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Thanks, I'll look into this. Two questions: Do... 765 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, I'll look into this. Two questions: Do used cards have a good reputation (as far as reliability), and would an upgrade in this area have any significant effect, especially considering the...
Posted by Turnpike, on Sep 21, 2007 at 12:35 PM, in Gaming
WoW performance (upgrade advice) 765 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey all,

I've been experiencing fairly low framerates in WoW (generally 14-24 FPS) and am looking for ways to boost that up. I already run with many settings low (full-screen glow has always been...
Posted by Turnpike, on Sep 20, 2007 at 01:51 PM, in Gaming
I haven't been an active member of these games... 1,380 Views / 13 Replies  
I haven't been an active member of these games forums for a few years BECAUSE of WoW.

>.>

I would love to get my grubby little mitts on one of those beta keys, as well. They must be in need of...
Posted by Turnpike, on Oct 31, 2006 at 11:13 PM, in Gaming
nothing on the official forums for my specific... 1,039 Views / 12 Replies  
nothing on the official forums for my specific problem (well, no solutions) but removing my Interface folder seemed to do the trick. Now to play the OS 9 and below extensions conflict game to see...
Posted by Turnpike, on May 19, 2005 at 09:03 PM, in Gaming
Been playing WoW on 10.4 here, no problem...... 1,039 Views / 12 Replies  
Been playing WoW on 10.4 here, no problem... until today. Now it crashes when the world loads (if I try again quickly, it will attempt to load me in unsuccessfully, do to my character still being...
Posted by Turnpike, on May 19, 2005 at 08:37 PM, in Gaming
Wait... so... the Shaman who play their class... 1,972 Views / 47 Replies  
Wait... so... the Shaman who play their class well do well, but not so well you, who play your class well, cannot beat them? Wow, Blizz really screwed up... so imbalanced that good Shaman are a...
Posted by Turnpike, on May 19, 2005 at 08:35 PM, in Gaming
didn't read the whole thread yet, but I wanted to... 3,271 Views / 55 Replies  
didn't read the whole thread yet, but I wanted to point out one thing to the OP: Safari doesn't choke on PHP. It can't. PHP doesn't ever make it to the brower. PHP is entirely server-side, and what...
Posted by Turnpike, on Apr 1, 2005 at 06:37 PM, in Applications
Yes, I want you to patch iTunes. Either that or I... 22,307 Views / 38 Replies  
Yes, I want you to patch iTunes. Either that or I was pointing out that some people have different things they want from their music playing app, as quite a few people asked "why would you want to do...
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 10, 2005 at 02:25 AM, in Applications
Get used to it... such is the way with (most) mac... 570 Views / 4 Replies  
Get used to it... such is the way with (most) mac games....

glad they both run well for ya... I never really got into Halo that much (I tried the single player campaign, and multiplayer to me just...
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 10, 2005 at 02:18 AM, in Gaming
Why? Just curious... I've used both, but only... 718 Views / 10 Replies  
Why? Just curious... I've used both, but only lightly... rarely anything more complicated than a 20-line shell script. What's the difference?
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 10, 2005 at 02:14 AM, in macOS
not true. well, at least not for the first one.... 3,782 Views / 68 Replies  
not true. well, at least not for the first one. my girlfriend played it and she was very popular and involved with lots of stuff (band, choir, 4-h)...


but if you want to try and find out if...
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 7, 2005 at 02:57 AM, in Gaming
Poll: when I had a computer with a bad power supply,... 2,249 Views / 54 Replies  
when I had a computer with a bad power supply, bad motherboard, bad CPU, and some bad RAM, I had a few KPs. (all of those parts were replaced and diagnosed by Apple as "bad" and KPs kept coming)
...
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 7, 2005 at 02:44 AM, in macOS
Good question... I'd like to know, too. I... 632 Views / 12 Replies  
Good question... I'd like to know, too.

I hated trying to Open With... a .jpg or something on my old computer... took freakin' forever. Even moving past the menu sometimes I'd linger too long and...
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 7, 2005 at 02:31 AM, in macOS
For those still wanting an explanation as to WHY,... 22,307 Views / 38 Replies  
For those still wanting an explanation as to WHY, somebody did post the reason I would want it above already... if I'm going to bed or something, I'd like to just hit a button and have it...
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 7, 2005 at 02:20 AM, in Applications
Dock replacement/enhancement: hide icons at will 467 Views / 1 Replies  
I doubt something like this exists, but I thought I might as well ask.

