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Anti-vaccine school in Florida tells kids to stay... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
Anti-vaccine school in Florida tells kids to stay home if they get a COVID shot....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 01:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
iCloud backup. How long? 41 Views / 0 Replies  
Over the weekend, my wife got around to setting-up her iPhone to do iCloud backups. This included purchasing more iCloud storage (200GB). She started her initial backup yesterday afternoon. An hour...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 09:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Is it normal hummus (chickpeas and tahini) with... 4,635 Views / 16 Replies  
Is it normal hummus (chickpeas and tahini) with some melted chocolate added? I can kind of see tahini maybe tasting ok with chocolate added. I’m not sure about the chickpeas, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 16, 2021 at 11:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Google throws me a "New device. Is this you?"... 256,097 Views / 698 Replies  
Google throws me a "New device. Is this you?" alert every time I log into my Gmail accounts through a browser (instead of via Thunderbird) It's the same computer and browser I've been using for...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 16, 2021 at 01:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not sure they allow active alcoholics on the... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
I'm not sure they allow active alcoholics on the list in the first place.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 15, 2021 at 01:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Got an email from the water company today,... 1,350,131 Views / 3,044 Replies  
Got an email from the water company today, containing this little bit of information...

Thank you Trump appointee DeJoy.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 14, 2021 at 10:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Texas Governor Abbott issues executive order... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
Texas Governor Abbott issues executive order banning all COVID vaccine mandates, including private businesses....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 13, 2021 at 05:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Having had COVID does not give you the level, or... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
Having had COVID does not give you the level, or reliability, of protection that the vaccines do....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 10, 2021 at 05:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bet that sounded gnarly when it fell over and off... 296,566 Views / 680 Replies  
Bet that sounded gnarly when it fell over and off the platform :D
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2021 at 07:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Unvaccinated patients are being kicked-off organ... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
Unvaccinated patients are being kicked-off organ transplant waiting lists. (https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/10/unvaccinated-patients-are-getting-kicked-off-organ-transplant-waitlists/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2021 at 06:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Are they expanding a station? 296,566 Views / 680 Replies  
Are they expanding a station?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2021 at 06:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apparently, there's a bug in iOS15 Safari that... 2,197 Views / 89 Replies  
Apparently, there's a bug in iOS15 Safari that strips all AMP links from Google search results. Hopefully, it's a bug that can't be fixed.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 8, 2021 at 09:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The health system most of my docs are part of... 2,197 Views / 89 Replies  
The health system most of my docs are part of uses MyChart as their patient portal. Got a notice that patients using iPhones have had audio issues doing telehealth visits after updating to iOS15. As...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 7, 2021 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I know I've seen an "enable keyboard shortcuts"... 495 Views / 3 Replies  
I know I've seen an "enable keyboard shortcuts" preference setting in at least one online forum.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 5, 2021 at 07:10 AM, in iOS Apps
Often, you don’t really know how effed-up a... 1,350,131 Views / 3,044 Replies  
Often, you don’t really know how effed-up a company’s leadership is until you’re inside the walls. I worked at such a place once. It’s pretty demoralizing.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 4, 2021 at 08:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Statement from Facebook... 296,566 Views / 680 Replies  
Statement from Facebook (https://twitter.com/blaireerskine/status/1445153183722921985?s=20)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 4, 2021 at 06:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Heh. Facebook, and everything Facebook owns, has... 296,566 Views / 680 Replies  
Heh. Facebook, and everything Facebook owns, has been down all day. (https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/10/facebook-instagram-whatsapp-and-oculus-are-down-heres-what-we-know/)
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Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 4, 2021 at 04:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not seeing any delay here. 12,390 Views / 13 Replies  
Not seeing any delay here.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 4, 2021 at 02:41 PM, in Feedback
Have you tried switching to Firefox? Firefox... 698 Views / 6 Replies  
Have you tried switching to Firefox? Firefox utilizes its own certificate store, and not the OS’s. I run FF on a very out-of-date iMac and have not run into any certificate issues.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 3, 2021 at 04:40 PM, in macOS
A guy walks into a bar... 480 Views / 3 Replies  
And, by "guy" I mean "rock legend". (https://jeremymarkovich.substack.com/p/mick-jagger-charlotte-thirsty-beaver)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Oct 1, 2021 at 07:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Health workers get panic buttons as COVID deniers... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
Health workers get panic buttons as COVID deniers get violent. (https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/09/health-workers-get-panic-buttons-as-covid-deniers-get-violent/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 30, 2021 at 03:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I somehow don't think the police would be so "our... 190,650 Views / 468 Replies  
I somehow don't think the police would be so "our hands are tied" if the tables were turned and the black home owner started broadcasting racial epithets at the white home owner. I think you'd see...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 29, 2021 at 02:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I will be cautiously hopeful. I sure would love... 106,269 Views / 393 Replies  
I will be cautiously hopeful. I sure would love to see a B5 reboot buck the usual "make it darker, more violent, and nihilistic" approach.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 29, 2021 at 11:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Campephilus principalis 433 Views / 0 Replies  
US Fish and Wildlife Service declares Ivory-Billed Woodpecker officially extinct. (https://apnews.com/article/climate-change-science-animals-wildlife-fish-b6e61676548a1d7b2f81a6512cbed7a7) The last...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 29, 2021 at 08:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Another security update from Apple today for my... 4,593 Views / 10 Replies  
Another security update from Apple today for my creaky, old iPad. 12.5.5.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 24, 2021 at 10:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
For about the past year, every box of aluminum... 256,097 Views / 698 Replies  
