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Comment: Re:This isn't a question (Score 1) 403

by I'm New Around Here (#49760609) Attached to: Ireland Votes Yes To Same-Sex Marriage

How about something I will comprehend? You haven't managed to do that in your response.

I am not religious. I am not atheist. I am not agnostic. I don't care if God exists, or Zeus, or Vishnu, or Atius Tirawa, or any other deity.

So, for this non-religious person's sake, explain how religious people can't talk about "right and wrong". How do non-religious people define "right and wrong"? Is something "right" because the law says it is OK? Are all illegal activities "wrong"? I mention the law because if you don't use a church's definition of "right and wrong" do you use the government's definition instead?

As for marriage having nothing to do with a man and a woman, only with two people in love, how do you explain the marriages of royalty that ended wars between European countries not so long ago? Those marriages weren't valid in your eyes because they weren't for love?

Comment: Re:bye (Score 1) 519

That's why I use Speed Dial addon. I get to choose which sites are shown, and their placement.

First row: Google, Google Image, Google Maps, Google Translate (for all we hate Google, they are useful as hell)
Second: three sites that outsource jobs to me, then Yahoo
Third row: my bank, customer portal, Ebay, webmail portal

Why would any serious user let the browser pick the sites shown on a new tab?

Comment: Re:North Pole (Score 1) 485

by I'm New Around Here (#49744157) Attached to: The Brainteaser Elon Musk Asks New SpaceX Engineers

Oh my god, you're right. His braindeadedness was so strong, it sucked me into its field.

In my defense, I never did like the equation for circumference always using (2r) instead of (d), especially since in many examples the circle's diameter (eg. round swimming pool, x units across) was what was given. I saw other kids back then having this very confusion, and that was 30 years ago.

Thank you for correcting me.

Comment: Re:North Pole (Score 1) 485

by I'm New Around Here (#49742449) Attached to: The Brainteaser Elon Musk Asks New SpaceX Engineers

Of all the clueless replies that are off the mark with regard to the "south pole solution", yours has the distinction of being the most braindead.

What is the circumference of a circle with radius r? It is (Pi * r^2), of course. So a circle with radius of 1 mile would have a circumference of (Pi * 1 * 1).
If you can't figure that out to a closer approximation than "3 and a bit miles", please turn in your Geek Card, turn off your computer, pick up a ball, and go play sports with the jocks down the road.

Comment: Re:Since when rewarding pirates is "good"? (Score 1) 214

No. If you "help yourself" to my car, I am directly hurt because I cannot get to my job, and I have to spend a lot of money to get a new car.

I don't pirate music and movies, but I agree with Immerman about the exaggeration of the results of others doing so.

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