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I would agree. Given that roundabouts, ideally,... 239,776 Views / 2,512 Replies  
I would agree. Given that roundabouts, ideally, do not stop vehicular movement, they act in opposition to pedestrian movement. Given that I see few, if any, roundabouts in my area that include...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 07:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
@$%#&! Peloton ad 130 Views / 2 Replies  
You know that really creepy, semi-dystopian Peloton ad, where the douche husband gets his already-in-fantastic-shape wife an effing Peloton for Xmas? A gin company has made a response ad. I think...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 10:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Huh. All of the metal cone filters I see on... 629 Views / 44 Replies  
Huh. All of the metal cone filters I see on Amazon say they don't require paper filters, which is sort of the whole point of them.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 8, 2019 at 04:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone use one of those conical metal filter... 629 Views / 44 Replies  
Anyone use one of those conical metal filter things (like this one (https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/71oSyh9m2ML._SX679_.jpg)) to do pour-overs at home?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 8, 2019 at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I'm not buying that at all. I've yet to... 239,776 Views / 2,512 Replies  
Yeah, I'm not buying that at all. I've yet to encounter a roundabout with any sort of pedestrian crosswalk.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 7, 2019 at 02:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Man...Frankie Boyle is bloody merciless... 239,776 Views / 2,512 Replies  
Man...Frankie Boyle is bloody merciless (https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/dec/07/frankie-boyle-election-countdown-praying-prorogue-next-parliament), and funny as hell.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 7, 2019 at 02:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I was in a line of cars cruising along some... 61,568 Views / 475 Replies  
I was in a line of cars cruising along some 2-lane Indiana state road once. The line of cars were approaching a section of the road that was both a hill crest and a left-hand bend. In other words, a...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 5, 2019 at 05:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No milk in my coffee. Rarely sugar. I take my... 629 Views / 44 Replies  
No milk in my coffee. Rarely sugar. I take my coffee like I live my life, dark and bitter.

I make a latte every morning, so there’s where I use milk. I use 2% with a splash of cream. Steams...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 5, 2019 at 05:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We shop at Aldi for a lot of basic stuff, one of... 29,408 Views / 331 Replies  
We shop at Aldi for a lot of basic stuff, one of which is paper towels. Apparently, there was a problem at Peoples Paper Products Camp 12 when the rolls we are working through were produced. The...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 5, 2019 at 08:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s right there in the Messages settings. It’s a... 307 Views / 10 Replies  
It’s right there in the Messages settings. It’s a section called Blocked. If you can’t find it, I don’t know what to tell you.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 4, 2019 at 04:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Messenger (the Facebook app) or Apple Messages? ... 307 Views / 10 Replies  
Messenger (the Facebook app) or Apple Messages?

If Apple Messages, there's a section in the preferences for blocking people. It's called Blocked.

