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For a very different story, 30+ restaurants in... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
For a very different story, 30+ restaurants in D.C. have teamed up to feed the troops protecting the Capitol. With better food than the MREs they otherwise get.

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If you want to...
Posted by reader50, on Today at 03:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Remember that Capitol rioter patriot (Riley June... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
Remember that Capitol rioter patriot (Riley June Williams) who lifted a laptop from Pelosi's office? The motive was surely patriotism, not fencing stolen goods for a profit.

But um, her plan was...
Posted by reader50, on Today at 02:06 AM, in Political/War Lounge
A conspiracy requires at least two people to... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
A conspiracy requires at least two people to agree to break the law. Rumor is Trump gave the meeting little attention and wasn't receptive. Maybe the guy hadn't donated enough.

There may be a case...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 17, 2021 at 03:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
When this story hit, I considered if it were... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
When this story hit, I considered if it were deliberate trolling. Surely they know photographers are all around the White House. And papers need to be kept in attaché cases.

Then I remembered....
Posted by reader50, on Jan 17, 2021 at 03:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Legal weed measures keep passing. Assuming the... 385 Views / 14 Replies  
Legal weed measures keep passing. Assuming the trend continues, our jail figures will decline somewhat as all the pot convictions vanish.

That still leaves the rest of the War on Drugs arrests....
Posted by reader50, on Jan 16, 2021 at 02:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If a USB printer is connected (via USB) to... 550 Views / 12 Replies  
If a USB printer is connected (via USB) to another Mac, on that Mac go to:
System Preferences -> Printers & Scanners -> (select that printer) -> Check the box [x] Share this printer on the network
...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 15, 2021 at 10:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You can post diagrams here too, we just don't... 550 Views / 12 Replies  
You can post diagrams here too, we just don't host the images. The usual solution is to use an image-hosting service (like imgur (https://imgur.com)), then post the pic.

Wired ethernet to...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 15, 2021 at 09:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
"It Depends." Most of these changes have... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
"It Depends."

Most of these changes have been done below the Prez level. ie - it would be up to Biden's cabinet appointees. Also, regulation changes have to go through a public comment period. So...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 15, 2021 at 09:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think the Park Service has jurisdiction over... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
I think the Park Service has jurisdiction over all the monuments in DC. That explains why there's always some hanging around. Making sure no one steals a finger from Lincoln.
Posted by reader50, on Jan 15, 2021 at 02:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The 10 Republicans who voted to Impeach are... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
The 10 Republicans who voted to Impeach are preparing...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 14, 2021 at 10:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There is that 5% who fail to develop immunity,... 136,797 Views / 822 Replies  
There is that 5% who fail to develop immunity, presumably because their immune system ignores the vaccine. I expect that's what you're referring to.

I've been assuming that if you have no...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 13, 2021 at 09:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Two changes caught my attention. • OS change... 550 Views / 12 Replies  
Two changes caught my attention.
• OS change from Sierra to Catalina. Later OSs can drop older drivers.
• You're now passing through two hubs, rather than one.

It sounds like you're using the...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 10, 2021 at 04:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I hadn't known there used to be a smaller Statue... 147,455 Views / 416 Replies  
I hadn't known there used to be a smaller Statue of Liberty in Times Square.

Is anyone else thinking that "camera" looks like a Death Ray gun?
Posted by reader50, on Jan 10, 2021 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A thumbs-up to the dude who wore his work ID... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
A thumbs-up to the dude who wore his work ID badge while busting into the Capitol building. Also while being photographed by co-rioters. The company was able to recognize him, and he was fired.
...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 9, 2021 at 02:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
re: crimes. Let's not forget vandalism. They... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
re: crimes.

Let's not forget vandalism. They busted a lot of stuff. Furniture, congressional offices, office windows, the doors to both Chambers. Also, they took souvenirs. From the offices, from...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 7, 2021 at 09:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Only the Arizona and Pennsylvania votes were... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
Only the Arizona and Pennsylvania votes were challenged and debated. House Reps tried to challenge several others, but as no Senator signed on for those, nothing happened. Trump's mob reduced...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 7, 2021 at 05:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Try LibreOffice - it's the better-supported of... 1,555 Views / 13 Replies  
Try LibreOffice - it's the better-supported of the two. You can always spend money later if it doesn't work out.
Posted by reader50, on Jan 6, 2021 at 04:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Trump protestors/rioters have now breached... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
Trump protestors/rioters have now breached (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2021/jan/06/georgia-election-latest-news-senate-ossoff-warnock-democrats-republicans-trump-biden) the Senate...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 6, 2021 at 04:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Many Republicans argued that Black Lives Matter... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
Many Republicans argued that Black Lives Matter protestors were "rioters". Even though it wasn't the protestors who vandalized - but criminals who took advantage of the circumstances.

