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Should Ant finally dump the 10+ years old Windows XP Pro. SP3 installation & install 64-bit Windows 7 HPE during Xmas 2013 week?

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Yes, dump XP and install 7 already!
31% (8 votes)
Yes, dump XP but use something else!
12% (3 votes)
No, wait again until Microsoft/MS drops XP support on April 8th, 2014.
0% (0 votes)
No, wait until the old Windows/hard disk drive (HDD)/something important computer related finally dies.
19% (5 votes)
No, keep going as long as possible!
27% (7 votes)
Ant should not be/stop using computers (thanks Otaking71 :P).
4% (1 vote)
I don't know. [gets slimed]
8% (2 votes)
Total votes: 26
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Half-Life Fact Files

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MarphitimusBlackimus/Marphy Black/Revenant100's YouTube channel has a playlist, with currently 24 videos and 2.5 hours, showing "Half-Life Fact Files -- Do you want to learn more about Half-Life? To see the obscure? To witness the oddities? Then, you've come to the right playlist!

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Full Screen Mario -- Play Super Mario Bros. game online with the latest supported web browsers.

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/. shared Full Screen Mario -- "... a fully HTML5 remake of the original Super Mario Bro(ther)s. You can play the original levels, play through some of literally millions of possible random maps, or create your own using the level editor."

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The New REALLY Cheap iPhone (Funny)

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VideoSift shared a funny 1.75(+) minutes YouTube video (also on the original Funny Or Die's web site) showing "The New REALLY Cheap iPhone -- Introducing the new iPhone, it's really cheap!"

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Over A Third of Americans Confess to Verbal or Physical Abuse of Their Computers

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Crucial press release says "over a third of Americans confess to verbal or physical abuse of their computers -- Crucial.com reveals the extent of frustration, anger, and helplessness felt by Americans when faced with computer problems..."

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The Weird Error Message Gallery

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DOS486.com currently has four pages showing screen captures/shots of "The Weird Error Message Gallery" from various software and web sites.

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Code Rush, the Mozilla Documentary From 2000/Y2K.

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VideoSift shared a very old 56+ minutes seconds Viddler video (also YouTube) showing "Code Rush" -- "... documentary covering the first release of Netscape source code in 1998, the foundation of the Mozilla project... From March 1998 to April 1999, an independent documentary film crew followed a team of software engineers

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Which mobile operating system (OS) do you currently use for your mobile device(s) [e.g., tablets and smartphones]?

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This is what your worker ant does at work. ;)

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This Dilbert comic strip shows what your worker ant does at work

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How do you pronounce GIF (Graphics Interchange Format)?

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The Funny, Occasionally Dirty, Hidden Messages in Your Favorite Games

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Blue's News shared an eight image Wired's slide show (one page) showing "The Funny, Occasionally Dirty, Hidden Messages in Your Favorite Games -- It's the 80's, or perhaps the 90's.

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New iPhones are like New Girlfriends

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VideoSift shared a funny 2.5 minutes CollegeHumor video showing a spoof/parody sketch/skit of "New iPhones are Like New Girlfriends -- We explore the similarities between these two fragile relationships."

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Sixteen Colors Draw: ANSI Editor (Online)

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05:53PM [grifter (remove AQFL to e-mail)]  /topic http://draw.sixteencolors.net/
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It is basically TheDraw, but online

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How hacking fixed the worst video game (E.T. (Extra Extra-Terrestrial)) of all time.

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Blue's News shared two articles (three pages NetworkWorld without images and one page PCWorld with images) on "How hacking fixed the worst video game of all time... So why should you give it another chance? Because code hackers managed to fix some of the games most glaring problems, and now it's actually fun to play..."

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Why is it so hard to make a phone call in emergency situations?

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Boing Boing reports on why "why is it so hard to make a phone call in emergency situations? ... But it is a fact that, whenever disaster strikes, it becomes difficult to reach the people you care about.

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