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Did the White House ever release a statement in... 22,084 Views / 285 Replies  
Did the White House ever release a statement in regards to American citizens being attacked by Turkish security?
Posted by olePigeon, on May 19, 2017 at 12:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
We were able to do that only a couple times. My... 913 Views / 32 Replies  
We were able to do that only a couple times. My gaming group is personally responsible for several rules at our local Lyons restaurant:

Each individual must purchase at least one item.
Water is...
Posted by olePigeon, on Apr 21, 2017 at 03:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Everyone knows it was all about reading on the... 913 Views / 32 Replies  
Everyone knows it was all about reading on the bus your original AD&D Dungeon Master's Guide with the huge demon on it, watching the old lady squirming in her seat as she glances fearfully at you.
Posted by olePigeon, on Apr 21, 2017 at 03:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The current line of games are a continuation of... 913 Views / 32 Replies  
The current line of games are a continuation of the original D&D box set. AD&D was an offshoot, and only had 2 editions, 2.5 if you count the Ultimate Cheese books as their own edition since they...
Posted by olePigeon, on Mar 28, 2017 at 05:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Simply getting kicked in the nuts is an upgrade... 913 Views / 32 Replies  
Simply getting kicked in the nuts is an upgrade from 4e. 5e seems like it's really just 2e with fixes. I wonder if they found the underwater combat rules that were conspicuously missing from the...
Posted by olePigeon, on Mar 28, 2017 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd be keen to know his opinions. Please do, if... 24,068 Views / 275 Replies  
I'd be keen to know his opinions. Please do, if he's willing.
Posted by olePigeon, on Mar 18, 2017 at 01:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Executive orders have the full force of law,... 24,068 Views / 275 Replies  
Executive orders have the full force of law, based on the authority derived from statute or the Constitution itself.

/pedant/ ;)
Posted by olePigeon, on Mar 17, 2017 at 11:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oops, sorry. You're correct. I thought I read... 24,068 Views / 275 Replies  
Oops, sorry. You're correct. I thought I read SCOTUS.

Also, upon further Googling, Executive Orders (like all other laws) are subject to Judicial review. So this particular executive order is...
Posted by olePigeon, on Mar 16, 2017 at 08:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Also, in regards to the first suspension, the... 24,068 Views / 275 Replies  
Also, in regards to the first suspension, the Supreme Court unanimously agreed with the District Court's actions and ruling, stating, "There is no precedent to support this claimed unreviewability,...
Posted by olePigeon, on Mar 16, 2017 at 06:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The judges aren't imposing personal opinion in... 24,068 Views / 275 Replies  
The judges aren't imposing personal opinion in place of Federal law, they exercise judicial opinion in interpreting the law, and explain the conclusion based on (and listing thereof) the relevant...
Posted by olePigeon, on Mar 16, 2017 at 06:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I simply quoted a summary of the law in question.... 24,068 Views / 275 Replies  
I simply quoted a summary of the law in question. The Visa Waiver Program allows persons from specific countries to visit the United States without a visa for a period of up to 90 days. H.R. 158...
Posted by olePigeon, on Mar 16, 2017 at 02:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The 2015 bill did not create an outright ban on... 24,068 Views / 275 Replies  
The 2015 bill did not create an outright ban on entry into the U.S. from designated countries. It only prevented people without visas from visiting the country, which is normally permitted for up to...
Posted by olePigeon, on Mar 16, 2017 at 01:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The judge's job is to determine if the executive... 24,068 Views / 275 Replies  
The judge's job is to determine if the executive order is lawful. It is not his job to guess who may or may not be terrorists.

