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Grooveshark Found Guilty of Massive Copyright Infringement

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Funny, however.. (161 comments)

Well, then why the hell do they sell their cds and the shows? Why don't they give them away? Or better yet, pay people to take them. then they'd have all the exposure in the world!

yesterday
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Ebola Has Made It To the United States

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Fristy Pawst! (443 comments)

Which was a result of the US dumping ex slaves back in Africa...

yesterday
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Grooveshark Found Guilty of Massive Copyright Infringement

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Funny, however.. (161 comments)

Most often overheard quote indie band quote " I can't eat exposure" .

yesterday
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Grooveshark Found Guilty of Massive Copyright Infringement

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Funny, however.. (161 comments)

Speak for yourselves. The Indie bands I know, need to make rent, and are kind of ticked off at people who think that they should be able to listen to their music without compensating the band.

yesterday
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Former GM Product Czar: Tesla a "Fringe Brand"

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:How does the quote go...? (266 comments)

Yeah, that's a really weird thing to worry about, or brag about not having to deal with. Its a solved problem.

2 days ago
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Former GM Product Czar: Tesla a "Fringe Brand"

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Yeah ... but ... it's true. (266 comments)

Chevy sells approx 2,000 volts per month or 24,000 a year. Compare that to the much more expensive Model S selling 40,000.

Yeah overall, they are being traded as a growth stock, but look at those numbers. Can you imagine how much they would sell with a car the same price as the volt?

2 days ago
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Court Rules Nokia Must Pay Damages To Buyers of Faulty Phones In Mexico

Bill, Shooter of Bul No, Microsoft is liable. (25 comments)

RTFA. It says right there Microsoft, not Nokia is responsible. As Nokia Mexico is now a part of Microsoft.

2 days ago
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Microsoft On US Immigration: It's Our Way Or the Canadian Highway

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Fine! (363 comments)

Q: What do you think allowed OEM's to lower prices and compete?
A: A common operating system available to any of them, which allowed consumers to easily switch between Dell and Compaq without having to relearn anything or buy new software.

Clones weren't possible without MS.

2 days ago
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Microsoft On US Immigration: It's Our Way Or the Canadian Highway

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Fine! (363 comments)

The Federal government can not possibly screw up educational standards worse than Kansas or Texas have.

I would also argue that the way math is taught should be adjusted to make it easier to learn. We want kids to learn better than the kids in the 40's did, not the same. ( take a look at the average year to take algebra) in the 40s most students stopped their high school education with algebra. Now its a 7th or 8th grade topic.

2 days ago
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My toy collection is ...

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Gigantic and growing! (206 comments)

Why, I play baseball with a baseball. I play football with a football. Why can't we play legos with legos?

2 days ago
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The Raid-Proof Hosting Technology Behind 'The Pirate Bay'

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Why do they take the risk? (144 comments)

Both Stealing and Copyright infrigment are both illegal in most jursisdictions.

So specifying one over the other, just reeks of attempting to get rid of a guilty concious.

Which runs counter to the self professed notion of not being a cheap skate.

The poster I was replying to feels guilty about his actions, no doubt.

about a week ago
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Microsoft On US Immigration: It's Our Way Or the Canadian Highway

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Fine! (363 comments)

Wait, why do you think that Gates thinks he's exempt from being a responsible citizen?

I'm pretty sure he thinks he's doing a pretty good job. What with the fight to end malaria, the public library funding, and helping to put a pc in every home. Sure he's profited hansomly, and broke some rules along the way, but you can't say that he hasn't done some good.

(This coming from someone who detests microsoft products these days, and is writing this from Fedora).

about a week ago
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Before Using StingRays, Police Must Sign NDA With FBI

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:United States of Amerika (124 comments)

Maybe I should provide quotes from serial killers as well? Maybe presidential assassins? How about drug dealers? Pimps? Organized Criminals? Crazy rednecks?

That's how arguments are won right? By providing the most extreme quotes from people everyone knows and disagrees with? Screw logic, statistics, or evidence right?

We should really be trying to come up with the best 15 second sound bite for political attack ads, you woman beating, rapist enabling, high tax wanting, budget busting, nazi communist seal clubber.

about a week ago
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Before Using StingRays, Police Must Sign NDA With FBI

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:United States of Amerika (124 comments)

I can only hope. From your fingers to God's eyes.

about two weeks ago
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The Raid-Proof Hosting Technology Behind 'The Pirate Bay'

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Why do they take the risk? (144 comments)

If you continue to try and disaccosiate the lablel "stealing" because of the implication that its something that everyone agrees is wrong, I'm not going to believe that your motives have nothing to do with the fact that they are availible without charge.

