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Forum: Everything Else, eh! Yesterday, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
Bolivian Coup Comes Less Than a Week After...

Bolivian Coup Comes Less Than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm's Lithium Deal...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 12th, 2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 29
Posted By CubaMark
IBM: Mac users happier, more productive

...and it costs 186% more to support Windows....

IBM: ‘Mac users are happier and more productive’...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 12th, 2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
It's an important component of Bolivian...

It's an important component of Bolivian indigenous spiritual and national identity.

Now you know!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 12th, 2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
Just what Bolivia needs... another fanatical...

Just what Bolivia needs... another fanatical bible-thumping evangelical christian who believes God put them on earth to save the natural resources for the chosen few multinational corporations......
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 12th, 2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By CubaMark
What wonderful additions to this thread. Talk...

What wonderful additions to this thread. Talk about a lack of respect. :mad:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 10th, 2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By CubaMark
A wonderful photo to remember them, Don. I...

A wonderful photo to remember them, Don.

I have previously posted of my relatives Albin J. Sumara...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 9th, 2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
I understand perfectly what I'm posting, and what...

I understand perfectly what I'm posting, and what I'm saying. You are talking about the government establishing a religion (rather impossible, I daresay, but there are enough folks out there who...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 9th, 2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
Wow. Where have you been for the past couple of...

Wow. Where have you been for the past couple of hundred years? :eek:

It seems that to some people, if the words don’t explicitly appear in the constitution then the idea they refer to isn’t...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 9th, 2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
Darnit. I knew that you had a blind spot to...

Darnit. I knew that you had a blind spot to anything that opposed your warped point of view.

I have repeatedly answered your inanities in this forum about Sharia Law somehow taking hold in...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 8th, 2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
I'll just let Tamara answer that for you:...

I'll just let Tamara answer that for you: (Twitter (https://twitter.com/thattamster/status/1192905405430738946))

Tamara Forbes
@thattamster

Replying to @JJ_McCullough
The difference is that...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 8th, 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Just because I don't obsessively parrot your...

Just because I don't obsessively parrot your rants doesn't mean I'm in bed with Hilary.

As I posted in this very thread...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 8th, 2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
The Liar-in-Chief, the Thief-in-Chief, the man...

The Liar-in-Chief, the Thief-in-Chief, the man without morals, I give you... Donald J. Trump!

Trump ordered to pay $2M for misusing his charitable foundation...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 6th, 2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,114
Posted By CubaMark
And now, a message from Peter MacKay (no, not...

And now, a message from Peter MacKay (no, not *that* Peter McKay (https://twitter.com/PeterMacKay))....

https://www.dropbox.com/s/6w6c6w3jpviomjw/MacKay-1.png?raw=1...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 1st, 2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
The article states: There are other reasons...

The article states:

There are other reasons too, including construction dust, factory and vehicular emissions, but farm fires remain the biggest culprit.

More than two million farmers burn 23...
Forum: Mac Masters Oct 28th, 2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By CubaMark
When I had time to mess around with older gear, I...

When I had time to mess around with older gear, I made frequent use of Low End Mac (https://lowendmac.com/category/tech-specs/imac/imac-g4/). One good place to start for iMac G4 issues.

And as...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 27th, 2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,548
Posted By CubaMark
Post Oil sands found to be a leading source of air...

Oil sands found to be a leading source of air pollution in North America...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 25th, 2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 1,888
Posted By CubaMark
:lmao: He's done it again! :clap:

:lmao: He's done it again! :clap:
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 25th, 2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By CubaMark
Compromised Apps....

Many malicious apps identified in new iPhone threat (
http://www.digitaljournal.com/tech-and-science/technology/many-malicious-apps-identified-in-new-iphone-threat/article/560471)

Based on the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 25th, 2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Hill hasn't commented on the tattoo, but she did...

Hill hasn't commented on the tattoo, but she did comment on the scandal thusly:

“During the final tumultuous years of my abusive marriage, I became involved in a relationship with someone on my...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 25th, 2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Do you have any corroborating evidence that...

Do you have any corroborating evidence that indicates Hill's reason for inking her body thusly? Is it recent? Was it something she did as a teenager? Did she have any political leanings or...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 25th, 2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 1,888
Posted By CubaMark
Interesting how your visual agnosia blocks out...

Interesting how your visual agnosia blocks out the first part of that meme.... :rolleyes:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 25th, 2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
OMG!!! A BONG!!!!!!!!!!! in CALIFORNIA!!!!!!! ...

OMG!!! A BONG!!!!!!!!!!! in CALIFORNIA!!!!!!!

OMG!!! PEOPLE GETTIN' FREAKY IN THE BEDROOM!!!!! WON'T SOMEONE PLEASE THINK OF THE CHILDREN?????? EEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!

As for the "Nazi...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 25th, 2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 1,888
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/7326...

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Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 24th, 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Trump vs Trump WHO WILL WIN????? ...

Trump vs Trump

WHO WILL WIN?????

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYUUjGUHKRs
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 24th, 2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Matt Gaetz and his Coalition of the Stupid...

Matt Gaetz and his Coalition of the Stupid stormed impeachment proceedings to 'demand transparency' — except that's not what it's really about...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 24th, 2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 98,822
Posted By CubaMark
AI allows paralyzed person to ‘handwrite’ with...

AI allows paralyzed person to ‘handwrite’ with his mind (https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/10/ai-allows-paralyzed-person-handwrite-his-mind)
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 24th, 2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 212,706
Posted By CubaMark
Man, we are a dour lot. No jokes since April? ...

Man, we are a dour lot. No jokes since April?

Today from Reddit (https://www.reddit.com/r/Jokes/comments/dm63qw/an_athiest_in_hell/):

An Athiest in hell

An atheist dies and goes to hell
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 24th, 2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Republicans storm secure impeachment deposition,...

