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First Ever Public Tasting of Lab-Grown Cultured Beef Burger

wift Re:You would think. . . (303 comments)

I will have mine medium rare please.

about a year ago
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Fifteen Years After Autism Panic, a Plague of Measles Erupts

wift Re:Trust (668 comments)

I agree with you but I have to name that medicine. A prescribed allergy medicine that worked very well for me was removed from production (AllerEX). I think the insurance companies pushed for it's removal because of all the lower strength allergy medicines available without a prescription.

about a year ago
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Sony's PS4 To Have Less Stringent DRM Than Microsoft's Xbox One

wift Re:It is all software, really (509 comments)

The only way to be sure is to buy one, never open it and brick it up in a closet or basement.

about a year ago
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Working Handgun Printed On a Sub-$2,000 3D Printer

wift Re:so what (521 comments)

One of the issues was the material the guns were made of wasn't detectable by metal detectors. Although I assume the ammo would be.

about a year ago
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Google Will Cut 1,200 More Jobs At Motorola Mobility

wift Re:Seriously.. (112 comments)

That sounds like every company/government/group/band ever.

about a year and a half ago
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Dr. Richard Dawkins On Education, 'Innocence of Muslims,' and Rep. Paul Broun

wift Re:Religions are philosophies (862 comments)

I have to disagree. Those labels change from family to family and even person to person depending on their personal beliefs, their church, sect and priest/pastor/rabbi ..... Unless you are talking about absolute fundamentalists. The truth is a person's religion gives you a possible look into a person's values but it will not be accurate enough to rely on.

about 2 years ago
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Nexus Q Stretches "Made in USA" Label

wift Re:No, it isn't misleading (241 comments)

Yes it is a sad fact we are left with such thoughts since those ex-jobs are permanently out sourced.

more than 2 years ago
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LulzSec Leader Sabu Unmasked, Arrested and Caught Collaborating

wift Re:Well, well, well. (511 comments)

I agree, not a victim, then not a problem, mentality is morally wrong.

Can I parse your first sentence out a bit more?

"Because many people in large numbers can be overly emotional, less than rational, under educated and spiteful. "

more than 2 years ago
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Rearview Car Cameras Likely Mandated By 2014

wift Re:poor cost vs. reward (652 comments)

Consider backing into a tree, another car, or other obstacle. Saves on insurance and other extraneous costs.

I have one in my wife's car and I like it as it is easier to see backing out of a parking spot.

more than 2 years ago
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Draft Proposal Would Create Agency To Tax Cars By the Mile

wift Re:From TFA: (932 comments)

Look at the source. Thehill is a known right wing favoring new org like fox news.

more than 3 years ago
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Hunters Shot Down Google Fiber

wift Re:Immature and Gun Happy (1141 comments)

London also has cameras on every corner. But this is a discussion on guns so carry on.

more than 3 years ago
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The Advent of Religious Search Engines

wift Re:Atheist (583 comments)

--SPOILER ALERT--

There is no --SPOILER ALERT--

or spoon
or cake
there is pie. Both apple and hair.

about 4 years ago
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Sony Can Update PS3 Firmware Without Permission

wift Re:Huh? (700 comments)

Are you Sony's official apologist? Justifying each and every thing removed as opposed to admitting it was removed. I'm sure there was a good reason for Sony but that doesn't mean it is a good reason for the consumer. It was over priced at the beginning, removing features to reduce price is not what people wanted. I have the BC 40gig version which I bought used because I wanted the BC version. I planned on upping the HDD and playing around with Linux on it. No more. While you claim it was horrible I found many people who were really pushing(aka selling) the 'other OS' option even though it didn't access the game engine. Sony still hasn't matched Live for feature which is why they couldn't charge for it. I was hoping Sony Online would advance enough so MS would have to at least reduce the cost of Live. Sony can't even manage a consistent background download yet and we are stuck with a two step process to install demos. Now they have the ability to remove any features they want. Looking at Sony's history of removing features for what ever reason, I think people have a reason to get a bit peeved at them.

more than 4 years ago
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Verizon CEO Says "We Will Hunt Heavy Users Down"

wift I lied to a Comcast rep (738 comments)

Interesting read. I still don't consider the US #1 in broadband. I do defend it when people compare it to the faster much smaller in terms of sq mileage and people countries. I'm sure Verizon goes many steps further to qualify their self claim of #1.

I had a Comcast rep come to my door just last week asking/begging me to come back to Comcast/xfinty. One of the many reasons why I switched was the cap Comcast was enforcing where I hadn't heard about Verizon's until now. My usage while not torrent heavy it is still active and I work from home 3 days a week so I would be concerned on any limitation. I have a 20/20 package and that seemed to floor him. "20 up?" he asked.

more than 4 years ago
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GameStop Sued Over Lack of DLC For Used Games

wift Re:You know... (345 comments)

Wow, that is a pretty fancy logical fallacy there. There is no reason for customer to use the money on a game at GS or for on another game that is from the same publisher. Hell they may get wise and buy a used games instead. GS makes money off of used games, publisher do not which is why they are trying to use expiring DLC to sweeten a new deal and to go completely DL games which eliminates the used game market and GS from the picture. Publishers would jump for job if the used game market dried up. Of course those who buy used games would then decided whether to buy new, pirate the game or move on and do something else. Seems to me that the publishers can't come out and kill the used market directly or they will piss off a lot of people into not buying anything.

Law suit worthy or even justified? Doubt it.

more than 4 years ago
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Uniforms for the Help Desk

wift Consultant gimmick or not? (5 comments)

Usually these type of changes occur from a magazine an exec read or an expensive consultant who recently visited. Putting uniforms on does promote unity in your group and separates you from the other employees. To the same degree plenty of companies want employees to do the tie thing because it promotes professionalism. If they are paying for your uniforms then by all means let them but remind them of the 'cons' so management goes into this with eyes wide open.

Cons: Eliminates individuality, puts up an artificial wall between them and other parts of the company who may not look at the uniforms in a positive fashion and may demoralize those in staff.

I won't list the pro side because management already figured out those.

If they try to put your name on the shirts, look for a new career.

more than 4 years ago

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wift wift writes  |  more than 8 years ago

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wift wift writes  |  more than 11 years ago

%REM

Creates new legislative file version.
updateMM function will call this function
or call this function from Legislative File form.
%END REM
        On Error Goto mailerr
        Dim work As New notesuiworkspace
        Dim uidoc As notesuidocument
        Dim uidoc2 As notesuidocument
        Dim session As New NotesSession
        Dim doc As NotesDocument
        Dim doc2 As NotesDocument
        Dim db As NotesDatabase
        Dim viewlookup As NotesView

        Set db = session.CurrentDatabase

        loopbreak$ = Inputbox("You are about to create a new version of this file, would you like to continue? Y or N. ")
        If Ucase(loopbreak$) "Y" Then
                Messagebox ("New Version agent cancelled")
                Goto finish
        End If
        Set uidoc = work.CurrentDocument
        fversion = uidoc.fieldgettext("lf_version")

        uidoc.editmode = True

        Set doc = uidoc.Document
        doc.lf_version = fversion + 1
        Call doc.Save( True, True )

        Set doc2 = New NotesDocument( db )
        Call doc.CopyAllItems( doc2, True )
        doc2.revise_flag = Cstr( Now)
        doc2.lf_version = fversion
        Call doc2.Save( True, True )

        Exit Function

mailerr:
        Messagebox(ermessage7 )
        Call adminnotify("newversion")
        Resume finish
finish:
       

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