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I might address your other points later (I'm on... 1,355,881 Views / 3,055 Replies  
I might address your other points later (I'm on my way out) but Afghanistan is only a "country" because the British drew it on a map. In reality it's a collection of tribes that share a geographical...
Posted by Face Ache, on Aug 24, 2021 at 11:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The coalition has lost 3502 troops over 20 years... 1,355,881 Views / 3,055 Replies  
The coalition has lost 3502 troops over 20 years in Afghanistan with 2355 of them being US soldiers. The US has lost less soldiers in a war, over 20 years, than they lost in one day on 9/11 (2,977...
Posted by Face Ache, on Aug 24, 2021 at 09:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I took it to my local Apple place. That's AU$430... 259,821 Views / 699 Replies  
I took it to my local Apple place. That's AU$430 including the techie. :eek::thumbsup:

Couldn't be arsed working on the new iMacs myself. Gimme a beige slide-on case any day. :D
Posted by Face Ache, on Aug 23, 2021 at 11:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
After four years of listening to the fan in my... 259,821 Views / 699 Replies  
After four years of listening to the fan in my iMac make clacking noises at ever increasing decibels, I finally snapped and had a new fan put in, along with a 500GB SSD to replace the shitty Fusion...
Posted by Face Ache, on Aug 22, 2021 at 01:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As an aside, when internet-enabled fridges were... 3,666 Views / 62 Replies  
As an aside, when internet-enabled fridges were introduced I was checking them out in an appliance store. A salesman approached and started giving me the spiel.

"A camera inside the door can see...
Posted by Face Ache, on Aug 22, 2021 at 12:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Morons infect every aspect of our lives, and not... 357,841 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Morons infect every aspect of our lives, and not just with Covid. They sway elections. They drive slow in the fast lane. They don't get their wallets out until the cashier has finished ringing up...
Posted by Face Ache, on Aug 21, 2021 at 11:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I use mine for about 60 minutes a day: 5 or 10... 3,666 Views / 62 Replies  
I use mine for about 60 minutes a day: 5 or 10 minutes checking FB in the morning and night, and a podcast while I walk the dog. I guess I'm old - I still stare at the wall in waiting rooms. :D
...
Posted by Face Ache, on Aug 21, 2021 at 07:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My initial thought after hearing this news was... 3,666 Views / 62 Replies  
My initial thought after hearing this news was that Apple are going to sell a lot of phones in China.

I'm not sure I care, but it is a bit weird having your morals questioned (perpetually) by an...
Posted by Face Ache, on Aug 21, 2021 at 04:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
^ Brilliant. Folks here who are also... 3,936 Views / 91 Replies  
^ Brilliant.

Folks here who are also friends with me on Facebook might be surprised that I've never been banned, warned, or had anything taken down on FB, despite regularly putting up...
Posted by Face Ache, on Aug 21, 2021 at 01:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here in Western Australia (pop 2.5 million) we've... 357,841 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Here in Western Australia (pop 2.5 million) we've had 9 Covid deaths in total. They were at the start of the pandemic.

I'm under no illusion; Delta is coming like a freight train (from NSW thanks...
Posted by Face Ache, on Aug 21, 2021 at 01:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Seconded. I used a petrol Stihl trimmer for years... 4,361 Views / 26 Replies  
Seconded. I used a petrol Stihl trimmer for years but the damned thing never really worked as well as it should have. Bought this a few months back. Cheap. Hassle free. Easy to load.
...
Posted by Face Ache, on Apr 14, 2021 at 10:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A dinosaur tooth, amongst other things. ... 5,104 Views / 19 Replies  
A dinosaur tooth, amongst other things.

https://i.imgur.com/xf5PEhk.jpg
Posted by Face Ache, on Dec 17, 2020 at 04:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Macs these days are so powerful that they can... 12,851 Views / 25 Replies  
Macs these days are so powerful that they can almost run video games at a decent frame rate. Almost.
Posted by Face Ache, on Sep 27, 2020 at 01:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: How did the US manage to fire a missile from a... 11,176 Views / 43 Replies  
How did the US manage to fire a missile from a drone and only kill one man?
Posted by Face Ache, on Jan 11, 2020 at 10:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Sadly Australia has becoming more conservative... 6,971 Views / 33 Replies  
Sadly Australia has becoming more conservative and authoritarian over the last few decades, so legal smoko here.
Posted by Face Ache, on Jan 7, 2020 at 05:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We're all friends on Facebook, so the Lifeboat... 34,954 Views / 89 Replies  
We're all friends on Facebook, so the Lifeboat forum is kinda redundant.
Posted by Face Ache, on Jun 29, 2019 at 06:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
2002: https://i.imgur.com/Tk6HeHD.jpg I made... 12,607 Views / 75 Replies  
2002: https://i.imgur.com/Tk6HeHD.jpg

