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Signed On Apr 9, 2004, 17:38
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 5, 2016, 21:27 Mr. Tact
 
Whether he is trolling or just an idiot the amazing thing is there are people who believe that. But then that's far from the craziest thing some people believe...  
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22. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 4, 2016, 22:06 Mr. Tact
 
Glad you see it my way now.  
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20. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 4, 2016, 12:31 Mr. Tact
 
I don't know, TFA still has over $700m to go and isn't doing as well as Avatar at the same point. Don't think it's going to catch it...

Date Daily $ Day #

TFA:

2/22/2016 $296,878 67
2/23/2016 $365,327 68
2/24/2016 $316,654 69
2/25/2016 $309,435 70
2/26/2016 $671,519 71
2/27/2016 $1,445,740 72
2/28/2016 $869,180 73
2/29/2016 $237,419 74
3/01/2016 $282,460 75
3/02/2016 $237,754 76

Avatar:

2/22/2010 $1,275,037 67
2/23/2010 $1,262,678 68
2/24/2010 $1,202,184 69
2/25/2010 $1,202,884 70
2/26/2010 $3,076,750 71
2/27/2010 $6,639,830 72
2/28/2010 $3,938,694 73
3/01/2010 $1,258,677 74
3/02/2010 $1,485,577 75
3/03/2010 $1,538,442 76
 
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2. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 3, 2016, 10:58 Mr. Tact
 
Tree rats! Kill them all!  
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38. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 1, 2016, 23:47 Mr. Tact
 
Ahh, thank you John Oliver.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Donald Trump (HBO)
 
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17. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 1, 2016, 19:09 Mr. Tact
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 1, 2016, 18:48:
I'll never understand why any of you Yanks choose to live in the north when you have the option live in hot sunny weather year round. It's physically painful for me that you have that option and choose not to exercise it.
No thanks. I like having seasons. And personally, I never like it when it is "hot", warm I can deal with but I dislike hot.
 
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15. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 29, 2016, 19:20 Mr. Tact
 
lol -- cue BobBob...  
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9. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 29, 2016, 16:31 Mr. Tact
 
Good point, the lower pressure probably is a contributing factor, although I don't recall them ever saying that.  
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35. Re: @midnight trump insults Feb 29, 2016, 15:59 Mr. Tact
 
descender wrote on Feb 29, 2016, 14:58:
One thing is for sure, they will probably never win another major election until their messaging changes completely. They've done absolutely nothing to address the main reasons why their brand is falling out of favor with the majority of voters today.
I'd like to think you are right. But based on the 2014 mid terms, and historical Presidential elections I am far from being certain you are. The GOP has some momentum simply because the Ds have held the Presidency for the last two terms. I certainly don't see them losing control of the House anytime soon.
 
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5. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 29, 2016, 13:32 Mr. Tact
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 29, 2016, 12:25:
I hate Leap Years. Why would you put an extra day in the worst month of the year? Why not in a good month like July or October? It's all arbitrary anyway.
Really? Hate seem overly strong for an extra day in February. And technically it would make no difference if the extra day was added in July instead. It's not like it would make spring start any sooner...


 
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4. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 29, 2016, 13:24 Mr. Tact
 
nin wrote on Feb 29, 2016, 09:57:
McGovern's death was believed to be caused by a blood clot resulting from a transatlantic flight.

OK, that's plenty scary. Always get up and move around on those long flights!

You hear about these things every now and then, and each time I wonder if I was ever close to killing myself with long gaming sessions. There have been several times I've been so enthralled with a game I sat still playing it easily as long as an international flight...
 
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33. Re: @midnight trump insults Feb 29, 2016, 13:19 Mr. Tact
 
Creston wrote on Feb 29, 2016, 10:12:
I will vote for any presidential candidate who promises to fire 99% of Congress.
Many of our Presidents probably would have done that, if they could have -- neither can anyone who gets elected in 2016.

Our government is so dysfunctional now I'm not sure how we fix it. But somehow electing Trump doesn't seem like a step in the right direction...
 
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4. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Feb 27, 2016, 11:53 Mr. Tact
 
Just think of all the time and money wasted on these efforts... this is why the world is a mess. People being unreasonable...  
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5. Re: Your Letters Helped Challenger Shuttle Engineer Shed 30 Years Of Guilt. Feb 26, 2016, 21:50 Mr. Tact
 
Heard the NPR story on this. It was good he got some relief from the letters -- especially the ones from NASA and Thiokol.

It is depressing though to know someone was telling the powers that were making the decisions EXACTLY why they shouldn't launch, and yet they did any way. As was reported in the story, definitely something to be taught in our engineering schools.
 
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11. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 24, 2016, 10:30 Mr. Tact
 
I don't get it? Are you people not using artificial lighting where you have your computer or something? It doesn't matter if it is 2 am or 2 pm and sunny -- the amount of light in the room with my computer is unchanged.  
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3. Re: Drinking more coffee may undo liver damage from booze. Feb 21, 2016, 15:56 Mr. Tact
 
Well, duh! That's why you drink coffee to get over a drunk.  
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12. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 21, 2016, 15:49 Mr. Tact
 
I think I'd rather just beat the people responsible for the decisions on this matter about the head and shoulders repeatedly with a heavy blunt object.  
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9. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 21, 2016, 11:51 Mr. Tact
 
rudra wrote on Feb 21, 2016, 11:03:
sorta mind-boggling why anyone would go with cable instead of fiber at this point... btw drop your aol account too
Love to -- would you please tell the powers that be to install it? Thanks.
 
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7. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 21, 2016, 10:38 Mr. Tact
 
Paranoid Jack wrote on Feb 20, 2016, 22:09:
What company is doing that? In this area At&t will take years if they ever put it in and Comcast is trying to get their network up to speed. Last time I talked to one of their guys they still had no idea when they would be able to provide gigabit speeds. Not to mention their price point and 1k install fee is a bit much. I'd be surprised if anyone offers gigabit in this area in the next two years. Not that most of us need anything that fast.

A page about the effort: http://uc2b.net/about/expansion/

This is the section map: http://maps.itv-3.com/champaign-urbana/

Yellow areas were federally funded and were considered "under served" and poorer neighborhoods. Green areas have reached the 50% commitment levels. The numbers are how many more commitments are needed for those areas.

If you zoom in on the three green sections adjacent to each other on the bottom left. My house is on the east side of S Vine St., the west side is getting service installed currently.

 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
15. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Feb 20, 2016, 20:39 Mr. Tact
 
The iPhone thing is a lose/lose situation. Nobody wins, no matter what happens.  
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