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Hi, all! Other than the reasons mentioned in... 2,994 Views / 52 Replies  
Hi, all!

Other than the reasons mentioned in the responses, I'd like to add that the Mac's document-based approach versus Window's window-based approach is far superior. Having a document (such as...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Nov 15, 2006 at 01:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Uh, oh. Am I late to the party with this one. If... 650 Views / 9 Replies  
Uh, oh. Am I late to the party with this one. If so, then I await the obligatory timeline pic. Thanks.

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Sep 29, 2005 at 06:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The NEW Power ... Pizza??? 650 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi, all!

A friends sent this link to me. I guess it's a good safeguard against thieves... Unless the thieves are hungry!

Power Pizza (http://www.humanbeans.net/powerpizza/)

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Sep 29, 2005 at 06:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just wanted to add about my previous post that... 2,073 Views / 85 Replies  
I just wanted to add about my previous post that when I refer to education, I am referring to a "formal education". You know, the much desired "sheep skin". An education is VERY important, but that...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Sep 5, 2005 at 02:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
GoMac! I read your posts, which were... 2,073 Views / 85 Replies  
GoMac!

I read your posts, which were basically diatribes against capitalism and, as you put it, the "American dream". They actually sounded like many of my college sociology texts. I appreciate...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Sep 5, 2005 at 12:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't think Apple has to do anything to take... 2,268 Views / 118 Replies  
I don't think Apple has to do anything to take down Windows. Every time I boot up my Windows box, Windows takes itself down all by itself. :P

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Aug 29, 2005 at 01:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hi, all! I am really surprised to read that... 4,322 Views / 116 Replies  
Hi, all!

I am really surprised to read that people are not using Spotlight very much. I use it all the time and find it to be a great addition to the OS. If I need a contact, I just type a few...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Jul 19, 2005 at 08:23 PM, in macOS
I would love to see that lady on Judge Judy. Man,... 1,561 Views / 37 Replies  
I would love to see that lady on Judge Judy. Man, JJ would rip her a new one... Sort of like her dog is already doing to her.

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Jun 24, 2005 at 12:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
From the infamous Wikipedia, this is what was... 729 Views / 9 Replies  
From the infamous Wikipedia, this is what was written about Steve Jobs:

Born to Joanne Simpson and an Egyptian Arab father (name unknown) in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Steven Paul was adopted soon...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Jun 23, 2005 at 09:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks! That was a good read--and a good review. ... 729 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks! That was a good read--and a good review.

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Jun 23, 2005 at 09:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's pretty much what I did: I read the book in... 729 Views / 9 Replies  
That's pretty much what I did: I read the book in my local Waldenbooks. I was going to buy it, but it was a lame book with nothing new to offer anyone who had read other Apple/Jobs biographies. Heck!...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Jun 22, 2005 at 10:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Chuckit! Not at all! With all the class... 3,016 Views / 55 Replies  
Chuckit!

Not at all! With all the class action law suits floating around these days, I thought that I would cash in on the action. :p In other news, I fixed my typo. Thanks for the good laugh!
...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 31, 2005 at 08:53 PM, in macOS
Hi, all! I, too, am enjoying Spotlight. I... 3,016 Views / 55 Replies  
Hi, all!

I, too, am enjoying Spotlight. I use Spotlight a LOT to search PDFs. I refer to a bunch of them like many who have posted here and it's AWESOME to just type a snippet of a phrase and have...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 31, 2005 at 08:47 PM, in macOS
headbirth! There is a program called PitStop... 534 Views / 3 Replies  
headbirth!

There is a program called PitStop that checks PDF for embedded fonts. It also does a bunch of other things, so you would get a lot of mileage from it.

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 26, 2005 at 01:22 PM, in Applications
CaptainHaddock! While I did not have the... 487 Views / 3 Replies  
CaptainHaddock!

While I did not have the same problem, I would find your translator widget prefernce file and delete it. My translator widget started behaving badly for me: It was not translating...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 20, 2005 at 11:39 PM, in macOS
Hi, all! Tiger is a worthy upgrade, of that... 12,613 Views / 109 Replies  
Hi, all!

Tiger is a worthy upgrade, of that there is no doubt. The technology is superb and the new tools, such as Spotlight and the dictionary, are fabulous. While not as "in your face" like...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 18, 2005 at 06:18 PM, in macOS
Hi, all! I solved my problem. There is a... 8,476 Views / 120 Replies  
Hi, all!

I solved my problem. There is a .plist file for the translation widget. I trashed mine, reloaded the widget, and voila! I am able to translate again. I am on my way to becoming a Mac...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 17, 2005 at 06:46 PM, in macOS
Fonzie! Thanks, but I could wait until... 8,476 Views / 120 Replies  
Fonzie!

