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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: New AMD Drivers Support Dual Vega GPUs Sep 22, 2017, 13:45 Beamer
 
I mean, if CBS would have passed on a new Star Trek on its own network, feeling that it wasn't going to be strong enough to pull in ratings and warrant investment, but was willing to take a shot on it for its own streaming site...

What would you rather have, a new Star Trek series on whatever stupid streaming site CBS has, or no new Star Trek series? Those were almost definitely the options.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
63. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 22, 2017, 12:59 Beamer
 
jdreyer wrote on Sep 22, 2017, 12:57:
Kxmode wrote on Sep 22, 2017, 03:42:
When you stop; I stop.


I still love you man.

Shhhh! That's forbidden in, like, one line of his favorite book, one line people weirdly pay really close attention to as they eat their shrimp and toss around footballs!
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
5. Re: Why Facebook And Google Are Clashing With Internet Freedom Advocates. Sep 22, 2017, 12:33 Beamer
 
Tipsy McStagger wrote on Sep 22, 2017, 11:14:
Cutter wrote on Sep 22, 2017, 10:58:
Uh because they're fucking evil?

What are you talking about? can you please stop being an SJW?

Let's put it this way, it's a lesser evil. Without USA going army crazy, NAZI/Emperor Japan/Communist China might all be in charge. Not to mention maybe some sort of islamic caliphate type enlightening.

Sure they start wars for natural resources and global power plays but at least they aren't interested in completely destroying human progression, I'll remind you that USA is still basically the leading edge of technology and space exploration. You have no further to look than SpaceX/Google for that.
Read the headline he used.

He's being anti-Google for not kissing his ass. Again.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
2. Re: Morning Mobilization Sep 22, 2017, 12:31 Beamer
 
Ozmodan wrote on Sep 22, 2017, 11:01:
Like anyone is going to notice HDR support on a phone, rofl.

Why wouldn't they?
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
18. Re: Morning Metaverse Sep 21, 2017, 19:54 Beamer
 
Some of these jokes are just... Cutteresque. We can do better.  
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News Comments > Fallout 4 Review Fallout
25. Re: Fallout 4 Review Fallout Sep 20, 2017, 15:30 Beamer
 
jdreyer wrote on Sep 20, 2017, 14:33:
Let me get this straight: Bethesda makes a recent negative change, so people leave a recent negative review, and the solution is to change the review system?

Yeah, at least this is something related to the game experience, not something someone accidentally said or didn't say on Twitter.
 
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News Comments > Need for Speed Payback System Specs
2. Re: etc. Sep 20, 2017, 11:14 Beamer
 
deqer wrote on Sep 20, 2017, 11:07:
Can an engineer explain to me why it's taking humans so fucking long to create bigger hard drives?

Why is there not a 10TB SSD yet?

I mean, after the dogs and the frogs did it, you'd think we could, but...
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
19. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Sep 20, 2017, 09:59 Beamer
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Sep 20, 2017, 09:26:
Orogogus wrote on Sep 20, 2017, 08:35:

I don't see anything in there where he put it in the public domain. Part of copyright is that you can give permission for other people to use it. That doesn't mean you give it up. It seems to me that he gave permission for people on 4chan to use his design, for posting on 4chan.

2. Again, he hasn't abandoned his copyright. He never said he gave up all his rights to his creation or ceded it into the public domain, which is what it would take. With the most generous reading in the world, you can willfully ignore the context of 4chan in the profit question and read that he gave permission for anyone to profit off his work, but that still doesn't cancel out his rights of ownership.

3. It seems like he does have an abandoned trademark (link) but you can see that it's for the actual name, "Pepe the Frog" (hence the description of the typeset). That generally would have protected against Disney or the like making a character called "Pepe the Frog" and doesn't relate to the artwork.

"People of 4chan" is the internet. Think on it this way, 4chan is one of the heaviest trafficked sites in the world. 4chan considers as part of their manifesto to be "a website anyone can use." By granting 4chan use, he's effectively given the internet and everyone the right to use it. Since there's no way to define "who" uses 4chan except anyone with an internet connection that leaves it open to anybody.

He did actually abandon his copyright. See the existing case of pillsbury vs milkyway if you need an in-depth example of how an entity who doesn't defend their copyright and it "gains a life of it's own" can't retroactively try to claim copyright on it.

1) Good thing you're not an attorney, as you changed a key word. He said people ON 4chan, you changed it to people OF 4chan. That's a massively different thing, as one limits use to a site, and one allows anyone from that site to use it anywhere.

2) Pillsbury v Milkyway is from 1981. The law changed in 2006. The precedent may still exist, but it also may not, and saying something is clearly true because if it is clearly false.

