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Signed On May 5, 2009, 08:31
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
28. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 4, 2013, 09:03 RollinThundr
 
Verno wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 08:59:
Take your butthurt about EA somewhere else.

Got hammered on my picks yesterday, so many upsets. I'll be lucky to be .500 this week

Oh come the fuck on, you gotta admit that's a pretty ridiculous thing to get pissy about.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
12. Re: Sunday Safety Dance Nov 4, 2013, 08:47 RollinThundr
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 08:42:
RollinThundr wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 08:35:
xXBatmanXx wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 07:40:
jdreyer wrote on Nov 3, 2013, 15:46:
More NSA Leakers Followed Snowden's Footsteps, Whistleblower Lawyer Says.

So awesome. Snowden still has cards to play, including, it sounds, a few aces. In addition, there are other players at the table yet unknown who have yet to play a card.

I hope one of them is an e-mail or memo to/from Obama saying he knew about the thing the whole damn time......impeached.

Hell if Obama hasn't been impeached yet for all his cover ups, Fast and Furious, Benghazi, the absolute sham that is Obamacare, I doubt even with a memo saying he personally ordered it, he'd still not be impeached.

Seriously the guy is a joke.

The problem with that feeling is that the previous 3 were just as bad....

Yeah I can't disagree with you on that either.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
25. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 4, 2013, 08:41 RollinThundr
 
jacobvandy wrote on Nov 3, 2013, 18:21:
Typical Hollywood nonsense in that Slow Mo Guys video. Prop grenades with small explosions set off remotely, and gasoline-fueled fireballs on the side of a concrete structure... But then, I wouldn't expect any less from an EA-sponsored production. There's no way corporate marketing and liability agents would let real explosives anywhere near those guys.

OMG you're so right, those explosions aren't realistic enough! Quick lets hate on them because EA was involved marketing Battlefield 4!!!
Dear lord some of you really need to find better things to get pissy about.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
10. Re: Sunday Safety Dance Nov 4, 2013, 08:35 RollinThundr
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 07:40:
jdreyer wrote on Nov 3, 2013, 15:46:
More NSA Leakers Followed Snowden's Footsteps, Whistleblower Lawyer Says.

So awesome. Snowden still has cards to play, including, it sounds, a few aces. In addition, there are other players at the table yet unknown who have yet to play a card.

I hope one of them is an e-mail or memo to/from Obama saying he knew about the thing the whole damn time......impeached.

Hell if Obama hasn't been impeached yet for all his cover ups, Fast and Furious, Benghazi, the absolute sham that is Obamacare, I doubt even with a memo saying he personally ordered it, he'd still not be impeached.

Seriously the guy is a joke.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts Trailer
28. Re: Call of Duty: Ghosts Trailer Nov 4, 2013, 08:28 RollinThundr
 
Jerykk wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 01:57:
RollinThundr wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 01:15:
Creston wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 00:38:
The same trailer, the same game, the same people buying it, year after year after year after year.

It's gotta be cool to make your money that easily. Copy / paste 95% of your code, build a few new set pieces for your meager sp campaign, DONE!

Personally my COD days are long behind me, but if people enjoy it, and they obviously do with how much it still sells year after year, is there really a need to hate on it for the sake of it?

If you're not dropping the 60 bucks does it really affect you all that much?

The games that sell the best have a significant impact on other games. That's why regenerating health, two-weapon limits, aim assist, radar, kill streaks, etc, became commonplace. If something sells well, others will copy it. So yes, the purchasing habits of others does affect me quite a bit.

Kill streaks and aim assist, at least aim assist on consoles was there long before COD, it'll be there long after.

ARMA isn't like COD,Bioshock Infinite isn't like COD. Battlefield is certainly not like COD in that it has vehicles and vastly different game types.

The Gears of Wars and other similar games would have been made regardless I think. Until I play an RPG that forces me to only take 2 weapons and has cover shooter mechanics, I think we're safe from evil COD infecting everything else.

I get what you're saying, but there's enough diversity out there with or without COD imo.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts Trailer
22. Re: Call of Duty: Ghosts Trailer Nov 4, 2013, 01:15 RollinThundr
 
Creston wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 00:38:
The same trailer, the same game, the same people buying it, year after year after year after year.

It's gotta be cool to make your money that easily. Copy / paste 95% of your code, build a few new set pieces for your meager sp campaign, DONE!

Personally my COD days are long behind me, but if people enjoy it, and they obviously do with how much it still sells year after year, is there really a need to hate on it for the sake of it?

