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Jan 25 2018
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“It did this by pioneering the series’ trademark “radio station” soundtrack system, where genres and styles of music are divided into separate stations then fleshed out as their own mini-soundtrack.”

Interestingly, the radio station system appears to have been pioneered in the Sega Dreamcast game “Metropolis Street Read more

Jan 25 2018
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I struggle with the image of someone complaining about whaling, while eating a ham sandwich. Pigs and whales are similarly intelligent and self-aware. Our obsession with caring more about animals that are “cute” or “majestic” has no basis in ethics. It’s human vanity, no more, no less. 300 whales? Animal agriculture Read more

Jan 25 2018
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Inarguably given the preponderance of independent research points to the most plant-based populations being the longest living, being the most vibrant in old age, having the lowest heart disease rates, the lowest diabetes rates, the lowest cancer rates, etc. The only time the science looks muddied is when one includes Read more

Jan 25 2018
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Your statement is correct, but irrelevant. The average person isn’t lacking in calories. If someone wants calories, they can get a milkshake at a fast food restaurant and get 1000+ calories on the cheap. The average person is deeply nutrient deficient. The average American vegan is deficient in three essential Read more

Jan 25 2018
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Meat can be delicious*. Heroin and opium probably feel good too. Some people actually enjoy smoking tobacco (as opposed to just being reluctantly addicted to it).  Doesn’t make any of the above necessary, or healthy.

* Though I note with interest that most people “season” meat, which typically involves adding plants Read more

Jul 16 2016
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Love the reference. Just finished re-watching classic Star Blazers/Space Battleship Yamato almost entirely (just have to finish Final Yamato).

Jun 16 2016
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Apparently most Windows gamers do want W10, if Steam’s OS version stats are to be believed. Windows 10 64-bit is the number one OS version at about 40% of Steam users as of May 2016, and steadily climbing.

May 26 2015
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I was a big fan of anime, but my interest petered out over time. I was weaned on Battle of the Planets, Star Blazers, and Robotech, and then expanded in subs of the source material for those, and other anime. I read the Gundam novels, and saw 0083. The last anime I remember really rocking my world was Legend of Read more

Feb 23 2015
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You probably don't want to base your purchasing decisions on who is missing what OS features. Because if the Xbox 360 and PS3 are anything to go by, and the early days of the Xbox One and PS4 are congruent with this, Microsoft will keep rolling out a shit-tonne of updates and new features, where Sony will continue to Read more

Feb 23 2015
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A few AI-heavy games are better on Xbox One, apparently. Some multiplats have more characters on screen on the Xbox One. The majority do favour the PS4 at this stage* but not every one. Read more

Feb 4 2015
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Ruffalo looks more like Doctor David Banner from the 1978 TV series than Norton, though. And for millions of us, *that's* who the Hulk's alter ego looks like. And just in case we'd forgotten, Bill Bixby is shown (in a non-Hulk role, unless I miss my guess) on a TV screen in the Marvel Studios Hulk film (starring Read more

Jan 17 2015
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My business has decomissioned our FAX, years since. We now SMS people on their phones to let customers know their repairs are ready, to ask them questions, etc. We email our customers receipts, rather than print them. We no longer issue business cards to staff, as we email quotes rather than scribble them on the Read more

Jan 7 2015
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I already charge my phone every day. Soon I'll be charging my Microsoft Band every couple of days. Charging my game controller every day too? No thank you. I'd get a wired controller before I would put up with that.

I have long used a mix of wired and wireless controllers. Last-gen I had a Mad Catz controller that Read more

Jan 7 2015
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I was playing it via "Bleemcast!" on the Dreamcast. I never figured that puzzle out. Therefore, I never advanced past that part of the game. The first word that comes to mind for me is less charitable than "iconic". :P

Jan 7 2015
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I'd be happy with OG Full Spectrum Warrior, with Kinect overlaid. I don't even need a graphical upgrade, though they could easily do one even without the extra bump in available CPU that we're talking about. I wanted this for the Xbox 360, and I'm still wanting it. Read more