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Comment Eggs and Baskets (Score 1) 178

Putting all eggs in one basket has always been a recipe for problems, if that one company goes bust / has problems / downtime then everything goes down. Even the likes of Google and Amazon get it wrong. Its funny when you see many different services effected by one companies down time. I personally prefer to separate out business critical services if I can.

Comment The Sims (Score 1) 913

Well, if thats the case... surely for all these 'nude patches' that can be added to the sims - the same principle should apply.

Imo its silly - games creators have code that is inaccessible - instead of remove it, just stop the software ver getting to it.

Surely, as adults (as the game is rated 18 over here) then we know about sex and there shouldn't be a problem - its all these parents that buy rated games for their kids. These things are rated for a reason.

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