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Comment: Re:the problem with stealth technology (Score 1) 150

Actually the missile lock is close to 200miles.
And for that you don't need any stealth at all as the few 'dog fights' over Iraq showed. Plenty of Iraq pilots got shot down by missiles far beyond the 100miles range without even ever noticing the F-15 or F-16 that shot the missiles.

Comment: Re:Supply / Demand curve (Score 1) 187

by angel'o'sphere (#48680895) Attached to: Uber Pushing For Patent On Surge Pricing

I did not deduce anything.
I simply said the idea that 'supply & demand is all that defines prices' is wrong and an oversimplification.
There are plenty of examples if simply look at markets. E.g. oil would/could be at half its price with current overproduction ... but the price is not dropping, why?

In fact supply and demand usually follow each other and the price is as high as you can get a customer to pay. Perhaps check what a 'expensive' perfume costs in New York versus Paris. And then tell me why the same flask shipped over the atlantic is cheaper in New York. There is no 'logical' reason, except that americans simply refuse to pay more. Now guess where the demand is higher! Wow, in New York. So how can the same item be cheaper there?

With 2 hours of googeling I can bring you 100ds of examples.

E.g. prices of shares at the stock market ...

Comment: Re:Looks an awful lot like the iPad mini (Score 1) 53

Sigh ... that was never the topic.

The topic is what would you prefer to buy first, we don't talk about replacing anything. And yes all my laptops are made from metal. And I indeed know people with MacBooks who now buy MacBook Pros because the plastic broke after 10 years. But no idea if plastic macs even still are produced.

Comment: Re:Supply / Demand curve (Score 1) 187

by angel'o'sphere (#48678083) Attached to: Uber Pushing For Patent On Surge Pricing

No my example is not false.
As it is exactly how it works in west europe.

That it is different in your country makes my statement not false.

The only way a bakery can change prices here over the course of the day is to give a discount (in the evening e.g) to sell stuff that is otherwise thrown away.

Comment: Re:do what you want. (Score 1) 232

by angel'o'sphere (#48678065) Attached to: Should Video Games Be In the Olympics?

O only supported the OPs point that shooting a modern olympic bow has nothing to do with archery.

You try to make a mess out of that.

I stand to my standpoint that archery should cover basic skills in using a 'primitive' bow.

If you disagree, that is up to you.

Making an argument about it, trying to get a non native english speaker into a dispute with a native one over spelling mistakes or true scotsmen ... neither serves your intelligence your mine.

Have a nice day.

Comment: Re:Whoops (Score 1) 175

by angel'o'sphere (#48677243) Attached to: Bill Gates Sponsoring Palladium-Based LENR Technology

which is why he is investing on a technology that is going to displace oil and outright kill renewables.
Why should any power source build on LENR kill renewables?
First you need plants, takes decades to build a big plant.
Then they need to be _cheaper_ than the renewables.
And the main problem: do LENR plants even produce enough heat to be feasable as electric power plant?

Perhaps a 'table top' fusion/LENR plant is usefull to heat a room, or even a house or for cooking, but making it usefull for an electric plant is a long way to go.

Comment: Re:LENR is not fusion (Score 1) 175

by angel'o'sphere (#48674749) Attached to: Bill Gates Sponsoring Palladium-Based LENR Technology

Many LENR reactions (if not all) are fusion reactions.

Or how do you call it if a H atom "combines" with another one?

Low energy fusion in vacuum are researched since the 1890s (yes, eight teen not nine teen), especially japanese, italian and german researchers did stuff like this over 100 years ago. Easy to google btw.

Comment: Re:do what you want. (Score 1) 232

by angel'o'sphere (#48673527) Attached to: Should Video Games Be In the Olympics?

The majority of archers shoot bows like:
Yumi
Long bow, british
Recurve hunting bows
Skyth bows
Hungarian bows
Korean bows
and plenty of others ... Olympic bows are only shot by athlets competing there and people who want to compete there.

Only retards shoot an olympic bow. Regarding your 'butthurt' I only supported the minimal sense, my parent's post made.

Regarding your [what] ... the word left of is is 'now'. N and B are right beside on the keyboard. We are talking about bows. So your '[what]' only shows how retarded you are.

If you want to defend that toy bows are the right thing for the Olympics, don't talk to me ... I have no influence on the Olympics and I don't participate in toy bow shootings.

Regarding to shooting an Olympic bow, that kind of archery is no challange in respect to true archery. In regards to that I'm on par with our retarded GP.

Bottom line: I don't get about what you are arguing ... you shoot a 'normal bow' as good as an Olimpic does a 'special' bow? Is that your point? You can't shoot a normal bow?

Winning the Olympics means you shoot better than the other competitors ... it has no meaning in regards to the rest of the worlds archers (using other bows or distances, who did not join the Olympics)

Runnig fast in the Olympics means there are less than 100 people on the planet and in future likely less than 1000 (or lets make it 10000) people who EVER will be faster than you.

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