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Comment: Re:I've been using Adblock Edge since Plus sold ou (Score 1) 619

by Kinwolf (#48970889) Attached to: Google, Amazon, Microsoft Reportedly Paid AdBlock Plus To Unblock

years ago. Please explain how uBlock is better.

I *NEVER* see ads (or get the malware from them) on the machines that use Adblock Edge in Firefox, how does it get better than that?

Well, he DID explain it to you, if only you'd take the time to click the provided link that is.

Comment: Re:Stupid (Score 1) 396

by Kinwolf (#48625009) Attached to: Google Proposes To Warn People About Non-SSL Web Sites
I have an SSL certificate from PositiveSSL, and I had to remove it, simply because Chrome and Firefox would put a HUGE warning that the site wasn't ID'ed. Yeah, you can put SSLfor cheap but unlesss you PAY premium for the identification, they still put a huge warning that scare people away. For a hobby website like mine it's worthless to pay for identification. I hope LetsEncrypt will solve that problem

Comment: Sad they chose Yahoo over Bing (Score 1) 400

I'm sad at this. If they wanted to swtich, I'd have prefered Bing at the least. In term of quality search, as far as I'm concerned it goes Google->Bing->Yahoo->DuckDuckGo As an example, I was doing a search to see what are my options to check Boardgamegeek on a mobile without using the main website as it's not mobile friendly at all. So I did this search on all 4 engines: "boardgamegeek on mobile" Google and Bing showed as first result the bgg wiki page on mobile access which has all the relevant information. Yahoo, even though it's using Bing tech, never showed that search result anywhere in the first page, neither did DuckDuckGo, and their search results didn't gave me any answer I was looking for. So, useless in the case of this search. So, pretty sad that they chose Yahoo :(

Comment: The same speech all over again... (Score 1) 590

by Kinwolf (#47465463) Attached to: Marvel's New Thor Will Be a Woman
And this new Thor isn't a temporary female substitute — she's now the one and only Thor, and she is worthy! They said the same thing back then for the new Spiderman, the new Green Lantern(DC), the new ... you get it. When sales plummet for a few months(like they always do, because comic books oldies only like their sacred Statu Quo), they'll bring back the old Thor fast enough.

Comment: Re:Excessive greed. (Score 4, Insightful) 112

by Kinwolf (#44960983) Attached to: Gaming Legends Discuss Using Kickstarter For Their Next Projects
Indeed, it is following the same path as Ebay, which was once an awesome place to find and sell older stuff, but these days it's populated at 98% by Ebay Stores with set prices, and lost it's usefullness as an auction site. Kickstarter is going that way too, it started as a great place for new, small projects, but is being overrun now by corps who uses it as a launch platform for their next product.

"An entire fraternity of strapping Wall-Street-bound youth. Hell - this is going to be a blood bath!" -- Post Bros. Comics