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by Decker
Fri Nov 11, 2011 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fiber prevents cancer
Replies: 60
Views: 6993

Re: White bread causes cancer

“eating more fiber prevents cancer”. It should hardly be controversial when I say, “therefore people who don’t eat enough fiber get more cancer than people who do get eat enough fiber, for suitable values of ‘enough’ described in the study”. That is saying exactly the same thing. Neither of those t...
by Decker
Fri Nov 11, 2011 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fiber prevents cancer
Replies: 60
Views: 6993

Re: White bread causes cancer

Just making sure. Nothing personal, but phrases like that and "tax junk food" set of alarm bells in my head. For the record, I agree that people should eat whole grain bread (If only because it's tastier) and leafy veggies and things like that. I do NOT think that the best way to go about ...
by Decker
Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:29 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fiber prevents cancer
Replies: 60
Views: 6993

Re: White bread causes cancer

We should levy taxes on unhealthy foods, both to discourage their consumption and also to cover healthcare costs from their use. We should provide subsidies for healthy foods, such as whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, especially those which have not been processed much at all . This stood out a...
by Decker
Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 582767

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

Alright, I'm out of this thread until I've played the game for a while. See you folks in a few days.
by Decker
Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 582767

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

pseudoidiot wrote:^ that's more or less how I do things in Elder Scrolls. Minus the spells. I'm never really interested in magic in most games.

Neither do I, usually, but this sounds like it could be interesting.
by Decker
Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cigarette Plain Packaging Laws semi-passed (Australia)
Replies: 106
Views: 11578

Re: Cigarette Plain Packaging Laws semi-passed (Australia)

We should petition the white house to do this. Do you realize that a single burger from burger king (triple whopper with cheese) contains over 150% of your total daily recommended maximum saturated fat? Someone should totally petition Obama and see what the lower level staffer has to say about it. ...
by Decker
Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:50 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 582767

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

I've not played any of these games before, what is it related to? I can't see any games reviews as my work computers has a strict filter (I'm lucky to be able to get on here.) I'm debating getting a new game and heard some good things about this. I usually play Halo or Deus Ex. At the extreme and I...
by Decker
Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 582767

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

First character will probably be an uncomplicated, straightforward Nord Facesmasher. Though it probably won't be my first character, I'd like to give a mage a go with the re-worked magic system.
by Decker
Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cigarette Plain Packaging Laws semi-passed (Australia)
Replies: 106
Views: 11578

Re: Cigarette Plain Packaging Laws semi-passed (Australia)

Guys, we should add pictures of morbidly obese people and plaque clogged hearts to all Big Mac wrappers!

...That seems frighteningly plausible now that I typed it.
by Decker
Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cigarette Plain Packaging Laws semi-passed (Australia)
Replies: 106
Views: 11578

Re: Cigarette Plain Packaging Laws semi-passed (Australia)

aldonius wrote:Pictures of diseased body parts, sickly babies and dying people will cover 75 per cent of each packet, and tobacco industry logos, brand imagery, colours and promotional text will be banned.

I'm all for quitting smoking, but this just strikes me as silly and excessive.
by Decker
Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664346

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

That stuff was great, but it was pretty much just a novelty.
by Decker
Tue Nov 08, 2011 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 582767

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

Vaniver wrote:Well, you could always poison yourself. Go into work, vomit a little, go home, play Skyrim.

That idea is brilliant!
No, wait. The other one. Terrible.
by Decker
Tue Nov 08, 2011 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 582767

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

One of the downsides of having a boss that has Steam is that calling in sick on Friday probably won't work. Take a vacation day / tell them you have Skyrim Fever (which is quite probably true)? Why isn't your boss having Friday off as well? Although my boss plays some games and keeps track of which...
by Decker
Mon Nov 07, 2011 9:28 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 582767

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

One of the downsides of having a boss that has Steam is that calling in sick on Friday probably won't work.
by Decker
Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 582767

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

I've officially warned my friends and family that I may not be very accessible this weekend.
If no one hears from me in three days, send chips. Salt and vinegar preferably.
by Decker
Mon Nov 07, 2011 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Whitehouse opens petition site
Replies: 224
Views: 31041

Re: Whitehouse opens petition site

https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions/%21/petition/we-demand-vapid-condescending-meaningless-politically-safe-response-petition/gCZfn86x?i=0 We demand a vapid, condescending, meaningless, politically safe response to this petition. Since these petitions are ignored apart from an occasional patroniz...
by Decker
Fri Nov 04, 2011 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: U.S. Republican Primary
Replies: 2855
Views: 305886

Re: U.S. Republican Primary

Heisenberg wrote:How are we supposed to gossip when everyone's clothes stayed on?

Heh. Never underestimate the ability of the media to flip their shit.
by Decker
Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bullying legislation in Michigan;
Replies: 59
Views: 5887

Re: Bullying legislation in Michegan;

So, are catholic schools as bad as people say? I know they were when my mom went to one (before she converted to Judaism), but that was in the 70s. I really think it had more to do with the "all boys" part of it in my case. Catholic schools are like people. Most of them are alright, but y...
by Decker
Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bullying legislation in Michigan;
Replies: 59
Views: 5887

Re: Bullying legislation in Michegan;

I went to a catholic, all boys high school.
It was...an experience.
by Decker
Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bullying legislation in Michigan;
Replies: 59
Views: 5887

Re: Bullying legislation in Michegan;

As of six years ago, not liking sports was still a punishable offense in my high school.
by Decker
Fri Nov 04, 2011 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bullying legislation in Michigan;
Replies: 59
Views: 5887

Re: Bullying legislation in Michegan;

The bill doesn't seem to allow physical bullying for religious or moral reasons, but verbal abuse is perfectly acceptable if the bully holds a "sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction." So, for example, telling a gay person that he's going to hell and deserves to because he's ...
by Decker
Fri Nov 04, 2011 1:21 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Favorite Place to Get a Burger?
Replies: 139
Views: 72216

Re: Favorite Place to Get a Burger?

