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Poll Results: Do you hate Origin?

 
  • 46% (96)
    Yes
  • 41% (87)
    No
  • 12% (25)
    Never tried it.
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post #71 of 147
Of course there are worse things than Origin. What people are complaining about is the fact that they know their information is either being sold to 3rd party spammers, or that EA's "security" couldn't keep out one of the cast from "Hackers".

I don't hate Origion, I just choose not to use it. Like previous posters I do not use Facebook...shock I know. However, there are still some people in this world who have not given into social media, like they have not bought BF3 or Crysis 2 because of Origin. It is a choice and I choose not to use it, even if I do want to play BF3.

And ret, nice trolling.
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post #72 of 147
I don't hate Origin, I just prefer Steam.
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post #73 of 147
"Like, lots of stuff kill people... why are you so mad when the grocery store sells you salmonella? Theres worse things out there man."
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post #74 of 147
I downloaded it to try the mass effect 3 demo..looks like a good game.
then..demo ran out..this thing starts up every time i turn my comp on..I'm not into that..want as least amount
of extra gobblety gook running as possible
 
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post #75 of 147
Quote:
Originally Posted by My experiences with Origin 

HURRDURR LET ME FORGET YOUR NETWORK DRIVERS THERE
Hurrrrrrrrr I decided to uninstall BF3 patches
I lost your games
I logged you out while you were playing
I decided you needed a new nickname, so I am refusing to let you login for ~15 minutes
Can I crash now?
I crashed anyway
Woops took BF3 with me
Lolnope, that wasn't a mistake
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post #76 of 147
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skysec View Post

Same thing lol the money goes to the same place. It is like buying LFD and using steam to activate it. Gabe still gets the money.

Oh for sure! But I don't trust Origin enough to put my credit card info on there, so this forces me to buy ea exclusive games at local stores. mad.gif When it comes to origin vs steam, steam is a clear winner and I don't have any problem giving most of my gaming money to Gabe, and Valve. thumb.gif
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post #77 of 147
It's too disorganized and overall just a strange interface to deal with.

That's not to say I won't use it, but I still hate it.
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post #78 of 147
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Originally Posted by Alonjar View Post

Perfect example, right here from our own forum:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1223708/ea-selling-our-info
EA has either sold your Origin information to spammers, or their system was compromised and the information was stolen. Either way, the proof is in the pudding.

I think you used too much paranoia in your pudding. Steam, Sony (and others) have had their databases compromised before also. It happens. That being said I ( and others I know personally) have had no issues with spam emails tied to BioWare accounts. All I'm saying is if thats the reason not to use Origin make sure you don't use Steam, Sony, Facebook, You Tube, Google +, Amazon.com or basically anything else on the internet. But to each his own. If you don't use those things thats fine too. I use Origin because of BF3. I'd say pretty soon every developer is going to have their own thing like Origin.
post #79 of 147
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Originally Posted by BinaryDemon View Post

I don't hate Origin, I just prefer Steam.

This^
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post #80 of 147
I dont like it because it keeps pointless titles in my games list. Honestly I don't need ME3 Demo and Battlefield 3 Beta in my games list anymore....

and they'll never leave.
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