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Comment: Re:Who is this director? (Score 1) 214

by Monkey-Man2000 (#49146993) Attached to: Harrison Ford To Return In Blade Runner Sequel

I've never seen any of this directors movies. What make him qualified to work on this?

He's not Ridley Scott, and therefore Harrison Ford would potentially be able to put up with him long enough to make another Blade Runner movie. Supposedly, a principal reason why this movie has been delayed so long was because of how much Harrison hated working with Ridley.

Comment: Re:FreeBSD (Score 1) 754

by Monkey-Man2000 (#49061975) Attached to: Removing Libsystemd0 From a Live-running Debian System

Full disclosure: It's been many years since I tried FreeBSD, but I rather liked it for the light server install I made.

Anyway, you make it sound like the participants of the BSD forums were maliciously not helping you, but the reality was probably more like they simply didn't have enough people (or any!) with your hardware combination. This may be a valid concern, especially for a company, but who thinks FreeBSD is trying to realistically compete head-to-head with RHEL (and by extension CentOS) especially in regards to support?

Comment: Re:The Once and Mighty Slashdot (Score 1, Troll) 240

by Monkey-Man2000 (#49053847) Attached to: Notorious 8chan Board Has History Wiped After Federal Judge's Doxing

Actually, you're the one engaging in misdirection. All it takes is a few minutes of reading pol on either chan site to see that the boards are primarily made up of white supremacist posters, and it only takes a glance at the board listing of 8chan to see that they harbour actual pedophiles as well.

The /pol/s are troll boards and if you spent anytime there you would know it. It's not fucking stormfront.

However, do keep calling people "sjw" when they spout the truth -it helps people to realize that you GG scum lie to yourselves as well as to the rest of us.

I call you sjw when you conspire to flagrantly slander others using an "us" vs "them" approach just to justify your ego. That's what makes the ANTI-GG people the real fascists.

Comment: Re:Tim Cook, Just buy Telsa (Score 0) 138

by Monkey-Man2000 (#49053819) Attached to: Apple Hiring Automotive Experts

Also keep in mind that Tim Cook is brilliant too. There probably isn't a better tech CEO anywhere when it comes to hardball negotiations, logistical strategy and planning.

I'm genuinely interested, but what evidence is there of that? So far, my impressions have been he's the Steve Ballmer of Apple. That is, not the visionary but trying to maintain the status quo and futilely trying to break into other markets. Maybe that's enough to be more brilliant than other tech CEOs though (e.g., the MS trojan CEO at Nokia that tanked them)?

Comment: Re:As long as he isn't the focus of the MCU (Score 1) 98

by Monkey-Man2000 (#49026933) Attached to: Spider-Man Finally Joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe

What about Iron Man vs. Hulk? That would be a matchup! :)

From the trailers it looks like we'll see in the new Avengers. But the answer will be Iron Man in the Hulkbuster suit. As for the others, the whole premise is that Spider-Man is like a spider and can pick up MANY times his own weight, so I think you are underestimating his chances against the others. He may be scrawny but I always imaged him being able to go toe-to-toe with the Hulk by dropping a building on him or something.

Comment: Re:The only people who consider GG as trolls are.. (Score 1) 467

by Monkey-Man2000 (#48994581) Attached to: Twitter CEO: "We Suck" At Dealing With Trolls, Vows To Kick Them Out

Every time I think of Gamergate, I'm reminded of that scene in PCU where the protestors break out the blank placards and start writing the latest liberal cause-of-the-moment slogans on them. Some people are just always looking for an oppressor to blame for all their problems, and some cause to give their pathetic lives some meaning. And being the drama queens they are, they feed on any criticism as further evidence that they're being oppressed.

I'm confused, are you talking about the GG or the anti-GG people? Maybe that's implicitly your point and this is just a good example of one of those first world problems.

Stinginess with privileges is kindness in disguise. -- Guide to VAX/VMS Security, Sep. 1984