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Really? I thought it was worthy of mention. I... 5,682 Views / 216 Replies  
Really? I thought it was worthy of mention. I hate those jerks and thought people might like to know about it.
Tell you what. Since I screwed up, I'll go delete my account.
Posted by synthfiend, on Oct 7, 2011 at 09:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Unreal. 5,682 Views / 216 Replies  
WBC is going to picket Steve's funeral.

Westboro Baptist Church uses iPhone to announce protest at Steve Jobs’s funeral - Under God - The Washington Post...
Posted by synthfiend, on Oct 6, 2011 at 09:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks, I'll give it a whirl tonight... 4,928 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks, I'll give it a whirl tonight...
Posted by synthfiend, on Jun 30, 2011 at 05:16 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Sorry! I'm on a Mac Pro 1.1 (2006), have... 4,928 Views / 7 Replies  
Sorry!
I'm on a Mac Pro 1.1 (2006), have partitioned a drive for bootcamp, then when boot camp assistant reboots to install windows, I get an error that says: "Press any key to boot from CD". No key...
Posted by synthfiend, on Jun 30, 2011 at 04:36 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Any tips on Making Win 7 64 install ona mac pro 1.1? 4,928 Views / 7 Replies  
I've got a full license for Windows 7 64 Ultimate, yet, when I try to boot the mac with it, no dice. I set up my 12 core@work without any trouble. I suspect it's the EFI32, and someone suggested I...
Posted by synthfiend, on Jun 30, 2011 at 09:30 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Mac to SMB volume question. 631 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm having massive crashes while saving files from Illustrator and Photoshop to an smb volume, so I have been given a G5 to use as a small server. It's just a test to see if it would work better—A...
Posted by synthfiend, on Jun 10, 2011 at 10:50 AM, in Networking
Oh, I'm on it. 1,754 Views / 33 Replies  
Oh, I'm on it.
Posted by synthfiend, on May 7, 2011 at 10:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks everyone. I am planning to stay for the... 1,754 Views / 33 Replies  
Thanks everyone. I am planning to stay for the time being. But, I am sharply aware that problems like this rarely get better. They only get worse. I'll learn a cad program that can output solid...
Posted by synthfiend, on May 6, 2011 at 11:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmm. They're having trouble. The 2 blokes they... 1,754 Views / 33 Replies  
Hmmm. They're having trouble.
The 2 blokes they interviewed don't know (real quote from one here) frou-frou graphics. Just good hard nosed CAD.
It hurt me deep inside that they wouldn't work for...
Posted by synthfiend, on May 5, 2011 at 09:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They are in the process of hiring a CAD guy with... 1,754 Views / 33 Replies  
They are in the process of hiring a CAD guy with Autocad and Max experience. I'm re-doing my resume tonight.
I'm really sad, but this isn't a good fit for me if they can just replace me like that....
Posted by synthfiend, on May 4, 2011 at 07:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I met with HR and stated that if they wanted me... 1,754 Views / 33 Replies  
I met with HR and stated that if they wanted me to be an engineer, we could discuss it with myself, "him" and HR present.
I already build models, but models in a typical app are not solid geometry,...
Posted by synthfiend, on May 3, 2011 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mandatory Career Change 1,754 Views / 33 Replies  
I hope someone out there can shed light on this. It's a doozy.

I am a graphic designer. I use Photoshop, Illustrator and a 3D app on a daily basis. I build and modify models, apply texture maps to...
Posted by synthfiend, on May 3, 2011 at 06:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"At this point, the only fix is to not apply the... 2,214 Views / 19 Replies  
"At this point, the only fix is to not apply the update, or revert your system to 10.6.6. Or disable all Postscript fonts on your Mac. Word is that Apple and Adobe are working on the problem."
...
Posted by synthfiend, on Apr 11, 2011 at 04:34 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks, fellas. I thought as much. I'm at 6 GB... 848 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, fellas. I thought as much.
I'm at 6 GB ram now, and that seems to be quite nice. I think it'll last for at least 2 more years before I buy a new Mac Pro—which is more than I can say for my...
Posted by synthfiend, on Nov 12, 2010 at 10:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Question about original Mac Pro 2006 848 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all.
I've got a 2006 Dual 3 ghz Xeon Mac Pro, and plan to keep it awhile longer—It's been great except needing a new video card 1 month before applecare was up. My question is this: If it's the...
Posted by synthfiend, on Nov 11, 2010 at 10:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Think Graham Chapman screaming it in a falsetto,... 5,164 Views / 275 Replies  
Think Graham Chapman screaming it in a falsetto, not a redneck uttering "You're one, aintcha?"
No offense intended towards gay folks.
Posted by synthfiend, on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/7f/Grah... 5,164 Views / 275 Replies  
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/7f/Graham_Chapman_Colonel.jpg
Posted by synthfiend, on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Buncha pansie-arsed dork lickers. I'd rather... 997 Views / 28 Replies  
Buncha pansie-arsed dork lickers.

