What's your first experience with Linux? by Vulphere in Linux

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My stepfather uses Linux, and slowly I moved more and more towards using Linux until finally installing Gentoo on my only PC at the time, a MacBook, after making OS X like Linux began to reach its limits.

What do you miss most about being a child? by Jesus-Christ in AskSaidIt

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Not much, perhaps because my childhood often wasn't that good and I am still under 18 now anyway.

Slate double standards by useless_aether in propaganda

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Implicate all white Australians? Is this satire??

Supreme Court rules that internet businesses must collect all state and local sales taxes by dcjogger in news

[–]happysmash27 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Why not just generate revenue from delivering the mail?

Did you know it's illegal to sell home-baked goods in N.J.? by dcjogger in news

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I've found that often in my life. When I was younger, I couldn't get a job because doing so was illegal at my young age. So, I looked at selling things, but that was illegal without a license far too expensive for me to afford. One can't even mine and farm their own resources if they can't get money, because someone seems to own every piece of land, as instituted by the government, and even if one "owns" land, one can't keep it without finding a way to get government money due to property tax, also meaning that in actuality, they don't really own it, but simply rent it from the government.

Ex-Vegas headliner faints at 20-year sentence in porn case by TheWebOfSlime in news

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We can't have a gift economy, where people give things away for free, because the government makes one need to make money via the institution of property taxes and land ownership of everywhere, rather than people simply being able to move on land and own what they create or purchase, perhaps with an area of space in which they consistantly use being reserved. Property tax and lack of everyone having access to land also stops one from being able to make wealth without either having wealth, a job, or government assistance, a main cause for needing welfare at all. People who can't get a job should be able to survive without resorting to government welfare by making their own wealth directly, but sadly, the government doesn't allow that. Yet again, a solution from the Civilisation only fixes what was caused by it in the first place.

People coming from Reddit, be aware of marketers who took advantage of the platform! by Saiditor in SaidIt

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I think if they are here, they are hiding.

Hi I'm me. by sawboss in Introductions

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That's a really nice SaidIt logo.

Hi I'm me. by sawboss in Introductions

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I don't believe you. How can I be so sure you're not actually someone else impersonating yourself? (reference to old joke of mine)

In other news, I am also a real human being human living on Earth, who used to like the Internet and Web when they were free. I enjoy doing human things, like inhaling oxygen and exhaling carbon dioxide. (reference to /r/totallynotrobots. Do we have that sub yet?)

SaidIt is in the top 100,000 in the US! by Yhvr in SaidIt

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Awesome ヽ()ノ!

Pinging /u/magnora7, because this is pretty large news!

Is the difference between "terrorism" and "counter-terrorism" any more than the difference between "us"and "then"? by Robin in TheRedPill

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I remember reading about a game where one's own team would always appear to be the US and the other team would appear to be terrorists, while to the other team your team would look like terrorists and they would see themselves as the US.

I think this post is off-topic for this sub, by the way; if I remember correctly, it is for a specific ideology about relationships. Try /s/conspiracy, perhaps.

Why are millennials burned out? Capitalism: Millennials are bearing the brunt of the economic damage wrought by late-20th-century capitalism. All these insecurities — and the material conditions that produced them — have thrown millennials into a state of perpetual panic by Orangutan in BasicIncome

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My proposed solution is decriminalising homelessness, and allowing one to live, gather resources and farm on land without needing to pay the government in property tax or banks in mortgages. Without this, however, UBI is one of the best options which doesn't change the land-ownership status-quo.

Edit: You know, I am tired of trying to hitch on to other movements in often divisive ways; I should make this a movement by itself, for all sides.

Michigan to Create Thought Criminal Database by useless_aether in communismwatch

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More fascism/corporatism/"capitalism" than communism in this case, from what I see.

Have a drink on me. by JasonCarswell in gifs

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Hmm.

What do you think Social Media will be like in 10 years and beyond? by Greedeater in AskSaidIt

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If they do, always remember: Hyperboria, Yggdrasil, Meshnets.

What do you think Social Media will be like in 10 years and beyond? by Greedeater in AskSaidIt

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Personally I reckon Anonymity will be tossed, with real names attached to usernames as parts of ToS.

Ever heard of Facebook or Quora? This type of thing has existed for a while, causing me to avoid several social networks, as I prefer not to use my legal name even in real life due to, well, never having been called by it and it being less gender-neutral than what I am usually called, among other reasons. It's not even just about Anonymity for me; my online identity is as important, if not more important, than my meatspace one, and also pretty heavily connected to it; rather, I just don't want to be forced to use a legal name I currently can't change.

Complex societies existed before a belief in moralising gods: Ideas about ‘sin’ and 'evil' evolved to stop large cultures descending into chaos by SundogsPlace in SundogsPlace

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For mortgage, Wiktionary says "So called because the deal dies either when the debt is paid or when payment fails." I say: [citation\ needed] ; Wiktionary's statement has no citation!

For government, I can't find any etymology that suggests it relating to the mind, but it is certainly similar to words that do mean it. If it does mean mind though, it could always mean "mind that governs".

New Zealand Bans ‘Military-Style’ Semiautomatics, ‘High-Capacity’ Mags by SundogsPlace in SundogsPlace

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Makes sense; New Zealand is quickly turning into a totalitarian dictatorship on par with China. Perhaps it's that Chinese influence I remember reading about…

How do you prefer to consume your books? by VantaFount in books

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I like ebooks because, well, they can be downloaded for free, and I don't exactly have money for much else.

the power of free speech by useless_aether in funny

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More tragic than funny :/

Seriously censored Youtube video, never seen this done. by SundogsPlace in SundogsPlace

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Perhaps not good for PR though…

Seriously censored Youtube video, never seen this done. by SundogsPlace in SundogsPlace

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Hehe; that would be an interesting naming scheme!

Haven't seen any memes here yet, so not sure if this is allowed, but I guess I'm about to find out! by Laser_Magnum in piracy

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Would be cool if we could look at what we upvoted on our profiles? by Jesus-Christ in AskSaidIt

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The functionality still exists; just add /upvoted to the url of your profile. The mobile client also has the functionality.

What's inspiration behind your username? by Vulphere in AskSaidIt

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"happy" because I liked happiness, "smash" for my old school, S.M.A.S.H. (Santa Monica Alternative School House), and 27 as a random number for the number I needed at the end of my username for Club Penguin. My username is very old…