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  Razeekster

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9/17/12 5:36:42 PM#21
Seriously... This isn't even funny. I know actual people whose lives have been destroyed by bath salts, so to joke about it.. Wow, I can't believe I'm seeing that from MMORPG.com who is always going after people who make the rudest little comments on the forums! It just blows my mind.

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  VirusDancer

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9/17/12 5:42:13 PM#22

Like these bath salts?  http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/1/1/31832-love-notes-healing-aromatherapy-cool-bath-salts-tote.html

Love Notes Healing Aromatherapy "Cool" Bath Salts Tote

Soak away stresses in a relaxing, fragrant spa bath. These fragrant bath crystals are made with natural Epsom salt, and soothe your body and mind with an aromatic bath experience. "Cool" fragrance contains aromas of white tea, soft mint, jasmine and lavender. Tote contains 12 packets of the 6-ounce bath crystals.

Yeah, I know folks like to talk about bath salts as a drug - but each time somebody mentions bath salts, I think about somebody taking a relaxing bath after a stressful day...

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  StanlyStanko

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9/17/12 6:03:46 PM#23
There are so many school kids mixing up their first vat of salts right now...won't someone please think about the children!?!  [Stupid Flanders!]
 
  VirusDancer

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9/17/12 6:53:25 PM#24
Hrmmm, in watching the gameplay videos at their site - it kind of reminds of what went wrong (IMHO) with the MW series in going from MW3 to MW4....

I miss the MMORPG genre. Will a developer ever make one again?

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  3-4thElf

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9/17/12 8:19:12 PM#25
Yes please.

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  Uhwop

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9/17/12 9:36:37 PM#26

I love bath salts.  I use bath salts all the time.  I think more people should use bathsalts, relax, maybe chew on someones face.  Squeezing your buttcheeks together so hard has to be tiring. 

Not a fan of fast paced shooters, but the game sounds promising.  Bath salts and all.

  VirgoThree

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9/17/12 9:42:51 PM#27
lol the title had me chuckle. Yeah my group of friends and co-workers made bath salts jokes for a few weeks after the incident. Sue me :P
  TheHavok

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9/17/12 9:50:58 PM#28

My friend who is a mechwarrior fanboy refuses to acknowledge this game might be good.

  Eir_S

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9/17/12 10:58:26 PM#29
Yeah I'm looking forward to it more than MWO, myself.
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9/17/12 11:12:25 PM#30
Played it at PAX.....it was fantastic - i loved the raider frame but would have prefered to be able to equip two weapons rather then haveing a TOW on the other arm.....
  gaidin6

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9/18/12 8:25:28 AM#31

Bath salts reference... too soon!

 

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  lizardbones

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9/18/12 10:00:07 AM#32


Originally posted by Drigus
Bath salts? What...

 




Living in a Bath Salt Mecca of sorts, I wouldn't equate any game to Bath Salts unless it actively killed people. For every 10 people who have a wonderful time, there is one person who's body loses the ability to regulate their temperature and the person's brain gets cooked.

I'm not usually that critical of articles here, but this was in pretty poor taste.

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  StonesDK

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9/18/12 10:11:18 AM#33

I can't figure out if people are genuinly upset about the reference, or if they are just bored out of their asses thinking 'what can I take the moral high ground on today' then pick something random like this. What's the matter?... no hitler or rape references going on, you can bitch about today?

 

 

  Kost

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9/18/12 10:13:42 AM#34

It is kind of disrespectful to make a bath salts reference, considering that some people's families have individuals within them who were victims of people under the influence of bath salts.

Bad form imho. I mean really...

  lizardbones

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9/18/12 10:53:18 AM#35


Originally posted by Starpower
I can't figure out if people are genuinly upset about the reference, or if they are just bored out of their asses thinking 'what can I take the moral high ground on today' then pick something random like this. What's the matter?... no hitler or rape references going on, you can bitch about today?

 




I would say I'm disappointed more than anything. The idea is that Bath Salts are "cool" and so the game is "cool" because it's related to Bath Salts.

Bath Salts are product that is being sold as a safe drug in tobacco shops and convenience stores and it's killing people. It's bad enough that it can kill people, some of these people are suffering and their families are suffering for days or weeks and the doctors cannot treat the effects of these drugs. My reference in the post above about people's brains getting cooked was not made up or exagerated. They lose the ability to regulate their body temperature, so while they are going insane, their body cooks itself. Maybe they are going insane because their brain is being cooked. Their internal organs gradually lose the ability to function and eventually their brains die. If one of these people did survive, they wouldn't be people any longer. They certainly wouldn't be functional. Except nobody survives that particular random side effect.

I'm not sure why anyone would be happy with the reference and if it was my game, I wouldn't be happy with my game being compared to something that occassionally killed people with horrific side effects.

I can not remember winning or losing a single debate on the internet.

