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looks like you're being played. 3,951 Views / 146 Replies  
looks like you're being played.
Posted by paul w, on Apr 23, 2012 at 03:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
in all seriousness, my daughter has a little... 3,063 Views / 35 Replies  
in all seriousness, my daughter has a little step-stool thingy to climb onto the toilet. I've been using it much in the same way is this silly product, and really it does...help.
Posted by paul w, on Mar 22, 2012 at 11:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not only that - but a nice local Pelardon and a... 1,902 Views / 38 Replies  
Not only that - but a nice local Pelardon and a bottle Coteaux de Languedoc could actually cost even less for me here than crappy Kraft and Budweiser does for folks in the US... Sadly however the...
Posted by paul w, on Feb 23, 2012 at 05:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I actually think cheddar might have it's place in... 1,902 Views / 38 Replies  
I actually think cheddar might have it's place in the fromagoverse. There's really nothing here that has that kind of bite that a good sharp cheddar has. And the Fetas and Parmesans are certainly a...
Posted by paul w, on Feb 18, 2012 at 10:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I found Kaamelott funny for a while. Good luck... 676 Views / 5 Replies  
I found Kaamelott funny for a while. Good luck finding it subtitled in English.
Posted by paul w, on Feb 18, 2012 at 03:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Answer to first question: No. Second: I... 1,902 Views / 38 Replies  
Answer to first question: No.

Second: I have, but their consumption was statistically inconsequential. Also, cheddar is nothing special when you're used to the quality and variety of cheese in...
Posted by paul w, on Feb 18, 2012 at 03:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They were just bigger, faster and stronger. And... 1,443 Views / 48 Replies  
They were just bigger, faster and stronger. And I'm not sure they dropped a single pass. And their counter attack was devastating.
Posted by paul w, on Sep 24, 2011 at 07:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For the last month and a half I've been learning... 3,170 Views / 161 Replies  
For the last month and a half I've been learning to drive stick in French traffic. So far everyone's been patient with my stalling here and there. In fact I can't think of a single time where anyone...
Posted by paul w, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y7/paullydub/W744... 7,496 Views / 168 Replies  
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y7/paullydub/W7449568_1.jpg

2005 Opel Astra station wagon. Runs on diesel. Not much to say about it other than it has a huge trunk.
Posted by paul w, on Sep 8, 2011 at 01:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Indeed, clicks and kilos are cooler to say then... 1,290 Views / 51 Replies  
Indeed, clicks and kilos are cooler to say then their imperial counterparts.

I've been dealing with both measurements for the past 15 years or so and it's all good. It's not like we can't all just...
Posted by paul w, on Aug 23, 2011 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is fascinating. I'm moving Monday to the... 959 Views / 47 Replies  
This is fascinating. I'm moving Monday to the South of France from Brooklyn, NY. So what a time to do a little post-mortem (and underline one of the reasons I'm moving).

My share of the household...
Posted by paul w, on Jul 27, 2011 at 11:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y7/paullydub/paul... 42,431 Views / 1,335 Replies  
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Posted by paul w, on Jun 2, 2011 at 12:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I found myself in the new playground in Brooklyn... 1,242 Views / 49 Replies  
I found myself in the new playground in Brooklyn across the river from the site. At one point I looked up, noticed the helicopters and tried to remember what the view was like with the towers, and...
Posted by paul w, on Sep 11, 2010 at 11:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I he thinks a cop is going to just buy his tory... 4,655 Views / 253 Replies  
I he thinks a cop is going to just buy his tory for illegally using strobes he's insane. Most likely in that circumstance, one gets arrested and car impounded.
Posted by paul w, on Aug 13, 2010 at 02:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And as we've seen, it's not possible for someone... 4,655 Views / 253 Replies  
And as we've seen, it's not possible for someone to disagree with your positions.

