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Comment: Re:Skin deep, but that's where the money is ! (Score 2) 175

by JudgeFurious (#48616151) Attached to: Researchers Accidentally Discover How To Turn Off Skin Aging Gene
Exactly right and if you're the company with the one, true "cure" for skin aging then you have to look at the population of the world and think "I've got an endless supply of customers!" This isn't something an entire industry would shut down. It's something they'd go into a crazy bidding war to possess.

Comment: Re:I just don't understand (Score 1) 1128

by JudgeFurious (#48459717) Attached to: Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting
No. It's not. He explained it to you perfectly and if you don't understand it then you simply don't understand how any of this works and you're not able to participate in this discussion. He did not say that they could arbitrarily assault people who are not using force of any kind. He told you that they were allowed to escalate to a higher level of force if you fail to comply with them. They issue you a verbal command and you tell them to go fuck themselves for instance. Then they are allowed to beat your ass into compliance. That's the gist of it. They get to shoot you if you decide to try and beat one of them up too. That's because they're carrying a handgun and they are allowed to do whatever it takes to keep that handgun from falling into your hands. Go back and re-read what this AC said and when (if) the light bulb comes on you'll feel better.

Comment: Re:plug for Tektronix test equipment (Score 1) 186

by JudgeFurious (#48401939) Attached to: Battlestar Galactica Creator Glen A. Larson Dead At 77
I hate to be a dick about Larson because he's died and it's never a great idea to speak poorly of the dead but his "ideas" were mostly ripped off takes on other people's ideas that he saw in popular films. The guy was successful doing this but he really just cranked out cheap copies of things and trends he saw in films. OK, he did that often. Not always but quite often. I'll give him that. There was probably an original idea in there every now and then. Not many of course. He did work in Television after all.

Comment: Re:Hmmmm (Score 1) 186

by JudgeFurious (#48401885) Attached to: Battlestar Galactica Creator Glen A. Larson Dead At 77
Yes it was however in the case of Buck Rogers the movie did come out in theaters prior to the television series showing up. It was always intended to be the pilot for a new TV series though. I imagine they worked that trick out from their previous experience with Battlestar Galactica but executed it better the second go round.

Comment: Is it "worriesome"? Really? (Score 5, Insightful) 575

by JudgeFurious (#48040253) Attached to: Obama Administration Argues For Backdoors In Personal Electronics
I think it's worrisome that my government thinks it should have the ability to get into every single aspect of my life with minimal obstruction because "someone", "somewhere", is doing something they shouldn't be. I am thinking of the children. I'm thinking that unless people stand up to this kind of shit "the children" are going to grow up in a world where they have absolutely no privacy and think it's perfectly acceptable for that to be the case.

Comment: Re:Study is quite incomplete (Score 1) 261

by JudgeFurious (#48039269) Attached to: Which Cars Get the Most Traffic Tickets?
Much like the Pontiac GTO. I had one and there were very few sold in the states. They only sold it for three years (I'm assuming they're talking about the 2004-2006 version and not the original GTO from 40+ years ago). Very few made and they are disappearing quickly. I spend a lot of time at a GTO message board and pictures of wrecked GTO's are regular fodder for discussion. Still, while there may be few left I bet the ones that are still out there are still being (mostly) driven by idiots who attract plenty of law enforcement attention.

Comment: Re:Study is quite incomplete (Score 1) 261

by JudgeFurious (#48039191) Attached to: Which Cars Get the Most Traffic Tickets?
This is it exactly. I'm 49 years old and have been driving too fast for most of my life. I still drive too fast today, I just pick my moments. Haven't had a ticket in well over a decade too. It's just experience. When I first got my 2006 GTO I got on it quite a bit but the first time I was at a light next to a younger guy in a Subaru STi I learned that some things change over time whether you want them to or not. The light changed and we both took off hauling ass trying to pull away. I didn't get far before I started looking at the street ahead of me and thinking stuff like "What if someone pulls out into my lane?" and "My insurance is going to go through the roof if I get in a wreck or get a ticket". I backed it down and let him go on his way. It just isn't worth it. I still have a heavy foot (2014 Mustang GT now) and like to speed but I do it when I'm alone and there are very few cars on the road around me (if any).

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