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Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 25th, 2014, 11:34 PM
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Posted By i-rui
no point. not worth it.

no point. not worth it.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 25th, 2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19,449
Views: 566,147
Posted By i-rui
this place has truly degenerated into an absolute...

this place has truly degenerated into an absolute shithole.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 23rd, 2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19,449
Views: 566,147
Posted By i-rui
yes, of course. that in essence is what the CBO...

yes, of course. that in essence is what the CBO does, look at the numbers objectively and try to access the results of policy in a non-partisan way.



and conversely the government could slash...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 23rd, 2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By i-rui
Extremely critical crypto flaw in iOS may also affect fully patched Macs

pretty disappointing :

Extremely critical crypto flaw in iOS may also affect fully patched Macs | Ars Technica...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 23rd, 2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19,449
Views: 566,147
Posted By i-rui
if you're going to link to the CBO report it's...

if you're going to link to the CBO report it's important to add their other findings :





so some jobs may be lost, but nearly twice as many will be lifted from poverty, and 33 times as many...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 22nd, 2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19,449
Views: 566,147
Posted By i-rui
what? the entire point was that the link i...

what? the entire point was that the link i produced was also behind a paywall. you can not link to the WSJ without it being behind a paywall, while a link from google will not be. That is the point....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 22nd, 2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19,449
Views: 566,147
Posted By i-rui
Exxon CEO Joins Suit Citing Fracking Concerns -...

Exxon CEO Joins Suit Citing Fracking Concerns - WSJ.com...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 19th, 2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
One would hope that if this government is...

One would hope that if this government is trumpeting the exemptions they were able to "negotiate" that they actually have some merit and will protect those type of accounts. Until we have real world...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 19th, 2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
TFSAs ARE registered : Tax Free Savings...

TFSAs ARE registered :

Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) (http://www.tfsa.gc.ca)





the original article was from before the agreement was signed, and accurately stated that because of how...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 17th, 2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
i would have wanted Canada to not be a part of...

i would have wanted Canada to not be a part of the entire endeavour. if we're being forced to do it I'd want the cost to Canada be as small as possible. Perhaps with the caveat that the CRA can...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 17th, 2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
By cutting the CRA out of the equation they would...

By cutting the CRA out of the equation they would eliminate the resources the CRA will have to exert collecting and transmitting this new data to the IRS. Japan, Switzerland, and Bermuda all seem to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 17th, 2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
i already stated the following : ...

i already stated the following :





again, i'm complaining because Canadians are being asked to shoulder the financial cost of implementing a US tax policy.

if we're going to play fantasy...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 17th, 2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
i've snipped out your other childish comments. ...

i've snipped out your other childish comments. how is it "factually incorrect"? in the recent past you've demonstrated that you profoundly misunderstand what "facts" actually mean, so i'm curious if...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 17th, 2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
oh yes, i forgot, you work on parliament hill so...

oh yes, i forgot, you work on parliament hill so you're the only one with an informed opinion. how silly of me to read and inform myself about the matter.

but would you be so kind as to point out...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 16th, 2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
i don't. the banks will be fine. Canadians will...

i don't. the banks will be fine. Canadians will pay through fees they'll pass on to us. Also, from what i understand the banks will pass the information to the CRA and then the CRA will pass the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 16th, 2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
Yes, really. I posted it because you chastised...

Yes, really. I posted it because you chastised eMacMan for "misinformation", while you falsely claimed that FATCA wouldn't affect that many Canadians, while the truth is pretty much all of us of us...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 16th, 2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
actually every Canadian who banks will be...

actually every Canadian who banks will be affected with increased bank fees :

FATCA facts: What Canadians need to know about new U.S. tax law - Canada - CBC News...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 15th, 2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 18,365
Posted By i-rui
Unions aren't the "be all & end all". They are a...

Unions aren't the "be all & end all". They are a check on corporations leveraging their power to lower wages & bennifits. Not everyone has to be in a union, but having them around raises everyones...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 13th, 2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
Can you post the link to the Data? I'd be...

Can you post the link to the Data? I'd be interested in seeing it and how it breaks down. I'm very skeptical that they actually make more revenue if all sales are actually included.



Increased...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 13th, 2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By i-rui
isn't that the late 2013 macbook pro retina, or...

isn't that the late 2013 macbook pro retina, or am i missing something?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 13th, 2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
P.S. i agree that the province should end their...

P.S. i agree that the province should end their silly fight against e-cigarettes. Simply tax the hell out of it, regulate it thoroughly, and let people make their choice.

The same with pot.

:)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 13th, 2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
i read a few articles on this. some pro...

i read a few articles on this. some pro (including a laughable "study" from the Frasier Institute), some against. the best one I came across was probably this one :

Should Ontario privatize liquor...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 12th, 2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
strictly speaking the LCBO isn't a "monopoly"....

strictly speaking the LCBO isn't a "monopoly". There's the Beer Store, and there are also online wine retailers... which are private enterprises.

