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iPhone 6 Sales Crush Means Late-Night Waits For Some Early Adopters

DocSavage64109 Re:Conspiracy theory (222 comments)

Interestingly, Sprint seems to be releasing a $50/mo unlimited iphone plan that doesn't include the phone subsidy. It looks like a step in the right direction.

4 days ago
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Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers

DocSavage64109 Re:one did ring back and shout abuse (208 comments)

I never have these guys calling me, but several of the stories here mention these guys shouting profanity and abuse. I wonder if it is some sort of defense mechanism to keep themselves from realizing how low they are to be using these fraudulent tactics on innocent people.

4 days ago
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Microsoft Killing Off Windows Phone Brand Name In Favor of Just Windows

DocSavage64109 Re:raw speed of Win32 in Win2K and XP (352 comments)

Bah, that's not raw speed. Raw speed is the fraction of 1 second it took to boot up Windows 3.1 on a pentium 90. I refuse to use anything newer than my awesomely fast booting Win 3.1!

4 days ago
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Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers

DocSavage64109 Re:Rife in the UK (208 comments)

If it's anything like how they pronounce lieutenant, then I don't know how British pronounce Brighton either.

4 days ago
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Laid Off From Job, Man Builds Tweeting Toilet

DocSavage64109 Re:will require less water (114 comments)

When deciding if fancier controllable flush volume toilets are better, you also need to factor in the additional cost of the mechanism and whether it needs more repairs or adjustments and the costs of those repairs and adjustments against the cost of the water wasted. It could be that old fashioned toilets are more efficient all things considered.

5 days ago
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Laid Off From Job, Man Builds Tweeting Toilet

DocSavage64109 Re:Welcome to 2009 (114 comments)

Maybe it's good to have a higher water to waste ratio in the sewer system. Having the sewers themselves back up would be a bad thing.

5 days ago
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Who Is Buried In the Largest Tomb Ever Found In Northern Greece?

DocSavage64109 Re: Who is buried (92 comments)

Only a closet homosexual would think of a response like that.
Better?

5 days ago
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DNA sequencing of coffee's best use:

DocSavage64109 Tooth whitener / stain blocker (228 comments)

An engineered in tooth whitener or stain blocker would be nice. Discoloring of the teeth is the only problem I have with coffee right now.

5 days ago
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Architecture That Changes Shape In Response To Heat

DocSavage64109 Re:Structural Fatigue (34 comments)

Yeah, my wood house is 110 years old. I'd say the biggest risk to these old houses are termites and the old mortar in the foundations crumbling. Note that you do have to maintain the roof and siding.

about a week ago
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GM To Introduce Hands-Free Driving In Cadillac Model

DocSavage64109 Re:more excited about V2V (185 comments)

Everyone maintaining proper following distance merely moves the traffic jams to the highway entrances and the streets feeding them as after a certain level of traffic, nobody would be able to get on.

about a week ago
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Dell Demos 5K Display

DocSavage64109 Re:Same reason blu-ray didn't take off (204 comments)

Maybe a year or two ago, but my $50 Samsung bluray player with built in wifi and Netflix and all works great.

about two weeks ago
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Egypt's Oldest Pyramid Is Being Destroyed By Its Own Restoration Team

DocSavage64109 Re:... all in the name of "God" (246 comments)

Christians did the same thing to various henges up in England. I'm surprised Stonehenge survived.

about two weeks ago
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Kernel Developer Dmitry Monakhov Arrested For Protesting Ukraine Invasion

DocSavage64109 Re:There is no russian invasion in Ukraine. (205 comments)

How did we go from our paranoia of the NSA having back doors into nearly everything, to suddenly believing digital pictures are irrefutable proof, in the span of just one year?

about two weeks ago
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Kernel Developer Dmitry Monakhov Arrested For Protesting Ukraine Invasion

DocSavage64109 Re:Which Invasion? (205 comments)

A good cyberwarfare department could easily post lots of fake satellite imagery to google from multiple sources. Kind of like how people game Yelp.

about two weeks ago
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Kernel Developer Dmitry Monakhov Arrested For Protesting Ukraine Invasion

DocSavage64109 Re:Which Invasion? (205 comments)

If you think that MSNBC, FOX News and CNN agree on something and it's still not true, well, you better have a helluva citation yourself.

I'm pretty sure someone powerful enough to be putting on a global misinformation campaign has no problem feeding those three news outlets whatever press releases or "news" they want. Not saying that this is happening, but the WMD misinformation wasn't all that long ago.

about two weeks ago
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Apple Reveals the Most Common Reasons That It Rejects Apps

DocSavage64109 Re: Posted from a 5.5" phone (132 comments)

Why stop at 5.5"? Wouldn't a 10, 20, or even 30" phone be more useful and impressive?

about two weeks ago
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Kernel Developer Dmitry Monakhov Arrested For Protesting Ukraine Invasion

DocSavage64109 Re:Which Invasion? (205 comments)

Interesting point of view. There seems to be a pretty major propaganda war going on over Russia and Ukraine, and I wonder which parts are truth...

about two weeks ago
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Time Warner Cable Experiences Nationwide Internet Outage

DocSavage64109 Re:Is this news? (133 comments)

Exactly. If TW wasn't outright down, they were heavily throttled/over subscribed, or the modem needed to be rebooted, etc. Since switching to Google fiber in February, I haven't had a single outage.

about three weeks ago

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