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Ah, that explains it. 511,354 Views / 791 Replies  
Ah, that explains it.
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 04:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No coffee today? 511,354 Views / 791 Replies  
No coffee today?
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 03:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You gotta be sneakier. 511,354 Views / 791 Replies  
You gotta be sneakier.
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 11:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Got my flu shot yesterday, work has them up in... 517,300 Views / 1,643 Replies  
Got my flu shot yesterday, work has them up in the medic's office. I'm reading that the latest booster is reconfigured to be more effective against Omnicron. I don't know if most people/news outlets...
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 08:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Still got 'em. 511,354 Views / 791 Replies  
Still got 'em.
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 08:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry, I should have linked the source. Retail. ... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
Sorry, I should have linked the source. Retail.

https://ycharts.com/indicators/us_gas_price
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 10:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Too obvious, needs more subtlety. 511,354 Views / 791 Replies  
Too obvious, needs more subtlety.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 10:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Shit wasn't jumped due to the question asked, it... 511,354 Views / 791 Replies  
Shit wasn't jumped due to the question asked, it was because of the reeeeally poor attempt at trying to be funny.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 10:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not just a confirmation, but a "this action... 426,273 Views / 1,121 Replies  
Not just a confirmation, but a "this action requires administrator approval" and then either clicking okay or having to enter my administrator password.

NOT this window:...
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 10:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
4yo got her third shot today, so she's done with... 517,300 Views / 1,643 Replies  
4yo got her third shot today, so she's done with the initial regimen. Wife is hearing through work that Australia had a rough flu season, indicating that ours will be similarly rough. She, the 9yo,...
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 10:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Wait...when did MacOS start doing the stupid... 426,273 Views / 1,121 Replies  
Wait...when did MacOS start doing the stupid fucking Windows UAC-like thing where I have to click OK on a warning before doing anything at all?
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 23, 2022 at 06:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ow. Ow ow ow ow. 481,314 Views / 1,026 Replies  
Ow. Ow ow ow ow.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 23, 2022 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gas prices over the last 5 years. ... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
Gas prices over the last 5 years.
https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/gas-prices-800x244.png

US Strategic oil reserve level....
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 23, 2022 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cargo pants by any other name... 511,354 Views / 791 Replies  
Cargo pants by any other name...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 21, 2022 at 04:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
High-waisted jeans let you wear and even higher... 511,354 Views / 791 Replies  
High-waisted jeans let you wear and even higher shirt and still only show an inch or two of midriff. I keep seeing rumors of the low-waist jeans coming back and the general reaction I see from women...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 21, 2022 at 11:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Filled up for $2.49⁹ E85 yesterday. The stations... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
Filled up for $2.49⁹ E85 yesterday. The stations that are usually cheapest for regular gas for some reason had E85 at $2.75, but the expensive regular gas station (that actually advertises E85...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 21, 2022 at 11:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And the obvious response is that at no point have... 511,354 Views / 791 Replies  
And the obvious response is that at no point have either of them expressed any concern for society's puritanical roots or ingrained misogyny, though they have shown patterns of supporting and...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 20, 2022 at 04:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Comfortable" meaning, "they're okay with the... 511,354 Views / 791 Replies  
"Comfortable" meaning, "they're okay with the decisions that they've made for themselves." Also, not having seen the shoes in question, I'm going to assume they're far less scandalous than Glenn's...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 20, 2022 at 01:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah we're back up to 3.49 here. Did Biden stop... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
Yeah we're back up to 3.49 here. Did Biden stop drawing from the strategic reserves or something?
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 20, 2022 at 01:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Your insistence on repeatedly calling women... 511,354 Views / 791 Replies  
Your insistence on repeatedly calling women prostitutes because they're dressed in a way they feel comfortable probably deserves some introspection. They're comfortable, they're happy, what business...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 20, 2022 at 09:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow big flex with the WeatherBug Elite. 426,273 Views / 1,121 Replies  
Wow big flex with the WeatherBug Elite.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 20, 2022 at 09:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If the widget was in some sort of semi-opaque... 426,273 Views / 1,121 Replies  
If the widget was in some sort of semi-opaque tray that helped create contrast that would be helpful, but the way it is now, its visibility is entirely at the mercy of the image behind it.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 19, 2022 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's the worst one: ... 426,273 Views / 1,121 Replies  
Here's the worst one:

https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/img_3550-277x600.png
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 19, 2022 at 12:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm meh on the new lockscreen. Out of the... 426,273 Views / 1,121 Replies  
I'm meh on the new lockscreen. Out of the thousands of photos on my phone, it only managed to find 2 or 3 that were "acceptable." And then the weather widget is so small and image contrast so large...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 19, 2022 at 08:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I saw E15 for $2.80 on Sunday then all of a... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
I saw E15 for $2.80 on Sunday then all of a sudden yesterday it had bumped to $3.24.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 13, 2022 at 10:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Was that you showing that the emoji can work, or... 18,212 Views / 104 Replies  
Was that you showing that the emoji can work, or was it you expressing your emotions regarding the functionality of the embedded editor?
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 12, 2022 at 12:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Shouldn't it be the black version of this: ������... 18,212 Views / 104 Replies  
Shouldn't it be the black version of this: ������

edit: Weird - I pasted in the broken heart emoji and it...broke?
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 12, 2022 at 08:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Corn chips are great. But every time I've tried a... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
Corn chips are great. But every time I've tried a corn tortilla as an instrument for holding taco contents, it has lacked the flexibility and ductility to properly contain my taco without spilling...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 12, 2022 at 08:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Corn tortillas are garbage. Flour all the way.... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
Corn tortillas are garbage. Flour all the way. Sorry to by GF friends but you're missing out.



