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News Comments > The Old Republic Stats
5. Re: The Old Republic Stats Dec 27, 2011, 13:08 Shok
 
I have way too many other games to play that don't charge a monthly fee so I'll wait for the free or level limited trial version.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: HDMI ripoff Dec 27, 2011, 13:04 Shok
 
This HDMI cable features a Dielectric-Bias System that reduces distortion and 100% Perfect-Surface Silver conductors for improved signal clarity.

The only thing they left out was the flux capacitor. It's sad that it's sold out though. I need to get in the marketing business and start selling some pure perfect coppertop mark AA energy holders for $200 each.
 
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News Comments > etc.
3. Re: etc. Dec 26, 2011, 18:25 Shok
 
Thirded

He just sounded like a typical internet punkass, nothing funny about that. I surfed away from that after about 10 seconds of watching.
 
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News Comments > Humble Indie Bundle 4 Passes $2M
2. Re: Humble Indie Bundle 4 Passes $2M Dec 26, 2011, 13:56 Shok
 
The more popular Steam becomes the more morons start using it I guess. Gaming it by buying indie bundles for .01 is pretty low though. It would be awesome if Valve IP banned a bunch of accounts found doing this. That would never happen for various technical reasons but it would still be awesome.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 26, 2011, 13:37 Shok
 
No idea on Game of Thrones but I seem to remember some bad reviews. Amazon has the missing link DLC for DX:HR at $5 today so I may need to grab that I guess.  
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News Comments > On Sale
29. Tropico 4 for $5 Dec 24, 2011, 07:03 Shok
 
Tropico 4 at $5 on Amazon is tempting...  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
7. Re: Sonos Dec 24, 2011, 00:28 Shok
 
Yes, I do. There are games on Steam without DRM as well. AI War and expansions come to mind; you can launch it within or without Steam.

Are you implying that since I play Steam games I can't hate DRM or did you just want to make sure I knew that Steam was also a form of DRM?

 
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News Comments > On Sale
12. Re: On Sale Dec 23, 2011, 22:56 Shok
 
I laughed my ass off when I saw the zombie dlc screenshots. WTF indeed.  
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News Comments > On Sale
10. Saints Row 3 for $19.99 / 13.29 / 17.49 Dec 23, 2011, 22:52 Shok
 
As I mentioned in previous comments see this thread for cheaper (50%+) deals than Steam's 33% on Saints Row 3.  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
4. Re: Sonos Dec 23, 2011, 19:44 Shok
 
That Sonos story is a poster child for the reason DRM of all kind sucks.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 23, 2011, 18:51 Shok
 
DG wrote on Dec 23, 2011, 18:40:
Nearly jumped all over the Saints Row 3 sale today but it's still barely cheaper than I can buy it online. Doesn't seem worth it considering how long it'd be until I get around to it, especially since I'm burning out on GTA-ish games, almost done on Red Dead Redemption.

Anyone confirm that a physical disk SR3 is still Steam? Same for Skyrim, since that's nearly half-price if bought at an e-tailer.

I found this thread in the steam forums and used the GMG code at checkout (FIFTY-SAINT-XMASS) and got it for $19.99. This was about 4PM EST today so good luck!

EDIT: Forgot to mention the url in the original post on steam forums doesn't work but just clicking from the GMG front page to SR3 page worked for me.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
7. Re: On Sale Dec 21, 2011, 23:01 Shok
 
Prez wrote on Dec 21, 2011, 21:19:
Whoa! I just tallied up how much I spent this sale so far in Steam gifts. I could have bought myself Skyrim. Twice. Stunned

Oh well, I am pretty close to my goal of sending at least one gift to everyone on my friends list. If I haven't gotten you yet, it's because I'm eying your wishlist (checking it twice?) and waiting for the right sale day.

If I flat out forget someone, let me know - I'd hate to miss anyone.

That is really cool Prez but like I said last night when I added you I don't really need anything and my wishlist is basically there for Valve contest purposes. I'll buy those games when they are worth it to me. Until then I got more than enough to play anyway. Heck, the only game I actually finished in the last year is Portal 2.
 
