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Having been in the military & traveled over seas... 9,778 Views / 36 Replies  
Having been in the military & traveled over seas to both europe & southeast asia, I've been to many many strip clubs. Personally, I think it's pretty fun, but that doesn't seem to be the prevailing...
Posted by Big-C, on Nov 27, 2010 at 11:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I got hosed by someone paying with cashier's... 1,422 Views / 46 Replies  
I got hosed by someone paying with cashier's check back in the 90's. Took Wells Fargo 1 month to get feedback from a bank in New York (the apparent issuer), and when it was apparent the funds weren't...
Posted by Big-C, on Aug 24, 2010 at 11:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think I made it clear in my comment that... 1,531 Views / 16 Replies  
I don't think I made it clear in my comment that you quoted, but I'll mention now that I don't think those faculty were out of line for their request. The amount of work that goes into the online...
Posted by Big-C, on Aug 9, 2010 at 04:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The common model was this: Let's download Sakai -... 1,531 Views / 16 Replies  
The common model was this: Let's download Sakai - we have online classes now! Wheee! And it was total crap because nobody with any authority was assigned to develop the idea; they sat around waiting...
Posted by Big-C, on Aug 9, 2010 at 12:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've worked with lots of faculty, and for the... 1,531 Views / 16 Replies  
I've worked with lots of faculty, and for the most part they were very interested in online teaching/education because of the availability of education to everyone - in the ideal sense. When it came...
Posted by Big-C, on Aug 9, 2010 at 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I rode this kind of bike for 18 years and truly... 3,544 Views / 43 Replies  
I rode this kind of bike for 18 years and truly loved it. You get used to a different center of gravity with this kind of bike, leaning forward vs. sitting up straight. Makes the switch kinda strange...
Posted by Big-C, on Jul 22, 2010 at 07:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's funny (perplexing? pointless?) to me because... 1,553 Views / 21 Replies  
It's funny (perplexing? pointless?) to me because its so ridiculous and out of scope with reality. It's also funny because he gets so exasperated, huffing and puffing, which does nothing be show how...
Posted by Big-C, on Jul 15, 2010 at 01:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you think you'll be a scientist all your life,... 1,079 Views / 8 Replies  
If you think you'll be a scientist all your life, than the phd seems like the logical/best choice. For a slightly different point of view, I got my degree in management of info svs. My on-the-job...
Posted by Big-C, on Mar 5, 2010 at 12:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Lisa de Moraes - Creators of 'Lost' say they... 38,491 Views / 830 Replies  
Lisa de Moraes - Creators of 'Lost' say they won't tie up all those loose ends - washingtonpost.com...
Posted by Big-C, on Mar 4, 2010 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you for sharing - thoroughly enjoyed that.... 854 Views / 22 Replies  
Thank you for sharing - thoroughly enjoyed that. :lol:
Posted by Big-C, on Feb 10, 2010 at 10:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have to agree with the staggeringly bad idea of... 3,248 Views / 93 Replies  
I have to agree with the staggeringly bad idea of stopping your medications cold-turkey. That can artificially change a person's point of view and/or mood, causing her to make the mistake of blaming...
Posted by Big-C, on Nov 28, 2009 at 11:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been giving the show a chance, but still... 3,722 Views / 79 Replies  
I've been giving the show a chance, but still haven't found a reason to like it (my wife likes it, so it's on - whatever). I don't mind when a show is slow if it makes up for it in other areas, but...
Posted by Big-C, on Nov 22, 2009 at 02:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I really liked Defying Gravity, and was... 1,040 Views / 14 Replies  
I really liked Defying Gravity, and was disappointed when it was cancelled. I downloaded all 13 episodes (haven't finished yet), and at the end of each episode I'm angry that they cancelled it.

I...
Posted by Big-C, on Nov 22, 2009 at 02:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Droid does look cool, and in a strict... 2,370 Views / 71 Replies  
The Droid does look cool, and in a strict phone-to-phone comparison, it looks like a great competitor to the iphone.

But when I think about comparing them, something bout the iphone that I like...
Posted by Big-C, on Oct 29, 2009 at 12:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cool. Will said forum have a view optimized for... 700 Views / 4 Replies  
Cool. Will said forum have a view optimized for the iphone? :D

I know this is an old debate, but I'd love to browse these forums on my iphone, but it's too much work. :P
Posted by Big-C, on Jul 28, 2009 at 09:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I also thought the calendar notifications would... 2,168 Views / 13 Replies  
I also thought the calendar notifications would work out well, but have changed my mind. Seeing those items on the calendar just feels like clutter. I also thought I could better track projects by...
Posted by Big-C, on Jul 28, 2009 at 09:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apparently, the next version of OmniFocus (1.7)... 2,168 Views / 13 Replies  
Apparently, the next version of OmniFocus (1.7) should allow editing from the desktop...
Posted by Big-C, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm loving my 3GS too - the iPhone is nearly... 38,084 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm loving my 3GS too - the iPhone is nearly perfect for my needs...

