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by SDK
Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 95573
Views: 4323960

Re: Double Post

addams wrote:Heury is Back!
Did you see the UpSideDown Glacier?

Sure don't have those back in Alberta.
by SDK
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 95573
Views: 4323960

Re: Double Post

Haven't seen Night for about a week now. Got in late yesterday. Finally got to bed about midnight, but the sun was still shining.
by SDK
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 95573
Views: 4323960

Re: Double Post

Oops, upside down pictures. Though the first one still looks pretty good!
by SDK
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 95573
Views: 4323960

Re: Double Post

Teehee! I snuck into Alaska even though I don't have a passport. Canada border patrol got a little angry at me on the way back in though. Currently in Whitehorse, Yukon and further North than any of us have ever been.
by SDK
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta Mafia II: Day 5
Replies: 1012
Views: 21173

Re: Meta Mafia II: Day 5

You played a good game, scum. Well done!

It was fun joining you guys again. I'm currently in northern BC on my way to the arctic, but I'll catch up with y'all again in a few months. Maybe for Sscret Santa since bessie asked so nice. ;)
by SDK
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 95573
Views: 4323960

Re: Double Post

chridd wrote:
SDK wrote:
addams wrote:Ogden Nash!
I am a fan!

I only know him from that one poem. It's in a poetry book by Eric Carle that I read to my son.
Was that Animals Animals? I remember that from when I was little.

That's the one!
by SDK
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6179
Views: 466837

Re: Trump presidency

Judges slowly become measurably more liberal over time. Was curious about this, so I looked it up. Decent article by 538 if anyone's interested. Not Scalia's lead? I know things can get a little partisan but that's uncalled for. Nobody here should be wishing death upon anyone because of politics. y...
by SDK
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Infinity War
Replies: 129
Views: 8292

Re: Avengers: Infinity War

heuristically_alone wrote:Goddess of Death

Or his love interest.

(This is what I was expecting when she was first introduced in Thor Ragnarok)
by SDK
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31185
Views: 2116904

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Hi dimochka! Wheel of Time 3 is supposed to be starting pretty soon. I won't be able to join in, but a new city and new job is exciting! Congrats!
by SDK
Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:01 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31185
Views: 2116904

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta Laserguy and JimBob are both trying to keep the door open for vagueness and that is scummy at this stage of the game. Maybe they can actually pull this off! Unlikely, but there's a chance! I wonder who scum are going to kill tonight. Standard play dictates confirmed town, but they might be ...
by SDK
Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6179
Views: 466837

Re: Trump presidency

If she gave up her asylum claim and returned to Guatemala, she and her daughter would remain together. If she applied for asylum, on the other hand, Maria would be thrown in jail for a year and her daughter would be put up for adoption. Maria would never see her daughter again. I think the thing th...
by SDK
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6179
Views: 466837

Re: Trump presidency

The thing I 'd note, in complete agreement that this family separation policy is a degree of fuckwitted evil that has no place in the U.S., is that apparently (acording to an NPR piece I'd heard this morning, not sure if it's beeen transcribed yet to provide a reference) It did nothing as a deterre...
by SDK
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6179
Views: 466837

Re: Trump presidency

if you think this kind of story is isolated or rare rather than just happening to have occurred in direct sight of someone tweeting about it, i have a bridge i want to sell you I don't think it's rare at all. I was a foster parent for several years. I know how fucked the system can get when it reli...
by SDK
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6179
Views: 466837

Re: Trump presidency

hey trmbpp how are you going to justify this one, i am curious exactly how far your fascism apologetics will go I'm guessing that he doesn't have to defend Trump on this one. I'd be surprised if any of the recent changes had a direct impact on this case since that policy was likely written a long t...
by SDK
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6179
Views: 466837

Re: Trump presidency

gmalivuk wrote:"Just cross at a legitimate point of entry," they said. "You'll be fine," they said.

https://twitter.com/Nawazistan/status/1 ... 2544046080

Ugh. CPS is the worst. Hopefully the mother can get it figured out on the US side.
by SDK
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6179
Views: 466837

Re: Trump presidency

An illegal immigrant is a huge flight risk. No known history, very little background, no permenant residence or known associates. We have discussed ankle bracelets and other options. ICE does use ankle bracelets to some degree. I dont know how effective they are. If they are quite successful let's ...
by SDK
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6179
Views: 466837

Re: Trump presidency

It boggles my mind that talk about how effective certain approaches to dealing with any social issue are tends to get shut down so hard around here. If you don't like how quickly I try to shut down discussions about how "effective" camps are in dealing with a problem Trump's policy invent...
by SDK
Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6179
Views: 466837

Re: Trump presidency

(Though I may just skip the step of saying anything about it first. I'm getting very tired of all the fascism apologetics happening here, and I'm far more interested in this being a comfortable place for vulnerable and marginalized people to socialize than I am in protecting you people's ability to...
by SDK
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same
Replies: 193
Views: 5780

Re: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same

I'm including stock ownership as "property" here. Okay, but a company selling stock is kind of similar to a loan at the end of the day, in that both are raising funds for the company. I don't see much difference between your company being a million dollars in debt to me vs. me directly ow...
by SDK
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same
Replies: 193
Views: 5780

