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We all know that forums.macnn.com needs to point... 768 Views / 35 Replies  
We all know that forums.macnn.com needs to point to the forums index as it always has (currently found at forums.macnn.com/f). That URL is hard coded in my brain, not to mention my browsers.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jul 12, 2012 at 02:54 AM, in Feedback
What about a shuffle, SH? 294 Views / 12 Replies  
What about a shuffle, SH?
Posted by Big Mac, on Jul 9, 2012 at 05:00 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
They're not all easy to get to. When my Ford... 598 Views / 27 Replies  
They're not all easy to get to. When my Ford Contour needed a new alternator months ago, the mechanic told me it was a real PITA to access. My brother (who got my Contour after I upgraded to my...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jul 6, 2012 at 04:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hi nick, thank you for interacting with us on the... 1,525 Views / 92 Replies  
Hi nick, thank you for interacting with us on the new design. I do give credit that your team was able to migrate most everything over content wise to your new software platform. We do have...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jul 6, 2012 at 03:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I could tell Anderson Cooper was gay the first... 497 Views / 45 Replies  
I could tell Anderson Cooper was gay the first time I saw him on TV. He seems like a nice guy and he's even shown he's not always left-of-center in his reporting, so I give him credit there. But I...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jul 5, 2012 at 06:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: You're missing choices there, Athens. Such as: ... 184 Views / 22 Replies  
You're missing choices there, Athens. Such as:
Partial Repeal
Full Repeal and Replace
Full Repeal Without Replacement
Full Repeal/Privatization With Common Sense Minimal National Regulation ...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jul 5, 2012 at 05:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Fox News Alert! There actually was one today... 630 Views / 13 Replies  
Fox News Alert!

There actually was one today over this story. I don't really think there's a story here, honestly. Even if the production crew purposely chose a Bush head, does anyone really care?
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 14, 2012 at 10:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why bother with a revamp then? Just dump it now.... 6,330 Views / 249 Replies  
Why bother with a revamp then? Just dump it now. It's the perfect time since the market for the Mac Pro has been almost entirely alienated.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 13, 2012 at 05:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Generous in what respect? Glad it's working out... 389 Views / 5 Replies  
Generous in what respect? Glad it's working out positive for you, matty.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 13, 2012 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The word Socialist isn't meaningless at all. It... 3,315 Views / 336 Replies  
The word Socialist isn't meaningless at all. It means government ownership of the factors of production, most narrowly.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 13, 2012 at 04:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is there a particular reason why the RAM has to... 6,005 Views / 244 Replies  
Is there a particular reason why the RAM has to be soldered? Is it not made to be a user accessible part?
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 13, 2012 at 03:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah it's a pretty bad move. Is ICANN really that... 473 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah it's a pretty bad move. Is ICANN really that desperate?

I guess porn sites can get .cum.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 13, 2012 at 02:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. I came to terms with it. It was for the... 3,491 Views / 292 Replies  
Yeah. I came to terms with it. It was for the best. I still wish Apple could have remained processor unique, but Wintel compatibility opened up a wider market for the Mac and better software...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 13, 2012 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's weird when Apple gets caught completely... 6,330 Views / 249 Replies  
It's weird when Apple gets caught completely letting down a core segment of its user base. You always wonder how it could happen to a corporation run so well by so many geniuses, yet every so often...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 13, 2012 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Is there much of a difference between an iMac and... 3,331 Views / 155 Replies  
Is there much of a difference between an iMac and a MBP you attach an external screen, keyboard and mouse to? I've never owned an iMac, but if they were speccced and priced similarly, I'd prefer the...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 13, 2012 at 11:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
Worse than when I was ballistic over the Intel... 3,491 Views / 292 Replies  
Worse than when I was ballistic over the Intel switch?
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 13, 2012 at 11:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh wow, Apple was so embarrassed over the Mac Pro... 3,491 Views / 292 Replies  
Oh wow, Apple was so embarrassed over the Mac Pro it took the New badge off it on the store!
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 12, 2012 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
All they did was offer one Retina display model.... 3,491 Views / 292 Replies  
All they did was offer one Retina display model. One model that is leading the industry.

Not good enough for you? Sodie's too cold, your teef hurt? Too freaking bad. :lol:
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 12, 2012 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You're very welcome. Have you found an online... 605 Views / 35 Replies  
You're very welcome. Have you found an online concordance you like?

I'm just looking at a specific verse on bible.cc (a Christian Bible site but one that has nice Hebrew features including...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 12, 2012 at 05:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Very nice. Based on your strong interest I think... 605 Views / 35 Replies  
Very nice. Based on your strong interest I think it's definitely worth the effort.

Here's another online resource I recommend: The Complete Tanach with Rashi's Commentary - Tanakh Online - Torah -...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 12, 2012 at 04:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Moshe received a six pack along with the tablets?... 605 Views / 35 Replies  
Moshe received a six pack along with the tablets? Neat!

What versions of the text have you been reading subego, out of curiosity?
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 12, 2012 at 04:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That's a very good translation, highly... 605 Views / 35 Replies  
That's a very good translation, highly recommended to students (as far as English translations go) when I was in yeshiva in Jerusalem. Rabbi Kaplan was terrific. But it's not a comprehensive...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 12, 2012 at 04:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You need to have 64-bit EFI for one thing, so I... 1,342 Views / 81 Replies  
You need to have 64-bit EFI for one thing, so I don't think so unfortunately.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 12, 2012 at 01:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There were a lot of tradeoff decisions and slow... 3,491 Views / 292 Replies  
There were a lot of tradeoff decisions and slow periods during SJ's leadership. freudling's claim that all lines would necessarily have Retina displays under SJ is absurd. There's no basis whatsoever...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 12, 2012 at 01:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The G4 with the G3 guts was just the entry level... 1,342 Views / 81 Replies  
The G4 with the G3 guts was just the entry level "Yikes" machine. There were real G4s in the rest of the line.

