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Rant Thread - What really grinds your gears?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Phases, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. Revenant Ghost

    Revenant Ghost Android Expert

    I lost my eyeglasses today. :(
     



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  2. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    [day job]


    device (noun)
    A thing made or adapted for a particular purpose, especially a piece of mechanical or electronic equipment:


    By the dictionary definition keys are a device, as is a lock. However I wouldn't call items of apparel or human body parts, devices.

    I never listen to marketers much myself, but I do teach English for a living. BTW what's a "gig", a type of boat or something?


    Well I wouldn't call a tablet a PC, and of course Windows itself might not know the form factor of the device it's actually running on. I do have a Windows 10 tablet, but I don't have a PC.


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  3. Clementine_3

    Clementine_3 Extreme Android User
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    Stupid time changes. *yawn* it's too early dogs!
     
  4. Dngrsone

    Dngrsone Android Expert

    Heh. I'd guess then that you'd have total conniptions over my daughter's reference to anything electronic as "technology".
     
  5. Deleted User

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    Well at least she doesn't call it "IT".
     
  6. Dngrsone

    Dngrsone Android Expert

    So, whilst watching some sordid hysterical romance of a television show with Dngrswife, I saw once again the tired trope of cutting one's palm to serve personal blood to whatever the cause is of the day.

    FFS, does not anyone in Hollyweird see how stupid that is? If you are going to cut yourself, would it make much more sense to nick the back of your hand, which would heal quickly and not impair the use of said hand?

    But no, this is Hollyweird, after all... the wound will miraculously heal before the next scene and no one will be in the least bit inconvenienced.
     
  7. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    Ultra rich tax avoiders.
     
  8. zuben el genub

    zuben el genub Extreme Android User

    That's about all of them. Fanboys of the rich and famous. Including corporations.
     
  9. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    Yes, nothing will change.
     
  10. shalemail

    shalemail Android Expert

    Chinese? Japanese? Korean? SPAM ALL OVER MY ANDROID FORUMS, really really grinds my gears.
     
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  11. codezer0

    codezer0 Android Expert

    I guess @mikedt is being put on notice. ;):thinking:
     
  12. Well Mike does post in English- ;)
     
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  13. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
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    QFT :mad:
     
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  14. shalemail

    shalemail Android Expert

    Nope I love @mikedt his posts are relevant.
     
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  15. TheToddDroid

    TheToddDroid Newbie

    I'm tired of mindless hate. Like hating a casting despite you not seeing the person actually perform the role.

    or hate on a movie before it even releases.

    Finally, hating someone for their opinion just because they disagree. That's annoying.
     
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  16. Clementine_3

    Clementine_3 Extreme Android User
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    ^^^^ I hate that post :p:D
     
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  17. no one

    no one Android Expert

    To be fair, most new movies suck anyway. I honestly can't remember the last time I actually wanted to see a movie.
     
  18. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    Totally agree. I've long thought that Hollywood has run out of ideas.
    Kind of like songs - the best ones are old classics.
    I get more pleasure from reading a good novel these days, of which there are many.
     
  19. shalemail

    shalemail Android Expert


    You should see "Get Out" it's an incredible (original) movie.
     
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  20. Deleted User

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    Thanks for the recommendation, will check it out.
     
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  21. shalemail

    shalemail Android Expert

    New phones that don't work due to poor Quality Control.
    Questions? See Pixel 2 XL post.
    :(:mad:o_O:(:mad:o_O:(:mad:o_O
     
  22. TheAtheistReverend

    TheAtheistReverend Anybody want a peanut?
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    That co-worker. You know the one. That one that talks constantly, follows you into a room and even though they're engaged in an activity in that room, Just keeps on yakking at you while you walk out the door and down the hall. STILL talking as though you're in the room when you're 50ft down the hall.
     
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  23. zuben el genub

    zuben el genub Extreme Android User

    I do it the other way. Family members keep talking to you for a bit before they even notice you're gone. Wrapped up in the importance of their own thoughts and speech I suppose.
     
  24. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert

    Not sure if a rant or just funny....

    When your co-worker is so loud on the phone that he wakes up Bixby on your S8+. :D:D:D:eek:
     
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