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fair enough, I'll dodge it. I'd probably have... 478 Views / 5 Replies  
fair enough, I'll dodge it. I'd probably have better luck with blackjack
Posted by Avenir, on Mar 18, 2008 at 02:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
alright, I'll bite, despite the evil laugh... but... 478 Views / 5 Replies  
alright, I'll bite, despite the evil laugh... but I need an invite?
Posted by Avenir, on Mar 18, 2008 at 01:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Need a part time job, willing to work from home 478 Views / 5 Replies  
Alright, serious, not spam. I have a full-time, 40+hour job but need to get some extra money. I have all the time in the world after 6:00pm, and I figure if I'm sitting in front of the computer, I...
Posted by Avenir, on Mar 18, 2008 at 01:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Dreamweaver cannot connect to MySQL Database 3,384 Views / 3 Replies  
Please forward me if this has been asked before, but a search did not help me.

I have a basic php and mysql knowledge and am trying to setup a searchable members database for an organization. I...
Posted by Avenir, on Sep 24, 2007 at 09:40 PM, in Developer Center
I'm selling it for cash to a friend who's going... 1,503 Views / 48 Replies  
I'm selling it for cash to a friend who's going to buy an iPhone now that "they're so cheap." Unless my name is attached to it. Which it probably will be. If it's attached (see, relevant post) to my...
Posted by Avenir, on Sep 7, 2007 at 12:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just wanted to add my $0.02 that this would be... 6,178 Views / 10 Replies  
I just wanted to add my $0.02 that this would be fantastic. Our windows IT guy at work said "hey, can you use that new wireless keyboard with your iPhone" and I though, dang, that would be awesome....
Posted by Avenir, on Sep 7, 2007 at 12:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I may start with that tonight, at least to setup... 652 Views / 2 Replies  
I may start with that tonight, at least to setup the database. I'm probably a little shakier on the front-end side for displaying and searching within in once it is setup.
Posted by Avenir, on Apr 3, 2007 at 07:52 AM, in Developer Center
Simple contact database for web organization 652 Views / 2 Replies  
I run the website (loosely used term) for a small organization. We currently have an excel file somewhere with 300+ members names in it. We'd like to setup a simple web database where people can,...
Posted by Avenir, on Apr 3, 2007 at 12:21 AM, in Developer Center
Best Buy availability 946 Views / 22 Replies  
I was hoping to get some new speakers for Christmas and ended up with some BestBuy gift certificates. I can probably afford to put out up to $200 on speakers (incl. gift certificates), but they catch...
Posted by Avenir, on Dec 20, 2006 at 09:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
nope, haven't heard of any cases. I'm trying to... 25,147 Views / 83 Replies  
nope, haven't heard of any cases. I'm trying to just baby mine in my pocket (cut down a Palm screen protector for the screen at least)...

ibulldog: didn't make it to the parade, but watched it...
Posted by Avenir, on Feb 7, 2006 at 10:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I grabbed mine at the Cingular store in the... 25,147 Views / 83 Replies  
I grabbed mine at the Cingular store in the strip. As far as I know, you should be able to at least pick it up and return it within the 30 days (as I'm probably going to do this weekend), if you're...
Posted by Avenir, on Feb 7, 2006 at 08:10 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'll throw in my own info on the SLVR as well. ... 25,147 Views / 83 Replies  
I'll throw in my own info on the SLVR as well.

First off, Salling Clicker doesn't work, and as nerdy as it sounds, this is a HUGE disappointment. The guys over at Salling are playing with it, but...
Posted by Avenir, on Feb 6, 2006 at 09:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That sounds reasonable. I'll try the format this... 944 Views / 10 Replies  
That sounds reasonable. I'll try the format this weekend, but as with what you said, I feel like it probably won't work. Maybe I'll have to plug my mouse or something into the front ports, trick...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 20, 2006 at 07:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This is somewhat related, I'm wondering if... 944 Views / 10 Replies  
This is somewhat related, I'm wondering if someone can offer a suggestion>

Basically, I have a Mac formated iPod 5G, but use a PC at work. I want to plug the ipod into my PC, solely to charge it....
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 20, 2006 at 01:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
if anyone is curious, the shadyside, pittsburgh... 1,575 Views / 29 Replies  
if anyone is curious, the shadyside, pittsburgh (and I'd imagine other stores) are carrying the remote in stock (there were a couple dozen out that I saw)... better than the 3-4 weeks shipping that I...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 11, 2006 at 08:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
restart apache. brilliant (I'm retarded). ... 611 Views / 3 Replies  
restart apache. brilliant (I'm retarded).

everything works great, /Volumes/Drive2/Folder worked perfectly

thanks all for the help
Posted by Avenir, on Dec 4, 2005 at 02:15 PM, in Developer Center
Redirect MacOS personal web sharing to different drive 611 Views / 3 Replies  
This has to be really simple, but I can't figure it out, nor can I dig up instructions that I know exist somewhere online...

