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Stranger commented on
1 Month ago
Here’s why Ninja didn’t get suspended for using the n-wordHere’s why Ninja didn’t get suspended for using the n-word
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Twitch are just hypocrites, I have seen a stream get banned for saying the "n" word just by quoting a written publication.
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Stranger commented on
4 Months ago
"G2A is not evil," it's a symptom of indie devs mismanaging their keys"G2A is not evil," it's a symptom of indie devs mismanaging their keys
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Looks like a strawman to me. Pegging on all these easy to solve issues on G2A and then solving them one by one then proclaiming that G2A is fine.
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5 Months ago
Overwatch player gets access to a minor’s account, reads sexts on YouTubeOverwatch player gets access to a minor’s account, reads sexts on YouTube
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I absolutely agree with the difference in scale. And that the scale makes it worse. Though that is the only difference I see. I could be very biased since I really love the internet and what it is. I just don't see how you can say the "the internet" is a problem.


People die to automobiles, are they the problem? People die from heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Is food the problem?

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I see your point and I agree, the internet is great.


I think there's a more direct correlation here than the examples (or any number of others), where the internet is so closely tied to people being dicks, and how easy it is to hunt people down using it.


I also think "well that's just how people are whatchagonnado" is too often used as an excuse to not try to fix problems. That's a whole separate issue though, and not necessarily connected to Dustin's somewhat throw-away line.

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6 Months ago
Overwatch player gets access to a minor’s account, reads sexts on YouTubeOverwatch player gets access to a minor’s account, reads sexts on YouTube
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I am always turned off when people say "The internet is a problem.". People existed before the internet and most wars happened before the internet. Why polarize an issue in the first 4 words? They are meaningless.

The whole story sounds like something I would hear about in highschool. A girl lets her "friend" read her diary then the "friend" comes to school and reads the diary outloud and embarrasses her.Reply
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Agreed. People haven't changed, just the medium.

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8 Months ago
You can play Skyrim's official survival mode now, adding cold, hunger, and fatigueYou can play Skyrim's official survival mode now, adding cold, hunger, and fatigue
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I thought there already was a mod just like this for years and years? Are they just re releasing already available mods but charging for them?Reply
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Pretty much.

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Stranger commented on
8 Months ago
Hob, the gorgeous Zelda-like from the makers of Torchlight, is out todayHob, the gorgeous Zelda-like from the makers of Torchlight, is out today
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I thought Zelda games were just action adventure games, why is everything othergame-like now?
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Stranger commented on
8 Months ago
Deadmau5 tried to stream PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, got stream sniped, and quitDeadmau5 tried to stream PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, got stream sniped, and quit
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Stream sniping is dumb and wrong and streamers have recourse by putting a delay or hiding their game until they are dropped in.
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YesIAmTheSpaceman responded to Stranger's comment in
10 Months ago
Bluehole say PUBG player banned for stream sniping was lobby hopping to try to secure killsBluehole say PUBG player banned for stream sniping was lobby hopping to try to secure kills
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You say that but they banned DrDisrepect for teamkilling.

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Different situation entirely - DrDisrespect personally offended thd game's creator. Much as I empathize when PU, the way he banned DrDisrespect was fair. The way he reacted afterwards is more a symbol of PUBG's internal corruption than anything else.

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2 Years ago
Cancelling G2A Shield took 16 clicks across 10 screens for one gamerCancelling G2A Shield took 16 clicks across 10 screens for one gamer
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I thought the G2A shield was a one time 1 dollar purchase on top of each key.Reply
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Yes, it is (was?).

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