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41) Message boards : Politics : I have been slimed.. (Message 1343389)
Posted 406 days ago by Profile dancer42
it takes 10 pound of vegetable matter to make 1 lb of beef

so vegetarian to beef would be about ten to one

for pigs it is 3 lb of veg to 1 lb of meat

kangaroo don't know anybody got a number lol.
42) Message boards : Politics : Firearms. Who or what is dangerous? (Message 1343194)
Posted 407 days ago by Profile dancer42
Such as when you find your spouse in bed with another person? Jealousy is a requirement for that. Not everyone is jealous.


P.S.-rut roh! Did you just make an argument for socialistic treatment of male/female relations?!?


P.P.S.-I think Scooby Doo is even realer than Spock. ;)

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as to the spock scooby-doo argument I I say more scooby-snacks a.k.a.

ganja goo balls would lead to less violance.
43) Message boards : Politics : Independents' thread for discussing gun issues (Message 1343188)
Posted 407 days ago by Profile dancer42
it seems to me that printable guns are most dangerous to regimes that have high

militant dissident population, this may be far more dangerous to the Arab world

than it is to us, infighting among Arab factions and the lack of sophisticated

imaging detectors make finding them harder.

I guess that the thing to look for will be tested designs that are small

concealable and powerful at close range, quiet would be good to.
44) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions (Message 1343177)
Posted 407 days ago by Profile dancer42
So I'm not the only one wondering if some deny the true seriousness of the problem faced by the human race.

I'm not sure if they deny the seriousness of the problem or if they have been hoodwinked by the simplistic propaganda that all can be fixed with a single wave of a wind powered/solar powered magic wand.

T.A.

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the first thing needed are good models for weather prediction, the current

estimate is 1200 peteflops to produce a weather map for the world 1 week out.

at this time no one has that kind of computer power with the possible exception

of the nsa.

one week out is not nearly good enough to start monkeying with the weather to

promote global cooling.

thankfully the world will not end tomorrow if we don't do something

imeaditately, though soon is good.

wind, tidal, solar, and nuclear are just part of a solution, the vary nature of

the infrastructure that allows us to live as we do will need to be re examined

and made more efficient so that everyone can live at a similar level without

destroying the planet.

so nobody is denying that there is a problem but it did not get broken over

night nor will it be fixed over night.

that being said what can you do?

build a monster gaming machine with grate gpu's so when the realy large weather

models are written you can help run them.


45) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions (Message 1342923)
Posted 407 days ago by Profile dancer42
wind mills are by their vary nature poorly designed to directly produce electricity.

wind mills are best suited to high Torque low rpm variable applications.

(peak wind is coming) assumes the worst possible outcome of badly designed wind

mills and while making some valid points grossly over estimates the difficulty

of generating large amounts of wind power.

I have long promoted the idea of using wind mills to pump water back up behind

hydro dams for a second or third pass through the water turbines.


46) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions (Message 1342879)
Posted 408 days ago by Profile dancer42
Corn is not a native plant on the prairie, and wont grow at all without man's help. It is also a very inefficient way to get ethanol.

I'm sure the top soil was much deeper before the invention of the disc harrow and the subsequent dust bowl.


silly where do you think corn came from

Many thousands of years ago, the Pawnees and the Apaches planted corn, beans,

squash, melons, and tobacco.

both tribes known to inhabit south to Midwest

corn was unknown in Europe until after Columbus.
47) Message boards : Politics : so·cial·ism (Message 1342649)
Posted 408 days ago by Profile dancer42
first just so you know food stamps are issued by the department of agriculture and are in fact an aid to farmers.
48) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions (Message 1342287)
Posted 410 days ago by Profile dancer42
i have personally see greenbrier roots on an eroded bank go down more than 30 feet.
49) Message boards : Politics : DEAD. Murder? usa internet LAW REFORM REQUIRED! (Message 1342286)
Posted 410 days ago by Profile dancer42
in the us copy write if you follow the rules and recopy write is for ever.

so copy write law in the us badly needs an overhaul.

the music industry is literally running out of new note configurations that are

copy writable.

this is not about piracy it is about loss of control.

the powers that be in this country do not what to loss control damn the cost

or even what it does to the economy,if it disrupts business and makes research

impossible that is ok too.
50) Message boards : Politics : Independents' thread for discussing gun issues (Message 1342147)
Posted 410 days ago by Profile dancer42
Ok I watched bill and I must say he made the point elegantly.

so where do we go from here?

congress needs to be called every time they breach the constitution.

their oaths of office need to be questioned every time they do these things.

I just get tired of doing that.

