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Don’t get me wrong. I like roundabouts as a... 274 Views / 47 Replies  
Don’t get me wrong. I like roundabouts as a concept. I just think their implementation is effed-up in my area. Some roads are becoming more like esses from the numbers of roundabouts along them....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 05:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The trouble is, "the right thing" isn't a single,... 4,604 Views / 73 Replies  
The trouble is, "the right thing" isn't a single, agreed-upon idea. You may believe that "the right thing" is to preserve and protect the Constitution, the office of the President, and the power of...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 09:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Apparently, Mongolia is no longer an official... 242,774 Views / 2,475 Replies  
Apparently, Mongolia is no longer an official Sh*thole Country, if Jr. is blessing it with his presence.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 11, 2019 at 11:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
They don't care. 4,604 Views / 73 Replies  
They don't care.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 11, 2019 at 09:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Spaceballs? Why do you hate your kid so much? 882 Views / 49 Replies  
Spaceballs?
Why do you hate your kid so much?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 10, 2019 at 09:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Never, ever, ever piss-off crows. You will live... 209,405 Views / 1,122 Replies  
Never, ever, ever piss-off crows. You will live to regret it. If the crows allow you live, that is.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 10, 2019 at 09:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would agree. Given that roundabouts, ideally,... 274 Views / 47 Replies  
I would agree. Given that roundabouts, ideally, do not stop vehicular movement, they act in opposition to pedestrian movement. Given that I see few, if any, roundabouts in my area that include...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 10, 2019 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
@$%#&! Peloton ad 226 Views / 2 Replies  
You know that really creepy, semi-dystopian Peloton ad, where the douche husband gets his already-in-fantastic-shape wife an effing Peloton for Xmas? A gin company has made a response ad. I think...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 9, 2019 at 10:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Huh. All of the metal cone filters I see on... 882 Views / 49 Replies  
Huh. All of the metal cone filters I see on Amazon say they don't require paper filters, which is sort of the whole point of them.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 8, 2019 at 04:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone use one of those conical metal filter... 882 Views / 49 Replies  
Anyone use one of those conical metal filter things (like this one (https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/71oSyh9m2ML._SX679_.jpg)) to do pour-overs at home?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 8, 2019 at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I'm not buying that at all. I've yet to... 274 Views / 47 Replies  
Yeah, I'm not buying that at all. I've yet to encounter a roundabout with any sort of pedestrian crosswalk.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 7, 2019 at 02:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Man...Frankie Boyle is bloody merciless... 274 Views / 47 Replies  
Man...Frankie Boyle is bloody merciless (https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/dec/07/frankie-boyle-election-countdown-praying-prorogue-next-parliament), and funny as hell.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 7, 2019 at 02:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was in a line of cars cruising along some... 62,326 Views / 480 Replies  
I was in a line of cars cruising along some 2-lane Indiana state road once. The line of cars were approaching a section of the road that was both a hill crest and a left-hand bend. In other words, a...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 5, 2019 at 05:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No milk in my coffee. Rarely sugar. I take my... 882 Views / 49 Replies  
No milk in my coffee. Rarely sugar. I take my coffee like I live my life, dark and bitter.

I make a latte every morning, so there’s where I use milk. I use 2% with a splash of cream. Steams...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 5, 2019 at 05:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We shop at Aldi for a lot of basic stuff, one of... 30,042 Views / 333 Replies  
We shop at Aldi for a lot of basic stuff, one of which is paper towels. Apparently, there was a problem at Peoples Paper Products Camp 12 when the rolls we are working through were produced. The...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 5, 2019 at 08:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s right there in the Messages settings. It’s a... 350 Views / 10 Replies  
It’s right there in the Messages settings. It’s a section called Blocked. If you can’t find it, I don’t know what to tell you.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 4, 2019 at 04:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Messenger (the Facebook app) or Apple Messages? ... 350 Views / 10 Replies  
Messenger (the Facebook app) or Apple Messages?

