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Yessir! Or in other words, because their phone... 181 Views / 5 Replies  
Yessir! Or in other words, because their phone was turned off.
Posted by subego, on Today at 04:12 PM, in iOS Apps
Weird! I can’t find any reasons spit doesn’t... 314,340 Views / 1,155 Replies  
Weird!

I can’t find any reasons spit doesn’t work for people. Some recommend letting it sit there and stew for awhile before wiping it off. Baby shampoo and toothpaste are also given as options,...
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The usual response I get back for why that... 181 Views / 5 Replies  
The usual response I get back for why that happened is a dead battery.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 11:08 PM, in iOS Apps
Spit is a good emergency anti fog coating. ... 314,340 Views / 1,155 Replies  
Spit is a good emergency anti fog coating.

If you pull in your jaw, like you have a massive overbite, it vents a lot of the breath downwards. You’d look like an idiot, but the mask covers that.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 09:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Lollapalooza weekend. Way too much money riding... 314,340 Views / 1,155 Replies  
Lollapalooza weekend. Way too much money riding on it to cancel.

Even without a pandemic you couldn’t get me into a station that full. I’d just walk. JFC.
Posted by subego, on Jul 31, 2021 at 05:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Was there some sort of war inside Apple over... 364,534 Views / 689 Replies  
Was there some sort of war inside Apple over whether the word “internet” should be capitalized?
Posted by subego, on Jul 31, 2021 at 02:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yesterday. https://imgur.com/SQC2iSZ.jpg 314,340 Views / 1,155 Replies  
Yesterday.

https://imgur.com/SQC2iSZ.jpg
Posted by subego, on Jul 31, 2021 at 11:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I decided to pitch the idea the mug sucks again,... 72,503 Views / 367 Replies  
I decided to pitch the idea the mug sucks again, but got back an “it’s fine”.

The big issue the director has is he would rather the mug was black and the letters were white, but the place I got it...
Posted by subego, on Jul 28, 2021 at 12:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That also bothers me. If I was 100% on my... 72,503 Views / 367 Replies  
That also bothers me.

If I was 100% on my game I would have gone through all my fonts, but I was being kinda lazy and instead just worked with what I had installed at that moment.

I showed it...
Posted by subego, on Jul 28, 2021 at 11:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Y e a h, yeah… like I said, not thrilled. :) 72,503 Views / 367 Replies  
Y e a h, yeah… like I said, not thrilled. :)
Posted by subego, on Jul 28, 2021 at 09:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like masks are back on the menu, boys! 314,340 Views / 1,155 Replies  
Looks like masks are back on the menu, boys!
Posted by subego, on Jul 27, 2021 at 07:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
One of the few remaining props. I’m not thrilled... 72,503 Views / 367 Replies  
One of the few remaining props. I’m not thrilled with it, but it’s probably good enough.

https://imgur.com/FoV4mWN.jpg

A saying the director uses often. The elf character with the black eyes is...
Posted by subego, on Jul 27, 2021 at 06:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I get this on my phone with lower rent news... 234,036 Views / 582 Replies  
I get this on my phone with lower rent news outfits. They’ll have a video that hogs the top-third, and trying to close it becomes a click-through.

Of course, the only reason I want to free up the...
Posted by subego, on Jul 27, 2021 at 01:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Still relevant after all these years. ... 234,036 Views / 582 Replies  
Still relevant after all these years.

https://imgur.com/TzERllV.gif
Posted by subego, on Jul 26, 2021 at 09:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Less gifwhacked version. ... 4,845 Views / 10 Replies  
Less gifwhacked version.

https://imgur.com/nJQtzt6.gif
Posted by subego, on Jul 26, 2021 at 01:11 PM, in Gaming
I feel what brings it home is being only three... 314,340 Views / 1,155 Replies  
I feel what brings it home is being only three points ahead of the crayon eaters. ;)
Posted by subego, on Jul 25, 2021 at 04:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
For whatever reason the Air Force are being... 314,340 Views / 1,155 Replies  
For whatever reason the Air Force are being holdouts. As of a month ago, their active duty “one jab” rate was 61%. Just a hair over the Marines, who were at 58%.

