| Tech Board|| re: Top Three Most Irritating Things News Websites Do - Broketec on 10/20/14 at 4:23 pm|
Video ads that preceed videos when the ad is longer than the video I want to watch.
F that. ...
| Tech Board|| re: Technology device you purchased but nobody else did - Broketec on 10/20/14 at 4:22 pm|
This looks like a digital pregnancy test.
I bought google glass. Kept it a week and ebayed it. Completely useless technology for way too much money. ...
| Tech Board|| re: Issues with PLEX on ROKU - Broketec on 10/20/14 at 4:19 pm|
I experienced a similar issue but it resolved itself.
I don't remember if the resolution was an update to the plex client on my media server or an update to the app on roku.
I updated one or the other and the issue fixed itself but spawned a new problem....
I have plex plus and was able to wa...
| Tech Board|| re: worst technology purchase you've ever made. - Broketec on 10/14/14 at 3:20 pm|
[quote]3D TV. I like the TV and still use it today, but it wasn't worth the premium I paid for it. Could have bought a better TV for the price I paid, or saved a lot of moneym[/quote]
Hands down the worst purchase I've ever made. I bought a 55" 3D TV. I never had a good 3D experience with it. Ful...
| Tech Board|| re: Why is visual voice-mail free with ios and not android? - Broketec on 10/7/14 at 1:36 pm|
Are you sure you don't mean voice mail to text services?
Every time I get a new phone, I get a trial of the voice mail to text service that's $2.99 or something after the trial ends.
The standard visual voice mail service has been free for me across multiple carries and phones. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Is it time to put recording devices on all police officers? - Broketec on 8/18/14 at 9:28 am|
[quote]Why someone would want to be a police officer in present day America is beyond me. [/quote]
I've had 3 friends who were all 8+ years on the force leave this year for the private sector. I don't blame them. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Ferguson Police to name shooter at a presser shortly - Broketec on 8/15/14 at 8:54 am|
Ha. LipstickAlley.com (not sure what kind of website this is actually - I think its a makeup site for african americans) called out Darren Wilson last night as the possible shooter, at about 10 pm as a name that, when mentioned to the police chief yesterday, made him look nervous.
| Political Talk|| re: Ferguson Police to name shooter at a presser shortly - Broketec on 8/15/14 at 8:41 am|
Anonymous already outed the guy.
I guess they're either going to confirm what anon said or name someone else they've either made up or convinced to fall on their sword. ...
| Political Talk|| re: And so it begins - Russia shelling Ukrainian military targets - Broketec on 7/24/14 at 4:01 pm|
[quote]This is some heavy shite.
Russia has basically just declared war on Ukraine.[/quote]
That's what it sounds like to me too.
I can't speak to my opinion on involvement, but either way, this is some messed up shite.
If only the Ukranian prime minister and his cabinet had an opinion ...
| Political Talk|| And so it begins - Russia shelling Ukrainian military targets - Broketec on 7/24/14 at 3:51 pm|
[link=(http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/07/24/obama-administration-russia-firing-artillery-at-ukraine-military-targets/)]Obama administration: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military targets[/link]
[quote]Obama administration officials said Thursday that Russia is firing artillery from it...
| Political Talk|| re: Interesting article re: human rights to water - Broketec on 6/23/14 at 3:45 pm|
[quote]Nearly 50 percent of DWSD’s 323,000 accounts were behind on payments as of March, according to the Detroit Free Press. That’s left DWSD with $175 million in outstanding bills.[/quote]
Half of 323,000 is 161,500 accounts.
At 175 million dollars in outstanding bills, that's over $1000 per...
| Political Talk|| Family calls 911 for medical help. Cops show up and kill daughter instead. - Broketec on 6/6/14 at 9:12 am|
[link=(http://www.infowars.com/family-calls-911-for-help-with-special-needs-daughter-cops-show-up-and-shoot-her-dead/)]FAMILY CALLS 911 FOR HELP WITH SPECIAL NEEDS DAUGHTER, COPS SHOW UP AND SHOOT HER DEAD[/link]
[quote]“There was a confrontation where the deputy was in fear for his life and as a...
| Tech Board|| re: Samsung galaxy S5 just not for me - Broketec on 6/5/14 at 4:49 pm|
[quote]The messaging app sucks [/quote]
Download one you like. Glory of Android.
[quote]I get a new case and when I put it in my pocket the screen button keeps getting pressed and whatever app I had opened gets used. [/quote]
Use a lock screen? You can download one you like. Glory of Android.
| Gaming Board|| re: MLB The Show 14-RTTS Story Thread - Broketec on 5/20/14 at 1:46 pm|
Mine says the same, career minor leaguer. It used to say "Closer" or something before I got traded around like a $2 whore. I've pitched for 4 teams in 3 months and come out with no ERA and worse for the wear.
Closing pitchers are full on stupid this year.
I start june with my closer with a zero ...
| Gaming Board|| re: MLB The Show 14-RTTS Story Thread - Broketec on 5/12/14 at 1:38 pm|
Finally got a SP to go 1st overall to Houston.
And it didn't make a difference at all that I was the #1 pick, I'm still at the same 30k annual salary and I'm on the worst franchise in the game.
I originally went mid 4th round and went back to 1 year juco. Replayed the TOPPS series and had some ...
| Gaming Board|| re: To Google Glass or not to Google Glass... - Broketec on 3/5/14 at 2:46 pm|
[quote]For me to justify buying it just for shits n giggles, I'd have to be making enough money that $1,500 is like a weekly entertainment budget. Otherwise, hell no.[/quote]
I'd say my sports season budget is roughly 1500 to 2000, but this year I got lucky and baseball season tickets fell into m...
| Gaming Board|| To Google Glass or not to Google Glass... - Broketec on 3/5/14 at 2:00 pm|
If you have the ability to afford the $1500 explorder program (likely with another exchange option to send in old model for new one later down the line), do you opt in and buy Google Glass? Does anyone here feel like they'd have practical use for it to use it on a close-to daily basis?
I'm not in...
| Political Talk|| re: Jason Collins and gay propaganda - Broketec on 2/28/14 at 1:36 pm|
[quote]It's about Collins using Shepard as a moral and political torch[/quote]
He's been wearing 98 before this "hoax" was uncovered when no one knew he was gay.
How is he using it as a torch when no one, for YEARS, knew why he wore 98 in the first place?
It wasn't until he came out and eve...
| Political Talk|| re: Holder regrets not releasing pics of dead Newtown children - hurt gun control - Broketec on 1/30/14 at 1:00 pm|
[quote]Holder regrets not releasing pics of dead Newtown children - hurt gun control [/quote]
Not once in that article did he say he wished he would have released them or regretted not releasing them.
Your thread title is a dumpster fire. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Will The Gay Marriage Issue Result In Churches... - Broketec on 1/20/14 at 1:17 pm|
[quote]If it did that then they would be deemed as a private business[/quote]
Walk like a duck. Talk like a duck.