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I'm not sure what I mean by work. I've been... 371 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm not sure what I mean by work. I've been using Macs forever and have worked on them in many forms. I've repaired them, installed new hardware, troubleshoot software and OS problems, I used to...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jul 27, 2010 at 03:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
New Career Path working with Macs? 371 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm looking for some resources to begin a new career path. I have a Masters degree in Urban Planning but that field is all but dead. The plan was to develop land but with the current conditions we...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jul 27, 2010 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Message sent 589 Views / 5 Replies  
Message sent
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jul 27, 2010 at 01:49 PM, in Marketplace
Pickup a Vikings #4 Jersey? 738 Views / 19 Replies  
Pickup a Vikings #4 Jersey?
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jul 27, 2010 at 01:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Updates fixed it - I guess I have become... 899 Views / 2 Replies  
Updates fixed it - I guess I have become accustomed to Apple's automatic software updates.

Thanks!
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Dec 24, 2009 at 04:51 PM, in Applications
MS Office 2008 Database Error 899 Views / 2 Replies  
After installing Snow Leopard and reinstalling MS Office 2008 I get this error. I cannot rebuild the database and cannot find a solution online anywhere.

Anyone else experience this?
...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Dec 22, 2009 at 07:43 PM, in Applications
Don't feel bad for us. We still have the best... 2,081 Views / 58 Replies  
Don't feel bad for us. We still have the best runningback in the league, one of the top defenses and solid WR's. We just brought in a game manager. He won't try to be Brett Favre 1997, he knows...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Sep 2, 2009 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Quick question about advancements in technology theory 469 Views / 7 Replies  
Anyone recall the name of the theory that states technology advances so fast everything is outdated once you purchase it?

Or

I have heard it along the lines of technology of technology...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jun 19, 2009 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Glad the tabs are back where they were. ... 4,780 Views / 147 Replies  
Glad the tabs are back where they were.

Speed very unimpressive ... the beta was faster, FF is still much faster for me.

It just seems sluggish, not sure why, only been a day so far though.
...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jun 10, 2009 at 09:26 PM, in Applications
Yes we can ... I'm most excited about the... 39,245 Views / 962 Replies  
Yes we can ...

I'm most excited about the general cleaning up of the OS - smaller footprint, hopefully a boost a speed I'll probably couple with a RAM upgrade.

I would have like to have seen...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jun 10, 2009 at 08:25 PM, in Mac OS X
great! 39,245 Views / 962 Replies  
great!
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jun 10, 2009 at 08:23 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm with you ... Apple should release retro... 39,245 Views / 962 Replies  
I'm with you ... Apple should release retro desktop pictures from the pre OS X days ... might good for a laugh.
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jun 10, 2009 at 11:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Apple would not allow that. If you did not pay... 714 Views / 11 Replies  
Apple would not allow that. If you did not pay for Leopard you should not be entitled to Snow Leopard for $29. If someone were a Tiger user, paid for Leopard (129.95) and is now going to upgrade...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jun 10, 2009 at 11:30 AM, in Mac OS X
don't mind if I do :lol: 39,245 Views / 962 Replies  
don't mind if I do :lol:
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jun 8, 2009 at 05:54 PM, in Mac OS X
I was apologizing because I was right and you... 39,245 Views / 962 Replies  
I was apologizing because I was right and you were wrong and you went on a big holier than though rant about how people like me ruin software upgrades and blah blah blah -- but Apple did just what I...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jun 8, 2009 at 03:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry Chuckit, Sorry Simon I guess I was... 39,245 Views / 962 Replies  
Sorry Chuckit, Sorry Simon

I guess I was $30.00 off ... but I do love being right.
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jun 8, 2009 at 01:51 PM, in Mac OS X
anyone, anyone? Bueller ...? ... 549 Views / 1 Replies  
anyone, anyone?

Bueller ...?

MacRumors.com has some threads going if anyone else is looking
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jun 3, 2009 at 09:48 AM, in Gaming
Anyone buy The Sims 3? 549 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone buy The Sims 3 and care to share their experience, computers specs, anything else? Found some reviews online but would like to hear from a *real* person.
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:22 AM, in Gaming
No one is asking for special treatment - people... 39,245 Views / 962 Replies  
No one is asking for special treatment - people are asking to not pay for a full upgrade when they feel they aren't getting a full upgrade - just fixes.

