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Comment Re:Or do what the Alamo Drafthouse does... (Score 1) 924

Why was this modded down? It's perfectly relevant and truthful. The writers of the article need to have words with the Alamo Drafthouse because they have such a hard-line ruling against said annoyances, and it works great. the only time said annoyances are a non-issue is during the types of events the above poster mentions.

Comment Hard to say... (Score 1) 532

Back when I was using CRTs I had to have 80Hz minimum, and 85Hz was the point at which my eyes no longer felt "weird" for lack of a better word. I currently have a Dell S2230MX for my main screen and it's LED backlit and I have no issues at all. For what it's worth, unrectified LED Christmas light strings drive me bonkers with their strobing, so not really sure what to say on this one.

Comment You know, Radio Shack did this... (Score 1) 214

...back in the early 00's. We had the RCA wall, the MSN kiosk, specific space for Verizon, Sprint, and Tracfone... Very little of the store was left for what made Radio Shack Radio Shack. Since then they've taken some of the shelf and floor space back, but very little is Radio Shack's own shit, and it doesn't matter anyways because they don't hire anyone who has a fuckin' clue anyhow.

I guess thinking about it, Best Buy is already most of the way there, so fuck it, why not further marginalize themselves by giving someone else space in their shop.

Comment Republican Peter King (R-NY), Shawn Turner, (Score 1) 955

what about your own responsibilities to serve the people and follow the law? You're all a bunch of fucking hypocrites and if you had any ethics you'd be ashamed of yourselves. But no, instead you'll do what you can to make this man out to be the evil while ignoring your own complicity in eroding what the United States was founded on.

Fuck you.

Comment Re:Let them choose to go commercial free (Score 2) 297

Do the people who took the time to play through the game carefully and precisely to create such videos for people to learn from not deserve a bit of compensation for that time? You got your cut when the game was sold. Stop sniveling about the ads, it's the only means the people making these vids have of getting compensation for their time and effort. It's not the end of the world.

Comment Re:Good luck NZ (Score 2) 90

I think you misread the intent of OPs comment. Maybe I'm being naive/altruistic, but I took it as a sincere "good luck" because as even us Americans know, "'Murica! Fuck yeah!" Corporate interests will lobby hard to fight NZ doing this. I think it's great, and I hope it paves the way for other places to admit the ridiculousness of it and strike it down as well.

Comment This will get accepted by and large... (Score 1) 658

...because of Adobe's clout and other companies reliance on the product. But it's a shitty idea. While it may lower the cost of the software somewhat (or may not) it further removes ownership of said software from you, which is exactly what hey want. It's also exactly what I (and many others I suspect) do not want. I want to pay for software exactly once. I want to then be able to install it on any god damn computer I want, so long as it (the computer) is owned by me or an immediate family member. I don't want it attached to some security scheme that requires an Internet connection, causing it to eventually fail unless the company patches it or release a non-leashed version. Lastly, I want to be able to sell it to someone else when I move on, and have them be able to use it without issue, because not everyone is rich and able to afford the latest version, let alone at all sometimes. Frankly I don't think I am asking too much.

Comment Re:I honestly don't understand why.... (Score 1) 230

Why was this comment modded to -1? It's true. The company hires a competent designer to make shit using web standards, and the company passes the cost on to the customer, just like they do with anything else.

Christ, this place can be just like Reddit. "I don't like what you said so fuck you!" *downvote* *downvote* *downvote* :rolleyes:

Comment I honestly don't understand why.... (Score 5, Insightful) 230

...we even still have this problem. Seriously, stop being short sighted fuckwits. Stop using vendor specific code. Start using shit that passes the W3C validator. Problem fucking solved. Imagine that! There is absolutely no excuse for any webpage out there to require a specific browser or browser version, short of being able to meet current web standards.

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