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Cupertino Approves New Apple Spaceship HQ

molesdad Re:Proposed Name? (172 comments)

iSore

about 8 months ago
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Court: Homeland Security Must Disclose 'Internet Kill Switch'

molesdad Re: Who woulda thunk it? (228 comments)

We have more than one political elite?

about 9 months ago
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Physicists Discover Geometry Underlying Particle Physics

molesdad Re:Sheldon Weeps (600 comments)

Its Leonard who will be proud of Penny ... Just sayin. Nice Post though.

about 10 months ago
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'Half' of 2012's Extreme Weather Impacted By Climate Change

molesdad Re:Superstorm Sandy? (417 comments)

Really we have fucking building regulations that determine where you can build. Its not a trade off its a flood plane or not a flood plane; some fucker is making out like a bandit.

about a year ago
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Netflix Ditches Silverlight With HTML5 Support In IE11

molesdad Re:Not really HTML5 (337 comments)

You do know that he Goose is the girl and the Gander the bloke in scary feathered aquatic fowl speak .. just sayin.

about a year ago
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When Vote Counting Goes Bad

molesdad Re:You're kidding right? (128 comments)

Oh dear you really think that how you vote matters in an election :-(

about a year ago
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Guatemala Judge Orders McAfee Released

molesdad Re:Behold... the Power of the Internet (139 comments)

Madoff is in jail because he robbed other rich people. He went full canibal and is paying the price.

about a year and a half ago
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Windows 8: a 'Christmas Gift For Someone You Hate'

molesdad Dis- jointed at best (740 comments)

I recently installed windows 8 on a new AMD box I put together; some aspects of it are cool and some just plain annoying. I was planning on using it as an htpc, 8gb of ram and a silent fanless cpu, but was sorely disappointed with my initial run through of the apps. I got the $39.99 Windows 8 pro package and added the media package, which is free for a limited time apparently, expecting to be able to play back music and view movies I have on my server. My server runs ushare and the device was detected and displayed instantly, but failed to play anything giving me a "format not supported" error message. Windows media player however plays all my media. I have a netflix account so installed the app; "Error during playback: check the video card drivers". A quick look on the web and I found that netflix advises users of window 8 who are experiencing problems to use the web site to play their content. So off to the netflix website I went; "Sliverlight is required for playback". After installing Silverlight I was able to use the web site to play their content. As a test I decided to try the Windows 8 app again and low behold it now works. So .... Why do the metro apps differ in functionality from the desktop apps and why was'nt Silverlight installed by default when I installed the netflix app. I regularly use Windows 7, ubuntu, ios, osx and android and have no problems hunting down fixes for issues I have but 'come on man' these things are basic. I realise that their are alternative ways of acheiving what I wanted but it should have provided the basic functionality out of the box I dont think I was trying to do anything patrticularly out of the norm.

about a year and a half ago
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Christopher Hitchens Dies At 62

molesdad Re:smoking and atheism (910 comments)

Based on something that I have never experienced I am going to draw some conclusions : welcome to religion my friend.... arse. so you know that they repented and told you that they should not have smoked but instead led a virtuous and boring life and be spared the painful death that smoking garrantees. Really you could almost say that about just about everything that is "bad for you". Enjoy your virtuous life having never accomplished anything or done anything wrong (according to some twat who lived x number of years ago).

more than 2 years ago
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How Photoshopped Is That Picture?

molesdad Re:I got disappointed in the fairer sex... (226 comments)

Better yet I can offer you the "Photoshop on the Fly" in a glass, available in any bar. The more you have, the better the ladies look, commonly known as "Beer Goggles". It's a must for all you wing men out there.

more than 2 years ago
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Amazon Bypassing Publishers By Signing Authors Directly

molesdad Re:There is room for both. (461 comments)

Ok I take that as there is still a market for editors to refine the product, what I fail to see is the "we still need to limit the choice and availability" of said product. This is essentially what publishers do, just like the record industry used to do; if you want this product you have to purchase it in this format at this time and then again later when we decide to publish in another format that suits our business model. Fuck em I say give me what I want when I want it or I will pirate your books and accept the consequence of driving authors away for the short term.

more than 2 years ago
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Windows 8 Desktop 'Just Another App'?

molesdad Re:But (375 comments)

I was a gamer until it became obvious that games were just an excuse for having a windows machine, now not so much; mind you I am 45 and all the fun of lan gaming has been removed. Porn on the other and well used hand is OS agnostic guess I don't need games.

more than 2 years ago
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Windows 8 Desktop 'Just Another App'?

molesdad Re:But (375 comments)

Ive skipped every version since 98.

more than 2 years ago
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Steve Jobs, Before the iPad, On Why Tablets Suck

molesdad Re:And they were (279 comments)

OK repling to my own thread, Stylus, dead as in dodo; samsung will disagree but its dead. Touch is in, as in six inches in, and it aint comin out. I remember the Newton for its time it was pretty kick ass; now give me a break.

more than 2 years ago
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Steve Jobs, Before the iPad, On Why Tablets Suck

molesdad And they were (279 comments)

Whats the point they were failures; not that I'm an apple fan boy, just sayin.

more than 2 years ago
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Reaction To Diablo 3's Always-Online Requirement

molesdad Re:bye bye, then... (591 comments)

"I'm going to buy it. I'm going to play it with internet connection on. I'm going to be happy in the knowledge that those I'm playing with/against or buying/selling items with will be doing it without cheating." Single player: playing against someone else is not single player its multi player.

more than 2 years ago
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Twitter Prepared To Name Users

molesdad Re:and he's Welsh... (292 comments)

He is both English and Welsh; but choose to play for Wales.

more than 3 years ago
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The Case of Apple's Mystery Screw

molesdad It's the change that leave a funny taste (845 comments)

I'm not really opposed in principle to Apple using any screw they choose what gets my goat is the fact that after you purchase the product they can change the screws; new product fine existing product not so much. So they are basically saying that we no longer want you to have access to your property after you purchased it. Sony has taught Apple the way to bait and switch after the point of sale so it seems.

more than 3 years ago
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UK's Two Biggest ISPs Rip Up Net Neutrality

molesdad Re:Backwards (225 comments)

I have a bridge you might be interested in...

more than 3 years ago

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