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Bridged. My main problem is I like to run many... 10,637 Views / 37 Replies  
Bridged. My main problem is I like to run many applications at once each with multiple windows (at a minimum - netbeans, every web browser imaginable, inkspace, gimp, iTunes, mail, multiple...
Posted by jcadam, on Sep 9, 2011 at 10:05 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I'm currently running Fusion 3 for one reason... 10,637 Views / 37 Replies  
I'm currently running Fusion 3 for one reason only - to test websites in Internet Explorer :(

I did have a crazy thought to set up a test linux web server in Fusion, but after many hours of...
Posted by jcadam, on Sep 9, 2011 at 09:24 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I still haven't downloaded Lion.... I'm scared to... 22,178 Views / 624 Replies  
I still haven't downloaded Lion.... I'm scared to screw up my dev environment right now :/
Posted by jcadam, on Aug 8, 2011 at 09:06 PM, in Mac OS X
I live in Fountain, Briargate is too far, man! ... 598 Views / 7 Replies  
I live in Fountain, Briargate is too far, man!

Just got a call from the superstore, was informed that the repairs would be covered after all. :err:
Posted by jcadam, on Nov 21, 2009 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
warranty 598 Views / 7 Replies  
I've been using Apple computers for well over a decade, and my very first experience with getting a machine replaced under warranty does not go well.

I bought an iMac last December, and initially...
Posted by jcadam, on Nov 21, 2009 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Interestingly enough, a few months ago I had a... 1,113 Views / 40 Replies  
Interestingly enough, a few months ago I had a rather strange experience:

I was shopping at the local BestBuy, and while I was loading my purhcased goods into my car, I noticed a pasty white,...
Posted by jcadam, on Aug 15, 2008 at 04:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Have had a few recruiters call, have a few logs... 1,113 Views / 40 Replies  
Have had a few recruiters call, have a few logs on the fire, but no interviews / offers yet.

My situation is a little complicated. I have a mortgage, a wife, and 3 kids.

Male prostitution may...
Posted by jcadam, on Aug 15, 2008 at 03:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yea, I was fired. I had just received a great... 1,113 Views / 40 Replies  
Yea, I was fired. I had just received a great annual perf. review and thought it would be a good time to ask for a significant raise.

They said, "hell no". Suddenly, I had a performance problem...
Posted by jcadam, on Aug 15, 2008 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I got out of the military in 2006 and got a job... 1,113 Views / 40 Replies  
I got out of the military in 2006 and got a job with a defense contractor here in town. Lost that job a few weeks ago.

I'm probably going to end up cashing-out my 401k.
Posted by jcadam, on Aug 14, 2008 at 01:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Being unemployed sucks 1,113 Views / 40 Replies  
Blech. I am so bored being unemployed I'm perusing the macnn forums for the first time in over a year.

Apparently nobody is hiring guys with 3D Graphics (modeling & programming in C++/OpenGL)...
Posted by jcadam, on Aug 13, 2008 at 06:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Reminds me of my Army days. As a staff officer,... 1,008 Views / 35 Replies  
Reminds me of my Army days. As a staff officer, I would have to prepare my weekly status brief to the boss with PowerPoint (he also had a thing for pretty charts and graphs, and an aversion to...
Posted by jcadam, on Dec 31, 2006 at 09:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
thread about dinosaur penis == thread about God's... 2,692 Views / 104 Replies  
thread about dinosaur penis == thread about God's opinion of buttsecks?
Posted by jcadam, on Aug 27, 2006 at 11:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If this film is supposed to be about a 'young'... 2,720 Views / 112 Replies  
If this film is supposed to be about a 'young' Jim Kirk, perhaps he won't be a Captain?
Posted by jcadam, on Jul 24, 2006 at 09:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There's McMansions going up everywhere around... 10,413 Views / 313 Replies  
There's McMansions going up everywhere around here. They are not building anything else, it's not possible to buy a newly constructed, BASIC domicile anymore. I make above average income for this...
Posted by jcadam, on Jul 23, 2006 at 02:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If someone is using your unsecured network to... 1,205 Views / 44 Replies  
If someone is using your unsecured network to download 'free' music, you can expect the extortionists from the RIAA to come knocking.
Posted by jcadam, on Jul 23, 2006 at 02:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A doctor put my wife on Prozac to counteract the... 7,274 Views / 40 Replies  
A doctor put my wife on Prozac to counteract the 'bitch' inducing effects of her birth control pills (yea, the BC made her emotionally wacky -- and she was crying in the doctor's office about how she...
Posted by jcadam, on Jul 21, 2006 at 09:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WTF? Why don't we just sit back and lob nukes at... 1,085 Views / 51 Replies  
WTF? Why don't we just sit back and lob nukes at Muslim cities every time there is an islamic terrorist attack against the US? Less risk for our troops.
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 28, 2006 at 11:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Where are you getting that 2000 year figure from?... 2,209 Views / 123 Replies  
Where are you getting that 2000 year figure from?

