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Forum: Anything Mac Jun 21st, 2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks for the quick replies Sinc - I had...

Thanks for the quick replies

Sinc - I had expected my ISP (Vianet) would offer a new router - the previous ISP owners (Zing) supplied my original unit & even replaced it when it failed. However...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 20th, 2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By OldeBullDust
Need Help choosing new router!

My current router a TP-Link is beginning to fail, getting more frequent random dropped internet connections. Have checked with my ISP & confirmed our computers are OK, just the router as the only...
Forum: Mac Masters Mar 6th, 2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,486
Posted By OldeBullDust
I don't know if this will meet your needs, but I...

I don't know if this will meet your needs, but I saw this app on the Apple App Store site, it appears to do what you want and it's FREE!

PDF OCR X Community Edition

I have not tried it out, I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 1st, 2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning/Day all Slow start to the day -...

Good Morning/Day all
Slow start to the day - have to revise all my plans - it's snowing!

Just as I thought, Mother Nature is balancing the books - we had all those nice semi-warm snow free days...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 26th, 2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning Everybody Yes Marc I could...

Good Morning Everybody
Yes Marc I could certainly use a cup of your fine brew.

Little cool here this morning -10.5C at sunrise, a bit of a jolt after the more pleasant +1C yesterday. Daily...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 21st, 2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,401
Posted By OldeBullDust
@ Pete_Coach I was in a similar situation...

@ Pete_Coach

I was in a similar situation last year, and found the CRA site which lists all the CRA approved software, they also have another site/page which has some useful information.

Get...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 27th, 2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
One winter when I lived in Goose Bay we had a...

One winter when I lived in Goose Bay we had a snowdrift right up to my bedroom window on the second floor.

Number 2 brother caught hell from my mother when he dragged our toboggan trough the house...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 27th, 2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By OldeBullDust
Downloaded & installed El Capitan 10.11.3 - seems...

Downloaded & installed El Capitan 10.11.3 - seems Ok to me (so Far).

I was having no end of problems with iTunes under Yosemite, so I cleared off the whole partition, erased & installed El...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 15th, 2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Morning Everybody Oh Yes Marc, coffee please,...

Morning Everybody
Oh Yes Marc, coffee please, cream no sugar.

Don & Marc, you two sure get up & online early - or are you texting from your bed?

As I'm retired, I gave up crawling out of the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 12th, 2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good night Marc Good Night all Early to...

Good night Marc
Good Night all

Early to bed, have to get up early - out for most of the day - depending on how much snow we get overnight!

Pleasant Dreams everyone
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 5th, 2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning All Definitely need a hot cup...

Good Morning All

Definitely need a hot cup of coffee today Marc.

It was -18.5C this morning when I got up, and I had to head out early this morning - had an early Doctors appointment.

Snow...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 4th, 2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Quite True Don When the temp here in the summer...

Quite True Don
When the temp here in the summer gets above 25C I start hiding in may office until the cool of the evening. I could never lay out in the sun and bake like some of our friends.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 4th, 2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
I can relate to that Marc. When I lived in...

I can relate to that Marc.

When I lived in Labrador, I could handle almost any cold weather, but when I visited Toronto one year in February, I felt I was freezing - I believe the damp/moisture...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 4th, 2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning Marc A cup of hot coffee would be...

Good Morning Marc
A cup of hot coffee would be greatly appreciated this morning.

Outside temp is -16C with a stiff breeze - brings tears to the eyes just standing out for a short time.

Even...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 3rd, 2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Day All Another Gray day here - -2C, a...

Good Day All
Another Gray day here - -2C, a bit lighter/brighter than yesterday, but not by much.

Still cutting up and bundling old cardboard boxes. Will start on my old paper files next. ...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 2nd, 2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Morning Marc, a cup of your dark roast coffee...

Morning Marc, a cup of your dark roast coffee would hit the spot right now.

Had to edit my unfortunate post to make it more family acceptable, jeez!, miss one letter and suddenly I'm writing porn!...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 1st, 2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
All for the lack of a single letter Suddenly...

All for the lack of a single letter

Suddenly it's R rated!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 1st, 2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
@johnp Sounds delicious, a great alternative to...

@johnp
Sounds delicious, a great alternative to Stuffed Turkey & stuffed family.

I noticed that there seems to be a number of fine & tasty meals here but very little mention of a New Years...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 1st, 2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Day All - Happy New Years everybody! ...

Good Day All - Happy New Years everybody!

Lunch time here, think I'll have a light lunch today - had a rather extensive/intensive Chinese food supper at a friends party last night..

Very good...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 31st, 2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 833
Posted By OldeBullDust
Happy New Year to all! Hope 2016 is a little...

Happy New Year to all!
Hope 2016 is a little less "exciting" as 2015, but best wishes to all.

Hope you can take the time out from shovelling doggy trails to have a cup of (fortified) coffee Marc....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 31st, 2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By OldeBullDust
@mgmitchell I'm still not sure how you have...

@mgmitchell

I'm still not sure how you have thing set-up.

As Moscool says, it sounds like a connection problem, but are you loosing the internet (i.e. steaming/downloading stuff) or a wireless...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 31st, 2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By OldeBullDust
@Moscool (Good Afternoon - I assume it is after...

@Moscool (Good Afternoon - I assume it is after noon over there :D)

I'm not sure which way to go..
Back; to Snow Leopard and previous version of iTunes - which all worked quite well, or
Forward;...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 31st, 2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning MG No, I haven't encountered...

Good Morning MG

No, I haven't encountered that particular problem. - Yet!

Could you give us a few more details?
What version of iTunes / OS X?
Is iTunes on your Macbook Air?
Are you...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 29th, 2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Afternoon Everybody I'll take a cup of...

Good Afternoon Everybody

I'll take a cup of that hot coffee Marc, I missed my usual Home Brewed Tim's today - the power went out just as I was getting ready to make breakfast.

It's back on now,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 28th, 2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Well Patrick, our female cat is a little older...

Well Patrick, our female cat is a little older now and seems to be happy just resting in her basket by the window. Either that or sitting on my keyboard begging for treats.