I made this one in 2003. ––––––>
Posted by Face Ache, on Feb 14, 2019 at 06:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's four or five now from this forum who've... 3,455 Views / 20 Replies  
That's four or five now from this forum who've shuffled off (that I know of). On the internet, nobody can hear you age.

maxelson: Swashbuckling cheese-fancier and wordsmith of renown. We fought...
Posted by Face Ache, on Feb 6, 2019 at 07:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://i.imgur.com/iwVZOIa.jpg Sardinian... 19,153 Views / 60 Replies  
https://i.imgur.com/iwVZOIa.jpg

Sardinian beer & pocket knife.
Posted by Face Ache, on Jan 10, 2019 at 08:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As an outsider, it seems odd to me that they'd... 190,852 Views / 716 Replies  
As an outsider, it seems odd to me that they'd vote a proven liar into the Supreme Court.

Odd, and hilarious. :lol:
Posted by Face Ache, on Oct 6, 2018 at 10:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The lines for the gas chambers were civil. ... 19,006 Views / 71 Replies  
The lines for the gas chambers were civil.

WWBMD?

https://i.imgur.com/yiuYviY.jpg
Posted by Face Ache, on Jul 22, 2018 at 03:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I drove a Mk5 VW GTI for nine years and loved it.... 732,189 Views / 1,346 Replies  
I drove a Mk5 VW GTI for nine years and loved it. Huge fan. Bought a new one last year with the Driver Assist package and absolutely hated it. The tech wizardry kills the GTI driving experience. The...
Posted by Face Ache, on Jun 14, 2018 at 02:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Our daughter caught the flu at two weeks old and... 2,098 Views / 18 Replies  
Our daughter caught the flu at two weeks old and ended up in intensive care. Those people should be paid more.

I worked in theatres at a children's hospital. That was sometimes harrowing.
Posted by Face Ache, on Feb 6, 2018 at 04:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Meanwhile, in every pizza joint near me... I... 1,780 Views / 25 Replies  
Meanwhile, in every pizza joint near me...

I don't want an inch thick layer of cheese on my pizza, yet they all seem to think "light on the cheese means "practically no cheese". Asking for 50%...
Posted by Face Ache, on Feb 2, 2018 at 10:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Brie. Seven minutes at 180°C, topped with a warm... 1,780 Views / 25 Replies  
Brie. Seven minutes at 180°C, topped with a warm mix of chopped roasted pistachios, chopped figs, honey and a pinch of salt. Delicious and an idiot (me) can do it. :thumbsup:
Posted by Face Ache, on Feb 1, 2018 at 01:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My only real gripe with Facebook: It randomly... 2,893 Views / 29 Replies  
My only real gripe with Facebook: It randomly shares posts with people unrelated to the group/conversation. eg: A reply I make to one of my more er, unsavoury friends posts may randomly appear on a...
Posted by Face Ache, on Dec 30, 2017 at 07:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Distant relatives contacted me through my tree on... 1,346 Views / 10 Replies  
Distant relatives contacted me through my tree on ancestry.com and supplied lots of family photos as well as ID'ing unknown relatives in my pics.
Posted by Face Ache, on Dec 21, 2017 at 08:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's an emotional rollercoaster of a job. 2,098 Views / 18 Replies  
That's an emotional rollercoaster of a job.
Posted by Face Ache, on Dec 5, 2017 at 03:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Abattoir worker. Tannery worker. My first... 2,098 Views / 18 Replies  
Abattoir worker. Tannery worker.

My first job as a kid was installing asbestos fencing (in Australia, in summer). Every day started with digging a 2ft deep trench around a house block (using a...
Posted by Face Ache, on Dec 4, 2017 at 05:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
All doctors are a bit like that. 4,481 Views / 29 Replies  
All doctors are a bit like that.
Posted by Face Ache, on Nov 21, 2017 at 06:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Some of you guys have been arguing on this forum... 1,355,881 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Some of you guys have been arguing on this forum against the same strangers for 17 years. That's quite amazing.

