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I've never passed out. Came close once or twice. ... 194,216 Views / 944 Replies  
I've never passed out. Came close once or twice.
Our full assemblies at school crammed about 1500 people into a hall that I doubt they'd put more than 500 in nowadays (Pre-covid). Standing room...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 9, 2021 at 05:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
A terminal diagnosis of a love one feels like the... 982 Views / 22 Replies  
A terminal diagnosis of a love one feels like the ground opening up and swallowing you. I'm sorry you're going through that.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 31, 2021 at 08:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just wearing the latest version of one of Steve's... 539,079 Views / 1,206 Replies  
Just wearing the latest version of one of Steve's black polo necks. Made using that black that is the blackest black ever.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 31, 2021 at 08:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
GPs and consultants are on way more than £60k I'd... 1,049 Views / 27 Replies  
GPs and consultants are on way more than £60k I'd say.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 29, 2021 at 02:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, when they changed the form factor last time... 1,578 Views / 27 Replies  
Yeah, when they changed the form factor last time they also went from squared to tapered boxes. Again, more Macs per plane.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 29, 2021 at 04:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I heard somewhere that nVidia 3000 series drivers... 1,578 Views / 27 Replies  
I heard somewhere that nVidia 3000 series drivers were significantly less efficient when the CPU is bottlenecking. The Radeon 5900 beats the 3090 under such conditions apparently.

The old PowerMac...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 28, 2021 at 07:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That sort of reinforces my point about insurance.... 1,049 Views / 27 Replies  
That sort of reinforces my point about insurance. If the policy covers it, might as well order it right?
I think you'll find our doctors do similarly long days, if not even longer. Especially at the...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 28, 2021 at 01:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think the overall quality or standards are... 1,049 Views / 27 Replies  
I think the overall quality or standards are probably higher. If TV is to be believed, you guys run more specific tests than we tend to. Lots of trial and error instead of definitive diagnostics. Or...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 28, 2021 at 08:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
But because the insurance is more expensive,... 1,049 Views / 27 Replies  
But because the insurance is more expensive, theres more cash to pay doctors with. In the same way they will charge $50 or more for a bag of saline.
Any instance where an insurance company is...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 27, 2021 at 06:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually you can buy boards to convert LCDs into... 1,578 Views / 27 Replies  
Actually you can buy boards to convert LCDs into standalone monitors but you need to search by the model on the panel. I'm guessing the 24" had an LG of some kind from memory.
Being that iMacs are...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 24, 2021 at 08:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Its always weird for me when I hear you guys... 1,049 Views / 27 Replies  
Its always weird for me when I hear you guys talking about health insurance. I don't mean to be preachy but it really is the wrong way of doing things. What I don't get is how the folks who are...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 24, 2021 at 10:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah that missed delivery means they have paused... 194,216 Views / 944 Replies  
Yeah that missed delivery means they have paused 1st shots for April so they don't miss that 12 week window for those who already had number 1.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 21, 2021 at 12:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I thought they were going to shorten it? Though... 194,216 Views / 944 Replies  
I thought they were going to shorten it? Though that was before the 5 million doses from India got delayed.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 21, 2021 at 05:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I wonder if people underestimate the value of... 73,382 Views / 368 Replies  
I wonder if people underestimate the value of boredom these days. When I was growing up in the 80s it was common for kids to be left in cars when adults did things that were boring or grown-up. Must...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 18, 2021 at 03:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm guessing that new Mac Pros, MacBook Pro 16",... 1,578 Views / 27 Replies  
I'm guessing that new Mac Pros, MacBook Pro 16", and high end iMacs are going to need an Apple SoC with much better PCI-E than the M1. Am I right in thinking the M1 is PCI-E 3 and not 4? One would...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 14, 2021 at 04:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been watching Raising Hope on Disney+. I... 73,382 Views / 368 Replies  
I've been watching Raising Hope on Disney+. I started watching it when it came out but someone drifted away. Its good fun.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 13, 2021 at 08:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Been avoiding this thread until I saw it. Binged... 3,456 Views / 21 Replies  
Been avoiding this thread until I saw it. Binged the whole thing. Good fun and as said, nice to get back into the MCU after such a drought. Its depressing how many movies have been delayed for such a...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 11, 2021 at 08:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I still can't believe some idiot cancelled DTTB.... 73,382 Views / 368 Replies  
I still can't believe some idiot cancelled DTTB. Such a great show.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 10, 2021 at 04:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This lack of honesty is why I have always taken... 194,216 Views / 944 Replies  
This lack of honesty is why I have always taken issue with those people who in a desperate effort to sound reasonable and above it all tell us to 'find common ground' and compromise. You can't make...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 9, 2021 at 06:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You should tell her about those laser mics that... 194,216 Views / 944 Replies  
You should tell her about those laser mics that can hear the sounds in a room by bouncing off plant leaves or crisp packets. No need to mess with the wiring.

