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A lot of people here are defending this... 1,617 Views / 114 Replies  
A lot of people here are defending this first-strike policy with the understanding that any democratic country with a system of free-trade will be on your side anyway. Ergo, any democratic country...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 21, 2002 at 05:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sven G has certainly written some robust... 1,542 Views / 115 Replies  
Sven G has certainly written some robust arguments in favour of anarchism.
Myself, I'm a leftist . More from instinct than from learning. A lot of replies on this thread cite various political...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 13, 2002 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A peculiar Script 270 Views / 1 Replies  
Ever since I installed extra RAM in my iMAC my monitor has been acting strangeley. Presumably someting shifted when I turned the iMAC onto its' screen. With the result that often the computer starts...
Posted by bryh28, on Jan 29, 2002 at 04:08 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Configuring external modem 238 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anybody know how?
It's on USB and has the drivers installed under: Library>modem scripts.
The modem is recognised in system profiler.
And it is recognised under: network...
Posted by bryh28, on Nov 1, 2001 at 06:28 AM, in Mac OS X
internal modem 296 Views / 1 Replies  
The modem in my CDG3350iMac is dead presumed fried. The apple shop want 45 quid to take the back off and confirm this for me. After which I can expect several weeks to wait for the replacement part....
Posted by bryh28, on Oct 19, 2001 at 10:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
From Linda's Culinary Dictionary... 852 Views / 53 Replies  
From Linda's Culinary Dictionary http://www.geocities.com/NapaValley/4079/Glossary/GlossaryIndex2.htm

creme fraiche (krem FRESH) -

It is a matured, thickened cream that has a slightly tangy,...
Posted by bryh28, on Aug 31, 2001 at 06:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's a few random thoughts: We have a... 572 Views / 41 Replies  
Here's a few random thoughts:

We have a terrestrial broadcaster in the British Isles called Channel 5 who are famed for the Friday night adult-movie because it is a novelty that wasn't here...
Posted by bryh28, on Aug 30, 2001 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I used to work with a guy from Texas who seemed... 852 Views / 53 Replies  
I used to work with a guy from Texas who seemed to live on Chilli. I thought it was a local phenomenon. But reading this list it seems to be an America-wide habit.
My particular favourite is pasta...
Posted by bryh28, on Aug 30, 2001 at 05:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Recognising an external modem on USB 438 Views / 3 Replies  
With a broken internal modem, I'm trying to connect an external modem via USB. When trying to configure the external modem the choice of modem in the modem control panel drop-down-menu allows me to...
Posted by bryh28, on Aug 21, 2001 at 10:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
9 vs X 282 Views / 16 Replies  
Why should I go for 9 when X is a few weeks away.

I am currently on an iMac350G3CD with 8.6 and I mainly use the machine surfing for mp3s, with my digital camera and occasionally producing...
Posted by bryh28, on Mar 4, 2001 at 06:49 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Simple question needs quick answer 260 Views / 2 Replies  
What is the impact of hard-drive speed on performance?
Is a faster drive better, or can it be worse?
Does system make a difference to the above. If so I'm thinking wrt a 450 G4 with 192Mb running...
Posted by bryh28, on Feb 1, 2001 at 06:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
The mac adapter they talk about is possibly a... 314 Views / 6 Replies  
The mac adapter they talk about is possibly a smart media or compact flash reader. Which is basically a port for either of these card types with a USB cable coming out the back. I know in the UK...
Posted by bryh28, on Jan 16, 2001 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Freecom do a range of DV,CD and CDR which have a... 264 Views / 9 Replies  
Freecom do a range of DV,CD and CDR which have a common input. They then sell a hub-like adapter (or a cable with a circuit board) for USB firewire or serial connectivity.
Bryh
Posted by bryh28, on Dec 11, 2000 at 09:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ink levels 301 Views / 3 Replies  
How does my Epson Photo 750, or any other printer, know how much ink is in the cartridge?

I'm asking because all my recent prints on PhotoPaper are skewed toward the yellow. When I do a print test...
Posted by bryh28, on Dec 11, 2000 at 08:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was about to say what's just been said, so I'll... 1,471 Views / 94 Replies  
I was about to say what's just been said, so I'll expand a little.
Open the sound panel on your mac.
Switch input to none
Find the alert sounds and the New sound option.
Press record. I wait for...
Posted by bryh28, on Dec 11, 2000 at 08:52 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
At the risk of stating the obvious, you have... 493 Views / 5 Replies  
At the risk of stating the obvious, you have turned off the modem in the sound control panel. I noticed a buzzing on minidiscs recorded from the mac following the same miniplug-RCA set-up. In this...
Posted by bryh28, on Nov 27, 2000 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
I received all the error messages that you... 226 Views / 3 Replies  
I received all the error messages that you describe on my G3CD350(8.6) recently. They appeared from nowhere and I tracked them down to a previously trouble-free Zip-drive.
Not sure how this relates...
Posted by bryh28, on Nov 27, 2000 at 12:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Recently my blueberry, slot-loading G3 350 CD ... 342 Views / 8 Replies  
Recently my blueberry, slot-loading G3 350 CD
has developed a similar problem. I have an Epson 750 on USB which has never been a problem. I plugged in a USB-ZIP100 a couple of months ago and that...
Posted by bryh28, on Nov 17, 2000 at 07:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
Now I know which iMac I have.... 224 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks to Misha I know what to call my iMAC:

