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Ben Heck's PS3 Slim Laptop

Lord Fury Re:Is he selling these on eBay afterward? (84 comments)

From your link:

Frederick Brown 'had allegedly built up a thriving business selling counterfeit games and installing mod chips, having advertised his services on Craigslist and other web sites. He allegedly sold pirated games from his Vista, CA residence as well, including both discs and hard drives preloaded with games that he would install into customers' Xboxes and Xbox 360s.

That's absolutely nothing like what is being done in the article. This guy is modding the hardware to make the ps3 portable, the guy in your link was putting mod chips in the 360's so people could play pirated games, which he also sold. Just because the word "mod" is used in both stories doesn't make them similar.

more than 4 years ago
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Heart Monitors In Middle School Gym Class?

Lord Fury Re:Holy shit? (950 comments)

I do actually remember those tests, sit and reaches, push ups, sit ups, mile time and maybe a couple other things that they would put into a nice graph to show how you stacked up to your peers. Being the fat, nerdy kid my line graphs were always about 1/3 as long as everybody else and well below the marked "standard." I also remember freshman year having to take swimming for 6 weeks too. Maybe my situation was rare, but I was never overly picked on because of those tests, and certainly not by the teachers.

I think heart rate monitors and the such to track students individually and just measuring their own progress instead of sticking them all to the same arbitrary "normal" number is better.

more than 4 years ago
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Heart Monitors In Middle School Gym Class?

Lord Fury Re:Holy shit? (950 comments)

Yeah, it took about 15 minutes for kids to start slacking off and just shaking the thing for the last 5 minutes. You would think the gym teacher would have realized that every class a couple kids were running marathons in 60 minutes every single day, but he didn't and I guess that's why he's a gym teacher.

more than 4 years ago
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Heart Monitors In Middle School Gym Class?

Lord Fury Re:Holy shit? (950 comments)

This seems to be what it's for. I'm 21 now, but during senior year we were required to use pedometers as the first step that was leading up to using heart rate monitors and pedometers to track the amount of work we did. The most we did was record the number of steps we took during class on our own personal chart to keep track of progress. The closest the school got to seeing the charts was when the gym teacher checked over everyone's chart at the end of the week to make sure everyone was doing it and to maybe encourage those that had lower numbers to try harder.

Try and find out from the school what data they'll be keeping, but for the most part this program seems to be getting lazy kids to work harder during gym.

more than 4 years ago
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My flash memory is mostly in the form of ...

Lord Fury SmartMedia (316 comments)

I'm surprised that there's even an option for something more obscure than SmartMedia. I've heard the term twice, maybe, and even as I stare at the smartmedia port on my laptop I have no idea what it's for. I know nothing that uses it.

more than 4 years ago
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Australian ISPs Soon To Become Copyright Cops

Lord Fury Re:Hmmm.... (183 comments)

Yeah, so far American corporations only have the power to bankrupt you and ruin your life, not spy on you. Only the government holds that right.

more than 4 years ago
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Dogs As Intelligent As Average Two-Year-Old Children

Lord Fury Re:What good does this do us? (472 comments)

Well 200 words is plenty to say "Hello IT, have you tried turning it off and on again?" and "Are you sure its plugged in?"

more than 4 years ago
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Null Character Hack Allows SSL Spoofing

Lord Fury Re:\0wned (280 comments)

I don't get it, you didn't post anything.

more than 4 years ago
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Are Console Developers Neglecting Their Standard-Def Players?

Lord Fury Re:Old Snake would never approve. (200 comments)

This is my experience. I care less about the frame rate and more about the size of the text. On my 29" 10 year old tv the text on the pitches on MLB 2k8 are so small my friends and I had to get right up near the tv just to read them. It's impossible to read the scoreboard in both NBA and NHL 09. It's not my eyes, I'm 21 and have 20/20 vision and this has never happened any other console generation. I've noticed my other games have smaller text than xbox and ps2 games, but with sports games it's almost unbearable.

Even if I could afford a huge HDTV, I'd have no place to fit it.

about 5 years ago
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Japanese Creating "Super Tuna"

Lord Fury Re:Obligatory (280 comments)

Teenage Kanji Ninja Tuna

Teenage Kanji Ninja Tuna

Teenage Kanji Ninja Tuna

Heroes in my sandwich

Tuna Power!

about 5 years ago
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French Police Save Millions Switching To Ubuntu

Lord Fury Re:Go France! (368 comments)

Yep, historically that's who governments give money to the second they have freed up funds, right? It's not like it ever goes to politicians friends'(lobbyists and/or campaign contributors) causes.

Any money saved will go towards building another bridge to nowhere.

more than 5 years ago
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Video Game Use Linked To Breast Feeding

Lord Fury Re:Before and After (94 comments)

Where's the option to mod -1 Eww?

more than 5 years ago
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"Necessary Complexity" in Online Games

Lord Fury Re:Please, what are some good free online games? (95 comments)

Free includes pirated versions. Every single game released can be free, and lots of them are good.

free and Good: any game you can find a torrent for that you'd like. limited to singleplayer or completely terrible, buggy, cheat filled online

Good and Online: go to amazon/gamestop/walmart and find a multiplayer game

free and Online: any of the free korean mmos come to mind, also open source games. the problem is that many of these aren't very good

more than 5 years ago
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Rock Band Creators Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Lord Fury Re:Pot, Kettle, Blackness (79 comments)

Warranty? Who buys new Fords?

more than 5 years ago
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GTA IV DLC Announced

Lord Fury Re:I don't care.... (49 comments)

It may be pathetic, but it's not surprising. Microsoft paid Rockstar to make the first few rounds of dlc xbox360 exclusive.

more than 5 years ago
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Tying Knots With Light

Lord Fury Re:Dr. Octavius? (125 comments)

Doc Oc was Spiderman 2. The villain in Spiderman 3 was conforming to societal pressures, security guards outside of Hot Topic, and running out of mascara and hair spray.

more than 5 years ago

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