If Apple Messages, there's a section in the preferences for blocking people. It's called Blocked.

If you're talking about Facebook Messenger, I...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 4, 2019 at 02:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The bedroom communities along the north side of... 274 Views / 47 Replies  
The bedroom communities along the north side of Indianapolis have gone roundabout-insane over the past several years, seemingly bent on replacing every intersection with a roundabout. There are some...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 4, 2019 at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
proxyway ran over my dog, and I can never forgive... 436 Views / 2 Replies  
proxyway ran over my dog, and I can never forgive them for that.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 4, 2019 at 09:17 AM, in Networking
If they are previously-purchased apps, you might... 288 Views / 2 Replies  
If they are previously-purchased apps, you might be able to re-download them, But I don’t think it’s possible to get “new” apps to install. Have you tried to go into the App Store just to see what...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 1, 2019 at 10:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's called a roundabout. 274 Views / 47 Replies  
That's called a roundabout.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Dec 1, 2019 at 10:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like a Honda Fit got loose. 62,326 Views / 480 Replies  
Looks like a Honda Fit got loose.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 29, 2019 at 06:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is this getting any notice in the UK? We get BBC... 242,774 Views / 2,475 Replies  
Is this getting any notice in the UK? We get BBC World News on our local NPR station and, while they spoke at length about the election in-general, there was no mention of this. Seems like “The...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 28, 2019 at 03:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Dare we say...a colony??? 242,774 Views / 2,475 Replies  
Dare we say...a colony???
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2019 at 08:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Apparently, in trade talks with the British... 242,774 Views / 2,475 Replies  
Apparently, in trade talks with the British government, the Trump administration has been insisting the UK sell-off the NHS...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 27, 2019 at 05:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This. The best rule of thumb I can discern in... 157,654 Views / 984 Replies  
This.
The best rule of thumb I can discern in determining whether a truck is actually used for work, is if it's a diesel. Those are almost always work trucks.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 26, 2019 at 11:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Deduplication utility? Please...tell me more. 941 Views / 13 Replies  
Deduplication utility? Please...tell me more.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 26, 2019 at 10:12 AM, in macOS
I added .img to the iNode filename, launched it... 941 Views / 13 Replies  
I added .img to the iNode filename, launched it and ended up with a volume called OS X Install ESD. Inside that is a single folder called Packages. Inside that are a bunch of, well, packages...
...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 25, 2019 at 09:33 AM, in macOS
:cool: 941 Views / 13 Replies  
:cool:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 24, 2019 at 11:25 PM, in macOS
Thanks, Reader. I’ll try the .img thing and see... 941 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks, Reader. I’ll try the .img thing and see what I get. Then I’ll delete it.
My Mac had 8GB RAM in 2016.

