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Forum: General Discussion 24-04-2015, 20:53
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By Anachrony
Micro-transactions are what that business model...

Micro-transactions are what that business model is based on. But not all micro-transactions are used that way. The business model you're describing is "freemium". Many modern games that are not...
Forum: General Discussion 24-04-2015, 19:12
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By Anachrony
I don't like pay to win games, I'd rather just...

I don't like pay to win games, I'd rather just pay a reasonable amount up front to buy a fun game rather than a freemium business model. But on mobile apps freemium is hard to avoid these days. I...
Forum: Broadband Internet 18-04-2015, 04:33
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Anachrony
Yes, there are a lot of options for media...

Yes, there are a lot of options for media streaming devices these days. Chromecast is a good one. It's tiny, unobtrusive, and cheap. Most streaming devices can do a lot of other things besides...
Forum: General Discussion 18-04-2015, 03:24
Replies: 26
Views: 787
Posted By Anachrony
There are advantages and disadvantages to each. ...

There are advantages and disadvantages to each. If I could get paid the same for going to university as doing my job, I'd probably stay in school forever. But not only doesn't it pay, it's very...
Forum: General Discussion 15-04-2015, 00:21
Replies: 77
Views: 3,447
Posted By Anachrony
They both know the premise of the problem. B...

They both know the premise of the problem. B knows that A has been told the month, and A knows that B has been told the day. Otherwise they wouldn't be able to make any of these deductions.



I...
Forum: Politics 14-04-2015, 23:37
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By Anachrony
If you wanted third parties to become viable, you...

If you wanted third parties to become viable, you would need to change how elections work. Gives seats in congress proportionally. Choose the president by instant runoff style election. Something....
Forum: General Discussion 14-04-2015, 23:31
Replies: 77
Views: 3,447
Posted By Anachrony
Yep, July 16th. Seems a pretty basic logic...

Yep, July 16th. Seems a pretty basic logic problem to me. It only took a couple minutes to arrive at the answer, but several more minutes checking to make sure I wasn't missing any tricks that...
Forum: Politics 14-04-2015, 23:30
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By Anachrony
The reason we only have two successful parties at...

The reason we only have two successful parties at one time is down to game theory. Any other configuration is unstable under the rules we've established for our elections. Occasionally through...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2015, 01:11
Replies: 19
Views: 1,117
Posted By Anachrony
If you read it, it says it has to be plucked in a...

If you read it, it says it has to be plucked in a certain pattern to result in additional hair growth. Plucking all the hair from a certain patch does not result in extra hair.
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2015, 19:22
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
Last time he was arrested, on minor charges, the...

Last time he was arrested, on minor charges, the cop would have been 9 years old.
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2015, 00:58
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
There's two very different numbers of corrupt...

There's two very different numbers of corrupt cops. There are the ones who will do stuff like shoot unarmed suspects, take bribes from criminals, and other forms of overt corruption. And then there...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 21:44
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
Most murder victims are not killed by instruments...

Most murder victims are not killed by instruments of the justice system. The police officer is a government employee meant to uphold justice, but he decided on a summary, extra-judicial execution of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 21:08
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
Every cop gets acquitted of murder. Strange...

Every cop gets acquitted of murder. Strange coincidence.
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 21:02
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
Are you so naive as to believe that this would...

Are you so naive as to believe that this would ever have been presented to a jury if there weren't a "trial by media" forcing their hands? The story put out by police was very different in the two...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 20:55
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
A decision based solely on the evidence gathered...

A decision based solely on the evidence gathered by his friends in the police and presented to the jury by his friend in the district attorney's office. We've seen the same scenario play out...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 20:49
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
Then why didn't his victim get one, and why don't...

Then why didn't his victim get one, and why don't you care?
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 20:48
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
He will get that, and then, if they fail to hold...

He will get that, and then, if they fail to hold him accountable for what we've all seen him do, there will be rioting and mass resignations of their public officials. As there should be.
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 20:46
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
But it wouldn't be a messed up world if cops went...

But it wouldn't be a messed up world if cops went around shooting whomever they like with impunity? You only care about one side of this equation.

Slager gets the trial that his victim never got. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 20:44
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
Is this cop shooting people on a whim what you...

Is this cop shooting people on a whim what you want? Which is the greater tragedy? A murderer has people talk mean about him, or an innocent man dead?
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 20:42
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
That's about what should happen during the trial....

That's about what should happen during the trial. He gets a jury to go through the motions, but there isn't really much for them to talk about, is there? The cop decided he was judge, jury, and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 20:25
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
The guy he murdered on video never got a trial. ...

The guy he murdered on video never got a trial. We saw him do it. If he gets off it's only because of the sort of perversion of justice that normally happens when a cop commits murder.
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 19:18
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
There is a long history of police killings being...

There is a long history of police killings being swept under the rug and covered up. They'll say to remain calm and give them months and months to investigate before deciding whether to do anything...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 07:34
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
It's not a carte blanche to shoot any fleeing...

It's not a carte blanche to shoot any fleeing felon. They still need "probable cause to believe that the suspect poses a significant threat of death or serious bodily harm to the officer or others."...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 05:21
Replies: 92
Views: 3,735
Posted By Anachrony
Not that poor. Advancing through the material...

Not that poor. Advancing through the material can easily run hundreds of thousands of dollars. And if you have more to spend, they'll shake you down for additional donations and "services".

You'd...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 04:27
Replies: 613
Views: 16,493
Posted By Anachrony
If I were to say the "sky is green", it wouldn't...

If I were to say the "sky is green", it wouldn't be a matter for the moderators to intervene. It's not that I can't say it, it's that it's nonsense. Much like your arguments. Nobody is saying that...
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