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For the record: I am no historian of Jazz! I... 891 Views / 63 Replies  
For the record: I am no historian of Jazz!
I love MIles' music prior to this period. Sketches of Spain, Kind of Blue, Porgy & Bess, & Bags Grove are always in heavy rotation on the MBP. I didn't...
Posted by Rev-O, on Nov 14, 2010 at 10:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol: that line cracked me up! Of course Michio... 637 Views / 9 Replies  
:lol: that line cracked me up! Of course Michio Kaku swears up and down that string theory, ahem, M Theory, is provable and has predictive quality. And what more evidence do you need than the word of...
Posted by Rev-O, on Nov 13, 2010 at 12:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hein Gericke Ranger is pretty close, though not... 471 Views / 3 Replies  
Hein Gericke Ranger is pretty close, though not available any more.
Here is one for sale in the ATL...
Posted by Rev-O, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Correlation does not necessarily mean causation.... 1,397 Views / 62 Replies  
Correlation does not necessarily mean causation. Case in point is was the autoimmune/silicone breast implant issue.
Posted by Rev-O, on Aug 29, 2010 at 02:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, fer feks sake, I thought I quoted :brick: 2,491 Views / 95 Replies  
Oh, fer feks sake, I thought I quoted :brick:
Posted by Rev-O, on Aug 28, 2010 at 03:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Two independent civilian panels recommended no... 2,491 Views / 95 Replies  
Two independent civilian panels recommended no action being taken against the police officers for this after reviewing the entire case, not just a few minutes of video. Guy on the phone was...
Posted by Rev-O, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It is not just that better techniques in... 1,397 Views / 62 Replies  
It is not just that better techniques in diagnosis are leading to the rise in autism, it is also that the spectrum of autism has been broadened dramatically to include many previously non-autistic...
Posted by Rev-O, on Aug 25, 2010 at 09:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Dangerously close to my family recipe. Taters ... 1,033 Views / 39 Replies  
Dangerously close to my family recipe.
Taters
Bacon
Hard boiled eggs
Red Onion (sliced really thin
Mustard
Mayo
Sweet pickle juice
Diced sweet pickle (we use our homemade sweet pickles for...
Posted by Rev-O, on Jun 2, 2010 at 05:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yah. Not that Nabby has been bad, but he... 2,769 Views / 159 Replies  
Yah. Not that Nabby has been bad, but he certainly isn't throwing up a wall by any stretch of the imagination. Despite the disparity in shots on goal, the number of goals is even. Call the some of...
Posted by Rev-O, on Apr 22, 2010 at 08:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sharks have been seriously dominant in this... 2,769 Views / 159 Replies  
Sharks have been seriously dominant in this series so far! Sorry, mistook the Sharks for a #1 seed that isn't struggling against a #8 seed that wasn't supposed to make the play offs.
Seriously, last...
Posted by Rev-O, on Apr 21, 2010 at 10:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed. I completely wear out a pair of work... 3,856 Views / 62 Replies  
Agreed. I completely wear out a pair of work boots in about 12 months. Doesn't seem to matter if they are Carolinas, Red Wings, or cheap ass Sears & Roebuck. Catching pipe and chunks of steel with my...
Posted by Rev-O, on Apr 17, 2010 at 03:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
First round exit for the Avs. Shame, but I can... 2,769 Views / 159 Replies  
First round exit for the Avs. Shame, but I can live with it considering they were the preseason favorites for Western Conference cellar dweller.
Posted by Rev-O, on Apr 13, 2010 at 07:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Right around the time that Packard's original... 1,244 Views / 9 Replies  
"Right around the time that Packard's original book was published, a market research consultant named James Vicary set up a special projector inside a movie theater in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Over the...
Posted by Rev-O, on Mar 10, 2010 at 07:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ebert had the best review of Transformers 2... 21,214 Views / 412 Replies  
Ebert had the best review of Transformers 2 (http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090623/REVIEWS/906239997). The first paragraph makes me laugh.

Aside from being another...
Posted by Rev-O, on Dec 16, 2009 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mine is "Nyogtha" Geeky, yes, but weird geeky... 1,336 Views / 27 Replies  
Mine is "Nyogtha"
Geeky, yes, but weird geeky at least.
Posted by Rev-O, on Dec 5, 2009 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Add to that styling that few were enamored with.... 803 Views / 17 Replies  
Add to that styling that few were enamored with. Buell produced their best bikes when they were using HDs heavy and underperforming mills which were woefully inadequate for a sportbike... but a least...
Posted by Rev-O, on Oct 18, 2009 at 07:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Y'know, you're probably correct. My PC sawzall is... 3,267 Views / 55 Replies  
Y'know, you're probably correct. My PC sawzall is a beastly mofo, whereas the Milwaukee I use at work is a step down in size and beastlyness.
