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Hell… I had a shoot with some BB guns, and made... 299,142 Views / 692 Replies  
Hell… I had a shoot with some BB guns, and made sure there were no BBs whatsoever on set.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 03:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hearing more and more reports this was real ammo... 299,142 Views / 692 Replies  
Hearing more and more reports this was real ammo with a real bullet. Which is insane.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 07:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Turns out I misremembered the Brandon Lee deal. ... 299,142 Views / 692 Replies  
Turns out I misremembered the Brandon Lee deal.

No firings, but the chief armorer had left for the day. The assistant who remained was a new hire.

What was stuck in the barrel was a wooden...
Posted by subego, on Oct 22, 2021 at 10:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No official word yet on how many shots were... 299,142 Views / 692 Replies  
No official word yet on how many shots were fired, but it’s being reported this production had already encountered what should be career-ending mistakes. Like guns that were supposed to be empty not...
Posted by subego, on Oct 22, 2021 at 07:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Usually what happens when a blank goes “wrong” is... 299,142 Views / 692 Replies  
Usually what happens when a blank goes “wrong” is something somehow gets stuck in the barrel, which the blank then propels out. That’s what happened with Lee.
Posted by subego, on Oct 22, 2021 at 12:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So, yeah, umm… Alec Baldwin shot and killed the... 299,142 Views / 692 Replies  
So, yeah, umm… Alec Baldwin shot and killed the Director of Photography of the movie he was working on.

Presumably, it was an accident, but one of his brothers made a tweet which implied he was...
Posted by subego, on Oct 22, 2021 at 08:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If patient A has a better survival prognosis than... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
If patient A has a better survival prognosis than patient B because patient A is more compliant than patient B, patient A merits the transplant more.

I smoke. Someone who’s never touched a...
Posted by subego, on Oct 22, 2021 at 07:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Avoiding the harm caused by withholding an organ... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
Avoiding the harm caused by withholding an organ from a more deserving patient is self-evidently of greater importance than (i.e, holds primacy over) avoiding harm a patient may inflict upon...
Posted by subego, on Oct 21, 2021 at 06:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My favorite part of the griddle version is the... 4,824 Views / 25 Replies  
My favorite part of the griddle version is the crust stays soft, and the bread inside gets crispy.

Not dry at all though, because the crispy part’s basically been shallow fried.


Somewhat...
Posted by subego, on Oct 21, 2021 at 04:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Phones not on silent. Volume is almost jacked to... 2,485 Views / 90 Replies  
Phones not on silent. Volume is almost jacked to max.

Not getting text notifications.
Posted by subego, on Oct 21, 2021 at 03:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I really meant griddle vs. oven. 4,824 Views / 25 Replies  
I really meant griddle vs. oven.
Posted by subego, on Oct 21, 2021 at 09:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Garlic bread that’s been griddled instead of... 4,824 Views / 25 Replies  
Garlic bread that’s been griddled instead of baked.
Posted by subego, on Oct 21, 2021 at 12:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In this context, when I say I prioritize personal... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
In this context, when I say I prioritize personal freedom, it means I’m going to allow the donor and the recipient to adopt (almost) any amount of personal risk to themselves.

In other words, we...
Posted by subego, on Oct 20, 2021 at 11:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The primary reason transplants demand maximal... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
The primary reason transplants demand maximal compliance from the patient is to make use of a scarce resource, the organ. Since this case involves the direct donation of an organ, those concerns...
Posted by subego, on Oct 20, 2021 at 01:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Interesting. That looks like a video site,... 1,353,968 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Interesting.

That looks like a video site, owned by wn.com, a 1.0 era news aggregator.

I feel like Imgur would have worse crap on it.
Posted by subego, on Oct 20, 2021 at 11:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Rehosted. https://imgur.com/iMLt2C4.jpg 1,353,968 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Rehosted.

https://imgur.com/iMLt2C4.jpg
Posted by subego, on Oct 20, 2021 at 09:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
They’re named “snagless boots”, which implies... 268 Views / 14 Replies  
They’re named “snagless boots”, which implies snag reduction is their primary purpose.

Also, the boot and connectors are separate components. That the boot has housing for the clip tells you...
Posted by subego, on Oct 20, 2021 at 09:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you talking about the semicircle thing at the... 268 Views / 14 Replies  
Are you talking about the semicircle thing at the top?

https://imgur.com/EMfeLM5.jpg

That’s not really a support, it’s a shield to keep the clip from snagging when you pull the cable.
Posted by subego, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve addressed most of, if not all these points. ... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
I’ve addressed most of, if not all these points.