Republicans storm secure impeachment deposition, delay testimony (http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/republicans-storm-secure-impeachment-deposition-delay-testimony/article/560376)

US...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 22nd, 2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
Somebody pee in your cornflakes this morning,...

Somebody pee in your cornflakes this morning, grandpa? :lmao:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DzdvvQRUwAA-FMz.png
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 22nd, 2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
Best news of the night in Canada's federal...

Best news of the night in Canada's federal election (https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/election2019/results/): Andrew Scheer is not Prime Minister (and Bernier's far-right lunatic party...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 18th, 2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By CubaMark
People still use Flash? :eek: :yikes:

People still use Flash? :eek:



:yikes:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 18th, 2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
The Nobel Peace Prize is a joke. Kissinger has...

The Nobel Peace Prize is a joke. Kissinger has it. DeKlerk has it. Obama got it on spec, for crissakes.

What does this have to do with the Peace Prize?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 18th, 2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent-yyz1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/4368...

https://scontent-yyz1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/43680866_2165876556758770_6115360541272702976_n.jpg?_nc_cat=1&_nc_oc=AQng1axbGrgPZdBzUwZ9RIMC265ThrqOzre8_7EtzeuSyfnhnFiE9LZ90rovSmzqPnU&_nc_ht=scontent-y...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 15th, 2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent.fyhz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/72...

https://scontent.fyhz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/72670135_1003854836628401_8590122629963186176_n.png?_nc_cat=1&_nc_oc=AQlfuTqh1PCWfHK3P4Wbxi_U6YP_qQksjhRTvba5quAf2IGoKZZiVZdyDkw38orco00&_nc_ht=scontent...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 14th, 2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Sorry about that - I use a VPN to get past...

Sorry about that - I use a VPN to get past geo-restrictions. It's an SNL video from the weekend, covering Trump, Guliani, and the two russian bagmen caught at the Dulles International Airport...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 13th, 2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XGj478W8Fk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XGj478W8Fk
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 11th, 2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,499
Posted By CubaMark
Alexei Leonov, 1st person to walk in space, dies...

Alexei Leonov, 1st person to walk in space, dies at 85 (https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/alexei-leonov-1.5317734)

...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 11th, 2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
Jeebus, SINC! Sometimes you're like that uncle...

Jeebus, SINC! Sometimes you're like that uncle that we have to invite to Thanksgiving every year, but dread having to listen to his rants.

"costume".

Sigh.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 11th, 2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
Singh is far too centrist for my liking, but any...

Singh is far too centrist for my liking, but any move away from the right is good for us all.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 11th, 2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 122,430
Views: 11,159,557
Posted By CubaMark
Don, I finally got around to visiting SAP today -...

Don, I finally got around to visiting SAP today - I liked your bit on the demise of local newspapers... though when I reached the end, I was hoping for a rallying cry and a plan :-(
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 11th, 2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,029
Posted By CubaMark
Cuba did *not* national *all* private property....

Cuba did *not* national *all* private property. That's a common misconception / propaganda levied against the Cuban Revolution.

Land ownership and the laws that surround it have changed over the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 11th, 2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 45,870
Posted By CubaMark
I will say, though, that the Season 10 opener of...

I will say, though, that the Season 10 opener of TWD went the extra mile with the soggy decrepit walkers.... eeeeeewwwwww!!!!!!! :lmao:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 11th, 2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/7184...

https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/71846607_2579086705464007_4063090867911524352_n.jpg?_nc_cat=1&_nc_oc=AQloRBu3m63pBn3A3vL-efh8j-31qET3GZhqHC6HVLrWTgDpH-Jl1tN4cA4UwgPmXew&_nc_ht=scontent-o...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 11th, 2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,029
Posted By CubaMark
This has been discussed to death in this forum,...

This has been discussed to death in this forum, but as usual your tactic of repeat something wrong enough times, hoping people eventually accept it as fact, only works when nobody responds with a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 11th, 2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 45,870
Posted By CubaMark
And... 10 years after the zombie apocalypse......

And... 10 years after the zombie apocalypse... that's exactly where TWD is right now (https://nerdist.com/article/walking-dead-timeline/)...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 11th, 2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 677
Posted By CubaMark
A few thoughts... 1/ You can try killing...

A few thoughts...

1/ You can try killing that process using Activity Viewer, in your Utilities folder.

2/ Reboot in Safe Mode (hold SHIFT key) to prevent loading non-Apple apps, drivers, etc.,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 10th, 2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 45,870
Posted By CubaMark
Thanks for the tip - just checked it out, and I...

Thanks for the tip - just checked it out, and I agree. TWD for teens. Ick.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 9th, 2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 677
Posted By CubaMark
I guess I also have to finally get around to...

I guess I also have to finally get around to moving those old iWeb sites I have into something new. For some of the community NGO sites I manage, I've gone with WordPress (http://wordpress.com). ...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 8th, 2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By CubaMark
TiltAgain, Two questions: 1/ Will Catalina's...

TiltAgain, Two questions:

1/ Will Catalina's built-in ImageCapture scanning software work?

2/ Have you checked out VueScan? I checked their list of Canon printers...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 7th, 2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 45,870
Posted By CubaMark
Don't get me wrong - I found the characters of...

Don't get me wrong - I found the characters of Madison, Travis and Nick annoying in the extreme. Alicia had potential. I stated earlier in this thread that I'd be interested in seeing the show follow...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 5th, 2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
Should be interesting to hear from all those who...

Should be interesting to hear from all those who complained about a "Drama teacher" becoming PM, or made fun of a US President who was a "community organizer"....
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 5th, 2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
...and people wonder why Conservatives are seen,...

...and people wonder why Conservatives are seen, generally, to be intolerant and out of touch with modern Canadian society.... How is it possible that the insane belief that homosexuality is a choice...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 3rd, 2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,029
Posted By CubaMark
The extraterritorial nature of the US embargo...

