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#13301 Inky ONLINE  

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Posted Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:19 PM

@Inky - hats off to the Videodrome reference in your Avatar. :)

 

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#13302 Spriggy OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:56 PM

 

 

P.S. Tacos. 

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Whoever said this thread isn't classing up the joint should go back to sleeping with his emulation PC. 

 

I think someone dropped something other than liquid cheese in their Pacos !?



#13303 frankodragon OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:37 PM

 

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That will be the new "Get off my lawn!" trend: Throwing bowls of potato chips at trespassers.



#13304 Flojomojo ONLINE  

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Posted Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:43 AM

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What are the other items they plan to add to the store? Giant Atari-branded Truck Nuts?

Yet a little more proof of the Bullshit Assymetry Principle. "The amount of energy needed to refute bullshit is an order of magnitude bigger than to produce it."

#13305 Inky ONLINE  

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Posted Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:55 AM

On a different forum I'm on, there's a discussion of the Sears / KMart situation, and someone posted this...

 

 

 

This is an attempt at a "reorgination" but in reality there is not much worth saving.  

Sears, and to a lesser extent K-Mart, still own a good amount of real estate which can be liquidated.  And there is the "intelectual property".  There are bottom feeder firms that will buy brand names and then produce unrelated products under the same name for many decades.  

 

Describes NoTacoAtari to a T



#13306 racerx ONLINE  

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Posted Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:37 AM

Meanwhile...

Nearly $13 billion wiped off of cryptocurrency market as major coins plunge

#13307 JBerel OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:45 AM

"At the same time, the year has been marked by high-profile hacks on cryptocurrency exchanges as well as a number of scams tied to people carrying out so-called initial coin offerings."

 

Hmmmm...I wonder who would be involved in such dastardly dealings?



#13308 frankodragon OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:36 AM

Next thing you'll know is someone will be thinking to contact that other BK customer service.

 

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Posted Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:27 PM

Next thing you'll know is someone will be thinking to contact that other BK customer service.

 

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Okay... the guy isn't even wearing gloves, and is handing me an unwrapped burger? "Here - I hope you enjoy dead skin cells and the dirt that's under my fingernails. Oh, and your burger."



#13310 thanatos OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:42 PM

 

Okay... the guy isn't even wearing gloves, and is handing me an unwrapped burger? "Here - I hope you enjoy dead skin cells and the dirt that's under my fingernails. Oh, and your burger."

 

It builds character and immunity.  Eat the burger.



#13311 Spriggy OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:33 AM

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#13312 PlaysWithWolves OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:19 AM

From the Not Directly Related to AtariVCS Department:

 

-Important Skarp Lazer Razor update:  It's been almost five months since they last posted an update.

-FTC investigates $700,000 crowdfunding campaign for fraud (iBackPack)

-Fraud: SEC Shuts Down Blockvest ICO that Allegedly Falsely Claimed SEC Approval & Created a Fictitious Regulator: the “Blockchain Exchange Commission” 

 

Anecdotally, it's weird reading some posts on AA saying CollectorVision's $230,000 goal is too high; that it should be lowered to induce more sales. In other words, well-meaning people are asking for them to do one of the scummy things we see in some of these campaigns.  That is, of course, assuming CollectorVision did their homework and that $230k goal is what it takes for their price point.  

 

Also, kudos to CollectorVision who apparently came to the crowdfunding table with more than Atari did--and more than Atari even currently has shown.



#13313 godslabrat OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:59 AM

From the Not Directly Related to AtariVCS Department:
 
-Important Skarp Lazer Razor update:  It's been almost five months since they last posted an update.
-FTC investigates $700,000 crowdfunding campaign for fraud (iBackPack)
-Fraud: SEC Shuts Down Blockvest ICO that Allegedly Falsely Claimed SEC Approval & Created a Fictitious Regulator: the Blockchain Exchange Commission 
 
Anecdotally, it's weird reading some posts on AA saying CollectorVision's $230,000 goal is too high; that it should be lowered to induce more sales. In other words, well-meaning people are asking for them to do one of the scummy things we see in some of these campaigns.  That is, of course, assuming CollectorVision did their homework and that $230k goal is what it takes for their price point.  
 
Also, kudos to CollectorVision who apparently came to the crowdfunding table with more than Atari did--and more than Atari even currently has shown.


My kickstarter version of Sydney Hunter did eventually arrive. I wasn't at all happy with the way the project was handled after funding, but I eventually got what I paid for. That may be more than we can say for the rest of these clowns.

#13314 Flojomojo ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:36 AM

Fun fact: Chipotle (purveyors of tacos 🌮 and burritos 🌯) has been around longer than the real Atari 🕹 has been dead 💀.

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#13315 Flojomojo ONLINE  

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Posted Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:34 AM

What Atari fans want

 

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What Atari SA is trying to make 

 

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(note the "Best Before" date)

 

The limited edition version is no longer being offered

 

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John knows it is going to be awesome, and gives three reasons why. Actually it's six reasons since he posted it twice. Do the math!

 

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"It's an open Linux PC Experience people will be able to play however they want without any restrictions!" -- John Phelan, who was born in 1979, the same year as these actors! Also the same year that Asteroids came out!

 

Suck it, haters. 



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Posted Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:44 AM

Wow, just wow. Reading some of these comments from backers just makes me weep for humanity.



#13317 Flojomojo ONLINE  

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Posted Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:54 AM

Wow, just wow. Reading some of these comments from backers just makes me weep for humanity.

 

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#13318 tschak909 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:56 AM

We can't say that we didn't try to warn these fools.

 

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Posted Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:42 PM

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#13320 frankodragon OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:34 PM

That bean pizza looks disgusting.



#13321 thanatos OFFLINE  

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Posted Yesterday, 12:09 PM


 

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(note the "Best Before" date)

 

The limited edition version is no longer being offered

 

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I thought this was some sort of bizarre photoshop job until I searched for it.   Wow.



#13322 Flojomojo ONLINE  

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Posted Yesterday, 8:24 PM

What developers say Apple needs to do to make the Apple TV a gaming console

Despite strong hardware and infrastructure for games, it remains niche at best.

 

or in the words of this thread, "Old Apple Console That AppleTV"

 

The failure of games on AppleTV (as well as the similar Android TV, and FireTV) is a good reminder of how tough this industry is. These are the biggest names in tech, not just weenies in their garage loading Ubuntu boot images onto off-the-shelf development boards in their spare time between hot yoga workouts. For the existing set-top-boxes, the hardware and infrastructure are there, but the customers aren't. Not for games, anyway. 

 

I love iOS, I like AppleTV, and the games that are on there are OK, but there aren't any system sellers. I'd rather have Steppy Pants than Atari Vault, though (seriously!)

 



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Posted Yesterday, 11:23 PM

I thought this was some sort of bizarre photoshop job until I searched for it.   Wow.

Beans are disgusting. Bean pizza? Vom... :woozy:

Kinda glad they discontinued this:
https://www.change.o...n-sausage-pizza

All of cyberspace only managed to garner 73 votes. Pathetic. :roll:

#13324 Kosmic Stardust OFFLINE  

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Posted Yesterday, 11:28 PM

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Because hippos have fetish for ass biting? Brown chocolatey center, like a fudge pop tart. What's not to love? :rolling:




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