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I actually really miss besson. I appreciate his... 347 Views / 14 Replies  
I actually really miss besson. I appreciate his surreal, “stream of consciousness” humor. The passive-aggressive stuff made more sense once he mentioned he’s on the spectrum.
Posted by subego, on Jan 16, 2021 at 06:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why, thank you! :) 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
Why, thank you! :)
Posted by subego, on Jan 16, 2021 at 05:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here... https://imgur.com/8JnLSMX.jpg ... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
Here...

https://imgur.com/8JnLSMX.jpg

As I claimed, 6.23% of BLM entries are coded in the database as riots.
Posted by subego, on Jan 16, 2021 at 01:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I was able to reproduce at least some of their... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
I was able to reproduce at least some of their numbers. Yes.

The reason I chose “protests” versus “riots” is because those are how ACLED labels entries. If the label is false, that’s not my fault,...
Posted by subego, on Jan 16, 2021 at 01:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m not really sure exactly what I’m arguing,... 347 Views / 14 Replies  
I’m not really sure exactly what I’m arguing, unless there’s argument over whether the China number is legit. I’m not questioning the US has an insanely high incarceration rate for a western...
Posted by subego, on Jan 16, 2021 at 01:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I was a little stuck in that regard, because I... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
I was a little stuck in that regard, because I originally only had the video link, and Google only got me to the database itself. However, the links and quote you posted helped me figure out how they...
Posted by subego, on Jan 15, 2021 at 10:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, no. Even if it was, a yardstick where... 347 Views / 14 Replies  
Well, no.

Even if it was, a yardstick where the books have quite obviously been cooked is pretty useless.
Posted by subego, on Jan 15, 2021 at 09:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Not sure I buy that China number, though. 347 Views / 14 Replies  
Not sure I buy that China number, though.
Posted by subego, on Jan 15, 2021 at 08:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I hope the dude who makes funny noises is in this... 347 Views / 14 Replies  
I hope the dude who makes funny noises is in this one.
Posted by subego, on Jan 15, 2021 at 03:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My bad... 100K annually. 6K daily. 347 Views / 14 Replies  
My bad... 100K annually. 6K daily.
Posted by subego, on Jan 15, 2021 at 03:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Sheriff is elected, but many if not most... 347 Views / 14 Replies  
The Sheriff is elected, but many if not most counties require law enforcement experience to run for the office. Deputies are not elected. Deputies don’t necessarily get lots of training, but their...
Posted by subego, on Jan 15, 2021 at 02:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sorry, I wasn’t clear. I was agreeing the... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
Sorry, I wasn’t clear. I was agreeing the equipment can be the same, but cops and the military have very different training. The National Guard is trained to take and hold ground, or to support that...
Posted by subego, on Jan 15, 2021 at 05:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
To me, the important difference between cops and... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
To me, the important difference between cops and the NG is training.

With regards to options, that’s the thing, DC is crawling with cops. Apart from Metro Police, there’s the FBI, Park Service, US...
Posted by subego, on Jan 15, 2021 at 01:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’d like to see the Rules of Engagement, but I... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
I’d like to see the Rules of Engagement, but I stand by my general position this is an awful idea. Soldiers make for poor cops.
Posted by subego, on Jan 15, 2021 at 01:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
He didn’t have the beard back then, tho. 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
He didn’t have the beard back then, tho.
Posted by subego, on Jan 13, 2021 at 08:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I was asking a bit of both. I know iTunes can do... 7,673 Views / 135 Replies  
I was asking a bit of both. I know iTunes can do it, but Photos is a POS.

Lightroom is probably overkill, but it stores everything as files in folders the way iTunes does. So, in the same way,...
Posted by subego, on Jan 13, 2021 at 03:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can the iTunes/Photos libraries go on the server? 7,673 Views / 135 Replies  
Can the iTunes/Photos libraries go on the server?
Posted by subego, on Jan 13, 2021 at 01:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Break a Ganon’s leg! 4,387 Views / 40 Replies  
Break a Ganon’s leg!
Posted by subego, on Jan 11, 2021 at 12:36 AM, in Gaming
I can’t let a Quisling reference go without... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
I can’t let a Quisling reference go without pointing out he’s a dead ringer for a certain former White House Press Secretary.

https://imgur.com/LLUZQvz.jpg
Posted by subego, on Jan 11, 2021 at 12:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I downloaded the ACLED Excel... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
I downloaded the ACLED Excel (https://acleddata.com/download/22846/) file.

There are 9,379 entries classified as protests with BLM listed up-front as the first associated actor. Police intervened...
Posted by subego, on Jan 10, 2021 at 11:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Important clarification to the numbers she gave. ... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
Important clarification to the numbers she gave.

They’re off by an order of magnitude. It’s not 50% to 30% chance of police intervention, it’s 5% to 3%. I came very close to just giving up where...
Posted by subego, on Jan 10, 2021 at 05:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Never mind... I’m super slow. 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
Never mind... I’m super slow.
Posted by subego, on Jan 8, 2021 at 10:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
To put it bluntly, I’m sad she was killed, but... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
To put it bluntly, I’m sad she was killed, but she also... how does that go?

****ed around and found out.
Posted by subego, on Jan 8, 2021 at 04:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
FWIU, this has been doctrine for awhile, and... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
FWIU, this has been doctrine for awhile, and makes sense to me.

The only military who have training as cops are MPs. It is truly best for all involved for the NG only to provide support. You...
Posted by subego, on Jan 8, 2021 at 02:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I feel early on there was potential cause to be... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
I feel early on there was potential cause to be mistaken, so I can cut a little slack for it. Intent is important. If someone honestly makes a mistake, I’m not going to place blame.

Again,...
Posted by subego, on Jan 7, 2021 at 11:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Important clarification. There’s the Capitol... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
Important clarification.

