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The conservative delusion in a nutshell. 229 Views / 37 Replies  
The conservative delusion in a nutshell.
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 04:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There's a local company offering fiber about two... 542 Views / 2 Replies  
There's a local company offering fiber about two blocks away from our neighborhood. Their prices and speeds are comparable to what I have now for cable internet, but we've had enough issues with...
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 09:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not worried about capability. Even the last... 1,548 Views / 51 Replies  
I'm not worried about capability. Even the last i7 Mini would crush my Pro in single core performance and I think the Mini still eeked out better multi-core, too. My Pro is 70% games, 25% web...
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 09:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Withholding information and funds that would... 229 Views / 37 Replies  
Withholding information and funds that would otherwise be used to improve the transition. Because of these actions, the initial outcome of the new administration will be worse.

I have a button...
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 04:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Now I'm considering replacing my old Mac Pro. If... 1,548 Views / 51 Replies  
Now I'm considering replacing my old Mac Pro. If not with Apple Silicon, then maybe with a previous-gen i7 Mini that someone ditched for the new AS. Though it looks like those are still going for...
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 09:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/11/heres-all-... 229 Views / 37 Replies  
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/11/heres-all-the-transition-things-trump-is-denying-biden.html
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 08:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Hot take. 1,065 Views / 22 Replies  
Hot take.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 20, 2020 at 06:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well in reality we bundled Hulu/D+/ESPN+ since it... 45,582 Views / 316 Replies  
Well in reality we bundled Hulu/D+/ESPN+ since it was cheaper than just getting Disney+ and we already had Hulu. We keep threatening to cancel Amazon Prime since they keep pulling music from the...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 20, 2020 at 01:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"A $100 cable bill is atrocious! I demand à la... 45,582 Views / 316 Replies  
"A $100 cable bill is atrocious! I demand à la carte services!"

"I have Netflix, Hulu, D+, ATV+, ESPN+, Amazon Prime, YouTube TV, and Peacock and it only costs me $120/month!"
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 20, 2020 at 11:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Finally added the wife's account to our AppleTV... 45,582 Views / 316 Replies  
Finally added the wife's account to our AppleTV to take advantage of the free year of ATV+ we got when we bought her iPhone. Ted Lasso is the content we need right now, it's so wholesome. Though I am...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 20, 2020 at 07:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah some big drama went down a couple weeks ago,... 1,065 Views / 22 Replies  
Yeah some big drama went down a couple weeks ago, one of the only other active mods quit after AnnArchist kept unbanning trolls.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 19, 2020 at 09:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I unsub'd r/politics and most of the... 1,065 Views / 22 Replies  
I unsub'd r/politics and most of the national/world news subreddits a long time ago. But with how poorly Iowa is handling covid, r/Iowa and r/DesMoines is pretty much 100% people going hard on the...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 19, 2020 at 04:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh holy shit did Reddit just make it so that if I... 1,065 Views / 22 Replies  
Oh holy shit did Reddit just make it so that if I have iOS notifications turn off, it will alllllways show me a new notification when I'm in the app? I turned iOS notifications on and it went away,...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 19, 2020 at 11:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
What will the SJWs go after next?? ... 898 Views / 52 Replies  
What will the SJWs go after next??



Maybe I missed this part in all of the back and forth, but why is it important for renewables to be able to transmit energy over extremely long distances? I...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 18, 2020 at 07:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020... 1,065 Views / 22 Replies  
http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/image01.jpeg
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 16, 2020 at 08:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
How much of a drag is Big Sur going to be on my... 1,668 Views / 5 Replies  
How much of a drag is Big Sur going to be on my 2013 MBA? I upgraded from High Sierra to Mojave pretty soon after it came out and it turned the thing into a dog. It's gotten better (or my standards...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 13, 2020 at 02:46 PM, in macOS
http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020... 2,180 Views / 55 Replies  
http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/phew.gif
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 13, 2020 at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Trump going so hard on McCain and the military... 7,056 Views / 223 Replies  
Trump going so hard on McCain and the military that McCain's widow backed Biden probably wasn't the best strategic move.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 13, 2020 at 11:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
As an aside, I've always thought it would be... 1,088 Views / 17 Replies  
As an aside, I've always thought it would be super cool to convert an old church building into a house. The architecture is often interesting and for some reason I like the idea of non-traditional...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 12, 2020 at 04:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Saw that! "TOPLESS" was all that was visible.... 1,088 Views / 17 Replies  
Saw that! "TOPLESS" was all that was visible. Found an article on the former church, converted to a house/business. Guy was semi-knowingly selling bootleg merchandise on Amazon and eBay. Some was...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 12, 2020 at 02:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Two vacuums, one by the front door and one in one... 1,088 Views / 17 Replies  
Two vacuums, one by the front door and one in one of the basement rooms near the (one of the ?) blocked exit.

Fascinated. I started at "sloppy bachelor" but then kept finding more bedrooms and I...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 12, 2020 at 11:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Seems like more shouting into the void. Chuck... 2,180 Views / 55 Replies  
Seems like more shouting into the void. Chuck Schumer is really reeling from Zimp's wicked burns.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 11, 2020 at 03:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought it was the opposite. They went from a... 349,049 Views / 1,203 Replies  
I thought it was the opposite. They went from a nice, attractive fascia on the Mustang in 2017 to a horrendous Neanderthal forehead looking thing for 2018 due to pedestrian safety.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 11, 2020 at 03:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
👌... 349,049 Views / 1,203 Replies  
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Posted by Laminar, on Nov 11, 2020 at 12:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can you imagine spending literally half of your... 2,180 Views / 55 Replies  
Can you imagine spending literally half of your entire life holding a grudge against a website...and then CONTINUING TO VISIT THAT WEBSITE??
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 11, 2020 at 12:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Very true in both cases. There are several... 898 Views / 52 Replies  
Very true in both cases. There are several reasons I don't work in O&G anymore. Given the current climate (economic and otherwise), I don't regret my decision one bit.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 11, 2020 at 12:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Context. ;) Please stop trying to ruin... 349,049 Views / 1,203 Replies  
Context. ;)



