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As any scrabble bore knows. 1,850 Views / 72 Replies  
As any scrabble bore knows.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 10, 2019 at 05:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If only there was some kind of EU wide directive... 4,644 Views / 170 Replies  
If only there was some kind of EU wide directive on data use and privacy....

oh wait there IS. Thank god we are part of the Eu...

oh wait...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 10, 2019 at 05:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No. Just no! It's not Amazons (or my) sky, it's a... 639 Views / 15 Replies  
No. Just no! It's not Amazons (or my) sky, it's a communal resource.

You simply do not need your shit in 30 minutes. really, you don't. And if you do, go fetch it yourself.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 10, 2019 at 05:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
ps. Stuffed crust Pizza! f**k OFF!!! 1,285 Views / 57 Replies  
ps. Stuffed crust Pizza!

f**k OFF!!!
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 10, 2019 at 05:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah, France vs Italy. The eternal grudge match. In... 1,285 Views / 57 Replies  
Ah, France vs Italy. The eternal grudge match. In pretty much every arena the country that thinks it's the best in Europe vs the one that actually is.

Food: Italy
Fashion: Italy
Architecture:...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 10, 2019 at 05:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The only bad season is the last season. They sort... 1,285 Views / 57 Replies  
The only bad season is the last season. They sort of gave up trying.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 10, 2019 at 05:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Also come back with your "straight pride" when... 384 Views / 8 Replies  
Also come back with your "straight pride" when this stops happening.

London bus attack: Arrests after gay couple who refused to kiss beaten (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-48555889)
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 10, 2019 at 05:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Just caught the final episode. It was one of the... 1,141 Views / 13 Replies  
Just caught the final episode. It was one of the most compelling and riveting TV shows of the last decade. Superbly acted, immaculately placed and a visual treat whilst being an emotional...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 6, 2019 at 05:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So the hospital bed frame is stainless steel. I'm... 1,850 Views / 72 Replies  
So the hospital bed frame is stainless steel. I'm registering the domain rustgate.com In five years it will be worth a fortune.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 4, 2019 at 09:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It depends. I'm no expert on the state of the art... 1,850 Views / 72 Replies  
It depends. I'm no expert on the state of the art for "pro" Pro machines but since Apple abandoned this segment in around 2010 I would expect that:

$5999 is a reasonable price IF an equivalently...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 4, 2019 at 03:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I find that statistically quite unlikely. ... 1,141 Views / 13 Replies  
I find that statistically quite unlikely.

Have any of your pets been selling radioactive material to blacklisted states without your knowledge?
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 3, 2019 at 01:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Excellent. And unlike Old Yeller, no one will be... 1,850 Views / 72 Replies  
Excellent. And unlike Old Yeller, no one will be sad when the shot rings out.

Looking forward to its new offspring.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 1, 2019 at 04:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Totally hooked. Frightening. The... 1,141 Views / 13 Replies  
Totally hooked.

Frightening.

The depiction of the workers disbelief and the way the state has strangled people’s ability to think and react is incredible to watch.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 30, 2019 at 07:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you want my advice I would pretend it never... 945 Views / 8 Replies  
If you want my advice I would pretend it never happened. If you get any Comcast branded envelopes in the mail just put them unopened in a draw, and if they send the heavies round emigrate to...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 30, 2019 at 05:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Seen the trailers but not felt the need. ... 1,141 Views / 13 Replies  
Seen the trailers but not felt the need.

Will definitely now give it a go.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 28, 2019 at 06:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And this guy is, unbelievably a leading figure in... 4,644 Views / 170 Replies  
And this guy is, unbelievably a leading figure in our governing party. He firmly believes he knows what's best for the entire country, and his sense of the common people is definitely as reflected in...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 28, 2019 at 03:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Fist bump moment was when Gregor swatted Q... 31,701 Views / 501 Replies  
Fist bump moment was when Gregor swatted Q against the wall.
Brutal and SO richly deserved.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 14, 2019 at 04:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Did Cleganebowl live up to expectations? I... 31,701 Views / 501 Replies  
Did Cleganebowl live up to expectations?

