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Are you going to use this product on your... 126 Views / 4 Replies  
Are you going to use this product on your property, or are you just storing it there before transportation to some other location? Any reason it can't just be a pile in your yard?
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 30, 2021 at 03:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
poor, or sick, or... 313,383 Views / 1,142 Replies  
poor, or sick, or...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 30, 2021 at 08:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That's a fascinating article. I know we've... 313,383 Views / 1,142 Replies  
That's a fascinating article. I know we've wondered about aerosol transmission from the beginning, and the choir practice was a famous example of people well beyond 6 feet and out of direct "line of...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 28, 2021 at 12:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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Posted by Laminar, on Jul 28, 2021 at 08:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Every. Time. 233,638 Views / 582 Replies  
Every. Time.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 27, 2021 at 08:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I use the "guest" wifi on my phone at work so... 233,638 Views / 582 Replies  
I use the "guest" wifi on my phone at work so that personal browsing doesn't go through "official" channels and avoids the work content filter. It's the kind of wifi that does those obnoxious...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 26, 2021 at 04:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The summer camp I worked at all of those years... 313,383 Views / 1,142 Replies  
The summer camp I worked at all of those years ago decided to have camp again this year after cancelling it last year. They reduced cabin sizes and make other accommodations. Until a large storm...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 26, 2021 at 11:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's the "you can't reason someone out of a... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
It's the "you can't reason someone out of a position they didn't reason themselves into" conundrum.

My take is that it's not binary - you're not into or out of the delusion, you're just captive...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 19, 2021 at 12:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
"FBI crime statistics" has become a meme on... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
"FBI crime statistics" has become a meme on Reddit because they so often get pulled out to "prove" that black people are more prone to violence, ergo there's a good reason that police have far more...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 19, 2021 at 09:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Because they use the delusions to justify the... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
Because they use the delusions to justify the deviousness.

The delusion is that black people are genetically inferior to white people and a society where both exist on equal footing cannot...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 16, 2021 at 03:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I like searching the history of this forum, as... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
I like searching the history of this forum, as it's kind of a historical barometer of what's happening at the time. Same-sex marriage was legalized in the US in June of 2016. The trans bathroom issue...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 16, 2021 at 08:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
People like Majorie Taylor Greene or the highly... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
People like Majorie Taylor Greene or the highly religious (Pence maybe?) I'd consider "true believers," but I feel like those are in the minority.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 15, 2021 at 09:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
OUCH all caps 275,443 Views / 661 Replies  
OUCH
all caps
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 14, 2021 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think that was the point of the article I... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
I think that was the point of the article I linked, right? There's a genetic predisposition to certain political bents, and that bent can make itself known given the right trigger. Conservative...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 14, 2021 at 01:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Because doing so would fulfill all of the values... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
Because doing so would fulfill all of the values they pretend to espouse - valuing hard work, the sanctity of human life, a fair and just society, economic success for America. The conservative...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 14, 2021 at 01:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Education and information, mostly. The average... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
Education and information, mostly. The average Republican lawmaker has a much better education than the average Republican voter. They understand history, precedent, and how things actually work....
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 14, 2021 at 10:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Have you discovered the Vexillology Circle Jerk... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
Have you discovered the Vexillology Circle Jerk subreddit (https://www.reddit.com/r/vexillologycirclejerk/)? Nothing worth subscribing to, but worth scrolling through for a laugh.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 14, 2021 at 09:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'd put Republican lawmakers (congresspeople,... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
I'd put Republican lawmakers (congresspeople, think tanks, etc.) at 80% devious and conniving. Republican voters get a 10% devious, 90% delusional rating.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 14, 2021 at 09:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Also, I want their next study to be the... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
Also, I want their next study to be the relationship between an affinity for authoritarianism and a love of flags. For an unrelated reason I Google Image Searched for "funny flag" and holy cow it was...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 13, 2021 at 04:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Okay, thank you for clarifying this - I see what... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
Okay, thank you for clarifying this - I see what you're saying now.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 13, 2021 at 01:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't think they're schizophrenic, I think... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
I don't think they're schizophrenic, I think they're reacting predictably to innate, primal instincts.

https://psmag.com/news/authoritarianism-the-terrifying-trait-that-trump-triggers

There's a...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 13, 2021 at 12:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm imagining the shenanigans at a Chicagoland... 233,638 Views / 582 Replies  
I'm imagining the shenanigans at a Chicagoland Home Depot at 3AM. Sounds like a good time.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 9, 2021 at 12:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have over $100 in Menards rebates I need to... 233,638 Views / 582 Replies  
I have over $100 in Menards rebates I need to use, and I probably have $10-20 in rebates I still need to apply for. At least now they let you send in a whole envelope full of receipts with only one...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 9, 2021 at 12:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1. Being an overt racist isn't a dealbreaker for... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
1. Being an overt racist isn't a dealbreaker for Republican voters. i.e. Steve King, Trump, et al.

