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Address book Auto-Complete problem 213 Views / 0 Replies  
Address Book used to attempt to auto complete as one typed in information in a new card. Now it doesn't. Anyone know why, or how I can turn this useful feature back on?
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 11, 2005 at 04:03 PM, in Applications
Power Adaptor Compatibility 341 Views / 1 Replies  
Can I use the power adaptor from the 15" G4 Powerbook 400 MHz with the 12" iBook 1.33 GHz. I've had the former for 4 years and I just got the latter today. I want to leave one power adaptor at home...
Posted by dgs212, on Aug 16, 2005 at 04:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Buying advice 327 Views / 1 Replies  
This WWDC bombshell has rocked my purchasing world. I am requesting helpful suggestions and buying advice. here's the skinny:

I have a Rev. A 15" Ti Powerbook with the 400 MHz G4 processor, a puny...
Posted by dgs212, on Jun 7, 2005 at 06:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Airport Base station wonky all of a sudden 731 Views / 12 Replies  
Here's the problem:

I have a 15" Ti Powerbook (rev A). I only recently got a wireless card, and as such, I had to buy a 3rd party card as the Apple Airport card that fits this computer is no...
Posted by dgs212, on Apr 30, 2005 at 03:47 AM, in Networking
Good one...:rolleyes: 1,017 Views / 32 Replies  
Good one...:rolleyes:
Posted by dgs212, on Mar 26, 2005 at 07:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is why the American version of the show is... 1,017 Views / 32 Replies  
This is why the American version of the show is destined to fail. Americans, in the main, do not understand subtlety or irony.

The boss is supposed to be unfunny and annoying. That's what's funny...
Posted by dgs212, on Mar 26, 2005 at 12:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
here's a suggestion: Make a new folder in... 712 Views / 18 Replies  
here's a suggestion:

Make a new folder in your apps folder. Create Aliases for all the applications that aren't in the dock and put them in this subfolder. Then drag the subfolder to the dock next...
Posted by dgs212, on Feb 14, 2005 at 05:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Betamax was hugely successful in the professional... 1,507 Views / 69 Replies  
Betamax was hugely successful in the professional market. Pro video was rarely, if ever, shot on VHS because BETA was of such better quality. Then came digital...
Posted by dgs212, on Feb 2, 2005 at 12:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So...what? You skipped the class? Or did they not... 790 Views / 15 Replies  
So...what? You skipped the class? Or did they not teach you about prepositions?
Posted by dgs212, on Jan 25, 2005 at 10:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just want to say you guys are awesome. I... 1,169 Views / 24 Replies  
I just want to say you guys are awesome.

I mostly spend my time on MacNN in the lounge, but the excitement of the mini has made me lurk the other fora. It's nice to see the prompt, helpful, and...
Posted by dgs212, on Jan 14, 2005 at 02:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
iTunes metadata 400 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a large library of mp3s on both my desktop and my powerbook. The mp3s on the desktop all have ratings between 1 and 5 stars. The mp3s on the powerbook do not have ratings. Is there a file I...
Posted by dgs212, on Jan 13, 2005 at 04:41 PM, in Applications
^^^^^^Winnnar! 891 Views / 18 Replies  
^^^^^^Winnnar!
Posted by dgs212, on Jan 13, 2005 at 12:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My worst sig award goes to... Creeping... 2,187 Views / 60 Replies  
My worst sig award goes to...

Creeping Death.

Congrats, kiddo. Your perpetual lack of design flair and overt political messages (who cares?) made you a shoe-in (shoo-in?). That sig gallery made...
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 18, 2004 at 02:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I guess you're right. What do I know about... 1,435 Views / 53 Replies  
Yeah, I guess you're right. What do I know about large urban areas? I only live in New York City.

Seriously, I bet if you did the math you'd find that living closer to work and commuting by public...
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 18, 2004 at 02:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Have you considered living closer to where you... 1,435 Views / 53 Replies  
Have you considered living closer to where you work, or working closer to where you live?
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 17, 2004 at 11:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: Re: The next BIG thing to come out of Apple... 2,098 Views / 57 Replies  
"Eat up Martha."

