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Turn off my computer. :thumbsup: 946 Views / 49 Replies  
Turn off my computer. :thumbsup:
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 29, 2011 at 02:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are one or two things that I do like about... 3,173 Views / 60 Replies  
There are one or two things that I do like about the Lion UI, but that's all I can say positive about Lion. It's an unfocused and strange attempt to make a workstation machine look and act like an...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:49 PM, in macOS
iCloud is supported on your new phone, isn't it.... 3,683 Views / 129 Replies  
iCloud is supported on your new phone, isn't it. That's my point.
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 7, 2011 at 09:05 PM, in macOS
The cheapest model is the biggest seller??????? ... 3,650 Views / 118 Replies  
The cheapest model is the biggest seller???????

Pinch me, I must be dreaming. :lol:
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 7, 2011 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Actually plenty of people are, and Apple and many... 3,650 Views / 118 Replies  
Actually plenty of people are, and Apple and many a fanboy in fact go out of their way to mention that Apple is selling more Macs (desktops included) than at any time in their history and that their...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 7, 2011 at 08:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
There's no way a person can drop below 0 IQ, so... 6,023 Views / 216 Replies  
There's no way a person can drop below 0 IQ, so I'm gonna call bull on that claim. :thumbsup:
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 7, 2011 at 08:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Really? After all this time, you're just seeing... 3,683 Views / 129 Replies  
Really? After all this time, you're just seeing that now?

Apple has a different view of what is a "loyal customer", in their view it's the customer that annually buys a new iToy or consumer Mac...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 7, 2011 at 08:38 PM, in macOS
The Macintosh was larger than that motherboard,... 6,023 Views / 216 Replies  
The Macintosh was larger than that motherboard, and amazingly the Mac Plus with the same exact form factor offered not only expandable RAM (in that same "crampy" space) but also SCSI to add...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 2, 2011 at 04:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Aw shucks, if it isn't the Grand Titan of the... 2,849 Views / 184 Replies  
Aw shucks, if it isn't the Grand Titan of the Dominion himself telling little 'ol me that I can't grasp how his sect has it right and I just don't geddit.

I reckoned, you being the kool-aid...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 2, 2011 at 04:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyway, I don't care either way if some of you... 6,023 Views / 216 Replies  
Anyway, I don't care either way if some of you decide to deify Steve Jobs and wish that he hadn't been ousted back in the 80s, but reality and I don't agree with you.

Good riddance of Steve Jobs...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 2, 2011 at 12:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wishful thinking. In fact the Mac was an... 6,023 Views / 216 Replies  
Wishful thinking. In fact the Mac was an expensive machine and in 1985 there was no upgradable RAM, but in 1986 it was plentiful. Shocking.

The iPhone isn't RAM upgradeable because of many...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 1, 2011 at 11:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This book was what Steve wanted, it was his... 3,278 Views / 150 Replies  
This book was what Steve wanted, it was his biography. Steve Jobs was many things, and douche was most certainly one of them.

That should come as a shock to no one. He was also a great salesman...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 1, 2011 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Number one on my Cook-era wish-list is that he... 2,849 Views / 184 Replies  
Number one on my Cook-era wish-list is that he introduces new mid-range towers, keeps the Mac Pro, introduces Blu-ray and thus with one fell swoop gives all the tiresome and holier-than-thou Apple...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 1, 2011 at 11:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'll believe this rumor when I see it - but I... 3,650 Views / 118 Replies  
I'll believe this rumor when I see it - but I find it a perfectly reasonable rumor. As in, this isn't beneath Apple.

From my perspective it doesn't matter much. I've already moved to a Wintel...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Nov 1, 2011 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Very true. He did good things, and some... 6,023 Views / 216 Replies  
Very true. He did good things, and some incredibly bad things.

In 1985, the year Steve was ditched from the Mac team and the year before the Mac Plus, the RAM was soldered to the Macintosh...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 23, 2011 at 09:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Incapable of reasoned reply? Check. Overly... 6,023 Views / 216 Replies  
Incapable of reasoned reply? Check.
Overly confident of your own opinion? Check.
Too much time one your hands? Check.