If you're not dropping the 60 bucks does it really affect you all that much?
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts Trailer
19. Re: Call of Duty: Ghosts Trailer Nov 4, 2013, 00:18 RollinThundr
 
Sempai wrote on Nov 3, 2013, 23:47:
I hate on the annual CoD machine as much as the next guy, but i'll be picking this up on my new PS4 this year and will have some fun with it. Since Watch Dogs got pushed, Killzone and CoD will have to be my new toys for Christmas. That said, Extinction(4 player alien shooting co-op) looks like some fun.

So sue me.

No reason to, people enjoy COD as much as it gets hated on here. It sells millions yearly. If I were Activision I wouldn't stop churning them out either.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
5. Re: Sunday Safety Dance Nov 3, 2013, 21:14 RollinThundr
 
jdreyer wrote on Nov 3, 2013, 19:45:
Cutter wrote on Nov 3, 2013, 17:14:
No, he's not. He only exposed what many of us already took to be fact anyway. Fact is no one cares. Where's the outrage? The protests in the streets? The recall initiatives of politicians who support crap like this, the Patriot Act, et al. Where?

There is none. Social apathy, laziness and greed is now complete in the US. The elites realize they can do whatever the hell they want now and no one will lift a finger to stop them. In fact, they're only expanding their powers and grabbing more and it's all happening publicly now. And still no one bats an eye. If America ever was a democracy it sure as shit isn't now.

At least we're having conversations now that we were never having before.

Sure but most of the big government advocates will label you as a tin foiler anyway even given what we now know. Until the perception changes that big government is there to hand hold you through life, it's not going to matter.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
876. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 2, 2013, 20:24 RollinThundr
 
Prez wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 18:13:
There has to be better solutions out there than this garbage.

Undoubtedly. But you know what? No one was doing a thing to come up with better solutions. No one was interested in trying to fix what was very obviously broken and getting worse every year. While it isn't the best solution, it is the only one that anyone has bothered to put forth. Had something been previously done to begin to fix the huge problems with health care coverage in this country the ACA would have never been necessary. Nothing was, so we're stuck with this for now. Hopefully it will be fixed and tweaked down the road, since it is undeniably a mess in its current state, but it's a start. As far as cost goes, health care costs were already skyrocketing before the ACA. It was going to happen with or without it. Rising costs is just a fact of life we all need to deal with.

I would have preferred they took the time to get it right or not do it at all, especially with the multiple billions spent to roll out Obamacare.

Others may not think spending matters, *cough* beamer *cough* but it does. Until we get it under control or at least make an effort, we have a huge risk of another all out collapse and this time I don't think all the printing in the world will stop it from being a total catastrophe.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
17. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs Nov 2, 2013, 18:13 RollinThundr
 
Julio wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 18:10:
WaltC wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 17:45:
Unlike Snowden, I know for a fact that the gov has never listened to my phone calls and has no dossier on me--why on earth would anyone except a paranoid whacko think himself so important as to warrant such attention?

Just keep thinking there's not a file on you and nobody's listened to your phone calls. That's like thinking there are politicians that aren't bought and paid for.

I think I heard a few "Baa baas" from his post, textbook definition of sheep that one.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
16. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs Nov 2, 2013, 18:11 RollinThundr
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 17:25:
Agent.X7 wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 15:42:
Haha, name me a South American country that respects human rights. And Russia isn't exactly a paragon of freedom and human rights.

You mean those same South American countries where the CIA began coups and installed murderous, US friendly dictators like Pinnochet? And what the hell does the US know about human rights. All over the globe they've installed these same assholes all in the name of profit and US hegemony. The US isn't part of the problem, it IS the problem.

Here's a pretty comprehensive list of just CIA activities alone....

Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II

And btw, that's not hack work. It was vetted by guys like William Casey and all the info can be found in the Library of Congress under FOIA.

The idea of America really ended with Eisenhower leaving office. Can you imagine a sitting president today warning the populace against the dangers of the military-industrial complex? No, the real gangsterism started under Reagan. That's when we saw the shift with the war on the middle-class beginning and the looting of America began in earnest.

It's only now they're no longer pretending it isn't happening. They've realized the masses are too apathetic and self-absorbed to know and/or care. There will be no new Revolution this time around. Not unless it gets much, much worse, and the elites are too smart for that. They'll leave just enough to keep that from happening. And all those poor dumb sheeple will have missed their natural right to something better.

It's a non partisan problem, yet let's blame it all on Reagan, when it started long before Reagan was even in politics Rolleyes2

Big government is bad yes? Yet you support democrats, which are the the biggest advocates of more government.

