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Got to say, not too sure what you’re talking... 1,114 Views / 64 Replies  
Got to say, not too sure what you’re talking about here Glenn. Shutting down the engine while the vehicle is stopped is a relatively common trick to marginally lower fuel consumption ratings but it...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jun 25, 2022 at 06:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Having just finished my own (single-story) shed,... 436,070 Views / 965 Replies  
Having just finished my own (single-story) shed, that’s just brutal construction by some idiot who had no idea what they were doing. Obviously.
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jun 21, 2022 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just went from an iPad Air 2 with a broken... 1,218 Views / 14 Replies  
Just went from an iPad Air 2 with a broken thumbprint sensor to an M1 iPad Air 5.

Damn this thing is fast. Still can’t get comfortable doing any work on a tablet though.
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jun 18, 2022 at 07:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Be a grown up 1,151 Views / 14 Replies  
Be a grown up
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on May 22, 2022 at 10:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t know if there’s a bigger swing between... 176,369 Views / 456 Replies  
I don’t know if there’s a bigger swing between the show high in season 1 (maybe Maeve discovering the lab set to the Motion Picture Soundtrack cover) and….well whatever happened s2/s3. Woof what a...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on May 15, 2022 at 10:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Let’s be honest here: Matrix 4 is dog shit. Like... 176,369 Views / 456 Replies  
Let’s be honest here: Matrix 4 is dog shit. Like everything else the Wachowskis have made except for Matrix. :cool: :p

Just watched Batman. It was….ok, actually pretty good! A bit dark and grim...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on May 4, 2022 at 11:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The incredible Barry season 3 is on The... 176,369 Views / 456 Replies  
The incredible Barry season 3 is on
The incredible Better Call Saul season 6 (final season) is on
The incredible and weird Atlanta season 3 is on
Tokyo Vice is also recommended although I have...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on May 1, 2022 at 12:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The trans sports angle is really difficult for me... 1,567,332 Views / 3,495 Replies  
The trans sports angle is really difficult for me as an admittedly uninformed person.

Are there any trans female to male athletes performing better?
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Apr 11, 2022 at 11:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I mean it just seems weird to refer to Champ Kind... 840,728 Views / 1,251 Replies  
I mean it just seems weird to refer to Champ Kind as Todd Packer.
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Apr 1, 2022 at 06:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Answer: “no” 14,932 Views / 153 Replies  
Answer: “no”
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Apr 1, 2022 at 10:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
20% net? How much is a nice lakefront house... 2,023 Views / 17 Replies  
20% net?

How much is a nice lakefront house there anyway?
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Mar 19, 2022 at 01:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This being Cash I’m just assuming this is an... 2,023 Views / 17 Replies  
This being Cash I’m just assuming this is an inevitable outcome regardless of requested advice.

But I’m not totally confident you’re considering the right financial things here. “Land goes up”...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Mar 18, 2022 at 09:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s the sort of thing you want to immediately... 2,023 Views / 17 Replies  
It’s the sort of thing you want to immediately make fun of, and then you look at what’s actually happening and realize it might be a smarter move for all the wrong reasons
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Mar 17, 2022 at 05:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As with most other problems in the US, I’m going... 14,932 Views / 153 Replies  
As with most other problems in the US, I’m going to ignorantly assume the issue is a combination of i) a lack of state cooperation for no logical reason other than stubborn selfish pride, and ii) a...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Mar 14, 2022 at 07:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It is the point. You’re like the poster child of... 1,569 Views / 17 Replies  
It is the point. You’re like the poster child of a terrible class action representative. Whining about some legitimate injustice when your own actions are the primary if not sole reason you’re in...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Nov 6, 2021 at 08:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve been under the impression that two-shot... 487,269 Views / 1,607 Replies  
I’ve been under the impression that two-shot vaccines such as P/M in particular appear to be quite effective against delta. Is that not the case?


