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There is clearly no way to tell which person is... 1,743 Views / 66 Replies  
There is clearly no way to tell which person is from where in this thread.

Where is James L from?

Did he say?
Posted by iWrite, on Oct 13, 2004 at 06:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is REALLY silly. Fighting over...what? ... 2,826 Views / 93 Replies  
This is REALLY silly.

Fighting over...what?

I didn't call Apple because of a school-related issue. I called Apple because I was confused about a company order, that's all. It was actually...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 9, 2004 at 04:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whatever, Philzilla. I guess I should just... 2,826 Views / 93 Replies  
Whatever, Philzilla.

I guess I should just say, "Out of the blue, Apple sent 10 boxes of Panther and 10 boxes of iLife. Thank you, Apple."

Nothing explaining the hows or the whys, right? ...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 9, 2004 at 10:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's really nice, Philzilla. It has... 2,826 Views / 93 Replies  
That's really nice, Philzilla.

It has nothing to do with "me."

It has to do with Apple doing something profoundly nice -- without asking.

I have a feeling that they do this frequently, but...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 9, 2004 at 10:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple: Amazing Gesture - Thank You 2,826 Views / 93 Replies  
So, I had to call the other day about an Apple-related issue and I had Apple Executive Relations on the telephone and yes, I'm acquainted with some of the folks there, but I was discussing my son's...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 9, 2004 at 10:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This site is certainly eye-opening.... 1,997 Views / 50 Replies  
This site is certainly eye-opening. (http://www.cgispy.com/boards/board.cgi?user=XpayPalGuy)

:err:
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 9, 2004 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
eBay Scam...Paypal? 1,997 Views / 50 Replies  
Read here. (http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/03/08/paypal.fined.ap/index.html)

I used Paypal about two years ago and sent a guy over $1000 for an item on eBay at about 2:00 AM via Paypal. About an...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 9, 2004 at 08:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, so maybe I was off by two inches. But... 1,903 Views / 63 Replies  
Okay, so maybe I was off by two inches.

But barely!

This is the thing:

We lived in an area known as Pearl City when we first lived there -- Pacific Heights/Palisades. Overlooks Pearl...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 9, 2004 at 03:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, I'm going to be an *ss here and say... 2,947 Views / 89 Replies  
Okay, I'm going to be an *ss here and say something:

You set up a camera JUST so that you can watch your computer equipment at home while you're at work?

:err:

That, uh, seems kind of...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 11:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
BINGO! Yes, that is absolutely the fair and... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
BINGO!

Yes, that is absolutely the fair and square assessment.
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 11:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm the "worst person in the world" because my... 1,903 Views / 63 Replies  
I'm the "worst person in the world" because my family chooses to watch a show?

I have a family of all MEN here at the house! I'm kind of outnumbered on choice of television shows.

Besides,...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 11:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Where do they live? What do they eat? Very... 1,903 Views / 63 Replies  
Where do they live? What do they eat? Very interesting!

Looks like something from Fear Factor, which we're watching right now :eek: actually.

(Right now they're eating ground up beetles,...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 09:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Funny, Xeo! :D It would be a GREAT pic... 1,903 Views / 63 Replies  
Funny, Xeo!

:D

It would be a GREAT pic to download to your boss's desktop so he or she can see it staring back at them first thing in the morning!

:D
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 08:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My guess is that it's some kind of a water... 1,903 Views / 63 Replies  
My guess is that it's some kind of a water spider.

The length of the legs would indicate that it would need weight dispersed across a wide space in order to not break the surface tension as it...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree with your assessment. Also, you have... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
I agree with your assessment.

Also, you have to admit that the banks and finance companies are completely out of whack with their "qualifications" for credit. I mean, seriously.

