Software Anger Open Thread

Because we haven’t had an O.T. in a while.

Also because I fucking, bloody well HATE Flash!

You see, I made the dumb, dumb, dumb mistake of actually installing the umpteenth update that it alerted me to. And after that, nothing Flash-related would work. Crash, crash, crashedi-crash.

So I look into the issue and find that Adobe, helpfully, on their download page informs that Flash doesn’t support Vista 64bit. Which is OK, except for the fact that the idiotic Flash updater insists on installing the 64bit version anyway because, you know, Windows 7. It does support that in 64bit. But the installer doesn’t helpfully distinguish between OS’s when installing, it just sees “ooo, 64 bit, must be Windows 7!”

Fucking sub-moronic, overpaid, lazy-ass code monkeys.

So I uninstall the bastitch and, hey presto, one restart later, YouTube works again. Of course, in FireFox it insists that it needs the Flash Player still, but it plays the vids just fine. And if you ask it to install the non-missing “missing plug-ins”, it will only offer to install that latest clusterfuck of a system crashing piece of shit version.

Other than that, I just wish they’d jump off a cliff and die.

All of them.

But that’s because I’m in a good mood tonight.

Have at it, Rotts!

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Darth Venomous
Darth Venomous
April 1, 2012 22:57

I might be able to help you with that. Gimme a call.

April 1, 2012 23:57

Sounds like a vodka night sire :em02:

LC Jackboot IC/A
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LC Jackboot IC/A
April 2, 2012 00:25

But that’s because I’m in a good mood tonight. I can include myself in the ‘good mood’. Perhaps it comes as a result of playing nursemaid to dozens of illegals (and babysit their kids which are given free run of the place), while trying my damnedest to give good customer service (i.e. not strangling them to death) to peeps that… Read more »

LC Xystus
LC Xystus
April 2, 2012 02:21

I’d recommend a change of career for LC Jackboot. :em03: The status quo oesn’t sound healthy at all.

Cannon Fodder
Cannon Fodder
April 2, 2012 06:06

Sounds like someone needs a bottle of J.D. and a jacuzzi!

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator
April 2, 2012 07:51

Attorney General Holder recently addressed the question of affirmative action, and for how long it would be required. He answered, stunningly, that reverse discrimination has only just begun: “Affirmative action has been an issue since segregation practices,” Holder said. “The question is not when does it end, but when does it begin[.] … When do people of color truly get… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator
April 2, 2012 08:14

Obama Lied, Granny Died The Republican National Committee is hammering President Obama in a new TV ad over what it calls a “broken promise” to bring down health care costs for families. The ad, which can be viewed HERE, airs this week in the pivotal swing states of Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Florida, the RNC said. The… Read more »

dasbow
dasbow
April 2, 2012 08:20

When does affirmative action begin? We have a black president and a black AG. Both incompetent as fuck, both elevated to their positions by their race. I’d say affirmative action has well and truly arrived, and we see how well it has worked. Is it November yet?

FrankOK
FrankOK
April 2, 2012 10:25

Cannon Fodder says:

Sounds like someone needs a bottle of J.D. and a jacuzzi!

The Jacuzzi might be nice but the Uncle Jack always made me want to go out and fuck up something.

LC Jackboot IC/A
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LC Jackboot IC/A
April 2, 2012 11:17

LC Xystus says:

I’d recommend a change of career for LC Jackboot. :em03: The status quo oesn’t sound healthy at all.

Working on exactly that….The money is great but I’m beginning to think the cost to mental health is higher.

BigDogg - Imperial Thread Killer (ITK)
BigDogg - Imperial Thread Killer (ITK)
April 2, 2012 12:23

Ya’ know, I used to be a fairly easy-going, light-hearted kind of person … generally assumed the best of people, and discounted any offenses to me and mine as unintentional and non-malicious. I count myself as a Christ-follower, though I am far, far, far from following His example in too many aspects of my life. I try to do what’s… Read more »

Shaitana
Shaitana
April 2, 2012 13:03

@BiggDogg

You aren’t the only one. Rest assured of that.

