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Candorville by Darrin Bell for June 11, 2021

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    boydpercy Premium Member 4 months ago

    Good one, Susan!

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    BE THIS GUY  4 months ago

    Susan, Lemont is talking about different kind of experiences than your dates were talking about.

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member 4 months ago

    Now I understand why Susan never got married.

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    Concretionist  4 months ago

    I’ve long had a riff about AI-robots. Yes, it will turn out that they’re possible, but.

    It will take 9 months to build one (sometimes you can get two or three from a particularly good production crew)

    They’ll be useless until trained, which will take from 18 to 24 years. And some of them will flunk out and take up residence in the back of the labs.

    And the first thing they’ll do when they join the work force is ask for a raise. And better perqs.

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    coltish1  4 months ago

    If you actually think that’s the goal, Big L, then there’s very little hope for you. Susan is wise to keep this whole thing platonic.

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    uniquename  4 months ago

    I’ve known guys like that Susan. I never liked them either and I’m a guy.

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    zwilnik64  4 months ago

    Games simulate life, Lamont. You’ve got your causation backwards.

    (Fine. It’s a joke. I get that. The broken logic makes it funny)

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    TwilightFaze  4 months ago

    That’s honestly how I live my life. Don’t get me wrong, I can differentiate fantasy from reality, but there’s nothing written that I can’t make it fun. My age is my level and I earn EXP from dealing with people (in person or on the net) and get achievements from completing milestones. I earn points when performing a task and I get a perfect score when I do it right (by MY standards) and bonus points if I do it better. I take damage from sad events, etc. life is a video game and mine is an RPG.

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    COL Crash  4 months ago

    Just like any other game, it’s just another way of killing time.

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    willie_mctell  4 months ago

    Of course it’s pretty easy to argue that video games are a simplified version of real life. Also, worrying about whether or not we’re living in a simulation is pointless. We experience stuff. Maybe it’s real, maybe not. How can we tell? For extra credit, define “real.”

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    amaneaux  4 months ago

    If life were really a game, the rules would be a lot more realistic.

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    ferddo  4 months ago

    Except Biden and Harris are expected to solve all problems on Day 1…

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    AndrewSihler  4 months ago

    Oooh, Susan is a sly one.

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    suñña  4 months ago

    Obviously it’s much more likely that reality is designed after a video game than the reverse.

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    Laurie Stoker Premium Member 4 months ago

    This is actually a spot on description of life. Nice, Darrin!

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    William Bludworth Premium Member 4 months ago

    This is what happens when you let physicists play with math – reality is a simulation.

    STOP WATCHING “The 13th Floor”!

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