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Scotland Votes No To Independence

Wookact Re:I'm disappointed (465 comments)

Didn't the Irish have a lot of financial issues themselves?

2 days ago
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Amazon Instant Video Now Available On Android

Wookact Re:finally (77 comments)

Awesome, you rock. I tried it on the 10 last night and was unable to get anywhere. Unfortunately none of my devices are "supported" so I was unable to harvest the apk from one of them.

about two weeks ago
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Amazon Instant Video Now Available On Android

Wookact Re:finally (77 comments)

I will check with my Note 10 2014 when I get home. If that works I will just copy the apk over to the S4 and see what happens.

about two weeks ago
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Amazon Instant Video Now Available On Android

Wookact Re:finally (77 comments)

I just checked my S4 says this device is not compatible.

about two weeks ago
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California Tells Businesses: Stop Trying To Ban Consumer Reviews

Wookact Re:Please can (275 comments)

Well I am not anonymous, and yes it is annoying. I am not sure why you think its a good idea to split up your comment like that. Do you write the first few words of your email in the subject line too? Do you write the first few words on the envelope of the letter? Honestly I don't get the point. Perhaps you can sway my opinion.

about two weeks ago
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Low-Carb Diet Trumps Low-Fat Diet In Major New Study

Wookact Re:The diet is unimportant... (588 comments)

You have a point, but I am not sure you should be making it to me. I was just trying to show how there is some truth behind the statement that there are costs for eating healthy, just as there are costs for not eating healthy. I was not trying to say they are good reasons, just that dismissing the "Eating healthy is expensive" argument out of hand is wrong.

about three weeks ago
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Low-Carb Diet Trumps Low-Fat Diet In Major New Study

Wookact Re:The diet is unimportant... (588 comments)

It isnt just the cost of the food its the cost in time of preparing the food and cleaning up after. If it takes you an hour to cook and an hour to clean then you are taking a good bit of your day away for just one meal. And if you live alone then that is a good deal of time spent on food for just one person. Healthy AND fast is most certainly not cheap in many situations. Hot pockets cost 2.50 and take 3 minutes to cook and zero clean up.

about three weeks ago
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Elon Musk Promises 100,000 Electric Cars Per Year

Wookact Re:Invisible Hand of the Market (122 comments)

I fail to think of a single industry with any real pull in the American market place that isn't run through at least a few government regulatory entities.

Good, I can't think of a single industry that wouldn't fsck things all up if they weren't being watched.

about 1 month ago
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CCP Games Explains Why Virtual Reality First Person Shooters Still Don't Work

Wookact Re:barf (154 comments)

That might be. I would try one of the PC games that does make you sick, turn off the eye candy and get the frame rate up to see if it helps.

about 2 months ago
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Verizon's Accidental Mea Culpa

Wookact Re:Answer needed (390 comments)

Sure, the governments should break up the ISP monopolies that restrict access to only one or two ISPs. They should also try to reduce any barriers to entry in the market for new competitors to spring up. This would increase competition and force verizon to better their service to retain their customers.

The issue with this is that its good for consumers but bad for investors, and we all know who our esteemed congress men actually represent.

about 2 months ago
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The Last Three Months Were the Hottest Quarter On Record

Wookact Re:The study focuses soley on Japan (552 comments)

Data probably came from many places, on weather underground I see that thigh for my location was set in 1934. But how do they know that, thats unpossible!!!!!

You are wrong good sir, it is entirely possible that they got enough data from other agencies and old records to make their conclusions. You not being able to understand that does not reflect upon the study in any way shape or form. It just makes you look like you are trying to discredit a study that you do not like because it does not click with your own biased conclusions.

about 2 months ago
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The First Person Ever To Die In a Tesla Is a Guy Who Stole One

Wookact Re:Only 100 mph? (443 comments)

Do you also slide your car into a light pole sideways, if so yours is the only consumer mass produced car that can handle that.

about 2 months ago
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The First Person Ever To Die In a Tesla Is a Guy Who Stole One

Wookact Re:Unsafe at any speed (above 100 MPH)... (443 comments)

-1 No common sense would be the correct modifier for you. Take ANY car, and hit a light pole going nearly 100mph sideways and see if it gets cut in half. I bet you cant find one consumer mass produced vehicle that can handle that.

about 2 months ago
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UK Computing Student Jailed After Failing To Hand Over Crypto Keys

Wookact Re:Self Incrimination Irrelevant (353 comments)

Why should they be able to hold you, they have no evidence of your wrong doing. If they cant brake into the desk drawer for whatever reason they don't get to continue holding you. This goes back to the phenomenon where "on a computer" makes it a new and unique concept that needs new laws and regulations. It doesn't.

about 2 months ago
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UK Computing Student Jailed After Failing To Hand Over Crypto Keys

Wookact Re:Self Incrimination Irrelevant (353 comments)

What do they do if you don't supply the desk key? They brake into the drawer. What should they do if you dont supply the encryption key? They should brake into the..

about 2 months ago
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Here Comes the Panopticon: Insurance Companies

Wookact Re: It's already going on... (353 comments)

Yes and if some people like our founding fathers had just said that to themselves we might still have monarchs on our money.

about 2 months ago
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Austrian Tor Exit Node Operator Found Guilty As an Accomplice

Wookact Re:Analogy Sucks... (255 comments)

There are two letters added, its an easy mistake to make depending on screen resolution, amount of attention being paid, etc. When I first read it I too thought Australia. Possibly because I was skimming the text, and my brain assumed Australia because it appears far more often on Slashdot for these types of things

about 3 months ago
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Amazon Sues After Ex-Worker Takes Google Job

Wookact Re:Non-compete agreements are BS. (272 comments)

I don't know about the laws where they are but in many states non competes (especially the form kind) are essentially unenforceable. I know in my states there is a reasonableness test on time period, allowed restrictions, and geographical distances. My state also routinely nullifies entire contracts if it goes against state law, there is no crossing out of certain provisions, the entire thing gets trashed. So a non compete written with another state in mind is most likely completely worthless in my state.

about 3 months ago
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Baton Bob Strikes Back Against Police That Coerced Facebook Post From Him

Wookact Re:issue is FB post (203 comments)

I believe the petty criminal before I believe the organized criminals.

about 3 months ago

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