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"Did you think I wouldn't recognize you because... 895 Views / 12 Replies  
"Did you think I wouldn't recognize you because your cheekbones were covered?"

Finally, the silliness of comic book masks is acknowledged. Let's face it, anyone who knew Bruce Wayne would...
Posted by LaGow, on Jun 26, 2011 at 11:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I could go on. It's not like TV. One of the truly... 1,813 Views / 60 Replies  
I could go on. It's not like TV. One of the truly wonderful things about court, for example, is waiting for hours while the judge slogs through every other case on the docket till he makes it to...
Posted by LaGow, on Jun 26, 2011 at 11:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is probably the single dumbest thread I’ve... 1,813 Views / 60 Replies  
This is probably the single dumbest thread I’ve ever read. I am agog. What are you, 12? Why in heaven’s name would you want to do this? Are you that bored? Or just stupid?

Take it from someone who...
Posted by LaGow, on Jun 26, 2011 at 11:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes It's Girly, But I Love it So 1,061 Views / 7 Replies  
Just got a 13" MacBook and it's already become a love object. Coming from a stolen MacBook Pro I bought over three years ago, I just can't believe the quality of the display, among other things. But...
Posted by LaGow, on Nov 25, 2009 at 12:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
All I know is that I saw Star Trek five times and... 2,422 Views / 114 Replies  
All I know is that I saw Star Trek five times and I still cried every time Captain Kirk was born. And I didn't care that Cameron had him. Now that's a good movie in my book.

And all I can say...
Posted by LaGow, on Jul 18, 2009 at 09:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, that's the story from our consultant,... 1,057 Views / 13 Replies  
Yeah, that's the story from our consultant, although considering Adobe's history in that regard you have a right to be incredulous. Personally, I think what you're saying about the overall speed...
Posted by LaGow, on Jul 12, 2009 at 12:40 PM, in Applications
My understanding from our Mac consultant is,... 1,057 Views / 13 Replies  
My understanding from our Mac consultant is, while InDesign is a universal binary, it is particularly tuned towards Intel. He suggested that InDesign would work better on our Mac Mini--not a...
Posted by LaGow, on Jul 11, 2009 at 11:59 AM, in Applications
My 15" CD2 MBP is also rebooting spontaneously.... 2,686 Views / 25 Replies  
My 15" CD2 MBP is also rebooting spontaneously. It's done it two or three times since I got it last Fall. I haven't noticed whether it was alseep or not--probably not--but the lid was closed so I...
Posted by LaGow, on May 9, 2007 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How do you reset the power manager on a macbook... 555 Views / 5 Replies  
How do you reset the power manager on a macbook pro?
Posted by LaGow, on Mar 19, 2007 at 09:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Folks, I've lived in and/or worked NYC for 20... 1,047 Views / 38 Replies  
Folks, I've lived in and/or worked NYC for 20 years. They can propose this stuff all they want, but it ain't gonna happen. Not even if it becomes law. It'll probably be about as effectively enforced...
Posted by LaGow, on Feb 9, 2007 at 12:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Absolutely--but one has to believe Apple has... 2,596 Views / 58 Replies  
Absolutely--but one has to believe Apple has presented this argument to the EU prior to now.
Posted by LaGow, on Feb 6, 2007 at 06:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Paul would have to get Yoko Ono, Olivia Harrison... 758 Views / 11 Replies  
Paul would have to get Yoko Ono, Olivia Harrison (presumably), and Ringo to agree. Also, what other boards does Paul sit on? Does he bring anything to the table from a strategic standpoint? I wonder...
Posted by LaGow, on Oct 9, 2005 at 11:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't count on it. Yoko exists in her own little... 758 Views / 11 Replies  
Don't count on it. Yoko exists in her own little bizarro world, Paul can be very stubborn--probably through years of listening to his late wife's father, Lee Eastman, a very astute entertainment...
Posted by LaGow, on Oct 8, 2005 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As free as issuing their catalog of songs on... 758 Views / 11 Replies  
As free as issuing their catalog of songs on iTunes. Songs produced and paid for 40 years ago a million times over.
Posted by LaGow, on Oct 8, 2005 at 06:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Run for Congress. As a Democrat. 1,344 Views / 23 Replies  
Run for Congress. As a Democrat.
Posted by LaGow, on Sep 24, 2005 at 09:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Lots of very frightened people here on this... 1,053 Views / 51 Replies  
Lots of very frightened people here on this board. Let me add to the paranoia:

