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Nickname mag
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Signed On Oct 24, 2002, 15:22
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 5, 2013, 15:40 mag
 
Is anyone having any trouble getting Beat The Insiders to work? I created an account, but clicking anywhere does absolutely nothing. I can't pick teams.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
18. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 3, 2013, 15:12 mag
 
ColoradoHoudini wrote on Sep 3, 2013, 10:08:
I havent thought about the game: Gauntlet in a long time.. I'd play another one of those types of games again. Is there anything like that for the PC?

Wii U- I had NO idea this was a new console, or that it even came out when it did. It had zero fanfare and from what i understand, never caught on/hasn't caught on in the states?

Check out Hammerwatch.

I'd also consider Magicka to be in the same genre as Gauntlet, really...
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
3. Re: Saturday Metaverse Sep 1, 2013, 02:05 mag
 
JeffD wrote on Aug 31, 2013, 18:36:
First papal "selfie" still making its rounds and showing up all the news media they have no idea what a selfie is.

Haha. I guess it's a shorter phrase than "Photo of someone taking a selfie with the Pope."
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: B(S)G Aug 31, 2013, 11:57 mag
 
Ant wrote on Aug 31, 2013, 10:19:
Quboid wrote on Aug 31, 2013, 09:23:
Ant wrote on Aug 31, 2013, 01:25:
Cutter wrote on Aug 30, 2013, 12:30:
Hah! Dunno if anyone has seen this meme floating around yet but I haven't....

Starbucks in Starbucks
It's pretty old, but still funny.

Care to explain it? I get that they're in Starbucks (although those cigars better not be lit if they're around here) but who are they? Is their name Starbucks? Is one called Star and the other Bucks? Did anyone get my first post "joke"? What's the insignia, Battlestar Gallactica?
Yep, Battlestar Galactica (original/old and 2003 series) actors. You should watch the 2003 one.

Watch the miniseries that started the reboot, then quit. The show is awful. AWFUL.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
1. Re: Into the Black Aug 30, 2013, 21:41 mag
 
She's 57???  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
4. Re: Morning Safety Dance Aug 30, 2013, 16:10 mag
 
jdreyer wrote on Aug 30, 2013, 13:19:
Probably found the passwords on a sticky.

It's worse that that. Apparently (according to what I read yesterday) they restricted his access, but since he was a sys admin, he could look up the PWs of people who had total access, log in as them, and DL what he wanted.

I like to imagine that all he did was 'sudo su <bigwig NSA guy>'.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
8. Re: Morning Metaverse Aug 28, 2013, 15:04 mag
 
Okay, the new design is pretty ugly.

...and following the /. article to the archive.org link of the old design... that one is just as bad.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
3. Re: Morning Mobilization Aug 28, 2013, 14:02 mag
 
Nexus 4 gets $100 price cut, now starts at just $199 unlocked.

D'oh. Just bought one in June.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
12. Re: Morning Metaverse Aug 26, 2013, 15:54 mag
 
I doubt HuffPo's switch will change much. Have you been around the Internet to the places that require Facebook logins to comment? People are willing to associate their names with some terrible things.

And even as libby-lib-lib as I tend to be, HuffPo is one of the worst sites on the internet. It's a disgusting celebrity gossip rag. You shouldn't be going there anyway.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
8. Re: Evening Consolidation Aug 23, 2013, 05:58 mag
 
Flo wrote on Aug 23, 2013, 02:53:
Not to interrupt your Xbox One hate, but I read that multiplayer gets dedicated servers in azure which is pretty cool. What I always hated about consoles was the piss poor peer to peer hosting.

User-hosted dedicated servers or dev/publisher-hosted? The latter just means you won't be able to play the game at all when they decide it's not profitable anymore.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
5. Re: Morning Mobilization Aug 21, 2013, 03:19 mag
 
PixelScuba wrote on Aug 20, 2013, 20:27:
Carmack talked a year ago about using Occulus with mobile devices to place people in a large open room for virtual reality "paintball" games as a concept. Use the mobile phone's GPS and positioning capabilities to identify player locations and the headset would show a world with these people in it.