I actually agree with a lot of this - speed limits are often lower than they need to be. But you're the last...
Posted by paul w, on Aug 13, 2010 at 02:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Your commute is boring. Wow, that totally... 4,655 Views / 253 Replies  
Your commute is boring. Wow, that totally explains and justifies everything then.
Posted by paul w, on Aug 13, 2010 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm sure you have read many books on the topic,... 4,655 Views / 253 Replies  
I'm sure you have read many books on the topic, but you kind of sound like somebody who trying to selfishly justify driving as fast as you can wherever you can.
Posted by paul w, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So far they're acting very corporate about it, as... 1,367 Views / 41 Replies  
So far they're acting very corporate about it, as evidenced by the Andy Borowitz v JetBlue back and forth on twitter (some NSFW language).

gawker...
Posted by paul w, on Aug 12, 2010 at 03:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was told by a flight attendant a while back... 1,367 Views / 41 Replies  
I was told by a flight attendant a while back that they're more like $150,000 to replace (maybe taking into account the total cost of putting the plane out of service, installation etc). Plus he...
Posted by paul w, on Aug 12, 2010 at 09:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd ban myself to save me the option of even... 1,017 Views / 37 Replies  
I'd ban myself to save me the option of even viewing this.
Posted by paul w, on Aug 7, 2010 at 11:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I live in New York actually ( haven't changed my... 1,347 Views / 48 Replies  
I live in New York actually ( haven't changed my location since I lived in France). But even so I never noticed her as an actress really until the Edith Piaf movie. But damn is she good.

Being...
Posted by paul w, on Jul 29, 2010 at 04:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was interesting watching Marion Cotillard and... 1,347 Views / 48 Replies  
It was interesting watching Marion Cotillard and Ellen Page on the screen together. While Ellen is certainly a good and charming actress, Cotillard was so much more everything than her it wasn't even...
Posted by paul w, on Jul 29, 2010 at 03:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm sorry, but when a goal a blatant as Lampard's... 3,309 Views / 174 Replies  
I'm sorry, but when a goal a blatant as Lampard's was is not recognized it's a shame - and undermines the beauty of the game. Ultimately, Germany was the better team, and as a result the mistake...
Posted by paul w, on Jun 27, 2010 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
USA is in an interesting position. The way things... 3,309 Views / 174 Replies  
USA is in an interesting position. The way things stand now, they have a decent shot at the semis (where they'd be beaten by say, Brazil).
Posted by paul w, on Jun 23, 2010 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
About 12 miles. when I was in college, training... 1,447 Views / 54 Replies  
About 12 miles. when I was in college, training for a marathon. I pulled something and had to shut it down and I've never run as far since (14 years). :(
Posted by paul w, on Jun 14, 2010 at 11:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I actually am starting to get used to them, and... 3,309 Views / 174 Replies  
I actually am starting to get used to them, and also, as the games become more interesting in the knockout rounds, the commentators will raise their voices a bit. I just think they did a poor job of...
Posted by paul w, on Jun 13, 2010 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There's constant movement, passing, things... 3,309 Views / 174 Replies  
There's constant movement, passing, things developing. And no breaks or stupid TV timeouts. And really if you watch European soccer, it's just a different level of skill and crowd ambience.
...
Posted by paul w, on Jun 11, 2010 at 11:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, unless they figure out a way to mic the... 3,309 Views / 174 Replies  
Yeah, unless they figure out a way to mic the announcers better, and mute the sound of those horns, this will be a terrible Word Cup from a watchability standpoint.

Pity really, as it's the first...
Posted by paul w, on Jun 11, 2010 at 11:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://s3.amazonaws.com/twitpic/photos/full/923516... 30,983 Views / 830 Replies  
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Posted by paul w, on May 21, 2010 at 05:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
my wife, who works in the field of nutrition... 1,732 Views / 73 Replies  
my wife, who works in the field of nutrition (acute malnutrition, really) and has access to the Lancet just sent me a bunch of links. There's a lot to digest - outside the scope of this discussion....
Posted by paul w, on May 21, 2010 at 03:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
troubling, but not conclusive. 1,732 Views / 73 Replies  
troubling, but not conclusive.
Posted by paul w, on May 21, 2010 at 03:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can agree that the benefits of multivitamins is... 1,732 Views / 73 Replies  
I can agree that the benefits of multivitamins is vastly overstated, and we should all eat a balanced diet but there's is no study that categorically backs up that statement.
Posted by paul w, on May 21, 2010 at 10:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Multi-vitamin supplements do not do nothing -... 1,732 Views / 73 Replies  
Multi-vitamin supplements do not do nothing - they just give you too much of what your body can absorb. Chances are you don't need most of it, but does it really hurt? A bit of calcium or vitamin c...
Posted by paul w, on May 21, 2010 at 09:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
James has plenty of good reasons to come to New... 3,337 Views / 167 Replies  
James has plenty of good reasons to come to New York, Chicago or even Miami. The tough thing is going to be leaving Cleveland, knowing full well the effect that will have on basketball there.

