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I used to work those kind of hours and it sucked,... 1,585 Views / 48 Replies  
I used to work those kind of hours and it sucked, big time. Burn out will come sooner or later - it's just a matter of time.

Now I work for a company that gives me 5 weeks paid time off per year...
Posted by natural1, on Feb 19, 2007 at 09:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We've got three new VW MkVs in our family (GTI,... 2,253 Views / 62 Replies  
We've got three new VW MkVs in our family (GTI, Rabbit, Rabbit) with 30,000 combined miles and NO problems.

The new VWs are NOT comparable to the old MkIV style Golfs, which did have some...
Posted by natural1, on Jan 23, 2007 at 05:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Best line from the article... " The... 1,575 Views / 35 Replies  
Best line from the article...

" The indictment accuses Costello of faking -- or at least exaggerating -- retardation since August 1997"

Hey - maybe he was just exaggerating his retardation....
Posted by natural1, on Dec 8, 2006 at 01:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Get another dog. Seriously. Dogs are pack animals... 683 Views / 15 Replies  
Get another dog. Seriously. Dogs are pack animals and they freak out if they are alone. You could also get a cat - a lonely dog will bond with any other animal it can find.
Posted by natural1, on Dec 3, 2006 at 09:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"Looking for a image..." Actually, I think... 646 Views / 5 Replies  
"Looking for a image..."

Actually, I think you are looking for an 'n'.
Posted by natural1, on Nov 13, 2006 at 08:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I used to hate Nico's voice, but now it's kinda... 724 Views / 14 Replies  
I used to hate Nico's voice, but now it's kinda grown on me. Maybe it's all those years of listening to Kim Gordon that makes Nico sound pretty good these days.

Oh, and Mo Tucker is one seriously...
Posted by natural1, on Nov 13, 2006 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you ever read Exterminator!... 857 Views / 20 Replies  
If you ever read Exterminator! (http://www.amazon.com/Exterminator-William-S-Burroughs/dp/0140050035), the protagonist used to eat that stuff to get high. Maybe you should just put on some tunes,...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 30, 2006 at 02:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't turn your clock forward or back - turn it... 3,379 Views / 15 Replies  
Don't turn your clock forward or back - turn it sideways!
Posted by natural1, on Oct 30, 2006 at 10:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"Those who can, do. Those who can't, sell stuff... 1,735 Views / 43 Replies  
"Those who can, do. Those who can't, sell stuff at the mall." -anon

If these folks really knew anything about technology, they'd be an engineers...not RadioShack sales people.
Posted by natural1, on Oct 30, 2006 at 10:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
For your bank and investment accounts, you should... 584 Views / 6 Replies  
For your bank and investment accounts, you should establish a 'named beneficiary' with your banking institution. If you do this, when you die, the money goes directly to your beneficiary with no...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 27, 2006 at 09:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
From TFA: "Simpler vehicles, such as the... 2,531 Views / 80 Replies  
From TFA:

"Simpler vehicles, such as the Jeep Wrangler, use established technologies that need less energy in manufacture."

So, shouldn't we all buy hybrids so that they will become the...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 25, 2006 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Linkage please... 2,531 Views / 80 Replies  
Linkage please...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 25, 2006 at 11:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
very scary indeed... 2,062 Views / 61 Replies  
http://homepage.mac.com/mattsm1th/bill-ghost.jpg

I think that I see something very scary in there...ARGH!!!
Posted by natural1, on Oct 24, 2006 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I also feel sorry for the pets, but to call the... 1,841 Views / 46 Replies  
I also feel sorry for the pets, but to call the old, handicapped woman a moron is going a bit far, don'cha think? Maybe she was burning one of those scented candles to provide a little aromatherapy -...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 18, 2006 at 12:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, Cody - reading your posts is such a hoot! ... 5,979 Views / 63 Replies  
Oh, Cody - reading your posts is such a hoot! You make such hilariously stupid responses to people's remarks and then finish it off with a flourish of BS every time. You've got style, but no class....
Posted by natural1, on Oct 12, 2006 at 04:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You make the basic error or moral relativism,... 5,979 Views / 63 Replies  
You make the basic error or moral relativism, assuming that slavery/discrimination is OK under any circumstance. Now or 160 years ago it is not, and your bigoted whining won't make it any different....
Posted by natural1, on Oct 12, 2006 at 04:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OK - you should consider reading a book about... 5,979 Views / 63 Replies  
OK - you should consider reading a book about using logic to support your arguments. On one hand you say that the contributions of slaves in the USA is a ficitonal urban legend, and then you say that...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 12, 2006 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pfttt 5,979 Views / 63 Replies  
Oh really?! I have to live in the South to have an opinion?

