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Definitely, School, and Control: What is the funniest loophole you have ever seen? Kevin Yue, studied at Massachusetts Institute of Technology When I was in school, they held a robotics competition. It was pretty simple, conceptually. You had to make a firefighting robot. It would have to navigate a maze, find a candle and put it out (fully automated, no remote control). I can't remember the exact size but I think the robot had to be smaller than 1 foot in length, width, and height Scoring was as follows. You start with your time (how long it takes to search every room and put out the candle), and get deductions (bonus points) if your robot: Put out the candle with anything other than a fan (water, for instance) Searched every room, didn't just stop at the one with the candle Could separate into parts to search rooms in parallel Operated on very little code (there were a few benchmarks for this) I entered a block of dry ice: It basically just had a spring-powered hammer to shatter it into little pieces when the start timer went (so that it would evaporate faster) It basically just had a spring-powered hammer to shatter it into little pieces when the start timer went (so that it would evaporate faster) In seconds the entire maze was filled with a white fog and the candle was definitely out. I had the fastest time by a landslide even before you counted my deductions: Didn't use a fan? Check Search every room? Check Separate into parts to put out fires in parallel? Check I think I could've been the only person in history to ever win a robotics competition without writinga single line of code or soldering a single wire. But alas, the judges disqualified me by unanimous vote. WHY ARE YOU BOOING ME? I'M RIGHT I see his robot as an absolute win
Definitely, School, and Control: What is the funniest loophole
 you have ever seen?
 Kevin Yue, studied at
 Massachusetts Institute of
 Technology
 When I was in school, they held a robotics
 competition.
 It was pretty simple, conceptually. You had to
 make a firefighting robot. It would have to
 navigate a maze, find a candle and put it out
 (fully automated, no remote control). I can't
 remember the exact size but I think the robot
 had to be smaller than 1 foot in length, width,
 and height
 Scoring was as follows. You start with your
 time (how long it takes to search every room
 and put out the candle), and get deductions
 (bonus points) if your robot:
 Put out the candle with anything
 other than a fan (water, for instance)
 Searched every room, didn't just
 stop at the one with the candle
 Could separate into parts to search
 rooms in parallel
 Operated on very little code (there
 were a few benchmarks for this)
 I entered a block of dry ice:
 It basically just had a spring-powered
 hammer to shatter it into little pieces when
 the start timer went (so that it would
 evaporate faster)
 It basically just had a spring-powered
 hammer to shatter it into little pieces when
 the start timer went (so that it would
 evaporate faster)
 In seconds the entire maze was filled with a
 white fog and the candle was definitely out. I
 had the fastest time by a landslide even
 before you counted my deductions:
 Didn't use a fan? Check
 Search every room? Check
 Separate into parts to put out fires in
 parallel? Check
 I think I could've been the only person in
 history to ever win a robotics competition
 without writinga single line of code or
 soldering a single wire.
 But alas, the judges disqualified me by
 unanimous vote.
 WHY ARE YOU BOOING ME?
 I'M RIGHT
I see his robot as an absolute win

I see his robot as an absolute win

Work, Ice, and Dry Ice: Someone at my stepdads work put dry ice in the toilet by mistake.
Work, Ice, and Dry Ice: Someone at my stepdads work put dry ice in the toilet by mistake.

Someone at my stepdads work put dry ice in the toilet by mistake.

