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Oh come on people...the most overused buzzword of... 1,180 Views / 61 Replies  
Oh come on people...the most overused buzzword of the year was "FUNDAMENTAL", it took root in john mcain's speech and was used as a mantra to remind everyone by obama how stupid mcain looked (was)....
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 6, 2009 at 03:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
While a good ad conceptually, and slickly... 2,802 Views / 193 Replies  
While a good ad conceptually, and slickly packaged, it does show a lack of humor on the part of microsoft. It's a little like they don't get the original joke and are responding to humor with...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 19, 2008 at 09:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You wanna talk crap?! Event... 6,350 Views / 302 Replies  
You wanna talk crap?! Event Horizon...Bwahahahahahahahaha......... Crap on a stick my friends...sorry freudling
Posted by Ratspittle, on Jul 28, 2008 at 04:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wrapped my phone in a a couple of bar towels,... 1,361 Views / 24 Replies  
I wrapped my phone in a a couple of bar towels, rubber banded them all together in a bundle, and tumbled it in a dryer at low heat. worked like a charm.
Posted by Ratspittle, on Jul 24, 2008 at 06:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I was going to post this as a new thread, until I... 2,624 Views / 54 Replies  
I was going to post this as a new thread, until I saw it was already there. And who was that guy that did most of the keynote which Jobs would usually do? He looked like a guy from a 1990s cereal...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Jun 10, 2008 at 01:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When I tried to watch battlestar galactica on the... 220,835 Views / 4,986 Replies  
When I tried to watch battlestar galactica on the "scifi rewind" my macbook pro just turns off after about 10 minutes!!! Really strange. Anyone know what could be going on with that? It is...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Apr 6, 2008 at 02:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
BSG SciFi video causes shutdown on MBP, but not older Mac 350 Views / 2 Replies  
When I tried to watch battlestar galactica on the "scifi rewind" my macbook pro just turns off after about 10 minutes!!! Really strange. Anyone know what could be going on with that? It is...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Apr 6, 2008 at 02:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Another good app is iStumbler. 702 Views / 8 Replies  
Another good app is iStumbler.
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 22, 2008 at 05:41 AM, in Networking
trident, Sometimes I would get an error msg,... 14,389 Views / 44 Replies  
trident,
Sometimes I would get an error msg, sometimes nothing. I was already set up for wpa...and it had been working flawlessly for 2 years. It just started this week (after no updating btw) I...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 21, 2008 at 03:50 PM, in Networking
Helpful hint: Change the Channel 702 Views / 8 Replies  
I have been asked time and time again by my mac friends about random dropouts and wireless slowdowns. Almost all of these can be fixed by changing the channel on your router. I have 4 wireless points...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 21, 2008 at 11:02 AM, in Networking
I found a solution that works for me....after the... 21,757 Views / 58 Replies  
I found a solution that works for me....after the firmware updates, and time machine/airport updates all failed to work, I tried swtching my security on the router from wpa to wpa2 and viola, my mbp...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 21, 2008 at 10:37 AM, in Networking
in response to my earlier post, ghporter, after... 14,389 Views / 44 Replies  
in response to my earlier post, ghporter, after switching back to wpa, it still connects after waking from sleep. We'll see if it sticks.
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 21, 2008 at 10:24 AM, in Networking
Actually, I did delete the preferred network, and... 14,389 Views / 44 Replies  
Actually, I did delete the preferred network, and all the com.apple.preferences related to internet,with all combinations of restarting to boot (ha!) and that didn't even help. If I get some time...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 21, 2008 at 10:20 AM, in Networking
I found a solution that works for me....after the... 14,389 Views / 44 Replies  
I found a solution that works for me....after the firmware updates, and time machine/airport updates all failed to work, I tried swtching my security on the router from wpa to wpa2 and viola, my mbp...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 21, 2008 at 09:44 AM, in Networking
yep, happened to me the other day too! out of the... 14,389 Views / 44 Replies  
yep, happened to me the other day too! out of the blue..I didn't change a thing, no software updates, nothing...it just quit auto connecting after sleep or restarting. It's driving me bananas!...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 20, 2008 at 09:53 AM, in Networking
at first glance I thought your user name was... 916 Views / 15 Replies  
at first glance I thought your user name was "Will Brokeback"! Sorry, not trying to insult you...just thought it was funny. BTW-nice house, what do you do for a living that affords you such luxuries?
Posted by Ratspittle, on Feb 19, 2008 at 11:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nevermind... 312 Views / 0 Replies  
Lock this thread please, I got it figured out. Yayyyyy!
Posted by Ratspittle, on Feb 14, 2008 at 09:10 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Better yet, click on the image in question and... 1,166 Views / 51 Replies  
Better yet, click on the image in question and drag it out of the browser window and onto the desktop....what could be easier? And you can rename it anything you want, even without the file extension...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Dec 29, 2007 at 05:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Every cell phone I have ever owned has yanked out... 2,113 Views / 32 Replies  
Every cell phone I have ever owned has yanked out my facial hair to some extent....Especially my old LG! Too many nooks and crannies around the buttons. I wonder if having one of those clingy type...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Dec 23, 2007 at 06:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have a spec for my mbp and it did cause some... 318 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a spec for my mbp and it did cause some scratches on the front edge of my computer. They are minor though, and barely noticeable. I think he problem was particulates getting pushed down...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Nov 28, 2007 at 07:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Kevin I was referring to these, see img below,... 831 Views / 49 Replies  
Kevin I was referring to these, see img below, and as far as I know safari cannot block them... it's a mouseover action not a "pop-up window"

