[20:25] *** Tue Jun 12 2007 - LOGGING START ***
[20:25] *** Now talking in #suburbansenshi
> So on a lark I type in csi.com
and I hit COMPUSERVE
> Gil Grissom-sama that is not.
> There is nothing wrong with admiring an analytical mind, Hotaru-chan.
> No, no there's not
> WOW THAT'S DEPRESSING SEEING ONE OF THE PIONEERS OF THE INTERNET AGE REDUCED TO NOTHING MORE THAN A PORTAL FOR NETSCAPE THAT HAS ARTICLES ON HOW TO MAKE YOU SEXY
[07:27] <// J_Daito //
> I ditched them back when they abandoned their text-based interface for graphical bloat
> Man I didn't even realize those guys were still AROUND
[07:29] * FireFly_9 looks at the "benefits" you get from the $19.95 a month subscription on the "About Compuserve" page
> "An all-new My Custom Page that provides greater convenience by allowing members to access and manage their personal information (weather, horoscopes, portfolios, sports teams, news, and more) from any computer;"
> You know how I get that?
[07:31] <// J_Daito //
> Reading the words of the elite information masters that have been stamped on the dead skin of trees, their corpses delivered to your door daily?
> And it's free.
> Yeah that's right, trust google with your information
> Real smart
> And what's wrong with Google?
> LOL I never thought YOU'D be the one to ask that.
> You're the paranoid conspiracy one among us.
> I'm well aware Google tracks every search I make.
> But frankly having it aggregate news and widgets for me is no problem.
> Most of it is If you have it checking your horoscope and weather then they have a good range of dates for your Birthday and your geographical location.
> So? what are they going to do with it?
> Send a f[BLEEP]ing truck to your house to catch shots of you walking down the street
> So I come back from being away and click on Haruka-san's link and see a gay man in a robot suit invading my privacy
> What makes you think he's gay, Rei-chan?
> No straight man would ever dress like that unless he was a Pro Wrestler or a superhero
> and he has the pecs for neither.
> True I guess
[07:39] * flame_SNIPER is away: I'm glad I have school to prepare for
> ISN'T TECHNOLOGICAL PROGRESS SOMETHING
> I MEAN ONE MINUTE YOU HAVE A PLAINTEXT MENU THAT LETS YOU ACCESS SCANTY BITS OF INFORMATION FOR A STEEP MONTHLY FEE
> THEN THE NEXT YOU CAN ZOOM AROUND THE STREETS OF THE NATION WATCHING PEOPLE PICK THEIR NOSE
[07:43] *** // J_Daito // [Jed@dialup666.darkkingdom.co.jp] has quit IRC (Feh, Compuserve had the best ASCII Porn)
[07:44] *** FireFly_9 [email@example.com] has left #suburbansenshi (Far too much information for me.)
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