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Since the whole gang seems to be here, I guess I... 2,303 Views / 100 Replies  
Since the whole gang seems to be here, I guess I should do a drive-by, too. Thanks for the memories - good and bad.

Edit: Screw being in awe that I remembered my password; My sig is still being...
Posted by boots, on Jun 21, 2016 at 09:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I am a red velvet cupcake fan. I am not a muffin... 1,528 Views / 62 Replies  
I am a red velvet cupcake fan. I am not a muffin fan.

With exception of some specific occasions when a cornbread muffin is required by grastronical law. Usually this is only invoked when collard...
Posted by boots, on Jan 27, 2008 at 11:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whatever. People can read the style guides and... 1,760 Views / 80 Replies  
Whatever. People can read the style guides and see that your being a pedantic ... something or other... and are actually wrong in being so. So long as I continue to publish, I'll listen to my...
Posted by boots, on Jan 27, 2008 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, and yes/yes. 1,760 Views / 80 Replies  
Yes, and yes/yes.
Posted by boots, on Jan 27, 2008 at 07:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You are ignoring the last...it's fine unless... 1,760 Views / 80 Replies  
You are ignoring the last...it's fine unless otherwise instructed. So, it's still considered acceptable. Of course, it hasn't been that long since it's been considered acceptable to do just one...
Posted by boots, on Jan 27, 2008 at 07:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope, they didn't kill it.... 1,760 Views / 80 Replies  
Nope, they didn't kill it. (http://www.mla.org/style/style_faq/style_faq3) But the reason for one space being accepted is because of justification, not because two spaces is stylistically wrong. If...
Posted by boots, on Jan 27, 2008 at 06:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can but try, good sir. 1,760 Views / 80 Replies  
I can but try, good sir.
Posted by boots, on Jan 27, 2008 at 05:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's not far from my history too. Perhaps... 2,864 Views / 141 Replies  
That's not far from my history too.

Perhaps I was just really fortunate in the combination of hardware and software I ran. I didn't have a lot of 3rd part stuff (ever, still don't) to mess up the...
Posted by boots, on Jan 27, 2008 at 11:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
^Yeah, none of the regulars are rude or lack a... 1,760 Views / 80 Replies  
^Yeah, none of the regulars are rude or lack a sense of humor.


In who's style guide?
Posted by boots, on Jan 27, 2008 at 08:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It really depended upon which hardware you had. ... 2,864 Views / 141 Replies  
It really depended upon which hardware you had. I never really had an issue with it.
Posted by boots, on Jan 26, 2008 at 10:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, I'll give you these points, but lots of OS... 2,864 Views / 141 Replies  
Ok, I'll give you these points, but lots of OS upgrades break a ton of software. System 8 broke a ton of my stuff too. And we still have the installers, so this isn't better now. Nor can it be.
...
Posted by boots, on Jan 26, 2008 at 09:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, this isn't the first thing about which... 2,864 Views / 141 Replies  
Well, this isn't the first thing about which we've disagreed.
Posted by boots, on Jan 26, 2008 at 09:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was serious. System 7 (specifically, 7.5) was... 2,864 Views / 141 Replies  
I was serious. System 7 (specifically, 7.5) was the pinnacle of pre-Darwin Mac OS. After that, they overloaded the extensions with crap that I, for one, never really needed. Of course, I'm also in...
Posted by boots, on Jan 26, 2008 at 07:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm still a fan of system 7. But I do likes me... 2,864 Views / 141 Replies  
I'm still a fan of system 7. But I do likes me the OS X goodness.
Posted by boots, on Jan 26, 2008 at 07:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Sir, put the computer back in the box and ship... 1,760 Views / 80 Replies  
"Sir, put the computer back in the box and ship it back to the manufacturer. There has been a serious operator error, and the only rational solution is to remove the operator from the proximity of...
Posted by boots, on Jan 26, 2008 at 01:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For some reason, this is the most vivid memory I... 1,437 Views / 41 Replies  
For some reason, this is the most vivid memory I have of the 6 Million Dollar Man.

