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Jul. 23rd, 2014

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What is it with these Fake Geek Guys going around saying "But Thor is his Name!", don't they even read comics. Just doing it for attention

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Jul. 21st, 2014

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What do you think was the Worst Adaptation To Film?

Here's my Nomination - On Stranger Tides

It's hard to imagine that there was a time when a story about Pirates would not just naturally also have some magical-voodoo in it. It's even harder to imagine that this combination wasn't significantly made or popularised until 1987's "On Stranger Tides" by Tim Powers. Powers quickly made apparent the two flavours just fit so well together, in a work that mixed the rough salty pirate yarn, with the creepy ghostly-voodoo threads. Curses and cannons just suddenly and obviously went together in a tale of a young boy forced into piracy to discover the fate of his father. It should be recognised as a modern classic, and probably be on school reading lists, but sadly it's passed over.

And then there's the movie 'version'. The Pirates of the Carabean series had already heavily lifted tone, settings, and even set pieces from "On Stranger Tides" so it seemed natural enough that they should turn it into part of the series. Alas, the decision was made that the story should be changed so it all pivoted around Jack Sparrow, because of the rising popularity of the character and the actor who portrayed him. Alas, as we all discovered, Jack Sparrow is not a good focus protagonist. And the resulting movie was not only barely related to the novel it claimed to be adapting, but a mish-mash of concepts, set-peices and characters mixed together without care. And as you would expect the end result was a characterless messy stew with a bad taste.

I highly highly recommend you read "On Stranger Tides", I strongly suggest you don't watch "On Stranger Tides".

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Jul. 20th, 2014

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"It's not that we're complaining that Thor is being replaced by a Woman, it's that Thor's name is being given to someone else. That's never happened before! Except for all the other times! But that was to Men! And a frog that one time!"

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Jul. 20th, 2014

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Okay. So this film has things organised that we know that it's now ~4am, and yet somehow all these fresh looking people are turning up for a band's surprise show. I mean, yes NY is the city that never sleeps, but even NY gets a bit tired and listless at 4am.

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Jul. 20th, 2014

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re: Movie. Pretty sure if you ran a Yugo into a new york fire hydrant, the yugo's front end would crumple like a cardboard box. Also, the fire hydrant would not topple over like it was made of styrofoam. Also, those things have huge water pipes under them.

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Jul. 20th, 2014

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Well, this is annoying. The 'Romantic Comedies' available on Netflix are either atypically constructed ones, and thus useless for research, or awful ones I shouldn't use for positive research. Down side of screenwriting, having to watch the crappy movies in the genre you're going to write something in, to learn from them. But you gotta do what you gotta do...

Quirky Romantic Comedy Set In New York is now a formula. Look, we use NY slang like 'Bridge and Tunnel!', and the City is a Character! Look at the City! LOOK AT THE CITY! LOOK AT IT!

Also, we gave the male lead a Yugo, to show how much he's sluming it! I mean, let's disregard that it'd actually be really really really hard to find a Yugo these days, and it'd be cheaper to find almost anything else, but the production designer really liked "Waynes World".

Not only does it have a Manic Pixie Chick, it has the Non-Threatening Gay Friends Playing Cupid. Three of them! That's like, one and a half more than the average Quirky Romantic Comedy Set In New York!

We're making fun out of how this girl is putting herself at risk by being dangerously drunk on the streets of New York at night. The premise for Act Two is an extended joke about fear of being raped in the back of a van. ISN'T THAT QUIRKY! But look, we also have the Port Authority Bus Station, see NEW YORK HAS CHARACTER!

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Jul. 18th, 2014

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There's a fairly high chance it's going to be swelteringly hot in London during the Worldcon (Loncon 2014), so if you are going, or you know someone who is going please pass on this public safety announcement:

When traveling on the London Underground in hot weather ALWAYS CARRY A BOTTLE OF WATER. There are NO VENDING MACHINES ON LONDON UNDERGROUND PLATFORMS. If you get stuck in the London Underground without water and verging on heat-stroke you are going to be in a lot of trouble, so ALWAYS CARRY A BOTTLE OF WATER. Even if you do not like the idea of buying plastic bottles of tap water, if you do not have water with you before entering the London Underground system, buy a bottle of water above ground, because there are NO VENDING MACHINES ON LONDON UNDERGROUND PLATFORMS. Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are no laughing matter, and large parts of the London Underground are too deep to effectively air-condition, and the entire system acts as a microclimate pumping hot air from those regions around the system. When traveling on the London Underground in hot weather ALWAYS CARRY A BOTTLE OF WATER.

