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Our chickens were badasses. They would have done... 5,644 Views / 50 Replies  
Our chickens were badasses. They would have done that.
Posted by Paco500, on Jun 13, 2021 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I eat a metric f*£k ton of lentil chips- love... 5,644 Views / 50 Replies  
I eat a metric f*£k ton of lentil chips- love them. Too much perhaps.

As for the consistency of the poppadom crisps above, I would say they are roughly midway between the shrimp crips you tend to...
Posted by Paco500, on Jun 12, 2021 at 03:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You got these stateside? ... 5,644 Views / 50 Replies  
You got these stateside?

https://cdn11.bigcommerce.com/s-bmyh6/images/stencil/1280x1280/products/1687/2234/5000328806778_280_IDShot_3__94850.1504792651.jpg?c=2

Would be Lay's In the US....
Posted by Paco500, on Jun 12, 2021 at 05:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not cowbell. 5,644 Views / 50 Replies  
Not cowbell.
Posted by Paco500, on Jun 12, 2021 at 05:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You from St. Louis or just a fan of the flavour? 5,644 Views / 50 Replies  
You from St. Louis or just a fan of the flavour?
Posted by Paco500, on Jun 12, 2021 at 05:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I watched a tear down of the M1, and I'm thinking... 1,380 Views / 3 Replies  
I watched a tear down of the M1, and I'm thinking the mounting points must be different considering how little stuff there actually is inside, so I'm thinking not.

@andi- have been searching for...
Posted by Paco500, on Jun 5, 2021 at 03:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac mini case swap 1,380 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok, it's totally unimportant, but I really wish my M1 Mac mini was space grey. Does anyone know if I can manage to get my hands on a intel version case I would be able to do a straight swap?
Posted by Paco500, on Jun 4, 2021 at 05:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
I was largely home-based prior to COVID, so in... 3,536 Views / 17 Replies  
I was largely home-based prior to COVID, so in some ways, is hasn't changed much. But there has been a healthy amount of suck.

1. Like Andi, there is no on/off anymore. My desk is five feet from...
Posted by Paco500, on May 12, 2021 at 10:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder if another factor in income disparity is... 3,956 Views / 27 Replies  
I wonder if another factor in income disparity is the cost of Malpractice insurance. I would imagine in large HMOs, that cost is absorbed by the company, but I would also assume the pay rate for...
Posted by Paco500, on Mar 30, 2021 at 05:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not saying it's wrong, but it doesn't feel... 3,956 Views / 27 Replies  
I'm not saying it's wrong, but it doesn't feel right- I wonder if those two figures are comparing apples to apples. I found a site that shows the average pay for UK doctors (based on current job...
Posted by Paco500, on Mar 29, 2021 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As some may remember- I spent the first 35 years... 3,956 Views / 27 Replies  
As some may remember- I spent the first 35 years of my life in the US. Now that I have the NHS, the health care system in the US boggles the mind. I had pretty much Gold Standard health care for most...
Posted by Paco500, on Mar 25, 2021 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Feels. I was 'awfully young' for losing my... 3,956 Views / 27 Replies  
Feels.

I was 'awfully young' for losing my hair.
and
'awfully young for melanoma'
and
'awfully young for arthritis.'

Unfortunately, the arthritis in mostly in my fingers, and joint...
Posted by Paco500, on Mar 25, 2021 at 04:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven't really been paying attention, but when... 375,417 Views / 1,403 Replies  
I haven't really been paying attention, but when I got my shot, they did they would contacting me in about 11 weeks for next appointment. If that changes, I shall report back.
Posted by Paco500, on Mar 21, 2021 at 09:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Got my first shot on Friday. AstraZeneca. Felt a... 375,417 Views / 1,403 Replies  
Got my first shot on Friday. AstraZeneca. Felt a bit off all evening. Fine this AM.

Second shot in 12 weeks.
Posted by Paco500, on Mar 20, 2021 at 06:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So I got it all set up, and this is what I can... 3,961 Views / 15 Replies  
So I got it all set up, and this is what I can say. With music, the sound of a stereo pair is, in my opinion, better than 2x as good as a single unit. I am in no way an audiophile, but it sounds...
Posted by Paco500, on Mar 18, 2021 at 06:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't really understand it, but apparently if... 3,961 Views / 15 Replies  
I don't really understand it, but apparently if the video coming out of the Apple TV is encoded for Atmos, which apparently a good bit is, the HomePod can interpret it and provide some degree of...
Posted by Paco500, on Mar 17, 2021 at 11:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've had one for a year so- as soon as I saw this... 3,961 Views / 15 Replies  
I've had one for a year so- as soon as I saw this news, I immediately ordered another. Looking forward to hearing them as a pair. Planning on using them as low budget Dolby Atmos for AppleTV as well....
Posted by Paco500, on Mar 16, 2021 at 08:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Kind of jealous. For some reason I can’t explain,... 754,129 Views / 1,349 Replies  
Kind of jealous. For some reason I can’t explain, I want an F150. But nowhere near enough to deal with LHD in UK or pay to convert- assuming it’s even possible.

