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I also enjoyed Nick Mason's book and I am not a... 1,085 Views / 46 Replies  
I also enjoyed Nick Mason's book and I am not a rabid PF fan...it's just a good, fun read.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Dec 7, 2006 at 11:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
a mouse without a house ("Bike" from Piper at the... 1,085 Views / 46 Replies  
a mouse without a house ("Bike" from Piper at the gates of Dawn)
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Dec 7, 2006 at 01:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: My .mac account fluctuates - the last few days it... 1,516 Views / 54 Replies  
My .mac account fluctuates - the last few days it has been 3 or 4 per day but every once in a while the filters get cracked and it goes up to maybe 10 a day, then after a few days it goes back down...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Nov 15, 2006 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was in Switzerland again in September visiting... 2,301 Views / 50 Replies  
I was in Switzerland again in September visiting my friends in Basel. I love it there...great country.

I loved seeing the pics Tooki as I did not get to Zurich this time except to catch my flight...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Nov 15, 2006 at 05:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
John Cale is one of the most underappreciated... 636 Views / 14 Replies  
John Cale is one of the most underappreciated musicians imho. he still makes great albums and has shown such great versatility in his writing, from the orchestral stuff and sountracks to the heavier...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Nov 13, 2006 at 11:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If I recall correctly, the drag and drop install... 1,637 Views / 20 Replies  
If I recall correctly, the drag and drop install gets you most of what you would need but may not be a 'complete' install of every component. Then, when you try to use a function or component that...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Aug 17, 2006 at 03:11 PM, in Applications
***sold*** ***sold*** ***sold*** (... 363 Views / 2 Replies  
***sold***

***sold***

***sold***

( thanks Dex13 ! ! ! )
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Aug 12, 2006 at 03:48 AM, in Marketplace
FS: 200GB Sata Hard drive (Seagate) 363 Views / 2 Replies  
This *very* lightly used drive was occupying the second bay in my G5 and I have now upgraded to a bigger drive. I have just given it the 7 stage wipe and tested with TechTool Pro...all is well.
...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Aug 9, 2006 at 11:35 PM, in Marketplace
Okay, I can maybe agree with some kind of warning... 745 Views / 13 Replies  
Okay, I can maybe agree with some kind of warning because as others have said, not everyone grasps the nuances of how pop mail works even though to some it seems so obvious.

But I also have to...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Jul 28, 2006 at 02:23 AM, in Applications
It has never happened with any update to my... 2,004 Views / 13 Replies  
It has never happened with any update to my MacBook Pro.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Jun 29, 2006 at 05:36 PM, in Mac OS X
I have had ZERO trouble with my MBPro..it's a... 4,721 Views / 87 Replies  
I have had ZERO trouble with my MBPro..it's a great laptop.

I also work as an IT Professional and some of the problems we've had with Dell, HP, Compaq, IBM etc are worse then any I have ever had...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on May 25, 2006 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What does a thief look like? 1,971 Views / 43 Replies  
What does a thief look like?
Posted by Mr. Blur, on May 10, 2006 at 09:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
actually, you didn't even have to search - there... 366 Views / 5 Replies  
actually, you didn't even have to search - there is a thread with the same basic question right on the very first page of this forum from just a day or two ago.

And again, it is not just a tech...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on May 4, 2006 at 01:14 PM, in Mac OS X
****search the forum**** - this gets asked at... 366 Views / 5 Replies  
****search the forum**** - this gets asked at *least* once a week.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on May 4, 2006 at 11:58 AM, in Mac OS X
What is with some of these people. Sheesh. ... 1,580 Views / 19 Replies  
What is with some of these people. Sheesh.

Did you look on Apple's website? See a release date there? No??? Then it is obvious they have not set a date. When they set a firm release date they...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on May 4, 2006 at 11:40 AM, in Mac OS X
You could also read the sticky thread... 542 Views / 4 Replies  
You could also read the sticky thread (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=209787) at the top of this forum - it's got some great info for what programs to use for lots of different things....
Posted by Mr. Blur, on May 2, 2006 at 12:04 PM, in Applications
Okay....I am going to drop to $180usd *shipped*... 396 Views / 1 Replies  
Okay....I am going to drop to $180usd *shipped* within Canada and USA (48 states).

