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Due South (Killer theme tune) Love Boat: Next... 3,745 Views / 138 Replies  
Due South (Killer theme tune)
Love Boat: Next Wave (hot chicks, surprisingly funny, brain-candy)
Posted by Eciton, on Apr 10, 2004 at 07:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Logitech TrackMan Marble FX. Thing of beauty.... 2,394 Views / 21 Replies  
Logitech TrackMan Marble FX. Thing of beauty. Sadly PS/2 only and discontinued.
Posted by Eciton, on Mar 24, 2004 at 07:02 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Agent, Sound Recorder (built-in), PicaView,... 4,722 Views / 76 Replies  
Agent, Sound Recorder (built-in), PicaView, Microsoft ActiveSync, Nero, built-in network traffic monitor, TClock, Cute FTP... but some of those have very good replacements, of course.
Posted by Eciton, on Mar 18, 2004 at 05:44 PM, in Applications
Sounds like a really interesting idea! I love the... 717 Views / 10 Replies  
Sounds like a really interesting idea! I love the thought of being able to reconfigure it without having to buy more hardware. It would also be possible to move where the 'buttons' were located,...
Posted by Eciton, on Mar 17, 2004 at 12:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My iPod is just magical - the unwrapping... 1,122 Views / 21 Replies  
My iPod is just magical - the unwrapping experience was (nearly) better than sex - don't tell my girlfriend. The whole experience is a lot more than features alone.
Posted by Eciton, on Mar 12, 2004 at 06:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Quite a lot, but bizarrely not nearly as much as... 1,024 Views / 47 Replies  
Quite a lot, but bizarrely not nearly as much as I used to... not quite sure why.

Swearing can be creative, which is why I like it.
Posted by Eciton, on Mar 11, 2004 at 04:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I always save at least one blue and one orange to... 872 Views / 34 Replies  
I always save at least one blue and one orange to eat last, and change between sucking them, cracking the shell off into two saucer shapes with my teeth and just eating huge handfuls of them. Fun...
Posted by Eciton, on Feb 6, 2004 at 11:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought the BBC version was pretty cool. And I... 560 Views / 12 Replies  
I thought the BBC version was pretty cool. And I don't know whether I'm making this up, but haven't they cast Tim from The Office as Arthur? That's not bad casting after all, IMHO.
Posted by Eciton, on Feb 6, 2004 at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmm, it's loading for me- anyone else? 4,187 Views / 31 Replies  
Hmmm, it's loading for me- anyone else?
Posted by Eciton, on Jan 26, 2004 at 03:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's mine: Eciton's iBook setup... 4,187 Views / 31 Replies  
Here's mine:
Eciton's iBook setup (http://www.silver.dsl.pipex.com/ant/IMG_1656.JPG)

That's a 12" iBook G4, 17" CRT, PowerMate, iCurve, Apple keyboard, Kensington TurboBall, Panasonic X70,...
Posted by Eciton, on Jan 25, 2004 at 02:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A links page on my local machine that I set up... 802 Views / 29 Replies  
A links page on my local machine that I set up with about forty pages, categorised, that I visit regularly.
Posted by Eciton, on Jan 23, 2004 at 04:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup, add me to the list. iBook G4 12",... 933 Views / 17 Replies  
Yup, add me to the list.

iBook G4 12", 10.3.2

I've had several kernal panics when doing stuff with Bluetooth, and the Bluetooth icon just loves disappearing from the menu bar randomly.

I've...
Posted by Eciton, on Jan 23, 2004 at 03:58 AM, in macOS
Sticky: Just received my Crumpler Wee Bee in Navy /... 517,322 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Just received my Crumpler Wee Bee in Navy / Silver from Cancom, which cost me 63 GBP.

12" iBook fits it nicely, and overall the build-quality, fit and finish is excellent. One small pouch under...
Posted by Eciton, on Jan 22, 2004 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: A heady mixture of Expose', Cmd-Tab,... 810 Views / 18 Replies  
A heady mixture of Expose', Cmd-Tab, dock-clicking and minimize on my iBook, although at home I use my dual display to avoid minimizing, largely.
Posted by Eciton, on Jan 22, 2004 at 08:27 AM, in macOS
Just one thing you should know that I didn't read... 472 Views / 2 Replies  
Just one thing you should know that I didn't read anywhere re. the PowerMate - it doesn't 'click' round - it's a totally smooth rotation, which makes it a bit odd for skipping tracks etc.

