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Major "Antique Roadshow" score, or just plain cute?

Meet "Razzles" (our name for him). My son brought him home from a local (Connecticut) antique/junk shop last Christmas as a gift for his mom. [more inside]
posted by ZenMasterThis on Dec 22, 2014 - 8 answers

Need help finding specific suggestive art print

Random Art Filter: What is this painting of two women and a tiger? [more inside]
posted by arniec on Jan 9, 2013 - 3 answers

Why kill the tiger?

This report from a few days ago got me thinking. When a dangerous zoo animal, like a tiger or a lion, kills a (negligent?) caretaker or escapes and kills another human, why is it (usually?) killed? I know that humans kill dogs that have bitten someone, but these animals are in a cage anyway, so I don't get it. They're in the cage to prevent them from killing humans, right? So what's the point? Not vengeance, surely?
posted by Skyanth on Aug 29, 2012 - 12 answers

So I found this tiger skin rug in a suitcase...

So I have this tiger skin rug... My uncle passed away and I found a bengal tiger rug in an old suitcase. http://www.flickr.com/photos/fleepy/tags/tiger/ I'd love to donate this tiger skin rug to a historical society/museum/conservation-minded cause. Any ideas? Located in NYC.
posted by BigJen on Sep 5, 2011 - 15 answers

Running shoes that look cool too (cool like a rapper)?

Running shoes that look COOL? Like if Jay-Z had to go run a 5k. [more inside]
posted by defmute on Feb 6, 2011 - 16 answers

Will the snow leopard upgrade work on my tiger macbook

If I buy the $30 snow leopard upgrade, will it work on my tiger macbook? [more inside]
posted by thanksfive on Dec 27, 2010 - 10 answers

IF YOU DONT THINK THAT IS A POOR TIGER THEN THAT IS YOUR OPINION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm looking for an unintentionally hilarious video concerning Kenny the white tiger. It was photos of Kenny interspersed with slides of the creator's commentary, much of which was misspelled or incoherent. I saw it within the last year and a half on YouTube. [more inside]
posted by Captain Cardanthian! on Nov 21, 2010 - 1 answer

Between pegs and over curves

How do you measure a dead tiger? [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Sep 30, 2010 - 6 answers

Upgrading a Tiger Macbook to Snow Leopard

Hi there - I am about to upgrade a Black Macbook laptop running Tiger OS X to Snow Leopard (using a $29 Snow Leopard upgrade disk I bought off Amazon.com) (yes, I know this is sort of late in the day). Do you have any tips? Is there anything I should watch out for? [more inside]
posted by Bwithh on Jul 24, 2010 - 12 answers

The Yeast Beast

Tell me everything you know about baking your own bread. [more inside]
posted by mippy on May 19, 2010 - 50 answers

Switching to & consolidating verything on a new external HD

I'm switching to a new external hard drive. How can I consolidate all my files onto it? [more inside]
posted by amillionbillion on Sep 13, 2009 - 4 answers

Mac problems with password resetting and broken screens

Calling all Mac experts out there. I have a tricky one. [more inside]
posted by wile e on Aug 25, 2009 - 10 answers

80s meow

I love this tiger bathing suit. Unfortunately, nothing similar seems to exist on the internet. Help me find one! [more inside]
posted by you're a kitty! on Jun 15, 2009 - 9 answers

stream music via bluetooth?

Can I stream music via bluetooth from an iBook G4 with Tiger 10.4.11 to the Sony Ericsson Bluetooth ball speaker? [more inside]
posted by dhruva on Jun 11, 2009 - 4 answers

control-clicky wiki

OSX (Tiger): Using Control-Click > Quick Search, I want to add Wikipedia to the list. How?
posted by artdrectr on May 1, 2009 - 7 answers

Looking for a Countdown Timer That'll Go Higher Than 99 Hours

I'm looking for an OSX application, widget, or menubar item that will display a countdown to a date. [more inside]
posted by interrobang on Feb 21, 2009 - 4 answers

What to do with an inherited tiger's head?

We inherited a tiger's head from our dead grandfather, which was hunted around 1940. We'd like to know how much it is likely to cost, and what people think we should do with it; donate it to a museum? to an art college? to an insane asylum? Any suggestions appreciated. Photos are here, here, and here. [more inside]
posted by omnigut on Jan 18, 2009 - 39 answers

OSX upgrade to OSX Server: Headache free?

