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World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Launches Nov. 13th

Ultra64 Re:That reminds me... (146 comments)

Star Trek Online, Final Fantasy XIV

about two weeks ago
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The Man Who Invented the 26th Dimension

Ultra64 Re:String theory is not science! (259 comments)

To quote I kan reed:

'String theory very clearly falls into the "not testable yet" category, rather than the "designed to resist testing" category'

about a month ago
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The Man Who Invented the 26th Dimension

Ultra64 Re:String theory is not science! (259 comments)

Huh?

How is a theory that attempts to describe the laws of physics *not* science?

about a month ago
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Robotic Suit Gives Shipyard Workers Super Strength

Ultra64 Domo arigato (125 comments)

Archer roboto

about a month ago
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World Health Organization Calls For Decriminalization of Drug Use

Ultra64 Re:No public drug use (474 comments)

>Drug use is not OK

Why?

>A concentration of drug use...will have a serious negative impact on the local community.

Why?

about a month and a half ago
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World Health Organization Calls For Decriminalization of Drug Use

Ultra64 Re:It Has Not Failed (474 comments)

Penalties against possession of a drug should not be more damaging to an individual than the use of the drug itself.

about a month and a half ago
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Russia Prepares For Internet War Over Malaysian Jet

Ultra64 Re:It's Putin's fault (503 comments)

Did they know Bush was lying when he said he had evidence?

about a month and a half ago
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Comcast Customer Service Rep Just Won't Take No For an Answer

Ultra64 Re:105 megabits per second (401 comments)

TL;DR: I don't need it, therefore no one does.

about a month and a half ago
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Microsoft Takes Down No-IP.com Domains

Ultra64 Re: Sue them for all they're worth (495 comments)

Because creating an account on a website is a measure of how important someone's opinion is, duh.

about 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Would It Take For You To Buy a Smartwatch?

Ultra64 Re:Cool solution looking for a problem (427 comments)

"They can't really hang it off their belt because it's too big and unwieldy, it's a solid slab in their pocket, so the phone migrates to less and less convenient locations."

I wonder how many people who say this have actually used one of the larger screens.

My Galaxy note 3 is huge compared to my old iphone, but fits in my pocket perfectly comfortably.

about 2 months ago
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Don't Want Google In Your House? Here Are a Few Home-Tech Startups To Watch

Ultra64 Re:I don't want "smart-home" (88 comments)

"are you expecting us to believe that you genuinely don't understand the fears of those in this forum who oppose your optimistic view of the way data collected on customers of these services will be used?"

Yes. All I hear is a bunch of Chicken Little's freaking out because Google will know what temperature they like their house to be when they wake up in the morning.

about 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Would It Take For You To Buy a Smartwatch?

Ultra64 bigger display (427 comments)

A screen the size of my Galaxy note 3.

about 2 months ago
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Don't Want Google In Your House? Here Are a Few Home-Tech Startups To Watch

Ultra64 Re:I don't want "smart-home" (88 comments)

"An ad hominem (Latin for "to the man" or "to the person"[1]), short for argumentum ad hominem, is a general category of fallacies in which a claim or argument is rejected on the basis of some irrelevant fact about the author of or the person presenting the claim or argument"

"Sorry, since this is Slashdot I was expecting that I would be speaking to a rational adult.
Forgot that school's out."

You disregard my argument on the basis that you think I am still in school.

How is that not ad hominem?

about 2 months ago
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Don't Want Google In Your House? Here Are a Few Home-Tech Startups To Watch

Ultra64 Re:I don't want "smart-home" (88 comments)

"But yeah, duh, we're all luddites if we don't bow and kiss the ring."

who's ring? What are you talking about?

Irrational fear of technology is what makes you luddite, nothing else.

about 2 months ago
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Don't Want Google In Your House? Here Are a Few Home-Tech Startups To Watch

Ultra64 Re:I don't want "smart-home" (88 comments)

>FYI, so you know - "dur, yer uh Luddite" is not a substitute for a valid argument

And ad hominem is soooo much better.

If you had actually read what I wrote you would have seen that my real suggestion was "Go to settings and turn 'GPS' to off".

Could you really not tell that the luddite remark was sarcasm?

about 2 months ago
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Don't Want Google In Your House? Here Are a Few Home-Tech Startups To Watch

Ultra64 Re:I don't want "smart-home" (88 comments)

This is the 21st century and we are talking about GPS on cell phones.

I am obviously referring to map apps on phones.

about 2 months ago
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Don't Want Google In Your House? Here Are a Few Home-Tech Startups To Watch

Ultra64 Re:I don't want "smart-home" (88 comments)

>Remember when people used to say that about GPS-enabled cell phones?
No

>Now every cell phone is GPS-enabled.
>Got any other ideas?
Go to settings and turn "GPS" to off?
Stop being a luddite?

"Oh noes, GPS. Now I can tell where I am on a map. "

How horrible.

about 2 months ago

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