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MaxxQ1
14th Dec 2010, 17:02
I have noticed recently that a lot of things keep getting said over and over*, especially by those new to the forum who may not have been around for the last couple years. In the... discussions... that arise about various "features" of the game, certain statements invariably crop up, albeit with minor variations.

What I am doing here is compiling these into a single thread that people can refer to to get across what they really want to say, without having to go through all that tedious typing. Someone makes a point that you want to refute? Just come to this thread, find your counterargument, and simply copy and paste.

Feel free to add your own, as I can't recall everything myself, and I'll continue to update the first post until I get tired of doing it. For now, the list will just be a hodge-podge, but eventually, I'd like to organize it into categories. Any suggestions as to category headers would be appreciated.

Keep in mind, please, that this is simply for fun. I would prefer not to have any debates in here, as there are already many threads covering these topics much better.

Edit: BTW, I have a few people on ignore. In the interest of fairness, this will be the only thread where I will click "view post anyway".

*No, I don't mean that I *just* noticed it, but more like it's becoming more prevalent, especially with certain "phrases".


And here we go with the fun stuff:



First-person vs. third-person:

Deus Ex had plenty of third-person in cut-scenes.

Third-person perspective ruins immersion.

Third-person doesn't ruin immersion.

Make third-person optional.

Make the entire game third-person.

Third-person *is* optional - as long as you don't go into cover, don't climb ladders, never use takedowns, and avoid the use of certain augmentations.

I don't wanna see Adams ass.

Cool moves.

If I want to watch a movie, I'll rent/pirate a movie from Blockbuster/Netflix/Pirate Bay.

Switching between FPS and TPS all the time will be too jarring.

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines had third-person takedowns, and it worked well.

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines had third-person takedowns, and it sucked.

Read the FAQ.

Games that do first-person melee combat well:

Condemned 1/2

Dark Messiah

Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay

Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Athena

AVP 2010

Mirror's Edge

Killzone 2/3

Rainbow Six Vegas

First-person is better for immersion.

First-person sucks for immersion.

First-person sucks because the FOV is more limited than in Real Life(tm).

This is already in CopyPasta.

Highlighting is too in-your-face/obtrusive/immersion-breaking/sucks/looks terrible.
(ordinarily, I would include the opposite sentiment for balance, but oddly enough, there *is* no opposing viewpoint worth mentioning)

Highlighting is not optional.

Make highlighting optional.

Make highlighting like it was in Deus Ex.



Art direction:

Deus Ex: Human Revolution looks more futuristic than Deus Ex, even though it takes place 25 years earlier.

Deus Ex had 4:3 screens, now it's widescreen! REALISTIC FUTURE!

Deus Ex: Human Revolution takes place before the fall that made Deus Ex look so run-down.

Black and gold suxxorz!

Black and gold rawks!

Heads are too small! (added this because we just got another thread from a newbie that mentions it)

Has anyone noticed how much Adam looks like Jonathan Jacques-Belletete?

Has anyone noticed how much Adam looks like Voltaire?

Read the FAQ.

This is already in CopyPasta.


Gameplay (includes regen health, AI, and stealth/cheatcam):

Deus Ex was all about choice.

The only game that comes closest to Deus Ex in similar gameplay is Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines.

Waist-high walls that are conveniently placed.

There's no difference between chest-high walls and crates or barrels.

In Deus Ex, health regeneration was an augmentation, which meant it was optional.

In Deus Ex: Human Revolution, health regen is forced on the player.

Health regen is to appeal to the console kiddies.

Health regen prevents backtracking to look for medkits, keeping the player in the action.

Health regen and cover system are in the game because half of the world is playing Modern Warfare and other half Gears of War!

What?! There's no localized damage?!

Melee combat is now a rotten cutscene.

Melee combat only feels like a rotten cutscene.

Melee combat in Deus Ex: Human Revolution is a one-button-push automatic win.

Melee combat in Deus Ex was a one-button-push automatic win.

What?! There's no melee combat in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?!

Sure there's melee - as long as you only use the arm blades, 'cuz that's all ya got, and you get a nifty cutscene/QTE/third-person takedown.

Melee in Deus Ex sucked.

Melee in DX was more involved and risky - you might miss.

Highlighting from afar ruins immersion.

Highlighting from afar is probably optional.

Retinal Prosthesis being initial augmentation, highlights from afar probably WON'T be optional!

Deus Ex had highlighting.

What?! I can't play 100% non-augmented?!

What made the first Deux Ex great was the immersion.

No stats! It's no longer an RPG.

The RPG elements have been incorporated into the Augmentations.

Skills and Augs becoming one thing is a serious downgrade for gameplay!

What?! There's no lockpicks or multitools?!

Everything is done with hacking.

There is still a consumable unlocking device available, and hacking looks quite fun!

Why did mechanical locks disappear by 2027, yet were back in full force in 2052?

What?! There's no shadow stealth?

Ammo counter in the middle of the screen is ridiculous.

Ammo counter in the middle of the screen is probably optional.

Will we be able to kill kids?

Why the **** do you want to kill kids? Are you some kind of psycho?

Are kids in the game?

The game takes place at night (mostly). How many kids do you see wandering around late at night?

The radar and 3rd person don't make the game too easy, they just stop it from being too hard.

Radar and cheatcam (third-person cover) is handholding.

"Cover system" is just another word for cheating!

You can still take cover without using the cover system.

If you don't like the cover system, DONT USE IT.

Taking cover without using the cover system is gimped because there's no lean keys.

What?! There's no lean keys?!

Cover system is implemented because lean keys are retro!

Adding lean keys is easy-peasy.

Adding lean keys is harder than you think.

Lean keys are pointless if we can strafe.

AI will make or break this Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

AI in Deus Ex 1 was stupid.

AI in Deus Ex was great (for its time)

What?! There's no...oh, wait. NVM.

Read the FAQ.

They want to avoid the pitfalls of IW but are reproducing them anyway. (I wouldn't say they are reproducing the same pitfalls, but rather introducing new ones, but that's not for this thread)

Invisible War wasn't a bad game, it just didn't live up to the original.

Invisible War was a great game because it took DX in a new direction.

Invisible War was an abomination because it took DX in the wrong direction.

Deus Ex Invisible War was a terrible game on it's own merits.

If you don't like takedowns, try using a gun instead.

What?! There's no multiplayer?!

Multiplayer is difficult to add to a game engine that didn't have it to begin with, and was never intended to have it.

I hope they will add multiplayer as DLC.

There's not going to be multiplayer... ever! (I can hear this being said by Adam and Jamie from Mythbusters)

What?! There's no ATM's?!

ATM's are pointless, and just a way to get free money.

ATM's added to the immersiveness in DX.

Invisible grabby tentacle.

What?! There's a Tentacle/Bungee aug?! (anyone here from the early days will remember that one)

I think the Devs should do < insert gameplay mechanic here > just like in this game called < insert name of extremely popular game here >

Just because < insert gameplay mechanic here > worked in that game called < insert name of extremely popular game here > doesn't mean it'll work in DX:HR.

This is already in CopyPasta.


System Requirements

What are the system requirements gonna be?

It's designed to run on consoles, so your *insert 2 year old PC specs here* will probably run it.

Should I get this for PC or a console?

XBox or PS3?

This is already in CopyPasta.


Dev comments (including community manager comments, and comments from forumites to the devs):

The industry has grown up.

Devblog.

Soon.

SOO GREENLIGHT! (sorry Kodaemon... I missed it when you first posted it)

We played the first two games many times...

Orange, or lemon-lime?
Huh?

Deus Ex was kind of slow.

Dear Eidos Montreal...

Devs, please read.

A message from the Community Manager.

We have been completely ignored by Eidos Montreal for the past three years.

We haven't been ignored by Eidos Montreal - they just choose not to bow to your demands.

You're being heard.

Read the FAQ.

http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/5593/dugaslaugh.gif

The game is being polished.

This is already in CopyPasta.

Re: requests for PC footage/screens and information which covers specific gameplay elements: "We have a marketing plan."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juUbRBhihdo

The Plan

Trust me, it'll be great.

I can neither confirm nor deny, but I think you'll be happy.


Music:

Alex Brandon ftw!

Alex Brandon pls

Oh, Michael McCann is good!

Read the FAQ.

This is already in CopyPasta.


Game impressions:

This is not a Deus Ex game.

Don't name it Deus Ex, name it something different.

While Deus Ex: Human Revolution may be a great game, it won't be a great DEUS EX game.

I don't just want a good/great game, I want good/great Deus Ex.

I reserve all bad/negative/pessimistic judgment, but don't hold back on good/positive/optimistic judgment.

Will Deus Ex: Human Revolution require Steam/Games For Windows Live?

Steam sucks!

Steam rawks!

GFWL sucks!

GFWL rawks!

Will there be achievements in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

Achievements suck!

Achievements rawk!

The game will be on the XBOX 360 - achievements are mandatory.

XBOX 360 sucks!

XBOX 360 rawks!

Read the FAQ.

Where's the demo?

Are we getting a demo?

When are we going to see PC gameplay trailers?

Look at the lack of antialiasing!

Why are they using a PS3/Xbox to demo the game?

We keep seeing the same damn level!

Show us a different level.

This is already in CopyPasta.


Poster comments to other posters, as well as general comments:

Ignored.

You just want Deus Ex with updated graphics.

You're just looking at Deus Ex through rose-tinted glasses/nostalgia.

You should be happy you're finally getting a new Deus Ex game.

Deus Ex HR will be a great "sequel" but only for Deus Ex "fans" who didn't play or care all that much about the original Deus Ex.

Fedorova's augmented ass.

Troll.

What a shame.

Banhammer.

This game is a non-purchase for me because...

This game is no longer a day-one purchase for me.

http://img692.imageshack.us/img692/9101/youaredoomedbykvangela.png (http://img692.imageshack.us/i/youaredoomedbykvangela.png/)

It's Pre-Alpha footage.

Hey, no0b.. this subject has already been discussed here: (insert link(s) to half a dozen threads on the same subject).

