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Sticky: If you could remove one thing from the internet what it be?
We all have things about the internet that we hate, but what if someone gave you the oppourtunity to...
Thu Dec 13, 2007 4:23 pm, schmidtbag

[DEBATE] Should Rockstar's Sam & Dan Houser be Knighted?
There\'s a fascinating piece on [URL=
Mon Jun 30, 2008 6:25 am, Editorial Team

DEBATE: Nintendo DS helps kids focus in the classroom?
In life, work and play are usuallyclearly separated, but students at one Japanese high school are fi...
Mon Jun 30, 2008 6:25 am, Editorial Team

DEBATE: Xbox 360 gamers read books more than PS3 owners
A new Experian Consumer Research survey comparing Xbox 360 and PS3owners has thrown up some wonderfu...
Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:09 pm, schmidtbag

Living in a game: the future of architectore
Eric Clough, who has created a living adventure game inside an $8.5mUpper East Side NYC apartment. C...
Thu Jun 19, 2008 6:29 pm, Editorial Team

Are Women gamers just as competitive as men?
Oberon Media\'s new COO, Don Ryan, believes that there is little difference between male and female g...
Fri Jun 13, 2008 4:41 pm, Editorial Team

DEBATE: Guitar Hero fans are 'untalented pretenders'
American singer John Mayer hascriticised Activision\'s Guitar Hero, because "it makes it easy fo...
Mon Jun 09, 2008 11:20 pm, schmidtbag

Grand Feminist Auto?
The question of misogyny in Rockstar\'s urban[URL=]sandbox[/URL] ...
Mon Jun 09, 2008 8:58 am, Editorial Team

Is Grand Theft Auto IV an expression of hate towards women?
A pretty blonde mob princess, bound and gagged, is taken kicking andscreaming raw-throated curses ou...
Wed Jun 04, 2008 5:38 am, Editorial Team

Is single-player gaming over? DEBATE
In an [URL=]interview with Eurogame...
Sun Jun 01, 2008 7:20 pm, Editorial Team

DEBATE: Video games come with male territory
[i:0e9129ddac]He can otherwise be the perfectly articulate gent, but put your average blokenext to a...
Sun Jun 01, 2008 7:14 pm, Editorial Team

DEBATE The last generation of consoles?
Wild Tangent founder, chairman and CEO Alex St Johntold the Wedbush Morgan Securities annual Managem...
Sat May 24, 2008 7:24 pm, Editorial Team

Valve: 'PC Gaming Market Is Not Dying' - DEBATE
The PC is no longer a viable platform. The PC is all about casual gaming. The PC market is dying. ...
Sat May 24, 2008 6:22 pm, Editorial Team

DEBATE Games influencing young male culture more than music?
American author, critic and filmmaker Nelson George has stated that he believes videogames are now m...
Tue May 20, 2008 5:01 pm, Editorial Team

Guardian: 'Games are really quite an art form'
In an article written by Catherine Bennett entitled, [URL=
Mon May 19, 2008 7:34 am, schmidtbag

Are people 'less tolerant of really long games'?
e\'ll all agree that the first Banjogame was massive back on N64. Not just in terms of sales but in s...
Sun May 18, 2008 5:42 pm, schmidtbag

Debate: no decent new FPS games?
Pro gamer Johnathan ‘Fatal1ty’Wendel has confessed that the main reason he has stepped away fromcomp...
Sun May 18, 2008 5:34 pm, schmidtbag

[ DEBATE ] Blaming piracy for PC gaming's decline
Retail sales of PC games aren\'t what they used to be, although the indie game market and online gami...
Tue May 13, 2008 8:10 am, schmidtbag

Is the web and not consoles, the future of gaming platforms?
Ben Cousins, executive producer at DICE and senior producer for the free to play online game Battlef...
Tue May 13, 2008 8:04 am, schmidtbag

Is the MMO market maturing? Can WoW ever be toppled?
Funcom\'s Erling Ellingsen, product manager for Age of Conan, sees his mature-rated game as a progres...
Wed May 07, 2008 5:56 am, Editorial Team

Is PC gaming Dead? is it recession proof?
[b:8137806d0a]Every couple of years — usually after a fresh crop of consoles hit the market — the dr...
Sat Apr 26, 2008 4:55 am, thebana

