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If you plan is to live in the house, you should... 578 Views / 59 Replies  
If you plan is to live in the house, you should do so for more than a year. If you lived in a house for two (not necessarily consecutive) years of the five years leading up to the sale it qualifies...
Posted by nonhuman, on Dec 11, 2012 at 08:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The Chinese government is not only allowing, but,... 124 Views / 5 Replies  
The Chinese government is not only allowing, but, to some extent, encouraging these protests. My assumption is that it is, at least partially, to provide a 'safe' outlet for the Chinese people's...
Posted by nonhuman, on Sep 18, 2012 at 03:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Mine's already ordered and should be arriving on... 1,709 Views / 126 Replies  
Mine's already ordered and should be arriving on the 21st. Suckers! :D
Posted by nonhuman, on Sep 13, 2012 at 11:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I recently heard an excellent hypothesis... 1,677 Views / 164 Replies  
I recently heard an excellent hypothesis regarding this on the Dianne Rehm show. I don't remember who the guest was, but his idea was that during the Clinton administration, the Republicans in...
Posted by nonhuman, on Sep 11, 2012 at 07:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: WHY THE HELL IS MY MACBOOK AIR NOT CALLED A... 1,709 Views / 126 Replies  
WHY THE HELL IS MY MACBOOK AIR NOT CALLED A MACBOOK AIR 3?!?
Posted by nonhuman, on Sep 5, 2012 at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: One's our old condo that we rented out rather... 1,692 Views / 205 Replies  
One's our old condo that we rented out rather than selling when we left Boston. And the newest is a foreclosure in rural Illinois that's costing me less than my current commute from DC to Baltimore.
Posted by nonhuman, on Sep 1, 2012 at 05:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
By ordering the assassination (sorry, 'targeted... 2,977 Views / 258 Replies  
By ordering the assassination (sorry, 'targeted killing') of US citizens.
Posted by nonhuman, on Sep 1, 2012 at 05:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: I make vastly more money than I did four years... 1,692 Views / 205 Replies  
I make vastly more money than I did four years ago, and I just bought my third home. So... yes.
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 31, 2012 at 07:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
They're important because they give you cold,... 1,677 Views / 164 Replies  
They're important because they give you cold, hard facts about the person you're considering voting for. That's something we otherwise don't really get during a campaign. They tell you something...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 28, 2012 at 06:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Mitt Romney was my governor for 3-ish years. I... 1,677 Views / 164 Replies  
Mitt Romney was my governor for 3-ish years. I think he actually did pretty well as governor of Massachusetts, though I was opposed to his health care plan then as I am to Obama's now. (Though, for...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 28, 2012 at 06:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Some simple examples are investing in someone... 920 Views / 80 Replies  
Some simple examples are investing in someone else's existing business or buying a home, but those both require a fair amount of up-front capital in most cases.

Any time you buy something,...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 20, 2012 at 09:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Anyone is capable of starting a business, so yes,... 920 Views / 80 Replies  
Anyone is capable of starting a business, so yes, anyone is capable of having capital gains income. It's not just 'rich' people who do these things, especially not now that the internet has made it...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 19, 2012 at 04:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
<pre>___0.999 = 1</pre> That's really all you... 769 Views / 12 Replies  
<pre>___0.999 = 1</pre>
That's really all you need to know.
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, don't worry. It already has nudity:... 387 Views / 25 Replies  
Oh, don't worry. It already has nudity: http://popwatch.ew.com/2012/08/02/water-polo-nbc/
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 9, 2012 at 01:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can pay for Gmail if you want, by getting a... 424 Views / 17 Replies  
You can pay for Gmail if you want, by getting a business account. I don't see how paying for something has any effect on its security.
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 3, 2012 at 09:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Do you need HIPPA compliance? I sure don't. I'd... 424 Views / 17 Replies  
Do you need HIPPA compliance? I sure don't. I'd assume that it adds an extra level of complexity and cost that simply isn't justified considering the small minority of users who actually need it.
...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 3, 2012 at 08:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Don't use a special domain for mobile. Just serve... 304 Views / 11 Replies  
Don't use a special domain for mobile. Just serve mobile content for mobile browsers. That way the exact same link will always work regardless of what browser you type/paste it into.
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 2, 2012 at 03:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And this hurts you how? How is Google using an... 424 Views / 17 Replies  
And this hurts you how? How is Google using an algorithm to parse your email for keywords riskier than putting all of your email in the hands of whatever underpaid IT employee you might hire to...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 2, 2012 at 10:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A couple days late, but my 2¢: Gmail wins.... 424 Views / 17 Replies  
A couple days late, but my 2¢:

Gmail wins. Hands down. I've been using it exclusively for my personal mail since the early 00s. I use it for my business, and I recently helped my dad transition...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 2, 2012 at 09:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well... With Windows 8 Microsoft did put Windows... 887 Views / 33 Replies  
Well... With Windows 8 Microsoft did put Windows in your Windows so you can use Windows while you use Windows...
Posted by nonhuman, on Aug 1, 2012 at 12:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Alternatively... ventilation? 547 Views / 11 Replies  
Alternatively... ventilation?
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's where you put the shoelaces. 547 Views / 11 Replies  
That's where you put the shoelaces.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's not the IPO market that's dead, it's the... 1,333 Views / 53 Replies  
It's not the IPO market that's dead, it's the mistaken impression that IPOs are a mechanism for automatically and easily generating cash. The stock market is not some magical money-generating...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Of course, so, probably, did a number of our... 280 Views / 7 Replies  
Of course, so, probably, did a number of our previous presidents. Just no one thought to ask, since they were 'white'.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 30, 2012 at 12:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I live in DC now, in a neighborhood that's... 995 Views / 44 Replies  
I live in DC now, in a neighborhood that's relatively safe. Car break-ins are common, if you leave your car parked in the street, but it's pretty rare that someone breaks into a house, maybe every...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 24, 2012 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't speak as to how they'd know the timing so... 2,327 Views / 59 Replies  
I can't speak as to how they'd know the timing so exactly, but I agree that it seems highly unlikely.

