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I can understand feeling queasy about that, but I... 1,156 Views / 25 Replies  
I can understand feeling queasy about that, but I believe it's mostly a problem of getting your head around the idea that transgender women aren't men.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 6, 2020 at 04:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Nope, that's the convoluted way since... 709 Views / 3 Replies  
Nope, that's the convoluted way since long-pressing the power button needs to double for Siri.

However, you can also go into Settings —> General —> Shut Down
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 4, 2020 at 08:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What? I find it stunning that the blatant and... 417 Views / 13 Replies  
What? I find it stunning that the blatant and overt corruption of the Trump administration, Trump himself, and his family and cronies could even be considered a partisan issue.

It's like wearing...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 4, 2020 at 07:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There's so much insanity, DAILY, that that really... 417 Views / 13 Replies  
There's so much insanity, DAILY, that that really just recedes into noise. You're talking about Ukraine, right?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 4, 2020 at 11:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's actually always been "Absolutely not, but... 417 Views / 13 Replies  
It's actually always been "Absolutely not, but the institutions installed in government explicitly to keep the president within his legal boundaries have decided to forgo their democratic duty and...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 4, 2020 at 09:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t know the numbers for the US, but here in... 1,156 Views / 25 Replies  
I don’t know the numbers for the US, but here in Germany, the number of deaths resulting from right-wing violence since reunification in 1990 is officially around 85.

Number of deaths from...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 3, 2020 at 02:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Background on the USPS: John Oliver on Last... 760 Views / 12 Replies  
Background on the USPS:

John Oliver on Last Week Tonight from a few months ago (https://youtu.be/IoL8g0W9gAQ)
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 2, 2020 at 03:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Add to that right-wing militia and unmarked... 744 Views / 18 Replies  
Add to that right-wing militia and unmarked federal soldiers (yeah, yeah, "agents"...in camo)...

You know how literally *everything* 45 accuses his opponents of is true of himself?

He's...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 31, 2020 at 02:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There are bets running that he’ll find a way to... 744 Views / 18 Replies  
There are bets running that he’ll find a way to cancel the election outright.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 30, 2020 at 03:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
$22,000 for one night in the hospital and some... 1,203 Views / 47 Replies  
$22,000 for one night in the hospital and some antihistamines is ****ing ridiculous.


If you’d been on life support in isolation ICU, that would make some sense.

But either that’s the least...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 23, 2020 at 06:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: ... 10,088 Views / 89 Replies  
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

Beautiful. A Rob imitator couldn’t have put a better point on it.

Thanks for a whiff of home.

Now, we just need Super[c]chick’s pre-coming out...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 22, 2020 at 05:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We had plenty of interesting members who weren't... 10,088 Views / 89 Replies  
We had plenty of interesting members who weren't getting their asses banned fifteen times in a row.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 20, 2020 at 12:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Remember when the Department of Homeland Security... 1,203 Views / 47 Replies  
Remember when the Department of Homeland Security was established and all the citizens' rights guys were pooh-poohed for their ridiculous and paranoid concerns about how the agency's powers could be...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 20, 2020 at 08:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So who were you, back in the day? Still... 10,088 Views / 89 Replies  
So who were you, back in the day?

Still waiting on Cipher13 to renege on his assertion that the iPod mini would bomb and destroy Apple's iPod business...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 20, 2020 at 08:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How are the people orchestrating this not in jail? 29,523 Views / 642 Replies  
How are the people orchestrating this not in jail?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 16, 2020 at 10:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Question: If people who contracted Covid-19... 418,316 Views / 2,543 Replies  
Question:

If people who contracted Covid-19 at that event (and probably hundreds of people did, even with only a few thousand in attendance) died, wouldn't the next of kin in today's tort-happy...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 29, 2020 at 07:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Honestly, I have no idea. However, the CCC... 29,523 Views / 642 Replies  
Honestly, I have no idea.

