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Acronym vs initialism 365,255 Views / 928 Replies  
Acronym vs initialism
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Mar 9, 2022 at 10:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah me too, it’s a heroic internal monologue ;) 365,255 Views / 928 Replies  
Yeah me too, it’s a heroic internal monologue ;)
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Mar 8, 2022 at 07:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think the general trend is to drop the an.... 365,255 Views / 928 Replies  
I think the general trend is to drop the an. Language is alive.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Mar 7, 2022 at 07:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s called a touque motherfuckers, listen up 365,255 Views / 928 Replies  
It’s called a touque motherfuckers, listen up
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Mar 5, 2022 at 09:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s a completely apples to bananas comparison. 3,431 Views / 58 Replies  
That’s a completely apples to bananas comparison.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Mar 5, 2022 at 09:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean yeah, MacNN is totally not a prime example... 3,873 Views / 49 Replies  
I mean yeah, MacNN is totally not a prime example of this
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 22, 2022 at 11:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Alright, now you’re just outright trolling…. :D 297,601 Views / 496 Replies  
Alright, now you’re just outright trolling…. :D
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 16, 2022 at 04:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sashimi all the way 365,255 Views / 928 Replies  
Sashimi all the way
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 16, 2022 at 09:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hope not! Still waiting for my new snowboard!... 297,601 Views / 496 Replies  
I hope not! Still waiting for my new snowboard! Damn you supply lines!
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 16, 2022 at 09:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Look we already established when the master chef... 365,255 Views / 928 Replies  
Look we already established when the master chef is solo cookin. Sushi Tuesdays it is.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 15, 2022 at 10:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Correct. My sushi spot the apprentice takes solo... 365,255 Views / 928 Replies  
Correct. My sushi spot the apprentice takes solo Monday shift. We do Sushi Tuesdays, when the owner returns the favour….
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 14, 2022 at 11:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes it is Canada has it pretty good—we have... 365,255 Views / 928 Replies  
Yes it is

Canada has it pretty good—we have a much more centralized banking system, so they created an interac email money transfer system years ago. You can just email a money transfer to someone...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 13, 2022 at 07:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As opposed to just the specific herb? Hasn’t it... 479,372 Views / 732 Replies  
As opposed to just the specific herb? Hasn’t it always been? Sweet and savoury?
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 13, 2022 at 05:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Driving fail videos are now rampant and an... 413,014 Views / 914 Replies  
Driving fail videos are now rampant and an occasional fav of mine. The most frustrating part is that many of them are clearly the result of the cam driver being an asshole: refusing to share the...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 10, 2022 at 08:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wonder what happened to that guy. Blu-Ray... 18,639 Views / 212 Replies  
Wonder what happened to that guy.

Blu-Ray has come and essentially gone since then. And now we’re stuck in the data-transfer conundrum: how to deliver new 4K/8K content via streaming. This beat...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 10, 2022 at 08:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a Honda Ridgeline. It drives better than... 3,431 Views / 58 Replies  
I have a Honda Ridgeline. It drives better than the equivalent family SUV and fits 4x8s just fine. Carried a ton of lumber in it over the past year. .
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 8, 2022 at 10:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Judging by the shadows I bet the sun played a... 413,014 Views / 914 Replies  
Judging by the shadows I bet the sun played a factor on that one. Bet he felt it in the morning…
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 8, 2022 at 09:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That is why I’ve lusted after an espresso machine... 111,549 Views / 314 Replies  
That is why I’ve lusted after an espresso machine but will probably never get one…..everyone I know who’s into it has an arcane set of trial-and-error rules for their particular use case. I know I’d...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 7, 2022 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Typically you want the speakers to be about ear... 18,639 Views / 212 Replies  
Typically you want the speakers to be about ear level. And in-line with your centre if possible. That’s why tall floorstanders typically stand by themselves, without any stand.

It’s a criticism...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 7, 2022 at 03:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m curious: why floor stand ding speakers on... 18,639 Views / 212 Replies  
I’m curious: why floor stand ding speakers on stools?
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 7, 2022 at 01:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I totally missed that this was an email forward... 1,786 Views / 7 Replies  
I totally missed that this was an email forward from 1999, my bad
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 4, 2022 at 04:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Totem Tribe III... 18,639 Views / 212 Replies  
Totem Tribe III (https://totemacoustic.com/product/tribe-iii/)

Not going to pretend there’s any magic way around the inherent physical limitations, but those are impressive specs for something...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 4, 2022 at 03:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Right? It’s a stellar audio system too. I’m... 18,639 Views / 212 Replies  
Right? It’s a stellar audio system too. I’m pretty proud of the stealth quality I put together. Those are Totem Tribe III front speakers, Monitor Audio CP380 ceiling Atmos and CP380 wall rears, and a...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 4, 2022 at 12:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The goddamn book cover says the name, I can’t... 1,786 Views / 7 Replies  
The goddamn book cover says the name, I can’t help it if you couldn’t read
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 4, 2022 at 12:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s Berenstain. I got to correct people all the... 1,786 Views / 7 Replies  
It’s Berenstain. I got to correct people all the time—looks like you weren’t that gifted after all. :p My kids know the right way and carry on the tradition.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 3, 2022 at 09:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Haha put brand new Michelin X-ice snows on my... 297,601 Views / 496 Replies  
Haha put brand new Michelin X-ice snows on my Ridgeline this year but had to wait until early Jan, so got to feel what a difference it is. Really nice.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 3, 2022 at 08:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good call… See? No cables. ... 18,639 Views / 212 Replies  
Good call…
See? No cables.
https://i.imgur.com/gflEEwO.jpg

Not seen are the four in-wall speakers on the ceiling and back wall. Enclosed attic and no basement for this house extension so I...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 3, 2022 at 12:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What’s a good image hosting site nowadays? I... 18,639 Views / 212 Replies  
What’s a good image hosting site nowadays? I haven’t needed an image link in years.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 2, 2022 at 06:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m not cable anal except that my only... 18,639 Views / 212 Replies  
I’m not cable anal except that my only requirement is that you can’t see any.

