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I had always suspected that the multiple users... 2,012 Views / 57 Replies  
I had always suspected that the multiple users were a team working to build up a single, strong, persona rather than multiple weaker personas.

I've always considered Abe and stupendousman to...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Feb 22, 2013 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not surprised at all. It falls under "if you... 2,012 Views / 57 Replies  
I'm not surprised at all. It falls under "if you say something enough, it becomes true", and there are A LOT of people who want to make their agendas true.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Feb 18, 2013 at 09:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
While I have no doubt that there are people who... 2,012 Views / 57 Replies  
While I have no doubt that there are people who are paid to spread concepts across the Internet, it should be noted that the content of that article originated on Above Top Secret, where conspiracy...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Feb 17, 2013 at 10:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
NOW you guys are concerned about profiling? You... 1,111 Views / 88 Replies  
NOW you guys are concerned about profiling? You let the door open for exactly this sort of thing when you didn't complain about things like the TSA's No Fly List or the...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Feb 10, 2013 at 10:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
*Only* 0.25% of all Abe posts? Seems a little... 947 Views / 21 Replies  
*Only* 0.25% of all Abe posts? Seems a little light ...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Jan 27, 2013 at 03:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup. it's always someone else's fault. 598 Views / 16 Replies  
Yup. it's always someone else's fault.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Jan 26, 2013 at 10:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That's what WMD and "shock & awe" strategies are... 10,294 Views / 574 Replies  
That's what WMD and "shock & awe" strategies are for. You'll note that Saddam was able to successfully hold back revolution, just with the *rumour* of WMD, despite having far fewer numbers.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Jan 22, 2013 at 08:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This. You have chosen this venue for... 1,101 Views / 43 Replies  
This.

You have chosen this venue for financial reasons. Tell the divorced mother-in-law to suggest an equal location for the same value (free) or to cough up the cash to have the event located at...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Jan 22, 2013 at 08:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And, a 27" monitor is twice as expensive as a 27"... 580 Views / 9 Replies  
And, a 27" monitor is twice as expensive as a 27" TV because it has greater pixel density.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Jan 21, 2013 at 08:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Doesn't the difference boil down to pixel... 580 Views / 9 Replies  
Doesn't the difference boil down to pixel density, with TVs having fewer pixels per inch than monitors?
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Jan 20, 2013 at 10:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Why not everyone should be allowed to possess a... 2,606 Views / 187 Replies  
Why not everyone should be allowed to possess a gun
Gun FAILS: Second Amendment Rights Gone Wrong In Honor Of 'Gun Appreciation Day' - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEATtc08YwA&sns=em)
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Jan 20, 2013 at 09:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Then why try to pretend that anyone might use an... 2,606 Views / 187 Replies  
Then why try to pretend that anyone might use an assault rifle for hunting?
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Jan 20, 2013 at 11:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So, because some non-assault rifles could be... 2,606 Views / 187 Replies  
So, because some non-assault rifles could be confused with assault rifles, there shouldn't be an assault rifle ban?
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Jan 20, 2013 at 11:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So, why don't soldiers go into combat with... 2,606 Views / 187 Replies  
So, why don't soldiers go into combat with hunting rifles?
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Jan 20, 2013 at 11:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Except, of course, it's just as likely that... 2,606 Views / 187 Replies  
Except, of course, it's just as likely that someone "exercising their rights in public" could get deeply offended when questioned about why they're carrying assault rifles in public.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Jan 16, 2013 at 11:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I certainly notice it from time to time. Mostly... 612 Views / 13 Replies  
I certainly notice it from time to time. Mostly just with small text where characters with vertical elements ( L, d, l, t, etc) will end up slightly blurred. It doesn't bother me terribly much,...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Dec 15, 2012 at 06:02 AM, in Tech News
They want what they *believe* is best for... 5,755 Views / 392 Replies  
They want what they *believe* is best for society. Unfortunately, many of those beliefs no longer align with the directions that society is progressing. The reason why the Tea Party doesn't work at...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 17, 2012 at 05:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I find it greatly ironic that, before Obama, they... 596 Views / 49 Replies  
I find it greatly ironic that, before Obama, they wouldn't have had a tool by which to express their unhappiness with Obama.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 15, 2012 at 04:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Not realizing this, alone, should be reason... 762 Views / 52 Replies  
Not realizing this, alone, should be reason enough for the Director of the world's preeminent intelligence agency to resign, if not be fired.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 15, 2012 at 03:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Clearly, as evidenced by this statement from Ryan... 3,928 Views / 381 Replies  
Clearly, as evidenced by this statement from Ryan


