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Rittenhouse was not in the military, making him... 883 Views / 126 Replies  
Rittenhouse was not in the military, making him ineligible. Perhaps she means the Congressional Gold Medal. Which is awarded for particular service to Congress, the US, or the world.

I'm unclear...
Posted by reader50, on Yesterday at 03:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Enjoy your sleep when you can get it. 3 AM wakeup... 375,063 Views / 1,402 Replies  
Enjoy your sleep when you can get it. 3 AM wakeup alarms notwithstanding.

Um, issuing a birth certificate should be automatic. What happens if no one applies for the birth certificate?

Does the...
Posted by reader50, on Nov 24, 2021 at 09:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Got a story link on that? Looks like they were... 313,949 Views / 697 Replies  
Got a story link on that? Looks like they were trying a midair jump between planes.
Posted by reader50, on Nov 22, 2021 at 11:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmm ... if you do become convinced to share my... 883 Views / 126 Replies  
Hmm ... if you do become convinced to share my insights, perhaps we should discuss credit references and licensing fees. This is sounding more interesting. :)
Posted by reader50, on Nov 20, 2021 at 04:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Not sure if I'm asking you to condemn a swath of... 883 Views / 126 Replies  
Not sure if I'm asking you to condemn a swath of people. I thought I was stating my own opinions.

Still - I've seen violence happen in many places over time. Via TV in the past, more often in...
Posted by reader50, on Nov 20, 2021 at 03:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It may well be, but my impression is that... 883 Views / 126 Replies  
It may well be, but my impression is that politics was being substituted for crime.

Conservatives saw BLM protests that they did not like. The reasons for those protests were not in serious...
Posted by reader50, on Nov 19, 2021 at 01:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Within the next few days, it will be "Rittenhouse... 883 Views / 126 Replies  
Within the next few days, it will be "Rittenhouse Verdict vs iOS".
Posted by reader50, on Nov 17, 2021 at 05:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That's one impressive battery. I've had swollen... 313,949 Views / 697 Replies  
That's one impressive battery. I've had swollen ones before, though never that much. One killed my first dashcam. Pity - I liked that cam. My latest dashcams are capacitor models.
Posted by reader50, on Nov 15, 2021 at 02:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven't followed the trial in detail. For... 883 Views / 126 Replies  
I haven't followed the trial in detail. For trials in general, the judge should favor neither side. The presumption of innocence is baked into the rule: innocent until proven guilty. Rittenhouse has...
Posted by reader50, on Nov 14, 2021 at 07:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Actually, Rittenhouse killed two people. And shot... 883 Views / 126 Replies  
Actually, Rittenhouse killed two people. And shot a 3rd person. While a minor, using a gun sold to him illegally. That he transported across state lines, to mix it up with protesters in another state.
Posted by reader50, on Nov 13, 2021 at 09:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
He didn't ask about digital magnification. He... 883 Views / 126 Replies  
He didn't ask about digital magnification. He asked about pinch-to-zoom on an iOS device. So, yes.

Reminds me of the people who hate Obamacare, but the Affordable Care Act is good stuff. It's...
Posted by reader50, on Nov 13, 2021 at 01:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
A camera that adds detail when you zoom in ... if... 883 Views / 126 Replies  
A camera that adds detail when you zoom in ... if anyone knows where to buy one, sign me up. We've seen them in the movies for years, where you can zoom into the shots as much as you like. Without...
Posted by reader50, on Nov 12, 2021 at 09:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Consider yourself lucky you have the 2018 mini... 5,664 Views / 40 Replies  
Consider yourself lucky you have the 2018 mini with memory slots. The versions on either side (2014, 2020) both have soldered RAM. Oh, and they're both limited to 16 GB. Yours can go to 64 GB.
Posted by reader50, on Nov 10, 2021 at 10:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
By any chance, are you the editor? The one... 87,882 Views / 382 Replies  
By any chance, are you the editor? The one everyone will be leaning on to finish it already? Begrudging you every bathroom break?
Posted by reader50, on Nov 4, 2021 at 06:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, if JFK (senior) were still alive today,... 1,382,104 Views / 3,065 Replies  
Also, if JFK (senior) were still alive today, he'd be 104 years old. I doubt he'd be up to political speeches from his oxygen bed, or particularly recognizable. Might not be clear on current issues...
Posted by reader50, on Nov 3, 2021 at 03:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
According to Wikipedia, JFK jr's ashes were... 1,382,104 Views / 3,065 Replies  
According to Wikipedia, JFK jr's ashes were scattered at sea (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy_Jr.#Death) from the Navy destroyer USS Briscoe off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. A long...
Posted by reader50, on Nov 3, 2021 at 11:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Lady fighting breast cancer. Her doctor tells her... 375,063 Views / 1,402 Replies  
Lady fighting breast cancer. Her doctor tells her to get the vaccine.

