Note that the oil and water are not leaving the piston in the same phase. The oil is leaving as a liquid and the watter as a gas. These would be very easy to seperate. As you mentioned the steam would be slightly contaminated with oil and there may be some hydration of the oil if the oil is cooled to below 212 but is that a problem?
The steam would be condensed and then just re-injected into the cylinder. If there is watter in the oil then when the oil is reheated all you have to do is provide a vent for the steam.
Like other people when I hear a word I go back into the file of words in my brain and bring up what that word means to me. For example if I hear a word like "file" it makes me think of manila folders, file systems, methods of organizing data, etc. When I hear a word like "gimp", as a disabled person, my primary exposure and association to that word is as a weapon being used against me. It can bring up all the pain, sadness and anger of being attacked over and over again my entire life for things I can do nothing about. Of being pervasively, systemically and viscerally devalued not just by institutions that have no concept of accommodation or dignity for people unlike themselves but by bigoted and patronizing attitudes of the public as a whole.
In short "It's the person being offended's choice to be offended" is fucking bullshit. All the trauma of a life time can be brought to bare in just a few words. It sounds like some of the folks on this thread have a lot of privilege when it comes to things like ability, ethnicity, gender, etc. You may not have experienced pervasive attitudes of prejudice so you don't know what it is like. But unless you die young you will. Eventually you will experience what it means to have ability loss and to be old in this society that no longer wants to have anything to do with you. Good luck getting a sympathetic ear when people have attitudes like what you have displayed here.
Additionally, yes, for now, it is just the bad, bad truants. People that citizens would be reluctant to defend or start an outcry over. But this is a pilot program. Once pilots are successful (or I suspect in a case like this, even if it's not) they are expanded to larger groups. I wonder if in the future they will get the ability to track students via their cell phones. Maybe a mandatory smart phone app that periodically calls home with GPS data.
But if they simulate the actual dangers and pressures of entering space the possibilities of this game truly excite me. For example if a player needs to build a space ship to travel from the moon to mars they have to take into account: solar wind, high speed particles and meteorites, deadly radiation, life support, power generation and many other variables. One may build a large enough functional life support system but it's size may be to grate to be protected by the radiation shielding but adding more shielding would make it too massive to get to mars in time given the alloted fuel. She would then have to build a more streamlined life support or maybe make it a robotic mission. After construction of the ship simple (don't want to tax the servers too much) simulations would be run on how the normal forces of space affect the craft along with random encounters such as meteor showers or solar storms (Probabilities of encounter could be determined by weather or not they are traveling through the asteroyed belt, the Kuiper belt, near the Sun, etc.).
These obstacles are fun just to think about, trying to figure it out in a game setting would make it everything that I wanted spore to be: free the imagination and just provide simple constraints for people to discover and overcome with there own ingenuity.
The other great appeal of this game would be the possibilities of exploration. Its one thing to see photos, artistic renditions or even videos of alien landscapes, but to actually explore them in a 3-D environment would be truly amazing.
We need someone to clean the streets, and really intelligent ambitious people don't really want to do it. Typical street cleaner doesn't need to know what an Ohm's law is.
And what you think the technically uninclined are pushing down the gates to get at those street cleaning jobs? Nobody "really wants" to do menial street labor.