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Like Laminar, this is all way out of my... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
Like Laminar, this is all way out of my wheelhouse. I felt like I could comment on that one bit from the AMA because it’s starting to get into geopolitics, which judging from that statement is out of...
Posted by subego, on Today at 08:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Thanks! Seems relatively low-key. ... 995,903 Views / 2,817 Replies  
Thanks!

Seems relatively low-key.



Edit: the protests... I’m not characterizing the police response.
Posted by subego, on Today at 12:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I skimmed, and this jumped out at me. ... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
I skimmed, and this jumped out at me.

https://imgur.com/3yKrW5e.jpg

Wat

It’s not possible because China couldn’t afford it?
Posted by subego, on Today at 12:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Anyone else get the feeling the narrative is... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
Anyone else get the feeling the narrative is gently being pushed towards “yes, this was indeed created in a lab”?
Posted by subego, on Today at 11:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That was my assumption. 995,903 Views / 2,817 Replies  
That was my assumption.
Posted by subego, on Today at 11:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/N47Q2wN.jpg Seattle. ... 217,936 Views / 597 Replies  
https://imgur.com/N47Q2wN.jpg

Seattle.
Driver climbed out.
Posted by subego, on Today at 11:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Actual serious question, which I was sorta trying... 995,903 Views / 2,817 Replies  
Actual serious question, which I was sorta trying to get at with my first joke.

Did Iowa actually have any problems with protests?
Posted by subego, on Today at 10:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I was going to scoff, but Des Moines losing... 995,903 Views / 2,817 Replies  
I was going to scoff, but Des Moines losing statehood was pretty crummy. This too, is meant as a joke.
Posted by subego, on Today at 09:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
To be fair, have you ever met an Iowan? They’re... 995,903 Views / 2,817 Replies  
To be fair, have you ever met an Iowan? They’re ****in’ savages.
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The way I understand it, he’s made two notable... 995,903 Views / 2,817 Replies  
The way I understand it, he’s made two notable statements on the subject.

The first was commenting on the absurdity of inconsistent consent laws (i.e., whether a given sex act is legal depends on...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 05:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Any FOSS dorks following the RMS kerfuffle? ... 995,903 Views / 2,817 Replies  
Any FOSS dorks following the RMS kerfuffle?

Even though he’s a weirdo, and says stupid shit, I can’t help but like the guy (from afar).

Not my own insight but I kinda have to agree with the...
Posted by subego, on Apr 14, 2021 at 07:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
IIRC, the Encore is what they sell at my roaster.... 53,603 Views / 205 Replies  
IIRC, the Encore is what they sell at my roaster.

Obnoxiously, ever since the plague, they close at 4, so I was stuck today buying some more Kicking Horse. Three Sisters Medium.

It’s definitely...
Posted by subego, on Apr 14, 2021 at 07:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/OptimalCavernousFruitbat... 217,936 Views / 597 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/OptimalCavernousFruitbat-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Apr 14, 2021 at 05:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just you wait. 924 Views / 29 Replies  
Just you wait.
Posted by subego, on Apr 13, 2021 at 04:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Finally hit the wall on Disgaea at about 250... 18,693 Views / 89 Replies  
Finally hit the wall on Disgaea at about 250 hours, so I definitely got my money’s worth.

Final review is I can’t recommend it highly enough for anyone into turn-based tactics. The only possible...
Posted by subego, on Apr 12, 2021 at 08:32 PM, in Gaming
Ugh. My dad got hit in the sunglasses while... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
Ugh. My dad got hit in the sunglasses while playing tennis, and the frame jacked up his temple pretty good. He switched to rubber frames afterwards.

I’ve had three ambulance rides, all seizure...
Posted by subego, on Apr 8, 2021 at 06:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t remember anything about that first... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
I don’t remember anything about that first seizure, but with later ones, I noticed the aura of an impending seizure is exactly like a nicotine buzz.

I’m almost positive I had just finished smoking...
Posted by subego, on Apr 8, 2021 at 06:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, I forgot to mention the only thing which ever... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
Oh, I forgot to mention the only thing which ever caused me to pass out was a frozen strawberry margarita. Got brain freeze, tried to ride it out and woke up on the floor with everyone yelling my...
Posted by subego, on Apr 8, 2021 at 06:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My ex’s sister lives in Columbia, and is flying... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
My ex’s sister lives in Columbia, and is flying here to get vaccinated.

