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I hear putting a piece of toilet paper over your... 62,104 Views / 387 Replies  
I hear putting a piece of toilet paper over your nose and under the mask helps. Also, wash your glasses with shaving cream. It helps a lot.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 2, 2020 at 11:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Taking off my face mask somehow almost always... 62,104 Views / 387 Replies  
Taking off my face mask somehow almost always also takes off my glasses. The ear bands always tangle with my glasses frames. I don't understand it. Doesn't matter if I put my glasses on first or last.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 28, 2020 at 02:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I have to go to work like normal last month or so. 2,806 Views / 46 Replies  
I have to go to work like normal last month or so.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 24, 2020 at 09:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I took a few AP exams in high school and passed... 585 Views / 14 Replies  
I took a few AP exams in high school and passed all of them except for the American government one. I got a 2 on that. Really not sure how as I scored highest marks on the Golden State Exam (or...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 21, 2020 at 10:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Should be some kind of termination fee like... 585 Views / 14 Replies  
Should be some kind of termination fee like paying 3 months instead of the full 18 months.
Posted by mindwaves, on May 21, 2020 at 12:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Unfair fees 585 Views / 14 Replies  
One time I owned a very small foreign company overseas. I was forced by the landlord to close (my building and an adjoining building were going to be combined to make a restaurant). I had to close...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 20, 2020 at 01:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wish I could post pictures here also, but I made... 2,675 Views / 116 Replies  
Wish I could post pictures here also, but I made a nice Chinese claypot meal with spareribs and lotus root with fermented tofu and Grandpa's chicken sauce. Very nice. Leftovers for lunch and...
Posted by mindwaves, on May 18, 2020 at 12:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Luckily, my house is fairly large with only 2... 847 Views / 9 Replies  
Luckily, my house is fairly large with only 2 people, and there are no quarantine rules where I live. But have to work from home sometimes.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 28, 2020 at 08:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Totally agree. I never even heard of Zoom until... 944 Views / 17 Replies  
Totally agree. I never even heard of Zoom until 1.5 months ago and find it is a publicly traded company.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 24, 2020 at 06:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Avocados are good. I like them sliced between two... 2,675 Views / 116 Replies  
Avocados are good. I like them sliced between two slices of bread with mayo. Nothing else.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 24, 2020 at 04:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Still using my iPhone 11 Pro, but I disabled Face... 1,751 Views / 46 Replies  
Still using my iPhone 11 Pro, but I disabled Face ID and put the passcode to enable after 5 mins (1 min is not enough, 2 mins would have been perfect but no such option(. Much easier for when I'm...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 22, 2020 at 09:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I definitely like trying new Dorritos flavors. 298,039 Views / 1,173 Replies  
I definitely like trying new Dorritos flavors.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 22, 2020 at 09:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not going to buy it. Kind of hoping would be... 1,751 Views / 46 Replies  
I'm not going to buy it. Kind of hoping would be in the iPhone 4 body shape. Maybe that is for the iPhone 12. Will sell like hotcakes considering Touch ID and cheap price.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 17, 2020 at 03:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder if people are going to change their... 2,675 Views / 116 Replies  
I wonder if people are going to change their palate because of the virus affects what they can eat and what they can obtain. Potatoes changed Ireland and tomatoes greatly changed Indian cuisine (from...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 17, 2020 at 03:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
People eating more carbs. It is good. They are... 2,675 Views / 116 Replies  
