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Happy Father’s Day to all of you! Watched... 102 Views / 5 Replies  
Happy Father’s Day to all of you!

Watched Knives Out with my dad, which was excellent and a lot of fun, though in hindsight maybe not the best Father’s Day movie. Maybe he’s trying to tell me...
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’d nuke “their”. It’s so obviously implied,... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
I’d nuke “their”. It’s so obviously implied, eliminating it doesn’t change the meaning of the sentence.

“[B]uy their” could also be “source”.
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I was talking the arachnids. Alfa Spiders and... 63,022 Views / 151 Replies  
I was talking the arachnids. Alfa Spiders and bats are cute.

Solifugids are creepy.
Posted by subego, on Jun 19, 2021 at 04:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Court made an 8-1 decision with Thomas leading... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
Court made an 8-1 decision with Thomas leading the majority opinion and Alito the only dissent. Not your normal split.

This is the first article Google gave me (I did not read it):
...
Posted by subego, on Jun 19, 2021 at 03:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Spiders. 63,022 Views / 151 Replies  
Spiders.
Posted by subego, on Jun 18, 2021 at 06:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I got a full-on “prelude to OnlyFans” vibe. 614,492 Views / 1,216 Replies  
I got a full-on “prelude to OnlyFans” vibe.
Posted by subego, on Jun 18, 2021 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My cynical take is they’re banking on her being... 614,492 Views / 1,216 Replies  
My cynical take is they’re banking on her being legal.
Posted by subego, on Jun 18, 2021 at 10:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I had no idea he directed episodes of Silk... 136 Views / 1 Replies  
I had no idea he directed episodes of Silk Stalkings.

That was a way better show than it had any right to be.
Posted by subego, on Jun 18, 2021 at 10:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Glad it was small! In the 80s, there was a... 240 Views / 9 Replies  
Glad it was small!

In the 80s, there was a 5.1 in Lawrenceville that rattled windows all the way up here.
Posted by subego, on Jun 18, 2021 at 01:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s not awful enough to be worth googling. It’s... 614,492 Views / 1,216 Replies  
It’s not awful enough to be worth googling. It’s more bad when taken in the context of the original.

It’s hyper-velocity EDM, with all the vocals pitch-shifted to death. Not the worst example of...
Posted by subego, on Jun 17, 2021 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In space, no one can hear… Zelda being all whiny. 23,408 Views / 114 Replies  
In space, no one can hear… Zelda being all whiny.
Posted by subego, on Jun 17, 2021 at 03:39 PM, in Gaming
The original had a certain charm, and was... 614,492 Views / 1,216 Replies  
The original had a certain charm, and was actually singable.

Source: my ****ing head right now.
Posted by subego, on Jun 17, 2021 at 01:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pi-MRZBP91I BOTW2. Aiming for a (presumably... 23,408 Views / 114 Replies  
Pi-MRZBP91I

BOTW2. Aiming for a (presumably Christmas) 2022 release.
Posted by subego, on Jun 17, 2021 at 11:07 AM, in Gaming
10th anniversary of the Friday song. ... 614,492 Views / 1,216 Replies  
10th anniversary of the Friday song.


Edit: new one is awful BTW.
Posted by subego, on Jun 17, 2021 at 08:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My knee-jerk, contrarian response is to wonder... 496 Views / 3 Replies  
My knee-jerk, contrarian response is to wonder about the prey animal situation.
Posted by subego, on Jun 14, 2021 at 03:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Four wheels good. Two wheels bad. 255,762 Views / 645 Replies  
Four wheels good. Two wheels bad.
Posted by subego, on Jun 14, 2021 at 02:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m only a data point of one, but I somehow... 264,939 Views / 1,070 Replies  
I’m only a data point of one, but I somehow managed not to know anyone it killed personally (knock on wood).

I do know a “long-hauler” though.
Posted by subego, on Jun 14, 2021 at 02:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
To stay on topic, a friend of mine had a surgeon... 264,939 Views / 1,070 Replies  
To stay on topic, a friend of mine had a surgeon named “Doctor Proctor”.

