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I think the negative netbook comparisons have... 6,020 Views / 190 Replies  
I think the negative netbook comparisons have been largely flawed, or at least skewed to meet the notions of a vocal minority.

Seems to me the angry crowd are largely people who wanted a cheap...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 31, 2010 at 12:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Seems to me that Apple has taken the time to prep... 944 Views / 16 Replies  
Seems to me that Apple has taken the time to prep SL for the next generation of hardware. Its all the under-the-hood improvements that will really bear fruit over the next 18 months. While I'm...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 13, 2010 at 07:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Well, you've painted yourself in a very tiny... 11,629 Views / 735 Replies  
Well, you've painted yourself in a very tiny corner with this reasoning. I'm sure you'll be on the wrong side of history on this one so it makes no point in continuing to beat the same dead horse.
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Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 13, 2010 at 07:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Somewhere a marketing company needs your talents. 819 Views / 32 Replies  
Somewhere a marketing company needs your talents.
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think this is one of those issues for which... 581 Views / 32 Replies  
I think this is one of those issues for which there isn't a supply side solution, not without seriously compromising our open society. If people want to believe "Death Panel" nonsense, there is no...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Because of United Fruit Company... 819 Views / 32 Replies  
Because of United Fruit Company (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Fruit)
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 12, 2010 at 09:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Who said anything about downgrading training or... 11,629 Views / 735 Replies  
Who said anything about downgrading training or preparation? The argument was made that sexual tension in the workplace was going to cause some mysterious reaction which would lessen the ability of...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 12, 2010 at 09:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Nice misdirection. Totally different set of... 11,629 Views / 735 Replies  
Nice misdirection. Totally different set of goalposts.

I don't know any statistics on how military people feel about gay marriage, you may be right. But there's a pretty big difference between...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 12, 2010 at 07:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You'll notice I said "core audience". I realize... 581 Views / 32 Replies  
You'll notice I said "core audience". I realize some independents might watch Fox News, but I doubt that Sarah Palin is making a bold career move so that she'll have an open forum to independents. ...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 12, 2010 at 07:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You really think all the radar techs and diesel... 11,629 Views / 735 Replies  
You really think all the radar techs and diesel mechanics are headed to foxholes any time soon? Yes, I realize that the letter of the law would require them to do so, but if we ever get to that...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 12, 2010 at 07:04 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Kudos to OAW and ebuddy for conducting the most... 970 Views / 34 Replies  
Kudos to OAW and ebuddy for conducting the most thoughtful and reasoned discussion of the topic I've seen all year. If only the national discourse was being conducted on this level we might actually...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 12, 2010 at 06:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
People make it sound like going to work in the... 11,629 Views / 735 Replies  
People make it sound like going to work in the military is being on the front lines of a battle. The vast majority of people in the military have boring jobs and sexual tension is probably not going...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 12, 2010 at 06:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Its actually the smartest move she's made yet. ... 581 Views / 32 Replies  
Its actually the smartest move she's made yet. Why the hell not cozy up to Fox and get access to their core audience? Hell, its a GOP Caucus 365 days a year.
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 12, 2010 at 06:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Problem: widespread religious beliefs that human... 645 Views / 32 Replies  
Problem: widespread religious beliefs that human sacrifice can be to your benefit

Solution: promote a different religion where a particular human sacrifice was the best thing that ever happened...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 12, 2010 at 06:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: I think their d-backs are over-rated. They've... 2,325 Views / 104 Replies  
I think their d-backs are over-rated. They've been protected by that ludicrous pass rush which usually does the job before offenses can do anything. They were in man coverage the entire first half...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 20, 2009 at 09:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Reasons its way more expensive than past events: ... 2,548 Views / 126 Replies  
Reasons its way more expensive than past events:

1. WAAAAAAY more people
2. Global event which will command a global audience like no presidential inaguration in history

Which leads to the...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 19, 2009 at 09:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: The only thing better than beating the Ravens is... 2,325 Views / 104 Replies  
The only thing better than beating the Ravens is listening to their fans whine and moan about refs and cheap hits. LOL. Talk about irony.

