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hauling ass to the hair place to find tekken chauncey and laying into him with a rolled up newspaper while hes getting a Perm

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hauling ass to the hair place to find tekken chauncey and laying into him with a rolled up newspaper while hes getting a Perm


Posted by dril on Saturday, June 16th, 2018 6:08pm


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Can we please stop, collectively, as a society, stop pushing the myth that having sex is a preexisting condition?

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Can we please stop, collectively, as a society, stop pushing the myth that having sex is a preexisting condition?


Posted by HEADLINERTRON on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 4:00pm


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FINALLY someone is brave enough to say it
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(Tom Jones voice) 🎶 it’s very biblical, to enforce, a shitty law

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(Tom Jones voice) 🎶 it’s very biblical, to enforce, a shitty law


Posted by KenJennings on Friday, June 15th, 2018 1:32am


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The Battlefield Subreddit Has Banned Complaining About 'Historical Accuracy'

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Battlefield V looks like a fun Battlefield game set in World War II—the historical era that defined the franchise. But after publisher Electronic Arts announced the game, fans took to the internet to complain about it, as video game fans often do. The problem has gotten so bad that the mods of /r/battlefield have added a rule to prevent people complaining about historical accuracy in the game and relegated discussions of the topic to its own thread.

The mods seem serious. “We're done, its over,” they said in the post announcing the change. “New rule: No more bitching about historical accuracy, it's a game, not a history book. Violations will have consequences.” Then people started complaining that the mods were paid shills of EA. As of this writing there’s still plenty of threads complaining about historical accuracy in the main Reddit, though many holdovers from days ago.

Some Battlefield fans have valid concerns about mechanics in the upcoming game, but a majority of salty gamers on the subreddit wanted to complain about one thing: women.

Developer DICE had the temerity to add women avatars to its popular franchise and make a woman the face of its marketing campaign of Battlefield V. Some fans aren’t having it. “Do you think a mod to disable woman voice lines is possible?” One Redditor asked. “The constant woman screaming is 100% immersion destroyer, I will not buy the game without a way to stop it.”

The most popular complaint is that the having woman fight in World War II isn’t historically accurate. "Do they even care about getting their story right?” One redditor wrote. “Am I supposed to ‘believe’ women fought in every army during WWII and that it ‘fits with the era?’ Because I’m not believing it.”

Over the past week, the subreddit has become a warzone between people debating the historical role of women in World War II, complaining that one of the women in the trailer for the game is disabled, and accusing EA of foisting women on players because they knew it would stir up controversy and press. Others rushed to the defense of EA and women in combat. Still others pointed out that it was, you know, a video game and isn’t meant to be historically accurate.

EA has been clear about its policy towards the toxic section of its fanbase. “You have two choices: either accept it or don't buy the game,” EA chief creative officer Patrick Soderlund told Gamasutra. In the interview, Soderlund told a story about his 13 year old daughter asking why her father’s game was getting attacked online, a tidbit that prompted an /r/battlefield shitposter to point out that Battlefield V is only for those 18 and up.

I like Battlefield and I’ve never played them for historical accuracy. The idea that adding women to the game somehow lowers its value or makes it unplayable is ridiculous on its face. As a company, EA has done a lot of dumb things but they seem to be handling this well. So are the mods of /r/battlefield. The drama may continue, and the memes may be awful, but at least the community and the company are standing up to the toxic manbaby subsection of its community.

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when i meet a new person and they ask if i'm into video games, i start vehemently denying it like they just accused me of robbing a bank. i guess i just look like a dumb dick
anyway, listen to this! https://pca.st/8Hen
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The Guy Who Robbed Someone at Gunpoint for a Domain Name Is Getting 20 Years in Jail

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On Thursday, 43 year-old Iowa man Sherman Hopkins Jr. was sentenced to 20 years in prison for attempting to forcibly steal a domain name from another man at gunpoint in 2017.

Domain hijacking, when someone illegally gains control of another person’s website, is quite common, but this may be the first time someone has attempted to steal a domain name at gunpoint.

Last June, Hopkins broke into the home of 26 year-old Ethan Deyo in Cedar Rapids, Iowa one afternoon and demanded that Deyo to log on to his computer to transfer the domain name for “doitforstate.com” to another account. According to Deyo’s bio on his personal website, he is a web entrepreneur who previously worked for the web hosting service GoDaddy.

After seeing Hopkins enter the apartment, Deyo locked himself into his room and Hopkins kicked in the door. Hopkins kicked in the door and “pistol-whipped” Deyo, held a gun to his head and used a stun gun on him during the encounter. While he attempted to wrestle the gun away from Hopkins, Deyo was shot in the leg, but he eventually gained control of the firearm and shot Hopkins multiple times in the chest.

According to court documents seen by Motherboard, Hopkins initially faced charges of kidnapping, possession of a firearm by a felon (Hopkins had previously been charged with perjury in 2007), and the use of a firearm in during a crime of violence. But last December Hopkins pleaded guilty to one count of interference and attempted interference with commerce by threats and violence.

It’s unclear why Hopkins wanted the domain name or who he was transferring the domain name to. “I can’t give a lot of details on the investigation,” Cedar Rapids public safety spokesperson Greg Buelow said last year after the incident. “This domain name is valuable and he wanted that transferred back to someone else.”

“Do it for state” is a recently-minted turn of phrase that seems to have emerged out of frat culture at Iowa State University in 2017 and found a home on social media. It’s also the name of the popular Twitter account @doitforstate_og, which is mostly just pictures of butts and people chugging beer.

Although doitforstate.com doesn’t currently return a web page, the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine has a snapshot dating back to January 2015. The last snapshot before the website was taken down was a month after the robbery. The website described itself as serving up “College stories, College Life, College Snaps.” It also contains a link to another popular Twitter account, @doitforstate, which links to an Iowa recording company, Elite Sound and Design Studios.

Motherboard has reached out to Deyo and Elite Sound and Design Studios by email for more information and will update this post if we hear back.



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I adopted kids last year. They are very flimsy, and they are capable of awful things. Literally no one cares, but I assure you this one's been to Cleveland.

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I adopted kids last year. They are very flimsy, and they are capable of awful things. Literally no one cares, but I assure you this one's been to Cleveland.


Posted by HEADLINERTRON on Saturday, June 9th, 2018 2:00pm


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