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Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,243
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Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Are these people so ******* clueless and stupid?...

Are these people so ******* clueless and stupid? Surely they should know it's God who hands out such punishments.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th September 2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Pictures just released. Webb, Hubble Capture...

Pictures just released.

Webb, Hubble Capture Detailed Views of DART Impact (https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2022/webb-hubble-capture-detailed-views-of-dart-impact)
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 29th September 2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,716
Views: 191,596
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
The ones that talk about it are. The losers just...

The ones that talk about it are. The losers just slink away.
Forum: USA Politics 29th September 2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 14,499
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
There is a certain degree of irony involved...

There is a certain degree of irony involved though.
Forum: USA Politics 29th September 2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 91,887
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Not hugely sure this is the right sub-forum but...

Not hugely sure this is the right sub-forum but it is the most current T thread. (And, I'm pretty damn certain that if I post in the "Boob" thread, I'll be called off topic.)

Donald Trump Jr....
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th September 2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I guess you are querying my use of the phrase...

I guess you are querying my use of the phrase "inelastic collision". I was trying to say that the probe went splat rather than bouncing off. A quick Google shows that I used the wrong terminology ....
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th September 2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I did watch the video and some is explained but...

I did watch the video and some is explained but not all. What ever modelling has been done will be refined by the actual results of the experiment. And that's why scientists do such things. We...
Forum: USA Politics 28th September 2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 91,887
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
And how unlike his grandfather, who, I understand...

And how unlike his grandfather, who, I understand catered to every body:
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Well, men anyway.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th September 2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,786
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Thanks. Fixed Damn Spill Chucker.. The other...

Thanks. Fixed Damn Spill Chucker.. The other suggested option was "derisive".
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th September 2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,786
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I have received an update from my inside source....

I have received an update from my inside source. I will not add to the rumours and scuttlebutt about the goings on but have a report that students have been opting out of the individual's class(es). ...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th September 2022, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2,682
Views: 252,291
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Ya beat me to it! That huge lightning bolt...

Ya beat me to it! That huge lightning bolt knocked out the camera . . . obviously. :confused:
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th September 2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Does all the kinetic energy of the impact get...

Does all the kinetic energy of the impact get transferred to Dimorphos as a purely inelastic collision to change the orbital velocity of the asteroid or does some change the rotational period around...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 27th September 2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I may have downloaded the Video Editor from the...

I may have downloaded the Video Editor from the Microsoft Store. It is available to you for Windows 10 but just download and use the DaVinci Resolve Free Video Editor if you wish. There are also a...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th September 2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Looks like there will be a lot more observations...

Looks like there will be a lot more observations and analysis required to figure out the dynamics of exactly how the collision went. It will be interesting to see how much the orbit was changed.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,786
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Well, the school board, initially. But they now...

Well, the school board, initially. But they now maybe seen as backpedaling a bit.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 27th September 2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
The reason I did not recommend one is that I only...

The reason I did not recommend one is that I only rarely use a video editor and tend to try an new one each time in that faint hope I can find one that is completely intuitive. They are all much of...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th September 2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3,248
Views: 244,367
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Yup. The old "Make Our Country Great Again". ...

Yup. The old "Make Our Country Great Again". Visions of the Nuremberg Rallies flash through my head. :scared:
Forum: Computers and the Internet 27th September 2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
A quick check of my Zoom folder shows that the...

A quick check of my Zoom folder shows that the files are i .MP4 format. There are zoodles of video editing programs out there and I don't actually know enough to recommend any one (someone with more...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,786
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I'm waiting for an interview with the individual...

I'm waiting for an interview with the individual involved. I presume there are reports trying to talk to X but, so far, we have no idea what the motivation for the stunt exercise is.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th September 2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3,248
Views: 244,367
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
If I lived in either of those countries (or any...

If I lived in either of those countries (or any EU country), I would wait to see the success of Brexit first. :eye-poppi

Anyone aggressively shorting the pound?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th September 2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I think I read a science fiction short story...

I think I read a science fiction short story published in Amazing from about 1936 that suggested just that. And, if I am mistaken, there should have been one.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,786
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Latest from the main stream media: Halton...

Latest from the main stream media:

Halton teacher controversy prompts request for review of professional standards...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 26th September 2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
The thing was a living creature and full of...

The thing was a living creature and full of blood! And we Terrans killed it. Expect retribution soon. :scared:
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,786
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Since you as intent on personalizing this so...

Since you as intent on personalizing this so much. I can tell you that I don't find it funny. I am interested in the reactions of various groups particularly those of the Right thinking "Freedom...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,786
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Thanks for the modicum of support. ;)

Thanks for the modicum of support. ;)
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th September 2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 66,713
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
The Revolution Will (Not) be Televised

Live feed of police picking up protesters in various Russian cities.

