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Aye 22,442 Views / 122 Replies  
Aye
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 01:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For some reason iMovie hates the video files my... 14,717 Views / 105 Replies  
For some reason iMovie hates the video files my dashcam creates. If I convert them from .mov to .mp4 in Handbrake first they're fine. Got flipped off this week by someone running a red light in front...
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I grew up eating Pizza Hut, it's definitely a... 22,442 Views / 122 Replies  
I grew up eating Pizza Hut, it's definitely a comfort food for me. Except that their traditional (perfectly oily) pan crust is now a $1 adder, which I go for every time. Whatever cardboard they've...
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 11:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, it was Pizza Hut, so I don't know that... 22,442 Views / 122 Replies  
Well, it was Pizza Hut, so I don't know that anything about it was Iowa-specific.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 09:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I took pics of us caucusing for Bernie in 2016... 161 Views / 14 Replies  
I took pics of us caucusing for Bernie in 2016 but never posted them anywhere. Except maybe here? Yep, found it (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?p=4345333#post4345333). That was the day that...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2020 at 05:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Rank and file republican, following the party... 161 Views / 14 Replies  
Rank and file republican, following the party line. Someone made a website calling her out: https://www.phonyjoni.com/

The funny part is my parents would scroll down that entire list and it would...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2020 at 04:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If you don't immersion-blender your coffee after... 4,123 Views / 69 Replies  
If you don't immersion-blender your coffee after adding sugar, are you even really drinking coffee?
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2020 at 04:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was this,... 161 Views / 14 Replies  
It was this, (https://www.jonipac.com/roast-and-ride/) so less of a stadium speech-type rally, and more of a bbq with racists.

I know I've talked about my parents before, but they've always been...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2020 at 01:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I ordered pizza for a group of dudes a couple of... 22,442 Views / 122 Replies  
I ordered pizza for a group of dudes a couple of times last month. In both cases, the meat lover's was gone first, and the rest of the stuff kind of languished. It wasn't super out there, but I guess...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2020 at 12:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When I first bought my BMW it didn't come with... 74,999 Views / 512 Replies  
When I first bought my BMW it didn't come with keyless entry, so I installed the cheapest $32 keyless entry/alarm system I could find on Amazon. It would randomly lock/unlock itself, which was a...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2020 at 11:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We're trying to figure that out now. We've left... 161 Views / 14 Replies  
We're trying to figure that out now. We've left the kids there on a weekend only to find out later that they took the kids to a political rally. My kids ended up in a promo video for a candidate that...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 20, 2020 at 10:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bloomberg - 12 Steyer - 12 Klobuchar - 11 ... 3,739 Views / 29 Replies  
Bloomberg - 12
Steyer - 12
Klobuchar - 11
Yang - 11

A Steyer ad popped up while we were watching something on YouTube and my 7 year old said, "Oh, he's lying." I'm sorry...how to you know that?...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 20, 2020 at 10:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Politics, the Great Divider (Families and Friends Editition) 161 Views / 14 Replies  
Bloomberg - 12
Steyer - 12
Klobuchar - 11
Yang - 11

A Steyer ad popped up while we were watching something on YouTube and my 7 year old said, "Oh, he's lying." I'm sorry...how to you know that?...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 20, 2020 at 10:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Well that's pretty nuts. 1,343 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... 4,123 Views / 69 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... 20,183 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... 1,343 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... 74,999 Views / 512 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... 22,442 Views / 122 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... 1,343 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... 1,343 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... 8,088 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... 8,088 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 707 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... 8,088 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... 179,318 Views / 1,001 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... 1,083 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... 8,625 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... 14,717 Views / 105 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... 179,318 Views / 1,001 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... 179,318 Views / 1,001 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? 74,999 Views / 512 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... 8,088 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... 33,219 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... 33,219 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... 39,644 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... 33,219 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... 1,367 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... 3,480 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... 1,367 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? 20,183 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... 74,999 Views / 512 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... 74,999 Views / 512 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. 3,480 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. ... 3,480 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... 3,480 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... 4,123 Views / 69 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... 1,698 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... 74,999 Views / 512 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... 3,480 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
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