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It’s funny, I didn’t say anything about Trump not... 278 Views / 13 Replies  
It’s funny, I didn’t say anything about Trump not being corrupt.
I find it very interesting that people don’t do their homework and quote Ukraine as an example of Trump corruption, in light of the...
Posted by turtle777, on Aug 4, 2020 at 10:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And you are talking about Biden, right ? -t 278 Views / 13 Replies  
And you are talking about Biden, right ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Aug 4, 2020 at 06:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, some people are extremely nervous, some are... 8,354 Views / 23 Replies  
Yeah, some people are extremely nervous, some are really careless, and then you have some whose greatest skill is interviewing, but they can’t get anything done once hired. Recruiting is an arduous...
Posted by turtle777, on Aug 4, 2020 at 06:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I suspect you are talking about a MacBook Pro. ... 648 Views / 1 Replies  
I suspect you are talking about a MacBook Pro.

Did you try to force a restart ?
Press the power button for about 5 seconds to turn the MBP off, then press the power button to boot up.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Aug 4, 2020 at 09:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
You guys are one-sided as always. All these... 951 Views / 19 Replies  
You guys are one-sided as always.

All these virtue-signaling, “peaceful riot” - property destroying leftist a$$holes are as bad as opinionated Trump fans.

If you still think that one side is...
Posted by turtle777, on Aug 2, 2020 at 07:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, I’m sorry, but that’s going too far. ... 18,696 Views / 137 Replies  
Yeah, I’m sorry, but that’s going too far.

Perhaps the generic definition of a dumpling would include ravioli, but in reality, there’s a world of a difference between filled pasta and...
Posted by turtle777, on Aug 2, 2020 at 02:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Governments and officials told us back then and... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
Governments and officials told us back then and even today that masks don’t work. It’s a lie, and lunacy.
The US refusal to wear and inability to supply masks is the main reason for the bad numbers...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 26, 2020 at 11:06 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, it was very clear in February that masks... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
Well, it was very clear in February that masks work.
Only idiots deny it. And there are a lot of idiots in the WHO and our government. And there are even more idiots in the general public. Can't...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 24, 2020 at 05:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Who is this Miss Bannination ? Pictures,... 9,956 Views / 89 Replies  
Who is this Miss Bannination ?

Pictures, please.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 22, 2020 at 10:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For the past 10+ years, I was drinking mostly... 14,790 Views / 128 Replies  
For the past 10+ years, I was drinking mostly espresso at home, and occasionally coffee at work.
Now, working from home, I had to find a coffee solution.

Got a 1ZPresso JX-Pro...
Posted by turtle777, on Jul 18, 2020 at 03:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I prefer lime as well, but I’m not even sure I... 18,696 Views / 137 Replies  
I prefer lime as well, but I’m not even sure I could pick it in a blind test against lemon.
It might just be a preference due to different physical appearance or how I have seen it used.

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 13, 2020 at 08:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stupid bots :brick: -t 2,668 Views / 22 Replies  
Stupid bots :brick:

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Posted by turtle777, on Jul 13, 2020 at 01:15 AM, in Gaming
[ ] You understand the difference between... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
[ ] You understand the difference between mutation and genetic insertion, and how to detect it in RNA sequences
[ ] You don't bother learning about the difference

Which one is it ?

My source...
Posted by turtle777, on May 6, 2020 at 04:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, you could watch the Youtube video and see... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
Well, you could watch the Youtube video and see that a lot of the slides include source URLs (to e.g. medical journals, newspapers etc...)

Or you could just be a dick about it.

Which one are...
Posted by turtle777, on May 6, 2020 at 04:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's funny how people are always so black and... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
It's funny how people are always so black and white.

It's either all natural, or a bio-weapon that was intentionally released.
No grey in between.

It also seems like you are NOT up to speed on...
Posted by turtle777, on May 6, 2020 at 01:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Let me guess: you still believe the virus... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
Let me guess: you still believe the virus naturally occurred and jumped from bats at the Wuhan wet market to humans.

