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seen Jul 28 at 21:12

Sadly, I’ve become soured by the SE network. It started great, but went downhill. Some mods are too aggressive/bias, policies are arbitrarily/capriciously/selectively applied, and some users treat the sites as MMOGs, “rep-whoring”, copying others’ work, and posting random guesses to game the system by abusing and exploiting auto-bounty assignment.

I care(d) about the integrity of the site, so I feel anywhere that allows such disreputable behavior isn’t somewhere worth staying. My OCD not withstanding, I won’t be contributing much here anymore and will find somewhere else to help people. I apologize to all of the people I would have helped here in the future.






Press the chemise key to continue… 😈

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As a visual-learner, I often add images to my posts to make them more effective. Sometimes I take photos, sometimes I create them with software, sometimes I find them through Google Images or WikiPedia.

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I’ve been asked hey bro, y u no b mod? get u POWR! impr0ve site. I had considered it and was even tempted to run a few times, but I just have too much to do already, so I can’t take on that kind of commitment when I know I won’t be able to do as good a job as I’d demand. Besides, as the behavior of the other mods became more and more apparent, I realized that it would be pointless.


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comment How to access Windows Registry from actual real MS-DOS
That’s just nitpicking. ◔_◔ DOS was discontinued when they stopped making new standalone versions and switched their focus to Windows only. Yes, it continued to exist even through Windows ME (even though they prevented booting directly into it like with previous Win9x versions), but once Windows 95 came out, they stopped caring about DOS and certainly did not bother to implement a way to access or edit the registry from DOS mode.
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comment how to refresh bookmark favicons in chrome
You can try setting a bookmark while having Chrome Sync enabled and set to sync bookmarks. In my experience, it automatically touches every single bookmark, causing them all to float to the top of the history, and ostensibly, also refreshing their icons. I posted a bug-report about this behavior a while back, so they may or may not have fixed it.
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comment Map “fn” + “home” to screen brightness using AutoHotKey?
Except that it almost certainly won’t work because in pretty much every system made in the past decade or two, the Fn key is a special case handled internally in the keyboard controller hardware and does not go through software. Therefore, it cannot be intercepted or remapped.
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