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Well that wasn’t what I expected. Nor what... 314,993 Views / 697 Replies  
Well that wasn’t what I expected. Nor what anyone involved expected, I’ll wager…
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 27, 2021 at 10:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What? No “Happy Thanksgiving” Thread? 216 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, we’ll just see about that.

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. Even after the really [insert your own descriptive expletive here] year we’ve had, my wife and I have a lot to be grateful for.

I...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 25, 2021 at 02:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sadly, they nixed my legacy unlimited plan as... 290 Views / 10 Replies  
Sadly, they nixed my legacy unlimited plan as part of a ploy to “get me a discount” based on my employer - the USAF. I still get the discount, but not unlimited anything. Not that we ever use that...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 21, 2021 at 05:57 PM, in iOS Apps
Cell phone navigation is great when you have even... 274,414 Views / 730 Replies  
Cell phone navigation is great when you have even fair cell (with data) coverage. Poor or no coverage? It just won’t work.

If you have 3 bars of cell signal and LTE service, shouldn’t you expect...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 20, 2021 at 10:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well we had issues communicating today, but... 290 Views / 10 Replies  
Well we had issues communicating today, but probably not because of this.

We’re at the Texas Renaissance Festival. It’s a huge Ren Faire, possibly the largest in the US by area. Attendance stats...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 20, 2021 at 10:04 PM, in iOS Apps
Bluetooth is on for everything. Wi-Fi calling is... 290 Views / 10 Replies  
Bluetooth is on for everything. Wi-Fi calling is not.
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 19, 2021 at 06:16 PM, in iOS Apps
I don’t know if we’re just seeing delayed... 290 Views / 10 Replies  
I don’t know if we’re just seeing delayed notifications, or actually delayed messages. We’ll keep an eye on it to see.

Messaging my son’s non-Apple phone seems to go through - and trigger...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 19, 2021 at 02:40 PM, in iOS Apps
I remember the banner software too. My first... 1,795 Views / 69 Replies  
I remember the banner software too. My first printer was an Oki dot matrix beast that was equipped with tractor-feed sprockets. It was perfect for printing banners…except that I couldn’t afford the...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 18, 2021 at 02:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iMessages Go Through - After Long Delay 290 Views / 10 Replies  
My wife and I had this issue crop up on November 7 when we were at a “fun run” 5k event. Messages between us were delayed by about 15 minutes, even though we were within a few hundred meters of each...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 18, 2021 at 02:09 PM, in iOS Apps
I still have mine. Really. Bought it for our... 1,795 Views / 69 Replies  
I still have mine. Really. Bought it for our son when he started school. It is hard to beat an abacus for teaching basic arithmetic.
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 16, 2021 at 11:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The battery in my iPhone 5 swelled up enough to... 314,993 Views / 697 Replies  
The battery in my iPhone 5 swelled up enough to raise the back of the phone past the bezel, and that half-freaked the service guy. I think he was picturing the videos of those early vape pens just...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 13, 2021 at 05:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yesterday I swapped out the SSD in a Chromebook. ... 5,688 Views / 40 Replies  
Yesterday I swapped out the SSD in a Chromebook. I put in a much larger SSD so I could run Linux on it.

The task was anticlimactic at best. Take out about a dozen screws, gently release a...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 13, 2021 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn’t know that iPhones came with airbags…. ... 314,993 Views / 697 Replies  
I didn’t know that iPhones came with airbags…. Wow!
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 13, 2021 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s clearly a staged picture…. Way too neat. ... 1,795 Views / 69 Replies  
That’s clearly a staged picture…. Way too neat. ;). I should also compliment you on the laptop stand. My AirPort Extreme sits on a PVC stand to raise it over the steel shelving unit that the rest...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 10, 2021 at 01:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A close friend runs Information Security at a... 5,688 Views / 40 Replies  
A close friend runs Information Security at a local (big) university. When they do a “shred day”, they bring in a service that shreds hard drives. Not figuratively, either. Hard drive in, metal...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 9, 2021 at 10:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Congrats. Let’s hope buzz morphs into sales. :) 483 Views / 3 Replies  
Congrats. Let’s hope buzz morphs into sales. :)
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 7, 2021 at 07:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. I upgraded just because one app I need... 88,268 Views / 382 Replies  
Yeah. I upgraded just because one app I need will be updated, and won’t work with Mojave anymore.
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 6, 2021 at 06:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You’re not being pedantic. You’re “thinking”. ... 2,256 Views / 85 Replies  
You’re not being pedantic. You’re “thinking”. You see this as a contradiction because it is.

