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Comment: Re:Sudden? (Score 2) 262

The only way you can think that is if you get your scientific information from the introductions to newspaper articles. Seriously. Even the most egregious "No ice in 2014/2015" articles mention that these are possible outcomes (by using the words "could" and "might", which you have entirely failed to mention). The IPCC says that the sea ice should remain until ~2030.

You are showing off your ignorance as if it's something to be proud of. You've taken the gifts of knowledge and learning - given to you by the countless generations which preceded you - and wiped your ass with them. Congratulations. You're a great person.

Comment: Re:Haters gonna hate (Any materialized predictions (Score 1) 262

You don't seem to understand what "ad hominem" means, even though you linked to a good description of it. You are not very good at teaching yourself, it seems. That would go a long way to explaining why you can be so incredibly wrong about so many things, yet seem to think you are right, even when the evidence is dangled in front of your face.

Comment: Re:Any materialized predictions? (Re:Sudden?) (Score 1) 262

You are asking for a model, though. The models are used to make predictions - you can't have one without the other. As it is, many of the models have been very accurate, and this hasn't exactly been kept secret. The fact this information is so easy to find, and yet you haven't bothered looking for it, makes your position absolutely indistinguishable from someone who is engaging in an honest attempt to learn. If you are honestly attempting to learn, you are going about it the entirely wrong way. Instead of arguing on Slashdot, spend a few seconds on Google to learn something. I beg you.

Comment: Re:Any materialized predictions? (Re:Sudden?) (Score 1) 262

Are you that fucking retarded? Seriously? You are citing the Telegraph, and citing it wrong in the process. The article even states "... the IPCC suggests the ice will remain in place until the 2030s...". You are hanging on the words of one researcher, and not even bothering to look at the actual research involved, or what the scientists are saying on the matter.

You don't want to be proven wrong, or you are simply terrible at logic. Pick one.

Comment: Re:No doubt... (Score 1) 73

by dave420 (#49751549) Attached to: Musical Organ Created From 49 Floppy Disk Drives
Those are just 8 floppy drives playing music. This is a 49-floppy musical instrument which can be played in real-time by a pianist. That's quite the difference, and something you entirely failed to mention. I guess that would get in the way of Grumpy Old Man time, and take the wind out of you bitching about buzzwords and 3D-printing :)

Comment: Re:People who say "this is crap" don't have a clue (Score 1) 132

by dave420 (#49749011) Attached to: Pre-Orders Start For Neo900 Open Source Phone
For most people those points simply don't matter. For them, this phone is crap, as it costs a lot and isn't as capable in various aspects as cheaper, more popular phones. I appreciate that some users will find this phone appealing, but we shouldn't assume they represent anything more than statistical noise when it comes to phone users.

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