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To be fair he did say their denial was "really... 7,816 Views / 248 Replies  
To be fair he did say their denial was "really really strong"
Posted by Doc HM, on Oct 17, 2018 at 05:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
But do you cut diagonally or square in half? ... 1,342 Views / 32 Replies  
But do you cut diagonally or square in half?

We live in complex times.
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 10, 2018 at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
zombie ressurect. Just watched it. A curious... 1,826 Views / 29 Replies  
zombie ressurect.

Just watched it. A curious oddity. I like what they are trying to do with it as a "dramedy" but the whole feel is just a knat too close to TNG, maybe if the lighting, music,...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 6, 2018 at 04:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Like now, when its hot, hotter than usual for... 1,740 Views / 40 Replies  
Like now, when its hot, hotter than usual for summer I do love beers from the hotter european countries. I guess they are lighter but chilled they seem way more refreshing than the stronger domestic...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 2, 2018 at 01:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Because then you would miss out on the sound and... 60,577 Views / 557 Replies  
Because then you would miss out on the sound and rhythm of the language, of the sense of place and time and character. You would miss half the play.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 31, 2018 at 12:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ep 1 liked the gun control one. I mean just how... 242 Views / 3 Replies  
Ep 1 liked the gun control one. I mean just how stupid can you be. The one in the home of the GOP couple was just a couple of people trying really hard to be polite. And Bernie the same, not really...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 25, 2018 at 03:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Or indeed either. 107,061 Views / 2,368 Replies  
Or indeed either.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 24, 2018 at 02:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I was wondering why so far Trump has managed to... 57,033 Views / 931 Replies  
I was wondering why so far Trump has managed to keep the content of his one-on-one (apart from interpreters) meeting with Putin a secret. Surely he attended the meeting as the president of the USA,...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 20, 2018 at 05:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's a neat trick. Make people actually poorer... 502 Views / 9 Replies  
It's a neat trick. Make people actually poorer and yourself immeasurably richer, then tell the people they are infact getting better off, AND THEY BELIEVE YOU,

Works over here too. People on low...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 16, 2018 at 05:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sue the EU Trump's big advice to Theresa... 483 Views / 10 Replies  
Sue the EU

Trump's big advice to Theresa May.

uh huh.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44838028
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 15, 2018 at 08:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So we have the madness of Trump wildly claiming... 483 Views / 10 Replies  
So we have the madness of Trump wildly claiming he has recordings that prove its fake news, and claiming the sun didn't print things that are ACTUALLY IN PHYSICALY PRINT IN A NEWSPAPER (for a low...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 13, 2018 at 12:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump vs The Queen 483 Views / 10 Replies  
So Trump's UK visit has started smooooooth.

Apart from the protesting and whatnot, Trumps diplomacy skillz seem on top form, giving the Sun newspaper (the SUN!!!!) an interview seemingly designed...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 13, 2018 at 07:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
We might have won 2-0 but it was Pickford who got... 1,333 Views / 29 Replies  
We might have won 2-0 but it was Pickford who got us to the semi's
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 7, 2018 at 04:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks I should have looked harder. I never... 1,926 Views / 29 Replies  
Thanks

I should have looked harder. I never realised they had enabled it.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 5, 2018 at 08:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
From A to B when A is not here would be about the... 1,926 Views / 29 Replies  
From A to B when A is not here would be about the best thing to add.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 5, 2018 at 03:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
reading that as Cardiff not calif made that 1000%... 81,901 Views / 881 Replies  
reading that as Cardiff not calif made that 1000% weirder for a moment.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 30, 2018 at 01:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
its nice when people report back. Good job. 4,414 Views / 9 Replies  
its nice when people report back.

