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03-05-11, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,381
Posted By annc

If the lock is a cheap combo lock, you can try...

If the lock is a cheap combo lock, you can try the old pull and turn method (http://donn.dyndns.org/projects/lockpick/).
Forum: Foo
01-30-11, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By annc

Skip the rowing machine and do all the rowing...

Skip the rowing machine and do all the rowing manually. It's more fun and you'll get a great workout!
Forum: Foo
01-25-11, 07:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,084
Posted By annc

That can't be true; Windows98 didn't run in the...

That can't be true; Windows98 didn't run in the first place.
Forum: Foo
01-12-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,140
Posted By annc

I think there is a world market for maybe five of...

I think there is a world market for maybe five of these setups.
Forum: Foo
01-12-11, 11:38 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,140
Posted By annc

So what you're saying is that people will use...

So what you're saying is that people will use tethering so that they can cancel their home internet service. But they'll keep their landline and route all their cell phone calls to it when their at...
Forum: Foo
01-11-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,140
Posted By annc

If you want a mobile internet connection, you can...

If you want a mobile internet connection, you can get a cellular modem. It will certainly be cheaper than an iphone.
Forum: Foo
01-11-11, 03:36 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,140
Posted By annc

That will work, until you make a phone call.

That will work, until you make a phone call.
Forum: Foo
01-11-11, 08:20 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,140
Posted By annc

If you want an official announcement then you...

If you want an official announcement then you have to wait for the official announcement.
Forum: Foo
01-10-11, 11:10 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,295
Posted By annc

If you have the perspective that the windows...

If you have the perspective that the windows modifier keys are right, then every other use is wrong. If you have the perspective that the mac modifier keys are right, then every other use is wrong....
Forum: Foo
01-10-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,295
Posted By annc

There are historical reasons...

There are historical reasons (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Command_key) for the difference but it doesn't really matter since windows, mac, and linux will not change how they use the modifier keys. ...
Forum: Foo
01-10-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,295
Posted By annc

It's just different. For most things on windows...

It's just different. For most things on windows where you would use ctl (e.g., copy, select all) you would use the cmd key instead. You'll get used to it.
Forum: Foo
01-09-11, 08:19 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,140
Posted By annc

The New York Times...

The New York Times (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/08/technology/08verizon.html?_r=1) and the Wall Street Journal (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704739504576068170230339348.html) are...
Forum: Commuting
01-07-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,572
Posted By annc

Sure, rules are rules and must be obeyed at all...

Sure, rules are rules and must be obeyed at all times.

But if you can ride in such a way that is safe and efficient for everyone then why not? The concern about being in the crosswalk is that...
Forum: Commuting
01-06-11, 10:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,572
Posted By annc

If I know an intersection has a fair amount of...

If I know an intersection has a fair amount of right turning traffic and I am proceed straight through, I will position myself slightly left of the center in the crosswalk. That way, right turning...
Forum: Foo
01-06-11, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 473
Posted By annc

I switched to google voice and sipgate and pay $0...

I switched to google voice and sipgate and pay $0 in monthly fees and per call charges (for calls within the US). The downside is that I have to make and receive calls from a computer instead of a...
Forum: Foo
01-05-11, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,084
Posted By annc

Startup Activity Monitor and watch your cpu,...

Startup Activity Monitor and watch your cpu, disk, memory, and network usage. A core 2 duo with 2gb ram should be able to handle hulu and netflix. I suspect you may have other processes running that...
12-17-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By annc

You can save some money by using rice instead....

You can save some money by using rice instead. Rice is pretty good at absorbing moisture from the air.
Forum: Foo
11-19-10, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By annc

I have a similar one made by AverMedia. The...

I have a similar one made by AverMedia. The device itself works fine. The antenna works okay but you can use a different antenna if you wish. The software works for just watching tv but if you want...
11-13-10, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By annc

From the article: From the University of...

From the article:


From the University of Maryland Medical Center website (http://www.umm.edu/ency/article/001924.htm):



Seems like a valid medical term that has a different connotation in...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-10, 07:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,609
Posted By annc

Narrow two lane road? Definitely pull over if...

Narrow two lane road? Definitely pull over if only to cover you ears as the sirens pass by.
Forum: Commuting
10-14-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,318
Posted By annc

Sounds like your wife needs to incorporate new...

Sounds like your wife needs to incorporate new information into her schema (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schema_(psychology)). If she sees cyclists who carry stuff on their bikes as homeless, then...
Forum: Foo
10-14-10, 02:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 863
Posted By annc

SCORE!!! Free kids! Do you know how much they go...

SCORE!!! Free kids! Do you know how much they go for on ebay?

If you don't want to deal with ebay and shipping the kids just introduce yourself next time and make sure to mention you're registered...
Forum: Foo
10-14-10, 02:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,197
Posted By annc

http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/2643/e17e619009a0...

http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/2643/e17e619009a0c6ebb8b7411.jpg
Forum: Foo
10-13-10, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By annc

Signal strength is greatly affected by walls,...

Signal strength is greatly affected by walls, electricity lines and general interference. That's why most antennas work better outside of the house. Try moving the router away from the power lines in...
10-11-10, 01:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,113
Posted By annc

California Deaf Wheelers had a ride that may have...

California Deaf Wheelers had a ride that may have taken them on Foothill Expressway. Perhaps you can email them, verify if it was them, and ask nicely ask that they don't drive the SAG in the bike...
Forum: Foo
10-08-10, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By annc

Most of Mozilla's funding comes from Google for...

