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Ugh. My dad got hit in the sunglasses while... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
Ugh. My dad got hit in the sunglasses while playing tennis, and the frame jacked up his temple pretty good. He switched to rubber frames afterwards.

I’ve had three ambulance rides, all seizure...
Posted by subego, on Apr 8, 2021 at 06:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t remember anything about that first... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
I don’t remember anything about that first seizure, but with later ones, I noticed the aura of an impending seizure is exactly like a nicotine buzz.

I’m almost positive I had just finished smoking...
Posted by subego, on Apr 8, 2021 at 06:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, I forgot to mention the only thing which ever... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
Oh, I forgot to mention the only thing which ever caused me to pass out was a frozen strawberry margarita. Got brain freeze, tried to ride it out and woke up on the floor with everyone yelling my...
Posted by subego, on Apr 8, 2021 at 06:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My ex’s sister lives in Columbia, and is flying... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
My ex’s sister lives in Columbia, and is flying here to get vaccinated.

I wasn’t even willing to drive 100 miles.
Posted by subego, on Apr 8, 2021 at 04:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
But, you’re so much... taller than the needle. 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
But, you’re so much... taller than the needle.
Posted by subego, on Apr 7, 2021 at 11:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The only needle experience which bothered me was... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
The only needle experience which bothered me was I had a nurse manage to kink one of those flexy IV deals. The pain slowly built up until after about a half-hour I lost it.

The poor nurse who came...
Posted by subego, on Apr 7, 2021 at 04:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Got an appointment with my GP. it’s a... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
Got an appointment with my GP. it’s a week-and-a-half from now, but I don’t have to drive to BFE.

Blessed to be fearless of needles, which is good because blood banks like them some O+.
Posted by subego, on Apr 6, 2021 at 07:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Everybody knows it’s supposed to go on a van. ... 539,258 Views / 1,206 Replies  
Everybody knows it’s supposed to go on a van.

Heyyyyyyyyy-o.
Posted by subego, on Apr 4, 2021 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder if height matters for the fall detection. 702 Views / 19 Replies  
I wonder if height matters for the fall detection.
Posted by subego, on Apr 2, 2021 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sad to report the top layer of plastic from one... 6,339 Views / 28 Replies  
Sad to report the top layer of plastic from one of those iridescent replacement grips for the Pro Controller is starting to flake off.

https://imgur.com/ofAhW4U.jpg



Edit: apologies for the...
Posted by subego, on Mar 31, 2021 at 08:07 PM, in Gaming
Looks like Hillary Clinton with a pink beard... 539,258 Views / 1,206 Replies  
Looks like Hillary Clinton with a pink beard headlining this year’s WWDC.

https://imgur.com/5lkgCjJ.jpg
Posted by subego, on Mar 30, 2021 at 06:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As an aside, the one time I served on a jury was... 1,053 Views / 27 Replies  
As an aside, the one time I served on a jury was for a doctor suing his hospital because their malpractice insurance paid out for one of his patients, thus declaring him guilty of committing the...
Posted by subego, on Mar 30, 2021 at 08:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIW, I also feel like GPs here pull in more than... 1,053 Views / 27 Replies  
FWIW, I also feel like GPs here pull in more than $200K.
Posted by subego, on Mar 29, 2021 at 07:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“I’ve had it with these motha****in’ iMacs not on... 1,581 Views / 27 Replies  
“I’ve had it with these motha****in’ iMacs not on this motha****in’ plane!”

-Tim Cook
Posted by subego, on Mar 29, 2021 at 12:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, that’s the thing. It doesn’t seem to manage... 1,053 Views / 27 Replies  
Well, that’s the thing. It doesn’t seem to manage to leak back to the practitioners as well in a socialized system. There’s also the issue of how even the best intentioned subsidies invariably end up...
Posted by subego, on Mar 27, 2021 at 06:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the things I always see mentioned is the... 1,053 Views / 27 Replies  
One of the things I always see mentioned is the median salary for doctors is really high in America. $200K vs. £60K in the UK. It should be noted the UK doctor will end up with higher taxes, but the...
Posted by subego, on Mar 27, 2021 at 05:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a catch-22 because the only reason people... 988 Views / 22 Replies  
This is a catch-22 because the only reason people will pay attention to a social media account is if it’s interesting, and by making it interesting you’ll invariably end up doxing yourself.

