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I kinda want to see this too, which is odd... 163,296 Views / 456 Replies  
I kinda want to see this too, which is odd because I dislike the cartoon.
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry. I was making an edit then got pulled away.... 13,031 Views / 124 Replies  
Sorry. I was making an edit then got pulled away.

According to that ERCOT press release, at 4PM on the 13th, wind was generating 17% of its total installed capacity. This is presumably due to lack...
Posted by subego, on Today at 12:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I wouldn’t say renewables are to blame, but if... 13,031 Views / 124 Replies  
I wouldn’t say renewables are to blame, but if I’m reading their press release correctly, it’s not particularly windy right now. Unsurprisingly, solar is all good.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Depends on who’s asking, sailor. 262,839 Views / 920 Replies  
Depends on who’s asking, sailor.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 05:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Isn’t this argument, taken to its conclusion, the... 262,839 Views / 920 Replies  
Isn’t this argument, taken to its conclusion, the elimination of all gender segregated spaces?

Would you deny me entry into woman’s locker rooms? On what grounds?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 03:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The only thing I can think about with the hydro... 13,031 Views / 124 Replies  
The only thing I can think about with the hydro is the reliability isn’t in question, but I honestly have no real idea.
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 09:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe we should pay prisoners more for their... 262,839 Views / 920 Replies  
Maybe we should pay prisoners more for their labor.

I was more thinking more of seizing current assets though, which admittedly may not be enough. What’s the hourly for a bun in the oven?
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 07:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The rapist? 262,839 Views / 920 Replies  
The rapist?
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 07:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If it is indeed true any given justice Is basing... 262,839 Views / 920 Replies  
If it is indeed true any given justice Is basing their decision on religious principles rather than legal ones, they get around the lack of constitutionality by lying about their reasoning.

Edit:...
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 06:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Along those lines, it would be a far lesser... 364,263 Views / 926 Replies  
Along those lines, it would be a far lesser problem here if people just simply believed the giant sign saying “no through traffic”.
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 05:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Good info! Thanks! 16,335 Views / 184 Replies  
Good info! Thanks!
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 05:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Because it doesn’t benefit all and harm no one.... 262,839 Views / 920 Replies  
Because it doesn’t benefit all and harm no one. I’m thankful I’ve never had to be party to an elective abortion, and if I had been I’d feel really bad about it, because that would be horrible and...
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 04:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I understand what you’re trying to say here, but... 262,839 Views / 920 Replies  
I understand what you’re trying to say here, but I do not see this a valid defense for legal abortions, which is the central policy under consideration.
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 02:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s two days every two weeks during summerish,... 364,263 Views / 926 Replies  
It’s two days every two weeks during summerish, so I can more or less handle it. Thankfully, my room is pretty well insulated from outside noise by virtue of having no window (which is, at least in...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2022 at 08:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My pet theory is the main driver of American... 262,839 Views / 920 Replies  
My pet theory is the main driver of American unity in the second half of the 20th century was network television being the dominant communication medium.

In addition, the unity inspired by WWII...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2022 at 06:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I guess my point is no matter how unlikely it is... 16,335 Views / 184 Replies  
I guess my point is no matter how unlikely it is for the dowel to cause a obstruction, it’s still has a greater chance than a method which doesn’t introduce a physical object into the testing...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2022 at 04:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Since the pandemic started, the city has had... 364,263 Views / 926 Replies  
Since the pandemic started, the city has had recurring street festivals, and theyyyyy’re back.

The minor irritant is I live right next to a blocked off T-intersection. Honking traffic cluster in...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2022 at 03:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Generally speaking, aren’t mask mandates a state... 470,208 Views / 1,572 Replies  
Generally speaking, aren’t mask mandates a state thing?

I’m not wearing masks now, but am still avoiding crowded indoor areas.

Got invited to a movie premiere. Yeah… hard pass.
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2022 at 02:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Show of hands. Who bought iPod socks? ... 273 Views / 14 Replies  
Show of hands. Who bought iPod socks?

[Raises hand]
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2022 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember someone telling me how much of a fool... 273 Views / 14 Replies  
I remember someone telling me how much of a fool I was for having an iPod when I could get a Creative Zen.
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2022 at 07:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah… not quite pre-OSX, but 2001ish I thought I... 273 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah… not quite pre-OSX, but 2001ish I thought I should buy a ton of Apple stock, but of course I didn’t.

Along those lines of missed opportunities, and I’m not not making this up, about 10 years...
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2022 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I really loved the shuffle when I used it as a... 273 Views / 14 Replies  
I really loved the shuffle when I used it as a music player. Made a smart playlist mostly based on number of plays and (appropriately enough) put it on shuffle. The lack of a GUI didn’t bother me,...
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2022 at 02:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Artichokes are a minor irritant whether they’re... 364,263 Views / 926 Replies  
Artichokes are a minor irritant whether they’re on my plate or my lawn.
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 11:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve got a Shuffle 1G still lying around with... 273 Views / 14 Replies  
I’ve got a Shuffle 1G still lying around with mp3s of test tones on it I use as a tone generator.

Friend of mine is very sad. He doesn’t want to “cross the streams” and has both an iPhone (with...
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 09:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As long as it wasn’t one of those jobbies where... 412,035 Views / 914 Replies  
As long as it wasn’t one of those jobbies where the pilot hand cranks the propeller to start it.

As for the question, FWIU, light planes get tied down.

