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I’ve heard multiple people deride drugstore... 93,356 Views / 583 Replies  
I’ve heard multiple people deride drugstore reading glasses. They seem fine to me. Am I missing something?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 07:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was there the first year guests couldn’t stay... 45,500 Views / 395 Replies  
I was there the first year guests couldn’t stay past 11.

People cried bloody murder, though I’m sure we were still in the Wild West compared to what it has to be now.
Posted by subego, on Sep 20, 2019 at 09:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s like they wanted you to sneak in. Right... 45,500 Views / 395 Replies  
It’s like they wanted you to sneak in.

Right next to the gate was a wall of “breeze blocks”.

https://imgur.com/kYGjKvw.jpg

In other words, a wall made of secure handholds and footholds.
...
Posted by subego, on Sep 19, 2019 at 05:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The point was made that if you forget to put on... 45,500 Views / 395 Replies  
The point was made that if you forget to put on your seatbelt, the ****er beeps at you until you remember.

As for Storrowing, now it’s my turn for a flashback to being 18. My dorm was on...
Posted by subego, on Sep 19, 2019 at 04:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/OrganicKindlyBear-size_r... 45,500 Views / 395 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/OrganicKindlyBear-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Sep 19, 2019 at 01:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oooh... my dad had a Gremlin. IIUC, the... 14,811 Views / 242 Replies  
Oooh... my dad had a Gremlin.

IIUC, the rear wheels flew off, and then it was on to a Pinto.
Posted by subego, on Sep 18, 2019 at 11:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fall in to the Gap? 14,811 Views / 242 Replies  
Fall in to the Gap?
Posted by subego, on Sep 18, 2019 at 09:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“Stop bothering me.” 14,811 Views / 242 Replies  
“Stop bothering me.”
Posted by subego, on Sep 18, 2019 at 01:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
To be fair, though, I have no trouble... 14,811 Views / 242 Replies  
To be fair, though, I have no trouble understanding what Principal Smith is trying to communicate. Both directly, and via implication.
Posted by subego, on Sep 18, 2019 at 12:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cursory Google brings up a story where the... 93,356 Views / 583 Replies  
Cursory Google brings up a story where the developer of a gated community went under before they could finish the roads. The residents went to the County for relief, and the County told them to go...
Posted by subego, on Sep 18, 2019 at 11:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I feel this is a typical problem with management... 14,811 Views / 242 Replies  
I feel this is a typical problem with management in general.
Posted by subego, on Sep 18, 2019 at 10:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cotton, FTW. 14,811 Views / 242 Replies  
Cotton, FTW.
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2019 at 05:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What prompted the question was one street was a... 93,356 Views / 583 Replies  
What prompted the question was one street was a no outlet, and then the next one over was a dead end. Both end at a river.

AFAICT, they’re the essentially the same. The no outlet has an REI next...
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2019 at 03:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/SaneSaneAndeancondor-siz... 45,500 Views / 395 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/SaneSaneAndeancondor-size_restricted.gif

Apparently a closed road people were using anyway.
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2019 at 08:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s got auto-butt detection. 120,775 Views / 865 Replies  
It’s got auto-butt detection.
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2019 at 07:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is what I settled on... ... 120,775 Views / 865 Replies  
This is what I settled on...

https://imgur.com/VzkcfEg.jpg

It’s actually huge. Like, the diameter of a baseball. It’s $21, so not the end of the world if it sucks.
...
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2019 at 08:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, now I’m worried about some of my After... 524 Views / 6 Replies  
Well, now I’m worried about some of my After Effects plug-ins, which have network based copy protection. They’re definitely going flip out over a clone.

Unlike iCloud, these I actually do need.
...
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2019 at 05:35 PM, in macOS
Oh... no question. But, and I guess it’s... 45,500 Views / 395 Replies  
Oh... no question.

But, and I guess it’s ultimately kind of sad, you can also see her, well... pretty much just give up.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2019 at 04:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I “need” GPS (Waze) on my commute to route me... 120,775 Views / 865 Replies  
I “need” GPS (Waze) on my commute to route me around traffic.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2019 at 01:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve almost wiped out looking at a map. :) 120,775 Views / 865 Replies  
I’ve almost wiped out looking at a map. :)
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2019 at 01:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have no trouble believing the argument that... 120,775 Views / 865 Replies  
I have no trouble believing the argument that texting while driving is like, a really, really bad idea.

I admit, I base this somewhat on my own experience of narrowly avoiding death when texting...
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2019 at 12:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I know it sounds extreme, but you know what... 120,775 Views / 865 Replies  
I know it sounds extreme, but you know what should be illegal?

Crossing the street while looking at your cell phone. This really freaks me out when I see it.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2019 at 12:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I feel like the old woman has good awareness, and... 45,500 Views / 395 Replies  
I feel like the old woman has good awareness, and then the opposite of reflexes.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2019 at 12:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I looked over our law, and it’s typical Illinois... 120,775 Views / 865 Replies  
I looked over our law, and it’s typical Illinois overdoing it.

Except for the one touch to answer a call, all touching of electronic devices is prohibited unless you’re in park. This includes the...
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2019 at 12:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I should probably start doing that. What’s... 120,775 Views / 865 Replies  
I should probably start doing that.

What’s stopped me is Siri is dumb. Like, dog dumb.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2019 at 11:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/TheseAromaticBlowfish-si... 45,500 Views / 395 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/TheseAromaticBlowfish-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2019 at 07:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The hack I use to pair Alexa with my home... 22,124 Views / 159 Replies  
The hack I use to pair Alexa with my home automation software just broke. Looks like permanently.

