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Been a long, long time 'NN. Like so many others,... 2,559 Views / 100 Replies  
Been a long, long time 'NN. Like so many others, this was one of the first homes I had on the internet that I was always keen to check in and see what everyone had created, laughs, thoughts.

So...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Jun 22, 2016 at 08:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you have quicktime pro, you can also record... 7,744 Views / 8 Replies  
If you have quicktime pro, you can also record from within Quicktime player.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Aug 18, 2006 at 07:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Shut up PG, you'll be there one day. 757 Views / 19 Replies  
Shut up PG, you'll be there one day.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Feb 16, 2005 at 09:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Or me. 570 Views / 11 Replies  
Or me.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Dec 27, 2004 at 07:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Indeed. Eating a chip with as fork. Now this is... 881 Views / 26 Replies  
Indeed. Eating a chip with as fork. Now this is three years in the past, I cannot remember why this is. I'm just a classy guy I suppose.

These days I just get chicks to feed me instead. (see...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Dec 24, 2004 at 07:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That one rocks PG. 1,628 Views / 62 Replies  
That one rocks PG.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Dec 22, 2004 at 05:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Then who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? 165 Views / 11 Replies  
Then who stole the cookies from the cookie jar?
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 29, 2004 at 08:39 AM, in MacNN Film Competition
Yes you. 165 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes you.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 29, 2004 at 08:39 AM, in MacNN Film Competition
You 165 Views / 11 Replies  
You
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 29, 2004 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Film Competition
Oh yeah? Well then. I'll just see about that. 165 Views / 11 Replies  
Oh yeah? Well then. I'll just see about that.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 29, 2004 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Film Competition
Sup Fool? 165 Views / 11 Replies  
Sup Fool?
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 29, 2004 at 08:37 AM, in MacNN Film Competition
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:... 366 Views / 6 Replies  
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 15, 2004 at 01:49 AM, in Feedback
First questions that come to mind: 1) Maybe... 671 Views / 10 Replies  
First questions that come to mind:

1) Maybe the computer already has 10.3.5, hence why it doesn't want to be installed.

2) I'd just run software uipdate, instead of downloading installers...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 15, 2004 at 01:47 AM, in macOS
Cheers! PM Sent. 2,196 Views / 7 Replies  
Cheers! PM Sent.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 5, 2004 at 11:27 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Poll: Ah yes, my forgotten password PurpleGiant... 2,534 Views / 56 Replies  
Ah yes, my forgotten password PurpleGiant account, how I miss it :(
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 5, 2004 at 11:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Idea: AirTunes Stereo (wireless built in) 697 Views / 7 Replies  
My bright idea for the day is for Apple to licence the airport express/airtunes technology to any stereo maker that wants it. Basically, it would just save an extra power point, along with using up...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 5, 2004 at 07:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: So 83% of people here have at least some form of... 1,656 Views / 59 Replies  
So 83% of people here have at least some form of iPod? Wow.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 5, 2004 at 07:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone have Word 4.0 for Mac? 2,196 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey all,

First post here in the 'old mac' forum - a friend just bought a Mac LC for $3 (!!) and I must admin, it's quite cool. Runs System 7.0.1, has 4mb ram.

It has ClarisWorks already...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 5, 2004 at 09:12 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I wouldn't imagine it to be a problem - however... 359 Views / 2 Replies  
I wouldn't imagine it to be a problem - however you may get stuck because a few keys on the newer keyboards are a different shape - note the new keyboards have 16 F key's, not 15 - also they Escape...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 5, 2004 at 05:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cheers brother - just what I'm after. I think I... 745 Views / 2 Replies  
Cheers brother - just what I'm after. I think I will choose to disregard any copyright if it exists, since they are only to be used in iChat.... :D
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 4, 2004 at 06:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Emoticon PNGs?? 745 Views / 2 Replies  
Okay, I know not everyone likes emoticons in Instant Messaging - but I find them rather handy! Since iChat only has a few smiley's built in, I regularly use images from this page...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 3, 2004 at 11:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Out of interest - what is stopping your employer... 1,335 Views / 33 Replies  
Out of interest - what is stopping your employer from not giving you any wages, and simply giving out a 'prize' of $2000 to each employee at the end of each fortnight? (tax free of course, since it's...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 3, 2004 at 09:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Register Graphic Converter for $30US, and then... 529 Views / 4 Replies  
Register Graphic Converter for $30US, and then simply batch convert all your raw files into TIFF or another lossless format once you import, then you can use in iPhoto or any other software. Easily...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 3, 2004 at 08:38 AM, in Applications
Maybe not the answer you were looking for - but... 883 Views / 2 Replies  
Maybe not the answer you were looking for - but if you keep wanting all your music on the iPod, why don't you just synchronise the library?
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 2, 2004 at 10:35 PM, in Applications
100%, update. No man in 2004 should suffer the... 506 Views / 5 Replies  
100%, update. No man in 2004 should suffer the pain of 10.0.3
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 1, 2004 at 07:09 PM, in macOS
Use separate accounts with fast user switching? 880 Views / 6 Replies  
Use separate accounts with fast user switching?
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Oct 1, 2004 at 05:48 AM, in Applications
Both have the same keys, and the same number of... 846 Views / 21 Replies  
Both have the same keys, and the same number of keys - however some find the iBook keyboard a little 'spongy'. I can say I notice the difference, but it really doesn't bother me. If you are...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 28, 2004 at 10:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Positively. I know, I'm a freak. One day I was... 938 Views / 21 Replies  
Positively. I know, I'm a freak. One day I was a kid. Then I had two years of extreme ugliness (13-14) and I popped out looking 30. Strange but true. On with the pictures people!
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 28, 2004 at 09:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Mine is 44% which I think is a joke. It has... 2,090 Views / 59 Replies  
Mine is 44% which I think is a joke. It has uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers and punctuation right through it. I can't see how that is no better than passwordpasswordpassword1. ...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 28, 2004 at 09:42 PM, in macOS
IMPA I have a personality type that is too... 2,010 Views / 63 Replies  
IMPA