I'd rather see Faith+1

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c54/always_loyal_to_enrique/faith1.jpg
Posted by synthfiend, on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Has to be Scotland. Galen's an Engineer. :D 234,588 Views / 4,986 Replies  
Has to be Scotland. Galen's an Engineer. :D
Posted by synthfiend, on Mar 25, 2009 at 12:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Boot camp on Mac Pro 3 ghz Xeon 467 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm using Windows XP SP3 on my 2006 Mac Pro.
XP is seeing my superdrive as a CD Burner, and even though it sees that, won't burn at all.
I tried update drivers in device manager and no joy. I also...
Posted by synthfiend, on Mar 17, 2009 at 11:02 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Predictions: 100 years from now, Apple will... 1,047 Views / 41 Replies  
Predictions:
100 years from now, Apple will still be making computers.
This forum will still exist.
Cash will be here as a bot his ex-wife wrote.

That makes me all warm inside.
Posted by synthfiend, on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's spelt Tgh, (The Cylons took the... 234,588 Views / 4,986 Replies  
It's spelt Tgh,

(The Cylons took the "I".)
Posted by synthfiend, on Feb 15, 2009 at 09:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In the interest of Nom-noms. 451 Views / 8 Replies  
This will make your Christmas/Hannukah/Kwanzaa quite nice indeed.

Corn Pudding
(Elmira Brewerʼs Recipe)
Ingredients:
4 Eggs, Beaten • 2 Teaspoon Corn Starch • 1.5 Cup Sugar or Splenda (No...
Posted by synthfiend, on Dec 2, 2008 at 01:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought cash was supposed to be banned every... 412 Views / 23 Replies  
I thought cash was supposed to be banned every time he makes up a new account?
Posted by synthfiend, on Oct 2, 2008 at 10:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How about "Tig, Tig Bitties"! 1,842 Views / 86 Replies  
How about "Tig, Tig Bitties"!
Posted by synthfiend, on Sep 30, 2008 at 01:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Free ball texture maps 635 Views / 0 Replies  
I am looking for tex maps of basketballs, footballs, soccer, volleyball, etc.
Searched google and found a lot that I have to pay for. Does anyone know where I can find some for free?
I'm going to...
Posted by synthfiend, on Sep 23, 2008 at 04:05 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
We need to find out who this dude's wife is, hip... 24,124 Views / 47 Replies  
We need to find out who this dude's wife is, hip her to this, and give her a pistol with blanks in it.

When he sticks his head in the window she'll give him a surprise of his own, POP! POP!POP!....
Posted by synthfiend, on Sep 4, 2008 at 08:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Watch out, he'll ban you. 4,539 Views / 54 Replies  
Watch out, he'll ban you.
Posted by synthfiend, on Aug 29, 2008 at 08:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
This planet houston has a strange surface... ... 794 Views / 18 Replies  
This planet houston has a strange surface...

http://www.moonbattery.com/archives/zodportrait.jpg
Posted by synthfiend, on Aug 23, 2008 at 10:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"(Katie Holmes turning down her part was a total... 6,989 Views / 302 Replies  
"(Katie Holmes turning down her part was a total coup)'

A coup for whom? Super Adventure Club?

Gale Harold (played Brian Kinney on the American Version of Queer as Folk) would have been my...
Posted by synthfiend, on Jul 21, 2008 at 01:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you think retail was bad, try working for... 1,016 Views / 40 Replies  
If you think retail was bad, try working for corporate.
Posted by synthfiend, on Jun 5, 2008 at 10:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Found it! 10,646 Views / 102 Replies  
http://i26.tinypic.com/70hs91.jpg
Posted by synthfiend, on Jun 2, 2008 at 02:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think that Lawyer is the last Cylon. And I'm... 234,588 Views / 4,986 Replies  
I think that Lawyer is the last Cylon. And I'm not the only one.

