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Your Old CD Collection Is Dying

Chrutil Re:Grammar (329 comments)

Please proof read proof read!

"you may have noticed that many of them won't play won't play."

Oh, I thought that was just Eddie The Echo

about 5 months ago
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How Do You Backup 20TB of Data?

Chrutil Re:Hmmm... (983 comments)

Bet you most people here have no idea what you meant.

about 7 months ago
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Security Community Raises $12k For Researcher Snubbed By Facebook

Chrutil Re:Nice effort, but sets a bad precedent (95 comments)

The problem is, by third parties paying him, it sets a precedent for rewarding Facebook's bad behavior.

Nah. Now everybody knows that instead of getting $500 from Facebook telling them about their bugs, they can get $12k from the community by just hacking them directly.

about a year ago
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NSA Data Center the Focus of Tax Controversy

Chrutil Re:Robbing Peter to Pay Paul (120 comments)

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

yikes! What about poor Mary? She gets nothing?

about a year and a half ago
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NASA Discovers Third Radiation Belt Circling Earth

Chrutil Re:So let's see... (70 comments)

We've got the Van Allen belt... what are the other two, Van Morrison and Van Johnson?

Let's hope it stays at three so we don't get a Van Damme belt as well.

about a year and a half ago
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Firefox 18 Launches With Faster IonMonkey-Enabled JavaScript, Built-In PDF Viewer

Chrutil Re:Honestly? (220 comments)

Python 3000

about 2 years ago
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Possible Habitable Planet Just 12 Light Years Away

Chrutil Re:"JUST" 12 light years? LOL. (420 comments)

Could you get more by slingshotting around the sun?

Yeah, but you'll end up in San Francisco in 1986 so it won't do you any good.

about 2 years ago
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Do Recreational Drugs Help Programmers?

Chrutil Re:Caffine (878 comments)

was anybody talking to you, faggot? if you value your health, you better shut the fuck up too.

Dude, decaf.

about 2 years ago
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Buckyballs Throws In the Towel

Chrutil Fucking magnets. (383 comments)

How do they work?

about 2 years ago
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All Five Star Trek Captains Share a Stage

Chrutil Re:Archer (238 comments)

Neelix is the Jar Jar Binks of Star Trek.

Now where's that "+1 so true" mod when you need it?

about 2 years ago
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Stem Cell Treatment Found Effective For Rare Brain Disorder

Chrutil Re:Once again (43 comments)

And the government should never take money from people to pay for something they're religiously opposed to.

NOTE: I'm not arguing with parent, I'm saying that both his statement and mine are how it should be.

So no tax can fund school where girls attend for a Taliban?

about 2 years ago
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MIT Research Amplifies Invisible Detail In Video

Chrutil Re:2005 (114 comments)

Yeah, I actually saw this presentation at Siggraph back in '05 and it was really cool. When I saw this one I was wondering if they came up with something new, but it looks like exactly the same thing.

more than 2 years ago
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Missing Matter, Parallel Universes?

Chrutil Sure. (154 comments)

We read all this stuff trying to understand anything and all, and then the next paper they release will just say "Bazinga!"

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Which Comic Books To Start My 3-Year-Old With?

Chrutil Re:Tandy Computer Whiz Kids (372 comments)

Good list indeed, but probably not for another four/five years or so. Three is very young for all that. Every kid is different, but my four year old is definitely not ready for that. My six year old, however, is starting to show interest. Early stuff like the first tintin's were written for a different world and could be better suited for an age when you can explain a thing or two in some context to your child.

more than 2 years ago
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Paramount Claims Louis CK "Didn't Monetize"

Chrutil Re:Paramount's definition of "Monetize" (288 comments)

I suppose Monetize means using "Hollywood accounting" to pretend no money was made from enormous profits.
No question Louis CK made good money of it (rightfully so), and I really hope others that use the same methods will as well.
Jim Gaffigans recent Mr. Universe, for example (and yes - get it and see it - best ever)

more than 2 years ago
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NYC Bans Mention of Dinosaurs, Dancing, Birthdays On Student Tests

Chrutil Re:Barney is fucked! (470 comments)

What's 'independant' thought?

I think it's slang for a thought locked inside a necklace.

more than 2 years ago
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Avast Drops iYogi Support Over Pushy Scare Tactics

Chrutil Doesn't this happen all the time? (100 comments)

Or "It's like deja-vu, all over again. " as iYogi Berra would have said...

more than 2 years ago
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Raspberry Pi Production Delayed By Factory's Assembly Flub

Chrutil Fucking magnets. (132 comments)

How do they work?

more than 2 years ago
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Louis CK's Internet Experiment Pays Off

Chrutil Re:What shocks me (309 comments)

He filmed and produced the show with money out of his own pocket, that's $170k. The website setup cost was something like $30k. Then he had to pay tax on the gain. That adds up to about $300k leaving $200k in profit.

more than 2 years ago

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