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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-10-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Sorry-- I was trying to explain that this thread...

Sorry-- I was trying to explain that this thread is about torture. Not about being killed.

Yes I agree with you, there are plenty of humane ways to farm animals. Epeddy might call it "abuse"...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-10-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah, definitely. The life/death of wild animals...

Yeah, definitely. The life/death of wild animals is a low bar, and frankly a pretty good starting place imo.
Forum: Software & Technology 12-10-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24,015
Views: 5,621,149
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
cool pm me your steam.

cool pm me your steam.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-10-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
All in.

All in.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-10-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
So far, I found this series disappointing. The...

So far, I found this series disappointing. The pictures are nice and simple, but they usually don't illustrate the concepts. And then there are some big words.

Like a picture of some arrows and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-10-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Nope. I keep meaning to grab me some green eggs...

Nope. I keep meaning to grab me some green eggs and ham. Will do.


My core complaint is understanding. I think she understands talking animals, or at least has some interest in them? Though...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-10-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I think we should define "abuse" as torture. ...

I think we should define "abuse" as torture.

Probably there's some empathy stuff going on here. I can imagine being a farm animal, and sitting around eating grass until I become a fat teenager,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-10-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
:lol: That's where I am too. Actually more so...

:lol:
That's where I am too. Actually more so because Sredna is 2. Like I haven't read the story you're talking about, but just the phrase "Tabby McTat the busker's cat" is already insane. It...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-10-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
:bump: Baby is way older now. No real lessons...

:bump:
Baby is way older now. No real lessons learned. Still not sure what to do with it.

Just came here to complain--why are there no good toddler books? Like wtf? Doesn't basically everyone...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-10-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 103,461
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
To some degree definitely, it's no fun without...

To some degree definitely, it's no fun without chance. But there's a huge emotional difference between hoping to top-draw a dragon and hoping to draw a 2nd land.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-09-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
:lol: I recently went on a David Attenborough...

:lol:
I recently went on a David Attenborough binge, and among the take-home-messages is that basically is no matter where you run or hide, from the tallest mountain to the hottest dessert, be you...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-09-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
But does that result to more animals being...

But does that result to more animals being killed? I got to assume it somehow translates to cheaper meat but not sure of the theory. Also kind of moot for me anyway.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-09-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I don't know your friends or the religions they...

I don't know your friends or the religions they might follow, but it's probably true that people generally are less authentically "good" than rule abiding.

Anyway, a quick Google tells me that...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-09-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, there's no point in taking...

Ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, there's no point in taking it to an extreme.

You can be a better person without being a perfect person.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-09-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Maybe in the West. Vegetarianism and veganism...

Maybe in the West. Vegetarianism and veganism has been kicking around Buddhism and Hinduism for over a millennium at least.

Maybe it's spreading more recently because there are fewer Christians. ...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-09-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
That's a good point. You can buy "Certified...

That's a good point. You can buy "Certified Humane" dairy, but I don't know how humane that actually is. Also it's apparently difficult to find, unlike chicken.

I think what you're describing is...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-09-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 103,461
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Err, finally saved up enough gold for my first...

Err, finally saved up enough gold for my first draft. Lost one due to not understanding an ability (derp) and then later due to never drawing any plains. Gotta say winning/losing due to mana is a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-08-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
One thing I think people forget: When we choose...

One thing I think people forget:
When we choose not to eat meat, not only are these animals not killed, they're also never born. Eating meat is a way of giving them life, weirdly.

The downside...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-07-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24,015
Views: 5,621,149
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
DOH. I've apparently been subscribed to Humble...

DOH. I've apparently been subscribed to Humble Bundle for months now.

Uh. Does anyone want a bunch of random games, including Hollow Knight and 7 Days and some random AAA crap?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-07-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 103,461
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfUQMFCcmKQ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfUQMFCcmKQ

I haven't actually had the patience to watch this video.

The only thing that comes to mind is that if they start matching you against other good...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-07-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 103,461
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Dunno but google tells me it's going to change...

Dunno but google tells me it's going to change completely in a couple days anyway. Lots of nerds are really upset about the number of games that happen in a match.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-06-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 293,427
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yes, supposedly, they're charging them Uber...

Yes, supposedly, they're charging them Uber rates. I don't see why it matters. I mean, I guess it's interesting if they lose their test-rats customers... but to your larger question, is it...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-06-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 103,461
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah, agree with this. I'll probably get sick of...

Yeah, agree with this. I'll probably get sick of it eventually, but right now it's a lot of fun.

-Everyday I have a quest (cast 40 red spells).

-So I pick one my red decks. (you start with...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-06-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 21,826
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Something I kind of wish I had told my...

Something I kind of wish I had told my 20-something self:

"If working at a bank or an insurance company sounds really boring, it's probably because it is."
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-06-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 103,461
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Well, I'd at least consider rotating it for...

Well, I'd at least consider rotating it for duress/divest since they cost the same. It's pretty great to scrap a card that your opponent really needs. Though erasure looks even better though I can...
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