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I didn’t even know vsco girls were a thing.... 10,313 Views / 75 Replies  
I didn’t even know vsco girls were a thing. :confused:

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Posted by turtle777, on Oct 2, 2019 at 01:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
hard to tell from the pics, but to me, this... 129,473 Views / 913 Replies  
hard to tell from the pics, but to me, this doesn’t look like a fresh “wound”.

The brownish areas, is this onset of rust ?

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Posted by turtle777, on Sep 25, 2019 at 09:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Because the EU doesn’t negotiate in good faith. ... 2,345 Views / 58 Replies  
Because the EU doesn’t negotiate in good faith.
You can’t “settle” these things beforehand.

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Posted by turtle777, on Sep 4, 2019 at 08:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Most people don’t get it: joining the EU is like... 2,345 Views / 58 Replies  
Most people don’t get it: joining the EU is like joining the mafia - they will never let you go without making you pay. Forget the dream of a graceful exit, the EU won’t allow it.

Boris gets it,...
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 4, 2019 at 02:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:lol: You do understand how democracies work... 2,345 Views / 58 Replies  
:lol:

You do understand how democracies work ?!?

More than half are pro-Brexit. End of game. Thanks for playing.

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Posted by turtle777, on Aug 31, 2019 at 10:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Let’s just get Brexit over with, so everyone can... 2,345 Views / 58 Replies  
Let’s just get Brexit over with, so everyone can move on.

Also, it won’t be as bad as the politicians say.
They always lie, especially when they want to protect the status quo.

The UK is...
Posted by turtle777, on Aug 30, 2019 at 06:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have seen that in Mexico and some European... 5,729 Views / 15 Replies  
I have seen that in Mexico and some European countries.

It’s unthinkable in the US.

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Posted by turtle777, on Aug 20, 2019 at 11:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I too got a higher credit limit than I expected. ... 1,931 Views / 6 Replies  
I too got a higher credit limit than I expected.
It’s the highest I had gotten for any initial card sign up.

Well, not going to use it much, but the additional credit limit is good because it...
Posted by turtle777, on Aug 20, 2019 at 11:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Signed up (https://www.apple.com/apple-card/)... 1,931 Views / 6 Replies  
Signed up (https://www.apple.com/apple-card/) about a week ago ("Notify me"), and got an invitation email a few days later.

You are right that 2% can be had on other cards. I like the security...
Posted by turtle777, on Aug 16, 2019 at 01:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple Card 1,931 Views / 6 Replies  
Ok, got it.

+ easy & hassle free signup (took only 2 minutes)
+ nice details on spending
+ 2% spending on Apple Pay purchase

- No access to spending data (download as CSV or any other format...
Posted by turtle777, on Aug 15, 2019 at 08:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Seriously ? :err: If I wasn’t there... 4,099 Views / 50 Replies  
Seriously ? :err:

If I wasn’t there personally, then the account is discounted and worthless ?

Well, scratch everything that goes for journalism these days. These guys were never there either. ...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 15, 2019 at 11:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
With all respect, none of these idiots (authors)... 4,099 Views / 50 Replies  
With all respect, none of these idiots (authors) were ever in a concentration camp.
My grandfather has.

They are entitled to their opinion, but they are wrong.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 15, 2019 at 02:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There seem to be quite a difference between the... 2,486 Views / 37 Replies  
There seem to be quite a difference between the ACA offerings between the States.
Where some States offer ok plans, others don’t offer any choices, and crappy plans with very high deductibles ($5000...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 14, 2019 at 05:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
May I remind you that Obama had the majority in... 2,486 Views / 37 Replies  
May I remind you that Obama had the majority in the House AND the Senate.
Just as Trump.
They both weren’t interested in fixing things.

Blaming it on the other party is bullish!t.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 14, 2019 at 11:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Only if you believe the propaganda. See,... 4,099 Views / 50 Replies  
Only if you believe the propaganda.

See, it’s not a concentration camp if you can turn around and walk away from it.

As someone who had family in real Nazi concentration camps, I’d find it...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 14, 2019 at 11:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:rolleyes: Right, that guy has done nothing... 18,145 Views / 268 Replies  
:rolleyes:

Right, that guy has done nothing wrong.

