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Forum: Rantidote 19 February 2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,371
Posted By jimmy101_again
I think restaurants are cool because the staff...

I think restaurants are cool because the staff (and more importantly the boss) is running around like crazy and get too hot if the room is set at a typical temperature.
Forum: Rantidote 19 February 2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,023
Posted By jimmy101_again
iTunes and Google Play both seem like they were...

iTunes and Google Play both seem like they were developed by people that (1) don't actually listen to music and (2) have never used the software they write.
Forum: Business Bytes 19 February 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,396
Posted By jimmy101_again
Blue laws are much less common than they used to...

Blue laws are much less common than they used to be. Still, in Indiana, no carryout alcohol sales (except a few exceptions like wineries and craft beers?) on Sunday. And car dealers can't sell on...
Forum: Police Blotter 16 February 2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,291
Posted By jimmy101_again
Not really. "18" is somewhat inflated and...

Not really. "18" is somewhat inflated and includes things like a shooting at a school that had been closed for months.
Washington Post...
Forum: SLC 06 February 2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 26,740
Posted By jimmy101_again
Fahrenheit understood the need for reproducible...

Fahrenheit understood the need for reproducible reference temperatures so I think it is pretty unlikely that he picked a calibration reference that nobody would ever be able to replicate.

Body...
Forum: Business Bytes 06 February 2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,089
Posted By jimmy101_again
I think there is also a bit of the "management...

I think there is also a bit of the "management has to do something so they have something to put on their year end report about what they did that year."
Forum: SLC 06 February 2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 26,740
Posted By jimmy101_again
I don't think that history is quite correct....

I don't think that history is quite correct. Atmospheric pressure has no measurable affect on the freezing point and even the affect on the boiling point is fairly minor unless you are at say 5,000...
Forum: SLC 03 February 2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 13,699
Posted By jimmy101_again
I'm pretty sure it would be lot easier to get the...

I'm pretty sure it would be lot easier to get the "flamethrower" than the gun. Indeed, even a felon can buy a flamethrower.
:rolleyes:
Forum: Business Bytes 25 January 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By jimmy101_again
The rise of computer gaming was a huge boon to...

The rise of computer gaming was a huge boon to scientific computing.

The rise of bit coin mining would be a huge boon to gaming (and scientific computing).
Forum: Crash and Burn 17 January 2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Posted By jimmy101_again
Jet engines have been around a long time and...

Jet engines have been around a long time and don't generally accelerate on their own. It seems likely that either the engine control system, or more likely, the throttles in the cockpit failed or...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 January 2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,293
Posted By jimmy101_again
Why in the world would a Norwegian person want to...

Why in the world would a Norwegian person want to immigrate to a shithole like the US? In the US there is no universal health coverage, lucky if you get two weeks vacation per year, a turnip for a...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 January 2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,543
Posted By jimmy101_again
When an undocumented worker works for 7-Eleven,...

When an undocumented worker works for 7-Eleven, what happens to the tax withholding that 7-Eleven sends to the Feds every month? Presumably the worker would be using a fake SSN. Woildn't the gov't...
Forum: Rantidote 12 January 2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 168,280
Posted By jimmy101_again
And if that doesn't work get a bigger hammer.

And if that doesn't work get a bigger hammer.
Forum: Techno-Babble 06 January 2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By jimmy101_again
So it takes up about as much space on a computer...

So it takes up about as much space on a computer as a typical modern uncompressed digital image.
Forum: SLC 06 January 2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 17,392
Posted By jimmy101_again
Nope. Especially since 99.9% of geology is...

Nope. Especially since 99.9% of geology is concerned with things that happened millions and billions of years ago. What happened last week or last decade rarely has a significant impact on geological...
Forum: SLC 05 January 2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 17,392
Posted By jimmy101_again
I'm not sure that quantum chem to chemistry is...

I'm not sure that quantum chem to chemistry is the same as global warming to geology. You can do quite well in geology without every considering global warming. Global warming is where meteorology...
Forum: SLC 05 January 2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 17,392
Posted By jimmy101_again
Well, it "went to far" mostly because you go from...

Well, it "went to far" mostly because you go from trivial cases like a single electron to real world cases that are a dozen or so orders of magnitude more complex. ;)

The quantum theory explains...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 January 2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 12,823
Posted By jimmy101_again
This is true of many people.

This is true of many people.
Forum: SLC 05 January 2018, 02:58 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 17,392
Posted By jimmy101_again
Ganz- In science the only science that is...

Ganz-
In science the only science that is really relevant to a scientist is what is relevant to their particular work. Yes, it would be nice to know everything about not only their area but all...
Forum: SLC 03 January 2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 144,037
Posted By jimmy101_again
In pre-windows 10 I believe there as a built in...

In pre-windows 10 I believe there as a built in capability to display that info on the status bar.

In windows-10 all you have built is the ability to have a sound play when the locks change.
Forum: Rantidote 03 January 2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,603
Posted By jimmy101_again
Would it really be all that hard to make the cash...

Would it really be all that hard to make the cash machine remember that I prefer English over Spanish? Perhaps encode it on the card itself?
Forum: SLC 03 January 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 17,392
Posted By jimmy101_again
Unfortunately, to many people that means a 10...

Unfortunately, to many people that means a 10 second google search followed by reading half a page from a web site like https:\\bob_s_rants.com. I'm pretty sure that's what the Turnip did.
Forum: SLC 01 January 2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 17,392
Posted By jimmy101_again
They also seem to forget the the "very cold...

They also seem to forget the the "very cold spell" is only "very cold" if your memory is limited to the last decade or so. Many of the "very cold" reports wouldn't have been considered that unusual...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 29 December 2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,278
Posted By jimmy101_again
So if a group of elephant fetuses were to...

So if a group of elephant fetuses were to incorporate they would have a chance ...?
:fish:
Forum: Rantidote 29 December 2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 27,241
Posted By jimmy101_again
Toy Story Minute 7: Plastic Corrosion Awareness ...

Toy Story Minute 7: Plastic Corrosion Awareness
http://www.duelinggenre.com/toy-story-minute-7-plastic-corrosion-awareness/
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