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Underwear Invention Protects Privacy At Airport

Twyst3d Ya that wouldnt be suspicious at all (325 comments)

Someone pay for and mail me one of these and I will document my experience flying across the border from Canada to the US to visit my folks for christmas. On second thought dont.

more than 3 years ago
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Low-Energy Laser Etching May Replace Fruit Labels

Twyst3d Completely necessary (475 comments)

Because grapefruit is a fruit you bite into?

more than 4 years ago
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Apple Seeks Patent On Operating System Advertising

Twyst3d Calm and rational? No thanks. (342 comments)

Mob after work at my place to kill Steve Jobs. Who's in?

more than 4 years ago
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What Belongs In a High School Sci-Fi/Fantasy Lit Class?

Twyst3d Re:Some More Names to Consider (1021 comments)

I scanned this whole thread waiting for someone to mention Snow Crash. If it wasnt for Snow Crash I would have no interest in Sci-Fi literature. This will probably be considered a terrible suggestion by most. But, on the fantasy side of things, I would recommend the Prism Pentad by Troy Denning. These are some of my favorite fantasy novels of all time (Id say a tie between this and the Amber Chronicles by Zelazny).

more than 4 years ago
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Jack Thompson Sues Facebook For $40M

Twyst3d Re:What can we do to help Jack? (421 comments)

If jack thompson moves to Zimbabwe we should start a pay pal donation to pay a local to tie him up in front of a massive media center with all consoles and PCs and force him to watch every game ever made played from beginning to end. Every single game ever made.

more than 4 years ago
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Jack Thompson Sues Facebook For $40M

Twyst3d If that's plausible... (421 comments)

Then technically I should be able to sue Jack Thompson for continuously making his presence known in the media, because anything he says, and just seeing his name in print is offensive to me.

more than 4 years ago
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COBOL Celebrates 50 Years

Twyst3d RIP Cobol (277 comments)

Dear Cobol. Thanks for the memories and all that. We couldnt have done it without you. But, the times they are a moving. And its time you moved on with them. If I had disposal income in the millions. Id hold you the grandest of funerals. For now. I'll have to settle with a pint after work and peeing your name on the alley wall. RIP Cobol.

P.S. Make it two pints so I can pee a heart next to that too

more than 4 years ago
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Running Over Virtual Pedestrians Helps In-Game Ad Recall

Twyst3d If I ever see (144 comments)

A game where I pick up an assault rifle or something and it has a Coke logo on the side. Im gonna make all those vivid dreams people have about video gamers going nuts for no apparent reason come true. Seriously sick of this. Im paying $$ for the game allready. Not only have they cut down on the length of games, but the overall quality. Apparently graphics are a good substitue for story and play. They dont really make any games that are original anymore. And now after all these god damn shortcuts the game companies are taking they want to advertise to me in game as well? Fuck that noise.

about 5 years ago
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Sony To Put Chrome On Laptops

Twyst3d What kind of moron (278 comments)

Thought bundling with realplayer was a good idea? Worst media ever invented. The only thing realplayer does well is bombard you with a tsunami of adds and guarantees without a shadow of a doubt your computer WILL RUN SLOWER.

about 5 years ago
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Australian Defence Force Builds $1.7m Linux-Based Flight Simulator

Twyst3d Breaking news flash!! (232 comments)

New Flight simulator not compatible with sound. Australia looks to open source community for help. Everyone looks away and ignores them. More news at 11.

about 5 years ago
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Why Is It So Difficult To Allow Cross-Platform Play?

Twyst3d Re:vendor lock in (389 comments)

I don't know if I agree with your definition of blame.. By the same logic you can't blame the bankers who ruined the world economy because it was in their best interests to make as much money as they could while they could. It's a slippery slope.

It could also be argued that a banker cannot make good money off a ruined economy.

about 5 years ago
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Blizzard Game You're Most Looking Forward To?

Twyst3d Re:Missing Option: None of the above. (452 comments)

You're pretty good at arguing semantics but ultimately wrong. Sure you could use TCP/IP to play online, but that would require that you allready had partners. bnetd allowed for pirated copies of the game to experience the "social networking" provided by bnet on a lower scale. And i would have to say that was its main purpose given what it does. Nice try though.

about 5 years ago
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Blizzard Game You're Most Looking Forward To?

Twyst3d Re:Why no WoW for PS3? (452 comments)

Thats true. Then people might actually have a good reason to buy a PS3 other than it has Blu Ray.

... What? its not like it has a decent library of exclusives or anything.

about 5 years ago
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Blizzard Game You're Most Looking Forward To?

Twyst3d Re:Missing Option (452 comments)

The RTS MMO genre could be really cool if done right (and if you can keep juvenile asses off of your team).

You imply there are online games out there that lack any juveniles whatsoever. Considering this - it would seem kind of pointless to insult any game for the potential juvenile behaviour contained therein when juvenile behaviour is a problem any and all games face

about 5 years ago
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Company Laptop, My Data — Can They Co-exist?

Twyst3d Re:slashdot is not your lawyer (395 comments)

Considering the responses Ive seen I must disagree. There have been some very sensible answers to his question without the need for asking a lawyer.

about 5 years ago
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New Hitchhiker's Guide Book "Not Very Funny"

Twyst3d Breaking news! (410 comments)

Unknown author does bad job of copying beloved author. We never saw it coming. No really.

More news at 11.

about 5 years ago
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First American Internet Addiction Treatment Center

Twyst3d Re:money (278 comments)

I agree with you but I would have gone the extra step to say that doing so does not require one to be physically home alone. iPhones and their soon to come cheaper better clones that dont require 2 year contracts will help that. In which case is it internet addiction? Or simply deppression?

about 5 years ago
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Chrome OS Designed To Start Microsoft Death Spiral

Twyst3d Me thinks the title is wishful thinking... (817 comments)

Of course what I want to happen is wishful thinking as well. Having a 3rd major operating system available to the world will force Microsoft AND Apple both to clean up their acts. And hopefully, maybe google instead of trying to launch its own home media gaming system will instead bring gaming back to the PC where it belongs.

about 5 years ago
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RadioShack To Rebrand As "The Shack"?

Twyst3d Last time I was at Radio Shack (629 comments)

I bought a copy of Thexder and Leisure Suit Larry 2. Its too bad really. I have a feeling, they will spend money effecting this change, and all they will have to show for it are the bills for all the signs they had to replace. Whatever happened to selling games? I used to buy all my old sierra adventure games there. Three days before PC gaming started becoming actually popular they stopped carrying games. Friggin idiots. Oh well out with the old in with the new. Buhbye Radio Shack.

about 5 years ago

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Politically Correct redefined...

Twyst3d Twyst3d writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Twyst3d (1359973) writes "I found this the other day and personally find it to be inflammatory. Thought people might want to see this. http://www.wikihow.com/Discussion:Persuade-an-Atheist-to-Become-Christian . Now that they posted this doesn't really surprise me. I once saw a wiki how to on "How to get over being depressed", but when I responded by writing a "How to write a pretentious wiki how to" it was summarily erased. Sooo if they have people monitoring this stuff and erasing the inflammatory posts. Why — is this not considered one of them?"

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