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Turns out the tabloids were right. From the NY... 5,363 Views / 176 Replies  
Turns out the tabloids were right. From the NY Times:

Tiger Woods Taking Hiatus From Professional Golf (http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2009/12/11/sports/AP-GLF-Tiger-Woods.html?hp)
Posted by Spliff, on Dec 11, 2009 at 07:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's what hundreds of millions of dollars and... 5,363 Views / 176 Replies  
That's what hundreds of millions of dollars and extremely high social status does to many women.
Posted by Spliff, on Dec 11, 2009 at 07:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Yes, it's far, far worse that what humans have... 2,135 Views / 87 Replies  
Yes, it's far, far worse that what humans have done in Australia. :rolleyes:
Posted by Spliff, on Feb 8, 2009 at 01:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Withnail and I... 2,103 Views / 84 Replies  
Withnail and I (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Withnail_and_I).

Fantastically funny film. Eminently quotable.
Posted by Spliff, on Feb 8, 2009 at 01:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone notice that there's something not right... 255,505 Views / 4,986 Replies  
Anyone notice that there's something not right with Admiral Adama?

Could it be that Adama is actually the dying leader, not Roslin?
Posted by Spliff, on Jan 25, 2009 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's another suggestion to add to all the good... 3,836 Views / 107 Replies  
Here's another suggestion to add to all the good ones posted so far.

Join Toastmasters.

Why? You'll make friends and improve your self-confidence through better public speaking, which in turn,...
Posted by Spliff, on Nov 21, 2008 at 07:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've also listened to about half of it. So far,... 676 Views / 13 Replies  
I've also listened to about half of it. So far, it sounds horribly overproduced, overtweaked, and musically cluttered. Axl needs Slash and Izzy to keep a leash on his excesses.

But, I'll reserve...
Posted by Spliff, on Nov 21, 2008 at 02:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Michael Crichton dead at 66 715 Views / 20 Replies  
I only read a couple of his books, but many of the movies made from his books were a guilty pleasure for me.
Posted by Spliff, on Nov 5, 2008 at 01:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"During the 2000 campaign, on MSNBC’s “Hardball,”... 718 Views / 18 Replies  
"During the 2000 campaign, on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” a young woman asked him why her father, a doctor, should be “penalized” by being “in a huge tax bracket.” McCain replied that “wealthy people can...
Posted by Spliff, on Oct 29, 2008 at 03:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm saddened that there are actual American's who... 543 Views / 22 Replies  
I'm saddened that there are actual American's who admire and respect Palin's opinions. Here's Hitchens on Palin's ignorance and the Republican party's stupidity for choosing her:



Sarah Palin's...
Posted by Spliff, on Oct 27, 2008 at 02:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The liberal party should've gone with Ignatieff. 1,444 Views / 66 Replies  
The liberal party should've gone with Ignatieff.
Posted by Spliff, on Sep 8, 2008 at 03:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Did Seinfeld actually say he hates the ads? Do... 3,949 Views / 176 Replies  
Did Seinfeld actually say he hates the ads? Do you have a source with the quote?

I also notice that Will Ferrell might be doing a pro-Vista ad for Microsoft, too. Didn't he do a couple of ads for...
Posted by Spliff, on Aug 21, 2008 at 09:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I just returned from a roadtrip into the US (to... 1,003 Views / 57 Replies  
I just returned from a roadtrip into the US (to San Francisco). In general, Americans are ignorant about tea. They pour hot (nowhere near boiling) water into cup and put the tea bag next to it. Or...
Posted by Spliff, on Aug 8, 2008 at 12:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This thread is useless without photos of your... 876 Views / 19 Replies  
This thread is useless without photos of your wife.

http://members.shaw.ca/techforum/Rivka2.jpg
http://members.shaw.ca/techforum/rivka1.jpg
Posted by Spliff, on Jul 13, 2008 at 06:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed. If Federer hadn't made double the... 797 Views / 20 Replies  
Agreed. If Federer hadn't made double the unforced errors that Nadal did, he would've easily beaten Nadal.

http://members.shaw.ca/techforum/tennis.jpg
Posted by Spliff, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's pathetic that Outlook can't correctly handle... 9,865 Views / 10 Replies  
It's pathetic that Outlook can't correctly handle RTF/HTML emails with attachments from Mail. Unless, of course, it's Apple's fault, but I believe the problem only occurs with Outlook users.
Posted by Spliff, on Jul 6, 2008 at 05:15 PM, in Applications
How famous is famous? I saw Callum Keith... 1,999 Views / 60 Replies  
How famous is famous?

