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An Army Medal For Coding In Perl

STRICQ Got a Commendation Medal in the Air Force (192 comments)

For writing some translation code in C that did in seconds what took us hours to do manually. That was pretty cool.

about 3 months ago
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The Rise and Fall of the Cheat Code

STRICQ Re:XYZZY (178 comments)

A hollow voice says, "Cretin."

about 3 months ago
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The Andromeda Galaxy Just Had a Bright Gamma Ray Event

STRICQ Re:Wound in the Force (129 comments)

And, the Millenium Falcon was traveling faster than light when he felt the disturbance.

about 4 months ago
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Which desktop environment do you like the best?

STRICQ Amiga OS 4.0+ (611 comments)

Just because it's the best.

about 4 months ago
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Japanese Court Rules Against Restarting Ohi Reactors

STRICQ Re:A coincidence? I think not. (75 comments)

Shi. Which is why yon is used as a replacement in many cases.

about 4 months ago
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The Golden Gate Barrage: New Ideas To Counter Sea Level Rise

STRICQ Re:Or... (341 comments)

It's mostly subsiding, far more than eroding. There is no appreciable sea level rise that anyone should be worried about in the next few centuries. Assuming it continues.

about a year ago
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The Golden Gate Barrage: New Ideas To Counter Sea Level Rise

STRICQ Re:Or... (341 comments)

You are aware, of course, that the rise has been slowing over the past century, right? Of course you are. It would take how many hundreds of years for it to rise even 1 meter? That's assuming the rise will continue, which it probably won't.

about a year ago
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How Climate Scientists Parallel Early Atomic Scientists

STRICQ Re:Honesty? (440 comments)

Repost that without the lies and you'd have an empty post. I see why you post as an AC.

Seriously, every statement you made there was an outright lie. Including the "No warming for 17 years" lie. Current temperatures are will withing the 95% confidence limits of the AR4 model assemblage.

O!M!G! I know there are people out there that will believe anything without looking at the facts. But you sir, you take the cake. Your post is the most hilarious thing I've seen in months! Thank you.

about a year ago
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BSA Study Demonstrates Open Source's Economic Advantage

STRICQ Why Goverenments (87 comments)

My question to the submitter is, why must the government do the promotion? In what way does this have any relation to the daily lives of citizens and businesses?

about a year ago
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CO2 Levels Reach 400ppm at Mauna Loa For First Time On Record

STRICQ And.. (497 comments)

All the worlds plants took a collective sigh of relief. CO2 has been so low for so long, it was like hypoxia for plants.

about a year ago
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Grim Picture of Polar Ice-Sheet Loss

STRICQ What percent of 4,000,000,000 is 32? (412 comments)

Oh my! 32 years and 20 years of monitoring, the melt is unprecedented! After 4 billion years of existence, the Earth is laughing quite heartily at the experts.

about 2 years ago
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Is There Still a Ray of Hope On Climate Change?

STRICQ Re:Now see, This is why you are a boob (462 comments)

The thing only a few have pointed out is that the "on record" part is factually wrong. Records were kept in the 1930s and it was far hotter then. The number of high temperature records broken since 2000 is a drop in the bucket compared to how many high temperature records were broken in the 1930s. These records still stand today.

more than 2 years ago
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Asking Slashdot: Converting an SUV Into an Hybrid Diesel-Electric?

STRICQ You Can't (543 comments)

Upon completion of the conversion, the SUV would promptly run into the nearest building or off the nearest cliff at high speed. I know this is true from all the media stories with headlines like, "SUV Runs Off Road, Crashes Into Building." Because, as all reporters know, SUVs are sentient and evil.

more than 2 years ago
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Nature: Global Temperatures Are a Falling Trend

STRICQ Re:Headline should say... (786 comments)

The "hockey stick" graph has been proven fraudulent time and time again. Those drafted into the religion still keep their heads in the sand.

more than 2 years ago
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Windows 8 Pre RTM Metro UI Leaked

STRICQ One Question (484 comments)

What users of Windows 8 will there be?

more than 2 years ago
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Drug Company Disguised Advertising As Science

STRICQ Re:Sounds like Climate Scientists (172 comments)

Evidence: A Hockey Stick graph showing rampant global warming all based on one tree in Russia. Tree ring temperature lines that "declined" and instead were replaced with actual thermometer readings that have been adjusted upward time after time (not to mention an ever increasing UHI effect).

Predictions: Models based on false data (see Evidence) and built with 100% confirmation bias.

Data: See above.

Yep, it's not at all like Big Pharma, not at all.....

more than 2 years ago
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Drug Company Disguised Advertising As Science

STRICQ Sounds like Climate Scientists (172 comments)

Sounds exactly like what climate scientists do in order to find a signal for man-made global warming in the vast pool of noise that is natural climate variability.

more than 2 years ago

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