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http://www.ripethings.com/crap/failout.png I... 734 Views / 26 Replies  
http://www.ripethings.com/crap/failout.png

I loved the market reaction to how they were smiling and laughing and congratulating themselves and saying how it was the best piece of legislation...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Oct 10, 2008 at 11:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
MyDreamApp forums have been down about 2 weeks... 3,860 Views / 144 Replies  
MyDreamApp forums have been down about 2 weeks now. No news on their front page.

Talk is cheap and the best designs don't mean anything if no one will implement them.

At least the...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Sep 8, 2008 at 06:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
AAPL just dumped all over me. I'm one of those... 2,913 Views / 71 Replies  
AAPL just dumped all over me. I'm one of those who stayed up late doing backups and reformats to minimize downtime today and woke up early in anticipation of the 10:30 AM or earlier delivery. 10:30...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Oct 26, 2007 at 01:39 PM, in macOS
I expected this game to be EA's version of Tony... 976 Views / 12 Replies  
I expected this game to be EA's version of Tony Hawk so I expected similar everything. One button to jump, one button to do a grab, etc.

This demo surprised me in how much of an original effort...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Sep 17, 2007 at 03:51 AM, in Gaming
Jobs does the same thing. Lets add them to the... 963 Views / 25 Replies  
Jobs does the same thing. Lets add them to the creepy stack.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Aug 9, 2007 at 07:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought filevault would be fine since I am on a... 1,207 Views / 20 Replies  
I thought filevault would be fine since I am on a laptop. Low chances of a power outage and battery backup would be there to save me anyway, right?

Then I got a kernel panic running parallels and...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jun 15, 2007 at 04:00 PM, in macOS
I still think Creed is the funniest guy. 1,453 Views / 38 Replies  
I still think Creed is the funniest guy.
Posted by Naaaaak, on May 18, 2007 at 10:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Another great idea taken from Marathon. 819 Views / 12 Replies  
Another great idea taken from Marathon.
Posted by Naaaaak, on May 17, 2007 at 04:04 PM, in Gaming
So the little girl in tonight's ep was actually... 36,302 Views / 491 Replies  
So the little girl in tonight's ep was actually the French girl when she was younger?
Posted by Naaaaak, on May 10, 2007 at 05:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's probably my biggest concern at this point.... 9,094 Views / 181 Replies  
That's probably my biggest concern at this point. A delay in 10.5 delays a lot of other things.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Apr 12, 2007 at 06:05 PM, in macOS
I think he is one of the most interesting... 277,012 Views / 4,986 Replies  
I think he is one of the most interesting characters of the series. 5th cylon, I doubt, however.


Indeed.


Good catch. Seems like this season missed some important continuity details.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Mar 28, 2007 at 08:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
iTWire - Photoshop online within six months... 16,550 Views / 98 Replies  
iTWire - Photoshop online within six months (http://www.itwire.com.au/content/view/10043/53/)
Posted by Naaaaak, on Mar 1, 2007 at 09:37 AM, in Applications
Whatever Apple chooses they'll decrease the... 1,091 Views / 7 Replies  
Whatever Apple chooses they'll decrease the clockspeed and cap the available memory to half of its capabilities. Because that's how they roll.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Feb 24, 2007 at 07:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've noticed OS X seems to suck with disk access... 975 Views / 13 Replies  
I've noticed OS X seems to suck with disk access in general. Like you I have a MacPro and I am able to slow UI operations significantly when large file copies or large file operations of any sort...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Feb 16, 2007 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Agreed. 1,064 Views / 42 Replies  
Agreed.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 20, 2007 at 03:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I found out about digg from slashdot and switched... 823 Views / 23 Replies  
I found out about digg from slashdot and switched for about a year. Digg started to get progressively retarded with too many people plugging their own blogs and just outright stupid things making it...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 20, 2007 at 03:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Perhaps, but what kind of GPU can you fit in... 4,218 Views / 132 Replies  
Perhaps, but what kind of GPU can you fit in there? A 1900XT (midrange GPU) would be like, bigger than the mini itself.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 9, 2007 at 08:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dropping "Computer" from their name was probably... 1,357 Views / 41 Replies  
Dropping "Computer" from their name was probably a good move. Everyone I know just calls them "Apple", anyway.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 9, 2007 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Today's keynote was less of a Macworld keynote as... 8,240 Views / 107 Replies  
Today's keynote was less of a Macworld keynote as we know it and more of an Apple Special Event. I think traditional updates (updates to existing products) will happen from now on as mostly just...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 9, 2007 at 05:46 PM, in macOS
The purpose of this keynote was to boost apple... 1,449 Views / 41 Replies  
The purpose of this keynote was to boost apple stock. That meant telling "the critics" what they wanted to hear instead of talking about what current customers could get. It's the only keynote in...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 9, 2007 at 05:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
720p is fine for me; that's what my TV does and... 9,551 Views / 67 Replies  
720p is fine for me; that's what my TV does and quite honestly I'm slightly jealous of the 1080p people so this is my chance to poke them with a stick.