The extraterritorial nature of the US embargo strikes again... and the current Canadian government, like those that preceded it, sits on its hands and shrugs. So much for sovereignty!

The owners...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 2nd, 2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,988
Posted By CubaMark
Hmmmmmm Planet 9 Might Not Be a Planet...

Hmmmmmm

Planet 9 Might Not Be a Planet (https://www.newser.com/story/281021/planet-9-might-be-a-black-hole.html)

https://img2-azrcdn.newser.com/image/1259621-11-20190928130536.jpeg

"What if...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 2nd, 2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Well, this is the American Political Thread. What...

Well, this is the American Political Thread. What do you want me to post in here, new techniques in embroidery? :lmao:

As one of the front-runners, this is enormously detrimental to Sanders'...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 2nd, 2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Bernie Sanders hospitalized with chest pain,...

Bernie Sanders hospitalized with chest pain, campaign events canceled (https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/bernie-sanders-78-canceled-events-notice-hospitalized/story?id=66003850)

Sen. Bernie Sanders,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 2nd, 2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,499
Posted By CubaMark
Looks like Tardigrades are the secret to space...

Looks like Tardigrades are the secret to space travel for humans... :o

Cracking how 'water bears' survive the extremes (https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-10/uoc--ch092619.php)

UC San...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 1st, 2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 101,392
Posted By CubaMark
From the same article: Bosques said last...

From the same article:

Bosques said last week's incident doesn't change the way the department feels about the performance of the car for patrol purposes.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 1st, 2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent.fyhz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/70...

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Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 28th, 2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,499
Posted By CubaMark
Musks's live briefing has been delayed until 10pm...

Musks's live briefing has been delayed until 10pm EST this evening....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 27th, 2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,499
Posted By CubaMark
On Saturday, Musk is presenting an update on the...

On Saturday, Musk is presenting an update on the Starship project...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/06cve9if8euxtzd/Starship-27Sept.jpeg?raw=1

New SpaceX Starship rocket stands ready for Elon Musk's...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 27th, 2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Great! Charge Obama too. Lock 'em all up. ...

Great! Charge Obama too. Lock 'em all up.

How does this detract from the story at hand, that The Imperios Cheeto asked a foreign government to investigate a political opponent, regardless of any...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 27th, 2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Charge him! Fire him! Take all of these old...

Charge him! Fire him! Take all of these old bastards down.

But Biden isn't the President of the United States.

If this was Obama, you two would be screaming for his hide from the top of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 27th, 2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Keep on spinning, guys... it's a lovely show.... ...

Keep on spinning, guys... it's a lovely show....

White House admits Trump's Ukraine phone call record was moved to secret server...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 27th, 2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 101,392
Posted By CubaMark
You are being unfair in your criticism of...

You are being unfair in your criticism of electric vehicles.

From the article:

Geneva Bosques, a Fremont police department spokeswoman, said an officer from the previous shift neglected to...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 26th, 2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By CubaMark
Huh. Apparently you can still buy ($5.00) Flying...

Huh. Apparently you can still buy ($5.00) Flying Toasters / Mowing Man / Boris for OS X, but only up to 10.12 (http://en.infinisys.co.jp/product/flyingtoasters/index.shtml) (apparently doesn't work...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 26th, 2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By CubaMark
Google Chrome can seriously mess up your Mac

...not most users... but those who have disabled System Integrity Protection and work with a particular set of video editing software... still, this is one helluva bug!

Google admits Chrome update...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 26th, 2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By CubaMark
I mistakenly thought you were talking about the...

I mistakenly thought you were talking about the "Boris (http://mac.dailydownloaded.com/en/screensavers-wallpaper/screensavers/22561-after-dark-classic-set-download-install)" After Dark...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 26th, 2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
U.S. House intelligence panel chair Schiff says...

U.S. House intelligence panel chair Schiff says whistleblower complaint credible, disturbing...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 25th, 2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 45,870
Posted By CubaMark
For nostalgia's sake, let's remember how FTWD...

For nostalgia's sake, let's remember how FTWD started...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzXglr5bc3w
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 25th, 2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
Sure, gender oppression may be a big part of...

Sure, gender oppression may be a big part of it...

...but also consider your perspective on staying in your homeland if all you've ever known is war... it's been 46 years since the coup sparked a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 25th, 2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Awww... that's cute. You get out there, fella,...

Awww... that's cute. You get out there, fella, and keep on spinning. Maybe someday you'll get lucky. Just keep at it, perseverance is what matters, not right or wrong, not logical or fantastic...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 24th, 2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,382
Posted By CubaMark
My grandpappy burnt coal, oil & gasoline.... I...

My grandpappy burnt coal, oil & gasoline.... I burn coal, oil & gasoline.... and dang-nabbit! My grandkiddies and their grandkiddies are going to burn coal, oil & gasoline 'cause that's the way we do...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 24th, 2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
Or, y'know, they could just threaten to shoot...

Or, y'know, they could just threaten to shoot 'em... that's the mindset of some Conservative voters, apparently....

McCrimmon Calls Out Sign About Shooting Liberals: ‘Politics Should Be Civil’...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 24th, 2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,382
Posted By CubaMark
NASA orders minimum 6, up to 12, Orion capsules...

NASA orders minimum 6, up to 12, Orion capsules from Lockheed for future moon missions... $4.6-billion deal...

...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 24th, 2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
*ahem* "...the unanimous decision of the 11...

*ahem*

"...the unanimous decision of the 11 justices..."

:baby:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 24th, 2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
Cue the usual right-wingnut anger over "activist...

Cue the usual right-wingnut anger over "activist judges" in 3.....2....1....

Supreme Court: Suspending Parliament was unlawful, judges rule...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 23rd, 2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 45,870
Posted By CubaMark
I thought I'd drop by and share my thoughts on...

