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Comment Re:News for nerds. (Score 0, Offtopic) 763

It's not a useless or inane comment. I visit Slashdot to read tech news, not to read how Joe Blow should deal with a huge chunk of keys. Someone needs to point out that a lot of us don't care about junk articles like this and that they shouldn't even grace the front page. If anything stick it in Idle.

Comment Gray much? (Score 1) 853

PatHMV: Gray?
Jules: What country are you from?
PatHMV: What? Gray? Wh - ?
Jules: "Gray" ain't no country I've ever heard of. They speak English in Gray?
PatHMV: Gray?
Jules: English, motherfucker, do you speak it?
PatHMV: Yes! Yes!
Jules: Then you know what I'm sayin'!
PatHMV: Yes!
Jules: Describe what Marsellus Wallace looks like!
PatHMV: Gray?
Jules: Say 'gray' again. Say 'gray' again, I dare you, I double dare you motherfucker, say 'gray' one more Goddamn time!

Comment Re:Agism rears its ugly head again (Score 2, Insightful) 359

I agree that not all discrimination is bad; however, the original poster is clearly referring to agism by young programmers as a bad thing, then following up with sweeping statement that all young programmers are worthless right after graduating.

I am not trying to argue that experience has no worth or that older workers have don't issues getting jobs due to age; however, I am stating that the original poster is spewing as much crap about young programmers as the young programmers he is referring to spew about old programmers.

Comment Re:Agism rears its ugly head again (Score 2, Insightful) 359

Agism: Discrimination based on age.

Opening line on the post referencing agism: "Young programmers always say things like..."

More: "Once they work for a while, get bitten a few times by their own crappy code, learn a few things, and realize just how worthless they actually were right after they graduated...they change their tune. It never fails."

Hypocrite much? You sound just as bad as the young programmers you are condemning.

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