First Post! October 15, 2019

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As I noted in last night's Evening Reading, LeBron definitely said something about China.


Facebook's CEO is actively trying to be awful. Poltico breaks it down nicely. Pretty sure I saw this posted as a subthread in yesterday's Trump Dump Chatty thread. (Turn on political filters to see that mega thread every day)

I also saw that Facebook may only have to pay a $40 million settlement for a video metrics lawsuit. Several content creators went bankrupt over this, and $40 million is nothing for a megacorporation like Facebook. Worst company ever.

Google Dat Sh...tuff

Made By Google 2019 is happening right now! They have announced several new products like Nest Mini, PixelBuds version 2, and the Pixel 4 smartphone. Head over to our Made by Google page to catch up on the news.

Fortnite's back!

New maps, new boats, same Fortnite. Where we dropping? No, seriously. I have no idea where to go on anymore.

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Asif Khan is the CEO and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

From The Chatty
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    October 15, 2019 8:00 AM

    Asif Khan posted a new article, First Post! October 15, 2019

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      October 15, 2019 8:05 AM


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      October 15, 2019 8:29 AM

      hi hi hi hi hi

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      October 15, 2019 8:57 AM

      I wonder if the Pixel Buds 2 will be any good. The reviews for the first ten Pixel Buds left a lot to be desired, and at that price point they need to be fucking stellar.

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      October 15, 2019 10:01 AM

      Guess I'll play a couple rounds of fortnite to see the new map

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      October 15, 2019 1:45 PM

      You know, I've got to say, I've never been tempted to delete Facebook than I am right now.

      I know, in the greater picture, it won't matter much, but I'm just tired of the bullshit.

      Sadly my group of friends still rely on it for event invitations and such.

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        October 15, 2019 7:41 PM

        Make a final post about how you won't stand for the bullshit anymore, another method of contact, and then delete it in a week.

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        October 15, 2019 7:44 PM

        I feel the same way. I don't want to lose touch with certain people who don't seem to use anything else. I guess I could post my email address in a thanks.txt

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        October 15, 2019 8:53 PM

        I did it, it felt good, and more than one year later I haven't missed it at all

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        October 15, 2019 9:13 PM

        I havent deleted it, but I havent signed on in almost a year.

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      October 15, 2019 9:20 PM

      Damn I want tacos

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