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    Thread: Deathbed Dilemmas
Post: RE: Deathbed Dilemmas

I liked your post fireball but you know what I mean there's nothing to like about it. Dom that sounds like a nice group of people.
skyking Philosophy and Ethics 25 163 7 hours ago
    Thread: Tom Cruise to star in a remake of an old Agatha Christie classic.
Post: RE: Tom Cruise to star in a remake of an old Agath...

then there's the whole space is chock full of fatal radiation for humans thing. We don't take hints well.
skyking Science, Engineering and Mathematics 1 36 Yesterday, 03:21 AM
    Thread: Deathbed Dilemmas
Post: RE: Deathbed Dilemmas

(10-15-2021, 10:38 PM)Fireball Wrote: I wonder sometimes what, if anything, girlyman did. I know if I chose an exit strategy as discussed, that I would do all in my power to make it look like a clum...
skyking Philosophy and Ethics 25 163 Yesterday, 02:35 AM
    Thread: Deathbed Dilemmas
Post: RE: Deathbed Dilemmas

me too Dom. Timing is everything.
skyking Philosophy and Ethics 25 163 10-15-2021, 09:52 PM
    Thread: Deathbed Dilemmas
Post: RE: Deathbed Dilemmas

My wife worked an ICU and observed that too. Sometimes grace is not easily found.
skyking Philosophy and Ethics 25 163 10-15-2021, 08:07 PM
    Thread: Coronavirus spreads. But don't panic! (topical thread)
Post: RE: Coronavirus spreads. But don't panic! (topica...

Annd she's off getting the booster and the flu shot. I got the flu and the first of two shingrix shingles vaccines yesterday. Standing by for Moderna's booster rollout.
skyking World News, Politics and Current Events 8,486 301,764 10-15-2021, 07:21 PM
    Thread: Nothingness
Post: RE: Nothingness

Imagines a Mel Brooks character yelling at god : " is this really the BEST that you could do?"
skyking Atheism & Theism 67 665 10-15-2021, 06:22 PM
    Thread: Deathbed Dilemmas
Post: RE: Deathbed Dilemmas

"I would have done or said anything to put a smile on his face at this time." Mission accomplished, that sounded sweet :) I find that most of my friends and family have loved ones who know how they f...
skyking Philosophy and Ethics 25 163 10-15-2021, 06:16 PM
    Thread: Coronavirus spreads. But don't panic! (topical thread)
Post: RE: Coronavirus spreads. But don't panic! (topica...

My wife messaged her rheumatologist about the booster for her. He said go for it! I am pleased for her.
skyking World News, Politics and Current Events 8,486 301,764 10-15-2021, 02:10 PM
    Thread: What are you doing right now?
Post: RE: What are you doing right now?

(10-11-2021, 09:30 PM)c172 Wrote: Studying wheelchair maintenance YouTubes. My left brake is in a position where it digs into my tire, even in the release position. Looking like I need to invest in ...
skyking Getting to Know You 9,225 515,687 10-14-2021, 05:41 AM
    Thread: New robots patrolling for 'anti-social behaviour' causing unease in Singapore street
Post: RE: New robots patrolling for 'anti-social behavio...

Yes this listening device is a horrible thing (sarcasm intended), what it does is detect the distinctive sound of gunfire it gives a direction and a time and if there's a couple of them you can triang...
skyking World News, Politics and Current Events 65 515 10-13-2021, 10:43 PM
    Thread: New robots patrolling for 'anti-social behaviour' causing unease in Singapore street
Post: RE: New robots patrolling for 'anti-social behavio...

I don't need a link to the device, I hear 50 gunshots in my neighborhood every 4th of July every Seahawks win, and happy new year's enjoy your lead poisoning. maybe some people don't have this in thei...
skyking World News, Politics and Current Events 65 515 10-13-2021, 09:37 PM
    Thread: New robots patrolling for 'anti-social behaviour' causing unease in Singapore street
Post: RE: New robots patrolling for 'anti-social behavio...