There’s the Capitol Police, and DC Metro Police, which are different organizations.

Getting a little conspiratorial again, I think the Capitol Police may have...
Posted by subego, on Jan 7, 2021 at 11:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Hearing the Chief of the Capitol Police resigned,... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
Hearing the Chief of the Capitol Police resigned, which is as it should be.
Posted by subego, on Jan 7, 2021 at 10:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I was reading off the current list of people who... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
I was reading off the current list of people who were arrested, and don’t remember seeing any vandalism/destruction of property/theft charges.

Those things obviously occurred, but no one had been...
Posted by subego, on Jan 7, 2021 at 10:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What I meant is they weren’t expecting to get... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
What I meant is they weren’t expecting to get rushed, so they didn’t come prepared for it. If they thought shit might hit the fan, they would have been in riot gear, and asked someone like the Park...
Posted by subego, on Jan 7, 2021 at 09:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So far it’s been unlawful entry, resisting... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
So far it’s been unlawful entry, resisting arrest, assault, and firearms violations (carrying pistol without a license and unregistered ammunition). Mostly unlawful entry.
Posted by subego, on Jan 7, 2021 at 08:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s definitely Pence and his wife, and has been... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
It’s definitely Pence and his wife, and has been there since November.

Total screw-up on my part.
Posted by subego, on Jan 7, 2021 at 05:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I agree it was too easy, but feel there stupidity... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
I agree it was too easy, but feel there stupidity explanations. Chiefly, they weren’t expecting it because the right wing is pro-cop, and before yesterday, seemed only to get out of line with Antifa....
Posted by subego, on Jan 7, 2021 at 05:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That makes more sense. 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
That makes more sense.
Posted by subego, on Jan 6, 2021 at 06:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
FBI SWAT appears to have arrived. 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
FBI SWAT appears to have arrived.
Posted by subego, on Jan 6, 2021 at 06:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Another Clown World update. Pence’s Twitter... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
Another Clown World update.

Pence’s Twitter banner is now a pic of Biden and Harris.

This is verified. I just looked.
Posted by subego, on Jan 6, 2021 at 05:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m also hearing theorizing that Trump needs to... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
I’m also hearing theorizing that Trump needs to get a lid put on this quick. There are still viable vectors for him to be forcibly removed from office if he doesn’t.

Congress is very mad at him...
Posted by subego, on Jan 6, 2021 at 05:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The last update I heard, again, no idea of the... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
The last update I heard, again, no idea of the veracity, is that Trump called up the DCNG.
Posted by subego, on Jan 6, 2021 at 05:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Two updates. No idea of their veracity. The... 19,761 Views / 511 Replies  
Two updates. No idea of their veracity.

The National Guard was called up a few minutes ago.

Pence unfollowed Trump.
Posted by subego, on Jan 6, 2021 at 04:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
According to Wiki, which may be worthless, his... 147,256 Views / 416 Replies  
According to Wiki, which may be worthless, his father was a Tuscan, and his mother was Genoese. It also claims he considered himself Tuscan, and his birth name was Napoleone di Buonaparte.

Also,...
Posted by subego, on Jan 5, 2021 at 10:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Today I learned Napoleon was Italian. 147,256 Views / 416 Replies  
Today I learned Napoleon was Italian.
Posted by subego, on Jan 5, 2021 at 02:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/8af4xwB.jpg 178,213 Views / 593 Replies  
https://imgur.com/8af4xwB.jpg
Posted by subego, on Jan 4, 2021 at 05:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whoo hoo! Metal Slug!!! 4,081 Views / 28 Replies  
Whoo hoo! Metal Slug!!!
Posted by subego, on Jan 3, 2021 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was always irritated the best they could come... 1,105 Views / 4 Replies  
I was always irritated the best they could come up with for her in the theme song was “and Mary Ann”.
Posted by subego, on Dec 31, 2020 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you! :) I forgot pictures... ... 12,635 Views / 56 Replies  
Thank you! :)

I forgot pictures...

https://imgur.com/QDhmjEY.jpg


It really knocks it out of the park when you’re running through smoke.

https://imgur.com/GoQFESn.jpg
Posted by subego, on Dec 30, 2020 at 08:01 PM, in Gaming
Needed to do some gaming, and wanted something... 12,635 Views / 56 Replies  
Needed to do some gaming, and wanted something with more depth than River City Ransom.

Everything in 3D All-Stars is still too overwhelming, so I picked up Valkyria Chronicles, which is a Sega...
Posted by subego, on Dec 30, 2020 at 04:47 PM, in Gaming
Whenever that’s my intended result, I dig out the... 178,213 Views / 593 Replies  
Whenever that’s my intended result, I dig out the goggles. :)
Posted by subego, on Dec 27, 2020 at 08:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/PresentMixedAnnashumming... 178,213 Views / 593 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/PresentMixedAnnashummingbird-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Dec 27, 2020 at 06:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
IIUC, it’s because CDPR made deals with Sony and... 9,863 Views / 20 Replies  
IIUC, it’s because CDPR made deals with Sony and Microsoft to have it work on last-gen systems.

This deal made sense at the time because it was supposed to be released a couple years ago at the...
Posted by subego, on Dec 26, 2020 at 06:48 PM, in Gaming
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/Hackett/59.g... 1,555 Views / 7 Replies  
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/Hackett/59.gif
Posted by subego, on Dec 26, 2020 at 12:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The big bug right now looks like using the... 9,863 Views / 20 Replies  
The big bug right now looks like using the crafting system too much wrecks the save game file.

Woops!


I’m still curious. I’d buy a copy if I had a rig which could handle it.
Posted by subego, on Dec 22, 2020 at 03:26 PM, in Gaming
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