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PCGamingWiki Looks Into Linux Gaming With 'Port Reports'

Jeff Flanagan Re:The performance difference only matters... (71 comments)

I found this game won't play on Win 10 preview, but plays well on Windows 7. I haven't tried it on Win 8 or any Linux variant.

yesterday
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Your Online TV Watching Can Now Be Tracked Across Devices

Jeff Flanagan Re:All the more reason to get an antenna. (126 comments)

>For some reason, people haven't cottoned on to the fact that HD content can be received over the air with an old pair of rabbit ears or a more modern $20 antenna.

If that's your only source of TV, you're missing all of the good channels. It's pretty rare for the best shows to be on network TV, and even in 2014, movies are still edited for television so the ignorant conservatives won't freak out at seeing or hearing anything related to sex.

4 days ago
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'Microsoft Lumia' Will Replace the Nokia Brand

Jeff Flanagan Re:Recognition (150 comments)

No, Windows is synonymous with both serious business and high-end gaming, so there's no viable substitute at home or in the office.

4 days ago
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'Microsoft Lumia' Will Replace the Nokia Brand

Jeff Flanagan Re:Recognition (150 comments)

Lumia: Recognized as nice phones with excellent cameras.

4 days ago
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Anonabox Accused of Lying About Its Product Being Open-Source On Kickstarter

Jeff Flanagan Re:Yawn (72 comments)

>Anyone who contributes money to a Kickstarter project deserves what they get.

An autographed poster and a download and Blu-Ray of a movie? That's what I got the only time I contributed to a kickstarter, and am happy with the deal. You might want to find a narrower brush.

about two weeks ago
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The Great Robocoin Rip-off

Jeff Flanagan Re:Visible douchebag (117 comments)

Based on the emails, I get the feeling that this company couldn't afford to issue a refund. They had to find another dupe to scam, so they could pass that victim's cash to the first victim and keep the grift going.

about two weeks ago
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The Great Robocoin Rip-off

Jeff Flanagan Re:Visible douchebag (117 comments)

I try not to judge people by their appearance, but going out in public with a hair-cut that bad shows very poor judgement.

about two weeks ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Jeff Flanagan Re:Just tell me (463 comments)

We're terrible at assessing risk, but we excel at panicking.

about two weeks ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Jeff Flanagan Re:Just tell me (463 comments)

>For starters, Ebola apparently has a 70% mortality rate. Additionally, Ebola kills people who are otherwise perfectly healthy. The flu does not.

True for some flu variants, false for others. A bad flu is much more dangerous than Ebola, and absolutely kills healthy people in their prime.

about two weeks ago
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Netflix To Charge More For 4K Video

Jeff Flanagan Re:caps (158 comments)

Caps get increased as the typical user uses more bandwidth. I used to get nasty notes from Comcast due to a lot of video downloading, but haven't since streaming video became popular, and led to the average user using just as much bandwidth as I do.

about two weeks ago
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Netflix To Charge More For 4K Video

Jeff Flanagan Re:4k is a buzzword (158 comments)

How is a higher bitrate going to sell new TVs? Think of the poor TV manufacturers and sales people!

I expect 4K to be over-compressed, and totally agree that the bitrate is often already too low for 1080p content.

about two weeks ago
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Samsung's Wi-Fi Upgrades Promise Speeds Up to 4.6Gbps

Jeff Flanagan Re:Disinformation (92 comments)

>from ca. 2008

I think I see where you went wrong. That was pretty early to get a "smart" tv. Nowadays, Samsung is known as the one with fast menus. I'm very happy with my 55" 2012 Samsung.

about two weeks ago
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The CDC Is Carefully Controlling How Scared You Are About Ebola

Jeff Flanagan Re:What A Load Of Bu115hit... (478 comments)

>the lies during the past 6 years of the current administration.

So don't elect Republicans. There's no reason that the people who have been lying about Obama have to be part of our government moving forward.

about two weeks ago
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The CDC Is Carefully Controlling How Scared You Are About Ebola

Jeff Flanagan Re:"panic" (478 comments)

>There was Todd Kincannon, the former director of the South Carolina GOP.

Even most Republicans understand that Todd is hate-fueled, fear-mongering trash, deeply immersed in far-right-wing alternate reality. I wouldn't concern myself over what a person like that says.

about two weeks ago
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The CDC Is Carefully Controlling How Scared You Are About Ebola

Jeff Flanagan Re:The monitoring of passengers is a joke (478 comments)

Why would you reference WND? They're a fantasy-based, far-right-wing, pseudo-Christian "news" outlet run by a conspiracy loon. I suppose you knew that, and that's why you posted the derp as a coward.

about two weeks ago
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The CDC Is Carefully Controlling How Scared You Are About Ebola

Jeff Flanagan Re:Ebola threat (478 comments)

>Maintaining strict quarantine procedures is doubly challenging in an environment like that.

Nearly impossible. Even well-educated, cautious people make mistakes at the best of times. Throw in fatigue, lack of proper supplies, and overheating, and you have a recipe for disaster.

about two weeks ago
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The CDC Is Carefully Controlling How Scared You Are About Ebola

Jeff Flanagan Re:Ebola threat (478 comments)

Even without Ebola, it can be extremely risky to go to the hospital due to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. I'd just rub some dirt into that broken-leg and walk it off.

about two weeks ago
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The CDC Is Carefully Controlling How Scared You Are About Ebola

Jeff Flanagan Re:Ebola threat (478 comments)

So I should no longer drink corpse-water, or just west-African corpse-water?

about two weeks ago
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The CDC Is Carefully Controlling How Scared You Are About Ebola

Jeff Flanagan Re:Increased public vigilance?? (478 comments)

Purple people aren't people eaters, they're the only kind of people that the flying purple people eater will eat.

about two weeks ago

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