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2012-04-17 09:16:13 PM
PC GAMING FOREVER!!!!
 
2012-04-17 09:17:11 PM

BrotherGilmore: Bad news for Obama... this makes it the best news I've heard all day!

Why is it that I despise every President we get? Power hungry self-absorbed, self-satisfied, destructive nutjobs, every one of them.


When we vote for the lesser of two evils, we still get... you know... evil.
 
2012-04-17 09:21:35 PM
Carlin's (new window) take on it.
 
2012-04-17 09:24:31 PM
I'm sure Obama will be hampered by the lack of votes from foulmouthed 12 year olds.
 
2012-04-17 09:31:45 PM

saddlesablazin: Never could get into any of the AC games. They're just too repetitive.


The first AC was mind-numbingly repetitive. AC II onwards, it becomes quite varied. You have different missions and scenarios, various ways to kill your targets and an intriguing story, IMO.
 
2012-04-17 09:36:06 PM

PanicMan: exick: Oh my poor wallet.

Sept. 18 - Borderlands 2
Oct. 16 - Bioshock Infinite
Oct. 23 - GTA V (speculation)
Oct. 30 - Assassin's Creed 3
Nov. 6 - Halo 4

I won't be leaving the house the week this comes out.

That and Aliens: Colonial Marines.


You sure we ain't related somehow? That's the next one I'm saving up some pennies for.next. Of course, knowing me, I'll probably wait until Steam has it on sale a few months later. Got lucky with my hunch that Skyrim would have a stupid fly discount on Christmas/New Years (can't remember which.)

/btw: Not registering for the Run For Your Lives now. $77 just to run? Yeesh. :(
 
2012-04-17 09:37:59 PM

Slaves2Darkness: BSABSVR: Klivian: "Woo! Almost done for the October release."
*Phone rings*
"Cousin! Let's go bowling!"
"Goddammitsomuch"

I'm guessing that in order to continue replacing "mayhem" with "cinematic realism", GTAV is going to have laundry and pooping mini games

You know a pooping rampage would be funny. First you must eat a bunch of Rusty Browns donuts and then poop on 10 people in 1:00 minute.


One of the best missions in Saint's Row 2 involved stealing a septic waste truck and spraying as many people and buildings with poop in a limited time. Having an angry, foul mouthed Asian woman providing commentary added to the LULZ.

"Skeet-skeet, muthaf*ckas!"
 
2012-04-17 09:56:49 PM
No love for Dishonored?
 
2012-04-17 10:04:22 PM

FuryOfFirestorm: I'm sure Obama will be hampered by the lack of votes from foulmouthed 12 year olds.


Funny thing is many of those twelve year olds grew up to become adults. So the annoying kid that teabagged you back in 2000 is now in his twenties (and your average gamer is a 37 year old manchild).

Obama, like Clinton before him, depended more than a little on the young adult vote.
If it was going to be a tight election, I'd certainly be on the phone with Microsoft and asking them to delay the thing for a day.

/Or asking stores to demand proof that their customers voted before selling them any games.
/Free masterchief merch for every purple finger!
/That's like ten items, if your from Illinois.
 
2012-04-17 10:13:07 PM

Lumpmoose: http://www.theesa.com/facts/index.asp

4. The average game player is 37 years old and has been playing games for 12 years.
5. The average age of the most frequent game purchaser is 41 years old.

Once you start getting into the upper-30s, I'm not sure the 'Obama youth vote' moniker applies anymore.


You dont see many 30 something's In line on launch day though.
 
2012-04-17 10:18:13 PM

jeanwearinfool: James!: exick: Oh my poor wallet.

Sept. 18 - Borderlands 2
Oct. 16 - Bioshock Infinite
Oct. 23 - GTA V (speculation)
Oct. 30 - Assassin's Creed 3
Nov. 6 - Halo 4

I only care about Assassin's Creed 3. Even that though, I'm going to wait a bit cause the last one was dildos.

