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Ancient Campfires Led To the Rise of Storytelling

RatBastard Old News is Very Old (89 comments)

We've known this for a very long time. Longer than I've been here even.

about a week ago

Science Has a Sexual Assault Problem

RatBastard Re:Is there a single field that doesn't? (460 comments)

"Makes you wonder what, exactly?"

That this is a widespread social problem and not something restricted to just the nerdy professions. Project much?

Insightful, my ass.

about two weeks ago

After Celebrity Photo Leaks, 4chan Introduces DMCA Policy

RatBastard Re:Doesn't this pretty much kill 4chan? (134 comments)

Yep. Some boards have posts that last weeks. /b/ is the only one that grinds through content at breakneck speed.

about a month ago

Favorite "Go!" Phrase?

RatBastard Re:Jurassic Park (701 comments)

This is one won't get you laughed at like the ones in the list.

about 2 months ago

FreeDOS Is 20 Years Old

RatBastard Surplus (133 comments)

Back when I processed computers to go to surplus I would DBAN the hard drives and install FreeDOS so that the guys at Surplus could show the customers that the computers would actually boot.

about 3 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Correlation Between Text Editor and Programming Language?

RatBastard Copy Con (359 comments)

Copy Con > myjob.bat. Editing is for wimps.

about 3 months ago

I suffer from jet lag ...

RatBastard Homeward Bound Only (163 comments)

I almost never suffer jet lag when I travel away from home. It's the trip back that gets me. Most likely it's the second time jump that does me in.

about 3 months ago

GTA V Proves a Lot of Parents Still Don't Know or Care About ESRB Ratings

RatBastard Re:Some people... (621 comments)

"What evidence do we have that the Roman Empire existed?"

Well, there's all the ruins stretching from Italy to England. And tons of written material left behind.

Try something harder next time.

1 year,6 days

Flash Memory Won't Get Cheaper Any Time Soon

RatBastard Re:What a scam (166 comments)

And I'm sure all of the materials, and power are provided for free, too. And the design work. Not to mention the shipping costs.

1 year,17 days

Apple Unveils iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S

RatBastard Re:Fingerprint database, anyone? (773 comments)

According to the presentation fingerprints are stored in the camera, not in a database.

1 year,21 days

Tiny $45 Cubic Mini-PC Supports Android and Linux

RatBastard Re:Will buy it... (197 comments)

Held on to that Duke Nukem Forever pre-order receipt for how many years?

1 year,27 days

Encrypted Email Provider Lavabit Shuts Down, Blames US Gov't

RatBastard Remember (771 comments)

That system go shut down by the Church of Scientology. The powers that be fear a populous they can not spy on.

about a year ago

Monogamy May Have Evolved To Prevent Infanticide

RatBastard Re:But that doesn't explain (256 comments)

No, it did not say that other species practiced infanticide. It said that infanticide was much more detrimental to us (and what had evolved into us) due to the extended period of helplessness during infancy. Infanticide was much too expensive for us than it is for lions and such.

about a year ago

Network Solutions Hit With DDoS

RatBastard Re:Data point (91 comments)

Cancel that. It just started working again sometime in the last twenty minutes.

about a year ago

Network Solutions Hit With DDoS

RatBastard Re:Data point (91 comments)

My domain is completely fubar and has been for two days. Luckily it's just an old-fashioned vanity web page, so it's not a big deal.

about a year ago

Apple Shows Off New iOS 7, Mac OS X At WWDC

RatBastard Re:My Mac Sucks (607 comments)

You might want to pull that fishhook out of your mouth.

about a year ago


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