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The last time I gave an Uber less than 5 stars... 316,609 Views / 687 Replies  
The last time I gave an Uber less than 5 stars was when the dude very clearly chain smoked in the Kia he used for Uber. Wife and I literally had to change clothes when we got home because we reeked...
Posted by Laminar, on May 13, 2021 at 11:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by Laminar, on May 12, 2021 at 04:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by Laminar, on May 12, 2021 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Me sitting here drinking Donut Shop Nutty Caramel K-cups poured over ice.
Posted by Laminar, on May 12, 2021 at 10:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry if I wasn't clear. It's more like "people... 1,088,264 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Sorry if I wasn't clear. It's more like "people that preface a bunch of heavy criticism of Democrats with 'I actually supported Bernie' are very often Trump supporters trying to avoid immediate...
Posted by Laminar, on May 12, 2021 at 10:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'd consider myself in the periphery of this camp... 1,088,264 Views / 2,897 Replies  
I'd consider myself in the periphery of this camp as well. I'm not saying these people don't exist, but this is a set of glasses and a fake moustache that Trump supporters commonly put on in order to...
Posted by Laminar, on May 10, 2021 at 01:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://apnews.com/article/f695e8c6ccd4dd0ff85cb11... 1,088,264 Views / 2,897 Replies  
https://apnews.com/article/f695e8c6ccd4dd0ff85cb1132a2c4b67

https://www.reddit.com/r/SubredditDrama/comments/j8szw6/moderator_of_bernie_sanders_subreddit/
Posted by Laminar, on May 10, 2021 at 11:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Thinking about getting this for my 8 year old. He... 20,647 Views / 107 Replies  
Thinking about getting this for my 8 year old. He likes open world games where he can do whatever he wants, and he's getting bored of Minecraft.
Posted by Laminar, on May 10, 2021 at 11:23 AM, in Gaming
I mean, we all know by now that all of the... 1,088,264 Views / 2,897 Replies  
I mean, we all know by now that all of the anti-Hillary and anti-Biden Sanders supporters were just Trump supporters cosplaying as Democrats. So that's not a good cover story to use anymore.
Posted by Laminar, on May 10, 2021 at 11:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I should look into this, too. Though I haven't... 61,071 Views / 351 Replies  
I should look into this, too. Though I haven't needed to wear a dress shirt daily since I ditched the office job a couple years ago.



This is generally my strategy, though an untucked shirt...
Posted by Laminar, on May 7, 2021 at 03:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can only imagine the dreamy conditions of an... 61,071 Views / 351 Replies  
I can only imagine the dreamy conditions of an "airy, sun-lit factory" in the teens. Sounds like heaven.
Posted by Laminar, on May 7, 2021 at 03:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For a tall dude whose shirts are always coming... 61,071 Views / 351 Replies  
For a tall dude whose shirts are always coming untucked, I need to look into that.
Posted by Laminar, on May 6, 2021 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cigars...grow? And...men wore garters? 61,071 Views / 351 Replies  
Cigars...grow? And...men wore garters?
Posted by Laminar, on May 6, 2021 at 08:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If they made a That 70s Show today, it would take... 60,942 Views / 140 Replies  
If they made a That 70s Show today, it would take place in 1999.
Posted by Laminar, on May 3, 2021 at 02:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I saw Chicago on the back of some company's van... 60,942 Views / 140 Replies  
I saw Chicago on the back of some company's van last week and had mega flashbacks to system 6/7.
Posted by Laminar, on May 3, 2021 at 09:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZI_OQB1DcAk 234,222 Views / 631 Replies  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZI_OQB1DcAk
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 30, 2021 at 09:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Research shows it's the other way around.... 144,078 Views / 458 Replies  
Research shows it's the other way around. Officers in pairs are more like to act quickly, impulsively, and more boldly. Officers acting alone are more cautious and will allow more time for a...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 30, 2021 at 09:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I have a MDD G4 just sitting in my basement... 22,133 Views / 193 Replies  
I have a MDD G4 just sitting in my basement storage, begging for something interesting to be done with it...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 29, 2021 at 04:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fascinating! I like the power button. 22,133 Views / 193 Replies  
Fascinating! I like the power button.
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 29, 2021 at 11:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, I think I see what you're saying. My... 144,078 Views / 458 Replies  
Okay, I think I see what you're saying. My opposition to blindly increasing pay isn't based on the idea being unfair (at least I don't think it is). It's more because I believe we could achieve...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 29, 2021 at 10:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Our "sense of fairness" is colored by the society... 144,078 Views / 458 Replies  
Our "sense of fairness" is colored by the society we grew up in. Which, again, was founded specifically on racist ideas and notions, and the history of our society has been one that tries its...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 28, 2021 at 12:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How dumb is this idea - a minitower that contains... 22,133 Views / 193 Replies  
How dumb is this idea - a minitower that contains a dock for the Mini. The dock breaks out the Thunderbolt ports into a PCIe slot for an eGPU, a couple NVME slots, a couple 3.5" HD slots, 6 or so USB...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 28, 2021 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You forgot one assumption - the people doing the... 144,078 Views / 458 Replies  
You forgot one assumption - the people doing the hiring want the same outcomes that we do.

