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Dammit! 49,988 Views / 345 Replies  
Dammit!
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 09:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wouldn’t “show in Finder” just give people... 13,623 Views / 101 Replies  
Wouldn’t “show in Finder” just give people opportunity to break the Photos library?

If I had “show in Finder”, to not break the library, wouldn’t I option-drag the photo in question to the Desktop?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m fine with taking the hit on outliers like... 13,623 Views / 101 Replies  
I’m fine with taking the hit on outliers like that to help protect normies.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 12:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve got a “cord keeper” bag to go with my... 23,583 Views / 223 Replies  
I’ve got a “cord keeper” bag to go with my laptop. Has a charger, USB-C dongles and a card reader.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 12:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anybody remember Creepshow? 204 Views / 8 Replies  
Anybody remember Creepshow?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Dropped my van off today. They’re packed to the... 142,381 Views / 943 Replies  
Dropped my van off today. They’re packed to the gills.

The city throws a few curves where it’s nice to have AWD. Unplowed alleys. Getting in and out of plowed in street parking.

Also, after a...
Posted by subego, on Nov 13, 2019 at 05:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe this is a dumb question, but does it matter... 13,623 Views / 101 Replies  
Maybe this is a dumb question, but does it matter that it’s hidden if it’s read-only?

Whether making it read-only is a bad idea is another question entirely.
Posted by subego, on Nov 12, 2019 at 05:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Let’s tell Reader and Glenn it’s time to change... 49,988 Views / 345 Replies  
Let’s tell Reader and Glenn it’s time to change their tires and see if they fall for it.
Posted by subego, on Nov 12, 2019 at 02:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think this can be boiled down to a single... 13,623 Views / 101 Replies  
I think this can be boiled down to a single problem. Their OS release schedule is too rapid. Neither Apple or developers can keep up.

The hardware’s still fine for the most part. Too expensive is...
Posted by subego, on Nov 12, 2019 at 09:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s a balmy 9° with a -4° windchill. I... 49,988 Views / 345 Replies  
It’s a balmy 9° with a -4° windchill.

I guess February in November is the “new weather” in the thread title.
Posted by subego, on Nov 12, 2019 at 07:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The self-checkouts at my Mariano’s (owned by... 23,396 Views / 313 Replies  
The self-checkouts at my Mariano’s (owned by Kroger) have the opposite phrasing. They’re all “please place the item in the bagging area” in an obnoxious, “hurry the **** up” tone. If it didn’t do...
Posted by subego, on Nov 11, 2019 at 10:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup... MouseRugs are the problem. It just... 256 Views / 6 Replies  
Yup... MouseRugs are the problem.

It just seems to be the Magic Mouse, though. The AWM works fine, and after my last one finally died, I picked up a Logitech which works fine.
Posted by subego, on Nov 11, 2019 at 07:13 PM, in Marketplace
When it comes down to it, for me it’s about not... 23,396 Views / 313 Replies  
When it comes down to it, for me it’s about not waiting.

My Kroger owned Mariano’s has 18 self checkout lanes. No way they hire 18 cashiers. They can’t even hire a stock boy.


That said, I do...
Posted by subego, on Nov 11, 2019 at 06:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My van pops it on as a courtesy when you open the... 142,381 Views / 943 Replies  
My van pops it on as a courtesy when you open the door.

I needed the mileage to gas up (Zipcar), and ended up calling them. They have cellular access to the car, and gave it to me that way.

So,...
Posted by subego, on Nov 11, 2019 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes! They don’t work with the mousepads I like,... 256 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes! They don’t work with the mousepads I like, so I’ve got one with close to zero miles on it. PM me your address.
Posted by subego, on Nov 11, 2019 at 10:16 AM, in Marketplace
Motion is seconded. 23,396 Views / 313 Replies  
Motion is seconded.
Posted by subego, on Nov 11, 2019 at 09:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
An X3... though thankfully, it looks like I‘m... 142,381 Views / 943 Replies  
An X3... though thankfully, it looks like I‘m wrong about that.

