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    Post by Almael on 6/3/2017, 8:22 am

    Good for them. I really can't imaging myself living in the past nor want to, though. You got to be born in said times because the stress will shorten your life for sure even if only for a short time.
    And in the future... no matter how good you are at surviving without resources it's meaningless, too.

    Oh yeah, some journalist noted the coincidence of how treaties (Paris accord) tend to run out at the end of a legislation's term. Seriously, is he stupid? That's the basics about politics, negotiations and ruling. You negotiate the best outcome in the time of your governance not someone else after you who might be your rival.

    Apropos, the old bikes (trash) people left around my area got thrown away just the day before. They were littering the backyard so to say.

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    Updated the latest security stuff this week again and since I got a number ~5 of crashes due to memory management. Gosh it's leaking more than ever!
    MSPaint & calculator are so useless now. Some tools in MSPaint are like half gone or inaccessible I dunno how to resize. Some idiots on the net are praising the calculator like there's nothing better. They probably never actually used it. In the past I could write a whole page full of parameters of a complex equation and paste them in into the calculator and get the result. Now pasting doesn't work at all. I end up installing an alternative version (pseudo old version emulating). The only bad thing about this one is it clears the result when changing mode. So I can't just switch between different kind of calculation mode or configuration e.g. decimal to hex/angular or scientific/statistic/programming etc.
    Of course it can't compete with math programs and graphing tools but it's far easier to get a quick & complex calculation than coding the equations and setting up the plots.
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    Looks like part of Japan is removing (soonish) the smoke ban in restaurants for the time being(Olympics?). And the cost for the Olympics seems to be doubled or more (actual numbers still in "political" uncertainty)





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    Post by Almael on 6/5/2017, 11:33 am

    Looks like now that Iran is more or less out of the power picture the Saudis turned toward Qatar.
    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-gulf-qatar-idUSKBN18W0DQ
    Qatar had been trying to unseat the Saudis through certain groups so it's not surprising.

    Germany is withdraws troops from turkey... Seem the EU is onto ditching them.

    Recently, some people on the net have been voicing their concern over a number of "news" e.g. about Intel's "secret" RFID tags on their processors. Well, Intel has been officially producing, aiming for, and practicing this for over a decade already... It's not like cellphone RF transceivers are new either or GPS tracking. Similarly, how supermarkets have started to track customers via face recognition isn't news either since those digital advertising boards have been introduced a few years ago. It's kind of amusing these well connected people have been obviously sleeping on the very development they depend on.
    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-mobilephone-idUSKBN18W1RY
    I thought they turned it down not long ago. Oh well, this will be interesting.
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    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/5/2017, 2:37 pm

    With the number of Turks living in Germany I wonder how popular the withdrawal is going to be over there.

    Started re-watching the original Battlestar Galatica on METv Saturday. Yeah, there's probably a lot more Mormonism in it then the reboot: Kolob, Quorum of the Twelve,etc. but still even with that
    I think it's cooler than the reboot. Also one of the most significantly underrated Sci Fi shows of all time.

    Hey! John Colicos as Baltahasar and Lorne Greene as Adama! Cool
    And let's not forget Jonathan Harris as the voice of Lucifer!

    I scanned through Neil Gaiman's The Problem With Susan about what happened to Susan
    Pevensie and why she's not in The Last Battle. Though I think the real reason is that
    C.S.Lewis hated her as a character and that's why Jill was written into the story during the events of The Silver Chair.
    As a result everyone and his brother as their own interpretation of what happened to Susan.
    Mine is that after the train crash that killed the rest of her family she suffers a nervous breakdown and is sent to an insane asylum in the country.
    There she meets a young priest who helps convert her to Catholicism.
    A couple years later she starts having dreams about Narnia and she tells her priest friend about them.He decides to introduce her to a writer he knows who might be interested in her stories.
    This is how she meets C.S. Lewis who agrees to turn the tales into a series of children's novels.
    After the last interview with Lewis, Susan is going to go away to take a holiday prescribed by her
    psychologist. She decides to visit America, but on takeoff her plane crashes at Heathrow killing her and everyone else on board...
    I think it better that she died like her siblings as a young woman still rather live to an old age.

