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Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 24 '12, 2:33pm
Replies: 38
Views: 1,054
Posted By Grisha
Ok, I meant a much more narrow case of terrorism...

Ok, I meant a much more narrow case of terrorism - not the state terrorism or war crimes. I doubt it's possible to invent one solution for all kinds of terrorism: Holocaust, Breivik, IEDs in Iraq,...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 24 '12, 1:23pm
Replies: 38
Views: 1,054
Posted By Grisha
A side note: the recent rise in terrorism is...

A side note: the recent rise in terrorism is closely tied to the attention it creates. Their purpose is to change the situation (locally or globally), and for that they need to be heard. We live in...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 28 '12, 12:56pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,125
Posted By Grisha
In general I think that 21st century is awesome...

In general I think that 21st century is awesome (so far): no world wars (and no prospect for them), massive propagation in technology (internet, mobiles and solar in Africa!), we live longer and...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 31 '12, 5:47am
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By Grisha
Move your servers to the cloud (big datacenters...

Move your servers to the cloud (big datacenters are much more energy efficient), together with virtualization this can provide a big boost. Enforce sleep modes for office machines. Good thermal...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 26 '12, 1:08pm
Replies: 618
Views: 11,415
Posted By Grisha
I am not an American, so I just make notes from...

I am not an American, so I just make notes from outside. You can live in your country whatever way you wish. If having gun collection at home is more important than avoiding regular gun rampages - so...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 26 '12, 12:53pm
Replies: 618
Views: 11,415
Posted By Grisha
Ok, I can drop that part. The remaining sentiment...

Ok, I can drop that part. The remaining sentiment stands:

It is just very strange that a country where I can go to jail for selling beer to 20-year old, so fiercely protects the right of 21-year...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 26 '12, 12:30pm
Replies: 618
Views: 11,415
Posted By Grisha
I see the arguments about your 'rights' and that...

I see the arguments about your 'rights' and that you buy weapons because 'you can'. What is strange is that I don't see this kind of argument in other areas, so there's a visible discrepancy in...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 24 '12, 5:43pm
Replies: 618
Views: 11,415
Posted By Grisha
Powderhorn: the comparison between countries...

Powderhorn: the comparison between countries suggests that putting some limitations on firearms can reduce this kind of incident. You don't have to put a complete stop, but this student legally...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 24 '12, 5:38pm
Replies: 618
Views: 11,415
Posted By Grisha
Making a few steps in this direction wouldn't...

Making a few steps in this direction wouldn't hurt. Looking at statistics this phenomenon is on the rise, so it's reasonable to expect things to escalate further if there's no action.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 24 '12, 5:31pm
Replies: 618
Views: 11,415
Posted By Grisha
Even when compared to the whole Europe (740M), US...

Even when compared to the whole Europe (740M), US is ahead per capita with about the same number of sprees.

EDIT: corrected wrong statement
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 24 '12, 5:29pm
Replies: 618
Views: 11,415
Posted By Grisha
Sorry for double posting, but found a...

Sorry for double posting, but found a correlation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Number_of_guns_per_capita_by_country

Most of the sprees happen in countries with lots of guns: US, Finland, Norway,...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 24 '12, 5:17pm
Replies: 618
Views: 11,415
Posted By Grisha
According to...

According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spree_killer
Since year 2000 there were 10 killing sprees in US.
For the last 5 years there was at least one every year.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 24 '12, 4:58pm
Replies: 618
Views: 11,415
Posted By Grisha
Sorry, I didn't intend to. My apologies, what I...

Sorry, I didn't intend to. My apologies, what I wanted to say is that they do not happen every year.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 24 '12, 4:43pm
Replies: 618
Views: 11,415
Posted By Grisha
I am not saying it doesn't happen in Europe. Just...

I am not saying it doesn't happen in Europe. Just not as often.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 24 '12, 3:12pm
Replies: 618
Views: 11,415
Posted By Grisha
We hear about similar shootings in US every year....

We hear about similar shootings in US every year. They do not happen in most other developed countries. Those countries with gun controls.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 8 '12, 12:45pm
Replies: 219
Views: 8,145
Posted By Grisha
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Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 4 '12, 7:19pm
Replies: 219
Views: 8,145
Posted By Grisha
Yes, sure, just wanted to shift debate back from...

Yes, sure, just wanted to shift debate back from the idea of "it doesn't matter how we spend energy, because it will become heat anyway". It does matter a lot how and how much of this energy we...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 3 '12, 4:28pm
Replies: 219
Views: 8,145
Posted By Grisha
Sorry for not reading the latest few pages, but...

Sorry for not reading the latest few pages, but it seems you are off-track.
According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas total radiative forcing of anthropogenic CO2 is 1.46W/m2...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jun 28 '12, 3:22pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,290
Posted By Grisha
So this still is a zombie apocalypse!

So this still is a zombie apocalypse!
Forum: Archive May 29 '12, 9:36pm
Replies: 48
Views: 683
Posted By Grisha
Elvyn appears just outside the protective aura of...

Elvyn appears just outside the protective aura of Kuo-Toan. He dances between the shadows, tempting them to strike him but always evading at the last moment. Slicing, piercing and dicing with death....
Forum: Archive May 21 '12, 8:15pm
Replies: 61
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Views: 597
Posted By Grisha
What is the status of Zolak?

What is the status of Zolak?
Forum: Archive May 14 '12, 3:19pm
Replies: 61
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Views: 597
Posted By Grisha
Yeah, that would be funny. I guess his...

Yeah, that would be funny. I guess his personality wouldn't change much though :)
Forum: Archive May 13 '12, 10:02pm
Replies: 48
Views: 683
Posted By Grisha
Pixie hears the hair raising scream and flaps...

Pixie hears the hair raising scream and flaps backwards in the air. His newfound friends are caught in the shadows - but he actually sees only one. Big eyes open wide, cute small ears pinned in...
Forum: Archive May 8 '12, 9:13am
Replies: 48
Views: 683
Posted By Grisha
Pixie flies into the corridor and darts upstairs...

Pixie flies into the corridor and darts upstairs above the heads of the rest - a tiny lantern showing the way. "I am small but sword is sharp, face me denizens of dark! Where lurk you, come to light!...
Forum: Archive Apr 30 '12, 12:52pm
Replies: 61
Ooc
Views: 597
Posted By Grisha
@johnblue: do we use or ignore spell components? ...

@johnblue: do we use or ignore spell components?
@mboydzilla: can you use a bit more readable color please?
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