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Forum: Anything Mac Aug 20th, 2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By Britnell
Thumbs up New iMac

Since my first Mac, a Plus way back when, I've always tended to buy a Mac that I could do some tinkering with. I adored the 7600 for letting me drop in a daughter card, upgrade the cache, increase...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 12th, 2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,349
Posted By Britnell
Future shop

Why not buy from a Mac retailer such as Carbon Computing? They know more about the product and what else is available. They will not give you "oh, you need Windows for that" line.

Future Shop tech...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 23rd, 2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 12,904
Posted By Britnell
I will be voting for Ford. I would much rather...

I will be voting for Ford. I would much rather have him as mayor, than as a cabinet minister. If he fails in his attempt at City Hall, he will run for the Hudak Conservatives. Since he will probably...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,555
Posted By Britnell
Dammit, I wish people and companies would get off...

Dammit, I wish people and companies would get off the automatic social networking **** and let some of us paranoid people not have to worry about the entire world knowing what we drank and what we...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 11th, 2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Britnell
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 11th, 2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Britnell
I use the BB for business, and the security that...

I use the BB for business, and the security that BB has is more important to me than having a fun device. Lord knows I love my Mac, but I'm not running out to buy a product that will not do what is...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 11th, 2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Britnell
Really? I have not even opened that app as I am...

Really? I have not even opened that app as I am about as creative as a sleeping cat.

Thanks for the 411
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 7th, 2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,682
Posted By Britnell
Ummmm, I think you need to rethink your approach....

Ummmm, I think you need to rethink your approach. Socialism is socialism. If people come together willingly, it is still socialism.

Just as if you live in a capitalist society but don't agree with...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 7th, 2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Britnell
Making Ringtones...

I have a BlackBerry and would like to convert part of song into ringtones for it. From my iTunes.

There seem to be several utilities for converting a song into an iPhone format.

Anyone have a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 4th, 2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,682
Posted By Britnell
You are absolutely correct is saying that the...

You are absolutely correct is saying that the private sector would do a better job of delivering the main in a more efficient manner. Which means that Toronto and Montreal would probably get 2X a day...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 4th, 2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,682
Posted By Britnell
While I agree that there are no pure capitalist...

While I agree that there are no pure capitalist or communist countries in the world, I strongly disagree with your suggestion that all countries are socialist.

Canada has a mixed economy, with a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 25th, 2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,295
Posted By Britnell
The guy was born in Canada. He should at least be...

The guy was born in Canada. He should at least be let in with a visitor's visa.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 25th, 2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 20,168
Posted By Britnell
The census data and the long form are critical to...

The census data and the long form are critical to ensure that policy makers are making correct decisions. While some may rant and rave about how it is none of the government's business, the reality...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 14th, 2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,701
Posted By Britnell
I've always been of the mind that multifunction...

I've always been of the mind that multifunction machines don't do anything well.

I have a Brother laser printer and am very happy with it. I get the reman toner cartridges at Newegg for about half...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 24th, 2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,560
Posted By Britnell
Fwiw

I recently purchased 2 Rosewell USB 2/FW400/FW800/ESATA drive enclosures. They look like they were designed to sit beside a "cheese grater" Mac. Easy to assemble. I had a little trouble at first and...
Forum: Anything Mac May 27th, 2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,385
Posted By Britnell
That is very cool. Perfect!

That is very cool. Perfect!
Forum: Anything Mac May 26th, 2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,468
Posted By Britnell
Personally, I favour Carbon Computing. For small...

Personally, I favour Carbon Computing. For small stuff that I need in a hurry, I either buy at the Apple Store at Sherway (although my brother buys me stuff from the Apple store at Yorkdale) or from...
Forum: Anything Mac May 8th, 2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By Britnell
I just picked up 2 quad interface (USB...

I just picked up 2 quad interface (USB 2/FW400/FW800/SATA) enclosures from Newegg.ca as I needed to yank my drives out of a dead G5 and have them available for a mini.
Newegg.ca - Rosewill...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 3rd, 2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,312
Posted By Britnell
My G5 recently has shown almost the exact same...

My G5 recently has shown almost the exact same problem, except it will not boot from any disk or DVD. It is now an extremely huge external firewire drive. All the drives show up fine in Firewire...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 3rd, 2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By Britnell
I am on sympatico, so I am forced to use Hotmail....

I am on sympatico, so I am forced to use Hotmail. I've had various versions of the OS, several different Macs and have never had an issue.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 11th, 2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By Britnell
Dalton is correct this time

Hudak will make a bit of noise for the media, but not much. Until the legislature is prorogued the two PC members that staged the anti-HST sit in are not allowed to sit in the legislature, they are...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 11th, 2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,589
Posted By Britnell
The "fee" goes into general tax revenues. Thank...

The "fee" goes into general tax revenues. Thank Dalton for another tax.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 25th, 2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Britnell
Human failings are not limited by political...

Human failings are not limited by political ideology.

What makes it worse for one party or another, is the expectations of their peers. Republicans and Conservatives tend to promote "family...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 7th, 2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,302
Posted By Britnell
I somehow doubt it.

I somehow doubt it.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 7th, 2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,302
Posted By Britnell
Froggy, In your experience, do women with...

Froggy,

In your experience, do women with elf type ears make better lovers than women with regular human ears?
Forum: Info Centre Jul 11th, 2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By Britnell
Funny, it happened only the one day, and only on...

Funny, it happened only the one day, and only on this site. I'm confident that it was site related as all the pop ups had to do with macword.

No pop ups today.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 11th, 2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,511
Posted By Britnell
Harper has several closeted gay men in positions...

Harper has several closeted gay men in positions of authority near him, or so the rumours go.

But for public consumption, and to keep the neo-cons and social cons happy Harper is forced to take a...
Forum: Info Centre Jul 6th, 2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By Britnell
Why the pop ups on this site?

