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It seems wrong. I like hummus a lot, but it’s... 4,608 Views / 15 Replies  
It seems wrong. I like hummus a lot, but it’s already kinda gross to begin with. This just makes it worse. Also seems like a weird sweet-savory mix. I’d go more regional and do date or fig if I...
Posted by subego, on Today at 06:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If a person needs a transplant and we do nothing,... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
If a person needs a transplant and we do nothing, we can calculate the probability of various outcomes. Things like (but not limited to) life expectancy, or quality of life.

We can also calculate...
Posted by subego, on Today at 06:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This sounds disgusting. 4,608 Views / 15 Replies  
This sounds disgusting.
Posted by subego, on Today at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The question asks you to pretend the procedure is... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
The question asks you to pretend the procedure is safe by an objective measure.

The replies you cite do not do this.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 09:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I found an iPad a couple days ago which got lost... 255,559 Views / 696 Replies  
I found an iPad a couple days ago which got lost in the “discontinuity” of the pandemic, and through a perfect storm of events, the “new device” warning from Apple didn’t come until today.

For a...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 10:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Production is wrapping up. We’re officially out... 80,624 Views / 371 Replies  
Production is wrapping up. We’re officially out of the house that was our exterior location.

https://imgur.com/tTIMuvQ.jpg

It’s kinda sad. I really love this place.
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m not sure if Waze is humoring me, or it’s... 4,608 Views / 15 Replies  
I’m not sure if Waze is humoring me, or it’s learned something, but now it takes me on my side street route to the expressway.
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Off-the-cuff, that sounds unethical to me, unless... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
Off-the-cuff, that sounds unethical to me, unless the procedure will make things worse. If it won’t make things worse, and there’s no one else who can use it, what’s the justification for not...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 01:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:) The point of the exercise is to learn... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
:)

The point of the exercise is to learn about and from each other by playing pretend.

Pretend performing the transplant on the vaccine refuser is safe by an objective measure.

Would you...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 01:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In hindsight, I really should have doubled down. ... 255,559 Views / 696 Replies  
In hindsight, I really should have doubled down.

“Yes officer, I decided to leave all my clothes, the keys to my apartment, and my shoes, so I could hock this IV stand. You caught me fair and...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 12:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s a question. In general, do they kick... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
Here’s a question.

In general, do they kick alcoholics (for example) off the list, or just put them at the bottom?

Strictly in terms of conserving a precious resource (organs), does not putting...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 12:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Thankfully, the medications on the prescription... 255,559 Views / 696 Replies  
Thankfully, the medications on the prescription were right, so I’d be okay even if they filled it.

Not quite a medication error, but my blood sugar can be iffy, and when I was in the hospital once...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The importance of this due to waiting lists. If... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
The importance of this due to waiting lists. If it’s a direct donor, or condition one on my my list, that’s irrelevant.¹



¹ Unless the patient’s behavior is so self-destructive that performing...
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 11:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:lol: Actually, that relates to another... 255,559 Views / 696 Replies  
:lol:

Actually, that relates to another minor irritant with this prescription.

This prescription I was originally given was printed by computer, so no messy handwriting, but it was for someone...
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 12:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From the horse’s mouth… ... 1,349,463 Views / 3,040 Replies  
From the horse’s mouth…

https://about.usps.com/what/strategic-plans/delivering-for-america/assets/USPS-Fact-Sheet_FCM-Service-Standard-Change.pdf
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 11:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That my fourth assumption was satisfied was an... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
That my fourth assumption was satisfied was an explicit condition of the (hypothetical) question.

As I said earlier, you are giving good and correct answers that I agree with, but they’re answers...
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 11:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
“Take one capsule by mouth, two if by sea.” ... 255,559 Views / 696 Replies  
“Take one capsule by mouth, two if by sea.”


Another minor irritant. 8 hour doses. Extended release that shit.
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 01:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ll be charitable and say they’re trying to... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
I’ll be charitable and say they’re trying to strong-arm the person. Of course, punishment is part of that strategy.
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 12:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Good call! Googling some examples, it looks more... 255,559 Views / 696 Replies  
Good call! Googling some examples, it looks more widely spaced, and also looks like it uses less dots than Arabic.

My rough translation is “take one capsule by mouth three times daily until all...
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I only see that having an appreciable effect with... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
I only see that having an appreciable effect with 3.

1 makes it less work than normal, and they need to do the analysis for 2 and 4 with everyone, we’re just adding a variable we presumably have...
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 10:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You got it! :) 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
You got it! :)
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 10:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I said this was a direct donation of a kidney,... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
I said this was a direct donation of a kidney, right?
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 10:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So, we’re having one of those disconnects we... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
So, we’re having one of those disconnects we have. :)

For example, an explicit premise of my question is the procedure isn’t a strain on resources.

You offer strain on resources as a reason to...
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 03:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
London police taking 'no further action' over... 484 Views / 5 Replies  
London police taking 'no further action' over Prince Andrew review (https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/10/11/uk/london-police-prince-andrew-intl-gbr/index.html)


🙈
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 12:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Definitely not Hebrew. My Googling says... 255,559 Views / 696 Replies  
Definitely not Hebrew.

My Googling says Arabic, too. More specifically, there isn’t some other script which can be easily confused for Arabic. Maybe it’s not a good font.

Here’s some Arabic I...
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 11:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If they believe the risks to others to be... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
If they believe the risks to others to be unacceptably high, then the recipient hasn’t fulfilled qualification 3 in the list.
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 06:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
None I can think of. Thankfully, the supplement... 255,559 Views / 696 Replies  
None I can think of. Thankfully, the supplement was in English.

