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I wasn't good enough at encouraging people to be kinder, and removing people who refuse to be kind. Encouraging people is hard, and removing people creates conflict, and I hate conflict... so that's why I wasn't better at it.

I was a very, very sensitive teen. The atmosphere of this forum as it is now, if it had existed in 1996, would probably have upset me far more than it would have helped.

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choose iPhone 6 or Galaxy S6?

Given that a non-removable Galaxy S6 and a non-removable iPhone 6, which one would you choose?
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fuck this school bullshit

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choose iPhone 6 or Galaxy S6?

non-removable battery?

in all cases: iPhone 6 >>> Galaxy S6

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177 days until i get out of freshman year (aka hell)
1280 days until I get out of prison (aka school)

(as of november 28, 2016)

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choose iPhone 6 or Galaxy S6?

IMO if it ain't removable, it ain't worth it.

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(06-14-2013 08:02 AM)Potato Wrote:  watch the fuq out, we've got an "intellectual" over here.

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RE: choose iPhone 6 or Galaxy S6?

PC master race.

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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choose iPhone 6 or Galaxy S6?

Neither. Something with removable battery and SD card slot. Would never settle for something that can't do those things.

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iphone6
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choose iPhone 6 or Galaxy S6?

my opinion has changed.

if a serious iOS user- iPhone 6

if a serious Android user- Galaxy S6

With a removable battery and SD card, the Galaxy S5 is still a nice option.

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(03-31-2015 06:35 AM)no Wrote:  PC master race.

I wear my keyboard on my chest, and my desktop on my hip.

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S4 is also still perfectly sufficient, especially with Cyanogenmod. My next upgrade will probably be a Note of some kind though... like, years from now.

And don't forget the old Xperia Play for games... if you can find one. Biggrin

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LG G4, bar none. It's like what the S6 would have been had the design committees not forced the engineers to compromise on the S6 for muh unibody

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RE: choose iPhone 6 or Galaxy S6?

Why iPhone...?
In my opinion android is better. If I'm wrong then explain to me

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Android is better because root and custom ROMs exist.

Stock Android is pretty annoying to me, though. If I buy a phone/tablet I want it to obey me, not tell me I can't do certain things.

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Yeah soul, I had a rooted phone before and it gave problems tho. I'm currently using an android without root

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What kind of problems?

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It slowed the system or something on the phone,which it wasn't before. I always cleaned the cache and data,etc.
Also, I don't know if people noticed but since I tried the Clean Master app for Android (the most popular one) cause troubles on the phone and I had to reset. So I only use ccleaner now.

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Hmm, OK, that's weird. Root itself shouldn't slow anything down.

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