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What else needed to be said? :err: It's a design... 1,802 Views / 64 Replies  
What else needed to be said? :err: It's a design flaw but Apple will just absorb the cost of replacing the bent phones, at least they admitted the problem early on.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 19, 2014 at 01:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The new GeForce 980 will produce decent-enough... 4,875 Views / 194 Replies  
The new GeForce 980 will produce decent-enough frames for 4K (50-80 fps in most demanding titles), especially when generously overclocked, which is what it's designed for, and SLI 980s will run 5K at...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 19, 2014 at 12:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This administration isn't as incompetent as... 3,386 Views / 214 Replies  
This administration isn't as incompetent as Bush's, but it's absolutely more corrupt.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 19, 2014 at 04:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
FYI, I monkeyed around with a new retina iMac,... 4,875 Views / 194 Replies  
FYI, I monkeyed around with a new retina iMac, and it's damned nice, but don't even consider buying one with only 2GB of VRAM. 4GB should be the bare minimum for 5K, and really, 6GB+ should be the...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 18, 2014 at 12:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Mass hysteria! 1,169 Views / 43 Replies  
Mass hysteria!
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 17, 2014 at 04:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: It isn't the rich people, it's the uber rich... 1,169 Views / 43 Replies  
It isn't the rich people, it's the uber rich corporations. Rich people get taxed to hell and back, especially now that cap gains have been normalized and are on parity with where they should be....
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 17, 2014 at 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
the Air 2 has 2GB of RAM (finally) 4,875 Views / 194 Replies  
the Air 2 has 2GB of RAM (finally)
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The way I see it. Tablets are media consumption... 4,875 Views / 194 Replies  
The way I see it. Tablets are media consumption devices, more so than phones, generally speaking. A lot of people buy a phone and barely ever use any of its "smart" features. So while I can...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 17, 2014 at 10:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Small businesses, which make up most US... 1,169 Views / 43 Replies  
Small businesses, which make up most US businesses, aren't big enough to take advantage of those.



We aren't, we're being propped up by cheap debt from China, et al.



Small businesses...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 17, 2014 at 10:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: (How I heard it explained by my friend who... 1,169 Views / 43 Replies  
(How I heard it explained by my friend who immigrated from Guatemala, pretty much word for word.)

"I esplain this for you. Most people in USA are employed by the small business, not the big...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 17, 2014 at 10:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, and by the time you install a few new apps... 4,875 Views / 194 Replies  
Yep, and by the time you install a few new apps to take the places of the ones that suck, along with the handful of other apps and games you want, you're running out of storage space. Any 16GB mobile...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 16, 2014 at 09:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As a teen I worked at Sears selling PCs and Macs... 732 Views / 24 Replies  
As a teen I worked at Sears selling PCs and Macs (I believe they called it Div. 3) and it was feast or famine due to their "draw" system. If you didn't make enough in commission to cover your base...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As I said, more flexibility (more streaming and... 1,327 Views / 50 Replies  
As I said, more flexibility (more streaming and app options), less overall stability.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hardly. 1,327 Views / 50 Replies  
Hardly.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 16, 2014 at 01:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In passing, I asked the guys at the garage if... 732 Views / 24 Replies  
In passing, I asked the guys at the garage if they've ever compared their salaries. One piped up, "of course not", while the other looked guilty as hell and tried to blend into the wall. :lol:
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 07:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope, I don't believe that had anything to do... 423 Views / 18 Replies  
Nope, I don't believe that had anything to do with it. See, back in 2003 most people, including the media and the DNC, believed Hussein had hidden the WMDs somewhere in Iraq, we simply hadn't found...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 05:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fine rebuttal, I'm convinced. 1,327 Views / 50 Replies  
Fine rebuttal, I'm convinced.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 04:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, I'd say it was probably >95% of his... 423 Views / 18 Replies  
Yep, I'd say it was probably >95% of his motivation.



Error? It's right there, in black and white, and reading the posts before and after throughout that entire thread doesn't change its...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 04:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Honest question. Do people who work together... 732 Views / 24 Replies  
Honest question. Do people who work together usually discuss their salaries?
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 04:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Right, you didn't say Iraq's chemical WMDs were... 423 Views / 18 Replies  
Right, you didn't say Iraq's chemical WMDs were non-existent, must be a typo.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 04:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There are FAR, FAR more that have been found now... 423 Views / 18 Replies  
There are FAR, FAR more that have been found now (and are continuing to be found) than the, "they're part of an abandoned program" line can account for.

Were there some old stockpiles from the...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 03:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The judge got it right, it's the AG/DAs who are... 38,602 Views / 1,987 Replies  
The judge got it right, it's the AG/DAs who are wrong. They have a tendency to get enraged when they lose high-profile cases like this, because they make them look like idiots for indicting the...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 03:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In some ways Chromecast IS better than the... 1,327 Views / 50 Replies  
In some ways Chromecast IS better than the AppleTV, it's definitely more versatile (if not more reliable).
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 03:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For those who are wondering, your memories aren't... 423 Views / 18 Replies  
For those who are wondering, your memories aren't scrambled.

http://forums.macnn.com/95/political-war-lounge/270077/who-here-trusts-iran-nuclear-program/#post2705381





Yes, some have gone...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 03:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The SC prosecutors are idiots. 38,602 Views / 1,987 Replies  
The SC prosecutors are idiots.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 02:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
While one legislator can propose whatever they... 1,262 Views / 65 Replies  
While one legislator can propose whatever they want, they can't pass anything, of course.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 02:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Abused? I don't believe so. Like I said before,... 1,262 Views / 65 Replies  
Abused? I don't believe so. Like I said before, this state is more socially liberal than ever before and some health standards very much need to be introduced.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 01:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I love standard poodles, great dogs! 19,027 Views / 362 Replies  
I love standard poodles, great dogs!
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 12:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
the initiative must receive more than half the... 1,262 Views / 65 Replies  
the initiative must receive more than half the number of total votes cast in the governor’s race.

