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by BlackSails
Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:17 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: ADHD is not a real disease
Replies: 88
Views: 19406

Re: ADHD is not a real disease

But I am similarly sympathetic to the suggestion that it is not a mental disorder in its own right but rather a symptom in a galaxy of significantly distinct disorders that would demand similarly distinct treatments. You can make this argument about any psychological condition, and really, almost a...
by BlackSails
Tue Mar 18, 2014 1:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: ADHD is not a real disease
Replies: 88
Views: 19406

Re: ADHD is not a real disease

CorruptUser wrote:True, but like I said, it seems like it's way too easy to overdiagnose. 1 in 9 American kids have ADHD; at what point do we stop calling something a disorder and call it normal?


About half of all people develop cancer. at what point do we stop calling something a disease and call it normal?
by BlackSails
Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: ADHD is not a real disease
Replies: 88
Views: 19406

Re: ADHD is not a real disease

CorruptUser wrote:
Shiiiiit, I had or have at least half of those symptoms. But how many of those symptoms are indistinguishable from "poor discipline"? Seems to me that it might get a bit overdosed.


This is why wikipedia is not a medical textbook
by BlackSails
Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 638147

Re: League of Legends

6th position as another support, and either go top lane, or just trade no farm with enemy jungler. You could do like nunu anti-jungle, and have him just be a pain to the enemy jungler and steal buffs all day.
by BlackSails
Wed Feb 12, 2014 4:55 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 638147

Re: League of Legends

Such a frustrating aram.

We have gallio AND amumu.

And neither one of them is able to ult in a team fight. Most of the ults

A) Missed entirely
B) Were used after our whole team was dead
C) Not used at all (ie, the teamfight ended and we had ults up)
by BlackSails
Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

Re-upped my old account. . .turned out my character has 8mil SP, though it's almost all industry (Mechanics, CPU Management, Power Grid Management are at 5, though, which is kinda exciting) and I'm halfway through Mining Barge 5. And I have another character just shy of 1mil who, despite being Cald...
by BlackSails
Sun Feb 02, 2014 6:55 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 665
Views: 267432

Re: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic

I remember a book about time travel, where the last story involves the traveler going to the far future, where humanity has evolved (or been replaced) by lizardmen, who use a machine to teach him their language. When he somehow *recreates* his own time, he realizes that everyone now talks in lizard...
by BlackSails
Fri Jan 31, 2014 1:26 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

One thing I learned the other day that shocked me, is the drone code has each drone regularly work through the entire target list, all done server side. Seems like a very easy place to remove server load, eg having the clients do it instead, or better, rework it to only look at the last N people th...
by BlackSails
Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:20 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Popular "Coup" ousts Egyptian President
Replies: 285
Views: 66097

Re: Popular "Coup" ousts Egyptian President

Egyptians would be lucky if their new ruling generals turn out to be in the mold of Chile's Augusto Pinochet, who took power amid chaos but hired free-market reformers and midwifed a transition to democracy. "Sometimes democracy must be bathed with blood." —Augusto Pinochet "The tree...
by BlackSails
Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

Up to 14-16 down so far.
by BlackSails
Sat Jan 25, 2014 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Dead Pregnant Woman on Ventilation Against Family Wishes
Replies: 351
Views: 38298

Re: Dead Pregnant Woman on Ventilation Against Family Wishes

What your argument boils down to is that life with a (more or less) severe handicap is not worth living. Do you understand that there are handicapped people who would disagree? Do you realize if the disability is profound enough that the child in question can't think about it at all? She died and t...
by BlackSails
Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 638147

Re: League of Legends

So im jungling with mundo and farming well, even though I got invaded. Renekton gave first blood during the invade even though it was 2v3 (I backed off and he decided to HONORWARRIOR them). He gets tower dove in lane by soraka. He is level 1, she is level 3. He goes ONE AND TEN in lane. Against SORA...
by BlackSails
Sat Jan 18, 2014 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Dead Pregnant Woman on Ventilation Against Family Wishes
Replies: 351
Views: 38298

Re: Dead Pregnant Woman on Ventilation Against Family Wishes

And you're ignoring the "I understand this DNR is invalid if I happen to be pregnant" clause. Is there any good reason to assume this woman wasn't aware of this clause and didn't agree with it? Yes, we all have to sign things in our lives with annoying quantities of smallprint, but if you...
by BlackSails
Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:49 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Dead Pregnant Woman on Ventilation Against Family Wishes
Replies: 351
Views: 38298

Re: Dead Pregnant Woman on Ventilation Against Family Wishes

I hate to burst people's bubbles, but the presence or absence of an "I'M AN ORGAN DONOR" pink dot on your driver's license has no legal standing whatsoever . All it does is provide some small guidance to your next of kin, should your death happen to be among the tiny 1% that occur under t...
by BlackSails
Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: NSA tracking cell phone locations
Replies: 98
Views: 14587

Re: NSA tracking cell phone locations

Heisenberg wrote: Not only has the NSA failed to prevent a single terrorist attack


Did you even read this article? It is talking about a single NSA program, not the entire NSA. It says so right in the headline, which you misquoted in your link.
by BlackSails
Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: FDA forcing antibacterial soap makers to prove claims/safety
Replies: 40
Views: 6591

Re: FDA forcing antibacterial soap makers to prove claims/sa

Is there any purpose to antibacterial anything? Like do the immune compromised people buy them or something? Food prep, people around kids (protecting yourself and the kids!), flu season, etc. I guess this is why the FDA wanted the studies done. Do we have any proof that antibacterial blank is bett...
by BlackSails
Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:17 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 665
Views: 267432

