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Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 12-08-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,001
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
hmm, I remember thinking in book 2 that all those...

hmm, I remember thinking in book 2 that all those Shallan confidence monologues were too long but in Oathbringer they paid off, I found. So maybe we'll get that in the next book for whatever bits you...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 12-06-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,001
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
instead he spent thousands of pages EVER SO...

instead he spent thousands of pages EVER SO SUBTLY letting the readers know that they're reading a FUCKING AWESOME AND DEEP MASTERPIECE because big brooding guy with big sword (oh, damn, that's so...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 12-05-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,001
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I disagree with you about that, although I see...

I disagree with you about that, although I see why you say so. But even if it did, it started out interesting and then went arguably downhill. Malazan was bad and remained bad. It started out...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 12-05-2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,001
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
yes, it was necessary. Considering it's...

yes, it was necessary. Considering it's Sanderson, though, it was a little surprising. He doesn't normally do really disturbing stuff. Brooding, sure. But that's usually more in the vein of "OMG,...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 12-05-2017, 02:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,001
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
yes and I hated it. boring, condescending, deus...

yes and I hated it. boring, condescending, deus ex-machina crap where the only somewhat interesting character gets killed in the middle of book 1.

Now, granted, I only read 3 books of it, but...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 12-04-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,001
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I finished it too and liked it a lot. In some...

I finished it too and liked it a lot. In some ways I found it darker and more uncomfortable to read than the first 2 books, which - to me - actually made it better.
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 11-21-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,001
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
The lady doth protest too much, methinks

The lady doth protest too much, methinks
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-10-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Basically what Gonzo said - Brazil has tried to...

Basically what Gonzo said - Brazil has tried to use a bacteria-infected mosquito to take out a virus-infected mosquito. And Brazil has tried to use a different kind of genetically modified mosquito...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-08-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
it pretty much admits that Zika was a similar...

it pretty much admits that Zika was a similar attempt gone horribly wrong. so a pretty cruel zombie movie....
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-08-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
what the what?

linky (https://qz.com/1123456/the-epa-has-approved-the-release-of-weaponized-mosquitoes-in-20-us-states/)
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-16-2017, 02:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 956
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Agreed. Althougth, I once tasted a filter coffee...

Agreed. Althougth, I once tasted a filter coffee that was truly amazing. Now, granted, it was during a coffee workshop and the guy who made it had just won an international filter coffee championship...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-13-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 956
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
yes. strip away the fat and sugar and the...

yes. strip away the fat and sugar and the Starbucks own coffee just blech... it's better than no coffee at all but that's about it. If I have to, I'll generally get the filter coffee there. Also...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-11-2017, 02:27 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 13,449
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Ok, not US-based, but related to the topic of...

Ok, not US-based, but related to the topic of (Russian-organized) fake news and tactics to potentially combat this:

Baltics-Russian disinformation war...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 10-11-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
ugh. Hated Malazan (but that's about 50% because...

ugh. Hated Malazan (but that's about 50% because I happen to think that Eriksson is a pompous ass IRL, which has little to do with the actual writing, I'm aware but somehow can't disregard) but I see...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 10-10-2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
and mine. 6 is the best :) I disagree about...

and mine. 6 is the best :)

I disagree about 10, especially in re-reads. Although I understand that when you're reading it for the first time, you'll be frustrated because the story seems stuck....
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-09-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 956
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Renewables (especially wind) and financial...

Renewables (especially wind) and financial services are very strong there too. Arguably it might be easier for London-based financial institutions to move their headquarters to Edinburgh or Glasgow...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-06-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 956
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
That's not necessarily automatically the case....

That's not necessarily automatically the case. See the seccession of Greenland and Denmark, where Greenland CHOSE to step out of the EU while Demark stayed in. Now, granted, I don't know the legal...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-03-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 956
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
bitter, disgusted and sad. That being said,...

bitter, disgusted and sad.

That being said, America: get your shit together and stop hogging "horrible news" headlines.

We've got the Catalan vote to process, the Brexit to manage, the next...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 09-27-2017, 02:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
First of all, welcome :) Ok, it's not...

First of all, welcome :)



Ok, it's not a big spoiler, but still:

there used to be running gags about Bela being immrotal, or maybe a Forsaken in disguise. Or the Creator. She just doesn't...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-22-2017, 02:33 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 13,449
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
the scientists should have just collectively...

the scientists should have just collectively agreed to not tell anyone about the eclipse; let it happen and then go "I dunno. must be God disapproving of Trump, the KKK, all the wars and people not...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-21-2017, 04:06 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 13,449
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
BTW, in this vein, elementary, middle and (to a...

BTW, in this vein, elementary, middle and (to a lesser extent) high school prop up boys because the learning curves and methods of young boys and girls are very different. It evens out in the end,...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-17-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 13,449
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
you can't not fire someone who publically says...

you can't not fire someone who publically says that women are neurotic and don't even want to advance their careers and therefore there should be no money spent on inclusion programs. Also, this bit...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-17-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 13,449
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I'm not advocating no consequences at all. The...

I'm not advocating no consequences at all. The example of the Google guy is a really good one because he 1) violated his Code of Conduct and 2) brought negative media and social attention to his...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-15-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 13,449
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
then make it illegal. I'm fully for making hate...

then make it illegal. I'm fully for making hate speech illegal so that these morons KNOW that there WILL be consequences for their actions.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 08-15-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 13,449
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
so competence and performance has zilch to do...

so competence and performance has zilch to do with it? good to know...
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