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Episode 9 is live! This is the best episode... 153,646 Views / 475 Replies  
Episode 9 is live!

This is the best episode in the series.

2 minutes, 50 seconds. Language

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Posted by subego, on Today at 04:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mine is only ink because it’s large format. For... 444,997 Views / 1,221 Replies  
Mine is only ink because it’s large format. For regular size paper I’ve got a B&W laser. There’s a Kinko’s FedEx nearby which I go to on the rare occasion I need color.
Posted by subego, on Today at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My HP plotter takes care of forcing me to buy new... 444,997 Views / 1,221 Replies  
My HP plotter takes care of forcing me to buy new cartridges by clogging-up and needing an $800 print-head replacement if I don’t regularly squirt ink through it.

I have the notification problem,...
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I feel one can get the best of both by assuming... 191 Views / 11 Replies  
I feel one can get the best of both by assuming the result, but likewise assuming the vast majority of the time the result wasn’t the intent.

Assume the worst yet look for the best.
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I posit what appears to be bad faith is almost... 191 Views / 11 Replies  
I posit what appears to be bad faith is almost always in fact misplaced good faith.

I’m sure you’ve experienced entering into a situation with the best of intentions, only to discover it’s served...
Posted by subego, on Today at 11:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Also, if you’re not aware the following might... 444,997 Views / 1,221 Replies  
Also, if you’re not aware the following might help.

In the Alexa app, you can declare an Echo product as part of a “zone”.

For example, when I say “turn off the lights” in my bedroom, it only...
Posted by subego, on Today at 10:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
“Nightlight” worked for me. 444,997 Views / 1,221 Replies  
“Nightlight” worked for me.
Posted by subego, on Today at 10:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://i.redd.it/1uihr7tx0m2a1.gif 501,276 Views / 1,091 Replies  
https://i.redd.it/1uihr7tx0m2a1.gif
Posted by subego, on Today at 09:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The full command is “Alexa, open the box”, which... 444,997 Views / 1,221 Replies  
The full command is “Alexa, open the box”, which seems distinct.

In my case “the box” is a script to start playing Pandora on my stereo (as opposed to the built-in Alexa version).
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There’s a home-automation command I created to... 444,997 Views / 1,221 Replies  
There’s a home-automation command I created to use with with Alexa, and her comprehension rate has suddenly dropped from 100% to about 20%.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
@Laminar I’m curious. Do you consider... 191 Views / 11 Replies  
@Laminar

I’m curious. Do you consider yourself to be negative person, or is a big part of your job anticipating what could go wrong and making sure it doesn’t?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You need more arrogance in your life. 191 Views / 11 Replies  
You need more arrogance in your life.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 01:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, I forgot. It said my generic toxic... 191 Views / 11 Replies  
Oh, I forgot. It said my generic toxic personality type is “control freak”.

Half true? Real control freaks freak when they’re not in control. I dislike it, but I generally don’t freak because (as...
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2022 at 09:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You Are Toxic! 191 Views / 11 Replies  
https://www.truity.com/test/toxic-traits-personality-quiz


https://imgur.com/6r1pgGB.jpg



I dunno… sorta? I’m definitely not a negative person, it’s just the negative answers fit me better...
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2022 at 07:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bright Teeters on the edge, but I decided... 4,152 Views / 88 Replies  
Bright

Teeters on the edge, but I decided not crap. The dialogue tries for Whedon snark and lands only one out of 10. The worldbuilding asks more questions than it answers.

Wins “Best Shadowrun...
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2022 at 02:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Episode 8 live! This is the episode for the... 153,646 Views / 475 Replies  
Episode 8 live!

This is the episode for the song I mentioned I felt was the best. I was really hopeful we’d be able to knock this one out of the park, but it’s yet another example of COVID...
Posted by subego, on Nov 25, 2022 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
City is $4.39⁹ at a Thorntons by the interstate.... 12,479 Views / 195 Replies  
City is $4.39⁹ at a Thorntons by the interstate. My not normal suburban Speedway was $3.57⁹. Not too bad I guess.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean I use my purchase history when I’m on... 658 Views / 46 Replies  
I mean I use my purchase history when I’m on Amazon. In other words, instead of using the regular search I go into “my account” and search my orders.

Obviously doesn’t work for things I’ve never...
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 07:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It was actually quiet and peaceful. I took care... 20,504 Views / 113 Replies  
It was actually quiet and peaceful. I took care of the immediate irritation of the light from it by pulling the plug.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 06:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Last night, once and for all, I decided to end... 20,504 Views / 113 Replies  
Last night, once and for all, I decided to end the minor irritant of having a clock radio.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 03:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mildly amusing, half-finished effects shot from... 153,646 Views / 475 Replies  
Mildly amusing, half-finished effects shot from this episode. If you look closely, you can see some Predator distortion, but the beauty of this type of effect is you can almost always get away with...
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Episode seven is live! While there are minor... 153,646 Views / 475 Replies  
Episode seven is live!

