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My iPhone has started asking for my Apple ID... 112,458 Views / 491 Replies  
My iPhone has started asking for my Apple ID login every couple of days, for no apparent reason. Which invokes 2FA, which means I have to run upstairs to get my iPad to get the code Apple sends me to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 10:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Rivian? My impression is that it's squarely aimed... 359,648 Views / 1,221 Replies  
Rivian? My impression is that it's squarely aimed at young suburbanites who buy expensive, decked-out pickups, even though they never in their life actually have a need for a pickup beyond grabbing a...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 01:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dude! I had one of those in gray! Bought it new.... 359,648 Views / 1,221 Replies  
Dude! I had one of those in gray! Bought it new. It was a barrel of fun! Rev-happy little four-banger and a five speed.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 08:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was listening to NPR this morning, and noted a... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
I was listening to NPR this morning, and noted a striking change in how they refer to Trump's allegations of vote fraud. Until this morning, they've always been careful to couch his allegations as...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 2, 2020 at 02:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I wish that were satire. 96,028 Views / 775 Replies  
I wish that were satire.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 2, 2020 at 10:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, we now have our first close friend... 96,028 Views / 775 Replies  
Well, we now have our first close friend diagnosed with COVID. She’s a mental health counselor for a regional mental health center up in northern Indiana. By the contact tracing, she thinks she got...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 1, 2020 at 08:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wow. That frankly surprises me. Maybe being... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
Wow. That frankly surprises me. Maybe being lumped in with Giuliani and crew was a bridge too far even for Barr?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 1, 2020 at 08:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Judging by what I’ve seen on YT by people running... 2,346 Views / 78 Replies  
Judging by what I’ve seen on YT by people running FinalCut and other such apps, there isn’t a problem with the seemingly paltry amount of RAM in the Mini. The M1 seems to be insanely efficient in the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 1, 2020 at 08:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Was talking with a friend over the weekend. He... 96,028 Views / 775 Replies  
Was talking with a friend over the weekend. He has a niece who works at the Apple store in Indy. Apparently, when Apple closed most of their stores back in the spring, the Indy store remained open,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 1, 2020 at 03:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Same in Indiana. And every weekend we're treated... 96,028 Views / 775 Replies  
Same in Indiana. And every weekend we're treated to the spectacle of packs of overweight, suburban men in do-rags, wheeling their shiny Harleys to this or the other craft brewery.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 29, 2020 at 09:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Like those pinko commie seatbelt laws? 96,028 Views / 775 Replies  
Like those pinko commie seatbelt laws?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 28, 2020 at 06:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Scented candles: An unexpected victim of the... 96,028 Views / 775 Replies  
Scented candles: An unexpected victim of the COVID-19 pandemic? (https://twitter.com/kate_ptrv/status/1332398737604431874) Apparently, there has been an uptick in complaints to Yankee Candle about...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 28, 2020 at 10:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I like playing chess, but I suck terribly. I... 1,012 Views / 8 Replies  
I like playing chess, but I suck terribly. I haven't a mind for any sort of strategic thinking.
We finished watching Queen's Gambit last week, and enjoyed the show quite a bit. Apparently, sales of...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 28, 2020 at 10:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
JetRangers don’t float very well. 154,103 Views / 581 Replies  
JetRangers don’t float very well.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2020 at 07:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I forget what site I was on yesterday, but I went... 1,238 Views / 31 Replies  
I forget what site I was on yesterday, but I went to read something, and the layout was paragraph-ad-paragraph-ad-paragraph-ad-paragraph... Effing maddening.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2020 at 06:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I can’t quibble with that. 41,072 Views / 120 Replies  
I can’t quibble with that.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2020 at 06:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I foresee Reddit chat becoming nothing but a... 1,238 Views / 31 Replies  
I foresee Reddit chat becoming nothing but a steady stream of spam for OnlyFans channels.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 25, 2020 at 10:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Inside Story of Michigan’s Fake Voter Fraud... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
The Inside Story of Michigan’s Fake Voter Fraud Scandal (https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/11/24/michigan-election-trump-voter-fraud-democracy-440475)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 25, 2020 at 10:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I generally like the Reddit app, but the... 1,238 Views / 31 Replies  
I generally like the Reddit app, but the experience isn’t quite as frictionless as the website is. For what it does, the Reddit site really is pretty direct and keeps out of its own way. Unlike, say,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 22, 2020 at 07:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Rep. Mike King has filed suit to have all mail-in... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
Rep. Mike King has filed suit to have all mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania disqualified....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 21, 2020 at 10:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So, Don Jr. has tested positive. 96,028 Views / 775 Replies  
So, Don Jr. has tested positive.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 21, 2020 at 09:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
*sigh* Democratic Party. "Democrat Party" is... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
*sigh*
Democratic Party.
"Democrat Party" is the FoxNews backhanded insult version.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 21, 2020 at 09:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, there’s the one where the company that... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
Well, there’s the one where the company that makes voting machine software supposedly has ties to the late Hugo Chavez (and Cuba and China and George Soros) who came up with a plan for the company to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 20, 2020 at 10:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ars Technica’s full M1 Mac Mini review.... 2,346 Views / 78 Replies  
Ars Technica’s full M1 Mac Mini review. (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/11/mac-mini-and-apple-silicon-m1-review-not-so-crazy-after-all/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 20, 2020 at 10:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Finally Friday! 1,202 Views / 3 Replies  
Ever wonder what Radiohead's Creep would sound like re-done as a smoky torch ballad? Of course you have!

