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Yeah... we have a curfew, which is the kind of... 44,531 Views / 331 Replies  
Yeah... we have a curfew, which is the kind of shit from before I was born I’ve always heard stories about.

It’s just one thing, but the 120 year old camera store I hung out at in art school...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 12:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Five words. Princess Peach with a shotgun. 4,677 Views / 33 Replies  
Five words.

Princess Peach with a shotgun.
Posted by subego, on May 29, 2020 at 09:51 PM, in Gaming
I only played some of the LEGO Star Wars stuff... 4,677 Views / 33 Replies  
I only played some of the LEGO Star Wars stuff ages ago, but thought they were fantastic.

I didn’t know there was a GTA style one. That sounds like a great idea.
Posted by subego, on May 29, 2020 at 02:38 PM, in Gaming
Today, Bioshock, Borderlands, and XCOM2 were... 4,677 Views / 33 Replies  
Today, Bioshock, Borderlands, and XCOM2 were released.

Word on the first two is they’re good ports, but the hardware can’t handle XCOM2.

They’re all kinda huge downloads.

The first two are...
Posted by subego, on May 29, 2020 at 02:29 PM, in Gaming
From the “silver lining” bureau, our state may... 14,001 Views / 540 Replies  
From the “silver lining” bureau, our state may finally legalize alcohol in to-go cups.
Posted by subego, on May 29, 2020 at 12:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Went on a cream run, and picked some real coffee... 11,344 Views / 120 Replies  
Went on a cream run, and picked some real coffee on the way back. Holy crap in a nun’s pants... I missed this.
Posted by subego, on May 29, 2020 at 12:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Five words. RC cars rigged with explosives. 4,677 Views / 33 Replies  
Five words.

RC cars rigged with explosives.
Posted by subego, on May 29, 2020 at 01:25 AM, in Gaming
Have you gone to Death Mountain? I think there... 517 Views / 35 Replies  
Have you gone to Death Mountain? I think there are some there.

You can also drop it into your detector (if you haven’t already).

I’m not positive, but I do think it respwans.


My main...
Posted by subego, on May 28, 2020 at 08:47 PM, in Gaming
Interesting! I feel mine are dropping pretty even. 1,407 Views / 88 Replies  
Interesting! I feel mine are dropping pretty even.
Posted by subego, on May 28, 2020 at 08:28 PM, in Gaming
Finished the first world. I don’t think I’ve... 4,677 Views / 33 Replies  
Finished the first world. I don’t think I’ve played enough of the game to form a solid opinion, but I can make the following observations.

It is indeed, far less stressful than XCOM.

It’s very...
Posted by subego, on May 28, 2020 at 03:02 PM, in Gaming
You are most welcome! :) Sorry it was too... 1,407 Views / 88 Replies  
You are most welcome! :)

Sorry it was too late for the hot item, though there will certainly be another.

Let me know if you could use some bamboo! I’ve only found one mystery island with it so...
Posted by subego, on May 28, 2020 at 11:10 AM, in Gaming
If you have to ask this question, then you don’t... 14,001 Views / 540 Replies  
If you have to ask this question, then you don’t understand what I’ve been saying. What I have strong opinions about, and what I haven’t been paying attention to are entirely different things.


...
Posted by subego, on May 28, 2020 at 11:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Hit the wooden fish Animal Crossing wall hard, so... 4,677 Views / 33 Replies  
Hit the wooden fish Animal Crossing wall hard, so I’m picking up Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, a/k/a XCOMario. That XCOM 2 for the Switch is coming out soon is what gave me the bug.

The original...
Posted by subego, on May 27, 2020 at 02:55 PM, in Gaming
Since we’re doing MacPaint memories, who... 61,571 Views / 382 Replies  
Since we’re doing MacPaint memories, who remembers Mike Saenz?

And, kudos to Apple for putting his last name in the autocorrect dictionary.

Phun phact: it’s pronounced “signs”. Knew a guy who...
Posted by subego, on May 26, 2020 at 01:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not that anyone would want to do it, but I took a... 61,571 Views / 382 Replies  
Not that anyone would want to do it, but I took a peek, and it wouldn’t be that hard to scrape an image directly out of a MacPaint file. It’s a really simple format. It’s monochrome, all images are...
Posted by subego, on May 26, 2020 at 12:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That was pretty miserable. I ultimately... 1,407 Views / 88 Replies  
That was pretty miserable.

I ultimately believe the designers don’t want you to do things like that, so they punish you for it.

Similarly, they don’t really punish you for not doing it. I could...
Posted by subego, on May 26, 2020 at 12:06 PM, in Gaming
Honestly, I can’t really assess his performance... 14,001 Views / 540 Replies  
Honestly, I can’t really assess his performance because I haven’t been paying attention to it. I hear about the stupid shit he says, but I don’t consider that a complete picture.

