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I may have already mentioned this, but I have two... 81,110 Views / 280 Replies  
I may have already mentioned this, but I have two of the same coffee maker. One needs 3/4-cup of grounds, the other needs a full cup.

No idea why. Maximum minor irritant.
Posted by subego, on Today at 05:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I asked. She’s union. 77,278 Views / 370 Replies  
I asked. She’s union.
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We have an audience today. ... 77,278 Views / 370 Replies  
We have an audience today.

https://imgur.com/cyultml.jpg
Posted by subego, on Today at 11:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ironically, his Ameritrash feels a bit more like... 156 Views / 1 Replies  
Ironically, his Ameritrash feels a bit more like 40K.

One of the newish flavors of RPG doesn’t let the GM roll dice. I get that, but I love rolling dice!
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:37 PM, in Gaming
I’d bank it all on Alito. :) Since 2016,... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
I’d bank it all on Alito. :)

Since 2016, which is when I started paying close attention, we’ve had abortion opinions from Thomas, Gorsuch, and Kavanaugh. No other Justice on the Court has ever...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 12:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So far I don’t know anyone who’s died (knock on... 337,458 Views / 1,259 Replies  
So far I don’t know anyone who’s died (knock on wood), but I have a small network.

I know one long hauler.
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2021 at 10:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If Roberts is unwilling to overturn recent... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
If Roberts is unwilling to overturn recent abortion precedent he explicitly disagrees with, he’s not a swing vote. Roberts will uphold Roe and Casey. Full stop.
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2021 at 10:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It looks like Pomi is still around. They had a... 246,083 Views / 656 Replies  
It looks like Pomi is still around. They had a bankruptcy problem awhile back.

For anyone not familiar, they’re strained or chopped Italian tomatoes. It has a long shelf life, so I’ve always...
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2021 at 05:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Roberts doesn’t need to be convinced. ... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Roberts doesn’t need to be convinced.

Roberts concurred with Alito’s dissent on Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. Alito argued the law under review only made minor, severable violations of...
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2021 at 04:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This has nothing to do with my reply. I was... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
This has nothing to do with my reply.

I was referring only to the proposal of combating the law by burying the Governor of Texas with spurious claims he was party to an abortion.

Anyone...
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2021 at 01:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m naturally sweaty, so even my iPad Pro is... 297 Views / 20 Replies  
I’m naturally sweaty, so even my iPad Pro is dodgy, but I should mention it’s almost 6 years old (which relates to Apple not offering compelling upgrades).
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
chup, I genuinely think you’re awesome, but you... 1,763 Views / 72 Replies  
chup, I genuinely think you’re awesome, but you should probably take some of your own advice in regards to anger management. There’s a lot of hostility going on.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 06:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the reasons I hate headphones is the... 297 Views / 20 Replies  
One of the reasons I hate headphones is the impact on my situational awareness. A car is the last place I want to use headphones, even if it’s only one ear.

Full disclosure: I don’t drive a lot....
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FaceID almost never screws up for me, whereas it... 297 Views / 20 Replies  
FaceID almost never screws up for me, whereas it was constant with TouchID.

I did like the “unlock in my pocket trick” (when it worked), but frankly, I prefer being able to see my notifications.
...
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 04:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a good recipe, but it takes forever to... 246,083 Views / 656 Replies  
I have a good recipe, but it takes forever to cook, and then really needs to sit in the fridge for a day to reach maximum flavor.

I don’t know if you can still get Pomi.
...
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Alito is pivotal to any abortion case. As the... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Alito is pivotal to any abortion case. As the “abortion specialist” for the conservative wing of the Court, he commands the ear of five Justices, including Roberts, who normally concurs with him....
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 03:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
FaceID isn’t made useless by traces of moisture. 297 Views / 20 Replies  
FaceID isn’t made useless by traces of moisture.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 02:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My guess is the person filing the suit is going... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
My guess is the person filing the suit is going to need to make a sworn affidavit, so that’s a risk of five in the slam if it’s bullshit.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 02:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Let me ask a general question. If a party... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Let me ask a general question.

If a party sues someone who is likely immune, does the plaintiff bear any responsibility or burden to address in their filing the likely immunity of the defendant?
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 11:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I feel like the iPhone battery became fine (i.e.,... 297 Views / 20 Replies  
I feel like the iPhone battery became fine (i.e., lasts longer than a day), from the X onward.
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 11:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, it was posted in response to my explanation... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Well, it was posted in response to my explanation of Alito’s rationale, which I gather you disagree with, and assumed it was a challenge to his rationale.

Similar to the one given earlier that...
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 07:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Which is precisely why it shouldn’t have beans.... 246,083 Views / 656 Replies  
Which is precisely why it shouldn’t have beans. This maximizes the chili per square foot.
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 07:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s a tax on people who go to McDonald’s when... 246,083 Views / 656 Replies  
It’s a tax on people who go to McDonald’s when there’s Texas BBQ to be had.

Speaking of Texas, beans are a minor irritant in my chili.
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 05:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Respectfully (and I really do mean that) this is... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Respectfully (and I really do mean that) this is an ad hominem, and carries no weight.

