Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search: Posts Made By: turtle777
Thread Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Forum
[ ] You understand the difference between... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
[ ] You understand the difference between mutation and genetic insertion, and how to detect it in RNA sequences
[ ] You don't bother learning about the difference

Which one is it ?

My source...
Posted by turtle777, on May 6, 2020 at 04:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, you could watch the Youtube video and see... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
Well, you could watch the Youtube video and see that a lot of the slides include source URLs (to e.g. medical journals, newspapers etc...)

Or you could just be a dick about it.

Which one are...
Posted by turtle777, on May 6, 2020 at 04:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's funny how people are always so black and... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
It's funny how people are always so black and white.

It's either all natural, or a bio-weapon that was intentionally released.
No grey in between.

It also seems like you are NOT up to speed on...
Posted by turtle777, on May 6, 2020 at 01:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Let me guess: you still believe the virus... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
Let me guess: you still believe the virus naturally occurred and jumped from bats at the Wuhan wet market to humans.

Ignorance is bliss.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on May 6, 2020 at 12:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Whoops. Cant believe that I didnt see it before. ... 1,807 Views / 15 Replies  
Whoops. Cant believe that I didnt see it before.
I blame [politician / party / virus of your choice].

-t
Posted by turtle777, on May 5, 2020 at 08:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Has the spam link been changed ? -t 1,807 Views / 15 Replies  
Has the spam link been changed ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on May 5, 2020 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sure, until proven true. -t 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
Sure, until proven true.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on May 5, 2020 at 09:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I wonder if it's some issue with the encoding. ... 946 Views / 5 Replies  
I wonder if it's some issue with the encoding.
Perhaps local playback is able to "recover" or work around it, but streaming is not.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on May 2, 2020 at 03:28 PM, in iOS Apps
There's no reason why it shouldn't just work. ... 946 Views / 5 Replies  
There's no reason why it shouldn't just work.

I have some some flukiness with iOS and Airplay, sometimes re-starting both the iOS device and the ATV helped.
Have you tried that ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on May 2, 2020 at 03:06 PM, in iOS Apps
WTF ? -t 944 Views / 19 Replies  
WTF ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on May 1, 2020 at 01:39 AM, in Gaming
I have started watching Westworld. I like it,... 2,408 Views / 26 Replies  
I have started watching Westworld.
I like it, but it's not for the faint hearted. Great acting, and fascinating premise and story.

But it's pretty gory, and sometimes disturbing.
Probably not...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 29, 2020 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Stop posting fake news. It's just the flu. ... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
Stop posting fake news.
It's just the flu.

[/sarc]

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 29, 2020 at 10:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Other than fake Flash installers, is there... 1,106 Views / 2 Replies  
Other than fake Flash installers, is there anything out there known to be targeting / affecting old OS X versions ?


AFAIK, there are no real viruses.
Just don’t install stuff from dubious...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 28, 2020 at 12:16 PM, in macOS
Did you like The Orville ? -t 16,500 Views / 102 Replies  
Did you like The Orville ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 27, 2020 at 02:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Huh ? The Expanse too violent ? I’m not sure... 16,500 Views / 102 Replies  
Huh ? The Expanse too violent ?
I’m not sure why you think that.

The Expanse is one of the best sci-fi shows out there.
Unbelievably well done.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 26, 2020 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep. Have a former Naval officer in the family,... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
Yep. Have a former Naval officer in the family, and multiple army officers. Leadership style is night and day difference.
The Navy fosters and mostly promotes bad leaders. If you speak up and do the...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 25, 2020 at 01:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Not a single source, but basically from almost... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
Not a single source, but basically from almost everyone back in Jan. and Feb.
Including Media, WHO, CDC etc.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 24, 2020 at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, one has to be skeptical about some... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
Well, one has to be skeptical about some “science” and and professionals.

Remember how they told us Covid-19 wouldn’t impact us in the US.
And how we were better prepared.
And how face masks...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 24, 2020 at 12:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The difference should be obvious: You use... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
The difference should be obvious:

You use Lysol or Chlorox to kill something that’s barely “alive” (I.e. virus) on a dead surface.

This obviously can’t work the same way to kill something...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 24, 2020 at 11:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t understand why Skype for Business is so... 1,644 Views / 17 Replies  
I don’t understand why Skype for Business is so bad, but MS Teams works great.
I would have thought the underlying IP conferencing stack to be the same.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 24, 2020 at 11:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My company uses MS Teams, and extensively. We... 1,644 Views / 17 Replies  
My company uses MS Teams, and extensively. We have banned Zoom. We are not even allowed to join outside Zoom meetings due to the security concerns.

The reason why Zoom exploded is for multiple...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 24, 2020 at 09:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, so I haven't played Animal Crossing. I'm... 2,179 Views / 93 Replies  
Ok, so I haven't played Animal Crossing. I'm always late to these things.
A few weeks ago, I started playing (binge playing) Stardew Valley.
From the look, Animal Crossing seems to be similar.
...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 23, 2020 at 09:42 AM, in Gaming
Who doesn't want to get into mom jeans ? ;) :P... 2,889 Views / 46 Replies  
Who doesn't want to get into mom jeans ? ;) :P :lol:

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 20, 2020 at 08:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
AND - with significant lower weight. iPhone... 2,889 Views / 46 Replies  
AND - with significant lower weight.

iPhone SE: 5.2 oz
iPhone 11 Pro: 6.6 oz

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 19, 2020 at 01:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
F#$% that. Maybe I should trade my toilet... 2,889 Views / 46 Replies  
F#$% that.

