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John Romero On Reinventing the Shooter

issicus minecraft fps mmo? (266 comments)

sounds good to me. I always felt like minecraft was missing rocket launchers and warthogs .

about a week ago
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Did you use technology to get into mischief as a child?

issicus Constantly... (231 comments)

"GET OFF THE DAMN PHONE LINE" -mom.
downloading warez got me into trouble all the time...

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Old Technology Can't You Give Up?

issicus Re:slashdot (635 comments)

slashdot without ad block.

about three weeks ago
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Why Women Have No Time For Wikipedia

issicus Re:I understand it. (579 comments)

this is why you see more factually incorrect stuff posted on facebook by women.

about three weeks ago
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Cause of Global Warming 'Hiatus' Found Deep In the Atlantic

issicus My drink... (465 comments)

stays pretty dang cold till the last ice cube melts.

about a month ago
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Of the following, I'd rather play ...

issicus chess champ? (274 comments)

I am surprised the chess nerd stereotype is a winning one.

about a month ago
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Which Is Better, Adblock Or Adblock Plus?

issicus I was considering installing ad block (436 comments)

for slashdot. all the other sites I use aren't fucking obnoxious with their ads.

about a month and a half ago
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Day One With the Brand New Oculus Rift DK2: the Good, the Ugly and the Games

issicus They made it seem so simple... (48 comments)

These guys need to hurry up and release this thing ... I need my face closer to my computer screen.

about 2 months ago
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What percentage of your media consumption is streamed?

issicus streams usually suck (152 comments)

if it's worth watching it's gotta be 1080p and at least 3000Kbps bitrate.

about 2 months ago
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Utility Wants $17,500 Refund After Failure To Scrub Negative Search Results

issicus brand.com (110 comments)

the soul crushing experience it must be working there...

about 2 months ago
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The View From Inside A Fireworks Show

issicus GoPro (200 comments)

I thought GoPros were supposed to be good.

about 2 months ago
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YouTube Introduces 60fps Video Support

issicus Re:The demo videos play just fine on Firefox. (157 comments)

i get 8 fps at 1080 and around 35 at 720 and under in firefox. and fraps didn't work with chrome but the 1080 stream did work.

about 3 months ago
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The Bursting Social Media Advertising Bubble

issicus does it say anything about... (254 comments)

Slashdot's audio ads? when ever I hear some bullshit coming out of my speakers I close/reload slashdot. what does that do for your ad revenue .

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Resolving the Clash Between Art and Technology In Music?

issicus misleading title (121 comments)

It's the clash between prerecorded samples and real live instruments.

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Resolving the Clash Between Art and Technology In Music?

issicus slashdot web site (121 comments)

holy shit the ads on here suck. I leave /. front page open often and god damn.. so many new windows and audio crap. it's worse than any other website I go to regularly. wtf happened?

about 3 months ago
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Facebook Lets Users Opt Out of Targeted Ads

issicus targeted ads (97 comments)

I think it's funny how often these 'targeted ads' show me the exact thing I was just looking at. Seeing something I just looked at doesn't really make me want to buy it more.

about 3 months ago
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Netflix Trash-Talks Verizon's Network; Verizon Threatens To Sue

issicus Re:Redbox Instant (364 comments)

I just signed up and I have verizon dsl. it just feels right...

about 3 months ago

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best prepaid phone

issicus issicus writes  |  more than 2 years ago

issicus (2031176) writes "There are only a few prepaid services and their phones are not real good, from what I have seen. What is the best prepaid service and phone."
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Iran plans to unplug the Internet, launch its own "clean" alternative

issicus issicus writes  |  more than 2 years ago

issicus (2031176) writes "Iran topped a recent list of repressive regimes that most aggressively restrict Internet freedom. The list, published by Reporters Without Borders, is a part of the 2012 edition of the organization’s Enemies of the Internet report. One of the details addressed in that report is the Iranian government’s bizarre plan to create its own “clean” Internet. The proposed system, an insular nation-wide intranet that is reportedly isolated from the regular Internet, would be heavily regulated by the government. -Ryan Paul"
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Ask Slashdot: Phone line to DSL modem

issicus issicus writes  |  more than 2 years ago

issicus (2031176) writes "I expect not many people have a problem with the line to their DSL modem. I have an old house with old wiring and recently it randomly stopped working. The problem, a phone jack. The question, is running a high quality (shielded?) phone wire directly to the modem going to do anything?"
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Global Warming, Ozone layer?

issicus issicus writes  |  more than 2 years ago

issicus writes "Back in the year 1998 we were on the verge of an apocalyptic lose of our ozone layer. Now the greenhouse "effect" is threatening to boil us alive. How many more atmospheric threats can we withstand? And what is the next stage of our eventual demise?"
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all new things are good thing mend don't end

issicus issicus writes  |  more than 2 years ago

issicus writes "No story, just an idea. Can it ever be economically feasible to fix our creations ? Or do we continue throwing our half working machines in the garbage?"
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What Are You Up To?

issicus issicus writes  |  more than 2 years ago

issicus (2031176) writes "DSL, 4G, 3G and cable internet. ISPs often only give an 'up to xMbps". What is a consumer to do when they do not even know what they are paying for?"
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ISP Increase Bandwidth Without Notifying Users

issicus issicus writes  |  more than 2 years ago

issicus (2031176) writes "I recently visited my ISP's web site and discovered that they had increased the bandwidth of their basic package, which I have. I proceeded to call tech support and after about 10 minutes my bandwidth went from 700kbps too 2.5mbps. Is it common practice for ISP's to change their data rates with out informing users, you may want to check yours."
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Ask Slashdot: Consumer Firewalls

issicus issicus writes  |  more than 2 years ago

issicus (2031176) writes "I have always had a software (win7 and 3rd party) firewall in addition to a router firewall. Will these consumer firewalls actually protect me from from a serious attack? And if so which are are the most affective. From my rudimentary knowledge of how tcp/ip works it seems more likely that a connection would become subverted, rendering any firewall useless."
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past future tech

issicus issicus writes  |  more than 3 years ago

issicus writes "What happen to all those future technologies? Are they still in development? When will we have IR solar in a spray can, a transmission that switches gears by changing the speed of one gear, or a gmo that fixes concrete? I want to see some progress, preferably in the form of a bar. We hear about these new inventions but not when they fail."

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