basically, I want to change my default sharing directory in the macos...
Posted by Avenir, on Dec 4, 2005 at 01:02 PM, in Developer Center
sounds good, figured that's what I'd have to do. ... 2,723 Views / 59 Replies  
sounds good, figured that's what I'd have to do. I hope eventually they document this "feature" for those who haven't used Firefox before, it's one of my favorites (google image search --> "image...
Posted by Avenir, on Nov 11, 2005 at 02:36 AM, in Applications
Ok, I really do have a question this time: ... 2,723 Views / 59 Replies  
Ok, I really do have a question this time:

Camino supports my custom search strings that I setup in Firefox (and came across when I imported all the firefox bookmarks). But I don't know how to add...
Posted by Avenir, on Nov 10, 2005 at 09:44 PM, in Applications
Is anyone having any issues with text rendering?... 2,723 Views / 59 Replies  
Is anyone having any issues with text rendering? MacNN renders fine, CNN and others, but some sites like nytimes.com and news.bbc.co.uk render really really small to me it seems. The speed increase...
Posted by Avenir, on Nov 10, 2005 at 09:15 PM, in Applications
This could be a dumb question, but is it a simple... 3,671 Views / 58 Replies  
This could be a dumb question, but is it a simple matter of an AC plug adapter, and the phone will charge in the US fine? No need for a voltage converter or anything?

I'm getting tired of my...
Posted by Avenir, on Sep 20, 2005 at 09:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Does anyone think that the SLVR will have the... 31,907 Views / 58 Replies  
Does anyone think that the SLVR will have the same iTunes software on it? It's still not available here (is it in Europe?) and it says on phonescoop that it'll have a microSD card and an MP3...
Posted by Avenir, on Sep 7, 2005 at 10:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My apologies, I must change my profile. I'm based... 549 Views / 5 Replies  
My apologies, I must change my profile. I'm based in Pittsburgh, but will be in New York and Boston a lot, especially if I manage to get a new bike. Does pittsburgh count as just plain "east" ? No...
Posted by Avenir, on Sep 6, 2005 at 11:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking for a motorcycle forum 549 Views / 5 Replies  
Macnn has been my guiding light for most things in life, but I'm thinking seriously about getting back into riding sport bikes again (haven't ridden in 6 years, and the northeast US is much different...
Posted by Avenir, on Sep 6, 2005 at 10:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
the deal on let's talk looks great, seems like it... 605 Views / 11 Replies  
the deal on let's talk looks great, seems like it would work... always thought I had to get the contract straight through Cingular, this is a bit cheaper.

anyone had any experience with the...
Posted by Avenir, on May 2, 2005 at 07:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
how's it work buying a phone through another... 605 Views / 11 Replies  
how's it work buying a phone through another site, then adding it to my carrier? I'm assuming not too much of a pain in the ass.
Posted by Avenir, on May 2, 2005 at 06:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd love the s710... it's a little too fat for... 605 Views / 11 Replies  
I'd love the s710... it's a little too fat for me, and obviously out of budget, but if I run into a free one, I'll take it.

as for the 637, I didn't see it on their site, but maybe I need to dig...
Posted by Avenir, on May 2, 2005 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cingular discontinued the t637... now what? 605 Views / 11 Replies  
Ok, I apologize for another cell phone thread.

I'm 4 days away from being done with my Verizon contract. While I haven't really had any complaints with them, their phones are sadly lacking...
Posted by Avenir, on May 2, 2005 at 06:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
it's funny... you're not the first to say it.... 836 Views / 11 Replies  
it's funny... you're not the first to say it. Even some people we talked to at a bar when we visited a few weeks back said not to go there. The deed is done, and the job should be great... I'll have...
Posted by Avenir, on Apr 13, 2005 at 10:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Moving to Pittsburgh... advice needed 836 Views / 11 Replies  
Ok, so I'm finally going to graduate (crosses fingers) and have a job in downtown pittsburgh (in Gulf Tower on grant street if you're interested). Now I need a place to live. I have one roommate...
Posted by Avenir, on Apr 13, 2005 at 01:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Awesome... that's a lot like what I was looking... 45,674 Views / 5 Replies  
Awesome... that's a lot like what I was looking for. Thanks.
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 9, 2005 at 04:17 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
anyone want to loan me $1000 so I can start up an... 1,160 Views / 23 Replies  
anyone want to loan me $1000 so I can start up an account at etrade?

Thanks...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 7, 2005 at 02:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stroke outside edge of text in Illustrator 45,674 Views / 5 Replies  
This has to be something I'm simply overlooking.

