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New bug? 1,208 Views / 13 Replies  
I have been using FB with no problems at all, until Friday when they updated their Home page.
Now, whenever I click in my status box to update my status, it crashes Safari.
:eek:
Posted by malvolio, on Oct 25, 2009 at 12:56 AM, in Applications
A couple of suggestions 2,413 Views / 26 Replies  
If you want a stable Safari that won't crash when Flash screws up, you gotta run it in 64-bit mode. In 32-bit mode, a Flash crash will still bring down the whole browser.
A good way to avoid...
Posted by malvolio, on Sep 18, 2009 at 01:06 AM, in Applications
I would love to have a really high-quality system... 1,738 Views / 94 Replies  
I would love to have a really high-quality system including an audiophile-grade turntable, but it ain't economically feasible. So I settle for occasionally dusting off my almost 30-year-old...
Posted by malvolio, on Dec 26, 2008 at 11:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Not cruel for most cats, and vitally necessary if... 1,822 Views / 87 Replies  
Not cruel for most cats, and vitally necessary if you live in an urban setting.
I have had indoor/outdoor cats when I lived in a semi-rural area (big yard, very little motor vehicle traffic), and I...
Posted by malvolio, on Dec 22, 2008 at 11:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That depends on factors like amount and... 1,523 Views / 64 Replies  
That depends on factors like amount and orientation of window space.
I live in an apartment that has a lot of windows facing south-southwest. The passive solar heating is great in the winter, but...
Posted by malvolio, on Jun 23, 2007 at 12:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Turns out the monster hog's name was Fred... 3,853 Views / 75 Replies  
Turns out the monster hog's name was Fred (http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/06/02/monster.pig.ap/index.html?eref=rss_topstories). This "wild" critter had been farm-raised, and only released into the...
Posted by malvolio, on Jun 2, 2007 at 02:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anything by Jerry Lee Lewis. Of course, he moves... 2,028 Views / 21 Replies  
Anything by Jerry Lee Lewis. Of course, he moves himself quite a bit while playing.

Oh, and anything by Barry Manilow moves me to upchuck.
Posted by malvolio, on May 31, 2007 at 11:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.lambiek.net/artists/j/jackson_j/jackson... 4,122 Views / 194 Replies  
http://www.lambiek.net/artists/j/jackson_j/jackson_jack_godnose.jpg
Posted by malvolio, on May 30, 2007 at 07:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
By doing the first, you make the second... 1,817 Views / 88 Replies  
By doing the first, you make the second impossible. :rolleyes:
Posted by malvolio, on May 30, 2007 at 07:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You are mostly wrong. "Pet" hypotheses go... 1,817 Views / 88 Replies  
You are mostly wrong. "Pet" hypotheses go NOWHERE unless they can be verified by observation or experiment.
And guess what. Companies that try to use inaccurate science create products that don't...
Posted by malvolio, on May 30, 2007 at 07:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, not opinion. Verifiable FACTS would be taken... 1,817 Views / 88 Replies  
No, not opinion. Verifiable FACTS would be taken seriously.
The idea that the "scientific world" (whatever that is) is ruled by politics is one of the BS lies that the Bushies try to spread. ...
Posted by malvolio, on May 30, 2007 at 06:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So they can sell it to SS fanboys for 1000 times... 816 Views / 15 Replies  
So they can sell it to SS fanboys for 1000 times its actual value. :D
Posted by malvolio, on May 30, 2007 at 12:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In ALL science, consensus is what REALLY matters,... 1,817 Views / 88 Replies  
In ALL science, consensus is what REALLY matters, dumbass!
That's how science works. If you announce a discovery, it has to confirmable by other scientists. Your data must be confirmed. Your...
Posted by malvolio, on May 30, 2007 at 12:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Damn, I guess that clinches it for the Sens. ;) 6,479 Views / 106 Replies  
Damn, I guess that clinches it for the Sens. ;)
Posted by malvolio, on May 29, 2007 at 11:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I worked one summer in a resort hotel that was... 22,682 Views / 53 Replies  
I worked one summer in a resort hotel that was built during the 1800's. We lowly staffers had rooms on the top (3rd) floor.
The place didn't have fire escapes. What it did have in each room was a...
Posted by malvolio, on May 29, 2007 at 11:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Obviously I did not communicate clearly what I... 1,513 Views / 80 Replies  
Obviously I did not communicate clearly what I meant by that comparison. I was not trying to equate the two incidents, only to point out that they had certain common elements. I look on them as...
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 28, 2007 at 12:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: False analogy. I'm not a company selling you a... 1,513 Views / 80 Replies  
False analogy. I'm not a company selling you a product.
But if you want to try it, I'll give you some ammo. IMO, you aren't very intelligent.
;)
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 28, 2007 at 04:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You're full of BS as usual. Old Bill got his... 711 Views / 33 Replies  
You're full of BS as usual. Old Bill got his nooky for free.
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 28, 2007 at 03:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Here's how I look at it: If the company was so... 1,513 Views / 80 Replies  
Here's how I look at it: If the company was so freakin' careless as to let a nasty racial slur slide by, then they deserve to pay a big heaping pile of cash, to help teach them to be more careful in...
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 28, 2007 at 02:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Another Bush adminstration scandal 711 Views / 33 Replies  
Oh, this is rich! :lol:



