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Yeah, when I was looking for info no one seemed... 350,857 Views / 748 Replies  
Yeah, when I was looking for info no one seemed to have any real details. The side curtain airbags being blown is suspicious.
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This was last week. Similar today. ... 251,202 Views / 453 Replies  
This was last week. Similar today.

https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/img_1312-800x600.jpg
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 01:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ha - THAT would have been a fun one to figure out. 100,528 Views / 413 Replies  
Ha - THAT would have been a fun one to figure out.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 01:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The last time I got one was in college, it was... 7,579 Views / 63 Replies  
The last time I got one was in college, it was like $8. I fought them every time.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 01:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apparently Arnie rolled to land where he did, so... 350,857 Views / 748 Replies  
Apparently Arnie rolled to land where he did, so no telling how everyone else got where they were, especially if they were trying to avoid a rolling Denali.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 09:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The upside to downside ratio seems a bit off - at... 7,579 Views / 63 Replies  
The upside to downside ratio seems a bit off - at best you save...a buck twenty five? What's a ticket? $15?
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 09:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm trying to transition from IE to Edge, so I've... 305,443 Views / 770 Replies  
I'm trying to transition from IE to Edge, so I've started using Edge for all of the work stuff that usually requires IE (Microsoft apps, Sharepoint, etc.). I went to do something in Sharepoint but it...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 24, 2022 at 04:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0mT7Ep9IyM ... 350,857 Views / 748 Replies  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0mT7Ep9IyM

omg the biting of the glasses frames...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 24, 2022 at 03:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like you've got 7.1 going, that's cool! Any... 8,623 Views / 157 Replies  
Looks like you've got 7.1 going, that's cool! Any reason you don't put the center channel right below the screen? Having it on the floor further from the picture can affect how it sounds.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 24, 2022 at 02:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They make Just for Men for beards, right? 350,857 Views / 748 Replies  
They make Just for Men for beards, right?
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 24, 2022 at 10:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My BIL was finishing his basement and asked me... 8,623 Views / 157 Replies  
My BIL was finishing his basement and asked me what he should do for a projector - I told him to just get a TV. He ended up getting an 85" 4K TV for like $1600 at Costco, and it's awesome for his...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2022 at 10:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Our thermostat schedule is basically set to 71... 305,443 Views / 770 Replies  
Our thermostat schedule is basically set to 71 occupied and 65 night/unoccupied. The last energy bill came through and gas prices are 3x higher than they were last year, so we're considering bumping...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 21, 2022 at 02:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Radiant Discomfort" and "Downdraft Discomfort."... 305,443 Views / 770 Replies  
"Radiant Discomfort" and "Downdraft Discomfort." When there's a temperature differential between outside and inside, the air immediately inside the window is cooled and fall to the ground, triggering...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 21, 2022 at 02:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://juliasalbum.com/creamy-tuscan-chicken/ ... 129,191 Views / 424 Replies  
https://juliasalbum.com/creamy-tuscan-chicken/

I just GIS for Tuscan Chicken, no recommendation on the above.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 20, 2022 at 02:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://juliasalbum.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11... 129,191 Views / 424 Replies  
https://juliasalbum.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/creamy-tuscan-chicken-1-500x500.jpg

Now I'm hungry.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 20, 2022 at 12:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I already pulled the whole thing apart in early... 8,623 Views / 157 Replies  
I already pulled the whole thing apart in early 2020 because the plastic iris arms had melted and the light shields had drooped and were blocking most of the light. It required a total teardown...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 20, 2022 at 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well I for one have always wanted a story to... 129,191 Views / 424 Replies  
Well I for one have always wanted a story to humanize the Tuscan Raiders. Fortunately, he found one of the "good" tribes that doesn't murder people, except when they capture, enslave, and murder...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 20, 2022 at 10:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well since we're bumped, I might as well update. ... 8,623 Views / 157 Replies  
Well since we're bumped, I might as well update.

