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Have an Oculus Quest 2. From what I've seen, the... 180 Views / 2 Replies  
Have an Oculus Quest 2. From what I've seen, the games are expensive, especially for the short gameplay and low replayability. I played Dirt with my driving seat/wheel and it was more nauseating than...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 3, 2021 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If only there were any professional-quality... 2,526 Views / 93 Replies  
If only there were any professional-quality cameras around, possibly pointed directly at him.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 3, 2021 at 09:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
But what if I need a resistor TODAY? I don't care... 2,113 Views / 80 Replies  
But what if I need a resistor TODAY? I don't care if it's $0.08 or $5, I need it today.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 1, 2021 at 12:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's fair. Like you said, if she's really that... 1,304 Views / 147 Replies  
That's fair. Like you said, if she's really that much into guns, she should know the castle doctrine rules. She should have stayed in her house and waited for the police that she had already called....
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 29, 2021 at 02:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here's the info I'm going off of (I didn't want... 1,304 Views / 147 Replies  
Here's the info I'm going off of (I didn't want to click a Daily Mail link):

https://wgntv.com/news/pregnant-hit-and-run-driver-fatally-shot-after-instigating-road-rage-incident-police-say/


...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 28, 2021 at 04:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well hey, if the cops say that's what happened,... 1,304 Views / 147 Replies  
Well hey, if the cops say that's what happened, that's good enough for me.



Right - castle doctrine doesn't help if they're outside. But now we have two armed people standing outside mad at...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 28, 2021 at 01:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This seems like a bold conclusion to jump to, no?... 1,304 Views / 147 Replies  
This seems like a bold conclusion to jump to, no? We don't know the details of the traffic altercation - did he cut her off? Sideswipe her? Was he driving recklessly? Maybe, maybe not. Did he pull...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 28, 2021 at 08:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
https://y.yarn.co/e59bab98-bac3-496c-8c6b-6d1591f1... 1,304 Views / 147 Replies  
https://y.yarn.co/e59bab98-bac3-496c-8c6b-6d1591f1dc00_text.gif



No way - just look at the increase in vehicles striking protestors since Charlottesville. And look at the Republican response to...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 28, 2021 at 08:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It could easily be argued that the choice to... 1,304 Views / 147 Replies  
It could easily be argued that the choice to charge him with something that he would clearly walk free on is right in line with this country's history of the justice system giving white people...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 27, 2021 at 01:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
We have a few options actually. 1. Those... 1,304 Views / 147 Replies  
We have a few options actually.

1. Those implying the threat are unwilling to follow through when challenged.
2. The implied threat is extremely effective and the behavior of the threatened is...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 27, 2021 at 01:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't think I shared this yet. My dad... 379,304 Views / 1,413 Replies  
I don't think I shared this yet. My dad (asthmatic since childhood) chose to get vaccinated while my mom (spends too much time on Facebook) chose not to. In October we went to visit them (outdoors)...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 24, 2021 at 10:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It looks like it's when the horizon goes from the... 318,117 Views / 703 Replies  
It looks like it's when the horizon goes from the bottom half of the frame to the top, so probably an effect of the fisheye lens.

https://media1.giphy.com/media/Jstxkr5hfalg8EJTpE/giphy.gif
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 23, 2021 at 09:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That was the whole point of the Southern Strategy... 1,304 Views / 147 Replies  
That was the whole point of the Southern Strategy - we can no longer be 100% open with our racism, so we'll develop a codified language and push policies specifically designed to target "undesirable"...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 23, 2021 at 09:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Totally - though when's the last time there were... 1,304 Views / 147 Replies  
Totally - though when's the last time there were demonstrations this widespread that went on for this long? Even the Rodney King riots were mostly limited to LA.