There’s an unspecified “knob” I was supposed to press to see the odometer. It occurred to me long after that the one place I didn’t...
Posted by subego, on Nov 11, 2019 at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Rented a car yesterday. Still really hate the... 142,381 Views / 943 Replies  
Rented a car yesterday. Still really hate the thing where the engine shuts off when the car is stopped.

Oh... the instrument cluster was a touch screen, which is just absurd.
Posted by subego, on Nov 10, 2019 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Vinegar. 5,431 Views / 26 Replies  
Vinegar.
Posted by subego, on Nov 8, 2019 at 09:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Corn is best in its “fruit” form, though off the... 467 Views / 30 Replies  
Corn is best in its “fruit” form, though off the cob is messy, and I don’t need that much.

Popcorn is of course, awesome.

Everybody has their relative who makes “the best corn casserole”. This...
Posted by subego, on Nov 8, 2019 at 09:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup... backing in is much safer than backing out.... 23,396 Views / 313 Replies  
Yup... backing in is much safer than backing out.

In a big lot, I’ll avoid the problem by parking far away from the door.

The minor irritant then becomes my passengers, who behave as if a 200...
Posted by subego, on Nov 8, 2019 at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The van is easy enough to clean, it’s staying... 142,381 Views / 943 Replies  
The van is easy enough to clean, it’s staying much cleaner than my previous cars. Enough so things like a dusty dash are beginning to bug me.
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 07:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I could definitely use a better dealer, but I... 23,396 Views / 313 Replies  
I could definitely use a better dealer, but I live far away from all of them. This is the best one in terms of being reachable by public transportation in a timely manner. I much prefer to drop it...
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 06:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Supposedly because it was just a yearly... 23,396 Views / 313 Replies  
Supposedly because it was just a yearly inspection and oil change. He said it’s first come, first serve.

Didn’t buy that shit for a second. It’s never been that way before, and I’m not going to...
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Garbanzo is the one bean to rule them all. 467 Views / 30 Replies  
Garbanzo is the one bean to rule them all.
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 11:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Three is a major. Four is a colonel panic. 23,396 Views / 313 Replies  
Three is a major. Four is a colonel panic.
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Needed a new city sticker, so I used the... 142,381 Views / 943 Replies  
Needed a new city sticker, so I used the opportunity to clean the haze off the interior of my windshield. This was surprisingly difficult, and still needs more work. Normally I use Windex, but...
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 11:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/11/05/officer-ar... 195,745 Views / 1,106 Replies  
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/11/05/officer-arrested-strikes-officer-boystown-halloween/

Off-Duty Police Officer [in clown makeup] Accused Of Hitting On-Duty Officer In Boystown In Wee Hours...
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 10:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The key cutting machine at Home Depot thinking... 23,396 Views / 313 Replies  
The key cutting machine at Home Depot thinking your Kwikset key is a Dexter key.

Kiosk key cutter wanting $12 a key.

Dealer not letting you schedule factory maintenance.

Hot dog delivery...
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 10:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sites going down. :) 23,396 Views / 313 Replies  
Sites going down. :)
Posted by subego, on Nov 7, 2019 at 02:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I consider this a diagnosis of beans and... 467 Views / 30 Replies  
I consider this a diagnosis of beans and ricelexia.
Posted by subego, on Nov 5, 2019 at 07:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Isn’t red rice and beans a staple south of the... 467 Views / 30 Replies  
Isn’t red rice and beans a staple south of the Mason-Dixon?
Posted by subego, on Nov 4, 2019 at 07:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The solution I’ve heard is to use cushioned tape... 23,583 Views / 223 Replies  
The solution I’ve heard is to use cushioned tape as a shim. A hole punch makes the perfect size.

