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Comment: How can mods take over the site? (Score 1) 308 308

I'm not a reddit user and wonder how all these mods are locking up pages? Presumably the mods aren't employees, so the employees can just remove mod privileges from the problem mods and unlock all those pages. If the mods are employees, then fire them.

Comment: Bitcoin "came crashing down"? (Score 1) 358 358

"The currency is currently worth $250. ..... which began the year at less than $20 and peaked at ten times that by early April – before it all came crashing down." So it started 2013 at less than $20 and went up ten times. That would put it around $200. Now it is $250, and you call that "crashing down"?

Comment: Re:Makes sense (Score 1) 271 271

"Lush" is a well known brand. If people go to they would expect to see Lush cosmetics, not some random guy. Similar for Not sure what the issue is here. He doesn't own the site.

Never heard of Lush before. I suspect you are a Lush employee.

Comment: Re:The comment (Score 0) 233 233

You are overlooking the key part of the statement, "Hadley is a Sandusky waiting to be exposed." Perhaps you are unaware that Jerry Sandusky was a long time assistant coach at Penn State who operated a charity for young, fatherless boys. It was revealed that he had been using his position for years to get into a position to rape some of those young boys.

Why do you presume that the commenter was referring to Jerry Sandusky? Maybe the commenter was referring to a different Sandusky.

Comment: Re:Who the fuck would use something like that? (Score 1) 206 206

In a lot of cases, I'd rather trust Lastpass's security over that of a native website,

You would be trusting that Lastpass's security is NEVER broken though, because once it's broken, they have ALL your passwords. If only one native website is broken though, then only one of your passwords has been taken.

Comment: Re:Charter offered me a job! (Score 1) 479 479

Just as a side note, if you're ever on the phone with an complete asshole, hang up and call right back. Most times you'll get a different person.

Or a complete idiot (rather than asshole). Yesterday I talked to someone at Comcast who kept asking me for my new cable modem's serial number. I gave it to her 5 times before she finally said that it's too long for the serial number. Then she mentioned MAC address, and I was like "Oh you want the MAC address? Then why did you keep saying serial number?" My phone actually disconnected a few seconds later, so when I called back, I talked to a different person who actually had a clue.

Comment: Re:fuck off facebook (Score 1) 74 74

What facebook needs to do is add a dislike button like youtube has.

Youtube changed their comment system so that if you click dislike, nothing happens. It doesn't decrement the number of thumbs up anymore.

If I want to comment on my local government's facebook page to complain about something why the fuck do I have to LIKE them first.

I've commented on FB pages without liking them. Not sure if they changed that recently.

Comment: Re:Circumcised at age 18? (Score 1) 221 221

no different than female circumcision

Um, no, it is hugely different. Circumcising a guy against their will is still wrong, but comparing male circumcision to female circumcision is like comparing an M-80 to an atom bomb. They can both cause destruction, but one is a much larger destruction.

There are actually different types of female circumcision. Some types are worse than male circumcision, but other types are very minor compared to male circumcision (e.g. Type IV - the nicking of the clitoris: Yet ALL types of female circumcision are banned. That means male circumcision should be banned too.

OS/2 must die!