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5'9" ouch. No wonder you're always trying to act... 2,223 Views / 88 Replies  
5'9" ouch. No wonder you're always trying to act tough and macho.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 09:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You sound like someone who's under six feet tall. 2,223 Views / 88 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... 2,223 Views / 88 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... 2,223 Views / 88 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... 2,223 Views / 88 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... 341 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... 81,812 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... 247,704 Views / 671 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... 710 Views / 46 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... 2,223 Views / 88 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... 247,704 Views / 671 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
https://www.digitalcitizen.life/change-ip-address-... 341 Views / 6 Replies  
https://www.digitalcitizen.life/change-ip-address-windows/

https://www.earthnet.net/help/dsl/dsl_tcpip_win95-98-Me.htm

Changing the IP address hasn't really changed since Windows 95. It's an...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 20, 2021 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
^^^ The grocery store is a pain having to... 710 Views / 46 Replies  
^^^
The grocery store is a pain having to constantly type in my PIN over and over to unlock the phone so I can see my list.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 20, 2021 at 09:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"Gas prices and groceries" seems to be the latest... 2,223 Views / 88 Replies  
"Gas prices and groceries" seems to be the latest drum the conservative media is banging on. It's a surefire way to know who spends too much time in their social media echo chamber.

Other tells:...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 13, 2021 at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wife and kids were gone for the night. I grabbed... 1,061 Views / 50 Replies  
Wife and kids were gone for the night. I grabbed this one from Redbox and cranked up the volume and it was a WILD RIDE.

I'm still blown away by how much better Blu-Rays sound than any streaming...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 10, 2021 at 03:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPhone side button. I click it to turn the screen... 247,704 Views / 671 Replies  
iPhone side button. I click it to turn the screen off. Then I rotate my phone a few degrees and it thinks, "OH! You want the screen to light up! Let me fire this bad boy up!" No, I just shut you off....
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 10, 2021 at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cold commenting on a video that's being spread... 2,223 Views / 88 Replies  
Cold commenting on a video that's being spread around to spark outrage and division isn't "speaking back to stupidity." It's engaging in outrage porn, and everyone would be better off if no one did...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 10, 2021 at 08:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Percussion. Could have been a chorus trip too? I... 1,061 Views / 50 Replies  
Percussion. Could have been a chorus trip too? I can't think of another reason I would have been on a charter bus in '99.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 8, 2021 at 02:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1 was groundbreaking. I watched in on VHS on a... 1,061 Views / 50 Replies  
1 was groundbreaking. I watched in on VHS on a charter bus coming home from a school band trip or something on those little 10 inch TVs? Mind blowing. CGI in 2/3 was rough. Still got all 3 on...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 8, 2021 at 09:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
MWGA Okay, so you're pretty picky about... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
MWGA

Okay, so you're pretty picky about choosing reputable sources, right?



Registry Expiration: 2021-11-24 03:24:55 UTC
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Posted by Laminar, on Sep 8, 2021 at 09:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
lololol how'd I know you were going to latch onto... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
lololol how'd I know you were going to latch onto that one?

To reiterate - the only info I pulled from Wikipedia were the dates that IVM was approved for animal and human use. A point you were...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 7, 2021 at 10:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Is this your own personal morality or is it best... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
Is this your own personal morality or is it best medical practice? Doctors can prescribe drugs for off-label use but to me it seems like this idea that "I'll give my patient any drug they ask for...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 3, 2021 at 08:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There was a small piece of paper taped to the... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
There was a small piece of paper taped to the wall letting us know that there was a positive Covid case in my kid's before/after school care at some point. No contact tracing, no mention of...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 2, 2021 at 03:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wouldn't you have to differentiate between a... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
Wouldn't you have to differentiate between a doctor telling someone to take a drug and a person seeking a specific drug from a doctor, possibly lying about symptoms to get the prescription? "Hey doc,...
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 2, 2021 at 08:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump presidency justified, evangelicals... 1,327,931 Views / 2,992 Replies  
Trump presidency justified, evangelicals everywhere rejoice.
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 2, 2021 at 08:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/SlowPaleAmericanbobtail-... 247,704 Views / 671 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/SlowPaleAmericanbobtail-max-1mb.gif
Posted by Laminar, on Sep 1, 2021 at 08:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I keep seeing this pop up and it gets me every... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
I keep seeing this pop up and it gets me every tiem.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 31, 2021 at 03:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This exchange brought some interesting thoughts... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
This exchange brought some interesting thoughts to the forefront of my mind. It's too bad that all of the conservative posters here have retreated to their safe spaces - some of them weren't insane...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 31, 2021 at 11:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah you're going to need to source that claim.... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
Yeah you're going to need to source that claim. IVM is NOT academically recognized as an antiviral, but as an anti-parasitic. One of the sources below is from 2020 and mentions renewed attention...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 30, 2021 at 10:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well its constant changing of "well" to "we'll"... 247,704 Views / 671 Replies  
Well its constant changing of "well" to "we'll" has made me cognizant of how often I start sentences with "well."
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 30, 2021 at 10:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"We can stop by for a quick jello" was correctly... 247,704 Views / 671 Replies  
"We can stop by for a quick jello" was correctly changed to "We can stop by for a quick hello". So score 1 to autocorrect for that one.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 27, 2021 at 04:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If it randomly chose "well" or "we'll" it'd be... 247,704 Views / 671 Replies  
If it randomly chose "well" or "we'll" it'd be doing better than it does now, where it seems to always correct to the wrong one. Same with adding apostrophes when I'm trying to pluralize something....
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 26, 2021 at 05:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Autocorrect replacing correctly-spelled words.... 247,704 Views / 671 Replies  
Autocorrect replacing correctly-spelled words. Seems to happen all too often that it's trying to replace a word I spelled correctly for something else entirely.

