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News Comments > Starbreeze Investing in System Shock 3
10. Re: Starbreeze Investing in System Shock 3 Mar 15, 2017, 01:29 HorrorScope
 
What console players have been begging for...  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
71. Re: Morning Tech Bits Mar 14, 2017, 15:25 HorrorScope
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Mar 14, 2017, 11:20:
My apologies to anyone who thinks I was acting "like a dick" to them over this mistake. It was certainly never my intention.

I know right? While I'm fine with being corrected, one could also say the person that tried to correct me blew a JFC conniption valve a little to easily over something so little as if I was rude to the King of France. Funny what becomes and issue here sometimes. lol

 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
67. Re: Morning Tech Bits Mar 14, 2017, 11:19 HorrorScope
 
VaranDragon wrote on Mar 14, 2017, 05:01:
HorrorScope wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 19:09:
Mr. Tact wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 18:44:
Agent-Zero wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 16:53:
where is that key on the keyboard? if it was there i would have used it..
So, you were criticizing someone for getting something wrong, and when correcting them you knowingly were also wrong? With logic like that I am going to guess you work in corporate management...

To everyone, wala/walla is a saying I will not accept I got it wrong, it was right. There are plenty of words that could be used in its place though. Comprende?

Dipshit links:

http://tinyurl.com/z3d2pb7
http://tinyurl.com/jeujtdj

You are doubling down. Never double down when you are wrong. It makes you look like a dick, in addition to being doubly wrong. Harlock has a point, if you are going to use foreign words, at least make sure of getting the transliterations right. I had no idea what you were on about until he corrected you.

*sniped by several people, serves me right for not reading the thread through*

I wasn't doubling down per se, I wasn't aware of it. I did mention in further down when I got it. I didn't know it was a foreign word.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
62. Re: New GeForce Drivers and GTX 1080 Ti Reviews Mar 13, 2017, 22:29 HorrorScope
 
Beamer wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 21:39:
HorrorScope wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 20:53:
descender wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 20:38:
I'm letting you know that you are 100% wrong. They are literally not saying that in those movies. They are using a real word that has a real definition. It doesn't matter how they (incorrectly) pronounce it or how you are (incorrectly) hearing it. There are still R's in words in Boston, they just don't say them. They don't change the spelling and make up new words.

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/voila

You need to give this one up...

Fair enough, I didn't know how to spell what I was hearing from a different language. It totally comes off as walla to my ears, now I know more of the origin, but it has been said throughout my life. I still used it correctly from the start, just mistyped it from not knowing the spelling of it, yeah no Spelling Bee trophies over here.

I'm happy you came around. It was kind of funny seeing you double, triple, and quadruple down on it.

Whatever, this is a particularly funny one, but we all have something we say wrong without knowing. My parents will forever call it expresso, to use an example others already have.

I wasn't aware, I thought it just a silly word they use like alacazam. We have Americanized in that way it seems to me vs how it did have a more accent in it when I first heard it so long ago. Hey, I'm up for learning and understanding.
 
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60. Re: New GeForce Drivers and GTX 1080 Ti Reviews Mar 13, 2017, 20:53 HorrorScope
 
descender wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 20:38:
I'm letting you know that you are 100% wrong. They are literally not saying that in those movies. They are using a real word that has a real definition. It doesn't matter how they (incorrectly) pronounce it or how you are (incorrectly) hearing it. There are still R's in words in Boston, they just don't say them. They don't change the spelling and make up new words.

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/voila

You need to give this one up...

Fair enough, I didn't know how to spell what I was hearing from a different language. It totally comes off as walla to my ears, now I know more of the origin, but it has been said throughout my life. I still used it correctly from the start, just mistyped it from not knowing the spelling of it, yeah no Spelling Bee trophies over here.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
57. Re: Morning Tech Bits Mar 13, 2017, 20:36 HorrorScope
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 20:19:
HorrorScope wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 16:35:
Cutter wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 15:41:
At current reproduction rates the planet is going to see another 10 billion people on it in the next 30 years. What do you think is going to happen at that point when most of them are unemployed, hungry, and angry? Glad I won't be around for it.

Somebody to scale has had to say that over generationaly since the dawn of time. Showing age.

So several billion more people in the span of 3 decades won't lead to any forseeable problems. You seriously need to lay off the drugs. Rolleyes

Perhaps not like you allude, unemployed, hungry and angry. You know that exactly how Mr. Drug Free?
 
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55. Re: New GeForce Drivers and GTX 1080 Ti Reviews Mar 13, 2017, 20:34 HorrorScope
 
descender wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 19:36:
"Walla" is like "pasgetti" and "nucular", "expresso"...