Priceless (although I'm pretty sure it was a handwriting-recognition joke, not voice-recognition).
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 17, 2004 at 03:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ride a bike, polluters! 1,435 Views / 53 Replies  
Ride a bike, polluters!
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 17, 2004 at 01:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks. Looking over your stuff, it's interesting... 429 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks. Looking over your stuff, it's interesting to see what different professors emphasize. Oy, this final! Thankfully, I got a 99 and a 102 (out of 110) on the midterms, so as long as I don't...
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 16, 2004 at 10:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fireside, I used to think your sig was the best.... 2,187 Views / 60 Replies  
Fireside, I used to think your sig was the best. Then I saw Komisar's. Yours is a very close second, but that big purple man does it for me every time.
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 16, 2004 at 10:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Komisar has the best Sig 2,187 Views / 60 Replies  
What is it? That eggplant king is captivating. And the coloring is amazing. I can't tell who the art style reminds me of, but it's awesome.

Don't turn around, Uh-uh-oh.
D-D-De Komisar's in town,...
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 16, 2004 at 06:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Chemistry Nerds to the Rescue!! 429 Views / 4 Replies  
Any chem nerds out there got the inside scoop? I'm looking for well written comparisons of Sn1, Sn2, E1, and E2 organic reactions. Internet links or your own words, whatever's clever. Comparative...
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 16, 2004 at 05:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So then you're an anarchist, too? Always nice to... 634 Views / 31 Replies  
So then you're an anarchist, too? Always nice to meet a fellow anarchist. Cheers.
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 13, 2004 at 03:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
All the answers so far reinforce my own: The... 634 Views / 31 Replies  
All the answers so far reinforce my own:

The worst thing that can happen to somebody is to be denied their personal liberty.

Liberty is essential for the full flowering of human intelligence,...
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 13, 2004 at 02:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Super Nova - Just out of curiosity, what do... 800 Views / 35 Replies  
Super Nova -

Just out of curiosity, what do you consider to be a good movie?
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 6, 2004 at 11:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
here goes nothing... Q.... 1,805 Views / 67 Replies  
here goes nothing...






Q. What's brown and sticky?
Posted by dgs212, on Dec 5, 2004 at 07:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is Morgan still on Screen Savers? So hot. So hot. 648 Views / 14 Replies  
Is Morgan still on Screen Savers? So hot. So hot.
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 30, 2004 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: WRONG!!!!!! Humans have nostrils because they are... 5,769 Views / 347 Replies  
WRONG!!!!!! Humans have nostrils because they are made in god's image, and god has nostrils. God has to breathe. Even though he is omnipotent, he still has to breathe.
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 11, 2004 at 10:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: This thread is maddening. It hinges on one... 5,769 Views / 347 Replies  
This thread is maddening.

It hinges on one very important question: Do you believe in supernatural beings?

What would make one believe in something that, by its nature, cannot be discovered or...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 11, 2004 at 04:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Also, by any and all estimates, atheists are... 840 Views / 43 Replies  
Also, by any and all estimates, atheists are extremely few in number (although growing more numerous by the day). To ascribe to the left atheist leanings is disingenuous, as the vast, vast, vast...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 11, 2004 at 01:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Democrats Need To 'Get Religion.' It's Not Scary 840 Views / 43 Replies  
Actually, my godless world is extremely happy. Do you know how great it is sleeping in on sundays, never having to go to church, never fearing for your mortal soul, never worried about being subject...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 11, 2004 at 01:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Democrats Need To 'Get Religion.' It's Not Scary 840 Views / 43 Replies  
Here's a neat trick:

Replace the following words from the passage above with the words indicated to their right...

Democrats ---------------------> Americans
Evangelicals ------------------>...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 10, 2004 at 07:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oops. Sorry. I reread your post. You're not... 1,731 Views / 122 Replies  
Oops. Sorry. I reread your post. You're not opposed to subsidizing marriages with tax breaks. You're only opposed to subsidizing marriages that cannot produce future tax payers.

Shouldn't you then...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 10, 2004 at 01:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If you're really opposed to subsidizing... 1,731 Views / 122 Replies  
If you're really opposed to subsidizing marriages, why not eliminate tax breaks for married couples altogether? I suspect that this "tax break" argument is a convenient front for your moral...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 10, 2004 at 01:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Who gives a sh*t? Let's say, for... 1,731 Views / 122 Replies  
Who gives a sh*t?

Let's say, for arguement's sake that allowing gay marriages does in fact change the definition of marriage. So what? Nothing can ever change?