With "assault rifle"? What's...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 22, 2021 at 03:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There's a pretty strong history of local police... 1,304 Views / 147 Replies  
There's a pretty strong history of local police deputizing armed citizens to fight against miners, labor movements, and civil rights protests. The line drawn from the KKK to the Proud Boys, Three...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 22, 2021 at 02:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh yeah, my dad printed off a bunch of banners to... 2,113 Views / 80 Replies  
Oh yeah, my dad printed off a bunch of banners to hang up around school, we kids had to color all of the words in with markers.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 17, 2021 at 04:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He could probably just ride around on a horse... 28,502 Views / 128 Replies  
He could probably just ride around on a horse doing nothing for hours. I think he needs slightly more of a goal than Minecraft gives him.



...noted.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 12, 2021 at 05:09 PM, in Gaming
He's been a champ the last 1-2 years, birthdays... 28,502 Views / 128 Replies  
He's been a champ the last 1-2 years, birthdays and holidays and school and everything has been rough. We just finished 100%ing all of the star coins in Super Mario Wii via Dolphin, I'm running out...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 12, 2021 at 05:07 PM, in Gaming
Asshole cam: ... 277,302 Views / 730 Replies  
Asshole cam:

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CWJ2VkxssRw/
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 12, 2021 at 10:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just nabbed a Switch off of FB to give to my son... 28,502 Views / 128 Replies  
Just nabbed a Switch off of FB to give to my son for his birthday next month. It came with the Switch, dock, standard joy-cons, extra wired controller, and these games:
- Super Mario 3D All-Stars
-...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 12, 2021 at 01:02 AM, in Gaming
I had one of those Minis - it was a Core 2 Duo... 5,808 Views / 40 Replies  
I had one of those Minis - it was a Core 2 Duo unit, my first Intel Mac. That wasn't bad compared to the glass front iMac that needed suction cups to get the glass off and then a billion tiny torx...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 11, 2021 at 03:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not a MacBook ;) 2,113 Views / 80 Replies  
Not a MacBook ;)
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 9, 2021 at 09:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was digging though photos this morning and... 2,113 Views / 80 Replies  
I was digging though photos this morning and stumbled on one from probably 2007 or so.

https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/monitoron.jpeg
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 9, 2021 at 02:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Our conservative, Christian, family-values,... 277,302 Views / 730 Replies  
Our conservative, Christian, family-values, traditional-definition-of-everything governor signed the bill not too long ago and since then I've been inundated with ads on Spotify.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 6, 2021 at 11:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just like with any masculine hobby, men love to... 2,526 Views / 93 Replies  
Just like with any masculine hobby, men love to drool over women doing it well, but are the absolute quickest to denigrate them for the tiniest of errors. Driving, wrenching, drinking, guns, sports....
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 5, 2021 at 10:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't follow the news, so I guess I'm out of... 646 Views / 17 Replies  
I don't follow the news, so I guess I'm out of the loop. Did congress unwaveringly vote to cancel student debt but then Biden blasted through the wall in a '67 Corvette with a big ol' veto stamp the...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 4, 2021 at 02:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And people from before you were on the internet... 2,113 Views / 80 Replies  
And people from before you were on the internet lament the time when idiots like you and I were able to get on the internet and shit all over everything.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 3, 2021 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You agreed to all of that like 15 years ago. What... 646 Views / 17 Replies  
You agreed to all of that like 15 years ago. What does any of that have to do with Biden? Why is any of that his fault?
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 3, 2021 at 01:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think the point is with the new ARM chips,... 1,149 Views / 20 Replies  
I think the point is with the new ARM chips, you're not just paying the Apple tax for commonly-available Intel hardware. The processor and power consumption are significantly better than current...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 2, 2021 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe people have been so primed over the years... 379,304 Views / 1,413 Replies  
Maybe people have been so primed over the years to distrust the government that they're ready and willing to accept any "counter" narrative, no matter how stupid?
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 2, 2021 at 04:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The video starts with multiple cars passing you... 277,302 Views / 730 Replies  
The video starts with multiple cars passing you on the right. The general rule of thumb is keep right unless you're passing. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 2, 2021 at 04:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Getting people to focus on an evil figurehead is... 646 Views / 17 Replies  
Getting people to focus on an evil figurehead is a very effective opposition tactic. People were furious about what Trump was doing, but no one was out protesting what McConnell and the rest of...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 2, 2021 at 01:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wait...you're 40 years old and have like 10 cars,... 646 Views / 17 Replies  
Wait...you're 40 years old and have like 10 cars, and a boat, lots of toys, and...student loans?
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 2, 2021 at 01:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm not talking about trying to assign blame... 2,526 Views / 93 Replies  
I'm not talking about trying to assign blame between the two of them, but more on how this scenario is a perfect example of "everything wrong with society today."

