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She might try another one. Although, she and... 18,495 Views / 275 Replies  
She might try another one. Although, she and others have used this place in the past with great results.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
P: As far as I can tell, everything works just... 18,495 Views / 275 Replies  
P: As far as I can tell, everything works just fine, other than sound from the speaker ports is heavily muted. So, any audio or keyboard clicks or alarms or Notifications are hard to hear. Headphones...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 07:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If he was a Democrat, yes. I’m at a loss to... 20,580 Views / 293 Replies  
If he was a Democrat, yes. I’m at a loss to determine what he would have to do for the Republicans to decide the guy has to go, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 17, 2019 at 07:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, it's an iPhone 6s. The guy at the repair... 18,495 Views / 275 Replies  
Yeah, it's an iPhone 6s. The guy at the repair place said the goo had migrated to a section of the motherboard that handled audio, and he couldn't do anything to fix it.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 17, 2019 at 08:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s the full text of a letter Trump sent to... 20,580 Views / 293 Replies  
Here’s the full text of a letter Trump sent to Erdogan last week. The White House confirmed it as legit. (https://mobile.twitter.com/jaketapper/status/1184571691504148482)

I like the “I will call...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 16, 2019 at 07:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My wife, as part of her job, was at an elderly... 18,495 Views / 275 Replies  
My wife, as part of her job, was at an elderly client's home doing an intake interview. She had her phone (a 6s) sitting in a cup holder that was part of the big chair she was sitting in. What she...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 16, 2019 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whoa. I sure didn't see this coming, especially... 18,620 Views / 274 Replies  
Whoa. I sure didn't see this coming, especially so quickly. (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/14/us/fort-worth-police-officer-charged-murder.html) :eek:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 15, 2019 at 07:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I dunno. Out here in Hoosierland, when the... 50,367 Views / 427 Replies  
I dunno. Out here in Hoosierland, when the weather gets icy, there are a couple of Interstates (65 north of Indy, and 70 east of Indy) that become pinball tables for semis. It's a given that either...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 15, 2019 at 07:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Interior Department set to begin privatizing... 211,205 Views / 2,456 Replies  
Interior Department set to begin privatizing National Park assets and services. (https://www.yahoo.com/news/campgrounds-in-national-parks-set-to-be-privatized-in-new-trump-plan-090019066.html)...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 12, 2019 at 06:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
AG Barr has a private meeting with Rupert Murdoch... 1,835 Views / 48 Replies  
AG Barr has a private meeting with Rupert Murdoch at Murdoch’s home. (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/10/us/politics/fox-news-poll-trump-impeachment.html)
As hard as I try, I cannot think of any...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 11, 2019 at 09:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks like a couple of Rudy's henchmen got nabbed... 1,835 Views / 48 Replies  
Looks like a couple of Rudy's henchmen got nabbed trying to leave the country on one-way tickets.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 11, 2019 at 02:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Still, if you’re trying to be period-correct for... 9,636 Views / 189 Replies  
Still, if you’re trying to be period-correct for the Keystone Cops, that would definitely be a glass or stoneware pitcher. Not plastic. Bakelite wasn’t used for such items.

