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In case you needed more definitive proof that the... 275,863 Views / 1,166 Replies  
In case you needed more definitive proof that the end times are upon us...
This is now a thing.
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Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 09:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No more HBO streaming on older AppleTVs 61 Views / 0 Replies  
Per MacRumors, (https://www.macrumors.com/2020/04/08/hbo-go-now-being-discontinued-on-apple-tv-2-3/)HBO Go and HBO Now will no longer work on 2nd and 3rd gen AppleTVs after April 30.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Have you tried teaching it a new fingerprint in... 1,202 Views / 34 Replies  
Have you tried teaching it a new fingerprint in that orientation?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 11:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Or, y'know, planned ahead and made masks from... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Or, y'know, planned ahead and made masks from those rolls of paper towels tossed at them.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 08:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Or, Trump-friendly states. 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Or, Trump-friendly states.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 07:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
RIP John Prine 50 Views / 0 Replies  
John Prine has died from complications due to coronavirus. (https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country/john-prine-obit-253684/) He was 73.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 07:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apparently, the feds are confiscating PPE... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Apparently, the feds are confiscating PPE shipments ordered by states and municipalities. (https://franklinreporter.com/feds-take-all-of-countys-35000-mask-order-targeted-for-health-care-workers/)...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 7, 2020 at 09:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In MAGA world, though, this is the best of times.... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
In MAGA world, though, this is the best of times. You can be a proud coal-rolling, stars-n-bars-waving, white-is-right, fascist in public now. Brown people are living in fear. We’re building das...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 7, 2020 at 05:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Happy National Beer Day! 118 Views / 1 Replies  
Cheers!

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-RqWoOZyj1Tw/TxIiLaJZLnI/AAAAAAAAAt0/685j0bwzBig/s1600/Bells_Two_Hearted_Full.jpg
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 7, 2020 at 08:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Beats me. I can’t stand white on black text. It... 153,314 Views / 629 Replies  
Beats me. I can’t stand white on black text. It vibrates and gives me a headache. That said, staring at a bright white screen is pretty much like staring at a lightbulb. So :confused:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 6, 2020 at 11:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone else struck by the irony of Boris now... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Anyone else struck by the irony of Boris now depending on the NHS to save his life?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 6, 2020 at 08:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks like BoJo has been hospitalized. 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Looks like BoJo has been hospitalized.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 6, 2020 at 11:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just popping in here to point out the door of the... 275,863 Views / 1,166 Replies  
Just popping in here to point out the door of the Politics/War Lounge over there (https://forums.macnn.com/forumdisplay.php?f=95)...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 6, 2020 at 10:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My local coffee shop is still open, thankfully.... 8,795 Views / 100 Replies  
My local coffee shop is still open, thankfully. You can't go in, obviously, and you can't just walk up and place an order. You place your order online, giving them the time you want to pick it up and...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 5, 2020 at 07:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. That bit of paranoia about 5G has been... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Yeah. That bit of paranoia about 5G has been popping up in the conspiracy/q-anon crowds lately. It's scary how so many people seem so eager to believe bonkers crap like that.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 4, 2020 at 08:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
A navy hospital ship that was obviously there for... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
A navy hospital ship that was obviously there for dark, nefarious reasons, no less.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 2, 2020 at 09:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In other news, this happened in L.A.... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
In other news, this happened in L.A. (https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-military/2020/04/02/train-engineer-intentionally-derails-locomotive-near-hospital-ship-says-usns-mercy-was-suspicious/) I've...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 2, 2020 at 09:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Here in Indianapolis, Eli Lilly is providing... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Here in Indianapolis, Eli Lilly is providing testing, but only to healthcare workers with a doctor's order. And doctors are not blithely handing out orders. Other than that, it's pretty much as you...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 2, 2020 at 09:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Has anyone here been able to be tested yet? 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Has anyone here been able to be tested yet?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 2, 2020 at 09:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
RIP Adam Schlesinger 259 Views / 1 Replies  
Adam Schlesinger from Fountains of Wayne has died due to complications from coronavirus. (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/arts/music/adam-schlesinger-dead-coronavirus.html) He was 52.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 2, 2020 at 08:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hobby Lobby quietly attempts re-opening stores in... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Hobby Lobby quietly attempts re-opening stores in defiance of states' shutdown orders. (https://www.businessinsider.com/hobby-lobby-reopened-stores-in-states-with-coronavirus-lockdowns-2020-3)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 2, 2020 at 06:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
- D.J.T. during conference call with US... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
- D.J.T. during conference call with US governors, 3/30/2020

https://twitter.com/maddowblog/status/1244811571194482689
Posted by Thorzdad, on Apr 1, 2020 at 08:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
As I've mentioned before, my wife works as... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
As I've mentioned before, my wife works as administrator at a home healthcare service. Poop is now starting to hit the fan there, as clients are starting to cancel service out of concern for people...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 31, 2020 at 01:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
New gold toilets for Mar-a-Lago! 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
New gold toilets for Mar-a-Lago!