Really, though, this is a...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 10, 2004 at 01:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It should also be noted (I believe dcmacdaddy has... 1,707 Views / 96 Replies  
It should also be noted (I believe dcmacdaddy has done so) that the DoI is not the establishing article of the American government. It's a proclaimation to the King of England. It doesn't set forth...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 9, 2004 at 01:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And you need to stop deliberately misinterpreting... 1,707 Views / 96 Replies  
And you need to stop deliberately misinterpreting what I post.

I'm not an idiot. I understand perfectly well that oftentimes the intent behind a specific law's promulgation is opaque. However,...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 9, 2004 at 01:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is precisely my point. Who would want... 1,707 Views / 96 Replies  
This is precisely my point.

Who would want a government based on the arbitrary interpretation of millenia-old texts, completely opaque as to the conditions of its writing, the intent of its...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 9, 2004 at 12:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, that is precisely what has got me so... 1,707 Views / 96 Replies  
Well, that is precisely what has got me so worried. Everywhere I turn this week, I hear talk of the realignment of the Democrats with religion.

I'm worried about the religiousity that has taken...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 8, 2004 at 07:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What I'm saying, though, is that while religious... 1,707 Views / 96 Replies  
What I'm saying, though, is that while religious and secular ethics often coincide, I would prefer legislation that leaves religion out of it all together.

Let's say, for example, that we agree...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 8, 2004 at 05:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Democratic Nominees for 2008 1,707 Views / 96 Replies  
if I may take over for dcmacdaddy...

Granted, Simey. However, do you not see a serious problem with enacting public policy dictated by one's personal article of faith, when said policy will effect...
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 8, 2004 at 01:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I did a write-in vote for Anarchy. There's... 455 Views / 16 Replies  
I did a write-in vote for Anarchy.

There's nothing funny about it.
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 3, 2004 at 12:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I've heard quite a few times in the past weeks... 11,476 Views / 743 Replies  
I've heard quite a few times in the past weeks from various political analysts that huge voter turnout is always bad for the incumbent.
Posted by dgs212, on Nov 2, 2004 at 04:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That question + definitive answer posed by NG... 3,582 Views / 205 Replies  
That question + definitive answer posed by NG reminds me of this:

God FAQ (http://www.400monkeys.com/God/index.html)
Posted by dgs212, on Oct 30, 2004 at 12:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For anyone who's seriously concerned about... 3,143 Views / 117 Replies  
For anyone who's seriously concerned about "impending oil crises" as I used to be, might I suggest you get ahold of and read very thoroughly Bjorn Lomborg's "The Skeptical Environmentalist."
Posted by dgs212, on Oct 26, 2004 at 01:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No, what I'm saying is two-fold: Drunk... 1,427 Views / 92 Replies  
No, what I'm saying is two-fold:

Drunk drivers kill people, so we should make it illegal to operate a motor vehicle while drunk.

-AND-

Drink as much as you want. It's your liver. just don't...
Posted by dgs212, on Oct 23, 2004 at 04:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'll try to be very clear. One's personal freedom... 1,427 Views / 92 Replies  
I'll try to be very clear. One's personal freedom ends where it encroaches on another's. Clearly, smoking weed and driving around is a danger to others. Their personal freedom to keep living unharmed...
Posted by dgs212, on Oct 23, 2004 at 04:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Another $140 billion in corp tax cuts quietly signed in to la 421 Views / 14 Replies  
This attitude is completely unfathomable. Oh well, corporations are going to do what they want, so we may as well play nice with them. Bullsh*t. If a US corporation or a multinational corporation...
Posted by dgs212, on Oct 23, 2004 at 04:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Re: Another $140 billion in corp tax cuts quietly signed in to law by W today 421 Views / 14 Replies  
How about - GASP - making that "maneuver" illegal and vigorously prosecuting those who break said law, rather than hoping pretty please with a cherry on top that corporations will favor us with the...
Posted by dgs212, on Oct 23, 2004 at 12:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's not libertarian. It's anarchic. Not the same... 1,427 Views / 92 Replies  
It's not libertarian. It's anarchic. Not the same thing.

How about this. Watching television is now illegal. After all, it rots your brain, it drains energy and time that could be put to...
Posted by dgs212, on Oct 23, 2004 at 12:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: You also forgot the option of "None of the above:... 640 Views / 29 Replies  
You also forgot the option of "None of the above: Refuses to Abdicate Individual Freedoms to Oppressive Hierarchical Structures"
Posted by dgs212, on Oct 22, 2004 at 09:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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