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For about the past year, every box of aluminum... 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
For about the past year, every box of aluminum foil we’ve purchased, name brand or generic, has had the cutting blade come detached and bent outward on one end of the box. Usually the leading edge.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hard to say. They announced they were going to... 492 Views / 35 Replies  
Hard to say. They announced they were going to continue providing iOS 14 with necessary (i.e. security) updates for the next couple of years long before the hullabaloo over implementing image...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 12:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Interesting how Apple is soft-peddling iOS 15.... 492 Views / 35 Replies  
Interesting how Apple is soft-peddling iOS 15. When I check for updates, it says I'm up-to-date with 14.8, but down below there's a little link to update to 15, if you want to.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 08:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Whoa. There's a blast from the deep, dark past. 225 Views / 4 Replies  
Whoa. There's a blast from the deep, dark past.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 01:06 PM, in Gaming
US board games vs. Euro board games 225 Views / 4 Replies  
:lol:
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Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 18, 2021 at 10:42 AM, in Gaming
I was watching tv the other night and a... 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
I was watching tv the other night and a commercial came on. It looked like an ad for MacOS, especially when I saw the Dock along the bottom of the screenshot. But, it was a very different feel for a...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 17, 2021 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We’re beginning to get flooded with @&#*$% Shen... 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
We’re beginning to get flooded with @&#*$% Shen Yun ads.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 16, 2021 at 09:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that the out-of-pocket cost to the patient?... 1,905 Views / 74 Replies  
Is that the out-of-pocket cost to the patient? I’m pretty sure the total billing for a colonoscopy is way above $3000, at least in the US. When I had mine done a couple years ago, there were the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 16, 2021 at 09:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Beans. No beans. Doesn’t matter. It’s all chili... 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
Beans. No beans. Doesn’t matter. It’s all chili and it’s all good.
(Within reason, of course. My mom’s chili sucked, but it set a baseline above which to aim. Which wasn’t hard to do, sadly.)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 15, 2021 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And, if you haven’t run the iOS security update... 492 Views / 35 Replies  
And, if you haven’t run the iOS security update yet, get it done.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 14, 2021 at 05:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1-MJy7w69EU 221 Views / 3 Replies  
1-MJy7w69EU
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 14, 2021 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Turd Ferguson 221 Views / 3 Replies  
Norm MacDonald has passed. (https://deadline.com/2021/09/norm-macdonald-dead-obituary-comedian-saturday-night-live-weekend-update-anchor-was-61-1234833212/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 14, 2021 at 03:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
~ makes note for next moderators’ dinner meeting:... 1,905 Views / 74 Replies  
~ makes note for next moderators’ dinner meeting: Add /s sarcasm emoji.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 14, 2021 at 03:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m pretty sure she did it at the show. It kind... 338,588 Views / 1,262 Replies  
I’m pretty sure she did it at the show. It kind of sucked in a way. She went on at 7, and there were still a ton of people coming in, getting seated, etc., so it was a little hard to hear just her...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 13, 2021 at 06:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The $10k is a bounty. The republicans don't call... 1,325,248 Views / 2,987 Replies  
The $10k is a bounty. The republicans don't call it that, of course, but that's pretty much the way it works.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 13, 2021 at 08:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It was just her and her guitar. No backing band.... 338,588 Views / 1,262 Replies  
It was just her and her guitar. No backing band. She was definitely somber-ish, but it really let you hear her words and get into her vibe. I wasn't at all familiar with her music, and I'm glad I got...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 13, 2021 at 08:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yep. Alanis, Garbage, and Cat Power. My son got... 338,588 Views / 1,262 Replies  
Yep. Alanis, Garbage, and Cat Power. My son got the tix last year, when Liz Phair was part of the show. I’m a big fan of Liz, and a show with her, Alanis, and Garbage was something I really wanted to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 12, 2021 at 10:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Went to my very first super-spreader event Friday... 338,588 Views / 1,262 Replies  
Went to my very first super-spreader event Friday night. My son got us tickets to a concert for father's day last year, but, of course, it got cancelled and re-scheduled for this year. It was at an...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 12, 2021 at 10:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My wife and I went to the movies one evening. I... 880 Views / 46 Replies  
My wife and I went to the movies one evening. I can't even remember what it was we intended to see, but it was sold-out, so we opted to get tickets for this new sci-fi film neither of us had heard...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 10, 2021 at 08:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's the trailer. 9ix7TUGVYIo 880 Views / 46 Replies  
Here's the trailer.

