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Let’s tell Reader and Glenn it’s time to change... 49,560 Views / 341 Replies  
Let’s tell Reader and Glenn it’s time to change their tires and see if they fall for it.
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think this can be boiled down to a single... 13,109 Views / 92 Replies  
I think this can be boiled down to a single problem. Their OS release schedule is too rapid. Neither Apple or developers can keep up.

The hardware’s still fine for the most part. Too expensive is...
Posted by subego, on Today at 09:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s a balmy 9° with a -4° windchill. I... 49,560 Views / 341 Replies  
It’s a balmy 9° with a -4° windchill.

I guess February in November is the “new weather” in the thread title.
Posted by subego, on Today at 07:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The self-checkouts at my Mariano’s (owned by... 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
The self-checkouts at my Mariano’s (owned by Kroger) have the opposite phrasing. They’re all “please place the item in the bagging area” in an obnoxious, “hurry the **** up” tone. If it didn’t do...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup... MouseRugs are the problem. It just... 139 Views / 6 Replies  
Yup... MouseRugs are the problem.

It just seems to be the Magic Mouse, though. The AWM works fine, and after my last one finally died, I picked up a Logitech which works fine.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 07:13 PM, in Marketplace
When it comes down to it, for me it’s about not... 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
When it comes down to it, for me it’s about not waiting.

My Kroger owned Mariano’s has 18 self checkout lanes. No way they hire 18 cashiers. They can’t even hire a stock boy.


That said, I do...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 06:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My van pops it on as a courtesy when you open the... 141,272 Views / 940 Replies  
My van pops it on as a courtesy when you open the door.

I needed the mileage to gas up (Zipcar), and ended up calling them. They have cellular access to the car, and gave it to me that way.

So,...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes! They don’t work with the mousepads I like,... 139 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes! They don’t work with the mousepads I like, so I’ve got one with close to zero miles on it. PM me your address.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:16 AM, in Marketplace
Motion is seconded. 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
Motion is seconded.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 09:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
An X3... though thankfully, it looks like I‘m... 141,272 Views / 940 Replies  
An X3... though thankfully, it looks like I‘m wrong about that.

There’s an unspecified “knob” I was supposed to press to see the odometer. It occurred to me long after that the one place I didn’t...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Rented a car yesterday. Still really hate the... 141,272 Views / 940 Replies  
Rented a car yesterday. Still really hate the thing where the engine shuts off when the car is stopped.

Oh... the instrument cluster was a touch screen, which is just absurd.
Posted by subego, on Nov 10, 2019 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Vinegar. 5,314 Views / 26 Replies  
Vinegar.
Posted by subego, on Nov 8, 2019 at 09:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Corn is best in its “fruit” form, though off the... 341 Views / 29 Replies  
Corn is best in its “fruit” form, though off the cob is messy, and I don’t need that much.

Popcorn is of course, awesome.

Everybody has their relative who makes “the best corn casserole”. This...
Posted by subego, on Nov 8, 2019 at 09:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup... backing in is much safer than backing out.... 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
Yup... backing in is much safer than backing out.

In a big lot, I’ll avoid the problem by parking far away from the door.

The minor irritant then becomes my passengers, who behave as if a 200...
Posted by subego, on Nov 8, 2019 at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The van is easy enough to clean, it’s staying... 141,272 Views / 940 Replies  
The van is easy enough to clean, it’s staying much cleaner than my previous cars. Enough so things like a dusty dash are beginning to bug me.
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 07:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I could definitely use a better dealer, but I... 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
I could definitely use a better dealer, but I live far away from all of them. This is the best one in terms of being reachable by public transportation in a timely manner. I much prefer to drop it...
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 06:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Supposedly because it was just a yearly... 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
Supposedly because it was just a yearly inspection and oil change. He said it’s first come, first serve.

Didn’t buy that shit for a second. It’s never been that way before, and I’m not going to...
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Garbanzo is the one bean to rule them all. 341 Views / 29 Replies  
Garbanzo is the one bean to rule them all.
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 11:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Three is a major. Four is a colonel panic. 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
Three is a major. Four is a colonel panic.
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Needed a new city sticker, so I used the... 141,272 Views / 940 Replies  
Needed a new city sticker, so I used the opportunity to clean the haze off the interior of my windshield. This was surprisingly difficult, and still needs more work. Normally I use Windex, but...
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 11:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/11/05/officer-ar... 194,868 Views / 1,106 Replies  
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/11/05/officer-arrested-strikes-officer-boystown-halloween/

Off-Duty Police Officer [in clown makeup] Accused Of Hitting On-Duty Officer In Boystown In Wee Hours...
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 10:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The key cutting machine at Home Depot thinking... 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
The key cutting machine at Home Depot thinking your Kwikset key is a Dexter key.

Kiosk key cutter wanting $12 a key.

Dealer not letting you schedule factory maintenance.

Hot dog delivery...
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 10:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sites going down. :) 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
Sites going down. :)
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 02:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I consider this a diagnosis of beans and... 341 Views / 29 Replies  
I consider this a diagnosis of beans and ricelexia.
Posted by subego, on Nov 5, 2019 at 07:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Isn’t red rice and beans a staple south of the... 341 Views / 29 Replies  
Isn’t red rice and beans a staple south of the Mason-Dixon?
Posted by subego, on Nov 4, 2019 at 07:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The solution I’ve heard is to use cushioned tape... 23,024 Views / 212 Replies  
The solution I’ve heard is to use cushioned tape as a shim. A hole punch makes the perfect size.