Example: "Would gum help?"

Once...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 26, 2021 at 04:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Like...they'll unlock it and let you in if you're... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
Like...they'll unlock it and let you in if you're already masked?
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 26, 2021 at 02:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So the first rumors were that this only happens... 2,390 Views / 62 Replies  
So the first rumors were that this only happens if you upload your photos to iCloud. Is that still the understanding, or does this just happen on its own without any iCloud interface?
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 23, 2021 at 09:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know 3M makes a bunch of automotive-grade... 247,704 Views / 671 Replies  
I know 3M makes a bunch of automotive-grade double-sided adhesive designed to keep things stuck to the outside of a car in all sorts of ridiculous conditions, including glass. Did you try something...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 23, 2021 at 08:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been temp-banned and perma-banned from some... 2,223 Views / 88 Replies  
I've been temp-banned and perma-banned from some other forums way back when. Only ever got infractions here, never a ban. And never a peep on Facebook or other social media, but again I don't engage...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 23, 2021 at 08:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, the graph probably should have extended... 2,223 Views / 88 Replies  
Yeah, the graph probably should have extended further to the left to allow room for "Dolly Parton" and "Ghandi."



The only thing America hates more than zipper merging is the metric system.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 19, 2021 at 10:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The guideline was that the vaccinated people no... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
The guideline was that the vaccinated people no longer needed to mask, but unvaccinated people still needed to mask. IF that had happened, we'd be in a totally different place right now. But if...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 19, 2021 at 08:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'll give it a shot. The Asshole Scale: ... 2,223 Views / 88 Replies  
I'll give it a shot.

The Asshole Scale:
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Posted by Laminar, on Aug 19, 2021 at 08:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The latest Office/Outlook/Windows update has made... 247,704 Views / 671 Replies  
The latest Office/Outlook/Windows update has made Outlook pop up notifications twice as tall and offers options - Delete, Flag, or Dismiss. Those seem like the three least useful options. If you...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 18, 2021 at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Iowa is one of those glorious, freedom-loving... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
Iowa is one of those glorious, freedom-loving states that has banned schools from instituting mask mandates. Somehow the district is requiring masks on district transportation, so the 60 kids stuck...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 18, 2021 at 01:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is the only place I argue online. Everywhere... 2,223 Views / 88 Replies  
This is the only place I argue online. Everywhere else I'll just smile and nod, it's not worth it the drama and stress it adds to my life.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 17, 2021 at 08:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd say it's closer to the cops checking your... 2,390 Views / 62 Replies  
I'd say it's closer to the cops checking your safety deposit box daily for contraband. You have to put it in the safety deposit box first. If you keep your contraband at home (no iCloud uploads),...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 6, 2021 at 02:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's interesting - they mention a "law... 2,390 Views / 62 Replies  
That's interesting - they mention a "law enforcement database," but it also opens up the possibility of scanning for "revenge porn," copyrighted images, or any other photos that someone doesn't want...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 6, 2021 at 10:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What to call it when you want to shut down any... 2,390 Views / 62 Replies  
What to call it when you want to shut down any dissent:
- Child abuse
- Terrorism



^ Extremely misleading. The phone creates a hash based on the photo, then uploads the photo and hash to...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 6, 2021 at 09:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've seen this "They have an IMDB page!!" thing... 948 Views / 16 Replies  
I've seen this "They have an IMDB page!!" thing before, and I guess I don't know what the ramifications of that are. Do you have to have previous work as an actor to have an IMDB page? Do you have to...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 5, 2021 at 04:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh good, my election anxiety needed a big boost. 948 Views / 16 Replies  
Oh good, my election anxiety needed a big boost.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 5, 2021 at 11:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There was much puffing of air at this morning's... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
There was much puffing of air at this morning's meeting. It's pretty obvious that the only way to get the unvaccinated to mask up is if everyone has to mask up. I forgot how annoying it is to have...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 2, 2021 at 02:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Corporate reinstated our mask requirement for... 340,311 Views / 1,268 Replies  
Corporate reinstated our mask requirement for everyone, unvaxxed or not, in all conference rooms, meeting areas, places where social distancing isn't possible, and to and from our workstations.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 2, 2021 at 09:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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