Yeah, augmented reality was my first thought.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
28. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 20, 2013, 21:31 mag
 
Creston wrote on Aug 20, 2013, 16:35:
Samir please is hilarious. Fake as hell, but hilarious.

TRIPLE CAUTION! SAMIR, CONCENTRATE PLEASE! YOU WILL WRECK THE CAR!

"Crazy Driving Test?" Oh, FFS. I could not care less about motorsports, and even I knew that was... whatchamacallit. Some sort of rally thing.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
18. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs Aug 17, 2013, 20:01 mag
 
Cutter wrote on Aug 17, 2013, 19:02:
mag wrote on Aug 17, 2013, 18:03:
Weren't you, just a couple of days ago, saying that only pedophiles should worry about NSA spying? How many personalities live in your head?

I dont know, do you have reading comprehension problems? That's not what I said at all. I said if people aren't engaging in illegal activities there's really nothing to worry about, is there? That doesn't however mean what the government is doing makes it ok in the slightest. Did I say that? No. And I've railed about it long and hard for ages now. So, in future, trying thinking before opening your big fat mouth. I know it's difficult for you, but try at any rate.

One of the voices in Cutter's head wrote:
Hey just because most of us aren't Pedo Bears like you probably are doesn't mean we have things to hide too. If you're dumb enough to be sending sensitive and illegal material online that's not anyone else's fault. If you're dumb enough to not understand the difference between general privacy and public interest that's not our fault either. The rampant paranoia of Americans like you is a great source of amusement to the rest of the world most of the time. It never ceases to amaze the rest of us about this little fantasy world you exist in.

"Okay, yeah, it's bad, but why do you care that it's bad? You must be a pedophile. Americans are dumb."
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 17, 2013, 19:52 mag
 
I do like my Sriracha... but it's not a hot sauce. There is no heat at all in Sriracha. It's just a sweet/salty/garlicky thing to put on stuff.  
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
13. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs Aug 17, 2013, 18:03 mag
 
Cutter wrote on Aug 17, 2013, 16:57:
dj LiTh wrote on Aug 17, 2013, 16:44:
Cutter wrote on Aug 17, 2013, 15:55:
dj LiTh wrote on Aug 17, 2013, 12:56:
A spy agency spying? OMG what were they thinking!?! Seriously, grow a pair, man up, figure out your living in the real world and not some fantasy based on a peice of paper created 200+ years ago

Man-up? Really? I didn't realize that the government breaking the law and running roughshod over peoples civil and human rights - and people getting upset about that for some strange reason - meant that people need to grow up, grow a pair and get macho about it. Wow, I guess everyone else has been looking at it all wrong.

Rolleyes

human rights....lol thanks for that one that will keep me chuckling for a few days. Only thing better then that is if you said god given rights

Well if you hate concepts like human rights and civil liberties you should move over to the Middle-East or some country where you'll never be bothered with the nuisance of things like that. The rest of us however will continue to be pissed off about this. Don't let the door hit your ass on the way out!


Weren't you, just a couple of days ago, saying that only pedophiles should worry about NSA spying? How many personalities live in your head?
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
4. Re: Evening Mobilization Aug 15, 2013, 02:49 mag
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Aug 15, 2013, 01:01:
mag wrote on Aug 15, 2013, 00:23:
eRe4s3r wrote on Aug 15, 2013, 00:09:
Ok.... what is "A midsize refrigerator" ? Like, the exact size and performance definition please, does it have a freezer? How volume, in litre? And how do they get to that iPhone power usage statistics? Because otherwise that article is like saying that my car uses more power than my hair dryer.

Stupid sensationalist headline. Or put differently, Click Bait. (I sadly clicked)

Funny: Chrome spell check does not know the word litre... quality wherever you look ^^

Litre=liter, in the US. Chrome knows the word, but not the spelling.

Which is surprising, given that a spell check should know the international spelling of a SI unit..... in fact Chrome doesn't know any of the (correct) international spellings for SI units. This throws me off every single time. Because liter and meter are the correct spellings for the German names of these units but not for the international names. Although meter and liter is probably something Americans understand if not comprehend as useful units ;p

Point is. Why doesn't this spell check know the international spelling of the words? For an american, liter or litre, meter or metre would both be correct to use and same applies for a German. Generally speaking we ought to strife to call units by their international names to begin with.

