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Facebook Launches Suicide-Prevention Effort

krobe Trolling? (159 comments)

Is this some use of the word troll I don't know or does TFS (and TFA) mean trawl?

more than 2 years ago

SCOTUS Rules Incumbent Telcos Must Share Network Access At Cost

krobe Re:Cable too please! (134 comments)

Unless you live some place that has trees, as I do. I don't have a view of the southern sky therefore no satellite TV, so I am currently stuck with Comcast if i want to watch sports, or avoid some of the other downsides of going to internet TV.

more than 3 years ago

Mozilla Thunderbird 3 Released

krobe Re:Tabs (272 comments)

But you can set where sent items are kept, such as in the inbox, by going to tools > account settings > copies and folders

more than 4 years ago

Democracy Player Is Dead, Long Live Miro

krobe Re:What's in a name? (296 comments)

Another naming failure was with the Chevy Nova. Nova, in espaniol, means "it doesn't go". I'm sure this was just an over site by GM. But the cars didn't sell well in Latin America and other Latin countries.

Status: False

This anecdote is frequently used to illustrate the perils of failing to do adequate preparation and research before introducing a product into the international marketplace. It's a wicked irony, then, that the people who use this example are engaging in the very thing they're decrying, because a little preparation and research would have informed them that it isn't true.

more than 7 years ago


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