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Russian Military Forces Have Now Invaded Ukraine

Servaas Re:Putin: "Your move, West" (848 comments)

George would have pressed the big red button by now.

about 3 months ago
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Big Bang Actors To Earn $1M Per Episode

Servaas Re:Not unheard of (442 comments)

Don't forget Friends, they were all making a million a pop at the end. Ridicules to be honest. And charity drivers come to my door! This world will always be a sad and unequal place as long as millionaires become richer millionaires.

about 3 months ago
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Overkill? LG Phone Has 2560x1440 Display, Laser Focusing

Servaas Re:640KB ought to be enough for anyone (198 comments)

It bugs me that people, while taking in consideration the intelligence Gates has would ever say something like that and mean 640KB would last forever.

about 5 months ago
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'Godfather of Ecstasy,' Chemist Sasha Shulgin Dies Aged 88

Servaas Drugs can be bad mmkay! (164 comments)

As a former and still (sadly :() marijuana user i can tell you right now that if you are vulnerable to it drugs, any drug can cause you serious mental harm. I have suffered a psychoses episode just by smoking pot 1.5 year ago. Do note however I was seriously "down" at the time. Constant headaches, constant thinking about my problems really fucked me up. Worst 4 weeks of my life thus far. I literally trusted noone (not even my parents who in my psychoses state were holding me back from fully embracing the world order Illuminati!, yes I actually believed in it, I could write a book about how I viewed the world...) and I was a danger to myself.

I still sadly smoke it but I'm hoping to go clean in the next week or so. Thankfully I'm in a much better place right now so hopefully no more mental stuff.

Sadly the lure of the high still gets me. I listen to the Johnny Cash song "A Junkie's Prayer" a lot.

about 6 months ago
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German Court Rules That You Can't Keep Compromising Photos After a Break-Up

Servaas Re:Ridiculous (334 comments)

It's sad to see the moderation system failing time and time again on Slashdot.

about 6 months ago
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Consumers Not Impressed With 3D Printing

Servaas Custom lego parts! (302 comments)

Take my money now!

about 7 months ago
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Double Take: Condoleezza Rice As Dropbox's Newest Board Member

Servaas Re:The important stuff (313 comments)

Well, she supported propping up eight dudes and having female soldiers point at their junk.

I generally have to pay to have kinky shit like that done to me.

about 7 months ago
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NASA Halts Non-ISS Work With Russia Over Ukraine Crisis

Servaas Re:Politcs vs. Science (291 comments)

Oh please! In all but name is Iraq now an American state. It had an evil dictator but the country "worked" for the most part. Now its controlled by US interest groups lording over all the mayor oil refineries. And the country itself is still "Working" the exact same way. People kill other people over beliefs.

At least with Russia their upfront about taking ownership of a piece of land.

I'm 33 years old, democrat, dutch guy who used to believe we needed to look to our big brother country America but these days i'm feeling more and more that Russia (doing pretty well atm jobs, income, healthcare) and the imo very sexy Putin are maybe another way of doing things...

about 8 months ago
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South Korean Court Rules That Phone Bloatware Must Be Deletable

Servaas Re:South Korean Government: (138 comments)

How are they at imposing Hollywood's will? And how is the weather there? Might make a nice place to move too.

about 10 months ago
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Apple Again Seeks Ban On 20+ Samsung Devices In US

Servaas Re:How about no? (235 comments)

And if all else fails, we have the President of the United States of America to overrule any and all legal binding verdicts!

about a year ago
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Evad3rs Announce iOS 7 Jailbreak For Latest Apple Devices

Servaas Re:iOS 7.1 (110 comments)

Considering it doesn't work on the beta it seems likely that Apple has already patched whatever hole they used.

about a year ago
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Google Glass Making Its Way Into Operating Rooms

Servaas Re:"not suitable for use in life support systems.. (120 comments)

a UCSF cardiothoracic surgeon recently utilized Glass during procedures by utilizing its voice activation features to refer to patient x-ray scans

Shouldn't he have looked at those scans pre-operation? And people really think Google glass (a ui overlaying important, more relevant real life view) can replace a xray white board slightly to his left?

about a year ago
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ESA's Long-Term Plan To Investigate the Invisible Universe

Servaas News for Nerds.... (26 comments)

Stuff that doesn't matter until you're 54!!

about a year ago
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Ask Slashdot: MMORPG Recommendations?

Servaas Re:World of Warcraft (555 comments)

I am one of those people! Shout out to me?

about a year ago
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John Carmack Leaves id Software

Servaas Re:The end of an era. (154 comments)

I'm quakeing in my boots at what he will accomplish next!

about a year ago
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Google Nexus Gets Wireless Charger

Servaas WoW! (223 comments)

Such convenience! Such charge! So wireless! This is TRULY stuff that matters!

about a year ago
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Cold War Spoils: Amateur Builds Telescope With 70-Inch Lens

Servaas Re:Largest Amateur telescope. (101 comments)

I think once you carry the Lord title you can never again be revered to as an amateur in anything.

1 year,15 days
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Meet Slashdot 'Super Submitter' Esther Schindler (Video)

Servaas Re:She's a chick right? (53 comments)

Nevermind I watched the actual video...

1 year,16 days
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Meet Slashdot 'Super Submitter' Esther Schindler (Video)

Servaas She's a chick right? (53 comments)

Is she hawt? :)

1 year,16 days

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16 year old wants to go around the world

Servaas Servaas writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Servaas (1050156) writes "There has been a lot of news coverage in the netherlands about a 16 year old girl who wants to sail around the world to set the record of being the youngest person to do so. Several child protection institutions have tried to stop the parents and girl yet a dutch judge overruled and she is now free to do so. Full scoop at Wired.com. Would you let your 16 year old daughter sail around the world?"
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