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I hope that was a crash test dummy. 94,621 Views / 542 Replies  
I hope that was a crash test dummy.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Yesterday at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: While better than nothing, a temperature check at... 1,214 Views / 35 Replies  
While better than nothing, a temperature check at the door can't tell if you're asymptomatic.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Yesterday at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm down to using the instant ice tea mix from... 8,799 Views / 100 Replies  
I'm down to using the instant ice tea mix from the back of the cupboard. :brrr:
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 7, 2020 at 01:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1) eye fatigue, 2) battery life 3) not... 153,340 Views / 629 Replies  
1) eye fatigue,
2) battery life
3) not keeping other people up with bright screens
4) messing with html email developers heads (apple: Hey, there's a standard query to follow. Microsoft: nah,...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 7, 2020 at 01:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
People need to believe in the ****ing idiots,... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
People need to believe in the ****ing idiots, else realize how truly ****ed they are. I see the same thing on facebook for trumpers: Rational person: this is not great! Trumper: 4 more years...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 7, 2020 at 12:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And now wearing masks is mandated. Sigh. 38,429 Views / 292 Replies  
And now wearing masks is mandated. Sigh.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 7, 2020 at 12:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I wasted so many arrows on some kind of fire... 2,890 Views / 29 Replies  
I wasted so many arrows on some kind of fire sprite. %^&er.

I think we decided against Animal Crossing. Splatoon or other multiplayer games might be next.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 6, 2020 at 05:00 PM, in Gaming
That's a ton! No need to chase after every one... 2,890 Views / 29 Replies  
That's a ton! No need to chase after every one you shoot! (or dance just out of range of goblins trying to hit you with arrows just to get their arrows).
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 5, 2020 at 11:25 PM, in Gaming
Being able to teleport to villages with stores... 2,890 Views / 29 Replies  
Being able to teleport to villages with stores does help. And I've chosen to avoid more monsters when possible. I do delight in rolling a bomb into camp though.

Speaking of throwing the rules out...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 5, 2020 at 03:26 PM, in Gaming
I read a twitter thread by an engineer who said... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
I read a twitter thread by an engineer who said people saw the towers go up, and started complaining about headaches... before they were even turned on.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 4, 2020 at 01:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In the holder. didn't even occur to me to try one... 2,890 Views / 29 Replies  
In the holder. didn't even occur to me to try one in each hand!

My early attempts to kill the stone giant with bombs were somewhat promising, but too slow. I was able to blast it's arms off but...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 3, 2020 at 09:01 AM, in Gaming
We shut off the tilt sensing since it seemed very... 2,890 Views / 29 Replies  
We shut off the tilt sensing since it seemed very fussy. Now what I do to aim is walk.

If you are right about combat being meaningless, then we can just avoid it all.. except I think at some...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 2, 2020 at 07:52 AM, in Gaming
I felt guilty enough at home depot getting stuff... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
I felt guilty enough at home depot getting stuff for small repairs and yard stuff (not exactly emergency supplies) but can't imagine crafting supplies as essential. Then again, does HL sell cloth to...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 2, 2020 at 07:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I am hoping to watch soon; there is the free... 423 Views / 7 Replies  
I am hoping to watch soon; there is the free preview but I wanted the kids to see TNG first. They are more star wars kids and aren't that keen. Perhaps TOS was a mistake... we never even got as far...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 1, 2020 at 07:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
last weekend I ventured out. Home depot... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
last weekend I ventured out.

Home depot near me had a corded off line to get in, socially distant spacing between people in line, people wiping down carts, and we were only allowed so many in at...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Apr 1, 2020 at 07:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There's a lot to like about BotW. However,... 2,890 Views / 29 Replies  
There's a lot to like about BotW. However, comparing it to another game I love, Horizon Zero Dawn, a few things are annoying:

weapons: breakage in the middle of a fight isn't cool. Finding the...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 31, 2020 at 12:12 PM, in Gaming
that last part is pretty tricky, Dick. 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
that last part is pretty tricky, Dick.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 30, 2020 at 02:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
given a large portion of people* ignoring it are... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
given a large portion of people* ignoring it are trumpites, i doubt trump is going to have the military enforce church closings etc.

*based on news reports, facebook comments from around the...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 27, 2020 at 01:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, just the usual 3am stomachache/insomnia... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
Oh, just the usual 3am stomachache/insomnia combo. I tried to make the best of it by doing some coding while I was up. Ended up watching tv (fun tv not the news) and fell asleep around 5:30 to the...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 26, 2020 at 07:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Transcription of a call yesterday: Mom: It's... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
Transcription of a call yesterday:
Mom: It's so quiet out... I didn't see anyone on my way to the hairdresser!
me: Mom, what? You went to the hairdresser?
Mom: Yes, I really needed it.
me:...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 26, 2020 at 09:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Good morning. 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
Good morning.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 26, 2020 at 04:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
People are sewing masks at home and making them... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
People are sewing masks at home and making them out of handkerchiefs, because that is better than nothing and the hospitals are grateful.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 25, 2020 at 06:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
nice! I have not baked anything desserty lately. 4,824 Views / 42 Replies  
nice! I have not baked anything desserty lately.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 25, 2020 at 10:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Many are glomming onto this article (letter to... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
Many are glomming onto this article (letter to the editor actually) relating the relative time the virus lasts on materials. It's by no means extensive, but somewhat reassuring to know that the...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 24, 2020 at 07:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Older kid had that on DS, I think? 2,890 Views / 29 Replies  
Older kid had that on DS, I think?
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 21, 2020 at 03:25 PM, in Gaming
Poll: If there's no one in the victorian but you, or... 1,214 Views / 35 Replies  
If there's no one in the victorian but you, or another worker in the other room, why not work? There were more people in costco tonight. It was like a weird parade where everyone silently made way....
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 20, 2020 at 08:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe tomorrow I will start BoW myself. I've... 2,890 Views / 29 Replies  
Maybe tomorrow I will start BoW myself. I've mostly watched the kid play. Not as exciting as Horizon Zero Dawn, but fun.

