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|2 days 12 hours ago||I got an anonymous text from Idaho||
Saying that h0rny, sexy singles were waiting for me. BOISE, HERE I COME.
|3 days 10 hours ago||The fifth floor...||
...past the break room.
|4 days 12 hours ago||Thing is||
HTTV tastes about the same as a JJ's sandwich.
|4 days 12 hours ago||Same||
|4 days 12 hours ago||True||
Though the second year had a basketball/hockey preview as well.
|5 days 7 hours ago||And curse||
|5 days 8 hours ago||(No subject)|
|5 days 15 hours ago||Sorry about this thread - mods, feel free to ban me for awhile.||
Eh. No harm, no foul.
|1 week 2 days ago||Eh||
They kinda took one in '14: Ty Isaac.
|1 week 2 days ago||Quantification stuff?||
Sports is the last bastion of quantification.
|1 week 3 days ago||Tom Brady||
|1 week 4 days ago||I believe you meant||
|1 week 6 days ago||Done||
I honored Michigan's big rivalry win with a $52.14 donation.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Okay champ||
Thanks for your life lessons, oh wise member of the Class of '17. Tell us more of your travels.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Fun fact||
It takes 7 seconds to block an account. How long does it take you to reach 100 points?
|2 weeks 4 days ago||(No subject)|
|2 weeks 4 days ago||That was YOU?||
Huh. Who knew.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||I went to Utah||
And I left.
And I WENT BACK.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||I always enjoyed||
Back when I was modding on the regular, I always enjoyed when people would try to guess my politics based on what comments/threads I removed.
If you follow the MGoCrew on Twitter, you can get a feel for everyone's individual politics. And while results may vary, having known these guys personally, categorizing the group as a whole as having a "conservative bias" is quite the stretch.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Okay, one real comment||
There is a major difference between a thread being "relevant" and a thread being something that shouldn't be locked.
A totally on-topic thread can be deleted, and a totally off-topic thread can survive. It is, first and foremost, a matter of how people handle themselves therein. We've had threads with the word "Obama" in the title that were on topic and didn't stray into partisan crap, so they survived, and we've had the most innocuous=looking on-topic threads thrown into the volcano when people couldn't.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Some||
That's the problem: some individuals are capable of intelligent, respectful conversation. I might even go so far as "many" or "most." But if you give everyone in the room a taser and say "BUT NO HIJINKS, YOU GUYS," even though most people will comply, you only need a couple of jackasses before things devolve quickly.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||HEY||
You do NOT bring Ned Flanders into this. What did he ever do to you? Are you saying Flanders hates America???
|2 weeks 4 days ago||You know who else found things "frustrating"?||
|2 weeks 5 days ago||NSFMF||
Reply about the p-value being <1 and pointing to individual data points that contradict the hypothesis.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Same with PIPPA||
You don't wanna mess with the royal family.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||You're conflating legal outcome with guilt||
You can be treated by the law as "not guilty" and still be guilty of having committed that crime.
Try this experiment some time: walk into a convenience store and steal something, like a Tootsie Roll or a pack of gum. Then, after your perfect crime is complete, ask yourself two questions: am I guilty of petty larceny? And will I ever be convicted of petty larceny?
There is absolutely objective truth in the system. These are statutory crimes, with specific statutory elements. If you meet the elements, you are guilty of having committed that crime. You took the chattel of another with the intent to permenantly deprive the owner of that chattel. That's larceny, whether the court ever says so, or whether the store owner ever even knows.
And I have no idea how Double Jeopardy plays into this at all. The restriction on being tried twice is a Constitutional protection, not a logical protection. There is no logical reason a court couldn't try you for the same event twice, other than it being a dickish thing to do.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Two reminders||
1) Being charged doesn't mean you're actually guilty of anything.
2) Having charges dropped or reduced doesn't mean you AREN'T actually guilty of something.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Little bit of both||
For the other four, the Dram Shop lability requires that the over-serving be the proximate cause of damage or injury, which would be reeeeally hard to prove. But for the establishment that let the hammered, armed guy onto the premises and didn't intervene when the fight started, that's a much easier case.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Spoiler alert||
He wins a suit against Rush Street. He loses against the other four.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Laden or unladen?||
And is it an African or a European Falcon?