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The Dirtiest Jobs in IT

orsty3001 Heh (116 comments)

This reminds me of the worlds unluckiest computer shop on http://stimie.net/

more than 3 years ago
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How the PC Is Making Consoles Look Out of Date

orsty3001 This always happens. (568 comments)

PC development goes up, console development goes down. Console development goes up, PC development goes down.

more than 3 years ago
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Tiny Transistors Could Be Used To Track Cash

orsty3001 I can see how this will work out. (175 comments)

You're going to see a lot of conspiracy theory nut jobs microwaving their money.

more than 3 years ago
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10th Birthday of ASIMO

orsty3001 Dishwasher (53 comments)

They need to hurry up and get this thing washing the dishes.

more than 3 years ago
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Study Finds Most Would Become Supervillians If Given Powers

orsty3001 I can see that. (419 comments)

Think about it, Batman has more than one foe he fights against. So does Superman, Spiderman, Wonder Woman and so on. It's nice to know that in real live the ratio of good to bad would be around the same. That insures a great story.

more than 3 years ago
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Flat Pay Prompts 1 In 3 In IT To Consider Jump

orsty3001 This is crazy talk! (608 comments)

According to my girlfriend's students they are all going to grow up to be big rich software engineers. They will all run their own companies and have no one to answer to. It's just the old neck beards that worry about the economy.

more than 3 years ago
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Can We Travel To That Exciting New Exoplanet?

orsty3001 Re:20 Light Years Away (662 comments)

Well technically it would take longer than that since the movie didn't broadcast until after it was released in 1990. But going by the assumption that Hollywood is magical and movies release everywhere within weeks of the premier, then yes we could see this happen just like I stated.

more than 3 years ago
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Can We Travel To That Exciting New Exoplanet?

orsty3001 20 Light Years Away (662 comments)

If we had a telescope large enough you'd see people there standing in lines to see Total Recall right now.

more than 3 years ago
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PayPal Withholding Indie Game Dev's €600,000 Account

orsty3001 No Problem (775 comments)

As long as PayPal pays interest it shouldn't be a problem.

about 4 years ago
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Dell Selling Faulty PCs

orsty3001 This could be said for all computer makers. (484 comments)

I remember a certain model of HP laptop from a few years back that had a bad overheating problem. It was due to a defect in the design of the product. HP did nothing to fix it. This isn't the only problem Dell has had either, they had a BTX style desktop that would lose it's ability to see the USB keyboard and mouse. All it would do is say it couldn't see the mouse or keyboard and to please press F1. Call Dell and they would cancel your warranty and basically tell you to go stuff it. Acer had an entire line of laptops that would stop turning on after about a year of use. I have a stack of them in the corner. The list goes on and on.

more than 4 years ago
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Pakistan To Scour Google, Yahoo For Blasphemy

orsty3001 Fulltime Job (371 comments)

The department that will handle that will one day become larger than the IRS.

more than 4 years ago
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Pakistani Lawyer Wants Mark Zuckerberg Executed

orsty3001 LoL (1318 comments)

This is why we mock them.

more than 4 years ago
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Sleeping iPhones Send Phantom Data

orsty3001 Re:OMG (248 comments)

Dream all it wants as long as there are no nocturnal emissions to clean up in the morning.

more than 4 years ago
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Falsehoods Programmers Believe About Names

orsty3001 Hyphens (773 comments)

I hate it when some websites I sign up for can't handle a hyphen in my last name. Then you try a space which some of them seem to be ok with but others don't like. This isn't that big of a deal for most websites but when you are trying to do something important like order something and your name on your debit card doesn't match what they will allow you to type it. Then it gets annoying.

more than 4 years ago
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DTV Transition - One Year Later

orsty3001 TV on the road. (431 comments)

I miss being able to use a portable TV while you are on the move. New portable TVs that can receive the digital signal seem to work well standing still but if you pick it up or move it just a hair the picture goes all haywire.

more than 4 years ago
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Finland To Legalize Use of Unsecured Wi-Fi

orsty3001 Barnes and Nobel (151 comments)

Just do what Barnes and Nobel does. If you try to connect to their system it will want to text you a temporary access code.

more than 4 years ago

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SNES PowerPak Materializes

orsty3001 orsty3001 writes  |  more than 4 years ago

orsty3001 (1377575) writes "Remember the PowerPak — that wondrous device from RetroZone that allowed you to cram every NES game ever made into one cartridge? Well, two years later, RetroZone has released its follow-up, the SNES PowerPak for the Super NES.

Well, they’ve kinda released it. Sales appear to temporarily be on hold in order to “investigate system compatibility,” according to the RetroZone website."

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