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I’m sure there are local options. The place I... 8,546 Views / 98 Replies  
I’m sure there are local options. The place I normally go to might even still be open for curbside, but I wanted to give the grocery store delivery a shot and eliminate going out for it... or having...
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I bought a bunch of smokes before the lockdown,... 274,411 Views / 1,165 Replies  
I bought a bunch of smokes before the lockdown, but at some point I’m going to need to reload.

For better or worse, the fact they’re half the price once I step over the county line factors into my...
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Final count is 620. :) 2,542 Views / 27 Replies  
Final count is 620. :)
Posted by subego, on Today at 12:44 AM, in Gaming
That’s hilarious! I did turn it upside-down... 2,542 Views / 27 Replies  
That’s hilarious!

I did turn it upside-down just to see what would happen, but it never occurred to me to keep it that way.


I started an arrow run near the end of my gaming day and got about...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 11:08 PM, in Gaming
Dropped the coffee for a bit because I didn’t... 8,546 Views / 98 Replies  
Dropped the coffee for a bit because I didn’t want to have to worry about going out for supplies, but got a grocery store bag of Starbucks (and some cream, natch) delivered.

I miss good coffee.
Posted by subego, on Apr 4, 2020 at 10:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve heard corvid sales have tanked. 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
I’ve heard corvid sales have tanked.
Posted by subego, on Apr 4, 2020 at 04:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh... it’s good you didn’t try one in each hand.... 2,542 Views / 27 Replies  
Oh... it’s good you didn’t try one in each hand. :)

That was the only thing I could think of making it not work. I don’t know what the deal is. It’s totally awesome on this end. Before I started...
Posted by subego, on Apr 3, 2020 at 10:20 PM, in Gaming
Roughly, the only times I feel you should get... 2,542 Views / 27 Replies  
Roughly, the only times I feel you should get into combat are because a...

Quest requires it.
Monster is in the way (you can almost always climb around them).
Monster has weapons worth stealing....
Posted by subego, on Apr 2, 2020 at 10:51 PM, in Gaming
Sadly, the foodcraft can't be redeemed. In... 2,542 Views / 27 Replies  
Sadly, the foodcraft can't be redeemed. In addition to needing a management system, it has very little depth. By far the biggest strike against the game.

This may be a dumb question, but are you...
Posted by subego, on Apr 1, 2020 at 08:46 PM, in Gaming
https://imgur.com/9hPgjTP.jpg 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
https://imgur.com/9hPgjTP.jpg
Posted by subego, on Mar 30, 2020 at 11:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
We had no bell, but every room had a clock, and... 152,482 Views / 626 Replies  
We had no bell, but every room had a clock, and we all knew what time class ended.

No one ever left until we were dismissed, but the vibe in the room always changed at about 5 minutes before the...
Posted by subego, on Mar 29, 2020 at 06:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It took a long time, but I’ve finally come around... 2,542 Views / 27 Replies  
It took a long time, but I’ve finally come around to the conclusion Breath of the Wild is fantastic. It breaks a ton of really crummy conventions, and I didn’t realize at first it’s offering...
Posted by subego, on Mar 28, 2020 at 11:58 AM, in Gaming
Oh, you mean on services people actually want. 363 Views / 7 Replies  
Oh, you mean on services people actually want.
Posted by subego, on Mar 28, 2020 at 11:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
CBS is the killer. 363 Views / 7 Replies  
CBS is the killer.
Posted by subego, on Mar 28, 2020 at 11:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Intentional. 93,908 Views / 537 Replies  
Intentional.
Posted by subego, on Mar 27, 2020 at 05:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My “we are so ****ed” list so far, in... 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
My “we are so ****ed” list so far, in chronological order.

1) Everyone crowding the grocery store after the schools closed.
2) Lots of people out in groups for St. Patrick’s.
3) O’Hare airport...
Posted by subego, on Mar 26, 2020 at 06:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
From yesterday. https://imgur.com/LieBSdk.jpg 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
From yesterday.

https://imgur.com/LieBSdk.jpg
Posted by subego, on Mar 26, 2020 at 04:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Mayor needed to shut down the bike trails,... 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
The Mayor needed to shut down the bike trails, because apparently they were like a normal day yesterday.

