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Thanks all. We've had our five-year-old... 18,663 Views / 110 Replies  
Thanks all.
We've had our five-year-old granddaughter here for the week, while mommy and daddy are at the hospital. Thankfully, she's gone to preschool all week, too, LOL.

I let her play around...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 09:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I kinda think that, after I’ve marked a couple... 431,984 Views / 1,136 Replies  
I kinda think that, after I’ve marked a couple dozen emails titled COSTCOGIFTCARD-CONFIRMATION as spam, Gmail should have figured out that they’re spam. But, nooooooo. They just keep dropping in my...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 5, 2022 at 08:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is bit more than a minor pleasure... I... 18,663 Views / 110 Replies  
This is bit more than a minor pleasure...
I became a two-time grandfather this afternoon.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 4, 2022 at 02:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s how we realized it was a sig issue. A sig... 904 Views / 20 Replies  
That’s how we realized it was a sig issue. A sig was supposed to appear, but the link was dead, and the server kept trying to get it until it finally timed-out. And, so, no sig appeared.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 3, 2022 at 05:08 PM, in Feedback
RIP Artis Leon Ivey Jr. 196 Views / 1 Replies  
Coolio has passed away. He was 59.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 29, 2022 at 05:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Traffic updates on both the yellow and red brick... 587 Views / 4 Replies  
Traffic updates on both the yellow and red brick roads are helpful, too.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 28, 2022 at 06:51 AM, in Applications
:rolleyes: 514,339 Views / 825 Replies  
:rolleyes:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 27, 2022 at 11:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Obviously, you aren’t an NPR listener ;) They... 521,326 Views / 1,647 Replies  
Obviously, you aren’t an NPR listener ;)
They were all over the new vaccine’s development, approval, and release timetable.

I got my previous covid vaccines at my local big-box’s pharmacy, and...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 27, 2022 at 10:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That’s the weirdest part. It wasn’t picked-up... 179 Views / 8 Replies  
That’s the weirdest part. It wasn’t picked-up widely anywhere. Conversely, it wasn’t denied/poo-pooed by China at all, either, which is really odd. China doesn’t normally adopt the “ignore it and...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 27, 2022 at 08:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks like some of the texts I get from my wife... 431,984 Views / 1,136 Replies  
Looks like some of the texts I get from my wife when she dictates them instead of typing. I wouldn’t be surprised that’s what this is.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 26, 2022 at 08:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I can’t imagine something that huge even being... 179 Views / 8 Replies  
I can’t imagine something that huge even being attempted and going unreported by western media. I’ve only seen minor mentions of the rumor on a couple of sites, but all of the “this is happening”...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 25, 2022 at 09:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I have no clue what my blood type is. I’ve never... 521,326 Views / 1,647 Replies  
I have no clue what my blood type is. I’ve never given blood, but I’ve had blood drawn many, many times. I guess they don’t type blood as a regular part of doing all the panels for physicals? I’ve...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 25, 2022 at 09:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Very little art of any sort is ever “done”, if... 149,753 Views / 445 Replies  
Very little art of any sort is ever “done”, if you’re the creator. This is because art isn’t a given thing you bolt together and end up with an object. There’s always some aspect you can improve or...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 25, 2022 at 09:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It always did that when you emptied the trash. I... 431,984 Views / 1,136 Replies  
It always did that when you emptied the trash. I can’t think of any other instances. Then again, I’m not running anything recent.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 25, 2022 at 09:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s actually kind of cool how you can give a... 6,841 Views / 281 Replies  
It’s actually kind of cool how you can give a woman pretty much any traditionally “masculine” name and it actually works.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 24, 2022 at 05:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Andor. Ugh. I managed to get one-and-a-half... 202,357 Views / 522 Replies  
Andor. Ugh. I managed to get one-and-a-half episodes in and simply couldn’t find a reason to continue. There just wasn’t anything or anyone I could give a damn about. I’m sure SW nerds and...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 23, 2022 at 07:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. I seriously love thunder and lightning... 335,831 Views / 511 Replies  
Yeah. I seriously love thunder and lightning storms. Somehow, they’re comforting. Like nature making sure you know she’s still there. I especially like them at night. Good sleeping weather.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 22, 2022 at 07:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Miranda is also the planet where the Reavers were... 6,841 Views / 281 Replies  
Miranda is also the planet where the Reavers were accidentally created by the Alliance in Serenity, which would also be a Firefly hook.

