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October 26th, 2011, 19:55
Originally Posted by dteowner View Post
Tremendously funny and realistic enough that we've got lefties all over stammering away, but ultimately iz fiction.
Lefties all over were busy checking sources while righties were busy swallowing it line, hook and sinker. Pathetic really…
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October 26th, 2011, 20:00
When I played Star Wars Galaxies there were those who enjoyed Star Wars very much. There were also those who made the macros to gain experience points, loot and every other way to increase their numbers possible. They were usually AFK and not that interested in actually experience the game. They did however manage to break and distort the game and ruined the experience for the rest who actually wanted to have some fun between all the grinding.

There are those, who see the neccessity of rules to make a game fun. There are those who simply see a number and ways to maximize that number, even competing with others to see who can maximize it the most. Those guys tend to destroy the game for everybody else. Maybe it would be better to just kick those guys.

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October 26th, 2011, 20:08
Greed. One of the 7 deadly sins, now responsible for the worst recession since the Great Depression. Yet people who continue to gamble with other people's money are rewarded more than most other professions. Go figure.
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October 26th, 2011, 20:12
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On that link, he says this is satire. Why would anyone go around "collecting" comments unless they were spying on the enemy. Rather pathetic, actually.
OK, jokes on me then! It was passed around here as a real quote.

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October 26th, 2011, 20:16
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Don't you think that's like the pot calling the kettle black?
Are you insinuating that I lie? My beef with Moore isn't his political opinions. I may not share them, but he's welcome to them. MY beef is that he presents 'documentaries' that are anything but. He takes things intentionally out of context, out of order, etc. for the express point of supporting his opinion. If he presented it as such, that wouldn't bother me, but the fact that he and the rest of the whackjobs in Hollywood talk about his 'documentaries' drives me up a wall.

A documentary filmmaker/journalist/etc. does their best to keep their bias out of their work. It's impossible to eliminate all bias of course, but the obligation is for the person producing the work to do their absolute best. He does the exact opposite. He introduces as much bias as he can to make a point.

As someone that has done ACTUAL documentary work (photojournalism), it offends me when people refer to him as a documentary film work and heap awards on him.

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October 26th, 2011, 20:21
Originally Posted by Thrasher View Post
Greed. One of the 7 deadly sins, now responsible for the worst recession since the Great Depression. Yet people who continue to gamble with other people's money are rewarded more than most other professions. Go figure.
And, like Jemy has said already, after a certain amount of zeros it stops being about money and becomes just a pissing contest and a game of numbers.
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October 26th, 2011, 20:38
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Are you insinuating that I lie?
Well there was evidence in this thread already, but at least you admitted to being in the wrong. I'll give you a thumbs up for that. Notice that DTE never admits he's made a mistake.
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October 26th, 2011, 20:55
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Greed. One of the 7 deadly sins, now responsible for the worst recession since the Great Depression. Yet people who continue to gamble with other people's money are rewarded more than most other professions. Go figure.
Greed went far beyond the top 1%, its pervasive in the whole system. Without greed by the general consumer and home buyers/home equity borrowers, the guys putting together all these fancy products would have had no business.

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Well there was evidence in this thread already, but at least you admitted to being in the wrong. I'll give you a thumbs up for that. Notice that DTE never admits he's made a mistake.
I was under the impression that he never does!

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October 26th, 2011, 21:02
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Lefties all over were busy checking sources while righties were busy swallowing it line, hook and sinker. Pathetic really…
You didn't check shit. You asked us to check it for you. Talk about pathetic.

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October 26th, 2011, 21:07
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Greed went far beyond the top 1%, its pervasive in the whole system. Without greed by the general consumer and home buyers/home equity borrowers, the guys putting together all these fancy products would have had no business.
Well there is greed and then there is BIG FUCKING GREEDY BASTARDS.

As always its a matter of degree. Few things in life and this world come only in two colors like black and white.

I think a desire for having a few simple creature comforts is not comparable to the millions desired by CEOs in gross stock option compensation.
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October 26th, 2011, 21:09
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You didn't check shit. You asked us to check it for you. Talk about pathetic.
DTE, have you missed your medication again? Who was the first to point out it was satire. Not you, of course.
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October 26th, 2011, 21:12
You might want to review the thread, champ. I know you lefties tend to have trouble with basic numbers like 14trllion, but 155 comes before 156.

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October 26th, 2011, 21:13
You did have Rush Limbaugh moment dte , got caught and don't have guts to admit that you were wrong. Enough said.
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October 26th, 2011, 21:16
I posted the actual article before anyone else. What more do you want?

edit- my first comment on the issue was the actual article. Where's the Rush moment?

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October 26th, 2011, 21:20
Originally Posted by dteowner View Post
You might want to review the thread, champ. I know you lefties tend to have trouble with basic numbers like 14trllion, but 155 comes before 156.
Yes, basic numbers indeed: your post is timed at 17.37, Trasher's at 17.38 and your edit at 17.49.
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October 26th, 2011, 21:21
Thanks for being dishonest DTE. You edited your post after I had made the following one. Conveniently trying to cover your scat tracks again? Tsk, tsk.

And not owning up to it. I love it when you continue to prove I'm right.
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October 26th, 2011, 21:24
Originally Posted by dteowner View Post
edit- my first comment on the issue was the actual article. Where's the Rush moment?
http://www.rpgwatch.com/forums/showthread.php?t=15171
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October 26th, 2011, 21:30
You're intent on seeing what you want to see. My first comment on the topic was the actual article, something nobody else supplied, before or after. I edited a clarification once it became obvious y'all blew right past it in your rush to accuse me of something. I've admitted when I've made mistakes (contrary to our good Thrasher's hazy recollection), but this simply ain't one of them. If you feel better insisting that you've managed a "gotcha" moment, by all means don't let simple honesty get in your way.

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