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by flash2015
Sun May 19, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Say something nice about your political opposition
Replies: 8
Views: 78

Re: Say something nice about your political opposition

I disagree with Rand on many things...but I do agree with him on his stand against government spying which was unique out of all presidential candidates in 2016 (I believe there are 0 democratic candidates for 2020 against the surveillance state). He also has strong anti-interventionist tendencies w...
by flash2015
Sun May 19, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gmail is disturbing
Replies: 10
Views: 243

Re: Gmail is disturbing

Unfortunately I can't disagree with that... :(
by flash2015
Sun May 19, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Time zones in America
Replies: 55
Views: 363

Re: Time zones in America

You know what? The most revealing part of the sick, medieval Alabama abortion law is that the personhood of the sacred little embryo DOES NOT APPLY to embryos in fertility clinics. There are several fertility clinics in the state of Alabama, each of which is full of embryos, created deliberately, y...
by flash2015
Sun May 19, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gmail is disturbing
Replies: 10
Views: 243

Re: Gmail is disturbing

Things are free on the internet because you are paying in other ways. I do agree there should be "data mining and advertising free" models but I suspect the price would be such, noone would take it. Who would pay $50 a month for email or Facebook or $.50 per search? Not when I can pay with informat...
by flash2015
Sun May 19, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Time zones in America
Replies: 55
Views: 363

Re: Time zones in America

Strictly speaking yes, every fetus is a child, and we have clearly recognized that a fetus has a legally protected right to life even when we wouldn't otherwise treat a fetus like a child already born. If a woman miscarries in her seventh month of pregnancy, we obviously don't give the fetus a fune...
by flash2015
Sat May 18, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Jess Philips And Carl Benjamin
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Jess Philips And Carl Benjamin

I don't know if I am choosing a topic too close to the civility edge but let's see how this goes... I found out about the Jess Philips and Carl Benjamin (Sargon) rape joke saga a few days ago. Carl defends it and has doubled-down at least a couple of times claiming that we don't understand the conte...
by flash2015
Sat May 18, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: European Election Night(s)!
Replies: 37
Views: 259

Re: European Election Night(s)!

Have you bought a Toyota recently? They're not great. I don't share your optimism for Asia. Japan is as stagnant as any Western country, China is adopting the trappings of Western lifestyle and ignoring the core values of freedom and democracy. India is edging ever closer to a dark place. Only a fe...
by flash2015
Sat May 18, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: European Election Night(s)!
Replies: 37
Views: 259

Re: European Election Night(s)!

To be fair though, neither Boeing or Airbus is likely to go bankrupt no matter what the competition from Asia...as the US/EU will subsidize these companies up the wazoo as they both already do.
by flash2015
Sat May 18, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gmail is disturbing
Replies: 10
Views: 243

Re: Gmail is disturbing

The fee they charge for providing a service. It is BS. Nothing is free... But even if you do pay for a product now, it doesn't mean you are free from the data mining. A central path to profit now for any TV manufacturer is "post purchase monetization" - i.e. spying on what you watch, if it has a mi...
by flash2015
Sat May 18, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Time zones in America
Replies: 55
Views: 363

Re: Time zones in America

It's a parasite living off the host. Would you defend a tapeworm's right to exist? Would you let the government decide it could harvest your organs to save other people's lives? How much would you let the government decide to do with your body without your consent. After all it would be against the...
by flash2015
Fri May 17, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Time zones in America
Replies: 55
Views: 363

Re: Time zones in America

USA is huge I'm not surprised by so many timezones, however it's 150 years above Europe when it comes to buildings and architecture, USA is definitely more modern The entire preservation of old, rusty gray buildings from medieval and other past eras offers a depressing ancient look to many European...
by flash2015
Fri May 17, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Time zones in America
Replies: 55
Views: 363

Re: Time zones in America

To someone from a small country like the UK the fact that the USA is so large it spans several time zones is interesting, but it can also be a little confusing. So for my Western European friends I made this handy guide: Hawaii: GMT -10 hrs Alaska: GMT -8 hrs California: GMT -7 hrs Chicago: GMT -5 ...
by flash2015
Thu May 16, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Time zones in America
Replies: 55
Views: 363

Re: Time zones in America

I'm not sure I understand. Has the abortion law changed in Georgia and Alabama, as is being reported across the world? Or.... not, as NWFS asserts? Yes, but these laws will be immediately blocked by the courts. The goal, of course, is to reverse Roe vs. Wade. The Republicans are hoping that one of ...
by flash2015
Thu May 16, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Turning 50
Replies: 31
Views: 446

Re: Turning 50

Is starting to go grey at 30 young? My first grey hairs came in my late 20s, but the change has been slow and it looks like I'll be peppered for some time. Are you becoming a chrome dome too? If not, I wouldn't worry. A little bit of grey makes us looks wise. Whether we are wise is of course a diff...
by flash2015
Thu May 16, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Turning 10 (WebDip Years)
Replies: 9
Views: 211

Re: Turning 10 (WebDip Years)

Looking through the forums, I am not seeing many of the names still around. I didn't realize that Jamiet was such an old timer though...

But of course thanks to jmo for all his hard work!
by flash2015
Tue May 14, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Chaos with Public Messaging!
Replies: 34
Views: 463

Re: Chaos with Public Messaging!

Squigs44 wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 10:08 pm
Percy Williams wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 3:50 am
FlaviusAetius wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 3:16 am
Can we get the public chat longer <3 its too short, and makes it that much harder to read back on important messages!
There's at least a 34 +1 bounty to whoever fixes it.
Working on this now.
Unfair! Now I am never going to catch Squiggs... :razz:
by flash2015
Tue May 14, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mafia 46 - Ace Attorney - Signup Thread
Replies: 112
Views: 1232

Re: Mafia 46 - Ace Attorney - Signup Thread

@Chippie, which is more important to you - playing the game...or your pride? Everyone makes mistakes, me more than most (so many skeletons...). And I know in mafia things can get a bit heated, sometimes as a game tactic and sometimes just because people take things way, way too seriously...and I agr...
by flash2015
Tue May 14, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Shapiro Meltdown
Replies: 17
Views: 254

Re: The Shapiro Meltdown

Let us get one thing out of the way. I think you are confusing me with someone else. I did not suggest Shapiro was an Israeli Supremacist. I was just responding to your assertion that he never said that all Arabs should be deported from Israel when he clearly did. If this was an isolated case, I wou...
by flash2015
Mon May 13, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Shapiro Meltdown
Replies: 17
Views: 254

Re: The Shapiro Meltdown

And as others have pointed out, he has appalling views on Israel and Palestine (he is unironically an Israeli supremacist who has advocated for the "transfer"--read, forced deportation--of all Palestinians into Jordan and Egypt), which are inexplicably brushed over by pundits on both sides of the a...
by flash2015
Mon May 13, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Paying Respects to Old Chaos Colours
Replies: 13
Views: 224

Re: Paying Respects to Old Chaos Colours

FF

The colours changed?? :P