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As a golfer and former volleyball player - the... 1,576 Views / 81 Replies  
As a golfer and former volleyball player - the men's game's are completely different different from the womens. In Volleyball, the play is much quicker and more powerful in the men's arena. And in...
Posted by macroy, on Apr 26, 2012 at 06:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
PCI is a standard for processes and controls with... 2,633 Views / 9 Replies  
PCI is a standard for processes and controls with regards on how an "organization" secures the payment information they capture/process/store.

The PA-DSS certification is mainly for specific...
Posted by macroy, on Mar 22, 2012 at 12:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: That's like saying PIG/HORSE is more of a sport... 1,446 Views / 56 Replies  
That's like saying PIG/HORSE is more of a sport than basketball because you have to make behind the backboard shots, bounce shots and call net/backboard.

'Real' golf is hard enough without all...
Posted by macroy, on May 31, 2009 at 05:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't speak for ALL financial institutions...... 472 Views / 6 Replies  
I can't speak for ALL financial institutions... but many farm out the management of the ATM's to a company like Diebold. The application that runs the ATM is usually supplied by them. However, the...
Posted by macroy, on Jul 11, 2008 at 02:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Another aspect is club fitting..... all of these... 1,280 Views / 38 Replies  
Another aspect is club fitting..... all of these factors play into one's game once you become serious. A twenty year old club may not give you as good results because of the shaft technology as...
Posted by macroy, on Jun 20, 2008 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From a business standpoint - a lot of this is... 614 Views / 27 Replies  
From a business standpoint - a lot of this is already going on. You have solutions like Citrix that provide applications to thin-clients. And our organization is already looking at VMware's VDI...
Posted by macroy, on Jun 20, 2008 at 09:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Site to determine value of your used mac 376 Views / 2 Replies  
Okay,

I'm sure there are a lot of these.. but I can't seem to find a good one. I did recall someone posting a link in the Marketplace. But since that was over a month ago....

So, if anyone...
Posted by macroy, on Apr 1, 2008 at 12:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Rockville eh? Good luck ;) My home town...... 1,929 Views / 20 Replies  
Rockville eh? Good luck ;)

My home town... sort of.

Oh, and it seems to be working fine for me (10.5.2 / Safari 3.0.4) - but it looks like you guys already figured out the issue.
Posted by macroy, on Mar 12, 2008 at 09:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
er... call me stupid... but I guess that watch is... 5,413 Views / 77 Replies  
er... call me stupid... but I guess that watch is showing ~3:18? I take it when that 7 comes down.. it'll rotate to a 4?
Posted by macroy, on Feb 20, 2008 at 04:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What annoys the bejesus out of me is people's... 1,310 Views / 85 Replies  
What annoys the bejesus out of me is people's lack of understanding of "right of way". The turn signal is in essence a way of letting people know of your intentions AFTER you've determined that it...
Posted by macroy, on Jan 14, 2008 at 12:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Best Buy buying back old iPods? 518 Views / 3 Replies  
A co-worker told me last week that he was offered $150 for his old ipod towards a new one.....He ended up with a 8GB iTouch.

Wanted to see if this was an isolated incident or if this is policy? ...
Posted by macroy, on Dec 16, 2007 at 11:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
297744 @ level 9. Seriously though - I... 1,477 Views / 46 Replies  
297744 @ level 9.

Seriously though - I really sucked.. My first one, Copenhagen, Denmark. I clicked Norway. Duh.

I think I just got lucky by hitting a few right on (24km from Pyongyang, NK...
Posted by macroy, on Dec 4, 2007 at 01:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not for long: Click Me... 51,081 Views / 131 Replies  
Not for long: Click Me (http://www.roadandtrack.com/article.asp?section_id=3&article_id=6056)

As for comparing that to Z06... you can't. Different car types. Besides, Mustang's can't hang due...
Posted by macroy, on Dec 2, 2007 at 11:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Credit Cards - Compare Credit Card Offers at... 2,219 Views / 34 Replies  
Credit Cards - Compare Credit Card Offers at CreditCards.com (http://www.creditcards.com)
Posted by macroy, on Dec 2, 2007 at 11:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just saw it last night - thought it was kinda... 2,193 Views / 21 Replies  
Just saw it last night - thought it was kinda slow in the beginning when they were setting the characters. But overall, an excellent movie.

If anyone has read the NYTimes article...
Posted by macroy, on Nov 11, 2007 at 09:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I had a Motorola Surfboard for like 10 years...... 1,358 Views / 9 Replies  
I had a Motorola Surfboard for like 10 years... the only one I've ever purchased for myself. I don't know how it ranks with the rest... but it served its purpose when I was with Comcast. VZN gave...
Posted by macroy, on Nov 4, 2007 at 09:20 AM, in Networking
Would this ONLY affect Californians though? I... 583 Views / 10 Replies  
Would this ONLY affect Californians though? I mean yea, I can see their premiums going up big time after this... but if you're with a national company, wouldn't everyone also get to foot some of the...
Posted by macroy, on Oct 24, 2007 at 05:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Bought apple a few years ago for like 60.... it... 18,749 Views / 454 Replies  
Bought apple a few years ago for like 60.... it split, and went back to 60. So I doubled my money in like 9 months I believe....

