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Study of MMOG Proves Human Interaction Theory

NPerez For those who haven't RTFA (119 comments)

I scanned through it quickly & my understanding is that this is more specifically studying the avoidance of friendships with friends of enemies. That's a little more complicated & interesting than simply 'avoiding stressful relationships'. It is a little obvious, but it says a lot about the formation of social groups & how they become divided.

more than 4 years ago
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Games Workshop Sues Warhammer Online Fansite

NPerez Seems reasonable to me. (182 comments)

Rather than hopping on the 'Screw GW!' bandwagon, I actually decided to rtfa and look into the situation.

The site was originally a fan-site, and it was welcomed by GW. Then it was bought out by a corporation called Curse. Curse is running it with intent to make profit. It's common sense that a for-profit site with 'Warhammer' in the name is not exactly fair business.

It's not a fan-site anymore. It's a corporate asset

more than 4 years ago
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American Lung Association Pushes For Ban On Electronic Cigarettes

NPerez Re:a question to ask slashdot smokers (790 comments)

using my 510 right now. love it. I want to try a DSE901 eventually, because I hear it has more flavor (but is less powerful).

more than 4 years ago
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Google Docs Replaces OpenOffice In Ubuntu Netbook Edition

NPerez Who cares? (298 comments)

Are defaults really that important? I'd assume that, at least for now, anyone using Linux (even on a netbook) is probably savvy enough to install whatever Office apps they personally prefer. I think installing stuff in Ubuntu is even easier than on Windows - you just check it off & seconds later you have it.

more than 4 years ago
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XP Users Are Willing To Give Windows 7 a Chance

NPerez Re:Well of Course (720 comments)

sorry, but i think this is nonsense. Find me a place that actually has demo machines for Win7. I honestly want to know where I could check that out. Everyone I know who's using it has downloaded it on their PC. I have it on my low-end laptop & it's staying there.

Oh, and in case anyone's wondering, the reason I like Windows 7 is because I'm a soulless human being, fully devoted to Microsoft and getting paid to defend their products etc etc etc.

more than 5 years ago
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12% of E-mail Users Have Responded To Spam

NPerez Re:Correction (268 comments)

That would mean that 88% of internet users are not retarded..

Not so sure about that, man.

more than 5 years ago
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EU Says MS Must Offer Other Browsers; Now What?

NPerez Re:What next? I'll tell you what's next... (911 comments)

Having "Or in addition to" as an option is important. That means "Instead of" is probably out of the question. And I think that the way that this is worded actually describes the way Windows already works - I can choose and install a competing browser to use in addition to IE, and I can set it as the default. Is there any specific statement that elaborates upon when/where we get this capability to install other browsers? I just don't see where this technically introduces any new requirements if there isn't anything more specific.

more than 5 years ago
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Gnome, KDE, LXDE, IceWM All Working On Android

NPerez Re:linux shit (194 comments)

I want to be just like you when I grow up

more than 4 years ago
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Bad Day To Be Sony

NPerez interesting site (812 comments)

http://boycottsony.us/ The owner wanted to register boycottsony.com or boycottsony.net , but they were already taken. Guess who has it.. Domain Name: boycottsony.com Registrar Name: Markmonitor.com Registrar Whois: whois.markmonitor.com Registrar Homepage: http://www.markmonitor.com/ Administrative Contact: Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. (NIC-14369782) SPDE Domain Names Inc. 10202 W. Washington Blvd. Culver City CA 90232 US hostmaster@sonypictures.com +1.3102448313 Fax- +1.3102448103

more than 9 years ago

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