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90028 No. 90028 ID: 1e7cc7 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Say... what happened to that thread I made on increasing automation will increasingly reduce jobs?

You moderators want to be replaced by bots?

- GE Aviation Opens Global Robotics, Automation and Instrumentation R&D Centre in Bromont, Quebec.
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>> No. 90067 ID: 963c4b
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ATM!
>> No. 90068 ID: 963c4b
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And the older US M19 anti-tank mine, 12.56 kg.
>> No. 90069 ID: 963c4b
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US M93 Hornet WAM (Wide Area Munition), a smart autonomous top-attack anti-tank mine using acoustic & seismic sensors.
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>> No. 90099 ID: b338a2
Can we have an indirect mine thread in /w/?


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89872 No. 89872 ID: 5b9651 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
http://www.examiner.com/article/was-justice-served-or-done-texas-revenge-killing-case

This turned my whole day from sucky to awesome. Kudos on the dad and a big "fuck yes!" to the jury.

>A Texas father is free this morning following his acquittal yesterday in Angelton on charges that he gunned down the drunk driver who had just killed his two sons in a December 2012 crash, and the case is eliciting some interesting remarks from Seattle Times readers who have followed the story.

>A jury deliberated about three hours yesterday before finding David Barajas not guilty in the slaying of 20-year-old Jose Banda. According to the Houston Chronicle, Banda smashed into David Barajas, Jr., 12, and his 11-year-old brother, Caleb, as they pushed their dad’s truck toward their nearby house because it had run out of gas.
.....

>Banda, said the Houston Chronicle report, had a blood alcohol level that was twice the legal limit. The fact that he killed the two youngsters is raising some question among people reacting to the verdict that, perhaps, the jury practiced “Texas justice,” whatever that is. The old “He needed killin’!” defense, eh?

I remember when this story was first in the news, and I still say this sounds like the work of a couple bro-tier cops.
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>> No. 89924 ID: e6dc7a
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Fuck yeah, texas
>> No. 90056 ID: 13dbd1
>>89915

You also know damn well that most of those drivers aren't actually FROM Florida, they're transplants.
>> No. 90075 ID: 626b5e
>>90056

This is true. The people FROM Florida mostly can't drive anyways on account of having a DUI or having previously sold their car for dope.

The bad drivers are from New York and haven't gotten their DUI or oxycodone addiction yet.
>> No. 90081 ID: 264fa3
First of all: >>89897
>Bitch please, the place where this happened is like 30% black/30% hispanic, has a gay mayor and a black police chief.

This

Secondly: >>89899
>but on the other hand there was clearly bias and the justice system did not work as intended.

This is not true. The justice system worked perfectly. The prosecution had no murder weapon, there was no GSR on the dad's hands, and they had no evidence against him other than the fact that the dead guy had killed his sons.

They literally had nothing on him other than motive, and that isn't enough to convict somebody of murder. You can't put someone in jail because you're "totally sure he probably did it".
>> No. 90102 ID: 9507dc
>>89918
I've had people try to do that to me too. At one point I remember seeing one of those maymay animal jpegs that was like

>When I'm on the highway and see someone speeding I get in front of them to slow them down. They could hurt somebody

because you know, juxtaposing your car in front of a much faster car is totally safe.


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90008 No. 90008 ID: d5e5a4 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
This upstanding black gentleman stands up to cops trying to enter his house without a warrant.

His comment at the end is awesome.

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/police-door-warrant-shut-guy/
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>> No. 90031 ID: 885afe
>>90008
Lol those cops.
>> No. 90041 ID: 98921a
>>90008
That dudes comment at the end killed my sides.
>> No. 90072 ID: 5577d8
I ain't steppin out of shit all my paper's legit
-Well, do you mind if I look round the car a little bit?
Well my glove compartment is locked so is the trunk in the back and I know my rights so you gon' need a warrant for that
-Aren't you sharp as a tack, you some type of lawyer or something or somebody important or somethin'?
Nah, I ain't pass the bar but i know a little bit, enough that you won't illegally search my shit
-We'll see how smart you are when the K9 come.
I got 99 problems but a bitch ain't one


HIT ME
>> No. 90074 ID: 17ac4c
The sad thing about any of these scenarios is that the only reason he did not get his rights violated was the fact that he had a camera recording.

I liked the part where they asked him to step outside to talk.
>> No. 90077 ID: cb4bfc
Good for him! Instead of being professional about asking for help they treated him like he was the criminal.

