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Racist as hell. His statement might have passed... 346 Views / 19 Replies  
Racist as hell.
His statement might have passed muster had he stopped with the line about school kids (whether it's an accurate statement, though, is another matter.)

But, when he went forward...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 09:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
How does a person justify holding the health of... 51,737 Views / 1,747 Replies  
How does a person justify holding the health of thousands of innocent people hostage like that? He’s pretty much saying “Give me what I want, or people will die.” I really don’t understand such...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 10:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Some might. This congress, though? :lol: 3,699 Views / 130 Replies  
Some might. This congress, though? :lol:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 10:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t think it’s a case of anyone copying... 141 Views / 6 Replies  
I don’t think it’s a case of anyone copying anyone else. I suspect there’s some sort of Apple design guideline for the appearance of that type of popup that everyone has to follow.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 10:29 PM, in macOS
No, that would simply make you classist. ... 346 Views / 19 Replies  
No, that would simply make you classist.

Now, if you hated all brown poor people only, or believed that white poor people have just had bad luck, but the brown poors are poor because they’re lazy...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 08:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Man, $130,000 is dirt cheap hush money. It... 38,316 Views / 1,055 Replies  
Man, $130,000 is dirt cheap hush money.

It does make you wonder just how many people Trump and company have paid-off or forced to sign NDAs over the years.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 07:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes. The one you’re seeing for High Sierra is... 141 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes. The one you’re seeing for High Sierra is being pushed on you by Apple. My wife’s MBP is getting it, too. No Growl on her Mac.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 06:48 PM, in macOS
Possibly. Though, given her history with... 180 Views / 8 Replies  
Possibly. Though, given her history with depression, I could see any drugs being used more as a conscious, purposeful act than any sort of accidental overdose by a junkie.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 15, 2018 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Dolores O'Riordan 180 Views / 8 Replies  
Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer for The Cranberries, is dead at age of 46. (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/music/news/dolores-oriordan-singer-cranberries-has-died-aged-46/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 15, 2018 at 02:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The investigation into this could end up being... 320 Views / 20 Replies  
The investigation into this could end up being very interesting. Did someone accidentally click the wrong button? Purposefully click the button? Were the military running a preparedness simulation...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 14, 2018 at 04:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Pfft. Of course they care about family values.... 6,862 Views / 375 Replies  
Pfft. Of course they care about family values. Your family values.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 14, 2018 at 03:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
All I know is, with the midterms this year, my... 184 Views / 8 Replies  
All I know is, with the midterms this year, my local tv is going to be damned near unwatchable with all the super-PAC ads that will be flooding in.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 14, 2018 at 12:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
True. And, I'm not supporting the idea that she... 326 Views / 21 Replies  
True. And, I'm not supporting the idea that she should run. But, that said, I think watching Trump's ego running against a black woman who's probably wealthier than he is, and garnered far better tv...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 13, 2018 at 11:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Dementia never sleeps. 38,316 Views / 1,055 Replies  
Dementia never sleeps.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 12, 2018 at 08:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
To be fair, Stan treated everyone like property. 6,862 Views / 375 Replies  
To be fair, Stan treated everyone like property.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 11, 2018 at 08:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Colorado congressional delegation aims to stop... 7,844 Views / 220 Replies  
Colorado congressional delegation aims to stop Sessions. (https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/colorado-delegation-moves-quickly-to-stop-sessions-war-on-cannabis) Cory Gardner vows to block Justice...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 11, 2018 at 12:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s as if the administration is trying to live... 31,755 Views / 831 Replies  
It’s as if the administration is trying to live up to damned near every negative stereotype of consevatism and Republicans out there.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 11, 2018 at 12:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, nuts. Update...After rummaging around... 599 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, nuts.

