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Comment Re:Now that's just stupid. (Score 1) 555

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are the reasons this place is going to shit.

Comment Re:Now that's just stupid. (Score 0, Troll) 555

I served my country, 5 years in the Marine Corps. I've been all over the world, to countries that saying anything about the leader of that country could get you thrown in prison or worse.
This is a knee-jerk reaction to a kid's momentary lapse of judgement.

You know nothing about me, and it seems, not a whole lot about anything.

Comment Re:Try Arizona (Score 1) 525

No where in the NE (United States at least) does the average humidity level "hover" around 80%, at least not that I could find in my 2 seconds of googling.

That's insane. More like 40-50% is the norm. (Which is still ridiculous. Right now, in Northern Virginia where I live, the temp is 96F with 31% humidity. I just got back from Vegas and it was 109F with much less humidity. Which one was worse? I dunno man, both were stupid hot.

Comment Whaazzaaaa? (Score 1, Funny) 364

What they would like is a way to get rid of the event horizon so that they can see what goes on behind it.

Am I understanding this? We don't really know how black holes work, but we know the event horizon is the point where light and other matter stop "coming out the other side", and in order to see what's on the other side, they want to dstroy a black hole?

two things...

Thing 1: head asplode

Thing 2: How is this a good thing to do? Aren't they basically stating that they don't understand how or why this is occurring, but they want to destroy something to figure out what goes on behind it? When are they planning to do this? December 21st, 2012?

Comment Re:Christ! Really? It's come to this? (Score 0, Flamebait) 260

Actually, Mr "Anonymous Coward", if indeed that is your real name...I have a mix of devices at home and work. iPhone for my phone, macbook pro for my laptop, Dell for desktop, etc. No, I don't have an iPad, and if you'll re-read my signature, you'll note it's a joke.

And, as far as you "developing" apps for the iPhone, I'm sure you're amazingly successful.

I've been in this industry a long fucking time, and I've seen shit come and go. But this time, the consumer isn't even a thought. This is two companies arguing over who gets to put ads on our devices whether we want them there or not. And that's horseshit, IMO.

Oh, and thanks for the course on how software works. I'm sure you're quite successful.

He's dead, Jim.