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My brother the PC elitist
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My brother the PC elitist

I don't know if I told you this before, but me and my little brother disagree with pretty much everything. Our video game tastes are a prime example of that. My brother is strictly a PC elitist (I'm a '360/PC gamer) and he loves to criticize and and insult me over the fact I play most of the Halo games, Gears of War 3, and the fact that I play on an xbox 360. But when I do play on the PC, he insults me for the games I play on there (TF2, Civ 5, World of Tanks, Tetris, and a few others).

Recently, my brother broke his computer, trying to update it while playing Alien Isolation (I don't know how that happened) , so then he turned into a ultra-Nintendo fanboy. (we also have a Wii U in our house, IDK why though). Now he only plays Legend of Zelda (I personally found the games to be boring) and when he sees me playing an xbox game, he endlessly rambles on about "oh legend of Zelda, the wind-wanker is No.1 of all time...Oh PC has super-graphics... You are a stupid console gamer...duh..." Every time I hear him rant about great the führer (oops, I mean the PC) is and how his games are compared to mine, I imagine him (along with any other PC elitist) goose stepping and shouting "Zeig Heil" to a PC. He's also trying to talk my mom out of getting Destiny (I really enjoyed it's Beta) for me for Christmas. And he handpicks reviews that make Destiny look bad. He still does this even when I told him "I getting Destiny, whether you like it or not." (That line also applies to you if you are thinking that I shouldn't get Destiny).

How should I deal with him without using physical violence, (gets me in trouble, so sorry Brainiac) or with out destroying his Zelda crap.

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Sounds like my little brother, only with opposite tastes.

I still haven't figured out how to deal with mine, so...good luck, I guess. You'll need it.

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Give him a list of advantages consoles have over PCs, and if you can't see any:

- Controllers come with it
- The couch is the standard
- You never have to worry about specs
- You don't have to reinstall the operating system after reformatting
- No viruses

Can't help you with Nintendo fanboyism, being one myself.

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Become a pc gamer and quit using pleb consoles that's how
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(12-11-2014 11:54 AM)Sharpie Wrote:  Become a pc gamer and quit using pleb consoles that's how

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Dear the world:

PCs and consoles are completely different things. It is stupid to compare them because they are designed to fill different roles. It also just proves that most games have become complete boring garbage that you would rather argue about them than just play and enjoy them.

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Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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(12-11-2014 12:24 PM)no Wrote:  Dear the world:

PCs and consoles are completely different things. It is stupid to compare them because they are designed to fill different roles. It also just proves that most games have become complete boring garbage that you would rather argue about them than just play and enjoy them.

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I actually have nothing against PC games except for the fact that my PC was made in 2006 and can't play any of the modern ones. What I DO have something against is obnoxious PC elitists like Sharpieboy who act like consoles are the worst thing ever.

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@sharpieboy

Give me $100,000,000,000 first



I'll state this again, I play on the PC and the Xbox 360. The only time I would consider becoming a "PC Aryan" (and yes I'm comparing PC elitist to the nazis) if someone would give me a very large sum of money, even then, I would slip back into the console/PC hybrid crowd.

And I'm proud to call myself a "dirty console peasant".

And it's my brother who starts the arguments in my house about "which game is better/console vs PC".

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Sharpieboy ahah who came up with that originally? I like it :3

You can build an acceptable gaming pc for the same cost as a new ps4/xbox one :|
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(12-10-2014 10:51 AM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  - Controllers come with it

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(12-10-2014 10:51 AM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  - Controllers come with it

Controller. Singular.

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PC is for Gods.

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If PCs are for gods, then why can I seriously injure a PC god as easily as a "console peasant"

And before you go "oh just build a PC" most of the games I play are Xbox exclusives and I couldn't care less about all the bells and whistles the PC offers (mods, graphics, more props, crap like the occulus rift, etc.) I really don't need all that crap if I want to enjoy a game of Halo or Gears of War.

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I like PC because we can see the code. We can stick our dirty little fingers into the heart of game AND YANK IT OUT!

It's only sad can't play those exclusives on a PC. There are some fun games.

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(12-10-2014 10:51 AM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  - Controllers come with it

Controller. Singular.

Actually, I know for fact that I've seen Wii, Wii U, and Xbox 360 bundles that come with two controllers. Not sure about PS3, Xbox One, or PS4 (because I don't care about the PS3 or Xbox One and I have no chance of getting a PS4 before PS5 comes out.)

But you are right in that default bundles don't come with multiple controllers.

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Damn bastards came out with PS4 a year after I got a PS3, which I today use more to open tv shows on the TV using the internet than for games(the hard drive is malfunctioning so I can't install anything, and the controller has gone psycho-haywire and I have to beat it to get it to work, then handle it like an activated nuclear bomb so it doesn't go crazy again)

Sony also needs to work on not screwing people over by totally making our older games inoperable when we get a new system.

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(12-12-2014 08:34 AM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  Damn bastards came out with PS4 a year after I got a PS3, which I today use more to open tv shows on the TV using the internet than for games(the hard drive is malfunctioning so I can't install anything, and the controller has gone psycho-haywire and I have to beat it to get it to work, then handle it like an activated nuclear bomb so it doesn't go crazy again)

Sony also needs to work on not screwing people over by totally making our older games inoperable when we get a new system.

Good thing I'm not interested in the PS3!

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Too bad you don't have a pc, I still play games from the 90s and early 2000s :|
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I do have a PC, it's broke right now though

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(12-12-2014 06:24 AM)Missile Wrote:  crap like the occulus rift, etc.)

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(12-12-2014 01:43 PM)Sharpie Wrote:  Too bad you don't have a pc, I still play games from the 90s and early 2000s :|

I can do that, it's called not fucking throwing out your older consoles!

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I think I still have my N64

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I think I still have my superior emulators.
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Tell your brother that the PC (Personal Computer) was originally built for long distance communication and not for the entertainment and consumption of mass media that is used nowadays. Besides, unless your brother owns a Alienware pc, the shit he's using is vastly inferior compared to it, thus making his statement about other consoles false, and revealing the bastard's hypocritical and stupid side. The Xbox was originally made for the sole purpose of playing games with other handy features attached to it afterwards. In my opinion, console wars are quite frankly, "dumb" because they pit remarkably different electronic items made by different companies with different interests in mind, so saying that one console is superior to others is like saying that one race is superior to all others (Aka Nazism).

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Alienware is overpriced garbage just sayin'
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ACTUALLY Dikont5 you are incorrect. Alien ware desktops(their laptops aren't that bad), are overpriced pieces of shit. You can build one for a bit cheaper with nearly the same specs. Although in reality pre-builts aren't very good it's better to custom build(or have a place build them for you, but it's the same thing essentially, only you aren't doing it yourself). So after you mentioned alien wares I couldn't believe you anymore and it calls into question the validity of your own statement. ALSO here's something else

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Lizard squad also took down Blizzard servers earlier in 2014

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Blizzard is still a thing? Like, people still buy and play their games?
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I assumed Alienware was superior till Dell bought em.

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