Update...After rummaging around the web, I ran across others who were having the same problem. One suggestion was a hard reboot of my iPad. For whatever reason, it seems to have...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:40 PM, in iOS Apps
I think the Podcasts devs could give the Photos... 1,028 Views / 10 Replies  
I think the Podcasts devs could give the Photos devs a good run for their money.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 10, 2018 at 06:34 PM, in Applications
iTunes, to me, serves as a stark example of what... 1,028 Views / 10 Replies  
iTunes, to me, serves as a stark example of what happens when developers take very seriously the notion that they, in all their logical majesty, know what users want and need far better than the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 10, 2018 at 04:09 PM, in Applications
There are plenty of wackos with deep pockets who... 51,737 Views / 1,747 Replies  
There are plenty of wackos with deep pockets who will probably gladly bankroll Bannon to rise again. He’ll find another sugardaddy and be back.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 9, 2018 at 07:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Weird. The thumbnails show up as expected in the... 599 Views / 9 Replies  
Weird. The thumbnails show up as expected in the Dropbox app, just not Files. All I get is a generic "file" icon with a little cloud icon in the upper right corner for downloading the file. ...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 8, 2018 at 04:38 PM, in iOS Apps
That new file browser in iOS 11 599 Views / 9 Replies  
It’s nice that the file browser can hook up to my Dropbox account. However, it does not appear that the file browser can generate thumbnail images of the files in it. I get thumbnails for all of my...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 7, 2018 at 08:45 PM, in iOS Apps
There's concern in the industry that, now that... 7,844 Views / 220 Replies  
There's concern in the industry that, now that there are actually financial institutions beginning to pop-up that are willing to work with (i.e. take their deposits) marijuana...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 7, 2018 at 03:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You could go into the prefs, set the app to "no... 515 Views / 23 Replies  
You could go into the prefs, set the app to "no notifications" and be done with the badge altogether. That's my solution to pretty much every iOS app.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 6, 2018 at 12:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe. Though, the way most of the GOP seem to... 21,800 Views / 575 Replies  
Maybe. Though, the way most of the GOP seem to eventually fall into line with him (even while expressing reservations), it's almost as if Trump has serious dirt on everyone in Congress. Like he's...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 6, 2018 at 12:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It sounds like you're confusing more colors... 346 Views / 8 Replies  
It sounds like you're confusing more colors (wider gamut) with higher saturation.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 6, 2018 at 11:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The US prosecutor for Colorado has said Sessions'... 7,844 Views / 220 Replies  
The US prosecutor for Colorado has said Sessions' move will not change how his office approaches the issue.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 4, 2018 at 05:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Could it somehow be an issue with your iCloud... 702 Views / 18 Replies  
Could it somehow be an issue with your iCloud account, and not the hardware?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 4, 2018 at 09:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My biggest question right now is how Apple will... 651 Views / 33 Replies  
My biggest question right now is how Apple will implement any patches, and how many older Macs are they going to leave twisting in the wind. My daily driver is a late-2009 iMac (10.9.5) which, for...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 4, 2018 at 09:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIW, per Wikipedia... Intel's processors... 651 Views / 33 Replies  
FWIW, per Wikipedia...
Intel's processors implementing the Intel64 architecture include the Pentium 4 F-series/5x1 series, 506, and 516, Celeron D models 3x1, 3x6, 355, 347, 352, 360, and 365 and...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 3, 2018 at 08:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As best as I can suss, if it's a 64-bit Intel... 651 Views / 33 Replies  
As best as I can suss, if it's a 64-bit Intel processor, it's affected. That would make my late-2009 Core2 Duo iMac affected.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 3, 2018 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, this just gets better. It seems that Intel's... 651 Views / 33 Replies  
Oh, this just gets better. It seems that Intel's CEO just recently sold enough stock (https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/12/19/intels-ceo-just-sold-a-lot-of-stock.aspx) to take his holdings down to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 3, 2018 at 12:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Intel CPU flaw. Kernel memory leak. 651 Views / 33 Replies  
Well, this is just peachy. (https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/02/intel_cpu_design_flaw/) :eek:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 3, 2018 at 09:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
All of Chicago is in a migration flyway (all of... 409 Views / 14 Replies  
All of Chicago is in a migration flyway (all of Illinois, for that matter). But, it's too late in the season for the birdstrike to have been a migrating species. It was probably a year-round resident...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 31, 2017 at 04:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've had a Facebook account for ages, basically... 515 Views / 23 Replies  
I've had a Facebook account for ages, basically just to lock-in my username (and then they went to real names :mad: ) But, I've always had it pretty locked-down as far as what FB will allow you to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 30, 2017 at 11:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. Put it in a Word doc, then email that. 409 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah.
Put it in a Word doc, then email that.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 28, 2017 at 09:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Meanwhile, in Erie, Pennsylvania... 12,365 Views / 246 Replies  
Meanwhile, in Erie, Pennsylvania (https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/photos-record-breaking-snowfall-blankets-erie-pennsylvania-in-53-inches-of-snow/70003657) :eek:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 27, 2017 at 07:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hear ya. Gonna get down to -4 with a -20... 12,365 Views / 246 Replies  
I hear ya. Gonna get down to -4 with a -20 windchill down here in Indy tonight.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 26, 2017 at 09:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Considering the sign-up period was halved, the... 31,755 Views / 831 Replies  
Considering the sign-up period was halved, the budget for navigators was slashed, and the website purposely doctored to remove a lot of helpful info, the number is pretty amazing. I was one of the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 22, 2017 at 11:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I agree about the Republicans. It's not that they... 466 Views / 26 Replies  
I agree about the Republicans. It's not that they don't seem to care so much as they, in fact, actually don't care.

