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by kapikui
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: A letter to a senator - does anger make a difference?
Replies: 9
Views: 160

Re: A letter to a senator - does anger make a difference?

I seem to remember a liberal congresswoman from California claim that threatening to vote against her and to donate to her opponent was terrorism.
by kapikui
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting
Replies: 68
Views: 2918

Re: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting

Steamforger wrote:I have a hard time buying off on a group of shooters walking right out of a building with almost as many cameras as people.

Given that nearly everyone now carries a rather decent video camera with them at all times, I'd say significantly more cameras than people.
by kapikui
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Red Handed
Replies: 12
Views: 1438

Re: Red Handed

At the minimum, it should be a felony with a lifetime bar on voting and you should also be treated like a sex offender, and not allowed to live within a certain distance of a polling place, required to register with local law enforcement, and the local government should send your picture out to eve...
by kapikui
Sat Feb 18, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Cable TV Signal Problem
Replies: 19
Views: 1796

Re: Cable TV Signal Problem

Call them again. It could be a cabling issue. When were the cables in the housr installed, and the cable to the house from the street. Bad cabling often gives noise on just a few frequencies. (channels if there were still analog) that could be hitting those. HD tends io be more sensitive as well.
by kapikui
Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Women's March - Link Fixed
Replies: 12
Views: 1007

Re: Women's March

Pretty sure you pasted the wrong link there.
by kapikui
Sat Nov 26, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Fidel Castro Dead
Replies: 27
Views: 2663

Re: Fidel Castro Dead

Finally became a good communist.
by kapikui
Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Once again, Trump shows he's an @$$
Replies: 50
Views: 3221

Re: Once again, Trump shows he's an @$$

Can't remember where I first heard it, maybe somewhere on this forum, but, putting on my tin foil hat, if Donald Trump was a Democratic plant with a mission to destroy the Republican party and ensure a Clinton victory, just what exactly would he have done different than what has happened? Not belie...
by kapikui
Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:08 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: NBPP Calls for Black Nation migration
Replies: 28
Views: 2078

Re: NBPP Calls for Black Nation migration

It's been a long time, and I was somewhat young, but didn't the Aryan Nations suggest a similar thing with some Northeastern states?
by kapikui
Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Why didn'the you guys tell me that AR-15's were this cool!
Replies: 22
Views: 4082

Re: Why didn'the you guys tell me that AR-15's were this cool!

All I can say is WOW. OK, the muzzle brakes on some AR's can make them loud, that's what hearing protection is for, but a bruised shoulder? I've not tried it, but I'm fairly sure I could handle a pistol in .223 without extreme difficulty, and it would be awkward but I'd not be all that worried about...
by kapikui
Sat Apr 16, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Woman Shot by Bounty Hunters...
Replies: 11
Views: 1426

Re: Woman Shot by Bounty Hunters...

It's why, for one example, if some billionaire had any balls, they'd hire some thugs to throw a net over Roman Polanski's child molesting ass in Europe some dark night, put him on a Learjet, and drop the bundle on the L.A. District Attorney's steps next morning. The return on investment would pay f...
by kapikui
Sat Mar 12, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: The Children Come Out In Force In Chicago
Replies: 38
Views: 2738

Re: The Children Come Out In Force In Chicago

Termite wrote:Does it make me an evil person, if I wish for a couple of 200 ton asteroids, to hit a couple of major US cities? :?:

Every time I'm in a large city I find myself feeling like it needs a Tunguska type event to happen.
by kapikui
Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:50 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: The fastest thing on earth
Replies: 24
Views: 2504

Re: The fastest thing on earth

Apparently the story is exaggerated. http://io9.gizmodo.com/no-a-nuclear-exp ... 1715340946
by kapikui
Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 30 Years Ago - Challenger STS-51L
Replies: 9
Views: 1209

Re: 30 Years Ago - Challenger STS-51L

I was in sixth grade. I was home sick that day, and my father was laid off his job and watching Phil Donahue. A special report came on, and he (as he nearly always did) stated matter of factly and in total seriousness "We're at war with Russia." He was always certain that the only reason f...
by kapikui
Mon Jan 25, 2016 6:56 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: "Thish ish yur pilot shpeaking..."
Replies: 8
Views: 1072

Re: "Thish ish yur pilot shpeaking..."

