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Comment: Re:This just makes sense (Score 1) 1345

by Quintios (#37554200) Attached to: Science and Religion Can and Do Mix, Mostly
You demonstrate a horrid lack of understanding of the story of Lot. Your premise is that everyone in the bible that claimed to follow God is/was always right in their choices and actions. I base this on your assertion that the example in the bible where daughters were offered to a mob is morally correct. You're probably one of those people who thinks that Christians believe they are always right.

Comment: Why Not Use Another Forum? (Score 1) 833

by Quintios (#32815740) Attached to: Blizzard To Require Real First and Last Names For Official Forums
So when they implement his, why not just use the Blizz forums for tech support? Leave out your character/toon ID and use another forum for your friendly, and not-so-friendly, discussions? What's so special about the Blizzard forums that you must post everything related to the game there?
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Blizzard To Require Real First and Last Names For Official Forums 833

Posted by Soulskill
from the guess-that's-one-way-to-get-rid-of-trolls dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Recently, Blizzard Entertainment implemented a Real ID feature for some of its current games and all of its future Battle.net-based games. Today, Blizzard announced that it intends to require usage of the real names of Battle.net posters for its StarCraft II forums before release, and for its World of Warcraft forums shortly before the release of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. From the announcement: 'The first and most significant change is that in the near future, anyone posting or replying to a post on official Blizzard forums will be doing so using their Real ID — that is, their real-life first and last name — with the option to also display the name of their primary in-game character alongside it. These changes will go into effect on all StarCraft II forums with the launch of the new community site prior to the July 27 release of the game, with the World of Warcraft site and forums following suit near the launch of Cataclysm. Certain classic forums, including the classic Battle.net forums, will remain unchanged.'"
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Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 — Gaming On Six Panels 111

Posted by Soulskill
from the for-the-truly-dedicated dept.
MojoKid writes "AMD's 6-output Radeon has been seen in action at a number of events, but today the ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition is being officially launched. HotHardware paired the card up with six 22" Dell LCD panels in a 3x2 configuration — with a max resolution of 5760x2160 — and ran it through a number of popular titles including Dirt 2, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Left 4 Dead 2 and Crysis. For specialized, high-end graphics cards like this, the market potential may be relatively small. If, however, the idea of multi-monitor gaming is appealing to you and you've got the means to score one of these cards (along with multiple displays), you won't be disappointed." Reader Vigile adds a different analysis of the card's six-monitor gaming: "PC Perspective found FPS games were basically unplayable because of the bezel through the middle of their vision while RTS and racing games like StarCraft 2 and DiRT 2 were spectacular."

Comment: Re:Music, comedy and something else of interest (Score 1) 165

by Quintios (#30982552) Attached to: The Web Way To Learn a Language
Watching stand-up in a foreign language is a very advanced topic; definitely not something for someone who cannot speak relatively fluently. And without a native speaker, you're never going to understand the idioms and references that the particular culture is familiar with. "Are you of bad grape" has significance in Castillian Spanish, for example. For someone who cannot carry on a conversation at a bar in Spanish, they're never going to understand that.

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