Milwaukee make a hell of a hand held bandsaw, that's for...
Posted by Rev-O, on Oct 8, 2009 at 08:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Bosch table saw I have is the smooth as silk... 3,267 Views / 55 Replies  
The Bosch table saw I have is the smooth as silk rip fence collapsable stand model. Fairly high end. Wonderful tool. HIghly recommended.
DeWalt jigsaws range from overpriced crap to amazing. I...
Posted by Rev-O, on Oct 7, 2009 at 07:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Makita is also good depending on what you want. I... 3,267 Views / 55 Replies  
Makita is also good depending on what you want. I have a Makita dual slide compound miter saw that I picked over the competitions because of the cleanness of cut, power, weight and features. Makita's...
Posted by Rev-O, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's a fine looking tiger! 908 Views / 27 Replies  
That's a fine looking tiger!
Posted by Rev-O, on Aug 26, 2009 at 01:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: 1,825 Views / 58 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Rev-O, on Aug 26, 2009 at 01:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hope he has an injury free season and plays... 1,825 Views / 58 Replies  
I hope he has an injury free season and plays monumentally bad. Brett has become a serious media whore.
Posted by Rev-O, on Aug 25, 2009 at 05:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ask about oscars and you'll see pretty much two... 908 Views / 27 Replies  
Ask about oscars and you'll see pretty much two groups of people: oscar haters and oscar lovers!
I fall into the oscar lover camp. Sure they're bastards, but that's they're charm! ;)
Oscars will...
Posted by Rev-O, on Aug 25, 2009 at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Honestly, I'm not knowledgeable on the... 865 Views / 38 Replies  
Honestly, I'm not knowledgeable on the particulars of the Scottish law in question, but there is a difference between allowing for a compassionate release and mandating a compassionate release. In...
Posted by Rev-O, on Aug 25, 2009 at 02:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Dumbass workers. You never leave an open manhole... 1,480 Views / 79 Replies  
Dumbass workers. You never leave an open manhole unattended.
Get cones. Uncover manhole. If cones are in place and a worker was attending the manhole there would be no issues as they took...
Posted by Rev-O, on Jul 12, 2009 at 07:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are (I'd assume) almost always statutes in... 2,890 Views / 60 Replies  
There are (I'd assume) almost always statutes in place about such things, and in most cases, the police have no say over it. Enforcement is ultimately up to the utility that owns the box or hydrant....
Posted by Rev-O, on Jul 12, 2009 at 01:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Some folks in the water distribution community... 2,890 Views / 60 Replies  
Some folks in the water distribution community suggest that you paint your fire hydrants based off of flow rates, but not many people don't do that. Easier just to paint them one color. I use...
Posted by Rev-O, on Jul 12, 2009 at 12:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Buy me a plane tix from Denver to KC and a plane... 554 Views / 10 Replies  
Buy me a plane tix from Denver to KC and a plane tix from NJ back to Denver, give me a few hundred $ to offset my time and pay for gas, beer and food and I'll ride it there for you.
Wait... what...
Posted by Rev-O, on Jun 24, 2009 at 07:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I know this is a few months old but it still... 3,990 Views / 163 Replies  
I know this is a few months old but it still cracks me up when I read it. Since Thundercats has been mentioned and this thread is a Michael Bay love fest, I'll toss out this bit from The Onion. I'll...
Posted by Rev-O, on Jun 16, 2009 at 08:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup, Pixar's plot are really predictable, and... 1,363 Views / 52 Replies  
Yup, Pixar's plot are really predictable, and finding PIxar movies formulaic is just fine as long as you realize you are (most likely) outside of their demographic. Don't think Pixar spends many...
Posted by Rev-O, on May 22, 2009 at 06:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree with you on WALL-E. Outside of the ship... 1,363 Views / 52 Replies  
I agree with you on WALL-E. Outside of the ship board stuff the movie was absolutely freaking brilliant. Better than anything else Pixar has done, but the ship board fatty stuff let the movie down a...
Posted by Rev-O, on May 19, 2009 at 10:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pixar movies in my order: 1) The Incredibles ... 1,363 Views / 52 Replies  
Pixar movies in my order:
1) The Incredibles
2) WALL-E
3) Cars
4) Finding Nemo
5) Toy Story
6) Monsters, Inc.
7) Bug's Life
8) Ratatouille
9) Toy Story 2
Posted by Rev-O, on May 19, 2009 at 09:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yah, that was my first choice as well. 650 Views / 11 Replies  
Yah, that was my first choice as well.
Posted by Rev-O, on May 19, 2009 at 09:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not playoffs, but Hockey related... Patty Roy... 3,452 Views / 185 Replies  
Not playoffs, but Hockey related...
Patty Roy has been offered the Avs coaching job according to The Denver Post (http://www.denverpost.com/ci_12393139).
