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Interior Department set to begin privatizing... 208,610 Views / 2,456 Replies  
Interior Department set to begin privatizing National Park assets and services. (https://www.yahoo.com/news/campgrounds-in-national-parks-set-to-be-privatized-in-new-trump-plan-090019066.html)...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 12, 2019 at 06:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
AG Barr has a private meeting with Rupert Murdoch... 1,715 Views / 47 Replies  
AG Barr has a private meeting with Rupert Murdoch at Murdoch’s home. (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/10/us/politics/fox-news-poll-trump-impeachment.html)
As hard as I try, I cannot think of any...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 11, 2019 at 09:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks like a couple of Rudy's henchmen got nabbed... 1,715 Views / 47 Replies  
Looks like a couple of Rudy's henchmen got nabbed trying to leave the country on one-way tickets.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 11, 2019 at 02:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Still, if you’re trying to be period-correct for... 9,409 Views / 186 Replies  
Still, if you’re trying to be period-correct for the Keystone Cops, that would definitely be a glass or stoneware pitcher. Not plastic. Bakelite wasn’t used for such items.

Paper cups might be...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2019 at 07:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Trump’s legal team sent this letter... 1,715 Views / 47 Replies  
Trump’s legal team sent this letter (https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1181677820574982144) to Pelosi, Engel, Schiff and Cummings.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2019 at 05:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That and/or there's possibly some highly sketchy... 1,715 Views / 47 Replies  
That and/or there's possibly some highly sketchy (though not illegal) income sources? Or, his tax returns might show he made a bajillion dollars and paid far less in taxes than the woman who cleans...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2019 at 02:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No. The Express is wifi. 153 Views / 3 Replies  
No. The Express is wifi.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2019 at 08:20 AM, in Networking
Jesus. 18,212 Views / 273 Replies  
Jesus.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 7, 2019 at 06:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is AirTunes really as rubbish as it seems? 153 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an Airport Express hooked up to my stereo downstairs. I use Airtunes to stream Pandora (or other such things) from my iPad to the Airport, so I can listen to stuff while I work in the kitchen....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 7, 2019 at 05:19 PM, in Networking
Is that very first result you see the Google AMP... 17,974 Views / 265 Replies  
Is that very first result you see the Google AMP version of the website? It wouldn't shock me if Chrome is set-up to nudge you into hitting the AMP version.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 7, 2019 at 03:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm just nervously waiting to see if Trump and... 1,715 Views / 47 Replies  
I'm just nervously waiting to see if Trump and Co. might quadruple-down on their "it's a coup" talking point and have Schiff arrested and charged with treason. I mean, it's not beyond-the-pale for...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 7, 2019 at 02:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Or, if Botham Jean had been armed and shot and... 18,212 Views / 273 Replies  
Or, if Botham Jean had been armed and shot and killed the intruder in self-defense.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 2, 2019 at 07:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Even better with the sound on. Viewer at the end... 49,710 Views / 422 Replies  
Even better with the sound on. Viewer at the end declares "That's how you do it!"
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 2, 2019 at 08:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I was shocked a Texas jury came back with a... 18,212 Views / 273 Replies  
Yeah, I was shocked a Texas jury came back with a murder verdict. I figured, if they convicted at all, it was going to be manslaughter. I wasn’t sure they would convict. And, yeah, that judge really...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2019 at 07:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I lean toward the basics, and love the Trefoils.... 17,974 Views / 265 Replies  
I lean toward the basics, and love the Trefoils. That said, I also get a box of Samoas. The missus is all about the Thin Mints.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2019 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The colors in the toolbar are usually whatever... 242 Views / 2 Replies  
The colors in the toolbar are usually whatever colors I used last. Almost never a gray.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2019 at 07:22 PM, in Applications
Photoshop Quick Mask weirdness 242 Views / 2 Replies  
This is Photoshop in CS5. Sorry.

I do a lot of image manipulation, and I use Quick-Mask a lot. My normal routine is:
• Select a hard-edged brush, click Quick Mask button
• Use brush to mark area...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2019 at 06:44 PM, in Applications
Amber Guyger has been found guilty of murder of... 18,212 Views / 273 Replies  
Amber Guyger has been found guilty of murder of Botham Jean. (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/oct/01/amber-guyger-texas-dallas-jury-botham-jean)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2019 at 04:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Girl Scouts do cookies. I've never seen them push... 17,974 Views / 265 Replies  
Girl Scouts do cookies. I've never seen them push popcorn.

I miss Screaming Yellow Zonkers.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2019 at 03:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s the VLC link.... 765 Views / 14 Replies  
Here’s the VLC link. (https://www.videolan.org/vlc/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 30, 2019 at 03:44 PM, in macOS
That person running with what looks like a baby... 49,710 Views / 422 Replies  
That person running with what looks like a baby in their arms was very, very lucky.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 30, 2019 at 08:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think their belief is that he hasn't committed... 1,715 Views / 47 Replies  
I think their belief is that he hasn't committed a crime. And/or they have no issue with Trump getting political help from a foreign nation. They've so tightly tied their personal identities to Trump...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 29, 2019 at 08:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Apparently, the dregs of 4chan are going all-in... 1,715 Views / 47 Replies  
Apparently, the dregs of 4chan are going all-in on finding and outing the whistleblower. Here’s a WaPo story...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 28, 2019 at 07:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I haven't done the upgrade yet. It's kind of a... 320 Views / 2 Replies  
I haven't done the upgrade yet. It's kind of a moot point for me, though. My iPad Air stopped holding a charge awhile back, so I have to keep it plugged in whenever I use it.