Is that a regional thing? As far as I’m aware...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jul 19, 2021 at 04:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Incredible that this thing hasn’t appeared as a... 2,865 Views / 5 Replies  
Incredible that this thing hasn’t appeared as a movie prop yet
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Feb 3, 2021 at 05:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, I like that. I like the Ninja. The... 116,123 Views / 314 Replies  
Yes, I like that. I like the Ninja. The Technivorm doesn’t have the removable tank and it’s pretty tall, so it’s actually going to be annoying to get water into it. I’m about to re-do the half-bath...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jan 26, 2021 at 10:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is Disney+ on the Nvidia Shield system? I’m... 6,076 Views / 21 Replies  
Is Disney+ on the Nvidia Shield system? I’m playing around with it now and it’s pretty stellar for Plex, although the interface isn’t up to ATV standards.
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jan 25, 2021 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Forgive me if you said already—are you a drip... 116,123 Views / 314 Replies  
Forgive me if you said already—are you a drip method person? What type of machine?
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jan 25, 2021 at 09:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok. So my Nespresso machine broke, and due to... 116,123 Views / 314 Replies  
Ok. So my Nespresso machine broke, and due to lockdown and an outbreak at a local postal facility it will take months for a warranty replacement.

After a week of instant coffee, this weekend I...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jan 25, 2021 at 08:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Eh, from what I understand this is pretty par for... 67,538 Views / 542 Replies  
Eh, from what I understand this is pretty par for the course for American soldiers—very little is provided by way of troop or morale support. If you talk to Canadian soldiers about Afghanistan or...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jan 19, 2021 at 11:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
America: First-world lifestyle, third-world... 3,996 Views / 16 Replies  
America: First-world lifestyle, third-world politics.
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jan 12, 2021 at 11:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Hah. Still not a big deal, I assume? 67,538 Views / 542 Replies  
Hah.

Still not a big deal, I assume?
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jan 6, 2021 at 10:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I just...can’t. I can’t understand how you folks... 67,538 Views / 542 Replies  
I just...can’t. I can’t understand how you folks can be the best at almost anything, but still be such imbeciles with something as easy as voting.

Sigh. You’re a fascinating people. I suppose...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Nov 5, 2020 at 11:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m not sure why you think Biden would put out... 67,538 Views / 542 Replies  
I’m not sure why you think Biden would put out the dumpster fire. It will continue to burn until they finally work out a way to split it up and go their separate ways. And whether that will happen...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Nov 4, 2020 at 08:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
In Canada, criminal intent is not related to any... 1,567,332 Views / 3,495 Replies  
In Canada, criminal intent is not related to any intent to break the law—that’s irrelevant. It’s whether the person intended the natural/obvious consequences of their actions. It’s often proven by...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Nov 3, 2020 at 10:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
“And some, I assume, are good people.” :D... 1,567,332 Views / 3,495 Replies  
“And some, I assume, are good people.”


:D :D :D

just yankin your chain
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Oct 9, 2020 at 10:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Did anyone every verify this claim? I notice it... 487,269 Views / 1,607 Replies  
Did anyone every verify this claim? I notice it was made in pretty much every thread which feels like classic propaganda....I’m not able to find a source on it.
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Aug 9, 2020 at 07:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The school one is difficult. Not only does... 487,269 Views / 1,607 Replies  
The school one is difficult.

