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Comment: Re:What I'd like to see (Score 1) 328

Maybe call the timelines with names appropriate for them, or at least non-racist terms. I'd hate for them to settle on something as stupid as "Star Trek White" and "Star Trek Black".

Wait, are you asking for a grim and gritty reboot of "Let That Be Your Last Battlefield"?

Comment: Re:Lest we forget (Score 1) 225

by gmhowell (#48659093) Attached to: GCHQ Warns It Is Losing Track of Serious Criminals

there never were natives in England.

Everyone who can trace their ancestry back far enough will find Eastern European roots.

(I only have to go back to 1822 and I'm looking at Polack, French, Spanish, German, Greek, black West African and Scandinavian).

Don't be a shithead. Go back far enough, and only Africa has 'natives'.

Comment: Re:Established science CANNOT BE QUESTIONED! (Score 1) 718

He said "One study estimated that it could be completely gone during summer in less than 22 years"

Yes, he is promoting the idea that the ice caps are going to be gone.

You can see him claim 5-7 years here (from 2009) :

BTW, it is now 5 years later and there was still ice this summer.

Comment: Re:What a horrible first world problem (Score 1) 291

by Archangel Michael (#48653145) Attached to: Amazon "Suppresses" Book With Too Many Hyphens

"Too many" is not "wrong kind"

We should be able to articulate what we intended much better than was done here, especially those people criticizing literature and editing skills. If this was a formatting error (as was indicated) then that was the problem, the letter should have indicated it. And since it was a formatting problem, it was easy to fix, as was proven in this matter.

There was no need to remove the book, and a human (not an automated response) could (and should) have politely asked for a correction. Amazon simply came across as a boor.

Comment: Re:What a horrible first world problem (Score 2) 291

by Archangel Michael (#48652543) Attached to: Amazon "Suppresses" Book With Too Many Hyphens

And "The Interview" was a problem for Kim (North Korea, not Kardashian) so what? The problem with listening to every whiner is that they get too much power in the process, and normal people start being impacted by all the various "rules" the whiners come up with that serve no purpose other than to annoy everyone else.

Hey, I just described political correctness :-D

"Is it really you, Fuzz, or is it Memorex, or is it radiation sickness?" -- Sonic Disruptors comics