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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
2. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 8, 2014, 10:55 Verno
 
Lifes certainties: death, taxes, Adobe security flaws and Calibre needing an update every damned time I open it.  
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News Comments > etc.
13. Re: etc. Sep 8, 2014, 10:02 Verno
 
Ludomancer wrote on Sep 8, 2014, 08:18:
Pathetic. Just that the "Social Justice Warrior" has entered into anyone on this sites' lexicon is pathetic.
"Women sick of mens shit. Men flip out at first sign of criticism. News at 11."

Yeah because that's an unbiased, fair summary of everything said on here about it Rolleyes
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 8, 2014, 09:58 Verno
 
Bills did surprisingly well last night, did not see that one coming. I still can't believe the Saints lost but Atlanta was outstanding so I guess they deserved it.

Also obligatory GO JETS
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
2. Re: Op Ed Sep 8, 2014, 09:56 Verno
 
Videogames are absolutely for everybody but RPS isn't for me anymore. Sorry John but too much non-gaming silliness.  
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
8. Re: Sunday Tech Bits Sep 8, 2014, 09:40 Verno
 
NewMaxx wrote on Sep 7, 2014, 20:15:
Windows 2000 and Windows Vista were actually more popular than Windows XP and Windows 7, respectively, among power users.

Windows 2000 adoption was relatively niche and Vista was fairly maligned in power user circles IMO.
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
28. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Sep 8, 2014, 09:19 Verno
 
Cutter wrote on Sep 7, 2014, 17:08:
Most sports aren't even sports. They're glorified hobbies. Baseball, golf, et al. are all hobbies IMO.

Err no, they're competitive physical activities which is pretty much the textbook definition of a sport.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
22. Re: Steam Top 10 Sep 8, 2014, 09:10 Verno
 
Give it a rest captain.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Season One Begins; So Does Complaining
49. Re: Diablo III Season One Begins; So Does Complaining Sep 6, 2014, 23:46 Verno
 
Krovven wrote on Sep 6, 2014, 17:06:
Blah blah blah. Verno doesn't think it's a big issue cus it doesn't effect him so he is going to marginalize the problem to suit his opinion.


Blah blah blah indeed. You literally googled an obscure problem that you have no personal experience or knowledge of and I'm the one trying to marginalize something. Other people have opinions and you can't force yours on them or make them agree with you. Wahhhh I don't like trading, no one else is allowed to! Tough fuckin shit.

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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - PC Dead Rising 3
1. Re: Ships Ahoy - PC Dead Rising 3 Sep 5, 2014, 23:48 Verno
 
I'm a huge fan of the Dead Rising franchise but I don't hear a lot of good about this port, lots of complaints online.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Season One Begins; So Does Complaining
47. Re: Diablo III Season One Begins; So Does Complaining Sep 5, 2014, 23:41 Verno
 
Krovven wrote on Sep 5, 2014, 21:34:
You tried a google search? Plenty of hits on the topic.

There is PS3 and 360 versions of the game as well.
The problem isn't limited to any of them that I'm aware of. Because you can copy your toons from PS3 to PS4, the hacked items come with it.

I clearly referenced them in my post so, yes. What you're talking about is some third hand stuff that is a non-issue. The amount of people with hacked toons is going to be miniscule at best, it requires a rooted PS3 which aren't easy to find these days thanks to the oldest rootable firmware being over 2 years old. They also get almost instantly banned after connecting to PSN, same with jtag'd 360s on XBL. The uptake from those people converting to PS4/XB1 will be even smaller/ You don't not do something cool like trading just because 50 people on the planet might go to some absurd length to get a handful of items in the game. Blizzard obviously knows that considering they implemented it.

They don't even control everything on the console side of things, if anything the PC version would be more secure since they have the underlying platform locked down on their servers.

Anyways I want feature parity with the consoles and I'm going to keep asking for it

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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
8. Re: Morning Mobilization Sep 5, 2014, 14:52 Verno
 
I know a few chicks with Galaxy Notes and oddly they love them, I suspect that's their main market demo. I don't know if its like a tablet to their tiny hands or whatever. I find Notes way too big to be a decent phone and way too small to be a decent tablet.

I think smart watches are utterly pointless for all but a few niche uses. The only "next big thing" I want is implantable tech but it'll be beyond my lifetime for the kind of use I would want to see.

I want my Peters Watt Blindsight & Echopraxia inspired universe, just need to live another 200 years to get there
 
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News Comments > Chaos Rising Removes GFWL
11. Re: Chaos Rising Removes GFWL Sep 5, 2014, 14:50 Verno
 
Icewind wrote on Sep 5, 2014, 12:17:
I didn't even *know* there was an option for having it make a sound.

Wouldn't enable it anyway. I'm on the PC to get away from that stuff.

Oh there isn't an option (unless I have just missed it), that was my point. Sorry if it was oddly worded. I actually wouldn't mind a quick little Portal noise or something when you get one, I barely even notice.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
21. Re: Op Ed Sep 5, 2014, 14:43 Verno
 
jdreyer wrote on Sep 5, 2014, 14:18:
Verno wrote on Sep 5, 2014, 11:18:
I was a huge fan of RPS but they pushed me into foregoing their site entirely.

Um, baby, bathwater?

Come on dude, seriously? I defended RPS for a long time when others said the same thing but the past year they have really tanked. There are many other places to get my news and the editorials took a nosedive both in quality and content. I can find other websites to get the same level of information without being talked down to like a baby about someones misplaced moral crusades.
 
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News Comments > ArcheAge Open Beta
12. Re: ArcheAge Open Beta Sep 5, 2014, 14:40 Verno
 
Thanks for the write up Trev, sounds very interesting.  
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News Comments > ArcheAge Open Beta
2. Re: ArcheAge Open Beta Sep 5, 2014, 12:12 Verno
 
I saw Trevellian in it a few times on Steam, maybe he can weigh in if he sees this thread.  
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News Comments > Chaos Rising Removes GFWL
3. Re: Chaos Rising Removes GFWL Sep 5, 2014, 12:11 Verno
 
I barely even notice getting a Steam achievement, still haven't added an option for a sound notification after all these years.  
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News Comments > Op Ed
7. Re: Op Ed Sep 5, 2014, 11:18 Verno
 
Great write up. As the author says, I'm tired of editorial opinion pieces that have little to do with gaming itself and just attempt to force a social agenda on you. I was a huge fan of RPS but they pushed me into foregoing their site entirely.  
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News Comments > BlizzCon 2014 Virtual Tickets
10. Re: BlizzCon 2014 Virtual Tickets Sep 5, 2014, 10:19 Verno
 
nin wrote on Sep 5, 2014, 09:45:
I blow about $50 a weekend on booze. Is that ok?


Your liver probably doesn't think so
 
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News Comments > Sims 4 Pirate Copies Pixelated
33. Re: Sims 4 Pirate Copies Pixelated Sep 5, 2014, 09:44 Verno
 
Ironically the Titan Quest bug affected some legitimate copies of the game too, they had to patch it.  
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News Comments > BlizzCon 2014 Virtual Tickets
7. Re: BlizzCon 2014 Virtual Tickets Sep 5, 2014, 09:34 Verno
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Sep 5, 2014, 08:41:
Haters gotta hate, I guess.

Seriously. I went to BlizzCon once and it was a great time, we met lots of other couples into games and the Blizzard staff were very accessible.

I wouldn't pay for streams when there will be tons of free ones elsewhere online but BlizzCon itself is awesome.

Also irony alert at someone posting about getting a life instead of watching BlizzCon...in a BlizzCon forum thread.
 
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