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Sega To Bring Dreamcast Titles to PSN, Xbox Live

Ignatius D'Lusional Huh? (158 comments)

Great, now I can play Crazy Taxi! Oh wait, they already ported that to PS2 ages ago. You mean Dreamcast had other games???

more than 4 years ago

Firefox Is Lagging Behind, Its Co-Founder Says

Ignatius D'Lusional Switched BACK to Firefox Today (646 comments)

I'd been using Chrome for a few months, and while I enjoyed it at first I soon realized that it was a memory hog when using dozens of multiple tabs and *consistently* choked to death on Flash content. I've been very happy I switched back, just from using it again today. As long as Chrome suffers these critical flaws and Firefox outperforms it, I will be sticking with Team Mozilla.

more than 4 years ago

On Pennies:

Ignatius D'Lusional Ass Pennies (594 comments)

You handle my ass pennies, every day. You ALL handle my ass pennies! THAT'S what gives me the upper hand!

more than 4 years ago

Larry Sanger Tells FBI Wikipedia Distributes "Child Pornography"

Ignatius D'Lusional Re:lolicon is creepy (572 comments)

So, let me get this straight... because you don't personally enjoy something (such as asparagus or lolicon), you would vote to make it illegal (criminalize it)? BECAUSE you don't care one way or the other??? That sounds pretty screwed up to me.

more than 4 years ago

An Animal That Lives Without Oxygen

Ignatius D'Lusional Re:Strange (166 comments)

Funny, I was thinking about Futurama as well, but the Popplers episode instead.

more than 4 years ago

How Smart Are You?

Ignatius D'Lusional Re:Missing Option (584 comments)

An excerpt from the Good Book:

Most people totally misunderstand the term "SubGenius." Look at the word. What does it mean?

It means NOTHING! It's utterly ambiguous. All-purpose. It sure as hell doesn't mean "just below genius level." To "Bob" and his mighty friends in The Council of None, one happy idiot is worth far more than ten A-Bomb inventing geniuses. We throw most so-called "geniuses" OUT. They're too nervous, they take themselves too seriously, they're Snide. They do not truly 'know' Slack.

Praise "Bob," there are as many idiot SubGenii as "smart" ones. Most prevalent, however, are smart-asses. It isn't brains, but an intuitive, anti-Pink, anti-cute Attitude Mutation. The Conspiracy has proved that you can have "high intelligence" but still not be able to Think.

more than 4 years ago

Sweet, Sour, Salty, Bitter, Protein ... and Now Fat

Ignatius D'Lusional Not Chipotle? :-( (210 comments)

Aw man... and here I've been trying to convince people that Chipotle is the new Umami!

more than 4 years ago

Passive-Aggressive Wi-Fi Hotspots

Ignatius D'Lusional Feed Me! (263 comments)

A friend of mine who lives in an apartment complex named his network "Bring apartment 6A a sandwich, no mayo". Nobody's delivered one to him yet.

more than 4 years ago

The Journal of Serendipitous and Unexpected Results

Ignatius D'Lusional Re:Signal to noise (153 comments)

Sometimes the noise is the result of too many signals at once; if you can't decipher the meaningful data from the meaningless, the transmission will often be ignored completely. Seeing that other people have already done what you have done helps you to determine the overall accuracy of your experiment in terms of relative experiences, and may even spark people to do *only* things that have not yet been tried yet. It's just a matter of collecting and sharing all of the "negative" data that has and will be published.

more than 4 years ago

IPv4 Free Pool Drops Below 10%, Allocated

Ignatius D'Lusional I'm Waiting... (467 comments)

Like most people, I'm waiting until my ISP switches to IPv6. Until they change my IP address, then I have no reason to change my internal IP addresses. I mean really, what's the point? Most of us have no control over whether IPv6 is implemented anyway.

more than 4 years ago

In total, I've downloaded X Linux ISOs, where X= ...

