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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

fuzznutz Re:Flip Argument (1000 comments)

Let me fix that for you...

I made up my mind based on the alleged and unsworn facts that the media have presented. I am open to having my opinion changed once presented with further compelling facts. Unfortunately, I can't be bothered to read the transcripts of the grand jury evidence that was unprecedentedly released to the public.

yesterday
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The Downside to Low Gas Prices

fuzznutz How about no... (554 comments)

Gas prices sometimes vary 10% on a weekly basis. So when prices are down by 25% for a single month, the do-gooders want to raise it back up and "hope" we won't notice when gas costs rise back to their "normal" levels? So I should expect $5 a gallon gas when prices restabilize? I pay surcharges on shipping, trash hauling and a number of other services because of high prices. Fuel prices are one on the reasons the economy has had trouble recovering.

Take your social engineering tax and go suck my balls. When I get 20% annual raises, you can ask too.

about two weeks ago
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Windows 8 and 8.1 Pass 15% Market Share, Windows XP Drops Below 20% Mark

fuzznutz Re:There are reasons Windows 8 isn't popular (192 comments)

You Windows 8 apologists never give up do you?

You said, quote:

Do you mean the OPTIONAL Windows Metro UI? No need to ever use that, you know...

I pointed out that in fact you DO have to use it for even the simplest of tasks. I also pointed out that in order to add an administrative user, you have to open and use TWO SEPARATE apps. This is undeniably WORSE than Windows 7. I didn't even add the part about how difficult it is for a novice to add a Windows 8 user without creating a new unwanted Microsoft account. Your only defense of this idiocy is:

The Metro UI app is as simple as the Windows 7 app to add a user. It's the same thing - just with different looks...

In fact, no, it is not "the same thing." It requires using two different apps on two different desktop interfaces. It demands the new user create or connect to a Microsoft Live account. And it directly contradicts your original assertion that you can get by without using Metro/Modern Interface.

I could go on and on about how Windows 8's features including the fast shutdown/startup makes virus cleanup difficult or how difficult it is to get into safe mode and nearly impossible to enter safe mode if the video driver fails, but you clearly are a Windows 8 apologist and will find some way to justify these foolish design changes. Microsoft jumped the shark on Windows 8. They gambled that their installed base and mindshare would let them leverage Windows into the mobile world and dropped a pile of junk in our laps. Those of us that have to support it realize how bad it is. Complacency and familiarity is what keeps Windows on the desktop and they decided to throw it all overboard to try to enter mobile. Epic fail.

about three weeks ago
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Windows 8 and 8.1 Pass 15% Market Share, Windows XP Drops Below 20% Mark

fuzznutz Re:There are reasons Windows 8 isn't popular (192 comments)

Click users from control panel. Click add a new user. The control panel app closes and you are redirected to the "new" Metro users management app. After you create a new user, you have to return to the control panel app because the "new improved" app has no provision to create an administrative user or to promote an existing user to administrator.

You have to use BOTH apps to create a new administrative user.

about three weeks ago
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Windows 8 and 8.1 Pass 15% Market Share, Windows XP Drops Below 20% Mark

fuzznutz Re:There are reasons Windows 8 isn't popular (192 comments)

I don't really see any difference between the Windows 8 desktop and the Windows 7 desktop - other than the Start button. Do you mean the OPTIONAL Windows Metro UI? No need to ever use that, you know...

Unless you need to create a new user or any of the myriad other things that require you to use it...

Windows 8 Fans must just hand their machines over to their betters when they need something other than starting up IE or Word. Wait until you need to clean up a few trojans or viruses and see if you still think the start button is the only thing we "haters" are complaining about.

about three weeks ago
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"Police Detector" Monitors Emergency Radio Transmissions

fuzznutz Re:Easily jammed.... (215 comments)

Every time the cops go flying by with sirens blaring, I tell the kids that the "hot now" light must be on at the Krispy Kreme.

about a month ago
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Shooting At Canadian Parliament

fuzznutz Is it time? (529 comments)

Have they issued the alert for all people of Canadian descent to open their box of faith yet?

about a month ago
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The Guardian Reveals That Whisper App Tracks "Anonymous" Users

fuzznutz Re:If you want to be sure your words are not overh (180 comments)

Unless the method violated someone else's rights

I fail to see that rights are not violated for the accused irrespective of any others who may also be violated.

[...] or violated an inconsequential rule or regulation.