9ix7TUGVYIo
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 9, 2021 at 10:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's a fantastic deal. I don't think you could... 543 Views / 4 Replies  
That's a fantastic deal. I don't think you could get it done for less at some you-break-i-fix place, and they usually use generic batteries.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 8, 2021 at 03:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You might want to invest in a grinder. Those... 81,410 Views / 285 Replies  
You might want to invest in a grinder. Those supermarket grinders contain bits and powder from every previous grind it’s done before you got there. Lord knows when they get fully cleaned. Your nice...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 7, 2021 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Idaho hospitals begin rationing care.... 338,588 Views / 1,262 Replies  
Idaho hospitals begin rationing care. (https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/09/idaho-begins-rationing-care-as-hospitals-crumple-under-covid-load/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 7, 2021 at 07:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It completely depends on your brewing method. 81,410 Views / 285 Replies  
It completely depends on your brewing method.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 6, 2021 at 04:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Perhaps. But, SCOTUS has intervened on... 1,325,248 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Perhaps.

But, SCOTUS has intervened on issues far less critical. Their decision not to act affects not just the abortion issue, but also the issue of judicial precedent and the standing of the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 2, 2021 at 01:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Perhaps. On the other hand, to not grant a... 1,325,248 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Perhaps. On the other hand, to not grant a temporary stay on such an egregious, harmful, bluntly cruel law, one wonders what the outcome might be if a proper challenge ever makes it to them. This is...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 2, 2021 at 11:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I guess it's small comfort that Roberts finally... 1,325,248 Views / 2,987 Replies  
I guess it's small comfort that Roberts finally showed a wee modicum of spine and voted for intervening.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 2, 2021 at 09:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
SCOTUS was petitioned to intervene and declined... 1,325,248 Views / 2,987 Replies  
SCOTUS was petitioned to intervene and declined to do so (https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/21a24_8759.pdf).
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 2, 2021 at 07:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think I read somewhere that the law can be... 1,325,248 Views / 2,987 Replies  
I think I read somewhere that the law can be applied to abortions performed before the law took effect. Like, if you think someone got an abortion back in April, you can sue them.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 1, 2021 at 06:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks like abortion is now de-facto illegal in... 1,325,248 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Looks like abortion is now de-facto illegal in Texas as of today. What a fucking evil law. Setting citizens on each other for a $10,000 bounty.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 1, 2021 at 04:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In this neighborhood, it’s a good bet they were... 675,210 Views / 1,227 Replies  
In this neighborhood, it’s a good bet they were scalping the lawn, too.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 30, 2021 at 04:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For me, it’s that damned toothpick eternally... 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
For me, it’s that damned toothpick eternally dangling from his mouth. That sends all kinds of creepazoid messages. I’m simply gobsmacked that that campaign made it past the first airing of the first...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 28, 2021 at 05:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Lily > Flo 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
Lily > Flo
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 27, 2021 at 10:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Those damned Liberty Mutual ads. “Doug” is creepy... 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
Those damned Liberty Mutual ads. “Doug” is creepy AF. Like “Arby’s night manager who keeps hitting on the high school girls working there” creepy.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 27, 2021 at 07:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s been raining sideways for about the past... 675,210 Views / 1,227 Replies  
It’s been raining sideways for about the past hour, and I can hear someone out mowing their lawn. :err:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 26, 2021 at 05:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This why I only let auto-correct suggest edits. 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
