"Big giants chunks of debris would be no fun, nor would it be if the missile had radioactive material and destroying it turned it into a dirty bomb."
No, that would be the BEST CASE scenario.
If the missile has radioactive material then:
1)- It is already a dirty bomb. Destroying it minimizes the damage.
2)- IT IS A NUKE. Destroying it saves likely a city.
Neither of these are likely, but you'd rather 1000 dirty bombs than one fissile warhead.
I can't think of any time I would rather drive a Segway than a car.
I could think of times I would rather Segway than bike, or walk. Segways are far too slow to replace a car for any meaningful distance.
Always on does NOTHING to combat hackers in multiplayer. You simply have the rule that if you GO ONLINE, then blah blah blah. Example: It's trivial to cheat in D2 locally, but almost impossible online.
The fact that they are fucking CONSOLES is what stops casual pirating. Hardcore pirates never give a shit, and will have just one more BIOS hack workaround.
All it does is shit all over poor people, really.
Getting rid of community modding? That's also a pretty terrible idea. In fact, your whole post really strikes me as terrible.
Essentially, the point is "why would they come here"?
And there's plenty of reasons. For instance, if humanity had that level of technology, we might be concerned with with an alien race hitting some tech singularity and coming to kill us all with underdeveloped morals and overdeveloped beam weaponry- we might want to monitor, meet, or conquer to ensure that such a thing doesn't happen. An alien race could certainly have a policy of exterminating anything that is sentient or surpasses a certain tech marker (FTL drives, grey goo, or something we haven't thought of yet). Alternatively, a race could seek out sentient sufferers and seek to aid that- if humanity reaches that level of advancement, instead of sitting back with a "prime directive" mentality, we may instead move in, ameliorate, offer immortality and uploads, etc.
I suspect FTL is either impossible or has not been invented in Virgo Supercluster. It seems unlikely that we would be in the brief window of time from which it is invented until we see visible signs of such a civilization.
WAIT WAIT HOLD UP DAWG
When we had a Democrat majority Congress and a Republican President, this was a REPUBLICAN problem.
Now with a Democrat majority Senate, a Republican Majority house, and a popular two-term Democrat President.... this is a REPUBLICAN problem.
Bull. Fucking Shit. You just want to suck blue dick because you are on team blue. Get it through your head- both sides want this. If either didn't, IT WOULD NOT BE A THING!
I would chose "heat dispersion". This simply HAS to be the thing that makes lappies as unreliable as a hippie's promise at a weed convention. I go through laptops at 2x the rate I go through desktops- and when I build a new desktop, it's usually because I want something new and cool. It's enhancement. When I buy a new laptop, it's because my old one shat the bed- often while I'm on travel.
In the last 10 years:
1- I built 3 computers. The last of these was triggered by a bad power supply on the second (it took me awhile to figure that out, but I was looking at computer parts even before the issue)
2- I bought a Linux Certified laptop, it broke, got a used lappie from a friend, it broke, grabbed some Best Buy laptop (it broke), got a Toshiba (it broke), got an Alienware (it had issues, but I was able to bring it back), and then got another Alienware (before I knew I could fix the first).
Toshiba I selected because at the time it and Lenovo were at the top of reliability (and Apple, which is always in a different price bracket)- but I guess I rolled snakeeyes on it or something. After it fucked up, I said fuck it, and went with Alienware- not only did I get a good deal, but I'm a gamer, so I kinda like the brand- more importantly, it comes with keyboard lights that are easy to program into a rotating rainbow, which is totally metal.
No, I think I can get the book at that cost because that's how much it fucking costs. I don't need to be upcharged because I'm white, or American, or any other bullshit. This is simple capitalism. If the cost of the book is too high for a Thai, that's a shame. If the cost is low enough for him, that's fantastic. But that doesn't mean I need to pay more, or have some goddamned Whiteboy tax. Take your imagined privilege-industry and shove it up your ass. I'll pay the actual price for the book, thanks much.
Maybe because Ginsberg fucking sucks too?
Remember the 5-4 decision saying that the government could take your house, give you a few bucks for it, and then hand the land over to someone with a business plan to build a mall? That was all "conservative" justices in the 4, with the swing siding with the "liberals" for the majority.
This should have been 9 fucking 0.
"Calling to report a crash on a no-stop highway? Unless you've got a hands-free method of doing so, this is arguably dangerous enough that you're going to cause more accidents, so it is not permitted."
Only a real fucking class A moron would make that argument. It's not like you have a 25% chance of fucking crashing when you make a call. It's a tiny sub 1% thing, and if a crash has happened, people normally drive slowly around it anyway. You are sucking the dick of a bad law- I hope you like the result, because it's gonna be all over your face at the end.
In practice, everyone will ignore the law. They will call a crash in, because when it comes to medical responses, seconds matter, and 2 bit lawmakers and their willing dicksuck apologists such as yourself will just tut-tut-tut and be useless.
Just like always.
"I'm doing this immoral thing, but unlike the rest of the net where adblock is rare, enough of my users are sophisticated enough to jump through the hoops because we suck Satan's dick so much. What do I do next?"
It's convenient that historically censor happy groups have finally found some fashion in which they may claim to be harmed by speech itself.
"Motif of harmful sensation" was removed from wikipedia, but now the claim is that mentioning certain topics is the equivalent of the basilisk's gaze. I'm sorry, but your right to swing your fist doesn't stop a mile away from my face because the motion triggers something in me. We can't have free speech if we assume people's psyche's are made of dust and the wind from an open mouth will cause them to blow away. Naturally, the censors have then logically produced the fact that we can no longer have free speech.
We must oppose such policies.
Is unquestionably being threatened by such malarky as this.
We need to oppose this, stridently and unceasingly.
Obviously no "civil rights" are being violated. But JUST PRETEND:
What about news and reporting over people who are being abused all around the world? Should such NEWS be banned, as it clearly documents civil rights violations?
What about history books that cover past tragedies? Those were "civil rights" violations (and often much worse). Should their mention be banned?
The difference, of course, is that porn titilates the viewer. That's really all this is about. Their logic falls flat on its face, as the documentation (and pictures of) "civil rights violations" have never been subject to ANY manner of censorship (with the occasional exception of a government trying to hide what it is doing by preventing proof of it from getting out).
The idea here is that a person (presumably a man, because underlying any law like this is the assumption than men, and men's thoughts, are evil), sitting at their desk at home, is capable of injuring someone through their thoughts. Men aren't just evil in the eyes of someone writing such a law- they are evil WIZARDS!
I'm going to echo "question of scale' guy. If your cigarette habit was two packs a month, you'd be fine. It took years to correlate smoking with all the bad things it is correlated with, and that's not at two packs a month. A cannabis smoker doesn't have these issues because he smokes so damned little compared to the nichead.