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FBnil

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It's a shame I've lost the movie posters though. @FBnil, can you please check if you happen to have a copy of any of them stowed away somewhere?
Yeah, it was before the internet. I have a copy of it, but I'm pretty sure the movie was shot in Bavaria Hills, and not in Beverly Hills.

beverlyhillspyra.jpg

E.D. plays Mixel Foley, the C.O.P. (Creator of Pyra) on a dangerous mission in Bavaria Hills.
The story follows ED, who despite his sometimes unconventional ways always deliver in the end to the astonishment of his harsh critics. Without spoiling too much I must say I particularly enjoyed the part where he went to the customs facility to search for a box of cases.
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[insert movie image where customs personnel stand on a case to test it's strength and Mixel says "Get off my case!"]

Features the hit songs "The heatpipe is on" and "Mixel F."
 
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rv6502-2

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No worries, I am perfectly fine, just needed a lot of time rearranging stuff in the shop to keep things running.
I will update you all on the Pyra situation this week.
Awesome.



I sincerely hope not. The only way this could be the last pandemic for us is for it to kill us all off, which even as successful as this current one it isn't not quite that good at killing us. I hope this does lead to improved vaccine creation, and improved knowledge on how to treat it, and better ways to protect us all from it without decimating the economy.
This.
New diseases evolve. They always do. That's life.
No government can insure 0 people will die from a new disease. If that's the yardstick someone is running on, it's lunacy.

Practically nobody, as individuals with personal agency, even had stocked up $40 worth of supplies: gloves, masks, isopropyl alcohol, and a roll of disposable rags are all dirt cheap.
Something over 90% of people (EDIT: * 1st world countries) could have prepared for without the government's help and didn't.

Also many people in gov very publicly wanted to be less dependant on other countries, including to be better prepared if supplies gets cut off, and time and time again they were screamed at as being evil racist xenophobes.
Well, here we are.

We can easily draw a parallel with the Pyra project and some of the occasional snarky unhelpful complaints by individuals who never tried mass producing hardware, not even short runs.
I've built short production devices (*example in spoiler), I can imagine how much of a nightmare it is to make the Pyra's all custom hardware.

A miracle that it's being made by such a small team, niche market, and crazy tight budget.
It's important too if only to make sure there are still some computers & phones produced more-or-less independently from giant manufacturers locking down hardware.

like this one:

https://qz.com/823937/inside-a-marr...ts-test-high-tech-products-and-new-amenities/
That was with off-the-shelf boards and a simple cylindrical shape.
Hairy arm modelling by yours truly.
 

Phlyra

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Awesome.





This.
New diseases evolve. They always do. That's life.
No government can insure 0 people will die from a new disease. If that's the yardstick someone is running on, it's lunacy.

Practically nobody, as individuals with personal agency, even had stocked up $40 worth of supplies: gloves, masks, isopropyl alcohol, and a roll of disposable rags are all dirt cheap.
Something over 90% of people (EDIT: * 1st world countries) could have prepared for without the government's help and didn't.

Also many people in gov very publicly wanted to be less dependant on other countries, including to be better prepared if supplies gets cut off, and time and time again they were screamed at as being evil racist xenophobes.
Well, here we are.

We can easily draw a parallel with the Pyra project and some of the occasional snarky unhelpful complaints by individuals who never tried mass producing hardware, not even short runs.
I've built short production devices (*example in spoiler), I can imagine how much of a nightmare it is to make the Pyra's all custom hardware.

A miracle that it's being made by such a small team, niche market, and crazy tight budget.
It's important too if only to make sure there are still some computers & phones produced more-or-less independently from giant manufacturers locking down hardware.

like this one:

https://qz.com/823937/inside-a-marr...ts-test-high-tech-products-and-new-amenities/
That was with off-the-shelf boards and a simple cylindrical shape.
Hairy arm modelling by yours truly.
Completely agree, except don’t conflate justifiable criticism of actual racists with the need for each country to be as resilient as possible...

What’s your Marriott Button for?
 
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levi

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Practically nobody, as individuals with personal agency, even had stocked up $40 worth of supplies: gloves, masks, isopropyl alcohol, and a roll of disposable rags are all dirt cheap.
Something over 90% of people (EDIT: * 1st world countries) could have prepared for without the government's help and didn't.
True that. I'll certainly be revisiting that when I can get out again. Got most of that already; gloves, alcohol, rags, but didn't foresee any significance to face masks at the time. But I've got the important thing; my preorder for a Pyra code on this computer and backed up on two further discs.
 
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Yeah, it was before the internet. I have a copy of it, but I'm pretty sure the movie was shot in Bavaria Hills, and not in Beverly Hills.

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E.D. plays Mixel Foley, the C.O.P. (Creator of Pyra) on a dangerous mission in Bavaria Hills.


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[insert movie image where customs personnel stand on a case to test it's strength and Mixel says "Get off my case!"]

Features the hit songs "The heatpipe is on" and "Mixel F."
That sure is a bookmark-worthy post!

(I know we're supposed to pretend these are real movies and posters, but that's some fine photo editing!)
 
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