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Because coast. Populations have concentrated... 221,940 Views / 802 Replies  
Because coast.

Populations have concentrated on coastlines and rivers for all of history.
Posted by subego, on Today at 10:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’d be fine with it, even complimentary, if it... 7,700 Views / 73 Replies  
I’d be fine with it, even complimentary, if it wasn’t for the convenience charge. That’s just predatory bullshit.
Posted by subego, on Today at 09:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They like, had a map. With this big blank shit in... 221,940 Views / 802 Replies  
They like, had a map. With this big blank shit in the middle-left because mountains. I don’t think they would be surprised to learn what would become Wyoming turned out empty compared to costal...
Posted by subego, on Today at 09:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The difficulty of polling is specifically why I... 221,940 Views / 802 Replies  
The difficulty of polling is specifically why I place little weight on these numbers.

For example, the article touts high numbers for support of universal background checks.

As I understand it,...
Posted by subego, on Today at 09:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What were you thinking of here? 221,940 Views / 802 Replies  
What were you thinking of here?
Posted by subego, on Today at 08:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Our parking system actually has an app. You can... 7,700 Views / 73 Replies  
Our parking system actually has an app. You can “feed the meter” from the app. No walk necessary.

Awesome, right?

Yeah, except for the fine print where you get charged a “convenience fee” of...
Posted by subego, on Today at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“This too shall pass.” 221,940 Views / 802 Replies  
“This too shall pass.”
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Founding Fathers designed a Senate where a... 221,940 Views / 802 Replies  
The Founding Fathers designed a Senate where a split electorate quite easily leads to minority rule.

The Founding Fathers did not intend for the electorate to be split, but they laid out what they...
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Don’t ever ask them “why?” They choose to... 546 Views / 20 Replies  
Don’t ever ask them “why?”
They choose to Spotify
So, just look at them and sigh
And know they love you
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s the whole point of the Senate, no? ... 221,940 Views / 802 Replies  
That’s the whole point of the Senate, no?

The legislators who gave the authority to confirm a nominee to the Senate instead of the House were aware of the difference, and the implications of...
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Have the kids come begging for a hit of Neil... 546 Views / 20 Replies  
Have the kids come begging for a hit of Neil Young?
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The power the Senate “gained”, is to gridlock a... 221,940 Views / 802 Replies  
The power the Senate “gained”, is to gridlock a Supreme Court nominee. More accurately, they began to exercise this power. They didn’t gain it, they’ve always had it.

If it’s the will of the...
Posted by subego, on Today at 06:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This also fits into the original premise of my... 221,940 Views / 802 Replies  
This also fits into the original premise of my thread. How Supreme Court justices are appointed has fundamentally changed. The Senate has asserted the authority the Constitution gives them over the...
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Is there a transcript? I can’t stand listening to... 213 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there a transcript? I can’t stand listening to podcasts.
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
$75 for the ticket. $2.50-$7.50 per hour for... 7,700 Views / 73 Replies  
$75 for the ticket. $2.50-$7.50 per hour for parking, but you don’t need to take a full hour.

Admittedly, the gambling analogy works better parking in a tow zone, but with meter parking there is...
Posted by subego, on Today at 12:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I actually got busted once not coming to a... 7,700 Views / 73 Replies  
I actually got busted once not coming to a complete and total stop, and contested even though I was 100% guilty. I won because the cop was a no-show.

The judge also gave me the evil eye for...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 11:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’d imagine unless he’s terminal, Breyer wouldn’t... 221,940 Views / 802 Replies  
I’d imagine unless he’s terminal, Breyer wouldn’t step down unless he’s sure his replacement is already in the bag.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 08:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/ForsakenFaithfulCrustace... 351,636 Views / 748 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/ForsakenFaithfulCrustacean-size_restricted.gif

Apparently got up to 70. It slowed down once it hit an incline and someone jumped on and hit the brake. CV
...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 05:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Down goes Breyer! 221,940 Views / 802 Replies  
Down goes Breyer!
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah… it’s hard to see it being his fault... 351,636 Views / 748 Replies  
Yeah… it’s hard to see it being his fault considering where the Prius is.

It also looks like TMZ defines a roll as greater than 0°. I’m on team greater than or equal to 90°. Less than 90° is...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It actually got to the forecasted -1 overnight,... 251,790 Views / 454 Replies  
It actually got to the forecasted -1 overnight, but it went back up to the teens once the sun came out. It’s blazing bright today.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. Even if it can still be driven, sometimes... 351,636 Views / 748 Replies  
Yeah. Even if it can still be driven, sometimes your car tells you it’s time to pull over.
Posted by subego, on Jan 25, 2022 at 04:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That roof looks pretty clean for having been in a... 351,636 Views / 748 Replies  
That roof looks pretty clean for having been in a roll.


Here’s another angle:

https://imgur.com/J4DSr4S.jpg

I’ve seen enough inexplicable crash photos to know it’s not impossible this was...
Posted by subego, on Jan 25, 2022 at 03:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/NeedyElectricIberianmidw... 351,636 Views / 748 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/NeedyElectricIberianmidwifetoad-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Jan 25, 2022 at 03:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
-2° actual temp on tap for tomorrow. 251,790 Views / 454 Replies  
-2° actual temp on tap for tomorrow.
Posted by subego, on Jan 25, 2022 at 02:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s not what it’s cracked up to be. Moon cable... 8,740 Views / 157 Replies  
It’s not what it’s cracked up to be. Moon cable sucks.
Posted by subego, on Jan 24, 2022 at 11:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Exactly! :) In Chicago, the only way to get... 7,700 Views / 73 Replies  
Exactly! :)

In Chicago, the only way to get a disability exemption is being too disabled to work the meter.
Posted by subego, on Jan 24, 2022 at 09:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just manually tested it to be sure it wasn’t an... 100,800 Views / 413 Replies  
I just manually tested it to be sure it wasn’t an artifact of the Python module I’m using for keyboard input. In Monterey, in Logic Pro, it does indeed autocorrect two spaces into a period in the...
Posted by subego, on Jan 24, 2022 at 09:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Especially with a period of all things. 100,800 Views / 413 Replies  
Especially with a period of all things.
Posted by subego, on Jan 24, 2022 at 09:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Parking in a metered spot without paying and not... 7,700 Views / 73 Replies  
Parking in a metered spot without paying and not getting a ticket

This is our legalized gambling.
Posted by subego, on Jan 24, 2022 at 07:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can’t even imagine trying to cram the Beatles... 8,740 Views / 157 Replies  
I can’t even imagine trying to cram the Beatles into anything not 2.0.