You should mention it to your therapists. :screwy:
Posted by Face Ache, on Oct 11, 2017 at 05:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Ever see Hyperdrive from 10 years ago? ... 4,481 Views / 29 Replies  
Ever see Hyperdrive from 10 years ago?

https://youtu.be/Rz-1c2o1Dxw
Posted by Face Ache, on Oct 10, 2017 at 05:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have low blood pressure. This could work for... 1,139 Views / 13 Replies  
I have low blood pressure. This could work for me. :cool:
Posted by Face Ache, on Aug 15, 2017 at 08:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There's the first sentence of your dystopian... 45,878 Views / 166 Replies  
There's the first sentence of your dystopian future novel.
Posted by Face Ache, on Apr 29, 2017 at 05:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_honesty... 3,497 Views / 85 Replies  
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_honesty

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallacy#Intentional
Posted by Face Ache, on Feb 20, 2017 at 08:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Last week I had a dream where I was hanging out... 1,868 Views / 23 Replies  
Last week I had a dream where I was hanging out with Andy Warhol and a shirtless Tom Jones. Tom was the president of the USA and had a Spanish villa in the heart of NYC. He had a shrine with photos...
Posted by Face Ache, on Feb 17, 2017 at 07:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"2017 US housing design trends include moats,... 3,609 Views / 39 Replies  
"2017 US housing design trends include moats, crenellations and murder holes."

Personally I find crossbows to be scarier than guns.
Posted by Face Ache, on Feb 3, 2017 at 11:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Instead of Clinically Insane, it should say... 3,242 Views / 47 Replies  
Instead of Clinically Insane, it should say Argumentative.
Posted by Face Ache, on Jan 26, 2017 at 05:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://i.imgur.com/36D8omR.jpg Celsius.... 2,581 Views / 53 Replies  
http://i.imgur.com/36D8omR.jpg

Celsius. Looks like it's about to get incredibly humid.
Posted by Face Ache, on Jan 10, 2017 at 10:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cubits and bushels. I noticed. But we do make... 2,581 Views / 53 Replies  
Cubits and bushels. I noticed. But we do make allowances for our American friends.
Posted by Face Ache, on Dec 22, 2016 at 05:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sydney reporting in. Zero chance of snow but we... 2,581 Views / 53 Replies  
Sydney reporting in. Zero chance of snow but we may get some rain.

http://i.imgur.com/BiJROIE.jpg
Posted by Face Ache, on Dec 21, 2016 at 07:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That was an Imperial DF8-4000 antenna assembly.... 3,213 Views / 68 Replies  
That was an Imperial DF8-4000 antenna assembly. The F8 series all have inbuilt data readers, and the 4000 model is top of the range. A little basic research into Imperial communication methods and...
Posted by Face Ache, on Dec 18, 2016 at 07:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sweat that thick needs medical attention. ... 2,799 Views / 55 Replies  
Sweat that thick needs medical attention.

AoE2 is still kicking on Steam/Windows.
Posted by Face Ache, on Dec 16, 2016 at 08:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have one that I use to drum up support for... 2,750 Views / 76 Replies  
I have one that I use to drum up support for assimilation.

http://i.imgur.com/DqbEGlp.jpg
Posted by Face Ache, on Dec 2, 2016 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Doesn't get the distance that a tennis racquet... 2,750 Views / 76 Replies  
Doesn't get the distance that a tennis racquet does. My dog needs to run, a lot, every day.
Posted by Face Ache, on Nov 26, 2016 at 11:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My primary hobbies are procrastinating,... 2,750 Views / 76 Replies  
My primary hobbies are procrastinating, fantasizing, and blankly staring.

But I also have many nerdy collections.

And I make nerdy things. Other people collect the nerdy things I make. It's the...
Posted by Face Ache, on Nov 26, 2016 at 10:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Startup (on Crackle) is worth a watch. 1,726 Views / 27 Replies  
Startup (on Crackle) is worth a watch.
Posted by Face Ache, on Sep 26, 2016 at 07:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I ran a poll here to find the most popular name... 9,258 Views / 187 Replies  
I ran a poll here to find the most popular name for my daughter.

Firewire just turned 14.
Posted by Face Ache, on Aug 19, 2016 at 02:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Opening the Political Forum really killed the... 1,617 Views / 42 Replies  
Opening the Political Forum really killed the Lounge, didn't it? Perhaps if it had been seperate, rather than accessed through the Lounge, it wouldn't have attracted so many of the wrong types to the...
Posted by Face Ache, on Jul 13, 2016 at 07:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Was that Sky Captain or a Spliffdaddy alter-ego?... 3,817 Views / 62 Replies  
Was that Sky Captain or a Spliffdaddy alter-ego? Both alright in my book. And Doofy. They were my favourite guys from the other side of the political fence. :cool::thumbsup:

I'm friends on...
Posted by Face Ache, on Jun 22, 2016 at 10:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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