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EVE Online's Space Economy Currently Worth $18 Million

daitengu Re:Thrill over the idea at least (88 comments)

Any battle where supercaps explode is a thrill. death2allsupercaps

See "explode" conjures images of force violent and sudden -- when it happens in agnonizing slo-motion time dilation with high latency and framerates in the single digits the "explosion"...like the participation itself are more abstract ideas than visceral.

I shall correct myself then.

Any battle where supercaps are removed from the game is a thrill. death2allsupercaps

(Time dilation is WAAAAAAAY better than what existed (didn't exist?) previously, by the way.)

about 3 months ago
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EVE Online's Space Economy Currently Worth $18 Million

daitengu Re:Thrill over the idea at least (88 comments)

People were willing to spend that money [in the Battle of B-R5RB] to get this thrill of participating in this battle.'"

Well the thrill of the "idea" of participating. The actual battle wasn't much to look at or be a part of.

Any battle where supercaps explode is a thrill. death2allsupercaps

about 3 months ago
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Psychologists: Internet Trolls Are Narcissistic, Psychopathic, and Sadistic

daitengu In other news.. (293 comments)

Water is wet, the earth is round and the Pope is Catholic.

about 6 months ago
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Astronomers Investigating Unknown Object That Hit the Earth In 773 AD

daitengu Misleading title (84 comments)

While we're arguing about solar flares, or supernovas, we're kind of ignoring the obvious. The title states "an unknown object" "hit the earth". That, also, is ruled out right in the article.

Maybe a better title would have been "Some shit happened in 773 AD and no one really knows what it is, but here's what we have so far!"

about 7 months ago
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Senators Propose Bill Prohibiting Phone Calls On Planes

daitengu Cell Signal.. (513 comments)

Is this even feasible? with most flights you're 5-7 miles above the ground. IIRC, cell phone signals radiate mostly parallel to the ground. Can you even get a cell signal in a plane? I don't fly much, and the times I've had I never turned my cellular radio on in my phone.

about 8 months ago
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US Intelligence Wants To Radically Advance Facial Recognition Software

daitengu And in other news... (178 comments)

Water is wet and the sky is blue.

about 9 months ago
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Google Begins Blocking Third-Party Jabber Invites

daitengu Just wait... (92 comments)

Countdown to those with bad reading comprehension wondering why the story isn't about Google not accepting e-mail from non-@gmail.com accounts.

about a year and a half ago
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Paramount Claims Louis CK "Didn't Monetize"

daitengu To paraphrase a great man... (288 comments)

Ah, this is obviously some strange usage of the word "monetize" that I hadn't previously been aware of.

more than 2 years ago
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At Universal's Request, YouTube Yanks News Podcast Over Music Snippet

daitengu I doubt approval from YouTube is even necessary (287 comments)

It's quite likely that large corporations like Universal, Viacom, etc. have access to pull things down from YouTube on copyright claims without Youtube's approval.

I assume Youtube assumed these organizations would use their power responsibly. Perhaps that assumption needs to be revisited.

more than 2 years ago
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Sony Announces End For MiniDisc Walkman

daitengu Re:Sony, I am disappoint (191 comments)

I think you're forgetting Blu-Ray.

more than 3 years ago
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Geocaching Shuts Down British Town

daitengu Muggles (282 comments)

Often times caches specifically state "DO NOT SEARCH IN VIEW OF MUGGLES". "Muggles" being those unfamiliar with geocaching. This is a perfect reason why to heed those words.

no, honestly, this is dumb. the terrorists have won.

more than 3 years ago
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Hijacked Fox News Twitter Account Falsely Claims Obama Shot Dead

daitengu Re:nt (290 comments)

I thought Seal Team Six took out Obama in Pakistan?

more than 3 years ago
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Sony Breach Gets Worse: 24.6 Million Compromised Accounts At SOE

daitengu Dear Sony Infiltrator... (242 comments)

If the person who stole the SOE accounts could get in contact with me, I've been trying to reset my SOE password for 2 months now, and it hasn't worked. Could you tell me what my password is?

more than 3 years ago
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12-Year-Old Rewrites Einstein's Theory of Relativity

daitengu Re:Evolution.. (588 comments)

You've answered your own question there with the word "most".

*SOME* are.

more than 3 years ago
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12-Year-Old Rewrites Einstein's Theory of Relativity

daitengu Re:Evolution.. (588 comments)

Is it a dead branch? look at this kid. He seems quite able to function in society.  Evolution requires many, MANY 'misses' before it gets a 'hit'.  Take a look at homo sapiens for example, and all the various "missing links" before it.  those species all died out because they were dead branches. 

more than 3 years ago
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12-Year-Old Rewrites Einstein's Theory of Relativity

daitengu Evolution.. (588 comments)

I've been saying it for years.   Autism isn't a disease, it's the next step in human evolution.

more than 3 years ago
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Judge Rules Against China In 'Green Dam' Suit

daitengu A drop in the pond... (152 comments)

I wonder if we can knock $2.3b off our debt to China, then?

more than 3 years ago
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Play Pacman, Pinball, and Pong With a Paramecium

daitengu That's great, but... (88 comments)

I'll be impressed when they manage to pull it off with only one mecium.

more than 3 years ago

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