I wouldn't wait if I were you. If you can find it, read The Game Informer's article (it was in last months issue) on this new one. The setting is amazing, the characters engaging, and they're going to wrap up the story line in time for the 2012 deadline in the game. I really think this one is going to be epic. The frontier map alone is 1.5 times larger than the entirety of Rome in Brotherhood and that doesn't even include the maps for New York and Boston. Revelations wasn't bad, per-se, but it just didn't need to be done. The tower defense elements were a bad idea (which they admit to in the article) and the extra content of Desmond in the animus was so bland I never even bothered finishing it (and I completed 100% of Brotherhood). They actually started developing this game after 2.1 and worked parallel to the teams that developed Brotherhood and Revelations. In the GI podcast, when they had the creative director on to interview, he talked about how they did borrow some good ideas from B and R but felt it was important to view those games as stand alone and let them make their own creative successes/mistakes. One of the other interesting things I took from the article/podcast is that the combat in the third is going to be more offensively based as opposed to the normal defensive posture you assume in its predecessors. My DVD drive on my XBox went up a month ago and I've been scratching my head as to how I'm going to squeeze money out of my budget to get a new one in time for it's November release. If I wasn't so old I'd pretend to have cancer and defraud the Make-A-Wish people.


Personally, I'd rather wait than trust Game Informer.

Why?
1. Magazines about video games tend to be paid for advertisements if not neutral hype machines.

2. If you do wait, even if only a couple weeks, you'll get actual reviews, not just speculation about what is actually in the new game, and often more importantly, what isn't in the new game.

Maybe a friend will get it, or you'll rent it for the first weekend.

Seriously, I don't care how much money you have, vote with your wallet.

That way, we can really emulate the government.

/funny, that
//brought the topic full circle to the threadshiatting poli-tards
 
2012-04-17 10:19:31 PM

ensign_noname: You dont see many 30 something's In line on launch day though.


Have credit card, will pre-order.
 
2012-04-17 10:19:38 PM

meyerkev: phatboy249: OBBN: I don't think we will see a massive turnout of young people this election no matter what. Most don't give a flip about elections and the coolness factor of voting for our first black President has faded. The attention span of the youth is measured in seconds, so don't expect the same support for Obama as last election.

But this (new window) sure doesn't help.

Gotta ask. How does everywhere else do it? You walk in, show your photo id (usually a driver's liscence), vote and walk out.

How does everywhere else prove that I am who I say I am?


It has never been a problem. The spectre of "widespread voter fraud" is a ginned up controversy that has no basis in reality. The real purpose is to discourage voting by minorities, working & poor classes and other "undesirables" such as college students.
 
2012-04-17 10:35:00 PM

OBBN: The attention span of the youth is measured in seconds, so don't expect the same support for Obama as last election.


So is that why the news networks who build their programming around old people and soccer moms always jump from story to story leaving the last one in the dust and try to cover the latest trending outrage of the day?
 
2012-04-17 10:35:33 PM

Lumpmoose: http://www.theesa.com/facts/index.asp

4. The average game player is 37 years old and has been playing games for 12 years.
5. The average age of the most frequent game purchaser is 41 years old.

Once you start getting into the upper-30s, I'm not sure the 'Obama youth vote' moniker applies anymore.


I missed that little blip.

It's misleading. Average age will rise because gamers 15 years ago are still gamers today, by and large. Remember that does not mean that new people aren't signing up in the process.

The stat is bordering on meaningless, because it will even out at middle age. 18 all the way to retired old folks. Not to mention the fact that gramps isn't exactly playing MW3 and similarly frenetic games, either he can't keep up with the action mentally, or his hands won't do what he tells them.

My dad's 74, he plays "video games" but in no way shape or form is he a target audience for anything.
A massive amount of the population today plays "video games" but have a similar relevance to the analytics of the situation. Because they don't play but one or two games, ever.

WoW addicts, for one. MMO's are huge, but once a dedicated player finds one they like, they stick with it for months or years. Be they geek chic types that only get into it because they want geek street cred, or old/unemployed folks with the time to burn, will not get immersed in the whole scene the way younger people tend to that buy, or atleast try, every other title that comes out.
 
2012-04-17 11:21:58 PM

omeganuepsilon: jeanwearinfool: James!: exick: Oh my poor wallet.

Sept. 18 - Borderlands 2
Oct. 16 - Bioshock Infinite
Oct. 23 - GTA V (speculation)
Oct. 30 - Assassin's Creed 3
Nov. 6 - Halo 4

I only care about Assassin's Creed 3. Even that though, I'm going to wait a bit cause the last one was dildos.

