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Nickname eRe4s3r
Email Concealed by request
ICQ None given.
Description 3D-Modeller, Anime Geek, Internet Addict, Lurker
Homepage http://ere4s3r.deviantart.com
Signed On Jan 29, 2009, 14:16
Total Comments 8037 (Guru)
User ID 54727
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Server "Strike" Plans
14. Re: Battlefield 4 Server Jan 1, 2015, 16:08 eRe4s3r
 
Endo wrote on Jan 1, 2015, 15:42:
ColoradoHoudini wrote on Jan 1, 2015, 14:34:
I just want another AAA title FPS where we operate the servers and we make the rules. I don't need 100 levels of permanent unlocks and perks nor any other ways for them to suck money out of me (DLC map packs).

Wolf:ET was awesome for this.. unlocks were based on total progress throughout a campaign. Each campaign had about 5-6 maps or so. After the campaign ended, the stats reset for everyone. We made maps, we made mods and we ran the servers.

I know that the new Blizzard game wont allow that.. maybe something else will come down the pipe which will
I don't think it likely we'll ever see a AAA FPS like that again. See the problem with good FPS's like that is they have too much longevity. They need people to move on from them quickly so they can sell them the next iteration a year or two later with minimal investment. No, any remaining good FPS we'll see will come from indie devs. AAA FPS are now marketed for the masses, aka gamer 'jocks' who just buy and play games because they're cool and all their cool friends do.

I think you hit the nail on the head ,/ In the end, we don't want a good FPS, we want a good moddable PLATFORM for FPS with good netcode and admin tools, dedicated servers and some form of skill based auto-team balance, so pubs aren't the shit-fest they are in BF games

And we'll never get that. The big publishers will never stop milking their cash-cows. Hardline is just Battlefield 4.5 when you think about it. COD is identical to every COD except for minuscule details. And aside these 2 franchises there is really not a lot else on PC. Just tons even worse FPS (f2p...)

Heck, you can't even list Unreal Tournament with the next one being F2P. And Sector 8 prejudice was just.. well yeah. Aptly named
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
31. Re: Researchers: We can detect life on other worlds through its [sic] vibrations Jan 1, 2015, 14:27 eRe4s3r
 
Creston wrote on Dec 31, 2014, 16:06:
It was roughly 30 years ago since I last took any German classes in school, so I happily attribute the snafu to my failing memory.

And the cases were fucking nightmare for me. I didn't have an issue with making sentences and figuring out tenses and proper grammar etc, since Dutch and German are quite a bit alike anyway, but after I'd written the sentence I'd always have to spend like a minute trying to figure out the proper fucking case.

It's one of these things that you have to literally live through for 10+ years to get around I think, and then even some Germans never learn them properly I don't even *think* about cases in normal German language usage... I know the flow of the language well enough that I can basically jerry rig my way through it. Much like I do with English. And this is why I absolutely DETEST French btw.... because there you simply can not do that. Nothing is written the way it is spoken ;p

But I am super glad English does not have these cases. I mean, the hardest thing about English is basically just whether it's, its or their/there (and certain words that have extreme irregular forms) and what part of a sentence is the damn object. Seriously, I sometimes have to read a text 50 times to understand what the defining part of the sentence is and what an adjective might define.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
1. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jan 1, 2015, 11:00 eRe4s3r
 
Barely 10000 computers in that country and only in university pc rooms or the high echelon of that regime.. so what's the point? Someone caught watching that might as well jump down a cliff with their entire family... not worth it imo.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Server "Strike" Plans
1. Re: Battlefield 4 Server Jan 1, 2015, 10:56 eRe4s3r
 
Good, and about damn time.  
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
2. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Dec 31, 2014, 18:57 eRe4s3r
 
Cutter wrote on Dec 31, 2014, 17:30:
Let's hope this starts a domino effect of nabbing those assholes. No plea bargains, just straight to Pound-Me-In-The-Ass-Prison to serve as examples of 'don't be a dick just because you can',

Not often I agree with you, but this is one of these things where I do.. fuck these guys, drone strike them or whatever. They did this for commercial reasons to damage infrastructure and hurt companies and service providers, they are terrorists, plain and simple.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
2. Re: Evening Tech Bits Dec 31, 2014, 18:37 eRe4s3r
 
Cutter wrote on Dec 31, 2014, 17:26:
Why not just use that instant battery charging tech that Israeli company is working on?

Metal snakes that emerge from walls man.. metal snakes ... That's pretty damn metal
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 31, 2014, 17:50 eRe4s3r
 
New year.. happy? we'll see  
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News Comments > EA: No Origin Breach
14. Re: EA: No Origin Breach Dec 31, 2014, 15:19 eRe4s3r
 
Redmask wrote on Dec 31, 2014, 13:12:
Creston wrote on Dec 31, 2014, 12:40:
Necrophob wrote on Dec 31, 2014, 11:32:
Change your pw regularly, use randomly generated pw, use keypass, and keep the keypass datafile on a usb (pw wallets are the new target).

