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Comment Re:Less creepiness (Score 1) 324

Sure. Literally, it did not.

In context? Switch out some of the nouns and verbs, and you get:

s/they/women/; #(men can get raped too) s/google glass/short skirts/; s/Glassholes/Sluts In Short Skirts/; #update pejorative s/punch/rape/; #update verb s/America/Saudi Arabia/; #helps my metaphor

You get:

Unless Saudi Women can make their short skirts less sexy, people are still going to want to rape Sluts In Short Skirts.

Sure, literally that does not justify it because they don't use the word justified.

But who are we kidding here? You insert a victim-blaming aspect into a situation that involves violence, but want to pretend that gives no justification to the perpetrator.

You're not fooling me.

Comment Re:Less creepiness (Score 1) 324

It's good to see the same fallacies dragged out over and over again. Helps cement the fact that wrong people aren't wrong due to being misinformed, but because they choose to repeat the same mantras to themselves over and voer again. I think I understand why the world is so full of violence now.

Comment Re:"NAS" hard drives? (Score 3, Informative) 190

It means 2-3 year warranty instead of 5 year warranty.

6TB isn't ready for the serious archives, who, by my own subjective definition, only purchases drives warranted for 5 years. It's still $160 or so for a 4TB like that.

TL;DR: Once you go WD Black you never go back.

Comment Re:How big a fuss is it, really? (Score 1) 415

If you're already in bed and your bedroom doesn't have room for a nightstand, or only has 2 prong plugs, and you've undressed, and have doors closed for climate control, and must go into a cold room to get it -- pretty damn big difference. Huge. I don't even charge my tablet except at work.

Comment Re:Nonsense. Again. (Score 2) 432

Declaring "nothing" doesn't make it so. Somehow, they decided that a new word with a new definition must be used. Breeding and genetic modification are not the same thing, as much as you want them to be in order to avoid your own silly cognitive dissonance.

TL;DR: You waived your hands like OP, but it's still not a magic trick.

We want to create puppets that pull their own strings. - Ann Marion