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Jul. 17th, 2014

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Wow. Some press douchebag just decided to take their position as the first person to get a question at the US's press conference to ask 'Can you confirm the sanctions against the AK company will not affect Americans's ability to buy semi-automatic rifles?'

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Jul. 17th, 2014

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After watching far too much of it, I conclude "Teen Wolf" is the popcorn-chicken of TV Fantasy. You know it's not that great, but it's not immediately bad, and you keep eating it. Then three buckets in, you realise that there's no difference in consistency between the popcorn nuggets that are 'chicken' and the ones that are all breading. It's also pretty firmly on the Kissing Cryptids side of Urban Fantasy, and while it has 'continuity' it's of that meaningless kind that means really it doesn't matter because little of consequence is ever lastingly resolved.

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Jul. 16th, 2014

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White middle aged male journalist writes "lifestyle" collum showing distress because a cabinet that had been dominated by white middle aged men is no longer entirely dominated by white middle aged men, just a majority of white middle aged men. Claims to be discriminated against. Attracts support from UKIPers and trilby wearing MRAs. Does not understand why women roll their eyes at him. Entry cross-posted from Dreamwidth. Post a comment there or here, there are comment count unavailable currently posted on dreamwidth. (You can login with your LiveJournal OpenID account.)

Jul. 15th, 2014

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At some point afore mentioned webcomic added this to their comments policy - "destructive criticism of the general content of Sandra and Woo or the personality of the main characters is banned"

More evidence that trying to cast "protection from editors" is one of the things that summons the brain eater?

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Jul. 14th, 2014

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I need an idea for a 1998 era dot-com that would have sounded sort of reasonable but would be doomed for failure.

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Jul. 14th, 2014

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Is there a word for that feeling you get when the artist of a webcomic you liked appears to have been attacked by the brain eater, and is now doing 80s era jokes about evil feminists?

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Jul. 10th, 2014

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Dear Google people...

Why have I never been able to convince Google Maps that "Oxford University" does not have a meaningful physical locations. There are some addresses for business offices for the organisation of colleges called "Oxford University", but there is no single location for Oxford University. And it very clearly is not in Wadham College's lawn, which is where the pin for Oxford University on maps.google.com is at the moment. Previously it's thought Oxford University existed in the back rooms of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Once Oxford University was a blank stone wall on Parks Street. Sometimes Oxford University gets pinned to one of the various offices or office complexes that do have physical addresses. But they've all been wrong of course, because OXFORD UNIVERSITY IS NOT A PHYSICAL PLACE. You can not drive to Oxford University, you can not visit the Oxford University Campus, it is meaningless to ask for places to eat near Oxford University. Oxford University is an administrative collection of Colleges in and around Oxford, not a single place of learning. Offer meaningful locations for specific colleges, and specific office buildings of Oxford University, but Oxford University it's self has no physical location.

And yes, I know that pin on maps.google has lots of reviews from people who 'checked in'. But read those reviews, and you find they're from tourists gushing about one day wanting to learn at "Oxford University". Perhaps they were led down to one of the indistinct office buildings, or that blank wall, or perhaps they now think Wadham College is now "Oxford University". And they shouldn't because, and I stress this again, Oxford University has no physical location.

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Jul. 3rd, 2014

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As expected, all the 'seen for a second' signs and newspapers in "The Grand Budapest" have actual meaningful text and tell stories of their own.

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Jun. 30th, 2014

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The context of this awkward salute is hilarious!

So, the season three premier for Legend of Korra is actually really really good, and right up there with the best of Avatar: The Last Airbender. It makes no apologies for instantly moving us onwards into new territory, while at the same time managing to smooth over some of the issues from season two. And gawd damn are the character designs for the new antagonists wonderful.

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Jun. 28th, 2014

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Huh, I missed this when it was announced... SoE have finally accepted that it was a huge mistake to give ProSieben their all of their EU player base and are going to be transferring players back to SoE accounts and presumably ending their association with ProSieben.