Army was 70%. Navy was at 77%. I’m...
Posted by subego, on Jul 25, 2021 at 03:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My understanding is a vaccine needs full FDA... 314,340 Views / 1,155 Replies  
My understanding is a vaccine needs full FDA approval before the military can force personnel to take it.

The COVID vaccines were fast-tracked, so they don’t have full FDA approval yet.
Posted by subego, on Jul 23, 2021 at 12:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Another way of putting “never volunteer” is... 314,340 Views / 1,155 Replies  
Another way of putting “never volunteer” is “never do anything the military isn’t forcing me to do”. To be fair, one of the ways the military gets away with shady shit is asking for volunteers, but...
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2021 at 11:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think I mentioned earlier in the thread, I was... 314,340 Views / 1,155 Replies  
I think I mentioned earlier in the thread, I was told many people in the US military believe they should never volunteer for something.

Since the vaccine is voluntary, it’s “no thank you sir”.
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2021 at 10:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I wanted to refresh myself on that Kevin Spacey... 275,824 Views / 661 Replies  
I wanted to refresh myself on that Kevin Spacey death penalty movie from 20 years ago, The Life of David Gale.

Roger Ebert, in his review, called Spacey “an honorable man”.

Woops!
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2021 at 06:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In other Supreme Court news, guy who said cow pee... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
In other Supreme Court news, guy who said cow pee isn’t a cure for COVID got sprung.
...
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2021 at 04:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/ShabbyClassicBorer-size_... 275,824 Views / 661 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/ShabbyClassicBorer-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2021 at 03:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just can’t frisbee. One of my very early... 440 Views / 4 Replies  
I just can’t frisbee.

One of my very early memories is my dad taking me to the lake for space to throw a frisbee.

First throw I get it irretrievably in the lake.

Last time I tried after...
Posted by subego, on Jul 21, 2021 at 07:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“Tree-seeking device” is an absolute classic! ... 440 Views / 4 Replies  
“Tree-seeking device” is an absolute classic!


I have this spray can of stuff for cleaning off mobile screens, and there’s a microfiber towel in the cap.

When you shake it, the weight of the...
Posted by subego, on Jul 21, 2021 at 03:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, good! Rice chips are under-represented. ... 2,765 Views / 50 Replies  
Oh, good! Rice chips are under-represented.

In the snacks from near that region category, I’ve found these things that are Cheeto puffs, but instead of cheese it’s peanut butter.

Not bad. I’m...
Posted by subego, on Jul 21, 2021 at 08:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I still don’t know what they are, though. Corn?... 2,765 Views / 50 Replies  
I still don’t know what they are, though. Corn? Potato? Turkey?







To me, they look like X-TREME communion wafers. Body of TACO JESUS!!!
Posted by subego, on Jul 21, 2021 at 07:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m a little lost here. Would I do that in... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
I’m a little lost here.

Would I do that in other circumstances? What other circumstances are we talking about? If the circumstance is “dealing with someone who’s delusional” I don’t see another...
Posted by subego, on Jul 21, 2021 at 07:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The only solution to this conundrum I am aware of... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
The only solution to this conundrum I am aware of (other than medication) is one must make arguments that are at least partially consistent with the delusion.

Of course, that can’t happen unless...
Posted by subego, on Jul 19, 2021 at 01:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Working backwards, what is the difference between... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
Working backwards, what is the difference between “you can demonstrate that it was not and is not a just and fair society” and “showing a delusional person facts will cure them of their delusion”? I...
Posted by subego, on Jul 19, 2021 at 12:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m actually saying the opposite. That they’re... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
I’m actually saying the opposite. That they’re far less aware than it looks.

