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For anything else, I usually do what you... 231 Views / 17 Replies  
For anything else, I usually do what you suggested. Not a bum idea at all.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 07:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Doc says no anti-inflammatories for now.... 231 Views / 17 Replies  
Doc says no anti-inflammatories for now. Apparently they can slow down the healing process of surgery. He had me stop them two weeks ago. I was taking voltaren at the time. Really felt it when I...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 06:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So far, the hydrocodone hasn’t seemed to do... 231 Views / 17 Replies  
So far, the hydrocodone hasn’t seemed to do anything other than make me groggy. I honestly can’t say that it’s done anything for pain. I’ve taken hydrocodone in the past (back surgery in the T-10...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Glenn, any thoughts on pain medication.... 231 Views / 17 Replies  
Glenn, any thoughts on pain medication. Surprisingly, my surgeon scripted me good ole hydrocodone. I’ve used the stuff in the past, and know the pros and cons. I’m not excited about using the stuff...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 07:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
About five or six years ago, I slipped and fell... 231 Views / 17 Replies  
About five or six years ago, I slipped and fell on ice, reflexively bracing the fall with my right arm, and jamming it hard. It hurt like hell right afterward, of course, but it more or less cleared...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 07:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol::lol::lol: 231 Views / 17 Replies  
:lol::lol::lol:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 04:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just hope I can get my fastball back. :lol: 231 Views / 17 Replies  
I just hope I can get my fastball back. :lol:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 03:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They did a nerve block on the entire arm, so pain... 231 Views / 17 Replies  
They did a nerve block on the entire arm, so pain isn’t a thing yet. And I haven’t tried to negotiate bed time yet either. I’m sure that’s gonna affect my mood a bit.

I also have this electric...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP My Insurance Deductible 231 Views / 17 Replies  
So, I had my right rotator cuff and one tendon repaired this morning. No idea if I’ll ever get my fastball back, though. On the upside, I killed my deductible in one fell swoop and it’s still January...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 02:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve seen the listing, but gave it a pass. I’m... 127,118 Views / 415 Replies  
I’ve seen the listing, but gave it a pass. I’m not really a Gervais fan.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 16, 2022 at 10:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wouldn’t want to bet money on that. This GOP... 6,946 Views / 77 Replies  
I wouldn’t want to bet money on that. This GOP isn’t your father’s GOP, by a long shot. There are more than a few members of the GOP (especially in the House) who I honestly don’t think would have...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 15, 2022 at 08:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
RIP Humble Choice 250 Views / 2 Replies  
Dunno if any of y'a'll use it, but Humble Choice for Mac and Linux goes bye-bye Feb.1. (https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2022/01/humble-subscription-service-is-dumping-mac-linux-access-in-18-days/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 14, 2022 at 07:18 AM, in Gaming
Apparently, the DOJ thinks the Oath Keepers had a... 6,946 Views / 77 Replies  
Apparently, the DOJ thinks the Oath Keepers had a plan.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 14, 2022 at 07:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
SCOTUS today struck down the vaccination mandate... 406,003 Views / 1,480 Replies  
SCOTUS today struck down the vaccination mandate for large businesses, but upheld the mandate for healthcare and medical businesses that receive federal dollars, i.e. Medicare (which is pretty much...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 13, 2022 at 07:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve seen Wordle mentioned in many places, but I... 238 Views / 2 Replies  
I’ve seen Wordle mentioned in many places, but I haven’t jumped at it.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 11, 2022 at 03:32 PM, in Gaming
Better than nothing. I wager there will be... 406,003 Views / 1,480 Replies  
Better than nothing. I wager there will be parents screaming about the masks upsetting their delicate offspring now. That seems to be the latest bugaboo making the rounds of the antivax/mask/reality...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 11, 2022 at 12:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The story about that burst water pipe.... 346,393 Views / 727 Replies  
The story about that burst water pipe. (https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/regional/beech-mountain-water-line-skiers-sprayed/275-38211c02-61bf-4121-8516-e74c0d3784e6)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 10, 2022 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Bob Saget 308 Views / 2 Replies  
Bob Saget died Sunday afternoon (https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/bob-saget-dead-full-house-star-afv-host-1235149876/). He was 65.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 10, 2022 at 08:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Vocabulary Quiz 238 Views / 2 Replies  
A fun little quiz from Merriam-Webster to test your vocabulary skillz. (https://www.merriam-webster.com/word-games/vocabulary-quiz)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 8, 2022 at 10:30 AM, in Gaming
That's what you get for living next to an inland... 248,126 Views / 449 Replies  
That's what you get for living next to an inland ocean. Chill is a moderate -9 here this morning.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 7, 2022 at 08:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: A-Rod seems to have fallen on hard times, I... 659,606 Views / 1,156 Replies  
A-Rod seems to have fallen on hard times, I guess. Sad.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 6, 2022 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wind chill down here in Indy this morning is a... 248,126 Views / 449 Replies  
Wind chill down here in Indy this morning is a balmy 2. I suspect it went below zero at sometime overnight. High today is a whopping 16 with a windchill of 3. I hate winter.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 6, 2022 at 08:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Gab... 1,434,508 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Gab (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gab_(social_network))
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 4, 2022 at 08:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
They are here in Indy. A friend of mine drives a... 406,003 Views / 1,480 Replies  
They are here in Indy. A friend of mine drives a bus for Carmel schools and he's scared to death to go back. He's sticking it out, though, til the end of the semester when he can retire and get his...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 3, 2022 at 03:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My soon-to-be four-year-old granddaughter loves... 498 Views / 7 Replies  
My soon-to-be four-year-old granddaughter loves playing MarioKart on the Switch. I know nothing about these games, but apparently there's a setting that imposes a hard boundary at the edge of the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jan 2, 2022 at 01:18 PM, in Gaming
Love that classic gold BBS 3-piece. Great look. 803,223 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Love that classic gold BBS 3-piece. Great look.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 31, 2021 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Sue Ann Nivens 479 Views / 2 Replies  
Betty White has passed. (https://www.tmz.com/2021/12/31/betty-white-dead-dies-golden-girls/) She was 99.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 31, 2021 at 03:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Make a coffee table with them. 803,223 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Make a coffee table with them.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 29, 2021 at 04:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In my VW, the traction control light flashes when... 301,345 Views / 752 Replies  
In my VW, the traction control light flashes when it’s working, such as sliding on wet pavement.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 29, 2021 at 12:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wat??? 516 Views / 3 Replies  
Wat???
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 27, 2021 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Both AirPlay and AirDrop are locked-down tight. 789 Views / 7 Replies  
Both AirPlay and AirDrop are locked-down tight.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 27, 2021 at 03:11 PM, in iOS Apps
No tech under the tree for me this year, and... 731 Views / 12 Replies  
No tech under the tree for me this year, and that's just fine. The missusSanta says there's one more gift on the way, but I really doubt it's a replacement for my ageing old iPad. Oh well.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 27, 2021 at 03:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You mean in general? I like tapioca pudding.... 420,453 Views / 712 Replies  
You mean in general? I like tapioca pudding. Homemade. Not the gelatinous premade stuff.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 27, 2021 at 10:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
JtB4IDhOZIQ 7,236 Views / 55 Replies  
JtB4IDhOZIQ
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 27, 2021 at 10:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The course is a lot like an explosion in a jungle... 7,236 Views / 55 Replies  
The course is a lot like an explosion in a jungle gym factory. Multi levels, platforms, rails, etc. It’s a set of one-on-one chases through the course. It’s pretty fun.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 26, 2021 at 08:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They already tried. The ½ Hour News Hour. It... 1,434,508 Views / 3,227 Replies  
They already tried. The ½ Hour News Hour. It wasn’t good. At all.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 26, 2021 at 07:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
TIL there is a World Chase Tag championship. It’s... 7,236 Views / 55 Replies  
TIL there is a World Chase Tag championship. It’s a mashup of parkour and tag, on a closed indoor course. And, it’s actually fun to watch. The world championship matches will be in London.

