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Poll: Donate it to charity. Frankly, this would... 2,543 Views / 110 Replies  
Donate it to charity.

Frankly, this would have been better off not taxed away form me in the first place.
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jan 22, 2008 at 05:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Clinton: This sounds a lot like some true Socialism 1,308 Views / 99 Replies  
Not to demagogue with the big 'S' word…

But, the number of government intrusions programs she has in mind make it pretty obvious she is nowhere near the center.

For Clinton, Government as...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jan 22, 2008 at 05:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
While I feel the pain of my 7300GT card being... 37,448 Views / 565 Replies  
While I feel the pain of my 7300GT card being 'not great' and would love to have a better graphics card (which they sell retail…) I am not sure what you want them to upgrade.

Intel has yet to...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jul 10, 2007 at 07:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Still 10.4.8 or are you .9/.10 ? 2,987 Views / 27 Replies  
Still 10.4.8 or are you .9/.10 ?
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jul 9, 2007 at 05:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think she spent a majority of her jail time as... 3,047 Views / 168 Replies  
I think she spent a majority of her jail time as a result of contempt (refusing to testify) and not a conviction. Not that it makes a difference. I'd say jail is jail.

Stones on that one, for sure.
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jul 3, 2007 at 01:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
First, you can spare me the PR lesson. Thanks... 3,047 Views / 168 Replies  
First, you can spare me the PR lesson. Thanks though.

Please show me where I said purgery is OK.

I said as the whoel thing was a circus that the commution should not come as a surprise.

As...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jul 3, 2007 at 01:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'd have to agree. Likewise, special prosecutors... 3,047 Views / 168 Replies  
I'd have to agree. Likewise, special prosecutors using the same to exact what amounts to political strikes should not be tolerated.
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jul 3, 2007 at 01:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Am I defending purgery? No. I am pointing... 3,047 Views / 168 Replies  
Am I defending purgery? No.

I am pointing out that there are no shortage of persons on the other side of the isle that have committed like or more egregious acts and were either never prosecuted...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jul 3, 2007 at 01:06 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, ok… And yet another blind attempt to... 3,047 Views / 168 Replies  
Oh, ok…

And yet another blind attempt to debase an administration (which is otherwise really pissing me off) while conveniently ignoring that 'the other side' is quite as much quietly of the same...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jul 2, 2007 at 08:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
1) He was not pardoned. His jail sentence was... 3,047 Views / 168 Replies  
1) He was not pardoned. His jail sentence was commuted. Not the same thing.

Given the dubious nature of this case, that he was convicted of a technicality on at least a non-issue, and that the...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jul 2, 2007 at 07:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That is a good question… ATI comes along and... 1,088 Views / 21 Replies  
That is a good question…

ATI comes along and usually has an upgrade for the 'previous' config… like the PCI X1900 G5 version…

My guess is as long as the 1900XT is the crd that goes in the...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jun 18, 2007 at 11:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Considering that .5 will be in OCt I think that... 948 Views / 10 Replies  
Considering that .5 will be in OCt I think that is entirely reasonable.

Additionally, it gives them time to make it a significant release rather than a 'me too'.

A well .5'ed iLIfe and iWork is...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jun 15, 2007 at 08:28 PM, in Applications
So… um… how about that sexy QuickLook icon… 6,710 Views / 297 Replies  
So… um… how about that sexy QuickLook icon…
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jun 15, 2007 at 02:53 PM, in Mac OS X
See, this is the thing… There isn't one... 371 Views / 10 Replies  
See, this is the thing…

There isn't one upside… there are several.

It is not that there is one reason… they are many.

The effort put into SafarWin can yield far more benefits than not… this...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jun 15, 2007 at 01:29 AM, in Applications
I think that QuickLook is probably going to be... 6,710 Views / 297 Replies  
I think that QuickLook is probably going to be the biggest feature that most people use. Col view plus QL would be huge.

No word yet, but if QL would 'flip' like a widget and have all the file...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jun 12, 2007 at 03:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, that is a rhetorical question. But, yes, it... 347 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, that is a rhetorical question. But, yes, it is. As is Quicktime.
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jun 12, 2007 at 12:09 AM, in Applications
Poll: Ditto. I use FF with the Web Dev plug-in when the... 2,855 Views / 58 Replies  
Ditto. I use FF with the Web Dev plug-in when the need arises, otherwise Saf is where it is at. I probably use IE6/7 in Parallels as much as an alternate Mac browser.