See, this is the problem - people not seeing their own shortcomings, and then blaming others for racism.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 14, 2019 at 02:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Can you read ? I said BOTH acted like... 18,145 Views / 268 Replies  
Can you read ?

I said BOTH acted like idiots. Both made mistakes.
It’s not ONE SIDED as you try to portray it.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 13, 2019 at 05:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You do understand that ACA is not giving people... 2,486 Views / 37 Replies  
You do understand that ACA is not giving people insurance in any meaningful way.
People were duped, and drank the cool aid.

The high deductibles essentially make people pay insurance premiums for...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 13, 2019 at 04:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So basically, you agree with me. You merely... 18,145 Views / 268 Replies  
So basically, you agree with me. You merely explained *why*, regardless of the facts of what happened today, it’s teh white wacists fault.

And by that, we are allowing people today to act like...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 13, 2019 at 04:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Meh. In short: one black and one white... 18,145 Views / 268 Replies  
Meh.

In short: one black and one white person both behave like idiots.

But amazingly, it’s only the fault of the white person, because he’s teh wacist.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 13, 2019 at 10:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No, OAW, I call BS on your assertion that people... 18,145 Views / 268 Replies  
No, OAW, I call BS on your assertion that people let strangers into locked areas w/o asking questions.

It does not happen.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 11, 2019 at 01:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m not sure I understand exactly what happened. ... 18,145 Views / 268 Replies  
I’m not sure I understand exactly what happened.

Did this Michel dude just WAIT outside the apartment doors/gates, or was he trying to get in without his friend letting him in ?

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 10, 2019 at 04:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, except, I didn't say Apple would never... 6,327 Views / 44 Replies  
Yeah, except, I didn't say Apple would never LOWER their prices.
Read the context.

What I replied to was that Apple's SSD overpricing strategy is not going to change.
I think I'm still correct....
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 10, 2019 at 07:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you telling all whiners will now shut up ?... 6,327 Views / 44 Replies  
Are you telling all whiners will now shut up ? :eek:

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 9, 2019 at 09:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Free speech. If the idiot proud boys want to... 1,011 Views / 9 Replies  
Free speech.

If the idiot proud boys want to make daisy’s a symbol of racism, let them.

And the idiot left needs to resist the urge to ban everything that some idiot right fringe tries to...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 8, 2019 at 11:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Only if we let them. Unfortunately, the... 1,011 Views / 9 Replies  
Only if we let them.

Unfortunately, the idiot left is more than happy to oblige.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 8, 2019 at 10:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I was more evaluating his statement that “if you... 2,171 Views / 20 Replies  
I was more evaluating his statement that “if you look at actual policies [of the left,] they are [...] broadly where the Conservative party was before”.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 8, 2019 at 10:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Definitely NOT in the US. -t 2,171 Views / 20 Replies  
Definitely NOT in the US.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 7, 2019 at 10:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If SSD failure were to occur in a Fusion Drive,... 6,327 Views / 44 Replies  
If SSD failure were to occur in a Fusion Drive, wild the SSD capacity be diminished over time ?
If that were the case, the Fusion Drive would more and more perform like a regular hard drive.
...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 6, 2019 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think signing in with Apple ID is an... 3,799 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't think signing in with Apple ID is an overlord account.
I think it's more like an authentication token, that is linked to the Apple ID, but the details of the Apple ID is not visible to the...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 6, 2019 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can't wait for authentication with Apple ID. ... 3,799 Views / 9 Replies  
Can't wait for authentication with Apple ID.

For many sites, this should solve the problem / concerns.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 6, 2019 at 02:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My experience with a Fusion Drive in my 2013 iMac... 6,327 Views / 44 Replies  
My experience with a Fusion Drive in my 2013 iMac has been great.
No issues so far, and it‘s still pretty snappy.
For non-pro users, I recommend fusion drives.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 6, 2019 at 12:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s interesting stuff. Just shows that... 6,327 Views / 44 Replies  
That’s interesting stuff.

Just shows that it’s never as easy as “I can find the same shit for $x less on teh intarwebs.”

