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Comment: Good news for me. (Score 1) 131

by mcmonkey (#49148933) Attached to: Adjusting To a Martian Day More Difficult Than Expected

Guess I should volunteer for a mission to Mars. My circadian rhythms seem to run close to 25 hours. I usually have trouble falling asleep before an hour after I fell asleep the previous night.

Yes, this a bit of a pain when having a job that doesn't allow me to start work an hour later each day.

Comment: Re: Bring on the lausuits (Score 1) 593

by Captain Splendid (#49138081) Attached to: Republicans Back Down, FCC To Enforce Net Neutrality Rules
Add that to the long list of other things you don't know.

LOL. Care to make it interesting? Unlike most assholes here, I don't just say shit to make myself feel good, I'll back it up with cash. Care to wager some money that the GOP will take the White House in 2 years?

Comment: Re: Bring on the lausuits (Score 1) 593

by Captain Splendid (#49131565) Attached to: Republicans Back Down, FCC To Enforce Net Neutrality Rules
In a normal world, your argument would be persuasive. But since the GOP has spent the last 30 years jumping every shark they can get, the problem isn't whether Dems can win 2016, it's the whether the GOP can untangle itself from the crazy long enough to not scare off most "independent" voters.

Comment: Re:Ah, the gun fetish (Score 1) 24

by Captain Splendid (#48959171) Attached to: Careless gun owner of the day: 2.5 hits 1 bullet
Cars just don't have the same totemistic mystique.

And much more complicated to operate.

we're talking about idiot parents here, and it's a blessing that the result wasn't more tragic

Actually, it's the worse possible outcome since those Darwin Award-worthy genes have been passed on already.

"It's when they say 2 + 2 = 5 that I begin to argue." -- Eric Pepke

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