T

(I gave up on OW ever...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jun 12, 2007 at 12:07 AM, in Applications
CMD-G 4,653 Views / 268 Replies  
CMD-G
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jun 12, 2007 at 12:02 AM, in Applications
osxpinot, I think many are are so looking for the... 1,239 Views / 52 Replies  
osxpinot, I think many are are so looking for the 'shock and awe' that they are missing the zen-like simplicity and accessibility.

…this was not Macworld, but WWDC. The keynote sets the tone for...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Jun 11, 2007 at 11:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I keep wanting to use Camino, not sure why… maybe... 2,321 Views / 47 Replies  
I keep wanting to use Camino, not sure why… maybe because it is pretty.

But I keep coming back to Safari for 90%. I keep FF on hand for all its webdev tools/extensions.
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on May 1, 2007 at 11:34 PM, in Applications
I was getting a consistent crash when I changed... 690 Views / 10 Replies  
I was getting a consistent crash when I changed the default proportional font to Myriad.

I moved it to Helvetica and it went away.

Other than that it has been pretty stable.

Toby
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 30, 2007 at 07:55 PM, in Applications
A certain irony from the first post on the new... 3,109 Views / 50 Replies  
A certain irony from the first post on the new ResEx page:



Lack of updates? Hmmmn.
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 27, 2007 at 12:55 PM, in GUI Customization
Odd, they seem to blur after a time and lack... 2,986 Views / 19 Replies  
Odd, they seem to blur after a time and lack distinction.

Then again, I don't have that many items in my Dock.
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 27, 2007 at 12:51 PM, in GUI Customization
I'll assume you are looking for a code/html... 15,793 Views / 11 Replies  
I'll assume you are looking for a code/html editor:

TextMate has almost no surface appeal…

The you see the Tab Triggers and bundles and playing field really becomes clear.

TextMate was...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 26, 2007 at 12:00 AM, in Applications
Aron, While I agree with you that DW is too... 6,390 Views / 195 Replies  
Aron,

While I agree with you that DW is too easily dismissed, I have read that the Spry stuff that DW spits out isn't all that pretty. Code-heads will probably take issue with that. As might I.
...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 25, 2007 at 01:48 PM, in Applications
Before we get to having sites go 'mono a mono'... 6,390 Views / 195 Replies  
Before we get to having sites go 'mono a mono' and quoting the industry visionaries I would like to point out that 'designing a site' and 'maintaining' a site are two very different things.
...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 25, 2007 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
That is just it, it isn't an export. It is the... 6,390 Views / 195 Replies  
That is just it, it isn't an export. It is the literal copy and paste from the doc to the DW design window… no file saving or exporting at all. Cut/Paste. Heh, don't even get me started on Track...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 24, 2007 at 10:15 PM, in Applications
My bad. I make this mistake after a year with it.... 6,390 Views / 195 Replies  
My bad. I make this mistake after a year with it. TextMate. Fixed..
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 24, 2007 at 10:04 PM, in Applications
Okay, I don't love DW, but it is, for many, a... 6,390 Views / 195 Replies  
Okay, I don't love DW, but it is, for many, a necessary tool. So, in keeping with you flavor of comparison…

Please paste a 10 page word doc with 5% bold and italics in any app other than DW and...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 24, 2007 at 09:38 PM, in Applications
My 'shelling' comes in the form of a CS 3 update... 6,390 Views / 195 Replies  
My 'shelling' comes in the form of a CS 3 update that gets me PS, IL, DW, FW, Acrobat and Flash for 499, so the 'retail' comparison is not one I could do.

I've no idea if DW CS3 will be a huge...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 24, 2007 at 07:41 PM, in Applications
While many may hand-code, the notion of 'most' is... 6,390 Views / 195 Replies  
While many may hand-code, the notion of 'most' is purely anecdotal.



Apps are not a way of life, but tools. You use DW for some things, I use it for others (despite my pref for...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 24, 2007 at 05:46 PM, in Applications
And I have not. 6,390 Views / 195 Replies  
And I have not.
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 24, 2007 at 03:53 PM, in Applications
This is ultimately my biggest issue and probably... 6,390 Views / 195 Replies  
This is ultimately my biggest issue and probably the reason I won't buy it. The scope selectors are nice, but of little use if it doesn't 'sync' the relevant code and display.

DW is a pig, the UI...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 24, 2007 at 03:15 PM, in Applications
So far I like…but is not without it's... 6,390 Views / 195 Replies  
So far I like…but is not without it's shortcomings though… some of them a little baffling.

