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Why would one game using a VPN? 2,747 Views / 4 Replies  
Why would one game using a VPN?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 01:55 PM, in Gaming
The spindle worth of recordable DVDs I have all... 503,372 Views / 1,199 Replies  
The spindle worth of recordable DVDs I have all look corroded.

Amazon helpfully informed me I bought them 14 years ago.

They still seem to work.
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 08:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Kamala Harris Loves Turtles 140 Views / 0 Replies  
https://imgur.com/f3DxjUN.jpg
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 03:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Gotcha! I was thinking that was code for “in... 168,174 Views / 838 Replies  
Gotcha! I was thinking that was code for “in Leavenworth”.
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 01:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is that part right? Reading over the USNI article... 168,174 Views / 838 Replies  
Is that part right? Reading over the USNI article I missed it.
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 11:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
A little more info here. ... 168,174 Views / 838 Replies  
A little more info here.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/27/us/politics/coronavirus-vaccine-refusal-military.html

Some reasons given:

1) Youth
2) Paranoia
3) If the military actually gives...
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 10:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Everybody raves about LttP. Not so much with... 5,439 Views / 42 Replies  
Everybody raves about LttP. Not so much with Twilight Princess.

I played either Skyward Sword or Twilight Princess on the Wii. I forget which one, but I friggin hated it.
Posted by subego, on Feb 28, 2021 at 12:53 PM, in Gaming
A friend got a Switch, so I lent them my second... 5,051 Views / 27 Replies  
A friend got a Switch, so I lent them my second Pro and NES controllers. It’s not like I’m having guests yet.

I bought that charger back when I originally got my Pros, but never tried it out until...
Posted by subego, on Feb 28, 2021 at 12:46 PM, in Gaming
I definitely didn’t choose to. Had no idea the... 161,957 Views / 524 Replies  
I definitely didn’t choose to. Had no idea the place had them until well after I moved in.

They definitely bother me. If the invasion levels were the norm I’d move. In general, they only end up in...
Posted by subego, on Feb 26, 2021 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hacked their comms and they’ve ordered a... 161,957 Views / 524 Replies  
I hacked their comms and they’ve ordered a tactical retreat.
Posted by subego, on Feb 25, 2021 at 03:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Watch out for sunburn! 142,407 Views / 421 Replies  
Watch out for sunburn!
Posted by subego, on Feb 25, 2021 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know someone this happened with. She’s an... 168,174 Views / 838 Replies  
I know someone this happened with. She’s an actual therapist at least, but it’s all still tele-health.
Posted by subego, on Feb 25, 2021 at 10:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Both would be warm. 483,246 Views / 1,315 Replies  
Both would be warm.
Posted by subego, on Feb 24, 2021 at 02:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmm... Do you fill it with liters or... 483,246 Views / 1,315 Replies  
Hmmm...

Do you fill it with liters or gallons?



Full disclosure: I drink soda in liters.
Posted by subego, on Feb 24, 2021 at 01:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Over 40° here, so shorts weather! 142,407 Views / 421 Replies  
Over 40° here, so shorts weather!
Posted by subego, on Feb 24, 2021 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
JFC. Pick one. :) 483,246 Views / 1,315 Replies  
JFC. Pick one. :)
Posted by subego, on Feb 23, 2021 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s 70 in freedom units. 483,246 Views / 1,315 Replies  
That’s 70 in freedom units.
Posted by subego, on Feb 22, 2021 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wanted a Pro, but the trashcan was silly,... 13,415 Views / 172 Replies  
I wanted a Pro, but the trashcan was silly, ancient hardware when it was time to buy. Got an iMac instead (about 6 months before the iMac Pro was released).
Posted by subego, on Feb 19, 2021 at 07:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s what killed it. I don’t want an external... 13,415 Views / 172 Replies  
That’s what killed it. I don’t want an external drive unless it’s absolutely necessary.
Posted by subego, on Feb 18, 2021 at 07:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When I was a boy, Maserati dealers would... 161,957 Views / 524 Replies  
When I was a boy, Maserati dealers would advertise by giving away cocaine.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 02:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whenever I’m in that situation, I splurge and go... 142,407 Views / 421 Replies  
Whenever I’m in that situation, I splurge and go to the hotel charging $1,000.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 02:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I used to be a casual dual-booter, but the space... 13,415 Views / 172 Replies  
I used to be a casual dual-booter, but the space crunch with SSDs killed that.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can excuse it, but that won’t make it go away. 142,407 Views / 421 Replies  
I can excuse it, but that won’t make it go away.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 11:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Chicago reporting snowpocalypse. 142,407 Views / 421 Replies  
Chicago reporting snowpocalypse.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 09:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Back when I had a Cherokee Sport, the first thing... 161,957 Views / 524 Replies  
Back when I had a Cherokee Sport, the first thing I did when I got it home was take a hair dryer to the “Sport”, and the sport racing lines on it. Yuck.

