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I think there is a difference between “not a... 22,707 Views / 125 Replies  
I think there is a difference between “not a cheese pizza” and a “meat lovers + kitchen sink, pilled 2 inch high” pizza.

I prefer the middle ground - two carefully selected toppings.

Btw,...
Posted by turtle777, on Yesterday at 09:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: -t 22,707 Views / 125 Replies  
:thumbsup:

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Posted by turtle777, on Jan 24, 2020 at 09:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Or you could use one of these contraptions (e.g.... 4,239 Views / 69 Replies  
Or you could use one of these contraptions (e.g. spoon) to stir.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jan 22, 2020 at 01:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I don't know. These places within oceans make me... 1,412 Views / 43 Replies  
I don't know. These places within oceans make me think this wasn't just a "point at the map" expertise. Is this made up ?
Surely, 99% of the people would know that Iran is not an ocean.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jan 11, 2020 at 12:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: If you’re right, Trump will win in a landslide. ... 1,412 Views / 43 Replies  
If you’re right, Trump will win in a landslide.

As with everything you say, it’s a BIG IF.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jan 10, 2020 at 08:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Look at the hat. That ain’t German. -t 975 Views / 13 Replies  
Look at the hat. That ain’t German.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jan 5, 2020 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I must be on kevs ignore list. Since I... 2,997 Views / 26 Replies  
I must be on kevs ignore list.

Since I suspect he’s a troll (my bet is on besson), I will put him on ignore in return, so we both can have peace.
You guys enjoy his continued technology drivel....
Posted by turtle777, on Jan 5, 2020 at 12:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: You have a point. I think the blatant lies come... 1,412 Views / 43 Replies  
You have a point. I think the blatant lies come only into play during elections, as a way to “get in poet”. And, to be honest, it’s fairly easy to identify if you are not a complete dumbass.

Trump...
Posted by turtle777, on Jan 4, 2020 at 04:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe you should try google :stick: -t 2,997 Views / 26 Replies  
Maybe you should try google :stick:

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Posted by turtle777, on Jan 4, 2020 at 12:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: And that, ladies and gentlemen, is the reason why... 1,412 Views / 43 Replies  
And that, ladies and gentlemen, is the reason why we must limit the power of politicians and government.

Politicians tell the truth until they are in power. Then they lie and do the opposite of...
Posted by turtle777, on Jan 4, 2020 at 12:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: [X] No [email protected]#$&ing idea, because all the... 1,412 Views / 43 Replies  
[X] No [email protected]#$&ing idea, because all the “information” we have is surely propaganda, and we don’t know what’s really going on.

I just wish there was a party that would bring home all our troops,...
Posted by turtle777, on Jan 3, 2020 at 07:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Dude, seriously :stick: ... 2,997 Views / 26 Replies  
Dude, seriously :stick:

https://lmgtfy.com/?q=ios+remove+frequently+used+emoji

Where’s my $10M ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jan 3, 2020 at 03:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sigh. You really need to learn how to google. ... 1,355 Views / 18 Replies  
Sigh. You really need to learn how to google.

https://lmgtfy.com/?q=ios+how+to+block+a+number

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jan 3, 2020 at 01:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No shit, that’s because he’s Russian. Probably... 975 Views / 13 Replies  
No shit, that’s because he’s Russian.
Probably related to Putin.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jan 2, 2020 at 08:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol: That’s a big IF... And also depends... 777 Views / 11 Replies  
:lol:

That’s a big IF...
And also depends on the type of SciFi movie.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Jan 2, 2020 at 08:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just to make my case how well known the... 8,240 Views / 119 Replies  
Just to make my case how well known the whistleblower's identity is.

Google his name and "whistleblower", and you get 169,000(!!!!) results.

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Posted by turtle777, on Dec 29, 2019 at 03:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
From a fiscal conservative perspective, Trump has... 8,240 Views / 119 Replies  
From a fiscal conservative perspective, Trump has been a disaster.
It’s sad that his view on debt-fueled spending is actually very close to a typical Democratic position.