They aren't getting to the 40+ group...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Mar 8, 2021 at 08:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
People are taking the piss. I know someone over... 194,216 Views / 944 Replies  
People are taking the piss. I know someone over there who got vaccinated weeks ago on the basis of being a health worker but they're in HR and working exclusively from home.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Feb 24, 2021 at 11:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Then there is the ironically named robinhood app... 2,365 Views / 24 Replies  
Then there is the ironically named robinhood app that seems to be illegally propping up the hedge funds. Cue a massive backlash and pressure on the Biden admin to set the SEC on Robinhood.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 29, 2021 at 01:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Redditors caused it to jump. 2,365 Views / 24 Replies  
Redditors caused it to jump.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 27, 2021 at 05:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Pardon? 1,647 Views / 4 Replies  
Heard a daft rumour about Trump pardoning himself and his family in secret before leaving office. Surely you can't pardon yourself for a crime you haven't been charged with?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 26, 2021 at 09:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just saw some video of the rally with Trump... 40,275 Views / 542 Replies  
Just saw some video of the rally with Trump speaking before the attack. Is it wrong that I really wanted to see Daenerys come screaming out of the sky on Drogon?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 19, 2021 at 06:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Suggesting that specifically to the president. If... 40,275 Views / 542 Replies  
Suggesting that specifically to the president. If you suggest it to someone else its surely conspiracy to commit something. Terrorism or treason or whatever. Does the fact your constitution seems to...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 17, 2021 at 06:04 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Would that be considered a crime? 40,275 Views / 542 Replies  
Would that be considered a crime?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 16, 2021 at 08:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Seems like letting the pot convicted go might be... 2,637 Views / 14 Replies  
Seems like letting the pot convicted go might be sensible. Especially since some have very long sentences.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 16, 2021 at 07:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I keep hearing that Trump is taking fat shits... 40,275 Views / 542 Replies  
I keep hearing that Trump is taking fat shits everywhere he can before he leaves. First it was discrimination protections for LGBTQ+ and then the FDA. Is there some reason Biden can't just undo this...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 15, 2021 at 08:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Police Academy XI: Types of cops, training for cops, mall cops? 2,637 Views / 14 Replies  
Am I right in thinking that in some places your cops are barely trained at all? I know the big departments have police academies but some of your sheriffs are elected right? And I'm sure I've seen...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 15, 2021 at 11:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Its my understanding that impeachment proceedings... 2,976 Views / 16 Replies  
Its my understanding that impeachment proceedings can proceed after he leaves office. Indeed, its my opinion that the second vote to ban him from office in future is the entire point of the...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 13, 2021 at 06:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah its fine for bakeries and Hobby Lobby to... 40,275 Views / 542 Replies  
Yeah its fine for bakeries and Hobby Lobby to deny people stuff but for some reason Apple and Facebook aren't allowed? Sounds like entitlement to me.

