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  1. Unless it covers laps protecting both crotch and femoral arteries, and allows to sit in a helicopter protecting the crotch from beneath. Also shoulder parts. Soviet vests of 1980s, Ti plates up to 6.5 mm, mass up to 14 kg. Afaik, personal cargo is up to 60 kg in both US and SU (includes mortar or grenade launcher ammo).
  2. I guess he can't carry more. It should. AKM bullet penetrates 7 mm of steel from a close distance, afaik. So, 6 mm of Ti looks enough to have broken ribs and squished guts stop a rifle bullet. IRL they were 6.5 mm thick (1980s). Total mass up to 15 kg. Did you count the crotch protection? (Human fuselage itself is not 1 m long.) That's why I mentioned more common "plastic".
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    So what song is stuck in your head today?

    Battles are nice.
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    Waiter, theres a _____________ in my soup!

    Yes. Ideas are idealistic, and the soup costs money. Waiter! Money. I want to pay.
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    Make a wish... and have it horribly corrupted!

    Not granted. Incorrect letter case. The target user is not recognized. I wish custom fonts were here.
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    Taking Tesla private (Split from SpaceX Thread)
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    Take the previous sentence, and add to it.

    I'd say that we can likely and safely say (this is getting repetitive) that we say that Jebidiah Kerman is one of the mission veterans from the rescue mission for the Lunar rescue of the 6th robot malware rescue rescue test mission, I guess, and there is nothing to add here. (Look, how bulky and ugly is Lucida compared to Arial)
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    Steal the cookie game

    The Cookienomicon has enslaved him...
  9. So, KSP mechanical arm mods should add a command-seat-alike Kerbal-attaching ability, and Kerbal will no more need jetpacks, too. On low-gravity bodies where you need a jetpack to move, you can just suddenly escape by an inaccurate shot. So, mech arms with seats could be even more required.
  10. Afaik, you don't wish a layer of titanium (or strong plastic), you wish pockets for titanium plates to reinforce your soft plastic vest when they shoot at you not with pistols (as usual) but with rifles ()when you got them too much).. *** Say, your soft vest weights 2 kg, and the reinforced one - 20 kg, Say, the reinforcing pockets cover, 2/3 of the soft vest area frontal and side projection. Say, your are a cylinder d=0.4 m, h = 1 m Density of titanium = 4500 kg/m3. Density of plastic = 1400 kg/m3. Then your surface area = pi * 0.4 * 1 ~= 1.2 m2. Front and side part of area = (3/4) * 1.2 = 0.9 m2. Reinforcing pockets area = (2/3) * 0.9 = 0.6 m2. Thickness of plastic = 2 / (1400 * 1.2) ~= 0.001 m = 1 mm. Thickness of titanium plates = (20-2) / (4500 * 0.6) ~= 0.001 m = 6.7 mm. So, you want a 1 mm thick plastic vest with pockets for 6.5 mm thick reinforcing plates covering 0.6 of side+front area.. The vest itself will weight = 1400 * 0.001 * (1.2 + 0.6) = 2.5 kg. Titanium plates = 4500 * 0.0065 * 0.6 = 17.5 kg. If they shoot at you not with rifles but just with submachineguns, you might prefer to use lighter plates made of plastic (putting them into the same pockets). Plastic plates = 1400 * 0.0065 * 0.6 = 5.5 kg. So, you have 3 options: empty vest (against various trash) = 2.5 kg. vest with plastic plates (against SMG) = 2.5 + 5.5 = 8 kg. vest with titanium plates (against rifles) = 2.5 + 17.5 = 20 kg.
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    Thread to complain bout stuff

    You do this just once, unless your DNA is configurable.
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    Why at all use this naive notation: "2 + 2 = 4" ? As we presume that these values are more or less equal, it's better to write this as 2 + 2 - 4 → 0 or |2 + 2 - 4| < ε
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    Thread to complain bout stuff

    Just take your DNA code and use it as a random sequence for passwords. AGCT = 00, 01, 10, 11. Combine them by three somebody should understand this "three" joke, get a 6-bit character code. So, instead of holding in memory a whole password, you just have to remember the relative DNA position. (You don't need to remember the password length. Just make it a function of position. Say, 7 + position%3) (You even can forget the position, just generate your passwords sequentially, just remember their numbers in sequence. Then the position can be calculated out of the number.)
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    Thread to complain bout stuff

    Enough long and complicated passwords allow you from time to time begin your life from scratch.