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One of my favorite magazines, nice to see a... 1,076 Views / 41 Replies  
One of my favorite magazines, nice to see a fellow enthusiast.
Posted by Hugi, on Jul 1, 2009 at 07:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, among the ones I'm subscribed to: 1.... 2,139 Views / 102 Replies  
Well, among the ones I'm subscribed to:

1. Earthquake measurements in Iceland. Only shows the ones that go over 2 richter.
2. I'm subscribed to three Icelandic media outlets, that only tweet the...
Posted by Hugi, on May 7, 2009 at 07:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Twitter is a tool - an excellent tool, at that,... 2,139 Views / 102 Replies  
Twitter is a tool - an excellent tool, at that, and I use it to follow my crowd (WebObjects developers and Cocoa developers). It's not unlike having an RSS-feed to the brains of people who think...
Posted by Hugi, on May 7, 2009 at 07:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Torture is wrong. Not so long ago, this was... 1,291 Views / 77 Replies  
Torture is wrong.

Not so long ago, this was a universally recognized truth in western culture.
In my opinion it's sad to see advanced civilizations revert to barbarism.
Posted by Hugi, on May 7, 2009 at 06:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Heh, no - I'm not an Islam converter. I'm just... 1,426 Views / 70 Replies  
Heh, no - I'm not an Islam converter. I'm just Hugi. :)
Posted by Hugi, on Apr 25, 2009 at 01:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why, thank you. :D I didn't want to start a... 1,426 Views / 70 Replies  
Why, thank you. :D

I didn't want to start a flame war, so hopefully you don't take my comment up there to heart. But I don't see the difference in believing in elves vs. other religions - both...
Posted by Hugi, on Apr 25, 2009 at 11:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'll let you in on a (rather well known) secret:... 1,426 Views / 70 Replies  
I'll let you in on a (rather well known) secret: Icelandic "elf belief" is primarily a PR-stunt. It's a very effective way for the tourist industry for marketing the nation to foreigners. It makes us...
Posted by Hugi, on Apr 25, 2009 at 10:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Indeed :). I just didn't know this was a... 1,669 Views / 36 Replies  
Indeed :).

I just didn't know this was a censored board and though we could use "forbidden American words" in a conversation such as this. :)
Posted by Hugi, on Apr 17, 2009 at 10:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, if Apple was unknowingly using a term akin... 1,669 Views / 36 Replies  
Well, if Apple was unknowingly using a term akin to the N-word, they made the right decision to pull it off the air :-).

Edit: didn't realize the N-word was censored.
Posted by Hugi, on Apr 17, 2009 at 09:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
For some reason, it's not surprising that... 2,722 Views / 115 Replies  
For some reason, it's not surprising that republicans can't fathom a politician being able to talk proper english without a teleprompter.
Posted by Hugi, on Apr 17, 2009 at 08:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The pirate problem in Somalia will have lasting... 518 Views / 21 Replies  
The pirate problem in Somalia will have lasting effects in the fields of religion and athmospheric science.

http://www.venganza.org/piratesarecool4.gif
Posted by Hugi, on Apr 17, 2009 at 07:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I travelled to London last year to see them... 644 Views / 16 Replies  
I travelled to London last year to see them perform at the O2. Oh man, they did not disappoint...
Posted by Hugi, on Apr 1, 2009 at 12:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You're welcome :D Yes, I'll make a... 580 Views / 14 Replies  
You're welcome :D



Yes, I'll make a request for info on Monday, I was just hoping to find info sooner :).



Hehe, indeed :). It's not like we have direct democracy or anything, but it's...
Posted by Hugi, on Mar 22, 2009 at 06:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, it kind of is. :) The entire nation DID... 580 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, it kind of is. :) The entire nation DID participate in the crash - but now we are fighting back and have a plan to get back on our feet. Again, I'm very sorry that you feel you can't participate...
Posted by Hugi, on Mar 21, 2009 at 06:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I don't know about your country, but I'm... 580 Views / 14 Replies  
Well, I don't know about your country, but I'm sorry if your thoughts are futile there. We have a somewhat functioning system up here - so if I have a good argument, I can actually make a difference...
Posted by Hugi, on Mar 21, 2009 at 06:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, they advertise - but last year, the license... 580 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, they advertise - but last year, the license fee was changed to a poll tax so everyone pays. I don't have a TV set, but I'm still paying for Desperate Houswifes. And that's just ****ed up.
Posted by Hugi, on Mar 21, 2009 at 06:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone know the cost of licensing/broadcasting TV programmes? 580 Views / 14 Replies  
Good evening all,

Well, as some of you might know, Iceland is bankrupt. Or, well, at least the current financial crisis hit us really, really hard.

