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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8xZKaruMe4 ... 392 Views / 8 Replies  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8xZKaruMe4

This is from a couple years ago after our son was born. Can't figure out how to embed the video.
Posted by placebo1969, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I'll be getting one. I've been on the even... 2,237 Views / 126 Replies  
I'll be getting one. I've been on the even release cycle. Kind of like the good Star Trek movie thing. First iPhone was the 3G and then got the 4. Now it's time to get whatever it's going to be...
Posted by placebo1969, on Sep 6, 2012 at 05:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is the mouse that I have. 2,161 Views / 74 Replies  
This is the mouse that I have.
Posted by placebo1969, on Mar 17, 2012 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't know. Haven't had any problems with it in... 2,161 Views / 74 Replies  
Don't know. Haven't had any problems with it in nearly 12 and a half years. However, my almost 2 year old now grabs for it and mashes the buttons along with my keyboard. We'll see if the mouse can...
Posted by placebo1969, on Mar 15, 2012 at 12:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I still have a use daily my Intellimouse... 2,161 Views / 74 Replies  
I still have a use daily my Intellimouse Explorer. I bought it in late 1999. I did use the Apple mouse with the little ball for a year or so until the side buttons started acting up. Also, the...
Posted by placebo1969, on Mar 14, 2012 at 11:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I assumed you meant Super Bowl XLVI? ;) 2,304 Views / 73 Replies  
I assumed you meant Super Bowl XLVI? ;)
Posted by placebo1969, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This happens to me every so often. It used to... 3,580 Views / 11 Replies  
This happens to me every so often. It used to happen more, but not as much recently. This is what I do. Delete these preferences:
...
Posted by placebo1969, on Dec 4, 2011 at 11:54 PM, in macOS
Got it to work, but I never compressed the... 578 Views / 3 Replies  
Got it to work, but I never compressed the WidgetResources folder. Just emailed that folder and the weather widget to my wife's computer. Restarted and back in business.
Posted by placebo1969, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:06 AM, in macOS
Crap, my wife's MacBook's having that problem. I... 578 Views / 3 Replies  
Crap, my wife's MacBook's having that problem. I never got around to installing Snow Leopard on her machine. And I'm running Lion on my iMac. I'll see if that solution works.
Posted by placebo1969, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:03 AM, in macOS
Poll: I hadn't been to Aberdeen in years. However, in... 591 Views / 13 Replies  
I hadn't been to Aberdeen in years. However, in the past couple of month or so I was there twice for my wife's grandfather who passed away. It is a depressed town economically, but growing up in...
Posted by placebo1969, on Oct 9, 2011 at 11:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. You can get the color in the sidebar icons... 1,069 Views / 1 Replies  
Yes. You can get the color in the sidebar icons here. (http://osxdaily.com/2011/08/25/get-color-sidebar-icons-back-in-mac-os-x-10-7-lion-finder-windows/)
Posted by placebo1969, on Oct 5, 2011 at 11:53 PM, in macOS
:lol: 823 Views / 21 Replies  
:lol:
Posted by placebo1969, on Mar 26, 2011 at 04:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No, I didn't think to do that because the... 1,043 Views / 6 Replies  
No, I didn't think to do that because the headphones are a couple years old. I may give it a shot.
Posted by placebo1969, on Mar 16, 2011 at 11:28 AM, in Marketplace
Need: Silicone tips for Apple In-Ear Headphone 1,043 Views / 6 Replies  
I've had my Apple In-Hear Headphones (http://store.apple.com/us/product/MA850G/B?fnode=MTc0MjU4ODc&mco=MTc0MjU1NzQ) for a couple years and use them everyday. One of the silicone ear tips is tearing....
Posted by placebo1969, on Mar 15, 2011 at 12:04 AM, in Marketplace
Heh, it looks like even he gave up on the Zune a... 10,303 Views / 242 Replies  
Heh, it looks like even he gave up on the Zune a couple years ago.
Posted by placebo1969, on Mar 14, 2011 at 11:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This guy hardest hit.... 10,303 Views / 242 Replies  
This guy hardest hit. (http://www.engadget.com/2007/06/11/what-kind-of-man-gets-a-zune-tattoo/)
Posted by placebo1969, on Mar 14, 2011 at 11:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes they are. I should have been more specific... 2,335 Views / 87 Replies  
Yes they are. I should have been more specific regarding somewhat bigger cities. At least when I watch the Seattle stations, they always list Bellingham as the highest. They probably factor in...
