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Signed On Dec 17, 2000, 11:18
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
18. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 13, 2017, 15:25 Red
 
Beamer wrote on Oct 13, 2017, 11:41:
I'm suggesting there is in experiences, shared culture, and taste.
Do you think you could create a marketing plan that would appeal to urban youths without offending them as well as, y'know, someone with that background?
So being black qualifies some one to make a marketing plan aimed at urban youths? Because all black people started out there? Weíre talking about a board member here, the whitest people on Earth regardless of actual skin color. I wonít deny that, on the surface, hiring a black person would likely resonate better with some audience members. But I do hope they make a deeper effort than that to truly find someone that helps diversity. Because seeking some rich dude/tte that is conveniently black isnít trying very hard. Thatís just appeasing idiots with a token role.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
1. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 13, 2017, 10:44 Red
 
So Facebook openly and officially commits to being racist. Couldnít they just happen to appoint a black board member and say he/she was the best fit for the job? Canít we at least maintain the illusion that all races should have equal potential and opportunity? Any black person who accepts that token position now is doing a disservice to promoting real equality.  
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News Comments > Secret of Mana Remake Plans
2. Re: Secret of Mana Remake Plans Aug 25, 2017, 12:16 Red
 
Secret of Mana remade AND local coop? Hell yes. All the yes. I'd pre-order this right now if there was a way to give them my money.  
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
3. Re: Evening Safety Dance Aug 9, 2017, 20:37 Red
 
Sorry, Bill. You don't get my forgiveness. These rules were obvious bologna to anyone with sense back when they were invented. And they've irked me to no end.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
10. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 17, 2017, 15:19 Red
 
There's really only one way to make everything secure from super AI: don't connect everything to external networks. Ala Battlestar Galactica. No amount of computer security is going to protect you from the ultimate computer.  
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News Comments > Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time Announced
1. Re: Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time Announced Jul 2, 2017, 10:32 Red
 
Hoping for 4 player couch coop. Diablo 3 does this so well I never understand why every game in the genre doesn't.  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
12. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jun 19, 2017, 15:01 Red
 
VaranDragon wrote on Jun 19, 2017, 12:46:
I don't know, giving your underage kid alcohol is kind of crazy in my book. Regardless of the law. Maybe it's different in America. What do I know, you guys can own guns from age 16 right?
The point isn't whether or not I condone underage drinking. The point is that drinking can be a pretty serious thing. Studies show it does have a negative impact on developing minds (up to about 25 years old in fact). And then of course drinking irresponsibly can be dangerous to yourself and others (especially with vehicles). And yet underage drinking is still legally left to parental discretion (in Texas; not sure other states). I feel like smart phone usage is much less serious yet under scrutiny for more government control. It makes no sense.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
2. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jun 19, 2017, 10:47 Red
 
How can this be enforced? It's not even illegal for my child to drink alcohol so long as I, the parent, am there and the one providing it. But the government is going to tell me I can't decide to let my child use a smartphone?

I'm in Texas so this isn't applicable to me yet. But still. It's my job to parent, not yours Government nanny.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
5. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jun 16, 2017, 23:24 Red
 
RedEye9 wrote on Jun 16, 2017, 22:07:
Justice was served today with the guilty verdict for that mentally disturbed woman.
Really? Justice? Scary fucking precedent is what it is. You can now be held accountable for telling someone to do something if they lack the sense and judgement not to literally do it? I'm sorry, but if I'm pissed and tell you to go fuck yourself with a shotgun, and you do it and end up dead, that is not my fault you're that stupid.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
4. Re: Morning Metaverse May 17, 2017, 11:44 Red
 
Acleacius wrote on May 17, 2017, 10:56:
I'm not sure whether to laugh or be horrified.
Depends on how big Adam Sandler's role in it is.
 
