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Signed On Apr 9, 2004, 17:38
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News Comments > Star Citizen Squadron 42 CitizenCon Trailer
20. Re: Star Citizen Squadron 42 - CitizenCon Trailer Oct 11, 2018, 12:37 Mr. Tact
 
Except for a couple of quick shots of ship flying if anything in the trailer actually looks like that, outside built in cut scenes, in a finalized SC I will gladly donate additional funds to RSI.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Squadron 42 CitizenCon Trailer
9. Re: Star Citizen Squadron 42 - CitizenCon Trailer Oct 11, 2018, 11:42 Mr. Tact
 
wtf_man wrote on Oct 11, 2018, 11:12:
Well, if the game is half as good as that trailer makes it... I'll be satisfied for my $25 original backing.
Really? I mean it was a quality trailer, they did a good job. But looking at the trailer and hoping the game would be anywhere close to what you see is like watching one of the WoW trailers and thinking WoW would be like that. It just isn't so.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Squadron 42 CitizenCon Trailer
7. Re: Star Citizen Squadron 42 - CitizenCon Trailer Oct 11, 2018, 11:35 Mr. Tact
 
Prez wrote on Oct 11, 2018, 11:11:
I love Mark Hamill but it's not really cool to ask the "now or awesome" question when we were promised something awesome 4 years ago and it isn't even close to done.
Pfft. It has already been delivered, ask their lawyers.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: R.I.P.: Rick Stein Oct 11, 2018, 11:13 Mr. Tact
 
Interesting story -- not clear if it is an obituary...  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
5. Re: Evening Metaverse Oct 11, 2018, 09:41 Mr. Tact
 
Creston wrote on Oct 11, 2018, 08:41:
So am I understanding this correctly, they're giving these people an extra $0.25? Wow, that 10 bucks a week is definitely going to help out.
It isn't precisely clear... it could mean more than that...
First, a planned increase of $1 for workers already making $15 per hour will increase to an additional $1.25 per hour for some workers, according to Bloomberg.
Bold added by me...
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
9. Re: Evening Tech Bits Oct 11, 2018, 09:35 Mr. Tact
 
Is that a criticism? Because it seems reasonable to me.  
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News Comments > Evening Patches
12. Re: Evening Patches Oct 11, 2018, 09:34 Mr. Tact
 
As many as you to buy...  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
7. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Oct 11, 2018, 08:32 Mr. Tact
 
Right to repair laws can't come soon enough. And it isn't only a phone and computer issue. It extends into many business, the next one which comes to mind is John Deere tractors...  
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
6. Re: Evening Interviews Oct 11, 2018, 08:18 Mr. Tact
 
Well, she does have a very wide smile which is somewhat reminiscent of the crazy joker smile. But I see no other similarities...  
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News Comments > Evening Patches
10. Re: Evening Patches Oct 11, 2018, 08:14 Mr. Tact
 
It really is a great example of their self-delusion.  
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News Comments > Into the Black
7. Re: Into the Black Oct 11, 2018, 08:02 Mr. Tact
 
jdreyer wrote on Oct 11, 2018, 07:31:
Limited?? It's the second most abundant element in the galaxy after hydrogen!!1
The fact helium is abundant in the universe does not preclude the fact there is a limited amount of it on this planet.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
2. Re: Into the Black Oct 10, 2018, 21:36 Mr. Tact
 
I'm less concerned about the loss of helium than all the rubber which probably killed all kinds of wild life which ate the balloons.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 10, 2018, 21:26 Mr. Tact
 
Glad to know the gyroscope problem won't be killing Hubble (yet). The initial reports were vague enough to cause some concern...  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 10, 2018, 19:33 Mr. Tact
 
Yeah, in the same way you are gambling with your life when you take a shower -- you might slip, fall, and break your neck. Unless your immune system is compromised for some reason, the "risk" of a flu shot is not a valid reason to not get one.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
7. Re: Morning Tech Bits Oct 10, 2018, 14:29 Mr. Tact
 
Gotta agree with Cutter on this one.  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
4. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Oct 10, 2018, 13:58 Mr. Tact
 
Yeah, but being a hacker requires dealing with far less bullshit than is required to become a broker at a firm where you can make as much money. Laugh  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
6. Re: Evening Tech Bits Oct 10, 2018, 11:54 Mr. Tact
 
Well, at least they identified the issue instead of just shrugging their shoulders.  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
4. Re: Morning Safety Dance Oct 10, 2018, 11:45 Mr. Tact
 
So, they had a bug reporting system which didn't allow the bug reporters to set a severity problem level? Nice. Their level of incompetence on a scale of 1-10 is an 11.  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
1. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Oct 10, 2018, 11:22 Mr. Tact
 
Too bad I'm not more of a hacker and had less morals.. skimming/scamming a couple of million in cryptocurrency could make life so much cooler..  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 10, 2018, 11:15 Mr. Tact
 
I think getting a flu shot is a reasonable and even responsible thing to do. Yeah, there is a "risk", there is a risk to each and every single thing you do. And the risk in this case is much lower than many of the things people do every day.

That said, I can beat Cutter by one, I've had the flu once in 56 years of living. I was required to get the flu shot while I was in the USAF but didn't before nor since. I probably should, especially as I get older and maybe I'll start doing so in the near future. But for now isn't worth the hassle of the insurance interaction to bother...
 
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