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Yeah… the culture that’s developed amongst... 259,165 Views / 1,057 Replies  
Yeah… the culture that’s developed amongst regular CTA riders is “don’t engage rule-breakers”. It probably won’t work, and there’s a non-zero chance of injury or death. This makes the mask situation...
Posted by subego, on Today at 06:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The only thing I can possibly give to the lane... 251,529 Views / 642 Replies  
The only thing I can possibly give to the lane changer is the car in front of them had their signal on, and was trying to let them go first.

I’ll admit, I drive more like the Mini than I should.
...
Posted by subego, on Today at 04:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, they’re fools. Shrimp chips are... 1,043 Views / 25 Replies  
Well, they’re fools.

Shrimp chips are delightful, but I’m still the tastier option.

I have great marbling.
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mario + Rabbids 2 is coming! Whoo hoo! I... 22,793 Views / 111 Replies  
Mario + Rabbids 2 is coming! Whoo hoo!

I should really finish the first one. Only about halfway through.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 11:27 PM, in Gaming
Those chickens would have to pull them out of my... 1,043 Views / 25 Replies  
Those chickens would have to pull them out of my cold, dead hand.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://i.imgur.com/7a01RLO.gif No further... 251,529 Views / 642 Replies  
https://i.imgur.com/7a01RLO.gif

No further info.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven’t seen them. For whatever reason,... 1,043 Views / 25 Replies  
I haven’t seen them.

For whatever reason, lentils have been the big go-to around here for a flour based-chip, pushing out pita chips.

Are they really thin and crispy like normal papadam? The...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 12:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Brilliant Solutions Thread 142 Views / 1 Replies  
https://www.reddit.com/r/specializedtools/comments/nxcye7/bobcatfreeing_shield/

Video is 35 seconds.

When I first watched this all I could think was “there’s a huge problem with this plan”.
...
Posted by subego, on Jun 11, 2021 at 03:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Rune Factory 5 is getting a localization for... 22,793 Views / 111 Replies  
Rune Factory 5 is getting a localization for release next year. Unfortunately, I hear the game is poorly coded.
Posted by subego, on Jun 11, 2021 at 11:53 AM, in Gaming
No apologies necessary! :) Allow me to... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
No apologies necessary! :)

Allow me to attempt to connect it.

The question which sparked this tangent was whether the Heller decision reflected the values of the authors of the 2nd Amendment,...
Posted by subego, on Jun 11, 2021 at 01:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The reason for this is because this is the claim... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
The reason for this is because this is the claim you challenged:




Note the qualifier.



Edit: and if we want to get ultra-pedantic, caliber doesn’t really determine whether it’s a pistol...
Posted by subego, on Jun 11, 2021 at 12:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The way I approach originalism, I’m only trying... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
The way I approach originalism, I’m only trying to figure out what the values were of the people who wrote it then. That sets the law, and it doesn’t change until there’s a new law.

I’d say the...
Posted by subego, on Jun 11, 2021 at 12:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I know I’ve mentioned before I know someone who... 66,192 Views / 265 Replies  
I know I’ve mentioned before I know someone who lives in Colombia, and will get lattes at Starbucks just to spite them.

Decided to flip that and got some in season Colombian at my roaster.

It’s...
Posted by subego, on Jun 10, 2021 at 04:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The nomenclature I’m familiar with terms a Tommy... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
The nomenclature I’m familiar with terms a Tommy gun as a “submachine gun”, because it uses pistol ammunition.

In terms of infantry rifles in use by the US during the 20th Century, with the...
Posted by subego, on Jun 10, 2021 at 03:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I explained this poorly. Let me use an analogy. ... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
I explained this poorly. Let me use an analogy.

As far as I can tell, OJ Simpson murdered his wife.