That said, you don’t create a character named Miranda in a...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 22, 2022 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Low 90s yesterday. Mid-to-high 60s today. 335,831 Views / 511 Replies  
Low 90s yesterday. Mid-to-high 60s today.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 22, 2022 at 12:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve not had a single issue with my previous... 521,326 Views / 1,647 Replies  
I’ve not had a single issue with my previous covid shots. This one, though, is giving me a pretty constant headache today, and my arm is noticeably sore. Nothing debilitating, mind you, just...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 21, 2022 at 11:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Or, y’know, because they can. 9,815 Views / 171 Replies  
Or, y’know, because they can.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 21, 2022 at 09:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I see the same here. Mom jeans have been a thing... 514,339 Views / 825 Replies  
I see the same here. Mom jeans have been a thing for a few years now. A girl selling buckets of cookie dough (a school fundraiser of some kind) came to the door last week, and she was wearing mom...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 21, 2022 at 09:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think most outsiders were more on the “will... 5,899 Views / 121 Replies  
I think most outsiders were more on the “will he/won’t he” seesaw. They saw the massive build-up and heard the pontificating and bluster, and deep-down knew this all meant an invasion, but kept...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 21, 2022 at 07:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No clue. I procrastinated last year and didn’t... 521,326 Views / 1,647 Replies  
No clue. I procrastinated last year and didn’t get the shot. My wife claims I got sick maybe twice. I don’t recall getting the flu at all. Whatever. But, it’s the only game in town, so *shrugs*

I...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 20, 2022 at 09:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You’re in the arts. You do it just for the love... 431,984 Views / 1,136 Replies  
You’re in the arts. You do it just for the love of it.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 20, 2022 at 07:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That seems to a thing these days. Men decrying... 514,339 Views / 825 Replies  
That seems to a thing these days. Men decrying women as sluts, skanks, whores, etc. for pretty much anything they do, or however they dress, etc. even as they ogle away. Patriarchy is a helluva drug.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 20, 2022 at 07:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Got both my Moderna bivalent booster and this... 521,326 Views / 1,647 Replies  
Got both my Moderna bivalent booster and this season’s flu shots today. So far, so good.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 20, 2022 at 07:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, “shock” save for the months of building-up... 5,899 Views / 121 Replies  
Well, “shock” save for the months of building-up troops at the Ukrainian border, and constant hyping of reasons Russia needed to “intervene” in Ukraine. Putin gave Zelensky & co. All the time they...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 20, 2022 at 07:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Google image search now defaults to using Google... 431,984 Views / 1,136 Replies  
Google image search now defaults to using Google Lens. You can’t simply drop an image on the Google Images page and get results. You drop the image on the page, and then get sent to the Google Lens...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 19, 2022 at 04:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s gotta be on your end. I’ve not experienced... 904 Views / 20 Replies  
That’s gotta be on your end. I’ve not experienced anything like that.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 18, 2022 at 05:39 PM, in Feedback
The only thing I ever notice, in terms of... 904 Views / 20 Replies  
The only thing I ever notice, in terms of slowness, is some threads taking a looooong time to finally load. I’m pretty sure it’s someone’s signature image trying to load and failing.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 17, 2022 at 11:13 PM, in Feedback
FTFY 5,899 Views / 121 Replies  
FTFY
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 15, 2022 at 07:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is that a surprise? I mean, I can get XCode, too.... 1,014 Views / 8 Replies  
Is that a surprise? I mean, I can get XCode, too. It’s not some super-secret tool, afterall. It’s a tool Apple wants people to have.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 15, 2022 at 07:06 PM, in iOS Apps
I’m relatively confident that no actual military... 5,899 Views / 121 Replies  
I’m relatively confident that no actual military generals would throw nukes at Ukraine. They, maybe more than anyone, know how that move doesn’t work out well for anyone.