My friend was feeling a little loopy as the anesthesia took effect and asked him “so, what did they call you as a kid?...
Posted by subego, on Jun 14, 2021 at 12:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah… the culture that’s developed amongst... 264,939 Views / 1,070 Replies  
Yeah… the culture that’s developed amongst regular CTA riders is “don’t engage rule-breakers”. It probably won’t work, and there’s a non-zero chance of injury or death. This makes the mask situation...
Posted by subego, on Jun 13, 2021 at 06:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The only thing I can possibly give to the lane... 255,762 Views / 645 Replies  
The only thing I can possibly give to the lane changer is the car in front of them had their signal on, and was trying to let them go first.

I’ll admit, I drive more like the Mini than I should.
...
Posted by subego, on Jun 13, 2021 at 04:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, they’re fools. Shrimp chips are... 1,248 Views / 25 Replies  
Well, they’re fools.

Shrimp chips are delightful, but I’m still the tastier option.

I have great marbling.
Posted by subego, on Jun 13, 2021 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mario + Rabbids 2 is coming! Whoo hoo! I... 23,408 Views / 114 Replies  
Mario + Rabbids 2 is coming! Whoo hoo!

I should really finish the first one. Only about halfway through.
Posted by subego, on Jun 12, 2021 at 11:27 PM, in Gaming
Those chickens would have to pull them out of my... 1,248 Views / 25 Replies  
Those chickens would have to pull them out of my cold, dead hand.
Posted by subego, on Jun 12, 2021 at 04:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://i.imgur.com/7a01RLO.gif No further... 255,762 Views / 645 Replies  
https://i.imgur.com/7a01RLO.gif

No further info.
Posted by subego, on Jun 12, 2021 at 02:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven’t seen them. For whatever reason,... 1,248 Views / 25 Replies  
I haven’t seen them.

For whatever reason, lentils have been the big go-to around here for a flour based-chip, pushing out pita chips.

Are they really thin and crispy like normal papadam? The...
Posted by subego, on Jun 12, 2021 at 12:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Brilliant Solutions Thread 496 Views / 3 Replies  
https://www.reddit.com/r/specializedtools/comments/nxcye7/bobcatfreeing_shield/

Video is 35 seconds.

When I first watched this all I could think was “there’s a huge problem with this plan”.
...
Posted by subego, on Jun 11, 2021 at 03:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Rune Factory 5 is getting a localization for... 23,408 Views / 114 Replies  
Rune Factory 5 is getting a localization for release next year. Unfortunately, I hear the game is poorly coded.
Posted by subego, on Jun 11, 2021 at 11:53 AM, in Gaming
No apologies necessary! :) Allow me to... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
No apologies necessary! :)

Allow me to attempt to connect it.

The question which sparked this tangent was whether the Heller decision reflected the values of the authors of the 2nd Amendment,...
Posted by subego, on Jun 11, 2021 at 01:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The reason for this is because this is the claim... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
The reason for this is because this is the claim you challenged:




Note the qualifier.



Edit: and if we want to get ultra-pedantic, caliber doesn’t really determine whether it’s a pistol...
Posted by subego, on Jun 11, 2021 at 12:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The way I approach originalism, I’m only trying... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
The way I approach originalism, I’m only trying to figure out what the values were of the people who wrote it then. That sets the law, and it doesn’t change until there’s a new law.

I’d say the...
Posted by subego, on Jun 11, 2021 at 12:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I know I’ve mentioned before I know someone who... 67,381 Views / 265 Replies  
I know I’ve mentioned before I know someone who lives in Colombia, and will get lattes at Starbucks just to spite them.

Decided to flip that and got some in season Colombian at my roaster.

It’s...
Posted by subego, on Jun 10, 2021 at 04:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The nomenclature I’m familiar with terms a Tommy... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
The nomenclature I’m familiar with terms a Tommy gun as a “submachine gun”, because it uses pistol ammunition.

In terms of infantry rifles in use by the US during the 20th Century, with the...
Posted by subego, on Jun 10, 2021 at 03:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I explained this poorly. Let me use an analogy. ... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
I explained this poorly. Let me use an analogy.