Gray is younger, and...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 28th, 2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
@ Patrick I made a mistake, our gray cat is...

@ Patrick
I made a mistake, our gray cat is part Maine Coon, not Manx.

I don't know why I wrote Manx, but I've been re-informed here that he's definitely (we think) part Maine Coon. I understand...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 28th, 2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Day Everybody This weeks feels short-...

Good Day Everybody

This weeks feels short- like we're in a disconnected time zone. After New Years it will be almost normal again - except with lousy weather.

Anyway, Marc, a cup of your fine...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 27th, 2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Yes Patrick, that would be about right for...

Yes Patrick, that would be about right for "Normal" house cats, However, We feel ours are anything but normal.

Our large Gray, formerly male, part Manx, sets a much higher rate of 175 large flakes...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 27th, 2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Afternoon All We're getting another...

Good Afternoon All

We're getting another sample of fine blowing snow at the moment, just enough to keep the cats in.

I ventured out to the Upper Canada Mall earlier - noticed the crowd at Tims...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 27th, 2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 35,745
Views: 2,677,783
Posted By OldeBullDust
Just +1C here this afternoon. We are getting the...

Just +1C here this afternoon. We are getting the occasional light flurry or gust of ice pellets, but it's mainly just dull gray and damp with a sharp cold wind.

Still, no requirement for...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 24th, 2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Well Marc - I used to like a nice cup of coffee...

Well Marc - I used to like a nice cup of coffee with a healthy shot of Kahla - just to relax at the end of the week.

I think it would be appropriate at this time also,

would you prefer...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 24th, 2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Afternoon All, Hope everybody is ready for the...

Afternoon All, Hope everybody is ready for the holiday.

Just came in from doing little yard work outside - bright sun but windy. Very refreshing - felt good - felt very lucky.

I'll take this...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 24th, 2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 35,745
Views: 2,677,783
Posted By OldeBullDust
Was +14 early this morning - dropped down to +10...

Was +14 early this morning - dropped down to +10 now, wind's quite brisk - feel a bit chilly in the shade, but quite pleasant in the sun, - bright clear sky.

Feels like early April/May

Took...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 22nd, 2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By OldeBullDust
Just to clear up a point - Toast Titanium 14...

Just to clear up a point - Toast Titanium 14 appears OK, I can convert EyeTV files to ITunes format - no problem.

It's just the converting and burning the EyeTV files to a DVD. Something that I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 22nd, 2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 35,745
Views: 2,677,783
Posted By OldeBullDust
SunShine! I played the fog horn a few times...

SunShine!

I played the fog horn a few times and now the sun appeared - Great!

Temp jumped up to 11C, it's actually very nice outside right now.

We just might see 12C tomorrow.

If this...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 22nd, 2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35,745
Views: 2,677,783
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thank You Dana Very distinctive! Now, I...

Thank You Dana

Very distinctive!

Now, I wonder if I can add that to my system Alerts - maybe include it in Calendar- help me to remember to pay the Hydro bill?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 22nd, 2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Mornin' All Marc, any chance there might...

Mornin' All

Marc, any chance there might still be little coffee left in the pot?

Most of my shopping's done, just one last thing to find before getting back to cleaning up the workshop.

The...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 22nd, 2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35,745
Views: 2,677,783
Posted By OldeBullDust
Morning All Very gray foggy morning here,...

Morning All

Very gray foggy morning here, slightly warmer at 9C with a depressing - bone chilling drizzle.

Only thing missing is a fog horn and the occasional clang of bell on a buoy.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 21st, 2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks for the quick reply everyone! I have...

Thanks for the quick reply everyone!

I have the latest version - Toast 14.

I total forgot about Gatekeeper & SIP ( haven't installed El Capitan yet)
I'll have to research both "features".

I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 21st, 2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 35,745
Views: 2,677,783
Posted By OldeBullDust
Hi Marc I think there was a mixup at the...

Hi Marc

I think there was a mixup at the weather office, - we got your maritime weather, 5.5C with wind & drizzle, and you got ours.

I'll have to find out who I should talk to about this!
...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 21st, 2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By OldeBullDust
DVD burning problems in Yosemite

OK, I understand many ehMac members do not use their Superdrive, but I do - a lot!

Im transitioning to Yosemite 10.10.5 & until now most problems were not fatal. However, after installing the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 19th, 2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By OldeBullDust
I don't think I use iTunes like most others...

I don't think I use iTunes like most others either.

I have very little music - a few that I've backed-up from my wife's iPad & some Christmas Stuff, but not much else. mainly because my hearing is...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 19th, 2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Hi Marc Looks like you've got one of those...

Hi Marc
Looks like you've got one of those Master Chef types helping out in the kitchen, makes a great muffin!

How are things with you these days?

From what I see on the news, you folks on the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 19th, 2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
No, that's not one of ours, but we do have young...

No, that's not one of ours, but we do have young Tom (formerly a male) who sometimes acts like a big time hunter.

He adopted us a while back, showed up one day, very cold & very hungry, - had a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 19th, 2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Morning everybody I'm a little late this...

Morning everybody
I'm a little late this morning - any muffins left?

A bit colder here this morning, got a tiny dusting of snow, just enough to annoy the cats when they jump out onto the back...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 19th, 2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks Don for your quick reply Do you think...

Thanks Don for your quick reply

Do you think El Capitan is better or more stable than Yosemite?

How about iTunes 12.3.2 - any significant problems?

I'm a bit lost here with iTunes. I've...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 18th, 2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By OldeBullDust
Need some iTunes help Here!

Set-Up: Mid 2010 27 iMac, 2.93 GHz Intel Core i7, 2Tb, 12 GB Ram
Migrated from OSX10.6.8 to Yosemite 10.10.5
iTunes 12.3.1.23, iTunes media files & library is on an external G Tech 4 Tb HD
Media...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 24th, 2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks Don Yes, I've tried various Custom...

Thanks Don
Yes, I've tried various Custom settings, - found some that help, but the most frustrating at the moment is the very small/thin font used in the safari menu bar.

