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There may be other factors involved but I got a... 428,663 Views / 1,125 Replies  
There may be other factors involved but I got a booster plus flu shot seven days ago, and still kinda feel like garbage.

I also still have a bruise, and the injection site didn’t stop feeling...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
All that’s correct. :) I guess I was... 125 Views / 7 Replies  
All that’s correct. :)

I guess I was thinking more in terms of a “final step”.

At that point, if Time Machine isn’t already going there’s no point in starting right as the iMac’s getting...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 05:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
What’s wrong with dragging (non system) files? ... 125 Views / 7 Replies  
What’s wrong with dragging (non system) files?

Won’t Time Machine try to copy over a ton of cruft?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Shit’s starting to get real. ... 148,879 Views / 441 Replies  
Shit’s starting to get real.

https://imgur.com/jum8OTZ.jpg



As a minor irritant, the hitbox for closing Apple Music is impossible to tap. I tried over 10 times.

A larger irritant is the...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If a parent restricts their child’s behavior,... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
If a parent restricts their child’s behavior, that’s not self-betrayal.
Posted by subego, on Sep 30, 2022 at 11:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My ex did/does. Hers is like 100 years old... 484,558 Views / 1,031 Replies  
My ex did/does.

Hers is like 100 years old or something. The plan was to get it framed but I’m not sure if that ever happened. The thing scared me.
Posted by subego, on Sep 30, 2022 at 08:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah… I’ve got nothing. 484,558 Views / 1,031 Replies  
Yeah… I’ve got nothing.
Posted by subego, on Sep 30, 2022 at 06:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There’s an excluded middle between “no discussion... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
There’s an excluded middle between “no discussion whatsoever” and “I am a homosexual”.
Posted by subego, on Sep 30, 2022 at 04:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The delusion is that not having the announcement... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
The delusion is that not having the announcement is self-betrayal.

These qualifiers I keep putting in are like kinda integral to the argument.
Posted by subego, on Sep 30, 2022 at 04:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/UnhealthyBraveFlee-size_... 484,558 Views / 1,031 Replies  
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Posted by subego, on Sep 30, 2022 at 04:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ironically, my phone knows “hydrazine” but does... 428,663 Views / 1,125 Replies  
Ironically, my phone knows “hydrazine” but does not know “unironic”.
Posted by subego, on Sep 30, 2022 at 03:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Of course! I’m just saying we also like old... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
Of course!

I’m just saying we also like old stuff because we like the company. :)
Posted by subego, on Sep 30, 2022 at 12:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
To me, that’s the platonic ideal, because that’s... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
To me, that’s the platonic ideal, because that’s what coming out is. It’s a detail.

What matters is having a functional relationship. This is not served by making coming out to be more than a...
Posted by subego, on Sep 29, 2022 at 07:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
@Laminar It may make more sense for you to... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
@Laminar

It may make more sense for you to have at what I just wrote rather than have me directly respond to your last post, but I’d be glad to do that too. :)
Posted by subego, on Sep 29, 2022 at 06:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A homosexual child has homophobic parents. Here... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
A homosexual child has homophobic parents. Here are two scenarios:

1) The child announces they’re homosexual, and no longer hides they are homosexual.

2) The child no longer hides they are...
Posted by subego, on Sep 29, 2022 at 06:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, my dad’s lost the thread a bit, and reader... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
Well, my dad’s lost the thread a bit, and reader hasn’t seen S5, so even if the subject changes, talk about older stuff is still not a bad idea. :)
Posted by subego, on Sep 29, 2022 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When you asked the AI to calculate the precise... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
When you asked the AI to calculate the precise winch breaking involved to insure zero rebound, it would say “the intelligent solution is for me not to calculate this and instead use the thrusters on...
Posted by subego, on Sep 28, 2022 at 10:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The main reason I’m still arguing is because the... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
The main reason I’m still arguing is because the actual hard part isn’t being addressed, which is eliminating visible rebound solely using the winch.

I’m not saying it breaks the laws of physics,...
Posted by subego, on Sep 28, 2022 at 08:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn’t watch the video, but is there a part... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
I didn’t watch the video, but is there a part where a winch brakes a tugboat with no rebound, and the tugboat isn’t using its engine?

That’s the scenario in the show. The winch brings the drone to...
Posted by subego, on Sep 28, 2022 at 02:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I posit a significant portion of these minor tugs... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
I posit a significant portion of these minor tugs and course corrections would occur during braking, which we didn’t see (and didn’t hear).

Again, what I’m challenging is the winch being the sole...
Posted by subego, on Sep 28, 2022 at 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is it clear I’m not taking issue with people... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
Is it clear I’m not taking issue with people being provocative, but people who say “I am being true to myself” to justify their provocation?
Posted by subego, on Sep 28, 2022 at 12:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
@Spheric What you term “the talk” is not at... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
@Spheric

What you term “the talk” is not at all the same as “coming out”.

