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iPad=turd 3,777 Views / 191 Replies  
Saw the iPad. Was not impressed. Why buy this when a laptop is much better? Apple is a mess if it thinks this is the future.
Posted by Chooglin', on Jun 4, 2010 at 11:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There's only one thing to do: rock out with your... 2,271 Views / 93 Replies  
There's only one thing to do: rock out with your gerbil out.
Posted by Chooglin', on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't understand why people argue over which OS... 795 Views / 38 Replies  
I don't understand why people argue over which OS is the fastest, then pull out some reference to an obscure OS that virtually nobody uses and wouldn't find useful.

I guess I could make my own OS...
Posted by Chooglin', on Nov 29, 2009 at 02:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's amazing how many people can be so short... 1,388 Views / 84 Replies  
It's amazing how many people can be so short sighted.

ChromeOS and other open source software are the future. The propietary computer desktop model that Microsoft and Apple have profited...
Posted by Chooglin', on Nov 28, 2009 at 01:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well you contradict your own argument. There's... 597 Views / 14 Replies  
Well you contradict your own argument. There's no such thing as email privacy no matter which server is used, Google's or yours. If people are transmitting social security numbers, medical...
Posted by Chooglin', on Nov 22, 2009 at 12:17 AM, in Applications
I can only offer this: email is inherently... 597 Views / 14 Replies  
I can only offer this: email is inherently insecure. Smart people understand not to put sensitive or confidential information in email no matter what email client they are using.
Posted by Chooglin', on Nov 21, 2009 at 11:37 PM, in Applications
besson: Paranoid much? Google has better... 597 Views / 14 Replies  
besson: Paranoid much?

Google has better things to do than read your email.
Posted by Chooglin', on Nov 21, 2009 at 05:20 PM, in Applications
Yes, here are the steps: 1. Remove... 597 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, here are the steps:

1. Remove Microsoft Office 2008

2. Sign in or sign up for a Gmail account.

3. Forward all other mail to your Gmail account.

4. Relax and watch email instantly...
Posted by Chooglin', on Nov 21, 2009 at 12:44 PM, in Applications
Windows 7 > OS X 10.6 1,276 Views / 26 Replies  
:-)
Posted by Chooglin', on Nov 7, 2009 at 03:10 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
My retirement is totally gone 1,670 Views / 77 Replies  
The stock market crash has completely wiped out my retirement. The financial websites can't tell me what to do. How am I supposed to afford retirement now?
Posted by Chooglin', on Mar 7, 2009 at 09:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why would anyone buy Office 2008? 827 Views / 28 Replies  
This is one of those mysteries now that Apple has shifted to Intel. Why would anyone buy Office 2008 when you can run Windows Office 2007 through a virtual machine? Office 2008 is a crippled...
Posted by Chooglin', on Mar 1, 2009 at 01:50 PM, in Applications
I agree most people could do their taxes in... 811 Views / 49 Replies  
I agree most people could do their taxes in theory. But then again 49.99% of all people have below average intelligence and voted for George W. Bush.
Posted by Chooglin', on Jan 31, 2009 at 03:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Um...."ask not what your country can do for you -... 425 Views / 20 Replies  
Um...."ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country"?
Posted by Chooglin', on Jan 25, 2009 at 06:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Retirement plans are BAD idea. Anyone who knows... 689 Views / 24 Replies  
Retirement plans are BAD idea. Anyone who knows their stuff knows that 401ks etc. are a complete gamble. So don't believe that because you are putting away money now that it will be there later on. ...
Posted by Chooglin', on Jan 19, 2009 at 05:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's pronounced "LIE-NUCKS" too. 3,637 Views / 75 Replies  
It's pronounced "LIE-NUCKS" too.
Posted by Chooglin', on Jan 19, 2009 at 10:45 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Does anyone else not care about the election? 225 Views / 8 Replies  
We all know that a politician is a politician. Whether you vote Republican or Democrat, just remember how virtually all politicians voted for the war regardless of the party or didn't vote at all to...
Posted by Chooglin', on Oct 19, 2008 at 02:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Farts are exploding out my ass as you read this!!... 1,258 Views / 70 Replies  
Farts are exploding out my ass as you read this!! And I'm not wiping either.