I will be asking my 1080p friends questions...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 9, 2007 at 05:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was going to post here moments before the... 4,218 Views / 132 Replies  
I was going to post here moments before the forums went down:

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8-core bluray MacPro with a GMA 950 and no other GPU upgrade options. The graphics trend is no longer "begrudgingly embrace...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 9, 2007 at 05:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, this is the approach I would take. ... 1,148 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah, this is the approach I would take. BootCamp for things that require full-acceleration (games), Parallels for everything else. About the only downfalls to this setup are that you have to buy...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 9, 2007 at 10:35 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Having watched the 4 eps, I thought they were... 3,184 Views / 85 Replies  
Having watched the 4 eps, I thought they were good, not great, but they had some very great parts to them. Ep 3 is the weakest of the bunch. I am definitely interested in ep 5 and beyond.

I...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 8, 2007 at 07:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Interior looks nice. Like your dual... 7,465 Views / 203 Replies  
Interior looks nice.


Like your dual screens and chair.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 7, 2007 at 11:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple's Student Developer discount is not for... 6,936 Views / 76 Replies  
Apple's Student Developer discount is not for anyone. In this case, unless you are a student over 18 years of age, who develops software for Mac OS X (or some other Apple device) you don't qualify. ...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 7, 2007 at 11:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
I already call it "ex". 2,117 Views / 49 Replies  
I already call it "ex".
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 6, 2007 at 10:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Whatever happens, since you took it back you have... 6,936 Views / 76 Replies  
Whatever happens, since you took it back you have to wait for the next rev now. If Apple does not announce new ones at MacWorld it will probably be a month or so later. They've done such things...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 5, 2007 at 01:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Nothing to report on the Gateway model. If I see... 1,421 Views / 13 Replies  
Nothing to report on the Gateway model. If I see it in person I'll try stuff out and let you know.


I will be interested to hear your results. Be sure to post a thread when you do this. I was...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 5, 2007 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
The RAID 0 array sounds dangerous. I hope you... 1,421 Views / 13 Replies  
The RAID 0 array sounds dangerous. I hope you keep good backups. It really sucks we can't do RAID 5 in software (although I think some 3rd party app might be able to). I suppose you could get a...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 3, 2007 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
"Michael Bluth is threatening me!" is the first... 2,466 Views / 77 Replies  
"Michael Bluth is threatening me!" is the first thing that came to mind when I read the thread title.

http://www.ripethings.com/crap/threatening_me_pic.png...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 2, 2007 at 06:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I love it when fake plays, especially high... 1,009 Views / 15 Replies  
I love it when fake plays, especially high schoolish (grade schoolish?) plays as stupid as that one work so effectively. I'm not being sarcastic, I was really entertained by it. If I were a coach...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 2, 2007 at 05:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That would be awesome; so much so that it won't... 977 Views / 22 Replies  
That would be awesome; so much so that it won't happen for a while.