(10-13-2021, 08:16 PM)Tres Leches Wrote: Here's another real life story: One of my best friends is Ukrainian and lived in the Soviet Union. Her father had a typewriter and he had to register this wi...
skyking World News, Politics and Current Events 65 515 10-13-2021, 08:57 PM
    Thread: New robots patrolling for 'anti-social behaviour' causing unease in Singapore street
Post: RE: New robots patrolling for 'anti-social behavio...

(10-13-2021, 04:01 PM)Dom Wrote: (10-13-2021, 04:48 AM)skyking Wrote: I have nothing to fear from shot spotters and neither does any lawful person. They serve a purpose when 911 is called for shot...
skyking World News, Politics and Current Events 65 515 10-13-2021, 05:07 PM
    Thread: New robots patrolling for 'anti-social behaviour' causing unease in Singapore street
Post: RE: New robots patrolling for 'anti-social behavio...

I have nothing to fear from shot spotters and neither does any lawful person. They serve a purpose when 911 is called for shots fired, and they can triangulate the real location. There is no valid rea...
skyking World News, Politics and Current Events 65 515 10-13-2021, 04:48 AM
    Thread: New robots patrolling for 'anti-social behaviour' causing unease in Singapore street
Post: RE: New robots patrolling for 'anti-social behavio...

What can be misused will be. I see gerrymandering happening all over the country, where lines are quietly moved to disenfranchise whole swaths of people. Now imagine the same quiet manipulation of thi...
skyking World News, Politics and Current Events 65 515 10-12-2021, 06:23 PM
    Thread: Evidence of giants?
Post: RE: Evidence of giants?

Occam's Razor would dice all this salad up Toot Sweet!
skyking Off-topic 242 1,660 10-12-2021, 04:18 PM
    Thread: The IT Thread
Post: RE: The IT Thread

They have come a long way, but coffee still killed my chromebook today. you'd think Coffee-proof-ness would have been figured out long ago.
skyking Science, Engineering and Mathematics 83 9,552 10-12-2021, 04:28 AM
    Thread: Why was today a good day 2.0
Post: RE: Why was today a good day 2.0

today my wife got a message from her endocrinologist. "great news" was the subject. She has some lumps on her thyroid that have been troubling. They have done needle biopsies, ultrasounds, and it was ...
skyking Getting to Know You 126 14,091 10-12-2021, 04:12 AM
    Thread: What are you doing right now?
Post: RE: What are you doing right now?

warming up the large excavator, getting ready to do a little greasing and track adjusting.
skyking Getting to Know You 9,225 515,687 10-08-2021, 08:31 PM
    Thread: What are you doing right now?
Post: RE: What are you doing right now?

More poring over blueprints. The job starts Wednesday tentatively. Prepare to Prepare!
skyking Getting to Know You 9,225 515,687 10-07-2021, 08:38 PM
    Thread: What are you doing right now?
Post: RE: What are you doing right now?

looking at prints for the next job. 3/4 of a city block of apartment twin towers, 380 units.
skyking Getting to Know You 9,225 515,687 10-06-2021, 10:00 PM
    Thread: Facebook et al
Post: RE: Facebook et al

I seriously doubt that a bunch of malarkey, but if it's true there's a guy who's going to find a card key at home when he has all that time to look for it while he's out of a job.
skyking World News, Politics and Current Events 48 328 10-05-2021, 07:55 PM
    Thread: Facebook et al
Post: RE: Facebook et al

In this particular case the money vs. altruism thing fits. Money is not neutral here. They watched the profits drop when they curbed the hate and misinformation. As soon as they could they rolled back...
skyking World News, Politics and Current Events 48 328 10-05-2021, 02:56 PM
    Thread: Facebook et al
Post: RE: Facebook et al

@Alan V I look back at all the threats of government shutdown, the actual shutdowns, the self serving shenanigans that have nothing to do with the constituents over the decades of my personal observat...
skyking World News, Politics and Current Events 48 328 10-05-2021, 01:56 PM