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Comment Tip of the iceberg [missing link] (Score 1) 669 669

There is no missing link.

Its just a line of fosills from A..B...C......H..I...N...V...X..YZ, and whenever there is a fossil discovered to be - say - put in between I and N you have 2 new "gaps".
Which in turn get popularized as "the (new) missing link".

Yes the fossil record is not complete (that would require a unbroken chain from FossilA to FossilZ - an by its nature fossilised stuff is rare (enough) to not be complealty avaliable).

# I'm no expert - and the missing link stuff via media is getting to me - so here is my layman clarification. Also the Letters A-Z have only illustrative purposes here. #

Comment I tried, but... (Score 1) 169 169

Though I'm from Austria, I am in now way whatsoever involved with patents, I tried to look "AM 7738/2003" up @ patent search engine, without luck. I just noticed that when I filter for Austrian patents the prefix changes to AT XXXXXXX, so I'm not sure what to make of the AM

Comment cargo-dest/passanger-dest (Score 3, Interesting) 107 107

FYI, there is a patched version flying around the openttd forums which implements cargo and passanger destination, which means that cargos and passangers want to go to a specific location not just to any city,
this gives the game much more depth

When some people discover the truth, they just can't understand why everybody isn't eager to hear it.