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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 a month ago
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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 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Correlation Between Text Editor and Programming Language?

RatBastard Copy Con (359 comments)

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

about 2 months ago
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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 2 months ago
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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.

about a year ago
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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.

about a year ago
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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.

about a year ago
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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?

about a year ago
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Encrypted Email Provider Lavabit Shuts Down, Blames US Gov't

RatBastard Remember anon.penet.fi? (771 comments)

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

1 year,13 days
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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.

1 year,23 days
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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
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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
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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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Moore's Law and the Origin of Life

RatBastard Really? (272 comments)

Look, we already know that genetic diversity doesn't increase at any predictable rare. For most pf life's existence on earth it was limited to anaerobic bacteria and that there was very little genetic diversity. Then the oxygen levels in the oceans and atmosphere reached saturation levels and aerobic live took over. And with the higher complexity of possible life forms, the increase in reproductive frequency, and the over-all speedup of this rocket-fueled form of life genetic diversity exploded.

about a year ago
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Interviews: James Randi Answers Your Questions

RatBastard Re:The big question (217 comments)

"You die, and it turns out you were wrong and there is a God. What do you say?"

There's nothing to say. God knows everything.

about a year ago
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Intel's Pentium Chip Turns 20 Today

RatBastard Re:Ahh, Pentium. (197 comments)

Getting old sucks... I meant a Celery 333 overclocked to 450. And the P233 is obviously a P266.

As you were.

about a year ago

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