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    Sticky: Dwarf Fortress again.... it's just sooooo good.

    Dwarf Fortress again.... it's just sooooo good.
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    Locking the thread is fine. But is the above in...

    Locking the thread is fine. But is the above in force? Or is Quanta's summary the entirety? Also how it relates to Jim's change in the system from the last thread locked.

    Not terribly important...
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    Also to be super, fucking, clear as it has been...

    Also to be super, fucking, clear as it has been repeated that I was rude to someone. I gave reasons why I disagreed with a video and then said it was crap. There was never rudeness directed at...
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    And again selective quoting removed the context...

    And again selective quoting removed the context about valid criticism. Funny that. It's just best ignored from now on in.
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    I am still reading the Honourable School Boy....

    I am still reading the Honourable School Boy. Turns out it's really really long. Anyway like all the Le Carre books I've read of late it's great, it has this oppressive and slightly pathetic...
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    See this is why we can't have nice things. I did...

    See this is why we can't have nice things. I did call Sommer's video a load of fucking crap, at the end of a paragraph of valid critique which I note was never responded to. If you can't actually...
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    Right so we agree. The point is that there is no...

    Right so we agree. The point is that there is no link between violent games and violent behaviour, e.g. measurable violent behaviour. That didn't mean I don't think violence influences people.
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    We didn't used to have parties, they only emerged...

    We didn't used to have parties, they only emerged in this fashion in the 19th century. Though before that they could be somewhat chaotic, but there was more emphasis on personal rhetoric and...
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    I have the books and they're great. However...

    I have the books and they're great. However things are chaotic as my fiancee is moving in with me this weekend. So I may have to hang back until things have settled down and she's decided which night...
  10. Oddly she hates the Sims and Sim City as being...

    Oddly she hates the Sims and Sim City as being rampantly consumerist/capitalist and generally horrible. Which I do definitely see. They're also kind of shallow, so only Dwarf Fortress has made any...
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    God yes it needs less. This is why we're always...

    God yes it needs less. This is why we're always going around demanding we should have a seat on the UN security council, are exceptions to the EU and somehow better than it, that we should still have...
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    No as during narrow elections that 56 votes can...

    No as during narrow elections that 56 votes can swing it one way or another. But it's an arbitrary number/division. You can say if the Torys don't get X MPs in the cities they can't win the next...
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    I think they all abused their authority to be...

    I think they all abused their authority to be rich and successful otherwise they wouldn't be rich and successful. Anyway it's only rich tories who are to be despised. As the operating principle is I...
  14. Just as another data point I guess, my fiancee...

    Just as another data point I guess, my fiancee doesn't play games. But she is fascinated by Dwarf Fortress as an emergent story creator and also Minecraft to a lesser extent.
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    Hopefully it energises the left wing again to get...

    Hopefully it energises the left wing again to get rid of the god damned posh boys.
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    Well I'm greatly relieved. Phew and yay! If only...

    Well I'm greatly relieved. Phew and yay! If only I could find battered haggis in London.

    Putting Union Jacks up everywhere would piss everyone off. Part of being British is not trusting people who...
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    It is an aside but I don't find it worthless. I...

    It is an aside but I don't find it worthless. I do not accept her status as an expert in anyway shape or form.



    You asked for me to take the video purely on face value and I'm refusing as I...
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    None of which is what Surface said. He said it...

    None of which is what Surface said. He said it was the thing that makes men protective of women. Also I've never heard an actual biologist say the phrase ever, as imperative is a really dodgy word to...
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    We don't all very well know that the "biological...

    We don't all very well know that the "biological imperative" exists and I have never seen anyone prove it. So no we can't all agree on that.
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    I thought that was a very positive speech, he...

    I thought that was a very positive speech, he said the things that make him proud to be Scottish and they are the things that make me proud as well. What it certainly isn't is the fucking battle of...
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    Sorry my mistake. Though as an aside I was less...

    Sorry my mistake. Though as an aside I was less annoyed by the article with nutjob in it as the point and reasoning was clearer and better, despite the insults. I'd prefer to listen to Charlie...
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    There's no exit polls? COCK! I know Gordon...

    There's no exit polls? COCK!

    I know Gordon Brown is a divisive figure but he put a genuinely passionate and positive no argument out there. Also, when not being prodded around by media gurus, he...
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    Is that aimed at me? As I never called her a...

    Is that aimed at me? As I never called her a nutjob conservabot...


    No I compared the presentation style of Sommers to that of a Fox News editorial piece. I am not as clued up on American news...
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    @Jesus_Phish Personal preference obviously;...

    @Jesus_Phish

    Personal preference obviously; but I prefer Vancouver to Harvard citations. So seeing full links all over the place just makes it incredibly difficult and annoying to read. By fine...
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    I think you can take issue with the Fox news (or...

    I think you can take issue with the Fox news (or maybe just American) presentation style of Sommers, it doesn't really make you think serious academic. It makes you think inane crank. Also if you...
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