I wouldn't wait if I were you. If you can find it, read The Game Informer's article (it was in last months issue) on this new one. The setting is amazing, the characters engaging, and they're going to wrap up the story line in time for the 2012 deadline in the game. I really think this one is going to be epic. The frontier map alone is 1.5 times larger than the entirety of Rome in Brotherhood and that doesn't even include the maps for New York and Boston. Revelations wasn't bad, per-se, but it just didn't need to be done. The tower defense elements were a bad idea (which they admit to in the article) and the extra content of Desmond in the animus was so bland I never even bothered finishing it (and I completed 100% of Brotherhood). They actually started developing this game after 2.1 and worked parallel to the teams that developed Brotherhood and Revelations. In the GI podcast, when they had the creative director on to interview, he talked about how they did borrow some good ideas from B and R but felt it was important to view those games as stand alone and let them make their own creative successes/mistakes. One of the other interesting things I took from the article/podcast is that the combat in the third is going to be more offensively based as opposed to the normal defensive posture you assume in its predecessors. My DVD drive on my XBox went up a month ago and I've been scratching my head as to how I'm going to squeeze money out of my budget to get a new one in time for it's November release. If I wasn't so old I'd pretend to have cancer and defraud the Make-A-Wish people.

Personally, I'd rather wait than trust Game Informer.

Why?
1. Magazines about video games ...


It's not just a review from a beta play-through, they actually interview the creative team behind the game and the subject matter is about the mechanics and plot-lines of the game, not their personal opinion on the game itself.
 
2012-04-17 11:36:41 PM

omeganuepsilon: Not to mention the fact that gramps isn't exactly playing MW3 and similarly frenetic games, either he can't keep up with the action mentally, or his hands won't do what he tells them.


Or because he's just not interested in that type of game.

My belief is that once they reach a certain age, a lot of people lose interest in the gory adolescent war fantasies that make up the bulk of video game blockbusters. For some people, that may be their mid-20s. For others, their 40s. But at some point, Medal of Duty: Modern Battlefield 3 no longer seems appealing.

Maybe older people play Professor Layton and Wii Bowling and Brain Age because those are the kinds of games they want to play.
 
2012-04-17 11:48:35 PM
Gdalescrboz: I can't beleive how many people think who wins the presidency matters.

Nem Wan: You really think Al Gore would have invaded Iraq and/or occupied it as badly?

Gdalescrboz:: Dude i have no idea. I dont think the president really makes any decisions, he simply puts those decisions into motion. The president is the figurehead of a group of special interests who paid to put him in office in exchange for pulling the strings for those special interests. Clinton/Gore did crap like NAFTA and signing off on the Glass-Steagall Act. My point being, Rep or Dem, it doesnt matter, what matters is who puts them in office, and we will never know who those people are because they can hide.


Five banks -- JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bank of America Corp. (BAC), Citigroup Inc., Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC), and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. -- held $8.5 trillion in assets at the end of 2011, equal to 56 percent of the U.S. economy, according to central bankers at the Federal Reserve.

Regarding who controls what.

Incredibly enough, shareholders actually rejected a pay package for the CEO of Citigroup. So they've got that going for them.
 
2012-04-17 11:55:21 PM

Rev.K: Doc Daneeka: Angry Birds

I don't think Angry Birds makes itself out to be anything more than what it is.

Halo, on the other hand, is constantly having its knob slobbed when it is a pretty mediocre FPS.

/but that's just my very unpopular opinion


You can tell how overrated something is by how much random licensed (or unlicensed) crap is everywhere. Halo is a big-budget game. Close to when it comes out, I will expect to see advertising deals with major food companies and stores, maybe some T-shirts and a few toys. Angry Birds is a $0.99 iPhone game (yeah, yeah, other platforms too); So why is it when I walk into Target there is a bunch of Angry Birds crap. Same with Best Buy, clothing chains, hell even the local Amish farmer's market is now nothing but produce and Angry Birds crap. I went down there today for the first time this year, everything is Angry Birds; shirts, hats, stuffed animals, bumper stickers, license plates, clocks, flashing electronic toys, keychains, jewelry, cell phone covers; you name it. To add to the fun, the background noise (other than the sound of the crowd) is the agitated sounds caged birds and pigs (this is a real farmers market, not those "weekly yard sale in an open parking lot"-type "markets").


Salmon: Wish they'd update and re-release Leisure Suit Larry


Then donate and spread the word! $369,221 / $500,000 as of posting.
 
2012-04-18 12:22:26 AM

jeanwearinfool: It's not just a review from a beta play-through, they actually interview the creative team behind the game and the subject matter is about the mechanics and plot-lines of the game, not their personal opinion on the game itself.


Because everything a dev hopes for is in the final edition. Nothing ever ends up on the cutting room floor.[/sarcasm] And it's the Dev, you really expect their commentary to be non-biased? Wanting sales, they're the most biased of all.
Is any Dev going to say honestly "we wanted x, but just aren't talented enough"? No, they'll lie through their teeth if they must, but they'll never admit that much. So many games carry out flaws that have been seen in games, just because they cannot fix the glitch, cannot think of a better way to set-up that control, or cannot see that plothole. ETC ETC.

