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It's not working on that recently-discontinued... 801 Views / 12 Replies  
It's not working on that recently-discontinued browser, either...

Back on-topic: I say GO, just for the hell of it. If you don't trust yourself, call and have your credit card cancelled and take...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jun 15, 2003 at 12:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Any Size means over 120 GB 593 Views / 6 Replies  
doesn't mean that it supports both 2.5 and 3.5 drives. Looks like a nice case though...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jun 14, 2003 at 12:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Try creating a new Location in the Network pane. ... 483 Views / 4 Replies  
Try creating a new Location in the Network pane.

Lots of cable modems are tied to the Ethernet address of a particular machine (although this doesnt seem to be your problem since you can swap...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Dec 26, 2002 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Tell him to check out this AnchorDesk column, and... 1,016 Views / 18 Replies  
Tell him to check out this AnchorDesk column, and also the Talkbacks:
Why You Should Buy An Apple For Christmas (http://www.zdnet.com/anchordesk/stories/story/0,10738,2898453,00.html)
Posted by FormerLurker, on Nov 28, 2002 at 02:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
Can't send email with mac.com address 283 Views / 0 Replies  
Bounced back from Apple's mail servers with the following error message:


WTF - my mac.com account worked fine earlier today. I have several other accounts I can send from, but I'm trying to...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Nov 13, 2002 at 01:25 AM, in Mac OS X
Yes it definitely is Snappier™, but I'm starting... 3,499 Views / 51 Replies  
Yes it definitely is Snappier™, but I'm starting to think it is due to the Optimization at the end of the install.


EDIT Dammit Fluff, ya beat me to it...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Nov 12, 2002 at 03:19 AM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 982 Views / 41 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Immortal K-Mart Employee:...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jun 22, 2002 at 03:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Mac-arthur:

Immortal:...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jun 22, 2002 at 03:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by gattur:
<strong>I wish...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jun 22, 2002 at 02:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
WHY... 371 Views / 5 Replies  
oh why, oh, why is this webpage
<a href="http://www.apple.com/powerbook/airport.html" target="_blank">http://www.apple.com/powerbook/airport.html</a>
still active?

WTF - my PowerBook ain't been...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jun 15, 2002 at 06:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
[quote]Originally posted by SickofSomebody68: ... 1,020 Views / 60 Replies  
[quote]Originally posted by SickofSomebody68:
[QB]Freedom of press, yes, I know all this. HOWEVER, there is no LAW against myself typing buttons on my iMac and posting a message about someone on a...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Mar 6, 2002 at 05:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. You can easily select AIFF file format... 655 Views / 54 Replies  
Yes.

You can easily select AIFF file format instead of mp3, in the iTunes Preferences. AIFF is the Mac equiv. of WAV - basically, the uncompressed audio, which you can then encode using BladeEnc...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Mar 6, 2002 at 01:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's the "travel weight" which you get if you... 576 Views / 42 Replies  
That's the "travel weight" which you get if you take the Optical Drive OUT - it's 5.3 lbs fully-functional.

Is the Wi-Fi in addition to, or instead of, 10/100 Ethernet?

I played with a 900...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Feb 26, 2002 at 02:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree 1014% with this request !! :D ... 321 Views / 6 Replies  
I agree 1014% with this request !!
:D


SERIOUSLY - this navigation fix is desperately needed.
Posted by FormerLurker, on Feb 25, 2002 at 10:16 PM, in Mac OS X
Excellent tip for much more than iDVD - THANKS !! 494 Views / 27 Replies  
Excellent tip for much more than iDVD - THANKS !!
Posted by FormerLurker, on Feb 25, 2002 at 09:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Happened to me today for the first time with a... 567 Views / 28 Replies  
Happened to me today for the first time with a 667 combo drive TiBook. I may have forgotton to unplug USB mouse before sleeping.

Happened to me several times on my old Lombard.
Posted by FormerLurker, on Feb 15, 2002 at 10:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Notice that all the other benchmarks posted... 1,258 Views / 53 Replies  
Notice that all the other benchmarks posted before these were using 1280x1024 ??

