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Reports: Tony Romo Will Replace Phil Simms In CBS... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
Reports: Tony Romo Will Replace Phil Simms In CBS Broadcast Booth (http://deadspin.com/reports-tony-romo-will-replace-phil-simms-in-cbs-booth-1793993726)

Oh my god, thank you Jesus no more Pheeel...
Posted by sek929, on Apr 4, 2017 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There's certainly a lot of them on PowerMax.... 420 Views / 26 Replies  
There's certainly a lot of them on PowerMax....
Posted by sek929, on Mar 27, 2017 at 06:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm a little sketched out by eBay TBH, but that... 420 Views / 26 Replies  
I'm a little sketched out by eBay TBH, but that is a beaut
Posted by sek929, on Mar 27, 2017 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just found a pretty enticing 21.5 on PowerMax ... 420 Views / 26 Replies  
Just found a pretty enticing 21.5 on PowerMax

https://www.powermax.com/product/used-imac-21-5in-mid-2011/

I don't love that it's a 2011 model but I do love the 16GB of RAM, the SSD and the...
Posted by sek929, on Mar 27, 2017 at 05:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Intel SSD I had in my 07 iMac turned it into... 420 Views / 26 Replies  
The Intel SSD I had in my 07 iMac turned it into a whole different machine. I never saw the beachball after that install.
Posted by sek929, on Mar 27, 2017 at 05:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The fact that in order to ever have more than 8gb... 420 Views / 26 Replies  
The fact that in order to ever have more than 8gb of RAM in an iMac I have to pay Apple ~200 bucks is ludicrous. The iMacs have never been particularly easy to upgrade but there were always ways to...
Posted by sek929, on Mar 27, 2017 at 09:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah I'm checking all these options against... 420 Views / 26 Replies  
Yeah I'm checking all these options against iFixit repair guides and the new iMacs are terrible with user upgradability.

The Mini gets more tantalizing by the minute. Easier to upgrade (slightly)...
Posted by sek929, on Mar 26, 2017 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Right now there's 0 refurbished iMacs with 16gb,... 420 Views / 26 Replies  
Right now there's 0 refurbished iMacs with 16gb, but a couple MBPs and Minis do have maxed RAM like this one...
Posted by sek929, on Mar 26, 2017 at 04:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess I'm pretty hung up on the SSD since it... 420 Views / 26 Replies  
I guess I'm pretty hung up on the SSD since it was such a quantum leap in performance on my 07 Mac, but I'm also aware that it makes sense to max the ram whenever possible.

Adding both on a new...
Posted by sek929, on Mar 26, 2017 at 04:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In need of a new iMac 420 Views / 26 Replies  
As most of you are well aware I am computer-less at the moment. Looking into refurbished and also checking against newer machines. Waiting until an entire line refresh is not really an option right...
Posted by sek929, on Mar 26, 2017 at 02:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was bought in 08, from the Apple Store refurb... 1,141 Views / 63 Replies  
It was bought in 08, from the Apple Store refurb section.

I'll be giving them a call after dinner
Posted by sek929, on Mar 23, 2017 at 07:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh yeah, in the same desk that the iMac was... 1,141 Views / 63 Replies  
Oh yeah, in the same desk that the iMac was sitting on was about 500 in cash they didn't find, but they did take a box of old concert stubs and sporting event tickets we had saved.

They were...
Posted by sek929, on Mar 22, 2017 at 12:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He took down the sn of the PS4, unfortunately the... 1,141 Views / 63 Replies  
He took down the sn of the PS4, unfortunately the iMac is all but untraceable as I got rid of all its documentation years ago.

They took an old iPhone 5 that we use to play music in the living...
Posted by sek929, on Mar 22, 2017 at 12:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Robbed 1,141 Views / 63 Replies  
Yesterday I came home from work to see the side door of my new home shattered. Went inside to discover my PS4 and my iMac had been stolen along with various other small electronics.

We moved in...
Posted by sek929, on Mar 22, 2017 at 12:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Original iPod was a total game-changer. For... 1,303 Views / 65 Replies  
Original iPod was a total game-changer.

For software my vote goes to OS 10.4 Tiger. It was the first OSX iteration that not only kept up with Windows by actually leapfrogged it in many aspects....
Posted by sek929, on Mar 21, 2017 at 12:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Had a chance to play with the Switch at PAX, and... 1,578 Views / 11 Replies  
Had a chance to play with the Switch at PAX, and Breath of the Wild.