Not thrilled with the idea. Roy was a great...
Posted by Rev-O, on May 19, 2009 at 08:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Seriously, does The Hockey God just hate the... 3,452 Views / 185 Replies  
Seriously, does The Hockey God just hate the Sharks?

Ffft. Guess I'll just root against Vancouver and the Pens now.
Posted by Rev-O, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The Avs are gonna... :\ ...well, I guess... 3,452 Views / 185 Replies  
The Avs are gonna...
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...well, I guess they're gonna pick third in the draft. Sigh. Guess I'll pull for the Sharks. Maybe Habs too. The Canadian folks need to be reminded what the Stanley Cup...
Posted by Rev-O, on Apr 14, 2009 at 08:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, not so much with the 'except for one... 3,131 Views / 210 Replies  
Well, not so much with the 'except for one thing'.
GH Porter is correct, most state highway departments resurface and reuse their signs, but many municipalities do not. For those who do not...
Posted by Rev-O, on Apr 14, 2009 at 08:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why doesn't the US convert to metric? Easy. It... 3,131 Views / 210 Replies  
Why doesn't the US convert to metric? Easy. It would cost to much to change road signage. Every mile of highway and interstate in the US has a mile marker. Every exit ramp off of a highway, numbered...
Posted by Rev-O, on Apr 13, 2009 at 10:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hey, let's make a banner ad so annoying that... 451 Views / 11 Replies  
Hey, let's make a banner ad so annoying that people wish hot death upon the people who created it. That's sure to get some traffic.
It suckingly sucks.
Posted by Rev-O, on Feb 1, 2009 at 10:35 PM, in Feedback
Trailer looks good. Should be a fun mindless film! 3,990 Views / 163 Replies  
Trailer looks good. Should be a fun mindless film!
Posted by Rev-O, on Feb 1, 2009 at 10:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gonna hafta rent this one and watch it. What are... 700 Views / 11 Replies  
Gonna hafta rent this one and watch it. What are the chances of a blu-ray version? :)
Posted by Rev-O, on Jan 23, 2009 at 08:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The other way this is easily avoided is if one is... 1,224 Views / 45 Replies  
The other way this is easily avoided is if one is more of a B-series believer in time as opposed to an A-series believer. Time travel is much less likely to completely impossible with B-series time....
Posted by Rev-O, on Jan 19, 2009 at 09:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The belief in an non-existent god/allah doesn't... 4,812 Views / 227 Replies  
The belief in an non-existent god/allah doesn't necessarily give rise to thesw actions, I think it just gives people an excuse to behave how they would like to. Remove religion from the equation and...
Posted by Rev-O, on Jan 10, 2009 at 08:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You give 300 much credit. A tepid comic made into... 2,160 Views / 91 Replies  
You give 300 much credit. A tepid comic made into a sophomoric movie. Fine example of Crap Begets Crap.
This too has me worried about Watchmen. The trailers and previews look really good, but that...
Posted by Rev-O, on Jan 10, 2009 at 08:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Waste water treatment plants probably could clean... 334 Views / 6 Replies  
Waste water treatment plants probably could clean out many of the drugs, but the cost involved would be fairly high. The cost to put into place the process means to accomplish this would be pretty...
Posted by Rev-O, on Dec 9, 2008 at 05:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe in the next ad a calorie cartoon person... 2,177 Views / 43 Replies  
Maybe in the next ad a calorie cartoon person should get anally raped by a Pepsi cartoon. Y'know, just as a metaphor for the calories getting the shaft from Pepsi. Would make great add copy. "At...
Posted by Rev-O, on Dec 3, 2008 at 09:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sure, it's heart warming, I'll give you that. The... 417 Views / 12 Replies  
Sure, it's heart warming, I'll give you that. The ad got dull after awhile though.
Posted by Rev-O, on Dec 2, 2008 at 09:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1984: Reagan 1988: Bush 1 1992: Perot 1996:... 507 Views / 24 Replies  
1984: Reagan
1988: Bush 1
1992: Perot
1996: Dole
2000: Nader, Browne or Buchanan. Don't even remember which one.
2004: Kerry.
2008: Obama.

3 outta 7, .429 with the rounding.
Posted by Rev-O, on Nov 13, 2008 at 09:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My almost 6 month old Saint B. pup is 5' on his... 5,999 Views / 25 Replies  
My almost 6 month old Saint B. pup is 5' on his hind legs. Not a big stretch to think of and extra 18" of vertical dog over that.
Posted by Rev-O, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Shame. She's hot enough but with her Republican... 581 Views / 36 Replies  
Shame. She's hot enough but with her Republican lineage I doubt she would get freaky enough to make things really fun. Or, rather, if she did get some serious twister going, you'd be renditioned...
Posted by Rev-O, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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