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User Info: schadow

schadow
4 years ago#1
Why are so many opposed to this idea? I find it to be extremely suited for analogizing (can I say that? Analogizing?).

Computers have specs. Cars have specs. Both can be upgraded to increase either raw power or unnecessary luxury/comfort.
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User Info: Javelin

Javelin
4 years ago#3
People are opposed to this idea? Must be the console peasants playing games on their go-karts.
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User Info: schadow

schadow
4 years ago#4
Javelin posted...
People are opposed to this idea? Must be the console peasants playing games on their go-karts.


I actually find it quite alarming that the first poster is named snesmaster, and deleted his own message.
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User Info: snesmaster40

snesmaster40
4 years ago#5
schadow posted...
Javelin posted...
People are opposed to this idea? Must be the console peasants playing games on their go-karts.


I actually find it quite alarming that the first poster is named snesmaster, and deleted his own message.


Actually I deleted it because I posted something silly. The original message was "Cars aren't meant for indoors" or something like that.
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User Info: Incendia_Intus

Incendia_Intus
4 years ago#6
Because that would make sense, and this is the internet; a place where that is not allowed.
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User Info: schadow

schadow
4 years ago#7
Incendia_Intus posted...
Because that would make sense, and this is the internet; a place where that is not allowed.


That actually makes... sens-

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User Info: BlackMantis

BlackMantis
4 years ago#8
As someone with relatively good hardware, I am all in favor of this practice.

User Info: Orestes417

Orestes417
4 years ago#9
Because if we prioritized cars like most of the people around here prioritized computers we'd all be driving JATO powered, Neon laden, box vans.
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User Info: AlleRacing

AlleRacing
4 years ago#10
Because, despite the possibility for a good analogy to be made, it's almost always a terrible one, often reinforced by the fact that the one making the analogy has very limited or perhaps no knowledge of cars.

The problem is that people just suck at making analogies, especially when they're trying to argue a point. They are always keen to embellish one side of an analogy or omit certain things to make their side appear more favourable.
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