[ 02-14-2002: Message edited by: FormerLurker ]
Posted by FormerLurker, on Feb 14, 2002 at 12:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Suckiness Ranking: 1. Sears 2. BB 3. CC ... 299 Views / 3 Replies  
Suckiness Ranking:

1. Sears
2. BB
3. CC
4. CompUSA
5. Independent Apple Dealers
6. Apple Store
7. Buying Online
Posted by FormerLurker, on Feb 9, 2002 at 06:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I got one even more exceptional about a year and... 502 Views / 13 Replies  
I got one even more exceptional about a year and a half ago. Original iBook, dead sound, flakey hard drive, warranty repair.

Box arrived via Airborne from Apple on Monday morning. I shipped it...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Feb 6, 2002 at 11:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh Mighty Isis !!! ... 2,408 Views / 191 Replies  
Oh Mighty Isis !!!

http://www.rt66.com/dthomas/70s/childtv/isis.jpg
Posted by FormerLurker, on Feb 4, 2002 at 02:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think Mike and Rush are escapees from an old... 427 Views / 18 Replies  
I think Mike and Rush are escapees from an old Star Trek (STTOS) episode, where there were two Spocks and one had a beard....

Mirror images of each other... the same, but opposite. They both piss...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 31, 2002 at 11:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cash, you'd better hope that karma is just a... 665 Views / 43 Replies  
Cash, you'd better hope that karma is just a myth, or you're gonna end up working for the post office one day real soon.... the question is, will you off your co-workers, or will they off you?? :D
...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 31, 2002 at 10:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just had a client today with this exact problem... 619 Views / 3 Replies  
I just had a client today with this exact problem (finder quits - freezing on restart or shut down - nasty stuff).

I solved it by replacing all the mouseware extensions and control panel with USB...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 31, 2002 at 08:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
$100 referral for a $1000 sale, huh? If you think... 2,326 Views / 1 Replies  
$100 referral for a $1000 sale, huh? If you think Apple (or any computer maker) could afford to pay 10% commission on a GROSS sale, then you must have taken the Brown Acid. :rolleyes: Can you send...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 30, 2002 at 11:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Third try - fishy arborium 1,286 Views / 81 Replies  
Third try -

fishy arborium
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 30, 2002 at 10:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
chris_h: exactly!! Zig, I don't believe it... 415 Views / 12 Replies  
chris_h: exactly!!

Zig, I don't believe it was a single, definitive, conscious decision to replace the War On Drugs with the War on Terrorism. But, I firmly believe it has happened. Anyone want...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 30, 2002 at 01:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cold War -> War On Drugs -> War Against Terrorism 415 Views / 12 Replies  
More specifically:

The Cold War was gradually replaced/augmented with the War On Drugs, which is now being replaced/augmented with the War Against Terrorism


It's clearer than ever after...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 29, 2002 at 10:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Better than Sam Adams anything else - better than... 1,211 Views / 89 Replies  
Better than Sam Adams anything else - better than Guinness -
Sam Adams Cream Stout
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 28, 2002 at 02:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah! Now that there are no more dot-bomb... 377 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah!

Now that there are no more dot-bomb wannabes bidding up the airtime, it would be the perfect place to premeire it!
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 27, 2002 at 10:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The 2.5 at APdrives.com is the clearvue or CV... 393 Views / 8 Replies  
The 2.5 at APdrives.com is the clearvue or CV case. I just got a sweet deal on one from caldrives.com (with 30 GB Travelstar). Speed is awesome and it looks very cool. Also very well-built.

I...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 25, 2002 at 11:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
....now why does the phrase "megahertz myth" go... 3,331 Views / 93 Replies  
....now why does the phrase "megahertz myth" go through my brain when I read this ? ;)
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 19, 2002 at 01:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As they say in Nawlins... yeah you right ! ... 390 Views / 10 Replies  
As they say in Nawlins... yeah you right !

They do a lot of touring, so I suggest checking their website once a month or so for something within a few hours. Their recordings are a pale shadow of...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 19, 2002 at 01:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
heh - I figured you knew them! Tommy Malone, the... 390 Views / 10 Replies  
heh - I figured you knew them! Tommy Malone, the "main" subdude, is the younger brother of Dave Malone, who plays guitar and sings for The Radiators (see more about the Rads in my post in the...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 18, 2002 at 08:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmm.... well, since I've got a few people's... 1,065 Views / 63 Replies  
Hmmm.... well, since I've got a few people's curiosity aroused....
THIS (http://craftsplace.com/Radiators-Papaya_Live.mp3) comes from a soundboard, so there are no copyright violation issues.... but...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 18, 2002 at 04:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
NICE !!! makes me think of Ry Cooder, and... 390 Views / 10 Replies  
NICE !!!

makes me think of Ry Cooder, and the Subdudes
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 18, 2002 at 04:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you like Phish you will definitely like the... 1,065 Views / 63 Replies  
If you like Phish you will definitely like the Radiators (see links above). A similar sound, similar fan base, similar no-two-sets-are-ever-the-same kinda band.