Watching the kid play luigi's mansion is not that interesting... too easy...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 20, 2020 at 03:59 PM, in Gaming
Poll: We started optionally working from home last... 1,214 Views / 35 Replies  
We started optionally working from home last week. I had a lingering cold and was told to stay home. This week unless you are essential (read: security, janitorial, mail, printing?) you are being...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 19, 2020 at 04:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed... we picked up Luigi's Mansion for... 2,890 Views / 29 Replies  
Agreed...

we picked up Luigi's Mansion for the pandemic home time, and borrowed mario kart for a while. Mario kart is just better than all other racing games. We have some for PS4 that are just...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 17, 2020 at 01:26 PM, in Gaming
aside from how they work, if they work at all it... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
aside from how they work, if they work at all it is more important that health care workers have them, because if health care workers get sick, we are all screwed.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 16, 2020 at 07:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have my complete name @gmail.com, but have... 2,000 Views / 10 Replies  
I have my complete name @gmail.com, but have never used it. I registered just to camp it. Wonder if it's been rereleased to the wild...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 16, 2020 at 04:40 PM, in Networking
school closed until april. Work also. 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
school closed until april. Work also.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 16, 2020 at 02:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
+10 points for "sitting on multi-month supply" ... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
+10 points for "sitting on multi-month supply"

At least it doesn't go bad.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 14, 2020 at 08:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Use the sears catalog like your grandparents did. 153,340 Views / 629 Replies  
Use the sears catalog like your grandparents did.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 13, 2020 at 11:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The people who will remain on the frontlines, the... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
The people who will remain on the frontlines, the grocery clerks, hospital staff, and restaurant staff (people still get takeout)... we must give them credit.

schools closed for 2 weeks. Job is...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 13, 2020 at 10:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
who owns the company who would make an american... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
who owns the company who would make an american test kit? :err:
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 12, 2020 at 12:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
^ ^ :applause: There may be more... 3,307 Views / 66 Replies  
^
^
:applause:

There may be more left-leaning outlets, but they are hindered by a) journalistic integrity, and b) not yelling as loud.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 12, 2020 at 12:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
We get the costco variety pack. The plain/salt... 153,340 Views / 629 Replies  
We get the costco variety pack. The plain/salt ones are too close to styrofoam for me, but husband likes them. I can deal with cheese powder but prefer the kettle. Kids would eat doritos every day...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 12, 2020 at 12:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
People are now so desperate even the vegetable... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
People are now so desperate even the vegetable aisles are wiped out.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 12, 2020 at 11:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
We quite like popcorners. Kettle and cheese. 153,340 Views / 629 Replies  
We quite like popcorners. Kettle and cheese.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 11, 2020 at 07:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hear maine still has no cases, so as long as... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
I hear maine still has no cases, so as long as they patrol the southern border they should be fine, right?! ;)
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 11, 2020 at 06:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yup. My work is currently encouraging... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
Yup.

My work is currently encouraging everyone work from home, but after 1pm meeting will likely require it. MA declared a state of emergency yesterday after the biogen conference attendees have...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 11, 2020 at 11:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
world map: ... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
world map:

https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 10, 2020 at 02:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
you don't need to change any password to use... 1,938 Views / 4 Replies  
you don't need to change any password to use 1password, unless you want the supersecure $%^&*(lkq2*&291 type of password. If you are logged in (via browser extension) and then log into an account, it...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 10, 2020 at 11:29 AM, in Applications
Our schools have cancelled a large concert event.... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
Our schools have cancelled a large concert event. There are no cases in our town, but we are surrounded by towns with people who went to the Biogen conference in Boston and got infected so...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 10, 2020 at 07:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
We don't even have an accurate infection rate... 6,396 Views / 301 Replies  
We don't even have an accurate infection rate because we haven't been testing. And because we haven't been testing, people are going about their business infecting others.

The only reason not to...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 9, 2020 at 09:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
"Oh no the text from the article is leaking into... 28,322 Views / 301 Replies  
"Oh no the text from the article is leaking into the headline! "

I think he's gone over the edge boys. Moral lesson: don't typeset drunk.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 7, 2020 at 12:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gabbard? Lol. She still hasn't dropped out even... 3,307 Views / 66 Replies  
Gabbard? Lol. She still hasn't dropped out even though her percentage was lower than Pete, Amy, Liz, or Tom Steyer. Not even sure where she falls on the D spectrum, not left, not centrist.

Warren...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 6, 2020 at 09:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The fork. 766 Views / 12 Replies  
The fork.
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 6, 2020 at 06:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's... an interesting generalization. I think... 3,307 Views / 66 Replies  
That's... an interesting generalization. I think you just basically described college guys, which may well be true for some of them, but not all, and not the large number of 30-60yo liberals. You...
Posted by andi*pandi, on Mar 6, 2020 at 05:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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