No it isn't like that, you might think it is, but I'm letting you know there are movies etc that simply have that word in it as I've used it and they aren't using a mispronunciation of it. Is it a funny little word? Yes.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
53. Re: Morning Tech Bits Mar 13, 2017, 20:32 HorrorScope
 
Orogogus wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 19:26:
Where are you getting it going back to the '20s? Those links you provided earlier don't.

Been hearing and seeing it all my life from time to time and movies portraying vaudeville type times.

But the more I think of it yes it is from the French word. The older movies I recall had a foreigners accent that sounded more like vu-walla. But has been adopted to a more english version of walla, which food channels will lay it down from time to time. Add this, add that, 15 minutes and walla! Now I'm not saying it really doesn't go back to the french word, but it is just one of those silly words, hardly something to make much note of.

This comment was edited on Mar 13, 2017, 20:51.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
45. Re: Morning Tech Bits Mar 13, 2017, 19:20 HorrorScope
 
AngelicPenguin wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 19:14:
HorrorScope wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 19:09:
Mr. Tact wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 18:44:
Agent-Zero wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 16:53:
where is that key on the keyboard? if it was there i would have used it..
So, you were criticizing someone for getting something wrong, and when correcting them you knowingly were also wrong? With logic like that I am going to guess you work in corporate management...

To everyone, wala/walla is a saying I will not accept I got it wrong, it was right. There are plenty of words that could be used in its place though. Comprende?

Sorry I'm not jumping on you, but I had never heard the phrase "walla" used before so I hit google and thought the first result was pretty funny:

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=walla

Yes since it was questioned, I did do some background on it and it is quite funny the results. As said it is a saying and it may have a dubious past because of mis-pronounciation, we're talking with a word that at least goes back to the '20's in this way. But again it is like hocus pocus, alacazam, presto-chango, bipidity bopidity boo. Do all this and poof! (I sure hope to hell poof is a word and not some mis-pronounciation of the French word gofuckyourself).
 
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43. Re: Morning Tech Bits Mar 13, 2017, 19:09 HorrorScope
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 18:44:
Agent-Zero wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 16:53:
where is that key on the keyboard? if it was there i would have used it..
So, you were criticizing someone for getting something wrong, and when correcting them you knowingly were also wrong? With logic like that I am going to guess you work in corporate management...

To everyone, wala/walla is a saying I will not accept I got it wrong, it was right. There are plenty of words that could be used in its place though. Comprende?

Dipshit links:

http://tinyurl.com/z3d2pb7
http://tinyurl.com/jeujtdj
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
39. Re: Morning Tech Bits Mar 13, 2017, 17:41 HorrorScope
 
Simon Says wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 17:30:
The labour for income paradigm is simply gonna have to go the way of the dodo.

This has nothing to do with the "Millennials fallacy", nor had it anything to do before this with the "Generation X fallacy". They're scapegoats, cop outs, ways to distract the culture and its sectaries from the simple fact that a currency and trade based economy is unfit and horrendously misadapted to a modern civilization and its overarching environment/resource base.

Agreed.
 
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38. Re: Morning Tech Bits Mar 13, 2017, 17:39 HorrorScope
 
Agent-Zero wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 16:32:
HorrorScope wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 16:12:
I have a job, am American and wala it is a job in America.

the word is "voila" not "wala".. its french, not 'murican

jesus fucking christ...

Really this is a comment? Wala or walla... is a saying of "and here's the results". "You put this and that together and wala you get this". Like Presto Chango and Alacazam. Voila another fine word of many fine words. Ok.
 
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37. Re: New GeForce Drivers and GTX 1080 Ti Reviews Mar 13, 2017, 17:34 HorrorScope
 
Verno wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 16:25:
HorrorScope wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 16:14:
Exactly right they are not on the most important screens to me ever... Mine. Zero. Get control of your pc's people. I can't take on the pain of the world.

No one asked you to give a fuck, you're the one saying it isn't a problem to anyone else just because it doesn't affect you. Asking average users to understand that ads = "Show sync provider notifications" is pretty dumb, much like expecting everyone else to share your technical acumen.

So don't worry, no one wants you to take on anything, go back to sleep.

So you are saying whatever a dummy gets stuck on, we all have to feel the dummies pain? That is why we are intelligent. I still like how win10 haters link articles using the new Dummy Settings Screens. All the other things you've come to know and love are still there and give you much more control, use them like you always have. Yes, lets just all go lowest common denominator now around a PC site. I'm talking to those at Blue's not at Jimbob's Facebook page. I love how we do this dumb shit to ourselves.
 