I don't disagree with everything your saying here, but trying to pin it on one party or the other is quite frankly borderline retarded at it's best.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
874. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 2, 2013, 17:20 RollinThundr
 
Prez wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 16:58:
Still waiting for you to explain why Obamacare is such a great thing btw, given all the evidence to the contrary.

I am not going to claim it "great"; rather I'll give you a few things that I like about it myself. I speak for no one but myself here btw.

1) Health plans can’t turn you down or charge you more because you’re sick or have a health condition - that's huge.
2) Puts a cap on yearly out pocket expenses for things like medication.
3) It mandates pediatric dental coverage, which sounds like a small thing but doctors have linked many health problems later in life to poor dental health from an early age.
4) It eliminates annual or lifetime dollar limits for health plans. At my company the limit used to be a million dollars and then you were dropped. In today's world that isn't much, especially if one or more of your family members gets cancer.

All well and good, however none of that addresses the increases to EVERYONE that it will cost. They should just rename it to the Ridiculously Expensive Care Act. It would in the very least be a tiny bit more honest in that regard.

And when it helps to crash the economy again because at some point you can't continue to prop it up by printing money, people will look back on it as a total failure.

There has to be better solutions out there than this garbage.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
872. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 2, 2013, 16:41 RollinThundr
 
The fact that you think males should have to pay for things like maternity leave and gender transformation is flat out batshit insane levels of thinking.

You're ignoring the fact that many many many people will end up paying more overall to still cover those that don't contribute, you're ridiculous. You're also creating scenarios out of thin air, why I expected an honest well thought out reply from you in the first place is my own fault I suppose.

You obviously don't support choices in healthcare plans, just a general government mandated, government controlled, one size fits all solution that will cost more for everyone because they'll be required to pay for services they may not ever need, and in some cases, since it's impossible for men to get knocked up, impossible for them to use.


 
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
9. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs Nov 2, 2013, 16:29 RollinThundr
 
Sepharo wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 16:25:
RollinThundr wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 16:20:
Judging by Blue's note, I take it he does indeed consider Snowden a traitor. Interesting.

You have the weirdest comprehension of things. The naïveté here is that Snowden would think the U.S. would stop treating him like a traitor. Though I don't think Snowden actually believes that, the letter is more like a formality.

Not seeing how that translates to Blue considering Snowden a traitor. If anything it's negative of the U.S. government.

Yeah I thought of that after hitting submit, still seems oddly worded though.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
7. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs Nov 2, 2013, 16:20 RollinThundr
 
Judging by Blue's note, I take it he does indeed consider Snowden a traitor. Interesting.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
870. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 2, 2013, 16:01 RollinThundr
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 15:41:
RollinThundr wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 15:14:
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 14:41:
RollinThundr wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 13:57:
Sepharo wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 13:51:
D-Rock, I've never seen Blue remove a post that lacked a personal insult. Are you sure yours didn't? Like Beamer mentioned, Blue tends to only moderate when prompted to do so, I guess someone reported your post, I've never done so myself.

Personally I'm against all post removal for any reason. There is another long thread on this site where some fundamentalist repeatedly called me a defender of pedophiles and other nastiness and it's still up because I'd rather it stand as a testament to the behavior of that poster.

He has Seph, he's removed at least a couple of mine that included zero personal insults at all. I've reported some of Nin's comments that are personal insults and nothing else, those are all still there.

It's Blue's site, he can moderate it as he sees fit imo, however the bias towards certain individuals is plain as day.

Given some of your posts in this thread, I think you're largely oblivious to the insults you throw out. I don't think you're a reliable judge of whether your posts contained an insult or not.

Sure thing, posts that didn't name anyone or even quote anyone. Still waiting for you to explain why Obamacare is such a great thing btw, given all the evidence to the contrary. Still waiting to see your spin on how it's so great!

This is tiresome. I've already explained that the rollout issues are not the program. Yeah, the website sucks. It'll get fixed. Yeah, some people can't keep shitty plans that don't cover anything and force taxpayers to cover them when they actually need care. Bummer. They'll get new plans. Some will pay a little more, some will pay a little less. Most folks like me have to pick a new plan every year anyway, so this is nothing new. Overall, it's better to have more people covered rather than the rest of us paying stupid amounts of money for them to be sick and get care from the emergency room.

Oh, and since you seem big on things being done by charity, here's something interesting on that subject.

LOL you're incredible, 90+ million lose their plans because they don't include things like maternity leave for males, and you dismiss them as "crappy plans"

Bagger you're flat out dishonest and it's pathetic.

