Elaine Chow
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4/1/11
10:10 PM
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Really? Because I basically just pressed X the entire time and I won. The first half of the game, I could press X while making dinner and chatting to friends in another room (god bless wireless controllers), and I'd still win.

11/25/10
1:40 AM
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I know this non-option is usually thrown around as a way of scaring those of us who hate these new TSA measures back in line, but I wish there WAS actually un-TSA-scanned flights using procedures from before 9/11 to usher us onto the plane. Read more

10/7/10
2:26 AM
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Wait, so the wiki states that Hawke has a wife named Aveline. If you're playing as a female, is Aveline male or is it like a Portia Degeneres thing?

9/22/10
12:29 AM
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@CandyBacon: Plus, there's the problem that we're already seeing with GM corn and soybeans - when companies own patents on something, they protect it ruthlessly and to points of ridiculousness. Read more

1/5/10
3:10 AM
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I'm curious about how heavy that 14" tablet would be though. I already find the 13" ones a tad annoying to cradle in the nook of my arm, which I thought was how tablets would be used much of the time they're in tablet mode anyhow.

12/7/09
5:34 AM
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Interesting. [Renren.com] is actually the newest version of [Xiaonei.com] here in China - Xiaonei was basically a clone of Facebook in the early 2000s, when it was only open to university students. Renren is their attempt to expand to the rest of China. Read more

12/7/09
3:23 AM
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Awesome review! I'm especially curious about the note-taking system and how that'll pan out though. One of the reasons I've been iffy about buying people a Kindle (and one reason I think it's still a ways away from being able to replace... say, textbooks) is because I've heard there's too many problems with writing in Read more

9/23/09
6:19 AM
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Woah, this makes me think of that interactive book in The Diamond Age. How many of Neal Stephenson's dreams are gonna come true before he's finally happy?!

9/18/09
12:18 AM
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The beginning's a little too Matt & Kim Dan Deacony for my tastes. I expected the rest of the show to be just as hyperactive and psychedelic and it just turned out to be dudes talking.

7/20/09
9:29 PM
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@MaWeiTao: Hey now, living here in China, I would kill for someone to actually be able to stop a project because of something like an environmental or safety review. Read more

5/7/09
1:19 PM
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@Jim Fleegle: This is correct. But I am still bummed that it is THAT much harder to stream stuff from over here in China. Especially now that I can't fill my time with funny videos via the Youtube ban. Sigh.

3/24/09
8:41 AM
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@BritSwedeGuy: Doubtful actually. I don't have or want an iPhone - I just want good features in a clever design package that isn't a blatant rip off of someone else's clever design package.