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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 two weeks 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 1 month 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 a month and a half 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 a month and a half 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 a month and a half 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 a month and a half 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 months ago
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AMD Intentionally Added Artificial Limitations To Their HDMI Adapters

Tukz Re:I'm glad we got competition! (256 comments)

But that wouldn't be cost-effective.
By spending resources on fucking over the customers, they earn more money for the shareholders, who are the people they really care about.

about 6 months ago
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GTA V Makes $800 Million In 24 Hours

Tukz Re:Sure (396 comments)

Holy Thor, Interstate '76... I completely forgot about that.

Remake. Now.

"Shut up and take my money"

about 7 months ago
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GTA V Makes $800 Million In 24 Hours

Tukz Re:No PC yet (396 comments)

It did NOT perform "fine" if you had a quad-core.
It performed extremely bad on my i7, until the patch.

about 7 months ago
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Auction Houses To Be Removed From Diablo III

Tukz Re:I always thought Auction house is what make Dia (219 comments)

The problem is, with Auction House loot didn't matter much.
You could always exchange it on AH immediately.

Completely ruined the sensation of actually see something nice drop.

There was a long long article explaining this phenomenon, done by some psychiatric I believe.
Unfortunately I cannot remember where it is.

about 6 months ago
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Valve Announces Family Sharing On Steam, Can Include Friends

Tukz Re:No co-op (263 comments)

So you play 2 games at once on 2 different computers?
Why would you do that?

about 7 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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