I’m just fond of them.
Posted by Paco500, on Dec 13, 2020 at 06:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well *FROM MY EXPERIENCE* there is a pretty broad... 57,587 Views / 542 Replies  
Well *FROM MY EXPERIENCE* there is a pretty broad spectrum of US libertarians, everything from ‘republicans that smoke pot’ to ‘classic’ republicans that think the modern party has lost its way...
Posted by Paco500, on Dec 5, 2020 at 07:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Over here we hear a lot about republicans and... 57,587 Views / 542 Replies  
Over here we hear a lot about republicans and republicanism not related to the US political party- ie Irish republicanism (I’m sure you are familiar with the IRA), and those that want to do away with...
Posted by Paco500, on Dec 2, 2020 at 08:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That is food for thought. 754,129 Views / 1,349 Replies  
That is food for thought.
Posted by Paco500, on Aug 18, 2020 at 01:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hear you, and I don't doubt what you are... 754,129 Views / 1,349 Replies  
I hear you, and I don't doubt what you are saying, but it's not just a matter of finding a different apartment. While a car is important to me, it's not as important as where I live, and I love the...
Posted by Paco500, on Aug 18, 2020 at 08:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't disagree with the Tesla in concept, but A:... 754,129 Views / 1,349 Replies  
Don't disagree with the Tesla in concept, but A: likely out of my price range, and B: We rent, so can't really install a charger at home. The final thing is perhaps I would need to drive it to get...
Posted by Paco500, on Aug 17, 2020 at 08:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, it's been too long, but I'm kind of back. A... 754,129 Views / 1,349 Replies  
Ok, it's been too long, but I'm kind of back. A lot of water under the bridge and all that.

So I'm looking for my next car. Recommendations welcome.

My current car is a BMW 430d X-Drive. I...
Posted by Paco500, on Aug 15, 2020 at 04:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thing is, the vast majority of left-wing voters... 25,079 Views / 60 Replies  
Thing is, the vast majority of left-wing voters and supports don't agree with or condone the actions of those people- we don't fall in behind the worst of those on our side, and, for the most part,...
Posted by Paco500, on Aug 5, 2020 at 11:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Putting a seemingly pointless but interesting... 19,429 Views / 26 Replies  
Putting a seemingly pointless but interesting fact on my resume was at least partially responsible for getting me a job.

A few weeks before I submitted one for a position, my wife had won a...
Posted by Paco500, on Aug 5, 2020 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been away a while, so may not be caught up-... 1,382,633 Views / 3,065 Replies  
I've been away a while, so may not be caught up- is someone asserting that it is?

Seems to me the post is simply calling out that Trump made up a law. I would think real laws would cover it.
Posted by Paco500, on Jul 28, 2020 at 07:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That was me. Well the discussion was nominally... 363,446 Views / 1,139 Replies  
That was me. Well the discussion was nominally about the server, but mostly it was just him insulting me.
Posted by Paco500, on Jan 5, 2018 at 05:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
To come a bit to the defence of the chapel... 73,833 Views / 430 Replies  
To come a bit to the defence of the chapel design, although it's not obvious from the photo it is designed to resemble a ship, and it's a national maritime monument. The stained glass window in the...
Posted by Paco500, on Jan 4, 2018 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The only 'church' I ever attend is annoyingly... 73,833 Views / 430 Replies  
The only 'church' I ever attend is annoyingly modern.
http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/43048000/jpg/_43048615_chapel_ap416.jpg
My kids sing in the choir- acoustics are nice, but the...
Posted by Paco500, on Jan 3, 2018 at 05:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't know about Liverpool specifically, but pubs... 73,833 Views / 430 Replies  
Don't know about Liverpool specifically, but pubs are closing at an alarming rate in the UK, and have been for years, so it would seem unusual that any significant number of old churches are being...
Posted by Paco500, on Jan 3, 2018 at 05:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
On motives/intentions "Historians have a... 60,328 Views / 151 Replies  
On motives/intentions

"Historians have a word for Germans who joined the Nazi party, not because they hated Jews, but because out of a hope for restored patriotism, or a sense of economic anxiety,...
Posted by Paco500, on Dec 31, 2017 at 06:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Let me add a few things to that. I don't know if... 41,681 Views / 219 Replies  
Let me add a few things to that. I don't know if we are going to get answers to some big questions in the next one- but for now I'm so pleased that we don't know who Snoke is or what his story is....
Posted by Paco500, on Dec 18, 2017 at 11:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I loved it. It wasn't the Godfather, but a very... 41,681 Views / 219 Replies  
I loved it. It wasn't the Godfather, but a very enjoyable two hours or so.

