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Posted by Laminar, on Today at 12:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was working side by side with my intern all... 95,790 Views / 770 Replies  
I was working side by side with my intern all last week and also this Monday. It's loud out on the floor so we're talking loudly and close to each others' faces. We're side by side on the floor and...
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 10:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This is the most boring car in the f*cking world. 359,205 Views / 1,221 Replies  
This is the most boring car in the f*cking world.
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 10:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020... 95,790 Views / 770 Replies  
http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/positive.gif

...because I sure am. Wife and I got tested yesterday, came back positive today. In hindsight, I think my symptoms hit Thursday....
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 11:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You promised. :(:( Can you imagine if you based... 359,205 Views / 1,221 Replies  
You promised. :(:(
Can you imagine if you based everything in your life on "excitement" instead of "usefulness"?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 1, 2020 at 12:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He said he got the truck without a tailgate. ... 359,205 Views / 1,221 Replies  
He said he got the truck without a tailgate.



I have a couple of friends that I would normally do this kind of stuff with but due to quarantine it'd be unsafe to spend 3 hours in a car...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 1, 2020 at 09:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bought the truck on the 9th. The little fiddly... 359,205 Views / 1,221 Replies  
Bought the truck on the 9th. The little fiddly stuff has usually been between getting home from work and starting dinner. Last weekend I swapped out the transfer case for one that has an...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 30, 2020 at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I bought a truck. Hooked up trailer to... 359,205 Views / 1,221 Replies  
I bought a truck.

Hooked up trailer to wife's car.

http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/image3-e1605206669198-450x600.jpeg

Went down to Missouri. Bought truck, hooked up...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 30, 2020 at 11:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I already had that option turned on and started... 1,237 Views / 31 Replies  
I already had that option turned on and started to get those animations. Lately my front page after a refresh seems to be:
- Post
- Ad
- Check out these communities
- Check out this related...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 30, 2020 at 10:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The conservative delusion in a nutshell. 595 Views / 38 Replies  
The conservative delusion in a nutshell.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 24, 2020 at 04:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There's a local company offering fiber about two... 1,161 Views / 3 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 Nov 24, 2020 at 09:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not worried about capability. Even the last... 2,326 Views / 78 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 Nov 24, 2020 at 09:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Withholding information and funds that would... 595 Views / 38 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 Nov 23, 2020 at 04:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Now I'm considering replacing my old Mac Pro. If... 2,326 Views / 78 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 Nov 23, 2020 at 09:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/11/heres-all-... 595 Views / 38 Replies  
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/11/heres-all-the-transition-things-trump-is-denying-biden.html
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 23, 2020 at 08:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Hot take. 1,237 Views / 31 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... 46,985 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... 46,985 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... 46,985 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,... 1,237 Views / 31 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... 1,237 Views / 31 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... 1,237 Views / 31 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?? ... 1,206 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... 1,237 Views / 31 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... 1,903 Views / 8 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
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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... 8,150 Views / 232 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... 1,358 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.... 1,358 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... 1,358 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... 2,694 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... 359,205 Views / 1,221 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
👌... 359,205 Views / 1,221 Replies  
👌...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 11, 2020 at 12:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can you imagine spending literally half of your... 2,694 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... 1,206 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... 359,205 Views / 1,221 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... 1,206 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... 1,206 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 359,205 Views / 1,221 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... 359,205 Views / 1,221 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:
...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 9, 2020 at 09:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, the whole front driveline went awkwardly... 359,205 Views / 1,221 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... 359,205 Views / 1,221 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
...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 9, 2020 at 09:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020... 830 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
...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 8, 2020 at 07:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My favorite thing in the world is seeing people... 830 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... 359,205 Views / 1,221 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... 8,150 Views / 232 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... 3,592 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. 8,150 Views / 232 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... 359,205 Views / 1,221 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... 2,020 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
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