April 2, 2012 13:12

Amen, BigDogg. My attitude has done a one eighty, from these people stupid enough to vote for obama, to those not giving a shit about the country. My attitude now? Fuck ’em…each and every one. They are either too stupid or have chosen to sell themselves into slavery for other peoples stuff. If they come for mine somebody will get… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator
April 2, 2012 13:44

Six black men assaulted a white man outside a restaurant in Seneca, S.C. on March 17 after insulting him with a racial remark. Such was the severity of the beating and obvious racial motive that local police have referred the case to federal officials. However, contrary to their usual reaction in such matters, the national media have yet to jump… Read more »

Cactus Jack
Cactus Jack
April 2, 2012 14:53

LC Jackboot IC/A says: But that’s because I’m in a good mood tonight. I can include myself in the ‘good mood’. Perhaps it comes as a result of playing nursemaid to dozens of illegals (and babysit their kids which are given free run of the place), while trying my damnedest to give good customer service (i.e. not strangling them to… Read more »

LC Ohio Right Wing Nut
LC Ohio Right Wing Nut
April 2, 2012 15:45

BigDogg @ #: Here, here..I am right there with you, apathetic to the world. I know alot of people, some I have loved dearly as close family members. You can grab them by the hair, screaming in their face, showing them with indisputible facts, and they still won’t change their outlook. It all started with me back before the 2004… Read more »

Cactus Jack
Cactus Jack
April 2, 2012 16:38

Sometimes I wonder if Joe Biden’s inability to shut the fuck up is rubbing off on Barry. Perhaps a bit too much pillow talk or something, I don’t know. Anyhow, over on FOX Nation, they are running a story in which the big eared bastard is calling the SCOTUS a”group of un-elected people”, that basically have no right to overturn… Read more »

Cannon Fodder
Cannon Fodder
April 2, 2012 18:11

Caveman, what is the address of that cave you live in? When the fecal matter hits the rotating airfoil the wife and I will grab our 2 little dogs 4 birds and come man all the weapons our hands can hold! I would gladly take out a few libtards! Hopefully there be plenty of wildlife around for meats to eats… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator
April 2, 2012 19:48

I keep trying to not be disgusted by Santorum. His idiocy keeps getting in the way of that. He becomes more fringe kook by the day. What a ridiculous little man. Remember Michigan? How long ago was that? Rick said that if HE won Michigan, then he would win the nomination. Well then, doesn’t it make sense that if Romney,… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator
April 2, 2012 20:07

Solyndra was just the appetizer. Earlier today, in what will come as a surprise only to members of the administration, the company which proudly held the rights to the world’s largest solar power project, the hilariously named Solar Trust of America (“STA”), filed for bankruptcy. And while one could say that the company’s epic collapse is more a function of… Read more »

Bitter Clinger
Bitter Clinger
April 2, 2012 20:46

LC Jackboot IC/A says: Jeez but I fucking feel soooo much better that I can support these retards through my own confiscated paycheck. Thanks a shitload you puling, vain, narcissistic asssholes that need to help their own self-loathing through spending other people’s money to solve these pesky problems in turn to get themselves on a ‘higher’ plane of humanity and… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator
April 2, 2012 20:49

JB, whats UR salary…I may be able to help

LC Ohio Right Wing Nut
LC Ohio Right Wing Nut
April 2, 2012 21:58

Bitter Clinger says:

Needles to say when you see a soda vendor on top of a wally world picking off the local losers it will probably be me. What? I can dream can’t I?

Can I be right next to you? Pretty please?