A little professionalism and common courtesy could have been the difference between the two parties cooperating, and what we just saw on tape.

Shitty cops.


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87409 No. 87409 ID: 5b9651 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
So it would seem that what I thought was a little burn blister I got from bumping the master cylinder on my truck is actually a brown recluse bite.

>Wake up Tuesday.
>Muh finger has a zit!
>Pop it. IDGAF.
>Wed comes. Red and a little pus. Well fuck. Infected maybe? Alcohol flush and Neosporin FTW.
>Thursday cometh. Not oozing, but red area gettin bigger. Feelin bad man - got flu-like symptoms and just feel shitty.
>Today: Dizzy and sick, feel real out of it and have a fever. Pic related.

Dr. Appointment Monday. Joy.
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I still want a pic of Acid's krokodil finger.
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>>90058
Seconded.

Did he survive, or was the spider venom actually tiny microscopic eggs that hatched and consumed him, so now acidman is just a human shaped skin bag full of spiders?
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>>90059
One sure way to find out.
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Dude's going to turn into a space insect/human hybrid like Gary Oldman in Lost in Space.
>> No. 90073 ID: 5d922e
Holy necro. I knew /t/ was slow, but why bump this?

Nah, I survived. Final verdict: Brown recluse bite supporessed my immune system followed by a systemic blood infection that almost killed me. I went to the urgent care and they checked my vitals and freaked out, so I ended up in the Emergency Room for seven hours. My blood pressure and temperature were flying back and forth from dangerously high to dangerously low. Doc said another two or three days untreated and I'd have died.

I'm fine now. Finger's okay too, just a nice scar. I have't been posting much because Opchan's been slow and I enlisted to help with project #GamerGate which is eating up all my free time.

I'll have a post in /v/ later. I made a little investment to save some money. Y'all will like it.


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89779 No. 89779 ID: 5cd9fb hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I'm traveling to NJ this weekend for a family reunion and it should work out with my rent due Tuesday, I have effectively zero safety margin which is a horrible idea on a 1500 mile trip. I'm leaning towards pawning my spare sig pro for $200 to give me a cushion until I get paid the first Friday in September. Are they usually a payday loan style ripoff?

Prosecutie unrelated.
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>> No. 89806 ID: c3e6b2
>>89804
Small items like TV, etc probably larger item like car and house he would get rape on the interest rate :( especially having that student loan looming over his head.
>> No. 89807 ID: d6e397
>>89800
If you're sure, why don't you just apply for a relatively easy one like an entry level Capital One Mastercard or something like...right now? Don't think it comes with any benefits beyond free credit score tracking, but it's at least a useful tool. Play responsibly with that a bit, and then you could get a card that gives back a little. (REI/Sportsman's Warehouse/Cabela's visas and whatnot.) It's not much, but those points help take the edge off a box of HST's every once in a while.

Then if you don't get approved, you can just take the hard hit on your credit as lesson learned and look into a secured card or getting some poor soul to cosign with you...
>> No. 89819 ID: edc783
>>89804
Based Ramsey
>> No. 89849 ID: 236235
credit cards are only acceptable if the bank is paying you to use them. That means you get a cash rewards card and pay it off every month. Use it for your everyday purchases when you KNOW you have the money for them and basically get a 3% discount on everything.

They are "banking" on you fucking up and getting charged interest or a late fee. If you aren't absolutely sure you are responsible enough to use a card in the manner I've described above... don't get one.
>> No. 90057 ID: 13dbd1
Whether payday loans are a bad deal or not completely depends on where you get a payday loan at. AMSCOT for example charges something like 10% interest. Get $200 pay back $220, and don't have to risk losing a piece of property.


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89988 No. 89988 ID: 55c678 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Do you think there will ever be another great white basketball player in the NFL like Larry Bird?

If so, why is it taking so long?

If not, why not?
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You forget Chris Andersen? Why put down the bird man?

Not to mention there's quite a few other very good white basketball players currently.
>> No. 90047 ID: fd1dbf
I'll tell you why black people excel at Basketball. It's because starting from a young age, they play basketball. There's no magic to it; it really is that simple. You would expect that the culture that prefers a sport would be over-represented in it. Take a look at any pro baseball team and you see the opposite effect; a bunch of white people with a couple black guys here and there.
>> No. 90049 ID: ddc483
>>90047
>A bunch of latinos with a couple of black guys here and there
FTFY. I think you mean hockey:
>A bunch of white guys with two black guys here and there.
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>>90049
Most pro baseball players are still white, but hockey definitely would've been the better example. Pic related. Even in Detroit, this is the team.

