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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Sep 15, 2018, 14:51
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Sep 15, 2018, 14:51
Sep 15, 2018, 14:51
 
Mordecai Walfish wrote on Sep 15, 2018, 12:16:
For Nvidia users: How to remove mandatory geforce experience login.

I just download the drivers manually. Those telemetry blocking hosts files are cool.
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Sep 15, 2018, 12:16
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 15, 2018, 11:06
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 15, 2018, 11:06
Sep 15, 2018, 11:06
 
Creston wrote on Sep 15, 2018, 00:03:

To everyone: Make sure you go into "Manage Cookies" and make sure that all the crap that's turned "on" is something you're willing to live with. There's a lot of pretty shady shit in there, including giving them the authority to harvest all cookies from your PC for their own purposes.
If this is the first you've heard about how cookies are used.., might I recommend a delicious kitty and puppy soufle (be sure to get one while they're still legal.)

- I refer to it as BC, Before Corona, and AD, After Disaster. -
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 15, 2018, 09:53
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 15, 2018, 09:53
Sep 15, 2018, 09:53
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Creston wrote on Sep 15, 2018, 00:03:
Blue wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 19:26:
Sepharo wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:36:
Ahh here it is:

https://www.bluesnews.com/s/192034/out-of-the-blue

Only a little weird that he says in Europe and for one day in July...
Now here we are in the middle of September in America

Yeah, I didn't know that was coming, but it is from our ad provider, and is just another cookie consent. I've lost track of who requires these things, I feel like I get then on half the pages I visit these days.

Sorry for the inconvenience, but there should be no reason for alarm.

To everyone: Make sure you go into "Manage Cookies" and make sure that all the crap that's turned "on" is something you're willing to live with. There's a lot of pretty shady shit in there, including giving them the authority to harvest all cookies from your PC for their own purposes.

Instructions unclear, dick stuck in chocolate chip cookie dough.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 15, 2018, 00:03
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 15, 2018, 00:03
Sep 15, 2018, 00:03
 
Blue wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 19:26:
Sepharo wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:36:
Ahh here it is:

https://www.bluesnews.com/s/192034/out-of-the-blue

Only a little weird that he says in Europe and for one day in July...
Now here we are in the middle of September in America

Yeah, I didn't know that was coming, but it is from our ad provider, and is just another cookie consent. I've lost track of who requires these things, I feel like I get then on half the pages I visit these days.

Sorry for the inconvenience, but there should be no reason for alarm.

To everyone: Make sure you go into "Manage Cookies" and make sure that all the crap that's turned "on" is something you're willing to live with. There's a lot of pretty shady shit in there, including giving them the authority to harvest all cookies from your PC for their own purposes.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 23:24
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 23:24
Sep 14, 2018, 23:24
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I just want to point out that the Lynx in that video is named Max, and the photographer is called Sam.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 21:25
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 21:25
Sep 14, 2018, 21:25
 
Generally, I wouldn't eat a dog or a cat because I view them as functional companions. However, if the difference between starvation and death or survival and continuation was eating little Fluffy?

Pass the BBQ sauce and thank Fluffy for their noble sacrifice.
"No matter where you go, there you are." Buckaroo Banzai

There are two types of computer users: Masochists and Linux users.

If you would like help or further details on a technical discussion we're having, email me at bnhelp (at sign) keepusiel.net .
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 19:38
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 19:38
Sep 14, 2018, 19:38
 
is anyone else getting a giant [url=https://xdhrlg.ch.files.1drv.com/y4pEUC7FgUnJVx5Ap65es-jsLz5p25Ax3OUT1D8zoMgcsoA0WFsjZm2ffS44q84YElQ9zBUpWu7rmvUMM6wqd5-b_MUwUrPwMfjojh2lWixr_C_qKwTxenfm-hkSLL-_VpkCLhxAAARvX2SFpBusaCqIOAGyr0jTKHpepoT1w_OM84zMl5zqi3aIxCygAotkrIP1btRqJ2WYV5KcwG1ANipRA/Screenshot%20$1$.pnganner[/url] at the bottom of the page purporting to be a cookie manager? that looks shady as fuck and i can't make it go away without clicking on it.

edit: that's a link to a screenshot on my onedrive account. i can't make it do the hypertext link for some reason but it still works if you click on it.

edit2: so read everyone else is getting this too. should be ok to just accept it?