"iMac Slot Loading (Different fruit colors, October 1999, Mac OS 8.6-9.0.4) :
350 MHz - Blueberry only - no FireWire ports"

Is it feasibly possible...
Posted by bryh28, on Nov 13, 2000 at 11:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
And I've just persuaded my Dad to buy a DVSE... 268 Views / 15 Replies  
And I've just persuaded my Dad to buy a DVSE rather than a G4/400.

DVSE 128 RAM 800
G4/400 64MB RAM 1200 + monitor.

OK, so the G4 is upgradeable. My Dad's spent two weeks installing system 8...
Posted by bryh28, on Nov 10, 2000 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
And I've just persuaded my Dad to buy a DVSE... 268 Views / 15 Replies  
And I've just persuaded my Dad to buy a DVSE rather than a G4/400.

DVSE 128 RAM 800
G4/400 64MB RAM 1200 + monitor.

OK, so the G4 is upgradeable. My Dad's spent two weeks installing system 8...
Posted by bryh28, on Nov 10, 2000 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ok, quick clarification of my last post before I... 344 Views / 16 Replies  
Ok, quick clarification of my last post before I go home.
The ballot slip was a farce because it was a triumph of style over function.
Just because newer technology is developed in an attempt to...
Posted by bryh28, on Nov 10, 2000 at 12:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OK, here's an opinion from outside the States ... 344 Views / 16 Replies  
OK, here's an opinion from outside the States
hopefully devoid of any bipartisanship (or Xenophobia).

That ballot paper was a complete joke.
Why did it need such an intricate 'butterfly'...
Posted by bryh28, on Nov 10, 2000 at 12:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I walk the dog every morning for a couple of... 479 Views / 23 Replies  
I walk the dog every morning for a couple of miles.
I then cycle 8 miles to work.
(Mostly at work I sleep.)
Then it's 8 miles home again. We live in the Trent Valley and this involves a homeward...
Posted by bryh28, on Oct 19, 2000 at 05:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We started with Russian hamsters that ate each... 352 Views / 30 Replies  
We started with Russian hamsters that ate each other.
We then got a real hamster which went missing at my in-laws house - probably the cat.
Then we upgraded to Samson, the best cat in the world,...
Posted by bryh28, on Oct 19, 2000 at 01:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Share your knowledge? 303 Views / 1 Replies  
I've just come from news and advocacy where there is what appears to be an interesting discussion ensuing about the G4-1Gig. Trouble is, I don't understand half of it. I'm sure there must be many...
Posted by bryh28, on Oct 13, 2000 at 08:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
USB on 4400 238 Views / 5 Replies  
My Dad's got an old 4400 running OS 8.1(or 8.0?) which he wants to make USB-friendly. He's already bought the upgrade card and has no concern about fitting it. My concern is will his OS suport USB?...
Posted by bryh28, on Oct 11, 2000 at 04:59 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Can I do this in 8.6?Or this in 8.0 195 Views / 1 Replies  
One thing I do like about windows is the action of drop-down menus, ie: when one is activated it remains in view when the mouse is activated, remaining untill one clicks on a separate region of...
Posted by bryh28, on Oct 10, 2000 at 10:33 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks Rhino. You've solved a small but... 248 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks Rhino.
You've solved a small but increasingly annoying problem for me.
Bryh
Posted by bryh28, on Oct 7, 2000 at 11:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
4.7 and downloading 202 Views / 0 Replies  
Whenever I download stuff it goes straight to the desktop.
This is a recent issue as prior to quite recently I always got a dialogue box asking me to specify a download folder.
How do I either...
Posted by bryh28, on Oct 5, 2000 at 04:15 PM, in Applications
Loadsa iMacs on UK TV 481 Views / 0 Replies  
This evening on Newsround (a kids' TV news show that me and about 12 trillion other UK kids-and grownups- have watched for over twenty years) had an article showing a teenager making home movies on ...
Posted by bryh28, on Oct 5, 2000 at 03:54 PM, in Macs in the Media
Just watched Buffy. It transpires that the girl... 583 Views / 3 Replies  
Just watched Buffy.
It transpires that the girl with the strawb'DV was in fact a demon from another dimension.
But then you probably know that.
Posted by bryh28, on Oct 5, 2000 at 03:48 PM, in Macs in the Media
Trash 248 Views / 3 Replies  
I've copied a file from a PC-formatted ZIP disk onto my iMAc and then thrown it in the trash.
Problem is it has become locked and now I can't remove it from the trash. Any suggestions?
It was a...
Posted by bryh28, on Oct 5, 2000 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Try cutting the name down. I've had the same... 318 Views / 2 Replies  
Try cutting the name down. I've had the same problem and I find that shortening the name works. Is there a maximum number of characters for a QT filename? I don't know!

