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Welcome to the repository for selected posts to uk.comp.sys.mac. These 'gems' are organized by category, and there is an infinitesimal chance that there might be some kind of funky PHP/SQL filing and search mechanism. Don't bank on it though.

Posts are nominated for inclusion by contributors to the froup. They are selected on the basis of originality, whimsy, humour, usefulness and whatever tickles fancies. Acceptance and rejection is by the gems moderator, whose decision is final. So there.

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Category Author Subject Advisory
Macs Daniele Procida Oh, sweet object of desire
Daniele Procida Re: Should I dump Windows?
James Campbell Andrew Re: iMac from Gordon Harwoods - faulty
PeterD Re: More X embarrassment
D.M. Procida Re: iMac logic board problems
Jonathan Sanderson Re: Stickies equivalent in Jagwahr
D.M. Procida Re: Installing Mac OS9.......
Frodo Morris Re: *More* shiny hardware form Apple
D.M. Procida Re: Copying a file greater than 11.19GB to a Mac OS X file server
Luke Bosman Re: Copying a file greater than 11.19GB to a Mac OS X file server
Luk Bosman's wif Re: Copying a file greater than 11.19GB to a Mac OS X file server
Peter Ceresole Re: PB Display Query
zoara Alternative to "Computers as cars"
David Kennedy Re: Icons to make a PC look like a Mac
zoara Re: You'd have to be a bit dim - Mac nasty.
Tim Gowen Re: Backup solution?
zoara Bathroom taps - discuss (tentatively ON topic)
Daniele Procida Re: Best cheap usable mac for mother? (not the Mini)
Advocacy & Proselytization Gareth John Re: Help me choose my next mac...
Tim Auton Re: NS 8.0 Beta available
Clothing D.M. Procida Re: Microsoft and cancer [wandering OT]
Physics & Quantum mechanics Daniele Procida Re: Purple update...
Peter Ceresole Re: Silly question: Can I put this mini-CD rom in my Mac???
Zoara Re: Palm Desktop Time Macine Extreme silliness
PeterD Re: Safari next window shortcut
Alan Frame Re: "Twice as quiet"
Language gxm Re: PC World - <shock> Language
D.M. Procida Declaration of Not Murdering Language
Re: Flash MX Gareth John
Peter Ashby Re: Why upgrade from Jaguar to Panther?
zoara Re: Dumb Sherlock Question/ Mac 'Help' rant
J. Simon van der Walt Re: Detached ghosts in the uplink? [OT]
Bella Jones Re: [OT] Comic sans
Elliott Roper Re: [OT] Comic sans
Nigel Eastmond Re: Yet another switcher
Personalities Gareth John Re: .sit on FAT
zoara Re: OS X - Is it worth it? Language
David Kennedy Re: More Motoring Perils . . .
Tim Gowen Re: Mac Spotting #666
D.M. Procida Re: Memory for beige G3
Peter Ceresole Re: A few questions...
Jim Re: [OT]PC Logic
rpg Re: Record speed for email transfer
Nigel Eastmond Re: Record speed for email transfer
X Kyle M Thompson I've forgotten The whole damn' thread
Jim Andrew Re: Lacie BigDisk
Jim Andrew Re: OT: The way we live now
Martin Re: Billy suggers.....
Elliott Roper Re: OT: How do the computers in credit cards work?
Rachael Nex Re: Yet another switcher
D.M. Procida Re: Bill Gates = Robin Hood?
D.M. Procida Re: Bill Gates = Robin Hood?
D.M. Procida Re: Bill Gates = Robin Hood?
Lusers 'Apple Juice' Re: PC World/Dixons/Currys to sell iMac
Daniele Procida Re: I just think i'll prepare to be flamed
Alan Link Re: Netscape 7.0P
Joel Hopwood The ISP That Has No Clue Language
Phillip Allen Deleting other users' home folders
James Dore Re: [OT-FUN] Born Free
zoara Re: First Direct non-compliance
D.M. Procida Re: Does the G5 iMac come with installation CD's
Sex Sak Wathanasin Re: OT: Epson printer problem
D.M. Procida Re: Go to bed, Rowland content
Rowland McDonnell Re: Go to bed, Rowland
Gareth John Re: Go to bed, Rowland content
D.M. Procida Re: Go to bed, Rowland content
Gareth John Re: X: Stability? My arse.......
Adrian Tuddenham Re: X: Stability? My arse.......
D.M. Procida Re: Eudora full release for X
D.M. Procida Re: Is it worth me upgrading to OS X?
Patrick Navin iChat AV advice/warning - danger Will Robinson!!
Ivor Gleek Re: New iBook/John Lewis (update)
Ivor Gleek Re: Gwyneth Paltrow's Apple
Peter Ceresole Re: A few questions...
PeterD Re: Why so quite?
Rock and Roll Daniele Procida A fantastic recovery
Nigel C. Eastmond Re: A fantastic recovery
Peter Ceresole Re: A fantastic recovery
Other Elana Kehoe Re: We haven't got one of these yet...
zoara Drag and dock.
D.M. Procida Re: Faster under Mac OS X?
Gordon McCallum Re: X: Stability? My arse....... Lawyers
zoara Re: SpamSpamSpamandevenmoreSpam
Richard P. Grant Re: CD - Copy Protection
Peter Ceresole Re: Very OT but very nice.
Bruce Horrocks Re: Macs in white hats (again)
Peter Ashby Re: Amazon spam
Adrian Tuddenham Re: [OT] ID cards
X Kyle M Thompson Re: Photoshop and the Dock
Chris Ridd Re: Gwyneth Paltrow's Apple
PeterD Re: OT: (very) Free to collector, a cooker!
Martin Re: Critical OS X security flaw
Martin Re: Kill Television
Thom White Re: OT: Downloading ethics