Just thought that odd. Though by far not the only odd thing with this thing they call a spell check.

Like, dystopian... it doesn't know dystopian dystopia dystopic utopian and utopic. Yet it knows utopia (which is a pretty dang bit weird). Did they get this dictionary from an insane asylum?


Litre and metre would still be considered incorrect in US-English, depending on whom you ask. Liter and meter are preferred. Same with analyze/analyse, everything similar, and so on. You can probably switch to the British-English dictionary if you prefer the other way.

Dystopia/utopia-wise, utopia is the older word by far. Dystopia's fairly recent (~1950), so I guess they might just be using a conservative dictionary as the base. Kinda would make sense. Or it's just a woefully incomplete dictionary. Also totally possible!
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
2. Re: Evening Mobilization Aug 15, 2013, 00:23 mag
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Aug 15, 2013, 00:09:
Ok.... what is "A midsize refrigerator" ? Like, the exact size and performance definition please, does it have a freezer? How volume, in litre? And how do they get to that iPhone power usage statistics? Because otherwise that article is like saying that my car uses more power than my hair dryer.

Stupid sensationalist headline. Or put differently, Click Bait. (I sadly clicked)

Funny: Chrome spell check does not know the word litre... quality wherever you look ^^

Litre=liter, in the US. Chrome knows the word, but not the spelling.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
17. Re: Sunday Safety Dance Aug 11, 2013, 23:24 mag
 
Cutter wrote on Aug 11, 2013, 23:18:
DukeFNukem wrote on Aug 11, 2013, 22:58:
Cutter wrote on Aug 11, 2013, 15:18:
Forgetting for a second the Orwellian overtones how many people are sending emails they should be worried about to begin with? If that's the case then they must be involved in something shady if not outright illegal, right? There's nothing in my email or posts that I care if the gubment is looking at.

I love this guy. He would make a wonderful politician. "Setting aside the fact that the 'Prism' surveillance program violates the 4th amendment of the United States Constitution, what seems to be the problem?".

Priceless.

Hey just because most of us aren't Pedo Bears like you probably are doesn't mean we have things to hide too. If you're dumb enough to be sending sensitive and illegal material online that's not anyone else's fault. If you're dumb enough to not understand the difference between general privacy and public interest that's not our fault either. The rampant paranoia of Americans like you is a great source of amusement to the rest of the world most of the time. It never ceases to amaze the rest of us about this little fantasy world you exist in.

Could you please send an archive of all of your email to me?
 
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
12. Re: Sunday Safety Dance Aug 11, 2013, 21:29 mag
 
Cutter wrote on Aug 11, 2013, 20:42:
It's why I said forget the Orwellian crap for a moment. Obviously it's not ok and it pisses me off to no end. What I'm saying is - that aside - what the hell are these people sending they have to be worried about to begin with?

Unpopular but not-illegal hobbies/opinions/lifestyle choices? Embarrassing health issues? Things that would upset their employers? Life happenings that could be used against people should they try to run for public office?

An enormous amount of evidence to levy against people for selective enforcement of laws, if it's a persona non grata? Oh, we see that you forgot to report this internet purchase on your tax return. Tsk tsk. Audit. Oh, we see that you are in favor of the legalization of marijuana, and you've been making a fuss at us. Maybe we should tip off the DEA to investigate you further.
 
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News Comments > Project Eternity Art & Screenshot
33. Re: Project Eternity Art & Screenshot Aug 7, 2013, 14:10 mag
 
KS wrote on Aug 7, 2013, 13:02:
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Aug 7, 2013, 11:43:
Mmmm...isometric RPG...

Quite frankly, the isometric aspect, forced by painted backgrounds, was overrated as an important component of this type of game. I'd love to, at a minimum, have a freely-rotating camera, as well as tilt down and up and even a limited zoom range.

> fog of war

I'm sure they turned it off for the picture.

The kickstarters wanted, and the devs wanted, to do the pretty, detailed, painted backgrounds. As soon as you move to 3D, you either have to drop detail down ridiculously or pump up the cost an enormous amount.
 
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