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Please do take some time to visit the rest of the... 695 Views / 33 Replies  
Please do take some time to visit the rest of the UK. England does not equal the UK. England is just England, and while it's a lovely country, there's so much more to the area. Scotland, and...
Posted by All_Insane, on Jul 22, 2008 at 05:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A Canadian friend of mine, during one of his... 1,433 Views / 68 Replies  
A Canadian friend of mine, during one of his first nights in London, informed a girl that he liked her pants. He said that she gave him a dirty look and stormed off. We North Americans were very...
Posted by All_Insane, on Jun 22, 2008 at 01:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When I was in Corfu, Greece, we were warned NOT... 1,836 Views / 80 Replies  
When I was in Corfu, Greece, we were warned NOT to flush our TP, but to drop it in the garbage next to the toilet. It was explained to us that the plumbing in Greek toilets is poorly designed ("Must...
Posted by All_Insane, on Apr 20, 2008 at 07:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have to agree with you 100%, Koralatov. The... 580 Views / 9 Replies  
I have to agree with you 100%, Koralatov. The first 5 seasons of SG-1 did a good job balancing between week-by-week stories with an overarching plot that sort of lead them in a certain direction. ...
Posted by All_Insane, on Apr 10, 2008 at 07:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Woolworth's is really pushing these pink laptops.... 679 Views / 5 Replies  
Woolworth's is really pushing these pink laptops. I have yet to actually see anyone with one though. Not surprisingly.

Although it would go nicely with the pink TV, DVD player, stereo and alarm...
Posted by All_Insane, on Apr 10, 2008 at 07:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Since when are there new coins? How did I not... 769 Views / 30 Replies  
Since when are there new coins? How did I not know about this? Granted, I get all my news from reading the one-sentance headlines outside The Scotsman newstands, but surely something like "UK Has...
Posted by All_Insane, on Apr 3, 2008 at 01:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Interesting concept, the cultural differences in... 1,210 Views / 57 Replies  
Interesting concept, the cultural differences in understanding humor. I live in a hostel, so I'm surrounded by people of different cultures. One of my German friends seems to have a difficult time...
Posted by All_Insane, on Mar 22, 2008 at 02:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: As a North American currently located in the UK,... 1,360 Views / 27 Replies  
As a North American currently located in the UK, I can say with some confidence that there's probably not going to be a rising demand for knock-off yeast spreads on the black market, at least from my...
Posted by All_Insane, on Feb 25, 2008 at 01:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Never mind. Computer is fine... problem was with... 762 Views / 4 Replies  
Never mind. Computer is fine... problem was with the user. I overlook the blindingly obvious from time to time. This was such an instance. Thanks anyway.
Posted by All_Insane, on Jan 27, 2008 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Problems with Superdrive in iBook G4 762 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a G4 iBook that I bought used a few months ago. When I put in a blank DVD, I can hear it spinning in the drive, but it doesn't appear on the desktop. I have tried Sony DVD-R and Verbatim...
Posted by All_Insane, on Jan 24, 2008 at 12:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
One of these days, I'll have to teach my mother... 1,402 Views / 64 Replies  
One of these days, I'll have to teach my mother what a folder is. Her desktop's getting pretty cluttered. It was a momentous occasion when I taught her how to delete old documents, and I'm fairly...
Posted by All_Insane, on Oct 12, 2007 at 12:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've worked with a number of guys of varying... 1,683 Views / 22 Replies  
I've worked with a number of guys of varying heights over the years. As a short and rather non-threatening woman, I'm able to interact with these guys differently then a taller man would. I've...
Posted by All_Insane, on Oct 9, 2007 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I find that if the lead is too far advanced in a... 1,823 Views / 55 Replies  
I find that if the lead is too far advanced in a clicky pencil, its more likely to break on 0.5mm or 0.7mm. I keep my lead only about 1 1/2 clicks out. That being said, I had a pair of pencils with...
Posted by All_Insane, on Oct 8, 2007 at 10:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Pencil. 0.5mm lead, side advance, white eraser,... 1,823 Views / 55 Replies  
Pencil. 0.5mm lead, side advance, white eraser, mid-sized grip.

http://www.papermate.com/common/images/product/SN/56035_lg.jpg

This is my most favorite pencil in the world. Have it in green...
Posted by All_Insane, on Oct 8, 2007 at 06:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As a woman, if I had any particular hobbies, I'd... 1,619 Views / 54 Replies  
As a woman, if I had any particular hobbies, I'd be touched if my guy got me something high-end pertaining to said hobbies. Jewelry's nice enough, but kind of cliche. It also depends on the...
Posted by All_Insane, on Oct 7, 2007 at 03:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Guy I know has informed me that its damage to the... 903 Views / 5 Replies  
Guy I know has informed me that its damage to the screen itself.

If I want to replace it, I'll pay almost as much as I paid for the computer itself. $1024 for the part, $95 for labor.

Guess...
Posted by All_Insane, on Sep 30, 2007 at 04:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
I can foresee paint thinner making things worse. ... 903 Views / 5 Replies  
I can foresee paint thinner making things worse.