Butt seriously, taking a crap in and of itself is probably unhygenic no matter how you try to clean it up. And...
Posted by Chooglin', on Oct 19, 2008 at 01:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Farts are exploding out my ass as you read this!!... 1,258 Views / 70 Replies  
Farts are exploding out my ass as you read this!! And I'm not wiping either.
Posted by Chooglin', on Oct 19, 2008 at 01:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So does anyone else find the need for an Apple... 13,388 Views / 58 Replies  
So does anyone else find the need for an Apple "genius" to be contrary to Apple's previous marketing campaign that "Macs just work?" If your Mac just works and is designed to be user friendly, then...
Posted by Chooglin', on Jun 28, 2008 at 02:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Theming on OS X 1,993 Views / 10 Replies  
Why is theming dead? And there's about 10 threads in this forum...sad. What happened to Max and BBX and the rest???
Posted by Chooglin', on Apr 6, 2008 at 11:32 PM, in GUI Customization
why not just go to this friend's house and put a... 2,329 Views / 55 Replies  
why not just go to this friend's house and put a gun to his head and tell him to buy a Power Mac? That's what you want to do anyways.
Posted by Chooglin', on Feb 6, 2008 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
What did you expect from Macworld? Gambling,... 966 Views / 42 Replies  
What did you expect from Macworld? Gambling, hookers, drinks, and Steve coming up to you with a free MacBook Pro?
Posted by Chooglin', on Jan 19, 2008 at 08:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
See this is what I don't get. You can... 559 Views / 16 Replies  
See this is what I don't get.

You can afford a Macbook Air, but you won't pay the money for a first class seat.

There's something wrong with that.

And I could get a 17" powerbook into a...
Posted by Chooglin', on Jan 17, 2008 at 08:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple user's obsession with thinness 559 Views / 16 Replies  
Just wanted to say, I don't understand the need for an "ultrathin" notebook. The apple laptops are already thin enough. I could easily transport a 17" powerbook anywhere. For all the tradeoffs,...
Posted by Chooglin', on Jan 17, 2008 at 08:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just leave without saying anything or putting... 788 Views / 34 Replies  
Just leave without saying anything or putting anything in writing except for one sentence saying you are resigning.
Posted by Chooglin', on Dec 11, 2007 at 10:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Office Suite for OS X 352 Views / 4 Replies  
Maybe I am missing something here, but I am left wondering why Apple or some other non-MS company has not yet introduced an office suite that can rival MS Office.

Why can't Apple make an office...
Posted by Chooglin', on Dec 9, 2007 at 01:18 PM, in Applications
Nobody is going to miss a store that employs high... 1,594 Views / 53 Replies  
Nobody is going to miss a store that employs high schoolers who know nothing about what they are selling to avoid paying a fair wage and benefits. They might as well employ trained monkeys in...
Posted by Chooglin', on Dec 8, 2007 at 11:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My powerbook has been dropped on a hard floor... 7,084 Views / 19 Replies  
My powerbook has been dropped on a hard floor from three feet up and had water spilled in it, and it's still like new and going strong.
Posted by Chooglin', on Nov 22, 2007 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook G4 superdrive speed increase with Leopard 401 Views / 2 Replies  
I have found that my superdrive now writes at 8x for DVDs whereas under previous versions of OS X it was a maximum 2x for DVDs. Why has Leopard made it faster?
Posted by Chooglin', on Nov 12, 2007 at 01:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Stocks are not a wise investment. Why do you... 539 Views / 10 Replies  
Stocks are not a wise investment. Why do you think they call the people who set up the trades, brokers? Because they make you broker.