Now, maybe you prefer faith over experience as does the guy below, but in general, that only leads to frustration. Wait two weeks is my reasonable advice. What exactly does one miss out on? What makes that advice unreasonable? My bad for knowing the frustration of a botched release and/or being burned on a sequel, and not wanting someone to go through that. I do want to know your reasoning here, really, what's wrong with me trying to help when my advice has zero impact on some sort of time sensitive game play.

Even pre-order editions(extra content / coffe mugs, whatever) tend to be acquirable after release, so you don't even have that argument in your favor.

The ONLY thing one misses out on in that amount of time? Trendy status. I WAS PLAYING THE GAME AT 12:01 ON RELASE DAET AND IT WAZ AWWWWWWWSOM!!! I WINZORS AT LIFE!!!

Get over yourself. It's not your fault you're naive, but it is that you sound more like a shill than a reasonable person, and push that belief on others.

Doc Daneeka: omeganuepsilon: Not to mention the fact that gramps isn't exactly playing MW3 and similarly frenetic games, either he can't keep up with the action mentally, or his hands won't do what he tells them.

Or because he's just not interested in that type of game.

My belief is that once they reach a certain age, a lot of people lose interest in the gory adolescent war fantasies that make up the bulk of video game blockbusters. For some people, that may be their mid-20s. For others, their 40s. But at some point, Medal of Duty: Modern Battlefield 3 no longer seems appealing.

Maybe older people play Professor Layton and Wii Bowling and Brain Age because those are the kinds of games they want to play.


No offense, but I'll take my experience and logic over your belief.

As people age, their bodies become less capable of some things, as does their mind. Your average Gramps simply cannot continue to play frantic games indefinately(and do well enough to not quit in frustration), just as they are forced to give up lots of parts of life, such as sports, mountain climbing, marathons, drag racing, bungee jumping, driving(except into farmers markets).

No matter how cool, smart, and able you are as you when young, that will wane with age. To argue otherwise is naive in an extreme. Sure, you get the one off lucky person, but all in all, growing old just means you're dying really really slowly.
 
2012-04-18 12:26:03 AM

Unoriginal_Username: For those that have both PS3 and the 360, I own the PS3 at the moment, but am tired of dealing with Sony's crap. Is the 360 woth the money? (thinking of getting one with Kinect for the kids)


If you want a console whose interface is a cluttered wall of ads and don't mind paying for the privilege of playing online and having 12y/o farktards shouting obscenities at you.

Elfich:
May - Diablo 3
May - Max Payne 3
June - Civilization V: Gods and Kings
July/August - Orcs Must Die 2
August - XCOM Enemy Unknown

Another

Civ V expansion. Dammit.

orclover:
May - Diablo 3
You might want to skip that one. Been playing the beta for months. Its not diablo.


I would wait for Torchlight 2, myself.

MythDragon:
Though to be fair I have been kicked from a few 360 Left 4 Dead games for 'killing too many zombies and not letting us kill any" WTF? I guess the good thing about PCs is that mics are not as common and I don't have to listen to a 12 year old (who's loving parents bought their little snowflake a copy of Stripper Raper 4) tell me how he's gonna show up at my house and kick my ass and fark my mom.


There is a game called Stripper Raper 4?! How did I miss this series!
 
2012-04-18 12:30:37 AM

omeganuepsilon: No matter how cool, smart, and able you are as you when young, that will wane with age. To argue otherwise is naive in an extreme. Sure, you get the one off lucky person, but all in all, growing old just means you're dying really really slowly.


I'm not saying your abilities don't change with age. I am saying that your interests and tastes do change with age as well, and that is the more important point here.

Many big budget video games (most FPSes, GTA, etc.) are targeted at an adolescent male demographic. That's not to say they aren't played by 20- and 30-something manchildren as well, but they are appealing primarily to immature male fantasies in a way that most people eventually grow out of when they reach adulthood and maturity.

To sum up: whether a senior citizen can or cannot play Call of Duty is irrelevant, because in most cases he likely would have no interest in doing so even if he could.
 
2012-04-18 12:36:45 AM

captjc: So why is it when I walk into Target there is a bunch of Angry Birds crap


Because there is a lot of unlicensed Angry Bird products. Rovio doesn't actively go after a lot of the unlicensed merchandise out there unless they feel it is hurting the product. So people have capitalized on it.