You'll notice the second number was higher than the first number. If they had continued the testing and continued to notice elevating levels, it would mean he had consumed recent enough before the test that the alcohol was still entering his bloodstream. I had a school teacher who told us once abou...
by kapikui
Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:36 am
Forum: Protect and Defend
Topic: Arguments
Replies: 57
Views: 9460

Re: Arguments

Ah for the good old days, when a 10 year old could mail order a WW2 surplus Mauser 1898 and 1911 from his chore money.. The good old days, when 10-year-olds still did chores. Wait. Kids in the US get money for doing chores? Truly it is the promised land and the streets are paved with gold... Some o...
by kapikui
Fri Jan 08, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: 100 Skills every man should know.
Replies: 22
Views: 4966

Re: 100 Skills every man should know.

I'm missing quite a few, but since I don't drink, gamble etc, a lot just go away. 9. Parallel Park I suck at this Lack of depth perception (cognitive issue, not visual) makes it difficult 16. Do a Deadlif Properly Can't squat anymore to even start 27. Sharpen a Knife I know how, but can't maintain t...
by kapikui
Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:57 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Forum upgrade - SATURDAY 09JAN16 - 1200Z
Replies: 46
Views: 7541

Re: Forum upgrade - SATURDAY 09JAN16 - 1200Z

Just don't wake me up.
by kapikui
Sat Dec 26, 2015 3:10 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Smith and Wesson Steps on it's Schlong
Replies: 31
Views: 3128

Re: Smith and Wesson Steps on it's Schlong

S&W Apologizes . I don't know if I'd call that an apology. If it was the company proper that directed their law firm to send the letter, why couldn't they have just CALLED Brownells to clarify first? And if the law firm did it without consulting their client or consent, why haven't they been re...
by kapikui
Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Is Luke The Bad Guy?
Replies: 51
Views: 7792

Re: Is Luke The Bad Guy?

I rather enjoyed Ep VIII, but I'm not entirely sure I didn't watch Ep. IV
by kapikui
Sun Dec 20, 2015 4:53 am
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: Lightsaber As Survival Multitool
Replies: 19
Views: 3605

Re: Lightsaber As Survival Multitool

They puss out too fast, and hardly even scratch the surface. With a lightsaber, you're never lost. You just have a new vacation home. A few whacks, and now you have a tree transformed into a treehouse. A pile of rocks in the desert is a new home. With molten glass for mortar. Even a mud hut is quic...
by kapikui
Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Entire LAUSD closed for terror threat
Replies: 15
Views: 1679

Re: Entire LAUSD closed for terror threat

PawPaw wrote:Glenn Reynolds routinely says that in the very near future, sending your child to the public schools will be considered abuse or neglect.


It is inconceivable to me how it is not already.
by kapikui
Tue Dec 01, 2015 2:26 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: We have met the enemy and they are in Congress.
Replies: 9
Views: 1276

Re: We have met the enemy and they are in Congress.

skb12172 wrote:If so, then what you basically end up with is a agency filled with people like Col. Flagg from MASH, only competent.


As opposed to an agency filled with people like Col. Flagg from MASH, only less competent?

Of course depending on where they aimed it that might be better.
by kapikui
Mon Nov 16, 2015 6:05 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: I'm getting fed up with whiny college students
Replies: 40
Views: 2093

Re: I'm getting fed up with whiny college students

Yes there is a strong tendency for HR departments everywhere to use the possession of a degree, any degree , as a signalling shorthand for 'someone with intelligence and determination' (to finish the degree, naturally). It's just a checkbox credential. Or more likely someone willing to put up with ...
by kapikui
Sun Nov 08, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Even by Bubba standards, this is bad.
Replies: 15
Views: 1828

Re: Even by Bubba standards, this is bad.

Is that WELDED tho the receiver cover? Also since you can move the receiver cover perceptibly with your fingers it seems that this wouldn't hold zero all that well.
by kapikui
Sat Oct 31, 2015 7:34 pm
Forum: The War Room
Topic: Changing the “Macho” Male Culture of the US Military
Replies: 24
Views: 2106

Re: Changing the “Macho” Male Culture of the US Military

Yogimus wrote:Yes. A vagina with a gun is clear sign of barbarians at the gates.

You just reminded me of an old South Park episode.
by kapikui
Sat Oct 31, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: I offended a young communist yesterday
Replies: 26
Views: 2232

Re: I offended a young communist yesterday

Good for you. They need it, as much as possible.
by kapikui
Sun Oct 25, 2015 6:04 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Remember--I know you will...
Replies: 18
Views: 1973

Re: Remember--I know you will...