Edit: :lol: just noticed the rolling...
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 05:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://i.redd.it/noivty0bvsy81.gif 412,035 Views / 914 Replies  
https://i.redd.it/noivty0bvsy81.gif
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 03:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think he had one, it had just unscrewed itself.... 412,035 Views / 914 Replies  
I think he had one, it had just unscrewed itself. I see three things fall.
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 03:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://i.redd.it/b33qilnoyqy81.gif 412,035 Views / 914 Replies  
https://i.redd.it/b33qilnoyqy81.gif
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The dowel idea makes me slightly nervous. While... 16,335 Views / 184 Replies  
The dowel idea makes me slightly nervous. While extremely unlikely, a dowel can actually cause an obstruction. A flashlight can’t.

Not quite the same thing, but a magician killed themselves along...
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 01:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I still get mail at my place for my ex’s sister... 192 Views / 3 Replies  
I still get mail at my place for my ex’s sister (who I don’t like).

I used to laugh when I’d get her AARP membership spam.

Until I started getting ones addressed to me.
Posted by subego, on May 10, 2022 at 05:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How did they open, though? Wouldn’t he hear the... 412,035 Views / 914 Replies  
How did they open, though? Wouldn’t he hear the drawer rollers?
Posted by subego, on May 10, 2022 at 01:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was okay on debris, but the grass was way too... 364,263 Views / 926 Replies  
I was okay on debris, but the grass was way too long for it, and the thistle made it very unhappy.

I ended up pulling a bunch of those by hand, but at some point went “fuck it”, and pulled the...
Posted by subego, on May 9, 2022 at 05:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve been wanting to show stuff, but don’t want... 124,073 Views / 414 Replies  
I’ve been wanting to show stuff, but don’t want to ruin any surprises.

I figure the cat’s out of the bag on this one though…

https://imgur.com/aHoY0kH.jpg



Edit: Thanks again to reader...
Posted by subego, on May 9, 2022 at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A related woops of mine from many years ago. My... 412,035 Views / 914 Replies  
A related woops of mine from many years ago. My cat escaped onto the roof once, and while maneuvering I stabilized myself on the chimney. Loose fragment tumbles down onto my neighbor’s deck.

Right...
Posted by subego, on May 9, 2022 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The one and only time I did it was with a reel... 364,263 Views / 926 Replies  
The one and only time I did it was with a reel mower. It kinda sucked.


Edit: I’m sure I was projecting, but what made it worse is I felt everyone who saw me with the reel mower was like “why is...
Posted by subego, on May 9, 2022 at 02:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIW, that particular scenario was for an organ... 470,208 Views / 1,572 Replies  
FWIW, that particular scenario was for an organ donated by a family member, so for all intents and purposes a “surplus” organ.

Non-surplus is a different matter.
Posted by subego, on May 9, 2022 at 04:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m only making the point it was less than 60. ... 262,839 Views / 920 Replies  
I’m only making the point it was less than 60.

As an aside, the last time Republicans had 55 was 2007, so only a decade-and-a-half ago.
Posted by subego, on May 9, 2022 at 03:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The highest number of seats Republicans have... 262,839 Views / 920 Replies  
The highest number of seats Republicans have attained since 1970 is 55.
Posted by subego, on May 9, 2022 at 01:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The Democrats had 58 plus two Independents in... 262,839 Views / 920 Replies  
The Democrats had 58 plus two Independents in 2009, but it was quite the herd of cats. Even Rahm couldn’t keep these fuckers in line.
Posted by subego, on May 8, 2022 at 04:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/CharmingThickGallowaycow... 412,035 Views / 914 Replies  
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Posted by subego, on May 7, 2022 at 05:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Since I’m a city boy, I managed to go for 48... 364,263 Views / 926 Replies  
Since I’m a city boy, I managed to go for 48 years without ever mowing a lawn.
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2022 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s not standard. This was due to COVID. 16,335 Views / 184 Replies  
It’s not standard. This was due to COVID.
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2022 at 05:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the things I’m not clear on is how the... 16,335 Views / 184 Replies  
One of the things I’m not clear on is how the “flashlight check” for obstructions works on a revolver where the cylinder doesn’t swing out. Do you point the barrel at your face and look inside?
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2022 at 10:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From what I understand, she was there and did... 16,335 Views / 184 Replies  
From what I understand, she was there and did officially verify the gun, she just wasn’t on the set itself, but instead set-up right outside. The AD got it from her and walked it in.
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2022 at 06:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There’s definitely missing information. 412,035 Views / 914 Replies  
There’s definitely missing information.
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2022 at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/PettySorrowfulChanticlee... 412,035 Views / 914 Replies  
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Posted by subego, on May 6, 2022 at 03:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/iwWlEA9.jpg Not found at a... 6,234 Views / 51 Replies  
https://imgur.com/iwWlEA9.jpg

Not found at a gas station, but by far the best thing I’ve ever had that’s nominally in the Slim-Jim category. Red Bear Provisions is the company. They’re in a suburb...
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2022 at 12:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The opposite! I love milk. Especially in cereal.... 111,339 Views / 314 Replies  
The opposite! I love milk. Especially in cereal. I haven’t the faintest idea why it turns me off in regular coffee. It was pure luck I grabbed some straight cream and tried it. I had normally gotten...
Posted by subego, on May 5, 2022 at 11:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That could be the problem unfortunately.This... 364,263 Views / 926 Replies  
That could be the problem unfortunately.This kills batteries.

Check for swelling. Is it a little wobbly (i.e., it’s not lying flat)?
Posted by subego, on May 5, 2022 at 09:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“Oncoming traffic has longer green” 364,263 Views / 926 Replies  
“Oncoming traffic has longer green”
Posted by subego, on May 5, 2022 at 07:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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