We want people with integrity that will stand up for what's right and speak up when someone's legal...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 28, 2021 at 11:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
What's the data out there showing correlation... 144,078 Views / 458 Replies  
What's the data out there showing correlation between pay and performance?

Are you indiscriminately bumping base pay, or is there some kind of incentive program regarding results? And can the...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 27, 2021 at 05:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yet being a garbageman is a significantly more... 144,078 Views / 458 Replies  
Yet being a garbageman is a significantly more deadly job than being a police officer.
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 27, 2021 at 11:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My dentist gave up on the automated "you're... 230,228 Views / 1,008 Replies  
My dentist gave up on the automated "you're overdue for your appointment" texts sometime last year. I'll need to see when I can get back in.

I've been using the clippers on my own hair for years...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 26, 2021 at 12:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Finally did some video stuff last night. I almost... 22,133 Views / 193 Replies  
Finally did some video stuff last night. I almost spit out my sparking water when I watched the Mini rendering speed in RaceRender and iMovie. It's absolute light years ahead of the 12-core 3.46 Mac...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 26, 2021 at 12:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just tried it, and I can have her read off... 575,763 Views / 1,342 Replies  
I just tried it, and I can have her read off recent texts, but that does require me to know I've received a text. Since I'm not a monster my phone is always on vibrate so I don't always feel it. My...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 22, 2021 at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So long term I'll be putting a head unit in this... 575,763 Views / 1,342 Replies  
So long term I'll be putting a head unit in this car with wireless CarPlay. Short term I'm looking for something to go from bluetooth to the factory aux jack. There are plenty of products that do...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 21, 2021 at 03:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They're aiming pretty squarely at the Surface,... 2,285 Views / 84 Replies  
They're aiming pretty squarely at the Surface, assuming your workflow doesn't need a full desktop OS to accomplish.
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 21, 2021 at 02:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Spring Loaded" 2,285 Views / 84 Replies  
Colors????

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Posted by Laminar, on Apr 20, 2021 at 01:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One could also argue that this is an insanely... 575,763 Views / 1,342 Replies  
One could also argue that this is an insanely great time to be a car enthusiast. You can head to the showroom and buy a 700hp car straight off the lot will a full warranty, and comfortably drive it...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 20, 2021 at 10:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It makes my E36 feel like a lumbering dinosaur,... 575,763 Views / 1,342 Replies  
It makes my E36 feel like a lumbering dinosaur, it's appalling.
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 20, 2021 at 10:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn't want to buy a running one, but... 575,763 Views / 1,342 Replies  
I didn't want to buy a running one, but apparently everyone is spending their stimulus checks buying all of the non-running RX-8s that aren't already beat to shit or rusted to hell. This one needed a...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 19, 2021 at 03:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Bought a new car. ... 575,763 Views / 1,342 Replies  
Bought a new car.

http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/IMG_8160-e1618836810896-450x600.jpg

http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/IMG_8179-800x600.jpg
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Posted by Laminar, on Apr 19, 2021 at 12:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, it was mostly those first three days, just... 1,088,264 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Yeah, it was mostly those first three days, just a couple things since then.



