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by Kindi
Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:49 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Class Balance and Abilities
Replies: 20
Views: 4502

Re: Class Balance and Abilities

some zones already do that. like in SM-inv.....
by Kindi
Sun Dec 05, 2010 2:40 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Class Balance and Abilities
Replies: 20
Views: 4502

Re: Class Balance and Abilities

i said SM-inv. threefist, snarrl, king obould. i didn't think i needed to give actual names of the mobs for it to count...... tho honestly i have no opinion on the whole 'rescue person mob' thing so whatever
by Kindi
Sun Dec 05, 2010 1:25 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Class Balance and Abilities
Replies: 20
Views: 4502

Re: Class Balance and Abilities

SM-inv has several fights like that
by Kindi
Sat Dec 04, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: DREAM act
Replies: 25
Views: 409

Re: DREAM act

ya
by Kindi
Sat Dec 04, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: TSA groping
Replies: 92
Views: 3506

Re: TSA groping

now they want to add the scanners to the washington monument. bruce schneier thinks we should just close it instead "...Let it stand, empty and inaccessible, as a monument to our fears. An empty Washington Monument would serve as a constant reminder to those on Capitol Hill that they are afraid...
by Kindi
Sat Dec 04, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: wow wiki leaks bullshit
Replies: 67
Views: 2945

Re: wow wiki leaks bullshit

he's just trying to help reduce the size of govt! "These leaks are not specifically about the war(s) at all, and most seem to simply be a broad swath of the everyday normal secrets that a security state keeps from all but its most trusted hundreds of thousands of people who have the right clear...
by Kindi
Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:35 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: ok one point for obama
Replies: 15
Views: 885

Re: ok one point for obama

1860 is still after a lot of the founders were dead. the main point is, it wasn't a core part of the union, and doesn't really matter
by Kindi
Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:18 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: ok one point for obama
Replies: 15
Views: 885

Re: ok one point for obama

in god we trust is pretty recent (1955 for paper currency and 1956 for motto)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_God_We_Trust
by Kindi
Sat Dec 04, 2010 1:41 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: DREAM act
Replies: 25
Views: 409

Re: DREAM act

economic strength but cultural weakness. (note i agree with corth despite saying that)
by Kindi
Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: wow wiki leaks bullshit
Replies: 67
Views: 2945

Re: wow wiki leaks bullshit

also note the calls for assassination

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news ... hacked.ars
by Kindi
Thu Dec 02, 2010 10:59 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: paralyzed bride gaming the system
Replies: 16
Views: 1050

Re: paralyzed bride gaming the system

if i want ice cream, but someone licked it, i still want ice cream, but i'm not going to take it

govt needs to take its tongue off my ice cream
by Kindi
Thu Dec 02, 2010 10:57 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Google swipe rocks and the Japanese suck
Replies: 6
Views: 263

Re: Google swipe rocks and the Japanese suck

japanese writing is not the same as english writing

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/ar ... MlTQO0IlOw
by Kindi
Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:27 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: TSA groping
Replies: 92
Views: 3506

Re: TSA groping

they defused "national opt-out day" (weds) by putting more screeners into service than at any previous time in history, and by turning off the new scanners and pushing everyone thru the old form of security without even thoroughly checking them. just goes to show, between security and abil...
by Kindi
Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:14 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: ebooks
Replies: 22
Views: 1119

Re: ebooks

on loaning ebooks: the Nook has the capability to loan a book to another Nook user, for 2 weeks. the publisher has to turn the feature on, and they also get to set how many times you can loan it. (good luck!) the kindle is coming out with loan features too, where you can loan the book to another per...
by Kindi
Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:03 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: warren buffet thanks uncle sam
Replies: 50
Views: 1362

Re: warren buffet thanks uncle sam

i don't know enough about the current state of our financial system to make a full analysis, but all the analyses that everyone says are the 'most accurate' don't come from the government, and reinforce the idea that things would have been Very Bad. could be a global CYA maneuver, but not worth time...
by Kindi
Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:25 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: TSA groping
Replies: 92
Views: 3506

Re: TSA groping

apparently TSA goons aren't allowed to wear radiation dosimeter badges which are standard for ppl working around radiation equipment.

and also apparently one defense against search is constitutional rights. (imagine that)

http://noblasters.com/post/1650102322/my-tsa-encounter
by Kindi
Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:24 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: ebooks
Replies: 22
Views: 1119

Re: ebooks

prices are set to what the market will bear. my favorite is when the ebook is more expensive than the paperback, even when including shipping. honestly tho, i wouldn't suggest buying e-format textbooks. ebooks are much better if they're purely linear material like novels. i'd really hate to have to ...
by Kindi
Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Q3 Corporate Profits
Replies: 19
Views: 635

