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I live in New York, and I am not welcome here... 1,642 Views / 129 Replies  
I live in New York, and I am not welcome here either!
I am a Constitutional and Fiscal Conservative, but for those other issues that really should be personal and individual rights, I am a Centrist....
Posted by macforray, on Jan 21, 2014 at 12:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
We actually have a Facebook page that is a... 616 Views / 8 Replies  
We actually have a Facebook page that is a Memorial for my High School. We keep track of both students and staff that have passed. It's amazing how many are still in touch and know the status of even...
Posted by macforray, on May 1, 2012 at 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Or find someone with an ultrasonic parts cleaner.... 710 Views / 12 Replies  
Or find someone with an ultrasonic parts cleaner. Possibly someone who does gun or fishing reel repair. Jewleers also have them, but I doubt they want to "crud" up their solution for a multitool.
Posted by macforray, on Dec 18, 2011 at 12:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, I just read an article yesterday (I'll try... 1,259 Views / 27 Replies  
Also, I just read an article yesterday (I'll try to find it) where changing oil every 3000 miles is not necessary. Most auto manufactures recommend oil changes every 7500 - 10,000 miles. Back in the...
Posted by macforray, on Dec 18, 2011 at 12:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No break in period required. Engines are now... 1,259 Views / 27 Replies  
No break in period required. Engines are now built to tighter and more uniform tolerances. Of course I wouldn't red line the engine right away. Normal driving will not require any break in. If in...
Posted by macforray, on Dec 18, 2011 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I own two basic Garmin units and have used them... 644 Views / 10 Replies  
I own two basic Garmin units and have used them all over the east coast. I have nothing but positive experiences using them. I thing the model number is Nuvi 265, the smaller screen size.
Posted by macforray, on Nov 21, 2011 at 08:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If this is the 99%, we're in a heap of hurt.... 991 Views / 25 Replies  
If this is the 99%, we're in a heap of hurt. F*****g morons!
Posted by macforray, on Nov 17, 2011 at 07:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Living here in CNY, and having an average yearly... 1,414 Views / 77 Replies  
Living here in CNY, and having an average yearly snowfall of 115 inches (292 cm), and driving for forty years, I have NEVER owned snow tires for any of the many cars over that time.

That does not...
Posted by macforray, on Nov 15, 2011 at 09:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was buying the 72 count box of their Breakfast... 540 Views / 5 Replies  
I was buying the 72 count box of their Breakfast Blend (I prefer light roasted coffee) at our major grocery retailer, Wegmans. They have now stopped carrying it, with no explanation. On a side note,...
Posted by macforray, on Oct 12, 2011 at 08:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A #1 all over every few weeks. Hey, it's not how... 1,132 Views / 40 Replies  
A #1 all over every few weeks. Hey, it's not how much you make, it's how much you keep.
Posted by macforray, on Aug 10, 2011 at 07:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I fish all summer from my bass boat and must... 1,071 Views / 18 Replies  
I fish all summer from my bass boat and must charge my trolling motor batteries as soon as I am off the water. I bought and installed a marine on board automatic charger. I have a two bank charger...
Posted by macforray, on Jul 30, 2011 at 10:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
New record here in Syracuse today: 101 F 4,064 Views / 237 Replies  
New record here in Syracuse today: 101 F
Posted by macforray, on Jul 21, 2011 at 11:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Every neighborhood needs a brothel. :thumbsup: 1,279 Views / 48 Replies  
Every neighborhood needs a brothel.
:thumbsup:
Posted by macforray, on Apr 29, 2011 at 09:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Older women = 1) They don't tell 2) They... 742 Views / 13 Replies  
Older women =
1) They don't tell
2) They don't swell
3) And they're grateful as hell

That saying has been around for a long time. When I was younger, older women were the best. Ever. Period.
Posted by macforray, on Apr 24, 2011 at 03:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I think we should have a daily poll. 983 Views / 22 Replies  
I think we should have a daily poll.
Posted by macforray, on Apr 14, 2011 at 07:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Yep, been there. Spent a little over a week there... 2,108 Views / 54 Replies  
Yep, been there. Spent a little over a week there back in my navy (submarine) days (1982). I actually enjoyed it for a few days.
Posted by macforray, on Apr 14, 2011 at 07:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Very possible. Getting past the 16% had been a... 2,539 Views / 63 Replies  
Very possible. Getting past the 16% had been a goal for a long time. You've piqued my interest on this issue after being away a long time. I'll have to do some research on it.