I'm not looking...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 28, 2019 at 11:16 AM, in iOS Apps
Shades of Nixon. It’s not the act, it’s the... 1,715 Views / 47 Replies  
Shades of Nixon. It’s not the act, it’s the coverup.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 26, 2019 at 05:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Macs not rebooting after Chrome update 430 Views / 1 Replies  
Some users disable SIP in order to run unsupported Nvidia cards to edit video. + The latest Chrome update deletes vital file in root. = Macs that don't reboot.
Story here...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 26, 2019 at 08:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Some small corner of hell got a little frosty... 208,610 Views / 2,456 Replies  
Some small corner of hell got a little frosty today. McConnell has fast-tracked a resolution calling for the Ukraine whistleblower documents to be released to the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 24, 2019 at 05:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Doesn't that require a vote of no confidence to... 2,371 Views / 58 Replies  
Doesn't that require a vote of no confidence to force the matter? But, I'm not sure such a vote actually has any real effect. Hopefully Waragainstsleep will explain the mechanations involved in how...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 24, 2019 at 03:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Groundhogs are delicious. 98,450 Views / 596 Replies  
Groundhogs are delicious.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 22, 2019 at 06:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe. There’s also the question of how she... 18,212 Views / 273 Replies  
Maybe. There’s also the question of how she missed the big red door mat outside the door, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 22, 2019 at 01:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I knew a guy with a Cosworth Vega. God, that... 17,974 Views / 265 Replies  
I knew a guy with a Cosworth Vega. God, that thing was fun. They probably wish they still had it. From what I understand, they're pretty collectable now.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 19, 2019 at 06:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, man. I just had the craziest... 17,974 Views / 265 Replies  
Oh, man. I just had the craziest flashback...Trying on bellbottoms down at the mall...Driving home in my mom’s Gremlin...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 18, 2019 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm curious as to whether the neighborhood... 98,450 Views / 596 Replies  
I'm curious as to whether the neighborhood residents/HOA pay for road maintenance, pothole repair, repaving, etc. or are all taxpayers footing the bill for upkeep on this private drive?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 18, 2019 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Word :thumbsup: 17,974 Views / 265 Replies  
Word :thumbsup:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 17, 2019 at 07:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s being reported... 20,099 Views / 284 Replies  
It’s being reported (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/17/climate/trump-california-emissions-waiver.html) that Trump plans on revoking California’s EPA emissions waiver that allows the state to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 17, 2019 at 07:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I had to get a new, semi-decent pair of pants... 17,974 Views / 265 Replies  
I had to get a new, semi-decent pair of pants this week. I pretty much live my life in jeans and a tee, so shopping for real clothes in general is a foreign concept to me. WTF is with every damned...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 17, 2019 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s even less likely than Individual-1 getting... 21,650 Views / 284 Replies  
That’s even less likely than Individual-1 getting impeached, and I give that next to no chance.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 16, 2019 at 06:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Which makes me wonder how he had anything left to... 49,710 Views / 422 Replies  
Which makes me wonder how he had anything left to injure after practicing that move.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 16, 2019 at 07:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So, the acting head of Customs and Border... 20,099 Views / 284 Replies  
So, the acting head of Customs and Border Protection said Monday that refugees from the Bahamas were welcome under Temporary Protected Status in the US. Trump then contradicted them and declared that...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 11, 2019 at 05:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Down goes Bolton. Or, maybe Bolton took... 15,807 Views / 200 Replies  
Down goes Bolton.
Or, maybe Bolton took himself out? The twitter war hasn’t resolved itself as yet.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 10, 2019 at 01:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Speaking as a former kid who regularly had to... 129,816 Views / 914 Replies  
Speaking as a former kid who regularly had to ride back in those seats, I’d advise against it. Exhaust fumes had a way of seeping back into that area. You’d get out of the car a little woozy,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 10, 2019 at 01:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I get those “almost my number” calls all the... 17,974 Views / 265 Replies  
I get those “almost my number” calls all the time. I just ignore them. Anyone who might be calling me is in my contacts.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 9, 2019 at 08:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My granddaughter is 19 months old and has already... 129,816 Views / 914 Replies  
My granddaughter is 19 months old and has already outgrown the rear-facing carseat. Boy-howdy, was she overjoyed to be facing forward.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 9, 2019 at 08:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve started getting spam texts on my phone. They... 17,974 Views / 265 Replies  
I’ve started getting spam texts on my phone. They appear to be legit texts that have been accidentally mis-sent to your number. That’s annoying. But, they’re occasionally entertaining. The one I got...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 7, 2019 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
BMW paints a car with Vantablack.... 129,816 Views / 914 Replies  
BMW paints a car with Vantablack. (https://www.fastcompany.com/90396527/the-first-car-painted-with-the-worlds-blackest-black-is-deeply-unsettling)
I'd really love to see this thing in-person.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 2, 2019 at 08:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
iOS hit by 0day hackers for two years 1,141 Views / 2 Replies  
This does not sound good. (https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/08/armed-with-ios-0days-hackers-indiscriminately-infected-iphones-for-two-years/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 31, 2019 at 04:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can he enact “emergency” orders? Like ordering... 2,371 Views / 58 Replies  
Can he enact “emergency” orders? Like ordering the bombing of Iran, or deporting all Muslims, or somesuch craziness?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 29, 2019 at 07:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Just how much unilateral power can the PM wield?... 2,371 Views / 58 Replies  
Just how much unilateral power can the PM wield? Is there anything like a constitutional check on him, or is he free to do whatever he so desires?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 29, 2019 at 05:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Boris Johnson vs The Queen and Parliament 2,371 Views / 58 Replies  
Meanwhile in the UK, Boris Johnson has requested the queen suspend Parliament.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 28, 2019 at 07:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Policing is a hard job... :shake: 18,212 Views / 273 Replies  
Policing is a hard job...
:shake:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 27, 2019 at 03:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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