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I hate doing those cone laid out events. I can... 310,385 Views / 1,133 Replies  
I hate doing those cone laid out events. I can never keep the course straight in my head.
Posted by Doc HM, on Oct 21, 2020 at 05:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. It’s been modified. The surface on a couple... 310,385 Views / 1,133 Replies  
Yes. It’s been modified. The surface on a couple of stages were quite potholed. Nothing fell off.
Stripped out with 6 point safety devices cage. Spar o rally seats and harnesses
Fire safety....
Posted by Doc HM, on Oct 19, 2020 at 03:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well if you can't sponsor your own race car...... 310,385 Views / 1,133 Replies  
Well if you can't sponsor your own race car... who will.
Posted by Doc HM, on Oct 18, 2020 at 05:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Spent Saturday running around various special... 310,385 Views / 1,133 Replies  
Spent Saturday running around various special stages.

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Posted by Doc HM, on Oct 18, 2020 at 04:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPhone 12 product Red looks like the sweet spot... 850 Views / 24 Replies  
iPhone 12 product Red looks like the sweet spot for me. Don't need above base storage never got near the 64 on my XR. Have been using a spare 7 for the last 4 months waiting for Apple to launch these...
Posted by Doc HM, on Oct 14, 2020 at 07:35 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hey Apple launched a new iPhone 850 Views / 24 Replies  
Time was a thread would be sixty pages long before the keynote even finished.

I like the iPhone 12. it is very nice.
Posted by Doc HM, on Oct 13, 2020 at 04:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iCloud is great for the data stored in the... 679 Views / 3 Replies  
iCloud is great for the data stored in the locations iCloud will sync. But it's not backup. Delete files and folders and (after 30 days) they are gone. TimeMachine will allow you to recover deleted...
Posted by Doc HM, on Oct 13, 2020 at 04:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Don't forget the momentous day in 2011 when we... 3,578 Views / 21 Replies  
Don't forget the momentous day in 2011 when we finally posted everything there was to post about. Since then some brave souls have been deep mining the well of lost posts (apologies to Jasper FForde...
Posted by Doc HM, on Oct 7, 2020 at 07:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok it was after our election but when Boris went... 63,427 Views / 725 Replies  
Ok it was after our election but when Boris went down with it after failing to follow even the most rudimentary guidelines there was very little improvement in his ratings as a PM. While no-one was...
Posted by Doc HM, on Oct 3, 2020 at 05:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump has ignored every health guideline on this... 63,427 Views / 725 Replies  
Trump has ignored every health guideline on this for so long that I don't think we need to unwrap any conspiracy theory. The only miracle is it took this long for him to go down with it. Boris was...
Posted by Doc HM, on Oct 2, 2020 at 07:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So pretty much a dumpster fire then. On the... 3,226 Views / 43 Replies  
So pretty much a dumpster fire then.

On the plus side (and good for Biden) was Trump ranted so long and so hard Biden had no time left to mess up himself.

Not sure why people are so surprised a...
Posted by Doc HM, on Sep 30, 2020 at 08:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
But looking at the question actually asked, now... 1,367 Views / 7 Replies  
But looking at the question actually asked, now that current MacBooks use USB-C adapters for older displays are rife.
My direct experience with multiple customers is that all solutions are pretty...
Posted by Doc HM, on Sep 23, 2020 at 03:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I suspect you over estimate the man. 65,512 Views / 444 Replies  
I suspect you over estimate the man.
Posted by Doc HM, on Sep 19, 2020 at 04:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Good point. Monetisation means taking cash from... 749 Views / 5 Replies  
Good point. Monetisation means taking cash from advertisers on the understanding that you are delivering reliable eyeballs and minds. Zombies, bots and Russian botnets don't buy stuff but do consume...
Posted by Doc HM, on Sep 17, 2020 at 03:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Boys season 2 is as good as Season 1. Who... 40,560 Views / 304 Replies  
The Boys season 2 is as good as Season 1. Who knew The Deep could top his dolphin escapade so immensely! Classic.