While there are minor things about it which irk me, this is one of the better ones. Another number by our knockout singer. This is also the point where if you’ve watched the...
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve started to use my purchase history as a... 658 Views / 46 Replies  
I’ve started to use my purchase history as a quick and dirty filter.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 01:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Makes sense! 444,997 Views / 1,221 Replies  
Makes sense!
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 01:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It‘s been happening to me for years, and it’s not... 444,997 Views / 1,221 Replies  
It‘s been happening to me for years, and it’s not just here. For whatever reason, this forum is one of the lesser offenders in that regard.
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 05:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ll find out prices here tomorrow. Thankfully I... 12,479 Views / 195 Replies  
I’ll find out prices here tomorrow. Thankfully I have enough to get out of the city. I’m assuming there’ll be a turkey tax.
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. For a long time the tell was return address... 444,997 Views / 1,221 Replies  
Yeah. For a long time the tell was return address on the back.
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I got a mailing from a candidate for the bench a... 444,997 Views / 1,221 Replies  
I got a mailing from a candidate for the bench a few years back where they went through the trouble of reverse embossing the “handwritten” part so it looked like there were pen grooves. Sent all my...
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 02:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From what I know, it’s basically like this… 524,432 Views / 835 Replies  
From what I know, it’s basically like this…
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 11:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a creepy Chicago one outside of a... 287 Views / 12 Replies  
This is a creepy Chicago one outside of a professional organization for surgeons. It’s kinda Metroplis hospital meets a hand fetish.

https://imgur.com/TZLwDvZ.jpg
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2022 at 06:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s not like I even use it. I wish I could gift... 658 Views / 46 Replies  
It’s not like I even use it. I wish I could gift you mine.
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2022 at 12:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Episode six is live! This is one of the... 153,646 Views / 475 Replies  
Episode six is live!

This is one of the better ones, the girls are the best, but it unfortunately had to cram in a lot of exposition at the end..

8 minutes, 19 seconds. Language.

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Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2022 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s beginning to look like it’s only free in the... 658 Views / 46 Replies  
It’s beginning to look like it’s only free in the US, because we are God’s chosen.
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2022 at 10:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This is actually one of my favorites in the city.... 287 Views / 12 Replies  
This is actually one of my favorites in the city.

https://imgur.com/EbsuQyF.jpg

It has quite an effect when viewed from the sidewalk right below. The tilt-shifted perspective on this photo...
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2022 at 06:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You’re a size 4? Totally jelly. 444,997 Views / 1,221 Replies  
You’re a size 4? Totally jelly.
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2022 at 01:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s Chicago… https://imgur.com/gZPhMx4.jpg 287 Views / 12 Replies  
Here’s Chicago…

https://imgur.com/gZPhMx4.jpg
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2022 at 12:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIU, it’s the norm for Secretaries of State to... 188 Views / 7 Replies  
FWIU, it’s the norm for Secretaries of State to pal around.
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2022 at 10:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I didn’t do that. JFC. I googled “angel... 287 Views / 12 Replies  
I didn’t do that. JFC.

I googled “angel green statue column plaza”.
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2022 at 10:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Heroes’ Square in Budapest. ... 287 Views / 12 Replies  
Heroes’ Square in Budapest.

https://imgur.com/dKMSNLn.jpg
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2022 at 10:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s my iPad, with a PIP from the YouTube app. ... 658 Views / 46 Replies  
That’s my iPad, with a PIP from the YouTube app.

Or am I totally lost?


Edit: I only picked the forum because it was one of the less incriminating tabs I had open. The play was initiated in...
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2022 at 12:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Glitch then? Works for me. I’m unpaid. ... 658 Views / 46 Replies  
Glitch then?

Works for me. I’m unpaid.

https://imgur.com/FiBhU89.jpg
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2022 at 12:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Down arrow on the top left puts it in PIP. :) 658 Views / 46 Replies  
Down arrow on the top left puts it in PIP. :)
Posted by subego, on Nov 19, 2022 at 11:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I agree nose picking isn’t funny in isolation. ... 7,214 Views / 166 Replies  
I agree nose picking isn’t funny in isolation.

Much funnier when done in front of world leaders… hey-ooooooooo!
Posted by subego, on Nov 19, 2022 at 10:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
To be fair, I’d expect that to work better if you... 658 Views / 46 Replies  
To be fair, I’d expect that to work better if you were logged in. :)
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 08:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Phun phact: as far as I’m aware, YouTube embeds... 658 Views / 46 Replies  
Phun phact: as far as I’m aware, YouTube embeds on the ‘NN don’t have ads, though I haven’t extensively tested it.
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 08:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Episode five went up yesterday! The cats are... 153,646 Views / 475 Replies  
Episode five went up yesterday!

The cats are both dancers, so we took advantage and had them whip up a dance number.

1 minute, 1 second.

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Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 04:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
To me, there is a self-evident distinction... 7,214 Views / 166 Replies  
To me, there is a self-evident distinction between examples where the narrative being driven exactly matches reality (Fauci) versus examples where the narrative being driven is unambiguously false...
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 03:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I feel the gambit is to get you to pay for... 658 Views / 46 Replies  
I feel the gambit is to get you to pay for YouTube Premium.
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 11:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m all out of bubblegum. 444,997 Views / 1,221 Replies  
I’m all out of bubblegum.
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 11:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There are quotes from him, in the article, where... 7,214 Views / 166 Replies  
There are quotes from him, in the article, where he’s says why he’s happy.

Now I guess it’s my turn to mention this example is a really roundabout way to make your point. ;)
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 11:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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