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I prefer my peppers ...

Nyckname Re:3,000,000 units (285 comments)

Plus, you go on an animated vision quest with a coyote as a guide.

about 9 months ago
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I prefer my peppers ...

Nyckname Re:Never drink water! (285 comments)

The fats in the milk dislodge the capsaicin from what they're sticking to. It's a good thing to have on hand if you're around kids and spicy food. Protip, they should rinse and spit, to protect the rest of their digestive tracts.

about 9 months ago
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My favorite brand of snake oil is ...

Nyckname Re:Trickle-down economics (291 comments)

"In 30 years we've gone from Ronald Reagan's 'trickle down' to the Koch Brothers' 'tinkle down' economics." ~ Jim Hightower

about a year ago
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Inaccurate physics in movies ...

Nyckname Re:Acronyms (449 comments)

Help stamp out and eliminate redundancy and repetition.

more than 3 years ago
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How Much Math Do We Really Need?

Nyckname Re:A little more (1153 comments)

And most people could do with a logic course.

more than 4 years ago
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How often do you Google yourself?

Nyckname It's pointless for me (225 comments)

I have the same name as a long time San Francisco Chronicle columnist, so the first fifty thousand hits are about him. Although, this did get "me" mentioned in Herb Caen's column from time to time.

more than 4 years ago
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As smart-phones go, my phone is ...

Nyckname Re:Tips... (519 comments)

Need to send a message regarding bad service? Don't they put comment spaces on the checks any longer?

more than 4 years ago
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TI vs. Calculator Hobbyists, Again

Nyckname Re:Then... why not release a hackable calculator? (417 comments)

It would have to be sufficiently different that the cases of the hackable and non-hackable versions couldn't be swapped. May not be enough of a market for the hackable model to make it worth their investment.

more than 4 years ago
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Hollywood Accounting — How Harry Potter Loses Money

Nyckname Gone With The Wind (447 comments)

I hear it's going to break even any time now.

more than 4 years ago
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The worst I've ever been in trouble w/ the law ...

Nyckname Re:.04 DUI in Oregon (957 comments)

It isn't just a punishment. It's also a deterrent.

more than 4 years ago
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Guess My Speed and Give Me a Ticket, In Ohio

Nyckname Experience (636 comments)

I've seen what it can do. A traffic cop with several years experience can estimate your speed to within two miles per hour. And they're probably not going to write you up for doing 47 in a 45mph zone.

more than 4 years ago
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Could Colorblindness Cure Be Morally Wrong?

Nyckname Gattaca! (981 comments)

Gattaca!

Gattaca!

Gattaca!

more than 4 years ago
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Futuristic Sex Robots Now Just "Sex Robots"

Nyckname Re:Don't do it! (602 comments)

Hey, some future archaeologist is going to have to do it. Hopefully.

more than 4 years ago
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Best estimate of monthly spending on food:shelter

Nyckname Define "food" (582 comments)

Does it include carbonated beverages? 'cause that'll make a huge difference in my ratio.

more than 4 years ago

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