Kept the “4x4”.
Posted by subego, on Feb 15, 2021 at 07:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Picked up one of these... ... 5,051 Views / 27 Replies  
Picked up one of these...

https://imgur.com/OxlAefV.jpg

Not recommend. USB cable won’t stay seated. Garbage.


Edit: also, that quadralith thing stays lit even when not charging (assuming...
Posted by subego, on Feb 15, 2021 at 12:40 PM, in Gaming
Not until they pry the hand vacuum out of my... 161,957 Views / 524 Replies  
Not until they pry the hand vacuum out of my cold, dead hands.
Posted by subego, on Feb 15, 2021 at 07:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m hoping it’s just the cold, but the Jurassic... 161,957 Views / 524 Replies  
I’m hoping it’s just the cold, but the Jurassic size mother****ing cockroaches in my building have mounted an offensive.
Posted by subego, on Feb 15, 2021 at 06:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oooh... car in ditch alert. 142,407 Views / 421 Replies  
Oooh... car in ditch alert.
Posted by subego, on Feb 14, 2021 at 01:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m curious what the angle is. As I understand... 28,613 Views / 139 Replies  
I’m curious what the angle is. As I understand it, the distinction in service standards is internal.

Externally, the service standard is already five days. I mean, they won’t take a complaint for...
Posted by subego, on Feb 14, 2021 at 01:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I should add the issues I’m taking with the... 28,613 Views / 139 Replies  
I should add the issues I’m taking with the Times’ presentation are completely separate from the question of whether there was shenanigans. I’m not dismissing that possibility.
Posted by subego, on Feb 13, 2021 at 10:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I have a similar problem where the autocorrect... 161,957 Views / 524 Replies  
I have a similar problem where the autocorrect will fix the word I’m typing but also randomly capitalize the previous word.
Posted by subego, on Feb 13, 2021 at 06:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry for the delay! In that (flashy)... 28,613 Views / 139 Replies  
Sorry for the delay!

In that (flashy) article, the Times has the “national average” as a single line.

That’s a poor representation of how the USPS defines and evaluates timeliness, especially...
Posted by subego, on Feb 13, 2021 at 05:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
About 100 hours into it, and beginning the 2nd... 15,997 Views / 76 Replies  
About 100 hours into it, and beginning the 2nd year. It’s satisfying because the second year is a bit like a New Game+. I know how all the mechanics work now, and have plenty of cash to spread...
Posted by subego, on Feb 12, 2021 at 02:01 PM, in Gaming
“You think you caught me? Well... I’ll show you!”... 837 Views / 8 Replies  
“You think you caught me? Well... I’ll show you!”

[Activates Fark account]
Posted by subego, on Feb 11, 2021 at 10:36 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Never tried distilled, but when making it for the... 47,316 Views / 198 Replies  
Never tried distilled, but when making it for the production I use bottled water. It’s been awhile though, so I don’t remember the difference.