Good job.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 14, 2018 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Although I'd settle for a Finder that didn't take... 11,861 Views / 144 Replies  
Although I'd settle for a Finder that didn't take 8 and a half minutes to populate a window with a list of my applications.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 5, 2018 at 02:49 PM, in macOS
Moving on from the truth thing which is where Sam... 1,457 Views / 50 Replies  
Moving on from the truth thing which is where Sam Harris got bogged down as well, id there anything else of interest in what he is saying? Mostly it just seems like your (1950s) dad giving you the...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 4, 2018 at 02:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
not quite. He claimed ebay was evidence of people... 1,457 Views / 50 Replies  
not quite. He claimed ebay was evidence of people basic honest, and that feedback shows how honest people were because most people maintained very high ratings, rather than the obvious, that people...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 31, 2018 at 10:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Possibly this one is a little rocky given the... 1,016 Views / 29 Replies  
Possibly this one is a little rocky given the massive problems with every theory that makes this age fit. ie expansion and dark matter/energy etc.

Of all that you mentioned this one stands out as...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 31, 2018 at 10:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just watched his 12 points for life lecture on... 1,457 Views / 50 Replies  
Just watched his 12 points for life lecture on YouTube. Long. Undeniably he's personable, and very sincere, which is a quality that people (especially young people) respond to positively.

He does...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 30, 2018 at 05:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
See also special "insert name of dead family... 1,016 Views / 29 Replies  
See also special "insert name of dead family member here" laws. Especially ones where the new law imposes some restriction on the wider society as a whole. The instinctive reaction is to say, listen...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 30, 2018 at 05:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I thought Thor two was a cold hard mess. Thor one... 30,710 Views / 288 Replies  
I thought Thor two was a cold hard mess. Thor one was fun but uninspiring. Thor 3 is simply a brilliant and very funny film.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 29, 2018 at 05:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I really hope we never get to the point where... 604 Views / 3 Replies  
I really hope we never get to the point where there is no one alive who has walked on the moon. But I suspect that we will.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 29, 2018 at 05:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Further to the importance of Truth, there's a... 1,457 Views / 50 Replies  
Further to the importance of Truth, there's a great (but small) book called "On Truth" by the philosopher Harry Frankfurt which highlights the dangerer created when people expand definitions of...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 29, 2018 at 05:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So a meeting of the Swindon Philosophical Society... 1,457 Views / 50 Replies  
So a meeting of the Swindon Philosophical Society on a Friday evening is generally around 15 middle to late-middle aged men sitting around chewing the fat. However this meeting managed to draw 5...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 29, 2018 at 04:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
to be fair Obama left the bar to winning this a... 2,691 Views / 94 Replies  
to be fair Obama left the bar to winning this a low as it could be realistically expected to go.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 28, 2018 at 10:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Echo is always listening... Echo sends tape... 11,429 Views / 141 Replies  
Echo is always listening...

Echo sends tape of conversation automatically...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 25, 2018 at 05:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I really enjoyed Infinity War. Principally... 30,710 Views / 288 Replies  
I really enjoyed Infinity War. Principally because for the first time it gave us a properly engaging villain. This allowed a much greater depth to the jeopardy set up. Although there were plenty of...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 25, 2018 at 05:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry I read your post as not having seen 2 yet. 30,710 Views / 288 Replies  
Sorry I read your post as not having seen 2 yet.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 24, 2018 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Website/Wome... 30,710 Views / 288 Replies  
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Website/WomenInRefrigerators
Posted by Doc HM, on May 24, 2018 at 07:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I would say I liked it just as much as I liked... 30,710 Views / 288 Replies  
I would say I liked it just as much as I liked the original.

Go see it.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 24, 2018 at 07:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
and out of the blue, emailer from the Swindon... 1,457 Views / 50 Replies  
and out of the blue, emailer from the Swindon Philosophical Society says they will be discussing Jordan Perterson this Friday evening. Co-incidence is a fine thing. I shall go. Because it's what...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 23, 2018 at 05:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I really liked DP2. Way more than BP. (see rant... 30,710 Views / 288 Replies  
I really liked DP2. Way more than BP. (see rant about representing black culture elsewhere.)

