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Comment: Re:Yes (Score 3, Insightful) 216 216

by Tacticus.v1 (#43343593) Attached to: Why You Should Worry About the Future of Chromebooks

Because android isn't that nice at providing a good desktop environment.
the chromebook with normal nix running on it would allow much better interaction.
I say this as someone with a very nice nexus 7 and an android phone.

Though take the arm chip out of the nexus 10 and give me a linux laptop with the chromebook pixels monitor\keyboard and most importantly battery :)

Comment: Re:$3600 ship (Score 1) 398 398

by Tacticus.v1 (#42732629) Attached to: How <em>EVE Online</em> Dealt With a 3,000-Player Battle

I believe one of the pirates started "locking up" the initial leviathan in an attempt to prevent it from escaping.

and in the initial stages i would imagine that they did not anticipate meeting as many as they did so throwing in the extra ships for an extraction made sense with imperfect intelligence

Comment: Re:In Australia this has been handled legislativel (Score 1) 342 342

by Tacticus.v1 (#42402429) Attached to: Give Us Your Personal Data Or Pay Full Fare

I don't know of an airline in .au (other than weight challenged ones) that charge for carry-on.
though the rest of your issues are quite valid. prices advertised are usually ones without checked luggage. Choosing a seat in advance of check in (when booking) is extra, Better seats are extra, upfront seats are better (i don't see how these are better when flying the cheaper airlines as they typically do fore and aft boarding)
priority lanes are also not included

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