However, I think...
Posted by subego, on May 26, 2020 at 10:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Kind of an indentured servitude sort of island.... 1,407 Views / 88 Replies  
Kind of an indentured servitude sort of island. Serfing is very big.

I think I mentioned I pulverized three boulders, so I’m completely hosed in the iron department. With a combo of rationing and...
Posted by subego, on May 25, 2020 at 09:05 PM, in Gaming
Yeah... 3.3 is normal for us, and we’ve had close... 80,908 Views / 379 Replies  
Yeah... 3.3 is normal for us, and we’ve had close to 7. The one from the picture was really bad, but I don’t have the totals on me.

The river is actually supposed to do that. That’s all water...
Posted by subego, on May 25, 2020 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We basically shot from the 50s to the 80s. There... 80,908 Views / 379 Replies  
We basically shot from the 50s to the 80s. There was like, one day of open window weather.

Also, had biblical floods recently for whatever reason.

https://imgur.com/kTGcoRv.jpg


Here’s the...
Posted by subego, on May 25, 2020 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Today’s plan: craft 720 hot item wooden fish. ... 1,407 Views / 88 Replies  
Today’s plan: craft 720 hot item wooden fish.

Will net a half-million bells if I don’t die of boredom first.
Posted by subego, on May 25, 2020 at 03:43 PM, in Gaming
Now it’s my turn to return the favor... ... 1,407 Views / 88 Replies  
Now it’s my turn to return the favor...

https://imgur.com/1V01bUQ.jpg

This is not a “bowler hat”.
Posted by subego, on May 25, 2020 at 01:43 PM, in Gaming
Just one of the little details in this game.... 517 Views / 35 Replies  
Just one of the little details in this game. Yanking chests out of the ground is, I dunno... just fun.
Posted by subego, on May 25, 2020 at 09:04 AM, in Gaming
I agree with both these claims. This is where... 14,001 Views / 540 Replies  
I agree with both these claims. This is where things are getting confused.

I take no issue with comparisons made to seek general rules, or to learn which policies are better and how to best...
Posted by subego, on May 25, 2020 at 06:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Looking back on this, there’s a point I need to... 14,001 Views / 540 Replies  
Looking back on this, there’s a point I need to reiterate.

The author of the article claims our incompetent executive has had a detrimental effect on our country’s containment of the pandemic.
...
Posted by subego, on May 24, 2020 at 04:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Loved it as a kid, but now find the idea pretty... 2,436 Views / 114 Replies  
Loved it as a kid, but now find the idea pretty disgusting.

I’ll go with the flow when it comes to things like a McDonald’s hamburger or apparently meat loaf, but otherwise... ew.
Posted by subego, on May 24, 2020 at 03:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I posit good science studies “apples to apples”. 14,001 Views / 540 Replies  
I posit good science studies “apples to apples”.
Posted by subego, on May 24, 2020 at 02:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
We are comparing the United States to a control. ... 14,001 Views / 540 Replies  
We are comparing the United States to a control.

What makes for a good control is similarly to what we are comparing it to in all facets except the independent variable.

The more unlike the...
Posted by subego, on May 24, 2020 at 01:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
From the beginning, my premise has been a... 14,001 Views / 540 Replies  
From the beginning, my premise has been a comparison between the United States and South Korea is poor methodology.

I have faith in your ability to divine from the above statement whether I think...
Posted by subego, on May 24, 2020 at 11:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The game has taught me I’ve spent my entire life... 1,407 Views / 88 Replies  
The game has taught me I’ve spent my entire life not knowing the correct spelling of “culottes”.

Like, I wasn’t even close.
Posted by subego, on May 24, 2020 at 10:49 AM, in Gaming
Wanted to try some non-pasta offerings from the... 2,436 Views / 114 Replies  
Wanted to try some non-pasta offerings from the big S, so it’s a Meat Loaf vs. Salisbury Steak deathmatch.

The “steak” comes with mac and cheese, which I somehow like more than the mac and cheese...
Posted by subego, on May 23, 2020 at 11:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is the fairy fountain at that southwestern oasis?... 517 Views / 35 Replies  
Is the fairy fountain at that southwestern oasis? I only got to the rock outcropping part of the way there, and used it to pepper the sandworm molduga with bomb arrows. I started to make my way to...
Posted by subego, on May 23, 2020 at 08:37 PM, in Gaming
Why should I trust your opinion (or anyone else... 14,001 Views / 540 Replies  
Why should I trust your opinion (or anyone else for that matter) of whether these factors are subordinate over minimizing the question by virtue of a well chosen control?