Got back in again earlier this year at 105 I believe... albeit in...
Posted by macroy, on Oct 23, 2007 at 04:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The three I am (or was I guess... its being put... 1,333 Views / 12 Replies  
The three I am (or was I guess... its being put on hold) looking at are:

Onkyo TX-SR674, TX-SR805, and Yamaha RX-V1700.

The prices fall in different ranges. I could be wrong ... but 3 HDMI...
Posted by macroy, on Oct 21, 2007 at 03:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wasn't that like a 70s thing? Most places I've... 4,686 Views / 48 Replies  
Wasn't that like a 70s thing? Most places I've seen carpet in the bathroom also matched the color of that era (brown, green, pink etc). Carpet anywhere near a water source is just asking for it in...
Posted by macroy, on Oct 20, 2007 at 04:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup. In essence, its a communication tool for... 1,334 Views / 75 Replies  
Yup. In essence, its a communication tool for when you're on the road. However, I will also say, there are those that believe its a free pass to cut in line. In other words, just because you have...
Posted by macroy, on Oct 20, 2007 at 01:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I disagree. For the MD/DC/VA area, we know very... 1,334 Views / 75 Replies  
I disagree. For the MD/DC/VA area, we know very well what they are for.... and that's exactly why we don't use them.

Revealing to others where you like to go just makes it that much easier for...
Posted by macroy, on Oct 19, 2007 at 02:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Wow. Do you have any clue? He's only the 2nd... 2,154 Views / 127 Replies  
Wow. Do you have any clue?
He's only the 2nd best golfer right now based on world rankings
Not to mention that he's won over 45 million dollar thus far AND over 30 tournaments ... making him one...
Posted by macroy, on Oct 14, 2007 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
IMO - Riggs and King is not a good example...... 1,261 Views / 56 Replies  
IMO - Riggs and King is not a good example... while it has a huge symbolic meaning for women, the two were not exactly equal in talent. I believe Riggs was WAY over the hill... while King was the...
Posted by macroy, on Oct 5, 2007 at 08:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess that clarifies my "disclaimer" on if the... 9,047 Views / 41 Replies  
I guess that clarifies my "disclaimer" on if the M5 is the same as the M3... and I also mistyped the weight - its 10w60 for the M3's... not 5w (bevauto.com - search for Castrol TWS).

I'd follow...
Posted by macroy, on Oct 2, 2007 at 02:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not 100% sure about the M5's ... but if its... 9,047 Views / 41 Replies  
I'm not 100% sure about the M5's ... but if its the same as M3's, it'll cost more. I paid about $10/bottle for Castrol's 5w60... which is specifically recommended for the M3. If the M5 is the same...
Posted by macroy, on Oct 2, 2007 at 01:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've never driven a C series...and I have no... 9,047 Views / 41 Replies  
I've never driven a C series...and I have no desire to.
If driving a car that you see on the road a lot is something you don't want to do, then you want to avoid all of them. These are entry...
Posted by macroy, on Sep 29, 2007 at 11:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can't use it at ALL without penalty? Or you... 6,874 Views / 3 Replies  
You can't use it at ALL without penalty? Or you just can't use it for other purpose (than intended) without penalty? I always thought its a use it or lose it thing (if I'm understanding HSA as the...
Posted by macroy, on Sep 26, 2007 at 01:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not sure that's any different from other... 681 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm not sure that's any different from other professional positions. But one consideration you also need to have is how "relaxed" are they with the other way around? Meaning are they expecting to...
Posted by macroy, on Sep 26, 2007 at 09:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
All that could have been done by clicking Start... 2,103 Views / 95 Replies  
All that could have been done by clicking Start (or the damn MS icon) -> right click on Computer -> manage. Which will then give you something similar to the Control panel....

I think this is...
Posted by macroy, on Sep 24, 2007 at 09:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.savvycenter.com/explorer/roadside/wacky... 917 Views / 29 Replies  
http://www.savvycenter.com/explorer/roadside/wackycars/TTEfront.jpg
Posted by macroy, on Sep 23, 2007 at 04:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: No landline required. I've got FiOS Internet and... 2,727 Views / 87 Replies  
No landline required. I've got FiOS Internet and TV when I first moved in.. no land line. I then went to sunrocket.... obviously, I'm not there anymore. I have Voicewing with Verizon... $20 a...
Posted by macroy, on Sep 19, 2007 at 08:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How bad do you need that money? I'm not into... 653 Views / 22 Replies  
How bad do you need that money? I'm not into speculation in the currency markets.. but my guess is that the US $ isn't gonna "CRASH" anytime soon. Chances are, it'll comeback at somepoint.....
...
Posted by macroy, on Sep 19, 2007 at 06:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've used Ontrack in the past. They usually give... 520 Views / 7 Replies  
I've used Ontrack in the past. They usually give you a printout of what they can "potentially" retrieve. But since all this was for businesses, cost was not a big factor. Thus, it may go against...
Posted by macroy, on Sep 19, 2007 at 06:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Now, without knowing exactly what happened there,... 4,632 Views / 238 Replies  
Now, without knowing exactly what happened there, I'm not going to say if that arrest was justified. However, I will say this - When an officer of the law gives you an order, its in your best...
Posted by macroy, on Sep 18, 2007 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Verizon V740 Broadband - need carrying case 646 Views / 0 Replies  
Just got a V740 Broadband card.... wanted to see if anyone knows of a good carrying case for it. I can see the plastic part getting snapped right off or having dust collect on the metal contacts if...
Posted by macroy, on Sep 14, 2007 at 11:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Big fan of BMWs...... but.... Whenever I see... 2,609 Views / 99 Replies  
Big fan of BMWs...... but....

