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Comment Irony (Score 5, Interesting) 108

These banners annoy the living crap out of me. Every time I go to a website, they pop up, obstructing the screen.

Of course, there is a way to make them go away, by accepting the cookies on the website.

Whereas before I could just discard cookies upon exit, I now have to permanently accept them just to stop these banners appearing.

Oh, the irony!

Comment Works in Wine, sort of (Score 4, Informative) 79

The game sort of works in Wine. When it starts up, it appears full screen with loads of corrupted graphics in the borders and there's no sound.

The sound can apparently be fixed by installing dsound and directmusic via winetricks, but I haven't gotten around to that yet.

The keyboard controls didn't work for me (apart from Escape), but I think it's because the game detects the plugged in joystick and prioritizes that.

Apparently the game crashes for some users when they get to the boss, but I haven't gotten to one yet (because I suck at the game).

Kubuntu 12.04

Comment Not just Intel (Score 1) 320

I get this problem on my Dell ATI laptop. If I close the lid, then the screen will go black and become completely unresponsive. I have to power cycle to get it back.

What's most annoying is that I cannot click shutdown and close the lid. If I do that then it will lock up during the shutdown process and remain on until a few hours later when I notice. Granted, it only takes a few seconds to shutdown, but it's incredibly annoying to have to babysit.

Comment Corruption (Score 0, Troll) 915

We all know there was no sexual assault, it's just a bunch of corrupt countries trying to quietly silence an individual that has exposed their corruption to the world.

Unfortunately, Assange is pretty screwed now. The countries he embarrassed will most likely get him by fair* means or foul because, after all, it's what they're good at.

*By fair, I mean they'll simply assassinate him and make it look like he suffered a stroke or something, rather than simply storming the embassy and shooting him.

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