As far as slamming it around detonating it, it probably wouldn't cause it to detonate....
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 24, 2012 at 01:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My wife is from a small town in Northern Illinois... 995 Views / 44 Replies  
My wife is from a small town in Northern Illinois (population ~17 now). Not a single door in that town is locked, and every car has the keys in it.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 23, 2012 at 07:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. :/ You could always do things like... 682 Views / 50 Replies  
Yeah. :/

You could always do things like laser detectors at torso-height in doorways to detect when people enter and leave rooms.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 20, 2012 at 06:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Or simple motion detectors. 682 Views / 50 Replies  
Or simple motion detectors.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 20, 2012 at 03:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A butler can do all these things, and has an... 682 Views / 50 Replies  
A butler can do all these things, and has an exceptionally convenient auditory interface with voice recognition.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 19, 2012 at 04:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Watch that he doesn't pick your pocket! 478 Views / 18 Replies  
Watch that he doesn't pick your pocket!
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 19, 2012 at 05:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Honestly, a zip-lock bag will probably suffice.... 478 Views / 18 Replies  
Honestly, a zip-lock bag will probably suffice. People have used them to take their iPhones/iPads underwater. A freezer-grade bag should be plenty tough. Where are you planning on stashing it while...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 18, 2012 at 09:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Zip-lock bag. Also: who cares if keys get... 478 Views / 18 Replies  
Zip-lock bag.

Also: who cares if keys get wet?
Posted by nonhuman, on Jul 18, 2012 at 01:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For whatever reason, I only just saw this now.... 1,107 Views / 6 Replies  
For whatever reason, I only just saw this now. LOVE Louis CK. And I would totally pay good money to see his daughter do stand-up.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Geniuses. 383 Views / 6 Replies  
Geniuses.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 25, 2012 at 02:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIW I'm loving iOS 6 on my iPad (3), and... 1,353 Views / 95 Replies  
FWIW I'm loving iOS 6 on my iPad (3), and absolutely can't wait for the iPhone 5 so I can run it on all my devices (been on Android for the past two years, can't wait to get back to iOS).
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 25, 2012 at 01:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stay? That carries implications which I do not... 381 Views / 6 Replies  
Stay? That carries implications which I do not think apply...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 18, 2012 at 12:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
P’9981? Is that like the P'zone? ... 864 Views / 16 Replies  
P’9981? Is that like the P'zone?

https://www.examiner.com/images/blog/wysiwyg/image/pzone.jpg
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 18, 2012 at 12:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1.635 and 1.406 in American notation, not... 3,439 Views / 292 Replies  
1.635 and 1.406 in American notation, not European... :D
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 15, 2012 at 04:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The numbers were white before, and the background... 3,439 Views / 292 Replies  
The numbers were white before, and the background color was blue. They changed the shade of blue, true, but had they not done so it would have been too high a contrast with the lighter colored...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 14, 2012 at 01:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Because the only significant change made to the... 3,439 Views / 292 Replies  
Because the only significant change made to the iOS dialer's appearance was to make the buttons white. Your argument would appear to be that because one particular Android dialer out of many used...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 13, 2012 at 08:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. But they're not the same at all... They are... 3,439 Views / 292 Replies  
Yes. But they're not the same at all... They are similar pretty much only in that they both have white number buttons and a green call button. Everything else is original iOS stuff.
...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 13, 2012 at 03:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We must have http://bison.bison.bison 464 Views / 11 Replies  
We must have http://bison.bison.bison
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 13, 2012 at 03:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, that's great. But it's not the stock dialer... 3,439 Views / 292 Replies  
Yes, that's great. But it's not the stock dialer in any version of Android that I'm aware of (this does not include carrier-provided crap like HTC Sense and whatever; I know nothing about that stuff).
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 13, 2012 at 03:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't have an iPhone, but on my iPad I much... 3,439 Views / 292 Replies  
I don't have an iPhone, but on my iPad I much prefer the new App/iTunes Store design.

And that dial pad doesn't look like anything I've ever seen on any Android device I've ever used. Here's the...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 13, 2012 at 11:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe the problem is not that Jobs is gone, but... 3,439 Views / 292 Replies  
Maybe the problem is not that Jobs is gone, but that Ive has peaked.
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 12, 2012 at 12:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Christianity, Islam, and none? Or, if you ignore... 599 Views / 35 Replies  
Christianity, Islam, and none? Or, if you ignore the irreligious, Christianity, Islam, and Hindusim?...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 10, 2012 at 05:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Which can then be turned into furniture! 531 Views / 17 Replies  
Which can then be turned into furniture!
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 10, 2012 at 04:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are a number of explanations. One is based... 599 Views / 35 Replies  
There are a number of explanations. One is based on Exodus 4:16 in which Moses is told that his brother Aaron will be his mouthpiece and speak his words as though Moses were a god to him. In that...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 10, 2012 at 03:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm going to pre-empt Big Mac by pointing out... 599 Views / 35 Replies  
I'm going to pre-empt Big Mac by pointing out that this is addressed in Jewish scholarship already. In Hebrew, it's actually the 'sons of elohim', which, according to Rashi, refers to the sons of...
Posted by nonhuman, on Jun 10, 2012 at 01:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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