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Desktop use here. Google throws a "new device"... 255,579 Views / 696 Replies  
Desktop use here. Google throws a "new device" warning every time Firefox does a point update. Same if the OS version increments.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 16, 2021 at 02:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I chose to be selective about what links I posted... 1,349,510 Views / 3,040 Replies  
I chose to be selective about what links I posted or alluded to, for the world to see.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 15, 2021 at 12:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bring your own IV stand next time. With your... 255,579 Views / 696 Replies  
Bring your own IV stand next time. With your nameplate on it.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 15, 2021 at 12:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pharmacy in Indiana makes a mistake... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
Pharmacy in Indiana makes a mistake (https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/13/us/parents-say-walgreens-mistake-covid-vaccine/index.html).

Some potentially-serious symptoms continue a week after the mistake....
Posted by reader50, on Oct 14, 2021 at 09:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
When I checked Kmart for men's t-shirts... 1,349,510 Views / 3,040 Replies  
When I checked Kmart for men's t-shirts (https://www.kmart.com/clothing-men-s-clothing-men-s-underwear-undershirts-men-s-undershirts/b-5001304), about 1 in 4 were modeled (including models shown on...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 14, 2021 at 07:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The pink ATV. A hint the algorithm believes a... 1,349,510 Views / 3,040 Replies  
The pink ATV. A hint the algorithm believes a woman is on the line, at least part of the time. The scantily clad models probably work for both types of viewer.

They may not have necessarily linked...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 14, 2021 at 12:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How boring - sounds like many drug labels. ... 255,579 Views / 696 Replies  
How boring - sounds like many drug labels.

"Take one capsule by mouth three times daily. Continue no more than one week after all taken."

I know doctors can have fun with advice. After all,...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 14, 2021 at 12:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I suppose Hebrew is possible - it also uses a lot... 255,579 Views / 696 Replies  
I suppose Hebrew is possible - it also uses a lot of extra dots. But when I did google image searches for writing samples of each, it does look like Arabic. I could match up some symbols.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 12, 2021 at 09:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not acting can often be shown to do harm. ie -... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
Not acting can often be shown to do harm. ie - when you do not respond to those offers to "feed starving children in Africa" you are doing harm. Based on typical junk mail loads, I imagine you have...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 12, 2021 at 06:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I flipped the image horizontally, to see if... 255,579 Views / 696 Replies  
I flipped the image horizontally, to see if someone had written backwards as a joke. No dice.

Is there a reason why they wrote your prescription in Arabic?
Posted by reader50, on Oct 12, 2021 at 05:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If the hospital and surgical team are OK with the... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
If the hospital and surgical team are OK with the risks, the above scenario is fine with me. However, this sounds like an elective surgery (even if Johnny dies without it) and I think the hospital...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 12, 2021 at 05:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You're discounting the risk to the hospital staff... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
You're discounting the risk to the hospital staff (including the surgical team), and especially risk to other patients in the hospital.

Doing a procedure on a vaccinated individual who tests...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 12, 2021 at 12:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Another thought. Use a light and magnifying glass... 594 Views / 5 Replies  
Another thought. Use a light and magnifying glass on your USB ports. See if there's any foreign substance shorting across two traces. Might be worth examining the logic board too, for liquid stains...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 7, 2021 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Shared IP address for the home, and the wife has... 1,349,510 Views / 3,040 Replies  
Shared IP address for the home, and the wife has been looking at clothes?
Posted by reader50, on Oct 7, 2021 at 11:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Some internal components are on the USB.... 594 Views / 5 Replies  
Some internal components are on the USB. Keyboard, trackpad, camera, perhaps even the microphone. Have any of those stopped working?

Check your USB tree in System Profiler, see if it can narrow...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 6, 2021 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps she joined, thinking she could help fix... 1,349,510 Views / 3,040 Replies  
Perhaps she joined, thinking she could help fix the problems.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 4, 2021 at 06:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bad ISPs sometimes added their own ads to web... 12,370 Views / 13 Replies  
Bad ISPs sometimes added their own ads to web pages, but that would have stopped when everyone moved to https. It's no longer possible to modify page content in transit. Though they could slow down a...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 4, 2021 at 04:47 PM, in Feedback
Loading fine here. Server load figures look... 12,370 Views / 13 Replies  
Loading fine here. Server load figures look normal.

