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#91
Microsoft Windows / Re: Windows 11
Last post by humbert - December 15, 2022, 05:47 AM
Quote from: Shadow.97 on December 14, 2022, 03:27 AMBeen using windows 11 since the 6th now.
Going a bit nuts about not being able to rightclick the taskbar and going to task manager this way, and being unable to have a pinned folder to the taskbar.

I reverted to the Windows 10 rightclick menu using the Group Policy Editor. After than just use Sordum's menu editor to get it the way you want.

Quote from: Shadow.97 on December 14, 2022, 03:27 AMEnded up tweaking the horrendous rightclick on desktop menu using regedit.

I prefer Regcool.  :)

Quote from: Shadow.97 on December 14, 2022, 03:27 AMStart menu lagged when using a microsoft account. Created a local account after the nasty forced microsoft account on windows setup. When using local account it does not lag.

Do you have a preinstalled copy? In the event you do a fresh install, Rufus gives you the option of disabling the near-mandatory Micro$haft account as well as all their other stupid requirements. There are also tons of copies on the torrents pre-activated and with all their other garbage pre-disabled. I used one of those and it's working great. I refuse to use MSI's bloat-infested preinstalled copy.

Quote from: Shadow.97 on December 14, 2022, 03:27 AMI dont see a lot of negatives with W11 so far. I just hope they resolve these issues.

Are you having trouble with Windows Update and it's children, such as Windows Store downloads? If not, maybe you know something I don't. Every attempt I've made to fix it has failed.
#92
Chit Chat / Re: What kind of meat (or chee...
Last post by humbert - December 15, 2022, 05:25 AM
Quote from: scarface on December 15, 2022, 01:42 AMWhat you can see is a tender roast of pork (rôti de porc in French). Since I'm on vacation, I have time to cook.
As you can see, it is beautifully decorated with parsley and fried figs. Humbert and aa1234779 may be thinking that it doesn't really matter, after all a philosopher once said "you can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig" and even with parsley, this "rôti" won't taste like foie gras indeed. You can also see some potatoes, I guess they go very well with a "rôti".

I don't know anything about cooking. As a child my mother and aunts wouldn't let me learn because it was "woman's work". All I know how to do is boil water to prepare eggs. With that in mind, let me ask: how long does it take you to cook a meal? From what I've been hearing, cooking a meal can't be done in a second.
#93
Chit Chat / Re: best clips
Last post by humbert - December 15, 2022, 05:20 AM
Quote from: scarface on December 15, 2022, 01:57 AMThe Perfect Energy Source – Documentary

This documentary takes 20 minutes to explain something everybody knows: the ways available at this time to produce energy. Then it goes on to explain nuclear fusion. We've been researching fusion since the 1950's and just about anybody with any level of science education knows what it is and how it works.

BTW, the other day the a major breakthrough was reported in the news. For the first time they were able to get more energy out of a fusion reaction than they put it. Of course it's still not ready for mainstream use, but little by little we're getting there.
#94
Chit Chat / Re: best clips
Last post by scarface - December 15, 2022, 01:57 AM
Tonight, new videos are available on the forum.


What to expect from inflation, food and housing costs in 2023
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jloDGZzfsu8



The Perfect Energy Source – Documentary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_D0l_4y5K0



Maybe some of you remember the game Donkey Kong Country 2. I doubt Vasudev and shadow.97 know it. And yet, it's probably the greatest platformer of all time.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyW8ykUQJgY



DONNIE DARKO: Is It Deep or Dumb? –
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xksMpeMHbTE

#95
Chit Chat / Re: anamorphosis maps
Last post by scarface - December 15, 2022, 01:52 AM
Tonight, I'm posting a few new maps on the forum.

And I'm going to explain the concept of macrocephaly.
In medicine, macrocephaly is a condition in which the head is abnormally large therefore I guess Humbert and shadow.97 may be wondering why I'm talking about a disease. Actually, this term has another meaning. In geography, it refers to the excessive concentration of population and development in a single centre, to the detriment of other areas.


In those countries, it seems the biggest urban area is much bigger than the second one. We can speak of macrocephaly.