Re: Q3 Corporate Profits

don't forget deflation rather than inflation
by Kindi
Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:02 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: warren buffet thanks uncle sam
Replies: 50
Views: 1362

Re: warren buffet thanks uncle sam

Corth wrote:The part I don't think anyone should forget is where the government bailed out the private sector banks with taxpayer dollars instead of letting them fail for their poor market performance.

can't let them fail if they take the entire world economy with them. talking about houses of cards...
by Kindi
Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:38 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Crossbows versus Bows Question
Replies: 10
Views: 2459

Re: Crossbows versus Bows Question

Unless it's coded some SUPER obscure way, that's adding a multiply by 1.5 coefficient in a proc in the code, takes 5 minutes to fix and compile. Anyway, since noone seems to agree, nevermind. from what i've heard ranged combat code is completely messed up. i agree that crossbows should get more lov...
by Kindi
Mon Nov 22, 2010 11:33 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: World climate hero Al Gore sold out and played politics
Replies: 12
Views: 353

Re: World climate hero Al Gore sold out and played politics

oh i thought you meant today. obviously there are thresholds where it becomes economical in the future
by Kindi
Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: World climate hero Al Gore sold out and played politics
Replies: 12
Views: 353

Re: World climate hero Al Gore sold out and played politics

Teflor Lyorian wrote:Biofuels can work for certain applications.

not economically or at-scale. we use a lot of gasoline and tiny little mom & pop biofuel projects can easily cost more than they save, on average, especially with a lot of costs being hidden in time/labor
by Kindi
Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: government was wrong again... at least they listened.
Replies: 1
Views: 74

Re: government was wrong again... at least they listened.

wasn't very firm if they changed their minds. sounds like the right thing to do, to update based on new testimony. could be titled 'scientists do science; make the right decision after looking at all the evidence'
by Kindi
Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:06 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: World climate hero Al Gore sold out and played politics
Replies: 12
Views: 353

Re: World climate hero Al Gore sold out and played politics

george bush liked biofuels too. so do many big corporations who vote GOP. daily show had a montage where they showed every single president going back to lyndon b. johnson saying on TV we need to get off foreign oil and onto clean, renewable energy, and several mentioned biofuels i'd say the real ca...
by Kindi
Mon Nov 22, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: World climate hero Al Gore sold out and played politics
Replies: 12
Views: 353

Re: World climate hero Al Gore sold out and played politics

anyone who really follows green-energy knew ethanol was a joke solution which only benefits the corn industry nukes are where it's at in the short term, while we build up solar / wind / battery technology, but nobody wants to repeal regulation which makes them nearly impossible to build, since "...
by Kindi
Mon Nov 22, 2010 9:49 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Crossbows versus Bows Question
Replies: 10
Views: 2459

Re: Crossbows versus Bows Question

i mis-heard. lilithelle says they fire 3 when used, but ID on test mud says 4. might be a bug they haven't caught since no "real" hand crossbows exist i think SM was the first time they added any good bolts for less-than-heavy, and the only good light crossbow is gnomish bolt thrower, whic...
by Kindi
Mon Nov 22, 2010 3:05 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Crossbows versus Bows Question
Replies: 10
Views: 2459

Re: Crossbows versus Bows Question

heavy crossbow is 2 bolts, light crossbow is 3 bolts, hand crossbow is 4 bolts. nobody's really made any good light/hand crossbows
by Kindi
Sat Nov 20, 2010 9:31 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: TSA groping
Replies: 92
Views: 3506

Re: TSA groping

huge roundup of stories posted by Bruce Schneier: "This video provides tips to parents flying with young children. Around 2:50 in, the reporter indicates that you can find out if your child has been pre-selected for secondary, and then recommends requesting "de-selection." That doesn'...
by Kindi
Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Embodiment Glitches
Replies: 18
Views: 4211

Re: Embodiment Glitches

I am aware of it. I've been sacrificing fixing little things like this to focus on a framework that will eliminate these kinds of issues and allow non-coders to address them in the future. I didn't have embodiments on the initial Powers list, but I'll take a look this weekend and see how hard they'...
by Kindi
Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:20 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: A True Government Outrage
Replies: 62
Views: 1038

Re: A True Government Outrage

Ragorn wrote:Jesus you guys post a lot. Seriously, go outside.

i have a sprained ankle and it's cold out
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 11:21 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?
Replies: 59
Views: 1182

Re: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?

do you really want to group water boarding in the same class of "torture" as being gang raped, electrocuted, or having fingers and bones broken? Lets stop parading around here like water boarding was real torture. It may technically be torture, but its a far cry from actual torture. john ...
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: A True Government Outrage
Replies: 62
Views: 1038

Re: A True Government Outrage

i like alcohol
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?
Replies: 59
Views: 1182

Re: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?

should have handed them over to the Iraqis and Afghanis after questioning for relevant war info. at least that way the mock trials would be on them instead of us. and i'm simultaneously scared of and very happy for the drone-assassin programs we have going. that's the real way to deal with tiny band...
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:48 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?
Replies: 59
Views: 1182

Re: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?

