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I thought NeoOffice was dead. And, LibreOffice... 1,473 Views / 6 Replies  
I thought NeoOffice was dead. And, LibreOffice for Mac is available.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jan 17, 2015 at 08:26 PM, in Applications
Knee-jerk? More like well-considered. 14,780 Views / 289 Replies  
Knee-jerk? More like well-considered.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jan 9, 2015 at 09:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A blatant display of disrespect to your boss is a... 719 Views / 26 Replies  
A blatant display of disrespect to your boss is a firing offence in every workforce. Except policing, apparently.

(I'm in the army. If I did this, I'd be in jail.)
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jan 9, 2015 at 09:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Of course. They have lost all residuals since... 14,780 Views / 289 Replies  
Of course. They have lost all residuals since their show was removed from syndication.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jan 8, 2015 at 12:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: As an experiment, I switched to Bing on all... 581 Views / 9 Replies  
As an experiment, I switched to Bing on all platforms after Apple dropped Google for Bing in Siri. I haven't noticed any difference, other than Bing Images/Videos being somewhat better than Google...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 17, 2014 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The studios are dying out? Where? The darkest... 936 Views / 15 Replies  
The studios are dying out? Where? The darkest timeline?
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 15, 2014 at 12:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm gonna see all the bugs I've squashed in... 17,894 Views / 808 Replies  
I'm gonna see all the bugs I've squashed in heaven?
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 12, 2014 at 03:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is a colossal fnck up by the Supreme Court.... 472 Views / 9 Replies  
This is a colossal fnck up by the Supreme Court. Grrr.....
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 12, 2014 at 03:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Like the Nobel Peace Prize, Time's yearly list... 898 Views / 6 Replies  
Like the Nobel Peace Prize, Time's yearly list has always been a silly institution.

But if we're talking about the most important newsmaker, then Cook doesn't come close.

I think the list of...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 9, 2014 at 12:20 AM, in Mac News
QWES sounds really weird. Pulling your middle... 2,163 Views / 17 Replies  
QWES sounds really weird. Pulling your middle finger backwards to a lower row to back up while leaving your other fingers on the higher row just feels unnatural to me.

Being a lefty, I use PL;'...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 6, 2014 at 12:48 PM, in Gaming
Well, JJ Abrams isn't afraid of making radical... 15,939 Views / 327 Replies  
Well, JJ Abrams isn't afraid of making radical design choices, from the sword hilt to the soccer-ball droid to the popsicle speeder. Even John Boyega's stormtrooper outfit looks a bit odd, without...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 1, 2014 at 05:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wrong. Dead wrong. Inexcusably wrong. She.... 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
Wrong. Dead wrong. Inexcusably wrong.

She. Does. Not. Say. This. Or. Any. Thing. Remotely. Close. To. That.

She *explicitly* says game designers add this stuff in a misguided attempt to create...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 6, 2014 at 04:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's always funny to watch a non-feminist tell us... 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
It's always funny to watch a non-feminist tell us all how "feminists actually think."

Because your typical feminist, if asked about colour and gender at all, would tell you colours like pink and...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 6, 2014 at 03:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Because of what you said below, I went back to... 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
Because of what you said below, I went back to watch her "women as background decoration" vids. And man, she does not gin sh!t up at all.

Watching those videos, I just couldn't believe the number...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 6, 2014 at 03:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This right here is the real issue: male... 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
This right here is the real issue: male characters in games are incredibly diverse, while female characters rarely more than a small handful of worn out tropes.

EDIT: When the most famous male...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 4, 2014 at 08:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow, that was really moving. 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
Wow, that was really moving.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 3, 2014 at 01:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
TB never said that. He said there should be... 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
TB never said that. He said there should be fuller disclosure of seeming conflicts of interest.

