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Poll: A couple of weeks ago I took my boys fishing at a... 926 Views / 55 Replies  
A couple of weeks ago I took my boys fishing at a local reservoir. There is a box on the roadway leading up to the reservoir and envelopes in the box to put money in; they want you to pay $7 per...
Posted by torsoboy, on Sep 24, 2013 at 11:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I found what the spider was. It was a juvenile... 805 Views / 39 Replies  
I found what the spider was. It was a juvenile Western Black Widow. Here's a few links to pages talking about it:

Western Black Widow - Latrodectus hesperus - BugGuide.Net...
Posted by torsoboy, on Sep 24, 2013 at 02:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am in Southern Utah, so I guess it can't be... 805 Views / 39 Replies  
I am in Southern Utah, so I guess it can't be that one. That one is pretty dang scary looking too though!
Posted by torsoboy, on Sep 20, 2013 at 12:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, cause spiders only come in one size.... 805 Views / 39 Replies  
Yeah, cause spiders only come in one size. :rolleyes:
Posted by torsoboy, on Sep 19, 2013 at 11:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed! And having our two year old running in... 805 Views / 39 Replies  
Agreed! And having our two year old running in and out right next to it was kinda freaky too. The spider is dead now (smooshed all over the wall), but I would still like to know what kind of spider...
Posted by torsoboy, on Sep 19, 2013 at 08:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Help identify a scary looking spider we found 805 Views / 39 Replies  
We had this spider crawling on our house today by our back door and we're trying to figure out what type of spider it is. It's pretty scary looking, so I didn't put anything up next to it to show...
Posted by torsoboy, on Sep 19, 2013 at 07:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks, besson3c. Receiving your PM a... 439 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, besson3c.

Receiving your PM a little bit ago has opened a whole new world of designer possibilities up to me. I never even knew parallax design existed. Definitely awesome stuff. ...
Posted by torsoboy, on Jun 8, 2013 at 01:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Finding a talented UI/UX designer 439 Views / 3 Replies  
Do you guys have any recommendations on how to find a few companies with talented web UI/UX designers? I am looking to get some bids on a fairly large web project ($50k-$75k), but all of the...
Posted by torsoboy, on Jun 8, 2013 at 03:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah man, this one sucks for the gal that got it: ... 726 Views / 29 Replies  
Ah man, this one sucks for the gal that got it: hanzismatter.blogspot.com (http://hanzismatter.blogspot.de/2013/01/from-angel-r.html)
Posted by torsoboy, on Jun 8, 2013 at 02:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree, those are horrible! I almost couldn't... 431 Views / 25 Replies  
I agree, those are horrible! I almost couldn't watch them. I wonder if they have a new company doing their ads, or what happened.
Posted by torsoboy, on Jul 28, 2012 at 07:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Children under 10 can't be guilty of a criminal... 4,596 Views / 333 Replies  
Children under 10 can't be guilty of a criminal act in France. Very interesting.
Posted by torsoboy, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. Usually just flicking it, to tease the... 4,596 Views / 333 Replies  
Yes. Usually just flicking it, to tease the girl, without the intention of actually seeing or doing anything.


No. This type of behavior has NEVER been tolerated and has never been something of...
Posted by torsoboy, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It would be great for HR or any other professions... 620 Views / 7 Replies  
It would be great for HR or any other professions that rely on contracts for a large part of their business (contractors, photographers, service people of all types, etc.).

In my experience...
Posted by torsoboy, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPad app marketing - any experience with it? 620 Views / 7 Replies  
I have been working with multiple teams of mobile developers for the past year and a half on an iPad app, and on Friday we finally got the app to a point where I felt good about releasing it to the...
Posted by torsoboy, on Sep 12, 2011 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought it was pretty funny when he threatened... 1,548 Views / 46 Replies  
I thought it was pretty funny when he threatened them that they would leave the city if it wasn't approved. :D It was like, "let us do it, or you'll be very sorry."
Posted by torsoboy, on Jun 9, 2011 at 12:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Since you said it wasn't your boss who told you... 1,526 Views / 33 Replies  
Since you said it wasn't your boss who told you all of this, it would seem that the logical thing to do would be to go to your boss and talk to him about it. He would then talk to the co-owner. It...
Posted by torsoboy, on May 4, 2011 at 01:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
She almost didn't sound spoiled, since her mom... 3,413 Views / 201 Replies  
She almost didn't sound spoiled, since her mom refused to buy the car (before being threatened with a gun) and then turned her daughter into the police afterwards. But then her mom decided to not...
Posted by torsoboy, on Apr 23, 2011 at 08:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The way that I have seen/heard about "speaking in... 913 Views / 38 Replies  
The way that I have seen/heard about "speaking in tongues" and "interpreting tongues" is when a person is speaking to a person (or group of people) that does not speak the same language yet both...
Posted by torsoboy, on Apr 22, 2011 at 10:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
- people who ding your car door in the mall... 3,413 Views / 201 Replies  
- people who ding your car door in the mall parking lot and then act as if they did nothing wrong.
Posted by torsoboy, on Apr 21, 2011 at 10:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
... work as cashiers and try to talk for 10... 3,413 Views / 201 Replies  
... work as cashiers and try to talk for 10 minutes with everyone in line while lazily swiping an item every 30 seconds or so.

