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Full-Of-Himself “Writer” Goes On Epic Comment Rant

FunBITS: Bears in Boats Fighting Crime

The guy claims he’s a “serious writer” (with Teddy Bears as his book’s characters?!!?) and goes on some kind of epic mental meltdown over in the Comments about a review of his trivial work.

Here’s a bunch of free clues for him:

1) If you call yourself a “serious writer,” we’ve already tuned out.

2) There simply is no right or wrong to reviews of fiction, despite what you learned in “University.”

3) You never debate a review. Not ever.

To compound it all, he says this:

If you think a well-reasoned, detailed response like mine is going to hurt a writer’s career, you can’t possibly know this for fact. It may have that effect or no effect or, in our media-hyped age, the exact opposite effect.

Yes, we can know.

We’ve seen you’re a dick whose writing was based on some sort of “formula for fiction” you “learned” at “University” and it resulted in something so lifeless that even a mild criticism of it sent you spinning into a mental orbit no sane person — or “serious writer” — could ever reach.

Whatever “writing career” you had hoped for is now over.

PS: Don’t bother leaving a Comment here, Harper. I’ll send it to the Trash without even reading it.


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Today’s Lesson

Never fight with someone on Twitter who owns a Samsung Galaxy Note.

Previously here:

The League Of Galaxy Note Women Update
That Samsung Galaxy Note Phone
The League Of Galaxy Note Women Taunt Me
Happy Birthday, iPhone. You’re Doomed.
The Girl With The Samsung Tattoo

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September 2014 Tech Calendar

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1st – Ramos tablets Ramos Announces Three Tablets

2nd – Meizu tablet Meizu: New Phone, No Tablet

3rd – Samsung Galaxy Note 4

4th – Lenovo

5th-10th – IFA trade show (various)

9th – Apple

10th – T-Mobile Uncarrier 7.0

16th- ZTE

Will add others as needed.

Being listed here doesn’t necessarily mean I’ll do a post.


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Onda Forum Now Has An App

In a Weibo communiqué, Onda announces an app for their forum:


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Busted: How The Onda V989 Gets Its Unbelievable AnTuTu Score

Thanks to zs in Comments for pointing to a post that forensically analyzes the Onda V989 and reveals how it gets its incredible — and fraudulent — AnTuTu score [Google Translate].

So after the root, began to run antutu future use

setprop sys.quickmode 0

Forced to make it valid, a miracle happened

antutu 4.5.2 scores dropped from 55,000 to 33,000, almost halved the time to run sub-

Onda — or likely platform supplier Allwinner — modified one of the Android system files!

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iFive Mini 4 Now On Sale At Tmall

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See the Tmall listing.

Prior iFive Mini 4 posts.


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English-Language Jingdong Site Reviewer Anomaly

I was browsing cellphones at the English-language Jingdong site and came across these two reviews at the listing for the Coolpad 9080W:

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A New Sizing Toy To Play With!


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In The Meantime

While I get shit done behind the scenes — and check China, which I haven’t done today — consider this:



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Marriage Proposal In The Sky

Pictures taken today, Saturday August 9 2014; reduced and cropped.

No, this isn’t me proposing to anyone. I happened to be outside, heard engine noise, thought it was a blimp, then when I saw the writing, went inside and grabbed the camera.


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