As an aside, because of the lake, the tap water here...
Posted by subego, on Feb 8, 2021 at 02:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I decided it was... twice. I somehow forgot... 47,316 Views / 198 Replies  
I decided it was... twice.

I somehow forgot it opens at 7 and not 6, so I got there at 6:40 the first time.

At least the wind died down for the second trip.
Posted by subego, on Feb 8, 2021 at 12:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Weighing whether coffee is worth dealing with -3° 47,316 Views / 198 Replies  
Weighing whether coffee is worth dealing with -3°
Posted by subego, on Feb 7, 2021 at 08:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Car blocking my garage for 32 hours. Finally got... 161,957 Views / 524 Replies  
Car blocking my garage for 32 hours. Finally got the ****er towed.

Now I get to shovel it out at 8° instead of 20.
Posted by subego, on Feb 6, 2021 at 10:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
+1 Synology. Very happy with their stuff. Worst... 13,415 Views / 172 Replies  
+1 Synology. Very happy with their stuff. Worst I’ve had happen is a creaky fan after running for several years without stopping.
Posted by subego, on Feb 5, 2021 at 12:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
One of us. One of us. It’s a regular game on... 15,997 Views / 76 Replies  
One of us. One of us.

It’s a regular game on the eShop. $40. Originally came out in 2012 on the 3DS, so it’s semi-retro, and has a mobile game feel to it (not in a bad way).

Caveats:

It can...
Posted by subego, on Feb 3, 2021 at 12:27 AM, in Gaming
It’s possible it’s only on the phone version. ... 4,016 Views / 54 Replies  
It’s possible it’s only on the phone version.

https://imgur.com/Hc9UA5e.jpg
Posted by subego, on Feb 1, 2021 at 10:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That’s another problem I don’t seem to have. ... 4,016 Views / 54 Replies  
That’s another problem I don’t seem to have.

Dopey question... is the video mute in the lower left corner unchecked?
Posted by subego, on Feb 1, 2021 at 09:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have three buffalo now. Turns out they like... 15,997 Views / 76 Replies  
I have three buffalo now. Turns out they like apples, which I get by murdering the giant apple people.


Edit: favorite weapon so far is a sword forged from carrots.
Posted by subego, on Feb 1, 2021 at 09:54 PM, in Gaming
Kinda random Screech is diagnosed with cancer and... 503,372 Views / 1,199 Replies  
Kinda random Screech is diagnosed with cancer and then dies a month later. Expected OD or fight.
Posted by subego, on Feb 1, 2021 at 09:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Definitely better than expected! :thumbsup: ... 161,181 Views / 418 Replies  
Definitely better than expected! :thumbsup:

Apparently, I only buy boring paint.
Posted by subego, on Jan 29, 2021 at 06:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, that answers my question of whether being a... 4,016 Views / 54 Replies  
Well, that answers my question of whether being a former Alien Blue user got me into the B group. :)

Even though the free gold has expired, since having ads is way less of an annoyance than I...
Posted by subego, on Jan 29, 2021 at 06:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve ultimately had really good luck with the... 4,016 Views / 54 Replies  
I’ve ultimately had really good luck with the native app.

I should disclose Reddit “paid me off”. I used to use Alien Blue, which Reddit bought and turned into the native app. They gave all Alien...
Posted by subego, on Jan 29, 2021 at 04:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I feel lucky I can’t get this to happen. Maybe... 4,016 Views / 54 Replies  
I feel lucky I can’t get this to happen. Maybe the app team is A/B-ing it?

It’s possible it’s just the way I use it.
Posted by subego, on Jan 29, 2021 at 03:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Along those lines, finishing shrines in Breath of... 14,563 Views / 109 Replies  
Along those lines, finishing shrines in Breath of the Wild was just depressing. I felt horrible for those monks. Sit crosslegged for a century and as a reward turn to ****ing dust.
Posted by subego, on Jan 28, 2021 at 11:02 PM, in Gaming
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