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Employers Worried About Critical Thinking Skills

Zynder Re:Want Critical Thinking? Fix the Public Schools (485 comments)

Oh man. You are holding up WR Hurst, the Rockefellers, company stores & scrip, sweatshops, slavery and all of the other mess around during the 1800s as the proper way to do it? Please, tell us what bastion do you live in so we can know how to do it right!

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How To Beat Online Price Discrimination

Zynder Re:No Haggle ! (148 comments)

That haggling is the worst thing I hate about car shopping. When is a dealer going to start selling cars where I don't need to haggle?

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How To Beat Online Price Discrimination

Zynder Amazon Prime and the Fucking Bastard (148 comments)

You're right about the price being about the same but what you failed to remember is that I'll get it in 2 days. When you go with a non-Prime vendor, you might get it in 2 days, but it'll probably be 3 or 4 depending on the USPS. What I've noticed quite often is a shipping charge (even free) usually means it's coming from China so you're going to wait much longer. I've even bought an item that was Prime and had it replaced with a shipped from China version which I promptly called Amazon about and made them refund me the purchase. Even if you and timeOday believe I'm getting milked, I can still get a 24pack of toilet paper cheaper on Prime than going to Walmart, so that is one hell of a milking I'm getting, lol.

Now about bastards who fuck: The following statement is a hypothesis and only an hypothesis based on semi-solid rectal science. The author does not believe he is better than a bastard. Reader discretion is advised!
Being called a bastard is supposed to be an insult spouted off by those who think they are more righteous and better than you. One typically insults a lesser person to make themselves feel better but most importantly to remind said lesser that they are scum, will always be scum, and should wallow in their misery. So the premise is that a bastard should be unhappy. You know what makes me happy? Fucking. So you see, two bastards fucking are probably enjoying themselves and we just can't have that can we? Better to remind them that their mother's were whores and they need to get back to the self loathing as soon as possible.

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How To Beat Online Price Discrimination

Zynder Re:Nothing new (148 comments)

Only in Soviet Russia.

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How To Beat Online Price Discrimination

Zynder No biggie, ya right! (148 comments)

If that 6 cents were no biggie, then why does Aldi make you pay it? If that quarter for the buggies were no biggie then why do they make you pay it? Is it going to be a biggie when they start making you pay for a cashier instead of using a self checkout? I bet you didn't think your friendly Aldi tip was going to turn in to such a biggie huh? :)

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Employers Worried About Critical Thinking Skills

Zynder Re:Want Critical Thinking? Fix the Public Schools (485 comments)

You call him a troglodyte yet you're the one spouting off Taliban-level nonsense. I really, really am sorry our system failed you now! Your whole post needs some serious attention to syntax, but ignoring that for a moment, your post needs some help in the logic department. You said poor people in your first sentence and then used rich people arguments as support. You will clearly not see the problem here. Again, I apologize.

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Employers Worried About Critical Thinking Skills

Zynder You prove why we need education (485 comments)

When we deny children the right to an education, they grow up to spout crazy, incoherent nonsense like you are currently doing. It sounds like you're advocating anarchy and that road is literally a dead end. You just happen to think you'll be one of the elite carrying the gun when the shit goes down. I'm sorry our educational system failed you.

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Employers Worried About Critical Thinking Skills

Zynder Re:Want Critical Thinking? Fix the Public Schools (485 comments)

Someone thought your distinction was clever since you've been upmodded. I don't see the distinction you're trying to make though. Care to clarify? Use big words. I received an American education!

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Employers Worried About Critical Thinking Skills

Zynder OT:Mod points (485 comments)

OT: I haven't had mod points in many fortnights. I used to get 15 of em every 3 or 4 days but now? Not a single one. My karma is still classified as excellent so I don't guess that's the reason. Has it really been ages since you've gotten any or was it just a figure of speech?

