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Well it’s legal here but I have no interest in... 2,011 Views / 22 Replies  
Well it’s legal here but I have no interest in growing for personal or resale use. But I will have a few thousand dollars of power equipment and probably double that in whatever bicycles I can stuff...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Yesterday at 08:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m loving the idea of a clear roof, but on... 2,011 Views / 22 Replies  
I’m loving the idea of a clear roof, but on second thought I get the feeling it might look a bit odd, particularly for a shed that might be packed full with stuff. I’d be able to look down from the...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Apr 11, 2021 at 01:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I like that idea, but can it be used in place of... 2,011 Views / 22 Replies  
I like that idea, but can it be used in place of paper and shingles? Will need to be pretty bug/rodentproof and also withstand rainstorms and snowstorms. I also have a couple decent size overhead...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Apr 11, 2021 at 07:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Funny, I’m just planning the roof on this little... 2,011 Views / 22 Replies  
Funny, I’m just planning the roof on this little backyard shed I’m building. Was going to add a skylight but it’s probably too much hassle.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Apr 9, 2021 at 08:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you’re getting a grinder, just find a gently... 53,151 Views / 202 Replies  
If you’re getting a grinder, just find a gently used Baratza Encore and be done with it. Reasonably priced, very fixable, great product and company—it’s the gold standard for real grinders on a...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Mar 25, 2021 at 07:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, great Atmos audio track. And killer 4K too. ... 1,340 Views / 15 Replies  
Yes, great Atmos audio track. And killer 4K too.

Another much more adult choice is A Quiet Place. Absolutely phenomenal use of Atmos.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Mar 23, 2021 at 11:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have to say, super insanely cool, but also... 1,483 Views / 6 Replies  
I have to say, super insanely cool, but also highlighted why the 30-to-45-second commercial is a brilliant thing. Ashamed to admit I felt it could have used an editor! Lop one of those passes off and...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Mar 18, 2021 at 08:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ahhhh ok, got it. Kind of like the home theatre... 1,340 Views / 15 Replies  
Ahhhh ok, got it. Kind of like the home theatre virtualization some new sound bars are doing nowadays—basically scanning the room to beam sounds where possible.

I’m in the middle of adding...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Mar 18, 2021 at 08:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How can Homepods be “Dolby Atmos”? I don’t think... 1,340 Views / 15 Replies  
How can Homepods be “Dolby Atmos”? I don’t think that makes any sense. I assume you just mean speakers.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Mar 16, 2021 at 04:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There is no way in hell I’d choose to live in a... 180,370 Views / 524 Replies  
There is no way in hell I’d choose to live in a place that had cockroaches, haha. My northern sensibilities do not translate well to the southern climes.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 26, 2021 at 01:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope... 1,385 Views / 1 Replies  
Nope (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yP2FZNP6eZk&feature=youtu.be)
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 10, 2021 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also—highly recommend you visit when the... 4,837 Views / 5 Replies  
Also—highly recommend you visit when the pandemic’s over, if you haven’t already. Newfoundland’s a beautiful place and St. John’s is a great town.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 5, 2021 at 09:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hah. We watched Michael Clayton (!!!!!!) and then... 4,837 Views / 5 Replies  
Hah. We watched Michael Clayton (!!!!!!) and then rang in the New Year with Snoop Dogg’s bonkers live stream show. This is the 2020 way.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 4, 2021 at 08:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I got a 10Tb Seagate drive to fill up my OWC... 3,167 Views / 5 Replies  
I got a 10Tb Seagate drive to fill up my OWC Thunderbolt drive.

And I’ve been trying to fill out my little home theatre which is not an actual home theatre, and just the family room. :) Getting...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 1, 2021 at 12:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Soooooooo....when you say beater.....was he in... 526,009 Views / 1,321 Replies  
Soooooooo....when you say beater.....was he in the Porsche or the little scooter at the beginning?

Because that Porsche is pretty epic. Wow.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 23, 2020 at 09:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hah. I’ve followed The Expanse throughout.... 73,804 Views / 369 Replies  
Hah.

