Ad hominem abusive (also called argumentum ad personam) usually and most notoriously involves insulting or belittling one's opponent, but can also involve pointing out factual but ostensible character flaws or actions which are irrelevant to the opponent's argument. This tactic is logically fallacious because insults and even true negative facts about the opponent's personal character have nothing to do with the logical merits of the opponent's arguments or assertions.
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Miley Cyrus has double-Ds?
Hot damn, I need to pay more attention to pop culture.
Because it WAS a troll.
You claim to have a dissection of his arguments, but lead off with an argument ad hominim. Ad hominims do nothing to promote the discussion, and have the largest effect of provoking similar and/or angry responses (which is the definition of a troll).
If you are going to take your time getting your hardware upgraded, can we at the very least get a temporary queue system for instances?
I have been trying for the past few weeks to finish an alchemy quest (elixir mastery), and 90% of the time I can not get an instance due. This is a combination of too many people and low priority on old-world instances. A simple queue system would help solve this problem, so that the people that wait there the longest get the instance first, as opposed to whoever spams the entrance the most.
of course the word "Soon" gets twisted to mean all sorts of crazy stuff, but thousands of years is not soon by anyone standards.
I suppose you haven't had much experience with Blizzard then?
Truly insightful, unlike some of the other karma shill posts I have seen up above.
I'm not sure how exactly they benchmark this, is it from BIOS post to visible desktop/start menu; or from BIOS post to when you can actually DO something.
On my Win XP systems, it takes almost as long to go from log on screen to functional desktop as it does from BIOS post to log on screen (at least a minute on a machine that I try to keep free of boot up processes/services). On W7 RC it takes probably 30s from BIOS post to log on screen, and 5 seconds later I can do anything I want on the desktop. That is the speed advantage that 7 has over XP.
Blaming Bush is the default in that switch statement
I propose a new
Anything pro Apple/linux/democrat or anti microsoft/republican is both trustworthy and newsworthy.
Anything anti Apple/linux/democrat or pro microsoft/republican is clearly sensational and fabricated.
Bonus points if you can slip in a reference which puts the blame solely on Bush (or any past/present/future president).
I believe you are looking for "coincidental," not irony. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irony
And pay the double (even triple cost) of having to pay for their child's education, the child down the street's education; and their child slightly pays for it with a social maladjustment (is that what they call it these days?).
I know that as a game developer, you create a character you can empathize with (or someone you know).
What is the % of the gaming industry that is Hispanic/White/Black/Asian/etc? It would seem to me that would be the more telling statistic rather than the players.
How the hell is this "insightful"?!
How the hell is this "insightful"?
go go infinite recursion!