In Photoshop, the Stroke effect has the option of running the stroke on the outside, center, or inside of the object being stroked.

I have...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 6, 2005 at 07:36 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
No way. The Apple Reseller I used to work for... 811 Views / 9 Replies  
No way. The Apple Reseller I used to work for would fire me for this pitiful lack of knowledge. I really need to explore this amazing computer more. Will check my laptop when I get home (there's...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 6, 2005 at 07:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tell me what you're into, I'll create aa webpage... 5,420 Views / 108 Replies  
Tell me what you're into, I'll create aa webpage on my site with whatever you need, you give me $20 and I give you the address.

and we can do this every night. :D
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 6, 2005 at 06:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It is the same on my PB. always sorta bugged me I... 811 Views / 9 Replies  
It is the same on my PB. always sorta bugged me I could never make the F keys work without Fn, and the volume/screen keys require fn.

Now that I think about it, I'm sure there's a way to do...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 6, 2005 at 06:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It'd be interesting to see a "cipher registered",... 1,572 Views / 41 Replies  
It'd be interesting to see a "cipher registered", "gorickey registered" etc and then "cipher hits 10,000 posts...""gorickey hits 10,000" etc... and look at who hit the milestone the fastest, maybe. ...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 5, 2005 at 10:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
glad you liked it. As a precaution to it: I have... 662 Views / 7 Replies  
glad you liked it. As a precaution to it: I have had a business major/interviewer tell me never to show it for any job outside of a creative field. Said it might get thrown in the trash just for...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 5, 2005 at 10:54 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
some old memories got dug up in here: ... 1,572 Views / 41 Replies  
some old memories got dug up in here:

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=223478

newsfactor network scanhal thing, Powerbook dude (get timeline on his regisration / retirement /...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 5, 2005 at 10:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, see that's the weird thing, I get all the... 2,044 Views / 56 Replies  
No, see that's the weird thing, I get all the others, and I read them all as their full phrases, but LOL just stuck and I can't get it out of my head. I think at first I really did think it was a...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 5, 2005 at 09:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I absolutely cannot and have never been able to... 2,044 Views / 56 Replies  
I absolutely cannot and have never been able to see "lol" as "laughing out loud"

I just pronounce it in my head "lawl"

and so to me, it still sounds (and looks) retarded
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 5, 2005 at 09:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
my goal is to crack open these giant Transfomers... 818 Views / 24 Replies  
my goal is to crack open these giant Transfomers Walkie-talkies (that I got as a gag gift) and plug my cell into them somehow. Imagine a 9 inch tall cell phone that looks like Optimus Prime. I...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 5, 2005 at 08:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For the record, I generally hate numbers for... 2,044 Views / 56 Replies  
For the record, I generally hate numbers for words, but in text messages on a cell phone, at least mine, that 160 character limit can be pretty tight, and u/ur/2/ helps sometimes.

but it makes no...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 5, 2005 at 08:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
also good source, I agree. If you can grab... 960 Views / 14 Replies  
also good source, I agree.

If you can grab the August 8 (I think) Oakenfold Essential Mix set from Cream (at Amnesia, Ibiza) from this past summer, I'd highly reccomend it. I recorded most of it...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 4, 2005 at 10:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Trance / Electronica Music 960 Views / 14 Replies  
any particular sub-genre you're looking for? Streaming internet radio is a great place to hear awesome live sets, personally I like afterhoursdjs.org metromixradio.com trancesphereradio.org or ...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 4, 2005 at 08:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
so true. I was thinking Filter > Sharpen >... 898 Views / 20 Replies  
so true.

I was thinking Filter > Sharpen > Sharpen More would come in handy after a long night out :D
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 4, 2005 at 04:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ways life would work better like a computer 898 Views / 20 Replies  
So there I was, standing amongst 80,000 other people in the stadium peering through the crowd to see my team on the field. And I start to think (after a month of working on a heavy AutoCAD...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 4, 2005 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'll throw mine out there if you're curious. It's... 662 Views / 7 Replies  
I'll throw mine out there if you're curious. It's for an architecture job, actually, but sort of applicable. I ran across a post here a few years back on graphics design / creative-type job resumes,...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 4, 2005 at 01:43 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I'm adding to this (so as to avoid creating a new... 568 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm adding to this (so as to avoid creating a new post on a similar subject). I've pretty much finished the new page update with minor tweaking and some other stuff. Finally (and I know I should...
Posted by Avenir, on Jan 3, 2005 at 05:04 PM, in Developer Center
This from my campus OIT site: The... 1,277 Views / 24 Replies  
This from my campus OIT site:



The windows "take charge" list is pretty long. All they do for us is give us a free copy of Norton. Campus is pretty Mac friendly though, and OIT has a lot of...
Posted by Avenir, on Dec 29, 2004 at 10:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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