Constructive criticism (or lack thereof).

Haterz.

Fanbois/grrlz.

Whiners.

Whiners whining about whiners.

Your whining will not change anything.

"Why isn't this a poll?" "You should make a poll out of this" "We need more polls"

Why can't you just trust that Eidos will do a great job with Human Revolution?

Read the FAQ.

Human Revaluations (with apologies to Dead-Eye - sorry, but every time I see you write that, I get a silly grin on my face)

http://www.majhost.com/gallery/OwlSolar/Stupid/beating.gif

Butthurt.

______ go back to the _______ forum, you've probably never played Deus Ex.

[mark my words] "Deus EX 3 will be vaporware"

I never asked for this.

< Insert developer/poster's name here > never asked for this.

Derp.

http://i54.tinypic.com/rtl0yp.jpg

True fan(s).

I guess some people just love to complain and moan.

This is already in CopyPasta.

Irate Iguana insults everybody on the forum.

There's a reason why DX has candy bars and soy snacks. In the future, human diet will be more vegetarian-based.

http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/2641/facepalmjensen.jpg (http://img13.imageshack.us/i/facepalmjensen.jpg/)

http://gon.cdn.on.net/screenshots/a/0/8054/2011-04-08/000072-PwnersSyndrome.jpg

They (the EM devs) may not post here because the general tone of the forum is so negative.

PC gamers are elitist snobs.


Moderators (comments from, and to/about mods):

Psssst... hey, (insert no0b poster nick)...MyImmortal is a female/dudette/woman

MyImmortal works for EM - of course she loves the game.

MyImmortal is not on EM's payroll. She does like what she's seen of the game so far.

MyImmortal never says anything bad about the game.

MyImmortal hasn't said anything bad about the game because she chooses to reserve judgement until after she has played it.

Mr. K/Jerion was brought to EM by the studio at their expense to play the game, of course he's going to say it's good.

Mr. K/Jerion went to EM on his own dime and stayed with friends.

Thread moved/merged/locked.

Post(s) moved/merged/locked/deleted.

In before the move/merge/lock/deletion.

Read the FAQ.

Read the ToU.

The Omar are Human.

The Omar are a Hive Mind.

The Omar are an AI.

The Omar are Creepy Mosquito People.

This is already in CopyPasta.

Moderators exist to ensure the ToU/rules are followed and also keep the threads/posts organised on the board.

Whatever a moderator says outside of these duties is their own personal opinion, like any other member here.


Modding/multiplayer:

I hope there will be an SDK.

The Crystal Dynamics engine doesn't have an SDK, but I'm working on breaking it down to do some limited modding.

Look! I've changed it from black and gold to black and blue.

What?! There's no multiplayer?!

I don't do multiplayer.

DXMP sucks!

DXMP rawks!

DX SDK rawks!

There was an SDK for DX? (heh...okay, I admit, that's my own thought, and probably shouldn't be on the list ;) )

Read the FAQ.

This is already in CopyPasta.


Pre-ordering / release date:

Why the **** does Gamestop get the exclusive bonus content?

Why the **** does Europe get the Augmented Edition with *all* the bonus game content?

Why the **** doesn't the U.S. Augmented Edition have *all* the bonus game content?

Read the FAQ.

What?! The game is pushed back to 2012?!

The game has been pushed back to Q2 2011.

This is already in CopyPasta.

Nobody knows the actual release date. (now obsolete)


Real world:

No wai will there be double-decker cities in 17 years!

Yes, wai! Look at how much has been constructed in Dubai/Shanghai over the past 20 years.

Aimee Mullins is hawt!

Aimee Mullins has some cool augmentations.

Dude! Like sexbots are real!

Dean Kamen.

Read the FAQ.

This is already in CopyPasta.


Miscellaneous:

Squeenix.

Pinky for President.

Pinky, the asexual(?) goddamn sexual tyrannosaurus, for President!

http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/2470/crateocookies.jpg (http://img508.imageshack.us/i/crateocookies.jpg/)

Pretentious Old Man, playing at running the world.

It's Pre-Alpha footage.

Bioshock sucks!

Bioshock rawks!

Psssst... hey, (insert no0b poster nick)...Angel-A is a female/dudette/woman.

I don't think this needed a thread.

STFU, this needed a thread.

Games suck these days.

Read the FAQ.

Deus Ex is a promotion of vegetarianism.

Deus Ex is a promotion of the savage consumption of all forms of life.

*Insert game here* is a great game because millions of people love it.

*Insert game here* is a great game because it has a high score on metacritic.

*Insert game here* is a great game because it won multiple GOTY awards.

I think I need a break from this forum.

IT'S A CONSPIRACY!!

Game journalists are kissing EM's ass.

Embargo.

Has that really been much of an issue that has been repeatedly discussed? I know I was out of the loop for a couple months, but I don't recall much of that issue, and TBH, [insert topic refrence here]. Still, if there's a consensus that it should be included, I have no problem with it.

Added. (Happy now?) ;)

This is already in CopyPasta.

Fixed.

I want to make an informed decision/purchase.


Special, not often heard comments :lmao:

"If even MyImmortal's against something, you know the idea's a bad one!" - Ashpolt

"I...I...actually agree with this!

THE WORLD HAS GONE MAD!" - Pretentious Old Man, in response to a comment by CoDEllite

"Aliens come from outside our planet. We haven't found any yet. Transgenics come from transplanting genes from one creature to another. You can buy transgenics at Walmart." - K^2

"It's Deus Ex, Jim, but not as we know it." - the guy




Note: The following was copied in its entirety from a post by PizzaTheHutt, his first post. I include the entire post, because it has quite a few CopyPasta standards all compiled into two paragraphs. IOW, it's a perfect example of what CopyPasta was originally intended for, and as such, deserves its place as the first entry into the newly created Hall of Fame category.


Hall of Fame


I don't think many people who are bashing DXHR with such minimal information have played Deus Ex recently. As someone who just played through it for the first time i can definitely say it has flaws and theirs a bit of nostalgia goggling going on here. For the most part the game is a puzzle game, it is the management of your ammo, medkits, and information in order to find a solution to the problem. You dump points into stats to solve the same problem one way or the other.

The choices you make ultimately don't matter, as you end up in the same place by the end and all previous actions can be discounted. While for its time it was only challenged by fallout in the freedom it gave, your pretty much stuck down a single path given your choices due to the difficulty of making enough levels for each stance JC can take. The game devolves to hoarding medkits and ammo until you get things like the Dragon Tooth or Health Regen Augmentation, which make the game very easy. And from that point it is simply finding the path to the objective. Basically the thing that made Deus Ex was the quality of the story and voice acting which would motivate you enough to really get into the gameplay. Melee takedowns and Health regen were already in the original Deus Ex, if you don't remember, your just given regen halfway in so you hoard bio-cells instead of medkits.

Pretentious Old Man.
14th Dec 2010, 17:07
The industry has grown up.

Pinky_Powers
14th Dec 2010, 17:09
This is... hilarious! And I approve! :thumb: :D

MaxxQ1
14th Dec 2010, 17:09
The industry has grown up.

Added.

handgriffsorgfaeltig
14th Dec 2010, 17:20
don't wanna look at adams back / do wanna look at fedorovas back

Ilves
14th Dec 2010, 17:23
Gosh. Three years in a nutshell. :lol:

MaxxQ1
14th Dec 2010, 17:27
don't wanna look at adams back / do wanna look at fedorovas back

Added, but with the Fedorova part removed, as I've only seen that one once or twice.

Kodaemon
14th Dec 2010, 17:39
This thread is SOO GREENLIGHT!

handgriffsorgfaeltig
14th Dec 2010, 17:40
Added, but with the Fedorova part removed, as I've only seen that one once or twice.

am i really the only one who feels this way? ...can't be me; everybody else must be wrong! :scratch:

MaxxQ1
14th Dec 2010, 17:43
am i really the only one who feels this way? ...can't be me; everybody else must be wrong! :scratch:

I don't think you're the only one, but no one has been saying it much. On the other hand, I just remembered I *have* seen a comment several times that I think will work for what you were trying to get across.

Lady_Of_The_Vine
14th Dec 2010, 17:44
This is the coolest forum thread EVER!, or at least for a long, long, l-o-n-g time.
Thanks, MaxxQ1. :thumb:


What a brilliant way to tie-up the loose ends of Phase 1, in readiness for Phase 2 and the release of DX:HR; which will no doubt bring even more discussions, good and bad. :D

handgriffsorgfaeltig
14th Dec 2010, 17:44
I don't think you're the only one, but no one has been saying it much...

hehe, hey your thread - your rules ^^ big THX!

Kodaemon
14th Dec 2010, 17:47
I postulate this list should be hidden somewhere in the game, a'la the traditional dev quote reel.

Pinky_Powers
14th Dec 2010, 17:56
I postulate this list should be hidden somewhere in the game, a'la the traditional dev quote reel.

That would indeed bring in a somber element of nostalgia, and probably make the whole thing better. :)

Irate_Iguana
14th Dec 2010, 17:57
The "Waist-high walls" are conveniently-placed.

MaxxQ1
14th Dec 2010, 18:00
The "Waist-high walls" are conveniently-placed.

Yup. I forgot about the second half of that. Edited.

Pinky_Powers
14th Dec 2010, 18:01
"Melee combat is now a rotten cutscene."

"Melee combat only feels like a rotten cutscene."

;)

Fox89
14th Dec 2010, 18:06
Highlighting from afar ruins immersion.

Highlighting from afar is probably optional.

Ammo counter in the middle of the screen is ridiculous.

Ammo counter in the middle of the screen is probably optional

:)

ZakKa89
14th Dec 2010, 18:08
Haha can't believe he forgot that fox89 ^


I approve of this thread! Here's some more:

"this is not a deus ex game"

"don't name it deus ex, name it something different"

"what made the first deux ex great was the immersion"

"Bioshock sucks"

CoDEllite
14th Dec 2010, 18:09
REBOOTS Rawk!!!

Fox89
14th Dec 2010, 18:12
No stats! It's no longer an RPG.