For about the past year, every box of aluminum foil we’ve purchased, name brand or generic, has had the cutting blade come detached and bent outward on one end of the box. Usually the leading edge.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 21, 2021 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hard to say. They announced they were going to... 2,197 Views / 89 Replies  
Hard to say. They announced they were going to continue providing iOS 14 with necessary (i.e. security) updates for the next couple of years long before the hullabaloo over implementing image...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 21, 2021 at 12:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Interesting how Apple is soft-peddling iOS 15.... 2,197 Views / 89 Replies  
Interesting how Apple is soft-peddling iOS 15. When I check for updates, it says I'm up-to-date with 14.8, but down below there's a little link to update to 15, if you want to.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 21, 2021 at 08:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Whoa. There's a blast from the deep, dark past. 592 Views / 4 Replies  
Whoa. There's a blast from the deep, dark past.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 20, 2021 at 01:06 PM, in Gaming
US board games vs. Euro board games 592 Views / 4 Replies  
:lol:
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Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 18, 2021 at 10:42 AM, in Gaming
I was watching tv the other night and a... 256,097 Views / 698 Replies  
I was watching tv the other night and a commercial came on. It looked like an ad for MacOS, especially when I saw the Dock along the bottom of the screenshot. But, it was a very different feel for a...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 17, 2021 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We’re beginning to get flooded with @&#*$% Shen... 256,097 Views / 698 Replies  
We’re beginning to get flooded with @&#*$% Shen Yun ads.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 16, 2021 at 09:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that the out-of-pocket cost to the patient?... 3,561 Views / 91 Replies  
Is that the out-of-pocket cost to the patient? I’m pretty sure the total billing for a colonoscopy is way above $3000, at least in the US. When I had mine done a couple years ago, there were the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 16, 2021 at 09:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Beans. No beans. Doesn’t matter. It’s all chili... 256,097 Views / 698 Replies  
Beans. No beans. Doesn’t matter. It’s all chili and it’s all good.
(Within reason, of course. My mom’s chili sucked, but it set a baseline above which to aim. Which wasn’t hard to do, sadly.)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 15, 2021 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And, if you haven’t run the iOS security update... 2,197 Views / 89 Replies  
And, if you haven’t run the iOS security update yet, get it done.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 14, 2021 at 05:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1-MJy7w69EU 646 Views / 3 Replies  
1-MJy7w69EU
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 14, 2021 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Turd Ferguson 646 Views / 3 Replies  
Norm MacDonald has passed. (https://deadline.com/2021/09/norm-macdonald-dead-obituary-comedian-saturday-night-live-weekend-update-anchor-was-61-1234833212/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 14, 2021 at 03:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
~ makes note for next moderators’ dinner meeting:... 3,561 Views / 91 Replies  
~ makes note for next moderators’ dinner meeting: Add /s sarcasm emoji.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 14, 2021 at 03:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m pretty sure she did it at the show. It kind... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
I’m pretty sure she did it at the show. It kind of sucked in a way. She went on at 7, and there were still a ton of people coming in, getting seated, etc., so it was a little hard to hear just her...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 13, 2021 at 06:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The $10k is a bounty. The republicans don't call... 1,350,131 Views / 3,044 Replies  
The $10k is a bounty. The republicans don't call it that, of course, but that's pretty much the way it works.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 13, 2021 at 08:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It was just her and her guitar. No backing band.... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
It was just her and her guitar. No backing band. She was definitely somber-ish, but it really let you hear her words and get into her vibe. I wasn't at all familiar with her music, and I'm glad I got...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 13, 2021 at 08:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yep. Alanis, Garbage, and Cat Power. My son got... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
Yep. Alanis, Garbage, and Cat Power. My son got the tix last year, when Liz Phair was part of the show. I’m a big fan of Liz, and a show with her, Alanis, and Garbage was something I really wanted to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 12, 2021 at 10:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Went to my very first super-spreader event Friday... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
Went to my very first super-spreader event Friday night. My son got us tickets to a concert for father's day last year, but, of course, it got cancelled and re-scheduled for this year. It was at an...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 12, 2021 at 10:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My wife and I went to the movies one evening. I... 1,957 Views / 50 Replies  
My wife and I went to the movies one evening. I can't even remember what it was we intended to see, but it was sold-out, so we opted to get tickets for this new sci-fi film neither of us had heard...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 10, 2021 at 08:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's the trailer. 9ix7TUGVYIo 1,957 Views / 50 Replies  
Here's the trailer.

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Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 9, 2021 at 10:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's a fantastic deal. I don't think you could... 1,578 Views / 4 Replies  
That's a fantastic deal. I don't think you could get it done for less at some you-break-i-fix place, and they usually use generic batteries.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 8, 2021 at 03:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You might want to invest in a grinder. Those... 84,671 Views / 285 Replies  
You might want to invest in a grinder. Those supermarket grinders contain bits and powder from every previous grind it’s done before you got there. Lord knows when they get fully cleaned. Your nice...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 7, 2021 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Idaho hospitals begin rationing care.... 353,668 Views / 1,340 Replies  
Idaho hospitals begin rationing care. (https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/09/idaho-begins-rationing-care-as-hospitals-crumple-under-covid-load/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 7, 2021 at 07:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It completely depends on your brewing method. 84,671 Views / 285 Replies  
It completely depends on your brewing method.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 6, 2021 at 04:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Perhaps. But, SCOTUS has intervened on... 1,350,131 Views / 3,044 Replies  
Perhaps.

But, SCOTUS has intervened on issues far less critical. Their decision not to act affects not just the abortion issue, but also the issue of judicial precedent and the standing of the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Sep 2, 2021 at 01:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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