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I have had enough of all of the idiotic fanboyism in this forum for the past few months and the way the mods allow all these stupid opinionated arguments to get in the way of facts simply so they can continue to get more and more hits. There are a ton of hardware and gaming forums out there where this nonsense doesn't have to be moderated because they are not populated by hundreds of idiots who simply substitute groupthink for individuality and common sense.

I am especially disgusted with one or two mods who has contributed to this fanboyism on a constant basis and seem to really revel in the idiocy that both sides have brought to this once-great forum. I'm not going to mention their names and it doesn't matter since this post is going to get deleted anyway.

I know that none of you will really give a damn, but after 4+ years of being involved in this forum this is my last post. Don't bother replying since I will never see it anyway.
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If the people in here complaining about Origin being bloatware are concerned with the 80k of memory it uses, then it doesn't matter cause there's no way in hell you could handle BF3 anyway.
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Originally Posted by Yvese View Post
Let's get some poll numbers. I made a thread on the PC Games section to really see how many people in this thread are getting BF3 or not.

http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/10...u-buy-bf3.html

So far it seems like those that hate Origin that they wont get BF3 are in the very very small minority.
13% of profit lost because of Origin is certainly a large amount.
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13% of profit lost because of Origin is certainly a large amount.
Its 10%....and falling.

By the time the game releases, its going to be a heck of a lot smaller.
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It's not the fact I don't want to run another program. TWO programs I can cope with. Steam and Origin. Then you've got GFWL.

Soon every dev/publisher will have their own exclusive little program we need to log in to to play, then we have about 7 different programs all doing the same thing.
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Its 10%....and falling.

By the time the game releases, its going to be a heck of a lot smaller.
Right now the people who aren't buying because of Origin is at 13. The total amount of people who are potential customers is at 102.

13 / 102 = 12.75%
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13% of profit lost because of Origin is certainly a large amount.
I would bet money that well over half those people will still buy the game.
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dev/publisher will have their own exclusive little program we need to log in to to play, then we have about 7 different programs all doing the same thing.
I've got 8gb of ram and 4 cores w/ HT, I need need something to make use of it, bring it on.
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It's not the fact I don't want to run another program. TWO programs I can cope with. Steam and Origin. Then you've got GFWL.

Soon every dev/publisher will have their own exclusive little program we need to log in to to play, then we have about 7 different programs all doing the same thing.
At which point, you will have pretty much stopped playing games altogether because if thats whats going to happen, then thats whats going to happen.
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Honestly we don't need another Steam... I am fine with Valve games being Steam only but anything else is not getting my money. Same with Origin.
 
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