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Random Babbling Thread 120

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by dmc, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. henkie

    henkie Hammertime Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Well, better find someone else's shoes to live in then.
     
  2. Merlanni

    Merlanni ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    15 years ago we moved to the new building. It is an old warehouse that has many problems like lighting. The old new building was sold to an other company and the old building was empty.
    With it came a selection of warehouse machines like reach-trucks, forklifts and other types not interesting enough to mention. They were old, but did the job and still do. 15 years ago new trucks was promised. last week they came.

    I work for a large company in automotive that imports Japanese brands. The largest has bought up a company, same 6 years ago, that specializes in warehouse equipment. Well that brand was destined to be our new supplier. Our people went there and saw that none of those machines was up to the task we needs those machines to do. But still they came. Our bosses resisted for as long as possible. The big shots at the top just pushed them down.

    They are slower, smaller, unsafe en unergonomic. The workspace is that of an Asian girl and we are big European/American size males. The picking trucks have no dead men switch. Operated only by buttons just in reach. The brake is a small button. It is a miracle that those trucks have passed European safety laws.

    Everybody is pissed.
     
  3. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    That's awful, but sure sounds like something that I'd expect to hear happen here. Strike?
     
  4. Merlanni

    Merlanni ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    How, by not posting?
     
  5. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I doubt that'd help your cause.
     
  6. Sorvo

    Sorvo Where's the nearest pub? Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran

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    your mouth makes up for it :p
     
  7. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    They are, yes. I'm surprised they're giving all of them away again though. They must be really desperate to get people to user their shitty platform. :shake:
     
  9. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Free shit here, get your free shit! No charge.

    I think I'll pass. :p
     
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    Somehow it doesn't feel like this will vastly improve my sharing experience. :rolleyes: It was bad enough that they removed support for rendering HTML files, now they're killing the public folder altogether, forcing people to use their obnoxious "shared links". It feels like every online service is turning to shit these days and yet the consumer outrage is nowhere to be seen.
     
  11. Blackthorne TA

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    I was thinking the same thing when I got that. How does removing capability improve my sharing experience? :lol:
     
  12. henkie

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    Every online service has always turned to shit, nothing new here.
     
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    Does that include BoM? :shake:
     
  14. Merlanni

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    By the people, for the people
     
  15. henkie

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    I don't really see BoM as an online service, more like online lounge :)
     
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    Lounges aren't free, you know...
     
  17. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    It's not their fault that you two curmudgeons don't share their vision. Clearly, everyone with a positive outlook should welcome this change and embrace it with open arms!

    BoM only keeps getting better. :D
     
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  18. Merlanni

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    Steamsales! Anybody failed their will save yet? Witcher 3 GOTY 40%. Just what I was waiting for.
     
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    Nah, they aren't quite what they used to be.
     
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