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Comment: Re:And people wonder why the US is going broke... (Score 1) 728

by PerfectionLost (#42983663) Attached to: For Businesses, the College Degree Is the New High School Diploma

After you're done reading a book, you put it down, and maybe never even read it again. After you read 100 resumes, and pick a couple to talk to the people you have to hire someone. That someone will be in your life for the forseable future. It makes the consequence of picking a bad or--even worse--a mediocre candidate a serious decision. Its much worse to hire a mediocre employee because it will take you longer to figure out they are no good, and even longer to get rid of them.

Comment: Re:Analysts saying the obvious? (Score 1) 171

by PerfectionLost (#42731449) Attached to: RIM's BB10 Campaign Requires Some Serious Work

They already did this:

They even sent me a free tablet on the hopes I'd build an app for them.

It was a pretty sweet deal I have to admit.

Comment: Re:Finally (Score 1) 224

by Bold_Cucumber (#42667649) Attached to: WotC Releases Old <em>Dungeons &amp; Dragons</em> Catalog As PDFs

I ended up pirating the entire catalog of D&D products because I couldn't find the AD&D 2nd Edition books for sale in either print or PDF form. So at least in my case, not printing them in the first place lead to piracy. Hopefully more companies get with the program.

Actually there is a plethora of old D&D stuff on ebay, mostly going for prices less than original retail. I've been amassing a pretty large collection of everything I can find from the very beginning through 2e. So far I have about 130 individual rulebooks/modules/sourcebooks/etc, and about 150 issues of Dragon. The nostalgia is so sweet.

The absent ones are always at fault.