Old 11th May 2010, 06:10   #1041
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Report it, telling the authorities to watch the intersection(s) where it happens most often. I've done it after nearly getting hit as a pedestrian, and they watched it for a while, making a few pull-overs.

edit - adding a niggling annoyance - my mind decided to take work home with me again, and I can't seem to sleep until I get this shit handled. I was starting to get good at leaving work at work and allowing the drive home to switch work off, but after a full school year of average 60+ (sometimes 70+) hour weeks, I'm starting to have trouble getting work out of my head. I'm getting close to the end though. Students leave May 26, my last day for this year is June 16, which will give me plenty of time to catch up and plan for next year. Then free summer - mid June until early August.

Anyone else letting work come home?

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Old 11th May 2010, 08:26   #1042
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I clean for a living. *looks at floor*. Nope, no problem bringing work home >_>.
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Old 28th May 2010, 02:01   #1043
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Old 28th May 2010, 03:45   #1044
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Big niggling annoyance:

Apple fanboy trainers that claim that what they are showing you on a Mac can't be done on Windows, or that the feature doesn't exist on Windows...

The guy claimed that Windows doesn't index for fast searches, and will crawl for dozens of minutes before a search result is found each time you search for a picture or document. I stopped the meeting to correct him (the feature was an XP add-in, and became native with Vista, continued with 7). He continued with the falsehood that Macs can do text-to-speech and speech-to-text and that Windows couldn't, so I had to tell him to either stop lying to our staff or leave. He was a licensed-by-Mac trainer.

Later, he kept trying to tell us how much "better" the iWork suite was compared to MS Office. Several questions came from staff asking how to do certain things that they were used to in programs like Publisher, Excel, or Word, and the guy said, "well, those are rarely used features that iWork left out to keep it from getting to complicated".

I can see some ways where Macs are really useful, but when assholes like this try to tell trained professionals lies, it just makes the anti-mac sentiment worse.

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I have no problem with the Windows 7 laptop I bought a couple months ago. I really like this little Acer 5534.

That said. Macs have a great reputation for selling products that are no more or no less than what most people needed in an easy to use environment. You'll spend a lot more time fiddling around with a windows box than a Mac.

Windows 7 is pretty good too. Absolutely the best windows yet. Still, if I was to do a professional deployment of computer hardware, there is a certain amount of uncertainty removed by buying Macs. You could go down to a Mac store and equip an entire office with proprietary Mac solutions that are really "plug and play". No surprises about what didn't work.

Apple gets to brag a little.

Maybe you can argue that the sales people overstated their case, but Macs are sweet. Not in my budget, but sweet.

If you're gonna get one of these Macs, I think you're on the wrong side of this argument

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Old 29th May 2010, 04:31   #1046
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http://forums.winamp.com/showthread....41#post2666941

^my review of what I learned about the Macbooks.

Our presenters were better today - kept things pro-mac without yesterdays anti-PC lies after I talked to them about it. One of them didn't believe that Narrator or speech to text even existed by my claim alone, he needed me to show him (he was a real dick about it), and I was even able to show him on a 9-year-old operating system (XP - but it was available even before that on Windows 2000). There are some anti-PC things they could have said that would have been true, but all of yesterday's examples were quite false, and they dared not try it again today, knowing we were required to submit online evaluations of his training directly to his supervisors.

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Old 29th May 2010, 16:10   #1048
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Dust. I have too many dust collecting surfaces, and bad allergies. I try to vacuum surfaces with a HEPA filtered machine and a brush attachment. I try to wipe shit down with a wet rag then rinse down the drain... Renee buys expensive "swiffer" stuff. I bought good filters for the furnace intake. I have high-end Honeywell HEPA air filters/circulators in the two rooms where I spend the most time while indoors. I try using Pledge on the wood stuff, and yet only an hour or two later it looks like the jobs were never done.

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Allergies suck. I have coast pine trees that turn the neighborhood cars yellow all through the neighborhood. I don't just sneeze. It gets me itchy too.