http://www.chadbattles.com/popup.jpg
Posted by Ratspittle, on Nov 25, 2007 at 01:36 PM, in Feedback
oh...mah....gawd... 831 Views / 49 Replies  
boys! boys!!! Simmer down. I go away for the weekend and come back to see my precious thread all bloated up with ego ;) You guys are too much!
I think what it all boils down to is, if you want your...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Nov 25, 2007 at 06:41 AM, in Feedback
Well thanks for the advice ltlasset, I always... 452 Views / 2 Replies  
Well thanks for the advice ltlasset, I always seem to forget about ebay. I got a brand new apple battery on ebay for $80, shipped super fast, and I swear I can hear angels sing every time I realize...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Nov 25, 2007 at 06:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well that's good to know. That was probably the... 831 Views / 49 Replies  
Well that's good to know. That was probably the problem as far as search goes. Seems like a pain though, is there a legit reason why only registered members may search?

And as far as turning off...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Nov 19, 2007 at 04:17 PM, in Feedback
a couple of beefs (popups and search...) 831 Views / 49 Replies  
Hello macnn,
I have am a longtime macnn reader and occasional contributor, but recently I have a few problems. For one, the search feature on the forum is not working for me AT ALL. This may very...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Nov 19, 2007 at 01:54 AM, in Feedback
Here are mine...I work in a bar and it seems like... 1,957 Views / 88 Replies  
Here are mine...I work in a bar and it seems like every hippy girl that walks in and orders a pale ale says, "pell ell" WTF?! "I'll take a pell ell kind brother." Another one that is exclusively...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Nov 18, 2007 at 03:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
buying a new mbp battery 452 Views / 2 Replies  
Hiya,
my macbook pro is now almost 2 years old and I get about 30 minutes charge on the battery. I need a new one. I was going to buy one from apple but it seems so expensive (especially considering...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Nov 6, 2007 at 08:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well having another child would for SURE drive me... 865 Views / 24 Replies  
well having another child would for SURE drive me to dimentia....so I'll take my chances. (besides, I am fairly demented anyway)
but here is what you are looking for
Vasectomy linked to dementia...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 26, 2007 at 02:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have one of each, and they had better be at... 865 Views / 24 Replies  
I have one of each, and they had better be at school right now! (single-dad)
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 26, 2007 at 09:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
like this one at cafepress.com ... 865 Views / 24 Replies  
like this one at cafepress.com

http://images.cafepress.com/product/44662259v1_240x240_Front.jpg
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 25, 2007 at 10:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
so true, I have known a few women to whom having... 865 Views / 24 Replies  
so true, I have known a few women to whom having their tubes tied led to hysterectomies...bad juju!


Hahaha! Actually the procedure was done in a room the size of a closet!




