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I wish my kid brother would have had all those... 666 Views / 19 Replies  
I wish my kid brother would have had all those wonderful vacations off, too.

He was killed February 8th 1968, at Khe Sanh, along with 204 other brave Marines.

... no matter, though. Sometimes...
Posted by zipperzap, on May 22, 2009 at 05:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Memorial Day 666 Views / 19 Replies  
I went back for a 3 hour visit to Ridgewood Middle School this morning - retired teacher here. I asked about 100 students why they were off Monday. "It's Memorial Day," they replied. "So what's...
Posted by zipperzap, on May 22, 2009 at 02:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
??? 21,648 Views / 694 Replies  
???
Posted by zipperzap, on May 22, 2009 at 01:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Only bodybuilder I know died last year of a heart... 667 Views / 11 Replies  
Only bodybuilder I know died last year of a heart attack!
Posted by zipperzap, on May 22, 2009 at 01:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
... I can see my house! 75,860 Views / 1,716 Replies  
... I can see my house!
Posted by zipperzap, on May 22, 2009 at 01:49 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Drink a quart of vodka and you'll see millions of... 518 Views / 11 Replies  
Drink a quart of vodka and you'll see millions of them! :lol:
Posted by zipperzap, on May 22, 2009 at 01:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Any way to do it without the install disks? Can... 507 Views / 4 Replies  
Any way to do it without the install disks? Can it be D/L'ed from a site?
Posted by zipperzap, on May 16, 2009 at 11:59 AM, in Applications
Star Trek 2009 21,648 Views / 694 Replies  
Outstanding! :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Posted by zipperzap, on May 16, 2009 at 03:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Address Book empty, can I reinstall it without OS discs? 507 Views / 4 Replies  
I've got a G5 Power PC Dual 2.3 GHz

Although the Address Book is in the Application Folder and in the Dock
it doesn't work - it's empty.

This is all I've got - ain't no more!
...
Posted by zipperzap, on May 16, 2009 at 03:27 AM, in Applications
Pretty good series ... but ... 6,351 Views / 271 Replies  
I still liked Hopalong Cassidy better! :cool:
Posted by zipperzap, on Apr 11, 2009 at 01:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The rest of the world??? 3,223 Views / 210 Replies  
What does youse mean "the rest of the world!??"

... there's a REST OF THE WORLD??? :eek:
Posted by zipperzap, on Apr 11, 2009 at 01:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry man ... 903 Views / 40 Replies  
When in college, I was confident that death would never 'phase me' again. I lived in a mortuary for two years - just as a 'lockup man, showing people into the viewing rooms every other night (there...
Posted by zipperzap, on Apr 11, 2009 at 01:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Losing characters between Macs! 473 Views / 2 Replies  
I'll make this as simple as I can.

Question:
I forward emails from an old AOL account to a G-mail account of mine. At my G-mail account, I forward it on to a friend's 5 year old iMac ... FROM my...
Posted by zipperzap, on Mar 30, 2009 at 05:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Importation of photos no go on one Mac ... ? 297 Views / 3 Replies  
Problem:

iPhoto on my PowerBook G4 suddenly does not recognize photos from my Nikon S700 awaiting import. The import screen does not appear.

<HOWEVER>

All is fine/dandy with my other Macs -...
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 27, 2008 at 11:06 AM, in Applications
June 21, 1977 ... that evening ... I got creamed!... 20,866 Views / 47 Replies  
June 21, 1977 ... that evening ... I got creamed!

OK, let me preface this by telling you that I married one of the funniest gals I've ever known. She's very cleverly disguised as a third grade...
Posted by zipperzap, on Sep 3, 2008 at 07:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Brains aren't everything. In fact in your case... 2,255 Views / 119 Replies  
Brains aren't everything.
In fact in your case ...
they're nothing!
:bicker:
Posted by zipperzap, on Aug 26, 2008 at 05:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Address Book problem - from Tiger to Leopard 722 Views / 2 Replies  
Let's start all over again ... sorry for the bonehead error yesterday - been working those 25 hour days for the past couple of weeks - shows!

"I'm using a 1.25 GHz PowerPC G4 ... before my...
Posted by zipperzap, on Jun 18, 2008 at 12:04 PM, in Applications
A slight mis-OS speak - sorry (duh!) 298 Views / 4 Replies  
:eek:WHOA! Not Panther - I'm talking Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard, here!

(I've got too many cats on my mind!)

