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Rupert Murdoch's Quest To Buy Time Warner: Not Done Yet

Jahoda Just an unfortunate truth.... (63 comments)

...that as we have seen from Cheney, the capability of the dark side of the force to sustain and prolong life is unrivaled. Perhaps by Sauron's ring, but I wouldn't rule out that fucker murdoch as having one of those, too.

about a week ago
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Preparing For Satellite Defense

Jahoda Re:GPS needed for everything (118 comments)

GPS is convenient for the military to have, but they are in no way dependent upon it to conduct operations. Very paranoid folks, those guys.

about two weeks ago
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Geographic Segregation By Education

Jahoda Re:Translation (Rough) (230 comments)

This post says a great deal more about the kind of person *you* are and decisions *you* have made than it does anything else.

about two weeks ago
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A Skeptical View of Israel's Iron Dome Rocket Defense System

Jahoda Re:Parent is a libtard (379 comments)

So, you're spending your saturday anonymously posting to slashdot about "libtards" and the persecution you face from them every day. i don't really need to say much of anything else, do I?

about two weeks ago
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Ode To Sound Blaster: Are Discrete Audio Cards Still Worth the Investment?

Jahoda Re:No. (502 comments)

Which is ironic, because no audiophile would ever use gear from Creative Labs, ever, EVER.

about three weeks ago
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UK Gov't Plans To Push "Emergency" Surveillance Laws

Jahoda Best Buddies! (147 comments)

What disturbs me is the apparently lockstep between the UK and the US in the subversion of democracy and installation of fascist totalitarianism. I'm not even a so-called conspiracy nut, this should just be obvious to anyone following the news. Why is this not being talked about?

about three weeks ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Jahoda Slashdot degrades further and further (210 comments)

So this is where we're at now? Not just pay-to-play and inflammatory nonsense, but straight-up government-grade XBOX propaganda where we hear complete garbage like "statistically, only a minority of gamers have this sort of high-end hardware", when your bog-standard $200 R9 270x or Nvidia 760-whatever *smokes* the current console generation in terms of image quality. FPS, and resolution?
Not to mention the hilarity of this all centering around "Watch_Dogs", a game that is a textbook example of publisher bait-and-switch and making promises that are never delivered upon. Ubisoft is the Comcast of gaming.
This isn't even my opinion, this stuff is in wide discussion anywhere on the internet that cares about gaming in-general.

about three weeks ago
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Radical Dual Tilting Blade Helicopter Design Targets Speeds of Over 270mph

Jahoda Priorities (103 comments)

As if any of us needed any further illustration as to how warped the United States and its priorities have become.

about three weeks ago
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Microsoft Kills Off MapPoint and Streets and Trips In Favor of Bing Maps

Jahoda Re:I'm always amazed MS blew the mapping race (174 comments)

Today you took the time to anonymously post about "niggers" on Slashdot, and then you further took the time to engage in a "I could kick YOUR ass" discussion. I just want you to know that this is what you did with your time today. This is the person you are: a person who takes time out of his day to anonymously post about "niggers" on slashdot, and then talk about being able to snap people in half with no effort.

I don't even really have to say anything else about you. You've already done the talking, and we all know the reality of who you are. Everyone sees you, and everybody knows.

about three weeks ago
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Microsoft Kills Off MapPoint and Streets and Trips In Favor of Bing Maps

Jahoda Re:Problem with proprietary 'free' offerings (174 comments)

I am 99% certain that any child who has played a video game can read a map. Perhaps they can use it to avoid your lawn.

about three weeks ago
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The AI Boss That Deploys Hong Kong's Subway Engineers

Jahoda Best Video Game Level, Ever (162 comments)

I'm thinking somewhere between "Altered Beast" and "Contra" - after playing through the subway tunnels, suddenly you arrive at the boss, a towering computer which hurls engineers at you.

about three weeks ago
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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Religious Objections To Contraception

Jahoda Re:Bad media coverage (1330 comments)

Well, the bottom line is that when I see a Chik-Fil-A, instead of thinking about delicious chicken nuggets as I did for the first 35 years of my life, now I think about politics and what ignorant bigotry my money may or may not support. I may not have an MBA, but I am pretty sure this is exactly how you don't run a business. Yes, I realize they had a boost in sales in the short-term.

about a month ago
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Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Heads Into Home Stretch

Jahoda Re:This isn't going to do much (68 comments)

That's cool, dude. Your cynicism makes you appear so sagely and world-wise.

"It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness."

Just a thought for you.

about a month ago
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Windows 9 To Win Over Windows 7 Users, Disables Start Screen For Desktop

Jahoda Re:I skipped Windows 7... (681 comments)

Owned a Mac laptop, happily evangelized them, my primary desktop was a quad core 10.5 system for a good bit - saying this to not appear as a biased user - the Mac Finder is absolute *garbage* for a user who needs to do anything more than the most basic, basic file management - heck this is an OS which, up until 10.8 was more than happy to completely overwrite a network folder (without asking) rather than merge if you dragged a folder with an identical name into a file share. I followed eagerly every single OS X release up until the current, and buddy, if you feel like MS is making mistakes with Win 8, then you are willfully ignoring how far apple has gone to "iOS-ify" OS X's interface. Innovation in the apple camp apparently is now removing skeumorphism. The changes over the last few versions of OS X have completely sworn me off Apple, for good. We are squarely back to late 80s apple douchery.

about a month ago
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Workaholism In America Is Hurting the Economy

Jahoda Protestant Work Ethic (710 comments)

Let's not forget that significant portions of the American workforce are 100% on-board with the idea that *not* slaving your life away makes you a worthless layabout. Slave mentality, indeed.

about a month ago
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NOAA: Earth Smashed A Record For Heat In May 2014, Effects To Worsen

Jahoda Re:records go back to 1880, very funny (547 comments)

By the 1880s, the English Empire alone was more than capable of providing a fair sampling of global temperatures.

about a month ago
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Was Watch Dogs For PC Handicapped On Purpose?

Jahoda Re:Problem solved! (215 comments)

I mostly just watch the "specials" tab in the store - but the good news is that the summer sale starts in about 2 hours at 1 PM EST =)

about a month ago
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Was Watch Dogs For PC Handicapped On Purpose?

Jahoda Re:DLC (215 comments)

"Watch_Dogs Remastered Gold Edition"

about a month ago
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Was Watch Dogs For PC Handicapped On Purpose?

Jahoda Problem solved! (215 comments)

I just buy all of their games once a year for $2.99 on Steam and then never play them.

about a month ago

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