Suddenly, this site seems to be the pop up centre of the universe. Everytime I click on a forum link I get a pop up.

I understand that this site is not really "free", but I've had 20 pop ups since...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 14th, 2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,304
Posted By Britnell
How do you do that?

How do you do that?
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 13th, 2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,304
Posted By Britnell
Dear Britnell, Thank you for contacting...

Dear Britnell,

Thank you for contacting Garmin International.

I am sorry for the troubles. The engineers have discovered that it is a
Windows plugin called Flip4Mac that is causing the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 12th, 2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,104
Posted By Britnell
What planet are you on? What veiled (not vailed)...

What planet are you on? What veiled (not vailed) attacks and what secret plan to gain the Klan vote?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 12th, 2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,047
Posted By Britnell
There are few free hotspots. Williams Coffee Pub...

There are few free hotspots. Williams Coffee Pub is usually free, and a number of bars I know are free, but require a password.

If you have a GPS, check out POIfriend.com: Free GPS POI (Point of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 11th, 2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,104
Posted By Britnell
I think you are correct. Hudak is very much "back...

I think you are correct. Hudak is very much "back to the future" with the rewind to a new Common Sense Revolution with many of the players from the Harris years back. While many of the right wing...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 11th, 2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,868
Posted By Britnell
I have a Garmin 265T and I'm happy how I can use...

I have a Garmin 265T and I'm happy how I can use it with my MacBook.

But I will say that despite having the "latest" map updates from Garmin, there are large sections of Brampton that are not in...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 10th, 2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,500
Posted By Britnell
Well, then vote for Tim Hudak for PC Leader in...

Well, then vote for Tim Hudak for PC Leader in Ontario then vote for him in 2011. Tim is running on bringing back the Common Sense Revolution, and much of the team that ran it the first time.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,304
Posted By Britnell
Thanks, but it does not work. Although the...

Thanks, but it does not work. Although the "tweeks" was added to the menu, the "top site" is grayed out.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,304
Posted By Britnell
No crashes so far, but I HATE top site. Any idea...

No crashes so far, but I HATE top site. Any idea of how to turn it off when you start up Safari?

The last thing I want is to open Safari on my laptop and have every schmuck see what our company...
Forum: Anything Mac May 15th, 2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By Britnell
Key features...

Key features (http://www.lemkesoft.com/xd/public/content/index._cGlkPTE3MA_.html)

$30 USD
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 15th, 2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By Britnell
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 11th, 2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By Britnell
Rogers Cable Question

The digs I'm in now provide Rogers HD for free. I've noticed that some HD monitors at Tiger Direct have HDMI jacks. Would it be possible to jack the monitor into the HDMI jack of the Rogers box and...
Forum: Anything Mac May 5th, 2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,938
Posted By Britnell
Cyber Dog

Cyber Dog
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 29th, 2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By Britnell
Thumbs down Tech Tool Pro

I've been using TT since it first appeared as freeware way way back when. I remember I lost most of my data when I upgraded to TT Pro 3.0.

I skipped the first release of TT Pro 4, but went for the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 29th, 2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By Britnell
If you are serious about clean air, I am selling...

If you are serious about clean air, I am selling whole home air cleaners that outperform HEPA. The electrostatic filter is permanent, and you only have to replace the activated carbon filter when the...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 29th, 2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,730
Posted By Britnell
I have a refurb Netgear that I got from Tiger...

I have a refurb Netgear that I got from Tiger Direct for under $40. Works well.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 27th, 2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,713
Posted By Britnell
I take it you suffer from myopia. Democracy...

I take it you suffer from myopia.

Democracy is about the exchange of ideas, the ability to hear and be heard on the political stage. Democracy is not about supporting YOUR party, it is about...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 27th, 2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,713
Posted By Britnell
Given that the tax deduction on political...

Given that the tax deduction on political donations is the highest possible, it IS your tax money propping up the political parties. It does not matter if the money is "raised" by a slick fundraising...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 27th, 2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,713
Posted By Britnell
Not true at all. The Liberals brought in the...

Not true at all.

The Liberals brought in the legislation to stop corporate and union fundraising from dominating federal politics.

Take a look south of the boarder. While some of you seem to be...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 26th, 2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,801
Posted By Britnell
What do you want to use a GPS for? Different...

What do you want to use a GPS for? Different products for different uses.

FWIW, I have a Garmin 250 nuvi and find it is pretty damn good.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 26th, 2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,226
Posted By Britnell
I never buy an extended warranty from Future...

I never buy an extended warranty from Future Shop. Ever. On some products, the salesman makes more commission from the warranty than from the product. And when it comes to service, the Future Shop...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 26th, 2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,394
Posted By Britnell
Currently G5 with 128 meg ATI 9800 pro

A cheap Windows box would probably not run games very well, and I have no desire to spend that much cash on a Windows machine simply for a few games.

Really, I was looking for an informed opinion...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 24th, 2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,394
Posted By Britnell
iMac, any good for gaming?

I will probably have to bite the bullet and upgrade the "iron" in the new year.

Is the iMac a viable gaming platform? I'm thinking Doom, Unreal, the new Star Craft, Warcraft.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 23rd, 2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By Britnell
McGuinty once again shows his contempt for the...

McGuinty once again shows his contempt for the application of democracy. Where was the public consultation?

Our economy is in crisis, and this is what the Liberals are paying attention to?

I...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 23rd, 2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,481
Posted By Britnell
Back to the Happy Mac!!! or with the little...

Back to the Happy Mac!!!

or with the little x x for eyes when things did not add up to a boot.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 17th, 2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,518
Posted By Britnell
I'm not waiting for it. Bought a Blackberry in...

