I have been collecting scifi/fantasy books for over 40 years, whereas my VCR collection is now collecting dust and my DVD/bluray collection is only 15 years old.
I don't have a problem with them being treated as mental illness, but then I think the cure for such illnesses should be high speed injection of lead to the head, it also comes with the added bonus of no relapse by the subject.
Re just in case nobody want to read this they actually did a bit of research
From the article..
So where have we seen this before? If you are a Trekker, you will remember the scenes from 2009's Star Trek (The Future Begins) where James T. Kirk, Hikaru Sulu and Chief Engineer Olson performed a space dive to the Narada's drill platform. They jumped from a shuttle craft above planet Vulcan wearing high tech suits and used parachutes to land on the rig. “Super” Trekkers will also know about the space dive scene cut from the 1998 Star Trek Generations movie and the holodeck simulated "orbital skydiving" in Star Trek Voyager (Episode 5x03), also in 1998.
So more than just a headline reference to suck in the readers.
But wish I was in outer space.
Vmware Player or Virtual Box are both good starting points on a Windows host, they are free and relatively easy to get started with and use.
Reliability wise they are fine but Virtual Box seems a bit slower and doesn't really give you an upgrade path like VMWares product line.
Unless you are looking to eventually upgrading to a MS Server 2008 based Hyper-V system I wouldn't bother starting off with Microsoft's Virtual-PC/XP-Mode product.
I have no experience with Xen, so can't comment on it, but I'm sure someones else will.
Keep in mind that depending on how big the celeb is, they may have no idea that this is even happening.
If you really are a fan hand it over for reasonable cost, ie your costs for domain registration, but make it clear that you feel hurt and unappreciated by the celeb and would like to know if they are aware of how they have been represented by their lawyer.
If they have pissed you off and you're no longer feeling fannish then post the letter on the site, outline your grievances, post the celbs name and links to the site here on slashdot and others and let the Streisand Effect loose in all its glory, THEN hand it over for reasonable cost, ie your costs for domain registration.
I have to agree Piper's stories are awesome, far reaching and entertaining.
Umm Math dude,
the insurance price gets you 3 times the dollars for 1/2 the production cost. Not saying these numbers are remotely like the real world situation, but if they make financial sense.
don't even need 1 million of them
Whooo.... 45 minutes of free access a month
That's the limit before it stops being free, I'm not sure what all the "paid" services are up in arms about.
Blizzard is classing the servers as having been honorably discharged from service and has turned them into collectors’ items. Each one has a plaque stating the WoW realm name it served along with the month and year of its active duty. There is also a description of why the blade servers are so important to the game, and the signatures of the World of Warcraft team have been included at the bottom."
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