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Yikes! just what Heathrow needs, twice as many... 134,227 Views / 1,903 Replies  
Yikes! just what Heathrow needs, twice as many people arriving at one time so the lines at the passport checks can be twice as long :censor:

I was on an Airbus 300 last summer and it was a sweet...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jan 18, 2005 at 09:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've observed an interesting phenomenon. People... 2,902 Views / 60 Replies  
I've observed an interesting phenomenon. People who begin their computer using life on the Mac, can switch to other OSs with ease, but people who start out with Windows have a difficult time...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jan 14, 2005 at 09:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: Ugh, Windows XP Networking. Help a Mac Guy Cope. 495 Views / 5 Replies  
But he said he was using WPA keys - in my experience if you put "olePigeon" as the key in the router setup, that's what each user enters as they log on to the network. It's always worked for me.
...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jan 11, 2005 at 08:55 AM, in Networking
Your Netgear access point also supports WPA/PSK ... 542 Views / 7 Replies  
Your Netgear access point also supports WPA/PSK

Here's a couple of articles from Apple about the difference:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=108058
...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jan 2, 2005 at 09:49 AM, in Networking
You don't say what version of Photoshop you're... 530 Views / 2 Replies  
You don't say what version of Photoshop you're using, but there is probably an option for creating a web photo gallery. I have version 6 and it's under the File menu under Automation.

The dialog...
Posted by winwintoo, on Dec 31, 2004 at 02:55 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
If you're renting, MOVE! If you own the... 1,470 Views / 31 Replies  
If you're renting, MOVE!

If you own the house - you poor b$tard!

Mold is dangerous to your health! Tilex won't touch it.

m
Posted by winwintoo, on Dec 18, 2004 at 07:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I don't know about Alberta, but as far as... 3,931 Views / 225 Replies  
Well, I don't know about Alberta, but as far as I'm concerned, you can come and get Saskatchewan whenever you want it :D :D

The last couple of days it was cold enough to freeze the nuts off a...
Posted by winwintoo, on Dec 11, 2004 at 10:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Have we all lost sight of the fact that this... 3,931 Views / 225 Replies  
Have we all lost sight of the fact that this thread was originally about Asian immigrants and their driving abilities in Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA.

Canada being a sovereign country...
Posted by winwintoo, on Dec 11, 2004 at 03:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:D Glad I was able to contribute to the... 3,931 Views / 225 Replies  
:D

Glad I was able to contribute to the betterment of the community.

Margaret
Posted by winwintoo, on Dec 11, 2004 at 12:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The original post was so vague, and Mr. Athens... 3,931 Views / 225 Replies  
The original post was so vague, and Mr. Athens ability to communicate so impaired, I still don't know if this thread is about ethnic groups who refuse to learn English or about ethnic groups who are...
Posted by winwintoo, on Dec 11, 2004 at 11:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Sick of Immigrants that .... 3,931 Views / 225 Replies  
No need to be abusive Mr. Athens.

If you are too tired to make sense, perhaps you should take a deep breath and think about something else.

I'm curious why a Canadian would be using his sig to...
Posted by winwintoo, on Dec 11, 2004 at 10:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Sick of Immigrants that .... 3,931 Views / 225 Replies  
As a fellow (English speaking) Canadian, I feel I have the right, if not the obligation to poke some holes in your argument.

You used the two-word term "any one." I believe you meant to say...
Posted by winwintoo, on Dec 11, 2004 at 09:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If getting stopped from entering a bar is the... 2,045 Views / 55 Replies  
If getting stopped from entering a bar is the worst thing that ever happens to you, you'll be lucky, get over it.

Margaret
Posted by winwintoo, on Nov 30, 2004 at 09:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
HOLD THE PHONE! YOU DID GET GYPPED!! PUT THAT... 636 Views / 11 Replies  
HOLD THE PHONE! YOU DID GET GYPPED!! PUT THAT COMPUTER IN A BOX AND SEND IT DIRECTLY TO ME. YOUR $30 IS IN THE MAIL AS WE SPEAK. NO ONE SHOULD HAVE TO PAY THAT MUCH FOR A G4 MAC OR Mac WITHOUT A HARD...
Posted by winwintoo, on Nov 27, 2004 at 10:17 PM, in Applications
Hmmm maybe now wouldn't be a good time to tell... 2,066 Views / 23 Replies  
Hmmm maybe now wouldn't be a good time to tell you that the guys in the shop fixed my iBook for a $30 part and 2 hours labor = $107 CAD total.:hmm: :hmm:

Margaret
Posted by winwintoo, on Nov 27, 2004 at 10:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
An update on my iBook. I took it to the shop and... 2,066 Views / 23 Replies  
An update on my iBook. I took it to the shop and they installed a new bezel for me - total cost $107 CAD. I was very pleasantly surprised!

I was afraid it was going to need a whole new screen, but...
Posted by winwintoo, on Nov 24, 2004 at 11:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just installed a virus scanner on my PC laptop... 1,111 Views / 17 Replies  
I just installed a virus scanner on my PC laptop and out of 15 skins that were available for it, 2 were blatant OSX, and a couple were pretty close.

