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Signed On Mar 7, 2006, 02:54
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News Comments > Oculus Rift Privacy Concerns
39. Re: Oculus Rift Privacy Concerns Apr 4, 2016, 02:55 bigspender
 
what else did people expect from a FACEBOOK product.  
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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
2. Re: Saturday Mobilization Apr 2, 2016, 21:23 bigspender
 
Fantaz wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 20:21:
for $5000 it better have 5K/4K, or even better 8K

It doesn't even have full HD The specs list it as 1920 x 720

For the $5k you could buy a dual SLI titan X PC, a proper gaming monitor and an oculus rift lol
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
30. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 2, 2016, 07:25 bigspender
 
jdreyer wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 03:11:
bigspender wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 02:13:
More People On Earth Now Obese Than Underweight, Says Study.

If anyone is interested in not being part of that statistic, this worked perfectly for me. I've read all of these books, because I wasn't convinced it was possible to eat MORE food to lose weight. But any one of these books will work very well. Not as quickly as a crash diet, but not much slower either, a very steady and permanent way to lose unwanted weight. And healthier too. It will most likely cure any heart disease or diabetes type things that are common these days.

Just follow these familiar recipes it's easier than you think This are the only books I've come across that aren't trying to sell you anything too. Many of them even give the book profits to charity.

You can even get a few of them for $0.01 on some websites 2nd hand as they're diet methods aren't in fashion.

The Starch Solution - Dr. John McDougall
Negative Calorie Effect - Dr. Neal Barnard
Power Foods for the Brain - Dr. Neal Barnard
Prevent And Reverse Heart Disease - Dr. Cadwell Esselstyn
Engine #2 Diet, Rip Esselstyn.

There are many other good books such as How Not To Die by Dr. Michael Greger, or The China Study, by T. Colin Campbell, or books by Dr. Joel Fuhrman which focus more on the science of individual foods but don't necessarily have recipes.

Interesting reads even if you aren't looking to lose weight.

Good luck to you if you embark on the journey I believe in you. If I can do it, you can too!

I admire your doggedness on this issue.

I'm totally obsessed to be honest It's needed so badly and it works so well. Yet it's like some kind of secret. *shrugs*
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
27. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 2, 2016, 02:13 bigspender
 
More People On Earth Now Obese Than Underweight, Says Study.

If anyone is interested in not being part of that statistic, this worked perfectly for me. I've read all of these books, because I wasn't convinced it was possible to eat MORE food to lose weight. But any one of these books will work very well. Not as quickly as a crash diet, but not much slower either, a very steady and permanent way to lose unwanted weight. And healthier too. It will most likely cure any heart disease or diabetes type things that are common these days.

Just follow these familiar recipes it's easier than you think This are the only books I've come across that aren't trying to sell you anything too. Many of them even give the book profits to charity.

You can even get a few of them for $0.01 on some websites 2nd hand as they're diet methods aren't in fashion.

The Starch Solution - Dr. John McDougall
Negative Calorie Effect - Dr. Neal Barnard
Power Foods for the Brain - Dr. Neal Barnard
Prevent And Reverse Heart Disease - Dr. Cadwell Esselstyn
Engine #2 Diet, Rip Esselstyn.

There are many other good books such as How Not To Die by Dr. Michael Greger, or The China Study, by T. Colin Campbell, or books by Dr. Joel Fuhrman which focus more on the science of individual foods but don't necessarily have recipes.

Interesting reads even if you aren't looking to lose weight.

Good luck to you if you embark on the journey I believe in you. If I can do it, you can too!
 
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News Comments > Descent: Underground Adds VR Support
1. Re: Descent: Underground Adds VR Support Mar 31, 2016, 17:28 bigspender
 
Now this is one game I don't want to play in VR, at least not without a bucket.  
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News Comments > New Space Sim HOTAS
15. Re: New Space Sim HOTAS Mar 31, 2016, 16:58 bigspender
 
You get a lot of buttons for the price that's for sure, but the buttons on all of the saitek products I've tried including the x-52 and x-55 feel terrible. It's like they are going to come off when you press them and yet at the same time they have no feedback so you can't tell what you're really pressing or how much.
Also the ergonomics are questionable. The joystick is too big, and without a custom built palm rest you can't reach the buttons on the x-55 so you end up having to move your hand up and down the stick when you need to fire a weapon or touch one of the hats.

There are a lot of new joystick start ups on the horizon so I'd be waiting for those personally.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 30, 2016, 19:26 bigspender
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 30, 2016, 13:49:
While that's amazing news on the stem cell front, they really need to fast track that sort of thing.

What amazes me the most is what activities are these rats doing to get spinal cord injuries. Are they driving without seat belts, or skiing too fast?
 
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News Comments > Orcs Must Die! Unchained Open Beta
6. Re: Orcs Must Die! Unchained Open Beta Mar 29, 2016, 21:33 bigspender
 
Kxmode wrote on Mar 29, 2016, 12:44:
As a former Orc, and member of the Horde, I find this offensive! #OrcLivesMatter

Us orks should unite our dakka and make it all orky!



.... oops sorry thought this was the space orks society.
 
