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I think “garter straps” is the magic phrase. 59,281 Views / 326 Replies  
I think “garter straps” is the magic phrase.
Posted by subego, on Today at 11:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess what I’m getting at is we come up with... 309,558 Views / 678 Replies  
I guess what I’m getting at is we come up with these shorthand identifiers for a decade, and what we picked for the 60s was flower power shit.

This actually segues into one of my pet theories,...
Posted by subego, on Today at 10:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry. Should have been way more specific. ... 309,558 Views / 678 Replies  
Sorry. Should have been way more specific.


This...

https://imgur.com/7XRgsaC.jpg

But without the balconies or the recessed parts. Basically, a featureless block with windows.
Posted by subego, on Today at 09:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yessir! For socks. No elastic yet to keep them... 59,281 Views / 326 Replies  
Yessir! For socks. No elastic yet to keep them up, so you wore garters which used your calf to keep them up.

Men still wear garters. They clip between your shirt and socks, and keep your shirt...
Posted by subego, on Today at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
About a month out from the 1929 crash. ... 59,281 Views / 326 Replies  
About a month out from the 1929 crash.

https://imgur.com/W2OtE5J.jpg
Posted by subego, on Today at 07:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This coke ad is a way-out-there design... ... 59,281 Views / 326 Replies  
This coke ad is a way-out-there design...

https://imgur.com/UTei7wH.jpg


I’m going to use the main part of it, but I think if I used it as is, no one would buy that as an actual period ad....
Posted by subego, on Today at 04:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, paging Oreo and Spheric... What’s the... 309,558 Views / 678 Replies  
Also, paging Oreo and Spheric...

What’s the deal with this type of Japanese architecture? Is it post-war reconstruction? There seems to be a lot of it.

https://imgur.com/iTWwAv4.jpg
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What decade do you put the aesthetic from Mad Men... 309,558 Views / 678 Replies  
What decade do you put the aesthetic from Mad Men and early Bond movies in?

I say 50s. 60s is flower power shit, and the beginning of youth culture going mainstream. The style I’m talking about is...
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I finally get the recognition I deserve. 190,879 Views / 529 Replies  
I finally get the recognition I deserve.
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/g3Jq6i8.jpg Yesterday’s... 59,281 Views / 326 Replies  
https://imgur.com/g3Jq6i8.jpg

Yesterday’s haul. High quality, low quantity. I’ve moved from 1925 to 1929. The cigar ad is fun. It’s reduced here, but full sized it goes down an entire column, top...
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve found light cream, which is the heavy... 57,479 Views / 215 Replies  
I’ve found light cream, which is the heavy watered down by half, hits my sweet spot, but I’d rather go heavy than half & half or milk.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 12:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My install of Photoshop 2020 shit the bed, and... 190,879 Views / 529 Replies  
My install of Photoshop 2020 shit the bed, and 2021 is jank.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was thinking of it as constructive criticism.... 3,419 Views / 4 Replies  
I was thinking of it as constructive criticism. We deserve a better grade of product.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 08:51 AM, in Gaming
I’ve sold Cooper Black an indulgence on this one.... 59,281 Views / 326 Replies  
I’ve sold Cooper Black an indulgence on this one. Ad’s just too much fun to pass up.

It is fairly well used here.

https://imgur.com/mWt9Isd.jpg
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 08:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is almost like a headline I’d write. ... 59,281 Views / 326 Replies  
This is almost like a headline I’d write.

https://imgur.com/afW4NCQ.jpg


Chickens are such ****ing gossips!
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 05:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Realized the problem was it was a month past... 57,479 Views / 215 Replies  
Realized the problem was it was a month past expiration. Woops!