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Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 20, 2020 at 09:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not really ridiculous, but I wanted to share... 407,147 Views / 1,190 Replies  
Not really ridiculous, but I wanted to share anyway...TIL the Comoros national football team are called the Coelacanths. I would so rock a Coelacanths t-shirt.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 19, 2020 at 07:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Good lord. That's one dangerously entitled old... 84,955 Views / 394 Replies  
Good lord. That's one dangerously entitled old white woman there.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 19, 2020 at 04:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Deductibles. How do they work? 1,276 Views / 2 Replies  
I've been buying my own health insurance seemingly since time began, and I still can't quite get straight about this detail about deductibles. Hopefully someone can explain this to me like I'm 5...
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Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 19, 2020 at 11:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not here in spiking-through-the-roof flyover... 96,028 Views / 775 Replies  
Not here in spiking-through-the-roof flyover country, they don't. The streets could be hip-deep in bodies and the Mah Freedumz! crowd will still hold sway in the legislatures.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 19, 2020 at 07:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Ars Techica have run some rough benchmarks with... 2,346 Views / 78 Replies  
Ars Techica have run some rough benchmarks with an M1 Mac Mini (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/11/hands-on-with-the-apple-m1-a-seriously-fast-x86-competitor/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 17, 2020 at 08:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Exploding Whale! Now in 4k! 1,316 Views / 3 Replies  
Remember the exploding whale? Some kind soul has gone and remastered the video in 4k. Relive what took you an hour-and-a-half to download over your 28.8 modem, but better!

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The town...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2020 at 07:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are far too many data points here to narrow... 1,368 Views / 17 Replies  
There are far too many data points here to narrow down an answer. Why what?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2020 at 03:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
At least they take employee safety seriously.... 1,368 Views / 17 Replies  
At least they take employee safety seriously. :thumbsup:

https://i.imgur.com/3GH2LNP.jpg
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2020 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Judging from the environment, I kinda doubt any... 1,368 Views / 17 Replies  
Judging from the environment, I kinda doubt any vacuum functions.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2020 at 12:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Find the bathtub. 1,368 Views / 17 Replies  
Fun 3D tour of a home in Louisville. (https://3d-marketing.captur3d.io/view/keller-williams-louisville-east/8800-blue-lick-rd)
This might give the fans in your computer a workout. My iMac was...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2020 at 11:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Donations under $8000 to Trump's "election... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
Donations under $8000 to Trump's "election defense" fund go to Trump PAC and RNC instead....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2020 at 09:06 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Militias were about capturing escaped slaves far... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
Militias were about capturing escaped slaves far more than anything to do with securing voting rights.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 11, 2020 at 08:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Rundown on current Trump/GOP allegations and... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
Rundown on current Trump/GOP allegations and lawsuits. (https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-election-irregularities-claims/2020/11/08/8f704e6c-2141-11eb-ba21-f2f001f0554b_story.html) TLDR:...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 11, 2020 at 10:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Here are the replacements: DoD Undersecretary... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
Here are the replacements:
DoD Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security: Ezra Cohen-Watnick
- One-time aide to General Michael T. Flynn
- Suspected of having leaked intelligence...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 10, 2020 at 08:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Lots of firings happening over at the Pentagon.... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
Lots of firings happening over at the Pentagon. Replacing anyone who might say “no” to marching troops against citizens, maybe?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 10, 2020 at 07:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s kind of interesting, though, that Q has been... 832 Views / 8 Replies  
It’s kind of interesting, though, that Q has been dead silent since just before polls opened last week.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 9, 2020 at 06:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ben Carson has now tested positive. 96,028 Views / 775 Replies  
Ben Carson has now tested positive.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 9, 2020 at 05:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Because he came front-loaded with a fanatically... 832 Views / 8 Replies  
Because he came front-loaded with a fanatically loyal base of followers who already believe him to be the savior. They’re gullibility writ large. That made him a perfect tool through which, whomever...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 9, 2020 at 05:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Left off "Made sure hundreds of thousands of... 831 Views / 10 Replies  
Left off "Made sure hundreds of thousands of Americans never have to see a Biden administration."
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 9, 2020 at 09:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
How many states actually have a provision for... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
How many states actually have a provision for run-offs? Here in Indiana, it's whomever gets the most votes, period. No percentages.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 8, 2020 at 03:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I remember talking with my BMW mechanic about the... 359,648 Views / 1,221 Replies  
I remember talking with my BMW mechanic about the iX right after it came out. He hated the thing. He said the AWD system was insanely complex, heavy, fragile, and a pain to work on. It was basically...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 8, 2020 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Alex Trebek 1,258 Views / 5 Replies  
Alex Trebek has passed due to pancreatic cancer (https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/alex-trebek-dead-dies-longtime-host-of-jeopardy-1234825564/). He was 80.

I skipped watching Jeopardy in the runup...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 8, 2020 at 02:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The comparison I always point to is the size of... 359,648 Views / 1,221 Replies  
The comparison I always point to is the size of the current Honda Civic to the Accord of 10+ years ago. It's insane how large the Civic has grown. I'm sure a lot of it has to do with improved crash...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 8, 2020 at 11:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There's a real "last days" feel about this. I... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
There's a real "last days" feel about this. I especially like the unintentionally apropos haz-mat sign.
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Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 8, 2020 at 08:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump has been claiming fraud since at least... 8,172 Views / 232 Replies  
Trump has been claiming fraud since at least January.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 7, 2020 at 09:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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