****in' safe space...it's too on the nose.

Of course just this week they took a high school girl to the ground...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 16, 2021 at 02:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
All I remember was an AMA from an infectious... 230,228 Views / 1,008 Replies  
All I remember was an AMA from an infectious disease specialist sometime last summer where he said that if this thing was manmade, it was done is the most illogical and least likely to succeed...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 16, 2021 at 12:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Initially, yes. Since then it's been... 1,088,264 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Initially, yes.



Since then it's been mostly peaceful. Oh, and that journalist who got arrested was finally found not guilty.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 16, 2021 at 11:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Shot #2 a couple days ago. Had some arm soreness... 230,228 Views / 1,008 Replies  
Shot #2 a couple days ago. Had some arm soreness yesterday and was pretty tired by mid-afternoon even with a second coffee, but no other symptoms.
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 16, 2021 at 08:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Good call, I'll check. No reason to have that on.... 2,065 Views / 29 Replies  
Good call, I'll check. No reason to have that on. The other thing I'm trying to figure out is if I'm using Find My to track him, does it delineate between his phone (at home on wifi) and his watch...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 16, 2021 at 08:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean, there was hope for a while. Iowa has... 1,088,264 Views / 2,897 Replies  
I mean, there was hope for a while. Iowa has historically been a leader in quality of education, though that has dropped off in recent years. Iowa was the third state to legalize gay marriage, but a...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 16, 2021 at 08:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well Republicans have proven over and over again... 1,088,264 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Well Republicans have proven over and over again that you don't have to win the popular vote to win the election. They're just aspiring to be Russia, where any dissent toward the party can be met...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 16, 2021 at 08:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
And then when some random dude tries to grab you... 1,088,264 Views / 2,897 Replies  
And then when some random dude tries to grab you and shove you into a Honda Odyssey (https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/07/29/nypd-van-arrest-protest/), and you run away from him, you'll face...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 15, 2021 at 03:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
First test run went poorly. He took it around the... 2,065 Views / 29 Replies  
First test run went poorly. He took it around the block and it had a dead battery within 10-15 minutes. I looked at the battery setup and it showed that it had been discharging since midnight, so by...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 15, 2021 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe it's outside of the US? I see them listed... 1,854 Views / 26 Replies  
Maybe it's outside of the US? I see them listed for Australia and NZ.
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 15, 2021 at 10:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I can see the 40V version being useful if you... 1,854 Views / 26 Replies  
I can see the 40V version being useful if you want to use the edging attachment or to use the same battery system for a blower or chainsaw.
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 15, 2021 at 10:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Iowa's going hard on the pro-police legislature... 1,088,264 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Iowa's going hard on the pro-police legislature lately. Here's a sampling of what the House just passed in their "Back the Blue" bill and sent over to the Senate:



Show up to a protest, someone...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 15, 2021 at 10:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
18V or 40V? 1,854 Views / 26 Replies  
18V or 40V?
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 14, 2021 at 02:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've always had gas trimmers but my next one will... 1,854 Views / 26 Replies  
I've always had gas trimmers but my next one will be electric for sure. Keeping a battery charged is waaaay less work than oil changes, spark plug changes, premixing fuel and oil, winterizing,...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 14, 2021 at 10:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A little scratchy: ... 2,065 Views / 29 Replies  
A little scratchy:

http://www.mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/watch1-e1618408559308-450x600.jpeg

Otherwise looks good with the screen on:
...
Posted by Laminar, on Apr 14, 2021 at 10:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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