If your wife is into the torture type shoes, just get the tape anyway and use it as intended for...
Posted by subego, on Nov 4, 2019 at 01:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
To be fried with scallions and egg. 341 Views / 29 Replies  
To be fried with scallions and egg.
Posted by subego, on Nov 4, 2019 at 02:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This sounds like it would be better with rice. ... 341 Views / 29 Replies  
This sounds like it would be better with rice.

Or more specifically, you could get away with a much higher carb to fat/protein ratio and still have it be good.

This as a rice burrito could be a...
Posted by subego, on Nov 3, 2019 at 05:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Today I learned “Cruise Control” by Panderator,... 73,187 Views / 397 Replies  
Today I learned “Cruise Control” by Panderator, a/k/a the TechnoViking song, is actually “Navigator” by Can-D-Music.

At least, that’s the track the DJ, presumably named Panderator, uses in the...
Posted by subego, on Nov 3, 2019 at 02:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I want to tease the interesting questions out of... 221,716 Views / 2,461 Replies  
I want to tease the interesting questions out of this article.

What’s the ethical reaction to a design flaw if one believes something shouldn’t have been built in the first place?

Is it better...
Posted by subego, on Nov 3, 2019 at 05:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Corn. 341 Views / 29 Replies  
Corn.
Posted by subego, on Nov 3, 2019 at 12:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Battle of the Starches: Potatoes vs Rice (Beans, stay. Corn, GTFO) 341 Views / 29 Replies  
:)

I’ll actually go further and say potatoes in general, and hence their spawn, are overrated.

I like the idea of potatoes, but the execution almost always leaves me wanting.

A good fry is...
Posted by subego, on Nov 2, 2019 at 11:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
5 Guys fries. 13,109 Views / 92 Replies  
5 Guys fries.
Posted by subego, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah... for some reason I was going cheese... 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
Yeah... for some reason I was going cheese doubles.
Posted by subego, on Nov 1, 2019 at 09:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The cheese at White Castle. It’s just not very... 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
The cheese at White Castle. It’s just not very good. Same with 5 Guys.
Posted by subego, on Oct 31, 2019 at 11:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/GlassLittleFlyingfish-si... 53,939 Views / 428 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/GlassLittleFlyingfish-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Oct 31, 2019 at 09:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Happy Halloween! 439 Views / 9 Replies  
https://imgur.com/nvuiXJu.jpg
Posted by subego, on Oct 31, 2019 at 02:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sleet test. Worked well except for the smearing... 141,272 Views / 940 Replies  
Sleet test. Worked well except for the smearing problem.

Got pics at a stoplight. First is right after a wipe, second is a couple seconds later.

https://imgur.com/JXyEtBc.jpg
...
Posted by subego, on Oct 31, 2019 at 01:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess this means I’m back. :) Take... 332 Views / 8 Replies  
I guess this means I’m back. :)



Take the slogan at face value.

America’s greatness was at a previous time. To become great again we must regress to a previous time.

Have we regressed? If...
Posted by subego, on Oct 30, 2019 at 02:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
YouTube only lets me upload 99 videos per day.... 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
YouTube only lets me upload 99 videos per day. JFC.

I expect more for my zero dollars.
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 08:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whoops! Wrong thread. Sorry! 23,024 Views / 212 Replies  
Whoops! Wrong thread. Sorry!
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 08:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
On the other hand, the iPhone 11 Pro is decent if... 23,024 Views / 212 Replies  
On the other hand, the iPhone 11 Pro is decent if not mind-blowing.

Three lenses are nice. The battery finally doesn’t suck.
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 08:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Had a chance to drive in heavy rain at night. ... 141,272 Views / 940 Replies  
Had a chance to drive in heavy rain at night.

The wiper chatter seems to have improved a bit, but now a thin layer of water gets smeared across the windshield with each wipe. This hazes up the...
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 08:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t know why, but I don’t report bugs to... 23,024 Views / 212 Replies  
I don’t know why, but I don’t report bugs to Apple.

I guess I’m thinking either a bug is big enough to affect Apple employees, which means they should do their goddamn job, or it isn’t, which...
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 07:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not a goddamn thing. Reverse pinch to zoom... 23,024 Views / 212 Replies  
Not a goddamn thing.

Reverse pinch to zoom only.

You can still double-tap graphics, just not text.
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There’s a tie for biggest WTF. ... 23,024 Views / 212 Replies  
There’s a tie for biggest WTF.

Double-tapping text in Safari to zoom in is apparently a feature we don’t need anymore.

They revamped how the cursor and text selection works, which is fine in...
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This OS is absolute ****ing hot garbage. I’m... 23,024 Views / 212 Replies  
This OS is absolute ****ing hot garbage.

I’m calling it. Apple has finally completed the transition into being just another bullshit corporation.
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 10:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The city’s new street lamps. ... 22,606 Views / 310 Replies  
The city’s new street lamps.

https://imgur.com/1YyDtQ3.jpg

It feels like I’m in the bleachers at a night game.
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 10:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Very much so. Another was our “salesgirl”... 11,394 Views / 212 Replies  
Very much so.

Another was our “salesgirl” loves Hamilton, so she was absolutely thrilled with her costume.

https://imgur.com/fsMEpXG.jpg

We couldn’t decide whether the other costume was...
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 01:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s possible that wasn’t the problem. Wasn’t... 11,394 Views / 212 Replies  
It’s possible that wasn’t the problem. Wasn’t really the right paint for finished wood, so it didn’t stick. I imagine if the paint was actually sticking to the prop, I’d be able to pull it off dry,...
Posted by subego, on Oct 26, 2019 at 08:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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