If you're talking about Facebook Messenger, I...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 4, 2019 at 02:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The bedroom communities along the north side of... 239,776 Views / 2,512 Replies  
The bedroom communities along the north side of Indianapolis have gone roundabout-insane over the past several years, seemingly bent on replacing every intersection with a roundabout. There are some...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 4, 2019 at 01:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
proxyway ran over my dog, and I can never forgive... 332 Views / 2 Replies  
proxyway ran over my dog, and I can never forgive them for that.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 4, 2019 at 09:17 AM, in Networking
If they are previously-purchased apps, you might... 255 Views / 2 Replies  
If they are previously-purchased apps, you might be able to re-download them, But I don’t think it’s possible to get “new” apps to install. Have you tried to go into the App Store just to see what...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 1, 2019 at 10:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's called a roundabout. 239,776 Views / 2,512 Replies  
That's called a roundabout.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 1, 2019 at 10:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks like a Honda Fit got loose. 61,568 Views / 475 Replies  
Looks like a Honda Fit got loose.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 29, 2019 at 06:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is this getting any notice in the UK? We get BBC... 239,776 Views / 2,512 Replies  
Is this getting any notice in the UK? We get BBC World News on our local NPR station and, while they spoke at length about the election in-general, there was no mention of this. Seems like “The...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 28, 2019 at 03:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Dare we say...a colony??? 239,776 Views / 2,512 Replies  
Dare we say...a colony???
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2019 at 08:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Apparently, in trade talks with the British... 239,776 Views / 2,512 Replies  
Apparently, in trade talks with the British government, the Trump administration has been insisting the UK sell-off the NHS...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2019 at 05:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This. The best rule of thumb I can discern in... 156,349 Views / 984 Replies  
This.
The best rule of thumb I can discern in determining whether a truck is actually used for work, is if it's a diesel. Those are almost always work trucks.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 26, 2019 at 11:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Deduplication utility? Please...tell me more. 898 Views / 13 Replies  
Deduplication utility? Please...tell me more.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 26, 2019 at 10:12 AM, in macOS
I added .img to the iNode filename, launched it... 898 Views / 13 Replies  
I added .img to the iNode filename, launched it and ended up with a volume called OS X Install ESD. Inside that is a single folder called Packages. Inside that are a bunch of, well, packages...
...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 25, 2019 at 09:33 AM, in macOS
:cool: 898 Views / 13 Replies  
:cool:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 24, 2019 at 11:25 PM, in macOS
Thanks, Reader. I’ll try the .img thing and see... 898 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks, Reader. I’ll try the .img thing and see what I get. Then I’ll delete it.
My Mac had 8GB RAM in 2016.

Interestingly (I think) in looking at various files and folders, it seems like a ton...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 24, 2019 at 10:40 PM, in macOS
iNode????? 898 Views / 13 Replies  
So, I'm rooting around on my iMac, and in the folder under MacintoshHD > Lost+Found there's a file named iNode45099746. It's 5.3 Gigs big. Looks like it was Created/Last Opened/Last Modified back in...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 24, 2019 at 05:48 PM, in macOS
Google measures success by bodycount. 686 Views / 3 Replies  
Google measures success by bodycount.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 23, 2019 at 10:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This isn’t mine, but I like it: It looks like... 156,349 Views / 984 Replies  
This isn’t mine, but I like it:
It looks like something meant to drive a guy who's just privatized a country's water supply through a crowd of starving protesters.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 22, 2019 at 05:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's the story... 156,349 Views / 984 Replies  
Here's the story (https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/11/tesla-wants-to-reinvent-the-pickup-with-the-39900-cybertruck/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 22, 2019 at 02:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Google Cloud Print 686 Views / 3 Replies  
This is one I never heard of, but apparently it's been around for ten years and a lot of people used it. It'll sit on death row for about a year before Google kills it off....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 22, 2019 at 02:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
GetGo has made a huge push into the central... 975 Views / 9 Replies  
GetGo has made a huge push into the central Indiana area. In addition to building their own stores, they bought out Rickers (a regional chain) a couple years ago, which put them at a ton of...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 21, 2019 at 02:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Being a scared quadruple amputee teen living in a... 23,615 Views / 279 Replies  
Being a scared quadruple amputee teen living in a group home for kids who have been abandoned by their families while black....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 16, 2019 at 11:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Anyone have a guess how quickly Trump will pardon... 239,776 Views / 2,512 Replies  
Anyone have a guess how quickly Trump will pardon Stone? Or, if he will? As I understand it, if Stone accepts a pardon, he is admitting guilt and no longer has any immunity from testifying to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 16, 2019 at 11:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's a trick CAPTCHA. There is no shelter during... 5,826 Views / 35 Replies  
It's a trick CAPTCHA. There is no shelter during a robot uprising.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 15, 2019 at 12:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven’t run winter tires in ages. 53,823 Views / 345 Replies  
I haven’t run winter tires in ages.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 14, 2019 at 09:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wifi and Bluetooth are activated on all devices?... 702 Views / 3 Replies  
Wifi and Bluetooth are activated on all devices? All devices are set to "Everyone"? There are no Personal Hotspots running?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 13, 2019 at 10:02 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I’m pretty much permanently stuck on Mavericks... 16,948 Views / 101 Replies  
I’m pretty much permanently stuck on Mavericks and my late-2009 iMac. I still use CS5, and I’m told things start getting wonky in Yosemite (and I refuse to pay a monthly tithe to Adobe.) Safari...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2019 at 03:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
11 here. Similar windchill. The old heatpump is... 53,823 Views / 345 Replies  
11 here. Similar windchill. The old heatpump is certainly getting a workout this week. It's been running continuously since about midnight.

