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It's running 57.9% passed among all movies rated.... 1,029 Views / 100 Replies  
It's running 57.9% passed among all movies rated. Above 60% for movies in the last few years. 2016 is showing almost 2/3 passing.

Bechdel stats and graphs (http://bechdeltest.com/statistics/)
Posted by reader50, on Yesterday at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wonder Woman 260 Views / 6 Replies  
Comic-Con was used to unveil the first Wonder Woman trailer. I like what I see here. Release is June 2, 2017 - almost a year away.

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Posted by reader50, on Jul 25, 2016 at 06:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yesterday, I went grocery shopping. Among other... 1,309 Views / 18 Replies  
Yesterday, I went grocery shopping. Among other things, bought some margarine. Paid with CC. Then loaded the forums last night, and got a Land o Lakes ad.

Your post here was a pleasant relief.
Posted by reader50, on Jul 22, 2016 at 04:15 PM, in Feedback
Fix sound garbled after updates 373 Views / 1 Replies  
Apple released Security Update 2016-004 today, along with iTunes 12.4.2 (and Safari 9.1.2, but this probably isn't the culprit)

It's unclear which caused the garbled & tinny sound, but if you...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 19, 2016 at 04:05 PM, in Mac OS X
It would be a cool name for a villain. "Take... 415 Views / 29 Replies  
It would be a cool name for a villain.

"Take cover. The Deacon is coming."
Posted by reader50, on Jul 19, 2016 at 02:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's good you put serial numbers on the shelves.... 38,399 Views / 676 Replies  
It's good you put serial numbers on the shelves. If anyone steals them, they'll have trouble fencing 'em.

The fridge seems understocked for musicians. Not enough alcohol, no condoms, nothing...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 16, 2016 at 01:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Any bugs in filesystem code can (will) corrupt... 1,449 Views / 45 Replies  
Any bugs in filesystem code can (will) corrupt data. They all have to be caught and fixed. If it were used on your system drive, a bug could corrupt your system files instead of your family pictures....
Posted by reader50, on Jul 14, 2016 at 04:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Registration, insurance, flashlight, old map,... 796 Views / 73 Replies  
Registration, insurance, flashlight, old map, pen, notepad, tape measure, compact umbrella, nail clipper, band-aids. And a roll of toilet tissue, for emergency use only. Never needed it, but what the...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 11, 2016 at 05:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
On the surface, that sounds like a good idea. But... 5,722 Views / 293 Replies  
On the surface, that sounds like a good idea. But ... all mentioned sponsors are Republican. No supporters of other affiliations.

Of the three examples given, he's taking potshots at affordable...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 11, 2016 at 05:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm also usually following the developer link... 389 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm also usually following the developer link today.

Half the time, when I use their download links, I get a disk image with a "MacUpdate Installer" inside instead of the promised software. Those...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 7, 2016 at 03:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Referendums that are legally binding happen at... 3,048 Views / 311 Replies  
Referendums that are legally binding happen at the state level. The federal level doesn't have a mechanism for referendums with teeth. That said, I'm not recalling any national referendums. Pity, we...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 3, 2016 at 08:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Any word on live filming beginning? Or at least... 6,270 Views / 319 Replies  
Any word on live filming beginning? Or at least sets construction resuming?
Posted by reader50, on Jul 3, 2016 at 01:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Perhaps you could view this as an opportunity.... 23,479 Views / 595 Replies  
Perhaps you could view this as an opportunity. Loan the van to someone. Toss them the keys, "forget" about the alarm fob. Go inside, watch the fun from a discrete location.

Optional, to be used...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 1, 2016 at 09:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn't know, so thanks. It had me worried for a... 10,137 Views / 257 Replies  
I didn't know, so thanks. It had me worried for a moment.
Posted by reader50, on Jul 1, 2016 at 04:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. It may matter who was born first. Dany is... 10,137 Views / 257 Replies  
Yes. It may matter who was born first. Dany is direct from the Mad King, but may have been born later than Jon, and after the Mad King died. I haven't read the books.

I'm wondering if Bran is also...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 29, 2016 at 12:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that a fresh pic, or from before the latest... 6,270 Views / 319 Replies  
Is that a fresh pic, or from before the latest renovation?