The only rationale I’ve...
Posted by subego, on May 23, 2020 at 01:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Walked by my local place. They’ve converted the... 11,344 Views / 120 Replies  
Walked by my local place. They’ve converted the part where the front windows open into street facing counters. I’ll probably go back once I run out of my current supply.
Posted by subego, on May 23, 2020 at 11:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
But the camel has come from far, to bring you... 517 Views / 35 Replies  
But the camel has come from far, to bring you rugs for your home, which is near.
Posted by subego, on May 22, 2020 at 11:40 PM, in Gaming
I think my roach mission may have expired. Nobody... 1,407 Views / 88 Replies  
I think my roach mission may have expired. Nobody wants the thing.

I’ve found three different varieties of stump bug, so thanks again for the tip!

Emptied the turnip vault today. Prices have...
Posted by subego, on May 22, 2020 at 09:24 PM, in Gaming
Does whatchahoozy still exist? It was a... 61,571 Views / 382 Replies  
Does whatchahoozy still exist?

It was a program which would open almost any format.

Was it Graphics Converter?
Posted by subego, on May 22, 2020 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you try, you’re gonna want to clean the heads... 61,571 Views / 382 Replies  
If you try, you’re gonna want to clean the heads afterwards. :)


Ironically, I could see some older disks lasting longer because they weren’t cheaping-out on materials yet.
Posted by subego, on May 22, 2020 at 07:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/YpnUgos.jpg ... 61,571 Views / 382 Replies  
https://imgur.com/YpnUgos.jpg

https://xkcd.com/1683/
Posted by subego, on May 22, 2020 at 04:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have the MX Master 25. It seems good. I... 608 Views / 6 Replies  
I have the MX Master 25. It seems good.

I don’t use it very often. It’s for my business partner who doesn’t like trackpads.
Posted by subego, on May 22, 2020 at 04:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Being told by a duplication house that using... 61,571 Views / 382 Replies  
Being told by a duplication house that using FireWire to transfer a DV tape will “lose quality”.
Posted by subego, on May 22, 2020 at 03:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Honestly, you’re the first person I’ve met who... 494 Views / 14 Replies  
Honestly, you’re the first person I’ve met who didn’t like the music.

Phun Third Man Phact: the main character in the movie is named “Holly”, because the director thought “Rollo”, his name from...
Posted by subego, on May 22, 2020 at 06:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have to say, A Clockwork Orange is way past... 494 Views / 14 Replies  
I have to say, A Clockwork Orange is way past anything they exposed us to.

Sadly, there weren’t a whole lot of movies. One teacher forced The Third Man on us, which I was glad for because there...
Posted by subego, on May 21, 2020 at 04:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I put my supplies in storage, and then have a... 1,407 Views / 88 Replies  
I put my supplies in storage, and then have a crafting table in my house, so it’s essentially the the same thing.

Then I have a table set up on the left and right coasts for clams.
Posted by subego, on May 21, 2020 at 03:34 PM, in Gaming
Poll: I just set up a temporary computer workstation... 2,678 Views / 45 Replies  
I just set up a temporary computer workstation for someone using a different plastic table.

It’s super flexy when I type. Have you had that problem?
Posted by subego, on May 21, 2020 at 02:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hated high school with a passion, but looking... 494 Views / 14 Replies  
I hated high school with a passion, but looking back on it, it was an excellent school. This gets brought into sharp relief whenever high school English comes up.

“Wait... you mean you didn’t...
Posted by subego, on May 21, 2020 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You mean you aren’t interested in your what... 1,407 Views / 88 Replies  
You mean you aren’t interested in your what grades your bass is getting?

What’s your favorite flavor of clam? Ironically, mine is clam.


With the crafting, my guess is a no.

One of the...
Posted by subego, on May 21, 2020 at 12:27 PM, in Gaming
I mentioned speeding up the crafting animation by... 1,407 Views / 88 Replies  
I mentioned speeding up the crafting animation by spamming the A button, but I just learned if you hold down the left button (above the left trigger), it will speed through the dialogue “I made an...
Posted by subego, on May 21, 2020 at 11:51 AM, in Gaming
I got 3s on both my AP tests (bio/chem-fizz). :( ... 494 Views / 14 Replies  
I got 3s on both my AP tests (bio/chem-fizz). :(

This was totally unfair!
Posted by subego, on May 21, 2020 at 11:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s weird, since I was such a hopelessly massive... 14,580 Views / 100 Replies  
It’s weird, since I was such a hopelessly massive fan as a kid, but I haven’t watched any of the new series.

I figure at some point I’ll binge.

Since I was also a hopeless D&D nerd, GoT is in...
Posted by subego, on May 21, 2020 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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