You seem to be some kind of an Apple-obesessed man-child. Fact is I've owned...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 23, 2011 at 08:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
/dakar 999 Views / 29 Replies  
/dakar
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 23, 2011 at 08:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Decreased activity in the Pro forum? That's not... 813 Views / 14 Replies  
Decreased activity in the Pro forum? That's not the official Apple line!

Everyone knows Apple is not dropping Pro support and FCPX is just as good as it has to be, and you don't need Shake...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 23, 2011 at 08:27 AM, in Feedback
Try using VLC, it's never failed me in multiple... 918 Views / 7 Replies  
Try using VLC, it's never failed me in multiple monitor setups. I have the same issue with QT as you describe on my MBP, and I have the external monitor as the main one.

This has been an issue...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 23, 2011 at 08:22 AM, in macOS
In fact, that's a perfect example of how... 999 Views / 29 Replies  
In fact, that's a perfect example of how meaningless my reply would have been had I not at least taken the time to explain why CDs are a valid and better alternative to iTMS in many cases.

But...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 21, 2011 at 12:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
See, now I can take your advice or leave it. ... 999 Views / 29 Replies  
See, now I can take your advice or leave it.

I choose leave it, because it's not good advice to begin with and it seems you're more worried that other people don't share your personal opinion...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 21, 2011 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's exactly what a recommendation is, physical... 999 Views / 29 Replies  
That's exactly what a recommendation is, physical media evangelism. :rolleyes:

Have problems with iTMS? Don't use it.

Have problems with recommendations? Don't follow them.

Have problems...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 20, 2011 at 03:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Future recommendation: Buy physical copies... 999 Views / 29 Replies  
Future recommendation:

Buy physical copies of movies and music. Not only will you get a physical backup and considerably higher quality product, but you'll never have to deal with online "support"...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 20, 2011 at 09:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
He's just rephrasing the classic "live in the... 1,014 Views / 8 Replies  
He's just rephrasing the classic "live in the moment" mixed with "be yourself".

Good advice.
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 10, 2011 at 06:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No, I have used an iPhone. It was completely... 6,023 Views / 216 Replies  
No, I have used an iPhone. It was completely interchangeable with the rest that's being offered.

I wasn't impressed, but I can see why people would like a smartphone. Just no reason why it should...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 10, 2011 at 06:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When Steve Jobs was fired we didn't even have the... 6,023 Views / 216 Replies  
When Steve Jobs was fired we didn't even have the Macintosh Plus. Nor did we have DTP. Or arrow keys that made any sense on the keyboard. We didn't have ADB or multimedia. There was no expandability...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 10, 2011 at 06:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Meh. It's pretty mediocre compared to Apple in... 6,023 Views / 216 Replies  
Meh. It's pretty mediocre compared to Apple in the 80s.

Now Sony/Apple/Samsung/Nokia etc are all interchangeable.
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 10, 2011 at 06:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Of course I didn't cry when Steve Jobs died. ... 992 Views / 40 Replies  
Of course I didn't cry when Steve Jobs died.

Nor did I get choked up.

I really had no connection to him at all.



Nor am I Apple products or in any way connected to the CEO.
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 9, 2011 at 12:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Things for us geeks would have been far less... 6,023 Views / 216 Replies  
Things for us geeks would have been far less interesting had it not been for Steve Jobs.

He sold out in the end and went from "insanely great" to "insanely mediocre", and like Gates before him...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 6, 2011 at 04:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Then we're not talking about the same thing. 7,102 Views / 406 Replies  
Then we're not talking about the same thing.
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 26, 2010 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah she may have been beaten quite severely with... 943 Views / 30 Replies  
Yeah she may have been beaten quite severely with the ugly stick, but she's gonna win Reid. Being boring is the safest way to lose an election. Being facially challenged, isn't nearly as bad.. unless...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 25, 2010 at 10:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No probs with the disk images in OS 9. Yeah why... 7,102 Views / 406 Replies  
No probs with the disk images in OS 9. Yeah why not distribute applications as zip files? There is no user advantage in disk images. Maybe for developers. Windows apps use this method frequently.
...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 25, 2010 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking at all the latest Apple products they're... 7,102 Views / 406 Replies  
Looking at all the latest Apple products they're moving fast from prosumer to consumer. Naturally that's the market share for growth.