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31. Re: Morning Tech Bits Mar 13, 2017, 16:35 HorrorScope
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 15:41:
At current reproduction rates the planet is going to see another 10 billion people on it in the next 30 years. What do you think is going to happen at that point when most of them are unemployed, hungry, and angry? Glad I won't be around for it.

Somebody to scale has had to say that over generationaly since the dawn of time. Showing age.
 
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27. Re: New GeForce Drivers and GTX 1080 Ti Reviews Mar 13, 2017, 16:14 HorrorScope
 
Verno wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 12:54:
HorrorScope wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 12:38:
Right, I did all my units to Win10 for free, many. Haven't seen an ad yet. I'm lucky that way. Now if there were ads and I couldn't do anything about them, yes that would get under me some, if it were kept to a minimum, probably can swallow. However if it became like the Xbox, then yes problem. Still have those Win7 images on file just in case. But until then... I'm going with what my eyes see and my mind tells me, so far, zero ads. Wait let me count them one more time... yes zero.

Its out of the box configured to display ads dude. OneDrive in File Explorer, ads on the start screen, Ads for the notification center and even Windows Spotlight itself shows ads on the screen saver. Maybe you haven't noticed them or disabled them but they are certainly there.

I hate ads in general but I recognize its totally fine for Microsoft to do whatever they want with their OS. In fact I've frequently defended Windows 10 on here when people are spouting bullshit about it. What I don't like is their attempt to mask the settings from users. Be clear and transparent, it's not so much to ask regardless of how much anyone paid for the product.

Exactly right they are not on the most important screens to me ever... Mine. Zero. Get control of your pc's people. I can't take on the pain of the world.
 
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26. Re: Morning Tech Bits Mar 13, 2017, 16:12 HorrorScope
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 15:00:
Production has grown, not jobs. And that's because all those jobs are being done in Mexico and China.

Probably sarcasm... But I bet almost every American in here has a job and that job isn't in Mexico or China. Myself, I have a job, am American and wala it is a job in America. Wife, same. Two sons? Same. Brother? Sister? Their Kids? Same, same and same. Basically the entire extended Horroscope family. SAME! Just sayin, people are trying to sell me this, I get it to a point, but damn if those that want jobs don't have jobs and it is in their American country. I dunno. Now quality jobs? My hunch is they aren't all that kwality in Mexico and China to your standards.
 
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24. Re: New GeForce Drivers and GTX 1080 Ti Reviews Mar 13, 2017, 16:08 HorrorScope
 
Dacote wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 12:41:
1. The "it was free" argument is a logical fallacy. You exchanged a paid key to get 10. If you buy a new computer you are purchasing 10 yet again.

2. Just because you don't get ads has absolutely nothing to do with the rest of the user base. The majority don't know how to change Windows default settings or edit the registry.


Speaking for me...

I will not buy a new pc, I will upgrade and win10 will work without paying.

I cannot worry about what others can't do, if it is just making a few easy changes to not have ads. If I lived that way, there are millions of tragedies like this in the naked city and some of them do get me, pc one's... yah no, your in my wheelhouse. That is what intelligence and a little gumption is supposed to do for us.

Do we all just fall for what the dumbest user will fall for our what us smarter pc users do? I have to go with what I do.
 
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6. Re: New GeForce Drivers and GTX 1080 Ti Reviews Mar 13, 2017, 12:38 HorrorScope
 
descender wrote on Mar 13, 2017, 12:17:
If I paid any amount of money for Windows 10 I might be upset... but I didn't, so I'm not whining that a free OS came with a few ads (which I must have inadvertently disabled because... no fuckin ads here).

That glass house won't stand for long. There's not much worse than people whining about something completely optional that they were given for free.


Right, I did all my units to Win10 for free, many. Haven't seen an ad yet. I'm lucky that way. Now if there were ads and I couldn't do anything about them, yes that would get under me some, if it were kept to a minimum, probably can swallow. However if it became like the Xbox, then yes problem. Still have those Win7 images on file just in case. But until then... I'm going with what my eyes see and my mind tells me, so far, zero ads. Wait let me count them one more time... yes zero.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
3. Re: Morning Consolidation Mar 13, 2017, 11:55 HorrorScope
 
So you are telling me there will also be people paying $30 for Tetris to?  
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1. Re: Morning Consolidation Mar 13, 2017, 11:11 HorrorScope
 
LOL people are selling Tetris for $40 on a Switch. Is that the land the time forgot?
 
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