I'm not weighing in on either side here, but your argument has extremely glaring holes in both of your key points.

I'm also not surprised that you're coming out in favor of white supremacists. You'll claim this is free speech and yadda yadda yadda, but it's yet another time you adamantly claim the white supremacists did nothing wrong. It's just odd how, whenever Richard Spencer is on one side of an argument, you seem to be there with him...
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
8. Re: Morning Mobilization Sep 20, 2017, 09:26 Beamer
 
Verno wrote on Sep 20, 2017, 09:05:
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 19, 2017, 21:13:
The good news is Google followed suit with the new Pixel pricing.

Yeah I'm not a fan of the Pixel, its poor value for the money. The battery life is middling, performance is middling and I'm so tired of hearing about "responsiveness" from its zealots. OMG ITS LIKE BUTTER SWITCHING APPS. Guess what, my 5x takes an extra 0.0001ms to switch an app, whoop de doo. I still have not found a phone that gives bang for the buck like the 5x or Nexus 6P. It's a shame both of those phones suffered from some long term defects. Pixel would be a solid phone...if it was $400-500. It's got a great camera for sure.

The camera would be so much better with OSS, too. The app is now available, side-loaded, for the S8. I've got it on mine. When I remember to use it, it absolutely takes better photos in certain situations, but I don't think it has all the special sauce. I've never even seen a Pixel in person, but the image comparisons I've seen online are drool-worthy for someone like me (low light photo quality is one of the things I care about most in a phone.)
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
6. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 20, 2017, 08:30 Beamer
 
Mordecai Walfish wrote on Sep 20, 2017, 02:19:
Crazy that modern politics is so fucking partisan that literally any damn thing that people are against can be attributed in their mind to the opposing political party. Fucking looney-tunes.
It's the liberals that made it this way!!!!!!!!!`!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
50. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 20, 2017, 08:28 Beamer
 
Kxmode wrote on Sep 19, 2017, 23:06:
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 19, 2017, 11:45:
Logic escapes some.
It wasn't just someone, but in his own words, stupid humans.
Oh the irony.

As for having the most * REMOVED * comments, that's laughable. I count less than 15 out of 4200 comments, half of those being my overzealous responses to his cult-like religious zealotry.

And I have zero for such things, which, once again, demonstrates my ability to discuss "taboo" topics without bringing the ire of Blue or the mods. Typically people with a firm knowledge of the subject they speak about usually don't get 15 of their comments removed. Just saying.

You sure you don't have any?

I'm guessing someone told you that you didn't have any, so you saw no need for proof. The rest of us, meanwhile, can click on your name, then type "removed" in the search bar, and see that you have 11 of them.

"Zero," eleven, same thing, eh?
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
3. Re: Evening Tech Bits Sep 19, 2017, 22:20 Beamer
 
Cutter wrote on Sep 19, 2017, 21:21:
Sure youíre saving money....until you have a stroke or a heart attack from the morbid obesity, sugar, and salt, youíve been consuming. Then the medical industry takes all you have and then some. So, no more is not always better.

Some people have others willing to be around them long enough to share a pizza. Usually, it involves being able to see other points of view and not always acting like you're right and they're stupid even when you're clearly wrong.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
4. Re: Morning Mobilization Sep 19, 2017, 18:14 Beamer
 
The cut out could have been done well. Very well. But, from what I hear, it isn't. It could have been done so it was only blocking the notification bar, with any apps or video running beneath it.

My S8, due to the weird aspect ratio, does this. Most things made for a normal cellphone either have bars, or the option to expand (and cut off some of the sides.) For the most part, I don't even notice this - nearly all my time is in apps that work great, like my browser or Instagram or my Facebook wrapper of choice (Simple.) For a few things, mostly video, I have bars. No big deal. I have bars on my TV and monitor for a ton of video, too, since movies are rarely the same aspect ratio as my TV, and since my monitor is 16:10 instead of 16:9.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
13. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Sep 19, 2017, 16:15 Beamer
 
WaltC wrote on Sep 19, 2017, 15:56:
Dacote wrote on Sep 19, 2017, 11:18:
So the creator of Pepe the Frog is defending his copyright against conservative racist trolls. Furie has hired intellectual property lawyers to defend his creation against misuse by racists, and he is winning.
Way to go dude, keep up the good fight.

That's especially amusing as it was liberal legacy news casters--re: ABC's Stephanopoulos AKA "Staphinfection", etc.--who first branded "Pepe the Frog" as a racist character and swore to bring Pepe down...;) Utter hogwash, of course. More fake news brought to us in living color by lunatic (D)s...! But the (D) party is certainly racist, if nothing else, and that's not fake news in the slightest. The only racists Pepe has to worry about are (D)'s who aren't shy about calling *anything* "a racist meme"...anything at all. (D)s love to define individuals according to their skin color--and it doesn't get anymore racist than that.