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Jun. 26th, 2014

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Prediction: Few at Google will understand why the “Android Wear” Google watch failed.

The Google Watch is that classic thing of an answer to a question no one asked. It is a product they are only releasing, because they want to release a Google Watch before Apple release an Apple Watch. They don’t know what the Apple Watch will actually be or do, but they can throw some stuff together and hope.

Do you want your watch buzzing and saying “It is time for you to BUY PIZZA from these RECOMMENDED RETAILERS!”, because I’m pretty sure I don’t. Do I want my watch to become a billboard for shops and diners I’m walking past, trying to entice me in because “Your friend came here once!”, I’m pretty sure I don’t.

Also, because it’s ‘always on’ to do these things, and of course to also be a watch, the Google Watch has an “estimated battery life” of 36 hours. Which in real terms means if you forget to put your watch on the charger when you go to bed, it’s battery will run out somewhere before lunch while you’re at work.

Now, maybe Apple’s Watch will have all the same issues. But was it wise to rush to be first to market when you don’t know if you’re actually running in the same direction as Apple are?

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Jun. 24th, 2014

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This probably needs to be signal boosted around the Fandom. MCM Expo are reacting to reports of harassment by their 'security staff', reports of harassment and difficulties caused to disabled people, and other such reports; by deleting the reports and banning the person who made them from the MCM Expo forum. And that their history of doing so dates back to 2010.

There was a public tumblr for people to put the reports they had deleted but it seems to have gone unused (person running it disappeared?) - http://mcmexpotakedown.tumblr.com

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Jun. 15th, 2014

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I was having a nice day out. Then some scrote stole my ipod touch. Lifted from my pocket at an open air music thing.

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Jun. 14th, 2014

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Video game idea. Attack of the Steves. You play as a Black Female protagonist, against the army of White Male Dudes called Steve who all want to take your place.

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Jun. 5th, 2014

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I love Guillermo del Toro, such great movies, but ye gads is he bad at doing movie commentary tracks. The one on Pacific Rim is... very very dry, in his odd flat monotone, talking almost solely about scene composition and colour theory.

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Jun. 3rd, 2014

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So, the post WWDC decision on a new macbook has been... to wait till next year for Broadwell, while upgrading to an SSD and some more memory to squeeze the last drops of utility from my existing one.

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May. 29th, 2014

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People suck. Just had to break off a relationship with someone after discovering they're the kind of person who lectures disabled people for not having a job. "'Oh well you can obviously type so go work in an office doing data entry'."

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May. 28th, 2014

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You know what I hate. When you spend some time away at a hotel, and you're eating out all week. And then you get back home. And you're flailing about because you forget how to kitchen.

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May. 27th, 2014

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I’ve been hearing anecdotal accounts of there being a student campaign to vote UKIP in order to “Punish Clegg”. If it occurred in large numbers, it seems like a replay of the disaster of the AV referendum where significant amounts of people were “voting to punish the Lib Dems” rather than on the issue.

My personal advice would be to stop trying to engage with “The UKIP Voter”. Just stop. It was that behaviour that has cast the party as “legitimate” and a focus for protest votes. There is no policy short of a full on isolationist withdraw and ‘national identity by legislation’ that appeases UKIPs core votes. And all engaging with them did in the way that has been done was make them out as the anti-establishment protest vote.

Why are people insisting that the parties should all go fight on the ground UKIP wants them to fight. It’s insanity. Immigration isn’t an issue, it’s a distraction. Stop telling people who are wrong that they are right, show some background and actually be leadership. Yes it’s scary that UKIP got votes, but remember it was a protest vote in a very small turnout election few in this country treat seriously. I don’t see how this has altered the political and economic realities.

Someone needs to say “Actually, no, we don’t need to listen to Farage, we heard what he had to say and it’s rubbish. UKIP’s declared policies are inane, and they were shown to be totally wrong about how much immigration was going to increase from Romania! I’m appalled that so many people voted for idiots. They should be ashamed.” Sometimes you really do have to tell some of the voters that they are wrong.