Not only does no school cause a significant economic problem from a two-working-parents perspective which is now the norm, but children out of school are also seeing...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Aug 6, 2020 at 06:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve worked with my HR to remove the name... 19,884 Views / 26 Replies  
I’ve worked with my HR to remove the name entirely when making initial interview selections. That forces you to look only at the qualifications and removes some built-in bias. You can use that info...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Aug 5, 2020 at 07:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Requiring a picture is actually pretty... 19,884 Views / 26 Replies  
Requiring a picture is actually pretty outrageous. What possible use could one make of a picture other than for a discriminatory purpose?
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Aug 4, 2020 at 10:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wait. Where is this “10s of metres”... 487,269 Views / 1,607 Replies  
Wait. Where is this “10s of metres” recommendation from the WHO? That’s 35 feet minimum—that sounds absurd.
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jul 29, 2020 at 11:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wouldn’t it have to be like 150 proof? I feel The... 487,269 Views / 1,607 Replies  
Wouldn’t it have to be like 150 proof? I feel The COVID Killer shot would be both popular and deadly.
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jul 27, 2020 at 12:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Lol. This entire rambling pile of a steaming... 25,257 Views / 47 Replies  
Lol. This entire rambling pile of a steaming nonsense post is epic and, in and of itself, beautifully symbolic of where US politics has now gone—to a place devoid of reality, where one’s own bubble...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jul 25, 2020 at 07:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ll be honest with you—I don’t think that’s... 25,257 Views / 47 Replies  
I’ll be honest with you—I don’t think that’s completely true. Sure, most first-world countries have top-notch doctors. But if you are filthy rich, then American healthcare is likely the best overall...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jul 23, 2020 at 12:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You won’t get any enthusiasm from me on huge... 937,002 Views / 1,389 Replies  
You won’t get any enthusiasm from me on huge touchscreens. I’m one of those out of date button guys. I hated going to a touchscreen for climate controls. Tactile 4 life.
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jul 22, 2020 at 11:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean yeah, I think it’s OK—again, given the... 937,002 Views / 1,389 Replies  
I mean yeah, I think it’s OK—again, given the power train technology, you have to give up something at the same price point. Compare it directly to a similarly priced ice luxury car and you’ll...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jul 22, 2020 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m confused. I didn’t omit anything from your... 937,002 Views / 1,389 Replies  
I’m confused. I didn’t omit anything from your quote.

I feel that we’re talking about slightly different things. You’re talking about production methods. But I was talking about QC—quality...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jul 21, 2020 at 10:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh I agree. But to be clear, if one wants... 25,257 Views / 47 Replies  
Oh I agree.

But to be clear, if one wants the absolute best—the cream—then I think America is still the place to be.

Americans are justifiably proud of that, but for whatever reason they’ve...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jul 21, 2020 at 07:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
FWIW for the first time in my lifetime, I think... 25,257 Views / 47 Replies  
FWIW for the first time in my lifetime, I think most foreigners would not want to move to America.

Take that with as many grains of salt as required. But regardless how many concerns one might...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jul 20, 2020 at 11:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Word. I find this prevailing sentiment... 12,880 Views / 46 Replies  
Word.

I find this prevailing sentiment (amongst the Republican/conservative crowd in particular these days) to be ignorant at best, deliberately misleading/dishonest at worst.

Go take a look...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on May 19, 2019 at 10:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just your normal reminder that the US and Somalia... 19,582 Views / 139 Replies  
Just your normal reminder that the US and Somalia are the only two countries that have not ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Which, you know...might normally not...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Jun 17, 2018 at 09:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh man, that video of Moore’s campaign (advisor?)... 26,525 Views / 91 Replies  
Oh man, that video of Moore’s campaign (advisor?) interview with CNN about senators having to swear on the bible....incredible. Beautiful. The culmination of hundreds of years of xenophobia, racism...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Dec 13, 2017 at 10:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I saw a chart that said 76% of white males voted... 26,525 Views / 91 Replies  
I saw a chart that said 76% of white males voted for Moore.....no idea if that is actually true because it didn’t seem to have a citation, but would that surprise anyone?
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Dec 13, 2017 at 10:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yowzers 175,993 Views / 505 Replies  
Yowzers
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Nov 26, 2017 at 10:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Good call - what are the chances we can get a... 9,215 Views / 49 Replies  
Good call - what are the chances we can get a bipartisan review for freudling and our former token British rock star?
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Nov 14, 2017 at 10:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There are reasons and excuses, but it’s just not... 9,215 Views / 49 Replies  
There are reasons and excuses, but it’s just not grammatically correct. The company is choosing to; the directors/shareholders/officers are choosing to...

I’m sure we all know this but hey. :p
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Nov 8, 2017 at 09:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Pretty good I think! I started biking late in... 6,306 Views / 31 Replies  
Pretty good I think! I started biking late in life in my 30s, so I’ll never have great bike skills like effortless manuals, bunny hops, wheelies etc, or good air skills - you need to start as a kid...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Nov 7, 2017 at 11:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Huh - I always just thought Japan would probably... 6,306 Views / 31 Replies  
Huh - I always just thought Japan would probably have good trail riding. Or is it just your area?

I’m trail bike only - not interested in anything besides grinding up a hill so I can go back...
Posted by The Final Shortcut, on Nov 5, 2017 at 08:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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