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It struck me, reading your post, how crucial this... 5,630 Views / 121 Replies  
It struck me, reading your post, how crucial this misjudgement may have been — and how easy to make.

You have a showman/comedian/tv star elected as president. Who on earth would expect him to...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 20, 2022 at 09:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It seems to have been his modus operandi since... 624 Views / 51 Replies  
It seems to have been his modus operandi since school days to let any obvious shenanigans and scams seem attributable to his buffoonish but pathetically likeable character.

Getting away with evil...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 18, 2022 at 09:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Flashlight has been on the lockscreen for years... 424,421 Views / 1,115 Replies  
Flashlight has been on the lockscreen for years (since at least iOS 12) now.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 17, 2022 at 11:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I see the possibility of a von-Stauffenberg... 5,630 Views / 121 Replies  
I see the possibility of a von-Stauffenberg scenario, where his generals might be plotting to remove him — not to undo the madness, but to decisively end it with more effective military strategy.
...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 15, 2022 at 12:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I reckon he'll die of old age before he's ever... 734 Views / 34 Replies  
I reckon he'll die of old age before he's ever forced to assume responsibility.

Though the NYC DA might get to fuck him over his real estate tax fraud, at least.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 8, 2022 at 10:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The "magic trick" is staying power. Remember that... 624 Views / 51 Replies  
The "magic trick" is staying power. Remember that Merkel spent a good decade (and longer) confronted with accusations of indecisiveness, at least domestically.

I remember her post-Fukushima...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 8, 2022 at 05:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Hah! We did one better: we reimbursed... 624 Views / 51 Replies  
Hah! We did one better: we reimbursed millionaires multiple times for taxes that they never even paid! (To the tune of more than 30 BILLION dollars in Germany alone)
...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 7, 2022 at 06:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
perhaps try to set up a different user? But it... 425 Views / 6 Replies  
perhaps try to set up a different user? But it really doesn't sound like a software issue — the secure enclave isn't software-controlled, anyway.

The machine is all up-to-date?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 7, 2022 at 12:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
File under: mistakes only made once in life. 424,421 Views / 1,115 Replies  
File under: mistakes only made once in life.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 6, 2022 at 01:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
AppleCare. There is no reason why it shouldn't be... 425 Views / 6 Replies  
AppleCare. There is no reason why it shouldn't be flawless. Fingerprint readers have worked fine on all Macs since 2016.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 6, 2022 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Settings —> General —> Info shows the model... 490 Views / 12 Replies  
Settings —> General —> Info shows the model name.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 4, 2022 at 10:58 AM, in iOS Apps
The 2014 iPhone 6 is limited to iOS 12, as is the... 490 Views / 12 Replies  
The 2014 iPhone 6 is limited to iOS 12, as is the iPhone 5s. Weird that the 6s jumps to supporting iOS15.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 2, 2022 at 05:53 AM, in iOS Apps
So you get why your "bad science" quibbles at the... 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
So you get why your "bad science" quibbles at the outset of this thread seemed comparatively ridiculous to me?

Don’t get me wrong — I’m all aboard with the "based on what we know, this is...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 26, 2022 at 07:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s not at all where the story is going. 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
That’s not at all where the story is going.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 26, 2022 at 07:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think I've read HMV. Fiasco, I think I... 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
I don't think I've read HMV. Fiasco, I think I did. But it's been a long, long time.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 23, 2022 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Absolutely. Lem is awesome. 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
Absolutely. Lem is awesome.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 23, 2022 at 11:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I found the difference startling, and refreshing. 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
I found the difference startling, and refreshing.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 21, 2022 at 07:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm talking about Season 4. 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
I'm talking about Season 4.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 21, 2022 at 06:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
She got *so* much better once the Network switch... 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
She got *so* much better once the Network switch allowed her to swear, and the writers really cut her loose. Loved that character.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 21, 2022 at 10:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Glad to hear nothing worse happened. Definitely... 424,421 Views / 1,115 Replies  
Glad to hear nothing worse happened. Definitely get your neck looked at for whiplash, though. That can take a while to manifest and takes some physical therapy to work out (I speak from experience). ...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 17, 2022 at 05:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I sincerely hope that’s illegal and ends those... 3,680 Views / 112 Replies  
I sincerely hope that’s illegal and ends those responsible up in jail.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 4, 2022 at 03:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You apparently haven't seen TNG episode "The... 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
You apparently haven't seen TNG episode "The Chase".
The whole premise is such utterly ludicrous pseudoscientific Trek bullshit ("starmap built into our, the Cardassians', and the Klingons' genetic...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 2, 2022 at 06:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah yes. Shields. The "Good Science". Star Trek... 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
Ah yes. Shields. The "Good Science". Star Trek certainly is full of it. ;)
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 2, 2022 at 04:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Let's put it this way: The actual plots of the... 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
Let's put it this way: The actual plots of the series haven't even really begun yet. :-)
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 2, 2022 at 08:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The whole actual premise of the series is so far... 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
The whole actual premise of the series is so far out — not to spoiler S2, we're talking mythical substances that have, er, magical properties — that I find it really amusing that people are...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 1, 2022 at 06:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow. I had to google that term, which sent me... 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
Wow. I had to google that term, which sent me down a rabbit hole of universal greeblies and Hasegawa Leopold gun kits.

