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Comment Re:Daily dose (Score 1) 62

Just spoke to someone on another forum -- Ontario resident who has the misfortune to own a house with electric heat. And in the past year their bills went from high but tolerable, to just under $700/month -- with the heat turned down as far as it can be without all the pipes freezing up, and their kids walking around wrapped in blankets.

The anti-warming types who raise such a fuss every time we have a hot summer are silent when an unusually cold winter kills a lot of people, whether through direct cold or financial hardship.

Comment Re:Not a single time traveler? (Score 1) 1430

Trump does not have what it takes to be "the greatest monster in human history". Even as a villain, he is a joke.

Well his inauguration speech is basically the rephrased speech given by Bane in the last Batman. Then again, every populist pretty much sounds the same. They only differ in what atrocities they eventually commit.

Comment Re:Perhaps globalism might be in fear for once. (Score 1) 1430

So, um, why shut it down? Odd, isn't it?

LOL! Not really.

As someone else said, surely the Saudis care greatly about these issues. Their fundraising dried up - the only reason they were able to handle the 2% overhead is because they didn't need to advertise and it was a pay-for-play scheme. When the "play" side disappeared, so did the "pay" side.

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Comment Re:Perhaps globalism might be in fear for once. (Score 3, Insightful) 1430

You think there's going to be ~less~ fraud and abuse under a Trump presidency?

He's got a Dept. of Education cabinet pick who blames a clerical error on her being VP of her mother's charity for 17 years, an HHS pick who passed laws to specifically help his stock picks (and I don't mean made it easier to trade stocks - he bought stocks and then helped pass laws that made those company's stock prices go up), and a pick for Sec State who wants to reduce sanctions on Russia so his former company, Exxon (they're tiny, you might not have heard of them), can get billions of dollars worth of investment off the ground there, also helping his stock prices.

Shine on, you crazy diamond.

Yes, even if all that's true it pales in comparison to what Clinton would have done.

Did you that the "Clinton Global Initiative" just shuttered operations? I mean, who could have seen that coming? You'd think since she isn't President of the USA she would have more time for her, um, charitable work. It's almost like it was a massive scam meant to give the Clintons a slush fund to live the big life on "donations" from people who wanted to buy influence. Nah, couldn't be.


Comment Re:Next up dead (Score 1) 379

The preferred alternative of pure monitor plus streaming box could be marketed as 'modular TV'.

My monitor is probably close. It's a vizio 42" UHD TV, but has no tuner. So it's not really a "TV". It does have "smart" stuff built in - hulu and such, but I can also go on my phone and open netflix, choose a movie, and then tell it I want to watch it in 4K glory on the monitor. It rocks.

It doesn't have a microphone or camera, but it does directly connect to the internet. But it actually does what I want a TV to do, which is to allow me to watch netflix and amazon content at high resolutions.

As a comparison, comcast just added netflix to the cable box that they insist I use in order to get 300mb internet, but they only show in 720p. Bastards.

Comment dip shit retard mr anon (Score 1) 379

ps4 valkyrie , awesome in VR.

Even Driveclub is very good, I dont know why people dont like it, its awesome.

You wankers especially americans have too high expectations, no wonder you take so much drugs and need therapy.

Go back to your substandard Starbucks.

Comment Re:3D for scientific data display is also over-rat (Score 1) 379

sorry, but some scientists are very monpolic in view and dont see the big picture, else they would be rich.

There are many applications of 3d views for science, hell it gives a better view than boring 2d, or do scientists brains cant compute dual 3d displays, and only monochrome math scribbles.

Did they also wear brown patch pants, and use old school slide rules?

3D isnt easy, but its damn useful, and hell, even russia used it for rovers in the moon but they still screwed up, in one second I could have designed better, but they limited FOV and vertical angles. tsk tsk, so smart, but also so bloody stupid.

Comment Re:240hz (Score 1) 379

DLP® Linkâ - The 3D glasses use flashes of white light between frames to send the 3D signal to the glasses, this is invisible to the naked eye.

Comment yeah well i love 3d, dick shit (Score 1) 379

Have I you to blame for not making menus in 3d too ?

3d is good and should always be an option, just like MFR or DNR is, or 200hz options.

No options = cheap shit.

Just wait, China will add it and make cheaper sets. Just like how they are pushing android with 6gb ram, where stupid everyone else for years was 1-2gb max, which makes them unable to run the next gen OS. If you have more ram than you need, you can upgrade to the next gen OS, who cares if its $4 extra cost.

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