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Comment This was done but look over here (Score 1) 226

The Reddit CEO edited a post on Reddit other than his own within the systems set rules. That has to be a clear violation. However he just points to another issue, the trolls, and off they go. Trey and Matt are really on top of things. Which is just amusing. I wonder if someone in the history of Reddit's employee's has done the same thing and been terminated for it. If so their HR department is probably going to have a mess on their hands.

This guy acted like one of those board admins who can't handle what's going on and jumps into the fray, then applies the ban hammer. Instead he should have just stepped back and directed efforts on making Reddit better by fixing the issues at hand and not just in one sub. Or just for one issue. Big picture is needed.

Comment Final Diagnosis (Score 1) 192

Why is it the medical field gets paid for a incorrect diagnosis and the treatment as well as correct ones? I think performance would increase if they knew they wouldn't get paid or have to refund it. Right now they can walk in and just say "It's this" and walk out knowing they'll still get paid.

Comment I has a bag (Score 1) 202

Let's get around these claims....

1. Make a bag with at least 59% post consumer content. Or to be extra picky less than 59%.
2. Don't allow the handle to droop. If you do the handle may only droop at most 89% of the top edge into the bag container.
3. Don't user corrugated cardboard for the collar.

Comment Good old days (Score 5, Interesting) 82

Funny back in the early 90s we'd go to the M-1 simulator and run through that. Then go back to the barracks and play M1 Tank platoon on my Amiga 500. It was a running joke I had my own simulator in my room. M1 Tank Platoon had a little more with the driver position. The fun part was the Micropose armor vehicle identification copy protection. Didn't need have to look that up in the manual.

Comment Re:An increase in phishing? (Score 1) 42

Plays into this too...

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/03/sign-up-at-irs-gov-before-crooks-do-it-for-you/

Someone thought it would be a bright idea to have online registration with the IRS. So now people will think it's more legit if they did sign up. So that email could have more of a chance to be taken seriously...

Comment Heard something like this before (Score 1) 539

It was really odd as I read this I was thinking to myself this sounds awfully a lot like the arguments that spammers gave me when they found out their account was turned off. Of course it's not fair to lump them into the same category as that because they place these ads on the sites and not just cram your own space full of stuff. I think this guy needs to take a step back though and really look at what some people are doing that may or may not be members and see it's a reason for the ad blocking. The over abundance/overkill of advertising on a web site. The advertisements that cause malware infections. The tracking that goes on. I believe Ad blocking would be less used if advertising were more responsible - even just by solving the malware issue alone.

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