People eating more carbs. It is good. They are filing and easy to make and store. Only issue is that cooking pasta takes up a lot of water. And al dente pasta is disgusting (to me). Needs to be...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 13, 2020 at 08:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Similar issue for me. But I think my iPhone 7... 2,806 Views / 46 Replies  
Similar issue for me. But I think my iPhone 7 registers my key presses better than my 11 Pro.
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 13, 2020 at 08:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
With this virus issue afoot, people can't make... 165,829 Views / 659 Replies  
With this virus issue afoot, people can't make their rent payments. It is weird why people cannot make their rent payment once they lose their jobs. Everyone should have at least 2 months (more like...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 13, 2020 at 08:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Woking at home for the next 2 weeks is good. When... 2,806 Views / 46 Replies  
Woking at home for the next 2 weeks is good. When I go to work the next week, I'm required to do a forehead temp check before entering the building and need to wear a mask inside the building lobby...
Posted by mindwaves, on Apr 8, 2020 at 04:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Work in the office. Besides one week from working... 2,806 Views / 46 Replies  
Work in the office. Besides one week from working at home (in early Feb), been in the office 9.5 hour a day (including lunch). I bring my lunch most days to avoid people.
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 26, 2020 at 11:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Never had a sleep study done before. Maybe I do... 165,829 Views / 659 Replies  
Never had a sleep study done before. Maybe I do have sleep apnea, but I'm ok doing what I do currently.
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 23, 2020 at 07:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not a question but a statement. I have a snoring... 165,829 Views / 659 Replies  
Not a question but a statement. I have a snoring problem and it has affected my quality of life. Feel tired during the day. Been taping my mouth shut at night the last two plus weeks and I can say...
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 23, 2020 at 12:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I’m actually living in a country next to China... 2,806 Views / 46 Replies  
I’m actually living in a country next to China (secret) and for the most part, everything has been normal. I worked from home one week last month but that was optional. People wear masks everywhere,...
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 19, 2020 at 06:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A mirror is wonderful. Made of glass but... 1,602 Views / 12 Replies  
A mirror is wonderful. Made of glass but reflective so you can see yourself. Before, people would have no idea how they looked. They can only see others or maybe get a portrait of themselves done...
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 8, 2020 at 11:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ceramic dishes are also nice. They don't leak,... 1,602 Views / 12 Replies  
Ceramic dishes are also nice. They don't leak, can place in the microwave, oven (sometimes), and the dishwasher. They don't stain. Simple brush with a sponge easily removes grime. A great marvel.
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Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 4, 2020 at 10:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Best simple inventions 1,602 Views / 12 Replies  
I deal a lot with inventions; it is part of my job, in fact. I sit at my office desk sipping tea from a tea cup poured from a Thermos(tm) bottle. Water that is 2 hours old but still piping hot. There...
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 3, 2020 at 09:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Had a woops moment when my car alarm system went... 104,374 Views / 546 Replies  
Had a woops moment when my car alarm system went off when one tire was being repaired due to a screw puncture. That was very loud.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 20, 2020 at 03:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Umbrella bags for when you walk into a shopping... 62,104 Views / 387 Replies  
Umbrella bags for when you walk into a shopping center on a rainy day. Complete waste of plastic. Just shake your umbrella dry in a safe area and put it in your bag (in another bag if you must) or...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 14, 2020 at 05:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm ok with a 720p TV. Seriously. 2,434 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm ok with a 720p TV. Seriously.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 2, 2020 at 05:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-50947404 ... 298,039 Views / 1,173 Replies  
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-50947404