An...
Posted by subego, on Mar 25, 2021 at 07:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If a letter to the editor is printed on a forest... 988 Views / 22 Replies  
If a letter to the editor is printed on a forest of dead trees but no one reads it, does it make an outrage?
Posted by subego, on Mar 24, 2021 at 05:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
IIRC, Mario+Rabbids didn’t grab you, and this is... 18,386 Views / 88 Replies  
IIRC, Mario+Rabbids didn’t grab you, and this is fundamentally the same game. I’m hugely biased because it’s probably my favorite genre. This game also leaves a whole lot more up to the player in...
Posted by subego, on Mar 24, 2021 at 05:08 PM, in Gaming
Start by not naming the organization. ;) ... 988 Views / 22 Replies  
Start by not naming the organization. ;)


My bet is on the NRA.
Posted by subego, on Mar 24, 2021 at 03:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Only have heavy cream. Getting sick of it. Too... 52,767 Views / 202 Replies  
Only have heavy cream. Getting sick of it. Too oily.

I’m surprised I’ve only found one dairy (Dean’s) who sells light cream. This may also be a Kroger issue, but I don’t recall seeing it anywhere...
Posted by subego, on Mar 24, 2021 at 03:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/CwxY5FH.jpg 1,617 Views / 3 Replies  
https://imgur.com/CwxY5FH.jpg
Posted by subego, on Mar 23, 2021 at 03:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You see, when Faith got to Hell, her master... 18,386 Views / 88 Replies  
You see, when Faith got to Hell, her master wasn’t all that interested in her fire magic. He was happy hitting people with a sword, and she’d just end up dead, or eaten, or both.

Not that dying...
Posted by subego, on Mar 19, 2021 at 11:18 AM, in Gaming
Looks like we’re already at the point where I can... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
Looks like we’re already at the point where I can get one as a state resident (and a smoker), but I’d have to drive a hundred miles.


Link for any stealth Illinois residents and/or turtle:...
Posted by subego, on Mar 19, 2021 at 08:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Meet Faith... https://imgur.com/ohxghpF.jpg ... 18,386 Views / 88 Replies  
Meet Faith...

https://imgur.com/ohxghpF.jpg

Faith is the most stone cold ****er ever to crawl into Hell.
Posted by subego, on Mar 14, 2021 at 03:32 PM, in Gaming
Loving Disgaea now. It’s grinding heaven. ... 18,386 Views / 88 Replies  
Loving Disgaea now. It’s grinding heaven.

I’ve played for over 70 hours and only finished the the first chapter. Rest of the time has been grinding.

The game has “item dungeons”, which are...
Posted by subego, on Mar 12, 2021 at 03:53 PM, in Gaming
https://imgur.com/WScoIs7.jpg 1,617 Views / 3 Replies  
https://imgur.com/WScoIs7.jpg
Posted by subego, on Mar 11, 2021 at 03:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The “team player” is one aspect of conservatism... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
The “team player” is one aspect of conservatism which enables this, but there’s a bigger one.

Conservative morals are highly situational. Conservatives believe the ends justify the means. One can...
Posted by subego, on Mar 9, 2021 at 01:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I posit they do, it’s just not at all what... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
I posit they do, it’s just not at all what they’re saying. You kinda have to crack the code.

The discussion about global warming has very little to do with climate science, and everything to do...
Posted by subego, on Mar 9, 2021 at 04:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If conservatives could be honest, both to others... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
If conservatives could be honest, both to others and themselves, the conservative global warming FAQ would look like this.

Q: Is global warming real?
A:Sure.

Q: Is it man-made?
A: You mean...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 11:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here’s my unified theory why so many... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
Here’s my unified theory why so many conservatives seem out of their mind.

Take global warning. The actual conservative argument is “I don’t care”.

This argument isn’t particularly persuasive,...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 11:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Like I mentioned in the M1 thread, I can use an... 1,581 Views / 27 Replies  
Like I mentioned in the M1 thread, I can use an arbitrarily large number of cores, so I’m exactly who they were aiming the trashcan at.

If I was going to spend that much coin, though, I would have...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s one of the reasons I’m saying she doesn’t... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
That’s one of the reasons I’m saying she doesn’t fit the profile of a normal conspiracy theorist. She isn’t otherwise susceptible to different conspiracy theories, most importantly the more plausible...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 10:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In September I’ll be 50, so it’ll either be then,... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
In September I’ll be 50, so it’ll either be then, or if the 40-bracket comes sooner. I assume it will, but I have to consider the worst case scenario.

