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Nickname PHJF
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Description VE3D Refugee
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Signed On May 29, 2003, 02:16
Total Comments 9775 (Guru)
User ID 17251
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 18, 2017, 16:28 PHJF
 
Dunkirk is apparently a masterpiece...  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 18, 2017, 11:10 PHJF
 
By the way, I just got the NVidia class action refund on my two GTX970 cards. Anyone else receive this? Did I miss a story on it?

They sent me a letter about a month ago saying my claim was insufficient (the claim I'd submitted like 10 months ago), after I'd given them all my hardware IDs and a copy of my newegg invoice. Apparently they did this to a great many people.
 
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News Comments > Evil Within 2 Story FAQ
1. Re: Evil Within 2 Story FAQ Jul 14, 2017, 11:28 PHJF
 
You donít need to have any prior knowledge of The Evil Within in order to jump into The Evil Within 2 and understand the conflict and setting

Nobody who played Evil Within understood the conflict or setting. It was a bunch a fucked-up Inception style shit involving brain jacking machines and time travel and mind melding bull shit.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
25. Re: Morning Safety Dance Jul 11, 2017, 15:33 PHJF
 
I mean, the power gets converted at the plug level (right at the wall), doesn't it? Or do modern smartphones charge at the full 110V* (US) or 230V* (EU) without any conversion to low power? Does the juice from the wall go straight through the cable into the phone/tub?

.1A is enough current to potentially kill somebody. Cell phone chargers run 1-2A. Wet skin is about 500x less resistant than dry skin, so the "potential" is there.

Electrical humor x_x
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
12. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jun 29, 2017, 13:06 PHJF
 
On a side note, did you know that vehicles equipped with wheel chair ramps can pull double duty and also haul around ambulatory customers.

On a side note, did you know that almost no consumer vehicles come equipped with a wheelchair provisions?

whodathunk.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
7. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jun 29, 2017, 12:16 PHJF
 
Guess somebody at the ERC needs a lesson in 7th-grade geometry. Of course you have to wait longer, there's a lower fucking density of wheelchair-accessible taxicabs because there's a lower fucking density of wheelchair-bound customers vs. fully ambulatory customers. What's next, they going to sue Walmart because half of the parking lot isn't reserved for handicapped drivers?  
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News Comments > Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Trailer
2. Re: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Trailer Jun 15, 2017, 11:55 PHJF
 
Nothing quite as captivating as watching socially awkward developers talking about their game.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 13, 2017, 12:34 PHJF
 
Whelp, all these sequel announcements can only mean one thing: it's E3 again...  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 9, 2017, 16:50 PHJF
 
Greek is too expensive. I eat Dannon Light & Fit because it's cheap and got way way less sugar than most any flavored yogurt, and it's low cal. Kroger carries this (non yogurt) dairy blended "carbmaster" stuff that has almost no carbs in it, but I just moved away from Kroger zone  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 9, 2017, 10:05 PHJF
 
I hate yogurt! Even with strawberries.  
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News Comments > etc.
2. Re: etc. May 28, 2017, 18:11 PHJF
 
Played it pretty well years back. Kind of itching to give it another go...

The uber dungeons were cray-zee difficult.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
14. Re: Morning Tech Bits May 5, 2017, 17:48 PHJF
 
TLDR
Don't worry about it and just use it. For more peace of mind DON'T look at the temperature gauge.

That's great except for the 90% of us with fans that ramp up as heat readings do. People are reporting temp spikes from mundane tasks like opening windows explorer or a web browser. You want your fans to be ramping up every time you double click something?
 
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News Comments > Happy Birthday Wolfenstein 3D
5. Re: Happy Birthday Wolfenstein 3D May 5, 2017, 12:35 PHJF
 
My father's coworker had both this and tetris on a computer at the office, where I got to play both when visiting. Had to wait for the parents to eventually get a 486 before I could regularly play anything, and by that time Doom was out. I still have Spear of Destiny Super CD Pack, though!  
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News Comments > Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition Released
12. Re: Morning Mobilization Apr 12, 2017, 07:27 PHJF
 
Some are. Most of the standard D&D spells aren't in PS:T, e.g. Magic Missile, and many of the spells, particularly at higher levels, are unique to the game.

You mean Mechanus' Cannon isn't a real D&D spell???

LIFE IS A LIE!

Also, PST has Magic Missile.
 
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News Comments > Minecraft Adding Real-Money Marketplace
4. Re: Minecraft Adding Real-Money Marketplace Apr 10, 2017, 10:50 PHJF
 
Because trying to turn a free marketplace already supersaturated with content into paid content worked so well with Bethesda...  
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News Comments > Terraria: Otherworld Developer Switch
16. Re: Terraria: Otherworld Developer Switch Apr 6, 2017, 07:53 PHJF
 
I have maybe 10 minutes of FTL and 400 hours of Terraria. The only Rogue-like I ever got into was Rogue Legacy, and that's barely a Rogue-like. Even before any of the massive updates to Terraria I was sinking dozens of hours in. There's tons of loot, NPCs (shopkeepers and the like) to rescue from the world, distinct biomes populated by distinct enemy types, boss battles, a mostly linear difficulty curve, and a robust building system (or about as robust as one can get in 2D). Terraria seems like Minecraft 2D to an untrained eye, but it has far more beneath the surface than just ores to mine and far more of a focused actual game than Minecraft ever managed.  
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News Comments > Terraria: Otherworld Developer Switch
1. Re: Terraria: Otherworld Developer Switch Apr 5, 2017, 10:53 PHJF
 
Would sure like to know what's going on with Terraria 2... Otherworld always seemed like Terraria 1.5  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
3. Re: Morning Mobilization Mar 27, 2017, 12:27 PHJF
 
Even if the other driver was at fault, its also a question of determining if a human driver in the uber car would have seen it coming and reduced speed or intervened in any other way.

Human drivers already cause tens of thousands of crashes per year... like THIS ONE. Just because it's computer controlled doesn't mean a vehicle weighing thousands of pounds and traveling at 60MPH is going to be able to avoid being crashed into by every negligent human it encounters. I saw *so many* asshole drivers just yesterday, from the usual failing to signal to driving outside clearly marked lanes to *slowly* pulling out in front of oncoming traffic. It's fucking absurd just how bad people are at such a ubiquitous and dangerous task.
 
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News Comments > Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Free; Mirage: Arcane Warfare Closed Beta
4. Re: Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Free; Mirage: Arcane Warfare Closed Beta Mar 27, 2017, 12:17 PHJF
 
VaranDragon wrote on Mar 27, 2017, 11:53:
Jesus. That looks....terrible.

Don't think anyone cares how it "looks" considering how stupidly entertaining Chivalry was.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
16. Re: Steam Top 10 Mar 27, 2017, 10:28 PHJF
 
[His post was clearly a reactionary one made with very little knowledge of the game at hand. That is unfortunately common on the internet. I'm guessing he looked at a screenshot and immediately assumed that the game was just another survival sandbox game like H1Z1 or Conan Exiles.
Or I went to the Steam page and read the information. It sounds exactly like H1Z1, sans zombies, and H1Z1 is a shit game. In fact, they fucking cite H1Z1 on their Steam page as if that's some kind of positive reference material.
 
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