Finally bought an Encore. Will have it set up for the next bag.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There’s a Mac version of Undertale on Steam. 3,419 Views / 4 Replies  
There’s a Mac version of Undertale on Steam.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 03:43 AM, in Gaming
:thumbsup: Tell us about the process! ... 59,281 Views / 326 Replies  
:thumbsup:

Tell us about the process!



https://imgur.com/wSldJkQ.jpg

Yesterday’s haul. Not as productive as the day before, but lots of larger ads.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Everybody I’m showing this to goes for the... 59,281 Views / 326 Replies  
Everybody I’m showing this to goes for the tagline, while I’m over here imagining the alternate universe where Walgreens never gave up art nouveau. :)
Posted by subego, on May 4, 2021 at 02:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anything computer related was already WFH for me,... 195 Views / 8 Replies  
Anything computer related was already WFH for me, so I already did a fair amount. What changed is my partner used to use my home studio all the time, and that had to stop. We’ll probably keep it that...
Posted by subego, on May 4, 2021 at 02:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We were always Calumet until my dad freaked out... 59,393 Views / 139 Replies  
We were always Calumet until my dad freaked out about the aluminum.
Posted by subego, on May 4, 2021 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s well used here. All the white space helps. ... 59,393 Views / 139 Replies  
It’s well used here. All the white space helps.

https://imgur.com/1v8MwnL.jpg
Posted by subego, on May 4, 2021 at 09:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oooh... this is awesome. ... 59,281 Views / 326 Replies  
Oooh... this is awesome.

https://imgur.com/1KLlyBC.jpg

It’s from a larger ad which won’t work out, but I’m totally going to repurpose this part into a banner ad.
Posted by subego, on May 4, 2021 at 07:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yesterday’s haul. Not bad. Mostly movie theaters... 59,281 Views / 326 Replies  
Yesterday’s haul. Not bad. Mostly movie theaters and automotive. The newspapers.com account helped a lot. All except one are from 1925. Spot the imposter.

https://imgur.com/YLMHSAv.jpg
Posted by subego, on May 4, 2021 at 06:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I would have been heavy into my Futura phase in... 59,393 Views / 139 Replies  
I would have been heavy into my Futura phase in the late 90s, but it was because I was going for a late 50s, early 60s, retro thing. Still love it, but it’s not my go-to for everything like it used...
Posted by subego, on May 3, 2021 at 03:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the things that’s bugging me about seeing... 59,393 Views / 139 Replies  
One of the things that’s bugging me about seeing it all over the place in the 20s and 30s is that it got overused in the 70s. Totally kills the antique vibe.



70s is not antique yet goddammit!
Posted by subego, on May 3, 2021 at 01:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Chicago is so spectacularly awesome for what it... 59,393 Views / 139 Replies  
Chicago is so spectacularly awesome for what it was made for, and so spectacularly wrong in any other context.
Posted by subego, on May 3, 2021 at 09:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It has its place. Maybe Comic Sans was a little... 59,393 Views / 139 Replies  
It has its place. Maybe Comic Sans was a little harsh. Let’s say Papyrus. :)

It really is overused in these 20s and 30s ads I’m looking at.
Posted by subego, on May 3, 2021 at 08:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Arise from the dead! It’s getting to where... 59,281 Views / 326 Replies  
Arise from the dead!

It’s getting to where we can squint and imagine a possible future where the production resumes.

So, it’s this shit again.

https://imgur.com/YwaocZ7.jpg

I know I...
Posted by subego, on May 3, 2021 at 05:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cooper Black. What an ugly typeface. Comic... 59,393 Views / 139 Replies  
Cooper Black.

What an ugly typeface. Comic sans of the 1920s and 30s.
Posted by subego, on May 3, 2021 at 03:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It was always newbie production teams, and I was... 227,900 Views / 625 Replies  
It was always newbie production teams, and I was willing to cut them slack. We’ve all been there.

The meltdowns happened when they couldn’t fix the problem. I remember one shoot where after...
Posted by subego, on May 2, 2021 at 01:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The people I know with this problem take a photo. 1,512 Views / 82 Replies  
The people I know with this problem take a photo.
Posted by subego, on May 1, 2021 at 05:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It... did come rather naturally. :) The main... 227,900 Views / 625 Replies  
It... did come rather naturally. :)

The main thing I’d go nuclear over was no vegetarian option at lunch, which I felt pretty justified over.
Posted by subego, on May 1, 2021 at 03:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh! I forgot! One of the things that ended... 227,900 Views / 625 Replies  
Oh! I forgot!

One of the things that ended up being my job was “bad cop”. When production would screw us over I’d be the one to get all pissy with them about it, then someone else would go in and...
Posted by subego, on May 1, 2021 at 03:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s what actually happened at that hearing. ... 1,052,434 Views / 2,838 Replies  
Here’s what actually happened at that hearing.