Some mistakes are made, but I believe that there are very very few non radicals and terrorists that are detained for long periods of time. Sure a platoon rolls into a village and rounds up a bunch of guys and interrogates them for a few hours, but we aren't plucking goat herders off of pastures and...
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?
Replies: 59
Views: 1182

Re: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?

Teflor Lyorian wrote:
Kindi wrote:then be direct. it's not my job to understand your mind (god help me), it's your job to explain. are the ppl in guantanamo our enemies?

Are you talking about the US Marines or the other prisoners?

the prisoners.
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:24 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?
Replies: 59
Views: 1182

Re: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?

then be direct. it's not my job to understand your mind (god help me), it's your job to explain. are the ppl in guantanamo our enemies?
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:21 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?
Replies: 59
Views: 1182

Re: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?

i think both the Supreme Court and the Congress are failing to uphold the US constitution in many ways, this being one of them It is possible. Our enemies certainly aren't getting very much liberty from us. But our government is not established to be a moral perfection, but to defend our liberty. i...
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: warren buffet thanks uncle sam
Replies: 50
Views: 1362

Re: warren buffet thanks uncle sam

Teflor Lyorian wrote:But does that excuse them from practically having caused it?

wall street and the banks caused it.
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:14 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?
Replies: 59
Views: 1182

Re: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?

i think both the Supreme Court and the Congress are failing to uphold the US constitution in many ways, this being one of them
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Twisted Rune Epic Rewards
Replies: 15
Views: 3073

Re: Twisted Rune Epic Rewards

i like them and was planning on wearing everything except the cleric mace, if i ever complete the quest
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:58 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?
Replies: 59
Views: 1182

Re: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?

i agree, most of these trials (when they happen at all), and the way both administrations have handled them, are very underhanded and shady. i'd rather they give the whole thing a big American-Justice cleaning and airing out, but i doubt it'll ever happen
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: TSA groping
Replies: 92
Views: 3506

Re: TSA groping

so a nun in her habit, a muslim in her hijab, and a scotsman in his kilt walk into the airport screening area.... tell me if you've heard this one before
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Now imagine if it was a conservative organization
Replies: 12
Views: 403

Re: Now imagine if it was a conservative organization

daily show spends over 16 minutes on glenn beck/george soros and it's hilarious

http://www.thedailyshow.com/full-episod ... -k--howard
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 3:55 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: warren buffet thanks uncle sam
Replies: 50
Views: 1362

Re: warren buffet thanks uncle sam

Corth wrote:Warren Buffet is wrong.

yeah, him and all the other stupid "economists"!
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:51 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: A True Government Outrage
Replies: 62
Views: 1038

Re: A True Government Outrage

i think that's what the constitution's for
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:48 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?
Replies: 59
Views: 1182

Re: The ghailani trial was a success? in what measure?

i don't really consider the military tribunal thing a 'trial' since they weren't given lawyers, weren't told the "evidence" against them, weren't run by judges, stuff like that. they're trials-of-a-sort, but they aren't American-Justice trials, and yes Obama sucks for continuing them. don'...
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:46 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: warren buffet thanks uncle sam
Replies: 50
Views: 1362

Re: warren buffet thanks uncle sam

So are we celebrating our dependence on a government overlord, or are we celebrating the fact that we can no longer do these things for ourselves? Or are we celebrating, really and potentially, that the very entity that caused the meltdown bumbled into what it thought was a solution and then claime...
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:45 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: TSA groping
Replies: 92
Views: 3506

Re: TSA groping

I think the real reason is that its one of the few functions of commerce that can be easily manipulated with very little effort. The people who fly are of little significance. Three guys, a cargo van, and a couple of jackhammers could smash up metropolitan commutes for DAYS by driving around and ra...
by Kindi
Fri Nov 19, 2010 12:24 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: TSA groping
Replies: 92
Views: 3506

Re: TSA groping

most people aren't objecting to the health risk of the radiation. They are objecting to the invasion of their privacy whether by radiation or by my hand between your wife's thighs. Remember, the supreme court found that there is a right to privacy, its the underpinning of roe vs wade. I found the s...

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