Today, Trump...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 6, 2021 at 04:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump supporters have gotten into... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
Trump supporters have gotten into (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2021/jan/06/georgia-election-latest-news-senate-ossoff-warnock-democrats-republicans-trump-biden) the Capitol Building,...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 6, 2021 at 03:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
OK, the Georgia polls have closed. They were... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
OK, the Georgia polls have closed. They were supposed to close at 7PM local, but one site stayed open until 8PM. Due to a car crash earlier that blocked access for a time.

With the polls closed,...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 5, 2021 at 11:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump may have just handed the Georgia Senate... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
Trump may have just handed the Georgia Senate races to the Dems. Blatant corruption coming out 2 days before the election is hard to spin away.

Early voting (3 million so far) has favored the...
Posted by reader50, on Jan 4, 2021 at 01:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
SETI Winter 2020 update 887 Views / 0 Replies  
After the recent collapse of the Arecibo telescope (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arecibo_Telescope), [email protected] sent out a newsletter (http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/donor_letter_dec20.php) update....
Posted by reader50, on Dec 30, 2020 at 03:31 PM, in Team MacNN
Holiday Upgrades. 1,461 Views / 5 Replies  
This year, I got a 16TB hard drive, and a couple boot SSDs (1TB + 2TB).

I'd wanted to upgrade, but had been waiting years for HD and SSD prices to drop. Impatience finally kicked in.

Now that...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 28, 2020 at 05:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think that was the intended result. He was... 178,573 Views / 593 Replies  
I think that was the intended result. He was tapping (not swinging) and the cap bolts were already removed. The strut arm was supported at center, though they should have used two straps. So it...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 27, 2020 at 07:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
... and the story is changing. Yesterday it was a... 790,562 Views / 2,795 Replies  
... and the story is changing. Yesterday it was a 15-minute warning phone call about a bomb, plus a message blaring from the RV for people to evacuate.

Today: police were responding to a report of...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 26, 2020 at 03:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If anyone wants to check the location, it was... 790,562 Views / 2,795 Replies  
If anyone wants to check the location, it was parked outside "The Melting Pot" fondue restaurant, which let me track down the address.

166 2nd Ave N, Ste A, Nashville, TN 37201

That side of the...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 26, 2020 at 06:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's been a quiet day here. Cool but pleasant.... 1,576 Views / 7 Replies  
It's been a quiet day here. Cool but pleasant. The relatives all seem to be OK, and we can visit in the future.

Hope it's the same for everyone else.
Posted by reader50, on Dec 26, 2020 at 01:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The target wasn't people. Early morning hit in... 790,562 Views / 2,795 Replies  
The target wasn't people. Early morning hit in Nashville on a holiday. With a call-in warning to authorities 15 minutes before. And a voice message that started playing from the RV, warning people to...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 25, 2020 at 07:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm seeing signs of USPS stress also. Items on... 140,416 Views / 509 Replies  
I'm seeing signs of USPS stress also. Items on the way no longer show delivery estimates in USPS tracking, and I've seen multiple routing errors. Sometimes they don't even say where it was, just a...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 25, 2020 at 07:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Trump supporters tuning out reality fleeced... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
Trump supporters tuning out reality fleeced themselves on the betting markets.
After the election was called, many continued betting heavily. Giving away free money.
Then Trump fleeced them for...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 21, 2020 at 03:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
They'll do OK next year. From the reviews, it... 9,914 Views / 20 Replies  
They'll do OK next year. From the reviews, it looks and plays like a next-gen title. It's just all those bugs that need fixing.
Posted by reader50, on Dec 21, 2020 at 02:35 PM, in Gaming
I've been on DuckDuckGo for a couple years now.... 140,416 Views / 509 Replies  
I've been on DuckDuckGo for a couple years now. However, I do run the occasional thing past Google. When DDG doesn't find useful results.

