I'm a verified paypal member and have been since 2001. They have my bank information and I have both sent and received thousands of dollars over the years through paypal. I have never had any issues, until now. I'm suddenly in a limited state due to suspicious activity. However, they can't/won't say what that suspicious activity actually is.
Alternative Facts, a much maligned term that causes no small amount of mocking and laughter but actually has merit. Let me explain...
There's this radical notion that people who earned money by taking the risk to get it, shouldn't be allowed to keep what they earned and some how they are being greedy for wanting to.. uh.. wut?
I'm sure every industry has some version of developer burnout but with folks in software it's extremely bad, and it takes months if not years to come back.. if they ever do.
Well, it's that time again. Time for me to talk about how I never post any more and how I have no time. Life is super busy, I'm doing too many things, I need to find time. etc.. Feh.. These are all lies.
I feel that this socialism road people are trying to take us down will have a very bad ending...
If you buy just about any product and have an issue with that product, you have a reasonable expectation of being able to take that product back and get a replacement. Not with software.
I have moved my hosting off Hostgator because frankly, they suck. My site was suffering repeated down times, crashes, database disconnects, SSH daemon crashes/hangups, ..etc..
So as a general rule, I don't vote. I don't vote, and it's my right to do so. Leave me alone. Stop harassing me with mindless slogans and social pressure. I choose, to not choose.
Acting obnoxiously on the internet is not only rude, but it's a cowardly act and you're pathetic if you behave that way.. How about you try something new for once.. Be nice..
Well the other day I went to pay off my card and I noticed that they bumped my APR to 29.998%... Are you fucking kidding me? 30% APR is highway robbery.. I called them up and asked them to lower my rate and they refused..
When will companies learn that their draconian efforts to prevent piracy only serves to hurt their paying customers which directly affects their bottom line!!
I understand brand loyalty, but Apple fanatics take it to extremes.. Buying something just because it has an Apple logo on the side is ludicrous..
So there are a lot of people, some famous, trying to get you to buy gold.. While I was in the car dealership the other day in the waiting area they had the TV playing and there was something like 10 different gold resellers trying to convince us that NOW is the time to buy gold..
Let me be clear here -- this mouse is the biggest piece of shit, I have ever.. and I mean.. EVER used..
Dear god but I hate flying on major airlines. It's just not happy fun time for me.
So a co-worker of mine showed up wearing what, at the time, I could only describe as "glove shoes". They are sort of like water socks, where each toe has its own sleeve to fit in.
So, on Saturday the 11th of April, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) held an awareness gathering in World of Warcraft where they killed four quest NPC's as a form of protest for the unethical killing of seals in real life.
So I wasn't terribly shocked to find a brand new penny in my hand upon receiving change for the breakfast I purchased this morning.. I was however shocked to see that they have been completely redesigned!!
So we have been playing a LOT of World of Warcraft of late. I must admit I'm very much enjoying it for the most part. But we have gotten to the point where we are farming the end game content because by and large, it's way too easy.
So, the infamous anti-gaming crusader Jack Thompson has finally met his match in the form of the Florida Supreme Court who this week permanently disbarred him while in the background the announcer yelled "headshot" for all to see his shame..
"Updates are ready for your computer. Click here to download these updates. " But don't expect Windows XP to actually know how to install them.
I used to think I hated traveling in general, but the more I ponder it the more I realize that I like to travel. ... I just don't like to fly commercial.
I go on a lot of walks here in my neighborhood in order to unwind for the day. I also like to delude myself and say its exercise but lets be honest, 3 miles every other day aint going to do much.
Spore is a multi-genre massively single-player online game designed by Will Wright and has drawn quite a lot of attention due to its massive scope and open ended game play.
So, nothing bothers me more about Call of Duty 4 than how it and every other game, movie and .. media of choice .. misrepresent the Claymore mine.
So yet another campus shooting is in the headlines. And yet again people are yelling that video games are the problem! What a complete crock of shit..
Subluxation is a real medical term, it is an incomplete or partial dislocation of a joint or an organ. As such if you have a subluxation, a dislocated joint or organ, you need to seek real medical attention.
I fear that so many new games that are being created by small developers, like Infinity Earth, are so against creating what they call a "WoW clone" that they aren't willing to even look at some of the stuff that WoW did right.
So near where I work there is a Planned Parenthood facility. It’s in a quiet little area in a very tasteful building not hurting anyone.
I maintain that the RIAA are a bunch of thugs and bullies with nothing better to do than harass not only you the consumer, but the artists themselves by using litigious threats and terrorist tactics to get their way.
I really hate how in America today, and most likely the world wide, tipping is required. Tipping is no longer a gratuity...
For anyone who has ever in their life previously, or may at some point in the future, use a vertical assention device - a.k.a. an Elevator.. This rant is for you!
As some of you know, I was the creator of Palavista.com
So.. yet again the RIAA has decided to sue someone.. I know, shocking.. The RIAA, is suing XM for offering a device that allows people to record songs off the XM satellite service.
Some redneck jackass gets in behind me and is flashing his lights while tailgating.. Clearly I'm not going fast enough for him.
I'd rather have higher prices on products that actually work, rather than deal with your shit Fry's..
Faith is a device of self delusion, a slight of hands done with words and emotions founded on any irrational notion that can be dreamed up. Faith is the attempt to coerce truth to surrender to whim.
I absolutely hate my legs. Not in the typical woman, "my legs are fat" or "I have tube legs" sort of way, but rather in the "I have severe restless leg syndrome (active leg syndrome) and I think they are trying to kill me" sort of way..
One of the main issues with games today is that they are all striving very hard to simulate reality.
Sometimes I wish I were alone, out in space.. A lone trader.. Just trying to make a living.. Not bothering anyone.. More to the point, not being bothered..
T-Mobile used to be a damn good mobile carrier, but their service is starting to suck. Their customer service people lie, are generally rude, and talk down to you.
I am not financial wiz-kid here. Infact, ever since my girl friend moved in, I have pushed all financial responsibility off on to her. Hey it's what she does for a living, and she's pretty good at it.
Everywhere I turn.. Advertising! It's everywhere! Right now, thanks to that damn "sober" virus out of Germany, I'm getting a crapload of German spam!
I refused to judge a person based on their race.. but in turn was judged and called a racist.
What has been solved today? Oh yeah.. You sure showed us.. What was the point? Why did thousands of people have to die? what were you trying to prove?
I got into another Software Piracy debate today.. People just don't get it. As a programmer that makes his living off the software that he writes; Its a tough thing to be stolen from in that manner.