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Poll: Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host 724 Views / 21 Replies  
Who is your favorite late night talk show host?

I am currently testing a theory, inexplicably refuted by ratings, that everyone on earth hates Leno.
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 15, 2013 at 05:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I gotta agree with her on the new Mac Pro though.... 612 Views / 10 Replies  
I gotta agree with her on the new Mac Pro though.

It looks like a futuristic paper towel dispenser.
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 15, 2013 at 05:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ratings. 681 Views / 12 Replies  
Ratings.
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 15, 2013 at 02:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I forgot to add that the educational system in... 816 Views / 32 Replies  
I forgot to add that the educational system in New Zealand (not to mention the parliamentary and legal system) was modelled on the UK so if the 80s swing away from teaching grammar was going on down...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 14, 2013 at 11:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Some of you are saying that this information... 1,565 Views / 64 Replies  
Some of you are saying that this information could be used against you.

I'm open-minded about this (prepared and willing to have my opinion changed) but I can't imagine how that would play out.
...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 14, 2013 at 11:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't know about the UK but my mother is a... 816 Views / 32 Replies  
I don't know about the UK but my mother is a teacher and told me that in the 80s in New Zealand (when and where I was born and educated) there was a sort of revolt against the stuffy and...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 14, 2013 at 08:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
^ Objection sustained. Proceed. 2,474 Views / 127 Replies  
^ Objection sustained.

Proceed.
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 14, 2013 at 02:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wasn't trying to be offensive and sincerely... 816 Views / 32 Replies  
I wasn't trying to be offensive and sincerely hope that I wasn't offensive. If I was, I apologise.

But sometimes I experience strange synesthetic associations. My boss, for example, looks like he...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 14, 2013 at 01:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok. I'm open-minded about this (prepared and... 2,474 Views / 127 Replies  
Ok. I'm open-minded about this (prepared and willing to have my opinion changed) but I can't imagine how that would play out.

Can anyone give a practical example of how the phone and internet...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 14, 2013 at 01:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hahahahahahahaahahahah!!!!!!!! I love it. 2,978 Views / 65 Replies  
Hahahahahahahaahahahah!!!!!!!!

I love it.
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 14, 2013 at 12:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
... :) 816 Views / 32 Replies  
...
:)
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 13, 2013 at 01:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't really think it matters which question is... 816 Views / 32 Replies  
I don't really think it matters which question is grammatical—no one has needed to say this since the 1900s.

Try, "I'm going to Walmart to pick up a can of low carb petrochemical clam-chowder...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 13, 2013 at 08:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No kidding. As I student I worked in a five... 801 Views / 20 Replies  
No kidding.

As I student I worked in a five star restaurant as a dishwasher and let me tell you—I never, ever send food back to the kitchen! :eek:
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 13, 2013 at 08:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
But I think 99 percent of people object on... 2,474 Views / 127 Replies  
But I think 99 percent of people object on principle but really have nothing to worry about.

So long as your internet usage is licit you are not a spy/terrorist who cares if there is data on you...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 13, 2013 at 08:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I guess. 2,978 Views / 65 Replies  
Yeah, I guess.
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 13, 2013 at 08:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: 1,565 Views / 64 Replies  
:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 03:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:... 1,565 Views / 64 Replies  
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

It's like the man said... "Woudn't you?"
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 03:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:... 1,565 Views / 64 Replies  
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 03:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: 1,565 Views / 64 Replies  
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 03:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Shhhh. Close your eyes. Open your mind. ... 2,978 Views / 65 Replies  
Shhhh.

Close your eyes. Open your mind.

:cry:
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 03:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Together with Bach, Nietzsche and Goethe! 816 Views / 32 Replies  
Together with Bach, Nietzsche and Goethe!
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 03:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I love you Spheric Harlot! 816 Views / 32 Replies  
I love you Spheric Harlot!
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 03:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It is as though a maggoty corpse had turned up to... 379 Views / 2 Replies  
It is as though a maggoty corpse had turned up to a cocktail party in a dinner jacket, smiling, nodding, extending a bloated hand to the first person it meets, cheerfully oblivious to the wave of...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 03:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
German. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: 816 Views / 32 Replies  
German. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 03:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can't you have the items delivered to your... 801 Views / 20 Replies  
Can't you have the items delivered to your workplace?
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 03:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Melody. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: 816 Views / 32 Replies  
Melody. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Vilayanur S. Ramachandran once asked Jean... 1,565 Views / 64 Replies  
Vilayanur S. Ramachandran once asked Jean Baudrillard,

Do you like to walk in lonely places,
down byroads lined by moving tress
and looked upon by solemn faces
formed by the moonlight on the...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 02:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Kind of like the dendroid veins that show blue... 768 Views / 7 Replies  
Kind of like the dendroid veins that show blue through the pale flesh behind her knee?

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 02:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
O Waragaintsleep, we shall soon be living... 2,474 Views / 127 Replies  
O Waragaintsleep, we shall soon be living together: you in a lordotic posture, me gibbering the echolalia of imponderable sortes.
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 02:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You remind me of a man I once saw on the train... 816 Views / 32 Replies  
You remind me of a man I once saw on the train whose face, though at first glance in no way unusual, perhaps even handsome, soon appeared ridiculous because it vividly invoked an image of a large...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 02:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol: That reminds me of a joke: Why... 807 Views / 17 Replies  
:lol:

That reminds me of a joke:

Why did Hitler commit suicide?

