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Comment Re:Oh lord, the pain (Score 1) 489

Certainly doesn't stop them from transparently redirecting 2 times so that when you hit the back button, you are just going back to the redirect page which then puts you back into the page you were trying to leave. You have to either hit back 2 (or sometimes even more) times very quickly, or right click on the back button and choose the page you want to go back to. It's almost as annoying as not being able to hit back at all.

+1 on that!

While i'm at it, how about the practise of overriding visited link style and showing them in the same color as unvisited (curse you Microsoft!)

Comment Sheer Torture (Score 1) 33

Their domain validation process (as of yesterday) is sheer torture.
It involves making changes to your DNS or your web site - something which, in a corporate environment, is far from trivial: change requests, etc.
Oh , and if your domain is a third- or fourth-level domain (like or it is a complete FAIL.

Comment Re:I disagree Answer:.. (Score 1) 435

Content is poor. And not just selection. Tron Legacy is beautiful in 3D and has a great soundtrack, but the movie is just awful. And sadly, there are plenty others like it.

In many (most?) new consumer technologies, PORN is the enabling content.
In fact, where would the internet be without it?
I submit that there was not enough 3D pornography. That's why it failed.

Comment "Electrodes"? (Score 0) 166

an electrode will send positive ions into the air. These ions will attach themselves to fine dust particles. A negatively charged surface -- the counter electrode -- will then draw the positive ions

You mean "cathode" and "anode"? Welcome to the dumbed-down news.

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