Other...
Posted by Eciton, on Jan 19, 2004 at 05:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Goya Dress and Hammerbox - both awesome, both... 1,692 Views / 80 Replies  
Goya Dress and Hammerbox - both awesome, both unknown.
Posted by Eciton, on Jan 19, 2004 at 05:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Damn, you beat me to it! :D I'm going round... 789 Views / 18 Replies  
Damn, you beat me to it! :D

I'm going round a mate's house for a party with my girlfriend and some visiting friends unless I get a better offer. Last year we were in the pub because we forgot to...
Posted by Eciton, on Dec 27, 2003 at 04:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Beats the hell out of me - not enough detail,... 927 Views / 18 Replies  
Beats the hell out of me - not enough detail, really. If it still baffles the original poster, the best bet is probably just to either:

a) ask B what is going on. What's the worst that could...
Posted by Eciton, on Dec 26, 2003 at 06:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmm, I stopped using USB Overdrive as it seemed... 997 Views / 16 Replies  
Hmmm, I stopped using USB Overdrive as it seemed to be causing some stability problems for me. I'm hesitant to reinstall it on my fresh installation as a result :)
Posted by Eciton, on Dec 26, 2003 at 04:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Glad to be of service! :D Merry Christmas :) 997 Views / 16 Replies  
Glad to be of service! :D

Merry Christmas :)
Posted by Eciton, on Dec 25, 2003 at 03:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just got my new Powermate and it does work... 997 Views / 16 Replies  
I just got my new Powermate and it does work under Panther, although it seems that after changing preferences I have to unplug / replug it for it to work with the updated settings. Still an immensely...
Posted by Eciton, on Dec 25, 2003 at 11:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you don't spend a lot of time playing games or... 815 Views / 15 Replies  
If you don't spend a lot of time playing games or looking at pics then the screen is very readable and clear, but if imagery is your thing then the lack of colours and resolution will be a problem....
Posted by Eciton, on Dec 25, 2003 at 07:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Awesome! It's a great device - check my review of... 815 Views / 15 Replies  
Awesome! It's a great device - check my review of it:

My review (http://www.infosyncworld.com/reviews/n/4308.html)

You're a lucky guy :)
Posted by Eciton, on Dec 24, 2003 at 01:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: Slashdot just posted a thread on this topic. ... 517,322 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Slashdot just posted a thread on this topic.
Here (http://ask.slashdot.org/askslashdot/03/12/24/0121206.shtml?tid=126&tid=137&tid=172&tid=184)
Posted by Eciton, on Dec 24, 2003 at 02:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Tori Amos - Rattlesnakes (can't remember) Jeff... 1,618 Views / 56 Replies  
Tori Amos - Rattlesnakes (can't remember)
Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah (Cohen)
Sheryl Crow - Mississippi (Dylan)
Goldfinger - 99 Red Balloons (Nena)

I can only think of those four at the moment :)
Posted by Eciton, on Dec 13, 2003 at 11:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Dr 'Danger' Love. The first name would... 1,069 Views / 46 Replies  
Dr 'Danger' Love.

The first name would forever remain an enigmatic mystery, but 'Dr Love' would be awesome and, of course, Danger is my middle name.

If I had to pick a real name? As a previous...
Posted by Eciton, on Dec 5, 2003 at 03:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Me striking a male model pose after a bottle of... 19,056 Views / 440 Replies  
Me striking a male model pose after a bottle of rum while visiting some mates back in Oxford a couple of weeks ago. Interesting night...

http://eciton.org.uk/eciton.jpg
Posted by Eciton, on Dec 1, 2003 at 05:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's happened for me too with my G4/800, and... 1,268 Views / 18 Replies  
It's happened for me too with my G4/800, and since I'm having some other bugs (disappearing Bluetooth indicator, random crashes, lost preferences) I'm going to reinstall Panther next time I get a...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 30, 2003 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: OS X not "intuitive" enough? -> article 6,632 Views / 51 Replies  
Ah, that was good - I'm sure he's going to take a reasoned look at your statements with that attitude :-/.

No disrespect meant, but with comments like that the Windows folks have a reason for...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 28, 2003 at 08:49 AM, in macOS
"Capacity"=4645,"Amperage"=1200,"Current"=4637,"Vo... 1,554 Views / 19 Replies  
"Capacity"=4645,"Amperage"=1200,"Current"=4637,"Voltage"=12581
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 28, 2003 at 06:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: -LaunchBar -Colloquy (IRC) -NetNewsWire Lite ... 255,402 Views / 559 Replies  
-LaunchBar
-Colloquy (IRC)
-NetNewsWire Lite
-Fire
-ceepeeyou
-Synergy (shareware iTunes controller)
-BitTorrent
-iScooper
-VLC
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 23, 2003 at 09:38 AM, in Applications
They don't need body armour in rugby. And aside... 1,053 Views / 40 Replies  
They don't need body armour in rugby. And aside from ice hockey, it's the only game where the players are more than happy to be injured. In fact, it's routine that they have to force rugby players...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 23, 2003 at 09:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: Hey folks, don't know whether this has been... 517,322 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Hey folks,

don't know whether this has been posted yet, but I came across it and there are a few listings there that aren't duplicated in this thread. Enjoy.

