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Comment Re:So What (Score 1) 312 312

Well, indeed. What's the difference between "a safe space for women" and "a safe space for white supremacists"? And who in their right mind can think it's a good idea to have a DNA profile online? Even if set to private, it's begging to get hacked.

I'm sure that most white supremacists think their background is lily-white and are more than willing to set their profile to public until they learn the embarrassing truth that they got the "uppity" gene from an ancestor that they consider a troglodyte. Nobody in Europe, The Americas or Australia is that pure anything any more.

Comment Re:I have a likely alternative (Score 1) 446 446

Must of been a big hit to the ego to find your spouse's profile on the cheating site you worked at; then to add insult to injury you get laid off because your spouse was a member and you can't even confront them because of the NDA you signed!

Comment Re: Who? (Score 3, Informative) 574 574

(also - the Wailin' Jennys' version of "Old Man" is far superior to Neil Young's own...)

That's because Waylon Jennings can sing in key, in time and his voice doesn't sound like a tomcat being gang-raped; his complaints about the lack of sound quality on streaming services is likely self-delusion. Most of the air play he still gets is due to CanCon regulations.

Comment Re:What about (Score 1) 51 51

Basically we have 3 choices:
1, Say fuck the environment and install all kind of bird-choppers and fish shreaders as renewable energy generators, that usually take more energy to make and install than they'll ever produce.
2. Go big with fission, gen 4 uranium for now, thorium in the near future, that way we might get a hydrogen economy off the ground too and really protect the environment
3. Stay the present course, it hasn't warmed for over 18 years anyway.

Comment Re:I'll get right on it ... (Score 1) 300 300

I'm installing Windows 10 right now, just so that we can watch Microsoft's empire crumble ...

Microsoft's empire has been crumbling since August 24, 1995 when Win95 was released, and that's slight before netcraft shown the demise of netBSD, and Linux was predicted to take over the desktop; and on a lighter note, Duke Nukem Forever has been released and we'll have fly cars any year now.

Comment Re:Other examples (Score 1) 300 300

Tab Cola had several problems, one it tasted like cola unlike Coke and Pepsi, much more like RC Cola, it was purchased to compete with RC's Diet Rite cola, It used sodium saccharin, which has been the target of several attempts to be listed as a health hazard, but those commercials killed them,, everybody remembers the commercial, few remembered the product.

Machines that have broken down will work perfectly when the repairman arrives.