To my knowledge, in this state no initiative has ever done that.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 12:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
We all have them, depending on our perspectives. 1,262 Views / 65 Replies  
We all have them, depending on our perspectives.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 12:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You can breathe easier after 7 or 8 days, that's... 3,386 Views / 214 Replies  
You can breathe easier after 7 or 8 days, that's the average for incubation. ;)
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 12:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
They're trying to introduce some form of... 1,262 Views / 65 Replies  
They're trying to introduce some form of regulation to a system that has virtually none, neither good or bad.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 12:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Absolutely. It's all about checks and balances. 1,262 Views / 65 Replies  
Absolutely. It's all about checks and balances.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 11:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Correct. The yellow journalism at work here... 1,262 Views / 65 Replies  
Correct.

The yellow journalism at work here is spectacular. Could it potentially lead to laws that go too far in regulation of abortions? Yes. Would that cause federal courts to come down on them...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 11:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Neither can abortion rights advocates, for the... 1,262 Views / 65 Replies  
Neither can abortion rights advocates, for the most part. Left up to them, we'd have legal abortions for convenience right up to 40 weeks. This state isn't nearly as socially conservative as it once...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 11:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
They had enough to potentially kill or maim >1... 423 Views / 18 Replies  
They had enough to potentially kill or maim >1 million people, and that's a moderate estimate. Of course they were there, the CIA wasn't entirely incompetent, but that doesn't make for "good" news.
...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 11:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's bringing women's abortion rights to be on... 1,262 Views / 65 Replies  
It's bringing women's abortion rights to be on parity with federal law. Up to now there were virtually no restrictions at all, not even against late-term "convenience" abortions, where the baby could...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 11:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Woohoo! I'm back at work, got a power chair w/... 22,511 Views / 641 Replies  
Woohoo! I'm back at work, got a power chair w/ huge battery and I'm free again. The cabin fever was about to drive me crazy. :p




A 10 year ploy, no less. That's keeping an eye on the long...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 11:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
and his date needs a shave. Nice hair, though. 19,027 Views / 362 Replies  
and his date needs a shave. Nice hair, though.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 15, 2014 at 12:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If a person through negligence kills someone with... 62,434 Views / 3,777 Replies  
If a person through negligence kills someone with a gun, they go to prison. So if demonstrators, through negligence (blocking important thoroughfares), contribute someone's death they should be...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 14, 2014 at 12:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
they wanted a uniform look with the 6 and 6+ and... 1,802 Views / 64 Replies  
they wanted a uniform look with the 6 and 6+ and keeping the button on top for the former would have been fine, but the latter? You'd need fingers like a xenomorph to turn it off with one hand.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 14, 2014 at 11:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ehh... looking back over my PMs with Doof at the... 22,511 Views / 641 Replies  
Ehh... looking back over my PMs with Doof at the time, since I'd forgotten about the whole thing, but it could be construed has a type of threat if you looked at it in a broad sense. I would say...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 14, 2014 at 11:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Because tearing up your own community is stupid... 62,434 Views / 3,777 Replies  
Because tearing up your own community is stupid (slightly more so than blockading public roads).



I've never said that (and it's pretty damned trollish). How many damned times do I need to...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 13, 2014 at 05:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You're right, I forgot about that. Was that what... 22,511 Views / 641 Replies  
You're right, I forgot about that. Was that what led to RR being perma-banned? As for Ca$h... well, there's at least a dozen reasons why he's (officially) no longer around.
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 13, 2014 at 03:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We were talking about rioters not protestors in... 62,434 Views / 3,777 Replies  
We were talking about rioters not protestors in general.



Not if you just show up in the middle of the night from every direction. I'm not talking about marching down the road in force.


...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 13, 2014 at 03:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This needs to be watched, Mr Regular hits the... 22,511 Views / 641 Replies  
This needs to be watched, Mr Regular hits the nail squarely on the head (the last half of the video).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilDx44g-VzA
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 13, 2014 at 02:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Links to Huffpo need a warning, for those who... 1,531 Views / 77 Replies  
Links to Huffpo need a warning, for those who refuse to ever visit the site (same goes for Stormfront).
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 13, 2014 at 01:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
When you're blocking roads (not allowing... 62,434 Views / 3,777 Replies  
When you're blocking roads (not allowing emergency services and the like to move through) it's no longer a peaceful protest. :hmm:
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 13, 2014 at 01:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I believe we're largely disagreeing on motivation... 62,434 Views / 3,777 Replies  
I believe we're largely disagreeing on motivation at this point. I don't believe it's due to desperation, (regardless of race) they just like to tear shit up and loot. If it were a situation where...
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 13, 2014 at 01:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If you love Obama you can get one for free! 1,126 Views / 30 Replies  
If you love Obama you can get one for free!
Posted by Shaddim, on Oct 13, 2014 at 12:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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