Chasing popularisim is a fools errand, because Farage set out his stall there first and you’re only going to make him look like he was right. The mistake was ever taking him seriously in the first place, and allowing him to frame debates the way he wanted.

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May. 22nd, 2014

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 'A Million Ways to Die in the West' trailer had me convinced it might be worth seeing, right up until the 'Black Guy' joke, and then I realised Seth MacFarlane still doesn't get why you shouldn't use humour to punch down.

And I just know that the usual suspects are going to defend it by saying that “Blazing Saddles” used racial humour. And I’m going to have to try and explain the difference between a Black comedian delivering jokes at the expense of racists and doing so to highlight contemporary racial tensions, and Seth MacFarlane telling a joke about how Black Men like girls with big bottoms. And no the “But he’s just portraying a racist of that time” defence doesn’t work when the entire rest of the set up is that Seth’s character is actually acting like a modern guy. It’s a throw away racial stereotype joke that shouldn’t even have made it into the screenplay, let alone be highlighted in the trailer.

Do not waste your money on this movie. No link to the trailer included, it does not deserve your attention.

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May. 22nd, 2014

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 If you're not a racist, please do vote in today's European elections. Don't let the enthusiastic nutters vote alone. Entry cross-posted from Dreamwidth. Post a comment there or here, there are comment count unavailable currently posted on dreamwidth. (You can login with your LiveJournal OpenID account.)

May. 20th, 2014

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 Congratulations Pennsylvania and Oregon.

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May. 17th, 2014

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 I bought a new antenna that has a suction cup attachment on the base that I will likely throw away as a) I do not need it b) it doesn’t stick to anything.

WHY DO THEY MAKE THESE?

Cheap to make suction cups are a solved engineering problem. It is not cheaper to make a suction cup that doesn work properly than to make one that does. And yet I have never ever bought any peice of consumer tat that comes with a suction cup, and had said suction cup ever actually stick to anything. It’s not even as if there’s a big secondary market for replacement suction cups! Why do they do this?

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May. 11th, 2014

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 Congratulations Arkansas, pending appeals.

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May. 7th, 2014

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Considering scalar processing is done in hardware now, does the 'swap two integers together using only two variables' question still get asked in interviews? Entry cross-posted from Dreamwidth. Post a comment there or here, there are comment count unavailable currently posted on dreamwidth. (You can login with your LiveJournal OpenID account.)

Apr. 27th, 2014

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Poll #1966069
Open to: All, detailed results viewable to: All, participants: 1

Which of these statements are actual beliefs expressed to reporters at the Bundy Ranch?

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This is a sovereign state, the sovereign state of Nevada. The federal government has nothing to do with public land in Nevada.
0 (0.0%)
The Bar association encourages lawyers to have sex with their clients.
1 (10.0%)
The Bureau of Land Management is stealing the land to sell it to the Chinese so they can build a Solar Plant on it.
1 (10.0%)
It's okay to chain illegal immigrants by the neck to trees.
1 (10.0%)
The Bar association requires lawyers to pledge allegence to the British Government.
1 (10.0%)
If you were born after 1980, your doctor may have implanted you with a tracking chip.
1 (10.0%)
The Bureau of Land Management is run by the UN.
1 (10.0%)
God has issued instructions to tear down the toll booths at Lake Mead and disarm the Park Service.
1 (10.0%)
Bundy is trying to keep Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream alive.
1 (10.0%)
Unemployment benefits are a way to keep people in slavery to the government.
1 (10.0%)
Obama has banned the pledge of allegiance in schools.
1 (10.0%)


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Apr. 25th, 2014

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Big Data keeps trying to tailor my advertising. Unfortunately, Big Data does so by giving me adverts for things I have just purchased. The advert for the "Frozen" is not going to make be buy another copy of the movie. Now that I have bought a new mobile phone, I'm probably good for mobile phones for at least six months, showing adverts the week after I bought one is probably the worst time to advertise. Likewise, as I have just booked a room at a Hotel, showing me adverts for that same Hotel for the next month will not make me spontaneously book another weekend there. I am not a landscaper, stop showing me adverts for fence panels because I bought some, I do not need that much fencing. And I have heard from someone who after buying a second hand car, kept getting adverts for the car they bought for the next three weeks. Seriously, there are not a lot of people who buy a second car three weeks after they bought the exact same one.

