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It's unskilled home healthcare. It's hard to keep... 380,640 Views / 1,413 Replies  
It's unskilled home healthcare. It's hard to keep a solid staff together in the best of times. The work can be shit, and the pay is shit largely due to being based on what Medicare/Medicaid/VA and...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 2, 2021 at 09:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump-appointed judge blocks government... 380,640 Views / 1,413 Replies  
Trump-appointed judge blocks government Medicare/Medicaid vaccine mandate. (https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/12/judge-blocks-biden-vaccine-rule-citing-liberty-interests-of-the-unvaccinated/) ...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 1, 2021 at 04:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There’s no way in hell a car can squarely get... 318,964 Views / 709 Replies  
There’s no way in hell a car can squarely get wedged under a semi trailer and the driver not know it. This smells funny.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 1, 2021 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why/how is the truck still rolling? There’s... 318,964 Views / 709 Replies  
Why/how is the truck still rolling? There’s something really odd going on there. Beyond a car apparently t-boned under a semi trailer, that is.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 1, 2021 at 04:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wouldn’t be surprised if in an alternate... 1,358 Views / 147 Replies  
I wouldn’t be surprised if in an alternate universe where the woman shot the motorcyclist the woman would be able to claim self-defense for her.

Which raises an interesting conundrum. In a state...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 29, 2021 at 10:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, yeah, she's a photo person (i.e. grandmother)... 298 Views / 5 Replies  
Oh, yeah, she's a photo person (i.e. grandmother) But we already did the interminable initial sync weeks ago.


I'll look. Though, I don't think she has anything synced to her laptop, Keychain or...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 28, 2021 at 02:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Not sure if she’s on 15 yet. I think not, though. 298 Views / 5 Replies  
Not sure if she’s on 15 yet. I think not, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2021 at 05:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
ICloud backup eating battery alive? 298 Views / 5 Replies  
Now that my wife has her 6s set-up for iCloud backup, she’s noticed that her battery’s life has gone to hell. Like, “can’t get through a normal day without putting it on a charger” hell. She lives...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2021 at 04:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
He got off too easy. 318,964 Views / 709 Replies  
He got off too easy.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2021 at 12:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Congrats! ... 380,640 Views / 1,413 Replies  
Congrats!

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Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 25, 2021 at 03:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wait. What? You had a baby??? Did I miss an... 380,640 Views / 1,413 Replies  
Wait. What? You had a baby??? Did I miss an announcement?????
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 24, 2021 at 08:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, AT&T has been gunning after those legacy... 328 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah, AT&T has been gunning after those legacy unlimited plans for years now. Basically, if you make any change, no matter how insignificant, it forces a new plan and the end to unlimited. I had one...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 22, 2021 at 11:45 AM, in iOS Apps
DnD? Ah, Do Not Disturb. No worries. I've... 464 Views / 6 Replies  
DnD?

Ah, Do Not Disturb. No worries. I've never used that either. But, yeah, it looks like they've taken a simple function and introduced a bunch of nonsense.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 22, 2021 at 08:48 AM, in iOS Apps
iOS15? 464 Views / 6 Replies  
I've stuck with 14.8.1 on my 6s so far, but I kinda feel like I need to jump to 15 sooner or later. What major surprises, if any, did you get hit with (or I need to look out for) when you went to 15?...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 21, 2021 at 05:48 PM, in iOS Apps
So, apparently if you’re a white kid, you can... 1,358 Views / 147 Replies  
So, apparently if you’re a white kid, you can illegally purchase a semi-automatic weapon, take it across state lines, and kill black people, as long as you claim self-defense. It’s all good.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 19, 2021 at 06:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Effing Gmail freaks the f**k out whenever I... 278,042 Views / 730 Replies  
Effing Gmail freaks the f**k out whenever I occasionally decide to log directly into my account via browser, and starts generating "security warnings" that a (supposedly) new device has logged into...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 19, 2021 at 01:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven't made the jump to 15 yet. 328 Views / 10 Replies  
I haven't made the jump to 15 yet.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 19, 2021 at 01:33 PM, in iOS Apps
I haven’t seen that today. What I did experience... 328 Views / 10 Replies  
I haven’t seen that today. What I did experience just today is Messages sending as plain SMS to a Contact who absolutely uses an iPhone. Messages in the stream before today were all blue bubbles....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 18, 2021 at 05:57 PM, in iOS Apps
Which he acquired illegally. Which he... 1,358 Views / 147 Replies  
Which he acquired illegally.
Which he transported over state lines for the specific purpose of being armed during the protests..
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 17, 2021 at 08:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Remember the lethal mess in Texas last winter? ... 1,390,619 Views / 3,065 Replies  
Remember the lethal mess in Texas last winter?