EDIT - ****Sale pending****
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Apr 26, 2006 at 10:31 PM, in Marketplace
FS: iPod Photo 40GB w/extras 396 Views / 1 Replies  
A little while ago I got offered a new iPod video at a price I couldn't refuse....I hesitated briefly as there was no real need but eventually the thinness of the new iPod won me over and I bought. I...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Apr 25, 2006 at 12:01 AM, in Marketplace
*many* of the happy buyers, myself included, have... 6,136 Views / 75 Replies  
*many* of the happy buyers, myself included, have already spoken up in the other threads.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Apr 13, 2006 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine is the same.... 1,584 Views / 4 Replies  
Mine is the same....
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Apr 11, 2006 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Switzerland is a great country - I love it there.... 3,019 Views / 171 Replies  
Switzerland is a great country - I love it there. I don't believe you can just walk in the door and settle there though. Like many countries, you have to have a job or a skill that is in demand (or...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Apr 9, 2006 at 07:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
AbiWord (http://www.abiword.com/) can open... 475 Views / 3 Replies  
AbiWord (http://www.abiword.com/) can open WordPerfect files and save as Word files...it's free and a relatively small 10mb download...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Apr 5, 2006 at 10:03 PM, in Applications
:rolleyes: Another one. the MacBook Pro's... 651 Views / 5 Replies  
:rolleyes: Another one.

the MacBook Pro's are just now starting to ship in quantity and and here we have *yet another* thread asking about the *next* version....c'mon...either search or use some...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Apr 3, 2006 at 02:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
why do people start these pointless... 896 Views / 12 Replies  
why do people start these pointless petitions...and then come here and start yet another thread about this 'whine' (that I do not hear from my MacBook)...enough already......if you want to waste your...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Apr 2, 2006 at 11:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I toss most of them...but I do keep selected ones... 453 Views / 9 Replies  
I toss most of them...but I do keep selected ones from people very special to me, especially if they have written something more than their name.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Apr 1, 2006 at 07:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You totally miss the point. It is not about 'one... 1,454 Views / 34 Replies  
You totally miss the point. It is not about 'one instance' - it is about a teacher/professor basically telling a class of kids it is okay to break the EULA - that is more than one instance and you...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 31, 2006 at 03:10 PM, in Mac OS X
I will eBay this in a few more days...I'd go down... 355 Views / 1 Replies  
I will eBay this in a few more days...I'd go down to $20us if someone is interested.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 31, 2006 at 12:47 AM, in Marketplace
No wonder so many kids are so ignorant when it... 1,454 Views / 34 Replies  
No wonder so many kids are so ignorant when it comes to license agreements when their teachers/professors are teaching them it is no big deal.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 30, 2006 at 05:03 PM, in Mac OS X
FS: Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar retail disc set 355 Views / 1 Replies  
Since with the arrival of my MacBook Pro and sale of the ol' TiBook I no longer have a computer capable of running 10.2.x so it is just taking up space here...perhaps it is of use to someone else.
...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 26, 2006 at 10:43 PM, in Marketplace
I would get the MacBook Pro. I have one and... 1,320 Views / 21 Replies  
I would get the MacBook Pro.

I have one and do not have any noise or heat problems.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 26, 2006 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's exactly what I just got last Friday... 598 Views / 3 Replies  
That's exactly what I just got last Friday too....it is indeed a wonderful laptop - I'm lovin' it!
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 21, 2006 at 09:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Pay attention...he said *blindly* filling the... 680 Views / 13 Replies  
Pay attention...he said *blindly* filling the screen. If the data in an open window warrants it, then it will fill the screen, if not it won't...that is how it should be....seems so logical to me...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 20, 2006 at 02:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Did you really think there would not already be... 826 Views / 5 Replies  
Did you really think there would not already be an existing thread (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=289345) about this?
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 19, 2006 at 09:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah.....but just how many MacBook Pro shipping... 647 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah.....but just how many MacBook Pro shipping threads do we really need???
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 19, 2006 at 12:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine just arrived! Screen looks perfect - no... 1,833 Views / 34 Replies  
Mine just arrived!