Interestingly (I think) in looking at various files and folders, it seems like a ton...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 24, 2019 at 10:40 PM, in macOS
iNode????? 941 Views / 13 Replies  
So, I'm rooting around on my iMac, and in the folder under MacintoshHD > Lost+Found there's a file named iNode45099746. It's 5.3 Gigs big. Looks like it was Created/Last Opened/Last Modified back in...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 24, 2019 at 05:48 PM, in macOS
Google measures success by bodycount. 780 Views / 3 Replies  
Google measures success by bodycount.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 23, 2019 at 10:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This isn’t mine, but I like it: It looks like... 157,654 Views / 984 Replies  
This isn’t mine, but I like it:
It looks like something meant to drive a guy who's just privatized a country's water supply through a crowd of starving protesters.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 22, 2019 at 05:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's the story... 157,654 Views / 984 Replies  
Here's the story (https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/11/tesla-wants-to-reinvent-the-pickup-with-the-39900-cybertruck/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 22, 2019 at 02:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Google Cloud Print 780 Views / 3 Replies  
This is one I never heard of, but apparently it's been around for ten years and a lot of people used it. It'll sit on death row for about a year before Google kills it off....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 22, 2019 at 02:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
GetGo has made a huge push into the central... 1,056 Views / 9 Replies  
GetGo has made a huge push into the central Indiana area. In addition to building their own stores, they bought out Rickers (a regional chain) a couple years ago, which put them at a ton of...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 21, 2019 at 02:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Being a scared quadruple amputee teen living in a... 23,856 Views / 279 Replies  
Being a scared quadruple amputee teen living in a group home for kids who have been abandoned by their families while black....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 16, 2019 at 11:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Anyone have a guess how quickly Trump will pardon... 242,774 Views / 2,475 Replies  
Anyone have a guess how quickly Trump will pardon Stone? Or, if he will? As I understand it, if Stone accepts a pardon, he is admitting guilt and no longer has any immunity from testifying to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 16, 2019 at 11:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's a trick CAPTCHA. There is no shelter during... 5,898 Views / 35 Replies  
It's a trick CAPTCHA. There is no shelter during a robot uprising.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 15, 2019 at 12:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven’t run winter tires in ages. 54,241 Views / 345 Replies  
I haven’t run winter tires in ages.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 14, 2019 at 09:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wifi and Bluetooth are activated on all devices?... 739 Views / 3 Replies  
Wifi and Bluetooth are activated on all devices? All devices are set to "Everyone"? There are no Personal Hotspots running?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 13, 2019 at 10:02 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I’m pretty much permanently stuck on Mavericks... 17,274 Views / 101 Replies  
I’m pretty much permanently stuck on Mavericks and my late-2009 iMac. I still use CS5, and I’m told things start getting wonky in Yosemite (and I refuse to pay a monthly tithe to Adobe.) Safari...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2019 at 03:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
11 here. Similar windchill. The old heatpump is... 54,241 Views / 345 Replies  
11 here. Similar windchill. The old heatpump is certainly getting a workout this week. It's been running continuously since about midnight.

My son and his wife, who live in far northern Indiana...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 12, 2019 at 09:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wondered about the feasibility of breaking the... 1,472 Views / 6 Replies  
I wondered about the feasibility of breaking the two open and somehow Frankensteining a hybrid together. I guess not.

Which mousepads, subego? I've always coveted those "oriental carpet"...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 11, 2019 at 03:34 PM, in Marketplace
Discovered over the weekend that Kroger stores... 30,042 Views / 333 Replies  
Discovered over the weekend that Kroger stores now charge a fee for using a card at their self-checkout stands. W. T. F?????? :mad:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 11, 2019 at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My original one (from 2009!) lost its right click... 1,472 Views / 6 Replies  
My original one (from 2009!) lost its right click function over the summer this year. Up until then, it never gave me a problem. Ten years of reliable, heavy service (mainly working in Illustrator...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 11, 2019 at 09:17 AM, in Marketplace
Need a 1st gen Magic Mouse 1,472 Views / 6 Replies  
Would anyone happen to have a low-miles, gently-used, 1st gen Magic Mouse lying around that they would care to part with?

Thanks!
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 10, 2019 at 09:44 AM, in Marketplace
Kind of glad my iPad Air is too old to get iOS 13. 17,274 Views / 101 Replies  
Kind of glad my iPad Air is too old to get iOS 13.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 9, 2019 at 11:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tail in makes it a lot easier to see other cars... 30,042 Views / 333 Replies  
Tail in makes it a lot easier to see other cars coming down the lane when you're pulling out. Backing out of a slot is always a touch-and-go situation, especially in busy lots.

In other parking...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 8, 2019 at 08:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
HFCS, yes. It can go straight to the bad place.... 2,209 Views / 44 Replies  
HFCS, yes. It can go straight to the bad place. Plain old corn syrup, though...well...I like my wife’s peanut brittle too much to condemn it to hell.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Nov 7, 2019 at 09:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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