Is it Arabic? I know it looks like it, but I can’t shake the feeling it’s something else. Too wide looking.
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 06:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wouldn’t refusing under these conditions be... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
Wouldn’t refusing under these conditions be “doing harm”?
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 05:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
When this is the dosage on your prescription. ... 255,559 Views / 696 Replies  
When this is the dosage on your prescription.

https://imgur.com/KeFN3bu.jpg





Upon reflection, maybe this should have gone in Woops!
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Unfortunately, the way civil liberties work, you... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
Unfortunately, the way civil liberties work, you have to go to the mat all the time to defend utter morons, because if you don’t, the liberty isn’t there anymore when someone needs to make legitimate...
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 03:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think this got tangled. I said if there’s... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
I think this got tangled.

I said if there’s no reasonable way to admit the recipient without an acceptable margin of safety, then it makes sense to deny the procedure. So, I’m not discounting the...
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If I’m trying to select text in a text box, say... 2,130 Views / 87 Replies  
If I’m trying to select text in a text box, say right here on this forum, there’s often some sort of overflow error and the page skates away from the text box.

Pairs nicely with the italics button...
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 08:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a specific, real-world case. It’s for a... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
This is a specific, real-world case. It’s for a kidney.

If there is absolutely no reasonable way for the recipient to be admitted without an acceptable margin of safety, then I can accept denying...
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 08:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just so I’m clear, the scenario you’re talking... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
Just so I’m clear, the scenario you’re talking about is someone brings COVID into the hospital, the organ recipient catches it, and then the organ recipient spreads it to other patients? The organ...
Posted by subego, on Oct 11, 2021 at 11:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Now I’m flopping back. :) I wanted to see if... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
Now I’m flopping back. :)

I wanted to see if any news source was mentioning the lifetime problem, and I came across this article about the policy of a hospital network in Toronto.
...
Posted by subego, on Oct 11, 2021 at 09:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I guess I consider it “less passive-aggressive... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
I guess I consider it “less passive-aggressive than the usual”.
Posted by subego, on Oct 11, 2021 at 02:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In trying to determine a rough estimate of the... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
In trying to determine a rough estimate of the likelihood the transplant recipient would catch COVID, I discovered a mistaken assumption on my part.

I thought transplant recipients were on...
Posted by subego, on Oct 11, 2021 at 02:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I can see kicking people off the waiting list,... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
I can see kicking people off the waiting list, but that doesn’t apply here. It’s a friend/family member making the donation directly to the recipient.
Posted by subego, on Oct 11, 2021 at 12:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe I’m misunderstanding, but the scenario... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
Maybe I’m misunderstanding, but the scenario you’re describing sounds like what I called a “generic religious objector”, not an organ transplant donor/recipient.

Even if the donor/recipient is...
Posted by subego, on Oct 11, 2021 at 11:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My knee-jerk response is the consequence of death... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
My knee-jerk response is the consequence of death is rather extreme, and if I’m going to impose that consequence, I can’t claim the person I’m imposing it on is being allowed free expression.

I’m...
Posted by subego, on Oct 10, 2021 at 06:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The panel didn’t share their reasoning, so... 188,499 Views / 716 Replies  
The panel didn’t share their reasoning, so there’s not much for me to go on other than their previous rulings.

Judge Ho is singled out for an opinion calling abortions a “moral tragedy”.

I...
Posted by subego, on Oct 10, 2021 at 02:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In one example, IIUC, either the patient or the... 353,027 Views / 1,333 Replies  
In one example, IIUC, either the patient or the donor is refusing the vaccine because they’ve had COVID.

Is that a legit reason to block the transplant?

The other party in this case has a...
Posted by subego, on Oct 10, 2021 at 02:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
They’re actually rebuilding an entire stretch of... 296,052 Views / 680 Replies  
They’re actually rebuilding an entire stretch of this line that’s over 100 years old. Stations, elevated infrastructure, everything.
Posted by subego, on Oct 8, 2021 at 06:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Local woops. Photo not by me. ... 296,052 Views / 680 Replies  
Local woops. Photo not by me.

https://imgur.com/DyhhUQY.jpg
Posted by subego, on Oct 8, 2021 at 04:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My favorite argument from this decision is that... 188,499 Views / 716 Replies  
My favorite argument from this decision is that Texas government may have the authority to pull this shit on the people of Texas, but they don’t have the authority to pull it on Federal inmates in...
Posted by subego, on Oct 8, 2021 at 04:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
15.0.1 dropped. Still buggy. 2,130 Views / 87 Replies  
15.0.1 dropped. Still buggy.
Posted by subego, on Oct 8, 2021 at 03:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, umm… ew. Totally gross. 1,349,463 Views / 3,040 Replies  
Yeah, umm… ew. Totally gross.
Posted by subego, on Oct 7, 2021 at 10:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The whole thing is just kinda buggy tbh. 0.1... 2,130 Views / 87 Replies  
The whole thing is just kinda buggy tbh. 0.1 can’t come soon enough.
Posted by subego, on Oct 7, 2021 at 03:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They want you to buy presents. 1,349,463 Views / 3,040 Replies  
They want you to buy presents.
Posted by subego, on Oct 7, 2021 at 02:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That shouldn’t matter. Unless this is an alt,... 1,349,463 Views / 3,040 Replies  
That shouldn’t matter. Unless this is an alt, Facebook knows it’s you, and has figured out why your IP hops around.
Posted by subego, on Oct 7, 2021 at 02:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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