2. Racism has been purposely baked into Republican messaging and strategy for decades i.e....
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 9, 2021 at 12:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm ready to make some purchases. Who has a good... 287 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm ready to make some purchases. Who has a good recommendation for me??
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 8, 2021 at 09:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like jerky and I like bacon, but weird hybrid... 2,706 Views / 50 Replies  
I like jerky and I like bacon, but weird hybrid between the two seems...gross.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 7, 2021 at 11:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry, what about a presidential campaign is... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
Sorry, what about a presidential campaign is rational? None of it. Campaigns don't sway voters based on logic and reason, and pretending that doing so is the "correct" way to win voters is...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 4, 2021 at 04:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If its real-world effect is increased voter... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
If its real-world effect is increased voter participation with no measurable effect on fraud, then I'm fine with it.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 4, 2021 at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Are you typing "Siri, switch apps... 233,638 Views / 582 Replies  
Are you typing "Siri, switch apps please"?
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 4, 2021 at 01:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If I were you, I would have just hired ScarJo to... 72,371 Views / 367 Replies  
If I were you, I would have just hired ScarJo to play both the girls, Lohan Parent Trap style.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 3, 2021 at 07:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's what was happening on the east coast as... 233,638 Views / 582 Replies  
That's what was happening on the east coast as well. It seems a lot of truck drivers took the pandemic as a good time to retire. And with autonomous driving looming in the near-ish future, I'd wager...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 3, 2021 at 07:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Then how do you read the 15th amendment? 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
Then how do you read the 15th amendment?
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 1, 2021 at 04:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Our managers are allowed to see their direct... 313,383 Views / 1,142 Replies  
Our managers are allowed to see their direct reports' vaccination status. Unvaccinated are required to be masked to and from their work stations, in all conference rooms, and in any situation where...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 1, 2021 at 09:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just main Meta Knight. gg2ez 1,016 Views / 14 Replies  
Just main Meta Knight. gg2ez
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 1, 2021 at 09:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cap'n Tightpants linking Daily Caller was great. ... 1,286,458 Views / 2,931 Replies  
Cap'n Tightpants linking Daily Caller was great.

And it was a lot of fun seeing if the right wing nutjobs were going to side with the man in a he said/she said assault case or if they were going...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 30, 2021 at 02:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Rocket League is a popular eSports game. If... 1,016 Views / 14 Replies  
Rocket League is a popular eSports game. If you're teaching college-level eSports, I'm sure you have some great tips.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 30, 2021 at 12:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
N95 and a face shield and you'd be fine. 313,383 Views / 1,142 Replies  
N95 and a face shield and you'd be fine.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 30, 2021 at 11:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Congrats! If you have any Rocket League tips let... 1,016 Views / 14 Replies  
Congrats! If you have any Rocket League tips let me know.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 30, 2021 at 08:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As a fun comparison, the state of Iowa has a... 313,383 Views / 1,142 Replies  
As a fun comparison, the state of Iowa has a population of 3.1 million. We have had 373,000 cases and 6,124 deaths. But at least our economy is doing great.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 25, 2021 at 01:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I just grab two of these for a few bucks each.... 1,332 Views / 25 Replies  
I just grab two of these for a few bucks each. One for the pan of brats, one to take pulls off of while grilling.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 23, 2021 at 01:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My sense of smell is different post-covid. I had... 1,332 Views / 25 Replies  
My sense of smell is different post-covid. I had to change shampoo/body wash as the smell of my body wash became completely unpalatable, though I'd been using that same scent for a couple years now....
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 22, 2021 at 08:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm picturing you with a spikey necklace and a... 3,047 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm picturing you with a spikey necklace and a long braid as you sing that.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 22, 2021 at 08:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Really enjoyed that one. Recommendations on... 1,332 Views / 25 Replies  
Really enjoyed that one. Recommendations on similar movies? Maybe Clue?



I usually boil them in a pot filled with High Life and onions for 10 or so minutes, then finish on the grill for the...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 21, 2021 at 02:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe it's like Churchill's "This is the type of... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
Maybe it's like Churchill's "This is the type of arrant pedantry up with which I will not put." Correct but feels weird?
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 21, 2021 at 01:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wife took the kids and up and left on Saturday,... 1,332 Views / 25 Replies  
Wife took the kids and up and left on Saturday, headed out of town to visit a friend. I spent the day working on my car, getting groceries, eating Pizza Hut pizza, watching a Tom Clancy movie, and...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 21, 2021 at 10:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Why does "from where they buy their cocoa" sound... 167,413 Views / 711 Replies  
Why does "from where they buy their cocoa" sound weird to me?
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 21, 2021 at 10:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Her latex/nail/jewelry getup seemed more... 655,886 Views / 1,220 Replies  
Her latex/nail/jewelry getup seemed more shocking/weird than "child star going sexual."
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 18, 2021 at 11:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Since we're sharing earthquake stories, I tried... 1,117 Views / 10 Replies  
Since we're sharing earthquake stories, I tried to go back and see if I posted about the 2011 Japan quake, but I don't see anything. During the week leading up to the quake I'd look up and see the...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 18, 2021 at 08:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The first one was a meme song by accident. This... 655,886 Views / 1,220 Replies  
The first one was a meme song by accident. This time they're going hard on the memes and banking on nostalgia (and shock?) to pull it through.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 18, 2021 at 08:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So it's true to the original then. :thumbsup: ... 655,886 Views / 1,220 Replies  
So it's true to the original then. :thumbsup:

If Alexa ever gains sentience and murders my family it will be because of the frequency with which she's asked to play that song.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 17, 2021 at 01:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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