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USB Is the Devil's Connection

CmdrTaco posted more than 3 years ago | from the god-bless-the-loons dept.

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Jamie handed us Satan's Data Connection. You see, sane and rational human being, the USB logo is actually in the shape of a trident, and the obvious action to Evangelical Christians in Brazil is to ban its use. Hopefully they don't mispronounce SCSI and find themselves lusting after their PCs.

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it always looked to me like... (4, Funny)

roc97007 (608802) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249236)

A guy lying down carrying a briefcase and a pizza and... wait, never mind...

Re:it always looked to me like... (2, Insightful)

longtailedhermit (1544819) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249336)

[i]Hopefully they don't mispronounce SCSI and find themselves lusting after their PCs. [/i]
I don't get it. In what way would they have to mispronounce SCSI?

Re:it always looked to me like... (3, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249408)

secsy

Re:it always looked to me like... (1)

Jeremiah Cornelius (137) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249540)

Satan has never carried a trident - it is hard to say where this myth originated.

He does, however, have an enormous johnston.

Also, I suppose that there are key areas of the London Underground - which according to my tube map - these people would do best to avoid.

Re:it always looked to me like... (4, Informative)

contra_mundi (1362297) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249620)

Probably from Poseidon [wikipedia.org] .

Re:it always looked to me like... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249416)

sexy ?

Re:it always looked to me like... (1)

cforciea (1926392) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249426)

Sexy.

Re:it always looked to me like... (1)

BitZtream (692029) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249490)

Have you ever actually heard someone who wasn't a teenage horny boy on the Internet that said 'sexy' instead of 'scuzzy'?

Re:it always looked to me like... (3, Informative)

realityimpaired (1668397) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249730)

Yes... but it was originally intended to be "sexy", not "scuzzy".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scsi#History [wikipedia.org]

So strictly speaking, pronouncing it as "sexy" isn't actually mispronouncing it. :)

Re:it always looked to me like... (1)

Surt (22457) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249438)

SeCSI (sexy)

Re:it always looked to me like... (5, Informative)

phozz bare (720522) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249492)

Why would that be a mispronounciation? That's how it was originally intended to be pronounced. It's everybody else who's got it wrong :)

Re:it always looked to me like... (3, Funny)

Sponge Bath (413667) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249556)

Kevin Flynn: Come on, you scuzzy data, be in there. Come on.

What's not arousing about that?

Re:it always looked to me like... (1)

sumdumass (711423) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249678)

The naming convention behind SCSI was originally intending on it to be pronounced Sexy (secsi).

Evidently, if you read it, it's supposed to sound like that. The concept never really took off and people now forget about it. Btu sexy and lust is a close companion.

Anyways, I'm wondering why they arne't worried about the World Wide Web. Everyone knows that W translated into Hebrew is 6 (actually the V is substituted as W doesn't exist) so whenever they go to a web site, they are paying homage to the number of the beast 666. (www).

Re:it always looked to me like... (1)

SETIGuy (33768) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249874)

The naming convention behind SCSI was originally intending on it to be pronounced Sexy (secsi).

I believe Steve Jobs was behind that proposed pronunciation. The properly descriptive "scuzzy" won out.

Re:it always looked to me like... (1)

revlayle (964221) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249454)

well, obviously... you worship Satan

How many members in this cult? (1)

fishbowl (7759) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249258)

It doesn't matter, unless the cult has members who are also on the board of the USB-IF.

Re:How many members in this cult? (4, Funny)

jd (1658) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249410)

The entire membership of the Firewire committee.

who is the devil? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249270)

He is supposed to be an angel, yet in order to demonize pagans, they pretended that the devil looked like a cross between Pan and Zeus. Let's admit what USB really is, an instrument of paganism. All hail Zeus!

Re:who is the devil? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249310)

Oops Poseidon. Either way it's not Jesus.

Re:who is the devil? (1)

antifoidulus (807088) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249722)

Or Dionysus, the god of both wine AND ecstasy. And let's face it, who hasn't gotten really drunk and tried to have sex with their computer?