Posted by placebo1969, on Mar 12, 2011 at 04:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Worlds colliding. Ironically, Bellingham... 2,335 Views / 87 Replies  
Worlds colliding.

Ironically, Bellingham has the highest gasoline prices in the entire state. I blame the Canadians.
Posted by placebo1969, on Mar 12, 2011 at 02:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That or Crazy Town. 775 Views / 11 Replies  
That or Crazy Town.
Posted by placebo1969, on Feb 26, 2011 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I absolutely love "Still Got The Blues For... 675 Views / 8 Replies  
I absolutely love "Still Got The Blues For You."
Posted by placebo1969, on Feb 11, 2011 at 12:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Miss Cristina drives a 944. 714 Views / 5 Replies  
Miss Cristina drives a 944.
Posted by placebo1969, on Dec 10, 2010 at 12:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When I was in college I noticed a lump in my... 1,054 Views / 37 Replies  
When I was in college I noticed a lump in my underarm. I went to the college health clinic who immediately worked the STD angle. I tried to tell them I didn't think that was really possible due to...
Posted by placebo1969, on Dec 4, 2010 at 12:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I read that too. Are there any releases... 2,523 Views / 130 Replies  
Yeah, I read that too. Are there any releases that are completely "album-only"? As much as I like AC/DC (especially the Bon Scott era), I don't think them as a album band like Pink Floyd.
Posted by placebo1969, on Nov 17, 2010 at 12:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Catholicism teaches that sex outside of marriage... 11,719 Views / 368 Replies  
Catholicism teaches that sex outside of marriage is adultery. Yes, masturbation is sex with yourself. It is considered adultery based on that definition. I know I've said a few Hail Marys. So...
Posted by placebo1969, on Nov 11, 2010 at 11:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
They only started doing it for Veteran's Day the... 486 Views / 6 Replies  
They only started doing it for Veteran's Day the past couple of years. Here's a link to all of Google's holiday logos dating back to 1998. (http://www.google.com/logos/index.html)
Posted by placebo1969, on Nov 11, 2010 at 11:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: No problems with iPhoto 9.0 or the 9.0.1 update. ... 3,846 Views / 32 Replies  
No problems with iPhoto 9.0 or the 9.0.1 update. But there are a few things that really irk me:

1. The ability to email photos without a template. I'm hoping this will be changed at some...
Posted by placebo1969, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:25 AM, in Applications
The Bumper works on the dock of our iHome... 18,601 Views / 677 Replies  
The Bumper works on the dock of our iHome clock/radio. It even fits on the cheap Dynex (Best Buy) dock for my home stereo. However, it's a few years old and I get the not compatible warning on my...
Posted by placebo1969, on Aug 4, 2010 at 12:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Her heel is dirty. 3,775,594 Views / 4,274 Replies  
Her heel is dirty.
Posted by placebo1969, on Jul 29, 2010 at 01:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I purchased my Bumper from the Apple Store online... 18,601 Views / 677 Replies  
I purchased my Bumper from the Apple Store online (had an old gift card) and got it about a week after I got my iPhone. I just got an email from Apple that they will be mailing me a new gift card...
Posted by placebo1969, on Jul 27, 2010 at 12:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just checked mine. My last month was 673 MB. ... 1,784 Views / 17 Replies  
I just checked mine. My last month was 673 MB. The previous few months were averaging about 100. Curiously, my February was 482. I still have the unlimited plan and was thinking about going to...
Posted by placebo1969, on Jul 21, 2010 at 12:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Still one of my favorite movies of all time. 1,309 Views / 45 Replies  
Still one of my favorite movies of all time.
Posted by placebo1969, on Jul 20, 2010 at 01:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Now you tell me. :p 4,906 Views / 155 Replies  
Now you tell me. :p
Posted by placebo1969, on Jul 16, 2010 at 07:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I was able to get out of recovery mode by using... 4,906 Views / 155 Replies  
I was able to get out of recovery mode by using RecBook Exit Only. I'm currently re-syncing all my songs, photos, etc. Been a very frustrating last 3+ hours.