Sigs and posted images are the usual suspects. Including any tracking dots (1x1 pixels) placed in spammer posts.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 4, 2021 at 04:03 PM, in Feedback
From your specs, I believe you have a Mac Pro 3,1... 690 Views / 6 Replies  
From your specs, I believe you have a Mac Pro 3,1 (early 2008) with dual 2.8 GHz.

While Apple only supports it through El Capitan, later OSs can unofficially be installed. Preferably on a separate...
Posted by reader50, on Oct 3, 2021 at 05:36 PM, in macOS
You can have her if it were up to me. It seems... 486 Views / 5 Replies  
You can have her if it were up to me. It seems she wasn't even drunk. Careless manslaughter, followed by fleeing the scene country of the crime. Hit and run.
Posted by reader50, on Oct 2, 2021 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I always knew the Client was a stand-up type of... 8,474 Views / 15 Replies  
I always knew the Client was a stand-up type of person.
Posted by reader50, on Sep 30, 2021 at 04:02 AM, in Gaming
Some news video was more specific as to the... 190,422 Views / 468 Replies  
Some news video was more specific as to the location. Noisy neighbor:

2001 Jassamine Court, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

You can load it via Google Earth and Street View - the house matches the one...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 29, 2021 at 04:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
OK, this is a bit different... 190,422 Views / 468 Replies  
OK, this is a bit different (https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/29/us/virginia-beach-family-neighbor-recordings/index.html). For starters the cops are on the right side this time.

Summary: a Black family...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 29, 2021 at 01:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Looks like a Star Trek top, from the movies II -... 1,349,510 Views / 3,040 Replies  
Looks like a Star Trek top, from the movies II - VI, only in black instead of red.

Agree on the tie. Tunic or tie, not both.

Edit: I misremembered. ST uniforms use a corner shoulder clasp...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 23, 2021 at 11:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Further details... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
Further details (https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/23/americas/covid-vaccine-assault-nurse-canada-trnd/index.html) on the nurse punching.

There is no security footage, only multiple witness...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 23, 2021 at 03:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well whoop-de-doo. Wives are property - they... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
Well whoop-de-doo. Wives are property - they can't get a vaccine unless husband OKs it (https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/sep/22/canada-man-allegedly-punched-nurse-for-vaccinating-his-wife).
...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 22, 2021 at 02:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If you live in Charlotte, North Carolina, you may... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
If you live in Charlotte, North Carolina, you may have seen the black truck driving around near the football stadium. Telling people "Don't get vaccinated". Apparently by the Wilmore Funeral Home.
...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 22, 2021 at 12:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The countdown is guaranteed time. After that, it... 255,579 Views / 696 Replies  
The countdown is guaranteed time. After that, it may switch at any time. Depending on traffic arriving on the side street. Push the button (assuming there is one) for more guaranteed pedestrian time.
Posted by reader50, on Sep 21, 2021 at 04:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The ducky inside appears to be the cause. Though... 296,078 Views / 680 Replies  
The ducky inside appears to be the cause. Though the mechanism isn't clear.
Posted by reader50, on Sep 21, 2021 at 01:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Boot from a USB drive. Check specs, wipe &... 890 Views / 3 Replies  
Boot from a USB drive. Check specs, wipe & reinstall, etc.
Posted by reader50, on Sep 20, 2021 at 11:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
^^^ Post-credits scene. Revealing the new masters... 80,636 Views / 371 Replies  
^^^ Post-credits scene. Revealing the new masters of the world.
Posted by reader50, on Sep 19, 2021 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Suggest a little more detail on complaints. I... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
Suggest a little more detail on complaints. I read your statement as:

Rob doesn't like Cat Power, and thinks her fans are F. idiots.
Posted by reader50, on Sep 15, 2021 at 07:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Just filled up. $4.20 a gallon here. And I keep... 3,470 Views / 91 Replies  
Just filled up. $4.20 a gallon here. And I keep seeing more Teslas on the road. They used to be a rarity. Now, I see multiple Teslas during most local trips.

Would love to have one. Then I too...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 13, 2021 at 06:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Keystone pipeline... 3,470 Views / 91 Replies  
The Keystone pipeline (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keystone_Pipeline) is already operational. What got cancelled was an extension / shortcut.
(emphasis added)
It appears we were already...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 11, 2021 at 11:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Had something similar happen with a different... 255,579 Views / 696 Replies  
Had something similar happen with a different touchscreen device: my trusty old Garmin GPS in the car.