Butcher continues to er butcher the English language but I can roll with it now....
Posted by Doc HM, on Sep 17, 2020 at 10:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
From over the water I've been happily taking bets... 3,226 Views / 43 Replies  
From over the water I've been happily taking bets with people that Trump will not win the election. Biden's strong and growing lead in the polls was making me feel mighty comfortable with that. As...
Posted by Doc HM, on Sep 15, 2020 at 09:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So much to love in that picture including the... 136,653 Views / 572 Replies  
So much to love in that picture including the slightly dejected stance of the service person on top of the fuselage but the waiting to be useful liferaft wins the pic
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 27, 2020 at 06:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. Fire damage is now what's called Category B... 310,385 Views / 1,133 Replies  
Yes. Fire damage is now what's called Category B write off which means the chassis can not be legally returned to the road. I salvaged the engine, wheels and tyres and the suspension and some of the...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 15, 2020 at 11:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Insurance paid up for the fire damage to the 104.... 310,385 Views / 1,133 Replies  
Insurance paid up for the fire damage to the 104.

New toy. Will see if it can live up to the hype and supplant the 104. Not entirely sure
...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 14, 2020 at 05:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ugh! Only a few degrees cooler at night as... 102,015 Views / 390 Replies  
Ugh!
Only a few degrees cooler at night as well!!

Thursday looks like some relief though.

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Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 11, 2020 at 12:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not spooky at all!!! 22,543 Views / 120 Replies  
Not spooky at all!!!
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 3, 2020 at 04:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
er, no. Collectivism would be where EVERYONE pays... 4,643 Views / 47 Replies  
er, no. Collectivism would be where EVERYONE pays a little and EVERYONE can access the care as and when they need it. What you are describing is more accurately described as broken.

A system...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 29, 2020 at 08:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
From the outside it looks like your constitution... 4,643 Views / 47 Replies  
From the outside it looks like your constitution is looking like so much used toilet paper.
Only a few years ago ANY of this would have seemed inconceivable. Now for most Americans it seems broadly...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 24, 2020 at 09:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That was a classic thread. Great re-read. Actual... 1,239 Views / 5 Replies  
That was a classic thread. Great re-read. Actual debate, interesting points, back and forth, some bants AND a classic CTP interlude. All in one thread. Awesome!

Now where's that thread about how...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 21, 2020 at 06:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Not sure what happened. It definitely smelled of... 93,263 Views / 476 Replies  
Not sure what happened. It definitely smelled of petrol on the way back from town yesterday but was running fine. As I parked it I saw whips of smoke and initially thought it was steam and it was...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 14, 2020 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is this a minor irritant? Engine bay fire... 93,263 Views / 476 Replies  
Is this a minor irritant? Engine bay fire yesterday.
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Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 14, 2020 at 06:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Interestingly looking at the system profiler it... 1,005 Views / 3 Replies  
Interestingly looking at the system profiler it shows the two containers both as 3.84TB (Mac SSD and Mac SSD Data) but also shows the details as:
Mac SSD:

Free: 1.43 TB (1,427,618,983,936...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 5, 2020 at 11:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Some good ideas. Originally I swapped out the... 1,005 Views / 3 Replies  
Some good ideas.
Originally I swapped out the OWC SSD for an Apple on in order to update the trashcan to High Sierra, which should have installed the APFS boot updates as well. I reinstalled the OWC...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 5, 2020 at 06:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Pro issues 1,005 Views / 3 Replies  
Well it's oddly behaving Mac season again. This time a trash can Mac Pro. Fitted with a 4TB SSD (from OWC so it's an oddball drive made from 2 RAIDED 2TB SSD's which makes installing the OS...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 4, 2020 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Swapped the car out for another HD4670 and it all... 1,414 Views / 7 Replies  
Swapped the car out for another HD4670 and it all worked fine. So either a duff flash or just plain duff card.
Thanks for the helpful input though. I shall remember the OC stuff for next time.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 4, 2020 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
For the first time in a long time I "could" drop... 21,068 Views / 189 Replies  
For the first time in a long time I "could" drop on a new 16in MBP. However, I'll hold now until maybe 6 months after they go ARM. Don't want to be in on the end of the old and history has taught us...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 2, 2020 at 12:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Obviously I meant Ace. the others where... 22,543 Views / 120 Replies  
Obviously I meant Ace.

the others where fine and Turlough was an interesting attempt at a flawed companion.