Ignorance is bliss.

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Posted by turtle777, on May 6, 2020 at 12:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Whoops. Cant believe that I didnt see it before. ... 2,584 Views / 15 Replies  
Whoops. Cant believe that I didnt see it before.
I blame [politician / party / virus of your choice].

-t
Posted by turtle777, on May 5, 2020 at 08:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Has the spam link been changed ? -t 2,584 Views / 15 Replies  
Has the spam link been changed ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on May 5, 2020 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sure, until proven true. -t 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
Sure, until proven true.

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Posted by turtle777, on May 5, 2020 at 09:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I wonder if it's some issue with the encoding. ... 1,205 Views / 5 Replies  
I wonder if it's some issue with the encoding.
Perhaps local playback is able to "recover" or work around it, but streaming is not.

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Posted by turtle777, on May 2, 2020 at 03:28 PM, in iOS Apps
There's no reason why it shouldn't just work. ... 1,205 Views / 5 Replies  
There's no reason why it shouldn't just work.

I have some some flukiness with iOS and Airplay, sometimes re-starting both the iOS device and the ATV helped.
Have you tried that ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on May 2, 2020 at 03:06 PM, in iOS Apps
WTF ? -t 2,668 Views / 22 Replies  
WTF ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on May 1, 2020 at 01:39 AM, in Gaming
I have started watching Westworld. I like it,... 3,280 Views / 26 Replies  
I have started watching Westworld.
I like it, but it's not for the faint hearted. Great acting, and fascinating premise and story.

But it's pretty gory, and sometimes disturbing.
Probably not...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 29, 2020 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Stop posting fake news. It's just the flu. ... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
Stop posting fake news.
It's just the flu.

[/sarc]

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 29, 2020 at 10:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Other than fake Flash installers, is there... 1,501 Views / 2 Replies  
Other than fake Flash installers, is there anything out there known to be targeting / affecting old OS X versions ?


AFAIK, there are no real viruses.
Just don’t install stuff from dubious...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 28, 2020 at 12:16 PM, in macOS
Did you like The Orville ? -t 18,696 Views / 137 Replies  
Did you like The Orville ?

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 27, 2020 at 02:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Huh ? The Expanse too violent ? I’m not sure... 18,696 Views / 137 Replies  
Huh ? The Expanse too violent ?
I’m not sure why you think that.

The Expanse is one of the best sci-fi shows out there.
Unbelievably well done.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 26, 2020 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep. Have a former Naval officer in the family,... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
Yep. Have a former Naval officer in the family, and multiple army officers. Leadership style is night and day difference.
The Navy fosters and mostly promotes bad leaders. If you speak up and do the...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 25, 2020 at 01:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Not a single source, but basically from almost... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
Not a single source, but basically from almost everyone back in Jan. and Feb.
Including Media, WHO, CDC etc.

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Posted by turtle777, on Apr 24, 2020 at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, one has to be skeptical about some... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
Well, one has to be skeptical about some “science” and and professionals.

Remember how they told us Covid-19 wouldn’t impact us in the US.
And how we were better prepared.
And how face masks...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 24, 2020 at 12:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The difference should be obvious: You use... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
The difference should be obvious:

You use Lysol or Chlorox to kill something that’s barely “alive” (I.e. virus) on a dead surface.

This obviously can’t work the same way to kill something...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 24, 2020 at 11:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t understand why Skype for Business is so... 2,418 Views / 17 Replies  
I don’t understand why Skype for Business is so bad, but MS Teams works great.
I would have thought the underlying IP conferencing stack to be the same.

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Posted by turtle777, on Apr 24, 2020 at 11:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My company uses MS Teams, and extensively. We... 2,418 Views / 17 Replies  
My company uses MS Teams, and extensively. We have banned Zoom. We are not even allowed to join outside Zoom meetings due to the security concerns.

