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Nickname JohnnyRotten
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Signed On Mar 17, 2008, 21:55
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News Comments > Stardock Boycotting UPS? [Updated]
121. Guilt by association Oct 5, 2009, 21:00 JohnnyRotten
 
The difference being that I have documented evidence to support my opinion (how many videos of Wright's sermon's are on the web???) that Obama is a racist (Prez)

What you say is true, however I have an opinion (Obama is a racist) that is backed by doucmented eveidence (He was a 20 year member of a bigoted church). (Prez)

This is a classic example of guilt by association. Here's an example of why it is a logical fallacy:

Have you listened to Glenn Beck before? (MattyC)
Not only have I heard him; I listen to him regularly (Prez)

Your logic vis-à-vis Obama, if applied to you, transfers all of the characteristics, statements and positions of Beck to you, including the ones you stated you would like to disavow yourself from ("alarmist", " conspiracy theories", "melodrama", etc.), whether you like it or not.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Police Use Acoustic Warfare to Disperse Oct 1, 2009, 13:42 JohnnyRotten
 
From what I can tell, the noise gun was only there because a protest without a permit is only a couple steps from being a riot.

Don't think the permit is going to cause, or not cause a riot. In fact, I don't think the permit is sentient enough even to make a decision about what to have for lunch.
 
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News Comments > Fallen Earth Rises
24. Re: Game Reviews Sep 23, 2009, 14:44 JohnnyRotten
 
When it's your game and investment, then you can offer whatever deal you like. As long as it's their game and investment, they get to choose. See how it works?

That's a double edged sword - When it's my money and my choice, I can decide to play or not to play. As long as it's my money I get to choose whether to invest in their game.

The games getting some mixed reviews around the tubes. Combine that with the mixed survival record of MMO's in general, and the uncertainties of funding and support from an indie shop, I choose not to invest in the game until they go with a free demo so I can evaluate it myself.

See how that works?
 
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News Comments > On Sale
14. Re: On Sale Sep 22, 2009, 22:24 JohnnyRotten
 
How does d2d drm work? Hard to tell from their site.  
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News Comments > StarCraft II LAN Still a Possibility
48. Re: StarCraft II LAN Still a Possibility Aug 24, 2009, 18:18 JohnnyRotten
 
Just a quick update, the LAN petition number is now currently at 123,596 people signed. And growing at about a person per second.

Have there been any internet petition type events that have had any real impact? I'm asking a serious question here, not trying to be troll bait.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 10, 2009, 13:55 JohnnyRotten
 
‘Star Wars’ canon is finally shooting itself in the foot.
"Finally?"

Mesa think it starting going downhillza with the jackassa who spoka lika this-a.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 30, 2009, 13:07 JohnnyRotten
 
I think so, it's not one of those whole house fans, just a small fan that exits warm air through the roof.

Just replaced my Broan attic fan that had the same problem. Be careful - straining to start can also mean overheating the motor which can lead to pesky insurance claims about a burned down house.
 
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News Comments > WoW Sales Wow
18. Re: WoW Sales Wow Jul 29, 2009, 19:34 JohnnyRotten
 
WoW is like hot dogs. It's not particularly good, but everybody likes it. Thankfully, I've been WoW-free for over half a year now.

Get your stadium dogs here! Get your red hot stadium dogs!
 
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News Comments > Left 4 Dead 2 at Comic Con
15. Re: Left 4 Dead 2 at Comic Con Jul 23, 2009, 14:35 JohnnyRotten
 
it's about the ridiculous behaviour of gamers who insist that Valve owe them the sun the moon and the stars

Nice straw man

No one expects the Spanish Inquisition...
Our chief weapon is surprise. Surprise and fear. Fear and surprise. Our two weapons are fear and surprise. And ruthless efficiency. Our three weapons are fear, surprise, and ruthless efficiency. And an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope. Our four ...
 
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News Comments > Sacred 2 Patched
7. Re: Sacred 2 Patched Jul 21, 2009, 16:16 JohnnyRotten
 
Is it still rentware, or have they pulled the activation DRM yet?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 20, 2009, 11:56 JohnnyRotten
 
http://www.wechoosethemoon.com  
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News Comments > More WAR Server Merges in Discussion
8. Re: More WAR Server Merges in Discussion Jul 13, 2009, 19:11 JohnnyRotten
 
...as a company that couldn't manage its way out of a paper sack if given a compass, directions, and pointed at the open end.

I always preferred the Marine version: Couldn't pour piss out of a boot even if the instructions were written on the bottom.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
48. Re: Op Ed Jul 13, 2009, 19:07 JohnnyRotten
 
IndustryGamers - Who Killed PC Gaming?

I did, and I'm terribly sorry. I didn't mean to back over him, but it happened, and now I have to live with it for the rest of my life.

I'm so sorry...
 
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News Comments > Legal Briefs
2. Re: Legal Briefs Jul 8, 2009, 17:49 JohnnyRotten
 
Ahh JT. The Derek Smart of the legal world. Everything to him is a personal attack against him. If his condition isn't in one of the DSM's, it should be.

- J
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - ARMA II
17. Re: Ships Ahoy - ARMA II Jul 8, 2009, 17:38 JohnnyRotten
 
I am surprised that Ctrl + Alt + 1 or 2 doesn't control the blinking of your eyes?

Ctrl-Alt-Shift-WinKey-Numlock-T for the left eye
Ctrl-Alt-Shift-WinKey-Numlock-Y for the right eye

 
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News Comments > ARMA II Patch
26. Re: ARMA II Patch Jun 26, 2009, 17:20 JohnnyRotten
 
Just pretend William Shatner joined the US Army, and it's all good.

Someone needs to go through all of Shatner's work and pull the relevant words/phrases out, and release it as a mod. That would be awesome.
 
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News Comments > ARMA II Specs
35. Re: ARMA II Specs Jun 26, 2009, 11:32 JohnnyRotten
 
I bought and played it, then sold it second hand. Those specs are laughable. Take the recommended spec as the bare minimum and you might be in the right area.

You said in another post you couldn't play A1 with your current machine. Did you upgrade the machine, or did you try playing A2 on the old one (which seems doomed to failure)?

- J
 
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News Comments > Spore Patch
2. Re: Spore Patch Jun 24, 2009, 19:04 JohnnyRotten
 
If the EADM was accepting logins, now, that would be great...  
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News Comments > Fallout 3 Patches
22. Re: Fallout 3 Patches Jun 23, 2009, 17:29 JohnnyRotten
 
When you do blow the town - I hope you're PC is hooked into a good sound system, it's worth it

I went for the good choices first play through, and came back on the second as a "bad" guy. Man, that explosion is really amazing.

 
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News Comments > ARMA II in NA Next Month
18. Re: ARMA II in NA Next Month Jun 22, 2009, 12:22 JohnnyRotten
 
My machines is a core 1 duo 2 gigs 8800 GTS, and it ran so badly as to be unplayable, and that's even on very low res with everything at bottom.

I'm running it on a Core2 Duo (E8400), 2GB RAM, 8800 GTS on Vista x64. I'm getting a good framerates with everything set to normal.

BTW, does the Steam release date of June 26th refer to NA? It seems like it does

Hope so Rifle
 
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