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Had a woops moment when my car alarm system went... 74,592 Views / 512 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... 39,363 Views / 353 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. 707 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 ... 230,690 Views / 1,136 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... 680 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... 629 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... 14,606 Views / 103 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... 14,606 Views / 103 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... 1,330 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... 39,363 Views / 353 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... 1,330 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... 39,363 Views / 353 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.... 3,393 Views / 58 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... 1,661 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... 3,943 Views / 65 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... 40,821 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... 178,420 Views / 1,000 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... 178,420 Views / 1,000 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? ... 2,189 Views / 9 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... 40,821 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... 4,051 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... 37,235 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... 37,235 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... 39,363 Views / 353 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... 4,051 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
Curly fries are the best. Tater tots rule. 4,051 Views / 44 Replies  
Curly fries are the best. Tater tots rule.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 8, 2019 at 05:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
People who park their cars tail in instead of... 39,363 Views / 353 Replies  
People who park their cars tail in instead of head in. Now, I understand why it is ok to do so in some circumstances, but for the vast majority of circumstances, head in is far faster and easier....
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 8, 2019 at 02:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Great. I do recommend purple rice over red rice... 4,051 Views / 44 Replies  
Great. I do recommend purple rice over red rice for flavor. Do a half/half of purple rice to white rice ratio. Cook a bit longer than usual and enjoy.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 4, 2019 at 07:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As a person who eats white rice every day, up to... 4,051 Views / 44 Replies  
As a person who eats white rice every day, up to 3 times a day, I have to disagree with the above two posts (the flavor portion). White rice is magnificent and has loads of flavor. I primarily eat...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 4, 2019 at 12:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As a shareholder, I can say that Cracker Barrel... 22,080 Views / 109 Replies  
As a shareholder, I can say that Cracker Barrel is overrated at least for breakfast which is the only time I’ve been there. Been there for breakfast maybe four times and each time a bit disappointed....
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 2, 2019 at 06:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
To me, the only thing bad about the new Air Pods... 37,235 Views / 230 Replies  
To me, the only thing bad about the new Air Pods Pro is that they do not come in a floss case. I really love that design.
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 30, 2019 at 08:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Off the phone with a CSR for my brokerage account... 39,363 Views / 353 Replies  
Off the phone with a CSR for my brokerage account asking some account deadlines, etc. I asked a few questions and she would answer then add "Yes, provided that everything is correct" each and every...
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 21, 2019 at 11:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Where I lived people inside the elevator like... 39,363 Views / 353 Replies  
Where I lived people inside the elevator like holding the elevator door open for others inside the elevator to exit when the elevator door opens. Kind of like a gentleman thing to do. I hate it...
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 17, 2019 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple Cider Vinegar uses 3,622 Views / 15 Replies  
I have had charley horses for a while now, maybe 2x a year. Very painful sensation that leaves the muscles sore for hours. But recently, that 2x a year changed to once a month.I tried eating bananas...
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 8, 2019 at 10:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not nut corn, but maybe will satisfy your... 39,363 Views / 353 Replies  
Not nut corn, but maybe will satisfy your cravings: coated, roasted peanuts; wasabi peas; or pork rinds.
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 1, 2019 at 04:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple Arcade 3,454 Views / 1 Replies  
Just download iOS 13 and anxious to try Apple Arcade. Downloaded Red Reign and will play soon. I think this will be good for me as I absolutely hate getting diamonds, points, coins, etc to speed up...
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 20, 2019 at 04:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I went shopping for long pants a few months back... 39,363 Views / 353 Replies  
I went shopping for long pants a few months back and discovered almost all jeans were slim fit or skinny fit. I just wanted normal pants!
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 18, 2019 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, for the Cook-note today, I am most... 37,235 Views / 230 Replies  
Well, for the Cook-note today, I am most interested in the Apple Watch series 5, mainly because of the always on display. To me, that is the entire purpose of the watch, which is to tell the time,...
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 10, 2019 at 10:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I did the Apple Cash card thing and accumulated... 4,820 Views / 6 Replies  
I did the Apple Cash card thing and accumulated $9 on it. I thought that I could select it when making an Apple Pay transaction and deduct the price of the goods bought from my Apple Cash card...
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 10, 2019 at 05:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like watching Can't Pay We'll Take It Away,... 3,743 Views / 5 Replies  
I like watching Can't Pay We'll Take It Away, especially when the high court enforcement people take away goods from businesses. Taking away people's cars is also satisfying.
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 5, 2019 at 10:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was thinking about getting my upcoming car... 178,420 Views / 1,000 Replies  
I was thinking about getting my upcoming car wrapped. I read it protects the car from grit on the road such as pebbles, sand, etc. It is just a thin piece of plastic that is overlayed on the car. If...
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 3, 2019 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For the bananas, I place peeled ripe bananas in a... 39,363 Views / 353 Replies  
For the bananas, I place peeled ripe bananas in a ziplock bag and freeze them. Good for a milkshake weeks later.
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 27, 2019 at 12:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
By the side, I didn’t mean dangling off on the... 39,363 Views / 353 Replies  
By the side, I didn’t mean dangling off on the side. I mean on the side of the seats but still on the seats. That way one can sit down right away when carrying a bunch of stuff without having to sit...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 23, 2019 at 09:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know why it is done, of course. It doesn't make... 39,363 Views / 353 Replies  
I know why it is done, of course. It doesn't make it not annoying.
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 22, 2019 at 09:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I'm overseas right now and it is common to... 7,947 Views / 15 Replies  
Yeah, I'm overseas right now and it is common to have a profile picture. I would think if you do post a profile picture, something recent would be better than something 17 years old. Regardless of...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 21, 2019 at 09:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Still reviewing resumes. Guy, 27 years old,... 7,947 Views / 15 Replies  
Still reviewing resumes.

Guy, 27 years old, writes how he used to play the piano in elementary school. A bit weird to mention something so long ago and not relevant to the job, but offered him an...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 20, 2019 at 10:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sitting on the airplane seats and having to... 39,363 Views / 353 Replies  
Sitting on the airplane seats and having to uncross the seatbelts from each other before sitting down. Just an unnecessary step. Please place the seatbelts on the side.
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 20, 2019 at 09:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Finally got the Apple Card. I guess it was when... 4,820 Views / 6 Replies  
Finally got the Apple Card. I guess it was when it was available for anyone despite me clicking the "Notify Me" link. I opted not for the titanium card as I don't really care about a physical card...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 20, 2019 at 08:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I ordered a Tesla Model 3 performance model in... 178,420 Views / 1,000 Replies  
I ordered a Tesla Model 3 performance model in metallic gray. I first choose red, but I was told it was too ostentatious so I changed to metallic gray. Where I live, there are very, very few...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 19, 2019 at 10:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I will sign up and use it for some transactions... 4,820 Views / 6 Replies  
I will sign up and use it for some transactions (daily Starbucks fix), pending acceptance.

But will continue to use my CapitalOne Venture card as I travel a lot and get 10% hotels.com using it +...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 16, 2019 at 12:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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