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  1. Comment on My current favourite song: 'Rhapsody in Blue' arranged by Walter Murphy in ~music

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    Listening to this while waiting to take off on a United flight made this moment priceless

    Listening to this while waiting to take off on a United flight made this moment priceless

    1 vote
  2. What re-recording or variation of a classic song do you believe beats the original?

    Did a lot of comparisons tonight, and I have to say I feel the variation of “Why Don’t You Do Right” sung by Amy Irving in Who Framed Roger Rabbit holds far more impact than the original...

    Did a lot of comparisons tonight, and I have to say I feel the variation of “Why Don’t You Do Right” sung by Amy Irving in Who Framed Roger Rabbit holds far more impact than the original recordings done by Peggy Lee, or even many artists after.

    What redo/variation of a classic still holds you speechless?

    26 votes
  3. Comment on Chromium team to make changes to Manifest V3 in response to ad-blocking extension developers’ outrage in ~tech

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    Still does not sound like the chromium team is going to allow extensions to work as they have before, however.

    Still does not sound like the chromium team is going to allow extensions to work as they have before, however.

    8 votes
  4. Comment on Kingdom Hearts 3 (dunkview) - videogamedunkey in ~games

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    The plot has always been a maelstrom of complexity. The writing is genuinely terrible, the voice acting cringey. That being said, the gameplay in 1 and 2 is genuinely fun and challenging. Lots of...

    The plot has always been a maelstrom of complexity. The writing is genuinely terrible, the voice acting cringey.

    That being said, the gameplay in 1 and 2 is genuinely fun and challenging. Lots of changes were made to make them better in the “.5 hd final remixes”- play those and enjoy.

    3 may just need to wait for that .5 remix for it to fix the pacing and plot issues. And if you watch his other video about his opinions on RPGs and anime in general, you can probably see why KH is not his cup of tea to begin with.

    9 votes
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  6. Comment on Dead musicians are touring again, as holograms. It's tricky — technologically and legally in ~tech

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    It’s the dumbest thing they’ve done with celebrities ever. Alive or not.

    It’s the dumbest thing they’ve done with celebrities ever. Alive or not.

    3 votes
  7. Comment on What were the best games you played this year? in ~games

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    HOW IS TETRIS EFFECT NOT ON THIS LIST? Seriously y’all need to play this on a 4K HDR screen at a minimum- it’s like having really pleasant LASIK while tripping on acid and enjoying a pot brownie....

    HOW IS TETRIS EFFECT NOT ON THIS LIST?

    Seriously y’all need to play this on a 4K HDR screen at a minimum- it’s like having really pleasant LASIK while tripping on acid and enjoying a pot brownie.

    ...I assume. I’ve never done drugs but goddamn doing Tetris effect on a proper giant screen in the dark is simply incredible.

    2 votes
  8. Comment on Culinary Diplomacy: the surprising reason there are so many Thai restaurants in the US in ~food

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    Eh I feel like Americans’ love for sugar is a part of this too. Thai food is spicy and sweet- two things that go over very well here. If someone opened a Thai restaurant in a place that preferred...

    Eh I feel like Americans’ love for sugar is a part of this too. Thai food is spicy and sweet- two things that go over very well here. If someone opened a Thai restaurant in a place that preferred savory or sour items over sweet, I’m not sure it’d be as much a success.

    1 vote
  9. Comment on Markdown for strikethrough and tables is now enabled in ~tildes.official

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    i love you thanks so much for all the hard work!

    i love you thanks so much for all the hard work!

    11 votes
  10. Comment on Hacker Finds Hidden 'God Mode' on Old x86 CPUs in ~tech

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    Really just goes to show that if you’re up against a nation-state, you should probably use a wide variety of disposable...well...everything.

    Really just goes to show that if you’re up against a nation-state, you should probably use a wide variety of disposable...well...everything.

    2 votes
  11. Comment on Open plan offices are now the dumbest management fad of all time in ~life

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    Idk I still think internal “re-orgs” are pretty damn stupid and they happen all the damn time. I guess since they happen recurringly they’re not “fads”? It seems like every month I’m a part of a...

    Idk I still think internal “re-orgs” are pretty damn stupid and they happen all the damn time. I guess since they happen recurringly they’re not “fads”?

