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Dependency

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Someday ImageMagick will finally break for good and we'll have a long period of scrambling as we try to reassemble civilization from the rubble.
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trparky
38 days ago
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I thought that was OpenSSL.
alt_text_bot
40 days ago
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Someday ImageMagick will finally break for good and we'll have a long period of scrambling as we try to reassemble civilization from the rubble.
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emdeesee
31 days ago
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I think I know that person.
Sherman, TX
chrisrosa
37 days ago
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so good
San Francisco, CA
iaoth
39 days ago
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Literally curl
Stockholm, Sweden
DexX
39 days ago
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Terrifyingly true.
Melbourne, Australia
GaryBIshop
39 days ago
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So true!
JayM
39 days ago
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Hahaha
Atlanta, GA
rickhensley
40 days ago
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It is like they’re looking into the history of every complaint I’ve ever worked for...
Ohio

AlomWare Reset 2.50

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AlomWare Reset: Why wait for your PC to reboot? Quickly reset in 10 seconds instead! Read more...
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trparky
1695 days ago
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Here's a better answer... Get an SSD. Not only do you get faster boot times with an SSD but your system's overall performance will be so much better with an SSD. Save your money, don't buy this snake oil; buy an SSD instead.
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Beer

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Mmmm, this is such a positive experience! I feel no social pressure to enjoy it at all!
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trparky
1940 days ago
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If you have only drank the mass produced, mass marketed beers and say that you don't like beer, well then... that's your problem. Most mass produced swill is just that, swill. Please pour that back into the sick horse it came out of. If you want good beer, discover micro-brew.
alt_text_bot
1940 days ago
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Mmmm, this is such a positive experience! I feel no social pressure to enjoy it at all!
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llucax
1928 days ago
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Finally somebody else say it!
Berlin
ktgeek
1936 days ago
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Don't like it, don't drink it. It's okay. I don't like most hard liquor. And there are types of beer I don't like, but in general...MMMMMMM beer.
Bartlett, IL
austinstorm
1937 days ago
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It took me a loong time to like beer. I'm not fond of the trend of really hoppy beers, and prefer Belgians. I still like craft cocktails better on the whole, but beer is worth acquiring a taste for.
Moscow, Idaho
mrobold
1939 days ago
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I once felt as you do. Drink some more...it will go away.
Orange County, California
mdurakovich
1939 days ago
That's not acquired taste, that's Stockholm Syndrome
effingunicorns
1940 days ago
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And this is why I prefer fruity drinks. Bite me, social pressure!
markcaudill
1940 days ago
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I really like beer. The learning-to-like-beer phase for me was short. I do think it's kind of silly to keep drinking it if you don't like it though. Why would a grown person spend their money on something they don't like?
Washington, DC
eraycollins
1940 days ago
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This is my recollection from about age fifteen or sixteen years.
tante
1940 days ago
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xkcd on beer (and probably other aquired tastes).
Berlin/Germany
JayM
1940 days ago
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Ha!
Atlanta, GA
pseudomatic
1940 days ago
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Beer tasting bad is a feature. You have to earn the right to be drunk.
ddmf
1940 days ago
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It's not that you don't like beer - it's that you haven't found the beer for you yet...
Dundee
skittone
1939 days ago
Nope. Some of us just don't like beer.
korg250
1939 days ago
@skittone : then don't drink it!

Pirated movie service Popcorn Time goes P2P to side-step legal action

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As some of you may know, Popcorn Time (and its various iterations) has gone through a number of ups and downs in order to offer its community pirated movies. In order to protect itself and its users even further, Popcorn Time is adapting into a peer-to-peer based service.

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trparky
2016 days ago
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Use this and get a DMCA notice? Nope, not worth it. Better to go and rent the content you want or buy it from iTunes or Amazon.com.
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Worrying

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If the breaking news is about an event at a hospital or a lab, move it all the way over to the right.
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trparky
2094 days ago
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Alt: If the breaking news is about an event at a hospital or a lab, move it all the way over to the right.
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shyamy
2084 days ago
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Pretty accurate
Bear, DE, USA
bronzehedwick
2094 days ago
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Perfect.
Astoria NY

SMFW

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wtfw it's like smho tbfh, imdb.
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trparky
2112 days ago
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Alt Text: wtfw it's like smho tbfh, imdb.
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Tobiah
2110 days ago
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Explainxkcd.com
San Jose, California
bluegecko
2112 days ago
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I'm failing to figure out the alt text, and I doubt Randal wrote random letters. Any ideas?
New York, NY
scifiknitter
2112 days ago
imdb is a website and is an acronym for "internet movie database".
ZeroEffect
2112 days ago
I think it's abbreviations combined. Like smh and lmho would be shaking my head off. But this comic does sometimes go over my head.
mrfarenheit
2112 days ago
I use Explain XKCD in these cases.. http://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/1460
noam87
2112 days ago
to be fucking honest, I didn't get it either.
Brstrk
2112 days ago
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... Lollwut? Brb, bbq sos.
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