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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 12:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 869
Posted By Hellbound
Could potentially be a sewer issue too, although...

Could potentially be a sewer issue too, although that's unlikely. There can be build-ups of methane and the like in sewer lines, but it normally takes a long time of blockages and such (and various...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 09:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 751
Posted By Hellbound
Sounds likely. I suspect he thought that much...

Sounds likely. I suspect he thought that much like a Kevlar vest doesn't do much versus knives, maybe a nail would penetrate bulletproof glass.

A classic mistake caused by the same kind of...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,370
Posted By Hellbound
Yeah, you also have the ex-military,...

Yeah, you also have the ex-military, demolitions-trained, gun owning liberals out there :D
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th August 2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 100,318
Posted By Hellbound
I don't think we have enough of those systems to...

I don't think we have enough of those systems to do that...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 11th August 2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,629
Posted By Hellbound
https://unitednuclear.com/index.php?main_page=prod...

https://unitednuclear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=29_56&products_id=421

:D
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 11th August 2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 11,979
Posted By Hellbound
Um, and the values. He's about 11% high for the...

Um, and the values. He's about 11% high for the speed of electricity in a wire. And I hope he means the electromagnetic field; the electrons only move about 1mm per second.
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 07:22 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 33,461
Posted By Hellbound
But…States Rights!! Every state can choose its...

But…States Rights!! Every state can choose its own method to allocate EC votes!

:D


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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th July 2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 746
Posted By Hellbound
Most proposals I’ve seen are…less dramatic :). ...

Most proposals I’ve seen are…less dramatic :). Usually, it’s proposed as a microwave beam to a receiver, much as we do with long range communication links already.

Some also propose a diffuse...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 26th July 2022, 11:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,124
Posted By Hellbound
Pull my finger!

Pull my finger!
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 25th July 2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By Hellbound
Yeah, that’s often forgotten. As I repeatedly...

Yeah, that’s often forgotten. As I repeatedly tell my son, the reason we look for published scientific articles isn’t because they’re proof, in and of themselves. It’s because that’s really the...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 25th July 2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,209
Posted By Hellbound
Seems to me this is more like an Either/Or...

Seems to me this is more like an Either/Or fallacy. The logic seems to be “It’s either black and white ors all the same”, excluding the possibility of a range or continuum.


Sent from my...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 19th July 2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,345
Posted By Hellbound
Considering that QED usually signals the end of...

Considering that QED usually signals the end of an argument (compare to “the prosecution rests”), I do wonder why it appears in these threads so many times.

:D


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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th July 2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,108
Posted By Hellbound
What is a light-year

In the first case they aren’t using it wrong. They’re dividing the speed in light-years by the speed of light, and giving the time in years.

No different than saying “the train travelled at...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 18th July 2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By Hellbound
Yeah. Brute forcing you most often see if...

Yeah. Brute forcing you most often see if someone has a hash file, cause that gives them the time and attempts to make it work.

Dictionary attacks are the ones that use a dictionary of common...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 18th July 2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By Hellbound
Password rules stupid

This. As mentioned before, the common trope of trying to hack into an individual account is not really accurate. Most often, you have a hash file or just a list of valid usernames. You aren’t...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 18th July 2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By Hellbound
Password rules stupid

Well, maybe. A lot do use a limited character space to save time. If you know what letters, numbers, and special characters are allowed it’s much quicker to just search those than the entire ASCII...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 18th July 2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By Hellbound
A dictionary attack doesn’t just use a regular...

A dictionary attack doesn’t just use a regular dictionary as is. The “dictionary” used will be a file of common passwords or words commonly used in passwords, and the attack software is often...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 14th July 2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By Hellbound
Strange bluetooth issue with laptop

Do you have the laptop paired with another Bluetooth audio device?

I have a similar issue with my phone. I have it paired to a wireless headset I use for work calls. I also have it paired to the...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th July 2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,501
Posted By Hellbound
Yeah, that’s behavior I’ve never encountered...

Yeah, that’s behavior I’ve never encountered either, and I’m an IAM security engineer. AD is part of my bread and butter.

Just a guess, but maybe the AD tools are being provided via something...
Forum: USA Politics 7th July 2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 962
Views: 48,769
Posted By Hellbound
I think half a mind would be at least 1000...

I think half a mind would be at least 1000 milliBoeberts.


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Forum: Computers and the Internet 6th July 2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,501
Posted By Hellbound
What are you using when you refer to active...

What are you using when you refer to active directory? I’ve never had that issue with any of the AD tools I’ve used: ADUC, ADSS, ADCS, or any others. Sounds like something odd is going on there.

...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 1st July 2022, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 75,186
Posted By Hellbound
Dear user, When you send me a ticket...

Dear user,

When you send me a ticket claiming “password reset is not working”, in which the included screenshot clearly shows the new password you’re attempting marked as “weak” and the error...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th June 2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 5,613
Posted By Hellbound
Meow! *thump* :D Sent from my...

Meow! *thump*

:D


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Forum: USA Politics 28th June 2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 29,020
Posted By Hellbound
I thought most of those devices used batteries? ...

I thought most of those devices used batteries?


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Forum: Computers and the Internet 24th June 2022, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 75,186
Posted By Hellbound
Look closely At the error you see It is a...

Look closely
At the error you see
It is a mirror


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Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 21st June 2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,274
Posted By Hellbound
With the candlestick? Sent from my...

With the candlestick?


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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 20th June 2022, 05:34 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,435
Posted By Hellbound
There was an article or book somewhere that...

