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Comment: Re:Actually.. (Score 1) 223

by 0100010001010011 (#48671945) Attached to: Sony To Release the Interview Online Today; Apple Won't Play Ball

IMDB ratings are a complete and utter waste of time

Which is why it is relevant that the movie came out in 2009. After time they settle. Unless you're going to argue that "Shawshank Redemption" is just living on studio PR?

Perhaps if everyone else thought the movie was good your nieces and nephew just have bad taste. It was also a great book and highly rated by teachers.

Comment: Re:Actually.. (Score 1) 223

by 0100010001010011 (#48669845) Attached to: Sony To Release the Interview Online Today; Apple Won't Play Ball

You might want to use a different example for your first one:

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs has 7.0/10 on IMDB (after 5 years), got an 87% on Rotten Tomatoes, 66 on MetaCritic (with an average user score of 7.6),

It was a good movie.

"This is the End" was also pretty good with a 6.9/83%/67/7.1 (respectively).

Comment: Re:25000? Lame (Score 1) 21

I remember his first year when it was a 'hoax'. Then the next year he went all in and made it real. As ugly as his website should be I hope some version exists in, he's been a christmas tradition since early 2000s when I first heard about him on Fark or Slashdot.

The point isn't the number of lights he has. The point is how interactive his site has always at least seemed to be.

Comment: Re:Their comments on trolls/trolling (Score 2) 183

by 0100010001010011 (#48659479) Attached to: Devuan Progress Report Published

I wish they would had put their efforts into Debian's kFreeBSD. It can't move to systemd and they downgraded it from an 'official' Jessie release.

Personally it's a bit of the best of FreeBSD and the best of Debian (apt-get) in a nice package. There's no problem with ZFS being 'in' the kernel. The latest versions of FreeNAS and FreeBSD both have ZFS booting.

Plus it still has all the debian server admin tools.

Comment: Re:LOL ... w00t? (Score 1) 291

by 0100010001010011 (#48653297) Attached to: Amazon "Suppresses" Book With Too Many Hyphens

Someone on Reddit pointed out that the author may be using the wrong character.

Are we certain—certain—that this is about the use of hyphenated words, and not the misuse of hyphen (-), en-dash (–), and em-dash (—) characters? Like, the way an en-dash is used where an em-dash should be used three times in this paragraph:

Comment: Re:You forgot something... (Score 1) 268

by 0100010001010011 (#48647673) Attached to: Dish Pulls Fox News, Fox Business Network As Talks Break Down

Having members and actually having power are two different things, the person you replied to was saying unions don't exist with the teeth that they used to.

We have unions in name only. Every single time the UAW contract comes up at my company they rabble back and forth and then "hurray, we reached an agreement." Union bosses and contractor get their cut for the 'negotiation'. Employees don't really get anything and the people at top win.

The standard of living for a lot of the US would improve if more people unionized (like programmers) and actually demanded a fair wage instead of getting worked to death by EA and the likes.

Comment: Re:False Falg? (Score 1) 236

NK also had the opportunity to do it against a non-government entity. If they hacked into the US or any other country it would be grounds for war or even more sanctions.

NK gets to flex their hacking ability against multinational corporation without risking war. Sony gets egg on their face. Big brother China is probably pleased since Sony is a Japanese company.

Money will say more in one moment than the most eloquent lover can in years.