Remember: To Apple aesthetics > all. IIUC a lot of LCDs with LED backlights now are bulkier than most.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 2, 2007 at 03:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
New sizes: 20", 24", 32" Finish: Matte or... 977 Views / 22 Replies  
New sizes: 20", 24", 32"
Finish: Matte or Glossy
Fix: No more power brick
Fix: No more backlight bleed (perhaps I just tested the bad batch)
Additions: HCDP support
Marketing: Priced...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Jan 2, 2007 at 03:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
From the various redesign threads: ... 1,452 Views / 39 Replies  
From the various redesign threads:







Enough said.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 29, 2006 at 10:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I forgot to bring my switch with me before I left... 1,151 Views / 3 Replies  
I forgot to bring my switch with me before I left for break.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 27, 2006 at 01:46 PM, in Networking
It appears the problem is more complicated than... 1,151 Views / 3 Replies  
It appears the problem is more complicated than it seems. From Apple - Support - Discussions - Use 2nd ethernet port as hub to access ... (http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=3570209)...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 27, 2006 at 03:33 AM, in Networking
Using MacPro Dual Ethernet as a Switch 1,151 Views / 3 Replies  
(I'm not certain if this should go in the networking forum or here. I'm inclined to think it is more of an issue with the MacPro.)

I would like to use the two ethernet ports on my MacPro as a...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 26, 2006 at 10:09 PM, in Networking
That could be good. A friend has a Dell laptop... 2,715 Views / 84 Replies  
That could be good. A friend has a Dell laptop with a built in cam he can swivel towards the user or away from the user (so he can record himself webcam style or record lectures). It's far better...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 18, 2006 at 06:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm suggesting to do away with the brick and a... 2,715 Views / 84 Replies  
I'm suggesting to do away with the brick and a goofy single cable. Separate the power cable from the input cables like everyone else. The current brick situation makes you locate your power brick...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 18, 2006 at 03:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: The lampshade was awesome. My only real... 4,731 Views / 50 Replies  
The lampshade was awesome. My only real complaints are that the arm is not strong enough to hold a webcam at a good angle sometimes and terrible upgradability.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 18, 2006 at 04:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
What they need to do to make the display worth it... 2,715 Views / 84 Replies  
What they need to do to make the display worth it is fix the goofy situation with the power brick. Monitors should not need power bricks. You could not have to rearrange your workspace so the...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 18, 2006 at 04:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I could see a great parody of this particular... 277,012 Views / 4,986 Replies  
I could see a great parody of this particular episode
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 17, 2006 at 09:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope: Apple hates GPUs. 2,703 Views / 47 Replies  
Nope: Apple hates GPUs.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 14, 2006 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That sucks. I suspected support for this card... 1,181 Views / 14 Replies  
That sucks. I suspected support for this card would be poor.

I really hope MWSF 2007 brings the MacPros a new choice of top end GPU (8800 GTS perhaps?). But then again, Apple seems to hate good...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 14, 2006 at 08:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
IIUC, if Aleph One was rewritten or modified to... 1,043 Views / 10 Replies  
IIUC, if Aleph One was rewritten or modified to use C# to be compatible with XNA, it would be possible for the game to appear on XBL for free whenever MS gets that deal going.
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 14, 2006 at 08:30 AM, in Gaming
After reading various links I still cannot figure... 1,194 Views / 14 Replies  
After reading various links I still cannot figure out what makes this house a historical site. It does not appear to have any unique properties other than it's huge and it's old. Two things I hate....
Posted by Naaaaak, on Dec 5, 2006 at 05:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by Naaaaak, on Nov 28, 2006 at 09:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There have actually been a few updates to those... 788 Views / 10 Replies  
There have actually been a few updates to those games (I play H1 and H2, although not Tiger Woods). Presumably the most recent update to each game would fix things.

Updating the Dashboard and...
Posted by Naaaaak, on Nov 27, 2006 at 09:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: There is a reason ricers don't... 1,105 Views / 25 Replies  
:thumbsup:
There is a reason ricers don't upgrade; they don't have to. In their eyes they are top of the line. Or perhaps they've just invested so much into a slow car they can't part with it.
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Posted by Naaaaak, on Nov 26, 2006 at 07:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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