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Apr. 19th, 2014

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 What's the suitable punishment for people who use 'The Fact Is' to state a supposition? Entry cross-posted from Dreamwidth. Post a comment there or here, there are comment count unavailable currently posted on dreamwidth. (You can login with your LiveJournal OpenID account.)

Apr. 12th, 2014

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Poll #1964303
Open to: All, detailed results viewable to: All, participants: 3

Straw Poll, are Fedoras so tainted by MRAs that its now a social faux pas to wear them?

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Yes
1 (33.3%)
No
2 (66.7%)
Abstention with cause in the comments
0 (0.0%)

Apr. 12th, 2014

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So the Great Password Changing of '14 has brought up some of my huge bugbears with sites that poorly handle passwords...

Sites that limit the length of the password.
There's no reason to do this. Seriously, arbitrary long strings entered as a password is a solved problem. It only requires a little extra coding effort to do it right and do it securely. Failing to do so suggests that the password system you're putting these passwords into was written in a weekend by someone who has no experience with setting up secure systems.

Sites that allow you to set an arbitrary long password, but silently truncate it and only work if you used the truncated version.
See above but worse.

Sites that mandate the use of punctuation marks, numerals and capital letters - but only allow eight to sixteen character passwords.
See XKCD 936

Sites that for any reason at any time can send your password in a clear-text email.
Say you happen to be on a public wifi-network at the time you get that email. Say someone else on that network is packet snooping. Say they're looking for email address and password pairs. Say they just got your account details. Say they quickly log on with them, change all the settings to appropriate that account away from you.

Sites that allow you to reset a password using some code sent in a clear-text email, without a follow up verification of some kind.
See above.

Sites that allow you to set a password, but never, ever change it. And just send you the password in clear text when you say you've forgotten it.
I'm looking at you Costa Coffee you bunch of morons.

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Apr. 12th, 2014

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Thing I had to look up for a screenplay: Those things red ropes hang on in museums are called stanchions.

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Apr. 10th, 2014

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Just a quick shoutout to see if anyone I know plays Planetside 2 on the east-coast servers? (The EU servers are basically trash for a variety of reasons centred around their being subcontracted out to a third party.)

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Apr. 9th, 2014

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What worries me most about the Heartbleed SSL security flaw is that it appears to have been identified after Google’s audits of trying to work out how the NSA got into their network. Which suggest that the NSA discovered a security flaw in a system used every day by people to make credit card exchanges and access their bank accounts. And rather than following their mandate to provide security, they kept their findings secret so they could use it as a global back door into the general public’s communications.

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Apr. 7th, 2014

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One of the neighbourhood cats tried to use ninja tactics to get my chips when I was walking back home from the shops.

Weaved it's way between my legs, jumped onto a bench, then leapt on and ran up the side of a tree to leap out and try to knock the chips out of my hands.

Alas, ninja kitty mis-timed the jump, and flew off in the wrong direction.

Stuck the landing with the classic "I meant to do that" pose.

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Apr. 2nd, 2014

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So... Was just challenged to do a quick on-the-spot improvised drabble with the prompts of burnt umber, the alimentary canal, and "twang".

Took a bit over ten minutes, and it ended up a little risqué.

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Apr. 2nd, 2014

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Using inapt sweeping generalisations to demonise a group of people, and back it up with bad science, is wrong.

Even. When. People. On. Our. Side. Do. It.

Mar. 31st, 2014

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Saving a copy here for future reference, as this seems like a reply I'll have to use again some time...

-- Cut Here --

The base level of human respect I owe you is to not cause you harm, and offer you aid when you need it, no more no less.

I am not required to treat your opinions as meaningful or valid.

In fact, where your opinions if enacted cause other people harm, or deny them needed assistance, my duty to the basic level of human respect is to oppose them.

You seem to cite Stalin as to say "I am not as bad as Stalin, therefore I am good, and worthy of more respect".

I counter this by pointing out I could go next door, steal all their belongings, set fire to the house, murder my neighbours, and kick their dog; and still not be as bad as Stalin.

If you measure what "evil" is by only ascribing true evil to being on the level of Stalin, you have a fucked up moral compass.

