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Real Name The Half Elf, CptRanger   
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Description Using a steering wheel on a Burnout game is like using the Space Shuttle controls to fly a kite.
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Signed On Mar 14, 2002, 15:47
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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Next Week
7. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Next Week Feb 17, 2017, 03:07 The Half Elf
 
Slick wrote on Feb 16, 2017, 21:54:
Hoping there will be an nVidia driver this time, performance in the CB was brutal.

Whats your system specs and did you have vsync off? Stated before vsync killed performance and had to turn it off in the nvidia control panel AND in the game settings and then it ran smooth as butter.
 
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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Next Week
1. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Next Week Feb 16, 2017, 21:33 The Half Elf
 
Glad to see some expanded areas in the beta!  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
44. Re: Origin Access Free Trial Feb 16, 2017, 19:23 The Half Elf
 
Who are we voting off the island?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
25. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 16, 2017, 14:35 The Half Elf
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 16, 2017, 14:30:
jdreyer wrote on Feb 16, 2017, 13:42:
The Half Elf wrote on Feb 16, 2017, 12:53:

*turns ruler around for Cutter*
You're suppose to start at the 1 inch side sir.

LOL, Cutter's going to need a whole vat of aloe after that burn.

JD I will happily accept a 55 gallon drum of lube if you're buying. Biker

What makes you think I don't already have said drum of lube? Water based lube... BLEH!

Ok Cutter, that link... woah shit... "People who also viewed this also viewed Infant Circumcision Trainer White"

O_O CAN NOT UNSEE!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 16, 2017, 12:53 The Half Elf
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 16, 2017, 10:52:
So my penis reduction surgery went swimmingly and now I'm down to a normal 10 inches like every other guy. Wry

Yeah, declutter, man. Fortunately I learned that lesson early on. I left home 2 weeks after my 18th birthday and moved across the country. Didn't bother sorting anything just threw all my shit in a van and off I went. It was only after when I realized half of it was stuff from childhood I gave it all away and have always kept a minimalist attitude ever afterward. I always notice that sort of thing when I walk into someone's home, all the useless bric-a-brac they have. Thousands of dollars wasted on junk that just clutters up the place. No, I like very zen, clean, (near) empty spaces.

And yeah, like Helf said, F the SA. Always stay away from religious "charities".


Congrats on the surgery mr 'OMG I COULD DIE!'.

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You're suppose to start at the 1 inch side sir.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 16, 2017, 10:06 The Half Elf
 
Shineyguy wrote on Feb 16, 2017, 09:31:
Blue, Salvation Army will probably take most of what you don't want provided it's clean (in the case of clothing) and working (in the case of anything else).

Just throwing out suggestions.

F the Salvation Army, Goodwill is awesome and doesn't have homophobic assholes running it saying gays need to be put to death. But hey that's just me.


*still wants Chick-fil-a to quit being homophobic assholes so I can have another delicious chicken sandwich and waffles fries with cheese*
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
3. Re: Morning Consolidation Feb 16, 2017, 09:49 The Half Elf
 
nin wrote on Feb 16, 2017, 09:27:
Finally broke down and bought an xbone last weekend. And it came with Horizon 3, which is awesome!

The UI still makes me want to scream, however. 3 button presses for a single screenshot, wallpapers that are useless, since you have a giant non-transparent box in the middle of the screen that can't be ignored, ads all over the place, one small tile in the upper right corner to go to all your games, audio that still plays out of the speakers even when you've set the console to headphones, etc. Just a mess...I didn't think it could be worse than the 360 UI, yet somehow they made it happen.


Nin if ya need someone to come drive with ya let me know I bought it for Windows 10, and they gave me the xbone version for free. Also did the same for Gears of War 4, and they gave me the rest of the Gears games for free.

As for the Xbone's UI... yeah it is a mess but is getting a overhaul soon.
 
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News Comments > Smedley Opens New Amazon Games Studio
15. Re: Smedley Opens New Amazon Games Studio Feb 16, 2017, 02:40 The Half Elf
 
Actually didn't know, but makes sense with Amazon prime membership.

My bad.
 
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News Comments > Smedley Opens New Amazon Games Studio
10. Re: Smedley Opens New Amazon Games Studio Feb 15, 2017, 22:52 The Half Elf
 
Beamer wrote on Feb 15, 2017, 21:25:
The Half Elf wrote on Feb 15, 2017, 21:08:
Ranger55 wrote on Feb 15, 2017, 20:54:
Amazon must have the occasional failure. By hiring that dumbass Smedley, they have pretty much ensured that this will fail.

