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Favorite "Go!" Phrase?

electrosoccertux Re:Monopoly (561 comments)

Activate the Omega-13!!

6 hours ago
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Favorite "Go!" Phrase?

electrosoccertux Re:Two Missing Options (561 comments)

I always cover my mouth when I say it, so I look like Optimus Prime.

(fffffffffft, what a loser!)

6 hours ago
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Favorite "Go!" Phrase?

electrosoccertux Re:My second choice (561 comments)

Why don't you MAKE LIKE A TREE, and GET OUTTA HERE?!

6 hours ago
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States That Raised Minimum Wage See No Slow-Down In Job Growth

electrosoccertux Re: Local testing works? (768 comments)

that's dumb. the idea is to incentivize behavior. making them pay the normal wage if caught doesn't incentivize anything but doing what you want until you get caught.

yesterday
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Marvel's New Thor Will Be a Woman

electrosoccertux Re:Ridiculous! (588 comments)

right, because keeping with mythology traditions is pandering....

about a week ago
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With New Horizons Spacecraft a Year Away, What We Know About Pluto

electrosoccertux Re:Anyone have Cliff Notes? (128 comments)

Well if theories are correct, Pluto's moon is not actually a moon

that's no moon...

about a week ago
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Predicting a Future Free of Dollar Bills

electrosoccertux Re:Cash Needs To Go Away (750 comments)

sure lets get right on that so I can hold you personally accountable for the lives your medical devices failed to save and the engineering fault in the car that killed your brother.

There's a very good reason we have limited liability, a reason many countries haven't bothered looking at, and they hurt because of it.

about a week ago
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Predicting a Future Free of Dollar Bills

electrosoccertux Re:Cash Needs To Go Away (750 comments)

are you sure about that? Common Currency means Walmart can show up and sap all the wealth out of local economies, forcing everyone to get with the program and take on debt for college degrees for finance jobs to ride the highly-vertically-integrated financial american economy.

about a week ago
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Predicting a Future Free of Dollar Bills

electrosoccertux Re:Not in the USA (750 comments)

This is the country where those in charge are so terrified of any change they had TV commercials promoting $1 coins - and then gave up on them. They are also afraid of big changes to US notes (why not make them from plastic like Australia does?) in order to fight counterfeiting. In this, as in all other technology, the USA will be well behind the rest of the world.

You must be trolling, because we have all the great tech companies. Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and many other Fortune 500's.

Compared to, Lol, Great Britain, same companies they had 50 years ago dominate the market.
No thanks.

about a week ago
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On 4th of July:

electrosoccertux Re:Options A. through D. (340 comments)

Seriously?

Let's say I do a thing some number of times a day.

I tell you I did ten of that thing just before breakfast, and that that was 10% of the number that I did all day.

How many did I do in the entire day?

so, that would be 10, divided by 10%, so 1, right??

about two weeks ago
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My most recent energy-saving bulbs last ...

electrosoccertux Re: Dimmable LEDs (278 comments)

try to filter the noise

about two weeks ago
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My most recent energy-saving bulbs last ...

electrosoccertux Re: Dimmable LEDs (278 comments)

it's safer not to react

about two weeks ago
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Dubai's Climate-Controlled Dome City Is a Dystopia Waiting To Happen

electrosoccertux Re:modpoints (265 comments)

'latter' (as in, PBRs) not 'later'

about two weeks ago
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Dubai's Climate-Controlled Dome City Is a Dystopia Waiting To Happen

electrosoccertux Re:modpoints (265 comments)

sorry, cooled/chilled/solidified, shut off blower it melts.

about two weeks ago
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Dubai's Climate-Controlled Dome City Is a Dystopia Waiting To Happen

electrosoccertux Re:modpoints (265 comments)

you can google for them as much I'm not an expert but TWRs are one, the LFTR we had during research in the 40s was regularly shut down passively and started back up-- the "off" is a solidified salt plug that melts if the blow loses power that's keeping it cooled/chilled/melted; and Pebble Bed reactors use neutron cross section broadening to slow the reaction the hotter they get. The later ones have expensive waste reprocessing (hey, good for the economy), the LFTR and TWR can eat our existing 70k tons stored in Yucca mountain, and their waste only need be stored for 300 years, not 10,000.

France has been 95% nuclear for 20 years now or so.
Even the AP1000's are just GenII+ designs, not truly modern age because, we won't approve newer, safer reactor designs because Nuclear Is Unsafe. Green and Liberals of all people should be hardcore for nuclear. It requires excessive government regulation, costs a lot to set up (but is worth it), and would let us easily halve if not quarter our carbon emissions from Coal plants. It doesn't matter how much cap/tax we do, it's going to be a drop in the bucket compared to China. Thankfully, at least they're buiding LFTR to look into.

about two weeks ago

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