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Signed On May 28, 2003, 23:35
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 11, 2018, 15:41 HorrorScope
 
Fion wrote on Mar 10, 2018, 14:46:
I love "Ash vs. Evil Dead", but I never watch TV on it's scheduled time. I'm a cord cutter, so I watch what shows I want once they've been added to another platform. I watch the CW Arrowverse shows on Netflix for example, as they are added days after each season ends.

Just wanting to mention if you have updated cable/sat equipment a lot of their content is available on Demand. I have Starz at $5, which allows me to que up Ash at any point. A little FYI, at least they stepped up a little there.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 10, 2018, 13:05 HorrorScope
 
RedEye9 wrote on Mar 10, 2018, 11:45:
S03E01 of AvED may have been the best episode yet. They are just hitting their stride with this series. Time to kill it off! :-facepalm-:

We are always on the brink of Cold fusion, awesome new battery technologies, cancer vaccines
Maybe we should be searching for the BRINK instead.


Have you ever noticed that all the instruments searching for INTELLIGENT life are pointed away from Earth?

Some good stuff there.

Even if this is that last year for Ash, it did a great job bringing it all back and I'd be satisfied with what they did.

Yes to the techs always right around the corner.

Yes look away, we have a planetary embarrassment at the helm, no need to make it an inter galactic disaster.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
2. Re: Saturday Metaverse Mar 10, 2018, 12:59 HorrorScope
 
"Both companies arenít necessarily planning on losing money by shrinking ads, however. Fox and NBCU have both suggested that limiting commercial time will make the ad slots more impactful for the audience, and thus more valuable for advertisers."

If this turns out to be true... they should have done that YEARS AGO!
 
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
2. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Mar 10, 2018, 12:55 HorrorScope
 
This shit happens once we settle all the different divides and the divide that wins is humanity first, profit second. So like this is as far out as the eyes can see.  
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News Comments > Op Ed
3. Re: Op Ed Mar 10, 2018, 12:53 HorrorScope
 
Saw a good meme yesterday:

If you think society can't handle violent video games

Why the fuck would you let it have guns?


If we are going to be kinder and gentler, I'm ok with that, but a lot of aspects and not only video games needs to be cleaned up. Personally I think anyone attempting this is trying to put the Genie back in the bottle. Good luck, because you'll need it and still get nowhere.
 
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News Comments > Expired Cert Behind Rift Outage
31. Re: Expired Cert Behind Rift Outage Mar 8, 2018, 20:57 HorrorScope
 
Armengar wrote on Mar 8, 2018, 15:19:
i have a company code signing cert. it is used to sign my .net work. it has a finite 2 year lifespan. it is also set to update when there is 3 months left on it. these apps are web apps and connected to the internet. it would be commercial suicide for me to use a 2 year code signing cert for offline apps. there is no need to use them for offline apps either.

this also means the oculus will brick itself if the company decideds not to support itself....

That's a great point and I suspect owners will be asking them exactly this now. They can just stop shop and your'e done, very DRM'y'ish.
 
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News Comments > Expired Cert Behind Rift Outage
30. Re: Expired Cert Behind Rift Outage Mar 8, 2018, 20:54 HorrorScope
 
Kxmode wrote on Mar 8, 2018, 14:14:
There are plenty of situations where expired SSL certificates block people from doing things. For example, on secure sites images, video, and other media will stop working and cannot be accessed. And e-commerce sites will no longer be able to run secure transactions (in a few cases, payment processors will out-right refuse to accept transactions from sites with expired certificates). In this situation, nobody would claim the website is using SSL as a form of DRM. There's only a break between server and client. This severing has prevented the software, and in the case of the Oculus, and hardware from working as expected. IOW put away the DRM tinfoil hats.

SSL !== DRM
DRM !== SSL

They are not the same thing.

First, I don't really care all that much about DRM one way or the other because I've rarely ever been burnt. There were some worse than others and are long gone now.

I do get your point, but what is the Net Difference, if something happens where your software is rendered useless unless fixed by someone not you? This is even legal owned software, so it could be argued in this case it is even worse. The net effect is the same fear DRM'ers have been warning about for decades now.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
7. Re: Op Ed Mar 8, 2018, 12:21 HorrorScope
 
UttiniDaKilrJawa wrote on Mar 8, 2018, 11:25:
Truly incredible how we, the US, will deflect blame to anything in order to not have to deal with the real problems; mental health and gun laws.