If the hospital doesn’t have the resources, obviously they shouldn’t do the transplant.
If the doctor feels the stress of the operation isn’t...
Posted by subego, on Oct 19, 2021 at 09:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Which others? People paying into the insurance... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
Which others? People paying into the insurance pool?
Posted by subego, on Oct 19, 2021 at 08:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Based on the principle of taking personal... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
Based on the principle of taking personal responsibility, I’m gonna say other libertarians are responsible for defending their own dipshit conclusions, not me. :)
Posted by subego, on Oct 19, 2021 at 03:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, any ideology is going to have internal... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
Well, any ideology is going to have internal conflicts the adherent will need to prioritize. I prioritize personal liberty. If a potential organ donor is aware of the risks (such as the recipient...
Posted by subego, on Oct 19, 2021 at 12:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve toyed with the idea of going back, but it... 26,824 Views / 113 Replies  
I’ve toyed with the idea of going back, but it always hits me at 2AM, and I don’t want to bother because the store’s closed.

The new content seems compelling, but I’m surprised it took them this...
Posted by subego, on Oct 19, 2021 at 12:07 PM, in Gaming
I had devised a “perfect storm” mechanism for how... 258,385 Views / 699 Replies  
I had devised a “perfect storm” mechanism for how I had caused the delay in the new device message, but turns out it’s Apple’s fault. Just happened again.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 11:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe it’s my libertarian bent, but if someone... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
Maybe it’s my libertarian bent, but if someone has knowledge of the potential risks and willingly wants to donate their kidney to her, I feel she should be able to have it.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 11:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It should be able to. 321 Views / 6 Replies  
It should be able to.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 11:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
As long as the donor is aware of the risk of... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
As long as the donor is aware of the risk of waste, I feel that’s an issue between the donor and the recipient.

Though, as you touched on earlier, there’s always the potential the donor is being...
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 10:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You’ve set the bar very low. 387 Views / 21 Replies  
You’ve set the bar very low.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 05:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My only first-hand knowledge of Shriners is they... 1,353,968 Views / 3,055 Replies  
My only first-hand knowledge of Shriners is they built this huge building in downtown Chicago, the “Medinah Temple”. It ended up a Bloomingdale’s, but they split last year so it’s currently empty.
...
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 05:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Jumping back to the transplant discussion... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
Jumping back to the transplant discussion quickly, I want to pass along something (IIRC) I picked up from one of Glenn’s articles.

There are countless ways a transplant doctor can botch the...
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 04:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My best guess is it’s the photos. 321 Views / 6 Replies  
My best guess is it’s the photos.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 02:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ironically, my favorite parts of the hummus are... 4,824 Views / 25 Replies  
Ironically, my favorite parts of the hummus are the garlic part, and the tastes like hummus part.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 02:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The basic gist is: Trump 45 [Gun] ... 1,353,968 Views / 3,055 Replies  
The basic gist is:


Trump 45

[Gun]

Because the 44 didn’t work for 8 years.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 02:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Colin Powell died. That’s a drag. Always... 1,353,968 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Colin Powell died.

That’s a drag. Always liked him.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 08:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Had to use Bing! (fries’ done) instead of Google... 258,385 Views / 699 Replies  
Had to use Bing! (fries’ done) instead of Google to steal a movie because Google scrubs their shit.

(I would have gladly paid were it possible to get a hard copy)
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 07:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, it does include that… but this is the kind... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
Yes, it does include that… but this is the kind of reply I’m looking for. It’s bringing up a new point I hadn’t thought of, and I’d say it’s probably a tougher nut to crack than getting them in for...
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 06:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I use OmniFocus! Fallout is one of my... 387 Views / 21 Replies  
I use OmniFocus!

Fallout is one of my favorite games ever, so their ports are near and dear to me. I actually wrote them a thank you email when it came out.
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 06:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, you’re just a veritable forum baby compared... 387 Views / 21 Replies  
Well, you’re just a veritable forum baby compared to me.

I came on board because this was the spot to keep track of OS X native software. ‘Member OmniWeb?
Posted by subego, on Oct 18, 2021 at 12:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If the procedure harms others, it is not safe. I... 356,636 Views / 1,366 Replies  
If the procedure harms others, it is not safe. I address the harm to others by making the foundational premise of the question that the procedure is safe.

If due to the patient’s self-destructive...
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2021 at 11:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It seems wrong. I like hummus a lot, but it’s... 4,824 Views / 25 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 Oct 17, 2021 at 06:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If a person needs a transplant and we do nothing,... 356,636 Views / 1,366 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 Oct 17, 2021 at 06:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This sounds disgusting. 4,824 Views / 25 Replies  
This sounds disgusting.
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2021 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The question asks you to pretend the procedure is... 356,636 Views / 1,366 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 Oct 16, 2021 at 09:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I found an iPad a couple days ago which got lost... 258,385 Views / 699 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... 82,001 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... 4,824 Views / 25 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... 356,636 Views / 1,366 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... 356,636 Views / 1,366 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. ... 258,385 Views / 699 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... 356,636 Views / 1,366 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
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