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If it's anything like the '91 Prelude, which I... 1,361 Views / 59 Replies  
If it's anything like the '91 Prelude, which I owned, yes. I did my own brake jobs and they were fairly straightforward. However, this one has 4 wheel steering... so it might be more complicated.
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Posted by strictlyplaid, on Aug 25, 2007 at 07:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is FTPS (FTP with SSL/TLS), not SFTP (SSH... 334 Views / 1 Replies  
This is FTPS (FTP with SSL/TLS), not SFTP (SSH File Transfer), but I have had some success with Filezilla Server in the past:

FileZilla Server - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Aug 19, 2007 at 11:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A smartphone's text input ability is important... 2,783 Views / 96 Replies  
A smartphone's text input ability is important and integral to the UI experience, if you're planning on using it for e-mail/internet/etc.

It's not a worthless review, it's just an incomplete look...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Jun 23, 2007 at 05:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Despite my earlier lack of enthusiasm, I guess I... 608 Views / 23 Replies  
Despite my earlier lack of enthusiasm, I guess I should say that note-taking is one area where the Tablet really shines, particularly in environments where using a laptop would be distracting or rude...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Jun 14, 2007 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My Actius has the single-point tilt-and-swivel... 608 Views / 23 Replies  
My Actius has the single-point tilt-and-swivel hinge, and it's still very stiff and strong after 2+ years of constant use. However, this thing's build quality is very good indeed. My wife's new...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Jun 14, 2007 at 04:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a convertible tablet, the Sharp Actius... 608 Views / 23 Replies  
I have a convertible tablet, the Sharp Actius TN10W. At first, I was really impressed with it. Now, however, I find that I do most of my reading in its standard notebook mode. While there are tools...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Jun 13, 2007 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It seems like a dangerous strategy. If the... 449 Views / 28 Replies  
It seems like a dangerous strategy. If the burglar has a gun, you just went from getting robbed to possibly getting killed.

If you're going to pull a weapon, why not make it the most effective...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Jun 12, 2007 at 11:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Did anyone else read the thread title and expect... 3,111 Views / 97 Replies  
Did anyone else read the thread title and expect to see a discussion of guitars?
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Jun 9, 2007 at 05:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why you gotta hate, playa? Here's a slightly... 3,686 Views / 120 Replies  
Why you gotta hate, playa?

Here's a slightly larger variant of the old spud gun: The 2nd Amendment (http://www.secondamendmentgun.us/)
Posted by strictlyplaid, on May 7, 2007 at 06:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://img71.imageshack.us/img71/9271/firebertarmy... 1,105 Views / 28 Replies  
http://img71.imageshack.us/img71/9271/firebertarmyxz3.png (http://imageshack.us)
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Apr 19, 2007 at 05:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Could you make that picture a little bigger? I'm... 27,006 Views / 120 Replies  
Could you make that picture a little bigger? I'm having trouble seeing it. ;)
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Apr 19, 2007 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
OK, I got what happened when "centerchannel68"... 3,408 Views / 183 Replies  
OK, I got what happened when "centerchannel68" became "centerchanneI68" with the vertical I on "channel" ... but what's different about the Dakar-zeta name that let you register a second account?
...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Apr 16, 2007 at 09:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, that whole argument has been a bit weird... 11,897 Views / 160 Replies  
Yeah, that whole argument has been a bit weird for me. It seems a little like arguing over whether the steering wheel or the brakes is more important to driving a car...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Apr 3, 2007 at 02:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Academics like it because you can take notes on... 1,639 Views / 17 Replies  
Academics like it because you can take notes on eBooks and Journal articles, take notes at meetings less obtrusively, have your entire library of literature searchable and with you at all times, etc....
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 23, 2007 at 01:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maude Lebowski: Does the female form make you... 2,311 Views / 139 Replies  
Maude Lebowski: Does the female form make you uncomfortable, Mr. Lebowski?
The Dude: Uh, is that what this is a picture of?
Maude Lebowski: In a sense, yes. My art has been commended as being...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 14, 2007 at 06:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:thumbsup: 6,054 Views / 82 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 11, 2007 at 02:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can never decide if having an underpowered bike... 6,054 Views / 82 Replies  
I can never decide if having an underpowered bike is more, or less dangerous than having an overpowered bike. As long as you stay off the freeway, I actually think the bigger bike might be safer --...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 11, 2007 at 12:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What's the point? Dodge Neons and Porsche 911s... 4,341 Views / 169 Replies  
What's the point? Dodge Neons and Porsche 911s are both "coupes," but there's obviously no comparison in quality or performance -- certainly not in prestige. I think the point is that the SVX can be...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 6, 2007 at 04:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, it was even less than that. The... 4,341 Views / 169 Replies  
Actually, it was even less than that. The addition of the SVX to that list was made on 4 March 2007 at 6:17, less than two days ago, by someone called "Svxcess."