And the notion that devs and journalists should *never* have relationships is idiotic. It's only...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 10:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We already know that. It was admitted openly. But... 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
We already know that. It was admitted openly. But it was after he mentioned her in passing for an article, and he never wrote a review about her game. The scandal literally never happened.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 09:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you still don't think GamerGate is about... 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
If you still don't think GamerGate is about misogyny, let's all remember that it was originally called The Quinnspiracy, and was fixated around the lie that Zoe Quinn fncked 5 guys to get good...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 09:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It never happened. Show me the link to the game... 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
It never happened. Show me the link to the game reviews.


Who the fnck is Ben Dreyfuss? I'm talking about what game editors wrote on their sites, not what some nobody at a political site wrote.
...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 07:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is pretty damn funny:... 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
This is pretty damn funny: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rr2JPjhtGZA

EDIT: Fixed my link.
EDIT2: Fixed it again. Grrrr...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 06:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I find the notion that she pulled off these... 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
I find the notion that she pulled off these elaborate hacks to be pretty preposterous.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 06:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Read that yesterday. Good stuff. 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
Read that yesterday. Good stuff.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 06:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And never happened. Also never happened. ... 5,455 Views / 162 Replies  
And never happened.


Also never happened.


I think a lot of people completely misunderstood what the "gamers are dead" opinion pieces were all about. Which is ridiculous because they were...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 06:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
To me, the biggest question I have is: why are... 7,450 Views / 174 Replies  
To me, the biggest question I have is: why are the HYDRA-controlled Wanda and Pietro working with Ultron? What brought them together?

EDIT: Ok I have a theory: Ultron views himself as a greater...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Oct 29, 2014 at 06:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Evolution is true. Deniers are essentially... 17,894 Views / 808 Replies  
Evolution is true. Deniers are essentially morons. Expensive morons, since fighting the Scopes monkey trial over and over and over again is just pissing taxpayer money down the drain.

But for most...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Oct 29, 2014 at 01:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Steam says the game is 13 GBs. 756 Views / 21 Replies  
Steam says the game is 13 GBs.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Oct 16, 2014 at 07:26 PM, in Gaming
Because it would be expensive. Let's be honest:... 756 Views / 21 Replies  
Because it would be expensive. Let's be honest: Borderlands is a fun but low-budget game.

I'm more confused by something else: pre-orders. I can now pre-order The Pre-Sequel on Steam for $60. Uh,...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Oct 10, 2014 at 09:34 PM, in Gaming
Good luck, ebuddy. We are all pulling for you. 1,623 Views / 32 Replies  
Good luck, ebuddy. We are all pulling for you.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Sep 21, 2014 at 11:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm afraid to watch this. I'm not done BL2 yet,... 594,378 Views / 6,209 Replies  
I'm afraid to watch this. I'm not done BL2 yet, and I don't know what Handsome Jack is hiding behind that mask, and I don't want to risk any spoilers.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Sep 20, 2014 at 01:14 PM, in Gaming
Here's the direct link to Mojang's statement:... 594,378 Views / 6,209 Replies  
Here's the direct link to Mojang's statement: http://notch.net/2014/09/im-leaving-mojang/

I love the fact that the most beloved indie dev in history compared his plight to the "most hated" indie...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Sep 15, 2014 at 02:51 PM, in Gaming
I have no interest in using apps on my wrist when... 10,401 Views / 383 Replies  
I have no interest in using apps on my wrist when my phone is in my pocket.

I don't need a "smart watch." I need a watch that makes my phone smarter.

If some of the rumours about an Apple watch...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Sep 7, 2014 at 05:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee29/thellis_20... 2,151 Views / 90 Replies  
http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee29/thellis_2007/hitgirl.png
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That show should just be cancelled. When... 885 Views / 36 Replies  
That show should just be cancelled.

When they ran out of actual myths to debunk and started testing whether or not you could "curve bullets" like Wanted, the show ceased having a purpose.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 22, 2014 at 11:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sigh. This is making me feel terrible. Dead... 1,978 Views / 56 Replies  
Sigh. This is making me feel terrible.

