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In a thread on the EA UK forums, DICE producer Barrie Tingle confirmed the patch has been sent to EA Europe's QA department in Romania, but it isn't being worked on because the testers can't get into the office. "Transportation companies are apparently on strike, so they can't get to work," Tingle said.
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My take: Complete BS, has to be even a lamer excuse than BP. Oh dear, the transportation dept is on strike... oh no! that patch just gonna have to be delayed. Hey boys! Lets go grab a cold on at the pub!

Really? That just sinks low, yes its only a patch. But going on to saying QA Romania is the only QA dept? Um... ok.. Like you cant send that patch off to another DICE office for a day or two while the strike happened?

Also someone said on the net, this strike was planned. And EA/DICE still say they cant work. So shame on them. And probably shame on me for getting upset about it. But lets be real, thats a pretty lame excuse.
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Oh c'mon now...
    
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Also, still find it funny, uh wheres the competitive modes they were talking about? haha my buddy told me over like a month ago it was gonna be out soon. why does it seem like this game is slipping farther and farther away from the competitive side...
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Do people not have cars in Romania?
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It's a bit annoying and they should have other QA departments, but I can understand if for some reason it had to be done at EA's Romania HQ, why there would be a problem. Sure, staff have cars, but they probably don't want to drive across rush hour city, waste their own fuel and who is to say there is ample parking areas?


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Also, still find it funny, uh wheres the competitive modes they were talking about? haha my buddy told me over like a month ago it was gonna be out soon. why does it seem like this game is slipping farther and farther away from the competitive side...
Isn't that squad deathmatch etc...? That's already in the game...
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I think tho the funny fact is, there was a whole mini like interview on this over a patch. i would hate to go see the EA forums right now... BC2 players scare me... if you guys get mad over a patch... gives me the creeps to think how you guys react come some expansion pack or something
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I think tho the funny fact is, there was a whole mini like interview on this over a patch. i would hate to go see the EA forums right now... BC2 players scare me... if you guys get mad over a patch... gives me the creeps to think how you guys react come some expansion pack or something
The EA UK forums are literally full of tards who understand nothing of real life business or what exists outside their bedroom window.

It's sad to see such a lack of basic education about economics and business.
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lololol fail
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Also, still find it funny, uh wheres the competitive modes they were talking about? haha my buddy told me over like a month ago it was gonna be out soon. why does it seem like this game is slipping farther and farther away from the competitive side...

Is that really a bad thing?
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this is taking forever
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LOL
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