Well, I'm wondering - Iceland has something...
Posted by Hugi, on Mar 21, 2009 at 05:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And? Exactly how is zionism not about race? ... 1,386 Views / 85 Replies  
And? Exactly how is zionism not about race?



Heh, yeah, they've got that "biggest muslim minority" pretty well walled in. By the same argument, Nazi Poland was not so racist - after all, they...
Posted by Hugi, on Mar 13, 2009 at 09:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm kind of confused... Are you being sarcastic? ... 1,617 Views / 80 Replies  
I'm kind of confused... Are you being sarcastic?

Regarding Adium, What do you mean "the native app"?
You didn't point out a better media player for OS X than VLC? I don't have problems with...
Posted by Hugi, on Mar 4, 2009 at 04:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, perhaps because they work perfectly, and we... 1,617 Views / 80 Replies  
Well, perhaps because they work perfectly, and we tend to only remember the software that gets in our way? Just a theory. :)
Posted by Hugi, on Mar 4, 2009 at 03:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
During my daily routine, I use: Eclipse: My... 1,617 Views / 80 Replies  
During my daily routine, I use:

Eclipse: My open source IDE for java development.
WOLips: The open source Eclipse plugin for Eclipse for developing WebObjects-applications.
Adium: Open source,...
Posted by Hugi, on Mar 4, 2009 at 02:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, that's not my problem - it works... 796 Views / 26 Replies  
Well, that's not my problem - it works brilliantly for me as a customer. ;)
Posted by Hugi, on Dec 25, 2008 at 07:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Check out this site, it's brilliant: ... 796 Views / 26 Replies  
Check out this site, it's brilliant:

http://99designs.com/

Cheers,
- Hugi
Posted by Hugi, on Dec 24, 2008 at 03:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Exactly! ENFP Champion here, and whew - my ego... 1,388 Views / 60 Replies  
Exactly! ENFP Champion here, and whew - my ego feels like it just had an orgasm. :D
Posted by Hugi, on Dec 16, 2008 at 12:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Adium is superior if you're just sending text... 1,221 Views / 29 Replies  
Adium is superior if you're just sending text messages. But if you want to use the other bazillion features of MSN you're screwed. I'm not a big fan of MSN, but this means that when I'm communicating...
Posted by Hugi, on Dec 13, 2008 at 11:49 AM, in Applications
HAHAHAHAHA, this is just brilliant. Aaaah, just... 578 Views / 43 Replies  
HAHAHAHAHA, this is just brilliant. Aaaah, just imagine, McCain actually had a chance of winning - the guy isn't all bad. But as an Obma supporter, I just I love how Ms. Palin has managed to...
Posted by Hugi, on Nov 2, 2008 at 09:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Brits are becoming much worse than Americans in... 471 Views / 11 Replies  
Brits are becoming much worse than Americans in their abuse of terrorist laws. Dangerous development.
Posted by Hugi, on Nov 1, 2008 at 03:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Doofy, yes, the EU will be here soon, and that's... 3,939 Views / 208 Replies  
Doofy, yes, the EU will be here soon, and that's excellent. Iceland should have joined the EU a long time ago, and taken up the Euro.

Trying to hold on to the Icelandic Krona (the smallest...
Posted by Hugi, on Oct 28, 2008 at 06:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hey there shifuimam, I'd be glad to be of help,... 483 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey there shifuimam, I'd be glad to be of help, just PM me your login information (or e-mail it to [my-forum-username]@karlmenn.is).

I'm going to call them next monday and see why they have taken...
Posted by Hugi, on Oct 25, 2008 at 09:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice little website :) ... 3,939 Views / 208 Replies  
Nice little website :)

http://www.indefence.is/
Posted by Hugi, on Oct 22, 2008 at 09:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't help but wonder how many scrillions of... 3,939 Views / 208 Replies  
I can't help but wonder how many scrillions of pounds Gordon Brown's apparent lack of capabilty for intelligent thought has cost the British public. I mean - in a couple of hours, the man...
Posted by Hugi, on Oct 11, 2008 at 07:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The english part of the Press Conference is... 3,939 Views / 208 Replies  
The english part of the Press Conference is starting, if you want to watch, the time is now :-)

http://ruv.is/live
Posted by Hugi, on Oct 10, 2008 at 12:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ooh, nice, Greg. The third photo is taken about... 3,939 Views / 208 Replies  
Ooh, nice, Greg. The third photo is taken about 500 meters from my house. :-)
Posted by Hugi, on Oct 8, 2008 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Try this one: http://mbl.is/mm/frettir/english/ ... 3,939 Views / 208 Replies  
Try this one: http://mbl.is/mm/frettir/english/



