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

by 0racle (#45719601) Attached to: Surviving the Internet On Low Speed DSL

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

by 0racle (#45703941) Attached to: The Business of Attention Deficit Disorder

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

by 0racle (#45703597) Attached to: CBS 60 Minutes: NSA Speaks Out On Snowden, Spying
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

by 0racle (#45531449) Attached to: Jury Finds Newegg Infringed Patent, Owes $2.3 Million
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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