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VLC Finally Launches App For Windows 8

Bozzio Re:Costs money (170 comments)

... or we could discuss how you got tricked by an obvious scam.

about 5 months ago
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VLC Finally Launches App For Windows 8

Bozzio Re:Apps (170 comments)

Finely, a reasonable criticism of Windows 8.

about 5 months ago
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Wine On Android Starts Allowing Windows Binaries On Android/ARM

Bozzio Re:Slashdot Rest in Peace (140 comments)

You sirDrama queen.

about 6 months ago
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China Lifts 13-Year-Old Foreign Console Ban

Bozzio Re:Good news for me (54 comments)

Or, we might get knock-off models at half the price (and half the durability)?

I'm not a big gamer anymore, so I actually would like to try a knockoff next-gen console. Who cares if it breaks in 2 weeks if it cost me peanuts?

Oh yeah, then environment :|

about 7 months ago
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Project Free TV, YIFY, PrimeWire Blocked In the UK

Bozzio Relatively pointless (195 comments)

I don't know about the streaming sites, but I know the blocking of torrent sites has had little effect or the more (or less) tech savvy people who use them. People get around not being able to browse for their torrents by subscribing to torrent RSS feeds (for TV), and by using things like Tor if they absolutely need to browse the Pirate Bay or other sites.

The trackers are not blocked, and therefore the torrents still work fine.

Kinda pointless.

about 9 months ago
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GCC 4.9 Coming With Big New Features

Bozzio Re:ADA? (181 comments)

"ADA" is the Americans with Disabilities Act, or the American Dental Association.

... and quite a few other things, if you care to look outside of the US: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ADA

about 9 months ago
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Blue Light of Death Plagues PlayStation 4

Bozzio Re:posted a bunch of magic tricks (309 comments)

That's a good point. I haven't been following consoles for a few years now but, you're right, it was kind of silly of me to assume people would wait to actually get their hands on the consoles before trolling!

about 9 months ago
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Blue Light of Death Plagues PlayStation 4

Bozzio Re:posted a bunch of magic tricks (309 comments)

... and the fanboy trolling for this generation begins.
This will be a long 5 or so years...

about 9 months ago
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Microsoft: We Offer Up User Data To Law Enforcement 2 Percent of the Time

Bozzio Re:MShafted (54 comments)

I've only seen one Scroogled ad but it was pretty clearly nothing but a thinly veiled smear campaign/Outlook.com ad.

BUT, how can you say "they're handing nearly everything over too?" Even the summary states they hand over very little. Much less than I had anticipated.

about a year ago
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Testers Say IE 11 Can Impersonate Firefox Via User Agent String

Bozzio Re:Hmmm (252 comments)

Exactly. Thanks for mentioning this. I was going to post the exact same thing.

about a year ago
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New IE Zero-Day Being Exploited In the Wild

Bozzio Re:Getting fed up (134 comments)

It's only a matter of tim.

about 2 years ago
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Did Fracking Cause Recent Oklahoma Earthquakes?

Bozzio Re:Probably. (288 comments)

+1 for exposing shitty logic.

more than 2 years ago
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Why Do So Many College Science Majors Drop Out?

Bozzio Re:...stuff they see on the Science Channel. (841 comments)

I watched the first season of Numb3rs and found it stupid. To me it looked like they were interested in making Maths and Computer Science cool, but couldn't find a way to do it. They resorted to over dramatizing simple concepts and spewing out technical terms without any explanation (turning them into buzz words). Worst of all, some of the stuff they were saying was completely ridiculous.

When the show was running, friends of mine who had seen it would occasionally come up to me and tell me they had no idea my field of study/work was so exciting. When I would tell them "yes, it is exciting, but Numb3rs is nothing like real life," they would inevitably lose interest.

Although Numb3rs seemed to try to make Math and CS cool, I doubt they managed to create many new scientists. And I'm not surprised as the whole thing was a big misrepresentation.

Oh, and don't get me started on CSI.

more than 2 years ago
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Occupy Wall Street Protests Go Global

Bozzio Re:The peasants (944 comments)

Showering will usually fix that.

more than 2 years ago
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Laptops In the Classroom Don't Increase Grades

Bozzio Re:Well duh (511 comments)

lol @ your nick!

more than 2 years ago

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Customer Service sends me Hate Mail

Bozzio Bozzio writes  |  more than 6 years ago

The Customer is Always Wrong (183974) writes "I emailed the Customer Service department of the local public transit system with complaints and suggestions about their website. They recently redesigned it, and the end product is less usable than ever. A day or two later I received a polite answer, but with internal forwards attached. Needless to say, the message written about me wasn't flattering. What do I do? I can try and get this guy fired, and hopefully somebody more competent will get hired, but is that wrong? Take a look at the site yourselves: www.metrobus.com. Should my criticism have been received so poorly?"
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