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Comment: You already... (Score 1) 734

by Jerry Rivers (#49193821) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Should I Let My Kids Become American Citizens?

...know the answer.

For tax and draft reasons alone you should not burden your children with U.S. citizenship. If, as adults, they really want to move to the U.S. they may be able to find a corporate sponsor, or, if they are rich enough, sponsor themselves.

It just isn't worth it IMHO, and I'm a naturalized U.S. citizen.

Comment: Re:They tried to raise prices 20% unnanounced (Score 1) 392

We cut the cord 3 years ago November 1st. The only think I really miss is college football - but hey - there is a radio for that! And now that I have Sonos, which I can use to pipe TuneIn throughout the house and listen - it's awesome. Netflix is the only content we pay for on a monthly basis, and it'll be another year before I've watched everything on there I want to see.

If your provider subscribes to ESPN3 you can get lots of college and CFL games.

I ditched cable TV more than 10 years ago. Haven't missed one second of it.

Comment: too hard to read (Score 1) 172

by Jerry Rivers (#44688289) Attached to: Yahoo! Sports Redesign Sparks Controversy, Disdain From Users

IMHO, white text on black is nearly always an amateurish design, bereft of creativity and solid design technique. I avoid reading such sites because I find them tiresome on the eyes. Just give me plain ol' black type on a white/light coloured background. That provides the most contrast is thus easiest to read, for me at least.

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