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1  Other / Politics & Society / Trump has promised to commute the sentence of Ross Ulbricht on: May 26, 2024, 02:23:33 AM

Currently serving life in prison, imprisoned when he was just 29. He's now 40.

What do you think?
2  Economy / Digital goods / [WTB] Your Used Prepaid Physical or Virtual Gift Cards (<1 USD balance) on: August 18, 2020, 06:55:35 AM
If you have any used prepaid gift cards that you received as a gift and are used or any virtual prepaid gift cards that you do not need anymore, I will buy them off you. They need to have about 50 cents or more minimum remaining on the card.

USD balance, obviously. Nothing illegal or stolen.
3  Economy / Invites & Accounts / [WTB] Google Voice Account on: August 13, 2020, 03:54:18 PM
Need Google Voice accounts for Non-VOIP verification. Accounts cannot be stolen.

They need to be dispensable, not someone's personal account.

If you have these, PM me your price.

4  Other / Politics & Society / Riots after Death of Man in Minneapolis Police Custody on: May 28, 2020, 06:30:55 AM
If you haven't seen, a black man named George Floyd was detained by Minneapolis police and died while an officer had his knee placed on the back of his neck. Following links are NSFW.

Video here -

The police claimed that George Floyd was arrested after defrauding a business through forgery and resisted. This has prompted protests which quickly turned violent in multiple cities.

U.S. President Donald Trump reported that the Justice Department will be taking a look through an FBI investigation -

Here are some clips of the rioting -

Lady gets assaulted while defending a Target from getting looted.
U.S. Bank gets looted.
California Highway Patrol Officers Attacked.
Entire Target Store looted.

I'm not sure what the purpose of looting is nor do I see violent protests ever bridging the racial divide. The FBI is involved in an investigation so it's not like this matter is being brushed off. Violent protests across multiple U.S cities is reminiscent of the LA riots in 1992 or the Ferguson Missouri riots. Definitely looks like an overuse of force by the video and I imagine the officer that was involved will face some sort of charges. The Minneapolis police has fired the 4 officers that were involved in the arrest. Rioting is sheer stupidity and seems to always be the knee jerk reaction.

5  Economy / Digital goods / [WTS] NBA 2K19 - Xbox One Digital Code, Xbox One 1 Month Game Pass on: May 18, 2020, 11:51:48 PM
It is a redeemable code that is available for US region accounts. Might work for regions other than the U.S., but I can't guarantee it.

You will receive the 25 digit code that you can redeem online then download the game yourself on your console. 10 USD in BTC.

Also selling a 1 month Xbox Game pass digital code. 3 USD in BTC.
6  Other / Politics & Society / 2020 U.S. Presidential Election on: February 02, 2020, 10:46:59 AM
With primary season officially kicking off on Monday with the Iowa caucus, it's finally election time! I'll update the state primary results as they come through with the below schedule but this is where things start to get interesting. We've already seen Trump launch attacks on Twitter against potential opponents as they correspond to rising poll numbers. At the time of this post, in my view, it's a two person race between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. Biden had what seemed to be an insurmountable lead following this announcement for a Presidential run but Bernie Sanders was able to chip away his lead steadily while Elizabeth Warren's campaign collapsed following a bump in the polls in September.  A few of the smaller candidates that I was rooting for was Tulsi Gabbard and Andrew Yang but they can't seem to pick up any sort of momentum to break into double digit polling. I think both had reasonable, common sense, platforms and were moderate on social policy. Specifically for Yang, he's living in 20 years in the future and is bringing up important issues pertaining to AI that no politician wants to address.

What are your predictions?

Right now, I see a Trump vs. Sanders match up with Trump winning the electoral college with a popular vote loss.

Over the course of the next few months I'll be updating the individual state delegate counts as they come in. Out of 3979, a single candidate needs 1990 delegates to win the democratic nomination.

Delegate CountPercentage of total DelegatesDelegates Left Needed to Win
Bernie Sanders21<1%1969
Pete Buttigieg22<1%1968
Joe Biden6<1%1984
Elizabeth Warren8<1%1982
Amy Klobuchar7<1%1983
Tulsi Gabbard00%1990
Tom Steyer00%1990
M. Bloomberg00%1990
Deval Patrick00%1990
Michael Bennet00%1990
Andrew Yang00%1990

Republican Nomination - 2,552 delegates, 1,276 needed to win.