Thx
Posted by macforray, on Apr 7, 2011 at 09:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Quality ice cream is not difficult to achieve.... 2,539 Views / 63 Replies  
Quality ice cream is not difficult to achieve. Here is the equation:

High butterfat dairy mix + Low over run + quality flavorings + good processing equipment = quality ice cream

High butterfat...
Posted by macforray, on Apr 6, 2011 at 06:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Three times. First back in 1966 I was on the... 1,193 Views / 52 Replies  
Three times. First back in 1966 I was on the Baron Demone Show, a local kids show. Second, I was interviewed on one of our local news programs at the New York State Fair about ten years ago. And...
Posted by macforray, on Mar 22, 2011 at 07:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember a lot of Chevy, Ford and Chrysler... 1,656 Views / 45 Replies  
I remember a lot of Chevy, Ford and Chrysler owners saying and doing similar things back in the early 70's when the Toyotas, Hondas and Datsuns were starting to be very popular. Some people just...
Posted by macforray, on Feb 26, 2011 at 02:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Rindercella 781 Views / 32 Replies  
Rindercella
Posted by macforray, on Feb 26, 2011 at 02:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not me, but we all do have our own personal... 646 Views / 16 Replies  
Not me, but we all do have our own personal identities that include individual preferences and agendas. I think our spam reporting contest would identify most of this if it were happening. I would...
Posted by macforray, on Feb 26, 2011 at 02:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
All the time. Weather, clock, calendar,... 1,768 Views / 34 Replies  
All the time. Weather, clock, calendar, calculator, stock portfolio, news (my #1 use, BBC, CNN, Time, MacWorld), iStat Pro, stickies, etc.... It can be a resource hog on my 2005 Mac Mini, but I have...
Posted by macforray, on Feb 26, 2011 at 02:32 PM, in Mac OS X
How about the honest sincere approach and just... 530 Views / 10 Replies  
How about the honest sincere approach and just say they are not into sports if asked. There are a lot of people that care little for any sport. Honesty, what a novel idea.
Posted by macforray, on Feb 22, 2011 at 09:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, stay away from any opiate based meds unless... 950 Views / 26 Replies  
Yep, stay away from any opiate based meds unless specifically supervised by a physician. I don't believe Ritalin is the "drug of choice" any longer for ADHD. I have two children with ADHD, my son,...
Posted by macforray, on Feb 20, 2011 at 09:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Become familiar and proficient with the "Weaver"... 3,498 Views / 87 Replies  
Become familiar and proficient with the "Weaver" or "Cooper" stance when firing a handgun.

Weaver stance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weaver_stance)
Posted by macforray, on Feb 6, 2011 at 04:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are ads? I haven't noticed. (nor care) 700 Views / 29 Replies  
There are ads? I haven't noticed. (nor care)
Posted by macforray, on Feb 5, 2011 at 03:02 PM, in Feedback
My opinions: 1) Find a private gun shop or... 3,498 Views / 87 Replies  
My opinions:
1) Find a private gun shop or dealer, especially one with a range where the weapon of interest can be handled and fired. There is usually more room to haggle price at a private dealer,...
Posted by macforray, on Feb 5, 2011 at 02:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Let's see... I own Apple stock that I bought at... 1,603 Views / 9 Replies  
Let's see... I own Apple stock that I bought at $83 and now it's at.... well, never mind. I certainly was not mislead.
Posted by macforray, on Jan 20, 2011 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was never happy until I purchased the latest... 2,486 Views / 35 Replies  
I was never happy until I purchased the latest version of the Airport Extreme. I'm sure there are other good routers out there, and probably cheaper.
Posted by macforray, on Jan 20, 2011 at 02:37 PM, in Networking
Duct tape.... everywhere. Now the questions... 1,192 Views / 17 Replies  
Duct tape.... everywhere.

Now the questions is:
1) remove it very slowly
2) remove it quickly
3) just leave it on

Hey, maybe we should have a poll?
Posted by macforray, on Jan 8, 2011 at 11:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Very sorry for your loss. My mom died back in... 844 Views / 27 Replies  
Very sorry for your loss. My mom died back in 1994 the day before my birthday. She was only 58, but the 40 years of heavy smoking caught up with her. That was sixteen years ago and I still miss her....
Posted by macforray, on Nov 17, 2010 at 10:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There is a difference between "sour" milk and... 829 Views / 31 Replies  
There is a difference between "sour" milk and cultured milk products. Although I have never worked a day in this field, my degree is in Dairy Food Science. Most cultured or fermented products are an...
Posted by macforray, on Oct 27, 2010 at 10:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From my wife's friend: I cannot identify... 948 Views / 14 Replies  
From my wife's friend:

I cannot identify these from the single photo. Some mushrooms are easy to ID from 20' away, and some, "not so much."