I'm not waiting for it. Bought a Blackberry in the spring, and doubt I will switch for a number of years.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 2nd, 2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
Posted By Britnell
Right Honourable for PM, former PM or where noted...

Right Honourable for PM, former PM or where noted above
Honourable for cabinet
Mr./Mrs./Ms. for MP as in Dear. Mr. Turner, M.P.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 13th, 2008, 03:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,924
Posted By Britnell
Harper knows that the Liberals are in no shape to...

Harper knows that the Liberals are in no shape to contest an election, so he is very happy to poke and prod, to make the Liberals look leaderless, adrift, unable to govern. And he is doing a good job...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 5th, 2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,490
Posted By Britnell
When I ordered the package, I went for the free...

When I ordered the package, I went for the free shipping, which is the "will be shipped in 8 days" option. Two days later, I went out of town for the weekend.

I was not expecting the package for 8...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 3rd, 2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By Britnell
I want to fix the hole in my bucket

I want to fix the hole in my bucket
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 3rd, 2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,490
Posted By Britnell
As an update, Apple will refund my money to the...

As an update, Apple will refund my money to the credit card, in 5 to 7 working days. WTF is that? They screwed me on the shipment, now they want to keep my money for an extra week?
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 3rd, 2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,490
Posted By Britnell
Apple Store? NEVER AGAIN

I ordered a product directly from the Apple Canada webstore. 15 days later, I contact Purolator to find out where it is, and it has been sent back to Apple. Apparently they "tried to deliver" on a...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 28th, 2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,952
Posted By Britnell
iSkins are good

I have an iSkin on my iBook and would not use the laptop without it. But I have noticed that the oil from my fingers is transfered to the screen, meaning that once every 6 weeks I have to clean the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 28th, 2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,130
Posted By Britnell
A buddy of mine had a C-64 which I totally...

A buddy of mine had a C-64 which I totally ignored. Then another friend bought an atari, which we played Sun Dog on for hours and hours. Apparently he used it for real things, but I never saw him do...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 9th, 2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Britnell
It is better than some stuff on TV, and if you...

It is better than some stuff on TV, and if you like Sci Fi you will probably enjoy it. It is not as well written as BSG and it does not have the same depth to it that BSG does. Which means that it...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 17th, 2007, 03:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By Britnell
I tried to reinstall from the DVD, and the same...

I tried to reinstall from the DVD, and the same damn think keeps happening. I finally had the bright idea of booting into target mode, and all my files are there.

Yes, I have an external disk for...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 16th, 2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By Britnell
10.5.1 complete data loss

I upgraded on my G4 desktop, and everything went smoothly. Great.

So I upgraded my G4 iBook, and when I rebooted, I was greeted with the pick your country, pick your keyboard, pick etc.

So I...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 29th, 2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,177
Posted By Britnell
On my G4 iBook, everything seems fine with the...

On my G4 iBook, everything seems fine with the upgrade install.

On my G4 1.25 dual things are FUBAB.

A number of 3rd party applications don't work, such as faxSTF, TechTool Pro etc.

I have...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 15th, 2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,809
Posted By Britnell
I take it that you associate the police with...

I take it that you associate the police with being only thugs, and the drug gangs as only needing better understanding and a few more social programmes?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 15th, 2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,809
Posted By Britnell
Trade and aid is not always the option that is...

Trade and aid is not always the option that is available. Why would you want to give the Taliban aid? How can you give the Afghan people aid if the Taliban are still tryng to get power.

There is...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 24th, 2007, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,899
Posted By Britnell
It is not the Dock, but I am addicted to...

It is not the Dock, but I am addicted to DragThing. Great little utility.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 24th, 2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,812
Posted By Britnell
I second the idea of a router. However,...

I second the idea of a router.

However, Swinepatico mail is now through Hotmail. It can be configured to appear to be a POP account, but I have found that I have to surf to the site at least twice...
Forum: Anything Mac May 31st, 2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,217
Posted By Britnell
Anyone know if there is such a beast?

I am looking for an external case that has USB 2 and FW 800.

I've found lots of USB/FW 400 cases, but am looking for FW 800


TIA
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 19th, 2007, 02:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By Britnell
Much adu about nothing. Using proceedure is...

Much adu about nothing.

Using proceedure is nothing new. Anyone with a couple of bucks can buy Bourninot's Rules of Order and get the same information. It really does not take 200 pages.

Using...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 6th, 2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,110
Posted By Britnell
There are some serious questions about the...

There are some serious questions about the Citizen's council. Who the hell are they that they get to decide for me? I don't remember being asked to give my voice up to someone else.

One major...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 6th, 2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,710
Posted By Britnell
I can honestly say, I did not see them killing...

I can honestly say, I did not see them killing her off. Mind you, there has been enough foreshadowing to bring her back, and of course we saw her reach for the ejection lever before we saw the ship...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 5th, 2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,110
Posted By Britnell
Our system is not set up for fixed dates. And...

Our system is not set up for fixed dates. And fixed dates in the US tend to give the incumbent a marked advantage, check out just how often a new congress member gets elected.

A fixed election...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 4th, 2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 21,867
Posted By Britnell
Personally, I don't think we will be seeing a...

Personally, I don't think we will be seeing a spring election. Harper needs to wait until the dust has settled in Quebec, then he has to wait to see what will happen in Ontario. Tory has a much...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 4th, 2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,766
Posted By Britnell
3940 mostly ripped from my CD collection, a few...

3940 mostly ripped from my CD collection, a few from the iTunes store
22.02 gig. I prefer a better quality sound, so I don't compress as much as some do.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 12th, 2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,062
Posted By Britnell
so fast? 148 is just a tad over cruising speed...

so fast? 148 is just a tad over cruising speed going up the 400. Hell, if you are not doing 130, you need to be in the centre lane. Doing 110 on the 400 is almost impossible.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 12th, 2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,651
Posted By Britnell
I am having no problem with Swinepatico's e-mail...