In Italy, you can see that the size of the urban areas of Milan, Rome and Naples is pretty similar, the concept of macrocephaly can't be applied here.



In Australia, it seems there is pretty much nothing besides 5 big urban areas.

#96
Chit Chat / Re: What kind of meat (or chee...
Last post by scarface - December 15, 2022, 01:42 AM
Tonight, I'm going to present another dish on the forum.

Look at the photos below.





What you can see is a tender roast of pork (rôti de porc in French). Since I'm on vacation, I have time to cook.
As you can see, it is beautifully decorated with parsley and fried figs. Humbert and aa1234779 may be thinking that it doesn't really matter, after all a philosopher once said "you can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig" and even with parsley, this "rôti" won't taste like foie gras indeed. You can also see some potatoes, I guess they go very well with a "rôti".
#97
Microsoft Windows / Re: Windows 11
Last post by Shadow.97 - December 14, 2022, 03:27 AM
Been using windows 11 since the 6th now.
Going a bit nuts about not being able to rightclick the taskbar and going to task manager this way, and being unable to have a pinned folder to the taskbar.
Ended up tweaking the horrendous rightclick on desktop menu using regedit.
Start menu lagged when using a microsoft account. Created a local account after the nasty forced microsoft account on windows setup. When using local account it does not lag.




Other than that, I see a lot of improvements over Windows 10 in terms of UI. Unfortunately the settings panel is still a mess with good settings being extremely well hidden. Such as the classic sound panel. Some just takes getting used to.

My fave improvements are:
Start menu pins.
Icon "attention" orange blink being more gentle
General icons are prettier
Settings panel is better
Better task manager

I dont see a lot of negatives with W11 so far. I just hope they resolve these issues.
#98
Chit Chat / Re: Maths & statistics exercis...
Last post by Shadow.97 - December 14, 2022, 03:18 AM
Quote from: scarface on December 13, 2022, 08:19 PMMaybe humbert, Gulliver, Daniil, Vasudev, or shadow.97... can tell us if they knew the form "If I were" and not if I was (I have no doubt about it), and if they were aware they were using a subjunctive form.

All I know is that this level of grammatic correctness is not needed in real life  ::)

I'm not very good at understanding grammatic rules. I usually brute-force learning it by going through a large amount of examples. Leading me to knowing it, but being unable to understand it.
#99
Chit Chat / Re: best clips
Last post by scarface - December 14, 2022, 12:14 AM
Tonight, new videos are available on the forum.


Afghanistan dying craft: The last glassblowers of Herat
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmCH1eW3OuQ



Qatar - Conquering the World – documentary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajZiy7_K8r8



The cannibal of Milwaukee.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSripOfNETM



Push - Universal Nation - Remix
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLYKVoNC_0k



New Eurodance music 2021
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLBaBDHvRpU

#100
Chit Chat / Re: New topic Photos
Last post by scarface - December 13, 2022, 09:55 PM
Tonight, I'm going to show you another photo.
Look carefully at the photo below.




Vasudev and aa1234779 must have noticed the snow-covered mountain range in the background. They certainly didn't know that the Ile de France region was so mountainous.
Actually, this photo was taken on the boulevard Joseh Vallier in Grenoble and the mountain range is called Belledonne, in the Dauphiné Alps in southeast France. The southern end of the range forms the eastern wall of the mountains that surround the city of Grenoble.  I'm sure that the sight of the snow-covered mountains make you feel better.
 
If you have read some books of Stendhal, you probably know the quote "At the end of every street is a mountain". This quote is referring to Grenoble, of course.
Nicknamed "capital of the Alps", Grenoble seems crowned by the snow-capped peaks that surround it. In the 19th century, the writer Stendhal was born in this impressive natural setting. All his life, he maintained an ambivalent relationship with his hometown. Stendhal left Grenoble to Paris to become a writer indeed. In the novel "The life of Henry Brulard", he has an almost visceral aversion to it. In "Memoirs of a Tourist", he ends up reconciling with it. 
Stendhal's Novel 'The Red and the Black' is one of the most profound works in world literature for the past 200 years and remains surprisingly modern to this day. The author managed to show from the inside a condition of the French society in its structural development, in interaction of social strata and controlling groups.