    It seems like every month I’m a part of a new “team” or “region” or “quadrant” or “talent pack” or “market” or “silo” or “branch” or “org unit”. Often it’s back and forth. Sometimes I’m aligned with [Grouping Noun] A, then B, then part of what was A, but is really just mostly A with a few additions/subtractions, and then a year later I’m back in B, or whatever new grouping that will solve all our issues.

    2 votes
  12. Comment on Musicians only got 12% of the $43 billion the music industry generated in 2017, and it mostly came from touring in ~music

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    Labels drop artists who strike.

    Labels drop artists who strike.

  13. Comment on Disney Outlines Streaming Service, Will Launch in Late 2019 in ~news

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    Uh...yeahhhh Disney is pretty darn good at the latter. You can almost bet this move is not altruistic or competitive in a way that benefits you, the consumer with a young child, in any way. I’m...

    They have to understand they are coming into a new industry and they need to be adapting to said industry instead of trying to corrupt it

    Uh...yeahhhh Disney is pretty darn good at the latter. You can almost bet this move is not altruistic or competitive in a way that benefits you, the consumer with a young child, in any way.

    I’m very much looking forward to be proven wrong, but as this is Disney we’re talking about, I setting my expectations center-of-the-earth low

    4 votes
  14. Comment on Musicians only got 12% of the $43 billion the music industry generated in 2017, and it mostly came from touring in ~music

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    True, but it took some of the power away from the middlemen and gave it back to the consumer. As you mentioned, the artists need to do something on their end.

    That doesn’t do the musicians much good

    True, but it took some of the power away from the middlemen and gave it back to the consumer. As you mentioned, the artists need to do something on their end.

    4 votes
  15. Comment on Disney Outlines Streaming Service, Will Launch in Late 2019 in ~news

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    Totally agree- no monopoly: I think the platforms should have to compete on exactly that- the platform. The content should be universally accessible. I should be able to pick ONE of them that fits...

    Totally agree- no monopoly: I think the platforms should have to compete on exactly that- the platform. The content should be universally accessible. I should be able to pick ONE of them that fits my watching style and content discovery needs (and innovation requirements) and I can get anything I want thru it.

    7 votes
  16. Comment on Musicians only got 12% of the $43 billion the music industry generated in 2017, and it mostly came from touring in ~music

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    Yeah “striking” doesn’t work like it used to. Sadly- I wish it did, people who actually do the work and make the content would get their fair share. I would argue that actually piracy did a great...

    Yeah “striking” doesn’t work like it used to. Sadly- I wish it did, people who actually do the work and make the content would get their fair share.

    I would argue that actually piracy did a great job- it showed that there was a very legitimate interest in digital media that was much cheaper than before and was easily accessible online.

    4 votes
  17. Comment on Disney Outlines Streaming Service, Will Launch in Late 2019 in ~news

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    I refuse to sign up for another streaming service. These guys want to turn all video media into a pay-per-channel and eventually pay-per-watch scheme. We did that with TV. It fucking sucked. Still...

    I refuse to sign up for another streaming service.

    These guys want to turn all video media into a pay-per-channel and eventually pay-per-watch scheme. We did that with TV. It fucking sucked. Still does- I know way too many people who pay outrageous amounts for cable TV service. Broadcast television is 33% advertisements and garbage.

    I want ONE service that streams anything and everything I want no matter where or when I am located in the 4 dimensions without limit.

    9 votes
  18. Comment on Musicians only got 12% of the $43 billion the music industry generated in 2017, and it mostly came from touring in ~music

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    Soooooo if we want to stick it to the greedy labels and middlemen that want us to buy albums for $25 like we did in the 90s, we NEED to pirate it- as at the end of the day it almost doesn’t affect...

    Soooooo if we want to stick it to the greedy labels and middlemen that want us to buy albums for $25 like we did in the 90s, we NEED to pirate it- as at the end of the day it almost doesn’t affect the musicians at all?

    5 votes
  19. Comment on What have you been listening to this week? in ~music

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    Defected Radio Been enjoying the newest weeks more than 1 thru 90

    Defected Radio

    Been enjoying the newest weeks more than 1 thru 90