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Comment: ...and people will buy it anyway. (Score 2) 581 581

They will buy them as fast as Microsoft can make them. No matter what Microsoft does, people will buy it. Look at Win8 for proof -- it's not selling well, but it's still selling. And both the XBox One and Win8 will be the only game in Microsoft Town soon enough.

Comment: Re:And the Linux naming experts strike again (Score 1) 74 74

by trooper9 (#42163545) Attached to: Interview With Icculus on GNU/Linux Gaming

It's all fine and dandy unless you want to add something fundamental and then a million angry server monkeys appear and throw poo. Unless the culture changes Linux will forever be relegated to server and appliance roles.

Beyond funny and spot on. Wish I had mod points.

Comment: Re:Probably Not (Score 1) 607 607

by trooper9 (#36087526) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Is It Time For SyFy To Go Premium?
I've got a few more than 3 or 4 shows I like to watch, but I agree with the rest. I have no idea when the shows I watch are actually on, but all that is completely overshadowed by the pleasure of sitting down to find a new episode of Warehouse 13, Eureka, Haven, Good Eats, etc. sitting on the DVR.

Loan-department manager: "There isn't any fine print. At these interest rates, we don't need it."