OK, then if you are not black, then STFU about racism, KKK and discrimination. You are not entitled to an opinion!

Really, is the...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 12, 2006 at 02:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I suppose your statement "Typical nonsense" was... 5,979 Views / 63 Replies  
I suppose your statement "Typical nonsense" was meant to describe your posting? ;)

You address me as if I were black - as if that is the only way that I would make the arguments that I do ("You...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 12, 2006 at 02:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh Canada 5,979 Views / 63 Replies  
So close I can smell the poutein!
Posted by natural1, on Oct 12, 2006 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, right 5,979 Views / 63 Replies  
Jeez - what is it with people having such poor reading comprehension skills? Do you even realize that you stated the opposite of what I said? And what exactly is 'someone like me'? Is that your...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 12, 2006 at 12:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Iq,n > Iq,s 5,979 Views / 63 Replies  
Haha. Nope. Caribou Maine.
Posted by natural1, on Oct 12, 2006 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ummmm 5,979 Views / 63 Replies  
Just because people view it that way, doesn't mean it is a correct perception of reality. White people are relatively privileged in this country and the legacy of LEGAL discrimination/slavery has yet...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 12, 2006 at 11:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, I said "The charge of 'reverse racism'... 5,979 Views / 63 Replies  
Actually, I said "The charge of 'reverse racism' is so moronic as to need a response." Read carefully and you might get to the meaning of what was actually written. Is mis-quoting others part of your...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 12, 2006 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ugh 5,979 Views / 63 Replies  
Oh boy - now the ignorance of the deep South comes out. It was just a matter of time. See, this threat is really a red herring for Cody's latent racism. Yeah - you heard me. Racism, Cody.

The...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 12, 2006 at 09:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Communism Defined 928 Views / 40 Replies  
Here are a few of many definitions - these are the most common and most accurate:

Communism -

-A system of government in which the state plans and controls the economy and a single, often...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 11, 2006 at 12:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe it was a sand plow, used to push sand... 2,735 Views / 70 Replies  
Maybe it was a sand plow, used to push sand drifts off of the road? Or maybe it way plowing the access road to Telescope Peak (11,000ft, snow 6mo/year). Or maybe satan was driving!!
Posted by natural1, on Oct 10, 2006 at 06:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ummm? 928 Views / 40 Replies  
Are you thinking about socialism? Communism is a form of government, but socialism is an economic contruct (with political overtones, of course).
Posted by natural1, on Oct 10, 2006 at 01:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Not from me you didn't! Without going into... 2,663 Views / 63 Replies  
Not from me you didn't!

Without going into great detail, they screwed me on a domain renewal that cost me $$ and a ding on my credit record (until I reportred them to the NYS AGs consumer fraud...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 3, 2006 at 05:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
one-and-one.com....avoid at all costs. 2,663 Views / 63 Replies  
Just don't go to these guys: 1&1 Internet Inc. - Web Hosting Services and Domain Name Registration (http://order.1and1.com/)

If you think GoDaddy has bad service, 1and 1 will blow your mind (they...
Posted by natural1, on Oct 3, 2006 at 04:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Try... 610 Views / 17 Replies  
...this (http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Other%20World%20Computing/MEFW924AL1K/)
Posted by natural1, on Sep 25, 2006 at 07:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hot women and Hummers?! Where do I sign up?! 578 Views / 10 Replies  
Hot women and Hummers?! Where do I sign up?!
Posted by natural1, on Sep 19, 2006 at 04:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does anyone know if the new nanos have seamless... 3,774 Views / 53 Replies  
Does anyone know if the new nanos have seamless playback? It doesn't mention it on the Apple site, although it does for the new full-sized iPods. Someone mentioned that all iPods now have the same...
Posted by natural1, on Sep 12, 2006 at 02:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Get a Mototola E815 instead - not so fancy, but... 1,752 Views / 52 Replies  
Get a Mototola E815 instead - not so fancy, but rock solid and syncs directly with my Mac. Yay!
Posted by natural1, on Jul 11, 2006 at 02:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Buy them or someone else will! 1,053 Views / 42 Replies  
If the seats are decent, I'd pay $350 for the pair. Seriously, this is pure market economics folks - they are worth that much because people willing to pay that much. I just paid $150/ea for decent...
Posted by natural1, on Jun 28, 2006 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is everyone who smokes pot a 'pot head'? If so,... 2,049 Views / 98 Replies  
Is everyone who smokes pot a 'pot head'? If so, then anyone who takes a drink is a 'drunk'. Right? It sure makes it easy to marginalize an entire sector of society (30% by some estimates) by using...
Posted by natural1, on Jun 26, 2006 at 03:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Eww 2,149 Views / 82 Replies  
Did anyone else wet themselves when they heard this? I feel uncomfortable now...
Posted by natural1, on Jun 12, 2006 at 12:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stephen Colbert was right!! 2,885 Views / 54 Replies  
Bears are a huge threat to all of us. First monkeys, then humans. These bears -- these killing machines -- will devour the entire planet if we do not stop them now!

