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Nickname Sepharo
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Description I like games... Hi.
Homepage http://steamcommunity.com/groups/detroitgamers
Signed On May 29, 2003, 01:51
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User ID 17249
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
34. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 2, 2016, 14:09 Sepharo
 
I don't eat healthily by any means.
But I also don't eat anything except my 2 meals a day and don't drink any sugary drinks.
I don't buy snacks at all, that's how I avoid the temptation to overeat or graze between meals.

I know people who eat healthier meals than me, but inbetween those meals they're eating potato chips, glasses of soda, pieces of chocolate.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
26. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 2, 2016, 13:12 Sepharo
 
descender wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 12:53:
Yeah, it was only supposed to display them for like 9 seconds. If you look away from your monitor at something white in between the images, they are all easier to see.

There was only one that was basically all grey bubbles that I couldn't make out.

If you think there was only one that didn't have a number then you were able to see something that wasn't there twice.
 
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News Comments > Fool Me Once 2016
17. Re: Fool Me Once 2016 Apr 2, 2016, 04:25 Sepharo
 
DarkCntry wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 04:13:
nin wrote on Apr 1, 2016, 22:02:
Bumpy wrote on Apr 1, 2016, 18:49:
So idiots hit Mic Drop instead of Send and cry about it. Typical blame something else besides themselves society.

Well, they put the button right next to the other "send" button. I could see how someone in a hurry would maybe hit the wrong one...

(Oh course, also skeptical of the "I lost my job" sort of posts as well. On 4/1, who can tell who's telling the truth?)


The button was a vastly different color, had an animated mic drop, and said "Send + *mic drop animation*...if you somehow hit that by mistake you could easily have rectified it by sending one via the real button...but really, would you want to employ people who can't differentiate between the two buttons?

It's not like Google went "hey, let's create this new button, offset the old button and put the new one in it's place"...only then would I believe the sob stories, and even then my level of sympathy would be nil because people should actually pay attention.

That is actually what happened, while it didn't replace the normal send button, it did replace the "Send + Archive" button. Which if you're used to clicking that, you'd be clicking the mic drop button instead.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
85. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 1, 2016, 23:25 Sepharo
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Apr 1, 2016, 22:30:
PHJF wrote on Mar 29, 2016, 12:55:
IT work historically takes post-secondary education. The people that have put the time and money into (read: an investment) that education expect to it to pay off. Literally.
Yes and no. Certainly I've known people making good money in the IT industry who didn't go to college at all. And others who went to college, but didn't study anything technical. I know two guys with BAs in Psychology, and another with Honors degrees in English, the Classics, and Rhetoric -- all of them now have high level IT jobs.

IT/CS without a degree is getting rarer in my opinion. But you're right about the actual degree not mattering often.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
83. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 1, 2016, 20:40 Sepharo
 
BobBob wrote on Apr 1, 2016, 11:29:
I have faith and I don't have faith. It's extremely complicated in my mind. Logic says there must be a creator and another logic refutes it. One is based on the watching of all things, seeming to have a purpose of means - a beginning and an end - yet also without final purpose for it's all just a recycle; and yet, there is a beginning and an end, and there is a creation process. So I'm in a constant state of confusion and bewilderment. I actually hope there is a God (capital G out of respect for believers) because I want this seemingly futile and fleeting existence to have a true purpose, but at the same time eternity negates true purpose because it lacks an ultimate goal. *spin*

I can tell you one thing on a very personal level. If I go to a church, I don't feel God, instead I feel the prying eyes of people critiquing and judging each other. When I sit in the sunlight on the beach, walk through a trail of rustling trees, or watch animals in their natural environments, then I feel "God'. I wonder if that makes me non-religious or something else. I dunno.

Some would say that makes you spiritual. I experience awe at nature and the universe. And the amazing complexity of the systems that govern biology and chemistry. At the engineering achievements of man. Myself, I don't consider it spiritual, it's just that curiosity resulting in new insight and knowledge makes me very happy.
 