Let's start all over again ... "I'm using a 1.25 GHz PowerPC G4 ... before my current...
Posted by zipperzap, on Jun 17, 2008 at 05:15 PM, in Applications
I was using Tiger OS X 10.5. something or other. 298 Views / 4 Replies  
I was using Tiger OS X 10.5. something or other.
Posted by zipperzap, on Jun 17, 2008 at 03:39 PM, in Applications
Address Book - after Panther Instillation 298 Views / 4 Replies  
Using a 1.25 GHz PowerPC G4 ... before Panther instillation Address Book worked like a charm - now I get a "You cannot use this version of the application Address Book with this version of Mac OS X"...
Posted by zipperzap, on Jun 17, 2008 at 03:00 PM, in Applications
Check out the flick 21 - very good depiction of... 642 Views / 27 Replies  
Check out the flick 21 - very good depiction of card counting in
Blackjack. Wonderful suspense thriller (believe it or not)!

... saw it the other night - might rent it and watch it a second...
Posted by zipperzap, on Apr 21, 2008 at 01:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Anybody seen any new avatars lately? 288 Views / 1 Replies  
Been on the look out for any funny ones lately? Seen any?
Care to post a picture of it?
Posted by zipperzap, on Apr 14, 2008 at 01:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not massive ... just encroaching ... I'm helping... 307 Views / 6 Replies  
Not massive ... just encroaching ... I'm helping to start a new motion picture company ... I've got three Macs working on it for about 20 hours a day. I
need another BU/HD. Life is complicated -...
Posted by zipperzap, on Mar 25, 2008 at 02:00 AM, in Applications
LOL ... dunno ... too embarrassed to do a... 307 Views / 6 Replies  
LOL ... dunno ... too embarrassed to do a postmortem!

Everything works OK, now! :thumbsup:

Thanks for the help!

... if I ever forget how to tie my shoes ... I'll be back!
:D
Posted by zipperzap, on Mar 24, 2008 at 10:43 PM, in Applications
Duuuuuuuuuuh! :censor: WHAT WAS I... 307 Views / 6 Replies  
Duuuuuuuuuuh! :censor:

WHAT WAS I THINKING!?? :brick:

.......... I need a nap!

I had set the printing options for business cards last week ... and
had forgotten they were still there!
...
Posted by zipperzap, on Mar 24, 2008 at 08:18 PM, in Applications
Crazy AppleWorks Problem. 307 Views / 6 Replies  
The machine I'm having this problem on is a PowerPC G4 1.25 Ghz

The short story is ... whenever I bring up a Word Processor page
I get this (with a blinking cursor):
...
Posted by zipperzap, on Mar 24, 2008 at 07:38 PM, in Applications
I've grown up in San Diego ... LOTS to see here. ... 438 Views / 3 Replies  
I've grown up in San Diego ... LOTS to see here.

Tijuana, at the moment has lost over 90% of it's tourist business ... drug cartels are battling it out with the police
and the Federales.

The...
Posted by zipperzap, on Mar 1, 2008 at 01:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Civil War Soldiers 1,161 Views / 87 Replies  
Yes - there were seven of our family members who fought for the Union - that we know of - in the War of The Great Rebellion. Four from my maternal side - Pennsylvania regiments. - and three from my...
Posted by zipperzap, on Feb 16, 2008 at 12:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When I die most of you will be totally and most... 1,179 Views / 58 Replies  
When I die most of you will be totally and most thoroughly dead, anyway.

I'm just reaching middle age at 62 - and when I go, I'll be at least 124!

... so the joke's on you!
:cool:
Posted by zipperzap, on Jan 15, 2008 at 01:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We do? UPDATE SAN DIEGO: 9:38am - sun's... 1,483 Views / 55 Replies  
We do?

UPDATE SAN DIEGO: 9:38am - sun's out:cool: - no rain predicted for daylight hours today - football field has been covered since before the first rainsfall and it looks good today for a...
Posted by zipperzap, on Jan 6, 2008 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gotta love this rain! 1,483 Views / 55 Replies  
San Diego - 10:48 am - nice soft rain since early this morning - quite pleasant ... but we are always on the tailend of those storms that blow out of the 'Gulf of Alaska.'

... rain's always a...
Posted by zipperzap, on Jan 5, 2008 at 01:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ort: You're thinking only two dimensionally.... 395 Views / 4 Replies  
Ort:

You're thinking only two dimensionally. I was hoping that you'd be more flexible. Since you live there ... mind looking up Uranus for me?

Thanks in advance!