:(
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2019 at 10:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How do they decide whether it’s no outlet or a... 93,356 Views / 583 Replies  
How do they decide whether it’s no outlet or a dead end?
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2019 at 02:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Decided to retire these beads. Not giving up... 120,775 Views / 865 Replies  
Decided to retire these beads. Not giving up entirely, but the idea is on hold right now.

Next up is I liked what the Rain-X did for my underwater camera dome, so I’m trying some Aquapel, which...
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2019 at 12:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/DelightfulGrossBigmouthb... 45,500 Views / 395 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/DelightfulGrossBigmouthbass-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2019 at 10:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks both for the help! :) 524 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks both for the help! :)
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2019 at 09:50 PM, in macOS
I started paying because in ye olden days, when... 2,556 Views / 31 Replies  
I started paying because in ye olden days, when YouTube had 20 minute limits, I used to put the “game tapes” from band performances on Dropbox for the band to access.

The irony is, that was so...
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2019 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ehh... I was going to bitch about everyone being... 2,556 Views / 31 Replies  
Ehh... I was going to bitch about everyone being cheapskates, but there really does need to be a at least a couple price points between $120 and $0.
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2019 at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/iF0Dvch.jpg “Let Freedom... 45,500 Views / 395 Replies  
https://imgur.com/iF0Dvch.jpg

“Let Freedom Wing”
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2019 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Seat beads apparently precipitate a critical ass... 120,775 Views / 865 Replies  
Seat beads apparently precipitate a critical ass breakdown at about the two hour mark.
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2019 at 10:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/t9giGZa.jpg Not Lemon... 537 Views / 5 Replies  
https://imgur.com/t9giGZa.jpg

Not Lemon Coolers, but not bad either.
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2019 at 10:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If I’m on speakerphone, I do the thing where I... 14,811 Views / 242 Replies  
If I’m on speakerphone, I do the thing where I hold it flat and point the mic at my mouth, but I don’t speakerphone out in public.
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2019 at 12:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s a very good question! :) I guess... 524 Views / 6 Replies  
That’s a very good question! :)

I guess not... signing-in a new computer is force of habit, really. I guess I could make dubious use of “Find my Mac” if it gets ripped, but that’s about it.
...
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2019 at 12:14 PM, in macOS
I think Carbon Copy Cloner can create a recovery... 524 Views / 6 Replies  
I think Carbon Copy Cloner can create a recovery partition.

I guess the only thing I’m really worried about with a clone is iCloud thinking I’m trying to spoof myself.
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2019 at 11:01 AM, in macOS
Ah! Got it! Didn’t realize that model Pro was a... 17,036 Views / 191 Replies  
Ah! Got it! Didn’t realize that model Pro was a dualie.
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2019 at 10:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What’s the Best Way to Set Up “Identical” Computers? 524 Views / 6 Replies  
In other words, I’ve got a computer set up perfectly as a node in a render farm.

I’m going to add an identical computer as another node, and I want the OS set up exactly the same way. Accounts,...
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2019 at 11:47 PM, in macOS
If I’m understanding right, the idea is to use a... 17,036 Views / 191 Replies  
If I’m understanding right, the idea is to use a dual-CPU Xserve with 6 cores per socket. Unless there’s an I/O bottleneck somewhere, it should be like two Minis for $1,000.
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2019 at 08:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks again everyone for the info! :) I... 17,036 Views / 191 Replies  
Thanks again everyone for the info! :)

I like the idea of upgrading old Xserves, but the reality seems like more effort than it’s worth. I have no disposable time right now, though. That’ll change...
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2019 at 07:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you! :) I’m a little confused by it,... 17,036 Views / 191 Replies  
Thank you! :)

I’m a little confused by it, though. Anyone know the difference between an 8-Core Actual and an 8-Core Apple?
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2019 at 12:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://imgur.com/qY0LeKk.gif Driver... 45,500 Views / 395 Replies  
http://imgur.com/qY0LeKk.gif

Driver apparently slammed on the gas instead of the brake. One guess as to whether they were over 80.

Also note what looks like an exploding Samsung.
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2019 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The form factor is the main appeal of the Mini... 17,036 Views / 191 Replies  
The form factor is the main appeal of the Mini over a pile of PC parts. That and being a Mac. :)

The Xserve has a form I can deal with, but the killer might be memory. Is 48 GB the max? That’s...
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2019 at 10:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I see the psychology they’re trying for, but when... 14,811 Views / 242 Replies  
I see the psychology they’re trying for, but when it happens on my cellular, they’ve kinda shown their hand.
Posted by subego, on Sep 9, 2019 at 08:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yesterday, because of rain, we didn’t get started... 8,167 Views / 158 Replies  
Yesterday, because of rain, we didn’t get started until nine ****ing hours after call time.

It was worth it, though.

https://imgur.com/mTn8ahC.jpg

(Photo not by me)


That’s Agent Meklos...
Posted by subego, on Sep 9, 2019 at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks both for the info! :) The interface... 17,036 Views / 191 Replies  
Thanks both for the info! :)

The interface shouldn’t matter much. Once a node set up, it runs automatically. My new Mini will be headless.
Posted by subego, on Sep 8, 2019 at 12:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That they stopped making Lemon Cooler cookies. 14,811 Views / 242 Replies  
That they stopped making Lemon Cooler cookies.
Posted by subego, on Sep 7, 2019 at 09:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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