Like so…



For it to be “coming out”, it has to involve coming out.
Posted by subego, on Sep 28, 2022 at 11:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Now that I understand, I’ll reiterate my point. I... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
Now that I understand, I’ll reiterate my point. I posit putting the drone in a precise location (such as right up in Naomi’s grille) with negligible velocity using only the winch is a non-trivial...
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 08:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah! Edit explains it! I thought you meant... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
Ah! Edit explains it! I thought you meant stop-stop. :)
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 08:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn’t. :) What’s causing the final stop?... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
I didn’t. :)

What’s causing the final stop? Naomi?
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 08:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I said coming out to homophobic parents. That’s... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
I said coming out to homophobic parents. That’s quite obviously not you.

The reason I presuppose intent is because homophobic parents either know their child is homosexual, or they don’t want to...
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 06:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m trying to make sense of “[m]y guess is the... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
I’m trying to make sense of “[m]y guess is the winch side didn't brake it to the final stop”.

If the winch side isn’t causing the braking, the only other option is the drone firing its rockets.
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 06:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ll rephrase. I’m not questioning whether a... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
I’ll rephrase.

I’m not questioning whether a given outfit is a true representation of one’s self. This may or may not be the case, depending.

What I’m challenging is the declaration that being...
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 05:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That would require rockets in Naomi’s face, no? 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
That would require rockets in Naomi’s face, no?
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 05:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They mention the tether is made from the Belters’... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
They mention the tether is made from the Belters’ cargo nets.
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 05:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Explains which part? 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
Explains which part?
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 05:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pre-ground Starbucks from Walgreens. :) 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
Pre-ground Starbucks from Walgreens. :)
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 04:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If your parents are homophobic and you want to... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
If your parents are homophobic and you want to rub it in their faces that you’re a homosexual, knock yourself out. Seriously. I’m sure they deserve it.

That’s not being true to yourself. That’s...
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 03:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. At first I thought I was going to have to... 484,558 Views / 1,031 Replies  
Yes. At first I thought I was going to have to spoiler it.
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Do they? Why? If it’s to try and change the... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
Do they? Why?

If it’s to try and change the person, fine. That has nothing to do with being true to one’s self, it’s about changing someone else.
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 03:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What we want to do is have the drone at a... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
What we want to do is have the drone at a specific position relative to the Roci, and with zero velocity relative to the Roci.

As you both correctly pointed out, this must be done gently. If it’s...
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m not sure how I’m supposed to relate this... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
I’m not sure how I’m supposed to relate this story to my point. It sounds like a different scenario.

If your story involves homosexuality somehow, I note you said you didn’t come out, so that...
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 01:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Being sneaky is bullshit. 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
Being sneaky is bullshit.
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 12:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmm… I hadn’t thought of it that way. 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
Hmmm… I hadn’t thought of it that way.
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 11:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn’t really hear about it. Was more “it’s... 519,368 Views / 1,643 Replies  
I didn’t really hear about it. Was more “it’s been 6 months”.
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 10:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No. What I’m saying is when people give the... 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
No.

What I’m saying is when people give the excuse “I wear this for me”, they’re lying. They’re wearing it for you, because what they want is a reaction from you.

It’s akin to homosexual...
Posted by subego, on Sep 27, 2022 at 10:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/EvenImportantIcefish-siz... 484,558 Views / 1,031 Replies  
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Posted by subego, on Sep 26, 2022 at 10:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What brakes the cable is stopping the winch. ... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
What brakes the cable is stopping the winch.

The drone doesn’t slam into Naomi’s face because it’s leash isn’t long enough.
Posted by subego, on Sep 26, 2022 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Another way to put this is use the drone to... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
Another way to put this is use the drone to create artificial gravity holding the tether taut. Like it was the string in a plumb line.

Reel out the tether to the required length, then slowly shut...
Posted by subego, on Sep 26, 2022 at 08:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. I only know because my blood works for more... 519,368 Views / 1,643 Replies  
Yeah. I only know because my blood works for more than 90% of the population. I get hit up for it.
Posted by subego, on Sep 26, 2022 at 07:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Absolutely! :) I posit applying gentle... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
Absolutely! :)

I posit applying gentle braking force solely by means of varying the rate the tether plays out is a non-trivial task. The rate the tether needs to play out must almost exactly match...
Posted by subego, on Sep 26, 2022 at 06:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
True story. 512,632 Views / 812 Replies  
True story.
Posted by subego, on Sep 26, 2022 at 02:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If I throw a ball in zero-G, both myself and the... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
If I throw a ball in zero-G, both myself and the ball go in opposite directions.

Now attach a rope between myself and the ball. Neither of us stop when the rope becomes taut, we reverse directions...
Posted by subego, on Sep 26, 2022 at 12:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As far as the shots go, at this point I am... 519,368 Views / 1,643 Replies  
As far as the shots go, at this point I am survived. Arm still kinda sore though.
Posted by subego, on Sep 25, 2022 at 05:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The drone would absolutely need to fire rockets... 6,384 Views / 267 Replies  
The drone would absolutely need to fire rockets to brake, but I had it wrong they’d fire into Naomi’s face. Counterintuitively, the drone has to accelerate towards the Roci to brake.

If we ignore...
Posted by subego, on Sep 25, 2022 at 03:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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