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by PeteP
Sun Sep 11, 2016 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Hmm yeah that video actually looked concerning for once. Well even if she instantly died after becoming president her vp would still be a better choice than trump or his vp so not concerning in the who is the better choice sense.
by PeteP
Sun Sep 11, 2016 11:16 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Btw what do y'all think of her "basket of deplorables" comment. Tactically I mean.
by PeteP
Tue Sep 06, 2016 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

http://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2016-election-forecast/#plus Trump is getting much too close, he should be entirely unelectable but it seems to barely hurt him. Oh he is still back but it should be a landslide.
by PeteP
Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:24 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Pay to Win - a game theory problem
Replies: 21
Views: 6056

Re: Pay to Win - a game theory problem

Naming a lower number carries a risk though, namely that the other one might have more than your false one => you end up getting half of theirs.
by PeteP
Mon Sep 05, 2016 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Since I don't actually read your media unless linked, is he right about it being underreported? Btw same question about this: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/05/opinion/hillary-clinton-gets-gored.html?smid=tw-share
by PeteP
Mon Sep 05, 2016 5:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1922
Views: 385985

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

Not really, prioritizing higher per hour days doesn't mean you can't work more if it is necessary at some point but if you would have survived with long hours on bad days and short on good ones then over time working more when you get more should make it unnecessary to work more on bad days by creat...
by PeteP
Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:48 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15142
Views: 2624377

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Yeah as the article says In Germany, only 36 percent currently support a reintroduction of conscription, but the fact that the issue is back in the public spotlight is surprising enough to many observers. there is no majority for it at this point. And the broomstick things isn't brought up as argume...
by PeteP
Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I just saw this quote from his speech on reddit and was impressed he really is blatant about it: We've admitted 59 million immigrants to the United States between 1965 and 2015. Many of these arrivals have greatly enriched our country. So true. But we now have an obligation to them and to their chil...
by PeteP
Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Though they didn't actually specify that that visa thing even got past her aide to her.* But yeah access itself is quite a privilege when it is to someone in a high enough position. Which is one reason why I wish papers would add their research material as link (unless it is something that has to st...
by PeteP
Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15142
Views: 2624377

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Wikileaks/Assange gets super petty:

https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/768056314761191424
Clinton looked at drug after suffering from 'decision fatigue' 1) https://t.co/ftmwzMcE9U 2) [url]https://t.co/dEcdNXgxz9
by PeteP
Wed Aug 24, 2016 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: BCE and CE.
Replies: 47
Views: 9324

Re: BCE and CE.

Imo the long form of AD sounds kinda silly at least when you know what it means so if I had to choose I would prefer something different. But since I don't often talk about anything longer than 2k years ago I don't really have cause to add either when stating a year.
by PeteP
Wed Aug 24, 2016 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Clinton news for once. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/hillarys-heel/2016/08/23/75565570-6972-11e6-ba32-5a4bf5aad4fa_story.html? But honestly, everyone was expecting this already, right? These emails basically already confirm my worldview that Clinton is a shady character. Sounds like they ...
by PeteP
Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:33 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Goahead52's Math Posts
Replies: 148
Views: 18136

Re: Goahead52's Math Posts

To be more direct, I am asking because I am still unsure whether you understand what an identity is so I wanted to see how you would go about turning it into an identity.
by PeteP
Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Goahead52's Math Posts
Replies: 148
Views: 18136

Re: Goahead52's Math Posts

Goahead52 wrote:If I replace n by something related to 9 and its powers it will become an identity.
You will learn nothing from it.

Out of curiosity, could you do so please?
by PeteP
Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)
Replies: 1947
Views: 233884

Re: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)

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by PeteP
Tue Aug 23, 2016 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Goahead52's Math Posts
Replies: 148
Views: 18136

Re: Goahead52's Math Posts

Any equation no matter how complex is it either some some values or all the values will end as identity. Based on that sentences my best guess is that you are thinking values that fulfill the equation are identities or something? Values don't end up as identity, identity refers to the equation itse...
by PeteP
Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I just felt I should point out that the three articles don't specify race for the one doing that. It is not an unreasonable guess for the reason but I think when one makes assumption based on the hypotheses the data is supposed to support that should at least be noted.
by PeteP
Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

http://fusion.net/story/338016/trump-manafort-marines-nato-protests/ Basically aggressive protests against Marines in the Ukraine were allegedly political plants and connected to Manaforts clients and A memo leaked to the Times of London on Wednesday suggests Ukrainian prosecutors believe Manafort ...
by PeteP
Thu Aug 18, 2016 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4532
Views: 697172

Re: The Darker Side of the News

For sexual harassment whether it is welcome or unwelcome can change whether it is sexual harassment making the thing more complicated. (Cue the police arresting people they don't like for sexual harassment of their boyfriend/girlfriend (of course that detail doesn't get put into the report and they ...
by PeteP
Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/pdf/2015/PPP_Release_TX_81616.pdf I think this is the poll in question so 944*12% African-American.
by PeteP
Sun Aug 14, 2016 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: GOP Operative Confesses: Most PACs Are Scams
Replies: 30
Views: 8024

