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by Mighty Jalapeno
Sat Feb 27, 2016 8:53 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1170035

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

KnightExemplar wrote:As I stated before, policies that fuck corporations just because they're corporations is dumbass ignorant scapegoating. Bernie is very little different from Trump...

Wow, you... you really just typed that, huh?
by Mighty Jalapeno
Sat Feb 27, 2016 5:26 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1170035

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

You know what happens when the odds ar stacked against you? You lose. That's what it means when the odds aren't in your favor. I loathe very few things more than this "boo-hoo poor me, can't win so I shouldn't even try" mentality. It stands in direct opposition to the best features of Hum...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1170035

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

1960: Nixon gets 49.9%, loses
1960: Kennedy gets 51.1%, wins

No-one saw anything wrong with there being 101% votes?
by Mighty Jalapeno
Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1170035

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

That's our word! You got no right to use it!
by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1170035

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

That'll be the year-long post-election whisky-hangover morning-after, when America wakes up and realizes who they're in bed with, and why they're refusing to leave.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1170035

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

What I thought you meant by "smoky room"...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Feb 24, 2016 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4786
Views: 942598

Re: Today I Made:

I made Chicken Heart Supreme. Haven't done that for a while. And since I was out of time at home and had to bring it to work and eat it here, I got to scare some co-workers with it. :lol:
by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Feb 24, 2016 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1477056

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Spoiler:
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by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Feb 24, 2016 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4786
Views: 942598

Re: Today I Made:

Zohar wrote:
Thesh wrote:Sourdough waffles seems weird to me, considering I've never made waffles with yeast. Now I wish I had a waffle iron.

Honestly they're not my favorite. They're very crisp, which is great, but they feel too light, not substantial enough.

YOU'RE MAKING ME WANT THEM MORE.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1170035

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Holding gun manufacturers liable seems like a useful means to an end, namely suddenly gun manufacturers would be giving million-dollar handjobs to everyone in government to get gun sale and gun ownership laws changed to minimize the chance of the daily mass-shootings. It will never happen, though, a...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1170035

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

SANDERS: Let me hear if there's any difference between the Secretary and myself. I have voted time and again for background checks, and I want to see it improved and expanded. I want to see us do away with the gun show loophole. In 1988, I lost an election because I said we should not have assault ...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:26 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1170035

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

KnightExemplar wrote:People are voting on the one issue they care about: Campaign Finance reform. Trump and Sanders voters don't even care about the other issues.

...

What Internet are you getting your news from? Because it's different from the one I'm using.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Feb 22, 2016 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3534037

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

I dunno, most of what I hear about Syria is that it's actually fine and young, fit men are just coming here with guns stuffed into their furniture to blow us up, because... reasons.

...

WHY YES, I DID UNFRIEND SOME PEOPLE TODAY.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Feb 22, 2016 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3534037

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Apparently there was some sort of disturbance in Ankara last week. I'm a little confused how I missed that being mentioned on any print, TV or computer news?
by Mighty Jalapeno
Sat Feb 20, 2016 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: scalia dead
Replies: 238
Views: 38309

Re: scalia dead

I love that holding your hands over your ears and shouting "LALALALALALALALALA" until Obama goes away is actually seen as the most sensible option.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: scalia dead
Replies: 238
Views: 38309

Re: scalia dead

eran_rathan wrote:Seriously, their approval rating is (almost) the lowest it has ever been, so they can't really fuck it up any more than they already have.

Spoiler:
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by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: scalia dead
Replies: 238
Views: 38309

Re: scalia dead

I had just googled that a few minutes ago in reference to a song... "The number seven has a long history of mystical and religious associations: seven deadly sins, seven Sleepers, seven-league boots, seven ages of man, seven days of creation, seven hills of Rome, seven lucky gods of Japanese my...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3406
Views: 784113

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I had a very lengthy dream, but the only part that really sticks is watching the never-released sequel to the 1995 action-comedy film Judge Dredd, but this one starred a slightly aging Chu . ck Nor . ris as the Judge who most stop a legion of self-replication partially-mechanical Dredd clones, all p...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Feb 17, 2016 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: scalia dead
Replies: 238
Views: 38309

Re: scalia dead

My main problem with sincere, strict textualism...

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by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Feb 15, 2016 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1643: "Degrees"
Replies: 147
Views: 26214

Re: 1643: "Degrees"

But even that rounding scale varies widely even by region in my part of Canada. Where I lived 4 years ago: 0 Celcius = The world is probably ending 10 Celcius = Brisk! 20 Celcius = Woo, time to wear Crocs again. 30 Celcius = Awww yeah. 40 Celcius = Beach time! Where I live now: 0 Celcius = Woo, time...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Feb 15, 2016 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1643: "Degrees"
Replies: 147
Views: 26214

Re: 1643: "Degrees"

Arrggghhhh! Not bloody “Imperial”. The Imperial System, which wasn’t even devised until 1824, has never been used in the US except, occasionally, by confused Canadian tourists. The US uses US Customary units. Huh! Interesting... And yet our official corporate project management documentation specif...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Feb 15, 2016 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15152
Views: 2669871

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

sardia wrote:Do you still want them to build new housing, even if it's for the rich?

