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Comment: An EPB Customer's Perspective (Score 5, Informative) 182 182

I was one of the first customers to snag 1 Gbps when EPB dropped the price to $70.

Even though Comcast has announced 2 Gbps, I have 0 intentions of switching. My service is rock solid. Whenever I have a rare question concerning the service, I call EPB and it's a local person who is friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and doesn't immediately blame the problem on user side equipment.

Comment: Re:Linus pissed people didn't do as he wanted. (Score 1) 264 264

You've obviously never read a post by Linus where he was genuinely pissed off. Reading comprehension would tell you that he was expressing mild disgust over the number of people who either failed to comprehend his instructions, or comprehended them and did it anyway.

But hey, believe what you want if it makes you happy! :)

Comment: This is not recent... (Score 1) 1134 1134

It is, however, starting to boil over. History has a way of repeating itself. From my generation, it was the HellKitten incident and the Quake Green Ribbon Campaign. For people who have no clue as to what I'm talking about:

Quake Green Ribbon Campaign

Comment: The devolution of WoW (Score 2) 523 523

I was an early adopter, joining the game in the Vanilla WoW beta. I ran one of the top 5 Alliance raiding guilds on the Bronzebeard server in Vanilla (Exiled Kingdom) until politics and my burn out of having the second job of running a guild killed it. I played regularly until 2009, when I returned to school.

WoW Vanilla was awesome.
The Burning Crusade was okay.
Wrath of the Lich King was epic.
Cataclysm was the beginning of the end.
Mists of Pandaria was the core collapse of the game... I'm still trying to decide if it's a black hole or a neutron star.

Killing theorycrafting by revamping the trees, introducing Pokemon, making Pandarians as a race... It has all contributed to breaking the back of the game. I left WoW and have not been back since. I moved on to Star Wars: The Old Republic and I've not looked back.

The computing field is always in need of new cliches. -- Alan Perlis