Re: GOP Operative Confesses: Most PACs Are Scams

87% overhead? Are there any laws against asking for donations and using most of the money for "overhead"?
by PeteP
Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

It won't happen but a real devastating landslide would be satisfying to watch.
by PeteP
Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Not buying the "Hillary statement can be interpreted the same with the same level of nitpicking" thing. HIllary shouldn't have said that but it is not the same to saying something in the direction of "hey something extraordinary might still happen like my opponent getting killed"...
by PeteP
Tue Aug 09, 2016 10:02 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcxkkrNSv-4 Trump suggest the second amendment folks could do something if Hillary gets to pick her judges…
by PeteP
Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6884
Views: 1109466

Re: Police misbehavior thread

See, everyone keeps saying this. The whole "heat of the moment" thing. But what makes THAT a moment? It's about stress. Two grown men sitting on the ground, one of them with a toy, is easy to dismiss as nothing from the sidelines - especially after the fact. But when you're actually there...
by PeteP
Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15142
Views: 2624377

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

https://hbr.org/2016/04/even-the-thought-of-earning-less-than-their-wives-changes-how-men-behave Apparently asking people a question about whether their spouse makes more or less than them before asking them who they would vote for (which is supposed to make them think about gender), leads to more ...
by PeteP
Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:22 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15142
Views: 2624377

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

http://www.publicdefender.mo.gov/Newsfeed/Delegation_of_Representation.PDF

Governor vetoes funding for public defender system, Director tries invoking a provision on him that allows delegating a defense to any member of the missouri state bar.
by PeteP
Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4413
Views: 807359

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

His limitation is that he has no control over his spawn point so the most likely point for him to lose someone is probably at the end of an arc where he succeeded but missed the loss of an ally. Well I guess it could happen before a arc really gets going.
by PeteP
Mon Aug 01, 2016 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4532
Views: 697172

Re: The Darker Side of the News

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/brexit-hate-crime-racism-immigration-eu-referendum-result-what-it-means-eurospectic-areas-a7165056.html Much more hate crimes after brexit vote in the areas voting for it. I guess racist saw the vote as confirmation that they have support in the rest of th...
by PeteP
Sun Jul 31, 2016 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4413
Views: 807359

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

What are the opinions on the new shows? I haven't yet picked up a show this season so I'm curious whether I'm missing something.
by PeteP
Wed Jul 27, 2016 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15142
Views: 2624377

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Talking about wikileaks. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/zeynep-tufekci/wikileaks-erdogan-emails_b_11158792.html Yes — this “leak” actually contains spreadsheets of private, sensitive information of what appears to be every female voter in 79 out of 81 provinces in Turkey, including their home address...
by PeteP
Tue Jul 26, 2016 10:33 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I don't think Vahir is talking about the electoral vote, but rather the sentiment surrounding the two candidates: the idea that Hillary is a profoundly corrupt sociopath who should be put in jail, and that Trump is a fascist thug who will bring about the end of the world. This kind of thinking is n...
by PeteP
Sat Jul 23, 2016 9:59 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15142
Views: 2624377

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

That argument applies to population growth but doesn't apply to changes in the current population.
by PeteP
Fri Jul 22, 2016 3:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6884
Views: 1109466

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Uhhh, the point is, that's a horribly unconvincing reason. I mean, the fact that he's also apparently an incompetent marksman is a gimmie, given the situation, but if you shoot someone accidentally, why the shit would you cuff them? Oh the handcuffing and letting them bleed part is completely incom...
by PeteP
Thu Jul 21, 2016 3:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

If Trump loses his most hard core redite supporters will probably still say he is playing 4D chess and wanted one Hillary term before his presidency because "reasons".
by PeteP
Thu Jul 21, 2016 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15142
Views: 2624377

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

The silly thing about that statement is people have become temporarily addicted to pointless little games for quite a while, these games just didn't lead them to run around outside so it was less obvious. (Though I admit it spread very fast.)
by PeteP
Wed Jul 20, 2016 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

https://twitter.com/SkyNewsTonight/status/755472151021428736?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
Donald Trump's spokeswoman says Melania Trump "wanted to communicate to Americans in phrases they have heard before"
wow I am impressed.
by PeteP
Tue Jul 19, 2016 4:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

The Saul Alinsky thing doesn't sound very convincing http://www.moonbattery.com/archives/2008/08/michelle_obama_4.html "as it is" - "as it should be" is a rather obvious juxtaposition imo.
by PeteP
Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1144727

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Yeah I'm kind of bothered by that. I don't know how much agency the partners of candidates have in these situations - perhaps the candidate's speech writing team wrote the speech? I'm not sure how much candidates write for themselves (not a lot, if The West Wing is a good example). Isn't that the p...
by PeteP
Tue Jul 19, 2016 1:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15142
Views: 2624377

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Don't worry though some people on reddit have figured it out and are saying it is all Trumps plan to a) got free publicity because it is so very hard for a candidate for the presidency to get into the media. b) distract from other things c)other reasons.

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