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IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt

Mister Transistor Re:Over 18 (630 comments)

Yes. Last year's tax preparation expenses is a deduction, if you are itemizing. If you take the standard deduction, then it's irrelevant.

about a week ago
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I prefer my peppers ...

Mister Transistor Re:for the pepper masochist... (285 comments)

SCO are a measurement of degrees of patent trolling. "That bullshit Linux case was well over a million SCO units!"

The unit you want is SHU.

about a month ago
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Harsh Wireless Conditions? Send In the Drone Hot Spot

Mister Transistor What's the Name? (20 comments)

Will this be called F-WAD?

about a month ago
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Mt. Gox Knew It Was Selling Phantom Bitcoin 2 Weeks Before Collapse

Mister Transistor Change in name expected (263 comments)

It's official. The name is now changed to MtGotchya.

about a month ago
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The Tangled Tale of Mt. Gox's Missing Millions

Mister Transistor Re:"Sight"? On slashdot? (191 comments)

I think it was an inside job. Some employee of Dice absconded with all the mod points!

about a month and a half ago
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Satoshi Nakamoto Found? Not So Fast

Mister Transistor Re:Bitcoin: I am not money (182 comments)

Dorian Nakamoto?

I suppose he has a picture of a dollar in his attic, and every time a Bitcoin is mined, it fades a little...

about a month and a half ago
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Bitcoin Exchange Flexcoin Wiped Out By Theft

Mister Transistor Re:Why? (704 comments)

Yeah, but they have no Bitcoins left to hire them with!

about a month and a half ago
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Slashdot Asks: Do You Label Your Tech Gear, and If So, How?

Mister Transistor Reward if Found (250 comments)

Engraving is the only (mostly) unremovable way to mark things, and I have found in the past that the simple phrase "Reward If Found" and a phone number have gotten me and several friends some of their items back. Either that, or "Stolen From (insert Name)". That way, even if the thief doesn't think better of his acquisition, he'll at least be reminded he's a morally corrupt shitbag every time he picks it up.

about a month ago
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Japanese Man Already Lined Up To Buy iPhone 6

Mister Transistor Re:For those who don't know; lines work differentl (114 comments)

I think he's just homeless and faking it.

{in perfect Japanese, of course} "Move along."..

"Hey, I'm just... waiting... yeah, for the next IPhone, that's it!"

"Oh, Okay..."

about 2 months ago
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Now On Video: GCHQ Destroying Laptop Full of Snowden Disclosures

Mister Transistor Re:Motherboards (237 comments)

It's just a stupid as the US response taking out and replacing every part of every computer and network that Snowden accessed.

I mean, really - the CAT-5? Come on. Just a stupid excuse for work and so that they can claim "Oh he did millions of $$ damages, see we had to replace everything including a new coat of paint on the data center".

Absolute tripe.

about 3 months ago
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Now On Video: GCHQ Destroying Laptop Full of Snowden Disclosures

Mister Transistor Re:Saving face? (237 comments)

It is to lose; all the gov't needs to do is recite those magic words "National Security", and they can do pretty much whatever they want. Who can stop them?

about 3 months ago
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Now On Video: GCHQ Destroying Laptop Full of Snowden Disclosures

Mister Transistor Re:This Week on Masterpiece Theater (237 comments)

Yeah, but at least it won't be starring fucking Ricky Gervais!

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Are AdBlock's Days Numbered?

Mister Transistor Yay! (731 comments)

Yay! I've been APK'ed!!

Thanks, glad to see you're not dead. ;)

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Are AdBlock's Days Numbered?

Mister Transistor Re:NoScript (731 comments)

It does make me feel a bit safer. It tells me the web site publisher cares enough to manage the ad content, and to me at least that strikes me as having less of a chance for someone to slip a turd in the punchbowl. The ads were probably reviewed and/or vetted by the site that's carrying them, and even might be, *gasp* relevant! Most of the ads I see carried by the hosting site are not obnoxious and since they are even almost (usually) relevant, I rarely need to block them.

Which is good, because it does make the ads a bit harder to block since they come from the same domain as the main web content. At least I know if I do get some kind of malware, etc. the origin is better known and the blame can be cast in the right direction.

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Are AdBlock's Days Numbered?

Mister Transistor Re:NoScript (731 comments)

Yeah! I miss him.

From what I read back in the day, he's probably a quivering puddle of jello having his paranoid delusions of being persecuted by trolls take over his psyche completely.

But like the Goatse guy, I do miss him...

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Are AdBlock's Days Numbered?

Mister Transistor Re:NoScript (731 comments)

Eventually, enough of those "leeches" are going to say "Fuck you and your obnoxious content" when they can get it at a dozen other sites, and you go out of business. Well done, sir!

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Are AdBlock's Days Numbered?

Mister Transistor Re:NoScript (731 comments)

I wish people who actively choose to comment on a thing would take a moment to acquire the most basic familiarity with that thing.

You MUST be new here...

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Are AdBlock's Days Numbered?

Mister Transistor Re:NoScript (731 comments)

I absolutely hate that shit, you go to a site and it renders, then goes dark because some fucking scrip takes over and tries to force some card on me or some shit. Fuck them. Big time. I see that shit, I'm outta there. Period.

about 3 months ago
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Russia Backs Sending Top Students Abroad With a Catch

Mister Transistor Re:Seems reasonable (167 comments)

Or if they want their families let go upon their return...

about 3 months ago

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Demonoid Down - And Out?

Mister Transistor Mister Transistor writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Mister Transistor (259842) writes "The popular Canadian torrent tracker site, demonoid.com is down. There is just a terse message apologizing, and stating the CRIA contacted their ISP and "it is not possible to keep the site online". No indication was given whether this is a permanent condition, or if they will seek an alternate ISP to host the site. So much for "private" trackers... They will be missed!"

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At Last! - A First Post!!

Mister Transistor Mister Transistor writes  |  more than 11 years ago

What the heck is this for, anyway? Me talking to myself?!?
Hmm... Note to self: Don't talk to yourself.

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