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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
11. Re: Morning Safety Dance Oct 4, 2017, 14:48 Creston
 
I bet it was the same guy who installed all those cheat devices in every Volkswagen/Audi/Porsche diesels, huh? That bastard! Shakefist

Someone please set the former Equifax CEO (and CIO) on fire. Then post video of it.


 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
3. Re: Evening Safety Dance Oct 4, 2017, 14:41 Creston
 
"We're going to replace SSNs with GovernmentID Numbers. To move everyone over, we're going to have you log into a completely unsecured website and type in all your info, then hit 'request a new GIDN.' It will be sent to you through the USPS, and may take up to 9 weeks. The new number will be available to everyone and anything and be used for identification purposes in all situations where it makes absolutely no sense whatsoever to do so. It will be stored by shitheel companies who spend zero dollars on security, without your permissions to actually do so."

MSSNGA!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 4, 2017, 14:31 Creston
 
Okay, maybe it is totally made up, but what holiday isn't?

Well, DUH. "Wipe like you mean it" day, of course!
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
9. Re: Morning Safety Dance Oct 4, 2017, 14:30 Creston
 
mixma242 wrote on Oct 4, 2017, 12:45:
At the moment I am studying for the CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional). The CISSP is a high level security cert, and here is a direct quote:

"Security governance is not and should not be treated as an IT issue only. Instead, security affects every aspect of an organization. It is no longer just something the IT staff can handle on their own. Security is a business operations issue. Security is an organizational process, not just something the IT geeks do behind the scenes."

It goes on to emphasize that senior management must be engaged in business security and that they have the ultimate responsibility, not the IT department.

Agree 100%. Sadly, this still seems to utterly baffle 99.99% of all corporate users out there.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
4. Re: Morning Consolidation Oct 4, 2017, 14:25 Creston
 
It's important because we nee... OH WILL SOMEONE PLEASE BUY AN XBOX??? PLLEEEEAASSEE.

It still baffles me that the XboXOneX (Triple X Bone?) is apparently pre-selling so well. I mean, what are you poor schmucks who are pre-ordering one going to play on it?
 
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News Comments > New Star Trek Online Season
3. Re: New Star Trek Online Season Oct 4, 2017, 14:22 Creston
 
Out of curiosity, can you play all the old seasons of content if you start now? Or can you only play season 14?

 
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News Comments > Skyrim Creation Club Launches with Survival Mode
16. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 4, 2017, 14:18 Creston
 
DrSquick wrote on Oct 4, 2017, 11:02:
Alamar wrote on Oct 4, 2017, 10:23:
That Survival Mode looks kind of cool... And annoying heh... The lower carry weight will probably suck more than the other changes though ; )

Yeah I agree. I'm a horrible hoarder in games like Skyrim. So my first few play through were stressful that I had to constantly decide if I wanted to hoof it back to my house to save stuff or leave it on the ground. Once I learned about mods I installed one that dramatically changed weights, like making potions 0 weight; and then the game became much more fun for me.


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Enjoy.
 
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News Comments > Skyrim Creation Club Launches with Survival Mode
15. Re: Skyrim Creation Club Launches with Survival Mode Oct 4, 2017, 14:16 Creston
 
Featuring new items, abilities and gameplay created by Bethesda Games Studios

The guy who made Frostfall. Please enjoy it, like you were able to do before. Free for a week only (*), unless you download Frostfall, in which case it's free for all time.

(*)ONLY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!

Oh well, I hope Chesko at least makes some money off of it.

 
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News Comments > The Witcher Documentary Part 1
4. Re: The Witcher Documentary Part 1 Oct 3, 2017, 12:33 Creston
 
It's a VERY good documentary. Well worth the 30 mins.
 
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of War Warmonger Trailer
6. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of War Warmonger Trailer Oct 2, 2017, 20:35 Creston
 
DarkCntry wrote on Oct 2, 2017, 19:39:
The game difficulty wasn't adjusted to maximize the use of the boxes. The only ones that truly help you play the game are obtainable rather easily via in-game currency.

You kind of have to take their word at that, though. Every dev says "Oh no, you can earn everything easy without spending extra money!" and then a lot of the times it turns out their idea of easy is "grind 60 hours."

Not saying SoM2 is going to be like that, but if there truly is no need for loot boxes, nobody would buy them. And Warned Bros is a giant DICK of a publisher.

I'll err on the side of caution.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
29. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 2, 2017, 20:28 Creston
 
DangerDog wrote on Oct 2, 2017, 18:37:
don't outlaw guns, outlaw bullets


Hehe.