The RPG elements have been incorporated into the Augmentations.

No lockpicks or multitools, everything is done with hacking :(

There is still a consumable unlocking device available, and hacking looks quite fun!

(This thread is funzors)

oscarMike
14th Dec 2010, 18:16
"Cover system" is just another word for cheating!
Cover system is implemented because lean keys are retro!

:D

MaxxQ1
14th Dec 2010, 18:17
"Melee combat is now a rotten cutscene."

"Melee combat only feels like a rotten cutscene."

;)

Added, and also added another statement I've seen.


Highlighting from afar ruins immersion.

Highlighting from afar is probably optional.

Ammo counter in the middle of the screen is ridiculous.

Ammo counter in the middle of the screen is probably optional

:)

Added.


Haha can't believe he forgot that fox89 ^


I approve of this thread! Here's some more:

"this is not a deus ex game"

"don't name it deus ex, name it something different"

"what made the first deux ex great was the immersion"

"Bioshock sucks"

<blush> Yeah, so I forgot one of my own gripes. :rasp:


REBOOTS Rawk!!!

Sorry, but that one isn't as prevalent because you're about the only one saying it. It doesn't fit the criteria of this thread.


No stats! It's no longer an RPG.

The RPG elements have been incorporated into the Augmentations.

No lockpicks or multitools, everything is done with hacking :(

There is still a consumable unlocking device available, and hacking looks quite fun!

(This thread is funzors)

Added.

Pinky_Powers
14th Dec 2010, 18:21
Ignored.

Ha! Bloody brilliant! That should've been at the top. :cool:

Happy
14th Dec 2010, 18:28
This thread is SOO GREENLIGHT!

Agree - we need to add something about being greenlight!

CoDEllite
14th Dec 2010, 18:28
Sorry, but that one isn't as prevalent because you're about the only one saying it. It doesn't fit the criteria of this thread.



Sadface :( . But Human Revolution is a reboot. I could have sworn more people here share my point of view. I'm just sure HR will be an awesome generation defining game like Red Dead Redemption or Bioshock were :) .

Happy
14th Dec 2010, 18:29
Did you say something about health regen? Maybe I missed it on the list?

MaxxQ1
14th Dec 2010, 18:31
Agree - we need to add something about being greenlight!

Added, with credit to Kodaemon since I missed it the first time around.


Did you say something about health regen? Maybe I missed it on the list?

Yeah, it's right under the black and gold comments.

oscarMike
14th Dec 2010, 18:33
-Health reg. and cover system are in the game because half of the world is playing Modern Warfare and other half Gears of War!
-Skills and Augs are one thing!
-Skills and Augs becoming one thing is a serious downgrade for gameplay!

:D:D

god bless you MaxxQ1

VectorM
14th Dec 2010, 18:35
Someone pissed all over the screen.

MaxxQ1
14th Dec 2010, 18:39
-Health reg. and cover system are in the game because half of the world is playing Modern Warfare and other half Gears of War!
-Skills and Augs are one thing!
-Skills and Augs becoming one thing is a serious downgrade for gameplay!

:D:D

god bless you MaxxQ1

Heh... I appreciate the sentiment, even though I don't believe in god.

Added, but left out -Skills and Augs are one thing! because that was already mentioned.

BTW, I'm starting to try to group similar things together, so if you don't see the newer additions at the bottom, more than likely I've incorporated them into or near previous similar comments.


Someone pissed all over the screen.

If that's referring to the color palette of the art design, it's already covered. I'm not going to add variations on the same theme.

Edit: Off to work now. It's gonna be interesting to see what comes up over the next 10 hours or so.

St. Mellow
14th Dec 2010, 23:43
Your thread is so awesome, it got approved.

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f377/nilsbull/dobbsapproved.gif

+Internets for you! Now I don't even need to read any other thread. I'll just come in here and see what has been added to the list. :D :p

mentalkase
15th Dec 2010, 00:46
I hope you're happy with yourself. You realise you've just made any further need for this forum redundant?

AlexOfSpades
15th Dec 2010, 02:14
Awesome, awesome, awesome.

This is the thread this forum was missing.

Nice one!

Add something about the pre-ordering bonuses, Gamestop, Augmented Edition and so on. Also, SDK's. Those were discussed over and over and over and over and over.

ChrisVCB
15th Dec 2010, 02:16
Something along the lines of "Switching between FPS and TPS all the time will be too jarring". See that all the time.

Fluffis
15th Dec 2010, 03:14
Completely kick-ass thread MaxxQ1! :worship: (Edit: Is it just me, or is the effect of that smiley sort of ruined by the black background...?)

"You win the Internetz!"

MaxxQ1
15th Dec 2010, 07:33
Awesome, awesome, awesome.

This is the thread this forum was missing.

Nice one!

Add something about the pre-ordering bonuses, Gamestop, Augmented Edition and so on. Also, SDK's. Those were discussed over and over and over and over and over.

Added.


Something along the lines of "Switching between FPS and TPS all the time will be too jarring". See that all the time.

Added.

Also, in case no one noticed, I've finally got everything placed into categories, and added a few more things I thought of while I was at work (thank goodness we keep notepads handy at our machines).

Thanks to everyone who has made suggestions. It wouldn't be nearly as much fun if I had to come up with all that myself. Keep 'em coming, folks. I'm enjoying this for the moment, but only because I'm the center of attention here :D

Thanks for the comments about how much you all are enjoying the thread. I was actually a bit hesitant to start it, because I thought people would think it was a stupid idea. Nice to know I can hit one out of the park once in awhile...

Coyotegrey
15th Dec 2010, 07:37
Bless you.

MaxxQ1
15th Dec 2010, 07:38
Bless you.

GAHHH!!! More of that religion stuff! ;)

J/K... thanks Kyle.

Jerion
15th Dec 2010, 07:48
Best thread ever.

MaxxQ1
15th Dec 2010, 07:50
Best thread ever.

I doubt that.

But, it's pretty close. :rasp:

Edit: Heh... every few minutes, I keep thinking of something else to add. That post is gonna be huge!

Brockxz
15th Dec 2010, 08:12
"The radar and 3rd person don't make the game too easy, they just stop it from being too hard"

^ This when someone tries to justify 3rd person implementation because todays games have better AI and 3rd person game balance difficulty :)

MaxxQ1
15th Dec 2010, 08:19
"The radar and 3rd person don't make the game too easy, they just stop it from being too hard"

^ This when someone tries to justify 3rd person implementation because todays games have better AI and 3rd person game balance difficulty :)

Added.

ZakKa89
15th Dec 2010, 09:02
-AI will make or break this game

-AI in Deus Ex 1 was stupid.

MaxxQ1
15th Dec 2010, 09:10
-AI will make or break this game

-AI in Deus Ex 1 was stupid.

Added, and slightly embellished.

DeusExOne
15th Dec 2010, 09:16
https://xo7yqa.bay.livefilestore.com/y1pvX7Te9y8e6JBbeUvJZvSC8SyKWGYbq4vhGJJiByZD3AqGypzzM0MTw8gjs6KEJTXucQsUF7bAEcQ98GiNnQqljLsN9s2mPVS/CybirthDx.png?psid=1
Yes we can

ZakKa89
15th Dec 2010, 09:24
Oh, no. You're not going to ruin this thread as well

DeusExOne
15th Dec 2010, 09:32
https://xo7yqa.bay.livefilestore.com/y1pvX7Te9y8e6JBbeUvJZvSC8SyKWGYbq4vhGJJiByZD3AqGypzzM0MTw8gjs6KEJTXucQsUF7bAEcQ98GiNnQqljLsN9s2mPVS/CybirthDx.png?psid=1

Deus Ex is so perfect ...except the AI

https://xo7yqa.bay.livefilestore.com/y1pvX7Te9y8e6JBbeUvJZvSC8SyKWGYbq4vhGJJiByZD3AqGypzzM0MTw8gjs6KEJTXucQsUF7bAEcQ98GiNnQqljLsN9s2mPVS/CybirthDx.png?psid=1
Agree for all

Sotsiak
15th Dec 2010, 10:46
Health regen was optional.

Health regen is not optional anymore.

YOU had the choice!!!

MaxxQ1
15th Dec 2010, 10:50
Health regen was optional.

Health regen is not optional anymore.

YOU had the choice!!!

Added.

Daedalus CiarĂ¡n
15th Dec 2010, 11:20
Awh, I was hoping these would all be links to the arguments themselves, not just a summary line. Still cool though, well done.

[FGS]Shadowrunner
15th Dec 2010, 11:38
Dont click on it, I'm just showing the link that DeusExOne has been spamming for the past few days...

https://xo7yqa.bay.livefilestore.com/y1pvX7Te9y8e6JBbeUvJZvSC8SyKWGYbq4vhGJJiByZD3AqGypzzM0MTw8gjs6KEJTXucQsUF7bAEcQ98GiNnQqljLsN9s2mPVS/CybirthDx.png?psid=1

DeusExOne, everytime you post that image, no-one can see it, because it is requiring people to login first.
Must be like the 4th time someone told you.

Interesting thread.

It's fun guessing the FAQ for Phase 2.

Kodaemon
15th Dec 2010, 11:57
I just noticed we don't have anything here about killing children. This is inexcusable.

ZakKa89
15th Dec 2010, 12:08
I just noticed we don't have anything here about killing children. This is inexcusable.

No it's there under 'kids' :)


Will we be able to kill kids?

Why the do you want to kill kids? Are you some kind of psycho?

Are kids in the game?

The game takes place at night (mostly). How many kids do you see wandering around late at night?



@shadowrunner: ignore him he's trolling everywhere.

[FGS]Shadowrunner
15th Dec 2010, 12:12
LOL filed under "ignored" just like OP's post.

Kodaemon
15th Dec 2010, 12:16
Ah, my bad.

DeusExOne
15th Dec 2010, 12:18
Ok, now it works. Sorry for the fuss in the forums. On DX:HR OFFICIAL Images/Wallpaper Gallery & Fan Art Thread - Latest Screenies or here, my post is clear. Enjoy
http://desmond.yfrog.com/Himg600/scaled.php?tn=0&server=600&filename=dxxyz4.png&xsize=640&ysize=640

[FGS]Shadowrunner
15th Dec 2010, 12:21
Yes I saw your pic finally in the other thread!

