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Miss a Payment? Your Car Stops Running

kuzb Re:hum (903 comments)

Absolutely nothing's wrong with that. Except in some cases an old car can incur huge expenses - particularly in areas that have air quality inspections.

5 days ago
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Miss a Payment? Your Car Stops Running

kuzb How does this differ... (903 comments)

...from having your car repoed? Don't incur the debt if you can't afford the payments. Or talk to your lender if you need a few days extension. The real issue here is that too many people ignore the payment request instead of using communication to come to an equitable agreement.

5 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: Alternate Software For Use On Smartboards?

kuzb Ok. (96 comments)

What an arrogant start to a summary. People who need to go out of their way to seem smarter usually aren't.

about a week ago
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Canadian Regulator Threatens To Impose New Netflix Regulation

kuzb Re:why does the CRTC need this list? (324 comments)

Watching under the dome wouldn't be a reward, it would be a punishment.

about two weeks ago
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Is the Tesla Model 3 Actually Going To Cost $50,000?

kuzb Re:Maybe 40k (393 comments)

So you think the way to get people to drive EVs is to take more money away from them so it's harder to buy an electric vehicle?

Are you stupid?

about two weeks ago
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Apple Edits iPhone 6's Protruding Camera Out of Official Photos

kuzb Apple lying in marketing? (425 comments)

That's not news, that's just par for the course.

about two weeks ago
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Microsoft To Buy Minecraft Maker Mojang For $2.5 Billion

kuzb Re:The Minecraft OS (330 comments)

Microsoft Bob, creeper edition.

about two weeks ago
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Original 11' Star Trek Enterprise Model Being Restored Again

kuzb WTF (99 comments)

>but will be placed on display in the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall in 2016

No. Fuck this. It's not a milestone of flight, and it doesn't belong there in the least.

about two weeks ago
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Why Atheists Need Captain Kirk

kuzb Re:Fallacy (937 comments)

Science doesn't explain things, it's just a framework to help with discovering the validity or invalidity of an idea. If you can't find a way to test something, you can't really apply science to it.

about two weeks ago
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Why Atheists Need Captain Kirk

kuzb Re:Fallacy (937 comments)

Many religious people depart from science the moment it begins to conflict with their own insane views of how the world (and the universe) works. Some religious people feel that there is no contradiction between science and religion, and rationalize it as science discovering God's rules. Honestly I don't have a problem with this, since we don't really know who (if anyone) made the rules.

Atheists tend to like science because it's grounded in fact, and isn't bound to blind faith which I find is also reasonable. Religion has never really proven itself to be anything other than a source of control over people's lives and its value is at best, questionable.

about two weeks ago
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Surprising Result of NYC Bike Lanes: Faster Traffic for Cars

kuzb Re:Bikes lanes are nice (213 comments)

> If motorists drove the same entitled way cyclists ride, we'd all be dead.

Finally, someone who *gets it*.

about three weeks ago
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Surprising Result of NYC Bike Lanes: Faster Traffic for Cars

kuzb Re:No surprises here (213 comments)

Our problem isn't with cyclists on the road, it's with how cyclists conduct themselves on the road. The real problem is that cyclists seem to think traffic laws don't apply to them and in doing so put everyone else - including themselves - at risk. You should be fined, have your bike confiscated, and be barred from riding if you're *ever* caught disobeying road rules. Especially a failure to signal, which is something cyclists constantly do. It's too bad you're too dense to understand this.

about three weeks ago
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Surprising Result of NYC Bike Lanes: Faster Traffic for Cars

kuzb Re:Bikes lanes are nice (213 comments)

When you start observing traffic laws like every other person in a car or on a motorcycle, you can talk to me. Until then, go fuck yourself. You're a scourge on the roads.

about three weeks ago
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Kickstarter's Problem: You Have To Make the Game Before You Ask For Money

kuzb Not unreasonable. (215 comments)

It's not unreasonable to see a prototype, or some work in the direction of the idea you're proposing. It's not unreasonable for people to expect some form of tangible proof that you can do what you claim you can do. This idea that it should be acceptable to place all of the risk on to the customer is ridiculous.

about three weeks ago
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CBC Warns Canadians of "US Law Enforcement Money Extortion Program"

kuzb Re:law enforcement scams (462 comments)

Canada isn't trying to tell you anything. It's just warning Canadians that US cops are corrupt as fuck, and how to reduce the chances something bad could happen to them when travelling in the US.

about three weeks ago
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CBC Warns Canadians of "US Law Enforcement Money Extortion Program"

kuzb Re:Simple solution (462 comments)

...except his salary gets paid whether or not they seize your money, so where exactly is the advantage to him unless it's money he receives on top of his salary?

about three weeks ago
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Surprising Result of NYC Bike Lanes: Faster Traffic for Cars

kuzb Re:Bikes lanes are nice (213 comments)

Except it's a factor for everyone else when one of those non-signaling dipshits decides he's faster than my 2000 lbs machine. Bikers slow down traffic because everyone is afraid to be anywhere near them. They're unpredictable, can change direction very quickly, and almost never signal intent. Fuck cyclists.

about three weeks ago

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