The economy isn’t...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 29, 2019 at 02:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
More than the prequels ? I liked more than... 852 Views / 10 Replies  
More than the prequels ?
I liked more than that.

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Posted by turtle777, on Dec 29, 2019 at 11:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh stop the fake outrage. The name has been... 8,240 Views / 119 Replies  
Oh stop the fake outrage.

The name has been the worst-kept secret of 2019.
EVERYBODY, including my pet turtle knew his identity.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 29, 2019 at 11:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
To be honest, I'm not sure. They don't have... 8,240 Views / 119 Replies  
To be honest, I'm not sure.

They don't have much options, because the voter base despises the typical tun-of-the-mill Republicans.
After that many years of screwing the middle class and the...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 29, 2019 at 11:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I refuse to overthink it. It was very... 852 Views / 10 Replies  
I refuse to overthink it.

It was very entertaining and a good wrap up to the Skywalker saga.

It's funny how people analyze the recent episodes to death. The were glaring plot holes all the way...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 29, 2019 at 12:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Again, he has NOT broken the law according to any... 8,240 Views / 119 Replies  
Again, he has NOT broken the law according to any criminal conviction.
Trump is certainly not a very moral and upright person, but his scumbaggery is not enough to get him positively impeached,...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 29, 2019 at 12:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Muahaha :lol: What's YOUR definition of... 8,240 Views / 119 Replies  
Muahaha :lol:

What's YOUR definition of partisan ?
Not a SINGLE Republican voted in favor of the House impeachment.

How exactly is this effort bi-partisan ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 27, 2019 at 09:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You are a piece of work. You are telling me... 8,745 Views / 113 Replies  
You are a piece of work.

You are telling me that Labor had eradicated poverty in the UK, but the Tories, Brexiteers and Boris brought it back ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 27, 2019 at 09:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Waragainstlogic -t 8,745 Views / 113 Replies  
Waragainstlogic

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Posted by turtle777, on Dec 25, 2019 at 02:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Again, to what end ? The senate will not let... 8,240 Views / 119 Replies  
Again, to what end ?
The senate will not let Trump go down.

Right or wrong, the Founding Fathers never wanted impeachment to be a partisan tool just to get rid of political opponents.
The...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 25, 2019 at 02:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Except, that it’s very clear that the Ukraine... 8,240 Views / 119 Replies  
Except, that it’s very clear that the Ukraine story told by the Democrats is bullshit, just like Russiagate.

There are no facts supporting the allegations.
You need to seriously consider sources...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 25, 2019 at 02:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
you guys lack understanding of the law. He’s... 8,240 Views / 119 Replies  
you guys lack understanding of the law.
He’s not impeached until it’s submitted to the Senate.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 23, 2019 at 02:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fine. So at this point, Trump has neither... 8,240 Views / 119 Replies  
Fine.

So at this point, Trump has neither been impeached, nor convicted of any crimes.

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Posted by turtle777, on Dec 23, 2019 at 12:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, there definitely is after some mod with... 8,745 Views / 113 Replies  
Well, there definitely is after some mod with hurt feelings deleted a bunch of posts.

Are we starting this shit again ?
Is this place not dead enough already ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 22, 2019 at 03:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Because the ailments in western “democracies” are... 8,745 Views / 113 Replies  
Because the ailments in western “democracies” are the same in Britain, Europe and the US: political elites pursuing social and liberal pet projects, with total disregard to the will of the majority...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 22, 2019 at 03:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Means nothing until Trump is convicted in a court... 8,240 Views / 119 Replies  
Means nothing until Trump is convicted in a court of law.
You can always find people with opinions.

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Posted by turtle777, on Dec 22, 2019 at 02:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Guilty only in the masturbating minds of... 8,240 Views / 119 Replies  
Guilty only in the masturbating minds of liberals.

Pray, tell, what crimes has Trump been convicted off ?