Marketing is not either indicative of or proof against the quality of the product being marketed.

But I hope more people support Leisure Suit Larry.
 
2012-04-18 12:42:09 AM

Klivian: Elfich: exick: Oh my poor wallet.

Sept. 18 - Borderlands 2
Oct. 16 - Bioshock Infinite
Oct. 23 - GTA V (speculation)
Oct. 30 - Assassin's Creed 3
Nov. 6 - Halo 4

You forgot a couple of others:

May - Diablo 3
May - Max Payne 3
June - Civilization V: Gods and Kings
July/August - Orcs Must Die 2
August - XCOM Enemy Unknown

I had a nerdgasm over XCOM: Enemy Unknown at PaxEast. I hope the 2K Marin one dies in development so that it can never stain the franchise.

/went to the dev panel, someone asked if the Guile hair would be back. Art director said he could add it in before release.


I hope the FPS XCOM goes away and we can all quietly forget about it.

I skipped the dev panel but sat in on the demo presentation that was on the floor. In general I was more impressed by the indie games this year rather that the games coming from the big houses.
 
2012-04-18 12:45:12 AM

captjc: Unoriginal_Username:
June - Civilization V: Gods and Kings
Another Civ V expansion. Dammit.


Major rework of the tech tree.
Spies are back in the game.
New resource thingie like culture, called Faith. It can be used to create religions, temples and other goodies for your civ.

And no, there are no Zulu to nuke.
 
2012-04-18 12:48:05 AM
If someone is so obsessed with a new videogame, they have to run out and get it the moment it goes on sale and spend all their time playing it instead of voting, I doubt they're qualified to be voting to start with.
 
2012-04-18 12:50:00 AM

orclover: Elfich: exick: Oh my poor wallet.

May - Diablo 3

You might want to skip that one. Been playing the beta for months. Its not diablo.


I got a beta Key at PAXEAST. So I've been trying it out for a week or two now. It seems to play very smoothly and very linearly. Not a lot of the feeling of exploration the other games seemed to have. It feels like a very smoothed out and cleaned up Diablo 2, but it so far it hasn't brought anything new to the table that I haven't seen in the previous editions.
 
2012-04-18 10:01:21 AM

scottydoesntknow: I wanna know how many write-ins there will be for Master Chief. Every election year there's a couple hundred thousand for Michael Jordan and other celebrities. I think MC might have a chance of beating the usual ones.


Including Ron Paul.
 
2012-04-18 10:49:39 AM

Doc Daneeka: but they are appealing primarily to immature male fantasies in


Doc Daneeka: a lot of people lose interest in the gory adolescent war fantasies


Your grasp of the demographic that plays these games, and indeed the games themselves, is appalling.

What makes these games sell, and do so exceedingly well(to all ages, and indeed, both sexes), is the players propensity for competition. The games are appealing to people that are competitive, from WoW, to Starcraft, to CoD, to Halo, hell, Apples own iStatus sells so well because of the same principle. Sure, the PVP is optional in some games, but it is a necessary staple for any wildly successful multiplayer game. They are not explicitly and only a glorification of "gory war fantasies", that's for movies such as the human centipede. That is gore porn, not CoD. These competitive games are more akin to Chess than any tandem "manchild" trait than you can come up with.

Your posts make you sound a little unhinged, like some religious zealot that's a coonthair from stating that videogames make people kill people, or that if people play the game backwards they send evil messages FROM TEH DEBIL!

Get a grip.

What's humorous, is that you hold this tendency to be competitive as a child-like state in some extreme disdain, yet you argue about it and denigrate it vehemently on the internet like some raging psycho who's overcompensating for his own personal lack of anything even remotely man-like.
Nice try.
Hypocrite.
 
2012-04-18 10:51:39 AM

omeganuepsilon: that's for movies containing such things as as the human centipede

FTFM
/couldn't remember the film name
//never watched
 
2012-04-18 11:07:39 AM

omeganuepsilon: Doc Daneeka: but they are appealing primarily to immature male fantasies in

Doc Daneeka: a lot of people lose interest in the gory adolescent war fantasies

Your grasp of the demographic that plays these games, and indeed the games themselves, is appalling.

What makes these games sell, and do so exceedingly well(to all ages, and indeed, both sexes), is the players propensity for competition. The games are appealing to people that are competitive, from WoW, to Starcraft, to CoD, to Halo, hell, Apples own iStatus sells so well because of the same principle. Sure, the PVP is optional in some games, but it is a necessary staple for any wildly successful multiplayer game. They are not explicitly and only a glorification of "gory war fantasies", that's for movies such as the human centipede. That is gore porn, not CoD. These competitive games are more akin to Chess than any tandem "manchild" trait than you can come up with.

