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"Gas prices and groceries" seems to be the latest... 1,590 Views / 66 Replies  
"Gas prices and groceries" seems to be the latest drum the conservative media is banging on. It's a surefire way to know who spends too much time in their social media echo chamber.

Other tells:...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 13, 2021 at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wife and kids were gone for the night. I grabbed... 716 Views / 42 Replies  
Wife and kids were gone for the night. I grabbed this one from Redbox and cranked up the volume and it was a WILD RIDE.

I'm still blown away by how much better Blu-Rays sound than any streaming...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 10, 2021 at 03:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPhone side button. I click it to turn the screen... 245,583 Views / 654 Replies  
iPhone side button. I click it to turn the screen off. Then I rotate my phone a few degrees and it thinks, "OH! You want the screen to light up! Let me fire this bad boy up!" No, I just shut you off....
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 10, 2021 at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cold commenting on a video that's being spread... 1,590 Views / 66 Replies  
Cold commenting on a video that's being spread around to spark outrage and division isn't "speaking back to stupidity." It's engaging in outrage porn, and everyone would be better off if no one did...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 10, 2021 at 08:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Percussion. Could have been a chorus trip too? I... 716 Views / 42 Replies  
Percussion. Could have been a chorus trip too? I can't think of another reason I would have been on a charter bus in '99.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 8, 2021 at 02:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1 was groundbreaking. I watched in on VHS on a... 716 Views / 42 Replies  
1 was groundbreaking. I watched in on VHS on a charter bus coming home from a school band trip or something on those little 10 inch TVs? Mind blowing. CGI in 2/3 was rough. Still got all 3 on...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 8, 2021 at 09:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
MWGA Okay, so you're pretty picky about... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
MWGA

Okay, so you're pretty picky about choosing reputable sources, right?



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Posted by Laminar, on Sep 8, 2021 at 09:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
lololol how'd I know you were going to latch onto... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
lololol how'd I know you were going to latch onto that one?

To reiterate - the only info I pulled from Wikipedia were the dates that IVM was approved for animal and human use. A point you were...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 7, 2021 at 10:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Is this your own personal morality or is it best... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
Is this your own personal morality or is it best medical practice? Doctors can prescribe drugs for off-label use but to me it seems like this idea that "I'll give my patient any drug they ask for...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 3, 2021 at 08:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There was a small piece of paper taped to the... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
There was a small piece of paper taped to the wall letting us know that there was a positive Covid case in my kid's before/after school care at some point. No contact tracing, no mention of...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 2, 2021 at 03:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wouldn't you have to differentiate between a... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
Wouldn't you have to differentiate between a doctor telling someone to take a drug and a person seeking a specific drug from a doctor, possibly lying about symptoms to get the prescription? "Hey doc,...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 2, 2021 at 08:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump presidency justified, evangelicals... 1,322,289 Views / 2,983 Replies  
Trump presidency justified, evangelicals everywhere rejoice.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 2, 2021 at 08:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/SlowPaleAmericanbobtail-... 245,583 Views / 654 Replies  
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Posted by Laminar, on Sep 1, 2021 at 08:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I keep seeing this pop up and it gets me every... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
I keep seeing this pop up and it gets me every tiem.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 31, 2021 at 03:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This exchange brought some interesting thoughts... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
This exchange brought some interesting thoughts to the forefront of my mind. It's too bad that all of the conservative posters here have retreated to their safe spaces - some of them weren't insane...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 31, 2021 at 11:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah you're going to need to source that claim.... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
Yeah you're going to need to source that claim. IVM is NOT academically recognized as an antiviral, but as an anti-parasitic. One of the sources below is from 2020 and mentions renewed attention...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 30, 2021 at 10:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well its constant changing of "well" to "we'll"... 245,583 Views / 654 Replies  
Well its constant changing of "well" to "we'll" has made me cognizant of how often I start sentences with "well."
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 30, 2021 at 10:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"We can stop by for a quick jello" was correctly... 245,583 Views / 654 Replies  
"We can stop by for a quick jello" was correctly changed to "We can stop by for a quick hello". So score 1 to autocorrect for that one.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 27, 2021 at 04:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If it randomly chose "well" or "we'll" it'd be... 245,583 Views / 654 Replies  
If it randomly chose "well" or "we'll" it'd be doing better than it does now, where it seems to always correct to the wrong one. Same with adding apostrophes when I'm trying to pluralize something....
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 26, 2021 at 05:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Autocorrect replacing correctly-spelled words.... 245,583 Views / 654 Replies  
Autocorrect replacing correctly-spelled words. Seems to happen all too often that it's trying to replace a word I spelled correctly for something else entirely.

Example: "Would gum help?"

Once...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 26, 2021 at 04:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Like...they'll unlock it and let you in if you're... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
Like...they'll unlock it and let you in if you're already masked?
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 26, 2021 at 02:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So the first rumors were that this only happens... 2,087 Views / 62 Replies  
So the first rumors were that this only happens if you upload your photos to iCloud. Is that still the understanding, or does this just happen on its own without any iCloud interface?
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 23, 2021 at 09:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know 3M makes a bunch of automotive-grade... 245,583 Views / 654 Replies  
I know 3M makes a bunch of automotive-grade double-sided adhesive designed to keep things stuck to the outside of a car in all sorts of ridiculous conditions, including glass. Did you try something...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 23, 2021 at 08:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been temp-banned and perma-banned from some... 1,590 Views / 66 Replies  
I've been temp-banned and perma-banned from some other forums way back when. Only ever got infractions here, never a ban. And never a peep on Facebook or other social media, but again I don't engage...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 23, 2021 at 08:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, the graph probably should have extended... 1,590 Views / 66 Replies  
Yeah, the graph probably should have extended further to the left to allow room for "Dolly Parton" and "Ghandi."