Re:who is the devil? (2, Funny)

somersault (912633) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249732)

who hasn't gotten really drunk and tried to have sex with their computer?

*raises hand*

I'd raise two, but my other is busy.

SciFi Skeleton (1)

WrongSizeGlass (838941) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249272)

It always looked like the top half of a SciFi skeleton to me. I guess it's time to up my meds again.

USB is the devil (2, Insightful)

mirix (1649853) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249274)

But not because of any tridents. Because of too many variants of connectors.

And it can be a pita to implement for some things, teeny embedded ones for example. Not horrible, but just to set up serial port emulation can be fairly non-trivial. Although luckily people have written nice libs for a lot of things by now.

Only Apple tried to mispronounce SCSI (3, Insightful)

billstewart (78916) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249276)

The rest of us always called it "scuzzy", and thought Apple Marketing's attempt to rebrand it as "sexy" was just lame.

Re:Only Apple tried to mispronounce SCSI (3, Funny)

schmidt349 (690948) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249428)

Wait, they tried to pronounce it "sexy?" Because nothing says "sexy" to me like the sweet, sweet curves of the Mac IIcx [allaboutapple.com] .

Re:Only Apple tried to mispronounce SCSI (4, Informative)

pathological liar (659969) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249832)

The rest of us? I've always called it SCSI but if you thought "sexy" was a rebranding (or Apple's idea) Larry Boucher would like a word with you... [wikipedia.org]

Re:Only Apple tried to mispronounce SCSI (1)

Rewind (138843) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249858)

How was it an Apple marketing rebranding attempt? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scsi#History [wikipedia.org]

Re:Only Apple tried to mispronounce SCSI (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249860)

Eh? I've never heard Apple say it wrong.

Now this is... (2, Funny)

MrQuacker (1938262) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249280)

A trident tested measure of faith.

I used to hear... (2, Funny)

The MAZZTer (911996) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249286)

...that the peace symbol was the Christian cross upside down with the arms broken off! OMG, Satanic message!

Re:I used to hear... (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249614)

Actually, a vertical line with two upward diagonal segments represents a person with their hands raised, and is a symbol for all that is good about people. Turn it upside down, and it represents the opposite, all that is evil. Put a circle around it to capture, imprison, or isolate the evil. That's the peace sign.

The peace sign does not represent the absence of evil, but the deliberate act of confronting and surrounding the evil in order to end it, or at least keep it away from us and our children.

Re:I used to hear... (4, Informative)

icebraining (1313345) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249776)

[citation needed]

The creator of symbol says nothing about it representing evil, and the circle representing imprisioning it.

The symbol is a combination of the semaphore signals for the letters "N" and "D," standing for "nuclear disarmament". In semaphore the letter "N" is formed by a person holding two flags in an upside-down "V," and the letter "D" is formed by holding one flag pointed straight up and the other pointed straight down. Superimposing these two signs forms the shape of the centre of the peace symbol.(...)
Holtom later wrote to Hugh Brock, editor of Peace News, explaining the genesis of his idea in greater depth: "I was in despair. Deep despair. I drew myself: the representative of an individual in despair, with hands palm outstretched outwards and downwards in the manner of Goya's peasant before the firing squad. I formalized the drawing into a line and put a circle round it."

Despair, not evil.

I thought that was firewire (0, Flamebait)

h4rr4r (612664) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249298)

I thought that was firewire;
1. it has fire right in the name
2. apple loves it, and the apple was the fobidden fruit in the garden of evil.
3. Who am I kidding, your invisible friend is not real and religious folks really are just practicing magical thinking. In a sane society we would offer them mental help not let religious leaders steal their money and abuse their children.

Re:I thought that was firewire (1)

StuartHankins (1020819) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249352)

+1 Insightful

Re:I thought that was firewire (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249420)

4. Used by gay people which is an abomination. May be redundant with point #2.

Re:I thought that was firewire (1)

Teun (17872) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249520)

And Steve Jobs was resurrected as God.

Re:I thought that was firewire (1)

lawpoop (604919) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249578)

2. apple loves it, and the apple was the fobidden fruit in the garden of evil.

