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I was dead set on the 6, but after seeing the... 6,444 Views / 54 Replies  
I was dead set on the 6, but after seeing the differences with the 6+ I'm going for the big one. OIS, better battery, etc.
Posted by rambo47, on Sep 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yep. My primary email is still a .mac account and... 1,664 Views / 29 Replies  
Yep. My primary email is still a .mac account and I love it. Apple aliased all the versions of your .mac email address so whatever you use will still get mail addressed to the other variations.
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 3, 2014 at 09:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Nah. The M1 had more of a kick than an AR-15 for... 2,220 Views / 69 Replies  
Nah. The M1 had more of a kick than an AR-15 for sure, but if you hold it right it's just a lot of fun to shoot. And distances beyond 500 meters are no problem with the venerable M1 Garand. General...
Posted by rambo47, on May 1, 2013 at 11:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ironically, one of the biggest proponents of... 6,203 Views / 357 Replies  
Ironically, one of the biggest proponents of banning all guns was columnist Carl Rowan. And for what was Rowan arrested? Illegal possession of a handgun. Even the advocates of banning guns can't...
Posted by rambo47, on May 1, 2013 at 11:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
http://www.goldengatewesternwear.com/images/justif... 1,888 Views / 44 Replies  
http://www.goldengatewesternwear.com/images/justified_b.jpg


Elmore Leonard approved!
Posted by rambo47, on Mar 31, 2012 at 08:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In my experience you don't "win them back." The... 4,290 Views / 146 Replies  
In my experience you don't "win them back." The decision has to come from her. The best you can do is let her know you want to try again, but that you understand if she's going in a different...
Posted by rambo47, on Mar 31, 2012 at 08:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, it's not going to be ready until spring,... 1,158 Views / 21 Replies  
Well, it's not going to be ready until spring, and even then there could be delays. I would expect some kind of upgrade pricing for Mac users when the compatible version finally makes the scene.
Posted by rambo47, on Dec 22, 2011 at 08:21 PM, in Applications
Here's an update I got via email from the Quicken... 1,158 Views / 21 Replies  
Here's an update I got via email from the Quicken folks today:

Dear Quicken Mac Customer:

As a fellow Mac fan and customer, I wanted to personally introduce myself, and share some...
Posted by rambo47, on Dec 22, 2011 at 06:52 PM, in Applications
Great spokesman for the unwashed rabble. They... 5,050 Views / 360 Replies  
Great spokesman for the unwashed rabble. They have no message other than "We're mad as hell and we're not gonna take it anymore!" Except they are going to take it. They can parade around Manhattan...
Posted by rambo47, on Oct 15, 2011 at 05:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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Posted by rambo47, on Oct 15, 2011 at 04:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://web.me.com/rseijas/photo5.jpg ... 43,449 Views / 1,335 Replies  
http://web.me.com/rseijas/photo5.jpg

http://web.me.com/rseijas/zombie.jpg
Posted by rambo47, on Oct 15, 2011 at 04:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple's servers got thrashed pretty hard... 467 Views / 2 Replies  
Apple's servers got thrashed pretty hard yesterday. Probably just a corrupted download. I'd delete your first download and simply try again.
Posted by rambo47, on Oct 13, 2011 at 03:27 PM, in macOS
You and me both! We're part of a vanishing breed... 912 Views / 40 Replies  
You and me both! We're part of a vanishing breed that doesn't hesitate to pick up a phone and actually TALK to somebody. I guess we're a couple of throwbacks. I also don't speak "text speak" and will...
Posted by rambo47, on Oct 2, 2011 at 12:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
LinkedIn is the only one I use regularly.... 912 Views / 40 Replies  
LinkedIn is the only one I use regularly. Facebook is tedious and filled with utter crapola. I only signed up for Facebook on the urging of a friend who wanted me to see his family vacation photos as...
Posted by rambo47, on Oct 2, 2011 at 12:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You might have waited, but you got one hell of a... 1,103 Views / 48 Replies  
You might have waited, but you got one hell of a weapon as your first. I have a couple of 1911's now. My favorite is the standard issue model, but I also like the officer's compact model. Pachmayr...
Posted by rambo47, on Oct 1, 2011 at 01:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was shooting bb guns when I was 6, with plenty... 1,103 Views / 48 Replies  
I was shooting bb guns when I was 6, with plenty of supervision of course. I got a .22 pistol when I was 9, and a 9mm Star pistol (based on the Browning Hi-Power) at 11. The next year I got a .410...
Posted by rambo47, on Oct 1, 2011 at 12:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Did you see how my Boks roughed up those poor... 1,505 Views / 48 Replies  
Did you see how my Boks roughed up those poor Namibians? Sheesh!
Posted by rambo47, on Sep 25, 2011 at 10:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Check this out - a Haka flash mob! Haka... 1,505 Views / 48 Replies  
Check this out - a Haka flash mob!

