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When I was doing graphic design in college in the... 1,836 Views / 72 Replies  
When I was doing graphic design in college in the early 90s, a significant portion of a bunch of classes was teaching us how to use Macs, or time in the computer lab to work on assignments.

At...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 05:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Gots me official Nintendo brand Sega Genesis... 10,497 Views / 34 Replies  
Gots me official Nintendo brand Sega Genesis controller.

It feels light and empty, which doesn’t match my (fog-addled) memory.

The D-pad is… a compromise. It looks like a D-pad, but it’s...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 05:41 AM, in Gaming
Got through the first level in Ecco, all along... 28,377 Views / 128 Replies  
Got through the first level in Ecco, all along thinking how I’m going to pen my essay about how brilliant it is, and right at the beginning of the second level, the designers just flat-out abuse the...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 12:30 AM, in Gaming
My (perhaps worthless) legal take is what sinks... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
My (perhaps worthless) legal take is what sinks her self-defense claim is she left her house to confront the mob. She can’t do that and say she was in fear for her life.

If she was put in fear for...
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2021 at 04:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
To put it another way, my argument is “if X... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
To put it another way, my argument is “if X happened, the law says Y”.

I’m in no way, shape, or form arguing X happened.
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2021 at 04:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Absolutely. 100%. I just singled this part... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
Absolutely. 100%.

I just singled this part out, but I wanted to reaffirm what I said in the post I made while you were writing this.

I’m honestly not making any of these assumptions except for...
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2021 at 04:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I should have qualified what I said with... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
I should have qualified what I said with “assuming it’s true” or the like.

I honestly wasn’t trying to imply we can trust what the police say, or the press for that matter.


Edit: I’m only...
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2021 at 03:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It is alleged the librarian committed three... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
It is alleged the librarian committed three crimes, two directly against the motorcyclist, and the motorcyclist committed none.

If this is true, the fault self-evidently lies with the guilty...
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2021 at 01:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The person who was assaulted (by having a gun... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
The person who was assaulted (by having a gun pointed at them for example) gets to claim self-defense.

If we have to assume the cops are potentially lying to make the point, I submit it only...
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2021 at 01:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Total long shot… do you have Catalina running... 191 Views / 5 Replies  
Total long shot… do you have Catalina running somewhere? This supposedly has a bug with iCloud Keychain sync.
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2021 at 12:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
None of the examples given allow her to... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
None of the examples given allow her to intentionally hit him, which cops and witnesses seem to confirm is what happened. I submit this meets the standard of evidence for an Internet hot take.
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Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2021 at 12:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I may have already asked this but is she on iOS... 191 Views / 5 Replies  
I may have already asked this but is she on iOS 15?

That appeared to be killing my battery for awhile, but recent revisions have helped.

I was also having recent(ish) issues with Safari eating...
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2021 at 04:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Is this question about the Bundy ranch? Protests?... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
Is this question about the Bundy ranch? Protests? State capitols? All three?

I was assuming the last two, but then it hit me it’s possible I’m supposed to take “evicting” as meaning the Bundy deal.
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2021 at 04:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
FWIU, the skater ultimately realized he was an... 315,223 Views / 697 Replies  
FWIU, the skater ultimately realized he was an idiot. Both in terms of how easily he could have been killed, and being a massive danger to pedestrians.

Some mad skills, though.


Edit: the part...
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2021 at 01:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes? I want it where the librarian doesn't... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
Yes?

I want it where the librarian doesn't have a right to point a gun at the motorcyclist, which she didn’t.

I want it where if the librarian unlawfully points a gun at the motorcyclist, he...
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2021 at 01:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The point is if they don’t see it as white... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
The point is if they don’t see it as white privilege, they won’t see it as an example of how the state will support them if they shoot someone.

To put this another way, they’re going to take what...
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2021 at 12:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
To quantify recent, I meant in the last two or... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
To quantify recent, I meant in the last two or three years… the time period across which this tactic has seen its ascent in popularity.
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2021 at 12:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I also wanted to add that if a person rejects the... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
I also wanted to add that if a person rejects the idea of white privilege, and instead thinks it’s minorities who are the one with privilege, they won’t see this as a loophole they have on their...
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2021 at 03:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
As an aside, I’m not going to knock people who... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
As an aside, I’m not going to knock people who don’t like guns. There are plenty of legit reasons not to.

Many people who don’t like guns see it as a valid reason to remain willfully ignorant of...
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2021 at 02:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think the first two apply in almost every... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
I think the first two apply in almost every instance.

The third undoubtedly happens, and when it isn’t happening, see number two (with the exception of the minority of times people do actually...
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2021 at 01:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Could the same be said about the reckless... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
Could the same be said about the reckless homicide charge (Rosenbaum), or the reckless endangerment charges for shooting in the first place?
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2021 at 01:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The intimidation value of open-carrying a rifle... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
The intimidation value of open-carrying a rifle to a protest or a state capitol building is based on the implied threat the bearer will use it.

The number of shootings is an objective measure of...
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2021 at 11:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/5SYhrEb.gif Answer to... 315,223 Views / 697 Replies  
https://imgur.com/5SYhrEb.gif

Answer to anticipated question: camera is on a selfie-stick with stick digitally removed.
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2021 at 09:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hot take: motorcyclist was justified. Librarian... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
Hot take: motorcyclist was justified. Librarian left her residence, which means she doesn’t get a castle doctrine defense, and pulled a gun on people just standing there.