Personally i would have ZERO problem with the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 11th, 2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
hey, who doesn't want cheap beer? my point...

hey, who doesn't want cheap beer?

my point was that as a populist token to the lowest common denominator it's just too easy and transparent. it isn't an actual substantial policy that will make...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 11th, 2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
isn't it obvious? nothing will solve our economic...

isn't it obvious? nothing will solve our economic woes faster than cheaper beer.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 11th, 2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,600
Posted By i-rui
i think that was iMatt's point... ----- ...

i think that was iMatt's point...

-----

Regarding Apple being "doomed", that seems like an overly dramatic statement. In my opinion they are still better poised than the other major tech...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 10th, 2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,711
Posted By i-rui
Complain. If you've had the same issue for three...

Complain. If you've had the same issue for three failed repairs Apple will usually replace it with a new machine. I don't think that's an official policy, but if you complain they will generally...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 10th, 2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By i-rui
i actually never said it was "gospel", in fact i...

i actually never said it was "gospel", in fact i said that in certain circumstances the processor bump may be of more of an advantage depending on usage.

However i stand by assertion that a 5%...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 9th, 2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By i-rui
currently the i5 iMacs do NOT have hyper...

currently the i5 iMacs do NOT have hyper threading (i believe because they use the desktop version of the chip) while the Mini & portables DO.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 9th, 2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By i-rui
There is an advantage. The i7 is a more powerful...

There is an advantage. The i7 is a more powerful chip with a higher speed and larger cache. It's just the difference between it and the i5 is not great enough to offset the benefits of double the RAM.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 9th, 2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By i-rui
In certain situations yes. I know a engineer who...

In certain situations yes. I know a engineer who runs simulations that take hours and hours to complete, so even 5% does make a difference.

Of course in those scenarios it's much better to have a...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 9th, 2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By i-rui
i5 processors support hyper threading as well....

i5 processors support hyper threading as well. and just to be clear both i7 & i5 in the 13" retina are dual core processors cable of 4 processing threads.



i5's naturally have slightly better...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 9th, 2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,026
Posted By i-rui
there is no 2008 8 core 2.26. that's a 2009...

there is no 2008 8 core 2.26. that's a 2009 model:

Apple Mac Pro Specs (All Mac Pro Technical Specs) @ EveryMac.com (http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_pro/index-macpro.html)

the 2009+...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 9th, 2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By i-rui
yes, it's an annoying trend. which is why...

yes, it's an annoying trend.

which is why from now on mac portables need to have their ram upgraded to the maximum (at the time of purchase) you potentially see yourself needing for the life of...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 9th, 2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,026
Posted By i-rui
yes really. a 2008 8 core 2.8ghz (which is what i...

yes really. a 2008 8 core 2.8ghz (which is what i assume jeezy has as there was no 8 core 2.26 3,1....that was a 2009 model) is more or less twice as fast in multi-core tasks...which makes sense...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 8th, 2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,026
Posted By i-rui
not with multi-core tasks

not with multi-core tasks
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 8th, 2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By i-rui
+1 IMO there will be times where you'll...

+1

IMO there will be times where you'll really miss that extra RAM, where as the processor speed difference would be negligible in day to day tasks (unless you do a LOT of CPU intensive...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
how adorable....our very own Putin! ...

how adorable....our very own Putin!

https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/t1/1618550_10153851078210121_366330736_n.jpg
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 7th, 2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19,449
Views: 566,147
Posted By i-rui
i'd argue that healthcare is very different than...

i'd argue that healthcare is very different than cars and coffee. the net effect of what the CBO is hypothesizing would occur in any scenario where healthcare costs become affordable. IMO the US...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 7th, 2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19,449
Views: 566,147
Posted By i-rui
how is people no longer being forced to hold a...

how is people no longer being forced to hold a certain job only because they once needed it for medical coverage a bad thing?

is being free to start their own business, follow their dreams, or...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 6th, 2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By i-rui
North Korea after South Korea?

North Korea after South Korea?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 6th, 2014, 09:53 PM
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Posted By i-rui
that's funny, you missed the point of the joke.

that's funny, you missed the point of the joke.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 6th, 2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By i-rui
KIMintosh

KIMintosh
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 6th, 2014, 09:23 PM
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Posted By i-rui
it's certainly your prerogative if you find...

it's certainly your prerogative if you find butchering Beatles tunes "endearing". It certainly isn't endearing to me, doubly so when sung by someone who totally misunderstands the central tenets of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 6th, 2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
the joke is Harper has a band and every once in a...

the joke is Harper has a band and every once in a while the Canadian public is subjected to hear them.
Forum: Info Centre Feb 5th, 2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 94,566
Posted By i-rui
p.s. not sure why you're asking this question on...

p.s. not sure why you're asking this question on a mac site. not that there's anything wrong with that, but I can think of other forums that this question would be better suited (perhaps...
Forum: Info Centre Feb 5th, 2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 94,566
Posted By i-rui
interac has this on their website : Interac...

interac has this on their website :

Interac e-Transfer - Email Money Transfer, Send Money Online (http://www.interac.ca/en/interac-etransfer/etransfer-detail)



so unless you are part of the...
Forum: Info Centre Feb 5th, 2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 94,566
Posted By i-rui
i had no idea that was possible. i've sold a few...