I wasn’t even willing to drive 100 miles.
Posted by subego, on Apr 8, 2021 at 04:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
But, you’re so much... taller than the needle. 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
But, you’re so much... taller than the needle.
Posted by subego, on Apr 7, 2021 at 11:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The only needle experience which bothered me was... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
The only needle experience which bothered me was I had a nurse manage to kink one of those flexy IV deals. The pain slowly built up until after about a half-hour I lost it.

The poor nurse who came...
Posted by subego, on Apr 7, 2021 at 04:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Got an appointment with my GP. it’s a... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
Got an appointment with my GP. it’s a week-and-a-half from now, but I don’t have to drive to BFE.

Blessed to be fearless of needles, which is good because blood banks like them some O+.
Posted by subego, on Apr 6, 2021 at 07:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Everybody knows it’s supposed to go on a van. ... 543,748 Views / 1,206 Replies  
Everybody knows it’s supposed to go on a van.

Heyyyyyyyyy-o.
Posted by subego, on Apr 4, 2021 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder if height matters for the fall detection. 924 Views / 29 Replies  
I wonder if height matters for the fall detection.
Posted by subego, on Apr 2, 2021 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sad to report the top layer of plastic from one... 6,447 Views / 28 Replies  
Sad to report the top layer of plastic from one of those iridescent replacement grips for the Pro Controller is starting to flake off.

https://imgur.com/ofAhW4U.jpg



Edit: apologies for the...
Posted by subego, on Mar 31, 2021 at 08:07 PM, in Gaming
Looks like Hillary Clinton with a pink beard... 543,748 Views / 1,206 Replies  
Looks like Hillary Clinton with a pink beard headlining this year’s WWDC.

https://imgur.com/5lkgCjJ.jpg
Posted by subego, on Mar 30, 2021 at 06:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As an aside, the one time I served on a jury was... 1,198 Views / 27 Replies  
As an aside, the one time I served on a jury was for a doctor suing his hospital because their malpractice insurance paid out for one of his patients, thus declaring him guilty of committing the...
Posted by subego, on Mar 30, 2021 at 08:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIW, I also feel like GPs here pull in more than... 1,198 Views / 27 Replies  
FWIW, I also feel like GPs here pull in more than $200K.
Posted by subego, on Mar 29, 2021 at 07:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“I’ve had it with these motha****in’ iMacs not on... 1,758 Views / 27 Replies  
“I’ve had it with these motha****in’ iMacs not on this motha****in’ plane!”

-Tim Cook
Posted by subego, on Mar 29, 2021 at 12:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, that’s the thing. It doesn’t seem to manage... 1,198 Views / 27 Replies  
Well, that’s the thing. It doesn’t seem to manage to leak back to the practitioners as well in a socialized system. There’s also the issue of how even the best intentioned subsidies invariably end up...
Posted by subego, on Mar 27, 2021 at 06:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the things I always see mentioned is the... 1,198 Views / 27 Replies  
One of the things I always see mentioned is the median salary for doctors is really high in America. $200K vs. £60K in the UK. It should be noted the UK doctor will end up with higher taxes, but the...
Posted by subego, on Mar 27, 2021 at 05:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a catch-22 because the only reason people... 1,215 Views / 22 Replies  
This is a catch-22 because the only reason people will pay attention to a social media account is if it’s interesting, and by making it interesting you’ll invariably end up doxing yourself.

An...
Posted by subego, on Mar 25, 2021 at 07:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If a letter to the editor is printed on a forest... 1,215 Views / 22 Replies  
If a letter to the editor is printed on a forest of dead trees but no one reads it, does it make an outrage?
Posted by subego, on Mar 24, 2021 at 05:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
IIRC, Mario+Rabbids didn’t grab you, and this is... 18,693 Views / 89 Replies  
IIRC, Mario+Rabbids didn’t grab you, and this is fundamentally the same game. I’m hugely biased because it’s probably my favorite genre. This game also leaves a whole lot more up to the player in...
Posted by subego, on Mar 24, 2021 at 05:08 PM, in Gaming
Start by not naming the organization. ;) ... 1,215 Views / 22 Replies  
Start by not naming the organization. ;)


My bet is on the NRA.
Posted by subego, on Mar 24, 2021 at 03:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Only have heavy cream. Getting sick of it. Too... 53,603 Views / 205 Replies  
Only have heavy cream. Getting sick of it. Too oily.

