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Comment Re:Blindfold Anyone? (Score 1) 155

Take photosensitive paper off of wall.
Place into light-proof envelope.
Open small hatch in wall, which leads to drop box.
Place envelope into drop box.
Close hatch.
Alert the people outside the experimental room that they can now open their hatch, and retrieve the envelope.
They then take the envelope to a photographic darkroom and proceed as normal.

Comment Re:Programmed behaviour is programmed behaviour. (Score 1) 437

"Yield to them" is not the same as 'wait for one human driver to go, then follow the standard rules.'

The problem is, humans don't follow the rules. I personally find that, at a four way stop, a certain amount of aggression is required, or other humans will quite happily go out of turn.

Comment Re:Sorry to say so, but... (Score 1) 343

This is correct. 95 had several networking technologies built in; TCP/IP, Banyan Vines, Netware, interchangeably, simultaneously, and 'just working.'

It was a big deal, at the time, to be able to go start->control panel->networking and just pick and choose.

The Plus Pack was, as I recall, animated cursors and Internet Explorer.

Comment Re: Vietnam (Score 2) 282

Well, that's the difference between winning the war and winning the peace.

The choice after the Civil War was either Reconstruction, on VERY generous terms, or risk insurgency and partisan actions for generations.

See also the end of WW1 versus the end of WW2.

Comment Re:Input output (Score 2) 381

Funny, so many developers/coders here, and yet they forget ye old addage 'garbage in, garbage out', or another way, if input > output, guess what happens?

So, if the only thing that matters to get the desired output is to use the correct input, and the platform itself is irrelevant, then a Commodore 64 is sufficient for all computing needs, right?

Or, in more modern terms, there's no need for Linux, or any other OS for that matter. After all, the 'genetics' or 'metabolism' of the platform is irrelevant. As long as you give Windows good data, you'll get proper output.

Comment Re:Where's the rest of the questions? (Score 1) 38

Half the fun of Munchkin is specifically fucking with the other players. I don't know if that would translate over to the digital realm.

For example, you can feel free to cheat horrible, break all the rules, as long as nobody calls you on it. I'm not sure how you'd translate that to a digital format.

I THINK MAN INVENTED THE CAR by instinct. -- Jack Handley, The New Mexican, 1988.