Recent Edit to the Grand tourer...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 6, 2007 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm the kind of guy who posted a two-line... 6,054 Views / 82 Replies  
I'm the kind of guy who posted a two-line response to Cash's argument about Chinese scooters. FWIW, I really do own that scooter.

Are you the kind of guy who copies and pastes marketing releases...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 2, 2007 at 09:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You guys = one overboard post by Eynstyn. 6,054 Views / 82 Replies  
You guys = one overboard post by Eynstyn.
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 2, 2007 at 09:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's what I have: 2007 TGB Key West 49cc... 6,054 Views / 82 Replies  
Here's what I have:

2007 TGB Key West 49cc Scooter by Cobra Powersports (http://www.cobrasales.com/101s.htm)

I actually have a rebadged/rebranded version of this scooter.
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 2, 2007 at 08:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I could be wrong, but non-titled vehicle does not... 6,054 Views / 82 Replies  
I could be wrong, but non-titled vehicle does not necessarily equal illegal to drive on public roads. I have a non-titled 49cc scooter that has state plates and registration and can be driven on...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 2, 2007 at 10:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: For freeway legal scooters,... 6,054 Views / 82 Replies  
:thumbsup:

For freeway legal scooters, might I suggest the KYMCO USA Xciting 500 (http://www.strmotorsports.com/showroom/scooters/xciting500/index.html) or Honda Silver Wing...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 1, 2007 at 12:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, I thought of something else... 4,756 Views / 136 Replies  
Actually, I thought of something else (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_Slide) when I read the thread title.

It's electric!
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 1, 2007 at 12:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't have any pictures of it, but when I was... 2,728 Views / 57 Replies  
I don't have any pictures of it, but when I was in middle school I saved my pennies from lawnmowing to buy my very own Mac Plus. This was in the early 90s, so the Plus cost me the whopping sum of...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 27, 2007 at 09:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nonsense. Bumpernuts is an equal opportunity... 1,022 Views / 16 Replies  
Nonsense. Bumpernuts is an equal opportunity (http://www.bumpernuts.com/black%20balls.htm) provider of tasteless humor. :lol:
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 25, 2007 at 01:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The store didn't work when I tried it this... 1,639 Views / 17 Replies  
The store didn't work when I tried it this morning.

I have to say, I don't like that it's a slate and not a convertible. The option to go back to a traditional laptop mode is key for me (my wife...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 25, 2007 at 10:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think I agree with eliminating property taxes... 1,297 Views / 48 Replies  
I think I agree with eliminating property taxes for the school funding and ownership reasons mentioned above. But a sales tax is not the way to do it. It has been empirically shown that the more...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 23, 2007 at 08:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Doesn't it cost more than $3.00 just to pay the... 868 Views / 31 Replies  
Doesn't it cost more than $3.00 just to pay the people collecting that money? I can't believe they'd make money off of that proposition.
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 18, 2007 at 10:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed. Maybe I'm too young to "get it?" 1,946 Views / 92 Replies  
Agreed. Maybe I'm too young to "get it?"
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 16, 2007 at 08:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Library books on the toilet?!? ...I think I... 1,101 Views / 52 Replies  
Library books on the toilet?!?