Screen looks perfect - no dead or stuck pixels...beautiful bright screen!
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 17, 2006 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered mine from my fave reseller a couple... 92,554 Views / 1,213 Replies  
I ordered mine from my fave reseller a couple weeks ago and they shipped it on Wednesday this week....it *might* arrive today but normal delivery time would put it here on Monday...really looking...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 17, 2006 at 09:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps if the Macbook Pro also happens to be the... 2,597 Views / 35 Replies  
Perhaps if the Macbook Pro also happens to be the drummer for Spinal Tap :D
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 16, 2006 at 02:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I call BS too. *IF* this really was the... 2,597 Views / 35 Replies  
I call BS too.

*IF* this really was the case, there will certainly be a recall, just as has happened with laptop batteries and power supplies in the past (in the last few months I have had them at...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 16, 2006 at 10:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You need an addon for Mail to do it - I don't use... 890 Views / 11 Replies  
You need an addon for Mail to do it - I don't use it myself (no need for it) but I think what you are after is MacFreePOPs (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/24952)

Also, since...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Mar 9, 2006 at 12:09 AM, in Applications
And cowbell....don't forget the cowbell! 556 Views / 8 Replies  
And cowbell....don't forget the cowbell!
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Feb 24, 2006 at 12:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone can sing....doing it well is another story... 749 Views / 20 Replies  
Anyone can sing....doing it well is another story though.

I sing so poorly that deaf people cringe just reading my lips.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Feb 24, 2006 at 12:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You have a Panther "legal serial number?" That... 635 Views / 7 Replies  
You have a Panther "legal serial number?" That is very interesting.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Feb 20, 2006 at 11:19 AM, in Mac OS X
I think if you had read any of the other threads... 1,424 Views / 10 Replies  
I think if you had read any of the other threads you would know that nobody has received one of these things yet.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Feb 12, 2006 at 02:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No. The license for the OS is *single computer*... 904 Views / 11 Replies  
No. The license for the OS is *single computer* - not single user. To be legit you need a family pack (as do I and as I do)
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Feb 4, 2006 at 09:42 PM, in Mac OS X
1) iLife is Software, so, wrong forum 2) ... 1,112 Views / 6 Replies  
1) iLife is Software, so, wrong forum

2) They have never had upgrade price before, did you really think they would this time?

3) For $79 do you really think you should expect an upgrade...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Jan 10, 2006 at 03:43 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't recall how if this is how it was in... 419 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't recall how if this is how it was in 10.2.x, but in 10.4 in the "composing" pane of Mail's preferences there is an option to set the default account.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Jan 7, 2006 at 05:14 PM, in Applications
Peter Hammill/Van der Graaf Generator Azure Ray... 1,576 Views / 74 Replies  
Peter Hammill/Van der Graaf Generator
Azure Ray
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Stranglers
ELP
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Jan 5, 2006 at 02:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mine sit in the sink too...the want me to turn... 1,402 Views / 44 Replies  
Mine sit in the sink too...the want me to turn the tap on so they can drink from the fresh cold stream of water (like, changing the fresh water in their bowl twice a day is not good enough...)
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Dec 3, 2005 at 01:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No, that will only copy what is in your "home"... 558 Views / 11 Replies  
No, that will only copy what is in your "home" folder.

If you want to have a full backup of your *entire* disk you will need either an external drive you can "cone" to or a backup utility that is...
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Dec 3, 2005 at 12:53 AM, in Applications
yeah, this is ancient. i thought the thread... 1,140 Views / 30 Replies  
yeah, this is ancient.

i thought the thread was going to be about george takei "coming out" and admitting he is gay.
Posted by Mr. Blur, on Oct 30, 2005 at 01:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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