At Amazon we hire 100 people a week. And MAYBE retain 10-15 of them after two months. This is just a much bigger job position. And with his history I don't see him being kept very long.

You work in Hebron. SLU hires way more per week, and retains them. Salaried and hourly aren't comparable, and this studio will be all salaried

But the Amazon way is produce results. They are VERY mechanical in this nature. Because they way I am reading it is that Amazon wants to dip into the Twitch market. With Star Citizen and now Amazon Games Studio, I wouldn't be surprised if Amazon makes their own version of Twitch.
And when Amazon goes at something they go in at full force.
Example is Amazon building more buildings at in their current areas (like mine), and also building an entire hub at the CVG airport.
 
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News Comments > Prey Footage
2. Re: Prey Footage Feb 15, 2017, 21:26 The Half Elf
 
It's Bioshock in space. It'll start with a space lighthouse as you get out of your crashed spaceship, get inside a spacestation, realize you're part of some crazy experiment and go after the people who started it.

TADA!
 
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News Comments > Smedley Opens New Amazon Games Studio
8. Re: Smedley Opens New Amazon Games Studio Feb 15, 2017, 21:08 The Half Elf
 
Ranger55 wrote on Feb 15, 2017, 20:54:
Amazon must have the occasional failure. By hiring that dumbass Smedley, they have pretty much ensured that this will fail.

At Amazon we hire 100 people a week. And MAYBE retain 10-15 of them after two months. This is just a much bigger job position. And with his history I don't see him being kept very long.
 
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News Comments > Smedley Opens New Amazon Games Studio
4. Re: Smedley Opens New Amazon Games Studio Feb 15, 2017, 20:54 The Half Elf
 
Didn't he just close his old studio in Jan?

Oh the day after Xmas. Wow.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 15, 2017, 12:37 The Half Elf
 
Blue wrote on Feb 15, 2017, 12:33:
BobBob wrote on Feb 15, 2017, 11:58:
Moving to where?

Pennsyltucky. Decided the weather here is too warm.

So if I stand on my roof in Northern Kentucky with a pair of binoculars and look at Pennsylvania, I could see the New Blue Tower from here?

You know if that's the case I'm showing up with a moonshine welcoming gift, and will demand a Bluesnews t-shirt
 
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News Comments > For Honor Workarounds
5. Re: For Honor Workarounds Feb 15, 2017, 12:21 The Half Elf
 
I have all the updates for Windows 10 and still had the stuttering controller problem.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 13, 2017, 12:23 The Half Elf
 
*cue Green Acres theme*
Congrats (I hope)! Just make sure to flea/tick the hell out of Gunnar!

So can we call it the Blue Ranch? *cue Dallas theme*

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: On Sale Feb 13, 2017, 02:12 The Half Elf
 
Watch Dogs wasn't BAD, but the main character was a bit.... undercooked. Watch Dogs 2... something about it just isn't compelling me to finish it. The only way I can describe it, is sorta like a episode of Star Trek TNG or Voyager, how regardless of what happens, everything will be all hunky dory by the end. Now Watch Dogs 2 does have more depth to the characters (I also liked the Asian guy from the first game), but Kenny (who is in both) bores the fuck out of me, and would be the 3rd video game character I'd love to kill right after Lamar and Michael's son in GTA5.

Also whoever recommended The Expanse (holy shit when did SyFy actually get decent actors and budget?), pretty impressed with the first episode and will keep watching it.

But after 3 episodes of Stranger Things I had to binge watch the rest, and it's gonna be a damn long wait till Halloween.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Patches
3. Re: Sunday Patches Feb 12, 2017, 21:52 The Half Elf
 
I misread it as a Postmortem. I think they really need to get out a shoebox and bury this thing in the backyard.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: still 2016? Feb 12, 2017, 21:18 The Half Elf
 
PSA: If you have not seen Stranger Things, you are missing something special.


*still waiting to see Blue/Eddie in his Christmas Vacation bathrobe shoveling snow picture*
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
28. Re: On Sale Feb 12, 2017, 00:46 The Half Elf
 
All I ask about religion is two things.
1) be open to all of it or none of it.
2) don't use it as a weapon.

I enjoy learning and talking about religions, just please don't ask me to have your faith in them (I like karma myself).
 
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
8. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Feb 11, 2017, 19:05 The Half Elf
 
AMD is great... ON PAPER. Until a finish retail product comes out I wouldn't hold your breath. I would love for AMD to compete with Intel again.  
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