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    Ja, that's what I'm talking about. When those go...

    Ja, that's what I'm talking about. When those go out, like bubble memory or magneto-optical with a lifetime of 200 years or my core memory that never goes bad, you're screwed.

    Sorry, I wuz bit by...
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    I asked standard to name these "elites" but he...

    I asked standard to name these "elites" but he ran away instead. I have a feeling this is a straw man situation ...


    Here is another mystery. With the huge drug problem the US has, and the...
  3. But a prop gun, on a movie set that's never...

    But a prop gun, on a movie set that's never supposed to have live ammo, delivered by the assigned armorer, that's been handled by two people prior to Baldwin's getting it, that's on purpose, right ? ...
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    I've never seen the point to it at all, on a...

    I've never seen the point to it at all, on a lathe :) Maybe on a small part where you need to control the depth of thread really close, but that's such a small proportion of lathe work.

    I guess as...
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    Yeah, that'll be In the Year 2525, if man is...

    Yeah, that'll be In the Year 2525, if man is still alive. If woman can survive ....


    Every day we set aside an hour to worry about that. Usually between 3 and 4 a.m. so it doesn't interrupt...
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    On US-built stuff, there's a trigger geared to...

    On US-built stuff, there's a trigger geared to the spindle itself. I've seen different sensors on different lathes, but the basis is the same - at one point in each revolution of the spindle, the...
  7. Got what they deserved. They let the CIA...

    Got what they deserved. They let the CIA instigate games with phony "protesters" and lost what bargaining power they had. The initial issue was extraditing people who had stolen large amounts of...
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    Only when someone gets all ecstatic about...

    Only when someone gets all ecstatic about "modern" software. To be honest, I can't think of any software that is really better than it was in 2000. They move stuff around, they change the icons and...
  9. Lie. There were people killed at the capitol on...

    Lie. There were people killed at the capitol on January 6. More than one.
  10. The US is the one prone to military...

    The US is the one prone to military dick-swinging.

    What US people are not aware of is that Taiwan businesses have billions invested in plants in the mainland. I'd expect Beijing to use that as...
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    I like having the paper tape ! That way if...

    I like having the paper tape ! That way if something happens the damn control isn't just dead forever ...

    (Mine were all on mylar, btw. Lasts until the end of time, and if necessary you could read...
  12. They've all said that for seventy-two years now...

    They've all said that for seventy-two years now but in real life it would be a difficult decision. Lose your cats-paw or face nuclear destruction. Hmmm, let me think ...
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    Because the spindle has a trigger that tells the...

    Because the spindle has a trigger that tells the computer when to start. That's why you don't want to change speeds between passes, either, the following error changes with speed.

    The above...
  14. Everything is computerized now. Can't be...

    Everything is computerized now. Can't be repaired. Eventually we'll run out of stuff from 1962 that can be.


    Yeah, that'll make Walmart, Lowes, General Motors, Caterpillar, RiteAid, Macys,...
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    Yeah, it's almost as capable as NCL from 1985 ...

    Yeah, it's almost as capable as NCL from 1985 ...
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    Could skip buildng a few littoral combat ships...

    Could skip buildng a few littoral combat ships that are so fucked up they can't put out to sea anyhow. Would save berth fees on them, too. That alone would probably pay for three neighborhoods a...
  17. ^ I don't know why you guys get all wrapped up in...

    ^ I don't know why you guys get all wrapped up in this ? Not a single person in Washington has any intention of addressing the underlying problems of the United States, e.g. the fact that the 750...
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    Antediluvian ! Gotta hand it to the germs, if...

    Antediluvian ! Gotta hand it to the germs, if they can make it unnecessarily complex, they will ...
  19. Well, you do point to a lot of crackpot...

    Well, you do point to a lot of crackpot "explanations". I haven't seen any factual discussion of why this is such a mess. All of it sounds logical -- until you look at the video of exit gates without...
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    So why are you giving advice to other people ? If...

    So why are you giving advice to other people ? If you've never owned one, then maybe don't hand out advice on buying and running them ?
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    Yeah ? So what ? The guy was pretty sharp, even...

    Yeah ? So what ? The guy was pretty sharp, even without a degree.
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    G's are not modal on a Dialog control ?

    G's are not modal on a Dialog control ?
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    Punch cards, pffft. Player pianos and organs use...

    Punch cards, pffft. Player pianos and organs use paper tape. Modern :D
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    Try this then, it's a little different ...

    Try this then, it's a little different

    https://youtu.be/UMwctRJcHcc

    If you like cnc and Ingersoll planer mills, you have to appreciate pipe organs :)
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    Why go halfway ? More parts, more better :) ...

    Why go halfway ? More parts, more better :)

    -*** / *- / -*-* / ****

    https://youtu.be/GCfqCiRvZA4
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