That land belonged to the (christian) byzantine (err, eastern roman) empire (before them, the [western] Roman empire, and before that, ISRAEL)...
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 28, 2006 at 11:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
IMHO, desecration of the flag should result in... 790 Views / 37 Replies  
IMHO, desecration of the flag should result in your citizenship being revoked and you being dumped via helicopter into some random third-world craphole.
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 28, 2006 at 12:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The only way to end this is for one side to... 2,209 Views / 123 Replies  
The only way to end this is for one side to completely annihilate the other.

My suggestion: Israel announces that from now on, for every Israeli citizen killed in terrorist attacks, 100...
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 27, 2006 at 08:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Clinton was a gigantic ass. 367 Views / 6 Replies  
Clinton was a gigantic ass.
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 26, 2006 at 11:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Back in the day, we knew how to deal with you... 2,300 Views / 170 Replies  
Back in the day, we knew how to deal with you perverts. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pear_of_Anguish)
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 26, 2006 at 11:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Burglars come at night, and most make the attempt... 505 Views / 13 Replies  
Burglars come at night, and most make the attempt to do so when they believe the house is unoccupied.

The new fangled "home invaders" can kick your door in at any hour --- even in broad...
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 26, 2006 at 10:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Absolutely. At least these guys know that... 1,366 Views / 38 Replies  
Absolutely. At least these guys know that they're white.
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 26, 2006 at 10:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
it was on fark the other day. 1,281 Views / 44 Replies  
it was on fark the other day.
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 18, 2006 at 01:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can understand the gunman to a point -- he's... 1,281 Views / 44 Replies  
I can understand the gunman to a point -- he's walking along with his female and sees a man hiding in the bushes. My thought would be "he's probably hoping to surprise and mug us -- or worse."
...
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 17, 2006 at 10:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Rollin' with Bob Saget 1,366 Views / 38 Replies  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5I0U4P9Imis&mode=related&search=

BWAHAHAHAHAAAAA!!!!!!! This just made me snort cheap (boxed) cabernet out my nose.
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 17, 2006 at 12:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
but sitting on the fence hurts my testicles. 789 Views / 41 Replies  
but sitting on the fence hurts my testicles.
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 17, 2006 at 12:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
the whole 'tryanny of the majority' thing. It is... 789 Views / 41 Replies  
the whole 'tryanny of the majority' thing. It is also one of the reasons to keep the electoral college around.

The Democrats want to turn the USA into a centeralized European-Socialist-style...
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 16, 2006 at 11:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And remember, if you do shoot a cop, all of his... 505 Views / 13 Replies  
And remember, if you do shoot a cop, all of his buddies will testify that they identified themselves, and you KNEW that the person you shot was a police officer.
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 16, 2006 at 01:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: But you ARE responsible for the spread of HIV ... 1,168 Views / 58 Replies  
But you ARE responsible for the spread of HIV

:stick:
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 15, 2006 at 11:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
an example of what happens when the police don't... 505 Views / 13 Replies  
an example of what happens when the police don't knock: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cory_Maye
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 15, 2006 at 08:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
We're the police, we don't have to knock, beeyatch 505 Views / 13 Replies  
http://www.cnn.com/2006/LAW/06/15/scotus.search/index.html

