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Poll: Well that's pretty nuts. 1,135 Views / 43 Replies  
Well that's pretty nuts.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 13, 2020 at 04:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You shouldn't try to do so much before you've had... 3,677 Views / 62 Replies  
You shouldn't try to do so much before you've had your coffee.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 8, 2020 at 03:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a friend that's GF/DF. I found a recipe... 19,514 Views / 255 Replies  
I have a friend that's GF/DF. I found a recipe for chocolate chip oatmeal cookies that's legal. It's...decent. If I'm making cookies it's not my first choice, but my wife has made them a couple of...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 5, 2020 at 06:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: What? He's been a con man and a grifter from the... 1,135 Views / 43 Replies  
What? He's been a con man and a grifter from the moment he could walk into a bank and get a big fat loan check based on a smile, some empty promises, and a handshake.

His entire professional...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 5, 2020 at 05:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Judging by the initial lurch when first changing... 73,504 Views / 506 Replies  
Judging by the initial lurch when first changing lanes, I'm betting someone is still learning to drive stick and just biffed it.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 5, 2020 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.lacroixwater.com/wp-content/uploads/20... 21,623 Views / 104 Replies  
https://www.lacroixwater.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/COCONUT-COLA.png

I don't really drink much soda, I haaaaate sparkling water, and I'm not much for coconut. But somehow this stuff (got an 8...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 5, 2020 at 05:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Since ****ing when? A campaign promise is a lie... 1,135 Views / 43 Replies  
Since ****ing when? A campaign promise is a lie to get people to vote for you. Politicians tell the truth???

Campaigning and leadership are two entirely different skillsets. You are required to...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 4, 2020 at 02:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-new... 1,135 Views / 43 Replies  
https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/trump-warned-president-start-war-iran-reelected-933391/



-Nancy Pelosi

jk that was Trump in 2011
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 4, 2020 at 08:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Isn't illegal. Shitty, sure. If we saw... 7,699 Views / 119 Replies  
Isn't illegal. Shitty, sure.



If we saw a 2008-level economy crash right now, would Trump's base turn on him? They've been more than happy to give him credit for the economy since election day,...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 29, 2019 at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Someone else published the name first, he just... 7,699 Views / 119 Replies  
Someone else published the name first, he just repeated it. He's not the one that leaked it.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 29, 2019 at 10:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Raspberry Pi 592 Views / 5 Replies  
Got one for Christmas. Anyone played with them? Any fun project ideas? I see lots of retro gaming consoles, NAS setups, VPN boxes, magic mirrors. Thinking about using it as a car dashboard using a...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 29, 2019 at 10:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What do you think Trump could do that would get... 7,699 Views / 119 Replies  
What do you think Trump could do that would get the republican party to turn on him?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 29, 2019 at 08:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My conspiracy theory is that they occasionally... 177,181 Views / 1,000 Replies  
My conspiracy theory is that they occasionally purposely take you down the wrong road just because they want data on that road.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 26, 2019 at 05:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What happens if a trait that develops over... 1,018 Views / 16 Replies  
What happens if a trait that develops over millions of years becomes obsolete in a couple hundred? There's going to be a period of time where the trait isn't useful but it's still carried and...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 26, 2019 at 04:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You'll have to remind me again - who won the... 8,413 Views / 113 Replies  
You'll have to remind me again - who won the majority of votes in that last election?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 22, 2019 at 08:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Who's the slow guy blocking the left lane so that... 14,465 Views / 103 Replies  
Who's the slow guy blocking the left lane so that people have to go around him on both sides?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 21, 2019 at 11:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Excess heat generated by the engine is a function... 177,181 Views / 1,000 Replies  
Excess heat generated by the engine is a function of load on the engine. More load, more power generated, more waste heat. Free-revving generates more heat than a plain idle, but not as much as...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 20, 2019 at 09:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The first question is do you ever need to warm... 177,181 Views / 1,000 Replies  
The first question is do you ever need to warm your car up? The answer is...complicated. It's pretty universally agreed that you should wail on a dead-cold engine. Oil gets thicker as it gets colder...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 19, 2019 at 05:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that what I think it is? 73,504 Views / 506 Replies  
Is that what I think it is?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 19, 2019 at 04:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So it happened, the Senate is not going to... 7,699 Views / 119 Replies  
So it happened, the Senate is not going to indict, voting right across party lines, and it's back to the 2020 campaign?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 19, 2019 at 12:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm sure he's been on Amoxicillin before, but I'm... 32,444 Views / 373 Replies  
I'm sure he's been on Amoxicillin before, but I'm not sure that he's gotten this double whammy before.