It might not be paint, it might be epoxy or something like that.
Posted by All_Insane, on Sep 28, 2007 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
Cleaning iMac screen? 903 Views / 5 Replies  
A bookend fell against my iMac's screen, and now there are a number of dark marks on it, like scuff marks, from the paint on the bookend. The screen doesn't appear to be seriously damaged, but the...
Posted by All_Insane, on Sep 28, 2007 at 02:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
On the radio, Ryan Seacrest was interviewing... 1,042 Views / 23 Replies  
On the radio, Ryan Seacrest was interviewing Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, from the movies). He explained to Radcliffe that he recently interviewed Miley Sirus aka Hannah Montana, and played a...
Posted by All_Insane, on Sep 25, 2007 at 02:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You claim to be all into Jewish girls, and then... 1,632 Views / 59 Replies  
You claim to be all into Jewish girls, and then you compare public education to Nazi concentration camps? I have some Jewish friends, maybe I can showcase your video-splicing talent by showing them...
Posted by All_Insane, on Sep 24, 2007 at 05:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well written, Kman. Unfortunately, NBC's... 2,059 Views / 78 Replies  
Well written, Kman. Unfortunately, NBC's decision seems to reflect the traditional, slow-to-change, 20th century attitudes of most of the important people involved not only in media distribution,...
Posted by All_Insane, on Aug 31, 2007 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
AFAIK, the US is the only country that has iTunes... 424 Views / 6 Replies  
AFAIK, the US is the only country that has iTunes movies and TV. Don't feel bad about being left out of the loop, we Canadians don't get the good stuff either. As always, it has to do with archaic...
Posted by All_Insane, on Aug 15, 2007 at 02:45 AM, in Applications
Up here in Canada, I have a US account through a... 707 Views / 15 Replies  
Up here in Canada, I have a US account through a Canadian bank. I amassed some US currency at a decent exchange rate, and deposited it into a US savings account, (thinking the Canadian dollar would...
Posted by All_Insane, on Aug 9, 2007 at 11:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Right, Intel. Typing and listening to someone... 469 Views / 2 Replies  
Right, Intel. Typing and listening to someone yapping leads to stupid typos.

Last Mac was a G5 PPC.
Posted by All_Insane, on Jun 16, 2007 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
G5 - disks won't eject sometimes 469 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 20" G5 C2D iMac, about 4 months old. I'm worried about the SuperDrive.

Twice, I've gone to open a DVD using VLC, and the DVD appears, but when I click on it, it appears to be empty. If...
Posted by All_Insane, on Jun 16, 2007 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.filmweb.no/bilder/multimedia/archive/00... 8,718 Views / 157 Replies  
http://www.filmweb.no/bilder/multimedia/archive/00100/Hugh_Jackman_spille_100843o.jpg

Mmm... arm porn...
Posted by All_Insane, on Jun 6, 2007 at 03:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is it France French or Quebec French? If the... 894 Views / 15 Replies  
Is it France French or Quebec French? If the latter, it would be the same as any other North American Powerbook, I would imagine. If the former, then Euro parts, as suggested.
Posted by All_Insane, on May 17, 2007 at 10:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Usually I work 3 pm - 11:30, but occasionally I... 1,199 Views / 39 Replies  
Usually I work 3 pm - 11:30, but occasionally I get suckered into working 3:00 pm - 2:00 or 3:00 am. For me, I start to get pretty tired around 11:00 - 11:30, when its going home time, but I get my...
Posted by All_Insane, on May 13, 2007 at 03:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cool, thanks. Finally something to replace... 2,866 Views / 3 Replies  
Cool, thanks. Finally something to replace Solitaire. :)
Posted by All_Insane, on May 11, 2007 at 01:28 PM, in Gaming
I wish I'd been able to afford AppleCare for the... 2,683 Views / 40 Replies  
I wish I'd been able to afford AppleCare for the iMac I bought in Nov. 2005. But, I was a student, I'd used up all my spare money and had to dip into my tuition money, and I figured, Apple's pretty...
Posted by All_Insane, on May 1, 2007 at 01:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I recently upgraded to 1.8.6b, around the same... 454 Views / 2 Replies  
I recently upgraded to 1.8.6b, around the same time as I lost my PPC iMac and got my new Intel iMac. Since then, I've found VLC crashing quite frequently, as well. Certainly more often than when I...
Posted by All_Insane, on Apr 19, 2007 at 08:15 PM, in Applications
Yeah, that's what's happened to mine a couple... 1,029 Views / 13 Replies  
Yeah, that's what's happened to mine a couple times. The iPod pops out, but its completely unharmed (and even unscratched). The Agent 18 case is also unharmed and unscratched. Its very durable,...
Posted by All_Insane, on Apr 5, 2007 at 02:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've used the Agent 18 since I got my Nano, and I... 1,029 Views / 13 Replies  
I've used the Agent 18 since I got my Nano, and I love it. I've dropped it on tile and on rough cement (both from a height of about 3 - 4 ft), and it has no cracks or scratches. Its completely...
Posted by All_Insane, on Mar 29, 2007 at 08:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
17" iBook G5 PPC: 14 months 20" iBook G5 Intel:... 14,567 Views / 34 Replies  
17" iBook G5 PPC: 14 months
20" iBook G5 Intel: *hopefully* a heck of a lot longer

