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That might have something to do with it. I think... 30,670 Views / 100 Replies  
That might have something to do with it. I think another big issue is that people are typing at an odd angle.... though I would think typing with your wrists below the keyboard would be incredibly...
Posted by Nicko, on Nov 18, 2010 at 07:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Valve runs better, system seems snappier, and... 2,357 Views / 59 Replies  
Valve runs better, system seems snappier, and battery life improved. A great update.
Posted by Nicko, on Nov 14, 2010 at 07:16 AM, in Mac OS X
Hey be nice, iphones have feelings too! IMO... 4,088 Views / 69 Replies  
Hey be nice, iphones have feelings too!

IMO the criticisms in this thread are mostly non issues considering the iphone is version 1.0.
I just bought a new samsung and it makes speakers buzz when...
Posted by Nicko, on Jul 19, 2007 at 07:40 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Are the colonies misbehaving again? :D 1,633 Views / 38 Replies  
Are the colonies misbehaving again? :D
Posted by Nicko, on May 8, 2007 at 03:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, ****. There goes the planet. 926 Views / 45 Replies  
Oh, ****. There goes the planet.
Posted by Nicko, on May 7, 2007 at 03:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Heh, what are they going to do? Make radioactive... 1,655 Views / 68 Replies  
Heh, what are they going to do? Make radioactive oil? :D
Posted by Nicko, on May 7, 2007 at 02:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It gets even better when you consider how reliant... 1,655 Views / 68 Replies  
It gets even better when you consider how reliant the US is on our sweet Canadian oil :lol:
Posted by Nicko, on May 7, 2007 at 02:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
http://thebookblogger.com/images/0400saigon1.jpeg... 1,655 Views / 68 Replies  
http://thebookblogger.com/images/0400saigon1.jpeg

Most likely outcome...
Saw this posted on another forum. ;)
Posted by Nicko, on May 7, 2007 at 05:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Mitt Romney's Hidden Geek What we can learn... 4,073 Views / 118 Replies  
Mitt Romney's Hidden Geek
What we can learn from Romney's favorite book.
By John Dickerson
Posted Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at 2:07 PM ET

If you plan to run for president, you have to get your...
Posted by Nicko, on May 4, 2007 at 04:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Bush Countdown 786 Views / 35 Replies  
FYI

Customized counter (http://www.timeanddate.com/counters/customcounter.html?month=1&day=20&year=2009&hour=12&min=0&sec=0&p0=263)
Posted by Nicko, on May 3, 2007 at 10:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
and WTF is with dumbing down Casino Royal with... 2,843 Views / 47 Replies  
and WTF is with dumbing down Casino Royal with bond playing poker??!?
Posted by Nicko, on May 3, 2007 at 09:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Super Mario - you teach these bastards what a... 2,843 Views / 47 Replies  
Super Mario - you teach these bastards what a real spy is.

Besides, Bourne doesn't meet girls named Pussy Galore.
Posted by Nicko, on May 3, 2007 at 09:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
strong coffee and get up and walk around... 1,196 Views / 39 Replies  
strong coffee

and get up and walk around every 20 minutes, that'll help.
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 23, 2007 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agree with up till .... Iraq. Afghanistan I can... 1,545 Views / 77 Replies  
Agree with up till .... Iraq. Afghanistan I can understand. The Taliban were and continue to be a menace (especially to the Afghans) . But Iraq???? Come on, there is STILL no proof there was ANY...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 23, 2007 at 04:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
faith in humanity.... slightly encouraged 592 Views / 17 Replies  
faith in humanity.... slightly encouraged
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 23, 2007 at 04:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well I guess people can eat garbage if they want,... 21,273 Views / 67 Replies  
Well I guess people can eat garbage if they want, but its in everyone's interest to educate themselves isn't it? ;)

Crisco was the first hydrogenated oil, from wiki:

Crisco, a popular brand of...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 23, 2007 at 03:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:lol: finboy are you planning a revolt?... 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
:lol:

finboy are you planning a revolt? They'll just nuke you from orbit you know. You wouldn't have time time to target them with your shotgun.
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 22, 2007 at 05:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
As others have said go with the Eurorail pass ... 824 Views / 23 Replies  
As others have said go with the Eurorail pass

Only foreigners can buy the eurorail pass, it can save you ALOT of money. The pass also gives you discounts at certain hotel chains. The secret is to...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 22, 2007 at 02:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a Mac forum? :confused: 1,179 Views / 42 Replies  
This is a Mac forum? :confused:
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 21, 2007 at 06:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, the dead sea is being drained (due to over... 1,507 Views / 88 Replies  
Well, the dead sea is being drained (due to over utilization by surrounding coutries), perhaps when it is dried up in 50 or so years they could give the Palestinians that land. :p

Otherwise I...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 21, 2007 at 12:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
All 'sides' in the middle east have committed and... 1,507 Views / 88 Replies  
All 'sides' in the middle east have committed and continue to commit atrocities against each other. To deny this is nothing but propaganda. But continue to try to convince yourself that your country...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 21, 2007 at 12:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No kidding. In fact, one could argue that... 1,507 Views / 88 Replies  
No kidding. In fact, one could argue that terrorists who win are usually called freedom fighters afterward. :p

Next vmarks is going to try to argue that groups such as the tamil tigers are not...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 21, 2007 at 11:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Consider that for the first time in recent... 21,273 Views / 67 Replies  
Consider that for the first time in recent history, due to obesity rates, life expectancy is actually FALLING in developed economies. Even taking into account developments in medicine, a majority of...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 21, 2007 at 04:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I would argue that far from having 'free choice'... 21,273 Views / 67 Replies  
I would argue that far from having 'free choice' in what people are eating, it is being dictated by the multinationals. Most people are obese because their diet consists of:

