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Comment: Usenet is the new Slashdot (Score -1) 32

by RocketRabbit (#47328761) Attached to: CMU System Lets You Get To the Good Parts of Video, Fast

Come to the last non-commercial, unkillable, non-Dice-affiliated forum on the internet - Usenet! Misc.news.internet.discuss and comp.misc are the new Slashdot (one computer related, the other just miscellaneous news). Sick of Rob's slashvertisements? Timothy's awful editing and dupes? Need to post some GNAA spam or just get a complaint about Scientology off your chest? Do it in style on Usenet!

Fuck Dice. They just killed Freshmeat - how long until Slashdot is toast too?

Comment: Samsung = Korean state spy gadgets (Score -1, Flamebait) 62

by RocketRabbit (#46943031) Attached to: Samsung 'Smart' Camera Easily Hackable

I thought everybody knew that most Samsung electronics are basically just spy gadgets. This includes their phones and TVs as well. After the baseband modem flaw / fiasco why would you assume any Samsung gadget with a processor and a radio is any better?

Keep using them, especially if you work with sensitive information - the Korean economy thanks you as does one of their largest military contractors, Samsung.

Oh and Google won't mind skimming a bit of your data off the top either.

Comment: Comp.misc on Usenet is the new Slashdot (Score -1) 269

by RocketRabbit (#46507949) Attached to: Big Bang's Smoking Gun Found

While it is unlikely that anybody will bother to attempt to replicate the discovery of these gravity waves, as nobody wants to realize it was just a unit conversion error, what people do know is that Dice has sucked the life out of Slashdot. Come join us on comp.misc, and if your ISP no longer provides Usenet look up Eternal September.

Brian Greene is going to be there defending his hare-brained "predictions" so it should be a lot of fun for everybody.

Comment: Tired of Slashdot? Come to comp.misc on Usenet! (Score 0, Interesting) 137

by RocketRabbit (#46300197) Attached to: Why Your Online Impersonation of a 16-year Old Girl Won't Last Long

When a blatant attempt to plug a link such as this submission pisses you off, you have a choice. You can stick around and continue to be fed drivel, or you can come (back?) to Usenet where the air is clean. Eternal September is a good reliable free Usenet server, and comp.misc is the new official Slashdot replacement,

Comment: Usenet is the new Slashdot, see you in comp.misc! (Score -1, Flamebait) 29

by RocketRabbit (#46234817) Attached to: Unlocking 120 Years of Images of the Night Sky

Usenet is the new Slashdot, see you in comp.misc! If you're tired of the ad-driven, monetized internet, please come join us on Usenet, at comp.misc - get your free Usenet account at Eternal September. Why boycott for a week, or keep dribbling content into a site run by people who don't value you, when you can join the original, free, uncensored, non-commercial, distributed forum!

See you all there!

Comment: Usenet is the new Slashdot, see you in comp.misc (Score -1, Offtopic) 158

by RocketRabbit (#46202727) Attached to: L.A. Building's Lights Interfere With Cellular Network, FCC Says

Because Beta has exposed a fatal flaw in web- based communities, ie that the current owner of a domain around which a community has formed can choose to do whatever they like, the new official Slashdot is on Usenet, at comp.misc and I hope to see you all there.

Eternal September is a free Usenet provider, with the caveat that they do not carry binary (warez+porn) groups. Head on over and get your account today, and then we'll see each other on comp.misc!

Comment: Usenet is the new Slashdot! (Score 1) 164

by RocketRabbit (#46194207) Attached to: German Domain Registrar Liable For Copyright Infringement

Just hop on over to Eternal September and get your free account. The official new replacement for Slashdot is comp.misc - see you all there!

Other people are trying to get something off the ground, but all the ideas they have had so far involve ad revenue, overlords with administrative powers, and basically all the components that eventually combined into the shit-nano that is currently known as Slashdot.

See you all on Usenet, the censorship-free, decentralized, JavaScript-free, blind-friendly, non commercial wave of the future.

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