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The primary reason transplants demand maximal... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
The primary reason transplants demand maximal compliance from the patient is to make use of a scarce resource, the organ. Since this case involves the direct donation of an organ, those concerns...
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Interesting. That looks like a video site,... 1,351,844 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Interesting.

That looks like a video site, owned by wn.com, a 1.0 era news aggregator.

I feel like Imgur would have worse crap on it.
Posted by subego, on Today at 11:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Rehosted. https://imgur.com/iMLt2C4.jpg 1,351,844 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Rehosted.

https://imgur.com/iMLt2C4.jpg
Posted by subego, on Today at 09:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
They’re named “snagless boots”, which implies... 171 Views / 10 Replies  
They’re named “snagless boots”, which implies snag reduction is their primary purpose.

Also, the boot and connectors are separate components. That the boot has housing for the clip tells you...
Posted by subego, on Today at 09:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you talking about the semicircle thing at the... 171 Views / 10 Replies  
Are you talking about the semicircle thing at the top?

https://imgur.com/EMfeLM5.jpg

That’s not really a support, it’s a shield to keep the clip from snagging when you pull the cable.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve addressed most of, if not all these points. ... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
I’ve addressed most of, if not all these points.

If the hospital doesn’t have the resources, obviously they shouldn’t do the transplant.
If the doctor feels the stress of the operation isn’t...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 09:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Which others? People paying into the insurance... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
Which others? People paying into the insurance pool?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 08:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Based on the principle of taking personal... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
Based on the principle of taking personal responsibility, I’m gonna say other libertarians are responsible for defending their own dipshit conclusions, not me. :)
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 03:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, any ideology is going to have internal... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
Well, any ideology is going to have internal conflicts the adherent will need to prioritize. I prioritize personal liberty. If a potential organ donor is aware of the risks (such as the recipient...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 12:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve toyed with the idea of going back, but it... 26,757 Views / 113 Replies  
I’ve toyed with the idea of going back, but it always hits me at 2AM, and I don’t want to bother because the store’s closed.

The new content seems compelling, but I’m surprised it took them this...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 12:07 PM, in Gaming
I had devised a “perfect storm” mechanism for how... 256,918 Views / 699 Replies  
I had devised a “perfect storm” mechanism for how I had caused the delay in the new device message, but turns out it’s Apple’s fault. Just happened again.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 11:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe it’s my libertarian bent, but if someone... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
Maybe it’s my libertarian bent, but if someone has knowledge of the potential risks and willingly wants to donate their kidney to her, I feel she should be able to have it.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 11:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It should be able to. 169 Views / 6 Replies  
It should be able to.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 11:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
As long as the donor is aware of the risk of... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
As long as the donor is aware of the risk of waste, I feel that’s an issue between the donor and the recipient.

Though, as you touched on earlier, there’s always the potential the donor is being...
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 10:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You’ve set the bar very low. 220 Views / 15 Replies  
You’ve set the bar very low.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 05:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My only first-hand knowledge of Shriners is they... 1,351,844 Views / 3,055 Replies  
My only first-hand knowledge of Shriners is they built this huge building in downtown Chicago, the “Medinah Temple”. It ended up a Bloomingdale’s, but they split last year so it’s currently empty.
...
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 05:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Jumping back to the transplant discussion... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
Jumping back to the transplant discussion quickly, I want to pass along something (IIRC) I picked up from one of Glenn’s articles.

There are countless ways a transplant doctor can botch the...
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 04:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My best guess is it’s the photos. 169 Views / 6 Replies  
My best guess is it’s the photos.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 02:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ironically, my favorite parts of the hummus are... 4,695 Views / 17 Replies  
Ironically, my favorite parts of the hummus are the garlic part, and the tastes like hummus part.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 02:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The basic gist is: Trump 45 [Gun] ... 1,351,844 Views / 3,055 Replies  
The basic gist is:


Trump 45

[Gun]

Because the 44 didn’t work for 8 years.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 02:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Colin Powell died. That’s a drag. Always... 1,351,844 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Colin Powell died.

That’s a drag. Always liked him.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 08:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Had to use Bing! (fries’ done) instead of Google... 256,918 Views / 699 Replies  
Had to use Bing! (fries’ done) instead of Google to steal a movie because Google scrubs their shit.

(I would have gladly paid were it possible to get a hard copy)
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 07:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, it does include that… but this is the kind... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
Yes, it does include that… but this is the kind of reply I’m looking for. It’s bringing up a new point I hadn’t thought of, and I’d say it’s probably a tougher nut to crack than getting them in for...
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 06:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I use OmniFocus! Fallout is one of my... 220 Views / 15 Replies  
I use OmniFocus!

Fallout is one of my favorite games ever, so their ports are near and dear to me. I actually wrote them a thank you email when it came out.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 06:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, you’re just a veritable forum baby compared... 220 Views / 15 Replies  
Well, you’re just a veritable forum baby compared to me.

I came on board because this was the spot to keep track of OS X native software. ‘Member OmniWeb?
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 12:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If the procedure harms others, it is not safe. I... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
If the procedure harms others, it is not safe. I address the harm to others by making the foundational premise of the question that the procedure is safe.

