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    It was more they continued to go up as historical...

    It was more they continued to go up as historical trends kept moving. Compared to neighbors, they're starting to see bigger downturns, but tough from just one source/chart. That said, in many...
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    Thank Trump and company who immediately refused...

    Thank Trump and company who immediately refused to have any level of auditing around the funds (so they and their buddies could steal the most) despite it being part of the package.
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    So remind me again how Bitcoin can replace...

    So remind me again how Bitcoin can replace currencies when it currently maxed out at something like 7 transactions per second?

    You call them failing with no evidence. USD and Euro are not going...
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    These are our new favorite:...

    These are our new favorite:
    https://oxbowbeer.com/beer/surfcasting/
    Farmhouse ale with sea salt and lime.
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    Remote work is here to stay for roles that are...

    Remote work is here to stay for roles that are conducive to it, which is honestly 90% of white collar work. The reverse of that is that your local community can now get better jobs than the shitstack...
  6. Yeah, we have a gap week between school/day camp...

    Yeah, we have a gap week between school/day camp so our 5 and 7 year olds are home. They've mostly done great, but the ratio of us talking to them listening is getting dangerously low.
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    Ha, looked up local metros and listings are down...

    Ha, looked up local metros and listings are down 30%
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    You mean all the stuff we've worked years to...

    You mean all the stuff we've worked years to stamp out due to fraud and crime through KYC and other regs?
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    Yep, being foundationally over leveraged and...

    Yep, being foundationally over leveraged and unstable is a failure of basic fiduciary duty.
    Question: if this is nefarious, doesn't that make the similar attacks on that hedge fund with GME...
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    Poll: I mean, you say I have thin skin, yet you're the...

    I mean, you say I have thin skin, yet you're the one responding to every post. Put the bourbon down and go for a walk.
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    Poll: When have I ever talked shit about you selling...

    When have I ever talked shit about you selling cars (beyond standard car jokes)?
    I'm just saying "I make more money than you" is a piss poor argument. It's like saying someone is ugly - it can be...
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    Poll: That doesn't mean shit. Plenty of useless people...

    That doesn't mean shit. Plenty of useless people make lots of money.
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    Poll: The data of how many people are killed by guns...

    The data of how many people are killed by guns completely refutes your point.
  14. Thread: Powder11 RIP

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    Sticky: RIP - never had the opportunity to meet him but...

    RIP - never had the opportunity to meet him but seemed like a good dude
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    Compute power in 15 years will laugh at BTC...

    Compute power in 15 years will laugh at BTC unless it's mined out.
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    The fact the crypto has its own term of "rugpull"...

    The fact the crypto has its own term of "rugpull" and the quantity of pure scam coins/tokens/nfts means it's well earned. Want to be seen as less of a douche, stop rose glassing every bit of crypto...
  17. Thread: Juneteenth

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    If we repeal bush and trump high end tax cuts...

    If we repeal bush and trump high end tax cuts that saves us like a trillion. Could always do that. They have a gdp multiplier of less than 1, all they do is run up rich person score.
  18. Thread: Juneteenth

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    Didn't you work in the defense industry? Funny...

    Didn't you work in the defense industry? Funny how you're ok with billing the feds yet complain when anyone else gets benefit.
    They name streets after you.
  19. Thread: Sentient AI

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    I mean physics, mostly. Language can change form...

    I mean physics, mostly. Language can change form rapidly and sometimes a bus is an elephant comparitively. Car just has to keep perimeter of car boundaries from running into stationary and moving...
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    Driving is an easier problem with clearly bounded...

    Driving is an easier problem with clearly bounded rules. Language is not. Also most chatbot implementations are trash because the humans who set them up haven't worked a day as a CSR in their life...
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    Yeah, as someone that works in tech and is...

    Yeah, as someone that works in tech and is adjacent to many AI things done by smart people - we're not close. We're very good at pattern matching and "when situation is X, maximize Y goal function"...
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    A more correct statement would be: Fortune...

    A more correct statement would be:
    Fortune favors the already rich and connected.
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    Poll: Says the guy convinced busfulls of antifa we're...

    Says the guy convinced busfulls of antifa we're on the way....
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    I still miss our C30. Especially now that people...

    I still miss our C30. Especially now that people figured out how to swap in the XC90 rear diff and make them AWD.
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    How to spot a narcissist.

    How to spot a narcissist.
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    Poll: Eminent domain generally holds up in court to...

    Eminent domain generally holds up in court to challenge, so your argument is that regulating guns is a normal part of government business? Sounds good to me.
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    New GR Corolla should be rad if you can get one....

