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News Aggregator Fark Adds Misogyny Ban

dugancent Re:Sigh (716 comments)

That was happening many years before the beta thing, champ

That's true. I have a 5-digit I can't use anymore due to a dead email address. Oh well.

3 days ago
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News Aggregator Fark Adds Misogyny Ban

dugancent Re:Sigh (716 comments)

They did leave. That's why current posters have an virtual orgasm when someone with a 5 digit, or dear god 4 or 3 digit, uid posts. They moved on.

3 days ago
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Why Chinese Hackers Would Want US Hospital Patient Data

dugancent Re:uh-huh (169 comments)

What the insurance gets billed and what they pay is rarely close. If they get billed $1,000,000 for a transplant, they might pay $250,000.

3 days ago
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No, a Huge Asteroid Is Not "Set To Wipe Out Life On Earth In 2880"

dugancent Re:science and religion agree! (120 comments)

Good deal. That means we can ignore this!

4 days ago
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Are Altcoins Undermining Bitcoin's Credibility?

dugancent Re:hilarious (267 comments)

I know that. You asked who the main investor was, not who it was owned by.

5 days ago
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Are Altcoins Undermining Bitcoin's Credibility?

dugancent Re:...because they can. (267 comments)

Sure. You can print/mint any currency you want, as long as it's not meant to pose as federal reserve currency. There is nothing illegal about it.

5 days ago
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Are Altcoins Undermining Bitcoin's Credibility?

dugancent Re:hilarious (267 comments)

1. The United States federal government.

That's good enough for me.

5 days ago
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Are Altcoins Undermining Bitcoin's Credibility?

dugancent Re:Hate to be the one to point this out... (267 comments)

The definition of marketing:

  noun
the action or business of promoting and selling products or services, including market research and advertising.

I don't see the word bullshit, or any synonym of it. Therefore it is not "by definition".

5 days ago
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Is Dolby Atmos a Flop For Home Theater Like 3DTV Was?

dugancent Re:3dTV is a flop? (197 comments)

Because it's another notch I the feature list that no one uses, or cares about.

That said, I have a sixty inch I just bought that doesn't have 3D.

5 days ago
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Wikipedia Gets Critical Reception from UK Press at Wikimania 2014

dugancent Re:Meanwhile the general public in London... (113 comments)

That's nice.

Wikipedia is not news and news outlets are not an encyclopedia. They aren't related and can't be compared.

about two weeks ago
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Connected Collar Lets Your Cat Do the War-Driving

dugancent War-Driving? (110 comments)

Welcome to 2002.

about two weeks ago
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NASA Releases Footage of "Flying Saucer" Braking Test, Declares Success

dugancent Re:Ars Technica has (55 comments)

Slashdotting doesn't really happen anymore.

about two weeks ago
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Big Bang Actors To Earn $1M Per Episode

dugancent Re:that's some expensive laughtrack (442 comments)

I've seen the show in person, there are indeed people there laughing. It's no secret there are paid people mixed into the crowd to get them going. Very few sitcoms use laugh tracks, they use professional audience members.

about two weeks ago
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How long ago did you last assemble a computer?

dugancent Re:Been a while (391 comments)

I have an i7 laptop. I plug in a monitor, mouse and keyboard when I need to. I have absolutely no use for a desktop any longer.

about two weeks ago
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Georgia Tech Researchers Jailbreak iOS 7.1.2

dugancent Re:Why? (136 comments)

I know the DirecTV app won't run. I've ran across a game as well.

about three weeks ago
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Lots Of People Really Want Slideout-Keyboard Phones: Where Are They?

dugancent Re:In the USA people don't pay for phones (544 comments)

Two year contracts are on the way out. AT&T is in the process of ditching them, T-mobile already has. Verizon won't be far behind.

about three weeks ago
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Amazon Fire Phone Reviews: Solid But Overly Ambitious

dugancent Re:But... (58 comments)

from what I've read on /.

You've already failed. This site is as unbiased as Fox News.

about a month ago
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Exhibit On Real Johnny Appleseed To Hit the Road

dugancent Re:News for Nerds you say? (71 comments)

Better than the repetitive Android/Apple shit that gets posted over and over again.

about a month ago

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