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Comment Re:Hate so say it but... (Score 1) 94 94

I play less now because I'm bored with them since they're really the same rinse and repeat grind

Ya that happens to heroin addicts all the time. It's just the same damn high time after time, they get bored of it and stop.

Just admit you didn't have the self control to curtail something you wanted to do. Quit trying to hide behind some 'it's not my fault" excuse.

Comment Re:You poor baby (Score 1) 277 277

Then you both have crappy Internet connections. It is easy to say, "what are you complaining about, it's fine" when you've never had a good connection.

I said whining and I did it in an extremely condescending way, because the whole premise of the article is 'how will I ever survive on 1.5mbps.' It wasn't, 'this kind of sucks but oh well.' The article is whining like a little bitch for having speeds comparable to most of the rest of the US.

my home which has 150 down, 65 up

That's it? How ever do you manage, I would die if I was ever constrained so much. BTW you seem to be under the impression I've never used faster.

Comment Re:The root of the problem... (Score 1) 246 246

they allow family doctors to diagnose ADHD and prescribe the meds at all

You wouldn't think about going to a psychiatrist to get a flu shot or cholesterol medication yet we are perfectly happy to go to any other doctor for psychiatric medication.

They're not qualified but they won't stop given their own egos and people won't see a psychiatrist when they should between the stigma associated with it and issues with insurance.

Comment Re:Stole exam answers? (Score 1) 504 504

This isn't a character attack, what he did was illegal. They don't need to stretch the truth here. They'll keep saying it because it is going to be on those grounds that he is dealt with and that detail is the only one many people think about.

That his actions were justifiable or moral or whatever you think of him doesn't change the fact that was he did was illegal, and that's the only true fact they have to work with.

Comment Re: Stupid judge/jury. (Score 4, Informative) 324 324

It wasn't better marketed, it was created and made available by Diffie. That 'and' is important here. The British kept it secret that they even done it until '97. This is an example of parallel invention, only in this case one side made it known he had created it and the other didn't. For creating and publicizing Diffie is correctly attributed as the co-creator of Public Key Cryptography.

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