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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #915 on: February 11, 2018, 04:52:04 AM »
Yep. That would be the only 4 lane highway that crosses into the city for probably less than a quarter of a mile. That was probably '04 when it happened though. I have no excuse for getting caught though. I was doing 75 or 80 when the speed limit is 55 on that road, AND I was about as thoroughly shitfaced hammered as you can get without actually passing out. The dumb bitch at the bar I was at in Gainesville had no idea how to make drinks. I told her to make me a "Stormtrooper" which is a double shot glass with 1/3 Goldshlagger, 1/3 Rumple Minze (100proof), and 1/3 Jagermeister. Instead, she pours all this liqueur into a fucking pint beer glass... and charges me about 5 or 6 bucks for it like it's one little mixed drink. I got half a bottle of liquor from this dumb broad for 5 bucks!  :D And that's on top of the 5 or 6 beers I already had, as well as one or two single shots of Jager and a double Johnny Walker black on the rocks. So by the time I choked down that HUGE glass of straight liquor, I was completely fucking trashed, WAY more trashed than I intended to get when I walked in the place.

It was a hole in the wall strip club with the ugliest strippers they could find I guess. The Top of Gainesville, it's called. Possibly THE worst strip club in the state, but I'd personally rate it 4th worst.

3rd worst was the old Claremont Lounge in East Atlanta not too far from Little 5 Points. It's closed now. They used to have a disgusting morbidly obese fat black chick who would shoot ping pong balls out of her pussy at you. If you were ever in need of a quick case of the crabs in your beard without actually fucking a dirty whore, you could go to Claremont Lounge and sit around the stage. Apparently it was a progressive rat friendly establishment too. They'd come crawling by once in a while. Or it would be a roach the size of a rat. Was sometimes hard to tell with the poor lighting they had in there.

2nd worst is probably the Cafe Risque in Lavonia Ga right off the I-85 N exit just before you leave Georgia into South Carolina. It's a fucking double wide trailer converted into a strip club, I shit you not. Nothing but meth'd up truckers passing through looking for a cheap meal while they look at sad saggy local homely farmgirl titties. Topless only, no alcohol. Woohoo.

1st worst had to be the old Club Nikki's V.I.P. off of the notorious Stewart Ave. in Atlanta. THE... WORST... part of town a white boy could ever hope to NOT be caught in after the sun goes down. I got talked into going there by a black dude I worked with. What a fucking cultural educational experience THAT was, holy jesus. A stripper was walking out the front door, and my buddy chatted her up and found out she'd fuck us both at the motel across the street for 100 bucks. She was so ugly, my mind won't even allow me accurately remember HOW ugly she was. On the way in, they make you stand against the wall and pat you down, THEN they run a metal detector over you. They're THAT worried about murders happening inside their club. I was the ONLY white guy in there. You know those prison shows they have on the Learning Channel about life in these supermax prisons? Yeah, the guys on those shows looked friendly compared to the people who were staring me down from every corner of the room when I walked in. We get in there, and I get a table dance from a black hoochie mama stripper with about 16 knife wound scars in her belly, no shit. But alas, I think they tore that club down several years back. What a tragedy, right?
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« Reply #916 on: February 13, 2018, 12:20:03 PM »
They're getting smarter...


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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #917 on: February 13, 2018, 05:41:47 PM »
They are coming for all of us  :ubershock:
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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #918 on: February 14, 2018, 06:53:54 AM »
There will be guns. Man has never invented anything and then NOT said, "Can we mount a machinegun on it?"
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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #921 on: March 05, 2018, 08:14:03 AM »
What kind of a country do we live in where a father can't homeschool his daughter about sex ed in the privacy of their own backyard?
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« Reply #922 on: March 05, 2018, 11:52:53 AM »
"Isolated incident"

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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #923 on: March 05, 2018, 01:51:56 PM »
"Gasp! Wait! It's not what it looks like!" :D
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« Reply #925 on: March 29, 2018, 10:29:03 AM »

https://twitter.com/JanelleCShane/status/978821054897405952

"It learned to dream its own (sometimes glitchy) version of Doom, then learned to beat it. The dream-training helped it beat the real thing."



https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2018/03/28/dodge-fireballs-forever-in-a-neural-nets-doom-nightmare/

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This isn’t Doom. It’s a neural net’s hallucination, based on a visual memory of Doom, played eternally by an AI agent tasked with surviving a growing deluge of imagined fireballs.

Created as part of a research project on ‘dream’ learning for AIs, we have the opportunity to not only observe, but play these snippets of mechanical dreaming, which AIs can, theoretically, train themselves on before being exposed to the real thing.

The heart of this experiment is two AIs: A neural network capable of visually learning a basic game scenario through observation and creating its own hazy, interactive impression of the mechanics, and a second AI given a goal within this ‘dream’. While the exact mechanics are horrifically complex, the paper by David Ha and Jürgen Schmidhuber goes into extensive detail on how it all works.

As broken down in AI enthusiast Janelle Shane’s observations on Twitter, the imperfect nature of the dream created has led to some unusual learnt behaviours from the practical, game-survival side of the intelligence. Over time, it has learnt that by moving in certain ways, it can cause fireballs to just pop out of existence. The AI has, in its own simple way, become a lucid dreamer able to exploit holes in its own memory to its advantage.

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« Reply #926 on: March 29, 2018, 06:40:44 PM »
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« Reply #927 on: March 29, 2018, 06:44:43 PM »
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« Reply #928 on: March 30, 2018, 02:32:37 AM »
Dear Everybody

A bus is gonna fall outta the fucking sky. We don't know where. Hope shit turns out okay for everyone. It probably will. But there's a "slight" chance that anywhere from around 2 to 1500 of you might be killed by it. Very slight though. Kthxbye.

Sincerely, China.

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Can you imagine if it landed in Japan? :D That would be most unfortunate.
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« Reply #929 on: April 01, 2018, 06:28:02 AM »
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