Presumptive Republican Nominee: Donald J. Trump: Bound delegates (59)

Voting Schedule:

Iowa Caucus - February 3rd - (41 Delegates available) - Pete Buttigieg Preliminary Winner

New Hampshire Primary - February 11th - (24 Delegates available) - Bernie Sanders Declared Winner

Nevada caucuses - February 22nd - (36 Delegates available)

South Carolina primary - February 29th - (54 Delegates available)

Super Tuesday; March 3rd

Alabama Primary - (52 Delegates available)
American Samoa Caucuses - (6 Delegates available)
Arkansas Primary - (31 Delegates available)
California Primary - (415 Delegates available)
Colorado Primary - 67 Delegates available)
Maine Primary - (24 Delegates available)
Massachusetts Primary -  (91 Delegates available)
Minnesota Primary -  (75 Delegates available)
North Carolina Primary -  (110 Delegates available)
Oklahoma Primary -  (37 Delegates available)
Tennessee Primary -  (64 Delegates available)
Teas Primary -  (228 Delegates available)
Utah Primary -  (29 Delegates available)
Vermont Primary -  (16 Delegates available)
Virginia Primary -  (99 Delegates available)

March 10th

Idaho Primary - (20 Delegates Available)
Michigan Primary - (125 Delegates Available)
Mississippi Primary - (36 Delegates Available)
Missouri Primary - (68 Delegates Available)
North Dakota Caucus - (14 Delegates Available)
Washington Primary - (89 Delegates Available)

March 14th
Arizona Primary - (67 Delegates Available)
Florida Primary - (219 Delegates Available)
Illinois Primary - (155 Delegates Available)
Ohio Primary - (136 Delegates Available)

Georgia Primary - March 24th - (105 Delegates Available)

Puerto Rico Primary - March 29th - (51 Delegates Available)

April 4th

Alaska Primary - (15 Delegates Available)
Hawaii Primary - (24 Delegates Available)
Louisiana Primary - (54 Delegates Available)
Wyoming Caucus - (14 Delegates Available)

Wisconsin Primary - April 7th (84 Delegates Available)

April 28th

Connecticut Primary - (60 Delegates Available)
Delaware Primary - (21 Delegates Available)
Maryland Primary - (96 Delegates Available)
New York Primary - (274 Delegates Available)
Pennsylvania Primary - (186 Delegates Available)
Rhode Island Primary - (26 Delegates Available)

May 2nd

Guam Caucus - (7 Delegates Available)
Kansas Primary (39 Delegates Available)

Indiana Primary - May 5th - (82 Delegates Available)

May 12th

Nebraska Primary - (29 Delegates Available)
West Virginia Primary - (29 Delegates Available)

May 19th

Kentucky Primary - (54 Delegates Available)
Oregon Primary - (61  Delegates Available)

June 2nd

D.C. Primary - ( 20 Delegates Available)
Montana Primary - (19  Delegates Available)
New Mexico Primary - (34  Delegates Available)
South Dakota Primary - (16  Delegates Available)

U.S. Virgin Islands Caucuses - June 6th - (7  Delegates Available)

7  Other / Politics & Society / Impeachment on: December 31, 2019, 05:37:27 AM
8  Other / Politics & Society / BREAKING: Trump Officially Becomes 3rd U.S. President to be Impeached on: December 19, 2019, 01:36:14 AM
The House has confirmed impeachment of Article I stating Trump has engaged in  "abuse of power and obstruction of Congress."

Surely this won't backfire on democrats, right?  Wink
9  Economy / Digital goods / [WTB] iTunes Giftcard (US) on: December 09, 2019, 05:48:40 AM
Title says all - Will only be purchasing legitimate gift cards.
10  Other / Politics & Society / Do Humans Have Free Will? on: December 02, 2019, 09:45:06 AM
The idea of free will originates from the concept that human neurophysiology allows for an individual to make a conscious choice about one's actions prior committing and executing that action. However, where does the "thought" of committing an action originate from?

Many argue that free will constitutes your inner consciousness which allow you to think of doing actions before you execute them. However, if any choice that an individual makes derives from consciousness, which is simply neuronal electrical firings deep within the cerebral cortex, mere repeated biochemical reactions, is that choice actually produced by free will of an individual?

