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Re: YouTube Junkie

Post by dualstow » Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:04 am

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Re: YouTube Junkie

Post by Mountaineer » Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:37 am

vnatale wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:02 am
Mountaineer wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:17 am
vnatale wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:13 am

That said, I'm realizing I do use one form of texting or instant messaging. Messenger. I use it via Facebook and I was using it last night with two musicians plus I'll use it for "live" chats with softball teammates.

Vinny
Not to derail the thread further, but I'm surprised you use Facebook/Messenger given all the privacy/ethics concerns re. Facebook. :o
The whole privacy issue is not an issue for me. And, further elaborate on what you see as being the "ethics' issue.

I am a frequent user of Facebook, particularly for getting out the 1,000's pictures I take of live music and all the games of softball and basketball in which I'm a participant. And, it's a particularly useful tool for me and my softball teammates communicating with one another, e.g., who can or not make the next game.

Just a tool like any other tool that can be used for good or bad.

Just like we all loved the telephone when it was invented (well, not "us" but you know what I'm saying) but it also allowed the criminal element to do their work more efficiently and effectively.

Vinny
To each his own re ethics and privacy issues (or non-issues). I wish you the best in your use of Facebook. I just don't trust Zuckerberg any more than Hillary; they both have reasonably long track records and Zuckerberg seems to be the worst of the big tech companies. YMMV. You could likely make the same case re Amazon, Google, and Apple. I think Apple has the best record, even though it too probably has some skeletons in the closet. ;)

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/facebook ... 022a646c61

https://www.cmswire.com/digital-marketi ... in-ethics/

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-med ... es-n859651
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Re: YouTube Junkie

Post by dualstow » Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:41 am

Identify common backyard birds. Might as well while we're stuck here.
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Re: YouTube Junkie

Post by vnatale » Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:53 am

Mountaineer wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:37 am
vnatale wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:02 am
Mountaineer wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:17 am
vnatale wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:13 am

That said, I'm realizing I do use one form of texting or instant messaging. Messenger. I use it via Facebook and I was using it last night with two musicians plus I'll use it for "live" chats with softball teammates.

Vinny
Not to derail the thread further, but I'm surprised you use Facebook/Messenger given all the privacy/ethics concerns re. Facebook. :o
The whole privacy issue is not an issue for me. And, further elaborate on what you see as being the "ethics' issue.

I am a frequent user of Facebook, particularly for getting out the 1,000's pictures I take of live music and all the games of softball and basketball in which I'm a participant. And, it's a particularly useful tool for me and my softball teammates communicating with one another, e.g., who can or not make the next game.

Just a tool like any other tool that can be used for good or bad.

Just like we all loved the telephone when it was invented (well, not "us" but you know what I'm saying) but it also allowed the criminal element to do their work more efficiently and effectively.

Vinny
To each his own re ethics and privacy issues (or non-issues). I wish you the best in your use of Facebook. I just don't trust Zuckerberg any more than Hillary; they both have reasonably long track records and Zuckerberg seems to be the worst of the big tech companies. YMMV. You could likely make the same case re Amazon, Google, and Apple. I think Apple has the best record, even though it too probably has some skeletons in the closet. ;)

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/facebook ... 022a646c61

https://www.cmswire.com/digital-marketi ... in-ethics/

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-med ... es-n859651
I trust our senators, large corporations (especially pharmaceutical ones) the FDA, the medical profession, and many others whose $$$ conflicted decisions affect me and everyone else in this country to a far lower degree than Facebook (for whatever it has done or will ever do). For me the potential negatives from Facebook are far overwhelmed by its positives.

I'm sure that if I could document all the potential privacy and ethics problems with cell phones no one here would stop using them. Cell phone usage is now considered an essential for probably 98% of our population.

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Re: YouTube Junkie

Post by dualstow » Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:12 am

C'mon guys. You're filling up entire pages with unrelated content, and even worse, quotes of unrelated content.
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Re: YouTube Junkie

Post by vnatale » Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:14 am

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C'mon guys. You're filling up entire pages with unrelated content, and even worse, quotes of unrelated content.
The culture here (which I appreciate) is that, somehow, it's always ALL related....just like the way if you and I were in person having a conversation we'd be weaving back and forth between different topics.

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Re: YouTube Junkie

Post by dualstow » Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:17 am

vnatale wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:14 am
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C'mon guys. You're filling up entire pages with unrelated content, and even worse, quotes of unrelated content.
The culture here (which I appreciate) is that in some way it's ALL related....
Of course it is, but when I get a notification that there's a new post in the youtube thread, it's kind of disappointing to find no links and just the same rants I can find in seven other threads. What's the point of making every single thread a mish-mash of anything goes.
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Re: YouTube Junkie

Post by vnatale » Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:20 am

dualstow wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:17 am
vnatale wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:14 am
dualstow wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:12 am
C'mon guys. You're filling up entire pages with unrelated content, and even worse, quotes of unrelated content.
The culture here (which I appreciate) is that in some way it's ALL related....
Of course it is, but when I get a notification that there's a new post in the youtube thread, it's kind of disappointing to find no links and just the same rants I can find in seven other threads. What's the point of making every single thread a mish-mash of anything goes.
Your point is well taken. I can easily live with either as I read them all no matter where they appear.

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Re: YouTube Junkie

Post by Ad Orientem » Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:14 pm

pugchief wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:33 am
vnatale wrote:
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I can get everything else done that a cell phone can do better or faster or both in some other way. ESPECIALLY when I am home.

Vinny
How do you text? My adult children, friends and GF using texting as their main form of communication.

When my phone rings, I expect to hear a human voice. If you want to send me a text message, call Western Union.
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Re: YouTube Junkie

Post by vnatale » Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:34 pm

Ad Orientem wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:14 pm
pugchief wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:33 am
vnatale wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:32 pm
I can get everything else done that a cell phone can do better or faster or both in some other way. ESPECIALLY when I am home.

Vinny
How do you text? My adult children, friends and GF using texting as their main form of communication.

When my phone rings, I expect to hear a human voice. If you want to send me a text message, call Western Union.
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: YouTube Junkie

Post by Ad Orientem » Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:05 am

Best Of Louie De Palma - Danny DeVito (Taxi)

"You wanna pedal dope? Ok. Deal in white slavery? Ok. But if I ever hear the word "accident," I will rip your head off and use it for a radiator cap."

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Re: YouTube Junkie

Post by dualstow » Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:55 pm

Ad Orientem wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:05 am
Best Of Louie De Palma - Danny DeVito (Taxi)

"You wanna pedal dope? Ok. Deal in white slavery? Ok. But if I ever hear the word "accident," I will rip your head off and use it for a radiator cap."
https://youtu.be/3lK-BbGUD3U
And shortly after that, "What did you, put a quarantine sign in the window?!"
I really love this character. Whoever wrote his lines is brilliant, and who else could play him like Danny DeVito? The theme song is my favorite song of all time.
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