However, the CCC is notoriously anti-government, anti-regulation, anti-tracking, and pro-privacy. They're basically the biggest collection of (mostly) white-hat hackers...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 19, 2020 at 07:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Germany just got the “official” COVID tracing app... 29,523 Views / 642 Replies  
Germany just got the “official” COVID tracing app this last Tuesday, after a delay attributed in part to completely tearing down the initial concept and switching to a decentralised, fully anonymised...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 19, 2020 at 04:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I wish we could get a Twitter that would just... 1,289 Views / 12 Replies  
I wish we could get a Twitter that would just adhere to their own rules and ban accounts that consistently violate them.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 6, 2020 at 03:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I've found the trick to be wearing the masks with... 72,412 Views / 433 Replies  
I've found the trick to be wearing the masks with the embedded wire over the nose, and adjusting it to be rather pointier than the ridge of the nose, so that pulling the mask tight almost feels like...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 1, 2020 at 09:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh man. Flashback — I'm hearing that voice go... 72,412 Views / 433 Replies  
Oh man. Flashback — I'm hearing that voice go "MacPLAYmate" in my head now. Wow.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 30, 2020 at 06:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is it formatted to HFS+ UNjournaled? 449 Views / 4 Replies  
Is it formatted to HFS+ UNjournaled?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 29, 2020 at 03:31 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Twitter is a private platform and gets to delete... 1,289 Views / 12 Replies  
Twitter is a private platform and gets to delete whatever they want. There's a very good reason everyone on the presidential staff (back when they were professionals, before they all got fired) went...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 29, 2020 at 12:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So beautiful. Twitter has just put a notice on a... 1,289 Views / 12 Replies  
So beautiful. Twitter has just put a notice on a Trump tweet for glorifying violence.

They didn't take it down due to public interest, but they blocked likes and replies.

Why did it take so...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 29, 2020 at 05:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Apparently, the only option is to outright delete... 1,289 Views / 12 Replies  
Apparently, the only option is to outright delete the offending tweets — which is allowed by the draft.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 28, 2020 at 06:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Nothing like hearing your Mac go... 1,123 Views / 5 Replies  
Nothing like hearing your Mac go "BROOOOOOONGGGGG" in your bag at 2:30 a.m. because it’s just installed a security update automatically, as per default setting, eh?

Beyond having to re-load the...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 27, 2020 at 06:18 PM, in macOS
Cmd-Shift-CTRL-4 has allowed selection or window... 1,169 Views / 11 Replies  
Cmd-Shift-CTRL-4 has allowed selection or window Screenshot to clipboard at least since 2008.

There‘s also the „Grab“ app in the Utilities folder, and if you „man screencapture“ in Terminal, you...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 25, 2020 at 05:38 PM, in Applications
Cmd-Shift-3 for full screenshot saved to the... 1,169 Views / 11 Replies  
Cmd-Shift-3 for full screenshot saved to the desktop (add Ctrl. to take screenshot to the Clipboard) and Cmd-Shift-4 for screenshot of a selection (hit space to toggle between drag selection and full...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 25, 2020 at 10:38 AM, in Applications
If you put the VHS tapes onto the iPad, wrap them... 1,910 Views / 12 Replies  
If you put the VHS tapes onto the iPad, wrap them tightly and keep them in a closet drawer for two or three days, the movies should transfer automatically.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 16, 2020 at 03:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow, hi there! :waves: 1,261 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow, hi there!

:waves:
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 14, 2020 at 05:41 PM, in macOS
Open Terminal and type „diskutil list“ to have... 1,505 Views / 13 Replies  
Open Terminal and type „diskutil list“ to have disk utility show you a full list of volumes, logical and physical, and their sizes.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 10, 2020 at 03:49 PM, in macOS
As they are under Catalina. 1,505 Views / 13 Replies  
As they are under Catalina.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 10, 2020 at 03:36 PM, in macOS
Sierra also had a recovery partition, so there’s... 1,505 Views / 13 Replies  
Sierra also had a recovery partition, so there’s at least two. If you’re only seeing one, you’re looking at the system partition, not the disk itself.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 8, 2020 at 04:44 PM, in macOS
I'm pretty sure Sierra has four partitions on the... 1,505 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm pretty sure Sierra has four partitions on the boot drive by default.

