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DSL Installation Fail

toiletbowl Re:Call the phone service, huh? (371 comments)

I saw a fire hydrant spewing water once, called the fire department, they said, "call the water department.

Well come on, it's not like there was fire spewing out of it!!

more than 3 years ago

ACLU Says Net Neutrality Necessary For Free Speech

toiletbowl Re:Nonsense (283 comments)

Probably missing something but couldn't the municipality simply have revoked the permits? Maybe not in the case of existing infrastructure, but future projects. I'm assuming at some point the wires travel underground. How hard would it have been to simply not let them open a street?

more than 3 years ago

FCC To Make Move On Net Neutrality

toiletbowl Can someone please explain this? (232 comments)

I mostly understand that our elected representatives are beholden to the corporations that help them earn that office, and that has a trickle down effect to appointed positions. But wouldn't it be possible for the head of the FCC to explain to people how his ruling will affect them? Maybe if things were explained in simple terms?

more than 4 years ago

Attractive Women Make Men Temporarily Stupid

toiletbowl Speaking of stupid... (652 comments)

Show of hands who else clicked on the article because they thought they'd show the test woman?

about 5 years ago

MediaSentry & RIAA Expert Under Attack

toiletbowl Re:owned. (273 comments)

Oh so the pretzel is not worth mentioning?

more than 5 years ago

Don't Like EULAs? Get Your Cat To Agree To Them

toiletbowl Re:Call me crazy (874 comments)

Cat's are smarter. For example they know to get the hell out of the way when I'm fumbling around in the morning with one bloodshot eye open. The dog on the other hand thinks it's a great time to play...

more than 5 years ago

MS To Slip IE8 Into Vista and XP Through OEMs

toiletbowl Emulate IE7 (289 comments)

Can we keep the Emulate IE7 button?

more than 5 years ago

MS To Slip IE8 Into Vista and XP Through OEMs

toiletbowl Re:Rule of thumb. (289 comments)

This is starting to sound like Buzzword Bingo.

more than 5 years ago

Pirate Bay P2P Trial Begins In Sweden

toiletbowl Re:owed a living? (723 comments)

Okay, I gotta ask - exactly why do artists think they're owed a living?

Maybe I'm missing something here but when did access to music become a right? Last time I checked The United States still practiced some form of capitalism. If you don't like the price of something you have the ability to NOT BUY IT. I'm tired of hearing people talk about how bad a company is and continue to buy or steal (talking about all products not just copyrighted work)things prduced by said company. We as Americans (I'm looking at you too Canadia)seem to have lost the most powerful tool our society has given us. That is the power to vote. If you don't like the price DON'T BUY IT. If you don't like the quality DON'T BUY IT. If you don't like how the company operates DON'T BUY IT. I could go on and on but I think you get my point.

more than 5 years ago

UPS, Generators Join Servers For Boxed Data Centers

toiletbowl Re:Obligatory (63 comments)

Eh... does that make you the "Obligatory" Troll?

more than 5 years ago

FAA Network Hacked

toiletbowl Re:NOTE: This is NOT the ATC network (110 comments)

In my opinion, Idle and the new metamod system are evidence that they had a good thing going and just had to keep fucking with it, like they couldn't resist.

As if resistance was futile?

more than 5 years ago

Fly Me To Which Moon?

toiletbowl Re:access to space (183 comments)

-1 offtopic... I did fall for it. It wasn't until I had already clicked that I noticed it was to logout :-(

more than 5 years ago

Resurrecting Old Games, What Works?

toiletbowl Re:Need I say more? (381 comments)

Where is the +1 You made my coffee come out my nose?

more than 5 years ago

Citrix To Bring Millions of Windows Apps To iPhone

toiletbowl Citrix through Java? (172 comments)

I had only heard this, but wasn't the Citrix Java client already able to run on the iPhone?

more than 5 years ago

Tech Firms Oppose Union Organizing

toiletbowl Re:Speaking of "initmidation" ... (715 comments)

I'm not so sure that an IT union would be as strong as other unions. Most unions work because they have the power to shut down or severely hamper production. While I realize outsourcing to India or China is a hindrance to production, it does allow for a simple union busting strategy.

more than 5 years ago


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