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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
12. Re: Morning Metaverse Apr 24, 2014, 14:15 Verno
 
Fibrocyte wrote on Apr 24, 2014, 13:42:
Verno wrote on Apr 24, 2014, 10:50:
Still no Tab Mix Plus for Chrome so Firefox for life.

What does TMP do that isn't built into Chrome?

It gives you a ridiculous level of control over tabs, how they open up, how they close, opens new tabs for different domain links within a page and so on. There are several different Chrome extensions that mimic it but none have the full range of features. Firefox hasn't been memory heavy for a long time either unless you load it up with unnecessary stuff.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
21. Re: Privilege Apr 24, 2014, 11:54 Verno
 
Prez wrote on Apr 24, 2014, 08:06:
It's been a while since some "journalist" dug this dead horse up. Polygon must be desperate for hits.

Agent.X7 said it best
Agent.X7 wrote on Apr 23, 2014, 21:44:
Zzzzzzz *snork* wha? Oh, more people whining about others being privileged on the internet. Zzzzzzzzzzzz.


Its funny, when Ben Kuchera was fired from the PA Report I joked that "Polygon should hire him lol". It is a collection of every smug, failed, industry wanking jerk in the biz. Polygon is fucking awful in every way and just needs to disappear.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
7. Re: Op Ed Apr 24, 2014, 11:18 Verno
 
Cutter wrote on Apr 24, 2014, 11:09:
A score at least gives you a ballpark as to how someone feels about it. Do I want to read several pages of review just to get a gist of how someone feels about a game? Ain't no one got time for that.

Nah I disagree, I always make time to read about things that I'm spending money on. A score tells me very little and the metrics are so fucked up these days, I'd rather read an opinion than a number. The only thing I use a score for is determining whether or not something is a complete waste of time or worth reading about, that's what Metacritic is good for.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
2. Re: Morning Metaverse Apr 24, 2014, 10:50 Verno
 
Still no Tab Mix Plus for Chrome so Firefox for life.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 24, 2014, 10:45 Verno
 
I'm doing a split pea/ham soup tonight, thinking about some dumplings or maybe a baguette as a side. My girlfriend hates thinking about dinner but planning them is one of my favorite things to do. I've never done lamb chops before, you should post the recipe sometime.  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
9. Re: Evening Metaverse Apr 24, 2014, 09:03 Verno
 
Sepharo wrote on Apr 23, 2014, 23:14:
It's all kind of pointless. These are the shows and episodes you can already buy on DVD. What I really want is the stuff that's currently on TV. Day-of, day-after, week-after... That'd all be fine with me but this is three years. Who cares.

I don't know, HBO has a pretty big and high quality back catalog. Their DVDs and Blurays are also insanely expensive, the only time I ever buy them is if Amazon does lightning deals. Stuff I care about getting same day I tend to get myself so I dont have to worry about commercials.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
2. Re: Morning Consolidation Apr 24, 2014, 08:45 Verno
 
Haha they still haven't shipped heists? The whole GTA Online team should be purged, they did a piss poor job on that in general.  
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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
22. Re: Saturday Mobilization Apr 23, 2014, 14:29 Verno
 
Axis wrote on Apr 20, 2014, 10:45:
Are you kidding me? Removing my post about Cutter? He's an admitted liberal from Canada who insults Americans constantly here and you remove MY post for stating simply not to take him serious?

This site... unbelievable.

I didn't see the post but it was probably a no-content, personal attack type like your silly post below this one. Cutter has his posts removed all the time for the same reasons so there is no double standard. If you don't like this website there are many others on the internet but we both know you'll stick around
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 23, 2014, 14:15 Verno
 
Blue wrote on Apr 23, 2014, 14:04:
It could be worse... I could have been raised a Jets fan on top of it all.

This is because I dissed the Knicks isn't it?

GO JETS!
 