As far as I can tell, OJ Simpson murdered his wife.

If I’m speaking for the law, I have to pretend he didn’t, because the law found him innocent....
Posted by subego, on Jun 10, 2021 at 03:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Woops! Gave them the wrong address. 1,248 Views / 25 Replies  
Woops! Gave them the wrong address.
Posted by subego, on Jun 10, 2021 at 02:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/5mv8Za9.jpg No injuries.... 264,939 Views / 1,070 Replies  
https://imgur.com/5mv8Za9.jpg

No injuries. Perp was arrested.
Posted by subego, on Jun 9, 2021 at 04:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ohhhh… I can come up with worse ones. 264,939 Views / 1,070 Replies  
Ohhhh… I can come up with worse ones.
Posted by subego, on Jun 9, 2021 at 04:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If a judicial opinion says it aims to reflect the... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
If a judicial opinion says it aims to reflect the values of the people who wrote the law, I’m not going to accuse the judge of doing something else. I take at face value the judge is doing what they...
Posted by subego, on Jun 9, 2021 at 07:04 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I take judicial opinions at face value, which is... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
I take judicial opinions at face value, which is why your point kept bouncing off me.

If we’re not necessarily taking them at face value then… I guess I agree? I won’t argue it. Except maybe when...
Posted by subego, on Jun 9, 2021 at 03:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Look for a SWAT team too. 1,248 Views / 25 Replies  
Look for a SWAT team too.
Posted by subego, on Jun 9, 2021 at 01:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking at my fresh bag of Gator-Tators (which do... 1,248 Views / 25 Replies  
Looking at my fresh bag of Gator-Tators (which do in fact pair well with French onion dip BTW), and what do I see?

https://imgur.com/u3lf6uK.jpg

Your state has literally made the shit illegal.
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 09:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Another scenario I can luckily skate past. Van... 533 Views / 16 Replies  
Another scenario I can luckily skate past. Van has a usb jack.

I still end up with extra crap in the car, though. Micro USB cable for someone with Android, and a 3.5mm cable for emergency use (it...
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 08:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The decision by the Court isn’t a reflection of... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
The decision by the Court isn’t a reflection of shifting values. The Court’s argument is its decision reflects the values of the people who wrote the Amendment,

At least, that’s the Wikipedia...
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 08:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have a few of those for emergencies, but I... 533 Views / 16 Replies  
I have a few of those for emergencies, but I don’t think I’ve ever actually used one.

I would on a flight, but the last flight I took was before the iPhone was invented, let alone Lightning.
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 03:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They are! It seems to have slowed down. At one... 214,438 Views / 549 Replies  
They are! It seems to have slowed down. At one point it was coming down about a gallon a minute. Glad I was home.

Your roof issue is a bit of a puzzler.


Edit: it’s just dripping now.
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Busted water pipe in the unit above me. 214,438 Views / 549 Replies  
Busted water pipe in the unit above me.
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 01:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’d argue it hasn’t changed but instead that the... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
I’d argue it hasn’t changed but instead that the Court was wrong.
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 12:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My apologies then. I’m still confused about the... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
My apologies then. I’m still confused about the point.

When the 2nd Amendment was written, it was about the militia. I don’t see that quality as changeable.
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 11:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’d put certain attitudes towards women in that... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
I’d put certain attitudes towards women in that category.

There was a time when womens’ primary role in society had to be as baby factories. There wasn’t another option. Too much war, not enough...
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 11:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
What did you think was the meaning behind the... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
What did you think was the meaning behind the following statement?

“I wouldn’t want my viewpoint to reign on the Court to the exclusion of all others…”

I don’t know how we got from here to “if...
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 10:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Being sarcastic doesn’t usually help clarify... 143,941 Views / 584 Replies  
Being sarcastic doesn’t usually help clarify things.

The correct interpretation of the 2nd Amendment is that it’s about the militia. That’s still the correct interpretation, even though the Court...
Posted by subego, on Jun 8, 2021 at 10:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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