A Hepa filter would just choke. No Sudafed in commie Oregon, so I take Benadryl at night, which makes me sleep and I'm a little less sneezy for the next day.
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How on earth is the *************** policy "commie"? Get a prescription if you need it, or if you don't, get another decongestant or antihistamine. I must say though, even if I mailed you a lifetime supply of Sudafed, it doesn't really help in seasons like what you're describing, at least not in my experience. I've been to a lot of ENT specialists, taken years of shots and dozens of drugs, and about the only thing that helps is either relocating, cleaning the air, or waiting until the season is over. ******** is ok if you have at least 10 hours to sleep (or at least that's what it does to me - knocks me out like a sledgehammer).

If your filters are really clogging fast, get something that is easy to clean like an ionic breeze or something like that. They're almost as good as HEPA-rated filtration, and very easy to clean.

As for the vehicles, if you catch it fast, a garden hose takes it off easy. If you catch it late (like I often do), not even a pressure washer seems to get it off unless you aim close and swing the wand slowly, but a sponge still works easily. I don't have a pressure washer, so I have to either sponge or lose a stack of quarters at the local coin-op.

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It's so thick it won't just rinse off. Unless you use a rag and really wash it, it turns into yellow mud. If you park the car wet, washing it didn't do any good. I have 4 of these shitty pines, the neighborhood is lousy with them. I cut one down, but the wood is so gooey and pitchy it's really messy fire wood.

Worse than the pines is the immense ash tree I have in the front yard. The needles get into everything and I get little trees growing in my gutters.

I can sort of forgive the ash tree, because it probably is a natural tree pre-dating the house. My guess is that it's about 75. Someone planted the coast pines when they built the neighborhood.

As far as commie Oregon.... I am inundated with exiled California do-gooders, too liberal for even Cali.

When they made it so you couldn't buy a CRATE of Sudafed, it did the trick. I didn't mind "behind the counter" and 1 box per customer. It was a good thing to stop mass production of meth. Needing to go off the deep end, as usual, I can't get my biennial box of Sudafed without spending $150 on a doc.

If it was the only example of "do gooders" with the personality of a liberal "church lady", I could probably live with Oregon.

It's blue. It's 500 million in the hole a year. It's a leading jailer. It's devoid of people that mind their own damn business. It's Oregon. Too damn many kids aren't spending their 21st in the tavern, but in prison. This state seems to have completely ignored that kids grow out of being punks, having to make them truly dangerous in the "system".

It's like this mornings shooting. A cop and a local guy had a shootout. Hell, they evacuated half of town because the cops saw some hand grenades in the house. I doubt they are even live. I have a de-milled paper weight myself.

They got all three sheriff department RV's from hell out there and a dog and pony show. The group masturbation at taxpayer expense.........

Bud. I'm not that conservative. I'm just sick of liberal zealots and the liberal invasion that hit my state about 1980. Good ideas always, always go too far. When I was a kid, people around here were really sensible. Now it's a chanting, drooling, liberal mess that continuously writes itself blank checks to commit "Jihad" on conservatism.

I live in a city that is largely funded by the state and tasked with the care and law enforcement responsibilities caused by INVITING 100,000 illegal aliens to live in our liberal fucktopia.

Hell. If all the Mexicans went home, Hillsburrito would go broke. You'd fire about 80% of the cops and tear the jail down.

This is why you'll find me a little soft on immigration reform. We almost invited these poor bastards here to slave for dirt pay. I guess we could employ the unemployed cops as car wash attendants, for which they are probably underqualified.

I look at the kids. I remember talking to my great uncle now passed on. He was pissed at the "damn kids" and I reminded him that by current laws we'd both be in prison for 90 million years over our childhood. He smiled and agreed.

I grew up in the company of a grip of Mormons, Baptists and Catholics that would give new meaning to the word "red neck". I have a couple bitchy, nasty "church lady" types in my family. Liberals can find every bit of venom these old cracks ever thought of. Beyond religious... powered by wind..........

