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Real Name Bill Borre   
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Signed On Sep 10, 2002, 14:04
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
2. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 20, 2013, 12:30 Bill Borre
 
FAT, MISERABLE BELGIAN BASTARDS!!!  
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News Comments > Duke Nukem Royalties Lawsuit Ends
1. Re: Duke Nukem Royalties Lawsuit Ends Sep 13, 2013, 21:09 Bill Borre
 
It sounds like they thought the game made more money than it actually did.  
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News Comments > WoW Revenue Drops 54% - Analyst
13. Re: WoW Revenue Drops 54% - Analyst Sep 12, 2013, 12:48 Bill Borre
 
So the Pandas were a disappointment?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Patrick Stewart Aug 29, 2013, 10:35 Bill Borre
 
Interesting information there. I've only been in court for a traffic violation twice. The first experience was with a pleasant clerk who actually advised me to speak to the judge as the fine might be marked down. I went ahead and plead guilty and paid the fine without speaking to the judge. The second time I was in court in a different state and the clerk was outright hostile. When I asked for clarification about what my options were she said "Plead either guilty or not guilty". I was afraid that if I plead not guilty and somehow they 'proved' guilty I would be assessed some sort of purgery fine, so I plead guilty and paid the fine, after getting loud with her. The security guards all gave me the fisheye as I left the building.  
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News Comments > etc.
3. Re: etc. Aug 29, 2013, 10:22 Bill Borre
 
lol Blue.  
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News Comments > Into the Black
3. Re: Into the Black Aug 28, 2013, 21:50 Bill Borre
 
"We have concluded that the Syrian government in fact carried these out," Obama said during an interview with "NewsHour" on PBS. "And if that's so,...

EPIC FAIL the American educational system teaching critical thinking skills to students.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
2. Re: Evening Metaverse Aug 26, 2013, 22:35 Bill Borre
 
Positively?  
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Free Trial & Heroic Edition Launch
3. Re: Guild Wars 2 Free Trial & Heroic Edition Launch Aug 23, 2013, 09:53 Bill Borre
 
I can't get into the trial. I have a Guild Wars account and I clicked the option to link Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2, but it says only one account per email address is allowed and I just have one email. After downloading the client when I try to launch the game it demands a serial authorization code that, as far as I can tell, can only be acquired by purchasing the game. I sent customer service an email complaining about the how they have got their free trial set up, but I don't know if they will help me access the game before the weekend is up.

This situation is really stupid. What they should have done is disable the serial authorization code check for this weekend or simply put a free trial log in button on the launcher which would automatically log you in this weekend.

Any advice?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: The Truck Driver Who Set Fire Aug 22, 2013, 10:23 Bill Borre
 
I'm surprised they didn't post the description of the perpetrator from the witness. That would obviously be of more use than a truck pic.  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
1. Re: Boy Scouts Aug 21, 2013, 09:41 Bill Borre
 
So gay scouts are ok but they have a problem with nerds? The tech community needs better political representation.  
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News Comments > Shadow Warrior Trailer
3. Re: Shadow Warrior Trailer Aug 21, 2013, 09:38 Bill Borre
 
You feel lucky chump? I mean punk. Damn. I always fuck that up.

haha
 
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News Comments > Command & Conquer Getting Story-Driven Missions
3. Re: Command & Conquer Getting Story-Driven Missions Aug 20, 2013, 15:17 Bill Borre
 
Jon Van Caneghem. Wow. That name brings back memories. Decades ago, when I got stuck playing one of the original Might and Magics, I called up the New World Computing customer service number and he picked up the line. He told me "Cowabunga Dude!" when I said I was from California and said that the last caller was from Germany.  
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News Comments > The Wolf Among Us Revealed
3. Re: The Wolf Among Us Revealed Aug 14, 2013, 10:35 Bill Borre
 
Fables is about fairy tale characters existing in modern urban settings. Somebody is obviously reading it. I read the first issue, but just didn't get hooked on the concept.  
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News Comments > Into the Black
3. Re: Into the Black Aug 12, 2013, 22:12 Bill Borre
 
It kinda reminds me of the monorail they have at Disneyland, except for being enclosed. I wonder if he was inspired by that as a kid?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 12, 2013, 09:42 Bill Borre
 
Dear Friends;

I have just about the second-worst sort of news to relay on the matter of Kate's disappearance. We have more details about Kate's past and background, and they are leading us to the near-unavoidable conclusion that Kate has not gone missing, so much as she has chosen to vanish.

Kate's rental car was returned in Las Vegas, and there's nothing currently to indicate she rented another one. Her credit card activity indicates she was still in Vegas after the date she claimed to be on the road home. It's quite likely her last text message was not sent from Albany, NY, as she said. Worse yet, we have confirmation from her parents that this is a repeating pattern due to a serious mental illness for which she was supposed to be receiving treatment and medication.

Last August Kate vanished, and in that case her parents also filed a missing persons report. We did not know this sooner because we had not yet managed to track down her parents. Once they were contacted, this new information came to light.

When she left for Las Vegas, she took everything of importance with her, leaving behind just enough to make it seem as though she intended to return, but no papers or personal possessions of value. We must sadly report that this all fits the same pattern she wove one year ago.

Right now, the possibility that Kate is legitimately missing is extremely remote. I think it's time we stop considering Kate a victim of accident or malice and instead consider her to be a victim of her own untreated issues. It's Dan, the player of Tasha - her roommate, host, and the person left behind - who is truly suffering the most here, and most in need of comfort and support right now.

If the past is prologue, we have every reason now to believe that Kate is with someone else in Las Vegas, but as of this moment we cannot confirm her location or her status. If you do have any contact with her, please inform Dan. By all accounts, Kate has some serious psychological issues and needs help of her own.

Dan and all of us who were involved with this deeply appreciate your help and support. As a community we came together admirably to get the word out. We mobilized on social media, the gaming web sites responded quickly with their own articles, respected industry members took the time to spread the word. At every turn the community was exactly what it was supposed to be... a community, a caring group of people.

Being bound together by a shared love of games and gaming is really a thin thread to unite people. We're of different genders, faiths, wildly divergent politics, and incomes. We're spread all over the nation, and even all over the world. Yet, when confronted with a serious problem, we responded admirably. One of our own was in trouble, and we all did what we could to help.

By all accounts, Kate's issues caused her to use Dan, and by extension, use a lot of us. And that's terrible on many levels. Please don't let that diminish the fact that, as a community, we proved our worth in spades. It's late for me tonight, but on Monday I will formally contact every web site that posted about this event with news of what happened. We will, of course, continue to post any further updates we receive.

Thank you again sincerely for all your support.

There's the whole post for those interested. Apparently she has a history of disappearing.
 
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News Comments > Strife Announced
24. Re: Strife Announced Aug 9, 2013, 10:12 Bill Borre
 
Witchaven?  
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News Comments > Strife Announced
7. Re: Strife Announced Aug 8, 2013, 21:09 Bill Borre
 
haha. I thought it was great! I was hoping that more publishers would release 3-D RPGs after I played Strife.  
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News Comments > Project Eternity Art & Screenshot
1. Re: Project Eternity Art & Screenshot Aug 7, 2013, 09:15 Bill Borre
 
I think I prefer it the way you normally do it.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 3, 2013, 14:49 Bill Borre
 
Only 8M? I'm kinda surprised at such a modest number. Over all these years, I would've figured John sunk a lot more into it.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 1, 2013, 09:17 Bill Borre
 
IT JUST DOESN'T MATTER!

 
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