The Mac Pro is a legacy product on life support. That's Apple's message,...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 11, 2012 at 11:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Store's back. Pretty hilarious that the Mac Pro... 1,342 Views / 81 Replies  
Store's back. Pretty hilarious that the Mac Pro gets updated on WWDC but doesn't even get a single solitary mention during the keynote. But I guess there isn't much to crow about when the new Mac Pro...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 11, 2012 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's really inexcusable that teh Apple Store is... 1,342 Views / 81 Replies  
It's really inexcusable that teh Apple Store is still down.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 11, 2012 at 04:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We were all hoping for one more thing, but it was... 1,342 Views / 81 Replies  
We were all hoping for one more thing, but it was a really great WWDC.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 11, 2012 at 03:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice thanks. I'm sure that will just be the... 1,342 Views / 81 Replies  
Nice thanks. I'm sure that will just be the start, with all the makes that currently support iPhone integration jumping on to the bandwagon.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 11, 2012 at 03:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I saw a bunch of European makes. What about... 1,342 Views / 81 Replies  
I saw a bunch of European makes. What about Japanese?

Btw, really strong keynote so far.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 11, 2012 at 03:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone note down the car make logos they showed? ... 1,342 Views / 81 Replies  
Anyone note down the car make logos they showed?

How are there only 14 of us on right now? That sucks.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 11, 2012 at 03:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think Athens' question was an open one to all... 605 Views / 35 Replies  
I think Athens' question was an open one to all religious believers participating. I'll be responding after WWDC.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 11, 2012 at 02:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You're welcome. I enjoyed writing that post.... 605 Views / 35 Replies  
You're welcome. I enjoyed writing that post. Someone should write a comprehensive scholarly treatment of just this topic.

Regarding hyphenation of holy appellations, it's something that I choose...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 11, 2012 at 05:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yay Bible Talk time! Thank you for the warm... 605 Views / 35 Replies  
Yay Bible Talk time! Thank you for the warm invitation, subego.

Because there are a number of cryptic passages in Genesis particularly that are open to interpretation and confusion, there's more...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 11, 2012 at 04:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Mostly right. Muslims revere Jesus (or at least... 6,208 Views / 764 Replies  
Mostly right. Muslims revere Jesus (or at least the Islamic version of him, Isa), and it seems they believe he was even born to Mary as a virgin birth. They do believe he was sent as the messiah, but...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 11, 2012 at 01:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh yeah, Obama supporters? I don't hate them... 6,208 Views / 764 Replies  
Oh yeah, Obama supporters? I don't hate them exactly, but the country would be much better off without them if they intend to vote this November. Vote for Obama = Act of treason.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 10, 2012 at 07:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There are no handles because they're not... 535 Views / 17 Replies  
There are no handles because they're not necessary. They pull from below.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 10, 2012 at 12:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, once again I'm coming into this... 6,208 Views / 764 Replies  
Okay, once again I'm coming into this conversation without being will versed in its history (and it's apparently diverged to questioning the forming of homosexuals), but I'll take a stab at the...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 10, 2012 at 03:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I asked my mom today where my dressers came from... 535 Views / 17 Replies  
I asked my mom today where my dressers came from and she told me they were Thomasville. I just took a look at their dressers (http://www.thomasville.com/Furniture/Dressers.aspx) and don't see...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 10, 2012 at 02:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How do millions of passwords get hacked from a... 489 Views / 21 Replies  
How do millions of passwords get hacked from a major website? They were storing them in the clear? WTF.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 8, 2012 at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is there really a way for Apple to make a high... 578 Views / 12 Replies  
Is there really a way for Apple to make a high margin stand alone camera that people will really want to buy?
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 8, 2012 at 04:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Have you looked at Console for pertinent errors? 964 Views / 4 Replies  
Have you looked at Console for pertinent errors?
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 8, 2012 at 01:23 AM, in Mac OS X
I don't hate Obama. I think he's an amiable and ... 1,438 Views / 116 Replies  
I don't hate Obama. I think he's an amiable and very well meaning politician for the most part.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 6, 2012 at 03:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That's what I was wondering about. I sort of... 535 Views / 17 Replies  
That's what I was wondering about. I sort of guessed at that level of cost. Sounds like a lot of money but it makes sense. Good to know. My two dressers must not have been cheap in early 1980s...
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 6, 2012 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks guys. I think you're right Uncle, I always... 535 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks guys. I think you're right Uncle, I always assumed it's oak, but it looks a lot nicer than the oak dressers I see online.

Can you not buy real wood furniture today? It's all composite junk?
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 6, 2012 at 12:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone? I'm so clueless I don't even know what... 535 Views / 17 Replies  
Anyone? I'm so clueless I don't even know what type of wood it is.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 6, 2012 at 12:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Your neighbors shouldn't be better off than you... 1,438 Views / 116 Replies  
Your neighbors shouldn't be better off than you if they're parasitically sucking you dry.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 6, 2012 at 11:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
i don't know about MAC issues, but AFAIK they... 392 Views / 1 Replies  
i don't know about MAC issues, but AFAIK they should all be on the same channel.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 6, 2012 at 09:36 AM, in Networking
Furniture Identification Help 535 Views / 17 Replies  
Here's a partial picture of one of my childhood dressers. I love it. Can anyone find something similar pictured online?

http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/3919/dresserjpg.jpg
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 6, 2012 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I see them though. 1,438 Views / 116 Replies  
I see them though.
Posted by Big Mac, on Jun 6, 2012 at 12:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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