Keypass only integrates in browsers though, doesn't it? It wouldn't auto-populate your random password in Origin/Uplay/Steam for you?

Yeah. I just copy and paste from the vault, both remember your shit for awhile anyway.

Would be nice if Lastpass and Keypass would somehow be able to integrate into Steam/origin/paypal/uPlay etc... because I have the same problem when trying to pay via paypal.. in Steam.. I am supposed to enter my password in a field that is not supported by lastpass. And pasting my paypal password in that box does not make me feel secure ,/
 
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News Comments > etc.
3. Re: etc. Dec 31, 2014, 14:58 eRe4s3r
 
Beamer wrote on Dec 31, 2014, 14:29:
eRe4s3r wrote on Dec 31, 2014, 14:26:
And an OBE is.. what? Article did not actually say

Because there isn't a British person alive unaware of what it is, and it's a British website covering a very distinctively British action.

Yeah, but what IS IT ;p
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
29. Re: Researchers: We can detect life on other worlds through its [sic] vibrations Dec 31, 2014, 14:58 eRe4s3r
 
Creston wrote on Dec 31, 2014, 12:06:
(Eraser, did this change or something? I seem to remember me having learned a different table in school. Der Des Dem Den; Die Der Den Die; Das Des Dem Das as the first three? Probably my memory is just faulty. The weird thing is that if you google it, it auto-populates to Der Des Dem Den, and several of the links on the first page mention Der Des Dem Den, yet this page says it's Der Den Dem Des?)

It's
der, den, dem, des
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th

etc..

Cases are not a big issue in German Just very confusing for foreigners because cases have overlapping articles (for plural/singular) so you need to KNOW the word and it's plural/singular forms. If you know enough German words this becomes a lot easier.
 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Dec 31, 2014, 14:26 eRe4s3r
 
And an OBE is.. what? Article did not actually say  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
24. Re: Researchers: We can detect life on other worlds through its [sic] vibrations Dec 31, 2014, 03:22 eRe4s3r
 
Sepharo wrote on Dec 31, 2014, 02:48:
eRe4s3r wrote on Dec 31, 2014, 02:32:
In the end this isn't so much about grammar as it is about the meaning that the correct grammar implies. Although I don't think blues had that in mind.

To me, the only logically correct way to say what the article *means* is if you say that you can measure life through a worlds vibration.

Sounds like you're still not getting it... We can detect life on other worlds through life's vibrations.

Also, though not the meaning of the article, shouldn't your bolded word be world's ?

I have no idea about that Should it?

How would you know what you receive is vibration caused by life if you never have found life before and you have only 1 limited definition of life to begin with? You wouldn't even know what kind of vibrations possible-life not based on earth would create when you measure such things.

Honestly asking, how is life even defined in this context? Would you detect algae? Plants? What about bacteria? That's all life too...
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: Researchers: We can detect life on other worlds through its [sic] vibrations Dec 31, 2014, 02:32 eRe4s3r
 
In the end this isn't so much about grammar as it is about the meaning that the correct grammar implies. Although I don't think blues had that in mind.

To me, the only logically correct way to say what the article *means* is if you say that you can measure life through a worlds vibration.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
15. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 30, 2014, 14:06 eRe4s3r
 
mag wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 13:58:
Creston wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 13:25:
eRe4s3r wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 12:03:
Cutter wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 11:57:
Gee and the Tesla is still only 110k entry price. What a deal for a 400 miles. Rolleyes


Range is a problem, but for me the bigger problem would be that you can the throw the car away if you ever leave the battery unplugged during -10C for longer than 24 hours. Ie, when you have a power outage for a day, you can throw your tesla.. away.

Great car, would instantly buy .. not

You'd just put a battery minder on it. Not a huge deal, but you do have to remember to do that.

On the flipside, when it's extremely cold, I also have to remember to go outside and de-ice my heatpump as well as my septic tank sprinklers, so it's just one of those things that you know you have to do when it's very cold.

And how many people who can afford a 100K Tesla S leave it outside of their garage, really?

In addition to that, I googled around out of curiosity and don't see anyone saying anything even close to what eRe4s3r is claiming. It's almost uniformly: "Leave the battery unplugged during -10C... and regenerative braking will be disabled until the battery warms up." Oooh noooo.


Heh, that was actually the first result I got from googling Tesla and Winter Teaches me for believing stuff I read on the Tesla Forums (yes, really)

Ps.: The topic I read can easily be found, but I am going to bed now They said there that around -10C to -25C if you leave the car unplugged and *standing* longer than 24hr your battery is dead.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 30, 2014, 13:13 eRe4s3r
 
PropheT wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 12:53:
eRe4s3r wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 12:03:
Range is a problem, but for me the bigger problem would be that you can the throw the car away if you ever leave the battery unplugged during -10C for longer than 24 hours.

