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The date/time stamps confused me. Snow in June? 16,997 Views / 136 Replies  
The date/time stamps confused me. Snow in June?
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 19, 2020 at 09:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fair enough. But take it easy and get better. ... 23,907 Views / 273 Replies  
Fair enough. But take it easy and get better. I'm looking forward to more interesting props, locations, etc.
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 18, 2020 at 09:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Weird, but I'm glad you got it going. 471 Views / 8 Replies  
Weird, but I'm glad you got it going.
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 17, 2020 at 06:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wright certainly did push the move from Nouveau... 25,456 Views / 102 Replies  
Wright certainly did push the move from Nouveau to Deco in just about everything. With a fairly good dash of Arts and Crafts design thrown in. And I personally don't think of Wright as "overrated"...
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 17, 2020 at 01:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That sounds like it's gonna work then. ... 471 Views / 8 Replies  
That sounds like it's gonna work then.

Here's how I'd do it:
External boot to Win10, look at (and maybe adjust) the card settings, then (assuming the settings stick :\) boot into OS X and enjoy.
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 17, 2020 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, his draftsmanship is what many of us... 25,456 Views / 102 Replies  
Yeah, his draftsmanship is what many of us aspired to approach. At least back in the days of pencils and drawing boards. Crisp, yet still artistic; a study in the art of the line. Sigh.
...
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 16, 2020 at 10:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You probably missed that clogged nozzle because... 23,907 Views / 273 Replies  
You probably missed that clogged nozzle because you were coming down with the flu. Yes, that can be a thing. Before you notice that the large truck has slammed into you, your body is already...
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 16, 2020 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can Windows natively see all the Pro’s hardware? ... 471 Views / 8 Replies  
Can Windows natively see all the Pro’s hardware? Running Windows on my iMac (Boot Camp), I seemed to not be able to quite see all the hardware details, but I assume that was a function of the Apple...
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 16, 2020 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
From a practical standpoint, many of his... 25,456 Views / 102 Replies  
From a practical standpoint, many of his structures were far prettier than usable. Falling Water, for example, is lovely to behold, but not at all practical to live in.

From an artistic...
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 15, 2020 at 02:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds great! I've never gotten into the... 471 Views / 8 Replies  
Sounds great!

I've never gotten into the Pros. Cost was a primary factor at first, then that annoying question came up: "What will I do with all that computing power?" As in the stupid...
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 15, 2020 at 02:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
I’m picky about doughnuts. Enough so that I... 3,295 Views / 32 Replies  
I’m picky about doughnuts. Enough so that I actually fully spell the thing. ;)

I am mildly entertained by basic cake doughnuts, but without glaze or other toppings or coatings. On the other...
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 13, 2020 at 07:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Same here. I still have a Yahoo account, and a... 473 Views / 8 Replies  
Same here. I still have a Yahoo account, and a Southwestern Bell account, which are associated with a bunch of stuff I enrolled in long before Gmail arrived. And I’ve done the work to keep those...
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 13, 2020 at 07:43 PM, in Networking
Where I grew up, we had a small, local pizza shop... 1,721 Views / 78 Replies  
Where I grew up, we had a small, local pizza shop called Rosie’s. They made thin crust pizza with a variety of optional toppings, as far as I remember, they were “traditional” toppings. Their...
Posted by ghporter, on Feb 1, 2020 at 10:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Domino’s started in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the home... 1,721 Views / 78 Replies  
Domino’s started in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the home of the University of Michigan. College students and “food” is a complex subject, and I think it’s important to understand Domino’s roots vis-à-vis...
Posted by ghporter, on Jan 28, 2020 at 10:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't do sugar in coffee, but my wife does. So... 6,212 Views / 77 Replies  
I don't do sugar in coffee, but my wife does. So when I set up the pour-over, I put the sugar in first. The brew drips into the sugar and it mixes pretty well in the process. Then half-and-half...
Posted by ghporter, on Jan 23, 2020 at 07:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Our local grocery chain, H-E-B, has Italian made... 1,721 Views / 78 Replies  
Our local grocery chain, H-E-B, has Italian made frozen pizzas. We get the 4-cheese variety and add a few things: pepperoni, black olives and mushrooms, and a TON of "pizza cheese blend". It bakes...
Posted by ghporter, on Jan 23, 2020 at 07:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've found that iOS sometimes needs you to re-log... 3,199 Views / 18 Replies  
I've found that iOS sometimes needs you to re-log in to iCloud for it to work properly. Maybe iPad OS does too, but I have not had that be as noticeable.
Posted by ghporter, on Jan 23, 2020 at 07:21 PM, in macOS
On Friday it was misty-rainy here until mid-day,... 68,283 Views / 366 Replies  
On Friday it was misty-rainy here until mid-day, then it cleared up and got to the upper 60s. Saturday was a little damp in the morning, then cleared and dried out for the rest of the day. It...
Posted by ghporter, on Jan 19, 2020 at 01:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
All but the wimpiest model of Mustang has WAY... 83,895 Views / 525 Replies  
All but the wimpiest model of Mustang has WAY more power than it needs. Lots of low end, which isn't good when a newb tries to give it "just a little gas." It looks like that might have had a part...
Posted by ghporter, on Jan 6, 2020 at 09:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Go to the link turtle posted., Click on the... 3,577 Views / 26 Replies  
Go to the link turtle posted., Click on the “click here”.