And the dark gray text...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 24th, 2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By OldeBullDust
Do you Like/Dislike the "back" options in Yosemite

I'm relatively new to Yosemite,(10.10.5 - up from 10.6.8), and I'm still uncovering few new "features" which I'm not that thrilled with.

When surfing around to various sites [using Safari] I'm...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 31st, 2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning Marc A hot coffee would be...

Good Morning Marc
A hot coffee would be appreciated - no sugar please.

Rather cool this morning, just plus 3C.
Working on my Honey-Do list today, trying to get all the outside stuff done...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 30th, 2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 615
Posted By OldeBullDust
iTunes 12.3.1.23 - Caution

I recently installed 12.3.1.23 in an effort to solve another problem and now have more problems to fix.

Reluctantly making the transition to Yosemite (10.10.5) and after updating iTunes I found it...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 30th, 2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Afternoon All Regarding Deli Sandwiches -...

Good Afternoon All
Regarding Deli Sandwiches - Makes me remember when I lived in Montreal - GREAT Smoked meat! - well worth the trip downtown.

There is a pretty good Montreal Smoked Meat...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 25th, 2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By OldeBullDust
Sorry if Im not all that clear as to the problem...

Sorry if Im not all that clear as to the problem - I find the iPad most infuriating

BReligion
Yes, looked in the Music app, no audiobooks there.
When the iPad is connected to my iMac, I can...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 24th, 2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By OldeBullDust
HELP! - Need to add audiobook to iPad

Help me before I crush this iPad!

Struggling with my wifes iPad (4th generation Model A1458), trying to re-load an audiobook which disappeared off the iPad during the last update/syncing.

I...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 20th, 2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By OldeBullDust
Would something like a simple note taking app...

Would something like a simple note taking app work for you?

I use Notebook (Circus Ponies) to make notes, record info/specs of various things & events (i.e. equipment serial numbers, purchase...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 20th, 2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,923
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks for the suggestions everybody I've...

Thanks for the suggestions everybody

I've looked at Media Pro, has some interesting features, but the price is high for what I want it to do & I've read several comments about problems with the...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 19th, 2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,923
Posted By OldeBullDust
Looking fora stand-alone photo catalogue app

Good Day all - got this reset in a new thread!

I'm hoping someone here can help me in my search for a photo organizing/cataloging app.

I have a couple of thousand photos, very poorly organized...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 18th, 2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,658
Posted By OldeBullDust
Opps Sorry! I posted into the thread, meant...

Opps

Sorry! I posted into the thread, meant to start another

Didn't mean to jump into the middle of this one - just trying to do way too much at once.

Althought, it is slightly related
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 4th, 2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good day everyone, hope you are all in fine...

Good day everyone, hope you are all in fine working order!

Marc, If you have something a little stronger than coffee I'd appreciate a glass or two.

Spent most of the day so far trying to get...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 4th, 2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thank you rgray & wonderings I think I have...

Thank you rgray & wonderings

I think I have a handle on the problem - finally!

It appears I actually had three problems;

a) I did not want to sync the iPad to my library, as I did not want...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 4th, 2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By OldeBullDust
Transfer Albums to iPad???

OK, I'm confused & very #*%@#!

I'm trying to copy/transfer a music album from my iTunes library to my wife's iPad.

Late 2010 iMac, Yosemite, Itunes 12.10.50 to iPad updated to 8.4.1 - connected...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 25th, 2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 513
Posted By OldeBullDust
Suitcase Fusion Promo Offer

I dont know if anyone here uses Suitcase Fusion, but it appears they are offering Version 6 discounted to the upgrade price of $ 59.98 ( U$) - time limited to June 30th.

promo code: SFSAVE50 - ...
Forum: Anything Mac May 19th, 2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By OldeBullDust
Sorry about that - not used to adding...

Sorry about that - not used to adding attachments.

OK. I'll try again
Forum: Anything Mac May 19th, 2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By OldeBullDust
New Phishing Scam ??

Good Morning All

This appeared in my inbox this morning, looks like a Phishing Scam to me.

Anyone else seen this?

http://www.ehmac.ca/attachment.php?attachmentid=56810&stc=1&d=1432042740
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 12th, 2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Evening Marc The world is good - it...

Good Evening Marc

The world is good - it just has too many nuts sprouting up everywhere!

I'll pass on the coffee for now, a nice glass of wine is more like what I need at the moment - a large...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 12th, 2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning All A fresh cup of coffee would be...

Good Morning All
A fresh cup of coffee would be great Marc, double cream, no sugar please.

Great Sign, and often very true/real.

I recently visited a second -hand bookstore where i was greeted...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 20th, 2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Well, It's a little late in the day, but I feel I...

Well, It's a little late in the day, but I feel I must say I certainly agree with Don's comment



I enjoy taking part in an honest discussion on many topics, but too often the discussion turns...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 19th, 2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Just as I thought! It's all a plot! ...

Just as I thought!

It's all a plot!


The Doxies are plotting to take over the shag!!!:eek:

They will leave thier mark on every POST ;)

Another glass of the house wine please Marc - I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 15th, 2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Morning All Just thought I'd drop in for a...

Morning All
Just thought I'd drop in for a quick hi ya before getting out to work on all my outside projects.

Don't have any UFO's here either Marc, but we do seem to have a good selection of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 19th, 2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,443
Posted By OldeBullDust
I have the Koodo "Canada Wide Plan", works great...

I have the Koodo "Canada Wide Plan", works great for me. Used it extensively while on vacation a couple of years back. We did manage to exceed our allotted minutes, but the extra charge was quite...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 2nd, 2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By OldeBullDust
Last Chance

Unable to restore my prized 8500 to stability, therefore;

If any members here are at all interested in the 8500 (I think the drive is failing fast - I'm going to break it anyway), the Apple CRT...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 26th, 2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By OldeBullDust
Sorry bse5150, If I cannot confidently...

Sorry bse5150,

If I cannot confidently remove my data/files i will have to take drastic measures which will leave the drive a pile of scrap metal.

I suspect the drives were failing anyway - it...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 26th, 2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By OldeBullDust
I think I may have caused my old 8500 to give up...