The first apple computer sold for $666.66. [wordpress.com]

Re:I thought that was firewire (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249586)

More likely a pomegranate than an apple for #2, perhaps.

Re:I thought that was firewire (1)

sznupi (719324) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249768)

USB does try hard though...now at SuperSpeed revision...SS...in many places that still resonates strongly with Schutzstaffel (also... [wikipedia.org] )

Re:I thought that was firewire (1)

Monkeedude1212 (1560403) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249786)

In a sane society

Sounds like you too believe in fairy tales.

Re:I thought that was firewire (1)

SilverHatHacker (1381259) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249820)

In a sane society, we would allow others the freedom to be wrong and not shun them because we disagree with their beliefs.

Bluetooth... (3, Insightful)

damn_registrars (1103043) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249308)

Really? Jesus was born in the middle east and had blue eyes?

Either way, though, Bluetooth was of course named for a Danish King. While he himself converted to Christianity he certainly ruled over a nontrivial number of non-Christian followers.

Re:Bluetooth... (1)

Surt (22457) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249468)

Of course, he was the product of god and a human woman. God's genes won out. Even the recessive ones, he's God after all.

Re:Bluetooth... (3, Insightful)

PitaBred (632671) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249500)

What's even funnier is that most internal Bluetooth cards use... you guessed it. The USB bus. They're still using Satan! Muahahahahahah!

Re:Bluetooth... (1)

KarmaMB84 (743001) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249530)

Well, they must be using the typical western depictions of a long haired pasty white guy rather than looking like someone that many of his followers would be nervous about flying on an airplane with.

Re:Bluetooth... (1)

couchslug (175151) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249704)

"While he himself converted to Christianity he certainly ruled over a nontrivial number of non-Christian followers.
--"

Perhaps um, enough for a __Beowulf__ cluster?

Anyone else thing... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249322)

This was going to be a story from the Onion?

Sigh, more Christian bashing. (0, Redundant)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249324)

Unfortunately, nowhere in the Bible does Satan ever have a trident. But this is Slashdot... sigh let the Christian bashing begin if it must! :(

Re:Sigh, more Christian bashing. (4, Insightful)

volkerdi (9854) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249374)

Unfortunately, nowhere in the Bible does Satan ever have a trident. But this is Slashdot... sigh let the Christian bashing begin if it must! :(

Perhaps you should explain that to the Evangelical Christians in Brazil.

Re:Sigh, more Christian bashing. (1)

roca (43122) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249506)

One particular group of nutcases (who may or may not even actually exist) != "the evangelical Christians in Brazil".

Re:Sigh, more Christian bashing. (1)

Arancaytar (966377) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249596)

They are evangelical Christians in Brazil. They are not the only evangelical Christians in Brazil, but the GP's "the" can easily refer to "the evangelical Christians in Brazil who believe this crap."

So yeah, this is just one group of nutcases, but they refer to themselves as evangelical Christians, and one cannot arbitrarily define them as "no true Scots^W evangelical Christians" just because they're nutcases.

Re:Sigh, more Christian bashing. (1)

Sprouticus (1503545) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249622)

yes that is a completely different set of nutcases.

Re:Sigh, more Christian bashing. (1, Informative)

FiloEleven (602040) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249666)

The article's author says he hasn't found anything to back it up. The Brazilian article itself specifically says that it's an "evangelical cult."

But of course some cult rumored to be doing something bizarre isn't as sensational as generalizing it to all evangelical Christians in Brazil. The linked article's author is guilty of this, and Taco is guilty of repeating it. There's no question in my mind that the point is just to poke more fun at religion, in this case, for no good reason at all.

Re:Sigh, more Christian bashing. (4, Insightful)

Creedo (548980) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249756)

There's no question in my mind that the point is just to poke more fun at religion, in this case, for no good reason at all.

Poking fun at religion is a good reason in its own right. Mockery is the best response to silliness.

Re:Sigh, more Christian bashing. (4, Interesting)

PolygamousRanchKid (1290638) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249798)

explain that to the Evangelical Christians

In Evangelical Russia, Christians explain to YOU!

