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If conservatives could be honest, both to others... 171,399 Views / 862 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 Yesterday at 11:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here’s my unified theory why so many... 171,399 Views / 862 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 Yesterday at 11:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Like I mentioned in the M1 thread, I can use an... 123 Views / 6 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 Yesterday at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s one of the reasons I’m saying she doesn’t... 171,399 Views / 862 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 Yesterday at 10:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In September I’ll be 50, so it’ll either be then,... 171,399 Views / 862 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 Yesterday at 09:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The distinction I’m making is she believes in... 171,399 Views / 862 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 Yesterday at 08:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The two dots I can connect with this person is... 171,399 Views / 862 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 Yesterday at 08:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Yandaro from Burundi is in season. It’s... 47,989 Views / 199 Replies  
The Yandaro from Burundi is in season. It’s excellent.


Edit: a little weak in the caffeine department, though.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 07:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The only real problem with the trash can was they... 123 Views / 6 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 Yesterday at 07:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Honestly, I have no idea. I don’t really know... 171,399 Views / 862 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 Yesterday at 06:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It wasn’t early, but was definitely for stupid... 171,399 Views / 862 Replies  
It wasn’t early, but was definitely for stupid people.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The thought is he has at least some immunity. He... 171,399 Views / 862 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 Yesterday at 01:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I know a guy who got a vaccination by... 171,399 Views / 862 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 Yesterday at 12:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
ONE OF US :) I had forgotten about all the... 16,420 Views / 82 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... 171,399 Views / 862 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... 16,420 Views / 82 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... 5,670 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... 5,949 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... 5,670 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... 5,670 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... 16,420 Views / 82 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
https://imgur.com/NesvnHr.jpg My enslaved... 16,420 Views / 82 Replies  
https://imgur.com/NesvnHr.jpg

My enslaved bees are total slackers. Whole field full of ripe melons and they’re not doing a goddamn thing.
Posted by subego, on Mar 3, 2021 at 04:24 PM, in Gaming
Looks good! :thumbsup: I’ve never seen a... 5,949 Views / 38 Replies  
Looks good! :thumbsup:

I’ve never seen a pick-n-pluck island like that. :)
Posted by subego, on Mar 3, 2021 at 02:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that pic yours, or the one you found? 5,949 Views / 38 Replies  
Is that pic yours, or the one you found?
Posted by subego, on Mar 3, 2021 at 11:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, relatively recently I played the original... 5,670 Views / 54 Replies  
Also, relatively recently I played the original for a few hours.

It’s really good, and fun. The music is notably superior compared to say, Crystalis, which is SNK’s version of Zelda. Crystalis is...
Posted by subego, on Mar 3, 2021 at 11:14 AM, in Gaming
Excellent post! By the sounds of it, Twilight... 5,670 Views / 54 Replies  
Excellent post! By the sounds of it, Twilight Princess is the one I hated.

Never played WW, but I too love the graphics.

Any thoughts on BotW? I think most of the people who didn’t like it...
Posted by subego, on Mar 3, 2021 at 11:00 AM, in Gaming
Why would one game using a VPN? 2,893 Views / 5 Replies  
Why would one game using a VPN?
Posted by subego, on Mar 2, 2021 at 01:55 PM, in Gaming
The spindle worth of recordable DVDs I have all... 509,257 Views / 1,199 Replies  
The spindle worth of recordable DVDs I have all look corroded.

Amazon helpfully informed me I bought them 14 years ago.

They still seem to work.
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 08:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Kamala Harris Loves Turtles 383 Views / 0 Replies  
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Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 03:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Gotcha! I was thinking that was code for “in... 171,399 Views / 862 Replies  
Gotcha! I was thinking that was code for “in Leavenworth”.
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 01:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is that part right? Reading over the USNI article... 171,399 Views / 862 Replies  
Is that part right? Reading over the USNI article I missed it.
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 11:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
A little more info here. ... 171,399 Views / 862 Replies  
A little more info here.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/27/us/politics/coronavirus-vaccine-refusal-military.html

Some reasons given:

1) Youth
2) Paranoia
3) If the military actually gives...
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 10:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Everybody raves about LttP. Not so much with... 5,670 Views / 54 Replies  
Everybody raves about LttP. Not so much with Twilight Princess.

