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Kids Can Swipe a Screen But Can't Use LEGOs

Hognoxious Retarded fat thick overweight fat pillock (352 comments)

Lego isn't an acronym, so why capitalize it? It's an uncountable noun, so why pluralize it?

Because you're THICK, that's why.

3 days ago
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Retired SCOTUS Justice Wants To 'Fix' the Second Amendment

Hognoxious Re:No. (1574 comments)

... ummm, or so I've been told.

3 days ago
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Retired SCOTUS Justice Wants To 'Fix' the Second Amendment

Hognoxious Re:No. (1574 comments)

I won't even bother with the logical fallacy that having weapons available supposedly makes everybody frantic murderers.

Did anyone say that? But one thing's true, it makes murderers more efficient. Strangling people is exhausting.

3 days ago
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44% of Twitter Users Have Never Tweeted

Hognoxious Re:Probably typical (121 comments)

Most people are consumers of tweets.

That's something to be grateful about. Most of the ones who do tweet have precious little to say, so if the rest joined in the signal would be buried even deeper in the noise.

3 days ago
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This 1981 BYTE Magazine Cover Explains Why We're So Bad At Tech Predictions

Hognoxious Re:Surely ironic (275 comments)

BREAKING NEWS!

Political cartoonists do not literally mean that Obama is an equid and Romney is a pachyderm.

We now return you to your scheduled program.

3 days ago
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This 1981 BYTE Magazine Cover Explains Why We're So Bad At Tech Predictions

Hognoxious Re:Ironic and Iconic (275 comments)

Just what slashdot needs, another story about injection moulding.

3 days ago
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This 1981 BYTE Magazine Cover Explains Why We're So Bad At Tech Predictions

Hognoxious Re:That micro-floppy (275 comments)

34 years later, the equivalent of a 'floppy' is the size of a fingernail, holds 100,000 times more data, accesses the data much faster and uses vastly less power.

And is 243 times as easy to lose.

3 days ago
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The Security of Popular Programming Languages

Hognoxious Re:Wonder how Ada 2012 would fare... (188 comments)

For one purpose the best I've been able to come up with is marshalling everything into a byte array, and then separating it back out.

Have you thought about XML?

(If you're not sure whether I'm joking that makes two of us)

3 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?

Hognoxious Re:Looking like Windows (451 comments)

Problem NOT solved, smartass. Comprehension fail.

about a week ago
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GM Names Names, Suspends Two Engineers Over Ignition-Switch Safety

Hognoxious Re:Hero ? (236 comments)

[Mel Brooks] Hey, you said "trade-offs twice! [/]

about a week ago
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New French Law Prohibits After-Hours Work Emails

Hognoxious Huge Thick 'un (477 comments)

whatever the French call la dolce vita.

That looks like Italian to me.

I suppose they all smell of garlic and generally aren't fat so I can see why an American would confuse them.

about a week ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?

Hognoxious Re:Looking like Windows (451 comments)

Remind me, I stand on which leg and chant the name of which Polynesian deity while doing this?

about a week ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?

Hognoxious Re:Looking like Windows (451 comments)

As someone who's just switched one of his old T40 stinkpads to 7, can you tell me how to make it act like XP?

Mrs Hog is going to buy a lappie with win 8 on it ... I'm sure that'll be a source of enjoyment for all the family.

about a week ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?

Hognoxious Kids today (451 comments)

i am using Linux at work on quite outdated hardware (would have gotten a new PC but never requested new hardware â" Linux Mint x64 runs quite well on it)

If it's 64 bit it ain't old, sonny.

Seems your shift key is broken, though.

NGOML!

about a week ago
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Double Take: Condoleezza Rice As Dropbox's Newest Board Member

Hognoxious SHE'S A LESBIAN (313 comments)

Oh, can't we have both? I'd buy tickets to watch that.

I mean *nudge nudge* she may have chipmunk teeth, but she's not so bad looking that it explains why she's never been married *wink wink*

about a week ago
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Double Take: Condoleezza Rice As Dropbox's Newest Board Member

Hognoxious Re:Oh why not? (313 comments)

My point is that the neocons felt that a small military force could rapidly democratize Iraq â" that the population was yearning for a western democratic system.