We got the Famous Dave's cornbread mix to make muffins. It was unbelievably tasty so I checked the...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 9, 2022 at 01:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What are the main products of corn - ethanol... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
What are the main products of corn - ethanol (inefficient use of food resources), HFCS (obesity epidemic), feed corn (we should eat less meat). Seems we could do with a lot fewer corn products.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 9, 2022 at 10:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Iowa invested huge into ethanol plants ~10-15... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
Iowa invested huge into ethanol plants ~10-15 years ago. We have to keep pretending that it was a good idea. On the plus side, E85 is essentially race fuel, so car dudes love having easy access to...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 7, 2022 at 01:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Filled up for 2.14⁹ E85 this morning. E15 is... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
Filled up for 2.14⁹ E85 this morning. E15 is sitting right at 3.00⁹, no one is willing to dip below 3 yet.

So far it's looking like E85 gets me ~$0.19/mile where E15 would be ~$0.22/mile. That's...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 7, 2022 at 10:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hot/cold temperature changes can exacerbate it. ... 426,273 Views / 1,121 Replies  
Hot/cold temperature changes can exacerbate it.

I pulled my glass pitcher out of the just-run dishwasher this weekend to make lemonade for the kids and stupidly filled it with cold water. Bye bye...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 6, 2022 at 07:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember while I was in the waiting room... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
I remember while I was in the waiting room someone from the FBI came to investigate reports of a man taking pictures in the area. I think he was a wildlife photographer but due to potential terrorism...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 6, 2022 at 07:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
BP Whiting?? I was there a long time ago, like... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
BP Whiting?? I was there a long time ago, like 2012ish maybe? Not my fault.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 5, 2022 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wife filled up at Costco for $3.049 yesterday and... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
Wife filled up at Costco for $3.049 yesterday and dealt with the ridiculous lines and all of that, I kindly let her know that the two stations near us had it for 3.009...and no lines. Costco used to...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 2, 2022 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://blog.prepscholar.com/hs-fs/hubfs/feature-i... 1,339 Views / 31 Replies  
https://blog.prepscholar.com/hs-fs/hubfs/feature-interest-attention-meme.jpg?width=450&name=feature-interest-attention-meme.jpg
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 2, 2022 at 10:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So...not John Wick? 1,540 Views / 49 Replies  
So...not John Wick?
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 2, 2022 at 10:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You say bit part, but she's one of three named... 1,339 Views / 31 Replies  
You say bit part, but she's one of three named actors in the movie. One could guess that she's the secret service agent assigned to deal with all of Hunter Biden's laptop, cell phone, drug, and...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 31, 2022 at 11:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I tried Lay's Kettle-Cooked Fritos chili-cheese... 10,486 Views / 62 Replies  
I tried Lay's Kettle-Cooked Fritos chili-cheese flavor.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 31, 2022 at 11:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We watched the first two episodes last night,... 200,231 Views / 522 Replies  
We watched the first two episodes last night, it's fun. The 4yo liked her muscles and pretty hair.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 29, 2022 at 09:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Someone at work yesterday had the GoT theme song... 200,231 Views / 522 Replies  
Someone at work yesterday had the GoT theme song as their ringtone. Two thoughts:
1. It's wild that people still don't use silent mode
2. I thought the last season killed of the fanbase entirely
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 26, 2022 at 07:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That assumes that more policing = less crime,... 426,273 Views / 1,121 Replies  
That assumes that more policing = less crime, which is certainly one side's narrative.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 23, 2022 at 09:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If any of you ever drive by a Casey's in the... 18,212 Views / 104 Replies  
If any of you ever drive by a Casey's in the morning, grab a slice of breakfast pizza. I'm home with my son for the few days before school starts and we always grab a slice after dropping off his...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 22, 2022 at 10:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The huge uptick in speeding, traffic accidents,... 426,273 Views / 1,121 Replies  
The huge uptick in speeding, traffic accidents, and general crime since the beginning of the pandemic is fascinating to me, in a horrible way. I really want to know why this is the case, but every...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 22, 2022 at 10:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
wut 985 Views / 11 Replies  
wut
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 22, 2022 at 10:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The place with the cheap E85 has stopped... 9,376 Views / 171 Replies  
The place with the cheap E85 has stopped advertising its price on the sign. It has three sections labelled regular, diesel, and E85, and the E85 section they just leave blank. The cheapest E15 around...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 22, 2022 at 10:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Remove technology, increase nature. Seems like a... 148,370 Views / 440 Replies  
Remove technology, increase nature. Seems like a win-win.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 17, 2022 at 08:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As a rule they will low-ball you on what they... 426,273 Views / 1,121 Replies  
As a rule they will low-ball you on what they offer. It's probably a "Replacement Cost Value" plan where they pay out what it would cost to replace the vehicle with one in similar condition (not a...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 16, 2022 at 04:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wife's friend used to live in an apartment right... 5,977 Views / 256 Replies  
Wife's friend used to live in an apartment right across the road from Lake Michigan, possibly near Navy Pier? She had a good view of the airshow.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 16, 2022 at 04:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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