... post on forums and type their name on the bottom of each of their...
Posted by torsoboy, on Apr 20, 2011 at 04:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I also agree that you are most likely valuing... 722 Views / 34 Replies  
I also agree that you are most likely valuing your company too highly. The investors know what the current value of your company is, or they wouldn't be investing. Right now all you have is "the...
Posted by torsoboy, on Apr 9, 2011 at 02:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've had it installed for the past 6 months or so... 1,187 Views / 6 Replies  
I've had it installed for the past 6 months or so (my bank suggested it), and I kind of like it. It has three good things going for it: 1) it keeps my passwords safer than they otherwise would be,...
Posted by torsoboy, on Mar 23, 2011 at 11:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The AT&T rules kind of remind me of the rules... 1,994 Views / 61 Replies  
The AT&T rules kind of remind me of the rules that I have seen in some (non-all you can eat) restaurants where sharing your plate of food is not allowed. Ridiculous. But, there will always be...
Posted by torsoboy, on Mar 23, 2011 at 10:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the first-hand experience example! ... 585 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for the first-hand experience example! That is crazy that they are so busy.


Yes, this is what I was meaning. But, since they are so crazy busy, I am going to try my darndest to be there...
Posted by torsoboy, on Mar 14, 2011 at 04:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Like I said, I haven't been into an Apple store... 585 Views / 12 Replies  
Like I said, I haven't been into an Apple store before and I don't know how everything works. I've also never been to a computer store that required appointments, so how am I supposed to know this...
Posted by torsoboy, on Mar 14, 2011 at 03:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So, is the appointment with the genius bar... 585 Views / 12 Replies  
So, is the appointment with the genius bar required? I will be with my 4 little kids and making it to set appointments doesn't always work out as well as planned.

Also, is it always crazy-busy in...
Posted by torsoboy, on Mar 13, 2011 at 11:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple store question 585 Views / 12 Replies  
I have never been into an Apple store, and I'd like to know how I would go about getting an iPhone replaced in the store. The phone is a refurbished iPhone 3GS that I got from them online a little...
Posted by torsoboy, on Mar 13, 2011 at 07:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It seemed like a very awkward announcement. He... 3,139 Views / 242 Replies  
It seemed like a very awkward announcement. He would say something that he thought was awesome, pause for an applause which never came, and then move on to the next piece. Over and over. Very...
Posted by torsoboy, on Mar 2, 2011 at 07:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Boasting is still not cool, but discussing... 1,066 Views / 54 Replies  
Boasting is still not cool, but discussing personal finances is definitely not taboo like it used to be. In fact, it's all the rage. They even have apps that let you tweet every purchase you make.
Posted by torsoboy, on Feb 7, 2011 at 08:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Spam reporting through Yahoo! has always been too... 910 Views / 28 Replies  
Spam reporting through Yahoo! has always been too easy, so I am happy for the change. We get significantly more "spam complaints" from Yahoo! accounts than from anywhere else. People know who we...
Posted by torsoboy, on Jan 31, 2011 at 06:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Installing apps on a mac is kind of confusing. I... 1,106 Views / 55 Replies  
Installing apps on a mac is kind of confusing. I just started using a mac on a semi-regular basis a couple of months ago, and there is nothing in the installation process that helps you know what's...
Posted by torsoboy, on Jan 15, 2011 at 02:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Try baby powder. 1,045 Views / 17 Replies  
Try baby powder.
Posted by torsoboy, on Jan 8, 2011 at 11:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree as well that they will probably be losing... 2,611 Views / 57 Replies  
I agree as well that they will probably be losing the optical drives in as many of their machines as they can. Receiving a 30% commission on every app sold for the mac is a pretty powerful incentive...
Posted by torsoboy, on Jan 1, 2011 at 12:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
It is an option for everyone (in the US at least). 7,872 Views / 65 Replies  
It is an option for everyone (in the US at least).
Posted by torsoboy, on Dec 28, 2010 at 01:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Let me tell you about a situation that happened... 7,872 Views / 65 Replies  
Let me tell you about a situation that happened to us recently, and then you can decide just how arbitrary credit card conflict resolutions are:

