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iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

Hey, I found sadaam!

But seriously, tslice, when I get a 3G, I’m going to dip my old one in battery acid.  Or maybe some LSD! iDOP!

Posted by twdldee on July 4, 2003 at 1:31 AM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

You iPod infidels! ..... You shall feel the wrath of MY iPod….. May your be plagued by the junk mail from 1 million spammers and may your undergarments reek of the smell of defeat as us loyally citizens of Irak (sp) rejoice and party like it’s 1999. (Sarcastic tone implied)

Posted by Sadaam Smith on July 4, 2003 at 12:18 AM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

Tslice,
I first learned about the Ipod when a buddy of mine brought one to a summer camp I went to (2003) and now I want one soooooooooo bad, so I was curious is there anything I should know of about the performance of the Ipod itself or the battery? I am a little nervous to buy it since its really $$$ so if u could just sell the idea to me i would appreicate it. ok thanks alot.
JL

Posted by JL on July 3, 2003 at 7:17 PM (CDT)

Wishing for a play queue for iPod

yea it fixed it. . .  i can’t really tell you what size to get, i have the 30 and i have less then 7 gigs left. . .

Posted by jzero on July 2, 2003 at 7:36 AM (CDT)

Wishing for a play queue for iPod

jzero, hey the 2.0.1 rectified the on the go playlist prob already?
is it?
alright…thn i shall go get the 3rd gen ipod then! 10 or 15? do i really need the remote?

Posted by j.m. on July 2, 2003 at 4:20 AM (CDT)

Will any MP3 player ever catch Apple's iPod?

I am a PC user and the IPOD is amazing. I have a second generation 10G ipod and I have never experienced any problems with it, so I dont know what all these problems on the new ipods are, but i think the problem is XP. On the average, i am getting 5 to 10 errors a day while i open programs or try to get on the internet. I have to send error reports to microsoft all the time. I dont have a mac, only my pc, but i think XP is not that great. I never had any problems on ‘98 0r 2000. My ipod plays great. I cant wait til itunes comes out on windows.

P.S. PC’s are not the fastest anymore. Apple’s new Powermac G5 is much faster than any pc.

P.S.S. I just had an error typing this and i sent ANOTHER error report to microsoft.

Posted by Someone on July 1, 2003 at 2:00 PM (CDT)

Switching from MP3 to AAC Without Losing Your Mind

To Glen,
For the Windows iPod crowd, the new EphPod supports AAC formats for Windows XP. You can get it for free at ephpod.com

Posted by Buell on July 1, 2003 at 1:30 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

so…........Has anyone else subjected their iPod to any other harsh environments?  Jungle, Antartica, New York City….just joking NYC. 

Let us know.  Was there a time where something happened to your iPod and you thought….“oh boy there it goes…bye bye iPod…..but it just kept on rocking?

We want to hear it.

Posted by tslice in Illinois on July 1, 2003 at 12:14 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

sorry to bring it up again,  but someone here is an IDIOT

tslice, I agree with noname, go to town take a picutre in the city, with the people around you, you’re bound to find an saddam henchmen bullying around a woman or some other guy, at least its not a statement about war…

i guess that will make noname happy - I agree its IPOD only here..  sorry to bring this up again, I’m just reading and I m thinking JEEEEZ IDIOT..

(I m not pointing fingers at anyone, if you think the idiot applies to you, guess you know yourself good)

Posted by clyde on July 1, 2003 at 11:19 AM (CDT)

Wishing for a play queue for iPod

just to let you all know.. .with the recent firmware update. . .2.0.1 or whatever.. . .the on-the-go playlist works correctly now. . .you can add one song to it, start playing it, add other songs and they’ll play too w/o having to restart the playlist.  so for all the people with the 3g ipod like me. . .be happy.  also, to all the people with the old ones. . .suck it.  .sell your old one, get a new one.. .

Posted by jzero on June 30, 2003 at 11:29 AM (CDT)

Will any MP3 player ever catch Apple's iPod?

Whilst I agree with most of your comments. One major fact needs correcting. I read time and time again that MP3 or AAC provide CD quality audio. THEY DO NOT. The sound from any of these devices uses compression and the compression used also involves massive loss of data.

You only need to compare the bit rates. CD has a bit rate of 1,411 Kbs. MP3 and AAC are around one tenth. Are you trying to say that nothing is lost?

Don’t get me wrong. I love the iPod and the convenience of AAC and MP3 files but using them with anything bigger than a computer loudspeaker or a pair of headphones is pointless, it just doesn’t sound that good.