He saw his gas bill.
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 02:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Obviously 2) is correct. The preposition to... 816 Views / 32 Replies  
Obviously 2) is correct.

The preposition to is paired with a base verb to form the infinitive: to see; to do; to dig.

The preposition for can indicate purpose but it should be followed by a...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 08:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's odd that the camera app is now a SLR camera... 2,978 Views / 65 Replies  
It's odd that the camera app is now a SLR camera circa 1970 instead of just a lens and thus MORE skeuomorphic than before.
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 12, 2013 at 08:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
But they're much easier on the eye with far less... 2,978 Views / 65 Replies  
But they're much easier on the eye with far less visual information to process.

Perhaps that's a natural direction to take given the size of a smartphone screen how much time people spend staring...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 11, 2013 at 01:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Meh. Bit nitpicky. On real clocks minute hands do... 2,978 Views / 65 Replies  
Meh. Bit nitpicky. On real clocks minute hands do touch the numeral. Without the red second hand it would be a bit spartan IMO.



It cuts up the monotony a little; gives the icon a bit of visual...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 11, 2013 at 12:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I love it. Can't wait for the update. 2,978 Views / 65 Replies  
I love it. Can't wait for the update.
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 11, 2013 at 01:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the recommendation. I'm reading... 387 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the recommendation.

I'm reading Ulysses for the third time at the moment (no, no—let me finish!) and it is actually incredibly funny.

The comic value of the book is often overlooked...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 10, 2013 at 01:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ha. You're right. Thanks. But is it still... 807 Views / 17 Replies  
Ha. You're right. Thanks.

But is it still called Exposé? The tickbox for Group by Application is under Mission Control in System Preferences.

Oh I remembered one: Have you noticed that the...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Why do useful but minor OSX features get dropped? 807 Views / 17 Replies  
You used to be able to square-crop a jpeg by holding down shift. Then it went away. Then it came back.

You used to be able to delete an image from preview. Now you have to close preview and select...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 10, 2013 at 01:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's going to be an absolute f**king turkey. ... 1,121 Views / 32 Replies  
It's going to be an absolute f**king turkey.

Speaking of which, this made me laugh.

In 2007, the Scottish artist Sandy Smith launched an essay-writing contest asking entrants to attempt to...
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 10, 2013 at 01:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Y'all seen this site, right? Ugliest Tattoos... 1,064 Views / 29 Replies  
Y'all seen this site, right?

Ugliest Tattoos - Regrettable Tattoos - funny tattoos - Cheezburger (http://failblog.cheezburger.com/ugliesttattoos)
Posted by Tiresias, on Jun 10, 2013 at 01:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol: Oh, my sides. 1,064 Views / 29 Replies  
:lol: Oh, my sides.
Posted by Tiresias, on May 29, 2013 at 10:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ha ha ha! Oh my God. Have you seen that? He does... 647 Views / 9 Replies  
Ha ha ha! Oh my God. Have you seen that? He does this crazy horsey dance!!! :lol: lol: lol: lol: lol:
Posted by Tiresias, on May 27, 2013 at 10:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I went on one when I was twelve. It was one of... 1,042 Views / 34 Replies  
I went on one when I was twelve. It was one of the rides at an Amusement Park in Rotorua, New Zealand.

It had a bubble-type cockpit like the helicopters on M*A*S*H and the pilot was a real cowboy,...
Posted by Tiresias, on May 26, 2013 at 11:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
^ I agree. There is not graphic image I feel... 1,064 Views / 29 Replies  
^ I agree.

There is not graphic image I feel strongly enough about to have it imprinted permanently on my body.

And as for getting one just because they're cool, well, no.

It used to be a...
Posted by Tiresias, on May 26, 2013 at 11:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
lol! Yeah, I know. But I am... 647 Views / 9 Replies  
lol!



Yeah, I know.

But I am still trying to figure out why on the internet anything that is not *completely* unprecedented in digital media is irrelevant and worthy of scorn.

Person:...
Posted by Tiresias, on May 26, 2013 at 11:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I love you Spheric Harlot. 647 Views / 9 Replies  
I love you Spheric Harlot.
Posted by Tiresias, on May 26, 2013 at 03:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Let's hope avoiding intolerable schmaltz is not a... 494 Views / 3 Replies  
Let's hope avoiding intolerable schmaltz is not a part of your brief. :D
Posted by Tiresias, on May 26, 2013 at 03:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well that didn't last long. 1,027 Views / 16 Replies  
Well that didn't last long.
Posted by Tiresias, on May 26, 2013 at 03:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Getting paid to spend all day at Disneyland and... 1,393 Views / 58 Replies  
Getting paid to spend all day at Disneyland and never having to wait in line?

You gotta admit, that's pretty sweet.

And the moral question notwithstanding, I bet you anything the handicap kids...
Posted by Tiresias, on May 26, 2013 at 03:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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