Haka Flash Mob | U.S.News | Rugby News (http://www.rugbyrugby.com/news/by_country/u_s/6994357/haka_flash_mob)
Posted by rambo47, on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd have a "conference" with school staff and the... 6,454 Views / 333 Replies  
I'd have a "conference" with school staff and the parents of the kids who did this. I'd also make it clear that I am an "unstable element" and might become volatile should my daughter ever tell me...
Posted by rambo47, on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Great Lomu video! He was a total BEAST on the... 1,505 Views / 48 Replies  
Great Lomu video! He was a total BEAST on the pitch. People forget that he had incredible pace as well as the ability to knock the opposition out of the way like they were toddlers.
Posted by rambo47, on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm watching it on a Verizon FiOS TV channel.... 1,505 Views / 48 Replies  
I'm watching it on a Verizon FiOS TV channel. Universal Sports - part of the NBC/Universal network.
Posted by rambo47, on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The USA/Ireland match was amateur hour for the US... 1,505 Views / 48 Replies  
The USA/Ireland match was amateur hour for the US side. Blatant hands in the scrum from the US captain, etc. Silly really, and just poor rugby.
Posted by rambo47, on Sep 12, 2011 at 12:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There's a lot of discussion in NZ that sounds... 1,505 Views / 48 Replies  
There's a lot of discussion in NZ that sounds almost like panic, thinking the margin of victory over Tonga was too slim. I hear things like "Uh-oh, we're in trouble" among lots of All Blacks...
Posted by rambo47, on Sep 11, 2011 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The first pair of Nike MAGs to be auctioned off... 934 Views / 18 Replies  
The first pair of Nike MAGs to be auctioned off sold for $37,500.
Posted by rambo47, on Sep 9, 2011 at 08:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Go Boks! ... 1,505 Views / 48 Replies  
Go Boks!

http://blogs.voanews.com/sonny/files/2011/09/SAF-Springbok.jpg
Posted by rambo47, on Sep 9, 2011 at 08:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's all about actuary tables, nothing else. The... 3,346 Views / 167 Replies  
It's all about actuary tables, nothing else. The statistics show that certain brands/types of cars are more prone to accidents. They don't give a crap about your own sterling driving record. The...
Posted by rambo47, on Sep 4, 2011 at 01:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: My fan has one speed: Balls Out. 679 Views / 20 Replies  
My fan has one speed: Balls Out.
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 24, 2011 at 10:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't mess with Sluggy! A lop with an attitude... 862 Views / 18 Replies  
Don't mess with Sluggy! A lop with an attitude and a blade is a scary thing.

http://www.sluggy.com/images/nvg/headerbun.gif
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 24, 2011 at 09:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
One of my all-time favorite movies is Breaker... 862 Views / 18 Replies  
One of my all-time favorite movies is Breaker Morant.
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 24, 2011 at 09:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/images/bunnys... 862 Views / 18 Replies  
http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/images/bunnysuit.jpg
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 24, 2011 at 09:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You need real legal advice. Here's why: In... 914 Views / 13 Replies  
You need real legal advice.

Here's why: In New Jersey, when two people own a piece of property jointly there is a little-known valuation law. It comes up often in divorces when the husband wants...
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 24, 2011 at 09:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Avoid the VW. I know several people with them and... 3,109 Views / 112 Replies  
Avoid the VW. I know several people with them and they all loved their VWs - for about 2 weeks. Then all manner of problems cropped up, mostly due to poor build quality.

