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New 'Google' For the Dark Web Makes Buying Dope and Guns Easy

Opyros Re:"Llets you find?" (155 comments)

It's how they spell "Lets" in Llamedos.

3 days ago
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The Tangled Tale of Mt. Gox's Missing Millions

Opyros Re:"Sight"? On slashdot? (191 comments)

Also, it isn't "Mt. Gox". It's "Magic, the Gathering online exchange".

about a month and a half ago
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How Farming Reshaped Our Genomes

Opyros Bad link in summary (144 comments)

I can't get the "dark skin and blue eyes" link to work.

about 3 months ago
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Chicxulub Impact Might Have Spread Life-Bearing Rocks Through the Solar System

Opyros Re:Would not survive (161 comments)

In that case, I hate to think what Noah Webster does.

about 5 months ago
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GOCE Satellite Is Falling To Earth But Nobody Knows Where It Will Land

Opyros Re:Once the rocket is up, (122 comments)

So this story should be "from the it's-not-my-dept."

about 5 months ago
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Brazil Announces Plans To Move Away From US-Centric Internet

Opyros Re:ballsy move (285 comments)

So she might not appreciate the phrase "ballsy move" being applied to her?

about 7 months ago
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Surveillance Story Turns Into a Warning About Employer Monitoring

Opyros Re:Alright then. Carry On. (382 comments)

Haven't people heard of the standard police motto? (It's the motto of the Los Angeles Police Department, so it's what Hollywood puts on fictional police cars.)

about 9 months ago
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Watch the Crab Nebula Expand Over a 13 Year Period

Opyros Re:1054 (65 comments)

Yet, oh God, there were so many stars you could have used. What was the need to give these people to the fire, that the symbol of their passing might shine above the Great Schism?

about 9 months ago
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Liberal Saudi Web Forum Founder Sentenced To 600 Lashes and 7 Years In Prison

Opyros Re:WTF? (506 comments)

There are certainly Muslim creationists, such as Harun Yahya.

about 9 months ago
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Wine 1.6 Released With 10,000 Changes

Opyros Re:10,000 things (116 comments)

10,000 good deeds is buddhist.

I had the idea from somewhere that Chinese uses "ten thousand" to mean "a large number", much as English uses "a thousand". Can anyone confirm or deny, especially native speakers?

about 9 months ago

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Direct Links to "Reading Lord Of The Rings: A Final Attempt"

Opyros Opyros writes  |  more than 3 years ago Years ago, Debbie Ridpath Ohi blogged a very popular readthrough of The Lord of the Rings. Unfortunately, it's no longer online except at the Internet Archive. For reference, I've compiled these direct links to the individual entries:
2001 Apr 28: What the heck is this, anyway??
2001 May 01: Fellowship of the Ring: PROLOGUE
2001 May 03: Fellowship: BOOK I - Chapter 1
2001 May 03: Fellowship: BOOK 1 - Chapter 2
2001 May 03: Fellowship: BOOK 1 - Chapter 3
2001 May 04: Fellowship: BOOK 1 - Chapter 4
2001 May 05: Fellowship: BOOK 1 - Chapter 5
2001 May 05: Fellowship: BOOK 1 - Chapter 6
2001 May 05: Fellowship: BOOK 1 - Chapter 7
2001 May 07: Fellowship: BOOK 1 - Chapter 8
2001 May 07: Fellowship: BOOK 1 - Chapter 9
2001 May 07: Fellowship: BOOK 1 - Chapter 10
2001 May 08: Fellowship: BOOK 1 - Chapter 11
2001 May 08: Fellowship: BOOK 1 - Chapter 12
2001 May 08: Fellowship: BOOK II - Chapter 1
2001 May 12: Fellowship: BOOK II - Chapter 2
2001 May 13: Fellowship: BOOK II - Chapter 3
2001 May 14: Fellowship: BOOK II - Chapter 4
2001 May 15: Fellowship: BOOK II - Chapter 5
2001 May 16: Fellowship: BOOK II - Chapter 6
2001 May 16: Fellowship: BOOK II - Chapter 7
2001 May 17: Fellowship: BOOK II - Chapter 8
2001 May 17: Fellowship: BOOK II - Chapter 9
2001 May 17: Fellowship: BOOK II - Chapter 10
2001 May 18: Two Towers: BOOK III - Chapter 1
2001 May 18: Two Towers: BOOK III - Chapter 2
2001 May 19: Two Towers: BOOK III - Chapter 3
2001 May 20: Two Towers: BOOK III - Chapter 4
2001 May 20: Two Towers: BOOK III - Chapter 5
2001 May 21: Two Towers: BOOK III - Chapter 6
2001 May 21: Two Towers: BOOK III - Chapter 7
2001 May 21: Two Towers: BOOK III - Chapter 8
2001 May 22: Two Towers: BOOK III - Chapter 9
2001 May 22: Two Towers: BOOK III - Chapter 10
2001 May 22: Two Towers: BOOK III - Chapter 11
2001 May 23: Two Towers: BOOK IV - Chapter 1
2001 May 23: Two Towers: BOOK IV - Chapter 2
2001 May 24: Two Towers: BOOK IV - Chapter 3
2001 May 25: Two Towers: BOOK IV - Chapter 4
2001 May 26: Two Towers: BOOK IV - Chapter 5
2001 May 27: Two Towers: BOOK IV - Chapter 6
2001 May 28: Two Towers: BOOK IV - Chapter 7
2001 May 29: Two Towers: BOOK IV - Chapter 8
2001 May 29: Two Towers: BOOK IV - Chapter 9
2001 May 29: Two Towers: BOOK IV - Chapter 10
2001 May 31: The Return of the King: BOOK V - Chapter 1
2001 Jun 04: The Return of the King: BOOK V - Chapter 2
2001 Jun 05: The Return of the King: BOOK V - Chapter 3
2001 Jun 05: The Return of the King: BOOK V - Chapter 4
2001 Jun 05: The Return of the King: BOOK V - Chapter 5
2001 Jun 06: The Return of the King: BOOK V - Chapter 6
2001 Jun 07: The Return of the King: BOOK V - Chapter 7
2001 Jun 07: The Return of the King: BOOK V - Chapter 8
2001 Jun 07: The Return of the King: BOOK V - Chapter 9
2001 Jun 07: The Return of the King: BOOK V - Chapter 10
2001 Jun 08: The Return of the King: BOOK VI - Chapter 1
2001 Jun 09: The Return of the King: BOOK VI - Chapter 2
2001 Jun 13: The Return of the King: BOOK VI - Chapter 3
2001 Jun 14: The Return of the King: BOOK VI - Chapter 4
2001 Jun 15: The Return of the King: BOOK VI - Chapter 5
2001 Jun 18: The Return of the King: BOOK VI - Chapter 6
2001 Jun 19: The Return of the King: BOOK VI - Chapter 7
2001 Jun 20: The Return of the King: BOOK VI - Chapter 8
2001 Jun 24: The Return of the King: BOOK VI - Chapter 9
2001 Jul 02: Prologue Revisited (!)
2001 Jul 13: Book I, Chapter II: Elrond Revisited (!)

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