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Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-25-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 541
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
wtf? and then you wonder people react defensively...

wtf? and then you wonder people react defensively to you.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-25-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 449
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
indeed. We come here to argue, discuss, dissect...

indeed. We come here to argue, discuss, dissect and destroy other people's points of view.

Frankly, I learned more here about constructing a truthful and clearly worded argument than I did back...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-25-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 541
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
er. I was saying that about *your* point. ...

er. I was saying that about *your* point.

In any case, too much rationality has the same effect as too much emotion - things become right or wrong "just because"; and THAT is what needs to be...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-24-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 848
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
in related news, a new piece of spyware called...

in related news, a new piece of spyware called Regin has been discovered: http://money.cnn.com/2014/11/23/technology/security/regin-malware-symantec/

Though, honestly I had forgotten that Symantec...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-24-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 541
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
On this I disagree. The reason is that for...

On this I disagree. The reason is that for society as a whole there ought to be a certain set of common values, the breach of which would trigger a strong negative response. If there is no such...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-24-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 541
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
well I would hope so! I wouldn't want to live in...

well I would hope so! I wouldn't want to live in a society where rape is treated as something that simply happens.

Hyperbole aside - I agree with you that the level of emotional damage;...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-24-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 541
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
um. By that logic I was once raped at work. You...

um. By that logic I was once raped at work. You may remember, I posted about it here.

Also, once in a bus full of people and several times walking down the street.

My point is, I think your...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-24-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 848
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Well. Seeing as Italy has the current presidency...

Well. Seeing as Italy has the current presidency I'm not surprised that it's gotten bogged down - Italy is after UK probably the most anti-EU country in the EU. However, the next 1,5 years (starting...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-20-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
K4
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
oooh, ooh, naming acronyms and vague terminology!...

oooh, ooh, naming acronyms and vague terminology! I like this game :D

I got the following request the other day:
"could you dig up for me the SSS data in the Geophys/Bathy section, maybe labeled...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-19-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 848
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I couldn't agree more! Also, the strength and the...

I couldn't agree more! Also, the strength and the weakness of the internet infrastructure is that it's decentralized. So that if one hub for whatever reason malfunctions, that won't bring the whole...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-19-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 848
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
it's not fearmongering if it's already happened....

it's not fearmongering if it's already happened. The examples I brought aren't even true doomsday stuff. True doomsday is if some other country takes over your nuclear weapons controls.

anyways,...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-18-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 848
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
That I think everyone does. I know of a few...

That I think everyone does. I know of a few people who do not have a credit card, but just on principle only ever use debit. You know, stuff like that. But honestly, on an everyday basis I normally...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-18-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 848
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Firstly, it is erroneous to assume that "there's...

Firstly, it is erroneous to assume that "there's plenty of broadband to go around". this is simply not true. Broadband is not some sort of infinite substance that magically appears out of somewhere....
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-18-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 848
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
You're wrong. This has already happened in 2007...

You're wrong. This has already happened in 2007 in Estonia and in 2008 in Georgia via targeted attacks (most probably from Russia, but it's very difficult to prove). This has also happened in Iran,...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-18-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 848
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Right. And when the traffic lights regulation...

Right. And when the traffic lights regulation gets shut off that's not life-threatening? Or when an entire hospitals' data gets sidelined because some corporation needs the bandwidth? How about when...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-17-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 848
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Ideally both, but primarily the first. In my...

Ideally both, but primarily the first.

In my personal opinion, affordable access to Internet is more important than affordable fuel.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-17-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 848
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
no idea who Ted Cruz is and aside from the...

no idea who Ted Cruz is and aside from the USology of this entire thread (yes, I'm crotchety today. Mostly because I didn't get enough crocheting done this weekend) what we're talking about with Net...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-07-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 51
Poll: Impeach?
Views: 822
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
to be fair, the whole credit card system in US is...

to be fair, the whole credit card system in US is a fricking joke. You just swipe it, no code asked, no ID, nothing; and if you want a new credit card, that's laughably easy as well.

Estonia has...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 11-05-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 367
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
exactly! I've got to say, normally I'm a...

exactly!

I've got to say, normally I'm a serial starter: I like playing until about the invention of cavalry or maybe infantry at the latest. Then I give up and start over. This one though, I...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-31-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,240
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I'll just leave this here...

I'll just leave this here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAz-F1QnyCk)
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-27-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 367
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
My wonderful hubby bought it for me and I got to...

My wonderful hubby bought it for me and I got to play with it for a few hours yesterday. Gotta say I love it. I normally don't like the sci-fi stuff so much but this is Civ so I'll cut it some slack.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-23-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,229
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
another aspect which isn't talked about at all in...

another aspect which isn't talked about at all in the West, and which Russia also tries to suppress is the fact that for every 1 Russian that is born, there are 2 Asians born [ETA: in Russia]. The...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-23-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,229
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Depending on how far back in the history you go,...

Depending on how far back in the history you go, there's a case to be made for Great-Poland which would stretch from the Baltic Sea to the Mediterranean, and from half-way in Germany to half way...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-22-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,229
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Well, the Jews have a long history of being...

Well, the Jews have a long history of being persecuted horrendously, yet Israel has no problems paying that legacy forward on the Palestinians.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 10-22-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,229
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
oh that is rich... Putin must have mania...

oh that is rich... Putin must have mania grandiosa to even suggest such a thing out loud, to a Pole, no less...
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