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Where I lived people inside the elevator like... 18,485 Views / 275 Replies  
Where I lived people inside the elevator like holding the elevator door open for others inside the elevator to exit when the elevator door opens. Kind of like a gentleman thing to do. I hate it...
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 17, 2019 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple Cider Vinegar uses 367 Views / 15 Replies  
I have had charley horses for a while now, maybe 2x a year. Very painful sensation that leaves the muscles sore for hours. But recently, that 2x a year changed to once a month.I tried eating bananas...
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 8, 2019 at 10:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not nut corn, but maybe will satisfy your... 18,485 Views / 275 Replies  
Not nut corn, but maybe will satisfy your cravings: coated, roasted peanuts; wasabi peas; or pork rinds.
Posted by mindwaves, on Oct 1, 2019 at 04:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple Arcade 761 Views / 1 Replies  
Just download iOS 13 and anxious to try Apple Arcade. Downloaded Red Reign and will play soon. I think this will be good for me as I absolutely hate getting diamonds, points, coins, etc to speed up...
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 20, 2019 at 04:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I went shopping for long pants a few months back... 18,485 Views / 275 Replies  
I went shopping for long pants a few months back and discovered almost all jeans were slim fit or skinny fit. I just wanted normal pants!
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 18, 2019 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, for the Cook-note today, I am most... 19,922 Views / 194 Replies  
Well, for the Cook-note today, I am most interested in the Apple Watch series 5, mainly because of the always on display. To me, that is the entire purpose of the watch, which is to tell the time,...
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 10, 2019 at 10:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I did the Apple Cash card thing and accumulated... 2,057 Views / 6 Replies  
I did the Apple Cash card thing and accumulated $9 on it. I thought that I could select it when making an Apple Pay transaction and deduct the price of the goods bought from my Apple Cash card...
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 10, 2019 at 05:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like watching Can't Pay We'll Take It Away,... 1,203 Views / 5 Replies  
I like watching Can't Pay We'll Take It Away, especially when the high court enforcement people take away goods from businesses. Taking away people's cars is also satisfying.
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 5, 2019 at 10:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was thinking about getting my upcoming car... 131,339 Views / 921 Replies  
I was thinking about getting my upcoming car wrapped. I read it protects the car from grit on the road such as pebbles, sand, etc. It is just a thin piece of plastic that is overlayed on the car. If...
Posted by mindwaves, on Sep 3, 2019 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For the bananas, I place peeled ripe bananas in a... 18,485 Views / 275 Replies  
For the bananas, I place peeled ripe bananas in a ziplock bag and freeze them. Good for a milkshake weeks later.
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 27, 2019 at 12:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
By the side, I didn’t mean dangling off on the... 18,485 Views / 275 Replies  
By the side, I didn’t mean dangling off on the side. I mean on the side of the seats but still on the seats. That way one can sit down right away when carrying a bunch of stuff without having to sit...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 23, 2019 at 09:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know why it is done, of course. It doesn't make... 18,485 Views / 275 Replies  
I know why it is done, of course. It doesn't make it not annoying.
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 22, 2019 at 09:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I'm overseas right now and it is common to... 5,860 Views / 15 Replies  
Yeah, I'm overseas right now and it is common to have a profile picture. I would think if you do post a profile picture, something recent would be better than something 17 years old. Regardless of...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 21, 2019 at 09:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Still reviewing resumes. Guy, 27 years old,... 5,860 Views / 15 Replies  
Still reviewing resumes.

Guy, 27 years old, writes how he used to play the piano in elementary school. A bit weird to mention something so long ago and not relevant to the job, but offered him an...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 20, 2019 at 10:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sitting on the airplane seats and having to... 18,485 Views / 275 Replies  
Sitting on the airplane seats and having to uncross the seatbelts from each other before sitting down. Just an unnecessary step. Please place the seatbelts on the side.
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 20, 2019 at 09:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Finally got the Apple Card. I guess it was when... 2,057 Views / 6 Replies  
Finally got the Apple Card. I guess it was when it was available for anyone despite me clicking the "Notify Me" link. I opted not for the titanium card as I don't really care about a physical card...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 20, 2019 at 08:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I ordered a Tesla Model 3 performance model in... 131,339 Views / 921 Replies  
I ordered a Tesla Model 3 performance model in metallic gray. I first choose red, but I was told it was too ostentatious so I changed to metallic gray. Where I live, there are very, very few...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 19, 2019 at 10:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I will sign up and use it for some transactions... 2,057 Views / 6 Replies  
I will sign up and use it for some transactions (daily Starbucks fix), pending acceptance.