Regarding the "control your healthcare" bit, it's not Democrats who are doing their damnedest to shut down Planned Parenthood, which contrary to the opinion of some offers more services for women's reproductive health than just being "Abortions R Us". Only because "Planned ...
by kapikui
Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:12 am
Forum: The War Room
Topic: USNA bringing back celestial navigation
Replies: 36
Views: 2878

Re: USNA bringing back celestial navigation

Except that plan would probably have the same effect on the airliners of 110 nations (including our own) as would turning all the traffic signals in the country to green simultaneously. Um, no. All flight management systems (FMS) installed on airlines the last 20+ years are all multiple sensor syst...
by kapikui
Sun Oct 11, 2015 3:42 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Why are leftists such idiots?
Replies: 14
Views: 2052

Re: Why are leftists such idiots?

It just occurred to me that asking why leftists are idiots is much akin to asking why alcoholics are so often intoxicated.
by kapikui
Fri Oct 02, 2015 3:01 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Yugo SKS grenade launcher?
Replies: 10
Views: 1687

Re: Yugo SKS grenade launcher?

Jered wrote:Those things are compatible with NATO grenades, aren't they?

Ayup. I have a dummy for mine. Never tried launching it since I can't find the right blanks needed.
by kapikui
Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:50 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Have you ever had one of those bosses...
Replies: 60
Views: 5937

Re: Have you ever had one of those bosses...

Keep in mind that the HR isn't there to help you, it's there to protect the company, but not by getting rid of idiots in management, but by protecting them and getting rid of any "troublemakers" that threaten them. They made him a boss. Having him be a problem and having to fire him reflec...
by kapikui
Fri Sep 18, 2015 5:07 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: The ATF is like a box of chocolates
Replies: 9
Views: 1392

Re: The ATF is like a box of chocolates

When I was young I had a dog that found a box of chocolates wrapped and under the Christmas tree. While we were gone, he opened it and ate them all, foil and all. He didn't seem to have any problems, but there was some concern as to problems when it came time to pass the foil, but everything came ou...
by kapikui
Thu Aug 06, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Louisville Man Shoots Down Drone
Replies: 95
Views: 5421

Re: Louisville Man Shoots Down Drone

Because 109% of TV news producers consumers have the IQ and attention span of a gnat. FIFY. No, and here's why: The consumers have only two choices: change the channel (to another follow-the-leader channel), or turn it off entirely. The producers decide not only where the cameras point, but where t...
by kapikui
Sat Jul 25, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Obnoxious job situation - your thoughts?
Replies: 32
Views: 4255

Re: Obnoxious job situation - your thoughts?

randy wrote:Weet, let me know if you want this thread to become an ex-thread, pining for the fjords

Probably wouldn't help. It's likely already archived somewhere.
by kapikui
Fri Jul 03, 2015 5:26 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Talk of Article V Convention again.
Replies: 37
Views: 3663

Re: Talk of Article V Convention again.

This discussion brings up something I had been thinking of before. During the Civil War, there were fairly clear geographic boundaries for each side. A lot of southerners might have gone up to fight for the north, and vice versa, before long the war was pretty much North vs South. If there were a se...
by kapikui
Wed Jul 01, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Talk of Article V Convention again.
Replies: 37
Views: 3663

Re: Talk of Article V Convention again.

Jered wrote:
kapikui wrote:
Kommander wrote:
kapikui: why not have both?


I'm not sure both are necessary, but I would not be particularly averse to it either.


Since we're dreaming, how about we also add a clause that says if 1/3 of states nullify a law, then that law automatically is repealed.

That's exactly what I was thinking.
by kapikui
Wed Jul 01, 2015 4:15 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Talk of Article V Convention again.
Replies: 37
Views: 3663

Re: Talk of Article V Convention again.

Kommander wrote:
kapikui: why not have both?


I'm not sure both are necessary, but I would not be particularly averse to it either.
by kapikui
Wed Jul 01, 2015 1:40 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Talk of Article V Convention again.
Replies: 37
Views: 3663

Re: Talk of Article V Convention again.

IMHO, we need an easy way to repeal laws. We should add a third legislative branch that has the sole function of repealing laws, and can do so with a 1/3 vote in favor of repeal. Deadlock and gridlock is a feature, not a bug. 8-) We don't need another branch, simply empower the state legislatures t...
by kapikui
Sat Jun 06, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: This... In America...
Replies: 19
Views: 1669

Re: This... In America...

