Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Sep 2005 11:59 UTC, submitted by jasnils
Opera Software "Opera Software today permanently removed the ad banner and licensing fee from its award-winning Web browser. The ad-free, full-featured Opera browser is now available for download, completely free of charge, here." This news got submitted a staggering 14 times, and as far as I know, that's a record.
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I really have to wonder...
by Bascule on Tue 20th Sep 2005 18:52 UTC
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...what kind of crazy open source zealot would turn down free beer because the manufacturer won't divulge the recipe

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RE: I really have to wonder...
by on Tue 20th Sep 2005 20:02 in reply to "I really have to wonder..."
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...what kind of crazy open source zealot would turn down free beer because the manufacturer won't divulge the recipe

The kind that has 3 kegs of his friend's finest home brew when you're offering them Budweiser or, to be fair, Alaskan Smoked Porter.

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RE: I really have to wonder...
by on Tue 20th Sep 2005 21:38 in reply to "I really have to wonder..."
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...what kind of crazy open source zealot would turn down free beer because the manufacturer won't divulge the recipe

Those that a accustomed to drinking free beer from manufactures that do divulge the recipe and a familiar with those that do not divulge the recipe and a known to use suspicious contents.

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RE: I really have to wonder...
by on Wed 21st Sep 2005 01:37 in reply to "I really have to wonder..."
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Oh, I really have to wonder, too, how a very common phrase like this get a 5 positive moderation. What's happening here? Did you really find 5 mo^H^Hgentlemen to vote +5?

Now, to be on-topic, just a word to make you think:

"Soylent Green".

(Actually, that's two, I know...)

dLb

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