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Signed On Nov 29, 2000, 06:19
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News Comments > Steam Subscriber Agreement Updated
1. Re: Steam Subscriber Agreement Updated Jan 2, 2016, 15:07 El Pit
 
Nothing changes for European customers... except for that tax evasion move of Valve by moving to Luxembourg!  
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News Comments > On Sale
2. Re: On Sale Jan 2, 2016, 15:05 El Pit
 
Do it! And don't get fooled by the beginning - the real game starts AFTER the first 60 to 90 minutes in the castle. And then the whole game opens up and is both hilarious and exciting at times.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
31. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 2, 2016, 12:45 El Pit
 
Pigeon wrote on Jan 2, 2016, 12:40:
You don't need to go to those lengths to address the problem. A more stringent licensure process, bans on texting and non-hands free phone use and better enforcement/higher penalties for those actually breaking the laws.

True, but you would need a lot of police and judges to enforce these laws. Since everybody thinks paying taxes is the devil but police and judges are paid for with tax money, I doubt that this system would work unless more taxes would be collected and would REALLY be used for police and justice system. Can't see that happen with democrats or republicans or retards (i.e. the Trump followers).
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
28. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 2, 2016, 12:23 El Pit
 
Pigeon wrote on Jan 2, 2016, 12:12:
I think we should also be focusing on auto fatalities/accidents, but that doesn't mean there isn't a better way to handle our gun violence issue. I do find it amazing how much resistance there is to cellphone/texting bans when the data shows how similar it is to driving under the influence. When I see someone all over the road now I don't assume they're drunk I assume they're on the phone; which is usually confirmed with a visual check.

Focusing on auto fatalities and accidents, TOO, is of course right. Problem: it would mean to take away personal liberty from the drivers, like built-in and unblockable speed control. Or a GPS transmitter in every car so the driver can get his ass sued for speeding. Who would really want that no matter how many lifes would be saved?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
25. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 2, 2016, 12:08 El Pit
 
Agent.X7 wrote on Jan 2, 2016, 10:54:
At the risk of angering the anti-gun people on Blues, this is why I laugh every time Obama gives crocodile tears on the TV about "gun violence" and vows to do som

Your brain called. It said you left it at a party last night.

Car - means of transportation
Gun - means of killing

Yep, absolutely comparable. I drove my gun last night, it was awesome.

Understand? A gun can ONLY be used for violence (violence includes harassment and intimidation, by the way, not only shooting). A car can be used to kill, harass and intimidate, too, but that it is definitely by far not its main purpose.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 2, 2016, 07:48 El Pit
 
Happy New Year!

Steam is off to a good start! Purchase as a gift is not working right now, and the forum section is offline, too. WOW!
 
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News Comments > Oculus Touch Controllers Delayed
4. Re: Oculus Touch Controllers Delayed Jan 1, 2016, 16:44 El Pit
 
I felt a great disturbance in the huge vr market, as if a few dozens of potential buyers suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 1, 2016, 03:51 El Pit
 
Happy new year to you all, guys!

Slight headache. One of those beers must have been beyond its expiration date.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
8. Re: Evening Metaverse Dec 31, 2015, 05:41 El Pit
 
WOW! They must have quantum computers at the NSA now dealing with all this information being rerouted to and processed by their servers!  
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News Comments > Steam Christmas Issues Explained
13. Re: Steam Christmas Issues Explained Dec 31, 2015, 05:34 El Pit
 
ZeroPike1 wrote on Dec 31, 2015, 05:21:
El Pit wrote on Dec 31, 2015, 05:14:
ZeroPike1 wrote on Dec 31, 2015, 03:51:
When this happened all they had to do was even put up a Steam service is down due to technical issues message.

Helo, Staem is doun for mandenanse. Ve are sory ve haev sirius teknikal prolbems. Pliese iknor anny confedentail infromatoin of other usrs you cann sea hear. You're info iss saif with uss!

I assume your making fun of a person with bad English typing a fake message into Steam. Not creative and you wasted your time. Even more so the facts show it was at worse a DDoS which is not hacking. Its an annoyance tool and a system destroyer at worst, not a Hacker.

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DON'T DO IT!

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News Comments > Steam Christmas Issues Explained
11. Re: Steam Christmas Issues Explained Dec 31, 2015, 05:14 El Pit
 
ZeroPike1 wrote on Dec 31, 2015, 03:51:
When this happened all they had to do was even put up a Steam service is down due to technical issues message.

Helo, Staem is doun for mandenanse. Ve are sory ve haev sirius teknikal prolbems. Pliese iknor anny confedentail infromatoin of other usrs you cann sea hear. You're info iss saif with uss!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
27. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2015, 07:24 El Pit
 
Kxmode wrote on Dec 29, 2015, 00:28:
Saw The Force Awakens tonight for the fourth time. I think I'm done. I enjoyed every minute of it just as much as the first time. Episode 8 is going to be awesome!

Masochism really is your thing, it seems?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
26. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2015, 07:21 El Pit
 
Damn, what horrible news...

Rest in pease, Lemmy. You had a great run! Rock on on the other side, Lemmy.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Dec 28, 2015, 12:15 El Pit
 
To destroy a hard drive permanently, just let your young son/daughter/nephew/niece just use the computer as they see fit. After 60 minutes, the boot sector will be a deadly snakepit full of viruses, trojans, and everything you do not want on your system.
Now just unplug it and hand it over to somebody you really hate and tell them: "I trust you. Can you please destroy this hard drive? There's some personal info, pics and mail on it, so please don't look at it. Thanks!"
Problem solved!
 
