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Cornering the market and jacking up the price is... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
Cornering the market and jacking up the price is communism?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Today at 02:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How do the authorities get involved with that?... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
How do the authorities get involved with that? Surely that sort of ruthless capitalism is the American Way? Especially under Trump.

On another note I really hope that Fox News gets sued out of...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Today at 06:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Brazil is also resisting precautionary measures.... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
Brazil is also resisting precautionary measures. Theres a number of disaster areas ready to explode.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Yesterday at 06:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
UK government still isn't following the science.... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
UK government still isn't following the science. Telling everyone to isolate for 7 days from showing symptoms. The WHO says 14 days after symptoms end. Led by donkeys indeed.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 29, 2020 at 07:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The bell is for me, not for you! 151,087 Views / 626 Replies  
The bell is for me, not for you!
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 29, 2020 at 07:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This will spoil the whole thing. There... 201 Views / 7 Replies  
This will spoil the whole thing.


There were aspects that made me think "This is proper Trek again" and aspects that made me thing, "OK this bit not so much."
I always hate when Trek uses poorly...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 29, 2020 at 02:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I got a burger from the "Burger Bus" tonight. Its... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
I got a burger from the "Burger Bus" tonight. Its a big yellow American school bus converted to a burger truck. Really good burgers though.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 27, 2020 at 06:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I heard a whole lot of dumb college kids went on... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
I heard a whole lot of dumb college kids went on spring break.
Also I hear that some bible belt states have no powers to stop the idiot pastors still holding church services and that one church had...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 27, 2020 at 07:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Are any of you starting to really worry yet? It... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
Are any of you starting to really worry yet? It looks like you're going to end up worse than Italy by some distance, and then scaled up for your higher population.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 26, 2020 at 05:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I heard someone else in Missouri tried to bomb a... 272,138 Views / 1,157 Replies  
I heard someone else in Missouri tried to bomb a hospital earlier. Luckily the police killed him first.
Also a store had to throw out $35k worth of food because some stupid woman deliberately...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 26, 2020 at 05:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Bit of cloth and some gaffer tape should be fine. 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
Bit of cloth and some gaffer tape should be fine.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 25, 2020 at 09:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Just pay the whole $360T into my account and I'll... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
Just pay the whole $360T into my account and I'll do the rest. Honest.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 24, 2020 at 12:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I gather Trump is pushing a dangerous/potentially... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
I gather Trump is pushing a dangerous/potentially deadly combo of drugs to treat the disease. I also saw the Lt Governor of Texas claim that people won't mind dying to protect the US economy. Then...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 24, 2020 at 08:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
All the old installers have expired certificates.... 4,137 Views / 32 Replies  
All the old installers have expired certificates. You have to turn off the internet and use terminal to reset the date to before the cert expired.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 22, 2020 at 09:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Theres a lot of people telling those of us who... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
Theres a lot of people telling those of us who dislike Boris and co to give them credit because they're doing something so amazing and generous but I prefer to wait and see if they do what they say...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 21, 2020 at 08:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: I work from home anyway. Except when I'm onsite.... 922 Views / 28 Replies  
I work from home anyway. Except when I'm onsite. One of my two biggest customers has sent their office home to work and is only running their warehouse. The other is poised to do the same.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 21, 2020 at 08:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I can always guarantee that whenever... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
Yeah, I can always guarantee that whenever anything is handed out, I won't qualify for it.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 20, 2020 at 05:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Need to condense that into a catchy soundbite... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
Need to condense that into a catchy soundbite before Boris can think about pivoting to it.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 20, 2020 at 06:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That was the plan until some boffins from... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
That was the plan until some boffins from Imperial College told Boris he'd kill a quarter million people that way. He promptly shit himself and changed the plan. We are still under equipped and not...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 19, 2020 at 11:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yesterday Boris said that insurance companies... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
Yesterday Boris said that insurance companies would pay out without him enforcing business closures. I've also heard others say that most business insurance won't cover virus outbreaks after the SARS...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 18, 2020 at 05:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ladies and gentlemen, conservative America in a... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
Ladies and gentlemen, conservative America in a perfectly exemplar nutshell.

A non-medical professional arguing with an actual doctor (and a military one at that - mentioned only to highlight the...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 17, 2020 at 01:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This is insightful to anyone who hasn't seen it: ... 2,569 Views / 66 Replies  
This is insightful to anyone who hasn't seen it:

HOlPsUbAHJo
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 12, 2020 at 11:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Trumptests© 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
Trumptests©
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 12, 2020 at 02:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I bet some crafty TP executive "leaked" a story... 4,819 Views / 261 Replies  
I bet some crafty TP executive "leaked" a story about shortages and/or panic buying and its all followed from there.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 11, 2020 at 11:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I should qualify that I mean the conventional... 2,569 Views / 66 Replies  
I should qualify that I mean the conventional media, printed and broadcast. As mentioned, the internet is a different beast. The vertical integration between the two on the right is interesting...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 11, 2020 at 11:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I seem to have missed this utter shitshow of a... 2,569 Views / 66 Replies  
I seem to have missed this utter shitshow of a post until now.



