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I recently bought a spnidle of CDs for 50 AU cents each (cheap) which were rated for 1-24x burning. This was, of course, a bold-faced lie, and the Finder's Disc Burner made a decent stack of coasters proving the fact.

You can, however, burn images straight from Disk Copy, which provides an option to set the speed manually. Really cheap media should work OK after you dial down the speed to 4x or 8x ... so that's what I do for archiving and general storage purposes.

[Editor's note: I have not tried this myself ... and I'll add that you probably shouldn't use the least expensive media you can find for burning the most important files on your machine!]
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Authored by: bhines on May 25, '02 04:07:04PM

the term is "bald-faced lie" not bold-faced. :)

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Authored by: brad80 on May 25, '02 04:33:35PM

not to be pedantic, but the phrase is "bare-faced lie"

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Re: lie...
Authored by: jiclark on May 25, '02 07:30:17PM

Actually, at, I can find both "bold-faced" and "bare-faced" but not "bald-faced"...

Both bold and bare are correct, though I imagine someone can find "bald-faced" in a dictionary somewhere as well...

[So much for on-topic posts!]

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Authored by: robg on May 25, '02 09:05:05PM
And to think I almost chose to edit that phrase out ... look at the great discussion we would have missed out on had I done that ;-). At least in the dictionary I use, it appears that "bold faced lie" is completely acceptable:

bold-faced (adj): unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bold-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; ...


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Re: lie...
Authored by: Nuken Footzen on May 26, '02 11:03:13AM

Why does this matter? Who cares if it is bald-faced or bold-faced lie. this isn't about the "osx hint", so shut up about it people

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Authored by: ~Coxy on May 26, '02 09:21:42PM
Yes, bold-faced is a correct term - it refers to a lie being advertising in bold print, making it all the worse. As a matter of fact, the writing on the CDR was in bold print... ;)

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