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Comment: Multi-Use Emergency Go Bags (Score 3, Informative) 191

by l0ungeb0y (#47744121) Attached to: Slashdot Asks: How Prepared Are You For an Earthquake?
I have 3 identical Backpacks that contain the following 1 Pump Action Shot Gun 1 .45 handgun 10 boxes of ammo for each gun 1 machete 1 Spyder hunting/Utility knife Magnesium Firestarter LED Flashlight Compass a couple dozen dehydrated meals Sumo mini cooker 4 propane cans for teh Sumo 2 gallons of Water A couple pouches of Beef Jerky Bivy Sack Tarp 2 20" lengths of nylon rope 1 travel sized 1st Aid kit I keep one in my Car, one at home in the Hall Closet and one as a GeoStash out in an outlaying sparsely populated area I can get to by foot if needed. The contents of these bags are very versatile and will cover me in the case of Zombie Apocalypse, Governmental Collapse/Tyranny, Alien Invasion and oh yes... Earth Quakes

Comment: Re:Punishes fans? (Score 1) 216

by l0ungeb0y (#47638343) Attached to: NFL Fights To Save TV Blackout Rule Despite $9 Billion Revenue

Sounds like the obvious answer is "Then don't watch it."

People such as yourself who tell people to just give something up if they don't like a particular issue with it are fucking morons. The world is not made of absolutes, nothing is perfect and companies are out to make a profit off the back of the consumer.

And if you had any actual capacity for thought in that little numbnut that rattles around in that cranial cavity of yours, you'd have realized that that bit about "consumers will govern companies in the market place" is antiquated 19th century BULLSHIT that no longer has any merit.

Companies no longer need to care about the consumer, when they have so many different ways of obtaining revenue without having to rely upon the pennies you have to offer. And it's a well known fact that the most PROFITABLE companies are the most HATED by consumers. Companies like Comcast are laughing all the way to the bank. Seems pissing all over consumers pays quite well.

You think ticket sales amounts to fuck-all compared to all the Licensing and Merchandising fees the NFL takes in every year? Fact is there is not a single Public Company that you can control with your little fist full of pocket change. And the only thing consumers hurt by giving up services for things they actually enjoy over idealistic bullshit is themselves -- not the corporate target of their ire.

Comment: Re:Space Drive or Global Warming? (Score 1) 315

by ivano (#47628395) Attached to: Why the "NASA Tested Space Drive" Is Bad Science

Furthermore, we don't even know how the regular, massive swings in global temperature happen.

And this is what pisses me off with the climate "skeptics". If you don't know how the system will react when you're increasing the concentration of CO2 then why not err on the side of mitigating the CO2 concentrations instead of "business as usual".

Comment: The TSDB tracks names, not people. (Score 1) 256

by wiredog (#47613967) Attached to: 40% Of People On Terror Watch List Have No Terrorist Ties

There is a many to many mapping of those. (Should be many to one, but nothing is perfect.)

That is, my slashdot user name is one "name", so is my "real" name that people call me, which is not the full name on my birth certificate. So that's three names for one person.

Also, not all terrorist groups are in the middle east, or Muslim. Several are right here in the US, and Christian. (Or Jewish, not sure if any atheist groups are in the US).

Comment: Re:One way mirror (Score 3, Insightful) 78

by l0ungeb0y (#47612127) Attached to: EFF: US Gov't Bid To Alter Court Record in <em>Jewel v. NSA</em>
If you believe that elections actually matter at all, I am sorry to inform you that you are seriously deluded. Corporations write the laws, Corporations have their lobbyists give the law to their pet Congressman, Congressman gets kickbacks and hot insider trading tips. You, the "pleeb taxpayer" get fucked in the ass. It doesn't matter who you vote for, blue or red, it's all just a shell game for the people with the real power.

Comment: What's he big deal? (Score 1) 80

by l0ungeb0y (#47597581) Attached to: Mozilla Dumps Info of 76,000 Developers To Public Web Server
Back in the day you'd count yourself lucky be be dumped onto a server to play a serious of deadly games on an electric matrix in the hopes of finally having a face off with the Overseer of Games, who looks just like your dick-head suspender wearing boss who always asking you to "ummmm yeah, come in on Saturday mmmm'kay?" like a question, as if you could actually say no, in heated one on one combat, only to ultimately prevail when you send a blazing disk straight through his face and watch in rapt glee as he disintegrates before your eyes.

Comment: Re:compared to hash database, with antivirus (Score 1) 790

A distinction can be made here

I'm sorry, but what exactly was this distinction? Maybe you see some distinction here -- I see this as spying with the intent to pass on data about me to others. And just because I don't dabble in CP, I wonder what other things they "tip" off about? Political leaning, "trigger" keywords? The point is, Google has shown they are a very active part of the Totalitarian System that pits the interests of an overbearing and increasingly fascist Government and crony Corporate Personhoods over the interests of the "sheeple" by monitoring and reporting every aspect of their lives in order and circumvent any remnants of Constitutional Protections, since Google doesn't have to give a shit about your "rights".

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments. -- Earl Wilson