Grand Theft Auto and the platform debate
With [i:b4c9d2daca]Grand Theft Auto IV[/i:b4c9d2daca] creeping ever closer to release,I find myself ...
Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:32 am, Editorial Team

[DEBATE] Are games more addictive than heroin?
Dr. Tanya Byron\'s brief dalliance withthe games industry appears to have ended, with her branding Wo...
Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:29 am, Editorial Team

DEBATE - Intel and Nvidia on a major collision course?
[b:4c3b9cf57d]THE NEVERENDING[/b:4c3b9cf57d] Intel vs AMD scuffle continues unabated withcompetition...
Thu Apr 10, 2008 9:48 am, Editorial Team

DEBATE - is gaming journalism in print dead?
[quote:33c2f43cae]With the death of [URL=games-for-windows-magazine-in-uk-stops-moves-online-t38211]...
Thu Apr 10, 2008 9:28 am, Editorial Team

DEBATE - Console war is "totally irrelevant"
THQ executive Jack Sorenson has branded the hardware battle betweenSony, Microsoft and Nintendo as &...
Thu Apr 10, 2008 9:26 am, Editorial Team

LiveLeak pulls anti-Koran documentary
Video-sharing website LiveLeak has removed the anti-Koran documentary [i:c1b5a6e015]Fitna[/i:c1b5a6e...
Fri Apr 04, 2008 9:49 pm, Editorial Team

[ Poll ] DEBATE: Is Microsoft’s bid for Yahoo a good idea?
Mon Feb 04, 2008 1:18 pm, schmidtbag

New UK Bully title causes controversy: Social Values
"Hardly encouraging good social values" says Vaz Rockstar is moving ahead with plans to r...
Fri Jan 25, 2008 7:16 am, Editorial Team

[DEBATE] WoW / MMORPG Widows: Effects of MMORPG Culture
There is a Yahoo Group with 2000 members dedicated to it, and below is a "digg" comment fr...
Sat Jan 12, 2008 7:38 pm, Editorial Team

Most parents don't play videogames with their kids... DEBATE
According to the results of an Associated Press-AOL Games poll released today, 43 per cent of US par...
Fri Jan 11, 2008 11:44 am, schmidtbag

Is speculative unfounded blogging damaging the industry?
Invalid, unfounded and unprofessional revenue orientated crap is what increasing numbers of people t...
Thu Jan 03, 2008 7:16 pm, William Tildesley

On Facebook, Sociologists analyse data
Each day about 1,700 juniors at an East Coast college log on to [URL=
Mon Dec 24, 2007 6:41 pm, Editorial Team

Virtual criminals are just human [ DEBATE ]
I hate to disagree with my learned colleague, [URL=
Thu Dec 13, 2007 5:34 pm, Editorial Team

How should the (US) media report mass shootings?
A similar debate has also [u:e93a452c67]been raised here:[/u:e93a452c67][URL=http://www.ivirtuaforum...
Thu Dec 13, 2007 5:32 pm, Editorial Team

Gamespot editor fired over negative Kane and Lynch review!
Kane & Lynch User Reviews are Currently Disabled [quote:7f5736c459]Kane & Lynch User Review...
Fri Dec 07, 2007 9:32 pm, Editorial Team

No evidence connecting games and violence, says BBFC
The BBFC has accepted there is no proven link between anti-social behaviour and violent videogames -...
Sat Dec 01, 2007 4:13 pm, Editorial Team

Lack Of Black Tech Professionals Hurts U.S?
A recent study says that less than 10% of graduates of computer science programs in the U.S. are bla...
Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:48 pm, Editorial Team

British teacher faces lashes in Sudan... Debate
Thu Nov 29, 2007 5:32 am, Editorial Team

The Belgian govournement
well after 169 days now we STILL dont have a new govournement (ye i know only in belgium stuff like...
Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:03 pm, compufreak

Should students be allowed to post videos of teachers?
[img:7019d0fef1][/img:7019d0fef1] An[URL=htt...
Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:15 pm, Editorial Team

Support for ad-tracking opt out? DEBATE
[b:2094ec2f70]US privacy advocates and consumer bodies are seeking the creation of an opt-out list f...
Wed Nov 14, 2007 5:00 am, Editorial Team

