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Comment Re:remember it well (Score 1) 156

What I remember is that for Katrina, people pretty much kept their heads. When Rita came, everyone was freaking out because "OMG KATRINA PART 2!", and that's when the freeways turned to parking lots. I went to the mall the night before Rita hit, and nobody was there. It was open, the doors and big department stores were anyway... but almost no one inside at all. Creepy. Sat at home through the storm and pretty much nothing happened. Lol'd at all the people sitting on the highway. Ike tore up a lot more... roofs caved in, fences knocked over, power out for 2 weeks...

Comment Re:People have to be careful (Score 1) 138

The vibe I got from the writeup was this: 5 years out, it could be feasible to have a country-wide wifi network that would handle data voice.
Of course I don't think that's actually the case, due to range issues among other things, unless you are looking at only providing service to heavily urbanized areas.

Comment Re:But... but? (Score 1) 172

This post reminds me of how much confusion the YouTube login systems have caused. I've been using YouTube since 2006, so I think I now have: Two separate "YouTube accounts", a "Google account", and a "Google Plus account". I'm still not clear on the distinction between all of these, how they are linked (between themselves and between other Google services), etc.

Comment Re:What's performance enhancing? (Score 1) 155

I've actually heard the same thing from someone else, that they did really good at pool while tripping. I wonder why that is, maybe it's got something to do with the geometry of the shots, of pattern recognition? I'm no stranger to tripping either, but I've never played pool on a trip, and I can't think of anything else.

I was playing poker the other night... with Tarot cards. I got a full house and 4 people died. -- Steven Wright

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