(FYI, G3 clamshell iBook... 7 yrs and still going strong.)
Posted by All_Insane, on Mar 8, 2007 at 09:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I like both, for various reasons. When I'm... 2,544 Views / 73 Replies  
I like both, for various reasons. When I'm watching movies on my 21" TV from 1989, which is 4 feet away from the chairs, WS is too small. Corner to corner, its only 19". I most definitely prefer...
Posted by All_Insane, on Feb 18, 2007 at 03:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I work in a 12 storey building, in the prairies,... 1,536 Views / 18 Replies  
I work in a 12 storey building, in the prairies, where tornadoes occasionally hit (once a decade-ish). Of course we have basements and cement tunnels, but our customers are not allowed in them, even...
Posted by All_Insane, on Feb 13, 2007 at 11:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I switched to Dvorak last month when I was bored... 367 Views / 3 Replies  
I switched to Dvorak last month when I was bored (and drunk). I use it at home only (still on Qwerty at work) and I don't type thaaaaaat much these days now that I'm out of school. On Qwerty, I...
Posted by All_Insane, on Feb 13, 2007 at 06:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Number of years with the company: 3.5 Number of... 868 Views / 35 Replies  
Number of years with the company: 3.5
Number of reviews/evaluations: 0

We get a raise after 3 months, and then only again when the General Manager decides that the entire staff (500+) should get...
Posted by All_Insane, on Feb 6, 2007 at 04:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIW, I use Azureus extensively and have had no... 859 Views / 9 Replies  
FWIW, I use Azureus extensively and have had no problems with the updates.
Posted by All_Insane, on Feb 6, 2007 at 04:09 AM, in Applications
I had one woman, not too long ago, come to the... 1,098 Views / 39 Replies  
I had one woman, not too long ago, come to the desk and just starting lambasting me for some completely asinine reason (which I can't recall off the top of my head). After reaming me out for...
Posted by All_Insane, on Feb 4, 2007 at 05:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The customer is always right. Except when... 1,098 Views / 39 Replies  
The customer is always right.

Except when they're wrong.

Hotels in general (and mine in particular) seem to attract a lot of morons. People are turning me misanthropic.
Posted by All_Insane, on Feb 3, 2007 at 12:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I use MTR to rip the VIDEO_TS folder to my hard... 765 Views / 6 Replies  
I use MTR to rip the VIDEO_TS folder to my hard drive. I then use Handbrake to convert into individual episodes. (Make sure to label each episode properly, its such a pain sortnig mislabelled...
Posted by All_Insane, on Feb 3, 2007 at 03:03 AM, in Applications
Kid I used to work with got kicked out of a party... 1,683 Views / 59 Replies  
Kid I used to work with got kicked out of a party with some of his buddies, they got high, went back to the party and beat the host to death with baseball bats.
Posted by All_Insane, on Jan 29, 2007 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Rainbow Chips Ahoy! Mr. Christie, you make... 1,470 Views / 59 Replies  
Rainbow Chips Ahoy!

Mr. Christie, you make good cookies!
Posted by All_Insane, on Jan 27, 2007 at 02:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One word... well, two, but they're hyphenated...... 1,345 Views / 24 Replies  
One word... well, two, but they're hyphenated... colour-coding. When I was in Stats *shudder*, my printer was out of order, so I had to write out my cheat-sheets by hand. I did different formulae...
Posted by All_Insane, on Jan 24, 2007 at 04:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iBook - imminent HD failure? 309 Views / 0 Replies  
I've got an older iBook (Graphite G3 366, pre-DVD drive) that I putter with from time to time. Its crazy slow (64 mb ram, bogged down with all sorts of useless 3rd party extensions and apps that I...
Posted by All_Insane, on Jan 22, 2007 at 02:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm a girl. Born and raised on Macs. Definitely... 2,775 Views / 106 Replies  
I'm a girl. Born and raised on Macs. Definitely a geek. *egads!*

And I'm Canadian.
Posted by All_Insane, on Jan 21, 2007 at 01:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not up yet, but apparently they're doing a huge... 589 Views / 8 Replies  
Not up yet, but apparently they're doing a huge upgrade too. Hopefully they aren't having more legal troubles...
Posted by All_Insane, on Jan 20, 2007 at 01:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's been down for a couple of days. They've... 589 Views / 8 Replies  
It's been down for a couple of days. They've switched to a Canadian ISP and intent to be back up tomorrow.
Posted by All_Insane, on Jan 19, 2007 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mine's quiet, if I recall correctly (haven't used... 673 Views / 10 Replies  
Mine's quiet, if I recall correctly (haven't used it in a while). Except for the CD drive, which purrs.

Make sure you're backed up in case your HD is on the verge of crapping out.
Posted by All_Insane, on Jan 18, 2007 at 02:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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