My son and his wife, who live in far northern Indiana...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2019 at 09:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wondered about the feasibility of breaking the... 1,357 Views / 6 Replies  
I wondered about the feasibility of breaking the two open and somehow Frankensteining a hybrid together. I guess not.

Which mousepads, subego? I've always coveted those "oriental carpet"...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 11, 2019 at 03:34 PM, in Marketplace
Discovered over the weekend that Kroger stores... 29,408 Views / 331 Replies  
Discovered over the weekend that Kroger stores now charge a fee for using a card at their self-checkout stands. W. T. F?????? :mad:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 11, 2019 at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My original one (from 2009!) lost its right click... 1,357 Views / 6 Replies  
My original one (from 2009!) lost its right click function over the summer this year. Up until then, it never gave me a problem. Ten years of reliable, heavy service (mainly working in Illustrator...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 11, 2019 at 09:17 AM, in Marketplace
Need a 1st gen Magic Mouse 1,357 Views / 6 Replies  
Would anyone happen to have a low-miles, gently-used, 1st gen Magic Mouse lying around that they would care to part with?

Thanks!
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 10, 2019 at 09:44 AM, in Marketplace
Kind of glad my iPad Air is too old to get iOS 13. 16,948 Views / 101 Replies  
Kind of glad my iPad Air is too old to get iOS 13.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 9, 2019 at 11:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tail in makes it a lot easier to see other cars... 29,408 Views / 331 Replies  
Tail in makes it a lot easier to see other cars coming down the lane when you're pulling out. Backing out of a slot is always a touch-and-go situation, especially in busy lots.

In other parking...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 8, 2019 at 08:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
HFCS, yes. It can go straight to the bad place.... 2,065 Views / 44 Replies  
HFCS, yes. It can go straight to the bad place. Plain old corn syrup, though...well...I like my wife’s peanut brittle too much to condemn it to hell.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 7, 2019 at 09:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
mmmmmm...tasty hummus. 2,065 Views / 44 Replies  
mmmmmm...tasty hummus.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 7, 2019 at 02:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why did a dealer refuse to schedule maintenance?... 29,408 Views / 331 Replies  
Why did a dealer refuse to schedule maintenance? I mean, "we can't fit you in for a couple of weeks" I would understand, but "no. never." is odd, to say the least.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 7, 2019 at 02:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fisher>Rickenbacker>Hulman>Penske 1,117 Views / 0 Replies  
This most likely means nothing to anyone else, but as one who grew-up in, and still lives near, Indianapolis, this was pretty huge news this morning. Roger Penske is buying the Indianapolis Motor...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 4, 2019 at 01:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Lehren Sie Ihre Kinder gut. 239,776 Views / 2,512 Replies  
Lehren Sie Ihre Kinder gut.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 4, 2019 at 09:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Corn, I'll agree with. An utterly useless... 2,065 Views / 44 Replies  
Corn, I'll agree with. An utterly useless vegetable. Well, except for making bourbon, I suppose.

Now, potatoes, I'll have to disagree with you on. Yes, they absolutely need embellishment, but I...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 3, 2019 at 08:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Soooo...About that impregnable wall being... 239,776 Views / 2,512 Replies  
Soooo...About that impregnable wall being built......
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 2, 2019 at 01:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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