I have a personality type that is too impatient to fill out surveys with that many questions. Hence my personality made up the code above. :D
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 28, 2004 at 09:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The powerbook doesn't look as girly as the iBook... 846 Views / 21 Replies  
The powerbook doesn't look as girly as the iBook :P Go the PowerBook.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 28, 2004 at 09:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm already .Mad! I don't need to pay someone... 1,291 Views / 32 Replies  
I'm already .Mad! I don't need to pay someone for more madness :D
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 28, 2004 at 09:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Didn't renew last year - got nothing to renew... 1,541 Views / 56 Replies  
Didn't renew last year - got nothing to renew this year. If I ever need the computer-to-computer sync I will probably buy it again.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 28, 2004 at 09:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Growing up on MacNN (warning orgy of jpegs) 938 Views / 21 Replies  
I just realised this morning, for no apparent reason - that I have been posting on MacNN for the last 5 years of my life. (PurpleGiant + thePurpleGiant) That's a bloody long time.

So I thought...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 28, 2004 at 09:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cheers guys, Bulldog seemed to get the highest... 1,506 Views / 17 Replies  
Cheers guys, Bulldog seemed to get the highest praise in this thread, although I am checking them all out now. Maybe I'm not looking hard enough though - because I can't seem to find details of...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 28, 2004 at 08:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.ridetotheriver.org/graphics/photos/crui... 22,031 Views / 88 Replies  
http://www.ridetotheriver.org/graphics/photos/cruise.jpg
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 28, 2004 at 08:35 PM, in Applications
Cheers guys - I went for the adaptor, and it... 546 Views / 8 Replies  
Cheers guys - I went for the adaptor, and it nearly worked, but never printed! It automatically found some drivers for the printer, but refused to print with a connection error. Tried drivers from...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 28, 2004 at 01:08 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Best UK Broadband provider? 1,506 Views / 17 Replies  
My sister is off to live in the UK for two years (work related) and would like to have a broadband connection while over there. She will be staying somewhere around the London area if that makes a...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 28, 2004 at 01:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, Click Here... 897 Views / 17 Replies  
Yep, Click Here (file:///System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras/Eject.menu) to go straight to this file.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 27, 2004 at 10:48 PM, in macOS
1) While I'm not too familiar with the exact... 625 Views / 3 Replies  
1) While I'm not too familiar with the exact details, you can simply disable your ethernet card from within the Windows control panel. No network card = no network.

2) Not a pain to print at all....
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 27, 2004 at 09:14 AM, in Applications
Oh it was not. It was funny. Live a little,... 1,113 Views / 26 Replies  
Oh it was not. It was funny. Live a little, don't take everything so seriously :D
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 27, 2004 at 08:14 AM, in Applications
Correct. Except you will find some higher... 516 Views / 6 Replies  
Correct. Except you will find some higher capacity flash drives won't work either. I found my 32mb drive works on a keyboard port, but not my 128mb one...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 26, 2004 at 11:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Screen Spanning + Full screen stuff 578 Views / 8 Replies  
Not that I'm aware of :( It's not just an iBook thing though, this applies to PowerBooks and other Macs with monitor spanning.

I hope Tiger will bring far more control over two displays.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 26, 2004 at 10:10 PM, in macOS
:hmm: 1,485 Views / 60 Replies  
:hmm:
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 26, 2004 at 08:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://thedashboarder.com/forums/img/smilies/hihi.... 904 Views / 20 Replies  
http://thedashboarder.com/forums/img/smilies/hihi.gif
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 26, 2004 at 08:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's Windows. Easy to tell because: ... 1,067 Views / 10 Replies  
That's Windows.

Easy to tell because:

1) the 'menubar' has items very spaced out, and with icons, like the windows taskbar (placed at the top of the screen)
2) cramped, coloured icons in the...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 26, 2004 at 08:15 PM, in macOS
Re: What about cables? 1,725 Views / 7 Replies  
Nah don't bother with a Monster cable, any standard mini-to-rca cable will work just fine. And by fine, I mean it will sound great. Don't let the higher price tag of the Monster fool you into...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 26, 2004 at 09:01 AM, in Networking
Re: Mac OS X Install Questions 444 Views / 5 Replies  
I can't say for sure about the iMac G5, but a long time ago when I purchased an iMac, AppleWorks came on a separate CD to everything. I thought that had changed by now, and it was installed by...
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 26, 2004 at 08:58 AM, in macOS
(Juan's just up there ^^^) :D ... 1,403 Views / 48 Replies  
(Juan's just up there ^^^)

:D



(hey man)
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 26, 2004 at 12:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think you will find the fn+end will do the... 392 Views / 3 Replies  
I think you will find the fn+end will do the trick without the command key.
Alternatively, you could press command-pg dn.
Posted by thePurpleGiant, on Sep 25, 2004 at 11:11 PM, in Applications
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