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News Comments > etc.
19. Re: etc. Mar 31, 2016, 23:21 Sepharo
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Mar 31, 2016, 22:58:
jdreyer wrote on Mar 31, 2016, 22:53:
I wonder if these kind of photos were the ones that got her fired.

There's a rumor floating around that her cause for termination was moonlighting at Sega(she was definitely moonlighting though).

That's not a rumor. That's what the article is about. Both her and Nintendo confirmed that that was the official reason for termination.
 
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News Comments > MS on Win10 App Openness
35. Re: MS on Win10 App Openness Mar 31, 2016, 23:18 Sepharo
 
Razumen wrote on Mar 31, 2016, 19:44:
Verno wrote on Mar 31, 2016, 13:12:
Tachikoma wrote on Mar 31, 2016, 10:52:
GoG also "built their ecosystem from scratch" yet they don`t lock anything , "everyone else is doing it" was never a good excuse and so on and on. You can rationalize away but the fact remains that for a little convenience you signed off your right to ownership.

You never had ownership, you licensed the software. This has never changed, its always been the standard aside from a few exceptions.

Sigh, I hate when people try to bring this up as a counter argument.

Yes, we know we don't actually OWN the software, of course we don't, no one actually thinks they do. All we want is access to it whenever we want, and the ability to do with it whatever we want-THAT'S what a paying for a license should allow us to do so, but company's treat their customers like criminals, even though it makes no bloody difference in the end.

Look at what he was responding to. He wasn't arguing at all against what you wrote.
 
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News Comments > MS on Win10 App Openness
13. Re: MS on Win10 App Openness Mar 30, 2016, 23:20 Sepharo
 
ViRGE wrote on Mar 30, 2016, 23:18:
Sepharo wrote on Mar 30, 2016, 21:35:
"a new desktop app converter that will make it super-simple for developers of old-school Windows apps to modernize their software with UWP"

Yeah right... as if a code converter ever produced usable code.
UWP is by and large a subset of Win32. If your game isn't doing anything too crazy, it should in fact work.

"game", they said old-school Windows apps.
I'd love to see this thing run our legacy behemoth VB6 MDI.
 
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News Comments > MS on Win10 App Openness
11. Re: MS on Win10 App Openness Mar 30, 2016, 23:17 Sepharo
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 30, 2016, 23:11:
Pigeon wrote on Mar 30, 2016, 21:06:
Spencer went on to say, "Nobody does app openness better than Microsoft, developers love us. In Windows 10, it's nice can I tell you it is just the best by the way, we're going to have more app openness than anyone else."


When I read that I heard Donald Trump's voice in my head.

haha yes
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
79. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 30, 2016, 22:54 Sepharo
 
Kxmode wrote on Mar 30, 2016, 13:40:
Redmask wrote on Mar 30, 2016, 07:46:
Kxmode wrote on Mar 29, 2016, 23:40:
Did some personal bible study tonight and it really helped me appreciate Jesus words, "You must love your neighbor as yourself." (Matthew 22:39) The first 25 or so minutes of this video (produced by JW's) helped me greatly appreciate the gravity of what Jesus' words meant. This has led me to conclude that a minimum wage, no a living wage, of $15 is the neighborly and compassionate thing to do. I now know a lot of people, including fellow worshipers, who would greatly benefit from such an income increase regardless of marketable skills. Thank you all for your valuable points of view.

Glad to hear you've been educated on this modern issue by an ancient work of fantasy. Well done.

Have fun programming your garbage collection and other essential services.

Your segue to "Have fun programming your garbage collection and other essential services" is rather odd and mildly confusing.

Yeah have fun with your safe implicit types.