A couple of actual laugh out louds. Pretty relentless chuckling and the pop culture refs and 4th wall...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 23, 2018 at 05:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Jordan Peterson phenomena. Discuss 1,457 Views / 50 Replies  
Independently, both my partners son (22 engineering student(, and my daughter (22 english student) have become big fans of Canadian professor and all round media star Jordan Peterson. It seems...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 23, 2018 at 05:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I feel maybe some of this behaviour is a result... 3,286 Views / 135 Replies  
I feel maybe some of this behaviour is a result of increasing feelings of marginalisation by white working class. BBQ woman has taken her stand on the idea that "these people" have somehow taken...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 23, 2018 at 05:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I thought it was underwhelming too. Although I... 3,286 Views / 135 Replies  
I thought it was underwhelming too. Although I realise this is a minority view. I did have some fundamental issues with it's "black positive" depiction. Principally the idea that after thousands of...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 23, 2018 at 05:06 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Indeed. So I have a smallish email list that I... 81,901 Views / 881 Replies  
Indeed. So I have a smallish email list that I use for marketing. Now I have to email my list before the 25th asking them to opt IN. If anyone doesn't reply I have to opt them out. Since no one...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 15, 2018 at 03:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Along with Cosby being convicted and removed from... 24,910 Views / 505 Replies  
Along with Cosby being convicted and removed from the Motion Picture Academy comes the news (finally) that Roman Polanski has also been removed.

I find it hard to understand why he (and to a...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 5, 2018 at 09:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The white iMacs suffered from the same caps issue... 4,414 Views / 9 Replies  
The white iMacs suffered from the same caps issue as the G5's did, just not as badly. I suspect it might be hard to track down a replacement now as past failures have eaten up all the stock, likewise...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 2, 2018 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
But if you are born there you are allowed to stay... 81,901 Views / 881 Replies  
But if you are born there you are allowed to stay to look after the wealthy. Keep their machines plugged in and feeding tubes clear, that sort of thing.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 1, 2018 at 08:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well my experience (over 10 years and dozens of... 1,403 Views / 22 Replies  
Well my experience (over 10 years and dozens of clients) is that as long as it's simple, the house if reasonably small and not made of anything hard then yes Airport is adequate. However as soon as...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 30, 2018 at 03:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just as long as your requirements go no further... 1,403 Views / 22 Replies  
Just as long as your requirements go no further than each node within 30cm of each other and nothing more substantial than some rice paper between them. Or you only need three nodes. Or you don't...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 30, 2018 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
He has a MacBook not a MacBook Pro. The MacBooks... 1,655 Views / 8 Replies  
He has a MacBook not a MacBook Pro. The MacBooks graphics are wildly usuboptimal for creative work. Although to be fair to the MacBook, Photoshop etc are more RAM hungry than GPU intensive. It...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 30, 2018 at 04:17 AM, in macOS
About time Apple's networking got put out to... 1,403 Views / 22 Replies  
About time Apple's networking got put out to grass. Overpriced, under performing and way too non configurable. When they stopped the TimeCapsule from joining an existing wifi network it was basically...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 29, 2018 at 02:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
HOW? 11,277 Views / 169 Replies  
HOW?
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 27, 2018 at 03:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Boxters are currently mere pennies. The right one... 76,769 Views / 763 Replies  
Boxters are currently mere pennies. The right one can be fun. Also shame the new Miata based FIAT 124 is too new to be cheap. Wait a couple of years though, it IS a fiat after all.
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 26, 2018 at 10:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good job we've banned single use plastic straws... 76,769 Views / 763 Replies  
Good job we've banned single use plastic straws in the UK then. Wouldn't want the plant to go to fcuk while you lot carry on with your giant SUV lovefest.
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 26, 2018 at 10:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
yes but to be fair that was a crap episode. Not... 60,577 Views / 557 Replies  
yes but to be fair that was a crap episode. Not as crap as the stupid forrest one though.
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 19, 2018 at 06:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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