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I think next winter will be:

I'm New Around Here Re:Stupidest question ever (46 comments)

Well, half the comments will be about whether you have used the correct coin.

Then someone will blame your choice of coin on President Obama.

1 hour ago
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High School Student Builds Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

I'm New Around Here Re:Not comparable (561 comments)

That's funny. I could have sworn I based that comment on what I read here on /., rather than things they don't talk about on talk radio. By the way, here in south Florida, it is on the FM dial. And I haven't listened to it in quite a while.

7 hours ago
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Chinese City Sets Up "No Cell Phone" Pedestrian Lanes

I'm New Around Here Re:Totalitarian government: (46 comments)

I just wish all the posts that make sidewalks into rat mazes, are put into that one lane.

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High School Student Builds Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

I'm New Around Here Re:Not comparable (561 comments)

Automobiles are not a necessary part of life. Ask the Europeans that constantly tell us Americans we are too enslaved to the notion that we all need our own car. Bikes work for many people; walking works for those who choose to live near where they work, and vice versa. Subways and trains work for millions of people. So, no, automobiles are not a necessary part of everyone's life. They are a convenience, bordering on a luxury.

yesterday
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High School Student Builds Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

I'm New Around Here Re:Not comparable (561 comments)

Nothing you said contradicts what he said.

yesterday
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High School Student Builds Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

I'm New Around Here Re: Not comparable (561 comments)

And you would want to ride 40 minutes, while in labor, in a car that smells like fresh skunk spray?

I'm sure she was very happy to avoid that.

yesterday
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High School Student Builds Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

I'm New Around Here Re: to answer your last comment first (561 comments)

You apparently missed the part of his safety mechanisms where he doesn't provide high power guns to children that can't handle them.

yesterday
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California Declares Carpooling Via Ride-Share Services Illegal

I'm New Around Here Re:So..... (280 comments)

No, I don't want to pick a fight. I agree that punishing people for having different views and beliefs is wrong. You just picked the wrong example. Sorry if I pissed you off.

yesterday
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California Declares Carpooling Via Ride-Share Services Illegal

I'm New Around Here Re:So..... (280 comments)

Your question was, "So, do you think the law in Iran that they execute people who won't convert to Islam is wrong?"

The article you linked to says he is being held now for "spreading corruption", or converting Muslims to Christians. So, no, it still isn't the law to execute Christians who don't convert to Islam.

2 days ago
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High School Student Builds Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

I'm New Around Here Re:When you abolutely, positively need a gun now! (561 comments)

Besides his posting history, human nature should come into play.

Wife: Honey, I want to have sex, but am afraid your .45 may accidentally discharge and hurt me.
Husband: Too bad. I ain't moving it.
Wife: If you just put the gun in the night stand, I'll let you fuck me silly.
Husband: Do I have to put the safety on while it's in the drawer?
Wife:I would prefer it, but just make sure it's pointing towards the wall.
Husband: Can I take it back out afterwards and put it under my pillow?
Wife: Yes, but I'm sleeping in the other room.
Husband: OK, works for me.

2 days ago
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High School Student Builds Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

I'm New Around Here Re:Great one more fail (561 comments)

It's like Thor's hammer; too heavy to lift except for the allowed user.

2 days ago
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High School Student Builds Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

I'm New Around Here Re: Great one more fail (561 comments)

A smart gun-control person would start up a gun factory and produce just such a gun. Offer it for sale, and send a notarized letter to New Jersey Department of Taking Away Citizens' Rights, to inform them to start the 30-month timer.

2 days ago
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High School Student Builds Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

I'm New Around Here Re:Not comparable (561 comments)

You don't understand the definition of the word "tool".

2 days ago
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US Patent Office Seeking Consultant That Can Stamp-out Fraud By Patent Examiners

I'm New Around Here Re:OY (123 comments)

No, I don't mean "or". I mean "and". They approve one patent, and they disapprove one patent. They do both, just as the sentence says.

2 days ago
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California Declares Carpooling Via Ride-Share Services Illegal

I'm New Around Here Re:So..... (280 comments)

You are completely correct...

So, do you think the law in Iran that they execute people who won't convert to Islam is wrong?

What law is that?

From this page, there is no such law.

After the 1979 Iranian Revolution, Iranian Christians were recognized as a "protected religious minority" and according to the Constitution of Iran possess freedom of religion and even have a Member of Parliament (MP) representing them. However, evangelism and missionary work and converting Muslims to Christianity is prohibited by law, and Christians in practice may also face some discrimination as well in their lives.

In the Islamic Republic of Iran, there is officially no crime known as apostasy in the penal code (although there was a law about it prior to 1994). The last known execution for this crime was in 1990. However, despite there being no official civil law of apostasy, judges may still convict a defendant of that crime if they rule based on religious fatwas. As a result, a few people have been convicted of it, but there have been no known executions. In 2011 a man was executed in Ahvaz, Iran for blasphemy and "spreading corruption on the earth" (Mofsed-Fel-Arz) when he claimed that he was God, and attracting a "following" around himself.[8] According to the fatwas, for a man, if convicted, the punishment is death by hanging-for a woman, it is life imprisonment. The apostate should be given three chances to repent and convert back to Islam.

I'm quite certain that the people actually being executed think it is wrong. I also think they are just as dead, so thinking that doesn't prevent it.

Since the one guy who was executed was a god, I'm sure he simply saw it as a release from the physical realm.

Doesn't make it any less wrong, and I think a large number of people would agree with me there. Not all, but many people would.

And saying it happens doesn't make it any more real.

2 days ago
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US Patent Office Seeking Consultant That Can Stamp-out Fraud By Patent Examiners

I'm New Around Here Re:Nepotism??!! (123 comments)

Reference checking. How does that work?

2 days ago
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US Patent Office Seeking Consultant That Can Stamp-out Fraud By Patent Examiners

I'm New Around Here Re:Ask the US Postal Service (123 comments)

It's catwalks all the way up.

2 days ago
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US Patent Office Seeking Consultant That Can Stamp-out Fraud By Patent Examiners

I'm New Around Here Re:Ask the US Postal Service (123 comments)

No no. Ex-co-workers.

2 days ago

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