What makes this notable is she’s so pissed about it she just blasted it to everybody’s...
Posted by subego, on Mar 26, 2020 at 04:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh... I was just talking the surgical kind. 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
Oh... I was just talking the surgical kind.
Posted by subego, on Mar 25, 2020 at 10:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I imagine they’re generally sold in “disposable”... 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
I imagine they’re generally sold in “disposable” quantities. Smallest bag I could find was 100.
Posted by subego, on Mar 25, 2020 at 07:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Talked to a doctor at Rush, which is one of the... 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
Talked to a doctor at Rush, which is one of the big hospital networks here.

What he said is their gribble specialists believe goggles and a regular surgical mask are enough protection. Said...
Posted by subego, on Mar 24, 2020 at 06:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: I’m pretty sure I have that exact same model of... 1,041 Views / 28 Replies  
I’m pretty sure I have that exact same model of folding table. They’re really good for how light they are.

Does it have the cloth handle which gets accidentally sammiched inside?
Posted by subego, on Mar 23, 2020 at 11:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Have you had a sleep study? You may have sleep... 152,482 Views / 626 Replies  
Have you had a sleep study? You may have sleep apnea.
Posted by subego, on Mar 23, 2020 at 11:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m between you two, so no shock it’s here as... 74,920 Views / 373 Replies  
I’m between you two, so no shock it’s here as well.
Posted by subego, on Mar 22, 2020 at 08:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When our lockdown went into effect, someone on my... 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
When our lockdown went into effect, someone on my block put the teaser for The Purge on full blast.
Posted by subego, on Mar 21, 2020 at 07:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That may have been something else. I don’t think... 2,542 Views / 27 Replies  
That may have been something else. I don’t think that was ported to the DS.

Take a look at the Stardew Valley page on the Switch store and see if it grabs you or the fam. It’s an idyllic “life...
Posted by subego, on Mar 21, 2020 at 05:31 PM, in Gaming
Oh... I had the original Animal Crossing. Don’t... 2,542 Views / 27 Replies  
Oh... I had the original Animal Crossing. Don’t let the style put you off.

It was brilliant. Exactly the type of game which makes Nintendo what it is.

Have you seen/played Stardew Valley?
Posted by subego, on Mar 20, 2020 at 10:56 PM, in Gaming
It’s picked up a bit, I’m out of the tutorial... 2,542 Views / 27 Replies  
It’s picked up a bit, I’m out of the tutorial zone at least, but I’m getting my ass kicked a lot.

I dislike weapon breakage.

Hunting is fun, though, so I’m looking forward to some grinding...
Posted by subego, on Mar 18, 2020 at 07:12 PM, in Gaming
That’s essentially closing a pharmacy. 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
That’s essentially closing a pharmacy.
Posted by subego, on Mar 17, 2020 at 08:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve been eying that, because I’ve had a sudden... 2,542 Views / 27 Replies  
I’ve been eying that, because I’ve had a sudden itch* for a racer.

I’m torn between that, and something more where you twiddle around with real cars.


*I think what I’m really looking for is...
Posted by subego, on Mar 17, 2020 at 01:36 PM, in Gaming
Got some time on my hands, so I picked up BotW. ... 2,542 Views / 27 Replies  
Got some time on my hands, so I picked up BotW.

I like it. It’s clearly well done.

OMG does it start out sloooooooooow. I played all day yesterday and still feel like I’m in the tutorial.
Posted by subego, on Mar 17, 2020 at 01:06 PM, in Gaming
The National Review is still a thing? 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
The National Review is still a thing?
Posted by subego, on Mar 17, 2020 at 12:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
IIRC, they’re asking $2.5 million. 29,097 Views / 111 Replies  
IIRC, they’re asking $2.5 million.
Posted by subego, on Mar 17, 2020 at 10:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It is! Friend of mine used to work there... 29,097 Views / 111 Replies  
It is!

