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Microsoft's Surface RT Was Doomed From Day One

bryan1945 Re:I'm glad (442 comments)

Wow, you 'turfed so hard I have rug burn!

about a year ago
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George Zimmerman Acquitted In Death of Trayvon Martin

bryan1945 Re:Also (1737 comments)

If you are not shooting at the person, you are spraying bullets somewhere else. And weren't 2 kids there, also? So just fire off some shots in some direction so you can clip a neighbor, someone walking by, a passing car, have a ricochete and hit someone in the house. OK, it you are in the middle of the a forest, ocean or desert, feel free to put a shot into the ground, otherwise you are being reckless and a danger to others. And don't give me any bull about "putting a shot somewhere safe." The only safe place safe to discharge a weapon with other people around is a controlled firing range, and then only once you have passed a safety course.

This isn't a movie, kid.

about a year ago
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George Zimmerman Acquitted In Death of Trayvon Martin

bryan1945 Re:Also (1737 comments)

Showing the speed freak your knife won't get someone else killed. Showing your gun to someone won't get someone else killed. Wildly firing off shots can get someone killed.

about a year ago
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Obama Reveals Climate Change Plan

bryan1945 Re:'change' you shouldn't believe in (577 comments)

The AC in general has outlived it's purpose and usefulness. If you're not going to even put your handle on it, I'm not bothering with you.

about a year ago
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Obama Reveals Climate Change Plan

bryan1945 Re:Microsoft and Bill Gates (577 comments)

Yes, I wonder why no one has thought of having a massive, central power source. Oh, because that is stupid.

about a year ago
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Birthday Song's Copyright Leads To a Lawsuit For the Ages

bryan1945 From Sports Night (442 comments)

Dan: What’s the problem?
Mallory: During your broadcast on September 5th, you sang Happy Birthday to your partner, Casey McCall.
Dan: Yeah, but I can explain that. Wait, it was his birthday. Why do I have to explain that?
Mallory: You sang Happy Birthday on the air.

Mallory: Listen, I think it’s sweet that you and your partner sing to each other on television. Others may think that it’s vaguely gay, but I disagree.
Dan: Thank you.
Mallory: Nonetheless, you can’t do it anymore.
Dan: Why not?
Mallory: It’s against the law?
Dan: It’s against the law to be vaguely gay?
Mallory: It’s against the law to sing Happy Birthday on television.
Dan: Why?
Mallory: It's owned by the representatives of Mildred and Patty Hill.
Dan: It took two people to write that song?

about a year and a half ago
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UK Government 'Muzzling' Scientists

bryan1945 Re:Badgers? (83 comments)

The snakes ate them.

about a year and a half ago
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Hacker Releases 1.7TB Treasure Trove of Gaming Info

bryan1945 Re:Insurance Policy? (293 comments)

FTFA- He's Australian. I don't think the FBI has jurisdiction.

about a year and a half ago
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Activist Admits To Bugging US Senate Minority Leader

bryan1945 Re: It is truly sad... (247 comments)

You're no different, just coming from the other side. At least the other guy didn't act like a total prick.

about a year and a half ago
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Why DOJ Didn't Need a "Super Search Warrant" To Snoop On Fox News' E-mail

bryan1945 Re: Not News to Fox (330 comments)

The Supreme Court has already ruled on this issue. They said reporting on something, even if it was obtained illegally, is fine. It was in the Wall Street Journal's Saturday edition, back in the editorial section. The write cited the various applicable cases.

about a year and a half ago
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Bill Gates: iPad Users Are Frustrated They Can't Type Or Create Documents

bryan1945 Re:Yeah (618 comments)

Oh, shush you! If you don't have to search for trivial information on how to use your OS every 30 minutes, you're not using a REAL OS. /sarcasm

about a year and a half ago
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It's 2013, and Windows Activation Is Still Frustrating

bryan1945 Re:switch to Linux... (435 comments)

Get back to me when all the MS specific software is ported to linux.

about a year and a half ago
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It's 2013, and Windows Activation Is Still Frustrating

bryan1945 Re:Mac OS X (435 comments)

Enable Boot Camp. Freaking newbies.

about a year and a half ago
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The Eternal Mainframe

bryan1945 Rinse, lather, repeat (225 comments)

Not networked, networked, not, networked, on and on. Each cycle begets a new cycle. Now it's just called "the cloud."

about a year and a half ago
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British Woman's Twitter Comments Spark Expensive Libel Claims

bryan1945 Re:The Truth is Never Libelous (303 comments)

It goes back to a 1964 Supreme Court case, NY Times vs. Sullivan, with some followup cases. It takes a lot to overturn a bunch of SC case law.

about a year and a half ago
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Statistical Errors Keep 4700 K-3rd Students From NYC 'Gifted' Programs

bryan1945 Re:I'd have been pissed. (215 comments)

nblender- I'm happy for you and your family.

about a year and a half ago

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