I think I may have caused my old 8500 to give up the ghost.

In an effort to access the hard drives I tried to reinstall OS9 ( the drive was not responding - I could see the drive on the desktop,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 26th, 2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 107,548
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Good day all Just about lunch time here,...

Good day all

Just about lunch time here, maybe have a bowl of chicken soup - too damn cold to do much outside unless I really have to.

Spent the morning cleaning out some old stuff, actually...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 26th, 2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By OldeBullDust
Ancient PowerMac 8500

I'm in the process of clearing out some of my old gear.

The largest item is my old PowerMac 8500, a wonderful= machine at the time, but now is just gathering dust and taking up a lot of room.

I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By OldeBullDust
The situation is: My secrets are important,...

The situation is:

My secrets are important, and must be kept hidden and unknown.

Your secrets however are menacing, and must be displayed & judged.

Otherwise you would know as much as I do! ...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Morning All Yes please Marc, a hot cup of...

Morning All

Yes please Marc, a hot cup of coffee would be great, Thank you.

How are you making out with the snow? Have you been able to clear a "Doxie Approved" outdoor exercise space?

We...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 4th, 2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good night Marc, give the puppies a little pat...

Good night Marc, give the puppies a little pat goodnight.

Looking at the weather forecast, It appears you may need a few of those of jars of mezcal - strictly as antifreeze of course - keeps the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 4th, 2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,561
Posted By OldeBullDust
In keeping with the original musical theme - I...

In keeping with the original musical theme - I refer to Connie Francis (1958)

"who's Sorry Now?"
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 4th, 2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,561
Posted By OldeBullDust
It is at this point where I usually make some...

It is at this point where I usually make some inane comment in a failed attempt at humour, so Ill just say thanks for the explanation
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 4th, 2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,561
Posted By OldeBullDust
Enlighten me please!

Enlighten me please!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 30th, 2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,354
Posted By OldeBullDust
We have so much! We live in a dream - there...

We have so much!

We live in a dream - there are people in this world who would literally die to have our freedom.

I would not trade my life here for any other country in the world!

Period.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 30th, 2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Morning All Think I'll have a second cup...

Morning All

Think I'll have a second cup this morning, no need to rush out.

Have to wait for the wind & snow to stop before I plow the driveway.

Not much accumulation but the wind makes it...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 30th, 2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,354
Posted By OldeBullDust
This is loosely based on something I wrote years...

This is loosely based on something I wrote years ago on a trip returning home.

What Canada means to me

Home
Family, friends and neighbours
Safe, comfortable
Clean water
Clean uncontaminated...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 29th, 2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 107,548
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Posted By OldeBullDust
I agree Marc, Newfoundland certainly is a unique...

I agree Marc, Newfoundland certainly is a unique & beautiful place. I shot over 700 photos when we were there, - wish we had taken more.

I'm currently painting a picture based on a photo of two...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 29th, 2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 107,548
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Well, here's one more to up the ante. ...

Well, here's one more to up the ante.


Best of luck at the doctor Don
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 26th, 2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 107,548
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Morning Marc I think I'll stick with bacon &...

Morning Marc

I think I'll stick with bacon & toast with some good Tim's coffee thank you.

Looking at the weather reports, you might be in line for a bit of rough weather, maybe lay in a few...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 26th, 2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks everybody - I'll check out all the links ...

Thanks everybody - I'll check out all the links

Now all I need is to get some time with the iPad - "She Who Must Be Obeyed" has it booked solid :D
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 26th, 2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By OldeBullDust
I use a Macally enclosure, works fine for me. ...

I use a Macally enclosure, works fine for me.

You could look at CanadaRam site - they have firewire drives.

Many enclosures these days are USB 3 but you can still get firewire.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 25th, 2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Day all, hope everybody is OK It...

Good Day all, hope everybody is OK

It appears that the right edge of the country is in line for another shot of crappy weather.

Marc - I think you may have to fit the pups out with a rain...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 25th, 2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks for the links pm-r, very helpful I'm...

Thanks for the links pm-r, very helpful

I'm planning to check on the friend's iPad, try to figure out what makes it so special. Looks like I have to spend a bit of time researching the problem.
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 24th, 2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks for the quick reply Don I looked at...

Thanks for the quick reply Don

I looked at Dragon, seems like a good alternative However, the location where the lectures are held does not have WiFi ( or at least doesn't allow access), and I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 24th, 2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By OldeBullDust
Speech to Text on iPad

Im trying to find information on the Speech to Text feature in the Notes app on an iPad.

My wife has an iPad 2, 64G, and she would like to record and convert lectures to text.

My wifes...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 16th, 2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Night all, sleep tight & keep warm ...

Good Night all, sleep tight & keep warm

Pleasant dreams
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 13th, 2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,441
Posted By OldeBullDust
Sorry Don, I should have been clearer - I did...

Sorry Don, I should have been clearer - I did reboot my computer, (I do it every morning - I shut down each night) but it did not fix the problem.

I had checked for update - when I was in iTunes...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 13th, 2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,441
Posted By OldeBullDust
Can't access/ See, iTunes Store ???

Good Day all

I tried to access the iTunes Store last night and again this morning, but for some strange reason all I get is a blank page!

It goes through the motions, I log on, select the store...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 3rd, 2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,401
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thank you everybody I've been told that the...

Thank you everybody

I've been told that the CRA will not be sending out paper form for much longer, so i guess this will be a common task for all here.

I came across a CRA site which lists...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 2nd, 2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,401
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks guys, I appreciate the suggestions I...

Thanks guys, I appreciate the suggestions

I used to do my taxes in the old pencil & paper days, but switched to an accountant with my business. now I no longer have a complex return I think I...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 2nd, 2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,401
Posted By OldeBullDust
Suitable Tax Program?

I'm considering trying preparing my taxes this year on my computer.

Anyone here have experience with any of the available software?

Comment/suggestions/warnings?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 25th, 2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Merry Christmas to all, hope you are all warm and...

Merry Christmas to all, hope you are all warm and cosy, enjoying a cup (of coffee?) with your family.