Her husband says he'll divorce her if she gets vaccinated. He gulped the cool aid during the pandemic or something. At the...
Posted by reader50, on Nov 2, 2021 at 12:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I imagine his mpg is on the low side. Also, for... 273,512 Views / 730 Replies  
I imagine his mpg is on the low side. Also, for the full effect, he needs to add flagpoles to the truck bed.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 30, 2021 at 09:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From what I've read, the recommendation is: at... 375,063 Views / 1,402 Replies  
From what I've read, the recommendation is: at least six months after completing your initial shot(s). Unless you are immunocompromised, in which case the "booster" could be called a regular shot....
Posted by reader50, on Oct 30, 2021 at 02:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If Apple dips back into the server market,... 1,016 Views / 20 Replies  
If Apple dips back into the server market, they'll hit the same issue that's keeping me away from the M1s: expandability / upgradeability.

A server needs a socketed CPU. Otherwise you can't...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 28, 2021 at 07:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds very similar to the 2nd shot reactions. I... 375,063 Views / 1,402 Replies  
Sounds very similar to the 2nd shot reactions. I was wondering if it would be worse.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 22, 2021 at 06:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
For read/write benchmarking, I use Blackmagic... 943 Views / 14 Replies  
For read/write benchmarking, I use Blackmagic Disk Speed Test. It's a free utility on the Mac App Store. Copying big files back and forth works too, but this way you get big, colorful speed guages.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 20, 2021 at 03:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Streaming 4K movies shouldn't run more than 10-20... 943 Views / 14 Replies  
Streaming 4K movies shouldn't run more than 10-20 MB/s (assuming full blu-ray rips). Maybe slightly higher peaks during action scenes.

I agree with the others on hardwired ethernet, especially...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So, a 2-month vacation for shot + booster. To... 375,063 Views / 1,402 Replies  
So, a 2-month vacation for shot + booster. To prevent the student from endangering other kids with their safety.

I wonder what this school teaches.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 18, 2021 at 01:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I keep thinking that most of the transplant rules... 375,063 Views / 1,402 Replies  
I keep thinking that most of the transplant rules can be waived for brain transplants. Prior history of drinking, antivax, or trumpism? Not an issue going forward.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 18, 2021 at 12:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
OmniGroup is still around. Their products are... 1,715 Views / 67 Replies  
OmniGroup is still around. Their products are still great. Though I miss their OSX game ports. I was a beta tester on one of those.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 18, 2021 at 12:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Desktop use here. Google throws a "new device"... 273,512 Views / 730 Replies  
Desktop use here. Google throws a "new device" warning every time Firefox does a point update. Same if the OS version increments.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 16, 2021 at 02:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I chose to be selective about what links I posted... 1,382,104 Views / 3,065 Replies  
I chose to be selective about what links I posted or alluded to, for the world to see.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 15, 2021 at 12:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bring your own IV stand next time. With your... 273,512 Views / 730 Replies  
Bring your own IV stand next time. With your nameplate on it.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 15, 2021 at 12:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pharmacy in Indiana makes a mistake... 375,063 Views / 1,402 Replies  
Pharmacy in Indiana makes a mistake (https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/13/us/parents-say-walgreens-mistake-covid-vaccine/index.html).

Some potentially-serious symptoms continue a week after the mistake....
Posted by reader50, on Oct 14, 2021 at 09:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
When I checked Kmart for men's t-shirts... 1,382,104 Views / 3,065 Replies  
When I checked Kmart for men's t-shirts (https://www.kmart.com/clothing-men-s-clothing-men-s-underwear-undershirts-men-s-undershirts/b-5001304), about 1 in 4 were modeled (including models shown on...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 14, 2021 at 07:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The pink ATV. A hint the algorithm believes a... 1,382,104 Views / 3,065 Replies  
The pink ATV. A hint the algorithm believes a woman is on the line, at least part of the time. The scantily clad models probably work for both types of viewer.

They may not have necessarily linked...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 14, 2021 at 12:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How boring - sounds like many drug labels. ... 273,512 Views / 730 Replies  
How boring - sounds like many drug labels.

"Take one capsule by mouth three times daily. Continue no more than one week after all taken."