The Final Cylon of Battlestar Galactica - Episode by Episode Commentary...
Posted by synthfiend, on May 2, 2008 at 12:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, It's spelled TGH, cos the Cylons took... 234,588 Views / 4,986 Replies  
Actually, It's spelled TGH, cos the Cylons took the "I".
:D
Posted by synthfiend, on Apr 28, 2008 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone else notice 234,588 Views / 4,986 Replies  
Anyone else notice that Alpha Centauri is a trinary system?
And from BSG WIki:

The constellation Orion appears in this episode. It is clearly visible in the background of the basestars shortly...
Posted by synthfiend, on Apr 21, 2008 at 05:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks! I thought it would be something like... 481 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks! I thought it would be something like that. Colorsync never even occured to me. I totally forgot that there's no such animal on Windows. :rolleyes:
Posted by synthfiend, on Apr 18, 2008 at 10:55 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Color Oddity 481 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok, so I have a coworker that has a photo of 2 peeps shot in sRGB.
He opens it in the default windows image viewer and in explorer, and the colors in his face are orange-ish, but no really that bad....
Posted by synthfiend, on Apr 17, 2008 at 05:29 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
You're kidding. THAT's why AvP2 won't work in... 2,887 Views / 49 Replies  
You're kidding. THAT's why AvP2 won't work in Boot Camp?

#$&!%$@!!!
Posted by synthfiend, on Apr 15, 2008 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
I guess I'm wondering how drivers are handled. ... 4,123 Views / 182 Replies  
I guess I'm wondering how drivers are handled.
If I go out and buy an HP tomorrow, like my inlaws did, even if I do install OSX on a second drive, will OSX see both optical drives, plus the...
Posted by synthfiend, on Apr 15, 2008 at 11:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Gee, um... Spaghetti? No no... Umm...... 234,588 Views / 4,986 Replies  
Gee, um... Spaghetti?

No no... Umm... Burrito Torrent?
Posted by synthfiend, on Apr 7, 2008 at 12:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think she has a leg to stand on. 2,470 Views / 67 Replies  
I don't think she has a leg to stand on.
Posted by synthfiend, on Mar 12, 2008 at 11:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
<duplicate> 2,470 Views / 67 Replies  
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Posted by synthfiend, on Mar 12, 2008 at 11:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Every time I use bittorrent, my phone service... 18,733 Views / 28 Replies  
Every time I use bittorrent, my phone service dies until I am done seeding.
No joke, and it is 100% reproducible.

Comcast is "looking very closely" at the problem.
And has been for 6 weeks with...
Posted by synthfiend, on Feb 19, 2008 at 01:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
-47.15,-126.716667 - Google Maps... 2,168 Views / 33 Replies  
-47.15,-126.716667 - Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=-47.15,-126.716667&spn=0.3,0.3&t=k&q=-47.15,-126.716667)
Posted by synthfiend, on Feb 2, 2008 at 10:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's not garbage. 2,168 Views / 33 Replies  
He is risen!!!!

R'lyeh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R'lyeh)
Posted by synthfiend, on Feb 2, 2008 at 10:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've had really good luck with this: Buy.com... 618 Views / 13 Replies  
I've had really good luck with this:

Buy.com - LCM-22w3 Black 22'' Widescreen LCD Monitor (22'', 1680x1050, 5ms, DVI) - LCM-22W3...
Posted by synthfiend, on Jan 11, 2008 at 10:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I did. Unfortunately, things are a little dead... 694 Views / 9 Replies  
I did.
Unfortunately, things are a little dead right now due to Christmas.

:-\
Posted by synthfiend, on Dec 12, 2007 at 04:40 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Sweet! So, they fired me. :eek: Merry... 694 Views / 9 Replies  
Sweet!
So, they fired me. :eek:

Merry Christmas.
Posted by synthfiend, on Dec 11, 2007 at 07:10 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
It was an Alps printer. Really nice, but mine... 16,387 Views / 6 Replies  
It was an Alps printer.
Really nice, but mine was SCSI and I had to get rid of it. Never had a single problem printing white.

There are USB versions around, but I don't know what the availability...
Posted by synthfiend, on Nov 30, 2007 at 09:05 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
http://www.myconfinedspace.com/wp-content/uploads/... 2,691 Views / 73 Replies  
http://www.myconfinedspace.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/fast_20car.thumbnail.jpg
Posted by synthfiend, on Nov 10, 2007 at 12:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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