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Comment: Re:Google+ (Score 2) 100 100

Aren't friends the whole point of social media?

No. Friends are the point of Facebook specifically, but not social media generally. The point of G+ is to find people who are a source of material that you find interesting. ... Those people may become friends to one degree or another after that, but they start out as strangers.

Comment: Re:This is a good thing. (Score 1) 198 198

A) Yes, I realized this after my haste to make the joke.
B) You have clearly missed that this was supposed to be a joke.
C) Had this story actually been about tides and not wind (see A above,) then I would be right: retarding the tidal bulges even more than they already are (via harnessing) would slingshot the moon even faster than the tides currently do.

May Euell Gibbons eat your only copy of the manual!

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