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Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What brakes the cable is stopping the winch. ... 5,870 Views / 245 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 Yesterday at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Another way to put this is use the drone to... 5,870 Views / 245 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 Yesterday at 08:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. I only know because my blood works for more... 517,053 Views / 1,639 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 Yesterday at 07:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Absolutely! :) I posit applying gentle... 5,870 Views / 245 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 Yesterday at 06:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
True story. 510,991 Views / 772 Replies  
True story.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If I throw a ball in zero-G, both myself and the... 5,870 Views / 245 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 Yesterday at 12:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As far as the shots go, at this point I am... 517,053 Views / 1,639 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... 5,870 Views / 245 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
“I dress this way because it’s a true... 510,991 Views / 772 Replies  
“I dress this way because it’s a true representation of me.”

Bullshit. You dress that way because you want attention, and can’t get it from being actually interesting.
Posted by subego, on Sep 25, 2022 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m not sure I understand. Are you arguing the... 5,870 Views / 245 Replies  
I’m not sure I understand. Are you arguing the tension on the cable stopped the drone?
Posted by subego, on Sep 25, 2022 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the reasons I hooked up with my partner is... 148,288 Views / 440 Replies  
One of the reasons I hooked up with my partner is he has an excellent sense of that.

Left to my own devices, I’ll tweak and tweak, get bored, and never release it.
Posted by subego, on Sep 25, 2022 at 12:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My sources say “Falun Gong masturbatory fantasy”. 86 Views / 4 Replies  
My sources say “Falun Gong masturbatory fantasy”.
Posted by subego, on Sep 25, 2022 at 12:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No one has ever asked me. I only know from... 517,053 Views / 1,639 Replies  
No one has ever asked me. I only know from donating.
Posted by subego, on Sep 25, 2022 at 12:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The family name is originally something like... 5,870 Views / 245 Replies  
The family name is originally something like Tomasunas, so it’s possible his last name at birth wasn’t Thomas. I’m not sure of the timeline, but somewhere along the way my grandparents anglicized...
Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 09:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Needles are the kind of thing I would totally... 517,053 Views / 1,639 Replies  
Needles are the kind of thing I would totally expect myself to hate, but for some reason I was blessed not to be bothered by them.

It’s an extra blessing because I’m O positive, so the not fucking...
Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 09:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The current grand dame of Chicago gossip... 5,870 Views / 245 Replies  
The current grand dame of Chicago gossip columnists is Mike Sneed.
Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 08:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What made this hit home for me was the musical... 148,288 Views / 440 Replies  
What made this hit home for me was the musical Wicked. The actor who played the Wizard in the production I saw had a schtick which can be best described as “Fred Willard”.

Somewhere along the line...
Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 08:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess I’m “happy” with my choice because at... 517,053 Views / 1,639 Replies  
I guess I’m “happy” with my choice because at least I’m getting it all over with.
Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 07:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So, it’ll never be done, but it’s done enough I’m... 148,288 Views / 440 Replies  
So, it’ll never be done, but it’s done enough I’m in the process of kicking the soundtrack out the door.
Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 06:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I Google Degas, and get ads for Seurat. 425,821 Views / 1,121 Replies  
I Google Degas, and get ads for Seurat.
Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 06:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I miss the internet where a “questions you were... 510,991 Views / 772 Replies  
I miss the internet where a “questions you were afraid to ask” thread was paired with an implied understanding jumping people’s shit defeats the purpose.
Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 05:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Now I really feel like shit. No sleep from... 517,053 Views / 1,639 Replies  
Now I really feel like shit.

No sleep from arm pain even though I took Aleve. Also feel nauseous, which I assume is the flu shot.
Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 05:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My uncle’s first name is Thomas. His last... 5,870 Views / 245 Replies  
My uncle’s first name is Thomas.

His last name is also Thomas.
Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 04:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 04:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Like Ralph. https://imgur.com/YBqVZP6.jpg 5,870 Views / 245 Replies  
Like Ralph.

https://imgur.com/YBqVZP6.jpg
Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 12:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fundamentally, not exclusively. If there’s... 5,870 Views / 245 Replies  
Fundamentally, not exclusively.

If there’s no other context, I posit most will assume a Sam is male.
Posted by subego, on Sep 24, 2022 at 12:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Got my booster, and threw in a flu shot so I can... 517,053 Views / 1,639 Replies  
Got my booster, and threw in a flu shot so I can tell people to stop fucking bothering me about getting one.

Kinda feel like shit TBH, but that could be unrelated.
Posted by subego, on Sep 23, 2022 at 05:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It decided to fix itself. No system update or... 425,821 Views / 1,121 Replies  
It decided to fix itself. No system update or anything.
Posted by subego, on Sep 23, 2022 at 03:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by subego, on Sep 23, 2022 at 02:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I like them too. If it’s a serious one without... 333,665 Views / 511 Replies  
I like them too. If it’s a serious one without crazy wind, I like popping open the garage and experiencing it that way.