In reading the article, the SWAT apparently did some things that if true should land at least some of the officers on a prison block with everyone still in prison that might be upset at them. But I don't understand the reason for the swat team in the first place. Even in the most draconian dictators...
by kapikui
Thu May 28, 2015 3:53 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Texas Rising
Replies: 22
Views: 2504

Re: Texas Rising

As a Texas History teacher and amateur historian, I have to say this show SUCKS worse than Republican congresscritters sucking up to Obama. I kind of wondered about that. I watched "Sons of Liberty" when it was on a while ago, and while it was rather enjoyable if taken as basically fictio...
by kapikui
Tue May 19, 2015 12:52 am
Forum: The War Room
Topic: Revolution War Era Tactics-other options
Replies: 59
Views: 3181

Re: Revolution War Era Tactics-other options

From what I've read, one of the big problems was that Congress was understandably hesitant to approve enlistments for more than six months. Once someone got trained and proficient, his enlistment was up. Changing that would make a huge difference. You would have trained and experienced troops instea...
by kapikui
Fri May 15, 2015 10:33 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: "New York has the 3rd lowest gun death/violence rate" Myth.
Replies: 19
Views: 2375

Re: "New York has the 3rd lowest gun death/violence rate" My

Jag kind of touched on this, but even though their numbers are cooked, they're probably right. A lower number of guns overall in an area probably leads to a lower number of GUN related deaths. That's their plan. They're phrasing the argument as if only gun deaths are bad. That forces you to try and ...
by kapikui
Fri May 08, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: Protect and Defend
Topic: University Library: Ex Soldier 1, Knife Wielding Douche 0
Replies: 21
Views: 3194

Re: University Library: Ex Soldier 1, Knife Wielding Douche

Yogimus wrote:Is it acceptable to cause pain for pain's sake in this particular scenario?

Probably depends upon whether or not you get caught doing it.
by kapikui
Fri May 08, 2015 9:52 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Bedtime Story Privilege???
Replies: 14
Views: 2452

Re: Bedtime Story Privilege???

Is the professor in question, Adam Swift, any relation to Jonathan Swift?
by kapikui
Sat Apr 18, 2015 4:37 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Adventures in technology and corporate idiocy
Replies: 9
Views: 1749

Re: Adventures in technology and corporate idiocy

Are MBAs typically taught to take an interest in delivering the company's product in a manner that upholds the company's reputation, or is it all about making the numbers look nice in the quarterly report? I'm almost done getting an MBA and was taught to take into account the whole picture of the c...
by kapikui
Sat Apr 04, 2015 12:56 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Sarah Brady dies
Replies: 16
Views: 2500

Re: Sarah Brady dies

We should all go buy a gun in her honor.
by kapikui
Fri Mar 20, 2015 6:52 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Obama touts Mandatory Voting
Replies: 21
Views: 2149

Re: Obama touts Mandatory Voting

Hold it. Wouldn't this require a voter ID for everyone in order to track those who didn't vote? How's a Dem who opposes Voter ID going to reconcile that dilemma? Dip your finger in purple dye. Anyone without a purple finger after election day gets arrested. It gives them everything they want. Illeg...
by kapikui
Tue Mar 17, 2015 6:39 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Windows does it again
Replies: 19
Views: 2589

Re: Windows does it again

Hey it compiles, ship it.
by kapikui
Sun Mar 15, 2015 4:50 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: How do we steer the culture back to Liberty?
Replies: 67
Views: 4672

Re: How do we steer the culture back to Liberty?

Start randomly killing people who oppose liberty maybe? Ah, the oppress those that disagree with me policy of liberty. While Vonz is likely simply expressing frustration, he's not far off on how I thing things will have to happen, or at least how it's going to look to some. Totalitarianism never gi...
by kapikui
Sun Mar 15, 2015 4:39 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: How do we steer the culture back to Liberty?
Replies: 67
Views: 4672

Re: How do we steer the culture back to Liberty?

Start randomly killing people who oppose liberty maybe? That's hardly random. While Vonz is likely simply expressing frustration, he's not far off on how I thing things will have to happen, or at least how it's going to look to some. Totalitarianism never gives up without bloodshed. I see a civil w...
by kapikui
Sun Mar 15, 2015 1:09 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: How do we steer the culture back to Liberty?
Replies: 67
Views: 4672

Re: How do we steer the culture back to Liberty?