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News Comments > New Star Citizen Alpha
21. Re: New Star Citizen Alpha Dec 26, 2015, 11:44 El Pit
 
Pineapple Ferguson wrote on Dec 26, 2015, 10:49:
Kosumo wrote on Dec 26, 2015, 01:15:
His live stream video of him playing the game a few days ago says it all.

Wow, was that painful.

I watched this and... BWAHAHAHAHA! This is hilarious!
 
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News Comments > Force Awakens DLC for Battlefront in Doubt
52. Re: Force Awakens DLC for Battlefront in Doubt Dec 26, 2015, 10:18 El Pit
 
Watch out, more spoilers ahead!
KilrathiAce, I think Rey knows how to use the force because she has been a padawan at Luke's new Jedi academy that was attacked and destroyed by Ben Solo-Organa aka Kylo Ren. That's my interpretation based on Rey's vision when she touches the magic light sword. I guess she survived the attack and when Luke shut down the academy (and the jedi) after the attack, she was brought to Jakku, and either the trauma/the shock of the attack made her forget everything or a jedi mind trick helped her to forget about it. It's just a guess, though, because I think JJA and Larry Kasdan wanted to spare that part of Rey's story for the sequels.
You're right about Kylo, though. In the beginning he uses the force like Vader and later he struggles (although being hurt before the fight) vs. Finn who himself lost a fight against a riot control storm trooper before.
The whole movie is very uneven, and the story contrived and just thrown together. It's missing story links to the original trilogy. What happened in the last three decades?! What is this new republic, what happened to Leia, why is she a general, and a general of what? A private army? What happened to the rebellions as a movement? Questions question questions all left unanswered.
Maybe Disney wants us to buy the accompanying books and comics to learn about those 30+ years?
 
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News Comments > Force Awakens DLC for Battlefront in Doubt
50. Re: Force Awakens DLC for Battlefront in Doubt Dec 26, 2015, 08:37 El Pit
 
Be aware - Episode VII spoilers included!!!

Episode VII was alright and entertaining but not in a league with the original trilogy. When exactly did the force awaken? Okay, Rey found out she is force sensitive but that did not awaken the force itself. Kylo Ren was around as a force user, Luke is still alive (and his appearance in the movie was cringeworthy), Snoke is most likely a force user... So the force was not asleep at all. So why this title?
And don't get me started on Han's death scene... The movie was full of parts taken from other Star Wars movies, so why not copy his "saviour of the day" scene in A New Hope? The attack of the rebellion (or resistance or whatever) on Death Star v3.0 is stalling, everything seems to be lost, so Han and Chewie save the day by going BANZAI and do a kamikaze on the energy core (say hello to Return of the Jedi!). Just before they hit it they have a short, but heartwarming and -breaking dialogue in the cockpit saying goodbye. That would have been a great exit for Han Solo, but we got THIS instead. No mourning, no hero's funeral scene, instead we see Chewie in the Falcon with a new pilot (Rey) like him saying "Han? WHO?".
And what the hell happened in the last three decades? What is the resistance (got some info in the scroll text in the beginning, but that's it), are they co-existing with the rebellion, the new republic, why does Leia know about Snoke, what is her role in the republic (if she has any at all), and so on. Episodes VIII and IX will have the incredible task not only to move on the new story, they will also tell a bit or even a lot about the history since the Endor battle because JJA and Larry Kasdan simply ignored that history.
And there are a LOT more things wrong with this movie, but it is still entertaining and alright in the end.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
9. Re: Morning Tech Bits Dec 24, 2015, 04:53 El Pit
 
NamecaF wrote on Dec 23, 2015, 22:31:
HorrorScope wrote on Dec 23, 2015, 17:25:
Cutter wrote on Dec 23, 2015, 17:10:
HorrorScope wrote on Dec 23, 2015, 14:39:
"5 percent the cost of current displays, it could see far cheaper smartphones"

I'll bet the farm Apple will gladly take that 95% savings for themselves.

Yeah, but when all the competition are selling phones that do the same thing for $5 how many people are really going to still be forking over $500 to Apple?

A: Whatever market is they have today. That many.

Yep. Never underestimate the cult that is Apple.

A fusion of Apple and Space Citizen will lead to... SPACE APPLE! Selling dreams and wishes to one of the biggest religious groups in the known universe!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 24, 2015, 04:15 El Pit
 
Dear Blues News'ers, I wish all of you a merry christmas! Enjoy some time OFFLINE with real life friends and family, have a peaceful, funny, or/and contemplative time. Think of christmas past, present, and future, mourn those that are not around anymore, hug those that are still around, and keep the memories to tell those that are yet to be born.

Meanwhile, I will reflect on this problem: are there any christmas trees in the cutterverse?

Sorry, Cutter, just joking. Have a nice christmas!
 
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News Comments > Triad Wars Beta Closing
5. Re: Triad Wars Beta Closing Dec 24, 2015, 04:09 El Pit
 
But... but... multiplayer games are the future, offline singleplayer is DEAD!!!!

Next try: Sleeping Dogs MOBA

Then: Sleeping Dogs - The Zombie Survival Game
 
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