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More security dialog boxes. Nothing else. 7,238 Views / 200 Replies  
More security dialog boxes. Nothing else.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 03:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Has the realultimatepower kid taken over your... 5,309 Views / 52 Replies  
Has the realultimatepower kid taken over your account?
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 02:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apparently it's capable of much more complicated... 7,238 Views / 200 Replies  
Apparently it's capable of much more complicated and special things. This only makes sense though, since OS X was designed to be revolutionary for the hardware available at the time.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 02:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Something doesn't add up here. 1,925 Views / 58 Replies  
Something doesn't add up here.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 01:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My bad, that was Chuckit/Kerrigan in the GayNN... 1,277 Views / 50 Replies  
My bad, that was Chuckit/Kerrigan in the GayNN thread. You just tried the 'when have you ever been killed for being straight' angle.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 12:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Agreed, my 1.33 GHz iBook is showing its age. 7,238 Views / 200 Replies  
Agreed, my 1.33 GHz iBook is showing its age.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 12:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Our local small town mower repairman (works out... 2,104 Views / 36 Replies  
Our local small town mower repairman (works out of his garage) does it for $1. You could get a dremel and do it yourself pretty easily.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh no!! :lol: :lol: 5,309 Views / 52 Replies  
Oh no!! :lol: :lol:
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 12:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You're still using a 6100, like, for real stuff??... 1,583 Views / 50 Replies  
You're still using a 6100, like, for real stuff?? A beige G3 would do all the same things, except eleventy billion times better.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How big is your lawn?? I spent an hour and a half... 2,104 Views / 36 Replies  
How big is your lawn?? I spent an hour and a half push mowing and weed whipping an older lady's yard and I got $20/pop.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 11:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You wouldn't have to measure the speed, that... 5,309 Views / 52 Replies  
You wouldn't have to measure the speed, that could be easily calculated by knowing the angle of exit and a measured distance. I miss physics class.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 11:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hm... 1. Apple 2. Sony (I have a receiver and... 1,500 Views / 50 Replies  
Hm...
1. Apple
2. Sony (I have a receiver and DVD player, both were free, both are amazing for the price)
3. KLH (no speakers in the history of the world rock as hard for $30 each--250 watts RMS,...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 11:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I always used to joke about 'waxing my probe.' ... 5,309 Views / 52 Replies  
I always used to joke about 'waxing my probe.'

BTW I was talking about this:
http://kefka.ag.iastate.edu/probe.jpg
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 10:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Already reported. And yes, a basic Vista install... 692 Views / 11 Replies  
Already reported. And yes, a basic Vista install took up about 7 gigs on the 19 gig partition I gave it.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 10:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Whatever he did lasted quite a while. The dead... 2,104 Views / 36 Replies  
Whatever he did lasted quite a while. The dead grass prevented anything new from growing. If you wanted to go all out, you could do some landscaping along the house, and put in some mulch over some...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 10:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: microphone: an instrument for converting sound... 2,293 Views / 82 Replies  
microphone: an instrument for converting sound waves into electrical energy

loudspeaker: an apparatus that converts electrical impulses into sound

And I doubt someone put a mic up to a tone...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 10:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Gasoline. But seriously, one of the older women I... 2,104 Views / 36 Replies  
Gasoline. But seriously, one of the older women I used to mow for had her son spray something around the house that killed the grass right up against the house, it really made my job easier.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 09:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Played with it a little bit, not bad. They... 1,017 Views / 8 Replies  
Played with it a little bit, not bad. They actually have my house now! The south side of my small Iowa town got updated this summer it looks like. Still can't find my car though, I was probably at...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 09:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hope Han is ready for a $1 sandwich and $.25... 7,880 Views / 17 Replies  
I hope Han is ready for a $1 sandwich and $.25 can of soup for $7.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 09:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've got less than 10gigs free on my 60 gig iBook... 1,583 Views / 50 Replies  
I've got less than 10gigs free on my 60 gig iBook drive, my B&W G3 has 3x13GB, with 2 OSs there's about 20 gigs free there, I really need a backup drive, but I just don't have the money.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 09:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are any of the situations after gettin' freaky?... 5,309 Views / 52 Replies  
Are any of the situations after gettin' freaky? I'm thinking back to Me, Myself, and Irene, and he had the same problem...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 09:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: The only problem with the eBay one is if you ever... 710 Views / 12 Replies  
The only problem with the eBay one is if you ever have to sell it...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 09:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I mowed people's yards for several years in high... 2,104 Views / 36 Replies  
I mowed people's yards for several years in high school, it bought me my iMac for $1100, not bad for a high school freshman. I went through three mp3 players. Started with an Iomega HipZip, until my...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 09:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Quite insightful. 7,238 Views / 200 Replies  
Quite insightful.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 09:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, he already said that the Mac will run... 956 Views / 23 Replies  
Well, he already said that the Mac will run windows* and all your windows stuff will work**, so they had to do something for the other other 25 seconds.

