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Star Wars Fans Plan Full-Size Millennium Falcon Replica

bobzieruncle Re:What will they think of next? (129 comments)

Right. And where will you put the Death Star when you're finished playing if you don't have a TARDIS? ;-)

more than 2 years ago

One Cool Day Job: Building Algorithms For Elevators

bobzieruncle Re:Sounds good but . . . (203 comments)

Yeah, but Otis Elevator is good to the last drop. :-D

more than 2 years ago

Scientists Capture Shadow Cast By 1 Atom

bobzieruncle Re:atom bomb, shmatom momb (51 comments)

When you see it, you will shit bricks! :D

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Which Comic Books To Start My 3-Year-Old With?

bobzieruncle G-Man, Mini Marvels (372 comments)

Junior superheroes with a lot of kid-oriented humor and no edgy violence. Chris Giarusso is the creator for both. :D

more than 2 years ago

Doctor Who To Become Hollywood Feature Film

bobzieruncle Bring Back Tom Baker (357 comments)

Tom Baker could play the original crotchety doctor. And you could have awkward sexual tension that's become a hallmark of the new series every time he tries to whip out his Jelly Babies. :D

more than 3 years ago

RIM Collapse Beginning?

bobzieruncle Re:Bad news for RIM Employees (305 comments)

Amen. Or, they'll have to put up with executives complaining that they got stuck with a DingleBerry. :p

more than 3 years ago

Rumors of Higgs Boson Discovery At LHC

bobzieruncle Re:It's little more than speculation (225 comments)

And isn't anything "Beyond the Standard Model" very likely caused by our Benevolent Spaghetti Monster? :D

more than 3 years ago

Why Has Blu-ray Failed To Catch Hold?

bobzieruncle I believe it IS catching on (1162 comments)

If everyone hasn't gone Blu-ray yet, it's probably because there's a big up-front investment in a new player, new cables (say cable or composite vs. component or hdmi) and repurchasing all those DVDs in Blu-ray format. When pricing Blu-ray discs vs. DVD, you can generally find better deals in the DVD section. There are also a lot of titles that haven't been produced in the Blu-ray format, especially numerous TV shows which were never produced in hi-def. So, the DVD format is fairly entrenched. All of which is why it'll take a while for Blu-ray sales to outpace DVD sales. But I believe they will, eventually. I see the number of Blu-ray titles growing. The Blu-ray sections of the store are getting bigger all of the time. I know I'm buying more Blu-ray discs when I have the choice.

more than 3 years ago

Google Says Honeycomb Will Not Come To Smartphones

bobzieruncle Re:Wow, self-fragmentation on Android... (193 comments)

...anyone else think this is a seriously bad idea?

You're essentially creating two operating systems to develop for. Now I don't just have to support the quirks of iPhone+iPad+iTouch/Android I have to support Android Tablet as well.

I seriously hope, and there very likely is, a plan at Google exists for merging at 3.1 or something similar. Come on Google, Android is much more developer friendly than iOS, let's keep it that way (please note that I did not say 'better'.)

1. You're still one Android option less than Apple (iphone, ipod, ipad)
2. You should already be making allowances for the variety of devices on which Android currently runs.
3. I'm not even sure it's safe to assume your market is all currently comfortably in the Android version 2.1+ range. You might still want to consider the Android versions.

more than 3 years ago

Are 10-11 Hour Programming Days Feasible?

bobzieruncle Re:Short answer ... (997 comments)

Short translation: Do not want! :D

about 4 years ago

Extremists Warn South Park Creators Over Muhammad In a Bear Suit

bobzieruncle Re:It could have been worse.... (1131 comments)

It could have been more awesome. They could have put him in a pedobear costume.

There. Fixed that for you. :D

more than 4 years ago

Herschel Space Observatory Finds Precursors of Life In Orion

bobzieruncle Re:So, what next? (142 comments)

If the probe fails to land in at least one alien hayseed's anus, they're probably doing it wrong. :D

more than 4 years ago

Virtual Reality Cocoon Being Designed

bobzieruncle Re:What will nintendo call it? (103 comments)

Obviously this is the replacement for the Wii, but what will Nintendo call this one?

How about the Wii Wii?

more than 6 years ago


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