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Comment: Re: This is MY suggestion on how to start to fix t (Score 1) 139

by Ksevio (#48682881) Attached to: 13,000 Passwords, Usernames Leaked For Major Commerce, Porn Sites
If I didn't have a credit card I guess I'd use a debit card or go to the bank to take out cash. It would be more of a hassle, but those are the alternatives. It's true I do have to pay my bill every month - takes about 5 minutes to login to the website, review the month's purchases, and click "pay bill". I could have it automatically pay (sort of like a debit card), but I like to see what I spent money on the most over the month. Not really a cost.

I also get 1-3% cash back so the higher prices that everyone pays get to me in the form of a check every few months.

Comment: Re: Vandalism unnecessary. (Score 1) 87

by Ksevio (#48680263) Attached to: Prosecutors Raid LG Offices Over Alleged Vandalism of Samsung Dishwashers
Newer fridges are much more energy-efficient and cheaper compared to those old models. If you bought an expensive one marked as reliable instead of the cheapest one out there then it would last more than 5 years. The stuff that wasn't as over engineered from the past hasn't survived so we only see the stuff that was.

Comment: Re:Gawd I hated it! (Score 3) 234

by Ksevio (#48662831) Attached to: The Slow Death of Voice Mail

And smartphones are worse, some giving you the date and time that the phone call was made before playing the message.

That's not something specific to smartphones - that's something that comes from phone companies and voice mail (compared to answering machines of the past) in general. My smartphone has a voice mail app now that lets me just select the message and click "play" - a large improvement.

Comment: Re:And how many were terrorists? Oh, right, zero. (Score 2) 276

by Ksevio (#48654873) Attached to: TSA Has Record-Breaking Haul In 2014: Guns, Cannons, and Swords
If they were terrorists, the TSA probably should have done something like stopped them from getting on the airplane and calling law enforcement. It's somewhat ridiculous to think that there are potential terrorists getting on planes and all we're doing about them is throwing their bombs in the trash before the board.

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