Berkeley CSUA MOTD:2004:November:27 Saturday <Friday, Sunday>
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2004/11/27 [Recreation/Media] UID:35082 Activity:nil
11/27   The Thin Red Line, WORST WAR MOVIE EVER. Imagine watching
        Saving Private Ryan where this guy is bored and disillusioned
        and complains and bitches and moans for three hours while
        he reminesce about his wife and all the while the director's
        trying to mix war scenes with artsy fartsy crap. 3 FUCKING
        HOURS. This movie wins the Motd's Lamest Movie of the year
        award.
        \_ There's no accounting for taste.
        \_ It's not a war movie. It's an art film, made to look like
           a war movie by a director far too long out of practice.
2004/11/27 [Computer/SW/P2P, Computer/SW/Unix] UID:35083 Activity:moderate
11/26   I am new to file sharing, so here is a dumb question.  Does the use
        of p2p program protects the client more than direct http/ftp download?
        \_ Depends on what you mean by "protect"--your security against
           exploits/trojans?  Anonymity?  -John
2004/11/27 [Recreation/Sports] UID:35084 Activity:moderate
11/27   What do you guys think about this whole basketball player/fan
        incident? Is it the player's fault? Or the fans?
        \_ Idiot.
2004/11/27 [Computer/SW/Security] UID:35085 Activity:nil
11/27   What's the purpose of having/requesting the three-digit
        "security code" on the back of credit cards? I don't see
        how it makes transactions more secure; anyone tapping into
        a phone call or computer network can pick up that number as
        easily as the CC# itself and expiration date.
        \_ It does prevent dumpster divers (aka, employees) from taking
           all the necessary information off of the carbon copy.  In stores,
           you are never asked for the extra 3 digits, as they can see you
           have the card, but online, it is supposed to prove that you are
           holding the card.  But, if you can monitor the communications,
           you can do anything you want.
2004/11/27 [Politics/Domestic, Politics/Domestic/President/Reagan] UID:35086 Activity:high
11/27   There will be no discussion of the dollar's collapse, casualties
        in Iraq, the soon to be cancelled election, or anything else that
        might reflect unfavourably on Our Glorious Leader.
        \_ Ah, the liberal commentators have reared their ugly heads.
           How does it feel to be continuously losing, out of power,
           and basically wrong? And what hath happened to thine cries
           for emigration my faithful liberal? Useful idiots indeed!
        \_ hey motd economists: I've been puzzling over the difference
           between "tax and spend liberals" and "deficit spending
           republicans" since I realized the dollar did this during
           Reagan's tenure as well.  What differences are there between
           taxing citizens and siphoning value out of the US economy
           to fund government activity (besides the marketing appeal
           of claiming to not tax)?  This is a serious question because
           I don't claim to understand the global market dynamics.
2004/11/27 [Recreation/Media] UID:35087 Activity:nil
11/27   Startrek, Buffy, and Religion taught at College:
        http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/CSM/story?id=255051&page=1
2004/11/27 [Uncategorized] UID:35088 Activity:nil 50%like:35020 50%like:35022
11/27   ONE MORE ILYAS THE WHOLE MOTD GOES.             -meyers
        \_  THAT'S WHAT YERMOM SAID.
        \_ I'll stop ilyasing if you stop meyering.
2004/11/27 [Politics/Domestic/911, Politics/Domestic/President/Bush] UID:35089 Activity:nil
11/27   http://www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/americas/11/27/bush-plot/index.html
        Cheney almost became the President. The rebels DO hate America!!!
        \_ A.. D'uh
2004/11/27 [Uncategorized] UID:35090 Activity:nil
11/27   I'm trying to find information on the pros/cons of using
        WebMD (and other health care information websites), and have
        been pretty unsuccessful googling. Does anyone know of
        sites that discuss such topics? Thanks.
2004/11/27 [Uncategorized] UID:35091 Activity:nil
11/27   Find out what people in the Red States do for fun (humor video):
        http://www.transbuddha.com/mediaHolder.php?id=83
        also at http://www.sf42.com/skycutter40.wmv
        Flying lawn mower
2004/11/27 [Politics/Domestic/911, Politics/Domestic/Crime] UID:35092 Activity:nil
11/27   Happy Holidays everyone!  And in the spirit, I present to you this
        story.  Teenage girl murders her mother and posts about it on her
        LiveJournal.  Not a hoax.  Hilariously, a lot of the comments on her
        blog are defending her.
        http://www.glassdog.com/archives/2004/11/26/heavenly_creature.html
                \_ nice web page name! - danh
        http://www.livejournal.com/users/smchyrocky
        http://csua.org/u/a4l (Google News search)
2004/11/27 [Politics/Domestic/California, Politics/Domestic/President/Bush] UID:35093 Activity:nil
11/27   http://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/11/27/bush.radio/index.html
        If drafting can't be possible, let's try a bit of advertisement,
        guilt trip, and peer pressure.
        \_ And this is different from Clinton's praise of the military
           while he sent them to Kosovo and godknows where because?
           This only after he realized they could win votes did he decide to
           stop kicking them out of the White House.
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