But will continue to use my CapitalOne Venture card as I travel a lot and get 10% hotels.com using it +...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 16, 2019 at 12:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How did you get it? Special email link or... 2,057 Views / 6 Replies  
How did you get it? Special email link or something?

I use my capital one Venture card which is essentially two percent back on anything. I like it because I get to get account credit the moment...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 16, 2019 at 12:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I totally agree that physical buttons are always... 131,339 Views / 921 Replies  
I totally agree that physical buttons are always better for basic controls like volume. My 2015 CR-V has a really bad touchscreen for volume control and no physical buttons. For me, as the driver, it...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 14, 2019 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Going to probably buy a Model 3 on the 18th. Red... 131,339 Views / 921 Replies  
Going to probably buy a Model 3 on the 18th. Red exterior and with black seats.
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 13, 2019 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good for you doing something you like, especially... 5,771 Views / 27 Replies  
Good for you doing something you like, especially a long lost car. It is a good hobby. Personally, I find that car to be appallingly ugly. And it is just so old and in such poor condition, that your...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 12, 2019 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/29/20746156/amazon... 5,323 Views / 41 Replies  
https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/29/20746156/amazons-ring-law-enforcement-partnerships

"According to the notes, Ring lets officers request footage from owners through Ring. While police reportedly...
Posted by mindwaves, on Aug 7, 2019 at 08:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whales can "eat" sea lions. Should be picture of... 68,975 Views / 393 Replies  
Whales can "eat" sea lions. Should be picture of the year.

https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-49161923
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 30, 2019 at 07:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Question on Ring doorbells. I always thought that... 5,323 Views / 41 Replies  
Question on Ring doorbells. I always thought that a doorbell camera was a poor choice for a camera because the doorbell is just too low to capture what is needed. Is this what you have experienced?
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 23, 2019 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Kind of true. The burglar would first have to... 5,323 Views / 41 Replies  
Kind of true. The burglar would first have to know it is local storage vs cloud storage and then actually find the storage device, which could be anywhere in your house (which in my house is next to...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 14, 2019 at 09:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Smart Houses 5,323 Views / 41 Replies  
I do kind of, sort of want a smart house, but only to an extent. I only want the ability to control lights and certain appliances (i.e., air conditioning) and pretty much nothing else.

The lights...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 14, 2019 at 08:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I occasionally visit bogleheads.org and one minor... 18,485 Views / 275 Replies  
I occasionally visit bogleheads.org and one minor irritant is when people write DW and DH. So annoying,
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 13, 2019 at 07:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There are 2 basic kinds of rice cookers (well, 3,... 4,683 Views / 22 Replies  
There are 2 basic kinds of rice cookers (well, 3, but I'm only going to talk about 2).

One is the single button model. Press a single button and that is all it takes to cook rice. Turns out that...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 10, 2019 at 02:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple cut SSD upgrade prices for all models.... 6,623 Views / 44 Replies  
Apple cut SSD upgrade prices for all models. However, it only affects the highest storage models for the Mac mini. Very disappointing.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 10, 2019 at 02:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean they are underrated because not that many... 4,683 Views / 22 Replies  
I mean they are underrated because not that many people use them. They can be used for a wide variety of dishes other than rice, but people don’t seem to know or care. I cooked a whole (semi small)...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 9, 2019 at 06:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That was a great movie (read the book as well). ... 4,683 Views / 22 Replies  
That was a great movie (read the book as well).

Rice cookers. I can't believe a lot of people cook rice on the stove still. With the press of a button, your rice (or soup or something else) can be...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 8, 2019 at 07:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I absolutely hate it also. It is just for data... 3,920 Views / 9 Replies  
I absolutely hate it also. It is just for data collection. I go pay my bills online, have water, gas, electric, and trash. That is four companies and four separate logins with separate passwords....
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 6, 2019 at 10:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, was must guessing on the 16” being a real... 6,623 Views / 44 Replies  
Yes, was must guessing on the 16” being a real pro machine. No inside knowledge whatsoever, and I’ve been wrong many times before than I care to admit.