Just as someone who is schizophrenic doesn’t recognize their delusion, or to use another neurological condition as an...
Posted by subego, on Jul 18, 2021 at 07:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Also known as “you’re the real racist!” 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
Also known as “you’re the real racist!”
Posted by subego, on Jul 17, 2021 at 01:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh… I was confused. I get it now. Sorry about... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
Oh… I was confused. I get it now. Sorry about that!

This delusion justifies racism by saying “racism is okay”

Conservatives have been progressively exchanging it for a delusion which justifies...
Posted by subego, on Jul 17, 2021 at 08:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I use Apple solutions to cut down on some of... 234,036 Views / 582 Replies  
I use Apple solutions to cut down on some of this. :)

Most of my smart TV annoyance is cut down by using a Mac Mini as my HTPC. All my smart functions are just Mac functions.

Since my van is...
Posted by subego, on Jul 16, 2021 at 01:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s why I used myself as an example. I’m... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
That’s why I used myself as an example. I’m neither religious or certifiable, I’m not a true believer.

Let me break down the process as I see it in myself.

I’m genetically, or at least...
Posted by subego, on Jul 16, 2021 at 01:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
2015. As an aside, all clustered together... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
2015.

As an aside, all clustered together around that time we had Ferguson, Obergefell v. Hodges, and (yes, I feel like an idiot for saying it) Gamergate,

In other words, the ideal environment...
Posted by subego, on Jul 16, 2021 at 10:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The claim I was replying to is conservative... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
The claim I was replying to is conservative lawmakers are not deluded like their constituents. That conservative lawmakers are in fact far more devious than deluded.

A devious lawmaker sees their...
Posted by subego, on Jul 16, 2021 at 09:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Umm… what is it? :) 2,765 Views / 50 Replies  
Umm… what is it? :)
Posted by subego, on Jul 15, 2021 at 10:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, I think I get what you’re saying. Let me... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
Okay, I think I get what you’re saying. Let me ruminate a bit.
Posted by subego, on Jul 15, 2021 at 03:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Did they bring it back at the end just to rub it... 275,824 Views / 661 Replies  
Did they bring it back at the end just to rub it in?
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 07:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I find my brain compulsively creating sound for... 275,824 Views / 661 Replies  
I find my brain compulsively creating sound for it.
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 07:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://i.imgur.com/KCj5q4t.gif 275,824 Views / 661 Replies  
https://i.imgur.com/KCj5q4t.gif
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 03:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I might be misunderstanding, but I read this as... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
I might be misunderstanding, but I read this as saying lawmakers pulling that trigger all day is evidence they’re not deluded. How would a deluded lawmaker behave differently?
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 03:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have both education and information. On top of... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
I have both education and information. On top of it my entire life has been steeped in liberal values.

Punch the right button, that all goes out the window. I’ve had it happen. That’s what...
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 10:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
A fundamental mechanism the conservative delusion... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
A fundamental mechanism the conservative delusion uses to maintain itself is it makes sufferers feel good when they maintain it.

Why would lawmakers want to break free of this?
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 10:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oooh… thank you! I was wondering if there was a... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
Oooh… thank you! I was wondering if there was a flag circle jerk sub. The main sub can be pretty stupid and deserves to be made fun of.

This one isn’t bad.

https://imgur.com/2YJ4pwT.jpg
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 09:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
How do you account for the spread? 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
How do you account for the spread?
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 09:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I consider my theory to be more charitable. ... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
I consider my theory to be more charitable.

A good number of them aren’t lying, their biology is making them unshakably delusional. I can blame someone for lying. Someone with delusions beyond...
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2021 at 07:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The only thing which could make a thread where I... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
The only thing which could make a thread where I get to pretend to be on the Supreme Court and talk about flags any better is one where I get to pretend to be on the Supreme Court and talk about...
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2021 at 06:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You are most welcome, and thank you for your... 167,767 Views / 711 Replies  
You are most welcome, and thank you for your reply to my original question (the one with the article on history in conservative schools). I was able to crystallize my schizophrenia analogy in...
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2021 at 06:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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