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Woman Claims Wii Fit Caused Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome 380

Posted by samzenpus
from the can't-stop-playing dept.
Amanda Flowers always liked her Wii Fit but now she can't get enough of it. Amanda claims a fall from her balance board damaged a nerve and has left her suffering from persistent sexual arousal syndrome. From the article: "The catering worker said: 'It began as a twinge down below before surging through my body. Sometimes it built up into a trembling orgasm.' A doctor diagnosed her with persistent sexual arousal syndrome due to a damaged nerve."
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Raleigh Councilman Offers Child Naming Rights To Google 121

Posted by samzenpus
from the youtube-is-your-godfather dept.
Anonymous Meoward writes "In what may be the weirdest perk proposed by a municipal authority to entice business, city councilman Bonner Gaylord has offered to name his unborn children Sergey and Larry, after the founders of Google. All he wants in return is the search giant to build its proposed high-speed fiber-optic network in Raleigh."

Comment: are you fracking serious? how about context? (Score 0) 419

by Grandmaster Mort (#31546502) Attached to: YouTube <em>Was</em> Evil, and Google Knew It

I don't know why this article was even posted. Mike Masnick actually put some time into READING the court documents, and Viacom (just like this poster) is taking things WAY out of context.

    http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20100319/1237138636.shtml

Read The Fracking Article!

Comment: "Apple are..."? (Score 0, Troll) 185

by Grandmaster Mort (#30502750) Attached to: Making Sense of the Cellphone Landscape

Seriously, WTF is wrong with people's grammar these days? Collective nouns such as company names are almost ALWAYS considered to be singular. Yet I have seen a rash of idiotic grammatical errors due to someone trying to be cute and different with subject-verb agreement.

Look it up.

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/plurals.htm
(under "Collective Nouns, Company Names, Family Names, Sports Teams")

So just in case you could not figure out the proper subject-verb agreement, it is "Apple is..." in your last sentence.

Comment: There was a Comcast outage Saturday midday... (Score 1) 502

by Grandmaster Mort (#22991952) Attached to: Comcast Blocks Web Browsing
It makes me wonder if their new network management tool had failed at some point because my local Comcast number was completely overloaded (getting "the call could not be completed as dialed" telco messages). Obviously something had broke, and even my father called me before I woke up on Saturday about the problem.

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