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Name: Steve
Gender: Male
Hometown: Florida
Home country: US
Current location: US
Member since: Sat Oct 16, 2004, 01:04 PM
Number of posts: 23,626

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No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry

http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/22/5926193/women-gaming-harassment

The article has some pretty horrible and NSFW words. A racist one. I think everyone needs to read this, because it's about sexism in general, also, IMHO.

World Of Warcraft Wedding Was A Cosplay Extravaganza

http://cosplay.kotaku.com/world-of-warcraft-wedding-was-a-cosplay-extravaganza-1629813516

You MUST see these pics, even if you hate WoW.

headphones with fantastic battery life, need recommendations

Headphones = I prefer USB connection but I can get an adapter. I need a wireless pair, so that's crucial.

Fantastic battery life = preferably several hours. Right now I have a Sennheiser headset, which is very comfy but damn, every 1.5 to 2 hours on wireless, I have to recharge them. I'd rather have wireless all day long, but I'll get what I can.

They need to be comfy for all day wearing. So many headphones/headsets aren't so good in that category.

Thanks for any help you can give me.

Atlantic: Tropical Depression Dolly ; Pacific: Tropical Storm Norbert

Atlantic:


Tropical Depression Dolly






Pacific:


Tropical Storm Norbert

How good is your memory ?

I chose the first option, but I exaggerate a tad.

to Raffi Ella for the online test: http://www.buzzfeed.com/perpetua/how-bad-is-your-memory

Only two things, that I can see, will cause such a revolution

1- "The Sixties" sprang out of the repressiveness of the fifties and earlier decades. Were those conditions to be replicated again, I could see a peaceful revolution.

2- The other, more likely condition is another true Great Depression. We barely avoided it in 2008-2009, but I fear it is coming in the next several years. Another true Great Depression = official unemployment figures of 25 percent, and that's not counting the under-employed and those who stopped looking for work.

What I fear is, the combination of a depression with right wing sentiment. I hope my fears are baseless.

Atlantic: Tropical Storm Dolly ; Pacific: Tropical Storm Norbert

Atlantic:

Tropical Storm Dolly



Last Updated 9/2/2014, 5:00:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)
Location 22.0N 97.0W Movement W at 12 mph
Wind 45 MPH Pressure: 1004 MB


Pacific:



Last Updated 9/2/2014, 5:00:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)
Location 18.5N 106.5W Movement N at 9 mph
Wind 40 MPH Pressure: 1004 MB

a minor rant: I'm really tired of reading posts arguing against white privilege

As most of you know, I'm a middle aged white guy. I've grown up in the South. Holy shit, if you deny white privilege, you are either 1) being willfully obtuse, either paid or unpaid; or 2) you have never ever met a person of color in your entire life or ever read or heard of their difficulties in this country. I think option #1 is the case in 99.99999999999999999% of cases.

If I'm THIS sick of reading those posts, I can just imagine how AA posters feel.



eta: I'm awaiting the deniers to arrive in CreekDog's thread any minute.

Citibank phishing scam in my inbox.....

As always, don't click on any links in the email and delete it. In case someone on DU doesn't know how to handle these phishing messages. HTH.

Steve

Do you have any good news today to share ?

I'm healthy. My son is healthy. Life is good.
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