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The Wi-Fi Hacking Neighbor From Hell

Jetrel Re:WEP (584 comments)

Downloading kiddie porn and crafting his plan to take over their world, what else?

more than 3 years ago
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If I must read a bit of spam, I'd rather it be ...

Jetrel Re:Time Drive (186 comments)

This was my favorite one of all time, thanks for reminding me!!

more than 3 years ago
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Steve Ballmer's Head On the Block?

Jetrel Who wins a pissing contest like this... (410 comments)

This is probably a Win-Win for Microsoft no matter how you look at it.

On one hand if he does step down they get a new leader and can use that momentum to propel them forward. All new product are great because their next deity blessed them. Not to mention the free press!

or

If he does not step down it shows that Ballmer is in it for the long run and they get tons of free press.

It would behoove them to drag this out as long as possible.

more than 3 years ago
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Google Pulls 21 Malware Apps From Android Market

Jetrel Confidential Business Proposal (242 comments)

Attention: The President/CEO
Dear Sir,

Having consulted with my colleagues and based on the information gathered from the Nigerian Chambers Of Commerce And Industry, I have the privilege to request for your assistance to transfer the sum of $47,500,000.00 (forty seven million, five hundred thousand United States dollars) into your accounts. The above sum resulted from an over-invoiced contract, executed commissioned and paid for about five years (5) ago by a foreign contractor. This action was however intentional and since then the fund has been in a suspense account at The Central Bank Of Nigeria Apex Bank.
We are now ready to transfer the fund overseas and that all you will need to do is download this App from the Android Market Place.

The transfer is risk free on both sides. I am an accountant with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). If you find this proposal acceptable, we shall require a few minor tidbits of information that we will download automatically from your phone and contacts.

(a) your banker's name, telephone, account and fax numbers.
(b) your private telephone and fax numbers -- for confidentiality and easy communication.
(c) your letter-headed paper stamped and signed.

Please reply urgently.
Best regards
Mike "Wingnut" Smith

more than 3 years ago
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NASA Confirms Discovery of Organism With Phosphorus-Free DNA

Jetrel You will tremble in its WRATH! (380 comments)

I for one welcome my new arsenic replaced phosphorus DNA’d bacteria overlord and hope for a long and prosperous reign!

All hail the new arsenic replaced phosphorus DNA’d bacteria!!

about 4 years ago
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Next Step For US Body Scanners Could Be Trains, Metro Systems

Jetrel What is next? (890 comments)

What ever happened to illegal search and seizure?!?! How are these even remotely legal? Seems like we are one step away from Big Brother listening in on our phone and Internet conversations. Oh wait....

about 4 years ago
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Man Served Restraining Order Via Facebook

Jetrel Where/How do I send the restraining order? (29 comments)

Oh Idle, You just won't go away, and you are so easy to click thinking your are something that matters....

more than 4 years ago
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New HRP-4 Humanoid Robots From Japan To Go On Sale

Jetrel Should of been built like the Terminator (157 comments)

Pretty awesome but would of been more ground breaking if the modeled it after the T-800 or T-101 or whatever. The whole time I was watching it I was wondering what would happen if someone just came up and pushed it really hard. Wonder if it would be able to compensate?

more than 4 years ago
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Boxee Box Pre-Orders Start At $229

Jetrel Re:There is an "All in one Device" (266 comments)

It's a HTPC. So you have to have a a computer to run the Server on. Then it operates in a hub and spoke configuration to feed content to other PCs or Extenders on the network. The server can also be used to broadcast video to your TV too. To get Netflix, Hulu, Amazon VOD, CBS, PBS, and other online content you have to use PlayOn and a free plug-in. But it works well and actually integrates into you recorded TV shows with the plugin.

more than 4 years ago
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Boxee Box Pre-Orders Start At $229

Jetrel There is an "All in one Device" (266 comments)

It's called SageTV. Runs on Linux, Windows, MacOS. It will play pratically any format you throw at it and keep chugging. Need to expand to another room well just buy an extender and run it wired or wireless. It is infinitively expandable with plugins and has a strong community of developers and hobbyist to help you along the way. Not to mention the form factor of it's extenders are to work and not be seen.
 

more than 4 years ago
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Woman Wins Libel Suit By Suing Wrong Website

Jetrel Not safe for work? (323 comments)

Maybe the lawyer and the judge were worried the sites were not safe for work. I know I sure am with names like TheDirty.com and TheDirt.com

more than 4 years ago
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Sit Longer, Die Sooner

Jetrel Oh... (341 comments)

Man I am glad I was sitting down when I read this! Sheesh...

more than 4 years ago
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The Misleading World of Atari 2600 Box Art

Jetrel Same thing happens when I go to resturaunts. (267 comments)

You know I have the same thing when I go to a restaurant. The picture of the burger looks oh so good but when I get it, it's just a smushed crap sandwich in a wrapper.

more than 4 years ago
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100 Million Facebook Pages Leaked On Torrent Site

Jetrel This seems more like an awareness campaign (163 comments)

Most of the other post talk about how this is not a big deal and in the grand scheme of things it’s not but what he is doing is showing the world how venerable your information is on the web and FB. There are tons of people that really just don’t understand what it means when you post things like your address, email address, phone number, and full name for the world to see. Take this mix it with your likes and updates of your daily activities and you have a damn good profile for someone to steal your identity.

Think about it, there are family tree applications on FB which is a gate way to getting someone’s mother’s maiden name. While I think him posting all this information on the web is callous he certainly is taking steps to show the world exactly how venerable you are when you openly participate in sites like this.

more than 4 years ago
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Twitter Says Americans Are Happier In the Morning

Jetrel Re:Am not. (88 comments)

Sounds like someone has a case of the Mondays? Hmmmmm?!?!

more than 4 years ago
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How many processes are running on your desktop box?

Jetrel Re:50 exactly (382 comments)

Depends if you think your 50 is high or low...

more than 4 years ago
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Pacific Northwest At Risk For Mega-Earthquake

Jetrel Really!?!? (457 comments)

Really this is news worthy?? Doesn't the world realize that we live on top of a molten core that is a river of rock and that the surface that we live on could be equated to the shell of an egg. Easily cracked and fragile with lots of pressure from below? Why don't we just report pending massive earthquakes and volcanoes "ON THE EARTH" and be done with it?

more than 4 years ago
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MythTV 0.23 Released

Jetrel Re:MythTV rant (214 comments)

If you want a stable & highly configurable software DVR that runs on Linux, Windows, and MacOS; you might want to take a look at SageTV. Sure it's not open-source but it has an affordable price point and is very expandable with both plugins and hardware extenders. You can run it as a standalone server or in a hub-and-spoke configuration. The default GUI leaves a lot to be desired but there are plugins (SageMC) that completely redo the GUI and make it look great!

I don't work for Sage but really enjoy how well it works!

more than 4 years ago
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NASA's Space Balloon Smashes Car In Australia

Jetrel Another hoax! (174 comments)

Was there a little boy in it? Is he OK??

more than 4 years ago

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Could thorium make nuclear power safe?

Jetrel Jetrel writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Jetrel writes "With the recent events in Japan nuclear power is getting a lot of bad press lately about it's potential dangers. Looking forward to possible replacements I ran across this article and thought what better group to put in the mix about debates on alternative energy sources. So can the world have cheap nuclear power without Japan-level risks by swapping thorium for uranium, some scientists claim. Is that too good to be true?"
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