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Forum: General Discussion 30-03-2015, 21:02
Replies: 55
Views: 4,414
Posted By Anachrony
Did you? Or did you just do a quick Google and...

Did you? Or did you just do a quick Google and post the first link without taking the time to notice how poorly it lines up with what you've been saying?

They mentioned twice how they background...
Forum: General Discussion 30-03-2015, 20:29
Replies: 55
Views: 4,414
Posted By Anachrony
Your point? This substantiates none of your...

Your point? This substantiates none of your claims. Background checks don't catch first time offenders, unless administered by a psychic. These perverts were caught in an online sting, not doing...
Forum: General Discussion 30-03-2015, 19:23
Replies: 55
Views: 4,414
Posted By Anachrony
Obviously, yes, I commute 5 hours round trip...

Obviously, yes, I commute 5 hours round trip daily from my profile location to Disneyland. What other possible reason could I have for objecting to unsubstantiated libelous statements? Whatever...
Forum: General Discussion 30-03-2015, 18:55
Replies: 55
Views: 4,414
Posted By Anachrony
This is simply false. They do very strict...

This is simply false. They do very strict criminal background checks. I don't know if there is any grain of truth to any of your other statements, but if it's predicated on this, you should really...
Forum: General Discussion 28-03-2015, 07:47
Replies: 71
Views: 2,640
Posted By Anachrony
Once a week. I do laundry each weekend, and...

Once a week. I do laundry each weekend, and always wash the bedding as part of that. It was less frequent than that before I had a home with laundry facilities and had to drive to do it.
Forum: General Discussion 27-03-2015, 18:22
Replies: 29
Views: 827
Posted By Anachrony
You can't wash your mattress, but you can get a...

You can't wash your mattress, but you can get a hypo-allergenic mattress cover that is bed bug proof, dust mite proof, and water resistant. And you can wash those, and replace them much more easily...
Forum: General Discussion 27-03-2015, 01:05
Replies: 155
Views: 4,246
Posted By Anachrony
That's just to run it. But to even get an...

That's just to run it. But to even get an opportunity to run it, first you need to finance it. That means saving up hundreds of thousands of pounds to invest in even a quite small business, which...
Forum: General Discussion 26-03-2015, 20:25
Replies: 155
Views: 4,246
Posted By Anachrony
Because clearly that's how it works. In the real...

Because clearly that's how it works.

In the real world, jobs that require science and math skills include some of the lowest stress jobs that still pay well enough to not be stressed about...
Forum: General Discussion 26-03-2015, 17:50
Replies: 155
Views: 4,246
Posted By Anachrony
That's great that you were able to go to a...

That's great that you were able to go to a special school where you could the one on one attention that you need and may hopefully go on someday to live semi-independently as an adult.
Forum: General Discussion 26-03-2015, 06:40
Replies: 155
Views: 4,246
Posted By Anachrony
STEM majors work in offices too. White collar...

STEM majors work in offices too. White collar work isn't all chatting on the phone and sending email. I use complex math nearly every day in my office, and the abstract reasoning and problem...
Forum: General Discussion 26-03-2015, 02:46
Replies: 155
Views: 4,246
Posted By Anachrony
You agreed with the algebra bit then? That's an...

You agreed with the algebra bit then? That's an incredibly practical thing, and university is too late to start learning, since it's a basic foundation for many years of subsequent material.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 23-03-2015, 20:03
Replies: 59
Views: 1,953
Posted By Anachrony
It is a mistake to assume that one person is...

It is a mistake to assume that one person is "better" than another due to one solitary characteristic, if only because people are made up of thousands of different characteristics. You might be...
Forum: General Discussion 23-03-2015, 19:57
Replies: 61
Views: 1,740
Posted By Anachrony
Grunge.

Grunge.
Forum: General Discussion 23-03-2015, 17:50
Replies: 59
Views: 1,953
Posted By Anachrony
So you're saying that you're better than people...

So you're saying that you're better than people who think they're better than people?
Forum: General Discussion 23-03-2015, 15:37
Replies: 146
Views: 3,844
Posted By Anachrony
The answer you gave doesn't work for several...

The answer you gave doesn't work for several reasons, sorry. It's more complicated than you're making it.

You're saying the ladder is symmetric at a 45 degree angle. But if you put the ladder that...
Forum: General Discussion 23-03-2015, 06:02
Replies: 146
Views: 3,844
Posted By Anachrony
Yeah, I too tried this problem and ended up with...

Yeah, I too tried this problem and ended up with an insane 4th power polynomial that I wasn't positive how to solve. At least I wasn't totally off base. Coming up with a single equation that should...
Forum: General Discussion 23-03-2015, 01:47
Replies: 146
Views: 3,844
Posted By Anachrony
And imagine how the economy would be if we didn't...

And imagine how the economy would be if we didn't teach our children the foundation for those skills? One person may be able to get by in life without any education, but on some level the economy...
Forum: General Discussion 22-03-2015, 03:52
Replies: 146
Views: 3,844
Posted By Anachrony
US education is handled by a patchwork of local...

US education is handled by a patchwork of local governments, with curriculum mostly set at the level of the individual states. You might have one of the best schools in the state only a few miles...
Forum: General Discussion 21-03-2015, 20:36
Replies: 146
Views: 3,844
Posted By Anachrony
It's not university level math here. Nobody here...

It's not university level math here. Nobody here is proud of being able to do these problems, at all, because they're over the age of 10. It's shocking that you think being able to do any of these...
Forum: General Discussion 21-03-2015, 17:11
Replies: 146
Views: 3,844
Posted By Anachrony
And we should also scrap mean. In the list of 1,...

And we should also scrap mean.

In the list of 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, and 10 trillion, the average is 833333333334.25. What good is that information?

All statistical measures have...
Forum: General Discussion 21-03-2015, 00:44
Replies: 146
Views: 3,844
Posted By Anachrony
Who does basic math in real life? Lots of...

Who does basic math in real life? Lots of people. All the time.

I don't know about plasterers in particular, but craftsmen in most of the construction related trades need basic arithmetic and even...
Forum: General Discussion 17-03-2015, 20:55
Replies: 63
Views: 2,597
Posted By Anachrony
Software engineering for sure. You can be off...

Software engineering for sure. You can be off alone doing your own thing most of the time and get paid very well for it. Plenty of opportunities available if you have the raw talent.



It's not...
Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2015, 01:04
Replies: 90
Views: 4,599
Posted By Anachrony
If they're fat it's likely because they don't...

If they're fat it's likely because they don't exercise, or they don't actually eat as few calories as they think they do. Or both.
Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2015, 00:58
Replies: 90
Views: 4,599
Posted By Anachrony
I'm a bit lazy to faithfully measure everything,...

I'm a bit lazy to faithfully measure everything, but I have a personal chef prepare a full day of healthy food for me 4-5 days a week, and it's all measured out to be a total of around 2250 calories...
Forum: General Discussion 13-03-2015, 21:36
Replies: 90
Views: 4,599
Posted By Anachrony
If you choose to remain ignorant rather than...

If you choose to remain ignorant rather than formally measuring it, then you really have no idea how many calories you're actually eating.



And I'm sure when you cook for yourself every other day...
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