I thought so and had at least two fist pump moments

Definitely an episode highlight, unlike cyptgate aka the flattening.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 14, 2019 at 04:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
but on the plus side... Cleganebowl! 31,701 Views / 501 Replies  
but on the plus side...

Cleganebowl!
Posted by Doc HM, on May 13, 2019 at 05:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Best theory so far... Ned in the shower... 31,701 Views / 501 Replies  
Best theory so far...

Ned in the shower turns to Caitlin and says "I've just had this strange dream"
Posted by Doc HM, on May 11, 2019 at 05:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And 3...2...1... 4,644 Views / 170 Replies  
And 3...2...1...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 8, 2019 at 03:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a small but wonderful thing. It's not... 492 Views / 5 Replies  
It's a small but wonderful thing.

It's not enough to make you buy all Apple kit but its enough to make you happy that you DID buy all apple kit.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 6, 2019 at 05:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
E4 should have been called the Gathering of the... 31,701 Views / 501 Replies  
E4 should have been called the Gathering of the Idiots

List of Idiots this episode

Jon - just generally
Danny - tactically
Brienne - give it UP girl
jamie - oh man
Varys - one ploy too...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 6, 2019 at 05:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So, our toilet seat broke. One of the hinges... 4,644 Views / 170 Replies  
So, our toilet seat broke. One of the hinges sheared due to corrosion and being made of cack rather than actual stainless steel.

Oh. Dear. Lord. What have toilet manufacturers done to the once...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 6, 2019 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
someone dun durn there load calculashuns wrong 30,896 Views / 321 Replies  
someone dun durn there load calculashuns wrong
Posted by Doc HM, on May 3, 2019 at 10:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought they did netter battles last season.... 31,701 Views / 501 Replies  
I thought they did netter battles last season. The Battle of the Bastards for one, and the stand on the island in the frozen lake seemed to have more threat and tension. maybe a a case of too much...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 29, 2019 at 05:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They squeezed that in under the radar. Chris... 893 Views / 15 Replies  
They squeezed that in under the radar. Chris Hemsworth is god of thunder AND comedy!
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 29, 2019 at 03:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My only minor gripe is it continues the same... 893 Views / 15 Replies  
My only minor gripe is it continues the same problem all superhero flics have of keeping each hero's powers relative. One minute Cap is struggling to overcome three normal people the next he's...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 29, 2019 at 03:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Game of Thrones? Game of WTF!!! 31,701 Views / 501 Replies  
Game of Thrones? Game of WTF!!!
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 29, 2019 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
TV shows in the format: Coming up This, this... 4,644 Views / 170 Replies  
TV shows in the format:
Coming up This, this and this. This has happened, now coming up This, earlier this, now this, earlier this (again). Coming up this, after this (earlier this happened), later...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 26, 2019 at 06:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you have questions? They don't matter If... 893 Views / 15 Replies  
If you have questions? They don't matter

If you feel they missed bits, it's not important

If you wanted a movie of type A, well they made one of types B through Z

All that really matters is...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 25, 2019 at 03:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well that happened. 1,0000000 out of 10 893 Views / 15 Replies  
Well that happened. 1,0000000 out of 10
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 25, 2019 at 03:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm sure there was someone on this forum a while... 891 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm sure there was someone on this forum a while back with plenty of experience in college education. Something about his nephew and a law degree?

I think a degree always helps even later in your...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 21, 2019 at 02:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We have lollypop ladies/men. A large friendly... 2,008 Views / 51 Replies  
We have lollypop ladies/men. A large friendly woman or man with a big stop sign on a stick that steps out into the traffic and gets insults abuse and death threats hurled at them by drivers desperate...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 12, 2019 at 02:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I only wear my glasses for close up work ie... 4,644 Views / 170 Replies  
I only wear my glasses for close up work ie opening up Macs etc. I put them on and bingo... condensation.

