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USB is Satan; Bluetooth is Jesus Christ

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One group in Brazil is banning followers from using USB devices because based on the symbol design.

Is the USB symbol really the mark of the devil? One group in Brazil thinks so, claiming that the circle, triangle and square connected to an even larger circle diagram resembles a trident used to torture souls down south.

Let's be honest here: the USB symbol does have some resemblance to a trident, featuring three prongs and at least one sharp tip. We're not talking about the current logo consisting of the plug and "Certified USB" label, but rather the symbol clearly marked on the actual connectors. Do a search on the internet, and it's referenced as the USB "trident" symbol.

While it's origin was hard to locate, one suggestion is that the artist based the layout on Neptune's Trident. The three shapes represent three unique devices that can connect to one central destination without the need to reboot--unlike the old-school serial and parallel ports. Could it have been designed using a less sinister layout? Perhaps.

As for the Brazilian group claiming the symbol represents Satan, they're forbidding followers from using any type of USB-dependent device including flash drives, mice and keyboards. According to a report from the Guardian, peripherals must use "common connections." The use of any type of USB device is deemed as worshiping the devil.

On a positive note, the group approves the use of Bluetooth because Jesus Christ had blue eyes.

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    azcoyote , November 18, 2010 8:26 PM
    Proving idiots exist everywhere
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    dimar , November 18, 2010 8:30 PM
    This will make the manufacturers move faster to USB 3.0. The connectors are blue :-) Jesus will approve for sure.
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    N.Broekhuijsen , November 18, 2010 8:31 PM
    :pfff: 
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    azcoyote , November 18, 2010 8:26 PM
    Proving idiots exist everywhere
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    schwizer , November 18, 2010 8:26 PM
    What does that make Apple?
  • 34 Hide
    dimar , November 18, 2010 8:30 PM
    This will make the manufacturers move faster to USB 3.0. The connectors are blue :-) Jesus will approve for sure.
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    N.Broekhuijsen , November 18, 2010 8:31 PM
    :pfff: 
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    dezonio2 , November 18, 2010 8:33 PM
    what if it is a usb bluetooth mouse?
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    bavman , November 18, 2010 8:34 PM
    roflcopter
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    pozaks , November 18, 2010 8:34 PM
    Tridents are used to catch fish. Jesus' trendy logo is a fish.

    USB. The Jesus fish logo. The trident... USB KILLED JESUS.
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    gekko668 , November 18, 2010 8:36 PM
    What? Jesus have blue eyes? These idiots are insance.
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    bgaimur , November 18, 2010 8:37 PM
    Jesus also had blonde hair and spoke perfect English. Did you know he visited Utah?
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    pozaks , November 18, 2010 8:39 PM
    I have witnessed an unnatural union between two male USB connectors.

    http://softsolder.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/cimg4804-easy-align-usb-connectors.jpg

    God cannot forgive this abomination.
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    nukemaster , November 18, 2010 8:41 PM
    Way back in the usb 1 ports where also blue :) 

    As for the devil...yeah...thats right.
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    icepick314 , November 18, 2010 8:41 PM
    so I'm guessing firewire is also dammed because it has word "fire" which is from Hell itself...
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    liveonc , November 18, 2010 8:42 PM
    VGA is Vegas w/o an e & so use DVI or HDMI. Ethernet cables looks like a snake, so use wireless. FireWire has "Fire" in it, & rodents caused the plague, so don't use a mouse... ;-)
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    nebun , November 18, 2010 8:47 PM
    schwizerWhat does that make Apple?

    a minority
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    fazers_on_stun , November 18, 2010 8:53 PM
    schwizerWhat does that make Apple?


    Erm - rotten to the core?? :D 
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    mcvf , November 18, 2010 8:56 PM
    That is awesome! I am going with Intel next time, because J had blue eyes!
    I wonder is it ok to use green, e.i. AMD or Nvidia? You know, just to be on the safe side :-)
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    Stryter , November 18, 2010 8:59 PM
    Oh! so this is how evil spirits are able to possess computers. Of course! That old minister was right! \:-|
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    gimarbazat , November 18, 2010 9:00 PM
    The group is a Satan group itself....
    I am a christian but there are idiots that should not call themselvs christians.. These are people who make christianity look like a coult or sect..
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    the_krasno , November 18, 2010 9:04 PM
    WTF?!?! Jesus was a Jew in the Middle East. He had brown eyes, like everybody else there. LOL.
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    artax33 , November 18, 2010 9:09 PM
    Wow I feel dumber for having read that
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