I've read the last renovation didn't come out well. It would be nice to compare to the latest results.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 28, 2016 at 03:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was lying for a while. DH directed them to... 15,234 Views / 345 Replies  
It was lying for a while. DH directed them to dev/null for a few years, after a big incident, costing him days to download the 10s of thousands of error emails. wuss. I turned them back on a few...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 28, 2016 at 03:49 PM, in Feedback
You're assuming a single original SSD for all... 1,449 Views / 45 Replies  
You're assuming a single original SSD for all data. People are likely to attach external HDs for media drives and backups. As SSDs get bigger/cheaper, people are likely to upgrade internal SSDs/HDs...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 28, 2016 at 03:45 PM, in Mac OS X
We have more video card options than you've... 514 Views / 6 Replies  
We have more video card options than you've heard. Though driver support and available firmwares place some limits.

MacVidCards (http://www.macvidcards.com/) sells flashed PC cards:

flashed...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 27, 2016 at 09:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you come up with a few changes, I'm happy to... 1,309 Views / 18 Replies  
If you come up with a few changes, I'm happy to try them. The height tag was a quick fix. I've been juggling several problems, and they're not all getting enough attention.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 27, 2016 at 05:00 PM, in Feedback
Storage needs will keep growing. We're... 1,449 Views / 45 Replies  
Storage needs will keep growing. We're transitioning to 4K video at 10 bits, and higher-res sound. It's likely 11.1 sound will be the standard in a few years. Even with h.265, we're still looking at...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 27, 2016 at 04:36 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't have a strong opinion on Brexit, I'll... 3,048 Views / 311 Replies  
I don't have a strong opinion on Brexit, I'll leave that to the Britons. But that 3D printing link was an informative read. Thanks.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 27, 2016 at 01:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I sized it against the Sling ads. They have the... 1,309 Views / 18 Replies  
I sized it against the Sling ads. They have the added benefit of being comprehensible, and ripping the cable companies. Must be OK guys.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 26, 2016 at 07:20 PM, in Feedback
Just tried it now. 'auto' is the same as not... 1,309 Views / 18 Replies  
Just tried it now. 'auto' is the same as not specifying height. Our page renders. Then the iframe or js loads the remote ad, and the page reflows. Page jump again.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 26, 2016 at 04:16 PM, in Feedback
I'm quite disappointed with APFS so far. I was... 1,449 Views / 45 Replies  
I'm quite disappointed with APFS so far. I was interested in data checksums, and to a lesser extent, FS-level redundancy. Where you can set a value higher than '1' on important files / folders /...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 26, 2016 at 03:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Side effect of the change. I forced the space to... 1,309 Views / 18 Replies  
Side effect of the change. I forced the space to allocate 300px height. The page jumps because we don't know the banner size until after the page loads. So I gave it enough space for most of the big...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 26, 2016 at 02:28 PM, in Feedback
@Cpt TightPants, Ars just visited... 11,727 Views / 518 Replies  
@Cpt TightPants,

Ars just visited (http://arstechnica.com/cars/2016/06/the-auto-engineering-marvels-at-the-lane-motor-museum-are-ridiculously-cool/) the Lane Motor Museum in TN. Plenty of...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 25, 2016 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd like to see a longer graph too. It would need... 3,048 Views / 311 Replies  
I'd like to see a longer graph too. It would need 80+ to include 10-yr-olds in 1945. 90+ to include many adults at the time.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 25, 2016 at 04:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The forums are sticking around... 2,608 Views / 133 Replies  
The forums are sticking around (http://forums.macnn.com/89/macnn-lounge/526346/forums-will-stay-up/). I can't say they'll be open permanently, but we can hope.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 25, 2016 at 04:07 AM, in Mac News
I've just bumped the header ad space, so big ones... 1,976 Views / 100 Replies  
I've just bumped the header ad space, so big ones will stop bouncing the text around. I've clicked into the wrong thread a bunch of times, when the page jumped.

Feedback welcome. Is it too much...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
During a Senate hearing, Comcast / TWC / Charter... 22,784 Views / 411 Replies  
During a Senate hearing, Comcast / TWC / Charter admitted (http://stopthecap.com/2016/06/23/americas-largest-telecom-companies-overbilling/) to millions of dollars of customer overbilling. Those...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 24, 2016 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Major political changes usually have headline... 3,048 Views / 311 Replies  
Major political changes usually have headline reasons behind them. Maybe I've missed them. Why does Britain want to leave? I have good impressions of the EU - their politicians seem less corrupt than...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 24, 2016 at 04:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I've formed a theory about the years-long... 10,137 Views / 257 Replies  
I've formed a theory about the years-long seasons. Haven't read the books, but heard they're not explained there. GRRM has only said they're magical in origin.