Bonus edit hot take: if...
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2021 at 08:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
2006 isn’t old eno… Shit. 1,836 Views / 72 Replies  
2006 isn’t old eno…

Shit.
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2021 at 07:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Would you agree the state charging Rittenhouse... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
Would you agree the state charging Rittenhouse with first degree murder isn’t representative of these choices and policies?
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2021 at 02:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Just wanted to mention I haven’t dropped this and... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
Just wanted to mention I haven’t dropped this and apologize for the delay. It’s a combo of being swamped, and working out my thoughts on the subject.
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2021 at 03:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Congratulations!!!! 376,300 Views / 1,405 Replies  
Congratulations!!!!
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2021 at 08:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I love how I’ll accidentally hit the camera or... 318 Views / 6 Replies  
I love how I’ll accidentally hit the camera or flashlight from the lock screen, but if I actually need one of those, it thinks I’m swiping.

Bonus points when it gives a feedback click to register...
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2021 at 04:30 PM, in iOS Apps
Yeah… I figured it out right after I posted. ... 315,223 Views / 697 Replies  
Yeah… I figured it out right after I posted.

What made it more difficult is the jump from total chaos, to it suddenly feeling like I’m playing Ace Combat, and there’s a MiG-17 over there with no...
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2021 at 04:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It appears to have taken place in 2013 in... 315,223 Views / 697 Replies  
It appears to have taken place in 2013 in Wisconsin for Google purposes.

It does look like they’re doing some plane to plane stunt, but FWIU, the plan was for the parachutists in each plane to...
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2021 at 11:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/FickleFittingArmednylons... 315,223 Views / 697 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/FickleFittingArmednylonshrimp-size_restricted.gif

Shockingly, no death.
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2021 at 07:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s sort of the point. The straight line I’m... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
That’s sort of the point. The straight line I’m being asked to draw has a 40+ year gap to bridge.

That’s not necessarily impossible, I mean, I can bridge the gap between WWI and WWII, but is this...
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2021 at 04:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What jumps out at me is the most recent example I... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
What jumps out at me is the most recent example I could find in that list is over 40 years old.

Also, I qualified my question.
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2021 at 03:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Before Rittenhouse, in America, had a protester... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
Before Rittenhouse, in America, had a protester who brought an assault rifle to a protest shot another protester?

If not, I see an incongruity between “this result is so obvious Rittenhouse...
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2021 at 02:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Absolutely, and IIUC, does not meet the standard... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
Absolutely, and IIUC, does not meet the standard for use of lethal force.

What does is him lunging for the gun… and I can’t say his “turn of phrase” helps the argument he wasn’t a danger. Same...
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2021 at 06:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t know his intent, nor am I claiming to. ... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
I don’t know his intent, nor am I claiming to.

I feel others are by insisting he showed up ready for a fight. I’m merely offering an alternate hypothesis which fits the facts.

In other words,...
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2021 at 06:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s buggy for me. I’d stay away for awhile. ... 318 Views / 6 Replies  
It’s buggy for me. I’d stay away for awhile.

Also, they changed DnD, and it kinda sucks now.
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2021 at 05:58 PM, in iOS Apps
You’ll pry my AT&T unlimited data plan from my... 296 Views / 10 Replies  
You’ll pry my AT&T unlimited data plan from my cold, dead fingers.
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2021 at 12:56 PM, in iOS Apps
The analogy “like a soccer hooligan showing up to... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
The analogy “like a soccer hooligan showing up to a brawl” implies intent. If no intent is to be implied, this analogy is not suitable, or needs to be qualified.


Going back to my original...
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2021 at 12:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If I did not intend to do X, I am not guilty of... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
If I did not intend to do X, I am not guilty of intending to do X.

I stand by this statement.

This does not make me unprosecutable unless intent to do X is a requirement of the charge.

...
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 09:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is it unusual for rural-ish Americans to have... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
Is it unusual for rural-ish Americans to have connections with neighboring communities?
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 09:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The operative word in my statement was “intent” ... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
The operative word in my statement was “intent”

If I believe being visibly armed deters someone from picking a fight with me, you can’t say my intent is to pick a fight.

Not believing it will...
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 08:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve found very little profit in being correct.... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
I’ve found very little profit in being correct. Being incorrect is where the money’s at.
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 04:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I assume you consider your own opinion to be... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
I assume you consider your own opinion to be correct, and by implication, I should share it if I wish to be correct myself.
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 04:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe I’m missing something, but conservatives... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
Maybe I’m missing something, but conservatives don’t usually live in minority neighborhoods.

Kenosha’s kinda red, and kinda white.
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 03:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The price of freedom is people will be... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
The price of freedom is people will be irresponsible with it.

If I am required to use a right responsibly, it is not a right.
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 03:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If I believe being visibly armed will deter... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
If I believe being visibly armed will deter people from picking a fight with me, then I can’t be accused of going armed with the intent of provoking a fight.

I will be motivated by what I believe,...
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 03:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
As an aside, the town Rittenhouse is from is on... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
As an aside, the town Rittenhouse is from is on the border.
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 02:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What’s the basis of this impression? If I’m... 1,048 Views / 143 Replies  
What’s the basis of this impression?

If I’m being asked to condemn a whole swath of people based on it, I need to know more about the source.
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 02:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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