Slashdot Story Generator
from the damn-they're-good dept
frankt writes “For those of you who think that Slashdot doesn’t update often enough, there is now the Slashdot Story Generator (SSG). The SSG removes the annoying wait between Slashdot story postings. Just press the convenient “Next Story” button and you’ll get get the rush you desire when you see your chance to make the “First Post”. Yeah, well, when does someone make a Techdirt Story Generator? Huh?
Comments on “Slashdot Story Generator”
TechDirt Story Gen
would be the same SSG story, but four hours later. just kidding guys, great site, less noise than the others.
Re: TechDirt Story Gen
Except that… on average stories that show up on both sites actually tend to (though not always) show up here first. Oh well… Anyway, I think the repeat level is fairly low.
Re: Re: TechDirt Story Gen
The story generator lacks the cynicism needed for techdirt stories.
But to be serious for just a second, techdirt stories cover a broad range of topics, and would be much harder to parody, IMHO. Slashdot is too easy, which says something about the narrow viewpoint represented there.
Re: Re: Re: TechDirt Story Gen
So would you say Techdirt kicks slashdot’s ass? Hehehe… my evil scheme is expanding
Re: Re: Re:2 TechDirt Story Gen
Don’t get a swell head. I was originally going to say something like “Take the SSG and replace Linux with VC, …” then I realized that other than some well-deserved VC bashing, there’s hardly any easily parodied “tone” to techdirt, unlike another site that would implode if a single story managed to mention Linux, Microsoft (negatively), privacy, anime, hacking, and geeks.
Re: Re: Re:3 TechDirt Story Gen
It would be amusing if someone put one together, I guess you could try to use something like those boolean recognition systems to try to interact with the site (currenly used in a few knowledge management portals). You could have different triggers for preset replies.