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I got the Switch version based on everyone raving... 19,995 Views / 94 Replies  
I got the Switch version based on everyone raving about it, and played for an hour or two.

I can tell it’s very good, but the janky graphics killed it for me.
Posted by subego, on Today at 07:07 AM, in Gaming
Yeah. Been in use for decades. Friday and... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
Yeah. Been in use for decades.

Friday and Saturday’s haul. Mostly aughties.

https://imgur.com/D3lxcq1.jpg
Posted by subego, on Today at 06:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here are the general purpose lithium-ion “best... 2,029 Views / 6 Replies  
Here are the general purpose lithium-ion “best practices” I got about 6 or 7 years ago.



It’s bad to let them get to zero.

It’s bad to keep them plugged in all the time.

So, let a battery...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Third grind. Bumped it down to 22. Much better. I... 58,288 Views / 223 Replies  
Third grind. Bumped it down to 22. Much better. I was worried there for a second.



Edit: and I guess that answers the blade grinder question. Pretty small alterations in grind cause some...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ow, my arm. 221,033 Views / 985 Replies  
Ow, my arm.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 08:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Ironically, I’ve been told getting shitfaced... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
Ironically, I’ve been told getting shitfaced isn’t the worst cure for a period, and it’s also been known to lead to pregnancy.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 05:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ll remember that! It isn’t that big of a... 58,288 Views / 223 Replies  
I’ll remember that!

It isn’t that big of a deal, though. I should have added NBD to that, too. :)

How often did you clean yours?



Edit: second grind I used less, and went a little...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’d call this a “drug with a reputation”. 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
I’d call this a “drug with a reputation”.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/odg7yJq.jpg 1905. I... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
https://imgur.com/odg7yJq.jpg

1905.

I should be horrified by this, and I am, but whoever wrote this kinda knocked it out of the park.
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 06:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Since they offered me a choice, it kinda set off... 221,033 Views / 985 Replies  
Since they offered me a choice, it kinda set off my bullshit detectors. If there was any real possibility of a problem they would have suggested I stay, and given reasons.

That’s how it goes when...
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 05:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Football data visualization from 1909. ... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
Football data visualization from 1909.

https://imgur.com/lBrMfB9.jpg
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 04:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That ad is just red flags all over the place. ... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
That ad is just red flags all over the place.

Which might be why I picked it. :)




If I need to present as tucked, it’s a suit or bust. My only other pants are jeans.
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 04:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Interesting. I wonder what happens to people. 221,033 Views / 985 Replies  
Interesting. I wonder what happens to people.
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 03:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Just got my second. Two weeks left in the hole. ... 221,033 Views / 985 Replies  
Just got my second. Two weeks left in the hole.

This time, they directed me to a place to wait for 15 minutes afterwards, but said I could leave immediately if I wanted. I wonder if that’s a...
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 02:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You can see a lot of those in the panorama on the... 311,497 Views / 684 Replies  
You can see a lot of those in the panorama on the right.

Chicago’s even a step down from that. Most signs are flat against the building.
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 06:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My solution is to keep my shirt untucked. :) ... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
My solution is to keep my shirt untucked. :)

Though my shirts are also extra long so I’m still draped when bending over (Duluth Trading clothes FTW... they used to call the shirts I wear “no...
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 06:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Did the first grind! Something is definitely... 58,288 Views / 223 Replies  
Did the first grind!

Something is definitely off. Came out too strong. I think I put in too much.

It is loud, but I live alone, so NBD.

It’s slower than I imagined it’d be. Took about a...
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 06:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yesterday’s haul. It’s getting tougher. I’ve... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
Yesterday’s haul. It’s getting tougher. I’ve moved back into the teens. Clean-up on the Parker Pen ad took forever.

https://imgur.com/rS3BLhk.jpg
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 05:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thought someone might find the relative grinds... 58,288 Views / 223 Replies  
Thought someone might find the relative grinds (from fine to coarse) interesting.

https://imgur.com/sGFXkYI.jpg
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 05:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That makes sense, but then Japan seems to... 311,497 Views / 684 Replies  
That makes sense, but then Japan seems to triple-down on overhanging signage.

Here in Chicago they have so many regulations for overhanging signs they’ve become rare-ish. Probably best for safety,...
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 05:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Jammie Dodgers. Veronas have better fruit... 59,881 Views / 140 Replies  
Jammie Dodgers.

Veronas have better fruit caulk.
Posted by subego, on May 7, 2021 at 04:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
HAL, open the pod bay doors... of your mind. 311,497 Views / 684 Replies  
HAL, open the pod bay doors... of your mind.
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2021 at 01:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think “garter straps” is the magic phrase. 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
I think “garter straps” is the magic phrase.
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2021 at 11:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess what I’m getting at is we come up with... 311,497 Views / 684 Replies  
I guess what I’m getting at is we come up with these shorthand identifiers for a decade, and what we picked for the 60s was flower power shit.

This actually segues into one of my pet theories,...
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2021 at 10:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry. Should have been way more specific. ... 311,497 Views / 684 Replies  
Sorry. Should have been way more specific.


This...

https://imgur.com/7XRgsaC.jpg

But without the balconies or the recessed parts. Basically, a featureless block with windows.
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2021 at 09:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yessir! For socks. No elastic yet to keep them... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
Yessir! For socks. No elastic yet to keep them up, so you wore garters which used your calf to keep them up.

Men still wear garters. They clip between your shirt and socks, and keep your shirt...
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2021 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
About a month out from the 1929 crash. ... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
About a month out from the 1929 crash.

https://imgur.com/W2OtE5J.jpg
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2021 at 07:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This coke ad is a way-out-there design... ... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
This coke ad is a way-out-there design...

https://imgur.com/UTei7wH.jpg


I’m going to use the main part of it, but I think if I used it as is, no one would buy that as an actual period ad....
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2021 at 04:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, paging Oreo and Spheric... What’s the... 311,497 Views / 684 Replies  
Also, paging Oreo and Spheric...