Ignatius D'Lusional Re:Do I count purpose-built Live CDs? (483 comments)

I agree! My favorite LiveCD is *also* "Damn Small Linux Trinity Rescue Disk Change NT Password (CHNTPW) ClamAV LiveCD SysRescue CD (or something close to that) GPartED". Seems to me like they should shorten the name, though. Or perhaps divide it into separate distros using commas.

more than 4 years ago

Why a Hard Disk Is a Better Bargain Than an SSD

Ignatius D'Lusional Re:Doesn't die.... (403 comments)

That is absolutely true. I'm thinking of switching to SSDs in the future (once they come down in price a bit) mainly because over the years I have lost at LEAST 1TB of data due to hard drives failing. Most of the time, I have no idea why they don't work anymore... did a head hit a platter? Is an arm broken? Are the discs not spinning? Most of us are not technically adept enough to repair a broken hard drive, and data recovery services are damn expensive, so if we're just talking about personal files and downloaded media, it's likely lost FOREVER. Just a couple weeks ago I had a 500GB external drive fail, and it was nearly full to capacity and was working as a backup for another computer that now has a fried mobo. So... all of the pictures I spent time scanning, all of the CDs I burned, everything I meticulously cataloged... gone forever.

THIS is why SSDs will become the preference of the future.

more than 5 years ago

Human Laughter Up To 16 Million Years Old

Ignatius D'Lusional Re:No touchy! (149 comments)

That's a really good point... if tickling is a reflex that makes us "laugh" although it's clearly unpleasant (does anybody *actually* like to be tickled, other than masochists???), maybe tickling orangutans isn't the best way to research laughter. What we need to do is research their reaction to HUMOR.

Obviously there aren't any orangutan joke writers (other than Jeff Foxworthy, I suppose), but if comedy stems from the tragedy of others, maybe we should find out if orangutans still "laugh" when they see another orangutan fall from a branch or something similar that humans universally find humorous.

more than 5 years ago

A Real-World Test of the Verizon MiFi

Ignatius D'Lusional Re:Irony (118 comments)

Obviously, you're losing touch with popular culture. "Irony" applies to anything that is NOT ironic. See: Alanis Morisette.

Just like the word "literally" has come to mean "figuratively".

It's a world gone mad, I tell you!

more than 5 years ago

The Perils of Pop Philosophy

Ignatius D'Lusional Hey, man... (484 comments)

Y'know, like... I didn't read the whole article or nothin' but, like... I gotta say that my best philosophical arguments happen while smoking hash, man. So, like... I don't know what this guy's got against hash, be it "one-way" or another but like... oh wait. I forgot what I was saying. Oh well... now where the hell did I put the Doritos?

more than 5 years ago

How To Help a Friend With an MMO Addiction?

Ignatius D'Lusional Re:It's Called S.E.X (811 comments)

Dude, it's worse than you think. There are many (HOT!) chicks who have expressed disinterest in guys who play MMORPGs in general because their ex was so into gaming that HE WOULD REJECT SEX in favor of playing a game!

Now, I can go for days playing games if I'm really trying to beat something, but MMORPGS are dangerous because they have no "end". Once a guy is so consumed in playing his game that he can reject a naked woman gyrating on his lap (LITERALLY), what else could possibly motivate or persuade him from changing? Fear of pain or death is about it, right?

more than 5 years ago

Danger Mouse Releases Blank CD-R To Spite EMI

Ignatius D'Lusional Re:Links (296 comments)

Thanks to this post, this torrent downloaded in less than a minute!

more than 5 years ago

Man Arrested For Taking Photo of Open ATM

Ignatius D'Lusional Re:Not Exactly for Taking a Photo (1232 comments)

No, but we're talking about common decency. Sure, he doesn't HAVE to talk to someone, but seeing as they have guns and bulletproof vests, I'd be willing to make sure I'm in their favor by simply being a polite person.
A better response would have been, "Sure, no problem." Speak with them when you're done with your business, make sure there's no problems (e-mail yourself the photo if you can) and delete it if they ask. Not a huge deal.
Remember, it's always easier to be reasonable with people with guns than to be a smart-ass.

more than 5 years ago


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