In the interview with the television station, Mr. Ryan said he did not think that the nation’s voters had rejected his long-standing ideas for...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 13, 2012 at 03:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is exactly what I didn't like about Romney's... 3,928 Views / 381 Replies  
This is exactly what I didn't like about Romney's campaign. He basically had only two arguments for why people should vote for him:
1. Obama sucks
2. I'm a successful businessman, and therefore...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 12, 2012 at 02:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You don't aggravate the parts supplier that is... 357 Views / 7 Replies  
You don't aggravate the parts supplier that is the only company capable of providing the parts you desperately need.

Yes, protect your inventions as much as reasonably possible. But, consider the...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 12, 2012 at 06:16 AM, in Tech News
Pretty disappointing if Apple didn't see this... 357 Views / 7 Replies  
Pretty disappointing if Apple didn't see this coming. It doesn't really make sense to try and sue the pants off of the only company capable of supplying your processors over something like rounded...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 12, 2012 at 04:54 AM, in Tech News
SMACKDOWN!!! 3,928 Views / 381 Replies  
SMACKDOWN!!!
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 11, 2012 at 03:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This. It's certainly possible that there's a... 762 Views / 52 Replies  
This. It's certainly possible that there's a larger conspiracy here, especially if that's what you want to believe, but it's also possible that the explanation is simple.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 11, 2012 at 06:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yep! Thanks! Nice to get a BSG fix. 233,005 Views / 4,986 Replies  
Yep! Thanks! Nice to get a BSG fix.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 11, 2012 at 05:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Seems to me that in the final days of the... 3,928 Views / 381 Replies  
Seems to me that in the final days of the election, it became more about whose poll was right than about whose candidate was right, making this article really interesting.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 10, 2012 at 07:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You can very easily get an unlocked iPhone5. All... 360 Views / 6 Replies  
You can very easily get an unlocked iPhone5. All you need to do is ask someone in Canada to buy one for you from Apple.ca and ship it to you.

iSkin has a bit of an advantage. They're located a...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 10, 2012 at 05:33 AM, in Mac News
What I read 3,928 Views / 381 Replies  
What I read
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 9, 2012 at 03:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It seems to me that your "if Nader ran, this... 3,928 Views / 381 Replies  
It seems to me that your "if Nader ran, this would've been different" argument. I think I get your point (you're suggesting that less people voted Left than previously?)

The problem is that's only...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 8, 2012 at 09:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think my favourite quote of the evening comes... 3,928 Views / 381 Replies  
I think my favourite quote of the evening comes from Shepard Smith, as he was anchoring Fox's election coverage.

Shepard Smith"]“Barack Obama wins a second term and his acceptance speech will be...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 8, 2012 at 04:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You say that like the stock market has a say in... 3,928 Views / 381 Replies  
You say that like the stock market has a say in the matter.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 7, 2012 at 03:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This. I *want* to see true conservatives... 3,928 Views / 381 Replies  
This.