    Well that's my take on that issue...

    btw:my idiocy knows no bounds it seems: I was trying to pump up the air in the front tire of a bike I got at the church rummage sale not thinking because the pump I was using was also broken, so now have a flat front tire and have to wait to get it pumped up.
    In my defense both tires did feel like they needed pumping up a bit to begin with..
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    Post by Almael on 6/6/2017, 3:42 pm

    Well, the turks in Germany don't have power via a political party yet, but in another ten years it will be different. Erdogan and his people have been spying and done all kinds of other things. I wouldn't be surprised if Germany laws get changed in due time.

    BSG TOS is good classic no doubt, and no racism as in the reboot imho.

    Typical case of short term story thinking and trying to put sense into continuations:
    Apropos: Lord of the Rings secret love story got published a week ago: The Tale of Beren and Lúthien
    Seen it in the library yet?

    https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/06/how-a-few-yellow-dots-burned-the-intercepts-nsa-leaker/
    Oooh, someone was ignorant of the typing machine, printer tracking dots...

    http://blog.checkpoint.com/2017/05/23/hacked-in-translation/
    Forgot about this. Only problem for those TV, movie stuff. Anime's safe. No anime sub group would ever use those sites. And I've never used those crappy players either. Classic MPC is still best, only a certain korean player is better.

    https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/06/mars-enthusiast-planetary-protection-a-racket-should-be-largely-ignored/
    Ridiculous after Obama signed the asteroid mining law/accord or whatever it's called.
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    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/7/2017, 1:15 pm

    I goofed...it was Baltar and not Balthasar!
    Another reason why the original was better was because it wasn't ambiguous the way the reboot was.
    It seems like from episode to episode you couldn't really tell the difference between the heroes and the villains on the reboot.
    OTOH it did give us our first good look in a series at Grace Park and did bring Lucy Lawless back to
    regular series work after the failed modern revisioning of Tarzan.
    And yeah I would take the original Boomer and Colonel Tigh over the reboots any day.

    Watermarks are another thing they didn't consider. Every company uses different watermarks for their paper so if it was printed out the watermarks could be a definite tell tale sign of where it was
    originated.

    At least it would be a tell tale sign of what paper company they used, if nothing else.
    That way it would narrow down to only those companies that used that particuliar paper.

    Did you read that the same company that was supposedly going to do an American live action version of Snowpiercer is now saying they are going to do an American live action version of
    Cowboy Bebop as a tv series? Though they haven't stated anything further about whether or not they have network involvement or any thing else about it.

    Also the new CCS OVA that leads into the new season is set to premiere in LA next month.

    Been tooling around town on my new bike trying to get used to it. Washington State doesn't have a helmet law for bikes but it depends on where you live. Mainly it's the big cities and urban areas that have them. Where I live there isn't any...
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    Post by Almael on 6/7/2017, 4:30 pm

    Too bad the 80's BSG wasn't as good.

    Yeah, handing over the originals to a secret organization for confirmation... Now people think the intercept might be a honeypot. It wasn't the first time they turned things over either if I'm not mistaken. Well, the way how she was she would have been caught anyway. One way or another.
    Anything can be tracked today. Your letters, posts, wrapping papers, shopping items...

    No, but american Live action still face some hurdles. Unless you got big names doing it Hollywood will intervene.

    There used to be no such law at all until a decade ago or so.
    You should wear a helmet. There are too many drunk or careless drivers around. And honestly you can't see everything as a driver. Better be prepared than sorry.

    Microsoft ads for the Xbox is coming strong these days. I dunno it's worth it or not. I don't really care about (U)HD or 4K/8K that much yet. Too much unnecessary information.
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    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/9/2017, 1:30 pm

    But it did give us the fun campy Return of Starbuck Dirk Benedict's one and only return to
    BSG wherein he basically pals around with a Cylon named "Cy"! Laughing
    (Unless you count the time on The A Team the extra in a Cylon suit walks past him..)

    Sooo...They had a election in UK...thoughts:

    1)They HAD an election in the UK?
    2)Lord Buckethead ftw! Laughing
    3)Speaking of which, doesn't it seem like some of those candidates/parties sound like they come right out of an episode of Blackadder or a Monty Python skit or movie?
    4) And if we needed any other reminders why Scotland should have gone Independent when they
    had the chance this election certainly appears to have been reason enough.

    Yeah probably will have to do so one of these. I wonder if Ben Franklin sells them.
    Both it and I think the nearest bike shop are in Idaho though.
    So far been staying away from big traffic areas.

