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by PeteP
Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

To be fair that was the "states get x vote and winner takes all of these votes part" the actual electors didn't matter for that. Though, I wish twitter would die and be replaced by something where you don't have to split a small rant into many tweets. Hmm, good point. I think we should kee...
by PeteP
Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/hillary-clinton-comey-letters-defeat-231280 Interesting apparently the second comey letter did damage too , I guess just by bringing it into the media again. (Which is weird people, can't be that fickle or pay so little attention that 1 week matter, can they?) ...
by PeteP
Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Kill Six Billion Demons
Replies: 6
Views: 3915

Re: Kill Six Billion Demons

I love the fragments of the in story fan fiction she just read out loud.^^
by PeteP
Sat Nov 12, 2016 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

You know with the narrow margins Comeys email stuff might have actually been enough to change the result. So he got a rep president and won't get replaced so I guess he can count it as good move.
by PeteP
Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:53 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I'm less willing to start over with Trump supporters. I want to know how they justify voting for a man who's said the things he's said, and expressed the values he's expressed. Did a lot of them just not believe it? Did they think he was just lying? Are these values that they themselves hold? If so...
by PeteP
Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

How about just an liberal celebrity. I think Brad Pitt was liberal, or Johnny Depp. Though I guess someone running some company would allow at least the experienced with business narrative.
by PeteP
Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]
Replies: 1201
Views: 171849

Re: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]

You are supposed to just quietly whisper those parts to yourself, that is why they are tiny!
by PeteP
Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]
Replies: 1201
Views: 171849

Re: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]

You could say something like "It looks ugly now but we won't lose everything we gained in the last x decades, opinions have been changed and that will not simply go away, every step of progress didn't happen by accident but was hard fought and hard fought things won't be completely reverted by ...
by PeteP
Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Eh I think with the reps being unopposed if there is a will to do it they could find a way to imprison her. But that aside years of trials against her would be a shit show, a pardon would cause some screams about that proving her guilt but mostly from people considering her guilty of everything anyw...
by PeteP
Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Non-American here, I've been trying to find good resources on this, but so far haven't really been able to. Is there any good explanation out there of what exactly a president can do without going through congress/senate/etc? That would clarify a lot for me in terms of what Trump would actually be ...
by PeteP
Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I apologize for not responding to previous messages - I became very tired and exhausted, and wasn't sure I'm explaining myself. Yes, I still think voting for Trump is an indicator of some amount of racism on the part of the voter. However, I don't think that's a helpful distinction to make, it's no...
by PeteP
Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1546
Views: 346290

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

Upon further checking it seems to be console only and I am pretty much PC only so no can do I guess.
by PeteP
Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:02 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1546
Views: 346290

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

Yeah played FTL great game. Maybe I will do some more runs sometimes though not at the moment.

Puyo Puyo sounds like it might be fun, thank you.

Atlas reactor hmm depending on the details that could be fun, I will check it out sometimes, thx.
by PeteP
Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Wow your turnouts for the presidential+senate is horrible and not just for this, one I mean under 60% for the most important election and that over decades? Wow. (Okay that was a bit random as a comment, I just didn't pay attention to that number before.)
by PeteP
Wed Nov 09, 2016 10:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

As was mentioned earlier, the smarmy mocking comedians that have come to represent the face of the left is not winning any friends. "The wages of smug is Trump." Interesting read though I think the author is a tiny bit smug talking about all those foolish smug people unable to comprehend ...
by PeteP
Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

edit: http://edition.cnn.com/election/results/exit-polls the cnn exit polls say 53% white woman. Btw http://i.imgur.com/cFGgJDq.jpg Trump didn't get more votes than the last rep candidate (less in fact), Clinton just got significantly less than the last dem candidate. didn't read lucrece...
by PeteP
Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

What are the chances of faithless electors swinging the vote away from Trump (whether it be to a Hillary majority, or no majority resulting in a House vote)? You might get one or two, hell maybe five, but enough to change the result? I doubt it. And that is good imo the electors deciding the electi...
by PeteP
Wed Nov 09, 2016 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

If Clinton were actually as bad a choice as Trump then voting third party on the off chance that enough do the same would be the right decision. Like in the simpsons with Kang and Kodos, there has to be a lower border somewhere with respect to tactical voting and if there were two trumps I think the...
by PeteP
Wed Nov 09, 2016 3:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

If you want to support a Republican no matter what -- if your immigration stance can be described as making Mexico pay to build a giant middle finger to themselves -- how can I engage with you in a way that *doesn't* come off as insulting? Am I really expected to treat that sort of perspective as i...
by PeteP
Wed Nov 09, 2016 8:02 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I admit it will probably be hard.