Donvermicelli
15th Dec 2010, 12:59
I postulate this list should be hidden somewhere in the game, a'la the traditional dev quote reel.

Would be awesome indeed, something along the lines of a memo of a police officer/soldier complaining that there are too many walls placed on streets etc. Kinda like you could find arguments/conspiracies in the form of memo's mails in DeusEx

[FGS]Shadowrunner
15th Dec 2010, 15:21
Great idea, Detroit Police station e-mails or something...

The DXMP community has been discussing for years how we would like to see a particular called [T]F***head being written into Deus Ex officially. All agree he is the coolest player of all. F***head likes to spam "yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaah" if he dies or kills someone with lam or gep. If a lot of people are dying by lam, tnt, law etc and getting upset... he just quietly comments "big explosions".

oscarMike
15th Dec 2010, 17:25
>>Retinal Prosthesis being initial augmentation, highlights from afar probably WON'T be optional!<<

:D

MaxxQ1
15th Dec 2010, 17:29
>>Retinal Prosthesis being initial augmentation, highlights from afar probably WON'T be optional!<<

:D

Added.

Happy
15th Dec 2010, 17:34
OK - hold on to your hat - here's some more :)

[I don't like the direction they are headed in with DE:HR] "I'm waiting for Deus Ex 4"

and my personal favorite by both myself and irate iguana...







"Why isn't this a poll?" "You should make a poll out of this" "We need more polls"

MaxxQ1
15th Dec 2010, 18:02
Awh, I was hoping these would all be links to the arguments themselves, not just a summary line. Still cool though, well done.

Sorry. Somehow, I missed your post earlier.

Adding links to the relevant "discussions" referenced is a good idea, but would be a monumental undertaking. Some of these references go back almost the full three years this forum has existed, and would require a serious search. Also, there are certain topics that crop up in many threads (merging notwithstanding), and the joke would be lost unless I added links to *all* those threads.

That said, I could still do it with a little help from other posters here, if they felt it was necessary/needed/wanted. It's not like I actually expect this thread to be an actual reference to newbies to the forum. If they really want to know what the meaning(s) behind some of the references are, they can simply do their own search. If they go that route, they may want to keep in mind that a lot of the references are simply generalizations on themes, and aren't good search terms.


OK - hold on to your hat - here's some more :)

[I don't like the direction they are headed in with DE:HR] "I'm waiting for Deus Ex 4"

and my personal favorite by both myself and irate iguana...







"Why isn't this a poll?" "You should make a poll out of this" "We need more polls"


Added the poll comments, but didn't add the "Waiting for Deus Ex 4" comment because I haven't seen that one much, if at all. I don't read all threads here, so there may be several people who have said that, but it's my impression that even if several people *have* said it, it hasn't garnered enough for-or-against discussion to warrant inclusion.

OTOH, if you want to start a thread specifically about that, and it generates some serious discussion, arguments, or general silliness, then I'll only be too happy (no pun intended) to include it.

Happy
15th Dec 2010, 18:28
That's fine - not too many threads with it in - but before the mass bannings there were several players who would say it - I think even Ashpolt has said it once or twice before - but if you have to go back a year ago to find it - then I think it shouldn't make the list.


BTW - do you have anything on conveniently placed barriers? :)

MaxxQ1
15th Dec 2010, 18:33
That's fine - not too many threads with it in - but before the mass bannings there were several players who would say it - I think even Ashpolt has said it once or twice before - but if you have to go back a year ago to find it - then I think it shouldn't make the list.

It's not so much having to search back a year or more - after all, some references go back even farther (Crate o' Cookies comes to mind) - it's just that I don't think it's been prevalent enough to be considered a "forum meme". Of course, that's only my opinion, especially as I've admitted that I haven't read every single post in every single thread.


BTW - do you have anything on conveniently placed barriers? :)

Yep. Under the Gameplay heading, third one down.

[FGS]Shadowrunner
15th Dec 2010, 18:51
People posting a pic of money.

"Games suck these days"

"Anti-DXMP" statements

"Anti-DX1 SDK" statements

"Anti-Liking all 3 titles" statements

People revealing their knowledge of a Deus Ex game is innacurate. Same thing with the storyline too.

People often reveal that they haven't actually played the whole of Deus Ex 1, missed a room or secret etc...

"I don't think this needed a thread"

"STFU, this needed a thread"

MaxxQ1
15th Dec 2010, 19:15
Shadowrunner;1542993']
"Games suck these days"

"Anti-DXMP" statements

"Anti-DX1 SDK" statements

"I don't think this needed a thread"

"STFU, this needed a thread"

Only added these. The rest didn't feel like they belonged. Maybe in a similar thread in the actual DX forums.

JobeGDG
15th Dec 2010, 19:41
This thread is a clear example of how internet forums are being dumbed down for the console generation. It sacrifices the flavor and nuance of individual arguments for the sake of quick summarizing for the ADD masses. And why is the text in the OP gold? All the text I read isn't gold in real life. I hate gold; I think I'll create a duplicate of that post where all the text is blue.

You should call this a Copy and Paste thread about some other game, because while it may be good, it's not staying true to the principles put forth by other Deus Ex: Human Revolution threads.

MaxxQ1
15th Dec 2010, 20:00
This thread is a clear example of how internet forums are being dumbed down for the console generation. It sacrifices the flavor and nuance of individual arguments for the sake of quick summarizing for the ADD masses. And why is the text in the OP gold? All the text I read isn't gold in real life. I hate gold; I think I'll create a duplicate of that post where all the text is blue.

You should call this a Copy and Paste thread about some other game, because while it may be good, it's not staying true to the principles put forth by other Deus Ex: Human Revolution threads.

:lol: :thumb: :thumb:

FrankCSIS
16th Dec 2010, 00:26
"less granularity"

Oh wait, wrong game!

There should still be a reference to IW somewhere...

"They want to avoid the pitfalls of IW but are reproducing them anyway" or some such thing. I know I've seen this a few times.

btw, my personal touch, "where's the demo?"

H.D.Case
16th Dec 2010, 08:38
GREAT thread, pls make it sticky sticky!

I would add..
Alex Brandon ftw!
Alex Brandon pls
Oh, Michael McCann is good!
(btw, is it only me that there seem to be too much ambient music in gameplays? Nothing what we expected anyway - thing for another thread ofc, if sb's willing to continue)

SyphonX
16th Dec 2010, 09:33
If your chief complaint for third-person is that "you don't want to see Adam's ass", then you are what is wrong with the gaming industry; and you have serious sexual insecurity issues.

Irate_Iguana
16th Dec 2010, 09:42
If your chief complaint for third-person is that "you don't want to see Adam's ass", then you are what is wrong with the gaming industry; and you have serious sexual insecurity issues.

Way to miss the fact that this thread is supposed to be tongue-in-cheek. Also, way to miss 25+ threads on the subject.

SyphonX
16th Dec 2010, 09:46
Don't really care.

I'm not going to necro an old thread just so people can complain about it. My statement remains.

ZakKa89
16th Dec 2010, 09:56
Dude this thread is for fun, not for discussion. Way to miss the point.

MaxxQ1
16th Dec 2010, 11:43
"less granularity"

Oh wait, wrong game!

There should still be a reference to IW somewhere...

"They want to avoid the pitfalls of IW but are reproducing them anyway" or some such thing. I know I've seen this a few times.

btw, my personal touch, "where's the demo?"

Added, with a small note from myself on the pifalls comment.


GREAT thread, pls make it sticky sticky!

I would add..
Alex Brandon ftw!
Alex Brandon pls
Oh, Michael McCann is good!
(btw, is it only me that there seem to be too much ambient music in gameplays? Nothing what we expected anyway - thing for another thread ofc, if sb's willing to continue)

Not only added, but created a new category (Music). Nice thing is, this is pretty much something everyone here agrees on. McCann's music really *is* good.


If your chief complaint for third-person is that "you don't want to see Adam's ass", then you are what is wrong with the gaming industry; and you have serious sexual insecurity issues.

It's not *my* complaint. In fact, I can only claim four or five complaints in that list, although they are major ones. But that particular one isn't one of them.


Don't really care.

I'm not going to necro an old thread just so people can complain about it. My statement remains.

Ignored*

(seewhutIdidthere?)

BTW, if you want to discuss this, please take it to PM. I would prefer not to have any conflict in this thread. You may not get the humor or point of this thread - not surprising, considering how new you are here - but that's no reason to ruin it for everyone else.

*Not really

Ashpolt
16th Dec 2010, 12:22
Haha, I was going to suggest we just have "Whiners" as a word all on its own, but I see you've already got it. Good job! Perhaps also "Whiners whining about whiners"?

MaxxQ1
16th Dec 2010, 12:24
Haha, I was going to suggest we just have "Whiners" as a word all on its own, but I see you've already got it. Good job! Perhaps also "Whiners whining about whiners"?

Added. :thumb:

Irate_Iguana
16th Dec 2010, 12:31
I'm pasting this wonderful .gif here so I can find it quickly.

http://www.majhost.com/gallery/OwlSolar/Stupid/beating.gif

AxiomaticBadger
16th Dec 2010, 14:21
Third-person doesn't ruin immersion.

There's no difference between chest-high walls and crates or barrels.

If you don't like takedowns, try using a gun instead.

Lean keys are pointless if we can strafe.

Deus Ex had highlighting.

...I'm helping! :D

MaxxQ1
16th Dec 2010, 18:23
I'm pasting this wonderful .gif here so I can find it quickly.

http://www.majhost.com/gallery/OwlSolar/Stupid/beating.gif

Added.


Third-person doesn't ruin immersion.

There's no difference between chest-high walls and crates or barrels.

If you don't like takedowns, try using a gun instead.

Lean keys are pointless if we can strafe.

Deus Ex had highlighting.

...I'm helping! :D

Added.

