RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 144,686
Posts: 5,687,276
Members: 25,660
Currently online: 450
Newest member: legme

TrekToday headlines

Worf Vinyl Bust Bank
By: T'Bonz on Apr 27

Independent Star Trek Fan Film Awards Announced
By: T'Bonz on Apr 27

Vulcan Pays Tribute To Nimoy
By: T'Bonz on Apr 27

Rumor Mill: Star Trek 3 Filming Location
By: T'Bonz on Apr 27

Retro Review: Time and Again
By: Michelle on Apr 25

USS Enterprise Model To Debut
By: T'Bonz on Apr 24

Vulcan Nimoy Tribute
By: T'Bonz on Apr 24

Pegg Writing Kickass Role For Elba
By: T'Bonz on Apr 23

Galaxy Quest To Become A Series
By: T'Bonz on Apr 22

Mulgrew On Voyager Twentieth Anniversary
By: T'Bonz on Apr 22


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Lounges & General Chat > Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Discussion of non-Trek topics.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old September 13 2011, 09:26 PM   #1426
doubleohfive
Fleet Admiral
 
Location: Hollywood, CA
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

^ What happened that made your iPad and iPhones so terrible to have?
doubleohfive is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 13 2011, 09:45 PM   #1427
ares93
Commodore
 
Location: ares93
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

doubleohfive wrote: View Post
^ What happened that made your iPad and iPhones so terrible to have?
Ever been to a library and used their computers? You cant even enter my computer to load a usb drive. Its so limited you'd think you were using a bloody calculator instead of a computer.

Now thats an ios device in a nutshell. Sure if you jailbreak it, they're lovely. But if something goes tits up and you upgrade by mistake youre back to square one until the resident hacker outdoes apple again.
__________________
I find it extremely satisfying watching Jehovah's Witnesses through my window. After all, it takes an RFID lock, a titanium enhanced fireproof door and bullet-resistant glass to keep them out of the building.
ares93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 13 2011, 09:47 PM   #1428
doubleohfive
Fleet Admiral
 
Location: Hollywood, CA
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

So... your iPhone and iPad issues aren't with the iPhone and iPads themselves, but with your personal computer?

(Sorry -- just trying to understand the problem...)

The iPads I've used have been incredibly user-friendly; my iPhone is probably the best phone I've ever had and apart from one niggling, and somewhat minor but altogether irritating issue (Google Voice freezing), it has functioned in superior fashion to every other phone I've used before.
doubleohfive is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 13 2011, 09:48 PM   #1429
BillJ
Admiral
 
BillJ's Avatar
 
Location: Covington, Ky.
View BillJ's Twitter Profile
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

Not planning on any heavy duty work. Can't envision a scenario where I need it to open a zip file or torrent, that's what my desktop and laptop are for.

ares93 wrote: View Post
BillJ wrote: View Post
Ipad - 16GB, wi-fi only and white.

It was love at first sight.
Trust me, it'll wear off. Soon you'll have divorce layers on speed dial.

You know when you want to download something from the web, like a zip file, or a torrent and it shoves a few thousand pay apps in your face that never work? And then your arse clams up and you get this strange feeling in your stomach? You just want to scream but nobody hears ya? Like you're locked away in a dark room with nobody to help ya? And then on top of it all there is this dripping tap in the room that drives you insane? Yeah? That's what it feels like after a month.


Bying an iphone and an ipad are the two biggest mistakes i made regarding technology. I got rid of the ipad but i still have a subscription for the iphone.
__________________
Self-appointed Knight of the Abrams Table! - Thanks Marsden!
BillJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 14 2011, 09:00 PM   #1430
Davros
Fleet Admiral
 
Davros's Avatar
 
Location: Kaled bunker, Skaro
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

A Vargo Decagon 1.3oz back packing stove.
http://www.rei.com/product/767750/va...-decagon-stove
__________________
"Taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society," -Oliver Wendell Holmes
Davros is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 14 2011, 09:39 PM   #1431
Niorah
Fleet Admiral
 
Niorah's Avatar
 
Location: Londinium, Britannia
View Niorah's Twitter Profile
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

Got me a pair of Clarks Desert Boots, in leather instead of suede. I wanted a pair of mid-seaosn shoes that are comfortable and a classic.



I also got a Merino wool sweater in light grey, crew neck, from Gap.
__________________
Life's a song you don't get to rehearse.
Niorah is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 14 2011, 10:06 PM   #1432
auntiehill
Fleet Admiral
 
auntiehill's Avatar
 
Location: hillsville
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

Nice!

Wool? ARGH. I don't know when I'll next be able to wear a sweater. It's still over 100 F here. *grumble*
__________________
hillsville
auntiehill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15 2011, 06:13 PM   #1433
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

- Blanket from BedBathBeyond

- Mocha at Starbucks
__________________
Scotty, don't beam me up yet! I'm taking a sh
Mr. Laser Beam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15 2011, 09:54 PM   #1434
auntiehill
Fleet Admiral
 
auntiehill's Avatar
 
Location: hillsville
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

Picked up some cake decorating stuff, as I prepare my stash for the Halloween baking fest.
__________________
hillsville
auntiehill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15 2011, 10:07 PM   #1435
Kestra
Vice Admiral
 
Kestra's Avatar
 
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

auntiehill wrote: View Post
Picked up some cake decorating stuff, as I prepare my stash for the Halloween baking fest.
What are you making?
Kestra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15 2011, 10:10 PM   #1436
auntiehill
Fleet Admiral
 
auntiehill's Avatar
 
Location: hillsville
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

I like to make cupcakes and decorate them with funny faces, coffins, ghosts, etc. I also to make orange or root beer floats, and decorate the straws with ghostie Peeps. Stuff like that. But I never have anyone to share them with, so most of it ends up with the neighbors. I'm hoping to actually have people over this Halloween weekend, so I can just go crazy (ier) with it.
__________________
hillsville
auntiehill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15 2011, 10:17 PM   #1437
Kestra
Vice Admiral
 
Kestra's Avatar
 
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

I know how you feel. I want to make Halloween treats but I have no reason to. I saw some really cute cupcake holders that look like spider legs so you can make spider cupcakes.
Kestra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 16 2011, 12:06 AM   #1438
Davros
Fleet Admiral
 
Davros's Avatar
 
Location: Kaled bunker, Skaro
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

Kestra wrote: View Post
I know how you feel. I want to make Halloween treats but I have no reason to. I saw some really cute cupcake holders that look like spider legs so you can make spider cupcakes.
I think the kids would rather have chocolate.
__________________
"Taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society," -Oliver Wendell Holmes
Davros is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 16 2011, 02:22 AM   #1439
Kestra
Vice Admiral
 
Kestra's Avatar
 
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

Kids? What kids?
Kestra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 16 2011, 01:57 PM   #1440
Goliath
Vice Admiral
 
Goliath's Avatar
 
Location: The Fifth Dimension
Re: Your latest purchases, cont.

No trick-or-treaters in your neighbourhood?
__________________
An illusion--with intelligence! A malignant vision, with a will of pure evil!
Goliath is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
may the force be with you

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:09 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.