Thanks!
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 30, 2022 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh wow, okay. It's not even really started yet. ... 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
Oh wow, okay. It's not even really started yet.

Enjoy!
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 30, 2022 at 07:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm pretty sure that this was explicitly covered... 5,480 Views / 226 Replies  
I'm pretty sure that this was explicitly covered where the woman crosses from one ship to another through vacuum.

So it's not so much "bad science" as, er…continuity issue?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 30, 2022 at 04:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, absolutely. I really despised how they... 5,177 Views / 32 Replies  
Yes, absolutely.

I really despised how they desperately shoehorned a story arc into the second half, despite the whole point of the original trilogy being that there wasn't one.

Or rather,...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 23, 2022 at 09:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep. The second half was mostly an '80s action... 5,177 Views / 32 Replies  
Yep. The second half was mostly an '80s action movie loosely based on the Dune characters. Think second half Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy movie. Yeah, it's kinda partly the story somewhere in...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 23, 2022 at 05:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
which is why I replied with... 5,177 Views / 32 Replies  
which is why I replied with "Entomopter".
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 22, 2022 at 12:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep. The word predates Herbert. 5,177 Views / 32 Replies  
Yep. The word predates Herbert.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 22, 2022 at 09:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Entomopter. The term "ornithopter" didn't... 5,177 Views / 32 Replies  
Entomopter.

The term "ornithopter" didn't originate with Herbert, btw. It described any flappy-winged mechanical flying thingum.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 21, 2022 at 06:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They're not a "neat idea"; they're in the fucking... 5,177 Views / 32 Replies  
They're not a "neat idea"; they're in the fucking books. ;)
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 21, 2022 at 06:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIW: ... 1,560 Views / 76 Replies  
FWIW:



https://arstechnica.com/cars/2022/07/the-usps-will-buy-a-lot-more-electric-next-gen-delivery-vans/
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 21, 2022 at 09:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This movie made me soooo happy. I gobbled... 5,177 Views / 32 Replies  
This movie made me soooo happy.

I gobbled up the books up to Chapterhouse as a kid, and this is the way I wanted the movie made. Can’t wait for the second half.

The Lynch movie is pretty...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 21, 2022 at 03:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, just saw her post earlier. Phew. 516,140 Views / 1,627 Replies  
Yeah, just saw her post earlier. Phew.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 11, 2022 at 05:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
WHAT!? 516,140 Views / 1,627 Replies  
WHAT!?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 10, 2022 at 05:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Never voted absentee in thirty years. But... 1,560 Views / 76 Replies  
Never voted absentee in thirty years.

But here, you're required to register your address with the authorities whenever you move, and when you do, everybody is automatically registered to vote....
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 10, 2022 at 01:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's not a split. It's a gradient. 1,560 Views / 76 Replies  
It's not a split. It's a gradient.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 8, 2022 at 06:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The „split“ isn’t 100% in the red areas and 100%... 1,560 Views / 76 Replies  
The „split“ isn’t 100% in the red areas and 100% in the blue areas.

It’s just the totally idiotic „winner takes all“ American view of politics that makes it look that way.

Almost every single...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 8, 2022 at 06:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I kinda love the irony that you’re constantly... 1,560 Views / 76 Replies  
I kinda love the irony that you’re constantly furthering the Republican agenda by harping on about this bullshit.

Hillary isn’t responsible for the past fifty years of Republicans‘ voter...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 8, 2022 at 04:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
We can tell from the pixels. 478,789 Views / 1,018 Replies  
We can tell from the pixels.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 7, 2022 at 07:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. JFC. 308,560 Views / 1,000 Replies  
Yes. JFC.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 6, 2022 at 05:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Or, as I read elsewhere: Those things you... 308,560 Views / 1,000 Replies  
Or, as I read elsewhere:

Those things you think those good Germans should have been doing more of in the early 1930's?

You need to be doing them NOW.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 6, 2022 at 05:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Tweets 45-51: 45/ As the highly respected... 308,560 Views / 1,000 Replies  
Tweets 45-51:

45/ As the highly respected conservative Judge J. Michael Luttig recently wrote:

46/ “Trump and the Republicans can only be stopped from stealing the 2024 election at this point...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 6, 2022 at 05:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Andi? You there? 516,140 Views / 1,627 Replies  
Andi? You there?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 6, 2022 at 12:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fall detection should make an emergency call... 2,594 Views / 17 Replies  
Fall detection should make an emergency call automatically.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 6, 2022 at 12:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Obviously. This is supported strongly by... 3,680 Views / 112 Replies  
Obviously.

This is supported strongly by all statistics.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 6, 2022 at 10:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
What a bizarre argument. That’s not „peaceful... 3,680 Views / 112 Replies  
What a bizarre argument. That’s not „peaceful protest“; that’s just tricking police into treating you as armed and dangerous, allowing you to pull the victim card when something happens and it turns...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jul 5, 2022 at 07:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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