With this woman, that’s the thing... IMO...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 09:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The distinction I’m making is she believes in... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
The distinction I’m making is she believes in one, singular, totally batshit conspiracy, and then no others.

The vast majority of conspiracy theorists believe in multiple conspiracies. My guess is...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 08:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The two dots I can connect with this person is... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
The two dots I can connect with this person is they don’t care.

They don’t care about going to a maskless party.

They don’t care about committing what I understand to be a crime for negligible...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 08:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Yandaro from Burundi is in season. It’s... 52,767 Views / 202 Replies  
The Yandaro from Burundi is in season. It’s excellent.


Edit: a little weak in the caffeine department, though.
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 07:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The only real problem with the trash can was they... 1,581 Views / 27 Replies  
The only real problem with the trash can was they wouldn’t update it. Pro users care about “speeds and feeds”.

I would have bought one, but it was so old when the time came to buy, I got an iMac....
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 07:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Honestly, I have no idea. I don’t really know... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
Honestly, I have no idea. I don’t really know him.

I know his mom, and she’s batshit. Like, “the government has turned the electrical wiring in my house into a listening device” batshit.

...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 06:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It wasn’t early, but was definitely for stupid... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
It wasn’t early, but was definitely for stupid people.
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 02:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The thought is he has at least some immunity. He... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
The thought is he has at least some immunity. He was at a party, and everybody at the party got it except for him.
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 01:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I know a guy who got a vaccination by... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
I know a guy who got a vaccination by impersonating a healthcare worker.

If that isn’t morally questionable enough, chances are they were asymptotically infected months ago.
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 12:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
ONE OF US :) I had forgotten about all the... 18,386 Views / 88 Replies  
ONE OF US :)

I had forgotten about all the exposition in the beginning. You’re totally right. My guess is that’s a vestige of it being a 3DS title. I’m sure there were also budget limitations...
Posted by subego, on Mar 7, 2021 at 07:26 PM, in Gaming
For everything not COVID, my attitude has always... 194,362 Views / 944 Replies  
For everything not COVID, my attitude has always been “if I get sick, I get sick”. If I like you, you’re getting a big ol’ hug. I don’t care if you’re contagious. ;)
Posted by subego, on Mar 7, 2021 at 04:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m trying to like Disgaea, but the procedurally... 18,386 Views / 88 Replies  
I’m trying to like Disgaea, but the procedurally generated dungeons are dull, really, really, really long, and there’s not much payoff.
Posted by subego, on Mar 7, 2021 at 03:11 PM, in Gaming
Yes! It was the boots. What screwed me up is... 6,374 Views / 54 Replies  
Yes! It was the boots.

What screwed me up is I thought the solution was timing the push against the boulder. Without boots, depending upon when you pushed back, the boulder would bounce back...
Posted by subego, on Mar 4, 2021 at 07:33 PM, in Gaming
I just mentioned in the gaming thread. Old school... 7,421 Views / 38 Replies  
I just mentioned in the gaming thread. Old school games outright abuse the player.

The Switch has a bunch of S/NES games if you have Nintendo Online. No way I could deal without save states.
Posted by subego, on Mar 4, 2021 at 07:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
With TP, I thought the puzzle with the giant... 6,374 Views / 54 Replies  
With TP, I thought the puzzle with the giant boulder men was irritatingly counter-intuitive, and was unnecessarily hard even after being figured out.

When I got to the next area and there were a...
Posted by subego, on Mar 4, 2021 at 05:44 PM, in Gaming
Well, maybe that’s the only example where LoZ... 6,374 Views / 54 Replies  
Well, maybe that’s the only example where LoZ locks you out, but there are plenty of places where burning a random tree ends up being helpful, no?

As for the Switch itself, highly recommended. :)
Posted by subego, on Mar 4, 2021 at 05:40 PM, in Gaming
Sadly, soon after that picture, the annoyances in... 18,386 Views / 88 Replies  
Sadly, soon after that picture, the annoyances in the game came to a head and I decided it was time to quit. Over 200 hours total though, so I feel I got my money’s worth. :)

I moved onto Disgaea,...
Posted by subego, on Mar 4, 2021 at 05:35 PM, in Gaming
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