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I feel like I had CS5 longer than Mavericks. I... 13,346 Views / 97 Replies  
I feel like I had CS5 longer than Mavericks. I don't come close to stretching though.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Yesterday at 03:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm seeing quite a few of these start to give up... 195 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm seeing quite a few of these start to give up the ghost.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Nov 11, 2019 at 02:10 AM, in Marketplace
I had chilli with rice earlier and I usually... 400 Views / 29 Replies  
I had chilli with rice earlier and I usually grate some cheddar on top but didn't have any. I did have some truffled Pecorino and that was glorious as a substitute.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Nov 5, 2019 at 03:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
On next weeks episode of 'America down the... 222,937 Views / 2,461 Replies  
On next weeks episode of 'America down the toilet', the president founds The Trump Youth and helps train the first new 5-year-old recruits to stab Mexicans on the White House lawn....
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Nov 3, 2019 at 06:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The other day it occurred to me that Camembert... 400 Views / 29 Replies  
The other day it occurred to me that Camembert might be good in an omelette. I googled it and found a recipe for one with Camembert and Chorizo. Sounds amazing to me. Haven't got to trying it yet...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Nov 3, 2019 at 05:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Brexit Party are already talking about... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
The Brexit Party are already talking about stepping aside for the Tories so as not to risk the pro-leave majority.
The tories having billed this election as a public vote on the referendum are now...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 31, 2019 at 03:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Do we think there will be another event in the... 23,264 Views / 216 Replies  
Do we think there will be another event in the next month or so? We know there's a Mac Pro to release, and there seems to be mounting evidence of a new MacBook Pro too. New iPad Pro too?Pro event...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 31, 2019 at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I enjoyed that. 343 Views / 8 Replies  
I enjoyed that.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 29, 2019 at 08:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Theres also plenty of longstanding party... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
Theres also plenty of longstanding party tribalism in play and it doesn't follow the same lines as brexit tribalism.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 29, 2019 at 08:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No they won't. The problem is that people don't... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
No they won't. The problem is that people don't Trust Corbyn with the economy. He has declared intent to spend a ton of cash on public services, plus buying back pretty much everything the Tories...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 29, 2019 at 08:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I certainly hope they have a master plan. I... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
I certainly hope they have a master plan. I actually think they could gain unprecedented ground in an election if they do the right things, but I have no faith they would ever do those things because...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 28, 2019 at 10:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I hope he gets locked up like he clearly deserves... 343 Views / 8 Replies  
I hope he gets locked up like he clearly deserves to be.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 28, 2019 at 10:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The law is a complete ass if a sitting president... 2,984 Views / 61 Replies  
The law is a complete ass if a sitting president cannot be charged with a crime.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 28, 2019 at 05:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You didn't seriously believe he was going to make... 343 Views / 8 Replies  
You didn't seriously believe he was going to make America any better at all did you? "Make America Great Again" meant rounding up illegal latino immigrants and deporting them. Bonus "greatness" for...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 27, 2019 at 10:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Enough already, somebody needs to drag him into... 2,984 Views / 61 Replies  
Enough already, somebody needs to drag him into the street and burn him with napalm. I'll settle for a sniper though.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 26, 2019 at 10:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'll summarise what I can: Boris Johnson's... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
I'll summarise what I can:

Boris Johnson's new withdrawal deal is the same as Theresa Mays except worse. It puts a customs border in the Irish sea (which the DUP don't like), and has sneakily...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 26, 2019 at 10:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah Corbyn won't allow the GE until November 1st... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
Yeah Corbyn won't allow the GE until November 1st arrives and Brexit doesn't.
I really wish people would start repeating the mantra that another vote is the ONLY way to sort this mess out. Which is...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 23, 2019 at 06:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Interestingly the government made a big mistake.... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
Interestingly the government made a big mistake. Technically the new deal was voted on on Saturday. It was nodded through instead of a formal vote but that still counts apparently. The speaker of the...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 21, 2019 at 07:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Marmite is awesome. Try adding some to your... 73,447 Views / 397 Replies  
Marmite is awesome. Try adding some to your grilled cheese sandwich.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 21, 2019 at 06:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/DhgtfuBD... 23,037 Views / 312 Replies  
https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/DhgtfuBDt2SqjxWP.huge

The whole bottom section is a separate part. It sounds entirely likely its just clogged speaker grilles though. You'd be amazed the...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 20, 2019 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I heard his chief of staff confirmed Trump cut... 22,466 Views / 297 Replies  
I heard his chief of staff confirmed Trump cut aid to Ukraine to leverage his own election campaign agenda. That surely is enough to impeach him isn't it?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 17, 2019 at 06:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Was the syrup phone an iPhone? Because the bottom... 23,037 Views / 312 Replies  
Was the syrup phone an iPhone? Because the bottom section of most iPhones is a separate board and not that expensive to replace.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 16, 2019 at 10:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As a rule, any kind of small RAID box needs to... 1,422 Views / 26 Replies  
As a rule, any kind of small RAID box needs to have approved drives with approved firmware and while many of them claim they are happy with consumer/retail budget drives, there's a reason RAID drives...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 8, 2019 at 07:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I had a friend growing up who put enough malt... 1,131 Views / 15 Replies  
I had a friend growing up who put enough malt vinegar on his chips (fries to you) that the last few on the plate would float. Then he'd drink it off the plate like soup from a bowl.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 8, 2019 at 06:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Bakelite designed 1907, patented 1909. 11,552 Views / 212 Replies  
Bakelite designed 1907, patented 1909.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 8, 2019 at 06:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, only Republican presidents will get one from... 2,984 Views / 61 Replies  
No, only Republican presidents will get one from Trump supporters.