I will be upgrading a MacPro running 10.4.11 to 10.4.11 Server. What, if anything, could go wrong? [more inside]
posted by chillmost on Sep 18, 2008 - 2 answers

Thriller Centerfold Tiger

I'm looking for the picture from the centerfold of the Thriller LP. [more inside]
posted by Stylus Happenstance on Aug 26, 2008 - 5 answers

Low-end laptop

What's a good netbook or netbook-like computer for my mom and sister? [more inside]
posted by mccarty.tim on Aug 20, 2008 - 4 answers

Man Attempting to Move Leopard

Great MeFites, I come bearing but a humble request. I bought a MacBook Pro about six months before Leopard was released. When it finally came out, I installed it on a partition on an external drive, which I would boot from (because OS X is awesome like that, amirite?) so I could test out all my apps. Now I'm ready to commit to Leopard full-time - what's the best way to go about transplanting my Leopard partition? [more inside]
posted by indiewizard on Aug 18, 2008 - 6 answers

Like Paint for Mac?

Can you suggest a simple 2d drawing program for Mac OS X (Tiger)? I'd like something with the simplicity of MS Paint. I'm trying to draw some very simple line diagrams. If it's free (or cheap) that would be good. [more inside]
posted by bluefly on Jun 4, 2008 - 11 answers

Major crashes with OS X 10.4 (on a G5 iMac). Bad hardware?

Major crashes with OS X 10.4 (on a G5 iMac). Bad hardware? It looks like I'll have to take it in for repairs, but maybe there's a software fix? [more inside]
posted by AmbroseChapel on Jun 1, 2008 - 13 answers

launchd WatchPaths vs RuntimeRevolution CGI

Can a launchd plist set to WatchPaths respond to a CGI script updating a file? [more inside]
posted by evil holiday magic on Mar 14, 2008 - 4 answers

Syncing a Razr? More like STINKING A RAZR

iSync question: I'm trying to use a USB cable to sync a Razr V3 with iSync 2.4 on an iBook G4 running Tiger, but something's not clicking. iSync recognizes the phone and it claims to Sync it, but nothing gets added to Address Book. What's the deal? The iBook doesn't have Bluetooth capability, so I can't use that. [more inside]
posted by Sticherbeast on Jan 12, 2008 - 3 answers

Tiger help! Why are my wireless and spotlight icons missing from the upper right hand corner of my toolbar?

Tiger help! Why are my wireless and spotlight icons missing from the upper right hand corner of my toolbar? [more inside]
posted by radiocontrolled on Dec 30, 2007 - 9 answers

Please help my dock and apps play nicely together

On my Mac (Tiger), I prefer to have the dock at the bottom, hidden. But all my applications insist on opening new documents and windows so that the new window touches the bottom of the screen. As a result, it often happens that when I go to resize the window by grabbing the bottom right corner, I invoke the dock instead. Usually, a second try will be successful, but this is annoying as heck. Is there a global setting that will tell my applications to stay out of that last quarter inch of my screen? Or some other solution to this?
posted by bricoleur on Dec 20, 2007 - 12 answers

Voice over internal modem?

Is it possible to use the modem in an iBook running Tiger to send and receive voice messages? [more inside]
posted by ooklala on Dec 14, 2007 - 4 answers

Best Chicago bar for MU/KU game?

Best sports bar to watch the Mizzou-KU game...in Chicago? [more inside]
posted by Ignatius J. Reilly on Nov 23, 2007 - 4 answers

Help my ailing iBook!

MacTechFilter: Is this strange activity in my console log the reason my iBook is freezing up? [more inside]
posted by annabellee on Oct 20, 2007 - 2 answers

How to get iBook G4 to stop freezing up.

[iBook G4 filter]: My Mac keeps freezing and responds to nothing but a hard restart. [more inside]
posted by annabellee on Sep 23, 2007 - 8 answers

How to install Mac OSX clean without the original discs?

How can I install Mac OS X on an older Macbook Pro without the original discs? [more inside]
posted by rsanheim on Sep 5, 2007 - 13 answers

What are the best Safari plugins?

What are the best Safari plugins? [more inside]
posted by jroybal on Jun 24, 2007 - 15 answers

Unstable Mac! Advice for testing RAM?

My Mac is totally messed up! Help! (Hardware issue, probably ram chips, maybe HD) [more inside]
posted by anonymoose on Apr 4, 2007 - 13 answers

Help me revive a Western Digital hard drive

Is there any way to get my western digital external hard drive to properly display the disappeared files & folders on it so that I can back them up? [more inside]
posted by pantufla on Mar 30, 2007 - 7 answers

OS X kernel panic after HD added

OS X kernel panic after adding new HD. [more inside]
posted by spock on Dec 23, 2006 - 3 answers

Help me with search in Tiger

I'm having some trouble constructing a search in the latest iteration of my favorite operating system. I love the idea of Smart Folders, and I keep coming up with cool ways to implement them. But I keep running into problems of two main kinds - not being able to use NOT logic and it not finding things. [more inside]
posted by dondiego87 on Dec 19, 2006 - 3 answers

XML/XSLT rendering issue?

