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I wouldn’t want to bet money on that. This GOP... 6,842 Views / 66 Replies  
I wouldn’t want to bet money on that. This GOP isn’t your father’s GOP, by a long shot. There are more than a few members of the GOP (especially in the House) who I honestly don’t think would have...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 08:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
RIP Humble Choice 198 Views / 2 Replies  
Dunno if any of y'a'll use it, but Humble Choice for Mac and Linux goes bye-bye Feb.1. (https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2022/01/humble-subscription-service-is-dumping-mac-linux-access-in-18-days/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 14, 2022 at 07:18 AM, in Gaming
Apparently, the DOJ thinks the Oath Keepers had a... 6,842 Views / 66 Replies  
Apparently, the DOJ thinks the Oath Keepers had a plan.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 14, 2022 at 07:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
SCOTUS today struck down the vaccination mandate... 404,479 Views / 1,475 Replies  
SCOTUS today struck down the vaccination mandate for large businesses, but upheld the mandate for healthcare and medical businesses that receive federal dollars, i.e. Medicare (which is pretty much...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 13, 2022 at 07:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve seen Wordle mentioned in many places, but I... 227 Views / 2 Replies  
I’ve seen Wordle mentioned in many places, but I haven’t jumped at it.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 11, 2022 at 03:32 PM, in Gaming
Better than nothing. I wager there will be... 404,479 Views / 1,475 Replies  
Better than nothing. I wager there will be parents screaming about the masks upsetting their delicate offspring now. That seems to be the latest bugaboo making the rounds of the antivax/mask/reality...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 11, 2022 at 12:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The story about that burst water pipe.... 345,301 Views / 727 Replies  
The story about that burst water pipe. (https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/regional/beech-mountain-water-line-skiers-sprayed/275-38211c02-61bf-4121-8516-e74c0d3784e6)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 10, 2022 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Bob Saget 269 Views / 2 Replies  
Bob Saget died Sunday afternoon (https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/bob-saget-dead-full-house-star-afv-host-1235149876/). He was 65.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 10, 2022 at 08:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Vocabulary Quiz 227 Views / 2 Replies  
A fun little quiz from Merriam-Webster to test your vocabulary skillz. (https://www.merriam-webster.com/word-games/vocabulary-quiz)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 8, 2022 at 10:30 AM, in Gaming
That's what you get for living next to an inland... 247,360 Views / 449 Replies  
That's what you get for living next to an inland ocean. Chill is a moderate -9 here this morning.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 7, 2022 at 08:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: A-Rod seems to have fallen on hard times, I... 659,141 Views / 1,156 Replies  
A-Rod seems to have fallen on hard times, I guess. Sad.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 6, 2022 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wind chill down here in Indy this morning is a... 247,360 Views / 449 Replies  
Wind chill down here in Indy this morning is a balmy 2. I suspect it went below zero at sometime overnight. High today is a whopping 16 with a windchill of 3. I hate winter.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 6, 2022 at 08:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Gab... 1,432,636 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Gab (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gab_(social_network))
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 4, 2022 at 08:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
They are here in Indy. A friend of mine drives a... 404,479 Views / 1,475 Replies  
They are here in Indy. A friend of mine drives a bus for Carmel schools and he's scared to death to go back. He's sticking it out, though, til the end of the semester when he can retire and get his...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 3, 2022 at 03:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My soon-to-be four-year-old granddaughter loves... 473 Views / 7 Replies  
My soon-to-be four-year-old granddaughter loves playing MarioKart on the Switch. I know nothing about these games, but apparently there's a setting that imposes a hard boundary at the edge of the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 2, 2022 at 01:18 PM, in Gaming
Love that classic gold BBS 3-piece. Great look. 801,072 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Love that classic gold BBS 3-piece. Great look.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 31, 2021 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Sue Ann Nivens 438 Views / 2 Replies  
Betty White has passed. (https://www.tmz.com/2021/12/31/betty-white-dead-dies-golden-girls/) She was 99.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 31, 2021 at 03:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Make a coffee table with them. 801,072 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Make a coffee table with them.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 29, 2021 at 04:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In my VW, the traction control light flashes when... 300,300 Views / 752 Replies  
In my VW, the traction control light flashes when it’s working, such as sliding on wet pavement.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 29, 2021 at 12:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wat??? 476 Views / 3 Replies  
Wat???
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 27, 2021 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Both AirPlay and AirDrop are locked-down tight. 739 Views / 7 Replies  
Both AirPlay and AirDrop are locked-down tight.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 27, 2021 at 03:11 PM, in iOS Apps
No tech under the tree for me this year, and... 676 Views / 12 Replies  
No tech under the tree for me this year, and that's just fine. The missusSanta says there's one more gift on the way, but I really doubt it's a replacement for my ageing old iPad. Oh well.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 27, 2021 at 03:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You mean in general? I like tapioca pudding.... 419,611 Views / 712 Replies  
You mean in general? I like tapioca pudding. Homemade. Not the gelatinous premade stuff.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 27, 2021 at 10:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
JtB4IDhOZIQ 7,127 Views / 54 Replies  
JtB4IDhOZIQ
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 27, 2021 at 10:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The course is a lot like an explosion in a jungle... 7,127 Views / 54 Replies  
The course is a lot like an explosion in a jungle gym factory. Multi levels, platforms, rails, etc. It’s a set of one-on-one chases through the course. It’s pretty fun.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 26, 2021 at 08:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They already tried. The ½ Hour News Hour. It... 1,432,636 Views / 3,227 Replies  
They already tried. The ½ Hour News Hour. It wasn’t good. At all.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 26, 2021 at 07:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
TIL there is a World Chase Tag championship. It’s... 7,127 Views / 54 Replies  
TIL there is a World Chase Tag championship. It’s a mashup of parkour and tag, on a closed indoor course. And, it’s actually fun to watch. The world championship matches will be in London.

