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Because we're finding out that "illegal" doesn't... 22,693 Views / 574 Replies  
Because we're finding out that "illegal" doesn't really mean anything when the ones doing the illegal stuff are the ones that get to choose what laws are enforced.
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 10:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:cry: Project car fire is one of my... 68,408 Views / 420 Replies  
:cry:

Project car fire is one of my nightmares. I carry an extinguisher in the trunk just in case. I should probably check it and see if it's still charged.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 09:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Lemon on pasta, lime on Mexican food. Also lime... 17,205 Views / 117 Replies  
Lemon on pasta, lime on Mexican food. Also lime on fried rice.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 09:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that clear plastic or a breathable mesh? 22,693 Views / 574 Replies  
Is that clear plastic or a breathable mesh?
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 09:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
But what font is it? 68,408 Views / 420 Replies  
But what font is it?
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 10, 2020 at 09:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
But tax returns don't show net worth do they? And... 45,405 Views / 326 Replies  
But tax returns don't show net worth do they? And do they break out specific investment sources? I've only ever done poverty-level normal people taxes, where "capital gains" is a single field, and...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 10, 2020 at 07:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
What do we expect to see? It's not like he's... 45,405 Views / 326 Replies  
What do we expect to see? It's not like he's going to report employment by the Russian government. I have no idea what a tax return looks like at that level. If it looks like he didn't make money, he...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 9, 2020 at 11:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I've lost track of what dimension of chess... 45,405 Views / 326 Replies  
I've lost track of what dimension of chess they're all playing at this point.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 8, 2020 at 04:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
"I have a dream that one day, children will be... 175,637 Views / 665 Replies  
"I have a dream that one day, children will be judged not by color of their sun, but by the content of their kryptonite."
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 8, 2020 at 07:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Arch nemesis of Supremacyman. 175,637 Views / 665 Replies  
Arch nemesis of Supremacyman.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 8, 2020 at 07:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My parents' Downloads folder is basically: ... 395 Views / 8 Replies  
My parents' Downloads folder is basically:

Flash Installer.dmg
Flash Installer (1).dmg
Flash Installer (2).dmg
Flash Installer (3).dmg
Flash Installer (4).dmg
Flash Installer (5).dmg
Flash...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 6, 2020 at 09:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://api.time.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/77... 446 Views / 5 Replies  
https://api.time.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/774b321a342f47a8b86067e988d3c898-0.jpg
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 6, 2020 at 08:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's the carrot he can dangle out in front of... 45,405 Views / 326 Replies  
It's the carrot he can dangle out in front of evangelicals, a button he can push when he needs to drum up support (see: Church/bible photo-op in the midst of riots).

It helps rally evangelicals...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 30, 2020 at 07:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I saw claims that T_D hadn't had any new posts... 399,705 Views / 2,516 Replies  
I saw claims that T_D hadn't had any new posts for months so this was basically like shooting a corpse. Apparently they're all at their new site (not sure what that is), and that new site is...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 29, 2020 at 05:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sub'd. 562 Views / 7 Replies  
Sub'd.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 24, 2020 at 03:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He cheated and used his strong hand this time... 399,705 Views / 2,516 Replies  
He cheated and used his strong hand this time instead of texting it for help like he did last time.

https://tenor.com/vZvE.gif
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 22, 2020 at 03:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's the first time he's actually looked human.... 399,705 Views / 2,516 Replies  
It's the first time he's actually looked human. Just a dude tired after a long-ass day of traveling and flying and talking. Give a smile, give a thumbs up, trudge inside to go to bed. It's the most...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 22, 2020 at 09:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Is there some kind of checksum you can look at... 22,693 Views / 574 Replies  
Is there some kind of checksum you can look at before downloading that tells you the compiled app and source code are the same?
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 19, 2020 at 04:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sushi restaurants I've been to will usually have... 5,363 Views / 134 Replies  
Sushi restaurants I've been to will usually have decent rice, served like an ice cream scoop with toasted sesame seeds on top. I'll eat that plain.