I am having no problem with Swinepatico's e-mail service at the moment. the dotMac account works fine.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 12th, 2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,625
Posted By Britnell
iPod Monday's is free advertising for them. Why...

iPod Monday's is free advertising for them. Why **** off confirmed customers?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 24th, 2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,227
Posted By Britnell
John was a wonderful and kind man. He was far...

John was a wonderful and kind man. He was far more than a "personality". My thoughts go out to him and Sarit.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 23rd, 2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,176
Posted By Britnell
I suggested when intel for Mac chips were...

I suggested when intel for Mac chips were announcec, that it was the beginning of the end for the Macintosh. Why would developers continue to write programmes for the Mac OS if their programmes can...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 18th, 2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,048
Posted By Britnell
Problems 18.01.07

I've had spotty e-mail all day, and have been unable to log into one of the secondary e-mail addresses.

At about 5 PM, I receieved a flood of e-mail, some marked 2am.

Overall, I have very few...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 16th, 2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,673
Posted By Britnell
A few. B5 for myself, 24 for my mother and 6 Feet...

A few. B5 for myself, 24 for my mother and 6 Feet Under for my brother.

I'm tempted to get Lost and the first couple of seasons of the X-Files. I only became a fan 2 or 4 seasons in.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 2nd, 2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By Britnell
May I have a can of diet soda, please, Dr. G?

May I have a can of diet soda, please, Dr. G?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 2nd, 2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,710
Posted By Britnell
I believe Bulldog was a minor plot development...

I believe Bulldog was a minor plot development character. Nothing more.

There will always be something to complain about, but the reality is that one has to remember that one has to have a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 31st, 2006, 06:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,816
Posted By Britnell
No, some Don Messier's Jubilee and a couple of...

No, some Don Messier's Jubilee and a couple of Ann Murry specials, with an annual live performance by Gordon Lightfoot.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 31st, 2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,816
Posted By Britnell
Actually, you are suggesting that Big (American)...

Actually, you are suggesting that Big (American) Business gets to force us what we "want" to see. By eliminating competition, one is left with an monopoly, and a lack of freedom.

Don't think for a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 29th, 2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,816
Posted By Britnell
Question for you: If the CRTC backed off and...

Question for you:

If the CRTC backed off and no longer allowed the "evil" simulcasting that you hate, just how would the Canadian broadcaster's make any money?

The Canadian broadcasters have...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 28th, 2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,816
Posted By Britnell
What, you don't like "Little Mosque on the...

What, you don't like "Little Mosque on the Prairie?

Like it or not, without the CRTC there would be no Canadian entertainment industry. And who would regulate the various frequencies?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 27th, 2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,287
Posted By Britnell
They are obviously either Klingon, or have a...

They are obviously either Klingon, or have a desire to meet Worf.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 27th, 2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,217
Posted By Britnell
Dell is a brand I stay away from, for everything....

Dell is a brand I stay away from, for everything. Same with MDG.

I just picked up a Samsung 20" LCD and am surprised at how good the LCD's have become. And unlike for the PC, the monitor is plug...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 18th, 2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,388
Posted By Britnell
Everything seems to stem from one source. The...

Everything seems to stem from one source. The amout of humans on the planet. Get rid of the US, China, India, Indonesia and Ireland (we have to keep the Scots because of their whiskey) and watch what...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 18th, 2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,367
Posted By Britnell
I'm with ING. But the important part is to shop...

I'm with ING. But the important part is to shop around. Certainly try a Broker, but also shop around yourself. I was with the CAA for a while, but they are not the least expensive.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 13th, 2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,835
Posted By Britnell
I'm surprised. Personally, I don't use electric,...

I'm surprised. Personally, I don't use electric, but I am will remember this commercial!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 13th, 2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,850
Posted By Britnell
Mulroney and Diefenbaker were Progressive...

Mulroney and Diefenbaker were Progressive Conservatives. Harper is a Reform -> Conservative (not a PC)

To suggest that you can "tar" Harper with Mulroney simply means that you have not been paying...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 13th, 2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,558
Posted By Britnell
Expert Mouse

Kensington Expert Mouse, which is a track ball, with scroll wheel and 4 buttons.

I started using one in the 80's on a friend's Fat Mac, and was hooked.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 13th, 2006, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,826
Posted By Britnell
MS is such a pain in the A** . If I did not have...

MS is such a pain in the A** . If I did not have to share files with corporate PC users, I would be very happy to stick to other software solutions.

Can I say that I am disappointed that WP Mac is...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 11th, 2005, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,465
Posted By Britnell
Vote early, Vote often

http://www.forbes.com/technology/2005/02/11/cx_jp_0211polldujour.html


you know who to vote for!!!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 7th, 2005, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,315
Posted By Britnell
If your car stereo has an audio in jack, use...

If your car stereo has an audio in jack, use that.

I have an iTrip, and am happy with it. But finding a single FM Frequency in the GTA is very difficult. And finding a "clear" freqency while...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 3rd, 2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,982
Posted By Britnell
I'm a Mac user, have been since the mid 80's, and...

I'm a Mac user, have been since the mid 80's, and I've been a member of the PC Party since the late 70's.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 30th, 2005, 04:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,891
Posted By Britnell
don't give up too soon

Cats take a while to get use to changes and new family members. Don't give up on everyone getting along just yet. It may take 2 to 3 months for everyone to settle in. Make sure the existing kitties...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 12th, 2005, 06:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,894
Posted By Britnell
I would love to be able to play...

Doom 3, but there is no way I'm spending over 3 K for a game. It requires a 2.5 G5.

