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Lunar Mission One Proposes To Take Core Sample, Plant Time Capsule On the Moon

Xinef Jyinaer Re:Robots can't drill (69 comments)

If you're going to drill any decent depth you'll have to put together a manned mission with a bunch of roughneck drilling rig workers. They're the only ones that can operate drilling equipment. It can't possibly be taught to other astronauts, and most certainly not some dumb robot.

Never mind the facts... where Apollo astronauts operated drills during the lunar landing. Or where, on a daily basis, pretty much ordinary joe sixpacks drill (water) wells to much deeper depths. Or that we have drills in rock quarries and mines that drill holes to considerable depths with minimal human intervention. Etc... etc... Thus there is no a priori reason to assume that it can't be taught to a "dumb robot", especially one that can so easily be backed up by teleoperation from Earth.

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSH

about a week ago
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Blizzard To Sell Level 90 WoW Characters For $60

Xinef Jyinaer Re:Value (253 comments)

I personally put over 1000 hours into GW2 and have most classes at level 80(ranger and engi didn't make it quite) 1. I miss the GW1 customization. Also healing... I loved healing. I have to agree with Remus tha tit felt like it was a bait and switch partly because they made it seem like you could actively protect your teammates a lot more than you could. No collision detection between npcs or players really hurts a game in my mind. 2. Ascended gear. This takes WAAAAAAAY too long to grind for my liking. The stat increase isn't really even worth the grind. Especially when you need to do it for 5 level 80 characters that were there before they even released this surprise tier. 3. Healers, you can have healers without the holy trinity you just don't use traditional threat mechanics

about 9 months ago
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Navy Won't Investigate Nuclear Pollution At San Francisco's Treasure Island

Xinef Jyinaer Re:heh heh offtopic, nice shillmod you traitor (121 comments)

My kingdom for mod-points today.... Not sure how it ever got modded offtopic, thanks for sharing however.

about 9 months ago
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Iconic Predator-Prey Study In Peril

Xinef Jyinaer Re:Proofreading is in peril (84 comments)

Apparently they didn't even have time to read it once.

about 9 months ago
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U.S. Government: Sorry, We're Closed

Xinef Jyinaer Re:Priorities (1532 comments)

I think we've all thought this, you're just not supposed to say it.

about a year ago
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U.S. Government: Sorry, We're Closed

Xinef Jyinaer Re:Fucking idiots (1532 comments)

What you too quickly forget is that War is Peace.

about a year ago
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GTA V Proves a Lot of Parents Still Don't Know or Care About ESRB Ratings

Xinef Jyinaer Re:They don't care. (621 comments)

I suppose I should point out that when I say my son is a long way off, I mean his first birthday is next month.

about a year ago
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GTA V Proves a Lot of Parents Still Don't Know or Care About ESRB Ratings

Xinef Jyinaer Re:They don't care. (621 comments)

You might want to re-read my post. That is the exact opposite of what I said.

about a year ago
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GTA V Proves a Lot of Parents Still Don't Know or Care About ESRB Ratings

Xinef Jyinaer Re:So? (621 comments)

This 1000 times. I remember when I was 5 or 6 years old my parents watching The Exorcist. Now, I never really had any introduction to religion, ever in my life aside from hearing people talk about it. That movie scared the shit out of me, to the point where I sent myself to bed to not watch it. That wasn't nearly enough though since my bedroom was in close proximity to the living room and my parents had the volume loud enough to hear pretty much everything. Needless to say I couldn't sleep for multiple weeks. I think everyone has an age where they can start handling certain things. It's not the same for everyone, but from my own experience I would say that even children would know that they are not comfortable watching something and try to remove themselves from the situation, of course when I told my parents it bothered me back then they just laughed at me.

about a year ago
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GTA V Proves a Lot of Parents Still Don't Know or Care About ESRB Ratings

Xinef Jyinaer They don't care. (621 comments)

I honestly don't think most parents care. I'm young enough to remember playing GTA 3 with my parents when it was released ( I was 13 years old). As a parent now I realize my son is a long way off from playing games as laden with violence and explosions as GTA 3. However; I'm not going to refuse to let him play a M game when he is 11-17 years old.

about a year ago
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Star Swallows Companion, Burps Out Planet-Forming Cloud

Xinef Jyinaer Re:I think I've seen this before... (98 comments)

That's no mo- Oh to hell with it, I'll just get modded down anyway.

more than 6 years ago

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