I an vary frustrated that I have to go back time and time again to try to stop

things that the oath of office should stop.
51) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: DENIAL (Message 1341641)
Posted 411 days ago by Profile dancer42
opps that was debatable not detectable
52) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions (Message 1341637)
Posted 411 days ago by Profile dancer42
Silphium laciniatum can send roots down 9-14 feet
53) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions (Message 1341517)
Posted 412 days ago by Profile dancer42
the grasses can send roots down 30 feet or ten meters, some shrubs and small

trees 60 to 90 feet down, for red oak and cottonwood up to 300 feet down

returning bad farmland to prairie is happening is a lot of places as the prairie

is more productive for grazing than it was as farmland.

there are a number of federal and state programs to assist in this as well as a

few foundations.
54) Message boards : Politics : Japan Whale Slaughter 2012 - 2013 (Message 1341515)
Posted 412 days ago by Profile dancer42
Piracy [ˈpaɪrəsɪ]
n pl -cies
1. (Law) Brit robbery on the seas within admiralty jurisdiction
2. (Transport / Nautical Terms) a felony, such as robbery or hijacking, committed aboard a ship or aircraft
3. the unauthorized use or appropriation of patented or copyrighted material,
ideas, etc.

Perhaps the judge thought they were using copyrighted material illegally ?
55) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions (Message 1341512)
Posted 412 days ago by Profile dancer42
Do what you individually can, co2 is neither the entire problem or answer.

educate your self as to what we collectively know choose a piece that you

think you can enjoy working on and dive in.

If you do not enjoy what you are doing it will be much harder to stick to it long

enough to make any difference.

the science of modeling weather far enough out to model climate remediation is

not here yet, but it is coming.

until we know what will work starting massive projects to change things is silly.

if you are good with your hands do the things you can around the house to waste

less.

if your are not good with your hands learn.

if you are really not good with your hands garden and trade vegetables to a

neighbor how is.

you can increase your quality of life while using less they are not mutually

exclusive.

the big thing here is to think about what you are doing, think about what you

want to do and figure out how not only how to do it best but with less.
56) Message boards : Politics : Firearms. Who or what is dangerous? (Message 1341510)
Posted 412 days ago by Profile dancer42
no doubt you are correct but so far I have not and as a matter of personal choice

I would rather take my self out rather than become such a loss cannon.

I take responsibility for my actions rather than blame my childhood or society.

and for though's that are weak get strong I did it can be done.

even if your brain chemistry is off enough to make you crazy this too can be over

come to some extent, how you live is choice if there is to much stress do

something else.
57) Message boards : Politics : Firearms. Who or what is dangerous? (Message 1341495)
Posted 412 days ago by Profile dancer42
I am 53 and as an adult I have never thrown a punch in anger though several times

I have stopped violence that was in front of me, even when it scared the piss out

of me.

I do not claim to be a paragon of virtue, but I have been willing to do what I

can to protect the little piece of the world I live in.

big answers are for someone else.

I feel that if more people would do the say the world would be a nicer place.

can you say the same?

58) Message boards : Politics : so·cial·ism (Message 1341494)
Posted 412 days ago by Profile dancer42
three things determine what a job is worth

1 there is grate responsibility

i.e. I decide 3 things a year but they will make or brake a fortune 500 company.

2 the job is nasty or dangerous and a premium must be payed to get anyone to do them

i.e. I drive a dynamite truck.

3 there is a need for specialized knowledge

i.e. I am a doctor.

yes many people work hard for low pay but they can choose to change their

situation by doing or preparing to do one of the above three things.


I'm sorry, but that's a bit naive. Perhaps a kinder way of putting it is "Well, that sounds about the way it should be (maybe), but not how it works out in reality."

1) My (final) decisions affect the lives of about 100-120 people twice a year. The decisions made by me and my colleagues are to submit subpar/negative reports for 30-40% of those people. Think that's not a big deal? Dig deeper. My/our decisions impact the future earning power of each and every one of those people.

2) Nice example. But you said nasty, as well as dangerous. So, janitors make what dynamite truck drivers do, or something close?

I thought not.

3) When someone with more years of experience, more years of specialized knowledge, and good evaluations from superiors as well as the ones served, but someone else with the same specialization in the same region/area but with less of both experience and level of knowledge can make more their first year than the better qualified at a nearby similar place of employ? Disgusting.


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1 and likely you make more than the 100-120 you judge

2 I have worked many jobs that in one way or another were unpleasant and payed a

premium because others would not or could not work them

3 collective bargaining and federal regulation have made what you say some what

true but a doctor is still going to make more than a janitor.
59) Message boards : Politics : Prez is Good, Real Good. You've Won. Time to Get 'er Done. (Message 1341491)
Posted 412 days ago by Profile dancer42
O I believe him but as I say even with, 42 cents out of each dollar spent will be

borrowed.
60) Message boards : Politics : Prez is Good, Real Good. You've Won. Time to Get 'er Done. (Message 1341486)
Posted 412 days ago by Profile dancer42
he made a deal 2 years ago for his tax increases by offering the sequester

now he is crying foul on his own deal?

even with the sequester 42 cents out of each dollar spent will be borrowed.



ps thanks for the correction


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