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BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: There seems to be a racket where a loading with get a weird ricer name like .50 BEOWOLF or .300 BLACKOUT get some USG test firings and go on to market the round as things normally get marketed to jugalos,etc based on edgy/cool name
BingoBoingo: Venezolana today during spanish class logistics talk made of a point of how maduro was blaming the "Imperialists" for the blackout. I offered that it was almost certainly the imperialists, breaking shit is part of their regime change recipe.
asciilifeform: specifically it, no. but, say, using in a room where windows without blackout tape , possible use case.
BingoBoingo: They'd get blackout drunk, shit the bed, and generally horrify the latinos unaccustomed to Madonna culture
deedbot: http://qntra.net/2018/05/outage-after-english-leader-sentenced-to-13-months-and-british-court-orders-media-blackout-cowardly-mainstream-publications-including-breitbart-withdrew-articles/ << Qntra - Outage After English Leader Sentenced To 13 Months And British Court Orders Media Blackout Cowardly Mainstream Publications Including Breitbart Withdrew Articles
BingoBoingo: <mircea_popescu> but yes, airflight ain't all it's cracked up to be. only seems a big deal before ape invents airplane. << Only really big deal besides boredom and comms blackout is barotraumo to the ears
BingoBoingo: <mircea_popescu> there have been a lot of "tape painting by fake news" events like that. mtgox printing 0's, pirate going on about how "he's going to crash btc", etc. << AHA, environment easier to evaluate back then. Time from "herd u leik BTC" to MP IS RIGHT took little time to discover. Now with all the noise discovery could probably not be made blackout drunk anymore.
deedbot: http://qntra.net/2016/09/island-occupied-by-us-forces-experiences-major-blackout/ << Qntra - Island Occupied By US Forces Experiences Major Blackout
BingoBoingo: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-09-17#1543758 << Stereotypical last drunk seems to be X beers and a blackout where X<4 ☝︎
phf: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-08-25#1529232 << when i used to drink heavily back in philadelphia my собутыльники (literally "those who share bottles", a derisive way of saying that the thing we had in common was an excuse to drink) was a small group of european philosophy ph.d.-s from upenn program. those guys would habitually get blackout drunk, which they thought was most important skill of a philosopher. usually we'd end up at one of ☝︎
a111: 34 results for "blackout", http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=blackout
mircea_popescu: $s blackout
asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-06-07#1477901 << gensets, either BingoBoingo or mircea_popescu's, do absolutely nothing until ~30sec or so after total blackout ☝︎
mircea_popescu: meanwhile, more youtube views than romania altogether lol. clearly media blackout works!!1
mircea_popescu: so : turns out a) the guy is romanian ; b) COMPLETE ro media blackout on him. i think they're embarassed. ~only mention is from jan pointing out he was mentioned in huffpo
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: the blackout re: trb is more or less total, don't expect miracles
BingoBoingo: kingking190: I've only been sober for jsut under 3 months now. I'm still getting used to this whole deal that goes with not being a blackout drunk. Serious lifestyle changes involved.
deedbot-: [Contravex: A blog by Pete Dushenski » Contravex: A blog by Pete Dushenski] Blackout - http://www.contravex.com/2015/08/21/blackout/
assbot: Blackout | Contravex: A blog by Pete Dushenski ... ( http://bit.ly/1JqFksx )
pete_dushenski: http://www.contravex.com/2015/08/21/blackout/
mircea_popescu: BingoBoingo cazalla you know the qntra after a day's blackout is actually quite good!
shinohai: I had snapshill bot working so perfect before the blackout
assbot: Logged on 30-06-2015 00:55:29; asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=30-06-2015#1181377 << my current understanding is that the blackout in 'reddit' et al. re: therealbitcoin is more or less total.
asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=30-06-2015#1181377 << my current understanding is that the blackout in 'reddit' et al. re: therealbitcoin is more or less total. ☝︎☟︎
asciilifeform is marvelling at the totality and cleanliness of the blackout. virtually no traces of The List anywhere.
asciilifeform: and speaking of which, the paulgrahamian blackout against the story is nearly total.
BingoBoingo: decimation: Last summer My town suffered a 12+ hour blackout because the largest incoming transmission line melted
decimation: http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2015/04/07/major-power-outage-in-dc-affecting-umd-white-house/ < But it was a 230,000 volt line that shorted. Partially charred ceramic insulators show electric crews what went wrong at a Charles County switching station, causing midday confusion and triggering a widespread blackout across D.C. and its suburbs.
pete_dushenski: BingoBoingo: well, i'll bug you another time i guess. i just tend to strike when the iron is hot, even if the iron is also blackout wasted.
asciilifeform: amidst news blackout
felipelalli: to "confiscated" the gold (I heard about that but I have to study more deeply). I came to this conclusion because I know bitcoin can't be available 24/7 forever. It will eventually fail in some situation (for example during a bad made hard fork - either because Gavin's gang spoiled or not) and at that time everybody should already is using some strong second coin to be used as backup during a temporary "bitcoin blackout". I think this coin
assbot: Large M-class flare now &climbing! /hashtag/hamradio?src=hash blackout, /hashtag/GPS?src=hash, satellite phone& i-net issues next 1+hr esp W.Hemisphere http://t.co/XDx4g2mRrj
mircea_popescu: !up berndj-blackout
asciilifeform: !up berndj-blackout
asciilifeform: berndj-blackout: nope. to run with the mechanical analogy, the system has a certain amount of 'dampening'.
gribble: CAUTION: irc nick differs from otc registered nick. Nick 'berndj-blackout', with hostmask 'berndj-blackout!~berndj@azna.co.za', is identified as user 'berndj', with GPG key id FAC02779DEC0DED1, key fingerprint BCB3F00CB5A64A16A31EFCE6FAC02779DEC0DED1, and bitcoin address None
mircea_popescu: ;;ident berndj-blackout
mircea_popescu: !up berndj-blackout
assbot: berndj-blackout +v failed; L1: 0, L2: 0
asciilifeform: copper thieves have destroyed considerably more mains transformers in usa than saboteurs with kalash, but the news blackout regarding these is nearly total.
assbot: Venezuela blackout leaves commuters scrambling, silences president - Yahoo News
chetty: http://news.yahoo.com/blackout-hits-venezuela-interrupts-presidential-broadcast-204030360.html
ozbot: It's way too easy to cause a massive blackout in the US - Vox
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform there's definitely a blackout, it being the message of the enemy. duh.
asciilifeform: 'The guest post from Renée last week appeared on this blog because Huffington Post refused to run it. And now I hear that no comment linking the new Ukrainian government to the neo-Nazis or the neo-Nazis to the mass murder in Kiev can get through on any news site. It seems like there is an actual news blackout on this message.'
dexX7: maybe blockchain receives the complete blocks from it's backend in some way and had a small blackout while post-processing and adding the txs to their db ... well, who knows. they seem to be aware though.
mircea_popescu: The company that supplied electricity to the Super Bowl says the blackout that halted the big game was caused by a device it installed specially to prevent a power failure.