Google's been getting more evil despite their motto. But...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 19, 2020 at 10:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Lets keep it civil. Tasty digs are fine. Blown... 428,661 Views / 1,283 Replies  
Lets keep it civil. Tasty digs are fine. Blown cars OK too.
Posted by reader50, on Dec 19, 2020 at 03:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow. Did the previous owner pour some... 428,661 Views / 1,283 Replies  
Wow. Did the previous owner pour some gasket-dissolver in the radiator before selling it? Or someone tested a 50 psi radiator cap for funsies.
Posted by reader50, on Dec 17, 2020 at 04:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And now, a movie-related... 136,797 Views / 822 Replies  
And now, a movie-related (https://www.theguardian.com/film/2020/dec/16/tom-cruise-recorded-shouting-and-swearing-at-mission-impossible-crew-over-covid-issues) intermission.

When I read the title,...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 16, 2020 at 03:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That is a lot of cash falling into his pocket.... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
That is a lot of cash falling into his pocket. He's doing even better than his cabinet appointees.

How come the big money goes to corrupt individuals? I would make such good use of an extra...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 15, 2020 at 02:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Ranger was inherited from my Dad, and is... 428,661 Views / 1,283 Replies  
The Ranger was inherited from my Dad, and is fully paid for. Though not worth much. Why would I want to trade ownership for a recurring rental?

I dislike software-as-a-service. If you own...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 15, 2020 at 01:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I can see big trucks when you're towing a heavy... 428,661 Views / 1,283 Replies  
I can see big trucks when you're towing a heavy trailer. Like a 5th-wheel RV.

For myself, I have an old Ranger, used for the occasional large, heavy, or dirty cargo. Mostly it sits around. I had...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 14, 2020 at 08:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was hoping the news would say who did the... 20,152 Views / 521 Replies  
I was hoping the news would say who did the stabbing. Or at least, which side the victims were on.

Most likely guess is the Trump supporters did most or all of the stabbings. Reasons:
1) They...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 13, 2020 at 03:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That takes skill. Perfectly centered hit. ... 178,573 Views / 593 Replies  
That takes skill. Perfectly centered hit.

It's a light post, if anyone's curious. You can see the access hatch, where they work on the wires inside.
Posted by reader50, on Dec 12, 2020 at 01:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Left Guard Snake Oil Cream Green Eggs & Ham ... 1,830 Views / 2 Replies  
Left Guard
Snake Oil Cream
Green Eggs & Ham
Soylent Green
Posted by reader50, on Dec 11, 2020 at 09:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You're ahead of the game, so long as he's not the... 136,797 Views / 822 Replies  
You're ahead of the game, so long as he's not the owner that tried to drive away with a Police Deputy on the hood of his car.

Here in CA, some of our more worthless Sheriffs have announced they...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 8, 2020 at 01:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
@mindwaves, note that your email on file with the... 2,548 Views / 19 Replies  
@mindwaves, note that your email on file with the forums isn't working. Your PM notifications are bouncing back to us.
Posted by reader50, on Dec 7, 2020 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The real question is, how long has he had COVID?... 136,797 Views / 822 Replies  
The real question is, how long has he had COVID? He's been doing feverish stuff for some time now.
Posted by reader50, on Dec 6, 2020 at 05:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
OT, but does this mean you resumed production on... 7,746 Views / 135 Replies  
OT, but does this mean you resumed production on the time movie?
Posted by reader50, on Dec 6, 2020 at 04:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Retired Presidents Obama, Bush (Jr) and Bill... 136,797 Views / 822 Replies  
Retired Presidents Obama, Bush (Jr) and Bill Clinton have all pledged (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/dec/03/obama-clinton-bush-covid-vaccine-safety) to:

Once a vaccine in approved that...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 4, 2020 at 09:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
A few weeks ago, a delivery company mistakenly... 40,261 Views / 187 Replies  
A few weeks ago, a delivery company mistakenly dropped off a case of infant formula. Shipping label blew off the box before I found it, so no idea who it was going to. Or who shipped it. I've been...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 4, 2020 at 03:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe we should be talking about attempted... 136,797 Views / 822 Replies  
Maybe we should be talking about attempted murder. Because that's what it is. Gotta admit, I'm getting tired of these kinds of stories. Where they hurt other people, because it's just too...
Posted by reader50, on Dec 1, 2020 at 10:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
More like they got a leg up, with a speed... 1,435 Views / 2 Replies  
More like they got a leg up, with a speed breakthrough.

Very good news though. A lot of medical and genetics research is held up by folding problems.
Posted by reader50, on Dec 1, 2020 at 03:22 PM, in Team MacNN
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