I thought I'd drop by and share my thoughts on Season 5, Episode 15, "Channel 5"

...but then I read this...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 22nd, 2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By CubaMark
Another Apple Watch 911 success!

https://www.dropbox.com/s/v7kj0vx77a6h2cc/Gabe-watch.jpg?raw=1

PSA: Last Sunday while trying to meet up with my dad for some mountain biking in Riverside State Park (MTB in RSP), I get a text from...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 18th, 2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By CubaMark
I'll second SINC's opinion on the matter. ...

I'll second SINC's opinion on the matter. Malwarebytes is the only software I use - and in free mode, as in a manual run every once in awhile (like, months between uses!). Since I'm not the type to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 16th, 2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By CubaMark
One thing I don't associate with disco? The Cars....

One thing I don't associate with disco? The Cars. New Wave / Rock, yeah. But disco? Nuh-uh.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 16th, 2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent-yyz1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/7045...

https://scontent-yyz1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/70450374_10157244097211346_8507944783010856960_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_eui2=AeETdTGwMD3IStfyTCOi3gais8dhK2rq6tLzR_rmeBUoZyE0am98zb5wV1Vhv8IkAKIluznsG9w9RZAC...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 16th, 2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By CubaMark
Candy-Oh was my introduction to The Cars... oh,...

Candy-Oh was my introduction to The Cars... oh, the 80s... RIP Ric.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 11th, 2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,382
Posted By CubaMark
Well, this is a surprise.... ISRO's Vikram Lander...

Well, this is a surprise.... ISRO's Vikram Lander did in fact make it to the surface of the moon...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 9th, 2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By CubaMark
I don't know if it will work with your webcam,...

I don't know if it will work with your webcam, but if you have a bunch of old iPhones or Android phones / tablets that you no longer use, I can recommend ManyThing (http://manything.com) (stupid...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 6th, 2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,382
Posted By CubaMark
:( ISRO (India's Space Agency) lost contact...

:(

ISRO (India's Space Agency) lost contact with the Chandrayaan-2 lander...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 6th, 2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,382
Posted By CubaMark
Hey, it's the Times of India. They're...

Hey, it's the Times of India. They're understandably excited ;)

And it is quite a big deal... India's space programme has been racking up successes. Their Mars orbiter...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,382
Posted By CubaMark
Live coverage of India's moon landing attempt...

Live coverage of India's moon landing attempt Friday night:

With Chandrayaan-2 going to land, entire world is on the edge of its seat...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptfmAY6M6aA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptfmAY6M6aA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7tvauOJMHo
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 101,392
Posted By CubaMark
You fellas haven't been on an airliner ...

You fellas haven't been on an airliner (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fly-by-wire)recently, I take it?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
A year old, and still relevant: ...

A year old, and still relevant:
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 4th, 2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,499
Posted By CubaMark
That would be a pretty major waste of resources,...

That would be a pretty major waste of resources, with nothing to show for it! :lmao:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 4th, 2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,499
Posted By CubaMark
The CNN article linked within the one you posted...

The CNN article linked within the one you posted has details on the challenges of employing a helicopter (or any heavier-than-air craft) on Mars:


NASA sending helicopter to Mars, aiming for an...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 2nd, 2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,499
Posted By CubaMark
What the heck? China’s lunar rover finds...

What the heck?

China’s lunar rover finds unknown ‘gel-like’ substance on the far side of the moon (https://globalnews.ca/news/5846104/chinas-lunar-rover-discovery-moon/)
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 29th, 2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,101
Posted By CubaMark
First look at HMS Terror shows boat from doomed...

First look at HMS Terror shows boat from doomed Franklin Expedition intact (https://globalnews.ca/news/5824118/hms-terror-photos-franklin-expedition/)
...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 27th, 2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By CubaMark
Glad my solution worked :) Now that that's...

Glad my solution worked :)

Now that that's resolved, and wonderings raised the issue of Keychain... anybody know how to permanently unlock the damn keychain? I mean, if I'm logged-in to my Admin...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 24th, 2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By CubaMark
https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/59a7d5bc17000...

https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/59a7d5bc170000290028798a.jpeg?ops=scalefit_820_noupscale
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 23rd, 2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By CubaMark
Just go to the STORE tab - it will show which...

Just go to the STORE tab - it will show which account is currently active. You can SIGN OUT on that menu, and then enter your own credentials.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 23rd, 2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent-yyz1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6906...

https://scontent-yyz1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/69061315_2482492241772818_1996912226430091264_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_eui2=AeEJzDXzR-x0roMb5Q_iquUOA25qMiDkd2_UDnaciNBtcwZCZ5DsuFs2re6nkE3h_W4K_XD_LAGuwUN9m...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 23rd, 2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By CubaMark
Liquid spill on the keyboard.... :O Possibly...

Liquid spill on the keyboard.... :O Possibly also some contaminant on the trackpad....

Try plugging in an external keyboard / mouse to see if it's a keyboard issue or OS / software corruption.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 22nd, 2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent.fyhz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/68...

https://scontent.fyhz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/68991271_2717099971636595_8160489633935785984_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_eui2=AeEFOCCQFynjngq_PfUWbPAHA_L-t77lZ6M24hsBPAKIlm5if3MpSTuHfAZxrU-2XYmCyoW5CMBhy2u...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 22nd, 2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 369
Posted By CubaMark
Tilt, a further thought on testing.... ...

Tilt, a further thought on testing....

Consider unchecking all options in System Preferences --> Software Update. This is the part of Mojave that checks back to Apple's servers to see if there...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 22nd, 2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
Trump’s Greenland temper tantrum isn’t funny –...

