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Shining1 08-12-2001 00:31:10

Advice for game cheats
 
The gamespy guide on How to Cheat.

The Mad Monk 08-12-2001 07:47:07

:D :beer: :D

Nav 08-12-2001 14:05:10

I tried that but my computer wouldn't restart? could someone help! please! Ionly wanted to be good at Counterstrike... :cry:

Shining1 09-12-2001 03:50:26

You probably didn't use clean enough water. Vacuum it again and this time use proper distilled water.

Darkstar 09-12-2001 10:15:31

A nice, funny article. Still, when a young Whistler does that, and ruins his computer, I can see Gamespy spending more in legal fees to defend themselves then just buying him a new machine. Nowhere in there does it actually tell you that doing any of that is liable to destroy your machine or ability to MP online. Just that nice people don't cheat.

Resource Consumer 09-12-2001 21:08:29

Back at school. myself and some mates knew a guy that really fancied himself as a free kick taker in football (soccer for the Yanks). Anyway, we convinced him that his chances would be better if the air conditions were better - it explained the Latin American surperiority. However, we couldn't do that much at school not having weather control as [art of the comprehensive education system. It was. though. all to do with relativities - not absolutes.

We proposed an alternative. We squirted lighter fuel all over his football and set light to it which would allow it to take advantage of the lighter air inside versus the colder air outside.

Didn't work. But it was fun seeing his ball go up in flames before the plastic covering melted.

Thus is the cheaters' code.

walruskkkch 09-12-2001 21:17:07

Burning someone's balls is definetly not cricket.

Shining1 10-12-2001 04:45:29

Darkstar, you are a gay twat.

Funkodrom 10-12-2001 09:24:36

Quote:

Originally posted by Darkstar
A nice, funny article. Still, when a young Whistler does that, and ruins his computer, I can see Gamespy spending more in legal fees to defend themselves then just buying him a new machine. Nowhere in there does it actually tell you that doing any of that is liable to destroy your machine or ability to MP online. Just that nice people don't cheat.
That should be covered by common sense.

C.G.B. Spender 10-12-2001 09:31:09

Quote:

Originally posted by Darkstar
Nowhere in there does it actually tell you that doing any of that is liable to destroy your machine or ability to MP online. Just that nice people don't cheat.
You tried what the article suggested, didn't you?

Resource Consumer 10-12-2001 11:56:52

I've never played him online so I reckon you're right.

Funkodrom 10-12-2001 16:51:38

No wonder no games work on his machine. :D

Darkstar 13-12-2001 07:21:37

Shining1, thank you. ;)

All I'm saying, is that in the USofA, there is NO such thing as 'Common Sense'. Since the article does not actually warn people NOT to do that (counting on common sense and SOME form of knowledge about computers/electronics/mechanical know how), they are wide open to law suits. Think about the 11 and 12 year olds out there, trying to follow that advice because they do not realize that it is a humor article. Think about Daddy all pissed off about it, and finding out that the site RECOMMENDED it. Slam dunk law suit for Daddy and his boy. All because they NEVER say 'this is a humor article, and following any of these suggestions may or will result in damage to your computer or phone line.'

That's all I'm saying... they need to actually cover their ass.

Shining1 13-12-2001 07:37:13

Quote:

Disclaimer: Don't do any of this to your computer if you want to enjoy nice normal non-cheating online games. Take this advice at your own discretion -- GameSpy is not responsible for you, us, me, or anything. Thanks!
You're not even right about that bit...

:bounce:

Darkstar 13-12-2001 08:52:31

Shining1, that won't cover them. Read it literally. It is in no way a warning that damage may result. The only thing it warns of is 'Don't do this if you want to enjoy non-cheating play'.

It would be like putting a label on a chainsaw blade 'It's not a good idea to stop blade with hand.' It is just NOT plain enough. And a humorous 'We are not responsible for anything.' would not stand up in civil court. Its a joke disclaimer. Those have been found 'non-binding' because they were intended as a joke.

Funkodrom 13-12-2001 09:17:55

It's a sad state of affairs if someone stupid enough to do that could sue them and win.

Resource Consumer 13-12-2001 10:08:29

I think I could find a reason to sue almost everyone on this forum for some reason or other.

Vincent Fandango 13-12-2001 10:14:06

Eat shit
(Disclaimer: Consumption of excrements may be hazardous to your health)

Roland 13-12-2001 10:24:14

Quote:

Originally posted by Darkstar
Shining1, that won't cover them. Read it literally. It is in no way a warning that damage may result. The only thing it warns of is 'Don't do this if you want to enjoy non-cheating play'.

It would be like putting a label on a chainsaw blade 'It's not a good idea to stop blade with hand.' It is just NOT plain enough. And a humorous 'We are not responsible for anything.' would not stand up in civil court. Its a joke disclaimer. Those have been found 'non-binding' because they were intended as a joke.

We need to differentiate:

US court: Big evil company! You pay 1 million $ in punitive damages to the poor guy who ruined his ccomputer due to your advice. And another 10 million $ for mental cruelty.

Any other court: Bruauahahawaah! Oh hell, what a jerk, Ouch.... thanks for making my day. Gotta tell the colleagues now...hahaaa....

Darkstar 13-12-2001 10:37:47

Roland, I do believe I said USofA court. ;)

MikeH, I agree.

Somewhere in the 20th Century, the US court system lost its 'common sense'. It's unfortunate, but true.

Roland 13-12-2001 10:41:46

You said it above, yes.

Just had to rub it in. :D :gasmaske:

Why do you tolerate this bullshit, btw ?

Funkodrom 13-12-2001 10:52:32

That's what I can't understand, why don't the American public demand courts reform?

Nav 13-12-2001 11:18:14

Because they're getting cash out of large companies?? and dont really want to buck the trend... :D

Funkodrom 13-12-2001 11:26:33

Yeah but the companies make all the money back by charging the customers more so in the end whilst some individuals win, almost everyone else loses.

Roland 13-12-2001 12:32:13

"so in the end whilst some individuals win, almost everyone else loses."

That's called "lottery".

Shining1 13-12-2001 23:42:29

Except that they haven't been sued over anyone doing anything like that.

Happily, it would seem that the internet has a built in basic stupidity limit. It's called AOL:).


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