Along with that 350 million firearms, there are an estimated TRILLION rounds of ammo in the US as well, so it's the same story.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
1. Ajit Pai Oct 2, 2017, 20:26 Creston
 
At this point, we should just turn the Capitol building into a giant middle finger, as that's essentially what Congress does to the US all day, every day.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher Documentary Part 1
1. Re: The Witcher Documentary Part 1 Oct 2, 2017, 20:24 Creston
 
Cool. Something to watch during lunch tomorrow.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 2, 2017, 17:50 Creston
 
Ventura wrote on Oct 2, 2017, 17:28:
Creston wrote on Oct 2, 2017, 15:43:
There's literally no way to prevent this.

Thought occurs not selling automatic firearms to every Tom, Dick and Harry that wants to buy one might be a pretty fucking good place to start.

Granted, but there are (by last rough census) 350 million firearms in circulation in the US. If we stop selling guns tomorrow, bad guys will be able to buy whatever they want off that same Tom, Dick and Harry for the next 150 years.

I mean, I'm fine with absolutely banning every gun in the US today, but it won't make a shit's worth of difference for horror shows like this.
 
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News Comments > Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
3. Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup Oct 2, 2017, 16:36 Creston
 
Ozmodan wrote on Oct 2, 2017, 11:02:
It is not enough we get bombarded about this in the media, you have to make a game about it?


When it comes to climate change, literally NO level of exposure is enough. As long as we have people claiming it's all a hoax made up by the Chinese or whatever, then we obviously need tons more exposure.

And I say that as somebody who has no children and has no plans to ever have any. But if you have kids or plan to have any, this should be pretty high up on your list of things to worry about, for their sake. (not you personally, just you as in "everyone.")

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 2, 2017, 15:43 Creston
 
NKD wrote on Oct 2, 2017, 13:42:
Terrible shit. Evidently the shooter was a normal 63 year old white guy, retired accountant, with no criminal history and barely a parking ticket on his record.

No clear motivations yet apparently. Wonder what set him off? These are the worst kinds of shooters because it's hard to imagine how you could possibly prevent someone who appears to be an upstanding citizen with a clean record from doing this.

You can't. There's literally no way to prevent this. That won't stop the government from claiming every American citizen needs ankle trackers, though.

Condolences to all those affected, as empty as that sounds.
 
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News Comments > Nioh: Complete Edition Coming to PCs
5. Re: Nioh: Complete Edition Coming to PCs Oct 2, 2017, 15:38 Creston
 
Game looks pretty cool, so I'm definitely interested, but... Does Koei do decent PC ports at all? It's not going to be another shitfest, is it?

Jerykk wrote on Oct 2, 2017, 12:29:
Uh, are they implying that you can't have 4K AND 60 FPS at the same time?

Yeah, that doesn't fill me with much hope for the port. :\

 
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News Comments > Sunday Legal Briefs
8. Re: Sunday Legal Briefs Oct 1, 2017, 21:41 Creston
 
jdreyer wrote on Oct 1, 2017, 20:16:
Yeah, that sucks. I would think that they could only get away with something like that on Indian lands. We don't give the same courtesy to foreigners for example.

I think most/all of Oklahoma is considered sovereign for the native Americans, but it's still bullshit.

On the other hand, what Redeye said.

Yeah, whatever. You shouldn't be able to get away with breaking the law because of shit that happened almost 200 years ago.

I mean, the guy who hit me just made a mistake, it's not like he was intentionally trying to torpedo me or something, but casinos are flat-out committing felony offenses and get away with it.

 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
3. Re: Steam Top 10 Oct 1, 2017, 20:23 Creston
 
ColoradoHoudini wrote on Oct 1, 2017, 19:49:
I LOVED DOS2 right up until the game would no longer start for me and would crash to desktop. It's infuriating, i've done everything I possibly can, no luck. a LOT of people are having this issue too.

Even reinstalling / deleting game .inis doesn't fix it?
 
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News Comments > Sunday Legal Briefs
4. Re: Sunday Legal Briefs Oct 1, 2017, 19:52 Creston
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Oct 1, 2017, 15:43:
So the US law allows native American tribes to operate money laundering operations above US law and outside any jurisdiction?

How is this not regarded organized crime?

Sovereign nation bullshit. I got hit by a native American driver. Clearly his fault, the cop even wrote him a $150 ticket for an illegal turn. $5000 damages on my car. He had no insurance (of course.)

So I get a lawyer. The lawyer does a little digging, comes back and says "He's claiming sovereignty, so if you want to sue him, you have to do so in Indian (native American) court."

So I ask what my odds of winning are. He literally says "As a white man against a native American? Zero."

It's fucking bullshit.
 
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