Trump’s Greenland temper tantrum isn’t funny – it’s terrifying (https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-trumps-greenland-temper-tantrum-isnt-funny-its-terrifying/)
(The Globe & Mail)
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 15th, 2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
Starting to sound like more of a socialist every...

Starting to sound like more of a socialist every day there, MF! :clap:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 15th, 2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
https://www.dropbox.com/s/z8tc0f5d49lk6ai/conflict...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/z8tc0f5d49lk6ai/conflict_of_interest.jpg?raw=1
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 15th, 2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
We do. And in this thread. But that's touchy-feel...

We do. And in this thread. But that's touchy-feel "prog crap" that involves, y'know, feelings and stuff that the usual suspects in here disavow as having anything to do with, well, anything. People...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 14th, 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By CubaMark
Just to ensure people catch the point: it's...

Just to ensure people catch the point: it's various MacBook Pro models released in 2015 / 2016 / 2017 - so that's quite a few possibilities.

I can't imagine what I'd do if I arrived at security in...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 14th, 2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By CubaMark
Some MacBook Pro models BANNED from US FLIGHTS!

:eek:

Certain MacBook Pro models banned from U.S. flights amid battery fire risks (https://globalnews.ca/news/5762699/macbook-pro-flight-ban/)
...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 13th, 2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 473
Posted By CubaMark
FWIW, I've been using 1.1.1.1 / 1.0.0.1...

FWIW, I've been using 1.1.1.1 / 1.0.0.1 (https://1.1.1.1) - the recently-launched public DNS server from Cloudfare / APNIC. Works for me ;)
Forum: Info Centre Aug 13th, 2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By CubaMark
You'd think someone would have come up with a...

You'd think someone would have come up with a Safari / Chrome extension that would allow folks to block the damn alerts (or default to Yes, OK, let me get to my content, dammit!).
Forum: Info Centre Aug 13th, 2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By CubaMark
annoying AF cookie notices

The past year or so, the web in general has become a serious pain in the a$$ with all of these cookie consent messages. Today I received the first one here at ehMac.

Someone want to give me a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 13th, 2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 473
Posted By CubaMark
I second BReligion's suggestion - very likely a...

I second BReligion's suggestion - very likely a DNS issue.

SINC could also try installing a VPN - even the free version of Tunnelbear (500megs free - I became a subscriber earlier this year) to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 12th, 2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
Why is it that the Conservatives in Canada tend...

Why is it that the Conservatives in Canada tend to be hard-core monarchists, but over in the UK, well, there seems to be a little bit of tension....or is it a generational thing.....?

Nigel Farage...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 8th, 2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
"a two-hour stabbing and robbery rampage" ...

"a two-hour stabbing and robbery rampage"

Two hours, eh? Seems like a lot of time in which a good guy with a gun should have shown up to stop him... :rolleyes:

Imagine that two-hour rampage...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 8th, 2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent.fbjx1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67...

https://scontent.fbjx1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67662172_2365530466860484_3213851386814922752_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_oc=AQkcRe5-2qAQSrkelBrQzW8Aa0bQnD6_kFRwClDJ_KzSp7yCrs5KFMbimxTQy3YDUBc&_nc_ht=sconte...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 6th, 2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent.fbjx1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67...

https://scontent.fbjx1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67589279_2950006481759053_3545218962788712448_n.jpg?_nc_cat=1&_nc_oc=AQnkMCR2GrafP552TV23A3dg7i51-gtqm2l6svJfoasdQ6COZFODxprFrgIUUEpo_VI&_nc_ht=scontent...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 6th, 2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
All those refugees still have to go somewhere......

All those refugees still have to go somewhere... One would think that the meditteranean / European countries which are receiving the vast majority of refugees would sue the USA, France, UK, Canada,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 6th, 2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 369
Posted By CubaMark
What's the setting under System Preferences -->...

What's the setting under System Preferences --> Energy Saver. for "Turn display off after...." ?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 6th, 2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
Dunno. Weren't those the years when the...

Dunno. Weren't those the years when the Republicans controlled the House, or the Senate, or something? All parties have blood on their hands, federal, state, municipal. What is the solution that you...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 6th, 2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
Just when I thought you'd reached peak...

Just when I thought you'd reached peak inanity.... :yikes:

The very first lines of the "manifesto" (has it been confirmed to have been authored by him?) declare his support for the racist...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 6th, 2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
So a good guy with bare hands stopped a shooter,...

So a good guy with bare hands stopped a shooter, no gun required. Bravo! [/quote]



Your insanity has reached new levels. You should get a trophy or something.

XX)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 5th, 2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
yeah... uh-huh... okay... sure, it could be...

yeah... uh-huh... okay... sure, it could be that... or.. .if we take off your rose-coloured-to-the-point-of-being-opaque sunglasses and saw reality for, y'know, reality, it just might turn out that...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 5th, 2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
Yeah, I've seen that angle and various related...

Yeah, I've seen that angle and various related memes circulating since yesterday.... and it's a meaningless attempt at distraction from the issue at hand.

Medical malpractice, car accidents, drug...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 5th, 2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
Jumped the gun, there, FeXL old trout. Show me...

Jumped the gun, there, FeXL old trout. Show me where I mentioned anything about the motives of the Dayton shooter, his political inclinations, etc. Yup - you got nuthin'!

When/if we hear any...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 4th, 2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Please, esteemed MacFury, forgive my lack of...

Please, esteemed MacFury, forgive my lack of omniscience. I am but human.

:lmao:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 4th, 2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
Do you have any reason to refute the documented...

Do you have any reason to refute the documented shootings? I mean, y'know, a reason with facts, not your it-goes-against-my-core-beliefs-praise-god-pass-the-ammo intuition usual screed?

The...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 4th, 2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6794...

