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Measure76 commented on a post in r/baseball
Measure76 1 point

Vertical pitching removes all skill from the position. Terrible idea.

The only truth here is that baseball games have been getting longer and longer over the decades, and things should be done to fix that. Worth pointing out that baseball is addressing this issue.

Measure76 commented on a post in r/PoliticalHumor
Measure76 6 points

The government has tanks, rockets, and nuclear bombs. Yes I'm sure your "Assault-style rifles" are all you need to overthrow it.

HebrewStomper 11 points

Why would a country nuke itself? Also why do we assume the entire military would actually fight? It is made up of other people after all.

Measure76 -2 points

Well if you are arguing we could use diplomacy against our own government instead of guns, then I'm with you. But then we don't need the guns anyway.

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Measure76 commented on a post in r/factorio
Measure76 89 points

Four of the top 10 reviewed games on steam are coincidentally Valve-developed titled? SHENANIGANS.

ChaosSpacePerson 6 points

I don't think OG CounterStrike counts as a Valve game.

edit: I guess they own it, but they didn't make it.

Measure76 8 points

Wikipedia tells me Counterstrike was originally developed as a mod for half-life by valve.

Edit: OK, two outside guys who almost immediately became Valve employees anyway.

Measure76 commented on a post in r/DemSub
Measure76 0 points

Against as I don't think this reddit has enough interest to make it worth bothering with changes.

Occlpv2 [M] 2 points

Voting comment: please vote as a reply to this comment with "Aye" or "Nay" within 24 hours to register your vote.

Measure76 1 point

Nay

Measure76 commented on a post in r/truegaming
Measure76 2 points

Well, with the Stardew example, the game is deep enough to have lots of fun without min/maxing. Personally I feel the game was designed with the idea that the player would always have access to the stardew wiki though. I don't think that's great.... there should be in-game ways of discovering and storing information on townspeople likes and schedules. But I just play with my smartphone open to the wiki.

Measure76 commented on a post in r/baseball
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Measure76 11 points

I think you guys should just do what you think is best, while engaging with the community when complaints do come up. It's a very difficult balance to strike to make the reddit as great as possible, but I think y'all do a mostly fine job.

My only real complaint is the twitter rule that you have to name the reporter in the title. I'm not sure what purpose this serves in any case, but especially when it's a non-news item, commentary or comedy.

Measure76 commented on a post in r/baseball
theelfpat 1 point

In 2018, the best way to communicate to the replay center involves a box that actually requires an employee to hold it, with analog cords connected to giant headphones? This is what I don't understand.

Measure76 4 points

You want a wired connection so you never run into wifi problems in a critical game situation. Probably want an analog connection too, so that local internet problems can't disrupt any part of the process.

Besides, analog phone calls sound so much better than digital calls. (/grumpyoldman)

Measure76 commented on a post in r/gimlet
Alligator8 7 points

Good theory, but if it's true then why didn't Snigdha Poonam bring it up? She's from the area and, I assume, knows the culture well.

If Snigdha Poonam mentions it to Alex, it would definitely be part of the podcast. So I assume she didn't bring it up, because it wasn't a logical assumption on her part.

Paging r/Replyallalex to see if this was mentioned at all behind the scenes.

Measure76 -2 points

I felt like Snigdha was scamming them too. The info she got from the call center was conveniently done in private and impossible to verify.

Measure76 commented on a post in r/baseball
efitz11 5 points

You can use the event finder in the play index.

So far this year:

1B: 1308 RBI

2B: 883 RBI

3B: 130 RBI

HR: 2181 RBI

Measure76 2 points

The raw number is masked by the fact that singles are more common than doubles are more common than triples... and of course home runs always score at least one so they're off the charts.

It might be more interesting to look at RBI's per single, RBI's per double, ect.

Measure76 commented on a post in r/baseball
ROTY_Mitch_Haniger 24 points

I don’t like this streak

Measure76 13 points

Eh, it's Good.

Worthyness 9 points

It's also bad. But only as much as it is good.

Measure76 3 points

Maybe you haven't heard, nothing matters anymore. Check ESPN.

Measure76 commented on a post in r/baseball
Measure76 6 points

It’s difficult to interpret baseball these days. The stat geeks won’t let you argue. They quote sabermetrics and end all discussion. Is so-and-so a Hall of Famer? The sabermeticians will punch in the numbers and give you, in their mind, a definitive answer.

It’s boring. It’s ruining sports.

No, you're boring and ruin sports.

Measure76 commented on a post in r/patientgamers
MaFratelli 36 points

I never heard that line. The second I saw the moon through the hole in the roof I just laughed and said you brilliant bastards...I should have given it a second more before I fired the portal.

Measure76 2 points

Oh fuck! That's how we're going to get the space core into space!

Measure76 commented on a post in r/AskReddit
legimpster 3 points

Why would you take a blind person bowling? Sounds like you were doomed to fail from the beginning.

edit: Doesnt anyone know what sarcasm is? Or do I need to include /s everytime? Obviously I know what a blind date is. Ive been on a couple.

Measure76 3 points

If you'd like to know more about blind bowling leagues you can see a website of a nationwide organization here.

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