If I’m speaking for the law, I have to pretend he didn’t, because the law found him innocent....
Posted by subego, on Jun 10, 2021 at 03:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Woops! Gave them the wrong address. 1,043 Views / 25 Replies  
Woops! Gave them the wrong address.
Posted by subego, on Jun 10, 2021 at 02:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/5mv8Za9.jpg No injuries.... 259,165 Views / 1,057 Replies  
https://imgur.com/5mv8Za9.jpg

No injuries. Perp was arrested.
Posted by subego, on Jun 9, 2021 at 04:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ohhhh… I can come up with worse ones. 259,165 Views / 1,057 Replies  
Ohhhh… I can come up with worse ones.
Posted by subego, on Jun 9, 2021 at 04:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If a judicial opinion says it aims to reflect the... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
If a judicial opinion says it aims to reflect the values of the people who wrote the law, I’m not going to accuse the judge of doing something else. I take at face value the judge is doing what they...
Posted by subego, on Jun 9, 2021 at 07:04 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I take judicial opinions at face value, which is... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
I take judicial opinions at face value, which is why your point kept bouncing off me.

If we’re not necessarily taking them at face value then… I guess I agree? I won’t argue it. Except maybe when...
Posted by subego, on Jun 9, 2021 at 03:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Look for a SWAT team too. 1,043 Views / 25 Replies  
Look for a SWAT team too.
Posted by subego, on Jun 9, 2021 at 01:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking at my fresh bag of Gator-Tators (which do... 1,043 Views / 25 Replies  
Looking at my fresh bag of Gator-Tators (which do in fact pair well with French onion dip BTW), and what do I see?

https://imgur.com/u3lf6uK.jpg

Your state has literally made the shit illegal.
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 09:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Another scenario I can luckily skate past. Van... 365 Views / 16 Replies  
Another scenario I can luckily skate past. Van has a usb jack.

I still end up with extra crap in the car, though. Micro USB cable for someone with Android, and a 3.5mm cable for emergency use (it...
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 08:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The decision by the Court isn’t a reflection of... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
The decision by the Court isn’t a reflection of shifting values. The Court’s argument is its decision reflects the values of the people who wrote the Amendment,

At least, that’s the Wikipedia...
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 08:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have a few of those for emergencies, but I... 365 Views / 16 Replies  
I have a few of those for emergencies, but I don’t think I’ve ever actually used one.

I would on a flight, but the last flight I took was before the iPhone was invented, let alone Lightning.
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 03:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They are! It seems to have slowed down. At one... 211,622 Views / 549 Replies  
They are! It seems to have slowed down. At one point it was coming down about a gallon a minute. Glad I was home.

Your roof issue is a bit of a puzzler.


Edit: it’s just dripping now.
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Busted water pipe in the unit above me. 211,622 Views / 549 Replies  
Busted water pipe in the unit above me.
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 01:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’d argue it hasn’t changed but instead that the... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
I’d argue it hasn’t changed but instead that the Court was wrong.
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 12:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My apologies then. I’m still confused about the... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
My apologies then. I’m still confused about the point.

When the 2nd Amendment was written, it was about the militia. I don’t see that quality as changeable.
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 11:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’d put certain attitudes towards women in that... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
I’d put certain attitudes towards women in that category.

There was a time when womens’ primary role in society had to be as baby factories. There wasn’t another option. Too much war, not enough...
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 11:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
What did you think was the meaning behind the... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
What did you think was the meaning behind the following statement?

“I wouldn’t want my viewpoint to reign on the Court to the exclusion of all others…”

I don’t know how we got from here to “if...
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 10:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Being sarcastic doesn’t usually help clarify... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
Being sarcastic doesn’t usually help clarify things.

The correct interpretation of the 2nd Amendment is that it’s about the militia. That’s still the correct interpretation, even though the Court...
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 10:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Remember when I mentioned those conclusions I... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
Remember when I mentioned those conclusions I come to and then work backwards from? One of those conclusions is to hate consolidating too much government power in one place. Like, really hate it.
...
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 01:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m writing a reply to the rest, but this part... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
I’m writing a reply to the rest, but this part confuses me.