The character of the person making the argument is irrelevant to the qualities of the argument they make.
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 04:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Lou Grant > MTMS 101,029 Views / 384 Replies  
Lou Grant > MTMS
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 12:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just wanted to be sure there wasn’t a critical... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Just wanted to be sure there wasn’t a critical point I was missing! :)
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2021 at 09:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Before I give a complete answer to your post, I... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Before I give a complete answer to your post, I need to understand where “obviously illegal” coming from. The direct quote from Alito as to whether judges have sovereign immunity is “[n]or is it...
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2021 at 08:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
😴😴😴 297 Views / 20 Replies  
😴😴😴
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2021 at 05:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Had a pipe burst in the apartment above me awhile... 246,083 Views / 656 Replies  
Had a pipe burst in the apartment above me awhile back. This was actually a major irritant, because the flow rate was a gallon a minute.

The minor irritant is maintenance has now shown up...
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2021 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a massive drag. 175 Views / 3 Replies  
This is a massive drag.
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2021 at 03:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Do you have any insight to that track? I... 764 Views / 42 Replies  
Do you have any insight to that track? I obviously can’t understand the lyrics, so I don’t know if those give it some context.
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2021 at 03:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Probably, not obviously… I was really careful... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Probably, not obviously… I was really careful about that. :)

Along those lines, were the applicants to get a hearing on the sovereign immunity question it would probably be 6-3. Roberts’ dissent...
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2021 at 03:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I forgot to mention, I have the soundtrack to the... 764 Views / 42 Replies  
I forgot to mention, I have the soundtrack to the original animated movie, and it is indeed fantastic.

Except… there’s that one Jpop track they tack on at the end. It’s not even bad, I guess, but...
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2021 at 10:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Which case? The case that the Texas law is... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Which case? The case that the Texas law is unconstitutional, or the case that the judges they’re suing don’t have sovereign immunity? They can’t plead the former without convincing the Court of the...
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2021 at 09:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
JFC. $3.20 in the burbs here. 1,763 Views / 72 Replies  
JFC. $3.20 in the burbs here.
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2021 at 07:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whether I agree with a judicial interpretation is... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Whether I agree with a judicial interpretation is independent of whether the justice supplying it will apply it inconsistently.
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2021 at 02:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The State doesn’t pay out the $10K, the defendant... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
The State doesn’t pay out the $10K, the defendant does.
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2021 at 12:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
A frivolous lawsuit is a lawsuit which cannot be... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
A frivolous lawsuit is a lawsuit which cannot be won. A lawsuit against a person with immunity to lawsuits cannot be won.
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2021 at 12:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My post outlined the rationale given by Alito why... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
My post outlined the rationale given by Alito why it was shadow docketed. It’s the direct response to your criticism.

This lawsuit (again, probably) isn’t legal. The applicants are (probably) not...
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2021 at 12:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My guess: Alanis 337,458 Views / 1,259 Replies  
My guess:

Alanis
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2021 at 09:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, totally… then they put Lynch in charge, and... 764 Views / 42 Replies  
Oh, totally… then they put Lynch in charge, and let him make a Lynch movie, the antithesis of mass appeal.
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2021 at 12:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
An alternate answer is light oil sells for about... 1,763 Views / 72 Replies  
An alternate answer is light oil sells for about $70 a barrel, and heavy sells for $50. Domestic production is mostly light, so we pump-n-dump the light and buy the cheaper stuff.

Also, the west...
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2021 at 10:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You forgot to call us “pussies” at the end. 1,763 Views / 72 Replies  
You forgot to call us “pussies” at the end.
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2021 at 10:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m not even going to try to explain this, but... 1,763 Views / 72 Replies  
I’m not even going to try to explain this, but the (2019) numbers from the EIA (https://www.eia.gov/tools/faqs/faq.php?id=727&t=6) say we import 9.14 million barrels per day, and export 8.47 million...
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2021 at 11:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The plan with Dune was to make it a Star Wars... 764 Views / 42 Replies  
The plan with Dune was to make it a Star Wars grade franchise. They spent the same amount of money on it as Return of the Jedi, and then hyped it like it was a Star Wars movie.

That was what...
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2021 at 01:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wanna say 6 is when they moved it. I... 246,083 Views / 656 Replies  
I wanna say 6 is when they moved it.

I remember having that problem in the beginning, but finally trained myself not to do it.




I haven’t run into this problem, but I constantly shut the...
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2021 at 10:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, I understand this case better now. If... 1,323,577 Views / 2,987 Replies  
Okay, I understand this case better now.

If you’ve ever heard someone say “you can’t sue the government”, that’s what this is about.

The applicants tried the novel strategy of suing every...
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2021 at 01:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
2049 was my excuse to go 4K. The irony was I... 764 Views / 42 Replies  
2049 was my excuse to go 4K.

The irony was I didn’t like it all that much when I saw it in the theatre, but it was pretty enough I wanted to upgrade anyway.

Luckily, I enjoyed it a ton more on...
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2021 at 12:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, that movie kinda blew. The anime is great,... 764 Views / 42 Replies  
Well, that movie kinda blew. The anime is great, though.

I first saw Blade Runner when it came out, so it had 14 years to bake in as the archetypal cyberpunk for me before Ghost in the Shell could...
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2021 at 03:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Do you mean like the theatrical release of the... 764 Views / 42 Replies  
Do you mean like the theatrical release of the first Blade Runner (i.e., voiceovers the director didn’t want)?
Posted by subego, on Sep 9, 2021 at 11:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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