i had no idea that was possible. i've sold a few things on kijiji where the buyer paid with EMT. i'll have second thoughts now...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 4th, 2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By i-rui
i haven't googled it, but i'm speaking from...

i haven't googled it, but i'm speaking from personal experience where apple replaced the power supply on an out of warranty airport extreme for me because my macbook pro had applecare.

this was...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 4th, 2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
no, what i'm saying is if there is any smell on...

no, what i'm saying is if there is any smell on Trudeau, it would pale in comparison to Harper.

if JT happens to have a bit of this mess on his shoe (from incidental contact), Harper is waist deep...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 4th, 2014, 01:27 PM
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Posted By i-rui
if what you say is true i can't possibly imagine...

if what you say is true i can't possibly imagine the stench on Harper & the Conservatives from Brazeau, Wallin & Duffy. Plus he actually personally appointed them (not to mention he also personally...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 4th, 2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By i-rui
If you happen to have AppleCare on any of your...

If you happen to have AppleCare on any of your computers I believe Apple will provide warranty support on a network device.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 4th, 2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
Harb left the Liberal party long before JT...

Harb left the Liberal party long before JT expelled the rest of the senators. plus JT never appointed any of them.

Who appointed Brazeau again?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 3rd, 2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,287
Posted By i-rui
you mean like Ralph Klein?

you mean like Ralph Klein?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 3rd, 2014, 02:40 PM
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Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
he also tried to blame his Jaywalking ticket on...

he also tried to blame his Jaywalking ticket on the fact that he wore a Broncos Jersey, saying that Vancouver cops were cheering for Seattle.


YAY SEAHAWKS!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 3rd, 2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
facts are not subjective. opinions are.

facts are not subjective. opinions are.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 3rd, 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
they have legitimate points. for instance : ...

they have legitimate points. for instance :



that isn't FUD. to think that 600 qualified workers can just magically appear is silly. asking where they come from, who they are and what training...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 3rd, 2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
Maybe the Veterans Affairs Minister should...

Maybe the Veterans Affairs Minister should actually listen to vets - The Globe and Mail...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 3rd, 2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,287
Posted By i-rui
really? you clearly don't grasp the profound...

really?

you clearly don't grasp the profound differences in the job description of being mayor vs being an actor.

RIP

great actor. My favourite role of his was in 'The Master'. Brilliant!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 3rd, 2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
he appointed 59 senators, and then tried to cover...

he appointed 59 senators, and then tried to cover up their expense scandals.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 3rd, 2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
yes of course. i would never disagree with that ...

yes of course. i would never disagree with that



no, this is NOT a fact, this is YOUR oppinion.

By your standard EVERY disagreement on ANY policy becomes FUD. We have already agreed that no...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 1st, 2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
yes, nice conservative spin: "those poor...

yes, nice conservative spin:

"those poor feeble-minded vets"

so i guess a Veteran's integrity can be bought with some flowery words and a trip to Ottawa?

incredibly shameful to even suggest...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 1st, 2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
Robyn Doolittle is supposedly going to be on the...

Robyn Doolittle is supposedly going to be on the Daily Show this week (thursday feb 6)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 1st, 2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
that isn't a "fact". it's your "opinion". one you...

that isn't a "fact". it's your "opinion". one you are certainly free to hold and express, but lets not conflate the 2.

the entire point of protest and debate is to raise awareness and prevent or...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 30th, 2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
then IMO screature should perhaps focus on how...

then IMO screature should perhaps focus on how exactly they'll get that better care instead of portraying the vets as rubes.

it does the veterans a disservice to portray them as easy marks.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 30th, 2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
do you have a link that supports the "fact" that...

do you have a link that supports the "fact" that these stories are being scripted?

also, i have to say I'm disappointed that the right's spin on the narrative has turned in to these gullible poor...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 29th, 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
Rumors are swirling that Rob Ford may be facing...

Rumors are swirling that Rob Ford may be facing some new legal troubles today...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 29th, 2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
pretty ballsy move IMO Justin Trudeau...

pretty ballsy move IMO



Justin Trudeau removes senators from Liberal caucus - Politics - CBC News (http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/justin-trudeau-removes-senators-from-liberal-caucus-1.2515273)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 27th, 2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,087
Posted By i-rui
not sure where to post this...this thread seems...

not sure where to post this...this thread seems as good a place as any....

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/1157544_724532490913520_1885563107_n.jpg
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 21st, 2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
he was also a journalist, and wrote about facts.

he was also a journalist, and wrote about facts.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 21st, 2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-v4g0m_ZM0js/Ut8...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-v4g0m_ZM0js/Ut8vQj0K_EI/AAAAAAAAJOU/KTbRK5DEaMY/w426-h603/1527086_10152140044320861_54671393_n.jpg

also, there's another video of Ford at the same restaurant...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 20th, 2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By i-rui
why would you need USB2 speed for a keyboard? I...

why would you need USB2 speed for a keyboard? I can't see the increased speed being a factor for typing. I guess if you use the 2 ports to connect devices.... but you're probably better off using a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 20th, 2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
judging by eyewitness accounts it was chaos when...

judging by eyewitness accounts it was chaos when then library was closed, so i'm skeptical anything was "ensured".

also there's the fact that plans are to close 7 of 11 DFO libraries so the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 20th, 2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
yes, but in a all digital scenario it won't be...

yes, but in a all digital scenario it won't be available from the library to someone looking for that material... which is kind of the point of libraries.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 20th, 2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
As we've already seen with the Department of...

