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Comment Re: Irony (Score 1) 47

Sorry but you misunderstand me - my bad

Humor is probably the only weapon we have at this point and I understand that.

I've seen two people I love die this way and its probably the worst possible way to go. The brain is the last thing to go and its aware as the body dies around it. It's horrifying to see. With cancer at least the victim can put up a fight until the end - with this there is no fight.

God bless you and your Uncle.

Comment REM said it best (Score 1) 421

Fall On Me
Song by R.E.M.

There's a problem, feathers, iron
Bargain buildings, weights and pulleys
Feathers hit the ground
Before the weight can leave the air

Buy the sky and sell the sky
And tell the sky, and tell the sky
Fall on me (what is it up in the air for)
Fall on me (if it's there for long)
Fall on me (it's over, it's over me)

There's the progress
We have found a way to talk around the problem
Building towers
Foresight isn't anything at all

Buy the sky and sell the sky
And bleed the sky and tell the sky
Fall on me (what is it up in the air for)
Fall on me (if it's there for long)
Fall on me (it's over, it's over me)
Fall on me
(Well I would keep it above but then it wouldn't be sky any more)
(So if I send it to you you've got to promise to keep it home)

Comment I will miss them.. (Score 1) 242

... but I admit its all nostalgia

I cant think of how many times I thought "I will just go to Radio Shack and get that cable/adapter/thingy I need"

Now I just use Amazon prime like everyone else or a dozen others. Their prices always sucked because they knew they were the only choice you had.

It used to be the coolest store at the mall. Realistic audio gear, CB radios and all things cool and very geeky.

I'll miss you Radio Shack. It was a good run. You just couldn't stay relavent long enough. R. I. P.

Comment Right about now ... (Score 5, Funny) 240

.... there is a group of engineers ...

- Flop sweating their asses off
- Furiously searching their email for that ass-covering memo to their boss about the pricey "redundant this" or "redundant that" that the boss was too cheap to get
- Wondering if there is enough alcohol on earth for what they will need later tonight

It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice versa.