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How long ago did you last assemble a computer?

IrquiM Re:Glad to see you use the term 'assemble' (391 comments)

Pft! I've chopped down trees to build a bridge with wooden pegs and everything! No, I didn't grow the trees myself, but that's about it!

about three weeks ago

Driverless Buses Ruled Out For London, For Now

IrquiM Re:Trains sound like a good idea. (84 comments)

Cars are never a good solution within city borders. The reason for this is that they're inefficient when it comes to square metres.

about a month ago

35% of American Adults Have Debt 'In Collections'

IrquiM Re:Lies and statistics... (570 comments)

Wouldn't it be easier if you didn't have to pay your medical bill? Or medical insurance?

about 1 month ago

35% of American Adults Have Debt 'In Collections'

IrquiM Re:The American Dream (570 comments)

There is no socialism in US. Except when it comes to representatives trying to keep jobs in their home state by forcing the military/NASA to buy stuff they don't need.

about 1 month ago

Opportunity Rover Sets Off-World Driving Record

IrquiM Re:Poor pluto (46 comments)

Well... The diametre of the moon is almost 50% larger than the diametre of Pluto...

about 1 month ago

NYC Loses Appeal To Ban Large Sugary Drinks

IrquiM Re: Let them drink! (532 comments)

Do not forget to include that people with a fun, active lifestyle is less sick than others, and cost less because of this. If one guy is unlucky, it's still a win overall.

about 2 months ago

NYC Loses Appeal To Ban Large Sugary Drinks

IrquiM Re: Let them drink! (532 comments)

I think a lot of them do it because it is expected of them, and they have not considered the alternative. On behalf of Europe I'd like to say: sorry for sending you all our religious nuts! But seriously, we couldn't let them destroy Europe!

about 2 months ago

X Window System Turns 30 Years Old

IrquiM Re:Slackware 2.0.12 (204 comments)

And the best part is... it still works!

about 2 months ago

Russian RD-180 Embargo Could Boost American Rocket Industry

IrquiM Re: thankX (179 comments)

Problem is that the Soyuz hasn't had any loss of crew since 1971! I'd call that a lot more reliable than the space shuttle. And 5 times more NASA astronauts have died in space-related accidents than Russian/Soviet kosmonauts.

about 2 months ago

Getting the Most Out of the Space Station (Before It's Too Late)

IrquiM Re: Mother Russia... (155 comments)

More or less at the same coordinates as the american one...

about 3 months ago

Stephen Colbert To Be Letterman's Successor

IrquiM Re:WTF? (193 comments)

You don't know what a Lefty is. He's to the right of all the countries in Europe.

about 5 months ago

Report: Space Elevators Are Feasible

IrquiM Re:Laughable what? (374 comments)

Some might think that "it is not feasible at the moment" menas that we're laughing at it...

about 6 months ago

Your 60-Hour Work Week Is Not a Badge of Honor

IrquiM Re: It's a status thing (717 comments)

Minimum pay for a government worker In US is around $10 at the moment I think. A 10 year-old won't even take out the trash for that kind of money here in Norway.... Working 40 hours only tells you how much he is working, not what he earns. Here in Norway, flipping burgere at McDonald's will get you $60,000 a year...

about 6 months ago

Elon Musk, Tesla CTO Talk Model X Details, Model S Upgrades

IrquiM Re: Tesla naming like mercedes (155 comments)

The C-class is not crap if you look at similar cars in the same price range.

about 7 months ago

UK Government May Switch from MS Office to Open Source

IrquiM Re:Hmm (273 comments)

There is nothing in my day-to-day job that prevents me from using Libre/Open Office, except from corporate policies. Your tasks have to be highly specialised before it's an requirement to use MS Office.

about 7 months ago

20,000 Customers Have Pre-Ordered Over $2,000,000 of Soylent

IrquiM Re:Pre-ordering food? (543 comments)

They agreed to the more time in writing when they paid for it. Also - it's still early 2014 a month or two from now.

about 7 months ago


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