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The full command is “Alexa, open the box”, which... 444,870 Views / 1,212 Replies  
The full command is “Alexa, open the box”, which seems distinct.

In my case “the box” is a script to start playing Pandora on my stereo (as opposed to the built-in Alexa version).
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There’s a home-automation command I created to... 444,870 Views / 1,212 Replies  
There’s a home-automation command I created to use with with Alexa, and her comprehension rate has suddenly dropped from 100% to about 20%.
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
@Laminar I’m curious. Do you consider... 144 Views / 7 Replies  
@Laminar

I’m curious. Do you consider yourself to be negative person, or is a big part of your job anticipating what could go wrong and making sure it doesn’t?
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You need more arrogance in your life. 144 Views / 7 Replies  
You need more arrogance in your life.
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, I forgot. It said my generic toxic... 144 Views / 7 Replies  
Oh, I forgot. It said my generic toxic personality type is “control freak”.

Half true? Real control freaks freak when they’re not in control. I dislike it, but I generally don’t freak because (as...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 09:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You Are Toxic! 144 Views / 7 Replies  
https://www.truity.com/test/toxic-traits-personality-quiz


https://imgur.com/6r1pgGB.jpg



I dunno… sorta? I’m definitely not a negative person, it’s just the negative answers fit me better...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 07:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bright Teeters on the edge, but I decided... 4,125 Views / 88 Replies  
Bright

Teeters on the edge, but I decided not crap. The dialogue tries for Whedon snark and lands only one out of 10. The worldbuilding asks more questions than it answers.

Wins “Best Shadowrun...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Episode 8 live! This is the episode for the... 153,619 Views / 474 Replies  
Episode 8 live!

This is the episode for the song I mentioned I felt was the best. I was really hopeful we’d be able to knock this one out of the park, but it’s yet another example of COVID...
Posted by subego, on Nov 25, 2022 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
City is $4.39⁹ at a Thorntons by the interstate.... 12,471 Views / 195 Replies  
City is $4.39⁹ at a Thorntons by the interstate. My not normal suburban Speedway was $3.57⁹. Not too bad I guess.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean I use my purchase history when I’m on... 655 Views / 46 Replies  
I mean I use my purchase history when I’m on Amazon. In other words, instead of using the regular search I go into “my account” and search my orders.

Obviously doesn’t work for things I’ve never...
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 07:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It was actually quiet and peaceful. I took care... 20,483 Views / 113 Replies  
It was actually quiet and peaceful. I took care of the immediate irritation of the light from it by pulling the plug.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 06:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Last night, once and for all, I decided to end... 20,483 Views / 113 Replies  
Last night, once and for all, I decided to end the minor irritant of having a clock radio.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 03:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mildly amusing, half-finished effects shot from... 153,619 Views / 474 Replies  
Mildly amusing, half-finished effects shot from this episode. If you look closely, you can see some Predator distortion, but the beauty of this type of effect is you can almost always get away with...
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Episode seven is live! While there are minor... 153,619 Views / 474 Replies  
Episode seven is live!

While there are minor things about it which irk me, this is one of the better ones. Another number by our knockout singer. This is also the point where if you’ve watched the...
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve started to use my purchase history as a... 655 Views / 46 Replies  
I’ve started to use my purchase history as a quick and dirty filter.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 01:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Makes sense! 444,870 Views / 1,212 Replies  
Makes sense!
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 01:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It‘s been happening to me for years, and it’s not... 444,870 Views / 1,212 Replies  
It‘s been happening to me for years, and it’s not just here. For whatever reason, this forum is one of the lesser offenders in that regard.
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 05:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ll find out prices here tomorrow. Thankfully I... 12,471 Views / 195 Replies  
I’ll find out prices here tomorrow. Thankfully I have enough to get out of the city. I’m assuming there’ll be a turkey tax.
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. For a long time the tell was return address... 444,870 Views / 1,212 Replies  
Yeah. For a long time the tell was return address on the back.
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I got a mailing from a candidate for the bench a... 444,870 Views / 1,212 Replies  
I got a mailing from a candidate for the bench a few years back where they went through the trouble of reverse embossing the “handwritten” part so it looked like there were pen grooves. Sent all my...
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 02:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From what I know, it’s basically like this… 524,378 Views / 835 Replies  
From what I know, it’s basically like this…
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 11:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a creepy Chicago one outside of a... 283 Views / 12 Replies  
This is a creepy Chicago one outside of a professional organization for surgeons. It’s kinda Metroplis hospital meets a hand fetish.

https://imgur.com/TZLwDvZ.jpg
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2022 at 06:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s not like I even use it. I wish I could gift... 655 Views / 46 Replies  
It’s not like I even use it. I wish I could gift you mine.
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2022 at 12:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Episode six is live! This is one of the... 153,619 Views / 474 Replies  
Episode six is live!

This is one of the better ones, the girls are the best, but it unfortunately had to cram in a lot of exposition at the end..

8 minutes, 19 seconds. Language.

