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Ahhhhhh! Safari’s freaking me out! 828 Views / 55 Replies  
Ahhhhhh! Safari’s freaking me out!
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
T-minus 7 days. My Nerf gavel is at the... 182,457 Views / 712 Replies  
T-minus 7 days.

My Nerf gavel is at the ready.



Edit: we’ll see what happens with the Texas law, but on the Mississippi abortion case (begins December 1st), I’m putting in my prediction the...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’d say more Battlestar Galactica, and to be... 1,329,693 Views / 2,992 Replies  
I’d say more Battlestar Galactica, and to be pedantic, I think it might be navy blue. Tie is black.
Posted by subego, on Sep 23, 2021 at 11:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Space Force dress uniform. ... 1,329,693 Views / 2,992 Replies  
Space Force dress uniform.

https://imgur.com/Qvo3yQv.jpg

Shirt and tie under a tunic looks dumb.
Posted by subego, on Sep 23, 2021 at 11:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, that sucks. :( 828 Views / 55 Replies  
Well, that sucks. :(
Posted by subego, on Sep 23, 2021 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just in case anyone needs to know this, in old... 828 Views / 55 Replies  
Just in case anyone needs to know this, in old Safari, if you press and hold the tab button you get the option to “close all tabs”.
Posted by subego, on Sep 23, 2021 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember thinking that wasn’t glass on the... 288,919 Views / 670 Replies  
I remember thinking that wasn’t glass on the hood, but I didn’t investigate too closely. I was a touch nervous about someone thinking I was responsible.
Posted by subego, on Sep 23, 2021 at 12:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Depends on how fast the car is going, and whether... 288,919 Views / 670 Replies  
Depends on how fast the car is going, and whether it’s a 20lb versus 80lb bag.
Posted by subego, on Sep 23, 2021 at 12:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Isn’t this the MO of most Internet “discussion”?... 2,347 Views / 91 Replies  
Isn’t this the MO of most Internet “discussion”? Specifically it’s full of lectures and monologues masquerading as dialogue.

I try not to do this, but I’m certainly guilty. I may be doing it right...
Posted by subego, on Sep 23, 2021 at 11:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was thinking something from an overpass, but it... 288,919 Views / 670 Replies  
I was thinking something from an overpass, but it would need to be round(ish).

Cinder blocks are the usual around here, so I discounted that, but a cement sack (or sandbag) corner first could...
Posted by subego, on Sep 22, 2021 at 02:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder who screwed who over in this contract. ... 1,098 Views / 50 Replies  
I wonder who screwed who over in this contract.

It would be nice if the first is super successful, and then Denis and co. get to milk the studio for all its worth.
Posted by subego, on Sep 22, 2021 at 02:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m definitely used to traffic lights which... 248,221 Views / 671 Replies  
I’m definitely used to traffic lights which change regardless of traffic, they’re pretty much all that way.

This bothers me more as a driver than a pedestrian though, because I’ll get a ticket for...
Posted by subego, on Sep 22, 2021 at 08:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I can’t recall ever seeing this last more than... 248,221 Views / 671 Replies  
I can’t recall ever seeing this last more than about two seconds before some traffic signal has given vehicles right-of-way into the crosswalk.
Posted by subego, on Sep 21, 2021 at 06:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m still not totally sure I’m getting it. ... 248,221 Views / 671 Replies  
I’m still not totally sure I’m getting it.

Is it a situation where the pedestrian signal has counted out to zero (i.e., don’t walk at all), but then the traffic light stays red for a bunch of time...
Posted by subego, on Sep 21, 2021 at 03:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m confused. Here, the walk plus flashing... 248,221 Views / 671 Replies  
I’m confused. Here, the walk plus flashing countdown timer matches the length of the traffic light.

How much of that time is flashing countdown depends on how long the crosswalk is. If the...
Posted by subego, on Sep 21, 2021 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Encountered on a stroll. Maybe a woops, maybe not... 288,919 Views / 670 Replies  
Encountered on a stroll. Maybe a woops, maybe not a woops.

https://imgur.com/UadJAAO.jpg
Posted by subego, on Sep 21, 2021 at 12:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They’re both Coffee Ninjas. It’s possible... 81,985 Views / 285 Replies  
They’re both Coffee Ninjas.