Entering a house without announcing yourself is liable to get you shot where I live.
I for one, would reach for my 12 guage if I heard...
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 15, 2006 at 08:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It will probably be a quantum computer capable of... 674 Views / 25 Replies  
It will probably be a quantum computer capable of rendering life-like ultra high-resolution real-time 3D imagery directly into my brain with a neural interface ---> which of course, would finally...
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 14, 2006 at 11:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
meh, in any society there will always be... 789 Views / 41 Replies  
meh, in any society there will always be 'elites'. Whether they be rich, famous, powerful, or some combination of the three.
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 12, 2006 at 11:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
man, that sucks 714 Views / 5 Replies  
man, that sucks
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 12, 2006 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
**** like this is why I'm an ex-Republican. 884 Views / 46 Replies  
**** like this is why I'm an ex-Republican.
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 10, 2006 at 12:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here's one (fairly recent, okay, about a... 23,511 Views / 172 Replies  
Here's one (fairly recent, okay, about a year-and-a-half-ago) of me and my wife of 7 years:

http://homepage.mac.com/james.adam/pics/sig_ball_04_smaller.jpg
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 9, 2006 at 10:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: He said it. The ridiculously... 1,773 Views / 37 Replies  
:thumbsup:

He said it. The ridiculously low pricing is also why I chose the Pentium D 940 over the Athlon 64x2. With the money I didn't spend on the processor I was able to bump up the RAM and...
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 8, 2006 at 07:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
meh, fsck it I say. Now that macs are nothing... 1,773 Views / 37 Replies  
meh, fsck it I say. Now that macs are nothing more than overpriced PCs in pretty cases, I decided to sell my PM G5 and put together my own system.

$1300 got me this here box:
Dual-core Pentium...
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 7, 2006 at 10:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Meh, he's probably right. Maybe we should move... 1,331 Views / 74 Replies  
Meh, he's probably right. Maybe we should move to Alaska; I'm fairly confident they'll keep their American cultural majority and secede when the rest of the states all go to pot.

possibly.

On...
Posted by jcadam, on Jun 5, 2006 at 12:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
FA: PowerMac G5 Dual PPC750 268 Views / 0 Replies  
Yep, I'm selling my PMG5
here is the ebay link http://cm.ebay.com/cm/ck/1065-29296-2357-0?uid=153059518&site=0&ver=LCA080805&item=9731284786&lk=URL


Specs:
Dual 2Ghz G5 (the original 8 DIMM...
Posted by jcadam, on May 25, 2006 at 07:20 PM, in Marketplace
My wife has perfect vision also. I, however, am... 791 Views / 23 Replies  
My wife has perfect vision also. I, however, am sitting at -8.75 uncorrected in both eyes (which is horrible if you don't know what that means; not only can I not read the big 'E' on the eyechart, I...
Posted by jcadam, on May 1, 2006 at 02:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mexico is by far our biggest source of criminal... 3,109 Views / 203 Replies  
Mexico is by far our biggest source of criminal importation.

They may not be taking high-tech jobs from us, but they are stealing from us, selling drugs, terrorizing our neighborhoods, etc.
...
Posted by jcadam, on May 1, 2006 at 09:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Absolutely. Put troops on the border, waste... 3,109 Views / 203 Replies  
Absolutely. Put troops on the border, waste anyone trying to run across. I want my fscking country back.

Why do the politicians not see the obvious solution to illegal immigration?
Posted by jcadam, on Apr 30, 2006 at 10:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The end of non-x86 ISAs for general purpose... 2,688 Views / 32 Replies  
The end of non-x86 ISAs for general purpose computers (at least in everything other than extreme-niche applications) makes me sad. That market forces conspired to make x86 THE standard is a shame. ...
Posted by jcadam, on Apr 30, 2006 at 10:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Signal Corps :) And I thought I was cool when I... 404 Views / 2 Replies  
Signal Corps :) And I thought I was cool when I got a 7Mbps DSL line in my new place (in Germany a 1Mbps/384Kbps line was FREAKING expensive.
Posted by jcadam, on Apr 20, 2006 at 11:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Back Home 404 Views / 2 Replies  
Just got my DSL hooked up at the new place, so I'm back on the 'NN !!!!111!!

After 4 years in the Army (most of which I spent in Germany) I'm back home, and start my first real job in a week...
Posted by jcadam, on Apr 20, 2006 at 08:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: The #1 problem with porting games from Windows,... 2,634 Views / 56 Replies  
The #1 problem with porting games from Windows, is that almost every Windows games uses DirectX, which Microsoft created primarily for the purpose of locking software TO the windows OS. After all,...
Posted by jcadam, on Apr 17, 2006 at 01:25 PM, in Gaming
....and the ACLU will get someone to attempt to... 689 Views / 44 Replies  
....and the ACLU will get someone to attempt to move there, for the sole purpose of creating said crisis. Such is their MO.
Posted by jcadam, on Mar 1, 2006 at 01:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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