This comment was edited on Sep 14, 2018, 19:57.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 19:26
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 19:26
Sep 14, 2018, 19:26
 
Sepharo wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:36:
Ahh here it is:

https://www.bluesnews.com/s/192034/out-of-the-blue

Only a little weird that he says in Europe and for one day in July...
Now here we are in the middle of September in America

Yeah, I didn't know that was coming, but it is from our ad provider, and is just another cookie consent. I've lost track of who requires these things, I feel like I get then on half the pages I visit these days.

Sorry for the inconvenience, but there should be no reason for alarm.
Stephen "Blue" Heaslip
Blue's News Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, El Presidente for Life
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 18:42
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 18:42
Sep 14, 2018, 18:42
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:39:
eff me
I was searching his and Frans posts for everything from compliance to gdpr. and was beginning to think my early onset stupidity had gone full blown.
Thanks

I used the News Archive search and "GDPR".
Sounds like you were searching the comments instead.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 18:39
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 18:39
Sep 14, 2018, 18:39
 
Sepharo wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:36:
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:24:
Sepharo wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:13:
Oops I posted in the wrong OotB, getting the same thing as Creston.

copy/paste from other thread:

Hey Blue,
I've got this popup banner thing on every page today:
https://i.imgur.com/LQeOFbo.png

It's from network-n.com is that something you use? It shows up even if I block ads so I don't think it's coming from one of those.

I don't want to click anything on it until I know it's expected/intentional.
I can't find the post but blue mentioned something like this would be happening due to GDPR.

I got the same popup on android

Ahh here it is:

https://www.bluesnews.com/s/192034/out-of-the-blue

Only a little weird that he says in Europe and for one day in July...
Now here we are in the middle of September in America
eff me
I was searching his and Frans posts for everything from compliance to gdpr. and was beginning to think my early onset stupidity had gone full blown.
Thanks

But it sez users in europe. Is texas in europe now. Did Mexico pay to have it moved?
Users in Europe may, or rather should, encounter a request to approve our cookie usage here at some point today. This to maintain compliance with that whole GDPR dealie, and it's handled geographically, so this shouldn't impact users outside the EU at all. Nothing's changed about how cookies are handled here, and the opt-in request has links that can explain this in detail. This should be a one-timer, and hopefully will not represent too much of an inconvenience to those who receive it, so any patience with this would be appreciated. And a hearty thanks to Frans for working through the technical details of getting this running

Oh man, what if Jdreyer right. what have we done
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 18:36
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 18:36
Sep 14, 2018, 18:36
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:24:
Sepharo wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:13:
Oops I posted in the wrong OotB, getting the same thing as Creston.

copy/paste from other thread:

Hey Blue,
I've got this popup banner thing on every page today:
https://i.imgur.com/LQeOFbo.png

It's from network-n.com is that something you use? It shows up even if I block ads so I don't think it's coming from one of those.

I don't want to click anything on it until I know it's expected/intentional.
I can't find the post but blue mentioned something like this would be happening due to GDPR.

I got the same popup on android

Ahh here it is:

https://www.bluesnews.com/s/192034/out-of-the-blue

Only a little weird that he says in Europe and for one day in July...
Now here we are in the middle of September in America
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 18:30
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 18:30
Sep 14, 2018, 18:30
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:24:
Sepharo wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:13:
Oops I posted in the wrong OotB, getting the same thing as Creston.

copy/paste from other thread:

Hey Blue,
I've got this popup banner thing on every page today:
https://i.imgur.com/LQeOFbo.png

It's from network-n.com is that something you use? It shows up even if I block ads so I don't think it's coming from one of those.

I don't want to click anything on it until I know it's expected/intentional.
I can't find the post but blue mentioned something like this would be happening due to GDPR.

