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This is actually genius 394 Views / 3 Replies  
This is actually genius
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 13, 2021 at 08:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Mac Classic here, ya amateurs 1,986 Views / 79 Replies  
Mac Classic here, ya amateurs
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 13, 2021 at 12:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh yea agree…..just going by the video ;) ;) 275,638 Views / 730 Replies  
Oh yea agree…..just going by the video ;) ;)
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 5, 2021 at 08:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You’re supposed to move over to allow faster... 275,638 Views / 730 Replies  
You’re supposed to move over to allow faster traffic to pass you in the passing lane. If vehicles are passing on the right and then moving into your lane, there’s generally a problem.

Of course...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 2, 2021 at 07:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It seems crazy. I got an i5 Mac Mini in 2018... 1,393 Views / 25 Replies  
It seems crazy. I got an i5 Mac Mini in 2018 because the performance bump was so considerable over the old models, but it’s basically a paperweight now haha. It will be great to get a new M computer...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 27, 2021 at 07:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Daniel Tiger is a great kids show that both my... 114,528 Views / 395 Replies  
Daniel Tiger is a great kids show that both my kids really liked at 2-3. Then Team Umizoomi is great on the counting and shapes.

We’ve done a decent job keeping them off TV for the most part but...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 27, 2021 at 06:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good point. I’m not too familiar with this stuff... 1,015 Views / 14 Replies  
Good point. I’m not too familiar with this stuff but running cables from the switch to the media devices behind a super-crowded media console will be a nightmare if the cables aren’t flexible. I’ll...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 20, 2021 at 06:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t think this is right. Maybe Netflix... 1,015 Views / 14 Replies  
I don’t think this is right. Maybe Netflix streaming? These are pretty much direct Blu-Ray rips with no compression. I was streaming Kong Skull Island last weekend and I’m pretty sure Plex was...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 20, 2021 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah I’ll probably be getting it from Blue Jeans... 1,015 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah I’ll probably be getting it from Blue Jeans cable which has a pretty good quality/price point.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OK great—that looks like what I’m looking for!... 1,015 Views / 14 Replies  
OK great—that looks like what I’m looking for! Many thanks. Yeah I’d be running a Cat 6e cable I guess? That looks like the logical choice for distance + shielding + speed.

I’d be fine with the...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 19, 2021 at 09:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Old people unite Edit—I had an earlier... 1,986 Views / 79 Replies  
Old people unite

Edit—I had an earlier account than this one on ‘NN but it has been lost in time, like years in rain.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 19, 2021 at 04:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Running Gigabit Ethernet to Media Centre? 1,015 Views / 14 Replies  
I stream a lot of 4K movies from a 2018 Mac mini i5 server in the basement that’s connected directly to my ASUS Wifi router down there. After recent renos, I’m running into occasional pauses when...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 19, 2021 at 04:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Completely agree. It makes total sense to have... 4,104 Views / 90 Replies  
Completely agree. It makes total sense to have the URL bar at the bottom—it’s just freaky and unexpected even a few days later. But clicking on the URL bar and then having to stretch all the way to...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 28, 2021 at 07:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That little man, big dick energy tho…..explains... 5,522 Views / 91 Replies  
That little man, big dick energy tho…..explains both the last twenty five years of MacNN and Kevin Hart’s career

