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Why Humans Love the Internet

from the we're-primates dept



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    Anonymous Coward, Sep 8th, 2011 @ 6:46am

    I've been sitting here in front of my PC for the past 6 hours, avoiding to go out and tend to the businesses of the day, doing exactly what this M&E strip depicts.

    I'm going out now!

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Sep 8th, 2011 @ 7:12am

    Good one, Nina! And you didn't even have to whine about IP to entertain.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Sep 8th, 2011 @ 8:23am

    What is truly funny is that I made no comment on this strip at all.

    However, I will say that it reads like something a 1st grader would come up with, after watching a monkey grooming video on Sesame Street.

    As always, Nina goes for the lowest common denominator by just being herself!

     

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      AJ, Sep 8th, 2011 @ 8:37am

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      2/10

       

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        Anonymous Coward, Sep 8th, 2011 @ 8:46am

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        Well rated!

        You get 9/10

         

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        Anonymous Coward, Sep 8th, 2011 @ 8:58am

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        sort of classic techdirt, the truth only gets a 2/10 rating.

         

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          AJ, Sep 8th, 2011 @ 9:06am

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          When you say "the" truth, you really mean "your" truth right? Because if you mean anything else, you really should add some sources, studies, reproducible factual information of some sort..... but you don't have that do you? Because if you do, I would be very interested in reading it and debating it's merits with you...

           

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            Anonymous Coward, Sep 8th, 2011 @ 9:24am

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            Nope, the truth. It is a kids mentality level cartoon, it isn't even barely amusing, and really isn't much about anything - so much so that most of the comments here are about ratings of ratings, and not the content itself.

            The truth is the truth, sucks but hey, it's true.

             

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              Chronno S. Trigger (profile), Sep 8th, 2011 @ 10:02am

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              It may seem like a child's cartoon, but there is an underlying meaning that you obviously don't see. Lots of child cartoons do it; Sponge Bob, Reboot, Futurama, Simpsons, others that I can't think of off the top of my head. Each on the surface seem like a child's plaything, but hold a deeper meaning that require a certain level of intelligence and maturity to understand.

              Those of us that can see it don't need to say anything, it's already been said. Those of us who can't, at this point probably never will and need to get off of the Internet and out of the way.

              You have my pity.

               

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              Anonymous Coward, Sep 8th, 2011 @ 10:17am

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              Your opinion is anything but truth to anyone but yourself, jackass.

               

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          Anonymous Coward, Sep 8th, 2011 @ 9:19am

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          You WISH opinions counted as facts. Maybe then you'd be right for once.

           

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      Marcus Carab (profile), Sep 8th, 2011 @ 9:16am

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      What is truly funny is that I made no comment on this strip at all.

      Then what am I reading, exactly?

       

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        Anonymous Coward, Sep 8th, 2011 @ 9:24am

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        my observation was only that a bunch of people are trolling the post, and none of them was me.

        Go back to work marcus, some copyright material needs to be made!

         

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          Marcus Carab (profile), Sep 8th, 2011 @ 10:15am

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          In case you didn't notice, you all comment as "Anonymous Coward" so it's rather hard to tell you apart. Despite your narcissism, you are not the only troll here.

          At least you have admitted here that you take pride in being a nuisance and even admit that what you do here is "trolling" - quite good of you to own up to your total lack of value

           

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          Marcus Carab (profile), Sep 8th, 2011 @ 10:16am

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          Go back to work marcus, some copyright material needs to be made!

          You really, really don't know anything about what I do for a living, do you?

           

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      The eejit (profile), Sep 8th, 2011 @ 10:39am

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      Wow, with that kind of logic, maybe you should run for President as the GOP candidate.

       

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    ethorad (profile), Sep 8th, 2011 @ 9:42am

    grooming?

    Uh oh - using the words "grooming" and "internet" together likely gets us all on the FBI paedophile list ...

    Thanks Nina :/

     

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    Shane C (profile), Sep 8th, 2011 @ 7:19pm

    Yes I do this

    I do this day in, and day out. I'm doing it right now. I constantly refresh my news feeds, my Facebook stalker feed, and occasionally my LinkedIn feed all looking for little tidbits of data. Something, anything to give me hope that things are getting better. That somewhere, someplace someone has figured out a plan to straighten things out again.

    The worse things get, the worse news I find, the more intense I search. There's got to be a way out of this mess the world is coming to. Now if I could just find it.

     

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