Deus_Ex_Machina
17th Dec 2010, 01:32
I'm posting this vid (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6j8jMn2Kcgs&fmt=18) for teh lulz.

Lady_Of_The_Vine
17th Dec 2010, 12:27
Shouldn't the case for vegetarianism and lab-meat be on that list. :p

MaxxQ1
17th Dec 2010, 16:32
Shouldn't the case for vegetarianism and lab-meat be on that list. :p

I've been trying ever since I started this to figure out how to word it. If you care to take a stab at it, I'll add it.

Of course you realize that I'll have to add the canivorous side of that equation as well... ;)

Lady_Of_The_Vine
17th Dec 2010, 16:45
Absolutely. I wouldn't have it any other way.

Okay, to keep it simple just add:

The original DX had soy packs and candy bars for the player's nourishment. It is obvious that in the future, vegetarianism and synthetic meat produce will become more predominant. Why? Because better management of the world's resources will demand it.


Thank you. :)

Pinky_Powers
17th Dec 2010, 17:09
I've been trying ever since I started this to figure out how to word it. If you care to take a stab at it, I'll add it.

Of course you realize that I'll have to add the canivorous side of that equation as well... ;)

"Deus Ex is a promotion of vegetarianism."

"Deus Ex is a promotion of the savage consumption of all forms of life."

:)

Lady_Of_The_Vine
17th Dec 2010, 17:10
^
Genius! :cool:
Thanks Pinky!

MaxxQ1
17th Dec 2010, 17:30
"Deus Ex is a promotion of vegetarianism."

"Deus Ex is a promotion of the savage consumption of all forms of life."

:)


^
Genius! :cool:
Thanks Pinky!

If it's cool with both of you, I'll go with Pinky's suggestions. They fit better with the humorous theme.

Edit: Added Pinky's version under the Miscellaneous category - I wasn't sure where else to put it.

BTW MI, maybe try to come up with something mentioning the Omar? You've been promoting them for so long now, that it almost *requires* inclusion.

Pinky_Powers
17th Dec 2010, 17:52
Rock on!

Though, shouldn't it go under Game Impressions?

Cheers.

MaxxQ1
17th Dec 2010, 18:16
Rock on!

Though, shouldn't it go under Game Impressions?

Cheers.

I thought about that, but something held me back. I just didn't feel right, and I'm more of a gut instinct person.

AxiomaticBadger
18th Dec 2010, 13:11
The Omar are Human
The Omar are a Hive Mind
The Omar are an AI
The Omar are Creepy Mosquito People.

MaxxQ1
18th Dec 2010, 16:25
The Omar are Human
The Omar are a Hive Mind
The Omar are an AI
The Omar are Creepy Mosquito People.

Added.

ZakKa89
18th Dec 2010, 17:38
*insert game here* is a great game because millions of people love it
*insert game here* is a great game because it has a high score on metacritic
*insert game here* is a great game because it won multiple GOTY awards

Kodaemon
18th Dec 2010, 17:56
Not to be immodest, but... invisible grabby tentacle?

MaxxQ1
18th Dec 2010, 18:28
*insert game here* is a great game because millions of people love it
*insert game here* is a great game because it has a high score on metacritic
*insert game here* is a great game because it won multiple GOTY awards

Added.


Not to be immodest, but... invisible grabby tentacle?

Added.

Kodaemon
18th Dec 2010, 18:50
OMG, this AND the bungee tentacle aug! :D

Rindill the Red
18th Dec 2010, 19:24
I issue a challenge to all enterprising forum members...

Create a coherent discussion between two or sometimes three people using only the sentences in the copy and paste OP.

Person who uses the most sentences (and it must stay coherent and natural), wins a prize (TBD).

ZakKa89
18th Dec 2010, 19:26
I issue a challenge to all enterprising forum members...

Create a coherent discussion between two or sometimes three people using only the sentences in the copy and paste OP.

Person who uses the most sentences (and it must stay coherent and natural), wins a prize (TBD).

Let's do this after we get enough sentences in :D

TrickyVein
18th Dec 2010, 19:43
I thought about that, but something held me back.

Kodaemon
18th Dec 2010, 20:05
An invisible grabby tentacle?

TrickyVein
18th Dec 2010, 20:17
Rock on!

MaxxQ1
19th Dec 2010, 00:42
Updated with:

"I think I need a break from this forum."

And a couple new entries under the newly expanded Pre-ordering / release date category.

ZakKa89
19th Dec 2010, 00:45
Updated with:

"I think I need a break from this forum."

And a couple new entries under the newly expanded Pre-ordering / release date category.

Was about to suggest it here as well : D

You are fast, bro

MaxxQ1
19th Dec 2010, 00:56
Was about to suggest it here as well : D

You are fast, bro

Heh... not my visitation weekend, so I have nothing better to do than sit around hitting F5 every 2 minutes. :D

Ilves
19th Dec 2010, 09:24
I believe this belongs in the museum:

http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/5593/dugaslaugh.gif

MaxxQ1
19th Dec 2010, 10:11
I believe this belongs in the museum:

http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/5593/dugaslaugh.gif

Added.

ZakKa89
19th Dec 2010, 23:22
from the CM: "You're being heard"

:D

Kodaemon
19th Dec 2010, 23:26
Oh come on, that's just cruel :rasp:

ZakKa89
19th Dec 2010, 23:37
I have no cruel intentions, honestly. I just think it's a perfect addition to this thread :)

Kodaemon
19th Dec 2010, 23:38
I think we haven't heard it enough times yet here, but maybe I'm biased because of my days at the C&C boards, where the comment was bread and butter.

ZakKa89
19th Dec 2010, 23:41
I think we haven't heard it enough times yet here, but maybe I'm biased because of my days at the C&C boards, where the comment was bread and butter.

Which C&C game? Because the last ones were absolutely horrible.

Rindill the Red
19th Dec 2010, 23:41
We hear you, we just aren't listening.

Kodaemon
19th Dec 2010, 23:45
Which C&C game? Because the last ones were absolutely horrible.

Ditto. Ever since the first details about C&C4 appeared, fans were practically screaming YOU'RE DOING IT WRONG at EA, guess what the usual answer to the criticism was.

ZakKa89
19th Dec 2010, 23:47
Ditto. Ever since the first details about C&C4 appeared, fans were practically screaming YOU'RE DOING IT WRONG at EA, guess what the usual answer to the criticism was.

I thought so. That game was nothing more than a shamefull attempt to cash-in on the franchise's popularity.

MaxxQ1
20th Dec 2010, 00:30
from the CM: "You're being heard"

:D

Added.

While that particular phrase has seen few instances, it falls under the same general theme of past discussions of us being ignored, which is why I went ahead and added it.

I just want to reiterate though, that this is all in fun, and *not* meant as a slam against EM. I feel I have to mention that from time to time, because some people - very few - don't seem to "get it".

ZakKa89
20th Dec 2010, 00:33
I just want to reiterate though, that this is all in fun, and *not* meant as a slam against EM. I feel I have to mention that from time to time, because some people - very few - don't seem to "get it".

Sad but true, you should probably make this in red color and a bigger font and edit it in the OP or something. But even then some people still don't get it ;p

mad_red
20th Dec 2010, 01:40
My favourite hand-holding comment. Credits to Puzl
http://forums.eidosgames.com/showpost.php?p=1521723&postcount=110

"In DX:HR, Jocks apartment finds YOU!

MaxxQ1
20th Dec 2010, 02:17
My favourite hand-holding comment. Credits to Puzl
http://forums.eidosgames.com/showpost.php?p=1521723&postcount=110

"In DX:HR, Jocks apartment finds YOU!

Is this something that has been said over and over again? I think I've only seen it the one time. I started this thread as a repository of comments/posts/threads that have been repeated anywhere from several times to ad infinitum.

I agree it's a great comment, but it doesn't quite fit the requirements for inclusion.

LeMoN_LiMe
20th Dec 2010, 04:33
Paying for pre-order bonus content is bull.

.............well it is :hmm:

avenging_teabag
20th Dec 2010, 07:13
Invisible War wasn't a bad game, it just didn't live up to the original. (I can't believe it hasn't been mentioned yet)

Deus_Ex_Machina
20th Dec 2010, 07:18
Invisible War wasn't a bad game, it just didn't live up to the original. (I can't believe it hasn't been mentioned yet)

How about:

"Invisible War was a great game because it took DX in a new direction."

"Invisible War was an abomination because it took DX in the wrong direction."

Cronstintein
20th Dec 2010, 07:24
^ and don't forget the reverse: IW was the worst sequel EVAR!!!!!

gah! Ninja'd!

BONZAI!

MaxxQ1
20th Dec 2010, 08:08
Invisible War wasn't a bad game, it just didn't live up to the original. (I can't believe it hasn't been mentioned yet)


How about:

"Invisible War was a great game because it took DX in a new direction."

"Invisible War was an abomination because it took DX in the wrong direction."

Both added.

ZakKa89
20th Dec 2010, 10:34
How about:

"Invisible War was a great game because it took DX in a new direction."


That was actually said on this forum? Multiple times?:eek:

What has the world come to?

[FGS]Shadowrunner
20th Dec 2010, 12:34
Merry Xmas

I think the Devs should do < > just like in this game called < >

pha
20th Dec 2010, 13:11
^ Here's another one:

"Just because < > worked in that game called < > doesn't mean it'll work in DX:HR."

MaxxQ1
20th Dec 2010, 16:51
That was actually said on this forum? Multiple times?:eek:

What has the world come to?

In the case of this one, it's more of a generalized statement taking into account everything good said about DXIW.

I *do* think I'm going to have to do some editing of the list. Kinda weed it out a bit. I'm thinking some things that are in there don't really need to be there, and others could be rolled into similar comments. I'll have to take a serious look at it sometime after the holidays.

In the meantime, if anyone has suggestions for cleaning it up a bit, I'd welcome them.


Shadowrunner;1545271']Merry Xmas

I think the Devs should do < > just like in this game called < >


^ Here's another one:

"Just because < > worked in that game called < > doesn't mean it'll work in DX:HR."

