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Signed On Feb 1, 2009, 04:01
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News Comments > Dying Light Community Bounty
9. 3 buggy paint jobs Nov 26, 2016, 00:29 TheVocalMinority
 
So I'm thinking these are paint jobs that look like the weird textures you sometimes get when your video card is on the blink?  
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
2. Re: Major Linux security hole gapes open Nov 16, 2016, 00:24 TheVocalMinority
 
Apparently a security bug that affects some Linux boxen if someone has physical access is bad because of the cloud. Am I missing something here or is the journal who wrote this piece an idiot/shill?  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
19. Re: Morning Safety Dance Nov 15, 2016, 00:53 TheVocalMinority
 
Awesome, if this trend continues my PGP keys may actually get some use. Thanks Trump!  
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News Comments > Into the Black
3. Re: Into the Black Nov 3, 2016, 08:48 TheVocalMinority
 
LOL saw "Wetsuit Jerkface (2014)" and thought "Man that film sounds awesome. 2014! Why have I not heard of it?".

I now want to run a kickstarter to actually make the film Wetsuit Jerkface...
 
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News Comments > Origin Bans Myanmar
25. Re: Origin Bans Myanmar Oct 31, 2016, 10:47 TheVocalMinority
 
Suppa7 wrote on Oct 30, 2016, 15:48:
jdreyer wrote on Oct 30, 2016, 15:45:
This kind of shit won't encourage piracy at all. No siree.

Heaven forbid people living in poor repressed regimes have a little escapism.

Well this wouldn't be happening if the average gamer wasn't so fucking retarded, we have DRM out the wazoo because the vast majority of game buyers are dumb as a bag of hammers. MMO's were the beginning of the end of game ownership sadly, the dumb half of humanity that pumped money into them paved the way for the normalisation of server locked games. Ultima online, EQ paved the way for steam, which paved the way for further encroachment on our rights.

Like virtue, stupidity is it's own reward.
 
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News Comments > Shadow Warrior 2 Sales Soar; Free Content Coming
5. Re: Shadow Warrior 2 Sales Soar; Free Content Coming Oct 21, 2016, 21:33 TheVocalMinority
 
Linux version or GTFO.

Actually haven't finished the first one yet, didn't get around to installing it until recently.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
8. Re: Saturday Mobilization Oct 9, 2016, 00:19 TheVocalMinority
 
Cutter wrote on Oct 8, 2016, 19:02:
In Soviet Union cars log you!


This is probably the worst attempt at using the "In Soviet Russia" meme that I have ever seen.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
10. Re: Evening Metaverse Sep 17, 2016, 02:21 TheVocalMinority
 
ForgedReality wrote on Sep 16, 2016, 20:22:
Tumblr, you're my hero. All kids should be banned from everywhere, especially the internet. Keep them in the kennels with the banned dogs. Dogs are annoying as fuck too. So thank you for doing your part to improve society and the world at large.

I don't agree with you on many things, but this, this I do
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
15. Re: Into the Black Aug 30, 2016, 07:22 TheVocalMinority
 
jdreyer wrote on Aug 30, 2016, 05:44:
SunnyD wrote on Aug 29, 2016, 21:04:
I'd like to know what the hell we did to 2016 that it feels the need to take so many of the good ones amongst us.


~Finis~

Woe to you, Oh Earth and Sea
For the Devil sends the beast with wrath
Because he knows the time is short
Let him who hath understanding reckon the number of the beast
For it is a human number
Its number is Six hundred and sixty six


The year 2016 is one third pure evil, thus it feels validated in taking one third of the awesome people. I lost two grandparents this year, within two days of each other. Last grandparent I lost was in 1996. Anecdotal, I'll grant you, but that's what I'm going with.

So what you're saying is Bruce Dickinson is going to be next!!???
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky is Very Very Chill
19. Re: No Man's Sky is Very Very Chill Aug 9, 2016, 00:16 TheVocalMinority
 
ShadyPete wrote on Aug 8, 2016, 21:29:
yup confirmed NMS is actually a procedural 70's prog band album art generator.

You sir win the internet for today.

