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Poll: Work in the office. Besides one week from working... 1,041 Views / 28 Replies  
Work in the office. Besides one week from working at home (in early Feb), been in the office 9.5 hour a day (including lunch). I bring my lunch most days to avoid people.
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 26, 2020 at 11:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Never had a sleep study done before. Maybe I do... 152,487 Views / 626 Replies  
Never had a sleep study done before. Maybe I do have sleep apnea, but I'm ok doing what I do currently.
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 23, 2020 at 07:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not a question but a statement. I have a snoring... 152,487 Views / 626 Replies  
Not a question but a statement. I have a snoring problem and it has affected my quality of life. Feel tired during the day. Been taping my mouth shut at night the last two plus weeks and I can say...
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 23, 2020 at 12:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I’m actually living in a country next to China... 1,041 Views / 28 Replies  
I’m actually living in a country next to China (secret) and for the most part, everything has been normal. I worked from home one week last month but that was optional. People wear masks everywhere,...
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 19, 2020 at 06:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A mirror is wonderful. Made of glass but... 713 Views / 12 Replies  
A mirror is wonderful. Made of glass but reflective so you can see yourself. Before, people would have no idea how they looked. They can only see others or maybe get a portrait of themselves done...
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 8, 2020 at 11:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ceramic dishes are also nice. They don't leak,... 713 Views / 12 Replies  
Ceramic dishes are also nice. They don't leak, can place in the microwave, oven (sometimes), and the dishwasher. They don't stain. Simple brush with a sponge easily removes grime. A great marvel.
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Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 4, 2020 at 10:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Best simple inventions 713 Views / 12 Replies  
I deal a lot with inventions; it is part of my job, in fact. I sit at my office desk sipping tea from a tea cup poured from a Thermos(tm) bottle. Water that is 2 hours old but still piping hot. There...
Posted by mindwaves, on Mar 3, 2020 at 09:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Had a woops moment when my car alarm system went... 93,917 Views / 537 Replies  
Had a woops moment when my car alarm system went off when one tire was being repaired due to a screw puncture. That was very loud.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 20, 2020 at 03:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Umbrella bags for when you walk into a shopping... 53,975 Views / 364 Replies  
Umbrella bags for when you walk into a shopping center on a rainy day. Complete waste of plastic. Just shake your umbrella dry in a safe area and put it in your bag (in another bag if you must) or...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 14, 2020 at 05:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm ok with a 720p TV. Seriously. 2,153 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm ok with a 720p TV. Seriously.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jan 2, 2020 at 05:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-50947404 ... 274,428 Views / 1,165 Replies  
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-50947404

Has to be one of the weirdest ways to die.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 30, 2019 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would like to, but I'm too old to tinker with... 1,892 Views / 5 Replies  
I would like to, but I'm too old to tinker with such things now. I rather buy something ready made and feature purpose than to create something new. That and I'm a poor coder.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 30, 2019 at 03:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hopefully met my future spouse in 2019. Time... 1,785 Views / 2 Replies  
I hopefully met my future spouse in 2019. Time will tell. I do feel she is very wonderful.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 28, 2019 at 08:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, you are right. I guess I was referring to... 19,807 Views / 140 Replies  
Yeah, you are right. I guess I was referring to Sentry Mode, not Dashcam mode. Sentry mode takes video of stuff happening around the car when parked.

