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Inside North Korea's Naenara Browser

Tukz Re:This is horrible (159 comments)

Well, they ARE using it for a private network....of sorts.

about two weeks ago
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Xbox Live and PlayStation Networks Downed By Apparent Attack

Tukz Re:Bunch of knobs (160 comments)

I've played on my PS4 most of yesterday without a hitch.
Sure, no multiplayer or any online functions, but my single player games worked fine.

about 1 month ago
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Xbox Live and PlayStation Networks Downed By Apparent Attack

Tukz Re:Bunch of knobs (160 comments)

If only the games for these systems didn't depend on Microsoft's and Sony's servers to be accessible for them to work. It's almost as if it's some kind of crazy DRM scheme.

They don't.
At least not any of those I have, they work just fine without PSN.

Even installed a game from disc without PSN validation.

about 1 month ago
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Xbox Live and PlayStation Networks Downed By Apparent Attack

Tukz Re:Bunch of knobs (160 comments)

My PS4 games works fine without PSN connection.
As with your Skyrim, I can't synchronize save data or trophies. It's saved local untill servers are up, and obviously can't play multiplayer, but beyond that my games works just fine.

I even installed a new game without PSN connection, without any problems.

about 1 month ago
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Xbox Live and PlayStation Networks Downed By Apparent Attack

Tukz Re:Bunch of knobs (160 comments)

Do they need PSN to play those games?
I've played both Tomb Raider and GTA:V yesterday just fine without PSN connection.

about 1 month ago
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Ars: Final Hobbit Movie Is 'Soulless End' To 'Flawed' Trilogy

Tukz Re:It looks like a friggin video game. (351 comments)

Tell your friend to disable Motion Flow (whatever it's called on his brand of TV).

about a month ago
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Sony Hacks Continue: PlayStation Hit By Lizard Squad Attack

Tukz Re:Sony needs to invest in their IT (170 comments)

Most electronics that connect to your wireless network has this vulnerability.
Are you really bashing Sony for warning the users about this fact?

I thought it'd be a good thing to warn the user, so they might secure it themselves.

about a month and a half ago
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Ubisoft Apologizes For Assassin's Creed

Tukz Re:If the game's so bad that it deserves an apolog (171 comments)

Let's for one second imagine the game wasn't filled with bugs, the game is still fucking horrible.
They went backwards. The game is boring as hell, story bland, nothing new of value added to gameplay, they managed to make combat worse that previous iterations.

That review is either a massive fan boy or paid for.

about 2 months ago
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Uber's Android App Caught Reporting Data Back Without Permission

Tukz Re:So, in essence, Uber's app is malware (234 comments)

If you think that's bad, don't look at what Facebook Messenger wants access to.

about a month ago
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Assassin's Creed: Unity Launch Debacle Pulls Spotlight Onto Game Review Embargos

Tukz Re:THIS is the kind of thing that GamerGate is abo (474 comments)

Especially on PC.

I haven't had many issues with Ubisoft's games on console to be honest, but every single Ubisoft game I've tried on PC, was extremely bug ridden one way or the other.

about 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Unblock Email From My Comcast-Hosted Server?

Tukz Re:I'd reject your email too. (405 comments)

Fully Qualified Domain Name.
A lot of people leave their servers with default hostname and that is usually going to cause issues with mail if you don't manually configure it.

about 2 months ago
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Denmark Faces a Tricky Transition To 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Tukz Re:Denmarks reliance on "green" taxes (488 comments)

Was about to post about exactly this.
I live in Denmark and my father wanted to install solar power a few years ago.

He quickly found out that's a very bad idea, since the costs to the government would be significant.

They tax you on the generated power output, and require you to sell excess to the local power company, which they naturally also take income tax on.

They say they want us to go green, but yet they tax the hell out of it.

about 2 months ago
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Why Do Contextual Ads Fail?

Tukz Re:It's not THAT random (249 comments)

Even Amazon, who knows what you purchase, sends advertisement about products you've already purchased.
One would think they'd check such a thing.

about 4 months ago
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'Why Banana Skins Are Slippery' Wins IgNobel

Tukz Re:Dogs as compass (127 comments)

Bitches, right?

about 4 months ago
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'Why Banana Skins Are Slippery' Wins IgNobel

Tukz Re:Apparently not do owners (127 comments)

According to numerous articles on a quick Google search, it seems to be true that they defecate according to magnetic alignment.

about 4 months ago
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'Why Banana Skins Are Slippery' Wins IgNobel

Tukz Re:Dogs as compass (127 comments)

I wonder what would happen if you don't allow a dog to poop.

I really don't think it matters if you try to disallow to face correctly, than trying to disallow it to poop in general.

about 4 months ago
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'Why Banana Skins Are Slippery' Wins IgNobel

Tukz Dogs as compass (127 comments)

"Other prizes were awarded for noting that dogs only defecate when aligned with north-south magnetic fields"

So when you're lost in a forest, watch which way your dog is pointing when it poops.
I'm sure I can market "Compass Dogs" as a new thing.

about 4 months ago

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The fanbois of Slashdot

Tukz Tukz writes  |  more than 5 years ago

I've been on Slashdot for quite some time. I got a mid end 6 digit uid, but I didn't register for a long time. So I'm not exactly new around here.

But I've noticed something increasingly disturbing. The Slashdot crowd has always been somewhat elitist and a lot of zealots. However, it's getting way out of hand.
The so called "fanbois" are not only fanbois, they are delusional fanbois now.
They absolutely refuse to see the facts and smell the reality. They only advocate there own agenda, regardless of how obscure it may sound.

I'm afraid to give examples, for exactly same reason. Someone is bound to disagree on my analogy, and gonna get all bitchy about it.

But it's not the zealots, or the fanbois. It's the new generation of Slashdotters, being tards because they freaking can.

Look at 4chan. What the hell happened? Wide common access to unlimited broadband happened.
The people on community sites aren't the basement dwellers anymore. It's average Joe and his friends.

I am myself not a intentional fanboi. I use Linux for all my server needs, and Windows for my day to day tasks (gaming and entertainment mostly).
Use the right tool for the job, and don't use a specific tool just for the sake of it.

Stop being delusional and listen to the facts of reality. YOUR choice isn't necessarily THE choice for everyone, and it may even not be the best choice for the task.

One thing is trying to be funny when acting like a fanboi/zealot, another thing is just trying to hard.

Carry on.

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