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Describe Any Location On Earth In 3 Words

No Grand Plan Re: What the Hell...? (478 comments)

Well, yes... at least, I remembered that there was an xkcd that has something to do with random words for passwords. I didn't remember the actual words!

about a year ago
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Describe Any Location On Earth In 3 Words

No Grand Plan What the Hell...? (478 comments)

This has to be the single most pointless thing I've seen in a good many years.

about a year ago
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Human Rights Watch: Petition Against Robots On the Battle Field

No Grand Plan What if...? (275 comments)

How about we replace all soldiers on all battlefields with these robots? That way there's no issue with robots killing people.

about a year ago
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AT&T: Don't Want a Data Plan for That Smartphone? Too Bad.

No Grand Plan Same Thing Happened to Me... (798 comments)

I had a (Google-bought) Nexus One I was in the process of rooting it when it decided to call home; I hadn't set up the Wi-Fi yet, so it called over the network. A couple of weeks later I was notified that AT&T had switched me to a data plan ( I'd been using it exclusively on Wi-Fi until then). I was okay with paying the very small amount for the data I'd used, but I didn't have any intention of staying on a plan that included anything but voice. A quick call to at later, and they'd taken the data plan off and switched me back to my voice-only plan. Of course, that was a year ago...

about a year and a half ago
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Television Network Embeds Android Device In Magazine Ads

No Grand Plan Re:Where are they? (115 comments)

-----------I've looked everywhere and have yet to find one.

Then you haven't looked everywhere.

about 2 years ago
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Bruce Willis Considering Legal Action Against Apple Over iTunes Collection

No Grand Plan Bruce Willis' Music? Really? (570 comments)

I refuse to believe even he would want to inflict 'The Return of Bruno' on someone anymore...

more than 2 years ago
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Apple Store Artist Raided By Secret Service

No Grand Plan Re:Double standards (376 comments)

You can, but according to one article (possibly this one, I didn't read it) they wipe every computer in the store nightly.

more than 3 years ago
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ICANN Approves .XXX

No Grand Plan Re:It's a good decision (259 comments)

Then www.f*ck.com will once again become available.

Yay. I'm bidding.

more than 3 years ago
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Last.FM To Require Subscription For Mobiles and Home Devices

No Grand Plan Yeah, no thanks. (173 comments)

Last.fm isn't good enough to warrant paying for it. I guess I'll make do with my own music.

more than 3 years ago
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BBC To Dispose of Douglas Adams Website

No Grand Plan Re:I have another option (189 comments)

H2G2? Never heard of it, don't care. Good Riddance, I guess.

I didn't know Nikki Haley even read /.

Welcome, Madam Governor.

more than 3 years ago
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Single-Player Game Model 'Finished,' Says EA Exec

No Grand Plan In that case... (439 comments)

I won't have any need for any more EA games.

more than 3 years ago
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Why Don't We Finish More Games?

No Grand Plan Re:Local game shop? I don't think so... (341 comments)

That's lucky for you. I lived in the UK for the first 30-odd years of my life; now I live somewhere you can't get a fair price for used media.

more than 3 years ago
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Why Don't We Finish More Games?

No Grand Plan Local game shop? I don't think so... (341 comments)

"Then why not sell it back to your local game shop, get money back in your pocket..."

Were you to try that, you would likely get less than a tenth of 'your money' back in your pocket.

more than 3 years ago
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Torrent-Only Movie Denied IMDb Listing

No Grand Plan Re:Your definition of movie may vary... (207 comments)

I don't understand why the makers don't simply submit the film to a festival!?

Contrary to popular belief, you can't just submit a film to a festival and have it shown. They're very picky (who knew?), and you'd have to submit to something like 10 festivals just to be accepted by one - if you're very lucky. Some friends recently had this exact scenario happen (submit to eight, rejected by six, accepted by one, still waiting to hear back from one).

about 4 years ago
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The Far-Reaching Effects of Comcast v FCC

No Grand Plan Re:Comcast makeing NBC cable only and kill off sat (132 comments)

Yes, but corporations still can't act against the interests of the public. Try making dangerous products.

You mean like the carcinogenic aftermath of bovine growth hormones showing up in milk? You're right, no corporation would be that stupid...

more than 4 years ago
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ACTA Internet Chapter Leaked — Bad For Everyone

No Grand Plan Maybe it'll be a good thing... (410 comments)

Perhaps this could signal the death knell for the **AAs, the music and movie industries as we know them. I'd love to see people just refusing to buy their crap, not downloading their lousy movies and turning their backs on the whole situation. Only buy CC music, only download and use FOS software and only watch independent (true independent) movies.

You may say I'm a dreamer... but I'm not the only one.

more than 4 years ago
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The Ultimate Interstellar Valentine Mix Tape

No Grand Plan Re:Watch out... (75 comments)

I, for one, welcome our evil alien overlords. I've been curious about the taste of brains.

more than 4 years ago

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Comcast broadcasts porn during Super Bowl

No Grand Plan No Grand Plan writes  |  more than 5 years ago

No Grand Plan (975972) writes "Apparently Comcast in Tucson, AZ, accidentally let some porn slip into their Super Bowl broadcast (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7864733.stm). Is this a ploy by Comcast to gain subscribers?"

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