Point is, the people who do a thing more become most of the people doing it. It's not magic... Well, except the fucking Kenyans and marathons. I mean, Jesus! Any marathon run anywhere at any time has like four fucking Kenyans in it, but god knows the winner is gonna be one of those lanky, smiling bastards.
>> No. 90052 ID: 1bcc0d
>>90050
So you're telling me that practicing a skill from a young age may actually lead to great success?

Mind=blown, all this time the internet had been telling me that it's a function of race.

/sarcasm, seriously, why did it seem necessary that someone had to explain that.


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  Just some talking points for those of you who encounter "peaceful" people just wanting to catch a break.
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>>90020
I think she is meaning that she has empathy for both groups being brutalized by the animals there not that she thinks one is worse or more worthy of response. Christians and Muslims both are being killed in horrific manners for believing in the wrong god.

One needs to have solidarity with both groups, all groups as I'm sure its not just Christians and Muslims being targeted by ISIS, rather then trying to pick and choose which atrocity is worse. ALL are worse.

And whether they are killing Mudslimes, Christians, Jews, Jedi, Atheists, or Buddhists, these motherfuckers needs high explosive death raining down on their heads like the unholy hand of every god who's people they dun fucked with.
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>>90021
Fuckin'eh right bud.

Innocent victims brutalized and killed, simply for being somehow different from the shitty ISIS agenda, get my sympathy.
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>3 percenters

>A loose affiliation of like minded Americans who vow to refuse to comply with laws that violate the second amendment right to keep (own) and bear (carry) firearms. The name "3 percenter" comes from the fact that only 3 percent of colonial British subjects took up arms against the King during the revolutionary war. Three percent of the population was enough to overthrow a government and win independence.

Seems like some of you missed the point. I will use something closer to hove to illustrate it.

Sitting on the sidelines with your feelings means nothing at best. At worst it means you are supporting one side or the other by not choosing a side.

In the immortal words of the band Rush.
>If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice
>> No. 90044 ID: f18153
>>90020
No dude, you don't understand. Of course I fucking have empathy for Christians down there. My father's side of the family are Arab christians, so even if I were a complete asshole I'd have sympathy for family.

I'm saying I don't see how a Christian or Zoroastrian victim of ISIS is more tragic than a Muslim victim of ISIS. ISIS is literally against everyone who doesn't subscribe to their particular version of Islam. This includes a hell of a lot of devout Muslims.
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>>90044
I'm just imagining the paradise the world would be if all these violent religious fundamentalists and fanatics all simultaneously came to the conclusion of "wait, we are fighting over different versions of delusions; if any of this is real, it can be ironed out in the afterlife, if such a thing exists --best to use this temporal time to help each other, not hurt out-groups".


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89953 No. 89953 ID: 697c94 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
http://www.allstate.com/tools-and-resources/americas-best-drivers.aspx

Allstate Insurance's annual Best Driver's Report is out, and what many of us have known firsthand for decades is now official: the worst drivers in America are from Massachusetts. The Bay State accounts for three of the bottom four cities in the rankings.

If you've ever had to spend a reasonable amount of time in New England, this "finding" is the least surprising bit of information this side of the pope being Catholic. I mean, there's a reason "Masshole" is part of the vernacular around here.

Worcester ranks dead last at #200. Drivers there are 134.8% more likely to have an accident than the national average. Boston, which is the worst driving city I've ever been in—and I work in Manhattan—finishes a solid 199th. Springfield checks in at 197th. Joining them in the bottom four is America's wretched hive of scum and villainy: Washington, DC.

And what city has the BEST drivers in America, you may ask? That would be Fort Collins, Colorado. I'll take Allstate's word for it. You know. Good hands and whatnot.

If you'd like to see how terrible the drivers are where you live, you can download the full PDF of the Allstate report here. The presence of Bridgeport, CT, New Haven CT, Newark, NJ, and Miami, FL in the bottom 25 only bolsters my confidence in its accuracy.

http://www.roadandtrack.com/go/travel/massachusetts-has-the-worst-drivers-according-to-study

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/08/26/breaking-news-massachusetts-drivers-among-worst/ojLuqYijzg9ncNXSWo9BhK/story.html
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And in the San Francisco Bay Area, where the status-symbol Prius was marked down as a luxury vehicle, researchers found their drivers to have a higher tendency to commit traffic infractions than most.

