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Signed On Apr 9, 2004, 17:38
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 13, 2018, 11:13 Mr. Tact
 
RedEye9 wrote on Apr 13, 2018, 10:55:
TPB's do home improvement
Uh, translation please?
 
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News Comments > Steam Spy Ending Due to Steam Privacy Changes
43. Re: Steam Spy Ending Due to Steam Privacy Changes Apr 13, 2018, 10:01 Mr. Tact
 
Slashman wrote on Apr 12, 2018, 09:40:
Steam is by no means a perfect platform or application, but damn! The amount of vitriol and hate that spews out anytime it specifically gets a mention on Blues regarding any type of changes its making is so freaking over the top.

Some folks really need to find something to do to reduce their bitterness levels. They're just toxic.
You noticed that, eh? It is something I've never quite understood either. *shrug* I've learned to ignore it. Seeing as I've never seen anyone give a serious critique which made sense or mattered to me in any significant way.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
9. Re: Morning Metaverse Apr 12, 2018, 23:39 Mr. Tact
 
Google, leave Gmail alone, damnit. Oh, and get off my lawn!  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
17. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Apr 12, 2018, 21:42 Mr. Tact
 
Oh, the irony...  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Activision Blizzard Record Results, Layoffs Apr 12, 2018, 21:11 Mr. Tact
 
Stormsinger wrote on Apr 12, 2018, 20:53:
Weird, nought was a commonly used word in my family growing up. I assumed it was, at least, not uncommon elsewhere. It's strange how small the "region" must be to generate local dialects.
Really? How old are you and where did you grow up? Outside the US? I'm in my mid 50s and lived in several different places in my youth (military brat) and I'm reasonably certain I never heard "nought" until I was an adult.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 12, 2018, 20:02 Mr. Tact
 
Pretty sure he was commenting on the tenth digit being "ou" instead of zero. Which I agree was weird. Even odder is this could be potentially confusing since initially phone number included letters. So you would have thought they would have been careful to differentiate the two...  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 12, 2018, 10:40 Mr. Tact
 
The Bell dialing video is somewhat amusing. Always fun to see how much the world has changed. My father would have been 23 years old when they introduced dialing. I wonder what he thought about it when he first heard. This general nostalgia led me to an 2014 Atlantic article on area codes which I found interesting.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 12, 2018, 10:25 Mr. Tact
 
LOL -- I thought for sure the story about an 11 year old racing prodigy was going to be about a horse. I figured they were just being goofy in the headline...  
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
2. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Apr 11, 2018, 21:26 Mr. Tact
 
Okay, first you know this passed on bi-partisan votes, right? 97-2 in the Senate and 388 - 25 in the House. Second, you were talking about Trump in your last four sentences, right?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 11, 2018, 13:04 Mr. Tact
 
afka Rossini wrote on Apr 11, 2018, 12:59:
At least this time, when Bolton tells the President that an Arab country has WMD's, he'll have real evidence.
Sarcastic?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 11, 2018, 12:46 Mr. Tact
 
RedEye9 wrote on Apr 11, 2018, 12:31:
Just how much water can a leaky dumpster fire take on before all the rats flee,
Actually, the better question is, "How many rats can flee before new rats stop jumping in?" For example, John Bolton.. just when you thought Trump couldn't select anyone worse than Michael Flynn to be his National Security Advisor...
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 11, 2018, 10:55 Mr. Tact
 
Really? 9-1 is the best season start they have ever had? That is actually a bit shocking...  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
6. Re: Evening Metaverse Apr 11, 2018, 10:35 Mr. Tact
 
I'd have to agree making a movie or series of movies out of the original Foundation Trilogy wouldn't be an easy task. Additionally, if they held mostly true to the novels, I'm not sure there would be much of an audience. That said, it would be interesting to see what someone could come up with...  
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News Comments > Myst 25th Anniversary Collection Kickstarter
16. Re: Myst 25th Anniversary Collection Kickstarter Apr 11, 2018, 10:21 Mr. Tact
 
Rigs wrote on Apr 11, 2018, 10:10:
Shit's supposed to float?!
I think it depends on how much fat there is in it...
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
3. Re: Evening Tech Bits Apr 11, 2018, 09:59 Mr. Tact
 
Parallax Abstraction wrote on Apr 11, 2018, 09:14:
"Buy 4 in a RAID bundle, get 10,000 shares in the company!"
I'd gladly take that deal, seeing as the shares are currently around $90.
 
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News Comments > Radical Heights Launched
14. Re: Radical Heights Launched Apr 10, 2018, 22:57 Mr. Tact
 
Wow. That might be the worst trailer I have ever seen for a shooter...  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
6. Re: Morning Safety Dance Apr 10, 2018, 20:21 Mr. Tact
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
36. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 10, 2018, 17:12 Mr. Tact
 
YourNick wrote on Apr 10, 2018, 16:26:
I'm starting to think the 2 king 1 queen in 2 moves problem isn't solvable, did they playtest that one? Maybe it was thrown in at the last minute.
I found it about five minutes after posting I hadn't found it in 15 minutes. Although it was practically a organized search of possible moves not any kind of logical thinking that solved for me. Which frankly, was quite disappointing...

The three queens vs two queens is no easy task either.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: There's a Lot of Sperm on the International Space Station Right Now. Apr 10, 2018, 15:42 Mr. Tact
 
SlimRam wrote on Apr 10, 2018, 15:24:
40 hottest female astronauts
What? No bikini shots? JK. Both disappointing and totally unsurprising someone bothered to put such a list together.

Oh, and Get off my lawn!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 10, 2018, 15:36 Mr. Tact
 
There is also the fact some people like having their bedrooms on second story. It allows you to have your windows open while you sleep without the issue of having open windows at the ground level at night. Having ground level windows open overnight isn't an issue to some, but others don't feel secure doing it.  
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