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Comment: Re:This is why adultery is wrong (Score 1) 105

This is why people with substantial power — such as, first of all, government officials — must not engage in adultery or anything similarly reprehensible even if it is not illegal for the rest of us. Not because of some wicked "puritanism", but because it opens them up to blackmail, that corrupts government thus affecting all of us.

And if I do it, it opens me up to getting my throat slit in my sleep.

Comment: Re:Yeah, disappointing (Score 1) 768

There are plenty of men who are killed by their wives too. Here is a handy list of domestic abuse studies http://web.csulb.edu/~mfiebert...

It's still over three to one, with three times as many men killing their female spouses as women killing their male spouses.

So, when you say, "plenty", you are definitely not speaking relatively. For example, last year we had 1500 women killed by intimate men and 400 men killed by intimate women (and yes, that includes women who had a second man kill the husband).

Now, if you want to look at the ratios of non-fatal abuse, it's even more stark. Despite what you will see on PUA websites, men are far more likely to abuse their female spouses.

Comment: Re:Roll your own... (Score 1) 314

by Khyber (#49752111) Attached to: Ads Based On Browsing History Are Coming To All Firefox Users

You must be new to this. Acetone, being 100% volatile, goes away cleanly. Perfect for whole-extract cannabinoids.

Supercritical CO2 is not expensive. Not by any means. You can get it dirt cheap at paintball stores.

Alcohol and water is not a problem when you still have to do far less heat-purging versus butane/propane/hexane.

>doesn't know greentext arrows are implications of joking humor.

Yup, really new to this.

Comment: Re:FAQ (Score 1) 127

by squiggleslash (#49750009) Attached to: Pre-Orders Start For Neo900 Open Source Phone

From what people are writing here, there are multiple definitions of "perfectly well". Someone in an above thread complains that capacitive screens require only the lightest touch, ensuring that they make mistakes when trying to use their fingernail to accurately press a specific pixel.

That, to me, says that the N900 and Neo900 do not have "touch" sensitive displays, they require pressure. I'm finding it improbable (and I'm willing to be proven wrong, but I'm increasingly sceptical as this videophilesque discussion continues) that the usual range of gestures we've come to know and, yes, love, are going to work nearly as well on that type of screen.

If I'm wrong and a light tap will always work, and a swipe will never be broken up into multiple gestures or ignored altogether, and so on, then I'd be delighted, albeit surprised the technology isn't being used anywhere else.

Comment: Re:Pretty stupid politicians (Score 1) 33

by drinkypoo (#49749487) Attached to: Security Researchers Wary of Wassenaar Rules

You probably can't even list the apps installed on your laptop, let alone want to uninstall and reinstall them later. You're not 'pretty stupid' for that, its normal.

Uh, what? I most certainly can list the apps installed on my laptop, in a variety of ways. What kind of moron are you that you can't?

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