My only issue was the whole casino subplot- it could have been cut entirely.
Posted by Paco500, on Dec 18, 2017 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When measuring Obama's performance in the Middle... 4,316 Views / 36 Replies  
When measuring Obama's performance in the Middle East, what do we compare it to? Which administration did a better job? Any positive outcomes from the past had a pretty short shelf life and the...
Posted by Paco500, on Dec 1, 2017 at 06:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I truly believe the 2nd Amendment/prevention of... 294,873 Views / 515 Replies  
I truly believe the 2nd Amendment/prevention of tyranny argument is analogous to a religious argument. It is a tenet of faith among some. It can't be argued with facts or evidence from either side...
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 26, 2017 at 03:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Swing state, although trending blue for a while... 24,709 Views / 91 Replies  
Swing state, although trending blue for a while now. Virginia.
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 19, 2017 at 07:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is an awfully big hypothetical, with lots of... 24,709 Views / 91 Replies  
This is an awfully big hypothetical, with lots of possible complications, but if I was convinced Hillary had sexually forced herself on minors, then no, I would not vote for her under any reasonable...
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 19, 2017 at 05:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Conservatives need to stop pretending that they... 164,216 Views / 505 Replies  
Conservatives need to stop pretending that they believe in personal responsibility.
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 16, 2017 at 03:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I just find it so hard to comprehend that anyone... 294,873 Views / 515 Replies  
I just find it so hard to comprehend that anyone would find it more acceptable to live in a society without free speech and a free press than one without guns.

But to each his own I suppose.
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 14, 2017 at 07:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have to concur with WAS here- I see their... 294,873 Views / 515 Replies  
I have to concur with WAS here- I see their statements as either a philosophical argument or particularly inflammatory. It's simply using a medical metaphor to describe the public heath crisis caused...
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 12, 2017 at 06:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I've not read the CDC study, but your and most... 294,873 Views / 515 Replies  
I've not read the CDC study, but your and most other arguments seem to stem from one or both of these quotes:





Where do you see them making a philosophical argument? The are both making a...
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 12, 2017 at 01:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes it does. Which is why the CDC should ignore... 294,873 Views / 515 Replies  
Yes it does. Which is why the CDC should ignore it and leave the question to politicians.

But they should be allowed to do the work they were created to do. Study public health problems, and make...
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 11, 2017 at 05:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Because the CDC is full of scientists. Guns... 294,873 Views / 515 Replies  
Because the CDC is full of scientists. Guns preventing the rise of tyranny in modern United States cannot be studied scientifically, using evidence or facts. It is a philosophical, bordering on...
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 11, 2017 at 02:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It is not the CDC's mandate to prevent the rise... 294,873 Views / 515 Replies  
It is not the CDC's mandate to prevent the rise of tyranny. It is their mandate to save lives. If the evidence supports banning or limiting gun ownership will save lives, the CDC taking a position...
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 11, 2017 at 05:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think all three are making a kind of moral, or... 294,873 Views / 515 Replies  
I think all three are making a kind of moral, or philosophical argument. I genuinely believe both 'liberals' and 'conservatives' want to create a better society with the most benefit to the most...
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 10, 2017 at 08:06 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Soho, London... 8,801 Views / 49 Replies  
Soho, London (https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Soho,+London/@51.5125689,-0.1410998,16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x487604d49de7df6d:0x50a5d7601c1f44fa!8m2!3d51.5136143!4d-0.1365486)
Apple HQ, London...
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 10, 2017 at 05:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This is well and truly a statement only a... 294,873 Views / 515 Replies  
This is well and truly a statement only a libertarian/libertarian sympathiser could make with a straight face. While I'm quoting websites:



Reason doesn't play into it at all- it's all dogma.
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 10, 2017 at 05:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
According to the CDC website, their mission... 294,873 Views / 515 Replies  
According to the CDC website, their mission statement is: (emphasis added)
No where in the statement does it say it should do these things while remaining politically neutral. My expectation of the...
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 10, 2017 at 05:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
https://media.giphy.com/media/NVtsBsgtnvsbe/giphy.... 1,382,633 Views / 3,065 Replies  
https://media.giphy.com/media/NVtsBsgtnvsbe/giphy.gif
Legend.
Posted by Paco500, on Nov 8, 2017 at 07:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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