This is the...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 06:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Doesn't ANYONE rent a house? Or share a house? ... 2,420 Views / 67 Replies  
Doesn't ANYONE rent a house? Or share a house? It seems that everyone rents apartments?
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You really should try to get in with a bank. You... 1,046 Views / 32 Replies  
You really should try to get in with a bank. You sound perfect for a banking IT position.
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 03:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I'm not renting as we own our home, but we... 2,420 Views / 67 Replies  
Well, I'm not renting as we own our home, but we have two homes we rent out:

Sarasota, Florida: Old Victorian home from 1926 with hardwood floors and pool, waterfront on a little river that leads...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 03:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, I'm getting out of this conversation right... 1,046 Views / 32 Replies  
Okay, I'm getting out of this conversation right now because it's starting to get to be :brick:

But, I never said that the president was spending our tax dollars on Iraq...

BECAUSE THE WAR IS...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 12:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"doesn't it apply to all poor people?" ... 1,046 Views / 32 Replies  
"doesn't it apply to all poor people?"

What do you mean?

Oh, gosh, here is a registered Republican sounding like a Democrat -- yikes!

But, here goes...

Yes, SOME poor people are able to...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 12:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You want to argue about national debt? ... 1,046 Views / 32 Replies  
You want to argue about national debt?

KRUSTY....where ARE you?

;)

He'll set you straight!
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 11:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, successful people DO adapt to change so... 1,046 Views / 32 Replies  
Yes, successful people DO adapt to change so Wolfen should also, I suppose. But there is a huge difference between choosing to do it and being shoved into it out of pure survival mentality.
...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you joking? He just said that they... 1,046 Views / 32 Replies  
Are you joking?

He just said that they (Mexican citizens) can come and go as they please with only an ID card!

This is the "deal" he made this weekend at his ranch in Crawford with Fox.

I...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 11:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And like I argued in another thread, outsourcing... 1,046 Views / 32 Replies  
And like I argued in another thread, outsourcing to India for all of our IT service support, etc., has REALLY hurt the economy.

If you want to be upset, be upset with companies like HP, Dell, GE,...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 11:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:D 2,420 Views / 67 Replies  
:D
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 8, 2004 at 03:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
RIGHT, but with the level of unemployment and the... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
RIGHT, but with the level of unemployment and the amount that health care is now costing people (it costs our family $14,000 a year -- LITERALLY -- through United Healthcare for our family), how can...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 6, 2004 at 09:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This whole thing has to be SO humiliating to a... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
This whole thing has to be SO humiliating to a woman who prided herself for being on the society short list for events and parties.

Besides, she's no spring chicken at 62.

I think the best...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 6, 2004 at 09:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
GOOD point. Yes, $47,000 IS a lot of money. ... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
GOOD point.

Yes, $47,000 IS a lot of money.

I agree.

:thumbsup:

Now, what do we all think will happen to Martha?
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 6, 2004 at 06:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, we all KNOW it WAS about insider trading. ... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
Oh, we all KNOW it WAS about insider trading.

But they didn't prosecute for that -- more hypocrisy.

I'm not a big fan of how the government, local, state, or federal, prosecutes for *other*...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 6, 2004 at 03:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Talk about hypocrisy...... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
Talk about hypocrisy... (http://www.washingtontimes.com/business/20040305-100453-1679r.htm)
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 6, 2004 at 02:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How do you know that Oprah wasn't very impressed... 1,001 Views / 29 Replies  
How do you know that Oprah wasn't very impressed with her?

Do you know Oprah personally and that's what she said?
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 6, 2004 at 02:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Meanwhile, Bush is holding a press conference... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
Meanwhile, Bush is holding a press conference with his "good ole buddy" Vincente Fox (president of Mexico) and has "announced" that Mexican immigrants should be "allowed to come and go in and out of...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 6, 2004 at 02:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I certainly don't have all of the information. ... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
I certainly don't have all of the information.

I agree with what Wolfen said, though, but Wolfen, remember that this was never "about" insider trading -- remember? She wasn't charged with insider...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 6, 2004 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Zimphire: I voted for Bush. I'm not... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
Zimphire:

I voted for Bush.

I'm not blaming Bush for Stewart's conviction.

You cannot deny, however, the conservative legal atmosphere, you know? It's very prevalent right now -- what I...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 6, 2004 at 12:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, she was an easy target and conviction. ... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
Yep, she was an easy target and conviction.