    Personally myself I want to see a live action Kaleido Star just because it would be fun to see if they could get someone from Cirque du Soleil to do the stunt work.

    And finally: they did the episode of DS9 on Heroes and Icons where everyone thinks that
    Gowron's a Changeling spy but it turns out the spy is actually General Martok! One of the most fun
    Klingon episodes in Star Trek because O'Brien, Sisko and Odo get to pretend to be Klingons.
    Worf putting them through the drills was fun to watch.
    I wonder was Martok descended from Captain Archer's defense attorney?
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    Post by Almael on 6/9/2017, 4:13 pm

    Well, that episode was kind of similar to the one where Apollo was shot down and hid among humans ruled by bandits using a cylon guard.
    Remember in the TOS extra they said how crazy it was to shoot and air on the same day? The Koreans said the shooting of "Descendants of the Sun" was highly irregular because it was not a live-format as is the norm. 150 episode shows like the Japanese in just 5-6 months is even crazier. And not counting the commercials, TV appearances, interview they got to do on the side. They can't survive without those payments. Imagine the stress. One young idol died recently, too.

    1) It was May's fault. Her rating went down yet she insisted on it...
    3) lol They are bad losers.
    4) Now they side with her for some reason. I think they got too much scotch. lol

    I don't think there are enough people for selection and making "Kaleido Star". Perhaps when CG tech becomes more convenient.

    Dunno about Martok, I'm thinking more of Kirk and Worf in undiscovered land.

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    https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/06/malicious-powerpoint-files-can-infect-targets-when-hovering-over-hyperlinks/
    Damn those annoying popups are now seriously dangerous. Who would have thought auto-executing something is dangerous!!

    https://arstechnica.com/cars/2017/06/are-flying-cars-about-to-become-a-real-thing-starburst-accelerator-thinks-they-are/A lot of aircars these days are poping up. But they are all more like quadro drone designs than halfblood aircrafts.

    https://japantoday.com/category/crime/japan-moves-towards-first-major-rape-law-changes-in-a-century
    Was long overdue.

    https://japantoday.com/category/tech/softbank-to-buy-robot-maker-boston-dynamics
    Heh. For years BD didn't get anywhere until the army rented the Japanese HAL5 exoskeleton for evaluation and copied the design. They sent out public request for help in making the BigDog feasible with power usage. Then Google bought Schaft and won with it the DOD's competition.
    They copied the dynamic movement algorithm into the Atlas. Still not getting better and now they get sold in way back to the Japanese. Millions in tax money wasted.



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    Post by Almael on 6/11/2017, 7:18 pm

    The E3 is on so I'm watching a few shows here.
    Dragon Ball Fighters exclusive for Xbox...
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OH9mzgBVbA0
    It's a mix of 3D and classic pixel art.

    Anthem
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ah0uexzHrJo
    Why does the setting sound like Attack on Titan... otherwise looks like a mix of Fallout or Judge Dread universe or Mad Max,or classic End-world animes etc...

    Since Paris17 is next week I also took a few looks at some of the show flyers. The F35 will have an appearance but from what I seen in their practice flights. It's not impressive even though the AirForce version is used. It does ordinary at full burn but looks sluggish at slower speed. On the other hand the A380 flying 45 degrees maneuvers is fearsome amazing. I think it did a better impression than the B2 flying show considering both natures.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8huxHFYzI8o
    unlike the rather ordinary fake post for the B787
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5_8D8HCnS4

    Edit: And yeah, MAST is taking place right now, too:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U04JcipyQew
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    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/12/2017, 3:51 pm

    Sadly we lost the original Caped Crusader over the weekend with the death of Adam West.
    One of the true Icons of American tv. Sad

    It's interesting that Sunday H & I aired Friday's Child on Star Trek since it featured
    Julie Newmar.

    I watched a part of the Hamilton bio on "History Channel".
    It was hilarious watching the parts with James Madison since the actor they choose was really nothing like him. Madison was barely 5'4" and thin. The actor playing him could easily have made two of him! Laughing

    Also they didn't mentioned that Aaron Burr was the grandson of Jonathan Edwards.

    Of course Washington had to steer a middle course between Hamilton and Jefferson to make things work (the original Team of Rivals).

    And they didn't mention the fact that Hamilton was one of those people who would have perferred Washington declaring himself King as Hamilton was a born monarchist.

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    Post by Almael on 6/13/2017, 4:15 pm

    RIP Adam West.