edited to add: no one has done that here yet, I was...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 19, 2009 at 09:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Putting WAAAY to much into the numbers. The... 2,325 Views / 104 Replies  
Putting WAAAY to much into the numbers. The Steelers offense wasn't pretty today, but they were playing arguably the toughest defense in the league (outside their own). Not to mention a fierce...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 19, 2009 at 08:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Macbook Air = sexiest computer evah, that alone... 5,606 Views / 305 Replies  
Macbook Air = sexiest computer evah, that alone will sell a bunch. And despite people's nay-saying its going to be hugely popular in the subnotebook segment and might even expand that size of that...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 16, 2008 at 02:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not having a spare is certainly something... 930 Views / 19 Replies  
Not having a spare is certainly something potential buyers will weigh. That's a pretty common thing for the travel set who will be considering a MBA.

Taking it to the shop to get a new battery put...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 16, 2008 at 01:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The subnotebook market is dominated by style... 8,308 Views / 251 Replies  
The subnotebook market is dominated by style junkies who will gleefully fork over the ducats for an MBA. They are also users who will not feel the pinch of any of its limitations you have listed...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Jan 16, 2008 at 01:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
SS was never meant to be a full pension. It was a... 1,045 Views / 24 Replies  
SS was never meant to be a full pension. It was a safety net. But as private pensions starting going the way of the Dodo, it kept getting expanded.

And despite all that abuse, it HAS been a...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 9, 2007 at 03:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
LMAO, classic. Ideology always wins over reality... 3,702 Views / 285 Replies  
LMAO, classic. Ideology always wins over reality every time.

Nearly every industrialized nation in the world has figured out how to deliver quality healthcare to their entire population for less...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 9, 2007 at 03:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Wow, this thread has about as much factual... 1,126 Views / 72 Replies  
Wow, this thread has about as much factual treatment of Chavez and Venezuela as the TV news.

Give yourselves a nice big round of applause.
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 9, 2007 at 03:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Your points are only valid if you deny that... 3,702 Views / 285 Replies  
Your points are only valid if you deny that things can improve.

There are lots of quality Republicans out there. There are lots of quality Democrats. I don't just mean individuals, I mean actual...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 9, 2007 at 03:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Why the f*ck wouldn't China be militarizing? Why... 1,062 Views / 84 Replies  
Why the f*ck wouldn't China be militarizing? Why the f*ck wouldn't they be paying attention to the middle east?

You think Americans are the only people who know there the oil is?

Physician,...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 7, 2007 at 03:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, I'm not ready to say that politicians... 304 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, I'm not ready to say that politicians around the world are more altruistic than American politicians, but the point we agree on is that short-sightedness has been the halmark of American...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 7, 2007 at 03:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You're not reading my posts, are you? 3,702 Views / 285 Replies  
You're not reading my posts, are you?
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 7, 2007 at 03:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Good post and a very important topic. I've... 304 Views / 3 Replies  
Good post and a very important topic.

I've been arguing for a long time that we're fighting the WoT not only in the wrong way but in the wrong places. Pakistan has to be at the top of the list.
...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 7, 2007 at 08:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Right. Transparency makes government accountable.... 1,062 Views / 84 Replies  
Right. Transparency makes government accountable. Which is why people don't get so nervous about the Department of Health and Human Services, but get all kinds of jumpy about the Pentagon. Why trust...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 7, 2007 at 08:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Not every day I get to offer subego a... 1,040 Views / 34 Replies  
Not every day I get to offer subego a :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

Feels good for a change :)
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 7, 2007 at 04:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
In my experience, the people who say that the... 1,062 Views / 84 Replies  
In my experience, the people who say that the government can't be trusted to run healthcare are the same people who tell us to trust the president when it comes to sending our troops to war. In...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 7, 2007 at 04:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
While I'm guilty of taking pot-shots on easy... 3,702 Views / 285 Replies  
While I'm guilty of taking pot-shots on easy targets like corrupt and incompetent political parties, the truth of that matter is that we really have no one to blame but ourselves.