Any thought that proceeds through your consciousness is a mere supplementation to your previous thought. Meaning, anything that you think of is a result of a previous neuronal action influencing another neuronal action producing a thought, which gives the perception of free will. At any given moment, you can't actually say what you're going to think of next until it happens. There isn't any thought process that goes into what you're going to think of next, it just happens.

You can try this experiment yourself. Think of any number randomly in your mind right now. Then ask yourself, at what point during your thought process did you single out that number? What internal factors within your consciousness allowed you to pick that number? Of course, external environmental factors could prime you to pick a certain number, but this doesn't lend credence to the idea that you yourself determined a number based upon your own free will. Point being, you did not and cannot originate the source of the number you just picked.

Any thoughts you had prior to picking your number is the action of firing neurons in which EEG electrical activity rises. This electrical activity within your brain influenced other neurons to fire causing your conscious to derive and produce a number. You cannot pinpoint nor did you control any of these neuronal firings within the process of selecting a number. Does this suggest free will is an illusion?

For free will to exist and for you to make a truly "conscious" decision would be for some you, whatever "you" may be, to be fully aware of all the internal factors within your mind, every neurotransmitter, every neuronal synapse, and every biochemical reaction occurring within your brain and manipulating these factors in order to produce some sort of output. Granted it isn't possible to have access to every neurotransmitter, every neuronal synapse, and every biochemical reaction occurring within your mind, how could free will exist?

The existence of free will, or the lack thereof, fundamentally changes how society should operate. If free will doesn't exist, should criminals be held accountable for their actions? This isn't as crazy as it might seem. The U.S. already accepts the plea of insanity in which an individual is not held responsible for a crime they commit by reason of mental illness. This does not mean the individual is not separated from society, but it does mean the individual is not held liable for their crimes. I am not advocating that we do not hold criminals liable for crimes, however it poses the question of why a criminal may act in the first place and whether any crime committed is truly the result of one's free will or is laid at the feet of determinism.

11  Economy / Digital goods / [WTB] Visa Prepaid Giftcard on: November 29, 2019, 04:20:58 AM
Looking for 1:1 of approximately 40 to 50 USD.

Will only do deals with trusted members.
12  Economy / Digital goods / [WTS] Olive Garden Gift Card on: April 06, 2019, 04:14:58 AM
$40 USD Olive Garden Gift Card (Seperated into 15 and 25).

Price - $31.25 BTC
13  Economy / Digital goods / [WTB] Xbox LIVE 12 Month Subscription on: December 11, 2016, 09:39:49 PM
I'm looking to purchase a code, please post below if you have one on sale. Code must be legitimate, nothing stolen or illegal.
14  Economy / Digital goods / [WTS] PlayStation Network (PSN) Digital $10 Card on: December 05, 2016, 12:15:23 AM
This only works for US residents/accounts, code is brand new.

$7.50 BTC at current rates.

Edit, code is sold. Thread closed.
15  Economy / Digital goods / [WTB] Hulu Subscription Code on: December 18, 2015, 12:34:09 AM
Looking for a reasonably priced code. No stolen codes.
16  Economy / Digital goods / [WTB] 12 Month XBL Subscription Code on: October 27, 2015, 10:47:54 PM
Need one. Legitimate source. PM me the price.
17  Economy / Digital goods / [WTB] iTunes Gift Cards on: October 04, 2015, 08:29:25 PM
Need iTunes redeemable for the US region. PM me if you have any.
18  Economy / Digital goods / WTB Visa Prepaid Gift card on: September 01, 2015, 12:31:06 AM
I'm looking for a $100 prepaid visa gift card. PM me if you have one with your price.
19  Economy / Digital goods / [WTB] Gift Cards on: July 29, 2015, 04:59:43 PM
I'm looking for a good deal on a Nike Giftcard. Around a $100 value. I can take lesser values though. Only legitimate codes. Nothing stolen. Please PM me the amount you're selling.
20  Economy / Digital goods / [WTB] Pizza Gift Cards on: July 26, 2015, 02:43:18 PM
WTB Papa Johns (preferably), Dominos, or Pizza Hut gift cards.
PM if you have any to sell.
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