"No sex." Yeah, riiiiiiight!
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 28, 2007 at 02:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My wife is a major Celine fan. Wish I'd known... 2,406 Views / 32 Replies  
My wife is a major Celine fan.
Wish I'd known that before we tied the knot. :rolleyes:
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 28, 2007 at 02:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I could watch online if I lived in Canada. ... 385 Views / 2 Replies  
I could watch online if I lived in Canada.
All I can do here in the US is listen to the audio of the game. :cry:
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 28, 2007 at 01:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
TimeWarner morons! 385 Views / 2 Replies  
For the second time this month, TimeWarner Cable has switched away from an NHL playoff game in progress to a %^&$*&# INFOMERCIAL!
The first time it happened was during that 4-OT game in Round 1. So...
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 28, 2007 at 01:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Totally beside the point. The term "Nazi" has a... 1,513 Views / 80 Replies  
Totally beside the point. The term "Nazi" has a unique historical association with Germany, and I'm willing to bet it is more offensive to Germans than the term "Kraut."
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 27, 2007 at 07:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: ^^^ So you're saying a German would be more... 1,513 Views / 80 Replies  
^^^
So you're saying a German would be more offended by being called a Kraut than a Nazi?
I don't buy it.
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 27, 2007 at 04:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Safari is definitely more attractive than that... 578 Views / 10 Replies  
Safari is definitely more attractive than that fugly Windoze IE.
What boggles my mind is the use of the Mac IE browser interface. It's almost as disgusting as the Windows version, yet I have seen...
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 27, 2007 at 03:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: And would your reaction be the same if the couch... 1,513 Views / 80 Replies  
And would your reaction be the same if the couch was labeled, say, Nazi grey? Fascist brown?
"Kraut" is a pretty mild epithet. I wouldn't equate it with "the N word."
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 27, 2007 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'll buy that excuse for an occasional mistake,... 4,936 Views / 218 Replies  
I'll buy that excuse for an occasional mistake, but I've seen posts where people use "and" repeatedly, in all occurrences of what should have been "an."
Those people are ignorant.
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 27, 2007 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You got the quote wrong. It's when you assume... 769 Views / 35 Replies  
You got the quote wrong. It's when you assume (as you did), not ask others to assume.
And isn't it interesting that the folks who misinterpreted OP's statement are the Bushies. Yet another example...
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 27, 2007 at 06:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Yes, I'm afraid these are going to be just as... 863 Views / 15 Replies  
Yes, I'm afraid these are going to be just as ineffective as most anti-drug ads. Too many utter BS ads over the years have made kids cynical.
And that's a pity. As us old-time hippies knew way...
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 27, 2007 at 05:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Note the winning bidder - "Not a registered... 701 Views / 5 Replies  
Note the winning bidder - "Not a registered user." :p
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 27, 2007 at 05:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've had some powerful lucid dreams where I'm... 1,335 Views / 54 Replies  
I've had some powerful lucid dreams where I'm flying (just me, no airplane or glider or anything).
I've had some weird inexplicable stuff happen to me as well, but only before the acid wore off. ...
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 27, 2007 at 05:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It probably arises in part because many extreme... 1,061 Views / 42 Replies  
It probably arises in part because many extreme homophobes are deeply closeted, self-denying gays. For them, it really is lying beneath the surface.
As for the role of genetics in gender identity,...
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 27, 2007 at 05:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Um, no. I know people who read tons of (mostly... 4,936 Views / 218 Replies  
Um, no. I know people who read tons of (mostly cruddy) books, and still can't write a single literate sentence.
Write a lot and have it criticized by someone who knows what they're talking about =...
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 27, 2007 at 05:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm partial to the real Budweiser... 4,793 Views / 192 Replies  
I'm partial to the real Budweiser (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Budweiser_Budvar).
People who drink whatever their average American bar has on tap remind me of an alcoholic buddy of mine.
Me:...
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 19, 2007 at 10:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, this is sweeet! The Rangers sweep the... 6,479 Views / 106 Replies  
Oh, this is sweeet! The Rangers sweep the Trashers, er... Thrashers.
And now the Broadway Blueshirts can rest up for a week or so, while everybody else has to play on.
:D
Posted by malvolio, on Apr 19, 2007 at 09:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup, that's it in all its (not work-safe) glory. ... 2,149 Views / 71 Replies  
Yup, that's it in all its (not work-safe) glory. :D
Posted by malvolio, on Mar 15, 2007 at 06:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: But if you eat it into extinction, then your... 575 Views / 25 Replies  
But if you eat it into extinction, then your grandchildren will never be able to taste it.
You heartless beast. ;)
Posted by malvolio, on Mar 15, 2007 at 05:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's some perspective for you: ... 2,985 Views / 155 Replies  
Here's some perspective for you:



