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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 8 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 8 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.

about 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.

about 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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