Thanks, but I could wait until Judhement Day and this thing would not translate. It is a flaw or corruption somewhere in the widget. Does anyone know how I could reinstall it? Thanks!
...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 17, 2005 at 12:11 PM, in macOS
Is any one else having a problem with the... 8,476 Views / 120 Replies  
Is any one else having a problem with the translation widget? It will not work for me since the .1 upgrade today. I thought a restart would remedy it, but alas it did not.

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 17, 2005 at 02:35 AM, in macOS
besson3c! Can you post a screenshot to show... 533 Views / 4 Replies  
besson3c!

Can you post a screenshot to show what you mean? When Mail is checking for new email or doenloading email, it will show a little progress circle type thing. Other than that, Mail just...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 17, 2005 at 02:26 AM, in Applications
Hi, all! After installing this update, the... 8,476 Views / 120 Replies  
Hi, all!

After installing this update, the Translator widget no longer works. This update also did not fix the AirPort problem that my iBook has had since I installed Tiger on it. Other than that,...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 16, 2005 at 10:24 PM, in macOS
I, too, vote for getting Office. Let's face... 2,760 Views / 12 Replies  
I, too, vote for getting Office. Let's face facts, it's a standard and if you want to communicate with many people, whether with .docs or spreadsheets, then Office is a must. iWork is nice. I'm...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 12, 2005 at 02:11 PM, in Applications
desertmac! I tried the short name a bunch of... 1,573 Views / 25 Replies  
desertmac!

I tried the short name a bunch of times, too. Nothing. I guess were stuck waiting for the fix.

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 12, 2005 at 02:07 PM, in macOS
torifile! Thanks! I did not see it. I guess... 7,421 Views / 111 Replies  
torifile!

Thanks! I did not see it. I guess it's time for me to go to RIF.org or something like that. :P I'm going to try it like that. Good info! I'm glad I posted it anyway. Thanks!

Have...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 12, 2005 at 01:57 PM, in macOS
Hi, all! This is a cool thread--it's giving... 7,421 Views / 111 Replies  
Hi, all!

This is a cool thread--it's giving me some really good ideas. Here is a workflow I made and saved as a plugin so that it shows in my contextual menu. It's a workflow to attach multiple...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 12, 2005 at 01:14 PM, in macOS
willed! That's certainly a strange one. It... 918 Views / 12 Replies  
willed!

That's certainly a strange one. It does not happen with me, though. I just opened about ten documents in Word and they "expos├ęd" normally. Computers... They are strange things at...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 11, 2005 at 07:06 PM, in Applications
crooner! I'm running Tiger and Office v.X... 918 Views / 12 Replies  
crooner!

I'm running Tiger and Office v.X and I am having no problems. I use Word and Excel routinely. I do not use PowerPoint or Entourage, so I cannot comment on those. I hope this helps.
...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 11, 2005 at 05:52 PM, in Applications
desertmac! I'm one with an AE netowrk in my... 1,573 Views / 25 Replies  
desertmac!

I'm one with an AE netowrk in my house. Like I stated, the iBook with which I did an archive & install now has very low range. I have to have to right next to the basestation for it to...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 10, 2005 at 11:02 PM, in macOS
desertmac! I read your post and I AM having... 1,573 Views / 25 Replies  
desertmac!

I read your post and I AM having problems with the AirPort on one of my Macs. I did an archive & install on my G3 iBook, and since doing that, it will NOT even see the network. I have...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 10, 2005 at 02:11 AM, in macOS
You submitted that? THANKS! It worked like a... 939 Views / 16 Replies  
You submitted that? THANKS! It worked like a charm for me. Now if I could only get my wireless working and the syncing working I'd be awesome. :-)

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on May 4, 2005 at 10:13 PM, in macOS
macintologist! What? It is obvious it is a... 1,801 Views / 74 Replies  
macintologist!

What? It is obvious it is a cut & paste from a review. In any event, I likede the book. Good food for thought. I agree that it is a pop science book and shouldn't be taken as...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Mar 1, 2005 at 05:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
macintologist! I did not have to try to... 1,801 Views / 74 Replies  
macintologist!

I did not have to try to discredit you. Your argument does that by itself. Here's why: Every time a Republican is in Office, every crackpot Liberal has to run around yelling...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Mar 1, 2005 at 05:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Ways in which Bush is similar to Hitler 1,801 Views / 74 Replies  
I see someone is reading Harold K. Bloom's The Lucifer Principle. The only difference is that Mr. Bloom did not include a Bush/Hitler comparison. When you post something like this, at least have the...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Mar 1, 2005 at 04:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Looking for shopping cart software... 573 Views / 5 Replies  
t_hah!

