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Comment Re:Rotten Tomatoes is getting self-important (Score 1) 351

How was it not going to be a terrible movie? Puhleez. I didn't need a Rotten Tomato review to stay away—I stayed away because the very concept was not only offensive but also stupid. Okay, great, making some comic book movies was cool. But at this point it's just gratuitous. There's a reason why comic books work, and there's a reason why comic books as movies is wearing thin. You can't get much story into three acts.

Comment Yes, you entitled fuck, it is the destruction... (Score 5, Insightful) 351

...of your abusive business model, where you make shit films, charge too much for them, trick people into going with clever advertising, and then get laws passed that criminalize format-shifting because you're so afraid that a tiny bit of revenue will slip through your greedy fingers. Even Hollywood accounting can't win in a free market. Man, that really sucks. Your life is so hard.

Comment Hm, time to check out that reddit source code... (Score 1) 130

Soon we will need to host our subs elsewhere. Quite coincidentally, I was just about to start doing that in order to host a private sub, so this doesn't even add an action item to my to-do list. :/

It is kind of weird how out of touch the reddit management is with the users, if they think this will increase, rather than decrease, the number of participants. The reason reddit _works_ is that it's not a social network and they don't sniff your butt all the time the way facebook does. Sigh.

Comment Re:Unfortunate (Score 1) 136

You don't seem to know very much about the topic. Right to repair means that the manufacturer can't lock me out of repairing the device. That's a pretty reasonable ask: I spent the money on the device, it's very much against my interests for there _not_ to be a market for repairs on the device. Might this result in Apple getting sued? Sure, if they lock me out of repairing my device. How is that a bad thing?

Comment Re:The long, slow downfall has begun (Score 3, Interesting) 187

Yes, because nobody anywhere ever in a position of power was actually misogynist. Puhleeze. Speaking as a 50-year-old former misogynist, I can tell you that it all seems perfectly reasonable until one day you wake up and realize that you were being a complete self-involved asshole. But kids these days, they never listen. They have to see it for themselves.

Comment Re: Mod parent down (or up as per bias) (Score 2) 195

If you think OP is saying up is down, you haven't been paying attention. Or you're not old. Believe me, as a 52-year-old, Hillary looked like a Republican from my yoot, complete with the careful not-talking-about stuff that is uncomfortable. I still voted for her, because better a 1970's republican than a whack job, but let's be honest about who we're electing.

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