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Comment Re:Kickstarter forever (Score 1) 91 91

You are free to piss away your money on any damned thing you want to.

But, in general, I'd say it's a fair observation that Kick Starter mostly serves to fund people who have an idea, and nothing else ... who may or may not reach their goals, and who will probably still go under, leaving all of your stuff in the hands of an entity you wouldn't have started a business relationship with.

From the stories we see, it really has the hallmarks of a Ponzi scheme as a bunch of guys play the get-rich-quick game by pretending they have a business plan.

I've never heard of either Razer or Ouya, but the news stories I've seen over the last few years says I'd never pay into a Kick Starter.

Who you give your money to is your damned business.

It's like PT Barnum said, there's a sucker born every minute.

Razer has been around for years. Known for making "gaming" peripherals for the PC such as keyboards and mice. They're not running any kickstarter campaign here, they're absorbing some technical talent from a former kickstarter company to do something similar to what that company did. RTFA.

Comment Re:Lame duck (Score 2, Insightful) 211 211

Helped improve race relations? Are you kidding me?! He's just as bad as as the ambulance chasers crazy uncle Al and Jesse. Any opportunity that presents itself to capitalize on some "race related" situation (Baltimore, Ferguson, Travon) he pounces on to keep fanning the flames of hatred for any who are not black. Seems to me he's purposely trying to prompt a race war, not "improve relations".

Comment New Console Hardware (Score 2) 223 223

And here everyone was praising the new console's hardware platform being more PC like as a good thing. We all thought it was going to make porting these made for console games so much easier. Guess we didn't account for laziness, incompetence and being cheap.

Comment Re:To all you Obama supporters (Score 1) 165 165

Go Fuck. Yourselves.

I agree with this. Also, it doesn't matter who is elected in, they all serve the same masters. Which is why you see Nobama acting just as bad as Bush etc... whoever comes next, assuming Obama doesn't declare himself Emperor... will be worse.

Comment Re:INFORMATION (Score 1) 202 202

--- anonymous uverse tech This is whats going on, any new gateway or exisiting gateway that is restarted will not be able to obtain service. The DHCP servers are overloaded and over capacity, CMS has disabled their northbound API so no provisioning can get thru in order to lessen the load. Its not affecting everyone in the affected areas, and as a precaution NO ONE should attempt to powercycle or reset their gateway for any reason.

LOL, I bet Level 1 tech scripts are really useful now. Sir, have you rebooted your router? Please reboot your router, awwww

Comment Re:Basement Dweller (Score 1) 337 337

My apologies, I did not realize you were mentally deficient. I didn't mean to make fun.

Let me explain so even you can understand. Hypothetical situation (means not real, but could be): I install Linux on a spare PC I have laying around. I attempt to install the driver for the graphics card in this spare PC. I click the button labeled "click here to install just works graphics driver". It doesn't work, gives an error message. Do some reading online, find other people with same problem, they say go to CLI and type this to make it work. I do so and it now "just works". This is my personal "experience" with installing a driver in Linux.

You do the same, click the "just works" button. And it works. This is YOUR experience with installing a driver in Linux.

There ya go, go drink that chocolate milk your mom just brought down to you.

Comment Re:Simply not true (Score 2) 337 337

But it's still crashy both on video drivers and API being badly implemented in it, and you still need fairly deep knowledge of the OS to get stuff properly installed, configured and running.

Do you know what I did to get my graphics card up and running on Linux...NOTHING. You clearly have never used Linux.

Yes because your personal experience with Linux equates to what everyone experiences with it. Yep, no differences. You clearly haven't left your mom's basement in a VERY long time.

Comment Re:This will obviously help. (Score 0) 511 511

You are preventing them from engaging in commerce and public life.

It's basically Amish shunning or Hawthorne's Scarlet letter but without the obvious initial "buy in" of joining an extremist religious cult first.

The sacred cow will ensure the precedent is set in general so that it can be applied to YOU next time.

I believe the intent is to prevent pedophile pedators from clandestinely communicating with potential underage prey. However, since sex-offender status is applied to more than just pedophiles, I would think that this is overly broad.

But since creepy and pervy is so creepy and pervy and decent people don't want to be associated with creepy and pervy and doing so may alert law enforcement, I doubt anybody will actually object to this treatment. They basically adopt the "don't do kiddie porn, don't fark teens and kiddies, don't rape or grope anybody and don't expose yourself in public if you want to play online games" attitude.

"Creepy and Pervy" is a slippery slope. Person A calls themselves a christian and as such doesn't agree with the lifestyle choices a homosexual makes. BAM, hate crime! Kick em off the internet! Can't have those horrible creepy ideas making their way out to other people! We're a civilized society.

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