Paper cups might be...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2019 at 07:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Trump’s legal team sent this letter... 1,835 Views / 48 Replies  
Trump’s legal team sent this letter (https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1181677820574982144) to Pelosi, Engel, Schiff and Cummings.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2019 at 05:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That and/or there's possibly some highly sketchy... 1,835 Views / 48 Replies  
That and/or there's possibly some highly sketchy (though not illegal) income sources? Or, his tax returns might show he made a bajillion dollars and paid far less in taxes than the woman who cleans...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2019 at 02:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No. The Express is wifi. 215 Views / 3 Replies  
No. The Express is wifi.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2019 at 08:20 AM, in Networking
Jesus. 18,620 Views / 274 Replies  
Jesus.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 7, 2019 at 06:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is AirTunes really as rubbish as it seems? 215 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an Airport Express hooked up to my stereo downstairs. I use Airtunes to stream Pandora (or other such things) from my iPad to the Airport, so I can listen to stuff while I work in the kitchen....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 7, 2019 at 05:19 PM, in Networking
Is that very first result you see the Google AMP... 18,495 Views / 275 Replies  
Is that very first result you see the Google AMP version of the website? It wouldn't shock me if Chrome is set-up to nudge you into hitting the AMP version.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 7, 2019 at 03:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm just nervously waiting to see if Trump and... 1,835 Views / 48 Replies  
I'm just nervously waiting to see if Trump and Co. might quadruple-down on their "it's a coup" talking point and have Schiff arrested and charged with treason. I mean, it's not beyond-the-pale for...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 7, 2019 at 02:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Or, if Botham Jean had been armed and shot and... 18,620 Views / 274 Replies  
Or, if Botham Jean had been armed and shot and killed the intruder in self-defense.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 2, 2019 at 07:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Even better with the sound on. Viewer at the end... 50,367 Views / 427 Replies  
Even better with the sound on. Viewer at the end declares "That's how you do it!"
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 2, 2019 at 08:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I was shocked a Texas jury came back with a... 18,620 Views / 274 Replies  
Yeah, I was shocked a Texas jury came back with a murder verdict. I figured, if they convicted at all, it was going to be manslaughter. I wasn’t sure they would convict. And, yeah, that judge really...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2019 at 07:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I lean toward the basics, and love the Trefoils.... 18,495 Views / 275 Replies  
I lean toward the basics, and love the Trefoils. That said, I also get a box of Samoas. The missus is all about the Thin Mints.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2019 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The colors in the toolbar are usually whatever... 286 Views / 2 Replies  
The colors in the toolbar are usually whatever colors I used last. Almost never a gray.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2019 at 07:22 PM, in Applications
Photoshop Quick Mask weirdness 286 Views / 2 Replies  
This is Photoshop in CS5. Sorry.

I do a lot of image manipulation, and I use Quick-Mask a lot. My normal routine is:
• Select a hard-edged brush, click Quick Mask button
• Use brush to mark area...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2019 at 06:44 PM, in Applications
Amber Guyger has been found guilty of murder of... 18,620 Views / 274 Replies  
Amber Guyger has been found guilty of murder of Botham Jean. (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/oct/01/amber-guyger-texas-dallas-jury-botham-jean)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2019 at 04:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Girl Scouts do cookies. I've never seen them push... 18,495 Views / 275 Replies  
Girl Scouts do cookies. I've never seen them push popcorn.

I miss Screaming Yellow Zonkers.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2019 at 03:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s the VLC link.... 819 Views / 14 Replies  
Here’s the VLC link. (https://www.videolan.org/vlc/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 30, 2019 at 03:44 PM, in macOS
That person running with what looks like a baby... 50,367 Views / 427 Replies  
That person running with what looks like a baby in their arms was very, very lucky.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 30, 2019 at 08:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think their belief is that he hasn't committed... 1,835 Views / 48 Replies  
I think their belief is that he hasn't committed a crime. And/or they have no issue with Trump getting political help from a foreign nation. They've so tightly tied their personal identities to Trump...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 29, 2019 at 08:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Apparently, the dregs of 4chan are going all-in... 1,835 Views / 48 Replies  
Apparently, the dregs of 4chan are going all-in on finding and outing the whistleblower. Here’s a WaPo story...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 28, 2019 at 07:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I haven't done the upgrade yet. It's kind of a... 331 Views / 2 Replies  
I haven't done the upgrade yet. It's kind of a moot point for me, though. My iPad Air stopped holding a charge awhile back, so I have to keep it plugged in whenever I use it.

