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    What about little things like Secret Service...

    Yes Trump has a pattern of setting things up as a pattern. That's why his constant mention of not leaving office has quite convinced me that he has no intention of leaving office regardless of little...
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    Yeah, in the absence of modern medicine, this is...

    Yeah, in the absence of modern medicine, this is normal:

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    The death roll for London, 1632.

    'Chrisomes' are baptised babies under one month of age; Along with infants, they make up a...
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    Thanks. Presumably, to hold an atmosphere at...

    Sort of. The gravity differential is gets worse, the smaller the ring is. Air would vent out almost as quickly by an opening in the hub as it would in a stationary room at 1g. Pretty quickly, but not...
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    Anyone who's been awake since the mid-60s really...

    um,....no.
    No, the D-5 has a minimum range, too. To get a burning 1st stage rocket overhead, we'd have to launch right in the Yellow Sea, by Pyonyang, aimimg across the city, at a target in...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUHRzh3QgHA
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    I sincerely hope you are directing this comment...

    I sincerely hope you are directing this comment to a mirror.
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    You also still refer to a quarter of a dollar as...

    Well, you got rid of it in 1775, although you kept the name, which you continue to (incorrectly) apply to your 1c coin. A penny is one two hundred and fortieth of a pound (before 1971); and one...
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    Well, you got rid of it in 1775, although you...

    Well, you got rid of it in 1775, although you kept the name, which you continue to (incorrectly) apply to your 1c coin. A penny is one two hundred and fortieth of a pound (before 1971); and one...
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    I presume your godlike powers can see the arsonists lighting of fires won't become catastrophic? Even a tiny fire lit at any point in any location has the potential to burn down a whole town in the...
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    For sure. It's shit sci-fi; The stuff the author...

    Hero needs to quit speculating. It's not going to happen. The atmosphere in the station is going to drop off somewhat slower than it does on Earth as the "gravity" drops off more slowly.

    That...
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    I witnessed a similar altercation at South Bank...

    So you can pay with exact change. My local convenience store chain sells large fountain drinks for 79 cents, any size. With our local sales tax, that come to 87 cents in some stores and 88 cents in...
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    Spin gravity and atmospheric retention

    So, I am reading my usual shit sci-fi, and one of the protagonists is on a rotating space station. You know, the 2001 type that generates gravity in a wheel-shaped facility by spinning.
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    I can't believe that in the 21st century, you...

    I can't believe that in the 21st century, you guys are still making banknotes out of paper. Polymer notes are more durable, far harder to forge, and considerably less unsanitary.

    I guess at least...
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    Yes, it would. The concentration of humans into...

    Yes, it would. The concentration of humans into large cities is a massive benefit to both humanity and the environment.
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    Every single fatal diagnosis in my life has...

    Every single fatal diagnosis in my life has turned out to be incorrect.

    Therefore, I am immortal.

    QED.
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    And why would it matter? If I say that rocks...

    Evidence of that alleged ghostwriting?

    It's like what AOC gets, that she's an actress who is reading someone else's lines. But who?[/QUOTE]

    And why would it matter?

    If I say that rocks fall...
  20. Trump second language - Split from “multiple languages” in Lounge

    Are we confident that he has a first?
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    I strongly suspect that Trump used the lyrics of...

    I strongly suspect that Trump used the lyrics of this Denis Leary classic as a 'how to' guide for his life:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrgpZ0fUixs
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    26071 Dude, where's my car?

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    Dude, where's my car?
  23. Well, it's been 20 days. IF asymptomatic...

    I think I can say without an ounce of hyperbole, that this is the most frightening turn of events in the history of mankind. I can't see any way how this won't end in a terrible and cataclysmic way....
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    Meanwhile, in Australia: 26062

    Meanwhile, in Australia:

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  25. Nobody who uses three exclamation marks in a row,...

    Once again, you have to resort to hypotheticals. So, to use a phrase, you don't know that.
    It is pretty silly to believe an uncorroborated story on the internet, but here you are promoting one...
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