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I think you'll find that white substance is the... 539 Views / 10 Replies  
I think you'll find that white substance is the actual "white macbook crack" ;)
Posted by gadster, on Apr 6, 2007 at 04:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The only people left in here are those whose... 2,764 Views / 74 Replies  
The only people left in here are those whose rigid ideology prevents them from even considering the views of others, unless those beliefs are the same as their own.

This 'smackdown' **** and the...
Posted by gadster, on Oct 19, 2006 at 02:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Hey cool topic! 912 Views / 17 Replies  
Hey cool topic!
Posted by gadster, on May 19, 2006 at 03:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Popular Mechanics? The rag who's research editor... 1,195 Views / 62 Replies  
Popular Mechanics? The rag who's research editor is Ben Chertoff? The cousin of Michael Chertoff, the Homeland Security guy? Right...
Posted by gadster, on Feb 26, 2006 at 08:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Iran is the Shiite seat of power. The Shiite... 1,312 Views / 87 Replies  
Iran is the Shiite seat of power. The Shiite theocracy now extends right across the middle-east, thanks to W taking out the Sunnis. Good job.

It wouldn't surprise me if Chalabai was on the Tehran...
Posted by gadster, on Feb 26, 2006 at 08:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
US invades Iraq, Iran wins war. If that was the... 1,312 Views / 87 Replies  
US invades Iraq, Iran wins war. If that was the objective, the US has done a great job.
Posted by gadster, on Feb 26, 2006 at 08:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The American objective … what was the objective? 1,312 Views / 87 Replies  
The American objective … what was the objective?
Posted by gadster, on Feb 26, 2006 at 07:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Anyone else notice Cheney's bombshell during his... 5,373 Views / 275 Replies  
Anyone else notice Cheney's bombshell during his 'interview' by Britt Hume at Fox News? This gem was oddly tacked onto the end of a long discussion on the shooting incident. A total non sequitur.
...
Posted by gadster, on Feb 24, 2006 at 12:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The real question here is: why now? If the... 2,309 Views / 107 Replies  
The real question here is: why now?

If the NYT sat on this story for so long, why did they choose to release it now - right in the middle of the debate on the Patriot Act? That's the ONLY story of...
Posted by gadster, on Dec 21, 2005 at 09:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That is a good question. I guess it's... 752 Views / 15 Replies  
That is a good question.

I guess it's because urbex is such a fringe activity, undertaken by regular people just like you and me, exploring their local areas. I'm happy to jump in a drain with a...
Posted by gadster, on Dec 17, 2005 at 04:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a 100 metre (about 300ft) deep reservoir... 752 Views / 15 Replies  
It's a 100 metre (about 300ft) deep reservoir overflow.
Posted by gadster, on Dec 15, 2005 at 11:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, drains, big ones. Not sewers, drains. ... 752 Views / 15 Replies  
Yes, drains, big ones.

Not sewers, drains.

www.caveclan.org
Posted by gadster, on Dec 15, 2005 at 09:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Rendon Group 286 Views / 4 Replies  
"As the war in Iraq has spiraled out of control, the Bush administration's covert propaganda campaign has intensified. According to a secret Pentagon report personally approved by Rumsfeld in October...
Posted by gadster, on Dec 15, 2005 at 07:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No. That would be an invertebrate the looked like... 654 Views / 20 Replies  
No. That would be an invertebrate the looked like a c.nt.
Posted by gadster, on Dec 15, 2005 at 07:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah, now I get it. It's Ariel Sharon! 654 Views / 20 Replies  
Ah, now I get it. It's Ariel Sharon!
Posted by gadster, on Dec 15, 2005 at 07:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It makes me think I'm missing the point. Was... 654 Views / 20 Replies  
It makes me think I'm missing the point. Was there one?
Posted by gadster, on Dec 15, 2005 at 07:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The craziest thing I have ever seen 752 Views / 15 Replies  
http://tinyurl.com/8a92g

I do drains, but that is ridiculous.

The rest of that site is well worth a look, some really cool stuff in there.
Posted by gadster, on Dec 15, 2005 at 06:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Mmmmm… Christmas lunch 231 Views / 2 Replies  
So, what's everyone got planned for xmas lunch/dinner?