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News Comments > LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Announced
2. Re: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Announced May 16, 2017, 18:25 Red
 
Four player couch coop? Or four player online? Me I want couch coop so I can play with my kids. The previous was only 2p local so we never payed more than the demo.  
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News Comments > Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
3. Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup Apr 20, 2017, 21:45 Red
 
bigspender wrote on Apr 20, 2017, 19:29:
0:59 into the kickstarter trailer: Why is that plane so small?
that was like world map mode. Old school rpg style.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
5. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Feb 6, 2017, 18:10 Red
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 6, 2017, 11:54:
Why do Apple, Google, and 95 other tech firms hate America so much?
I believe the claim is that Americans are lazy, entitled, useless fuckwits. The only people chasing the American Dream and working hard to innovate are immigrants who are tired of whatever shit hole they came from and thus highly motivated to be successful. But they too degenerate after a few generations, so the cycle must be allowed to continue or there will be no one left in the United States to drive businesses forward.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jan 26, 2017, 11:53 Red
 
Dacote wrote on Jan 26, 2017, 10:48:
Are people finally getting tired of paying top tier pricing for 5 year old tech?
at least there was a time when you could justify it by saying the operating system "just worked." But even Mac OS is shit now. Unstable, slow, buggy, inconsistent.. it's a total mess. I switched from PC to Mac back on Snow Leopard, but it's time to switch back now. Apple no longer makes decent computers even without considering the Apple Tax price factor.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 2, 2016, 13:24 Red
 
Cutter wrote on Dec 2, 2016, 12:39:
Americans should be running riot in the streets over how they get screwed by PhRMA.
how's the saying go? Don't bite the hand that vaccinates you?
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
3. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Nov 18, 2016, 13:54 Red
 
Porn-O-Matic wrote on Nov 18, 2016, 13:13:
What do you mean, "Need, or want"?

Oh, wait, that's right... we should allow safe havens of operation for criminal scumbag pieces of shit so they can hide evidence of their crimes. Hey, here's an idea... Why don't we also make a type of drug house that law enforcement will never be allowed to enter or put surveillance on. Why stop with drug houses? Let's give murderers, child rapists, and any other criminal the right to keep their crimes a secret by claiming their right to privacy is being violated.
You went and got your barcode tattoo and GPS microchip under your skin too right? I mean you're not breaking the law so no worries, eh? Until you've done that, shut your pie hole you freedom hater.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 2, 2016, 16:06 Red
 
RedEye9 wrote on Nov 2, 2016, 15:21:
or vaccines.

No need to study vaccines anymore, all the studies prove that they work.
Cool. Triumph of physics that must be that all the [existing] studies prove that [not yet invented vaccines] work. No need for further studies eh? We'll just take big pharm's word on their new products? Better yet, let's expidite them straight through to human trials! Really no reason to waste time on caution since "all the studies prove that they work."

Coca Cola works too. Does exactly what its manufacturer claims. It deliciously refreshes me when I'm thirsty. Independent and industry research are in total agreement regarding whether or not it works.

In all seriousness though, how can you recognize the scam in one or more industries and not be skeptical of the others? They are all for-profit, corporate driven industries. They all serve shareholders above all else. At what point does an intelligent, thinking human being become so convinced that they stop questioning and just accept data at face value? Placing their faith and trust in an industry going forward? Even smiting down those who dare question those convictions?

Vaccines may generally do a lot more good than harm for our species. But it's dangerous to stop questioning companies who value "safety" as nothing more than a profit impacter.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 2, 2016, 15:07 Red
 
industry-supported studies and independent studies tended to draw very different conclusions
What? Holy shit. How can they get away with that?! Man, I sure am glad this is limited to the sugary drinks industry and not plastics or GMOs or vaccines.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
5. Re: Morning Mobilization Nov 1, 2016, 20:32 Red
 
I'm a fan of the tablet form factor, mostly because I am not a fan of large smart phones. But if it weren't for websites becoming increasingly more atrocious (not Blue's) and needing Gigs of RAM and High-end processors and 100Mbs connections just to view a simple article.. I wouldn't ever need to buy tablet upgrades.  
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
11. Re: Evening Mobilization Oct 28, 2016, 13:17 Red
 
El Pit wrote on Oct 28, 2016, 10:21:
Aren't we over those touchy touchy things yet? Oh, it's Apple. The followers will praise them and throw money at them. Sorry, forgot about the cult following.
Microsoft is the one spear heading all the touchy touchy things with their Surface computers. Apple is just following. Cause that's what they do now.
 
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