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News Comments > Steamship Ahoy - Bazaar
3. Re: Steamship Ahoy - Bazaar Mar 29, 2016, 03:12 bigspender
 
.....and here come the VR equivalents of those "me too" shitty motion control games for the wii.  
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News Comments > Two Worlds II DLC and Two Worlds III Announced
5. Re: Two Worlds II DLC and Two Worlds III Announced Mar 26, 2016, 05:44 bigspender
 
I played Two Worlds II on release, and early in the game found an exploit where I created a spell that blinded, slowed and (only slightly)hurt enemies. I was able to defeat anything no matter how hard they were. Of course it took like 1 or two minutes to kill something but I could cheese my way through any areas haha.

I was hoping for a co-op Elder Scrolls experience wit Two Worlds II, and it nearly was that. Nearly.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 24, 2016, 23:46 bigspender
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Mar 24, 2016, 23:18:
bigspender wrote on Mar 24, 2016, 22:39:
If sticking to Japanese dietary guidelines only decreases your risk of death by 15% then that's a pretty shitty set of guidelines.

That's terrible results, especially when compared to their traditional Okinawan diets.


A whole-foods diet like the ones suggested by Dr. Michael Greger, Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. John McDougall, Dr. Cadwell Esselstyn, or Dr. Dean Ornish is way ahead in terms of mortality, heart disease, brain disease, cancers and basically all of the big killers.




Eating stuff you don't like eating is pretty much guaranteed to kill you faster though

Haha, especially if eating a bit of kale makes you eat two strips of bacon to make up for the taste

Nah, a few weeks of eating real unprocessed food, and your taste buds completely adjust. I wouldn't have ever thought how dramatic of a change it is until I experienced it for myself

It's a lot like quitting smoking. At first it feels like your missing something, and then feeling so clean is kind of bothersom and weird, but after about 3 or 4 weeks even the though of smoking (or eating fatty/sugary processed crap) makes you feel a bit nauseous.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 24, 2016, 22:39 bigspender
 
If sticking to Japanese dietary guidelines only decreases your risk of death by 15% then that's a pretty shitty set of guidelines.

That's terrible results, especially when compared to their traditional Okinawan diets.


A whole-foods diet like the ones suggested by Dr. Michael Greger, Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. John McDougall, Dr. Cadwell Esselstyn, or Dr. Dean Ornish is way ahead in terms of mortality, heart disease, brain disease, cancers and basically all of the big killers.



 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews Mar 24, 2016, 22:18 bigspender
 
Remember kids, just because you can't see outside of the Rift, doesn't mean people on the outside can't see you with your pants off.  
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News Comments > DOOM Trailer
6. Re: DOOM Trailer Mar 24, 2016, 22:11 bigspender
 
Trailer runs at 60 FPS, too bad the game can't hold 60fps during the recording lol. It dropped down to what looked like 15 FPS several times. yuck.  
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News Comments > Telltale's Batman Details
9. Re: Telltale's Batman Details Mar 19, 2016, 03:49 bigspender
 
Tyrric wrote on Mar 19, 2016, 01:11:
bigspender wrote on Mar 18, 2016, 22:16:
I hate these Telltale things with a passion.

Telltale will remember that.

Well I certainly won't remember their games
 
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News Comments > Telltale's Batman Details
5. Re: Telltale's Batman Details Mar 18, 2016, 22:16 bigspender
 
I hate these Telltale things with a passion.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
44. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 18, 2016, 18:58 bigspender
 
Nucas wrote on Mar 18, 2016, 06:22:
bigspender wrote on Mar 17, 2016, 18:37:
Healing power of poop. Holy shit indeed.

I can't believe people would honestly even consider poop transplants as a means to fight obesity vs simply eating more starches,beans, and veg. You deserve to have BMI of 70+ if you're that stupid.

this article puts a really silly spin on it. fecal transplants have already been successfully performed for people with severe gut infections. they move the poop from the healthy colon into the colon of the patient to allow the good bacteria to propagate. using this as treatment for obesity is really speculative and makes the whole thing sound silly.

For sure, it certainly has legitimate uses. But fighting obesity is not one of them.
Even if it did work, it's still fighting the symptom and not cause.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
25. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 17, 2016, 18:37 bigspender
 
Healing power of poop. Holy shit indeed.

I can't believe people would honestly even consider poop transplants as a means to fight obesity vs simply eating more starches,beans, and veg. You deserve to have BMI of 70+ if you're that stupid.
 
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News Comments > BELOW This Summer; New Trailer
5. Re: BELOW This Summer; New Trailer Mar 17, 2016, 18:10 bigspender
 
Very good mood and atmosphere. I'll keep an eye on this. I too hope that there is co-op. Multiplayer is a must have for class based dungeon crawlers!  
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News Comments > DOOM Multiplayer Maps Explored
8. Re: DOOM Multiplayer Maps Explored Mar 17, 2016, 05:02 bigspender
 
Task wrote on Mar 16, 2016, 22:18:
That's great and all, but where is co-op?

This! I hope someone mods it in soon after launch. Assuming of course they make the thing moddable. oh wow I just had a scary thought. What if this is the first Doom game that has no mod support.
 
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