If Apple announces a price point lower than...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on May 21, 2009 at 10:08 PM, in Mac OS X
My proposal was actually an upgrade plan and then... 39,245 Views / 962 Replies  
My proposal was actually an upgrade plan and then I stated it would be in Apple's best interest to offer it for free - to get people to use it immediately because of the lack of "wow" features for an...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on May 21, 2009 at 08:42 AM, in Mac OS X
Maybe Leopard wasn't enough to make them upgrade... 39,245 Views / 962 Replies  
Maybe Leopard wasn't enough to make them upgrade for $129.95, but 2 revisions offering L+SL for $129.95 may be. So does Apple charge everyone $129.95 then and penalize people who upgraded to Leopard...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on May 20, 2009 at 08:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Charge Tiger users more because they are getting... 39,245 Views / 962 Replies  
Charge Tiger users more because they are getting more ... Leopard + SL. Something in Leopard did not entice them to upgrade, maybe SL would push them over towards upgrading.

Tiger Users - 129.95...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on May 20, 2009 at 03:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Then a simple upgrade cost for Leopard users and... 39,245 Views / 962 Replies  
Then a simple upgrade cost for Leopard users and a full cost for everyone else? That would be much easier and less confusing than a tiered system.
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on May 20, 2009 at 03:11 PM, in Mac OS X
I may need someone with more knowledge on the... 39,245 Views / 962 Replies  
I may need someone with more knowledge on the topic to verify and clean up my post but I'm hoping for some type of tiered payment schedule which allows Leopard users to pay the least and the oldest...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on May 20, 2009 at 02:51 PM, in Mac OS X
That looks good - I'll give it a try while in... 776 Views / 6 Replies  
That looks good - I'll give it a try while in Chicago.

Thank you!
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on May 15, 2009 at 09:21 AM, in Applications
At least they'll take care of the bear problem... 2,073 Views / 88 Replies  
At least they'll take care of the bear problem (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2zXSaDFi7o).

:)
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on May 14, 2009 at 04:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I 2nd this post - bought the unibody macbook for... 785 Views / 13 Replies  
I 2nd this post - bought the unibody macbook for the same reasons listed here.

I'd also head over to Crucial and pick up the 4GB upgrade - brand new MacBook for under $400. Great deal for you.
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on May 14, 2009 at 02:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This would be great, I would also like to know if... 776 Views / 6 Replies  
This would be great, I would also like to know if anything is available. I'm going on a trip to Chicago and the hotel charges $14.95 a day for wireless internet - no thank you - I'd rather walk to a...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on May 14, 2009 at 11:25 AM, in Applications
10.5.7 will be out tomorrow, or in the next 4-5... 968 Views / 9 Replies  
10.5.7 will be out tomorrow, or in the next 4-5 weeks. The Sims 3 requires it, according to Apple

http://store.apple.com/us/product/TV928?mco=NzI2NDc0
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on May 7, 2009 at 04:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, I installed the drivers from the DVD and ran... 488 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, I installed the drivers from the DVD and ran the Apple Software Update utility in XP - the trackpad is worthless in XP without the update, but, if I want to play games I guess I can't use the...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Apr 15, 2009 at 09:29 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Boot Camp, XP, Apple Updates, Game Problems 488 Views / 2 Replies  
Greetings all -- over the weekend I installed XP on my MacBook, ran most of the updates, everything ran fine. Tested out some games I've wanted to run with no viable Mac port, one of them being Sim...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Apr 14, 2009 at 09:30 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
sigh - now I guess I'm just trying to get my post... 1,384 Views / 13 Replies  
sigh - now I guess I'm just trying to get my post total higher.

OKAY - on top of your aggressive language (hell - who uses that in conversation anyways?) your statement had nothing to do with my...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Feb 13, 2009 at 05:09 PM, in GUI Customization
Hmm ... how can I spell this out for you? ... 1,384 Views / 13 Replies  
Hmm ... how can I spell this out for you?

Your comment implied that no would even want to download this software to try it out. Right?

So, instead of being useful, you criticized the software...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Feb 13, 2009 at 01:47 PM, in GUI Customization
Great thanks, I'll try that! Why. Even. Post. 1,384 Views / 13 Replies  
Great thanks, I'll try that!