Furthermore, what evidence do you have that supports your assertion...
Posted by olePigeon, on Mar 16, 2017 at 11:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So, it requires people with pre-existing... 94,239 Views / 833 Replies  
So, it requires people with pre-existing conditions are covered but simultaneously does not require people to have health insurance. It also does a universal flat tax credit instead of one based on...
Posted by olePigeon, on Mar 7, 2017 at 01:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If they want to keep pre-existing conditions... 94,239 Views / 833 Replies  
If they want to keep pre-existing conditions clause and the over 18 clause, then it requires that everyone pays into the system. This can be either through a mandatory tax on everyone or a...
Posted by olePigeon, on Feb 14, 2017 at 04:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Keep in mind that in many states you don't need a... 2,014 Views / 39 Replies  
Keep in mind that in many states you don't need a license for a shotgun or breech load rifle. They're both easy to load and useful for self defense, sport, and hunting.
Posted by olePigeon, on Feb 3, 2017 at 11:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Could be if you're a Trump supporter and you live... 763 Views / 11 Replies  
Could be if you're a Trump supporter and you live in Flint, Michigan.
Posted by olePigeon, on Feb 2, 2017 at 07:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 was... 24,068 Views / 275 Replies  
Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 was attached as a rider to a "must pass" omnibus spending bill and did not create an outright ban on entry into the U.S. from designated countries.

It also...
Posted by olePigeon, on Feb 2, 2017 at 04:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't think you'll get an answer, so I'll... 94,239 Views / 833 Replies  
I don't think you'll get an answer, so I'll answer for them: "Yes, it frightens me, especially if I'm a woman, but I can't say otherwise because of political tribalism."
Posted by olePigeon, on Jan 10, 2017 at 05:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. has accepted a... 37,737 Views / 591 Replies  
Anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. has accepted a position within the Trump administration, where he will chair a group evaluating vaccine safety and scientific integrity.
Posted by olePigeon, on Jan 10, 2017 at 05:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I just want to say, we're all counting on you. 4,082 Views / 124 Replies  
I just want to say, we're all counting on you.
Posted by olePigeon, on Aug 19, 2015 at 11:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You should contact the Post Master, they take... 616 Views / 9 Replies  
You should contact the Post Master, they take that stuff very seriously, especially with repeat missing items.
Posted by olePigeon, on Jan 16, 2014 at 03:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've actually seen Diabolik thanks to MST3K. :) 406 Views / 5 Replies  
I've actually seen Diabolik thanks to MST3K. :)
Posted by olePigeon, on Jan 16, 2014 at 03:00 PM, in Mac News
I think it looks pretty. 1,350 Views / 39 Replies  
I think it looks pretty.
Posted by olePigeon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 03:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope, that was Robocop. 1,926 Views / 58 Replies  
Nope, that was Robocop.
Posted by olePigeon, on Sep 16, 2013 at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm copyrighting grocery lists that put frozen... 858 Views / 19 Replies  
I'm copyrighting grocery lists that put frozen and dairy near the end of the list.
Posted by olePigeon, on Sep 16, 2013 at 04:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Utilize your "speech" and donate $100 to a police... 1,088 Views / 21 Replies  
Utilize your "speech" and donate $100 to a police officer to convince him that a $280 ticket is a bad idea.
Posted by olePigeon, on Sep 16, 2013 at 03:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In a state like Texas where everyone is packing... 1,269 Views / 52 Replies  
In a state like Texas where everyone is packing heat, all you have to do is shoot them and make up some bullshit story about how they were going for their gun and you felt threatened. If it's a gang...
Posted by olePigeon, on Jul 24, 2013 at 07:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
By the way, if you want to see the future of the... 1,800 Views / 64 Replies  
By the way, if you want to see the future of the labor and manufacturing markets, check out North Carolina. Siemens is bringing over Germany's unbelievably awesome vocational school program. I've...
Posted by olePigeon, on Jul 24, 2013 at 07:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They're sort of getting jobs. What they're going... 1,800 Views / 64 Replies  
They're sort of getting jobs. What they're going to get is a ton of 30-hour or less positions without healthcare, retirement, maternity leave, or child care, payed at Federal minimum wage, in an...
Posted by olePigeon, on Jul 24, 2013 at 07:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does this legalize gang fights? 1,269 Views / 52 Replies  
Does this legalize gang fights?
Posted by olePigeon, on Jul 24, 2013 at 06:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Time to ramp up advertising of mail-in balloting. 64,943 Views / 1,260 Replies  
Time to ramp up advertising of mail-in balloting.
Posted by olePigeon, on Jul 24, 2013 at 06:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Henry Weinhard is my favorite brand of root beer. 882 Views / 13 Replies  
Henry Weinhard is my favorite brand of root beer.
Posted by olePigeon, on Jul 11, 2013 at 06:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
shifuimam has a good point. If you have some... 1,109 Views / 39 Replies  
shifuimam has a good point. If you have some expensive Windows apps, there's no reason why you can't also install Windows on your Mac until you can buy (if you even need to) a native Mac equivalent...
Posted by olePigeon, on Jul 3, 2013 at 09:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Garage Band shipped with your computer. You... 1,109 Views / 39 Replies  
Garage Band shipped with your computer. You should give that a try. Sounds like the right app for what you want to do.
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 24, 2013 at 02:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes and yes. Alternating between bad CG versions... 7,957 Views / 96 Replies  
Yes and yes. Alternating between bad CG versions of characters and the real actors between cut scenes was just painful.

