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Gonorrhea As the Next Superbug

Chaffar Re:What? (456 comments)

Thank God we all agree that teaching adolescent kids about condoms is a good idea...

What? But I thought God was against condoms!

more than 4 years ago

Perelman Urged To Accept $1m Prize

Chaffar This is probably his second gift to mankind... (421 comments)

I noticed that the 1st reaction of most people was "wtf man just take the cash it's too much money to turn away" "think of all the good you can do" etc... but for many people this was also followed by the far more important 2nd reaction "OK - this can make sense if you think of it THIS way".
I think the real reason he rejected it might be far more simple than we make it to be, but the questioning of his motives by thousands of people is probably what is really interesting here.
If 1% of the people who hear of this story lose interest in amassing vast piles of cash, I think he has done a far greater thing than just solving what was fundamentally a complex puzzle with possibly no solution, he has given mankind back a piece of his dignity.

more than 4 years ago

In total, I've downloaded X Linux ISOs, where X= ...

Chaffar Re:I didn't know there would be a test (483 comments)

You should know these things by heart, just like you know the number of girfriends you've had.

Or at least, you should lie about it in the same way :)

more than 4 years ago

Vista Vs. Gutsy Gibbon

Chaffar Re:Ugh iPhoto (806 comments)

What if you want to send it to a friend and your friend is still using a 56k modem?

What is this "friend" thing you speak of?

more than 6 years ago


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