[XML/XSLTFilter] 10.4.8 and Safari let me search an XML database, but they can't seem to display the results properly (they're just a jumbled mess). IE6 and IE7 on XP Pro have no problems handling the same search and the results are displayed in a nice table. I was able to look at some of the code and it looks like something with XML data islands and XSLT stylesheets may have something to do with OS X's problem rendering the results. [more inside]
posted by hummercash on Nov 30, 2006 - 4 answers

Earl Woods quote

Earl Woods filter: Does anyone have a link to that really strange quote by Earl Woods all about how Tiger was the chosen one and would change mankind? Google failing me.
posted by Cosine on Oct 11, 2006 - 3 answers

Exactly cloning a MacBook Pro's HD

I need to make an exact clone of a MacBook Pro drive onto an external (fw) drive, which will then be used as the MBP's internal drive. [more inside]
posted by lorimer on Oct 9, 2006 - 9 answers

Please help me GLOBALLY DISABLE font smoothing (anti-aliasing) in Tiger

Please help me GLOBALLY DISABLE font smoothing (anti-aliasing) in Tiger. I did it almost-completely in Panther, but the Panther solution needs another step in Tiger. [more inside]
posted by allterrainbrain on Oct 4, 2006 - 12 answers

Issue reinstalling OSX 10.4 (Tiger) on my MacBook Pro

I've got a MacBook Pro that currently has Max OS X 10.4.7 installed on a single partition (no boot camp). I'd like to wipe the hard drive clean and reinstall OSX 10.4 from scratch, but I'm running into some issues. [more inside]
posted by freshgroundpepper on Sep 23, 2006 - 4 answers

My Mac will not open .zip files with Stuffit expander. What does Error message 1 mean?

I have some video .zip files that I have downloaded into Tiger desktop latest OS X. I then downloaded the latest version of Stuff it expander. I continue to get the error message: "Unable to unarchive "name of file" into "desktop". (Error 1 - Operation not permitted." What does this mean? I've looked in all the Mac help forums and can find nothing. Also, what do you think is the best place to get simple Mac help with quick responses?
posted by Jenna Roadman on Sep 10, 2006 - 5 answers

Mac Php problems

I messed up an Apache 2/PHP installation of my Mac OX 10.4, and need help figuring out what to do next [more inside]
posted by dvjtj on Jun 4, 2006 - 7 answers

Help me revive my powerbook after a security update.

After installing the most recent security update for OS X, my PowerBook G4 no longer boots. I've gone through the generic troubleshooting steps on Apple's site, and even paid for the phone support, but couldn't get any better answer than "Archive and Install," which I can't do due to lack of free space. Please help me fix this hopefully simple problem. [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Jun 3, 2006 - 10 answers

Upgrading a DVD-less Powerbook

How to install Tiger (OSX 10.4) on a Powerbook with a broken DVD drive? [more inside]
posted by vacapinta on Jan 17, 2006 - 5 answers

How to sync an older PDA with a Mac

How can I synchronize my old PDA with my new Mac without paying? [more inside]
posted by LouMac on Nov 30, 2005 - 8 answers

Battery first, then upgrade? Upgrade first, then battery?

PotentiallyStupidQuestionFilter: I'm looking to juice up my long-in-the-tooth titanium Powerbook (from March of 2002 -- 667 mHz processor, 512 MB of RAM, 30GB harddrive, etc.) with both a new battery (since the original one now gets approx. five minutes of life when unplugged) and OS X 10.4. Here's the weird question: Should I put the battery in first, and then update the OS, or do the OS update and then swap in the new battery? It might not matter at all, but I know that operating systems do have an impact on battery performance -- is that something I should be taking into consideration, or can I do either upgrade at any time without worrying about sequence?
posted by logovisual on Nov 10, 2005 - 9 answers

Tiger's QuickTime Misperforming on an iBook G3?

Ever since upgrading to QuickTime 7 and Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger), I've noticed that apparently what I think is the H.264 and H.267 codecs play very choppily on my machine. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Nov 2, 2005 - 11 answers

Photoshop has disappeared...

[OSX] After installing Tiger on my iBook (and using Software Update to upgrade to the latest version), I am no long able to open Photoshop. The applications icon has been replaced with another application's document icon! [more inside]
posted by NewGear on Sep 22, 2005 - 10 answers

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