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Comment: Re:mod parent +1 realistic (Score 3, Insightful) 901

by Digital End (#28454871) Attached to: NASA Sticking To Imperial Units For Shuttle Replacement
So your owner there... he wants 200 10 pound bags, good... good...easy enough...

How many ounces is that? Tons?

It's a stupid system which is held onto simply because it's what we're used to. (and yes, it's easy to google the answer, but I could give you the kilogram converstions faster then you could type it)

Comment: Re:Ahhh, Slashdot (Score 1, Insightful) 440

by Digital End (#28428513) Attached to: Crowdsourcing Big Brother In Lancaster, PA
Are... you honestly bringing the founding fathers in as a source for why you shouldn't have to wear a seatbelt?

get off your soap box, put the bloody belt on, and grow up. You're in a moving object traveling at what most living things would consiter crazy speeds, with a statistically high risk of that crazy speed being stopped abruptly. It takes you two seconds, quit whining and wear the damn thing.

Comment: Re:Ahhh, Slashdot (Score 1) 440

by Digital End (#28428461) Attached to: Crowdsourcing Big Brother In Lancaster, PA

Except for the fact that people continue to not wear seatbelts, no matter what the law says. Laws don't make people do something.

Keep giving them tickets. Call it an idiot tax. If we're somehow allowed to add a tax to smoking because it's bad for you, then why the hell can't we have a "Tax" for not wearing your belt.

Wear the damn thing... ffs people get up in arms about such stupid crap.

Comment: Re:Save teh Childrenz (Score 1) 662

by Digital End (#28252991) Attached to: Japanese ESRB Bans Rape Depiction In Games
... forgot to add the [br]'s
Here's an easier to read version:

Obviously this will protect familys the world around. Remember, the further into the closet you can push such issues, the less likely it will be that someone will do behave that way! I mean if we can just hide the fact that rape is possible, people won't realise it. And we make it a taboo thing, that will help. Remember, in America we focus on our familys, and ensure delicate children aren't shown this filth, or depicted in it! And remember, pretending there isn't a problem and hating ourself for it has a great track record! Ted Haggard told me so. (2)

Oh crap... well.. reality is here to crap on my parade again. I hate when that happens. The United States has the world's highest rape rate of the countries that publish such statistics. And before you shout the population difference, I'm saying PerCapita, not total rapes. The US is about 18 times higher than Japan. In 100,000 women, 33 will be raped in America, less then 2 in Japan. (1)

Tagging "Save the Children" on to your reasons to want to ban something which offends you makes you a horrible person. Grow up and realise everyones got some odd fetish, desire, or drive. Dealing with it responsibly, rather then letting it fester, is a sign of a mature person. I'd rather someone masterbate to drawings and games, regardless if it's a rape fetish or child fetish, then try to act out such desires.

show your work:
(1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rape_statistics#UN_Statistics (statistics can't prove anything of course, however, they do cast doubt on banning crap helping)
(2) google: "anti-gay preacher male prostitute" for several results, Ted Haggard was just the most well known case, there are many more

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Comment: Save teh Childrenz (Score 1) 662

by Digital End (#28252967) Attached to: Japanese ESRB Bans Rape Depiction In Games
Obviously this will protect familys the world around. Remember, the further into the closet you can push such issues, the less likely it will be that someone will do behave that way! I mean if we can just hide the fact that rape is possible, people won't realise it. And we make it a taboo thing, that will help. Remember, in America we focus on our familys, and ensure delicate children aren't shown this filth, or depicted in it! And remember, pretending there isn't a problem and hating ourself for it has a great track record! Ted Haggard told me so. (2) Oh crap... well.. reality is here to crap on my parade again. I hate when that happens. The United States has the world's highest rape rate of the countries that publish such statistics. And before you shout the population difference, I'm saying per person, not total rapes. The US is about 18 times higher than Japan. In 100,000 women, 33 will be raped in America, with that same 100,000 less then 2 would be raped in Japan. (1) Tagging "Save the Children" on to your reasons to want to ban something which offends you makes you a horrible person. Grow up and realise everyones got some odd fetish, desire, or drive. Dealing with it responsibly, rather then letting it fester, is a sign of a mature person. I'd rather someone masterbate to drawings and games, regardless if it's a rape fetish or child fetish, then try to act out such desires. show your work: (1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rape_statistics#UN_Statistics (statistics can't prove anything of course, however, they do cast doubt on banning crap helping) (2) google: "anti-gay preacher male prostitute" for several results, Ted Haggard was just the most well known case, there are many more

Comment: Re:my 2 cents (Score 1) 630

by Digital End (#26294995) Attached to: Sex Offenders Must Hand Over Online Passwords
I should probably mention, since my post does seem horribly close minded... that on this topic I'm happy to be close minded.

I'll listen to a murderers side of the story before I'll listen to some asshole try to justify screwing a child. At least with murder there's "Self Defense" or other reasons that justify the act... there is no justification for child rape.

Comment: Re:my 2 cents (Score 1) 630

by Digital End (#26294973) Attached to: Sex Offenders Must Hand Over Online Passwords
Screw their rights.

I'm a very fair minded person, but when adult A, has sex with child B, you lose your "I'm a human" card.

I agree laws have taken it too far with pictures, and cartoons, and all mannor of stupidity... these people aren't child molesters, they're just pervs. Nothing wrong with that, it's a free country, masterbate to whatever you want to masterbate to.

When some idiot has sex with a 12 year old though, they're write offs. I frankly don't give a damn if they spend the rest of their life doing medical work for free in 3rd world countrys, they're still scum.

And if we're going to do the appeal to emotions argument with "You can say that until your son or your nephew or your brother gets convicted for doing something stupid."... well you can say that untill your 10 year old daughter gets raped on the playground and they let him go.

Comment: my 2 cents (Score 1) 630

by Digital End (#26277637) Attached to: Sex Offenders Must Hand Over Online Passwords
You surrender your right to be treated like a human being the second you commit a sex crime.

Screw them.

And before anyone says it, yes I know some people get busted for stupid crap and have it labled a sex crime... that's stupid and the system needs fixed. Rapists and Pedophiles though? (actual pedophiles, not kids downloading child porn from the chans) Screw'em.

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