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I think you have me pegged wrong. I'm upset at... 1,216 Views / 59 Replies  
I think you have me pegged wrong. I'm upset at the part of human nature that seems to think that anonymity is an excuse for behaving like a child. Anonymity brings out the worst in people, including...
Posted by benb, on Apr 11, 2005 at 01:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, we don't. What needs to happen is for people... 1,216 Views / 59 Replies  
No, we don't. What needs to happen is for people to grow up and realize that just because this is an anonymous medium that does not give you license to act like a jerk. The way people act on the...
Posted by benb, on Apr 11, 2005 at 12:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can we get a mod in here to ban this guy? This... 1,216 Views / 59 Replies  
Can we get a mod in here to ban this guy? This whole thread is nothing but his flamebait.

Grow up man.
Posted by benb, on Apr 11, 2005 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: I have a few rules that need to be followed... 889 Views / 25 Replies  
I was ok with that until I got to j. Don't tell a man how to cook his beef.
Posted by benb, on Apr 11, 2005 at 12:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think the Onion had its peak three or four... 888 Views / 18 Replies  
I think the Onion had its peak three or four years ago. The headlines are still funny as is the news in brief, but the main articles are getting tedious now. Too bad you have to pay for all the good...
Posted by benb, on Apr 11, 2005 at 11:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Absolutely. If you do nothing else, go to these... 791 Views / 19 Replies  
Absolutely. If you do nothing else, go to these six National Parks. Ideally you would want to camp, but there are hotels nearby all the parks you can stay at. And plan on at least one day in each of...
Posted by benb, on Apr 4, 2005 at 11:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ... 1,763 Views / 80 Replies  
Yea, I'm looking forward to it. From what little I have learned about this stuff no soft tissue should be surviving that long. Guess that's why I'm not digging up dinosaur remains!
Posted by benb, on Mar 25, 2005 at 01:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What are you talking about? There's a repeated... 1,763 Views / 80 Replies  
What are you talking about? There's a repeated habit here. When someone only tells gay jokes, or polish jokes, or laughs at Venezuelans people tend to realize its more than comic-relief and a sign of...
Posted by benb, on Mar 25, 2005 at 01:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: Re: ... 1,763 Views / 80 Replies  
If we can move past the childish remarks and chest pounding to the real topic that would be nice.

For those who are in the know, was this previously considered possible by the scientific...
Posted by benb, on Mar 25, 2005 at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Welcome to patch day everyone! I mean, the three... 1,340 Views / 17 Replies  
Welcome to patch day everyone! I mean, the three of you that can actually log in. . .
Posted by benb, on Mar 22, 2005 at 11:40 PM, in Gaming
No one has pity for this man? I genuinely hurt... 1,221 Views / 42 Replies  
No one has pity for this man? I genuinely hurt for this guy; I realize that you would need to have some horrible things happening with your mind to do something like this. As much as it saddens me to...
Posted by benb, on Mar 21, 2005 at 10:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like video games. I usually play a game rather... 34,872 Views / 1,179 Replies  
I like video games. I usually play a game rather than watch TV.

But on vacation I'd rather be a tourist than play video games. Sit on the beach with your PSP? Camping? I'd rather go to bed early...
Posted by benb, on Mar 17, 2005 at 11:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Can I use an Apple Pro KB (USB) on a PC? 343 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes. Command will become the Windows key. Volume keys even work, too.
Posted by benb, on Mar 17, 2005 at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That will be very hard. The S900 (if memory... 971 Views / 20 Replies  
That will be very hard. The S900 (if memory serves me) has a Twin Turbo 128 8M video card. My pretty decent Linux skills have never gotten KDE or Gnome working on this card. It probably is possible...
Posted by benb, on Mar 16, 2005 at 01:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Mule is the transportation of choice in North Dakota 427 Views / 11 Replies  
Just one more reason I want to live in North Dakota. Yes, I am serious.
Posted by benb, on Mar 16, 2005 at 01:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would definitely use RAID 1 for mirroring if he... 1,053 Views / 39 Replies  
I would definitely use RAID 1 for mirroring if he plans to import all those CDs.
Posted by benb, on Mar 16, 2005 at 01:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So am I. 796 Views / 28 Replies  
So am I.
Posted by benb, on Mar 14, 2005 at 12:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, that is correct. Turn off Screen Glow. 697 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, that is correct. Turn off Screen Glow.
Posted by benb, on Mar 14, 2005 at 12:20 PM, in Gaming
What's with the loyalty to a company? And why is... 796 Views / 28 Replies  
What's with the loyalty to a company? And why is Intel evil, or anymore so than IBM has been or could be? Just buy the product with the best price/performance ratio. No need to be a fan of a company.
Posted by benb, on Mar 14, 2005 at 12:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: First Name: Benjamin Nickname: Ben MacNN... 68,796 Views / 526 Replies  
First Name: Benjamin
Nickname: Ben
MacNN Handle(s): benb
Age: 22
Profession: Student
Greatest acheivements: Working with inner city kids
Fav music: Rock, Alternative
Listening to now: Nickel...
Posted by benb, on Mar 14, 2005 at 12:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: OMG, Enderle strikes again. 771 Views / 20 Replies  
Huh. As an aside, this led me to winsupersite.com which I hadn't visited in a while. Looking at the Longhorn 2005 preview I saw 'stacks' (ie Piles). Anyone know when this feature was first...
Posted by benb, on Mar 14, 2005 at 11:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Re: How well will this PC run WoW? 1,757 Views / 49 Replies  
[QUOTE]Originally posted by goMac:
[B]