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 30, 2020 at 05:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It appears Trump has given-up on his Easter... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
It appears Trump has given-up on his Easter deadline and extended things to the end of April. He also signed the bailout deal, but not without issuing a signing statement saying he won't comply with...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 30, 2020 at 02:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
On Friday, the NY Times front page included a... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
On Friday, the NY Times front page included a visualization (https://static01.nyt.com/images/2020/03/27/nytfrontpage/scannat.pdf) of how unemployment claims have escalated during the COVID-19...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 30, 2020 at 07:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I spoke with my cousin in San Francisco again. He... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
I spoke with my cousin in San Francisco again. He tells me that the powers-that-be had a change of heart and the weed stores are open. He also said that both liquor stores and the weed stores are...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 29, 2020 at 03:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My experience way back when I was in high school... 153,314 Views / 629 Replies  
My experience way back when I was in high school was more that classes were short in length, so the teacher was always crammed for time to fit even the thinnest lesson in, so they were always running...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 29, 2020 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Euchre? 526 Views / 1 Replies  
We often get together with another couple and place euchre. Of course, getting together isn't possible right now, so we'd like to try using an iOS app to play, but I'm having a hard time finding a...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 28, 2020 at 10:49 AM, in iOS Apps
I’d love to see it, but I’m not real keen on... 422 Views / 7 Replies  
I’d love to see it, but I’m not real keen on subscribing to yet another damned streaming service. It’s getting kind of ridiculous.
(Picard was only available in the US via CBS' own streaming...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 28, 2020 at 09:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Made cinnamon rolls from scratch for breakfast... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Made cinnamon rolls from scratch for breakfast today.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 28, 2020 at 09:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
We got both the al pastor and chorizo tacos. They... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
We got both the al pastor and chorizo tacos. They were delicious. They came with this creamy green hot sauce that was extremely hot and really fantastic. I’d love to have a tub of that stuff (or,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 27, 2020 at 09:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
White House uses coronavirus as excuse to put EPA... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
White House uses coronavirus as excuse to put EPA enforcement on hold. (https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/03/white-house-suspends-environmental-protection-citing-coronavirus/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 27, 2020 at 01:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here in Indiana... • Officially, there have... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Here in Indiana...
• Officially, there have been 17 deaths. At this time last week, we had 7.
• The Indy 500 has been tentatively postponed until Aug. 23
• It's, unexpectedly, been really hard...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 27, 2020 at 08:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Eerily beautiful drone video of downtown San... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Eerily beautiful drone video of downtown San Francisco.
I have a cousin who lives in the city, and this is exactly how he describes the scene there, right now.
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Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 26, 2020 at 09:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Feds decline to release list of 147 nursing homes... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Feds decline to release list of 147 nursing homes hit by COVID-19. (https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/03/feds-decline-to-release-list-of-147-nursing-homes-stricken-by-coronavirus/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 26, 2020 at 08:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I've been making a batch of biscotti about once... 4,822 Views / 42 Replies  
I've been making a batch of biscotti about once every week-and-a-half or so. The last batch was chocolate hazelnut. It's not exactly dessert, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 26, 2020 at 08:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Japan and the IOC have announced the 2020... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Japan and the IOC have announced the 2020 Olympics will be put off by at least a year.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 24, 2020 at 11:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: InDOT here has a website where you can call-up... 1,202 Views / 34 Replies  
InDOT here has a website where you can call-up the traffic cams posted along the interstates. They look so empty right now. True, it's a Sunday, but they're usually pretty busy even then. It will be...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 22, 2020 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Effin' snowing here at the moment. It's not going... 75,118 Views / 373 Replies  
Effin' snowing here at the moment. It's not going to stick, but still.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 22, 2020 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The current assistance plan being considered in... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
The current assistance plan being considered in the US penalizes people who are so poor they don't file income taxes. They'll get less assistance than someone making 50k/year.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 20, 2020 at 07:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Must have been much more than the balljoint,... 1,202 Views / 34 Replies  
Must have been much more than the balljoint, then. They relieved us of far more than a couple hundred.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 20, 2020 at 01:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was channel-surfing last night and landed on a... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
I was channel-surfing last night and landed on a live broadcast of the US Figure Skating Championships, from North Carolina. I was actually kind of shocked to see a live sporting event, complete with...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 20, 2020 at 12:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: She was out running an errand for her office.... 1,202 Views / 34 Replies  
She was out running an errand for her office. Sitting at a red light, waiting to turn left. The light changed, she accelerated, heard a loud *THUNK* and the car stopped accelerating. A passerby...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 20, 2020 at 07:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Senator Dumped Up to $1.6 Million of Stock After... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Senator Dumped Up to $1.6 Million of Stock After Reassuring Public About Coronavirus Preparedness...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 19, 2020 at 05:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: One of the axles broke on my wife’s Honda... 1,202 Views / 34 Replies  
One of the axles broke on my wife’s Honda yesterday. Looks like our emergency funds will be a bit smaller than we planned.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 19, 2020 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Was listening to an interview yesterday with a... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Was listening to an interview yesterday with a person who studies pandemics and the like, and she said her biggest concern was that (discounting Australia) coronavirus is only now beginning to tiptoe...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 19, 2020 at 01:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks like the govt. is planning for this to last... 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
Looks like the govt. is planning for this to last at least 18 months, with multiple waves sweeping through. (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/us/politics/trump-coronavirus-plan.html)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 19, 2020 at 10:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Here's an overview of the new MBA.... 739 Views / 5 Replies  
Here's an overview of the new MBA. (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/03/apple-updates-the-macbook-air-with-non-butterfly-keyboard-and-999-starting-price/) It's definitely compelling.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 19, 2020 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The Jenny McCarthy Gambit. 6,388 Views / 301 Replies  
The Jenny McCarthy Gambit.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Mar 19, 2020 at 08:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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