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I don’t really care about texture in the context... 264 Views / 18 Replies  
I don’t really care about texture in the context of coffee.
I think don’t like the taste of the higher fat content of cream.

Whole milk is just right for me, 2% feels a little thin.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Yesterday at 04:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Doesn’t matter. Any time you hit a cop car, it’s... 60,709 Views / 472 Replies  
Doesn’t matter. Any time you hit a cop car, it’s going to be your fault.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Yesterday at 01:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good stuff, and recently roasted. Plus a... 264 Views / 18 Replies  
Good stuff, and recently roasted.

Plus a good burr grinder.
(rule of thumb: spend more on the grinder than the espresso machine.)

That’s the only way to go for a good espresso.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Yesterday at 01:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
First and foremost, f$&@ cream or half and half. ... 264 Views / 18 Replies  
First and foremost, f$&@ cream or half and half.
I only use whole milk, or 2% in a pinch.

Second, for regular coffee (i.e. not espresso), I use about 10% milk / 90% coffee.

For espresso,...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 5, 2019 at 04:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Only Tesla fanbois. But these guys already... 155,042 Views / 984 Replies  
Only Tesla fanbois.

But these guys already own three Teslas. Hardly the bunch of customers that will provide the future growth needed to justify these lofty stock valuations.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 23, 2019 at 02:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's a long list. -t 598 Views / 3 Replies  
That's a long list.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 23, 2019 at 10:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Step 1: Design a piece of shit Step 2: Manage... 155,042 Views / 984 Replies  
Step 1: Design a piece of shit
Step 2: Manage expectations ("not for everyone")
Step 3: ???
Step 4: PROFIT!!!1!1!oneone

Problem is, Tesla hasn't figured out Step 3.
They can't even...
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 23, 2019 at 10:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What a f$&@ing joke. It will never go in mass... 155,042 Views / 984 Replies  
What a f$&@ing joke. It will never go in mass production.

Peak Tesla.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 22, 2019 at 10:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Settlers of Catan Ticket to Ride Carcassonne ... 639 Views / 3 Replies  
Settlers of Catan
Ticket to Ride
Carcassonne
7 Wonders
Lux DLX (Risk)

Just to make a few that I like a lot.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 20, 2019 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder if Apple will offer dedicated summer and... 53,376 Views / 345 Replies  
I wonder if Apple will offer dedicated summer and winter wheels for the new Mac Pro.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 12, 2019 at 08:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iOS 13 They someone take Apple’s entire QA... 16,599 Views / 101 Replies  
iOS 13

They someone take Apple’s entire QA department behind the shed ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 9, 2019 at 01:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Carplay is another example of constant screw ups.... 2,135 Views / 10 Replies  
Carplay is another example of constant screw ups.

iOS 12: car controls for seek forward / seek back will jump ahead / back 30 seconds in podcast players.
Worked consistently in all 12.x releases...
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 9, 2019 at 01:47 PM, in iOS Apps
Here is another one. HomePod introduced... 2,135 Views / 10 Replies  
Here is another one.

HomePod introduced radio stations with iOS 13. It was one of the few features hat actually worked.

"Hey Siri, play Groove Salad" correctly played the internet radio station...
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 3, 2019 at 10:37 AM, in iOS Apps
Yeah, I held off updating my iPad until 13.2.1. ... 2,135 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah, I held off updating my iPad until 13.2.1.

F$&@. It’s near damn useless with the aggressive RAM purging and app restarts.

:mad:

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 1, 2019 at 04:52 PM, in iOS Apps
iOS is a dumpster fire. Even at 13.2.1,... 2,135 Views / 10 Replies  
iOS is a dumpster fire.

Even at 13.2.1, things are broken.
Emails not loading, Mobile Safari not able to load pages, calls being dropped etc.

WTF, Apple. :brick:

When is this crappy QA...
Posted by turtle777, on Nov 1, 2019 at 02:32 PM, in iOS Apps
Yeah, I don't think the EU (more specifically... 5,413 Views / 80 Replies  
Yeah, I don't think the EU (more specifically France) is interested in granting a general extension.
They seem to be fed up with Britain, and they don't want a remaining Britain to throw monkey...
Posted by turtle777, on Oct 21, 2019 at 11:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's a political correct way of saying #$&@ off. ... 4,274 Views / 63 Replies  
It's a political correct way of saying #$&@ off.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Oct 17, 2019 at 06:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I didn’t even know vsco girls were a thing.... 16,599 Views / 101 Replies  
I didn’t even know vsco girls were a thing. :confused:

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Oct 2, 2019 at 01:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
hard to tell from the pics, but to me, this... 155,042 Views / 984 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 ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Sep 25, 2019 at 09:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Because the EU doesn’t negotiate in good faith. ... 5,413 Views / 80 Replies  
Because the EU doesn’t negotiate in good faith.
You can’t “settle” these things beforehand.

-t
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... 5,413 Views / 80 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... 5,413 Views / 80 Replies  
:lol:

You do understand how democracies work ?!?

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

-t
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... 5,413 Views / 80 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... 7,495 Views / 15 Replies  
I have seen that in Mexico and some European countries.

It’s unthinkable in the US.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Aug 20, 2019 at 11:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I too got a higher credit limit than I expected. ... 3,804 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/)... 3,804 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 3,804 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... 5,475 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)... 5,475 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.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 15, 2019 at 02:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There seem to be quite a difference between the... 3,179 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... 3,179 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.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 14, 2019 at 11:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Only if you believe the propaganda. See,... 5,475 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... 23,368 Views / 279 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.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 14, 2019 at 02:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Can you read ? I said BOTH acted like... 23,368 Views / 279 Replies  
Can you read ?

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

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 13, 2019 at 05:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You do understand that ACA is not giving people... 3,179 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... 23,368 Views / 279 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... 23,368 Views / 279 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.

-t
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... 23,368 Views / 279 Replies  
No, OAW, I call BS on your assertion that people let strangers into locked areas w/o asking questions.

It does not happen.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 11, 2019 at 01:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m not sure I understand exactly what happened. ... 23,368 Views / 279 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 ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 10, 2019 at 04:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, except, I didn't say Apple would never... 7,863 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 ?... 7,863 Views / 44 Replies  
Are you telling all whiners will now shut up ? :eek:

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 9, 2019 at 09:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Free speech. If the idiot proud boys want to... 1,212 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... 1,212 Views / 9 Replies  
Only if we let them.

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

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 8, 2019 at 10:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I was more evaluating his statement that “if you... 3,107 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”.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 8, 2019 at 10:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Definitely NOT in the US. -t 3,107 Views / 20 Replies  
Definitely NOT in the US.

-t
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,... 7,863 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... 4,369 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. ... 4,369 Views / 9 Replies  
Can't wait for authentication with Apple ID.

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

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 6, 2019 at 02:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My experience with a Fusion Drive in my 2013 iMac... 7,863 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.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 6, 2019 at 12:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s interesting stuff. Just shows that... 7,863 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.”

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 5, 2019 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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