I use WebMarketingMagic (http://www.webmarketingmagic.com/app/?pr=9&id=60141" target="_blank) . I like it. It has pretty much everything for which you are looking, plus autoresponders and...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Dec 14, 2004 at 02:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Let The Wolf tell you how you were dressed.... 1,918 Views / 58 Replies  
Let The Wolf tell you how you were dressed. (Definitely NOT like a gangster.) (http://www.slonet.org/~rloomis/pulpf27.wav)

Just KIDDING! Sounds like you had one of those nights. At least you got...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Dec 6, 2004 at 12:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow! I just posted the link because I... 793 Views / 8 Replies  
Wow!

I just posted the link because I thought it was kind of cool to hear iCal and VersionTracker mentioned on the radio lilke that. :P

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Nov 12, 2004 at 05:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Rush Limbaugh needs a computer expert... 793 Views / 8 Replies  
Warning! You will be going to a transcript of the Rush Limbaugh Show... (http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/daily/site_111104/content/across_the_fruited_plain.guest.html)

On his show today, Rush...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Nov 11, 2004 at 05:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Caption these crazy byatches! 1,122 Views / 40 Replies  
"Condolini wants his HAND back!"

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Nov 11, 2004 at 05:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"The only problem with Microsoft is they just... 895 Views / 10 Replies  
"The only problem with Microsoft is they just have no taste. I don't mean that in a small way. I mean that in a big way, in the sense that they don't think of original ideas and they don't bring much...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Nov 11, 2004 at 05:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's possible to research these email floaters,... 464 Views / 8 Replies  
It's possible to research these email floaters, you know. (http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/h/hager.htm)

I'm not saying whether or not Dr. Hager is/was the best choice, but he is not crazy...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Nov 9, 2004 at 10:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Icruise! I agree. That was not exactly my... 11,682 Views / 702 Replies  
Icruise!

I agree. That was not exactly my best work. Then again, this is a message board and not a Presidential debate. :p Since you understood my point, you see that who actually has an MBA is...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Oct 1, 2004 at 12:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Icruise! I feel like we are in one of... 11,682 Views / 702 Replies  
Icruise!

I feel like we are in one of Plato's Dialogues. :p The analogy is referring to the fact that people think Bush is stupid because he doesn't speak smoothly. That is all. It does not make...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Oct 1, 2004 at 12:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Icruise! Yes, I do realize that Bush has an... 11,682 Views / 702 Replies  
Icruise!

Yes, I do realize that Bush has an MBA, but that is neither here nor there. It was merely an analogy. I do not know what you mean with the second question regarding "his 'business empire'...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Oct 1, 2004 at 12:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Wow! Decent debate. I was impressed with the fact... 11,682 Views / 702 Replies  
Wow! Decent debate. I was impressed with the fact that the question about Dafur really threw both candidates. ("Yes, it is a genocide...")

Bush won. Hands down.

Whilst Kerry is a much better...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Oct 1, 2004 at 12:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: 15" pb g4, how long is it good for? 942 Views / 11 Replies  
direinsanity!

I have a computer that I use that I've had for over seven years now: 200-MHz Pentium (just Pentium, as in One, as in no II or III or IV, just the first Pentium series), 4.3-GB HDD,...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Sep 13, 2004 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi, all! I received my 1-GB Ram today and... 69,064 Views / 651 Replies  
Hi, all!

I received my 1-GB Ram today and upped my 15" PB to 1.5-GB of RAM. So far, so good. In the System profiler, the speed of the RAM is exactly the same, Speed: PC2700U-25330. I haven't done...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Sep 3, 2004 at 02:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
"Kill Lois!" "Burn in Hell!" "So I told... 2,118 Views / 28 Replies  
"Kill Lois!"

"Burn in Hell!"

"So I told her, 'You want a job? I got a job for you right here.'" (Peter points to his pants zipper.) "This zipper is broke and needs to be fixed."

Have fun......
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Sep 3, 2004 at 02:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't post a joke like that! I almost spewed a... 622 Views / 14 Replies  
Don't post a joke like that! I almost spewed a mouthful of root beer over my PowerBook. LMAO That was too damned funny.

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Sep 1, 2004 at 05:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Mindfad! That's OK. Get your dictionary and... 622 Views / 14 Replies  
Mindfad!

That's OK. Get your dictionary and you'll be ready to tackle the big words. (Joking! :p)

Seriously, give it a spin and then give us your spin on their spin.

Have fun... Tony.
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Sep 1, 2004 at 03:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Rush Limbaugh's interview of President Bush 622 Views / 14 Replies  
Hi, all!

Yesterday, Rush Limbaugh interviewed President Bush on his radio show. I thought that it was a good interview. President Bush was quite (dare I say) cogent. Here is the link to the...
Posted by AuPhalanx, on Sep 1, 2004 at 02:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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