If your wife is into the torture type shoes, just get the tape anyway and use it as intended for...
Posted by subego, on Nov 4, 2019 at 01:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
To be fried with scallions and egg. 467 Views / 30 Replies  
To be fried with scallions and egg.
Posted by subego, on Nov 4, 2019 at 02:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This sounds like it would be better with rice. ... 467 Views / 30 Replies  
This sounds like it would be better with rice.

Or more specifically, you could get away with a much higher carb to fat/protein ratio and still have it be good.

This as a rice burrito could be a...
Posted by subego, on Nov 3, 2019 at 05:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Today I learned “Cruise Control” by Panderator,... 73,754 Views / 397 Replies  
Today I learned “Cruise Control” by Panderator, a/k/a the TechnoViking song, is actually “Navigator” by Can-D-Music.

At least, that’s the track the DJ, presumably named Panderator, uses in the...
Posted by subego, on Nov 3, 2019 at 02:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I want to tease the interesting questions out of... 223,479 Views / 2,461 Replies  
I want to tease the interesting questions out of this article.

What’s the ethical reaction to a design flaw if one believes something shouldn’t have been built in the first place?

Is it better...
Posted by subego, on Nov 3, 2019 at 05:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Corn. 467 Views / 30 Replies  
Corn.
Posted by subego, on Nov 3, 2019 at 12:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Battle of the Starches: Potatoes vs Rice (Beans, stay. Corn, GTFO) 467 Views / 30 Replies  
:)

I’ll actually go further and say potatoes in general, and hence their spawn, are overrated.

I like the idea of potatoes, but the execution almost always leaves me wanting.

A good fry is...
Posted by subego, on Nov 2, 2019 at 11:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
5 Guys fries. 13,623 Views / 101 Replies  
5 Guys fries.
Posted by subego, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah... for some reason I was going cheese... 23,396 Views / 313 Replies  
Yeah... for some reason I was going cheese doubles.
Posted by subego, on Nov 1, 2019 at 09:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The cheese at White Castle. It’s just not very... 23,396 Views / 313 Replies  
The cheese at White Castle. It’s just not very good. Same with 5 Guys.
Posted by subego, on Oct 31, 2019 at 11:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/GlassLittleFlyingfish-si... 54,508 Views / 428 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/GlassLittleFlyingfish-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Oct 31, 2019 at 09:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Happy Halloween! 545 Views / 9 Replies  
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Posted by subego, on Oct 31, 2019 at 02:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sleet test. Worked well except for the smearing... 142,381 Views / 943 Replies  
Sleet test. Worked well except for the smearing problem.

Got pics at a stoplight. First is right after a wipe, second is a couple seconds later.

https://imgur.com/JXyEtBc.jpg
...
Posted by subego, on Oct 31, 2019 at 01:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess this means I’m back. :) Take... 361 Views / 8 Replies  
I guess this means I’m back. :)



Take the slogan at face value.

America’s greatness was at a previous time. To become great again we must regress to a previous time.

Have we regressed? If...
Posted by subego, on Oct 30, 2019 at 02:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
YouTube only lets me upload 99 videos per day.... 23,396 Views / 313 Replies  
YouTube only lets me upload 99 videos per day. JFC.

I expect more for my zero dollars.
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 08:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whoops! Wrong thread. Sorry! 23,583 Views / 223 Replies  
Whoops! Wrong thread. Sorry!
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 08:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
On the other hand, the iPhone 11 Pro is decent if... 23,583 Views / 223 Replies  
On the other hand, the iPhone 11 Pro is decent if not mind-blowing.

Three lenses are nice. The battery finally doesn’t suck.
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 08:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Had a chance to drive in heavy rain at night. ... 142,381 Views / 943 Replies  
Had a chance to drive in heavy rain at night.

The wiper chatter seems to have improved a bit, but now a thin layer of water gets smeared across the windshield with each wipe. This hazes up the...
Posted by subego, on Oct 29, 2019 at 08:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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