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Signed On Apr 9, 2004, 17:38
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
28. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 31, 2014, 12:26 Mr. Tact
 
I wish I had a brain for languages, but I simply don't. Tried in high school and college and failed miserably both times. It would be cool to able speak almost any other language...  
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
359. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Dec 31, 2014, 07:37 Mr. Tact
 
Semi-random question: Can you trade effectively in solo mode? If you have built yourself up to a mid-level cargo vessel are you still in danger of being jumped by computer controlled pirates while travelling between systems?  
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News Comments > Diablo III Season One End Nears
3. Re: Diablo III Season One End Nears Dec 30, 2014, 23:00 Mr. Tact
 
So, Season 2 starts the next day or what?  
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
357. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Dec 30, 2014, 22:40 Mr. Tact
 
That's the kind of thing that's keeping me from picking this up, I can just see myself spending hundreds of hours building to something only to find I'm at a deadend.  
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
346. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Dec 28, 2014, 18:50 Mr. Tact
 
Well, opening a spreadsheet on a second monitor would seemingly be a reasonable idea...  
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News Comments > Op Ed
30. Re: Op Ed Dec 2, 2014, 16:52 Mr. Tact
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Dec 1, 2014, 16:01:
CJ_Parker wrote on Nov 30, 2014, 20:28:
- The Javelin destroyer sale at $2500 per ship. There were four lots of 50 ships each to give people in different timezones a chance to get one. Each lot sold out in seconds, of course, so that was $2500 x 200 = $500K alone.
Okay, I played WoW for 6.5 years and that cost me over $1,000 in subscription fees, plus the collector's versions I bought, plus I spent more doing races changes and some server moves. Yet, even I think $2,500 for a virtual ship is crazy.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen at $65M
48. Re: Star Citizen at $65M Dec 1, 2014, 16:01 Mr. Tact
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Nov 30, 2014, 20:28:
- The Javelin destroyer sale at $2500 per ship. There were four lots of 50 ships each to give people in different timezones a chance to get one. Each lot sold out in seconds, of course, so that was $2500 x 200 = $500K alone.
Okay, I played WoW for 6.5 years and that cost me over $1,000 in subscription fees, plus the collector's versions I bought, plus I spent more doing races changes and some server moves. Yet, even I think $2,500 for a virtual ship is crazy.
 
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News Comments > Black Friday Safety Dance
4. Hanlon's razor Nov 29, 2014, 09:07 Mr. Tact
 
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 23, 2014, 09:00 Mr. Tact
 
nin wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 03:17:
Yo Creston, remember when you wanted to pickup TNG on blu for cheap? Amazon just dropped them to $31.99 a set, with season 1 being $20.
Season 1 deserves to be at a discount it sucked so badly. Two is only slightly better, season 3 is where the series finally got it's legs. I own TOS and DS9 on DVD, but am only marginally attracted to this. If they re-master DS9 -- I'll buy that.
 
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News Comments > Refunds Demanded as Elite: Dangerous Offline Mode Scrapped
322. Re: Refunds Demanded as Elite: Dangerous Offline Mode Scrapped Nov 22, 2014, 19:56 Mr. Tact
 
Slick wrote on Nov 20, 2014, 21:18:
And why is this never discussed: What company WANTS to piss off their customers?
You'd think none, but if you worked with telcos on a regular basis you know it wasn't the case. Comcast is pretty good at it too, but they are a special case -- legal monopoly.
 
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News Comments > WoW 10th Anniversary Celebrations
23. Re: WoW 10th Anniversary Celebrations Nov 21, 2014, 17:47 Mr. Tact
 
Answered my own question, logged into battlenet and my account is already upgraded to include MoP. I might have to try this...  
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News Comments > WoW 10th Anniversary Celebrations
22. Re: WoW 10th Anniversary Celebrations Nov 21, 2014, 16:44 Mr. Tact
 
So, I would or wouldn't have to buy MoP also to be current? Starting to get drawn in....  
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News Comments > WoW 10th Anniversary Celebrations
21. Re: WoW 10th Anniversary Celebrations Nov 21, 2014, 16:37 Mr. Tact
 
Man, just the idea of a Core Hound mount is almost enough to make me pick this up again after three years. I'll think about it...  
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News Comments > Refunds Demanded as Elite: Dangerous Offline Mode Scrapped
283. Re: Refunds Demanded as Elite: Dangerous Offline Mode Scrapped Nov 18, 2014, 09:23 Mr. Tact
 
DangerDog wrote on Nov 16, 2014, 14:46:
People are perfectly okay with Steam DRM but come out screaming with pitchforks when anyone else implements it.
False logic. I have Steam games but I play off-line. I'll go months without connecting to Steam. Steam and required connection while playing are not synonymous.
 
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News Comments > World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Launches
20. Re: World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Launches Nov 14, 2014, 09:22 Mr. Tact
 
To those of you who play each expansion until you get tired of it and then quit again -- Do you relearn add-ons? Or do you just go with the base install?  
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News Comments > World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Launches
17. Re: World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Launches Nov 13, 2014, 19:22 Mr. Tact
 
I raided Cata on Area-52.  
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News Comments > World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Launches
2. Re: World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Launches Nov 13, 2014, 11:37 Mr. Tact
 
Wait, they didn't release on a Tuesday?  
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News Comments > StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Beta Signups
10. Re: StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Beta Signups Nov 8, 2014, 00:12 Mr. Tact
 
TangledThorns wrote on Nov 7, 2014, 23:57:
Looks like the perfect game for people who are too dumb to play Battlefield 4
Guess I must be pretty dumb, never played any of the Battlefield games.
 
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News Comments > StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Beta Signups
4. Re: StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Beta Signups Nov 7, 2014, 20:49 Mr. Tact
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Nov 7, 2014, 20:26:
It's not a trilogy, it's one game broken down and drawn out over 4+ years and sold to you in pieces to annoy people and generate more money.
With the content of three games...
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Tom Magliozzi dies Nov 4, 2014, 13:56 Mr. Tact
 
First heard Car Talk around 1993 -- I didn't listen religiously but I certainly caught the show once or twice most month over all those years. RIP.
 
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