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5/10/2020 10:21:09 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
Topic: Humor
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Ok, this has been driving me crazy for seven movies now, and I know you're going to roll your eyes, but hear me out: Harry Potter should have carried a 1911.

5/8/2020 11:46:18 AM
Topic: News: Omaha
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I'm a big fan of the place, Ash selectes some incredible beer choices. Got to enjoy some excellent Sun Reaper from Toppling Goliath yesterday!

5/7/2020 8:24:05 PM
Topic: Music
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Just a really cool version of Times Like These,  performed by a whole bunch of people quarantined at home. Also Dave Grohl and Tyler Hawkins playing the drums on a... Lava Lamp. Very strange that, but very good the song. 

5/2/2020 2:31:06 PM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
Topic: News: Omaha
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In their foolish hurry to open while covid 19 cases are still increasing at a terrifying rate in Nebraska, they spread the virus even more than it was spreading. This lead to "The Mutation", which is recounted to his grandchildren years later, as detailed below: 

4/30/2020 11:06:15 AM
Topic: Windows
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Enjoying the awesome new Windows Terminal? But run into weird issues once in a while where you type exit and instead of the window closing, it gives you this message: [process exited with code ####] Turns out that's by design for some reason. There's a way to stop that with a profile setting named closeOnExit so that it always closes on exit.

4/29/2020 11:24:00 AM
Topic: Humor
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You have to be old enough to remember Abbott and Costello, and too old to REALLY understand computers, to fully appreciate this.

4/26/2020 10:29:10 PM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
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If we accept all the Star Wars films as the same canon (as it seems we must) then a lot that happens in the original films has to be reinterpreted in the light of the prequels. As we now know, the rebel Alliance was founded by Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Bail Organa. What can readily be deduced is that their first recruit, who soon became their top field agent, was R2-D2.

4/14/2020 8:02:19 AM
Topic: Announcements
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MessageBase is helping find a cure for COVID-19 by dedicating its extra computer power to fold protein chains with Folding@Home.

4/7/2020 3:33:05 PM
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JSON has a weird text format. Here's how to easily convert to it from a C# DateTime:

3/30/2020 4:46:44 PM
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So, you get AOE2-DE installed, and you're all excited to play it, and the first thing you see is this:

3/19/2020 12:41:03 PM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
Topic: [NewsFeed]
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Democrats when asked to vote for Sanders:

3/10/2020 6:58:28 PM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
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Kzinti were mentioned for the first time since the animated series!

3/10/2020 11:09:58 AM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
Topic: Music
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Want to make your own music with VST plugins and modern UI without paying hundreds if not thousands of dollars? Let alone having to mess with overly locked down software? Behringer is coming up with an opened up, free solution! 

3/4/2020 8:42:36 PM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
Topic: [NewsFeed]
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Just when the little one was really starting to take off, the coronavirus put the kibosh on the whole thing. 

3/4/2020 5:35:19 PM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
Topic: News: Omaha
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Several reports of HyVee doing a dirty underhanded way of cutting down employees in Omaha and other cities. 

3/4/2020 8:00:45 AM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
Topic: [NewsFeed]
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Instead of smoothing out the market, the surprise rate cut yestersday instead spooked investors, causing stock prices to fall even further. Panic is not a good look for the Fed. They are used to managing Demand Shocks, not Supply Shocks. Rate cuts won't increase factory output.

3/4/2020 6:47:08 AM
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3/3/2020 10:32:58 PM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
Topic: [NewsFeed]
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Until the 1980s, big companies in America tended to take a paternalistic attitude toward their workforce. Many corporate CEOs took pride in taking care of everyone who worked at their corporate campuses. Business leaders loved to tell stories about someone working their way up from the mailroom to a C-suite office.

3/3/2020 10:05:37 PM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
Topic: [NewsFeed]
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AN ASTEROID capable of ending human civilisation if it hits will approach our planet in April, NASA's asteroid trackers have confirmed.

3/3/2020 9:52:59 PM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
Topic: [NewsFeed]
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A black hole about 390 million light-years away has caused the biggest eruption ever seen in the universe. The supermassive black hole sits at the center of a galaxy located in the Ophiuchus galaxy cluster. Its eruption was about five times greater than the last record-holder. 

3/3/2020 9:31:03 PM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
Topic: [NewsFeed]
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Despite many decades of study the physical origin of 'dark matter' (DM) in the Universe remains elusive. In this letter we calculate the properties of a completely new DM candidate—Bose–Einstein condensates formed from a recently discovered bosonic particle in the light-quark sector, the ${{d}}^{* }({\rm{2380}})$ hexaquark. In this first study, we show stable ${d}^{\ast }(2380)$ Bose–Einstein condensates could form in the primordial early universe, with a production rate sufficiently large that they are a plausible new candidate for DM. Some possible astronomical signatures of such DM are also presented.

3/2/2020 9:43:10 PM
Posted By: Dan Taub
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1. COINTELPRO Techniques for dilution, misdirection and control of a internet forum
2. Twenty-Five Rules of Disinformation
3. Eight Traits of the Disinformationalist
4. How to Spot a Spy (Cointelpro Agent)
5. Seventeen Techniques for Truth Suppression
 

Hi!
3/1/2020 7:23:43 PM
Posted By: Dan Taub
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I'm new here, just wanted to say hi. Been looking for a newer place with more freedom of expression. Looks good so far.

2/29/2020 7:10:42 PM
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A day that rarely happens. Still seems weird that 20 years ago, in 2000, there was not a February 29th since it was a new millennium. 

2/29/2020 2:43:52 PM
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Have been on a serious productive run on adding features to MessageBase, hope you enjoy!

2/28/2020 10:02:51 AM
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An old book I read in the late 1970s which I really liked and may have been the inspiration for the devices used in the Stargate TV and book series. This book is actually the third book in a series, but I highly recommend reading this one first. With the backstory more developed, it makes this one more impressive on first read, then makes the preceding books much better.

1/31/2020 8:27:53 PM
Posted By: Test Dude
Topic: Weird stuff
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1/21/2020 3:56:53 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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Reminds me of that ancient story where Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella traveled to the peak of Kangchenjunga, the highest mountain in India, with 270 trained mules carrying suppliees for a support team of thousands of trained computer software technicians.

1/19/2020 4:51:03 PM
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So one of the cool old places on the Internet is not designed to be accessed from a web browser. ISCA BBS. This is from the EARLY days of the Internet when it was text-only and you have to access it with a text-only client called TELNET. ISCA BBS is old, and still exists, and a lot of people still hang out there. But now, you can access it via a browser!!

1/16/2020 6:22:20 PM
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THE VISITORS FROM PLANET VETA