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Facebook - Yay or Nay 1,307 Views / 29 Replies  
Now that its been basically well over a decade that Facebook has been around, what are peoples thoughts on the disruption it has had on social media and social lives. I think back to the forums that...
Posted by Athens, on Dec 29, 2017 at 06:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you want consistency then nothing beats... 6,326 Views / 23 Replies  
If you want consistency then nothing beats Blu-Ray. Blu-Ray quality both Video and Audio is the bar to match. That said for most people a high quality iTunes movie or downloaded blu-ray rip is hardly...
Posted by Athens, on Jul 4, 2014 at 03:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ive tried using Yahoo and Bing as alternatives to... 1,938 Views / 19 Replies  
Ive tried using Yahoo and Bing as alternatives to Yahoo when it comes to search. They are just not up to par at all. Google is still the best search choice.
Posted by Athens, on Apr 17, 2014 at 02:00 AM, in Mac News
Server too busy errors? 17,433 Views / 345 Replies  
Been getting those the last couple days. How....
Posted by Athens, on Mar 7, 2014 at 09:20 PM, in Feedback
Or they can put a sign up saying hey we are armed... 6,860 Views / 347 Replies  
Or they can put a sign up saying hey we are armed so a robber will just shot first steal second leaving a couple more dead corpses.
Posted by Athens, on Mar 7, 2014 at 09:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I learn to appreciate what I have at home a lot... 1,129 Views / 43 Replies  
I learn to appreciate what I have at home a lot more when ever I travel.
Posted by Athens, on Mar 7, 2014 at 03:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Not exactly sure what your logic is with this.... 1,126 Views / 27 Replies  
Not exactly sure what your logic is with this. But it is interesting you bring up Skype. Since Skype works on iPhone, Android, Linux, OS X, Windows and recently been integrated into Outlook.com it...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 7, 2014 at 12:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Would be nice if imessage was cross platform. A... 1,126 Views / 27 Replies  
Would be nice if imessage was cross platform. A Windows Client, Android Client and BB Client. Could and would have acted as a gateway technology for adoption of Apple Hardware.
Posted by Athens, on Mar 6, 2014 at 04:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As long as its not made by Microsoft I will give... 1,595 Views / 31 Replies  
As long as its not made by Microsoft I will give it a shot. FordSync was the Worst experience of my life for a car system. I really wanted to take a shotgun to the dashboard of my previous 2012 Ford...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 6, 2014 at 04:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What I've seen of US infrastructure is a build... 1,129 Views / 43 Replies  
What I've seen of US infrastructure is a build and forget approach. They build it. They forget it. They have to fix it when it becomes really bad. That sums it up.
Posted by Athens, on Mar 6, 2014 at 04:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This is why the disabled should be disposed of as... 2,517 Views / 30 Replies  
This is why the disabled should be disposed of as a waste of resources :P

NO seriously I think a blind person can expect needing some assistance. Because as it stands now they are trusting A the...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 6, 2014 at 04:18 AM, in Tech News
I have deleted almost everything Google related... 323 Views / 3 Replies  
I have deleted almost everything Google related because I don't like the company any more. I only re-added google maps recently because I needed transit information. When I don't need that I always...
Posted by Athens, on Nov 12, 2013 at 04:47 AM, in Mac News
There is a lot I dont like about the machine and... 2,063 Views / 39 Replies  
There is a lot I dont like about the machine and a lot has been said exactly as to why. I put most of my feelings about it in my blog which is to blog to copy and paste here.
...
Posted by Athens, on Jun 10, 2013 at 05:39 PM, in Tech News
A second thought to what, starving for food or... 3,541 Views / 190 Replies  
A second thought to what, starving for food or drugs or being killed. The starving is a much more immediate pain. The only thing the criminal might think about is how much force he might have to use...
Posted by Athens, on Apr 4, 2013 at 05:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Who are you to decide personal integrity and... 3,541 Views / 190 Replies  
Who are you to decide personal integrity and character of some one else. I dress like a slob, that's against your personal expectations. Will you try and ban me....