As we've already seen with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans libraries, they cannot digitize content which they do not hold the copyright to. So in some cases that is not a workable solution.
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 18th, 2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By i-rui
How Bizarre....

Suspect tries to wrap ping-pong table during Liberty Village theft | 680News (http://www.680news.com/2014/01/18/suspect-tries-to-wrap-ping-pong-table-during-liberty-village-theft/)



qd145xb1JGw...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 18th, 2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,788
Posted By i-rui
you can go to 10.7 if you want. With a bit of...

you can go to 10.7 if you want. With a bit of work you can even do 10.8 or 10.9 if you don't mind it being unsupported, and have a graphics card that will run under 10.8 or 10.9. (there's been a post...
Forum: Ehmac Help Desk Jan 17th, 2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,543
Posted By i-rui
i think there's some minimum amount of posts your...

i think there's some minimum amount of posts your profile needs before you can post in the classified. perhaps check the classified rules.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 16th, 2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
Ezra is like the Michael Jordan of saying stupid...

Ezra is like the Michael Jordan of saying stupid stuff. When he's says a gem like that it gets around.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 16th, 2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
lol gotta give credit on that line. but...

lol

gotta give credit on that line.

but seriously Ford is a tool. Wynne is going to talk to Norm Kelly. If Ford is lucky maybe they'll let him sit at the table with grown ups.

in other news ...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 16th, 2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
because Ezra Levant compared Ford to Lady Di.

because Ezra Levant compared Ford to Lady Di.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 15th, 2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
maybe not in (legal) election contributions, but...

maybe not in (legal) election contributions, but there are certainly financial links that can be drawn. my point with this proposed bill is that just as someone can uncover "partisan" links in...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 15th, 2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
glad you agree! if this proposed bill passes i'd...

glad you agree! if this proposed bill passes i'd love to see transparency on all issues across the board. Bill Maher has suggested that US politicians should where sponsor patches just like nascar...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 15th, 2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
yes, and nearly all Canadians would have some...

yes, and nearly all Canadians would have some kind of partisan lean to one party or ideology, whether they are personally aware of it or not.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 15th, 2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,788
Posted By i-rui
I think the quick spinning beach balls is the...

I think the quick spinning beach balls is the memory compression feature of Mavericks, Although I'm not 100% on that.
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jan 15th, 2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
For Sale GeForce 8800GT
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i'm guessing it's from a 3,1 Mac Pro, but you...

i'm guessing it's from a 3,1 Mac Pro, but you should clarify as there also is a version with 32bit EFI that is specific to 1,1 and 2,1 models.

Good luck with your sale.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 15th, 2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,788
Posted By i-rui
can't you just secondary click on the attachment...

can't you just secondary click on the attachment and save it to your desktop?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 15th, 2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
here's the problem with the bill: so...

here's the problem with the bill:



so it doesn't define what is "partisan" and it doesn't really do anything if they were "partisan". Does working for one group or another make one "partisan"? ...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,711
Posted By i-rui
have you tried running the apple diagnostic on...

have you tried running the apple diagnostic on it?

Using Apple Diagnostics (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5781)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 14th, 2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
egg nog & banana were my favourites.

egg nog & banana were my favourites.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 12th, 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
i'm pretty sure it's a frozen desert at...

i'm pretty sure it's a frozen desert at mcdonald's....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 11th, 2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
he does comment on the links he posts. he isn't...

he does comment on the links he posts. he isn't plagiarizing anyone (as far as i know) so his comments are unique. the fact that his comments are usually in line with the sentiment of the articles he...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 11th, 2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
i appreciate you posting the links, please...

i appreciate you posting the links, please continue to do so.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 10th, 2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,558
Posted By i-rui
personally i'm against the police stopping anyone...

personally i'm against the police stopping anyone without cause. that includes RIDE checks.

I understand the reasoning behind it, i just don't think any net "good" cancels out the affront to the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 10th, 2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
lol but seriously, there's not ever going to...

lol

but seriously, there's not ever going to be "proof" for either side of the argument. there's certainly evidence i can point to that corporate tax cuts are not a net benefit, but the economy...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 10th, 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,558
Posted By i-rui
you're i think the fact that the...

you're



i think the fact that the Police pulled over a car he is associated with suggests it is very probable his payment was late.

----

anyways, i heard about this last year :
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
i'll also add that the hypocrisy from the Harper...

i'll also add that the hypocrisy from the Harper supporters is mind bending. closing libraries devoted to researching and protecting our eco system to save a few hundred thousand is perfectly fine in...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
from the eyewitness accounts of the initial...

from the eyewitness accounts of the initial closings it seems everything was in disarray and chaotic. I'm skeptical that limited staff would be able to track what was a duplicate and what was not....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
they won't have access to anything in dumpsters.

they won't have access to anything in dumpsters.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
The Tyee – Scientists Say DFO's Library...