    And she's still alive and good looking.

    lol
    Well, for all the controversial, debatable decisions Washington made a few good and vital ones where it counted. Although, I'm not certain the ideas of them originate from him.
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    Anyway,the Philippine military has been bombing in Marawi city in an effort to free the city for independence day but of course failed. The effort was too late anyway. Like with everything there's another long story behind all this. In any case, this probably will go on for another month. And I don't think it will end here.

    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-artificialintelligence-idUSKBN1942OX
    I don't think it matters at this point with them occupying the first two places on the TOP500 super computer list. And they already are building the next two. They got enough know-how to go their own way.
    Meanwhile, it looks like Panama is well in China's boat.
    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-panama-china-idUSKBN194054
    They still need the investment for the new channel so it's not really surprising.

    There's is talk about weapons delivery to the Saudis. All I can say it this has been "censored" @WikiPedia for 6+ months .


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    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/14/2017, 1:35 pm

    Who censored it Wikipedia or the Saudis?

    I think a lot of the problem is of course pols like Obama who think that "playing nice" was going to work.
    No,,,you can't "play nice" with people whose sole goal in life is to see you buried in a dung heap.
    One of the things that needs to be done is to destroy the entire ideology that drives Jihadism in the first place, in anyway possible.

    I think it was Cicero or Cato who famously ended all his speeches with: "Carthage must be destroyed!" today he would be saying: " Radical Islam must be destroyed!"

    I only had $6 or so in my wallet so after going to the PO today went to the bank and took out
    $40. Now I have enough to invest in a bike helmet.

    When I ordered Bubblegum Crisis,Tokyo 2040 I think I only put Bubblegum Crisis
    on the check but I did indicate which one on the order form so I hope I didn't confuse them! Laughing

    Anywhos yeah Adam West will be missed. Julie Newmar tweeted a really sweet image of Catwoman and Batman having a soda.
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    Post by Almael on 6/15/2017, 4:37 pm

    From what I see probably both: citing irrelevance since the "ink" has not dried yet although the news & negotiation and "semi-approval" has been around for years including congressional reports etc..

    Yeah, this is where moral laws hit its limitation. Although, I think you need to be flexible in all your judgements I also think when it comes down to evil there's often not much choice left.

    The check info doesn't really matter as it's only for reminding you. Or perhaps for confirmation in court but that's rather an unlikely case.

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    I went to see Wonder Woman the other day. I have to say it's better than expected and better than all other recent comic hero movies. It covers the life path of her so to say. Not much only a few seconds each time but something you very rarely see in an action Hollywood movie. It showed or contrast her point of view with reality and of human nature. As for factional "consistency", well, for unknown reasons they left out immortality which cause a few inconsistencies and logical gaps in story telling and reasoning. For example the Amazon queen talks about themselves yet the time covered are obviously thousands of years. She mention slavery but not how or under whom. Even though her sister has always been the best (since time immortal) she's said to be the best in their history. The movie made Diana a member of the greek god species. Reasonable from the movie's standpoint.


    https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/06/uss-ford-is-ready-for-service-except-for-the-plane-launching-part/
    So they blame mechanical vibration of a railgun accelerator to software... The only thing I can think of is the firing sequence, that is if there are actually different magnets which a railgun does not have.
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    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/16/2017, 1:58 pm

    Well I realize it's no big deal but just wondering if it made a difference or not since it's the tv series and not the OVA.

    I think at one point Diana was supposed to have been created out of clay by Zeus himself.

    I also can't get pass the fact that a lot of the action sequences seem to be inspired by Xena.
    Especially in the way that Diana fights.

    Finally got myself a bike helmet yesterday. Looked around Ben Franklin and saw they were still selling some DVD players but no cases.
    I suppose one day soon we will be seeing DVD players being sold at second hand stores.

    Heroes and Icons ran the DS9 episode Trials and Tribblethons on Wednesday night and then yesterday night ran the original Star Trek episode The Trouble With Tribbles.
    Too bad they weren't on the same day, that would've been even more fun!
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    Post by Almael on 6/17/2017, 4:44 pm

    Well, the TV and 2040 OVA are different alright. I don't remember everything now but the older one rocks more literally. Very Happy The OVA has more sex appeal and a finished arc. The story is different like an alternative.

    yeah, Diana's birth changed from clay to demigod and now implied full fledged god.
    Imho Xena is inspired by WM. As for action, well, if you see enough you seen them all.