Welcome to Oregon. Move here. Our liberals will cure you of your defective train of thought.

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Pine is hell on chimneys - too much creosote buildup until suddenly half the fire's smoke is staying in the house, or worse yet, a creosote fire in the chimney. I spend loads of time and energy on firewood, but I never allow indoor burning of pine. For a campfire, it's great - burns easily even if not seasoned (left to dry for a while), it has a lot of snap-crackle-pop, and it makes the camp smell good, but for indoor use, I'd steer clear. It burns too fast too - you'd always have to get up to reload the fire.

The laws you describe that you were ok with are laws that I see in the states I have lived in. Oregon's case is rather unusual. The only thing is, I don't see [insert censor asterisks here (Sudafed active ingredient)] as all that effective against strong allergies. It's ok for mild hay fever, but for what you mention, you might consider something a little stronger anyway.

I don't see how "illegal aliens" can get away with becoming a cop - usually public sector jobs are the hardest to get when you're not naturalized or holding other official acceptable documentation. Usually I see non-citizens in jobs where it's easier to get paid under the table, which sometimes pay better than a cop's salary anyway. I blame a lot of the illegal boarder crossing on the people that hire them. I welcome immigrants with open arms, so long as they're making necessary and timely efforts to become legal citizens, and some of my past jobs have involved helping people get to that point. Here in rural Iowa, we really don't see anything other than WASPs and White Catholics - no diversity whatsoever - kinda boring... talk to one person, they leave, continue with the next, and you'll never know the difference between the first and second.

Honestly I think you'd find a better home outside of Oregon if you feel the way you do about what you typed above. Oregon just seems like a poor fit for you, whereas a lot of the things you type about hating are a lot less existent in other regions of the country - especially regions with more moderate/conservative populations and less allergens in the air.

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Sudafed isn't perfect, but it didn't have to be. It cured the worst of it without side effects (with me anyway). Everything else I've used, including prescriptions, have some downside..... sleepy... dry.... or they don't work.

I have reasons I have to stay here, so I guess I'll just have to deprogram liberals one at a time. I haven't quite figured out the proper voltage though.

Illegal aliens aren't the cops. Cops are hired in such numbers because of illegal aliens. 100 of them specifically for the gang unit. We have no gangs of any other ethnicity than Hispanic, although we're starting to see Asians.

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Pine. Yeah. It's especially bad if it's wet. Wet anything makes creosote. Have you used a burlap bag full of rocks and a rope? I have a brush I made out of old coat hangers, but my chimney is pretty sturdy and running a 20LB bag of 2" stone up and down on a rope for a half hour leaves you to shop vac the mess out.

I used to cut wood, but there's a neighbor guy that sells me fence ends for $40 a pickup. I have a cast iron stove on a normal fireplace mantle that is basically an incinerator. Can cook a phone book to dust overnight.

Cedar, you know would go poof! in a normal fireplace. Restricted 02 burns hotter. I've seen some pictures you cutting wood. A damper is a hell of a good thing.

Flue fire? We'll in a properly maintained fire brick (not falling apart) oooh! Yeah. It will scare the shit out of you, but you won't have to clean it afterwards.

With 2 armloads of cedar fence ends, I can rolling boil a 4 gallon grannie speckled canning kettle full of water. Water holds heat.

I mention this because warm humidity sure doesn't hurt allergies.

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That is software configurable as to what it does. I think you wanted shutdown. On the other hand, I haven't seen a BSOD on my windows 7 computer yet. I would suspect a bad dimm.

Tapping F8 while you boot will get you in "safe mode". It can help you with recovery efforts.

Sometimes just entering "safe mode" and exiting helps.

If you want a laptop that actually can sleep properly. Use Ubuntu.

Windows never has been any good about that. You could yawn and I'd explain why for a couple pages.

Your off switch should be "shutdown" So should your "closed lid". Unless you have a Mac or are a linux geek........

Windows 7 is the best windows ever, but it is Windoze.