I got the same popup on android

I think it might be hackers. I got the banner on my phone, then right after that i tripped and skinned my knee. I wuz hacked!
'I am' is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that 'I do' is the longest sentence? - GC
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 18:26
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 18:26
Sep 14, 2018, 18:26
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:24:
I can't find the post but blue mentioned something like this would be happening due to GDPR.

I got the same popup on android
What is the purpose? To warn us there are links to other sites?
“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.” -- Carl Sagan
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 18:24
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 18:24
Sep 14, 2018, 18:24
 
Sepharo wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 18:13:
Oops I posted in the wrong OotB, getting the same thing as Creston.

copy/paste from other thread:

Hey Blue,
I've got this popup banner thing on every page today:
https://i.imgur.com/LQeOFbo.png

It's from network-n.com is that something you use? It shows up even if I block ads so I don't think it's coming from one of those.

I don't want to click anything on it until I know it's expected/intentional.
I can't find the post but blue mentioned something like this would be happening due to GDPR.

I got the same popup on android
- I refer to it as BC, Before Corona, and AD, After Disaster. -
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 18:23
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 18:23
Sep 14, 2018, 18:23
 
I got it also today, but it isn't the first time I've seen it. Actually, the first time I thought it was another browser page causing it because I had just switched. Today, I realized it was coming from something here at Blues..
“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.” -- Carl Sagan
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 18:13
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 18:13
Sep 14, 2018, 18:13
 
Oops I posted in the wrong OotB, getting the same thing as Creston.

copy/paste from other thread:

Hey Blue,
I've got this popup banner thing on every page today:
https://i.imgur.com/LQeOFbo.png

It's from network-n.com is that something you use? It shows up even if I block ads so I don't think it's coming from one of those.

I don't want to click anything on it until I know it's expected/intentional.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 18:10
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 18:10
Sep 14, 2018, 18:10
 
Hey Blue,

Is that GIANT cookie banner that has a big grey N in a square on it on the left yours? Or is one of your ads being funky?
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 17:17
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 17:17
Sep 14, 2018, 17:17
 
Cutter wrote on Sep 14, 2018, 15:34:
Uh there's a little more to it than that, guy. While cats are good companions - according to cat people - they also play a vital role in keeping pest populations in check. A huge part of the Black Plague can be attributed to the fact that the superstition against cats and the killing of them led to an explosion in the rodent population - namely rats - resulting in the death of an estimated 75 to 200 million people. Egypt, on the other hand, cat lovers that they are, never had a plague. Except for raining frogs because god is really mean to them apparently.

Dogs, besides companionship fulfill all manner of roles in all manner of work and protection. Whilst cows and pigs could play companion to some extent, they're not really good for much else except in the food and clothing department. So, there are some key differences in animals and their roles with humans. It's not just picking on cows and pigs.

Male cattle pull things, and are important for agriculture in areas where modern agricultural equipment isn't in play. An ox is just a male cow.

Anyway, I don't feel like value to humans is enough justification. You can use a single breed of animal for both work and food; you you just don't eat the cattle that you're using to pull plows. There are bacteria, fungi and insects (pollinators) that have enormous value, too, but that doesn't make them more than bacteria, fungi and insects.

I can respect vegetarians; all these food animals pretty clearly don't want to be killed and eaten. That's an easy enough rule. Eating meat but having a cutoff at not eating people makes sense. And the cetaceans, since they might be just as smart as people. Drawing lines between dogs, cats, cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, raccoons, horses, opossums, deer and so on does seem arbitrary, just another form of shoving your values in other people's faces. A guy across the street eats a dog, and what? He's spitting in the face of thousands of years of domesticated history? I just don't really feel it.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Sep 14, 2018, 16:03
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Re: Out of the Blue Sep 14, 2018, 16:03
Sep 14, 2018, 16:03
 

Cat's are bad for humankind and should be trapped, sterilized or killed.
From toxic poo to extinction of some animals.
Feral cats can carry some heinous people diseases, including rabies, hookworm, and toxoplasmosis, an infection known to cause miscarriages and birth defects.
https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2011/07/cats-tnr-birds-feral/

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/moral-cost-of-cats-180960505/

http://mentalfloss.com/article/91280/8-ways-domestic-cats-are-serious-threat-nature


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