Disclaimer: This particular instance of the video is from 'VeganCentury.com', so I suspect there might be a bit of an agenda with the overlaid text.
That might not actually be stupidity-- I know a similar game that used to be available in some districts of the US where it would offer a preview of the next game and if you weren't an absolutely ignorant of how to play it, you could use that preview to determine if the next game was a winner.
The reason was that implementing such a system made it a game of skill ('ability to read the results' or something like that) rather than a game of chance, and thus permitted in that area.
...Well, I'm not eating for the rest of the day.
Here's the Youtube video from which that image is from. https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
Which is effectively what half of Shakespeare is...
I'd probably take the first one, telling myself "Hey, I'm getting paid for it. I might as well 'earn' it."
It'll be followed by the second one, "Damn, that HURT. I'll transfer to upper management and shock him instead."
Love never should have entered;
It was never in the plan.
We were finally going to have her
And let Joe be damned...
-Monsters, Blue Oyster Cult
It's a bit like the endgame for the game Uplink-- if you go blackhat, you end up in a race to destroy the internet. If you succeed, the only thing that happens is that you get a 'connection terminated' notice.
Several of the recent Harvest Moon games, which do appear on Nintendo platforms, allow for same-sex marriages. You can even get children in them too, via adoption or babies showing up on your doorstep (I think).
You must be the guy who read off my hotel confirmation to me...
As did I. And I think that would actually be far more interesting.
Unless you hate the beans yourself and picked them out of the toilet before roasting them...
Well. You might also have to be a civet.
It's a bit of a fluff article, but there are certainly enough relevant examples of cell phone usage being an active element in improving the lives of 'rural farmers in 3rd world countries': http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/13/...
(Also, came across this article, which is a bit more recent and covers specific products: http://www.ventures-africa.com...)
I think it would be all the money you spent on coffee.
One may wish to consider the short story 'Ms Fnd in a Lbry', by Hal Draper. (http://folk.uio.no/knuthe/msfndinalbry.html)
Summed up, it's a report of an archaeological document discussing the collapse of a previous civilization due to information overload and how index upon index made it impossible to verify information and linkages if anything was ever misfiled... with the added addendum that the document in question appears to have a bad reference...