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Hell no! Wort Art... 2,506 Views / 81 Replies  
Hell no! Wort Art (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/create-instant-impact-by-using-wordart-HA001055273.aspx), of course!!



That took some looking up....
Posted by effgee, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:08 PM, in Feedback
Nah, nothing that fancy. Marissa just asked me to... 2,506 Views / 81 Replies  
Nah, nothing that fancy. Marissa just asked me to create the print production file off of the Windows Paint mock-up she sent me.
Posted by effgee, on Sep 16, 2013 at 10:51 AM, in Feedback
I remember seeing the Huddler implementation... 2,506 Views / 81 Replies  
I remember seeing the Huddler implementation once. Briefly. Can't comment on the functionality (*), but the look & feel, errr... let's just say there was 'room for improvement'.


(* - couldn't...
Posted by effgee, on Sep 15, 2013 at 09:25 PM, in Feedback
^ It was. The page footer is a bit of a give-away... 2,506 Views / 81 Replies  
^ It was. The page footer is a bit of a give-away :D

And this place looks all the better for it!
Posted by effgee, on Sep 15, 2013 at 12:49 AM, in Feedback
Well, to be bluntly honest - it's reader50's... 2,506 Views / 81 Replies  
Well, to be bluntly honest - it's reader50's coding prowess that provides the staying power. He just happened to have a bunch of old templates, graphics and CSS rules lying about that saved him and...
Posted by effgee, on Sep 15, 2013 at 12:03 AM, in Feedback
Whoa. This is like coming back to what used... 2,506 Views / 81 Replies  
Whoa.

This is like coming back to what used to be one's home town decades later only to find out that nothing whatsoever has changed. Bit unreal that. Kickin' it old school. Very, very, very old...
Posted by effgee, on Sep 14, 2013 at 10:22 PM, in Feedback
Fon vegn! 68,280 Views / 1,290 Replies  
Fon vegn!
Posted by effgee, on Jan 21, 2009 at 06:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In terms of longevity, no contest. Mine's very... 1,221 Views / 43 Replies  
In terms of longevity, no contest. Mine's very similar to yours, it's traveled through three households, been upgraded so many times only the mobo/power supply are original, and runs faithfully to...
Posted by effgee, on Jan 21, 2009 at 04:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My point precisely - you can't have both, artisan... 16,946 Views / 247 Replies  
My point precisely - you can't have both, artisan craftsmanship and Woolworth prices. Everybody places importance on different aspects when purchasing any item, of course, and that's a good thing....
Posted by effgee, on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Interior's still made from materials that make... 16,946 Views / 247 Replies  
Interior's still made from materials that make your average box of LEGO look & feel like the finest of calf leathers. Why anyone would spend a hundred grand on a car made by a company that can't even...
Posted by effgee, on Jan 21, 2009 at 06:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Rrrr ... looks like I'm really no good at this... 1,845 Views / 62 Replies  
Rrrr ... looks like I'm really no good at this explanation thingie :)

Example:
Everyone who's got an iPhone and who frequents this forum will use Mobile Safari at least once to stop by, or...
Posted by effgee, on Sep 29, 2008 at 01:00 PM, in Feedback
Misunderstanding (I didn't express my point... 1,845 Views / 62 Replies  
Misunderstanding (I didn't express my point properly, 'pologies).

My "calculation" above was meant to see whether or not there was a noticeable trend in iPhone traffic - i.e., a significant uptick...
Posted by effgee, on Sep 29, 2008 at 11:02 AM, in Feedback
Of course not, but that's not the point here. ... 1,845 Views / 62 Replies  
Of course not, but that's not the point here.

The point is that so far about a dozen people have inquired about this feature (*) ... I have no access to the server logs, but the question for MacNN...
Posted by effgee, on Sep 26, 2008 at 09:45 PM, in Feedback
The drivel below is my personal opinion - it's... 1,845 Views / 62 Replies  
The drivel below is my personal opinion - it's got nothing to do with what might or might not be going on 'behind the scenes' (I haven't got any information on that).


