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Hi I'm Ben
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Apr 3, 2003, 11:15 PM
 
What crawled up your ass and died.
But you're right. Macs render webpages slow so the fact that you had to wait for this page to load might make me mad too.

Originally posted by tikki:
Don't bump a thread unless you have something to contribute. you are wasting my time.
     
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Apr 3, 2003, 11:24 PM
 
Originally posted by Hi I'm Ben:
What crawled up your ass and died.
But you're right. Macs render webpages slow so the fact that you had to wait for this page to load might make me mad too.
So switch to Windows already.
     
Hi I'm Ben
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Apr 3, 2003, 11:46 PM
 
Originally posted by CheesePuff:
So switch to Windows already.
lol what a nice crowd.
Now I know why I hate going in the apple store to shop.
     
Hi I'm Ben
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Apr 3, 2003, 11:53 PM
 
that said. I bumped the topic in hopes of seeing some setups. I enjoy this thread and it was on the second page.
I could do without the dumb comments like i'm wasting your time. You waste just as much time replying to me in such a stupid immature manner.
     
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Apr 3, 2003, 11:58 PM
 
Originally posted by Hi I'm Ben:
that said. I bumped the topic in hopes of seeing some setups. I enjoy this thread and it was on the second page.
I could do without the dumb comments like i'm wasting your time. You waste just as much time replying to me in such a stupid immature manner.
you don't have to bump it. look at the setups through the other 16 or so pages of the thread.

and just to point out, i am not the one making immature comments about crawling up asses and dying.

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Apr 4, 2003, 12:12 AM
 
Yikes. Ease up there, fellas!
To bring us back on topic, here is my desk at work:

Just a couple of homebrew boxes and one B&W G3 all hooked up with a Belkin KVM. I've got a nicer setup at home, but it's not nearly as clean as that!

Just out of curiosity, would people be interested in a site dedicated to pics like these? I know I really like seeing what other people have done with their workstations. Gives me something to drool over/do while I'm bored at work. hehe
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Apr 4, 2003, 02:14 AM
 
Spymac has a picture gallery for these sorts of things.
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Apr 4, 2003, 03:19 AM
 
had to throw my messy desk in there after a long week...
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You call that messy
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Apr 4, 2003, 08:44 PM
 
Originally posted by iceaxe23:
had to throw my messy desk in there after a long week...
How's that Champaign speakers?
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Apr 4, 2003, 09:16 PM
 
Originally posted by iceaxe23:
had to throw my messy desk in there after a long week...
I don't get it. What is with people placing their towers on their desktops? I know they look good and everything, but it wastes a whole $hitload of space. Why not put it under your desk where it will make for less clutter and noise?

The only reason I can think of having it on the desktop is because it makes the media-bays easier to access, but come on, how often do we have to access the front of our Powermacs? Are you burninating a whole wackload of CDRs? Still using floppies to backup? If so you will want to see this Floppy Disk RAID.
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Apr 4, 2003, 09:36 PM
 
This is my G4 in the lab I work in. I am pretty sure it is a 450Mhz. This one has a 3rd party serial port installed where the modem used to be... Stealth Serial is what I beleive it is called. Anyways, I use it to link up my Newton 2100...

PIC
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Apr 5, 2003, 10:00 PM
 
Originally posted by Mac Zealot:
pic
Spymac exclusive.

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Apr 5, 2003, 11:14 PM
 
I got the same thing.
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Apr 10, 2003, 04:03 PM
 
as for why my g4 is on my desk...well I make cd backups daily as i am a photographer and cd's are my new negatives. It is much easier than bending over all the time to have it right next to me...oh and yea I love those Champaign speakers...got them on sale
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Apr 10, 2003, 04:18 PM
 
Originally posted by loh:
Heres my Dual 867 I bought for my birthday in November. Studio Display was bought about 2 weeks ago. Got rid of the pro mouse and am using kensington's studio mouse. Now I just gotta get rid of those beige speakers, so my next purchase will be some soundsticks.

What kinda speakers do you guys think would go good with my setup?
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Apr 10, 2003, 04:34 PM
 
Originally posted by loh:
What kinda speakers do you guys think would go good with my setup?
Apple Pro Speakers/iSub maybe?
     
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Apr 12, 2003, 11:00 AM
 
Originally posted by loh:
What kinda speakers do you guys think would go good with my setup?

Silver Edition JBL Creature
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Apr 12, 2003, 11:24 AM
 
Originally posted by loh:
What kinda speakers do you guys think would go good with my setup?
Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 for loudness, great quality for music, and powerful bass. They are around $150, check www.pricegrabber.com

Or, the Monsoon PlanarMedia 14's, which rival and even some people agree are better then the above set, but they are the same price ($150). But you can usually find them for $125. They have a larger sub (8"), they are flat speakers (don't let that discourage you) and are perfect for music and games.
     
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Apr 12, 2003, 01:45 PM
 
Right now Im considering the Monsoon PM14s and the HK Soundsticks. Im leaning a bit towards the monsoons because they dont use USB, so I would be able to connect them to a soundcard like the revolution to get optimal sound.
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Apr 12, 2003, 06:46 PM
 
I have to add my recommendation to the SoundSticks. I paid 140 for them (over $200) but in my opionion it was well worth it. Great quality sound, and everyone who notices them comments on their great design.

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Apr 12, 2003, 10:18 PM
 
Well I just picked up the Monsoon PlanarMedia 14's tonight for $149.95. All I can say is WOW! I'll try to make a quick review later after they have been broken-in.
     
