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Okay, here’s something I didn’t expect to have... 10,124 Views / 49 Replies  
Okay, here’s something I didn’t expect to have happen.

Got All-Stars going. Each game has an attract screen, which is just snippets of game play.

I felt completely overwhelmed by each one. They...
Posted by subego, on Dec 1, 2020 at 08:47 PM, in Gaming
I’m not 100% sure, but I think Apple really hates... 2,303 Views / 78 Replies  
I’m not 100% sure, but I think Apple really hates the idea of iMacs as dumb monitors.
Posted by subego, on Dec 1, 2020 at 08:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Even though I was enjoying River City Ransom, the... 10,124 Views / 49 Replies  
Even though I was enjoying River City Ransom, the call of Super Mario All-Stars was too alluring.

Now I’ve got to wait 20 minutes for it to download. :mad:
Posted by subego, on Dec 1, 2020 at 08:07 PM, in Gaming
Barr just gave Trump a paddlin’. 8,142 Views / 232 Replies  
Barr just gave Trump a paddlin’.
Posted by subego, on Dec 1, 2020 at 07:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I feel like Link’s Awakening is on sale now. ... 10,124 Views / 49 Replies  
I feel like Link’s Awakening is on sale now.

What’s kept me from it is literally every Zelda game I’ve played other than BotW I got hung-up at some point and couldn’t go any farther without a...
Posted by subego, on Dec 1, 2020 at 06:10 PM, in Gaming
Finally gave in, but decided to dip even farther... 10,124 Views / 49 Replies  
Finally gave in, but decided to dip even farther back into the archives and play River City Ransom. Never played it back in the day, so there’s no nostalgia involved, but for years I’ve been hearing...
Posted by subego, on Nov 30, 2020 at 09:15 PM, in Gaming
I think I’ve mentioned before, I’m pretty sure I... 30,877 Views / 179 Replies  
I think I’ve mentioned before, I’m pretty sure I like the cream more than the coffee. :)
Posted by subego, on Nov 30, 2020 at 07:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Google Wins Folding 402 Views / 1 Replies  
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-03348-4
Posted by subego, on Nov 30, 2020 at 06:45 PM, in Team MacNN
Far worse than being out of Ethiopian, I’m out of... 30,877 Views / 179 Replies  
Far worse than being out of Ethiopian, I’m out of cream, and have to settle for half and half.

Ew.
Posted by subego, on Nov 30, 2020 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I believe it’s from this... ... 153,891 Views / 581 Replies  
I believe it’s from this...

https://www.npr.org/2020/02/27/810021749/overturned-cargo-ship-soon-to-be-sliced-up-and-removed-from-georgia-sound
Posted by subego, on Nov 30, 2020 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“We’re going to need a bigger ambulance” 406,705 Views / 1,190 Replies  
“We’re going to need a bigger ambulance”
Posted by subego, on Nov 29, 2020 at 05:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/2Or3pA9.jpg The front fell... 153,891 Views / 581 Replies  
https://imgur.com/2Or3pA9.jpg

The front fell off.
Posted by subego, on Nov 29, 2020 at 01:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m halfway on helmets. Having a weight attached... 95,746 Views / 766 Replies  
I’m halfway on helmets. Having a weight attached to your head seems like it could be bad in a collision.
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2020 at 11:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Actually, yeah. :) Driving’s not a right,... 95,746 Views / 766 Replies  
Actually, yeah. :)

Driving’s not a right, though, so I won’t go to the mat that hard over it.

The glaring inconsistency is they let people drive motorcycles... I mean, holy shit.
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2020 at 07:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Minimum clothing laws have a few complications.... 95,746 Views / 766 Replies  
Minimum clothing laws have a few complications. Namely, they vary by state, and I’m sure plenty of more conservative states have unenforced clothing laws on the books.

If I dispense with all that...
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2020 at 07:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Even though I think everyone should wear a mask,... 95,746 Views / 766 Replies  
Even though I think everyone should wear a mask, the idea of forcing it kinda rubs my libertarian side the wrong way.

Haven’t the faintest idea whether it’s actually constitutional or not.
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2020 at 06:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve been tempted to hit up my dad in that... 839 Views / 8 Replies  
I’ve been tempted to hit up my dad in that regard, but I’m ultimately too much a child of video games. I’d much rather play Civilization or something.
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2020 at 01:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He’s at his best with Cook, but Cook completely... 40,951 Views / 118 Replies  
He’s at his best with Cook, but Cook completely outshines him.
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2020 at 01:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Love the musical. :) Chess is one of those... 839 Views / 8 Replies  
Love the musical. :)

Chess is one of those games where I know the rules*, but don’t really know how to play, if that makes sense. My dad is pretty good, though.



*En passant is bullshit.
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2020 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/ev3DUco.jpg Bitcoin and... 1,235 Views / 31 Replies  
https://imgur.com/ev3DUco.jpg

Bitcoin and death totals. Goes together like peanut butter and death totals.
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2020 at 04:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Buku’s back... back again. Same deal. I’m... 30,877 Views / 179 Replies  
Buku’s back... back again.

Same deal. I’m not thrilled with the first pot. Too bitter.


Edit: added more cream, which helps.
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2020 at 01:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dudley Moore. 40,951 Views / 118 Replies  
Dudley Moore.
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2020 at 01:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Peter Cook. 35,116 Views / 142 Replies  
Peter Cook.
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2020 at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/EnviousLightheartedCanad... 153,891 Views / 581 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/EnviousLightheartedCanadagoose-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2020 at 12:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Da Vinci Resolve is editing and color grading... 2,303 Views / 78 Replies  
Da Vinci Resolve is editing and color grading software. The other video is named “good for video editing”.

