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Comment Re:Pierson's Puppeteers (Score 1) 218

Lol, you kids crack me up. The pollution and climate change will get so bad? First off unless you live in the 3rd world shit hole, pollution has gotten lower than it has ever been in my life time and that of my parents and even grandparents. Then again, 3rd world shit holes are not exactly the same as they were when I was a kid either. Back in the day they were truly horrible places to live. Sure they are worse off with pollution compared to say the US or Europe but everything else disease, poverty, crime, famine, etc is much less so. Eventually they will clean up their act as well, and everyone will wonder what the big fuss is about.

Comment Re:Thank the fuck christ (Score 1) 45

But does it have enough clickbait posts? I need to know the 9 things I've been doing wrong my whole life.

What about one-sided snarky infographics posted by my friends and family? I love wasting my time researching and finding the misinformation in them.

At least tell me I can find ideas for products, tiny houses, and life hacks that will save the world, except for all the impractical aspects..

Comment Tampa, FL (Score 1) 108

Things have been progressing along nicely here in Tampa, though I wonder what the future is going to be like now that Verizon sold it's FIOS service to Frontier. I have 75/75 service and typically see somewhere in the 80-90's for each direction.

They have service upward of 250/250, but not willing to pay that much a month.

Comment Apple Tv is for suckers (Score 0) 111

.....while the rest of the world watches what they want on YouTube, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime, or just bit torrents it.

I broke down and started buying movies on Amazon after they blocked all the bit torrent traffic while I was deployed in the desert. $6-20 (most for $15)for a movie to buy in HD, works on my phone, Kindle, laptop, Fire TV and the other 5 devices I have scattered around my house and at other family members houses with zero effort on my part and bonus works just about anywhere in the world. Sold.

Way cheaper than cable, less of a hassle than than rent and rip, and quicker and easier than bittorrent (with zero garbage low def copies/trojans) and the best part even my tech illiterate family can figure it out.

Comment An improvement is an improvement. (Score 1) 111

Ah a tech advance brings out all the fucktards disappointed that it still isn't good enough to prevent them from breaking their phones when they do stupid things with them.

All I have to say is good job Corning at improving your product. Now back to the lab, there is more work to do, or better yet find some dude name Scotty and ask him about that transparent aluminum stuff.

Comment Re:Missing Info (Score 1) 639

You are sort of correct on the DIY diagnostics. Most things are set up for the simple fact that the average person is an utter tool, but as far as the software being complex. They've been pretty much using the same basic stuff for the past decade across multiple makes of cars, so there is nothing complex about it.

Digging into engine controls and some of the modern handling driver assist stuff is much more so, but the basic ECM settings for everything else is dead simple. Everything on a modern car is hooked up to them, even the dome lights, and then all can be modified through some pretty easy check box settings.

Comment Re:Missing Info (Score 1) 639

Yeah getting the bumper and some of the body panels off, the damn things where layered on, was a pain in the ass. The goal is to get it off without breaking a bunch of stuff so it'll go back together without having to replace things. Not that hard, but not oblivious if you've never worked on that kind of vehicle before.

Yeah the cabin air filter is dead simple to replace. Again if you know where to find it. Ask around, 97% of the population doesn't even they exist, much less where to find it, and how to replace it. Which is why the dealers can rip people off charging $40-$60 to replace them. Yes I used to work on half a billion dollar aircraft for the Air Force, but that means jack squat when you are digging around under the hood looking for the GD cabin air filter, not knowing that it was behind the glove box the whole time.

Comment Re:Missing Info (Score 1) 639

Yeah you are pretty much stupid. Warranties aren't that long. And as far as not putting on your seatbelt, well there is the old standby where I reach over and smack you in the teeth and tell you to put on your fucking seatbelt. For some odd reason it's not an issue.

If you aren't retarded then liability is not an issue.

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