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"Take no prisoners" -> "Doesn't hold hostages" | 188 comments | Create New Account
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"Take no prisoners" -> "Doesn't hold hostages"
Authored by: bugstomper on Sunday, August 12 2012 @ 07:20 PM EDT
As a native English speaker I will jump in and agree with you. Google doesn't
hold the user's data (or the user) hostage. That phrasing has the more correct
connotation.

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"Take no prisoners"
Authored by: Gringo_ on Sunday, August 12 2012 @ 07:38 PM EDT

I was fully aware of that conotation immediately after I wrote that phrase, then decided it was a "stream of conciousness" kind of thing. I wasn't too sure why I decided to leave it in. I think it evoked an image in my mind of Google as a fearless warrior, standing fast in the face of the forces of darkness arrayed against it. That had nothing to do with what I was saying, of course, but I left it in there as a bonus. You gotta read my otherwise prosaic comment as poetry.

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