We ran a transaction for some personal photographs...
Posted by torsoboy, on Dec 8, 2010 at 03:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, the primary difference between my answer... 7,872 Views / 65 Replies  
Well, the primary difference between my answer and the ones before mine (including yours specifically) was that the ones before mine answered as if they had the inside information from Apple as to...
Posted by torsoboy, on Dec 8, 2010 at 03:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You people are a joke. You have no idea why... 7,872 Views / 65 Replies  
You people are a joke. You have no idea why Apple doesn't have PayPal setup. PayPal is becoming more and more prominent all the time, and MANY (the majority?) of the largest retailers offer PayPal...
Posted by torsoboy, on Dec 7, 2010 at 01:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So no Black Friday goers on here? That is very... 1,319 Views / 62 Replies  
So no Black Friday goers on here? That is very odd, considering that 50% of surveyed American's planned on shopping on black friday.
Posted by torsoboy, on Nov 27, 2010 at 09:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What did you get on Black Friday? 1,319 Views / 62 Replies  
So black friday is now officially over here. So, what did everyone manage to get? What was the best priced item you got, and how were the lines at the stores? See any crazy stuff happen (people...
Posted by torsoboy, on Nov 27, 2010 at 02:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You've got me interested in the Galaxy Tab... I... 10,669 Views / 310 Replies  
You've got me interested in the Galaxy Tab... I will check it out for sure. I love that I can surf very easily with my iPad, but I hate that 1/3 of the sites I visit don't fully function because...
Posted by torsoboy, on Nov 23, 2010 at 03:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's too different from email to use as email (no... 591 Views / 22 Replies  
It's too different from email to use as email (no subject line, no CCs, etc.), and I am not on Facebook enough to care if it shows up in my message stream. So, I won't be using it. And I definitely...
Posted by torsoboy, on Nov 15, 2010 at 09:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Lol :lol: I like it! Maybe I will try... 627 Views / 34 Replies  
Lol :lol:



I like it! Maybe I will try something variation of this. Some mystery gifts.



See the comment above about everyone being Mormon?
Posted by torsoboy, on Nov 10, 2010 at 04:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I had to lookup "Tardis" to see what this was. I... 627 Views / 34 Replies  
I had to lookup "Tardis" to see what this was. I wonder if many others would know what it is right off the bat.

The business is an online storefront provider for professional photographers...
Posted by torsoboy, on Nov 10, 2010 at 10:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A little more information about our employees:... 627 Views / 34 Replies  
A little more information about our employees: none of our employees live near each other (everyone is in different cities/states), and they all work from home. So a local restaurant certificate...
Posted by torsoboy, on Nov 9, 2010 at 09:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I already have a couple of those to give out;... 627 Views / 34 Replies  
I already have a couple of those to give out; looking for something else.
Posted by torsoboy, on Nov 9, 2010 at 06:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Company Xmas Gifts Under $100? 627 Views / 34 Replies  
Our company is having a Christmas party, and I have the task of getting some gifts/giveaways. All of the employees are under 35, and we will have an equal amount of guys/gals at the party. I am at...
Posted by torsoboy, on Nov 9, 2010 at 05:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd pay extra to have flash and to get away from... 892 Views / 38 Replies  
I'd pay extra to have flash and to get away from the App Store.
Posted by torsoboy, on Oct 23, 2010 at 10:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't get the outrage. But, to each his own. 579 Views / 19 Replies  
I don't get the outrage. But, to each his own.
Posted by torsoboy, on Oct 18, 2010 at 12:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've seen it, and I thought it was good. It's... 1,105 Views / 21 Replies  
I've seen it, and I thought it was good. It's not an action show, and it is not a comedy, and it has very little skin, but it is interesting and kept me interested through the whole thing.
Posted by torsoboy, on Oct 11, 2010 at 10:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Super; I will give that a shot. Thanks! 919 Views / 28 Replies  
Super; I will give that a shot. Thanks!
Posted by torsoboy, on Oct 5, 2010 at 12:04 PM, in Developer Center
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