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Looks like "discogs.org" is block by my work's... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Looks like "discogs.org" is block by my work's internet filter.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 10:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Gotta be able to run Windows. The only reason I... 220 Views / 10 Replies  
Gotta be able to run Windows. The only reason I upgraded from my 2013 i5 Air was because it only had 4GB of RAM. That was more than enough for web browsing and general fooling around and even running...
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 08:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's a hell of a URL. Not sure if it's not... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
That's a hell of a URL. Not sure if it's not loading for me because of a URL issue or a work filter issue.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 08:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I just bought a 2015 MacBook Air i7, I'll be good... 220 Views / 10 Replies  
I just bought a 2015 MacBook Air i7, I'll be good for at least 5 more years.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Social Responsibility is doing what's best for... 355,413 Views / 1,358 Replies  
Social Responsibility is doing what's best for yourself and by extension, what's best for society.

Personal responsibility is acknowledging that your actions have consequences and being willing to...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I only know Shriners as the guys that drive the... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
I only know Shriners as the guys that drive the go-karts in local parades. My absolute dream was to drive a go-kart one day.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That makes more sense now. I passed a late... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
That makes more sense now.

I passed a late model Infiniti on the interstate today whose personalized license plate just said, "ARMED". He had various badges all over the license plate, trunklid,...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 18, 2021 at 04:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?p=3974091#p... 261 Views / 18 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?p=3974091#post3974091

Yes, but it's Jan 2001.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 18, 2021 at 02:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I assume the Republicans would never have allowed... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
I assume the Republicans would never have allowed that - you can have a woman or minority as a VP candidate, but the position of actual power must always be a Christian white man. Can you imagine how...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 18, 2021 at 11:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Tried it today. Failed to upload from Photos >... 2,336 Views / 88 Replies  
Tried it today. Failed to upload from Photos > Share. Had to go into the OneDrive app and it uploaded from there. I created a "Photo Uploads" folder on my OneDrive, but the upload function defaults...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 18, 2021 at 11:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I went back and read some of my posts from... 261 Views / 18 Replies  
I went back and read some of my posts from ~2000ish. Yikes. Let's keep the past in the past.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 18, 2021 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I liked it when Google had a link at the bottom... 257,240 Views / 699 Replies  
I liked it when Google had a link at the bottom letting you see exactly which links they removed. Because they were listing the links with a valid copyright claim against them, it was a nice...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 18, 2021 at 08:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like Sabra... 4,714 Views / 19 Replies  
Looks like Sabra (https://stopandshop.com/groceries/deli/dips-hummus-spreads/more-dips-spreads/more-refrigerated-dips/sabra-dessert-dip-spread-dark-chocolate.html) and Boar's Head...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 17, 2021 at 03:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The original image resizer that got pulled into... 2,336 Views / 88 Replies  
The original image resizer that got pulled into PowerToys works. So now I can Share icon > OneDrive then in Windows Explorer I can right click - resize. Not a bad workflow.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 15, 2021 at 02:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe I'll try OneDrive. Edit: Powertoys... 2,336 Views / 88 Replies  
Maybe I'll try OneDrive.

Edit: Powertoys would let me right click and resize pictures, but work IT has us on an older Version of Win10 that isn't supported. Boo.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 15, 2021 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That throws a couple of extra steps in the way.... 2,336 Views / 88 Replies  
That throws a couple of extra steps in the way. With email, my phone offers to resize before sending, which is what I want for photos I'm going to store or email to someone else. So I'd have to find...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 15, 2021 at 11:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wouldn't it make more sense to compare like for... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Wouldn't it make more sense to compare like for like - undershirts vs. undershirts and swimwear vs. swimwear?
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 15, 2021 at 10:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Lucky. ... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Lucky.

https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/facebook5-800x451.png
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 14, 2021 at 11:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh nooooooooooooooo. Finally went to 15... 2,336 Views / 88 Replies  
Oh nooooooooooooooo. Finally went to 15 yesterday. Previously, if I created a new message in Mail and attached photos, they'd show up in Outlook as attachments with generic names "image0.jpg."

Now...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 13, 2021 at 05:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Would you say that if all four conditions can be... 355,413 Views / 1,358 Replies  
Would you say that if all four conditions can be met and the hospital still refuses to do the procedure, that counts as punishment for not being vaccinated and seems a bit...icky?
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 13, 2021 at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
He's referencing the Hippocratic Oath. 355,413 Views / 1,358 Replies  
He's referencing the Hippocratic Oath.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 13, 2021 at 09:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
These seem fair, and your idea of quarantine... 355,413 Views / 1,358 Replies  
These seem fair, and your idea of quarantine seems valid, as long as it doesn't strain resources.

But analyzing each of these scenarios on a case-by-case basis is also a strain on administrative...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 13, 2021 at 09:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
15.0.2 dropped due to a zero-day exploit? 2,336 Views / 88 Replies  
15.0.2 dropped due to a zero-day exploit?
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 12, 2021 at 10:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, I missed your delineation between the two... 355,413 Views / 1,358 Replies  
Oh, I missed your delineation between the two types.



