Deep Thoughts

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Rich
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Re: Deep Thoughts

Post by Rich » Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:32 am

First Shirt wrote:Why do we park on a driveway, and drive on a parkway?

Why is there an Interstate highway in Hawaii?

Why is a "fat chance" the same thing as a "slim chance" ?

What happened to WD-1 through -39?

Do dyslexic atheists lay awake at night wondering if there's a Dog?
And do dyslexic priests lay awake wondering why Dog won't answer their prayers.
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First Shirt
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Re: Deep Thoughts

Post by First Shirt » Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:44 pm

And do dyslexic atheists sell their souls to Santa?
But there ain't many troubles that a man caint fix, with seven hundred dollars and a thirty ought six."
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Re: Deep Thoughts

Post by Greg » Sat Dec 16, 2017 2:06 pm

First Shirt wrote:
What happened to WD-1 through -39?
Or Preparation C.
Maybe we're just jaded, but your villainy is not particularly impressive. -Ennesby

If you know what you're doing, you're not learning anything. -Unknown
Sanity is the process by which you continually adjust your beliefs so they are predictively sound. -esr

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Re: Deep Thoughts

Post by Rod » Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:00 pm

HTRN wrote:Why are ther locks on 24 hour store?
Because people need to go to the bathroom occasionally.
one can be a Democrat, or one can choose to be an American.
Good acting requires an imagination; reality requires a person not getting lost in their imagination.
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Re: Deep Thoughts

Post by Rod » Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:02 pm

With our present president "playing your Trump card" has multiple meanings.
one can be a Democrat, or one can choose to be an American.
Good acting requires an imagination; reality requires a person not getting lost in their imagination.
"It's better to have a gun if you need it". Felix's opthamologist

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Re: Deep Thoughts

Post by SoupOrMan » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:05 am

I have to deal with political cronies and wannabe political cronies all day long for the next few weeks. I'm bringing a flamethrower with me to deal with them. Mainly because the last time this happened I brought nerve gas and suddenly I was the bad guy.
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Re: Deep Thoughts

Post by blackeagle603 » Wed Dec 20, 2017 3:31 pm

Apropos of the day and this article in my morning readings. Came up in a Silicon Investor Qualcomm Thread about AI,
"Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficient... The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding."

-- Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis
“China, for example, combines data and the use of AI to rate the loyalty of its citizens to the state and uses these ratings to determine jobs and more. . .

First unveiled a decade ago, China aims to roll out a nationwide social credit system by 2020 that aims to reward trustworthy individuals but put perceived miscreants on a blacklist. By giving each citizen a credit score based on a range of behaviors such as abiding by traffic laws and paying fines, the government aims to “create an honest and faithful society”. As part of the plan, which has been introduced in several cities, China’s top court maintains an online blacklist of people who are unable to pay their debts. People on the list are barred from taking flights, trains or making big purchases.
RTWT
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Re: Deep Thoughts

Post by Weetabix » Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:04 pm

They say you should follow your passion. But then, she got a restraining order.
Note to self: start reading sig lines. They're actually quite amusing. :D

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Re: Deep Thoughts

Post by Vonz90 » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:16 pm

It is good to make full use of your potential, unless it voltage potential from your body to ground.

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Re: Deep Thoughts

Post by MarkD » Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:13 pm

If a chicken-and-a-half lays an egg-and-a-half in a day-in-a-half, how many pancakes does it take to shingle the roof of a dog house?

Do not interfere in the affairs of cats, for they are subtle and will crap in your shoes.

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