This is where the argument "they're all as bad as each other" had always fallen down. Republicans will let Republican politicians...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 29, 2019 at 12:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't think he can vote no confidence in... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
I don't think he can vote no confidence in himself, that would be resignation logically and since he has learned Trump's no shame superpower, he isn't going by his own choice. He's spent all day...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 25, 2019 at 09:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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FDU4dEUC1XQ
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 21, 2019 at 02:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Most leavers will regret leaving if they get it.... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
Most leavers will regret leaving if they get it. They won't wait for the supposed benefits to kick in before they lose patience, many of them won't even live that long anyway, even without our health...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 16, 2019 at 09:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The swamp has been a sewer for some time now. 22,466 Views / 297 Replies  
The swamp has been a sewer for some time now.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 14, 2019 at 08:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Radio 4 presenter (our equivalent of your NPR)... 222,937 Views / 2,461 Replies  
Radio 4 presenter (our equivalent of your NPR) couldn't help but laugh at how pathetic Trump has been over this whole debacle.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 14, 2019 at 08:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm not sure what a referendum vote will look... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
I'm not sure what a referendum vote will look like this time exactly but I heard some positive thoughts on the current status of things.

With the DUP diminished, a changed deal is possible for the...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 14, 2019 at 08:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You can do 96GB in the last Xserves. I know a guy... 23,264 Views / 216 Replies  
You can do 96GB in the last Xserves. I know a guy who flashed one with the Mac Pro 5,1 firmware to make it take 6 core CPUs so if the 8 core can score 26000 vs. a Mac Mini getting 27000, the 12 core...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 11, 2019 at 06:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In a three-way vote the Brexit vote gets split so... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
In a three-way vote the Brexit vote gets split so rather than a couple of points in it, you're likely to see a difference anywhere between 5-25% It should on paper be an easy remain win, which is...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 11, 2019 at 06:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Conventionally our referenda are legally binding... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
Conventionally our referenda are legally binding and the government is required to act on the result. This one wasn't and that was deliberate. It served to allay fears among remainers and therefore...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 11, 2019 at 06:06 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The remain grouping is already the largest.... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
The remain grouping is already the largest. Sortof. The issue is that only the party with the most votes gets first crack at forming a coalition government if none of them can form a majority by...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 8, 2019 at 08:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think you'll find the interface sluggish... 23,264 Views / 216 Replies  
I think you'll find the interface sluggish without a metal compatible GPU on Mojave. High Sierra should run just fine though, those things are plenty quick compared to some much newer gear. Some have...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 8, 2019 at 11:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
He'd be in breach come October 15th. He has to... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
He'd be in breach come October 15th. He has to ask the EU if we don't have a deal by then I think. Its not the 31st, I know that.
If Boris breaks the law he should swiftly end up in prison. Whether...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 8, 2019 at 11:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'd like to see a raft of loud, high profile... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
I'd like to see a raft of loud, high profile voices stating that the only way out of the impasse is another referendum with deal, no deal, remain. A legally binding one with a date included inside 6...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 6, 2019 at 02:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Get a 2009 Xserve. They go for peanuts and if you... 23,264 Views / 216 Replies  
Get a 2009 Xserve. They go for peanuts and if you want to fiddle with a dual socket one a bit you can slap a pair of 6 core Xeons in there. And you can add a PCI-E GPU or two as long as its not power...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 6, 2019 at 02:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is just typical conservative bullshit... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
This is just typical conservative bullshit rhetoric.

The EU didn't negotiate in bad faith. They've been 100% clear and up front about everything from the beginning. The one detail you are right...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 5, 2019 at 06:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No. They aren't. Basically every poll since the... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
No. They aren't. Basically every poll since the referendum has had remainers in the lead. Sometimes by a lot. At the time of the vote, a significant number of Brits living abroad who were promised a...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 31, 2019 at 06:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I actually thought the Queen could have said no... 4,066 Views / 80 Replies  
I actually thought the Queen could have said no and gotten away with it. I am of course disappointed she didn't.
The leavers would have gone mental if she did say no, but given what a shameless...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 30, 2019 at 05:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Drainpipe 11,552 Views / 212 Replies  
Drainpipe
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 26, 2019 at 05:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He figured he could make it the 51st state and... 22,466 Views / 297 Replies  
He figured he could make it the 51st state and rename it Trumpland. Then populate it with volunteer assholes and give it a shit ton of electoral college votes.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 24, 2019 at 07:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I really hope not. Though now I'm tempted... 22,466 Views / 297 Replies  
I really hope not.

Though now I'm tempted bulk buy some really tiny ones, paint 'Trump' on them with Lead-based gold paint and sell them described as "Uuuuge" for a silly price.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 19, 2019 at 04:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Strip and twist some fine copper wire, then leave... 11,552 Views / 212 Replies  
Strip and twist some fine copper wire, then leave it outside for a couple of days to dull the shine?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 15, 2019 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Get yourself an electric classic. ... 141,759 Views / 943 Replies  
Get yourself an electric classic.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48956000
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 13, 2019 at 06:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Transparent line is quite shiny and can refract... 11,552 Views / 212 Replies  
Transparent line is quite shiny and can refract and internally reflect light. Maybe a nice matte cotton will be less conspicuous in the shot. Bit flimsy though. Failing that could you disguise it as...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 13, 2019 at 06:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What sort of string are you using? Have you tried... 11,552 Views / 212 Replies  
What sort of string are you using? Have you tried transparent fishing line or black cotton to see if they show up?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 13, 2019 at 08:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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