Now that FB has finally shifted on its policy...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 11, 2021 at 02:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I doubt you're allowed to sack anyone for their... 40,275 Views / 542 Replies  
I doubt you're allowed to sack anyone for their political or personal opinions over here, employment law is very firmly weighted towards the employee on paper at least. If I were hiring people...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 9, 2021 at 02:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Surely storming a government building, while the... 40,275 Views / 542 Replies  
Surely storming a government building, while the government is in session with guns and bombs is textbook terrorism? And Trump could be charged with conspiracy to commit terrorism for his part. One...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 7, 2021 at 07:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ah well, we'll all be dead soon enough. HNY. 2,664 Views / 3 Replies  
Ah well, we'll all be dead soon enough. HNY.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 31, 2020 at 06:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It might be a free year, but it'll be limited one... 3,850 Views / 13 Replies  
It might be a free year, but it'll be limited one way or another.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 29, 2020 at 09:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A bomb that doesn't achieve much with no obvious... 984,324 Views / 2,799 Replies  
A bomb that doesn't achieve much with no obvious target? Sounds like a test run to me....
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 26, 2020 at 09:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Could they ever really be that much better than... 73,382 Views / 368 Replies  
Could they ever really be that much better than Battledroids?




I figure they left it out on purpose. The MCU has been a big deal for a long time now but I never saw such pre-hype for a Disney...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 21, 2020 at 06:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There are still one or two over the counter... 194,216 Views / 944 Replies  
There are still one or two over the counter products with codeine in the UK. Possibly its just the one now actually. You have to ask for it but its not prescription.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 16, 2020 at 01:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah but his lawyers know that and would have got... 40,275 Views / 542 Replies  
Yeah but his lawyers know that and would have got the cash up front!
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 16, 2020 at 04:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Is that $200m before or after he pays for all his... 40,275 Views / 542 Replies  
Is that $200m before or after he pays for all his frivolous lawsuits?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 15, 2020 at 08:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Like the dual GPU cards in the current Mac Pros?... 17,424 Views / 175 Replies  
Like the dual GPU cards in the current Mac Pros? Maybe thats the plan, an Apple GPU SoC they can stack two or more of on a single PCI-E 4 or 5 card and you can get up to 4 cards in your 2022 Mac Pro...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 15, 2020 at 08:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't be bothered to quote everything I'm going... 17,424 Views / 175 Replies  
I can't be bothered to quote everything I'm going to say but hopefully there won't be that much so it should be easy enough to follow along.

In terms of the volumes of Mac Pros sold, if Apple can...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 15, 2020 at 07:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Scripting Chrome 3,221 Views / 0 Replies  
I've been tinkering with AppleScript and Automator to try to accomplish this but I'm not really bothered how its done as long as it works.

I am using an extension in Chrome to connect to my VOIP...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 9, 2020 at 03:55 PM, in Applications
I forgot about Tehran. Was waiting to binge it. ... 73,382 Views / 368 Replies  
I forgot about Tehran. Was waiting to binge it.

Has anyone else seen Raised By Wolves? Its different.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 9, 2020 at 06:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Same as America then? :P 40,275 Views / 542 Replies  
Same as America then? :P
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 7, 2020 at 06:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Video effect are much more reliant on the GPU are... 17,424 Views / 175 Replies  
Video effect are much more reliant on the GPU are they not? Its going tbnic, popular effec be interesting to see if Apple builds systems with a big GPU that can do most effects fast, or includes more...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 6, 2020 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I heard the bleach is more effective as an enema. 194,216 Views / 944 Replies  
I heard the bleach is more effective as an enema.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 5, 2020 at 05:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
We didn't beat anyone. All our worthless asshole... 194,216 Views / 944 Replies  
We didn't beat anyone. All our worthless asshole government did was approve it faster than anyone else. If I had offered them a bucket of turds and told them it could cure covid they'd have given me...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 4, 2020 at 09:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Its being manufactured in Belgium. 194,216 Views / 944 Replies  
Its being manufactured in Belgium.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 4, 2020 at 09:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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