Start randomly killing people who oppose liberty maybe? Ah, the oppress those that disagree with me policy of liberty. While Vonz is likely simply expressing frustration, he's not far off on how I thing things will have to happen, or at least how it's going to look to some. Totalitarianism never gi...
by kapikui
Fri Mar 06, 2015 7:10 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Congress Irrelevant?
Replies: 18
Views: 1440

Re: Congress Irrelevant?

I've held the belief for a while that Obama has massive amounts of dirt on numerous Republicans, especially the Dudfastic Duo in charge right now. Could they have both been caught in the same bed with a dead boy and a live girl? Well with what the NSA has been doing, who do you suppose their primar...
by kapikui
Fri Mar 06, 2015 7:07 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Congress Irrelevant?
Replies: 18
Views: 1440

Re: Congress Irrelevant?

It's easy to dismiss the GOP congressmen as stupid or cowards, but I'm having a hard time believing that anyone as incompetent as these people seem could get themselves put into the positions that they have. That leaves more nefarious reasons they seem so ineffectual. I'm not exactly the conspiracy...
by kapikui
Fri Mar 06, 2015 7:04 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Something Just Occured to Me
Replies: 9
Views: 1325

Something Just Occured to Me

The Congress Irrelevant thread and the alleged bullet ban from the ATF got me thinking. Correct me if I'm wrong, but most laws now are set up so that some government agency gets to set a lot of basic rules. The rumored ATF bullet ban would be a good example of this. What we get is congress writing a...
by kapikui
Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:54 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Congress Irrelevant?
Replies: 18
Views: 1440

Re: Congress Irrelevant?

It's easy to dismiss the GOP congressmen as stupid or cowards, but I'm having a hard time believing that anyone as incompetent as these people seem could get themselves put into the positions that they have. That leaves more nefarious reasons they seem so ineffectual. I'm not exactly the conspiracy ...
by kapikui
Tue Feb 17, 2015 3:52 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Newtown Panel shows Connecticut is insane
Replies: 22
Views: 2241

Re: Newtown Panel shows Connecticut is insane

Putting serial numbers on boxes of ammunition would probably be a good idea. Like what lot the bullets were made in. So long as it doesn't have to be registered upon purchase. Probably a good idea so if someone gets a round blowing up their gun the company can go back and see if there is a further ...
by kapikui
Tue Feb 10, 2015 10:12 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: If you intend starting a gunfight...
Replies: 4
Views: 962

Re: If you intend starting a gunfight...

Whenever I see an article like this in which the criminals ethnicity is NOT stated I make a bet with myself that he's probably black. Yup. http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015/02/06/he-thought-he-could-stick-up-a-67-year-old-man-using-a-pellet-gun-it-was-a-fatal-miscalculation/ Does that make me ra...
by kapikui
Fri Jan 23, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: I think the problem is that she stopped chewing
Replies: 8
Views: 1299

Re: I think the problem is that she stopped chewing

skb12172 wrote:You're both going to hell...

Well, I guess I'll have to join them.
by kapikui
Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:13 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Horrible PSA
Replies: 25
Views: 1836

Re: Horrible PSA

This video is private... :lol: It's been reposted as of the 23rd. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIa4NkQXm8Y This time with comments disabled. Go figure. I reported it again. She also "defended" herself here . The coalition to stop gun violence is calling her a plant. Honestly I have a d...
by kapikui
Sun Dec 14, 2014 1:55 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Venting/ranting
Replies: 56
Views: 1794

Re: Venting/ranting

Operate on the suspicion that everybody else is working off half assed intelligence as often as your self. Attempt to always be 3 or 4 steps ahead of everybody else you're dealing with. It is arguably difficult to do this with a McWorker, but in professional life, I've found it to be very doable. H...
by kapikui
Sat Nov 29, 2014 11:10 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: How to be comfortably paranoid
Replies: 25
Views: 917

Re: How to be comfortably paranoid

You also have to worry about the possibility of someone carrying in a concealed camera/recorder, then carrying it out. Short of total strip search, you aren't going to be 100%. Really what you need to do is make it more difficult to steal whatever information you're trying to keep secure than it's w...
by kapikui
Wed Nov 26, 2014 12:45 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: The proper sword
Replies: 50
Views: 1970

Re: The proper sword

Flintlock Tom wrote:
PawPaw wrote:
MarkD wrote:Claymore. Either type.
Why choose? Both!


If the first one works, why do you need the second?