If some one is high on drugs...
Posted by Athens, on Apr 4, 2013 at 05:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fubar, just means the robber isn't going to rob... 3,541 Views / 190 Replies  
Fubar, just means the robber isn't going to rob you with a knife, instead he will rob you with a gun, or worse shoot you first then rob your corpse. We have lots of robberies here in Canada. Most are...
Posted by Athens, on Apr 4, 2013 at 05:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Stand 2 people side by side and give one a gun to... 3,541 Views / 190 Replies  
Stand 2 people side by side and give one a gun to put under his jacket. Which one is the easy target. Ops cant tell, shoot them both.

Look at 2 houses side by side and one has a gun and one does...
Posted by Athens, on Apr 4, 2013 at 05:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fail, I can't believe you misunderstood that so... 3,541 Views / 190 Replies  
Fail, I can't believe you misunderstood that so badly, perhaps it was on purpose.

Remove Republican Ideology
- Not helping the poor
- Not providing Basic Services and basic quality of Life
-...
Posted by Athens, on Apr 4, 2013 at 05:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You got me there. 3,541 Views / 190 Replies  
You got me there.
Posted by Athens, on Apr 4, 2013 at 05:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And gives criminals a way out to excuse there... 3,541 Views / 190 Replies  
And gives criminals a way out to excuse there crimes through the kindness of god. Society tells us what we can and cant do, not a fictional character from a book. You dont murder people because you...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 27, 2013 at 05:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Religion leads to more crime. A recent study has... 3,541 Views / 190 Replies  
Religion leads to more crime. A recent study has shown that those that commit crimes use religion and god to justify it. I can always repent to god. God always forgives. God will forgive me. Its gods...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 27, 2013 at 05:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Solving crime is easy, just have to remove... 3,541 Views / 190 Replies  
Solving crime is easy, just have to remove republican, religious and American ideology from the equation. No drug and no personal activity should be banned. This includes the sex trade. Treat...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 27, 2013 at 05:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
More bullshit, you owning a gun is irrelevant. In... 3,541 Views / 190 Replies  
More bullshit, you owning a gun is irrelevant. In most cases your ability to get to your gun to matter is not a option. Criminals who are armed may just shoot you first and ask questions after. Legal...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 27, 2013 at 05:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Bullshit, a gun is just a tool it does not make... 3,541 Views / 190 Replies  
Bullshit, a gun is just a tool it does not make it easier or harder. The cause of the crime which tends to be economic is the "cause" of the crime. The tools are interchangeable. Take away the guns...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 27, 2013 at 05:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You can do either. Having a unlocked phone is... 2,780 Views / 112 Replies  
You can do either. Having a unlocked phone is ideal. Canadian Carriers lock you into a 3 year term for iPhones. If you unlock your iPhone 4S you can use it on any of the carriers except for those on...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 27, 2013 at 05:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A very large percentage of illegal guns in Canada... 3,541 Views / 190 Replies  
A very large percentage of illegal guns in Canada are from the USofA too.
Posted by Athens, on Mar 23, 2013 at 03:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
NO way... 427 Views / 1 Replies  
Google retires technologies to quickly and for no good reasons at time. Google Sync, Google Reader any one? Even if something has a strong user base, its no guarantee that Google wont just shut it...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 21, 2013 at 12:33 PM, in Tech News
are you that ****ing stupid you cant figure out I... 10,968 Views / 588 Replies  
are you that ****ing stupid you cant figure out I intended rape. Guess so, I'll remember to include photos and drawings for you next time.
Posted by Athens, on Mar 20, 2013 at 06:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well Duh, hence the (I sleep because I have to.)... 6,732 Views / 131 Replies  
Well Duh, hence the (I sleep because I have to.) part :stick:
Posted by Athens, on Mar 20, 2013 at 04:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Prison should be reserved for those that are a... 10,968 Views / 588 Replies  
Prison should be reserved for those that are a actual danger and threat to others and violent offenders. So rape, murder and serious assault. Jail, Death penalty, Law are not deterrents to most...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 20, 2013 at 02:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
When I first opened this thread the first thought... 6,732 Views / 131 Replies  
When I first opened this thread the first thought I had was Solyent Green. Didn't think it was going to be something excluding recycled humans :)
Posted by Athens, on Mar 18, 2013 at 02:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That is because economics play into it. Using the... 6,732 Views / 131 Replies  
That is because economics play into it. Using the cheapest possible items, substituting for artificial and saving a buck where it can be saved to have the lowest price. Now add in Sugars to make...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 18, 2013 at 02:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
She refused because of company policy not because... 1,047 Views / 36 Replies  
She refused because of company policy not because of personal discomfort. Additional she refused to hand the phone to any one else as well, again company policy. She went beyond personal...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 13, 2013 at 04:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think the only place a DNR bracelet belongs is... 1,047 Views / 36 Replies  
I think the only place a DNR bracelet belongs is in a hospital itself. What if she was just choking on food. The concept of DNR should only apply in a hospital setting. No in a lobby, not in a house.
Posted by Athens, on Mar 7, 2013 at 02:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Shes not a nurse. What she said on the phone vs... 1,047 Views / 36 Replies  
Shes not a nurse. What she said on the phone vs what she really is are not jiving. No one knows why she claimed to be a nurse on the phone.
Posted by Athens, on Mar 7, 2013 at 01:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
good Samaritan laws are state to state and... 1,047 Views / 36 Replies  
good Samaritan laws are state to state and province to province but that said almost every one I have ever looked at applied to the person regardless of if they where working or not, if it was at...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 6, 2013 at 05:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That in itself isn't a problem. My only... 1,047 Views / 36 Replies  
That in itself isn't a problem.

