Dave_the_Irate
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Signed Up December 2, 2015
Last Posted May 19, 2022 at 11:45 AM
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#21 rgl, enough. in TF2 General Discussion
Setsul3 koth maps is the perfect american map rotation.
They only require counting to 3 instead of 5.

North Americans play koth as first to 4, so your joke is inaccurate on top of unfunny

posted 2 months ago
#6 WARHURYEAH Appreciation Thread in TF2 General Discussion

I really admire WAR's casting. He's one of the few people who do light-hearted and cynical casting well, but on top of that when he did much more serious and professional casting at LAN he was phenomenal too.

It's a rare talent to be able to do both so adeptly.

posted 6 months ago
#54 Thank You Letter to RGL in TF2 General Discussion
nablahttp://puu.sh/IfWLk/4caa411d6c.png
This rule was added sometime around august of this year.


This rule is bad, 4 years for a failed demo check to expire is an obviously stupid idea. This rule was apparently copied from ETF2L and was motivated for anticheat reasons, so this is a callout for ETF2L admins who think this is a good idea as well.

Make failed demo checks expire in a reasonable time.

I don't play RGL, but I don't understand why you think this timeframe is unreasonable. Does RGL have considerably more requests than ETF2L? Because I've had to provide POV demos about 3 times in ~5 years and over 150 officials. I think 4 years strikes a balance between not punishing genuine ancient history, without removing the consequences for not recording. What do you regard as a better timeframe?

It seems this recently banned player has failed to provide demos 3 times in under two years, which is clearly a severe lack of diligence on their part if not something malicious. Has this player actually provided a demo at all in that time, or are people defending someone who has just repeatedly failed to provide demos?

posted 10 months ago
#8 spoon meta in TF2 General Discussion

I don't have a strong opinion on whether the Market Gardener is balanced or healthy, but

wonderofl pretty much every kill ive gotten with it couldve been prevented if the player i hit just played better, so its balanced.

is absolutely nonsense logic.

posted 10 months ago
#45 May I ask talk about the current pandemic? in World Events
CollaideIt's insanely irrational to, based on a ramble about how china is a totalitarian state, develop trust issues with every single other government on the earth (and most distrusting toward scientifically proven countermeasures to covid?)

How many countries in the Western world have been trending towards more liberty in recent years and how many towards more government intervention, surveillance or authoritarianism? Not to mention those handful of 'private companies' all based within a few miles of each other who can vaporise your entire online presence on a whim should they choose.

It's extremely naive to suggest that just because we are currently in a better situation than China or the Soviet Union that our current governments would be unable or unwilling to claim greater authority if given the opportunity. Even if you agree with all the various pandemic restrictions over the last year, it should be somewhat concerning that so many governments have been able to remove such fundamental civil liberties from their citizens, in most cases with absolutely no mandate. It's a bit of a cliche at this point, but the Patriot Act is a good example of how a government can use a perceived crisis to gain more authority, and how subsequent administrations won't necessarily be inclined to relinquish it.

posted 11 months ago
#26 included middle ban in TF2 General Discussion

Given some of the recent shorter bans for more egregious stuff, the 3 month ban seemed excessive to me at first.

However, if you blatantly throw an official, particularly to the extent it kills your team, you probably shouldn't be allowed to hop roster and play again the same season. Perhaps 2 months would suffice though.

Nothing against Middle, who is a pleasant gentleman.

posted about a year ago
#31 The Duke of Edinburgh is dead. in Off Topic
mustardoverlord
imagine thinking prince andrew was the only pedophile in the royal family, couldn't be me

also im pretty sure that man of 99 years' greatest crime is hoarding the stolen wealth of colonial subjects, the same as all of those syphilitic germans that you guys still keep around

Americans, don't be like Mustard, please inform yourselves before commenting on British or European politics.

posted about a year ago
#19 Favourite TF2 player quote? in TF2 General Discussion

I am think many people never have this medals. This medals have only very good team. Thats the first write that all participants have medal after only any team:). Only pro have this, another people ……… LOL
- olurist20052005

posted about a year ago
#7 Medic tips pastebin feedback in TF2 General Discussion

The top tip I've been giving to medics I've mentored (newer comp players):

During an uber, once you only have ~50% of your uber remaining you need to think about your post-uber position, and move towards it.

posted about a year ago
#13 Gullywash thread in TF2 General Discussion

I don't know if it's widely known or people have discussed it before, but there is currently weird behaviour with being able to hold enemy spawn shutters open.