There were four people who spoke in favor of the bill. They each went about five minutes, and had another five worth of Q&A from the committee. No...
Posted by subego, on May 1, 2021 at 03:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This is correct! I was mostly on the lighting... 227,900 Views / 625 Replies  
This is correct! I was mostly on the lighting side.

What a best boy actually does is a little hard to pin down. It depends a lot on the size of the production, and the idiosyncrasies of the people...
Posted by subego, on Apr 30, 2021 at 11:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How are these social workers dispatched to the... 138,310 Views / 458 Replies  
How are these social workers dispatched to the problem?
Posted by subego, on Apr 30, 2021 at 06:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So I know what you’re imagining, give me a... 138,310 Views / 458 Replies  
So I know what you’re imagining, give me a scenario where one of these new types of first responders would be dispatched instead of a cop.
Posted by subego, on Apr 30, 2021 at 01:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I get the impression it’s the English translation... 227,900 Views / 625 Replies  
I get the impression it’s the English translation of the Hindi(?) term for “orderly” or “nurse’s assistant”.

I was a “best boy” back in the day, so I’m used to it.

I was also “truck bitch”.
Posted by subego, on Apr 29, 2021 at 09:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wouldn’t dream of enacting that blindly. It... 138,310 Views / 458 Replies  
I wouldn’t dream of enacting that blindly. It would need hard data to back it up. Likewise, I’m not offering it as a complete solution in and of itself. Lots of things to be done which cost no money.
Posted by subego, on Apr 29, 2021 at 07:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Two hospital workers spend FOUR HOURS pinned to... 227,900 Views / 625 Replies  
Two hospital workers spend FOUR HOURS pinned to MRI machine by metal oxygen tank that was catapulted across room when device's giant magnet was turned on...
Posted by subego, on Apr 29, 2021 at 07:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In contrast, anyone ever have a Power Tower Pro? ... 20,241 Views / 193 Replies  
In contrast, anyone ever have a Power Tower Pro?

Memory swap was like, 23 steps.
Posted by subego, on Apr 29, 2021 at 06:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/zzRJcvR.jpg 1,879 Views / 5 Replies  
https://imgur.com/zzRJcvR.jpg
Posted by subego, on Apr 29, 2021 at 05:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m using the idea of fairness very concretely,... 138,310 Views / 458 Replies  
I’m using the idea of fairness very concretely, I’m just not communicating it well.

I bring up fairness because my proposal is inherently unfair. For all intents and purposes, my proposal is no...
Posted by subego, on Apr 29, 2021 at 05:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I wanted to get a commercial Bunn, but they’re... 57,479 Views / 215 Replies  
I wanted to get a commercial Bunn, but they’re all so friggin huge.
Posted by subego, on Apr 28, 2021 at 12:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Since I presented my argument as a hypothesis to... 138,310 Views / 458 Replies  
Since I presented my argument as a hypothesis to be tested, isn’t it implied there are any number of avenues by which I may be mistaken?

Should we base our decision on the data, whatever that ends...
Posted by subego, on Apr 28, 2021 at 11:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The big issue I see with a blade grinder is... 57,479 Views / 215 Replies  
The big issue I see with a blade grinder is getting a consistent, coarse grind out of it. I’d be interested in an actual taste test, though.

Still no Ethiopian in stock. The Burundi “Busanze” is...
Posted by subego, on Apr 28, 2021 at 08:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/31JYRc6.jpg 227,900 Views / 625 Replies  
https://imgur.com/31JYRc6.jpg
Posted by subego, on Apr 28, 2021 at 12:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t have the data, but I was being... 138,310 Views / 458 Replies  
I don’t have the data, but I was being hypothetical. Should whether we enact the policy be based on that data, whatever it is, or should it be based on our sense of fairness?


I would argue is...
Posted by subego, on Apr 27, 2021 at 10:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Paying cops even more than what they get now may... 138,310 Views / 458 Replies  
Paying cops even more than what they get now may be grossly unfair, but how much I’m bothered by it is a function of the results. The more it helps the problem, the more I’m willing to let pragmatism...
Posted by subego, on Apr 27, 2021 at 12:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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