It’s possible I’m shorting it some water at home. At work I make sure it’s the full 12 cups. At home I’ll go closer to 10.
Posted by subego, on Sep 21, 2021 at 12:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I wish them all good luck in that regard. 1,098 Views / 50 Replies  
Well, I wish them all good luck in that regard.
Posted by subego, on Sep 21, 2021 at 12:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I actually like Frappuccino, and some of their... 81,985 Views / 285 Replies  
I actually like Frappuccino, and some of their more heavily flavored lattes. As I’ve said before, I don’t think I like coffee that much. I just like the bump, and make it work with cream and sugar.
...
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2021 at 02:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There’s a cluster 5-way intersection near me... 248,221 Views / 671 Replies  
There’s a cluster 5-way intersection near me which allows you to cross two streets at once.

The game I play is to try and racewalk across before it starts blinking. My best times are still at...
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2021 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The only real pocket issues I have is the watch... 828 Views / 55 Replies  
The only real pocket issues I have is the watch pocket rivets on jeans scratching the screen. Not a big issue if you can train yourself to angle the phone away from you as you take it out.
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2021 at 02:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I asked one of the actors of the coffee was okay,... 81,985 Views / 285 Replies  
I asked one of the actors of the coffee was okay, and he said it was “Starbucks quality”.

You fucking son of a bitch…
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2021 at 12:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m hearing word Dune is a “part 1”, and there’s... 1,098 Views / 50 Replies  
I’m hearing word Dune is a “part 1”, and there’s no firm deal for a “part 2”.


Edit: are stillsuits black in the books?
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2021 at 12:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Seeing people cross the street while looking at... 248,221 Views / 671 Replies  
Seeing people cross the street while looking at their phone is a minor irritant.

I’m not saying I’ve never done it, but my lifetime count is below 5.
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2021 at 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Did anyone play Shadowlord? That was our go to... 362 Views / 4 Replies  
Did anyone play Shadowlord? That was our go to “fiddly bits” game back in the day, though it’s put to shame by current fiddly bits games.

Of course, real gamers play Diplomacy.
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2021 at 11:27 AM, in Gaming
I may have already mentioned this, but I have two... 81,985 Views / 285 Replies  
I may have already mentioned this, but I have two of the same coffee maker. One needs 3/4-cup of grounds, the other needs a full cup.

No idea why. Maximum minor irritant.
Posted by subego, on Sep 19, 2021 at 05:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I asked. She’s union. 78,018 Views / 370 Replies  
I asked. She’s union.
Posted by subego, on Sep 19, 2021 at 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We have an audience today. ... 78,018 Views / 370 Replies  
We have an audience today.

https://imgur.com/cyultml.jpg
Posted by subego, on Sep 19, 2021 at 11:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ironically, his Ameritrash feels a bit more like... 362 Views / 4 Replies  
Ironically, his Ameritrash feels a bit more like 40K.

One of the newish flavors of RPG doesn’t let the GM roll dice. I get that, but I love rolling dice!
Posted by subego, on Sep 18, 2021 at 04:37 PM, in Gaming
I’d bank it all on Alito. :) Since 2016,... 1,329,693 Views / 2,992 Replies  
I’d bank it all on Alito. :)

Since 2016, which is when I started paying close attention, we’ve had abortion opinions from Thomas, Gorsuch, and Kavanaugh. No other Justice on the Court has ever...
Posted by subego, on Sep 18, 2021 at 12:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So far I don’t know anyone who’s died (knock on... 341,328 Views / 1,268 Replies  
So far I don’t know anyone who’s died (knock on wood), but I have a small network.

I know one long hauler.
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2021 at 10:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If Roberts is unwilling to overturn recent... 1,329,693 Views / 2,992 Replies  
If Roberts is unwilling to overturn recent abortion precedent he explicitly disagrees with, he’s not a swing vote. Roberts will uphold Roe and Casey. Full stop.
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2021 at 10:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It looks like Pomi is still around. They had a... 248,221 Views / 671 Replies  
It looks like Pomi is still around. They had a bankruptcy problem awhile back.

