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Comment: Re:Seriously?!? (Score 1) 648

by chromeshadow (#26210301) Attached to: Psystar Claims Apple Forgot To Copyright Mac OS

Imagine Dell selling dull gray OSX computers for half the price Apple does?

Isn't this meme past it's sell-by date? Can anyone provide a link to this Dell machine which provides the same performance and features as an existing Apple machine at *half* the price? Oh, didn't you mean *half*? Were you just exaggerating for effect? Did you mean that there's an Apple premium? Perhaps you meant that some people are willing to pay a little more than bargain-basement prices because someone's put more than the bare minimum of effort into bolting together a pile of commodity parts and making sure the damn thing works without the user spending un-costed hours chasing down drivers?

Comment: Re:Spycraft: The Great Game (Score 1) 249

by chromeshadow (#26133043) Attached to: Torture in Games
Regarding using Tasers and pepper spray in training: I've always thought that was a bit unrealistic. It's always portrayed as taking the biggest guy in the room, getting his buddies to hold his arms, giving him a clear warning then tasing/whatevering him, then immediately rushing in with the appropriate aftercare. Wouldn't it be more realistic to take the group out on the town, get everyone drunk then tease the big guy about his sexuality for an hour, then fry him / hose him down without warning and keep doing it until he's 'compliant'?

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