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The problem with poker is that if you're TOO good at the game's singular mechanic (understanding statistical probability) you get accused of card counting and kicked out of the game.

Which is the only game I can think of that actually being TOO good at it is grounds for being banned from it. » 8/19/14 9:03pm Yesterday 9:03pm

What, Americans being faced with the harsh, visible realities of what our conflicts bring us? Yes, that would be a shame for any of us to fully see what war and death and violence that our tax dollars pay for looks like.

What happened to this man is awful, and I hope his family and friends can get through the times… » 8/19/14 7:36pm Yesterday 7:36pm

It's not anonymity. A passive glance at any News Website comments section, where people post some of the most awful, racist, homophobic, closed minded, insulting and rude bile you've ever read are doing so with their facebook name and family photos attached right next to it.

It's not anonymity...it's just awful people… » 8/19/14 12:03am Yesterday 12:03am

Controversial? Mmmmm, maybe?

I would say it would be more controversial to have a game set up in a failed Capitalist state rather than Marxist. A state where corporations are considered people (but greater than people), where lobbyists have more sway in government than the voting block, and where the workers have… » 8/16/14 9:12pm Saturday 9:12pm

It's also illegal for HR to talk about anything other than the fact that 'yes, you worked at X company' when a prospective employer calls to check on resume/history references, but as someone who knew people who worked in HR...well...let's just say sometimes those calls get chatty... » 8/04/14 8:26pm 8/04/14 8:26pm