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  1. In Topic: The best parental control

    Posted 25 Jul 2014

    View PostBenignDesign, on 23 July 2014 - 08:53 AM, said:

    I have two daughters - one preteen and one teenager. I solved the problem like so:

    (1) they have no access to a home PC without my direct supervision,

    (2) no internet access via gaming systems,

    (3) Kindles are set up to require my password for wifi access (my password is 20 characters, selected randomly, and changes monthly),

    (4) their smartphones are through Verizon which has (for an extra $5 monthly) a parental control setup that the parent line accesses from an app or directly from their VZW account online... this allows me to set content ratings for web access, as well as set monthly data limits on their lines (I don't allow them wifi access on their phones). It also gives me the option to brick their phones with the click of a button. Being grounded no longer means "we can't have our phones until mom goes to work tomorrow and we tear the house apart to find them", it now means "we get to keep our phones, but they won't do shit other than dial 911 until mom unbricks them", and

    (5) if they piss me off, I'll gather up all the cables for all the electronics and take them with me to work in the morning so they can't so much as charge their phones or watch a DVD. Because I'm an ass like that. When momma says no, momma means no.

    Ultimately, however, depricated is right. There is no substitute for parental involvement.


    Honestly this is the best answer I read, and I assumed before hand that B9 would have been the one to give the best answer.

    If I had kids this is pretty much what I'd do. If they got smart phones at all that is...

    I understand the convenience of cell phones in this day and age. It is great to have the ability to easily get ahold of your child (or vice versa). I remember having to use payphones/friends phones/etc to contact home if I stayed after for something at school and what not.

    But honestly... all the features a phone has. No. I'm not for that. A child does not yet have the sense of responsibility to be carrying around a camera/game machine/internet access device/driving distraction/etc. A phone that does more than allow me to contact my kid, or them contact me, that will wait for when they can afford to do it themselves with their own money.
  2. In Topic: Are software engineers considered to be real engineers?

    Posted 19 Jul 2014

    When I was a little boy, I wanted to be an engineer.

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    And if I wanna call myself an engineer, then I'm an engineer!

    Tooooot, Toooooooot!

    What... are you going to steal the dream of a little boy?

    "ALLLLL ABOARD!!!"
  3. In Topic: Almost as good as paper

    Posted 10 Jul 2014

    Agreed with jon.kiparsky

    I have stacks of legal pads, note cards, note books, etc. I have a white board (though I need a new one) and a cork board. It just works for me.

    If my white board, or cork board, has something I want to save. I might take a photo of it.

    The only down side to this is searching is a little more difficult. But in the same respect, I kind of enjoy flipping through all my pads and notebooks. See the ideas I've spit balled over the years.
  4. In Topic: Let's throw out the moral, ethical, and legal issues for a moment

    Posted 8 Jul 2014

    View Postge∅, on 08 July 2014 - 10:22 AM, said:

    There is a difference between ignoring the rules and going against the rules. The OP's question doesn't suggest you should come up with immoral experiments, it just says that you should free your mind. Exactly like a developer would say to a designer "don't pollute yourself with implementation constraints now, we'll see that later". It doesn't mean "please make it next to impossible to implement on purpose, I like it when it hurts".


    Yeah... no.

    If that's what the OP intended, well the OP poisoned the well by injecting all the hub-bub about ethics and morality. Why mention that if that's not what OP was shooting for?
  5. In Topic: Let's throw out the moral, ethical, and legal issues for a moment

    Posted 8 Jul 2014

    There once was a pervert who claimed he aint
    Who enjoyed anal, sometimes until he'd faint
    All the people in town
    Would gather aroun'
    To watch as he bent over and show his taint

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    BenignDesign Icon

    14 Nov 2012 - 05:14
    There's not nearly enough drag going on in this profile. I DEMAND MOER OF TEH SEXIES!!
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    jon.kiparsky Icon

    19 Oct 2012 - 07:44
    Anyway, as I told Clint - it's more fun to play along with the madness of the swamp than to yell at him. It's a beautiful put-on, let him run with it.
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    jon.kiparsky Icon

    19 Oct 2012 - 07:41
    SS was very nice to have around during the GOTO thread. I think when he saw Swamp agreeing with him, that's when the OP realized that he had crossed a line
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    Ticon Icon

    15 Sep 2012 - 22:08
    I liked your old pic better :( R.I.P sandwich
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    jon.kiparsky Icon

    09 Feb 2012 - 11:21
    If you end up coming to Boston, there's a vegan restaurant called True Bistro in Somerville that's pretty damned good. The cook's a friend of mine from college, but he's also pretty well known in vegan/raw cookery, so it's not just me saying that.
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    _HAWK_ Icon

    17 Dec 2011 - 21:41
    Dude my kid loves cheeseburgers, but he calls them cheese-hamburgers! Yeah he's 3.
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    D.Mulroy Icon

    09 Jul 2011 - 08:23
    My friends and I tried the blue raspberry slush puppies with spiced rum last night, they were the shit! haha thanks for the idea man.
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    Guest 

    30 May 2011 - 00:54
    so have you worked with the wp cumulus code and if so have you known how you use it in another site apart from wordpress oriented sites?
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    supersloth Icon

    11 Apr 2011 - 13:48
    back atcha
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    ararva75 Icon

    26 Feb 2011 - 00:39
    hey dude, can you spare a few lines of C# code?
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    _HAWK_ Icon

    22 Dec 2010 - 13:55
    I would like to be lord of duct tape!
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    _HAWK_ Icon

    01 Dec 2010 - 13:12
    Nice pic - does it smell like hops or malt?
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