* Posts by Peter

13 posts • joined 17 Dec 2007

'Sunshade' global-cooling plan would ruin solar power

Peter
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Totally stupid idea.

The idea of using a 'sunshade' is probably the most stupid idea that has been proposed by man to date. Counter productive, will likely have unintended results, not easily reversible, in short: a really, really bad idea.

I do hope that some sort of reason starts to take effect soon. The fact that 'man made global warming' has not even been remotely proven is an important factor.

Google Earth faces terrorist target airbrush bill

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You are kidding, right?

Do all these wackos come from California?

Neil Young posts angry YouTube missive

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Get real!

If 'artists' would realize that outlets such as YouTube essentially advertise their products, for free, and realize that this is what will drive consumers to buy their products, they'd do much better instead of simply crying (or singing) the blues.

If they were even slightly smart (both labels and artists) they would simply demand credit or perhaps even a clickable link to buy their products.

Former staff swipe confidential company data

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Statistics and such...

More than half stole information? I find it hard to believe that half even had access to said information let alone had the poor morals to steal it! What I do believe is that here we have another bit of self serving 'statistical' information that is totally made up to suit the needs of someone who wants to sell some kind of product or service.

Romeo 419ers take Canadian women for $300k

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Joke

You are kidding, right?

The victim concluded: "You think you're smarter than [the crooks], but you're not. It can happen to anyone."

Uh, no, only to people who are so ignorant or foolish that they will fall for an obvious scam!

How to survive the crisis: Sell kiddies booze

Peter
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Comma missing!

Shows the value of a missing comma, that should be after 'children'...

TJX closes book on infamous security breach with sale

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Just a bit too late...

Sadly, TJX did manage to announce their 'customer appreciation' sale just a bit too late for any customers to really appreciate it. Just a typical corporate 'feel good' move that won't cost 'em any money.

"Hey, let's hold a sale and not tell anyone!"

Vogue model sues Google over 'defamatory' blog

Peter
Joke

Just too funny.

The old saying is:

"If it is not true, then everyone will know it, and if it is true..."

And considering she's probably as desirable as a plastic store dummy, perhaps it is true?

Thai court jails 'swirly-face' paedophile

Peter
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Wait till the story is over...

Unless you are familiar with the Thai system, don't be so quick to say 3 years was not enough... His next three years will be little or no fun for him, and as well, it is clear that he's headed for additional charges anyway.

Personally, I suspect he'll be a long time before he sees the 'light of day'.

Mr. and Mrs. Boring sue Google over Street View pics

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Another boring lawsuit?

How boring, here we have another Boring lawsuit... Hey, Ma, we can get rich, just like winning the lottery--we'll sue Google. Stupid people, corrupt lawyers... If the image was an invasion of privacy, filing the lawsuit was several orders of magnitude worse!

Dumb, dumb dumb!

Enraged AT&T spam filter eats legitimate mail

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AT&T? So what's new?

Funny, AOL has been doing this same thing for *years* and no one has complained one bit!

'Draconian' Microsoft promises to make Office work again

Peter

And the lawyers said...

As if that rollback was just out of the sense of right and wrong? Try this on for size, MSFT's lawyers quickly got the picture that if they continued with this path, they'd be facing the wrath of both end users, and more than a few government organizations!

The year's biggest big thing? You be the judge!

Peter
Black Helicopters

Not enough choices!

Cool, but not nearly enough choices! How about:

Vista - You've got to be kidding!

or

Spam - it keeps coming and coming and coming

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