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Comment incomplete sentence... (Score 1) 29

It's not farming, building and hunting that hurts the animal population. it's doing it in MASS QUANTITIES from overpopulation.

The american indians managed the land and it's resources just fine, It's the assholes from europe that wiped out most everything because of stupidity.

Just like how the Wolf population crashed horribly due to idiot farmers killing every wolf they see because they are too lazy to protect their livestock properly.

Comment Dont need long term.... (Score 1) 55

It's effortless to get the snip, then you don't have to worry if the doc does it right where it's non reversible. I.E. he snaps the vas, seals the ends then folds them back 1/2 an inch back on themselves and uses basically a surgical ziptie to hold them there. there is ZERO chance of the Vas reconnecting.

Real men get their Vas snipped. You do not "need" to have any more kids.

Comment Re:what KIND of wildlife? (Score 2) 29

chernobyl is actually in ukraine, just outside belarus

it was a soviet disaster (although the soviet union was merely a construct of russian imperialism, so it can be thought of as a russian disaster, so perhaps i'm just tweaking the meaning of your joke)

but like the holodomor ( ), and the continuing vivisection of east ukraine and crimea, russians sure do treat their slavic brothers like shit

Comment Re:Hmmmm (Score 1) 371

Well, this is what you get when you have a project run by rock star developers.

Now it would be better if people were more mature in their communications, but the bottom line is that (a) they're smarter than almost everyone else they know, (b) they know their work better than anyone else and care deeply about it, and (c) they get results. Under the circumstances have no reason to act like grown ups. They're not only rock stars, they're still churning out hits.

It's no wonder that they take the attitude "the world has to take me uncensored, and if anyone doesn't like that then it's their problem." It's a perfectly understandable attitude, but it's not an admirable one. Trying tact first won't necessarily make you more successful, especially if you're a rock star. But it won't make you less successful either; after all if tact fails the option of publicly humiliating someone by showing how much stupider they are than you is still open. What it will make you is a better person.

Comment Re:Who actually wants this? (Score 1) 51

Well if it means we're going from small devices with small apps and small amounts of resources to suddenly making them full on desktop machines, I just don't see the point.

And that's totally fine. The point isn't what YOU want, it's what some private company wants to do and these actions will in no way, shape, or form negatively impact your life and thus getting all up in a huff about it is a little over the top.

Comment Re:Who actually wants this? (Score 2) 51

What percentage of Android owners even remotely want any of this?

Users don't know what they want until it is provided to them and, honestly, if you don't want any part of it, that's cool but perhaps it will really help developers port their work cross-platform and bring us to a completely different level.

I would love to see Android or iOS apps come back across the divide in some cases, so there's likely a market in reverse.

No sense in getting all fired up about CodeWeavers doing this.

Comment Re:The odds are very low... (Score 1) 150

make their defensive/offensive tech as far ahead of us as a modern naval battle group would be ahead of some revolutionary war army with muskets and cannons

I am going to disagree in a manner. An alien race with such technology would, compared to us, be like the US Army vs 12 sheep and a dog. We probably wouldn't even know they were attacking. In fact, the moronic stuff we see here, they probably already are. They have discovered a dino-killing asteroid heading our way, and now they are making sure we'll never see it coming.

Comment Re:The odds are very low... (Score 1) 150

I would say the odds of us getting hit by a city-killer space-rock tomorrow is infinitely higher than of you ever putting together a reasoned justification for your own continued existence. Considering all the resources you are wasting, you should fix that.

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