Posted by placebo1969, on Jul 16, 2010 at 12:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No luck after several attempts. I tried the... 4,906 Views / 155 Replies  
No luck after several attempts. I tried the previous firmware at iClarified to no avail. I'm an hour and half from the nearest Apple Store. I made an appointment and will be heading down there...
Posted by placebo1969, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It says it's in recovery mode already. I'm... 4,906 Views / 155 Replies  
It says it's in recovery mode already. I'm trying to update/restore right now with a different user account.
Posted by placebo1969, on Jul 15, 2010 at 10:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've also doubted the whole "this updated totally... 4,906 Views / 155 Replies  
I've also doubted the whole "this updated totally ruined" whatever. But it's true. I've tried updating 4.0.1 three times now and keep getting an unexpected error. iTunes says I need to restore...
Posted by placebo1969, on Jul 15, 2010 at 10:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks. The original guy never called me back. ... 959 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks. The original guy never called me back. I need to take some photos and post it, but a 3 month old keeps getting in the way. :p
Posted by placebo1969, on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Possibly dumb question: I thought Apple had ads... 5,487 Views / 157 Replies  
Possibly dumb question: I thought Apple had ads that you can't be on the phone and receive data at the same time with Verizon. Has that changed?
Posted by placebo1969, on Jun 29, 2010 at 09:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks. I guess I'll let the guy know. I will... 959 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks. I guess I'll let the guy know. I will try to sell it was an iPod touch.
Posted by placebo1969, on Jun 28, 2010 at 01:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Selling 3G iPhone question 959 Views / 14 Replies  
My sister got me in touch with a guy who wants to buy my 3G iPhone. He said he's with T-Mobile for a few more months and then switching to AT&T. He said he was going to swap out the SIM and should be...
Posted by placebo1969, on Jun 28, 2010 at 11:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My first computer was a Sinclair ZX81. I was 12.... 986 Views / 6 Replies  
My first computer was a Sinclair ZX81. I was 12. Still have it, but I think I fried it a long time ago using the wrong power adapter. I also have a Timex-Sinclair 2068. Interestingly, I didn't...
Posted by placebo1969, on Jun 21, 2010 at 12:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I saw the original Star Wars movie in the theater... 1,566 Views / 55 Replies  
I saw the original Star Wars movie in the theater when I was 8. It was the first movie I ever saw.
Posted by placebo1969, on May 22, 2010 at 04:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was Rainbow In the Dark for me. 518 Views / 6 Replies  
It was Rainbow In the Dark for me.
Posted by placebo1969, on May 16, 2010 at 08:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, as I said originally, it's been a long time... 582 Views / 13 Replies  
Well, as I said originally, it's been a long time since she initially introduced herself (5 years). I don't even know if she knows my name. ;)
Posted by placebo1969, on Apr 7, 2010 at 07:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone speak Vietnamese? 582 Views / 13 Replies  
So, this kind of reminds me of a Seinfeld episode. About 5 years ago, I started getting my hair cut at the mall by a Vietnamese woman who is also my neighbor. Her name is spelled Duc. I swore that...
Posted by placebo1969, on Apr 6, 2010 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's Daylight Saving Time without the s. :p 1,233 Views / 47 Replies  
It's Daylight Saving Time without the s. :p
Posted by placebo1969, on Mar 14, 2010 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess I should add that people who criticize... 1,573 Views / 66 Replies  
I guess I should add that people who criticize the President regarding the teleprompter isn't that he just that he uses it. It's the belief that he relies on it too much. Of course the last several...
Posted by placebo1969, on Feb 13, 2010 at 04:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I didn't make fun of President Obama and his use... 1,573 Views / 66 Replies  
I didn't make fun of President Obama and his use of the teleprompter.
Posted by placebo1969, on Feb 13, 2010 at 04:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I guess it was okay when Dianne Feinstein did it... 1,573 Views / 66 Replies  
I guess it was okay when Dianne Feinstein did it in 1990.

For the record, it was. Just as it was okay for Sarah Palin.
Posted by placebo1969, on Feb 13, 2010 at 02:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
5 words on her hand for a 40 minute (I believe)... 1,573 Views / 66 Replies  
5 words on her hand for a 40 minute (I believe) speech. Yeah, that's a crime. The left is getting desperate.
Posted by placebo1969, on Feb 9, 2010 at 12:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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