Rules and regulations of any import are ALWAYS considered inconsequential by those who choose to ignore them.

about a month ago
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The Guardian Reveals That Whisper App Tracks "Anonymous" Users

fuzznutz Re:If you want to be sure your words are not overh (180 comments)

Yes, I am. Not all illegal methods of collecting evidence violate the rights of the accused against unconstitutional searches and seizures.

I made no mention of violated rights being limited to fourth amendment seizures. If the state has to break laws to investigate someone, their rights ARE violated.

I'm not saying it's right, I'm just saying the prosecution is allowed to introduce evidence against the accused if he can show the independent source

Not in dispute.

about a month ago
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The Guardian Reveals That Whisper App Tracks "Anonymous" Users

fuzznutz Re:If you want to be sure your words are not overh (180 comments)

Parallel construction: hey, I'll admit I had to look that one up. But if the government can find an independent source of evidence to convict the bad guy that doesn't involve illegally-collected evidence, then they haven't violated his rights (at least as to the crime charged). [emphasis mine]

Are you SURE you are a lawyer? If so, you must not be a very good one. They most certainly HAVE violated his rights regardless if evidence is admitted.

about a month ago
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Technology Heats Up the Adultery Arms Race

fuzznutz Re:Paranoia Strikes Deep (304 comments)

Pretty pathetic, really. If you can't trust your spouse/S.O./fuckbuddy without spyware, maybe you need to find a new spouse/S.O./fuckbuddy. If you are unhappy enough with said spouse/S.O./fuckbuddy to cheat and haven't got the guts to just leave, screw you anyway.

Never trust a woman or a government:

-Yellowbeard

about a month ago
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Statisticians Uncover What Makes For a Stable Marriage

fuzznutz Re:Why get married? (447 comments)

Unfortunately in my case, there was a third axis on that scale: Time. The crazy axis shifted horribly in the bad direction over time. Come to think of it, the Hot axis did too...

about a month and a half ago
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Statisticians Uncover What Makes For a Stable Marriage

fuzznutz Re:Why get married? (447 comments)

Hindsight is 20/20

about a month and a half ago
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Statisticians Uncover What Makes For a Stable Marriage

fuzznutz Re:Why get married? (447 comments)

The thing is, when one side tries to make it work for the sake of the relationship itself, then the other side feels this and also tries.

Not necessarily.

From my own experience, the BIGGEST impediment to my marriage stability was my wife's bipolar syndrome. I was able to hold it all together for nearly 18 years before she finally left the reservation completely. She is now untreated, although it was hit-or-miss when she was with me. I am now the "single dad" with a "deadbeat" absentee mom. She has gone through two more husbands in six years since we split. My financial problems left when she did, which were a great source of our strife, and now she is in financial ruin despite being an employable RN.

After my own experiences, I would never be serious with a woman who suffered bipolar again. Sorry to all of you who have to deal with it personally, but for two decades it was ruinous for me psychologically, financially, and socially. I will never again be with someone who stays pissed at me for days because of something "I did" in her dreams or yell at me at 2AM because I could sleep during her manic states when she couldn't.

I hate to be someone that makes wife/girlfriend requirement lists, but.. Crazies need not apply.

about a month and a half ago
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Past Measurements May Have Missed Massive Ocean Warming

fuzznutz Sins of the Father? (423 comments)

I hope that we come up with a list of deniers so that future generations can blame the grandkids for the crimes of their families. It is only right that if their grandparents polluted more to get ahead or stopped progress on switching to clean technology/recycling/efficient transportation, that their descendants should be the first ones to face the costs associated with the problems that will be caused and the lack of resources caused by climate problems.

Are you paying for the wrongs of your ancestors on the whim of others?

about a month and a half ago
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Past Measurements May Have Missed Massive Ocean Warming

fuzznutz Re:please no (423 comments)

What is the accuracy rate 3 weeks out?

about a month and a half ago
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David Cameron Says Brits Should Be Taught Imperial Measures

fuzznutz Re:FP? (942 comments)

The same can apply to meters, and say 1 meter 8 decimeters, and find a notation to represent it like feet.

But... Doesn't that notation defeat the express purpose of SI? I was taught that the beauty of it was being able to use decimals. You know, base ten and all...

about 2 months ago
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Bash To Require Further Patching, As More Shellshock Holes Found

fuzznutz Re:Soon to be patched (329 comments)

Hey Anonymous coward. How many of PF Chang's, Target's, Jimmy John's, and Home Depot's POS machines were running Linux?

about 2 months ago
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FBI Chief: Apple, Google Phone Encryption Perilous

fuzznutz Re:Think of the children (354 comments)

And the Feds going after Apple will find a bit more resistance than some poor shlub running an auto body shop trying to eke out a living.

about a month ago

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