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A door lock that is unlockable? When are you... 387 Views / 12 Replies  
A door lock that is unlockable?
When are you not home? I have a truck I need to fill.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 12:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I had to buy my insurance on the open market for... 807 Views / 34 Replies  
I had to buy my insurance on the open market for several years before ACA. What an expensive, frustrating nightmare. Without question, my ACA policies have been far more affordable and with lower...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 14, 2019 at 04:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Quick AppleTV navigation question 269 Views / 1 Replies  
I inherited an old AppleTV awhile back. Not sure which gen.
I’m (painfully) navigating Netflix and, when I select a show to check it out, and then decide it’s not anything I want to watch, I cannot...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 14, 2019 at 04:20 PM, in iOS Apps
Down goes Acosta. 12,751 Views / 197 Replies  
Down goes Acosta.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 12, 2019 at 10:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Meh. You can legit get one of those when you turn... 490 Views / 11 Replies  
Meh. You can legit get one of those when you turn 50. Maybe even before.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 10, 2019 at 05:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does the first one to start taking Social... 490 Views / 11 Replies  
Does the first one to start taking Social Security win a prize?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 10, 2019 at 04:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks, everyone. So, I ran over to my big-box... 490 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks, everyone.
So, I ran over to my big-box pharmacy and filled the prescription. Worked like a charm. It went from a prior-authoization-required $85/30 pills, to a hey-no-problem $16/30 pills....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 10, 2019 at 02:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
GoodRx? 490 Views / 11 Replies  
Has anyone here used GoodRx for prescriptions? My doc wants to try me on a med my insurer doesn't cover. So, he suggested GoodRx (he actually had cards available), and we looked-up what the cost...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 10, 2019 at 11:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Used to have a rice cooker. It was nice. Did what... 744 Views / 22 Replies  
Used to have a rice cooker. It was nice. Did what it said it did. But, it took up needed space in the kitchen, and I could make rice just as well on the stovetop. I suppose if I were cooking for more...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 9, 2019 at 06:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Especially when you're talking about... 3,193 Views / 69 Replies  
Especially when you're talking about entertainment, being underrated/overrated is very much a function of the of the times within which they are being evaluated. Sorkin's walky-talky style was an...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 8, 2019 at 08:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As I understand it, the Betsy Ross flag has been... 337 Views / 9 Replies  
As I understand it, the Betsy Ross flag has been widely adopted as a symbol by members of the Proud Boys.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 8, 2019 at 07:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Not even close. The Apple Pencil charging by... 1,286 Views / 44 Replies  
Not even close. The Apple Pencil charging by hanging it off the port of your iPad is beyond dumb. That's just breathtakingly bad design. First-ballot Hall of Fame bad.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 3, 2019 at 01:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you pick up, Brenda routes you to a live... 6,742 Views / 185 Replies  
If you pick up, Brenda routes you to a live salesperson. I think the re-routing is triggered by your voice saying "hello" or whatnot.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 3, 2019 at 07:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here in Indianapolis... 167,690 Views / 2,443 Replies  
Here in Indianapolis (https://www.cbsnews.com/news/brebeuf-jesuit-preparatory-school-defies-archdiocese-of-indianapolis-teacher-same-sex-marriage/), the Catholic archdiocese has been busy firing any...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 30, 2019 at 01:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:thumbsup: Fantastic machine. Still have mine,... 1,286 Views / 44 Replies  
:thumbsup: Fantastic machine. Still have mine, though it now has some issues that make it hard to boot. And, so easy to get inside and do stuff.

Just looking at pics of the new MacPro, I can't...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 30, 2019 at 08:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s what el Presidente has planned for the 4th... 167,690 Views / 2,443 Replies  
Here’s what el Presidente has planned for the 4th of July celebration in DC that he hijacked....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 29, 2019 at 06:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, I suppose it is, in a way. I like New... 864 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah, I suppose it is, in a way.

