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by gd1
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:09 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

iamspen wrote:Turns out, she's his sister AND his daughter.


It's a dream.

https://inception.davepedu.com/
by gd1
Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9870
Views: 1779181

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

Best Coding Language (or operating system I guess):
ThanOS
"Perfectly balanced, as all things should be."
by gd1
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:50 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

I'm going to regret this joke:

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How did they know so long ago?
by gd1
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:23 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Language fleeting thoughts
Replies: 131
Views: 25330

Re: Language fleeting thoughts

Pop Quizatzhaderach First Round Draft Picts ? Initiation? Or... outnitiation? How do Russians tell English speakers "No for now, but maybe yes later."? ... Not quite nyet. Subspace: The space left in your stomach for port of subs sandwiches. Concentrashunned Ichibanned Edo Tensei, or perha...
by gd1
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Hyabusa2 arrives at asteroid "Ryugu"
Replies: 2
Views: 1520

Re: Hyabusa2 arrives at asteroid "Ryugu"

Ryugu... Hyabusa...

Ryu Hayabusa.

Ninja Gaiden sequel confirmed.
by gd1
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Reasons for opaque drinking glasses with dark colored interiors?
Replies: 7
Views: 756

Re: Reasons for opaque drinking glasses with dark colored interiors?

Angua wrote:Changes the taste?


I guess if it affects soda or other beverages that makes sense.

EDIT: I mean it makes sense either way, but I was thinking more along the lines of coffee cup sort of situations.
by gd1
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Reasons for opaque drinking glasses with dark colored interiors?
Replies: 7
Views: 756

Reasons for opaque drinking glasses with dark colored interiors?

What are some good reasons for opaque drinking glasses with dark colored interiors? I mean, you can't see if there's anything in your semi-transparent liquids as easily even under good lighting conditions. Just one of the many questions about life.
by gd1
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2036: "Edgelord"
Replies: 35
Views: 3681

Re: 2036: "Edgelord"

Hmm, looks like there may need to be another disclaimer at the bottom of the comic.

PARENTAL WARNING: This comic occasionally contains images of a graphic nature.
by gd1
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:25 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science fleeting thoughts
Replies: 91
Views: 16031

Re: Science fleeting thoughts

Does anyone know how to feel when someone gives you the Googly Elmos with Macaroni? https://factorydirectcraft.com/pimages/20120612115710-811278/25mm_googly_eyes.jpg http://d2t9bj5fhw7q3i.cloudfront.net/media/catalog/product/1500_61173.jpg http://littlespicejar.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Mashup-...
by gd1
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:41 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4118
Views: 547906

Re: The Darker Side of the News

by gd1
Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:01 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: What sort of orbit changes (and other things) would it take for "daylight shifting"?
Replies: 2
Views: 752

What sort of orbit changes (and other things) would it take for "daylight shifting"?

By daylight shifting (there's probably a different term out there for it) I mean instead of days having more and less daylight at different times during the year, days having the same amount of daylight all year round but at different times. For example: In position X on the globe somewhere north of...
by gd1
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:48 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

Oh FFS. The EPA is reintroducing asbestos It's less like Trump doesn't care about the common man, so much as he actively hates the common man... I have a paranoid suspicion that Trump is somewhat like this guy (Grima Wormtongue): https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/moviedatabase/images/b/b6/Grima_W...
by gd1
Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2029: "Disaster Movie"
Replies: 21
Views: 2447

Re: 2029: "Disaster Movie"

rhomboidal wrote:Hollywood would still demand that the scientists update their data sets while shooting at lava monsters.

To be fair, games have unrealistic expectations of scientists too:
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by gd1
Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:34 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

She knew something was wrong/fishy, but she looked the other way to keep the paychecks coming. That's why she has immunity. I don't understand what's wrong with taking out a loan though. Also: And I'm really sorry about this: I mean it addams, I just can't help myself: https://6d4be195623157e28848-...
by gd1
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:27 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/08/03/paul-manafort-trial-2018-761300 Of note: Laporta said that when preparing tax returns and related records, she agreed to treat as loans $2.4 million in funds that Manafort’s consulting firm received from offshore businesses, even though she had doubts that ...
by gd1
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:50 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

From the linked article: The facility also has a history of troubling practices , including allegations of child abuse, according to the Center for Investigative Reporting. A local congresswoman called for Shiloh to be shut down four years ago after the Houston Chronicle reported on long-running al...
by gd1
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:31 am UTC
Forum: Fictional Science
Topic: Why do starship captains say "you've got x/4 hours" when the engineers ask for x?
Replies: 10
Views: 1211

Re: Why do starship captains say "you've got x/4 hours" when the engineers ask for x?

I'd probably get removed from starfleet for this but: "Captain, respectfully, I'm not like other engineers you may have heard of who inflate estimates on repairs. I could probably get it done in 2 hours if it were a life or death situation, but that's because the downside of this ship exploding...
by gd1
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:11 am UTC
Forum: Fictional Science
Topic: Why do starship captains say "you've got x/4 hours" when the engineers ask for x?
Replies: 10
Views: 1211

Why do starship captains say "you've got x/4 hours" when the engineers ask for x?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1A4VoPBt67M (at about 0:56)
Asks for 10 hours. Gets 2.