I'd like a way to hide certain icons in the dock that I don't really need up. For example, I control iTunes through my...
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 7, 2005 at 12:57 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Mac Doom 3 benches are up! 4,185 Views / 72 Replies  
that's better :)
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 4, 2005 at 01:41 PM, in Gaming
for future reference, you can just reply to your... 699 Views / 5 Replies  
for future reference, you can just reply to your old thread as opposed to starting a new one.


for those wondering, look a few posts down for a thread about replacing a warcraft CD
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 4, 2005 at 01:35 PM, in Gaming
Just to clarify, people here don't get upset when... 2,879 Views / 69 Replies  
Just to clarify, people here don't get upset when you ask for help. They don't mind admitting there are problems that need fixing on occasion. What they do mind is when a post is "I've got this...
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 4, 2005 at 01:32 PM, in macOS
yes yes yes hell yes. I've been addicted to... 775 Views / 7 Replies  
yes yes yes hell yes.

I've been addicted to this game for about a week (the demo)... I might have to buy it. I just can't get over the fact that.. .well... they're bunnies...

freakin' awesome.
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 2, 2005 at 08:12 PM, in Gaming
most games have their own way to show framerate.... 700 Views / 2 Replies  
most games have their own way to show framerate. Games that use the same engine may all use the same way to show frames. You'll have to check on a game by game basis.

As for benchmarking, if...
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 2, 2005 at 08:10 PM, in Gaming
right click song, show song in finder, then... 22,307 Views / 38 Replies  
right click song, show song in finder, then either play it in the finder (column view) or right click > open with > quicktime


not exactly fast, but it would be easy enough to do

I'm sure...
Posted by Turnpike, on Mar 2, 2005 at 07:36 PM, in Applications
you can probably get a replacement from blizzard... 929 Views / 6 Replies  
you can probably get a replacement from blizzard if you send in your damaged one. many companies will send replacement CDs if you send proof of purchase (what this is varies)... the original game CD...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 28, 2005 at 03:03 AM, in Gaming
because anything from the Internet MUST BE... 976 Views / 15 Replies  
because anything from the Internet MUST BE FEARED, and anything you buy at the store is good for your computer.

I hear the people at Ambrosia crying... or maybe it's the people at Symantec...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 28, 2005 at 02:33 AM, in macOS
Poll: rev a dual 1.8 my sister has a dual 1.25 ... 15,979 Views / 122 Replies  
rev a dual 1.8

my sister has a dual 1.25

my parents have a sawtooth 400

until last year my sister had a 6116 and parents either used the (then mine) sawtooth or a now-defunct 6200
...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 27, 2005 at 02:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
well, you could try reading the thread. That's... 1,787 Views / 49 Replies  
well, you could try reading the thread. That's what I did.

Or, you could read it a little while and then skip the rest, followed by asking the initial question again.

If your aim wasn't to ask...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 27, 2005 at 02:17 AM, in macOS
I've found setting your middle mouse button... 850 Views / 17 Replies  
I've found setting your middle mouse button globally to command-click is a bad option if you use any other programs that use mouse 3 as... well, mouse 3. Command-click is not Mouse 3. Browsers should...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 25, 2005 at 08:47 PM, in Applications
and re: trusting the Apple genius... if he... 735 Views / 14 Replies  
and re: trusting the Apple genius...

if he says something shouldn't HAVE to be done, don't necessarily trust him, although don't distrust him for no reason.

if he says something shouldn't BE...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 23, 2005 at 03:17 AM, in macOS
look at your mail prefs and all the other mail... 735 Views / 14 Replies  
look at your mail prefs and all the other mail data... back them up and start fresh on your main account, see if that works. Way easier to pull the good stuff out of there and replace it than it is...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 23, 2005 at 03:11 AM, in macOS
as for if the panic is reproducable meaning it is... 976 Views / 15 Replies  
as for if the panic is reproducable meaning it is a software issue, it really depends on what you are doing to reproduce it. it is very easy to reproduce hardware related kernel panics depending on...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 23, 2005 at 03:08 AM, in macOS
although I have fink installed, I've never needed... 3,536 Views / 70 Replies  
although I have fink installed, I've never needed it to update my SVN source. You will need dev tools, though.

people have asked before about posting binaries to SVN builds, and the Adium people...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 23, 2005 at 12:51 AM, in Applications
LoginWindow pref sounds good to me, but I can't... 735 Views / 14 Replies  
LoginWindow pref sounds good to me, but I can't be sure.

It might be good to run all of your normal programs on a fresh user. If the fresh user + old programs works fine, you can pretty much...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 23, 2005 at 12:15 AM, in macOS
Apple Hardware Test is not a good way to find bad... 976 Views / 15 Replies  
Apple Hardware Test is not a good way to find bad RAM, unfortunately enough. It may catch some of it, but not all.

This sounds like bad RAM to me, unless there's more info (like it only crashes...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 21, 2005 at 07:04 PM, in macOS
I've had this happen before, quite a while ago,... 727 Views / 13 Replies  
I've had this happen before, quite a while ago, and then (coincidentally) again last night.