    They probably didn't want the timing to contest their other shows.

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    News about the A10 warthog heated up discussions again. The only reason it has to go is 1. age and 2. it has no stealth. Otherwise it's perfect for the job. Now I see a certain faker (STAVATTI) promoting his noob rubbish crap again this time for the A10 and not a F-xx stealth fighter. Don't tell me the DOD and some serious magazines are citing this guy again. One glance is enough to discern crap like this. The Bronco here is far superior!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfBCr7_6XaI

    Another navy destroyer collide with another ship again. I don't get how this could happen these days when they got night and infrared vision at hand not to mention radar. A warship should have no problem outmaneuvering a heavy container ship. My guess it they were daring, got too close and the streaming sucking effect(Coandă effect) caught them. Ah, it's called Bank Effect in naval speak. WP needs update.

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    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/19/2017, 2:02 pm

    Human Error probably is the best guess IMO. Tech is only as good as the people who use it. I mean back in the day the Exxon Valdez was supposedly one of the top line oil tankers but it still caused
    a major ecological disaster in Alaska because of a drunk captain.

    And now Cars 3 has raced pass Wonder Woman for the top spot.

    Captain Marvel movie with Brie Larson is supposed to come out next year some time if IIRC.
    This will be a test to see if a Marvel film with a female protagonist can do as well as WW.
    I wonder how many will go see it because they confuse it with the Billy Batson Captain Marvel?
    Probably not too many.

    Welp...it didn't matter about the check as BGC.Tokyo 2040 should arrive by tommorrow at the earliest. And next month I'm ordering School Live (nothing like cute girls fighting the zombie
    apocalypse! Laughing )
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    Post by Almael on 6/19/2017, 4:15 pm

    Perhaps but a lot is fishy about this incident. My condolences to the families. It's too sad to go this way. And note the damage is nearly exactly the same as another destroyer of the same class a few years back.
    http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/slideshows/infrastructure/guided-missile-destroyer-uss-porter-ddg-78-damaged-after-a-collision/an-oil-tanker-collided-with-a-us-navy-ship/slideshow/15465140.cms

    Car racing is popular these days. Don't walk at night!

    Paris17 has opened
    Macron came with the Airbus A400M. An obvious advertisement move.
    The F-35's first air show wasn't much 3 loops and two simple maneuvers, a few curvings. Obviously they feared to mess up now that selling negotiations are underway worth 35 billions. And not as agile as an F-16 air show. Definitely slower by about 50%.

    Anyway, Brexit talks are underway and it seems the public wants May gone with recent events and past political decisions. She probably won't stay long Prime Ministers either way.

    Now that Qatar had signed the billion selling of F15s it seem we won't forward support them any more in their ... isolation.

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    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/21/2017, 1:01 pm

    It's officially Summer too which means probably a lot more of it going on now that kids are out of school.

    Looks like Macron wants to replace May as the face of the Euro block now that Brexit is finally in play and her popularity is low.
    Then again as I noted before, the man definitely as a Napoleonic complex.

    Yeah, the Tories barely kept their seat in power. UK came too close to having Jeremy Corbyn as
    PM.
    I agree the handwriting seems to be on the wall for May.
    The Tories need to re-think a lot of things if they want to continue leading the UK.

    Supposedly BGC,Tokyo 2040 finally came today but they haven't gotten around to sorting it yet, so have to go back after 10 some time to check on it or wait until tommorrow.
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    Post by Almael on 6/22/2017, 10:52 pm

    7/4 soon! Very Happy
    Steam summer sales is on and ends the day after! Check them out on youtube first before purchasing. I think those early access games are most worthy but some risk is involved.

    Yeah, Macron's a rising star right now. Things will get clearer once he has all his cabinet up.


    http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2017/06/Airbus-Helicopters-reveals-Racer-high-speed-demonstrator-configuration.html
    With those turpoprops so close to the body seems dangerous when baording or exiting.

    Colbert show talking about the new Ken doll and Joda among others.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRBgdmiNapI
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    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/23/2017, 1:15 pm

    A week from Tuesday to be more precise.

    The big thing here is the rodeo is in town for the weekend this week. I think tommorrow they
    have a parade IIRC.
    Sunday they have church in the park where a lot of the area churches combine worship and then have a potluck....if the weather is good.

