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Comment: Re:Progressive Fix 101 (Score 1) 621

by Anon-Admin (#49530269) Attached to: Cheap Gas Fuels Switch From Electric Cars To SUVs

>> They serve no other purpose than a fashion accessory and a symbol of conspicuous consumption. They're a glaring example of everything wrong with our country, and if you willingly purchase one it reflects poorly on you as a moral and thinking person.

OMG Really?

I have 12 acres that is 2 miles off the end of the last dirt road. The nearest paved road is 5 miles away. I use my 4x4 SUV getting in and out of the property. It works wonderfully getting myself + family/firends, my camping equipment, and my rifles into the property and works great getting all that plus a deer or hog out.

Besides, I guess I am now carbon negative considering I own enough land to offset my carbon usage plus that of several other families. Before anyone says anything about that, the concept of carbon credits it to balance the green land with the CO2 output. In most schemes the credit it leasing enough unoccupied green land to offset your usage.

Comment: Re:Paper trail (Score 1) 105

by Anon-Admin (#49484565) Attached to: The Voting Machine Anyone Can Hack

Thats easy, we first take a bunch of old people who still have VCR's with the clock blinking 12:00 and we ask them to evaluate the new fangled electronic voting system.

They then set the criteria of what is needed.

1) Does it power on?
2) Can I figure out how to enter my voter?
3) Can my grandson tell me how to change the votes so the "Right" people win?

Comment: Re:3D printed guns are no different to any other g (Score 0) 245

by Anon-Admin (#49445775) Attached to: 3D Printed Guns Might Lead To Law Changes In Australia

The issue with this is that you are only looking at firearm death's.

First, there are close to 2.2million guns in private ownership in Australia.

The numbers you should look at are overall crime rates. Something that I cant seem to find a number on. Guns in private hands reduce overall crime, not deaths by firearm or just violent crime. From the Armed lady that stops a rape to the armed grandma that stops a robbery, all crime is effected.

Comment: Re:And how much to launch it? (Score 1) 49

by Anon-Admin (#49418195) Attached to: Build Your Own Satellite For Less Than $30K

There was an article a couple of years ago on /. about a company that would launch something the size of a coke can for $300.

I think there should be an open source project to design a satellite that is the size of a coke can. Could be fun, maybe some arduino's, a few solar cells, maybe a miniature ion engine that runs on a CO2 canister from a pellet gun. It could be a lot of fun to see just how much you can fit inside a coke can.

Comment: Re:Ergo! (Score 3, Interesting) 452

by Anon-Admin (#49274165) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Good Keyboard?

Ill agree with this, I am using a $9 keyboard that I have had for 7 years.

It is so well used that the following keys have no letter on them, they have rubbed off over the years.

sdfghlcnmertyo'"~123456-= (Caps Lock is now "ps lock") (Backspace is now just "Ba ")

I really don't think an expensive top of the line keyboard is needed. Grab you a cheap on that feels good to you and use it.

Comment: Re:M-16? (Score 3, Insightful) 449

by Anon-Admin (#49237549) Attached to: Cody Wilson Wants To Help You Make a Gun

He is making noise about common carriers that are refusing to move is product based on it's potential to produce a weapon.

If they are common carriers they are not able to deny service based on a political view. That is like an ISP trying to block all republican sites on the Internet because they are owned by democrats. Which I can now say because the FCC has applied common carrier status to ISP's and called it "Net Neutrality" lol

Nothing succeeds like excess. -- Oscar Wilde