I'm not looking...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 28, 2019 at 11:16 AM, in iOS Apps
Shades of Nixon. It’s not the act, it’s the... 1,835 Views / 48 Replies  
Shades of Nixon. It’s not the act, it’s the coverup.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 26, 2019 at 05:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Macs not rebooting after Chrome update 521 Views / 1 Replies  
Some users disable SIP in order to run unsupported Nvidia cards to edit video. + The latest Chrome update deletes vital file in root. = Macs that don't reboot.
Story here...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 26, 2019 at 08:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Some small corner of hell got a little frosty... 211,205 Views / 2,456 Replies  
Some small corner of hell got a little frosty today. McConnell has fast-tracked a resolution calling for the Ukraine whistleblower documents to be released to the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 24, 2019 at 05:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Doesn't that require a vote of no confidence to... 2,581 Views / 58 Replies  
Doesn't that require a vote of no confidence to force the matter? But, I'm not sure such a vote actually has any real effect. Hopefully Waragainstsleep will explain the mechanations involved in how...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 24, 2019 at 03:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Groundhogs are delicious. 99,262 Views / 596 Replies  
Groundhogs are delicious.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 22, 2019 at 06:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe. There’s also the question of how she... 18,620 Views / 274 Replies  
Maybe. There’s also the question of how she missed the big red door mat outside the door, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 22, 2019 at 01:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I knew a guy with a Cosworth Vega. God, that... 18,495 Views / 275 Replies  
I knew a guy with a Cosworth Vega. God, that thing was fun. They probably wish they still had it. From what I understand, they're pretty collectable now.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 19, 2019 at 06:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, man. I just had the craziest... 18,495 Views / 275 Replies  
Oh, man. I just had the craziest flashback...Trying on bellbottoms down at the mall...Driving home in my mom’s Gremlin...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 18, 2019 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm curious as to whether the neighborhood... 99,262 Views / 596 Replies  
I'm curious as to whether the neighborhood residents/HOA pay for road maintenance, pothole repair, repaving, etc. or are all taxpayers footing the bill for upkeep on this private drive?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 18, 2019 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Word :thumbsup: 18,495 Views / 275 Replies  
Word :thumbsup:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 17, 2019 at 07:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s being reported... 20,580 Views / 293 Replies  
It’s being reported (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/17/climate/trump-california-emissions-waiver.html) that Trump plans on revoking California’s EPA emissions waiver that allows the state to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 17, 2019 at 07:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I had to get a new, semi-decent pair of pants... 18,495 Views / 275 Replies  
I had to get a new, semi-decent pair of pants this week. I pretty much live my life in jeans and a tee, so shopping for real clothes in general is a foreign concept to me. WTF is with every damned...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 17, 2019 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s even less likely than Individual-1 getting... 22,336 Views / 284 Replies  
That’s even less likely than Individual-1 getting impeached, and I give that next to no chance.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 16, 2019 at 06:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Which makes me wonder how he had anything left to... 50,367 Views / 427 Replies  
Which makes me wonder how he had anything left to injure after practicing that move.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 16, 2019 at 07:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So, the acting head of Customs and Border... 20,580 Views / 293 Replies  
So, the acting head of Customs and Border Protection said Monday that refugees from the Bahamas were welcome under Temporary Protected Status in the US. Trump then contradicted them and declared that...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 11, 2019 at 05:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Down goes Bolton. Or, maybe Bolton took... 16,083 Views / 203 Replies  
Down goes Bolton.
Or, maybe Bolton took himself out? The twitter war hasn’t resolved itself as yet.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 10, 2019 at 01:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Speaking as a former kid who regularly had to... 131,354 Views / 921 Replies  
Speaking as a former kid who regularly had to ride back in those seats, I’d advise against it. Exhaust fumes had a way of seeping back into that area. You’d get out of the car a little woozy,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 10, 2019 at 01:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I get those “almost my number” calls all the... 18,495 Views / 275 Replies  
I get those “almost my number” calls all the time. I just ignore them. Anyone who might be calling me is in my contacts.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 9, 2019 at 08:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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