This just in: Kent Brockman posts on MacNN.
Posted by boots, on Jan 26, 2008 at 09:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Why, do you want some more, terrapin-boy? (:)) 766 Views / 17 Replies  
Why, do you want some more, terrapin-boy? (:))
Posted by boots, on Jan 20, 2008 at 09:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1) A thread cannot be EPIC with the word Fart in... 766 Views / 17 Replies  
1) A thread cannot be EPIC with the word Fart in the title. The definition of epic precludes such a subject-restricted thread.
2) A thread can't be official unless a mod/admin sanctions it.
3) Not...
Posted by boots, on Jan 20, 2008 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It didn't appear that any Macs were harmed in the... 442 Views / 7 Replies  
It didn't appear that any Macs were harmed in the making of that clip.
Posted by boots, on Jan 15, 2008 at 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nor is is Wilalrd. Or Willard. Or however it's... 13,473 Views / 69 Replies  
Nor is is Wilalrd. Or Willard. Or however it's spelled.
Posted by boots, on Jan 15, 2008 at 11:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Heh. And that outfit is even more outrageous... 13,473 Views / 69 Replies  
Heh. And that outfit is even more outrageous than the one he has now.

(Ronald, not Willard. Willard's outfit is not too outrageous these days.)
Posted by boots, on Jan 14, 2008 at 03:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are posts with content? 13,473 Views / 69 Replies  
There are posts with content?
Posted by boots, on Jan 14, 2008 at 01:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is part of a conversation that is woven into... 3,767,494 Views / 4,274 Replies  
This is part of a conversation that is woven into a number of threads, and it deals with protecting minors from particular types of material. I'm not advocating the thread be closed, I'm asking the...
Posted by boots, on Jan 13, 2008 at 01:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Point: Counter point: I note no... 3,767,494 Views / 4,274 Replies  
Point:

Counter point:


I note no comments on why this is considered beautiful.

I think the preponderance of the posts (not to mention the title of the thread) supports the counter point.
...
Posted by boots, on Jan 13, 2008 at 12:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You and your linguistic sense of humor. :) 13,473 Views / 69 Replies  
You and your linguistic sense of humor. :)
Posted by boots, on Jan 12, 2008 at 06:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not actually arguing for or against the... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
I'm not actually arguing for or against the images. I'm not even dissing on ColdWarrior. (At least that's not the intent.) I just find the different reactions interesting.
Posted by boots, on Jan 12, 2008 at 03:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Personally, i find a lot of the pictures in the... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
Personally, i find a lot of the pictures in the Babefest thread at least as inappropriate as the content of that sig. I like them, mind you, but I find them just as inappropriate. I find it...
Posted by boots, on Jan 12, 2008 at 03:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My resolution doesn't really kick in until... 508 Views / 8 Replies  
My resolution doesn't really kick in until summer. I want to spend more time outside. Camping, yardwork...doesn't matter. I just need to get out more. (Hard to do when it's -10 ˚K out, so this...
Posted by boots, on Jan 12, 2008 at 02:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
^^^ The smack hath been laid down. What I... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
^^^ The smack hath been laid down.

What I find interesting is that in American culture, at least, female sex (or the titillation thereof) is fine. When it's male, it is obscene. Women making out...
Posted by boots, on Jan 12, 2008 at 02:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The thread now reads like the Cliff Notes for the... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
The thread now reads like the Cliff Notes for the last 7 years of the Lounge. It has everything, including the splitting of hairs with mods. Only last time it was about picture size.
Posted by boots, on Jan 12, 2008 at 10:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So I guess reposting the Tooki/crack picture... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
So I guess reposting the Tooki/crack picture would be bad?
Posted by boots, on Jan 12, 2008 at 02:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Gah! Cognative dissonance! Chaos,... 13,473 Views / 69 Replies  
Gah! Cognative dissonance!