A rather different Christmas here this year - this year we have heat and power and very...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 24th, 2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By OldeBullDust
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy...

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and a Happy new Year.
May the new year bring peace and joy to you all, and may this spirit of goodwill remain with us here in the new year.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 28th, 2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By OldeBullDust
If I understand your problem correctly If...

If I understand your problem correctly

If you have a clone of your system, I think you might be able to retrieve your entire iPhoto library from it.

User/pictures/Ver XX iPhoto Library
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 24th, 2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Day Marc I enjoyed your Grandmother...

Good Day Marc
I enjoyed your Grandmother recollections, as Rps said, amusing and/or frightening.

Ive a few years on Grandma, and many of the things she mentioned were quite familiar. Many of...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 13th, 2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,066
Posted By OldeBullDust
Yosemite & CoreStorage: What is it & Should I Be Concerned?

Long Background:
I resisted moving beyond Snow Leopard but I am beginning to encounter apps which require the latest system upgrade. So I decided to check out Yosemite and installed it on a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 19th, 2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,648
Posted By OldeBullDust
Reviving an old iTunes thread

Again/still having problems with iTunes

Background: 2010 27 iMac i7, 12Gb ram, OSX 10.6.8, iTunes 10.3

Initially all my iTunes files were as installed ie Boot Drive/user/library/music/iTunes...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 30th, 2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning Marc, excellent questions I...

Good Morning Marc, excellent questions

I have another for you - what is the breed of the mounties horse on the RCMP Centennial Quarter?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 17th, 2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,443
Posted By OldeBullDust
My wife & I each have the cheap (no longer...

My wife & I each have the cheap (no longer offered) Canada Wide plan with Koodo. No long distance charges, no 911 charge, call anywhere in Canada for $ 15.00 each.
Very limited to 50 minutes each,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 30th, 2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,648
Posted By OldeBullDust
Yes, I've kept the original library/files intact,...

Yes, I've kept the original library/files intact, I'm planning to use them as the basis for my back-up.

I believe you're right - I've started a new library, slowly adding (copies) of files from...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 30th, 2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,648
Posted By OldeBullDust
Rather than trying to describe the folder - image...

Rather than trying to describe the folder - image attached

I believe all the required files are within the iTunes folder on the external hard drive.
I have tried the Option/open method, select...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 30th, 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,648
Posted By OldeBullDust
Help! Moved iTunes files, Itunes Library still references old location

I need help redirecting the iTunes library file to reference the new drive.

Running 2010 27" iMac i7, OSX 10.6.8, 12 Gb ram - 2Tb internal HD, 8Tb external

First off, I copied my existing...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 29th, 2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By OldeBullDust
Perhaps this will help resolve the question.

Perhaps this will help resolve the question.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 27th, 2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,091
Posted By OldeBullDust
There is still the option of "Free" Over-the-air...

There is still the option of "Free" Over-the-air TV, and you don't have to watch any channel you [don't]want.
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Aug 27th, 2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By OldeBullDust
FREE: Ancient Apple computer cables

Somehow I had posted this in the wrong thread, so here it ia again

If you collect or have Apple 680x0 computers - then this might be of interest.

I have a number of old cables, mainly 9 or 10...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 26th, 2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By OldeBullDust
GONE.....Ancient Apple computer cables

If you collect or have Apple 680x0 computers - then this might be of interest.

I have a number of old cables, mainly 9 or 10 SCSI cables (various lengths - large & small connectors), plus some...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 22nd, 2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Yes Marc, Bill it is, although I've been call...

Yes Marc, Bill it is, although I've been call other things by some.

You gave away your snow Blower! :eek:

You know that you're just inviting the snow demons to seek revenge!

Anyway, I hope...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 22nd, 2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning Marc, you sure do get up early, I...

Good Morning Marc, you sure do get up early, I guess your internal clock needs adjusting to the new time zone.

I see you've made the big move, hope it went smoothly. Are you all done at MU or will...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 21st, 2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thank both of you for your quick response. I...

Thank both of you for your quick response.

I think you're right & the HDHomeRun may be the best choice

Craig: Thanks for the clarification, I was having trouble understanding the explanation on...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 20th, 2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By OldeBullDust
Recommendation for a new Digital TV Tuner

My Trusty old EyeTV 250 plus died this evening - I suspect the last/current thunderstorm - my iMac keyboard is also acting strange, but I have another.

Anyway, Elgato no longer makes or...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 23rd, 2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By OldeBullDust
I do most of my banking on-line through CIBC...

I do most of my banking on-line through CIBC (especially in winter).

I prefer having a physical location where I can go & plead senility when I have a question/problem and the nice young cashiers...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 23rd, 2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By OldeBullDust
If I may jump in a little late in your discussion...

If I may jump in a little late in your discussion

I'm running Snow Leopard so maybe this won't fit with what-ever the OP has.

I right-click (Magic Mouse) on any hard drive icon, menu appears,...
Forum: Anything Mac May 26th, 2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,026
Posted By OldeBullDust
Do you have a separate (ie another stand-alone...

Do you have a separate (ie another stand-alone drive) back-up?



WHEN your drive fails - all will be lost
Forum: Anything Mac May 5th, 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,026
Posted By OldeBullDust
To Partition or not to Partition - that was the...

To Partition or not to Partition - that was the question - (apologies to Bill Quiverlance)

I do intend to keep my System(s) & back-ups partitioned and on separate drives - all the other non-system...
Forum: Anything Mac May 4th, 2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,026
Posted By OldeBullDust
@ WCraig A) I run Snow Leopard because I feel...

@ WCraig
A) I run Snow Leopard because I feel comfortable with the interface, - it has what I need, doe what I want.
I installed Mavericks in order to give it a fair trial, learn what it has to...
Forum: Anything Mac May 4th, 2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,026
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks everyone - I appreciate your comments ...

Thanks everyone - I appreciate your comments

I've checked on other sites, especially Apple's "community" site and there definitely is a divergence of opinions on partitioning.

I was under the...
Forum: Anything Mac May 3rd, 2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,026
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks for your comments @ Rob I do keep the...