After more than 10 years of service, my Mitsubishi HC6800 projector may have given up the ghost. I've replaced the bulb in the last year, but now...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 19, 2022 at 05:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Must be old, because Iowa is definitely not a... 7,163 Views / 89 Replies  
Must be old, because Iowa is definitely not a blue state anymore.

Also, MIL bought a set of Rock'em Sock'em Robots last week and I made my 9 year old cry by crushing him in a best-of-5 contest. We...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 19, 2022 at 03:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
When's the last time you bought physical media? 492 Views / 17 Replies  
When's the last time you bought physical media?
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 19, 2022 at 12:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, they mostly make the HFCS, soy, and meat,... 7,163 Views / 89 Replies  
Well, they mostly make the HFCS, soy, and meat, all of which we'd probably be better off without.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 19, 2022 at 12:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm not as confident about that as you seem to... 7,163 Views / 89 Replies  
I'm not as confident about that as you seem to be. The psychos with guns constantly remind everyone that all of the psychos with guns are on one side.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 19, 2022 at 09:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
One of your first points was, "There can't be a... 7,163 Views / 89 Replies  
One of your first points was, "There can't be a plan to mess with the transfer of power because a lot of people would know about it." But this makes it appear that lots of people very high up and...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 18, 2022 at 05:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It doesn't have to be. If white nationalists are... 7,163 Views / 89 Replies  
It doesn't have to be. If white nationalists are recruiting from and joining law enforcement in order to further their white nationalist goals of, among other things, oppressing non-whites, there...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 18, 2022 at 03:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
At this point it seems to just be conspiracy... 7,163 Views / 89 Replies  
At this point it seems to just be conspiracy theories and speculation, which isn't any fun for me, I'm more of a "we'll see where it stands when the dust settles."

This article paints an...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 18, 2022 at 03:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's kind of funny, because I keep seeing it go... 7,163 Views / 89 Replies  
It's kind of funny, because I keep seeing it go in the opposite direction - countless federal and state agencies have been infiltrated by seditious groups of white nationalists.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 18, 2022 at 11:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Blame the MBAs looking at Netflix and realizing... 492 Views / 17 Replies  
Blame the MBAs looking at Netflix and realizing that if you can get people on the hook for a monthly fee that they forget about, you'll capture several orders of magnitude more profit than if you...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 18, 2022 at 11:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the major hospitals in Iowa just put out... 409,717 Views / 1,490 Replies  
One of the major hospitals in Iowa just put out the all-call internally, where they're asking for any employees (corporate, office, administrative, etc.) to help staff check-in, emergency room admin,...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 12, 2022 at 09:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Weird, I was just thinking about him last week. I... 457 Views / 2 Replies  
Weird, I was just thinking about him last week. I think I downloaded a music video of him and Jamie Kennedy back in like 2006. I knew him from AFV and Full House, so the thought of him partying hard...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Facebook must have noticed I haven't been on much... 1,440,232 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Facebook must have noticed I haven't been on much the past couple weeks. They're going HARD.

https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/facebook-fr2-800x415.png

