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    The Anchor has the advanced laser sight and...

    The Anchor has the advanced laser sight and soft-point ammo available so I took the "CQC" hint and now use those - if you use a forward grip it's beginning to overlap with the considerably cheaper...
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    Has anyone read the Red Mars trilogy and would...

    Has anyone read the Red Mars trilogy and would they recommend it, whilst we're on the topic?

    All this talk of hard scifi has reminded me that I never finished watching the Planetes anime series as...
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    You might not call this hard sci-fi, but that...

    You might not call this hard sci-fi, but that depends on how narrow your definition of the genre is - there's definitely rigour and consistency to it but there are some conceits that are central to...
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    Gary, I quite enjoyed Interstellar - it really...

    Gary, I quite enjoyed Interstellar - it really goes for the emotional feels in places as well, which I wasn't expecting: I want to draw comparisons to a particular book but it might diminish the...
  5. Thread: RPS vs RTRS

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    Probably can't make it any Tuesdays as I usually...

    Probably can't make it any Tuesdays as I usually climb. Will see what I can do.
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    Well colour me interested.

    Well colour me interested.
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    Bleurgh, getting several seconds of hitching...

    Bleurgh, getting several seconds of hitching every few minutes. Doesn't make the game entirely unplayable, but still annoying as hell.

    Edit: or, more accurately, the game freezes entirely for...
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    Thanks for squad leading Cephas. Also: sorry...

    Thanks for squad leading Cephas.

    Also: sorry to the two people I killed with my gal during the shenanigans at the end. Death by friendly whale hugs.
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    Thanks for taking the time to type that up! Just...

    Thanks for taking the time to type that up! Just played a couple of the offline heists and I have so many questions it's untrue. Will do a bit of research on t'internet but I'll probably nag anyone I...
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    Would you care to add some recommendations to the...

    Would you care to add some recommendations to the ones above for DLC? I'm currently thinking the first Gage weapon pack for the grenades and the Mod Courier one.
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    I now have this on Steam thanks to my poor...

    I now have this on Steam thanks to my poor impulse control, so if anyone sees me loitering on Mumble do feel free to join me for a game. Am hoping it doesn't have as bad a learning curve as...
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    I can probably make it if needed for the next one...

    I can probably make it if needed for the next one but honestly didn't know if I could commit to the training which is why I've not said anything. Essentially if the training's Tuesday or Wednesday...
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    If you fancy a bleak descent into madness and...

    If you fancy a bleak descent into madness and death then do watch Texhnolyze. Unless you have depressive tendencies then really don't.



    From memory it's the third in a series of films Oshii...
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    Never picked mine up, didn't interpret what you...

    Never picked mine up, didn't interpret what you said as a blanket dislike for anime. That said, the reason I don't keep track of new anime releases is that it's difficult to find good anime amongst...
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    Almost every Satoshi Kon anime seems pretty...

    Almost every Satoshi Kon anime seems pretty fanservice-free. Most Studio Ghibli films I can think of as well. Texhnolyze (it's bleak, please don't watch it unless you're prepared), Last Exile, Serial...
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    There does need to be something there so people...

    There does need to be something there so people don't get dicked over by the random selection and don't make it on any of the rosters. If that's what the 2-1 rule is designed to help with then I'd...
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    Berets should've been NC and TR only with VS...

    Berets should've been NC and TR only with VS getting something else really. Like, a sexier spandex ultra-beret or something.
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    My sister started doing Derby and was (is?)...

    My sister started doing Derby and was (is?) really struggling with the skating backwards really quickly bit - sounded pretty demanding.
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    Posted about a similar problem on the RTRS thread...

    Posted about a similar problem on the RTRS thread - was loading in but couldn't get off map screen and actually spawn in anywhere. Reinstalled ethernet and chipset drivers from motherboard...
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    Planetside 2 is still royally shafted for me as...

    Planetside 2 is still royally shafted for me as of the patch yesterday - G9 ERROR LOL.

    Edit: Mobo LAN or chipset driver reinstall appears to have fixed it. Woot.
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    I'm sure Bankrotas will be distraught at that...

    I'm sure Bankrotas will be distraught at that news, LaKroy.
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    That Rime footage was painful. Dom's right - they...

    That Rime footage was painful. Dom's right - they realise about ten seconds too late that the infantry isn't actually turning up and try to rush the point. From the reddit thread:
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    I don't know how you manage to listen to about...

    I don't know how you manage to listen to about three things at once in that sort of role - I'd get a headache almost straight away.



    I think training base-specific tactics as soon as we know...
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    Perhaps engineers would've felt more useful if...

    Perhaps engineers would've felt more useful if we'd been more rooted to one base instead of lane switching. We were also dropping a lot of Vanu-owned bases where they'd been able to pull MAXs and set...
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    You are all bad for my sleep patterns... stupid...

    You are all bad for my sleep patterns... stupid sexy Vanu etc. etc. The roaming armour squad was fun and was delighted to pull 15-20k score per hour from basically just sitting in a Sunderer and...
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