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Posted by: Pixy Misa at 08:11 PM | Comments (10) | Add Comment | Trackbacks (Suck)
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1 And to think I was a little bothered by an Amazon Prime delivery taking four days.

Posted by: Jay at Monday, March 23 2020 10:26 PM (vuQH5)

2 Oh, hey, let me tell you about the keyboard I ordered a year ago (End of February, IIRC) and at this rate probably won't get here until May or later.

Posted by: Rick C at Tuesday, March 24 2020 01:20 AM (Iwkd4)

3 And when x64 came out, all the registers were renamed/extended again: RAX, RBX, etc, and R8..R15 were added.

Posted by: Rick C at Tuesday, March 24 2020 01:25 AM (Iwkd4)

4 Amazon is RENTing some movies for as much as $19.99.  (For some.  You can't rent Onward.)  That's insane.

Posted by: Rick C at Tuesday, March 24 2020 01:34 AM (Iwkd4)

5 That might become the new business model.  You can watch it day of release but it will cost as much as going to cinema.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Tuesday, March 24 2020 10:56 AM (PiXy!)

6 Regular non-matinee showings in the US are typically closer to $9-11, so $20 is a ripoff for a rental.

Posted by: Rick C at Tuesday, March 24 2020 02:28 PM (Iwkd4)

7 Most of the Formula 1 teams have converted to making ventilators in their factories, or are about to, while the season is on hold.
Now people will be breathing at 10000rpm with a hybrid power unit!

Posted by: Wonderduck at Tuesday, March 24 2020 02:54 PM (cTMj+)

8 Rick - yeah, overpriced if you're by yourself, break-even if you're a couple, worth it if you have kids.


Wonderduck - that's cool.  Fortunately, we still have this to tide us over:



Posted by: Pixy Misa at Tuesday, March 24 2020 03:00 PM (PiXy!)

9 Clearly, the solution is to invite a lot of people over to watch the movie with y... oh, wait.

-j

Posted by: J Greely at Tuesday, March 24 2020 04:37 PM (ZlYZd)

10 Pixy:  A fair point, although you don't rent DVDs by the number of people, so, I dunno.  In the case of Onward, I guess I'll Redbox it when it shows up there.

Posted by: Rick C at Tuesday, March 24 2020 11:47 PM (Iwkd4)

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Apple pies are delicious. But never mind apple pies. What colour is a green orange?




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