Friend of mine used to work there when it was an art gallery.

It’s for sale right now if you’re in the market. :)
Posted by subego, on Mar 16, 2020 at 04:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Our governor announced that yesterday, to be put... 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
Our governor announced that yesterday, to be put into effect today.

I bet money he waited until Sunday because if he had killed St. Pat’s, he’d lose support in the city. Democratic governors here...
Posted by subego, on Mar 16, 2020 at 03:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/rlG3ra9.gif 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
https://imgur.com/rlG3ra9.gif
Posted by subego, on Mar 16, 2020 at 04:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes. And to what extent is the increase in... 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
Yes.

And to what extent is the increase in demand due to hoarding?

Is it wrong to have reasonable personal supply?
Posted by subego, on Mar 16, 2020 at 01:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Isn’t that in large part due to hoarding, not... 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
Isn’t that in large part due to hoarding, not people having a reasonable personal supply?
Posted by subego, on Mar 16, 2020 at 12:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Not really. It’s already starting to be a problem. 28,085 Views / 301 Replies  
Not really. It’s already starting to be a problem.
Posted by subego, on Mar 15, 2020 at 06:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Without mask options, I’d be eying the bucket of... 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
Without mask options, I’d be eying the bucket of that cherry picker.

Or, at least wait back inside the terminal. I don’t care if I’m sitting there for 8 hours while everyone else goes first. I’ve...
Posted by subego, on Mar 15, 2020 at 02:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, I’ve got nothing but time to fix it now.... 28,085 Views / 301 Replies  
Well, I’ve got nothing but time to fix it now. Production officially in suspension.
Posted by subego, on Mar 15, 2020 at 12:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup. This is everybody waiting for screening. 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
Yup.

This is everybody waiting for screening.
Posted by subego, on Mar 15, 2020 at 12:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Social distancing in action at O’Hare... 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
Social distancing in action at O’Hare international arrivals yesterday.

https://imgur.com/U0HhLEU.jpg
Posted by subego, on Mar 15, 2020 at 12:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Browsing r/chicago, it looks like we had a... 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
Browsing r/chicago, it looks like we had a mini-food run yesterday.

In other words, we just had multiple gatherings of large groups in enclosed areas.
Posted by subego, on Mar 14, 2020 at 09:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Illinois schools shut down starting Tuesday. 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
Illinois schools shut down starting Tuesday.
Posted by subego, on Mar 13, 2020 at 05:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I used to be a daily watcher of Nancy Grace, and... 3,096 Views / 66 Replies  
I used to be a daily watcher of Nancy Grace, and it was during the Casey Anthony case.

It was utter trash, which is why I watched it. What makes that more popular than super-serious shit isn’t...
Posted by subego, on Mar 13, 2020 at 12:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Psych evaluation ordered for man who sought trial... 274,411 Views / 1,165 Replies  
Psych evaluation ordered for man who sought trial by combat.

“An Iowa judge has ordered a psychological evaluation of a Kansas man who asked the judge to let him engage in a sword fight with his...
Posted by subego, on Mar 12, 2020 at 06:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
False rumor, and incorrect analysis on my part.... 5,801 Views / 283 Replies  
False rumor, and incorrect analysis on my part. State has suspended any gathering over 1,000 people.
Posted by subego, on Mar 12, 2020 at 06:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If we’re going to talk loud, right wing media... 3,096 Views / 66 Replies  
If we’re going to talk loud, right wing media only exists as a response to how all-pervasive the left’s volume used to be.

Ask a right winger to (non-snarkily) fake being a left winger. They can...
Posted by subego, on Mar 12, 2020 at 03:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Does anyone here actively consume right wing... 3,096 Views / 66 Replies  
Does anyone here actively consume right wing media enough to be considered an authority on it? I sure as hell don’t.
Posted by subego, on Mar 12, 2020 at 03:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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