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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
3. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Aug 19, 2015, 14:51 LittleMe
 
Whereas multi-trillion dollar scandals and the ongoing devaluing (theft) in relation to the debt notes was are obligated to use are swept under the rug.  
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News Comments > (Old) Leaked DOOM Footage
12. Re: (Old) Leaked DOOM Footage Aug 18, 2015, 13:58 LittleMe
 
Gears of Doom to Tool-esque music.. Dodged a bullet. Is it so hard to actually, you know, look at the original doom maps/graphics and modernize its vision of hell to current levels? I would think not that hard but...

 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
3. Re: Evening Safety Dance Aug 14, 2015, 20:43 LittleMe
 
Yes. Well the word Democracy falls short. The term 'Republic' means 'government of the people'. We were founded as such. "To the republic for which it stands", not 'To the Democracy for which it stands.' I agree though, we are now 'of the globalist corporations.' Not all corporations, but the ones that are politically connected and partnered.

Wikipedia on Republic: "The first ten amendments to the Constitution, called the United States Bill of Rights, guaranteed certain natural rights fundamental to republican ideals that justified the Revolution."

Back then, republicans were liberals. It's a deep and very copmlex topic. Nevertheless, we are not a democracy though we do have democratic electoral system.

 
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News Comments > Dying Light: The Following Trailer
4. Re: Dying Light: The Following Trailer Aug 13, 2015, 10:03 LittleMe
 
Very nice. Haven't played the game yet. The pastures and new buggy addition give a Far Cry 2 vibe, but zombies instead of tribal thugs obv.. Will buy, at a reasonable sale price.  
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Inquisition - The Descent DLC Released
6. Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition - The Descent DLC Released Aug 11, 2015, 18:45 LittleMe
 
Waiting for reviews. Won't buy it on faith.

 
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News Comments > Sunday Mobilization
2. Re: Sunday Mobilization Aug 9, 2015, 17:33 LittleMe
 
They said the same thing about horse transportation industry and we used to be about 96% farmers. Somehow we survived. Change is bad only if new opportunities are denied.

 
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
6. Re: Sunday Safety Dance Aug 9, 2015, 16:48 LittleMe
 
There's a real place for a strong privacy lockdown app market for Widnows 10! Lots of money to be made selling it.  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
3. Re: Evening Metaverse Aug 6, 2015, 19:20 LittleMe
 
NegaDeath wrote on Aug 6, 2015, 18:20:
Carriers urge FCC to give them some more fat subsidies and govt sponsored monopolies so they'll lay fiber.

This. Hey I'd lay fiber here if I got a government guarantee'd monopoly, too. That's a license to extort!

 
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News Comments > Quote of the Day
2. Re: Quote of the Day Aug 6, 2015, 10:39 LittleMe
 
Blue has executed it here beautifully, no doubt!! Thanks for the good laugh.

 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
15. Re: Morning Safety Dance Aug 4, 2015, 13:21 LittleMe
 
Retired wrote on Aug 4, 2015, 12:06:
LittleMe wrote on Aug 4, 2015, 11:55:
Strawman argument. Would you let Microsoft into your home and rummage through your stuff and log everything and send that information to whomever they want for any reason and keep that information? I doubt it! But you'd call someone who doesn't want that in the digital sense paranoid?


If you put a sniffer on your network you will see they have been doing this for years without common knowledge. Every couple hours your Winbox sends info to msft. More than just a ping/pong conversation.

You're lumping it all together but there are differences. Okay so Win7 is calling the mother ship at MSFT but it seems far more intrusive with W10 in how it's likely collecting all your web traffic, conversations in the room, everything we type, everything we buy, and could be sending an index of all of your files (and the files themselves) to them. I don't see how you imply makes it nothing new. It is an order of magnitude more intrusive.

edit: not only just that data, but seems to give them outright ownership of your data on your own PC and let them use it in any way they desire. Am I wrong?
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
9. Re: Morning Safety Dance Aug 4, 2015, 11:55 LittleMe
 
Strawman argument. Would you let Microsoft into your home and rummage through your stuff and log everything and send that information to whomever they want for any reason and keep that information? I doubt it! But you'd call someone who doesn't want that in the digital sense paranoid?

 
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News Comments > On Sale
4. Re: On Sale Aug 2, 2015, 13:33 LittleMe
 
The top user review by Osama is golden. $7.50 is over priced.


 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
3. Re: Evening Tech Bits Jul 30, 2015, 21:55 LittleMe
 
I'd be okay with that if he paid for it with his own money and not other peoples'...  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
8. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 30, 2015, 11:38 LittleMe
 
Verno wrote on Jul 30, 2015, 10:43:
I haven't dumped the traffic myself yet but I will probably do that later today. I suspect its much ado about nothing, peoples phones and search engine use gather way more information on them every day. That being said I see the potential for abuse there and think it should be closely watched.

Because they can and will update the software, what it's capturing today is only part of the picture. The EULA seems to give a very wide lateral as to what they can do on our devices going forward. It is cause for concern and diligence on our part.
 
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News Comments > Fallout 4 "Basically Done"
29. Re: Fallout 4 Jul 28, 2015, 14:57 LittleMe
 
Six+ months of fixing and polish is exactly what Bethesda needs to do considering their track record. Count me optimistic and hopeful. They've had four years since Skyrim. Has their staffing count increased since Skyrim? How many man/woman/dog hours have gone into F4 compared with Skyrim?  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
6. Re: Into the Black Jul 20, 2015, 21:29 LittleMe
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Jul 20, 2015, 21:27:
I think your sarcasm detector is broken.

Oh LOL maybe. It's just that I very often see people get it backwards and think that not using big corporations is 'socialist' when that's very much not true. The opposite is true. The duopoly is socialist.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
4. Re: Into the Black Jul 20, 2015, 21:25 LittleMe
 
NegaDeath wrote on Jul 20, 2015, 19:40:
But....that's socialism! [/outrage]. These customers would be much better off with the private market that won't actually service them.

Umm.. No. People solving their own problems is by definition the private sector at work. That's not socialist. Private market/sector delivering services doesn't necessarily mean profit or business motive.

Actually what we have now with the duopoly IS socialist - corporate socialism.
 
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News Comments > Fallout 4 Trailer
14. Re: Fallout 4 Trailer Jul 17, 2015, 22:01 LittleMe
 
IMO we haven't seen enough to accurately judge it yet. The combat looks improved over FO3 though. I'm cautiously optimistic. It does 'look' fun but I guess after watching it, it does look more consoley gameplay. Too early to tell how much or if they've devolved it to an action shooter.

If you want more old school FO gameplay you have Wasteland 2, etc.. That genre is being revived..

 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
3. Re: Morning Consolidation Jul 17, 2015, 09:48 LittleMe
 
Yesterday at 3:08pm the Xbone outsold the PS4.  
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
12. Re: Morning Interviews Jul 16, 2015, 16:34 LittleMe
 
Suppa7 wrote on Jul 16, 2015, 12:46:
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It's a low paying opportunity but maybe for some people that is perfectly fine. There are people who need experience much more than income. NZ loses.

China is becoming hugely rich by underpaying their workers. It's hard work and exploitative yes but over time people do get richer and more experienced. Same thing happened in the US a hundred years ago. You've got to start somewhere.



Except you show that you are the average american and don't know anything.

Who rules america?

Yes but that's far and beyond the range of this topic. This is about New Zeland which is a different country and since you don't know the difference between two different countries I'd say you need to eat your own words about not knowing 'anything'.

 
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