Seriously though, most bears...
Posted by natural1, on May 16, 2006 at 04:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can't get the music store out of my library 1,634 Views / 45 Replies  
Not to intrude on the socio-philosophical bent of the thread, but...

I can't get the 'Just for You' feature to go away, even after repeatedly clicking the appropriate link in the iTMS. I also...
Posted by natural1, on Jan 13, 2006 at 05:05 PM, in Applications
iMac G5 Thermal Calibration 1,098 Views / 1 Replies  
I just had the motherboard in my iMac G5 (2.0ghz, 20") replaced due to fried firewire and ethernet ports. Since I got the unit back, the fans kick on all the time and the CPU temp shoots up to 85degC...
Posted by natural1, on Jan 4, 2006 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
The links in the upper right corner of thepage... 1,431 Views / 31 Replies  
The links in the upper right corner of thepage need to be not-so-sideways (you gotta turn your head just to read the text). Maybe a few more headline articles along with the news links (see the NY...
Posted by natural1, on Dec 6, 2005 at 11:29 PM, in Feedback
Y'know - love thy neighbor sounds all good, but... 1,971 Views / 104 Replies  
Y'know - love thy neighbor sounds all good, but if your neighbor is an a-hole who makes your life a living hell, then some well-placed hatred goes a long way. Hate is a natural emotion, given that...
Posted by natural1, on Dec 3, 2005 at 09:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Check out Synchonize! X Plus from Qdea... 950 Views / 15 Replies  
Check out Synchonize! X Plus from Qdea (http://qdea.com/pages/pages-syncx/syncx1.html).

I've been using this for a year and it does everything a good backup tool should do, including unmount the...
Posted by natural1, on Nov 26, 2005 at 06:32 PM, in Applications
256MB Ram for G5 282 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm selling 2x128MB RAM sticks - this is the original Apple RAM that came with my G5. I only booted once from this RAM before replacing it with OWC sticks.

They're up on eBay...
Posted by natural1, on Nov 26, 2005 at 01:21 PM, in Marketplace
Danner makes the most reliable, comfortable boots... 549 Views / 5 Replies  
Danner makes the most reliable, comfortable boots I 've ever owned. I used to work as a forest ranger and these lasted me several years of 10+ miles per day on rough trails. They might be overkill...
Posted by natural1, on Nov 26, 2005 at 11:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
OK - this one's up for sale on eBay... 432 Views / 11 Replies  
OK - this one's up for sale on eBay (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=8728840744).

Now go get it! Thanks!!
Posted by natural1, on Nov 25, 2005 at 09:43 AM, in Marketplace
Sold - thank you! 348 Views / 2 Replies  
Sold - thank you!
Posted by natural1, on Nov 25, 2005 at 07:35 AM, in Marketplace
Dogs that lose their owners (i.e. get dumped by... 801 Views / 22 Replies  
Dogs that lose their owners (i.e. get dumped by the roadside) need to re-establish themselves in a 'pack' (remember - dogs are basically domesticated wolves and need to exist in a social setting,...
Posted by natural1, on Nov 25, 2005 at 07:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This sold on eBay - thanks! 493 Views / 5 Replies  
This sold on eBay - thanks!
Posted by natural1, on Nov 25, 2005 at 07:17 AM, in Marketplace
Well - you edited your posting to hide the... 432 Views / 11 Replies  
Well - you edited your posting to hide the evidence (Last edited by DragonClaw : Today at 02:15 AM.). You posted a link to your your own item for sale and indicated that anyone looking at my item...
Posted by natural1, on Nov 24, 2005 at 10:24 PM, in Marketplace
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