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weirdcrashingnoises Re:article selection (763 comments)

I'd rather have a submission rewritten or denied than have horribly biased or even misleading summaries crop up on the main page.

This. My number one complaint about slashdot is all the misleading headlines and summaries.

I'm not to worried about biased summaries as much, to an extent... after all we're a tech/nerd crowd and if we released certain high-rated-insightful comments out into the general public many (most?) of them would be perceived as "very biased" as well.

more than 2 years ago

Bethesda's 'Scrolls' Lawsuit Going Ahead

weirdcrashingnoises The first thing I'm ganna do (332 comments)

after this lawsuit is over, is go over to the Bethesda forums and start a thread asking who is excited for "that new 'SCROLLS' game" coming out soon. ;-P

more than 2 years ago

Bethesda's 'Scrolls' Lawsuit Going Ahead

weirdcrashingnoises Re:what!? (332 comments)

I am sure that some idiot here will mention patents too. (Oh look, it was me!)

hahahaha ROFLMAO, many times.

more than 2 years ago

Netflix Signs Exclusive Deal With Dreamworks

weirdcrashingnoises Re:It sounds great (199 comments)

You saw Shark Tale?

I am truly sorry for your loss.

more than 2 years ago

Netflix Signs Exclusive Deal With Dreamworks

weirdcrashingnoises Re:$30 mil per movie title! (199 comments)

i hate waking up on mondays only to realize that 30x100,000 = 30,000,000...

wait no it doesn't. today's ganna be a good day after all!

more than 2 years ago

Happy Towel Day!

weirdcrashingnoises Towel Day (72 comments)

Saw some ladies laying out on towels today, glad to see it's not just the internet nerds who celebrate towel day.

more than 3 years ago

Your Location 'Extremely Valuable' To Google

weirdcrashingnoises location location location (164 comments)

I'm at home on my computer.

slashdot you owe me like 20 billion dollars now btw, i know how much this stuff is worth cause i read about it on slashdot.

more than 3 years ago

Microsoft and Nvidia Abandon PC Gaming Alliance

weirdcrashingnoises Re:No surprise (195 comments)

AFAIK the only games NOT playable in Steam offline (assuming your games & steam were up to date the last time you were connected to the internet with steam running) are games that have their own DRM protections that require internet even during single player. i think it was ubisoft that did this with a bunch of their games. I don't remember now, i never bothered to even look at them because of their douchebaggery.

Also steam warns you that these games use their own protection and may require an internet connection, which is good of them to do.

games that were patching during your last connection and did not finish will not run in offline mode

steam also used to require that you go into offline mode manually before starting up in offline mode, but they no longer require this. if no internet connection is found, it will automatically go into offline mode (after a warning "you are in offline mode" message)

more than 3 years ago

Italian Scientists Demonstrate Cold Fusion?

weirdcrashingnoises Re:Uh, no (815 comments)

im having trouble reading parents post as i was just outside staring at the bright thing in the sky. could someone type it in all caps to make it easier for me to read?

more than 3 years ago

Periodic Table Etched Onto a Single Hair

weirdcrashingnoises Let me know when (59 comments)

they get a complete LOC on a single strand of hair.,,

more than 3 years ago

Statistical Analysis of Terrorism

weirdcrashingnoises Re:Double edged sword (265 comments)

or rather, as soon as it starts to work, and stops terrorist attacks...

well then it stops working, doesn't it?

more than 3 years ago

Google Faces EU Probe Over Doped Search Results

weirdcrashingnoises Re:for example ranking top 10 songs (193 comments)

No it's more like getting in your car and driving to McDonalds and complaining that the Big Mac is not on the value menu.

more than 3 years ago

Alternative To the 200-Line Linux Kernel Patch

weirdcrashingnoises Re:What's the catch? (402 comments)

I tried that it didn't catch on...

more than 3 years ago

AMD Demos Llano Fusion APU, Radeon 6800 Series

weirdcrashingnoises Re:Deceiving naming... (116 comments)

check again, you were undoubtedly looking at 5770s, not the 5870s. and then that is correct, 5770 -> 6870. which as noted, doesn't make a lot of sense when the 5870 performs better.

they should have really just started their base line at the 6660, obviously...

more than 3 years ago

Zuckerberg's Side of 'The Social Network'

weirdcrashingnoises Re:I still can't understand how this all came to p (217 comments)

Why so much worship, hatred, and jealousy over this?

Money. Facebook logs the most human hours of any social website, and two months ago passed Google in the US. Not sure where it ranks globally right now.

Also in regards to Zuckerberg's opinion: I doubt it has to do with the creators having difficulty wrapping their heads' around a concept. It's more likely that no one wants to see a movie about somebody who "might build something because they like building things." That and the movie-makers would much rather wrap their hands around a boat-load of money.

more than 3 years ago

When automating everyday tasks with robots, the line must be drawn...

weirdcrashingnoises Re:IQ test (465 comments)

If I drape a jellyfish over a Roomba it isn't a cyborg.

...OR IS IT...dotdotdot.

more than 3 years ago

How Long Until We Commonly Use Flying Cars?

weirdcrashingnoises Re:AD 2200 (606 comments)

Flying Cars... I think you meant green (or maybe brown) screen of death.

Unless your making an ocean flight... then yes, it's a Blue Screen of Death.

more than 3 years ago


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