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Forum: SLC 19 July 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 498
Posted By NobleHunter
One think I like about our latest office...

One think I like about our latest office renovation is that I have good line of sight in one direction from my cubicle. I really prefer having my computer positioned so I could see both approaches to...
Forum: Fun House 18 July 2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 478
Posted By NobleHunter
Funeral March for a Marionette?

Funeral March for a Marionette?
Forum: Police Blotter 18 July 2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By NobleHunter
She might have picked up the wrong fob without...

She might have picked up the wrong fob without realizing she had the other one in her purse. If she's oblivious enough to mistake an Infiniti for a Nissan, she could easily lose track of her keys.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 July 2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,407
Posted By NobleHunter
The species of sovereign citizens I'm familiar...

The species of sovereign citizens I'm familiar with are all about the letter above the spirit of the law. They think they've found loopholes in the laws that mean they can do whatever they want...
Forum: Police Blotter 11 July 2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 889
Posted By NobleHunter
Is it ironic that explosives that were supposed...

Is it ironic that explosives that were supposed to explode but didn't are among the most dangerous explosives?
Forum: Rantidote 29 June 2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 85,462
Posted By NobleHunter
Man, it would be ridiculously painful waiting to...

Man, it would be ridiculously painful waiting to see if you got a reward for returning that much money. I mean it's the proper thing to do, and often the legal thing, but with that much money surely...
Forum: Amusement Bark 21 June 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 129,871
Posted By NobleHunter
Someone needs to point out to Bethesda and...

Someone needs to point out to Bethesda and Bioware how poorly Sim City's always online venture went. And that didn't even require you to play with other people.
Forum: Rantidote 11 June 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 85,462
Posted By NobleHunter
My mostly beagle mutt (his conformation seemed to...

My mostly beagle mutt (his conformation seemed to be breed standard but he was about half-again as large) was a rejected hunting dog offloaded on the local humane society (I live in Canada). Not sure...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 June 2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 10,860
Posted By NobleHunter
So how should we treat someone who wants to...

So how should we treat someone who wants to debate whether or not Jews are actually human? That's the sort of question people seem to mean when they're talking about things which shouldn't be up for...
Forum: Rantidote 14 May 2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,644
Posted By NobleHunter
I'm already seeing attack adds based on Mike. The...

I'm already seeing attack adds based on Mike. The problem is that people want the Liberals to lose and there's no appealing option to replace them.
Forum: Rantidote 14 May 2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,644
Posted By NobleHunter
I'm assuming right now that most people voting...

I'm assuming right now that most people voting Conservative are doing so to get rid of the Liberal government. Policy issues or campaign platforms is just a convenience rationalization. If the NDP...
Forum: Techno-Babble 10 May 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,880
Posted By NobleHunter
One ethical issue I've seen raised is dumping the...

One ethical issue I've seen raised is dumping the work of getting the right response out of the AI to the poor minion answering the phone. Were the people on the phone informed they were part of a...
Forum: Business Bytes 08 May 2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 25,335
Posted By NobleHunter
Which is why we could use autopilot much more...

Which is why we could use autopilot much more heavily than we currently do with airliners. VTOL taxis or cars wouldn't need massive runways. More like oversized parking lots with cones of obstruction...
Forum: Business Bytes 08 May 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 25,335
Posted By NobleHunter
You could have towers like Zeppelin mooring...

You could have towers like Zeppelin mooring stations (okay, not the best example). Or designated landing zones with a controlled volume above it. Door-to-door travel would take either a lot of urban...
Forum: Business Bytes 08 May 2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 25,335
Posted By NobleHunter
Autopilot is a simpler problem than auto-drive...

Autopilot is a simpler problem than auto-drive (at least when you have rigorous control over landing sites). There are much fewer variables for a computer to consider once it gets a few stories off...
Forum: Social Studies 07 May 2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,268
Posted By NobleHunter
So ask questions about claims of cultural...

So ask questions about claims of cultural appropriation. Is the guy coming back from Greece claiming he's discovered authentic Greek food and building his career on it? Is he denigrating food make by...
Forum: Social Studies 07 May 2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,268
Posted By NobleHunter
Well, some cultures believe they have the right...

Well, some cultures believe they have the right to invade other people's lands, take whatever they want and re-purpose people's cultural artifacts to reinforce their stereotypes and prejudices about...
Forum: Social Studies 06 May 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,268
Posted By NobleHunter
We can criticize her critics but I don't find...

We can criticize her critics but I don't find much interesting in noting that the internet is a bag of dicks. I'm assuming that no one in this discussion needs reminding that there are appropriate...
Forum: Social Studies 06 May 2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,268
Posted By NobleHunter
Shifting a discussion to the behavior of critics...

Shifting a discussion to the behavior of critics risks dismissing the points the critics are trying to make.
Forum: Social Studies 06 May 2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,268
Posted By NobleHunter
The response would be the part about cultural...

The response would be the part about cultural appropriation.
Forum: Social Studies 06 May 2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,268
Posted By NobleHunter
While it would be lovely if the internet could...

While it would be lovely if the internet could express disapproval and criticism without resorting to bullying behavior, it doesn't really address the merits of the response.
Forum: Techno-Babble 05 May 2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,595
Posted By NobleHunter
So two spaces was correct for fixed-width fonts...

So two spaces was correct for fixed-width fonts and they're just assuming it applies to variable width fonts. I think they need to do the test again with variable width fonts before making any...
Forum: Social Studies 02 May 2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,268
Posted By NobleHunter
So is the dress is an appropriation from Chinese...

So is the dress is an appropriation from Chinese people in China or from Chinese-Americans in the US?
Forum: Social Studies 02 May 2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,268
Posted By NobleHunter
I think it is possible to subject claims of...

I think it is possible to subject claims of cultural appropriation to rigorous analysis. In this case, I suppose a key question is how much the dress in question plays into stereotypes about the...
Forum: Social Studies 26 April 2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,405
Posted By NobleHunter
Cats have a bit of a damage dealing problem. They...

Cats have a bit of a damage dealing problem. They just don't have the DPS to take on larger creatures unless they get a really solid critical hits. Nor can they tank like bigger dogs. ETA: Cats can...
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