The Tyee – Scientists Say DFO's Library Closure Defence Doesn't Add Up (http://thetyee.ca/News/2014/01/08/Scientists-Say-DFOs-Library-Closure-Defence-Doesnt-Add-Up/)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
you can apply this sort of this logic to almost...

you can apply this sort of this logic to almost all government spending.

by this flawed argument we should slash military spending. how many people outside of the military have access to their...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
yes thats my response. i'd love to see the number...

yes thats my response. i'd love to see the number of academic texts culled every year. i'm sure as a percentage it would pale in comparison to what is happening at these libraries.

the harper...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
sounds fishy. do not trust.

sounds fishy.

do not trust.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
eww, is he holding up a book? hate those...

eww, is he holding up a book?

hate those things.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
these aren't your run of the mill public...

these aren't your run of the mill public libraries MF. they house scientific material not the latest danielle steel novel.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
no, the copyrighted information is not unique,...

no, the copyrighted information is not unique, but that doesn't make it any less valuable to research.

if the library dumps it where can people access it?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
there is evidence of the books being carted off...

there is evidence of the books being carted off and in dumpsters, even the government has acknowledged that.

the idea of digitizing a library's contents is a good one, until you realize they can't...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 9th, 2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By i-rui
the end that connects to the apple logic board is...

the end that connects to the apple logic board is what makes it different. you won't be able to find it at your local computer store.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
i remember Ford thought he could banish criminals...

i remember Ford thought he could banish criminals from the city.

that was pretty nutso.

and ironic.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
maybe he did but couldn't. you see the...

maybe he did but couldn't.

you see the problem with that is once the valuable material of a library is "given away" or "carted off" they're no longer available to the rest of the public who may...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 7th, 2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By i-rui
I should have one somewhere. I'd sell for the...

I should have one somewhere. I'd sell for the same as owc. Located near islington & the 401.

Pm me if you want to set something up.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 6th, 2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
Apologies if it's already been posted but I'm not...

Apologies if it's already been posted but I'm not going to go wade through the back-and-forth to find out.

The CBC aired a segment on the library closings. they also have this on their website:
...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 6th, 2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By i-rui
5770s should not be $400. do you mean 5870? i...

5770s should not be $400. do you mean 5870? i recently picked up a second mac pro with a 5870. i might be willing to sell it depending on where you're located....

the other option would be to get...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 5th, 2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
the tyee is quoting scientists who understandably...

the tyee is quoting scientists who understandably do not want to be named. surely this deserves more investigation and clarification from the government on exactly what has happened.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 5th, 2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
i'll echo what mrjimmy has asked. do you have a...

i'll echo what mrjimmy has asked. do you have a link?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 5th, 2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
agreed. it's really deplorable. we need to know...

agreed. it's really deplorable. we need to know why the government would do such a thing. I hope more media outlets jump on the story and get to the bottom of why this happened.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 27th, 2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,953
Posted By i-rui
2010 macbook pro's also had GPU issues and apple...

2010 macbook pro's also had GPU issues and apple was fixing them up to 3 years after purchase date:

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010): Intermittent black screen or loss of video...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 26th, 2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By i-rui
Yes, you can upgrade the processors on the 4,1...

Yes, you can upgrade the processors on the 4,1 and 5,1 models. It's actually pretty straight forward on the single processor 4,1 and both single & dual processor 5,1 models.

The dual processor 4,1...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 26th, 2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,998
Posted By i-rui
yes. damn liberals with their freezing rain!!!! ...

yes. damn liberals with their freezing rain!!!!

i thought they campaigned on "no more ice storms"?
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 26th, 2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,026
Posted By i-rui
i would buy a 1,1 for $200 just on principle....

i would buy a 1,1 for $200 just on principle. Don't need one, but it's certainly worth more than $200 for a stock configuration.

$400 is a fair price for the base 2006 model IMO. I have seen them...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 23rd, 2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By i-rui
when apple announced the new mac pro i was in the...

when apple announced the new mac pro i was in the same position. i researched all my options and decided that a 5,1 would be the best fit for my needs.

i just received 2 X 5660 processors to...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 23rd, 2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,026
Posted By i-rui
there is a way to hack 10.8 or 10.9 onto first...

there is a way to hack 10.8 or 10.9 onto first gen mac pros. someone posted a link to a macrumours thread that discusses it. do a search and it should turn up.

they're still solid machines and...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 23rd, 2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By i-rui
i wouldn't be shocked if it happened (with apple...

i wouldn't be shocked if it happened (with apple these days making questionable decisions) but i don't think there's any technical reasons it would happen. post 2008 mac pros are 64 bit efi, and the...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 23rd, 2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By i-rui
there are mac versions of the 680 and 7950....

there are mac versions of the 680 and 7950. however a stock pc card will also work minus the boot screen (i think 10.8.4 would be needed for the drivers). if someone needed a 4gb or larger vram card...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 23rd, 2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By i-rui
well that's good news, but if you actually look...

well that's good news, but if you actually look at the AMD promo page and dissect what they're comparing I think you'd find that the quadro they're comparing to their firepro card is actually no...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 23rd, 2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
it isn't the first time i've said it because I...

it isn't the first time i've said it because I see gay rights as a civil rights issue.

racist remarks aren't against the law unless they're deemed hate speech. I would protect a racist's right to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 23rd, 2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
again, his rights weren't violated. also i'm not...

again, his rights weren't violated. also i'm not sure why you would "protect" his rights "over" special interest groups or a corporation. They all have rights, and they're all exercising them.

