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I know X people with diagnosed H1N1 flu, where X is:

LittleGuy Coming Soon.... (423 comments)

I know X people who are now Zombies, where X is:

* None at all.
* 1
* 2-5
* 6-10
* 10-15
* More than 15

more than 5 years ago

NASA Attempts To Assuage 2012 Fears

LittleGuy Concur, especially after 9/11 (881 comments)

While watching a recent documentary on the World Trade Center, I finally saw the collapse of WTC 7.

With that footage and the other images of the Towers collapsing, I want to yell at Hollywood, once and for all:


more than 5 years ago

Making Babies In Space May Not Be Easy

LittleGuy ObSimpsons (262 comments)

"Mrs. Krabappel and Principal Skinner were in the capsule making Starbabies and I saw one of the Starbabies and then the Starbaby looked at me."

more than 5 years ago

Lori Drew Cyberbullying Case Dismissed

LittleGuy Good decision (408 comments)

If it hasn't been done, has there been a civil suit filed? With the lower standard of proof and the exemption of double jeopardy, it should not be difficult to win.

Then again, what was the point of all this? Pretty troubled girl dies, person does horrendous acts against pretty troubled girl, person must be punished.

more than 5 years ago

'Vanish' Makes Sensitive Data Self-Destruct

LittleGuy Good Morning, Mister Phelps (171 comments)

Eight hours? The IMF usually needs 10 seconds/

more than 5 years ago

Internet Astroturfer Fined $300,000

LittleGuy From the article.... (245 comments)

Another internal email directed a Lifestyle Lift employee to 'Put your wig and skirt on and tell them about the great experience you had.'

Wouldn't the deep voice and five-o-clock shadow been a tipoff?

more than 5 years ago

Don't Copy That Floppy! Gets a Sequel

LittleGuy I'm confused..... (523 comments)

... what will deter those illegal downloaders who like Prison Rape?

more than 5 years ago

Keeping a PC Personal At School?

LittleGuy Re:Guest account with Fast User Switching. (695 comments)

All of ye have given good technical answers, and they would most-likely work, but I think ye overlooked the most practical solution:


If you are going into technical support, this is good practical experience when your users want the shiniest new toy to add to the network.

Unless one of your compatriots pays for your room, board, and tuition. Then it is exactly when the Chief Boss wants the shinest new toy, that usually breaks the system.

more than 5 years ago

My Advanced Personal Robot Will Mainly Be Used For...

LittleGuy Re:Robot humping nerds rejoice? (394 comments)

Sorry, but I'm a female geek :P

I felt a great disturbance in the Internet, as if millions of Slashdotter suddenly cried out in unison, "How YOU doin'!"

more than 5 years ago

Tales From the Support Crypt

LittleGuy Mouse Stories (855 comments)

When they first came out, people were picking them up and moving them on the screen, figuring there was some magical property which would move the cursor that way.

These days, (like at the local Borders) people have to be reminded that a mouse is *still* being used, and that the screen is not a touch screen.

about 6 years ago

Critical Vulnerability In Adobe Reader

LittleGuy Re:For the uninformed: (160 comments)

That might work on some or most files, but there still is no replacement for Acrobat.

Paper printout?

more than 6 years ago


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