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Google To Stop Describing Games With In-App Purchases As 'Free'

Tukz Re:Worse yet.. (139 comments)

Or the "apps" (any piece of software really) you paid for, still contains adds (here's looking at you Xbox Live)!
Sometimes really obstrusive ones.

about two weeks ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Tukz Re:Bad Ports (210 comments)

The correct buzz term is "Early Access" and people pay lots of money for it...

about three weeks ago
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I Want a Kindle Killer

Tukz Re:What I would like in a Kindle (321 comments)

I don't recognize your problem with the microUSB kabel falling out.
Occasionally I hang mine (Kindle Paperwhite 2) in the charging cable at work, and it haven't fallen out yet.

And doesn't most tablets support "holding down the power button" for hard reset, much like a power button on PC does?
Both my iPad and Nexus does.

about 2 months ago
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I Want a Kindle Killer

Tukz Re:Missing the point (321 comments)

Have you tried a Kindle Paperwhite?
Works great in both low and high light.

about 2 months ago
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Oklahoma Botched an Execution With Untested Lethal Injection Drugs

Tukz Re:so? (1198 comments)

You just went full retard.
Never go full retard.

about 3 months ago
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AMD Unveils the Liquid-Cooled, Dual-GPU Radeon R9 295X2 At $1,500

Tukz Re:here's how stupid this is (146 comments)

Most closed loop cooling systems (at least for PC) use deionized water, with added fluorescents for colour in case of transparent tubing.
AFAIK, it's also common in custom builds.

about 4 months ago
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Jack A. Kinzler, Savior of the Skylab Mission, Dies At 94

Tukz Re:Jack, a Kinzler? (34 comments)

Aaaaand someone just did.

about 4 months ago
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Ouya CEO Talks Console's Tough First Year, and Ambitious "Ouya Everywhere" Plan

Tukz Re:Product / Brand Names? (134 comments)

If you're swedish, where they are from, it's perfectly normal names.

about 5 months ago
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Ouya CEO Talks Console's Tough First Year, and Ambitious "Ouya Everywhere" Plan

Tukz Re:Product / Brand Names? (134 comments)

What's so hard to pronounce with "Ikea"?
Seems pretty straight forward.

"I-Ke-A". More or less.

about 5 months ago
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Bitcoin Exchange Flexcoin Wiped Out By Theft

Tukz Queen (704 comments)

Am I the only one that got "Queen - Another one bites the dust" playing in their head right now?

about 5 months ago
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Child Porn Arrest For Cameron Aide Who Helped Plan UK Net Filters

Tukz "Lead by example" (205 comments)

Yeah, right...

about 5 months ago
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Sony's Favorite Gadget Is Kinect

Tukz Re:It's the ads (222 comments)

Where?

Please show me, I'm serious.
I have both a PS3 and a PS4, never seen an add on the "Springboard" or whatever the hell it's called.

about 5 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Games Are You Playing?

Tukz Re:Old N new. (669 comments)

I've spend a lot of time with Evil Genius, usually fuelled by Whisky (Scotch master race).

about 5 months ago
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Chinese Firm Can Now Produce 500 Cloned Pigs Per Year

Tukz Re:Finally! (156 comments)

Don't buy the salted bacon at the local supermarket, go to the butchers.

about 7 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: MMORPG Recommendations?

Tukz Re:World of Tanks/Warplanes (555 comments)

Well, apparently any game with a "persistent" level system is a MMO these days.

about 8 months ago
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Protect Your Android Phone By Killing All Its Crapware

Tukz Re:Or buy an iPhone (201 comments)

If I remove the crapware on an Apple iPhone (iOS), it won't work at all.

Let's see how many Apple fans got a sense of humour.

about 9 months ago
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Nuclear Officers Napped With Blast Door Left Open

Tukz Re:Why hold them to higher standard? (238 comments)

"Why hold them to a higher standard".
Oh, I don't know, maybe because they are guarding "Weapons of Mass Destruction".

At least close and lock the damn door if you are going to nap.

I highly doubt someone could get that far without someone tripping an alarm and the guard(s) waking up, but still...

about 9 months ago
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Under the Hood With Battlefield 4

Tukz Re:Battlefield 3.5 (77 comments)

So it's BF:BC 2.2?
BF3 was already BF:BC 2.1

about 9 months ago
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Arduino Gaming: Not So Retro Any More

Tukz Re:no (53 comments)

Do you low UID folks have some sort of scanner that detects these UID e-peen contests?

about 10 months ago

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The fanbois of Slashdot

Tukz Tukz writes  |  more than 4 years ago

I've been on Slashdot for quite some time. I got a mid end 6 digit uid, but I didn't register for a long time. So I'm not exactly new around here.

But I've noticed something increasingly disturbing. The Slashdot crowd has always been somewhat elitist and a lot of zealots. However, it's getting way out of hand.
The so called "fanbois" are not only fanbois, they are delusional fanbois now.
They absolutely refuse to see the facts and smell the reality. They only advocate there own agenda, regardless of how obscure it may sound.

I'm afraid to give examples, for exactly same reason. Someone is bound to disagree on my analogy, and gonna get all bitchy about it.

But it's not the zealots, or the fanbois. It's the new generation of Slashdotters, being tards because they freaking can.

Look at 4chan. What the hell happened? Wide common access to unlimited broadband happened.
The people on community sites aren't the basement dwellers anymore. It's average Joe and his friends.

I am myself not a intentional fanboi. I use Linux for all my server needs, and Windows for my day to day tasks (gaming and entertainment mostly).
Use the right tool for the job, and don't use a specific tool just for the sake of it.

Stop being delusional and listen to the facts of reality. YOUR choice isn't necessarily THE choice for everyone, and it may even not be the best choice for the task.

One thing is trying to be funny when acting like a fanboi/zealot, another thing is just trying to hard.

Carry on.

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