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Multivitamin Researchers Say 'Case Is Closed' As Studies Find No Health Benefits

AresTheImpaler the beta is terrible.... (554 comments)

how the hell do I get out of this beta? you are making the comments system even worst.. that was the best part of slashdot.. WTF is wrong?

about a year ago

When I drive, I place my hands at ...

AresTheImpaler You guys are lame.... (380 comments)

I use my penis to drive.

more than 2 years ago

Diablo 3 To Be Released On May 15th

AresTheImpaler Re:So PvP delay and a new skill and rune systems (246 comments)

you were probably kidding but:
This was announced at the same time as the new ipad. It played pretty much like a Diablo clone, except than instead of clicking on the enemies you would use gesture for swinging your sword... And here you can see the gameplay being explained.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Distro For Linux Lessons?

AresTheImpaler If... (319 comments)

If you get paid by the hour, then Gentoo is the way to go. Pro-tip: use the slowest machine.

about 2 years ago

iPad 3 Confirmed To Have 2048x1536 Screen Resolution

AresTheImpaler Re:After the service I got on the ipad1 to ios5 (537 comments)

Umm yes it does.. go read a forum.

I don't have to because if the iPad 1 to iOS5 was such a terrible experience, then the news would come to me. I wouldn't need to go looking for it. Apple is in everyone's crosshair, so any news would be all over. Haters would calling apple the worst company ever, fanboys would be defending it, and the rest of us would be laughing at both haters and fanboys.

I didn't catch your Apple Employee ID by the way.. what number was it? jeeze loser

I know that lately slashdot users have become fans of the ad hominem arguments. I expected the moment I slightly defende apple to be called a shill. Unfortunately for you, I neither work for apple nor care about apple as much as you want to imply. So, suck it.

In another post you did a google search and and used that as an argument towards your point which is "ipad 1 suck/crashes if you install ios5." I did something similar. I searched for "ipad 2 crash ios5." Here are the results. Following your logic, ipad 2 sucks with iOS5 too!! omg, someone called the press...

more than 2 years ago

iPad 3 Confirmed To Have 2048x1536 Screen Resolution

AresTheImpaler Re:PrtSc (537 comments)

But Apple fans should find a way to say that having that DPI is better.

I believe there are a few android devices that have their DPI very close to the iphone 4/4s. I'm pretty sure there's at least one that is higher. Anyway, there is a reason why having a higher DPI is better. It makes everything A LOT clearer. Text becomes much easier to read. This picture compares the iPhone 3GS and an iPhone 4. If you can't see the difference or why one is better, then you should check your eyesight.

more than 2 years ago

iPad 3 Confirmed To Have 2048x1536 Screen Resolution

AresTheImpaler Re:After the service I got on the ipad1 to ios5 (537 comments)

I use my ipad 1 everyday. I updated it to iOS 5 the day it was out. Your personal experience does not mean everyone has the same experience.

I'm not sure why your post was modded insightful either. If all ipad 1 were having problems and this was all over the net, then I could see how something like "apple cripples their old products, so screw them" would be a good argument against the evil company. A personal experience + a nonexistent widespread problem is not.

more than 2 years ago

An Early Look At Mac OS X 10.8

AresTheImpaler Re:Not free. (658 comments)

The apps themselves do not count towards the 5GB only the data created by them. I have less than 1gb on iCloud backups and use both an iphone and ipad. I have Rage installed too.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Making JavaScript Tolerable For a Dyed-in-the-Wool C/C++/Java Guy?

AresTheImpaler The obvious answer is (575 comments)

Vodka, tequila, whiskey, sake, etc. choose your poison or mix them up for extra "tolerability"

more than 2 years ago

Orangutans To Skype Between Zoos With iPads

AresTheImpaler Re:Finally (149 comments)

- AresTheImpaler reads Haedrian's post
- AresTheImpaler notices his ipad, iphone and mac mini on top of his desk
- AresTheImpaler contemplates the situation
- AresTheImpaler flings poo at Haedrian

more than 3 years ago

Battlefield 3 Performance: 30+ Graphics Cards Tested

AresTheImpaler Re:Turned it into a Run & Gun - Rambo type gam (171 comments)

the squad system is hidden
I'm not sure what you are talking about, the squad system is right there, it's not hard to get into one or switch to another one.

there is no squad leader, no squad way points, no intrasquad commands
There is a squad leader it has a star next to their name. They can order what to defend and or what to attack, so yes there are intrasquad commands. way points are gone unfortunately, but I don't think anyone was using them.

no squad based VOIP
There is squad based VOIP.

and no commander
The commander abilities are now spread over the several classes. This is better as sometimes the commander wouldn't do anything.