That's the...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 25, 2007 at 08:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ahhhhhh....no longer a breeder! The world and my oysters 865 Views / 24 Replies  
Well, the first and foremost reason I'd ever jump off a cliff has been rendered null. As of 11:45 am yesterday, I have been disconnected. Yep kiddos, I will never again hear the words "we need to...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 25, 2007 at 06:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Guys, Thanks for all your input. I actually... 541 Views / 22 Replies  
Guys,
Thanks for all your input. I actually found a really really perfect solution with ContentControl (http://www.barnyardbbs.com/Projects/ContentControl/) and Ben (the author) has been most...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 5, 2007 at 12:48 AM, in Developer Center
I couldn't have said it better myself... 541 Views / 22 Replies  
I couldn't have said it better myself besson...thanks for your two cents :) I will have to keep trying though.
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 3, 2007 at 11:27 PM, in Developer Center
What is a mod_rewrite editor? 541 Views / 22 Replies  
What is a mod_rewrite editor?
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 3, 2007 at 07:18 PM, in Developer Center
Actually you are right, I am not a hand coder,... 541 Views / 22 Replies  
Actually you are right, I am not a hand coder, generally my workflow starts with photoshop, moves into dreamweaver, and then I go into codeview and tweak any of the problems that arise in the code. I...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 3, 2007 at 07:18 PM, in Developer Center
Besson, I think it was you I was talking to... 541 Views / 22 Replies  
Besson,
I think it was you I was talking to about this so long ago. I don't want to sound TOO much like an idiot, but I looked into word press yesterday and it all seemed a little overwhelming,...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 3, 2007 at 03:30 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks Spencer, I don't mind paying some money... 541 Views / 22 Replies  
Thanks Spencer,
I don't mind paying some money for it, but EE is still massive overkill for my needs.
Chad
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 3, 2007 at 12:31 PM, in Developer Center
I also do not want to switch many of my older... 541 Views / 22 Replies  
I also do not want to switch many of my older sites totally over to css, because I know many of my clients would not compensate me for my time. But I would be willing to insert and designate...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 3, 2007 at 06:11 AM, in Developer Center
VERY simple text CMS, please help! 541 Views / 22 Replies  
Hi all,
I posted a thread about this over a year (I think) ago. I am still in need.
It boils down to this. I am a design guy primarily, I creat static html sites, and in the past I have been doing...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Sep 3, 2007 at 06:01 AM, in Developer Center
oh, and another one....looking at someone and... 519 Views / 57 Replies  
oh, and another one....looking at someone and every minute or two swipe kindof lightly at the corner of my nose or mouth with my finger. They will start getting self concious and doing the same...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Jun 14, 2007 at 06:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's one for ya...put a rubber band around the... 519 Views / 57 Replies  
Here's one for ya...put a rubber band around the spray thingy at the sink, effectively holding down the lever and aim it center. When the victim turns the water on, he gets dowsed. The best part is...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Jun 14, 2007 at 06:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well if they don't address this, then it is even... 220,835 Views / 4,986 Replies  
Well if they don't address this, then it is even more unbelievably cheesy.....I mean come on, they even quoted the lyrics!!!!! Couldn't the writers have made up some song (as another poster said,...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 29, 2007 at 01:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
First off, I second the RDM's wife sentiments.... 220,835 Views / 4,986 Replies  
First off, I second the RDM's wife sentiments. She annoys the frack out of me. She really has nothing to do with any of it, he is just throwing her a bone. It's patently obvious.....
Secondly, I...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 28, 2007 at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
james mcmurtry? 365 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone here listen to james mcmurtry? He's on GW Bush's iPod, or used to be before "we can't make it here". He is, in my humble opinion, one of the best songwriters in the last 20 years. If you...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 22, 2007 at 12:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You bastard!!!! You made Canadian Club come out... 648 Views / 44 Replies  
You bastard!!!! You made Canadian Club come out my nose! owwwwww!
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 14, 2007 at 05:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
yet another quote from a friend...LOL 648 Views / 44 Replies  
yet another quote from a friend...LOL
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 14, 2007 at 05:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
ummm...yeah, what he said. To Railhead, To... 648 Views / 44 Replies  
ummm...yeah, what he said.

To Railhead,
To think about symbolism, personally I like it when someone brings up a point I haven't thought about before. Now, maybe you have thought about the...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 14, 2007 at 02:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This actually comes from a friend of mine to whom... 648 Views / 44 Replies  
This actually comes from a friend of mine to whom I asked the same question....

"when they used the guillotine regularly, they found out that a head will remain alive for a few minutes after it's...
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 14, 2007 at 12:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Can you imagine the pope with a ballistic missile... 648 Views / 44 Replies  
Can you imagine the pope with a ballistic missile on his funny hat?
Posted by Ratspittle, on Mar 13, 2007 at 10:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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