| O-T Lounge|| re: Recreational drug tier thread - efrad on 12/19/14 at 11:43 am|
looks about right....
| Political Talk|| re: Give me one good reason why marijuana should be illegal while alcohol shouldn't - efrad on 12/19/14 at 12:24 am|
[quote]Post legalization, the person can explain away a positive drug test (urinalysis) after an accident by saying they smoked recently but they were not under the influence when it happened. Pot is legal and with no way of knowing if they were stoned when they killed or injured somebody, they get ...
| Political Talk|| re: Give me one good reason why marijuana should be illegal while alcohol shouldn't - efrad on 12/18/14 at 10:59 pm|
[quote]Not to come across as showboating, but I will make you an offer. Meet me at work and we will get in a personnel basket attached to a crane that is going to lift us 150 feet in the air. Maybe the crane operator will be stoned, maybe he won't. We have no way of telling for sure because there is...
| Political Talk|| re: SCOTUS says its ok for cops to be ignorant of the law in their duties - efrad on 12/18/14 at 1:19 pm|
[quote]Well...if he wasn't breaking any laws, then he legally can't pull him over.
Yeah, but a cop wouldn't have any reason to search a car for a broken tail light anyway.
So I'm wondering why the cop wanted to search in the first place. But regardless, I don't understand why this ...
| Political Talk|| re: SCOTUS says its ok for cops to be ignorant of the law in their duties - efrad on 12/18/14 at 1:12 pm|
I'm confused. Why did he give them permission to search the car?
It seems like one doesn't have anything to do with the other......
| O-T Lounge|| re: Rosetta Stone - Foreign Language program - efrad on 12/18/14 at 12:20 pm|
[quote]Latin? Are you trying to become a Catholic Priest?
Nope, I just have an interest in the classics. I took HS and college Latin and college Ancient Greek courses. ...
| Tech Board|| re: Building a Linux Box - efrad on 12/18/14 at 12:13 pm|
I would not touch Ubuntu if you really want to learn Linux.
It's been a while since I really got my hands dirty with Linux since I switched to Mac OS X years ago, but prior to that I used to use Gentoo Linux. It's quite difficult to install for a newbie, but if you make it through, you will defi...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Rosetta Stone - Foreign Language program - efrad on 12/18/14 at 12:03 pm|
[quote]I recommend Duolingo. It feels like a game and gives you goals.
Doesn't support Latin, though. :(...
| Political Talk|| re: Could Bill be Hillary's VP? - efrad on 12/18/14 at 6:47 am|
[quote]I am sure there are a bunch of law review articles on it, I just don't care enough to look them up.
This article is so old that I had to use Archive.org to pull it up, but during the Gore campaign the question of Clinton being put on his ticket as VP was brought up. (At the time)...
| Political Talk|| re: Interesting thing i've noticed about almost every democrat i've talked to - efrad on 12/18/14 at 6:21 am|
Man, you really need to read some history. You have a bizarrely perverted sense of it....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Sub .500 division winners should not be guaranteed a playoff spot - efrad on 12/18/14 at 5:50 am|
[quote][quote]No playoff format is perfect[/quote]
Yes, it's called The Top Six Records Get Into The Playoffs.
That's still not perfect because it doesn't account for the varying strengths of schedule between the teams whose records are being compared.
If you want to do it as "to...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Kim Jong Un has won the war against "The Interview". Update: Sony cancels relase - efrad on 12/18/14 at 4:04 am|
[quote]Who is we? Isn't Sony a Japanese company?
Sony Pictures Entertainment is an American subsidiary company of Sony. Not only that but Sony Pictures Entertainment is made up of studios that were American-founded but later purchased by Sony.
It's about as American as you can get w...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is there any way for me to get out of my apartment lease? - efrad on 12/17/14 at 11:14 pm|
[quote]I'm going to get a copy of the contract and try to find a way out of it. [/quote]
You don't have a copy of the contract you signed? :confused:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: what the heck are holiday lights and holiday trees? - efrad on 12/17/14 at 9:52 pm|
They are for pagans. Christians don't put up trees for Christmas, as the Bible says:
[quote]Hear the word that the Lord speaks to you, O house of Israel. Thus says the Lord: “Learn not the way of the nations, nor be dismayed at the signs of the heavens because the nations are dismayed at them, fo...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who here has read Hitler's "Mein Kampf" - efrad on 12/17/14 at 8:38 pm|
[quote]Isn't it banned or something?
Banned from what? The United States?
Have you heard of this thing we have called "freedom"?...
| Tech Board|| re: Open DNS questions - efrad on 12/17/14 at 8:27 pm|
You can set it on individual computers or set it at the router level. But either way, it is extremely easy to get around....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Dashcam captures first wreck...I don't live in Russia - efrad on 12/17/14 at 8:24 pm|
[quote]This is great advertising for a dash camera. I'm debating getting one now.
In almost 10 years of driving I've been hit twice, both minor. One time I was bumped in the back and the driver fled the scene. If I had a dashcam, it would have captured the license plate #, but since I h...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Dashcam captures first wreck...I don't live in Russia - efrad on 12/17/14 at 8:02 pm|
I have the G1W-C dashcam. It's a cheap dashcam but the video looks great, and from your footage it looks like you have the same or the normal G1W.
Luckily I haven't had a use for it yet.
Everyone should have one in their cars....
| Political Talk|| re: US Officials: North Korea behind interview film threats - efrad on 12/17/14 at 7:26 pm|
While this might seem obvious, do you guys really think we shouldn't actually investigate to make sure before we take any action? :rolleyes:...
| Tech Board|| re: remanufactured TV - efrad on 12/17/14 at 5:13 pm|
[quote]I buy open box from Best buy all the time.[/quote]
As someone who used to work there, I can say that the majority of open box TVs we had were from people who took them home, decided they were "too big" or "too small," and returned them.
It's not a bad route to take....