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67949831_2328880307378252_2775279387023507456_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_oc=AQmU4ZxkEcpa1_NhD8lBpy7ZGdOHJNh7St2dGGCOgBL3qollsOII3M2VsyBFDYt5dFBNPkTs3H9CD_OAx9y...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 4th, 2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
:lmao: Sorry, I mean, I know he resigned 11 hours...

:lmao: Sorry, I mean, I know he resigned 11 hours ago - that's like, forever in news-cycle time. Can't imagine how I might have missed it. :rolleyes:

Couldn't be because I was taking in coverage...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 4th, 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
Why? Can you point to any factual errors in the...

Why? Can you point to any factual errors in the Al Jazeera source?

Or is your consternation ideological?

:rolleyes:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 4th, 2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
...and for those who are keeping count on...

...and for those who are keeping count on gun-crazy USA....

As of August 4th, 2019, 251 mass shootings have occurred in 2019 .... resulting in 1,032 people being shot. Of those people, 281 have...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 4th, 2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
Would you like another photo? Here's another...

Would you like another photo?

Here's another of those dirty, jihadist moooslem evildoers wreaking havoc on pure, innocent American society..... oh, waitaminute....
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 3rd, 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
Police: Deaths, injuries in Texas shopping...

Police: Deaths, injuries in Texas shopping complex shooting (https://www.local10.com/news/crime/police-deaths-injuries-in-texas-shopping-complex-shooting)
Developing story: Agents identify suspect...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 3rd, 2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
And I'm sure you all remember the Gilroy Garlic...

And I'm sure you all remember the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting of a week or so ago, right?

The 2nd amendment fanatics have been going on (and on, and on) about it being a "gun free zone", ergo...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 3rd, 2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 115,026
Posted By CubaMark
Funny how there's pretty much never a "good guy...

Funny how there's pretty much never a "good guy with a gun" around when you need one, eh? As for the report below, the "multiple shooters" angle is almost always refuted after the fact. In this case...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 2nd, 2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
Conservative Senator Is an Active Member of a...

Conservative Senator Is an Active Member of a Far-Right Facebook Group (https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/wjwejm/conservative-senator-is-an-active-member-of-a-far-right-facebook-group)
Three...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 30th, 2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6urr9iwdukvopb7/Piggy.pn...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/6urr9iwdukvopb7/Piggy.png?raw=1 (http://ragingpencils.com/2019/7-29-19-lefty-tales.html)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 29th, 2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 120,390
Posted By CubaMark
Setting aside your position on climate change, no...

Setting aside your position on climate change, no comment on the matter of subsidies to the fossil fuel industry? Or do you still believe those subsidies don't exist?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 29th, 2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Trump aide submitted drafts of 2016 'America...

Trump aide submitted drafts of 2016 'America First' energy speech to UAE for edits, emails show...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 29th, 2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 120,390
Posted By CubaMark
Christopher Majka How do the oil companies...

Christopher Majka

How do the oil companies afford to spend $201 million annually lobbying against climate change? Vast subsidies from governments, that's how!

In the US, Oil Change...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 29th, 2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
Boris gets a warm Scottish welcome at Bute House,...

Boris gets a warm Scottish welcome at Bute House, where he met with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4e82Vh4c49Y

Related:

Nicola Sturgeon says...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 28th, 2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
So... you got nothin'? :rolleyes: :lmao: ...

So... you got nothin'? :rolleyes: :lmao:



Your unhinged obsession would impress even Pavlov.... :D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 27th, 2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Feel free to post any of those articles if you...

Feel free to post any of those articles if you can find them. I haven't seen 'em.

You also continue to infer that I support the Democrats, that I agree with their politics: that's incorrect....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 27th, 2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
How Fundraisers Convinced Conservatives to Donate...

How Fundraisers Convinced Conservatives to Donate $10 Million — Then Kept Almost All of It....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 25th, 2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By CubaMark
Manhunt for BC teen (alleged) killers

3rd victim ID'd in Northern B.C. homicides, teen fugitives charged (https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/teen-manhunt-mcleod-schmegelsky-1.5224306)
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 25th, 2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 45,870
Posted By CubaMark
I'm up to Episode 7 of FTWD. And still, the...

I'm up to Episode 7 of FTWD. And still, the writers make terrible, stupid, illogical, banal decisions in character and plot.

Sigh.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 24th, 2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By CubaMark
RIP Rutger Hauer

Rutger Hauer, ‘Blade Runner’ Co-Star, Dies at 75 (https://variety.com/2019/film/obituaries-people-news/rutger-hauer-dead-dies-blade-runner-co-star-1203278050/)
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 24th, 2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,382
Posted By CubaMark
China proposes joint Moon exploration with India...

China proposes joint Moon exploration with India (https://tass.com/science/1069964)

China welcomes India’s successful launch of its second lunar exploration mission, Chandrayaan-2, and is ready to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 24th, 2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent.fbjx1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67...

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Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 22nd, 2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 98,822
Posted By CubaMark
https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uplo...

https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/first-color-photos-vintage-old-autochrome-lumiere-auguste-louis-9-593e39921696a__880.jpg

116 Of The Oldest Color Photos Showing What...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 22nd, 2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,382
Posted By CubaMark
India sends Chandrayaan 2 probe toward the moon’s...

India sends Chandrayaan 2 probe toward the moon’s south pole for historic landing (https://www.geekwire.com/2019/india-sends-chandrayaan-2-probe-toward-moon-historic-landing/)
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 15th, 2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,382
Posted By CubaMark
India's Mission aborted...

India's Mission aborted (https://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/india-assesses-technical-snag-that-aborted-moon-mission-1.4508181)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 12th, 2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,382
Posted By CubaMark
...and now India is going to the moon! India...

...and now India is going to the moon!

India to send rover to the moon amid global space race (https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/india-space-mission-moon-1.5209939)
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 7th, 2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
:lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: ...

:lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

Reminds me of: Photoshop Troll Who Takes Photo Requests Too Literally (https://www.boredpanda.com/funny-photoshop-james-fridman/)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 6th, 2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
So the Buffoon-in-Chief has trouble reading a...

So the Buffoon-in-Chief has trouble reading a teleprompter (https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/07/05/donald-trump-faults-teleprompter-airports-revolution-flub/1657077001/).... but...
Forum: Mac Masters Jul 4th, 2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By CubaMark
My bad, I was looking at the Windows line on the...

My bad, I was looking at the Windows line on the chart.



My bad #2, I shouldn't compute when it's late and I'm tired ;)



Thanks, Randy. I will have a look. While I'd like to find a way...
Forum: Mac Masters Jul 4th, 2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By CubaMark
:confused: I don't follow. The one Adobe...

:confused: I don't follow.

The one Adobe app that I need file-perfect compatibility is InDesign. From what I've read on the Affinity Publisher website, it neither reads nor writes InDesign's...
Forum: Mac Masters Jul 4th, 2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By CubaMark
Unfortunately, the free version is 32-bit only...

Unfortunately, the free version is 32-bit only (EDIT: My bad, I was looking at the Windows line on the chart-MR), has no spellcheck, and lacks some formatting options (especially around tables).
...
Forum: Mac Masters Jul 4th, 2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By CubaMark
The only Adobe app that I haven't found an...

The only Adobe app that I haven't found an alternative to is InDesign. Given the nature and complexity of the app, I doubt I'll find anything that does a file-faithful open/safe in that format :(
Forum: Mac Masters Jul 4th, 2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By CubaMark
This can be done with the built-in tools: 1/...

This can be done with the built-in tools:

1/ "About this Mac"
2/ "System Report"
3/ "Software->Applications" (this will take a minute)
4/ click the "64-bit" column to sort by 32 / 64 bit apps.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 4th, 2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 43,171
Views: 3,158,117
Posted By CubaMark
31C on our kitchen window thermometer... and...

31C on our kitchen window thermometer... and tomorrow they say we'll have humidity on top of that. Might be time to dig out the air conditioner....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 3rd, 2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
You have interesting metrics. And an interesting...

You have interesting metrics. And an interesting definition of "engaging". You *did* see that video, yes? IMF Director Christine Lagarde's expression was priceless



Interesting.

A pretty...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 3rd, 2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Interesting (not). You and MF both decide to...

Interesting (not). You and MF both decide to avoid the issue at hand, and spin the issue to the quality of the imagery. No comment at all on an unqualified handbag designer playing diplomat at the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 2nd, 2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D-VM24GXYAApUfn.jpg ...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D-VM24GXYAApUfn.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D-VWB5QWkAIMBL6.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D-aokRbWwAA9nEd.jpg...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 1st, 2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,382
Posted By CubaMark
The Chang'e-4 spacecraft have been operating on...

The Chang'e-4 spacecraft have been operating on the lunar far side for 175 days. (https://www.space.com/change-4-begins-lunar-day-7-after-yutu-2-rover-overcomes-cosmic-challenges.html)
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 28th, 2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 120,390
Posted By CubaMark
:) Extraneous info is extraneous info.... ...

:) Extraneous info is extraneous info....



I wonder how it would scale down... would a tiny funnel put out enough juice for a useful micro project? Hmmmm.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 28th, 2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 120,390
Posted By CubaMark
Hah! I knew I'd seen that story before! Taking...

Hah! I knew I'd seen that story before! Taking their time coming to the market, eh?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 28th, 2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 120,390
Posted By CubaMark
For those who (suddenly discovered) have a great...

For those who (suddenly discovered) have a great concern for the deaths of birds from wind turbines, have hope! A next-generation turbine is at hand:
...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 27th, 2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By CubaMark
Jony Ive is leaving Apple

Jony Ive to Form Independent Design Company with Apple as Client (https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190627005792/en/)

Apple today announced that Sir Jony Ive, Apple’s chief design officer,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 27th, 2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 101,392
Posted By CubaMark
You guys gonna argue with Arnie? He's a...

You guys gonna argue with Arnie? He's a Republican, you know.... :lmao:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXodSqMpuUQ
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 24th, 2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 18,558
Posted By CubaMark
Terminology is important here. 1/ These...

Terminology is important here.

1/ These aren't mid-level civil servant positions: "The agents-general positions are ones that have not existed in Ontario’s government since the 1990s." (from the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 24th, 2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 18,558
Posted By CubaMark
.....really? I mean...... really? ...

.....really?

I mean...... really?

That's not a position I recall hearing before from the political right and its crusade against the wasting of taxpayer dollars.

:o
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 24th, 2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 18,558
Posted By CubaMark
If that were the case, one would expect Ford's PR...

If that were the case, one would expect Ford's PR flunkies to get on that message immediately and push the narrative, but instead:

"The premier’s office would not give a reason for revoking...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 23rd, 2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 18,558
Posted By CubaMark
Doug Ford Revokes Controversial Appointments A...

Doug Ford Revokes Controversial Appointments A Day After Announcing Them (https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/doug-ford-earl-provost-ontario_ca_5d0cd201e4b0aa375f4b3e88)
Two of the four appointees...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 23rd, 2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
No surprise here. The right-wing mantra of "tax...

No surprise here. The right-wing mantra of "tax cuts put more money in the hands of productive people and enterprises to drive the economy" does nothing more than make the rich richer....

Study:...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 22nd, 2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
I didn't ask for the poll, and it doesn't meet...

I didn't ask for the poll, and it doesn't meet scientific rigor. That said, your math skills are abysmal! :lmao:



The Greenpeace protester in question was walking along, unarmed, and in no way...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 22nd, 2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
And yet again, dear readers, we have two prime...

And yet again, dear readers, we have two prime examples of people avoiding the topic at hand, attempting to pivot the discussion to ad hominem attacks, and leaving the actual issues untouched.

