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Comment: Re:RTFM (Score 2, Insightful) 307

by wer32r (#42483567) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Keeping Your Media Library Safe From Kids?
I really hate this one. Few things are as annoying as searching for some difficult-to-search topic, find a forum link on the top search result with a relevant topic, and then find that Imgtfy link to just another Google search. Typically when this happens, the result of the next search is as little informative as the link itself. The really annoying part is that you know that whoever posted the link is likely to know the answer and could have stated it in a few words or have provided a relevant link instead of being a douche.

Comment: Re:Supported paid linux for individual user (Score 1) 319

by wer32r (#42105971) Attached to: Ask Mark Shuttleworth Anything
This is the single most annoying thing with Ubuntu today (IMHO). Some time back an update of GRUB completely crashed my system (including Windows that was residing on another physical drive). This was just the most severe case though, I've had other things braking when upgrading as well, like video drivers, audio configurations (causing audio delay), etc., and the result is that I'm always afraid when I run the updates on Ubuntu, wandering what will break. In fact I've become reluctant to run the updates in general. Are there any planes to improve on this lack of "upgrade stability"?

Comment: Re:Hey Guys (Score 1) 547

by wer32r (#42023743) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: How To Make a DVD-Rental Store More Relevant?

2. Deliver! Someone might rather wait the 3 days for Netflix delivery of things that can't be streamed, but if you can get it there in 30 minutes or less you're in great competitive shape.

For delivery you can cooperate with a local fast food / catering restaurant, and let them provide "Film Deals" (eg. pizza + movie) in cooperation with your rental store. This could also provide you with new customers, not to mention that it's convenient.

If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for. -- W.C. Fields

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