Actually, I have met a few (a handful) of real Christians in my life. They stood out because of their deeds, not their words, and never tried force their religion on me. One was an ear, nose and throat doctor, who closed his private practice for two weeks every year. Instead of spending the time on the golf course, he went to god-awful places on the planet, and did volunteer work for the World Health Organization.

The Mormons who proselytize where I live tend to be very polite, well. They introduce themselves, tell you what they are doing, and when you say that you are not interested, they answer: "OK, thank you, and have a nice day."

Now a question for our Brazilian folks: If I am approached by a Brazilian Evangelical Christian, can I hold up a USB stick with a trident to scare them away. Like a cross scares away vampires?

And you'll burn in a FireWire HELL!!1! (1)

countSudoku() (1047544) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249326)

iLink 1394 Blasphemers!
1394 - 728 = 666

Except that (3, Interesting)

geekoid (135745) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249618)

the number of the beast is 616. The next(or may the recent one?) printing of KJB will have the correct translation.

Bluetooth? (1)

sidragon.net (1238654) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249356)

Measures were taken so that all the USB connections of his followers were exchanged for common connections and even the Bluetooth (sic).

They have no problem with runic alphabets [wikipedia.org] ?

Idle Connections are the devil's playthings (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249364)

Make sure you don't install any SATAn drives either!

neither run Linux (1)

1800maxim (702377) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249686)

I hear it has a lot of daemons.

Re:Idle Connections are the devil's playthings (1)

rubycodez (864176) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249724)

Christians shouldn't use the EIDE-al-Fitter cable.

back in the day, they shunned the vulgar MoFoMe too

Running FreeBSD! (1)

mangu (126918) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249830)

How evil [securitylab.ru] can you get?

Firewire? (1)

pak9rabid (1011935) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249368)

I wonder what they'd have to say about FireWire

Re:Firewire? (1)

cnstoll (1941672) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249430)

That's pretty bad too, but clearly anyone caught using eSata will be subject to eternity in a lake of hell fire.

They are right (1)

gmuslera (3436) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249376)

Forks have no place the cathedral, they belong to the bazaar.

Not a story... (4, Insightful)

random_ID (1822712) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249394)

The article even says it is unconfirmed "if this turns up on Snopes don't blame me." Even with my sucky karma I expect better of /.

Re:Not a story... (1)

PitaBred (632671) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249516)

It's unconfirmed, but it's definitely making the rounds on Brazilian blogs and such. Even if it is a farce, the fact that it's newsworthy is newsworthy. IMHO.

Religion... (2, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249398)

The inhabitants of the earth are of two sorts: Those with brains, but no religion, And those with religion, but no brains.”
  - Abul Ala Al-Maarri

Re:Religion... (2, Insightful)

forkfail (228161) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249560)

No, no, no.

The two groups are those who try to divide everyone into two discrete sets and get it wrong, and those who don't try and get it right.

Re:Religion... (1)

Mitchell314 (1576581) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249664)

No, there are 3 kinds of people: those who can count and those who can't.

Re:Religion... (1)

Creedo (548980) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249738)

The inhabitants of the earth are of two sorts: Those with brains, but no religion, And those with religion, but no brains.” - Abul Ala Al-Maarri

I'd have to say that this is incorrect. There are plenty of smart people who manage somehow to believe in various deities and such. And there are plenty of dumbasses who have at least figured out that there is no god. Smart people are just as capable of irrational thoughts as anyone else.

Re:Religion... (-1, Troll)

aristotle-dude (626586) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249816)

The inhabitants of the earth are of two sorts: Those with brains, but no religion, And those with religion, but no brains.”

  - Abul Ala Al-Maarri

So I assume that you would in the latter group then since you don't understand the difference between faith and religion. Modern Atheism is a belief system aka. a religion. A personal faith in god is not the same as a belief system/religion/philosophy. Religion is a man made system of dogma and rituals.
Modern Atheism has a set of man made rituals and dogma. Ergo, Atheism == Religion.

I have a brain and I do not follow a religion. I have a personal faith in god and I share that faith with a community of believers.

