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Old 08-08-2010, 11:07 PM   #2341
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I need motivation to finish my project. Im getting lazy!!!
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Old 08-08-2010, 11:42 PM   #2342
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Me too! I haven't done **** all weekend. I need more moneyz, I'm all out and my next step is getting the machine work done so I can assemble the engine.
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DINO RIDERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!





Nostalgia time.
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Old 08-09-2010, 02:51 AM   #2344
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This story is going to make some money. David Fincher. I'm excited...

David Fincher eh?

The first rule about facebook... is that you dont talk about facebook

should be a pretty good movie, but I'm surprised Brad Pitt isn't in it considering Fincher is directing lol
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Old 08-09-2010, 09:39 AM   #2345
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This story is going to make some money. David Fincher. I'm excited...


didn't know you were gay...
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Norton Utilities used to be a valuable and respected product. Now the company using his name has resorted to scareware and bundle-in tactics. How did things go so wrong?
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Norton Utilities used to be a valuable and respected product. Now the company using his name has resorted to scareware and bundle-in tactics. How did things go so wrong?
Free market at work. Market leader gets complacent, scared to deviate from business model, afraid to risk market position with bold decisions. Competitors, with less at risk, adapt more quickly to changing market demands. They in turn will grow complacent and be replaced by new market leaders.
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Old 08-09-2010, 12:57 PM   #2348
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Norton Utilities used to be a valuable and respected product. Now the company using his name has resorted to scareware and bundle-in tactics. How did things go so wrong?
After finally getting our boss at my IT firm to drop Symantec as a recommended security product, we switched to NOD32. I thought everything was great, until the same boss went to a conference this past week and had a chat with the Symantec sales goons. Now at our office meeting this week he's talking about wanting to drop NOD32 and go back to Symantec.

I think I may have to quit over that. Or commit seppuku. It's the only honorable way out. Or bukkake.
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Old 08-09-2010, 01:15 PM   #2349
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It's the only honorable way out. Or bukkake.
Only at MiataTurbo, folks.


Seriously, though... I arrived at work this morning, and VNCed into one my computers at home. The media server, specifically. I wanted to check the progress of a download. As soon as I'm in, there is the Norton Security Suite install screen staring at me.

"How the hell did this get here?" I ask myself.

I go to close it. Now, this is really clever on their part- there is absolutely no way to close the installer without going to task manager and nuking the process. There's no "Cancel" button, no X in the corner, you can't even right-click on the icon in the tray and close it from there. Once begun, you have no choice but to proceed with the install. I'm guessing that 95% of users wouldn't be able to figure out how to kill it.

So I nuke the process and then un-install the installer. Still trying to figure out how it got there in the first place... Oh yeah, I installed the DiVX codec on this machine last night. I was trying to watch "The Living Daylights" only I absolutely could not get it to play on the Xbox. So I decided to just play it directly off the server. That must be how this got on there.

Backtracked, repeated the whole process, and sure enough- during the install process for DiVX Player, if you're not paying close attention and just bang through the twenty-seven screens where it asks "are you sure?" one of 'em asks if you want to install Norton Security.

I should know better than this...
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I'm bringing it back to the 80's...by watching Batteries Not Included at the moment lol
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if you're not paying close attention and just bang through the twenty-seven screens where it asks "are you sure?" one of 'em asks if you want to install Norton Security.

I should know better than this...
You were clearly doing what is bold and in red. You should know better.

On a side note, the humidex is so high and the temperature so intense that I don't even have to be aroused for my vagina to be dripping wet....... and I don't even have a vagina! Bah ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!!!!!

Mmmmm........ pie....
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Old 08-09-2010, 02:58 PM   #2352
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After finally getting our boss at my IT firm to drop Symantec as a recommended security product, we switched to NOD32. I thought everything was great, until the same boss went to a conference this past week and had a chat with the Symantec sales goons. Now at our office meeting this week he's talking about wanting to drop NOD32 and go back to Symantec.

I think I may have to quit over that. Or commit seppuku. It's the only honorable way out. Or bukkake.
Did you mention to him how most salesmen work? They embellish facts and omit details to glorify their product and vilify competitors that may often be a much better choice. If you are the IT guy he should leave it to you to cut through the crap in the sales pitch and find out what is real.
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Hey **** get a spy camera so you can shoot videos of your amazing cars for cheapz!
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Hey **** get a spy camera so you can shoot videos of your amazing cars for cheapz!
Speaking of that, if anyone wants a GoPro HD there are some sweet deals to be had... and by sweet, I mean.... SWEET.
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Old 08-09-2010, 03:14 PM   #2355
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~$30 sweet? didnt think so .....
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Bah ha ha ha. No, not $30 you cheap asshat!
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If I need to swap my clutch AND rear end, do I benefit by doing both at the same time? I've read through install guides for both, and it doesn't look like it would matter too much either way, but from what I can figure, I might as well:

Remove rear end/driveshaft --> Do clutch swap --> Install 7" rear end and driveshaft

Right?
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If I need to swap my clutch AND rear end, do I benefit by doing both at the same time? I've read through install guides for both, and it doesn't look like it would matter too much either way, but from what I can figure, I might as well:

Remove rear end/driveshaft --> Do clutch swap --> Install 7" rear end and driveshaft

Right?
Well, it's not like the driveshaft takes longer than 3 minutes to remove anyway. So it doesn't really matter what order you do it in. But hey, if it was me, I'd do it at the same time, since it's already up and disassembled.
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Yes, that is the one and only Hyper on the left.


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Huh. He looks less Cuban then me.
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