I would use a memory diagnostic of some kind though. BSOD's mostly are bad dimms. On your Blue Screen of Death screen, you'll find "Memory Manager" fault.

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I haven't seen a BSOD since before XP. I saw a lot on 95, a rare few on 98SE, a shitload of them on ME, and a few on 2000. XP, Vista, and 7 haven't given me one yet. I just got 7 less than a week ago though, so I haven't given it enough time to fail yet. I hope it's good though - I've heard a lot of good things.

Firewood - Cedar and Poplar burn hot but they burn reeeeeally fast - need lots to keep going. Even if the stove is closed (sealed) with just a little bit of vent opening, those woods burn very fast. That Ash you have is probably far too nice to cut down, but Ash is great burning wood if you have access to some elsewhere. I mostly burn Pin Oak, Hard Maple, Soft Maple, Red Oak, Black Oak, Locust, Cherry, and Beach. Beach has to be stacked separately though because it drys faster and begins to rot before other woods are even ready for burning, but it still burns well if you time it right. Like I said, I save the evergreens for the campfire. I have a chimney snake that I use to clean the chimney, but I don't like having to do it more than necessary - maybe out of laziness (put on old clothes, get out ladder&snake, risk wear and tear on shingles I walk on, notice gutters needing cleaning, etc.). I don't need any more chimney fires. I've had only one and it isn't something I want to see again - I don't think any damage happened, but still... I don't live there anymore though. $40/pickup is excellent. I'd stop cutting too if I could get good stuff that cheap. If I were to buy, I'd have to pay $200 for a very small dump truck load (it's a guy's pickup with bed removed and dumper put on). I sell at $89/Tacoma load, and that's a somewhat small bed (73.5"x56.7"). At campgrounds, a Tacoma load full of $10 bundles will get me a lot more if I have time to sit around and wait for campers to buy, but that's pretty boring, and I don't always get the whole load sold. I use a cast-iron pot for adding humidity in the winter, and it sits on a 3/4" cast iron stand to prevent boiling. Boiling will cause a boil-over -> water on hot cast iron stove -> crack -> very expensive panel replacement. Plus too much humidity soaks the windows with drooling condensation when it's really cold outside, even with double-pane windows.

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That is software configurable as to what it does. I think you wanted shutdown. On the other hand, I haven't seen a BSOD on my windows 7 computer yet. I would suspect a bad dimm.

Tapping F8 while you boot will get you in "safe mode". It can help you with recovery efforts.

Sometimes just entering "safe mode" and exiting helps.

If you want a laptop that actually can sleep properly. Use Ubuntu.

Windows never has been any good about that. You could yawn and I'd explain why for a couple pages.

Your off switch should be "shutdown" So should your "closed lid". Unless you have a Mac or are a linux geek........

Windows 7 is the best windows ever, but it is Windoze.

I would use a memory diagnostic of some kind though. BSOD's mostly are bad dimms. On your Blue Screen of Death screen, you'll find "Memory Manager" fault.

My RAM is fine. XP works np. I couldn't get into safe mode either, I couldn't do ANYTHING. And I didn NOT want to go sleep, I clicked reboot to boot up XP (which I use for games as win7 gives me worse performance). I am quite sure I clicked reboot. Somehow I must have clicked on Hibernate tho. (Or windows lagged my mousepointer there or whatever).
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I don't understand why you would have a performance decrease from running Win 7. Even in the compatibility mode, which is kinder than any Windows about accepting old windows programs, the performance should be similar...... with one caveat..... If you don't have 2GB (preferably 4) of ram.... Vista or Win 7 are gonna spin your hard drive mercilessly for swap. It's why netbooks run XP.

Performance for multi-core processors is greatly enhanced in Vista and Win 7. Memory management is better, but you are gonna have to spend the money on some DIMMS.

I'd have to describe my experience with my relatively new Acer 5534 as pretty pleasant. It runs Windows 7 premium 64, uses a 1.2 Ghz dual core L310 Athlon X2 and has 4GB of ram. It's a little underpowered but picking it up with one hand is not a problem.