The 'Sites' list is sexy, but lacks the simple ability to sort by name or even a list view. There also...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 23, 2007 at 09:14 PM, in Applications
The more I think about it, I am not sure a v22 is... 774 Views / 23 Replies  
The more I think about it, I am not sure a v22 is intended to do hot LZ runs. It seems too large.

I, along with a few others, have mistakenly viewed it as a UH60 replacement. Seems more like a...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 18, 2007 at 10:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
A) Your examples add up to nothing unless you use... 1,545 Views / 77 Replies  
A) Your examples add up to nothing unless you use a retrospective position.

B) How exactly am I defending an administration? I am pointing out zealous over-simplification on your part. But, you...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 18, 2007 at 10:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No, I wasn't comparing the two craft directly… my... 774 Views / 23 Replies  
No, I wasn't comparing the two craft directly… my bad.

Many like to just point out that a helo can 'autorotate' and land damaged, yada yada. While true it has become one of those urban legend...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 17, 2007 at 09:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sorry, I have to call BS. While well stated,... 1,545 Views / 77 Replies  
Sorry, I have to call BS.

While well stated, this is academic hindsight and fancy platitudes.

You grossly over-simplify the process, tie it up neat, fold the corners symmetrically and stick a...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 17, 2007 at 09:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Personally, I think the concept of the v22 is... 774 Views / 23 Replies  
Personally, I think the concept of the v22 is great. But at $80M a pop, that seems a bit much vs the $6-10M each for UH-60 variants.

Perhaps the tactical pluses merit the expense… as Dustoffs,...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 17, 2007 at 04:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It did not kill 30 pilots. The bulk of these... 774 Views / 23 Replies  
It did not kill 30 pilots.

The bulk of these deaths (19) was a compliment of marine troops on board in a single crash. No less tragic, but malformed/misrepresented figures to make a point doesn't...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 16, 2007 at 06:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
As did the other nations… This is not new news. ... 1,545 Views / 77 Replies  
As did the other nations… This is not new news.

This is a recurrence of unverifiable data that surfaces and contains very little actionable details.

From the article:

This is not a silver...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 16, 2007 at 05:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
text-shadow was dropped from CSS 2.1 I'd not... 2,686 Views / 51 Replies  
text-shadow was dropped from CSS 2.1

I'd not ever count on it.
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Apr 2, 2007 at 12:46 AM, in Applications
The writers are either losing complete control or... 232,978 Views / 4,986 Replies  
The writers are either losing complete control or have a devious plan…

We'll know in 9 months <.

T
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Mar 26, 2007 at 12:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think he really has much of a shot... 744 Views / 39 Replies  
I don't think he really has much of a shot anyway…

That he chooses to continue running is entirely his call regardless of what proponents and detractors say.

That said, is not a choice I'd...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Mar 22, 2007 at 04:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, I was referring specifically to this... 1,699 Views / 64 Replies  
Yeah, I was referring specifically to this thread.

The logic and perception would be harder to cheat on, but the others, especially memory types, would be easier to manipulate.
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Mar 21, 2007 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So, I decided to try the test again… I did... 1,699 Views / 64 Replies  
So, I decided to try the test again… I did better. 133.

But it was the SAME TEST

It means you might be able to fake/cheat on many of the questions.

This opens things up for some severe...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Mar 21, 2007 at 01:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Age: 35, Aries (I am sure that has a significant... 1,699 Views / 64 Replies  
Age: 35, Aries (I am sure that has a significant weight ;) )
http://dragonfly-media.com/misc/img/iq.png

Those logic items are a punk when the clock is ticking and I knew I botched 2 Language...
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Mar 20, 2007 at 10:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't see how Saul could be a part of the Final... 232,978 Views / 4,986 Replies  
I don't see how Saul could be a part of the Final 5. Adama knew him in the first Cylon War.
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Mar 19, 2007 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It won't fill my want for Studio 60, but Raines... 474 Views / 5 Replies  
It won't fill my want for Studio 60, but Raines was good and I will be giving it a fair shot…

I enjoyed it too, always have like Goldblum.

T
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Mar 16, 2007 at 04:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Did you know you can hire a prostitute and record... 795 Views / 34 Replies  
Did you know you can hire a prostitute and record it with intent to distribute and sell legally?

It should be legal. It's kinda nasty… but should be legal.
Posted by :dragonflypro:, on Mar 14, 2007 at 01:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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