It...
Posted by paul w, on May 14, 2010 at 10:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Truth. Wear a helmet. 1,850 Views / 31 Replies  
Truth. Wear a helmet.
Posted by paul w, on May 11, 2010 at 11:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, I laughed. 1,404 Views / 45 Replies  
Ok, I laughed.
Posted by paul w, on Apr 13, 2010 at 03:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Me too! 2001 meets Solaris, but with a nice twist. 1,679 Views / 27 Replies  
Me too! 2001 meets Solaris, but with a nice twist.
Posted by paul w, on Mar 14, 2010 at 03:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'll have the the penne all'arrabbiata. 714 Views / 12 Replies  
I'll have the the penne all'arrabbiata.
Posted by paul w, on Mar 12, 2010 at 12:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, and that vector look is still cool, while... 1,445 Views / 35 Replies  
Yes, and that vector look is still cool, while this is like Tron meets the Matrix.
Posted by paul w, on Mar 10, 2010 at 05:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Son of Tron? I too saw the first in the... 1,445 Views / 35 Replies  
Son of Tron?

I too saw the first in the theater, and this trailor didn't appear to be anything other than a very a blandly slick-looking sequel to a groundbreaking, unique movie.

Hopefully it...
Posted by paul w, on Mar 9, 2010 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, they're the team I grew up rooting for. And... 815 Views / 19 Replies  
Well, they're the team I grew up rooting for. And also for most of my childhood they were at best mediocre and often just awful. But what and I supposed to do, switch teams because they've started...
Posted by paul w, on Mar 6, 2010 at 06:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've enjoyed it immensely over the past several... 30,983 Views / 830 Replies  
I've enjoyed it immensely over the past several years and I just want to see how it ends.
Posted by paul w, on Mar 5, 2010 at 11:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm so tired of the island and its intrigue. The... 30,983 Views / 830 Replies  
I'm so tired of the island and its intrigue. The alternate reality is what has kept me interested so far.

I'm tired of these serpentine plots to nowhere. I'm tired of the smoke monster. I'm...
Posted by paul w, on Mar 5, 2010 at 12:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
ass-raped? Anyway other have already articulated... 1,757 Views / 84 Replies  
ass-raped? Anyway other have already articulated the the point well enough that I need not add anymore to this discussion.
Posted by paul w, on Feb 19, 2010 at 05:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I tend to agree with this line of reasoning. I... 1,757 Views / 84 Replies  
I tend to agree with this line of reasoning. I guess that makes me a pussy commie socialist anti-patriot.
Posted by paul w, on Feb 19, 2010 at 03:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm sorry, I forget killing other people was back... 1,757 Views / 84 Replies  
I'm sorry, I forget killing other people was back on the table for getting things accomplished or making a point. Or something. Nevermind.



I'm a taxpaying American citizen, buddy. What does...
Posted by paul w, on Feb 19, 2010 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You justify the death of people with a ****ing... 1,757 Views / 84 Replies  
You justify the death of people with a ****ing youtube link? Make a f*cking levelheaded argument for once in your life asshole.

Just because the IRS is evil doesn't mean citizens have the right to...
Posted by paul w, on Feb 19, 2010 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I enjoyed much of Inglourious Basterds, and of... 1,503 Views / 67 Replies  
I enjoyed much of Inglourious Basterds, and of course Waltz deserves the Oscar, even if it means a repeat of his thoroughly bizarre Golden Globe acceptance speach.

The opening scene with the glass...
Posted by paul w, on Feb 16, 2010 at 04:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I never accused you of making anything up. I've... 5,939 Views / 205 Replies  
I never accused you of making anything up. I've heard the same thing* in France and other countries years ago, so it's nothing new, and depends how rigorously it's implemented. You are correct in...
Posted by paul w, on Feb 12, 2010 at 03:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, not necessarily. I myself was not... 5,939 Views / 205 Replies  
No, not necessarily. I myself was not "established" in France when I obtained said visa, bank account, etc. Things have changed a bit, but believe me there are plenty of Americans doing all sorts of...
Posted by paul w, on Feb 12, 2010 at 02:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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