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by krogoth
Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:36 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Gamergate
Replies: 700
Views: 159170

Re: Gamergate

"plot device works by trading the disempowerment of female characters FOR the empowerment of male characters" This is imo is blatantly incorrect though, it's not for empowerment of the male character, it's to give an objective to the player. The male character gains nothing over the female...
by krogoth
Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:39 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Gamergate
Replies: 700
Views: 159170

Re: Gamergate

Shouldn't it be perfectly fine in some contexts, being the damsel doesn't automatically mean being weak, Borderlands 2 damsel is (spoilers)Roland, a main character from the first game. A strong person can still be the damsel, taken off guard or overwhelmed. They even pull the whole "your prince...
by krogoth
Tue Mar 10, 2015 12:02 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Mars Colonization Thread
Replies: 471
Views: 46160

Re: Mars One / Mars Colonization Thread

Depending on the materials, are some 3d printed parts recyclable? Oh broke a gear, feed it into the smelter and reprint it? I know most plastics probably can't just be re-melted and printed, but if possible with some parts reducing new material needed by a fair amount.
by krogoth
Tue Feb 03, 2015 1:10 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: 'Hypothesis' of Everything'
Replies: 37
Views: 7770

Re: 'Theory of Everything'

This almost sounds like a metaphor, close way to describe something, working toward hypothesis, not quite theory. Personally, without having the greatest knowledge of these things, I like the idea that matter is just high density energy. the problem then just moves from getting two photons to collid...
by krogoth
Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Why is there a need to be labeled? (gender, sexuality, etc)
Replies: 237
Views: 57974

Re: Why is there a need to be labeled? (gender, sexuality, e

Actually that(asexual) is quiet interesting, I think I know someone somewhat like that. I still find this other stuff somewhat confusing from time to time, as a straight cis male, I can only hope I'm sympathetic to the emotions of someone whom didn't match my preference. It can be hard to hold the t...
by krogoth
Thu Dec 11, 2014 10:21 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Working out encryption method
Replies: 4
Views: 4265

Re: Working out encryption method

The program is a company internal one, with a useless name of "my help" so it'll be difficult to find past occurrences or a recovery method, and the internal team don't really cover the program for some reason. There is an "encryption_reference" file (shows as plaintext in notepa...
by krogoth
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Working out encryption method
Replies: 4
Views: 4265

Working out encryption method

How much information is enough information to work out the encryption method. I have a File, i've encrypted it twice, both with the same password, using a specific work tool. Both times it's come out the same Ö E x;âÝÒ‚ˆÝ@'n„VkQV text does look slightly different in the text file attached but is...
by krogoth
Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Microsoft to buy Mojang (aka Minecraft) for $2.5 Billion
Replies: 31
Views: 7828

Re: Microsoft to buy Mojang (aka Minecraft) for $2.5 Billion

I was actually referring to calling Notch aka Markus Persson, "Mojang" while he was a founder he is hardly the whole company, he hasn't even worked on minecraft in years. He is the only person I know whom is no longer associating with the brand over the deal. Markus Persson sold the Mojang...
by krogoth
Mon Oct 06, 2014 9:56 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Microsoft to buy Mojang (aka Minecraft) for $2.5 Billion
Replies: 31
Views: 7828

Re: Microsoft to buy Mojang (aka Minecraft) for $2.5 Billion

IIRC, Mojang went to Microsoft and offered them the sale.Give Mojang a bit of responsibility, ya know? Its their decision too. Notch - just the head of the company from what I've seen, and a single person under stress as he was for a project that was bigger than what he wanted to look after, got to...
by krogoth
Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years
Replies: 21
Views: 6462

Re: Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years

Less animals so it's easier to for the next Noah to prepare for the next flood.
by krogoth
Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:21 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

Reminds me of something I heard somewhere. "If you've ever watched lesbian porn you aren't allowed to object to gay marriage." I never objected anyway, but I always wondered if Christians ever protested Scientology marriage. If the reason you don't want gays marrying is because the bible s...
by krogoth
Fri Sep 05, 2014 5:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

If done correctly, we can take great joy in our differences.