I snubbed more powerful laptops for weight and heat considerations. A laptop that's 2 lbs lighter than my brothers dual core Intel based HP doesn't hurt my feelings. The performance is less on my machine, but lifting the HP "tank" is a 2 handed operation.

I really liked the Macbook I got loaned for some business last year. It was sweet. The double price tag for rather wimpy hardware didn't impress me much though. If Mac ever makes PC's for the same price as Windows PC's I'm in.

Somebody here said good things about IBM computers. No kidding. It is a basis for comparison with Mac, and I doubt you'd be any happier with a Mac than a nice Thinkpad. I have a Thinkpad that's a DX4/75, still runs and has 2 megabytes of RAM. I doubt any of the computers I have now will wake 20 years hence. Surprisingly in my museum. I have my first computer, an Altair 8080. I have an Atari 400 and a Model 100 Tandy, the worlds first laptop. I reminisce about the extreme amount of money I spent on these working paperweights.

On my budget, my cheapo Acer will have to suffice. So far it seems to be everything a computer needed to be. Cool.. light and runs..... <$500 doesn't break my heart either.

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I think Mac jacks up their price due to no competition on their end of the field, and also the fact that they come pre-loaded with a lot more useful software compared to windows computers, which usually require the end user to add after buying the hardware. The macbook I use for work is indeed somewhat light at 4.7 pounds. The high-end ASUS that Renee uses is 6.75 pounds.

Small niggling annoyance - having to always call to opt out of marketing and other advertising based on student loan information. They say I only have to do it once a year, but I get privacy policy letters about once every 3 months saying I have to opt out.

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rockouthippie: My guess is nvidia drivers arent optimized for Win7 x64.
My system is a c2d E6850 @ 3.5 GHZ, 4gig ram (820Mhz) and a 8800GTX with 768MB
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Go figure. I only have one machine with 64 bit 7 on it. The other 2 are Vista. If you're right, you'll probably get a patch at some point. Nvidia has been traditionally good at software upgrades. 7 runs significantly more expensive desktop effects too. I wonder if that has something to do with it.
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Oy, I can remember that. For a while I was spending a lot more on postage than I was for food, just because I was job hunting.

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New Hampshire is gorgeous, but you'll be fighting a lot of competition there. A lot of people wish they could work there including myself.

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Go figure. I only have one machine with 64 bit 7 on it. The other 2 are Vista. If you're right, you'll probably get a patch at some point. Nvidia has been traditionally good at software upgrades. 7 runs significantly more expensive desktop effects too. I wonder if that has something to do with it.
Disabling aero frees up like 100 MB of graphics memory, but when I play it won't ever go over like 80% so that can't be it. My guess is the 64 bit.
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Sometimes I have the computer hang when trying to load maps on older games - no bsod, just "[name of game] stopped working and needs to close". It sucks, because I like those older games (BF1942 series - forgotten hope mod maps).

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Resume's done. Now time for some cover letters.

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Old 18th June 2010, 12:40   #1071
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think Mac jacks up their price due to no competition on their end of the field
I sure don't want to get into a Mac vs.PC argument. I own no Macs.

The learning curve for Windows is a little steep. Ted, you are the man. Are the teachers better off buying double price Macs or not?

Computers will eventually not require much education to use and become intuitive. Mac gets us a little closer.

yeah... maybe...

You seem to have given your opinion on "bang for the buck". It would be about my opinion. Things may change. Rather rapidly I think.

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Old 21st June 2010, 03:02   #1072
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We've only had these things since just after the kids' last day, so I guess I won't really know how well these Macs will be until after the start of next school year.

@k_r: I wish you a lot of luck.

Small niggling annoyance - there's something wrong with my fingertips that looks a lot like athlete's foot - the skin is peeling, they're pink, and the skin splits easily. I've just started up on the annual firewood hoard, so it's a real pain, even with work gloves. I guess I'll have to get it looked at by a doc.