Now, why anyone would think...
Posted by effgee, on Sep 26, 2008 at 07:17 AM, in Feedback
What would make sense would be an earnest and... 2,442 Views / 139 Replies  
What would make sense would be an earnest and level-headed (!) attempt at pointing out the issue, discussing and - if necessary - fixing it. But who am I kidding, it's not like the folks who brought...
Posted by effgee, on Sep 6, 2008 at 12:05 AM, in Feedback
Imagine turning on the TV to watch a... 2,442 Views / 139 Replies  
Imagine turning on the TV to watch a football/soccer/whatever game between "Team A" and "Team B". Then, after a few minutes you notice that every so often the referee pulls a "Team A" flag out of...
Posted by effgee, on Sep 3, 2008 at 09:59 PM, in Feedback
Poll: http://www.gesamtbild.com/_private_img/_clear.pngh... 1,381 Views / 68 Replies  
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Posted by effgee, on Aug 27, 2008 at 02:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nothing 'wrong' with him per se, he just never... 1,321 Views / 20 Replies  
Nothing 'wrong' with him per se, he just never made it past the second psychosexual stage. No surprise there.
Posted by effgee, on Aug 27, 2008 at 01:24 AM, in Feedback
One of the reasons why this place is in the... 1,156 Views / 47 Replies  
One of the reasons why this place is in the crapper.
Posted by effgee, on Aug 26, 2008 at 01:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Meh, old hats. Nowadays, there's German wines... 805 Views / 32 Replies  
Meh, old hats. Nowadays, there's German wines that make your average French wine taste like anti-freeze (*). And there's bound to be a French microbrewery (**), or three, in comparison to which your...
Posted by effgee, on Aug 23, 2008 at 07:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
True that. Both are great countries. And the... 805 Views / 32 Replies  
True that. Both are great countries.

And the percentage of twats one encounters is the same wherever you go, anyway.
Posted by effgee, on Aug 23, 2008 at 04:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good thing I've got signature images for you... 998 Views / 41 Replies  
Good thing I've got signature images for you that'll prevent that from happening again:

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Posted by effgee, on Aug 23, 2008 at 03:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
One day before last year's mini-vacation, minor... 759 Views / 15 Replies  
One day before last year's mini-vacation, minor panic ensued when we realized we didn't have a small radio to bring along ... so I ran out to the nearest Target with the intention of buying a Tivoli....
Posted by effgee, on Aug 21, 2008 at 12:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes: Asking about this in the 900px thread would... 505 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes: Asking about this in the 900px thread would have saved you the trouble of creating a new one. :)

The majority of the discussions I was referring to did not take place publicly, but were taken...
Posted by effgee, on Aug 18, 2008 at 04:42 PM, in Feedback
^ Please, please, please - with cream on top -... 3,975 Views / 69 Replies  
^ Please, please, please - with cream on top - don't.

This horse (full page rendering of forum content) has been beaten to death so many times, it's not even funny any more. It's always a small,...
Posted by effgee, on Aug 18, 2008 at 12:43 PM, in Feedback
In theory that aspect can be controlled, as usual... 3,975 Views / 69 Replies  
In theory that aspect can be controlled, as usual though, the reality (= the site rendering correctly in all browsers) diverts from that. Ideally (in short posts), the sig image would 'float' into...
Posted by effgee, on Aug 18, 2008 at 12:16 PM, in Feedback
nah, but it's all been spent on hookers, booze... 3,975 Views / 69 Replies  
nah, but it's all been spent on hookers, booze and blow.
Posted by effgee, on Aug 18, 2008 at 11:54 AM, in Feedback
nope. needed money, pawned the shift keys. 3,975 Views / 69 Replies  
nope. needed money, pawned the shift keys.
Posted by effgee, on Aug 18, 2008 at 11:48 AM, in Feedback
. . . <-- Bastid. 3,975 Views / 69 Replies  
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Bastid.
Posted by effgee, on Aug 18, 2008 at 11:41 AM, in Feedback
^ At the default font size, your location remains... 3,975 Views / 69 Replies  
^ At the default font size, your location remains a 'one-liner' once a browser window exceeds a width of 1635 pixels. Yet another reason why I'd do away with that particular piece of meta-information...
Posted by effgee, on Aug 18, 2008 at 11:32 AM, in Feedback
Nope, because a) I'm not a web developer, b) two... 3,975 Views / 69 Replies  
Nope, because a) I'm not a web developer, b) two people don't make a majority, and most importantly c) the way you'd like to see it implemented is a waste of space (same goes for the avatar images)
...
Posted by effgee, on Aug 18, 2008 at 11:20 AM, in Feedback
:err:http://www.gesamtbild.com/_private_img/_clear... 3,975 Views / 69 Replies  
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Posted by effgee, on Aug 18, 2008 at 11:06 AM, in Feedback
Sorry to be so blunt, but that makes even less... 3,975 Views / 69 Replies  
Sorry to be so blunt, but that makes even less sense.

Hypothetically, this would work if all users were forced to enter such information (and keep it up to date), and if it were placed in proper...
Posted by effgee, on Aug 18, 2008 at 10:53 AM, in Feedback
I agree, the signature rules should be updated -... 3,975 Views / 69 Replies  
I agree, the signature rules should be updated - to get rid of any kind of text in the signature (beyond ... let's say, 30 characters or so; = the approx. width of the sig images) altogether.