Awesome game, really beautiful and a breeze to pick up and play. Might have to look around for a Wii U to borrow from someone...
Posted by sek929, on Mar 13, 2017 at 04:51 PM, in Gaming
I've heard a lot of problems with the controllers... 1,578 Views / 11 Replies  
I've heard a lot of problems with the controllers losing connectivity if the unit is too close to other wireless devices, which would be an issue in my entertainment center...
Posted by sek929, on Mar 6, 2017 at 01:26 PM, in Gaming
Once Julio made that amazing sideline catch to... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
Once Julio made that amazing sideline catch to put the Falcons at the Pats 22 the game was over. 99.6% chance of victory ESPN tells me. Then they abandon the run and go backwards 23 yards.

For...
Posted by sek929, on Feb 6, 2017 at 08:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Greatest comeback in Super Bowl history. Tom... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
Greatest comeback in Super Bowl history.

Tom Brady is unquestionably the greatest QB to ever lace 'em up.

Guess the rest of my Iceland trip will include me with a shit-eating grin on my face.
...
Posted by sek929, on Feb 5, 2017 at 10:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is looking like the 85 game..... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
This is looking like the 85 game.....
Posted by sek929, on Feb 5, 2017 at 08:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a self-imposed ban from the PWL and I post... 1,082 Views / 95 Replies  
I have a self-imposed ban from the PWL and I post in about 2 or 3 threads a month or less.

Just another horseshit statement from our resident troll
Posted by sek929, on Jan 30, 2017 at 12:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The sports thread, that's all you got? :lol:... 1,082 Views / 95 Replies  
The sports thread, that's all you got?

:lol:

You troll the entire forum, I act like an ass in a thread about sports.
Posted by sek929, on Jan 29, 2017 at 07:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's been his M.O. for years now. He's gone from... 1,082 Views / 95 Replies  
It's been his M.O. for years now. He's gone from one of the more interesting personalities around here to a straight-up troll, who's only interest is "sticking it to" progressives. So that means at...
Posted by sek929, on Jan 29, 2017 at 03:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Pfffft! Only 700 posts away, then my spirit... 915 Views / 47 Replies  
Pfffft!

Only 700 posts away, then my spirit will be permitted to leave this cursed place.
Posted by sek929, on Jan 26, 2017 at 08:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn't realize there were so many Falcons fans 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
I didn't realize there were so many Falcons fans
Posted by sek929, on Jan 24, 2017 at 08:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It Follows is the best horror movie of recent,... 8,291 Views / 204 Replies  
It Follows is the best horror movie of recent, almost always the little indie horror movies end up being the best because good horror relies on pacing and subtlety.
Posted by sek929, on Jan 23, 2017 at 12:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean, I'm obviously pulling for number 5, but... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
I mean, I'm obviously pulling for number 5, but the Falcons winning the big one is a nice end to the season as well.

I just want a good close game, like stogie said, these playoffs have been...
Posted by sek929, on Jan 23, 2017 at 12:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Patriots haters have only one great hope... ... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
Patriots haters have only one great hope...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BJwrbzMCIAEAZXC.jpg
Posted by sek929, on Jan 23, 2017 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Complete list of players who have appeared in 7... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
Complete list of players who have appeared in 7 Super Bowls:

• Tom Brady
Posted by sek929, on Jan 23, 2017 at 08:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Jesus the Falcons look unstoppable 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
Jesus the Falcons look unstoppable
Posted by sek929, on Jan 22, 2017 at 06:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://i.imgur.com/Xjq3eNe.jpg 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
https://i.imgur.com/Xjq3eNe.jpg
Posted by sek929, on Jan 17, 2017 at 06:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tom Brady has advanced to the AFCCG 11 times in... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
Tom Brady has advanced to the AFCCG 11 times in 15 seasons, or 73.3% of his career. He is more likely to reach a title game than many QBs are to complete a pass. The Patriots have now reached said...
Posted by sek929, on Jan 17, 2017 at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And then they let up 38 points, NFL games are 60... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
And then they let up 38 points, NFL games are 60 minutes long.
Posted by sek929, on Jan 9, 2017 at 09:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Rodgers with yet another Hail Mary TD, Giants... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
Rodgers with yet another Hail Mary TD, Giants look totally outmatched on both sides of the ball. Looks like Eli's postseason luck finally ran out.
Posted by sek929, on Jan 8, 2017 at 07:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well that definitely wasn't the LaCie drive I... 927 Views / 37 Replies  
Well that definitely wasn't the LaCie drive I had, data CDs worked great and usually burned at full speed (4x) but audio CDs were totally hit and miss and only burned at 2x for some reason.
Posted by sek929, on Jan 6, 2017 at 04:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, of course the rate of making coasters was... 927 Views / 37 Replies  
Yep, of course the rate of making coasters was about 50% and the entire machine would lock up for the whole burn, which was usually a half an hour.
Posted by sek929, on Jan 6, 2017 at 12:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Carr has a broken Fibula, that f**king sucks. ... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
Carr has a broken Fibula, that f**king sucks.