Lock er up mods
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 24, 2021 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I saw that. Some place like Ars Technica or... 4,104 Views / 90 Replies  
I saw that. Some place like Ars Technica or somewhere I was looking also had an article about how “it’s ok if you don’t upgrade”. What’s the catch? Are there issues?
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 21, 2021 at 08:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah I don’t know if there’s precedent for the... 3,369 Views / 50 Replies  
Yeah I don’t know if there’s precedent for the approach. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was self-contained. Probably Lord of the Rings, although the funding was already there. Typically they’ll at least...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 21, 2021 at 06:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What coffee machine? Sounds like water flow or... 90,367 Views / 285 Replies  
What coffee machine? Sounds like water flow or temperature discrepancies. I had a Cuisinart that was like that but the Moccamaster is a rock by comparison.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 20, 2021 at 10:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes that is correct. This is the big catch. 3,369 Views / 50 Replies  
Yes that is correct. This is the big catch.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 20, 2021 at 10:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just got a used TacX myself, so I’m in the same... 4,104 Views / 90 Replies  
I just got a used TacX myself, so I’m in the same boat. Still haven’t hooked it up and fingers crossed it works ok!
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 20, 2021 at 10:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“I keep getting banned” 5,522 Views / 91 Replies  
“I keep getting banned”
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 19, 2021 at 02:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FaceID doesn’t work with masks. I’ve spent the... 4,104 Views / 90 Replies  
FaceID doesn’t work with masks. I’ve spent the last 18 months wearing a mask while in public settings. Really super annoying I must say.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 16, 2021 at 11:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was dead wrong!!! Better Call Saul turned into... 114,528 Views / 395 Replies  
I was dead wrong!!! Better Call Saul turned into one of the best shows on TV.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 15, 2021 at 10:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This makes no sense. You’re comparing a regular... 5,522 Views / 91 Replies  
This makes no sense. You’re comparing a regular daily living expense that I would totally notice and complain loudly about to an infrequent, maybe-I-won’t-need-it large expense that a successful and...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 14, 2021 at 09:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean I’m not going to say you’re alone here…but... 3,369 Views / 50 Replies  
I mean I’m not going to say you’re alone here…but you are? :p

I didn’t have the patience to make it through the middling first season, but in fairness I heard the second season was better? But...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 13, 2021 at 10:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As well, being honest on Matrix: the first movie... 3,369 Views / 50 Replies  
As well, being honest on Matrix: the first movie is fantastic and deserves all groundbreaking accolades.

Nothing the Wachowskis have done since that time indicate that this new version will be...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 13, 2021 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, it’s a fantastic use of minimal audio.... 3,369 Views / 50 Replies  
Yeah, it’s a fantastic use of minimal audio. BR2049 is basically the opposite with humongous score and dense/aggressive audio. It was a great back-to-back test for the new Atmos setup.

Physical...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 13, 2021 at 07:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like your post 5,522 Views / 91 Replies  
I like your post
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 10, 2021 at 10:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bah! People wonder why incredible movies like... 3,369 Views / 50 Replies  
Bah! People wonder why incredible movies like Blade Runner 2049 are such a commercial failure and will soon not be made any more…..you’re a Blade Runner fan and you didn’t see it!! Sheesh man. :p
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Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 10, 2021 at 10:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How is this possible? You like movies and... 3,369 Views / 50 Replies  
How is this possible? You like movies and Tarantino yet you’ve never seen Jackie Brown? Is there a way I can post a GoT shame gif or something?
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 9, 2021 at 10:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean you could have just exercised some self... 5,522 Views / 91 Replies  
I mean you could have just exercised some self control and said nothing
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 9, 2021 at 04:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The best Tarantino movie is very clearly and... 3,369 Views / 50 Replies  
The best Tarantino movie is very clearly and obviously Jackie Brown. /offtopic
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 9, 2021 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Completely agree. 114,528 Views / 395 Replies  
Completely agree.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 8, 2021 at 02:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The White Lotus and Mare of Easttown were pretty... 114,528 Views / 395 Replies  
The White Lotus and Mare of Easttown were pretty great.

Otherwise it’s been a slow summer. Don’t want to judge Ted Lasso S2 at this point but it’s not quite hitting the same…starting to feel it’s...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 7, 2021 at 10:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Naw, it works great for sausages.....you’re also... 2,734 Views / 25 Replies  
Naw, it works great for sausages.....you’re also doing both boil and grille
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jun 23, 2021 at 01:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I disagree with that. I haven’t heard of people... 2,734 Views / 25 Replies  
I disagree with that. I haven’t heard of people using fine alcohol in a cooking dish. Any half-decent drink of the right type will do. No one’s pouring $30 bottles of wine into their pasta.

