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Not to be too biased or anything, but I mod




I also really like


The userbases on all of these communities are a little smaller, but steady and the vibe is more positively authentic than Reddit alternatives.

Oh and !simpsonsshitposting

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Weird that I had to wait so long for it to be clam free.

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How long does it normally take to build a pier for offloading commercial cargo?

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What’s the reasonable cost for a pier like this?

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It would still have a cost, just paid for from a different source. I was curious how much a pier of this kind is supposed to actually cost, but I misunderstood, and see you were making an entirely different point unrelated to that.

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Is that normally how long piers of this type and size take for the military?

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The bridge was usable after 4 weeks then?

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It says built in 13 hours but usable for traffic in 4 weeks, and I am trying to parse that.

There was a temporary pontoon bridge then, and then a more permanent bridge for traffic built? I ask because pictures I initially saw were quite larger than the initial bridge, which made me question the within a day time.

I suppose it depends if the Gaza pier is closer to the first than the second. While the Gaza pier is described as temporary, it seems built to handle high and continuous cargo traffic. I imagine constructing such a platform which is also seaworthy enough to be towed requires more tasks than a single lane pontoon bridge. I also wonder how much of the Gaza pier had to be adapted and customized compared to pre-fabricated bridge segments.

Given the difference in type of work, and prefabricated material I wonder if 4 weeks is reasonable or not still. An example of similar maritime construction would be useful I suppose.

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I’m aware of the implication. I’m trying to find out if it’s reasonable. Two military projects completed at different speeds is partially compelling, but then I find it less compelling looking at the differences.

I honestly don’t know if a month to build this project is reasonable or not. I’m poking at reactions to find out.

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I’ve heard Homeworld Emergence (formerly Homeworld Cataclysm) is quite good. It started as an expansion pack for the first game but kept expanding until it was a standalone game.

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In regards to unmasking the Breen and removing the mystery, I think back to the words of Spock: "After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after all as wanting."

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He's like a Russian MandaloreGaming, with his ability to slip in deep pull references into sentences without breaking stride.

The amount of wacky Russian language games and mods he has brought to light for the rest of us is amazing.

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Orks? Orks?! Paint them tomorrow. And then show them to !warhammer40k

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Thanks so much!

If you ever change your mind, the 40k community here is very relaxed. I love seeing projects, and can give (wanted) tips on either painting or photos at least within my skill level.

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Why are you blaming the government for the actions of the jury? The declaration of a mistrial by the judge is allowing for a retrial. I’m not sure what else the judge could have done.

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The War Powers Act limits use of force by the President to 90 days of military operations. After that, the President’s powers are specifically limited by the act.

Congress still authorizes extended operations, even if they are not declarations of war.

For example, the Authorization for Use of Military Force 2001 authorized military force “against those responsible for the September 11 attacks”, which authorized both operations in Afghanistan and more global force. This has been controversial, as the interpretation of which groups were partially responsible has been broadly interpreted. However it was still a congressionally approved authorization. Congress could, if it so desired, revoke that authorization.

Separately, the invasion of Iraq was authorized by Congress by the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.

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I don’t see how disobeying your boss is unconstitutional.

Article II, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution gives the President authority to command the U.S. military. The military refusing a lawful order is therefore going against the chain of command created by the Constitution.

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the finest moment in an already immaculate piece of television is all about the ways to enact violence without lifting a single finger

Rude. Garek worked really hard on that plan.

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Ok, Annihilation was actually pretty terrible, but the first movie was good dumb fun.

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