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Comment: Re:Speaking of "Run, Forrest: RUN!!!" Coren22 (Score 1) 197 197

Why is that so funny? You do it all the time, you lunatic. People down-mod your posts because they have absolutely nothing to do with the discussion. I know these are important things in your head, but out here in the real world they are trivial matters people just don't care about. Please. Get some help. You are wasting your life.

Comment: Re:How else are you going to do it? (Score 1) 242 242

So you have the user define the password, and just send them a one-time activation link. If the user needs to reset the password, send them an email with a one-time reset link. That's a lot better than sending out a password over plain text. Sure, sensitive information is in the emails, but it expires quickly. The password will be the password for a relatively long time.

Comment: Re:The exact opposite of what Niantic should do (Score 1) 130 130

Or they don't want people walking around fucking memorials to millions of dead people while playing a game. Is the concept of respect so foreign to you that you leap immediately to some faux-outrage conclusion as the only possible explanation? It's not political correctness but basic human decency, something you seem to not find at all worthy. You suck as a human being.

Comment: Re:Denial (Score 0) 130 130

No one is denying the holocaust happened, they just don't want gamers traipsing around the place with their faces glued to their screens, disturbing the people who went there to remember the millions of dead and abused who passed through gates at the camps in question, and at other such camps. You might want to work on your reading comprehension.

Comment: Re:What exactly is a "death camp"? (Score 1) 130 130

They deleted them to save the camps from being disrupted by idiots walking around playing games on their phones. It shows an utter lack of respect to encourage actions like that. Visiting a historical site (or museum) is far more than simply going there.

Comment: Re:I still don't get this (Score 1) 130 130

Are you that socially retarded that you can't see that leading people to a hallowed place in order to play a completely unrelated game is tasteless beyond belief? It's not about being outraged, but common human decency. You're the one being lazily outraged, it seems. If you spend some time actually thinking about this, it's pretty obvious. You wouldn't want a portal on your parents' grave, would you?

Comment: Re:Ingress. (Score 1) 130 130

Well, I guess it sucks if you don't have many historic sites where you are, but in the environs of these camps there are a lot of other historic sites which are also not memorials to the death and suffering of millions of people in recent history. "Historic site" can, and does, mean a lot more than death camps. There is a lot of space between "boring Phoenix" and "Place where a million people were killed" - one doesn't have to leap from one to the other. Also bear in mind that while you might be actually interested in the places you are brought to, many people will just be staring mindlessly at their phones. That is rather distracting to people who go to these camps to honour the dead, and shows a complete lack of respect.

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