It really looks like you are trying to say " Even though its illegal, and I'm doing it to get free stuff, don't think bad of me because I don't like thinking of myself as someone who does bad things". Its got all of the logic and reasoning of a three year old.

about two weeks ago
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Snowden's Leaks Didn't Help Terrorists

Bill, Shooter of Bul Yet another terrible story (183 comments)

The story in question, reviewed how specific encryption programs have changed or failed to change in light of snowden. That is all it can speak to. We know nothing of the relative rates of use of these tools before and after snowden. Their use may have spiked dramatically post snowden, and we would never know.

  Snowden also revealed information on phone tapping and spying at the service provider level, and many, many other forms of communication. The article did not speak to the effect those had. Its entirely possible that the they have taken counter measures against these as well. Its also possible that they may have moved with the crackpots in our midst to more secure service providers that are believed to be outside the reach of US intelligence.

about two weeks ago
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Use of Forced Labor "Systemic" In Malaysian IT Manufacturing

Bill, Shooter of Bul Forced Symantec? (183 comments)

The Horror! Isn't the use of that bloatware banned by some UN Charter? Have they no sympathy for the plight of computers under the burden of that cpu hogging virus allowing software!

about two weeks ago
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Wave Power Fails To Live Up To Promise

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Golden opportunity missed... (198 comments)

I don't get it.

Could you explain that some more? Explaining jokes always make them funnier.

about two weeks ago
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Commander Keen: Keen Dreams Source Code Released

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:and also should be worth mentioning (72 comments)

Right, ultra violent games might be too controversial. So their next game they went with something safe like Nazis.

about two weeks ago
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Torvalds: No Opinion On Systemd

Bill, Shooter of Bul Re:Simple set of pipelined utilties! (385 comments)

Wait are you saying that other things may influence boot time to significantly affect the comparison? They were running on the same hardware.

I don't understand your complaint about his comparison. It would be better perhaps, if it was a comparison of centos 6 with and without systemd. But is pretty close to my benchmarking on debian. There really isn't an argument here. SystemD speeds up Boot and shutdown. People hate it for other reasons. No one in their right mind, would challenge this point.

about two weeks ago

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Facebook/twitter icons

Bill, Shooter of Bul Bill, Shooter of Bul writes  |  more than 4 years ago

One of the worst things they've done to this site. I have *Friends* on facebook. I don't want them to know how much of a nerd I am. Furthermore, the slashdot stories aren't stories,they're summaries about stories. If I was going to post something about the topic to facebook, i would just link the source.

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Negitive feedback

Bill, Shooter of Bul Bill, Shooter of Bul writes  |  more than 6 years ago

I've gotten a couple posts questioning the validity of my attempted humor. Some people really don't think I'm that funny. It only takes three different mods to hit +5 funny, and I myself have seen a few other people have posted that aren't that funny. In any case, I am my own worst critic. Several ones I've posted I didn't think deserve any attention at all. So, in the future, I'll try and limit myself even further, to truly post only what is really funny, rather than some things that I think might be funny.

For those who are annoyed with my sense of humor, just be glad I was filtering out a good 80% of what I thought to post. You're seeing what I consider to be the top 20% of my humor. I'll try and tighten that down to at least 10%.

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Still confused about Freaks.

Bill, Shooter of Bul Bill, Shooter of Bul writes  |  more than 9 years ago I realise that every journal I've ver written is about freaks. Sorry, but I'm fasinated by them. Recently, I got two more. I'm just curious why anyone marks anyone as a freak. Anyone know? Any of my new freaks care to elaborate as to why they decided I was a Foe? I try to restrain myself from flaiming or posting anything too ofensive. If there is something I really feal strongly about that might offend someone I'll post it anyway, but I'll try to do so as clearly and logically as possible. I understand that everyone might not understand or agree with them, but I would think that they would respect the opinion and the manner it was presented in. Or do people just use Foes to demark those they disagree with? I understand using it for Trolls or those truely offensive, but why use it to censor those you disagree with? Are they so sure of themselves that they could never be wrong on an issue? Or are they afraid that they will read a well reasoned argument that makes them change their mind? Let me know, will you.

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New freak, new friend

Bill, Shooter of Bul Bill, Shooter of Bul writes  |  more than 10 years ago You know the drill Blah Blah, AsparagusChallenge doesn't like me. Blah Blah, AsparagusChallenge is my new Bestest Friend.

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IntlHarvester I also Luv U

Bill, Shooter of Bul Bill, Shooter of Bul writes  |  more than 10 years ago Once again, I have a non fan. I don't really understand the point of relations. I mean really, what is this a 2nd grade valeitines day party? Well, Just to show I don't have any hard feelings. Mr IntlHarvester, I am your newest fan. WHen you think about it, its only your closest freinds that are confortable enough to say that they don't like you. If you don't buy that then, lets just say im keeping my friends close and my enimies closer.

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Bill, Shooter of Bul Bill, Shooter of Bul writes  |  more than 11 years ago I apparently have a freak. I don't really know why. So Lars T. (470328), I made you my friend. You can hate me all you want,but I still wuv u.

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