In benches I've seen its about 50-50, with neither card ever really having a deciding edge over the other. The difference was never more than about 5FPS....
Posted by benb, on Mar 11, 2005 at 01:41 PM, in Gaming
Re: Re: Re: Re: How well will this PC run WoW? 1,757 Views / 49 Replies  
Huh, I just built a PC for games the other day. Literally the other day. Anyways, here's what I used.

Soltek SL-K890Pro...
Posted by benb, on Mar 11, 2005 at 01:39 PM, in Gaming
Sticky: I think the point was that while we appreciate... 9,938 Views / 37 Replies  
I think the point was that while we appreciate all the effort the moderation staff puts into this place to make it nice for us, sometimes we would like you to just back off. Are there many people...
Posted by benb, on Mar 11, 2005 at 11:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: If you had $46 billion... 1,071 Views / 47 Replies  
I'm pretty sure he donates a whole lot every year, but you have to figure it takes a whole lot of time to donate that money. I mean, if you figure you could do a $5 million donation every day, it...
Posted by benb, on Mar 10, 2005 at 02:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You know, Fox News just makes me sick. I'll turn... 1,698 Views / 79 Replies  
You know, Fox News just makes me sick. I'll turn to CNN for MJ stories. There's no need to be referring to him as "Jacko", it just sounds like a tabloid. Yea, he's messed up. Sure he's accused of...
Posted by benb, on Mar 10, 2005 at 01:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Heh, reminds me of myself. Last summer I... 3,545 Views / 115 Replies  
Heh, reminds me of myself. Last summer I fractured my kneecap. Went two weeks without seeing a doctor. Now I can't keep it still for 10 minutes now without it hurting.
Posted by benb, on Mar 10, 2005 at 12:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://homepage.mac.com/bairds/notyourtypical.com/... 3,545 Views / 115 Replies  
http://homepage.mac.com/bairds/notyourtypical.com/photos/albums/southdakota/IMG_1662.sized.jpg

Badlands National Park, South Dakota - Sunset


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Posted by benb, on Mar 10, 2005 at 11:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It must be a New-World (Open Firmware) Mac to... 771 Views / 12 Replies  
It must be a New-World (Open Firmware) Mac to work.
Posted by benb, on Mar 10, 2005 at 11:01 AM, in Mac OS X
Would 91% of Palestinians give up the Temple... 815 Views / 41 Replies  
Would 91% of Palestinians give up the Temple Mount for peace? I don't know, but I tend to think not.
Posted by benb, on Mar 10, 2005 at 10:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: What do you do when someone beats you to the punch? 762 Views / 30 Replies  
In your case, you just might need to get the ideas a bit sooner. ;)

