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Legislators need software QA testers.
"Here's a law. It's intended result is X"
"So, when presented with situation A, the result is actually Z"
"Hmm, that's definitely not our intent. Let's rearrange things a little. Try now"
"So, when presented with situation A, the result is X. But, when presented with situation B, the result is 'the entire city is now in a sinkhole'"
"Hmm, ok, let's see if we can fix this before implementation..."
In Michigan, especially on the west side of the state, we get spoiled when it comes to winter considering our latitude.
There's a giant heat sink to the west of us (Lake Michigan), which very much moderates what we see in both the winter and summer.
On just about any given day in the winter, compare the weather in Green Bay, WI with Ludington, MI. They're roughly the same latitude, but Green Bay's weather is almost invariably SO much harsher.
The same goes for Chicago vs southern MI. Huge differences.
Unfortunately, every now and then, the buffer doesn't work and we see things like -26F actual in Detroit, but that's more rare.
In short: Sorry, Piggeh, but it's cold up here, too.
Finally caught Thor: Ragnarok over the Christmas break and absolutely loved everything about it.
I like how all of the movies have little call-outs that eventually point to IW, and my oldest and I are looking forward to spending the winter/spring re-watching all of the MCU movies in preparation for it.
Really looking forward to Black Panther as the pre-finale to the whole thing. I think it's going to be a pretty epic lead-in for the ending.
I think it's hilarious that people are so tied up in continuous stimulation that even a short silence makes them think something is wrong. Even when you think about the fact that sound effects in space is actually a problem.
I was so completely blown away by that scene, and the total lack of sound for that moment is part of what makes it so perfect. I can't help but feel a little disappointed in humanity that the impact of that decision was lost on so many.
Also, Carrie didn't die until way into post/final finishing.
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