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The idea is to do MOST of the (superficial) work... 499 Views / 59 Replies  
The idea is to do MOST of the (superficial) work ourselves, but I definitely have a few plumbers and electricians in mind when it comes to that type of work.
Posted by sdilley14, on Dec 13, 2012 at 10:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Lol, thank you to those who positively... 499 Views / 59 Replies  
Lol, thank you to those who positively contributed to my initial post. I think my time here is about done. :thumbsup:
Posted by sdilley14, on Dec 13, 2012 at 06:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's something I've thought about too...buying... 499 Views / 59 Replies  
That's something I've thought about too...buying a home and doing some modest upgrades (new paint, carpet, light fixtures, kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanity...whatever) and renting it out. The idea...
Posted by sdilley14, on Dec 11, 2012 at 12:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Do you have to live there for a certain period of... 499 Views / 59 Replies  
Do you have to live there for a certain period of time to avoid the capital gains tax?
Posted by sdilley14, on Dec 11, 2012 at 07:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow...all great feedback, exactly the type of... 499 Views / 59 Replies  
Wow...all great feedback, exactly the type of discussion I was hoping to engage in.

For me this is definitely something I would like to do as a supplement to my normal working income. Sure, maybe...
Posted by sdilley14, on Dec 11, 2012 at 07:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone here ever own a rental/flip a house? 499 Views / 59 Replies  
Like the title says, I am wondering if anyone here has ever owned a rental (house, duplex, apartment building, etc.) or bought a house and "flipped" it. I have never owned a home myself, but I am...
Posted by sdilley14, on Dec 11, 2012 at 06:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That was my next move. The screw extractor set... 2,031 Views / 6 Replies  
That was my next move. The screw extractor set was useless (thank goodness Amazon makes it a breeze to return items), but with a bit more persistence I was able to use my fingers and a rubberband to...
Posted by sdilley14, on Dec 11, 2012 at 04:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Removing stripped screws from bottom of iPhone 4 2,031 Views / 6 Replies  
I replaced the back glass on my iPhone 4 recently. In doing so, I seemed to have stripped both screws. I got them off, replaced the back cover, and while putting the screws back in, I got them both...
Posted by sdilley14, on Dec 10, 2012 at 10:03 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I can't say that I am terribly disappointed to... 378 Views / 23 Replies  
I can't say that I am terribly disappointed to see that iOS is going to be given a new head of design. And the fact that it is going to be headed up by Jony Ive is an exciting prospect. It seems...
Posted by sdilley14, on Oct 30, 2012 at 05:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
New iMacs look great! I think they look even... 2,924 Views / 188 Replies  
New iMacs look great! I think they look even better because there were no leaks or mock ups or anything leading up to this...completely surprised. Sure, we do only look at it from the front for the...
Posted by sdilley14, on Oct 23, 2012 at 12:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So I ordered the $10 replacement off of eBay. ... 456 Views / 9 Replies  
So I ordered the $10 replacement off of eBay. Looks identical, although it feels a hair thicker...virtually unnoticeable though. Otherwise it looks like a perfect match, design wise and material...
Posted by sdilley14, on Oct 22, 2012 at 01:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
"Morning After" contraception...$45 for one... 1,036 Views / 92 Replies  
"Morning After" contraception...$45 for one friggin pill!

*Edit* Worth it, I know.
Posted by sdilley14, on Oct 22, 2012 at 12:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would definitely just take it to an Apple store... 456 Views / 9 Replies  
I would definitely just take it to an Apple store and have it done, but the closest store to me is 2.5 hours away. :( And I'm not sure when I'll be in that neck of the woods again. And it wouldn't...
Posted by sdilley14, on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow...just checking ifixit.com. $80 for the... 456 Views / 9 Replies  
Wow...just checking ifixit.com. $80 for the replacement panel and an extra $13 for the screwdriver!
Posted by sdilley14, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:27 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, from everything I've read, actually... 456 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, from everything I've read, actually replacing the back is pretty easy.