I like New Mexico quite a lot. It’s beautiful in a rough sort of way, especially the high desert. I’ve never seen a more gorgeous sunset than what I see in NM...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 28, 2019 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anka may well have owned his tapes, but they have... 768 Views / 3 Replies  
Anka may well have owned his tapes, but they have to be stored somewhere, so might as well park them in a dedicated, climate-controlled storage facility.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 28, 2019 at 11:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I love visiting different places. The actual... 864 Views / 14 Replies  
I love visiting different places. The actual traveling, especially flying, can be a horrid experience (at least in the US)

My wife and I recently spent a long weekend in Colorado, to celebrate my...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 28, 2019 at 10:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
All you have to do is ask. 1,102 Views / 66 Replies  
All you have to do is ask.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 26, 2019 at 09:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Remember, this guy really likes nukes. He wanted... 807 Views / 34 Replies  
Remember, this guy really likes nukes. He wanted to start building new ones and build-up the stockpile almost as soon as he took office. I wouldn’t want to be one of the Joint Chiefs if that...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 26, 2019 at 05:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
AirPort firmware update 816 Views / 2 Replies  
Wowzers! Apple pushed-out a firmware update for my so-old-it’s-turning-gray AirPort Extreme today. Talk about product support. :thumbsup:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 26, 2019 at 03:35 PM, in Networking
Ah, Kendallville. Gateway to Ligonier. Kind of... 154,032 Views / 1,098 Replies  
Ah, Kendallville. Gateway to Ligonier.
Kind of surprised the kid didn't squirt a couple of buggies, while he was at it. Then again, you do not want to get on the wrong side of the Amish up there....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 26, 2019 at 07:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What’s especially frustrating is that I suspect... 807 Views / 34 Replies  
What’s especially frustrating is that I suspect all that most Americans know about Iran is that they took over the US embassy in Tehran (and, thus, deserve a beating, of course) without understanding...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 24, 2019 at 08:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I just don’t know you people anymore. ;) 1,102 Views / 66 Replies  
I just don’t know you people anymore. ;)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 24, 2019 at 07:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Word now is the US carried-out a cyber attack on... 807 Views / 34 Replies  
Word now is the US carried-out a cyber attack on Iran’s air-defense systems. The cynic in me says he’s desperately fishing for some sort of military “glory” to boast about during his 4th of July...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 23, 2019 at 12:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That just looks like a whole lot of fun. I have a... 1,254 Views / 14 Replies  
That just looks like a whole lot of fun. I have a real soft spot for hot hatchbacks.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 23, 2019 at 07:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Hangouts on Air 974 Views / 0 Replies  
Google is killing-off the YouTube Hangouts on Air livesteaming group video service. (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/06/google-is-killing-youtubes-hangouts-on-air-this-year/)
Another one bites...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 21, 2019 at 05:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dibs on first ride-along! Just to forewarn you,... 1,254 Views / 14 Replies  
Dibs on first ride-along! Just to forewarn you, though, I’m rubbish at pacenotes.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 21, 2019 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Room temp. Maybe just a bit cooler, but never in... 1,673 Views / 27 Replies  
Room temp. Maybe just a bit cooler, but never in the freezer.

That said, my wife likes to put Nestle semi-sweet morsels (the ones you make toll house cookies with) in the freezer for snack...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 21, 2019 at 07:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Did you modify it for racing originally, or did... 1,254 Views / 14 Replies  
Did you modify it for racing originally, or did whomever bought it from you do all the racy bits?

