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re: LSU (20-8, 9-6) vs Ole Miss (19-9, 10-5) - Sat 1:00PM - PMAC - FSN - funnystuff
Anybody know why the game is blacked out on ESPN3? Or I guess more importantly, do y'all know any other way to watch it online? I'm going to have to watch from work today, so any help is much appreciated....


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re: Long Term, Will a Basic Income Become Necessary - funnystuff
[quote]Did you just say that in 10 years 20% of the jobs will be gone?[/quote]The article I linked claims that half of U.S. jobs are susceptible to replacement in the next 20 years. Given that estimate, 20% being gone in 10 years isn't impossible. A pessimistic prediction sure, but not an impossible...


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re: Long Term, Will a Basic Income Become Necessary - funnystuff
[quote]I don't believe its such a straight line. More of a sound wave curve. Freedom and democracy battling Crowns, dictators, corporate hegemony, socialism etc is still playing out. I don't think robotics is the boogyman as you asked. Plenty more a comin of those. Having the freedom t...


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re: Long Term, Will a Basic Income Become Necessary - funnystuff
[quote]look if your looking for a free lunch kid the answer is no[/quote]Don't be patronizing; it makes you come across as being feeble [quote]if it worries that become a robot repair man.[/quote]I'm an economist, so I already have a job not under immediate threat of being replaced. I ask the que...


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Long Term, Will a Basic Income Become Necessary - funnystuff
I know there's a good chance I'll get blasted by many on the board for even asking such a blasphemous thing. But it's an honest question, particularly aimed towards those of you who have an interest in robotic advancements and what it means for society. Long question short, is our society and pro...


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Fantasy Sports Board
re: Site for Custom Baseball Rankings? - funnystuff
[quote]rondo[/quote]Thanks for contributing. Gotta build that post count somehow I guess :doublebird:...


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Fantasy Sports Board
Site for Custom Baseball Rankings? - funnystuff
So I'm in a points league with some odd values and I'm trying to get a feel for how it should change my rankings. Does anyone know of a free custom baseball rankings site that I can input theses settings. It's not a money league, so I'm not looking to get a rotowire subscription or anything with ...


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Political Talk
re: President vetoes Keystone Pipeline - funnystuff
[quote]I hope Canada takes this as a sign of what a joke this administration is and immediately moves to sign a contract with Russian and China that will deliver their oil via pipeline[/quote]So you'd genuinely prefer a position of the President of the United States be wrong and have the country be ...


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Tiger Rant
re: Was LSU one of 10 unluckiest teams last season?: Ron Higgins - funnystuff
[quote]whats wrong with breaking down some numbers and theories? [/quote]There is nothing to indicate that the numbers calculated are a meaningful measure of "luck". It's simply a shitty stat. It's not a waste of time on behalf of the author because he is still getting people to read it. But it i...


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re: Government looking to tax sugar since tobacco taxes are dwindling - funnystuff
[quote]I have an idea. Stop all the import restrictions on Latin American sugar. Prices will plummet.[/quote]Absolutely on board for this; the sugar cane industry probably has as many protections as any in America. It's a pretty big indictment on our system that a seemingly random industry can accum...


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re: Baseball: Nicholls 6, LSU 3 | Final - funnystuff
Same here...


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re: secn+ - funnystuff
[quote]why is it that people start a thread for something that has been answered in a thread that never leaves the top of the page?[/quote]I don't think he question was answered; at least not by the stickied OP. And I can understand not wanting to read 100 different messages to see if someone happen...


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Movie/TV Board
re: Whiplash review, possible spoilers. - funnystuff
[quote]I don't feel as strongly as some saying best of the year[/quote]I agree, but it was the most fun I had at the movies this year, personally[quote]Acting was superb[/quote]It was. I was disappointed Teller didn't get a little more award buzz [quote]The love interest built and then fizzled[/quot...


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re: Birdman...Good...or pretentious Sh**? - funnystuff
Genuinely good. Definitely unique. And it's probably not going to be some instant classic that everyone loves and you see on TV every other weekend (ala Forrest Gump) But it's certainly not pretentious shite. You should allow for something in the middle haha...


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Political Talk
re: Is singularity the most important, least discussed political topic of our time? - funnystuff
I guess it depends on how you define "thinking like a human", but I'd say we are way past the first step...


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re: Poll shows Scott Walker and Rand Paul surging in the land of Hawkeyes - funnystuff
[quote]Why, what state is he going to bring you on the bottom of a ticket? [/quote]I will vote for an establishment Republican with whom I do not agree for the sake of getting Rand Paul the VP nod (assuming he does;t get the presidential bid. If for no other reason than to continually give him a pla...


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re: Just saw Whiplash - funnystuff
Agree it's not best picture. But it is definitely the one I had the most fun at. Really great film....


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re: Homosexuality and Islam - funnystuff
[quote]then i have issues with their actions[/quote]Seriously? How is that any different than what every person does in virtually every conversation? You could argue we are doing the exact same thing, on this message board right now. If not trying to convince others of our truths, or encouraging ...


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re: At what tax rate does the laffer parabola reach its maximum? - funnystuff
It depends on a sufficiently large number of things that no answer in this thread will give you any semblance of a "correct" answer. To start, what market are you considering? Income is usually the market we are considering when people mention a laffer curve, especially in your introductory econ ...


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Movie/TV Board
re: Imitation game, Birdman, Whiplash - funnystuff
[quote]Whiplash Birdman Imitation Game[/quote]That EDIT: But Imitation Game was still pretty good...


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