Sorry Crosbie...
Posted by sek929, on Dec 24, 2016 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That tends to happen to the elderly. 1,591 Views / 68 Replies  
That tends to happen to the elderly.
Posted by sek929, on Dec 23, 2016 at 12:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Saw it last night, pretty happy overall with it,... 1,591 Views / 68 Replies  
Saw it last night, pretty happy overall with it, didn't pull any punches at the end.

The final scene with Vader was some grade-A prime cut nerd porn. He's been screaming to be brought back to his...
Posted by sek929, on Dec 20, 2016 at 11:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Upon hearing The Last Guardian had frame-rate... 599,633 Views / 6,209 Replies  
Upon hearing The Last Guardian had frame-rate issues on the "trash can edition" PS4 I decided to hold off on that.
Posted by sek929, on Dec 15, 2016 at 04:03 PM, in Gaming
:lol: It was only during the appeal, MONTHS... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
:lol:

It was only during the appeal, MONTHS after the initial investigation, that the NFL released the "Brady destroyed phone!!!" headline. Brady provided what Ted Wells considered an...
Posted by sek929, on Dec 13, 2016 at 05:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/redskins/the... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/redskins/the-nfls-damning-silence-on-a-new-case-of-underinflated-footballs/2016/12/12/6698cae6-c097-11e6-afd9-f038f753dc29_story.html?utm_term=.98b62ea64c4d
...
Posted by sek929, on Dec 12, 2016 at 05:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Honestly post-1.1 NMS for 30 bucks approaches the... 2,526 Views / 59 Replies  
Honestly post-1.1 NMS for 30 bucks approaches the "worth it" status.



Bummer starter world. Are you doing Survival mode by any chance?

Item management is almost a misnomer. You really...
Posted by sek929, on Dec 1, 2016 at 05:08 PM, in Gaming
When it was announced I was decidedly "meh" but... 599,633 Views / 6,209 Replies  
When it was announced I was decidedly "meh" but the more I read into it the more I figure I'm going to have to check it out.

I'll post my reactions in the NMS thread.
Posted by sek929, on Nov 29, 2016 at 12:58 PM, in Gaming
The American test driver schtick is terrible, the... 996 Views / 35 Replies  
The American test driver schtick is terrible, the rest of the show is okay so far. I'm willing to give it a chance.
Posted by sek929, on Nov 28, 2016 at 03:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The fifth element is an awesome movie because... 755 Views / 10 Replies  
The fifth element is an awesome movie because it's super stylish and does not take itself seriously. I can't say the same of a certain poster here.
Posted by sek929, on Nov 23, 2016 at 03:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
After watching last night's game I'm going to say... 67,675 Views / 1,150 Replies  
After watching last night's game I'm going to say the entire defensive secondary for Green Bay. Rodgers' stats over the last 4 losses are really good, as you'd imagine, but he is getting zero help...
Posted by sek929, on Nov 21, 2016 at 05:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's currently installing and updating, I'll be... 599,633 Views / 6,209 Replies  
It's currently installing and updating, I'll be on tonight.
Posted by sek929, on Nov 12, 2016 at 06:08 PM, in Gaming
80s nostalgia shit is huge right now, personally... 12,491 Views / 306 Replies  
80s nostalgia shit is huge right now, personally i hate those garish shoes.
Posted by sek929, on Nov 10, 2016 at 05:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Perhaps I'll buy it after you wow me, if I can... 599,633 Views / 6,209 Replies  
Perhaps I'll buy it after you wow me, if I can still feel joy anymore.
Posted by sek929, on Nov 10, 2016 at 05:13 PM, in Gaming
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