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FCC Warned Not To Take Actions a Republican-Led FCC Would Dislike

Grow Old Timber Re:By that logic... (334 comments)

Don't do anything that will upset the stock price of the telco internet companies. We know how much they are wringing out of us MONTHLY. Pay no attention to the ads on TV about passing legislation limiting FREE TV. It's just the telco companies saying they don't want to have to pay a fee for content they are using.. I say let the bastards pay for free TV. We know how much they are making EVERY FUCKING MONTH!

2 days ago
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Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board

Grow Old Timber Will leave MicroSoft board, Bored is more like it (141 comments)

I sure will miss him. Naawt! How many chips will he have to cash in on to buy the Clippers? Only enough to keep the price of MS stock from tumbling, like Bill does.

3 days ago
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Snowden: NSA Working On Autonomous Cyberwarfare Bot

Grow Old Timber Re:On come on now Edward (194 comments)

"I think a prosecutor could make that case considering where he wound up." Wound up? We delivered Russia its' biggest prize by trying to hunt him down now didn't we? If anyone is paranoid its' the US with good reason too I might ad. The truth is hard to deal with when you lie a lot. So stop being such a bad liar.

about two weeks ago
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Sniffing Out Billions In US Currency Smuggled Across the Border To Mexico

Grow Old Timber Re:Wrong problem to focus on (158 comments)

So enlighten us you, you you 'Anonymous Coward' Is it Tis or its' ?

about two weeks ago
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Microsoft Surface Drowning?

Grow Old Timber Re:Embrace or Expire? (337 comments)

"This post was written on a Microsoft Surface Pro 3" By a MS Fanboy that gets paid for posting 'good' reviews

about two weeks ago
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US Intelligence Wants Tools To Tell: Who's the Smartest of Them All?

Grow Old Timber Re:This is terrifying (162 comments)

Here is why it's so terrifying; How's it going so far? Snowden for example.... I mean careful who you train they might bite you in the ass. Shawshank Redemption comes to mind, haha. Government Intel is an oxymoron

about two weeks ago
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The Milky Way Is Much Less Massive Than Previous Thought

Grow Old Timber Gravity? How about magnetic fields?... (119 comments)

Helioshperes as well as our own Ionosphere (magnetic field) have shown that magnetism is a universal force to be reckoned with. Indeed gravity could be just a magnetic effect on an atomic scale. The more mass the more effect. Electrons pulsing in a atom synchronizing with identical atoms become a united energy. That's what holds things together. And what gravity is, basically. A united atomic force. Too simple? .

about three weeks ago
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The Misleading Fliers Comcast Used To Kill Off a Local Internet Competitor

Grow Old Timber Re:Get used to this... (250 comments)

All that writing and you never covered the fact that no one will buyout a municipal ISP. Or "merge" and that's a BIG consideration. Why the negativity and 'speaking for us' Slashdotters??? I think a lot of these responses are from paid employees of the providers, Eh? And what are they so afraid of...it failing? No it might be what we actually need for balance. And this is not "health care" so why even try to scare people by mentioning it.

about three weeks ago
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White House Approves Sonic Cannons For Atlantic Energy Exploration

Grow Old Timber Re:The White House isn't stupid.. (272 comments)

So You're saying oil is cheap now??? You are blind to investor trading. Who is buying oil at $120 a barrel? We don't know because it's a 'privacy thing'. Or trade secret they say How convenient.... So what if BIG oil is buying their own commodity to keep the #s up. Saudi Arabia said they would be happy with $50 to 60 a barrel and yet it is double where it realistically should be, according to commodity analysts. I have studied it. So saying it would be $150 is a lie and scare tactic. Because THAt is exactly what caused the BIG recession. $147.00 price. Remember the saying "what can we do about it???" Or weren't you alive back when we got robbed of our hi-way freedom. We are paying TWICE as much as we should be for gasoline to line some traders pocket. PERIOD. wake up. The war in Iraq was supposedly going to free up oil and we have never paid more ever since.

about a month ago
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White House Approves Sonic Cannons For Atlantic Energy Exploration

Grow Old Timber Re:Other loud noises (272 comments)

yeah It's like they don't know where babies come from!

about a month ago
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Time Warner Turns Down Takeover Bid From Rupert Murdoch

Grow Old Timber Re:Comcast first (70 comments)

If you studied the matter you would find there are other reasons you should not want these mergers other than 'it won't affect me' Wouldn't it be great if there was a choice of cable/content providers? Look around there is, and it would help to keep switching back to satellite once in a while.

about a month ago
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Utility Wants $17,500 Refund After Failure To Scrub Negative Search Results

Grow Old Timber Re:That's Fine (110 comments)

SEO stands for Sucking Executive Officer

about a month ago
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New Technology Uses Cellular Towers For Super-Accurate Weather Measurements

Grow Old Timber Re:Military Applications (42 comments)

Let see WWII era non guided rockets vs US supplied Laser guided missiles Some kind of dire conflict my ass

about a month ago
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Senator Al Franken Accuses AT&T of "Skirting" Net Neutrality Rules

Grow Old Timber Re:Al Franken? (81 comments)

Not worth responding too...Blind baby

about a month and a half ago
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Senator Al Franken Accuses AT&T of "Skirting" Net Neutrality Rules

Grow Old Timber Re:Margin of victory (81 comments)

Stuff it in your ass you allmightywind or BLOW it out yer ass.

about a month and a half ago
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Senator Al Franken Accuses AT&T of "Skirting" Net Neutrality Rules

Grow Old Timber Thanks Al The bravest Senator of them all. (81 comments)

I have to appreciate the Senator going off on what could be a win for us. Although huge corporations have the lobbyists behind them Al Franken only has us. And I sure love the guy, crying out loud for the little consumer getting raked over the coals. Thanks Al Franken Go get 'em!. I wish you all the support you'll need.

about a month and a half ago
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Study: Why the Moon's Far Side Looks So Different

Grow Old Timber Re:Thought Gene Shoemaker figured this out... (79 comments)

BOTH sides of the moon would have an equal amount of gravitational pull is questionable. Tides are stronger on the near side of Earth right? Why not then the moon also? My theory stands. Rotation? The Moon does rotate regarding the Sun. It is a fact there is not rotation in relation to us, the good ship Earth. Just maybe the Moon is not so uniformly dense and one reason why the heaviest side faces us. Let's ask the Russians. After all they were mapping it in 1959, ha ha.

about a month and a half ago

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Will Microsoft deliver service pack 4 for XP before the deadline?

Grow Old Timber Grow Old Timber writes  |  about 6 months ago

Grow Old Timber (1071718) writes "Would they go through the expense to do a final service pack before the end of the the support date in an effort to keep the systems around and from switching to another OS, like Linux?
If they are going to offer some sort of paid support, wouldn't it be smart to get as many people on board before? The reason I ask is; I am tried of the endless updates Win7 has to go through every time I log on and off. XP just works better. Until Win9 makes a debut..."

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