Sweet Lotus, btw. Looks clean.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 21, 2019 at 07:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Aldi in the US sells pretty good chocolate.The... 1,673 Views / 27 Replies  
Aldi in the US sells pretty good chocolate.The bars I’ve bought from there were made in Germany and Switzerland.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 17, 2019 at 08:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I dunno. Reads like something you might see at a... 5,512 Views / 101 Replies  
I dunno. Reads like something you might see at a warehouse in Amish country here.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I had the honor of introducing my granddaughter... 1,673 Views / 27 Replies  
I had the honor of introducing my granddaughter to chocolate, just before she turned one. Melted down a little dark (60% or so) chocolate, dipped my finger in it and held it up to her mouth. She...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 17, 2019 at 10:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The thing about Buttigieg is, if it weren’t for... 695 Views / 14 Replies  
The thing about Buttigieg is, if it weren’t for being gay, he’s probably the one in the field who’s moderate enough to maybe capture some edge-case conservative votes. I mean, you don’t get elected...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 16, 2019 at 02:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Someone's itchin' for a temp-ban. 3,193 Views / 69 Replies  
Someone's itchin' for a temp-ban.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 16, 2019 at 07:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah...that would be my parents. To my lifelong... 695 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah...that would be my parents. To my lifelong shame.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 15, 2019 at 11:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, sure. Tootsie Rolls, while certainly... 3,193 Views / 69 Replies  
Well, sure. Tootsie Rolls, while certainly durable, wouldn't make the most comfortable footwear.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 15, 2019 at 11:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I say there’s only a very slight chance that... 458 Views / 6 Replies  
I say there’s only a very slight chance that anything impeachment-related gets out of the House. And, if it does, there’s approximately zero chance of any action being taken in the Senate. I have no...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 13, 2019 at 06:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Jeez. And, it’s not like the highway was crowded,... 34,064 Views / 356 Replies  
Jeez. And, it’s not like the highway was crowded, making it difficult to get to the exit. That said, the driver of the cam-car looks to have had plenty of time/space to whoa-down and let the moron...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 13, 2019 at 04:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Weird. I just spent a long weekend in Colorado... 154,032 Views / 1,098 Replies  
Weird. I just spent a long weekend in Colorado (far, far from Denver, fwiw) and tanked-up for $2.98/gal. in a 2-gas-station town.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 13, 2019 at 04:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I never understood it, either. I’ve had great... 3,193 Views / 69 Replies  
I never understood it, either. I’ve had great deep-dish pizza, and I’ve had utter rubbish NY pizza, and vice-versa. It doesn’t matter how it’s made as long as it’s tasty. I have little patience for...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 13, 2019 at 04:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Reince Preibus is now a commisioned O-1 in the US... 167,690 Views / 2,443 Replies  
Reince Preibus is now a commisioned O-1 in the US Navy. (https://mobile.twitter.com/AdamWeinstein/status/1138207252869984256) :rolleyes:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 13, 2019 at 03:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
??? $2.53 is a "hey, gas went down today!"... 154,032 Views / 1,098 Replies  
???
$2.53 is a "hey, gas went down today!" price, even here in Indiana.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 13, 2019 at 08:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nothing so far. Haven't gotten this month's bill... 1,956 Views / 8 Replies  
Nothing so far. Haven't gotten this month's bill yet, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 6, 2019 at 04:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Google Trips 1,509 Views / 1 Replies  
GT will be taken out behind the barn Aug. 5. (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/06/this-weeks-dead-google-product-is-google-trips-may-it-rest-in-peace/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 6, 2019 at 04:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t believe they do. At least, not directly. 2,307 Views / 21 Replies  
I don’t believe they do. At least, not directly.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 1, 2019 at 02:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Probably not a crime. At least not in... 12,682 Views / 236 Replies  
Probably not a crime. At least not in Mississippi, anyway. Private property. Stand Your Ground laws. Being white, etc.
As for being a responsible gun owner...well...I suspect every gun owner thinks...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 1, 2019 at 07:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It doesn’t really matter. I’ve not been able to... 3,475 Views / 72 Replies  
It doesn’t really matter. I’ve not been able to afford new hardware for many years now. I’ll just read about the new stuff and dream.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 31, 2019 at 09:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are a couple of old Eclipses running around... 98,671 Views / 786 Replies  
There are a couple of old Eclipses running around here. Never got to drive one, but I always thought they had a nice look about them, in that semi-funky Mitsu sort of way.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 31, 2019 at 07:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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