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Nickname Frijoles
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Description Lord of the Beans
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Signed On Aug 15, 2000, 18:23
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News Comments > Fortnite Launch Trailer
5. Re: Fortnite Launch Trailer Jul 10, 2017, 15:47 Frijoles
 
Wonder if it's still under NDA. I rather enjoyed it off and on. Needed a lot more players though. I stopped because I didn't want to repeat my progression when it launches.  
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
5. Re: Evening Mobilization Jul 7, 2017, 10:03 Frijoles
 
Creston wrote on Jul 7, 2017, 09:49:
What more does it need to do?

Get a new interface/GUI team. Throw the old one out of the building. Just a few of my top complaints:

  • Someone messages me. I alt-tab to Skype and start typing. Oh wait, I'm in actually searching contact names. You know what I use Skype for? Sending messages. Why the hell isn't that the default behavior?

  • Message comes in, I read it. Alt-tab away. Task bar is still blinking that I have a new message. Sometimes it starts blinking even if there isn't a new message.

  • My contact list has duplicates in it. Sometimes the duplicates go away, but if I message the person, they come back. They use different icons too. Messages to either contact go to the same person. I don't know wtf it's doing.


  • I don't use it for phone calls very often. Thank god.

     
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    News Comments > More Overwatch Doomfist Clues
    2. Re: More Overwatch Doomfist Clues Jul 5, 2017, 15:49 Frijoles
     
    Was thinking the same thing. It's not like he's going to be God-mode against the other characters. Maybe he'll be a raid boss instead of a playable char, like the Halloween event. That'd be an interesting change.  
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    News Comments > ESO Plus Free Trial Starts Tomorrow
    4. Re: ESO Plus Free Trial Starts Tomorrow Jul 5, 2017, 12:34 Frijoles
     
    Unlimited storage for crafting materials

    Biggest reason right there to get it. I haven't played for several months, but people were activating Plus for a month to get the crafting bag, shove everything in it, then let it lapse and accumulate crafting mats again. I believe new mats wouldn't go in, but old mats were fine.
     
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    News Comments > etc., etc.
    5. Re: etc., etc. Jun 30, 2017, 22:36 Frijoles
     
    eRe4s3r wrote on Jun 30, 2017, 21:04:
    What I worry is that this will (again) make developers make the first 2 hours completely awesome and the next 20 complete untested broken shit.

    About how long my attention span is. Excellent.
     
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    News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
    2. Re: Morning Safety Dance Jun 28, 2017, 13:16 Frijoles
     
    I wonder how many got hit with WannaCry, restored their systems, and then didn't patch the security hole so now they get to repeat.  
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    News Comments > Secret World Legends Launched
    5. Re: Secret World Legends Launched Jun 26, 2017, 13:20 Frijoles
     
    Jumped on to play this, saw nothing different. Apparently you have to start a new char. May try again tonight, but the character graphics and animations are showing their age. Makes it harder to get back in to.  
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    News Comments > Ensign Watson Joins Star Trek: Bridge Crew
    2. Re: Ensign Watson Joins Star Trek: Bridge Crew Jun 23, 2017, 10:07 Frijoles
     
    Been waiting for this update. Except I spent my money on the Steam sale. I do like Ramen noodles. Hmmm...  
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    News Comments > Diablo III Rise of the Necromancer Rises Next Week
    1. Re: Diablo III Rise of the Necromancer Rises Next Week Jun 20, 2017, 21:59 Frijoles
     
    Should have kept it for D4. D3 just passed 5 years. Without some sort of new area, $15 seems too high to me. On the other hand, I could just sell some WoW gold and buy it.  
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    News Comments > Black Mesa Delays Xen Again
    11. Re: Black Mesa Delays Xen Again Jun 20, 2017, 16:49 Frijoles
     