I'm opting for:
prawns (big shrimp)
oysters (sydney rock)
balmain bugs (kinda crab thingys)
spatchcock (li'l chickens)
chinese bbq duck...
Posted by gadster, on Dec 15, 2005 at 06:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
OMG How much data are you generating? Are you... 320 Views / 4 Replies  
OMG How much data are you generating? Are you spanning? The only way I can think of reversing this is – as you suggested – reinstall Tiger (and update 'til before 2005-009). If you are generating...
Posted by gadster, on Dec 14, 2005 at 08:47 AM, in Applications
Hidden to the left, for me. There is *just*... 5,088 Views / 98 Replies  
Hidden to the left, for me. There is *just* enough lag that I don't keep accidentally keep activating it, and I use the bottom left and right corners for Exposé, and the new Adobe apps hog the screen...
Posted by gadster, on Dec 14, 2005 at 08:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Er. Tiger can burn DVDs for free. What's with the... 320 Views / 4 Replies  
Er. Tiger can burn DVDs for free. What's with the Toast?
Posted by gadster, on Dec 14, 2005 at 06:59 AM, in Applications
That is, it's a metaphor for having physically... 1,577 Views / 23 Replies  
That is, it's a metaphor for having physically inserted (mounted) a disk (CD, DVD, floppy etc).

That's precisely why the icon on the desktop looks like a hella smooth external disk enclosure...
Posted by gadster, on Dec 14, 2005 at 06:55 AM, in Applications
; ) hold opt and click activate. 531 Views / 5 Replies  
; ) hold opt and click activate.
Posted by gadster, on Dec 14, 2005 at 06:21 AM, in Applications
Heavy, think of a disk image as a virtual... 1,577 Views / 23 Replies  
Heavy,

think of a disk image as a virtual 'real' disk (like a floppy).
Posted by gadster, on Dec 14, 2005 at 06:04 AM, in Applications
Too true. I've heard people say they never forget... 526 Views / 12 Replies  
Too true. I've heard people say they never forget a face, but are bad at remembering names. I've yet to see someone say the converse. :)
Posted by gadster, on Nov 22, 2005 at 04:28 AM, in Applications
iChat will do the trick. Go to... 629 Views / 5 Replies  
iChat will do the trick. Go to lounge@rooms.jabber.org.au for instance.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 22, 2005 at 04:21 AM, in Applications
You can just enable Front Row in the 'Keyboard... 2,194 Views / 21 Replies  
You can just enable Front Row in the 'Keyboard and Mouse' system prefs, if the keyboard is your thing.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 22, 2005 at 04:18 AM, in Applications
A no-brainer, really. Go for it. 1,068 Views / 23 Replies  
A no-brainer, really. Go for it.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 15, 2005 at 09:55 AM, in Mac OS X
I wish it bloweth off my socks. that is all. 38,371 Views / 443 Replies  
I wish it bloweth off my socks. that is all.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 15, 2005 at 09:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Sorry guys, somehow I don't think the intricacies... 46,130 Views / 369 Replies  
Sorry guys, somehow I don't think the intricacies of icon design will figure hugely in the next iteration of the Mac OS, even if the attention to detail demands it. It's a secondary consideration, at...
Posted by gadster, on Nov 15, 2005 at 08:15 AM, in Mac OS X
Go to Finder preferences and, under the 'General'... 401 Views / 4 Replies  
Go to Finder preferences and, under the 'General' tab, uncheck the 'Hard disks' item.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 15, 2005 at 07:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Is your problem with iTunes or iPhoto? They... 842 Views / 19 Replies  
Is your problem with iTunes or iPhoto?

They both use a similar interface metaphor (just like the Finder and Windows Explorer are file system interface metaphors). Why you would be searching for...
Posted by gadster, on Nov 15, 2005 at 07:28 AM, in Applications
Shock and Awe is terror. 895 Views / 58 Replies  
Shock and Awe is terror.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 3, 2005 at 09:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The GOP is a goner. Your turn to gnash whatever... 1,444 Views / 88 Replies  
The GOP is a goner. Your turn to gnash whatever teeth you have left. Go brew some moonshine, or something.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 3, 2005 at 08:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That is about as funny a a stack of dead jews in... 449 Views / 12 Replies  
That is about as funny a a stack of dead jews in front of a bulldozer.