You know what worries me, too? We saw some upswing in the uk of racist violence, I expect racist this to bolster them too. (And it is not like they would be wrong in seeing it as a signal that large parts of the country think like them.)
by PeteP
Wed Nov 09, 2016 7:55 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

*sigh* you had one job america. Well I give something truly catastrophic only a few percent and mostly expect shitty things for the USA that don't affect me directly. What worries me more is that with people electing Trump I doubt there is a lower border for the president you might elect. And of cou...
by PeteP
Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 82681

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

I think people ignore that a major reason for opposing a switch in our voting system is that FPTP isn't as terrible as its made out to be. Or rather, the other solutions aren't so amazing. Let's say we have 100 voters. Alice is running as the Democrat, Bob is a Green party candidate, and Claire is ...
by PeteP
Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Problem about free will
Replies: 126
Views: 24245

Re: Problem about free will

Free will is an illusion. Problem solved. If it was not your free will that caused you to post, what was it? Regards DL What was it that caused my computer to just now display your post? A complex interaction between outside stimulus (querying the server) and its current state (mostly the operating...
by PeteP
Tue Nov 08, 2016 12:51 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

https://t.co/x8ODFzJBpK storify of Kurt Eichenwalds top 129 findings on trump. Some stuff I hadn't heard of. Not that hearing more negative stuff about him matters at this point but that doesn't mean it isn't interesting. Edit: Though really he should have written a damn article with references ins...
by PeteP
Mon Nov 07, 2016 11:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 82681

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

If you're in line when the polls close, they have to let you vote. I'm disappointed that there is no source given for this statement. I can just imagine it now: someone is line when the polls close, some local official comes out and says, "okay that's it everyone, the polls are closed, you got...
by PeteP
Mon Nov 07, 2016 11:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 82681

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

Regardless of the vote, under 18 USC 2071 Mrs. Clinton isn't eligible to hold any office. Her exposing secrets to several other governments while taking many millions of dollars in bribes, funding ISIS, paying thugs to attack her opponent's rallies, electoral fraud in the primaries, creating the Mu...
by PeteP
Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

There is such a thing as reality so it is actually possible for Thesh to be right about that and the other side wrong when they are saying the same. Declaring that he is thinking that because he thinks they are wrong and they think the same about dems isn't a magical argument that means neither side...
by PeteP
Mon Nov 07, 2016 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 82681

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

Uh on, Trump supporter is about to cry. Please, someone, hand slinches a hanky. At least your username is fitting. How much were you paid? After all, we know she has paid people to shill for her. <rant>God you "everyone pro clinton is a shill" people are so pathetic. I mean you would have...
by PeteP
Mon Nov 07, 2016 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 82681

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

About voting reforms, when you are already reforming you might as well get rid of electors while you are at it. Unless anyone actually wants them to make decision (in which case they should be campaigning) they are just an unnecessary complication. But I guess amendments are hard to make. The elect...
by PeteP
Mon Nov 07, 2016 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 82681

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

Ah this will piss some people of.^^ Anyway good luck tomorrow America, lets hope the day ends with a rant about the election being rigged from one of the candidates! (Well it would be even better if he lost gracefully, but what are the chances?) About voting reforms, when you are already reforming y...
by PeteP
Mon Nov 07, 2016 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Americans can now sue the Saudi gvm for 9/11?
Replies: 38
Views: 7303

Re: Americans can now sue the Saudi gvm for 9/11?

It is not like soap operas are much different they are looking at a over dramatic version of some peoples lives. The Kardashians are presumably not as dramatic and actually real but the entertainment in derived in a similar way. Yet while I see people looking down on soaps I don't see the hand wring...
by PeteP
Mon Nov 07, 2016 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

http://election.princeton.edu/2016/11/06/is-99-a-reasonable-probability/#more-18522 some explanation to the model of pec, I found it interesting especially the small table how the error estimate influences the calculated win probability.
by PeteP
Sun Nov 06, 2016 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I didn't expect it to get done so soon but that just makes it more ridiculous. Anyway I suspect the damage won't be fully repaired in two day and it will keep EMAILS the topic for the remaining time so I guess it will depend on the articles. (Though I guess some people might be motivated to vote bec...
by PeteP
Sat Nov 05, 2016 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1546
Views: 346290

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

I want something player versus player with short matches (I don't want to have to commit to spending an hour when starting a match), as for genre ego shooter aren't really my preference (and better with a team of people you know but when I am playing with others we have games I am looking for someth...
by PeteP
Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4413
Views: 736922

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

http://www.webtoons.com has some nice comics. I think I will like http://www.webtoons.com/en/fantasy/ghosts-over-wild-flowers/list?title_no=718 , http://www.webtoons.com/en/romance/always-human/list?title_no=557 is i nice sol romance in a scifi setting, I like http://www.webtoons.com/en/fantasy/hoo...
by PeteP
Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

http://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2016/11/3/13318750/hillary-clinton-vision-government Just because it has been a while since policy stuff was mentioned. (I am not counting mentioning the wall.)
by PeteP
Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14858
Views: 2319126

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

No "keikaku means plan"?
by PeteP
Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:43 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Infinite Balls and Jugs [solution]
Replies: 611
Views: 102088

Re: Infinite Balls and Jugs [solution]

Ignore this: <rant>About the notion that it leads to an interesting counter intuitive result: The mathematical side is pretty much analogous to proving that rational numbers are countable, the version are in which order you count them and if you pick one that works you get a bijection and that is of...
by PeteP
Wed Nov 02, 2016 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 984453

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

The political effectsof the deplorable commend aside, I like how it got people to openly identify as deplorable, it is a great warning sign.

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