On the topic of charity, the difference is it's voluntary, no one is forcing you to unlike what the liberals would like to mandate you contribute to.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
869. Re: removed Nov 2, 2013, 15:59 RollinThundr
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 15:45:
RollinThundr wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 12:56:
Prez wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 12:22:
RollinThunder, I really have to disagree with you on the way the media reports about racial violence. The story of the Australian man shot by bored kids ( one of whom was white iirc) was covered by all of the mainstream networks. CNN had just as many stories covering it as Fox news did; surely you are not going to say they are biased against white people too? None of these stories are swept under the rug. Some of the stories (like the Trayvon Martin one) have way more facets to cover as well as a dynamic nature since there was the lack of an initial arrest and rallies for "justice". And of course the media is going to cover every single antagonistic thing angry protesters say and do since it gets people angry, getting the other side riled up escalating the war of words and giving them more juicy shit to cover. Had those bored black teens not been initially arrested the same thing would have played out with white protests and the like. And the media would have been more than happy to cover that too.

Fair enough Prez, however I hate it that stations like NBC will doctor 911 calls to slant a news story. That isn't journalistic integrity. That's pushing an agenda.

It's a culture issue, yet everyone is too afraid to say that because they don't want to be branded racist by the left.

I don't recall you ever getting all riled up any of the countless times that Fox has pulled deceptive editing stunts, and they've got FAR more of those on their record than anyone else. Surely you couldn't possibly trust or respect Fox's reporting anymore.

When I said mainstream media I meant all of it. Including Fox. We don't have integrity with news reporting anymore, and regardless if you want to admit it or not, there is a bias towards the left in general. Guys like Cronkite are surly rolling over in their graves at what passes for journalism in this day and age.

I trust maybe one pundit out of all of them, George Will, the rest can all die in a fire for all I care.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
866. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 2, 2013, 15:14 RollinThundr
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 14:41:
RollinThundr wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 13:57:
Sepharo wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 13:51:
D-Rock, I've never seen Blue remove a post that lacked a personal insult. Are you sure yours didn't? Like Beamer mentioned, Blue tends to only moderate when prompted to do so, I guess someone reported your post, I've never done so myself.

Personally I'm against all post removal for any reason. There is another long thread on this site where some fundamentalist repeatedly called me a defender of pedophiles and other nastiness and it's still up because I'd rather it stand as a testament to the behavior of that poster.

He has Seph, he's removed at least a couple of mine that included zero personal insults at all. I've reported some of Nin's comments that are personal insults and nothing else, those are all still there.

It's Blue's site, he can moderate it as he sees fit imo, however the bias towards certain individuals is plain as day.

Given some of your posts in this thread, I think you're largely oblivious to the insults you throw out. I don't think you're a reliable judge of whether your posts contained an insult or not.

Sure thing, posts that didn't name anyone or even quote anyone. Still waiting for you to explain why Obamacare is such a great thing btw, given all the evidence to the contrary. Still waiting to see your spin on how it's so great!
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
862. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 2, 2013, 13:57 RollinThundr
 
Sepharo wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 13:51:
D-Rock, I've never seen Blue remove a post that lacked a personal insult. Are you sure yours didn't? Like Beamer mentioned, Blue tends to only moderate when prompted to do so, I guess someone reported your post, I've never done so myself.

Personally I'm against all post removal for any reason. There is another long thread on this site where some fundamentalist repeatedly called me a defender of pedophiles and other nastiness and it's still up because I'd rather it stand as a testament to the behavior of that poster.

He has Seph, he's removed at least a couple of mine that included zero personal insults at all. I've reported some of Nin's comments that are personal insults and nothing else, those are all still there.

It's Blue's site, he can moderate it as he sees fit imo, however the bias towards certain individuals is plain as day.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
857. Re: removed Nov 2, 2013, 12:56 RollinThundr
 
Prez wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 12:22:
RollinThunder, I really have to disagree with you on the way the media reports about racial violence. The story of the Australian man shot by bored kids ( one of whom was white iirc) was covered by all of the mainstream networks. CNN had just as many stories covering it as Fox news did; surely you are not going to say they are biased against white people too? None of these stories are swept under the rug. Some of the stories (like the Trayvon Martin one) have way more facets to cover as well as a dynamic nature since there was the lack of an initial arrest and rallies for "justice". And of course the media is going to cover every single antagonistic thing angry protesters say and do since it gets people angry, getting the other side riled up escalating the war of words and giving them more juicy shit to cover. Had those bored black teens not been initially arrested the same thing would have played out with white protests and the like. And the media would have been more than happy to cover that too.

Fair enough Prez, however I hate it that stations like NBC will doctor 911 calls to slant a news story. That isn't journalistic integrity. That's pushing an agenda.

It's a culture issue, yet everyone is too afraid to say that because they don't want to be branded racist by the left.
 
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