I saw Callum Keith Rennie (of Battlestar Galactica) come into a Starbucks the other day. But he's Canadian, so it doesn't really count.
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 28, 2008 at 03:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, they're horny as guys until you marry them.... 1,884 Views / 63 Replies  
Yeah, they're horny as guys until you marry them. Then the sex stops because they got what they wanted.
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 28, 2008 at 03:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That looks like fun. If you're lazy, you can get... 1,223 Views / 42 Replies  
That looks like fun. If you're lazy, you can get the WINGSCAPES Birdcam (http://www.wingscapes.com/productdetail.aspx?id=WSCA01) for $250.

http://members.shaw.ca/techforum/birdcam.jpg

Photo...
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 26, 2008 at 01:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How do you die of heart failure while your in a... 1,034 Views / 34 Replies  
How do you die of heart failure while your in a hospital and as skinny as George Carlin?
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 25, 2008 at 12:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, their lyrics are the reason I've never... 650 Views / 18 Replies  
Yeah, their lyrics are the reason I've never enjoyed their music.

I prefer narrative-based song lyrics and lyrics that demonstrate wit (e.g., Pulp or The Magnetic Fields) rather than obscurity and...
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 22, 2008 at 09:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Humor does not belittle tragedy or grim events.... 255,505 Views / 4,986 Replies  
Humor does not belittle tragedy or grim events. The kind of humor I'm talking about isn't meant to be disrespectful where you laugh at the suffering of people. It's the absurdity of it, the irony....
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 20, 2008 at 09:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He said as much in an interview: The... 255,505 Views / 4,986 Replies  
He said as much in an interview:



The thing is, I've never found Baltar to be funny and always found him annoying. And Callis' acting is excessively mannered.
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 20, 2008 at 09:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Tick And many of the others already... 1,359 Views / 73 Replies  
The Tick

And many of the others already mentioned in this thread.
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 20, 2008 at 01:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I loved B5. It was uneven but the overall effect... 255,505 Views / 4,986 Replies  
I loved B5. It was uneven but the overall effect was devastating. BSG is more consistent but within a narrow band. B5 was sometimes worse than BSG but it's highs were so much higher than BSG's highs....
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 20, 2008 at 03:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
JMS was told by several of his friends, after... 255,505 Views / 4,986 Replies  
JMS was told by several of his friends, after seeing the first episodes of Crusade, that they thought he was burned out, exhausted, and that it showed in the writing.
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 20, 2008 at 02:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How many episodes remaining in the series? 255,505 Views / 4,986 Replies  
How many episodes remaining in the series?
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 13, 2008 at 03:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Downgrading to Boot Camp 2.0 fixed it for me. You... 4,389 Views / 17 Replies  
Downgrading to Boot Camp 2.0 fixed it for me. You don't need to reinstall Windows. Just run the Boot Camp 2.0 installer from the Leopard disc while booted into Windows.
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 5, 2008 at 01:21 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I have a MB Pro 2.4 Ghz (Santa Rosa) with 120 GB... 4,389 Views / 17 Replies  
I have a MB Pro 2.4 Ghz (Santa Rosa) with 120 GB drive, 2 GB RAM, and GeForce 8600M GT (256 MB).

I downgraded to Boot Camp 2.0, which was working fine for me. So I didn't really need the 2.1...
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 4, 2008 at 01:09 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Poll: Fraud! Fraud! You're a pseudo-introvert, a... 1,504 Views / 51 Replies  
Fraud! Fraud! You're a pseudo-introvert, a closeted extrovert.
:p
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 2, 2008 at 11:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Twitter is an extrovert's wet-dream. As an... 1,504 Views / 51 Replies  
Twitter is an extrovert's wet-dream. As an introvert, I don't have a use for Twitter (or Facebook or MySpace, for that matter). I keep my real identity off the 'net. I tend to be social in small...
Posted by Spliff, on Jun 2, 2008 at 11:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think this is the right thread to post this... 4,986 Views / 159 Replies  
I think this is the right thread to post this music video:

Everyone Else Has Had More Sex Than Me [NSFW] (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwNVE37BGVE)
Posted by Spliff, on May 30, 2008 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is this true? More than 100 uncontacted tribes?... 1,399 Views / 51 Replies  
Is this true? More than 100 uncontacted tribes? Hard to believe. WTF have anthropologists been doing all this time? Enjoying their comfy tenured jobs, I guess.
Posted by Spliff, on May 30, 2008 at 11:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Punched your sister? Ah, then you were justified.... 4,986 Views / 159 Replies  
Punched your sister? Ah, then you were justified. Still, sounds as if you were lucky to get out of there in one piece. Seems like the guy prefers punching women to men.
Posted by Spliff, on May 28, 2008 at 01:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not cool dude, if you knew she was in a... 4,986 Views / 159 Replies  
Not cool dude, if you knew she was in a relationship when you were banging her. Not cool at all.