Both added.

mad_red
20th Dec 2010, 22:56
Is this something that has been said over and over again? I think I've only seen it the one time. I started this thread as a repository of comments/posts/threads that have been repeated anywhere from several times to ad infinitum.

I agree it's a great comment, but it doesn't quite fit the requirements for inclusion.

That's okay by me. I think it can work, but it's only been mentioned once afaik.

ZakKa89
21st Dec 2010, 19:27
We are very lucky to even get a Deus Ex 3

MaxxQ1
21st Dec 2010, 19:29
We are very lucky to even get a Deus Ex 3

Already there. Third entry under "Poster Comments..."

You should be happy you're finally getting a new Deus Ex game.

ZakKa89
21st Dec 2010, 19:35
Ah sorry :3

BigBoss
22nd Dec 2010, 02:53
Well this is the forum in a nutshell

AxiomaticBadger
22nd Dec 2010, 15:07
Deus Ex Invisible War was a terrible game on it's own merits.

CoDEllite
22nd Dec 2010, 16:11
How about this to sum up the forum. Deus Ex HR will be a great "sequel" but only for Deus Ex "fans" who didn't play or care all that much about the original Deus Ex :) . Although, "we are lucky to even get Deus Ex 3" is probably a better overall summary.

AxiomaticBadger
22nd Dec 2010, 16:34
Deus Ex HR will be a great "sequel" but only for Deus Ex "fans" who didn't play or care all that much about the original Deus Ex :) .

Hmm, that is the kind of whiny hatemongering we get in this forum. Good call.


edit---
http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa113/AxiomaticBadger/Healthy.jpg

MaxxQ1
22nd Dec 2010, 17:06
Deus Ex Invisible War was a terrible game on it's own merits.

Added.


How about this to sum up the forum. Deus Ex HR will be a great "sequel" but only for Deus Ex "fans" who didn't play or care all that much about the original Deus Ex :) . Although, "we are lucky to even get Deus Ex 3" is probably a better overall summary.

Must... not... comment.

Added.

JCpies
22nd Dec 2010, 17:49
______ go back to the _______ forum, you've probably never played Deus Ex.

Happy
22nd Dec 2010, 17:56
Here's an older one that used to get thrown around all the time (about a year ago).

[mark my words] "Deus EX 3 will be vaporware"

:)

MaxxQ1
22nd Dec 2010, 18:06
______ go back to the _______ forum, you've probably never played Deus Ex.

Added


Here's an older one that used to get thrown around all the time (about a year ago).

[mark my words] "Deus EX 3 will be vaporware"

:)

Added, but I'll have to take your word on it. About a year ago, I was taking a break from this place, so I probably missed it.

Mindmute
22nd Dec 2010, 18:24
Added, but I'll have to take your word on it. About a year ago, I was taking a break from this place, so I probably missed it.

I think I saw it once, maybe twice, but to be honest it wasn't a frequent comment. Not sure if it really belongs in the thread.

MaxxQ1
22nd Dec 2010, 18:25
I think I saw it once, maybe twice, but to be honest it wasn't a frequent comment. Not sure if it really belongs in the thread.

I'll let it sit there for the moment. If anyone else cares to comment about the viability of that one being included, let me know, and I'll make a final decision in a few days.

lithos
23rd Dec 2010, 02:50
Here's one you need to add:

"I'm too cool for this forum, yet here I am."

Should hit close to home, Maxx.

MaxxQ1
23rd Dec 2010, 09:16
Here's one you need to add:

"I'm too cool for this forum, yet here I am."

Should hit close to home, Maxx.

Excuse me?

Irate_Iguana
23rd Dec 2010, 20:14
How did we miss "IT'S A CONSPIRACY!!"?

MaxxQ1
24th Dec 2010, 06:59
How did we miss "IT'S A CONSPIRACY!!"?

Yeah... How *did* we miss that one?

Added (at the very bottom of the OP, under Miscellaneous).

Fox89
24th Dec 2010, 23:10
Oh! You need to add this on the section where you cover trolls:

"What a shame".

We say that a lot to bad news and or people whining over nothing :)

MaxxQ1
27th Dec 2010, 00:59
Oh! You need to add this on the section where you cover trolls:

"What a shame".

We say that a lot to bad news and or people whining over nothing :)

Added.

Happy
28th Dec 2010, 21:24
I think I saw it once, maybe twice, but to be honest it wasn't a frequent comment. Not sure if it really belongs in the thread.

Really??? You missed the whole thread about vaporware and Duke Nukem... really???

Well since we have DE:HR - maybe we don't need the quote, but don't say it didn't happen, bro :)

ZakKa89
8th Jan 2011, 11:40
Hmm I might be reading over it, but I just can't find "If you don't like the cover system, DONT USE IT"

I am a bit sleepy though so might have missed it.

AlexOfSpades
8th Jan 2011, 13:42
I just wanted to say that i love this thread

pha
8th Jan 2011, 13:45
You can add something about Japanization of the game after Square Enix got involved.

Ninjerk
8th Jan 2011, 17:20
I never asked for this.

< Insert developer/poster's name here > never asked for this.

Derp.

MaxxQ1
10th Jan 2011, 00:16
Hmm I might be reading over it, but I just can't find "If you don't like the cover system, DONT USE IT"

I am a bit sleepy though so might have missed it.

Added. It's about halfway down the Gameplay category, with the other entries that mention the cover system.


I never asked for this.

< Insert developer/poster's name here > never asked for this.

Derp.

Added. At the bottom of the "Poster Comments..." category.


You can add something about Japanization of the game after Square Enix got involved.

Has that really been much of an issue that has been repeatedly discussed? I know I was out of the loop for a couple months, but I don't recall much of that issue, and TBH, I've been rather impressed at how "hands-off" Squeenix has been. Still, if there's a consensus that it should be included, I have no problem with it.

Tverdyj
10th Jan 2011, 03:29
I haven't seen anyhtign about system requirements on that list...

What are the system requirements gonna be?
it's designed to run on consoles, so your *insert 2 year old PC specs here* will probably run it.

Should I get this for PC or a console?

ZakKa89
25th Jan 2011, 09:08
Shameless BUMP

MaxxQ1
25th Jan 2011, 17:03
I haven't seen anyhtign about system requirements on that list...

What are the system requirements gonna be?
it's designed to run on consoles, so your *insert 2 year old PC specs here* will probably run it.

Should I get this for PC or a console?

Sorry I didn't see this before.

Added - under a new category right below gameplay:

System Requirements

Rindill the Red
25th Jan 2011, 19:27
What, DX:HR is a prequel? But it looks so much more futuristic!

What, no lock-picks? But then they go back to mechanical locks in Deus Ex?

DX:HR takes place before the collapse, in different places than Deus Ex... so it looks different.

Deus Ex would look a lot different with today's technology.

Think of DX:HR as more of a reboot than a true prequel.

You think it's time to have a contest to see who can use the most copy pasta to make a coherent discussion?

MaxxQ1
26th Jan 2011, 06:18
What, DX:HR is a prequel? But it looks so much more futuristic!

What, no lock-picks? But then they go back to mechanical locks in Deus Ex?

DX:HR takes place before the collapse, in different places than Deus Ex... so it looks different.

Deus Ex would look a lot different with today's technology.

Think of DX:HR as more of a reboot than a true prequel.

All of these are already in there, in one form or another.


You think it's time to have a contest to see who can use the most copy pasta to make a coherent discussion?

I don't see why not, as long as there is the uinderstanding that there's no actual prize for the winner (unless EM wants to donate something).

TBH, I've kinda been waiting for someone to go ahead and give it a try.

Jerion
26th Jan 2011, 06:20
I think Kyle might be able to spare a Steam DX download code. Alternately I could spare a download code for my music as a prize, though I dunno if anybody here listens to or actually cares about my ambient stuff.

MaxxQ1
26th Jan 2011, 06:54
I think Kyle might be able to spare a Steam DX download code. Alternately I could spare a download code for my music as a prize, though I dunno if anybody here listens to or actually cares about my ambient stuff.

Well, see... there ya go. A possible prize after all.

Okay, after disqualifying myself from this competition, I think I'll try to come up with some rules for this we can all settle on.

While I like the idea of making complete paragraphs using nothing but the CopyPasta sentences, I think it will be pretty unrealistic - not to mention that a lot of entries will end up sounding pretty much the same. Therefore, I propose that a paragraph must be *at least* 75% (by word count) from CopyPasta. I think also that copied sentences can be embellished as needed, provided *every* word from the copied sentence is contained in the embellished sentence. Contractions would count as a single word.

Anything written must also make sense (taking into account non-native English speakers/writers), and not just be one CopyPasta after another with no coherent sentence/paragraph structure.

I suppose we could have a time limit on this - start it officially on X date and end a couple weeks later, with submissions voted on by forum members (maybe just the Mods? Kyle?), possibly in a poll thread.

That's all I can think of at the moment. The floor is open for discussion...

Jerion
26th Jan 2011, 07:03
I'm not sure it would be a good move to put voting to the management/moderation/administration team. XD

MaxxQ1
26th Jan 2011, 07:08
I'm not sure it would be a good move to put voting to the management/moderation/administration team. XD

'Twas simply a suggestion. Although I see your point.

Rindill the Red
27th Jan 2011, 00:32
'Twas simply a suggestion. Although I see your point.

Then we can have someone/s record the winning piece out loud in a dramatic interpretation... a record for all time of what happened in this forum.

MaxxQ1
3rd Feb 2011, 16:32
Added embargo.

All the way at the bottom.

MaxxQ1
10th Feb 2011, 16:55
Added a major update to the First-Person vs. Third-Person category (the very first one).

Happy
10th Feb 2011, 17:14
@ MaxxQ1

I think this gets me "the win."

Can you please add: "Has that really been much of an issue that has been repeatedly discussed? I know I was out of the loop for a couple months, but I don't recall much of that issue, and TBH, [insert topic refrence here]. Still, if there's a consensus that it should be included, I have no problem with it. "

MaxxQ1
10th Feb 2011, 17:19
@ MaxxQ1

I think this gets me "the win."