My support for...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 7, 2007 at 04:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
http://www.dailypepper.com/mt/archives/wal_mart_gr... 8,230 Views / 232 Replies  
http://www.dailypepper.com/mt/archives/wal_mart_greeter.bmp
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 6, 2007 at 08:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Never underestimate the stupidty and incompetence... 3,702 Views / 285 Replies  
Never underestimate the stupidty and incompetence of the Democratic party

Seriously, 90% of the leadership of both parties should be rounded up, their organs harvested and their useless husks...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 6, 2007 at 08:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't think we're that far apart on this. ... 3,702 Views / 285 Replies  
I don't think we're that far apart on this.

Essentially you're speaking against people becoming complacent on entitlements. While I might agree in principle, I think that its essentially a red...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 5, 2007 at 07:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Bootcamp. Parallels works with my existing... 1,123 Views / 25 Replies  
Bootcamp.

Parallels works with my existing Bootcamp windows partition.
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 5, 2007 at 12:13 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
No one is talking about sending them to the... 3,702 Views / 285 Replies  
No one is talking about sending them to the guillotine. The topic wasn't about whether or not the wealthy are philanthropic or evil. The topic was about the politically motivated myth that the...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 4, 2007 at 11:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fair enough. I spent about 15 mintues... 1,580 Views / 108 Replies  
Fair enough.

I spent about 15 mintues researching this and found that Public Citizen did a report challenging a few of the Tuft's Findings. You can see a pdf here....
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 4, 2007 at 08:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Again we see how mythology trumps reality on this... 3,702 Views / 285 Replies  
Again we see how mythology trumps reality on this topic.

Who exactly is the goverment building wealth for? You may be shocked to learn that it isn't pouring billions into the pockets inner-city...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Nov 4, 2007 at 08:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Translation: drugs with sales of more than... 1,580 Views / 108 Replies  
Translation:

drugs with sales of more than $500 million a year = drugs for impotence, depresssion, insomnia, heart burn, etc.....

Yep, those are developed mostly in house. Cancer, AIDS,...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Oct 31, 2007 at 09:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Tax cuts can only lead to increased government... 3,702 Views / 285 Replies  
Tax cuts can only lead to increased government revenue if the capital stays here. Right now America is a shaky investment so all the capital we are freeing up for investment is leaving the country....
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Oct 31, 2007 at 08:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
What happens? Time out? 761 Views / 17 Replies  
What happens? Time out?
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Oct 31, 2007 at 03:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Ventrilo also needs update to latest rev for... 4,845 Views / 62 Replies  
Ventrilo also needs update to latest rev for worky. Don't show up to raid without it.
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Oct 30, 2007 at 06:19 AM, in Applications
While some might argue that these are design... 6,356 Views / 141 Replies  
While some might argue that these are design choices by Apple, I happen to think they are simply the natural result of changing the underlying function of FR. All of the behaviors that people are...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Oct 30, 2007 at 06:14 AM, in Applications
QFT 2,305 Views / 66 Replies  
QFT
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Oct 30, 2007 at 06:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Epic review. He's got to be one fierce two-fisted... 1,048 Views / 24 Replies  
Epic review. He's got to be one fierce two-fisted coffee drinking insomniac.

I can't disagree with his UI complaints, although I think its only fair to admit that not all Apple users are graphic...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Oct 30, 2007 at 05:54 AM, in Mac OS X
I believe so yes. In fact, you can invite someone... 761 Views / 17 Replies  
I believe so yes. In fact, you can invite someone who does not have it turned on and the invitation just times out as if there was an ordinary netowork error instead of correctly informing that one...
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Oct 30, 2007 at 05:46 AM, in Mac OS X
I have the Leopard family pack. One DVD. One... 4,407 Views / 55 Replies  
I have the Leopard family pack. One DVD. One booklet introducing you to features in Leopard. Snazzy box. That is all.
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Oct 30, 2007 at 05:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Here we are in agreement. After all, iTunes... 6,356 Views / 141 Replies  
Here we are in agreement. After all, iTunes doesn't stop playing a song just because I browse other playlists. Is this just a quality miss or is there some technical reason FR can't do this?
Posted by thunderous_funker, on Oct 29, 2007 at 06:15 AM, in Applications
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