I played on teamplay BF3 servers, made no difference.
I'm not entirely sure what you mean with teamplay servers.. if you are talking about "team deadmatch" then you probably want to stay away from it. Team deadmatch has only one objective, kill the other team. This is usually easier accomplished by doing the run and gun type of play.

Sure BF2 wasn't always a team play game, but it happened if you fell into the right group of folks.
Same with BF3, if you want team play you need the right group of players. This has been a problem with the BF franchise since the BF1942 days and I doubt it's going away ever...

more than 3 years ago

Battlefield 3 Performance: 30+ Graphics Cards Tested

AresTheImpaler Re:Not sure I like this game much (171 comments)

For reference, I really liked Battlefield 2: Bad Company, and even Battlefield 1942 (playing both on a PS3).

The one on PS3 was BF1943 not 1942. I've played all of them. I had bf 1942, bf2, and bf 2142 on the pc. Then I stopped caring about PC games much and played mostly on consoles. Dying at the drop of a hat even when you are in a squad is a symptom of a crappy squad and some bad luck. There are a few things that could help:
1. Learn where the sniper nests are. There are usually a few places that the snipers will usually look for, once you find them stay away from their line of sight. It's not that hard once you know where the bullets are coming from and where to take cover from them.
2. Being in a squad doesn't mean anything unless the rest of the players are also playing with a team mentality. If they are just playing Rambo style, then even if you help them you are going to get killed too. Also, before respawning one of your teammates make sure they are not being attacked and that they are behind cover else you could spawn and die.
3. If you are playing assault with a medic role, then stay behind your squad. that way if htey die, you probably wont. IF they die, check if hte killer(s) is near their bodies. If he is then either surprise attack him and then revive your squadmates or stay behind and not get killed so that your teammates can respawn on you. 4. Try to attack from the sides (unless you are defending). And if you are playing support behind friendly lines, then check to the sides and back regularly or you are going to get killed from behind.

All in all, I do agree with you in that it can be too much happening. It can be overwhelming for those that don't understand what is happening. But once you understand what is going on, it's actually a lot of fun.

more than 3 years ago

US Army Spent $2.7 Billion On Crashing Computer

AresTheImpaler Obligatory MS post (196 comments)

Woah! I knew MS was expensive, but didn't know it was THAT expensive... /should have used "M$" // wait.. this is not fark /// slahies!

more than 3 years ago

Apple Ships OS X 10.7 Lion 'Gold Master' For July Push

AresTheImpaler Re:Is XCode included in the download? (370 comments)

hat all said â" I'm pretty surprised that no one has bundled up clang/gcc for free yet.

Apple does :). You can use llvm/gcc (backend/frontend) if you want. The newer Xcode versions default to LLVM but you can choose llvm/gcc and even gcc..

more than 3 years ago

One Week: No Mouse, Just Keyboard

AresTheImpaler Re:iOS (364 comments)

On the other hand, OSX is atrociously tied to the mouse.
No it's not.. In fact, I'll say that it's quite the opposite. It helps to know the shortcuts, but I get to do lots without touching the mouse.. some of hte most important shortcuts are:
- cmd-space (opens spotlight) Spotlight can be used as an application luncher and/or find specific files
- cmd-q (quit current program)
- cmd-w (close current window)
- while typing, pretty much if not almost all the applications allow for a few of the emacs shortcuts. For example, ctr-a to move to the front of the line, ctr-e to move to the back...

more than 3 years ago

The Most Common iPhone Passcodes

AresTheImpaler Re:Interesting trend. (192 comments)

2580 is a straight line down.
0852 is a straight line up
I dunno about 5683, I find that one little bit weird

more than 3 years ago

ECS Shows Universal PadFone-Like Tablet

AresTheImpaler Weird video (44 comments)

I don't get it, "pad" sounds horrible. Hell, it was mocked to death when the original iPad was released. Why is everyone using it now?
The Asus unveiling video is so hillarious: Link

more than 3 years ago

The Hobbit Filming at 48fps

AresTheImpaler Re:Wrong problem anyone? (423 comments)

I like the green carpet and blue ceiling. It's the crazy big light bulb that I dislike.

more than 3 years ago

Reminiscing Old School Linux

AresTheImpaler Re:I see Linux, I think Linus. Must be the names. (539 comments)

Pot, meet kettle....

Aw, does belittling others help you feel better about your choice of OS? You must be a Mac user

I still remember the nightmares I had after trying to get the stupid winmodem to work.. FFFFUUU!!

more than 3 years ago


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