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Figuring Out Where To Live Using Math

hoboroadie A.C. Troll savors fecal flavor (213 comments)

I, also, am priced out of neighborhood. Not a race issue.
You, OTOH, serve to demonstrate the risks inherent to inbreeding.

2 days ago
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Figuring Out Where To Live Using Math

hoboroadie Red Rock Hill (213 comments)

My personal criteria for home location is pretty much Climate, and Volcanic Activity. YMMV.
OTOH, in the part of San Francisco I'm in right now, my elderly neighbors are safe on the streets 24/7, I guess the shmoogs don't want to hike up the hill or something. One evening I noticed a neighbor had left the car windows open with four sacks of groceries in the back seat, all still there at 0800 the next morning. Looked like two hundred dollars' worth, at least.
We are under-supplied with dirtbags here, that's all. The phenomenal prices help.

5 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Recliner For a Software Developer?

hoboroadie ORLY? (154 comments)

I find ergonomic chairs to be the very most important issue in the entire panoply of tech issues.
YMMV, but A.C.s suck, with their ill-considered comments, don't they?

about a week ago
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Swedish Dad Takes Gamer Kids To Warzone

hoboroadie Re: Gettin All Up In Yo Biznis (417 comments)

That's been my method. Nobody listens any more.
I did save a lot of grief by teaching my kid to watch his own ass.

about a week ago
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Synolocker 0-Day Ransomware Puts NAS Files At Risk

hoboroadie RTFS (150 comments)

Amazing! Somebody is paying attention.

about three weeks ago
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Earth In the Midst of Sixth Mass Extinction: the 'Anthropocene Defaunation'

hoboroadie Astroturfing (342 comments)

Wow; This is an amazing thread. Does it pay very well?
I can blow smoke rings outta my ass as well as any of you.

about a month ago
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The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist

hoboroadie Re:Reasonable Suspicion (242 comments)

I strongly suspect this Eric Holder fellow is a sniveling weenie.
He's prominently featured on a very long list of useless, fucked-up people.

about a month ago
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Favorite "Go!" Phrase?

hoboroadie Re:Adam West (701 comments)

Actually, IIRC the electric generator from a B-52 surplus bits pile would work very well to power a 60s armored car. (It was a teenchy little turbine spinning an alternator.)
The atomic batteries are good for powering up the frickin' lasers and such.

about a month ago
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Australia Repeals Carbon Tax

hoboroadie Re:Earth abides... (291 comments)

Existing and living are not the same thing.

about a month ago
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FBI Concerned About Criminals Using Driverless Cars

hoboroadie Re:Automation is killing jobs faster than ever (435 comments)

Stopping behind the limit line as the regulation demands is one of those random, unexpected things that upsets others and causes accidents here. The full stop is apparently the most dangerous and anti-social move of all. I am a menace.

about a month ago
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Neanderthals Ate Their Veggies

hoboroadie Ad hominem. (151 comments)

I have been calling certain sorts "Coprophage" for years. Not one has yet understood the term.
I was not popular in school

about 2 months ago
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Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Bounty To Defeat Extradition

hoboroadie Re:Al-Gebra (253 comments)

1 + X = 2
ftfy.
Mathematics does prove it, BTW.

about 2 months ago
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In the year since Snowden's revelations ...

hoboroadie Re:secured by criminals (248 comments)

I've had enough personal experience dealing with my Fearless Leaders to know it very well. Follow the money, fill in the blanks.

about 3 months ago
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Amazon Confirms Hachette Spat Is To "Get a Better Deal"

hoboroadie Books are special. (211 comments)

because you have values other than just capitalism.

Some of us don't assign much value to Capitalism. YMMV.

about 3 months ago

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Global biological experiment generates exciting new results

hoboroadie hoboroadie writes  |  about 10 months ago

hoboroadie (1726896) writes "Scientific American Magazine says antibiotic-resistance genes have moved from the incubators of our hospitals & factory farms and are spreading through diverse species in the wild. Resistance genes have been detected in crows, gulls, houseflies, moths, foxes, frogs, sharks and whales, as well as in sand and coastal water samples from California and Washington. This stuff is getting more and more like a Hollywood script everyday, n'est ce pas?"

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