I developed an allergy to Penicillin as a teenager, and my dad is allergic to it too, so I'm...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 16, 2019 at 09:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, first time. She offered to do a check... 32,444 Views / 373 Replies  
Yep, first time.

She offered to do a check x-ray to check for pneumonia or said we could just treat for both with the same drug, so I opted to get my kid all drugged up. Obviously won't do that...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 16, 2019 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When I order from Amazon, they don't send me an... 38,774 Views / 353 Replies  
When I order from Amazon, they don't send me an order summary that includes what I purchased, only a link to go to their site and see my order list. I assume this is so they can drive up site...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 16, 2019 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's a fun one. The oldest turned seven... 32,444 Views / 373 Replies  
Here's a fun one.

The oldest turned seven last Saturday. For a few days leading up to his birthday he'd had a pretty good cough. On the morning of his birthday (and Minecraft-themed party), he...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 16, 2019 at 04:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Their beef cattle what? edit: Sorry that was... 1,228 Views / 12 Replies  
Their beef cattle what?

edit: Sorry that was dumb.

But I don't know why it matters if they're beef or dairy cows, the OP listed both uses.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 16, 2019 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If the traffic light is yellow, pedestrians won't... 3,106 Views / 58 Replies  
If the traffic light is yellow, pedestrians won't be attempting to cross in that direction, that's not an issue.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 16, 2019 at 08:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is there scientific research saying that people... 1,228 Views / 12 Replies  
Is there scientific research saying that people don't drink enough milk? Drinking less than they used to doesn't mean they're drinking less than they need. The "official" US dietary guidelines of...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 15, 2019 at 03:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
11 Pro or Pro Max? 19,514 Views / 255 Replies  
11 Pro or Pro Max?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 14, 2019 at 11:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
With an aftermarket system, all bets are off for... 73,504 Views / 506 Replies  
With an aftermarket system, all bets are off for safety. In my wife's old car, you couldn't shift out of park without pressing the brake. If you remote start the car, if you forget to put the key in...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 12, 2019 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This couldn't happen with an automatic, so it had... 73,504 Views / 506 Replies  
This couldn't happen with an automatic, so it had to have been a manual, and they did offer the IS300 in a manual. If the aftermarket system didn't include some kind of neutral switch, it's possible...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 12, 2019 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
100% agree. 3,106 Views / 58 Replies  
100% agree.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 12, 2019 at 07:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I drive two of them multiple times per day. ... 3,106 Views / 58 Replies  
I drive two of them multiple times per day.



I'm not worried about average speed. I'm worried about frequency of zero speed, which is higher with intersections and lower with roundabouts.

...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 11, 2019 at 01:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
By design, cars expect to and often have to stop... 3,106 Views / 58 Replies  
By design, cars expect to and often have to stop at traditional intersections. This makes pedestrian crossing easier.