You're lucky you got out of that in one piece. If I walked in on my gf banging some dude, he would...
Posted by Spliff, on May 27, 2008 at 11:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks, I had forgotten that. 4,389 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks, I had forgotten that.
Posted by Spliff, on May 20, 2008 at 05:15 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
voodoo, Exact same problem happened to me.... 4,389 Views / 17 Replies  
voodoo,

Exact same problem happened to me. Where can I get Boot Camp 2.0?
Posted by Spliff, on May 20, 2008 at 02:28 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
These Peta lists are an awards are pointless.... 1,072 Views / 31 Replies  
These Peta lists are an awards are pointless. Many celebrities are flakes. Vegetarian one month (they'll brag about it to Variety or Elle or Vogue) and then a hardcore endangered-species eating...
Posted by Spliff, on May 19, 2008 at 03:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Good episode but I could done without Gaeta... 255,505 Views / 4,986 Replies  
Good episode but I could done without Gaeta turning into Tom Bombadil. Too much damn singing.
Posted by Spliff, on May 19, 2008 at 03:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm in Vancouver, BC. 1,505 Views / 22 Replies  
I'm in Vancouver, BC.
Posted by Spliff, on May 14, 2008 at 03:34 PM, in Feedback
Just happened to me when I tried to enter the... 1,505 Views / 22 Replies  
Just happened to me when I tried to enter the Lounge. I didn't click any ads or other links.

I'm also in Canada.
Posted by Spliff, on May 12, 2008 at 06:10 PM, in Feedback
This is how I felt when the Canucks missed the... 3,448 Views / 198 Replies  
This is how I felt when the Canucks missed the playoffs this year.
Hitler reacts to Canucks missing the playoffs
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWeCKqM_P1M)
Posted by Spliff, on Apr 26, 2008 at 01:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm going through the Battlestar Wiki and I can't... 255,505 Views / 4,986 Replies  
I'm going through the Battlestar Wiki and I can't accept the notion of a spacefaring civilization that left behind handwritten "sacred scrolls" containing prophetic writing and religion-ese. It...
Posted by Spliff, on Apr 24, 2008 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Excalibur in B5: Crusade was nearly 2 miles... 255,505 Views / 4,986 Replies  
The Excalibur in B5: Crusade was nearly 2 miles long and had high-speed tram/shuttle used to traverse the distance.
Posted by Spliff, on Apr 24, 2008 at 03:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by Spliff, on Apr 15, 2008 at 01:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
- Led Zeppelin - Pink Floyd - Jimi Hendrix ... 1,431 Views / 53 Replies  
- Led Zeppelin
- Pink Floyd
- Jimi Hendrix

Everytime I turn on the radio (on various stations), these three bands/musicians seem to be playing.
Posted by Spliff, on Mar 16, 2008 at 10:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
According to "unnamed sources" in a recent... 4,234 Views / 76 Replies  
According to "unnamed sources" in a recent Forbes' magazine profile of Steve Jobs, he waited nine months, after being diagnosed, to have surgery. Of course, there is no way to know if these sources...
Posted by Spliff, on Mar 6, 2008 at 11:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Steve Jobs (He left his pancreatic cancer... 4,234 Views / 76 Replies  
Steve Jobs (He left his pancreatic cancer untreated for 9 months).
Patrick Swayze (Just diagnosed with pancreatic cancer)
Posted by Spliff, on Mar 6, 2008 at 12:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Atheist, Why do you want to move to a... 2,114 Views / 70 Replies  
Atheist,

Why do you want to move to a culture-less, boring country like Canada? Seriously. Any country in Europe has got to be better than Canada.

We're America wannabes, aping their TV and...
Posted by Spliff, on Mar 2, 2008 at 03:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Armstrong is alive still. Apparently, he's... 788 Views / 8 Replies  
Armstrong is alive still. Apparently, he's reluctant to speak publicly about his experiences and only rarely speaks in public at all. I think I read somewhere that he doesn't want landing on the moon...
Posted by Spliff, on Mar 2, 2008 at 03:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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