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You are totally correct. My (huge) mistake. ... 132,234 Views / 427 Replies  
You are totally correct. My (huge) mistake.

It does seem really frowned upon, though. I think at least my claim that it’s counter to US doctrine is accurate.
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Okay. I think I’m zeroing in on the... 132,234 Views / 427 Replies  
Okay. I think I’m zeroing in on the misunderstanding. We’re coming at this from different angles.

I agree with everything you say when it comes to police doctrine.

On the specific issue of...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 09:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Neither do I, which is why I said there’s... 132,234 Views / 427 Replies  
Neither do I, which is why I said there’s miscommunication going on.

Let’s momentarily just focus on the question part. Should the police be allowed to shoot to disable disarm?

I think you’re...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 07:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think the discussion may have gotten tangled.... 132,234 Views / 427 Replies  
I think the discussion may have gotten tangled. Let me rewind this.

Should the police be allowed to shoot to disable or disarm, or should they only be allowed to shoot to kill?

I posit the more...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 06:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe I’m misunderstanding, but lowering the... 132,234 Views / 427 Replies  
Maybe I’m misunderstanding, but lowering the standard for when it’s okay to shoot is contrary to focusing on deescalation, no?
Posted by subego, on Apr 21, 2021 at 10:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Off-the-cuff replies: The question of to... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
Off-the-cuff replies:

The question of to what extent a person is canceled is legitimate (e.g., Kavanaugh, Rowling). However, we have a specific case before us. Stallman. I posit him getting thrown...
Posted by subego, on Apr 21, 2021 at 09:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, there’s the standard a firearm shouldn’t be... 132,234 Views / 427 Replies  
Well, there’s the standard a firearm shouldn’t be used unless lethal force is called for, and whether it can be used non-lethally.

Which of these is being addressed? Both?
Posted by subego, on Apr 21, 2021 at 08:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think it was Bernie who said that. 132,234 Views / 427 Replies  
I think it was Bernie who said that.
Posted by subego, on Apr 21, 2021 at 07:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/bCCl5CB.jpg Article... 220,608 Views / 598 Replies  
https://imgur.com/bCCl5CB.jpg

Article (https://mobil.mopo.de/im-norden/schleswig-holstein/schrecklicher-unfall-zug-faehrt-auf-sieben-waggons-auf---ein-schwerverletzter-38309668?originalReferrer=),...
Posted by subego, on Apr 21, 2021 at 07:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The argument against this is if disabling someone... 132,234 Views / 427 Replies  
The argument against this is if disabling someone is an acceptable option then the incident hasn’t met the requirements for use of lethal force in the first place.
Posted by subego, on Apr 21, 2021 at 07:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Once, I was chatting with Siri over my POS... 536,323 Views / 1,342 Replies  
Once, I was chatting with Siri over my POS hands-free at 3AM.

I forgot what I said, but Siri somehow decided it was “call my landlord”.
Posted by subego, on Apr 21, 2021 at 06:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry for the delay! I see the question... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
Sorry for the delay!

I see the question whether Stallman should front the FSF as totally different from the question of whether he’s misogynist, ableist, and transphobic, which is what he’s...
Posted by subego, on Apr 21, 2021 at 05:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m going by the second to last sentence in the... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
I’m going by the second to last sentence in the second tweet.

“The America First Caucus is actually the first time they did it for the right reason.”

He’s explicitly stating here a cancelation...
Posted by subego, on Apr 19, 2021 at 05:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Thanks for the clarification! :) I don’t... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
Thanks for the clarification! :)


I don’t know why I didn’t think of this earlier.

I put “cancel” into Twitter. This thread was the first hit.

https://imgur.com/cuBRSmc.jpg
...
Posted by subego, on Apr 19, 2021 at 02:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Can you hit me with that first sentence again?... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
Can you hit me with that first sentence again? There’s a typo.

I think I know what you’re saying, but want to be sure.
Posted by subego, on Apr 18, 2021 at 07:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I need a neutral version of this word. One... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
I need a neutral version of this word.

One where it applies regardless of justification, and distinguishes it as an Internet phenomenon.
Posted by subego, on Apr 18, 2021 at 07:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Interesting. At the least, cancelling... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
Interesting.

