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Industrial Marijuana Farming Approved In Oakland

Kelz Re:Bong == 2 drinks (690 comments)

And just like booze, weed is highly dependent on the person's physiology and how often they drink/smoke. 1/2 a bong bowl knocks me on my ass, while I feel an okay buzz after 2 beers.

about 4 years ago
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Wake Forest Researchers Swap Skin Grafts For Cell Spraying

Kelz Re:We live in the future. (123 comments)

Fiction means not real, as opposed to "not yet in mass production and perfectly tuned".

more than 4 years ago
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Microsoft's Risky Tablet Announcement

Kelz Re:They can't even make a decent phone (338 comments)

I think you've got the right idea but the wrong reasons. I can't remember the last time MS put out a device with a screen on it. Other than mice and keyboards, their biggest branded hardware peice is the X360, which has a reported 60% failure rate after 2 years. Hopefully they've learned quite a bit about hardware reliability if they don't want this to be percieved as a trend.

more than 4 years ago
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Microsoft's Risky Tablet Announcement

Kelz Re:Apple, Microsoft be damned.. (338 comments)

Half the meaningful web is in flash, ajax, and a bunch of other stuff that doesn't run smoothly on a 400mhz small-profile CPU, especially on XP. A version of 7 should be modular enough to scale with the processing power. PROPER touch-sceens, resistive or capacitive, especially in a high enough resolution to be called a tablet don't come as cheap as you'd like to think, and if the performance is crap it won't catch on. We're just coming to the point where we can stick enough juice into a screen big enough to call it a tablet. Give them SOME credit.

more than 4 years ago
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First Private Manned Orbital Flight Announced

Kelz Space-age companies (165 comments)

Am I the only one extremely excited to hear a company name like "Inter-orbital Systems?" All of my geek-neurons register glee.

more than 4 years ago
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Which Game Series Would You Reboot?

Kelz Re:X-Wing vs Tie Fighter (1120 comments)

I would like to see a mission structure a-la TIE Fighter and to a lesser extent X-Wing, with full multiplayer coop, in a modern engine. The single player campaigns got me hooked on the games and is why X-wing Vs. Tie Fighter didn't do as well. I think a new deep space combat game could do really well.

about 5 years ago
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Sperm Travels Faster Toward Attractive Females

Kelz Re:Fertility (347 comments)

Holding out for 3 days increases volume on a one-time basis, but pawing off daily leads to a more active libido and therefore more sperm generation during those 3 days of holding out.

more than 5 years ago
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Battle Lines Being Drawn As Obama Plans To Curb Tax Avoidance

Kelz Re:Market rules work for countries, too (1505 comments)

I hereby declare my small island a country with a 1.5% tax rate and 50 residents. Any corporation that owns a single grain of sand on my beach can say they are based here.

Never mind that they have all their offices, employees, and executives in the United States, and do all their business with the US and the US's main trade partners. They say they're from this small island with a 1.5% tax rate, and all of a sudden they don't have to pay the taxes that sustain the society they depend on for their workers and offices. Companies which utilize these shelters are leeching off of each and every one of you by basically living in a place and not paying for it. How do you expect a government with a relatively low tax rate compared to other industrialized countries, but 300 million people and tons and tons of land to look after and maintain, to compete against a tiny nation of several thousand that can survive purely on the pithy tax rates they charge their businesses?

more than 5 years ago
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Windows 7 Streams Media To the Xbox 360 and PS3 Seamlessly

Kelz WMC? (121 comments)

How about adding Windows Media Center support for the PS3? Its the only reason I turn my 360 on anymore. I believe I've just answered my own question.

more than 5 years ago
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Exploring the Current State of Beta Testing

Kelz Re:The Realm! (82 comments)

I do believe I quit with a FIVESD Wrath equipped :P Before they made it impossible. Glowie boots too!

more than 5 years ago
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Exploring the Current State of Beta Testing

Kelz The Realm! (82 comments)

Kudos for the mention of The Realm! I don't think there has been a purely stat-based graphical MMO since.

*nostalgia's out*

more than 5 years ago
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MS To Offer Free Windows 7 Upgrade To Vista Users

Kelz Re:Misleading summary (417 comments)

I have an unopened OEM copy of Vista home premium 64-bit sitting in my office (from Fry's); would I be able to convince Microsoft to give me a free upgrade? :P

more than 5 years ago
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CNN Uses P2P Video & Adds Terrible EULA

Kelz Re:CNN sucks anyway (254 comments)

I generally watch CNBC and Bloomberg for economic stuff (CNBC is generally conservative biased but they more or less acknowledge it), and the BBC/Al-Jazeera/NPR for anything else.

CNN, fox news, and MSNBC seem to be all aiming straight for the dumbest 5% in america, where there is very little detail, high on entertainment, and very little actual news or interesting bits. Listen to Lou Dobbs for more than 2 minutes and you'll feel dumber and less informed, and only have vague generalities about whats going on in the world (the world being, of course, the continental US).

more than 5 years ago
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"Live Expansion" Announced for Warhammer Online

Kelz Re:Notes? (170 comments)

Oh I know you quite well :P

more than 5 years ago
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"Live Expansion" Announced for Warhammer Online

Kelz Re:Notes? (170 comments)

Vortex huh? Taurath here on the forums and ingame :) I believe theres another post coming soon about patch notes and balance changes/etc today. The next patch I believe is next week and should be big.

more than 5 years ago
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Hands-On With Windows 7's New Features

Kelz Re:What's a gamer to do? (662 comments)

What, no Midi port on 330?! Heathen.

more than 5 years ago
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Will Modern Games Stand the Test of Time?

Kelz Nostalgia rules all (210 comments)

I call BS on the "unique and fascinating mechanics". The real reason games from the 80's will be "enjoyed" far into the future is that the generation that grew up with or played it will get nostalgic and run back to it every once in a while.

Games that I think might be hailed as "classics" in 20 years:
Portal
Most Mario games (they're still reselling all the old ones on handhelds, I doubt this'll stop in 20 years).
Counterstrike - Immensely popular in the day, it'll certainly be a fun fallback in the future.

more than 5 years ago

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