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News Comments > etc.
3. Re: etc. Apr 23, 2014, 13:46 Verno
 
I find game "journalists" to be pretty disconnected and generally awful at videogames too. After listening to Giant Bomb trash Demons Souls because they were dumb I wouldn't trust them to review a mobile game for example.  
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News Comments > BlizzCon 2014 in November; Ticket Sales Next Month
9. Re: BlizzCon 2014 in November; Ticket Sales Next Month Apr 23, 2014, 13:25 Verno
 
BlizzCon is actually pretty fun, I've been to 2 and its got a great atmosphere. You meet a lot of cool people, my GF was a little intimidated at first since she figured it would be a bunch of manbabies but surprisingly enjoyed it, we met several couples through it and made some friends.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
8. Re: Morning Consolidation Apr 23, 2014, 11:33 Verno
 
InBlack wrote on Apr 23, 2014, 10:49:
6 months ago when I pointed out that RDR never made it to the PC and hence GTAV probably never will i got derided for being a 'hater' and worse. Well Im still here making that claim. I hope Im wrong, but if those fuckers Rockstar dont want us PC gamers to play with their toys, well so be it.

There's many reasons why RDR didn't come out on the PC and it doesn't really have anything to do with GTA 5 so people were probably just pointing out that you were incorrectly jumping to conclusions.
 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
13. Re: Evening Safety Dance Apr 23, 2014, 09:51 Verno
 
Cutter wrote on Apr 23, 2014, 07:44:
Luke wrote on Apr 23, 2014, 03:57:
IP adress IP adress

Ok and how does a dynamic IP tell them who I am. Nevermind if you couple it with things like private browsing with tracking turned off, plus adblock, ghostery, VPN, et al. They don't know my family and co-workers as I don't have them on my FB account. And I only have a handful of friends on FB. Even for the few photos I'm tagged in, it's still under a fake name. About the only thing they know is that I'm in Canada. No, these companies only know what you let them.

It is kind of amusing that you think not registering for Facebook somehow protects your data. They have mined it from everything from banks to government records six ways to Sunday. Everyone sells data, everyone. You would need an entirely fake identity to avoid it these days.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 23, 2014, 08:53 Verno
 
My brother is a lifetime Knicks fan which I constantly mock since its pretty close to self-flagellation.  
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
2. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Apr 23, 2014, 08:52 Verno
 
This will be roughly as embarassing as the Lowtax vs Uwe Boll boxing match was.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
8. Re: Morning Tech Bits Apr 22, 2014, 13:59 Verno
 
Cutter wrote on Apr 22, 2014, 13:27:
I've never said other companies weren't evil. Simply that Apple is the evilest of them all. And yes, if you support Apple you do hate America and babies, and likely love the terrorists too.

"evil" is kind of a meaningless word, Apple has a lot of good initiatives and many ones I don't care for but no more than most other companies these days. Google has done a lot of dubious shit and man lets not even get into companies like Monsanto. Apple probably isn't even in the top 100 except for skipping out on taxes which is what pretty much every corporation is up to these days.
 
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News Comments > Next Dragon Age Begins in October
10. Re: Next Dragon Age Begins in October Apr 22, 2014, 12:32 Verno
 
Slashman wrote on Apr 22, 2014, 12:24:
I think my biggest annoyance with DA right now is how the end of DA1 had all these implications for the future of the world and none of that got explored in 2.

It's like: 'Hey, I may have helped create a new demon/dragon god baby that will sweep the earth under the tutelage of his mother!'

'No biggie...'

Yeah, Dragon Age 2 might as well been named something else entirely, it felt so disconnected from the first game.
 
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News Comments > Next Dragon Age Begins in October
1. Re: Next Dragon Age Begins in October Apr 22, 2014, 11:39 Verno
 
Not touching this until people have weighed in after the honeymoon period, DA2 was such a huge letdown.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Apr 22, 2014, 10:22 Verno
 
Hey! Hey! Leave something for Cutter to bitch about.

If you buy Apple products you hate America! And babies!!!1
 
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News Comments > SOE on H1Z1 vs DayZ
24. Re: SOE on H1Z1 vs DayZ Apr 21, 2014, 12:21 Verno
 
I just hope they don't carebear it up, the mixture of zombies and player interaction are what make it worthwhile. Might as well play some more crappy Dead Island otherwise.  
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