Fun
by kapikui
Tue Nov 25, 2014 6:35 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: The proper sword
Replies: 50
Views: 1970

Re: The proper sword

308Mike wrote:I would think a KATANA would be more our style!! LOL!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


I was thinking maybe bastard sword would be more appropriate.
by kapikui
Sun Nov 16, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: It looks like Stanford peddles bullshit.
Replies: 14
Views: 1068

Re: It looks like Stanford peddles bullshit.

135.6% of everything that comes out of any university is BS. What's new here?
by kapikui
Sun Nov 16, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Buffalo Cops acting Badly
Replies: 26
Views: 1194

Re: Buffalo Cops acting Badly

I think you're off by at least one order of magnitude. Well, considering the Hiroshima nuke was roughly 16 kt(Little Boy), and the current warheads on our SSBN missles(up to 8 per missle) are 450 kt, do you have any idea what I'm discussing? Well I do want to make sure we get it ALL, but I have to ...
by kapikui
Sat Nov 15, 2014 7:12 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Buffalo Cops acting Badly
Replies: 26
Views: 1194

Re: Buffalo Cops acting Badly

Termite wrote::x There are times when I actually think that NYFC would be improved by the application of of a 1.5MT weapon.


I think you're off by at least one order of magnitude.
by kapikui
Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:04 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Out Of Control Cop Goes Psycho
Replies: 25
Views: 773

Re: Out Of Control Cop Goes Psycho

What bothers me about this is that, as has been noted before, it is extremely unlikely that this is the first time this officer has done this kind of thing. It also is unlikely to be the first complaint, and therefore unlikely to have been the first complaint. It is nearly unthinkable that his super...
by kapikui
Sat Oct 25, 2014 4:59 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: The dreaded H word...
Replies: 17
Views: 1335

Re: The dreaded H word...

You guys are a tough crowd when I come here begging for sympathy. :lol: Look at the bright side: you just got a "No More Lifting Heavy Sh*t Ever Again Card" with a lifetime freshness date. I don't know about that. I had one done before I can remember and it has never been a problem. The o...
by kapikui
Fri Oct 24, 2014 12:36 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: So who's still here?
Replies: 118
Views: 4570

Re: So who's still here?

I was a registered Lurker since I can't even remember the name of the site. Before NOR, before gun thing. I made the jump, didn't post and got pruned so I re-registered. This is the kind of site where I generally read and keep my mouth shut. Better to be silent and be thought a fool...
by kapikui
Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Chris banned permanently.
Replies: 199
Views: 39841

Re: Chris banned permanently.

Was the hiding of all forums to anyone not logged in related and intentional? It seems that such an act will eventually lead to forum death by attrition.
by kapikui
Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:12 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Chris banned permanently.
Replies: 199
Views: 39841

Re: Chris banned permanently.

I always thought it was a shitty name anyway. The real issue will be getting all the members notified of a new name, if Chris decides to retaliate through it. Maybe not much of an issue at all, since CC retains control of the server, and presumably the database. You make an excellent point. It isn'...
by kapikui
Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:07 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Chris banned permanently.
Replies: 199
Views: 39841

Re: Chris banned permanently.

One potential problem. Chris seems to still own the domain. That could cause some issues.
by kapikui
Wed Oct 22, 2014 12:54 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: What The NYPD Does Is None Of Your Business
Replies: 22
Views: 655

Re: What The NYPD Does Is None Of Your Business

There is this: I've been a cop for a long, long time, and I've never known a newspaper or TV station to get a crime story right. Sensational, yeah, but right? No. That goes for all stories about crime, whether the cop is the bad guy or the good guy . Sometimes I'd read about a case I was working, h...
by kapikui
Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:29 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: The Science Of Shit Part 1
Replies: 17
Views: 2284

Re: The Science Of Shit Part 1

From what I've read, this does actually work, but how does one even come up with "fecal transplants" as a treatment for anything? "Here, take a dump in this bucket. We'll shove it down the patient's throat and see if that fixes the problem."
by kapikui
Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:20 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Ebola getting ahead of efforts to contain it
Replies: 1123
Views: 60557

Re: Ebola getting ahead of efforts to contain it

I've seen it claimed on certain sites and forums that once Ebola starts popping up regularly in Western countries, there will be a cure available in weeks. Because then it will be profitable to make one. So there's really no need for alarm, and the faster it spreads to Europe and US, the faster the...
by kapikui
Fri Oct 10, 2014 11:40 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Paltrow's Feeling The Thrill Up Her Leg
Replies: 21
Views: 1037

Re: Paltrow's Feeling The Thrill Up Her Leg

HTRN wrote:
Aesop wrote:Didn't she used to be an actress at one point?