    While what are they going to use it for exactly?
    From the image it kinda looks like ferrying tourists around.

    Sooo....California has a ban on traveling to states like Texas and Kentucky that don't approve of
    LGBT agenda. Exactly how do you prevent citizens of one state from freely traveling to another state?
    Also hint to Dems who want to win:Keep away from Alyssa Milano...she's like a jinx so far!
    (Maybe Shannen Doherty's character should have permanently turned her character into a cat
    or something on Charmed Laughing )
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    Post by Almael on 6/24/2017, 4:32 pm

    You got lots of events there.

    I think the helicopter is aimed at business executives and rich people who don't want to use cars. These days it has become the norm for them including delivering kids to their school etc.
    Although, speed is essential to rescue services I doubt this configuration will get them on. Just too dangerous in the middle of disaster with people running around all over the place. Or lie the coast guard a wind gush could get someone cut up while hoisting them up. The "new" Boeing/Siorsky concept with pushing propeller on the tail toward the back is "safer". Although, professionals got killed by ordinary tail propeller.

    I think it's just a declaration for the record. They can't enforce it onto anybody but public service members or state government employees.

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    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/26/2017, 2:00 pm

    And the list continues to grow. Breitbart pointed out today that means that schools like UCLA wouldn't be able to take part in the NCAA Final Four Tournament or Bowl games like the Alamo Bowl since they
    take part in states that are in the travel ban. Ironically since USC isn't a state school it's not under
    the ban.

    The Spokesman Review at a story about Kevin Durant dropping by at Hoopfest in downtown
    Spokane. He said a few words about 3 on 3 basketball and how it reminded him of his own roots.
    Also wished that Seattle would get an NBA team again soon.
    Not the first time he's said it either; when he was still with OKC and attended a 3 on 3 tourney
    in the Seattle area he mentioned the same thing.
    I think just about everyone in the NBA except some of the owners wants a team in Seattle again
    now.

    Speaking of NBA a grandson of one of the men who went to our church (he died awhile back)
    got a free agent contract with the Brooklyn Nets.It's a 2 way deal that includes their minor league
    team in Long Island.
    Too bad his grandfather wasn't alive to see it though.

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    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/28/2017, 1:29 pm

    Welp just as I said I went out and did a comic book buying binge now that my jury duty time is officially over. It was two months starting April 26 and running until June 26. Fortunately I never did get a call up.So now I can relax! Very Happy
    (Unless someone at the court house miscalculated and they meant 3 instead of 2 but I don't think so
    as the usual would be 1 or 2 months.)
    Anywho back to my comic book binge buying yesterday: picked up mostly Marvel except for
    #311 of Legion of Superheroes.
    The others were:
    West Coast Avengers#6 & #8
    Elektra Book #2 (Frank Miller 1984 mini-series)
    Incredible Hulk# 383 & #384
    Fantastic Four #277,#295 & #297

    This was the first time I ever bought any Hulk, though I do have copies of Marvel's Super Heroes Special of 1990 and The Best of Marvel '95 both of which contain Hulk stories.

    I also left my name with the owners of the second hand store where I bought the comics along with a list of comics I was most interested in acquiring.

    btw: being a person that is always thinking of the unlikely event such as a natural disaster happening and loosing everything I have decided if I ever had to restart all over again I would
    probably make my comic collection all Marvel: if I ever lost everything and had to restart all over from scratch again. I also made the decision if I ever lost my anime collection I would re-start
    with Sentai and Section 23 and Nozomi and Discotek before getting into Viz and Funi.

    Need to have a plan even if disaster doesn't strike just in case.
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    Post by mitsuki lover on 6/30/2017, 1:53 pm

    Happy fourth of July weekend everyone!

    old joke: do they have the fourth of July in England?
    Answer: yes, they do. And they have the fifth of July as well! Rolling Eyes Laughing

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    Post by Almael on 7/1/2017, 7:14 am

    lol

    If you do worry about disaster, the first thing should be to survive it. I guess an ordinary one isn't such a problem while an extraordinary ...you probably don't have to bother. So yeah deciding on rebuilding anything is a good start. I guess I would start with some OST to lighten up the mood etc.

    And yeah Steam summer sales will end 5th July. I recommend Kerbal Space Program, worth every cent, but you need some patience, a bit of tenacity and nerdiness.

    And now 5 min comedy

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3OQJwmgBgI

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