Logging out was the only thing that worked for me, but since I wasn't doing anything else at the time it...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 21, 2005 at 06:53 PM, in macOS
my mom has a tablet and when I used it on her... 2,138 Views / 25 Replies  
my mom has a tablet and when I used it on her computer, I didn't have any trouble. Only problem was that I don't space evenly enough for it (if I set it so it always put a space where it was supposed...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 21, 2005 at 06:47 PM, in macOS
I would like a 10.3.9 so I can get the benefits... 1,895 Views / 41 Replies  
I would like a 10.3.9 so I can get the benefits of 10.3.8 without giving up the relative silence of my DP G5. I've yet to see a post from somebody with a rev A DP G5 say their fans didn't start...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 18, 2005 at 01:13 PM, in macOS
or right-click then whatever the save as...... 1,682 Views / 30 Replies  
or right-click then whatever the save as... command is in Safari. Can't remember atm. It's fairly obvious though, looking at it.

and if you're still limping along (either happily or unhappily)...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 17, 2005 at 04:29 PM, in Applications
I actually do that in my script, but thanks!... 1,016 Views / 8 Replies  
I actually do that in my script, but thanks! (actually, I'm using cut instead of awk... but I should be using awk, probably. looks cooler that way, at least)
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 15, 2005 at 08:32 PM, in macOS
hah, no worries, you told me exactly what I... 1,016 Views / 8 Replies  
hah, no worries, you told me exactly what I needed to hear :)
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 13, 2005 at 04:14 AM, in macOS
yes. Lots of yes. has he played with yours?... 1,647 Views / 13 Replies  
yes. Lots of yes.

has he played with yours? One of my friends played with mine for about 30 seconds and listened to a few tracks and decided he needed to get one for his music collection (which is...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 11, 2005 at 07:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
okay, so this doesn't work... hdiutil:... 1,016 Views / 8 Replies  
okay, so this doesn't work...


hdiutil: detach failed - No such file or directory


when I

cd /Volumes
ls
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 11, 2005 at 06:23 PM, in macOS
sweet, thanks a lot! :) 1,016 Views / 8 Replies  
sweet, thanks a lot! :)
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 10, 2005 at 02:57 PM, in macOS
Re: Mounting another computer 614 Views / 6 Replies  
I wish I had extra cables like that lying about. If I'm lucky I'll find something like an old modem port to phone wire adapter with a bit of phone wire or something. Nothing useful.

Target disk...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 10, 2005 at 02:24 AM, in Networking
Games use VERY LITTLE bandwidth. Especially... 658 Views / 3 Replies  
Games use VERY LITTLE bandwidth. Especially compared to BitTorrent. Heck, with a decent torrent (more seeding bandwidth than leeching bandwidth) I believe you could pretty much saturate any pipe.
...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 10, 2005 at 02:15 AM, in Networking
I used to be a Transmit user, but I switched to... 911 Views / 10 Replies  
I used to be a Transmit user, but I switched to Yummy FTP earlier this year. Transmit wouldn't connect to my accounts with the university. Yummy's syncing/mirroring also seems more robust. The...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 10, 2005 at 02:00 AM, in Applications
Command to unmount iPod 1,016 Views / 8 Replies  
No matter what I do, my iPod seems to say "do not disconnect" about 40% of the time when I wake up in the morning. I'd rather not make a whole lot of noise and disturb my roommates by sitting down at...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 10, 2005 at 01:51 AM, in macOS
I haven't ever played this card before, but I... 8,998 Views / 120 Replies  
I haven't ever played this card before, but I think I probably will now... but of course, I'll ask people to tell me what to do because, yes, I'm just that indecisive...

If it ain't broke...

...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 10, 2005 at 01:28 AM, in macOS
I don't know... he seemed to be, then he asked if... 15,864 Views / 412 Replies  
I don't know... he seemed to be, then he asked if there was a program you could install to make OS 9 crash... either it was a tongue-in-cheek reference to the fact that you could install pretty much...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 7, 2005 at 11:20 PM, in macOS
He's just trying to answer your questions. Your... 15,864 Views / 412 Replies  
He's just trying to answer your questions. Your indictment (maybe too harsh, but something along those lines) of OS X is based on rather vague anecdotes, some of which were things that aren't true....
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 7, 2005 at 09:33 PM, in macOS
Re: Why did my wallpaper vanish then return? 608 Views / 5 Replies  
they're called Desktop Pictures in Mac OS (classic and X) but the rest of the world (windows) calls it wallpaper... I don't think it really matters what you call it, we all know what you're talking...
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 7, 2005 at 09:22 PM, in macOS
never tried, just 'cause I don't have WC3... 1,381 Views / 4 Replies  
never tried, just 'cause I don't have WC3 installed on my laptop (would be way too hard with a trackpad, and if I'm at home I've got my desktop to play on...)

I wouldn't see why not though....
Posted by Turnpike, on Feb 6, 2005 at 08:25 PM, in Gaming
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