Nuff said?
by krogoth
Fri Sep 05, 2014 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

If we start from the point we are the same, at the very least the burden of proof is on those who claim difference?
by krogoth
Fri Sep 05, 2014 5:11 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

"We do have a lot in common. The same Earth, the same air, the same sky. Maybe if we started looking at what's the same instead of what's different... well, who knows." -Meowth
by krogoth
Fri Aug 15, 2014 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Dark Matter
Replies: 27
Views: 6586

Re: Dark Matter

I keep seeing only 3 dimensions, length time and mass. Direction of length I'm not sure about but these settle so much easier with me. even if that isn't an answer.
by krogoth
Fri Aug 01, 2014 3:30 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

My favorite pastime is dropping past all my friends with their new cars making sure I get true value for money from my cd's, my huge cache of CD's I still keep...

Because Bluetooth tethering is too hard.
by krogoth
Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:36 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

If 'for an American to not make this connection' is your concern, that validity is up to you to decide as someone of that culture. Other cultures take things differently and don't all associate every thing they see to some American event. If The_Forest_(video_game) got released on september 11 this ...
by krogoth
Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

9/11 Is almost proper noun now, however we(I) normally wouldn't see the date on a sign/poster as a connection unless it was advertising for November. However, in this case, it looks more like a short office building(cubic) with an explosion on top than a tower (once again to me) so outside of the da...
by krogoth
Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:46 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: MH17 Shot Down Over Ukraine-Russian Border
Replies: 102
Views: 22894

Re: MH17 Shot Down Over Ukraine-Russian Border

Most flights connecting Europe and Southeast Asia/Australia go through there, it's going to bottleneck the region. It's going to have a strong effect on air travel if we start closing off airspaces more preemptively when conflicts break out... Isn't that what normally happens? Flying through a war ...
by krogoth
Fri Jul 11, 2014 5:58 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4884
Views: 748754

Re: The Darker Side of the News

I'm sure there is court cases where while I don't know the terminology, in effect sentenced to supervised care as they are a risk to them self. It's not a criminal conviction, but http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Involuntary_commitment is what I was referring to.
by krogoth
Fri Jul 11, 2014 2:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4884
Views: 748754

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Don't US police have better things to do with their time than to force teenage boys to have erections? I'm against child pornography and all... but I don't even think this case really "counts" as such. Its two teenagers who are sexting each other. Yeah, that's "child pornography"...
by krogoth
Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 7003
Views: 1159475

Re: Police misbehavior thread

It's irrelevant to his charges, not to hers. He should have been able to retrain her in a better way. The officer physically abused a detainee who posed absolutely no threat to him. No threat to him, but showing irrational uncontrolled behavior along a major highway, this becomes a threat to motoris...
by krogoth
Mon Jul 07, 2014 3:44 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Washing hands after using bathroom
Replies: 152
Views: 34255

Re: Washing hands after using bathroom

washyourhands.jpg

This is a good enough reason.
by krogoth
Mon Jul 07, 2014 2:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 7003
Views: 1159475

Re: Police misbehavior thread

During the time between him grabbing her to retrain her and his first hit she has already struck at his face. You can see her pull away, trip/forced to the ground, as the voice says "arrest her" or just half a second before as it goes out of focus in the grapple. She strikes at his face an...
by krogoth
Mon Jul 07, 2014 2:04 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 7003
Views: 1159475

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Walking a way into oncoming traffic seems like a great idea. By the look of things he tries to stop her walking into traffic, he pulls her out of the way as she refuses to listen, she scratches at his face as she hits the ground, he hits back losing control, she planted her nails in his arm after h...
by krogoth
Sun Jul 06, 2014 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 7003
Views: 1159475

