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Comment: Re:Aw shit! (Score 1) 61

by drinkypoo (#49619269) Attached to: Internet Customers Surpass Cable Subscribers At Comcast

I find myself watching youtube videos for my video, "normal TV is damn near unwatchable, with a 50 percent commercial rate, you can forget what program you were watching.

Agreed wholeheartedly. But then, I don't want to watch many shows. I want to mostly watch car stuff, and that is now better on youtube than it is on TV. I get both higher-quality video and more variety of content — which is also higher-quality than what's on TV. I mean, even when Top Gear was still a thing, they only did a handful of shows in a series anyway. You had to have something for the rest of the year.

Comment: Re:No suprise. Comcast TV is poor value for money (Score 1) 61

by drinkypoo (#49619259) Attached to: Internet Customers Surpass Cable Subscribers At Comcast

What is your UPLOAD speed and DATA CAP? Download speed is not the only metric of internet service. I get 100 down but only 10 up for almost $80/month. I dont consider it a good value because the upload is so low.

I don't even care about your problems a tiny, tiny bit. My best internet option is $65/mo for 6/1 from a WISP with egregious downtime and customer support to rival comcast (Digital Path.) Quit your crying.

Comment: Re:tip of the iceberg (Score 1) 960

by drinkypoo (#49619185) Attached to: Two Gunman Killed Outside "Draw the Prophet" Event In Texas

Yes your iimaginary strawman in your head is a prick - how about being brave enough to deal with reality instead of yelling at shadows?

You want people who believe in free speech to run and hide in the desert, what do you know of bravery? It's standing up for what you believe in, and you don't think people should do that. Why don't you just not log in, then you'll be labeled as what you are.

So the standoff is one piece of shit baiting a different sort of piece of shit.

A plan with no drawbacks.

Comment: Re:Conservation of momentum (Score 1) 467

by drinkypoo (#49616171) Attached to: New Test Supports NASA's Controversial EM Drive

The EmDrive uses a sealed cavity. There's nowhere for any propellant to come out, even if there were any!

sure, the only thing it could do if it remained sealed would be emit black body radiation, and the whole reason this report is interesting is that it's apparently moving a lot more than you'd get from such a result. well, perhaps it could offgas, that's been mentioned elsewhere.

Comment: Re:Conservation of momentum (Score 1) 467

by drinkypoo (#49616153) Attached to: New Test Supports NASA's Controversial EM Drive

I totally understand what you're saying, and I agree entirely, except when it comes to conservation of momentum. It's a simple concept that is necessary for this Universe to make any sense and be stable in any way.

Not really. There may be well-defined circumstances in which it can be violated, which rarely occur in the "natural" order of things. In theory, planets can make their own functional electronic circuits through ordinary volcanic and geologic processes, in practice... 42, I guess. It has long been observed that the laws of physics seem to break down at very high and very low energy states. If they behave themselves at most other times, then most things will behave in a way that is highly predictable at most times.

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