Whenever I see this:

http://www.askaprice.com/images/news/inhouse/3321-03.jpg

I think this:
...
Posted by macroy, on Sep 14, 2007 at 09:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was doing INFOSEC reviews of state governments... 1,595 Views / 77 Replies  
I was doing INFOSEC reviews of state governments for my client in my last job... so between that and personal travel, I've been to pretty much all of them except:

Alaska
Michigan
Oregon
Utah...
Posted by macroy, on Sep 12, 2007 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd assume that computer has been owned. My... 1,538 Views / 73 Replies  
I'd assume that computer has been owned. My suggestion is to rebuild it. Even if its with the older OS. It at least will remove whatever the ex installed on there.

While logging and...
Posted by macroy, on Sep 2, 2007 at 12:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
HA! Now I feel like a retard. For some reason,... 507 Views / 14 Replies  
HA! Now I feel like a retard. For some reason, when the wife (who actually talked to the dude) mentioned 40 hours, I was thinking a week (as in a work week). DUH.

In anycase, after doing some...
Posted by macroy, on Aug 31, 2007 at 09:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The guy had to send it to Tag to have it looked... 507 Views / 14 Replies  
The guy had to send it to Tag to have it looked at... basically it does need work (i.e. a new winding spring and a few other parts). The main issue with Tags is that they are all hand made (at least...
Posted by macroy, on Aug 30, 2007 at 10:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tag Heuers and other automatic watches 507 Views / 14 Replies  
Anyone here own a Tag for an extended amount of time? I've had mine for four years, and recently it died on me. This was a bit surprising as I was under the assumption that these things should last...
Posted by macroy, on Aug 30, 2007 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can I ask where you got that number? I recently... 682 Views / 19 Replies  
Can I ask where you got that number? I recently looked into getting a 40' by 30' basketball area..... $30 grand. This included a bit of grading of the land of course...which from what I hear is...
Posted by macroy, on Aug 30, 2007 at 12:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Been going to the M school for the last 3 years... 705 Views / 15 Replies  
Been going to the M school for the last 3 years as part of the CCA, I can say that the M5 (which is the same engine as the 6 I believe) is great. The car is just awesome. HOWEVER, it is a luxury...
Posted by macroy, on Aug 26, 2007 at 07:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
IMO - Absolutely useless. My guess is that... 1,185 Views / 39 Replies  
IMO - Absolutely useless.

My guess is that anyone that knows how to hot wire a car can easily defeat this as well. The way I see it, these technologies HAS to make it MUCH harder for thieves to...
Posted by macroy, on Aug 26, 2007 at 07:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope, not blaming FedEx at all (at least not... 4,994 Views / 8 Replies  
Nope, not blaming FedEx at all (at least not after I talked to them). As I mentioned above, I realized after talking to them that its at the shipper's discretion to provide or not to provide the...
Posted by macroy, on Aug 19, 2007 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
" Common Carrier - Truck Freight" That is... 4,994 Views / 8 Replies  
" Common Carrier - Truck Freight"

That is all it says on my invoice. However, after looking into it a bit, it seems that its up to the shipper on what "extra" services they purchase (one of them...
Posted by macroy, on Aug 18, 2007 at 06:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FedEX Freight makes you unload trucks 4,994 Views / 8 Replies  
So I recently ordered a grill (about 250 lbs). And they said it would be shipped via freight. No biggie, my assumption is that perhaps they would just bring it to my door, and I'd have to find a...
Posted by macroy, on Aug 18, 2007 at 09:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I had a SMG. And yes, at S6, it felt like you... 1,372 Views / 35 Replies  
I had a SMG. And yes, at S6, it felt like you broke something when it shifted. You can actually hear a loud THUD (imagine someone slamming a bat down onto homeplate) at each shift. But once you...
Posted by macroy, on Aug 14, 2007 at 09:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is there more than one version of Audi's DSG? I... 1,372 Views / 35 Replies  
Is there more than one version of Audi's DSG? I was told that its faster than BMW's SMGII...which shifts in 80milliseconds (.08 sec). Mainly because it's dual-clutched..
Posted by macroy, on Aug 13, 2007 at 11:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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