Thanks for your comments
@ Rob
I do keep the OS's on separate partitions & on separate drives makes switching faster/easier. Always kept my work in a dedicated "Jobs" folder - never liked the...
Forum: Anything Mac May 3rd, 2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,026
Posted By OldeBullDust
Why partition a hard drive?

Long question
Set-up:
Late 2010 iMac 27" i7, running 10.6.8, Mavericks also installed but never used.

Three existing hard drives-divided into multiple partitions;
A) 2Tb internal with Boot...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 1st, 2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Take care Marc Pace yourself - too much snow...

Take care Marc

Pace yourself - too much snow shovelling is not useful,
you could end up not having to worry about anything - ever!

We need your sensible comments here
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 20th, 2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Interesting! While watching the news last...

Interesting!

While watching the news last night of the Alberta Premier quitting, I noted the apparent lack of snow in the video shown.

I was quite surprised as my sibling living at that end...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 16th, 2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,117
Posted By OldeBullDust
I think this article is worth a read before we...

I think this article is worth a read before we all mourn the passing of Apple/Tim Cook et al.

Google has fooled the media and markets, but hasn't bested Tim Cook's Apple...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 30th, 2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By OldeBullDust
This may not suit your needs, I have an...

This may not suit your needs,

I have an Eyetv 250 and record various OTA TV programs - saving to a dedicated HD. I then edit the file to remove the ads etc then convert to iTunes using Toast, then...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 24th, 2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
I suspect that some, like myself, just come to...

I suspect that some, like myself, just come to sit at the back table, sip the coffee, and listen. My speeches are boring, but I listen well.

I try to follow the old line about letting others think...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 21st, 2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,580
Posted By OldeBullDust
Well, my adventure with Mavericks is interesting...

Well, my adventure with Mavericks is interesting if not anything else.

I live in a rural area, my internet is via wireless broadband, quite sufficient for most purposes, but not exceptionally...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 17th, 2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,580
Posted By OldeBullDust
Another Early 70's! wow! Gray power for sure! ...

Another Early 70's! wow! Gray power for sure!

Anyway, I think you're right pm-r, the only way I will definitely know for sure if Mavericks is suitable for me, is to try it.

I will certainly...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 17th, 2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,580
Posted By OldeBullDust
At the risk of highjacking this thread, I have a...

At the risk of highjacking this thread, I have a question.

Aside from those who are running a recent machine & are therefore forced to run the latest OS, what feature(s) are so compelling as to...
Forum: Mac Masters Jan 8th, 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By OldeBullDust
If you are unable to locate the proper font and...

If you are unable to locate the proper font and forced to use an alternative, I suggest you could try the following similar fonts.
Shelley - Allegroscript, Snellroundhand, Kuenstlerscript, or...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 4th, 2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks John - your link worked perfectly, now I...

Thanks John - your link worked perfectly, now I can get this damn form completed - Appreciate your help!

@pm-r, Thanks, everything installed, no problems. I really appreciate your quick reply
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 4th, 2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By OldeBullDust
Trouble Downloading latest Adobe Acrobat Reader

Background: Im trying to complete an Ontario Govt form - a secure pdf file which uses the latest version of pdf and requires the latest Acrobat Reader to open/fill-in properly.

I have an older...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 28th, 2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,105
Posted By OldeBullDust
I agree, a crippled Pages is not what I require. ...

I agree, a crippled Pages is not what I require.
I do not understand why I would want a dumb-down version of what I already have - even if it is free!

And why must the version running on a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 7th, 2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Happy Birthday Marc! may you have many more. ...

Happy Birthday Marc! may you have many more.

And congratulations, you are now a novice senior citizen
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 3rd, 2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By OldeBullDust
Having driven in every province except PEI since...

Having driven in every province except PEI since 1968, I'd like to add my two cents (sorry - nickels worth).
Over the years I have encountered just about every quality of roadwork possible, from...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 29th, 2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Congratulations Marc on your anniversary. ...

Congratulations Marc on your anniversary.

Time flies when you're enjoying life

Wish you both many more happy years
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 1st, 2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By OldeBullDust
As I posted a while back I have the Eyetv...

As I posted a while back

I have the Eyetv 250 and have archived some of my old VCR tapes without any problems. Edit:( you will need to find/buy/borrow a VCR of course) The time required is the...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 28th, 2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,644
Posted By OldeBullDust
If I may add another consideration here - more to...

If I may add another consideration here - more to archived files as opposed to back-ups. The problem of long term storage.

For years i acted as the "go-to" Mac person where I worked, and spent may...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 23rd, 2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Generally speaking, Life is good, - Thanks for...

Generally speaking, Life is good, - Thanks for asking Marc.

After all, I was here when I woke up this morning, what more can I ask?

I expect you will soon be finished with teaching for the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 23rd, 2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Day All Best of luck with the puppies...

Good Day All
Best of luck with the puppies Marc, you and Deborah must be feeling a little worn by now, hope this is not too stressful for you.

I guess there is not such a thing as a "wet nurse"...
Forum: Anything Mac May 9th, 2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,089
Posted By OldeBullDust
I've not used Pixelmator previously, just...

I've not used Pixelmator previously, just downloaded the trial version and I must say that for the price (currently $14.99) I'm impressed!

True, it has it's warts, but I'm hoping that it will...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 25th, 2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Day All Sorry to hear about all the...

Good Day All

Sorry to hear about all the medical problems, hope everyone is feeling better today. Maybe the (slowly arriving) spring weather will help mend body & soul.

Re Eggs: I prefer dry...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 19th, 2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning All - another fine rainy day - at...

Good Morning All - another fine rainy day - at least it's warmer - for the moment!

Thanks for the coffee Marc - for me, an essential starting fluid!

Have to eat & run this morning, too may...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 19th, 2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Night All - sleep tight! Tomorrow we...

Good Night All - sleep tight!

Tomorrow we will be having - Friday!

I would like a strong coffee in the morning, please Marc,
with all the rain I think we might also need an Ark - or at least...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 17th, 2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 107,548
Views: 9,937,645
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning Marc, - life is good - and busy ...