I know doctors can have fun with advice. After all,...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 14, 2021 at 12:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I suppose Hebrew is possible - it also uses a lot... 273,512 Views / 730 Replies  
I suppose Hebrew is possible - it also uses a lot of extra dots. But when I did google image searches for writing samples of each, it does look like Arabic. I could match up some symbols.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 12, 2021 at 09:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not acting can often be shown to do harm. ie -... 375,063 Views / 1,402 Replies  
Not acting can often be shown to do harm. ie - when you do not respond to those offers to "feed starving children in Africa" you are doing harm. Based on typical junk mail loads, I imagine you have...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 12, 2021 at 06:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I flipped the image horizontally, to see if... 273,512 Views / 730 Replies  
I flipped the image horizontally, to see if someone had written backwards as a joke. No dice.

Is there a reason why they wrote your prescription in Arabic?
Posted by reader50, on Oct 12, 2021 at 05:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If the hospital and surgical team are OK with the... 375,063 Views / 1,402 Replies  
If the hospital and surgical team are OK with the risks, the above scenario is fine with me. However, this sounds like an elective surgery (even if Johnny dies without it) and I think the hospital...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 12, 2021 at 05:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You're discounting the risk to the hospital staff... 375,063 Views / 1,402 Replies  
You're discounting the risk to the hospital staff (including the surgical team), and especially risk to other patients in the hospital.

Doing a procedure on a vaccinated individual who tests...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 12, 2021 at 12:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Another thought. Use a light and magnifying glass... 1,148 Views / 5 Replies  
Another thought. Use a light and magnifying glass on your USB ports. See if there's any foreign substance shorting across two traces. Might be worth examining the logic board too, for liquid stains...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 7, 2021 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Shared IP address for the home, and the wife has... 1,382,104 Views / 3,065 Replies  
Shared IP address for the home, and the wife has been looking at clothes?
Posted by reader50, on Oct 7, 2021 at 11:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Some internal components are on the USB.... 1,148 Views / 5 Replies  
Some internal components are on the USB. Keyboard, trackpad, camera, perhaps even the microphone. Have any of those stopped working?

Check your USB tree in System Profiler, see if it can narrow...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 6, 2021 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps she joined, thinking she could help fix... 1,382,104 Views / 3,065 Replies  
Perhaps she joined, thinking she could help fix the problems.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 4, 2021 at 06:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bad ISPs sometimes added their own ads to web... 13,304 Views / 13 Replies  
Bad ISPs sometimes added their own ads to web pages, but that would have stopped when everyone moved to https. It's no longer possible to modify page content in transit. Though they could slow down a...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 4, 2021 at 04:47 PM, in Feedback
Loading fine here. Server load figures look... 13,304 Views / 13 Replies  
Loading fine here. Server load figures look normal.

Sigs and posted images are the usual suspects. Including any tracking dots (1x1 pixels) placed in spammer posts.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 4, 2021 at 04:03 PM, in Feedback
From your specs, I believe you have a Mac Pro 3,1... 1,272 Views / 6 Replies  
From your specs, I believe you have a Mac Pro 3,1 (early 2008) with dual 2.8 GHz.

While Apple only supports it through El Capitan, later OSs can unofficially be installed. Preferably on a separate...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 3, 2021 at 05:36 PM, in macOS
You can have her if it were up to me. It seems... 1,204 Views / 5 Replies  
You can have her if it were up to me. It seems she wasn't even drunk. Careless manslaughter, followed by fleeing the scene country of the crime. Hit and run.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 2, 2021 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I always knew the Client was a stand-up type of... 9,510 Views / 15 Replies  
I always knew the Client was a stand-up type of person.
Posted by reader50, on Sep 30, 2021 at 04:02 AM, in Gaming
Some news video was more specific as to the... 197,201 Views / 468 Replies  
Some news video was more specific as to the location. Noisy neighbor:

2001 Jassamine Court, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

You can load it via Google Earth and Street View - the house matches the one...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 29, 2021 at 04:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
OK, this is a bit different... 197,201 Views / 468 Replies  
OK, this is a bit different (https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/29/us/virginia-beach-family-neighbor-recordings/index.html). For starters the cops are on the right side this time.

Summary: a Black family...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 29, 2021 at 01:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks like a Star Trek top, from the movies II -... 1,382,104 Views / 3,065 Replies  
Looks like a Star Trek top, from the movies II - VI, only in black instead of red.

Agree on the tie. Tunic or tie, not both.

Edit: I misremembered. ST uniforms use a corner shoulder clasp...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 23, 2021 at 11:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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