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Nickname dubfanatic
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Signed On Aug 18, 1999, 17:13
Total Comments 1651 (Pro)
User ID 169
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
5. Re: 31 TV Shows You Loved, Lost. Apr 29, 2008, 22:25 dubfanatic
 
OMG, the gun ban failed once! That means it's totally worthless! What is logic?

 
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News Comments > Saturday Consolidation
2. Re: Meh Apr 26, 2008, 15:49 dubfanatic
 
Nice to see a Fela song on there. Hopefully it will have better reggae than Damien Marley though...


 
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News Comments > Evening Q&As
1. No subject Apr 15, 2008, 23:52 dubfanatic
 
Wardell: Game development is engineering to us. It's not art. We're gamers first. We don't look at ourselves as artists creating some vision. We look at ourselves as gamers making a cool thing.

So that's their secret... they treat their business like a business, and not like a rock group.

 
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News Comments > TrackMania United/Forever Patch
12. Re: Can't wait Apr 15, 2008, 21:51 dubfanatic
 
Steam is now carrying this update.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Girl Takes Six Bullets to Save Mother Apr 15, 2008, 19:08 dubfanatic
 
I foresee a very successful rap career in that girl's future.

 
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News Comments > EVE Online Client Source Leak
14. No subject Apr 15, 2008, 19:06 dubfanatic
 
I'd make some joke about this game being mistaken for a screensaver, but last time I did an EVE fanboy gave me the smackdown of my life, and I'm still reeling from it

 
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News Comments > Infogrames to Adopt Atari Name?
27. Re: No subject Apr 15, 2008, 03:56 dubfanatic
 
That the best you can do? You're not running out of material already are you?

He is certainly no fredrickson...

OH SNAP I EDITED MY MESSAGE PLZ MAKE FUN OF ME


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News Comments > Mortal Online Announced
7. Re: yawn Apr 14, 2008, 16:09 dubfanatic
 
The fantasy setting will NEVER get old, I tell you! NEVER!

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: No subject Apr 13, 2008, 16:28 dubfanatic
 
I switched from cable to DSL about a year ago. Yuppie digs have popped up here like mould on wet bread and the cable company didn't invest in any new infrastructure to accommodate the growth. On some nights speeds would dip below dialup. Pings were always above 200, even to local servers. This DSL is more expensive and theoretically slower, but I always get maximum speeds and low pings.

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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
8. Re: No subject Apr 13, 2008, 00:49 dubfanatic
 
Hippies are hilarious!

 
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News Comments > Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People
9. Re: Strong Bad Apr 11, 2008, 02:53 dubfanatic
 
Didn't Strongbad peak about four years ago?

Yeah... the Trogdor thing came about about six years ago but I still see people quoting it online (I don't hang out with nerds IRL so never there). Go figure. Personally, I haven't been there in something like five years...

 
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News Comments > Hellgate: London Plans
2. Re: Oh boy Apr 8, 2008, 19:15 dubfanatic
 
Here come the accurate posts on how bad the game is or how bad the subscribing plan is.

fixed

 
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News Comments > Op Ed
8. Re: 5 PC games that deserve sequels Apr 8, 2008, 03:22 dubfanatic
 
wtf? The authors of the article must have been high or something. Starship Troopers? Transport Tycoon? Theme Hospital? Freelancer instead of Freespace 2?

WTF you talking about, Transport Tycoon kicks ass and definitely deserves a proper sequel. Locomotion was just a rehash. TTDPatch is nice but has run into technical barriers. OpenTTD shows promise, but all of the good stuff is still in patches which often get broken by new nightlies. Give us a real sequel, Chris Sawyer!

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
21. Re: Earth Hour = BS Mar 29, 2008, 23:13 dubfanatic
 
I doubt it. You only say that if you know you live near a Hydroelectric dam. But in the vast majority of cases those dam's never supply electricity to the immediate adjacent area. Seriously.

Yeah OK, thanks for telling me about my own power company. I'm sure you know a lot more about them than I do. I guess the fact that they have "Hydro" in the name doesn't mean anything then. Not to mention all the dams both nearby and in far away places in the gigantic jurisdiction I live in. Of course, I'm sure you know much more about the topography and land use in my area than I do, even though you don't even know where I live

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Earth Hour = BS Mar 29, 2008, 16:01 dubfanatic
 
My electricity is hydropower, so my electrical usage doesn't affect greenhouse gases, and the environmental damage that hydropower projects wreak has already been done whether I choose to use the electricity or not.

I find this type of response pathetic.

In the end, regardless of how little impact it actually makes in the grand scheme of things, it feels good to join together to recognize a problem and as a City / State / Country make a point.

Actually, by definition, your response is pathetic because it appeals to feelings and emotions.


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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
1. PETA game Mar 28, 2008, 21:39 dubfanatic
 
You might think a game that encourages spray-painting private property might be a little irresponsible for an activist group, but an in-game disclaimer notes that it's all right because the animal characters are "not subject to human laws."

So they want animals to have rights, but not the responsibilities inherent in having rights? Well, I guess one could never accuse the animal rights movement of being consistent.

 
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News Comments > Galactic Command: Echo Squad SE Patch
5. Re: Stop lying blue Mar 21, 2008, 23:05 dubfanatic
 
arguing over the minutiae of fairy tales, lol

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
21. Re: Cleanest Cities... Mar 21, 2008, 15:43 dubfanatic
 
Miami is cleaner than Seattle??? No way.

I like how they say the Cascades keep pollution low. The mountains actually trap air pollution...

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Strategy First sales on Steam Mar 20, 2008, 21:44 dubfanatic
 
You should buy Jagged Alliance 2 in any and every form you can. That game is pure gold.
Oh don't get me wrong, it is a fantastic game, but the Steam version has been bugged for a long time now and there's been no indication that it will ever be fixed. Plus you can't use the 1.13 patch/mod with it.

But yeah, other than JA2 and the FlatOut games, Strategy First games are third-rate. I don't know why the Disciples games have such high MetaCritic ratings, those games are horrible, and I'm a big TBS buff.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Strategy First sales on Steam Mar 20, 2008, 19:35 dubfanatic
 
Strategy First is having a big sale on Steam this weekend. 21 titles for $60.

DON'T buy Jagged Alliance 2 on Steam, it's bugged (you get unlimited money)

If you must, do what Imy friends did. Buy it on Steam, pirate it and apply the SVN 1.13 patch to the pirated copy.

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