But I’ll bet you aren’t likely to buy a ton-and-a-half pickup truck “to turn on chicks” either.

My...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 5, 2021 at 06:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think there are a lot of people who think... 274,414 Views / 730 Replies  
I think there are a lot of people who think gambling online is as safe and reliable as gambling in person. Yeah, right. Sure it is.

Remember when using your phone as a flashlight required a...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 5, 2021 at 05:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m still just getting used to Big Sur on my 2015... 640 Views / 5 Replies  
I’m still just getting used to Big Sur on my 2015 MBP, so Monterey is going to have to wait.

I am interested in what Monterey brings that Big Sur doesn’t, but I’m also willing to let other people...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 5, 2021 at 05:47 PM, in macOS
Certain people look for an excuse to bail out of... 376,073 Views / 1,404 Replies  
Certain people look for an excuse to bail out of a marriage that is now “kinda complicated.” Cancer is that sort of complication.

It’s not very common with early stage breast cancer, compared...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 2, 2021 at 10:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The server is a Debian box that’s wired to the... 596 Views / 2 Replies  
The server is a Debian box that’s wired to the network, and Ping works.

I pretty much already had what the “dummies” book said I needed set up, except for the All Networks setting. That didn’t...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 2, 2021 at 09:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I feel that one pair of those eyes should be the... 2,256 Views / 85 Replies  
I feel that one pair of those eyes should be the actor’s.

Think of The Turning Point, an excellent ballet movie. The actors moved (on camera, anyway) the way dancers move. They didn’t make any...
Posted by ghporter, on Nov 1, 2021 at 02:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When Did Windows Start Caring About This? 596 Views / 2 Replies  
I cannot seem to get my Windows 10 laptop to even admit that there are other computers on my LAN, let alone share folders with them.

Apparently Windows won't share an Airport-connected disk...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 31, 2021 at 07:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I get that. And as long as EVERYBODY is doing... 2,256 Views / 85 Replies  
I get that. And as long as EVERYBODY is doing their job correctly and professionally, that can work.

However, if you're acting with a gun, you should be as familiar with it as an actor playing a...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 31, 2021 at 07:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The armorer isn’t the only one noting that their... 2,256 Views / 85 Replies  
The armorer isn’t the only one noting that their safety complaints were ignored. I agree that getting Baldwin to participate in checking that gun would not have prevented this from happening.

One...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 29, 2021 at 06:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And I, you’re talking logic. Florida’s governor... 376,073 Views / 1,404 Replies  
And I, you’re talking logic. Florida’s governor needs to be (aside from “committed to a mental institution”) forced to do the right thing. Dock ALL federal funding of anything in Florida, and...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 29, 2021 at 11:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I need to emphasize something Oreo alluded to. ... 2,256 Views / 85 Replies  
I need to emphasize something Oreo alluded to. In any investigation of “what went wrong,” the emphasis MUST be on finding not “who is to blame,” but “what part of the process failed.”

Finding...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 29, 2021 at 11:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m sorry to say that this incident is all about... 2,256 Views / 85 Replies  
I’m sorry to say that this incident is all about delegation of responsibility, without ensuring the people who handled guns on the set actually knew their donkey from an excavation.