Re: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic

I remember a book about time travel, where the last story involves the traveler going to the far future, where humanity has evolved (or been replaced) by lizardmen, who use a machine to teach him their language. When he somehow *recreates* his own time, he realizes that everyone now talks in lizard....
by BlackSails
Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: SeaTac, Washington State Passes $15 Minimum Wage
Replies: 239
Views: 37359

Re: SeaTac, Washington State Passes $15 Minimum Wage

What are you talking about? Virtually everyone has a cellphone, even the poor. There's a federal program (doubly ironically started under Reagan) that gives out free "obamaphones". First of all, everyone has a cellphone, but how many have smartphones? Going by the patients I see in a poor...
by BlackSails
Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:43 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: SeaTac, Washington State Passes $15 Minimum Wage
Replies: 239
Views: 37359

Re: Washington State Passes $15 Minimum Wage

fwiw, medical residents make about $12 an hour, if you ignore things they have to do outside of the hospital (such as studying and working on papers/presentations)
by BlackSails
Wed Nov 27, 2013 12:21 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 638147

Re: League of Legends

People dont jungle atm because relic shield is hilariously overpowered, and by jungling you give up a duo relic lane.
by BlackSails
Mon Nov 25, 2013 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 638147

Re: League of Legends

I just had a 4 man troll team pick rammus and then build nothing but speed items.

Also a troll duo who got capt, and asked what people wanted and then banned all those champs.
by BlackSails
Sun Nov 24, 2013 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 638147

Re: League of Legends

I had ezreal vs garen. Suprisingly, we managed to win. We basically all built frozen fist + frozen mallet, and then just 5 manned down mid and kited them forever. Worst game was leona vs morg. Black Shield and her ult countered us so hard. Despite that, we managed to almost win. Best game was darius...
by BlackSails
Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Couple Found Guilty of Murder, followed parenting book
Replies: 219
Views: 29593

Re: Couple Found Guilty of Murder, followed parenting book

One of the pediatricians I worked with, after finding out the parents had a copy of this book in the home, made them bring the book in, and he fed it through the big shredder in front of them.
by BlackSails
Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:22 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

http://pasteboard.co/19rRQzSa.png

Just going to leave this here :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
by BlackSails
Tue Oct 29, 2013 12:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 638147

Re: League of Legends

Weeks wrote:This is Sivir's new splash art on the PBE.
Sivir_Splash_0.jpg


I can't believe someone thought this looked good.


Did they change her lore to be a bird thing? I thought she was human
by BlackSails
Wed Oct 23, 2013 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 638147

Re: League of Legends

I forgot about zac, but wouldnt really count nocture
by BlackSails
Wed Oct 23, 2013 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 638147

Re: League of Legends

j4 has the longest range gapclose in the game
by BlackSails
Tue Oct 08, 2013 11:29 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

Fozzie didnt make that video?
by BlackSails
Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

Depends on the 6/10, but I had no problem running them in a buffer tanked 100mn pvp tengu.
by BlackSails
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 638147

Re: League of Legends

Anyone play twisted treeline/3's regularly? I wanna dip my hand into that. I did a game or two versus bots to mess with some of the concepts, and then did one game versus other people where I got carried by a malphite rocking boots + 5x Zeal. I'm curious how the usual meta/manner of play is. Is the...
by BlackSails
Thu Oct 03, 2013 12:10 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

SoE Ships: The frigate is meh, the cruiser is OP as hell (covops, tank bonused cruiser that gank fit can get > 800 dps). The frigate is basically an armor worm, which is not a particularly useful design. Interceptors: I welcome our new caldari interceptor overlords. Malediction gets a big win. Claw ...
by BlackSails
Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

Combat ceptors need a bit of help, sure, but it's not quite as dire as you make it. Will a combat ceptor lose to a t1 frig fit as a frig-killer? Possibly, sure, depending on fit and skill and so forth. But a combat ceptor's job, as you noted, is clearing of hostile tackle. Random throwaway rifter t...
by BlackSails
Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

In most situations, bubble immunity doesnt help with either of those, and in some cases it hurts. Like if you are chasing a ship to a drag bubbled gate, you will land on the gate, the target will land 100km off. Also, thats only the roles for the fleet ceptors. The combat ceptors are already weak en...
by BlackSails
Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:34 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

Thats not an interceptor buff m8, except to like 1 or 2 niche uses
by BlackSails
Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:01 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: There is only one* model consistent with CPT Symmetry
Replies: 129
Views: 39281

Re: There is only one* model consistent with CPT Symmetry

Treatid, Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?
by BlackSails
Wed Aug 07, 2013 3:01 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

Or make jump clone cool down proportional to the distance you jump
by BlackSails
Sat Jul 20, 2013 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

None of them
by BlackSails
Sat Jul 20, 2013 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

Most of the fights so far have been cripple fights between two utterly awful setups
by BlackSails
Sat Jul 20, 2013 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646285

Re: EVE Online

Im in :)
by BlackSails
Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:59 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 638147

Re: League of Legends

Around the silver 1/gold 5 boarder is where people stick to the meta so rigidly. To the point where people will instantly report you for doing anything else. It's rather funny since I see diamonds try out new stuff all the time. Recently I've seen games with jungle poppy, ap corki mid, double jungl...

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