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Yeah...problem is, he's dragging my sister into it. She is old enough to make her own decisions...but I have at times questioned her decision-making process. After all, she is dating the guy (and thinks everything's peachy).
It probably could've been anything.
It's not so much about Ghostbusters as it is about having something to keep you busy.
It's pretty cool to know and collect everything about whatever.
Maybe it's Ghostbusters because he saw it at the movies when he was a kid and back then it truly blew his mind.
If he had seen Star Wars that day he would've been into Star Wars.
I get it though, it's the fun of collecting and the joy when you find a new rare item that you can add to your collection.
People do it with Star Wars, LOTR, Harry Potter, so why not Ghostbusters?
An ex-coworker collected crane models, I collect music and film (although I collect a lot less than I used to).
Being a deadbeat probably has nothing to do with it.
In the twin paradox does the returning twin also come back permanently length contracted flatter than the twin on Earth?
No, but his grammar does get scrambled by his exposure to cosmic radiation.
Is it unusual that English uses possessive for past tense?
No, but it is usual for people who ask such specific questions about a language to be able to speak the language in question.
Are dead worlds a good galactic barrier?
Against what? What have you tried? Show us your code! We are not here to do your homework!
How does Data know about his off switch?
Someone told him and he retained the information.
Does code obfuscation give any measurable security benefit?
It might provide job security for the charlatan that wrote it.
Is the tap water in France safe to drink?
It rather depends on the quantities involved and what you mix with it.
Is it really better for the environment if I take the stairs as opposed to a lift?
Well, it's certainly better for you, you lazy so-and-so, stop looking for excuses!
Should I avoid "big words" when writing to a younger audience?
Only if you wish to patronise the subannuated little elephanters.
How are Aircraft Noses Designed?
In a similar way to the rest of the aircraft.
Can we not simply connect a battery to a RAM to prevent data loss during power cuts?
You sure know how to upset a sheep!
What happens when the Immolation spell is cast on a creature immune to fire damage?
It burns but it doesn't get hurt, I'd have thought. But what would I know from my boring life on Planet Earth?
How many wires can safely be secured in a Marrette 33 wire nut?
If you don't know that, you shouldn't be allowed anywhere near a Marrette 33 wire nut!
Could an American state survive nuclear war?
Alaska, maybe. Rhode Island, probably not. But it really does rather depend on the number and power of the nukes involved, where they're targeted and prevailing weather conditions amongst other things. Do try to be more specific with your hypothetical clap-trap!
Why is technology bad for children?
Because it exposes them to questions like these!
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So I ordered The Avengers: Infinity War, among with some other products.
I got everything except The Avengers.
So I start a chat with the helpdesk.
I first have to confirm the item I have a question about only for them to ask me again what order and item I have a question about
Anyway, the description says it's Avengers: Infinity Way 3D, the price is that of the DVD, but I'm pretty sure I ordered the regular blu-ray (which is €1 more expensive than the DVD and about €20 less expensive than the 3D).
Tell that to the helpdesk guy, who promptly asks me what product I'm talking about.
Oh, I don't know, maybe the one that says it's Avengers: Infinity War 3D
So he asks me if I want my money back or if he should send it again.
So I ask him what he's going to send.
And he says the item I ordered.
Bitch what the hell did I order!?
The (regular?) blu-ray, apparently
I guess I should be happy that I got any help from a helpdesk at all, but I really wonder what I'll get