=D


David W. Fischer
Mycologist, Author,...
Posted by macforray, on Oct 11, 2010 at 08:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
First generation Mac Mini 1.42. Still using it. 2,144 Views / 115 Replies  
First generation Mac Mini 1.42. Still using it.
Posted by macforray, on Sep 28, 2010 at 09:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, but I use 6pm.com all of the time. I bought... 2,096 Views / 78 Replies  
No, but I use 6pm.com all of the time. I bought new school shoes for my two teenage boys two weeks ago.
Posted by macforray, on Sep 16, 2010 at 10:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They were wasted. ;) 2,538 Views / 48 Replies  
They were wasted. ;)
Posted by macforray, on Aug 28, 2010 at 10:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
105 on my brand new 1978 Kawasaki KZ400... 1,684 Views / 77 Replies  
105 on my brand new 1978 Kawasaki KZ400 motorcycle on route 15 in Idaho. (yep, back in 1978) I couldn't get any more out of it. Actually scared the **** out of me and never tried it again.
Posted by macforray, on Aug 18, 2010 at 11:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was 1974 and my parents spent $140 for the... 1,124 Views / 17 Replies  
It was 1974 and my parents spent $140 for the latest Bowmar Brain. I was off to college and I would need it. It even did trig functions. The end of the sliderule for me. My freshman math professor...
Posted by macforray, on Aug 17, 2010 at 10:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry all, but my wife's friend still has not... 948 Views / 14 Replies  
Sorry all, but my wife's friend still has not responded. She believes he is more of a mushroom geek than a computer geek. I don't want you to think I posted and ran.
Posted by macforray, on Aug 1, 2010 at 12:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No response yet. 948 Views / 14 Replies  
No response yet.
Posted by macforray, on Jul 26, 2010 at 10:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I will have my wife send the photo to an old... 948 Views / 14 Replies  
I will have my wife send the photo to an old classmate. He resides here in the CNY area and is an expert in the field. I'll get back when he answers.
Posted by macforray, on Jul 25, 2010 at 09:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"bacon wrapped ground turkey balls - good stuff" ... 1,445 Views / 58 Replies  
"bacon wrapped ground turkey balls - good stuff"

Why grind them? Aren't they good whole? ;)

Bacon, bacon, bacon,..... I love bacon!
Posted by macforray, on Jul 24, 2010 at 11:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Large CNC machines. 790 Views / 19 Replies  
Large CNC machines.
Posted by macforray, on Jun 24, 2010 at 09:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Felt it. One of my employees and I originally... 790 Views / 19 Replies  
Felt it. One of my employees and I originally thought one of our machines had crashed. We then started checking the local news websites.
Posted by macforray, on Jun 23, 2010 at 11:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fess Parker - R.I.P. 497 Views / 4 Replies  
For those of us who remember him as Davey Crocket and Daniel Boone on TV during the 60's. He was a great part of my childhood memories.
Posted by macforray, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think people's opinions are based on what they... 1,164 Views / 47 Replies  
I think people's opinions are based on what they do in there spare time after work. I like to bass fish, but here in the north it's hard to launch your boat when there's ice on the lake, river or...
Posted by macforray, on Mar 14, 2010 at 09:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Overkill! (literally and figuratively) A nice... 1,425 Views / 41 Replies  
Overkill! (literally and figuratively) A nice quiet Daisy Red Rider BB air gun will soon "condition" the errant pooch. I do like your thinking though! ;)
Posted by macforray, on Feb 26, 2010 at 09:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Amen brother! Why bother with either BK or MD... 4,607 Views / 115 Replies  
Amen brother! Why bother with either BK or MD when you can have a Five Guys Burger. And yes, the fries are awesome. Rumor is that one is coming to the Syracuse area soon. Right now, if I crave a fast...
Posted by macforray, on Feb 24, 2010 at 09:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Refilling the toner is so easy a caveman can do... 2,265 Views / 11 Replies  
Refilling the toner is so easy a caveman can do it. I'm not kidding. It takes less than ten minutes, at least with my Samsung. The cleaning takes longer than refilling. The refill kit comes with a...
Posted by macforray, on Feb 5, 2010 at 09:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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