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 5, 2019 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Locomotives are racist 1,011 Views / 9 Replies  
It’s very clear that locomotives are a symbol of oppression, slavery and racism.

Steam locomotives were introduced in the US during the time of slavery.
Just think: what color does the coal have...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 5, 2019 at 04:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t understand the fuss about it. ... 6,327 Views / 44 Replies  
I don’t understand the fuss about it.

Nobody has to buy it, and Apple has plenty of good options.

If they offered a turd with a bow, people would buy it and complain.
I don’t get it.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 4, 2019 at 03:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not true. The 256GB limit is only for the... 6,327 Views / 44 Replies  
Not true.

The 256GB limit is only for the 21.5” model, which is THE entriest of entry-level Macs.
For those users, a 1GB Fusion Drive is the better option anyways.

For the 27” iMac, you have...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 4, 2019 at 11:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think it counts, because you have a... 6,327 Views / 44 Replies  
I don't think it counts, because you have a choice to buy iMacs with SSDs.

Shitty = no choice

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 3, 2019 at 11:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, so basically, it sounds like all you need is... 2,382 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok, so basically, it sounds like all you need is this:

=G45-E46+F46

That's it. The rest should not be needed.

I'm not quite sure if this condition has any real purpose.
...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 3, 2019 at 08:32 PM, in Applications
F$&@ing rubberneckers. -t 49,405 Views / 421 Replies  
F$&@ing rubberneckers.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jun 29, 2019 at 11:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, meh to all the wanna be streaming services... 4,123 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, meh to all the wanna be streaming services now popping up.

I haven’t paid for any streaming service or cable in more than 10 years.

I get Amazon Prime video “free” with Prime (I...
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 28, 2019 at 08:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, speaking of dead forums, every year or so I... 6,970 Views / 66 Replies  
Well, speaking of dead forums, every year or so I check if Lifeboat is still around. It’s still there, but a complete wasteland.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jun 28, 2019 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I love road trips in the US. There is so much to... 4,043 Views / 14 Replies  
I love road trips in the US. There is so much to see, so many great cities, national parks, landscapes.

Even though I travel internationally a lot, and enjoy other countries, you can keep yourself...
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 28, 2019 at 11:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, business and leisure. I have no... 4,043 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, business and leisure.

I have no favorite country; I like tropical islands a lot (like in the Caribbean, South Pacific etc.)

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Posted by turtle777, on Jun 28, 2019 at 10:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: The obsession with creating... 6,327 Views / 44 Replies  
:thumbsup:

The obsession with creating thinner and thinner products led to a lot of suboptimal decisions.
Time to create more practical hardware.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jun 28, 2019 at 09:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Get a room already. Geez. ;-) -t 4,746 Views / 32 Replies  
Get a room already. Geez. ;-)

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Posted by turtle777, on Jun 27, 2019 at 10:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, but how about Reddit ? Much traffic has... 6,970 Views / 66 Replies  
Ok, but how about Reddit ?
Much traffic has shifted there, but it’s similar to forums.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jun 27, 2019 at 03:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
F$&@ You !!!1!1oneone Am I doing it right ? ... 6,970 Views / 66 Replies  
F$&@ You !!!1!1oneone
Am I doing it right ?
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Posted by turtle777, on Jun 27, 2019 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Curiously, MacRumors forum is going very strong. ... 6,970 Views / 66 Replies  
Curiously, MacRumors forum is going very strong.

But it’s also boring :-)

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Posted by turtle777, on Jun 27, 2019 at 09:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah, it’s too late. The heavy-handed... 6,970 Views / 66 Replies  
Ah, it’s too late.

The heavy-handed approach in the late 2000s got rid of the members that made this forum entertaining. Now it’s just old, boring people conversing. I’m looking at myself.
...
Posted by turtle777, on Jun 26, 2019 at 07:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I tried some of my old ones, but they were... 6,970 Views / 66 Replies  
Yeah, I tried some of my old ones, but they were all perma banned.

Sigh, do perma bans still happen today, other than spammers ?

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Posted by turtle777, on Jun 26, 2019 at 12:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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