Maybe I should trade my toilet paper stock into a stock of current small iPhones.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 19, 2020 at 01:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol: -t 110,083 Views / 550 Replies  
:lol:

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 17, 2020 at 08:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If I did, they would have screwed up, which is... 1,705 Views / 18 Replies  
If I did, they would have screwed up, which is not outside the realm of possibilities.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 17, 2020 at 08:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I had bought an iPhone 11 Pro in fall, after... 2,889 Views / 46 Replies  
I had bought an iPhone 11 Pro in fall, after holding out forever with my iPhone 7s.
I can’t stand the size of the iPhone 11, so the Pro was my only choice.

If had to buy a new iPhone today, I...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 15, 2020 at 07:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice. TouchID FTW with masks. -t 2,889 Views / 46 Replies  
Nice. TouchID FTW with masks.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 15, 2020 at 12:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And on top, most of the commercial TP is shit. ... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
And on top, most of the commercial TP is shit.
Nobody wants 1 ply recycled sand paper for home use.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 15, 2020 at 12:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Typical Trump, a lot of talk. What will happen... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
Typical Trump, a lot of talk.
What will happen is that he will listen to their intentions, and then “force” them to reopen when they feel ready.

Bullshit win-win.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 14, 2020 at 09:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: I would probably just turn off FaceID and rely on... 4,322 Views / 45 Replies  
I would probably just turn off FaceID and rely on the passcode altogether.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 13, 2020 at 11:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m still ordering from Amazon, but when packages... 13,176 Views / 126 Replies  
I’m still ordering from Amazon, but when packages arrive, I kick them into my mood room, and let them sit for three days untouched.
As far as I understand, the virus can’t survive long on porous...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 12, 2020 at 09:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, Illy’s not bad. Used it for espresso. I... 13,176 Views / 126 Replies  
Yeah, Illy’s not bad. Used it for espresso. I think Thorzdad is right that their pre-ground coffee is more suited for espresso.

You can buy Illy’s whole bean, and grind it yourself.
In general,...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 12, 2020 at 12:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Should work. The Apple Card 3% is really not... 1,445 Views / 1 Replies  
Should work.

The Apple Card 3% is really not a discount, but a cash back.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 11, 2020 at 09:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This just pisses me off. Now that the mall... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
This just pisses me off.

Now that the mall is closed, can’t they find other places to loiter ?
Can’t these idiots take a walk in a park or the woods ?

I don’t understand why these stores allow...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 11, 2020 at 09:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Evolution demands its toll. -t 110,083 Views / 550 Replies  
Evolution demands its toll.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 9, 2020 at 12:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: No. It's more the act of having to reach to the... 4,322 Views / 45 Replies  
No. It's more the act of having to reach to the iPad )iPad in landscape, sitting in from of me on desk), twisting the hand, and touch the side of it.
It recognizes the fingerprint fine, but FaceID...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 8, 2020 at 11:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Yep. FaceID is a big headache with masks. I... 4,322 Views / 45 Replies  
Yep. FaceID is a big headache with masks.
I miss the good old days of TouchID - it was quick and unobtrusive.

On balance, if I had the choice, I’d take TouchID over FaceID on my phone.

On...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 8, 2020 at 09:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think it’s too early to tell. One... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
I think it’s too early to tell.

One advantage that Trump’s MAGA has is that “bringing jobs back from China” is now more accepted and evident than before.

Even Trump haters see that the single...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 7, 2020 at 06:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm working from home. Maybe I should start... 1,394 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm working from home. Maybe I should start drinking now.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 7, 2020 at 10:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep. Unfortunately, this was the the expected... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
Yep. Unfortunately, this was the the expected outcome.,

If only politicians would have to suffer more often from their stupid ideas.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 6, 2020 at 07:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, no I see that the door handle to the... 311,126 Views / 1,173 Replies  
Yeah, no

I see that the door handle to the PWL hasn’t been disinfected lately. Not touching it.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 6, 2020 at 11:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Begs the question - which is more ridiculous: ... 311,126 Views / 1,173 Replies  
Begs the question - which is more ridiculous:

- the ask itself
- the idea that criminals would suddenly give a shit when politely asked

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 5, 2020 at 07:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You didn't mention the best part: he was aiming... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
You didn't mention the best part: he was aiming for A NAVY SHIP !!1!1one :lol: :lol: :brick:

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 2, 2020 at 02:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why do you think they don't contain coughs ? ... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
Why do you think they don't contain coughs ?

Sure, I can see that someone with a very violent cough whose head is shaken violently might "unseat" the mask, but generally, N95 masks will protect...
Posted by turtle777, on Mar 28, 2020 at 02:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
But but but, masks don't work unless worn in a... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
But but but, masks don't work unless worn in a hospital setting ?!?!?!

I'm glad people finally coming around.
If everyone wore masks (even just surgical) everywhere, plus the measures that are...
Posted by turtle777, on Mar 28, 2020 at 12:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, I bow to Oreo, who in his infinite wisdom... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
Well, I bow to Oreo, who in his infinite wisdom doesn’t even have to show sources for his “facts”.
His opinion is fact.
I at least tried to source things, from credible sources, too. But shit, it’s...
Posted by turtle777, on Mar 25, 2020 at 04:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Or, you could just admit what you said days ago... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
Or, you could just admit what you said days ago is wrong.

I’m not saying that other measures are not important.
You continue to put words in my mouth.

iI’m hammering home one point, and you...
Posted by turtle777, on Mar 24, 2020 at 10:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think this should be taken with a grain of... 20,277 Views / 554 Replies  
I think this should be taken with a grain of salt. Two reasons:

a) airborne vs. particle-spread is not a binary condition. It's a continuum.
The transmissivity of SARS-COV-2 in relation to...
Posted by turtle777, on Mar 24, 2020 at 10:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:58 AM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2017 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.,