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Comment Re:Now and then.. (Score 1) 270

I agree, but gaming is still in there but the quality is different because of the platform. With the wife and kid, I am no longer doing the several-hour marathons of Civ or AoE, as in the past. However, my phone has now enabled me to game during usually non-productive times - lunch, waiting rooms, pre-meeting, car-idling...

Comment Re:I'm against it, strongly. . . (Score 1) 564

Having had a grandfather that worked for the USPS, I do have a fond place in heart for the service. With that said, hasn't the reality of e-mail and online bill pay services negated much of the use of non-parcel and non-bulk mail traffic? Maybe raise the rate on bulk mail to further reduce the work load, because it does seem like a money loser and stay competitive with the parcel's. The only website that I found actual numbers on was at Shipwire.com. First class is on a strong downward trend and will not recover. It is time to consolidate.
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Submission + - What Did Google Earth Spot in the Chinese Desert?-> 4

snooz_crash writes: The CIA requests your assistance in IDing a base that they have been observing for quite a while. The base has been in existence for several years, but it's shape and location do not lend to an immediate answer to the riddle of "what the heck is it?"
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Comment Re:Contractor wear (Score 1) 432

>Remember two things, you should not be climbing under things anymore. Directors direct others to do this work. ...depending on the size of the organization. Speaking as a director and as a continuing desk diver, I agree with the "Contractor wear" top thread, but keep a pair a jeans in a drawer in your office/cubicle, just in case. ...and congrats on the promotion.

I THINK MAN INVENTED THE CAR by instinct. -- Jack Handley, The New Mexican, 1988.

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