Click on the FIFTH link on the page that opens up.

Scroll down to the “How To Completely Hide” heading. Follow the instructions there....
Posted by ghporter, on Jan 5, 2020 at 10:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple tends to throw so much into new OS releases... 3,577 Views / 26 Replies  
Apple tends to throw so much into new OS releases that it’s hard to find controls and options for some stuff - even old stuff. This one was merely a mild annoyance for me, but those silly “talking...
Posted by ghporter, on Jan 4, 2020 at 10:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The other creepy images make it look like ol'... 1,634 Views / 13 Replies  
The other creepy images make it look like ol' Santa's had some "interesting substances." I think I prefer Mad Santa to Stoned Santa.
Posted by ghporter, on Jan 2, 2020 at 09:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you're comfortable with Terminal, you can use... 1,635 Views / 1 Replies  
If you're comfortable with Terminal, you can use the Touch command (https://ss64.com/osx/touch.html). It lets you tinker with a number of file and folder attributes, including dates and times.
Posted by ghporter, on Jan 2, 2020 at 09:01 PM, in macOS
Have you tried "forgetting" the Magic Keyboard? ... 2,396 Views / 5 Replies  
Have you tried "forgetting" the Magic Keyboard?

Look in the laptop's Settings under Bluetooth. Delete that keyboard, exit out of Settings, then re-add the keyboard.
Posted by ghporter, on Jan 2, 2020 at 08:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Avery, the label people, provide templates for... 2,850 Views / 6 Replies  
Avery, the label people, provide templates for all (or at least most) of their products, free of charge. Most of those are available as Pages templates. Look HERE ( https://www.avery.com/templates)...
Posted by ghporter, on Jan 1, 2020 at 07:52 PM, in Applications
I particularly like the subtitles for the hippo... 23,907 Views / 273 Replies  
I particularly like the subtitles for the hippo and pool tax items. :D

The grammar in the lead story's headline is great. What passes as "headline grammar" today has probably been a driving force...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 30, 2019 at 08:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I got one specifically to make it an AirPrint... 1,308 Views / 5 Replies  
I got one specifically to make it an AirPrint server. It worked great. Except my laser printer needed an Intel-only driver, and since the Raspberry Pi has an ARM processor, that didn’t work out. I...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 29, 2019 at 12:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's been quite warm here lately, too. Highs in... 68,283 Views / 366 Replies  
It's been quite warm here lately, too. Highs in the upper 60s to low 70s, lows in the 50s this past week; not what you'd call seasonal.

On the other hand, we've had some pretty wide swings too. ...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 28, 2019 at 09:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One term for that “structure” on an airplane is... 83,895 Views / 525 Replies  
One term for that “structure” on an airplane is “honey pot”. Because it’s the opposite of anything sweet or nice... Just sayin’.
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 19, 2019 at 09:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Antibiotics like Augmentin not only kill the bugs... 38,016 Views / 373 Replies  
Antibiotics like Augmentin not only kill the bugs themselves, they recruit the body’s immune system to “downshift” and work harder. That takes extra energy, and the metabolic energy for that comes...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 17, 2019 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I use the Win7 machine for very little. I’ll get... 4,597 Views / 5 Replies  
I use the Win7 machine for very little. I’ll get around to the upgrade when I don’t have a bunch of other projects taking up my time.
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 17, 2019 at 08:08 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
It’s not about how many cows there are (the USDA... 2,089 Views / 12 Replies  
It’s not about how many cows there are (the USDA says ( https://www.nass.usda.gov/Charts_and_Maps/Cattle/inv.php) that number has been declining over the last few years). It’s about how “efficiency”...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 15, 2019 at 05:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
All lane changes must be done “safely,” and I... 6,904 Views / 81 Replies  
All lane changes must be done “safely,” and I think this is the key for driver training courses banning lane changes in an intersection.

