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Signed On Jul 12, 2008, 00:40
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News Comments > Heroes of the Storm - False Positive Bans?
1. Re: Heroes of the Storm - False Positive Bans? Jul 10, 2015, 11:54 Verno
 
I have this sound card and seem to hit all of those variables, be interesting to see if I get banned. I regularly livestream so people can tell I'm not cheating anyway but I doubt Blizzard will accept twitch streams as evidence of anything  
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News Comments > CIG Refutes Star Citizen Concerns
133. Re: CIG Refutes Star Citizen Concerns Jul 10, 2015, 11:09 Verno
 
Agreed. He has little credibility here, it's just people excited to have someone with a speck of public visibility agree with their opinion on this game.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 10, 2015, 10:43 Verno
 
Blue wrote on Jul 10, 2015, 10:02:
Not the way to honor Kenny. That would be this one.

It's funny I never saw tape on that play, only heard about it from others.

Counting down the days til September!
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
3. Re: etc., etc. Jul 10, 2015, 10:40 Verno
 
Ken is going to get skin cancer from all of those sessions in the tanning salon.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 10, 2015, 09:48 Verno
 
Stabler was a great guy, his foundation raised a lot of money in Alabama for sick kids/RMH. Somewhat related, anyone remember this play? Still nuts all these years later.  
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
19. Re: Morning Interviews Jul 9, 2015, 16:24 Verno
 
PHJF wrote on Jul 9, 2015, 14:09:
He would have crashed and burned regardless, just to far greater effect. Smart captained the Exxon Valdez, Roberts is captaining the Deepwater Horizon (or whatever the oil rig analog of a captain is).

Smart is only chirping up again because he has pulled out a lawn chair and a beer to watch the Hindenburg of a game that is Star Citizen go down in flames.

Yep exactly. It's actually kind of gross how much idiot worship hes getting for repeating forum canards. Smart criticizing anyone for not completing a project is comedy gold, I guess its been so long there are people truly ignorant of his history.

Oh well, time to stop clicking and enabling this shit.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
10. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 9, 2015, 16:04 Verno
 
Having used both I don't think its in the same universe as Android, like I wouldn't even compare them in terms of feature sets and app selection. I haven't used iOS in awhile so no clue there. Either way it'll be up to OEMs to decide the fate of Windows Phone in the future.

Zune on the other hand was awesome software, so much better than iTunes. Damned shame that Microsoft is late to market on...everything it seems.
 
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News Comments > Into the Stars Early Access
7. Re: Into the Stars Early Access Jul 9, 2015, 14:38 Verno
 
Thanks for the description, sounds interesting.  
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News Comments > GOG.com's Windows 10 Support
40. Re: GOG.com's Windows 10 Support Jul 9, 2015, 14:34 Verno
 
Pretty much every organization I've been with (except for this one thankfully) is exactly that strict, if not more so. Sarbanes–Oxley has made life in IT much more complicated. I can't imagine any IT guys here letting us introduce that kind of security hole into the network.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
6. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 9, 2015, 13:38 Verno
 
Nokia already tried that approach, it didn't work. You also can't keep that kind of manufacturing unit around to make 2 models, there's no money in it. People don't want Windows Phones for various reasons. This still lets them offer the option through OEMs while saving billions, its a no brainer from their perspective.  
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
13. Re: Morning Interviews Jul 9, 2015, 12:54 Verno
 
If you read his post history he never even approaches coherent.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 9, 2015, 12:52 Verno
 
Windows Phone wasn't building momentum for anything was the problem and it was costing them billions to maintain the hardware side of things.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
3. Re: Morning Consolidation Jul 9, 2015, 12:34 Verno
 
Rocket League was in beta for awhile, this wasn't something I recall people encountering very often. Game is hilarious and owns by the way.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Blizzard's Overwatch Hits TM Snag Jul 8, 2015, 15:24 Verno
 
Kxmode wrote on Jul 8, 2015, 15:05:
https://www.reddit.com/user/Korval/comments/ check out my comments in the Hornet's nest. Those people are so utterly blind it's sad. But the reading is entertaining, if a tad rough.

