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"thy" = "your", "thine" = "yours"
"I readeth not" = wrong tense, I think you want "I didst not read"
- archaic grammar nazi
(If you have some time, you might like to read our rather surreal paper trail.)
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My experience may be mostly from playing games like counter-strike
Its funny to see geeks trying to be preppers.
- Slow down?
- Alert local authorities?
- Opt for additional insurance coverage?
- Locate a runaway truck ramp?
The motion-capture of the guy swinging from the monkey-bars looks somewhat realistic until you realize that his hands are swinging around in the rendering when they should be (and are) stationary on the actor.
Should be interesting when the technology matures, though.
Why are you assuming that the fake store is selling the real products?
Why are you assuming they're not?
In the video (spoiler alert!), after players accomplish the three stages of the challenge (extracting coal, 'conserving energy' by turning off electric devices in town (including stoplights??), and constructing alternative energy devices, they go to the town square for a celebratory country ho-down. No joke.
maybe now you will see the dark side of outsourcing to a country like China.
What does the place of manufacture have anything to do with fake retail stores? Wouldn't this be just as news-worthy if this was happening in Latvia?
Presumably the cost of surreptitiously acquiring the merchandise for unauthorized resale is much easier when it is manufactured in the same country, particularly if that country is known to be a relative safe haven for dubious business practices conducted at the expense of Western interests.
there's a difference between falling on a rock hard bathroom floor versus a bush or even grassland.
He found the gadget, its glass surfaces shattered, on top of a building about a half-mile away from where he landed with his parachute.
Chances are it was a bit harder landing than grassland. However the phone did have a protective case, and was still quite banged up from the fall.