I’ve followed The Expanse throughout. It’s annoying in spots and some of the manufactured drama is tiring, but overall it’s the best space drama going and the production is pretty awesome.
...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 23, 2020 at 09:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Really? I thought it was as good as could be... 73,804 Views / 369 Replies  
Really? I thought it was as good as could be expected.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 23, 2020 at 06:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have to say, this has suddenly started... 180,370 Views / 524 Replies  
I have to say, this has suddenly started happening with almost all search engines, commercial ones in particular.

Companies hate regulation and red tape—but they really do it to themselves. It...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 17, 2020 at 11:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Real trucks really only make sense if you need... 526,009 Views / 1,321 Replies  
Real trucks really only make sense if you need the capabilities.

I have the Honda Ridgeline and I love it. It’s a city truck. Fits a family of four perfectly, it drives slightly better than an...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 16, 2020 at 12:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Benchmarks have shown the M1 mini did it in eight... 17,763 Views / 175 Replies  
Benchmarks have shown the M1 mini did it in eight minutes.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 6, 2020 at 05:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You know, Olyphant was cool at first blush (that... 73,804 Views / 369 Replies  
You know, Olyphant was cool at first blush (that lanky Pinocchio walk is unmistakable!) but it ended up being a little too winky for me. Kept waiting for Boyd Crowder to show up. Kinda took me out of...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 6, 2020 at 04:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean...you owned yourself hard on this one. ... 3,719 Views / 7 Replies  
I mean...you owned yourself hard on this one.

Look up Utahraptor. It’s basically a bigger, badder version of Deinonychus. Think Way More Terrible Claw.

Keep the change, ya filthy animal!
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 6, 2020 at 04:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No points for Lam stealing the painfully obvious... 3,719 Views / 7 Replies  
No points for Lam stealing the painfully obvious pick.

Having said that, I’d have to go with the next-obvious choice: it’s hard to beat Triceratops. If rhinos are incredibly cool—and they...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 6, 2020 at 01:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
On the flip side—and anecdotally... 526,009 Views / 1,321 Replies  
On the flip side—and anecdotally speaking—everyone who is a huge fan of Tesla is also a critic of almost every other electric vehicle.

Humans gonna human.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 6, 2020 at 01:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There is some small irony with this seeming... 53,151 Views / 202 Replies  
There is some small irony with this seeming obsession for the perfect coffee—then dumping a bunch of cream in there. :P

Just go with a small splash of milk if you have to!
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 30, 2020 at 07:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Exactly. The entire services a la carte is a... 73,804 Views / 369 Replies  
Exactly. The entire services a la carte is a consumer disaster. If only there was a single-box solution where I could pay one provider to deliver my content.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 20, 2020 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
PMJ has come up in various threads from time to... 4,083 Views / 3 Replies  
PMJ has come up in various threads from time to time—Haley Reinhart has just a spectacular voice for sure. That snarl is incredible af. :lol:

Where I struggle with PMJ in general is trying to get...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 20, 2020 at 02:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Damn.....I was so happy with my 2018 i5... 17,763 Views / 175 Replies  
Damn.....I was so happy with my 2018 i5 mini....... :p
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 17, 2020 at 09:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not sure if it’s just me—but that doesn’t look... 3,617 Views / 3 Replies  
Not sure if it’s just me—but that doesn’t look very 4K on my screen! Isn’t there only so much you can do with the original source?

Just let it rot. Stinks to high heaven but with the amount of...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 14, 2020 at 12:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That man cave warehouse was epic. You moved on? 526,009 Views / 1,321 Replies  
That man cave warehouse was epic. You moved on?
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 3, 2020 at 08:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice. Is this the salve for the empty gaping hole... 526,009 Views / 1,321 Replies  
Nice. Is this the salve for the empty gaping hole of your mid-life crisis (https://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=528545)? Not bad.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 2, 2020 at 09:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hah. Well unfortunately we have a couple of those... 526,009 Views / 1,321 Replies  
Hah. Well unfortunately we have a couple of those too. Gets me to the trails faster...it’s a struggle to balance kids with a daily trail ride.