I played either Skyward Sword or Twilight Princess on the Wii. I forget which one, but I friggin hated it.
Posted by subego, on Feb 28, 2021 at 12:53 PM, in Gaming
A friend got a Switch, so I lent them my second... 5,257 Views / 27 Replies  
A friend got a Switch, so I lent them my second Pro and NES controllers. It’s not like I’m having guests yet.

I bought that charger back when I originally got my Pros, but never tried it out until...
Posted by subego, on Feb 28, 2021 at 12:46 PM, in Gaming
I definitely didn’t choose to. Had no idea the... 164,426 Views / 524 Replies  
I definitely didn’t choose to. Had no idea the place had them until well after I moved in.

They definitely bother me. If the invasion levels were the norm I’d move. In general, they only end up in...
Posted by subego, on Feb 26, 2021 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hacked their comms and they’ve ordered a... 164,426 Views / 524 Replies  
I hacked their comms and they’ve ordered a tactical retreat.
Posted by subego, on Feb 25, 2021 at 03:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Watch out for sunburn! 144,049 Views / 422 Replies  
Watch out for sunburn!
Posted by subego, on Feb 25, 2021 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know someone this happened with. She’s an... 171,399 Views / 862 Replies  
I know someone this happened with. She’s an actual therapist at least, but it’s all still tele-health.
Posted by subego, on Feb 25, 2021 at 10:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Both would be warm. 488,885 Views / 1,315 Replies  
Both would be warm.
Posted by subego, on Feb 24, 2021 at 02:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmm... Do you fill it with liters or... 488,885 Views / 1,315 Replies  
Hmmm...

Do you fill it with liters or gallons?



Full disclosure: I drink soda in liters.
Posted by subego, on Feb 24, 2021 at 01:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Over 40° here, so shorts weather! 144,049 Views / 422 Replies  
Over 40° here, so shorts weather!
Posted by subego, on Feb 24, 2021 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
JFC. Pick one. :) 488,885 Views / 1,315 Replies  
JFC. Pick one. :)
Posted by subego, on Feb 23, 2021 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s 70 in freedom units. 488,885 Views / 1,315 Replies  
That’s 70 in freedom units.
Posted by subego, on Feb 22, 2021 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wanted a Pro, but the trashcan was silly,... 14,044 Views / 172 Replies  
I wanted a Pro, but the trashcan was silly, ancient hardware when it was time to buy. Got an iMac instead (about 6 months before the iMac Pro was released).
Posted by subego, on Feb 19, 2021 at 07:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s what killed it. I don’t want an external... 14,044 Views / 172 Replies  
That’s what killed it. I don’t want an external drive unless it’s absolutely necessary.
Posted by subego, on Feb 18, 2021 at 07:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When I was a boy, Maserati dealers would... 164,426 Views / 524 Replies  
When I was a boy, Maserati dealers would advertise by giving away cocaine.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 02:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whenever I’m in that situation, I splurge and go... 144,049 Views / 422 Replies  
Whenever I’m in that situation, I splurge and go to the hotel charging $1,000.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 02:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I used to be a casual dual-booter, but the space... 14,044 Views / 172 Replies  
I used to be a casual dual-booter, but the space crunch with SSDs killed that.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can excuse it, but that won’t make it go away. 144,049 Views / 422 Replies  
I can excuse it, but that won’t make it go away.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 11:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Chicago reporting snowpocalypse. 144,049 Views / 422 Replies  
Chicago reporting snowpocalypse.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 09:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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