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Apr 13, 2003, 12:31 PM
 
BLACK

http://www.geocities.com/illconnp

black and white G3
400mhz
896mb
30gb

     
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Originally posted by horrorbiz:
BLACK

http://www.geocities.com/illconnp

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30gb

Sweet. I still think that the B&W (and in your case B&W) cases are the coolest.
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Apr 13, 2003, 12:42 PM
 
Originally posted by hadocon:
I don't get it. What is with people placing their towers on their desktops? I know they look good and everything, but it wastes a whole $hitload of space. Why not put it under your desk where it will make for less clutter and noise?

The only reason I can think of having it on the desktop is because it makes the media-bays easier to access, but come on, how often do we have to access the front of our Powermacs? Are you burninating a whole wackload of CDRs? Still using floppies to backup? If so you will want to see this Floppy Disk RAID.
I've got a 2 year old that likes to push buttons and fit strange objects into slots and holes. My PowerMac goes on the top of the desk! How's that for a reason?
     
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Originally posted by JohnM15141:
I've got a 2 year old that likes to push buttons and fit strange objects into slots and holes. My PowerMac goes on the top of the desk! How's that for a reason?
You could just put your 2 year old in a cage, ahem... I mean play-pen.
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Apr 13, 2003, 01:23 PM
 
Originally posted by JohnM15141:
I've got a 2 year old that likes to push buttons and fit strange objects into slots and holes. My PowerMac goes on the top of the desk! How's that for a reason?
Ditto. Also, I'm always plugging and unplugging things into the back. I hate having to crawl under my desk for that.
     
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Apr 15, 2003, 11:05 PM
 
Originally posted by iceaxe23:
had to throw my messy desk in there after a long week...
Don't tell me that you are still using that old mac-in-a-box?? (It looks like it)

If so, that's awesome...

I am thinking it might be a good waste of time to turn my old LC into a terminal to login to my tower of power when an application gets stuck in the foreground, and I can't kill it. (I use the iMac in the other room for this, but wouldn't it be cool to bring the LC back to life??) Ya, ya.. I know, I could use that little program with ctrl-alt-del key combo to kill the front most app, but where is the coolness (and geekiness) in that?
     
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I'd love to get an old Macintosh to just do BBEdit in

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Apr 17, 2003, 08:46 AM
 
I've been checking all these sweet desktops out and wanted to include mine:

http://www.angelfire.com/freak/paint...op_4-17-03.JPG


EDIT Even though I accidentally posted this, I fixed the link in case anybody was wondering what was being referenced to below...
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Originally posted by Azzgunther:
I've been checking all these sweet desktops out and wanted to include mine:

http://www.angelfire.com/freak/paint...op_4-17-03.JPG
Actually I think Desktop pics go in a different thread, but nevermind ... where did you get that calendar pgm ?
     
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Apr 17, 2003, 09:41 AM
 
Azzgunther,

Whats the lock symbol for on your menubar?

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Originally posted by Phil Quinney:
Whats the lock symbol for on your menubar?
It toggles between password necessary to stop the screensaver and no password necessary. I think you can get it from the keychain app.
     
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Originally posted by Simon:
It toggles between password necessary to stop the screensaver and no password necessary. I think you can get it from the keychain app.
Absolutely.


Where did you get that calendar pgm ?
That's a Konfabulator Widget. Go to Konfabulator's website to check it out. Pretty sweet stuff.
     
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Apr 17, 2003, 10:31 AM
 
Sorry about posting the wrong pic in the wrong forum, I was a bit groggy this morning. It might be a long day....



Anyway, here's a low-quality pic of my settup:

http://www.angelfire.com/freak/paint...up_4-12-03.JPG
     
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Azzgunther,

Nice setup, a real mix of old and new: from the IIe box to the 21" Display to the MDD.

Thanks for the advice on the keychain app, I've been looking for something like that for ages!

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Apr 17, 2003, 10:25 PM
 
Thanks, Phil.

I'm basically getting the best features for the least amount of money...even though the hardware doesn't really look so great side-by-side. Glad you found out how to lock the screen after all this time!
     
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Azz, this might sound strange, but I really like that table lol.

Sad too because it's what I'd usually consider ugly. Is it really wood? looks like something from ages back
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Yeah, it's real wood.

I have a very woodsie room so maybe you like it because it fits the theme of the room?

Now if only Apple made monitors with Oak cases....
     
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lol that wouldn't look right.

I like it, but sadly I'm kinda against using wood like that...

Then again.. darnit.. I can't help but say I like it *smacks head into wall*
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I finally got a digital camera so I thought I might post my setup here...





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Well, I had a digital camera for the night, so why not?



     
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Thanks to everyone for their info on Konfabulator. It makes life so much better for myself and my roomies. All three of us are using it right now. It stole an entire weekend from my girlfriend..... shes easily entertained.
     
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I've just been quickly browsing through
this thread and saw that some folks
are still using Next Stations. Do you
guys know where I could find a cheap one
and how much I should except to pay for
one of these "old-timers" ?

Thanks in advance,

CKP
     
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*BUMP*

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May 18, 2003, 12:55 PM
 
It is already 14 pages, maybe a new thread would be better, it got off topic of late.
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May 18, 2003, 02:30 PM
 
these threads always get a little slow when no new towers are out... wait till the next ones are out and then we can see all the lucky people who've just bought them showing them off... (hopefully me included... if we see the 970 that is..)

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our new cube joins the family and were now in the club & brand new proud parents to a bouncing baby powermac cube... thanks g/f's Dad!!
     
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Man, if the Cube returned in earnest (preferably with a PPC 970 chip) I would be incredibly tempted to get one. As it stands, I'm not too eager to get one and promptly have to replace half the components (new video card, CPU, hard disk, and so on) just to get a modern machine. If I got the Cube or the replacement components for free, however...
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