I don't really want to jump on the hater bandwagon as I think this looks like a really interesting game, however the lack of PVP just screams "you have to play the game on our servers because you are all dirty pirates who will play for free if we let you have the full game". This is not really the sort of game I think should be on GOG.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
13. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jul 22, 2016, 08:39 TheVocalMinority
 
Rilcon wrote on Jul 22, 2016, 05:23:
"patenting math is bullshit"

What's the difference between complex mathematical equations and computer code?

Nothing - hence why software patents are absolute bullshit

Rilcon wrote on Jul 22, 2016, 05:23:
What makes the years of study and research to figure out a consistent way of generating certain geographic shapes worth less than the lines of code to make a few pixels move up and down a screen?

I don't know what planet you live on where effort automatically generates value, but I am curious about the price of an air-fare. It would be fantastic to just do whatever I want and not have to worry about paying the bills.
Or maybe I am misunderstanding the point you are trying to make. You should perhaps just state your argument rather than asking it as a question.


Rilcon wrote on Jul 22, 2016, 05:23:
This isn't patenting "2+2=4", it's patenting the equivalent of a an instruction manual to build a car.

A manual is not patentable.

I know this is likely a troll but I couldn't help myself. There was just so much stupid there, even for a blue news comment.
 
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News Comments > Farming Simulator 17 Adds Women
7. Re: Farming Simulator 17 Adds Women Jul 15, 2016, 22:51 TheVocalMinority
 
ForgedReality wrote on Jul 15, 2016, 12:20:
None of them bitches are of good breeding, otherwise, they wouldn't be living on a farm.

Not sure if I'm missing the joke here but Dude, you really need to get out more.
 
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News Comments > Left 4 Dead 3 Hint?
15. Re: Left 4 Dead 3 Hint? Jul 1, 2016, 08:16 TheVocalMinority
 
Dacron wrote on Jun 30, 2016, 22:02:
It'll all drop together.

CS, L4D, DoD, Portal. One could hope Episode 3 / HL3.


And be exclusive to SteamOS!
 
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News Comments > Shadow Warrior 2 E3 Trailer
11. Re: Shadow Warrior 2 E3 Trailer Jun 26, 2016, 01:08 TheVocalMinority
 
Playing through the 2013 remake at the moment, it's a pretty fun game. Unfortunately there isn't a Linux version listed on GOG at the moment for this one so may miss out on it.  
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News Comments > John Romero's BLACKROOM Kickstarter
41. Re: John Romero's BLACKROOM Kickstarter Apr 26, 2016, 06:03 TheVocalMinority
 
I would contribute to this kickstarter, but I don't want to be John Romero's bitch.

Sorry had to be said.
 
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News Comments > New John Romero PC Shooter Teased
14. Re: New John Romero PC Shooter Teased Apr 15, 2016, 23:51 TheVocalMinority
 
Came for the snarky "John Romero will make you his bitch" comments. Left satisfied.  
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
18. Re: Morning Interviews Apr 13, 2016, 08:09 TheVocalMinority
 
Came to see assclowns whiteknighting Steam. Left satisfied.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 11, 2016, 04:46 TheVocalMinority
 
Sometimes I think Cutter is just an AI chat-bot gone horribly wrong, and other times I think he is an AI chat-bot gone horribly right!  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Passes $110M
4. Re: Star Citizen Passes $110M Mar 14, 2016, 10:42 TheVocalMinority
 
Timmeh wrote on Mar 14, 2016, 10:22:
This company needs to get investigated by the FBI, CIA or whomever does this sort of thing for criminal fraud charges.

Who is this guy?
FBI? CIA?
Maybe he's just some crazy guy?
Some crazy guy, looking for god knows what!
 
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News Comments > STRAFE Next Year
4. Re: STRAFE Next Year Mar 4, 2016, 07:00 TheVocalMinority
 
Jerykk wrote on Mar 3, 2016, 23:16:
Devolver Digital announces they will publish STRAFE, the upcoming remake of this 1990s shooter.

This isn't a remake. It's an original game heavily inspired by Quake.

Don't you remember the original? It's was the one where things moved so fast that they made a whooshing sound when they went past.
 
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