For a new driver, intersections can be pretty confusing, so...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 14, 2019 at 11:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
After actually investigating the continuity issue... 23,907 Views / 273 Replies  
After actually investigating the continuity issue with Kirk’s blood stain in Star Trek II, it’s just not possible to depend on something that’s supposed to soak through actually doing it the same way...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 14, 2019 at 10:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Changing lanes in an intersection is not... 6,904 Views / 81 Replies  
Changing lanes in an intersection is not mentioned anywhere in the Uniform Vehicle Code, going back as far as 1965.

I too was taught that this wasn’t kosher, but I can’t find any solid reference...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 13, 2019 at 06:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1. If everybody plays nice, roundabouts are... 6,904 Views / 81 Replies  
1. If everybody plays nice, roundabouts are safer.

2. If the roundabout is properly sized for both the traffic and the posted speed of the streets involved, they do not slow traffic throughput...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 13, 2019 at 10:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is really on-topic, at least a little. ... 2,561 Views / 15 Replies  
This is really on-topic, at least a little.

My son introduced me to a metal group called Rammsstein a while back. OK, quite a while back. Their lead singer sounds like a Klingon who gargles...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 11, 2019 at 12:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We’re probably going to have three cases between... 2,561 Views / 15 Replies  
We’re probably going to have three cases between the two of us, but all of our suitcases are “all wheel caster” types, that can just roll along upright if you like. They’ve been very convenient in...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 9, 2019 at 06:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Windows likes to default to silly stuff, so I... 4,597 Views / 5 Replies  
Windows likes to default to silly stuff, so I agree with reader50’s suggestion.

I too am not sure how to do this with Win10; I haven’t yet upgraded my only Windows box to Win10 yet, and I’m not...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 9, 2019 at 06:29 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
We do the same thing with corn chips. We roll... 46,242 Views / 353 Replies  
We do the same thing with corn chips. We roll the tops of the bags over and close them with one of those spring clip thingies, which helps the chips stay fresh. Once we get far enough into the bag,...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 8, 2019 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We went to pour over brewing to reduce the clean... 6,212 Views / 77 Replies  
We went to pour over brewing to reduce the clean up we had to do with every other coffee maker we had ever used.

Keurig style cups are handy, but costly and not very eco-friendly, so we got...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 8, 2019 at 03:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Rail Travel in Europe and England - Questions 2,561 Views / 15 Replies  
Next spring, my wife and I are going on a dream vacation. We’re taking a two week cruise from Florida to Spain, and returning to the states on a cruise from England to New York. We’ll be getting...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 8, 2019 at 01:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t use sugar, and I do use half and half. ... 6,212 Views / 77 Replies  
I don’t use sugar, and I do use half and half. How much? “Enough.” I really don’t measure it.

Most of the time I go for a medium brown color once the stuff is mixed in, but with stronger...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 8, 2019 at 12:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep. I use scissors on all sorts of things,... 46,242 Views / 353 Replies  
Yep. I use scissors on all sorts of things, cereal inner bags included. And especially "tear here" packages. These typically do NOT open the package in an acceptable manner, and I'm more likely to...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 7, 2019 at 11:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s what I got: the Zagg Rugged Messenger. ... 2,238 Views / 6 Replies  
Here’s what I got: the Zagg Rugged Messenger.
...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 3, 2019 at 07:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The parking surface is most definitely sloped,... 83,895 Views / 525 Replies  
The parking surface is most definitely sloped, and it’s extremely obvious when you’re on it.

I use my parking brake (lever or button-operated) as a matter of course, but I am particularly...
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 2, 2019 at 09:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
See if this article (... 1,623 Views / 5 Replies  
See if this article ( https://appleinsider.com/articles/18/02/08/how-to-download-old-versions-of-apps-from-the-app-store-on-an-older-iphone-or-ipad-that-cant-run-ios-11) helps.
Posted by ghporter, on Dec 1, 2019 at 09:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Obviously it wasn't supposed to be upside... 83,895 Views / 525 Replies  
Obviously it wasn't supposed to be upside down...and I don't see why it showed up that way.
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 29, 2019 at 07:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s a minor oops... ... 83,895 Views / 525 Replies  
Here’s a minor oops...

http://www.ghporter.com/PubPics/ParkOops.jpg

This was from my hotel room in July. There was some sort of conference going on - that I wasn’t part of - and there was a...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 29, 2019 at 04:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There was a lot of work done to not portray Fred... 2,423 Views / 3 Replies  
There was a lot of work done to not portray Fred Rogers as a caricature. You're right - Hanks didn't sound like Fred Rogers. But he sounded more like him than a parody of Fred because of the...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 27, 2019 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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