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NASA: Lunar Pits and Caves Could House Astronauts

Type44Q Hmm... (156 comments)

I suppose that, like a proctologist encountering Goatse Guy... this "exploratory spelunking" will indeed need to be done from a distance. ;)

about a week ago
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Economist: File Sharing's Impact On Movies Is Modest At Most

Type44Q Re:Lies, damn lies. (214 comments)

Piracy has ruined the movie industry like it ruined the music industry.

It certainly has (and not the way we might think); by helping Hollywood's bottom line (as per TFA), pirates have reduced the pressure on producers to turn out quality product.*

*Michael Bay

about two weeks ago
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Asteroid Mining Bill Introduced In Congress To Protect Private Property Rights

Type44Q This is great and all... (181 comments)

...but it should be pointed out: Congress' jurisdiction does not extend out to the asteroids, regardless of what they legislate...

about two weeks ago
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'Rosetta Flash' Attack Leverages JSONP Callbacks To Steal Credentials

Type44Q Re: haven't we learned from the last 25 exploits? (68 comments)

I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess that you're one of the aforementioned douchebag marketing types (paraphrasing mine)...

about two weeks ago
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How the NEPTUNE Project Wired the Ocean

Type44Q FTFY... (46 comments)

it's about the same length as 40,000 subway cars

Or 470,000 Librarians of Congress, stretched out head-to-toe...

about three weeks ago
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New Snowden Leak: of 160000 Intercepted Messages, Only 10% From Official Targets

Type44Q Re: What's worse? (201 comments)

someone taking a picture of your dirty underwear

The obvious question would be whether it has skidmarks in it...

about three weeks ago
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Oculus Suspends Oculus Rift Dev Kit Sales In China

Type44Q Re: On Reddit 3 Days Ago... (131 comments)

vomit up... even my own feces

I imagine you'd want to hold that down, if you went to the trouble of ingesting it in the first place.

about three weeks ago
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Qualcomm Takes Down 100+ GitHub Repositories With DMCA Notice

Type44Q Re: Land of the Eunuch (349 comments)

Rest assured there're plans for that problem as well.

about three weeks ago
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Chinese Company '3D-Prints' 10 Buildings In One Day

Type44Q Can you say... (118 comments)

...phthalates and bisphenol A vapors?

about three weeks ago
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Philips Ethernet-Powered Lighting Transmits Data To Mobile Devices Via Light

Type44Q Cool! (104 comments)

"802.11e" - "e" for epilepsy.

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Replacing Paper With Tablets For Design Meetings?

Type44Q LOL! How about in... (143 comments)

Replacing paper with Tablets

How about in the bathrooms? :D

about three weeks ago
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That Toy Is Now a Drone

Type44Q Re: They're infringing my Second-Amendment drone r (268 comments)

It's only been in the past century that we've had this notion that the right to keep and bear arms had secret limitations written in invisible ink.

God damn; well said.

about a month ago
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Google and Facebook Can Be Legally Intercepted, Says UK Spy Boss

Type44Q Re:um... (104 comments)

You know the US government says stuff like this *all the time*.

No way! Two different countries that're both involved in operating ECHELON have been known to make similar justifications for their data-gathering activities?! You don't say!

Seriously, though; are you attempting to imply that it's therefore acceptable for the U.K. to say stuff like this, because the U.S. says it?? If not, what, exactly are you trying to say? Because what you did say clearly came across as a reactionary and poorly-thought-out attempt to divert attention away from the actual matter at hand...

about a month ago
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Google and Facebook Can Be Legally Intercepted, Says UK Spy Boss

Type44Q um... (104 comments)

Fascist toadie says what? :p

about a month ago

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The release candidate for Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" is out

Type44Q Type44Q writes  |  about a year and a half ago

Type44Q (1233630) writes "Well, the latest edition of Mint is finally here (the release candidate, anyway); according to The Linux Mint Blog, "For the first time since Linux Mint 11, the development team was able to capitalize on upstream technology which works and fits its goals. After 6 months of incremental development, Linux Mint 14 features an impressive list of improvements, increased stability and a refined desktop experience. We’re very proud of MATE, Cinnamon, MDM and all the components used in this release, and we’re very excited to show you how they all fit together in Linux Mint 14.""
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