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A few weeks ago, we took a not-so-fond look at the console portion of the grotesque, unruly mass (in some circles known as a “family”) that is the gaming world. As we often do with those with whom we share any sort of relation, we proceeded to list off all the ways they’ve wronged us. We find it to be a good ice-breaker. Now, though, we’ve been struck with some strange and debiltating malady that top scientists are calling “civility,” and we’ve realized there’s plenty of good mixed in with the bad. No, seriously. Consoles, we may not always get along, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t give you due praise for having our backs every once in a while. Now go! Jump past the break before we change our minds.
http://www.technobuffalo.com/gaming/...ing-pc-gaming/

Pretty obvious and probably (hopefully) already understood stuff, but still a funny and decent read no less. I didn't really consider the whole indie thing before. Consoles do support indie devs in a contradicting manner I suppose.
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That wasn't so much how consoles are helping pc's as it was, consoles suck, this is what pc's have going for them.
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This is blasphemy!
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That wasn't so much how consoles are helping pc's as it was, consoles suck, this is what pc's have going for them.
While true and that was the one thing I was debating out posting it, but we know that anything positive about consoles on this forum doesn't work and anything negative even if its completely unrelated creates fireworks.
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I like consoles. It keeps all the noobs and 12 year olds busy with other games and keeps them out of my online PC games. I don't see why you guys hate them so much.

The same thing with Justin Bieber. Do you guys really want all the Bieber fans to listen to your favorite bands instead? He is doing you guys a favor and being a distraction for you...

The people who are worthy will see the light and join the glorious PC gaming race when they are ready.
    
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I like consoles. It keeps all the noobs and 12 year olds busy with other games and keeps them out of my online PC games. I don't see why you guys hate them so much.

The same thing with Justin Bieber. Do you guys really want all the Bieber fans to listen to your favorite bands instead? He is doing you guys a favor and being a distraction for you...

The people who are worthy will see the light and join the glorious PC gaming race when they are ready.
Why do you guys always think that consoles and maturity are two mutually exclusive things? That you can`t have one without the other?

Seems kinda silly to me
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I like consoles. It keeps all the noobs and 12 year olds busy with other games and keeps them out of my online PC games. I don't see why you guys hate them so much.

The same thing with Justin Bieber. Do you guys really want all the Bieber fans to listen to your favorite bands instead? He is doing you guys a favor and being a distraction for you...

The people who are worthy will see the light and join the glorious PC gaming race when they are ready.

I don't post often at all. More of a reader. But I have to say this and don't care if I get banned for it.

That is by far the most ignorant thing I have ever read on these forums in my 3 years of glorious lurking. I pray to my favorite deity that my children never end up like you.
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I don't post often at all. More of a reader. But I have to say this and don't care if I get banned for it.

That is by far the most ignorant thing I have ever read on these forums in my 3 years of glorious lurking. I pray to my favorite deity that my children never end up like you.
i think it was a joke (at least i hope it was)
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I don't post often at all. More of a reader. But I have to say this and don't care if I get banned for it.

That is by far the most ignorant thing I have ever read on these forums in my 3 years of glorious lurking. I pray to my favorite deity that my children never end up like you.
I'm just trying to decide if you are offended because I insulted your XBox live or Justin Beiber...

Relax. The entire war between consoles and PCs is a joke to me. I own a PS3 and use it occasionally... I don't hate consoles or think anything less of console gamers. But I certainly notice the difference in the average maturity and age between the players. I tried to play some GT5 online yesterday and had little kids screaming over the mic any time somebody bumped them...
    
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Why do you guys always think that consoles and maturity are two mutually exclusive things? That you can`t have one without the other?

Seems kinda silly to me
It's 100% of the reason that when I'm on my 360, I'm not on Xbox Live. I am quite sure I have never played a game of anything on Xbox that did not have at least one obnoxious, immature player.
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