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    Re: Here we go again...

    Well what's new though? How are things different from 1922 or 1822?

    I'm not sure what you are arguing for. A repeal of the Declaration and resumption of bowing to monarchs and their chartered...
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    Well, if as you say the company's whim is ascendant... then there isn't much to whinge about no matter what direction Musk takes Twitter. This entire thread evaporates as irrelevant.
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    True enough, but that isn't a good thing. It is even recognized as such based on several bills introduced over the last decade, though Dems have repeatedly voted them down or stalled them into...
  4. Re: Non-DPI-aware, scaling down and then up again (how to avoid)

    Have you tested GDI Scaling on this?
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    Re: Here we go again...

    Yeah. Who wants safety, peace, freedom, and prosperity when you can oppose Trump to get insecurity, war, oppression, and austerity? If only we had a 3rd option, not Trump but not reckless...
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    Corporate rights don't trump individual rights in a free society either. Chicken-flapping "Private company, private company, ba-bawk!" changes nothing. You need a new script to parrot from.
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    I was over at my neighbors' tonight and they brought freeing Twitter up. They are 1st generation immigrants from India and getting old now too (she's in her late 60s, he's early 70s) but have been...
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    https://youtu.be/r4QrCQklu1c
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    Re: Here we go again...

    I wonder where the next "FTX illegal slush fund" will be exposed? That's a huge one though, so pretty hard to top for significance.

    From the treatment by most media outlets you might think it was...
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    The funny part is that one of those videos was a scientist making arguments against a Tucker Carlson story. But when your knees are that jerky I guess you hit your own chin a lot.
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    Re: RESIZE image i pictuyrebox

    Looks like garbage code, some sort of "misheard lyrics" copy of a copy of a copy of something. Magic numbers galore just to start.

    Read the fine manual, actually learning this stuff will save you...
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    There are a lot of real scientists doing populist outreach these days, as opposed to fairly phony "celeb-science" mouthpieces like Neil deGrasse Tyson.

    Many, if not most of them, don't get a lot...
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    That edge cuts more than one way though. Once extremist views fall out of favor you could find your own ox gored.

    The big story:


    https://youtu.be/aHJ_tzgTZn0

    China is rolling tanks in its...
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    Re: What song are you listening to right now?

    Randolph Scott was in many ways the Arnold Schwarzenegger of his day. Back then action films were mostly either crime dramas or the westerns which rose in popularity in the 1930s and dominated...
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    Re: What song are you listening to right now?

    This could be the theme song for about 1/3 of the programming Q&A threads. You know, the ones that often have misdirecting titles and a question/problem description that needs 120 Socratic posts to...
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    Re: LOOPING subdir and count files

    Indeed. Supplying all of that free stuff as a side effect of wartime logistics provided the model for programs such as Bretton Woods, NATO, and the UN.
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    Re: Here we go again...

    Again, I'm pretty sure you have his voters confused with Republicans, who never liked him.

    But I can see why you prefer Pence, with his history paralleling Biden's in so very many ways. He's sort...
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    Re: Here we go again...

    You seem to forget that a big portion of Trump's support comes from working people who voted for Obama (many of them twice) and got screwed over royally by his false promises. They have no use for...
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    Re: Stuff to watch

    Hilarious episode, probably Shatner's favorite too as George plays his fussy, bumbling self.


    https://youtu.be/uKfgX5lpev8

    Did you catch the Stargate franchise actors in these clips? There...
  20. Re: Is there any VB6 tools or library for parsing eml files?

    Example:


    Option Explicit
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    ' Microsoft CDO For Windows Library
    ' Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects 2.5 Library
    ' tom (Text Object...
  21. Re: [RESOLVED] Open with OLE from VB6 Shell (or ShellExecute)

    OLE? Probably DDE or something.
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    Fishing for a "slip" to dogpile onto. Classic bullying strategy.

    Every attempt to answer insincere "questions" is met with deflection, discrediting sources with no basis, or outright jamming...
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    Re: Here we go again...

    The story here is that a manufactured and curated narrative was pushed while any evidence or expert opinion countering it was demonized and suppressed. What really happened is very important, but...
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    Re: Here we go again...

    It's about the lie, the counter-narrative for which "violation" (stating or publishing otherwise) was met with violent censorship, cancellation, and other forms of persecution.

    But of of course...
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    "Dead" means "no longer useful as a club to silence and control the population."
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    Which "eml" files? Many file extensions get reused by different software for different formats.

    CDO for Windows can create and work with one format.
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    Geeze. "Nihilism is joy, normality is aberration."

    Even Disney is kicking nutbars to the curb. I don't expect much of Iger though, he's as aligned with Communist China's destruction of the west...
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    Re: Current Russia Ukraine tensions

    We must be due for another fallacious ad hominem attack on someone speaking truth against a tenet of the religion of neoliberalism by now. Nobody has gone looking for Jeffrey Sachs' nudie magazine...
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    Re: LOOPING dir and sub dir

    VB6 - DirLister lightweight Dir() wrapper
  30. Re: [RESOLVED] convert .png image to gif or .jpg, via vb6 code?

    GIF has a limited color palette, JPEG uses lossy compression. That can make them poor choices depending on the PNG image at hand. They all have strengths and weaknesses that make arbitrary...
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    Sounds like something made up to me. Reminds me of the stuff I get as a retired person advising me on how to live.

    One day it's all "Establish a routine and stick to it. This is very important to...
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    Re: What song are you listening to right now?

    https://youtu.be/F_HoMkkRHv8
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    Re: Current Russia Ukraine tensions

    So many "conspiracy theories" described actual conspiracies, and the facts were available at the time even though we were lied to and gagged.


    https://youtu.be/FckD6qL76uA
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    It's just a weird time in history that people will look back and psychoanalyze for a hundred years. Very much like the antebellum South in the US, the McCarthy era, etc.

    Everyone involved will...
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    That's how modal windows work.
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    Re: Custom date time format

    The documentation covers arbitrary insertions. That's why all legal copies of VB6 came with those MSDN Library CDs.
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    Well of course people vary along various spectra.

    Some guy might be left-handed, need corrective lenses to see well, be shorter than average, missing toes due to an accident, grown up with one...
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    That's your argument? Two-headed chickens exist so we have to consider them normal?
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    Re: Stuff to watch

    Woo-hoo, a holiday gift.

    One of their most bizarre suites of weird old videos, full length.


    https://youtu.be/vs3eaG4xmgU
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    Re: Here we go again...

    It's not about me. As the truth gradually leaks (truth that was known from the beginning but hidden) a lot of the pandemic narrative is being revealed to be false and most likely was promoted for...
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