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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
5. Re: Morning Metaverse Jun 24, 2016, 17:26 Creston
 
Tachikoma wrote on Jun 24, 2016, 16:43:
Creston wrote on Jun 24, 2016, 12:47:
By ignoring it? Works for me.
I suppose it`s easier to ignore it when you`re not the target.

Unless we are talking actively sustained, aggressive harassment, ie the kind of stuff that really should be illegal, it's really pretty damn simple to ignore it. The large majority of the tools available to people on the internet come with some kind of block/ignore function. Using it is really no great imposition. If everyone on the internet simply did that, rather than just constantly feed the trolls, shit would be a lot quieter.


 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
32. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 24, 2016, 13:43 Creston
 
nin wrote on Jun 24, 2016, 10:54:
Mr. Tact wrote on Jun 24, 2016, 10:29:
It will be interesting to watch that mess -- especially the financial sector. London was pretty much the banking center of the EU, all those banks are going to have to move their operations. At least, that's what they were saying prior to the vote...

There also the question of when they trigger Article 50, if at all. Do they stall? Do they have more of a conversation? The Hows and Whens are still up in the air...

Not that that will quell the markets in the meantime...


Apparently Brussels is REALLY pissed at the UK (nobody ever thought anyone would actually ever leave the EU, which is why article 50 is so crazy short and lacking any kind of actual guidance), so they're of a "quick two year divorce, out with them", and they have zero desire for 'more negotiations.'

It's an interesting thing to witness, for sure, though I can imagine it's fucking miserable if you're a British citizen.

In the long run, Britain will be okay. Short term it'll be a lot of pain.

I also think it'll be the end of the United Kingdom. There's no way Scotland stays in the UK now, and similar noises are already coming out of Ireland.
 
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News Comments > Steam Summer Picnic Sale Underway
66. Re: Steam Summer Picnic Sale Underway Jun 24, 2016, 13:38 Creston
 
jdreyer wrote on Jun 24, 2016, 03:12:

You should go eat dinner at an Indian restaurant and leave $2 for the bill, since that's what a curry dinner would cost you in India. Just leave a note, "Regional pricing, bitches." Just don't whine when your boss starts paying you $1 per hour, because that's what your job pays in Indonesia.

Well, sure, but then will my mortgage also go to $25 a month? And can I get groceries for $5?

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 24, 2016, 12:52 Creston
 
Necrophob wrote on Jun 24, 2016, 12:00:
Apparently there's something known as "Computer Elbow" (similar to Tennis Elbow). Might be that. I know I've had elbow pain on occasion, and my job has me typing all day.

All weird names aside, it's just RSI.

RSI can hit anywhere in the body. I deal with it in my forearms, wrists and elbows, but typically all that pain is related to the same injury location, and it just radiates out further the more inflamed it is.

Blue, ice your elbow and take some Ibuprofen for a few days. Also try not to burden your elbow any more than you absolutely have to. See if the issue goes away.

If it doesn't, definitely go see either a manual therapist, or an active release specialist about it. (most regular family practitioners don't even know what it is.) RSI can become chronic if ignored (and continuously aggravated.)

 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
1. Re: Morning Metaverse Jun 24, 2016, 12:47 Creston
 
By ignoring it? Works for me.
 
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News Comments > American Truck Simulator Scale Change Plans
4. Re: American Truck Simulator Scale Change Plans Jun 24, 2016, 12:46 Creston
 
Nut wrote on Jun 24, 2016, 11:36:
Yes, your trip must be 17.5m (75% longer) on repeated trips! At its current scale, American Truck Simulator is clearly not a good enough simulator of road monotony.

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It's not Call of Duty. Shit doesn't have to "happen" every five seconds for people to be able to enjoy it. If every trip in ATS takes 10-15 minutes, it feels like Crazy Taxi rather than a truck simulator.


I don't understand why they switched the game scale anyway. I basically never saw anyone on their forums complain that ETS2 was too large. (If anything, people were still lamenting that it was too small.)
 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Jun 23, 2016, 17:42 Creston
 
And by "crush you", we mean Rockstar just bans your current license, so feel perfectly free to buy another one and be let right back into the sandbox!
 
