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What is it is what 14 Views / 2 Replies  
What is it is what
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Today at 10:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m not saying I agree with it but it’s 35 cents... 7,700 Views / 73 Replies  
I’m not saying I agree with it but it’s 35 cents per short-term park. That’s probably less than $20 a year for most people. Not worth a thought.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Today at 09:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Toronto has an app. Super easy to use and you can... 7,700 Views / 73 Replies  
Toronto has an app. Super easy to use and you can load it easily. Pretty great.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Today at 09:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just finished a nice bottle myself. Remember that... 211 Views / 5 Replies  
Just finished a nice bottle myself. Remember that alcohol causes cancer just like cigarettes. This is disappointing.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Today at 12:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah I just pay tickets unless they’re... 7,700 Views / 73 Replies  
Yeah I just pay tickets unless they’re points-related (haven’t had one of those in a long time knock on wood). A $45 parking ticket or $65 camera ticket is really not worth the effort. Accept you got...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Yesterday at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I really really wanted to put a HT room in the... 8,740 Views / 157 Replies  
I really really wanted to put a HT room in the basement and do it proper with real room treatment and an acoustic screen with the speakers & equipment behind. But yeah man, the price of that...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 21, 2022 at 11:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One does not simply go to Hawaii for the cuisine. 491 Views / 9 Replies  
One does not simply go to Hawaii for the cuisine.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 15, 2022 at 11:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wait, this week is the last episode?? I... 129,653 Views / 425 Replies  
Wait, this week is the last episode??

I would never have expected that. I’ve been hate-watching this mediocre pos for some unknown reason, but if I have to look at holden’s resting brooding face...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 15, 2022 at 07:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds like you need some Canada Goose…. 251,790 Views / 454 Replies  
Sounds like you need some Canada Goose….
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 7, 2022 at 08:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Jelco TK-850L 12-inch tonearm. ... 906 Views / 12 Replies  
Jelco TK-850L 12-inch tonearm.

https://www.arkaudiotaiwan.com/uploads/6/6/1/0/66108999/1956-tk850l_1_orig.jpg

Jelco (http://www.jelco-ichikawa.co.jp/index.html) was the tonearm side of a...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 6, 2022 at 09:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Santa brought me “subversive tech”: a sweet new... 906 Views / 12 Replies  
Santa brought me “subversive tech”: a sweet new turntable arm made by some super old Japanese geezers.

It’s not tech, but somehow it is.

It’s not the tech I needed or deserved. It’s the tech I...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Jan 5, 2022 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Would pair amazing with an S2000 810,795 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Would pair amazing with an S2000
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 31, 2021 at 08:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I managed to catch it in a real laser IMAX... 5,726 Views / 61 Replies  
I managed to catch it in a real laser IMAX theatre (there’s not many in Canada) and it was pretty incredible, just filled the entire field of view.

It’s a little slower, sure. That’s a Villeneuve...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 28, 2021 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Canada Goose is definitely for city posers, yeah. 251,790 Views / 454 Replies  
Canada Goose is definitely for city posers, yeah.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 28, 2021 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Kind of time for you people to stop complaining... 251,790 Views / 454 Replies  
Kind of time for you people to stop complaining about the weather now. Those of us from actual northern climates remain completely unimpressed. Buy some Arc’teryx and move on.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 28, 2021 at 12:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not a fan of Nobody at all. Not my type. John... 5,726 Views / 61 Replies  
Not a fan of Nobody at all. Not my type. John wick was really enjoyable. Not going to bother with Matrix—looks like I was right about the Wachowski effect.

Dune was incredible. Only Part 1, but...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 27, 2021 at 10:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Apartment and Die Hard. Back to back. 1,371 Views / 15 Replies  
The Apartment and Die Hard. Back to back.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 16, 2021 at 07:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Naw, that guy is just a well-known asshole ... 424,542 Views / 712 Replies  
Naw, that guy is just a well-known asshole




:D
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 16, 2021 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well that and a small tree, yes. Laws of physics... 810,795 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Well that and a small tree, yes. Laws of physics and all that!
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 16, 2021 at 12:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Haha! A Phazer II. I went straight through the... 810,795 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Haha! A Phazer II. I went straight through the windshield of one of those once. Good times.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 14, 2021 at 11:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s a pretty amazing show 129,653 Views / 425 Replies  
It’s a pretty amazing show
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 10, 2021 at 09:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What am I looking for here captain 351,636 Views / 748 Replies  
What am I looking for here captain
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Dec 5, 2021 at 10:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is actually genius 1,345 Views / 3 Replies  
This is actually genius
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 13, 2021 at 08:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Mac Classic here, ya amateurs 4,058 Views / 80 Replies  
Mac Classic here, ya amateurs
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 13, 2021 at 12:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh yea agree…..just going by the video ;) ;) 306,151 Views / 770 Replies  
Oh yea agree…..just going by the video ;) ;)
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 5, 2021 at 08:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You’re supposed to move over to allow faster... 306,151 Views / 770 Replies  
You’re supposed to move over to allow faster traffic to pass you in the passing lane. If vehicles are passing on the right and then moving into your lane, there’s generally a problem.

Of course...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Nov 2, 2021 at 07:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It seems crazy. I got an i5 Mac Mini in 2018... 3,018 Views / 25 Replies  
It seems crazy. I got an i5 Mac Mini in 2018 because the performance bump was so considerable over the old models, but it’s basically a paperweight now haha. It will be great to get a new M computer...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 27, 2021 at 07:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Daniel Tiger is a great kids show that both my... 129,653 Views / 425 Replies  
Daniel Tiger is a great kids show that both my kids really liked at 2-3. Then Team Umizoomi is great on the counting and shapes.