Indeed, indeed. Think I'll use this weekend to read up on edible Icelandic plants. :p
Posted by Hugi, on Oct 8, 2008 at 09:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, it's true. Icelandic banks actually were... 3,939 Views / 208 Replies  
Yes, it's true. Icelandic banks actually were very well off compared to most other banks and had almost no (if any) sub-prime loan papers. Our money has mostly gone into buying up huge retail chains...
Posted by Hugi, on Oct 8, 2008 at 09:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Heh - you can use our playmoney too :). But - can... 3,939 Views / 208 Replies  
Heh - you can use our playmoney too :). But - can I use your return ticket? I think I'll be moving soon, our entire banking system has gone down the drains in the past 24 hours.
Posted by Hugi, on Oct 7, 2008 at 08:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Current ISK/GBP status... Iceland is officially... 3,939 Views / 208 Replies  
Current ISK/GBP status... Iceland is officially broke

http://macnn.karlmenn.is/myndir/ISK_GBP.png

Looks like you'll be able to live like a king here, nonhuman :).
Posted by Hugi, on Oct 7, 2008 at 06:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Then you'll like this little graph. ISK/GBP... 3,939 Views / 208 Replies  
Then you'll like this little graph. ISK/GBP exchange rate development over the last three months:

http://www.landsbanki.is/ChartImages/725x300/GengisthrounA_0-GBP-ISK_1-7-2008_1-10-2008_1621.png
Posted by Hugi, on Oct 1, 2008 at 12:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How does recognizing the independence of a nation... 354 Views / 15 Replies  
How does recognizing the independence of a nation constitute imperialism? It looks like Georgia is the "imperialist swine" here - wanting to maintain control of an area where 99% of the population...
Posted by Hugi, on Sep 4, 2008 at 03:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How is this different from Kosovo, Israel other... 354 Views / 15 Replies  
How is this different from Kosovo, Israel other nations that we like to recognize whenever we feel like?
Posted by Hugi, on Sep 3, 2008 at 04:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Great shots! On photo no. 3, what's that... 649 Views / 22 Replies  
Great shots!

On photo no. 3, what's that thing sticking up from the fireman's neck up to the right of his head? Do the firemen over there come with built in cameras?
Posted by Hugi, on Aug 22, 2008 at 05:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I don't know exactly how dirty the people... 1,291 Views / 54 Replies  
Well, I don't know exactly how dirty the people you know are, but the stuff that regularly molds over in my sink is definitely worse than someone's anus and balls :-). Besides, I don't usually rub...
Posted by Hugi, on Aug 14, 2008 at 06:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm lost. I'm honestly trying to see why this is... 1,291 Views / 54 Replies  
I'm lost. I'm honestly trying to see why this is so terrible. Do you cook your food in kitchen sinks over there?
Posted by Hugi, on Aug 14, 2008 at 06:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just out of curiosity - if the government decides... 827 Views / 49 Replies  
Just out of curiosity - if the government decides to classify you as a terrorist in the US, do you have any civil rights left?
Posted by Hugi, on Aug 1, 2008 at 03:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Aaah, I love the US. Constant source of... 2,339 Views / 195 Replies  
Aaah, I love the US. Constant source of entertainment. :lol:
Posted by Hugi, on Jul 10, 2008 at 04:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Got my tickets for the concert in London in July... 398 Views / 2 Replies  
Got my tickets for the concert in London in July (a couple of us are flying from Iceland just for this). I can't wait. :D
Posted by Hugi, on Jun 25, 2008 at 06:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whoops, sorry! I assumed you wanted the US on top... 979 Views / 76 Replies  
Whoops, sorry! I assumed you wanted the US on top because of your "teen pop singers for peace"-thing - sincerely, you're making really good numbers there :thumbsup:.
Guess I could have just as well...
Posted by Hugi, on May 23, 2008 at 03:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Lesson learned? From Iraq? The US? LOL,... 1,078 Views / 52 Replies  
Lesson learned?
From Iraq?
The US?

LOL, you're one optimistic guy.
Posted by Hugi, on May 23, 2008 at 03:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
"This list sucks. I'm gonna make my own list.... 979 Views / 76 Replies  
"This list sucks. I'm gonna make my own list. With hookers. And Blackjack. In fact, forget about the list."

Seriously though. Lists like these are continually being made and some people always...
Posted by Hugi, on May 23, 2008 at 03:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Teehee, know what you mean. I was at the duty... 918 Views / 17 Replies  
Teehee, know what you mean. I was at the duty free store in Keflavik yesterday. The store listed their prices in dollars and I almost blacked out when I saw the price of an item I was planning to...
Posted by Hugi, on May 23, 2008 at 12:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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