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Nickname dubfanatic
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Signed On Aug 18, 1999, 17:13
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
10. Re: Morning Safety Dance Nov 18, 2013, 18:55 dubfanatic
 
Come on Blue, linking to Infowars? Really? Might as well link to Free Republic and Stormfront while you're at it.  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
9. Re: Apple's iPad problem Oct 23, 2013, 16:44 dubfanatic
 
Creston wrote on Oct 23, 2013, 10:45:
One of the girls at my church awhile ago complained that she "was the only one in her class who didn't have an iPhone 5!" (she had to make do with a 4s.) I wanted to freaking smack her.

Nobody has ever been envious about another's possessions before in the history of mankind! Apple is so powerful that they managed to create an entirely new human emotion!

Pigeon wrote:
If only those people would realize its complete and total crap before they buy it then could avoid the whole vicious circle.

I'm so glad we have people like you to tell those idiots what's what. Let's all print out copies of this and hand them out in front of the local Apple Store.

Cutter wrote:
Environmental nightmare aside that is the conspicuous consumption I suppose Apple could always include an American flag to burn with each new iPad. I'm sure Apple supporters would just love it!

I wasn't aware that Apple products were the only electronic products that contribute to environmental degradation, or that they were the only ones manufactured overseas. I guess all that news about new Apple products being assembled in the US is false?

HorrorScope wrote:
Think of Apple Customers like this... they invested in the company, they made 10's of thousands of dollars off of that. In return they buy everything to continue to profit from their investment and sell word of mouth any chance they could to again help their investment. That is the best explanation I have for the phenomenon.

Makes sense. There's no possible way that Apple customers might simply prefer the products to the competition. The simplest explanation is always the wrong one.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
1. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs Oct 12, 2013, 12:47 dubfanatic
 
It's funny how nerds can be so rational and logical about things, and then when it comes to pet topics like DRM or online privacy they throw it all out the window.

Guess what nerds? It's already like this now. If you write software that breaks the DRM built into Flash or Silverlight you will get in trouble. That ship sailed about 15 years ago. Yes it sucks that people pay for DRM but the free market that libertarian nerds love so much has decided that it's worth having around. Why keep it in annoying, insecure, inefficient plugins and not move it into the browser natively? Then all you nerds can actually watch Netflix on Linux! Oh right, nerds don't use Netflix because OH GOD DRM SAVE ME RICHARD STALLMAN
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts System Requirements
6. Re: Call of Duty: Ghosts System Requirements Oct 7, 2013, 21:41 dubfanatic
 
GHOSTS OOOOooooOOOOOoooooOOOO  
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Beta Opens
43. Re: Battlefield 4 Beta Opens Oct 5, 2013, 12:56 dubfanatic
 
Apparently it's Punkbuster that caused my loading screen issue. Some things never change.  
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News Comments > Activision Publishing Suing Worlds Online
1. Re: Activision Publishing Suing Worlds Online Oct 5, 2013, 12:43 dubfanatic
 
I've never heard of these "Worlds Online" guys so I looked them up. Check out their gallery, it looks like VRML plugins from 1998: http://www.worldsonline.com/featured-worlds.php  
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Beta Opens
36. Re: Battlefield 4 Beta Opens Oct 4, 2013, 23:08 dubfanatic
 
I'm getting stuck in the loading screen every time I try to join a server. I guess BF1942 will remain the last Battlefield game I've played regularly.  
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News Comments > Steam Machines Announced
72. Re: Steam Machines Announced Sep 25, 2013, 19:42 dubfanatic
 
Hey guys, hardcore PC gamer and Blue's News commenter here. For various reasons, I'm incapable of understanding the perspectives of others. Also, I have a huge sense of self-importance, even though my life's greatest achievement was being named Taco Bell #4853 Employee of the Month for June 2010. Due to these two things, and that I don't have a use case for Steam OS, I feel correct in making the blanket statement that Valve is wasting their time developing this. Since I have no idea how corporations delegate tasks and assign resources, I believe that this effort is taking development time away from a game that I want to play. Finally, because PC gaming is the only thing I actually enjoy in my pathetic farce of a life, I am absolutely livid about this.

