User Profile: ThorLoser


Member Since: September 05, 2010


  • [3] August 30, 2014 at 1:54pm

    I’m confused. The headline doesn’t mention that he was black or unarmed. It should be something like, “Unarmed black man beaten with pole in front of his young child goes to jail”.

  • August 23, 2014 at 12:12pm

    There isn’t a bag in it is there? Thanks for the correction! My bad!

    Still, this is gonna make for some great show segments =)

  • August 23, 2014 at 2:15am

    A new candidate for the douche-bag hall of fame? =)

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  • [19] August 1, 2014 at 5:06am

    If you are a 33 year old mother of five and a trio of ignorant kids can ruin your day with naught but words, then I dare say you’ve lived a blessed life at the expense of learning what the rest of us figured out on day one of middle school. When you let the opinion of others effect your view of yourself to the point that you wind up crying in shame, then you are doing it wrong. If you truly love and accept yourself and you truly believe that the stretch marks are a good trade for bearing children then shame is the last thing you would feel in that situation.

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  • [3] July 28, 2014 at 4:34pm

    “Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) nominated him for a Noble Peace Prize.”

    Similar to the Nobel Peace Prize, but even better!

  • July 22, 2014 at 9:35pm

    Yes, they do make money, just by having the add appear on the page, no need to click. An “image” of your browser is taken when you visit the blaze. If you later purchase a product or service from another site which uses the browser fingerprinting, then they know you have also been to the blaze, so the blaze gets a portion of the ad revenue.

  • [14] July 20, 2014 at 5:30pm

    Not really. It *was* stolen, she is just the person who has been accused of stealing it. She has not been allegedly arrested, allegedly charged… she was actually arrested and actually charged. She was not arrested for or charged with allegedly stealing it, she was arrested for and charged with actually stealing it. She has not yet been tried or convicted is all. There is no crime called *alleged* robbery, *alleged* murder, etc… An allegation is made and based on that allegation along with other evidence an arrest may be made and charges may be filed.

  • [217] July 20, 2014 at 12:44pm

    I’m getting tired of the term allegedly.

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  • [5] July 20, 2014 at 12:30am

    The loose cigarettes sold are often RYO (Roll Your Own) and haven’t been taxed. It’s legal to roll them for your own consumption, but illegal to sell them. Rolling your own, they cost about 63 cents for a pack of 20 as opposed to the anywhere from $5 to $12 here in the states. They are aggressively trying to shut down the ability to roll your own all over the country right now.

  • [2] July 11, 2014 at 12:17am

    I live in the area. The sheriffs here are very good. They stop and talk to ya, talk to your kids, calm, collected, use common sense and don’t just show up to fill out paperwork and clean up the mess. Now ya head south a few miles and it’s a different story as you get to the areas filled with apartment complexes and government housing projects.

  • July 4, 2014 at 10:23pm

    I could be wrong, but it sure looks to me like he’s punching the shoulder and upper arm of the arm she is using to grab him with, not her head or face. If so, the technique is certainly effective and looks worse than it actually is.

    If I’m wrong and he’s hitting the head and face area it’s not only too much force, but ineffective at that. If you use ineffective force, I call it brutality.

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  • [1] June 29, 2014 at 5:13pm

    1924 was the end of the last caliphate. It is not just a medieval Islamic state.

  • June 27, 2014 at 12:50pm

    If we aren’t careful, they’ll pen a letter to the editor.

  • [-1] June 24, 2014 at 2:03pm

    correlation is not causation

  • [3] June 22, 2014 at 11:55am

    I agree with Obama on this one. Using the same logic, however, it’s up to citizens to defend themselves against violent criminals in the US as well, rather than wait on the police.

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  • [4] June 18, 2014 at 11:47pm

    You beat me to it *grin*

  • [21] June 18, 2014 at 11:45pm

    Well, I suppose they need to change the name of the state of Oklahoma now. I’m Choctaw and Oklahoma means “red people”.

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  • [4] June 14, 2014 at 2:04am

    SOX is for publicly traded companies and (some) non-profits with two parts of the act affecting private and public companies with regard to whistle-blower protection and something else that I can’t recall at the moment, it is not a legal requirement for governmental agencies, but it has often been argued that it should be or that some type similar regulation should be enforced. External auditing could prove problematic with some data, for example, but complete reliance on internal auditing alone is also not a great idea.

  • [20] June 2, 2014 at 7:24pm

    So essentially, 6 terrorists were released, there was no trade at all.

  • [4] May 8, 2014 at 1:21pm

    There are two different basic types of video image capture, one saves the color data of every pixel in every frame of a video so that each individual frame is its own complete image. This is a lot of data and takes a lot of processing power, disk space and so on. To make life easier, equipment more affordable, make better use of storage space and so on, there are various ways to compress video. The basic concept is to take a full picture which has all data (a P Frame) and then only save the data on the pixels that changed until the next P Frame is taken. So, you wind up with a full image, then partial images until the next full image. The brightness of the passing car lights temporarily washed out the person who was in motion and made the camera think there was no real change in the image, so it only saved *some* of the pixel changes caused by the man walking and not others. This caused an artifact where the person blurs, then is no longer saved at all in new images.