<a...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 22, 2003 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What an amazingly tense game - gonna get drunk... 1,053 Views / 40 Replies  
What an amazingly tense game - gonna get drunk tonight!

Awesome.
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 22, 2003 at 07:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I'd get Rachel drunk and sleep with her at a... 1,446 Views / 36 Replies  
I'd get Rachel drunk and sleep with her at a party. And then I'd feel really bad about it afterwards.
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 22, 2003 at 04:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like (from my searches) that our xxx23... 970 Views / 7 Replies  
Looks like (from my searches) that our xxx23 drives have no patch yet, while the previous combo drives, with xxx22 drives have a patch. I expect it's only a matter of time...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 18, 2003 at 04:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: restock? 29,512 Views / 276 Replies  
I'd like to know the same for the blue-flames-on-white for the 12" iBook, please!
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 17, 2003 at 02:08 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Jcgerm, I'm assuming our Switcher is from the UK,... 5,245 Views / 60 Replies  
Jcgerm, I'm assuming our Switcher is from the UK, like me. On an IBM keyboard, the hash key is next to the return key. The three key shows the UK pound symbol, our currency. Hash is accessed by Alt-3...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 16, 2003 at 03:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, my BTO order was apparently assembled in... 3,134 Views / 70 Replies  
Yeah, my BTO order was apparently assembled in about 48 hours, and then took an alarming amount of time to ship. Perhaps they scan the boxes before they have anything in them?

Incidentally, the...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 14, 2003 at 09:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Oooh, another person living near Colnbrook. How... 3,134 Views / 70 Replies  
Oooh, another person living near Colnbrook. How spooky!

I wonder if Apple will be expanding into the UK as a retail presence? After all, they're continuing the push with new Apple Stores in the...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 13, 2003 at 04:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Indeed, welcome! Watch out for some of the... 615 Views / 3 Replies  
Indeed, welcome! Watch out for some of the weirdos we've got here ;)

Seriously, these are the best Mac forums about, so you should get a lot out of them - feel free to ask any questions and...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 11, 2003 at 01:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Pipex UK DSL. Good. 986 Views / 41 Replies  
Pipex UK DSL. Good.
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 11, 2003 at 01:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've heard good things about the Trio, although... 465 Views / 1 Replies  
I've heard good things about the Trio, although I'm in the same boat as you and am looking forward to some useful answers :)
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 11, 2003 at 01:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think we've come to the conclusion that Apple... 3,134 Views / 70 Replies  
I think we've come to the conclusion that Apple UK are a bit farcical - especially that they have no proper operation here, and everything has to come from abroad. Still, it's good that people are...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 11, 2003 at 01:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Aha, you remember me! Indeed, after a year's... 1,756 Views / 23 Replies  
Aha, you remember me! Indeed, after a year's procrastination, waiting and sleepless nights I finally sprang for a 12" iBook, new. I've maxed everything out and I'm happy with my decision :D.
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 11, 2003 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My new 12 is currently running at 47 degrees,... 863 Views / 6 Replies  
My new 12 is currently running at 47 degrees, according to a utility, and does feel warm to the touch. I watched a DVD earlier and it became quite painful to the touch on the bottom, and very warm on...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 9, 2003 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Accept that things get dirty, scratched and... 587 Views / 1 Replies  
Accept that things get dirty, scratched and broken. It gives them character :D

I don't think there is anything you can do other than use a gentle cleaning solution whenever it gets unbearable.
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 9, 2003 at 12:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, the point of thos sort of questions is that... 1,295 Views / 48 Replies  
Well, the point of thos sort of questions is that you can't really prepare for them, and that they reveal a lot about you. So, there's not much we can do :).

However, in terms of interview skills...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 9, 2003 at 12:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Advertising one's own website - fine. ... 898 Views / 31 Replies  
Advertising one's own website - fine.
Advertising one's own freeware / shareware - fine.
Advertising one's company's commercial software - a bit sad, but fine.
Advertising annoying pages (porn,...
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 9, 2003 at 07:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
blimey, what the f*ck was that?! 2,172 Views / 104 Replies  
blimey, what the f*ck was that?!
Posted by Eciton, on Nov 8, 2003 at 10:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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