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I just do not get why we are bashing them so hard, YES they do suck for the most part in drivers and support for their products, but we don't make huge explosion threads for the 100 other companies that suck as well... I just think this is blown WAY out of proportion.
    
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And why is the source [OCN] on this thread? Shouldn't it be where it actually came from? And not some kid on the internet that thinks he created this issue aka R3ap3R?

Because the deal with the Newegg post was first broke here on OCN. Not to mention that not everything is on Creative's site... you don't see the register or the consumerist saying it was Creative... they claim that they are the source as well...
Kid? I was on the interwebz while you were in diapers... get out of here, troll.
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And why is the source [OCN] on this thread? Shouldn't it be where it actually came from? And not some kid on the internet that thinks he created this issue aka R3ap3R?
Well he wrote an article himself about the events so he can technically do that, although it doesn't feel too good.
    
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And why is the source [OCN] on this thread? Shouldn't it be where it actually came from? And not some kid on the internet that thinks he created this issue aka R3ap3R?
That is a little harsh. Read through the first page or two and he explains why OCN is the source. I agree though Creative should be the source.

No need to resort to name calling ("Kid"). He never said he thought he created, and listed his sources appropriately. You're slightly out of line.
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Well I am sticking up for Creative here.

I cannot believe how many of my internet community bretherin are supporting this guys drivers which unlock functionality that must be paid for.

Since when do we support stealing and piracy, because, in short, thats all he is doing, pirating.
Don't get me started with the fact that they asked to pay for more to use the card at its full potential - the ALchemy ripoff? I'm about to buy a car now, what would happen if I'd have to pay extra for the windows? I mean it can work without, much like my audigy without EAX.

All things considered, Creative are still superb sound cards and I'm convinced that I got what I paid for considering it was refurbished, so at 25% of the original price. This is it's value without working EAX (emulated, simulated, hardware, don't really care), but what began as a good investment is now only a fair deal.

This isn't a support for piracy and you know it. This is just (many) angry customers that feel ripped-off and they feel like fraternizing with the enemy of the enemy.
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Agreed, however I do want to comment on the title. Fall from glory? They didn't fall from glory, they made a mistake and they aren't going to fall. They might trip and almost fall, but they are most likely going to remain the bigger company in terms of sound cards...
    
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Criswell is always harsh
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Agreed, however I do want to comment on the title. Fall from glory? They didn't fall from glory, they made a mistake and they aren't going to fall. They might trip and almost fall, but they are most likely going to remain the bigger company in terms of sound cards...

That title underwent four changes already, lol.... we are stuck with this one; matches Murlocke's Digg post, which is over 1600 diggs now. I harbor no ill will on Creative... I loved their products, and even put up with crappy drivers.. but threatening a respected member of their own community with a lawsuit, and to do it publically? It is the principle.
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Agreed, however I do want to comment on the title. Fall from glory? They didn't fall from glory, they made a mistake and they aren't going to fall. They might trip and almost fall, but they are most likely going to remain the bigger company in terms of sound cards...
Mods changed the title from "creatives epics phailures" to something more professional.
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Agreed, however I do want to comment on the title. Fall from glory? They didn't fall from glory, they made a mistake and they aren't going to fall. They might trip and almost fall, but they are most likely going to remain the bigger company in terms of sound cards...
*points to his forehead* They did in here... They did in here...
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