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by Soi Dog
Fri May 15, 2015 6:21 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Was Marx right?
Replies: 78
Views: 9603

Re: Was Marx right?

...let's look at the US. The infrastructure is crumbling, healthcare is expensive and overloaded, university is prohibitively expensive for most, highest population in prison in the world. And let's not talk about the environment, that's an inconvenient truth for most. Doesn't sound happy to me, an...
by Soi Dog
Thu May 14, 2015 12:54 am
Forum: The Rest Of The World
Topic: Kim Jong-un purges top officials with anti-aircraft fire
Replies: 3
Views: 1163

Re: Kim Jong-un purges top officials with anti-aircraft fire

I heard he was a man of high caliber.
by Soi Dog
Mon May 11, 2015 12:50 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Club of the Banned
Replies: 29
Views: 5152

Re: Club of the Banned

Find a new one. You're shitty at this one. Admin - time to initiate a trial period for new posters. Let their first few dozen posts require admin review and approval before they get posted into the forum. And you have to be quicker to ban sock puppet accounts immediately once discovered without eng...
by Soi Dog
Sun May 10, 2015 6:14 am
Forum: Newsworthy
Topic: HE & Sam Rainsy make a list of insults to avoid
Replies: 6
Views: 1618

Re: HE & Sam Rainsy make a list of insults to avoid

How about phrases like "racist cocksucker" or "corrupt dictator"? Are they allowed in local political discourse?
by Soi Dog
Sat May 09, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: Ask the Expats (Questions & Answers)
Topic: Railroad To Snookyville
Replies: 21
Views: 4234

Re: Railroad To Snookyville

Cowshed Cowboy wrote: Didn't Warren Buffet take a big stake in U.S. freight railroad in the recent past, he can usually spot a good long term play.
He bought an entire railway and has all but locked in the rail transport of the entire oil-shale fracking output in the Dakotas.
by Soi Dog
Sat May 09, 2015 12:18 am
Forum: Asinine Arena (Enter at Your Own Risk)
Topic: If You Have Something Random to Say About Khmer440.com
Replies: 1643
Views: 171632

Re: If You Have Something Random to Say About Khmer440.com

How very dare you ! The English have some of the best humour in the world. It is not our fault if it is too subtle for you over the pond to understand. Time and again we create classics like Are You Being Served, Ab Fab, Faulty Towers (ffs)... You call the humour in those shows subtle? :facepalm:
by Soi Dog
Fri May 08, 2015 8:23 am
Forum: Newsworthy
Topic: They should have just bet on Pacquiao instead
Replies: 4
Views: 1273

They should have just bet on Pacquiao instead

Eleven busted in gambling house sting Thu, 7 May 2015 Buth Reaksmey Kongkea Eleven men accused of illegal gambling offences are expected to face court today after being snared in a police raid on a gaming house in Kandal province’s Takhmao town. The suspects, including three Chinese nationals, were...
by Soi Dog
Fri May 08, 2015 7:46 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Robotic China... the end to cheap labor jobs?
Replies: 23
Views: 5779

Re: Robotic China... the end to cheap labor jobs?

Back on topic again . . . . :popcorn: Isaac Asimov's "Three Laws of Robotics" 1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First...
by Soi Dog
Thu May 07, 2015 8:24 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Robotic China... the end to cheap labor jobs?
Replies: 23
Views: 5779

Re: Robotic China... the end to cheap labor jobs?

Why wouldn't they try to lower costs? OD is asking why Google would want to lower costs for iphones specifically, which belong to their competitor, Apple. Silly question, really. The answer is that getting into the business of designing and building robots capable of such fine and delicate manufact...