S
Posted by zipperzap, on Dec 28, 2007 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stuck: Where do I go ... 395 Views / 4 Replies  
to ask the simple question (obviously not everything is simple) "Where do I go to find out how to enlarge photos I want to place in public forums - and have them actually show up in those forums as...
Posted by zipperzap, on Dec 28, 2007 at 01:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Curious ... personal websites? 536 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm wondering if anyone here has any pointers about putting a personal website together - not a business site - a family site. Any fairly painless way to do it without spending an arm and a leg?
...
Posted by zipperzap, on Dec 23, 2007 at 11:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
www tropicalglen com You can use this to see if... 458 Views / 8 Replies  
www tropicalglen com
You can use this to see if it might be true - maybe it IS 1969 - not a bad year, as I recall!:D
Posted by zipperzap, on Dec 22, 2007 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Recording off the Net/PowerBook 255 Views / 1 Replies  
Excuse my ignorance - this will probably make some geeks here smile, at how some people are so electronically bassackward!:brick:

Is there some hardware - and I know there is - that will enable me...
Posted by zipperzap, on Dec 22, 2007 at 01:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: On this forum? :stick: 621 Views / 22 Replies  
On this forum?
:stick:
Posted by zipperzap, on Dec 3, 2007 at 10:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: A real solution is to start seeing a girlfriend. ... 1,279 Views / 60 Replies  
A real solution is to start seeing a girlfriend.

Eventually, you will be discovered and YOUR
options will be quickly removed - and your
ex-wife will get what SHE wants and YOU
will get to...
Posted by zipperzap, on Dec 2, 2007 at 02:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I feel sad for those of you who don't like/'hate'... 1,443 Views / 73 Replies  
I feel sad for those of you who don't like/'hate' Christmas.

America has changed so much since I was a kid that I wouldn't even recognise it today, had I been able to take a peek into the...
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 30, 2007 at 01:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The research report may be true BUT I doubt the... 3,676 Views / 26 Replies  
The research report may be true BUT I doubt the findings of the 'research' is true. They found 6 (or was it 8) previously unfound crash sites that had not been discovered since their respective...
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 28, 2007 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was just reading another forum article that... 512 Views / 4 Replies  
I was just reading another forum article that referred me to a Youtube video - without thinking I accessed it and it ran fine - tried more - they all did.

Sorry, I haven't got a clue as to what...
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 25, 2007 at 06:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Upgrade to Safari 3.0.4 - No more video play. 512 Views / 4 Replies  
This is rather annoying/frusterating.

Am still running OS Tiger.

I am running Safari on a G4 1.67 GHz PowerBook (512 MB DDR SDRAM) and prior to upgrading Safari to 3.0.4 it had full function...
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 25, 2007 at 05:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Ditto, ditto, ditto! We like to rent movies... 54,198 Views / 58 Replies  
Ditto, ditto, ditto!

We like to rent movies and this 1080p has one of the best - no, I think - THE best screen color/clarity/audio that we've seen - and we've seen many - researched many. Anything...
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 20, 2007 at 02:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmmmm. Been playing with it all day - no... 707 Views / 26 Replies  
Hmmmmm. Been playing with it all day - no problems, no muss, no fuss. Works great!
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 17, 2007 at 07:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone here use Skype? 707 Views / 26 Replies  
I'm curious - I've been reading about it and it seems to be legit. Wondering if anyone here has used it. Any opinions?
Thanks
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 17, 2007 at 12:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Excellent flick - ***** Star! ... 2,029 Views / 21 Replies  
Excellent flick - ***** Star!
:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 14, 2007 at 10:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
^ Oh, I actually have been overwhelmingly... 3,043 Views / 139 Replies  
^

Oh, I actually have been overwhelmingly thrilled with Apple/Macs- it's the last thirty years that have been slowly grinding me down (a bit)!

... gotta catch some good Zzzzzzzzzz's...
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 14, 2007 at 10:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://img2.putfile.com/thumb/11/31700465582.jpg ... 3,043 Views / 139 Replies  
http://img2.putfile.com/thumb/11/31700465582.jpg

Thirty years with Apple/Macs.
:sleep:
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 14, 2007 at 12:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bad cough? ... need to know. Help me out, here. 1,183 Views / 15 Replies  
VICKS VAPORUB...TRY IT, IT WORKS

(I'm curious to see how this works - am coughless at the moment. No, I'm not a Vicks salesman, either:thumbsdow)

I wish I'd known this when my family was young...
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 13, 2007 at 08:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I am, at 62. 'Been a user' since 1978 or... 720 Views / 19 Replies  
I am, at 62.

'Been a user' since 1978 or 1979.
:D
Posted by zipperzap, on Nov 13, 2007 at 07:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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