I’d do it more, but honestly I don’t like feeling obligated to provide...
Posted by subego, on Sep 22, 2022 at 11:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sex and the City was a comedy tho. :) I’m... 5,870 Views / 245 Replies  
Sex and the City was a comedy tho. :)

I’m not that familiar with The Tempest. Are there obvious character parallels? With SitC I always drew a straight line between “Miranda” and her being an...
Posted by subego, on Sep 22, 2022 at 01:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not supposed to break 70 here for the next week. 333,665 Views / 511 Replies  
Not supposed to break 70 here for the next week.
Posted by subego, on Sep 22, 2022 at 01:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s kinda lost my dad. For the first time since... 5,870 Views / 245 Replies  
It’s kinda lost my dad. For the first time since we started, last night he was like “let’s watch something else”.
Posted by subego, on Sep 22, 2022 at 11:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. They’re afraid of it because it’s... 5,687 Views / 121 Replies  
Yes.

They’re afraid of it because it’s precisely what they’d do if the shoe were on the other foot.
Posted by subego, on Sep 21, 2022 at 05:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
As long as it’s cut to blouse nicely out of a... 510,991 Views / 772 Replies  
As long as it’s cut to blouse nicely out of a boot.


Edit: a spec BDU will use ripstop fabric, which is good stuff IMO.
Posted by subego, on Sep 21, 2022 at 05:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In contrast, BDU (army) pants look good on 80-90%... 510,991 Views / 772 Replies  
In contrast, BDU (army) pants look good on 80-90% of frames.
Posted by subego, on Sep 21, 2022 at 04:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: conscription. Wiki claims all Russian... 5,687 Views / 121 Replies  
Re: conscription.

Wiki claims all Russian males serve one year. It’s two in the poke for dodging.
Posted by subego, on Sep 21, 2022 at 12:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Had it happen on my phone, and since I was next... 398 Views / 12 Replies  
Had it happen on my phone, and since I was next to my iMac I checked there. Same thing. No visible response from the server. Extra data point is I’m not logged in on my iMac.

So, not a problem...
Posted by subego, on Sep 21, 2022 at 01:49 AM, in Feedback
It’s already dropped 20¢ in places in the city,... 9,339 Views / 171 Replies  
It’s already dropped 20¢ in places in the city, but then the burbs were the exact same price. Didn’t bother filling up.
Posted by subego, on Sep 21, 2022 at 12:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds like mom jeans. 510,991 Views / 772 Replies  
Sounds like mom jeans.
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2022 at 11:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, there’s no illusions about the lack of dough... 425,821 Views / 1,121 Replies  
Oh, there’s no illusions about the lack of dough we’re rolling in. However, I am a little surprised that (allegedly) 460 streams this year on TikTok translates to less than a half-cent.

We had 160...
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2022 at 11:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can’t speak to your BIL, but I strongly object... 510,991 Views / 772 Replies  
I can’t speak to your BIL, but I strongly object to this characterization of Glenn.
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2022 at 04:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Today I learned we only get paid our 0.15¢ from... 425,821 Views / 1,121 Replies  
Today I learned we only get paid our 0.15¢ from TikTok when someone makes a new video with one of our songs. Plays get nothing.


As an aside, in 4 years we’ve made it ¾ of the way towards...
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2022 at 04:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I understood. I just found it amusing we were... 510,991 Views / 772 Replies  
I understood. I just found it amusing we were talking about being comfortable wearing something that’s really, really not. Bonus points for what “comfortable shoes” implies.

Should either Glenn or...
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2022 at 01:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
City is back up to $4.99⁹. 9,339 Views / 171 Replies  
City is back up to $4.99⁹.
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2022 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Think of what might of happened had his co-star... 5,687 Views / 121 Replies  
Think of what might of happened had his co-star been a chimpanzee.
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2022 at 12:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, umm… try on some 8” heels and get back to... 510,991 Views / 772 Replies  
Yeah, umm… try on some 8” heels and get back to me.
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2022 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WeatherBug was one of my original “killer apps”.... 425,821 Views / 1,121 Replies  
WeatherBug was one of my original “killer apps”. Got it in 2010. They have a station a few blocks away from where I live, so in hyperlocal terms, it’s the most accurate. That matters a lot here...
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2022 at 12:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Readability issues apparently not confined to... 425,821 Views / 1,121 Replies  
Readability issues apparently not confined to widgets.

https://imgur.com/hYjQwE6.jpg
Posted by subego, on Sep 19, 2022 at 09:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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