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Employers Worried About Critical Thinking Skills

Zynder Re:What is critical thinking? (485 comments)

I could not have thought of a better way to explain this. Wish I had mod points. As an accessory example look at what critically thinking got the workers of Hostess. They saw the way the company was being ran, critically processed it, and came to the decision to stop playing their game. The company's response was to close the factory. If that doesn't clearly delineate which side of the argument regarding Cogs vs Thinkers that the CEOs are on, then I guess you can't critically think!

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Employers Worried About Critical Thinking Skills

Zynder Re:What is critical thinking? (485 comments)

Well, duh! You aren't thinking critically enough to understand his usage! :D

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Employers Worried About Critical Thinking Skills

Zynder Re:And now the opposite view. (485 comments)

I interpret the story as Pepsi or H&R Block wanting critically thinking employees. You are absolutely correct with what they desire from their customers. Problem is, they don't want critically thinking employees either. They want meatdroids that just do what they are told for the lowest price possible. Your company would sound like a total shit pile though if you actively advertised that. So they just polish those terms up with words like critically thinking, rockstar, crème of the crop, highly dynamic, whatever the buzzword of the day is. Those money making critical thinkers you refer to are needed, but in such a small amount it is negligible. One critically thinking engineer can boss a hundred engineer droids around. Why would they want a critical thinker running the production machines? Advocating a blanket educational reform to raise the level of critical thinking would cause them to have tons of wage slaves who won't do what the hell they are told and those now critically thinkers might start wanting higher wages or healthcare even! We can't have that!

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Employers Worried About Critical Thinking Skills

Zynder Re:What is critical thinking? (485 comments)

And just to confuse things a little more but still keep with the hypocrisy, they don't want parental authority undermined, which IMHO is the most manipulative (and necessary) form of behavior modification out there!

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The Classic Control Panel In Windows May Be Gone

Zynder Re:RGB FTW! (347 comments)

I find the abrupt changes a feature of LEDs and not a detriment. I also enjoy 6000K white as opposed to that ugly 2700K yellow people call warm white. YMMV.

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Michigan Latest State To Ban Direct Tesla Sales

Zynder Re:Maybe you can't (256 comments)

What a deliciously pessimistic way to describe registration! I'm gonna use that one, thanks!

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The Classic Control Panel In Windows May Be Gone

Zynder Re:RGB FTW! (347 comments)

Oh wait, you mean the coloring blending from green to yellow to red....I've had to discuss the other abruptness problem so many times now, it's almost instinct. I need more coffee!

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Computer Scientist Parachutes From 135,908 Feet, Breaking Record

Zynder Re:Record (165 comments)

128,908 + 14,337j feet....

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Computer Scientist Parachutes From 135,908 Feet, Breaking Record

Zynder Re:That's how we CS people roll (165 comments)

(go or die) or (go and die) = die

Annnnnd, joke fails due to logic error.

Was that an AND joke? It appeared to be an OR joke to me, which historically are funny....or not!

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Computer Scientist Parachutes From 135,908 Feet, Breaking Record

Zynder Re:Being a computer scientist (165 comments)

I suspect the OP deals in storage, and you and I still don't believe in those kibibits, so it didn't compute with us.

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Michigan Latest State To Ban Direct Tesla Sales

Zynder Re:Maybe you can't (256 comments)

Aww man. I made all of that fuss about hauling back a junker Toyota last month for no reason then. Thanks for the heads up.

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The Economy Flourishes Under Democratic Presidents

Zynder Zynder writes  |  about 3 months ago

Zynder (2773551) writes "2016 is shaping up to be another presidential election about the economy. Democrats are previewing their populist message heading into this fall’s midterms, while Republicans are increasingly talking about economic immobility, campaigning against an Obama economy that they say hasn’t worked for them or their constituents.

Republicans, like any politicians whose party is out of power, argue that the economy will improve under their watch. But if voters looked at history, that’d be a hard story to sell, according to a new study from the strictly non-partisan National Bureau for Economic Research.

For the past 64 years, since Harry Truman was first elected to the White House, Democrat presidents have presided over stronger economies than their GOP counterparts — by almost any measure of economic health."

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