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Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 26 '15, 4:05pm
Replies: 38
Views: 834
Posted By MonkWren
Probably not, since the numbers are from a single...

Probably not, since the numbers are from a single police department. If they were national, we might have something worth talking about. It would also help if the numbers came from an unbiased...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 26 '15, 3:56am
Replies: 38
Views: 834
Posted By MonkWren
One thing I have consistently noticed in the...

One thing I have consistently noticed in the various moral failings of multiple PDs in the US in the past year or two, is that there never seem to be any "good cops" stepping up and trying to...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 26 '15, 3:55am
Replies: 55
Views: 1,832
Posted By MonkWren
Yeah, dude is only nominally speaking common...

Yeah, dude is only nominally speaking common English. Most of his speech appears to be academic jargon, and as someone who works in the field of psychology, it really is a different language for each...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 23 '15, 1:36am
Replies: 55
Views: 1,832
Posted By MonkWren
Yeah, I got about 5 minutes in and gave up trying...

Yeah, I got about 5 minutes in and gave up trying to translate what he was saying into english.
Forum: Iron & Blood Project Feb 17 '15, 3:12pm
Replies: 117
Views: 501
Posted By MonkWren
If you're gonna go that direction for Crannland,...

If you're gonna go that direction for Crannland, you could also make it a bit Dutch-feeling (linguistically), as the Netherlands are rather famous for being largely below sea level and having a lot...
Forum: General Discussion Feb 16 '15, 5:42am
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By MonkWren
Snubbed, or turned it down?

Snubbed, or turned it down?
Forum: General Discussion Feb 12 '15, 4:13am
Replies: 27
Views: 784
Posted By MonkWren
I will be honest, I loved Spartacus. It was a...

I will be honest, I loved Spartacus. It was a soap opera with nudity and blood! It was awesome and hilarious! Then came season 2...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 12 '15, 4:11am
Replies: 55
Views: 1,832
Posted By MonkWren
Let's try to keep our posts to ones that further...

Let's try to keep our posts to ones that further the discussion, shall we?
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 10 '15, 10:38pm
Replies: 55
Views: 1,832
Posted By MonkWren
With blue lettering for Mods/Admins.

With blue lettering for Mods/Admins.
Forum: General Discussion Feb 10 '15, 4:14pm
Replies: 27
Views: 784
Posted By MonkWren
They literally made and aired the pilot as a...

They literally made and aired the pilot as a last-ditch effort to maintain the rights to a WoT TV series. Hundreds of lawyers are eagerly awaiting the forthcoming litigation.
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 9 '15, 5:11pm
Replies: 93
Views: 1,841
Posted By MonkWren
Eh, possible, but I would think less likely,...

Eh, possible, but I would think less likely, simply because trade in the area is gonna be tricky until things settle down (if they ever settle down).
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 9 '15, 5:09pm
Replies: 464
Views: 12,429
Posted By MonkWren
But if Texas is part of Mexico... they aren't US...

But if Texas is part of Mexico... they aren't US Citizens, and invading would be an open violation of Mexico's sovereignty. Now, I realize this is about ethnic issues, but the simple fact is that...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 9 '15, 12:59am
Replies: 93
Views: 1,841
Posted By MonkWren
Aaaaaaand let's change the direction of the...

Aaaaaaand let's change the direction of the thread for a bit.

I think the US has a huge diplomatic opportunity here: Make Jordan the leader of the coalition to take down ISIS. They've got all...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 9 '15, 12:45am
Replies: 464
Views: 12,429
Posted By MonkWren
That's a fair point, but it's no real secret that...

That's a fair point, but it's no real secret that Russia is at least arming, and likely adding men to, the rebels in eastern Ukraine. They are deliberately destabilizing a neighboring country (and...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 8 '15, 12:10am
Replies: 464
Views: 12,429
Posted By MonkWren
Threadromancy! Ukraine leader shows off...

Threadromancy!

Ukraine leader shows off captured Russian military IDs (http://news.yahoo.com/ukraine-leader-shows-off-captured-russian-military-ids-160048355.html)

Time for more sanctions and...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 7 '15, 4:15am
Replies: 93
Views: 1,841
Posted By MonkWren
No. The discussion at hand still retains...

No. The discussion at hand still retains relevance to the OP.
Forum: General Discussion Feb 6 '15, 4:17am
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By MonkWren
I would say that The Moon is a Harsh Mistress has...

I would say that The Moon is a Harsh Mistress has more in common with early-era dystopian works than anything -punk. It reminds me a lot of Brave New World, in many ways, particularly tone and...
Forum: General Discussion Feb 5 '15, 4:59pm
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By MonkWren
Revelation Space, by Alistair Reynolds, has a...

Revelation Space, by Alistair Reynolds, has a decidedly cyber-punk feel to it, although it also has elements of space opera in it.
Forum: Iron & Blood Project Feb 5 '15, 4:45am
Replies: 117
Views: 501
Posted By MonkWren
Brennish seems most fitting to me, not that I'm...

Brennish seems most fitting to me, not that I'm an expert on this kind of thing. It just looks (and sounds) more natural.
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 5 '15, 4:43am
Replies: 82
Views: 1,946
Posted By MonkWren
Fair point. Of course, many US citizens would...

Fair point. Of course, many US citizens would disagree with you on those actions consisting of torture. I am not one of them.
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 5 '15, 4:41am
Replies: 215
Views: 5,034
Posted By MonkWren
As far as I know, and I could be (probably am)...

As far as I know, and I could be (probably am) wrong, there's an expiration date, but it can be extended indefinitely as long as the information is "vital to national security."
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 4 '15, 4:55pm
Replies: 82
Views: 1,946
Posted By MonkWren
This claim is a bit of a stretch - I'm guessing...

This claim is a bit of a stretch - I'm guessing that the average US citizen knows that the CIA does black ops and "spy stuff," but specific members and specific details are almost certainly unknown...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 3 '15, 3:46pm
Replies: 839
Views: 18,211
Posted By MonkWren
Ah yes, the "my side isn't filled with crazy...

Ah yes, the "my side isn't filled with crazy people, honestly!" argument. Well, here's a timely piece from Kotaku:...
Forum: General Discussion Feb 3 '15, 2:51am
Replies: 747
Views: 23,410
Posted By MonkWren
Indeed, anyone who wishes to discuss #gamergate...

Indeed, anyone who wishes to discuss #gamergate can do so right here (http://www.myth-weavers.com/showthread.php?t=280983) in our very own Worldly Talk forum!
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 1 '15, 6:40pm
Replies: 82
Views: 1,946
Posted By MonkWren
I used to agree with this statement. I don't...

I used to agree with this statement. I don't anymore. Age 25 for everything - drinking, smoking, military service, voting, etc. Wait for the brain to finish developing.
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