Suppose they're tied to the Walkers....
Posted by reader50, on Jun 23, 2016 at 05:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Keep fighting the case. That rule is silly.... 6,270 Views / 319 Replies  
Keep fighting the case. That rule is silly. Lucasfilm does that with Star Wars fan films, but I understand it's done in exchange for use of downloadable sound assets. Lucasfilm lets you download...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 23, 2016 at 02:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pressure washer. Sprays a stream of... 301 Views / 9 Replies  
Pressure washer. Sprays a stream of very-high-pressure water, which will loosen most stuff. Don't get the nozzle super close to the concrete, it can pulverize the surface. Gas-powered washer...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 23, 2016 at 02:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I could bump the header space so the big ones... 1,976 Views / 100 Replies  
I could bump the header space so the big ones fit. I was hoping we could kill them back to normal size, but considering the circumstances...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 23, 2016 at 02:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tnproud2b came to us from a rival distributed... 1,262 Views / 62 Replies  
Tnproud2b came to us from a rival distributed computing team. We were taunting each other from the Team forum, and on his board. Overclockers-somethingorother. He and a few others stuck around and...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 23, 2016 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://forums.macnn.com/89/macnn-lounge/526346/for... 428 Views / 9 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/89/macnn-lounge/526346/forums-will-stay-up/
Posted by reader50, on Jun 22, 2016 at 09:09 PM, in Feedback
Forums will stay up 1,976 Views / 100 Replies  
The end has been postponed for us. We're told so long as residual MacNN and forum traffic pays the bills, the forums will stay up.

Not completely reassuring, but the forums will not be shuttered...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 22, 2016 at 09:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've already been looking into it, but don't... 428 Views / 9 Replies  
I've already been looking into it, but don't panic yet. Some news soon.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 22, 2016 at 08:07 PM, in Feedback
I guessed wrong about the sequence in Meereen. ... 10,137 Views / 257 Replies  
I guessed wrong about the sequence in Meereen.
I figured the Iron Fleet would surprise the slaver fleet, boxing them in against the walls. Instead, they were late to the party.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 22, 2016 at 05:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here are a few sigs and other things. BTW, I just... 1,095 Views / 54 Replies  
Here are a few sigs and other things. BTW, I just bumped the max images-per-post from 15 to 30.

http://members.dslextreme.com/~readeraway/sigs/demonsignewLoop.gif
This was a joke sig I made for...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 22, 2016 at 12:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This one torqued me up too. We're getting small... 3,374 Views / 165 Replies  
This one torqued me up too. We're getting small victories, like needing a warrant for some obvious searches. Then we get big setbacks, like Citizens United and this latest. We're losing rights faster...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 20, 2016 at 06:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
System Preferences -> Dictation & Speech ... 280 Views / 2 Replies  
System Preferences -> Dictation & Speech

This covers the computer reading things out loud, along with real dictation. You still need a decent microphone, and a quiet room would be helpful. I...
Posted by reader50, on Jun 19, 2016 at 12:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Who'd you get? Tax collectors are traditional,... 10,464 Views / 251 Replies  
Who'd you get? Tax collectors are traditional, but hard to find today.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 18, 2016 at 10:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah, I remember June 10. The day I got 311 notices... 15,234 Views / 345 Replies  
Ah, I remember June 10. The day I got 311 notices of DB errors in the admin email. Not a record, but the biggest in months.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 12, 2016 at 03:51 PM, in Feedback
They're big, but the McCormicks don't bother me.... 4,413 Views / 52 Replies  
They're big, but the McCormicks don't bother me. They don't self-animate or initiate sound. One could say they're in good taste.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 12, 2016 at 02:35 AM, in Feedback
It's been awhile since I took a dash apart. I... 23,479 Views / 595 Replies  
It's been awhile since I took a dash apart. I take it it's not practical to replace each plastic snap with new during the process?
Posted by reader50, on Jun 11, 2016 at 04:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds familiar. I wonder if they show movies... 548 Views / 24 Replies  
Sounds familiar. I wonder if they show movies too. Though I had no idea gluten was dangerous.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 7, 2016 at 07:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Let it finish encrypting. After it's done, the... 405 Views / 2 Replies  
Let it finish encrypting. After it's done, the option to unencrypt will appear.
Posted by reader50, on Jun 5, 2016 at 01:57 PM, in Mac OS X
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