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Order of importance if disaster strikes?

bumby Re:Missing option (458 comments)

Highly narcissistic to value oneself over commodities.

more than 3 years ago
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Witcher 2 Torrents Could Net You a Fine

bumby Re:Intended Reaction? (724 comments)

Perhaps it is a good thing that the game makers whos business model is based on a pre-digital/pre-internet era goes out of business. Obviously people doesn't value them very highly if they need to legislate their rights for sales.

Perhaps the problem lies in charging $50-$100 for a game full of artificial restrictions. I personaly haven't bought games in years, until i found gog.com who sells drm free games for $6 and $10 and no more (some they even give away for free). I've happily payed for a couple of games there, not so much to play the game as to support a company which I believe is doing a good thing - selling drm free games to a reasonable price.

If it's simple economics that if enough people get something for free, someone has to be hurt, then perhaps it is time to overlook the values of these economics.

more than 3 years ago
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Order of importance if disaster strikes?

bumby Missing option (458 comments)

How about myself? I would prioritize myself over data and posessions any time.
Loved ones, myself (?risk->0: data, posession)

more than 3 years ago
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Scroogle Has Been Blocked

bumby Google Sharing (281 comments)

I've been using Google Sharing, http://www.googlesharing.net/ , for a while now. Works very well. As with all proxies though, it just moves the point of trust from google to the google sharing-server.

more than 4 years ago
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New Evidence For Ancient Life On Mars

bumby So here we have spent huge amount of resources... (186 comments)

So here we have spent huge amount of resources constructing advanced technology to send robots to mars to investigate if there's life there, only to have the evidence flown to us with a piece of rock.

more than 4 years ago
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Best Tool For Remembering Passwords?

bumby Re:cpm (1007 comments)

I'm actually doing something along that line as it is, using gpg and small shell script. I've still been waiting to try out cpm tough, since it has built in password generation, multiuser support and some other nice features :)

more than 4 years ago
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Stargate Universe

bumby Re:Troubleshooting skills. (829 comments)

So, just cut someones finger off, tape it to one of the "keno":s and off you go! :)

more than 4 years ago
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Empirical Study Shows DRM Encourages Infringement

bumby Re:At last (375 comments)

How is this related to DRM? magnatune.com gives you the same service (download whatever you bought whenever you want, wherever you are) without DRM.

more than 5 years ago
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What Free IDE Do You Use?

bumby Re:Vim (1055 comments)

I don't grep it.

more than 5 years ago
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Judge In Pirate Bay Trial Biased

bumby Re:Shouldn't Judges remove themselves? (415 comments)

Yes, yes they should, and the article mentioned this. The judge did however not consider himself biased. Go figure...

more than 5 years ago
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The Global Warming Heretic

bumby Re:Environmental Nutters (1190 comments)

Because "sane" and "normal" is the same thing (from the normal peoples point of view, that is).

more than 5 years ago
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DNA-Radio, Tune In To Your Chromosomes

bumby Re:Made up words... (77 comments)

(double)spike1
I typecasted you!

more than 5 years ago
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Should Job Seekers Tell Employers To Quit Snooping?

bumby Re:Absoutely correct (681 comments)

I believe the problem arise when Joe post pictures of his drunk friend Elvis exploits on a massively public forum. Does Elvis still deserve what he gets?

more than 5 years ago
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Is Windows 7 Faster Or Just Smarter?

bumby Re:Worse than that. (619 comments)

If you like complete control, and this is a OS X vs Windows argument, you should probably switch to a Linux system... If there's one thing I hate most about Windows it's the lack of control.

more than 5 years ago

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