Tallulah
Tallulah
April 3, 2012 00:33

Waaaaay off topic, but this is for Caveman and everyone else who’s loved, and lost their loved one. About Victor Frankl’s famous concentration camp memoir, Man’s Search for Meaning. >>Frankl concludes that the meaning of life is found in every moment of living; life never ceases to have meaning, even in suffering and death. In a group therapy session during… Read more »

April 3, 2012 02:54

The inner hold a prisoner has on his spiritual self relies on having a faith in the future, and that once a prisoner loses that faith, he is doomed.

Truer words were never spoken…even now.
I still see her in my minds eye, young and beautiful, the wind teasing her hair, sun glistening off her skin….she laughing……and I smile.

LC Draco
LC Draco
April 3, 2012 09:57

I do not hate all people….just 99.999999% The rest are called close friends. (And they help you hide bodies!!)

LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.
LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.
April 3, 2012 10:16

(Closes window,, eye’s streaming) We ARE our memories.. living only to make more. Cave, we bought the first video recording system that Montgomery Wards put out on their shelf back in ’84, and have wore out a dozen more since then. ‘Can’t count how many times I’ve ripped into the fairly massive library to find movie clips of lost ones.… Read more »

LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.
LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.
April 3, 2012 11:23

I wanna’ pour SOMEBODY a drink!

FrankOK
FrankOK
April 3, 2012 13:39

LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech says:

I wanna’ pour SOMEBODY a drink!

Fuck that – I wanna buy them the whole liquor store!!

Cannon Fodder
Cannon Fodder
April 3, 2012 18:27

Why does everyone call Odipshit Kenyan? That country didn’t exist when he was born. Isn’t he really a British subject like his father was at the time? Or British National or whatever they were called? Or is he Indonesian?

LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.
LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.
April 3, 2012 18:47

FrankOK says:

I wanna buy them the whole liquor store!!

MMMmmmight have to, considerin’ the possible size of the hit team: The site didn’t just go down, it got stomped an’ they ain’t got back up yet!

Weyland
Weyland
April 3, 2012 19:51

LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech says:

I wanna’ pour SOMEBODY a drink!

Huh, alqaida’s website’s been down for 11 days and counting. Must be the will of Allah! What else could it be?

LC Sir Rurik, K.o.E.
LC Sir Rurik, K.o.E.
April 3, 2012 20:49

BigDogg @ #11: And Rurik too. I guess I’m a teensy bit mellower. I still can appreciate most veterans, all the Roties, except one, and some milfy-women. The rest not worth burying. Cactus Jack @#17: Didn’t you get the memo? The thrid branch of gummint is the Czars. Unelected really isn’t an issue I guess. Only ACORN ballots really matter.… Read more »

rickn8or
rickn8or
April 3, 2012 21:42

Weyland @ 34

Must be the will of Allah! What else could it be?

Maybe they consider antivirus software to be haram.

Whoever’s doin’ it, keep on doin’ it!

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator
April 4, 2012 18:31

Coke caves in face of Democratic boycott threat Democratic officials Wednesday launched a two-pronged attack on states with new laws requiring identification before voting, the highlight being a call to boycott Coke, Walmart and others that back a leading organization pushing for voter ID laws. Coke was quick to react to the political boycott threat, pulling support from the targeted… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator
April 4, 2012 19:22

All of you Obama supporters and voters in the audience, do you know that he doesn’t want you to have a car? Obama does not want you to have a car. How do I know? Well, have you heard him propose it? Have you heard him propose that everybody should have a car? He hasn’t. Doesn’t he want you to… Read more »

LC Sir Rurik, K.o.E.
LC Sir Rurik, K.o.E.
April 4, 2012 22:46

LC Gladiator @ #:
I just got my annual meeting ballot. Voted against all hte nominees, and contrary to all the rest of their vote recommendations. if enough of us do htat, they’ll get the message.

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator
April 5, 2012 22:30

“The president, who taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago,” We should have learned by now that it is dangerous to take anything on faith with this man. So I ask, did he really? I mean, that’s what Obama was hired to teach. But did he? Derrick Bell, the Harvard Law professor who invented Critical Race Theory, and who… Read more »