Posted by Roland on June 29, 2003 at 9:02 AM (CDT)

New iPod Reactions: Accessory Makers and an Author

i’d love a case that can house all my ipod accessories independently from my ipod… dock, AC adapter, stereo cable, firewire cable and FM tuner so that i can throw this in my luggage and keep my ipod with me. does anyone make anything like this?

Posted by v on June 29, 2003 at 8:49 AM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

Finally, this is settled :D. noname, let me also apologize, i admit i was stubborn, but u have to see this from my point also. I live in kuwait and i lived through the 2 wars that occured. The first Gulf War and this war. Even though I was a kid during the first war. Anyways, lets get back to the iPod.

I’m taking my iPod to the beach this week, but i’m having 2nd thoughts. hehe. I guess i’m just paranoid. Lets see what happens…

Posted by Patrick M. in Kuwait on June 28, 2003 at 5:21 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

thank you tslice. I really mean it. I wish you all the best! Let’s all be aware and make the world a better place.

Posted by noname on June 28, 2003 at 4:53 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

Well it’s clear that we both have different views, and that you were upset about the pictures.  I appologise. While I did not imply any political motive behind them, it also shows true that “a picture says a thousand words”.  I hope you can except my appology and understand that I had no motive for political gain.  You have brought this to my attention and I will try to use better judgement in the future.  Good luck to you also.

Posted by tslice in Illinois on June 28, 2003 at 2:23 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

@patrick, so what was the intention of tslice with this picture? Infos about iPod? He could have chosen another, couldn’t he?

@tslice, I won’t go “toe to toe” with you,  because you posted this picture in the public,  so the discussion has got to be in the public too, don’t you think so?

By the way, I do not think bad of any of you, but I think this picture is offensive and was published without thinking about the deeper meaning it carries within. I think it might be useful to make people aware (especially Americans), that every action gets a reaction, about that should have been thought beforhand.

tslice, keep your eyes open, listen to the local people, if you get the chance. Good luck!

Posted by nomae on June 28, 2003 at 1:29 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

The weather over here is getting pretty humid and the temperatures rising… but i do not believe it’ll effect my iPod at all…. hmm…

Posted by Patrick M. in Kuwait on June 27, 2003 at 9:06 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

noname, a picture will have a political meaning if u give one. t-slice didnt post up the picture of him and his iPod with the two A1 Abrams tanks and a Bradley fighting vehicle because he wanted to brainwash us or something. So be more mature noname and think before u post….

sorry if i went off topic but i couldnt help it =|

Posted by Patrick on June 27, 2003 at 6:54 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

I will have to have you refer any complaints about the posting of pictures to the staff of ipodlounge.com here:
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As for your political view, if you are a professional you will understand that anyone viewing this site is here for info about Apples iPod. Now if you want to talk politics I once again refer you to my email

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I will be more than happy enough to go toe to toe with you on this subject. That is if your man or woman enough.

Now back to the star of the show…...ta daaaa   the iPod:)

Posted by tslice in Illinois on June 27, 2003 at 6:38 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

ok, tslice, don’t post anymore such pictures, then I have no problem. Show us the culture of these interesting countries, the people, not these weapons of the USA! Picture like these have always a political meaning, patrick, I’m sorry if you can’t see that.

Posted by noname on June 27, 2003 at 6:15 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

Please keep this post about iPod. Like I said, if you think this is political, bring all of your comments to me at  

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Respectfully…..t-slice

Posted by tslice in Illinois on June 27, 2003 at 4:56 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

dude. It has no political meaning. Look at the site ur at. It doesnt read CNN.com or something. its the iPodlounge.com. This isnt a place for political statements.

Posted by Patrick on June 27, 2003 at 3:52 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

@patrick. If somebody thinks it is a good idea to post a picture with “two A1 Abrams tanks
and a Bradley fighting vehicle in the background to the left”, then, yes, this is kind of a political statement! I would feel bad if I would’nt react on something stupid like that, sorry.

Posted by noname on June 27, 2003 at 3:29 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

yeah u do look like Kevin Smith… hmm… u should start growing ur hair to look like Silent Bob.

My favorite Silent Bob moment was in Mallrats when he put a bunch of coins in a sock and was trying to knock out that secuirity guard but he slipped and missed. now THATS comedy.

Posted by Patrick on June 27, 2003 at 1:00 PM (CDT)

iPod Adventures in the Middle East: Part I

I just wish I had his money. Maybe I should get me a trench coat and be his stunt double.

My favorite Silent Bob moment…...

When Silent Bob and Jay were siting in front of the store on “Clerks” and they were playing the music.  When Silent Bob started Busting-A-Move…  I about died laughing.

Posted by tslice in Illinois on June 27, 2003 at 11:57 AM (CDT)

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