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Comment: Re:You don't say... (Score 0) 606

by KozmoStevnNaut (#49222883) Attached to: YouTube Video of Racist Chant Results In Fraternity Closure

That's because almost every single other group is a "white pride" (or at least celebration of western white culture) group in disguise. Everything that happens in the western world is more a less a celebration of what white men have created over the last couple hundred years of history. You just can't see it because it's become the default state of the world you live in.

You colossal idiot.

Comment: Re:White balance and contrast in camera. (Score 1) 420

by KozmoStevnNaut (#49170091) Attached to: Is That Dress White and Gold Or Blue and Black?

Based on the adjectives, one is more blue, the other is more white.

The photo shows plenty of color. From looking at the picture, the background in particular, it is very clear that the image is quite over-exposed, which will significantly lighten colors. Obviously, the camera based its light metering on the black parts of the overall rather dark dress, which caused the blue parts to become overexposed and the the background to blow out.

It's completely ridiculously obvious, to the point where I theorize that anyone seeing white instead of blue actually has a mild form of brain damage.

Comment: Re:White balance and contrast in camera. (Score 1) 420

by KozmoStevnNaut (#49163205) Attached to: Is That Dress White and Gold Or Blue and Black?

No, it's distinctly a grayish blue. The photo is perfectly fine showing which colors the dress is, it's just a bit overexposed so the colors doesn't show through as strongly as the official model photo on Amazon.

And shiny black often appears golden or brownish under strong direct light which is actually a really big clue. Since the "gold" parts fade way too much to black in the dark parts, it's obviously now brown/gold, but black with a strong light shining on it. And no light source can simultaneously put warm highlights on black, while at the same time casting a cool blue tint on white, especially not one as strong as in the picture. Not in this universe, at least.

Comment: Re:White balance and contrast in camera. (Score 1) 420

by KozmoStevnNaut (#49162813) Attached to: Is That Dress White and Gold Or Blue and Black?

No, the highlights are simply blowout because the picture was taken on a phone camera. Give me a bright enough light, a piece of dark fabric and a phone camera, and I can easily make white or near-white highlights appear on a picture of said dark fabric.

Brown highlights are common on "black" fabrics, since they are often extremely dark brown (or blue), not true black. So the dark parts are definitely black.

If the blue parts of the dress were actually white, that would require a light source with a lot of blue light, as well as a camera with very misconfigured white balance. You would have to deliberately do this to mislead. It's also impossible to do this on an iPhone (which the picture was taken with).

Lastly, we know for a fact that the dress is blue and black, because the manufacturer doesn't even sell a white and gold version.

Comment: Re:Instilling values more important (Score 1) 698

Learning stuff from the bottom up is really good advice. Learn the basic of how stuff works and get a good knowledge foundation. From that you can usually extrapolate or at least make educated enough guesses that learning more complex systems becomes easier.

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