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Comment Re:Botch or cash cow? (Score 1) 265

This whole Windows 10 fiasco continues to make me money. People hate it, so I uninstall it for them. Not to mention the wireless bug.

I was ok with 10 for about 6 months. After about the 4th time of failed update installations, I said screw it and went back to 7.

I now think that it's a steaming turd. I won't go back. I still us XP for my accounting software.. so I should be good for another 10 or 12 years...

Comment Re:And the poll is late. (Score 1) 252

How about you go research the deaths caused by daylight saving? Increased heart attacks 3 days after, increased car accidents etc.

How about educate the little snowflakes on how to cross a road and wear reflective bands on their costumes? Better still have THE PARENTS go out with the kids if you must celebrate that holiday.

Comment Re: simpler? exclusive ad channel? (Score 2) 161

I use a hosts file on my computer to block ads and I use Adblock on my iPad.

I use a PVR or DVR on my TV. I hate ads. They don't work. I wasted a few thousand dollars a couple years ago on radio ads to realize that people have tuned out all ads.

I pay for satelite radio to avoid ads there.

Find another revenue stream. Ads are history. Only the ad execs and the hopeful still want them to work.

Comment Re:The future of console games (Score 1) 249

Hated Sony since the rootkit days...

Used to buy some games from Direct2Drive. They were great, cheap and worked. I could download the install files and keys and install on all the machines in my house. Then they got bought out, keys didn't work anymore and you had to re-download everything again. I went to Pirate Bay, downloaded the iso's and used my Direct2Drive keys. They never mentioned when I bought the games that they could ever disappear.

I never trust them anymore. I have hard copies of those olser games. I only really play World of Tanks now. Since that one is pointless without the servers... well.. if it dies, I find something else to play.

Comment Re:Cheap and sounds great! (Score 1) 249

Exactly. I bought a used Technics system for $175. Sound is awesome. It's the old "class A" amp.

The difference between this 30 year old gear and newer stuff is that this is real rms. You can feel the room shake, yet you can still talk to each other.

I've been sold on Technics for years, too bad they went belly up years ago.

Comment Re:Wow (Score 1) 98

Just fyi, I get 10 hours of "streaming" on my phone with my cell package.

Few issues:

1. I can only watch what channels I have subscribed to on my satelite. (fair enough)
2. I can only watch what they "let me" watch. Not everything live or anything available.(utter bs)
3. The service is absolute shit. It just doesn't work. The network can't handle it. Most useless "service" I've ever paid for. (most useless app on my phone)

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