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And then there's a certain player who would offer a quick draw then go to the nearest casino to play poker, which he was quite good at and normally won more than the tournament would have produced. And still get his appearance fee for the tournament.
The problem is idiot American drivers. I've been accident-free for over 20 years now, but having worked for a police department and helped develop a database for tracking car accidents, I definitely appreciate the infinite diversity of the idiots out there on the road.
I'm asking this seriously as we're thinking about going over there this summer. This is absolutely ridiculous, especially when it appears on the same page that Parliament says that TOR can't be blocked.
Besides, if we do this, we'll all end up xenophobic and composing songs that would make Paul McCartney weep. The first ET that landed on the planet would trigger a universe-wide genocide, all in the name of that which is not Krikkit.
I'm definitely forwarding this to a friend who lost his wife a bit over a year ago and hasn't been having much luck with online dating.
Looks change over time. If you are that fixated on appearance, I would doubt that you're going to have a happy marriage as you get older.
I never worked with trying to get an app written to talk to it, so I don't know anything about their drivers outside of ODBC. I just wish our AS/400 had had the full developer loadout rather than just the runtime tools, it would have made sucking it dry before we retired it so much easier. That 400 was ancient, over 15 years old, but an absolute beast when it came to reliability. It was definitely the most solid box in our server room.
Turned out that your password had to be between 8 and 10 characters long. It'd take 12, but it'd never be able to compare it correctly. Thus, my previous bank.
The other thing that caused me to seriously doubt their competence was when their system had crashed and I got an ODBC error telling me that their back end was in Paradox.
I will say one good thing about them, though. My wife's checking account is through them (she doesn't do online access) and last year we added my name to the account and I got a debit card through them. A few weeks ago we were in a nearby town and my debit card stopped working, it was fine two days prior and there was plenty of money in the account. My wife forgot her wallet, so we used my card. Fortunately I had my personal account's card with me from a different bank. Come to find out that they had preemptively cancelled a whole lot of cards because of the Home Depot breech and I had a new card waiting in my PO box. Unfortunately they didn't notify me in advance. Double unfortunately I also use my card at Kmart's pharmacy for my wife's meds, so I expect another new card in the mail.
Yup, computer-moderated, play-by-snailmail games. Flying Buffalo is one of the oldest hobbyist game companies still in existence, still owned by the same guy. He started running games out of a shoebox while he was in the military in Hawaii in the '70s, he got out and bought a computer and a programmer to code the game. Everyone would receive a printout of their positions and status at the start of the turn, you'd write your orders on a turn form and send it in, they'd be entered and batch processed. So (depending on the game: different games had different paradigms and backgrounds) all fleet movements would happen first, then attacks, then cargo load/unload orders, etc. So no one had an advantage by living closer or having faster mail service. They ran like four different games on the Raytheon, the most popular was Star Web, they also had Battle Plan and I think an economic game that was a bitch to run, only one guy could run those. There were a few hundred games of Star Web going on at any given time back then. The UCSD Pascal on Northstar CPM ran Heroic Fantasy, Feudal Lords and I think Star Lord ran on a TRS-80 Model 3(?). Another game, Galactic Conflict, was also run on a TRS-80 by the guy who designed it.
Later, Rick Loomis (the owner) had an account on The Source, and I think also on Compuserve, and players could submit their turns via email, but I think only Heroic Fantasy could go out that way, I don't remember. It was very useful if you were up against the turn due date and there was no way you could get your orders in on time. Your printout was still sent to you via USPS. Later still, after Star Web and the others were re-written off the Raytheon, that's when they probably gained the ability to send everything through email, though I believe they still do snailmail for some customers.
Lots of fun. They had a game store up front where I spent countless hours playing Champions 2-3 times a week, sometimes we saw the sun rise.
My question is whether this is a full patch, or just the partial one that they've been talking about for most *nix distros.