Can you please add: "Has that really been much of an issue that has been repeatedly discussed? I know I was out of the loop for a couple months, but I don't recall much of that issue, and TBH, [insert topic refrence here]. Still, if there's a consensus that it should be included, I have no problem with it. "

icwutudidthar :thumb:

Edit: Added.

Happy
10th Feb 2011, 17:30
"I was made to assist you." :)

Ashpolt
10th Feb 2011, 18:58
How about "this is already in the copy-paste thread" for a bit of meta-referencing?

ZakKa89
10th Feb 2011, 22:10
this one just needs to be included because it has been said often now:

Read copypasta before posting

edit: ow Ashpolt beat me to it :')

MaxxQ1
11th Feb 2011, 05:25
How about "this is already in the copy-paste thread" for a bit of meta-referencing?


this one just needs to be included because it has been said often now:

Read copypasta before posting

edit: ow POM beat me to it :')

Went with Ashpolt's version since he got it in here first.

Also added it to every category, just like I did with Read the FAQ.

Lady_Of_The_Vine
18th Feb 2011, 09:49
Comrades, some updates required (in yellow) underneath the current info regarding moi:



MyImmortal works for EM - of course she loves the game.
MyImmortal is not on EM's payroll. She does like what she's seen of the game so far.

MyImmortal never says anything bad about the game.
MyImmortal hasn't said anything bad about the game because she chooses to reserve judgement until after she has played it.

Thank you. :p

MaxxQ1
18th Feb 2011, 16:57
Comrades, some updates required (in yellow) underneath the current info regarding moi:



MyImmortal works for EM - of course she loves the game.
MyImmortal is not on EM's payroll. She does like what she's seen of the game so far.

MyImmortal never says anything bad about the game.
MyImmortal hasn't said anything bad about the game because she chooses to reserve judgement until after she has played it.

Thank you. :p

Added

Reven
19th Feb 2011, 02:32
well since iam new here i might as well try to bait a MOD here we go...

MyImmortal is a moderator she will say anything to keep the forums happy !

Lady_Of_The_Vine
19th Feb 2011, 10:32
MyImmortal is a moderator she will say anything to keep the forums happy !

Hehe, you obviously don't know the mischief I'm capable of.... :whistle:
:naughty:


But I'll offer a reply for copypasta:


Moderators exist to ensure the ToU/rules are followed and also keep the threads/posts organised on the board.
Whatever a moderator says outside of these duties is their own personal opinion, like any other member here.

Hope that helps, and WELCOME to the forum. :thumb:

Reven
19th Feb 2011, 16:24
I thank you.

MaxxQ1
20th Feb 2011, 23:58
Hehe, you obviously don't know the mischief I'm capable of.... :whistle:
:naughty:


But I'll offer a reply for copypasta:


Moderators exist to ensure the ToU/rules are followed and also keep the threads/posts organised on the board.
Whatever a moderator says outside of these duties is their own personal opinion, like any other member here.

Hope that helps, and WELCOME to the forum. :thumb:

Added.

MaxxQ1
20th Feb 2011, 23:59
well since iam new here i might as well try to bait a MOD here we go...

MyImmortal is a moderator she will say anything to keep the forums happy !

Yeah, right.

Keep telling yourself that - you may even start to believe it.

:rasp: @ MyImmortal

MrFoxter
24th Feb 2011, 19:43
Where is something about breaking the NDA? ;)

Pretentious Old Man.
25th Feb 2011, 23:37
As discussed with Pinky, I would like a meme in order that the denizens of this forum might adequately express my awesome.


Pretentious Old Man, playing at running the world.

Reven
25th Feb 2011, 23:42
As discussed with Pinky, I would like a meme in order that the denizens of this forum might adequately express my awesome.

Or perhaps a position as chief moderator ?

Pinky_Powers
25th Feb 2011, 23:48
As discussed with Pinky, I would like a meme in order that the denizens of this forum might adequately express my awesome.

I said you CAN'T have your own colour! Jesus! You're such a pretentious old... oh! See! It's working already! :eek:

ZakKa89
26th Feb 2011, 00:18
Pretentious Old Man, pretentious

How's that? Simple and to the point ; )

Lady_Of_The_Vine
26th Feb 2011, 08:42
Or perhaps a position as chief moderator ?

There is never any need to encourage unnecessary hierarchy of the control system. :p

MaxxQ1
26th Feb 2011, 09:41
There is never any need to encourage unnecessary hierarchy of the control system. :p

Is there a need to encourage *necessary* hierarchy of the control?

Lady_Of_The_Vine
26th Feb 2011, 09:45
Is there a need to encourage *necessary* hierarchy of the control?
Mmm, good question. Nature seems to dictate so... but, as humans, we always have that choice, of course. :)

BigBoss
26th Feb 2011, 09:45
That's because everyone is fighting for power, for control...

Lady_Of_The_Vine
26th Feb 2011, 09:46
That's because everyone is fighting for power, for control...

Yep, you got it. :D

MaxxQ1
26th Feb 2011, 09:49
As discussed with Pinky, I would like a meme in order that the denizens of this forum might adequately express my awesome.

BTW, forgot to note that this has been added.

<Although it was a PITA to figure out which shade of green you used>

Lady_Of_The_Vine
26th Feb 2011, 09:58
Is it just me, or does anyone else think that Copypasta needs a section for H+/Transhumanism? ;)

BigBoss
26th Feb 2011, 10:00
Yep, you got it. :D

well someone had to say it

MaxxQ1
26th Feb 2011, 10:07
Is it just me, or does anyone else think that Copypasta needs a section for H+/Transhumanism? ;)

There are a couple of references to things mentioned earlier in the H+ thread: Aimee Mullins and Dean Kamen (in the Real World category).

With that said, I don't hit that thread often enough to have seen whether there are topics that get brought up repeatedly (repeatedly being the key word, since CopyPasta is meant to save people the trouble of actually typing the same thing over and over again).

However, I wouldn't have any problem adding things to the list if people feel they need to be added.

I can even give it its own category.

MaxxQ1
26th Feb 2011, 10:09
Is it just me, or does anyone else think that Copypasta needs a section for H+/Transhumanism? ;)

There are a couple of references to things mentioned earlier in the H+ thread: Aimee Mullins and Dean Kamen (in the Real World category).

With that said, I don't hit that thread often enough to have seen whether there are topics that get brought up repeatedly (repeatedly being the key word, since CopyPasta is meant to save people the trouble of actually typing the same thing over and over again).

Has that really been much of an issue that has been repeatedly discussed? I know I was out of the loop for a couple months, but I don't recall much of that issue, and TBH, [insert topic refrence here]. Still, if there's a consensus that it should be included, I have no problem with it. ;)

I can even give it its own category.

Lady_Of_The_Vine
26th Feb 2011, 10:16
^
I'll leave any changes up to you.

Here's another one for copypasta. Hope it doesn't start a fight. :naughty:

There's a reason why DX has candy bars and soy snacks. In the future, human diet will be more vegetarian-based.

:p

MaxxQ1
26th Feb 2011, 10:25
^
I'll leave any changes up to you.

Here's another one for copypasta. Hope it doesn't start a fight. :naughty:

There's a reason why DX has candy bars and soy snacks. In the future, human diet will be more vegetarian-based.

:p

Added. Albeit under protest. I think I'll go gnaw on some raw steak.

BTW, the meat market in Wan Chai says that not everybody is a veggie. Dog on a stick anyone? :rasp:

Lady_Of_The_Vine
26th Feb 2011, 10:30
Added. Albeit under protest. I think I'll go gnaw on some raw steak.

:D

Thank you and I hope you aren't too traumatised. :group_hug:

MaxxQ1
26th Feb 2011, 10:35
:D

Thank you and I hope you aren't too traumatised. :group_hug:

Nahh... s'cool. Heck, I've even been eating something lately that I never thought I'd *ever* eat - mushrooms (no, not *those* kind of mushrooms). There's a chinese place I go to occasionally to eat, and they have some really good beef dish with mushrooms, and I finally got tired of digging the damn things out. As long as there's a chunk o' meat on the fork (I really ought to start using chopsticks again - haven't picked up a set in years) as well as the fungus, I can deal with it.

Lady_Of_The_Vine
26th Feb 2011, 11:54
All praise the mushroom, they are a nutritional power house and packed with anti-oxidants. They are ranked with spinach and red pepper. Apart from protein and fibre, they are a good source of B vitamins- thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pyridoxine and folate.

Yes, practice using chopsticks... the Chef will respect you for it and no doubt give you an extra big portion. :cool:

Kvltism
26th Feb 2011, 14:05
Just checked to make sure nobody had already brought this up. This one's for the Dev/CM Comments section. re: requests for PC footage/screens and information which covers specific gameplay elements: "We have a marketing plan."

Pretentious Old Man.
26th Feb 2011, 14:31
Or perhaps a position as chief moderator ?

I'm sure we can find a position high up in the organisation for you.

Reven
26th Feb 2011, 15:01
I thank you. let us begin to climb the ladder to power !

Pretentious Old Man.
26th Feb 2011, 15:11
I thank you. let us begin to climb the ladder to power !

We've had to endure much, you and I, but soon, there will be order again, a new age! Aquinas spoke of the mythical city on the hill, soon that city will be a reality, and we will be crowned its kings.

Or better than kings. Gods.

Reven
26th Feb 2011, 15:16
Soon, we will become pure energy. we will burn like the brightest star !

handgriffsorgfaeltig
26th Feb 2011, 15:20
Soon, we will become pure energy. we will burn like the brightest star !

now it sounds like a clean energy solutions campaign...

Pretentious Old Man.
26th Feb 2011, 15:25
now it sounds like a clean energy solutions campaign...

http://media.moddb.com/cache/images/mods/1/12/11832/thumb_300x150/versalife_redux.png

Jerion
26th Feb 2011, 15:32
http://media.moddb.com/cache/images/mods/1/12/11832/thumb_300x150/versalife_redux.png

Suddenly it all comes together.

