Also, that picture makes me chuckle. "Hello. I'm a Mac." "-and I'm a PC." "Say P-" "Fuck you Mac, I can run Crysis."
Kirby's Back And Not As Pissed In Kirby Super Star Ultra's Box Art Comment by: Monsieur Fap★Fap! Nominated by: BPMOmega
Michael McWhertor: If you insist... FUCK YOU, KING DEDEDE! FUCK YOU AND YOUR BIG FUCKING HAMMER! I'M GONNA TAKE THAT FUCKING GIANT HAMMER AND JAM IT STRAIGHT UP YOUR TIGHT BLUE PENGUIN MONSTER ASSHOLE, YOU DIRTY ROTTEN SKULL FUCKING COCK SUCKER! YOU STUPID SHIT FACED DICK LICKING JACK OFF! I just HATE YOU, AND I HATE YOUR ASS FACE! . . . AND FUCK YOU, TOO, META KNIGHT!!!!1!! I HOPE YOUR ASS HOLE GETS VIOLENTLY PENETRATED BY DARK MATTER!
What a coincidence! I want Richard Garriott's DNA!
Remember when you were a kid, and you and your friends would make up little clubs for yourselves? They'd be totally exclusive (No Homers!), but the time would come where you had to choose a club name. This is where everything would fall apart. One person wants the club called "Cyber Death Squad." Another wants it to be "My Little Pony Express." Fights would ensue. The result being the destruction of "Team Oblivion Thunder Horse." The next week you'd do it all again. The cycle would get more brutal over time. Chains and baseball bats would be brought to club meetings. Eventually the fat kid would be crushed by a large rock. A sort of morbid homage to Lord of the Flies. Parents would be horrified. There would be a police investigation. But blame could be spread throughout the numerous children, so it was no big deal. I miss being a child.
Star Trek Online Officially Announced, First Screenshots Comment by: Shiryu Nominated by: Nirolak
Dammit, Jim, I'm a Healer, not a Tank!
Here Are The Top 20 Publishers In The Business, Ranked According To Cash Money Intake Comment by: jgw Nominated by: kingofallcosmos
Their methodology states that they carved out only the publishing divisions if applicable. Konami, which as a large slot machine business in Japan, actually booked a total of US$2.8bn vs the US$1.8bn reported here. I would guess Capcom and Sega Sammy to be similar. This is pretty much how you would do it if you were trying to get an apples to apples comparison. HUGE GLARING ERROR 1 In the whole apples to apples scheme, they take console hardware to be a part of the entire publishing comparison, which makes sense if you are looking at each company's play into the console market. However, clearly you cannot compare Microsoft or Nintendo profit/loss to Ubisoft since one is strictly software and one is diversified. That would be like comparing a company that sells iPhone apps to Apple, which sells both the iPhone and its own apps. HUGE GLARING ERROR 2 In instances where they had to look at divisions within larger companies (most notably Microsoft) and there was no further break out in their public statements, they had to look at the whole division. Most notably, Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices Division, which, according to their 10-K, includes the following: "Xbox 360 console and games; Xbox Live; Zune; Mediaroom; numerous consumer software and hardware products (such as mice and keyboards); Windows Mobile software platform; Windows Embedded device operating system; and Windows Automotive." HUGE GLARING ERROR 3 In instances where they had to look at these already-flawed divisions within companies, they are forced to look at operating profit/loss since tax treatment of those divisions isn't individual, but rather for the company as a whole. In short, they have mixed operating profit figures with net income figures. They are completely ignoring 30% tax rate for Japanese companies, 35% tax rate for American companies, and 33.33% tax rate for French companies. It would be like comparing my gross pay to your net pay after you deduct federal tax, state tax, social security, medical, dental, 401k, WageWorks bus pass, etc. Am I the only one who wonders what in the flying fuck these people were thinking when they decided to publish this complete abomination they decided to call "analysis?" This isn't "oops I meant 101 million instead of 100 million;" this is like comparing Shakespeare to a Rubix Cube to the My Little Pony for the Xbox and presenting it to your entire Introduction to Writing class that one time freshman year when everyone laughed at me because my fly was unzipped and I stuttered the whole time and then later my little sister beat me up and called me a pussy.
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