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Getting Misogyny, Racism and Homophobia Out of Gaming

Xaduurv Re:where's the fun in that? (704 comments)

I hope it will stay that way

Yes, because having some 13 year old yelling "YOUR TEH GHEY FAGOT LOL" is so much fun.

I also think we should get rid of the bad spelling and grammar too.

My kingdom for mod points.

about 5 months ago
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Getting Misogyny, Racism and Homophobia Out of Gaming

Xaduurv Re:Wrong Subsection (704 comments)

The small sub-section of intolerant gamers doesn't need to go.

The small sub-section of Professional Victims who love to always complain should take a hike for once.

...said the straight white male, I presume.

about 5 months ago
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UK To Create Alan Turing Institute

Xaduurv Re:Alan Turing was all kinds of awesome! (62 comments)

Being homosexual is not a life choice any more than skin colour is.

HOWEVER, being an ignorant wanker is a choice..... why did you make it when better choices were available ?

My kingdom for mod points!

about 5 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Do You To Tell Your Client That His "Expert" Is an Idiot?

Xaduurv What units? (384 comments)

"The truth is, you can learn something from everyone, and an expert in a specific field with an IQ approaching his body temperature knows some stuff that you do not." Is that Celsius or Fahrenheit? I just want to know what level of stupid we're dealing with here.

about 7 months ago
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Gabe Newell Reveals More About Steam Boxes, New Input Devices

Xaduurv Land before time (218 comments)

You win the Internet if you got the land before time reference.

about a year and a half ago
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Beware the Nocebo Effect

Xaduurv Re:last example is very interesting (239 comments)

I wonder if it's actually possible to commit suicide by swallowing placebos? Or is there some limit to the nocebo effect's severity that'd prevent that?

It's certainly interesting to think about. Unfortunately I'd assume the answer is no. Like a previous commenter said, the mind controls the body. I'm reminded of cases where one person passes away in an elderly couple and the other then passes a few short years/months after. My grandmother was never the same after my grandfather died. She seemed relatively youthful before he died, but afterward she aged rapidly, and died 2 years later.

Sorry, meant to say "Unfortunately I'd assume the answer is no", as in I doubt there would be a limit to the nocebo effect.

about 2 years ago
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Beware the Nocebo Effect

Xaduurv Re:last example is very interesting (239 comments)

I wonder if it's actually possible to commit suicide by swallowing placebos? Or is there some limit to the nocebo effect's severity that'd prevent that?

It's certainly interesting to think about. Unfortunately I'd assume the answer is yes. Like a previous commenter said, the mind controls the body. I'm reminded of cases where one person passes away in an elderly couple and the other then passes a few short years/months after. My grandmother was never the same after my grandfather died. She seemed relatively youthful before he died, but afterward she aged rapidly, and died 2 years later.

about 2 years ago
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Beware the Nocebo Effect

Xaduurv Wow (239 comments)

Gosh we're strange/silly creatures!

about 2 years ago
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Why Smart People Are Stupid

Xaduurv Re:oh the irony (337 comments)

yo dawg i heard you like to overthink shit so i overthought the shit you're overthinking so you can overthink shit while i overthink you overthinking the shit you're overthinking i must be stupid (as in smart, not smart as in stupid) because i got those little word problems correct. the lily pad example was really easy.

You can't be that smart, because you just made that meme wrong

more than 2 years ago
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Where Are All the High-Resolution Desktop Displays?

Xaduurv A tad longer than that (565 comments)

"Ever since the release of the iPhone 4 with its 326 pixels-per-inch (PPI) Retina display, people have wondered about the lack of high-PPI desktop displays" I'm pretty sure gamers have been wondering about this a heck of a lot longer than that!

more than 2 years ago
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Hotmail's Spam Filter: The Best In the Business?

Xaduurv Re:Are you kidding me???? (182 comments)

Hotmail's spam filter the best in the business? AAAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Well, now that I've gotten that out of my system, no, I don't agree with that at all. I get 4 spam emails per day on that, and I don't exactly give it out willy nilly. My gmail account so far is perfect.

more than 2 years ago
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How Tiny Worms Could Help Humans Colonize Mars

Xaduurv Mutant Marsworms (101 comments)

use of worms allows us to safely and relatively cheaply test spacecraft systems prior to manned missions

That is until the worms get to Mars, mutate, form an advanced society, build spacecraft and colonise Earth.

more than 2 years ago
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Human "Cloning" Makes Embryonic Stem Cells

Xaduurv Re:Holy Fucking Gravy Christ! (111 comments)

That's like turning Linux into Windows 7 using only BASIC. Or something. I just thought I'd toss out an analogy for those of you who understand computers but not biology to point out how fricking insane that is.

No I'm afraid I didn't get it. Could you perhaps provide a car analogy? In all seriousness, this could be huge

more than 2 years ago
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House Websites Jammed After Obama Debt Speech

Xaduurv Yes My Lord (1042 comments)

Btw: captcha: "defraud"

Yes, Lord Inglip.

more than 3 years ago
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Firefox 4 Will Be One Generation Ahead

Xaduurv Re:...And one generation behind on HTML5 (341 comments)

Also, the developers are not beaten with enough frequency or severity.

+1 Cigar.

LOL! Chrome and Opera devs must be black and blue by now.

about 4 years ago
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Mobile Game Trojan Calls the South Pole

Xaduurv Re:Did penguins answer ? (195 comments)

Seriously Linus, don't you think you're taking the whole penguin thing a bit too far? Your OS is better already! You don't need to get all supervillain on us...

more than 4 years ago
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Dell To Leave China For India

Xaduurv Yo Dawg... (352 comments)

No, the mainland is an autonomous, rebel area controlled by Communist bandits. Taiwan is the seat of the Chinese government.

Yo Dawg, I heard you like China, so I put a China in yo China so you can rebel while you rebel!

more than 4 years ago

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