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Real Name John Prezioso   
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Signed On May 24, 2003, 03:25
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News Comments > Op Ed
10. Re: Op Ed Nov 5, 2014, 13:50 Prez
 
Generally bad writing is endemic to videogames and has been for a while. But ask for a minute how was the developer supposed to build that emotional bond with the deceased character that you say is missing. How about a flashback scene where you guys go fishing and talk about your childhood issues and how you are so lucky that you guys were there for each other? Or maybe a scene detailing how you were there for the birth of his baby when everyone else couldn't make it? Or how about a scene when he busts into the bar, drags your drunk ass out and helps you sober up and get your life back together? That's how movies do it, but is that what someone buying a game about shooting bad guys with awesome weapons wants to sit through?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 5, 2014, 13:38 Prez
 
Beamer wrote on Nov 5, 2014, 12:59:
NKD wrote on Nov 5, 2014, 12:57:
Wow watching those voting results was like watching a national suicide attempt. The US really doesn't want to live on this planet anymore. Here we go boys, prepare your anus for legislation based on climate denial and religious doctrine.

Nearly 40% of the voters were over 60.
Boomers.

Boomers are selfish, greedy, and all around the worst.

That's painting with just a bit of a broad brush, don't you think?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 5, 2014, 13:20 Prez
 
NKD wrote on Nov 5, 2014, 12:57:
Wow watching those voting results was like watching a national suicide attempt. The US really doesn't want to live on this planet anymore. Here we go boys, prepare your anus for legislation based on climate denial and religious doctrine.


Nothing is going to change though. Just more gridlock and arguing about whose fault it is as the nation goes further down the shitter.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 5, 2014, 12:50 Prez
 
I am just glad it's over. I don't care much for Guy Hawkes - he sucks at being a terrorist. They failed at blowing up the House of Lordes! We need someone good to blow up the Capitol building with every member of Congress inside!!!  
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News Comments > Morning Previews
1. Re: Morning Previews Nov 5, 2014, 12:41 Prez
 
C'mon guys - there is a Star Citizen monthly update linked here and no one has said anything to bash Roberts or his cash cow. Where am I supposed to get my daily entertainment?!?  
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Polish Plans
7. Re: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Polish Plans Nov 5, 2014, 12:37 Prez
 
Badly written headline, but good for comedic value. It made me wonder why the game getting released in Poland warranted its own story.  
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News Comments > Op Ed
2. Re: Op Ed Nov 5, 2014, 12:34 Prez
 
It seems they feel Gamergate has run its course now they are desperately scrounging for things to write about.  
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News Comments > Fallout: Shadow of Boston German TM [Updated]
23. Re: Fallout: Shadow of Boston German TM Nov 5, 2014, 12:30 Prez
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Nov 5, 2014, 12:12:
Scottish Martial Arts wrote on Nov 5, 2014, 11:30:
Shadow of Boston? That's the best subtitle they could come up with? Jesus.

Well, they couldn't get away with "That Shithole Boston" so they had to go with something more advertising friendly.


I take it to mean the city of Boston is a shadow of its former self after the nuclear war. You guys have no imagination!
 
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News Comments > Fallout: Shadow of Boston German TM [Updated]
1. Re: Fallout: Shadow of Boston German TM Nov 5, 2014, 09:46 Prez
 
Hope it gets announced soon. I'm ready for more Fallout.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition
81. Re: Ships Ahoy - Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition Nov 4, 2014, 23:06 Prez
 
@Prez ... I don't know what you mean, exactly, by having a "rough time," but if I contributed to this rough patch you're going through, then I am sorry.

Just that I am off my game because of RL stresses. I'm edgy and things aren't coming out the way I intend them to sound to others. I don't usually have any problem getting my point across and I am usually pretty even keel. It's not you.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
17. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Nov 4, 2014, 16:30 Prez
 
Brianna Wu offers cash reward for info leading to arrest of harassers.

It's unbelievable that it's taken this long for anyone to do anything to catch some of these people.
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V PC First-Person Confirmed
35. Re: Grand Theft Auto V PC First-Person Confirmed Nov 4, 2014, 16:20 Prez
 
This is so cool!  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
32. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 4, 2014, 15:44 Prez
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Nov 4, 2014, 14:48:
Prez wrote on Nov 4, 2014, 14:40:
jdreyer wrote on Nov 4, 2014, 14:33:

Well, except for Obamacare. Can only blame Obama for that. Assuming you don't like it, that is.

Didn't Romney institute basically the same thing in Massachusetts?

Not to open a huge can of worms, but I cannot resist. The rest of the developed world, and even much of the third world, has universal health care, cheaper internet, better education, you name it. Sometimes you have to take a deep breath and realize the US could learn some things from outside our (eventually heavily fortified) borders.

Democracy cannot co-exist with unbridled Capitalism, discuss.

I think any discussion is pointless as far as what America can do because we live in an environment in which virtually every Republican blames all of that on the Democrats, virtually every Democrat blames it on the Republicans, and every independent voter is some hipster contrarian who spends all day blogging about conspiracy theories and blames it on the illuminati. The idea that you can still work with people with whom you don't agree on every single thing to accomplish things for the common good is so foreign that if you suggest it people look at you like you have lobster crawling out of years. The system isn't broken; WE are broken.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 4, 2014, 14:40 Prez
 
jdreyer wrote on Nov 4, 2014, 14:33:
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BobBob wrote on Nov 4, 2014, 10:57:
Voting here in California is pointless, especially if you are moderate or lean right.


Think how moderates and liberals feel in Texas!!

In truth I feel all voting is pointless. All of the bad shit that happened under Obama would have happened under Romney or McCain.

Well, except for Obamacare. Can only blame Obama for that. Assuming you don't like it, that is.

Didn't Romney institute basically the same thing in Massachusetts?
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
12. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 4, 2014, 14:37 Prez
 
jdreyer wrote on Nov 4, 2014, 13:16:
Cutter wrote on Nov 4, 2014, 12:57:
But I thought 'Murica was the best at everything!?!?

We're the best at the most important thing: letting corporations suck every last dollar from us regardless of consequences.

America, Fuck YEAH!!
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
6. Re: Morning Interviews Nov 4, 2014, 12:57 Prez
 
@Rigs - I don't have a problem with you having issues with the game's portrayal of violence or having an opinion about it; what I want to know is do you think the game can inspire mass murders or other violent behavior? Based on what?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 4, 2014, 12:51 Prez
 
Carlin is so right! I miss his brilliant cynicism.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
6. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 4, 2014, 11:47 Prez
 
No, lack of competition.

Which, one could argue, is driven by greed. With a healthy dose of corruption.
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
2. Re: Morning Interviews Nov 4, 2014, 11:06 Prez
 
Of course a game cannot inspire mass murders. Everyone has been on a few just-for-the-fun-of-it murder sprees in a Grand Theft Auto game. It's just a game.


As a video game, it is totally free from influencing anyone, in any way.

The author is being sarcastic, but I would point out that "influencing someone in any way" and "inspiring mass murders" are not the same.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 4, 2014, 11:01 Prez
 
BobBob wrote on Nov 4, 2014, 10:57:
Voting here in California is pointless, especially if you are moderate or lean right.


Think how moderates and liberals feel in Texas!!

In truth I feel all voting is pointless. All of the bad shit that happened under Obama would have happened under Romney or McCain.
 
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