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Forum: Computer Games 2021-01-19, 05:02
Replies: 30
Views: 7,485
Posted By MooMoo2
Ah, those memories

It was August 12 2017, the same day as the Charlottesville far-right rally:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unite_the_Right_rally

Nothing much was going on at the capitol at that time. It didn't...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-09, 18:49
Replies: 4,208
Views: 288,105
Posted By MooMoo2
That reminds me of this video I took about two...

That reminds me of this video I took about two years ago:
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Forum: Lounge 2021-01-09, 18:36
Replies: 4,208
Views: 288,105
Posted By MooMoo2
https://www.wired.com/story/how-outrun-dinosaur/

https://www.wired.com/story/how-outrun-dinosaur/
Forum: Chess 2021-01-03, 23:38
Replies: 4
Views: 4,919
Posted By MooMoo2
I did my small bit and contributed 10,836 CPU...

I did my small bit and contributed 10,836 CPU hours (~1.24 CPU years) and 685,030 games.

A total of 2,296.87 CPU years of work and 1,073,229,593 games were played by Fishtest users from 2019-09-28...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-30, 05:50
Replies: 96
Views: 11,013
Posted By MooMoo2
Thanks! Tonight's the 13th full moon of the...

Thanks!

Tonight's the 13th full moon of the year, so I figured it would be a good time to post this. I found it earlier this month not far from that location, and its unofficial title is "13...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-07, 03:21
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By MooMoo2
Good idea. If you're running for re-election for...

Good idea. If you're running for re-election for a local position (say, mayor of New York), you should be judged based on NYC's LE, not the LE of the entire country.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-05, 18:28
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By MooMoo2
The idea is that you'd want a country's leaders...

The idea is that you'd want a country's leaders to care about the country's population. If they pass policies which benefit people's health and make them live longer, they should be rewarded by...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-05, 07:21
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By MooMoo2
The drawback is that you'd be reducing their...

The drawback is that you'd be reducing their incentive to care about issues that are more likely to affect younger people, such as infant mortality (there's still room for improvement there:...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-04, 21:30
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By MooMoo2
Would you support an upper age limit for politicians?

It's not exactly breaking news, but a large fraction of U.S. politicians from both parties are old, and I suspect that is also the case with many other countries. Biden and McConnell are 78, Sanders...
Forum: Hobbies 2020-12-04, 19:24
Replies: 19
Views: 8,592
Posted By MooMoo2
Oldie but goodie - Kenyan runs a 3:43 mile and...

Oldie but goodie - Kenyan runs a 3:43 mile and loses the race: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvCsj7eJKKA

I still can't believe how fast the winner ran. That's what, 55.46" per lap?! To be fair,...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-04, 06:33
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By MooMoo2
Out of the ones I had, 6 were kept in a case, 2...

Out of the ones I had, 6 were kept in a case, 2 were in a ziplock bag, and the remaining 2 were wrapped in paper towels. None of them were exposed to sunlight or stored outdoors. Humidity levels were...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-03, 06:45
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By MooMoo2
Њw long does da﬩a on floppy disks la≤⊦?

I dug up some floppy disks that were bought in either 1999 or early 2000 and haven't been used since 2004 or 2005. Out of 10 disks,

Disk 1: Is readable in 2020
Disk 2: Not consistently readable...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 16:42
Replies: 25
Views: 1,186
Posted By MooMoo2
There are almost no downsides to taking option 2...

There are almost no downsides to taking option 2 at that age, but massive upsides.

Statistically, someone in their early 80s has less than a decade of remaining life expectancy. If you're likely...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 15:53
Replies: 25
Views: 1,186
Posted By MooMoo2
For me, I'd pick option 1 now, but that's because...

For me, I'd pick option 1 now, but that's because I wasn't a teen in the 80s. The risk of messing with the timeline at that point is too big:
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-24280831

Option...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 07:18
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By MooMoo2
I was looking through some of my old middle...

I was looking through some of my old middle school and high school memorabilia over the Thanksgiving weekend and found these pieces of art that I created* when I was at that age.

*IIRC, most (if...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-30, 03:20
Replies: 1,331
Views: 78,840
Posted By MooMoo2
Why settle for pictures with leopards when you...

Why settle for pictures with leopards when you can have pictures with lions?
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/17-photos-of-argentinas-controversial-extreme-petting-zoo


I went...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-29, 03:58
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By MooMoo2
I wonder which option parents would support. I...

I wonder which option parents would support. I know someone who's now saving $1K/month since he no longer needs to pay for daycare costs.
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-24, 17:03
Replies: 18
Views: 1,486
Posted By MooMoo2
Thanks! Instead of having a cake, I considered...

Thanks! Instead of having a cake, I considered having a pi(e) for my 31st birthday, but decided that it was too irrational.

edit: Maybe I should have gotten one when I turned 31.4159265...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-23, 06:27
Replies: 18
Views: 1,486
Posted By MooMoo2
Thanks! October 22, 2010: Watched...

Thanks!

October 22, 2010: Watched then-President Obama give a speech/campaign rally.

I don't agree with some of Obama's policies, but it was pretty cool to see and get that close to someone who...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-21, 20:32
Replies: 1,331
Views: 78,840
Posted By MooMoo2
If it tastes good and isn't poisonous, why not?...

If it tastes good and isn't poisonous, why not? I've never had bat (yet!), but it seems like one of those meats that can vary from delicious to disgusting, depending on the person eating it and how...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-21, 18:39
Replies: 18
Views: 1,486
Posted By MooMoo2
October 21, 2020: Today is my last or second last...

October 21, 2020: Today is my last or second last power of 2 birthday :sad:
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-17, 06:58
Replies: 4,208
Views: 288,105
Posted By MooMoo2
He tried to dunk a basketball before: ...

He tried to dunk a basketball before:
https://www.si.com/longform/2015/dunking/index.html

I wonder which task he found harder to accomplish
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-17, 06:55
Replies: 1,331
Views: 78,840
Posted By MooMoo2
More wacky, WTF stuff: ...

More wacky, WTF stuff:
https://www.exoticmeatmarkets.com/Lion-Meat-Buy-Lion-Meat-Lion-Meat-for-sale-p/lionmeat16oz.htm

$50K for a pound of lion meat :shock:
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 05:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,486
Posted By MooMoo2
Thanks! Is this...

Thanks! Is this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windsurfing
what you're looking for? :smile:


Interesting. I tried a few runs without the wax, and it took an incredibly steep slope (more than 45...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-15, 05:25
Replies: 1,331
Views: 78,840
Posted By MooMoo2
I've had whale meat in Iceland. It had the...

I've had whale meat in Iceland. It had the texture of beef, the color of beet, and the taste of tuna.


I've had kangaroo but not gator. It didn't taste like chicken at all. It was quite tough to...
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