My guess is, if they act...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 15, 2022 at 05:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
~ Calling...That guy in the old van with “Help me... 514,339 Views / 825 Replies  
~ Calling...That guy in the old van with “Help me find my lost puppy” on the side...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 14, 2022 at 01:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. About a week ago or so. 1,014 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah. About a week ago or so.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 14, 2022 at 01:37 PM, in iOS Apps
I think it’s more meant to bring iOS devices... 1,014 Views / 8 Replies  
I think it’s more meant to bring iOS devices (like my 6s) up to security parity with devices that will be able to update to 16 later this week. Which is why it showed up for me but not yourself.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 13, 2022 at 09:30 PM, in iOS Apps
It’s just marketing language. It’s Amazon trying... 514,339 Views / 825 Replies  
It’s just marketing language. It’s Amazon trying to position Alexa in your mind as a helpful assistant.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 13, 2022 at 03:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iOS 15.7 security update 1,014 Views / 8 Replies  
Apple has pushed-out an iOS 15.7 security update, giving my 6s a last hug goodbye.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 13, 2022 at 07:43 AM, in iOS Apps
Lack of flexibility points to a corn tortilla... 9,815 Views / 171 Replies  
Lack of flexibility points to a corn tortilla straight out of the bag, with maybe 10 seconds of microwaving. That’s a horror. A nicely griddled corn tortilla is as flexible as any flour tortilla, and...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 12, 2022 at 10:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Putin’s savior might be China, depending on how... 5,899 Views / 121 Replies  
Putin’s savior might be China, depending on how more directly involved they want to become. Right now, they’re simply selling munitions.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 11, 2022 at 10:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Nah. But there is an off-chance he might be the... 525 Views / 5 Replies  
Nah. But there is an off-chance he might be the last monarch of the UK. Obviously, that would take a whole lot of dealing throughout the commonwealth to pull it off.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 10, 2022 at 09:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This. Properly prepared corn tortillas are... 9,815 Views / 171 Replies  
This. Properly prepared corn tortillas are fantastic. It’s always disappointing when I order corn tortillas and get a small stack of pale yellow discs that have never been near a griddle. They were...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 10, 2022 at 07:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bless your heart. 9,815 Views / 171 Replies  
Bless your heart.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 9, 2022 at 04:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cornmeal = tasty cornbread, muffins, etc. Corn... 9,815 Views / 171 Replies  
Cornmeal = tasty cornbread, muffins, etc.
Corn flour (masa harina) = tasty corn tortillas
Corn mash = tasty bourbon
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 9, 2022 at 11:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m not sure he’s thinking that clearly. We’re... 5,899 Views / 121 Replies  
I’m not sure he’s thinking that clearly. We’re dealing with a man who has openly declared his intention to rebuild the Russian empire. He probably assumes (probably rightly) that the western powers...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 9, 2022 at 09:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Thing is, the judge ruled so broadly that the FBI... 831 Views / 34 Replies  
Thing is, the judge ruled so broadly that the FBI has had to suspend their investigation until this derailment has been settled. And, of course, should the DOJ win their appeal, Trump’s lawyers will...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 9, 2022 at 09:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I really wonder if Russia’s military leaders... 5,899 Views / 121 Replies  
I really wonder if Russia’s military leaders would actually go through with an order from Putin to go nuclear? I know he’s surrounded himself with sycophants, but it’s hard for me to believe any...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 9, 2022 at 08:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
GOP poll workers told to break rules during... 1,619,517 Views / 3,497 Replies  
GOP poll workers told to break rules during training. (https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/07/politics/michigan-gop-poll-worker-training-invs/index.html)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 8, 2022 at 05:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Say what you will about the guy, he's an... 831 Views / 34 Replies  
Say what you will about the guy, he's an excellent mob boss.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 8, 2022 at 02:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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