The suction cup came loose, so I set it (face-down) on the passenger seat. Then didn't get...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 10, 2021 at 11:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's too far in my opinion. He might have said... 3,470 Views / 91 Replies  
That's too far in my opinion. He might have said something else, yes.

But you do have to speak back to stupidity. Otherwise it becomes accepted as the new normal.
Posted by reader50, on Sep 9, 2021 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I eventually caught up on Lucifer S5. Good thing,... 105,933 Views / 393 Replies  
I eventually caught up on Lucifer S5. Good thing, as S6 is due this Friday. Quality has not slipped.
Posted by reader50, on Sep 7, 2021 at 06:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That is my understanding as well (doctors can... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
That is my understanding as well (doctors can prescribe for off-label use). I don't feel knowledgeable enough about the ins and outs. Perhaps the problem is that no drugs have been approved (yet) for...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 4, 2021 at 01:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Do they realize they've serviced it before? Or... 255,579 Views / 696 Replies  
Do they realize they've serviced it before? Or has the staff all turned over.

Even if you don't have a picture showing it being serviced, you may have receipts. And your van will appear in their...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 4, 2021 at 01:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
... because the FDA decides what drugs can be... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
... because the FDA decides what drugs can be used in the USA, and for what purpose, while the NIH handles research? ie - FDA decisions carry the force of law, while NIH recommendations (along with...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 4, 2021 at 12:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The FDA does not recommend Ivermectin for COVID... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
The FDA does not recommend Ivermectin for COVID treatment at this time. If you ignore regulatory authorities, going with anything that hasn't been ruled out -- then you have a free-for-all. And since...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 3, 2021 at 09:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I suppose it's possible they'd never compared... 255,579 Views / 696 Replies  
I suppose it's possible they'd never compared vehicle weight to rated lift capacity. Or someone thinks your van put on a lot of weight.

Or maybe you just got unlucky, and spoke to the new guy.
Posted by reader50, on Sep 3, 2021 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple may (or may not) be giving ground... 3,270 Views / 62 Replies  
Apple may (or may not) be giving ground (https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/09/apple-promises-to-change-iphone-photo-scanning-plans-to-address-criticisms/) to all the criticism.
...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 3, 2021 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So if I ask the doc for OxyContin, and the CDC... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
So if I ask the doc for OxyContin, and the CDC hasn't ruled it out for Covid ... the doc should give me the prescription? Um, you know, to prevent catching Covid.

And since proper dosage hasn't...
Posted by reader50, on Sep 3, 2021 at 01:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I dislike how we handled the pullout, and... 1,349,510 Views / 3,040 Replies  
I dislike how we handled the pullout, and intensely dislike the Taliban winning the country. That being said ...

We fought our longest war there, spending perhaps $2 trillion on it. All borrowed....
Posted by reader50, on Aug 24, 2021 at 10:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is dangerously close to: Other companies do... 3,270 Views / 62 Replies  
This is dangerously close to: Other companies do it, so we should concede this part of our privacy. ie - once at least two parties do something, we retreat. That approach will leave nothing private...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 21, 2021 at 10:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hadn't thought of it this way, but it's true.... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
I hadn't thought of it this way, but it's true. If everyone had followed the science, Covid would have been quarantined out of existence in a few months. Before any vaccines were finished, much like...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 21, 2021 at 01:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
90+ organizations dedicated to civil rights,... 3,270 Views / 62 Replies  
90+ organizations dedicated to civil rights, digital rights, and human rights have sent Apple...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 19, 2021 at 03:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A school district in Texas has found a loophole.... 353,060 Views / 1,334 Replies  
A school district in Texas has found a loophole. They're requiring (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/aug/18/texas-school-district-requires-masks-loophole-greg-abbott-order) all kids and staff...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 18, 2021 at 12:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I ran into a neighbor like that. She tried to... 3,470 Views / 91 Replies  
I ran into a neighbor like that. She tried to tell me Trump was THE BEST president we've ever had. He must have done more for us than Lincoln, Washington, and FDR in WWII. I'd thought she was smarter...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 17, 2021 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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