It might be a rat’s nest behind the receiver, but they all disappear into the wall before they get outside the...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Feb 2, 2022 at 10:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hahaha so you’re just throwing money directly... 2,974 Views / 27 Replies  
Hahaha so you’re just throwing money directly into the toilet then? Man I love hobbies :D
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 31, 2022 at 10:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I suddenly got onset CT at the beginning of the... 2,974 Views / 27 Replies  
I suddenly got onset CT at the beginning of the pandemic and almost went down this rabbithole of split mechanical keyboards, but just ended up with a Logitech ergo keyboard and mouse. Couldn’t be...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 31, 2022 at 07:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Goddamn, this is my alcohol nexus. Mount Gay was... 2,398 Views / 16 Replies  
Goddamn, this is my alcohol nexus. Mount Gay was always my upgrade run pick, haha. They have one called the XO that is great.

True fact, I once got into an ill-advised but friendly shots duel...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 29, 2022 at 11:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve heard this. Never had Japanese hard liquor... 2,398 Views / 16 Replies  
I’ve heard this. Never had Japanese hard liquor but I keep being told it is really top class.

Mostly a red wine guy now, but I always have a bottle of Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye in the...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 29, 2022 at 09:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That was my go-to rum during university!! Good... 2,398 Views / 16 Replies  
That was my go-to rum during university!! Good stuff.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 28, 2022 at 10:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What is it is what 2,592 Views / 19 Replies  
What is it is what
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 27, 2022 at 10:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m not saying I agree with it but it’s 35 cents... 12,419 Views / 84 Replies  
I’m not saying I agree with it but it’s 35 cents per short-term park. That’s probably less than $20 a year for most people. Not worth a thought.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 27, 2022 at 09:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Toronto has an app. Super easy to use and you can... 12,419 Views / 84 Replies  
Toronto has an app. Super easy to use and you can load it easily. Pretty great.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 27, 2022 at 09:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just finished a nice bottle myself. Remember that... 2,398 Views / 16 Replies  
Just finished a nice bottle myself. Remember that alcohol causes cancer just like cigarettes. This is disappointing.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 27, 2022 at 12:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah I just pay tickets unless they’re... 12,419 Views / 84 Replies  
Yeah I just pay tickets unless they’re points-related (haven’t had one of those in a long time knock on wood). A $45 parking ticket or $65 camera ticket is really not worth the effort. Accept you got...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 26, 2022 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I really really wanted to put a HT room in the... 18,639 Views / 212 Replies  
I really really wanted to put a HT room in the basement and do it proper with real room treatment and an acoustic screen with the speakers & equipment behind. But yeah man, the price of that...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 21, 2022 at 11:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One does not simply go to Hawaii for the cuisine. 2,343 Views / 11 Replies  
One does not simply go to Hawaii for the cuisine.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 15, 2022 at 11:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wait, this week is the last episode?? I... 163,906 Views / 456 Replies  
Wait, this week is the last episode??

I would never have expected that. I’ve been hate-watching this mediocre pos for some unknown reason, but if I have to look at holden’s resting brooding face...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 15, 2022 at 07:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds like you need some Canada Goose…. 297,601 Views / 496 Replies  
Sounds like you need some Canada Goose….
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 7, 2022 at 08:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Jelco TK-850L 12-inch tonearm. ... 2,688 Views / 12 Replies  
Jelco TK-850L 12-inch tonearm.

https://www.arkaudiotaiwan.com/uploads/6/6/1/0/66108999/1956-tk850l_1_orig.jpg

Jelco (http://www.jelco-ichikawa.co.jp/index.html) was the tonearm side of a...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 6, 2022 at 09:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Santa brought me “subversive tech”: a sweet new... 2,688 Views / 12 Replies  
Santa brought me “subversive tech”: a sweet new turntable arm made by some super old Japanese geezers.

It’s not tech, but somehow it is.

It’s not the tech I needed or deserved. It’s the tech I...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 5, 2022 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Would pair amazing with an S2000 910,493 Views / 1,389 Replies  
Would pair amazing with an S2000
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 31, 2021 at 08:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I managed to catch it in a real laser IMAX... 8,893 Views / 61 Replies  
I managed to catch it in a real laser IMAX theatre (there’s not many in Canada) and it was pretty incredible, just filled the entire field of view.

It’s a little slower, sure. That’s a Villeneuve...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 28, 2021 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Canada Goose is definitely for city posers, yeah. 297,601 Views / 496 Replies  
Canada Goose is definitely for city posers, yeah.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 28, 2021 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Kind of time for you people to stop complaining... 297,601 Views / 496 Replies  
Kind of time for you people to stop complaining about the weather now. Those of us from actual northern climates remain completely unimpressed. Buy some Arc’teryx and move on.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 28, 2021 at 12:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not a fan of Nobody at all. Not my type. John... 8,893 Views / 61 Replies  
Not a fan of Nobody at all. Not my type. John wick was really enjoyable. Not going to bother with Matrix—looks like I was right about the Wachowski effect.

Dune was incredible. Only Part 1, but...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 27, 2021 at 10:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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