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Furious Mittens
Oct 14, 2005



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I said come in! posted:

lol this isn't going to happen. Nothing major is going to happen with Star Citizen and the people against it, lets be honest here. The game will live or die entirely on its own. Probably die.

Probably true, but I have to say I'm pulling for Uncle Derek to surprise us here.

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Oct 14, 2005



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TheLastRoboKy posted:

The first game I can think of that really pushed that term as one of their big selling points was Hellgate: London. Funny that.

For all of its issues, and there were many, I loved the gently caress out of Hellgate: London.

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Oct 14, 2005



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joats posted:

Yes, i think it's just the employees taking advantage of knowing that their boss has 43 million in paycheck money to hand out. They are just doing business till something else comes along that can be a bit more long term because this project is reaching the halfway/end mark.

Where's that $43 million figure coming from? Granted, I've been away from the thread since last Friday so I may have missed something.

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Oct 14, 2005



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D_Smart posted:

Sorry, but I'm NOT going to make their communications to me public in order to prove you wrong. Either you're making this up, or someone is lying to you. As I type this, I have an ENTIRE wall of text in TweetDeck DM of my communications.

I don't take too kindly to being called a liar.

And as I said before, we don't even need their willing testimony. That's what subpoenas are for. Not to mention the RSI forum records and testimonies from the RSI/CIG staff who were party to all of it.

I am pursuing it because people like Wulf Knight, Trevor Noblitt et al are the primary reason why the Star Citizen community is so toxic. And there is nothing on Earth that is going to prevent what I've sent in motion from happening and/or playing out. So everyone needs to just sit back, relax and wait for what comes next.

Is it time to dance? tango, as it were?

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Oct 14, 2005



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AP posted:

Learn to quote people properly and maybe you'll get trusted with your own twitter and RSI accounts. Also "investment" :hb:

"Investment" is the chosen terminology of the True Believers, at least until you point out that it's lovely investment scheme. Then it's on to "support" and hand waving down extraordinary amounts of money as "don't care, I can afford to lose that!". Then they will swear up and down that they never thought of it as an investment.

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Oct 14, 2005



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Young Freud posted:

I found this exchange there interesting...



The SCers know that CIG is cutting corners when it comes to their employees.

They only pay Ben in medallions. Beef and Wing Commander medallions

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Oct 14, 2005



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D_Smart posted:

It's a license to do comics based on the IP. There are five comics in the series. We have done three thus far, and two due out next year.

Also, the Line Of Defense Tactics game which takes it's underlying story line from one of the comics, just passed final XBox One certification and goes on sale in early December. You bastards better buy it. I have to keep paying for avatars here goddamnit!!

XBone? No PS4 release?

I might actually pick it up to support Uncle Derek if it was PS4. My questionable purchasing decisions have to be limited, so no XBone for me.

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Oct 14, 2005



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http://i.imgur.com/17yGPFT.gif

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Oct 14, 2005



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Stanley Goodspeed: I'll do my best.

John Mason: Your "best"! Losers always whine about their best. Winners go home and gently caress the prom queen.

Stanley Goodspeed: Carla was the prom queen.

John Mason: Really?

Stanley Goodspeed: [cocks his gun] Yeah. That's him in the wheelchair.

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Oct 14, 2005



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AP posted:

poo poo or get off the pot.

Edit. Actually given past experience of your little merry band of twitter superstars, keep doing whatever crazy stuff you are doing, I'm sure it will all be absolutely fine.

It took someone as scammy and scummy as Chris loving Roberts and Star Citizen and its community to make Derek Smart into the hero he always saw himself to be.

I don't think I've seen anything like it before. Besides Jonestown, Heavens Gate, and The Branch Davidians, and those weren't a constant source of hilarity.

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Oct 14, 2005



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fuctifino posted:

This thread



That's him in the wheelchair

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Oct 14, 2005



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D_Smart posted:

Yup. Several times in fact over the years. Publishers and individuals alike.

