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Should Disney Require Its Employees To Be Vaccinated?

Pubstar Re:You can decline to be tested (634 comments)

You're under the assumptions that all drug users are terrible people. I find it odd that 50% of people failed the drug test since they are very easy to beat. As for the whole IT thing, I was just saying that because it's the field that I work in, and would prefer to work. I just think its asinine that all these places require drug tests when the people that are the worst to work with are alcoholics. I'd rather have a stoner working for me than have someone who drinks their lives away. And yes, I've worked plenty of management positions before, including in the hiring process.

This was also stated before that people that use things like Meth, Crack, Heroin, and even chronic alcoholics will get past a drug test since most of the metabolites that are tracked in your system are gone within 3-7 days. Someone who smokes pot regularly and on their free time? Up to 30 days in urine, 15 days in saliva, and years in hair. The people that are most likely to get caught by a drug test are those that pose the least amount of problems to your business.

2 days ago
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Should Disney Require Its Employees To Be Vaccinated?

Pubstar Re:You can decline to be tested (634 comments)

Good luck finding an IT job that doesn't require testing. All of mine have required it so far. I fail to see how I have the right to decline when every fucking employer requires me to get a test done. Even McDonalds and all the other shitty retail jobs require it.

2 days ago
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Should Disney Require Its Employees To Be Vaccinated?

Pubstar Re:Yes. (634 comments)

Hahahaha.... Oh wait, you're serious? Let me laugh even harder! HAHAHAHAHAHA.

I have never met someone in my life that would give out their drugs for free like that. Trust me, I used to go to raves, I know plenty of people that have done drugs.

2 days ago
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Doxing Victim Zoe Quinn Launches Online "Anti-harassment Task Force"

Pubstar Re:Better Late Than Never (679 comments)

Honestly? No idea. I just remember hearing about the whole incident on NPR while driving home a few weeks ago. Since there is so much BS going around right now, its hard to pick out what could be a real threat and what isn't... but since these people like poking the hornets nest that is 8chan/4chan/wizardchan, I have no idea what the future holds for them.

4 days ago
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Doxing Victim Zoe Quinn Launches Online "Anti-harassment Task Force"

Pubstar Re:Better Late Than Never (679 comments)

How about the IGF Scandal that came to light? The tl;dr version of it was Phil Fish tries to push a game that doesn't even meet the standards for what they needed (i.e. a finished game). They allow it in, he wins first price, gets tons of free press over the unfinished game. Then it comes to light that (I think) 5 of the judges had directly invested into the game. They are looking at racketeering charges over this. What does Phil Fish do? He self-doxxes him company and puts up the financial statements online then tells everyone Polytron is for sale.

http://gamesnosh.com/fez-inves...

Also, I think that if the guy just had a hard on for the game that ZQ released because it "was the sort of politically correct ground breaking art piece that critics often swoon over" - well, that is one thing. The fact that he had a sexual relationship with her and repeatedly mentioned the game in his articles is another. The thing here is that if media outlets want to be taken seriously, they need full disclosure. That is what the original fight was for, and that was one that was won. Where things are going now is more just a pissing contest then anything else between SJW and a bunch of guys that want things to be back the way they were.

My personal stance on this is that we do need more disclosure in the industry (especially after the guy at PCGamer that writes about UbiSoft was found to be dating the PR Rep from Ubi), and that we need #GG to stay on the ball to out these people... but I also believe that this shitstorm of harassment needs to die down on both sides.

4 days ago
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Doxing Victim Zoe Quinn Launches Online "Anti-harassment Task Force"

Pubstar Re:Better Late Than Never (679 comments)

You mean the ones that the police and FBI said were not exactly credible, eminent threats?

4 days ago
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Windows 10: Can Microsoft Get It Right This Time?

Pubstar Re:8.1 better than 7? (487 comments)

Yeah, after you flip from desktop to metro and then back to desktop.

about a week ago
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Fighting Tech's Diversity Issues Without Burning Down the System

Pubstar Re:Speaking of bad moderation (479 comments)

Its off topic to the thread of comments, thats probably why it got modded as such. Or at least thats what I assume.

about a week ago
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Researchers "Solve" Texas Hold'Em, Create Perfect Robotic Player

Pubstar Re:I guess that means ... (340 comments)

Or, if you RTFA, you would see they said "The machine that would win would depend on the cards they were delt," i.e. Luck.

about two weeks ago
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Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit For Shrinking Storage Space In iOS 8

Pubstar Re: Entitlement (325 comments)

My G3 and my old S3 both had a "Move to SD Card" action in the app management screen. Did it work for all apps? No. But it worked for most. I both devices were running 4.2 or higher.

about three weeks ago
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Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit For Shrinking Storage Space In iOS 8

Pubstar Re:Time to create 9GB and 17GB flash memories (325 comments)

Well, this is because states that do charge a sales tax rarely include it in item costs. I know that most stuff I see when I buy from Europe usually says VAT included. I guess its just two different ways of doing things.

about three weeks ago
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Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit For Shrinking Storage Space In iOS 8

Pubstar Re: MicroSD card? (325 comments)

I think the point he was making was that Apple users being iPhone users would blame Apple for the cards.

about three weeks ago
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Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit For Shrinking Storage Space In iOS 8

Pubstar Re:MicroSD card? (325 comments)

You must have not used Android in awhile. Most applications let you move them to the SD card.

about three weeks ago
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Why Lizard Squad Took Down PSN and Xbox Live On Christmas Day

Pubstar Re:They're assholes. (336 comments)

With how fast my mobile phone connection is (75/40 average 30MS ping on speed test) and the amount of data I have for teathering (40gb/month), it would be an extremely rare instance where both my phone and home connections are out at the same time.

And if that were to happen, I'd probably be out paintballing with friends instead of playing golf. I'm not that old yet.

about a month ago
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Why Lizard Squad Took Down PSN and Xbox Live On Christmas Day

Pubstar Re:They're assholes. (336 comments)

He was making an open ended statement about other platforms that might or might not exist. I gave the example that the GP was posting about since it seems like he missed the point. This had nothing to do about what platform people prefer.

about a month ago
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Why Lizard Squad Took Down PSN and Xbox Live On Christmas Day

Pubstar Re:They're assholes. (336 comments)

The point he was making is that they could just be playing on PC. You have a very freedom-minded, open source (if you want it), gaming platform that has a huge library of games to go along with it. Oh, main game servers taken down? Get on something like GameRanger to play online without the official servers. The point, I think you missed it.

about a month ago
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Uber Pushing For Patent On Surge Pricing

Pubstar Re:Surge pricing during security incident (190 comments)

You missed the point he was making. He is saying to let surge price happening automatically under scheduled events (Concerts, sporting events, festivals, etc), where as any other time a massive uptick happens (such as the hostage situation), that it requires manual intervention before activating surge pricing. This wasn't about giving stuff up for free.

about a month ago

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FileSonic removes sharing feature

Pubstar Pubstar writes  |  about 3 years ago

Pubstar (2525396) writes "Seems as if we have more to worry about in the wake of Megauploads demise:

Filesonic, one of the Internet's leading cyberlocker services, has taken some drastic measures following the Megaupload shutdown and arrests last week. In addition to discontinuing its affiliates rewards program and not yet paying accrued money to members, the site has disabled all sharing functionality, leaving users only with access to their own files. But the bad news for the site’s users doesn’t end there. In the last few hours, before file-sharing was disabled, Filesonic also ended its rewards program, meaning that uploaders to the site no longer earn money when people download their files. A moot point perhaps, since no-one will be downloading files anyway.

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