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Comment Re:Shellshock is way worse (Score 4, Informative) 94

Windows has its own version of shellshock in CMD.EXE C:\Usersl>set foo=bar^&ping -n 1 google.com
C:\Usersl>echo %foo%
bar

Pinging google.com [74.125.228.105] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 74.125.228.105: bytes=32 time=8ms TTL=250

Ping statistics for 74.125.228.105:
Packets: Sent = 1, Received = 1, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 8ms, Maximum = 8ms, Average = 8ms
C:\Users>
Unlike Linux, I don't think this has been patched.

Comment Re:Crude? (Score 1) 99

In TOS, if watch The Doomsday Machine episode, it is obvious that the the damage Constellation had was caused by something like a lighter. There is some debate as to whether the model was actually one of those Revell models we used to get as kids at the local Gemco, or if it was the crappiest version of the full scale models. Given that it would be easier to generate those kinds of burns on a smaller Revell model, I would guess the former.

Comment Re:Move along, nothing to see here... (Score 1) 122

I'm guessing that less than 2% of you know probably what the heck I'm talking about here.

Missed it by THAT much? Agent 86 once said that after he almost shot his dick off. I wonder if he ever screwed Agent 99? Man, I used to think she was hot. And the Cone of Silence? I saw a real one in action while on jury duty once. The judge lowered this stupid contraption when he was talking with the lawyers. It made this white noise which gave everyone headaches but I had no problem hearing their entire conversation from the other side of the room...

Comment Re:"To replace obsolete and aging aircraft platfor (Score 3, Insightful) 364

The parent is wrong. Nothing has replaced the A-10. The Pentagon tried to kill the Warthog earilier this year until everyone who actually uses them screamed bloody murder.

This fricken plane is airworthy with half a wing and an engine missing. Could the F-35 do that?

The Iraqis don't want us to send troops over there to deal with the ISIS business. They have plenty of troops of their own. What they have asked for is some air support. Immagine what a couple of A-10 squadrons would do there..

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