Sorry, but I just picked up Command and Conquer over Christmas, and it plays just fine on my dual MDD
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 12th, 2005, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,890
Posted By Britnell
love it or hate it

Office lives on my G4 and iBook. I need to be able to send excel and word files to the office. There is no way anyone there would "convert" from a Mac file. And there is too much data and...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 12th, 2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,339
Posted By Britnell
I'm not interested, but my guess is that with the...

I'm not interested, but my guess is that with the new mini out, you will only be able to get $300 or so. Just my guess.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 29th, 2004, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,818
Posted By Britnell
Post I have an iSkinz for both my home G4 and my...

I have an iSkinz for both my home G4 and my iBook. Given the amount of cat hair in my place, I find that they are a necessary evil. Not that I have any issues with them, they do exactly what they say...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 29th, 2004, 09:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,825
Posted By Britnell
Post My mom & brother gave me a U2 Edition iPod. To...

My mom & brother gave me a U2 Edition iPod. To heck with fixing the car tape player now!
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 29th, 2004, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,730
Posted By Britnell
Post I have thought for years that Apple needed a...

I have thought for years that Apple needed a headless iMac. I have very fond memories of my LC 475.

Hopefully, if true, there will be upgrade paths for the video card and more than 1 RAM slot.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 21st, 2004, 03:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,853
Posted By Britnell
Post Personally, I fail to see how complaining that...

Personally, I fail to see how complaining that the current US government is increasing the deficit and the debt is America Bashing. The last time I checked, a sound fiscal policy was the cornerstone...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 21st, 2004, 03:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,297
Posted By Britnell
Post While I certainly do not agree with Shrub's...

While I certainly do not agree with Shrub's politics, we have to realize that he is the guy that sits in the Office of the President of the United States, and is not just the political leader, but...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 21st, 2004, 03:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,144
Posted By Britnell
Post FWIW, for me, continuing to support Carbon makes...

FWIW, for me, continuing to support Carbon makes more sense than running to Apple.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 12th, 2004, 11:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,809
Posted By Britnell
Post I have a nonaddictive personality. But when...

I have a nonaddictive personality.

But when I open a packet of PEZ, I can't seem to eat just one!
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 31st, 2004, 02:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,968
Posted By Britnell
Post Not a bad looking machine. But I still think...

Not a bad looking machine.

But I still think that Apple needs to make a headless pizza box, for people that already have a display or are switching or want a larger CRT.

Personally, I think an...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 31st, 2004, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,452
Posted By Britnell
Post Looking to kill someone? Remember the actor that...

Looking to kill someone? Remember the actor that was fooling around one day on set, put a gun loaded with blanks to his head, and blew his brains out by accident?

The Wad comes out of the gun at...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 31st, 2004, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,015
Posted By Britnell
Post The commission on 1 "e-machines" is the same as...

The commission on 1 "e-machines" is the same as the commission on 3 or4 Macs.

From the sales weasles POV, the piece of crap computer puts $$ in his/her pockets. And a Mac will not generate a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 31st, 2004, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Britnell
Post D/C the firewire did not change the behavior. ...

D/C the firewire did not change the behavior.

<sigh>
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 28th, 2004, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Britnell
Post G4 dual 1.25 MDD Panther, fresh install, up to...

G4 dual 1.25 MDD
Panther, fresh install, up to date updates
apple supplied stock 80 gig internal HD
WD internal ATA 120 gig drive
18 gig UW drive
4 gig UW SCSI drive.
external FW drive.

I've...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 28th, 2004, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Britnell
Post When I select a drive, then do the command I to...

When I select a drive, then do the command I to get info, Finder quits.

I want to index my drives, but can't.

any ideas?
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 21st, 2004, 12:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,944
Posted By Britnell
Post Oh the days of Disinfectant and the evil WDEF ...

Oh the days of Disinfectant and the evil WDEF


I use virex and have for over 5 years.

I occasionally come across an attachment that has a known trojan/virus attached it, generally from someone...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 21st, 2004, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,453
Posted By Britnell
Post [quote]I got a Pioneer DVR-107 8X DVD+/-RW...

[quote]I got a Pioneer DVR-107 8X DVD+/-RW (Black) OEM for $125.00 at Canada Computers. And now, it's going for $115.00!

Go for it!

(or, you can get it for for $109.00 (white) at this small...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 18th, 2004, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,037
Posted By Britnell
Post 1.25 MDD G4 Panther, updated

1.25 MDD G4

Panther, updated
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 17th, 2004, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,037
Posted By Britnell
Post I've reformated my HD (zero all data) and did a...

I've reformated my HD (zero all data) and did a clean reinstalll of Panther.

Now, the computer will not wake from sleep.

Any ideas?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 17th, 2004, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By Britnell
Post Try as I might, I could not save the disk. I tokk...

Try as I might, I could not save the disk. I tokk it to mac doc, and they could not recover the files I needeed, nor would DW work for him as wll.

thanks for the advice./


Norton is now...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 15th, 2004, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By Britnell
Post I should have known better to run Norton...

I should have known better to run Norton Utilities.

My boot drive has disappeared, and I cannot get it to mount. I've run Disk Warrior, and it keeps telling me that OSX services prevents the new...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 5th, 2004, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By Britnell
Post I'm supporting John Tory for leadership of the...

I'm supporting John Tory for leadership of the Ontario PC Party.

If anyone would like more information, or would like to support John, please visit his website:

www.toryforontario.com...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 28th, 2004, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,924
Posted By Britnell
Post I've kissed Carol Pope.

I've kissed Carol Pope.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 28th, 2004, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,641
Posted By Britnell
Post Paid in full means paid in full. You are...

Paid in full means paid in full.

You are being ripped off.

Don't deal with this business again.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 20th, 2004, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,576
Posted By Britnell
Post If you are in Buffalo, and like/love wing, you...

