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Well yeah that, but why would I want to miss out on a great game?
Sometimes living up to one's principles require sacrifices. It's not like BF3 is the only game in the world, and even if it was, and was really good, abstaining from it would scarcely qualify as a sacrifice.

Personally, I haven't purchased a Blizzard game since 1997, a Valve game since 1999, an UbiSoft game since 2004, and the last EA game I intend to play is Crysis Wars (needed for MWLL).

I still have more good games than I have time to play, and I have a lot of free time.
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Still need to pre order this... Just wish it was on steam. Bleh.
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Ugh, I don't more crap on my computer. I dont like Origin, I am still going to get BF3 because I like the game, but this is just a annoying decision on EAs part. Ever since their terrible EA downloader, I don't like anything EA tool related.
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I knew this would happen, i just hope they fix the cpu load issue when in a game using origins. Im not mad, im not happy, im just ok, sure.
we feel you brah. we are all ok/don't care about this issue.
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I dislike clutter - I don't play a ton of EA games, doubt this'll benefit me at all - but...it's BF3. Been waiting on this game for years: I don't hate this enough to not purchase the game.
Hmmm.
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Origin is running in the background, and like Steam, I don't even notice it. If you run Steam, why not this? EADM was a horrible piece of crap,but Origin is a lot better. It isn't perfect, but neither was Steam when it first came out.

It's using 78 megs. If ANYONE craps about that amount, they shouldn't even begin to think about playing BF3...
    
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Origin is running in the background, and like Steam, I don't even notice it. If you run Steam, why not this? EADM was a horrible piece of crap.but Origin is a lot better. It isn't perfect, but neither was Steam when it first came out.

It's using 78 megs. If ANYONE craps about that amount, they shouldn't even begin to think about playing BF3...
I have almost 100GiB of DDR2&3 spread over my five best systems. I still have better things to do with it than run annoying bits of nagware and DRM.
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I dislike clutter - I don't play a ton of EA games, doubt this'll benefit me at all - but...it's BF3. Been waiting on this game for years: I don't hate this enough to not purchase the game.
Hmmm.
If you buy BF3, expect Origin to be on the rest of your EA games.
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I have almost 100GiB of DDR2&3 spread over my five best systems. I still have better things to do with it than run annoying bits of nagware and DRM.
Yes, and i am sure that at any given time, you're utilizing 100% of that 100+ GB of memory you have spread out across five systems.

Honestly, i am all for people depriving themselves of an amazing gaming experience because of a program they won't even notice running in the background - whatever floats your boat!

One extra program that does exactly what Steam does, and yet I never heard anyone complain about playing Portal 2/L4D etc. and requiring Steam. For the most part, the majority of OCN members should have decent enough hardware to where 50MB of additional RAM usage isn't going to tax any of our systems the least bit.
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Origin is running in the background, and like Steam, I don't even notice it. If you run Steam, why not this? EADM was a horrible piece of crap,but Origin is a lot better. It isn't perfect, but neither was Steam when it first came out.

It's using 78 megs. If ANYONE craps about that amount, they shouldn't even begin to think about playing BF3...
I dislike everything about it. Its like a clone of steam, I want all my friends on one list. Not two, ontop of that, I do not like EA's policies compared to Steam either.
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