:gary:

PAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRPPPPPPP

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Oct 14, 2005



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Dark Off posted:

Hey derek can i have avatar. that promotes LOD since its a great game and since i want to belong to your gang of awesome internet warlords. while your at it can you add this to LOD?
http://www.pasteall.org/blend/38704
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSegTv-xYiE

You can only be initiated into the gang if you paaaaaarrrrrrrrrrpppp :gary:

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Oct 14, 2005



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Eonwe posted:

just so you know, this is Vilerat

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sean_Smith_(diplomat)

He was a bigshot goon diplomat in EVE and also the foreign service officer killed in Benghazi (also a pretty nice guy)

Technically Vilerat is still a moderator on one of the subforums despite this...so PMing him would not do you any good anyway.

WWVRD?

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Oct 14, 2005



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Berious posted:

I'd be down for that. Could be fun if it's some lesser known game so even not many goons is a massive tide of players

Just about any games with Goons is a fun experience, even when Goons ruin everything.

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Oct 14, 2005



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Amarcarts posted:

had to skip. What's the best thing to come out of the last 16 pages?

paaaaarrrrrrpppp :gary:

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Oct 14, 2005



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wyoak posted:

this guy sounds smart, maybe he left the company on his own, chasing the dragon of another kickstarted project
I like that he authored an sph fluid simulation for a loving mini-game, seems like a solid use of smartguy's time

So this is the guy that is the brains behind Space Bartender?

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Oct 14, 2005



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D_Smart posted:

It's interesting that this article just hit. We were having the same discussions with legal some time in Aug about the chances of a class action being shut down and shoved to arbitration and whether or not it was even worth wasting time on a class action suit.

However, in the case of Star Citizen, since it involves some serious allegations that go beyond overcharges, not to mention the key issue being that it's crowd-funded, the attorneys feel that it has very good chances of surviving a class action challenge. And even if it didn't, going to arbitration will yield the same results we are seeking: financial accountability for over $94m in backer money.

Plus, if nothing else, it will most definitely cause the FTC and FBI to speed up whatever it is they're supposed to be doing to help find out where all this money went.

The FBI is involved? So the Swedish Meatball Mafia angle might have some legs?

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Oct 14, 2005



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AP posted:

I hope he's not the old guy in the back as that's David Swofford who does PR & Crisis Management and works for CIG

Hahaha CIG has someone that does PR and Crisis Management??

drat fine job he's done!! drat fine!

:gary: PAAAARRRPP

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Oct 14, 2005



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CAPTAIN CAPSLOCK posted:

holy gently caress ben got FAT

Ben is the project in human form. starcitizen.jpg , if you will

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Oct 14, 2005



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spacetoaster posted:

Holy cow. Ben just replied to me in the FPS catchall thread.



It's going to be a badly cobbled together piece of crap like "Arena Commander", just with maybe 10 dark hallways and horrible animations.

They will call this a success and declare victory over Lord Derek Smart and his minions.

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Oct 14, 2005



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tooterfish posted:

Actually that was mean. I'm not normally that mean.

He is fat though.

He's right up there with Sandi as far as I'm concerned in the "piece of poo poo" factor. Only to be outdone by the Crobber himself.

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Oct 14, 2005



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Jegan Ace posted:

Any updates on the lawsuits, by the way?

Earth Shattering revelations by Derek Smart - tomorrow!

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Oct 14, 2005



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D_Smart posted:

Yeah, I have no idea what effect they thought this would have.

I don't get the cum guzzling lengths these people will go to defend this heaping pile of trash, but oh well, this just adds to the humor.

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Oct 14, 2005



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Tarranon posted:

hi Peter, it is good to see you :)

it is a shame i only see you in this thread, you should post in other threads instead, and even good ones

This is the only good thread. Don't take Peter from this place, his rightful throne next to Uncle Derek Smart.

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Oct 14, 2005



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Devian666 posted:

I've been cashing in on the laffchain for quite some time. Ever since Bruce Wagner "Mortgage Broker" streaming tv show. A mortgage broker that the judge pointed out had never gotten anyone a mortgage.