Natural gas customers in Texas get stuck with $3.4 billion cold-snap surcharge...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 14, 2021 at 09:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I wouldn't bet on that. This is the US, afterall. 1,358 Views / 147 Replies  
I wouldn't bet on that. This is the US, afterall.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 14, 2021 at 09:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s the shade thrown on it, by both the defense... 1,358 Views / 147 Replies  
It’s the shade thrown on it, by both the defense and the judge, that matters. They’ve planted some small bit of doubt on the accuracy/veracity of the magnified footage. Sure, that might be what the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 13, 2021 at 04:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Given how this trial is being managed, I’d... 1,358 Views / 147 Replies  
Given how this trial is being managed, I’d definitely want an ASE testifying about magnification on an Apple device. Anyone non-Apple will only open the door to an enormous derail with dueling CS...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 13, 2021 at 10:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Rittenhouse Trial vs IOS 1,358 Views / 147 Replies  
The judge in the Rittenhouse trial has forbidden using pinch-to-zoom on iPads to magnify images....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2021 at 07:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The home health company my wife works for issued... 380,640 Views / 1,413 Replies  
The home health company my wife works for issued their vaccination mandate to emloyees today. Employees have the choice of either being vaccinated or get tested weekly (at their own expense.) Three...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 10, 2021 at 09:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My first "Mac" was a Powercenter 150 clone. It... 2,174 Views / 80 Replies  
My first "Mac" was a Powercenter 150 clone. It wasn't the tower model or the big chunky desktop model. It was the "slimline" pizzabox model. Damned if I can find a pic of it anywhere, though. Had the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 10, 2021 at 02:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Look at the wear on that MacBook's trackpad. 2,174 Views / 80 Replies  
Look at the wear on that MacBook's trackpad.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 9, 2021 at 08:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just got back from having an MRI w/contrast done... 5,852 Views / 40 Replies  
Just got back from having an MRI w/contrast done on my shoulder. Protip: Choose either club music or EDM to listen to during the procedure. The sounds of the MRI machine blend really well with it. It...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 8, 2021 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: 626 Views / 3 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 7, 2021 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, Stafford loans still exist. 673 Views / 17 Replies  
Yep, Stafford loans still exist.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 6, 2021 at 04:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fun! 761,921 Views / 1,349 Replies  
Fun!
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 6, 2021 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like the bug is fixed.... 712 Views / 5 Replies  
Looks like the bug is fixed. (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/11/apple-fixes-bug-that-caused-macos-monterey-update-to-brick-some-apple-t2-macs/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 5, 2021 at 04:47 PM, in macOS
Sportsbook apps. It’s like every other commercial... 278,042 Views / 730 Replies  
Sportsbook apps. It’s like every other commercial now is for someone’s new sportsbook app. Shit’s spreading faster than covid.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 5, 2021 at 04:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My take is that "troll" has deeper roots in... 2,174 Views / 80 Replies  
My take is that "troll" has deeper roots in childhood fairytales and the like, and easily conjures a very ugly, negative image in people's minds. There's also the whole DnD/sorcerer/majiks underbelly...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 4, 2021 at 07:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I miss Firefly... 2,174 Views / 80 Replies  
I miss Firefly (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefly_%28website%29). I met a lot of fun people there.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 4, 2021 at 07:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep. 2,174 Views / 80 Replies  
Yep.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 3, 2021 at 06:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
reader...That's all part of the cover-up. Wake... 1,390,619 Views / 3,065 Replies  
reader...That's all part of the cover-up. Wake up, sheeple.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 3, 2021 at 02:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Apparently, Q-Anon faithful are gathering in... 1,390,619 Views / 3,065 Replies  
Apparently, Q-Anon faithful are gathering in Dallas, awaiting JFK Jr.'s return from the dead. (https://www.rawstory.com/qanon-jfk-jr/)
I mean, what the actual fuck is wrong with these people?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 3, 2021 at 08:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I guess. But, there’s “stupid” and then there’s... 380,640 Views / 1,413 Replies  
I guess. But, there’s “stupid” and then there’s “so batshit insane stupid it can’t be measured”, and I think a not-inconsequential chunk of the populace have embraced the latter and given it a big,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 2, 2021 at 05:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s perplexing to me how one comes to the life... 380,640 Views / 1,413 Replies  
It’s perplexing to me how one comes to the life decision that “vaccine will shed and spread to him and alter his DNA” will be the reality you live in, and not “vaccine will help protect me from the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 2, 2021 at 04:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You can already buy t-shirts saying Guns don't... 2,640 Views / 94 Replies  
You can already buy t-shirts saying Guns don't kill people. Alec Baldwin kills people.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 2, 2021 at 01:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Even though I'm under 65, the tech giving me my... 380,640 Views / 1,413 Replies  
Even though I'm under 65, the tech giving me my booster agreed I qualified under the "at home or work" criteria, as my wife works for a home healthcare company and has been dealing with breast...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 2, 2021 at 08:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
MacOS Monterey update 712 Views / 5 Replies  
You might want to hold off updating your Mac to Monterey. (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/11/why-macos-updates-might-brick-your-mac-and-what-you-can-do-about-it/) Unless you like bricks.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 1, 2021 at 04:26 PM, in macOS
I never use Siri. No use for it. My wife, on the... 278,042 Views / 730 Replies  
I never use Siri. No use for it. My wife, on the other hand, uses Siri for tons of stuff.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 30, 2021 at 01:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
She wasn’t the original armorer, was she? I had... 2,640 Views / 94 Replies  
She wasn’t the original armorer, was she? I had heard a report that the original union crew had walked off because they weren’t being paid (and other issues in violation of the contract, like...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 30, 2021 at 09:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just got my Moderna booster. Left arm is still... 380,640 Views / 1,413 Replies  
Just got my Moderna booster. Left arm is still attached.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 29, 2021 at 01:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I dunno. As much as I want him to have his... 380,640 Views / 1,413 Replies  
I dunno. As much as I want him to have his comeuppance, I feel like pulling all federal money would mostly hurt people who, frankly, DeSantis doesn't give a shit about.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 29, 2021 at 12:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Florida doubles-down on being an asshole, and... 380,640 Views / 1,413 Replies  
Florida doubles-down on being an asshole, and docks schools hundreds of thousands of dollars for having mask mandates....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 28, 2021 at 09:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That sounds about right. Really frustrating. 28,541 Views / 128 Replies  
That sounds about right. Really frustrating.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 27, 2021 at 12:20 PM, in Gaming
They’ll try, I’m sure. And, then the GQP will... 6,126 Views / 44 Replies  
They’ll try, I’m sure.
And, then the GQP will win back the House in ‘22, and the investigation will be shut down. Or, repurposed to “investigate” Biden’s election.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 26, 2021 at 07:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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