I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 22nd, 2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
no. i never claimed i was. i said "most likely",...

no. i never claimed i was. i said "most likely", as in it's pretty standard stuff in the entertainment industry :





yes. he is free to practice his religion, and he is free to say what he...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 22nd, 2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
more than likely his contract includes clauses...

more than likely his contract includes clauses that allow A&E to dismiss him if he doesn't adhere to a certain code of conduct or expectation of the broadcaster. It is pretty common in the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 21st, 2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
Ok great. So then everything is playing out as it...

Ok great. So then everything is playing out as it should.

:)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 21st, 2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
i don't watch the show and i'm not familiar with...

i don't watch the show and i'm not familiar with any of the cast. I can't comment on how intelligent or hateful he is.

but i can form an opinion on his comments. IMO they were both stupid and...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 21st, 2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
of course not. i certainly have never suggested...

of course not. i certainly have never suggested it is,



again, never said that. in fact i have already defended his right to be and say stupid things.



i agree whole heartedly! 100%! In...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 21st, 2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
i never said the bible was the origin of slavery ...

i never said the bible was the origin of slavery



by some, yes. that doesn't discount that others used it to justify it.

there are some who could (and do) point to passages in the bible to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 21st, 2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
religion has often been used to clothe hate. you...

religion has often been used to clothe hate. you may not be aware but the bible was used to justify slavery.

The theory of evolution What scientists believe it is and isn`t...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 21st, 2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
First off let me say that I defend the rights of...

First off let me say that I defend the rights of idiots to say stupid stuff. So he should have (and does) the legal right to say this nonsense.

If you're asking what I find to be the worst of his...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 21st, 2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
Just out of curiosity if those who are defending...

Just out of curiosity if those who are defending this bozo would be doing the same if he said that black people are inferior to white people? If he pushed for segregation and was anti-interracial...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 21st, 2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
these are silly comments. no one is arresting or...

these are silly comments. no one is arresting or charging him with a crime. he is allowed to say whatever he wants.

but freedom of speech is a 2 way street, so others are free to voice there...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 20th, 2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
not really : MSNBC fires Baldwin over...

not really :

MSNBC fires Baldwin over anti-gay slurs | Page Six (http://pagesix.com/2013/11/26/msnbc-fires-alec-baldwin/)



but Baldwin is actually pro-gay rights (homophobic slurs aside),...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 20th, 2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,825
Posted By i-rui
does this mean ZZTop has split up?

does this mean ZZTop has split up?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 19th, 2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
i think it's wonderful that we now have to refer...

i think it's wonderful that we now have to refer to what "page" something is on in this man's apologies.

how much of a screw up can one man become? it's next level.....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 19th, 2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
before or after he has another "jesus"...

before or after he has another "jesus" moment?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 19th, 2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
it's getting hard to keep track of all the...

it's getting hard to keep track of all the apologies....
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 19th, 2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By i-rui
i guess this is what apple is betting on, but...

i guess this is what apple is betting on, but what applications are moving this way? adobe is pushing CUDA.

FCP is the what apple is hoping the pro market moves to with the new mac pros, but...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 19th, 2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By i-rui
here's a comparison between a gtx titan and a...

here's a comparison between a gtx titan and a w9000 firepro (which the apple gpu is based on):

Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan compare AMD FirePro W9000 GPU...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 19th, 2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By i-rui
more extrapolation than speculation. there are...

more extrapolation than speculation. there are already PC benchmarks for all of the hardware. Any differences will be minimal.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 19th, 2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By i-rui
out of the box perhaps, but i'm sure there's some...

out of the box perhaps, but i'm sure there's some custom upgraded 5,1 mac pro's that would be better (dual X5690s should outperform the top end 12 core new mac pro in CPU benchmarks and dual 680's or...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 19th, 2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By i-rui
i'd argue that most will see better performance...

i'd argue that most will see better performance (and miles better value) from the top nvidia cards since they have CUDA support. i suppose if one absolutely needed firepro cards then i could see the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 19th, 2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
...and all without an ounce of credibility or...

...and all without an ounce of credibility or integrity!
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 19th, 2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By i-rui
for those who need (or want) the bleeding edge it...

for those who need (or want) the bleeding edge it would be hugely beneficial to go from 12 cores to 24 cores, as in twice the CPU rendering power.



i couldn't disagree more. i could build a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 19th, 2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
he specifically stated "this case".

he specifically stated "this case".
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 19th, 2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By i-rui
north of $10,000 after tax for a fully decked out...

north of $10,000 after tax for a fully decked out Mac Pro.

ouch.

the sad thing is there is no more dual processor mac pros. for those really looking for the bleeding edge they'll have to look...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 19th, 2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
Dale clearly stated he would drop legal action if...

