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Dish Introduces $20-a-Month Streaming-TV Service

TheAngryMob Re:And how much WITHOUT ESPN? (196 comments)

It would probably be about $10/month. ESPN is the most expensive channel to license for cable providers.

about three weeks ago

Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order

TheAngryMob Re:Any one know? (222 comments)

That would constitute child abuse of the first order. No one should be forced to endure what we did in the 80's. No one.

about a month and a half ago

The Koch Brothers Attack On Solar Energy

TheAngryMob Looters... (769 comments)

You know, for people that calm to be devotees of Ayn Rand's work, the Koch Brothers (and the Tea Party in general) clearly haven't read Atlas Shrugged.

Using the government taxes and rules to crush your opponents (when you can't do it in the free market) was the main tactic...of the book's villains.

about 9 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Good Ideas For Creative Gaming With Girlfriend?

TheAngryMob Re:Get busy living or get busy dying. (337 comments)

Where are mod points when I actually need them?

Well said.

about a year and a half ago

Nationwide Snooping System Launched In India

TheAngryMob Outsourcing Concern (98 comments)

So, does this mean that the Indian Government will get to see everything that's outsourced to India, including US Government contracts?

Basically, any corrupt Indian official (which apparently, there are more than a few) with access can sell trade and/or government secrets from any outsourced company.

Way to set the standard NSA.

about a year and a half ago

Site Copies Content and Uses the DMCA to Take Down the Original Articles

TheAngryMob Re:Indians in a nutshell (241 comments)

It's not cheating....it's "crowdsourcing."

about 2 years ago

Site Copies Content and Uses the DMCA to Take Down the Original Articles

TheAngryMob May we burn her? (241 comments)

"She's a witch...I mean copyright violator!"

Different century, same methodology.

about 2 years ago

Microsoft's Future of the Living Room Starring SuperTuxKart

TheAngryMob Re:I think I saw Halo? (82 comments)

As did I. Poster was a little too anxious to post, weren't they?

about 2 years ago

Cops To Congress: We Need Logs of Americans' Text Messages

TheAngryMob Libraries Too (342 comments)

I like the fact that my library (and most others) destroy records of checkouts after you return a book so that the information can't be used in an investigation or trial.

Just because I read some Karl Marx, doesn't make me a commie. Likewise, just because I texted a quote from the Koran doesn't make me a terrorist.

more than 2 years ago

What Will NASA Do With Its Gifted Spy 'Scopes?

TheAngryMob Budget Problems Solved (129 comments)

Just point them at key members' of Congress' homes for a while. Then, when budget reviews come up, NASA simply goes to Congress with a thumb drive. "We need funding for a new Mars mission, Senator. If not, we'll have to start selling some of these picture-filled drives to the public to offset the costs. Wouldn't it be a damn shame if certain images of that high school cheerleading squad coming and going from your house at all hours of the night were to...accidentally...end up on the Internet? That would be a damn, criminal, shame...wouldn't it, Senator?"

more than 2 years ago

Google Glass Could Be the Virtual Dieting Pill of the Future

TheAngryMob Imagine what this can do for your sex life (159 comments)

Make certain things bigger and certain things smaller. Maker her a redhead. Make him Brad Pitt.

Self-delusion is a grand thing.

more than 2 years ago

With $8.6M In Kickstarter Funds, Ouya Opens Console Pre-Orders

TheAngryMob Re:Controller Markup? (218 comments)

Quite so. I could swear it said $129 for the plus 2 controllers, but it does indeed say $139 for 2. Either my bad or they fixed it. Ce la vie.

more than 2 years ago

With $8.6M In Kickstarter Funds, Ouya Opens Console Pre-Orders

TheAngryMob Controller Markup? (218 comments)

Anyone else notice the odd markup on the extra controllers? It's $20 per controller when you go from one to two controllers, but $30 per controller when going from one to four. Are they going to sell controllers separately or if you buy the 1 or 2 controller box, that's it, no adding on?

more than 2 years ago

Iran Threatens Legal Action Against Google For Not Labeling Gulf 'Persian'

TheAngryMob Google.ir (246 comments)

My suggestion for Google,

Searches for "Persian Gulf" on Google.ir are going to return:

"Did you mean: 'How to violently overthrow an idiotic, oppressive regime'?"

more than 2 years ago

China Building World's Biggest Radio Telescope

TheAngryMob Hmmm... (121 comments)

Trying to steal intellectual property from alien lifeforms. Clever, clever bastards.

more than 3 years ago

Uniforms For the Help Desk?

TheAngryMob An Idea: (837 comments)

White sleeveless dress shirt and black tie.

Classy and sexy all at once!

about 5 years ago

Rhode Island Affiliates Banned From Amazon.com Sales

TheAngryMob The Looters & the Moochers (532 comments)

RI (and NC before them) are a looter's government, demanding money they haven't earned. My parents taught me that was theft, but the states call it "taxes."

These states are poorly managed and now want a chunk of money they didn't earn and have no right to to make up for their incompetence and stupidity. Good for Amazon. They can continue to "Shrug" as much as they want until states realize that being business-friendly means your state has money.

more than 5 years ago

Amazon Cuts Off North Carolina Affiliates

TheAngryMob Re:Amazon Shrugs (411 comments)

Beware the looters.

NC has no right to the money, but are going to grab it anyways. Get the businesses to come to your state, not chase them away. Has no state learned California's lesson?

more than 5 years ago

Next Prince of Persia Game Promises Fresh Start

TheAngryMob Grammar Nazi Warning... (140 comments)

Am I the only one bothered by the phrase "the next addition?"

I mean, they're aren't even homophones for heaven's sake!

more than 6 years ago


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