The only thing America hates more than zipper merging is the metric system.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 19, 2021 at 10:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The guideline was that the vaccinated people no... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
The guideline was that the vaccinated people no longer needed to mask, but unvaccinated people still needed to mask. IF that had happened, we'd be in a totally different place right now. But if...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 19, 2021 at 08:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'll give it a shot. The Asshole Scale: ... 1,590 Views / 66 Replies  
I'll give it a shot.

The Asshole Scale:
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Posted by Laminar, on Aug 19, 2021 at 08:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The latest Office/Outlook/Windows update has made... 245,583 Views / 654 Replies  
The latest Office/Outlook/Windows update has made Outlook pop up notifications twice as tall and offers options - Delete, Flag, or Dismiss. Those seem like the three least useful options. If you...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 18, 2021 at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Iowa is one of those glorious, freedom-loving... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
Iowa is one of those glorious, freedom-loving states that has banned schools from instituting mask mandates. Somehow the district is requiring masks on district transportation, so the 60 kids stuck...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 18, 2021 at 01:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is the only place I argue online. Everywhere... 1,590 Views / 66 Replies  
This is the only place I argue online. Everywhere else I'll just smile and nod, it's not worth it the drama and stress it adds to my life.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 17, 2021 at 08:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd say it's closer to the cops checking your... 2,087 Views / 62 Replies  
I'd say it's closer to the cops checking your safety deposit box daily for contraband. You have to put it in the safety deposit box first. If you keep your contraband at home (no iCloud uploads),...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 6, 2021 at 02:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's interesting - they mention a "law... 2,087 Views / 62 Replies  
That's interesting - they mention a "law enforcement database," but it also opens up the possibility of scanning for "revenge porn," copyrighted images, or any other photos that someone doesn't want...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 6, 2021 at 10:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What to call it when you want to shut down any... 2,087 Views / 62 Replies  
What to call it when you want to shut down any dissent:
- Child abuse
- Terrorism



^ Extremely misleading. The phone creates a hash based on the photo, then uploads the photo and hash to...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 6, 2021 at 09:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've seen this "They have an IMDB page!!" thing... 858 Views / 16 Replies  
I've seen this "They have an IMDB page!!" thing before, and I guess I don't know what the ramifications of that are. Do you have to have previous work as an actor to have an IMDB page? Do you have to...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 5, 2021 at 04:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh good, my election anxiety needed a big boost. 858 Views / 16 Replies  
Oh good, my election anxiety needed a big boost.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 5, 2021 at 11:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There was much puffing of air at this morning's... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
There was much puffing of air at this morning's meeting. It's pretty obvious that the only way to get the unvaccinated to mask up is if everyone has to mask up. I forgot how annoying it is to have...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 2, 2021 at 02:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Corporate reinstated our mask requirement for... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
Corporate reinstated our mask requirement for everyone, unvaxxed or not, in all conference rooms, meeting areas, places where social distancing isn't possible, and to and from our workstations.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 2, 2021 at 09:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Are you going to use this product on your... 1,059 Views / 9 Replies  
Are you going to use this product on your property, or are you just storing it there before transportation to some other location? Any reason it can't just be a pile in your yard?
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 30, 2021 at 03:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
poor, or sick, or... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
poor, or sick, or...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 30, 2021 at 08:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That's a fascinating article. I know we've... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
That's a fascinating article. I know we've wondered about aerosol transmission from the beginning, and the choir practice was a famous example of people well beyond 6 feet and out of direct "line of...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 28, 2021 at 12:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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Posted by Laminar, on Jul 28, 2021 at 08:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Every. Time. 245,583 Views / 654 Replies  
Every. Time.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 27, 2021 at 08:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I use the "guest" wifi on my phone at work so... 245,583 Views / 654 Replies  
I use the "guest" wifi on my phone at work so that personal browsing doesn't go through "official" channels and avoids the work content filter. It's the kind of wifi that does those obnoxious...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 26, 2021 at 04:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The summer camp I worked at all of those years... 336,666 Views / 1,250 Replies  
The summer camp I worked at all of those years ago decided to have camp again this year after cancelling it last year. They reduced cabin sizes and make other accommodations. Until a large storm...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 26, 2021 at 11:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's the "you can't reason someone out of a... 180,705 Views / 711 Replies  
It's the "you can't reason someone out of a position they didn't reason themselves into" conundrum.

My take is that it's not binary - you're not into or out of the delusion, you're just captive...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 19, 2021 at 12:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
"FBI crime statistics" has become a meme on... 180,705 Views / 711 Replies  
"FBI crime statistics" has become a meme on Reddit because they so often get pulled out to "prove" that black people are more prone to violence, ergo there's a good reason that police have far more...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 19, 2021 at 09:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Because they use the delusions to justify the... 180,705 Views / 711 Replies  
Because they use the delusions to justify the deviousness.

The delusion is that black people are genetically inferior to white people and a society where both exist on equal footing cannot...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 16, 2021 at 03:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I like searching the history of this forum, as... 180,705 Views / 711 Replies  
I like searching the history of this forum, as it's kind of a historical barometer of what's happening at the time. Same-sex marriage was legalized in the US in June of 2016. The trans bathroom issue...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 16, 2021 at 08:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
People like Majorie Taylor Greene or the highly... 180,705 Views / 711 Replies  
People like Majorie Taylor Greene or the highly religious (Pence maybe?) I'd consider "true believers," but I feel like those are in the minority.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 15, 2021 at 09:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
OUCH all caps 286,337 Views / 661 Replies  
OUCH
all caps
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 14, 2021 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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