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sup /g/ i have ants in my scanner

how do i bait them to get out without opening the device?
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nothing short of opening that scanner to clean out the eggs and garbage will do. Bait will just get you a scanner full of dead ants and rotting eggs.
how does this even happen
>take outside
>soak in gasoline
>light on fire
>walk away

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Old thread >>48837474
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Yes. The mainspring pushes on the hands continuously and an electromagnet applies a braking force to keep the hands moving at the right speed. That's unlike a mechanical movement where an escapement releases a tiny bit of the energy stored up in the mainspring each time it beats to make the hands move in discrete steps.

And yes the hibeat is just an ordinary automatic. Other companies also make mechanical movements that beat 10 times a second but yeah that's basically the highest beatrate that any manufacturer uses in normal watches that people wear. There's weird esoteric shit that has higher beatrates.
>making it the smoothest traditional out there?
No, the Breguet Type XXII is 72,000 bph.
>72,000 bph
shit, what's the service interval on a movement like that?
You take it out of your watchwinder for a few hours to show it to your millionaire friends at the yacht club and you start and stop the chrono a few times so they can see how smooth it is and then you mail it back to Breguet for 3 months so they can fully disassemble and overhaul the movement and replace half the parts due to excessive wear.
Solid explanations, thanks. So, I see the appeal and I get why everyone loves it. But what I don't get is why, at least once a thread, someone asks Hi-Beat vs. Spring Drive. The Spring Drive is different from your average watch mechanically, but the Hi-Beat just seems like a solid watch, nothing particularly different about it. The comparison between the two doesn't make sense to me. Am I missing something?

Also, Nine mentioned tuning fork movements, somewhat unrelated question, Bulova is the only company to ever make those, right?

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Do you feel it is wrong to block ads?

Saw this while looking up some SQL stuff. Talk about passive aggressive. Just made me want the site to fail. Cunt.
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>You have no hope of ever appeasing a hr whore, she will never hire you because after gender/racial quotas you're not even in the top 10
People actually believe this?
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While I use uBlock origin everywhere and add whiny messages to the filter as well, I realize that websites are going to move to the subscription model if too many people use adblocking addons.

For that reason, I promote the disuse of adblocks to my friends and family, and tell them to spread the message. The more people that think it's immoral, the longer it'll be until all web content gets paywalled up.

So spread the word. Adblocking is "immoral" or whatever. Tell them it's equivalent to smoking a cigarette in front of a baby and then kicking it out the front door. Do your part in preserving a free web. :^)
>implying the useless Asian female programmer isn't endemic
Why do you think they're hired? Because they had huge gpas and a web hosting business in their free time? Or because hr patronisingly believes she needs help getting a job?

Let's cut the bullshit, it's obvious who is deciding who gets hired and who's not and its absolutely not the guy who can point out a real programmer.
>Basically the only endgame here is that if you put your content on the public internet, you can't complain if people look at it without paying.
such clarity

>Most sites won't do that because for 99% of websites, nobody would pay.
truth. this is why the advertising companies exist. if your content is worth anything that post it for sale. otherwise stop complaining. In reality people only care about the food on their dinner plates. not sure where they came up with the idea of paying for entertainment. especially in this day and age.

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>It's happening live
HackingTeam, the italian company known for selling espionage malware to governments, just got severely rekt. 400GB of internal e-mails, files and source code published via BitTorrent.

>Since we have nothing to hide, we're publishing all our e-mails, files, and source code >https://mega.co.nz/#!Xx1lhChT!rbB-LQQyRypxd5bcQnqu-IMZN20ygW_lWfdHdqpKH3E

Did anyone here look at it yet?
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So you don't have any work to do. Why are you pretending to be important?
I wonder how long it will be until people get wise to the surveillance when AV start getting hits.

Do you think people feign importance on an anonymous anime image board?
I'm anonymous, I'm not important. Your attempts to hit some ego are completely missing me, sorry.
It's really clear that you have something is rustling you about this leaks, I could care less.
>not knowing about tripfags

And I'm sorry for saying those things. You are a good person anon. I don't mean to be rude, I really don't.

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Amazed that there's no thread!
I'm about halfway to that new monitor!
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what speakers are those? they look so dopey
What's that wall material? Is it some kind of painted fiberboard?
What speakers/stands. Do you enjoy the sound? I'm looking at upgrading my basic desktop speakers.
Hercules XPS 80 DJ Monitor

Not the best in their price range but I enjoy them completely.

I've satisfyingly owned this fine piece of tech for the past two years but thanks to planned obsolescence my phone is slowly turning into a paperweight. Apps are launching slower, ram is leaking, phone is overheating, etc.

I'm thinking about just throwing the stock google version but before I do I'd like the advice from true tech /g/angstas. I'm coming from the stock HTC Sense 6.0, Lollipop 5.0.2, AT&T btw
I've had CM on my previous phone (Nexus S) and this was my first thought when going custom rom but since google offers a play edition rom, I'd like some general advice
Why do people hate cm? It's literally just aosp with features.