There was an article or book somewhere that discusses this (maybe a section of Gould’s Full House?). Basically, “cheaters” make up a small percentage of almost every higher level species. Not so...
Forum: USA Politics 13th June 2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 2,813
Posted By Hellbound
There are no hats. Only covers. Sent...

There are no hats. Only covers.


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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th June 2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 36,146
Posted By Hellbound
I believe an example of what Zig is talking about...

I believe an example of what Zig is talking about would be a statement such as “Well, he was a Boy Scout Troop leader, so we know what that means!”

Even if it’s true he was a Troop Leader, the...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th June 2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 75,186
Posted By Hellbound
Dear users: If you already have a ticket...

Dear users:

If you already have a ticket submitted for an issue, having additional tickets opened does NOT get your issue resolved faster.

In fact, now I have to spend time (in which I am not...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th June 2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,042
Posted By Hellbound
Interesting. I suspect part of the decision is...

Interesting. I suspect part of the decision is to focus on aimed fire, rather than volume of fire. This trend has already been seen in M-4/16 evolution: removal of full auto for three-round burst,...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 3rd June 2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 47,397
Posted By Hellbound
A d5 is when you roll a d10 and divide by 2,...

A d5 is when you roll a d10 and divide by 2, rounding up.

:D


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Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th May 2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 100,318
Posted By Hellbound
Just to add a bit, this is the primary stated...

Just to add a bit, this is the primary stated mission of the Army’s Green Berets: find, liaise with, supply, and train indigenous forces.


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Forum: Computers and the Internet 26th May 2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 75,186
Posted By Hellbound
His name is Jeffries. He lives in the tubes. ...

His name is Jeffries. He lives in the tubes.


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Forum: Religion and Philosophy 25th May 2022, 10:20 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 3,246
Posted By Hellbound
“We’re sorry, Mr. Lucifer, but unregistered...

“We’re sorry, Mr. Lucifer, but unregistered extra-planar entities are not allowed on campus. Board rules, you see, our hands are tied. No, sorry, you can’t wait in the food court for your ride to...
Forum: USA Politics 25th May 2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 48,769
Posted By Hellbound
I dunno. Sounds to me as if he’s saying his...

I dunno. Sounds to me as if he’s saying his father fought for the Nazis.

I can believe it.

:D


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Forum: Computers and the Internet 25th May 2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 75,186
Posted By Hellbound
Don’t think of it as a list opportunity, think of...

Don’t think of it as a list opportunity, think of it as a challenge to greater creativity!

Order that Russell’s Viper from Amazon and have it delivered to your co-worker’s house!

Counterfeit...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th May 2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,545
Posted By Hellbound
It’s not about thinking it’ll lead to utopia....

It’s not about thinking it’ll lead to utopia. It’s more about thinking it’ll step us away from dystopia.


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Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th May 2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 5,893
Posted By Hellbound
Probably your dragon-musk cologne. Sent...

Probably your dragon-musk cologne.


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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th May 2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 753
Posted By Hellbound
Energy monopolies in the US

Yeah, that was my point. A company did that. I don’t know all the details, but they basically got the wholesale rate to customers and the way they did it, it didn’t classify them as a utility (so...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th May 2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 753
Posted By Hellbound
Yeah, I was simplifying :) Sent from my...

Yeah, I was simplifying :)


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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th May 2022, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 753
Posted By Hellbound
Sort of. Most providers have their own...

Sort of. Most providers have their own generation facilities, and in general your power comes from those. However, there is a wholesale market. If a plant goes down, or demand is unusually high...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 20th May 2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,870
Posted By Hellbound
The most common view I’ve seen is a holistic one,...

The most common view I’ve seen is a holistic one, for lack of a better word.

People tend to think of time travel as going back and making changes; as if there is a first time, or some sort of...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 20th May 2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,870
Posted By Hellbound
To be fair, I suspect arth was referencing the...

To be fair, I suspect arth was referencing the recent arguments about “natural” Tipler cylinders, rather than yours.

I reserve the right to be wrong, as always :D


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Forum: Computers and the Internet 17th May 2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 75,186
Posted By Hellbound
You just have to compress them more :D On...

You just have to compress them more :D

On disk space, though, storage is like, the cheapest thing on a new system these days. And it's almost ALWAYS underestimated. I don't have much problem...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 17th May 2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,870
Posted By Hellbound
It depends. I suspect it'll be sort of like...

It depends. I suspect it'll be sort of like non-locality or quantum teleportation; interesting, and definitely an effect, but limited in usability.

I'm open to being wrong, though.
Forum: USA Politics 17th May 2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 72,902
Posted By Hellbound
One second. Isn’t part of maintaining tax free...

One second. Isn’t part of maintaining tax free status a requirement that the church doesn’t involve directly in politics?

Or am I behind a few court decisions?


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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 17th May 2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,870
Posted By Hellbound
Let's put the question of time travel to rest once and for all.

I agree, but I am pretty confident in ruling out a Tipler cylinder :). I was speaking to that specific case, not of closed timelike loops in general.

I rate them unlikely, though*. So far all of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 753
Posted By Hellbound
Yeah, someone else clarified. My poor wording...

Yeah, someone else clarified. My poor wording there. It is a monopoly, but not like most people think of them (they’re heavily regulated to restrict them from being predatory, to various degrees of...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 16th May 2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,870
Posted By Hellbound
Let's put the question of time travel to rest once and for all.

Then I misunderstood your previous objection; you seemed to be asking why such a space time region couldn’t exist without the physical cylinder. It can’t; it’s a consequence of the gravitational...
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