Re: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same

Most of our inequality is not from wages, it's from property income. Most of our wage inequality is caused by direct attempts to limit opportunity for the sake of creating profits. If your rand is rented, you can pay our a social dividend that pays everyone equally, and the more centralized the own...
by SDK
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31185
Views: 2116904

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta SDK: What the heck are you saying, that you didn’t get any fathers day gifts???? The wife and I don't really do gifts for each other. Oliver gets some small things from us, but the vast majority of his (and our) gifts come from other family members. We have more than we need already...
by SDK
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same
Replies: 193
Views: 5780

Re: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same

People will loan out money because it pays back interest, and in socialism most of the money is in banks, not direct investment, so there is a hell of a lot more money to loan (also at 0% real interest, there is no artificial scarcity of money, anyway). Okay, trying to understand this here. - Indiv...
by SDK
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:09 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same
Replies: 193
Views: 5780

Re: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same

Let's set some terms real quick. Cooperative: Essentially a normal company, but owned by the workers. Community: The people who decide which cooperatives get loans of money/land/etc from the pooled wealth. Do I have that right? So if a cooperative fails, the community has lost money, not the individ...
by SDK
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same
Replies: 193
Views: 5780

Re: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same

They put together a business proposal, go to the bank, get a loan, and pay all employees, including themselves, from the loan until they have customers. Sure, but that loan is still on them, right? If their business goes belly-up, they pay it back? Can't really be called a wage if you have to pay i...
by SDK
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same
Replies: 193
Views: 5780

Re: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same

Centrally planned? You realize there are co-ops all over the country, thousands in Europe, right? You are acting like this is some new concept. But those co-ops have to make a profit in order to pay their workers/owners. Who pays the entrepreneur's wage while the co-op is starting up, before they'v...
by SDK
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same
Replies: 193
Views: 5780

Re: "Socialism" and "capitalism" are the same

Pulling this from another thread since the conversation has moved on... In attempting to find a metric, you are doing the equivalent of finding a correlation between wine consumption and longevity and declaring that alcohol makes you live longer. Unless you actually study why the wine makes you live...
by SDK
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6179
Views: 466837

Re: Trump presidency

Assuming you were to attempt to do such a policy would everyone be better off? No. The only winner in that scenario is the government because they gained a bigger tax base. That doesn't really follow from CU's hypothetical, though. The article said the rich make an extra half-trillion dollars (a te...
by SDK
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:06 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31185
Views: 2116904

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta (do NOT read) @SDK: I don't think it's just you losing your touch, this is a very strong headed group. I can usually get the lynch I want (unless I get myself lynched which is rare.) Everyone is trying to lead. I never thought that would be a problem - more people involved, righ...
by SDK
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6179
Views: 466837

Re: Trump presidency

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-asylum-seeking-families-border-bridges-20180605-story.html Article seems to indicate that Trump's change actually is causing an increase in those pursuing asylum by legal means. So the zero-tolerance policy is apparently working as intended. That would be great (w...
by SDK
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31185
Views: 2116904

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta How safe of a guess is it that mpolo is gonna get NK'd? Or is that too obvious, given his suspicions? Not sure. mpolo's bang on, which could make him a target, but being right doesn't necessarily mean much if people aren't listening to him. It might be more likely to raise the q...
by SDK
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 95573
Views: 4323960

Re: Double Post

I haven't seen Payback in a long time. Maybe I should watch it again.
by SDK
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 95573
Views: 4323960

Re: Double Post

flicky1991 wrote:*lunchtime plop*

There is a saying that has served me well: "Don't plop where you eat."

... or live. Yes, "Don't plop where you live". I like that better.
by SDK
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:29 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 95573
Views: 4323960

Re: Double Post

Breakfast time!
by SDK
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31185
Views: 2116904

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta
Spoiler:
And now it all comes tumbling down. LaserGuy must have felt my brainwaves as I posted that last spoiler. Pretty shady flip-flop there, though. Maybe we can pull this off.
by SDK
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:10 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31185
Views: 2116904

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta I feel that in light of this post jimbob and LaserGuy should have abandoned bussing moody today and went for the 'safe' lynch of Mark. If moody does end up getting lynched then it will look great for them but I think it would have been easier to go straight into LYLO and then pile up on...
by SDK
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31185
Views: 2116904

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta II Nope, SDK is magic, and nothing will ever convince me otherwise. :mrgreen: :wizard: And happy Fathers Day SDK! (and BoomFrog, LaserGuy, Suzaku, and anyone else to which this applies) So with two kids you get twice as many gifts this year, right? :D Thanks, and yes! Twice as many as z...
by SDK
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31185
Views: 2116904

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta BTW LaserGuy seems to know jimbob's result even though they don't have day-chat. I assume they prepared a signal/code for communicating it, was this allowed because the cryptography rules are more relaxed than usually? The ban on cryptography is not so that people don't use signals ...
by SDK
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 95573
Views: 4323960

Re: Double Post

Whew, long day of filming today. We're making videos for our students to help prepare them for the lab portion of our class. Home time now. Have a good weekend, everyone!
by SDK
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31185
Views: 2116904

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta LG was already getting some suspicion, but if he can play it off as vacation-related and give a strong D3, he might make it. There might be suspiciously low interaction between LG and jimbob (and between LG and moody), but that's a lot to bank on. Things are going to start getting t...
by SDK
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 95573
Views: 4323960

Re: Double Post

I don't. Will you tell it to me?

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