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Comment: I will give up my pacbell.net address .... (Score 1) 461

by sconeu (#49685105) Attached to: Does Using an AOL Email Address Suggest You're a Tech Dinosaur?

When they pry it from my cold, dead fingers.

That's also an ancient address, but it's a badge of pride -- from being an early adopter on DSL (circa 2000 -- when they first rolled it out in my area).

Also, a lot of my professional email has been going there for years, so no need to change it.

I imagine a lot of the AOL addresses are inertia as well.

Comment: Re:Small Airports Have Advantages (Score 1) 203

by sconeu (#49654093) Attached to: Critics Say It's Time To Close La Guardia Airport

As an Angeleno, I feel the exact same way about Burbank vs. LAX.

LAX is a fucking nightmare in every possible way, from the parking, to the TSA security theatre, to the insane traffic you have to fight just to get there.

Flying in and out of BUR, I'm in and out of the airport in minimal time -- you usually don't even have a wait at the TSA checkpoint.

Wernher von Braun settled for a V-2 when he coulda had a V-8.

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