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Real Name Lazarus Long   
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Nickname Burrito of Peace
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Signed On Jul 8, 2004, 17:03
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User ID 21247
 
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News Comments > Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Demo
5. Re: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Demo Dec 15, 2012, 08:10 Burrito of Peace
 
Cutter wrote on Dec 15, 2012, 05:43:
It's not like any guy needs more than 5 or 10 minutes of the stuff at a time anyway.

Not true! Sometimes it's fun to sit with one's girl and MST3K the shit out of porn and laugh like loons whilst you do it.
 
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News Comments > Buzz Aldrin Space Game
5. Re: Buzz Aldrin Space Game Dec 14, 2012, 08:32 Burrito of Peace
 
Efflixi wrote on Dec 14, 2012, 08:21:
It can't be any better than Kerbal Space Program. That game is amazing! I've put in well over a thousand hours into it! Many kerbals have died to bring you this information.

www.kerbalspaceprogram.com

+Eleventy bajillion

KSP is an amazing, fun game with a great, helpful community and a very mod friendly development team. I have taken my Kerbals to the outer planet, landed upon it, strutted around and returned home safely. It was the one hardest things I've ever done in a game and also one of the most satisfying.
 
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News Comments > GameSpy Sale Ends Sniper Elite Multiplayer
39. Re: GameSpy Sale Ends Sniper Elite Multiplayer Dec 9, 2012, 17:09 Burrito of Peace
 
netnerd85 wrote on Dec 9, 2012, 10:19:
Better than anything.

Get out more. I can name dozens of things better than clicking a mouse button in a campfest, and I enjoy the shit out of gaming.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Sword of the Stars II: Enhanced Edition & Free DLC
12. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 3, 2012, 14:12 Burrito of Peace
 
I literally JUST bought it because it was $19.99. I have heard good things recently about it. Besides, it's only twenty bucks.  
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News Comments > ACE COMBAT: ASSAULT HORIZON PC Plans
4. Re: ACE COMBAT: ASSAULT HORIZON PC Plans Nov 27, 2012, 22:27 Burrito of Peace
 
The Half Elf wrote on Nov 27, 2012, 22:25:
I played the one before Assault Horizon on the 360 and while I enjoyed the game, DEAR LORD the voice work/story is horrendous. Not as bad as Flashpoint/ARMA bad, but you could build a log cabin it's so wooden.

Go dance with the angels!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 19, 2012, 12:47 Burrito of Peace
 
Verno wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 08:37:

I don't even care about how the rest of my picks came out because THE JETS WOOT EAT IT ALL OF YOU UNFAITHFUL.

Settle down, Beavis. Even somebody wins the Special Olympics, eventually.

(Full disclosure: Wife is a Jets fan)
 
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News Comments > etc.
14. Re: etc. Nov 16, 2012, 19:40 Burrito of Peace
 
ledhead1969 wrote on Nov 16, 2012, 17:10:
Spoken like a true loser.

I hope someone in your immediate family develops heart disease or cancer. If it's you, I hope that the cost of your health insurance causes your employer to terminate you. If it isn't, I hope the same for your family member. I hope that you have the rightness of being to step up and care for them. I hope that you have to learn how to make the choice between eating that week or paying for medications. I hope you have to learn what it's like to swallow your pride and go to a food pantry so that you'll have food for your children or your parents. I hope you enjoy the feeling you have inside where you feel worthless because you, as a man, can not provide for your family. I hope you enjoy the anxiety of wondering when, not if, your power will be turned off or your car will be repossessed because the cost of caring for yourself or a sick family member without insurance makes meeting all of your bills a impossibility, no matter how hard or long you work.

I hope this happens to you because it is the only way you will ever learn compassion for your fellow man. I hope that you learn that "I got mine, fuck you" is the absolute worst mindset to ever have when looking at another human being. I hope you grow out of being a selfish, ignorant, blind child and in to a man worth knowing. Most of all, I hope that when you need help...a man worth knowing is there to lend you a hand.
 
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News Comments > Origin Accounts Hijacked?
33. Re: Origin Accounts Hijacked? Nov 14, 2012, 18:06 Burrito of Peace
 
nvm...someone else did it.  
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News Comments > Sir, You Are Being Hunted Kickstarter Funded
13. Re: Sir, You Are Being Hunted Kickstarter Funded Nov 7, 2012, 15:52 Burrito of Peace
 
nin wrote on Nov 7, 2012, 13:43:
Ozmodan wrote on Nov 7, 2012, 13:00:
LOL, a bunch of fools threw their money away on this game.

LOL, insightful commentary.


LOL, LOL commentary.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
1. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 7, 2012, 15:51 Burrito of Peace
 
Ditch Flash, already. Jesus Christ, that thing has more holes and bugs in it that a granary with mice.  
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News Comments > Steam for Linux Beta Client
7. Re: Steam for Linux Beta Client Nov 6, 2012, 15:58 Burrito of Peace
 
Outside of gaming, there isn't much that Windows offers me. For every day use, Mint with Libre Office, Amarok, VLC, Pidgin, and other apps works perfectly.  
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News Comments > Saturday Consolidation
8. Re: Saturday Consolidation Nov 4, 2012, 09:21 Burrito of Peace
 
Neither of them hold a candle to the multiplayer fun in MC:LA.