I think she was in some b movie called "The Avengers" :lol:


That was barely a supporting role though.
by kapikui
Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: "Presentation Grade Mosin Nagant"
Replies: 19
Views: 1405

Re: "Presentation Grade Mosin Nagant"

Rod wrote:Selling mine at a gun show tomorrow. Asking $200 and probably should ask $350 if he's getting $700 for that one.


Seeing as he didn't get the $700 for it, maybe not. Remember, he can ask $700 for it, that doesn't mean he's going to get it.
by kapikui
Wed Sep 10, 2014 5:34 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Rate this comp build
Replies: 63
Views: 5354

Re: Rate this comp build

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by kapikui
Mon Sep 08, 2014 3:01 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Who is putting up fake cell towers across USA?
Replies: 18
Views: 1292

Re: Who is putting up fake cell towers across USA?

An actual fake tower means: A) You have a fraudulent company buy the land B) It arranged the proper permits C) Has been paying the taxes D) hired the tower erection company Etc, etc, etc. Not all that hard - perhaps barring the erection company, but involved. Also extremely expensive. Someone has a...
by kapikui
Sun Aug 31, 2014 7:37 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Supersonic Chinese Submarine
Replies: 51
Views: 1954

Re: Supersonic Chinese Submarine

I'm reminded of a Robin Williams joke from back in the day. "The way to build a stealth aircraft is to go into the forest, spread some wreckage and say 'one of them crashed.'"
by kapikui
Sat Aug 30, 2014 7:56 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Rotherham
Replies: 54
Views: 2063

Re: Rotherham

If anyone has any evidence of a similar level of official disinterest in the US on anything approaching the scale of the documented child-rape rate of Rotherham, a town the size of Buffalo NY, feel free to post it. I suspect you'll find it easier to post video of Bigfoot riding a unicorn on the Whi...
by kapikui
Sat Aug 30, 2014 7:49 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Rotherham
Replies: 54
Views: 2063

Re: Rotherham

Yogimus wrote:I find accusations of racism non-threatening, because I am not racist.

You're also not a pussy. You have to look at these things from a pussy's point of view, then all becomes clear.
by kapikui
Sat Aug 30, 2014 1:39 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Rotherham
Replies: 54
Views: 2063

Re: Rotherham

The frightening part in this isn't that there was human trafficking going on. We know that it happens, and it happens everywhere. The frightening part is not that social workers knew about it, and did nothing, if it were due to corruption, that would be a problem with those particular people, but al...
by kapikui
Sat Aug 23, 2014 4:11 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: So, I just won powerball (no not really)
Replies: 23
Views: 1106

Re: So, I just won powerball (no not really)

Dub_James wrote:There are days when I think only an AI can run a durable system...


I've long thought that a good source of random numbers would do a better job than what we've got now.
by kapikui
Mon Aug 18, 2014 1:36 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: HAMAS getting walloped, HopeyDopey dictates terms Israel
Replies: 31
Views: 2371

Re: HAMAS getting walloped, HopeyDopey dictates terms Israel

Jered wrote:Does that only apply to people who didn't volunteer to become human shields?

If you volunteer to become a human shield to serve the purposes of one of the belligerents, then don't you, de facto, become a combatant of one of the belligerents?


That's what I would think.
by kapikui
Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:45 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Robin Williams RIP
Replies: 21
Views: 2112

Re: Robin Williams RIP

Darrell wrote:A good article, found via Transterrestrial Musings:

You can read the rest here:

http://www.cracked.com/quick-fixes/robi ... hemselves/



You just got me sucked into cracked for about 24 hours.
by kapikui
Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:34 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Robin Williams RIP
Replies: 21
Views: 2112

Re: Robin Williams RIP

It is NEVER the answer. It's an answer that indicates misunderstanding of the question. As a rule, there's batshit crazy, that doesn't understand that flapping your wings will not enable flight from high places, and there's seriously long-term depressed. I'm guessing Williams was the latter. Suicid...
by kapikui
Mon Aug 04, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: Protect and Defend
Topic: Fortify master bedroom door?
Replies: 72
Views: 4503

Re: Fortify master bedroom door?