I'd never heard that before. That's...not a good deal for any cold weather state. It was cold enough here last year for long enough that the battery in my truck couldn't handle it and died, so if that's the case then I can't imagine prolonged cold would leave the car in good working order even if it was plugged in.

I'm a cheapass when it comes to cars, though, I could have a whole fleet of trucks like mine for what a Tesla would cost.

That battery dieing thing is why the Tesla needs to be "plugged in" when it's that cold. They literally have to heat the battery for it not to lose charge and die. Not exactly something I'd want in a car. Like you I am a cheapass.. and I hate having to babysit shit. I can BARELY stand a tablet that needs recharging once a week.

Ps.: And of course, the battery needs to be cooled in summer, so you have the same problem in reverse when it's 35C outside. Leaving your Tesla out in the open for 3 days in Summer? You have a nice problem on your hands... anyway, I don't want to spread ill rumors about the car, that's something I read in the Tesla forums.

I wonder how much power you actually use when you heat the battery in winter, because I can't imagine such a big battery block being easy to heat. And heating 24/7 seems like a good way to get a HUGE power bill. Kinda eats up those gasoline savings. Especially in Germany.
 
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News Comments > GOG.com on RAR vs DRM
5. Re: GOG.com on RAR vs DRM Dec 30, 2014, 13:02 eRe4s3r
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 12:37:
eRe4s3r wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 11:48:
GOG does not support Linux

This suggests otherwise:

http://www.gog.com/games##sort=title&system=lin_mint,lin_ubuntu&page=1

Yeah, serves me right for not reading up on this before I wrote my post ;/ and to boot it off phrasing it entirely wrong.

Certain games on GOG support Ubuntu/*nix, those you can download as tar.gz or deb package so I guess you could say GOG does support Linux

But the problem is that a lot of games only have mac/win installers, and those are having a hardcoded password. Before the new installer you could unpack this on Linux etc. just fine but only via Wine...

In the end it really is a non-issue when you think about it... I actually assumed the new installer would replace the old tar.gz and deb packages. Hence my wrong statement
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 30, 2014, 12:03 eRe4s3r
 
Cutter wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 11:57:
Gee and the Tesla is still only 110k entry price. What a deal for a 400 miles. Rolleyes


Range is a problem, but for me the bigger problem would be that you can the throw the car away if you ever leave the battery unplugged during -10C for longer than 24 hours. Ie, when you have a power outage for a day, you can throw your tesla.. away.

Great car, would instantly buy .. not
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Researchers: We can detect life on other worlds through its [sic] vibrations Dec 30, 2014, 11:52 eRe4s3r
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 11:30:
rocketpcguy wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 11:04:
what should the headline be to be correct (i.e. what should be in place of "its")?

I'm wondering that myself. It's=It is while Its=possessive pronoun.

worlds = their
world = its
 
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News Comments > GOG.com on RAR vs DRM
2. Re: GOG.com on RAR vs DRM Dec 30, 2014, 11:48 eRe4s3r
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 11:28:
Makes me wonder why they didn't use 7zip instead with it being open source.

Well the installer has to exist anyway, to create path entries, registry etc. I think this is really a non-issue GOG does not support Linux
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
20. Re: Evening Tech Bits Dec 30, 2014, 05:10 eRe4s3r
 
D_K_night wrote on Dec 30, 2014, 04:23:
uh huh, so you redid a portion of the G11 circuit board with nothing but wires and duct tape. And you were able to simply eyeball the PCB and see all the traces. Right, sounds like a board from the early 1990's if you can just oh, look at it and see all traces.

"piss easy" so we should be able to hand this to a 10-year girl and order her to figure it out and fix it. Right man. Assuming your story is even true, just reading what you did is just total amateur hour, the way you approached it. Don't quit your day job.


The G11 has LED lights not on the main PCB, but on LED+micro-res only pcb's (3 with 3 LED's, and 1 with 2 LED's) that slide out easily and the cable (which goes around the entire rim of the G11) is a standard 2 or 3 pin power connector like for fans any other pc equipment, and I redid nothing. I threw the old led's, resistors and the entire LED pcb assembly in the trash. 2 LED's or their transistors were broken and there was no way to remove them and replace all others because there is no way to remove micro resistors with normal soldering equipment (not to mention I need other resistors anyway).

I dunno what you think I did, but I literally did the idiot proof "how to solder together a long string of LED lights with cable" which even a 10 year old girl could do. And then I put them where the LED pcb was and ducttaped it to the fiberglass pane that serves as light diffuser and called it a day. Result: White glow G11 for less than 3$

And whatever you may think, that fixed my flickering blue LED's and it was easy and cheap The old PCB assembly where the LED's were on was impossible to salvage with the soldering equipment I have. And I don't spend 200$ on hardware to replace LED's and resistors that barely cost 2$.
 
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