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#3392 - 09/09/09 09:45 AM So here you are
deniro Offline


Registered: 09/09/09
It's a good thing I checked the CNET forums again. Someone posted that people from Macfixit had moved over to finetunedmac.com, and here I am, back home.

I can't believe the stupidity of the changes over at CNET/Macfixit. There was a great thing going and they killed it (note: add Macfixit to Ad Astra thread). I'm speechless about the whole thing. Just stunned into inarticulateness. I'd been using Macfixit and its forums for so long.

Very glad to see something start up here. Thanks.

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#3394 - 09/09/09 09:48 AM Re: So here you are [Re: deniro]
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Welcome home! cool
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#3396 - 09/09/09 09:58 AM Re: So here you are [Re: deniro]
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Welcome to FineTunedMac. In just over a month we have grown from 7 members (the moderators, admins, & webmaster) to your registration today as member number 558. You will find a lot, perhaps most, of the MFIF regulars as well as no few new faces. Glad to have you aboard and please pass the FineTunedMac word along to your Mac using friends that the community is alive and well.
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#3398 - 09/09/09 10:00 AM Re: So here you are [Re: deniro]
macnerd10 Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
That was me. Somebody complained about useless forums on Cnet and I suggested to come here. The replies of their mod are very inspiring for us - they ARE struggling:

MacFixit Forums


Edited by macnerd10 (09/09/09 07:36 PM)
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#3399 - 09/09/09 10:02 AM Re: So here you are [Re: deniro]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Gotham
Welcome back! smile
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#3405 - 09/09/09 10:33 AM Re: So here you are [Re: deniro]
Gregg Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Milwaukee, WI (USA)
Originally Posted By: deniro
(note: add Macfixit to Ad Astra thread)


Thought someone did that. (Maybe that was on MFI before the cut-off.) Did you check?
You found this site....

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#3409 - 09/09/09 11:03 AM Re: So here you are [Re: Gregg]
donikatz Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Gotham
Originally Posted By: Gregg
Originally Posted By: deniro
(note: add Macfixit to Ad Astra thread)


Thought someone did that...


Yup, twas I.
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#3429 - 09/09/09 04:33 PM Re: So here you are [Re: macnerd10]
dkmarsh Offline
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Registered: 08/04/09

Originally Posted By: deniro
Someone posted that people from Macfixit had moved over to finetunedmac.com

Originally Posted By: macnerd10
That was me.

Or Jon...or Artie...or Kevin...
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#3434 - 09/09/09 06:16 PM Re: So here you are [Re: dkmarsh]
Kevin M. Dean Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Florida
Yes, we're out there.... slowly testing how much we can post there..... much to tkessler's dismay over on cnet.
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#3436 - 09/09/09 06:43 PM Re: So here you are [Re: Kevin M. Dean]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Vermont
you know, they keep saying how much it's just the old MacFixit, but I don't remember ever seeing any of those guys on the MF forums. just saying.
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#3437 - 09/09/09 07:04 PM Re: So here you are [Re: roger]
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Loc: Gotham
exactly!
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#3440 - 09/09/09 07:13 PM Re: So here you are [Re: dkmarsh]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
True, but I was the last and posted more or less as deniro quoted; I guess he saw mine because it was on the first page, not to underestimate previous posters blush
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#3444 - 09/09/09 07:34 PM Re: So here you are [Re: donikatz]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
I guess the lion's share of suggestions and advices on CNET Mac forum belongs to two moderators only. Judging from the efficiency of old forums and FTM, team approach is much better.
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#3446 - 09/09/09 08:30 PM Re: So here you are [Re: dkmarsh]
Hal Itosis Offline


Registered: 09/03/09
Loc: 10.6.8 (build 10K549)
Originally Posted By: dkmarsh
Or Jon...or Artie...

Crikey. Is that... a lloyd1981 post there, above artie505?

"Words fail."    [so i'll post some ascii art! grin ]

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#3447 - 09/09/09 08:30 PM Re: So here you are [Re: deniro]
Dave Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Phoenix, Arizona
Originally Posted By: deniro
...I'm...just stunned into inarticulateness...

It's nice to see someone here that I can really identify with. Welcome. grin

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#3448 - 09/09/09 08:55 PM Re: So here you are [Re: macnerd10]
Kevin M. Dean Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: macnerd10
I guess the lion's share of suggestions and advices on CNET Mac forum belongs to two moderators only.


I've had to correct MrMacFixit at least twice over there already.
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#3452 - 09/10/09 12:33 AM Re: So here you are [Re: Kevin M. Dean]
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Registered: 08/04/09
They removed one of my posts from VersionTracker; its nature makes it difficult to fault them, but, on the other hand, I'd never have posted it had VT's "Edit" function not been eliminated.
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#3466 - 09/10/09 05:54 AM Re: So here you are [Re: Kevin M. Dean]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Milwaukee, WI (USA)
Originally Posted By: Kevin M. Dean
Yes, we're out there.... slowly testing how much we can post there.....


I've been surprised that they leave those up. Two possibilities: no one is minding the store, or, their software is so primitive, they can't remove posts!

Actually, I think they have removed some, so it's gotta be the first one.

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#3476 - 09/10/09 10:10 AM Re: So here you are [Re: Gregg]
deniro Offline


Registered: 09/09/09
Re: the changes on CNET. I've never seen anything like it. Making moves that were so obviously wrong.

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#3479 - 09/10/09 11:36 AM Re: So here you are [Re: deniro]
Kevin M. Dean Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Florida
Now I'm getting into another tussle with Cnet's mods over their apparent lack of knowledge of torrent apps and available legal torrents and treating people like they're participating in illegal acts with no evidence to support the claim.
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#3487 - 09/10/09 02:34 PM Re: So here you are [Re: Gregg]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
Might be their hierarchy. I've read in one post where the poster produced the address, name, etc. a warning from the Mod not to do it. When asked whether he could edit the post, he said that it was the Admin's privilege only. Since they are swamped with posts, maybe they just did not have time. This place has a lot to learn from old MFIF and FTM.
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#3494 - 09/10/09 04:05 PM Re: So here you are [Re: Kevin M. Dean]
donikatz Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Gotham
Just read your link Kevin. Wow, the mod's excuse was one of the most ridiculous I'd ever seen for a tech forum. I hear they also won't help you with web browser questions because they're mostly used for porn. crazy
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#3500 - 09/10/09 05:56 PM Re: So here you are [Re: deniro]
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Registered: 08/04/09
I've defended FTM once!
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