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Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 17 '13, 11:19pm
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By XCodes
If there's a default, I think the Executive...

If there's a default, I think the Executive Branch (you say Obama, I say "there's a lot of people who would have to work on this") would shout a collective YOLO and just ignore the Debt Ceiling and...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 17 '13, 7:06am
Replies: 220
Views: 7,361
Posted By XCodes
I doubt it. The Republicans may very well have...

I doubt it. The Republicans may very well have lost a Senate special election over this whole mess, and at the very least they were raked over the coals by pretty much ALL opinion media (I'm pretty...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 8 '13, 2:37am
Replies: 220
Views: 7,361
Posted By XCodes
I believe there's also another provision in the...

I believe there's also another provision in the ACA that establishes a minimum percentage of money from premiums that must then be directed towards actual medical care, which should also decrease...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 6 '13, 7:50pm
Replies: 220
Views: 7,361
Posted By XCodes
You do realize that he is under no obligation to...

You do realize that he is under no obligation to expose details of his personal life to you, and that grilling him for such details in order to find and expose weaknesses in his argument is an...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 4 '13, 6:32am
Replies: 220
Views: 7,361
Posted By XCodes
If conservatives really cared about this, they'd...

If conservatives really cared about this, they'd be all about Obamacare. It does make government a little less limited, but it will make it a lot more efficient.
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 1 '13, 3:21am
Replies: 167
Views: 5,419
Posted By XCodes
Didn't say he was one, said he was acting like...

Didn't say he was one, said he was acting like one.
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 30 '13, 10:20pm
Replies: 167
Views: 5,419
Posted By XCodes
You mean something like a study done by the...

You mean something like a study done by the Harvard School of Public Health (http://www.deepdyve.com/lp/elsevier/state-level-homicide-victimization-rates-in-the-us-in-relation-to-TNMKd0qUVn)?
...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 30 '13, 4:53pm
Replies: 167
Views: 5,419
Posted By XCodes
No, this is exactly what's happening. It's the...

No, this is exactly what's happening. It's the obnoxious idea that everyone having guns means our constitutional rights will be guaranteed, which is just not true at all as the past decade or so...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 30 '13, 4:42pm
Replies: 167
Views: 5,419
Posted By XCodes
I posted an article. You SAW me post an article....

I posted an article. You SAW me post an article. Unless you're asking for raw data, which only makes sense if the way the data is being represented seems odd somehow. In that case, I would suggest...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 30 '13, 1:12am
Replies: 167
Views: 5,419
Posted By XCodes
Inter-state trafficking, as well as international...

Inter-state trafficking, as well as international trafficking. Assault weapons bought in the United States fuel wars between drug cartels in Mexico.

In any case, it's not just guns being used for...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 29 '13, 8:40pm
Replies: 167
Views: 5,419
Posted By XCodes
You may not shoot your own eye out, but having a...

You may not shoot your own eye out, but having a gun means somebody, including yourself, is more likely to do it for you (http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/01/pro-gun-myths-fact-check). Also,...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 28 '13, 8:22pm
Replies: 429
Views: 7,974
Posted By XCodes
Refined sugar is, however, used to make food, and...

Refined sugar is, however, used to make food, and can be used in such a way that is not significantly detrimental to human health.
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 28 '13, 7:39pm
Replies: 429
Views: 7,974
Posted By XCodes
1) I'm not just talking about fast food burgers. ...

1) I'm not just talking about fast food burgers. Most proper burger places have a baseline hamburger size of about 4 ounces.

2) MSG, as your own link tells us, has nothing at all to do with...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 28 '13, 5:56am
Replies: 429
Views: 7,974
Posted By XCodes
It's not just sugar, though. People eat too much...

It's not just sugar, though. People eat too much protein, fat, and other carbs as well in addition to sugar.

A simple, quarter-pound (pre-cooked weight) hamburger has maybe a little less than a...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 27 '13, 8:46pm
Replies: 429
Views: 7,974
Posted By XCodes
I'm not asking this out of some kind of...

I'm not asking this out of some kind of humanitarian concern. If you take an animal, any animal, and put it on a restricted diet for an extended period of time, it will ALWAYS eat more when more...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 27 '13, 12:58am
Replies: 429
Views: 7,974
Posted By XCodes
Wait. Wait. WAIT! In that study, did they...

Wait. Wait. WAIT!

In that study, did they basically starve rats, then give them food and measure their brain activity and/or behavior while eating the food after being starved? Because that...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 26 '13, 7:01am
Replies: 429
Views: 7,974
Posted By XCodes
As said by some random guy on the internet who...

As said by some random guy on the internet who conflates "fructose" with "sugar" and "this might be a thing and is worth studying" with "this is irredeemable fact proved by SCIENCE!(tm)"

Stop...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 25 '13, 4:55am
Replies: 167
Views: 5,419
Posted By XCodes
I saw this, I know it's old, but it bothers me. ...

I saw this, I know it's old, but it bothers me. This thing you speak of exists only here: http://www.rockethub.com/projects/25243

Some lobby.
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 24 '13, 2:41am
Replies: 429
Views: 7,974
Posted By XCodes
Corn ethanol is a waste of time and money and...

Corn ethanol is a waste of time and money and artificially inflates food prices for the sake of marginally reducing gas prices. Next to HFCS, it's quite possibly the worst idea to come out of the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 21 '13, 10:58pm
Replies: 429
Views: 7,974
Posted By XCodes
I will not. That article, like so many other...

I will not. That article, like so many other arguments (including more than a few in this very thread), conflates "sugar" with "fructose," which is, IMO, an atrocity against science. When we're...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 20 '13, 2:50am
Replies: 429
Views: 7,974
Posted By XCodes
This is stupid... Sugar, fat, and carbs are...

This is stupid...

Sugar, fat, and carbs are all essential nutrients. The problem arises when excess quantities of highly-processed sugars and oils are put in *everything* and every single meal...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Sep 8 '13, 9:30am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,174
Posted By XCodes
...strength PENALTY, also not less than 1. ...

...strength PENALTY, also not less than 1.

In any case, I would say that a touch AC of 10 + your level is going to be good enough most of the time. Add 10 more if you want to be amazing.
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 27 '13, 1:42pm
Replies: 1,071
Views: 25,258
Posted By XCodes
Not my central premise. You fail. If you're...

Not my central premise. You fail. If you're going to continue attempting to pick a fight with me in this thread, then just screw off, I'm done.
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 27 '13, 8:59am
Replies: 1,071
Views: 25,258
Posted By XCodes
Well, it seems I was mistaken in thinking you had...

Well, it seems I was mistaken in thinking you had any interest whatsoever in being a decent human being.
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 27 '13, 7:29am
Replies: 1,071
Views: 25,258
Posted By XCodes
Nuance that is absent from Sarkeesian's videos. ...

Nuance that is absent from Sarkeesian's videos.

Also, since you obviously didn't take the hint, you still owe me an apology.
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