I accidentally activated it too this morning...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 24, 2019 at 11:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I got a Tesla Model 3 with Dashcam and it records... 19,807 Views / 140 Replies  
I got a Tesla Model 3 with Dashcam and it records stuff that are not even remotely relevant. Luckily there is a website that allows easy perusal of the video. https://sentrycam.appspot.com
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 23, 2019 at 03:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That is the argument some people make, but others... 2,719 Views / 12 Replies  
That is the argument some people make, but others may say that we are the only humans capable of drinking milk from another species, therefore it is ok. I find it weird myself, but I'm not against it...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 17, 2019 at 09:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks, but mostly, I'm looking for a basic solid... 53,975 Views / 364 Replies  
Thanks, but mostly, I'm looking for a basic solid color polo shirt. Something cheap but can wear to the office. Almost impossible to find these days.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 16, 2019 at 11:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't drink (cow) milk anymore, at least for... 2,719 Views / 12 Replies  
I don't drink (cow) milk anymore, at least for the last few years, and I severely limit my daily intake of milk or its derivatives. I do enjoy some nice vanilla ice cream from time to time (In fact,...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 15, 2019 at 08:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stores not selling short-sleeve t-shirts or... 53,975 Views / 364 Replies  
Stores not selling short-sleeve t-shirts or shorts in winter/fall. I understand it is cold and there is less of a demand, but why not keep 15% of the store with these items during this period instead...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 15, 2019 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I kid you not but the one next to me has 5 lanes.... 11,412 Views / 81 Replies  
I kid you not but the one next to me has 5 lanes. Yes, a roundabout with 5 lanes. I decided to test it yesterday by heading north (from a southern direction) and I have to cut across lanes (there is...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 13, 2019 at 03:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I had my first travel to Europe earlier this... 3,121 Views / 15 Replies  
I had my first travel to Europe earlier this year. I went by train from Vienna to Prague. It was very delightful and very easy. Train tickets were EXTREMELY cheap (to me) and I got the business class...
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 9, 2019 at 11:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't drink coffee, and for that reason, I'm... 8,550 Views / 98 Replies  
I don't drink coffee, and for that reason, I'm posting here.
Posted by mindwaves, on Dec 7, 2019 at 06:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here are my 2 new rides: A Tesla Model 3... 57,684 Views / 443 Replies  
Here are my 2 new rides: A Tesla Model 3 performance with sport aero wheels and a 16" wheels folding bicycle.

https://imgur.com/a/YpYHvAj
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 26, 2019 at 04:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Those sail fins are a rigidity requirement due to... 218,113 Views / 1,035 Replies  
Those sail fins are a rigidity requirement due to the bed being integrated with the cab, ala the Honda Ridgeline. Tesla has chosen to make it a design element and actually functional where the cover...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 25, 2019 at 08:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
First, Tesla has said that this car is not for... 218,113 Views / 1,035 Replies  
First, Tesla has said that this car is not for everyone even before it is announced. Tesla is not planning it to be a mass produced car, at least because of its looks. Like someone to make such a...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 23, 2019 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just seasoning only and no actual pickle inside? ... 4,733 Views / 42 Replies  
Just seasoning only and no actual pickle inside?

I'm fond of twinkies, snowballs, and Hostess cupcakes myself. Occasionally will grab a back of Fritos or Cheetos.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 19, 2019 at 09:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I also got a new ride - a folding bicycle with... 57,684 Views / 443 Replies  
I also got a new ride - a folding bicycle with 16" wheels. No pictures because I don't know of a hosting site (any recommendations for free?). Definitely fun and portable. People always pass me...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 16, 2019 at 12:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Corn bread is good. I also like hash browns at... 5,603 Views / 44 Replies  
Corn bread is good. I also like hash browns at the diner or at Mcdonalds.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 16, 2019 at 01:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not the target market but a lot of... 45,143 Views / 230 Replies  
I'm not the target market but a lot of professionals with DSLR cameras do use SD cards. Would be nice to easily import pictures without an added cable, which is easily lost or forgotten, even if you...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 14, 2019 at 01:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
New MacBook Pro 16" out, same price as the... 45,143 Views / 230 Replies  
New MacBook Pro 16" out, same price as the outgoing 15" model but with a new scissors keyboard (thickness and weight slightly increased), physical escape key, and improved speakers. So sad that no SD...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 13, 2019 at 10:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm ok with them and sometimes I do prefer them... 53,975 Views / 364 Replies  
I'm ok with them and sometimes I do prefer them over a human.