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Can I still buy a Windows 7 product key online? I can't find my key for my copy. Everywhere I've looked is BS windows 8 garbage, Any help /g/?
pirate it?
>le I don't like windows 8 meme

Got a link? I've been trying to find a decent one but no one is seeding.
Thank you anon

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Previous thread at >>48851598

What are you working on, /g/?
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I thought python scripts already could handle the environment?
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Correct, c# isn't completely interpreted, same with java. It turns into bytecode which to me seems like class conscious assembly code. You can do the same thing with python, btw, actually you can compile python into actually machinecode and have it run fast as fuck.

This kind of begs the question, why wasn't arm assembly written like that? Or at least written with virtual machines in mind.
Stallman is love
Stallman is life

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Xperia Z5 launching in September with
>4,500mAh battery
>Snapdragon 820
>4GB of RAM
>21MP camera

Wait what, didn't Z3+/Z4 just launch? Are they even out yet? What the fuck Sony.
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in what ways has the z series gotten worse with each iteration
since the Z
>battery life has gone up, by a lot
>still has sd card support
>every version has gotten a better performing SoC
>screen has improved or remained the same
>camera has improved or remained the same

I can't think of a single way it's regressed.
And I thought they didn't want to release a new flagship phone every two weeks anymore.
The Japanese are strange about the number four for some reason (the Panasonic VT50 succeeded the VT30 with one year between them)
So by that logic you should never purchase electronics as they will be outdated the next day, if not outdated when you buy them. Are you really that retarded?

They even going to do a Z5C?

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What are the best anti-virus software? Thinking of buying a subscription to Hitman Pro because I read really good things about it.
As obnoxious and paranoid it is its been hard for me to break away from comodo. Wrote a keyloggers back in the day and it was the only one to warn against the hooking. While all the other ones just let it walk right on by.
>buying antivirus software

use malwarebytes if you have to use something
what it does is in the name...
Who is this sexual sorceress?

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This is literally the worst forum on the internet. I am a console gamer and I just found this place and I just thought I'd post this because it is just so despicable I can't take it. Seriously, consoles are so obviously superior, with their awesome mods. I have been JTagging XBox 360s since I was 5 and I have witnessed firsthand their absolute godliness as a platform. Through my diligent learning of all the latest modding techniques I have even begun to learn coding through XBox, using the web browser as a conduit through which to access GitHub and create enterprise quality fizzbuzzes for Xbox 360. (It's a smart person thing, you wouldn't understand)If you were just hating on PS4 I'd understand totally since it is lame as fuck and doesn't even have the massive XBox exclusive console gaming library, but you are just indiscriminately hating on every single console owner. God damn, all you PC owners are such posers! You all just pick a platform based on "specs" and "games selection" well guess what? What if I care more about the aesthetics of the unit? No PC will ever be able to match the timeless fashion of the XBox 360 and its clearly inspired successor the XBox One. Look at those gentle curves on the unit? I challenge you to find a PC with such beautiful curves. I'll bet you're all the same people from /r/fatpeoplehate, you person-hating scum. I have been spreading the word of third-wave feminism for over a decade now to my internet followers through the use of intellectually driven memes for the independent woman. You male scumbag fat-hating PC gamers just don't get that a real gaming system has curves, and as much as I'd love to have you all slaughtered for not being the true sex your true violation is in disrespecting the humble console. Microsoft is the company behind the XBox and they are the largest company of all time. How could they be the biggest if XBox isn't the best platform? XBoxes cost less and yet Microsoft makes more what gives?
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Saved, heres your reply
Why the fuck did you make best girl noire so fucking hard to get?
ayy lmao

Is the 390x worth it???? In the market for a new GPU, and not really looking to go Nvidia because I don't want to buy used, and the 980 is a bit out of my budget.
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fuck no
dont listen to that guy
Asus is one of the best
I'd avoid the 390 all together, you're getting worse performance than a 290X for a higher price.
The 390x is an overclocked 290x with 8GB of vram
8GB 290x is $40 more than the 4GB, and I honestly have no idea if the card can even take advantage of the extra VRAM, or if it's worth the $40. If the 390x is a 290x with more VRAM, and I got the 8GB 290x, I'd essentially be saving $50-$70 on a 390x. Opinions???????
390 8GB - $330
290x 8GB - $375

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>20 fucking 15
>gigabit internet is still prohibitively expensive and not even available in most places
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So has Net Neutrality done anything recent besides give AT&T a hefty fine? I was expecting a lot more progress in competition by now
Net neutrality doesn't really enforce unfair pricing. It stops the Broadband companies from slowing down connections, such as their competitors websites or connections on their network.

Yeah but it also stops them from hogging up the infrastructure preventing competition right? Fiber Optics can be installed without the cable companies wagging their fat sausage fingers.
I guess that's true, but personally I don't expect much progress to be made for years to come, considering how expensive the infrastructure can be for fiber optics.
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>I pay 15$ for 150up and 80 down.
where in the fuck do you live

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gestures on laptops... do you use them?
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Not on desktop, but on laptop
Only 2 finger scroll and pinch to zoom
4 fingers swipe up in Win 10 opens Cortana/search.

Its obviously he's a mac shill.
gestures work reliably only on Macs. on PC's they suck shit.

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