Chaos, like love, is endless in supply. The more you use it, the more there is.
Posted by boots, on Jan 12, 2008 at 02:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This thread is regaining some glory. To add... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
This thread is regaining some glory.

To add to its glory, I submit The Bikerfox Movie (http://bikerfox.com/)
Posted by boots, on Jan 11, 2008 at 09:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Pretty much everything about 'em. I interpreted... 13,473 Views / 69 Replies  
Pretty much everything about 'em. I interpreted that to mean the McRib's exclamation point. Or, more colloquially, "that's a spicy meatball."

...
Posted by boots, on Jan 11, 2008 at 12:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
He does look pretty happy-go-lucky in that photo. 13,473 Views / 69 Replies  
He does look pretty happy-go-lucky in that photo.
Posted by boots, on Jan 10, 2008 at 11:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That post really tied the thread together. 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
That post really tied the thread together.
Posted by boots, on Jan 10, 2008 at 06:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why are you railing against a fictional... 13,473 Views / 69 Replies  
Why are you railing against a fictional character? What did he ever do to you? Sure, sure, there was the Ptomaine Affair. And the color of their pickles is not found in the natural world. Sure,...
Posted by boots, on Jan 10, 2008 at 06:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ronald needs to be viewed in the context of the... 13,473 Views / 69 Replies  
Ronald needs to be viewed in the context of the entire entourage. The Hamburgler, Grimace, the pirate captain dude who sometimes hocks fish sandwiches, the fry guys....

When viewed properly (on...
Posted by boots, on Jan 10, 2008 at 03:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I like that a lot. 567 Views / 5 Replies  
I like that a lot.
Posted by boots, on Jan 10, 2008 at 03:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Good spelling is a gift from God. You either... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
Good spelling is a gift from God. You either have it or you don't.
Posted by boots, on Jan 10, 2008 at 02:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
^I was thinking the same thing. That's my... 950 Views / 29 Replies  
^I was thinking the same thing. That's my nomination.
Posted by boots, on Jan 10, 2008 at 02:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This thread has lost it's glory. 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
This thread has lost it's glory.
Posted by boots, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, they are working to get rid of the scroll... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
Well, they are working to get rid of the scroll wheel. And they did have to make the drive bigger....

But yeah. I hear Apple is going to go out of business because the Apple Stores have too high...
Posted by boots, on Jan 9, 2008 at 10:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's part of it. We had an influx from other... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
That's part of it. We had an influx from other boards who couldn't care less about Apple. Some were/are openly hostile about Apple. So, yeah. We lost a common interest.
Posted by boots, on Jan 9, 2008 at 10:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the things that always came up in this... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
One of the things that always came up in this kind of "discussion" (read, lament) back in the day was the word "Community." One side said that they came here because they felt it was a community...
Posted by boots, on Jan 9, 2008 at 09:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I tried, but since tax dollars pay up... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
Yeah, I tried, but since tax dollars pay up through high school, I couldn't get anyone to hear my case. Stopping in middle school was probably the best decision I ever made. That and the decision...
Posted by boots, on Jan 9, 2008 at 06:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm just back to watch. Kind of like when you go... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
I'm just back to watch. Kind of like when you go to the petting zoo and pay a quarter to feed the goats. I guess I'm feeding the goats.
Posted by boots, on Jan 9, 2008 at 06:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My experience is that the beast marks his... 857 Views / 16 Replies  
My experience is that the beast marks his territory by peeing on it. Then I get out the rolled newspaper and teach the beast that peeing inside is bad.
Posted by boots, on Jan 9, 2008 at 06:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
^You went to/are going to school? :eek: I'd... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
^You went to/are going to school? :eek:

I'd ask for a refund, dude. You got gyped. :stick:

:D
Posted by boots, on Jan 9, 2008 at 05:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Way to state the obvious, dweeb. (You mean like... 6,866 Views / 357 Replies  
Way to state the obvious, dweeb. (You mean like that?)
Posted by boots, on Jan 9, 2008 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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