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  1. @~thehung

    And What Are You Listening To?

    really gets going around 0:59
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    What's on your mind?

    i remember learning that its supposedly common for English people to use talc for drying themselves. dont know if thats true, but i suppose it would make more sense in places where towels tend to stay permanently damp. i tried it a couple of times as an adult for novelty sake. i dried myself thoroughly regardless, but the talc did produce a comfortable feeling of slippin' and slidin' around inside my clothes. growing up though, i was always told that stuff is "unhealthy" haha
  3. @~thehung

    What Did You Watch Lately ?

    @Cybes, that was genuinely terrifying lol every now and then i check in on the Brexit debacle. every time i do i become more confused as to WTF is going on. wouldnt want to be in the UK right now. i feel like its getting so bad, even the comedy value is running dry.
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    What's on your mind?

    okay, so i recently became aware of an actor/comedian, Chris Gethard, son of Ken. now, as a man called Ken Gethard advances in age, do you suppose there will be a time when he changes his name to Kent?
  5. @~thehung

    Formatting SuperFloppy

    new to me. one thought, maybe you could root around writing in HEX with something like this: BootIce or, maybe you can image a "super floppy" with something like ImDisk and format another using that image ???
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    So - who's around these days?

    yeah, i am getting the italicised phi thingo but dont change it on my account if it might be just me! i looked around a bit for some other options: theres this: Atʘmican looks kinda good, but Herʘ looks kind of shit :/ or there's the goatse option haha: At ҉ mican
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    So - who's around these days?

    firefox
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    Star Citizen / Squadrdon 42 - a real PC game

    hmm...while it would make little difference to how well done it is, have they stated categorically that this didnt get a final pass through After Effects, or similar?
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    So - who's around these days?

    every "O" in Atomican and Hero is a messed up rectangle for me. just my browser maybe? btw, what happened to Cybes' hero tag?
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    how crap is this government ?

    yah, i am more depressed than anything else. ...that criminally negligent/ignorant politicians can stand before the public, and with straight faces, make the argument that encrypted communication must be undermined because it allows crime to prosper — and this sounds persuasive and reasonable to legions of docile dribbling fucking fools. you know what else allows crime to prosper? locks on our doors! we need to rethink those. they should be done away with, or at least it should be mandated by law that skeleton keys are created for all locks for safe keeping with your friendly local authority. and the whole search warrants thing? pfft! those are an outdated civil rights luxury that only serve to slow the good guys down in this bold new age of terror. i mean, just think of how much crime could be prevented if the powers that be had carte blanche to enter any domicile at will. really, if youre not in favour of this idea, then youre in favour of terrorism. i understand labor pushed back with some amendments or some such, but i am not sure i want to know just how pathetically...
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    Media players

    when you say "dedicated" do you mean bespoke, or just a device for that purpose? how about something DIY and crazy cheap/small? using for example.https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Orange-Pi-Plus-2E-SET5-Pi-Plus-2E-Power-Suppy-Transparent-Acylic-Case-Support-Ubuntu-Debian/1553371_32674695091.html?spm=2114.12010612.8148356.2.74a919f4h72QXm
  12. @~thehung

    What Did You Watch Lately ?

    well....Dwayne Johnson? 46, and very close to Jack Reacher size. here he is standing next to a twat, who is very close to Tom Cruise size.
  13. @~thehung

    What Did You Watch Lately ?

    i didnt pick either! goes to show the contrast between Cruise and the "real" Reacher though.
  14. @~thehung

    What Did You Watch Lately ?

    Idres definitely has the acting chops. i knew him from Luther, so it was weird seeing him playing an american when i finally saw The Wire. but as for the look, and not so much the acting i was thinking a young Dolph Lundgren. ...and weirdly enough, as He-Man, he was 6'5 250lbs = exactly the same as Jack Reacher in the novels.
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    What Did You Watch Lately ?

    yeah, a lot of people seem to shit on that movie. not sure why. its actually pretty decent — better than the bulk of big budget action hero movies made in the last decade. i was ignorant to the source material, though. as defined by the movie at least, the deftness of the character's heroics are a stretch for sure, but its all presented well enough to not be a deal breaker for me. but i can appreciate how ill-fitting Tom is. anything approaching real life 'beat up everyone in the room' bad-assery demands height and mass. for example, Shaquille O'neal (damn, ive never had to spell that, what a dumb name!), with or without training, could actually beat up most guys in most rooms :) unfortunately, theres not many people who look the part, and can act. case in point - that lump, Hemsworth, has the charisma and acting ability of a petrified sea sponge.
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    Did something just happen?

    so...what youre saying is, Atomic has a future because Future has Atomic, and Future has Atomic because Atomic has a future? well, i, for one, welcome our new tautological overlords
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    " Only birds and fools fly "

    i love me some Air Crash Investigation(s). even more so in instances where nobody had to die in order to uncover a preventable oversight. you can usually skip roughly the first half which is the set up and dramatisation because the most pertinent moments of that are rehashed during the forensic breakdown. some episodes are just so-so but theres some cracking good ones where the twisting trail of guesswork is akin to a good murder mystery. the first major incident involving volcanic ash was really cool.
  18. @~thehung