My only issue in all of this was the part of company policy not to help and refusal to render the most basic aid after being directed to or turning the phone to...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 6, 2013 at 05:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well I am coming at this from a different... 1,047 Views / 36 Replies  
Well I am coming at this from a different perspective, I am not American and don't live in America so I can't understand this. I mean I really can't understand it because its not how it works here....
Posted by Athens, on Mar 5, 2013 at 06:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is where individuality comes to play, I... 1,047 Views / 36 Replies  
This is where individuality comes to play, I would say to hell with company policy and render help. Get fired oh well. Get sued oh well. At the end of the day I have to live with myself and I can...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 5, 2013 at 05:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is so seriously wrong :( 1,047 Views / 36 Replies  
To perform CPR or not? Woman's death raises questions - CNN.com (http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/04/health/california-cpr-death/index.html?hpt=hp_t2)


I'm to speechless to even post a comment. This is...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 5, 2013 at 04:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
so much stick poking going on :stick: 4,351 Views / 199 Replies  
so much stick poking going on

:stick:
Posted by Athens, on Mar 5, 2013 at 04:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
All polls are a load of Crap... 4,351 Views / 199 Replies  
All polls are a load of Crap...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 5, 2013 at 02:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My god.... Daily Kos: Must-see: Jon Stewart... 4,351 Views / 199 Replies  
My god....

Daily Kos: Must-see: Jon Stewart exposes how the NRA & GOP PREVENT the ATF from enforcing current gun laws...
Posted by Athens, on Mar 4, 2013 at 03:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
*Cough* Pro Gun here.... 4,351 Views / 199 Replies  
*Cough*

Pro Gun here....
Posted by Athens, on Mar 4, 2013 at 02:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You lost me.... 4,351 Views / 199 Replies  
You lost me....
Posted by Athens, on Feb 22, 2013 at 01:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Which begs the question is US crime violence so... 4,351 Views / 199 Replies  
Which begs the question is US crime violence so high and so different because of attitudes like yours, using violence to protect against violence or is it because your justice system is so much more...
Posted by Athens, on Feb 21, 2013 at 07:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Its my thread, if you don't like it piss off. ... 4,351 Views / 199 Replies  
Its my thread, if you don't like it piss off.

At the very start of the thread the theme was the value of the second amendment and its ability and its place under all current situations such as...
Posted by Athens, on Feb 21, 2013 at 07:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No they wouldn't... they would use batons or... 4,351 Views / 199 Replies  
No they wouldn't... they would use batons or teasers or other non lethal methods like rubber bullets or just overwhelm in numbers....



In my book just means best practice is to kill every one...
Posted by Athens, on Feb 21, 2013 at 07:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Only a American could ever think of such crazy... 4,351 Views / 199 Replies  
Only a American could ever think of such crazy ideas.....

Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847 – April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw, gang leader, bank robber, train robber, and murderer from...
Posted by Athens, on Feb 21, 2013 at 04:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Not here, not unless the cop wants to go to jail.... 4,351 Views / 199 Replies  
Not here, not unless the cop wants to go to jail.

RCMP officer found guilty of aggravated assault for shooting man in driveway...
Posted by Athens, on Feb 21, 2013 at 04:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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