The partitioning scheme in Catalina adds one more. The new Apple File System allows for multiple volumes to resize...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 8, 2020 at 07:49 AM, in macOS
As soon as you do *anything* with multiple... 2,662 Views / 15 Replies  
As soon as you do *anything* with multiple tracks, especially if if goes into editing and overdubs, GarageBand runs absolute rings around Audacity.

It is also the digital audio workstation with...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 30, 2020 at 02:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Exactly. 181,512 Views / 665 Replies  
Exactly.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 08:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, there's an official, established metric for... 181,512 Views / 665 Replies  
Okay, there's an official, established metric for this:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poverty_threshold#United_States

Still a difficulty in establishing how this should be figured for families.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 01:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's an undefined value. If the point of... 181,512 Views / 665 Replies  
That's an undefined value.

If the point of working is to be able to live (and I'm proposing that, by and large, it is, barring the exceptions mentioned by Andi), then not being able to live off...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 01:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That doesn't answer the question, because that's... 181,512 Views / 665 Replies  
That doesn't answer the question, because that's not a "point". That's a consequence, but as a purpose, it has no more meaning than "to have something to fill the paper".
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Another question: what is the point of defining a... 181,512 Views / 665 Replies  
Another question: what is the point of defining a legal minimum wage if the minimum isn’t defined as a full-time job salary you can actually live off?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 02:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
From where I'm sitting, it's primarily the fact... 325,323 Views / 1,174 Replies  
From where I'm sitting, it's primarily the fact that this would even be a problem — that a first-world country would be unable to deal with this crisis because people are busy shooting each other —...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 6, 2020 at 09:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2020/03/18/we-need-... 325,323 Views / 1,174 Replies  
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2020/03/18/we-need-those-beds-baltimore-mayor-urges-people-to-put-down-guns-after-violence-continues-during-covid-19-pandemic/
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 5, 2020 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Also: Joe Diffie Alan Merrill Ellis... 1,832 Views / 1 Replies  
Also:

Joe Diffie
Alan Merrill
Ellis Marsalis
Wallace Roney
Bucky Pizzarelli

There will be a lot of this before the year is out. :.(
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 3, 2020 at 05:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I'm teaching from home as most other music... 6,004 Views / 45 Replies  
I'm teaching from home as most other music teachers are.

But my gigging income, which made for about half of the total, is at zero. Nil.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 19, 2020 at 07:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, iOptigan... 1,982 Views / 1 Replies  
Also, iOptigan (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ioptigan/id1143470101) and Synthmaster One (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/synthmaster-one/id1254353266)
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 18, 2020 at 08:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Plus, denial doesn't work as well when it's not a... 35,850 Views / 111 Replies  
Plus, denial doesn't work as well when it's not a faraway place like Norway, Sweden, or Germany. Those might as well be from a fantasy novel.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 12, 2020 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Opposite here. I keep splitting words by typing a... 72,412 Views / 433 Replies  
Opposite here. I keep splitting words by typing a "space" instead of "n", "m", or "b".
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 7, 2020 at 11:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Text copied from a wedding community forum. 325,323 Views / 1,174 Replies  
Text copied from a wedding community forum.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 29, 2020 at 04:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Couple years back, some asshole was dropping wood... 116,227 Views / 559 Replies  
Couple years back, some asshole was dropping wood blocks off overpasses onto cars on the Autobahn. Hit one, driver and both kids unharmed, killed the mother, though.

Life in prison for murder.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 21, 2020 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t even 2,363 Views / 6 Replies  
I don’t even
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 15, 2020 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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