Dale clearly stated he would drop legal action if Ford retracted his claims and offered a full apology.

There was no "odds" he evaded. He capitulated to Dale's demands to avoid going to trial.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 19th, 2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
only because he has no integrity and his...

only because he has no integrity and his reputation is already in tatters.

hard to "damage" those things when they're already beyond repair.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 19th, 2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
I heard last night that they also apologized to...

I heard last night that they also apologized to Dale and promised never to air that segment of the interview again, and from what I understand Dale accepted their apology.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 19th, 2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
If Ford had any integrity he wouldn't have lied. ...

If Ford had any integrity he wouldn't have lied.
numerous times.
about pretty much everything.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 17th, 2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
no, Ford's half-assed apology is not going to cut...

no, Ford's half-assed apology is not going to cut it :

Daniel Dale Says Rob Ford’s Statement “Didn’t Come Close” | politics | Torontoist...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 17th, 2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
The police already investigated the incident....

The police already investigated the incident. They found that there was no evidence that Dale did any of what Ford claimed he was doing. To be specific, he was not leering over his fence, nor taking...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 17th, 2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
agreed. hopefully one day the...

agreed.



hopefully one day the Conservatives will become more reasonable.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 17th, 2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
wonderful blog on the many broken promises and...

wonderful blog on the many broken promises and lies of Rob Ford :

The Grid TO | The Keenan Wire (http://www.thegridto.com/blog/?a=thekeenanwire)

the man has the integrity of a broken condom.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 17th, 2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
Harris was my boogieman.

Harris was my boogieman.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 17th, 2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
it's been well established that food bank use is...

it's been well established that food bank use is at record highs in this country. while i agree that "rich" people aren't coming in for free food, the antidotes posted seemed to imply that many of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 17th, 2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
Perhaps it's not that they're "anti big...

Perhaps it's not that they're "anti big corporation" as much as they're pro middle class.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 17th, 2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
groovetube already said as much : so...

groovetube already said as much :



so no one is denying that it never happens. the point is there is a process that determines eligibility, and it isn't based on how nice someone's clothes are...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 17th, 2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
Ford just apologized to Daniel Dale at council. ...

Ford just apologized to Daniel Dale at council.

"I certainly did not intend to suggest that he is a pedophile. I was merely commenting on the thoughts that went through my mind. I wish to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 16th, 2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
lol. it's hilarious to read you rationalize this....

lol. it's hilarious to read you rationalize this. ignoring that Flaherty's statement in his letter included :



that isn't "clarification", that's "politicking".

or how about this :
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 15th, 2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
disagree. we've established that your mantra of...

disagree. we've established that your mantra of "Federal politicians shouldn't be saying much of anything about municipal politics" is actually more of a loose guideline.

Our differences lie in...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 15th, 2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
so you do think there are scenario's where this...

so you do think there are scenario's where this doesn't apply :



in which case i agree. Hard & fast "rules" seldom account for all instances in the real world.

There are a multitude of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 15th, 2013, 02:32 PM
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Posted By i-rui
do Rob Ford's infamous antics & behaviour really...

do Rob Ford's infamous antics & behaviour really qualify as "politics"? I'd say we're well beyond that.



How about when Flaherty scolded Ontario on a tax hike which they never even proposed?
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 15th, 2013, 11:53 AM
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Posted By i-rui
^^yes, that's what i see as the real story. those...

^^yes, that's what i see as the real story. those MPs selfish silence make them complicit in supporting & enabling the walking train-wreck of Rob Ford.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 13th, 2013, 09:54 AM
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Posted By i-rui
when i sell on ebay i only use fixed pricing,...

when i sell on ebay i only use fixed pricing, that way i can work in the ebay fees and still sell for what i feel the value of the item is. ebay does take a chunk of the final sale price, but their...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 12th, 2013, 06:12 PM
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Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
Doug Ford making it rain in a public housing...

Doug Ford making it rain in a public housing complex :

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/doug-ford-sorry-for-handing-out-cash-will-stick-to-gift-cards-1.2461797
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 12th, 2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By i-rui
yes, the original Mac Pro is still a very capable...

yes, the original Mac Pro is still a very capable machine. It's a shame Apple decided to strand it to 10.7

from what i understand Apple could have released a firmware upgrade to rewrite its 32 bit...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 11th, 2013, 01:23 PM
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Posted By i-rui
i think all we're saying is it would just be nice...

i think all we're saying is it would just be nice if he was house trained...

you know, with him being mayor and all...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 11th, 2013, 10:05 AM
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Posted By i-rui
how dare the media report the truth!

how dare the media report the truth!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 10th, 2013, 06:22 PM
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Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
Imagine if Ford had enough class & dignity to not...