    " Only birds and fools fly "

    Man who attended 480-odd aeroplane crashes and breakdowns celebrates 95th birthday
  19. @~thehung

    What's on your mind?

    yes, i agree that it seems that way, and how it seems is very possible. it makes me suspicious that a miscarriage of justice may have occurred. but surface details are just that. there may have been more to those closing arguments in context which put aspects of her testimony in doubt. or not. its very hard to tell when all i can find in the media furore is the same recycled selective quoting for sensationalism. if indeed it was, exactly how it seems, then the miscarriage of justice is on the jury for being swayed by such a pathetic argument, not on a defence lawyer succeeding at her job. it is remarkable, though, that the jury of eight men and four women took only 90 minutes to reach its verdict. so, in the jury's defence — and maybe i have too much faith in my fellow humans — the swiftness of their verdict leads me to suspect there were more factors under consideration than the persuasive powers of underwear. but then again, maybe not. and maybe they were prudish bigots successfully finagled through selection, chosen because they would be itching to deny this 'scarlet woman' her rightful justice. but, as i said, when there is a lack of material evidence, both sides fight with scraps. it seems all the plaintiff had was her word. as far as evidence goes, thats a woefully inadequate scrap. this isnt insensitivity, either to her or anyone in a similar bind. its just a feature of any fair judicial system that higher standards of proof are sought than somebody merely saying somebody else did something. one of the many reasons rape is so insidious, and often goes untried let alone unconvicted, is that it can be intrinsically difficult to prove a lack of consent. how unfortunate this continues to be, doesnt make it any less true. sometimes, all thats left is for each side to characterise the other in ways that might establish doubt. and in that regard, keep in mind that its quite possible for a jury of decent fair-minded people to not be swayed either way by a stunt with underwear, to believe 'he probably did it', and still not vote to convict — because the burden of proof in criminal cases is "beyond a reasonable doubt", in contrast to "the balance of probabilities" demanded of civil cases (assuming Ireland has similar standards to elsewhere).
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    What's on your mind?

    when i first heard about this, i thought it must be referring to the ruling of some demented judge. (like the nutjob we had a while back suggesting a husband can use "reasonable force" to coerce sex out of his wife). however, i just found out the source of the outrage in this case is a defence lawyer, and much of the outrage is being directed at her — which is beyond stupid. a barrister's job is to make a persuasive argument, period. and, if the 'skimpy underwear is tantamount to consent' argument is actually a persuasive one in and of itself, then thats orders of magnitude more an indictment of the jury and the attitudes of the public from which it is drawn than anything else. heres a quote from the woman who started the hashtag: “Simply put, clothing is not consent. This kind of victim blaming is archaic and had no place in our court system." victim blaming? er, no. thats putting the cart before the horse. the purpose of the trial was to establish whether or not there was a victim. according to the court, there wasnt one. and i dont know the full context of how the underwear argument was raised, nor is there any way to know if it was instrumental in the verdict. people need to appreciate, that whatever the crime in question, it is often a regrettable necessity in trials dominated by hearsay and a dearth of material evidence, that all sorts of contentious peripheral details become the scraps over which the burden of proof must be contested. thereby, many aspects that ordinarily are, or should be, completely irrelevant to complicity, are rendered potentially relevant pending a jury's (or judge's) determination that they are not. so, whilst i applaud #thisisnotconsent for justifiably railing against the persistence of outmoded attitudes, and believe that stamping out these attitudes in the public at large may severely curtail their usefulness in court, i am nevertheless pissed off at the pillorying this lawyer has received, especially the hate she is getting from other women.
  21. @~thehung

    And What Are You Listening To?

    loving this track which samples Tanya Tagaq's weird ass brand of Inuit throat singing NB: if theres a chance you will watch this movie, look away!
  22. @~thehung

    What Did You Watch Lately ?

    "I like that they came up with the word "crafts". Because I think "art and shitty art" sounds too mean." - Demetri Martin i am with Demetri, although this was fun to watch:
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    What Did You Watch Lately ?

    maybe you jumped to the exact bit and that lessened the contrast with the ordinary tone of the show? coz that was pretty much the definition of contestants and audience alike in paroxysms of mind blown shocked laughter. keep in mind this was daytime television in america in 1977. they were not permitted to even use the word 'sex' when referring to it, hence "making whoopee". its true the show was all about skirting the edges of common decency, but through innuendo only, like the nudge nudge wink wink variety you'd get on, say, Blankety Blanks. her response was unthinkably outrageous! :D
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    What Did You Watch Lately ?

    heres another classic moment from the same show. so first the husbands are asked questions about their wives without them present, and then the wives are brought back out to guess their answers. and then its Olga's turn (at around the 1:30 mark in the video below). the answer she is looking for is "the car". Host: Where specifically is the weirdest place, that you personally girls, have ever gotten the urge to make whoopee? Olga? Olga: Er... Host: Yes, Olga? Husband: Go ahead. Host: Yes, Olga? Olga: I am trying to think...um...Gee, Henry, what did you say? Host: Hey, don't ask him. He can't help you out at all. Olga: Probably... In the ass ?
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