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News Comments > Steam Summer Picnic Sale Underway
18. Re: Steam Summer Picnic Sale Underway Jun 23, 2016, 15:18 Creston
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Jun 23, 2016, 14:48:
SimplyMonk wrote on Jun 23, 2016, 13:49:
Pretty fantastic sale intro video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJW_ML5aE9E
Can't stop laughing

The hell did I just watch???
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 23, 2016, 14:19 Creston
 
descender wrote on Jun 23, 2016, 13:22:
The lack of good sales on old games is really astounding, are those developers really still making that much money off of them at full price this point?

Oh hell no. The devs never see a dime of any sales after a few months (if any at all. Most just work on salary now.) It's all going to the publisher's pockets.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
32. Re: In other news.... Jun 22, 2016, 17:38 Creston
 
The Half Elf wrote on Jun 22, 2016, 15:08:
Took longer then expected but I am officially a High School Graduate.

Graduation gifts should be limited to Steam Gift Cards, Alcohol delivered to my door, and a full body massage by Chris Evans (Captain America suit is optional, but must bring the shield).

Special thanks to Batz for all his help, support, and someone I could aspire to be like, especially after this last year.

Gratz helf!!!
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
6. Re: Morning Metaverse Jun 22, 2016, 13:54 Creston
 
Quboid wrote on Jun 22, 2016, 13:52:
They know that this would only cost them 50% of their subscribers.

Alternatively, these polls only really answer the questions "Do you want ads" and "Do you want to pay more".

Man, how do you remember this stuff? In any case, back then it was a "If Netflix raised their price by 2 bucks, what would you do?"

Now it's a "Would you rather get a price hike or ads?" Lesser of two evils.

Also funny how back then, Tom Wheeler had not shown himself as the People's Savior yet.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
5. Re: Morning Metaverse Jun 22, 2016, 13:52 Creston
 
nin wrote on Jun 22, 2016, 13:24:
Creston wrote on Jun 22, 2016, 13:10:
Ads would very likely kill Netflix for me. If they do that I might as well go back to just watching TV.

I agree. A few buck more a month is nothing compared to the constant interruptions.

And I think they know that. Or at least I hope they do.



I sure hope so. I'd rather pay 50% more than get ads. Even at 15 a month it's easily worth it for me.
 
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News Comments > The Technomancer Delayed a Week
4. Re: The Technomancer Delayed a Week Jun 22, 2016, 13:50 Creston
 
Looks very good to me. Hopefully the writing and the quests are cool, but the graphics are gorgeous, and the combat looks fun enough.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 22, 2016, 13:41 Creston
 
MUGWUMP wrote on Jun 21, 2016, 22:12:
BobBob wrote on Jun 21, 2016, 14:16:
I envy that you can bbq and grill. The smoke gives me an asthma attack. I can't even be around a fireplace or campfire.

Wear a respirator. You can pretend you're grilling in a post-apocalyptic world.

Hahahaha.
 
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News Comments > Blizzard on Overwatch Matchmaking
10. Re: Blizzard on Overwatch Matchmaking Jun 22, 2016, 13:39 Creston
 
I lol'ed at that story about the Widowmaker player. Poor guy, nobody wants to play him. Hehe.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
9. Re: Into the Black Jun 22, 2016, 13:29 Creston
 
S.W.E.E.T.

Now where's my TactileNeck?!
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
2. Re: Morning Metaverse Jun 22, 2016, 13:10 Creston
 
Ads would very likely kill Netflix for me. If they do that I might as well go back to just watching TV.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 22, 2016, 13:06 Creston
 
Man, I haven't heard the term LPB in a loooooooooooooong time.

Happy Birthday, Quake!
 
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News Comments > etc.
3. Watch Dogs 2 won't have Tower Climbing Jun 22, 2016, 13:05 Creston
 
Instead, it'll have the Crew's radar blips until you find the dish mechanism.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. Neo won't shorten PS4 lifecycle Jun 22, 2016, 13:04 Creston
 
Uh-huh. At least not until Neo achieves a significant market volume. At that point, bye PS4.

 
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