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by TheCatt
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: General Stuff
Topic: Electric Car Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2905

Electric Car Thread

186417 PCs have valuable resources in them as well, where are they going? Barely. You're comparing panning for gold vs mining for gold. EV car batteries are a large enough target to make the process efficient. Tesla: Recycling makes it cheaper to make new batteries: https://www.greencarreports.com/...
by TheCatt
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: General Stuff
Topic: Immigration
Replies: 496
Views: 30381

Immigration

Leisher wrote:Qr Bbpost When does he "escape" from custody never to be seen again?

Agreed.
by TheCatt
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Grammys
Replies: 12
Views: 298

Grammys

I like some rap, I like some electronica, I like some Moby. I don't like a fair amount of EDM cu it feels like you should be rolling to enjoy it.
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Books (Does anyone still read?)
Topic: The Witcher
Replies: 52
Views: 1819

The Witcher

GORDON wrote:Qr Bbpost It's a good show, worth watching , but not as good as GoT, as I've heard said. Just feels a little less .... Serious?

Overall I enjoyed the journey, but I feel like we didn't get the destination.
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: General Stuff
Topic: Electric Car Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2905

Electric Car Thread

186408 We have to pay to dispose of electronics safely, so they end up in landfills. And even when we pay to have them taken care of properly, they are still shipped overseas and end up in landfills. I refer you to the CFL again. "$20 for a light bulb?!" "Yes, but it will last for 20...
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Tech stuff
Topic: Flying, and the TSA
Replies: 56
Views: 2538

Flying, and the TSA

GORDON wrote:Qr Bbpost I saw a blurb once... "If everyone in the room is wearing a suit, the guy in the t-shirt and jeans is probably the boss."

I've read that too, but I've never really seen it, except Steve Jobs. And then it was a turtleneck.

I'm often the only one at my work wearing shorts.
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Tech stuff
Topic: Flying, and the TSA
Replies: 56
Views: 2538

Flying, and the TSA

I got upgraded again for Friday's flight. I'm going to have to buy nice clothes just to fit in.

Oooooo, I just got a Bain Capital sweater, that'll work.
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: General Stuff
Topic: Electric Car Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2905

Electric Car Thread

186402 How many battery companies that the government funded are now gone/bankrupt? It's a scam and I don't like paying for it. This is a terrible take. Failure happens. in Science, in Markets, etc. 186402 What's happening to all these batteries that are ending up in landfills? Tesla recycles its b...
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Internet Links
Topic: Today's Moron Champion
Replies: 763
Views: 40817

Today's Moron Champion

Leisher wrote:Qr Bbpost I just...I just can't.

If this is real and not a troll job, there's little hope for the human race.

Agree.
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Sports Blah
Topic: NFL
Replies: 8897
Views: 238282

NFL

Circuit Judge Michael Usan agreed to let Brown travel freely within the United States so he can fulfill contractual obligations. Instead of wearing an ankle GPS monitor, Brown, 31, will have to check in with court personnel daily.

I wonder if he will.
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: General Stuff
Topic: The government spying thread
Replies: 221
Views: 16981

The government spying thread

186390 We told a telecom-ish product to the UK, and they had all sorts of restrictions, and one of them was that no employee from our company could enter the room where production stuff ran, or use a terminal that connected to it. You had to tell someone, one room over, what to do, without being ab...
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: General Stuff
Topic: Electric Car Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2905

Electric Car Thread

Leisher wrote:Qr Bbpost
TheCatt wrote:Qr Bbpost The "antitax" Republicans want to stick it too EVs cuz those aren't their voters.


I agree, but again, please explain all the Democrat taxes. For example, I guess their voters don't use PCs?

Democrats have never said they are anti-tax. Or anti-government regulation.
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: General Stuff
Topic: The government spying thread
Replies: 221
Views: 16981

The government spying thread

You would think that would eliminate them. We told a telecom-ish product to the UK, and they had all sorts of restrictions, and one of them was that no employee from our company could enter the room where production stuff ran, or use a terminal that connected to it. You had to tell someone, one room...
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: General Stuff
Topic: Wuhan Virus
Replies: 22
Views: 111

Wuhan Virus

Leisher wrote:Qr Bbpost Hong Kong is closing its borders to China.

Friend of mine is in Singapore now (living there 2 years). He says that if anyone has gone to China they have to quarantine for 2 weeks before they can go out in public.
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Grammys
Replies: 12
Views: 298

Grammys

Eh, would have liked to see the whole song. Unfamiliar with his music.
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Books (Does anyone still read?)
Topic: Under the Skin (2013)
Replies: 1
Views: 14

Under the Skin (2013)

As long as attractive women get naked, I'm in
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: General Stuff
Topic: Electric Car Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2905

Electric Car Thread

I'm generally in favor of the government promoting various technologies. It doesn't always work out, but that's science.

The "antitax" Republicans want to stick it too EVs cuz those aren't their voters.
by TheCatt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Tech stuff
Topic: Flying, and the TSA
Replies: 56
Views: 2538

Flying, and the TSA

Well, I got upgraded to First Class so that's kinda awesome.

Weird how poor everyone getting on after me looks.
by TheCatt
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: General Stuff
Topic: Electric Car Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2905

Electric Car Thread

Cakedaddy wrote:Qr Bbpost would agree with a proposal that you can submit mileage reports showing low use, thus lowering the bill.

More bureaucracy!
by TheCatt
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: General Stuff
Topic: Electric Car Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2905

Electric Car Thread

186359 That's going to cost me an extra 2¢ per mile, when I drive approx 12,000 miles per year. It costs me about $3 per normal commuting day to charge up, which equates to about 70 miles per equivalent gallon of gasoline, at current gas prices. This new tax will bring my cost efficiency down to ap...

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