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Comment: Re:Congratulations Samsung... (Score 1) 45

by AK Marc (#48671497) Attached to: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review
Ah yes, the no true protective case scotsman. The phone isn't out, but you object because the case selection is poor. Otterbox said they are making one for it. But like many new phones, the time from announcement to release wasn't enough for everyone to have a case ready

And your comments about the edges are stupid. THey aren't sharp. The reviews all indicate it's easy to hold. I still don't understand why you are going so far out of your way to make up lies about something. It's a phone, why would you hate it so much? It's just a phone.

Comment: Re:3 gig of ram? (Score 1) 45

by AK Marc (#48671481) Attached to: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review
3GB of RAM is good. 32GB of Flash is good. I don't know of any android devices with more, but you could have more. These days, 1GB is "normal" and 2GB is high-end.

You just demonstrate your lack of knowledge on the subject that you misunderstood the summary (which wasn't wrong, though you asserted it was) But don't let lack of knowledge of the subject stop you from asserting your wrong opinion as truth.

Comment: Re:Congratulations Samsung... (Score 2) 45

by AK Marc (#48670955) Attached to: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review

can't use a protective case.

lots of cases

can't be held on both sides


even easier to crack the screen on than a regular smartphone

A lie to go with the other lies you gave.

Why are you bashing something for being different? None of your complaints are even valid, 2/3 disprovable with simple searches.

Comment: Re:First they came... (Score 1) 268

by AK Marc (#48670125) Attached to: UK Man Arrested Over "Offensive" Tweet
As I said. Neither place has "freedom of speech" we just declare the US superior because we claim the qualities we make illegal are more justified in making speech illegal. When obscenity is illegal in the US, then we have no moral high-ground from which to lecture, not that it would stop us from lecturing anyway.

Comment: Re:Meh (Score 1) 322

#1 had the stupid ice world monsters. On a planet with no life, there wouldn't be massive animals. And if the bigger creature killed something, it'd likely eat it, not discard the large animal to chase a smaller one. But pointless *chase scene*. And I couldn't watch it without picturing JJ saying "Make the mining ship as scary as possible, I don't care if it's useless as a mining ship. It should be scary, like it's own character. Scarier. More personality and less practical! Muhahahahaha." every time the ship was on the screen, inside or outside shot. The ship being a "character" like JJ makes everything. It made me flash back to Lost, where JJ made a hatch. Yes, a door, unto a character with more back-story and explanation than most of the actors got. Like a big "fuck you" to everyone watching. JJ only does character development for inaninmatte objects. That's why he did Star Trek, because he could ignore the humans, as they had a back-story, and instead make "red matter", the ships, the planets, the tech and other things the characters, and not have to waste any time developing humans.

Comment: Re:Good? (Score 1) 268

by AK Marc (#48669521) Attached to: UK Man Arrested Over "Offensive" Tweet

Does that mean that you should be arrested for saying something unpleasant?

I didn't say anything about intending harm, that's all you.

Oh, so "intending harm" isn't "unpleasant"? Sounds like you said something so general as to be wrong, and when I called you on it, you changed what you said. That's the great thing, I can look back and see that you implied that saying "something unpleasant" shouldn't be arrestable. But never is there a "I misspoke, I meant..." statement, but asserting that I mis-read your plain and direct statement.

The OP suggested that people should get their "head caved in" for saying something disagreeable.

I didn't read it that way. I read it as you should expect to get your head caved in, not that you "should" have that result and it's justified, but that you should expect it.

Funny how those who read the worst, speak the worst, and think it's always everyone else's fault for communicating poorly.

Go read the OP again. Did he say it was justified to get your head caved in, or that you should expect it? Did you imply that someone shouldn't be arrested for saying something "unpleasant"? Is a direct death threat of credible violence "unpleasant"?

The point I was attempting to make is that just because someone is offended by something you say that doesn't mean that they should be criminalized.

I'd assert that's not what you said, even if it was what you were attempting, and that's what I was pointing out.

Comment: Re:First they came... (Score 3, Insightful) 268

by AK Marc (#48669409) Attached to: UK Man Arrested Over "Offensive" Tweet
Same as the US. Obscene is illegal. Obscene is illegal because it's offensive. So "rude" is illegal in the US, same as the UK. But it's funny to see all the Americans assert they have more rights than those in the UK, when the rights are roughly equal, but exercised slightly differently.

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