    New GR Corolla should be rad if you can get one. My BRZ is filling the fun factor quite nicely. If you have more coin, the new CT4 and 5vs are supposed to be amazing (albeit RWD).
    Challenger is a...
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    It's also massive in how it can't be compared....

    It's also massive in how it can't be compared. Most people have dryers. Most people do not have bitcoin miners, so you're comparing power usage for something that has broad adoption to something that...
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    Anyone that thinks crypto is all unicorns and...

    Anyone that thinks crypto is all unicorns and rainbows is plastering over it's history with darkweb transactions and any number of financial and actual criminals barred from normal international...
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    Just because another thing is bad doesn't excuse...

    Just because another thing is bad doesn't excuse the badness of the original subject. You're describing whataboutism, which is a method of distraction, not solution. Those other things should be...
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    Has anything in the last 5 years given you the...

    Has anything in the last 5 years given you the impression that people plan well anymore?
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    Yeah, if you own any crypto you're "pending" out,...

    Yeah, if you own any crypto you're "pending" out, now's the time to pull it back as some of the card houses fall as I wouldn't trust that it ends up back with you as opposed to a VC or rogue founder.
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    Poll: As far as the tier 1 operators - who cares if...

    As far as the tier 1 operators - who cares if they're getting paid well to let Jimmy Rich Boy pretend to think he has some level of "special forces" training.
    Like seriously, these guys are on gov...
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    There's plenty of room for tech wages to move and...

    There's plenty of room for tech wages to move and people to move to different spots. It's hard to underscore how underweight most companies are on software engineers, especially good ones.
    Hell, go...
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    Just finished book 2 of revelation space trilogy...

    Just finished book 2 of revelation space trilogy by Alastair Reynolds. Great hard scifi.
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    Poll: Fair point. More accurate would be "the...

    Fair point. More accurate would be "the effectiveness of stricter gun laws will be heavily dependent on proximity to states with much looser laws".
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    Poll: Yep, and as I pointed out - every time they do a...

    Yep, and as I pointed out - every time they do a sourcing check on guns used in crimes in Chicago, over half are from more permissive states like Mississippi, Indiana and others because local...
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    Poll: Actually, it can be, but depends on where you...

    Actually, it can be, but depends on where you live. Saw this article pop in and it has a great (if slightly limited due to data availability) set of examinations of rural/urban causes of death -...
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    Poll: Got a link for a real data set or filtering? Cute...

    Got a link for a real data set or filtering? Cute your data so people can get them if you want to be believed.
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    Poll: That is not a person that should live in the...

    That is not a person that should live in the boonies. No one is coming to get him. For 99% of people - no one outside your circle gives a shit about you one way or another.
    Plenty of times I don't...
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    Poll: It doesn't matter, as most hunters I've met...

    It doesn't matter, as most hunters I've met either use or would be fine with bolt action. You only really get one good shot on most game anyway.
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    Poll: It's truly stupendous how every one of kens posts...

    It's truly stupendous how every one of kens posts kicks it straight into his own net. You're so close on general awareness of the good thinga (or you're aware and just forcibly not connecting the...
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    Eh, if you dig into it, there were some fairly...

    Eh, if you dig into it, there were some fairly negligent bits of just bad prosecution/lawyer practice and multiple instances of letting violent offenders go when caught with "ghost guns", or no...
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    The more I see of the details of his run - the...

    The more I see of the details of his run - the more it appears he was utter shit at his job. Sounds like it's good all around that he's out.
    That said - not like police hands are clean on this...
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    Poll: 100% Also notice the amount of times the false...

    100%

    Also notice the amount of times the false narratives and stats are shut down with actual facts here and the gun folks just go quiet for a page or two rather than owning their fail? Then try...
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    Poll: If you think guns are toys, you're doing it wrong.

    If you think guns are toys, you're doing it wrong.
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    Likely very little unless there's some Lloyd's...

    Likely very little unless there's some Lloyd's syndicates out there. Massive potential liability, bad optics if you try to contest rulings and little to no ability to predict risk with the basically...
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    Poll: Right, those felons that shot up those schools....

    Right, those felons that shot up those schools. Why are you so fixated on Chicago? Over 60% of guns for Chicago come from outside the state, mostly permissive states like Mississippi and Indiana....
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    If social workers were paid and staffed like...

    If social workers were paid and staffed like cops, we'd have probably a quarter of the issues we have right now.
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    I think more accurate would be "why do the police...

    I think more accurate would be "why do the police not have a way to save a drowning person when part of their beat is on the water?"

    Kinda speaks to how shit at their jobs the whole department...
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