Thank you for taking the time to read my post! Please note I have absolutely no interest in debating any of my positions.
 
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News Comments > Amazon.de Lists PC Grand Theft Auto V
7. Re: Amazon.de Lists PC Grand Theft Auto V Sep 20, 2013, 22:08 dubfanatic
 
Lorcin wrote on Sep 20, 2013, 21:59:
gta v pc is like having a 13 year old son. we all know he's cumming but nobody has brought it up in public yet.

Why don't you have a seat right over here?
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
5. Re: etc., etc. Aug 20, 2013, 21:33 dubfanatic
 
Kosumo wrote on Aug 20, 2013, 21:24:
But it's illegal! I'm sure they wont put illegal stuff in such an AAA top selling game!

It's not illegal where I live.
 
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News Comments > Evening Patches
2. Re: Evening Patches Jul 31, 2013, 19:43 dubfanatic
 
Mugabe's got nothing on these guys.  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
4. Re: Evening Tech Bits Jul 24, 2013, 23:29 dubfanatic
 
Redmask wrote on Jul 24, 2013, 23:00:
I can't muster any sympathy for Monster who made a fortune selling overpriced cables to morons for years.

Not only that but their overzealous trademark "protection". Because, you know, I'm totally confusing a mini-golf course with a cable manufacturer all the time.
 
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News Comments > RuneScape 3 Launches
1. Re: RuneScape 3 Launches Jul 22, 2013, 21:42 dubfanatic
 
and 12-year-old outcasts everywhere rejoiced  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
1. Re: Morning Mobilization Jul 10, 2013, 11:56 dubfanatic
 
Free Wifi on Greyhound! Good, now all those newly-released ex-cons can have Skype sessions with their baby mamas.  
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News Comments > Team Fortress 2 Balance Changes
5. Re: Team Fortress 2 Balance Changes Jul 9, 2013, 21:44 dubfanatic
 
After going back to TF2 from a hiatus one of the first things I noticed was they made it nearly impossible to kill a Dead Ringer cloaked spy. It seemed like such a massive buff to an already powerful weapon it made me wonder if they even playtested it. Good to see they came to their senses (they usually do, but it takes orders of Valve time...)
 
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News Comments > GTA5 Gameplay Trailer Tomorrow
19. Re: GTA5 Gameplay Trailer Tomorrow Jul 8, 2013, 18:27 dubfanatic
 
jacobvandy wrote on Jul 8, 2013, 17:18:
The RDR comparison is completely illogical... That series was NEVER on PC to begin with. It would have been nice to see it ported, but it's a completely different scenario. I.e., GTA was born on PC, and we've had a decade full of releases that consistently release on the platform with the small concession of timed console exclusivity. Which I don't blame them for, by the way, because GTA III never would have happened without Sony's support.

Bully was a new series that eventually came out on PC, although it was two years after the initial release and the port was atrocious. L.A. Noire is another new IP that was released on PC. I don't know why RDR never came out on PC, but it's not because Rockstar doesn't port new franchises to PC.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
5. Re: Saturday Mobilization Apr 27, 2013, 17:23 dubfanatic
 
killer_roach wrote on Apr 27, 2013, 15:09:
Android outdated? Blame yourself for not rooting it and running CyanogenMod, MIUI, or AOSP.

I wanted to root my Android phone, but the tool I need to root it only works in 32-bit Windows XP. Can you blame me for not having an obsolete OS laying around?
 
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News Comments > SimCity Patch Monday
8. Re: SimCity Patch Monday Apr 20, 2013, 12:54 dubfanatic
 
I can't wait for the NISSAN LEAF® Mayor Car DLC pack!  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
2. Re: Morning Metaverse Mar 22, 2013, 21:21 dubfanatic
 
A pirate radio station has been running in my neighborhood for over 4 years, running on the only quiet FM frequency and making my car Bluetooth/FM adapter useless in my neighborhood. The FCC knows about it and has done nothing. It seems they care more about doling out fines for showing nipples and saying bad words than performing their original mandate.  
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News Comments > Evening Patches
1. Re: Evening Patches Mar 19, 2013, 22:24 dubfanatic
 
whoa, I didn't know Worms Armageddon was on Steam...
 
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