We also finally ditched the boxed instant rice a...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 19, 2020 at 08:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The last couple dishes we've made with rice... 5,363 Views / 134 Replies  
The last couple dishes we've made with rice involve putting a bunch of stuff in the skillet together and letting it simmer so the rice can cook - one is just chicken thighs, a jar of mango salsa, and...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 19, 2020 at 08:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
10 is still that way. Sure you can open the... 3,182 Views / 168 Replies  
10 is still that way. Sure you can open the "Windows Settings" pane but if you actually want to get any real info or make any real changes, you have to dig down until you find the old control panel...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 19, 2020 at 08:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My other consideration is that we'll be pouring... 13,694 Views / 126 Replies  
My other consideration is that we'll be pouring into it from a fixed tap instead of a kettle. So to evenly distribute the water, the whole pour-over assembly gets swished around instead of just...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 18, 2020 at 10:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We ditched our Keurig a while back and went to... 13,694 Views / 126 Replies  
We ditched our Keurig a while back and went to buying grounds and doing a French press. Wife likes it a lot better, but we're looking for easier cleanup. She mentioned being interested in pour-over,...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 18, 2020 at 08:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Staying silent on the hundreds of cases and... 51,046 Views / 383 Replies  
Staying silent on the hundreds of cases and hundreds of years of violence, then only choosing to speak up at times like this says a lot about you.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 15, 2020 at 12:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
πŸ‘Œ ... 51,046 Views / 383 Replies  
πŸ‘Œ
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Posted by Laminar, on Jun 15, 2020 at 12:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here's another irritating Windows glitch. Say I'm... 68,408 Views / 420 Replies  
Here's another irritating Windows glitch. Say I'm on my laptop away from my desk hosting a meeting and displaying a Powerpoint. Meeting's finished, so I stop the WebEx, return to my desk, plug in the...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 15, 2020 at 10:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the (the only?) food bloggers I follow... 5,363 Views / 134 Replies  
One of the (the only?) food bloggers I follow (https://iowagirleats.com/) nearly always cooks rice in chicken broth instead of water, it's something that I've started doing as well. It's reeeally...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 15, 2020 at 08:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Similarly, Windows and focus-follows-cursor... 68,408 Views / 420 Replies  
Similarly, Windows and focus-follows-cursor scrolling. On Win7 I had a utility installed that forced the mouse to scroll whatever window it was hovering over, not necessarily the window currently at...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 15, 2020 at 08:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Many of us have lived through the 68k-PPC... 3,182 Views / 168 Replies  
Many of us have lived through the 68k-PPC transition, then the PPC-Intel transition where they killed off Rosetta after 5 years, and now we're seeing Apple ditching support for all 32-bit apps....
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 10, 2020 at 08:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay so now there's just no music on my phone.... 908 Views / 4 Replies  
Okay so now there's just no music on my phone. All of the songs that used to be on there are still listed, but grayed out. If I try and play something it tells me, "This song is not available in your...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 8, 2020 at 08:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Can't get music on iPhone 908 Views / 4 Replies  
Is this what it's like to be old and useless?

For years and years and years I've used smart playlists to sync music to my iPhone. A few months ago I dumped a whole bunch of mp3s in a smart...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 6, 2020 at 10:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
BTW it's my lock screen image now, it's a cool... 910 Views / 5 Replies  
BTW it's my lock screen image now, it's a cool photo.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 5, 2020 at 08:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
TL;DW: The original image was posted in ProPhoto... 910 Views / 5 Replies  
TL;DW: The original image was posted in ProPhoto RGB color space. Android supports sRGB and converts other color spaces to sRGB to display. In the process of converting this photo to sRGB, the...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 5, 2020 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A bit late, but here's a root beer float. ... 5,363 Views / 134 Replies  
A bit late, but here's a root beer float.