Your posts make you sound a little unhinged, like some religious zealot that's a coonthair from stating that videogames make people kill people, or that if people play the game backwards they send evil messages FROM TEH DEBIL!

Get a grip.

What's humorous, is that you hold this tendency to be competitive as a child-like state in some extreme disdain, yet you argue about it and denigrate it vehemently on the internet like some raging psycho who's overcompensating for his own personal lack of anything even remotely man-like.
Nice try.
Hypocrite.


Seems like I touched a nerve.

I'll ignore all the personal attacks, but I will say that, if you don't recognize that many games are targeted mainly at adolescent males (or older males with similar mindset), you are either very naive or willfully blind. Either way, it's not really my problem.

And nowhere did I say that such things are devilish or evil or induce violence. Indeed, adolescent fantasies have their time and place. And that time and place is called adolescence.

People's tastes and interest often change and mature as they age. I think that's self-evident, so I stand by that. Most people eventually grow out of the desire to role-play carjackings and headshots.
 
2012-04-18 11:14:25 AM

squegeebooo: nekulor: A Dark Evil Omen: Us college aged dems and moderates of Phi Kappa Psi note your sarcasm, and will be voting for Obama, because Romney is awful.

/Btw, it's Phi Delta Theta. At least have the courtesy to use their full name when randomly choosing a greek organization to generalize the idea that we all vote republican.

You sounds like the type that gets upset over calling it a frat.


Unless you're in one, yea. GDIs don't get that luxury. Most of us have a problem with people calling it a frat.

You sound like the type that didn't get a bid.
 
2012-04-18 11:16:44 AM

Doc Daneeka: Either way, it's not really my problem.


No, that would be your tendency to troll the internet, very poor reading comprehension, and tendency to be an insufferable douche.

Good day sir.
 
2012-04-18 01:12:00 PM

Elandriel: This actually kind of could be an issue. Most teens and early twenties I know would much much much rather play video games than wait in line to vote.


If you care about video games more than voting, you shouldn't be voting.
 
2012-04-18 01:22:27 PM
Oh, please. The only people who will want Halo 4 on launch day are either nowhere near old enough to vote or people we don't really want voting anyway.
 
2012-04-18 02:01:36 PM

Saborlas: Oh, please. The only people who will want Halo 4 on launch day are either nowhere near old enough to vote or people we don't really want voting anyway.


If we're being selective based on what people enjoy as entertainment as to who gets to vote, can we also ban people who thought The Hunger Games books were great literature (Prim dies), people who enjoyed Twilight (Bella becomes a vampire and has a baby with a dumb name), those who go to see Michael Bay movies (shiat blows up), sports fans, anyone who wears an Affliction or Tapout shirt, everyone who watches Jersey Shore(they're all gonna get STDs), anyone who watches Two and a Half Men (especially those who still watch it), whoever keeps watching Adam Sandlar movies, fans of Dane Cook, George Lucas, and Carlos Mencia?

Or is it just video games? I want to know where the line so that I don't lose any of my rights by accidentally enjoying something other people don't like.
 
2012-04-18 05:06:14 PM

meta1hed: Elandriel: This actually kind of could be an issue. Most teens and early twenties I know would much much much rather play video games than wait in line to vote.

If you care about video games more than voting, you shouldn't be voting.


Given the ability for people to do more than one thing, your opinion is quite..unsavory. Worrying about voting does not require that one person give 100% of their "care". Some of us can multitask.

Pretending that an individual's power to change things via a single vote is more than it is, is also intellectually dishonest. In case you didn't know, we don't live in a perfect theoretical democracy where every vote goes toward a president. The reliability of the system is highly suspect in that regard.

SpoilerAlert: I want to know where the line so that I don't lose any of my rights by accidentally enjoying something other people don't like.


Summation of what they're saying(you really need the pic to see their butthurt anger):
http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn248/bingethinker_bucket/stoplik in g.jpg

That, and they've got to go be mature somewhere in 26 minutes.
 
2012-04-18 05:06:57 PM
damitsomuch

i306.photobucket.com
 
2012-04-19 06:10:59 AM

Gosling: Last election, Obama got around this kind of problem by buying ad space in a Burnout game. See how he handles it now.


Master chief will look just like Obama?
 
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