Good Morning Marc, - life is good - and busy

I often fall into the (self-made) trap of following links and reading articles/stuff on the web, spending a lot of time not doing what needs to be...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 17th, 2013, 10:18 AM
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Good Morning All - Hope you're all enjoying...

Good Morning All - Hope you're all enjoying todays offerings.

And thank you Marc - your link to the Mark Twain item on the "Brain Pickings" site led me to another treasure - Steve Jobs Stanford...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 12th, 2013, 05:57 PM
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Good (late) afternoon everybody. The weather...

Good (late) afternoon everybody.

The weather is certainly well mixed across the country, but to some extent I guess that what we should expect in the transition from winter into spring.
While we...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 12th, 2013, 11:10 AM
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Good Day All - TGIF! Everything's freshly iced...

Good Day All - TGIF!
Everything's freshly iced here - looks nice but then I don't have to go out in it!

Hope you're feeling better Don - does walking around help your legs?

Take care everybody...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2013, 11:28 PM
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Good Night All, hope you're all tucked safely in...

Good Night All, hope you're all tucked safely in your bed.
We're waiting to see what Mother Nature drops on us tonight.

Opps! Sorry Marc, I goofed! Next May!

Well if you have anywhere near as...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2013, 04:56 PM
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Good Afternoon All I'm fine Marc - thanks...

Good Afternoon All

I'm fine Marc - thanks for asking.

It's close to 5:00 here and I'm taking a few minutes off from cleaning up the mess in my small workshop. Should start supper soon.

I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2013, 04:12 PM
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In keeping with your Science Jokes What did...

In keeping with your Science Jokes

What did the astronaut say after eating his first meal on the moon?

"The food was good, but the place lacked atmosphere."

Rimshot please :D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2013, 10:26 AM
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Take it easy Don, your health comes first!

Take it easy Don, your health comes first!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 9th, 2013, 06:43 PM
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The mystery darkens.... Home brewed Pinot...

The mystery darkens....

Home brewed Pinot Gris & a secret sauce - both mentioned in the same thread, is this a hint of a culinary cabal?

I knew there was more to this Shangri-la thing than I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 9th, 2013, 04:34 PM
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Enjoy your steak Marc, it's always nicer when...

Enjoy your steak Marc, it's always nicer when your children are around to share and pamper Dad. - and things are ofter better when served with a "secret" sauce.

TTFN
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 9th, 2013, 04:08 PM
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Good Afternoon All Excellent photos Marc,...

Good Afternoon All

Excellent photos Marc, when were these photos taken?

We saw only one large burg last year - quite some ways out from Twillingate, plus a small "burger-bit" in a cove. I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 9th, 2013, 12:08 PM
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Good day All Just shy of noon here, - taking...

Good day All

Just shy of noon here, - taking a short break before lunch

Wonderful photos Marc, sunrise can be very moving - the first direct light creating warm highlights against the still...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 8th, 2013, 11:48 PM
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Night All Glass is empty - no more red! ...

Night All

Glass is empty - no more red!

Too late to open the white.


Sleep Tight :D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 8th, 2013, 02:44 PM
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And a good afternoon to all Back in the...

And a good afternoon to all

Back in the shop, had to make a quick run down to the "Centre of the Universe".

Life's great Marc, the worlds still turning and the sun is shining somewhere, the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 8th, 2013, 10:02 AM
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Good Day All Time for a second cup I think,...

Good Day All

Time for a second cup I think, and maybe a touch of jam on a small slice of toast.

Hope every one is fit and ready for a new week. I see it's a bit cool out west, but at least we...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 16th, 2013, 01:43 PM
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I would like to know why we don't have Yummy Hot...

I would like to know why we don't have Yummy Hot Snow Coffee - are the Conservatives holding out on the good stuff? :D
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 16th, 2013, 11:41 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks Everybody, I feel more confident now. ...

Thanks Everybody, I feel more confident now.

I'm always hesitant about buying stuff when I can't ask anyone at the outlet about the product. I spoke to an "associate", and he just picked up the...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 15th, 2013, 10:02 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks Don, that's good to hear. I intend to...

Thanks Don, that's good to hear.

I intend to keep my "Original" iTunes library on the internal boot drive, the WD external is for back-up only


Are you using Firewire or USB2?
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 15th, 2013, 09:04 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
WD 4Tb My Book - Comment/Opinions Please

I'm considering purchasing a WD 4TB My Book External HD from COSTCO, $ 179.00, USB 3/2 - Intended for EyeTV video back-up

I initially planned to go with a MacAlly enclosure (with Firewire...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 4th, 2013, 01:10 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
I'm not sure this suggestion will solve your...

I'm not sure this suggestion will solve your problem, But..

In Preview, If you right click on the image, you get a dialog box which allows you to choose;
Automatically Resize (which seems to fit...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 9th, 2013, 01:14 PM
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Well I finally got the driveway clear, just have...

Well I finally got the driveway clear, just have a few little touch-ups to do and I should be in the clear. A little concerned about the possibility of freezing rain on Sunday eve.

By my crude...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2013, 06:38 PM
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I think it's still snowing, hard to tell, the...

I think it's still snowing, hard to tell, the wind has picked up-blowing snow quickly building drifts.

We've passed the 30 cm mark and now the drifts are building higher in places.

It's pitch...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2013, 02:17 PM
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Well I think I'll have an early Tea Time, found a...

Well I think I'll have an early Tea Time, found a part bottle of Kahlua at the back of the cupboard, just about to brew up some coffee

Anyone for Coffee & Kahlua?
Just one cornmeal muffin left.:(
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2013, 01:42 PM
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Still snowing as of 1:25 PM, wind picking up a...

Still snowing as of 1:25 PM, wind picking up a bit, few drifts forming around the place.

Ventured out to check the snow levels - between 25 to 26 cm on the drive, slightly more on the front...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2013, 10:38 AM
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Hi Everybody Still no wind here - just a...

Hi Everybody

Still no wind here - just a very quiet gentle snowfall.

I was admiring the view from my studio - a delicate grayscale fading off into the distance, all the angular bits converted...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2013, 09:43 AM
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Good Morning All Still snowing here at 9:30...

