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Nickname Sleeeeepy
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Signed On Oct 6, 2008, 18:30
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News Comments > U.K. Sales Chart
3. Re: Gatherings & Competitions May 29, 2017, 16:08 Sleeeeepy
 
Yeah is a bank holiday here. Wasn't aware it was a US holiday too.  
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News Comments > LEGO Worlds Released
1. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Mar 8, 2017, 04:58 Sleeeeepy
 
Well at least this is less likely to be brought down by the cost of anti-phallus technology  
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
1. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Mar 5, 2017, 13:06 Sleeeeepy
 
Is this guy for real?

Does he not realize that Internet connections in Europe, both fixed line and mobile, are superior in almost every way in terms of cost and speed, mainly thanks to strict regulation and forward planning?

Yes he probably does realize that, but being in the pocket of the big corps, he's preaching a North Korea style "Everything is great guys" message. And most people don't have the background knowledge to call him out on his bullshit.
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
6. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Feb 22, 2017, 14:36 Sleeeeepy
 
Agent-Zero wrote on Feb 22, 2017, 03:20:
so i dont think thats the smoking gun here

Terrible pun aside, I'd be pretty certain it's a key factor though likely just one of many.

Very sad situation, hopefully his kids were old enough to know him a bit before the end.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 100 of 2016
39. Re: Steam Top 100 of 2016 Jan 2, 2017, 12:16 Sleeeeepy
 
Great to see XCOM 2 on there. I had guessed it did pretty well, but didn't realise it did Above CoD well.  
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News Comments > Blizzard Dropping Battle.net Name
25. Re: Blizzard Dropping Battle.net Name Sep 22, 2016, 08:06 Sleeeeepy
 
Kxmode wrote on Sep 21, 2016, 22:56:
Perhaps Activision wants to license Battle.net as a Networking engine within their network of companies, or beyond (e.g. Frostbite). It would make sense to call it "Blizzard tech" as the name implies a platform built on Blizzard's reputation, whereas Battle.net sounds more like a service.

This makes a lot of sense and seems to be the most likely case.
 
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News Comments > Farm Expert 2017 Crops Up
3. Re: Farm Expert 2017 Crops Up Sep 8, 2016, 16:43 Sleeeeepy
 
This is all so corny  
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
4. Re: Sunday Consolidation Aug 8, 2016, 11:58 Sleeeeepy
 
I love that it's also Jonathan Coulton doing the "Previously On" songs on Braindead. Check it out if you haven't already  
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News Comments > Orcs Must Die! Unchained Open Beta
5. Re: Orcs Must Die! Unchained Open Beta Mar 29, 2016, 19:04 Sleeeeepy
 
Kxmode wrote on Mar 29, 2016, 12:44:
As a former Orc, and member of the Horde, I find this offensive! #OrcLivesMatter

I wasn't really paying attention to the headline and read it as Orcs Must Diet which might be appropriate in certain cases, however it's also important to enjoy the finer things in life.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Black Ops III Multiplayer Starter Pack
2. Re: Call of Duty: Black Ops III Multiplayer Starter Pack Feb 16, 2016, 16:58 Sleeeeepy
 
This seems incredibly reasonable and a great idea. I'm more about Battlefield than CoD but even I am tempted by this.  
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News Comments > Titanfall Passes 10M [Updated]
21. Re: Titanfall Passes 10M Sales Oct 4, 2015, 06:42 Sleeeeepy
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Oct 3, 2015, 13:17:
- Battlefield 4 (168 hours - yes you can play the SP campaign too)

Is this a typo? No wonder it's so effective for people to use burner origin accounts so they can run around BF4 with their cheats enabled at no financial risk to themselves.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Safety Dance
1. Re: Saturday Safety Dance Sep 5, 2015, 19:30 Sleeeeepy
 
I was on the train once and saw a bunch of interesting looking houses off the side of the line. Wanted to look at the design a bit better using streetview and it turned out just one of the houses had been blurred out. So I saved it as a point on google maps to actually visit later out of curiousity.

A few months later I did end up walking nearby and there was nothing different about that one house compared to the others. Took a picture anyway. Barbara Sreisand eat your heart out.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Night Operations Next Month
16. Re: Battlefield 4 Night Operations Next Month Aug 25, 2015, 13:55 Sleeeeepy
 
First time I came across it was the BF3 Rendezook that spawned the first Only in BF3 video competition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOaGhE_sejI
 
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News Comments > Sunday Legal Briefs
7. Re: Sunday Legal Briefs Jul 28, 2015, 02:10 Sleeeeepy
 
nin wrote on Jul 27, 2015, 16:08:
If you're going to say it's incorrect, could you elaborate on why exactly????


Fair point. For a start, because it's the localhost address that means for the headline to be accurate the "seed" would have had to have been coming from the exact same machine used to compile the list. Highly unlikely. Of course, it's possible that the machine was briefly acting as part of a torrent swarm in order to get peer IP's, but that would very unlikely to be long enough to provide a full seed and in either case this would be an authorised act on the part of the agency hired to perform this locate-and-takedown function for the studio.

Also given the suffix to the localhost url, others have noted some some P2P systems run via a local proxy meaning that this full URL including the #/fr/ bit is a call to that proxy which then connects to peers from there. It could either have been left on the list by accident, or to avoid people googling this exact URL to locate more information connected with piracy and how to use these utilities. Either way, not a "pirated copy...seeded from its own servers".

So yeah, stupid clickbait headline, highly unlikely to be accurate. I think some of the things these companies do is disgusting and self-serving to a stupid extent, but I'd rather save the collective indignation for stuff that's actually true.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Legal Briefs
5. Re: Sunday Legal Briefs Jul 27, 2015, 16:07 Sleeeeepy
 
Some pretty poor reporting from the guardian there. Sadly when it comes to tech, sometimes the temptation to reach the clickbait headline rather than get someone more knowledgeable to fact-check wins out.  
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News Comments > NOTGTAV (Really) Released
6. Re: NOTGTAV (Really) Released Jul 3, 2015, 18:46 Sleeeeepy
 
Got a bunch of copies in my inventory to give away too, pity it's such a PITA to buy multiple copies on steam.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
25. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 22, 2015, 14:26 Sleeeeepy
 
Hope you're not planning on stopping anytime soon! I simply don't know of any other site that presents all this info in one place so well.

Plus, yknow, oldskool humour.
 
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News Comments > XCOM 2 Announced
3. Re: XCOM 2 Announced Jun 1, 2015, 17:20 Sleeeeepy
 
Booya.

I think this was the logical way to go in terms of the story/scenario development. Nothing is going to capture the vibe I get from the present-day origin scenario of having to fight a threat from a realistic (rather than sci-fi) foundation. I do see them trying to recapture some of that, in that the general population will see Advent as saviours and not even realise there is a threat there.

I do think this has all the potential to be an amazing game in its own right. I hope they can capture the atmos though.
 
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News Comments > BioShock Series Has Sold 25M
2. Re: BioShock Series Has Sold 25M May 31, 2015, 13:33 Sleeeeepy
 
All but confirmed now that Advent is in the XCom universe, not Bioshock. An update to the site gave an anagram of the Vigilo Confido motto, in addition to all the other supporting evidence.  
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News Comments > 2K Games Teases Advent
5. Re: 2K Games Teases Advent May 26, 2015, 15:01 Sleeeeepy
 
Reddit are running with this being something in the XCom universe

Much as I'd love to believe this, I'm not sure it's the case. Also mention of a new Bioshock game going around.

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