SO annoying.
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 9, 2019 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
and we got some new iMacs but I see essentially... 2,491 Views / 55 Replies  
and we got some new iMacs but I see essentially zero f**ks given.

Is the iMac really "that" irrelevant now?
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 6, 2019 at 06:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My mostest actual f**k up ever was when I... 4,353 Views / 66 Replies  
My mostest actual f**k up ever was when I stupidly mixed up a client drive with a.n. other drive and securely erased it and all their eldest childs baby photos. OK, so having a backup etc IS...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 6, 2019 at 08:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Your hard and fast rule doesn't really work so... 4,353 Views / 66 Replies  
Your hard and fast rule doesn't really work so well in my job as an internationally renowned (in the right circles) hit man.
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 6, 2019 at 08:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hole in one? Or in in ten? Mark your card ... 1,873 Views / 46 Replies  
Hole in one?
Or in in ten?
Mark your card
Or stand again?
Burma Shave


oops 3 on line 3. Too tired to fix, meh.
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 3, 2019 at 05:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The card is so finely made that simply holding it... 1,279 Views / 22 Replies  
The card is so finely made that simply holding it in your hands will sever your fingers.

"You're holding it wrong"
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 31, 2019 at 08:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
To be fair to Apple, while other manufacturers do... 1,356 Views / 24 Replies  
To be fair to Apple, while other manufacturers do make multi coil pads, they were committed to the ability to put any device anywhere on the pad and it charge correctly while the others have specific...
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 31, 2019 at 08:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Surely its a CreditCard (TM) "Debt has never... 1,279 Views / 22 Replies  
Surely its a CreditCard (TM)

"Debt has never been funner" (also TM)
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 25, 2019 at 06:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And not the current 32GB SSD (really 32GB! 32!!!)... 2,491 Views / 55 Replies  
And not the current 32GB SSD (really 32GB! 32!!!) That means only enough room for the system and maybe a couple of apps. Reinstate the 128GB SSD you penny pinching dicks! It's probably of a 50cent...
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 20, 2019 at 09:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That ANY of these iMacs is still available fitted... 2,491 Views / 55 Replies  
That ANY of these iMacs is still available fitted with a spinning hard drive is shameful. That they are fitted with the shockingly slow and die on a dime laptop drives apple uses is borderline...
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 19, 2019 at 07:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It took me ages to watch Logan but when I... 1,719 Views / 39 Replies  
It took me ages to watch Logan but when I eventually did I was glad I had. Pretty much what a superhero movie would be if it was a proper grown up (as opposed to gag/sex/fart references a la...
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 8, 2019 at 05:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup just boot your Mac from any external drive... 3,048 Views / 26 Replies  
Yup just boot your Mac from any external drive running El Capitan or earlier (well between 10.7 and El Cap anyway. You'll need a copy of the El Capitan installer app. I think Apple have now removed...
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 4, 2019 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Both CCC and SuperDuper will make you a clone... 3,048 Views / 26 Replies  
Both CCC and SuperDuper will make you a clone with a recovery partition no problem (DU will not - but being crap is what DU is all about these days). I generally prefer CCC as the interface is nicer...
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 3, 2019 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Woman eaten by her own pigs 145,606 Views / 1,085 Replies  
Woman eaten by her own pigs

Unk!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47161035
Posted by Doc HM, on Feb 8, 2019 at 04:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
hmm lets see... Apple Scanner IIci Iicx ... 985 Views / 12 Replies  
hmm lets see...
Apple Scanner
IIci
Iicx
Quadra 700 (20Mb RAM 200MB HDD about £7000!!!)
Quadra 650
Quadra 800
LCIII
Performa 6200
Performa 6500
Posted by Doc HM, on Jan 11, 2019 at 05:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1) stop the mindless penny pinching. Shitty... 1,304 Views / 20 Replies  
1) stop the mindless penny pinching. Shitty drives in 21in iMacs. 32GB SSD for iMac fusion drives. Saving cents and degrading the product for no reason apart from accounting.

2) RAM and SSD...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jan 9, 2019 at 07:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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