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UK To Allow Driverless Cars By January

Snufu Will we need licenses... (139 comments)

to not operate a vehicle?

We also would have accepted:

"So that's why I've seen so many student driver cars on the road with nobody in the driver seat."

4 hours ago
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Switching From Microsoft Office To LibreOffice Saves Toulouse 1 Million Euros

Snufu French dialog boxes (290 comments)

Do you want to save the changes to your document before surrendering?

5 days ago
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Man Booted From Southwest Flight and Threatened With Arrest After Critical Tweet

Snufu *Ding* (882 comments)

Intercom: "You are now free to get the fuck off mah plane."

We also would have accepted:

Intercom: "You are not free to tweet about our customer service."

5 days ago
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Mac OS X Yosemite Beta Opens

Snufu Mac OS X Yosemite (165 comments)

National parks are selling commercial naming rights?

about a week ago
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Dealing With 'Advertising Pollution'

Snufu "advertising is what powers the internet" (394 comments)

No. The internet was implemented by the federal government, funded by citizen taxes, and later extended as part of the communications infrastructure. The internet was not invented to serve businesses, it was invented to serve the citizens.

For those who voluntarily go to ad laden websites, you can't regulate self harm.

about two weeks ago
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Giant Crater Appears In Northern Siberia

Snufu Crater dimensions (122 comments)

1:4:9?

about two weeks ago
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Pseudonyms Now Allowed On Google+

Snufu Anonymity makes sense for special cases. (238 comments)

Whistleblowing, witness protection, for example. For most other cases anonymity degenerates into a cesspool of behavior that is not accepted in normal society. See every unmoderated anonymous internet forum ever.

Using real identities can vastly improve internet behavior. For example, a forum I frequent recently switched from anonymous posting to Facebook accounts. Overnoght the forum changed from endless spam and trolling to respectful discourse between actual people.

about two weeks ago
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Pseudonyms Now Allowed On Google+

Snufu Re:Anonymous Coward for the WIN!! (238 comments)

Actually, "Anonymous Coward for the WIN!" should be the headline of this story.

about two weeks ago
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New Microsoft CEO Vows To Shake Up Corporate Culture

Snufu CEO Madlibs? (204 comments)

"crease the fluidity of information and ideas by taking actions to flatten the organization and develop leaner business processes"

about three weeks ago
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ESA Shows Off Quadcopter Landing Concept For Mars Rovers

Snufu Re:European Probes (104 comments)

Being a European probe, once landed it will open a small cafe serving croissants and excellent espresso.

Warning: Probe components designed by different European countries may refuse to communicate with each other.

about three weeks ago
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The View From Inside A Fireworks Show

Snufu Breathtaking. (200 comments)

In twenty-four hours this will go from "illegal" to "high demand professional camera service" for promotions, events, etc.

about three weeks ago
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NYC Loses Appeal To Ban Large Sugary Drinks

Snufu Re:Let them drink! (532 comments)

If people want to drive a car without wearing a seat belt then let them

In civilized society we impose rules to prevent people from harming themselves.

about a month ago
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NYC Loses Appeal To Ban Large Sugary Drinks

Snufu Court to New York: (532 comments)

"It's not up to you, New York, New York."

about a month ago
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George Lucas Selects Chicago For the Star Wars Museum

Snufu Museum of Mutilated Arts (98 comments)

Along with permanent exhibits, such as theaters running constant loops of Greedo shooting first and Indiana Jones fighting aliens, there can be loaned works, such as the Mona Lisa. Da Vinci changed her frown to a smile in the re-release.

about a month ago
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College Offers Athletic Scholarships To Gamers

Snufu Re:Title IX (102 comments)

Scholarships are cheaper for males, because they bring their own poles.

about a month ago

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Proposed poll: Best bang per research buck:

Snufu Snufu writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Snufu (1049644) writes "Proposed poll: Best bang for research buck:

Genetics
Manned spaceflight
Unmanned spaceflight
Renewable energy
Nanotechnology
IT
Particle physics
Flying cars
Sharks with lasers

Add your own or edit as you see fit..."

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