If anyone is...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 28, 2021 at 07:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You’re right. As in the video I posted, with a... 2,256 Views / 85 Replies  
You’re right. As in the video I posted, with a “cowboy revolver” you have to do a bit more. But this whole thing about having people who are completely ignorant about guns “acting like” they handle...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 27, 2021 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep. But there are some dodges for that. ... 2,256 Views / 85 Replies  
Yep. But there are some dodges for that. Dummies that look right from the front, but are CLEARLY not ammunition. No picture at the moment, but this is one of those thing you could get away with a...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 26, 2021 at 09:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow. I’m jealous - as much of the space she has... 634 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow. I’m jealous - as much of the space she has to work in as the boxes. :)
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 26, 2021 at 09:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A single action “old west” style revolver... 2,256 Views / 85 Replies  
A single action “old west” style revolver requires pulling the hammer back to the “half cock” position, then opening the loading gate (a part that swings open to reveal part of the cylinder). At...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 26, 2021 at 01:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Kurt Russel destroyed an antique guitar on the... 2,256 Views / 85 Replies  
Kurt Russel destroyed an antique guitar on the set of The Hateful Eight because he was apparently too “into” the scene. And antique firearms can be just as priceless as musical instruments. ...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 26, 2021 at 10:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well this morning I felt fine, and the day has... 376,073 Views / 1,404 Replies  
Well this morning I felt fine, and the day has been fine too. I guess I managed the booster OK.
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 24, 2021 at 06:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So far I just feel a little blah. By this time... 376,073 Views / 1,404 Replies  
So far I just feel a little blah. By this time after shot #2, I had a fever and mild chills. So far, so good, I guess.
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 23, 2021 at 10:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I got my Pfizer booster today, after my doctor... 376,073 Views / 1,404 Replies  
I got my Pfizer booster today, after my doctor advised going for it. My wife got hers Tuesday and felt crappy Wednesday. She was better enough to work yesterday, but she's still a bit more tired...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 22, 2021 at 05:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My wife has that "no alert" thing happens... 4,011 Views / 90 Replies  
My wife has that "no alert" thing happens sometimes with her iPhone 8; usually it's a text from our son that she misses. Sometimes his text "info" has "Hide Alerts" selected. Out of nowhere, and...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 22, 2021 at 05:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, many blanks have some sort of wadding, but... 2,256 Views / 85 Replies  
Yes, many blanks have some sort of wadding, but it really doesn’t even take anything solid to cause a fatal wound if the gun is close enough, or the blank is powerful enough.

However, the whole...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 22, 2021 at 04:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Grill or griddle, that makes any bread product... 5,688 Views / 40 Replies  
Grill or griddle, that makes any bread product crispier. And it adds a different flavor if you use a good old fashioned cast iron griddle. Yum!
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 21, 2021 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There are several ways to avoid broken RJ45... 962 Views / 14 Replies  
There are several ways to avoid broken RJ45 latches.

High quality, pre-made cables might look like this:
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Posted by ghporter, on Oct 20, 2021 at 05:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a gigabit switch for a similar purpose (... 962 Views / 14 Replies  
I have a gigabit switch for a similar purpose ( https://www.tp-link.com/us/home-networking/8-port-switch/tl-sg1008d/). It’s a “dumb” switch, so there’s no management - and unless you’re worried that...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 19, 2021 at 05:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Resume? Yes. But expect it to take more time... 1,459 Views / 6 Replies  
Resume? Yes. But expect it to take more time after resuming to verify previous, restart, etc.
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 19, 2021 at 04:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I’ll also throw this out there: the concept of a... 376,073 Views / 1,404 Replies  
I’ll also throw this out there: the concept of a “wasted” organ. Say Joe Maga manages to get his sister’s kidney because she (at least in that family) is a good human being. Joe isn’t vaccinated,...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 18, 2021 at 07:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I wouldn’t bother with McAfee. It is super... 925 Views / 2 Replies  
I wouldn’t bother with McAfee. It is super intrusive in Win10, and I doubt it would be much better on MacOS, free or not.
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 18, 2021 at 06:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Why? Texture, possible flavor issues? Serious... 5,688 Views / 40 Replies  
Why? Texture, possible flavor issues? Serious question.
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 17, 2021 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There’s no flavor other than chocolate. I... 5,688 Views / 40 Replies  
There’s no flavor other than chocolate. I personally like chick peas, so I’d notice that. Not there. Just yum. Here’s the product.. Apparently Sabra has a similar product that is similarly made...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 17, 2021 at 01:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's sweet, in a way. And perhaps it's a... 376,073 Views / 1,404 Replies  
That's sweet, in a way. And perhaps it's a matter of "screw it, we're not doing this outdoors at our age."

Is it "after Thanksgiving dinner" or just after the holiday? It might be worse one...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 16, 2021 at 06:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My car's Garmin nav took me to a place once... 5,688 Views / 40 Replies  
My car's Garmin nav took me to a place once through the least direct, least obvious route available. The next time, it saw me turn off its recommended route and recalculated - to give me a direct...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 16, 2021 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Typically active drinkers are excluded from... 376,073 Views / 1,404 Replies  
Typically active drinkers are excluded from either liver or kidney lists. One protocol I read required proof of abstinence for 90 days - by regular blood tests, like methadone programs. Basically...
Posted by ghporter, on Oct 16, 2021 at 11:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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