Yes they are, but they don't think that, so nothing they've done should be considered noble or impressive.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 11, 2021 at 01:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Does that really count if they don't believe it's... 355,413 Views / 1,358 Replies  
Does that really count if they don't believe it's what they're doing? What if they believe that people are dropping dead left and right from the vaccine? If they believe that the vaccine is...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 11, 2021 at 10:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Safari's content blockers preventing me from... 2,336 Views / 88 Replies  
Safari's content blockers preventing me from clicking on any Google-sponsored shopping results is frustrating. Sometimes that's the only result that's actually relevant and I end up having to go over...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 8, 2021 at 10:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Every. Time. ... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Every. Time.

https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/facebook4-800x461.png
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 7, 2021 at 05:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If they know it's me then they should know it's... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
If they know it's me then they should know it's not my wife.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 7, 2021 at 02:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Browsing at work which shows me as being in... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Browsing at work which shows me as being in another state.
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 7, 2021 at 12:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Facebook is going for maximum engagement today. ... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Facebook is going for maximum engagement today.

https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/facebook3-800x446.png

Also, I love all of the "Fishing Gear."
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 7, 2021 at 10:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Do you prefer the bite size over the sticks?... 257,240 Views / 699 Replies  
Do you prefer the bite size over the sticks? Menards carries a bunch of flavors of the sticks. No matter what flavor I buy they're gone by the end of the day. Lemon is good, vanilla is good, peanut...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 7, 2021 at 10:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Never fails. ... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Never fails.

https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/facebook2-800x452.png
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 6, 2021 at 02:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fun facebook bit. Here's what Marketplace shows... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Fun facebook bit. Here's what Marketplace shows me.

https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/facebook1-800x441.png

It is almost 100% of the time that there's one item that involves...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 6, 2021 at 09:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The validity of the accusation and the contrition... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
The validity of the accusation and the contrition of the whistleblower are two different things, though, no?

I guess I just don't want to discourage whistleblowers by shaming them for having the...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 5, 2021 at 04:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Again, it's not binary, right? It's not culpable... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Again, it's not binary, right? It's not culpable OR innocent, indignant OR contrite, but a spectrum of each?
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 5, 2021 at 01:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Morality isn't an on/off yes/no good/bad - it's a... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Morality isn't an on/off yes/no good/bad - it's a spectrum. It wouldn't take much effort to find fault in literally any company or industry.

Morality is balanced with other factors, like career...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 5, 2021 at 09:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This interview follows nicely: ... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
This interview follows nicely:

https://gizmodo.com/9-horrifying-facts-from-the-facebook-whistleblowers-new-1847791184
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 4, 2021 at 11:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
In 2019, 19 of the top 20 Facebook pages for... 1,352,275 Views / 3,055 Replies  
In 2019, 19 of the top 20 Facebook pages for American Christians were run by Eastern European troll farms.


...
Posted by Laminar, on Oct 1, 2021 at 08:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You can't make this shit up. 3,672 Views / 91 Replies  
You can't make this shit up.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 27, 2021 at 08:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
5'9" ouch. No wonder you're always trying to act... 3,672 Views / 91 Replies  
5'9" ouch. No wonder you're always trying to act tough and macho.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 24, 2021 at 09:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You sound like someone who's under six feet tall. 3,672 Views / 91 Replies  
You sound like someone who's under six feet tall.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 23, 2021 at 02:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't know about everyone else, but I'd much... 3,672 Views / 91 Replies  
I don't know about everyone else, but I'd much prefer if you spent the same amount of time just crafting and defending a single point. You're flinging a lot of shit at a wall with a catapult and...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 23, 2021 at 01:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm talking specifically about the post twice and... 3,672 Views / 91 Replies  
I'm talking specifically about the post twice and disappear for a month. El Chup does it, shif did it, Jawbone did it, Snow-i did it, turtle does it.

I think that real dialog does happen here. I...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 23, 2021 at 01:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's also a great way to avoid engaging in a... 3,672 Views / 91 Replies  
It's also a great way to avoid engaging in a meaningful conversation and...gasp...honestly evaluating a different perspective. It's the MO of every right-winger that still posts here.



Does it?...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 23, 2021 at 10:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember having to reboot Windows after... 801 Views / 6 Replies  
I remember having to reboot Windows after plugging in a PS/2 keyboard. At some point Microsoft was touting "plug and play" even though I'd been doing that with my ADB keyboards and mice since the...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 22, 2021 at 10:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We went to Detroit last month and I forgot that I... 85,033 Views / 285 Replies  
We went to Detroit last month and I forgot that I don't like coffee. I kept trying stuff at local coffee shops and not liking it - lattes, cold brew, whatever. Then I remembered that I always used to...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 20, 2021 at 02:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Do you also get mad that movie theaters charge... 257,240 Views / 699 Replies  
Do you also get mad that movie theaters charge $10 for $0.50 of popcorn, or that a 20oz soda costs $1.99 while a 2 liter bottle is $2?

Prices of non-commodity goods has almost no connection to...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 20, 2021 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I could see trading my X for a 13 Mini for sheer... 2,336 Views / 88 Replies  
I could see trading my X for a 13 Mini for sheer pocketability, but there's nothing wrong enough with it to justify any cash outlay right now.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 20, 2021 at 02:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
MacNN Challenge: Pick from the following... 3,672 Views / 91 Replies  
MacNN Challenge:

Pick from the following list the terms that best describe Rob:

- Compassionate
- Empathetic
- Hyper masculine
- Independence
- Tough
- Macho
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 20, 2021 at 02:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If they charged less than people were willing to... 257,240 Views / 699 Replies  
If they charged less than people were willing to pay, that'd be pretty stupid of them, no?
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 20, 2021 at 09:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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