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Zarf's Journal: Is it just me or is Slashdot really really hard to use now? 2

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I'm trying to submit a news story about Microsoft charging for Linux and a company actually paying for it... with links... carefully crafted... and I can't submit it because the server says I must wait to submit it.

This is the first story I've submitted in years.

Why do I have to wait?

I haven't commented here in *hours*

If all this is to get people to use slashdot less then I'd say it's working.

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Is it just me or is Slashdot really really hard to use now?

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  • No, wait, you're right.

    Anyway, makes sense. We're not the customers. We're just bait for advertisers.
    • Re: (Score:2, Insightful)

      by Bill Dog (726542)

      Bingo. Slashdot is here to serve us, like "To Serve Man" was.

      This site must be an udder cash cow. If you think about it, web sites are in the business of delivering content and receiving ad revenue for viewership. And like the TV networks found out with going to "reality" shows in primetime, vastly cheaper content is better, as it means greater profits, even with less-satisfied viewers and less of them period. The business model of this site has to be the most lucrative -- all they have to do is pick inflam

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