*Sold seperately
**With Windows, which is...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 13, 2006 at 08:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, that's about it. 1,568 Views / 43 Replies  
Yep, that's about it.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 08:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree. 10.2.8 was rock solid, some users on our... 7,238 Views / 200 Replies  
I agree. 10.2.8 was rock solid, some users on our network are still using it (we're getting them up to Tiger now, there are only a couple left).
And while it's true that Vista runs on current...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 08:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I suppose I could go through and manually change... 3,392 Views / 2 Replies  
I suppose I could go through and manually change the track volume for the accordion according to how loud it's playing to even it out...and yeah, adjust the volume of each of the tracks to better...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 08:12 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Do you actually pay to rent each one, or do you... 923 Views / 40 Replies  
Do you actually pay to rent each one, or do you use NetFlix? At $15/month it could probably save you some money.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 08:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: That's pretty cool. Mine drops off at 20K 2,293 Views / 82 Replies  
That's pretty cool. Mine drops off at 20K
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 08:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Need accordion sound for Garageband 3,392 Views / 2 Replies  
My roommate challenged me to duplicate the Office theme song, so here's what I have:
Original (http://kefka.ag.iastate.edu/original.mp3)
Mine (http://kefka.ag.iastate.edu/mine.mp3)

The biggest...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 07:02 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
They work for me...I like the WIndows on a Mac... 956 Views / 23 Replies  
They work for me...I like the WIndows on a Mac one, that's pretty good stuff!
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I saw PIllar live with TFK and John Reuben, fun... 2,081 Views / 50 Replies  
I saw PIllar live with TFK and John Reuben, fun to mosh to, but I only have a couple of their songs (one being Sunday Bloody Sunday). I mostly stick to my Blindside/Project 86.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 06:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's America. Our self-worth is defined by our... 923 Views / 40 Replies  
It's America. Our self-worth is defined by our stuff.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 06:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My sony DVD player has no less than 5 ways to get... 923 Views / 40 Replies  
My sony DVD player has no less than 5 ways to get video out. The PS2 has...oh yeah...one, unless you buy another set of cables, then two. So for a home theater buff, it might be worth it. Will the...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 06:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's easy enough to crack the shuffle though. 667 Views / 11 Replies  
It's easy enough to crack the shuffle though.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 05:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, you mean like the Office 2004 Test run? 956 Views / 23 Replies  
Oh, you mean like the Office 2004 Test run?
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 05:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
System, Library, Users, what else? That... 1,583 Views / 50 Replies  
System, Library, Users, what else? That technically doesn't have to be the boot disk, or the root volume for that matter.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oops, my bad, I should have known that. ... 7,238 Views / 200 Replies  
Oops, my bad, I should have known that.



The difference is that Apple was making computers do this stuff with 300MHz and 6MB of VRAM. Vista gets multiple GHz and loads of VRAM. Of course it...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 05:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember 10.1 being preinstalled on some iMacs,... 7,238 Views / 200 Replies  
I remember 10.1 being preinstalled on some iMacs, but it defaulted to OS 9.

SWG: when I right click the desktop, there is only a 'personalize' link, no display properties. And why can't I do this...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 05:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Haha, not bad. Maybe don't spit into the mic... 8,460 Views / 185 Replies  
Haha, not bad. Maybe don't spit into the mic though...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 04:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, and how do you change display resolution from... 7,238 Views / 200 Replies  
Oh, and how do you change display resolution from the control panel's 'classic' view. There's no more 'display' panel!
And I can't change the refresh rate, so staring at this monitor is hurting my...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 04:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've played consoles, I own an N64 and Sega... 1,437 Views / 45 Replies  
I've played consoles, I own an N64 and Sega Genesis, and my roommate's got a PS2. I've got SNES9X and about 2 gigs of ROMs for it. Just never did the portable thing. If I need to play video games...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 04:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think our Xserve raid retrospect backup here at... 1,583 Views / 50 Replies  
I think our Xserve raid retrospect backup here at work only has a TB or two.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 04:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Never really got into the portable gaming stuff.... 1,437 Views / 45 Replies  
Never really got into the portable gaming stuff. My parents weren't into buying me video games as a child...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 04:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Man has lived this long without knowing it... 477 Views / 1 Replies  
Man has lived this long without knowing it existed, so what does it matter if it leaves?
</kidding>
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 04:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Why would anyone pay for something that's free? 2,293 Views / 82 Replies  
Why would anyone pay for something that's free?
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 04:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember those! Gotta love gifs... 7,238 Views / 200 Replies  
I remember those! Gotta love gifs...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 04:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What's there to understand about autofocus,... 735 Views / 7 Replies  
What's there to understand about autofocus, doesn't it do it for you? And shouldn't most of those things be solved with a quick, hey ma, let me explain this in 5 seconds.
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 04:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: If you have to buy XP and Vista for no other... 692 Views / 11 Replies  
If you have to buy XP and Vista for no other reason than to use it, I say pick one or the other, but if you've already got a copy of xp and you're planning on getting vista later, go ahead and do...
Posted by zmcgill, on Jun 12, 2006 at 04:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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