Most of Mozilla's funding comes from Google for the search queries. If you want stick it to the man, then your option maybe limited to lynx. If you want to stick to the man, then go right ahead since...
10-01-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,892
Posted By annc

Sounds familiar. Did you speed up to get over the...

Sounds familiar. Did you speed up to get over the gap and how did you defuse the bomb on your bike?
Forum: Commuting
10-01-10, 06:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By annc

Here's the full text of the AAA article...

Here's the full text of the AAA article (http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/aaa_ny/ct_201009/index.php#/6/OnePage) that the OP is referring to:

NYC DOT Peddles Pet Project
New York City’s Department...
09-30-10, 04:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,728
Posted By annc

If I breakdown while riding, it's usually because...

If I breakdown while riding, it's usually because I'm off my meds.
Forum: Foo
09-30-10, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 853
Posted By annc

Spend a couple minutes to modify the cover letter...

Spend a couple minutes to modify the cover letter to match the company and job that you're applying for. A generic cover letter will read like a generic cover letter and will not get you noticed.
09-27-10, 02:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,762
Posted By annc

Since you have the reverse commute, you're...

Since you have the reverse commute, you're allowed in Embarcadero station with your bike during rush hour.
Forum: Commuting
09-18-10, 08:39 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 4,724
Posted By annc

I bet your friend has Sprint; they don't have...

I bet your friend has Sprint; they don't have service anywhere including spaceships.
Forum: Foo
09-15-10, 10:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,763
Posted By annc

This is a rather slight problem. If you think a...

This is a rather slight problem. If you think a little about it, you'll realize it's a trivial task to come up with a minor solution.
Forum: Foo
09-15-10, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 632
Posted By annc

General support for windows xp has already ended...

General support for windows xp has already ended (http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/?LN=en-gb&C2=1173); updates for security will be made until April 2014.
Forum: Foo
09-13-10, 08:37 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 14,292
Posted By annc

I had to tilt my head to read the article since...

I had to tilt my head to read the article since it was incredibly slanted.

But the new Apple TV will probably sell just as bad as the old Apple TV; no one will pay $100 to buy a box to rent TV...
Forum: Commuting
09-12-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
Posted By annc

Fortunately, a panda bear eat shoots and leaves. ...

Fortunately, a panda bear eat shoots and leaves.

http://img213.imageshack.us/img213/7088/lynnetrusseatsshootsand.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-10-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By annc

Use some Cutter insert repellent for the...

Use some Cutter insert repellent for the mosquitoes. As for the spider, just remember that the vast majority of spiders are not dangerous. A quick flick will take them off your body. If the itchiness...
Forum: Foo
09-06-10, 02:29 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 14,292
Posted By annc

There were rumors that Apple will release a new...

There were rumors that Apple will release a new mac tower with bacon but someone else beat them to it:

http://a.imageshack.us/img206/8412/1318.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-06-10, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 484
Posted By annc

You can get unlimited domestic calls with Skype...

You can get unlimited domestic calls with Skype for $9 a month. Google is offering free calls to US numbers from gmail for the rest of the year (I don't know the pricing after that).
09-03-10, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By annc

If you're handy with a soldering iron then you...

If you're handy with a soldering iron then you can go ahead and buy flashlights from dealextreme. Their flashlights suffer from poorly soldered connections.
09-03-10, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,605
Posted By annc

Here you go: 21202. (a) Any person...

Here you go:


21202. (a) Any person operating a bicycle upon a roadway at a speed less than the normal speed of traffic moving in the same direction at that time shall ride as close as...
Forum: Foo
09-03-10, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
Posted By annc

I'm not looking for an iphone or android phone; I...

I'm not looking for an iphone or android phone; I want an ipod touch or similar with a gps. Basically, everything but the phone (and the contract). I haven't found similar android device yet with...
Forum: Foo
09-02-10, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
Posted By annc

You're probably right. The GoGear Connect and...

You're probably right. The GoGear Connect and YP-MB2 are rumored to be released soon so I'll wait for the reviews. If those don't turn out well then I may get a used iPhone or Droid and just not use...
Forum: Foo
09-01-10, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
Posted By annc

There's still no GPS so I may wait for an Android...

There's still no GPS so I may wait for an Android competitor.
Forum: Foo
08-31-10, 01:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 975
Posted By annc

You can try ethernet over powerline. Basically...

You can try ethernet over powerline. Basically you plug in an adaptor and connector it two your router and plug in a second apdator and connect it to your dvd. I believe they run about 85Mbps max. I...
08-28-10, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By annc

Generally, people have a right to videotape in...

Generally, people have a right to videotape in public for non-commercial purposes. If the videotaper was involved in putting the video on youtube or bootymotiontv.com (site no longer exists but it is...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By annc

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=623596

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=623596
08-23-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By annc

Ah, the bicycle version of "skipping a red light...

Ah, the bicycle version of "skipping a red light by using the gas station so you don't have to wait" left.
08-19-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 57,938
Posted By annc

Apparently not many people like to use the...

Apparently not many people like to use the mounting bracket (usually included with the lock) to attach the lock to the frame.
Forum: Foo
08-18-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 14,292
Posted By annc

The Mini DisplayPort used on macs are part of the...

The Mini DisplayPort used on macs are part of the VESA standard (http://www.vesa.org/Standards/summary/2009_10.htm). Of course, the great thing about standards is that there are so many to choose...
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