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Comment: Re:What I'd like to see (Score 1) 324

Maybe call the timelines with names appropriate for them, or at least non-racist terms. I'd hate for them to settle on something as stupid as "Star Trek White" and "Star Trek Black".

Wait, are you asking for a grim and gritty reboot of "Let That Be Your Last Battlefield"?

Comment: Re:Gawd I hated it! (Score 4, Funny) 233

by xaotikdesigns (#48662945) Attached to: The Slow Death of Voice Mail
Agreed. Voicemail wouldn't be so bad if people knew how to leave a good message.

Of course, if my mom knew what voicemail etiquette was, I would probably have missed out on the most hilarious "I am surrounded by furbies and I have no idea what is going on, please call me" (that's the much abridged version) when she found her self downtown during the same weekend as the furry convention.

Comment: Re:Lest we forget (Score 1) 225

by gmhowell (#48659093) Attached to: GCHQ Warns It Is Losing Track of Serious Criminals

there never were natives in England.

Everyone who can trace their ancestry back far enough will find Eastern European roots.

(I only have to go back to 1822 and I'm looking at Polack, French, Spanish, German, Greek, black West African and Scandinavian).

Don't be a shithead. Go back far enough, and only Africa has 'natives'.

Comment: Blameless Random Employees? (Score 3, Informative) 340

I thought they got the admin credentials. If they got the admin credentials, then it's probably someone's fault for not ensuring that there was a good password policy, or that they made sure that only the right users had any kind of admin rights.

Likewise, how long does it take to download 100TB of data? I'm guessing that this was probably something that took a bit of time to pull off, and they probably should have found something while all this data was flying out of their system.

Take an astronaut to launch.