As for games, I'm enjoying Defender Chronicles right now. And Platypus. And Knights Onrush.
Posted by Big-C, on Jun 21, 2009 at 07:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm also going with the 32gb; when I travel I... 38,084 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm also going with the 32gb; when I travel I like to put multiple movies on the phone for the plane, and I also use apple's video out thing (that was sold for ipods a few years ago, but works fine...
Posted by Big-C, on Jun 10, 2009 at 02:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: I'm in the Los Angeles area during the day... 2,038 Views / 32 Replies  
I'm in the Los Angeles area during the day (work), and it's very weak. When a phone call comes in I have to sit in a chair and pray it doesn't fail. Walking down the hall will definitely kill it.
...
Posted by Big-C, on May 3, 2009 at 03:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I also thought you could buy an iTunes gift card... 1,086 Views / 14 Replies  
I also thought you could buy an iTunes gift card and use that...
Posted by Big-C, on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I hope so; I don't really need a GPS for my day... 843 Views / 9 Replies  
I hope so; I don't really need a GPS for my day to day commute, but there have been times when traveling (which is rare) that it would have been handy. I'd rather pay for an app then purchase a new...
Posted by Big-C, on Mar 16, 2009 at 12:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's odd because it worked for me, and I don't... 1,489 Views / 6 Replies  
That's odd because it worked for me, and I don't have anything special going on with my 3g or my mac.

My Settings are:
Name Contains (name of my show)
Play Count is 0

These sync'd to my phone...
Posted by Big-C, on Mar 16, 2009 at 11:00 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hmm, I just did a smart playlist, with the name... 1,489 Views / 6 Replies  
Hmm, I just did a smart playlist, with the name of the show, and a playcount of 0, and it autofilled.

Maybe that's the solution...
Posted by Big-C, on Mar 15, 2009 at 06:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I set up a playlist that gets sync'ed to my... 1,489 Views / 6 Replies  
I set up a playlist that gets sync'ed to my iphone which I put movies into. You can mass select a bunch of movies or TV shows and just drag them all in there. Then when you plug in the phone, it all...
Posted by Big-C, on Mar 15, 2009 at 01:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
OmniFocus. Great compliment for the desktop app. ... 1,696 Views / 9 Replies  
OmniFocus. Great compliment for the desktop app.

Shovel - Digg news, which I find to be a fun diversion.

1passwd - By building a browser into the app, I can log into Amex (for example) without...
Posted by Big-C, on Mar 12, 2009 at 11:05 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'd say that the iphone has been a game changer... 1,806 Views / 38 Replies  
I'd say that the iphone has been a game changer for me. I use it for nearly everything I can: audiobooks, music, movies for when I take a flight (I can fit 4 movies + TV shows on 16gb model), the...
Posted by Big-C, on Mar 4, 2009 at 05:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for posting the review. I was interested... 1,062 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for posting the review. I was interested to read some impressions of someone who has used one. I've never been interested; never wanted to carry another item, and was really only interested in...
Posted by Big-C, on Mar 4, 2009 at 02:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Indeed - anyone else have a copy they can share? 2,456 Views / 9 Replies  
Indeed - anyone else have a copy they can share?
Posted by Big-C, on Feb 19, 2009 at 10:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm with you on getting a better camera, that's... 6,590 Views / 107 Replies  
I'm with you on getting a better camera, that's for sure. Oh well, nothing to do but wait and see.
Posted by Big-C, on Feb 13, 2009 at 11:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Go to m.google.com/sync AFTER you set up the sync... 1,508 Views / 17 Replies  
Go to m.google.com/sync AFTER you set up the sync acvount on your iPhone. Go to that url from the iphone safari browser. You will then see the option to enable the other calendars.

You can sync up...
Posted by Big-C, on Feb 10, 2009 at 11:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Definitely a last-case scenario, but you could... 1,708 Views / 8 Replies  
Definitely a last-case scenario, but you could email them to yourself. Isn't there an app in the app store that lets you attach multiple photo's to a single email?
Posted by Big-C, on Feb 4, 2009 at 01:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Why thank you - I WILL file a complaint! 758 Views / 7 Replies  
Why thank you - I WILL file a complaint!
Posted by Big-C, on Jan 29, 2009 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
AT&T (in Los Angeles - I don't know if it affects... 758 Views / 7 Replies  
AT&T (in Los Angeles - I don't know if it affects you) has decided to tamper with my DSL service. This was done across the board because of their recent deal with riaa (or so I read on Gizmodo). All...
Posted by Big-C, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm sure this doesn't say much for my maturity,... 1,063 Views / 34 Replies  
I'm sure this doesn't say much for my maturity, but that was the statement of the century - my wife heard me laugh from the other end of the house! :D
Posted by Big-C, on Jan 13, 2009 at 01:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think there's an update to iToner putting it at... 1,245 Views / 6 Replies  
I think there's an update to iToner putting it at 2.0 - maybe that's the problem?

