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Comment Re:It's pretty simple, really. (Score 3, Insightful) 216

Because I'm lazy right now, lets just go back to the Hitman debacle. She goes off and says the room is there for you to basically kill the strippers and have your perverse fun with their dead bodies. Go google a quick Lets Play - Nobody does this. At all. The few people that even do take the path by the room, they avoid them completely, and just run by. If you even pay attention to the dialogue in that area, you would see that you are supposed to be sympathetic to the strippers plight (dealing with the 'vacation' one of them is taking), and showing how fucked up it can be to work in those situations.

Lets see, there was also the fact that she thinks that Bayonetta is her own mother and doesn't seem to understand how her suit works, or the fact it is made up of her own hair. Oh! Lets not forget that that one game (its name is escaping me) where she cried just viewing some game footage that its a Damsel in Distress trope, yet the female lead SAVES you from being eaten alive from zombies in the opening scene.

If you are not seeing the videos and posts that address the points she was making, you should know something that some people suffer from confirmation bias and really only look in their own echo chambers for information.

Am I saying that she doesn't receive harassment? No. Am I saying that most of threats she receives are non-credible? Yes. She gets the same flack that anyone does online, even if they are non-controversial. Welcome to being in the public spotlight. I don't agree with the harassment that people in the public spotlight get, but to say that this is purely because she is a woman or a feminist is disingenuous at best.

Comment Re:Why do they need ANY info? (Score 1) 280

Yes, because saving a nickle a gallon sounds like a typical Porsche owner priority.

You would be surprised. I saw someone with a brand new Jaguar F-Type filling up at a local ARCO (basically the cheapest gas you can buy in Southern California). I cringed a bit as I was filling up my 93 Integra with Shell Premium. Some people buy really expensive cars and fill them with complete shit for gas.

Comment Re:Why do they need ANY info? (Score 1) 280

I was just thinking this. I mean, if I could get a custom gauge cluster with all that data through the Android Auto platform, that would be amazing. I have a car that I take to the track sometimes, and having something like this would be much sleeker than having to remove my car headunit and put gauges in the double DIN slot in my car.

Comment Re:It's pretty simple, really. (Score 2) 216

Recognize that there is no justification for the treatment received by Anita Sarkeesian for challenging sexim in games, that would help.

99% of the treatment she calls harassment is people calling her out on her bullshit. She spins this into "Its because I'm a woman/feminist", but the reality is its just the internet doing what it does best: Calling you out publicly on your bullshit. She is also a public figure at this point, and as such, has been receiving what plenty of public figures get - Non-credible death threats and some pretty mean tweets. So what you are saying is that we should treat her different because she is a woman? Or are you being sexist and not saying that all harassment of that nature is bad, but you will only defend it because it is happening to a woman?

Comment Re:makes no sense to me (Score 1) 536

Attacking this woman's looks or anything else before actually understanding exactly what her argument is kinda shows off a bit of a insecure beta male mentality

Actually, the beta male mentality would be agreeing with her without reading the article in hopes of trying to get in her pants.

Comment Re:Security Clearance (Score 1) 184

I had a CA Prop 215 card (Medical pot license) for the longest time when I was young, and I had a ticket for possession of pot. I just threw that on my form, absolutely no issue getting secret clearance. I asked the contracting company if I should include it, and they said "They already know. If you lie, you wont get the job. Just list everything, but make sure to let them know if you stopped."

As I had stopped around 6 years ago, I had no questions about it when I got a call back for clarification on certain things. I only have Secret (provisional right now, as it wasn't required for my job when I started, but is now), but I know that TS is a bit more ruthless.

Comment Re:Not really (Score 1) 354

But Microsoft and Gates smartly bought out Bungiesoft, and their next Mac game Halo got quickly made into a PC/XBox only affair.

Actually, Bungie was making Halo for awhile as a PC and Mac game. The buyout changed the deal into an Xbox only affair. I remember after E3 2000 when the announcement was made that it was being changed from PC/Mac to Xbrick only, I was really pissed. So basically, this wasn't so much as a way to remove gaming from the Mac as it was to boost their new console coming out.

Comment Re:Happily married? (Score 1) 286

I was just being a bit of an ass, poking fun at you. The whole PROTIP thing stems from an old gaming magazine that is no longer around (GamePro - RIP). I find it quite funny that most of the kids online today that do the whole PROTIP thing have never actually read a GamePro before.

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