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No "ea will burn" now is the response to everything that has to do with ea.

It takes me forever to get passed all the flame for an actual discussion on the topic.

EA will burn- they are made of money... couldn't be that hard to torch that.

But for real though this is a hilarious find- I wonder if the front end dev working on this got fired yet.
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post #32 of 66
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Oh and this is the picture, which will be revealed when enough likes is done on Facebook -.-
http://eaassets-a.akamaihd.net/www.battlefield.com/battlefield-4/symcdn-1363809369/bundles/bf4teaser/img/base.jpg

Pretty much confirms that BF4 will be the same same...

That pic's been around for a while- I think it will be something else.

Regardless ... one picture doesn't prove anything. I am going to remain optimistic that they will add some of the features (and hopefully remove some others) that people have been hooting about the past two years.

Either way... it's a social element for me anymore- LOADS of friends playing BF3... may as well on a shoot the - with them... that's what makes multiplayer fun... human interaction after all.
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post #33 of 66
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Am I the only one thinking the web designer put that in as a place holder to test that content block with realistic looking content? rolleyes.gif

This is hardly news worthy~
this is the most probable explanation. I hate it when people who have only seen one side of things and have never worked in the business read sooo much into every little detail and always assume the worst.
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this is the most probable explanation. I hate it when people who have only seen one side of things and have never worked in the business read sooo much into every little detail and always assume the worst.

Then why would they link to an external website (IGN of all places) instead of using Lorem Ipsum and Example.com?

Sorry, but this smells more rotten than it should.
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IGN LoL
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Am I the only one thinking the web designer put that in as a place holder to test that content block with realistic looking content? rolleyes.gif

This is hardly news worthy~

...Then why IGN specifically if they haven't even had official input? No excuse.
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All this proves, if the article actually comes into existence, is that EA knew about the article before it was published.

It does not prove that EA had any influence over the contents of the article.
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...Then why IGN specifically if they haven't even had official input? No excuse.

This is what I was thinking. granted, it could be a test but surely if you were "testing" the code you'd link to a safe website. One you owned, so it'd theoretically mean that IGN and EA were bedfellows?
post #39 of 66
Oh good, another jump to conclusions thread on OCN

The tweet in the image is from an executive editor at IGN. I hardly think he'd be the person pointing this kind of thing out if they were getting paid for the GOTY.

Here's another tweet from the co-founder:

https://twitter.com/peerign/status/314475923397292032

This should be pretty obvious. Its not a real quote or link, it's literally just a placeholder from when the developer was testing journalist quotes on their page. Anyone who is looking deeper into this is a total moron.

EA has done it before with placeholder text



Put away your tinfoil hats people.
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this is the most probable explanation. I hate it when people who have only seen one side of things and have never worked in the business read sooo much into every little detail and always assume the worst.

This. Anyone who doesn't think it's a placeholder knows nothing and is bias.
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