First the domain name, and now this!
Posted by benb, on Mar 10, 2005 at 10:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh no! You caught me! 1,699 Views / 60 Replies  
Oh no! You caught me!
Posted by benb, on Mar 10, 2005 at 10:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm going to have to disagree with you here. I... 1,699 Views / 60 Replies  
I'm going to have to disagree with you here. I was watching OLN one day and two guys were hunting turkeys. They were all sneaky, using calls, camouflage, whispering, and hiding until the turkeys got...
Posted by benb, on Mar 8, 2005 at 10:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It really is stupid. I agree. I mean large... 1,699 Views / 60 Replies  
It really is stupid. I agree. I mean large chicken farms would have absolutely no need for a fast way of caging thousands of chickens. I bet two-hundred people could do it just as fast. Pfft,...
Posted by benb, on Mar 7, 2005 at 02:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: best way too store digital pictures? 1,066 Views / 10 Replies  
I did a seven week road trip and used my iPod and the Belkin card reader. I took over 2,000 photos (about 8GB) and it worked wonderfully. My only gripe is that it imports them as one roll in iPhoto....
Posted by benb, on Mar 7, 2005 at 01:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Need to replace Warcraft 3 Reign of Chaos Disk (is it always PC/Mac)? 592 Views / 6 Replies  
If you don't mind not having an original disk, try P2P software. If you have your CD key, of course.
Posted by benb, on Feb 27, 2005 at 10:37 PM, in Gaming
Re: Re: Re: I Have Road Rage 1,309 Views / 50 Replies  
Yea, after a seven week, 15k mile US road trip this fall, I can say without a doubt that the worst drivers in the nation are in the Northeast. No other part of the country was so inconsiderate when...
Posted by benb, on Feb 18, 2005 at 02:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by benb, on Feb 17, 2005 at 12:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I like Jackson's music and no court decision will... 782 Views / 28 Replies  
I like Jackson's music and no court decision will make me not listen to it. I mean, Billie Jean is one of the best songs ever.
Posted by benb, on Feb 17, 2005 at 12:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
New Zealand road trip Moose Hunting in... 972 Views / 33 Replies  
New Zealand road trip

Moose Hunting in Sweden

Camp the Pacific Northwest
Posted by benb, on Feb 5, 2005 at 04:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you serious? I saw that post and laughed. It... 926 Views / 41 Replies  
Are you serious? I saw that post and laughed. It sounded like a joke. 32 year old sealed Jello Banana Creme Pudding? Why would anyone here want to trade half a bottle of cologne for it. Seriously...
Posted by benb, on Feb 2, 2005 at 09:34 PM, in Feedback
Poll: Wow this is retarded. 873 Views / 47 Replies  
Wow this is retarded.
Posted by benb, on Jan 31, 2005 at 09:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://sourceforge.net/projects/audacity/ 466 Views / 8 Replies  
http://sourceforge.net/projects/audacity/
Posted by benb, on Jan 29, 2005 at 02:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Ha. Instead of locking this the moderators should... 739 Views / 11 Replies  
Ha. Instead of locking this the moderators should move it to the lounge. That would be funny.
Posted by benb, on Jan 27, 2005 at 01:45 PM, in Marketplace
Yea, you suck too. If you don't want to break... 739 Views / 11 Replies  
Yea, you suck too. If you don't want to break your word and post in the Lounge, fine. Just don't crap up the Marketplace with this junk.

And lay off the Napoleon Dynamite.
Posted by benb, on Jan 27, 2005 at 01:43 PM, in Marketplace
Re: Movie Showtimes app for Mac OS X? 599 Views / 2 Replies  
Safari. http://www.movietickets.com/
Posted by benb, on Jan 24, 2005 at 08:08 PM, in Applications
Re: Pages doesn't compare to Microsoft Word (COME ON APPLE!) 5,141 Views / 136 Replies  
This is the single most annoying feature of Word, right behind auto-formatting lists, auto-creation of hyperlinks, and filling in my name for me.
Posted by benb, on Jan 23, 2005 at 01:01 PM, in Applications
Alright, I swear that iTunes 4.6 did not work... 532 Views / 5 Replies  
Alright, I swear that iTunes 4.6 did not work with a symbolic link from ~/Music/iTunes to the share, but I just tried it again in 4.7 and it does. If I remember correctly 4.6 would not required a...
Posted by benb, on Jan 20, 2005 at 10:19 PM, in Applications
I'll tell you as far as I have gotten with this.... 532 Views / 5 Replies  
I'll tell you as far as I have gotten with this. In a perfect world I would store my music on my file server in a share called Music. Music would mount at startup. In addition, all users would share...
Posted by benb, on Jan 20, 2005 at 10:10 PM, in Applications
Better hope you already have a copy of WoW, or... 4,111 Views / 54 Replies  
Better hope you already have a copy of WoW, or you might not be able to play it even when the Mini ships.
Posted by benb, on Jan 20, 2005 at 09:46 PM, in Gaming
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