Evil is not just some far distant spectre, something that other people in foreign lands do to each other, something a man in uniform does from his throne... It's also in all the little evils. The woman who parks in a disabled spot because she doesn't think disabled people are really that important. The man who signs into law a ban on transgender people using public bathrooms. The parent who lashes his child with a belt because that's what his dad did, so his kid should suffer too.

There are petty evils. Denying someone some specific aspect of health care, when it's cost is not only negligible to you but subsidised by society, and doing so by mis-representing science and demonising medical practitioners. This is a petty evil.

Most people will get by managing to balance out all their petty evils. Some however fall into obsession with them. They become the Fred Phelps of the world. And unchecked, they can turn into the "banality of evil" that slowly makes it so that a little more evil is not such a bad thing. And that can grind someone into being a callous twisted being we are only required to call human because of their biology. And then the bigger evils come.

This is perhaps the true horror of "All opinions are valid. You're just Intolerant!" thinking. Instead of introspection of your ideologies, it promotes defence by simply repeating your opinion again and again and ignoring any suggestion of wrong or harm. Fie on "Science", because "Opinions can't be wrong". Fie on "Statistics", because "Opinions can't be wrong". Fie on "Evidence", because "Opinions can't be wrong". It forms the marching cries, it builds the chants that comforting ignorance is better, it says "Don't listen to the people who oppose you, because simply by doing so they are wrong!". It coddles and swathes, makes people isolated and oblivious to the harms and horrors their decisions and actions cause.

And the ultimate irony is you do not want me to treat you like a real human being capable of defending your ideologies. You want me to treat you like a spoiled child who is too fragile to cope with opposition.

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Mar. 26th, 2014

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So MCM Expo have started deleting threads and posts on their forums that mention their problems with Disabled Access at the London Expo.

Perhaps because their moderator said some truly stupid things.

For example, access to some of the disabled toilets was blocked by booths and erected walls, and there were no signs saying which disabled toilets were still available for use, or how to get around the booths to them. Some signs for accessible disabled toilets where blocked by promotional banners, or erected walling. While other signs mislead you to disabled toilets that could not be accessed. It was hard to navigate through tightly arranged and over crowded corridors between booths and tables, with no signage provided by MCM for their booth layout. It could take quite some time to get somewhere and find there was no through access to the disabled toilets there, or these disabled toilets were entirely inaccessible.

The reply was that you simply had to find the information booth to get a map.

How do you find the information booth? Simple, it's on the map!

I've been personally berated by this moderator for being "out of touch with reality" because they refused to believe me when I said I'd seen fake 'out of order' signs put on disabled access lifts, and been shouted out for 'not looking disabled enough' to use one of the lifts. And also for having said that the crowd crush at the entrance of the London Excel during the Saturday of the event was a dangerously tight packing in of people almost the entire day, and that's dangerous to physically able people let alone the disabled. MCM Expo claim that there was never any risk. However, I personally witnessed Paramedics trying to get into the site when there was very slow movement through crowds around the entrance. And I've been informed that wasn't the only such incident that day.

So I am now strongly recommending against attending any MCM Expo events. Particularly if you have a disability, or would be wearing a bulky costume that limits your mobility. They have shown a callous disregard for the health, safety and wellbeing of their attendees, particularly disabled people. I think if they continue acting this way, it's only a matter of time till there are multiple serious injuries during the London Expo.

Signal boost resharing would be appreciated.
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Mar. 22nd, 2014

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 From a conversation elsewhere... Imagine a world where Freiberger had still been around to 'save' Firefly and give it a second season. 

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Mar. 22nd, 2014

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 Congratulations the state of Michigan, appeal pending.

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Mar. 9th, 2014

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There is a Stephen Chow version of Journey to the West?
There is a Stephen Chow version of Journey to the West!?
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Mar. 9th, 2014

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Here is an abridged version of Gaiman's explanation of why he has taken off his Hugo Pin:-

"Don't you people understand, Ross is my cool showbiz friend, which means he's one of us! I was worried about him, but then he showed me how cool he is by doing a documentary with me where we tracked down a reclusive comic book creator, ignored his pleas for privacy, bullied him into giving an off camera interview, then showed the front of his recognisable New York apartment building."
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