http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/IMG_9927-450x600.jpg

We got into the habit of adding food coloring to the ice cream as we mixed...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 4, 2020 at 11:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://chainsawsuit.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/0... 51,046 Views / 383 Replies  
https://chainsawsuit.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/20160707_allhousesredux.png
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 4, 2020 at 09:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Our cable internet was out for a few hours... 922 Views / 2 Replies  
Our cable internet was out for a few hours Tuesday and again for a few hours Wednesday. Frustrating for wife trying to work from home. Probably Soros-funded.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 4, 2020 at 08:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think that's ironic, I think that's by... 1,480 Views / 8 Replies  
I don't think that's ironic, I think that's by design. Evangelicals, especially ones that lean fundamentalist/literalist, love authoritarianism. They've been trained to reason in circles around any...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 3, 2020 at 02:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't think that's a helpful drum to keep... 51,046 Views / 383 Replies  
I don't think that's a helpful drum to keep beating. Whether 1% or 95% of the violence and destruction was triggered by these rumored outside actors, it reeks of conspiracy theories and overshadows...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 2, 2020 at 11:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Those with an ounce of empathy and a smidge of... 51,046 Views / 383 Replies  
Those with an ounce of empathy and a smidge of historical perspective will have the ability to understand what's happening. The self-absorbed reactionaries being told what to think by global media...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 2, 2020 at 11:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If you've been quiet through 300+ years of... 51,046 Views / 383 Replies  
If you've been quiet through 300+ years of systematic, planned, purposeful oppression and violence, of extralegal executions and law enforcement that condones, participates in, and refuses to...
Posted by Laminar, on May 29, 2020 at 08:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You're missing his point entirely. This feels... 22,693 Views / 574 Replies  
You're missing his point entirely. This feels like the roundabout discussion all over again.
Posted by Laminar, on May 27, 2020 at 08:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Analogy. VLC opens any type of video, GC would... 68,408 Views / 420 Replies  
Analogy. VLC opens any type of video, GC would open any type of image.
Posted by Laminar, on May 26, 2020 at 08:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Got my economic impact payment yesterday...in the... 22,693 Views / 574 Replies  
Got my economic impact payment yesterday...in the form of a prepaid debit card like it’s some shitty rebate for buying spark plugs or something. I seriously almost threw it away, everything about the...
Posted by Laminar, on May 23, 2020 at 07:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Triggering my nostalgia with that one. Like VLC... 68,408 Views / 420 Replies  
Triggering my nostalgia with that one. Like VLC for image files.
Posted by Laminar, on May 23, 2020 at 07:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
^ found the spammer. 1,378 Views / 12 Replies  
^ found the spammer.
Posted by Laminar, on May 19, 2020 at 03:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://static.independent.co.uk/s3fs-public/thumb... 51,046 Views / 383 Replies  
https://static.independent.co.uk/s3fs-public/thumbnails/image/2017/06/25/18/minority-report.jpg
Posted by Laminar, on May 19, 2020 at 02:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It sounds a lot meaner than it goes - '69 was... 2,085 Views / 33 Replies  
It sounds a lot meaner than it goes - '69 was pre-emissions and the general malaise that followed, but it's not the high performance V8 - more bark than bite. I swapped from 2.70 to 3.73 gears in the...
Posted by Laminar, on May 19, 2020 at 12:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Those wheels are awesome, I bet that thing's a... 2,085 Views / 33 Replies  
Those wheels are awesome, I bet that thing's a hoot.
Posted by Laminar, on May 19, 2020 at 07:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you saying that unless an article about bad... 22,693 Views / 574 Replies  
Are you saying that unless an article about bad Covid responses includes more than just Trump, it feels like a Trump hitpiece and is less likely to be written from an objective perspective?
Posted by Laminar, on May 18, 2020 at 02:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I was ordered to use up half my PTO by the... 2,085 Views / 33 Replies  
I was ordered to use up half my PTO by the halfway point of the year, so I took all of last week off. In between taking care of kids while the wife was still working, I put in some time on my Cougar....
Posted by Laminar, on May 18, 2020 at 11:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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