Bryh
Posted by bryh28, on Oct 3, 2000 at 04:17 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Buffy 583 Views / 3 Replies  
We just got the third series of Buffy the Vampire Slayer on UK terrestrial TV last night. And Buffy's new room-mate at University had a strawberry DV.

This is on top of last weeks sighting of what...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 29, 2000 at 08:35 AM, in Macs in the Media
Software crash/freeze 317 Views / 1 Replies  
Can anybody help. We have a G3 350MHz/64RAM blue and white tower at work. Its' sole purpose is in running a piece of rather specialised equipment (an ABI Taqman 7700 if anyone is interested)through a...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 29, 2000 at 08:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
Now that you know what machine you have, do you... 239 Views / 8 Replies  
Now that you know what machine you have, do you need tips on where to buy?
First of all try Jigsaw, http://www.jigsaw24.com/index.asp
They always seem to have some good offers and are local.
You...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 29, 2000 at 07:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Damn those blasted Mongolians! 468 Views / 11 Replies  
Damn those blasted Mongolians!
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 19, 2000 at 03:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I always start at Yahoo cos it's my home page and... 409 Views / 13 Replies  
I always start at Yahoo cos it's my home page and I can check my mail. Then my wife arrives and kicks me out of the way cos she wants to check her mail. When I finally make it back on I go here to...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 19, 2000 at 03:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whilst I wholeheartedley agree with DBursey the... 312 Views / 4 Replies  
Whilst I wholeheartedley agree with DBursey the experience of the last week in the UK has taken me to a point of cynicism I thought even I could never reach.
Four years ago we elected a government...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 19, 2000 at 03:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I did not know that Australia gave the world the... 332 Views / 3 Replies  
I did not know that Australia gave the world the Lawnmower.
Truly this surpasses both Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan as a gift to the five continents.
Although It aint as good as the Triathalon-...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 18, 2000 at 04:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wlonh, you Americans and Australians may be... 468 Views / 11 Replies  
Wlonh,
you Americans and Australians may be great exponents of genocide. But don't forget, us good old Brits started colonisation and exploitation. We can't blame the youngsters for following the...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 18, 2000 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Currently approaching 2 gbp per litre as... 430 Views / 49 Replies  
Currently approaching 2 gbp per litre as unscrupulous retailers try to squeeze some profit from the current UK crisis.

If you didn't know all our refineries have been blockaded by truckers and...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 13, 2000 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cheers for all your messages of support. For... 361 Views / 21 Replies  
Cheers for all your messages of support.
For those who asked, his name is Benjamin.
For no reason other than it's a great name.

(Although Ben Kingsley, Benjamin Zephania and Tony Benn are all...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 13, 2000 at 12:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Something I have to share 361 Views / 21 Replies  
Ok, I know you lot are strangers.
And being a typically reserved Brit I find it hard to express myself with those I know let alone you lot.
But I've been through my phone book and my mailing list...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 12, 2000 at 07:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a lot of friends who have dabbled... 493 Views / 23 Replies  
I have a lot of friends who have dabbled extensiveley with E and I'm waiting a few decades to see how they turn out before I give it a go.
Mainly these peoples usage peaked at a few months after...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 12, 2000 at 07:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Building on the advice of Osaka Bill.... My... 301 Views / 11 Replies  
Building on the advice of Osaka Bill....

My wifes uncle used to work at Heathrow Airport as an engineer on the conveyor belts moving luggage across the terminals. Did you know that these lines...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 12, 2000 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
And then we'd all be 'Gay bikers'. Whereas now... 475 Views / 15 Replies  
And then we'd all be 'Gay bikers'.
Whereas now we're only 'Macc Lads'.

PS,It's an English, late-eighties, pub-rock thing.

PPS. Over here gay doesn't mean gay it means happy. (A bit like fanny,...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 11, 2000 at 02:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The first computer I ever used was at school. It... 475 Views / 15 Replies  
The first computer I ever used was at school. It was an Acorn. (My wifes school still uses them.)

The second computer I ever used was at University and of course it was an Apple.

Where did the...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 10, 2000 at 05:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah Roders, Mudhoney at Reading 1992. Opening... 359 Views / 12 Replies  
Ah Roders, Mudhoney at Reading 1992. Opening shot on Friday (or was it Saturday?)The sun shone all weekend and Hate The Police was sublime.
I seem to remember a similar band doing the same opening...
Posted by bryh28, on Sep 4, 2000 at 12:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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