If anyone actually knew how to make money in stocks, they...
Posted by Chooglin', on Sep 30, 2007 at 02:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You should always get an annual eye exam when... 5,840 Views / 20 Replies  
You should always get an annual eye exam when wearing contacts. Contact lenses are a medical device and as such require you to be monitored by a doctor. Contact lenses might seem ordinary, but...
Posted by Chooglin', on Sep 12, 2007 at 10:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just buy Vista at the college bookstore. You'll... 703 Views / 16 Replies  
Just buy Vista at the college bookstore. You'll get the OS immediately without any complications and it'll do everything you need.

The majority of Vista users find it better than XP.
Posted by Chooglin', on Sep 12, 2007 at 10:25 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Don't listen to the naysayers, If you really... 1,432 Views / 54 Replies  
Don't listen to the naysayers, If you really want to go to london, you'll find a way.
Posted by Chooglin', on Sep 9, 2007 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My Mackbook Pro Has Fingerprints and Dust On It. **PLEASE HELP NOW** 498 Views / 8 Replies  
Help!!!!
MAYDAY!!!

;-)
Posted by Chooglin', on Sep 2, 2007 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Numbers not even close to competing with Excel 910 Views / 19 Replies  
Numbers may look good, but the only real advantage is being able to create and adjust layout. It is a mystery that Microsoft didn't already incorporate this.

In terms of data analysis, even...
Posted by Chooglin', on Aug 20, 2007 at 04:12 AM, in Applications
Uhhh... There will never be time when... 1,123 Views / 43 Replies  
Uhhh...

There will never be time when physical currency is no longer in existance. Unless there is a nuclear war or something.

The idea that money can be electronic is a fantasy and a...
Posted by Chooglin', on Aug 16, 2007 at 02:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You know, I don't feel like I should have to pay... 486 Views / 20 Replies  
You know, I don't feel like I should have to pay so much money for food either. I think the government should provide free catering for everyone. That way no one will be hungry and we won't have to...
Posted by Chooglin', on Aug 13, 2007 at 03:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Healthcare is a service. Expect to pay for it. ... 486 Views / 20 Replies  
Healthcare is a service. Expect to pay for it. You take your car into a mechanic, and you pay for the shop to diagnose and fix your car. Healthcare is no different. Maybe these liberal nut cases...
Posted by Chooglin', on Aug 13, 2007 at 02:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you use Cashcall, please kill yourself. You... 423 Views / 13 Replies  
If you use Cashcall, please kill yourself. You will be far better off.
Posted by Chooglin', on Aug 6, 2007 at 02:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In this case of massive debt, I would strongly... 2,145 Views / 48 Replies  
In this case of massive debt, I would strongly advise both of you to emigrate to a new country. Canada or the UK perhaps? That way you will not have to pay the debt and get married with a clean...
Posted by Chooglin', on Aug 6, 2007 at 12:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Take it to a real auto mechanic and pay the bill... 469 Views / 18 Replies  
Take it to a real auto mechanic and pay the bill to have it repaired professionally. If you can't afford it, then bite the bullet, sell it, and buy a bicycle.

I think most people would agree...
Posted by Chooglin', on Aug 5, 2007 at 03:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone who has taken a good look at stocks... 1,781 Views / 77 Replies  
Anyone who has taken a good look at stocks realizes that the "stock market" is actually a giant gambling hall. The truth is that most people without millions to play the game to their advantage lose...
Posted by Chooglin', on Aug 3, 2007 at 03:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I seriously doubt an Apple store would sell... 410 Views / 9 Replies  
I seriously doubt an Apple store would sell returned items as new. And the OP's grammar is atrocious. I would be embarassed if I wrote like that.
Posted by Chooglin', on Jul 18, 2007 at 01:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/I/514DDEFPDSL.... 1,406 Views / 53 Replies  
http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/I/514DDEFPDSL._SS500_.jpg
Posted by Chooglin', on Jul 18, 2007 at 12:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
 
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