We're winning!

So far I haven't found...
Posted by winwintoo, on Nov 13, 2004 at 06:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey! I have the exact same iBook!! And my screen... 2,066 Views / 23 Replies  
Hey! I have the exact same iBook!! And my screen looks exactly like that too. One of the kids dropped it on the floor - the sturdy little thing kept right on computering, but you can't move the...
Posted by winwintoo, on Nov 12, 2004 at 06:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And then duck real quick 'cuz the locals will... 1,432 Views / 47 Replies  
And then duck real quick 'cuz the locals will stone you! :D :D

Assuming you're going to end up in London Heathrow airport sometime in your journey - probably land there - be prepared to stand in...
Posted by winwintoo, on Nov 11, 2004 at 12:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just to add to what others have said, the mouse... 752 Views / 10 Replies  
Just to add to what others have said, the mouse is "wireless" but it is positional on the Graphire tablet so it doesn't need any batteries - a big plus in my book and it's not that bad as mouses go....
Posted by winwintoo, on Nov 5, 2004 at 03:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I live here! and my Mac changed time on me. I... 1,342 Views / 40 Replies  
I live here! and my Mac changed time on me. I didn't realize that it changed and I'm sitting here starving and wondering why it isn't lunchtime yet and then I see this thread and sure enough it's...
Posted by winwintoo, on Oct 31, 2004 at 02:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ambush, I'm not a professional, but I was a... 1,022 Views / 42 Replies  
Ambush, I'm not a professional, but I was a mother just like that until I finally got some help.

Your mother is not well.

Talking to her doctor is a good suggestion. Tell the doctor what you've...
Posted by winwintoo, on Oct 31, 2004 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Oracle thinks I'm a freak - what did I say... 1,676 Views / 88 Replies  
The Oracle thinks I'm a freak - what did I say that was incorrect??

Can't you people see where your country is headed??

m
Posted by winwintoo, on Oct 17, 2004 at 05:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Having a draft again would disrupt your whole... 1,676 Views / 88 Replies  
Having a draft again would disrupt your whole economy. All the kids of poor parents would be drafted, all the kids of rich parents would be able to avoid it just like they always have and where would...
Posted by winwintoo, on Oct 17, 2004 at 10:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I found some tutorials here... 852 Views / 21 Replies  
I found some tutorials here (http://css.maxdesign.com.au/floatutorial/) that shed some light on this whole issue for me.

They also have a good tut about using list item tags for horizontal menus....
Posted by winwintoo, on Oct 11, 2004 at 07:08 AM, in Developer Center
Very interesting. In my spare time, I write - I'm... 668 Views / 18 Replies  
Very interesting. In my spare time, I write - I'm no darn good at it, but it amuses me - and I had an idea for a story about buildings getting blown up and so on all because some stuff was stored on...
Posted by winwintoo, on Sep 26, 2004 at 08:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't know if I should be more afraid living... 553 Views / 8 Replies  
I don't know if I should be more afraid living next door to a country where the *prez* could have ordered 9/11 or where people talk like that interview. :confused: :confused: :confused:

m
Posted by winwintoo, on Sep 22, 2004 at 10:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
In airports, your airport thingy on the menubar... 754 Views / 7 Replies  
In airports, your airport thingy on the menubar will automatically pick up the network if there is one (worked for me in 10.2.8 and 10.3), but you won't be able to send or receive mail until you pay...
Posted by winwintoo, on Sep 12, 2004 at 10:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
But women get a full body x-ray at Heathrow now... 769 Views / 17 Replies  
But women get a full body x-ray at Heathrow now and I had a full body pat-down because I had a tin of mints in my pocket that set off the alarm in Amsterdam. Our tickets were in first class, but...
Posted by winwintoo, on Sep 12, 2004 at 09:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I watched the video and I'm packing my bags to... 1,023 Views / 49 Replies  
I watched the video and I'm packing my bags to move to Turkey. I'm getting very afraid living next door to such a crazy country.

m. in Canada
Posted by winwintoo, on Sep 10, 2004 at 12:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I had my 10 year old Dodge Colt with the... 1,347 Views / 65 Replies  
I had my 10 year old Dodge Colt with the Mitsubishi engine in to Midas the other day for brakes and they couldn't find anything else to fix :D :D :D

In all that time I've only had to replace the...
Posted by winwintoo, on Aug 21, 2004 at 12:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You beat me to it! There are a bunch of store out... 2,340 Views / 68 Replies  
You beat me to it! There are a bunch of store out west that are trying to unionize now too. That's the way to shut them all down IMHO. Rather than pay decent wages and benefits, they'll just close...
Posted by winwintoo, on Aug 6, 2004 at 12:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My PB fits in my purse. I was a bit embarrassed... 859 Views / 19 Replies  
My PB fits in my purse. I was a bit embarrassed when I saw a man carrying the same purse and it looked better with his outfit, but I bet he didn't have a PowerBook in his :D :D :D

m (woman,...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jun 26, 2004 at 11:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I forgot to mention, he was the manager!! While... 2,371 Views / 53 Replies  
I forgot to mention, he was the manager!! While he was screwing up my credit card, he was also selling us an iMac for my mother and *forgot* to tell us that it was old stock and didn't have Panther...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jun 24, 2004 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So much advice, most of it good I'm sure. My... 2,371 Views / 53 Replies  
So much advice, most of it good I'm sure.