    Wasn't Xen fairly short? I don't remember so well after all these years. Kinda surprised it's taking so long for just this one section, but I guess it's all new assets.  
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    News Comments > Grand Theft Auto Reviews Crash; GTA Online Cheat Killed
    31. Re: Grand Theft Auto Reviews Crash; GTA Online Cheat Killed Jun 19, 2017, 09:46 Frijoles
     
    Blue should have made this two posts. The headline makes it sound like the reviews are crashing because an online cheat code was killed.  
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    News Comments > Warcraft III and Diablo II Remaster Plans?
    9. Re: Warcraft III and Diablo II Remaster Plans? Jun 16, 2017, 14:36 Frijoles
     
    Would love to play an updated WC3. Would prefer to play a new WC4. Something set well after WoW's current timeline.  
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    News Comments > Destiny 2 in October
    15. Re: Destiny 2 in October Jun 13, 2017, 16:08 Frijoles
     
    Agent-Zero wrote on Jun 13, 2017, 14:38:
    heres what it looks like on PC at 4K 60fps..

    Looks pretty. Fuck that controller movement though. Hope they get the controls right for the PC. That's usually my biggest issue with ports. NOT ALL OF US ARE ON WASD! ESDF master race unite!
     
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    News Comments > DOOM VFR Announced
    6. Re: DOOM VFR Announced Jun 12, 2017, 11:55 Frijoles
     
    Doom looks awesome as fuck. Looking forward to it. Fallout 4 looks interesting, but I want to see the movement systems. I get ill without teleportation.  
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    News Comments > VR Theme Park Rides
    3. Re: VR Theme Park Rides Jun 10, 2017, 12:19 Frijoles
     
    Looks like a bad cash grab. The stills on Steam look horrible. Maybe this will give the guys at Planet Coaster some ideas though and they'll implement a VR camera in their game. That could be fun.  
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    News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
    6. Re: Evening Tech Bits Jun 10, 2017, 02:33 Frijoles
     
    I have a curved ultra-wide monitor. I barely notice it. What I do notice, as mentioned above, is glare. Tons of glare. I have a light behind me. I have to turn it off if the game is dark, otherwise I can't see shit. Even with the contrast/brightness up, it's hard to see. Fine for everything else though. Although it doesn't really line up nicely with my secondary monitor now.  
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    News Comments > Harsher Overwatch Leaver Penalties Planned
    6. Re: Harsher Overwatch Leaver Penalties Planned Jun 9, 2017, 18:45 Frijoles
     
    I don't know that I've ever left a match in the middle of it. Does it give you a warning or mark of some sort so you can tell that the server flagged you? I usually leave the second "Defeated" comes up, lots of times with alt-f4. Would hate to think I'm getting a penalty/ban. I know they've said it's safe to leave at that point, but would be nice to check somewhere.  
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    News Comments > Writer Jay Pinkerton Leaves Valve
    7. Re: Writer Jay Pinkerton Leaves Valve Jun 7, 2017, 11:23 Frijoles
     
    On the other hand, they're supposedly making 3 new VR games. Perhaps those new VR games have no story (or it's already done). Valve was the top company I wanted to work for years ago. Not really true anymore, although I don't know who I'd pick these days. Retirement would be nice.  
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    News Comments > Writer Jay Pinkerton Leaves Valve
    1. Re: Writer Jay Pinkerton Leaves Valve Jun 7, 2017, 09:22 Frijoles
     
    Valve is losing a lot of people lately. Bunch to Oculus. Now this. Maybe they're all bored with nothing to do.  
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    News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
    2. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jun 1, 2017, 21:53 Frijoles
     
    Landline and mobile voice service are both considered telecommunications by the FCC. But "Internet service providers do not appear to offer 'telecommunications,'" because “broadband Internet users do not typically specify the ‘points’ between and among which information is sent online,” Pai’s NPRM argues.

    Also weird to say, because I sure as shit don't know the "points" between a phone call I make. I suppose my cell phone isn't telecommunications either? Land lines stopped being telecommunications a long time ago according to that definition. In fact, I know more about my web surfing connections and hops than I do my phone.
     
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