If due to the patient’s self-destructive...
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2021 at 11:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It seems wrong. I like hummus a lot, but it’s... 4,695 Views / 17 Replies  
It seems wrong. I like hummus a lot, but it’s already kinda gross to begin with. This just makes it worse. Also seems like a weird sweet-savory mix. I’d go more regional and do date or fig if I...
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2021 at 06:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If a person needs a transplant and we do nothing,... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
If a person needs a transplant and we do nothing, we can calculate the probability of various outcomes. Things like (but not limited to) life expectancy, or quality of life.

We can also calculate...
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2021 at 06:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This sounds disgusting. 4,695 Views / 17 Replies  
This sounds disgusting.
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2021 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The question asks you to pretend the procedure is... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
The question asks you to pretend the procedure is safe by an objective measure.

The replies you cite do not do this.
Posted by subego, on Oct 16, 2021 at 09:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I found an iPad a couple days ago which got lost... 256,918 Views / 699 Replies  
I found an iPad a couple days ago which got lost in the “discontinuity” of the pandemic, and through a perfect storm of events, the “new device” warning from Apple didn’t come until today.

For a...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 10:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Production is wrapping up. We’re officially out... 81,266 Views / 371 Replies  
Production is wrapping up. We’re officially out of the house that was our exterior location.

https://imgur.com/tTIMuvQ.jpg

It’s kinda sad. I really love this place.
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m not sure if Waze is humoring me, or it’s... 4,695 Views / 17 Replies  
I’m not sure if Waze is humoring me, or it’s learned something, but now it takes me on my side street route to the expressway.
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Off-the-cuff, that sounds unethical to me, unless... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
Off-the-cuff, that sounds unethical to me, unless the procedure will make things worse. If it won’t make things worse, and there’s no one else who can use it, what’s the justification for not...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 01:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:) The point of the exercise is to learn... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
:)

The point of the exercise is to learn about and from each other by playing pretend.

Pretend performing the transplant on the vaccine refuser is safe by an objective measure.

Would you...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 01:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In hindsight, I really should have doubled down. ... 256,918 Views / 699 Replies  
In hindsight, I really should have doubled down.

“Yes officer, I decided to leave all my clothes, the keys to my apartment, and my shoes, so I could hock this IV stand. You caught me fair and...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 12:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s a question. In general, do they kick... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
Here’s a question.

In general, do they kick alcoholics (for example) off the list, or just put them at the bottom?

Strictly in terms of conserving a precious resource (organs), does not putting...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 12:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Thankfully, the medications on the prescription... 256,918 Views / 699 Replies  
Thankfully, the medications on the prescription were right, so I’d be okay even if they filled it.

Not quite a medication error, but my blood sugar can be iffy, and when I was in the hospital once...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The importance of this due to waiting lists. If... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
The importance of this due to waiting lists. If it’s a direct donor, or condition one on my my list, that’s irrelevant.¹



¹ Unless the patient’s behavior is so self-destructive that performing...
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 11:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:lol: Actually, that relates to another... 256,918 Views / 699 Replies  
:lol:

Actually, that relates to another minor irritant with this prescription.

This prescription I was originally given was printed by computer, so no messy handwriting, but it was for someone...
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 12:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From the horse’s mouth… ... 1,351,844 Views / 3,055 Replies  
From the horse’s mouth…

https://about.usps.com/what/strategic-plans/delivering-for-america/assets/USPS-Fact-Sheet_FCM-Service-Standard-Change.pdf
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 11:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That my fourth assumption was satisfied was an... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
That my fourth assumption was satisfied was an explicit condition of the (hypothetical) question.

As I said earlier, you are giving good and correct answers that I agree with, but they’re answers...
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 11:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
“Take one capsule by mouth, two if by sea.” ... 256,918 Views / 699 Replies  
“Take one capsule by mouth, two if by sea.”


Another minor irritant. 8 hour doses. Extended release that shit.
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 01:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ll be charitable and say they’re trying to... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
I’ll be charitable and say they’re trying to strong-arm the person. Of course, punishment is part of that strategy.
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 12:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Good call! Googling some examples, it looks more... 256,918 Views / 699 Replies  
Good call! Googling some examples, it looks more widely spaced, and also looks like it uses less dots than Arabic.

My rough translation is “take one capsule by mouth three times daily until all...
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I only see that having an appreciable effect with... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
I only see that having an appreciable effect with 3.

1 makes it less work than normal, and they need to do the analysis for 2 and 4 with everyone, we’re just adding a variable we presumably have...
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 10:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You got it! :) 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
You got it! :)
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 10:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I said this was a direct donation of a kidney,... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
I said this was a direct donation of a kidney, right?
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 10:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So, we’re having one of those disconnects we... 355,104 Views / 1,356 Replies  
So, we’re having one of those disconnects we have. :)

For example, an explicit premise of my question is the procedure isn’t a strain on resources.

You offer strain on resources as a reason to...
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 03:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
London police taking 'no further action' over... 544 Views / 5 Replies  
London police taking 'no further action' over Prince Andrew review (https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/10/11/uk/london-police-prince-andrew-intl-gbr/index.html)


🙈
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 12:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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