Imagine if Ford had enough class & dignity to not imply it!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 10th, 2013, 10:42 AM
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Posted By i-rui
yes, they could arrest you for possession if...

yes, they could arrest you for possession if those packages contained something that was illegal. as i said before a high priced lawyer would most likely get someone off in those circumstances, but...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 10th, 2013, 10:34 AM
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Posted By i-rui
they had reasonable grounds to search his vehicle...

they had reasonable grounds to search his vehicle after Lisi dropped off suspicious packages. if they had found illegal drugs, then that would have warranted arrest. I'm sure a high priced lawyer...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 10th, 2013, 10:18 AM
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Posted By i-rui
oh, i definitely think there's a case to be made...

oh, i definitely think there's a case to be made they bungled the surveillance and missed opportunities where they could have searched his vehicle.

but I doubt you're honestly making the assertion...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 10th, 2013, 09:48 AM
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Posted By i-rui
police are "out to get" criminals....funny how...

police are "out to get" criminals....funny how that works....
Forum: Classifieds Dec 9th, 2013, 12:09 PM
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Posted By i-rui
mac2sell overprices mac pro's anyways, so their...

mac2sell overprices mac pro's anyways, so their quotes are useless. worse than useless because they may give a false sense of value to the seller.

i sold an 8 core 2.26 a few months ago for $1200....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 9th, 2013, 12:04 PM
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Posted By i-rui
I can't wait until Olivia Chow gets elected in...

I can't wait until Olivia Chow gets elected in and Ford Nation's collective head explodes.

they'll deserve it for backing this loser through and through.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 7th, 2013, 04:55 PM
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Posted By i-rui
the programs should still be there for those who...

the programs should still be there for those who qualify.

but i imagine that would be a lot less then there currently are if the minimum wage was raised to a more reasonable level..
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 7th, 2013, 04:22 PM
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Posted By i-rui
why? you were just complaining about the...

why? you were just complaining about the government subsidizing business with social programs. raise the wage paid to these employees and the burden is shifted from the government (who can't afford...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 7th, 2013, 01:41 PM
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Views: 566,147
Posted By i-rui
isn't that part of the argument for raising the...

isn't that part of the argument for raising the minimum wage?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 5th, 2013, 03:29 PM
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Posted By i-rui
he's stopped the murder gravy train!! ...

he's stopped the murder gravy train!!

(unfortunately the crack gravy train is running 24/7)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 4th, 2013, 11:22 PM
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Posted By i-rui
i thought it was pretty good. you can keep it...

i thought it was pretty good. you can keep it going....

"did i try to buy back the crack video?...probably....in one of my heroin stupors"
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 2nd, 2013, 01:07 PM
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Posted By i-rui
thought this was an interesting watch : ...

thought this was an interesting watch :

Toronto?s Watergate? - Newsana (http://www.newsana.com/live/rob-ford-torontos-watergate)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 2nd, 2013, 12:45 PM
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Posted By i-rui
at least they finally killed off the governor. ...

at least they finally killed off the governor.

thank god
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 2nd, 2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
a more apt comparison would be Charlie Sheen....

a more apt comparison would be Charlie Sheen. People still want to take pictures with him because his behaviour has made him infamous, and people want the keepsake for social media.

Rob Ford is...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 25th, 2013, 05:21 PM
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Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
he (still) only has one vote on council. things...

he (still) only has one vote on council. things haven't really changed.

i'm sure you think that you're better off with Ford, but you may be missing the fact that this .5% tax hike is the first of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 25th, 2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
the audacity of Ford to criticize a tax hike...

the audacity of Ford to criticize a tax hike above 2% when it's HIS subway plan that will be hiking the tax an additional .5% is outrageous.

can someone explain to this crackhead that when you add...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 23rd, 2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
lets be honest here, a burning tire would be a...

lets be honest here, a burning tire would be a better mayor than Ford. The idea that there isn't great candidates out there is silly. There's plenty, all of whom are light years better than Ford.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 22nd, 2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
http://thechronicleherald.ca/sites/default/files/i...

http://thechronicleherald.ca/sites/default/files/imagecache/ch_article_main_image/bm_cartoon/Brucex22%20RGB_6.jpg
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 21st, 2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
Its now costing Toronto more to borrow money...

Its now costing Toronto more to borrow money amid the ongoing scandal surrounding Mayor Rob Ford.

Video: Ford scandal could hurt Toronto...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 21st, 2013, 09:53 AM
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Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
http://i.imgur.com/J6LdUIJ.gif ...

http://i.imgur.com/J6LdUIJ.gif

http://cdn.thegridto.com/wp-content/uploads/528ce6a358743-rob-ford.jpg
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 20th, 2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24,194
Views: 1,084,826
Posted By i-rui
well, to be exact it is the presumption of...

well, to be exact it is the presumption of innocence that absolutely needs to be respected in our judicial system (and it has in this case), but that is very different than the court of public...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 20th, 2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24,194
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Posted By i-rui
that doesn't exonerate him, it simply establishes...

that doesn't exonerate him, it simply establishes that at this time the RCMP investigator is not aware of any evidence that involves him. That could change as the investigation (and possible trials)...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 20th, 2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
so this is the "health professional" that RoFo is...

so this is the "health professional" that RoFo is getting to help him with his issues :

Rob Ford fitness consultant a convicted steroid trafficker, banned from coaching in Canada | National Post...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 20th, 2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
yes, she has the patience of Job.

yes, she has the patience of Job.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 20th, 2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 167,601
Posted By i-rui
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