Listen, it makes sense when you think about it. The Rich are busy. They have places to be, things to accomplish, deals to execute, unlike The Poors, who are content to drive slowly and courteously as they waste their lives suckling from the teat of the government.

So the next time a BMW driver parks across three handicapped spaces, or a Prius driver blows ahead of you at an intersection when it was your turn to go, don't get angry. That would be tantamount to class warfare. Instead, be inspired by their success and think of ways you too can aspire to their level of greatness.
>> No. 90019 ID: 1e7cc7
  BMW Drivers Really Are Jerks, Studies Find
http://youtu.be/cFQsOnunSGk
Published on Aug 14, 2013
Drivers of BMWs are frequently criticized for habits on the road that are perceived as aggressive. Two new studies provide statistical evidence that BMW drivers really are the most aggressive and more prone to road rage. MarketWatch's Thomas Bemis reports.
>> No. 90034 ID: 81f617
>>90016
>But what cars are driven by the worst drivers (aka total pricks)?
>...It's BMWs, right?

The biggest pricks used to be BMW & Audi here.

But there has been a slight shift lately, more other brands are picking up. Like Volvo. It's probably because more companies are handing out company cars which are not BMW & Audi anymore like in the old days. So the same prick drivers are getting different cars.

PS: I'm a BMW & Audi driver. :P

>>90019
>BMW Drivers Really Are Jerks

A thing often missed is that if a car looks fancy, you'll call them aggressive or entitled jerks.
But if the car is some run down piece of shit, you'll call them lowlife scum or idiots.
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>> No. 90036 ID: f80e4f
Definitely not Minnesota, all these Danny skinnies shitting up the roads. I have no idea how they got their driver's licenses by the way they drive and how all their vehicles are covered in body damage. They also seem to find it funny to purposely deny people the ability to merge onto the highway. I ducking hate those buck toothed fucks.
>> No. 90037 ID: f80e4f
>>90036
Damn.
Fuck the auto correct on this phone.


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89745 No. 89745 ID: 236235 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
What did everyone do to celebrate?
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>> No. 89940 ID: d2556a
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Missed my parent's little furballs since they're stuck down in Commiefornia.

3 on the left are ours, the 2 on the right are our family friends' who are also Cavalier King Charles Spaniel nuts.
>> No. 89989 ID: 55c678
My dogs are dead ;_;
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>>89940
Hells yeah. I have 3 (also featuring sir derpsalot on the bottom right). Great dogs.
>> No. 90003 ID: 5f212a
Didn't realize it was dog day until this thread.
But on the 1st I was walking pups at the shelter.
>> No. 90005 ID: 58a76a
I didn't even know about this.
My dog is pretty old, "exciting" for her is "let's go out and have a half mile walk when it's cooler out."

She does make that half mile last, though.

>>89990
D'awww.

>>89989
Sorry, man. I'm gonna know that feeling soon enough, I think. I hope you have some good memories, at least.


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89914 No. 89914 ID: cbb51a Locked hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
except those of you who work in foodservice and retail. You get to work extra hard today for no increase in pay. Filthy peasants.
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>> No. 89981 ID: 626b5e
>>89980

Not to mention how funny it is that the narrative has changed, now that you've actually looked at the same website I was initially referring to. I was wrong, so were others. I correct myself, they double down. You should be berating yourselves.
>> No. 89982 ID: 626b5e
As an aside to the general public:
I'm going to bet my left arm that instead of shutting up or apologizing, someone posts another dumb 'hurr holocaust are funny' pic, as if I'm some nice kid like Serv and even have feelings to hurt. >>89974 Probably you.


...I'm dealing with pre-teens.
>> No. 89984 ID: af3192
>>89980
>Er, you mean the same thing I figured out 10 minutes after a cursory look at the website gave me the wrong impression, someone corrected it, I looked again and corrected myself, and then you lot still kept going on about?
>>89981
>Not to mention how funny it is that the narrative has changed, now that you've actually looked at the same website I was initially referring to. I was wrong, so were others. I correct myself, they double down. You should be berating yourselves.

They look like ordinary words in plain sentences... but it's like reading something written by someone who is no longer in our reality.
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In a few minutes he'll be crying about antisemitism because that's all he can go from here.

Just more evidence that with jews, you lose.
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>>89982
>as if I'm some nice kid like Serv and even have feelings to hurt.


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