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Comment: Re:average watcher (Score 1) 146

by slickepott (#46433955) Attached to: Time sucked into Netflix or similar, weekly:

Nah I consume movies and tv shows but I can't in any way call it watching TV.
I don't pretend what I do is any better, just that there is a difference.

Reason I care to call them different is because I don't pay to get all programs I don't care about on TV but pay for the movies and shows I do want to watch.

Comment: Re:"watching TV" = viewing video (Score 1) 146

by slickepott (#46428179) Attached to: Time sucked into Netflix or similar, weekly:

I do want to make that distinction for sure. I do watch a lot of movies and series but I don't do it on TV.

So don't think of me as the "guy who watches a lot of TV" but the "guy who plays games a lot and watches stuff on netflix more than the average TV user". ;)

So your friends are right.

Comment: Re:Non News (Score 1) 127

by slickepott (#46185981) Attached to: Now Published: Study Showing Pirate Bay Blockade Has No Effect

To do some work for you I find http://dictionary.reference.co... which supports your idea of the word. But it does support both our versions very well.
So it's still correct to say "create a copy". And people use the word that way.

You say academia doesn't use it that way, the rest of the world does.

Comment: Re:Non News (Score 1) 127

by slickepott (#46175621) Attached to: Now Published: Study Showing Pirate Bay Blockade Has No Effect

Ah - Doh on the Synonyms part. Just saw you linked to the definition of synonym itself.
But also says it "was" a synonym for it, not that it is.

In a factory I suppose it's more likely say you assemble something. But at the same time you did create another copy.

It seems you mistake "creative" and "create". You don't have to be creative to create something.
Yes I agree "creative" implies inventing something "unique". Create doesn't.

So you're not creative if you copy something but you do create a copy.

The reason computer chips are so small is computers don't eat much.

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