By design, cars expect not to and often don't have to stop at roundabouts....
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 11, 2019 at 08:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How old does my kid need to be before I can show... 3,677 Views / 62 Replies  
How old does my kid need to be before I can show him this movie? It's rated PG, but that's '80s PG that allows an F-bomb. Not quite Airplane-level PG that has boobs, but still.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 10, 2019 at 05:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't trains in America also run on the wrong... 1,539 Views / 15 Replies  
Don't trains in America also run on the wrong side?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 9, 2019 at 10:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Kudos to the big truck driver for getting his ass... 73,504 Views / 506 Replies  
Kudos to the big truck driver for getting his ass out of the way and not making it a three-car accident.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 9, 2019 at 10:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Roundabouts near me are two lanes wide. The right... 3,106 Views / 58 Replies  
Roundabouts near me are two lanes wide. The right lane is for taking the first exit or going "straight." The left lane is for going "straight" or taking the third exit. These designations are marked...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 9, 2019 at 10:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
NEW SIG sick 3,677 Views / 62 Replies  
NEW SIG sick
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 5, 2019 at 11:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Espresso is straight - no cream or sugar. ... 3,677 Views / 62 Replies  
Espresso is straight - no cream or sugar.

Cold brew is taken with a splash of something preferably unsweetened. Plus for non-dairy, for no real good reason. Uh...I mean...F$%K DAIRY.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 5, 2019 at 05:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This happened with the last pack of paper towels... 38,774 Views / 353 Replies  
This happened with the last pack of paper towels we got at Costco. I don't think the perforations were incomplete, but they were weak and every towel brought half the next one with it.



This...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 5, 2019 at 09:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I should pull my dashcam footage from the... 3,106 Views / 58 Replies  
I should pull my dashcam footage from the roundabout yesterday. The main road goes straight through, each side exit is a side road. I had to go 3/4 of the way through to get to my exit. SUV across...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 4, 2019 at 04:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
With an automatic transmission, the park pawl is... 73,504 Views / 506 Replies  
With an automatic transmission, the park pawl is designed to hold the full load of the car. For the car to break the pawl and roll would be almost unheard of.

If you're applying the ebrake after...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 3, 2019 at 09:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe it's just me or I'm doing something wrong,... 38,774 Views / 353 Replies  
Maybe it's just me or I'm doing something wrong, but I just noticed that if I'm on YouTube and watching a video and hit the back button, once the browser goes back a page, the video I was watching...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 30, 2019 at 09:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just upgraded to Catalina this morning and I... 4,576 Views / 27 Replies  
Just upgraded to Catalina this morning and I didn't see this happen when I woke it up tonight. Fingers crossed...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 28, 2019 at 09:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
- Better longevity - diesel engine blocks are... 177,181 Views / 1,000 Replies  
- Better longevity - diesel engine blocks are historically overbuilt giant, heavy iron blocks
- Better low end power for pulling/hauling - they are rarely capable of revving over 4000rpm so they're...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 27, 2019 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So here's a long, rambling tangent. Wife... 177,181 Views / 1,000 Replies  
So here's a long, rambling tangent.

Wife got a new car recently and I put snow tires on it for the season. I joked about how I should have put some big, beefy mud tires on it so we could take it...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And I judge people who paid $1.99 to unlock the... 73,504 Views / 506 Replies  
And I judge people who paid $1.99 to unlock the Delorean in Rock League.
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 27, 2019 at 08:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
For the wildlife. ... 177,181 Views / 1,000 Replies  
For the wildlife.

https://i.imgur.com/TtrWJed.gif
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 27, 2019 at 08:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's a feature, not a bug. They've been making... 177,181 Views / 1,000 Replies  
That's a feature, not a bug. They've been making the Model S for seven years now without a major visual refresh, and it has held up. It's recognizable without being outlandish, and it hasn't aged...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 26, 2019 at 09:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The bed is 6.5 feet, which is the standard length... 177,181 Views / 1,000 Replies  
The bed is 6.5 feet, which is the standard length for a normal 2-door pickup. Most of the four door pickups you see in the suburbs have 5.5 foot beds. A "long bed" truck has an 8' bed.

He claims...
Posted by Laminar, on Nov 22, 2019 at 03:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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