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  1. Comment on Robinhood: We're all investors, alone in ~tech

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    True, but it's not RH's job to discourage retail trading, they want to encourage it. Rather, it's better for them for investors to trade more, thereby making RH more money.

    True, but it's not RH's job to discourage retail trading, they want to encourage it. Rather, it's better for them for investors to trade more, thereby making RH more money.

    2 votes
  2. Comment on Robinhood: We're all investors, alone in ~tech

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    Robinhood's ad series "We're all investors" would like us to believe investing's the ticket to abundance. It isn't just selling a trading app, it's selling the ideology of personal responsibility.

    Robinhood's ad series "We're all investors" would like us to believe investing's the ticket to abundance. It isn't just selling a trading app, it's selling the ideology of personal responsibility.

    1 vote
  3. Comment on What's the cheapest food that makes you really happy? in ~talk

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    I love those frozed meals that are like, 10 for $5, 10 for $4, etc. They're so great for lunch! They take 5 minutes to prepare, taste decent, and actually give you something for lunch besides a...

    I love those frozed meals that are like, 10 for $5, 10 for $4, etc. They're so great for lunch! They take 5 minutes to prepare, taste decent, and actually give you something for lunch besides a sandwich.

    2 votes
  4. Comment on Esoteric tabletop gaming rules review in ~games.tabletop

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    I'll take a slice that's 1/8th sized please.

    I'll take a slice that's 1/8th sized please.

    1 vote
  5. Comment on Esoteric tabletop gaming rules review in ~games.tabletop

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    How do you win the game?

    How do you win the game?

  6. Comment on A cult leader known as ‘Mother God’ was found mummified in ~life

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    Thank you! It's been a while b/c I don't listen to podcasts often, but when I do, it's LPOTL.

    Thank you! It's been a while b/c I don't listen to podcasts often, but when I do, it's LPOTL.

    1 vote
  7. Comment on A cult leader known as ‘Mother God’ was found mummified in ~life

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    Love that show so much. Is it a recent one?

    Love that show so much. Is it a recent one?

    1 vote
  8. Comment on Getting kinky for the sake of data in ~tech

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    Apple rolled out a new tool that makes online tracking more obvious. What does it mean to want to stay tracked?

    Apple rolled out a new tool that makes online tracking more obvious. What does it mean to want to stay tracked?

  9. Comment on FDA to propose ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes, with industry likely to challenge in ~health

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    interesting data for sure. I'll take a look later today.

    interesting data for sure. I'll take a look later today.

  10. Comment on FDA to propose ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes, with industry likely to challenge in ~health

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    Found it: "The mint flavor of menthol cools the throat and makes it easier for smokers to tolerate the flavor of tobacco."

    Found it: "The mint flavor of menthol cools the throat and makes it easier for smokers to tolerate the flavor of tobacco."

    1 vote
  11. Comment on FDA to propose ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes, with industry likely to challenge in ~health

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    That's a good point. I think you could chip away at that stuff with some executive actions, eg: cancelling student debt, police reform, etc. In any case, the way you put it makes a lot more sense!...

    That's a good point. I think you could chip away at that stuff with some executive actions, eg: cancelling student debt, police reform, etc.

    In any case, the way you put it makes a lot more sense! Also, much more positive!

    1 vote
  12. Comment on FDA to propose ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes, with industry likely to challenge in ~health

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    I'm torn on this. On one hand, it makes sense to ban flavored cigs b/c menthol eases the pain of smoking. On the other hand, it feels extremely symbolic, especially considering that it was done...

    I'm torn on this. On one hand, it makes sense to ban flavored cigs b/c menthol eases the pain of smoking. On the other hand, it feels extremely symbolic, especially considering that it was done ostensibly to look out for black people. Meaning, if the admin wanted to boost the health outcomes of black people in the US, why not improve healthcare, education, inequality of opportunity?

    6 votes
  13. Comment on Twitter has acquired Scroll, a subscription for news sites, and intends to integrate it into their own upcoming subscription service in ~tech

  14. Comment on What's something that took you a long time to like? in ~talk