I *want* to see true conservatives win. Economically, I prefer conservatism. But, it seems that, these days, the conservatives that run for upper political offices are only capable of...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 7, 2012 at 03:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Mitch McConnell's top political priority (to deny... 1,283 Views / 126 Replies  
Mitch McConnell's top political priority (to deny Obama a second term), suggests that Congress *also* needs to learn how to compromise rather than score political points. In fact, even Fox's anchor...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 7, 2012 at 03:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Why is Florida so critical in the Presidential... 1,283 Views / 126 Replies  
Why is Florida so critical in the Presidential elections?
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 6, 2012 at 04:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why? We've already learned that, in cases of... 4,539 Views / 496 Replies  
Why? We've already learned that, in cases of "legitimate rape", the woman's body will naturally reject the pregnancy. Therefore, no abortion is necessary.




= irony
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 6, 2012 at 03:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Not true. Try to find a recorder that doesn't... 512 Views / 21 Replies  
Not true. Try to find a recorder that doesn't record the ads. There used to be VCRs that would explicitly not records the ads; however, not long after that huge trial in the 80's, it became...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 5, 2012 at 04:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup, that's exactly it. They also make it very... 512 Views / 21 Replies  
Yup, that's exactly it. They also make it very difficult to watch online content on your TV. Advertising attached to online content isn't anywhere near as lucrative as advertising attached to that...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 5, 2012 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This one is even less grey. Through cable, you've... 512 Views / 21 Replies  
This one is even less grey. Through cable, you've only really paid for access to the networks (ie, the cable). Advertising pays for the actual content. By downloading, you're likely getting a copy of...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 5, 2012 at 09:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wrong thread 4,539 Views / 496 Replies  
Wrong thread
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 5, 2012 at 09:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There's nothing grey about it. That's most likely... 512 Views / 21 Replies  
There's nothing grey about it. That's most likely illegal, depending on the source of your download. Whether or not it SHOULD be illegal is a conversation that hasn't happened yet.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 5, 2012 at 06:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you're downloading it in a way that you aren't... 512 Views / 21 Replies  
If you're downloading it in a way that you aren't also uploading it at the same time, there's an argument to be made justifying the download (though, few will are). But, most forms of downloading...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 4, 2012 at 06:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Severe conservatism doesn't get anyone elected.... 4,539 Views / 496 Replies  
Severe conservatism doesn't get anyone elected. Romney will be just to the right of Obama, with a few hallmark social conservative items inserted to make the severe electorate happy.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 4, 2012 at 04:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Would you say this is equal to the level of... 4,539 Views / 496 Replies  
Would you say this is equal to the level of negligence on the part of the Bush administration with respect to the warnings he had prior to the September 11, 2001 attack?
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 3, 2012 at 05:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Why do you guys who are critical of the... 4,539 Views / 496 Replies  
Why do you guys who are critical of the non-Rasmussen polls feel these pollsters have made such a grievous mistake in how they do their jobs? Shouldn't they understand the art of polling as well as...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Nov 1, 2012 at 04:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
But, everyone knows that the Main Stream Polls,... 4,539 Views / 496 Replies  
But, everyone knows that the Main Stream Polls, like the Main Stream Media, are biased in favour of Obama.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Oct 30, 2012 at 04:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So, you're saying that *this* time represents... 4,539 Views / 496 Replies  
So, you're saying that *this* time represents change we can believe in?

For my part, I don't think Romney/Ryan would be as horrible McCain/Palin would have been; I just take issue with complaining...
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If he's copying one strategy, who's to say he... 4,539 Views / 496 Replies  
If he's copying one strategy, who's to say he won't copy others.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Oct 27, 2012 at 08:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't know about that. Stupendousman is clearly... 4,539 Views / 496 Replies  
I don't know about that. Stupendousman is clearly saying that Romney is emulating Obama's winning strategy.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Oct 27, 2012 at 07:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Ah. So, it's a race to the bottom, then. 4,539 Views / 496 Replies  
Ah. So, it's a race to the bottom, then.
Posted by Wiskedjak, on Oct 27, 2012 at 06:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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