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Amazon Angling For Same-Day Delivery Beyond Groceries

fhuglegads Re:Fresh Direct (193 comments)

I use Flesh Direct for all my escort services.

1 year,12 days
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New Largest Known Prime Number: 2^57,885,161-1

fhuglegads That's numberwang (254 comments)

Mitchell and Webb anyone?

about a year and a half ago
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Libertarian Candidate Excluded From Debate For Refusing Corporate Donations

fhuglegads Re:Get someone else to report this (627 comments)

Since you used the word whinging I will assume you are British and have no idea how broken our political system is and are used to a parliamentary system which represents people in a weighted way. The US has a winner take all system that only allows 2 people to compete and they only get to compete if they are what the media and the corporations say is ok.

about 2 years ago
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S. Carolina Supreme Court: Leaving Email In the Cloud Isn't Electronic Storage

fhuglegads I feel bad for... (112 comments)

...the person who has to transcribe my emails to paper and type them in when I want to read them.

about 2 years ago
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US Senator Proposes Bill To Eliminate Overtime For IT Workers

fhuglegads Are you an IT person at work right now? I am (1167 comments)

I bet there are a lot of us not getting OT pay and maybe not giving 100% to our unloyal employers who would off-shore us if they could.

about 2 years ago
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Obama To Veto Anti-Net-Neutrality Legislation

fhuglegads Re:Wow (355 comments)

| For all intensive purposes, "whom" is no longer a word. That begs the question, "who cares"?

I think you mean, "For all intents and purposes". Also, that is not the definition of begging the question. I do agree that no one cares about whom anymore.

more than 2 years ago
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Obama To Veto Anti-Net-Neutrality Legislation

fhuglegads Re:Wow (355 comments)

People signed loans they couldn't afford to pay so the banks are only part of the problem. Also, I don't see how being president allows you to just tell businesses how they must reconfigure the way their customers do business with them.

more than 2 years ago
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In Favor of FreeBSD On the Desktop

fhuglegads Here is why... (487 comments)

I put Ubuntu on my girlfriends laptop and she loves it. I downloaded the latest iso. Easily had it partition the drive, set up the boot loader, install the os and the video, network and audio drivers were all installed. Since she wants to watch tv shows online and check email and facebook she has a great environment (I did put in Gnome and let her pick between that and Unity and she picked Gnome) to mess around in and the effort level on a scale of 1 to 10 was a 2. What would BSD have done for me that U11.10 didn't?

more than 2 years ago
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Gates: Not Much To Show For $5B Spent On Education

fhuglegads Khan is great but... (496 comments)

Khan is great but the problem is motivation. I love to learn and they have all kinds of topics there that I don't know anything about. In general, most people aren't motivated to learn new things when surfing the web. They would rather look at lolcats or check their farmville plants. I don't think any of my friends or family even know Khan Academy exists let alone visit the site.

The US is full of apathy. Sure there are exceptions but there are too many people who are happy being average or are oblivious to the fact that they are.

more than 3 years ago
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I Name My Servers After:

fhuglegads Had to abstain (722 comments)

My server is named handjob.

more than 3 years ago
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Why People Watch StarCraft, Instead of Playing

fhuglegads Re:That's easy. (122 comments)

I love to watch (grid-iron) football and I love to play. Getting 22 people for an 11 on 11 game of football is hard to do so any version of football I play is incomplete and a pale representation of the game itself. Being able to watch the game the way it was meant to be played by the best players in the world is great entertainment. Playing 3 on 3 or 5 on 5 is a great activity. There is no line that divides playing and watching into 2 sections where you must only choose one.

more than 3 years ago
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Why People Watch StarCraft, Instead of Playing

fhuglegads Re:Really? (122 comments)

Or maybe it's like any other competitive sport, there are people who enjoy watching it being played at a higher level than they themselves are able to participate at?

I feel like this with League of Legends. The top players streaming is a completely different game than when I play. The strategies are very different and the games have a more natural flow to them. When I play as a "baddie" the games are often just a lot of discord.

Beyond that, there are players who don't like each other and sometimes they end up on the same team. It probably wouldn't work if the players were all anonymous and I didn't know who I was watching. Beyond the soap opera and the drama it's a good way to learn and see my deficiencies so then when I do play I have a point of reference to base my play against in an attempt to improve.

more than 3 years ago
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BitCoin, the Most Dangerous Project Ever?

fhuglegads TFA has FUD and excitement (858 comments)

I read the article and felt like the author was full of doom and gloom but it seemed exciting to think that bitcoin is a way to hire prostitutes in Vegas. I'm buying my bitcoins now and losing my virginity as soon as the cyber-black market opens!!!!!

more than 3 years ago
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BitCoin, the Most Dangerous Project Ever?

fhuglegads Re:Magic: The Gathering (858 comments)

That's a good deal. If he wanted your Serra Angels you'd have to get soda and an extra topping.

more than 3 years ago
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US May Disable All Car Phones, Says Trans. Secretary

fhuglegads The FCC prohibits such devices (1065 comments)

Here is an excerpt from the FCC website:

In response to multiple inquiries concerning the sale and use of transmitters designed to prevent, jam or interfere with the operation of cellular and personal communications service (PCS) telephones, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is issuing this Public Notice to make clear that the marketing, sale, or operation of this type of equipment is unlawful. Anyone involved with such activities may be subject to forfeitures, fines or even criminal prosecution.

http://www.fcc.gov/eb/Public_Notices/DA-05-1776A1.html

more than 3 years ago
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Desktop Linux Is Dead

fhuglegads To quote Morrissey (1348 comments)

I know it's over And it never really began But in my heart it was so real

more than 3 years ago
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Microsoft Admits OpenOffice.org Is a Contender

fhuglegads Re:Change names just as it's getting popular (480 comments)

Who in their right might thought "gooo" would be an acceptable name for a professional office suite?

I think they should take inspiration from a Highlights here and call it Goofice

more than 3 years ago
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Proving 0.999... Is Equal To 1

fhuglegads Re:Sometimes (1260 comments)

Some women like java but I find the ones who like vodka are much easier to impress

more than 3 years ago
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Proving 0.999... Is Equal To 1

fhuglegads Re:I'm Surprised (1260 comments)

^h^h^h^h^h^hcarrier lost

modems in Montana.. now that I believe

more than 3 years ago

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