Source (http://www.rollingstone.com/news/profile/story/9961300/the_worst_president_in_history)
Posted by malvolio, on Mar 15, 2007 at 05:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
http://www.ohrwaschl.de/shop/ProductImages/mighty%... 2,149 Views / 71 Replies  
http://www.ohrwaschl.de/shop/ProductImages/mighty%20baby.jpg
Mighty Baby, an old fav of mine.


And I can't believe that none of you pervs mentioned Blind Faith:...
Posted by malvolio, on Mar 15, 2007 at 04:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You can't blame that on the Prius. The Sudbury... 1,481 Views / 80 Replies  
You can't blame that on the Prius. The Sudbury area has looked like that since at least 1962, as I know from driving through it on the way to other places.
:shake:
Posted by malvolio, on Mar 15, 2007 at 04:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"Mom always liked you best!" :mad: 1,465 Views / 38 Replies  
"Mom always liked you best!" :mad:
Posted by malvolio, on Nov 3, 2006 at 10:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Gevalia markets many different kinds of coffees,... 826 Views / 24 Replies  
Gevalia markets many different kinds of coffees, including Jamaican Blue Mountain. But they are all pre-roasted, AFAIK. You can get either ground or whole-bean versions of most varieties.
Posted by malvolio, on Aug 2, 2006 at 11:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What, revealing their secret identities as Pres... 1,492 Views / 80 Replies  
What, revealing their secret identities as Pres and Veep was a personal attack? Those are their heroes, after all. :P
Posted by malvolio, on Aug 2, 2006 at 04:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Little know fact: PacHead and Doofy no personal... 1,492 Views / 80 Replies  
Little know fact: PacHead and Doofy no personal attacks. Thank you.[/

Your pal, vmarks.
Posted by malvolio, on Aug 1, 2006 at 10:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Hey, you're talking about Dumbya's only friend in... 474 Views / 17 Replies  
Hey, you're talking about Dumbya's only friend in the whole world, you know. :P
Posted by malvolio, on Aug 1, 2006 at 10:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
People who use "and" when they mean "an". ... 1,999 Views / 110 Replies  
People who use "and" when they mean "an". Freaking think about the meaning of your phrases, dolts!!!
Posted by malvolio, on Aug 1, 2006 at 10:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I gotta ask: Do these guys file Workers' Comp... 709 Views / 14 Replies  
I gotta ask: Do these guys file Workers' Comp claims?
Posted by malvolio, on Aug 1, 2006 at 10:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's primarily a racial conflict - Arabs versus... 444 Views / 2 Replies  
It's primarily a racial conflict - Arabs versus black Africans. The Sudanese government is completely Arab-dominated, and has been supplying and encouraging Arab militias known as Janjaweed.
If you...
Posted by malvolio, on Aug 1, 2006 at 09:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gevalia puts out some excellent coffees, but they... 826 Views / 24 Replies  
Gevalia puts out some excellent coffees, but they ain't cheap. :cry:
Posted by malvolio, on Aug 1, 2006 at 09:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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