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An anonymous reader writes: In an attempt to modernize Slashdot, Dice has removed everything that made Slashdot unique and worthwhile and has turned it into a generic blog site. User feedback has been unanimously negative, but this is to no avail, and users will have to head elsewhere for insightful and entertaining commentary on tech news.
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Comment: Re:Politics aside, wtf is wrong with Google? (Score 1) 650

by hpycmprok (#33402460) Attached to: Just Where Is The Lincoln Memorial, Anyhow?

Anarchists rallies?

Right - C'mon Anarchists lets get organized!! Meeting at 2:00pm Today! Bring your calendars and a copy of Robert's Rules... first order of business, elect a parlamentarian and draft some by-laws.

Because we Anarchists believe in.... wait just a minute... oh yeah.

Comment: Ammonia (Score 1) 167

by hpycmprok (#32556490) Attached to: Newly Discovered Bacteria Could Aid Oil Cleanup

Nice. New bacteria. I don't have time to go look it up, but somebody else might... I'm under the impression that the whole process of breaking down hydrocarbons eventually leads to a drastic increase in ammonia and related compounds, and severe oxygen depletion. Even (especially?) biological processes. Somebody once posted a nice short progression of the basic chemistry involved in a similar topic here on /. not too long ago.

Ain't nothin' free. Break it down? It has to break down into something...

Comment: Daylight Savings Time (Score 1) 356

by hpycmprok (#32430330) Attached to: Rumor of Betelgeuse's Death Greatly Exaggerated

Did anyone else RTFA and notice that the original author concedes that 'The extra hour of light from daylight savings time won't burn the crops, but this might.' ??

WTF? So - people freaked out over this new doom also accept that daylight savings time creates an extra hour of daylight. But that's ok - that won't burn the crops. 24 hours of daylight might.


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