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So, Greenland welcomes its new insect overlord? ... 16,393 Views / 277 Replies  
So, Greenland welcomes its new insect overlord?

At least the lucky Danes are spared a Trump visit as the baby leader throws his toys out of the pram at not being allowed to buy...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 21, 2019 at 05:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And don't get me started on the amount of money... 2,921 Views / 27 Replies  
And don't get me started on the amount of money people spend on their golf bats either!
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 15, 2019 at 09:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's the equivalent side pic from when it was... 2,921 Views / 27 Replies  
Here's the equivalent side pic from when it was on the road in 2003.
Still too high.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48526890677_6dc877fb3a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gW9ZWV)ZSside...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 13, 2019 at 05:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thats a good price. There's a premium on these... 2,921 Views / 27 Replies  
Thats a good price. There's a premium on these older VWs. There is no why. It's a hobby. The amount of money spent on my car so far wouldn't cover one of the eight road and trail cycles my brother...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 13, 2019 at 05:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So update time Blue car is now white, and... 2,921 Views / 27 Replies  
So update time

Blue car is now white, and working.

Stage 2 is the wide group 2 arches and the rally decals plus a few other bits including lowering it and adding my yellow wheels.
...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 12, 2019 at 02:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And continued deep state conspiracy theory in... 183,839 Views / 2,449 Replies  
And continued deep state conspiracy theory in 3...2...1...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 11, 2019 at 04:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That's almost as bad as invoking Godwins law. ... 16,814 Views / 300 Replies  
That's almost as bad as invoking Godwins law.

The longer a thread about cancelled TV shows is the more likely it is to end with someone crying for more Firefly.
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 10, 2019 at 02:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Train tickets. Its a pre scheduled metal box on... 10,321 Views / 200 Replies  
Train tickets. Its a pre scheduled metal box on rails going from A to B. How can there be so many different prices for tickets that its possible that every single person in the carriage has paid a...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 8, 2019 at 01:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Never in the history of TV has a show been more... 16,814 Views / 300 Replies  
Never in the history of TV has a show been more open for season 4.
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 8, 2019 at 01:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm glad Netflix picked it up. It's simple fun.... 16,814 Views / 300 Replies  
I'm glad Netflix picked it up. It's simple fun. Very campy and altogether stupid but very watchable. I think session 5 is unlikely though.

Lucifers skin colour seems to vary hugely scene to scene....
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 7, 2019 at 02:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Vikings season 5 is quite a different show. More... 16,814 Views / 300 Replies  
Vikings season 5 is quite a different show. More expansive, less Vikingy. More like GoT sans magic etc. Zero Ragnar. Less good.
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 6, 2019 at 12:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dead to Me or Dead Like Me? 16,814 Views / 300 Replies  
Dead to Me or Dead Like Me?
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 6, 2019 at 12:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you have UK TV then grab hold of Gentleman... 16,814 Views / 300 Replies  
If you have UK TV then grab hold of Gentleman Jack.

Suran Jones is awesome as the world first Lesbian (yes I know)...

The whole show is a delight and proper kick up the Jane Austin
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 30, 2019 at 11:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 30, 2019 at 11:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Meanwhile on Amazon Prime... The Boys ... 16,814 Views / 300 Replies  
Meanwhile on Amazon Prime...

The Boys
Refreshingly different superheroes series.
I do like a nice bit of Karl Urban, even if his British accent is about as convincing as Dick Van Dykes.

"Cor...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 30, 2019 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Did I really just hear Trump say “They call him... 657 Views / 5 Replies  
Did I really just hear Trump say
“They call him Britain Trump. Britain Trump in speakwords”

Class.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 23, 2019 at 02:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Hooray. Now we have our own (mini) Trump 657 Views / 5 Replies  
A man who literally ten seconds after the organiser of his election mentioned the 16 stump meetings that had been attended, mentioned the 20 stump meetings that he had been too.