  StonesDK

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9/18/12 11:17:49 AM#36
Originally posted by lizardbones

 


Originally posted by Starpower
I can't figure out if people are genuinly upset about the reference, or if they are just bored out of their asses thinking 'what can I take the moral high ground on today' then pick something random like this. What's the matter?... no hitler or rape references going on, you can bitch about today?

 

 




I would say I'm disappointed more than anything. The idea is that Bath Salts are "cool" and so the game is "cool" because it's related to Bath Salts.

Bath Salts are product that is being sold as a safe drug in tobacco shops and convenience stores and it's killing people. It's bad enough that it can kill people, some of these people are suffering and their families are suffering for days or weeks and the doctors cannot treat the effects of these drugs. My reference in the post above about people's brains getting cooked was not made up or exagerated. They lose the ability to regulate their body temperature, so while they are going insane, their body cooks itself. Maybe they are going insane because their brain is being cooked. Their internal organs gradually lose the ability to function and eventually their brains die. If one of these people did survive, they wouldn't be people any longer. They certainly wouldn't be functional. Except nobody survives that particular random side effect.

I'm not sure why anyone would be happy with the reference and if it was my game, I wouldn't be happy with my game being compared to something that occassionally killed people with horrific side effects.

 

People have been making 'crack' references for years and nobody cares. You are exactly the type my post refer to

  lizardbones

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9/18/12 11:21:22 AM#37


Originally posted by Starpower

Originally posted by lizardbones  

Originally posted by Starpower I can't figure out if people are genuinly upset about the reference, or if they are just bored out of their asses thinking 'what can I take the moral high ground on today' then pick something random like this. What's the matter?... no hitler or rape references going on, you can bitch about today?    
I would say I'm disappointed more than anything. The idea is that Bath Salts are "cool" and so the game is "cool" because it's related to Bath Salts. Bath Salts are product that is being sold as a safe drug in tobacco shops and convenience stores and it's killing people. It's bad enough that it can kill people, some of these people are suffering and their families are suffering for days or weeks and the doctors cannot treat the effects of these drugs. My reference in the post above about people's brains getting cooked was not made up or exagerated. They lose the ability to regulate their body temperature, so while they are going insane, their body cooks itself. Maybe they are going insane because their brain is being cooked. Their internal organs gradually lose the ability to function and eventually their brains die. If one of these people did survive, they wouldn't be people any longer. They certainly wouldn't be functional. Except nobody survives that particular random side effect. I'm not sure why anyone would be happy with the reference and if it was my game, I wouldn't be happy with my game being compared to something that occassionally killed people with horrific side effects.  
People have been making 'crack' references for years and nobody cares. You are exactly the type my post refer to



Where are the articles on this site referencing games as being on crack in a positive manner?

How does it escape you that words aren't just a bunch of random sounds and that they actually convey meaning? What game developer is going to be happy when the random bunch of sounds conveys a negative connotation towards their game?

I can not remember winning or losing a single debate on the internet.

  StonesDK

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9/18/12 11:24:40 AM#38
Originally posted by lizardbones

 


Originally posted by Starpower

Originally posted by lizardbones  

Originally posted by Starpower I can't figure out if people are genuinly upset about the reference, or if they are just bored out of their asses thinking 'what can I take the moral high ground on today' then pick something random like this. What's the matter?... no hitler or rape references going on, you can bitch about today?    
I would say I'm disappointed more than anything. The idea is that Bath Salts are "cool" and so the game is "cool" because it's related to Bath Salts. Bath Salts are product that is being sold as a safe drug in tobacco shops and convenience stores and it's killing people. It's bad enough that it can kill people, some of these people are suffering and their families are suffering for days or weeks and the doctors cannot treat the effects of these drugs. My reference in the post above about people's brains getting cooked was not made up or exagerated. They lose the ability to regulate their body temperature, so while they are going insane, their body cooks itself. Maybe they are going insane because their brain is being cooked. Their internal organs gradually lose the ability to function and eventually their brains die. If one of these people did survive, they wouldn't be people any longer. They certainly wouldn't be functional. Except nobody survives that particular random side effect. I'm not sure why anyone would be happy with the reference and if it was my game, I wouldn't be happy with my game being compared to something that occassionally killed people with horrific side effects.  
People have been making 'crack' references for years and nobody cares. You are exactly the type my post refer to

How does it escape you that words aren't just a bunch of random sounds and that they actually convey meaning? What game developer is going to be happy when the random bunch of sounds conveys a negative connotation towards their game?

