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    This. I've no idea if it was a design choice or a...

    This. I've no idea if it was a design choice or a coding choice but for example, fairings. Other modders have done it, so it's "possible" not "impossible" to code in the engine, but by choice or...
  2. All the model train collectors friends have...

    All the model train collectors friends have complete stamp books and have seen all the different birds of prey in the British Isles. ;)
  3. They would be angry something they [thought they]...

    They would be angry something they [thought they] had was taken away.

    Some people may actually like the artwork etc. But those are not really the market it's aimed at.
    No one goes to a casino for...
  4. Ahem:...

    Ahem: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/de/Q-connector.jpg/1200px-Q-connector.jpg
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    Q-connector, not q-socket/port. Remember, there is the port, the protocol, the...
  5. Yes. Yes there would. But only because Valve made...

    Yes. Yes there would. But only because Valve made the "haves and have nots" groups via the cards. That is what is driving people.
  6. Well, it's still very much digital crack. In...

    Well, it's still very much digital crack.
    In that, quite literally, sometimes the lack of something is what makes it desirable. See things like the prohibition etc, and in some places making things...
  7. Probably a bios setting? As UEFI will boot up...

    Probably a bios setting? As UEFI will boot up graphics drivers (unlike the old days where all screens would run or the bios would default to VGA or whatever in safe mode), as in actually run on the...
  8. It's not free... (PS, and to add, as...

    It's not free...

    (PS, and to add, as Steam/Valve whomever decided the drip rate, it's also not a market. They get to decide entirely on supply and demand... though of cause, not entirely on demand...
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    Ah, yes. That was one idea. I'd forgot about that.

    Ah, yes. That was one idea. I'd forgot about that.
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    Yeah, the hackers would have their own method to...

    Yeah, the hackers would have their own method to dycript, but want to prevent re-infection of some people (friends/family or more likely those who they don't want to upset!). That or they used it in...
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    Well, it could be a NSA backdoor exploit with a...

    Well, it could be a NSA backdoor exploit with a cover all if all went wrong. Or the sane person would suggest that the hackers just know their own PC could get hacked, their friends/family (vested...
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    Some older games were known as unbeatable. Devs...

    Some older games were known as unbeatable. Devs have been known to not include the last level, and either make the one before last impossible (to save dev time), or there being a bug left that...
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    Yeah, MS released updates going back to Server...

    Yeah, MS released updates going back to Server 2002 for this.
  14. Soopy, remember, protocols and connectors can...

    Soopy, remember, protocols and connectors can often be described as the same thing, even when they are not. There is PCie the connector, and PCie the protocol. Sata sata, etc etc.

    What does this...
  15. https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/462341-skylak...

    https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/462341-skylake-haswell-e-pcie-lane-misconception/

    AFAIK it will only possibly slow down one of the devices (run at x8 instead of x16) if you have too many...
  16. Money. These things are getting stupid expensive....

    Money. These things are getting stupid expensive. Then again, I'm also not really looking at any modern games, my last purchase being Rocket League, and before that the musings on NMS. I'd love the...
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    Besides, real geeks use Ubuntu! ;)

    Besides, real geeks use Ubuntu!

    ;)
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    But animals (and puddings) are not trademarked......

    But animals (and puddings) are not trademarked... Apples and Oranges are.
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    Cloud storage?

    I'm using Dropbox, but starting to get annoyed at it. Lots of features are "your not suppose to want to do that"... reminds me of Linux sometimes (your using it wrong!!) type answers.

    So is there...
  20. ... and all those other games with "prey" in the...

    ... and all those other games with "prey" in the titles?
  21. I always like to sit from my high horse in these...

    I always like to sit from my high horse in these kind of discussions, knowing I have the ability to search google/steam in 5 seconds and see if anyone's argument stands (IE, are there any other games...
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    I've ported my Linux onto a second drive, to help...

    I've ported my Linux onto a second drive, to help make things "simpler"... but wondering if I should put it on the spare pc (or visa versa, just deciding which gets the most CPU/GPU power... and as...
  23. So today Steam loaded up and looks like it did on...

    So today Steam loaded up and looks like it did on day one... I wonder what caused that. :P
    Thought I'd fallen into a time warp, but I guess it just lost connection to the server, and so loaded a...
  24. All the consumers can eat the [dirt] sandwiches...

    All the consumers can eat the [dirt] sandwiches for all they like. I don't feel I'm missing out over the "oh, but the person who makes it has no effect on the end product" defenses. Those spending...
  25. Nope. They would not. "War of the worlds" exists...

    Nope. They would not.
    "War of the worlds" exists and so does "Star Wars". In fact so does a lot of films: http://www.ranker.com/list/best-movies-with-war-in-the-title/ranker-film (and if you insist...
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