America, Bad, and Children: There is no such thing as an American dream n Europe we try to be civil and have empathy queeranarchism: queerautism: queeranarchism: love-geofffree: designatedheckingadult: queeranarchism: LOL NOPE Europe is racist as fuck. Europe has armed gaurds and high fences on its borders. Europe makes it illegal to rescue refugees at sea. Europe locks up refugee children. Europe has killer cops that shoot teenagers of color. Europe is full of fascist politicians nostalgically fantasizing about ethnic cleansing. Not a day goes by without attacks on Muslims. Fuck Europe. Can confirm. The problem with England (I can鈥檛 talk for the rest of Europe) is that our racism and our xenophobia and all our bigoted views manifest in a different way then America, and we use this to claim that it doesn鈥檛 exist, even when our country is built on it. We are taught that the British empire was a good thing, and pretty much no one here knows anything about colionisation and our role in most current world problems. But the amount of times that I鈥檝e tried to talk about any issue within England and been shut down with the claim 鈥渨ell we鈥檙e not as bad as America鈥. That鈥檚 why the trump protests were so important. We are constantly looking to America to justify our own bigotry. We鈥檒l call America out on their unjust wars, and ignore the fact our own army and government was supporting them. Listen, I like my country- I like that we have a rich history (not that I support it, but heck, everyone likes learning about the Roman Empire, doesn鈥檛 mean they think it鈥檚 a good thing), I like that we have countrysides and big diverse towns like London, I like that we love fish and chips and curry sauce, I love our old pubs and traditional pub food, I like that we have the NHS (though I dislike how it鈥檚 run), I like our sense of dry gallows humour, I like our film and tv industry, I love our history of theatre, I love our myths and legends. But god damn are we historically an awful country, and have we ever tried to make reparations? Our actions are still affecting other countries and ruining life. I don鈥檛 like the empire, I don鈥檛 like what the monarchy stands for, I don鈥檛 like our politicians that spew bigotry and hate, I don鈥檛 like our press which are like vultures, I don鈥檛 like the power the BBC has to cover-up actual sexual abuse and rape, I hate Katie Hopkins and that she has any platform to spew her hate, I hate Brexit and that it was founded on hate, I hate how we think our lives are more valuable than that of refuges or immigrants, I hate that we don鈥檛 think that we are directly or indirectly responsible for a lot of the refugees and asylum seekers that exist today, I hate that we have a system that is actively leading to the deaths of disabled people and that even when investigated by the UN and told to change because we were violating human rights we refused, I hate how we support America鈥檚 bigotry and then use their country as a shield when accused of our own bigotry. I hate that we, as a country, are incapable of accepting responsibility and making amends for our terrible actions. Incredibly well put. One of the tricky things is that every European country has their own fictional self image which it keeps repeating to convince itself it鈥檚 not a bigoted shithole. In the UK it鈥檚 very much focused on being better than the US, being civilized and polite and stylish, while.. ya know鈥 having a lot of blood on its hands and doing all the same racist and bigoted shit everyone else is doing. In the Netherlands it鈥檚 focused on being 鈥榯olerant鈥 and gay-friendly and having semi-legal weed, while.. ya know鈥 having a lot of blood on its hands and doing all the same racist and bigoted shit everyone else is doing.聽 In Germany it鈥檚 focused on having 鈥榣earned from the second world war鈥 and being 鈥榖etter now, while . . ya know鈥 having a lot of blood on its hands and doing all the same racist and bigoted shit everyone else is doing. And so on.. every European country considers itself either an underdog or a pioneer or a peak of civilization or small and quirky and of course they all consider themselves so much better than the US while doing all the same racist and bigoted shit everyone else is doing.聽 https://metro.co.uk/2016/10/27/man-severely-beaten-after-being-told-to-speak-f-english-speaks-out-6218523/ I still remember exactly how it felt to read about this man being brutally asssulted, HIT ON THE FACE WITH A PLANK OF WOOD, in London, a city I lived next to and visited all the time, simple because he was speaking my native language in public. I remember breaking down sobbing because of how many people in this country I love hate me so fucking much for being born somewhere else. IIRC, there was another similar incident on the underground this past April. So tell me more about the supposed lack of xenophobia and racism in Europe These sort of things are sometimes best articulated by people who did not grow up here and suddenly experience it all at once. Pretty much every exchange student of color that I鈥檝e spoken to in the Netherlands has recounted an experience to me that went pretty much like this: Day 1: 鈥淵ay! The Netherlands! Country of tolerance and gay rights!鈥 Day 2: 鈥淗uh, that person was really friendly to me and did like 15 micro-aggression, that was weird鈥 Day 4: 鈥淲aaaaaiiitt鈥 why does this happen constantly? Are people messing with me?聽 Am I imagining this? Do I just misunderstand their culture? The Netherlands can鈥檛 be this racist.鈥 Day 10: 鈥淥h my god, I鈥檓 not imagining it, people actually are this racist and they think they鈥檙e not! WTF鈥 Day 12: 鈥淗oly crap, if I try to point out a micro-aggression people go from super friendly to hyper aggressive screaming in my face in about 5 seconds. And people I thought I could trust jump to their defense. What is this hellscape?鈥 Day 13: 鈥淓verything I thought I knew about the Netherlands is wrong. This place is so racist.鈥 Day 14: 鈥淗oly crap, is that a primary school teacher in black face?鈥 A Muslim girl was drowned in a river by school bullies and found with bite marks and the police are trying to write it off as her forgetting she couldn鈥檛 swim and jumping in the river to cool down? A local fisherman saw it all but was written off as being drunk even though he wasn鈥檛. The school of the girl and the bullies is trying to change it鈥檚 name so it will no longer be associated with the incident.The school was Broad Oak Sports College. The river was River Irwell in Bury, Greater Manchester. The girl was Shukri Abdi and she was 12 years old and her and her family recently moved from Somalia. She was the eldest of 5 and her mum is completely distraught, and her uncle has been trying to point out that it wasn鈥檛 just a聽鈥渢ragic accident鈥.Racism still exists in the most horrific forms in the UK.
America, Bad, and Children: There is no such thing as an American
 dream n Europe we try to be civil
 and have empathy
queeranarchism:

queerautism:

queeranarchism:


love-geofffree:

designatedheckingadult:


queeranarchism:

LOL NOPE
Europe is racist as fuck. Europe has armed gaurds and high fences on its borders. Europe makes it illegal to rescue refugees at sea. Europe locks up refugee children. Europe has killer cops that shoot teenagers of color. Europe is full of fascist politicians nostalgically fantasizing about ethnic cleansing. Not a day goes by without attacks on Muslims. 
Fuck Europe.

Can confirm.


The problem with England (I can鈥檛 talk for the rest of Europe) is that our racism and our xenophobia and all our bigoted views manifest in a different way then America, and we use this to claim that it doesn鈥檛 exist, even when our country is built on it.
We are taught that the British empire was a good thing, and pretty much no one here knows anything about colionisation and our role in most current world problems.
But the amount of times that I鈥檝e tried to talk about any issue within England and been shut down with the claim 鈥渨ell we鈥檙e not as bad as America鈥. 
That鈥檚 why the trump protests were so important. We are constantly looking to America to justify our own bigotry. We鈥檒l call America out on their unjust wars, and ignore the fact our own army and government was supporting them.
Listen, I like my country- I like that we have a rich history (not that I support it, but heck, everyone likes learning about the Roman Empire, doesn鈥檛 mean they think it鈥檚 a good thing), I like that we have countrysides and big diverse towns like London, I like that we love fish and chips and curry sauce, I love our old pubs and traditional pub food, I like that we have the NHS (though I dislike how it鈥檚 run), I like our sense of dry gallows humour, I like our film and tv industry, I love our history of theatre, I love our myths and legends.
But god damn are we historically an awful country, and have we ever tried to make reparations? Our actions are still affecting other countries and ruining life. I don鈥檛 like the empire, I don鈥檛 like what the monarchy stands for, I don鈥檛 like our politicians that spew bigotry and hate, I don鈥檛 like our press which are like vultures, I don鈥檛 like the power the BBC has to cover-up actual sexual abuse and rape, I hate Katie Hopkins and that she has any platform to spew her hate, I hate Brexit and that it was founded on hate, I hate how we think our lives are more valuable than that of refuges or immigrants, I hate that we don鈥檛 think that we are directly or indirectly responsible for a lot of the refugees and asylum seekers that exist today, I hate that we have a system that is actively leading to the deaths of disabled people and that even when investigated by the UN and told to change because we were violating human rights we refused, I hate how we support America鈥檚 bigotry and then use their country as a shield when accused of our own bigotry. 
I hate that we, as a country, are incapable of accepting responsibility and making amends for our terrible actions. 