The...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 21st, 2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 120,390
Posted By CubaMark
Here's something solar power installations can't...

Here's something solar power installations can't do....

https://youtu.be/El7MZtHjtlw
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 21st, 2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
Meanwhile... the Tory Foreign Office Minister got...

Meanwhile... the Tory Foreign Office Minister got a little grabby....

Mark Field suspended as minister after grabbing climate protester by neck...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 21st, 2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 44,554
Posted By CubaMark
Has Boris Johnson just knocked himself out of the...

Has Boris Johnson just knocked himself out of the running?

Boris Johnson: police called to loud altercation at potential PM's home...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 21st, 2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Iran claims the drone was in its airspace. The...

Iran claims the drone was in its airspace. The USA claims it was in international airspace. Who are you going to believe?

I mean, it's not like there's a precedent or anything...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 21st, 2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
I wonder how the USA would respond if the...

I wonder how the USA would respond if the Iranians had established military bases all around the continental states, and began flying surveillance drones along the borders?

Do you really think...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 21st, 2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
https://scontent.fyhz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/64...

https://scontent.fyhz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/64927289_376872149605117_7903885953842806784_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_eui2=AeEXPQEE5-Mu59rBVIBdXRpODdOc5OBETGWYwdcZYOQySKUrLwUIz_OmoL8PxIaK2G19Jr4vFAUyu5Ni...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 21st, 2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24,512
Views: 1,112,057
Posted By CubaMark
Don, anything coming out of the Fraser Institute...

Don, anything coming out of the Fraser Institute is worth less than the photons used to transmit it on the screen. For folks who have railed against foreign interests funding Canadian organizations,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 21st, 2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Well, Pompeo...

Well, Pompeo...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 20th, 2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Yup. ...

Yup.

https://scontent.fyhz1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/64573529_10157860908209305_9183806699339776000_n.jpg?_nc_cat=1&_nc_ht=scontent.fyhz1-1.fna&oh=2c906bf924e27059e479295b85437fac&oe=5DBEC6CE
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 19th, 2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 36,786
Posted By CubaMark
If they've cracked it, that's Nobel Prize stuff...

If they've cracked it, that's Nobel Prize stuff right there - an enormous advance in medicine!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 17th, 2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
I don't want to believe them. I don't want to...

I don't want to believe them. I don't want to believe that 40% of the US electorate thinks this buffoon is qualified for the office, especially with the last few years of evidence. :yikes:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 17th, 2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Fox News poll has Trump losing to Sanders, Biden,...

Fox News poll has Trump losing to Sanders, Biden, Warren, Harris, or Buttigieg (https://boingboing.net/2019/06/17/the-electable-mr-sanders-2.html)
...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 14th, 2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,136
Posted By CubaMark
Actually, you can swap in new SSD/flash module in...

Actually, you can swap in new SSD/flash module in that machine....

How do you upgrade or replace the storage in the 15-Inch Retina Display MacBook Pro models?...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 13th, 2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 18,558
Posted By CubaMark
Anybody know what this is all about? Seems...

Anybody know what this is all about? Seems rather... regressive....
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 13th, 2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19,640
Views: 588,213
Posted By CubaMark
Lots of you on the political Right weren't fans...

Lots of you on the political Right weren't fans of Jon Stewart during his run as host of The Daily Show...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 13th, 2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,136
Posted By CubaMark
IMHO: 1/ macOS is a big part of the reason I...

IMHO:

1/ macOS is a big part of the reason I stay with Apple. I'm well versed in both platforms, and the choice to me is clear.

2/ a non-Retina screen, to me, is a major step backwards. You'll...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 12th, 2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 36,307
Posted By CubaMark
Rebel Media’s Alberta correspondent’s paycheque...

Rebel Media’s Alberta correspondent’s paycheque is directly subsidized with the help of a foreign billionaire...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 12th, 2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,136
Posted By CubaMark
An additional thought, prompted by wonderings...

An additional thought, prompted by wonderings comments: there *may* be an upgrade path for the SSD from OWC or one of the other aftermarket shops, but regardless, I wouldn't be too concerned about...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 12th, 2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By CubaMark
Thanks, Polywog. It will be interesting to see...

Thanks, Polywog. It will be interesting to see what processes are being so 'grabby' with my external SD card. Oddly enough, it doesn't exhibit this behaviour with an SD card plugged directly into my...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 12th, 2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,136
Posted By CubaMark
Until you said "video editing" I was going to...

Until you said "video editing" I was going to lean toward the new (2018) Retina MacBook Air, particularly now that Apple has (a) supposedly fixed the keyboard (on the MBPro too) and (b) has an...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 12th, 2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By CubaMark
This is reproducible / consistent. Happens with...

This is reproducible / consistent. Happens with no apps running (just Finder) and no windows open, nothing minimized to the dock.

Annoying A.F. Surely in the 21st century there's a way to be smart...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 10th, 2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,463
Posted By CubaMark
Six years later.... NASA'S SNOOPY LUNAR...

Six years later....

NASA'S SNOOPY LUNAR MODULE THAT HAS BEEN LOST IN THE VASTNESS OF SPACE FOR 50 YEARS MAY HAVE BEEN FOUND (https://www.newsweek.com/nasa-snoopy-lunar-module-space-1443091)
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 10th, 2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 36,307
Posted By CubaMark
Man, you see commies everywhere, don't you? ...

Man, you see commies everywhere, don't you? Paranoid much?

No, we're talking about small-town rural newspapers. Nova Scotia had a bunch of 'em. They were even modestly successful, for the most...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 10th, 2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 36,307
Posted By CubaMark
SINC, as an old newshound, you may find this of...

SINC, as an old newshound, you may find this of interest:

...the collapse of the newspaper industry was not primarily caused by the internet. That’s just the proximate cause. Rather, in the...
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