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Comment I'm not kidding (Score 1) 25

I'm not kidding when I say that all of the fuckers who do this kind of shit should be shot in the face.

If they let me I'd do it myself for free and I'd even bring my own gun and ammo.

A few applications of my patented "shotgun to the face" treatment and most if not all of these shitbags would reconsider the value of running botnets and DDOS ops.

Comment Re:Down with Putin - Down with Trump (Score 1) 228

Perhaps it also had to do with the fact that Comey came out and said that she broke the law, but no prosecutor would take the case? There have been people who were prosecuted for self reporting an accidental classified leakage, while Hillary reportedly had 100's, while she gets off with nothing. This is wrong.

https://www.fbi.gov/news/press...

She also was pretty damn sleezy to even run the server in the first place. She did it to get around FOIA requests, and is still in violation of the Records Act as she has not provided copies of the official records required to be maintained by anyone in a position like the SOS. She claims that the records are maintained because she corresponded with people in the State Department, but the problem is that there have to be emails that were sent not to people at State that there are now no record of.

Comment Re:Wholly Delusion Batman! (Score 1) 228

I was wondering if I had somehow missed where it actually debunked the claim, but it looks like nowhere do they say how many coin tosses there were and who they went for, just that different outlets changed their stories and that the Des Moines Register published an editorial calling for an audit of the votes.

Comment Re: Down with Putin - Down with Trump (Score 1) 228

I think your sentence does not mean what you meant it to mean. Your sentence says that none of the candidates were poor choices.

I agree that all of the choices put forth were terrible, which is I believe what you were trying to say. I just assume that the meaning was lost in editing.

Comment Re:Wow (Score 1) 168

Firefox seems to want to cache things indefinitely even if the resources are not needed anymore, but it does not actually "leak" them.

I'm not sure I can agree with this. I've tried sooooooo many things over the years to get a handle on the Firefox memory issue, and none of them have paid off.

I've tried disabling/removing plugins and extensions, I've tried tweaking all sorts of memory-related settings, caching, max memory, cache limits, etc etc etc. I've set disk limits, memory limits, page limits, history limits, etc etc etc. I've tried the "opening dozens of blank pages" exercise, I've tried the "back and forward" thing, and nothing, nothing works. The only thing that works is killing the fucking browser and reopening it.

Seriously, I've literally been chasing this for years to no avail. If it is just some sort of super-aggressive caching policy, then I'd refer you to the comment by AC below, who hit the nail on the head: "Sufficiently aggressive caching policy is indistinguishable from memory leak."

Whatever it is, it sucks.

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My last tests were with Firefox 47, and on my 16GB Win7 x64 system, that fixed amount appears to be exactly 1.6GB. Firefox 50 uses less memory than 47, but I haven't tested what the max limit is, yet.

My PC has 16GB and I'm currently on version 50.1.0. The behavior does not seem to be any better than any of the previous versions....in a few hours memory usage goes up to 1.8GB or so and things start to fuck up. Slow and jerky scrolling, delayed mouse click events, etc etc.

After 24 hours or so the memory usage climbs to ~2.4GB and the browser slows waaaay down, starts to lag and freeze and then starts dropping images from pages. If I do nothing it'll crash and the ever-useless Mozilla Crash Reporter will go "boo hoo, something happened", etc etc etc.

Honestly, if Mozilla doesn't fix this in the next rev or two I'll be switching to Palemoon or Opera or something. It's just too fucking annoying and I've been too fucking patient while they dick around with rebranding and masturbating over the new logo.

Comment Re: Pardon Manning and Snowden (Score 1) 355

Awww, butt-hurt much? I've been white-hat trolling slashdot for 15 years (which you would know if you bothered to look up my account under my birth name - I never hide), and a piece of crap like you isn't going to get one over me. Your purpose in life is to serve as target practice so that when I encounter jerks like you in real life, I already know all their arguments, and the proper counter-arguments.

Unfortunately, you're not providing anything in the way of even remotely half-decent arguments, so what's the point any more? I think I've mined this well to exhaustion. You never really did have much to contribute, and the last few days have demonstrated just how shallow your perceptions of real world human interactions are. So, as they say, "nothing to see here." A troll who's too stupid to realize he's being trolled just isn't fun any more.

Comment Re: Down with Putin - Down with Trump (Score 1) 228

It seems this nation is full of people with the minds of small children according to you. Since every politician acts in the way you describe, it seems that this country is run by people with the minds of small children. Are you sure you want to make that view known with all these immature minds around?

Comment Social gender values (Score 1) 48

Why did they just study women?
It seems like anything that affects women gets attention, while society doesn't even value men.
Another prime example is the massive amount of attention and funding that breast cancer gets compared to prostate cancer, even though 1 in 7 men get prostate cancer while 1 in 8 women get breast cancer.

Submission + - The backlash against self-driving cars officially begins (cnn.com)

Paul Fernhout writes: "An organization that advocates for professional drivers has urged New York to ban self-driving cars from the state's roads for 50 years. The Upstate Transportation Association fears that self-driving cars will eliminate thousands of jobs and damage the local economy."

Comment Re:Group policy? I never said that idiot (Score 1) 143

Sure they can...if they are morons who don't know how DNS works, and is REQUIRED for Active Directory already. I can see you haven't run any networks, it was already obvious from your bridge comments, and the fact that you don't even understand what a bridge is. But this seals the deal.

I also have to ask...do you often forget previous conversations? I didn't pull that group policy comment out of my ass, it was a response you gave me as to why you feel DNS shouldn't host the entries from your hosts files, even in a domain environment, where DNS is required for the proper functioning of the network. Perhaps if you actually bothered to have an account I could point it out to you, instead you hide behind AC so that your previous comments can't be used against you. You have proven yourself to be incompetent with networks, maybe you are afraid of further incompetence being demonstrated as well?

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