That's small time. You've haven't lived unless you experienced the Bruce Wagner Bitcoin show at Meze Grill.

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Oct 14, 2005



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Going back a few pages, but I'm really interested in seeing what kind of system specs are going to be required when they start cramming all of the half-baked poo poo into this "game".

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Oct 14, 2005



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What's the bet on being told that the blog was held up by :legal: because there were some major changes and new, shocking details just revealed?

So we will get the blog in two weeks.

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Oct 14, 2005



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He's a smug piece of poo poo, in my opinion. He sees nothing wrong with this project, refuses to listen to reason, and likely loves his weight because "there's so much to love".

He is the perfect personification of this project.

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Oct 14, 2005



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MeLKoR posted:

https://www.reddit.com/r/DerekSmart/comments/3rez1v/the_goons_are_getting_restless/

D_Smart you are turning us into the laughingstock of the internet. :argh:

e: Even Karl is back to mock us. Good lord, the dishonor.

This is a shameful turn of events. Shameful.

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Oct 14, 2005



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Kakarot posted:

gently caress....I gave Derek $500 worth of ships to crash the market too and now hes disappeared without a trace. What did he do with all that other money we gave him to make the lawsuit happen? Last I heard the total was posted in You need a Platinum Upgrade to view this link.
We're hosed, arent we?

It appears so. Likely, he was going to deliver then legal wanted to have another review and put some revisions in. This probably was too much for Derek, and now he's run off with our jpeg's of ships.

I can't believe I was taken in by this scam!

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Oct 14, 2005



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Othin posted:

Real life should be more like pro-wrestling so the next time we see Derek it will be after his heel turn and he's on Reverse the Verse talking about the next ship sale.

That would be amazing. Please let this happen.

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Oct 14, 2005



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Martout posted:

He's not even picking up his phone :ohdear:

Croberts likely broke both of Derek's legs and he's painfully searching for a wheelchair.

When we see him, we will proudly say "That's him in the wheelchair".

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Oct 14, 2005



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I feel dirty and used, perhaps violated by Derek Smart.

Shameful.

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Oct 14, 2005



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It was a well written article, but nothing new or earth shattering, nor anything that will bring the grey market to its knees.

I'm marginally disappointed, but at least it's a real blog that exists.

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Oct 14, 2005



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Bootcha posted:

I pledged

To keep the shitposting going.

I may never get a Derek's Smarties, but at least I'll have a Grimey Drawer.

One day my friend, I will bestow upon you a Derek's Smarties. I will wait until your VC adventure is settled a bit before I do, however.

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Oct 14, 2005



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OhDearGodNo posted:

This could easily be taken advantage of. they are so amazingly thin-skinned about any criticism.

A hallmark trait that a lot of people have when statements hit a little too close to home in their truth.

And Sandi doing that read in their offices with Mantell is just priceless. They really are just throwing the Star Citizen ruse out the window now and going full on "We are a movie studio!!".

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Oct 14, 2005



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What in the ever loving gently caress is going on? I just peeked into the thread to see if anything great has happened and I see Derek Smart is talking with Adolph Hitler 2.0???? Reddit is liveblogging?

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Oct 14, 2005



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So Sandi sang deutschland über alles? Derek Smart talks with Neo-Nazi's?

WTF is going on? Gang-tag change to Derek's SS-Marties?

Furious Mittens fucked around with this message at 04:16 on Nov 8, 2015

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Oct 14, 2005



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Maldoror posted:

I have some extra thousands of dollars, I am going to spend it on this imaginary spaceship game to get the best ships, then I can own noobs right from the start!

Can't wait to spend all my time owning noobs!

Owning noobs is my basic need!

NOOOOBSS!!!! I WILL OWN YOU IN MY EXPENSIVE SPACE SHIPS!!! THEY WILL LOOK COOLER THAN YOUR CHEAPER SHIPS SO I WILL LOOK SUPER COOL DOING IT!!!!

MY DREAMS ARE GOING TO COME TRUUUEE!!!!!!!

And in the same breath, the space whales vehemently proclaim, "This game is not pay to win!!!!!!"

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