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  1. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    Funny, I thought a free market was a free market. free market includes repair and service markers again I don't understand why you're ignoring the repair and service market....

    Jan 25, 2020 at 12:41 PM
  2. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00652G4TS/?coliid=IJYWPG6Z8ALOO&colid=1JH0331CUIJLS&psc=1

    Jan 25, 2020 at 12:34 PM
  3. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    Honestly no, I don't. I'm sorry. Outside of really rare or obscure things I don't find myself needing manuals.

    Jan 25, 2020 at 3:22 AM
  4. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    If you repair something you aren't spending any money you're spending time and labor. If they purposefully install booby traps that prevent you from performing repairs you do...

    Jan 25, 2020 at 3:21 AM
  5. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    why is repair service excluded from your free market principle? You can't have a free market if you restrict the market. And if you can't go anywhere for repairs that is a...

    Jan 25, 2020 at 3:17 AM
  6. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    if you can't get service anywhere you want on your property then that's not a free market. It's a restricted market. if you can't get your repairs done on the open market...

    Jan 25, 2020 at 3:12 AM
  7. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    I'm not against the manufacturer holding proprietary control over there software. It should just not be used to hold the equipment hostage.

    Jan 25, 2020 at 12:26 AM
  8. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    I haven't worked on John Deere's in like 15 years even when I did work on ag stuff it was mostly Kubota and new Holland. Kubota back then was the top notch stuff. Japanese and...

    Jan 25, 2020 at 12:24 AM
  9. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    How's that fraud I tell you how much it's going to cost after diagnostics. Should mechanics be paid hourly? Or should it be based on the job?

    Jan 24, 2020 at 11:58 PM
  10. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    The reason it's there is to make money. What's the farmer going to do throw out a 150k machine?

    Jan 24, 2020 at 11:34 PM
  11. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    There doesn't seem to be much point in it than.

    Jan 24, 2020 at 11:32 PM
  12. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    this isn't about being able to monkey with software. This is about being able to repair it without having to deal with software gateways. The software I'm talking about is put...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 11:06 PM
  13. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    Yeah I don't think he understands. He will want it comes time to repair something he bought that's under this service scam. Yeah that thing you night for 2000 dollars 6...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 8:56 PM
  14. Polydectes liked Labouroflove's post in the thread Right to repair..

    "software you don't own" Sounds like the auto sale is part sale and part license. All good if the software can be stripped from the machine and replaced with another's code...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 8:52 PM
  15. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    One instance we're actually dealt with this was with an old Chevy that I had. I wanted to replace the factory radio, so I did. And I kept the old one. A friend of mine who...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 8:11 PM
  16. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    I'm not going to be trapped in a loaded question you'll have to ask in a way that it's not loaded question otherwise I don't think you genuinely want to know.

    Jan 24, 2020 at 6:03 PM
  17. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    Service contract? No I don't care about that. You have the right to opt in or not. the reason why you would use your services is because your service center sucks. Or you...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 5:54 PM
  18. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    So you still don't understand. I'm glad I didn't waste my time explaining. However if you wish to understand you can ask me to explain. I'll happily do so.

    Jan 24, 2020 at 5:32 PM
  19. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    and you should tell people that upon buying your car. Than you should be required to tell people they are not really buying a car. Otherwise it's fraud.

    Jan 24, 2020 at 5:28 PM
  20. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    This isn't about warranty. If a manufacturer wants to set stipulations on warrenty I have no issue with that I know. That's why you keep bringing up nonsense. I have offered...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 5:21 PM
  21. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    this has nothing to do with intellectual property.

    Jan 24, 2020 at 5:09 PM
  22. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    This is kind of a stupid argument. You can't not buy something after you've bought it. And when they don't tell you the truth when you buy something about they're crooked...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 5:07 PM
  23. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    building a trust, not compete agreements. No. If you're better than everybody else you don't need a monopoly. no I'm looking for capitalism. I want a free market for repair...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 5:03 PM
  24. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    by forcing you to go through them for repairs. your options are either repaired through them or throw it away. not there software. They are locking you out of your hardware....

    Jan 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM
  25. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    I'm not against government regulation because I'm not an anarchist. Government regulation should be minimal and only when it's necessary. My position on this is it's...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 4:55 PM
  26. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    no computers replace typewriters because there a superior product. I am all for Superior products replacing inferior ones. Again this is a service not a product. If you had...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 4:30 PM
  27. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    no, it's using the government gun to thwort Monopoly. The Monopoly eliminated the free market. Using the government to restore it is what the government should be used for....

    Jan 24, 2020 at 4:08 PM
  28. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    because you have no ability to seek out competitors. Not sure what you mean by this? why should the manufacturer have the right to lock you out of your property and then...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 4:01 PM
  29. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    we aren't talking about being people with price. That's a free market. Do you want me to explain what this is about? Again what I'm talking about isn't about being the most...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 3:47 PM
  30. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    Never had anybody not understand what posturing meant. Anyway, you have no idea what you are talking about. I don't think you have a form grasp on capitalism. Now all you...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 3:42 PM
  31. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    More posturing:bored:

    Jan 24, 2020 at 3:37 PM
  32. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    No you seem to be defending a communistic ideal.

    Jan 24, 2020 at 3:33 PM
  33. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    Posturing bores me.

    Jan 24, 2020 at 3:32 PM
  34. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    What on Earth does this have to do with the topic.

    Jan 24, 2020 at 3:27 PM
  35. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    When did you get the idea that I was pressing charges. I'm discussing on a discussion forum. If you don't want to discuss things what are you doing here? Still in the dark....

    Jan 24, 2020 at 3:25 PM
  36. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    If there is no competition there is no free market. Why are you against competition? You don't seem to want a free market or a market at all.

    Jan 24, 2020 at 3:18 PM
  37. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    Okay, I don't think you understand the topic. There is no competition there cannot be because the repair requires property keys that nobody else has. This discussion has...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 3:15 PM
  38. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    Appeal to whatever you wish it's just not a logical argument. If you want to have a logical position try not appealing to anything.

    Jan 24, 2020 at 3:08 PM
  39. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    licensure doesn't insure competence, it insures liability. I've worked as a mechanic for just under 20 years and nobody has ever asked first it second how cheap will I work....

    Jan 24, 2020 at 2:56 PM
  40. Polydectes replied to the thread Right to repair..

    No it's an appeal to legalism. It isn't logical.

    Jan 24, 2020 at 2:38 PM