You can hold open last and 2nd, but not mid

Last

https://i.imgur.com/t5QxrTC.jpg

2nd

https://i.imgur.com/KCfTrVO.jpg

Mid

https://i.imgur.com/hJAgCMF.jpg

It's not possible on the current version of other maps AFAICT (tested process, snake, metalworks)

e.g. metalworks

https://i.imgur.com/kk4cAfl.jpg

I can't imagine this behaviour is intentional, and found it quite jarring when I saw people use it in recent scrims. So I would be grateful if you could fix it in the new version. Thanks

posted about a year ago
#7 post your ideal whitelist in TF2 General Discussion

I notice that a lot of people who propose these far more restrictive whitelists often want the Cloak and Dagger banned, which seems very strange to me. Surely you don't want to make it even more difficult for the spy class to break stalemates, which is pretty much the only thing it is somewhat useful for.

posted about a year ago
#47 tf2 images that precede unfortunate events in TF2 General Discussion

https://i.imgur.com/EhPAfY7.png

Context: https://youtu.be/Lccl0Cys_2s?t=1626

posted about a year ago
#28 Insomnia67 cancelled in News
kritpaskolmao @cancelling for a feveri don't think a fever would kill 3 million+ people but ok

This is out by a factor of 5 and got upvoted.

ratawarkritpaskolmao @cancelling for a feveri don't think a fever would kill 3 million+ people but okhttps://i.imgur.com/tjHNzdP.png
what

This post pointed it out and got downvoted.

Obviously Covid is a serious issue regardless, but atleast try to be numerically accurate.

posted about 2 years ago
#26 etf2l admins in TF2 General Discussion

I do sympathise with the job league admins have to do, however, after the pred/degu affair it was clear that a lot of these problems would emerge. The ETF2L rule update read as holy crusade to police all discrimination across the internet, and as we said at the time, the league was unrealistic in their scope and it's become almost impossible to consistently enforce.

I understand the desire for a broad T&Cs that allows admin discretion, but it has just increased the instances of double standards and favouritism recently; although these seem to have been mostly centralised around certain individual admins. We are also more reliant on public outrage/ witch hunts than ever.

Overall though I think ETF2L has done a decent job in recent years. They could certainly standardise their decision making a little better, but I do not desire the overreach we have seen from RGL.

posted about 2 years ago
#62 witch hunts within the community in The Dumpster
dishsoaphey morons. if u dont want to be witch hunted, dont be/say anything that would make u seem islamophobic, anti-semitic, racist, homophobic, transphobic, misogynistic, etc.

problem solved have a good day, and remember, hate speech != free speech

This statement is super ignorant, although I suspect you are probably just parroting somebody else's talking point. The idea you have neat binary classifications of 'Free Speech' and 'Hate Speech' is absurd.

Free Speech is actually a big issue of our times. It generally refers to an individual's right not to face government sanction for their speech. In the US you actually have your freedom of speech protected by the first amendment. In the EU we have a considerably watered down protection of free speech, which is why government was able to pass Hate Speech legislation in the UK.

The reason 'Hate speech' is highly controversial is because it is ill-defined and highly subjective. Most things people would regard as Hate Speech are actually protected as free speech in the US. Of course ETF2L or any other league/website isn't a government body so is under no obligation to protect an individual's free speech. It is up to ETF2L how much they want to police people's speech on their platform, but most online platforms prohibit discriminatory speech and behaviour in their T&Cs.

posted about 3 years ago
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