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Well, said. :) 53,935 Views / 332 Replies  
Well, said. :)
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender... 53,935 Views / 332 Replies  
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87 (https://www.npr.org/2020/09/18/100306972/justice-ruth-bader-ginsburg-champion-of-gender-equality-dies-at-87)
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 08:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Even though Wiki phrased it that way, I assumed a... 111,097 Views / 405 Replies  
Even though Wiki phrased it that way, I assumed a non chicken model wouldn’t have the space inside for chickens, so they’d have to build a special chicken model with the chicken habitat surrounding...
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2020 at 08:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I already talked about the bat bomb, and pigeon... 111,097 Views / 405 Replies  
I already talked about the bat bomb, and pigeon guided missile.

Today I learned about the chicken insulated nuclear mine (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Peacock).

The idea was to leave...
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2020 at 04:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The container ship, R.J. Pfeiffer, was... 2,913 Views / 120 Replies  
The container ship, R.J. Pfeiffer, was surprisingly built in San Diego in the early 90s. At this very moment it’s on the way to Honolulu from Oakland.

The Clipper, Sovereign of the Seas, I imagine...
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2020 at 02:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/Wm6HP1q.jpg 2,913 Views / 120 Replies  
https://imgur.com/Wm6HP1q.jpg
Posted by subego, on Sep 17, 2020 at 01:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Found a place called “Mr. Dumpling”. Beef-celery... 22,355 Views / 141 Replies  
Found a place called “Mr. Dumpling”. Beef-celery gets high marks from me.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2020 at 06:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I feel like the idea was... 80,740 Views / 465 Replies  
I feel like the idea was I-pass-but-with-huge-fine.

Thankfully, they foiled their own plan with the signals at the ramp tolls. The usual blue light switched fo yellow, so I knew something was up.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2020 at 04:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The tollway authority shut off automatic... 80,740 Views / 465 Replies  
The tollway authority shut off automatic replenishment of my transponder, and didn’t tell me.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2020 at 03:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That looks really good. One of the few times... 10,493 Views / 139 Replies  
That looks really good.

One of the few times a late-night infomercial worked on me was for a mandoline slicer. It was way better than any late-night infomercial product deserved to be.
Posted by subego, on Sep 16, 2020 at 12:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you! Just totally out of left field. 37,291 Views / 308 Replies  
Thank you!

Just totally out of left field.
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2020 at 02:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry... I’m still a little stunned. I don’t... 37,291 Views / 308 Replies  
Sorry... I’m still a little stunned.

I don’t really have details. She was in her 70s, so I assume COVID. Though, obviously, people that age can die for other reasons.

This is actually the...
Posted by subego, on Sep 15, 2020 at 01:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
One of our actors just ****in’ died. 37,291 Views / 308 Replies  
One of our actors just ****in’ died.
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2020 at 10:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Waze shit the bed and couldn’t give me... 80,740 Views / 465 Replies  
Waze shit the bed and couldn’t give me directions, yet somehow had no problem serving ads.
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2020 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was in a hurry. :) Edit: the funny... 1,769 Views / 35 Replies  
I was in a hurry. :)


Edit: the funny thing is I checked it because I knew I’d spell it wrong.

Then spelled it wrong anyway.
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2020 at 01:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Also, wasn’t the whole idea to deplatform Jones?... 1,769 Views / 35 Replies  
Also, wasn’t the whole idea to deplatform Jones? I had pretty much forgotten about the guy until The Guardian reminded me.
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2020 at 01:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Believing marshal law is swell is much different... 1,769 Views / 35 Replies  
Believing marshal law is swell is much different from actually doing it.
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2020 at 12:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
He’s also a massive troll with an overdeveloped... 1,769 Views / 35 Replies  
He’s also a massive troll with an overdeveloped fantasy life.
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2020 at 12:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
“And then Brad Pitt blows up two Norwegian space... 344,143 Views / 1,185 Replies  
“And then Brad Pitt blows up two Norwegian space baboons...”

