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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 > Overwatch Widowmaker Cinematic
24. Re: Overwatch Widowmaker Cinematic Apr 4, 2016, 21:00 Sepharo
 
Frijoles wrote on Apr 4, 2016, 17:35:
I don't recall there being a restriction on characters that you can pick, so I believe a Tracer and Widowmaker could play together. Seems wrong now.

Huh? You were right with the first sentence. There is no character limit. Your team could play all Widowmakers and Tracers if you'd like.

Unlike MOBAs, mid-match character switching is possible and highly encouraged (like TF2) for responding to the changing battlefield paradigms.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
24. Re: fucking bullshit christians and their bullshit fake moralilty Apr 4, 2016, 20:52 Sepharo
 
Kxmode wrote on Apr 4, 2016, 20:30:
rudra wrote on Apr 4, 2016, 17:09:
this is for YOU, kxmode

37 “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? 38 When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? 39 When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’

40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’

41 “Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. 42 For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink, 43 I was a stranger and you did not invite me in, I needed clothes and you did not clothe me, I was sick and in prison and you did not look after me.’

44 “They also will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in prison, and did not help you?’

45 “He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.’

46 “Then they will go away to eternal punishment

I know precisely what those passages mean and they have nothing to do with what you're implying. If you were a bible study you'd know this.

He's implying that you should help the poor because that's what Jesus would want.
What's your read?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 4, 2016, 20:49 Sepharo
 
Kxmode wrote on Apr 4, 2016, 20:34:
RedEye9 wrote on Apr 4, 2016, 16:17:
Kxmode wrote on Apr 4, 2016, 15:24:
RedEye9 wrote on Apr 4, 2016, 15:15:
Bodolza wrote on Apr 4, 2016, 13:19:
It's incremental and it starts at 5%. Labor at a restaurant is typically 30% of running expenses, so that minimum wage increase is increasing their costs around 2%, and it doesn't even go into effect until next year. You're "really awesome" restaurant is clearly using this as an excuse to screw over its customers.
^^^ So this. ^^^

They were probably looking for a way to decrease their discount cards and now they can blame it on taxes.
Some customers will never grasp the bigger picture.

Since you appear adamant about instigating another foul-mouthed conflict I'll drop this headline in your lap and let you ponder the potential ramifications; aka the bigger picture.
You're in full agreement with the higher minimum wage, get over yourself.

Posting a link to a news article doesn't change my view. Quit making conclusions on my behalf.

Are you actually reading his posts? First you say he's "instigating a foul-mouthed conflict" ... didn't see any foul language in the post you replied to. Now you're saying he posted a link to a news article... he didn't, but you did.
 
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News Comments > Oculus Rift Privacy Concerns
38. Re: Oculus Rift Privacy Concerns Apr 3, 2016, 23:45 Sepharo
 
Creston wrote on Apr 3, 2016, 23:32:
Funny how when people raised this as a concern back when Oculus first announced they were bought by Facebook, there was this huge crowd of pooh-pooh'ers that was whitewashing it, and saying there was no need to worry, yadda yadda yadda.

Annnddd... yeah, looks like there was plenty of reason to worry. Use an Oculus Rift? We'll use our geo-locator to find your exact location, your IP address, your internet behavior, everything you have installed, and we'll share that with "third parties", by which we mean we sell it to the same advertisers that Facebook sells all your shit to.

So, yay? Sigh. It'd be nice if SOMETHING could be released in this day and age without being infected up the ass with spyware shit...

This is the exact same thing any company would do when releasing software like this. The extra scrutiny is precisely because it's facebook.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 3, 2016, 17:28 Sepharo
 
We had snow last night in Detroit.
It's in the 40's now.
 
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News Comments > Free Shipping to Compensate for Oculus Rift Delays
8. Re: Free Shipping to Compensate for Oculus Rift Delays Apr 2, 2016, 23:08 Sepharo
 
Cutter wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 22:59:
How hard is it to communicate with your customers? 'Our apologies but our ship date has been pushed back due to unforeseen problems with XYZ. We'll notify you the moment we know more.'

Isn't that exactly what this is?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 2, 2016, 19:16 Sepharo
 
Nucas wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 19:03:
DangerDog wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 15:49:
No really surprised, Doom is a console ported pile of trash.

Doom beta lacking key PC features

the advanced graphic options uncovered address many of their complaints about graphics adjustment. the fps cap can be set to 144, for example. fov can supposedly be set via launch command. i fully expect that option to ship in final code, along with options for their mouse quibbles.

a server browser, who knows. it's more surprising when a game has it than not to me.

This is the one that was most concerning to me,
aim assist when using the mouse if you simply plug in a controller.
and
rebinding keys doesn't work
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 2, 2016, 17:59 Sepharo
 
LittleMe wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 17:50:
Did the see eye A intentionally get caught, due to intentional sloppy work? Or did they almost go through with it? These 'exercises' often end up happening exactly during the exercise and we get patsy photos as the allegeds. Sandy H had an exercise on the same day. 911 was an exercise on the same day for the same event. Boston had an exercise going on at the same event.

Confirmation bias.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 2, 2016, 16:02 Sepharo
 
DangerDog wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 15:49:
No really surprised, Doom is a console ported pile of trash.

Doom beta lacking key PC features

Wow that's really disappointing. Hadn't even considered the possibility of a bad port, but now with that info I think this just dropped off my radar.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
28. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 2, 2016, 14:23 Sepharo
 
descender wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 14:17:
No sir. The test is definitely different every time though. I just did it 10 times in a row and there was never more than 2 blanks. Usually 1 grey or 1 multi-colored panel without a number.

Maybe you got an odd one where there were 3? /shrug

Ah sorry then, I didn't realize it was random.
Yes I definitely had a test with 3 true blanks. Same test had a 2 hard ones where I was tempted to hit the nothing button but ended up seeing an actual number right before I did.
 
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News Comments > Fool Me Once 2016
20. Re: Fool Me Once 2016 Apr 2, 2016, 14:13 Sepharo
 
jdreyer wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 14:08:
Sepharo wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 04:25:
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.

Well, you know Seph, we can't all be perfect like DarkCntry.

I just found it funny that he laid out in detail what actually happened but as if it hadn't happened. Maybe read the article next time.
 
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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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