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About DunderMifflin

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  1. Video Games: Dawn of Waaaaagh!

    You could flush on the Normandy
  2. Video Games: Dawn of Waaaaagh!

    I'm pretty well into ME:I and surprised it's getting such lackluster reviews. I dont have much complaint about the graphics. Something unique with them I can't put my finger on but the scenery feels a lot more like art than cold cgi. Some of the characters look off but most of them look great imo. I definately recommend customizing Ryder rather than the default face. The combat is probably the best of any ME. There are seemingly endless combos to learn and play around with and enough skill points to unlock them. The acting is overall great, plots are interesting enough so far. The game really gets better the farther you get. The relationships start to get more intense and I started getting some of that old mass effect excitement for the experience. If the original trilogy had a star wars feel this has a star trek feel, and I mean JJ versions of both those which isn't that huge of a difference. The crafting is great but so far it seems it suffers from what I hate about a lot of games with crafting, where you can find or buy equal or greater gear in the world for less effort/money/time than what you put into crafting it. Which imo tends to nullify crafting.
  3. NBA 2017: The Kings of Comedy

    I attribute the handling of Shaq directly on Orlando, he's on record saying he would have stayed if they paid him. He was in a great situation with penny hardaway. And I don't know how much trade demand power Kobe had as a recently drafted rookie to demand that the Lakers are the only team he would play for.
  4. NBA 2017: The Kings of Comedy

    Every dynasty has legends though. Championships are in part what puts someone in the top 5/10 greatest players. To me it seems like certain franchises have some sort of ethos that allows them to fully take advantage of any luck that comes their way and translate it into success. Where lesser franchises piss away their luck with mistakes.
  5. NBA 2017: The Kings of Comedy

    Which makes even current Laker or Celtic management look decent. Lakers are only a year removed from a giant courtesy contract for Kobe and Celtics seem to be playing better than their talent. Brad Stevens was a great move for them.
  6. NBA 2017: The Kings of Comedy

    But New York is/was a more desirable location than most other franchises outside of LA. Many of them have outperformed the Knicks over the years.
  7. NBA 2017: The Kings of Comedy

    I'd agree with the Lakers location automatically equals the top of the mountain logic if the Knicks weren't so trash for so long. But leveraging your location and reputation into talent hardly seems like a bad business move. Also I think the death of Len Bias had a devastating effect on Boston that extended longer than a year or two.
  8. NBA 2017: The Kings of Comedy

    Celtics and Lakers apparently are the only two franchises that can do it. Lakers probably have been better recently with their taking advantage of stupid expansion teams like Orlando (Shaq) and Charlotte (Kobe) Of course the KG/Ray Allen move was slick as well.
  9. Were Mao and Stalin Actually Socialists? (No True Scotsman)

    I didn't post it I just commented on it. I agree century+ old data doesn't say much but it got posted and I just mentioned the very first thing I noticed. Id probably even shorten that time frame. The further away you go beyond yesterday the more statistics become distorted by unknown or unmentioned factors. Other more or less obvious reasons i noticed were that one of the high points of equality according to the chart was a time of slavery, native American slaughtering, an unfathomable amount of land yet to be "Europeanized", and where the US wouldnt see income tax for another century. The highest point of trending towards equality has a starting point that coincides with the Great Depression. Also, it counts housing and food for slaves as part of a slaves wealth which renders the entire thing fishy for obvious reasons. The idea that a slave in America had it better than an English peasant is not going to get a lot of people on board, particularly with the modern day eat the rich crowd.
  10. NBA 2017: The Kings of Comedy

    I bet he could wipe the floor with Zach Lavine
  11. Were Mao and Stalin Actually Socialists? (No True Scotsman)

    According to that chart., to me it points more towards income tax irrelevancy.(or at least not the magic wand its being sold by some as) The first two periods of inequality according to the data provided occurred before the US had an income tax
  12. Were Mao and Stalin Actually Socialists? (No True Scotsman)

    Perhaps you were unclear on my plea. I said please stop it, not double down on the dick measuring contest
  13. Were Mao and Stalin Actually Socialists? (No True Scotsman)

    Cue the creation of a national emergency
  14. Were Mao and Stalin Actually Socialists? (No True Scotsman)

    If the the plan is to use income tax to pay off debt thats a whole other level of futile wtf-ness. And please layoff of the superior hubristic understanding of the budget, you look like someone who just read ayn rand for the first time.
  15. Were Mao and Stalin Actually Socialists? (No True Scotsman)

    No I'm not. Raising it as a concern is not an assumption. I'm not blatantly saying this in fact will happen. I honestly think that EVERY single government program could be paid for and exist as it does today several times over without any using any income tax. (This includes, schools, roads, welfare, all of it)