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News Comments > DCS Patches
4. Re: DCS Patches Dec 21, 2011, 00:20 Shok
 
On it, thanks guys  
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News Comments > DCS Patches
1. Re: DCS Patches Dec 20, 2011, 23:10 Shok
 
Waiting for a good sale on A-10C *cough*Steam sale*cough*  
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News Comments > On Sale
2. Re: Tropico 4: Steam Special Edition on Dec 20, 2011, 22:49 Shok
 
I got Dungeons of Dredmor and DLC for < $2. Tropico 4 hmmmm. No time to play it but I may get it anyway...  
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News Comments > Into the Black
3. Re: Into the Black Dec 20, 2011, 00:11 Shok
 
Bleh, stupid quicktime. VLC is installed. Why can't it just work using that or let me save the damn .mp4? Oh right, it's fucking apple.  
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News Comments > Blizzard Introduces BattleTags
16. Re: FFUUUUU BLIZ Dec 16, 2011, 14:15 Shok
 
I have 1 RealID friend from when I played WoW. Some kid named Charlie. RealID was new and he wanted me to add him as a friend. So we both enabled RealID and I have been annoyed ever since that some guy I barely know in WoW knows my full name. Luckily, he is a decent dude and we still talk when I decide to play WoW every 3-4 months or so. It's no wonder that no one uses RealID to me. Yeah there are some RL friends who may use it but other than that I prefer online anonymity over RealID.  
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
6. Re: Evening Mobilization Dec 15, 2011, 23:45 Shok
 
jimnms wrote on Dec 15, 2011, 23:33:
Prez wrote on Dec 15, 2011, 21:12:
Bought 2 Kindle Fires this week. I am not a tablet person, but I like the Kindle Fires design as a perfectly sized all-in-one media consumption device.

Is it worth getting for someone that doesn't have an Amazon Prime account. I looked at one in and I like the size, and since I have a Prime account it would be nice. I want to get a tablet for my mom, but I don't want to tie it to my account. I want to get her something that she can casually browse the internet with, do email, play sudoku and read the news paper. I'm going to get her local news paper subscription switched to digital, which comes in PDF format. She likes the sudoku type games, and goes through a book a week.

I'm thinking 7" is going to be too small for her to read a newspaper on, but I think a 10" tablet is probably going to be too big for her to comfortably use. I'm leaning toward a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. The specs have the Fire 1 oz. lighter, but it feels heavier to me. I guess the larger, thinner Samsung tablet spreads the weight evenly making it feel lighter.

Web browsing isn't its strong point, and frankly, anything with a 7" screen is going to come up short browsing the web. The Fire is too heavy to read with in bed lying down also. Maybe I'm spoiled from reading with my kindle keyboard model for the past year but the Fire just gets my arms tired after 30 minutes or so. Sudoku I'm sure she would have no problem with as gaming performance is great. It also has a built in email app but it's pretty simple. Maybe that's all she needs though.

I'm having deja vu so sorry if I already answered this same question from you a few weeks ago. If not it seems like someone asked the exact same questions re: Fire gift for mom.
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
5. Re: Evening Mobilization Dec 15, 2011, 23:34 Shok
 
Prez wrote on Dec 15, 2011, 21:12:
Bought 2 Kindle Fires this week. I am not a tablet person, but I like the Kindle Fires design as a perfectly sized all-in-one media consumption device.

Yeah I like my fire but can't wait for the promised update in the next week or so. It gets annoying tapping the screen and not getting a response until the 2nd or third tap. (This doesn't happen all the time but enough to annoy.) Supposedly that will be fixed in the update.

Also, today is the last day of the Android market .10 sales so grab Apparatus if you don't have it yet...it's a pretty cool physics based time waster game. You can just get it on the amazon appstore for .10 also since they have been matching the price on apps on sale they have in their appstore.

I thought I had a lot of STEAM games...now I am collecting freebie of the days and such on android as well!
 
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News Comments > On Sale
1. Re: On Sale Dec 14, 2011, 08:57 Shok
 
Amazon has Just Cause 2 on sale today for $2.49. Steam will probably have it on sale again in the end of year sales also but $2.49 is a steal for that game.  
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