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Looks like a bracket for a pump, possibly power... 106,802 Views / 803 Replies  
Looks like a bracket for a pump, possibly power steering?

Anything thick and metal should be a good engine ground. If you have a multimeter, you can measure the ohms between your proposed...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 15, 2019 at 05:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Top Gear did an episode way back when where the... 2,617 Views / 27 Replies  
Top Gear did an episode way back when where the guys were given the typical golf equipment purchase price to instead go buy a car and race it. That episode is what prompted me to go and buy a crappy...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 15, 2019 at 05:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ford tried that and ended up backing off. This is... 106,802 Views / 803 Replies  
Ford tried that and ended up backing off. This is the 2011-2014 Edge:

https://static01.nyt.com/images/2011/06/23/automobiles/wheels-touch/wheels-touch-blog480.jpg

It's a crappy resistive touch...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 14, 2019 at 11:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Crowdsourcing at its best. But then 4chan would... 6,866 Views / 76 Replies  
Crowdsourcing at its best. But then 4chan would find some way to triple the high score by mowing down pedestrians and obviously the system would auto-implement anything without checking. And it'd...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 10, 2019 at 09:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
For yeeears I've been wanting to make an iPhone... 6,866 Views / 76 Replies  
For yeeears I've been wanting to make an iPhone game where you design intersections and stoplights and set up the timing and everything. I'm sure it already exists by now in a way better form than I...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 10, 2019 at 08:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Basically he presents as male but doesn't really... 5,508 Views / 135 Replies  
Basically he presents as male but doesn't really pass as male?

My general rule is "be kind." Respect him and his wishes, but also expect him to be understanding if there are mishaps because he...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 9, 2019 at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So are you expecting a friendly letter in the... 6,866 Views / 76 Replies  
So are you expecting a friendly letter in the mail? The main road by my house used to have those at every single intersection down its entire length. It was a 55mph road so there were a looot of...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 9, 2019 at 03:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Amazing. 16,006 Views / 271 Replies  
Amazing.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 9, 2019 at 01:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I just found out that in Iowa City on Hawkeye... 9,541 Views / 195 Replies  
I just found out that in Iowa City on Hawkeye game weekends, hotels require you to book both Friday and Saturday nights, both at an inflated price. You cannot book just a single night.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 9, 2019 at 08:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think I'm making a slippery slope argument. ... 2,059 Views / 41 Replies  
I think I'm making a slippery slope argument.

MIL has a second camera over her deck, facing several backyards. Is it reasonable for the police to get that video?

If that camera also looks in...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 8, 2019 at 02:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Chongo - in another thread you implied that... 1,192 Views / 20 Replies  
Chongo - in another thread you implied that Democrats/The Left are using hot-button topics - ones that get Liberals riled up, but are actually meaningless - to distract people from real issues.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 8, 2019 at 09:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Youch. MIL just bought a new house, it came... 2,059 Views / 41 Replies  
Youch.

MIL just bought a new house, it came with a whole ring setup - three door sensors, doorbell cam, motion light cam, two keypads. I helped get it all set up and thought it was kind of neat....
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 8, 2019 at 09:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Depends. If they're using always-on radar built... 6,866 Views / 76 Replies  
Depends. If they're using always-on radar built into most police cars and blasting a wide area, you can possibly see it bounce off trees, hills, and other cars. The officer may or may not have your...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 7, 2019 at 12:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, we get it - you're obsessed with labels, and... 42,369 Views / 515 Replies  
Yes, we get it - you're obsessed with labels, and you can't understand people that exist outside of a neat little box.



All ardent Trump supporters hate the Republican party. Trump was elected...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 7, 2019 at 12:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks great! One of the reasons I've never... 6,866 Views / 76 Replies  
Looks great!

One of the reasons I've never owned a radar detector is because I assume if I get pulled over and the police see it, I'm never getting out of another speeding ticket. I assume those...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 6, 2019 at 09:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Black Mirror. Just watched season 5. Black Mirror... 16,336 Views / 300 Replies  
Black Mirror. Just watched season 5. Black Mirror has always been about people and their relationship with technology, but this season felt like it was even more about the people and less about the...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 5, 2019 at 10:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
*puts phone down* 38,712 Views / 371 Replies  
*puts phone down*
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 30, 2019 at 09:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's not a thing. Some people think that's a... 2,109 Views / 50 Replies  
That's not a thing. Some people think that's a thing, but it's not a thing.



Natural != good



You say that as though it's something you've measured. And as thought it's okay for some...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 26, 2019 at 02:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/IG2h8Jr.gif 19,924 Views / 158 Replies  
https://imgur.com/IG2h8Jr.gif
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 26, 2019 at 11:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Alexa offered to stop saying okay and just make a... 19,924 Views / 158 Replies  
Alexa offered to stop saying okay and just make a bleep instead. I opted for the bleep immediately and don't regret it.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 25, 2019 at 03:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Shady looking dude. I'd call the cops for sure. 2,059 Views / 41 Replies  
Shady looking dude. I'd call the cops for sure.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 25, 2019 at 08:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ooo, one of my favorite lines that the... 2,109 Views / 50 Replies  
Ooo, one of my favorite lines that the conservative think tanks came up with to scare people.

"They were called the Nazi SOCIALIST Party, so it was definitely socialism. The Nazis were leftists!"...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 24, 2019 at 04:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
"Love the priest, hate the protest"? 2,109 Views / 50 Replies  
"Love the priest, hate the protest"?
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 22, 2019 at 07:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
He just needs a hard hat and clipboard. 2,059 Views / 41 Replies  
He just needs a hard hat and clipboard.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 22, 2019 at 07:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ooo, what's the angle going to be on this one? ... 2,109 Views / 50 Replies  
Ooo, what's the angle going to be on this one?