Do you think putting the parenthesis around D is correct, or do you think it makes you look smart?

It works kind of as well as putting Tara Reid in glasses in Alone in the Dark.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
2. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 19, 2017, 16:14 Beamer
 
WaltC wrote on Sep 19, 2017, 16:00:
Internet of Things: welcome to the dumbing down of America, courtesy of Apple and the (D) party. It doesn't get any dumber than that. Ugh. Thank God I'm too old to be duped by either...;) Jobs and Obama had a lot in common as they are both snake-oil salesmen preying on the dumb and the inexperienced.

You're an amazing specimen. I'd love to know how much money one needs to spend in Alex Jones certified "vitamins" to get the vast insights you have.

Either those vitamins, or tons of LSD, eh?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
40. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 19, 2017, 11:27 Beamer
 
Kxmode wrote on Sep 19, 2017, 10:11:
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 19, 2017, 07:31:
jdreyer wrote on Sep 18, 2017, 23:09:
* sigh *
stupid humans Ucrazy

It is so much easier to ridicule than it is to contribute to the discussion. Of course adding something meaningful requires knowledge of the topic. You appear to lack this in spades on a wide variety of subjects.

P.S. Blue could correct me on this, but I believe you hold the record for most deleted comments on this site. You can gauge this record in any way you wish, but it tells us a lot about your repository of knowledge.

Cutter has far more.

But, sorry, it's impossible to debate with a guy who believes something with zero proof because someone tells him someone tells him someone told them.
 
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News Comments > etc.
2. Re: Firewatch dev Sep 19, 2017, 11:26 Beamer
 
What he did was dumb.

Review bombing is also dumb. Probably a bit less dumb, but c'mon.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
34. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 18, 2017, 23:34 Beamer
 
Creston wrote on Sep 18, 2017, 22:34:
Beamer wrote on Sep 18, 2017, 12:04:
I loved Stranger Things, and found it entertaining, but not necessarily "great," if that makes sense.



You are a bad person, and you should feel bad!

I mean, the movies I enjoyed most in 2014 were Kingsman and Edge of Tomorrow, but both were flawed popcorn movies. I can't say either deserved a Best Picture nominee over any of what actually got nominated.

Same with Stranger Things. It was flawed pulp. Very entertaining, but not what I think of as a big award winner, just a huge, well made people pleaser.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
33. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 18, 2017, 23:32 Beamer
 
jdreyer wrote on Sep 18, 2017, 23:09:
* sigh *

You knew it was coming.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
30. Re: Re: Out of the Blue Sep 18, 2017, 22:30 Beamer
 
Kxmode wrote on Sep 18, 2017, 21:55:
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 18, 2017, 20:06:
Dead Sea Scrolls, Greek Septuagint, Hebrew manuscripts, Aleppo Codex
All written by stupid humans. sigh

You are correct. "Stupid humans," wrote the bible, but they did not author it. Jehovah God did. The Bible has no equal in all human history. God inspired the original scriptures, but they were physically written by 40 secretaries or scribes (the "stupid people") over the course of 1,610 years.

The Bible, itself, had scholars and skilled copyists like Ezra who wrote the books of Ezra and both Chronicles (Side note: the original scrolls chronicling the lineage of kings -- also called "The Book of The Kings" during those days -- had been lost or destroyed during Babylon's destruction of Jerusalem in 607 BCE.)

Many of these "stupid" scribes acknowledged God to be the author.

MOSES - (Exodus 24:4) "Moses wrote down all the words of Jehovah."
SAMUEL - (2 Samuel 23:2) The spirit of Jehovah spoke through me; His word was on my tongue.
PAUL - (2 Timothy 3:16) All Scripture is inspired of God
PETER - (2 Peter 1:21) For prophecy was at no time brought by manís will, but men spoke from God as they were moved by holy spirit.
DANIEL - (Daniel 7:1) "Daniel saw a dream and visions of his head as he lay on his bed. Then he wrote down the dream; he recorded a complete account of the matters."

Humans are at liberty and their stupid biases to translate the scriptures incorrectly, but no matter how they do it the core scriptures remain intact. The reason? "the word of our God endures forever." (Isaiah 40:8) Jehovah has taken it upon himself to preserve the Biblical canon throughout human history despite repeated attempts to rid humanity of it (e.g., Dark Ages).

The point of my reply is this: the translations that remain as close as possible to the source also remain the most accurate translations of God's Words.

I mean, Jehovah told me to write this, but I think you're not going to take my word for it...
 
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