I’m surprised I’ve only found one dairy (Dean’s) who sells light cream. This may also be a Kroger issue, but I don’t recall seeing it anywhere...
Posted by subego, on Mar 24, 2021 at 03:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/CwxY5FH.jpg 1,658 Views / 3 Replies  
https://imgur.com/CwxY5FH.jpg
Posted by subego, on Mar 23, 2021 at 03:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You see, when Faith got to Hell, her master... 18,693 Views / 89 Replies  
You see, when Faith got to Hell, her master wasn’t all that interested in her fire magic. He was happy hitting people with a sword, and she’d just end up dead, or eaten, or both.

Not that dying...
Posted by subego, on Mar 19, 2021 at 11:18 AM, in Gaming
Looks like we’re already at the point where I can... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
Looks like we’re already at the point where I can get one as a state resident (and a smoker), but I’d have to drive a hundred miles.


Link for any stealth Illinois residents and/or turtle:...
Posted by subego, on Mar 19, 2021 at 08:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Meet Faith... https://imgur.com/ohxghpF.jpg ... 18,693 Views / 89 Replies  
Meet Faith...

https://imgur.com/ohxghpF.jpg

Faith is the most stone cold ****er ever to crawl into Hell.
Posted by subego, on Mar 14, 2021 at 03:32 PM, in Gaming
Loving Disgaea now. It’s grinding heaven. ... 18,693 Views / 89 Replies  
Loving Disgaea now. It’s grinding heaven.

I’ve played for over 70 hours and only finished the the first chapter. Rest of the time has been grinding.

The game has “item dungeons”, which are...
Posted by subego, on Mar 12, 2021 at 03:53 PM, in Gaming
https://imgur.com/WScoIs7.jpg 1,658 Views / 3 Replies  
https://imgur.com/WScoIs7.jpg
Posted by subego, on Mar 11, 2021 at 03:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The “team player” is one aspect of conservatism... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
The “team player” is one aspect of conservatism which enables this, but there’s a bigger one.

Conservative morals are highly situational. Conservatives believe the ends justify the means. One can...
Posted by subego, on Mar 9, 2021 at 01:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I posit they do, it’s just not at all what... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
I posit they do, it’s just not at all what they’re saying. You kinda have to crack the code.

The discussion about global warming has very little to do with climate science, and everything to do...
Posted by subego, on Mar 9, 2021 at 04:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If conservatives could be honest, both to others... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
If conservatives could be honest, both to others and themselves, the conservative global warming FAQ would look like this.

Q: Is global warming real?
A:Sure.

Q: Is it man-made?
A: You mean...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 11:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here’s my unified theory why so many... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
Here’s my unified theory why so many conservatives seem out of their mind.

Take global warning. The actual conservative argument is “I don’t care”.

This argument isn’t particularly persuasive,...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 11:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Like I mentioned in the M1 thread, I can use an... 1,758 Views / 27 Replies  
Like I mentioned in the M1 thread, I can use an arbitrarily large number of cores, so I’m exactly who they were aiming the trashcan at.

If I was going to spend that much coin, though, I would have...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s one of the reasons I’m saying she doesn’t... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
That’s one of the reasons I’m saying she doesn’t fit the profile of a normal conspiracy theorist. She isn’t otherwise susceptible to different conspiracy theories, most importantly the more plausible...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 10:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In September I’ll be 50, so it’ll either be then,... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
In September I’ll be 50, so it’ll either be then, or if the 40-bracket comes sooner. I assume it will, but I have to consider the worst case scenario.

With this woman, that’s the thing... IMO...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 09:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The distinction I’m making is she believes in... 198,512 Views / 951 Replies  
The distinction I’m making is she believes in one, singular, totally batshit conspiracy, and then no others.

The vast majority of conspiracy theorists believe in multiple conspiracies. My guess is...
Posted by subego, on Mar 8, 2021 at 08:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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