Having...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jun 23, 2021 at 01:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Beaut. Pioneer made some absolutely gorgeous... 2,270 Views / 10 Replies  
Beaut. Pioneer made some absolutely gorgeous receivers as well.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jun 23, 2021 at 06:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You know I came around to Lam’s method a couple... 2,734 Views / 25 Replies  
You know I came around to Lam’s method a couple years ago—I think I might’ve seen it on Serious Eats or something? I use a glass pan on the bbq and fill it up with beer and onions, maybe some random...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jun 23, 2021 at 06:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cilantro is never an option!!! The more the... 2,734 Views / 25 Replies  
Cilantro is never an option!!! The more the better for me.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jun 23, 2021 at 06:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was in Indonesia a few years back and sat... 2,270 Views / 10 Replies  
I was in Indonesia a few years back and sat through a couple. That initial confused floating feeling is certainly something I’ll never forget. One was in the middle of the night in a small wooden hut...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jun 18, 2021 at 07:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There’s a half-dozen decent YouTube videos,... 90,367 Views / 285 Replies  
There’s a half-dozen decent YouTube videos, including a Baratza one I think. I gave it a regular brush and quick spray every week, and then a more thorough disassembly every few weeks. I think it...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on May 27, 2021 at 09:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m pretty excited about how this one works out.... 2,711 Views / 8 Replies  
I’m pretty excited about how this one works out. I’ve got a decent setup with local media on a cool music software called Roon which I can send to various endpoints, but it’s not cheap and it doesn’t...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on May 27, 2021 at 09:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope I’m a simple corkscrew and Archimedes... 90,367 Views / 285 Replies  
Nope I’m a simple corkscrew and Archimedes purist...take your fancy weak-kneed city tricks elsewhere good sir
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on May 18, 2021 at 08:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice. I hope Baratza does alright—they are a... 90,367 Views / 285 Replies  
Nice.

I hope Baratza does alright—they are a pretty cool story.

I was also going to mention the Fellow kettle.....most of the hardcore pour over folks seem to strongly prefer the gooseneck...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on May 15, 2021 at 08:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just traded my Baratza Virtuouso for a Fellow... 90,367 Views / 285 Replies  
I just traded my Baratza Virtuouso for a Fellow Ode grinder. Between that and the Moccamaster, I really like my coffee design aesthetic going on now. Endgame for me from a coffee perspective.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on May 11, 2021 at 10:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t know the origin.....but it’s a Technivorm... 90,367 Views / 285 Replies  
I don’t know the origin.....but it’s a Technivorm Movcamaster drip coffee maker, one of the better drip machines. I think it’s been around since the 70s. They now come in various colours—matte black...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on May 10, 2021 at 08:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://espressoplanet.r.worldssl.net/images/D/tec... 90,367 Views / 285 Replies  
https://espressoplanet.r.worldssl.net/images/D/techni_3687.jpg
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on May 7, 2021 at 04:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There’s a bunch of little tricks to avoid static... 90,367 Views / 285 Replies  
There’s a bunch of little tricks to avoid static issues with almost all grinders. You can probably find them online, but I’ve found just a drop of water makes a noticeable difference.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on May 7, 2021 at 04:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does Stihl make electric equipment now? I used to... 4,397 Views / 26 Replies  
Does Stihl make electric equipment now? I used to have one of their gas-powered trimmers and it was a real beast. But I think it was a two-stroke and most urban folk now aren’t interested in mixing...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on May 7, 2021 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, exactly. Maps already remembers your car... 7,716 Views / 84 Replies  
Yeah, exactly. Maps already remembers your car park location. But Airtag could be useful if it gets stolen and it’s not a connected car......bit of a long shot though
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on May 2, 2021 at 12:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m tempted to pick up a few to try sticking in... 7,716 Views / 84 Replies  
I’m tempted to pick up a few to try sticking in my bike and/or kids backpacks.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on May 1, 2021 at 03:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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