I read this and was intrigued. Anyone here see this movie?
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2020 at 12:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/WidePerfumedAmethystgemc... 124,598 Views / 572 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/WidePerfumedAmethystgemclam-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2020 at 02:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hot Take™ What a felon says to Alex Jones... 1,769 Views / 35 Replies  
Hot Take™

What a felon says to Alex Jones probably isn’t worth paying attention to.
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2020 at 10:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes. There was a reason I wrote it that way which... 111,097 Views / 405 Replies  
Yes. There was a reason I wrote it that way which I promptly forgot.

Can anyone explain the appeal of Richard Dawson? I mean, other than him being a handsome devil at one point.

What made me...
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2020 at 04:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s totally a racket, but, assuming you’re not... 43,040 Views / 673 Replies  
It’s totally a racket, but, assuming you’re not homeless and forced to do it constantly, is it that hard to pee in public without getting caught? I’ve never been caught.

ProTip: don’t look like...
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2020 at 05:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Today I learned young Richard Dawson looks way... 111,097 Views / 405 Replies  
Today I learned young Richard Dawson looks way too much like Nathan Fillion.

https://imgur.com/4gnllom.jpg
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2020 at 02:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
To help assess accuracy: The source, who is... 2,913 Views / 120 Replies  
To help assess accuracy:

The source, who is the Headquarters Director of Operations, has been with the Post Office for 35 years and has held his current position for two (i.e, he’s not a DeJoy...
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2020 at 04:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s $100-$500, and/or 5-10 days in the slam. 43,040 Views / 673 Replies  
It’s $100-$500, and/or 5-10 days in the slam.
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2020 at 09:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In local news... Public urination tickets... 43,040 Views / 673 Replies  
In local news...

Public urination tickets fall sharply during pandemic (https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/9/11/21431346/public-urination-tickets-decrease-pandemic-restroom-access)

The biggest...
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2020 at 08:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I just realized I’ve become the asshole who talks... 18,317 Views / 166 Replies  
I just realized I’ve become the asshole who talks about coffee no one has ever heard of.
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2020 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Slap-chop type things aren’t bad before they... 10,493 Views / 139 Replies  
Slap-chop type things aren’t bad before they break.

My current diet is coffee, ham and cheese croissants, and Kroger pasta salad.
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2020 at 04:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
USPS removed 711 sorting machines this year, new... 2,913 Views / 120 Replies  
USPS removed 711 sorting machines this year, new court documents show (https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/09/politics/usps-removed-711-sorting-machines/index.html)

Things from those court documents you...
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2020 at 04:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That is an interesting paper. Thank you! :) ... 439 Views / 35 Replies  
That is an interesting paper. Thank you! :)

For whatever it’s worth, the method they used I assume is similar to what formed the basis of the agent logic in the Seams simulation.

However, this...
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2020 at 01:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It is evidence against the argument you provided.... 439 Views / 35 Replies  
It is evidence against the argument you provided. I ask you to justify your argument in the face of evidence against it.

My position is coal gets used because it makes economic sense. If I...
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2020 at 11:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m genuinely not seeing it as a criticism of me.... 439 Views / 35 Replies  
I’m genuinely not seeing it as a criticism of me. I was trying to understand the point. Load types weren’t mentioned, so there was no way for me to know that was the issue you have.

Now that’s...
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2020 at 10:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Further apologies. I had missed this post. ... 439 Views / 35 Replies  
Further apologies. I had missed this post.

I’m at a loss as to what I’m supposed to take from it. The request was for operating costs of nuclear, which the table provides. What do construction...
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2020 at 09:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sorry for the delay! I do have... 439 Views / 35 Replies  
Sorry for the delay!



I do have numbers.

The ability for US generation capacity to meet demand varies by region. The best equipped use 79% of their available capacity to meet typical peak...
Posted by subego, on Sep 9, 2020 at 07:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
While “tucking” isn’t what I want to say either,... 80,740 Views / 465 Replies  
While “tucking” isn’t what I want to say either, autocorrect, at least it’s ducking new.
Posted by subego, on Sep 7, 2020 at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The big advantage of SDI is it’s ****in’... 582 Views / 3 Replies  
The big advantage of SDI is it’s ****in’ bulletproof. It’s designed to be abused.

