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Comment: Re:Huge teeth (Score 1) 102

by deathlyslow (#44901625) Attached to: 40-Million-Year-Old 'Walking Whale' Fossil Found In Peru
Citation please. Why? Let's see. I'm at work posting on /. so I've already spent too much time on the internet. I'm not sure I know the correct search terms. It's just too cool to know that I can use the links to gross out my 13 year old who thinks they are just the cutest little things. TIA

Comment: Re:Goodbye Windows (Score 1) 313

by deathlyslow (#42904173) Attached to: Valve Officially Launches Steam For Linux
That's still helping with development. You have to have testers or else they will never get the bugs squashed. One hey this doesn't look right is whining, that can be dismissed. Several people having the same issue means hey there's a bug here that needs to be looked at. Since when has not being a developer excluded you from being a beta tester?

Comment: Re:NEVER trust and AC (Score 2) 279

by deathlyslow (#42387039) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Anti-Spam Service Extortion?
I'm not discounting your points, but it seems he hit a nerve. He did mention that it was an ISP that he works for. Why is it OK for an ISP to allow everything through their network when it comes to other questionable traffic both from and thru their infrastructure but when it comes to spam it's off with their heads. Shouldn't it be all or nothing? If you want ISPs to not be filtering/blocking other information/data that we want, spam should be allowed as well right? I mean it's just data.

Comment: Re:Yay (Score 1) 2987

by deathlyslow (#42291425) Attached to: 27 Reported Killed In Connecticut Elementary School Shooting
Not to be a jerk toward the people in Conn., but yeah you pretty much target the same areas with a gun that you would with a knife, Head, neck/torso. If you don't you are likely just going to mame them and not kill. firearms are also known as ranged weapons. They simply let you be farther away from your target.

Comment: Re:Bureaucracy (Score 1) 735

by deathlyslow (#42290841) Attached to: Solar Panels For Every Home?
My HOA has/had a guy that was like that. He turned me in every other week because my Bermuda grass was too tall. I actually sat on the board because of him. I was put in charge of the architectural control and violations committees. I was able to get the rules that allowed him to be that way changed. We have some very good commonsense rules now. Such as no more than two live chickens can be kept on your property for more than 60 days. No parking in your yard for more than a week without giving the HOA a heads up. Mostly so if there is an actual problem we have a legal leg to stand on. Oh yeah "that Guy", he's now known throughout the sub-division as the angry fat man.

Air pollution is really making us pay through the nose.