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Comment: Re:Yeah Okay (Score 5, Insightful) 530

To me as a European it is baffling how much sh*t you Americans take from your government and never take action. Since G.W. one law or incident after another is passed against the interest of the population and the only thing people do is complain a bit on the internet. Have you guys ever heard of the possibility of demonstration, strike and not voting for the dumbest b*tch around? Sorry, that was emotional but that's how I feel when I read stuff like that. Now mod me to hell.

Comment: Re:App Store looks interesting... (Score 4, Insightful) 827

by DViper01 (#33965218) Attached to: Apple Announces iLife '11, FaceTime Mac, Lion, Mac App Store, MacBook Air
That's definitely NOT visible from todays announcements. The App Store for Mac is an extremely good idea, but it's entirely optional. There'll still be a lot of software distributed through "classic" channels, as the App Store will of course be closely guarded and most probably won't allow porn, pirate tools or anything else Apple deems unsuitable. Aside from those issues, a lot of companies will want to offer more licensing options than are possible through the App Store. However, it will be a great place for individuals to get their consumer-level apps from and it will take a lot of burden away from people who have to support them. Conclusion: It's optional, not a lockdown for Mac OS.

Comment: Get Gay (Score 1) 1354

by DViper01 (#28416599) Attached to: Where Does a Geek Find a Social Life?
Hmmm. I have to say that my social life started to happen when I came out. So maybe you should get gay. ;) Seriously, I got real partners as well as fuck buddies since my coming out. I finally can say that I lead a social as well as a sex life. Coming out was the best thing that ever happened to me. Too bad that there aren't a lot of gay geeks out there.

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