 

Since it doesn't affect me the slightest, same as you. But feel free to roam around being PC and all that just for the sake of doing it.

  lizardbones

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9/18/12 11:33:12 AM#39


Originally posted by Starpower

Originally posted by lizardbones  

Originally posted by Starpower

Originally posted by lizardbones  

Originally posted by Starpower I can't figure out if people are genuinly upset about the reference, or if they are just bored out of their asses thinking 'what can I take the moral high ground on today' then pick something random like this. What's the matter?... no hitler or rape references going on, you can bitch about today?    
I would say I'm disappointed more than anything. The idea is that Bath Salts are "cool" and so the game is "cool" because it's related to Bath Salts. Bath Salts are product that is being sold as a safe drug in tobacco shops and convenience stores and it's killing people. It's bad enough that it can kill people, some of these people are suffering and their families are suffering for days or weeks and the doctors cannot treat the effects of these drugs. My reference in the post above about people's brains getting cooked was not made up or exagerated. They lose the ability to regulate their body temperature, so while they are going insane, their body cooks itself. Maybe they are going insane because their brain is being cooked. Their internal organs gradually lose the ability to function and eventually their brains die. If one of these people did survive, they wouldn't be people any longer. They certainly wouldn't be functional. Except nobody survives that particular random side effect. I'm not sure why anyone would be happy with the reference and if it was my game, I wouldn't be happy with my game being compared to something that occassionally killed people with horrific side effects.  
People have been making 'crack' references for years and nobody cares. You are exactly the type my post refer to
How does it escape you that words aren't just a bunch of random sounds and that they actually convey meaning? What game developer is going to be happy when the random bunch of sounds conveys a negative connotation towards their game?  
Since it doesn't affect me the slightest, same as you. But feel free to roam around being PC and all that just for the sake of doing it.


Since you ignored the question, I'll ask again. Where are the articles on this site, referencing the drug crack as it relates to games in a positive light?

In what way is comparing the game to Bath Salts a positive statement? It doesn't even make sense trying to relate them in a literal manner. The drug either gives people a sense of euphoria, it drives them insane or it kills them.

It was a poor choice of words for a website that gives professional reviews and overviews of games.

** edit **
Odd that the meaning conveyed in the title of the article doesn't affect you, but the meaning conveyed in my words does.

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  StonesDK

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9/18/12 12:03:09 PM#40
Originally posted by lizardbones

 


Originally posted by Starpower

Originally posted by lizardbones  

Originally posted by Starpower

Originally posted by lizardbones  

Originally posted by Starpower I can't figure out if people are genuinly upset about the reference, or if they are just bored out of their asses thinking 'what can I take the moral high ground on today' then pick something random like this. What's the matter?... no hitler or rape references going on, you can bitch about today?    
I would say I'm disappointed more than anything. The idea is that Bath Salts are "cool" and so the game is "cool" because it's related to Bath Salts. Bath Salts are product that is being sold as a safe drug in tobacco shops and convenience stores and it's killing people. It's bad enough that it can kill people, some of these people are suffering and their families are suffering for days or weeks and the doctors cannot treat the effects of these drugs. My reference in the post above about people's brains getting cooked was not made up or exagerated. They lose the ability to regulate their body temperature, so while they are going insane, their body cooks itself. Maybe they are going insane because their brain is being cooked. Their internal organs gradually lose the ability to function and eventually their brains die. If one of these people did survive, they wouldn't be people any longer. They certainly wouldn't be functional. Except nobody survives that particular random side effect. I'm not sure why anyone would be happy with the reference and if it was my game, I wouldn't be happy with my game being compared to something that occassionally killed people with horrific side effects.  
People have been making 'crack' references for years and nobody cares. You are exactly the type my post refer to
How does it escape you that words aren't just a bunch of random sounds and that they actually convey meaning? What game developer is going to be happy when the random bunch of sounds conveys a negative connotation towards their game?  
Since it doesn't affect me the slightest, same as you. But feel free to roam around being PC and all that just for the sake of doing it.


Since you ignored the question, I'll ask again. Where are the articles on this site, referencing the drug crack as it relates to games in a positive light?

In what way is comparing the game to Bath Salts a positive statement? It doesn't even make sense trying to relate them in a literal manner. The drug either gives people a sense of euphoria, it drives them insane or it kills them.

It was a poor choice of words for a website that gives professional reviews and overviews of games.

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Odd that the meaning conveyed in the title of the article doesn't affect you, but the meaning conveyed in my words does.

 

I don't recall ever writing that this site has had an article using a crack reference. There are however many gaming sites who have used one in the past. Just doing a quick google search http://www.onrpg.com/MMO/MicroVolts/review/Microvolts-Toy-Story-on-Crack

Using a reference of something being addictive as crack has and still is common place around the internet. This article is a play off of that substituting the word 'crack' for 'bathsalts', simply because bathsalts is an internet MEME after a certain episode already mentioned. Crack has caused more deaths than something as passe as bathsalts ever will

 

Now the problem I have with you and people like you is, this doesn't affect you one bit but you sure can plead a case for it. I halfway expected you to come up with a story where your mothers sisters best friends child got a hold of some and how this affected you on a personal level, but I guess that is yet to come by you or somebody else, made up or not just to make a point.

As I said before, you are crusading about something that has no effect on you at all simply for the reason 'because you can'.

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