If you are in Buffalo, and like/love wing, you must visit the Anchor Bar. The Anchor bar is actually a family owned Italian eatery that has jazz on the weekends. It is not upscale, but can be fun.
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 7th, 2004, 01:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,302
Posted By Britnell
Post All this burger talk made me hungry. So I...

All this burger talk made me hungry.

So I went to Zet's up on Airport Road.

The Zet Burger is a double (5 oz each) burger with cheeze and bacon, plus whatever you want on it.

Hard to take a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 7th, 2004, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Britnell
Post http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=74...

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=74&e=3&u=/cmp/20040702/tc_cmp/22103407
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 7th, 2004, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By Britnell
Post Wow, the links on that site brought back...

Wow, the links on that site brought back memories.

I can't belive that UFO and Space 1999 was done so long ago.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 6th, 2004, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By Britnell
Post What Bill and Microsoft could not do, the US...

What Bill and Microsoft could not do, the US congress might...

from my CATO institute mailing list:]


New Legislation Could Kill iPod

"Apple's sleek digital audio device is one of the most...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 3rd, 2004, 01:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,766
Posted By Britnell
Post Korean car makers do not put an emphasis on long...

Korean car makers do not put an emphasis on long engine life. Stay away from the Hyundai.

If you are going to put 50K/year on, I would suggest a 6 cylinder and remember to change the oil every 3...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 3rd, 2004, 02:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,267
Posted By Britnell
Post ROTFLMAO More like some failed politician...

ROTFLMAO

More like some failed politician that suddenly has a terrible backache from all the knives sticking out...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 3rd, 2004, 02:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,270
Posted By Britnell
Post I was waiting for Bruce to pull out a shotgun......

I was waiting for Bruce to pull out a shotgun... LOL

Very entertaining film, nice "moral" plot line, not just mindless action.

Great set up for the next Spiderman.

Effects are getting...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 29th, 2004, 01:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,267
Posted By Britnell
Post I'm pretty darn sure that I picked a Liberal...

I'm pretty darn sure that I picked a Liberal minority government, way back when.

So I thought I would sit back, enjoy a beer and make a few comments.

The Liberals did not win a minority, they...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 29th, 2004, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By Britnell
Post The Canadian election will have next to no impact...

The Canadian election will have next to no impact on gas prices. Watch for Gas prices to soar after the US presidential election.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 29th, 2004, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By Britnell
Post Something is trying to tell you something. Turn...

Something is trying to tell you something. Turn from the DarkSide, Oherri, turn from the Darkside...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 29th, 2004, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,267
Posted By Britnell
Post Lets see, the Liberals are corrupt, lazy, poor...

Lets see, the Liberals are corrupt, lazy, poor managers and are arrogent. How is it that the "united right" did not win 211 seats like they did under Mulroney?

Poll after poll told of an...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 21st, 2004, 01:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,160
Posted By Britnell
Post Double clutching and shifting with out a clutch...

Double clutching and shifting with out a clutch are not the same thing.

I currently have an auto, but have had manual trannies. A manual is too much of a pain in Toronto/GTA traffic, especially...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 21st, 2004, 01:12 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 12,177
Posted By Britnell
Post Confusing facts by looking through Liberal Red...

Confusing facts by looking through Liberal Red tinted glasses? How large was the deficit when Mulroney took power? How large was the deficit when he left? How much health care did Mulrony cut? Lets...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 21st, 2004, 12:38 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 12,177
Posted By Britnell
Post -A party that threw millions to friends in Quebec...

-A party that threw millions to friends in Quebec (and corruptly siphoned some of it back) and miscalculated by 1000% the cost of the gun registry... but then runs on a record of fiscal...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 21st, 2004, 12:33 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 12,177
Posted By Britnell
Post Bre-X had nothing to do with government policy,...

Bre-X had nothing to do with government policy, and there was a criminal investigation, with a "justice was served" outcome.

Airbus? Funny, but after all the stink, it turned out that the PC...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 16th, 2004, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,588
Posted By Britnell
Post Future Shop, Best buy... not a great deal of...

Future Shop, Best buy... not a great deal of difference.

If the sales staff are pushy, just ask for the Mac section.

I've bought stuff at Best Buy and had to return it, then ended up at FS. And...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 10th, 2004, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,516
Posted By Britnell
Post Most logical? The one that Mr. Spock...

Most logical?


The one that Mr. Spock sells you, of course.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 8th, 2004, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,114
Posted By Britnell
Post The "Cold War" was an ideological battle &...

The "Cold War" was an ideological battle & territorial dance that occured between Communism and Capitalism following WWII. On one side was the "West", lead by the United States, and on the other...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 8th, 2004, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,588
Posted By Britnell
Post Canadian Tire. I have an inverter, paid 25...

Canadian Tire.

I have an inverter, paid 25 or 30 dollars for it when it was on sale. Does more than just the iBook, has a nice alarm for when there is a power problem. Great investment.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 6th, 2004, 10:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,454
Posted By Britnell
Post Flames powerplay sucked last night, and their...

Flames powerplay sucked last night, and their penalty killing was just not up to it. If those two "special teams" had been playing well, the outcome would have been different.

Too bad the goalie...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 5th, 2004, 12:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,782
Posted By Britnell
Post 36% I'm going back to patting the cat now.

36%

I'm going back to patting the cat now.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 5th, 2004, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,362
Posted By Britnell
Post My 17" 1996 era Sony monitor has been showing...

My 17" 1996 era Sony monitor has been showing signs of dying, so I have been keeping an eye on the flyers and looking for a "good deal" on a 19" of decent quality.

Surprisingly, in the newsgroups,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 27th, 2004, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,803
Posted By Britnell
Post I know how to hook up my iBook to my G4, but I...