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Large crowds of people milling about. Heavily armed police and soldiers. Arrests, one by one.

One spark . ....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,786
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Not really. Knowing my grandson I would guess he...

Not really. Knowing my grandson I would guess he does not have any sort of strong opinion. I'll ask my daughter next time I see her as she is reasonably well connected to the school community.
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,786
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I'll let you know if that happens. :cool:

I'll let you know if that happens. :cool:
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 25th September 2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 157,808
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Monty Python and the Holey Kaaba?

Monty Python and the Holey Kaaba?
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 25th September 2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,716
Views: 191,596
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
To quote the Kingston Trio's version of the Pete...

To quote the Kingston Trio's version of the Pete Seeger's song, "Oh, when will they ever learn?"

Helium evaporates.

Helium was touted as the best real-world use case of Web3 technology. But as...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,786
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Keeping a Breast (or maybe two) of an Issue

From the Daily Mail (it's actually the best reporting on the story I could find):

EXCLUSIVE: 'This is a school, not a circus.' Students join protestors outside Canadian school where trans teacher...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 24th September 2022, 03:25 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,792
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Doesn't that depend on their sex gender? ...

Doesn't that depend on their sex gender? :boxedin:
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th September 2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,138
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I did not say it was right or wrong. I said it...

I did not say it was right or wrong. I said it seemed rational. As of now it is speculative, we don't know.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th September 2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,138
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
A seemingly rational analysis here: Rumours...

A seemingly rational analysis here:

Rumours of military coup in China and arrest of Xi Jinping turns out to be false...
Forum: USA Politics 24th September 2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 91,887
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I think this point has been raised already but I...

I think this point has been raised already but I still wonder if there is a good answer.

If a President can declassify documents with the magic of his mind, cannot an actual sitting President...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th September 2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 157,808
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Sorry. It is a bit skewed. All I was trying to...

Sorry. It is a bit skewed. All I was trying to say that revising the Moslem religion has not worked out well for the Baháʼís.
Forum: USA Politics 23rd September 2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 65,255
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Hermaphrodites of the World unite!

Hermaphrodites of the World unite!
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd September 2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 157,808
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
What an incredibly silly rigamarole God wants you...

What an incredibly silly rigamarole God wants you to do to make a simple request of him.

I much prefer Jesus's approach:


How did He get it so wrong? :boggled:
Forum: USA Politics 23rd September 2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 91,887
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I would guess that jury selection might eliminate...

I would guess that jury selection might eliminate MAGAs with a predisposition to think T not guilty. Warn candidates that, if they say they could be neutral and they've said otherwise on social...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd September 2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 157,808
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Be careful of this. It has not worked out very...

Be careful of this. It has not worked out very well for those of the Baháʼí Faith.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd September 2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 197,979
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
On going. Alex Jones grilled by Sandy...

On going.


Alex Jones grilled by Sandy Hook families’ lawyer over hoax claims, doubles down on ‘deep state’ conspiracy l (https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/22/media/alex-jones-testimony/index.html)

...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd September 2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,736
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Geeze, guy isn't that why we (or actually you,...

Geeze, guy isn't that why we (or actually you, the American taxpayers) pay you the Big Bucks?

Can this be used in an appeal to a Higher Power, like God?

:boggled: to say the least.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 22nd September 2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 157,808
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I read this on the Internet so it must be true. ...

I read this on the Internet so it must be true. :thumbsup:
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 21st September 2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 61,339
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Additionally, he strikes me as a fabulist similar...

Additionally, he strikes me as a fabulist similar to the guy I referenced in http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?postid=13906024#post13906024

The difference being that the...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 21st September 2022, 06:50 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 61,339
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Now he's getting the idea but he did not say how...

Now he's getting the idea but he did not say how much each position would cost. I suggest $25,000 for Director and $10,00o per Team Member. Heavy discounts could be available.

Anything to...
Forum: USA Politics 21st September 2022, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 91,887
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Phew. I think. :o Aka, "Many a true word is...

Phew. I think. :o

Aka, "Many a true word is said in jest". ;)
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 91,887
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
My Ghod! You and Andy are serious. I thought...

My Ghod! You and Andy are serious. I thought this was a joke. :o
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 20th September 2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 90,041
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
What? And cancel all the Comedy Gold? No way.

What? And cancel all the Comedy Gold? No way.
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 91,887
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I did read some of the 40 pages but not all. I...

I did read some of the 40 pages but not all. I did not see anywhere that T told anyone that he had declassified a document. If it's only in his head, how is someone supposed to know? :confused: ...
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 65,255
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Hmm. Just a thought from a Canadian. Why then...

Hmm. Just a thought from a Canadian. Why then not undo all previous amendments? Would that not make sense? :confused:
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