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Comment: Hollywood will blame pirates... (Score 1) 400

by BestNicksRTaken (#48718583) Attached to: Box Office 2014: Moviegoing Hits Two-Decade Low

...the rest of us know that its because of the endless remakes, reboots, prequels and general lack of any new ideas coming out of LA. I mean how many times can you reboot Superman/Spiderman?

Don't get me started on movies made entirely to sell toys and themepark rides like Transformers and fucking Frozen.

Comment: Absolutely (Score 1) 308

by BestNicksRTaken (#45749079) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Do You Run a Copy-Cat Installation At Home?

I think most of us have various setups at home for learning/experimenting, partly because its fun, partly because its a good way to get a better job and partly because our employer doesn't give us proper development environments!

Its been a long time since I've worked at a place that has a proper dev->staging->production setup.

I'm glad the op didn't use the term "lab" which always seems to be clueless people trying to get a CCNA, rather than people actually interested in their trade.

Comment: Re:How close? Within WiFi range? (Score 1) 285

by BestNicksRTaken (#45320403) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Simple Backups To a Neighbor?

if its within wifi range should his house burns down, so will his backup box, and multi-terrabyte backup over wifi won't be fun.

realistically an esata enclosure stored a bit further away than a neighbour is the best way to go (maybe at work?) kept up to date with rsync (locally not over t'internet).

this question has been asked countless times before. search box is top left.

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