Let's look, instead, at the Worldcom's and Enron's, you know?

BILLIONS of dollars are gone. Retirees who worked their entire LIVES are...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 6, 2004 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hi Wolfen - thanks. Just wanted to say (to... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
Hi Wolfen - thanks.

Just wanted to say (to Philzilla and others) that though you may think I'm similar to Martha Stewart I'm not.

You would never catch me with a $6000 to $12000 purse and...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 6, 2004 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I liked her mink-collar coat as she left the... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
I liked her mink-collar coat as she left the courtroom today. (NOT.)

Wonder how much THAT set her back? Her mink-collar coat and $6,000 handbag and the testimony about how she stayed in a $5,000...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 5, 2004 at 05:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
She didn't endear herself to jurors, I'm sure. ... 2,268 Views / 87 Replies  
She didn't endear herself to jurors, I'm sure.

She showed up at court everyday with a $6,000 Hermes purse.

This is just like Leona Helmsley all over again.
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 5, 2004 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whatever. You obviously don't read other... 2,753 Views / 71 Replies  
Whatever.

You obviously don't read other posts I've posted at, then.

No, I'm not "happy" when I rant about some jerk who raped a 2-month old.

Why should I sound "happy" about that?

Or why...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 4, 2004 at 11:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
First of all, she wasn't arrested. She was... 2,753 Views / 71 Replies  
First of all, she wasn't arrested. She was picked up. After three times she had skipped school. She was put there because she was told BY THE SCHOOL that they would pick her up and put her there. ...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 4, 2004 at 10:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Their (Neistat Brothers) movie short is VERY... 714 Views / 10 Replies  
Their (Neistat Brothers) movie short is VERY good.

:thumbsup:
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 4, 2004 at 10:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cool Popular Science iPod Battery Article 714 Views / 10 Replies  
Read here. (http://www.popsci.com/popsci/computers/article/0,12543,588084,00.html)

My 11-year old came home with a friend's dead old iPod and when I asked him what he was doing with it, he said...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 4, 2004 at 09:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
LOL! :D 1,181 Views / 10 Replies  
LOL!

:D
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 4, 2004 at 09:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
philzilla: Because one member considered my... 2,753 Views / 71 Replies  
philzilla: Because one member considered my comments as "flaunting my 'success'" so I removed them.



Just had to get that on record, okay?

As far as my attending Yale on a scholarship, what...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 4, 2004 at 09:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, now YOU raised an interesting and... 2,753 Views / 71 Replies  
Well, now YOU raised an interesting and provocative point that was well thought out and I WILL think about that, yes.

I have contemplated that and other facts. Such as the fact that the governor...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 4, 2004 at 01:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Have a Paypal account? I'll send you some... 1,030 Views / 36 Replies  
Have a Paypal account?

I'll send you some $$$. No problemo.

;)

Had a "roommate" named Ariel once. My significant other and I let her live with us and our baby when we were in college. ...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 4, 2004 at 01:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I never, ever, said I went to Harvard. ... 2,753 Views / 71 Replies  
I never, ever, said I went to Harvard.

Next time get your facts straight.

Out of all of the people here at the forums, including the ones I occasionally vehemently disagree with, at least I...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 4, 2004 at 01:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You've got THAT right, quandarry: I've sure... 2,753 Views / 71 Replies  
You've got THAT right, quandarry: I've sure screwed up a few things in my life. Probably a lot more than a few things.

As I mentioned, the only reason I even mention life experiences is...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 3, 2004 at 11:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, you're right: YOU live with the half that... 2,753 Views / 71 Replies  
Yeah, you're right: YOU live with the half that is so mentally disturbed that they're having sex with 2-month old infants.

Sickos.

Go save 'em, Link. They're ALL YOURS.
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 3, 2004 at 11:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why bother discussing how I feel? Honestly,... 1,252 Views / 25 Replies  
Why bother discussing how I feel?

Honestly, I think of the Bible:

"And the sins of the parents shall be visited upon the children."

Obviously the kid had some problems, right?

I have no...
Posted by iWrite, on Mar 3, 2004 at 11:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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