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Comment Re:Airline security? (Score 1) 202 202

Don't fly to Florida with that key in your pocket


Could be construed as "Unlawful possession of a concealed handcuff key"

A homeless man was picked up with a handcuff key on a necklace and charged under that law.

"including, but not limited to" is pretty broad

Comment Re:Captive Portals Do That You Know? (Score 3, Informative) 273 273

Hint, that is a word. From Merriam Webster


"The most frequently repeated remark about it is that âoethere is no such word.â There is such a word, however."

Just because you choose to not recognize it, even though you understand perfectly what he meant by it, shows your ignorance. By the way, ain't is a word too, well a contraction at any rate.

Comment Re:When I was in High School... (Score 3, Insightful) 1054 1054

The bible is one of the most pornographic and violence filled books ever.

Two of the more pornographic passages, yes the second one is incest, no it is not taken out of context in the least.

Ezekiel 23:20
There she lusted after her lovers, whose genitals were like those of donkeys and whose emission was like that of horses.

Genesis 19:32
Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father.

Comment Re:Good Fucking Luck (Score 3, Interesting) 155 155

This is mostly only a problem in the US. In Essen Germany there is a yearly games trade fair/convention called Spiel that attracts over 150,000 people a year. Semi comparable conventions in the US get 14k for Origins or 37k for GenCon. Spiel is much more of a marketplace compared to people actually playing games at Gencon or Origins. Just another number to throw in, PAX attracts about 70k gamers.

Spiel is a family event and the games being marketed there are definitely not your average superstore games shelf fodder like Monopoly, Hi Ho! Cherry-O, or Jersey Shore trivia game. Though some have have gotten better about this and now carry others like Catan, Carcassonne and Race for the Galaxy.

"There is such a fine line between genius and stupidity." - David St. Hubbins, "Spinal Tap"