Apple does what is best for Apple and the shareholders....
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 24, 2010 at 10:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just can't get over how ugly Sharon Angle is.... 943 Views / 30 Replies  
I just can't get over how ugly Sharon Angle is. I'm sure that's not in the constitution.
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Oct 24, 2010 at 04:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Railroader you're the king of saying nothing... 1,960 Views / 92 Replies  
Railroader you're the king of saying nothing worthwhile and insulting people. Look who's talking babe. And by babe I mean thin-skinned photo amateur.

Zeiss lenses are superior to Nikkor lenses....
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Aug 27, 2007 at 07:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We're not talking about point-and-shoot cameras.... 1,960 Views / 92 Replies  
We're not talking about point-and-shoot cameras. We're talking about SLR. Everything you claimed is irrelevant.

But hey. Don't let facts and reality stop you!
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Aug 27, 2007 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Greyed out menu items can't be selected in OS X 574 Views / 4 Replies  
Now there are many quirky things about the OS X Finder and the UI and almost as many threads about it.. however I don't recall anyone mentioning this feature that seems to have been lost sometime...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Aug 13, 2005 at 12:50 PM, in macOS
Poll: Yes, if the alternative was a gay president... 1,400 Views / 63 Replies  
Yes, if the alternative was a gay president :thumbsup:

:)
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Aug 13, 2005 at 12:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yep, I remember "jpeg orgy" is a Demonhood... 581 Views / 11 Replies  
Yep, I remember "jpeg orgy" is a Demonhood original.

Just hope it won't get to his head.

:)
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Aug 13, 2005 at 12:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Funny in a Canadian bashing the US kind of way.... 534 Views / 10 Replies  
Funny in a Canadian bashing the US kind of way. If you're into that kind of stuff. :)
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Aug 13, 2005 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Prague, yes. Peaceful. Are there open riots in... 1,706 Views / 54 Replies  
Prague, yes. Peaceful. Are there open riots in Zagreb and Bukarest? :confused:
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Apr 10, 2005 at 02:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:confused: What are you talking about? Last... 1,706 Views / 54 Replies  
:confused:

What are you talking about? Last time I was in France things seemed pretty peaceful. Same in Spain, Norway and Italy.

Last time I was in Turkey it was pretty bad. Istanbul and...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Apr 9, 2005 at 04:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wlohn: Do. Not. Take. Sides. With. A. Member. Of.... 1,503 Views / 33 Replies  
Wlohn: Do. Not. Take. Sides. With. A. Member. Of. This. Fora. Against. A. Moderator.

:D

Wlohn: Cash. Is A. Bad. Kid.

:D

Why does he speak with two second pauses between words??!!!
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Apr 7, 2005 at 04:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
cocoa :p 4,030 Views / 89 Replies  
cocoa :p
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Apr 7, 2005 at 04:16 PM, in Applications
So yeah. It can be cracked. Bypassed. Whatever. 8,871 Views / 93 Replies  
So yeah. It can be cracked. Bypassed. Whatever.
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Apr 7, 2005 at 04:15 PM, in Applications
You make your bed, you sleep in it. 1,706 Views / 54 Replies  
You make your bed, you sleep in it.
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Apr 7, 2005 at 04:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:D You go girl! 1,503 Views / 33 Replies  
:D

You go girl!
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Apr 7, 2005 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Hm. In many countries in Europe first cousins are... 1,987 Views / 60 Replies  
Hm. In many countries in Europe first cousins are allowed to marry. While frowned upon and is very rare it is not against the law.
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Apr 6, 2005 at 12:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He was writing for MacWorld in 1995. 1,387 Views / 26 Replies  
He was writing for MacWorld in 1995.
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Apr 6, 2005 at 12:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
After reading a few reviews, looking at some... 1,708 Views / 18 Replies  
After reading a few reviews, looking at some screenshots I'm interested in this game. I thought the plot of kotor was brilliant and didn't really require a sequel.. but still. I want to go back to...
Posted by Twilly Spree, on Apr 5, 2005 at 01:22 PM, in Gaming
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