No, WoW would not have existed without EQ, Ultima Online is a fantasy online game, but it's a completely different kind of game from WoW, EQ, AC, DAoC, etc.
That isn't something gay parents specifically do though. I am a gay man, I have a pretty masculine job (zookeeper) and when I go through the surrogacy process to have kids (hopefully soon) I hope they grow up to like toy guns, action figures, dirt bikes, etc (assuming I have boys)
Regardless, there are churches today who perform gay marriages and their freedom to practice that faith should not be denied by the government.
As an investment in our society to promote family units for the betterment of our future.
No, but you might be able to emigrate.
I think the idea is that going in and stealing them is bad (and theft), but you are not protected from people reverse-engineering your trade secret.
It is actually big oil who keeps lobbying to prevent the repeal. Not quite sure what they gain from the law but it is unenforced anyway. Sometimes the attendant will make a stink if you try to pump yourself but mostly they are happy to let you.
No but boarding schools or military academies that educated them outside of the poor/gang-infested/crime-ridden communities they live in might be better for their overall future.
You can have multiple role ships, they could design amphibious assault ships with one or two turrets. Ships like HMS Bulwark could have been designed to carry a 16in turret fore.
Ship to ship combat is a thing of the past, excluding sub vs sub or patrol boat vs patrol boat. Big guns are for raining cheap and efficient death along the shoreline and 25 miles inland. Should at least have big guns on ships like the Wasp and America.
And at the cost of $10,000 per bullet they will become the mandated ordnance by Congress despite probably costing 30 cents per bullet to produce. Just like the switch from naval artillery to "smart" missiles.
You are assuming that those same people would not be distracted otherwise if they did not have their phone.
The numbers of fatal accidents has been decreasing the past thirty years. Cell phones have had no noticeable statistical effect.
Better solution: Eliminate all oil and coal power plants. Replace with nuclear, the safest and cleanest of the energies. It will also cause gas prices to drop even further AND boost the economy at the same time.