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One does not simply go to Hawaii for the cuisine. 227 Views / 6 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... 127,031 Views / 414 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…. 247,998 Views / 449 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. ... 720 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... 720 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 802,876 Views / 1,388 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... 5,350 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. 247,998 Views / 449 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... 247,998 Views / 449 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... 5,350 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
The Apartment and Die Hard. Back to back. 1,156 Views / 15 Replies  
The Apartment and Die Hard. Back to back.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 16, 2021 at 07:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Naw, that guy is just a well-known asshole ... 420,335 Views / 712 Replies  
Naw, that guy is just a well-known asshole




:D
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 16, 2021 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well that and a small tree, yes. Laws of physics... 802,876 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Well that and a small tree, yes. Laws of physics and all that!
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 16, 2021 at 12:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Haha! A Phazer II. I went straight through the... 802,876 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Haha! A Phazer II. I went straight through the windshield of one of those once. Good times.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 14, 2021 at 11:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s a pretty amazing show 127,031 Views / 414 Replies  
It’s a pretty amazing show
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 10, 2021 at 09:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What am I looking for here captain 346,233 Views / 727 Replies  
What am I looking for here captain
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 5, 2021 at 10:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is actually genius 1,177 Views / 3 Replies  
This is actually genius
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 13, 2021 at 08:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Mac Classic here, ya amateurs 3,648 Views / 80 Replies  
Mac Classic here, ya amateurs
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 13, 2021 at 12:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh yea agree…..just going by the video ;) ;) 301,177 Views / 752 Replies  
Oh yea agree…..just going by the video ;) ;)
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 5, 2021 at 08:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You’re supposed to move over to allow faster... 301,177 Views / 752 Replies  
You’re supposed to move over to allow faster traffic to pass you in the passing lane. If vehicles are passing on the right and then moving into your lane, there’s generally a problem.

Of course...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 2, 2021 at 07:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It seems crazy. I got an i5 Mac Mini in 2018... 2,718 Views / 25 Replies  
It seems crazy. I got an i5 Mac Mini in 2018 because the performance bump was so considerable over the old models, but it’s basically a paperweight now haha. It will be great to get a new M computer...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 27, 2021 at 07:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Daniel Tiger is a great kids show that both my... 127,031 Views / 414 Replies  
Daniel Tiger is a great kids show that both my kids really liked at 2-3. Then Team Umizoomi is great on the counting and shapes.

We’ve done a decent job keeping them off TV for the most part but...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 27, 2021 at 06:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good point. I’m not too familiar with this stuff... 1,993 Views / 14 Replies  
Good point. I’m not too familiar with this stuff but running cables from the switch to the media devices behind a super-crowded media console will be a nightmare if the cables aren’t flexible. I’ll...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 20, 2021 at 06:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t think this is right. Maybe Netflix... 1,993 Views / 14 Replies  
I don’t think this is right. Maybe Netflix streaming? These are pretty much direct Blu-Ray rips with no compression. I was streaming Kong Skull Island last weekend and I’m pretty sure Plex was...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 20, 2021 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah I’ll probably be getting it from Blue Jeans... 1,993 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah I’ll probably be getting it from Blue Jeans cable which has a pretty good quality/price point.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OK great—that looks like what I’m looking for!... 1,993 Views / 14 Replies  
OK great—that looks like what I’m looking for! Many thanks. Yeah I’d be running a Cat 6e cable I guess? That looks like the logical choice for distance + shielding + speed.

I’d be fine with the...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 19, 2021 at 09:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Old people unite Edit—I had an earlier... 3,648 Views / 80 Replies  
Old people unite

Edit—I had an earlier account than this one on ‘NN but it has been lost in time, like years in rain.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 19, 2021 at 04:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Running Gigabit Ethernet to Media Centre? 1,993 Views / 14 Replies  
I stream a lot of 4K movies from a 2018 Mac mini i5 server in the basement that’s connected directly to my ASUS Wifi router down there. After recent renos, I’m running into occasional pauses when...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 19, 2021 at 04:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Completely agree. It makes total sense to have... 6,170 Views / 97 Replies  
Completely agree. It makes total sense to have the URL bar at the bottom—it’s just freaky and unexpected even a few days later. But clicking on the URL bar and then having to stretch all the way to...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 28, 2021 at 07:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That little man, big dick energy tho…..explains... 7,440 Views / 91 Replies  
That little man, big dick energy tho…..explains both the last twenty five years of MacNN and Kevin Hart’s career