Has to be one of the weirdest ways to die.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 30, 2019 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would like to, but I'm too old to tinker with... 2,096 Views / 5 Replies  
I would like to, but I'm too old to tinker with such things now. I rather buy something ready made and feature purpose than to create something new. That and I'm a poor coder.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 30, 2019 at 03:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hopefully met my future spouse in 2019. Time... 1,874 Views / 2 Replies  
I hopefully met my future spouse in 2019. Time will tell. I do feel she is very wonderful.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 28, 2019 at 08:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, you are right. I guess I was referring to... 22,859 Views / 140 Replies  
Yeah, you are right. I guess I was referring to Sentry Mode, not Dashcam mode. Sentry mode takes video of stuff happening around the car when parked.

I accidentally activated it too this morning...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 24, 2019 at 11:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I got a Tesla Model 3 with Dashcam and it records... 22,859 Views / 140 Replies  
I got a Tesla Model 3 with Dashcam and it records stuff that are not even remotely relevant. Luckily there is a website that allows easy perusal of the video. https://sentrycam.appspot.com
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 23, 2019 at 03:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That is the argument some people make, but others... 2,864 Views / 12 Replies  
That is the argument some people make, but others may say that we are the only humans capable of drinking milk from another species, therefore it is ok. I find it weird myself, but I'm not against it...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 17, 2019 at 09:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks, but mostly, I'm looking for a basic solid... 62,104 Views / 387 Replies  
Thanks, but mostly, I'm looking for a basic solid color polo shirt. Something cheap but can wear to the office. Almost impossible to find these days.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 16, 2019 at 11:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't drink (cow) milk anymore, at least for... 2,864 Views / 12 Replies  
I don't drink (cow) milk anymore, at least for the last few years, and I severely limit my daily intake of milk or its derivatives. I do enjoy some nice vanilla ice cream from time to time (In fact,...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 15, 2019 at 08:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stores not selling short-sleeve t-shirts or... 62,104 Views / 387 Replies  
Stores not selling short-sleeve t-shirts or shorts in winter/fall. I understand it is cold and there is less of a demand, but why not keep 15% of the store with these items during this period instead...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 15, 2019 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I kid you not but the one next to me has 5 lanes.... 16,847 Views / 81 Replies  
I kid you not but the one next to me has 5 lanes. Yes, a roundabout with 5 lanes. I decided to test it yesterday by heading north (from a southern direction) and I have to cut across lanes (there is...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 13, 2019 at 03:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I had my first travel to Europe earlier this... 3,250 Views / 15 Replies  
I had my first travel to Europe earlier this year. I went by train from Vienna to Prague. It was very delightful and very easy. Train tickets were EXTREMELY cheap (to me) and I got the business class...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 9, 2019 at 11:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't drink coffee, and for that reason, I'm... 11,521 Views / 120 Replies  
I don't drink coffee, and for that reason, I'm posting here.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 7, 2019 at 06:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here are my 2 new rides: A Tesla Model 3... 61,317 Views / 443 Replies  
Here are my 2 new rides: A Tesla Model 3 performance with sport aero wheels and a 16" wheels folding bicycle.

https://imgur.com/a/YpYHvAj
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 26, 2019 at 04:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Those sail fins are a rigidity requirement due to... 239,776 Views / 1,035 Replies  
Those sail fins are a rigidity requirement due to the bed being integrated with the cab, ala the Honda Ridgeline. Tesla has chosen to make it a design element and actually functional where the cover...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 25, 2019 at 08:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
First, Tesla has said that this car is not for... 239,776 Views / 1,035 Replies  
First, Tesla has said that this car is not for everyone even before it is announced. Tesla is not planning it to be a mass produced car, at least because of its looks. Like someone to make such a...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 23, 2019 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just seasoning only and no actual pickle inside? ... 6,135 Views / 42 Replies  
Just seasoning only and no actual pickle inside?

I'm fond of twinkies, snowballs, and Hostess cupcakes myself. Occasionally will grab a back of Fritos or Cheetos.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 19, 2019 at 09:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I also got a new ride - a folding bicycle with... 61,317 Views / 443 Replies  
I also got a new ride - a folding bicycle with 16" wheels. No pictures because I don't know of a hosting site (any recommendations for free?). Definitely fun and portable. People always pass me...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 16, 2019 at 12:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Corn bread is good. I also like hash browns at... 5,948 Views / 44 Replies  
Corn bread is good. I also like hash browns at the diner or at Mcdonalds.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 16, 2019 at 01:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not the target market but a lot of... 48,139 Views / 230 Replies  
I'm not the target market but a lot of professionals with DSLR cameras do use SD cards. Would be nice to easily import pictures without an added cable, which is easily lost or forgotten, even if you...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 14, 2019 at 01:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
New MacBook Pro 16" out, same price as the... 48,139 Views / 230 Replies  
New MacBook Pro 16" out, same price as the outgoing 15" model but with a new scissors keyboard (thickness and weight slightly increased), physical escape key, and improved speakers. So sad that no SD...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 13, 2019 at 10:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm ok with them and sometimes I do prefer them... 62,104 Views / 387 Replies  
I'm ok with them and sometimes I do prefer them over a human.

What also slightly annoys me is the naming of law firms that uses the last names of 2-4 people instead of a normal naming scheme. For...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 12, 2019 at 06:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Never tried sticky rice with vinegar before. How... 5,948 Views / 44 Replies  
Never tried sticky rice with vinegar before. How is it prepared?
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 11, 2019 at 03:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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