This why I only let auto-correct suggest edits.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 26, 2021 at 05:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Delta Airlines Requires All Employees to be... 338,588 Views / 1,262 Replies  
Delta Airlines Requires All Employees to be Vaccinated or Face $200 Surcharge to Cover Health Insurance Costs....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 25, 2021 at 12:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Remember the previous guy’s impenetrable border... 1,325,248 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Remember the previous guy’s impenetrable border wall? (https://gizmodo.com/trumps-border-wall-torn-apart-by-arizona-monsoon-rains-1847535174)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 23, 2021 at 06:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
One of my daughter’s friends’ husband is a youth... 338,588 Views / 1,262 Replies  
One of my daughter’s friends’ husband is a youth pastor in the Wesleyan church. Apparently, youth pastor jobs within the church are few and far between. He landed a new position, and they and their...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 21, 2021 at 02:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My parents used to have a small cabin on a lake... 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
My parents used to have a small cabin on a lake in southern Indiana. The lake butted up against Camp Atterbury (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Atterbury). The Air National Guard would use the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 20, 2021 at 03:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whaaaa? They buzzing Chicago today? I... 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
Whaaaa?
They buzzing Chicago today?

I have nothing but big props to anyone who can land a jet on a moving carrier out in the middle of rough seas.
Now, those wuss USAF Thunderbirds are a...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 20, 2021 at 12:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
On Wednesday, the state of Alabama had -29 ICU... 338,588 Views / 1,262 Replies  
On Wednesday, the state of Alabama had -29 ICU beds available. (https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/08/we-are-set-on-a-path-that-looks-disastrous-alabama-hospitals-near-collapse/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 19, 2021 at 07:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yep. Already whipped one up just for shits n... 338,588 Views / 1,262 Replies  
Yep. Already whipped one up just for shits n grins. Even built a v2 version that would actually fir in a wallet, lol. Rebuilding the CDC logo was no work at all. Illustrator ftw!
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 18, 2021 at 06:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Pharmacist arrested for selling CDC COVID... 338,588 Views / 1,262 Replies  
Pharmacist arrested for selling CDC COVID vaccination cards online (https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/pharmacist-arrested-selling-covid-vaccination-cards-online)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 18, 2021 at 05:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have a buddy who drives a bus for an area... 338,588 Views / 1,262 Replies  
I have a buddy who drives a bus for an area school system. Apparently, school busses fall under federal safety guidelines, and the feds require masks.

FWIW, in his school system (perhaps the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 18, 2021 at 05:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
TIL there’s a type of wasp called the Cicada... 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
TIL there’s a type of wasp called the Cicada Killer. It’s friggin’ enormous. Like up to two inches long and really bulky. I saw one today out on my patio. Only thing, I didn’t know Cicada Killers...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 16, 2021 at 07:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If it’ll make you feel better, we could hand you... 1,905 Views / 74 Replies  
If it’ll make you feel better, we could hand you a week ban here, too.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 16, 2021 at 07:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From what I’ve heard, Burton’s stint was kind of... 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
From what I’ve heard, Burton’s stint was kind of uneven.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 15, 2021 at 12:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Take off the ?p1=HP_Feed_ContentQuery part of the... 915 Views / 3 Replies  
Take off the ?p1=HP_Feed_ContentQuery part of the url and try again. Worked for me that way. You might also have to disable ad blocking for that page. BG is one of those sites that doesn't always...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 14, 2021 at 08:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I liked her hosting okay. But she was just too... 246,706 Views / 670 Replies  
I liked her hosting okay. But she was just too damned chipper and “game show”ish.
Of all the hosts I managed to catch, I actually liked Aaron Rodgers. Laid back and unassuming. Good voice, too.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 13, 2021 at 06:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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