We’ve done a decent job keeping them off TV for the most part but...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 27, 2021 at 06:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good point. I’m not too familiar with this stuff... 2,203 Views / 14 Replies  
Good point. I’m not too familiar with this stuff but running cables from the switch to the media devices behind a super-crowded media console will be a nightmare if the cables aren’t flexible. I’ll...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 20, 2021 at 06:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t think this is right. Maybe Netflix... 2,203 Views / 14 Replies  
I don’t think this is right. Maybe Netflix streaming? These are pretty much direct Blu-Ray rips with no compression. I was streaming Kong Skull Island last weekend and I’m pretty sure Plex was...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 20, 2021 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah I’ll probably be getting it from Blue Jeans... 2,203 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah I’ll probably be getting it from Blue Jeans cable which has a pretty good quality/price point.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OK great—that looks like what I’m looking for!... 2,203 Views / 14 Replies  
OK great—that looks like what I’m looking for! Many thanks. Yeah I’d be running a Cat 6e cable I guess? That looks like the logical choice for distance + shielding + speed.

I’d be fine with the...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 19, 2021 at 09:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Old people unite Edit—I had an earlier... 4,058 Views / 80 Replies  
Old people unite

Edit—I had an earlier account than this one on ‘NN but it has been lost in time, like years in rain.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 19, 2021 at 04:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Running Gigabit Ethernet to Media Centre? 2,203 Views / 14 Replies  
I stream a lot of 4K movies from a 2018 Mac mini i5 server in the basement that’s connected directly to my ASUS Wifi router down there. After recent renos, I’m running into occasional pauses when...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Oct 19, 2021 at 04:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Completely agree. It makes total sense to have... 6,629 Views / 97 Replies  
Completely agree. It makes total sense to have the URL bar at the bottom—it’s just freaky and unexpected even a few days later. But clicking on the URL bar and then having to stretch all the way to...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 28, 2021 at 07:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That little man, big dick energy tho…..explains... 7,606 Views / 91 Replies  
That little man, big dick energy tho…..explains both the last twenty five years of MacNN and Kevin Hart’s career

Lock er up mods
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 24, 2021 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I saw that. Some place like Ars Technica or... 6,629 Views / 97 Replies  
I saw that. Some place like Ars Technica or somewhere I was looking also had an article about how “it’s ok if you don’t upgrade”. What’s the catch? Are there issues?
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 21, 2021 at 08:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah I don’t know if there’s precedent for the... 5,726 Views / 61 Replies  
Yeah I don’t know if there’s precedent for the approach. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was self-contained. Probably Lord of the Rings, although the funding was already there. Typically they’ll at least...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 21, 2021 at 06:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What coffee machine? Sounds like water flow or... 98,506 Views / 287 Replies  
What coffee machine? Sounds like water flow or temperature discrepancies. I had a Cuisinart that was like that but the Moccamaster is a rock by comparison.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 20, 2021 at 10:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes that is correct. This is the big catch. 5,726 Views / 61 Replies  
Yes that is correct. This is the big catch.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 20, 2021 at 10:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just got a used TacX myself, so I’m in the same... 6,629 Views / 97 Replies  
I just got a used TacX myself, so I’m in the same boat. Still haven’t hooked it up and fingers crossed it works ok!
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 20, 2021 at 10:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“I keep getting banned” 7,606 Views / 91 Replies  
“I keep getting banned”
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 19, 2021 at 02:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FaceID doesn’t work with masks. I’ve spent the... 6,629 Views / 97 Replies  
FaceID doesn’t work with masks. I’ve spent the last 18 months wearing a mask while in public settings. Really super annoying I must say.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 16, 2021 at 11:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was dead wrong!!! Better Call Saul turned into... 129,653 Views / 425 Replies  
I was dead wrong!!! Better Call Saul turned into one of the best shows on TV.
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 15, 2021 at 10:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This makes no sense. You’re comparing a regular... 7,606 Views / 91 Replies  
This makes no sense. You’re comparing a regular daily living expense that I would totally notice and complain loudly about to an infrequent, maybe-I-won’t-need-it large expense that a successful and...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 14, 2021 at 09:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean I’m not going to say you’re alone here…but... 5,726 Views / 61 Replies  
I mean I’m not going to say you’re alone here…but you are? :p

I didn’t have the patience to make it through the middling first season, but in fairness I heard the second season was better? But...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 13, 2021 at 10:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As well, being honest on Matrix: the first movie... 5,726 Views / 61 Replies  
As well, being honest on Matrix: the first movie is fantastic and deserves all groundbreaking accolades.

Nothing the Wachowskis have done since that time indicate that this new version will be...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 13, 2021 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, it’s a fantastic use of minimal audio.... 5,726 Views / 61 Replies  
Yeah, it’s a fantastic use of minimal audio. BR2049 is basically the opposite with humongous score and dense/aggressive audio. It was a great back-to-back test for the new Atmos setup.

Physical...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 13, 2021 at 07:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like your post 7,606 Views / 91 Replies  
I like your post
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 10, 2021 at 10:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bah! People wonder why incredible movies like... 5,726 Views / 61 Replies  
Bah! People wonder why incredible movies like Blade Runner 2049 are such a commercial failure and will soon not be made any more…..you’re a Blade Runner fan and you didn’t see it!! Sheesh man. :p
...
Posted by ShortcutToMoncton, on Sep 10, 2021 at 10:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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