Dead Poets Society, Good Morning Vietnam, Patch Adams, Awakenings, and Good Will Hunting are favourite films of mine. I left the theatre feeling I had not...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 11, 2014 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah he wrote a book about it: The Year of Living... 1,379 Views / 54 Replies  
Yeah he wrote a book about it: The Year of Living Biblically | AJ Jacobs - Official Website (http://ajjacobs.com/books/the-year-of-living-biblically/)

I think you have something backwards: he was...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 10, 2014 at 05:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The story of Job: God deliberately ruins Job's... 1,379 Views / 54 Replies  
The story of Job: God deliberately ruins Job's life in a silly wager with Satan, and when Job asks why he's being tormented, God gives a long, pompous, pointless rant about how fncking clever he is....
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 9, 2014 at 04:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's not. Really, your "crass" comment makes... 2,785 Views / 84 Replies  
It's not. Really, your "crass" comment makes absolutely no sense, and you never bothered to tell anyone why it is "crass" in the first place, or explain the difference between an ordinary marketing...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 9, 2014 at 02:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm really curious to see if they can pull this... 594,378 Views / 6,209 Replies  
I'm really curious to see if they can pull this off. Aiming or moving with a touchscreen is easy enough, but doing both will be hard. And are they gonna price it like a premium title? XCom was sold...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 7, 2014 at 07:03 PM, in Gaming
Um, if anything they are just following the... 2,785 Views / 84 Replies  
Um, if anything they are just following the template from Miller's The Dark Knight Returns. Any similarity to tensions between CA and IM are largely coincidental. The fact is, fans of DC comics have...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 7, 2014 at 06:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I did, because I think any suggestion that this... 2,785 Views / 84 Replies  
I did, because I think any suggestion that this is crass is ridiculous.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 7, 2014 at 05:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmm. Reeve was playing Superman. RDJ was playing... 2,785 Views / 84 Replies  
Hmmm. Reeve was playing Superman. RDJ was playing RDJ with some elements of Tony Stark and Elon Musk. (When did Tony Stark abandon weapons for green energy in the comics? Never.) I'm not saying...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jul 28, 2014 at 10:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Soooo, you want WW to look like someone other... 2,785 Views / 84 Replies  
Soooo, you want WW to look like someone other than WW?

Myself, I'm pretty happy with the WW costume design for BvS. I'm not happy that WW now always carries a sword (here and in the new 52), and...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jul 28, 2014 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like my assumption was wrong, Angela will... 2,785 Views / 84 Replies  
Looks like my assumption was wrong, Angela will not be the new Thor, as they are both members of the new Avengers. Also, it appears Iron Man is getting a make-over:
...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jul 17, 2014 at 02:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Comic books have always been "click bait," even... 2,785 Views / 84 Replies  
Comic books have always been "click bait," even before there was an internet.

As for Alan Scott/Green Lantern being gay? There's no way this guy couldn't be gay:
...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jul 17, 2014 at 02:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Watching people b!tch and moan about a female... 2,785 Views / 84 Replies  
Watching people b!tch and moan about a female Thor is just like watching everyone b!tch and moan about a black Heimdall. It's so sad but shows how insular and insecure many people still are.

Do...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jul 17, 2014 at 02:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
New Humble Bundle for 2K games: ... 594,378 Views / 6,209 Replies  
New Humble Bundle for 2K games: https://www.humblebundle.com

Includes all three Bioshocks, both recent XCOMs, Spec Ops: The Line, Darkness II, and Mafia II. And more titles will be added soon....
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jul 11, 2014 at 07:30 AM, in Gaming
:'( May we always remember the greybeards... 685 Views / 8 Replies  
:'(

May we always remember the greybeards before our time.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on May 23, 2014 at 03:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you? Comets cannot point to a specific spot... 1,288 Views / 62 Replies  
Are you? Comets cannot point to a specific spot on the surface of the Earth.

There is no astronomical phenomenon that can produce this effect. Full stop.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 4, 2013 at 07:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A one hour YouTube video on a subject that... 1,288 Views / 62 Replies  
A one hour YouTube video on a subject that screams "crackpot?" No thanks.

And there's no way any scientific calculus could track down the Star of Bethlehem. The Bible says it pointed to a specific...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 4, 2013 at 05:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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