My experience. I've had lots of credit cards, never had a problem with the cards - except I spent too much, my bad.

Recently though, I bought a new...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jun 24, 2004 at 07:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It feels good to share your pain. We don't... 3,836 Views / 31 Replies  
It feels good to share your pain.

We don't have an actual Apple store, but we do have an Apple reseller. Did you know that just before Apple makes a major change in their lineup they dump the...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jun 15, 2004 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I knew all that education would come in handy... 1,224 Views / 38 Replies  
I knew all that education would come in handy some day. My parents will be so proud!!

I laughed a lot!

m :D :D :D :D
Posted by winwintoo, on Jun 13, 2004 at 08:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a Linksys and I still have a broadband... 630 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a Linksys and I still have a broadband modem - it's supplied by my ISP. What's wrong with that. Is there a Linksys that has the modem built into it? Didn't see one when I bought mine.

m
Posted by winwintoo, on Jun 9, 2004 at 09:49 AM, in Networking
I had an Airport Extreme and it would fail... 1,270 Views / 18 Replies  
I had an Airport Extreme and it would fail completely about every other day and the rest of the time it was flakey. BUT while my AEBS was unreliable, somebody had a wide open network simply labeled...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jun 8, 2004 at 08:26 PM, in Networking
I had a 600 iBook and used it and abused it for a... 980 Views / 18 Replies  
I had a 600 iBook and used it and abused it for a couple of years - even dropped in on the floor a few times and if anything it worked better after being dropped :D

I recently got a new PowerBook...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jun 7, 2004 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got an AEBS when I had my iBook and the... 1,025 Views / 10 Replies  
I got an AEBS when I had my iBook and the reception was crappy even though I was within a few feet of the thing - but I could always access some other guy's network that was broadcasting as "linksys"...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jun 4, 2004 at 07:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
She's mad that he drank $6 worth of beer and $120... 1,283 Views / 38 Replies  
She's mad that he drank $6 worth of beer and $120 worth of wine - not the least bit upset that her 13 year old son is DRINKING!

Sure sell the PS2 and teach him a lesson, but the lesson she should...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jun 4, 2004 at 07:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Can I jump in here and ask a question. I had an... 667 Views / 13 Replies  
Can I jump in here and ask a question. I had an AEBS but it was flakey so i ditched it and got a Linksys Wireless-G 2.4 Ghz - which is working fine.

My Sis and I use Timbuktu to keep Mom's...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jun 3, 2004 at 04:19 PM, in Networking
Hey, I've visited Houston a couple of times to... 9,585 Views / 30 Replies  
Hey, I've visited Houston a couple of times to stay with my brother - his house is for sale btw - and since he and SIL were at work during day, I had to rely on cabs to get around. I could give you...
Posted by winwintoo, on May 10, 2004 at 10:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Universal Sticky Idea 665 Views / 6 Replies  
Hmmm I can't find a pdf plugin for Sarari - where did you get it from??

I've actually been tossing this idea around lately too of being able to scribble on pdf documents as I read them.

Someone...
Posted by winwintoo, on May 8, 2004 at 01:59 PM, in macOS
Go on over to RetouchPro... 746 Views / 5 Replies  
Go on over to RetouchPro (http://www.retouchpro.com) and join their forums. There are folks there who have the skills (and are will to share) who could do this with their eyes closed and make it...
Posted by winwintoo, on Apr 25, 2004 at 11:15 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I'm probably stating the obvious, but have you... 518 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm probably stating the obvious, but have you reset the base station??

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=107451

I was having trouble with mine too and after I reset it, no more...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jan 29, 2004 at 03:50 PM, in Networking
Have you checked the prices in Buffalo and worked... 663 Views / 20 Replies  
Have you checked the prices in Buffalo and worked out the exchange??

I bought a Graphire III in Texas and when I checked the charge on my CC, it was only a few cents less than I could have bought...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jan 27, 2004 at 01:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmmm. My sis moved from Canada to the US... 683 Views / 24 Replies  
Hmmmm.

My sis moved from Canada to the US about 40 years ago. About 20 years after she moved, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Now following your cow logic, did she take the cancer with her...
Posted by winwintoo, on Jan 10, 2004 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Large cursor for visually challenged user 499 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all, I'm setting up an iMac running OS9.2 for my elderly, visually challenged mother. She is doing very well, but has difficulty keeping track of where the cursor is on the screen.

According to...
Posted by winwintoo, on Dec 27, 2003 at 04:32 PM, in Developer Center
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