Why do captains do this? Is it actually a bad idea? This doesn't happen in real life does it? Is there an xkcd comic about this yet explaining why this is a bad idea?
by gd1
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:58 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/trump-says-had-very-nasty-204952214.html Trump has said that he had a business relationship with Mueller. Does anyone know of any proof for this? Yes. Mr. Mueller had a Club Membership at one of Trump's Clubs. Mr. Muller Quit the Club. Trump hates anyone that Quits hi...
by gd1
Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:50 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/trump-says-had-very-nasty-204952214.html

Trump has said that he had a business relationship with Mueller. Does anyone know of any proof for this?
by gd1
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:37 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9870
Views: 1779181

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

Dungeon siege 1 [t:template,n:spell_sky_turret_lightning] { category_name = "magic"; doc = "spell sky turret lightning"; specializes = base_spell_good; [aspect] { gold_value = 206; } [attack] { damage_max = 0; damage_min = 0; } [common] { description = "Expels a split of lig...
by gd1
Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:12 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

More seriously, I think intelligence has been described as a bell curve . This is why scams are profitable unfortunately. Interestingly, this is also how I used to get headshots in planetside 2. I am a sad unskilled person. sigh... I fear you have stumbled Off Topic, again. Gaming in general and ou...
by gd1
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:05 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

EDIT: I can't look away from Soupspoons' linked article. At the 2017 Def Con computer security conference, a 16-year-old hacker broke into as ExpressPoll voting machine used by Georgia in 45 minutes. Another cyberhacker showed how he could change votes in the WINvote machine used in Virginia, Penns...
by gd1
Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:13 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

It appears Russia may have hacked access to some of the power grid in the united states. If this is true I am worried why Trump is not condemning it. Colbert said play jenga by candle light. Please! It's 2018 man... we've got D&D 3.5. I’ve not addressed his thread yet as it hurts me to do so, s...
by gd1
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

It appears Russia may have hacked access to some of the power grid in the united states. If this is true I am worried why Trump is not condemning it. Colbert said play jenga by candle light. Please! It's 2018 man... we've got D&D 3.5.
by gd1
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:54 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

MLM schemes and cults and narcissists all pull from the same set of tools as the president, the GOP, and right wing media. You don't have to be afraid whether or not they will listen, because they won't. You can sometimes deprogram certain individuals after hours of conversation, but you can't get ...
by gd1
Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

gd1 said "mlm" of Amway, meaning he's talking about the Multi-Level Marketing scam. I think he's comparing being suckered into supporting Trump to being suckered into such marketing scams. Basically, but I'm trying to use kind wording. If we use harsh wording no one will listen. People ar...
by gd1
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:38 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

This video is about facism and now and Trump: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fIN8oxnw__I I should note that having that tone of voice won't help the argument. In related commentary: I almost fell for the mlm pitch of Amway once and wanted to vote for Trump initially. For Amway the guy tried to make m...
by gd1
Sat Jul 21, 2018 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

Zohar wrote:
gd1 wrote:In my defense, your poems made me do it.

Blaming someone else is not much of a defense.


Have you seen how compelling the poems are? It's like poetry :p
by gd1
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:10 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

addams wrote:Oh, come on!
I think most of that is in the Wrong Thread.

Okay, when I wake up tomorrow I'll make another thread or something and move the parts below board wipe.

In my defense, your poems made me do it.

Edit: just clipped it, easiest solution.
by gd1
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:52 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

I was watching the move Elysium and thought that if we don't do something we may end up in that sort of scenario except that Delacourt will be president for life from the get go. Though to be fair/in the interest of full disclosure, religiously, I feel like Allah is going to do a board wipe long bef...
by gd1
Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:51 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Worldwide CO2 shortage
Replies: 44
Views: 4011

Re: Worldwide CO2 shortage

Global CO2 shortage eh? Clearly we all just need to breathe harder.
by gd1
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2018: "Wall Art"
Replies: 25
Views: 3179

Re: 2018: "Wall Art"

Comic # == 2018
Year # == 2018
Comic # == Year #
by gd1
Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

Those particular bonds? I'm not sure that's even possible. You would need to know every(or at least a lot) of the specific bonds that China owns right now. Given that the market is liquid, that's an extremely difficult task. It'd be akin to declaring every dollar held by a Texan to be worthless. Ho...
by gd1
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

Sableagle wrote:
gd1 wrote:Service guarantees citizenship. Would you like to know more?

If I don't make the bad jokes, who will after all?

Sableagle will, probably.


Ninja'd ... by a whole lot.
by gd1
Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:09 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

Service guarantees citizenship. Would you like to know more?

If I don't make the bad jokes, who will after all?
by gd1
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

Those particular bonds? I'm not sure that's even possible. You would need to know every(or at least a lot) of the specific bonds that China owns right now. Given that the market is liquid, that's an extremely difficult task. It'd be akin to declaring every dollar held by a Texan to be worthless. Ho...
by gd1
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

So, if China pulls all treasury stock, and the us decides not to pay, will all countries decide never to invest with the us again? Or just while Trump is in office? Or until we pay it back? What would the economic effects of that be? If China sells US bonds, then someone will buy them. It should be...
by gd1
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7208
Views: 537819

Re: Trump presidency

So, if China pulls all treasury stock, and the us decides not to pay, will all countries decide never to invest with the us again? Or just while Trump is in office? Or until we pay it back? What would the economic effects of that be?

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