I went out on a limb and bought a $10 replacement off of ebay. It looked to be as close to OEM as possible, it comes...
Posted by sdilley14, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Good to hear. It feels like my iPhone 4 is... 326 Views / 27 Replies  
Good to hear. It feels like my iPhone 4 is getting slower by the day. It has certainly gotten noticeably slower since upgrading to iOS6, particularly when launching and navigating through the Music...
Posted by sdilley14, on Oct 16, 2012 at 06:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
iPhone 4 back glass replacement 456 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, after about 20 months, I finally dropped my iPhone 4 this past weekend and shattered the back glass. :/ I've done some research and it seems like replacing it is pretty cheap and easy, but...
Posted by sdilley14, on Oct 16, 2012 at 05:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
#Brazzers 400 Views / 38 Replies  
#Brazzers
Posted by sdilley14, on Oct 3, 2012 at 01:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
LOL, what a bunch of idiots. If they did any... 115 Views / 2 Replies  
LOL, what a bunch of idiots. If they did any research on MGK at all, rather than just taking the "let's get this guy to play at our store, that should make us more hip" approach, they would have...
Posted by sdilley14, on Oct 3, 2012 at 01:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
'preciate the effort. ;) 326 Views / 27 Replies  
'preciate the effort. ;)
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 26, 2012 at 10:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well played. 326 Views / 27 Replies  
Well played.
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 25, 2012 at 12:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've had the same battle. I like to have a nice... 326 Views / 27 Replies  
I've had the same battle. I like to have a nice rubber casing on mine...I can't really stand hard plastic cases...but going in and out of the pocket with it is annoying. I've gone bare with it...
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 24, 2012 at 12:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sweet. I am definitely looking forward to the... 326 Views / 27 Replies  
Sweet. I am definitely looking forward to the speed bump. Launching apps and opening pictures and things like that seem to have gotten a little slower lately on my iPhone 4. The switch to the 5...
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 24, 2012 at 12:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice to hear! After seeing all of the reports of... 326 Views / 27 Replies  
Nice to hear! After seeing all of the reports of damage and the phone being "easily" scratched on the aluminum backing, and not having that "wow" feeling just looking at pictures of the phone...
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 24, 2012 at 12:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So, did you get it? 326 Views / 27 Replies  
...the iPhone 5...did anyone pick it up over the weekend? Thoughts? Impressions? Unique experiences while waiting in line/at the store?

I was going to pick one up, had discussed everything with...
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 24, 2012 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Saw pics, was disappointed and unimpressed. 351 Views / 10 Replies  
Saw pics, was disappointed and unimpressed.
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I forgot about 50/50...that was a good movie too!... 242 Views / 16 Replies  
I forgot about 50/50...that was a good movie too! Made me laugh, made me want to shed a few tears at times...good stuff.
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 20, 2012 at 05:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Haha, solid comparison, couldn't have said it... 940 Views / 78 Replies  
Haha, solid comparison, couldn't have said it better myself.

I come here because there are a handful of intelligent, helpful, insightful people that contribute to the topics posted. There are...
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 20, 2012 at 05:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm a fan. I was a little tyke when it was on... 242 Views / 16 Replies  
I'm a fan. I was a little tyke when it was on but I liked 3rd Rock back in the day. I liked him in Inception. I'm a bit iffy on how I felt about him in Dark Knight Rises...I need to see the movie...
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 13, 2012 at 12:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Yes, thank you! I think this is a great step... 1,590 Views / 126 Replies  
Yes, thank you!

I think this is a great step forward. I'm going to be upgrading in December from my iPhone 4 (unless they see fit to let me upgrade sooner :) ). This looks like a great...
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 13, 2012 at 12:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You suck! Jk, you don't...but that would be... 200 Views / 13 Replies  
You suck! Jk, you don't...but that would be awesome!

