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Signed On Apr 11, 2005, 20:15
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 28, 2011, 11:08 Ratty
 
End of March: All I can think about is the old saying "April showers bring May flowers." Ugh. So it's April that's supposed to be the rainy month?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 25, 2011, 13:59 Ratty
 
Creston wrote on Mar 25, 2011, 10:59:
That's because every single day is now a fucking 'Day.
Am I the only one that has Cesar Chavez Day off today? Seriously. I'm not joking. Today is a holiday for me. Cesar Chavez Day.
 
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News Comments > On PC Deus Ex: Human Revolution
35. Re: On PC Deus Ex: Human Revolution Mar 24, 2011, 12:20 Ratty
 
ASeven wrote on Mar 24, 2011, 04:47:
This game is definitely becoming a wait-and-see affair.
For fuck's sake. What game isn't a wait and see affair anymore? There is no AAA developer that you can trust to make a good PC game. All the old reliables have sold their soul.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Gaming Gopher Mar 24, 2011, 11:51 Ratty
 
Wow, I think I've done every single thing on that 50-item list. Habitually.  
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News Comments > Duke Nukem Forever Delayed Until June
23. Re: Duke Nukem Forever Delayed Until June Mar 24, 2011, 11:28 Ratty
 
Elessar wrote on Mar 24, 2011, 10:12:
but I'm honestly starting to feel like we're standing at the car door to get in and each time we reach for the handle, they pull up 10 feet... for the 165th time!
Ha! Awesome analogy.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
10. Re: Game Reviews Mar 23, 2011, 13:16 Ratty
 
SHIT. I just read last night's comments and saw Crysis 2 has no quicksave, just fucking check points? I don't ever play games anymore that don't have quicksave. I only played Far Cry after I learned the console savegame command and even then you had to be careful where you saved because it was unsupported. Check points discourage exploration and creativity. You're less likely to try something new if you're afraid of dying and have to remember exactly where the last check point was.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 23, 2011, 11:53 Ratty
 
PHJF wrote on Mar 23, 2011, 09:54:
Must... adapt... to... Firefox 4!1111
No kidding. Just installed it on my brand spanking new Windows 7 system. I'm trying to suppress my natural urge to hate and fear anything new or different. My first instinct is to go out and grab all the addons that make Firefox "classic."
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
7. Re: Game Reviews Mar 23, 2011, 11:48 Ratty
 
I come here to Blues News for my trustworthy reviews from actual PC players, thank you very much. I hope Blue posts some Crysis 2-related news every day for awhile so people can attach their experiences in the comments. I'm definitely waiting until after the DX 11 patch until I decide whether to buy or not. No, not for DX11 but for any other PC changes they may decide to make.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Crysis 2
23. Re: Ships Ahoy - Crysis 2 Mar 22, 2011, 18:13 Ratty
 
Marvin T. Martian wrote on Mar 22, 2011, 17:46:
Had to turn off the trailer. The sound made me puke (sure can't call it music).
Seeing the first TV commercials for Crysis 2 reminded me how good the music in Fallout NV was. Never really thought about it before, but those thoughtful, mournful, electric guitar sounds were so perfect. So does Crysis 2 actually have that same nasty rap music as the commercial?
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Crysis 2
9. Re: Ships Ahoy - Crysis 2 Mar 22, 2011, 16:00 Ratty
 
Well, it's looking like it'll be a no-buy consolized piece of shit. Which is too bad since the last game I bought was Fallout NV last year and the only other game on the horizon I want to play will be DNF and I'm waiting until Bulletstorm is on sale ... I have nothing new to play.

I'll wait to pass final judgment until they release the DX 11 patch. Maybe they'll add more PC improvements then.
 
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News Comments > Prey 2 Not Using Tech 5
13. Re: Prey 2 Not Using Tech 5 Mar 15, 2011, 14:42 Ratty
 
Rosco wrote on Mar 15, 2011, 11:13:
Cool with me, as long as it is fun to play I'd be fine if it was built using the Quake III engine.
Well said. It was the obsession with the absolute latest cutting edge tech that killed Daikatana and DNF. If they'd just stuck with the engine they'd started with things may have turned out different.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
30. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 11, 2011, 11:58 Ratty
 
nin wrote on Mar 10, 2011, 21:12:
It's funny you mention that - From the mind of Rob Sheridan:
http://rob-sheridan.com/main.php#/IMAGES/ILLUSTRATION/1

edit: You'll have to cut and past that, since I can never gets Frans wacky-assed URL thing to work...
Had the same problem trying to post a link to The Onion. Says the string is too long even though it should stay hidden in the url tag the board provides. It wasn't that funny anyway so I just gave up. Maybe that's the point.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 10, 2011, 17:24 Ratty
 
I knew the deniers would show up. There is a universal scientific consensus that Cap'n Crunch cuts up the roofs of peoples mouths. Any "studies" you see which refute this are paid for by big cereal. You all are just a bunch of anti-science zealots who let your pro-crunch ideology blind you to hard facts.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 10, 2011, 12:23 Ratty
 
I don't care what the deniers say, Cap'n Crunch DOES tear up the roof of your mouth!  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
37. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 9, 2011, 20:18 Ratty
 
I heard it's genetic some people hate cilantro. Love it myself but to some people it's bitter and that's cause there's this receptor thing in their tongue that's not like normal people, and it's like in their genes, man, in their genes!  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 9, 2011, 15:49 Ratty
 
kxmode wrote on Mar 9, 2011, 15:47:
Is it me or does every OotB have some mention of food? I think Blue should start a website called Food News, and feature daily chili and rib recipes. Mmm... Mmm... good!
And stay tuned. I think tomorrow is acid reflux day!
 
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News Comments > Quote of the Day
37. Re: Quote of the Day Mar 9, 2011, 11:50 Ratty
 
Yes and I STILL pronounce it Eye Dee software. What are you gonna do about it?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 9, 2011, 11:35 Ratty
 
While the farm-raised variety is low in saturated fat, it is very fatty (low in omega-3 and high in omega-6)

Oh god, is this an old fart OotB or what? You know you're over the hill when you're looking at everything you eat through the eyes of Omega 3 and 6. I started doing that about 5 years ago, along with worrying about whether I should pee before I leave the house and cursing under my breath in the supermarket because everything has so damn much sodium!.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
11. Re: Op Ed Mar 8, 2011, 11:27 Ratty
 
Oh great. ANOTHER reason to dumb down make games more accessible.

Listen Grandpa, you do what the rest of us do, plan our vacations around game releases and send the kids off to grandma's for 2 weeks.
 
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News Comments > Deus Ex: Human Revolution in August?
3. Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution in August? Mar 8, 2011, 11:24 Ratty
 
I'm trying my best to maintain my opinion it'll suck. But man that last interview they had with one of the devs sure made it sound sweet.  
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