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Then imagine picking plastic and make it just as thin.
But laptop makers don't use it that thin, do they?
I have an oldish Dell with an aluminium lid and a plastic base (which makes sense to me, because plastic doesn't conduct so much heat into your lap), but the thickness of the aluminium's obviously been tested to be non-bendy (it hardly moves if I press it).
Dandy's must be a victim of the "waif wars", where marketing morons assumed that people really cared about their laptop being three microns thinner than the one being used by the tasteless idiots who paid half the price for the three-micron thicker one.
The other thing is that when plastic bends, it flexes back.
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thought the only thing they invented was weird crap like pigs on a washing line, beer in tens and fesh and cheps, even non existent countries including their own. (Pretty sad when you can't even pronounce the name of your own country - in fact some Aussies can't even pronounce their own names - "Hi, I'm Grittle Klean." (Gretel Kileen)
Being descendants of English criminals not surprising their claims of things they 'invented' and famous people are nearly all stolen.
pestilence [ pes-tl-uh ns ] noun
1. a deadly or virulent epidemic disease. especially bubonic plague.
2. something that is considered harmful, destructive, or evil. Synonyms: pest, plague, people
There is a difference between "Non-essential" and "Unnecessary".
A pub is not "Essential" to life, but it's a social need: drinking at home does not fill the same needs.
A hairdresser is not "Essential" - but my life would be really rather short if I had to cut Herself's hair!
A restaurant is not "Essential", but it's important to relationships and to business.
Clubs aren't "Essential", but it's where boy meets girl and the parents of the future take their first steps in that direction.
And "Little shops" provide a significant number of the jobs (and thus income) that the whole of society requires in order to keep money moving and standards of living improving.
Society can cope without "Non-essential" services, shops, and recreational places for a while: but not forever.
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Several years ago (not long after nine eleven) I was pondering what the next attack on the US of A might be. Like I often do, this ended up in a manuscript for a novel - but if I let anyone read it, I would immediately be arrested for planning terror attacks.
Anyway, in this apocalyptic story targeted biological attacks were an essential element, I had to choose who to attack. I surprised myself by how many groups, mainly identified by their profession, could be "taken out" in order to end up with a more streamlined society. Honestly, I was not only surprised, but scared. The mental (and moral) exercise of writing this manuscript raised so many issues that I have still not come to rest with the scare.
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