A man that forgot...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 23, 2019 at 12:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm sure Obama would have arrested MORE monks and... 2,372 Views / 50 Replies  
I'm sure Obama would have arrested MORE monks and nuns if he'd arrested any monks and nuns, or even wanted to.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 19, 2019 at 03:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So we’re all cool with leading chants of “send... 2,372 Views / 50 Replies  
So we’re all cool with leading chants of “send them home” at political rallies then?

That doesn’t spark any bad feeling or memories?

Not worried where this historically ends up? At all?
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 18, 2019 at 10:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Not slapstick but still... Apparently you... 39,629 Views / 374 Replies  
Not slapstick but still...

Apparently you can fake up a whole supercar.

Brazilian workshop makes up fake entire Lamborghini's...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 17, 2019 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Apache should go into the overrated thread.... 2,162 Views / 22 Replies  
The Apache should go into the overrated thread. They crop up en mass in every single monster/alien invasion movie made and yet get swatted from the sky like flying ants on flying ant day.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 16, 2019 at 11:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Assuming most locomotives aren't white but either... 590 Views / 9 Replies  
Assuming most locomotives aren't white but either black or coloured which crime ridden homes should they go back to?
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 16, 2019 at 11:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
contentious. Ah the helicopter scene. Fly UP... 2,162 Views / 22 Replies  
contentious.

Ah the helicopter scene. Fly UP you idiot. UP!!
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 16, 2019 at 08:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think that Trump has offered Brexit... 1,640 Views / 37 Replies  
I don't think that Trump has offered Brexit support as much as mentioned that Boris can have an almost immediate trade deal based on the US having control of basically the entire UK economy.

And...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 12, 2019 at 11:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So now the Iranians are pissed at the UK for... 1,640 Views / 37 Replies  
So now the Iranians are pissed at the UK for seizing a tanker full of oil and the US have got the Royal Navy doing their dirty work in the gulf with a RN ship having to train its guns on Iranian...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 12, 2019 at 10:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
He's impressive in "The Founder" as well as Ray... 2,162 Views / 22 Replies  
He's impressive in "The Founder" as well as Ray Kroc.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 8, 2019 at 10:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Underrated 2,162 Views / 22 Replies  
The anti overrated thread.

Michael Keaton
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 8, 2019 at 05:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is it though? Here in the uK the common... 1,304 Views / 20 Replies  
Is it though?

Here in the uK the common portrayal is that the Labour Party have morphed into some kind of neoStalinist ultra left clique. Except that when you look at actual policies they are...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 7, 2019 at 04:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Today I learned that you dastardly yanks managed... 59,097 Views / 391 Replies  
Today I learned that you dastardly yanks managed to take control of the US's airports from our plucky British soldiers in the War of Independence.

Very forward thinking. I imagine the Brits were...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 5, 2019 at 12:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So for some reason it looks like the US has... 1,640 Views / 37 Replies  
So for some reason it looks like the US has managed to get us, the plucky and eternally stupid, Brits to step up. Having got the Royal Navy to seize a tanker full of supposedly Iran bound oil the...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 5, 2019 at 12:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Can do < should do Apple can afford to be... 3,133 Views / 44 Replies  
Can do < should do

Apple can afford to be better. Selling snake oil isn't a long term strategy. Every single customer I have that bought the low spec iMac (lots) had a "suboptimal" experience....
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 5, 2019 at 05:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
AND that's only a dual core as well. It's so much... 3,133 Views / 44 Replies  
AND that's only a dual core as well. It's so much the runt of the litter it really would be kinder to take it round the back and club it. It's a 2011 computer in 2019.

