| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Doctor Who Thread - Qwerty on 10/19/14 at 5:59 am|
Loved the episode! Great season so far. ...
| Political Talk|| re: If Huey Long had been President - Qwerty on 10/18/14 at 3:33 pm|
[quote]essentially had a "Robin Hood" mentality, to take from the rich to help the poor, which was a very noble and respectable thing. [/quote]
| Political Talk|| re: Money is Freespeech And Corporations Are People - Qwerty on 10/18/14 at 3:07 pm|
Is there a point?...
| Political Talk|| re: Question about home schooling - Qwerty on 10/18/14 at 2:43 pm|
[quote]Without knowing you, assuming you are more qualified, you are the exception rather than the rule. Most people are not equipped to provide a comprehensive education to their children.
I somewhat disagree. It may be true that most people wouldn't do a good job, but in my experience m...
| Political Talk|| re: Question about home schooling - Qwerty on 10/17/14 at 1:36 pm|
| Political Talk|| re: Question about home schooling - Qwerty on 10/17/14 at 1:33 pm|
The yearly monitoring is annoying depending on who does the review. One year had a teacher who used the public school curriculum and kept pointing out where ours differed. I know it is different. That is one of the reasons we are homeschooling. This past year we had one familiar with the materials w...
| Political Talk|| re: Question about home schooling - Qwerty on 10/17/14 at 1:25 pm|
It varies from state to state. Some require yearly testing or portfolio review and some don't. I don't think Louisiana does, but my state does for my home schooled kids. We go to a certified teacher's house for progress evaluation yearly. We will do some standardized testing as well so my kids are e...
| Political Talk|| re: Positive news re cure for Type-1 Diabetes (not the obesity induced type) - Qwerty on 10/10/14 at 9:28 am|
[quote]Yes, diabetes can be devastating, especially for the lower-income population. It's not an infectious disease, it is manageable, and has been treatable for years, so the push to find a cure is somewhat mitigated. Kudos to the lead researcher referenced in the article for using his expertise ...
| Political Talk|| re: Positive news re cure for Type-1 Diabetes (not the obesity induced type) - Qwerty on 10/10/14 at 9:25 am|
[quote]This is pretty awesome news. Will this also apply to fat people diabetes? [/quote]
Different set of problems with type 2. There is plenty of insulin but cells are resistant to its action. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Rating the risks of Ebola, Isis, Colon Cancer, and Colonoscopies - Qwerty on 10/9/14 at 11:12 am|
According to the American Cancer Society, colonoscopies do not reduce the death rate of colon cancer.
Well, you fricking idiot, it definitely spots and is part of early detection, allowing colon cancer to be stopped and removed.
I guess you believe mammograms are not responsi...
| Tech Board|| re: Walmart and Best Buy Opt Out of 'Apple Pay' - Qwerty on 9/12/14 at 1:15 pm|
[quote]What is Best Buy? Are you talking about that Amazon display center?[/quote]
Price match is your friend. Best buy has become good about this. Off course I use it as an amazon display center as well , depending on when I need the item. ...
| Tech Board|| re: Someone help me with AT&T Next - Qwerty on 9/12/14 at 1:11 pm|
[quote]The scam was the previous set up where I was paying for an upgrade I wasn't using.[/quote]
This. My being thrifty by not upgrading in over three years has actually been costing me money compared to this plan. ...
| Tech Board|| re: Someone help me with AT&T Next - Qwerty on 9/12/14 at 11:00 am|
[quote]Hmmm. Is it worth it to switch carriers? this AT&T Next thing really seems like a scam. Unfortunately my plan ends in November 2015[/quote]
It depends on a lot of factors, and how you use it. They are marketing it as a way to upgrade early because they will make money on those customers who ...
| Tech Board|| re: Apple Watch: The Musical - Qwerty on 9/12/14 at 8:13 am|
[quote]side question: will there eventually be a version for lefties?[/quote]
You can turn it upside down. The direction of the side wheel thingy will change when you do. ...
| Tech Board|| re: Someone help me with AT&T Next - Qwerty on 9/11/14 at 3:36 pm|
| Tech Board|| re: Someone help me with AT&T Next - Qwerty on 9/11/14 at 2:18 pm|
[quote]Does the phone have to be in perfect condition? [/quote]
Not perfect, but "good physical and fully functional condition."...
| Tech Board|| re: Someone help me with AT&T Next - Qwerty on 9/11/14 at 1:53 pm|
[quote]Now, I know you have to trade the phone in when you get a new one[/quote]
It depends on when you trade it in. When your payments are finished you own your phone. If you keep it longer then your payments will go down. You could then sell it and start over if you like. ...
| Tech Board|| re: Someone help me with AT&T Next - Qwerty on 9/11/14 at 1:42 pm|
[quote]What's the point of the NEXT plan when you can only upgrade every 18 months? [/quote]
You choose 12 or 18 months. For me it would be the same or slightly cheaper per month than what I'm paying now, plu there is no activation fee or initial payment on the phone. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Andrew Garfield talks about what went wrong with The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - Qwerty on 9/11/14 at 12:19 pm|
[quote]Iron Man 3 actually had a really incredible trailer[/quote]...
| Tech Board|| re: So straight up: iPhone 6 or 6 Plus...which are you getting and why? - Qwerty on 9/11/14 at 10:40 am|
My biggest question is how my running habits will change, or if I'll have to get some other device to run with music and nike+ now. Any thoughts? Would running with either or these phones be practical? I've never tried anything larger than the 4s. ...