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Real Name John Prezioso   
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Signed On May 24, 2003, 03:25
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
29. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 29, 2016, 19:50 Prez
 
Beamer wrote on Apr 29, 2016, 17:05:
Anyone know if Prez is ok? Did we just get boring?

LOL I'm here. I lurk every now and again. I haven't been up to posting but reading Blues is a comfort - it helps me feel normal believe it or not.
 
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News Comments > Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Next Month
25. Re: Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Next Month Dec 17, 2015, 10:09 Prez
 
As someone who read the whole back story in the original game's manual, this is kind of exciting.  
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News Comments > System Shock 3 Announced
24. Re: System Shock 3 Announced Dec 14, 2015, 14:36 Prez
 
Normally I'd agree with you Ludomancer but SHODAN is too awesome a villain to let die forever.  
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News Comments > System Shock 3 Announced
19. Re: System Shock 3 Announced Dec 14, 2015, 12:53 Prez
 
Yay! SHODAN remains the best game villain ever.  
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News Comments > Elite Dangerous VR Specs
20. Re: Elite Dangerous VR Specs Dec 5, 2015, 17:48 Prez
 
I almost bought Elite during the sale but I held off because I haven't heard much about how it is when played exclusively solo, which is how I would play it.  
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News Comments > Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn Announced
14. Re: Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn Announced Dec 5, 2015, 11:57 Prez
 
It's a bit early for April Fools jokes...  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 3, 2015, 23:36 Prez
 
Hey all. Just checking in to let everyone know I'm still breathing.  
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News Comments > Alien: Isolation Sales Disappoint
56. Re: Alien: Isolation Sales Disappoint May 12, 2015, 19:41 Prez
 
I'm sorry to see this news. I don't think 440K units on PC is anything to sneeze at - those are very good numbers. It sounds like that their expectations were a bit too high despite delivering a quality game.
 
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News Comments > Steam Launches Paid Mod Support
125. Re: Steam Launches Paid Mod Support Apr 26, 2015, 01:37 Prez
 
I knew this day would come but I can't say that I'm overjoyed that it finally got here. I have played mods before that made me wish I could donate to the modders, so I'm not *completely* against this, but the cut that I've heard Valve gets here is unacceptable.  
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News Comments > Firefly Cast Returns for Firefly Online
26. Re: Firefly Cast Returns for Firefly Online Apr 20, 2015, 20:27 Prez
 
If they can reunite for a game, why can't they reunite for another movie? (One where Shepherd and Wash don't die)  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 11, 2015, 14:41 Prez
 
Just stopping by to say 'hey all' and let everyone know I'm still alive. Going through a nasty divorce at the moment so I have been consumed by bigger worries than saving the princess and sending misogynist tweets to female gamers.  
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News Comments > Newell on Half-Life
57. Re: Newell on Half-Life Mar 18, 2015, 16:19 Prez
 
Screw Half-Life 3. I am so over it.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen is Huge
1. Re: Star Citizen is Huge Mar 12, 2015, 09:31 Prez
 
Well Star Citizen does everything big - big promises, big coffers, big development time - so I am disappointed that the client is only going to be 100GB. Maybe it can be a stretch goal to get it up above a terabyte.  
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News Comments > Another Total War: WARHAMMER Clue?
6. Re: Another Total War: WARHAMMER Clue? Mar 10, 2015, 22:20 Prez
 
I am really hoping this is a thing.  
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News Comments > etc.
26. Re: etc. Mar 9, 2015, 20:26 Prez
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 9, 2015, 17:52:
Prez wrote on Mar 9, 2015, 17:36:
I know that I am going to regret this, but wasn't there a near unanimous consensus for years on high cholesterol foods raising your blood cholesterol in the medical field? Until this year anyway, when the latest studies have proven there to be no ascertainable link whatsoever. I'm not saying that the same thing will happen with climate change (specifically anthropomorphic climate change), but it does illustrate that a consensus based on bad or incomplete findings or evidence is still a wrong one. I only question is there enough evidence for such a consensus to be infallible.

Do you have links? I hadn't heard that.

Also, a single new finding doesn't necessarily invalidate decades of other findings. No idea if that's the case in this case or not, just making a point. Often it takes a mountain of research to undo acknowledged existing research.


I am old now so I listen to NPR.
I heard it on the way home from work one day.

And of course it doesn't disprove man-made global warming; I was just using it as an example that what is viewed as consensus among scientists may not necessarily always be true. I only point that out because 10 years ago any doctor claiming that high cholesterol foods don't raise blood cholesterol was considered a hack, but now it turns out that he was right.
 
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News Comments > etc.
13. Re: etc. Mar 9, 2015, 17:36 Prez
 
I know that I am going to regret this, but wasn't there a near unanimous consensus for years on high cholesterol foods raising your blood cholesterol in the medical field? Until this year anyway, when the latest studies have proven there to be no ascertainable link whatsoever. I'm not saying that the same thing will happen with climate change (specifically anthropomorphic climate change), but it does illustrate that a consensus based on bad or incomplete findings or evidence is still a wrong one. I only question is there enough evidence for such a consensus to be infallible.  
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News Comments > etc.
12. Re: etc. Mar 9, 2015, 17:27 Prez
 
Now that it is a non-story, it is safe to admit. Coming clean without consequence.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 6, 2015, 19:28 Prez
 


Hey all. I bought a bunch of copies of the latest Borderlands game from GMG and one of the codes gave a friend of mine trouble. Anyway I gave him a different code and I still have this one. When I add it to Steam I get the message that I already own BL the Pre-Sequel which tells me it is a good code. Anybody who wants it can have it. First come first serve obviously. Please courtesy post that you successfully activated it so everyone else knows you got it.

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News Comments > FCC Reinstates Net Neutrality; Unfetters Local Broadband
96. Re: FCC Reinstates Net Neutrality; Unfetters Local Broadband Feb 27, 2015, 01:54 Prez
 
I'll say this - I really don't want the government in my internet, any more than I wanted the government in my healthcare. That said, the absolutely corrupt and utterly unethical corporations left the government no choice in either case, so I will settle for the lesser of two evils. Corporations in both cases simply would not do the right thing, so they must be made to do the right thing. Don't blame the government for instituting what will turn out to be far from perfect regulations on both the internet and healthcare; rather, blame the corporations for leaving the government no choice by not doing what's right on their own. The money-obsessed douchebags in charge would sell their own mothers for a dime; of course they could not be left to run slipshod over the populace in their blind greed.
 
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News Comments > Homeworld Remastered Changes
11. Re: Homeworld Remastered Changes Feb 24, 2015, 13:39 Prez
 
I Shouldn't be as excited as I am about this release, but I can't help it!  
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