The reason why Zoom exploded is for multiple...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 24, 2020 at 09:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, so I haven't played Animal Crossing. I'm... 3,277 Views / 97 Replies  
Ok, so I haven't played Animal Crossing. I'm always late to these things.
A few weeks ago, I started playing (binge playing) Stardew Valley.
From the look, Animal Crossing seems to be similar.
...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 23, 2020 at 09:42 AM, in Gaming
Who doesn't want to get into mom jeans ? ;) :P... 4,081 Views / 46 Replies  
Who doesn't want to get into mom jeans ? ;) :P :lol:

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Posted by turtle777, on Apr 20, 2020 at 08:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
AND - with significant lower weight. iPhone... 4,081 Views / 46 Replies  
AND - with significant lower weight.

iPhone SE: 5.2 oz
iPhone 11 Pro: 6.6 oz

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Posted by turtle777, on Apr 19, 2020 at 01:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
F#$% that. Maybe I should trade my toilet... 4,081 Views / 46 Replies  
F#$% that.

Maybe I should trade my toilet paper stock into a stock of current small iPhones.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 19, 2020 at 01:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol: -t 115,752 Views / 559 Replies  
:lol:

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Posted by turtle777, on Apr 17, 2020 at 08:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If I did, they would have screwed up, which is... 2,407 Views / 18 Replies  
If I did, they would have screwed up, which is not outside the realm of possibilities.

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Posted by turtle777, on Apr 17, 2020 at 08:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I had bought an iPhone 11 Pro in fall, after... 4,081 Views / 46 Replies  
I had bought an iPhone 11 Pro in fall, after holding out forever with my iPhone 7s.
I can’t stand the size of the iPhone 11, so the Pro was my only choice.

If had to buy a new iPhone today, I...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 15, 2020 at 07:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice. TouchID FTW with masks. -t 4,081 Views / 46 Replies  
Nice. TouchID FTW with masks.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 15, 2020 at 12:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And on top, most of the commercial TP is shit. ... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
And on top, most of the commercial TP is shit.
Nobody wants 1 ply recycled sand paper for home use.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 15, 2020 at 12:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Typical Trump, a lot of talk. What will happen... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
Typical Trump, a lot of talk.
What will happen is that he will listen to their intentions, and then “force” them to reopen when they feel ready.

Bullshit win-win.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 14, 2020 at 09:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: I would probably just turn off FaceID and rely on... 5,854 Views / 45 Replies  
I would probably just turn off FaceID and rely on the passcode altogether.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 13, 2020 at 11:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m still ordering from Amazon, but when packages... 14,790 Views / 128 Replies  
I’m still ordering from Amazon, but when packages arrive, I kick them into my mood room, and let them sit for three days untouched.
As far as I understand, the virus can’t survive long on porous...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 12, 2020 at 09:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, Illy’s not bad. Used it for espresso. I... 14,790 Views / 128 Replies  
Yeah, Illy’s not bad. Used it for espresso. I think Thorzdad is right that their pre-ground coffee is more suited for espresso.

You can buy Illy’s whole bean, and grind it yourself.
In general,...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 12, 2020 at 12:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Should work. The Apple Card 3% is really not... 1,854 Views / 1 Replies  
Should work.

The Apple Card 3% is really not a discount, but a cash back.

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Posted by turtle777, on Apr 11, 2020 at 09:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This just pisses me off. Now that the mall... 28,324 Views / 635 Replies  
This just pisses me off.

Now that the mall is closed, can’t they find other places to loiter ?
Can’t these idiots take a walk in a park or the woods ?

I don’t understand why these stores allow...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 11, 2020 at 09:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Evolution demands its toll. -t 115,752 Views / 559 Replies  
Evolution demands its toll.

-t
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 9, 2020 at 12:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: No. It's more the act of having to reach to the... 5,854 Views / 45 Replies  
No. It's more the act of having to reach to the iPad )iPad in landscape, sitting in from of me on desk), twisting the hand, and touch the side of it.
It recognizes the fingerprint fine, but FaceID...
Posted by turtle777, on Apr 8, 2020 at 11:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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