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Comment: Re:As big a success as the Kin (Score 1) 100

by Pubstar (#49766717) Attached to: Microsoft Reportedly May Acquire BlackBerry
You know, if they made a 4G LTE Sidekick, I'd buy it in a heart beat. I miss my old Sidekick from the day of feature phones and crappy 3G service.

Or I'd settle for a regular high end smart phone with a god damn keyboard. I love swype but I really preferred typing on a slide out keyboard... and not one that felt odd by only having a protruding end on one side (HTC G1).

Comment: Re:Is anyone else bothered? (Score 1) 95

by Pubstar (#49762175) Attached to: Grand Theft Auto V Keeps Raking In Money
Because it looks cool when shit blows up, and I don't just beat up the hookers. Anyone who is out there really. I have to level up my strength stat somehow.

On a more serious note, its just a way to have dumb fun. Sometimes that's what someone wants. I go to school for 12 credits a semester while working a 40+ hour/week job working Hell Desk. Most of the people I play GTAV with are also full time students with jobs. We just want to unwind and enjoy something less mature than we have to be all day long. I know that we don't represent everyone, but I just wanted to provide a contrast to this.

Comment: Re:Well... (Score 1) 281

by Pubstar (#49762073) Attached to: Study: Science Still Seen As a Male Profession
I cant remember what Feminist group is saying something about the Selective Service, but they two major points:

1) The Selective Service should be abolished. There is no reason to have a draft pool anymore.

2) If the Selective Service is to stay, then women should be included in it.

It was a rather large Feminist group, but since Im at work, I cant exactly look up who they are.

Comment: Re:Compelling? (Score 1) 243

by Pubstar (#49733503) Attached to: Why Apple Ditched Its Plan To Build a Television
Check out the Logitech Harmony series of remote controls. They are pretty sweet. Some even let you set up profiles on your smart phone and just one click to do anything. I have one of the cheaper ones myself because its the only remote compatible with some media player I own. Pretty nice to hit "Watch Media" and it turns on the TV, turns on the stereo tuner and sets it to the right selection, then flips the TV to HDMI 2.

Comment: Re:You're dying off (Score 1) 284

by Pubstar (#49723779) Attached to: The Auto Industry May Mimic the 1980s PC Industry
At first I wanted to get pissed at you. Then I saw this post. I feel like Im right at that age to be considered a Millennial (born in 87), but I find that most people my age and younger piss me off, and I never really got into social media outside of occasionally connecting with friends on Facebook. That, and apparently I tend to agree with the older folks her about stuff.

Worth noting that I only have a 93 Integra GS, but I'm planning on putting around $10k into her to make her track ready. I can see how some people just want a nice car, but my car makes me happy. I view it as an extension of myself (not in a materialistic way). The few times I really enjoy myself is driving through canyons and enjoying the road. Again, this is why I wont buy any of these new cars. The assisted steering systems makes it impossible to feel the road.

The solution of this problem is trivial and is left as an exercise for the reader.