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Comment Same everywhere (Score 0) 157

when zoning change favors city and not the residents. Here in Toronto, they would hide a small sign somewhere in the bushes of a nice little park. The sign would say "A small to negligible zoning change has been proposed, be at the city hall to debate the issue at 2:18AM of October the 2@ (coincidentally first or second digit hard to make out usually), in Nunavut. Of course no one shows up to the stupid meeting. Three weeks later, boom, park is cut down and cement is poured for a 98 story condo building.

Comment Correct Conclusions. (Score 0) 481

"It's unlikely that a high school student would come away with any other conclusion than the police are a fearful group to be avoided at all costs," says Eugene O'Donnell, a former police officer..

It is the absolutely correct conlcusion the kids can come to. Wrong group of people can beat you up, and in wort case kill you. Police can beat you up, kill you, or ruin your life with a permanent record. Hail drug war.

Comment Passively cooled PCs or Watercooled PC suffer most (Score 0) 111

If there is no fan to drown out the noise, any time you launch a 3d application you hear the whine. Especially when you OC the card to the tits, and then launch 3D mark or something else to test stability, the whine in the middle of a quiet night would be extremely apparent. As someone else above said, feels like you are about to pop a capacitor or two.

Comment MicroSD and Replacable battery are killer features (Score 0) 196

Last year went backpacking through Europe. Brought nothing but my Sony RX100 and my GS4 plus some clothing and a wad of cash. Using a MicroSD in RX100 (with adapter) and being able to put the same SD into GS4 to edit the photos I like and upload to Gdrive or equivalent was an amazing feature. I first also notice that battery used easily last me entire day of fairly heavy use (for my purposes). Now it dies at 6pm. Bought another battery on amazon for 15 bucks, and bam now lasts like it used to again. You charge the battery daily, how many charge cycles does it have before it shows signs of wear? The formula is simple. 5" phone, minimum bazel (this is not 1960s FFS), MicroSD, user replacable battery, 3/4GB ram, vinila android, plus some nice bells and whistles like nice camera, fast proc/GPU, and you have yourself a solid phone. Yet all these companies are like retarded midgets doing stupid shit. sony is trying to make the biggest possible bazels on the planet (WTG Champs), HTC thinks key to success not only huge bazels but also the shittiest android incarnation ever, etc.

Comment Re:Pale Moon (Score 0) 381

Pale Moon all the way. I was a diehard FF fan, but once they took out my ability to not display images, that was the last straw. I went to check out FF forums, and dozens of people were complaining about this feature being removed, and FF had the nerve to say that the correct way of dealing with this was editing per site preferences. Burn in hell FF.

"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth. -- Alfred North Whitehead