Incredibly well put. 
One of the tricky things is that every European country has their own fictional self image which it keeps repeating to convince itself it鈥檚 not a bigoted shithole.
In the UK it鈥檚 very much focused on being better than the US, being civilized and polite and stylish, while.. ya know鈥 having a lot of blood on its hands and doing all the same racist and bigoted shit everyone else is doing. 
In the Netherlands it鈥檚 focused on being 鈥榯olerant鈥 and gay-friendly and having semi-legal weed, while.. ya know鈥 
having a lot of blood on its hands and doing all the same racist and bigoted shit everyone else is doing.聽
In Germany it鈥檚 focused on having 鈥榣earned from the second world war鈥 and being 鈥榖etter now, while .
. ya know鈥 



having a lot of blood on its hands and doing all the same racist and bigoted shit everyone else is doing. 
And so on.. every European country considers itself either an underdog or a pioneer or a peak of civilization or small and quirky and of course they all consider themselves so much better than the US while 
doing all the same racist and bigoted shit everyone else is doing.聽


https://metro.co.uk/2016/10/27/man-severely-beaten-after-being-told-to-speak-f-english-speaks-out-6218523/
I still remember exactly how it felt to read about this man being brutally asssulted, HIT ON THE FACE WITH A PLANK OF WOOD, in London, a city I lived next to and visited all the time, simple because he was speaking my native language in public. 
I remember breaking down sobbing because of how many people in this country I love hate me so fucking much for being born somewhere else. 
IIRC, there was another similar incident on the underground this past April. 
So tell me more about the supposed lack of xenophobia and racism in Europe


These sort of things are sometimes best articulated by people who did not grow up here and suddenly experience it all at once. Pretty much every exchange student of color that I鈥檝e spoken to in the Netherlands has recounted an experience to me

that went pretty much like this:
Day 1: 鈥淵ay! The Netherlands! Country of tolerance and gay rights!鈥
Day 2: 鈥淗uh, that person was really friendly to me and did like 15 micro-aggression, that was weird鈥
Day 4: 鈥淲aaaaaiiitt鈥 why does this happen constantly? Are people messing with me?聽 Am I imagining this? Do I just misunderstand their culture? The Netherlands can鈥檛 be this racist.鈥
Day 10: 鈥淥h my god, I鈥檓 not imagining it, people actually are this racist and they think they鈥檙e not! WTF鈥
Day 12: 鈥淗oly crap, if I try to point out a micro-aggression people go from super friendly to hyper aggressive screaming in my face in about 5 seconds. And people I thought I could trust jump to their defense. What is this hellscape?鈥
Day 13: 鈥淓verything I thought I knew about the Netherlands is wrong. This place is so racist.鈥
Day 14: 鈥淗oly crap, is that a primary school teacher in black face?鈥 

A Muslim girl was drowned in a river by school bullies and found with bite marks and the police are trying to write it off as her forgetting she couldn鈥檛 swim and jumping in the river to cool down? A local fisherman saw it all but was written off as being drunk even though he wasn鈥檛. The school of the girl and the bullies is trying to change it鈥檚 name so it will no longer be associated with the incident.The school was Broad Oak Sports College. The river was River Irwell in Bury, Greater Manchester. The girl was Shukri Abdi and she was 12 years old and her and her family recently moved from Somalia. She was the eldest of 5 and her mum is completely distraught, and her uncle has been trying to point out that it wasn鈥檛 just a聽鈥渢ragic accident鈥.Racism still exists in the most horrific forms in the UK.

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