Netpackrat wrote:Of course, the downside is while many TGC members could construct an excellent batcave, most of us tend toward Alfred more than Bruce Wayne. :mrgreen:


Or Perhaps Lucius Fox?
by kapikui
Thu Jul 24, 2014 8:21 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: PSH At My Alma Mater
Replies: 7
Views: 591

Re: PSH At My Alma Mater

Jericho941 wrote:They only have to make an example out of a couple pranksters per year to keep it manageable.

They don't even have to do that. All they have to do is hang it around the neck of someone who is unlikely to fight back. Guilty is irrelevant.
by kapikui
Sat Jul 19, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: After Home Invasion/Rape, Anti-Gunnies Change Tune
Replies: 6
Views: 706

Re: After Home Invasion/Rape, Anti-Gunnies Change Tune

So, did she get raped or not? On the first page, it says she did. On the second, it says his actions saved her from being raped. Actually it says she was sexually assaulted (probably something just short of rape), then was saved from the attempted rape later. Still it's nice to see that a few sheep...
by kapikui
Sat Jul 12, 2014 7:23 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Germany Brought Their A-Game
Replies: 66
Views: 2139

Re: Germany Brought Their A-Game

I'm having trouble understanding the popularity of soccer at all. Or for that matter any of its similars. Most games seem to be derived from the same game as soccer. Hockey is soccer with sticks and you hit the ball. Some versions are played on ice with ice skates and the ball is a short cylinder ca...
by kapikui
Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:01 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: What If Department...
Replies: 33
Views: 1800

Re: What If Department...

Given the current administration and their track record of defending Americans under attack, I suspect any soldiers involved in defending US land would have to disobey orders to stand down, or even PROTECT the poor misunderstood rightful owners of the land coming in to reclaim it, or somesuch. Thing...
by kapikui
Sat Jun 14, 2014 3:31 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: IRS "lost" 2 Years of Lerner's Emails
Replies: 70
Views: 2788

Re: IRS "lost" 2 Years of Lerner's Emails

Precision wrote:At what point do we tip into being a banana republic, complete with kangaroo courts, expected bribes and the like?


November 2012
by kapikui
Mon Jun 09, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Investigators - I need to gather info about someone
Replies: 34
Views: 1163

Re: Investigators - I need to gather info about someone

The threatener is a friend of the old boyfriend. I know where the ex boyfriend and his mom live. I don't know where the thug's parent(s) live or exactly where he is now. I don't think my daughter has ever met the thug, though they had previously emailed back and forth. I don't think my daughter's a...
by kapikui
Mon Jun 09, 2014 8:05 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: For HighSpeed - Harley Heads (plus one more - POLITICAL)
Replies: 8
Views: 1039

Re: For HighSpeed - Harley Heads (plus one more - PIOLITICAL

Yogimus wrote:I like ninja rats in my colon

That sounds unsanitary. I would suggest using only known clean ninja rats from a reputable ninja rat supplier. Wild or street ninja rats may carry nasty diseases.
by kapikui
Sun Jun 08, 2014 6:21 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Interesting thought experiment - protecting confidentiality
Replies: 3
Views: 658

Re: Interesting thought experiment - protecting confidential

There are solutions for this... all different sorts in fact, based on specific priorities and details, both commercial off the shelf and custom/semi-custom developments. Again, this is what I do for a living. Though I don't do this for a living, I have studied some. It seems to me that no matter th...
by kapikui
Thu May 29, 2014 6:56 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Most Jackassic Anti-Gun Statement Spoken To Me Lately
Replies: 74
Views: 1596

Re: Most Jackassic Anti-Gun Statement Spoken To Me Lately

My guideline comes (if I remember right) from David Codrea: If my 11-year-old son wants to tote a Ma Deuce home from the hardware store in his Radio Flyer wagon, he should have a note from me. Given that a Ma Deuce weighs over 120 pounds not counting ammo, I'd personally prefer he use something som...
by kapikui
Thu May 29, 2014 6:03 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Most Jackassic Anti-Gun Statement Spoken To Me Lately
Replies: 74
Views: 1596

Re: Most Jackassic Anti-Gun Statement Spoken To Me Lately

My guideline comes (if I remember right) from David Codrea: If my 11-year-old son wants to tote a Ma Deuce home from the hardware store in his Radio Flyer wagon, he should have a note from me. Given that a Ma Deuce weighs over 120 pounds not counting ammo, I'd personally prefer he use something som...

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