NSFW:...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 7, 2022 at 04:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
But it's a very fuzzy line, because the malice of... 1,440,232 Views / 3,227 Replies  
But it's a very fuzzy line, because the malice of a few leads to the delusion of the masses. I can't get too mad at my dumb, racist relative because all they know is what is pumped into their brains...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 7, 2022 at 10:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think that picking Nixon out and saying, "Is he... 1,440,232 Views / 3,227 Replies  
I think that picking Nixon out and saying, "Is he extra racist or just the normal amount of racist" kind of misses the point and probably gives too much credit to the position of president. The...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 6, 2022 at 04:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Two thoughts I have here. One, with regards to... 1,440,232 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Two thoughts I have here. One, with regards to context. If your great grandpa spends Thanksgiving dinner complaining about the "spooks" that live next door, that's wrong and bad and I don't excuse...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 6, 2022 at 01:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think Al Franken was the litmus test for "Will... 1,440,232 Views / 3,227 Replies  
I think Al Franken was the litmus test for "Will your hold your own side to the same standards?" There was a mob trying for "retaliation cancellings," at least for a while. They went after Dan Harmon...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 6, 2022 at 01:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here's a really relevant article about this woman... 1,440,232 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Here's a really relevant article about this woman and other "normal" people who actually have been effectively cancelled:
...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 5, 2022 at 02:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I attended a taping of Hot in Cleveland on a... 609 Views / 2 Replies  
I attended a taping of Hot in Cleveland on a visit to LA, it was very cool to see her in person. Also Wendie Malick from Just Shoot Me.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 4, 2022 at 11:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That reminds of the Flip or Flop guy. A fan... 506 Views / 1 Replies  
That reminds of the Flip or Flop guy. A fan spotted a thyroid lump on his neck and wrote to the show and it turned out to be stage 2 thyroid cancer.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 4, 2022 at 11:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have no yardstick for this, I have no idea. I... 1,440,232 Views / 3,227 Replies  
I have no yardstick for this, I have no idea. I feel like you've made a similar statement before, saying that Trump is "standard rich old white guy racist." I don't think you mean to say his racism...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 4, 2022 at 11:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
$2000 could sure put a dent in something like... 809,610 Views / 1,388 Replies  
$2000 could sure put a dent in something like bills or...you know...outstanding debt.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 29, 2021 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Care to summarize a 35 minute YouTube video that... 1,205,805 Views / 5,148 Replies  
Care to summarize a 35 minute YouTube video that appears to be primarily YouTube influencer drama?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 29, 2021 at 03:04 PM, in Gaming
Far from Home was 2019...No Way Home is the new... 667 Views / 3 Replies  
Far from Home was 2019...No Way Home is the new one. Which one is this thread about?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 28, 2021 at 04:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
All we got was freezing rain. Might get some... 251,202 Views / 453 Replies  
All we got was freezing rain. Might get some white stuff tomorrow.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 28, 2021 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/dec/22/amer... 1,440,232 Views / 3,227 Replies  
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/dec/22/america-fascism-legal-phase

That article connects a lot of dots. Maybe it's alarmist, maybe not.

I think I've mentioned this before, but I feel...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 28, 2021 at 04:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Did you only have one controller before? Or did... 870 Views / 12 Replies  
Did you only have one controller before? Or did you want four full controllers instead of two split into four? I got a wireless Animal Crossing PowerA controller at Target for $35, that's been my...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 27, 2021 at 04:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Given the current level of political rhetoric and... 1,440,232 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Given the current level of political rhetoric and the widespread support for voter suppression measures, it sure seems as if intolerance and hateful ideologies are positioning themselves to chip away...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 27, 2021 at 04:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Found out last week my neighbor died of Covid, in... 409,717 Views / 1,490 Replies  
Found out last week my neighbor died of Covid, in her 50s, mother of 7 kids ages 5-24. Unvaccinated.

And someone in my office died last night, not sure if he was vaccinated or not, but odds around...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 27, 2021 at 11:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
John Wick 1 is good. The other two are fine, but... 5,662 Views / 61 Replies  
John Wick 1 is good. The other two are fine, but they suffer greatly from the need to constantly ratchet up the stakes and stunts to where it's not just an angry dude, it's a superhero movie. Same...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 27, 2021 at 11:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think this is intertwined with the Paradox of... 1,440,232 Views / 3,227 Replies  
I think this is intertwined with the Paradox of Tolerance (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradox_of_tolerance). A society that is 100% free and permissive inevitably sees that freedom destroyed. If...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 27, 2021 at 11:06 AM, in Political/War Lounge
64 and sunny on Christmas Eve. Neighbors were out... 251,202 Views / 453 Replies  
64 and sunny on Christmas Eve. Neighbors were out in t-shirts and shorts driveway drinking. Saw a new Bronco cruising the neighborhood with the top open.

Back in my day we trick-or-treated in...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 26, 2021 at 11:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What does this mean? Can you give some examples... 1,440,232 Views / 3,227 Replies  
What does this mean? Can you give some examples of people who were effectively canceled and how they were denied access to "the marketplace"? Al Franken? Is he barred from running for political...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 26, 2021 at 11:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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