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Signed On May 21, 2000, 15:34
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs

3. Re: Morning Mobilization Aug 14, 2019, 11:46 Tom
 
Riahderymnmaddog wrote on Aug 14, 2019, 10:47:
Lawmakers, crooks. Really is there a difference?
Sure. Some crooks actually adhere to a code of ethics or honor.
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews

14. Re: Morning Mobilization May 18, 2019, 10:12 Tom
 
Want QoL? Don't work in games.  
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News Comments > etc.

1. Re: Morning Mobilization May 4, 2019, 09:55 Tom
 
What no Rebel Assault?  
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News Comments > Chris Roberts on Fixing Anthem

21. Re: Morning Mobilization Apr 21, 2019, 15:59 Tom
 
Chris Roberts is scum. It's amazing he hasn't run for office yet.  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits

1. Re: Morning Mobilization Mar 21, 2019, 20:18 Tom
 
These optional features would not have helped. The real problems were the extremely poor design of the MCAS system, failure to ensure adequate maintenance and training, and paying off the politicians to avoid proper oversight.  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits

3. Re: Morning Mobilization Mar 6, 2019, 21:39 Tom
 
Yeah, the Windows 10 calculator is GARBAGE. Open-sourcing it isn't going to fix that.

Fortunately it's pretty easy to use the Windows 7 calculator on Windows 10:
https://winaero.com/blog/get-calculator-from-windows-8-and-windows-7-in-windows-10/
 
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News Comments > Funcom Inks DUNE Gaming Deal

10. Re: Morning Mobilization Feb 26, 2019, 22:57 Tom
 
Sepharo wrote on Feb 26, 2019, 21:40:
Cutter wrote on Feb 26, 2019, 20:19:
Shai Hulud

For someone who has never seen Dune (1984) before... do you recommend a specific version? I hear there are a few different cuts out there.
Watch the original cinematic cut. Avoid anything that says it's an extended version.

The Blu-ray version is actually pretty nice quality. And the film has aged well IMO.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse

5. Re: Morning Mobilization Feb 16, 2019, 17:42 Tom
 
Unfortunately a fair number of sites are just plain broken on Firefox. I contacted support for a particular web app and they flat out told me "yeah sorry, we only support Chrome". It really is IE all over again.

And yeah, I completely disable all my add-ons before concluding a site is truly broken on Firefox.
 
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News Comments > DiRT Rally 2.0 Getting Oculus Rift Support

3. Re: Morning Mobilization Feb 9, 2019, 20:31 Tom
 
It's Codemasters. They're like the Stardock of racing.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse

2. Re: Morning Mobilization Feb 6, 2019, 17:51 Tom
 
Booking.com was so over the top with their pressure to book now, one would hope most people could see through that BS. Still nice to see someone trying to fix that mess.  
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News Comments > Anthem Open Demo Live

3. Re: Morning Mobilization Feb 1, 2019, 21:07 Tom
 
I haven't paid much attention to this game. Am I interpreting EA-speak correctly here?

VIP Demo = closed paid beta
Open Demo = open beta
 
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits

2. Re: Morning Mobilization Jan 6, 2019, 22:52 Tom
 
Not very impressive compared to what's been standard in Japan for a long time when it comes to tubs and toilets. For a much lower price.

Maybe someday the US can catch up, though.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Patches

2. Re: Morning Mobilization Jan 5, 2019, 15:50 Tom
 
It would be a lot easier to compare images in that slideshow if it didn't flash white every time you switch images.

Cool stuff though.
 
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News Comments > Boxing Day Metaverse

3. Re: Morning Mobilization Dec 26, 2018, 13:26 Tom
 
"Turns out, it does not cost 30% to distribute games in 2018,"

all you need is another $150 million in funding!
 
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News Comments > Limit Theory Cancelled

17. Re: Morning Mobilization Oct 4, 2018, 12:56 Tom
 
A solo developer who can code systems but can't ship a game. Who woulda thought?

Still sad, though. He should've either teamed up with someone or pulled the plug years ago.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization

2. Re: Morning Mobilization Jun 25, 2018, 14:34 Tom
 
You can use regular Firefox with uBlock Origin and uMatrix on Android too. More blocking, more control, and consistent experience with the same stuff on non-mobile.  
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News Comments > PUBG Launches Sanhok Map and Event Pass

1. Re: Morning Mobilization Jun 23, 2018, 12:48 Tom
 
They really nailed it with this new map. The pacing is just right. Intense battles with less waiting in the mid-game, yet it doesn't feel rushed like their previous botched attempt to speed things up. The environment kinda reminds me of BC2 Vietnam - less pretty, but bigger and more open.  
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization

3. Re: Morning Mobilization Jun 23, 2018, 12:42 Tom
 
Not sure what's worse, blowing $10K on an iWatch or that abomination of a web site. Well done, Mashable.  
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News Comments > The Crew 2 Post-Release Free and Paid Content

2. Re: Morning Mobilization Jun 6, 2018, 18:37 Tom
 
I think they're just trying to shove the term "season pass" as far down the toilet as possible...  
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance

2. Re: Morning Mobilization May 20, 2018, 13:46 Tom
 
According to the Firefox and Chrome add-on sites, about ~1.5M people are using uMatrix, NoScript, or similar add-ons which block this crap.  
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