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Old 21st June 2010, 04:54   #1073
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You didn't know about the Mac born finger disease? I thought I mentioned that
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Old 21st June 2010, 21:32   #1074
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Fuck you AOL.
And a special 'Fuck you' goes out to any employee that helped to take that decision.

I don't use shoutcast any more, as it is, but not allowing free or open source software to make use of shoutcast?
What shit have you lot been doing lately? It must be a pretty bad batch whatever it is though.

Are they trying to kill off shoutcast or something?
I mean they're basically stopping all 3rd party clients supporting shoutcast, that don't want to be raped by the same shit we have to put up with in the winamp installer.
Don't you want poeple to listen to the radio? It's your product after all. (Well not really yours, haven't all the original shoutcast people left now?)

Doing shit like doesn't make people want to use winamp or a shitty little flash player any more, you daft knob jockeys.
People will just move to IceCast or something and then there will be cake.

I'd post a wonderfully sarcastic post here but AOL seem like they enjoy destroying products and not caring lately, so it would be waste to try and entertain deaf ears.

Not that I should be surprised by this, well maybe by how long it too for this to happen.

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Old 23rd June 2010, 05:50   #1075
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VLC should have never added support for this is the first place. It is against the shoutcast license which I am sure the guys that developed the capacity for VLC well knew.

It's unfortunate that AOL needs to take a stand like this, but I fully understand it. AOL almost doesn't have a choice about this. If they don't enforce their licenses, their licenses become worthless.

I'm sure they don't have anything against VLC in specific. Just against people distributing code which uses their shoutcast radio web site in violation of it's terms of service.
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Old 25th June 2010, 04:12   #1076
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I am actually glad. The move to open source will help a lot of people in a lot of ways, and this hopefully will be a deal breaker for those who will finally make the move. I realize it's not that big of a deal to just uncheck all the bullshit that comes in the setup process, but not everyone is wise enough to do so, which will add the reported adware/spyware which no one wants. I still use a lot of software that is paid for or free with strings attached, but I'm gradually making a move away from it. It's amazing how well open source can do stuff for free, often much better than the retail competition.

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Old 27th June 2010, 01:47   #1077
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We may come to a point where ogg and flac become audio standards. Google buying ON2 and open sourcing VP8 didn't hurt. The marriage of the two is Webm, which should make some codec developers really unhappy, but the rest of us glad.
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Old 27th June 2010, 02:46   #1078
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Big niggling annoyance: lousy mexican food.

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squeaky leaf springs...

Every time I have to drive through water or mud to get to work or to a firewood work site, the grease between the leaf springs gets rinsed away, and it's not as easy to fix as areas with grease fittings. This is a problem that happens with anyone that has a truck that goes through water. If left alone the springs have a loud, chronic squeaking noise on every bump and hill. I have to pry the leaves of the springs apart and jam grease in there, a job that would be easier if I had a third hand - the grease gun is very awkward to use with just one hand while the other is prying strong leaf springs apart.

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Old 10th August 2010, 12:57   #1080
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big niggling annoyance:

Apple fanboy trainers that claim that what they are showing you on a mac can't be done on windows, or that the feature doesn't exist on windows...

The guy claimed that windows doesn't index for fast searches, and will crawl for dozens of minutes before a search result is found each time you search for a picture or document. I stopped the meeting to correct him (the feature was an xp add-in, and became native with vista, continued with 7). He continued with the falsehood that macs can do text-to-speech and speech-to-text and that windows couldn't, so i had to tell him to either stop lying to our staff or leave. He was a licensed-by-mac trainer.

Later, he kept trying to tell us how much "better" the iwork suite was compared to ms office. Several questions came from staff asking how to do certain things that they were used to in programs like publisher, excel, or word, and the guy said, "well, those are rarely used features that iwork left out to keep it from getting to complicated".

I can see some ways where macs are really useful, but when assholes like this try to tell trained professionals lies, it just makes the anti-mac sentiment worse.
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