Please stop trying to ruin this thread for everyone.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 11, 2020 at 07:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
But it is different. In one case, you're paying... 898 Views / 52 Replies  
But it is different. In one case, you're paying for gas to fire your boilers to drive a steam turbine. You're not a fossil fuel processor, you're an electricity producer, so the gas costs you money....
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 11, 2020 at 07:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes and no. Lift stations are usually powered by... 898 Views / 52 Replies  
Yes and no. Lift stations are usually powered by waste gas that would have been flared off anyway, so that's basically free energy.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 10, 2020 at 10:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
lol 349,049 Views / 1,203 Replies  
lol
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 10, 2020 at 06:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In comparison, Audi and Subaru don't use a front... 349,049 Views / 1,203 Replies  
In comparison, Audi and Subaru don't use a front diff, they just push the engine all of the way up in front of the front axle and pull the front half shafts off of the transmission.

Audi:
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Posted by Laminar, on Nov 9, 2020 at 09:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, the whole front driveline went awkwardly... 349,049 Views / 1,203 Replies  
Yeah, the whole front driveline went awkwardly around and through the oil pan.

http://drive4corners.com/wp-content/uploads/frontaxle.jpg

It went so poorly that BMW gave up AWD for an entire...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 9, 2020 at 09:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Jalopnik had a funny bit on this where they... 349,049 Views / 1,203 Replies  
Jalopnik had a funny bit on this where they photoshopped out the fake area of the grill of several cars.

https://jalopnik.com/cars-without-fake-grilles-1818518076
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Posted by Laminar, on Nov 9, 2020 at 09:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020... 760 Views / 10 Replies  
http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/scott-laughing.gif

http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/NOV19-We-Are-Laughing-Eyman.gif
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Posted by Laminar, on Nov 8, 2020 at 07:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My favorite thing in the world is seeing people... 760 Views / 10 Replies  
My favorite thing in the world is seeing people who have spent the last 5 years defending Trump against all of the "unfair" attacks against him suddenly turn on him and pretend that they haven't...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 8, 2020 at 07:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The first time I saw that car I was 100% certain... 349,049 Views / 1,203 Replies  
The first time I saw that car I was 100% certain it had been photoshopped as an over the top joke about how bad grills had gotten.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 7, 2020 at 10:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ha! That was just me being oversensitive to all... 7,056 Views / 223 Replies  
Ha! That was just me being oversensitive to all of the claims around here of how the numbers don't add up and how the Democrats "keep magically finding votes everywhere."

Today my company released...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 6, 2020 at 02:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't think you understand what "calling the... 3,184 Views / 70 Replies  
I don't think you understand what "calling the winners" means, or even how math works, really.



I'll try and break it down for you, but I assume Dunning-Kruger will likely intervene in your...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 6, 2020 at 01:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Please clap. 7,056 Views / 223 Replies  
Please clap.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 6, 2020 at 01:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Compared with where BMW, Lexus, Kia, Chevy, and... 349,049 Views / 1,203 Replies  
Compared with where BMW, Lexus, Kia, Chevy, and others have gone lately with the overly aggressive angry wide mouth stuff, it's kind of a relief?
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 6, 2020 at 09:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think it's the same reason that dongles suck in... 1,750 Views / 20 Replies  
I think it's the same reason that dongles suck in general - when you need one you don't have one. Walk around with an HDMI source and you can plug into any TV or monitor anywhere with any cable...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 6, 2020 at 09:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I can see proof that they received mine, but the... 12,713 Views / 134 Replies  
I can see proof that they received mine, but the site doesn't give proof that it was verified and counted. Now I'm nervous that I didn't actually pay much attention to what my signature looked like...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 6, 2020 at 09:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Remember: Trump supporters are victims, the... 7,056 Views / 223 Replies  
Remember: Trump supporters are victims, the Republican party has told them that for four decades now. Their way of life is at stake. They are being oppressed for their GOOD, TRADITIONAL, AMERICAN...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 6, 2020 at 09:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
From Twitter: "It's so lame that we're entering a... 2,180 Views / 55 Replies  
From Twitter: "It's so lame that we're entering a second civil war and it's not even for a new reason."
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 6, 2020 at 09:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, I'm so glad you're immune from falling prey... 3,184 Views / 70 Replies  
Yes, I'm so glad you're immune from falling prey to false narratives being fed to you by the mainstream media.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 6, 2020 at 09:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
LOL you think they stop counting votes when they... 3,184 Views / 70 Replies  
LOL you think they stop counting votes when they "call it."
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 6, 2020 at 09:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That hasn't stopped you from trying. 349,049 Views / 1,203 Replies  
That hasn't stopped you from trying.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 5, 2020 at 05:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WayOfTheBern is just Trump supporters cosplaying... 7,056 Views / 223 Replies  
WayOfTheBern is just Trump supporters cosplaying as Bernie supporters.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 5, 2020 at 05:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sorry, I'm trying to figure out what this... 349,049 Views / 1,203 Replies  
Sorry, I'm trying to figure out what this sentence means. Did you mean to say "the pinnacle of automotive design that is the e36"? Or was it supposed to be "a pinnacle of automotive design such as...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 5, 2020 at 02:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh god. 349,049 Views / 1,203 Replies  
Oh god.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 5, 2020 at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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