Effects work is not the same as editing or color grading.


Edit: to expand, codec...
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2020 at 11:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Unfortunately, the codec can’t help with effects... 2,303 Views / 78 Replies  
Unfortunately, the codec can’t help with effects work. Everything inside the effects software is uncompressed, so each frame takes up the same amount of memory.
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2020 at 12:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I generally only do 4K right now, but I’m worried... 2,303 Views / 78 Replies  
I generally only do 4K right now, but I’m worried about it slinging uncompressed 16-bit 8K with so little RAM.

At 2GB per core, that’s only 10 frames.
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2020 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“Scusi, Mille regretti!” 8,142 Views / 232 Replies  
“Scusi, Mille regretti!”
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2020 at 01:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sunset in mid-afternoon, though I’m always... 112,222 Views / 489 Replies  
Sunset in mid-afternoon, though I’m always looking over my shoulder for pagans.
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2020 at 01:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Winter solstice. 112,222 Views / 489 Replies  
Winter solstice.
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2020 at 08:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, it supports text flair at least. They... 1,235 Views / 31 Replies  
Well, it supports text flair at least.

They definitely need to stop trying to make chat happen. Chat’s not going to happen.
Posted by subego, on Nov 25, 2020 at 06:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
New version of the Reddit app has “live updating”... 1,235 Views / 31 Replies  
New version of the Reddit app has “live updating” vote and comment numbers. Christ... make it stop.

(Reducing reward animation switch seems to do the trick)
Posted by subego, on Nov 25, 2020 at 06:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Hence the meme “**** around and find out”. 593 Views / 38 Replies  
Hence the meme “**** around and find out”.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2020 at 04:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The third rule was scrapped because that rule... 8,142 Views / 232 Replies  
The third rule was scrapped because that rule apparently already exists, and IIUC, it has to do with new registrations, not existing ones.

If voters are getting purged, let’s see affidavits. Some...
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2020 at 03:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In the “old” department, I’m eyeing the Super... 10,124 Views / 49 Replies  
In the “old” department, I’m eyeing the Super Mario 64/Sunshine/Galaxy bundle.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2020 at 02:30 PM, in Gaming
That’s bad (and illegal) if it’s happening, but... 8,142 Views / 232 Replies  
That’s bad (and illegal) if it’s happening, but reports it’s happening seem short on evidence so far.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2020 at 01:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The example I gave was challenging petition... 8,142 Views / 232 Replies  
The example I gave was challenging petition signatures to get a candidate thrown off the ballot.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2020 at 12:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I didn’t see anywhere about a legislator... 593 Views / 38 Replies  
I didn’t see anywhere about a legislator announcing that, but it’s moot because Michigan certified Biden as the winner.

I imagine the legislator in question knew that was going to happen, and it...
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2020 at 07:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How much of an issue the delayed transition will... 593 Views / 38 Replies  
How much of an issue the delayed transition will be is going to most depend on, well... how long it’s delayed. The longer the delay, the bigger the effect.

Right now, I’d say the effect clocks in...
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2020 at 06:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump and multiple intelligence agencies conspire... 593 Views / 38 Replies  
Trump and multiple intelligence agencies conspire to allow an embassy bombing just to make Biden look bad? This strains my credulity.

I already mentioned Munchkin. Anything he’s doing now can get...
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2020 at 05:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sabotage is a more apt than delayed? 593 Views / 38 Replies  
Sabotage is a more apt than delayed?
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2020 at 04:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I only skimmed, but that all looks like... 593 Views / 38 Replies  
I only skimmed, but that all looks like withholding information, which I wouldn’t call sabotage.
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2020 at 03:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Warming up to this batch of Ethiopian. I’m... 30,877 Views / 179 Replies  
Warming up to this batch of Ethiopian. I’m beginning to think I always need a bit of time to acclimate.
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2020 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Broke autocrat: challenges votes in court and... 8,142 Views / 232 Replies  
Broke autocrat: challenges votes in court and loses.

Woke autocrat: challenges votes in court and wins through bribes and intimidation.

Bespoke autocrat: fixes the election.
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2020 at 03:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m finally feeling the pull of vidya again, but... 10,124 Views / 49 Replies  
I’m finally feeling the pull of vidya again, but I have no idea what to play.

I’m afraid of loading up AC, because everyone on the island is going to yell at me.

I’d like to get back into...
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2020 at 11:41 PM, in Gaming
Maybe I’m misunderstanding the analogy, but the... 8,142 Views / 232 Replies  
Maybe I’m misunderstanding the analogy, but the example I gave seems like attacking the spectators.
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2020 at 03:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m not a huge fan of it, but that’s how politics... 8,142 Views / 232 Replies  
I’m not a huge fan of it, but that’s how politics is usually played.

If it’s contestable, contest it. Throw everything at the wall and see if it sticks.

A common tactic here in Chicago is to...
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2020 at 02:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Almost zero chance. Hail Mary, full of grace. 8,142 Views / 232 Replies  
Almost zero chance. Hail Mary, full of grace.
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2020 at 04:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I actually think the mobile app is pretty decent,... 1,235 Views / 31 Replies  
I actually think the mobile app is pretty decent, at least on my phone. On my iPad I use the desktop website, though I stopped using my iPad for Reddit once r/drama went private.

What’s your beef?
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2020 at 03:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Now you have! :) Which speaks to my point,... 8,142 Views / 232 Replies  
Now you have! :)

Which speaks to my point, “republican” doesn’t really get used for anything except the party. This is not the case with “democratic”.

I also consider “PATRIOT” and “No Child...
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2020 at 02:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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