What’s the deal with this type of Japanese architecture? Is it post-war reconstruction? There seems to be a lot of it.

https://imgur.com/iTWwAv4.jpg
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2021 at 03:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What decade do you put the aesthetic from Mad Men... 311,497 Views / 684 Replies  
What decade do you put the aesthetic from Mad Men and early Bond movies in?

I say 50s. 60s is flower power shit, and the beginning of youth culture going mainstream. The style I’m talking about is...
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2021 at 03:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I finally get the recognition I deserve. 192,701 Views / 529 Replies  
I finally get the recognition I deserve.
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2021 at 03:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/g3Jq6i8.jpg Yesterday’s... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
https://imgur.com/g3Jq6i8.jpg

Yesterday’s haul. High quality, low quantity. I’ve moved from 1925 to 1929. The cigar ad is fun. It’s reduced here, but full sized it goes down an entire column, top...
Posted by subego, on May 6, 2021 at 02:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve found light cream, which is the heavy... 58,288 Views / 223 Replies  
I’ve found light cream, which is the heavy watered down by half, hits my sweet spot, but I’d rather go heavy than half & half or milk.
Posted by subego, on May 5, 2021 at 12:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My install of Photoshop 2020 shit the bed, and... 192,701 Views / 529 Replies  
My install of Photoshop 2020 shit the bed, and 2021 is jank.
Posted by subego, on May 5, 2021 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was thinking of it as constructive criticism.... 3,517 Views / 4 Replies  
I was thinking of it as constructive criticism. We deserve a better grade of product.
Posted by subego, on May 5, 2021 at 08:51 AM, in Gaming
I’ve sold Cooper Black an indulgence on this one.... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
I’ve sold Cooper Black an indulgence on this one. Ad’s just too much fun to pass up.

It is fairly well used here.

https://imgur.com/mWt9Isd.jpg
Posted by subego, on May 5, 2021 at 08:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is almost like a headline I’d write. ... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
This is almost like a headline I’d write.

https://imgur.com/afW4NCQ.jpg


Chickens are such ****ing gossips!
Posted by subego, on May 5, 2021 at 05:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Realized the problem was it was a month past... 58,288 Views / 223 Replies  
Realized the problem was it was a month past expiration. Woops!

Finally bought an Encore. Will have it set up for the next bag.
Posted by subego, on May 5, 2021 at 04:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There’s a Mac version of Undertale on Steam. 3,517 Views / 4 Replies  
There’s a Mac version of Undertale on Steam.
Posted by subego, on May 5, 2021 at 03:43 AM, in Gaming
:thumbsup: Tell us about the process! ... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
:thumbsup:

Tell us about the process!



https://imgur.com/wSldJkQ.jpg

Yesterday’s haul. Not as productive as the day before, but lots of larger ads.
Posted by subego, on May 5, 2021 at 02:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Everybody I’m showing this to goes for the... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
Everybody I’m showing this to goes for the tagline, while I’m over here imagining the alternate universe where Walgreens never gave up art nouveau. :)
Posted by subego, on May 4, 2021 at 02:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anything computer related was already WFH for me,... 383 Views / 12 Replies  
Anything computer related was already WFH for me, so I already did a fair amount. What changed is my partner used to use my home studio all the time, and that had to stop. We’ll probably keep it that...
Posted by subego, on May 4, 2021 at 02:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We were always Calumet until my dad freaked out... 59,881 Views / 140 Replies  
We were always Calumet until my dad freaked out about the aluminum.
Posted by subego, on May 4, 2021 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s well used here. All the white space helps. ... 59,881 Views / 140 Replies  
It’s well used here. All the white space helps.

https://imgur.com/1v8MwnL.jpg
Posted by subego, on May 4, 2021 at 09:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oooh... this is awesome. ... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
Oooh... this is awesome.

https://imgur.com/1KLlyBC.jpg

It’s from a larger ad which won’t work out, but I’m totally going to repurpose this part into a banner ad.
Posted by subego, on May 4, 2021 at 07:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yesterday’s haul. Not bad. Mostly movie theaters... 59,903 Views / 344 Replies  
Yesterday’s haul. Not bad. Mostly movie theaters and automotive. The newspapers.com account helped a lot. All except one are from 1925. Spot the imposter.

https://imgur.com/YLMHSAv.jpg
Posted by subego, on May 4, 2021 at 06:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I would have been heavy into my Futura phase in... 59,881 Views / 140 Replies  
I would have been heavy into my Futura phase in the late 90s, but it was because I was going for a late 50s, early 60s, retro thing. Still love it, but it’s not my go-to for everything like it used...
Posted by subego, on May 3, 2021 at 03:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the things that’s bugging me about seeing... 59,881 Views / 140 Replies  
One of the things that’s bugging me about seeing it all over the place in the 20s and 30s is that it got overused in the 70s. Totally kills the antique vibe.



70s is not antique yet goddammit!
Posted by subego, on May 3, 2021 at 01:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Chicago is so spectacularly awesome for what it... 59,881 Views / 140 Replies  
Chicago is so spectacularly awesome for what it was made for, and so spectacularly wrong in any other context.
Posted by subego, on May 3, 2021 at 09:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It has its place. Maybe Comic Sans was a little... 59,881 Views / 140 Replies  
It has its place. Maybe Comic Sans was a little harsh. Let’s say Papyrus. :)

It really is overused in these 20s and 30s ads I’m looking at.
Posted by subego, on May 3, 2021 at 08:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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