What also slightly annoys me is the naming of law firms that uses the last names of 2-4 people instead of a normal naming scheme. For...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 12, 2019 at 06:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Never tried sticky rice with vinegar before. How... 5,603 Views / 44 Replies  
Never tried sticky rice with vinegar before. How is it prepared?
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 11, 2019 at 03:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Curly fries are the best. Tater tots rule. 5,603 Views / 44 Replies  
Curly fries are the best. Tater tots rule.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 8, 2019 at 05:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
People who park their cars tail in instead of... 53,975 Views / 364 Replies  
People who park their cars tail in instead of head in. Now, I understand why it is ok to do so in some circumstances, but for the vast majority of circumstances, head in is far faster and easier....
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 8, 2019 at 02:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Great. I do recommend purple rice over red rice... 5,603 Views / 44 Replies  
Great. I do recommend purple rice over red rice for flavor. Do a half/half of purple rice to white rice ratio. Cook a bit longer than usual and enjoy.
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 4, 2019 at 07:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As a person who eats white rice every day, up to... 5,603 Views / 44 Replies  
As a person who eats white rice every day, up to 3 times a day, I have to disagree with the above two posts (the flavor portion). White rice is magnificent and has loads of flavor. I primarily eat...
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 4, 2019 at 12:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As a shareholder, I can say that Cracker Barrel... 29,099 Views / 111 Replies  
As a shareholder, I can say that Cracker Barrel is overrated at least for breakfast which is the only time I’ve been there. Been there for breakfast maybe four times and each time a bit disappointed....
Posted by mindwaves, on Nov 2, 2019 at 06:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
To me, the only thing bad about the new Air Pods... 45,143 Views / 230 Replies  
To me, the only thing bad about the new Air Pods Pro is that they do not come in a floss case. I really love that design.
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 30, 2019 at 08:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Off the phone with a CSR for my brokerage account... 53,975 Views / 364 Replies  
Off the phone with a CSR for my brokerage account asking some account deadlines, etc. I asked a few questions and she would answer then add "Yes, provided that everything is correct" each and every...
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 21, 2019 at 11:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Where I lived people inside the elevator like... 53,975 Views / 364 Replies  
Where I lived people inside the elevator like holding the elevator door open for others inside the elevator to exit when the elevator door opens. Kind of like a gentleman thing to do. I hate it...
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 17, 2019 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple Cider Vinegar uses 3,862 Views / 15 Replies  
I have had charley horses for a while now, maybe 2x a year. Very painful sensation that leaves the muscles sore for hours. But recently, that 2x a year changed to once a month.I tried eating bananas...
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 8, 2019 at 10:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not nut corn, but maybe will satisfy your... 53,975 Views / 364 Replies  
Not nut corn, but maybe will satisfy your cravings: coated, roasted peanuts; wasabi peas; or pork rinds.
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 1, 2019 at 04:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple Arcade 3,555 Views / 1 Replies  
Just download iOS 13 and anxious to try Apple Arcade. Downloaded Red Reign and will play soon. I think this will be good for me as I absolutely hate getting diamonds, points, coins, etc to speed up...
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 20, 2019 at 04:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I went shopping for long pants a few months back... 53,975 Views / 364 Replies  
I went shopping for long pants a few months back and discovered almost all jeans were slim fit or skinny fit. I just wanted normal pants!
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 18, 2019 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, for the Cook-note today, I am most... 45,143 Views / 230 Replies  
Well, for the Cook-note today, I am most interested in the Apple Watch series 5, mainly because of the always on display. To me, that is the entire purpose of the watch, which is to tell the time,...
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 10, 2019 at 10:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I did the Apple Cash card thing and accumulated... 4,950 Views / 6 Replies  
I did the Apple Cash card thing and accumulated $9 on it. I thought that I could select it when making an Apple Pay transaction and deduct the price of the goods bought from my Apple Cash card...
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 10, 2019 at 05:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like watching Can't Pay We'll Take It Away,... 3,883 Views / 5 Replies  
I like watching Can't Pay We'll Take It Away, especially when the high court enforcement people take away goods from businesses. Taking away people's cars is also satisfying.
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 5, 2019 at 10:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was thinking about getting my upcoming car... 218,113 Views / 1,035 Replies  
I was thinking about getting my upcoming car wrapped. I read it protects the car from grit on the road such as pebbles, sand, etc. It is just a thin piece of plastic that is overlayed on the car. If...
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 3, 2019 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For the bananas, I place peeled ripe bananas in a... 53,975 Views / 364 Replies  
For the bananas, I place peeled ripe bananas in a ziplock bag and freeze them. Good for a milkshake weeks later.
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 27, 2019 at 12:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
By the side, I didn’t mean dangling off on the... 53,975 Views / 364 Replies  
By the side, I didn’t mean dangling off on the side. I mean on the side of the seats but still on the seats. That way one can sit down right away when carrying a bunch of stuff without having to sit...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 23, 2019 at 09:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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