Yes, but as a one-time designer of low-income housing, I think there needs to be some slight changes to how 'housing' is tied to 'the economy'.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Feb 15, 2016 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1643: "Degrees"
Replies: 147
Views: 26214

Re: 1643: "Degrees"

Story wrote:
Mighty Jalapeno wrote:People still use Fahrenheit? Is this like when I go to the States and suddenly I have to drive half as fast?


As illustrated in the comic, Fahrenheit is a lot more useful for describing everyday weather.

... how?
"It's in the 90's!" is a lot less helpful and precise than "34".
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Feb 15, 2016 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1643: "Degrees"
Replies: 147
Views: 26214

Re: 1643: "Degrees"

As an engineer in Canada, I can tell you it won't catch on. Dimensional lumber products will continue to be produced in Imperial sizes just because it would be prohibitively expensive and difficult to suddenly stop making 2x4's and start making 38x89's, to say nothing of the standardized 2438mm leng...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Feb 15, 2016 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1643: "Degrees"
Replies: 147
Views: 26214

Re: 1643: "Degrees"

People still use Fahrenheit? Is this like when I go to the States and suddenly I have to drive half as fast?
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Feb 15, 2016 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15152
Views: 2669871

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

sardia wrote:I'm surprised that luxury>middle class>poor housing conversion happens. I just assumed that luxury houses stayed luxury or are torn down.

In my experience, it goes luxury > middle > lower middle > lower middle > lower middle > make way for condos!
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Feb 15, 2016 4:25 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1170035

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

BUT OVARIES.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Sun Feb 14, 2016 10:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9233177

Re: Passing ponderments

flicky1991 wrote:Nothing wrong with counting on your genitals.

Until one day they let you down, leave you hanging, and you just can't count on them anymore.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Sun Feb 14, 2016 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15152
Views: 2669871

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

AVOID DISTORTED LOGIC: Our group is under attack. The enemy is responsible for this injustice. We must defend our traditions. The use of violence is the only way to defend our beliefs. Our violent actions will result in a better future. OK, so what happens if you ignore the American way there and j...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Sun Feb 14, 2016 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: scalia dead
Replies: 238
Views: 38309

Re: scalia dead

"I have never wished anyone dead... but I have thoroughly enjoyed reading certain obituaries."
by Mighty Jalapeno
Sun Feb 14, 2016 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown
Replies: 456
Views: 141095

Re: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown

If an Admin account that's just games doesn't work, why would an Admin account that's just games work?
by Mighty Jalapeno
Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown
Replies: 456
Views: 141095

Re: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown

Yup and yup (inasmuch as I can figure out which DLL it is). No luck.

It works just fine from MY account (Admin), but not from any other account (also Admin) so now he just gets to use my account to play X-COM for the forseeable future.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Sat Feb 13, 2016 4:35 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown
Replies: 456
Views: 141095

Re: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown

*golf clap* So, in order to run the game so it can find that DLL, I have to run it as an administrator. The game itself it set up so it cannot be run as administrator. It literally cannot be run from a non-admin account. ... Why? And the confusing part is, I GOT IT TO RUN FROM HIS ACCOUNT. But only ...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Feb 12, 2016 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4645
Views: 726863

Re: The Darker Side of the News

... yes, it is satire. And, if you're Canadian, you also know it's pretty much exactly what happened. The defence has tacitly admitted to EVERYTHING, but nonetheless still felt so secure in their inability to be convicted that they just spent the last week or so dragging all the witnesses through th...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown
Replies: 456
Views: 141095

Re: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown

I am thinking that I might have to make them admins, which is... going to require some very serious Talks About Using Dad's Computer.

Also it means I can't have parental controls active.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Feb 10, 2016 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Non-Sequitur Showdown.
Replies: 4279
Views: 542964

Re: Non-Sequitur Showdown.

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by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Feb 10, 2016 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown
Replies: 456
Views: 141095

Re: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown

We are 1 minute 40 seconds into the game because it refuses to load on any account except Dadministrator (which is mine, which the kids do not get to use). Some sort of Windows error (00xc0000022) referencing one DLL that the game can't access, and of course it won't tell us which one. I've been thr...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Feb 05, 2016 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The worst film you've seen
Replies: 706
Views: 258970

Re: The worst film you've seen

Streets of Blood , featuring Val Kilmer and 50 Cent as corrupt cops in a corrupt police department fighting corrupt drug dealers in a corrupt New Orleans after the corrupt Hurricane Katrina. Imagine The Wire , with seriously sub-par writing, no plot structure to speak of, and completely unsympathet...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Feb 03, 2016 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1824
Views: 478503

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stu

Under the Dome.

It's very.... King.

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