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Makerbot Cracks Down On 3D-Printable Gun Parts

need4mospd Re:Defense (528 comments)

Another reason most uneducated people think it's an assault rifle is because they assume AR stands for assault rifle.

about a year and a half ago
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Single Microbe May Have Triggered the "Great Dying"

need4mospd Re:Cofactor F430 (171 comments)

Imagine if everyone on the planet had an F430.

There would be no more speed bumps and Italy would have the highest GDP? Right?

about a year and a half ago
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Kickstarter Technology Projects Ship

need4mospd Re:Brydge? (100 comments)

2048x1536 IPS touch screen VS. 1366x768 or 1440x900 plain LED

about a year and a half ago
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Blizzard Has a Version of Diablo 3 Running On Consoles

need4mospd Re:The game still has its flaws (147 comments)

It's not "awesome" until I can play it offline.

about a year and a half ago
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Microsoft Surface Struggles to Ship A Million Units

need4mospd Re:Raspberry Pi (375 comments)

If you compare quarterly Surface sales to annual Pi sales, you'd be correct.

about a year and a half ago
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Wiki Weapon Project Test-Fires a (Partly) 3D-Printed Rifle

need4mospd Re:Did He Really Just Pull That Up To His Face? (289 comments)

The only purpose of a hood is to keep stuff from getting in the engine bay and improve aerodynamics. If you think it adds structural integrity to the vehicle, I suggest you spend a little more time under the hood. Most hoods are attached at two points by weak hinges, real structural there. Not to mention, a common hood material is fiberglass which breaks up into shards fairly easy.

about a year and a half ago
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Tapping Shale Reserves, US Would Become World's Top Oil Producer By 2017

need4mospd Re:There is NO SUCH THING as being self sufficient (467 comments)

You assume they'll label it as a tax. While we might call it a tax, they'll call it the Bald Eagle Investment Bureau for Environmental Restoration Act.

about a year and a half ago
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Tapping Shale Reserves, US Would Become World's Top Oil Producer By 2017

need4mospd Re:There is NO SUCH THING as being self sufficient (467 comments)

Yes, but the government can make it harder to import/export, and they can "encourage"(subsidize) companies that actively "drill" within our borders.

I'm not saying I'd recommend that or that it would bring prices down, but the government has more than enough power to make it happen if you buy the right congressmen.

about a year and a half ago
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Study: the Universe Has Almost Stopped Making New Stars

need4mospd Re:mo3 3own (228 comments)

This looks like someone tried to generate an automatic "5 Insightful" comment generator and failed miserably.

about a year and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: Extreme Cable Management?

need4mospd Re:Move things less. (242 comments)

He's probably married.

With that many monitors? Doubtful.

about a year and a half ago
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Hurricane Sandy Damages Space Shuttle Enterprise

need4mospd Re:Of all the places that got a shuttle, (126 comments)

This argument might hold water if the other Saturn V rockets weren't also stored "out to rust in the sun" for decades before they were sheltered.

about a year and a half ago
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Open Source Beer Served Cold, With a Heated Licensing Discussion

need4mospd Re:Copyrightable? (112 comments)

I think you mean:

Zee skeell ooff a guud cheff is nut in zee receepe-a, boot in zee ixecooshun. Bork Bork Bork!

about 2 years ago
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Lexmark To Exit Inkjet Printer Market

need4mospd Re:Not so bad (228 comments)

For the cost of that laser printer's replacement ink cartridge alone, I can get a quality color inkjet WITH a built-in scanner. While I might not need color prints(nice to have just in case), I'd make the case that a scanner is mandatory in any house.

about 2 years ago
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Curiosity's Latest High-Res Photo Looks Like Earth

need4mospd Re:White-balanced (215 comments)

Science.

about 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Many of You Actually Use Math?

need4mospd Better question (1086 comments)

How many of you use the problem solving skills that were developed in math class? I may not use math everyday, but I certainly solve complex problems that I'm sure others with less math education would struggle to solve.

about 2 years ago
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Microsoft Lays Out Money-Making Options For Windows Store Developers

need4mospd Re:Once the market matures (85 comments)

I think Ballmer and his wife could get them free if they wanted though.

about 2 years ago
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Apple Must Publicly Post That Samsung Did Not Copy iPad

need4mospd Re:Way cooler (278 comments)

Samsung: "The judge also thinks his Buick LeSabre is cool."

about 2 years ago
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Iran Threatens Legal Action Against Google For Not Labeling Gulf 'Persian'

need4mospd Re:Persian vs Arabian (246 comments)

Sorry that name was taken after my 10 year old's last pool party.

more than 2 years ago

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