Aah Adric. Your maths didn’t help you in the end did they! Perhaps you should have...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 23, 2020 at 08:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm leaning towards that myself. I might have to... 1,414 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm leaning towards that myself. I might have to try to refresh it and see.
I've updated the Mac to High Sierra, reset the PRAM and NVRAM etc but its still doing it. If I boot from an external drive...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 22, 2020 at 05:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac boots but without apple logo 1,414 Views / 7 Replies  
Any thoughts...

Got a 2009 27in that I replaced the graphics card in. Couldn't find the stock card so put in one from a 2010 which should work.
And indeed it does but...
On startup it chimes but...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 22, 2020 at 09:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
JNT did some good stuff as well. McCoy's doctor... 22,543 Views / 120 Replies  
JNT did some good stuff as well. McCoy's doctor was conspicuously ambitious as a character especially compared to earlier incarnations. In many ways he was a prototype for what the doctor has become...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 22, 2020 at 07:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Got to admit it's a new tactic for any... 523,295 Views / 2,701 Replies  
Got to admit it's a new tactic for any politician. Gather together the most fanatically loyal of your voting base and try to actually reduce the number of potential votes for you by infecting them...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 21, 2020 at 06:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think they p****d so much away. So much waste.... 22,543 Views / 120 Replies  
I think they p****d so much away. So much waste. The Master: wasted. The last Cyberman:wasted, New cool black doctor: wasted. Weird unkillable policeman thread: unravelled. Captains Jacks cameo:...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 21, 2020 at 09:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't say I have had that experience. This one... 2,885 Views / 3 Replies  
I can't say I have had that experience. This one has been fine(ish). The original machine died after about 5 years so the client bought a replacement on Ebay and swapped the disk pack over and it...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 19, 2020 at 07:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Dear Diary... 2,885 Views / 3 Replies  
... today I am mostly watching multiple blue lines crawl across a screen.

A client presented me with a problem. Their quite old Drobo 5N is full, by which I mean hit the original 16TB volume...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 18, 2020 at 10:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
when I was a teen drink driving was if not cool... 70,252 Views / 392 Replies  
when I was a teen drink driving was if not cool then at least somewhat acceptable. People still said "I drive better with a few inside me" and people kind of tacitly went with it.
At some point that...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 17, 2020 at 01:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I agree most consumers don't give a fig who makes... 21,068 Views / 189 Replies  
I agree most consumers don't give a fig who makes the processor inside their machine. They buy it use it, how it away and buy another. As long as its quick and the battery lasts ok. The Megahertz...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 10, 2020 at 05:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
At last! Now I can forget about having to bend... 5,810 Views / 16 Replies  
At last! Now I can forget about having to bend down and start to properly relax the old portion control.
Pass the Lemon meringue pie.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 8, 2020 at 03:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Best of all is looking up how mirrors actually... 5,810 Views / 16 Replies  
Best of all is looking up how mirrors actually work and having your mind blown!
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 4, 2020 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
But going down on one knee before a sports game... 70,252 Views / 392 Replies  
But going down on one knee before a sports game is SO disrespectful. So don't do that either.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 31, 2020 at 06:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes, Catalina. I think Apple have stripped a pile... 4,422 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes, Catalina. I think Apple have stripped a pile of stuff out of mail app. As they do, because who uses stuff in depth?
Outlook works just fine.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 29, 2020 at 07:31 AM, in Applications
I don't get the use classic view option in... 4,422 Views / 7 Replies  
I don't get the use classic view option in Prefs: View

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Posted by Doc HM, on May 28, 2020 at 04:32 PM, in Applications
Look. You had to type your internet searches into... 9,781 Views / 1 Replies  
Look. You had to type your internet searches into a separate box!

Like an animal!!
Posted by Doc HM, on May 28, 2020 at 01:23 PM, in GUI Customization
I get this ... 4,422 Views / 7 Replies  
I get this
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Posted by Doc HM, on May 28, 2020 at 11:59 AM, in Applications
Apple Mail Sort by Date RECIEVED 4,422 Views / 7 Replies  
Can't believe I'm asking such a basic Q. Also that I have to ask...

Imported a shed loas of email from an old IMAP account into and exchange account.
In Outlook everything is perfectly fine but...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 26, 2020 at 05:11 PM, in Applications
But if you are after a general rule or what you... 63,427 Views / 725 Replies  
But if you are after a general rule or what you are studying cover more than just apples then science studies apples to everything relevant and also lots of irrelevant things in case they turn out to...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 25, 2020 at 05:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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