Pretentious Old Man.
26th Feb 2011, 15:45
You don't really have a choice.

MaxxQ1
26th Feb 2011, 17:33
Just checked to make sure nobody had already brought this up. This one's for the Dev/CM Comments section. re: requests for PC footage/screens and information which covers specific gameplay elements: "We have a marketing plan."

Added.


Soon, we will become pure energy. we will burn like the brightest star !

You're gonna burn alright...

MaxxQ1
26th Feb 2011, 17:34
Sorry for the double post...

Pretentious Old Man.
26th Feb 2011, 17:37
Sorry for the double post...

That's OK. I just have to find a very large prime number and multiply.

MrFoxter
13th Mar 2011, 12:38
"I want to make an informed decision/purchase."
Huh? :rolleyes:

TheUnbeholden
24th Mar 2011, 09:00
This thread is SOO GREENLIGHT!

I think they should HIGHLIGHT this thread just in case people will miss it. (or some other sarcastic remark involving highlighting)

A PICTURE POSTED THAT HAS BEEN PHOTOSHOPED TO SHOW HIGHLIGHTING TO PROVE HOW ANNOYING IT IS.

Lady_Of_The_Vine
24th Mar 2011, 09:06
Please can we update first post with this message because it won't be said again.
Thank you. :thumb:


Time for an announcement regarding boycott and piracy discussion... or call it a one-and-only warning ahead of an instant ban.

Please don't expect mods to do all the work around here. It's up to you guys to read the rules and regulate your own brain-to-keyboard reflexes before pressing the 'submit' button.
We will not continue to delete posts that author knows is against the ToU.
We'll just ban instead, much quicker and more efficient. It's zero-tolerance when it comes to this kind of discussion.

So, everyone, please read and understand the ToU. You agreed to abide by them when you signed up.

MaxxQ1
24th Mar 2011, 09:54
Please can we update first post with this message because it won't be said again.
Thank you. :thumb:

Added, right at the top of the list.

Lady_Of_The_Vine
24th Mar 2011, 10:19
Added, right at the top of the list.

Thank you very much. :thumb:

We're a community here... so feel free to help others out with a gentle reminder or nudge, if you think they're straying off topic and into the wrong kind of talk. Newbies will get a more lenient response from the mods because we realise some are too lazy to read the ToU, however, there are no excuses for long-term members here... hence the warning.

MaxxQ1
4th Apr 2011, 01:09
By special demand (and because I thought it was worth adding), I've created a new category:

Special, not often heard comments :lmao:

First, and so far, *only* entry:

"If even MyImmortal's against something, you know the idea's a bad one!" - Ashpolt

Lady_Of_The_Vine
4th Apr 2011, 09:41
^
Splendid, dear chap! :D:thumb:

MaxxQ1
4th Apr 2011, 16:51
^
Splendid, dear chap! :D:thumb:

Goodness... do you Brits actually use "Dear chap"? I always thought that was a stereotype. In three years of living there, I never once hear anyone say that...

Pinky_Powers
4th Apr 2011, 16:58
I like "old ****" best. :cool:

Lady_Of_The_Vine
4th Apr 2011, 17:00
Goodness... do you Brits actually use "Dear chap"? I always thought that was a stereotype. In three years of living there, I never once hear anyone say that...
I was trying to be facetious... but failed. :D
I never say it in 'real life'




I like "old ****" best. :cool:
No surprise! :p

"Old Bean" is another strange one...

MaxxQ1
4th Apr 2011, 17:32
I was trying to be facetious... but failed. :D
I never say it in 'real life'


Re: Facetiousness - Yeah, I got that. I was trying to play all ignorant myself.

BTW, Crate O' Cookies pic and AJFacepalm pic are added.

Lady_Of_The_Vine
4th Apr 2011, 17:52
BTW, Crate O' Cookies pic and AJFacepalm pic are added.

Awesomeness! :thumb:

DXeXodus
4th Apr 2011, 19:22
btw, crate o' cookies pic added

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>>>>>>>>>the cookies have found you!!!!!
>>>>>>>>>run while you can!!!!!!!!!!!
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Pretentious Old Man.
4th Apr 2011, 19:32
Goodness... do you Brits actually use "Dear chap"? I always thought that was a stereotype. In three years of living there, I never once hear anyone say that...

I use old chap, dear chap, old fruit, old stick and old cheese. I tend to steer clear of old sport, due to its Gatsbyness.

Reven
4th Apr 2011, 19:38
Maybe you should change your handle to "john steed" P.O.M.

Pretentious Old Man.
4th Apr 2011, 19:49
Maybe you should change your handle to "john steed" P.O.M.

That's already my persona on other fora. I try and mix it up a bit. My main BG2 character also has the name John Steed (and the avatar of Patrick Macnee, actually).

Perhaps if MyImmortal will consent to be my Diana Rigg, I might change my mind. ;) Howdy do.

Reven
4th Apr 2011, 19:56
If you do that i might need to change my own to "Simon templar".

Lady_Of_The_Vine
4th Apr 2011, 20:08
Perhaps if MyImmortal will consent to be my Diana Rigg, I might change my mind. ;) Howdy do.

As it goes, I'm a fan of Diana Rigg (and Joanna Lumley). Love their style. :thumb:

Pretentious Old Man.
4th Apr 2011, 20:10
I've used that too, funnily enough. And Jason King. And Number Six/John Drake.

I'm predictable like that. But I think Number Six best reflects my ideals, while John Steed best reflects my mannerisms. Roger Moore is and always has been my hero, so I guess Templar is my role-model.

Lady_Of_The_Vine
4th Apr 2011, 20:11
Are you an Ealing Studios fan too, POM? :)

Pretentious Old Man.
4th Apr 2011, 20:33
Are you an Ealing Studios fan too, POM? :)

I have the complete 16 disc Ealing Comedy collection on DVD, which sadly I don't tend to watch much of nowadays. Perhaps I'll stick Passport to Pimlico on this evening, in honour of you my dear.

Lady_Of_The_Vine
4th Apr 2011, 20:40
^
You are too kind, POM.
In that case, I will watch "Our Man in Havana" this evening, in honour of you. :flowers:

Reven
4th Apr 2011, 20:50
That reminds me i need to look for the margaret rutherford collection of miss marple films and maybe the basil rathbone sherlock holmes films as well.

Lady_Of_The_Vine
4th Apr 2011, 20:52
That reminds me i need to look for the margaret rutherford collection of miss marple films...

I absolutely adore Margaret Rutherford... best Miss Marple EVER! :cool:
And so cute that her real husband, played her husband in the movies. :)

Pretentious Old Man.
4th Apr 2011, 21:12
I absolutely adore Margaret Rutherford... best Miss Marple EVER! :cool:
And so cute that her real husband, played her husband in the movies. :)

Good old Stringer Davis, or "Mr Stringer" as he was in the films.

Reven
4th Apr 2011, 21:14
I was brought up watching the old films like Norman wisdom, WW 2 propaganda films and classic tv like the sweeney (i want to be a cop like that) the professionals/ UFO / mission impossible/ ironside / the avengers / the saint / the man from uncle. and the list goes on and on.

Pretentious Old Man.
4th Apr 2011, 21:17
Why do our tastes coincide so much, Reven? Just add "The Prisoner", "House of Cards" and "Yes, Minister" to that list, and you have my taste.

Also, If you haven't already done so, watch Department S/Jason King. Peter Wyngarde is a GOD, I say.

Reven
4th Apr 2011, 21:33
I didnt want to make an extensive list but i have seen all the above and most every single classic over the years. "Yes, Minister" is still one of my favourites .

Sir Humphrey: "Surveillance is an indispensable weapon in the battle against organized crime."
Jim Hacker: "You're not describing politicians as organized crime?"
Sir Humphrey: "No...well, disorganized crime too of course."

Pretentious Old Man.
4th Apr 2011, 21:34
I didnt want to make an extensive list but i have seen all the above and most every single classic over the years. "Yes, Minister" is still one of my favourites .

Sir Humphrey: "Surveillance is an indispensable weapon in the battle against organized crime."
Jim Hacker: "You're not describing politicians as organized crime?"
Sir Humphrey: "No...well, disorganized crime too of course."

Bernard, the Official Secrets act was not designed to protect secrets, it was designed to protect officials.

Reven
4th Apr 2011, 21:37
Here is one for you and painfully close to the modern age.

Bernard Woolley: "The Minister? On a death list? Who are the International Freedom Army?"
Sir Humphrey: "We do not as yet know."
Bernard Woolley: "Whoever they are, why on earth should they want to assassinate the Minister? He is so harmless !"

Pretentious Old Man.
4th Apr 2011, 21:42
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Reven
4th Apr 2011, 21:52
I can imagine that happening in a conservative government...thats how they get policy past the lib dems.

Pretentious Old Man.
4th Apr 2011, 22:23
I can imagine that happening in a conservative government...thats how they get policy past the lib dems.

Lib Dems...........Policy.............


http://www.lowdensitylifestyle.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/art_of_laughter2-300x275.jpg

sonicsidewinder
4th Apr 2011, 22:30
This one's for Revan and POM. (http://uk.movies.yahoo.com/blog/article/155290/cast-announced-for-the-sweeney-film.html)

Let me see your cringe face, haha.

Pretentious Old Man.
4th Apr 2011, 22:38
http://www.nooooooooooooooo.com/

Reven
4th Apr 2011, 22:42
Lib Dems...........Policy.............


I would rather have 100 years of the worst labour government then 1 day of this Con/dem/ nation.

As for the Sweeney...
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/darth_vader_nooo_7675.jpeg

Ninjerk
4th Apr 2011, 22:51
http://www.nooooooooooooooo.com/

can't.......stop........pressing........

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Reven
4th Apr 2011, 22:53
http://omg.wthax.org/FATHER_TED_Down_with_this_sort_of_t.jpg

Pretentious Old Man.
4th Apr 2011, 23:20
I would rather have 100 years of the worst labour government then 1 day of this Con/dem/ nation.

You, my friend, are preaching to the Synod, let alone the choir. :D