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Seriously ? :err: If I wasn’t there... 309 Views / 18 Replies  
Seriously ? :err:

If I wasn’t there personally, then the account is discounted and worthless ?

Well, scratch everything that goes for journalism these days. These guys were never there either. ...
Posted by turtle777, on Yesterday at 11:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
With all respect, none of these idiots (authors)... 309 Views / 18 Replies  
With all respect, none of these idiots (authors) were ever in a concentration camp.
My grandfather has.

They are entitled to their opinion, but they are wrong.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Yesterday at 02:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There seem to be quite a difference between the... 767 Views / 34 Replies  
There seem to be quite a difference between the ACA offerings between the States.
Where some States offer ok plans, others don’t offer any choices, and crappy plans with very high deductibles ($5000...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 14, 2019 at 05:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
May I remind you that Obama had the majority in... 767 Views / 34 Replies  
May I remind you that Obama had the majority in the House AND the Senate.
Just as Trump.
They both weren’t interested in fixing things.

Blaming it on the other party is bullish!t.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 14, 2019 at 11:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Only if you believe the propaganda. See,... 309 Views / 18 Replies  
Only if you believe the propaganda.

See, it’s not a concentration camp if you can turn around and walk away from it.

As someone who had family in real Nazi concentration camps, I’d find it...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 14, 2019 at 11:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:rolleyes: Right, that guy has done nothing... 12,542 Views / 236 Replies  
:rolleyes:

Right, that guy has done nothing wrong.

See, this is the problem - people not seeing their own shortcomings, and then blaming others for racism.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 14, 2019 at 02:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Can you read ? I said BOTH acted like... 12,542 Views / 236 Replies  
Can you read ?

I said BOTH acted like idiots. Both made mistakes.
It’s not ONE SIDED as you try to portray it.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 13, 2019 at 05:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You do understand that ACA is not giving people... 767 Views / 34 Replies  
You do understand that ACA is not giving people insurance in any meaningful way.
People were duped, and drank the cool aid.

The high deductibles essentially make people pay insurance premiums for...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 13, 2019 at 04:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So basically, you agree with me. You merely... 12,542 Views / 236 Replies  
So basically, you agree with me. You merely explained *why*, regardless of the facts of what happened today, it’s teh white wacists fault.

And by that, we are allowing people today to act like...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 13, 2019 at 04:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Meh. In short: one black and one white... 12,542 Views / 236 Replies  
Meh.

In short: one black and one white person both behave like idiots.

But amazingly, it’s only the fault of the white person, because he’s teh wacist.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 13, 2019 at 10:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No, OAW, I call BS on your assertion that people... 12,542 Views / 236 Replies  
No, OAW, I call BS on your assertion that people let strangers into locked areas w/o asking questions.

It does not happen.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 11, 2019 at 01:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m not sure I understand exactly what happened. ... 12,542 Views / 236 Replies  
I’m not sure I understand exactly what happened.

Did this Michel dude just WAIT outside the apartment doors/gates, or was he trying to get in without his friend letting him in ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 10, 2019 at 04:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, except, I didn't say Apple would never... 1,197 Views / 44 Replies  
Yeah, except, I didn't say Apple would never LOWER their prices.
Read the context.

What I replied to was that Apple's SSD overpricing strategy is not going to change.
I think I'm still correct....
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 10, 2019 at 07:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you telling all whiners will now shut up ?... 1,197 Views / 44 Replies  
Are you telling all whiners will now shut up ? :eek:

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 9, 2019 at 09:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Free speech. If the idiot proud boys want to... 307 Views / 7 Replies  
Free speech.

If the idiot proud boys want to make daisy’s a symbol of racism, let them.

And the idiot left needs to resist the urge to ban everything that some idiot right fringe tries to...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 8, 2019 at 11:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Only if we let them. Unfortunately, the... 307 Views / 7 Replies  
Only if we let them.

Unfortunately, the idiot left is more than happy to oblige.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 8, 2019 at 10:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I was more evaluating his statement that “if you... 679 Views / 14 Replies  
I was more evaluating his statement that “if you look at actual policies [of the left,] they are [...] broadly where the Conservative party was before”.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 8, 2019 at 10:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Definitely NOT in the US. -t 679 Views / 14 Replies  
Definitely NOT in the US.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 7, 2019 at 10:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If SSD failure were to occur in a Fusion Drive,... 1,197 Views / 44 Replies  
If SSD failure were to occur in a Fusion Drive, wild the SSD capacity be diminished over time ?
If that were the case, the Fusion Drive would more and more perform like a regular hard drive.
...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 6, 2019 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think signing in with Apple ID is an... 501 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't think signing in with Apple ID is an overlord account.
I think it's more like an authentication token, that is linked to the Apple ID, but the details of the Apple ID is not visible to the...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 6, 2019 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can't wait for authentication with Apple ID. ... 501 Views / 9 Replies  
Can't wait for authentication with Apple ID.

For many sites, this should solve the problem / concerns.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 6, 2019 at 02:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My experience with a Fusion Drive in my 2013 iMac... 1,197 Views / 44 Replies  
My experience with a Fusion Drive in my 2013 iMac has been great.
No issues so far, and it‘s still pretty snappy.
For non-pro users, I recommend fusion drives.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 6, 2019 at 12:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s interesting stuff. Just shows that... 1,197 Views / 44 Replies  
That’s interesting stuff.

Just shows that it’s never as easy as “I can find the same shit for $x less on teh intarwebs.”

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 5, 2019 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Locomotives are racist 307 Views / 7 Replies  
It’s very clear that locomotives are a symbol of oppression, slavery and racism.

Steam locomotives were introduced in the US during the time of slavery.
Just think: what color does the coal have...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 5, 2019 at 04:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t understand the fuss about it. ... 1,197 Views / 44 Replies  
I don’t understand the fuss about it.