At the least, cancelling implies a specific mechanism (the Internet) was used to achieve the result, whereas “forced out” leaves the mechanism undefined.


Edit: as an aside, I’d...
Posted by subego, on Apr 17, 2021 at 10:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Actually got hit with some nausea, but strangely... 203,704 Views / 956 Replies  
Actually got hit with some nausea, but strangely only when I was moving around. That’s passed, but the arm’s still sore (though getting better).
Posted by subego, on Apr 17, 2021 at 06:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So far, not too much in terms of side effects... 203,704 Views / 956 Replies  
So far, not too much in terms of side effects with the Pfizer, but my arm feels like I was slugbugged by “that guy”.
Posted by subego, on Apr 17, 2021 at 06:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The one Stallman sleepover story I’ve heard is he... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
The one Stallman sleepover story I’ve heard is he barged into his host’s room after everyone had retired for the night demanding to use a hardwire Ethernet connection.

This was because Stallman...
Posted by subego, on Apr 17, 2021 at 04:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
How are you defining canceling? 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
How are you defining canceling?
Posted by subego, on Apr 17, 2021 at 04:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Like Laminar, this is all way out of my... 203,704 Views / 956 Replies  
Like Laminar, this is all way out of my wheelhouse. I felt like I could comment on that one bit from the AMA because it’s starting to get into geopolitics, which judging from that statement is out of...
Posted by subego, on Apr 16, 2021 at 08:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Thanks! Seems relatively low-key. ... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
Thanks!

Seems relatively low-key.



Edit: the protests... I’m not characterizing the police response.
Posted by subego, on Apr 16, 2021 at 12:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I skimmed, and this jumped out at me. ... 203,704 Views / 956 Replies  
I skimmed, and this jumped out at me.

https://imgur.com/3yKrW5e.jpg

Wat

It’s not possible because China couldn’t afford it?
Posted by subego, on Apr 16, 2021 at 12:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Anyone else get the feeling the narrative is... 203,704 Views / 956 Replies  
Anyone else get the feeling the narrative is gently being pushed towards “yes, this was indeed created in a lab”?
Posted by subego, on Apr 16, 2021 at 11:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That was my assumption. 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
That was my assumption.
Posted by subego, on Apr 16, 2021 at 11:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/N47Q2wN.jpg Seattle. ... 220,608 Views / 598 Replies  
https://imgur.com/N47Q2wN.jpg

Seattle.
Driver climbed out.
Posted by subego, on Apr 16, 2021 at 11:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Actual serious question, which I was sorta trying... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
Actual serious question, which I was sorta trying to get at with my first joke.

Did Iowa actually have any problems with protests?
Posted by subego, on Apr 16, 2021 at 10:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I was going to scoff, but Des Moines losing... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
I was going to scoff, but Des Moines losing statehood was pretty crummy. This too, is meant as a joke.
Posted by subego, on Apr 16, 2021 at 09:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
To be fair, have you ever met an Iowan? They’re... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
To be fair, have you ever met an Iowan? They’re ****in’ savages.
Posted by subego, on Apr 16, 2021 at 02:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The way I understand it, he’s made two notable... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
The way I understand it, he’s made two notable statements on the subject.

The first was commenting on the absurdity of inconsistent consent laws (i.e., whether a given sex act is legal depends on...
Posted by subego, on Apr 15, 2021 at 05:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Any FOSS dorks following the RMS kerfuffle? ... 1,009,286 Views / 2,836 Replies  
Any FOSS dorks following the RMS kerfuffle?

Even though he’s a weirdo, and says stupid shit, I can’t help but like the guy (from afar).

Not my own insight but I kinda have to agree with the...
Posted by subego, on Apr 14, 2021 at 07:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
IIRC, the Encore is what they sell at my roaster.... 54,738 Views / 205 Replies  
IIRC, the Encore is what they sell at my roaster.

Obnoxiously, ever since the plague, they close at 4, so I was stuck today buying some more Kicking Horse. Three Sisters Medium.