1. Women shouldn't do manly...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 2, 2021 at 12:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The asshole is the one staying in the left lane... 277,302 Views / 730 Replies  
The asshole is the one staying in the left lane for mile after mile, right? ;)

"Rolling coal" is black smoke and only happens under acceleration. It doesn't look like he's accelerating and that's...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 2, 2021 at 08:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is the server wired? Can you ping between the two... 696 Views / 2 Replies  
Is the server wired? Can you ping between the two machines? I've had routers in the past that totally segregated the wired and wireless networks and allowed no communication between the two.

Make...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 2, 2021 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A woman makes a mistake with a gun that leads to... 2,526 Views / 93 Replies  
A woman makes a mistake with a gun that leads to Alec Baldwin killing someone? Yes, I'm sure the conservative media will remain impeccably fair and balanced about this.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 2, 2021 at 08:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When I got my first shot, I was eligible because... 379,304 Views / 1,413 Replies  
When I got my first shot, I was eligible because based on my BMI I'm "overweight," and that was one of the allowed criteria. This time around I definitely wouldn't say I'm at high risk of severe...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 2, 2021 at 08:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Here's the current recommendations from the... 379,304 Views / 1,413 Replies  
Here's the current recommendations from the county:

https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/boosters.png
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 2, 2021 at 08:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah. Happened to me last night, Mario didn't... 277,302 Views / 730 Replies  
Yeah. Happened to me last night, Mario didn't fare so well.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 29, 2021 at 09:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Son's gotten kicked out of Dolphin on the Mini... 277,302 Views / 730 Replies  
Son's gotten kicked out of Dolphin on the Mini when I get a phone call.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 28, 2021 at 03:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Back at it again at Krispy Kreme ... 1,388,615 Views / 3,065 Replies  
Back at it again at Krispy Kreme

https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/facebook6-800x392.png
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 27, 2021 at 01:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Nothing I do with the laptop is processor- or... 1,450 Views / 25 Replies  
Nothing I do with the laptop is processor- or graphics- intensive. I use it to tune my cars, so portability and battery life matter. It's a good inch shorter than the smallest new MacBook. Some cars...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 27, 2021 at 08:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I tried Parallels on my M1 Mini when I first got... 1,450 Views / 25 Replies  
I tried Parallels on my M1 Mini when I first got it and it was so buggy as to be completely useless.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 26, 2021 at 08:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like "discogs.org" is block by my work's... 1,388,615 Views / 3,065 Replies  
Looks like "discogs.org" is block by my work's internet filter.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 20, 2021 at 10:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Gotta be able to run Windows. The only reason I... 1,450 Views / 25 Replies  
Gotta be able to run Windows. The only reason I upgraded from my 2013 i5 Air was because it only had 4GB of RAM. That was more than enough for web browsing and general fooling around and even running...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 20, 2021 at 08:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's a hell of a URL. Not sure if it's not... 1,388,615 Views / 3,065 Replies  
That's a hell of a URL. Not sure if it's not loading for me because of a URL issue or a work filter issue.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 20, 2021 at 08:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I just bought a 2015 MacBook Air i7, I'll be good... 1,450 Views / 25 Replies  
I just bought a 2015 MacBook Air i7, I'll be good for at least 5 more years.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Social Responsibility is doing what's best for... 379,304 Views / 1,413 Replies  
Social Responsibility is doing what's best for yourself and by extension, what's best for society.

Personal responsibility is acknowledging that your actions have consequences and being willing to...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I only know Shriners as the guys that drive the... 1,388,615 Views / 3,065 Replies  
I only know Shriners as the guys that drive the go-karts in local parades. My absolute dream was to drive a go-kart one day.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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