Nothing stops a determined terrorist. Nothing. Not invasive security measures, not thousands of troops. For those who...
Posted by LaGow, on Aug 7, 2005 at 08:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Cripes, can you be any more condescending? You... 1,296 Views / 46 Replies  
Cripes, can you be any more condescending? You make a lot of assumptions, based upon little or no information at all.
Posted by LaGow, on Jul 29, 2005 at 10:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is most assuredly NOT the norm. How many... 1,296 Views / 46 Replies  
This is most assuredly NOT the norm. How many parents of 13-year old boys do you talk to? Since I am the parent of a boy that age, I end up talking to quite a few, especially in my capacity as a...
Posted by LaGow, on Jul 28, 2005 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Baloney. If someone isn't responsible enough to... 1,296 Views / 46 Replies  
Baloney. If someone isn't responsible enough to take out the garbage without being asked, how is that person going to be responsible enough to deal with a sexual relationship and all of its potential...
Posted by LaGow, on Jul 28, 2005 at 04:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Particularly if they are not parents themselves.... 1,296 Views / 46 Replies  
Particularly if they are not parents themselves. I had all sorts of theories and promises about childrearing prior to actually having them. I think I've broken every single one of them at least once....
Posted by LaGow, on Jul 28, 2005 at 03:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ever tried to get a 13-year old boy to talk about... 1,296 Views / 46 Replies  
Ever tried to get a 13-year old boy to talk about his sex life? Hardy har har. Teenage boys talk in a series of grunts, at least to their parents. My wife and I are finding out about it through what...
Posted by LaGow, on Jul 28, 2005 at 03:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You're twisting his statement if I'm reading what... 1,978 Views / 56 Replies  
You're twisting his statement if I'm reading what you're saying correctly. There's a difference between an abstract principle--in this case the architectural type that millenium and Don are talking...
Posted by LaGow, on Jun 7, 2005 at 05:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
All this angst. The processor is a complete and... 1,978 Views / 56 Replies  
All this angst. The processor is a complete and utter non-issue to everybody but the most technically inclined. Mac sales won't be hurt because, as has been pointed out a million times (and no-one is...
Posted by LaGow, on Jun 7, 2005 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That may need to wait until Hector de Ruiz, CEO... 1,978 Views / 56 Replies  
That may need to wait until Hector de Ruiz, CEO of AMD, who used to be the head of Motorola's semiconductor division back in the G4 days, leaves.

Egos, egos, he goes.
Posted by LaGow, on Jun 7, 2005 at 02:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Bud Tribble is the man who coined the termreality... 1,119 Views / 6 Replies  
Bud Tribble is the man who coined the termreality distortion field...
Posted by LaGow, on May 20, 2005 at 09:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is there someone who can explain clearly the... 8,634 Views / 62 Replies  
Is there someone who can explain clearly the differences between Dashboard's and Konfabulator's use of system resources? When I fire up Terminal and use top, I see the same multiple processes for...
Posted by LaGow, on May 20, 2005 at 09:44 PM, in Applications
You may find yourself reaching the point of... 1,191 Views / 29 Replies  
You may find yourself reaching the point of diminishing returns with this problem. At some point you may want to reconsider just reinstalling your system rather than spending hours and hours of time...
Posted by LaGow, on May 20, 2005 at 08:41 PM, in Mac OS X
I have found that I prefer OS X's antiasing over... 7,839 Views / 97 Replies  
I have found that I prefer OS X's antiasing over both Windows XP and, of course, the so-called "legacy" Mac OS. There are some who hold XP's ClearType--and I'm pretty sure Woz wrote the initial...
Posted by LaGow, on May 20, 2005 at 05:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Sigh. This is what I suggested in the first place. 7,839 Views / 97 Replies  
Sigh. This is what I suggested in the first place.
Posted by LaGow, on May 20, 2005 at 04:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Touché. I would have to agree. 1,191 Views / 29 Replies  
Touché. I would have to agree.
Posted by LaGow, on May 20, 2005 at 04:29 PM, in Mac OS X
I'd like to second that. There's been a lot of... 1,191 Views / 29 Replies  
I'd like to second that. There's been a lot of that going around in the forums lately. Enabling root is dangerous advice for casual users. Sudo is much better, if you have to go into the Terminal at...
Posted by LaGow, on May 20, 2005 at 10:15 AM, in Mac OS X
He's being a perfectly polite advocate. No need... 8,634 Views / 62 Replies  
He's being a perfectly polite advocate. No need to chide him. To the contrary, this thread is actually quite informative, largely due to eevyl's courteous doggedness.
Posted by LaGow, on May 20, 2005 at 09:49 AM, in Applications
Well, it used to be worse. The previous target... 7,839 Views / 97 Replies  
Well, it used to be worse. The previous target was the so-called "digikids." Apparently, they were being targeted by Apple at the expense of the "pros."