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Walking a way into oncoming traffic seems like a great idea. By the look of things he tries to stop her walking into traffic, he pulls her out of the way as she refuses to listen, she scratches at his face as she hits the ground, he hits back losing control, she planted her nails in his arm after he...
by krogoth
Fri Jul 04, 2014 5:09 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4884
Views: 748754

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Let's end discrimination by handing out prizes based on gender! Because it's not like there are other factors making it harder for women to get into the tournament than men! Affirmative action is just bigotry against white cis heterosexual males in disguise! Actually race already does play a lot in...
by krogoth
Thu Jun 26, 2014 12:32 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

I wouldn't say worst, but it could be useful, most people in the article describe it as seeing "in detail" as we'll as slowed down, maybe that's related to how [urlhttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1223790/Autistic-artist-draws-18ft-picture-New-York-skyline-memory.html]this guy drew ...
by krogoth
Tue Jun 24, 2014 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4884
Views: 748754

Re: The Darker Side of the News

girl getting tossed from KFC is a hoax I thought I saw the origonal story on here somewhere.
Jury is still out officially but it doesn't sound good for them. Not that anything bad will likely happen to the family except the anger of their friends.
by krogoth
Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

I find it unacceptable that people start talking about how awesome the Son of God is, and I'm like "Hercules? yeah one heck of a guy that one." And they are all offended. Since they didn't specify which god, or denomination or interpretation of the god they are expecting me to just somehow...
by krogoth
Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

Hong Kong votes unofficially, angering mainland China. They should have left the last paragraph as "Pro-democracy activists want the public to nominate the candidates. Otherwise, they fear the candidates will serve only the Beijing government's interests. Chinese leaders agree- that's what'll ...
by krogoth
Thu Jun 19, 2014 1:59 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

Do you WANT to be descended from monkeys? Don't waste your vote on an Evolutionist, vote for me instead! Monkey was in space before homo sapiens. Therefore, those of us who are descended from monkeys totally won the space race. Suck on that, creationists! You just wait until the fruit fly candidate...
by krogoth
Thu Jun 12, 2014 2:51 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

He's just lucky he hasn't been shot yet.

An unlocked door is a break-in now? I would have thought just trespass.

An image has been released

Spoiler:
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by krogoth
Wed Jun 11, 2014 1:45 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

I was referring to the way John Aubrey used the term, rather than the literal item.
by krogoth
Tue Jun 10, 2014 3:51 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

Is this like how at the 9/11 site, there were cross beams that fell and looked like the cross so Christians said they are christian relics and must be preserved? Where really they were just structural beams.
by krogoth
Tue May 27, 2014 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

I wonder how long it would take to eventually run out of names.
by krogoth
Tue May 27, 2014 1:08 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15190
Views: 2704559

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

I'm sorry America, but I'm sure he fits in better there than here. Dinosaur fossil found, something something no evidence but wiped out by biblical flood. Lived along side humans! Also building an ark, Might look into the sizes. make a copy incase another happens. http://www.news.com.au/technology/s...
by krogoth
Tue May 27, 2014 1:06 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4884
Views: 748754

Re: The Darker Side of the News

edit wrong place
by krogoth
Tue May 27, 2014 12:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Isla Vista shooting
Replies: 416
Views: 50330

Re: Isla Vista shooting

Faux news you mean? Edit: i actually thought of that myself before deciding to watch the clip and see the comment there the same.

You know it could also be based on his latent anguish for never having a puppy when he was a kid.
by krogoth
Mon May 26, 2014 2:24 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Isla Vista shooting
Replies: 416
Views: 50330

Re: Isla Vista shooting

A change in social attitudes about prostitution might have helped. But then, a change in social attitudes about women would certainly have helped. I highly doubt either would have helped. It may have shifted his targets, but the core conflict between his virulent narcissism and reality wasn't going...

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