I know how to hook up my iBook to my G4, but I have a collegue that has files on her PC laptop that I need and I have to figure a way to get them.

The files are too large to zip and e-mail.

She...
Forum: Anything Mac May 27th, 2004, 09:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,735
Posted By Britnell
Post G4 MDD dual 1.25 no issues iBook ice 800 G3, no...

G4 MDD dual 1.25 no issues
iBook ice 800 G3, no issues.

BTW, I just learned that you can use Firewire to connect 2 Mac with networking. Not Target mode, networking.

So, I can have the two...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 25th, 2004, 09:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,475
Posted By Britnell
Post I think that it will be a Liberal minority govt,...

I think that it will be a Liberal minority govt, barring any terrible blunders.

Look for the Liberals to lose seats in the west and Quebec. Watch the NDP make "huge" gains (well, for the NDP it...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 24th, 2004, 02:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,171
Posted By Britnell
Post 1) respect local customs 2) do NOT take liquor,...

1) respect local customs
2) do NOT take liquor, liquor bottles, anything associated with liquor
3) do NOT take ANY coca-cola products with you
4) stay away from the women.
5) ensure that people...
Forum: Anything Mac May 23rd, 2004, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By Britnell
Post I would be very happy to help you delete your...

I would be very happy to help you delete your stock of Oban.
Forum: Anything Mac May 9th, 2004, 04:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,488
Posted By Britnell
Post QUOTE: posted May 05, 2004 13:16 *** ** * ** ...

QUOTE: posted May 05, 2004 13:16 *** ** * ** * * **
I've been reading the Heritage of Shannara novels, and I think the next OS version should be named after Walker Boh's moor cat, "Rumor".
Mac...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 26th, 2004, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,162
Posted By Britnell
Post I'm a "road warrior" and have a 12" iBook. I like...

I'm a "road warrior" and have a 12" iBook. I like the fact that I can lug the damn thing around all day, do the spreadsheets, show the QT movies I need.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 19th, 2004, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By Britnell
Post Damn, Ottawa has forced number 7

Damn, Ottawa has forced number 7
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 22nd, 2004, 11:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,715
Posted By Britnell
Post Stronach did much better than I thought she...

Stronach did much better than I thought she would. Amazing what money can buy.

Clement did much much worse than I thought he would. I'm surprised that Harper won on first ballot, but did expect...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 16th, 2004, 10:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,715
Posted By Britnell
Post I will wade into this next Monday!

I will wade into this next Monday!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 9th, 2004, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By Britnell
Post If it is in Wal-mart, I can pretty much guarentee...

If it is in Wal-mart, I can pretty much guarentee that the boxer's are not silk.

I usually wait for after Valentines Day, and pick up some silk boxers at La Senza, the woman's frilly boutique....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 9th, 2004, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,949
Posted By Britnell
Post My uncle has a Saab, and says he will never buy...

My uncle has a Saab, and says he will never buy another on. Too much shop time, parts are too expensive.

To my way of thinking, the car is over priced for what you get.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 8th, 2004, 01:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,345
Posted By Britnell
Post I've said this before in a different forum. ...

I've said this before in a different forum.

The bombing of Japan with the 2 nukes was political, not military.

Sure, lots of people would have died if the Allies had tried to invade Japan. But...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 8th, 2004, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,186
Posted By Britnell
Post Re: Mac developer? I need an installer...

Re: Mac developer?

I need an installer written....can he email me at

[email protected]

(this is not my request, but I was asked if I know anyone)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 7th, 2004, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,039
Posted By Britnell
Post copps and that entire family don't deserve much,...

copps and that entire family don't deserve much, IMHO. There were whispers of kickbacks and lord knows what else from her father's era.

On the bright side, she picked me up and gave me a lift when...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 7th, 2004, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,467
Posted By Britnell
Post Very cool

Very cool
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 4th, 2004, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By Britnell
Post Boxers with a suit. Always. Briefs with...

Boxers with a suit. Always.

Briefs with jeans.

Commando very very occasionally
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 4th, 2004, 10:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,382
Posted By Britnell
Post Obviously he is a very talented artist. He...

Obviously he is a very talented artist.

He has you thinking, and discussing his art.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 4th, 2004, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,564
Posted By Britnell
Post After the second computer falls off the cart and...

After the second computer falls off the cart and goes boom, I think your case will have been made for you.

Not that sticking thing in and pulling things out of slots and ports and jacks more times...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 4th, 2004, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,181
Posted By Britnell
Post Buy the RAM. Best bang for the buck of any...

Buy the RAM. Best bang for the buck of any upgrade.

Just how full is your HD? Typically, you need 20-25% free to keep the drive working well. If you have not done a disk optimization in a year,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 4th, 2004, 02:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,136
Posted By Britnell
Post Given that the uprising was done by a small but...

Given that the uprising was done by a small but reasonably well trained and armed group, I would not put it past the CIA to have created it. But I really have no indication one way or another.
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 4th, 2004, 02:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,728
Posted By Britnell
Post still way to early to make a prediction.

still way to early to make a prediction.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 3rd, 2004, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By Britnell
Post I'm waiting for Macnutt's spin.

I'm waiting for Macnutt's spin.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 26th, 2004, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By Britnell
Post Get the AppleCare on the laptop. It is...

Get the AppleCare on the laptop. It is productivity. The iPod is fun.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 26th, 2004, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,251
Posted By Britnell
Post So, why are there not more Mac users? 1)...

So, why are there not more Mac users?

1) most department purchases are made by bean counters. You can get a P4 box for under $1500, and usually under $1000.

2) because of the nature of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 24th, 2004, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,113
Posted By Britnell
Post Please don't heap abuse on some poor kid trying...

Please don't heap abuse on some poor kid trying to make it through school. The reality is that the kid does not control who or when the call goes through.

