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Discussion in 'General Off-Topic' started by Car crusher, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. Funky7Monkey

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    On Take-Two's C&D against OpenIV. I don't mod, at least, not right now. I have in the past, and might again in the future. I don't have a problem with OpenIV shutting down, I have a problem with Take-Two throwing their weight around, getting what they want because they have expensive lawyers and plenty of time. The business decisions Take-Two is making are completely insane, and outright wrong. Their reason for the C&D is complete bullshit. OpenIV blocks GTA:O, preventing people from getting online with it installed. If OpenIV was somehow being used to enable online cheating and hacking (unlikely in the first place, that's not how those hacks work), then Take-Two or Rockstar should've contacted the OpenIV developers to work out a solution with them.
     
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  2. Potato

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  3. Godzilla!

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    I went and got Forza Horizon 3 for PC because of the sale, played it for an hour and a half for the Forzathon rewards. Save works, all of my DLC works and the game actually runs pretty smooth on Ultra graphics (50-60 FPS average, 60 FPS lock).



    Having to spend extra just to play on PC due to a physical copy is just time wasting and money wasting. Will never get a physical copy of an XPA game again...
     
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  4. Eastham

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    Bought a cheap lil DAC and boy is it good. With some higher quality low ESR caps it'll probably sound even better. All metal case is nice too, a refreshing change to the normal chinsy plastic cases everything seems to come in.

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  5. Brown_Diplomat

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    Shitposting at my class' group.
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  6. Yottabyte1024

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    My group-chat in a nutshell...
     
  7. Yama

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    Mine class group shitpost even more
     
  8. Yottabyte1024

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    I want to see this movie for one reason, and one reason only. The WRX. :D
     
  9. aljowen

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    31c (88f) is too hot for indoors temperature. 27c (81f) inside at night makes it difficult to sleep too.

    I want to pull all the shelves out of the fridge and make it my new home.
     
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  10. Ulrichou86

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    My Grand-Father passed away a few days ago.
    This is really hard. My Grand-Mother died 5 years ago after a long and pain-full cancer, since this date my Grand-Father mental state was getting worse every days.
    I really regret to haven't spend more time when with him but it's too late now. I still don't get the fact he is dead in my head. The Funerals will probably be the harder for me.

    Rest in peace Grandpa.
     
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  11. Captain. Adam

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    May your Grandpa rest in peace. Just remember, he is in a better place now ! You should be happy for that.
     
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  12. Googlefluff

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    I was just recently made aware of there being some pushback (mainly from Canadians, interestingly) in regards to the practise of putting a Canadian flag on your backpack when travelling abroad. I have always seen it simply as a tradition; I wear it not to show off to others, but more as a badge of honour that shows I've been abroad (basically the equivalent of having a tan in January). While the practise seems to be more divisive among Canadians than I thought, I didn't see much of a response from other nationalities (which are what matter, who cares if other Canadians don't like it), which is why I thought I'd bring it up here given how diverse this forum is. Here's my bag:



    To both Canadians and non-Canadians, do you find this offensive, not offensive, cute, etc.? If you were to see me wearing this where you live, would you think I was bragging or had some sort of superiority complex over where I was? I'd also like to point out that the thought that most of the people who put flags on their bags are Americans pretending to be Canadian is a complete myth. If you see a flag on a bag, it's going to be an actual Canadian 99% of the time.

    Ugh, this was supposed to be, like, two sentences, but I basically rambled it into an article like I usually do. I can't stop myself.
     
  13. VeyronEB

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    The day having a normal country flag on your backpack is considered "offensive" is the day i jump of the nearest cliff...
     
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  14. Googlefluff

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    Yeah, I should say that I have no intention of removing it, regardless of what people think. I think it's a neat tradition that I'm more than happy to be a part of.
     
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  15. aljowen

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    I don't really care for it, but then British people don't tend to be patriotic in the same way that some countries are like the US. So I guess I would put it down to that, certainly doesn't offend me though, do whatever you wanna do. Wear a Canadian flag Morphsuit for all I care :p

    I'm certainly not going to do it any time soon cause it likely increases your chances of getting mugged by 5 billion percent cause it tells everyone that you're a tourist.
     
  16. Googlefluff

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    Yeah, we aren't really patriotic like that either (except on July 1st and at hockey games), and actually don't like overt displays of it usually, which is probably where the dislike comes from from other Canadians. You'll rarely see a flag anywhere other than on public buildings, and never in front of a private residence like you'll see in the States. As for muggings, I've never really seen it as a problem. If you do get mugged, you probably weren't taking proper safety measures to begin with, plus you'll probably look like a tourist anyway with your huge backpack, camera, and hiking boots :p
     
  17. aljowen

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    Do want:

    Sadly however I would not be able to fit it in front of my computer screens since my desk is only 56cm away from my bed. I guess If I were to figure out a way to get my wiring set up so I can pick up a monitor and move it to the bedside table that might work? Or a VR headset, that would also work, but at a cost that I can't justify. I could use my desk vice and get a Vesa mount to clamp the monitor to the edge of the desk xD

    Can also be used as a deckchair with laptop stand if required :p

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    Ok, turns out you can get monitor arms for £20 off ebay, so that could work...
     
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  18. Dealercrash

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    I just have a double moniter set up and a racing seat and a CSL elite, kinda like this (not mine)

    I do hope to get a full out set up with the button box, but I have already spent a lot on my wheel..
     
  19. aljowen

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    My setup is not *that* bad (not great either), mostly on account of the wheel and pedals, the chair is trash for racing, however doesn't move and doesn't give me back ache like previous office chairs have. The pedals also slide a little which sucks, could probably wedge something behind them though.
    I do like how there is no wobble in the wheel at all cause the desk is rock solid, as in runs the width of the room and is glued to walls on 3 sides with draws and a leg underneath it levels of solid.

    The issue being that the wheel sits too close to me and a little too high up.
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  20. Tesla66

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    Canada!
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    As an American I just learned about this...
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