It came...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 26, 2021 at 07:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I keep AirPlay turned off unless I plan to use... 789 Views / 7 Replies  
I keep AirPlay turned off unless I plan to use it, which is very rarely.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 26, 2021 at 01:11 PM, in iOS Apps
Nothing scheduled. Unlike most folks here, I... 789 Views / 7 Replies  
Nothing scheduled. Unlike most folks here, I pretty much use my phone as a phone. I live a pretty boring life, so there’s nothing on the calendar or schedule.

I didn’t see any source identified. ...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 25, 2021 at 11:35 PM, in iOS Apps
You might want to check this site... 406,003 Views / 1,480 Replies  
You might want to check this site (https://www.marinevesseltraffic.com/coronavirus-cruise-ships-live-map) beforehand.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 25, 2021 at 01:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Music App Suddenly Autoplays 789 Views / 7 Replies  
I was making coffee this morning when, suddenly, my iPhone (iOS 14.8.1) starts playing music. It was the iOS Music app playing some Sophie Turner cut. The thing is, I don’t have any music on my...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 25, 2021 at 11:05 AM, in iOS Apps
Christmas day forecast in Indy: High in the low... 248,126 Views / 449 Replies  
Christmas day forecast in Indy: High in the low 60s and rain. :err:
I’m not a snow fan at all, but this is just weird.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 24, 2021 at 12:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank god the parents stepped-in and made sure... 406,003 Views / 1,480 Replies  
Thank god the parents stepped-in and made sure their kids’ freedums weren’t trampled by the tyrant school officials.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 22, 2021 at 10:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s not an either/or choice. 1,434,508 Views / 3,227 Replies  
It’s not an either/or choice.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 21, 2021 at 08:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Given that my daughter seriously wants another... 406,003 Views / 1,480 Replies  
Given that my daughter seriously wants another kid, I think those links would be like starting a firestorm in Dresden.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 19, 2021 at 01:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Beats me. Probably not. He keeps talking about... 406,003 Views / 1,480 Replies  
Beats me. Probably not. He keeps talking about how he’s going to beat this. The taste loss has been the only “serious” symptom so far. No respiratory issues. He’s quarantined in a spare bedroom, away...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 18, 2021 at 04:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
As of this morning, dumbass has lost his sense of... 406,003 Views / 1,480 Replies  
As of this morning, dumbass has lost his sense of taste.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 18, 2021 at 02:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You might be surprised. There are tons of... 1,193 Views / 11 Replies  
You might be surprised. There are tons of designers/artists/musicians/etc. out there bumping along on middle-aged iMacs and the like, for whom that MacPro would be a substantial, and affordable,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 18, 2021 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
With rum, bourbon, or brandy? 7,236 Views / 55 Replies  
With rum, bourbon, or brandy?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 16, 2021 at 07:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sooooo...My dumbass son-in-law, the lone vaccine... 406,003 Views / 1,480 Replies  
Sooooo...My dumbass son-in-law, the lone vaccine holdout in the family, tested positive today. :brick:

It’s not even political with him. He just decided way back when the vaccines were just...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 16, 2021 at 05:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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