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Comment Re:Never seen it?? (Score 1) 236

I used to. Personally I think it's gone the way of the Simpsons. Used to be insanely good, a real gem of prime time TV, close enough to me actually honestly thinking about getting a TV again, but it jumped that shark somewhere. I dare say it was somewhere after Sheldon got a girlfriend and Leonard got together with Raj's sister.

I can't put my finger on it, maybe the jokes started to repeat or maybe it just got a bit too outlandish for my tastes.

Comment Wrong headline (Score 1) 236

It should read "what soccer moms without a real problem hate about the BBT".

This is a prime example of complaints from people who have nothing to complain about but want to feel outraged about some shit. Seriously. What the fuck is this? This is a perfect display of PC bullying. Yes, the jokes are sometimes crude, graphic and silly. But that's what makes jokes funny. You know funny, right? Like "What's the opposite of Christopher Reeves? Christopher Walken." Yes, that's tasteless, yes that's VERY offensive, but most of all, it's insanely funny. Yes, I can laugh about that. And for fuck's sake, I WANT to laugh about that. Deal with it. If you don't like to hear me talking, if you don't want to hear me tell such jokes, it's well within your rights to not listen to me.

You think that show is not suitable for your kids? Then don't let them watch it. Simple as that. The TV is not your cheap babysitter, and I refuse to let you turn it into one. Because that would also mean that I only get to see Teletubbies and similar rubbish. You wanted kids. Now deal with it. It's YOUR kids. Not mine. And don't you dare shifting the burden of raising them onto me.

Raise them or shoot them. Either is fine with me, but don't dump them on society!

Comment Re:Huh? (Score 1) 124

Remember the 'concept cars' of years ago? All sleek and shiny and completely impractical. The closest you ever saw to them on the road was the Batmobile.

Same here. Not designed to be even remotely practical. They're fun experiments and advertising bits. They also serve as conceptual trial balloons to gauge broad acceptance.

Does anybody think that future cars won't have lots of display panels and cameras? Smile for the camera!

(As an aside, how would you make out with your girlfriend (or whatever) in one of these things? Do younger people still do that or do they just fuck in their bedrooms? Did I miss it, again?)

Comment Re:The bacteria are found in the cooling towers (Score 1) 112

because it provides a good environment for them. It is not at all surprising that the bacteria would be found in a recently disinfected cooling tower. The only way to stop that from happening is to somehow make the cooling tower environment a less friendly one for the bugs.

I know! I know! Put a politician, preferably fairly high level (they get more dangerous as they age) in the tower. That's a pretty unfriendly environment. If it's a bad infestation, you can temporarily install a committee. Monitor everything on C-Span.

Comment Re: Paved with good intentions... (Score 1) 245

I notice you subtly passed-over mentioning Uranus. I know that was intentional: your kind always pretends to "forget" Uranus, but everyone who knows about Uranus remembers Uranus, and we notice when you passover Uranus. You think you'll get away with it, but we know, and we're watching you and we're watching Uranus.

Why do ACs always focus on Uranus? In every goddamned discussion about planets, it's always ACs that have to bring it up. Can't talk about Saturn or Pluto. Neptune is always left in the lurch.


Logic doesn't apply to the real world. -- Marvin Minsky