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Newly Discovered Virus Widespread in Human Gut

Flounder Re:My pandemic (97 comments)

Frigging Greenland!

yesterday
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Newly Discovered Virus Widespread in Human Gut

Flounder I've played enough Plague Inc... (97 comments)

Hit over 50% worldwide infection rate, then start buying the symptoms that kill and spread. Just make sure you've infected the islands before they cut off water and air travel (Greenland, Iceland, Madagascar, New Guinea and New Zealand have defeated me often enough). Oh, and target the countries that are contributing the most to finding a cure.

yesterday
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Getting Afghanistan Online

Flounder How to end all terrorism (182 comments)

Introduce an entire country to cat pics on Reddit.

about 10 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Stands In the Way of a Truly Solar-Powered Airliner?

Flounder Let's go retro... (590 comments)

I always thought that heavy-lifting solar-powered airships would make excellent replacements for long-haul trucks.

about a year and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Stands In the Way of a Truly Solar-Powered Airliner?

Flounder Also (590 comments)

Night?

about a year and a half ago
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Favorite U.S. Political Party

Flounder Re:1st vote? (503 comments)

Icy-Hot and the inventor of Icy-Hot

about a year and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Cell Phone Carrier In the US?

Flounder They all suck (375 comments)

Just accept that and find the plan that best suits your needs.

about 2 years ago
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Vermont Bans Fracking

Flounder So, this entire article is pointless? (278 comments)

Vermont bans something that doesn't, and won't, happen in their state? Next, Montana will be banning professional sports, Nebraska will ban surfing, and Utah will ban dancing and rock and roll.

more than 2 years ago
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Vermont Bans Fracking

Flounder Re:GASLAND (278 comments)

And don't forget that the production of Gasland was funded by Venezuelan gas/oil interests, which would be VERY screwed if we no longer had to import Venezuelan crude. Gasland is a hoax, just like An Inconvenient Truth.

more than 2 years ago
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Startup Wants To Peek Through Your Home's Wired Cameras

Flounder GREAT!! (186 comments)

Let's just give the conspiracy nutjobs MORE reasons to freak out.

more than 2 years ago
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Feds Call Full-Tilt Poker a 'Global Ponzi Scheme'

Flounder Pot, meet kettle (436 comments)

Nice to see they've taken care of all of those other problems, so now they can go after online poker sites.

more than 2 years ago
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Loophole Means Unlimited Data For AT&T iPhone

Flounder I'm gonna have to call AT&T (121 comments)

On my iPhone 3G, I dropped from the $30/unlimited to $15/200mb plan, thinking that I'd barely use that much data, since I'm usually at either work or home, and have WiFi in both. But now, I've upgraded to an iPhone 4, and have more ways to use the data (streaming Netflix, Hulu). So, I want to go back to the $30/unlimited plan. I'll have to call AT&T tomorrow and see if I can do that.

more than 3 years ago
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The Last Component To Fail In My Computer Was The...

Flounder CPU and Mobo (715 comments)

Had both the CPU and Motherboard fail at the same time. Replaced the power supply also, just in case.

more than 3 years ago
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Flash Is Not a Right

Flounder Re:Provided... (850 comments)

And don't forget the Intel-based Mac required to be able to run the SDK. That'll set you back $599 for a new MacMini (or less if you buy one used).

And, after buying all this equipment and paying the developer fees and actually developing the app, if you want to sell it, you'll have to submit it to Apple and hope they don't deny your submission for some undefined reason (and no, you can't submit your design doc and get pre-approved).

more than 4 years ago
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Will Your Answers To the Census Stay Private?

Flounder Re:first post? (902 comments)

American Male, 39. And that's ALL the information they are getting out of me.

more than 4 years ago
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What SciFi Should Get the Reboot Treatment Next?

Flounder Re:B5: Crusade (922 comments)

B5 is one of my all-time favorite TV shows, and I've been introducing my fiancee to it. Half-way through S1 right now, and a lot of the storylines really do hold up. Sure, the CGI is dated, and the acting is a bit stilted (but does get better), but the stories are still superior to a lot on TV today.

more than 4 years ago
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What SciFi Should Get the Reboot Treatment Next?

Flounder Re:QUARK (922 comments)

AMEN!!

more than 4 years ago
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What SciFi Should Get the Reboot Treatment Next?

Flounder Re:How about none? (922 comments)

A RoF series would probably work fairly well as a Sci-Fi Channel series (sorry, I refuse to use their new name). Apart from some minimal special effects depicting the actual Ring, the rest would be costumes and weapons (most left over from previous Sci-Fi fantasy movies) and they film enough in former eastern-bloc countries, moving to Central Germany wouldn't be a huge leap. And there's so much content already generated (between the books and the canon fan-fic), and the show would have a lot of the intrigue we loved and miss about early BSG.

more than 4 years ago
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My longest stretch without sleep (catnaps count) ...

Flounder 84 hours (605 comments)

Watched all five seasons of Babylon 5 (plus the pilot movie) with no breaks. Ordered pizza and chinese for all meals. Could only leave to use the bathroom during the opening credits.

When you're unemployed and bored, you'll do lots of stupid stuff.

more than 5 years ago

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Flounder Flounder writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Flounder (42112) writes "And the first recorded appearance of an O'Reilly cover in a music video, Weird Al releases the video to his single "White and Nerdy" off his upcoming album "Straight Outta Lynwood". The video is available at Al's MySpace page, as well as the video for "Don't Download This Song" animated by the Oscar-winning Bill Plympton.

Has Al become the music voice for the geeks and nerds?"

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