I'm...
Posted by effgee, on Aug 18, 2008 at 05:14 AM, in Feedback
The PL is one of the reasons why I stopped... 689 Views / 20 Replies  
The PL is one of the reasons why I stopped visiting this place regularly - just having to look at the title of the last post (*) in that sh*thole when opening the lounge gives me a skin condition....
Posted by effgee, on Aug 16, 2008 at 11:57 AM, in Feedback
It looks quite different today than it did a week... 710 Views / 9 Replies  
It looks quite different today than it did a week ago.

:)
Posted by effgee, on Jul 27, 2008 at 05:30 PM, in Feedback
Beginning a sentence with "Every couple of years... 2,511 Views / 215 Replies  
Beginning a sentence with "Every couple of years I take a look at Linux ..." makes it sort obvious that Mas' was talking about a personal experience, no? Yeah, he could have made the personal...
Posted by effgee, on Jul 27, 2008 at 05:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I know, but it looks nicer without the leading... 2,511 Views / 215 Replies  
I know, but it looks nicer without the leading slash, prerogative of the pixel-pusher :D


Yeah, it's a shame that so many (commercial) mainstream apps aren't available for Linux. I hope that's...
Posted by effgee, on Jul 27, 2008 at 01:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The only rubbish here is declaring other people's... 2,511 Views / 215 Replies  
The only rubbish here is declaring other people's opinions to be rubbish because they aren't congruent with your own. The fact of the matter is that there are quite a few production environments in...
Posted by effgee, on Jul 26, 2008 at 11:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
^^ Yep, trimmer. Get one with Ti-coated (or... 1,311 Views / 49 Replies  
^^ Yep, trimmer. Get one with Ti-coated (or similar) blades, saves you from having to oil them.

^ My skin is like that, too. Have you tried Clinique's shaving stuff? I use the shaving gel...
Posted by effgee, on Jul 23, 2008 at 06:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Und? Das letzte Mal, dass ich von einem... 68,280 Views / 1,290 Replies  
Und?

Das letzte Mal, dass ich von einem Autounfall gehört hab', mussten auch nicht 370000 Einwohner in einem Radius von 30 km um die Unfallstelle evakuiert werden.

Nur recht, dass da mit...
Posted by effgee, on Jul 22, 2008 at 05:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nö, aber wir entziehen Autos die Erlaubnis auf... 68,280 Views / 1,290 Replies  
Nö, aber wir entziehen Autos die Erlaubnis auf öffentlichen Strassen zu fahren wenn deren Zustand nicht den gängigen Vorschriften entspricht, aka TÜV.

Moral von der Geschicht' - Bundeswehr nach...
Posted by effgee, on Jul 22, 2008 at 04:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
^ Oh, I know - I recently began looking at new... 10,614 Views / 85 Replies  
^ Oh, I know - I recently began looking at new cars (we'll need a second one soon), and aside from the Krauts and the odd "exotic" there's nothing in the wagon segment. Not even the Japanese...
Posted by effgee, on Jul 21, 2008 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
First, and most importantly: I'm not trying to... 10,614 Views / 85 Replies  
First, and most importantly: I'm not trying to tell anyone what car they should buy/drive, I honestly couldn't care less. If someone needs a four-wheeler and the additional ground clearance, by all...
Posted by effgee, on Jul 21, 2008 at 03:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What? Are you trying to tell people that a... 10,614 Views / 85 Replies  
What?

Are you trying to tell people that a BMW M3 will get better gas mileage at that speed than a Prius because you watched TopGear? I watched that show, too - and am astounded that anyone could...
Posted by effgee, on Jul 21, 2008 at 01:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Spot the jerk.[/QUOTE] Na, na, na - one shan't... 1,039 Views / 48 Replies  
Spot the jerk.[/QUOTE]
Na, na, na - one shan't be so quick to judge. You never know, Kerrigan's post might've been the intro to a confession. After all, low-points, once achieved, do have the...
Posted by effgee, on Jul 15, 2008 at 03:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A thread about electronic music with twenty-eight... 1,039 Views / 48 Replies  
A thread about electronic music with twenty-eight replies and not one mention of Kraftwerk (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kraftwerk)?

Preposterous.

Die Roboter...
Posted by effgee, on Jul 15, 2008 at 01:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Rrrr ... regular users ... 1,762 Views / 48 Replies  
Rrrr ... regular users

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banned users
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Posted by effgee, on Jul 5, 2008 at 04:41 PM, in Feedback
http://www.gesamtbild.com/_private_img/_clear.pngh... 1,762 Views / 48 Replies  
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Posted by effgee, on Jul 5, 2008 at 12:45 PM, in Feedback
^ Intermittent DNS troubles with my private... 1,762 Views / 48 Replies  
^ Intermittent DNS troubles with my private domain ... this one will show up:

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Posted by effgee, on Jul 5, 2008 at 03:01 AM, in Feedback
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