I almost got 301s in the 90s, but never pulled the trigger.
Posted by subego, on Jan 24, 2022 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My super-simple, Mac oriented setup with the... 8,740 Views / 157 Replies  
My super-simple, Mac oriented setup with the rat’s nest framed out. M1 and Time Capsule under the TV. 25 year old Sony DA80ES receiver. It’s needed new caps a few times, but otherwise still runs like...
Posted by subego, on Jan 24, 2022 at 05:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Autocomplete: I have your back, man… take the... 306,151 Views / 770 Replies  
Autocomplete: I have your back, man… take the shot! TAKE THE SHOT!
Posted by subego, on Jan 24, 2022 at 05:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s happened to me, though oddly less so if I... 351,636 Views / 748 Replies  
That’s happened to me, though oddly less so if I go with my usual Van Dyke.

At his age though, I assume the curtains are a dye job.
Posted by subego, on Jan 24, 2022 at 05:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought he’s had the grey beard for years.... 351,636 Views / 748 Replies  
I thought he’s had the grey beard for years. Here’s his wiki photo.

https://imgur.com/DdbR2op.jpg
Posted by subego, on Jan 24, 2022 at 01:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
> Yes > No > Fuck you, asshole 351,636 Views / 748 Replies  
> Yes
> No
> Fuck you, asshole
Posted by subego, on Jan 24, 2022 at 12:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Aaaaand, I’m a moron. The formula I’m using... 100,800 Views / 413 Replies  
Aaaaand, I’m a moron.

The formula I’m using in Excel to generate a filename from the logs is adding an extra space. I looked directly at it in a monospaced font and it still didn’t register.
...
Posted by subego, on Jan 24, 2022 at 04:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My script is now mysteriously typing a period... 100,800 Views / 413 Replies  
My script is now mysteriously typing a period where it shouldn’t.

There are worse places it could do that, like in a filepath, but it’s still pretty annoying.
Posted by subego, on Jan 23, 2022 at 03:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. Vs Prius. 351,636 Views / 748 Replies  
Yes.

Vs Prius.
Posted by subego, on Jan 23, 2022 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/pqdoCia.jpg 351,636 Views / 748 Replies  
https://imgur.com/pqdoCia.jpg
Posted by subego, on Jan 23, 2022 at 12:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The big thing annoying me about it is the pauses... 100,800 Views / 413 Replies  
The big thing annoying me about it is the pauses I necessary so the script doesn’t get ahead of itself. I originally had it at 2 minutes total for extra safety. Shaved that down to a minute. It...
Posted by subego, on Jan 23, 2022 at 12:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Today’s example. ... 306,151 Views / 770 Replies  
Today’s example.

https://imgur.com/OBJi4CK.jpg
Posted by subego, on Jan 22, 2022 at 06:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Weber Grills picks wrong day to suggest grilling... 274 Views / 4 Replies  
Weber Grills picks wrong day to suggest grilling meatloaf, apologizes (https://abc7chicago.com/weber-meatloaf-apology-meat-loaf-dead-recipe-of-the-week-grill/11498603/)
Posted by subego, on Jan 22, 2022 at 03:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
After Effects uses JavaScript. Logic uses... 100,800 Views / 413 Replies  
After Effects uses JavaScript. Logic uses nothing.

My home automation software used to use AppleScript, but since Apple hates AppleScript for some reason, they ditched it for Python. I’m thankful,...
Posted by subego, on Jan 21, 2022 at 10:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The place I found with the rice has “longanisa”,... 7,700 Views / 73 Replies  
The place I found with the rice has “longanisa”, which are these great little sausages, and “tocino”, which is some of the best pork shoulder I’ve ever had.
Posted by subego, on Jan 21, 2022 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Took delivery of a used Mac Mini today. The... 7,700 Views / 73 Replies  
Took delivery of a used Mac Mini today.

The previous owner had saved and reapplied the black tape protecting the connectors. Whole thing had the translucent plastic wrapping, too.
Posted by subego, on Jan 21, 2022 at 07:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My place found a hookup in the DRC. Not bad! 98,506 Views / 287 Replies  
My place found a hookup in the DRC. Not bad!
Posted by subego, on Jan 21, 2022 at 05:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Someone already had that idea. The pole’s still... 306,151 Views / 770 Replies  
Someone already had that idea. The pole’s still here, but the sign itself is gone.
Posted by subego, on Jan 21, 2022 at 05:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I umm typed this with voice dictation and it no... 577 Views / 28 Replies  
I umm typed this with voice dictation and it no wait comma shit.
Posted by subego, on Jan 21, 2022 at 05:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For whatever reason I’ve had a double dose of... 306,151 Views / 770 Replies  
For whatever reason I’ve had a double dose of asshole parkers next to my garage lately. Instead of backing up to where the tow zone starts, people have been pulling up to wherever the car in front of...
Posted by subego, on Jan 21, 2022 at 04:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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