For anyone not familiar, they’re strained or chopped Italian tomatoes. It has a long shelf life, so I’ve always...
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2021 at 05:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Roberts doesn’t need to be convinced. ... 1,329,693 Views / 2,992 Replies  
Roberts doesn’t need to be convinced.

Roberts concurred with Alito’s dissent on Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. Alito argued the law under review only made minor, severable violations of...
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2021 at 04:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This has nothing to do with my reply. I was... 1,329,693 Views / 2,992 Replies  
This has nothing to do with my reply.

I was referring only to the proposal of combating the law by burying the Governor of Texas with spurious claims he was party to an abortion.

Anyone...
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2021 at 01:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m naturally sweaty, so even my iPad Pro is... 828 Views / 55 Replies  
I’m naturally sweaty, so even my iPad Pro is dodgy, but I should mention it’s almost 6 years old (which relates to Apple not offering compelling upgrades).
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
chup, I genuinely think you’re awesome, but you... 2,347 Views / 91 Replies  
chup, I genuinely think you’re awesome, but you should probably take some of your own advice in regards to anger management. There’s a lot of hostility going on.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 06:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the reasons I hate headphones is the... 828 Views / 55 Replies  
One of the reasons I hate headphones is the impact on my situational awareness. A car is the last place I want to use headphones, even if it’s only one ear.

Full disclosure: I don’t drive a lot....
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FaceID almost never screws up for me, whereas it... 828 Views / 55 Replies  
FaceID almost never screws up for me, whereas it was constant with TouchID.

I did like the “unlock in my pocket trick” (when it worked), but frankly, I prefer being able to see my notifications.
...
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 04:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a good recipe, but it takes forever to... 248,221 Views / 671 Replies  
I have a good recipe, but it takes forever to cook, and then really needs to sit in the fridge for a day to reach maximum flavor.

I don’t know if you can still get Pomi.
...
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Alito is pivotal to any abortion case. As the... 1,329,693 Views / 2,992 Replies  
Alito is pivotal to any abortion case. As the “abortion specialist” for the conservative wing of the Court, he commands the ear of five Justices, including Roberts, who normally concurs with him....
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 03:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
FaceID isn’t made useless by traces of moisture. 828 Views / 55 Replies  
FaceID isn’t made useless by traces of moisture.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 02:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My guess is the person filing the suit is going... 1,329,693 Views / 2,992 Replies  
My guess is the person filing the suit is going to need to make a sworn affidavit, so that’s a risk of five in the slam if it’s bullshit.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2021 at 02:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Let me ask a general question. If a party... 1,329,693 Views / 2,992 Replies  
Let me ask a general question.

If a party sues someone who is likely immune, does the plaintiff bear any responsibility or burden to address in their filing the likely immunity of the defendant?
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 11:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I feel like the iPhone battery became fine (i.e.,... 828 Views / 55 Replies  
I feel like the iPhone battery became fine (i.e., lasts longer than a day), from the X onward.
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 11:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, it was posted in response to my explanation... 1,329,693 Views / 2,992 Replies  
Well, it was posted in response to my explanation of Alito’s rationale, which I gather you disagree with, and assumed it was a challenge to his rationale.

Similar to the one given earlier that...
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 07:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Which is precisely why it shouldn’t have beans.... 248,221 Views / 671 Replies  
Which is precisely why it shouldn’t have beans. This maximizes the chili per square foot.
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 07:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s a tax on people who go to McDonald’s when... 248,221 Views / 671 Replies  
It’s a tax on people who go to McDonald’s when there’s Texas BBQ to be had.

Speaking of Texas, beans are a minor irritant in my chili.
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 05:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Respectfully (and I really do mean that) this is... 1,329,693 Views / 2,992 Replies  
Respectfully (and I really do mean that) this is an ad hominem, and carries no weight.

The character of the person making the argument is irrelevant to the qualities of the argument they make.
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 04:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Lou Grant > MTMS 102,242 Views / 388 Replies  
Lou Grant > MTMS
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2021 at 12:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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