Or it can be anything but the Gun. The Gun is our God, that is who we bow to in the USA if you bow or not.

Gun alone has never killed anyone they say, however there probably is a story of a unmanned miss firing killing someone somewhere.

But then opioids alone have never killed anyone. Or video games.

Like pretty much any inanimate object.

It's a lame point overall, you can have the 2nd but have reason to. But the GUN, the ALMIGHTY GUN, never to be questioned, never.

 
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News Comments > Expired Cert Behind Rift Outage
25. Re: Expired Cert Behind Rift Outage Mar 8, 2018, 10:35 HorrorScope
 
Kxmode wrote on Mar 7, 2018, 22:50:
SSL = security and encryption (secure websites, eCommerce)
DRM = control and overreach (Sony Rootkit, SecuROM, Battle.net app, Steam app, Uplay app, Origin app)

Don't put SSL and secure certificates in the same bucket with DRM. They are not the same.

In this case they are acting somewhat the same as in, you can't play X because something we have done to stop you. If SSL is only for what you say, they've overstepped its boundaries as this isn't a website nor ecommerce, they used it in a DRM'y way.
 
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News Comments > Expired Cert Behind Rift Outage
17. Re: Expired Cert Behind Rift Outage Mar 7, 2018, 21:27 HorrorScope
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Mar 7, 2018, 18:22:
Derp.

As someone you used to deal with SSL certificate updates/replacements that is a pretty bad fail. Never seen a system which didn't allow for automated notifications ahead of time when certificates were going to expire...

Yep huge miss here.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
14. Re: Saturday Mobilization Mar 4, 2018, 14:41 HorrorScope
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Mar 4, 2018, 08:02:
jdreyer wrote on Mar 4, 2018, 03:56:
eRe4s3r wrote on Mar 4, 2018, 01:35:
Funfact. Everyone working minimum wage earns less than the minimum. That's why it has to increase yearly by 2% to 4%, if it does not, then every year post setting of the wage you are effectively earning LESS than the minimum wage, since the wage is relative to the exact moment you set it. Inflation devalues the wage however, meaning 15$ a hour is horrendously bad

$15/hour is what they want. Currently, the federal government has mandated a nationwide minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. Try living on that.

Wow, that's crazy low.

And get this, there are whites that want to throw field workers out of the country that could make less than the minimum and not replace those lost workers with their own? I guess they think there is a device like the one in "Cloudy with a Change of Meatballs" that we have now.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
7. Re: Saturday Mobilization Mar 3, 2018, 17:22 HorrorScope
 
Right, if it were $3.37 it wouldn't take but a few weeks for drivers to know this isn't cutting it and it would have been dead a long time ago. Still need a Bitcoin based version where the company behind it is a total unknown, it is just an App to put driver and rider together. A true open social experience.  
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News Comments > Trump Calls Game Meeting
65. Re: Trump Calls Game Meeting Mar 2, 2018, 23:07 HorrorScope
 
Luke wrote on Mar 2, 2018, 15:09:
Oblama was and still is the biggest chicken George ever of a president

We all want to get you on the real killing fields. I have no idea what you are spewing here, no world war created, stood up to Russia not suck their cocks. Kill Bin L. Kept allies, allies, recovered economy and kept it steady. I guess you just want war, again love to see you in the fields showing off your bad ass.
 
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News Comments > Evening Previews
2. Re: Evening Previews Mar 2, 2018, 23:03 HorrorScope
 
Waiting for Christian Gamer review of this beauty.  
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News Comments > Trump Calls Game Meeting
49. Re: Trump Calls Game Meeting Mar 2, 2018, 14:57 HorrorScope
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 2, 2018, 10:53:
HorrorScope wrote on Mar 1, 2018, 23:57:
If your going games you need to go movies and tv and some music to. Tons of insensitive and hateful content. If that were ever to be reformed, wow talk about a different world in 25 years. Now you'll need votes from the people and congress and for years in succession to pull this stunt off. I don't think he has it in him.

Hey, hey. Games are "different." They are "interactive." Clicking a mouse button to shoot is the same as pulling the trigger on a gun. Them games are dangerous, doncha know.