If you want to be taken off the lists...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 24th, 2004, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,416
Posted By Britnell
Post Why is the new CPC (Conservative Party of Canada)...

Why is the new CPC (Conservative Party of Canada) not doing as well as was "expected"?

for one, many members really did not expect 2+3=5. There are Red Tories that are not happy with Harper and...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 24th, 2004, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By Britnell
Post Apparently AppleWorks is no longer cross...

Apparently AppleWorks is no longer cross platform. Apple only.

but I have found Star Office and Open Office. If I can get Open Office to work on my Mac, that might be a solution.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 24th, 2004, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By Britnell
Post I'm looking for an *inexpensive* cross platform...

I'm looking for an *inexpensive* cross platform drawing solution. Illustrator is too expensive and overkill for what I need.

Something like Cadintosh would be perfect, but it is Mac only.
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 22nd, 2004, 04:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,782
Posted By Britnell
Post If Harper wins the CPC leadership, watch for a %...

If Harper wins the CPC leadership, watch for a % of the old PS's run for the hills. A Harper win would intensify the "takeover by the CRAP talk".

Belinda? She has as strong an organization as...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 14th, 2004, 03:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,789
Posted By Britnell
Post The hallmark of a free society is that...

The hallmark of a free society is that occasionally things get said that make others uncomfortable.

I don't find Ed the Sock funny, but I like "This hour has 22 minutes" etc. I prefer Letterman to...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 7th, 2004, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By Britnell
Post Ah, I'm relieved. I thought you were going to...

Ah, I'm relieved. I thought you were going to tell us that NDD had fried your data or something.

Sorry to hear about the problems.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 7th, 2004, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By Britnell
Post Bush is a worry. He is not looking closely enough...

Bush is a worry. He is not looking closely enough at the economy, he it too bloody obsessed with security and imperial desires, and he seems willing to sacrifice personal liberties.

Not what I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 7th, 2004, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By Britnell
Post The West Wing 24 (I've missed too many episodes...

The West Wing
24 (I've missed too many episodes this year, have to bite the wallet and buy the season when it comes out)

Six Feet Under
The Soprano's

News (I'm a news junkie, I admit it)
The...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 6th, 2004, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By Britnell
Post There are a number of reasons that I don't like...

There are a number of reasons that I don't like President Bush, or consider him a conservative. A neo-Fascist maybe, not not a conservative.

from the Economist:

Blaming everyone but themselves...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 5th, 2004, 12:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,728
Posted By Britnell
Post It is way way way too early to make a prediction....

It is way way way too early to make a prediction. Other than, no matter who you vote for, a politician will win.

I'm not convienced that a Kerry/Bush face off would actually be a choice of...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 5th, 2004, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,224
Posted By Britnell
Post I'm using a Kensington Expert Mouse. great...

I'm using a Kensington Expert Mouse.

great product!!
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 28th, 2004, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By Britnell
Post I've heard my G4 is refered to as a MDD 800...

I've heard my G4 is refered to as a MDD 800 because of the FW 800 access.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 28th, 2004, 04:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 850
Posted By Britnell
Post I had reset my password on my PPPoE account 2...

I had reset my password on my PPPoE account 2 weeks ago, and thought that I had updated everything.

Last night, power failure. After the power came back on, and a reboot, I could not access the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 25th, 2004, 11:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,095
Posted By Britnell
Post Given the limited number of individual avatars...

Given the limited number of individual avatars available, and the infinite number of Mac people, I would suggest that unless you are willing to PAY the mayor to delete an avatar that you have decided...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 25th, 2004, 04:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,601
Posted By Britnell
Post Ram. Get Ram. Lots of Ram. Ram is cheap. I...

Ram. Get Ram. Lots of Ram.

Ram is cheap. I remember buying a single meg for over $120.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 23rd, 2004, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By Britnell
Post I took my iBook 800 ice in for service back in...

I took my iBook 800 ice in for service back in October, just before the warranty ended. I thought that it might need a new logic board, but the service people said that it "only" needed a new HD and...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 22nd, 2004, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By Britnell
Post Kill kill kill... where and when?

Kill kill kill...

where and when?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 21st, 2004, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By Britnell
Post 1) Belinda is the classic example of a spoiled...

1) Belinda is the classic example of a spoiled little rich kid wanting more. Apparently, being a single mom and divorced twice by 37 is not enough of a challenge for her. No sheepskin, apparently she...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 10th, 2004, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By Britnell
Post It appears that there is no call for a Britnell....

It appears that there is no call for a Britnell. And that Matt and Matthew are very sensible people, as the high bid is under 35 bucks.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 9th, 2004, 11:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,879
Posted By Britnell
Post I know what you need HS for. ...

I know what you need HS for.


http://nice.humor.is/flash/NAKED.swf
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 30th, 2003, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By Britnell
Post try making a spinach dip in a bread bowl. ...

try making a spinach dip in a bread bowl.

Cheat and get some President's choice finger foods

smoked salmon

olives

raw veggies with dip
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 29th, 2003, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,712
Posted By Britnell
Post did I mention that I received an X-Box for...

did I mention that I received an X-Box for Christmas?

Crimson Sky is quite the game.

One of my drinking buddies got very upset when he could not shoot anything down.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 29th, 2003, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,836
Posted By Britnell
Post I am on Swinepatico and am using a FriendlyNet...

I am on Swinepatico and am using a FriendlyNet router. Works like a charm. No problems. Can't remember the last time I had to do anything other than plug the e-net plug into to the laptop to get on...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 28th, 2003, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,228
Posted By Britnell
Post I was badly burned by TT Pro. One of their...

I was badly burned by TT Pro. One of their upgrades had a very serious problem. To the company's credit, they acknowledged the problem, had me ship my drive to them and they tried to recover the...
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