There were a couple of other zingers they...
Posted by LaGow, on May 20, 2005 at 08:29 AM, in Mac OS X
And that's entirely reasonable. The option is... 684 Views / 14 Replies  
And that's entirely reasonable. The option is then to try again later, in which case the music must be paid for. It was never my intention to suggest customers get something for nothing. I just want...
Posted by LaGow, on May 18, 2005 at 07:43 PM, in Applications
Yes, I did finally receive the goods. After a... 684 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, I did finally receive the goods. After a while. And a good deal of angst. I stand by what I said: if the goods aren't delivered within a reasonable amount of time, refund the money and ask the...
Posted by LaGow, on May 18, 2005 at 04:46 PM, in Applications
Last I checked, the labels don't own iTMS. It's... 684 Views / 14 Replies  
Last I checked, the labels don't own iTMS. It's Apple's technology. It's Apple's problem. I don't think it's unreasonable for a customer to get his money back if he doesn't receive the goods as...
Posted by LaGow, on May 18, 2005 at 03:57 PM, in Applications
Had a problem completing a download of a song.... 684 Views / 14 Replies  
Had a problem completing a download of a song. The tune kept hanging and iTunes kept telling me to check back later. After checking back later and later, on and on, still getting the same message...
Posted by LaGow, on May 18, 2005 at 03:51 PM, in Applications
The problem is the way it's presented. Currently... 684 Views / 14 Replies  
The problem is the way it's presented. Currently iTMS lists a song as "released" on a certain date--the latest copyright. What we need is a separate category: Initial Release or something to that...
Posted by LaGow, on May 18, 2005 at 03:40 PM, in Applications
Rant: iTMS Could Be a Lot Better 684 Views / 14 Replies  
[This is a bit of a rant with some constructive criticism (I hope).]

The music industry doesn't know how really good they have it. It's bad enough that I'm re-buying the same songs I already have...
Posted by LaGow, on May 18, 2005 at 12:11 PM, in Applications
Perhaps, but it's not as if Microsoft has never... 1,001 Views / 12 Replies  
Perhaps, but it's not as if Microsoft has never released buggy operating systems itself. This article seems like it's yet another hypocritical attempt to spread FUD about OS X. Nobody with any real...
Posted by LaGow, on May 8, 2005 at 09:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Read this... 704 Views / 6 Replies  
Read this (http://arstechnica.com/reviews/os/macosx-10.4.ars/4).
Posted by LaGow, on May 6, 2005 at 01:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Actually, it's an original iPod, so Apple won't... 1,801 Views / 23 Replies  
Actually, it's an original iPod, so Apple won't help me no matter what. But upon further reflection, I think I may look for another option, like target disk mode.
Posted by LaGow, on May 6, 2005 at 11:16 AM, in Mac OS X
That piece of info just made my life a whole lot... 1,801 Views / 23 Replies  
That piece of info just made my life a whole lot easier.
Posted by LaGow, on May 6, 2005 at 07:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Is that possible? With the technique described... 1,801 Views / 23 Replies  
Is that possible? With the technique described above?
Posted by LaGow, on May 5, 2005 at 09:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, for legacy files. 2,013 Views / 32 Replies  
Yes, for legacy files.
Posted by LaGow, on Apr 27, 2005 at 08:12 AM, in Mac OS X
We have some friends who live in Bethesda. It's... 1,544 Views / 25 Replies  
We have some friends who live in Bethesda. It's so beautiful and has a great night life, which you can actually walk to from many parts of town. Best of all, my friend claims he's only 20 minutes...
Posted by LaGow, on Apr 25, 2005 at 08:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Dictionaries are good things. I use Sherlock's... 5,606 Views / 238 Replies  
Dictionaries are good things. I use Sherlock's dictionary module all the time--even though it's not as good as the paper kind--and it really helps. Try it--it may widen your world.
Posted by LaGow, on Apr 21, 2005 at 08:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And believe me, I wasn't thinking about the Pope! 5,606 Views / 238 Replies  
And believe me, I wasn't thinking about the Pope!
Posted by LaGow, on Apr 20, 2005 at 03:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I spent 9 years in Nebraska. The weather's a... 1,536 Views / 43 Replies  
I spent 9 years in Nebraska. The weather's a killer--cold and snowy in winter, brain-sucking humidity in summer. But the people are fantastic--when you can get them to talk. They're also a little...
Posted by LaGow, on Apr 20, 2005 at 09:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Agree. This thread has been an embarrassment to... 5,606 Views / 238 Replies  
Agree. This thread has been an embarrassment to the community for a couple of pages now.
Posted by LaGow, on Apr 20, 2005 at 08:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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