A. No true scotsman fallacy
B. Crisis actors
C. Corrupted by Democrats
D. Romans 13:1
E. Ignore

Place your bets now!
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 19, 2019 at 03:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
For people that have no perspective or memory,... 2,109 Views / 50 Replies  
For people that have no perspective or memory, people that love an authoritarian leader, nope. No problems.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 19, 2019 at 09:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Can you list a few times that people in your... 2,109 Views / 50 Replies  
Can you list a few times that people in your party have opposed a democrat for partisan reasons?
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 18, 2019 at 09:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
What effect did Sessions' zero tolerance policy... 2,109 Views / 50 Replies  
What effect did Sessions' zero tolerance policy have on border activity?
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 17, 2019 at 08:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
With the rise of Trump, Republicans can no longer... 2,109 Views / 50 Replies  
With the rise of Trump, Republicans can no longer claim the moral high ground. With W, they had a "good," "Christian" leader who was doing what was "morally right." They felt very very superior.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 16, 2019 at 02:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No, the problem is dumb people that need to see... 14,043 Views / 239 Replies  
No, the problem is dumb people that need to see situations as binary.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 15, 2019 at 01:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Built to house how many people? And due to the... 2,109 Views / 50 Replies  
Built to house how many people? And due to the post-Obama expansion of detentions, how many people are they housing now?
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 15, 2019 at 01:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If you could, talk a little bit about the initial... 1,533 Views / 37 Replies  
If you could, talk a little bit about the initial plan Obama proposed, and the concessions he made based on what the Republicans wanted.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 15, 2019 at 09:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If you ignore the entirely of the history of this... 14,043 Views / 239 Replies  
If you ignore the entirely of the history of this country, then yes, you can come to that conclusion. If you take even the tiniest bit of context into account, it's not so cut and dry.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 13, 2019 at 03:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I've always had that told to me, but I've never... 14,043 Views / 239 Replies  
I've always had that told to me, but I've never seen it practiced. Maybe it's my midwestern nice-ness and penchant for holding doors, but to turn around and actively shut the door on someone...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 11, 2019 at 02:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I've been getting AARP cards for years. I'm... 1,554 Views / 11 Replies  
I've been getting AARP cards for years. I'm convinced someone has played the best long-con prank of all time on me, I constantly get mail (and have for a long time) targeted to 60+ year olds. Some...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 11, 2019 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds more like an Instant Pot. 1,882 Views / 22 Replies  
Sounds more like an Instant Pot.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 10, 2019 at 08:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Seconded the boring daily/fun second situation... 106,802 Views / 803 Replies  
Seconded the boring daily/fun second situation for those that can swing it. As someone that likes doing stupid shit to/with cars, it's nice having a boring car that needs nothing and can get you and...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 3, 2019 at 11:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They had to make it unusable while charging,... 2,745 Views / 44 Replies  
They had to make it unusable while charging, otherwise it just becomes a corded mouse.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 3, 2019 at 10:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah Apple Music only lasted a month or two... 9,541 Views / 195 Replies  
Yeah Apple Music only lasted a month or two before I ripped it off my phone. Every single thing about it made my music experience worse.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 2, 2019 at 06:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Woah woah woah. "Staff member of the... 14,043 Views / 239 Replies  
Woah woah woah.



"Staff member of the hospital"

"Dukes wrote that his IV was removed, 'and it was NOT by a doctor,'"

Remember:
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 2, 2019 at 08:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, he's not American. 106,802 Views / 803 Replies  
Well, he's not American.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 30, 2019 at 12:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Two?? :eek: 106,802 Views / 803 Replies  
Two?? :eek:
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 30, 2019 at 08:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, FB is worthless for things like build... 3,056 Views / 66 Replies  
Yeah, FB is worthless for things like build threads and long-form conversations, which are the two things I visit forums for.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 30, 2019 at 08:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
For now... In the "Receivers, Amps, and... 3,056 Views / 66 Replies  
For now... In the "Receivers, Amps, and Processors" subforum, there have been 125,802 threads since the section's inception in 2000, that's 6621 threads per year on average. In the last year it's had...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 28, 2019 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Reddit is a link aggregator that gets off on... 3,056 Views / 66 Replies  
Reddit is a link aggregator that gets off on blasting users with an endless barrage of new content. A minority of users use it for medium or long-form discussion, and a tiny tiny fraction of users...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 27, 2019 at 04:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My work has electric charging stations, used Ss... 106,802 Views / 803 Replies  
My work has electric charging stations, used Ss are in the $30k range, and my wife has a gasoline-powered vehicle for those like 5 times a year where electric isn't good enough. If my current car...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 27, 2019 at 03:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Do you have their activity over time mapped?... 3,056 Views / 66 Replies  
Do you have their activity over time mapped? Posts per day? Threads per month? New account signups? I'd bet almost anything that it's declined.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 27, 2019 at 11:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I meant you weren't annoying about it. I already... 2,334 Views / 32 Replies  
I meant you weren't annoying about it. I already know that my argument is flawless, no need for you to explain that. :cool:
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 27, 2019 at 11:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No! Talking though this is how I process stuff.... 2,334 Views / 32 Replies  
No! Talking though this is how I process stuff. I've definitely changed my mind as I work through explaining why I think things.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 27, 2019 at 09:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No, this forum died because every forum died. The... 3,056 Views / 66 Replies  
No, this forum died because every forum died. The early to mid '00s were they heyday of forums. People came for technical assistance and stayed for the community and to waste time. People grew up and...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 27, 2019 at 08:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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