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Comment Extra parts... (Score 1, Interesting) 621

That's not a geek, that's a Retard.

Extra parts do not exist; they're always there for a reason.

If you keep it long enough, you'll figure out why they were there, lol.

I had left over one large washer in a bike rebuild, only to find out far from home that it was to keep the pressed-in pins from falling out of the shifter drum/rachet assembly.

Stuck in 6th gear, off road, 20 miles from home; that's not a lesson you forget.

Comment Re:Look over there! Benghazi! (Score 1) 470


Nice to see their replacement for Bohner accidentally tell the truth; I bet there was a lot of shit hit the floor when that got out.

I can't wait for the next attack; I was hoping I could get a sound bite of McCarthy calling Hillary a communist, but I guess I won't get a chance now. :)

Comment Astroturf... (Score 1) 143

Yeah, a 12 mile exclusion zone from a Quad Chernobyl, pretty much.

Of course, none of the old rods that were in storage in the pools above the reactors burned and vaporized into the air, or anything. :) After they were exposed to the air for days or weeks.

Hydrogen explosions in the main buildings when it was vented is the big memory I have; seeing that on the news, and knowing why there's hydrogen to vent, I know pretty well what happened to the reactors.

Vitamin R; it's good for you. :)

(to the paid astroturfers:)
Check out what happens to an irradiation victim; there are IAEA papers on criticality accidents that are very informative.
A real asshole would wish that all the paid astroturfers that have kids get to experience this first hand, with their families. But I'm not an asshole.

The Louis Slotkin incident in only one of such occurrences; that's a rough way to fucking go. Look it up.

A nosebleed can be a nosebleed.
A nosebleed due to sudden temporary or permanent leukemia is a radiation exposure symptom.
(permanent as in all the blood cells dying; a lot like ebola, really, at the end)

Stories like this make it easier to make out the astroturfers; it's amazing that people actually get paid to shill. I'll never understand, I guess. :)

Comment Re:None of the people I know that Like this Show.. (Score 1) 406

If you don't have a piece of broken... something... that you've been tinkering with on and off for years, which you could easily replace with a raspberry pi and some custom software/hardware, you probably aren't a geek either.

Not all of us can read x86 assembly code in hex, but a lot of people can. Some of us can even read M68k asm in hex, but it's harder.

Those people, at least, are geeks.

The last time I heard of a "chicken eating geek" was in an Alice Cooper song... lol.

Hacking is a lifestyle, it has some things to do with code, but it's mostly problem solving.

Windows is a tool, just like most things; if you're using them right.

But a geek would know that.

Comment None of the people I know that Like this Show... (Score 2, Interesting) 406

,,,are Geeks.

They would like to be, but lack the essential 'hacker' mentality required to Be a Geek.

Most of them are unimaginative morons, although highly educated.

A highly educated moron is easy to achieve with modern education; they can calculate something without any understanding whatsoever.

Comment Re:Wow... (Score 1) 258

Reported yes.

Not complete and total Bullshit; ehhh, odds are low. :)

I'd say the truth in that story is more along the lines of "These people and places actually existed", than anything profound or revealing. rofl.

IMHO, Cheney is the one likely to be holding the defib paddles on someone's balls, "convincing" them to sign something, in that twosome. :)

Comment Wow... (Score 4, Funny) 258

So, Bush actually went full Gestapo, and the Justice Department and Ashcroft Backed it Down a bit?

That's fucking amazing, really. I'm sure this is Bullshit, but I'm not sure which parts, or how much.

Since Cheney isn't implicated as the originator of the Full Gestapo move, I'd be more willing to bet He's the one now trying to throw Bush under a bus for some reason.

I dunno, but, like Obama found out: You can't vote out the Gestapo.

Once they're here, it takes lives to go back.

Comment This. (Score 1) 12

The Robots you are likely to see Looking for you in the future are most likely "Peace Bots" there to help subjugate or kill you, depending on their orders.

Humans are so fallible; most people won't shoot the unarmed defenseless women and children; no prob for Bots.

AI is going to Change the World, eventually.

"Everybody is talking about the weather but nobody does anything about it." -- Mark Twain