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Comment And the best part is (Score 1) 255

The best part of all those free apps is all the crap-ware which gets installed with them. I swear every time I get a free app for M$ windows, it tries to hi-jack my browser with some POS add-on.
Everytime some friend/relative asks me to help him with his MS windows computer I feel like poking myself in the eye. I feel so dirty.

Comment You are wrong. Elon is right. (Score 5, Insightful) 270

I hope Elon continues to take the press to task for this.
The news media is deplorable for their reporting. Virtually nothing you see in the media has any chance of killing you.
The news media reports on home invasions and shootings, but the chance of you being shot in your home by a stranger is incredibly low.
The news media reports on terrorist attacks, but the probability that you will die in a terrorist attack is less than 1 in a million.
The news media does not report on the 1.2 million people who die in car accidents, nor the tens of millions who die from cancer, nor the tens of millions who die of heart disease.
IF YOU SEE IT ON THE NEWS IT WILL NOT HAPPEN TO YOU. Unfortunately most people do not understand this.

Comment even worse (Score 3, Interesting) 342

I seldom go to theaters any more.
The food mediocre and overpriced.
There are no intermissions or breaks on 3 hour long movies. Old movies had intermissions. Live theater has intermissions. When do I get rid of all this soda that has made its way to my bladder? I can pause a movie at home any time I want.

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