...I think I need a bigger book budget.
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 15, 2007 at 09:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
never mind 1,689 Views / 88 Replies  
never mind
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 12, 2007 at 09:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: We'll hold ya to it. Of course, your bet's a... 857 Views / 39 Replies  
We'll hold ya to it. Of course, your bet's a pretty safe one as bets go, as he could end up not making it for a wide variety of reasons that you couldn't anticipate today. As you mentioned in your...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 11, 2007 at 12:06 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: OK, I'll bite. Why? 857 Views / 39 Replies  
OK, I'll bite. Why?
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 8, 2007 at 03:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: I kind of want Vilsack to win, just because... 857 Views / 39 Replies  
I kind of want Vilsack to win, just because "President Vilsack" would sound funny.

In terms of actual ability to govern, I'm hopeful about Obama but I wonder whether he'll be too wishy-washy to...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 8, 2007 at 03:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, I understand that this is a graphic novel... 6,100 Views / 115 Replies  
Yeah, I understand that this is a graphic novel thing. I certainly understand that my tastes aren't the only ones out there. :-)

With Titanic and Pearl Harbor, I was actually OK with the additions...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 2, 2007 at 01:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I saw the preview for the movie in the theater... 6,100 Views / 115 Replies  
I saw the preview for the movie in the theater the other day. I don't know much about the movie, but what I saw seemed really bizarre. The actual story of the Spartans' defense of Thermopylae and the...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Feb 2, 2007 at 12:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Blu-ray. The Cell Processor. The RSX graphics... 94,565 Views / 2,738 Replies  
"Blu-ray. The Cell Processor. The RSX graphics chip. The PS3 was supposed to be the most insanely advanced gaming machine ever created. It was supposed to be able to deliver visuals well beyond...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Dec 18, 2006 at 05:31 PM, in Gaming
I'm not exactly sure what your point is. (I do... 94,565 Views / 2,738 Replies  
I'm not exactly sure what your point is. (I do have a theory (http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2006/02/10), though.)

The Wii's graphics are known to be inferior to PS3's or XBox360: it's half the...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Dec 16, 2006 at 11:44 AM, in Gaming
From the article: "Upon booting Vengeance,... 94,565 Views / 2,738 Replies  
From the article:

"Upon booting Vengeance, one truth becomes immediately visible: this game was rushed. Wii is theoretically more powerful than Xbox, but it doesn't have the pixel shading benefits...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Dec 16, 2006 at 11:29 AM, in Gaming
Yes. Dell sells the Precision Workstations that... 9,101 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes. Dell sells the Precision Workstations that you can equip with two dual-core or even quad-core Xeons. My department bought a couple of "dual dual-core" machines for use in doing simulations in...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Dec 16, 2006 at 11:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Great question. Something doesn't add up here. 984 Views / 43 Replies  
Great question. Something doesn't add up here.
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 23, 2006 at 10:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No no, he loves Nintendo. He owns more Nintendo... 869 Views / 27 Replies  
No no, he loves Nintendo. He owns more Nintendo stuff than you, just ask him. He even owns the Virtual Boy!

It just so happens that he sees absolutely nothing positive about any of the current or...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 23, 2006 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How long have you been just thorough? 12,597 Views / 902 Replies  
How long have you been just thorough?
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 23, 2006 at 08:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Vee-Duuuub, representing Deutschland! Oh,... 846 Views / 22 Replies  
Vee-Duuuub, representing Deutschland!

Oh, snap!
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 22, 2006 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't talk about rats like that. A rat wouldn't... 12,597 Views / 902 Replies  
Don't talk about rats like that. A rat wouldn't run away from a lump of indeterminate cells because it mistook it for a person.
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 19, 2006 at 07:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What answer would please you the most? 12,597 Views / 902 Replies  
What answer would please you the most?
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 19, 2006 at 06:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If he hadn't, I wouldn't have clicked it. God... 1,464 Views / 14 Replies  
If he hadn't, I wouldn't have clicked it. God only knows what g0atse-esque crap awaits at the other end of unidentified links.

Edit: sorry about the leetspeak, but apparently that word is...
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 19, 2006 at 05:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
More succinctly: p = can be operated on q... 12,597 Views / 902 Replies  
More succinctly:

p = can be operated on
q = is a person

aberdeen's Proposition:
p->q

By modus tollens, p->q = ~q -> ~p.
Posted by strictlyplaid, on Mar 19, 2006 at 02:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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