I'm sick of paying $12.50 for a film with a $200M+ budget that has the...
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 24, 2013 at 02:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Movie was good, CG was shit. 7,957 Views / 96 Replies  
Movie was good, CG was shit.
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 19, 2013 at 05:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How much after you upgrade from tupperware to... 37,254 Views / 641 Replies  
How much after you upgrade from tupperware to aluminum, add carbon fiber, and replace the vinyl for leather?
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 19, 2013 at 05:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What Waragainstsleep said. 808 Views / 12 Replies  
What Waragainstsleep said.
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 19, 2013 at 05:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apparently the hardware is no different than the... 4,848 Views / 157 Replies  
Apparently the hardware is no different than the consumer graphics card at 1/10th the cost, but what you're buying is a guarantee on the drivers and that your software will work with it. Sort of...
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 12, 2013 at 11:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Forced air and vents built into the rails. ... 4,848 Views / 157 Replies  
Forced air and vents built into the rails. What's the problem? I'm sure there'll be a solution. I'm not sure why we're all making decisions at the moment. Why don't we wait and see?
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 10, 2013 at 05:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They won't rack horizontally, anyway. I've seen... 4,848 Views / 157 Replies  
They won't rack horizontally, anyway. I've seen adapters that rack the old Mac Pro vertically, why can't you do the same with the new Mac Pro mini? It's certainly a lot smaller than the old one.
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 10, 2013 at 05:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, PCIe. No, they don't work on the new Mac... 4,848 Views / 157 Replies  
Yes, PCIe. No, they don't work on the new Mac Pro. I'm guessing they didn't expect such a radicle change in form factor. Kinda sucks for them.
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 10, 2013 at 05:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wut?[/QUOTE] He must be British. You have... 4,848 Views / 157 Replies  
Wut?[/QUOTE]

He must be British. You have to work out the rhyme for it to make sense... GL racking, ok. Um. That's... trimming hedges. Barney is Barney Rubble, rhymes with trouble. Package...
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 10, 2013 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, a couple weeks ago Saphire announced Mac... 4,848 Views / 157 Replies  
Well, a couple weeks ago Saphire announced Mac Edition video cards, and just now EVGA announced Mac Editions of their GTX cards. Seems to me it's definitely a possibility.

Also, seems like an...
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 10, 2013 at 04:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, looking at the design and the ability to... 4,848 Views / 157 Replies  
Also, looking at the design and the ability to remove the case with the button, I have to wonder how not-upgradable those video cards are. It could just be a non-standard form factor, but if it's...
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 10, 2013 at 04:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thunderbolt is your PCIe bus. If you want to... 4,848 Views / 157 Replies  
Thunderbolt is your PCIe bus. If you want to upgrade the video card, you connect one to the Thunderbolt port. Likewise with storage.
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 10, 2013 at 04:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like Shaddim's getting a new toy. :P 4,848 Views / 157 Replies  
Looks like Shaddim's getting a new toy. :P
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 10, 2013 at 02:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Backlit ports. That's bananas! :D I guess... 4,848 Views / 157 Replies  
Backlit ports. That's bananas! :D

I guess they're using their new manufacturing plant. This is exciting.
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 10, 2013 at 02:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, I think they're naming it after California... 4,848 Views / 157 Replies  
No, I think they're naming it after California beaches. Ooo, we could see the return of Pismo. :P
Posted by olePigeon, on Jun 10, 2013 at 01:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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