It came...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 26, 2021 at 07:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I keep AirPlay turned off unless I plan to use... 739 Views / 7 Replies  
I keep AirPlay turned off unless I plan to use it, which is very rarely.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 26, 2021 at 01:11 PM, in iOS Apps
Nothing scheduled. Unlike most folks here, I... 739 Views / 7 Replies  
Nothing scheduled. Unlike most folks here, I pretty much use my phone as a phone. I live a pretty boring life, so there’s nothing on the calendar or schedule.

I didn’t see any source identified. ...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 25, 2021 at 11:35 PM, in iOS Apps
You might want to check this site... 404,479 Views / 1,475 Replies  
You might want to check this site (https://www.marinevesseltraffic.com/coronavirus-cruise-ships-live-map) beforehand.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 25, 2021 at 01:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Music App Suddenly Autoplays 739 Views / 7 Replies  
I was making coffee this morning when, suddenly, my iPhone (iOS 14.8.1) starts playing music. It was the iOS Music app playing some Sophie Turner cut. The thing is, I don’t have any music on my...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 25, 2021 at 11:05 AM, in iOS Apps
Christmas day forecast in Indy: High in the low... 247,360 Views / 449 Replies  
Christmas day forecast in Indy: High in the low 60s and rain. :err:
I’m not a snow fan at all, but this is just weird.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 24, 2021 at 12:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank god the parents stepped-in and made sure... 404,479 Views / 1,475 Replies  
Thank god the parents stepped-in and made sure their kids’ freedums weren’t trampled by the tyrant school officials.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 22, 2021 at 10:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s not an either/or choice. 1,432,636 Views / 3,227 Replies  
It’s not an either/or choice.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 21, 2021 at 08:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Given that my daughter seriously wants another... 404,479 Views / 1,475 Replies  
Given that my daughter seriously wants another kid, I think those links would be like starting a firestorm in Dresden.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 19, 2021 at 01:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Beats me. Probably not. He keeps talking about... 404,479 Views / 1,475 Replies  
Beats me. Probably not. He keeps talking about how he’s going to beat this. The taste loss has been the only “serious” symptom so far. No respiratory issues. He’s quarantined in a spare bedroom, away...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 18, 2021 at 04:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
As of this morning, dumbass has lost his sense of... 404,479 Views / 1,475 Replies  
As of this morning, dumbass has lost his sense of taste.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 18, 2021 at 02:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You might be surprised. There are tons of... 1,152 Views / 11 Replies  
You might be surprised. There are tons of designers/artists/musicians/etc. out there bumping along on middle-aged iMacs and the like, for whom that MacPro would be a substantial, and affordable,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 18, 2021 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
With rum, bourbon, or brandy? 7,127 Views / 54 Replies  
With rum, bourbon, or brandy?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 16, 2021 at 07:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sooooo...My dumbass son-in-law, the lone vaccine... 404,479 Views / 1,475 Replies  
Sooooo...My dumbass son-in-law, the lone vaccine holdout in the family, tested positive today. :brick:

It’s not even political with him. He just decided way back when the vaccines were just...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 16, 2021 at 05:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In Firefox on my Mac, the png says "hello world".... 691 Views / 2 Replies  
In Firefox on my Mac, the png says "hello world". In Safari on my iPhone it says "hello apple".
However, in the ancient version of Safari on my Mac it also says "hello world".
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 16, 2021 at 11:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bug in Apple's PNG display code 691 Views / 2 Replies  
This PNG image renders differently in Apple vs non-Apple decoders (https://www.da.vidbuchanan.co.uk/widgets/pngdiff/) :confused:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 16, 2021 at 10:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Speaking of overrated... 1,111 Views / 15 Replies  
Speaking of overrated...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 11, 2021 at 08:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You’re lucky. Horribly overrated movie. Seriously. 1,111 Views / 15 Replies  
You’re lucky. Horribly overrated movie. Seriously.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 11, 2021 at 04:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stripped of power, Missouri health depts abandon... 404,479 Views / 1,475 Replies  
Stripped of power, Missouri health depts abandon COVID health measures (https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/12/missouri-tells-health-depts-to-stop-enforcing-and-publicizing-covid-measures/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 10, 2021 at 03:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Scrooged. Really, almost any adaptation of A... 1,111 Views / 15 Replies  
Scrooged.

Really, almost any adaptation of A Christmas Carol is usually a good bet (as long as it isn't a musical.)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 10, 2021 at 03:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Mike Nesmith 774 Views / 3 Replies  
Mike Nesmith passed away today. He was 78. (https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/monkees-michael-nesmith-dead-1270079/)
Hey, hey, there's only one Monkee left...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 10, 2021 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
SCOTUS just ruled that the insane Texas abortion... 218,505 Views / 780 Replies  
SCOTUS just ruled that the insane Texas abortion law can stand. They also ruled that abortion providers cannot sue those who target them using the citizen-vigilante mechanism of the law.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 10, 2021 at 12:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's unskilled home healthcare. It's hard to keep... 404,479 Views / 1,475 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... 404,479 Views / 1,475 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
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