Good Morning All

Still snowing here at 9:30 AM, not much wind, so no real drifting for the moment. Accumulation of approximately 12 - 14 cm, quite dry and fine grained so drifting could be a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 7th, 2013, 07:53 PM
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Evening Marc No, I have a small (very old)...

Evening Marc
No, I have a small (very old) tractor with a 48" blower mounted on front.

Rattles & shakes a lot but it takes only three long passes to clear the snow off from the house out to the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 7th, 2013, 07:09 PM
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Just turned 7:00 PM here, waiting to see just how...

Just turned 7:00 PM here, waiting to see just how much of this storm we actually get.
We seem to be a little short on our snow allowance this year. in the past we would have at least a metre on the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 7th, 2013, 06:56 PM
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6:51 Pm and It's snowing. Not excessively heavy...

6:51 Pm and It's snowing.
Not excessively heavy at the moment, not quite 4 cm on front walkway.

Checked the tractor, all set, gassed up & ready to go, it been ready now for almost three months -...
Forum: Mac Masters Feb 3rd, 2013, 07:36 PM
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UX Designer - definition please.

UX Designer - definition please.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 16th, 2013, 02:43 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks, I'll check it out Appreciate your...

Thanks, I'll check it out

Appreciate your help
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 16th, 2013, 02:42 PM
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Not quite tea time here, just 2:40 pm. Temp at...

Not quite tea time here, just 2:40 pm.
Temp at +2.5 - a little better than EC's predicted 0

Bright sunshine, no wind, no rain, no snow, no problems!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 7th, 2013, 09:45 AM
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A bright sunny morning! I had almost given...

A bright sunny morning!

I had almost given up on seeing sunshine for the rest of the winter.

Hope everyone is well rested and enjoyed Marc's coffee. A fine way to start the first full...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 3rd, 2013, 08:41 AM
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Very dark gray sky this morning, was -7 early...

Very dark gray sky this morning, was -7 early this morning at about 6:45 am

EC predicts flurries for most of the week
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 1st, 2013, 01:49 PM
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Happy New Year to all, wish everyone good health,...

Happy New Year to all, wish everyone good health, good friends & great wine.:D

and with the hope that 2013 is finally the year when sanity returns to the world
- even just a little bit!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 31st, 2012, 10:01 AM
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Morning everyone, Hope all is well where-ever you...

Morning everyone, Hope all is well where-ever you are

An almost sunny day here, -5 at the moment, predicted to rise to a balmy 0

Well, we seem to have survived another year, must be careful...
Forum: Photography Focus Dec 30th, 2012, 04:24 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
I understand this thread started a year ago, but...

I understand this thread started a year ago, but the latest post by bringonthenite caught my attention and I thought I might pass along this note.

If anyone is looking for a higher quality, but...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 30th, 2012, 09:57 AM
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We are now starting to get our share of the cold...

We are now starting to get our share of the cold weather

-10C at 9:46 AM, and for the first time this winter, EC is predicting snow and/or snow flurries for every day of the coming week.

On...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 29th, 2012, 10:26 AM
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Good Morning All Good to hear Mother Nature...

Good Morning All

Good to hear Mother Nature is taking care of your snow clearing Marc, - always the best way.

We're at -7 here at 10:22 am, EC predicts some light snow flurries - today,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 27th, 2012, 01:58 PM
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Well, we all knew it would happen eventually! ...

Well, we all knew it would happen eventually!

We have snow:(

Thankfully it's not deep enough to require my getting the tractor & blower out to clear my drive - a few days of back & forth should...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 26th, 2012, 12:12 PM
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Good Day All I hope you had a great...

Good Day All

I hope you had a great Christmas with friends and family. Our children were home and we had a wonderful traditional Turkey supper.

Just enough snow to turn the landscape white (EC...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 26th, 2012, 11:55 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Looking for "good" Spades game for iPad

This may not be the proper place to post this, however I'm looking for really good card game of Spades to play on our new iPad.

I bought an ipad for my wife for Christmas, - she is into card games...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 24th, 2012, 03:49 PM
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Just in case I don't get the opportunity later,...

Just in case I don't get the opportunity later, I'll take this time to wish all at/on ehMac a Merry Christmas & a very Happy New Year.



Please - don't drink and drive, Take this time to Kiss...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 24th, 2012, 11:54 AM
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We've hit 0.0 just before noon, no wind, mostly...

We've hit 0.0 just before noon, no wind, mostly overcast with occasional threats of sunshine. Minimum of snow, just enough to say the ground has a white cover.

Roads are mainly bare with the...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Dec 20th, 2012, 05:56 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
FREE - Agfa Scanner - GONE

No Longer available!
Agfa Arcus II scanner
Was working fine with Vuescan software when last used (2 years ago)
This a physically large machine, scans 8.5" x 14"

I getting rid of it because it...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 20th, 2012, 12:02 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Well, I guess it had to happen sooner or later ...

Well, I guess it had to happen sooner or later

1C with occasional light rain. EC is predicting rain, touch of freezing rain and snow flurries.

Perfect mix for messing with the rush hour(s)...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 18th, 2012, 04:03 PM
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Hi Rp As a diabetic, I think the only...

Hi Rp

As a diabetic, I think the only sensible way to deal with the sugar content of wine, is to cut back on whatever else you might be having to balance the load.

When I think I might have a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 18th, 2012, 03:00 PM
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I'll have a coffee if I may Marc - appreciate the...

I'll have a coffee if I may Marc - appreciate the offer
Its just 2:55 here but I think thats close enough to 4 to qualify

Hot coffee and the last bit of Mexican Cornbread

Think I'll sit by the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 15th, 2012, 11:28 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Hey John Just learned about your birthday -...

Hey John
Just learned about your birthday - have a great day!

Only 60! - just hitting your prime
Forum: Mac Desktops Dec 14th, 2012, 09:14 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 14th, 2012, 05:31 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Hey John I'll bet that wedding will not soon...

Hey John

I'll bet that wedding will not soon be forgotten! :clap::clap::D
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