And, the Radiators call their style...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 18, 2002 at 04:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
John Lee is cool! My second-favorite... 1,065 Views / 63 Replies  
John Lee is cool!

My second-favorite bluesman to Robert Johnson.

My favorite band, the RADIATORS (http://www.radiators.org) does covers of both of them !!
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 18, 2002 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually your description of the Aussie Radiators... 1,065 Views / 63 Replies  
Actually your description of the Aussie Radiators sounds a lot like our RADS (a "folk band" ? LMAO! don't judge a band by their looks...).

I'd describe their sound as a cross between The Grateful...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 18, 2002 at 04:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Leno's an idiot and a wannabe. Letterman's the... 591 Views / 28 Replies  
Leno's an idiot and a wannabe.
Letterman's the real deal.

Conan (zany goofball)and Kilborne (smug frat pretty-boy) both have their good and bad points - often, which one I watch depends on my...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 18, 2002 at 04:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Setting up a PC to print to a standalone... 390 Views / 3 Replies  
Setting up a PC to print to a standalone networked (via Ethernet) HP printer takes a day and bottle of Valium. I loved showing the PC guy how long it takes to go to the Chooser and select LaserWriter...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 18, 2002 at 02:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The only "jam band'" still together (and playing... 1,065 Views / 63 Replies  
The only "jam band'" still together (and playing over 200 shows a year) after 24 years together - The Radiators (http://www.radiators.org)

I've been known to collect CDs of soundboard recordings...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 18, 2002 at 02:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
checking my websites, creating runtime Filemaker... 556 Views / 33 Replies  
checking my websites, creating runtime Filemaker databases apps (developed in OS X !) with FileMaker Developer for Windows, opening stoopid .exe attatchments, and making fun of Windoze.
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 16, 2002 at 03:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hear, hear...... motion carried !! WalMart... 840 Views / 9 Replies  
Hear, hear...... motion carried !!

WalMart is the Microsoft of the low-tech world
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 16, 2002 at 02:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Nice post, chris!! I got no rebuttal,... 439 Views / 6 Replies  
Nice post, chris!! I got no rebuttal, intelligent or otherwise ;)

I agree very much with your Loves and Hates, but I have a HATE or two to add....

HATE the redeye correction.
Is it just...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Jan 10, 2002 at 03:48 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Exactly! Apple should build in at least a... 383 Views / 8 Replies  
Exactly!

Apple should build in at least a few basic cusror options including LARGE sizes for the visually impaired.

Since Jaguar is going to allow you to do white type on black screen,...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Dec 29, 2001 at 10:51 PM, in Mac OS X
-BUMP- C'mon, I can't believe that NO one on... 397 Views / 5 Replies  
-BUMP-

C'mon, I can't believe that NO one on these boards has any kind of knowledge about cursor hacks!!
Posted by FormerLurker, on Dec 25, 2001 at 12:12 AM, in Developer Center
-BUMP- c'mon- SOMEone? ANYone? 383 Views / 8 Replies  
-BUMP-


c'mon-

SOMEone?

ANYone?
Posted by FormerLurker, on Dec 25, 2001 at 12:10 AM, in Mac OS X
mouse cursor customization in X 296 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm hoping that someone can point me to an OS X hack of some sort that can give my friend a large mouse cursor (by this I mean the mouse pointer, not the text I-bar) for his visually-impaired mom.
...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Dec 20, 2001 at 12:32 AM, in Applications
mouse cursor customization in X 397 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm hoping that someone can point me to an OS X hack of some sort that can give my friend a large mouse cursor (by this I mean the mouse pointer, not the text I-bar) for his visually-impaired mom.
...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Dec 20, 2001 at 12:31 AM, in Developer Center
Mouse Cursor customization in X 383 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm hoping that someone can point me to an OS X hack of some sort that can give my friend a large mouse cursor (by this I mean the mouse pointer, not the text I-bar) for his visually-impaired mom.
...
Posted by FormerLurker, on Dec 20, 2001 at 12:30 AM, in Mac OS X
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