If you were trying to be funny, try again, you backward hick.

and btw get a mac, or **** off.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 3, 2005 at 08:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
OK so the designer doesn't like the right, send... 1,444 Views / 88 Replies  
OK so the designer doesn't like the right, send 'em to gitmo. That'll get the GOP back in again. Fat chance.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 3, 2005 at 08:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The WOT is a bunch of crap. Fox had the WOT... 895 Views / 58 Replies  
The WOT is a bunch of crap. Fox had the WOT graphics ready to roll just a bit too quick after 9-11. It's a propaganda exercise. Like the WOD (War on Drugs), it ain't gonna work when the authorities...
Posted by gadster, on Nov 3, 2005 at 08:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Hey mojo, you should google 'bin laden bush' just... 1,033 Views / 58 Replies  
Hey mojo, you should google 'bin laden bush' just for a heads up. Or 'bin laden freedom fighter reagan' for instance. you guys created him and his ilk to get access to the Caucasus oil fields, you...
Posted by gadster, on Nov 3, 2005 at 08:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I have to agree with ingtones. It's like the WWF... 583 Views / 20 Replies  
I have to agree with ingtones. It's like the WWF of imaginary friends. People, THERE IS NO GOD. There is only us. Deal with it.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 3, 2005 at 07:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
USA, you are on the nose. Fix it. 1,216 Views / 56 Replies  
USA, you are on the nose. Fix it.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 3, 2005 at 07:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think you'll find that the US intends to stay... 538 Views / 24 Replies  
I think you'll find that the US intends to stay in Iraq (and other choice mid-east locales) for the foreseeable future. Haven't you read the PNAC stuff?
Posted by gadster, on Nov 3, 2005 at 07:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That is seriously gross. These guys have to go. 386 Views / 2 Replies  
That is seriously gross. These guys have to go.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 3, 2005 at 07:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Intelligent design? Tsunamis, earthquakes,... 10,043 Views / 496 Replies  
Intelligent design?

Tsunamis, earthquakes, innocent kids killed by lightning, etc etc etc: now that's intelligence.

Good job, arsewipe. Not to mention the THEORY of relativity, which gave us...
Posted by gadster, on Nov 3, 2005 at 07:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Sorry to see you go Demonhood. I'm gonna miss... 2,473 Views / 84 Replies  
Sorry to see you go Demonhood. I'm gonna miss that Lockosaurus.
Posted by gadster, on Nov 3, 2005 at 06:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We have a winner. Filevault it, too. (aka:... 2,771 Views / 47 Replies  
We have a winner. Filevault it, too. (aka: encrypted.dmg)

You should have got a HD for that bit of skulduggery.
Posted by gadster, on Oct 30, 2005 at 08:09 AM, in Mac OS X
I do hope you won't let a dead pixel get between... 1,594 Views / 27 Replies  
I do hope you won't let a dead pixel get between you and the awesome experience the OS X is.
Posted by gadster, on Oct 28, 2005 at 09:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hmmm, tax return just arrived, might be time to... 557 Views / 19 Replies  
Hmmm, tax return just arrived, might be time to get a new drive (Superdrive). I had that swapped out for a CD–RW when I bought it 4 years ago ($AU2000 extra at time, no thanks). Any ideas on what to...
Posted by gadster, on Oct 27, 2005 at 07:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
There it goes again 557 Views / 19 Replies  
There it goes again
Posted by gadster, on Oct 25, 2005 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
No, I already tried all that. I suspect it's a... 557 Views / 19 Replies  
No, I already tried all that. I suspect it's a software glitch. May have to do clean install. On a brighter note: and to derail my own thread; we FINALLY have itms in Australia, happy days. Check out...
Posted by gadster, on Oct 25, 2005 at 10:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hmmm. Maybe I'll try having a shower. 557 Views / 19 Replies  
Hmmm. Maybe I'll try having a shower.
Posted by gadster, on Oct 25, 2005 at 09:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
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