Your comments there make you sound unbalanced, I can't say I'm surprised you aren't winning the hearts and minds of the Roberts faithful. Or perhaps it would make more sense in the context, not sure.
 
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News Comments > GOG.com's Windows 10 Support
21. Re: GOG.com's Windows 10 Support Jul 8, 2015, 14:41 Verno
 
descender wrote on Jul 8, 2015, 14:12:
You can change the icon size in the Appearances CP in older versions of windows, did they remove that?

Yes, its all or nothing now with DPI scaling settings alone, no other toggles. In their effort to unify the various Control Panel/etc elements they missed a bunch of toggles. Jumplist customization is also gone from the taskbar properties, I used to be able to limit it to X items now it just does whatever it wants. I'm still digging around in the registry trying to find workarounds for the things that bug me. For now you can't opt out of "optional" windows updates like drivers either which is bugging the shit out of me but hopefully thats coming soon.

Overall though its been a fairly positive experience. It's fast, resource footprint is noticeably down and everyday use is fine. The new start menu is better than the Windows 8 one. The store is a non-starter for me anyway so I just ignore it.
 
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News Comments > GOG.com's Windows 10 Support
7. Re: GOG.com's Windows 10 Support Jul 8, 2015, 13:30 Verno
 
Pr()ZaC wrote on Jul 8, 2015, 13:26:
It's great for high resolution monitors...not!
Changing the DPI doesn't make them fatter for you?

Changing DPI affects other elements too is the problem. The taskbar icons are so small that they have a large, empty black outline around them. They are pointlessly small, just to make room for their dumb Cortana bar that will fail horribly because less than 1% of users will give a shit about a voiced data assistant on the PC. They look even dumber in the start menu, win32 apps especially look downright comical.

There are things I like about Windows 10 but making the taskbar icons smaller was pretty dumb, I already know I'm going to be inundated with complaints from anyone over the age 35 about how to make them bigger.
 
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News Comments > Heroes of the Storm Maps Return; Butcher Not OP
8. Re: Heroes of the Storm Maps Return; Butcher Not OP Jul 8, 2015, 13:26 Verno
 
InBlack wrote on Jul 8, 2015, 12:24:
There you go:

https://www.hotslogs.com/Player/Profile?PlayerID=2576802

Not a secret, after all Not entirely accurate as it doesnt log every single match, but pretty close on average. (If I uploaded all of my replays, then it would be 100% accurate)

It's not like Dota where they publish your MMR in ranked matches. MMR in HOTS is obfuscated and your link is a guesstimate. It should be visible in the UI. Dota used to do it that way too and started publishing it after too much confusion from users and misinformation from third party sites.
 
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News Comments > GOG.com's Windows 10 Support
3. Re: GOG.com's Windows 10 Support Jul 8, 2015, 13:22 Verno
 
I swear, Win10 is the biggest honeypot in the history of technology. That shit is going to rape control and privacy from the user once and for all. >:(

There is a lot of telemetrics but that's just the preview edition, every beta always has that stuff turned on. You can disable the retarded cortana and other web search shit inside of the default UI, no registry editing or etc necessary. You don't need to sign in with a Microsoft account either, just make a local one. Beyond that it's just Windows as usual, what's the problem?

My biggest beef with Windows 10 is that they shrunk the taskbar icons down to 32px from 52px, they look retarded now.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 8, 2015, 12:16 Verno
 
What the hell? That's an awesome video and clearly a skilled wingsuit user, but surely there are mountains somewhere just littered with the bodies of less talented wingsuiters? That's just a crazy hobby.

Looks fun of course, but also stupidly dangerous.

BASE shit is not exactly a safe hobby, something like 200+ fatalities in the past 10 years alone which is a lot considering how small the community is. I'm a mountaineer and I won't touch that shit.

Giant Robot Duel?! There's no way we're beating Japan at giant robots.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
2. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 8, 2015, 10:11 Verno
 
Yeah that's pretty fucking stupid, throwing away all of that brand recognition for the sake of nothing.  
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