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Comment: Re:Now maybe we can get some decent internet limit (Score 1) 100

by Starayo (#34357246) Attached to: Australian Telstra Monopoly Dead
500GB download assuming you upload as much as you download...

Furthermore, there is no on or off peak on that internode plan. It's a flat terabyte, anytime.

Add to that the fact that your upload speed will usually be 1/10th or less than your download speed and it doesn't seem too bad unless you're a super heavy user. I manage to burn my way through most or all of 200GB a month pretty easily.

Comment: Re:Australian Tokay makes me sad (Score 1) 302

by Starayo (#33473952) Attached to: Australia Adopts EU's Geographical Indicator System For Wine
All the Rutherglen wineries are fantastic. I think I've tried that Tokay, I remember the guy who I talked to when I was tasting it told me about the situation with the naming, I don't recall what the replacement name was but I know it was stupid.

I'm also disappointed at the ban on the name "port". I rarely drink but when I do it's usually port. Next time I feel like a bottle I won't know what to buy!

Comment: Re:Finally! (Score 5, Funny) 220

by Starayo (#32080726) Attached to: <em>StarCraft II</em> To Be Released On July 27
I'm going to be pwning noobs until "pwning noobs" is a ridiculously outdated term and then I'll beat my grandkids at whatever game they're playing and I'll go "Yeah! I pwned you little noobs! Old school!" and they'll groan and go "graaaaandpaaaaaa". It'll be awesome.

Is it bad that I want to troll my hypothetical grandkids?

Comment: Re:Last I checked... (Score 1) 123

by Starayo (#32052362) Attached to: Kid Health Experts Attack Video Game Summer Camp
Ahahah, I remember when I thought high school teachers knew basic math as well. Those were the days.

I went to a public school and got anywhere from 1-3 hours homework per class per day. Which is anywhere from 5-15 hours worth. Never did any of it myself, of course, because there were no real consequences for me besides the odd half lunch detention and I aced all tests anyway. Fuck them if they think I'll do their inane work. If I'm doing inane work I'd better be getting paid for it.

Good ol' public schools.

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