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Forum: Police Blotter 18 October 2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,172
Posted By jimmy101_again
Like I said; if you need to do an actual...

Like I said; if you need to do an actual calculation then you are too slow for mortar support and certainly for small arms fire. Back to the original point of a rifleman, the calculation is highly...
Forum: Police Blotter 17 October 2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,172
Posted By jimmy101_again
Do you actually do calculations or do you use a...

Do you actually do calculations or do you use a table, or a custom slide-rule, or a computer table/calculation? Any number of variables can be included in a set of tables. My dad was mortar officer...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 October 2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By jimmy101_again
More specifically, the FCC only regulates...

More specifically, the FCC only regulates broadcast stations. If a station also provides content to a cable or satellite system then that content is not regulated by the FCC.

BTW, networks like...
Forum: SLC 16 October 2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,185
Posted By jimmy101_again
JFK's assassination. I pretty vividly...

JFK's assassination.

I pretty vividly recall the news coverage of the Vietnam war from about 1967 on. You could pretty much trace the arc of the Afghan and Iraqi wars based on that of Vietnam....
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 October 2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By jimmy101_again
CNN really isn't a network is it? The Feds...

CNN really isn't a network is it? The Feds regulate broadcast only (ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and local broadcast stations). Cable news is, AFAIK, completely unregulated by the government. CNN doesn't...
Forum: Moot Court 16 October 2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By jimmy101_again
I suspect the courts aren't going to agree with...

I suspect the courts aren't going to agree with the Turnip's lawyers.
Forum: Police Blotter 16 October 2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,172
Posted By jimmy101_again
Snipers don't typically use calculation to set up...

Snipers don't typically use calculation to set up their shots, neither do artillery gunners, which shoot orders of magnitude farther and have much more complex interactions to deal with. There are...
Forum: Techno-Babble 10 October 2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By jimmy101_again
I am sure that all traditional media outlets keep...

I am sure that all traditional media outlets keep track of who buys political ads. I can't imagine why Google, Facebook, ... would be any difference.

One reason for the edata businesses to be out...
Forum: Rantidote 09 October 2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,380
Posted By jimmy101_again
Online forums (including this one) that haven't...

Online forums (including this one) that haven't figured out that a forum should be paginated from the newest to the oldest, not the other way around. That is, a page display of the forum should...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 07 October 2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,884
Posted By jimmy101_again
Food that is basically 100% sugar labelled as...

Food that is basically 100% sugar labelled as "fat free".
Food that is basically 100% fat labelled as "sugar free".
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 October 2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By jimmy101_again
Not really. You could significantly reduce...

Not really. You could significantly reduce injuries, particularly concussions, by limiting the size of players, playing on real turf, or by outlawing cleats. Basically anything that reduces the...
Forum: Police Blotter 07 October 2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,172
Posted By jimmy101_again
That isn't "false flag". False Flag is, for...

That isn't "false flag". False Flag is, for example, claiming that the KKK marching in Charlotsville were actually liberals paid by George Soros to make conservative look bad.

Granted though that...
Forum: Police Blotter 05 October 2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,172
Posted By jimmy101_again
Also note how much difference there is between...

Also note how much difference there is between "trained citizen soldiers" and "everyone has the right to own an AR-15".
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 05 October 2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,884
Posted By jimmy101_again
In terms of the actual ingredient list,...

In terms of the actual ingredient list, manufacturers figured out that sugary cereals have better looking ingredient lists if they use several different kinds of sugar instead of just sugar. Back...
Forum: SLC 05 October 2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 94,591
Posted By jimmy101_again
I suspect more was going on with that plate than...

I suspect more was going on with that plate than normal wear and tear. I notice it has 5 screws holding it on. It also look like it was ripped off the car at least once.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 October 2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,077
Posted By jimmy101_again
Teddy Roosevelt was both a big hunter and...

Teddy Roosevelt was both a big hunter and basically the founder of modern preservation. Others talked a lot about preservation but Teddy made it happen. Hunters are often the best proponents for...
Forum: SLC 05 October 2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 916
Views: 92,964
Posted By jimmy101_again
The search algorithm is really pretty...

The search algorithm is really pretty sophisticated. One particularly tricky part is term and phrase replacement. For example, a search with "second amendment" should also find "2nd amendment". But...
Forum: Police Blotter 05 October 2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,172
Posted By jimmy101_again
Random thoughts; I've always figured gun and...

Random thoughts;

I've always figured gun and ammo makers secretly support democrats in elections. When Obama, Clinton, Carter etc. were elected gun and ammo sales went through the roof. Sales drop...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 05 October 2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,884
Posted By jimmy101_again
Water is sometimes called the "universal solvent"...

Water is sometimes called the "universal solvent" and is indeed a cleaning agent. Water does not have to be an ingredient in liquid detergent. Water is needed in the cleaning process but not in the...
Forum: SLC 05 October 2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 866
Views: 94,591
Posted By jimmy101_again
Hmm, I've never noticed a plate with wear or...

Hmm, I've never noticed a plate with wear or fading. Indiana plates are flat and I have never seen wear when they were replaced after 8 years. I also don't see any wear every year when the new...
Forum: Rantidote 04 October 2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 94,103
Posted By jimmy101_again
My prescription sun glasses are polarized. The...

My prescription sun glasses are polarized. The screen on my smart phone is polarized. I can't see the screen on my phone when it is vertical because of the crossed polarizations. (I can see it when...
Forum: SLC 04 October 2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 94,591
Posted By jimmy101_again
Indian just boosted the length of time between...

Indian just boosted the length of time between physically replacing car license plates from 8 to 10 years. I have no idea why you would ever replace the plates on car (with a possible exception of...
Forum: Police Blotter 04 October 2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,172
Posted By jimmy101_again
It would depend on who ordered the monitoring. A...

It would depend on who ordered the monitoring. A private business can certainly prohibit guns and that has nothing to do with the US constitution. The only time the constitution would be relevant...
Forum: Business Bytes 04 October 2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,759
Posted By jimmy101_again
That is all probably true (though bankruptcy...

That is all probably true (though bankruptcy typically terminates all labor contracts and liabilities like pensions.)

So the prohibition on non-US airlines operating between US airports, and the...
Forum: Business Bytes 03 October 2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,759
Posted By jimmy101_again
Agreements with employees are regularly modified....

Agreements with employees are regularly modified. Declaring bankruptcy is a common way of doing it without any input, at all, from the employees. Something like 100 airlines have declared bankruptcy...
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