Nobody has to buy it, and Apple has plenty of good options.

If they offered a turd with a bow, people would buy it and complain.
I don’t get it.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 4, 2019 at 03:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not true. The 256GB limit is only for the... 1,197 Views / 44 Replies  
Not true.

The 256GB limit is only for the 21.5” model, which is THE entriest of entry-level Macs.
For those users, a 1GB Fusion Drive is the better option anyways.

For the 27” iMac, you have...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 4, 2019 at 11:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think it counts, because you have a... 1,197 Views / 44 Replies  
I don't think it counts, because you have a choice to buy iMacs with SSDs.

Shitty = no choice

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 3, 2019 at 11:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, so basically, it sounds like all you need is... 714 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok, so basically, it sounds like all you need is this:

=G45-E46+F46

That's it. The rest should not be needed.

I'm not quite sure if this condition has any real purpose.
...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 3, 2019 at 08:32 PM, in Applications
F$&@ing rubberneckers. -t 33,810 Views / 351 Replies  
F$&@ing rubberneckers.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 29, 2019 at 11:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, meh to all the wanna be streaming services... 925 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, meh to all the wanna be streaming services now popping up.

I haven’t paid for any streaming service or cable in more than 10 years.

I get Amazon Prime video “free” with Prime (I...
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 28, 2019 at 08:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, speaking of dead forums, every year or so I... 948 Views / 66 Replies  
Well, speaking of dead forums, every year or so I check if Lifeboat is still around. It’s still there, but a complete wasteland.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 28, 2019 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I love road trips in the US. There is so much to... 771 Views / 14 Replies  
I love road trips in the US. There is so much to see, so many great cities, national parks, landscapes.

Even though I travel internationally a lot, and enjoy other countries, you can keep yourself...
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 28, 2019 at 11:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, business and leisure. I have no... 771 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, business and leisure.

I have no favorite country; I like tropical islands a lot (like in the Caribbean, South Pacific etc.)

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 28, 2019 at 10:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: The obsession with creating... 1,197 Views / 44 Replies  
:thumbsup:

The obsession with creating thinner and thinner products led to a lot of suboptimal decisions.
Time to create more practical hardware.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 28, 2019 at 09:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Get a room already. Geez. ;-) -t 979 Views / 32 Replies  
Get a room already. Geez. ;-)

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 27, 2019 at 10:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, but how about Reddit ? Much traffic has... 948 Views / 66 Replies  
Ok, but how about Reddit ?
Much traffic has shifted there, but it’s similar to forums.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 27, 2019 at 03:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
F$&@ You !!!1!1oneone Am I doing it right ? ... 948 Views / 66 Replies  
F$&@ You !!!1!1oneone
Am I doing it right ?
-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 27, 2019 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Curiously, MacRumors forum is going very strong. ... 948 Views / 66 Replies  
Curiously, MacRumors forum is going very strong.

But it’s also boring :-)

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 27, 2019 at 09:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah, it’s too late. The heavy-handed... 948 Views / 66 Replies  
Ah, it’s too late.

The heavy-handed approach in the late 2000s got rid of the members that made this forum entertaining. Now it’s just old, boring people conversing. I’m looking at myself.
...
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 26, 2019 at 07:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I tried some of my old ones, but they were... 948 Views / 66 Replies  
Yeah, I tried some of my old ones, but they were all perma banned.

Sigh, do perma bans still happen today, other than spammers ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 26, 2019 at 12:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thirded. -t 948 Views / 66 Replies  
Thirded.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 25, 2019 at 10:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You might wanna compare Spheric’s and analogika’s... 948 Views / 66 Replies  
You might wanna compare Spheric’s and analogika’s location ;-)

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 25, 2019 at 08:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Kudos to an apt analogy. I was going to... 979 Views / 32 Replies  
Kudos to an apt analogy.

I was going to agree with Subego, but you make a good point.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 25, 2019 at 02:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s just funny how the US is always f$&@ing with... 767 Views / 34 Replies  
It’s just funny how the US is always f$&@ing with those Islamic countries that have oil or gas.

Libya, Iraq, Iran, Syria

:rolleyes:

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 24, 2019 at 07:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, I could resort to a personal attack, but I... 948 Views / 66 Replies  
Well, I could resort to a personal attack, but I refrain, because I give you the benefit of the doubt.
(Part of me thinks you disqualified yourself by invoking Godwin's law.)



I actually agree...
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 23, 2019 at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So, by your logic, we should just let half of... 948 Views / 66 Replies  
So, by your logic, we should just let half of Middle- and South-America into the USA ?

Do you have a plan how this could be done without chaos ?
How are we going to provide housing, education,...
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 23, 2019 at 11:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We Miss Banninations: Or, Reddit killed the Bulletin Boards... 948 Views / 66 Replies  
I’m feeling sorry for this generation of snow flakes.
They are obviously not able to deal with basic challenges of life.
And what’s worse - all the non-sense they are going to support and vote...
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 22, 2019 at 04:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This looks like an old VW Jetta. AFAIK, these... 33,810 Views / 351 Replies  
This looks like an old VW Jetta. AFAIK, these models did not have advanced stability control systems.
I wonder if current day electronics would have help the car not getting out of control.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 19, 2019 at 08:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, as far as the cacao is concerned, I’m... 1,560 Views / 27 Replies  
Well, as far as the cacao is concerned, I’m pretty sure they don’t grow that in Switzerland.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 18, 2019 at 11:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Toblerone is good, but overrated. Target... 1,560 Views / 27 Replies  
Toblerone is good, but overrated.

Target also sells Ritter Sport. Give that a try.
You can also give Milka a try.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 18, 2019 at 09:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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