The iMacs can be equipped with a fusion...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 4, 2019 at 07:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You are right in your reading, but my conclusion... 4,438 Views / 11 Replies  
You are right in your reading, but my conclusion is just from my own personal opinion and based on other analysis and scenarios. To me, if the plane hit the ground hard (intentional or not), large...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 4, 2019 at 07:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, the captain (or co-captain or both) was in... 4,438 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes, the captain (or co-captain or both) was in it. If somehow everyone went to sleep because such and such issue, the plane would have crashed and a ton of debris would have been found, due to the...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 3, 2019 at 09:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree with some port placements on some of the... 6,623 Views / 44 Replies  
I agree with some port placements on some of the machines. There is no reason why the iMacs should not have a port in the front or on the side. Guess Ives doesn't want to see a port in the front.
...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jul 3, 2019 at 10:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The new Mac Pro is one of the best looking... 6,623 Views / 44 Replies  
The new Mac Pro is one of the best looking machines of all time, much better than the original cheese grater. Love the iMacs (except Flower Power and that other ugly one) and some of the MBs. Love...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 29, 2019 at 12:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I love traveling. In fact, I'm outside right now... 4,111 Views / 14 Replies  
I love traveling. In fact, I'm outside right now "traveling." Like everything except the delays and flights (paranoid will crash). Favorite place is Hong Kong. Great food.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 29, 2019 at 12:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Modern abstract art 10,705 Views / 75 Replies  
Modern abstract art
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 16, 2019 at 11:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
At $5, it it is too expensive hence it is... 10,705 Views / 75 Replies  
At $5, it it is too expensive hence it is overrated. If it was cheaper, but not necessarily under a dollar cheaper, it may be better, but the price premium is too great.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 14, 2019 at 07:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gordon Ramsay. Don't know why people on Youtube... 10,705 Views / 75 Replies  
Gordon Ramsay. Don't know why people on Youtube (and other people) like him so much. He contradicts himself constantly and if it weren't for his British accent and "good looks," he might still be...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 14, 2019 at 09:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry maybe a little misunderstanding. Saying... 10,705 Views / 75 Replies  
Sorry maybe a little misunderstanding. Saying macarons are expensive and not delicious (price notwithstanding). Just sugar and food coloring. No way they should be that pricey.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 14, 2019 at 07:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
French macarons. Super expensive and is just... 10,705 Views / 75 Replies  
French macarons. Super expensive and is just sugar and food coloring. Not delicious even if can buy quality ones five for a dollar. I went to a cooking class to know how to make them and they are...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 13, 2019 at 07:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Receive some sort of email regarding app service... 18,485 Views / 275 Replies  
Receive some sort of email regarding app service or some other service or update from a company. Click unsubscribe at the bottom and click unsubscribe all. Receive no emails for a while and then a...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 9, 2019 at 10:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
French food. I went to Paris about two months ago... 10,705 Views / 75 Replies  
French food. I went to Paris about two months ago and clearly overrated.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 9, 2019 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Many thanks. On another WWDC note, iPad OS... 8,997 Views / 72 Replies  
Many thanks.

On another WWDC note, iPad OS looks like the first real laptop replacement for most people.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 8, 2019 at 07:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks, I had forgotten about the cheesegrater... 8,997 Views / 72 Replies  
Thanks, I had forgotten about the cheesegrater Mac Pros being the first to use Xenon processors.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 8, 2019 at 02:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Any particular reason this Mac Pro uses Intel... 8,997 Views / 72 Replies  
Any particular reason this Mac Pro uses Intel Xenon processors? All Power Macs used non-Xenon processors, but I believe that the trash can Mac Pro first started using Xenon processors. Boosts the...
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 7, 2019 at 09:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. It has that. So the elevator won’t start... 18,485 Views / 275 Replies  
Yes. It has that. So the elevator won’t start moving up or down, the doors will just close. But once the doors sense a pressure, then it will open.
Posted by mindwaves, on Jun 6, 2019 at 12:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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