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Old Sep 24, 2006, 12:27 PM   #1
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Make your computer greet you on login!

ok, so i have been playing around with the script editor and i came up with a little(veeeery little 3 lines of text) that will make your mac greet you on login.
just open a new script and type:

tell application "Finder"
display dialog "Welcome My Master!"
end tell


or just type something else after the "display dialog"
then do a "save as" and choose "application" in the format
after that just open it (the application) right-click the icon at the dock and select "open at login" (or something like that) and you are done!
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Old Sep 24, 2006, 12:49 PM   #2
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Old Sep 24, 2006, 12:57 PM   #3
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ok, so i have been playing around with the script editor and i came up with a little(veeeery little 3 lines of text) that will make your mac greet you on login.
just open a new script and type:

tell application "Finder"
display dialog "Welcome My Master!"
end tell
I prefer something more like "Where you been, slave?".
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Old Sep 24, 2006, 01:23 PM   #4
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i thought of that but my computer is in portugese (admin's crazy :P) but ill circle around where u should press:
1st

2nd


and finally 3rd

that should be clear enough if u dont understand a word tell me ill translate
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Old Sep 24, 2006, 01:41 PM   #5
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I think this one is better:

tell application "Terminal"
say "Welcome my master!"
end tell


EDIT: Better yet, i'll probably use this one:

tell application "Terminal"
say "Whuddup beotch? Whut up ind da hiz houze?"
end tell
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Old Sep 24, 2006, 03:02 PM   #6
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Oh, boy.
Since you all find this so fascinating I'll share a script with you.

Quote:
say "Welcome my master."
Don't hurt yourself typing that one out.
Take a break every word or so.

Knock your self out.
Don't have too much fun though.
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Old Sep 24, 2006, 05:58 PM   #7
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I have a better one

tell application "Terminal"
say "Where the ******* have you been? I missed you"
end tell
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Old Sep 24, 2006, 10:15 PM   #8
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Cool script, VERY simple, but cool
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Old Sep 24, 2006, 10:17 PM   #9
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I prefer something more like "Where you been, slave?".
Heh. Certainly comes closer to defining my relationship to my machine.
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Old Sep 25, 2006, 03:56 AM   #10
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While I know this is probably just meant to be a simple thing, perhaps you could add in a random event so it could say a variety of things?
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Old Sep 25, 2006, 05:01 AM   #11
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How about having it say "WELCOME BACK, OH MASTERFUL COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY VIOLATOR! Would you like me to load up thepiratebay.org for you or will you just click on it in your bookmarks bar?"

Making your computer talk on login strikes me as so very AmigaOS 2.04.
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Old Sep 25, 2006, 07:51 AM   #12
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How about:

Code:
tell application "Finder"
	say "I see dumb people" using "Whisper"
end tell
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Old Sep 25, 2006, 08:28 AM   #13
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How about:

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tell application "Finder"
	say "I see dumb people" using "Whisper"
end tell
Hee hee.
Thats a good one.

FYI, the tell Finder statement is unnecessary.
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Old Sep 25, 2006, 08:39 AM   #14
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How about having it say "WELCOME BACK, OH MASTERFUL COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY VIOLATOR! Would you like me to load up thepiratebay.org for you or will you just click on it in your bookmarks bar?"

Making your computer talk on login strikes me as so very AmigaOS 2.04.
now that is funny!!!

i find it funny getting my mac to say " i love it when you talk dirty to me " in a stephen hawkin kinda voice and when my mrs is walking past the sofa

make me smile anyway
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Old Sep 25, 2006, 10:20 AM   #15
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This would really be cool if it spoke your greeting, like HAL.
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How about having it say "WELCOME BACK, OH MASTERFUL COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY VIOLATOR! Would you like me to load up thepiratebay.org for you or will you just click on it in your bookmarks bar?"

Man yer at it again. I assume u hate piraters? Do hate the playa hate the game!
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Couldnt you do a script that uses Universal Access to speak some preset messages at login?

(Retorical)
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Old Sep 25, 2006, 12:22 PM   #18
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I have a better one

tell application "Terminal"
say "Where the ******* have you been? I missed you"
end tell
You should add

quit application "Terminal"

otherwise Terminal is left open....

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