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Comment Re:In 7th grade... (Score 4, Funny) 225

I hope you didn't damage any essential components.

I didn't really have a chance as it was a short-lived experiment; while I liked to consider the basement workshop to be my own RC lab (aka super-secret lair for The Devising of Strange Contraptions to Masturbate With), the reality was that I needed to disassemble Said Device before I risked having to explain the Purpose to my dad...

Comment Re:Can't Take the Heat........? (Score 2) 836

Technical excellence does not require uncaring aggressiveness.

What kind of idiot would even think of trying to claim that Linus doesn't care?! If his "aggressiveness" (lol, "Don't hurt us, Linus!") isn't an indicator of how much emotion he's got invested in Linux, I don't know what is! ;)

Comment Re:Nail everyone? (Score 1) 618

Then you sue for wrongful termination.

Wow, you make that so easy... however, "he who represents himself has a fool for a client." Or did you conveniently leave out the step where you magically hire an ethical, affordable and competent attorney on contingency? I'm sure it was an oversight on your part... :p

Comment Re:Except GM and BMW executives dont know..... (Score 1) 535

Except GM and BMW executives dont know how to sell a premium brand that makes everyone want to buy it.

GM executives certainly seem to know how to sell a mediocre brand that's marketed as a premium brand that makes the ignorant masses and the nouveau riche want to buy it...

Comment Re:"It would likely cost quite a lot of money ..." (Score 1) 124

Having read literally tens of thousands of books throughout the past ~4 decades (books written in the 1800's and 1900's), I can say that while it may have been in use in the 1600's, it wasn't inserted into Standard American English until very recently... and I have to wonder if we have a fucking cretin of a Millennial to thank for that...

"I'm not afraid of dying, I just don't want to be there when it happens." -- Woody Allen