I'd go with the Subaru...
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 24, 2011 at 09:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When the sleazeball looters make it a case of... 2,695 Views / 144 Replies  
When the sleazeball looters make it a case of "them or me", I aim to make sure the survivor is "me". Threaten my life and you forfeit yours. Having said that, I believe in giving everyone a fair...
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 17, 2011 at 10:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The best of the bunch IMHO is Buckler. I'll have... 791 Views / 15 Replies  
The best of the bunch IMHO is Buckler. I'll have one on rare occasions and don't feel like I'm drinking again (quit in 1988).
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 17, 2011 at 10:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think Felonious Munk summed it all up pretty... 8,102 Views / 548 Replies  
I think Felonious Munk summed it all up pretty well: Felonious Munk Presents: Stop It B! OBAMA PAY YOUR &*%$#% BILLS - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRmZ9zH-mYM)
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 14, 2011 at 01:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Lets see rioters/looters try that in a state like... 2,695 Views / 144 Replies  
Lets see rioters/looters try that in a state like Texas. Or give it a shot on my street. I'm thinking the outcome would be a *little* different.
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 14, 2011 at 01:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Same old Cash. 2,924 Views / 110 Replies  
Same old Cash.
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 13, 2011 at 05:32 PM, in Feedback
I've got six firearms in the house, two loaded... 1,514 Views / 54 Replies  
I've got six firearms in the house, two loaded and in gun safes. To come for them would be a grave error in judgement. Advice to anyone who wants to give it a try: come heavy, wear Kevlar.
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 8, 2011 at 06:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oy! I remember him. He was "Cash" back in the... 1,809 Views / 47 Replies  
Oy! I remember him. He was "Cash" back in the day, and mad as a hatter. I guess some folks just can't let go.
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 8, 2011 at 06:10 PM, in Feedback
Declaration of Independence, Line 2: "But... 1,514 Views / 54 Replies  
Declaration of Independence, Line 2:

"But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their...
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 8, 2011 at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Invalid poll. No "beer" option. 1,941 Views / 87 Replies  
Invalid poll. No "beer" option.
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 8, 2011 at 01:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is this the same "Rob" that was getting in... 1,809 Views / 47 Replies  
Is this the same "Rob" that was getting in trouble 3 or 4 YEARS AGO??
Posted by rambo47, on Aug 8, 2011 at 01:30 PM, in Feedback
I think the stuff you do on your laptops makes... 1,817 Views / 24 Replies  
I think the stuff you do on your laptops makes you a perfect candidate for the 13" MBA, but I'd have some reservations about the 11" model. It's ideal for traveling, but for a day to day laptop...
Posted by rambo47, on May 29, 2011 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-XnPf8k4cB4Y/TcK_Jr-1jsI/... 6,359 Views / 190 Replies  
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-XnPf8k4cB4Y/TcK_Jr-1jsI/AAAAAAAADNw/OBvjdBY6D6g/s240/Bin%2BLaden.jpg
Posted by rambo47, on May 6, 2011 at 04:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Earlier reports were that it was the 5th Special... 9,404 Views / 394 Replies  
Earlier reports were that it was the 5th Special Forces Group (which includes Delta Force) that got him. Apparently it was a Seal Team, the Dev Group Team, Formerly known as Seal Team 6. That's the...
Posted by rambo47, on May 2, 2011 at 08:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
5th Special Forces Group. ... 9,404 Views / 394 Replies  
5th Special Forces Group.

http://www.jfkwebstore.com/store/images/9005.jpg
Posted by rambo47, on May 2, 2011 at 01:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I LOVE it when somebody downloads a torrent and... 2,289 Views / 6 Replies  
I LOVE it when somebody downloads a torrent and it completely hoses their system. Seriously. That stuff makes me laugh all day.
Posted by rambo47, on Apr 11, 2011 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've always considered the 15" PowerBook and... 3,767 Views / 8 Replies  
I've always considered the 15" PowerBook and MacBook Pro to be the sweet spot in Apple's portable lineup. The 17" is awesome, but it's a battleship and unwieldy anywhere but on a desk. The 13" is a...
Posted by rambo47, on Mar 29, 2011 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually it looks like a good deal. LightPeak... 1,722 Views / 19 Replies  
Actually it looks like a good deal. LightPeak won''t be a widely used industry standard for some time and there are no peripherals yet that support it. The Core i5 processor is still very powerful...
Posted by rambo47, on Mar 4, 2011 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would expect a 25% to 50% drop in resale value... 758 Views / 4 Replies  
I would expect a 25% to 50% drop in resale value over that period of time. That's a VERY rough guesstimate, but one I've experienced over a decade of Mac laptops.

The best bet for maintaining...
Posted by rambo47, on Feb 27, 2011 at 02:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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