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Comment Re:Pirate STREAMS? (Score 1) 111

most people don't want to download everything they watch; they want to watch it once and that's it. same reason most people don't buy loads of dvds all the time. how many times are you going to watch walking dead season 3 episode 4? sure, you might want an offline copy of this or that movie, breaking bad etc. but most of the time a stream saves you the hassle of storing it, getting it via a torrent (which makes you an uploader) etc.

Comment Re:Check out the Netflix documentary "The Irish Pu (Score 1) 537

Often pubs are full of sad, drunk bastards. I just want to chill with a drink and catch up with what my friends and family are doing around the world on facebook (or the 4 messaging apps you need to have installed because federated services are still some years in the future), read the news etc, and not get involved with someone who looks like they've not left the pub to do any exercise in the last 30 years. Irish pubs are especially bad for unstable idiots looking for a fight, even by UK standards of drunken idiocy.

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