It's a free update if you own 1.5. Post if you have luck - I have iToner too, but haven't used it in a while...
Posted by Big-C, on Jan 12, 2009 at 08:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow - good to know. I'll have to make the switch... 1,939 Views / 8 Replies  
Wow - good to know. I'll have to make the switch seeing that VH is dead and handbrake development is on-going...

Thanks for the update.
Posted by Big-C, on Jan 5, 2009 at 03:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm lucky enough to have my ultimate setup too: ... 3,128 Views / 76 Replies  
I'm lucky enough to have my ultimate setup too:

MacPro at home with a 24" monitor (from Dell), and a MacBook Air purchased by my work. I also have an iphone 3g, making my computing nirvana...
Posted by Big-C, on Jan 5, 2009 at 12:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I use Visual Hub and haven't run into any... 1,939 Views / 8 Replies  
I use Visual Hub and haven't run into any problems. I use different presets though; I use the iphone setting, and for quality, tell it to "go nuts". These settings allow me to put my media wherever I...
Posted by Big-C, on Jan 5, 2009 at 11:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have it installed, and I like the software, but... 2,013 Views / 5 Replies  
I have it installed, and I like the software, but I don't think I can offer much by way of help. I don't use it over the internet, and thereby don't care about security. I use it to refresh the sync...
Posted by Big-C, on Jan 1, 2009 at 12:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Kfunk: Do you have the Revo2? I didn't like... 890 Views / 13 Replies  
Kfunk:

Do you have the Revo2? I didn't like the first one because the rubber interfered with the space-bar of my keyboard. Does this one have the same thick rubber down in that area?

Otherwise,...
Posted by Big-C, on Dec 30, 2008 at 05:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I use a skin: bestskinsever.com. Hard to put on... 890 Views / 13 Replies  
I use a skin: bestskinsever.com. Hard to put on the phone, but once you get it, you don't even think about it. I got it because the phone is really very slippery.

From there, I alternate between...
Posted by Big-C, on Dec 30, 2008 at 12:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Awesome that you get such a deal on ATT service;... 1,392 Views / 18 Replies  
Awesome that you get such a deal on ATT service; I get like 5% off. Whatever - I'll take it.

Voice Dialing:
It's not built into the phone as a feature, you would have to buy or use an app from...
Posted by Big-C, on Dec 19, 2008 at 06:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow - nice follow up. I forgot about this whole... 591 Views / 4 Replies  
Wow - nice follow up. I forgot about this whole debacle. I thought I read that when SCO's upper management sued, they were at the same time selling off all their shares. So I've always understood...
Posted by Big-C, on Nov 24, 2008 at 11:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a new xbox, and last weekend I set up my... 4,704 Views / 161 Replies  
I have a new xbox, and last weekend I set up my wireless connection. I started to create some sort of ID (said I had to), but after going through the process it said I would have to try later....
Posted by Big-C, on Nov 19, 2008 at 05:42 PM, in Gaming
You are correct in that the items I select NOT TO... 1,912 Views / 5 Replies  
You are correct in that the items I select NOT TO SYNC (Movies, TV Shows) are kept on my Mac and would therefore are streamed when I watch them, but the problem is that when I add a new movie to...
Posted by Big-C, on Nov 12, 2008 at 10:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I use the process the OP does, however I just use... 1,912 Views / 5 Replies  
I use the process the OP does, however I just use the Applescript "Set Video Kind of Selected." This allows you to select all you recently added content in bulk, run the applescript, and it coverts...
Posted by Big-C, on Nov 11, 2008 at 11:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If there are any invites left, I'd love to get... 4,935 Views / 123 Replies  
If there are any invites left, I'd love to get one...

chriswitt at mac com

Thanks!
Posted by Big-C, on Nov 7, 2008 at 01:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I had dust under my screen a few months ago. I... 3,694 Views / 3 Replies  
I had dust under my screen a few months ago. I didn't care at first, but soon got obsessed. Eventually, I made an appointment with the Apple genius and they exchanged it without debate. He saw the...
Posted by Big-C, on Nov 6, 2008 at 08:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks - it really looks awesome. Probably a xmas... 2,224 Views / 40 Replies  
Thanks - it really looks awesome. Probably a xmas purchase...
Posted by Big-C, on Oct 26, 2008 at 12:50 AM, in Gaming
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