- meat
- sugar...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 20, 2007 at 06:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
FYI your chocolate rations have been reduced to... 21,273 Views / 67 Replies  
FYI your chocolate rations have been reduced to 20 grams per week.
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 20, 2007 at 06:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How about issue every citizen with a calorie... 21,273 Views / 67 Replies  
How about issue every citizen with a calorie card. Once they max out their food intake per day they wouldn't legally be able to buy any more food. Of course, there is the problem of monitoring the...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 20, 2007 at 05:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, Alec Baldwin is a wife beater so this isn't... 2,533 Views / 90 Replies  
Well, Alec Baldwin is a wife beater so this isn't surprising.
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 20, 2007 at 09:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmm I would have said he was emulating the... 1,507 Views / 88 Replies  
Hmmm I would have said he was emulating the extreme fundamentalist conservative position. But when you get that far gone, they both end up looking the same :p
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 20, 2007 at 04:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Ok stop there. If Iran gets their nukes do you... 1,507 Views / 88 Replies  
Ok stop there. If Iran gets their nukes do you honestly think they would be stupid enough to use them? Have a nuke is the ultimate bargaining chip. Leveling the field would probably be a good thing.
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 19, 2007 at 04:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks like the law in the UK is working... 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
Looks like the law in the UK is working perfectly. :P
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 19, 2007 at 05:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Forgot Stella Artois :) 5,155 Views / 192 Replies  
Forgot Stella Artois :)
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 18, 2007 at 02:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well your reply sounds a little wacko :err: ... 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
Well your reply sounds a little wacko :err:

But I google anyway:

From 2005:
INCARCERATION RATES
US: 726 people per 100,000
UK: 142
China: 118
France: 91
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 18, 2007 at 01:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why not just wire up your house with motion... 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
Why not just wire up your house with motion sensors and alarm linked to a quick response security service? That way you don't even need to worry.
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 18, 2007 at 01:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Heineken ... But wine is better anyway. 5,155 Views / 192 Replies  
Heineken ...

But wine is better anyway.
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 18, 2007 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
um, do you know what per capita means? 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
um, do you know what per capita means?
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 18, 2007 at 12:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
oops I missed a few ,, and . :D 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
oops I missed a few ,, and . :D
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 18, 2007 at 11:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My point exactly. Its common sense to... 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
My point exactly. Its common sense to everyone...unless your country has the distinction of being the top exporter of small arms to the world and is dominated by incredibly powerful and well funded...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 18, 2007 at 11:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So making guns illegal to possess in some... 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
So making guns illegal to possess in some countries hasn't reduced their gun violence rate?
Quick google:

Japan has 5 murders per 1 Million People
USA has 43 murders per 1 Million People

In...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 18, 2007 at 11:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Wow, small world. 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
Wow, small world.
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 18, 2007 at 10:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
His room mate said he downloaded alot of... 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
His room mate said he downloaded alot of mp3s....hmmmmmm
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 18, 2007 at 03:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
And now the plot thickens...Literally! ... 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
And now the plot thickens...Literally!

Thanks to Web 2.0.... Cho mass-murderer Seung-Hui's Plays on display for the world, Posthumanously published!
There is even a facebook connection, surreal....
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 17, 2007 at 03:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I read an NYtimes article on it which explained... 773 Views / 23 Replies  
I read an NYtimes article on it which explained that it can't counter-rotate slowly to the ground and would just drop out of the sky.
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 17, 2007 at 01:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why is it the gun nuts always bring up the absurd... 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
Why is it the gun nuts always bring up the absurd hypothetical scenario where they would some how heroically save their family if they had a break and enter in their home? It's ridiculous. When has...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 17, 2007 at 12:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Don't know if this applies to 'military'... 337 Views / 4 Replies  
Don't know if this applies to 'military' contractors but, other contractors usually get paid more per day and are definitely more expensive over the long term, but since they are not permanent...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 17, 2007 at 09:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/P/B00006FDB2.0... 1,342 Views / 55 Replies  
http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/P/B00006FDB2.01._SCLZZZZZZZ_V44197538_AA240_.jpg

http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/P/B000065PGA.01._SCLZZZZZZZ_AA240_.jpg
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 17, 2007 at 03:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well I just meant that oil smuggling is a very... 1,471 Views / 59 Replies  
Well I just meant that oil smuggling is a very profitable way for the terrorists, insurgents, (whatever you want to call them) to get funds to buy weapons.

As for isolationism, I don't see it...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 16, 2007 at 06:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well it seems that the university could implement... 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
Well it seems that the university could implement a better alarm system. I read in one article that they sent out an ...email warning. Pulling the fire alarm probably would have been a better idea.
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 16, 2007 at 06:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, your logic doesn't make sense to me. Seems... 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
Well, your logic doesn't make sense to me. Seems like a uniquely American thing :confused:
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 16, 2007 at 06:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's completely ridiculous to say that if someone... 11,049 Views / 558 Replies  
It's completely ridiculous to say that if someone was carrying a gun that they would become the 'hero' and take down the crazy person. Incidences like this show pretty conclusively that life is not...
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 16, 2007 at 05:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Afghanistan has one of the lowest literacy rates... 1,000 Views / 41 Replies  
Afghanistan has one of the lowest literacy rates in the world (actually it might be the lowest). Worse things have happened.
Posted by Nicko, on Apr 16, 2007 at 05:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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