I thought about cutting my internet service and using my iPhone as a hotspot. I've heard of people doing that but have never tried it myself....
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Isn't Dubai one of the richest cities in the... 174 Views / 11 Replies  
Isn't Dubai one of the richest cities in the world?
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 6, 2012 at 06:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Managing cable, internet, and wireless bills 200 Views / 13 Replies  
I feel like I am missing out on some opportunities it trim my monthly budget with my cable, internet, and cell phone services. Right now I have Charter cable and internet (best and most affordable...
Posted by sdilley14, on Sep 5, 2012 at 08:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
More and more I have found myself taking an hour,... 217 Views / 10 Replies  
More and more I have found myself taking an hour, hour and a half siesta right after work, before I go to the gym. I am trying to figure out if this is helping me or not. On one hand, it can't be...
Posted by sdilley14, on Aug 29, 2012 at 05:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Fall asleep around 12:30-1AM, up at 7:20-7:30AM,... 217 Views / 10 Replies  
Fall asleep around 12:30-1AM, up at 7:20-7:30AM, work 9 hours, gym for an hour and a half...I'm tired just thinking about it. I sleep probably 8-9 hours on Saturday, and Sundays are almost complete...
Posted by sdilley14, on Aug 28, 2012 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Could not have said it better myself. You summed... 581 Views / 44 Replies  
Could not have said it better myself. You summed up exactly what I thought. It isn't literal confusion but more so marketplace confusion, and perhaps even bigger to Apple brand dilution, that is so...
Posted by sdilley14, on Aug 28, 2012 at 01:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What I don't understand is that Samsung keeps... 581 Views / 44 Replies  
What I don't understand is that Samsung keeps saying that this outcome means that patent law won and innovation lost and that the consumers are going to lose out. To me all this outcomes means is...
Posted by sdilley14, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've come across a few...it isn't pleasant. It's... 581 Views / 44 Replies  
I've come across a few...it isn't pleasant. It's too bad people have to be that way. I'm a major Apple "fanboy" and pretty much everyone who knows me knows this fact. Most people are surprised...
Posted by sdilley14, on Aug 25, 2012 at 05:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple vs. Samsung 581 Views / 44 Replies  
Anyone else hear about this case? :)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/24/apple-samsung-patent-lawsuit-ruling_n_1829472.html
Posted by sdilley14, on Aug 25, 2012 at 04:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The argument between 120hz and 240hz doesn't... 211 Views / 10 Replies  
The argument between 120hz and 240hz doesn't concern me too much. Let's put it this way...I bought my cheap Sanyo barebones 42" LCD 7 years ago, and as far as picture quality and performance, that...
Posted by sdilley14, on Aug 17, 2012 at 11:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Why isn't it a good idea to go with LCD at this... 211 Views / 10 Replies  
Why isn't it a good idea to go with LCD at this size? Plasma really concerns me primarily due to glare issues. There is going to be a considerable amount of natural light coming into the room.
...
Posted by sdilley14, on Aug 17, 2012 at 11:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Suggestions on a new TV 211 Views / 10 Replies  
I am in the process of upgrading my "home theater" system. I just got an ATV3 a few weeks ago. I have a PS3 and an XBox360 already. I am looking at getting a new TV, then eventually I will look at...
Posted by sdilley14, on Aug 17, 2012 at 10:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That has always been my thought as well. You go... 631 Views / 30 Replies  
That has always been my thought as well. You go from zero existence, to one company making this product, to a thousand other phones out there looking just like it, or if not JUST like it, strikingly...
Posted by sdilley14, on Aug 8, 2012 at 10:38 AM, in Mac News
That was exactly what I was thinking too. Gmail... 378 Views / 17 Replies  
That was exactly what I was thinking too. Gmail has been around for a while now and has always been free and has remained mostly unchanged...where as the Apple email service has bounced around a lot...
Posted by sdilley14, on Jul 27, 2012 at 10:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Considering switching email providers 378 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm considering switching email providers. I have had Hotmail ever since I started using the internet back in 1998 or so. I'm just a little tired of the same ol boring interface and tired of...
Posted by sdilley14, on Jul 27, 2012 at 05:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a new car and I like it, big fuggin deal. A... 1,202 Views / 81 Replies  
It's a new car and I like it, big fuggin deal. A lot of other people like it too. Why do you feel the need to take so much time criticizing that? Spending your time arguing with people and...
Posted by sdilley14, on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I feel ya there man. I have somewhat of an... 229 Views / 19 Replies  
I feel ya there man. I have somewhat of an obsession with Lambo's as well. Funny, last time I went to Vegas I had a buddy snap a picture of me in front of a Ferrari (Rent Me sign in the background,...
Posted by sdilley14, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Put it towards renting a Ferrari or Lambo when... 229 Views / 19 Replies  
Put it towards renting a Ferrari or Lambo when you're in Vegas. :)
Posted by sdilley14, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'll be honest, the center console was a big turn... 1,202 Views / 81 Replies  
I'll be honest, the center console was a big turn off for me too. Surprisingly it has grown on me a little bit. I definitely preferred the look of the Accord center console over the Camry, but it...
Posted by sdilley14, on Jul 16, 2012 at 04:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Camry is definitely growing on me more and... 1,202 Views / 81 Replies  
The Camry is definitely growing on me more and more each day. I think a big part of that is because I got the XLE "top of the line" model. The XLE has an updated gauge cluster (the gauges on the SE...
Posted by sdilley14, on Jul 12, 2012 at 05:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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