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Here are my 2 new rides: A Tesla Model 3... 25,794 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... 153,735 Views / 984 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... 153,735 Views / 984 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? ... 787 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... 25,794 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... 1,777 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... 27,562 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... 27,562 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... 28,162 Views / 322 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... 1,777 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. 1,777 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... 28,162 Views / 322 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... 1,777 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... 1,777 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... 16,271 Views / 101 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... 27,562 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... 28,162 Views / 322 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... 28,162 Views / 322 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 2,003 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... 28,162 Views / 322 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 2,283 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... 28,162 Views / 322 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... 27,562 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... 3,733 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,... 2,724 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... 153,735 Views / 984 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... 28,162 Views / 322 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... 28,162 Views / 322 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... 28,162 Views / 322 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... 7,457 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,... 7,457 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... 28,162 Views / 322 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... 3,733 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... 153,735 Views / 984 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... 3,733 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
How did you get it? Special email link or... 3,733 Views / 6 Replies  
How did you get it? Special email link or something?

I use my capital one Venture card which is essentially two percent back on anything. I like it because I get to get account credit the moment...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 16, 2019 at 12:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I totally agree that physical buttons are always... 153,735 Views / 984 Replies  
I totally agree that physical buttons are always better for basic controls like volume. My 2015 CR-V has a really bad touchscreen for volume control and no physical buttons. For me, as the driver, it...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 14, 2019 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Going to probably buy a Model 3 on the 18th. Red... 153,735 Views / 984 Replies  
Going to probably buy a Model 3 on the 18th. Red exterior and with black seats.
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 13, 2019 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good for you doing something you like, especially... 7,722 Views / 27 Replies  
Good for you doing something you like, especially a long lost car. It is a good hobby. Personally, I find that car to be appallingly ugly. And it is just so old and in such poor condition, that your...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 12, 2019 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/29/20746156/amazon... 7,354 Views / 41 Replies  
https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/29/20746156/amazons-ring-law-enforcement-partnerships

"According to the notes, Ring lets officers request footage from owners through Ring. While police reportedly...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 7, 2019 at 08:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whales can "eat" sea lions. Should be picture of... 78,347 Views / 397 Replies  
Whales can "eat" sea lions. Should be picture of the year.

https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-49161923
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 30, 2019 at 07:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Question on Ring doorbells. I always thought that... 7,354 Views / 41 Replies  
Question on Ring doorbells. I always thought that a doorbell camera was a poor choice for a camera because the doorbell is just too low to capture what is needed. Is this what you have experienced?
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 23, 2019 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Kind of true. The burglar would first have to... 7,354 Views / 41 Replies  
Kind of true. The burglar would first have to know it is local storage vs cloud storage and then actually find the storage device, which could be anywhere in your house (which in my house is next to...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 14, 2019 at 09:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Smart Houses 7,354 Views / 41 Replies  
I do kind of, sort of want a smart house, but only to an extent. I only want the ability to control lights and certain appliances (i.e., air conditioning) and pretty much nothing else.

The lights...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 14, 2019 at 08:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I occasionally visit bogleheads.org and one minor... 28,162 Views / 322 Replies  
I occasionally visit bogleheads.org and one minor irritant is when people write DW and DH. So annoying,
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 13, 2019 at 07:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There are 2 basic kinds of rice cookers (well, 3,... 6,484 Views / 26 Replies  
There are 2 basic kinds of rice cookers (well, 3, but I'm only going to talk about 2).

One is the single button model. Press a single button and that is all it takes to cook rice. Turns out that...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 10, 2019 at 02:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple cut SSD upgrade prices for all models.... 7,829 Views / 44 Replies  
Apple cut SSD upgrade prices for all models. However, it only affects the highest storage models for the Mac mini. Very disappointing.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 10, 2019 at 02:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean they are underrated because not that many... 6,484 Views / 26 Replies  
I mean they are underrated because not that many people use them. They can be used for a wide variety of dishes other than rice, but people don’t seem to know or care. I cooked a whole (semi small)...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 9, 2019 at 06:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That was a great movie (read the book as well). ... 6,484 Views / 26 Replies  
That was a great movie (read the book as well).

Rice cookers. I can't believe a lot of people cook rice on the stove still. With the press of a button, your rice (or soup or something else) can be...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 8, 2019 at 07:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I absolutely hate it also. It is just for data... 4,357 Views / 9 Replies  
I absolutely hate it also. It is just for data collection. I go pay my bills online, have water, gas, electric, and trash. That is four companies and four separate logins with separate passwords....
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 6, 2019 at 10:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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