Jehova witnesses (1)

Gofyerself (1709970) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249402)

So I only need to whip out a laptop or USB stick to keep the bible thumpers away?

Re:Jehova witnesses (3, Funny)

sumdumass (711423) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249778)

IT doesn't work that way in real life. I told a bunch of Jehova's witnesses that I was a Devil worshiper in order to get them to leave me along. This didn't work, they came back in larger numbers and prayed for my. they followed me to work and other stupid shit praying for me. My boss asked me what the hell was going on (as he was completely anoyed by this as was about to fire me), so I told them that after they knocked on my door about twenty times asking me if I head the good news, I told them I was a devil worshiper and told them to get off my property. We had to explain to their pastor that it was only a ploy to get them to leave me the fuck alone in order to get them to leave me the fuck alone.

The cops wouldn't even stop them as they stayed mostly on the sidewalk and public right of way.

I later found out that the easiest way to get rid of them is to simply say "I'm catholic" and then listen to a bunch of crap about Marry being a whore for a few minutes. But if you pretend to be a devil worshiper to get rid of them, it's likely to backfire on you.

Sad news for believers (1)

asher09 (1684758) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249418)

It is news like this that gives evangelical Christians a bad rep. I suppose that these Brazilian Christians were thinking about the "mark of the beast" in the book of Revelation, in which it states that in the Great Tribulation, only those with the mark of the beast can participate in commerce and those who refuse to have the mark of the beast (newly converted Jewish believers) will be persecuted by the society because they can't buy or sell anything. There is nothing in the Scriptures about Satan having a trident thingy or that he is red or anything like that. In fact, it says that he can appear as an angel of light that appears righteous, etc. But nothing about the stereotypical evil look.

Re:Sad news for believers (0, Flamebait)

geekoid (135745) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249652)

evangelical Christians gives evangelical Christians a bad rep. this is just one more case of their lunacy.

Re:Sad news for believers (1)

asher09 (1684758) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249782)

Intelligence, please. Not just name calling

Re:Sad news for believers (1)

geekoid (135745) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249826)

oh please. There all goofy, and have stupid beliefs. The deserve ridicule, and nothing more.

that's unfair, they should also be shunned.

Re:Sad news for believers (4, Insightful)

couchslug (175151) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249876)

"It is news like this that gives evangelical Christians a bad rep."

Well that, and direct experience with them also helps. The US Rovian Religious Right are a MASSIVE collection of Evangelical Dominionists bent on turning the US into a theocracy.

No problem (1)

Vinegar Joe (998110) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249434)

I seriously doubt they'll behead anyone.......

Yes, lunatics exist in all places on the planet. (1)

BitZtream (692029) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249462)

!news

It happens all the time, its what happens people are fanatical, not really sure why this is news, even on slashdot. Giving them attention just furthers their behavior.

Re:Yes, lunatics exist in all places on the planet (1)

Teun (17872) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249626)

Indeed, here in The Netherlands there is a number of conservative (Dutch Reformed) Christians that cover up the Europe symbol on their cars' license plates.

This EU symbol is a circle of 12 yellow stars surrounding the country designation, they are adamant this is part of a Roman Catholic conspiracy to take back the world for Satan (the Bishop of Rome, also known as The Pope).

Install BSD (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249470)

That will give them a shock big enough that they might do us a favour and don't use anything electrical until doomsday.

Whew thank God... (3, Insightful)

masterwit (1800118) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249494)

This is good news!

Just think, if scientology somehow found the keyboard to be a derivative of the devil / whatever-their-evil-avatar-is, the internet would be a much more comforting place also...

But on another note, do these people know that most computers come with the USB symbol next to the port intended for their devil-plugs? I guess there is nothing preventing them from banning most computers!

...

Users over there really shouldn't despair, there are usb-to-firewire adapters [google.com] out there...that way they can send the devilish signal back into the fire-filled hell where it belongs!

translation of original article according to goog (2, Insightful)

Surt (22457) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249508)

The evangelical cult "Peace Beloved of the Lord" in the interior of Brazil forbids its followers to use any USB technology by contending that it uses a symbol that makes apology to the devil.