 
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News Comments > MS on Win10 App Openness
6. Re: MS on Win10 App Openness Mar 30, 2016, 21:35 Sepharo
 
"a new desktop app converter that will make it super-simple for developers of old-school Windows apps to modernize their software with UWP"

Yeah right... as if a code converter ever produced usable code.
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto 6 Rumor
32. Re: Grand Theft Auto 6 Rumor Mar 30, 2016, 01:35 Sepharo
 
The best part of SA was being a weirdo completionist who refuses to do main storyline until all side things are completed. So I capture all possible gang territory over a long period of time. Then I start doing the main missions and they take it all away from me and I need to recapture it all. lol  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
68. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 29, 2016, 23:29 Sepharo
 
HorrorScope wrote on Mar 29, 2016, 23:23:
Kxmode wrote on Mar 29, 2016, 11:49:
California raises minimum wage to $15 an hour. As a Web UX Developer / Programmer I will make a slight dozen digits more* than someone who flips hamburgers, stuffs lettuce in a taco, and drops fries in a vat of grease. These are no skill jobs. They're not suppose to be living income jobs. People who "settle" at minimum wage jobs basically gave up on life. It's not the government's job to force companies to give these people a 6% raise every year for the next six years!

*I care not to say specifically how much

CA has a programmers minimum wage of 83K.

Wow, didn't know that. Now I'm super mad because it took me years to get to that level in Michigan. Wait no I'm not because I'm not upset about how much other people that aren't me make. Or if I am it's because they make too little and my taxes are used to keep them afloat otherwise.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
64. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 29, 2016, 22:09 Sepharo
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
60. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 29, 2016, 20:56 Sepharo
 
Julio wrote on Mar 29, 2016, 19:13:
nin wrote on Mar 29, 2016, 18:15:
Report his filth, it's time to clean up this place.

Some just can't stand that Cutter is right. And hell froze over, I agree completely with Beamer on something!

Insane compensation for CEOs is the problem.

I didn't see any personal attacks either, just a generalized admonishment of people who get upset about how much "inferior" people make in relation to themselves.

edit: Err I should clarify there weren't any personal attacks in that specific post. Can't say that of some of the others.

This comment was edited on Mar 29, 2016, 22:11.
 
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News Comments > Chronos for Oculus Rift
4. Re: Chronos for Oculus Rift Mar 28, 2016, 23:03 Sepharo
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Mar 28, 2016, 22:44:
Kxmode wrote on Mar 28, 2016, 22:15:
Why are all the scenes shot in variable third person camera angles? The trailer doesn't shows anything VR.

It's 3rd person VR, ie you are observing like ... ant-farm Opinions seem to be that this works exceptionally well in VR

Yeah that perspective was a pleasant surprise in the few VR demos I experienced like that. Kind of makes me want to VR play a pinball or arcade game now.
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto 6 Rumor
23. Re: Grand Theft Auto 6 Rumor Mar 28, 2016, 02:07 Sepharo
 
I'm pretty confident they'll return to a single character narrative.
Very easy business decision to make there.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
12. Re: Saturday Metaverse Mar 27, 2016, 03:03 Sepharo
 
Kxmode wrote on Mar 27, 2016, 01:28:
Sepharo wrote on Mar 27, 2016, 00:20:
I canceled my Hulu Plus just because I almost never used it.
Have Amazon Prime and Netflix now... and a friend's cable login that I use occasionally

You might like 11.22.63.

I am watching it. Loved the book. Changes in the show have been interesting.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
10. Re: Saturday Metaverse Mar 27, 2016, 00:20 Sepharo
 
Kxmode wrote on Mar 27, 2016, 00:06:
Icewind wrote on Mar 26, 2016, 22:54:
A lot of the shows I was watching on Netflix are still shown on Amazon Prime, like Stargate SG1, for instance.

IMO, Amazon Prime is better if what you want are movies and old TV shows. Netflix is what you want if original programming is your thing. I have both and they each fulfill a need.

Add Hulu Plus to create an entertainment trifecta.

I canceled my Hulu Plus just because I almost never used it.
Have Amazon Prime and Netflix now... and a friend's cable login that I use occasionally
 
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News Comments > DayZ DirectX 11 Improvements Shown
23. Re: DayZ DirectX 11 Improvements Shown Mar 26, 2016, 20:47 Sepharo
 
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