A natural, if naive, assumption for anyone brought up in one.

Sadly, the evidence seems to show that when moon cultists depose a dictator the first thing they do is install another one.

about a week ago

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3D Printing, Bitcoins Old News, Claims Report

Hognoxious Hognoxious writes  |  about 5 months ago

Hognoxious (631665) writes "Remeber when you couldn't log onto Slashdot without seeing "Bitcoins this, 3D printers that"? Well it's been almost a whole day without a half-assed story or thinly veiled slashvertisement hyping one or the other.

Bennet Haselton's ramblings aside, what do readers think will be the next thing we're all totally sick of hearing about?"
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Slashdot slashdotted

Hognoxious Hognoxious writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Fikzyor Kodoreddi (631665) writes "Internal Server Error
The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.

Please contact the server administrator, admin@slashdot.org and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error.

More information about this error may be available in the server error log.

Apache/1.3.41 Server at slashdot.org Port 80"
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Ted Kennedy dies at 77

Hognoxious Hognoxious writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Hognoxious (631665) writes "Ted Kennedy has succumbed to brain cancer at the age of 77. The funeral cortege will leave the family residence before swerving left and right then driving off a bridge."
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Hognoxious Hognoxious writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Hognoxious (631665) writes "Has anybody seen my Swiss Army knife? I can't remember where I had it last. It's red, with a lot of blades that fold in and out. Well, not really a lot, but certainly more than a few. Thanks."

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quatsch

Hognoxious Hognoxious writes  |  more than 5 years ago

BTW, the fallacy is actually reverse ad populum. After all, he was arguing that everyone not doing it meant it was better.

It's not that either. He was simply saying that somoene who does it is better than someone who doesn't - a perfectly reasonable argument.

The true reverse ad populum only applies to indie bands and cult movies; the less people have heard of them, the more "alternative" they are.

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I want some insurance for my polandinvadingmaterials

Ich überlege, ob man diese Aussage auch auf Roboter beziehen kÃnnte

What is the difference between a duck

KÃnnten Sie das nicht lieber in einer Online-EnzyklopÃdie nachschlagen? Um die Frage zu beantworten müsste ich meinen gesamten Cache-Speicher auslagern. Und das tut weh!

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patent reform

Hognoxious Hognoxious writes  |  more than 6 years ago If it's published it can't be patented. Nowhere, I repeat, NOWHERE in the article does it say that prior art is abolished. Don't be a fucking idiot all your life. That goes for everyone else whose reading and comprehension skills are lacking.

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Hognoxious Hognoxious writes  |  more than 9 years ago

I never really understood the concept behind forcing registration on users. Namely the NYTimes. Granted, I am sure it's for ad revenue, but atleast make it like CNN, MSNBC, etc...

Seconded. These cretinous oafs make you do it every time you visit their sites to download drivers and stuff.

No doubt whoever analyses the data think that the whole world is full of Helen Kellers - an assumption which a quick look around them does nothing to dispel.

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Hognoxious Hognoxious writes  |  more than 10 years ago Scio te esse, sed quid sum? Accusative & infinitive --
The dangerous time is right after a revolution, where you risk getting people in power who actually believe in the stuff they preach. --
I was going to patent flatulence in monastic institutions, but there was priory fart. --
I don't believe in reincarnation, but I might come back as someone who does.
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I AM an insensitive clod, you insensitive clod! --
Slash: got no birds, just foil hatters. --
When the only tool you have is e-mail, everyone starts to look like a spammer. --
Quis spapondanet ipsos spamodanent? --
I fear the geeks, especially when they are bare in gifs. --
If I claim to be a wise man, it surely means that I don't know. --
Thanks to slashdot, I now know that "Boa sorte" is Portugese for "Good Luck".
Why isn't there a slashdot relationship "stalker"? I have one --
This frog goes for a job interview, and the manager says "So you worked in a shipyard, what did you do there?".

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