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Posted by turtle777, on Dec 21, 2019 at 09:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh stop the FUD already. It obvious that the... 8,745 Views / 113 Replies  
Oh stop the FUD already. It obvious that the majority doesn’t buy this bullish!t.
They voted for Boris because he will deliver Brexit.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 13, 2019 at 10:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Get over it. The majority has spoke. You... 8,745 Views / 113 Replies  
Get over it. The majority has spoke.

You can always move to Scotland and hope they’d be stupid enough to secede and then re-join the EU.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 13, 2019 at 05:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ah. Well, yes, perhaps your grind was too... 4,239 Views / 69 Replies  
Ah.

Well, yes, perhaps your grind was too fine for a drip, and hence, the flow rate was too slow.
A little coarser might be something you could try.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 9, 2019 at 11:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, the main difference is that the trains in... 1,751 Views / 15 Replies  
Well, the main difference is that the trains in England run on the "wrong" side ;-)

I don't think there will be any big difference between England and Continental Europe.

One of the things to...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 9, 2019 at 07:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, same actress. The gin company is owned... 1,368 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, same actress.

The gin company is owned by actor Ryan Reynolds.
Brilliant ad.

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Posted by turtle777, on Dec 9, 2019 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And there *are* people that even like Folgers. ... 4,239 Views / 69 Replies  
And there *are* people that even like Folgers.

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Posted by turtle777, on Dec 8, 2019 at 10:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not really, because the “exposure” time is... 4,239 Views / 69 Replies  
Not really, because the “exposure” time is longer.
In the French Press, you let it steep, and you stir.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 8, 2019 at 10:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Don’t buy the cheap stuff. Melitta invented... 4,239 Views / 69 Replies  
Don’t buy the cheap stuff.
Melitta invented coffee filters, they are very good.

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Posted by turtle777, on Dec 8, 2019 at 05:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The grind size is important. It dictates the... 4,239 Views / 69 Replies  
The grind size is important.
It dictates the time of exposure of water to the grind.

That’s why a coarse grind is fine for French Press, but you need finer for drip coffee.
Too fine, and the...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 8, 2019 at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, if you go through a lot, buying it ... 4,239 Views / 69 Replies  
Yeah, if you go through a lot, buying it pre-ground is fine, as long as it was recently done.
Good beans and roast is a bonus, if good coffee is valued.

Try local Chicago roasters...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 8, 2019 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, those stove top coffee makers are pretty... 4,239 Views / 69 Replies  
Yeah, those stove top coffee makers are pretty good.
Will give you a strong coffee more close to an espresso, and more forgiving in terms of grind quality than a espresso machine.
Extraction is...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 8, 2019 at 02:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This also depends on your brewing method. ... 4,239 Views / 69 Replies  
This also depends on your brewing method.

If you use a French press (most forgiving on grind quality), freshly ground will be more important than good quality grind.
For drip, it might be a a...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 8, 2019 at 02:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s basically it. Pack only what you are... 1,751 Views / 15 Replies  
That’s basically it.

Pack only what you are able to move yourself, w/o the help of luggage carts. Carts might or might not be available, and once you board the train, you would have to lug your...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 8, 2019 at 01:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Freshly ground beans is the single most impactful... 4,239 Views / 69 Replies  
Freshly ground beans is the single most impactful change someone can make to better their coffee.

Obviously, there are multiple steps one can take.
Every step improves the quality of the...
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 8, 2019 at 12:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t really care about texture in the context... 4,239 Views / 69 Replies  
I don’t really care about texture in the context of coffee.
I think don’t like the taste of the higher fat content of cream.

Whole milk is just right for me, 2% feels a little thin.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 7, 2019 at 04:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Doesn’t matter. Any time you hit a cop car, it’s... 75,674 Views / 512 Replies  
Doesn’t matter. Any time you hit a cop car, it’s going to be your fault.

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Posted by turtle777, on Dec 7, 2019 at 01:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good stuff, and recently roasted. Plus a... 4,239 Views / 69 Replies  
Good stuff, and recently roasted.

Plus a good burr grinder.
(rule of thumb: spend more on the grinder than the espresso machine.)

That’s the only way to go for a good espresso.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Dec 7, 2019 at 01:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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