Why. Even. Post.
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Feb 12, 2009 at 09:04 PM, in GUI Customization
I came across an article that says machines... 3,778 Views / 90 Replies  
I came across an article that says machines purchased after July 1st will be eligible - not a bad deal actually.

http://www.engadget.com/2009/02/12/windows-7-upgrade-details-released/
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Feb 12, 2009 at 01:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Source? 3,778 Views / 90 Replies  
Source?
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Feb 12, 2009 at 12:32 PM, in Mac OS X
We shall ... I think the key to convincing... 3,778 Views / 90 Replies  
We shall ...

I think the key to convincing people to switch will be 2 fold - people like us will upgrade; long time mac users, people who understand there is unnecessary code within the operating...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Feb 12, 2009 at 08:46 AM, in Mac OS X
lots of potential - 1 question; I... 1,384 Views / 13 Replies  
lots of potential - 1 question;

I downloaded and installed and it turned my menubar black - to the point that i cannot read it.

It states in the help file that

⁃ Toggle Crystal Menubar...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Feb 11, 2009 at 09:39 PM, in GUI Customization
ha, or plug in headphones 2,290 Views / 14 Replies  
ha, or plug in headphones
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Feb 10, 2009 at 04:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Unless Microsoft does the unthinkable and... 3,778 Views / 90 Replies  
Unless Microsoft does the unthinkable and releases Win7 for free to Vista users then Apple may do the same for Leopard users and pre-Leopard users will pay the full price ($129) - not likely though....
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Feb 10, 2009 at 03:54 PM, in Mac OS X
I would wait, it's been 190+ days and it seems a... 881 Views / 5 Replies  
I would wait, it's been 190+ days and it seems a 32gb iPhone should be right around the corner. All the rumors about a cheaper iPhone indicates the 8gb will be dropped down to $99 (like what they...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jan 22, 2009 at 10:10 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
$8 ticket, me and wife, plus a snack. an easy... 478 Views / 9 Replies  
$8 ticket, me and wife, plus a snack. an easy $20.

I'd rather rent at Redbox for a $1 and sit on my comfy couch in front of my flat screen.
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jan 13, 2009 at 12:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Finally Purchased! 1,162 Views / 27 Replies  
No longer concerned about purchasing a MacBook - I finally did it!

I posted in the lounge area a less than stellar Best Buy shopping experience but overall I am quite happy with my purchase.

I...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jan 13, 2009 at 12:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've heard mixed reviews. I heard Eastwood... 478 Views / 9 Replies  
I've heard mixed reviews.

I heard Eastwood was good, the premise was good, the bigotry was over the top, bad supporting cast, not executed well.

Definitely worth renting, not sure about paying...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jan 13, 2009 at 10:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Without a doubt, I agree. I will never do this... 538 Views / 10 Replies  
Without a doubt, I agree. I will never do this again at Best Buy.

Apple spoils you with their customer service and ability to buy anything from anywhere in the store with their cash registers...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jan 12, 2009 at 01:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ha, I was not asking anyone to take sides. I was... 538 Views / 10 Replies  
Ha, I was not asking anyone to take sides. I was expressing my frustration over the situation.

If a situation is so rare and unique and a problem can occur - don't offer the feature. If I were...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jan 12, 2009 at 01:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The worst Best Buy experience 538 Views / 10 Replies  
:brick:

First off, a disclaimer; I purchased at a Best Buy store because I was more likely to receive gift cards to Best Buy rather than Apple Store’s because there are so many Best Buy’s in MN...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: While I wasn't overly excited and expecting the... 1,423 Views / 63 Replies  
While I wasn't overly excited and expecting the world from this presentation, I was expecting more.

That being said. software upgrades worth showing off are always nice. If you consider the...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jan 7, 2009 at 09:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is exactly what they will do. Apple has... 1,976 Views / 106 Replies  
This is exactly what they will do. Apple has wanted to bow out of MacWorld for a while because it can host it's own events and receive more fanfare.

We'll see updates sometime in February I'm...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Jan 6, 2009 at 02:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's a place to worship, I hear there is a... 618 Views / 20 Replies  
Here's a place to worship, I hear there is a ceremony going on this Sunday around 3:15 pm.
...
Posted by Proudest Monkey, on Dec 30, 2008 at 01:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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