It’s definitely...
Posted by subego, on Apr 14, 2021 at 07:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/OptimalCavernousFruitbat... 220,608 Views / 598 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/OptimalCavernousFruitbat-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Apr 14, 2021 at 05:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just you wait. 1,139 Views / 29 Replies  
Just you wait.
Posted by subego, on Apr 13, 2021 at 04:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Finally hit the wall on Disgaea at about 250... 19,082 Views / 89 Replies  
Finally hit the wall on Disgaea at about 250 hours, so I definitely got my money’s worth.

Final review is I can’t recommend it highly enough for anyone into turn-based tactics. The only possible...
Posted by subego, on Apr 12, 2021 at 08:32 PM, in Gaming
Ugh. My dad got hit in the sunglasses while... 203,704 Views / 956 Replies  
Ugh. My dad got hit in the sunglasses while playing tennis, and the frame jacked up his temple pretty good. He switched to rubber frames afterwards.

I’ve had three ambulance rides, all seizure...
Posted by subego, on Apr 8, 2021 at 06:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t remember anything about that first... 203,704 Views / 956 Replies  
I don’t remember anything about that first seizure, but with later ones, I noticed the aura of an impending seizure is exactly like a nicotine buzz.

I’m almost positive I had just finished smoking...
Posted by subego, on Apr 8, 2021 at 06:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, I forgot to mention the only thing which ever... 203,704 Views / 956 Replies  
Oh, I forgot to mention the only thing which ever caused me to pass out was a frozen strawberry margarita. Got brain freeze, tried to ride it out and woke up on the floor with everyone yelling my...
Posted by subego, on Apr 8, 2021 at 06:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My ex’s sister lives in Columbia, and is flying... 203,704 Views / 956 Replies  
My ex’s sister lives in Columbia, and is flying here to get vaccinated.

I wasn’t even willing to drive 100 miles.
Posted by subego, on Apr 8, 2021 at 04:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
But, you’re so much... taller than the needle. 203,704 Views / 956 Replies  
But, you’re so much... taller than the needle.
Posted by subego, on Apr 7, 2021 at 11:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The only needle experience which bothered me was... 203,704 Views / 956 Replies  
The only needle experience which bothered me was I had a nurse manage to kink one of those flexy IV deals. The pain slowly built up until after about a half-hour I lost it.

The poor nurse who came...
Posted by subego, on Apr 7, 2021 at 04:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Got an appointment with my GP. it’s a... 203,704 Views / 956 Replies  
Got an appointment with my GP. it’s a week-and-a-half from now, but I don’t have to drive to BFE.

Blessed to be fearless of needles, which is good because blood banks like them some O+.
Posted by subego, on Apr 6, 2021 at 07:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Everybody knows it’s supposed to go on a van. ... 549,154 Views / 1,206 Replies  
Everybody knows it’s supposed to go on a van.

Heyyyyyyyyy-o.
Posted by subego, on Apr 4, 2021 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder if height matters for the fall detection. 1,139 Views / 29 Replies  
I wonder if height matters for the fall detection.
Posted by subego, on Apr 2, 2021 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sad to report the top layer of plastic from one... 6,598 Views / 28 Replies  
Sad to report the top layer of plastic from one of those iridescent replacement grips for the Pro Controller is starting to flake off.

https://imgur.com/ofAhW4U.jpg



Edit: apologies for the...
Posted by subego, on Mar 31, 2021 at 08:07 PM, in Gaming
Looks like Hillary Clinton with a pink beard... 549,154 Views / 1,206 Replies  
Looks like Hillary Clinton with a pink beard headlining this year’s WWDC.

https://imgur.com/5lkgCjJ.jpg
Posted by subego, on Mar 30, 2021 at 06:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As an aside, the one time I served on a jury was... 1,364 Views / 27 Replies  
As an aside, the one time I served on a jury was for a doctor suing his hospital because their malpractice insurance paid out for one of his patients, thus declaring him guilty of committing the...
Posted by subego, on Mar 30, 2021 at 08:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIW, I also feel like GPs here pull in more than... 1,364 Views / 27 Replies  
FWIW, I also feel like GPs here pull in more than $200K.
Posted by subego, on Mar 29, 2021 at 07:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“I’ve had it with these motha****in’ iMacs not on... 1,941 Views / 27 Replies  
“I’ve had it with these motha****in’ iMacs not on this motha****in’ plane!”

-Tim Cook
Posted by subego, on Mar 29, 2021 at 12:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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