But I’ll bite, since we’re the same age and I need...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 13, 2020 at 12:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean, I’m an avid/rabid mountain biker who has... 526,009 Views / 1,321 Replies  
I mean, I’m an avid/rabid mountain biker who has a nice used car’s worth of bikes in the garage, hits the trails five days a week and has mountain biked on four continents. But let’s not pretend that...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Aug 25, 2020 at 11:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This! 53,151 Views / 202 Replies  
This!
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Aug 21, 2020 at 08:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I’m a huge Americano fan. Look, I... 53,151 Views / 202 Replies  
Yeah, I’m a huge Americano fan.

Look, I drink coffee the North American way: cradle it lovingly and sip it hot for an hour. It’s a mental crutch and comfort thing: you work and sip and work. Need...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Aug 19, 2020 at 09:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Lol move your house so that you can own a... 526,009 Views / 1,321 Replies  
Lol move your house so that you can own a different car?

You need your priorities rearranged.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Aug 18, 2020 at 11:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Definitely wracked. Nespresso can make... 53,151 Views / 202 Replies  
Definitely wracked.

Nespresso can make American-style coffee, not just espresso. That’s what I use it for—I need my coffee hot and in a good travel mug so it stays that way for an hour or two....
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Aug 11, 2020 at 07:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ll admit to some embarrassment but we moved to... 53,151 Views / 202 Replies  
I’ll admit to some embarrassment but we moved to a Nespresso machine about two years ago and haven’t yet looked back. I’ve used a personal hand grinder and press for years and pined for a real...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Aug 10, 2020 at 07:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Really? Google shows a list of articles about the... 526,009 Views / 1,321 Replies  
Really? Google shows a list of articles about the super terrible QC in the model Y—Tesla was shipping cars with seats not attached and bumpers falling off. “Ship now, fix later” sounds like the motto...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jul 20, 2020 at 11:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup. It’s nice. QC and fit and feel are below the... 526,009 Views / 1,321 Replies  
Yup. It’s nice. QC and fit and feel are below the price bracket and I personally like more tactile buttons. But you’re paying for that power plant and it’s pretty awesome.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jul 20, 2020 at 07:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Whoa. I just realized that Dakar is gone. He ok? 27,261 Views / 89 Replies  
Whoa. I just realized that Dakar is gone. He ok?
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jul 18, 2020 at 09:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:D Also—lime is great on pasta! 54,830 Views / 142 Replies  
:D

Also—lime is great on pasta!
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jul 16, 2020 at 10:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah—that’s just so much more awkward! It... 6,451 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah—that’s just so much more awkward! It requires active involvement of the TV and a personal device that has all the photos on it....with the existing photos app it’s just right there for anyone...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jul 14, 2020 at 03:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve been told that Google Photos has a much... 6,451 Views / 7 Replies  
I’ve been told that Google Photos has a much better family implementation, but I haven’t installed it yet.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jul 14, 2020 at 03:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m a lime man myself.....but why’s it gotta be a... 54,830 Views / 142 Replies  
I’m a lime man myself.....but why’s it gotta be a competition for you people? Both are great.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jul 13, 2020 at 08:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nothing eh? I can’t be the only one with iCloud... 6,451 Views / 7 Replies  
Nothing eh? I can’t be the only one with iCloud family photo sharing issues.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jun 28, 2020 at 09:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What media family cloud storage solution? 6,451 Views / 7 Replies  
iCloud really bothers me....mostly because 1) it’s fairly expensive, 2) I only need about 500gigs for basic system backup and photos/media, and they only offer 250gigs or 2Tb; and 3) their Family...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jun 24, 2020 at 02:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oof. This doesn’t sound like great long term news... 65,989 Views / 189 Replies  
Oof. This doesn’t sound like great long term news for my new Mini....
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jun 9, 2020 at 05:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Automatic Tonearm Lifter... 10,284 Views / 16 Replies  
Automatic Tonearm Lifter (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tCvta-fnONc)

But Glenn’s is the best. I may never bend down again.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jun 3, 2020 at 06:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hah. Sometimes I slice and chew on raw jalapeños... 40,087 Views / 140 Replies  
Hah. Sometimes I slice and chew on raw jalapeños as a snack.

In comparison an unexpected habernero pepper is like descending to the very worst level of hell. I mean literally disabling. I’m sure...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on May 10, 2020 at 10:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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