SDI doesn’t care if you step on it, it can’t be kicked loose, and the connector always works.

Stepping on an...
Posted by subego, on Sep 7, 2020 at 05:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Number of coal plants in UK: 4 Number of coal... 439 Views / 35 Replies  
Number of coal plants in UK: 4
Number of coal plants in Spain: 8
Number of coal plants in US: 359

We don’t have anywhere even near the existing capacity to replace coal. I already said this.
...
Posted by subego, on Sep 5, 2020 at 04:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Your wish is my command! :) ... 439 Views / 35 Replies  
Your wish is my command! :)

https://www.eia.gov/electricity/annual/html/epa_08_04.html

This table is useful for nuclear, coal, and hydro, but very irritatingly mashes gas together with...
Posted by subego, on Sep 4, 2020 at 05:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
When I say “infrastructure”, I mean the whole... 439 Views / 35 Replies  
When I say “infrastructure”, I mean the whole kit-and-caboodle, including the cost of the power plant. If we want to use gas to replace coal that’s great, but the operative word is “replace”. We need...
Posted by subego, on Sep 4, 2020 at 01:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Coal runs close to a quarter of the grid. Gas and... 439 Views / 35 Replies  
Coal runs close to a quarter of the grid. Gas and renewables don’t have anywhere near the capacity to power that above and beyond what they’re already running. If they did, we’d be using it.

We...
Posted by subego, on Sep 3, 2020 at 08:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The LCOE shows coal is the higher-priced source... 439 Views / 35 Replies  
The LCOE shows coal is the higher-priced source for new infrastructure.

The problem is existing infrastructure. We built so much coal infrastructure, the leftover cost to generate power from it is...
Posted by subego, on Sep 3, 2020 at 05:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This thread is like magic. 3,929 Views / 26 Replies  
This thread is like magic.
Posted by subego, on Sep 1, 2020 at 01:50 PM, in Gaming
I’m not familiar with the quote, but I think I... 439 Views / 35 Replies  
I’m not familiar with the quote, but I think I can figure it out.


What the quote is saying:
“The cost of the tree is worth it, even though you won’t personally realize the benefits.”


What...
Posted by subego, on Sep 1, 2020 at 01:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Just got an FAA alert not to fly drones in... 454,972 Views / 2,578 Replies  
Just got an FAA alert not to fly drones in Kenosha tomorrow.
Posted by subego, on Aug 31, 2020 at 02:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There’s a reason my graph doesn’t say per capita.... 2,824 Views / 60 Replies  
There’s a reason my graph doesn’t say per capita.

That’s because it’s not what I’m talking about.

I do not have the energy to spend this much effort clarifying the most basic of points. There...
Posted by subego, on Aug 31, 2020 at 08:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Let’s ignore the red line for a second. ... 2,824 Views / 60 Replies  
Let’s ignore the red line for a second.



I’m baffled by this assertion.

My city and county taken together have over 130 agencies, boards, and departments.

A small town may not have 130...
Posted by subego, on Aug 31, 2020 at 12:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I sense a great distance between what I posted... 2,824 Views / 60 Replies  
I sense a great distance between what I posted and this reply.

For example...



How does this even relate? My graph has no temporal axis.

If it helps, the causal agent in the graph is...
Posted by subego, on Aug 30, 2020 at 10:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Siri: Would you like to hear your disabled... 80,740 Views / 465 Replies  
Siri: Would you like to hear your disabled alarms?


No. No I don’t. I never want to hear that.

Nobody has ever wanted to hear that.
Posted by subego, on Aug 30, 2020 at 09:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, engineers should use realistic assumptions,... 439 Views / 35 Replies  
Yes, engineers should use realistic assumptions, but if the lion’s share of a project’s (edit: financial) benefits are due to the assumptions, the project is speculation on our energy future, not...
Posted by subego, on Aug 30, 2020 at 01:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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