As for the Democrats...I'd like to think it's more a matter of them...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 20, 2017 at 03:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Your math there is spot-on, and it's exactly what... 466 Views / 26 Replies  
Your math there is spot-on, and it's exactly what the Republicans have planned. Ryan has pretty much admitted as much.

At this point, the Republicans are operating according to pure, blind...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 20, 2017 at 09:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Those must be really ancient Expresses. I also... 1,197 Views / 13 Replies  
Those must be really ancient Expresses. I also have a very old AE on my network (also being used for AirTunes) and it went yellow at the same time my Airport Extreme did.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 20, 2017 at 09:20 AM, in Networking
I'm scanning as much as I can, when I can, but... 241 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm scanning as much as I can, when I can, but the idea of trashing the originals just isn't something I can contemplate. And, I don't entirely trust digital storage. Not long-term, anyway.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 19, 2017 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder if ISPs might go there. On the other... 1,348 Views / 29 Replies  
I wonder if ISPs might go there. On the other hand, the guy from Comcast specifically said "lawful" and, last I heard, porn is still legal/lawful in the US.

If I had to guess on what types of...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 18, 2017 at 06:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oy...I hear you about the photos. We had no clue... 241 Views / 10 Replies  
Oy...I hear you about the photos. We had no clue the size of my mother's cache of photos until she developed dementia and subsequently died. I have a large Rubbermaid tub full of photos, some going...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 18, 2017 at 09:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, much more aggressive sipes, running almost... 5,002 Views / 142 Replies  
Also, much more aggressive sipes, running almost completely across the face of the tread, creating more of a block pattern, helping the tire dig into the snow.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 17, 2017 at 01:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hey...Maybe the wall can be built out of... 1,348 Views / 29 Replies  
Hey...Maybe the wall can be built out of 20-foot-tall server racks!
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 16, 2017 at 11:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Do you have your utility prefs set to... 1,197 Views / 13 Replies  
Do you have your utility prefs set to automatically check for updates?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 15, 2017 at 10:34 AM, in Networking
Really? I went to the kitchen to get some coffee... 1,197 Views / 13 Replies  
Really? I went to the kitchen to get some coffee and, when I came back, Airport Utility had self-launched and was front-and-center on my screen, and my Airport Extreme was madly blinking yellow. It...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 15, 2017 at 09:31 AM, in Networking
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