Lock er up mods
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 24, 2021 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I saw that. Some place like Ars Technica or... 6,170 Views / 97 Replies  
I saw that. Some place like Ars Technica or somewhere I was looking also had an article about how “it’s ok if you don’t upgrade”. What’s the catch? Are there issues?
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 21, 2021 at 08:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah I don’t know if there’s precedent for the... 5,350 Views / 61 Replies  
Yeah I don’t know if there’s precedent for the approach. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was self-contained. Probably Lord of the Rings, although the funding was already there. Typically they’ll at least...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 21, 2021 at 06:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What coffee machine? Sounds like water flow or... 97,453 Views / 286 Replies  
What coffee machine? Sounds like water flow or temperature discrepancies. I had a Cuisinart that was like that but the Moccamaster is a rock by comparison.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 20, 2021 at 10:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes that is correct. This is the big catch. 5,350 Views / 61 Replies  
Yes that is correct. This is the big catch.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 20, 2021 at 10:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just got a used TacX myself, so I’m in the same... 6,170 Views / 97 Replies  
I just got a used TacX myself, so I’m in the same boat. Still haven’t hooked it up and fingers crossed it works ok!
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 20, 2021 at 10:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“I keep getting banned” 7,440 Views / 91 Replies  
“I keep getting banned”
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 19, 2021 at 02:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FaceID doesn’t work with masks. I’ve spent the... 6,170 Views / 97 Replies  
FaceID doesn’t work with masks. I’ve spent the last 18 months wearing a mask while in public settings. Really super annoying I must say.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 16, 2021 at 11:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was dead wrong!!! Better Call Saul turned into... 127,031 Views / 414 Replies  
I was dead wrong!!! Better Call Saul turned into one of the best shows on TV.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 15, 2021 at 10:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This makes no sense. You’re comparing a regular... 7,440 Views / 91 Replies  
This makes no sense. You’re comparing a regular daily living expense that I would totally notice and complain loudly about to an infrequent, maybe-I-won’t-need-it large expense that a successful and...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 14, 2021 at 09:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean I’m not going to say you’re alone here…but... 5,350 Views / 61 Replies  
I mean I’m not going to say you’re alone here…but you are? :p

I didn’t have the patience to make it through the middling first season, but in fairness I heard the second season was better? But...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 13, 2021 at 10:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As well, being honest on Matrix: the first movie... 5,350 Views / 61 Replies  
As well, being honest on Matrix: the first movie is fantastic and deserves all groundbreaking accolades.

Nothing the Wachowskis have done since that time indicate that this new version will be...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 13, 2021 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, it’s a fantastic use of minimal audio.... 5,350 Views / 61 Replies  
Yeah, it’s a fantastic use of minimal audio. BR2049 is basically the opposite with humongous score and dense/aggressive audio. It was a great back-to-back test for the new Atmos setup.

Physical...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 13, 2021 at 07:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like your post 7,440 Views / 91 Replies  
I like your post
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 10, 2021 at 10:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bah! People wonder why incredible movies like... 5,350 Views / 61 Replies  
Bah! People wonder why incredible movies like Blade Runner 2049 are such a commercial failure and will soon not be made any more…..you’re a Blade Runner fan and you didn’t see it!! Sheesh man. :p
...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 10, 2021 at 10:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How is this possible? You like movies and... 5,350 Views / 61 Replies  
How is this possible? You like movies and Tarantino yet you’ve never seen Jackie Brown? Is there a way I can post a GoT shame gif or something?
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 9, 2021 at 10:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean you could have just exercised some self... 7,440 Views / 91 Replies  
I mean you could have just exercised some self control and said nothing
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 9, 2021 at 04:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The best Tarantino movie is very clearly and... 5,350 Views / 61 Replies  
The best Tarantino movie is very clearly and obviously Jackie Brown. /offtopic
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 9, 2021 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Completely agree. 127,031 Views / 414 Replies  
Completely agree.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 8, 2021 at 02:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The White Lotus and Mare of Easttown were pretty... 127,031 Views / 414 Replies  
The White Lotus and Mare of Easttown were pretty great.

Otherwise it’s been a slow summer. Don’t want to judge Ted Lasso S2 at this point but it’s not quite hitting the same…starting to feel it’s...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 7, 2021 at 10:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Naw, it works great for sausages.....you’re also... 2,790 Views / 25 Replies  
Naw, it works great for sausages.....you’re also doing both boil and grille
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jun 23, 2021 at 01:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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