I know you are saying that tongue and cheek, but just think of all the movies that offend countries with over the top insulting stereotypes? Let alone insensitive disasters in a movie that happen to actual people, I bet that opens a wound every time. But look at that cool shit!
 
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News Comments > Trump Calls Game Meeting
48. Re: Trump Calls Game Meeting Mar 2, 2018, 14:54 HorrorScope
 
Zoom wrote on Mar 2, 2018, 07:25:
HorrorScope wrote on Mar 1, 2018, 23:57:
If your going games you need to go movies and tv and some music to. Tons of insensitive and hateful content. If that were ever to be reformed, wow talk about a different world in 25 years. Now you'll need votes from the people and congress and for years in succession to pull this stunt off. I don't think he has it in him.
Books. Dont forget books. These things are the devil for Trump and his supporters. They should have people bring their books and burn them in piles to show how they support the effort of their beloved president. Reading is a left-wing thing, it should be banned.
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Books to. Yep to make is so we have to make wholesome content that would be universally dubbed as thee and not offend anyone would be quite a task and I'm going with impossible. Even if he tried that in the US, by 2020 there would be someone in there reversing it all. Guy has ZERO foresight, he needs to look at that, what's the point if it would just be reversed in short order?
 
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News Comments > Trump Calls Game Meeting
11. Re: Trump Calls Game Meeting Mar 1, 2018, 23:57 HorrorScope
 
If your going games you need to go movies and tv and some music to. Tons of insensitive and hateful content. If that were ever to be reformed, wow talk about a different world in 25 years. Now you'll need votes from the people and congress and for years in succession to pull this stunt off. I don't think he has it in him.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
6. Re: Morning Metaverse Mar 1, 2018, 13:25 HorrorScope
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 1, 2018, 13:04:
Saboth wrote on Mar 1, 2018, 12:47:
I like that when police told her to stop streaming, she told them to do their jobs.

Maybe there needs to be a system where a person registers as a streamer, and if cops get a message to SWAT a house, the streamer flag pops up and they call the person first.

Or maybe they should just be doing that every fucking time instead of going in guns blazing. The problem is with the militarization of the police. And these macho assholes love it. They want the chance to play tough guy with their big machine guns to compensate for their other inadequacies. All you have to do is google "US police militarization" and there's exactly zero shortage of articles, facts and figures about how fucking insane it's become. It's pretty much the de facto response now to everything. They even show up at fucking traffic stops now.

That aside, like I always say, I will never cease to be amazed at how far a nice rack can get a chick in this world.


It's like we're on a Nazi Path, 1/2 the country see's it. Of the other half, half of those don't see it (hello?) and the other 1/2 want it. I'm a big believer almost no one wants it on the other side, their dreams of whatever that is in their head will not match the reality. Idiots for the most part with no foresight.

As for Bright liked the off cop character, thought the plot was too basic, not a fan of a movie that is all about one long chase without enough side story/flashbacks or something to really add to that mechanic, it has some but still felt too light there. The one that really gets me is the new Mad Max, too basic, but then people loved it. Oh well.

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News Comments > FINAL FANTASY XV Demo
8. Re: FINAL FANTASY XV Demo Feb 26, 2018, 23:52 HorrorScope
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Feb 26, 2018, 21:04:
Be sure to grab the nvidia drivers... seemed to make a huge difference for me (unlike the Benchmark, without drivers on my 1070 I would get 12 fps less than I do now, strange. Still not getting to 60 at 1440p on MAX though

I hope before I die I'll ever understand wtf is going on with something like that? Obviously this was coded with drivers under this new latest driver that came out today. So what were they developing on all these years and they weren't seeing performance issue developing it and correcting as they go? Perhaps not and maybe it is just some system configs that trigger poor performance and they didn't see it and Nvidia does and tweaks some settings to clear those up... Is that it?
 
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News Comments > Trump Calls Out Video Games
123. Re: Trump Calls Out Video Games Feb 23, 2018, 20:11 HorrorScope
 
NicklePop wrote on Feb 23, 2018, 19:32:

Millions of guns and only a handful of mass murder events.

Right, you are a complicit preacher. Tell that to those directly affected.
 
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