I had a Five Guys burger for the first time in two years the other day. It was as good as I remembered. I can't help but notice what this doesn't say. How good it was? Very good. The reason I haven't had one in two years was because that's when I moved from Rochester back to Buffalo, where there ar...
by Decker
Thu Nov 03, 2011 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Favorite Place to Get a Burger?
Replies: 139
Views: 72216

Re: Favorite Place to Get a Burger?

I had a Five Guys burger for the first time in two years the other day.
It was as good as I remembered.
by Decker
Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Diablo III
Replies: 2188
Views: 390713

Re: Diablo III

Izawwlgood wrote:You crazy. Everything I've seen from the game and the skill layouts seems like they're fixing everything about D2.

Crossbows at 20 paces!
by Decker
Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Diablo III
Replies: 2188
Views: 390713

Re: Diablo III

Screature, wrote:Diablo 3 is a day 1 purchase for me. I've never been into WoW, but Diablo 2 was fantastic, and I'm sure Diablo 3 will be oh so much better!

Really? I keep hearing that they're ruining everything.
I heard it on the internet, so it must be true.
by Decker
Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Whitehouse opens petition site
Replies: 224
Views: 31041

Re: Whitehouse opens petition site

Роберт wrote:Speaking of velcro, I've just patented using velcro to keep your iPhone case closed. I expect lots of royalties for my ingenious innovation.

"I could have thought of that!"
"You didn't."
by Decker
Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Texas judge beats his daughter for gaming [trigger warning]
Replies: 110
Views: 19668

Re: Texas judge beats his daughter for gaming [trigger warni

There's still the fact that you just sued someone who:
A: Has a habit of beating the shit out of you.
B: Lives in the same house as you.

I certainly don't think the emancipation would happen right away.
by Decker
Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Occupy Wall Street - Spreading. Check your town.
Replies: 2500
Views: 238585

Re: Occupy Wall Street - Spreading. Check your town.

Similarly, you could describe OWS as having the same message, but just targeting the financial sector. OWS wants to burn down and do over Wall Street? That's entirely news to me. It's news to me that protestors wanted to burn down Egypt Edit: Ahh, I see that Hippo used those words. My mistake. Eith...
by Decker
Tue Nov 01, 2011 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2643
Views: 551209

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

The Zombies are a big part of Terraria, especially the early part of the game. I imagine that if Minecraft was sold on Steam, it would be part of the sale too
by Decker
Fri Oct 28, 2011 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 305796

Re: The radical idea that women are people

Overheard at work.
"The problem is with feminists that they only want rights for socialist women. They don't think other women deserve those rights."
Blar
by Decker
Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2643
Views: 551209

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

I like Borderlands. Fun game.
by Decker
Wed Oct 26, 2011 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: China Plans to Be A Major Force in Desalination
Replies: 11
Views: 2293

Re: China Plans to Be A Major Force in Desalination

sourmìlk wrote:
Decker wrote:I think it might take a little more time to win the public over on the idea of putting a nuclear reactor next to the ocean.

I pass by one on my way to work. And they're all over Japan.

And look how that turned out.
(I'm being facetious)
by Decker
Wed Oct 26, 2011 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: China Plans to Be A Major Force in Desalination
Replies: 11
Views: 2293

Re: China Plans to Be A Major Force in Desalination

It also helps that you have a NUCLEAR REACTOR in there. When you have one of those powering the ship, it's got enough heat to spare to desalinate water. I don't know how viable it would be to set a nuclear power plant near the ocean and have it desalinate water all day. It would be interesting to c...
by Decker
Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 305796

Re: The radical idea that women are people

Oh, okay. Yeah, it's certainly not feminism's fault. I think what threw me is that "men" and "feminists"* (or "people who have been influenced by the effect of feminism on their culture") are not mutually exclusive groups, so saying that men are responsible doesn't nec...
by Decker
Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 305796

Re: The radical idea that women are people

Menacing Spike wrote:
Belial wrote:I think I have to make him a moderator. Y'all'll never see that coming.


Is it possible to alter the forum settings so he can post but not read?

And that would be different from before...how?
by Decker
Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: U.S. Republican Primary
Replies: 2855
Views: 305886

Re: U.S. Republican Primary

Um... might be a language issue or I am misreading sarcasm, but Child Murderer is worse than Murderer because the Murdering of Children is considered a graver offence. A adult probably has done something 'wrong' to make them not 100% innocent, but children have not had the opportunity to be evil ye...
by Decker
Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 305796

Re: The radical idea that women are people

PS: I've never heard "violent brute" defined as "manly". I'm almost envious of you then. Edit: Because, frankly, I got shit all through high school for not wanting to play football, and thrown into lockers for it. I'm sorry to hear that. That's quite ridiculous. Though I wouldn'...
by Decker
Tue Oct 25, 2011 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 305796

Re: The radical idea that women are people

antoinelepenseur wrote:PS: I've never heard "violent brute" defined as "manly".

I'm almost envious of you then.
Edit: Because, frankly, I got shit all through high school for not wanting to play football, and thrown into lockers for it.
by Decker
Tue Oct 25, 2011 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 305796

Re: The radical idea that women are people

For the record, the trivialization of sexual harassment of men is usually the fault of other men.
"What? You don't want chicks hitting on you? *inset homophobic slur here*"
by Decker
Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 501000

Re: WoWzers!

I wonder if Pandarens are going to get an alchemy bonus, since they're supposed to be such excellent brewers.

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