That game was a blast with friends and drifting around corners at high speed felt perfect.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
21. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 2, 2012, 06:24 Burrito of Peace
 
NegaDeath wrote on Nov 1, 2012, 22:54:

Suuuuuuuure you did. Wink

Believe what you want. Just because you don't know it doesn't mean that others don't.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
13. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 1, 2012, 19:16 Burrito of Peace
 
NegaDeath wrote on Nov 1, 2012, 17:16:
Burrito of Peace wrote on Nov 1, 2012, 16:32:
Volume location and identification is one of the most fundamental things blah blah

List out the volume numbers of your drives and partitions but only do it off the top of your head. If we're to replicate his experience then you can't use control panel to look it up.

Easily done:

S0,SDA1,P1,Volume 0 - System Reserved
S0,SDA1,P2,Volume 1, - Windows
S1,SDA2,P1,Volume 2, - Apps and Games
S2,SDA3,P1,Volume 3, - Media

 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
5. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 1, 2012, 16:32 Burrito of Peace
 
Beamer wrote on Nov 1, 2012, 15:46:
I don't think there's anything fundamental here, nor is his "mind blown" by the term. His mind is blown that he's given two seemingly identical options that, even if it's a bug and they are identical, don't have a proper explanation. He knows what a volume is, he just does not know what volume 3 is. I don't think it's even slightly unreasonable to expect a user to know what different volumes are without giving any additional information.


Volume location and identification is one of the most fundamental things about an OS install, any OS, and how a bare drive is addressed. Not knowing that, regardless of options presented, is stupid. Especially from a "reviewer" who throws his bona fides out at the beginning of the article in an attempt to establish credibility.

If you want to pander to, and defend, idiots who want to treat their machines like toasters, that's fine. But don't try to pretend that a lack of knowledge is an acceptable default state. It's akin to saying "But I didn't know my car needed to have the oil changed!" You'd call anyone who said that an idiot and this guy is no different.

 
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News Comments > Steam Linux Beta Applications
9. Re: Steam Linux Beta Applications Nov 1, 2012, 15:46 Burrito of Peace
 
SirKnight wrote on Oct 31, 2012, 17:10:
Too bad I can't run this on my old SGI O2 with IRIX 6. I really dig the IRIX desktop.

You mean this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IRIX_desktop.png ?

I'm honestly not trolling but that looks like a weird mashup between OS 9 and GEM.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
1. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 1, 2012, 15:40 Burrito of Peace
 
This was an incredibly stupid article. The author needs to stick with mobile devices if something as fundamental as a "volume" blows his mind.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 30, 2012, 09:56 Burrito of Peace
 
Best of luck to you and MrsBlue. Glad to know you guys are ok.  
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News Comments > GTA5 in Spring?
34. Re: GTA5 in Spring? Oct 29, 2012, 08:29 Burrito of Peace
 
Creston wrote on Oct 29, 2012, 08:17:
Saints Row the third feels like a boring cardboard cutout of a city compared.

FTFU. As much as I love the SR series, I have never been able to finish SR3 because it's just so goddamned boring and stiff. 2 was the best so far in the SR franchise. Unfortunately, I don't think we're going to see another SR iteration.

But, you're right, even compared to itself the Third is a cardboard cutout.
 
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News Comments > GTA5 in Spring?
32. Re: GTA5 in Spring? Oct 29, 2012, 08:15 Burrito of Peace
 
Yakubs wrote on Oct 28, 2012, 19:21:
Jerykk wrote on Oct 28, 2012, 18:40:
The GTA formula is pretty stale these days. The series has been already been surpassed in terms of game mechanics by the likes of Just Cause 2, Saboteur, Prototype, Sleeping Dogs, Arkham City, Assassin's Creed, Red Faction Guerrilla and practically any other open-world game released in the past five years.

Rockstar needs to focus on quality and innovation in GTA5, rather than quantity. Having 1000 different things to do doesn't really mean much if those things are all shallow and forgettable.

Truth. Honestly, the formula was already stale with San Andreas when all the changes they made were a step back from Vice City. GTA4 was an exercise in tedium. I don't know why people find it appealing to follow on-screen instructions and then watch cut-scenes.

I agree with the both of you. I, also, don't get the love for the game. The physics were atrocious, the characters were either forgettable or so annoying that I would have killed them myself were it possible, the story was threadbare and done better before AND since in other titles and the world was just really bland.

In fact, in a lot of ways, I felt like GTA was trying, to some degree, to mimic Saints Row. Which is incredibly meta but still done poorly. The loud, jacked up steroid guy? The incredibly bad Russian mafia characters? That Patty McIrishStereotype guy? Saints Row's charm is that they deliberately caricaturized their entire world and everyone in it. GTAs world was just...clown shoes.

If a body likes it, I'm happy for them. I just don't get "why".
 
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