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Comment: Re: I should think so! (Score 1) 74

by AvitarX (#49155559) Attached to: Blu-Ray Players Hackable Via Malicious Discs

I tend to agree, the people I know that use blue ray don't have Internet. There's plenty of cheap boot legs next to the red box in the shadier parts, but the people buying them don t have Internet. For the rest of the people I know, a few dollar rental online here and there covers the gap of Netflix.

Comment: Re: Kinda like systemd / debian (Score 1) 130

by AvitarX (#49155539) Attached to: One Astronomer's Quest To Reinstate Pluto As a Planet

I can't tell of this is serious, or satire.

One of the issues discussed doesn't seem to match the others. Primarily, I know best in this area, make me all powerful is exactly the type I would expect to with a minority be pro systems and pro marrying children (because you know who is best for them).

Most excellent Poe style post!

Comment: Re: Yes. It will. (Score 1) 144

by AvitarX (#49123619) Attached to: 18 Months On, Grand Theft Auto V's Mount Chiliad Mystery Remains Unsolved

You are right, I thought it was in the 1-3 million a month range, but the closest I can find is the .75 million / month from ten months ago.

Butsis agree, popular stuff can suck, but the guy kicks out content fast, consistently, and is WAY more popular than honey boo boo. Honey boo boo peaked at 3 mil night of. This guy gets more than that (note, using week old numbers, so maybe off).

I'm not a fan of either, but pewdiepue is sneaky relevant, while honey boo boo was something talked about, but irrelevant ( relatively). He's the most subscribed yo YouTube channel, that's way more relevant than the most popular show on a second (maybe) tier basic cable network.

Comment: Re:Yes. It will. (Score 2) 144

by AvitarX (#49121481) Attached to: 18 Months On, Grand Theft Auto V's Mount Chiliad Mystery Remains Unsolved

PewDiePie has over 30 million followers, and is about as popular as a popular TV show (4 million people watch a typical video in a week, and 8 million in a month)

I don't get it, and don't watch or subscribe, but being completely dismissive isn't the right response. The guy makes Millions a month just on YouTube advertising, that thing that big business seems to think is impossible (making money on internet advertising).

Comment: Re:its all about the $$$ (Score 1) 93

Roosevelt Blvd needs them in north east Philly (may have them now).

There are decent amounts of people that blatantly run the redlights at night, making it a dangerous rd to cross (it's already dangerous being approximately a million lanes wide, but there are cross walks). It's not the people that barely miss that are the problem there though.

Perhaps all the people running with zero regard for the light have unregistered cars though, I would guess there's at least a strong correlation.

Force needed to accelerate 2.2lbs of cookies = 1 Fig-newton to 1 meter per second