What I’m saying is interracial marriage should have been legal for the entire history of the country. That’s why I’m calling it...
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 11:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Something I want to make clear is I agree with... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
Something I want to make clear is I agree with the idea we can ascribe a quality of timelessness to moral plateaus like “interracial couples should be allowed to marry”.

Where it gets sticky is...
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 10:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Luckily for me, I can’t stand headphones. 365 Views / 16 Replies  
Luckily for me, I can’t stand headphones.
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 10:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We don’t have to respect the opinions of the... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
We don’t have to respect the opinions of the people who wrote the Constitution with regards to slavery because we passed an amendment to the Constitution explicitly abolishing it.

We don’t have...
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 10:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I addressed this in my last post, but the key... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
I addressed this in my last post, but the key observation is “moral ≠ legal” (and to clarify, I mean that as “having to do with law”, not “opposite of illegal”).

My moral positions are a lot...
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 08:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What is moral ≠ what is legal. Like, not even... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
What is moral ≠ what is legal. Like, not even close.

As for the Civil War, I’d argue the North had very little interest in abolition, and had much interest in economically wringing the South’s...
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 08:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How so? In 2003, every state considered... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
How so?

In 2003, every state considered marriage not to be a process due same-sex couples.

If the Court had legitimate grounds to overturn all 50 states at that time, every states’ say on what...
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 07:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I used to think this, but acclimated to the... 365 Views / 16 Replies  
I used to think this, but acclimated to the larger size.

The SE form factor seems hopelessly cramped now.

Also, since I’m a sweaty MFer, FaceID >>>>>> TouchID.
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 07:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When I looked it up, and saw “2015”, I went “it’s... 365 Views / 16 Replies  
When I looked it up, and saw “2015”, I went “it’s only 2 years old? Wait, o shi…”
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 06:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fair enough. I don’t really know too much... 259,165 Views / 1,057 Replies  
Fair enough.

I don’t really know too much about virology, just assuming there’s a reason they usually wait longer.
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 06:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Davy Jones used to do a drunk Dudley Moore... 62,207 Views / 147 Replies  
Davy Jones used to do a drunk Dudley Moore impersonation which was better than the real thing.

Like, John Belushi and Joe Cocker better.
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 06:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s good to hear! My examples are pretty... 365 Views / 16 Replies  
That’s good to hear!

My examples are pretty ancient, so maybe they’ve seen the error of their ways.

Past my fleet of iPad 2s and my Mini, the next oldest iDevice I have is a 1st gen iPad Pro,...
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 06:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There could be long-term effects we’re not aware... 259,165 Views / 1,057 Replies  
There could be long-term effects we’re not aware of yet.

It’s likely worth the risk, but I don’t feel comfortable yet saying it’s been proven they don’t exist.
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 05:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Interesting! I had never heard of him, but I... 62,207 Views / 147 Replies  
Interesting!

I had never heard of him, but I can definitely see his influence on a lot of indie cartoonists.

Also reminds me of Ronald Searle.
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 05:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Spam musubi. https://imgur.com/q7LSns5.jpg 62,207 Views / 147 Replies  
Spam musubi.

https://imgur.com/q7LSns5.jpg
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 04:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple final iOS updates scare me. iOS 9 makes an... 365 Views / 16 Replies  
Apple final iOS updates scare me. iOS 9 makes an iPad 2 worthless. iOS 12 on my Mini is usable, but molasses slow.

(I may not have remembered the numbers right)
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
By this reading, the states have no say... 141,352 Views / 578 Replies  
By this reading, the states have no say whatsoever in what constitutes due process.

Apart from violating the 10th Amendment, it’s just a horrible idea.

If 50 state legislatures, duly elected by...
Posted by subego, on Jun 7, 2021 at 09:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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