According to its founder, the Apostle "Welder Saldanha says that this is just a symbol of Satan, is always present in all Christian homes.

"The symbol of that name (he even likes to pronounce) is a trident, which is used to torture souls go to hell. Use only a symbol of those shows that all users of this technology pífia are actually worshipers of Satan "- explains the " Apostle. "

Measures were taken so that all the USB connections of his followers were exchanged for common connections and even the Bluetooth (sic), which according to Saldanha Welder is permitted, for "Blue was the color of the eyes of our savior Jesus Christ" .

Wouldnt networked SATA be closer? (1)

sethstorm (512897) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249536)

Serial ATA, Networked. Put that all together, you have something worse than USB :P

USB is pure evil for different reason. (4, Insightful)

w0mprat (1317953) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249562)

Because it's symmetrical. Who but the most evil cabal of engineers on earth would design such a connector to be a perfect rectangle? Without looking closely you have a 50/50 chance of getting the correct orientation.

Everything in computing from an RJ45 to IEEE 1397 have a obvious shape you can identify the correct orientation from.

Yes, yes. I know the trident is supposed to go "up" in relation to the trident logo by port on the port. But this varies randomly from one manurfacturer to another, from device to device, and thats those that have the trident logo next to the port at all.

Mini-B USB, popular for small gadgets, thank god, has an identfiable orientation.

Re:USB is pure evil for different reason. (5, Insightful)

MachDelta (704883) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249654)

Yeah, I thought this was common knowledge. I mean, who HASN'T experienced a severe homicidal urge while trying to plug a USB connection into the backside of some device?

"Does it go... this way? Nope, lets try the other... no that's not it, maybe the first time was right... well.. no, no I think it IS upside down, hang on... oh fuck, I dropped it! I swear to god if I meet the motherfucker who designed this piece of shit i'm gonna rip his fucking... wait, I GOT IT! Oh thank god! Now, no one touch it, or I will strangle you with the cord and then use it to hang your corpse from a tree. Seriously."

Well, maybe it's just me.

Re:USB is pure evil for different reason. (2, Insightful)

ZX-3 (745525) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249726)

> Without looking closely you have a 50/50 chance of getting the correct orientation.

And yet it typically takes three tries to get it turned the right way...

Obligatory Ron Burgundy Reference (2, Funny)

HangingChad (677530) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249570)

I stabbed a guy in the heart...with a (USB) trident!

Re:Obligatory Ron Burgundy Reference (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249642)

Yea, I saw that. Brick, I've been meaning to talk to you about that. You might want to find a close friend or relative and lay low for a couple of days, because you're probably wanted for murder.

I assume these people never use dessert forks. (1)

John Hasler (414242) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249592)

n/t

Trident? That explains IE then... (1)

enter to exit (1049190) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249676)

Only the devils tool could explain the harm IE has caused the world..

hey (1, Funny)

geekoid (135745) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249680)

you can spell Satan with a keyboards, maybe they should stay the hell off the internet?

Reliable source (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249682)

Foreign humor blogs are always a rock solid news source!

http://bobolhando.com.br/bomba-em-sp-culto-evangelico-proibe-uso-de-tecnologias-usb/

It's a joke! For f*** sake!
Here they are talking about the satanist psychologists.
http://bobolhando.com.br/bomba-em-sp-culto-evangelico-ataca-agora-a-psicologia/

So I take it, (1)

Icegryphon (715550) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249694)

Firewire is how we will burn USB at the stake?

Number of the Beast (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249780)

SOH = 001
STX = 002
    U = 125
    S = 123
    B = 102
  BS = 010
    U = 125
SUB = 032
  US = 037
    B = 102
ETX = 003
EOT = 004
-------------------
            666

...I see (2, Funny)

Konster (252488) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249784)

I see the connection here!

mod Bdo3n (-1, Redundant)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#34249810)

[theos.com] on his All over America rivalry. While are almost 'Yes' t0 any significantly and executes a of progress. of its core theorists - Is dying.Things nearly two years

devil's connection... (1)

lostmongoose (1094523) | more than 3 years ago | (#34249870)

so when it connects is there a devil's handshake involved?
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