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#16 TheExperiment

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 19:03

Signing a pledge that only means something to those signing the pledge seems kind of pointless.


#17 uMadRabbit

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 19:07

Yeah maybe my English isn't so good to express what I actually meant but I'm pretty sure you understood what I meant by it.

For example, MS services agreement states this:

"IF YOU LIVE IN THE UNITED STATES, SECTION 10 CONTAINS A BINDING ARBITRATION CLAUSE AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER. IT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS ABOUT HOW TO RESOLVE ANY DISPUTE WITH MICROSOFT. PLEASE READ IT."

This would never work in the EU. I'm not even sure how can it work in the USA, you're practically giving away your right that is given to you by laws set in place. (Maybe there are no particular laws or there are loopholes, not sure as I don't know their laws that much in the first place). Which actually implies that their ToS is "above" the law which is in no way possible.

#18 Javik

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 19:19

It's funny how it's usually the bigots that shout "you're violating my freedom of speech" most loudly. It's not a legal requirement to be a jerk just because you can. In fact if you think it's necessary to live your life as a bigot, you're the one that has something wrong with you.

#19 vetDirtyLarry

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 21:12

Hate to say it, they are actually giving these types of people even more power by starting this website to begin with.
By acknowledging their idiotic behavior has a negative affect, it encourages them to do it even more.
Truth of the matter is, idiots exist. Racist ones on top of that. Not much to do about it other then ignore them entirely.
For awhile I had everyone muted on Live except my friends. Worked out pretty good.

#20 togermano

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 22:45

Unfort cause i sound a bit queer I get harrassed if I play games where voice is important.... So I just not play those kinds of games :\

#21 trag3dy

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 00:58

The perfect video for describing the problem.

WARNING, loud high pitched 14 year olds and swearing. If you watch it don't have your volume very high. :rofl:



These kids have 0 right to behave like this. Really, they don't even have the right to play the game. The sad part is "adults" aren't exempt from that kind of behavior either.

#22 Xilo

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 01:07

People need to stop being so thin skinned.

Though the little kids need to be banned.

#23 Sandor

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 01:18

OH NOES SOMEONE CALLED ME A BAD NAME WHILST I WAS EXPENDING AN ARSENAL AN ARMY WOULD BE PROUD OF AND VIRTUALLY NUKING AN ENTIRE CITY!!!1

#24 Growled

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 01:33

Just because you sign a pledge doesn't mean you are going to abide by it.