Thats why your universities are almost all considered liberal institutions. You know universities, where intellectuals go to...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 11, 2020 at 11:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
As a more objective observer than most of you... 2,569 Views / 66 Replies  
As a more objective observer than most of you will accept, it is clear that the majority of US media is left-leaning. Over here our printed press is 90% right wing and we have relied on the BBC to...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 10, 2020 at 06:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Seems the conservative fake news machine is... 6,316 Views / 60 Replies  
Seems the conservative fake news machine is ramping up against Biden. Didn't Twitter already catch Trump tweeting a fake vid of him?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 10, 2020 at 05:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Its true though. Our government is still sitting... 6,316 Views / 60 Replies  
Its true though. Our government is still sitting on a report on Russian election interference they should have released before they got re-elected. No prizes for guessing why.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 10, 2020 at 05:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I only have these issues with spaces (or lack... 53,123 Views / 364 Replies  
I only have these issues with spaces (or lack thereof) on my iPhone.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 10, 2020 at 05:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Lots of very green policies and an economy that... 28,729 Views / 111 Replies  
Lots of very green policies and an economy that still works pretty well. No wonder they hate it, it proves a chunk of their belief system to be the obvious bullshit it is.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 10, 2020 at 05:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Its not an idea, its a fact. Too much water can... 778 Views / 10 Replies  
Its not an idea, its a fact. Too much water can kill you and I don't mean tidal waves etc.


It seems like these studies on illegal or abused drugs are starting to garner interest. There has been...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 10, 2020 at 05:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No idea. But if you can invent a blue vinegar the... 151,087 Views / 626 Replies  
No idea. But if you can invent a blue vinegar the right shade, maybe you won't be able to see it if you spill.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/crystalro/blue-color-vision-test?bfsource=bfocompareon
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Feb 27, 2020 at 07:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I still have my Yahoo! account which has a bunch... 1,556 Views / 10 Replies  
I still have my Yahoo! account which has a bunch of things signed up to it. Got it in 1999.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Feb 15, 2020 at 07:21 AM, in Networking
Given the dictatorial fangirling, hiring of... 6,316 Views / 60 Replies  
Given the dictatorial fangirling, hiring of sycophants, pardoning all his mates and shamelessly breaking laws and wishing to rig elections, are the press there screaming about his utter disdain for...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Feb 8, 2020 at 08:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I've been saying this for years. US politics is... 774 Views / 9 Replies  
I've been saying this for years. US politics is literally 'mostly good' Vs. 'Utterly evil'.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Feb 6, 2020 at 12:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
While its obvious that any inanimate object... 6,316 Views / 60 Replies  
While its obvious that any inanimate object should be preferably to more Trump, America clearly doesn't see things that way. Who has the best chance of these three to beat him?

I think the Dems...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Feb 4, 2020 at 06:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Theres a Pizza Hut a few miles from me which only... 3,774 Views / 78 Replies  
Theres a Pizza Hut a few miles from me which only opened in the last 5 years or so which is a sit-in place. A lot of our Dominos have tables now too.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 29, 2020 at 06:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
BMW used to charge £800 per light for a £20... 215,385 Views / 1,035 Replies  
BMW used to charge £800 per light for a £20 halogen lamp bulb.

Apple's memory and SSD prices are basically an idiot tax. Always have been.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 29, 2020 at 06:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pizza hut always seemed to be #1 back in the 80s... 3,774 Views / 78 Replies  
Pizza hut always seemed to be #1 back in the 80s and 90s. Was that the case in the US?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 28, 2020 at 10:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Depends who is doing the pricing. One of the... 215,385 Views / 1,035 Replies  
Depends who is doing the pricing.

One of the things I like about Ikea is that they regularly produce items that look really good but they don't jack the price up through the roof. I've seen them...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 28, 2020 at 10:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FYI a striped crosswalk or Zebra Crossing in the... 10,759 Views / 81 Replies  
FYI a striped crosswalk or Zebra Crossing in the UK, pedestrians have right of way. You are obliged by law to stop, though you probably won't get pulled by a watching cop unless they are in a bad...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 28, 2020 at 09:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Some things are priced based on the amount of... 215,385 Views / 1,035 Replies  
Some things are priced based on the amount of work that goes into them, the amount of skill involved and the years of training required to master those skills. Others are priced based on what some...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 28, 2020 at 07:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Dominos in the UK got a fair bit better a couple... 3,774 Views / 78 Replies  
Dominos in the UK got a fair bit better a couple of years ago. Its still very mass-produced and horrifyingly overpriced unless there are lots of you. They don't do pasta here.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 28, 2020 at 07:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They do but I feel like a lot of them are super... 215,385 Views / 1,035 Replies  
They do but I feel like a lot of them are super minimalist and the price tag reflects the name or the level of pretentiousness more than the man hours that goes into making them.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 27, 2020 at 10:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It is obscene but on the other hand there are... 215,385 Views / 1,035 Replies  
It is obscene but on the other hand there are fewer things these days that have the level of craftsmanship to the match the nice things of days gone by. We have flat pack disposable furniture instead...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 25, 2020 at 08:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anything involving hot cheese and I'm generally... 3,774 Views / 78 Replies  
Anything involving hot cheese and I'm generally onboard with enthusiasm.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 25, 2020 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've never seen that kind of flexibility from a... 1,680 Views / 14 Replies  
I've never seen that kind of flexibility from a vegan. If anything they go to extraordinary lengths in the opposite direction. Like who suffers if you pick up an egg that a chicken just dropped and...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 21, 2020 at 08:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Give your kid permission to swear only speaking... 1,042 Views / 14 Replies  
Give your kid permission to swear only speaking about Trump. Then if the grandparents mention Trump again, the child can respond "Donald Trump is a lying piece of shit and an actual turd would make a...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 20, 2020 at 08:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm not a huge meat eater which is why I don't... 1,680 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm not a huge meat eater which is why I don't give any thought to giving it up. I go for quality over quantity where possible so I'm not doing much harm to the environment at all. Local, organic,...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 20, 2020 at 08:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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