UZctbeUGFY0
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2022 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s beginning to look like it’s only free in the... 655 Views / 46 Replies  
It’s beginning to look like it’s only free in the US, because we are God’s chosen.
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2022 at 10:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This is actually one of my favorites in the city.... 283 Views / 12 Replies  
This is actually one of my favorites in the city.

https://imgur.com/EbsuQyF.jpg

It has quite an effect when viewed from the sidewalk right below. The tilt-shifted perspective on this photo...
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2022 at 06:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You’re a size 4? Totally jelly. 444,870 Views / 1,212 Replies  
You’re a size 4? Totally jelly.
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2022 at 01:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s Chicago… https://imgur.com/gZPhMx4.jpg 283 Views / 12 Replies  
Here’s Chicago…

https://imgur.com/gZPhMx4.jpg
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2022 at 12:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIU, it’s the norm for Secretaries of State to... 185 Views / 7 Replies  
FWIU, it’s the norm for Secretaries of State to pal around.
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2022 at 10:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I didn’t do that. JFC. I googled “angel... 283 Views / 12 Replies  
I didn’t do that. JFC.

I googled “angel green statue column plaza”.
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2022 at 10:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Heroes’ Square in Budapest. ... 283 Views / 12 Replies  
Heroes’ Square in Budapest.

https://imgur.com/dKMSNLn.jpg
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2022 at 10:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s my iPad, with a PIP from the YouTube app. ... 655 Views / 46 Replies  
That’s my iPad, with a PIP from the YouTube app.

Or am I totally lost?


Edit: I only picked the forum because it was one of the less incriminating tabs I had open. The play was initiated in...
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2022 at 12:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Glitch then? Works for me. I’m unpaid. ... 655 Views / 46 Replies  
Glitch then?

Works for me. I’m unpaid.

https://imgur.com/FiBhU89.jpg
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2022 at 12:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Down arrow on the top left puts it in PIP. :) 655 Views / 46 Replies  
Down arrow on the top left puts it in PIP. :)
Posted by subego, on Nov 19, 2022 at 11:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I agree nose picking isn’t funny in isolation. ... 7,205 Views / 166 Replies  
I agree nose picking isn’t funny in isolation.

Much funnier when done in front of world leaders… hey-ooooooooo!
Posted by subego, on Nov 19, 2022 at 10:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
To be fair, I’d expect that to work better if you... 655 Views / 46 Replies  
To be fair, I’d expect that to work better if you were logged in. :)
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 08:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Phun phact: as far as I’m aware, YouTube embeds... 655 Views / 46 Replies  
Phun phact: as far as I’m aware, YouTube embeds on the ‘NN don’t have ads, though I haven’t extensively tested it.
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 08:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Episode five went up yesterday! The cats are... 153,619 Views / 474 Replies  
Episode five went up yesterday!

The cats are both dancers, so we took advantage and had them whip up a dance number.

1 minute, 1 second.

6_WrfJbT1FI
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 04:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
To me, there is a self-evident distinction... 7,205 Views / 166 Replies  
To me, there is a self-evident distinction between examples where the narrative being driven exactly matches reality (Fauci) versus examples where the narrative being driven is unambiguously false...
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 03:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I feel the gambit is to get you to pay for... 655 Views / 46 Replies  
I feel the gambit is to get you to pay for YouTube Premium.
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 11:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m all out of bubblegum. 444,870 Views / 1,212 Replies  
I’m all out of bubblegum.
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 11:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There are quotes from him, in the article, where... 7,205 Views / 166 Replies  
There are quotes from him, in the article, where he’s says why he’s happy.

Now I guess it’s my turn to mention this example is a really roundabout way to make your point. ;)
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 11:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
What was really happening in the Fauci photo? 7,205 Views / 166 Replies  
What was really happening in the Fauci photo?
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2022 at 08:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Illinois is surprisingly not bad on this front.... 530,189 Views / 1,671 Replies  
Illinois is surprisingly not bad on this front. The Department of Public Health has digital vaccination cards. They have the mother of all QR codes on them, which I assume is for for verification,...
Posted by subego, on Nov 17, 2022 at 10:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Along the lines of what I think we’re talking... 7,205 Views / 166 Replies  
Along the lines of what I think we’re talking about, I love this clip here…

http://i.imgur.com/9zUV3GX.gif

When I first saw this it looked so damn much to me like Bannon is recoiling in horror,...
Posted by subego, on Nov 17, 2022 at 10:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No. I’m trying to put it in the context of... 7,205 Views / 166 Replies  
No.

I’m trying to put it in the context of what I said.

Single frame of Biden holding a finger above his lip in thought. Internet falsely says he’s digging for gold. Okay, got it.

Single...
Posted by subego, on Nov 17, 2022 at 09:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Everything you say is correct, but past... 153,619 Views / 474 Replies  
Everything you say is correct, but past experience tells us that regardless of how good someone is and that we’d kill to keep working with them, once they start edging towards the door, it’s best...
Posted by subego, on Nov 17, 2022 at 09:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s not a story, it was a joke. Rough crowd... 7,205 Views / 166 Replies  
It’s not a story, it was a joke.

Rough crowd tonight.
Posted by subego, on Nov 17, 2022 at 07:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Laminar got it right… it looks like he’s picking... 7,205 Views / 166 Replies  
Laminar got it right… it looks like he’s picking his nose.

I don’t get what follows about the Internet and the Fauci story.
Posted by subego, on Nov 17, 2022 at 07:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
A man of refined taste I see. What’s his... 655 Views / 46 Replies  
A man of refined taste I see.

What’s his favorite flavor of woops?
Posted by subego, on Nov 17, 2022 at 01:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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