That Apple sells it AT ALL...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 4, 2019 at 01:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That fact that Apple offer you a choice is pretty... 3,133 Views / 44 Replies  
That fact that Apple offer you a choice is pretty shitty. The fact that making the wrong choice lands you with a machine that would be faster and more reliable if fitted with a cheese sandwich in...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 4, 2019 at 11:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not SO sure. Its difficult to tell but... 3,486 Views / 66 Replies  
I'm not SO sure. Its difficult to tell but previously the forum was resolute that it was only two main sections, General and something I cant remember but its now fragmented across multiple sections...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 29, 2019 at 03:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Really? Perhaps there's some kind of service or... 2,196 Views / 14 Replies  
Really? Perhaps there's some kind of service or recommendation you'd like to spam us with...sorry I mean recommend to us?
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 28, 2019 at 07:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I believe you'll be checking out the retro-rides... 3,486 Views / 66 Replies  
I believe you'll be checking out the retro-rides forum then.

Despite being resolutely stuck on ProBoards it really does thrive and has infact been central to the creation of the whole retro scene...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 28, 2019 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think Apples been design driven by its... 3,133 Views / 44 Replies  
I think Apples been design driven by its engineering for quite a while now. Yes all the current machines look great but its pretty standard engineering driven designs carried out very very well (for...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 28, 2019 at 05:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That has already caught on. The golden age of... 2,318 Views / 5 Replies  
That has already caught on. The golden age of streaming is done and dusted.

We are about to go from Netflix and Amazon Prime pretty much covering you (and AP is really a benefit of overall Prime...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 28, 2019 at 03:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The bit about the Inmarsat logins I found... 2,470 Views / 11 Replies  
The bit about the Inmarsat logins I found fascinating. A bit spooky, these autonomous systems briefly connecting, way out in the middle of nowhere leaving just a glimpse of the planes potential...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 24, 2019 at 08:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I would take most how many figures fairly broadly... 2,921 Views / 27 Replies  
I would take most how many figures fairly broadly but yes there can't be many mk1's left. Quite a nice sharp shape. Black suited it better than the more common white IMO.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 24, 2019 at 08:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is the intended end point: ... 2,921 Views / 27 Replies  
This is the intended end point:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48107253143_677872a5f5_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gi5fk2)IMG_2873 (https://flic.kr/p/2gi5fk2) by Andrew Stephens...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 22, 2019 at 04:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s a 1980 Peugeot 104 ZS coupe. One of about 4... 2,921 Views / 27 Replies  
It’s a 1980 Peugeot 104 ZS coupe. One of about 4 in the UK
More common (ish) in France.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 21, 2019 at 01:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Also a few more bits as well. 2,921 Views / 27 Replies  
Also a few more bits as well.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 21, 2019 at 11:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I believe this sort of thing is directly... 59,097 Views / 391 Replies  
I believe this sort of thing is directly mentioned in the book of Revelations as one of the signs that its the end of days and the apocalypse is approaching,
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 21, 2019 at 10:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've quite extensively modified it. The engine,... 2,921 Views / 27 Replies  
I've quite extensively modified it. The engine, suspension brakes and interior. The suspension, brakes exhaust and carbs etc are all ex Group B rally parts form Peugeot Talbot Sport as fitted to...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 21, 2019 at 10:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Carlike stuff 2,921 Views / 27 Replies  
So, I had this old blue car that I sold many yers ago and then re found in a barn in Ireland so I bought it back.

It wasn't the happiest thing in the world:
...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 21, 2019 at 04:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sub post pop quiz: Chocolate: room temp... 3,223 Views / 27 Replies  
Sub post pop quiz:

Chocolate: room temp fridge or freezer?
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 21, 2019 at 04:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
2nd vote for Aldi chocolate. Surprisingly good.... 3,223 Views / 27 Replies  
2nd vote for Aldi chocolate. Surprisingly good. Top end supermarket stuff and nicer than all the over priced "craft" chocolate in Waitrose etc.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 21, 2019 at 04:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As any scrabble bore knows. 5,724 Views / 72 Replies  
As any scrabble bore knows.
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 10, 2019 at 05:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If only there was some kind of EU wide directive... 10,321 Views / 200 Replies  
If only there was some kind of EU wide directive on data use and privacy....

oh wait there IS. Thank god we are part of the Eu...

oh wait...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 10, 2019 at 05:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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