NATO ministers get to grips with cyber defence
NATO defence ministers last week spent at least minutes on thequestion of cyber defence ahead of the...
Sat Nov 03, 2007 9:06 pm, Editorial Team

Rhys Jones 'killer' named on YouTube - More gangs 2.0
The alleged killer of 11-year-old Rhys Jones has been named by commenters on YouTube. Rhys was sh...
Sat Nov 03, 2007 11:13 am, Editorial Team

DEBATE: Virtual Pedophilia Report Bad News For Second Life
[FLASH=425,350][/FLASH] An excellent report from Sky news I fou...
Fri Nov 02, 2007 10:12 pm, Editorial Team

[ Poll ] Your overseas job: China or India?
If you’re an American technie and you expect to be working overseasin the next few years, there ar...
Fri Nov 02, 2007 9:51 pm, Editorial Team

Virtual worlds threaten 'values' [DEBATE]
[b:1a81380d1a]The growing number of toy-themed virtual worlds aimed at young people risks underminin...
Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:49 pm, Editorial Team

Confiscating Childerens Computers [quote:d49ba3865d]A head teacher is taki...
Thu Oct 25, 2007 9:11 pm, Jay Taylor
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Girl gamers
From: [quote:74ac819a97]The Top 10 Myths abo...
Tue Oct 23, 2007 7:44 pm, Editorial Team
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US War Propaganda in Video Games [War in Video games] [quote:efcb4973f8]Venezuelan anger at computer...
Sat Oct 20, 2007 8:24 am, Andy
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Should Israel Exist?
So with with latest lebanon conflict, I\'m just wondering... is Israel actually salvageable? Israel w...
Sat Oct 20, 2007 8:12 am, Andy
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United Kingdom, Great Britain, or England? (For Americans)
[b:f5feeb392d]The United Kingdom[/b:f5feeb392d] is a country that consists of Great Britain and Nort...
Fri Oct 19, 2007 1:40 pm, Noobarmy

Typical US Culture? DEBATE: US Flag underneath Mexican Flag?
[FONT=Arial][SIZE=5][b:c87f19eff1]American Veteran Removes US Flag from beneath Mexican Flag[/b:c87f...
Mon Oct 08, 2007 6:36 am, William Tildesley

Girl finds political message from China in her comic [PICS]
[img:e9c3a679ad][/img:e9c3a679ad] [size=1]Image...
Sun Sep 16, 2007 5:26 pm, Editorial Team

Soviet Doomsday Device Still Armed Ready using 1970s tech
Soviet Doomsday Device Still Armed and Ready - Using 1970\'s Computer The Soviet doomsday device -...
Sun Sep 16, 2007 3:01 pm, Editorial Team

Internet better off without blogs? - blogs are overrated!
Here\'s a starting point for a debate; Blogs are personal opinions , usually by people who are unqual...
Sat Sep 15, 2007 11:32 pm, William Tildesley

Vista? Discuss
Howdy all. Vista! It\'s the crave and just wanted to get peoples thoughts. Is it worth gett...
Sat Sep 15, 2007 8:42 am, phillipg10

Pentagon draws 'Three-day blitz' plan for Iran
This is really scary stuff. Let\'s all hope nothing comes of it. Bush is out of his mind. [URL=htt...
Sat Sep 08, 2007 3:36 am, Andy

China ‘tops list’ of cyber-hackers seeking UK government
China leads the list of countries hacking into government computers that contain Britain’s militar...
Sat Sep 08, 2007 3:33 am, Andy

Russian warplanes intercepted by RAF jets
RAF Tornado jets were scrambled today to intercept eight Russian military aircraft which were approa...
Fri Sep 07, 2007 8:09 pm, William Tildesley

Does a CEO have to be an accountant?
Rob Weir of "An Antic Disposition" wrote: [quote:aec77ded94] Under Sarbanes-Oxley, a C...
Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:25 am, defukt

[ Poll ] Is stealing wireless wrong?
A man has been arrested after being spotted allegedly sitting in a street with a laptop using someon...
Sun Aug 26, 2007 8:37 pm, allen175

Is Global Warming Happening
I would like to know if anyone thinks that Global warming is happening and what we can do to stop ti
Sat Aug 25, 2007 2:39 am, Andy

USA Vs ???
A_pickle wrote: [quote:bd9375a2a5]1.) This is not going "well," you\'re an idiot and kind...
Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:11 pm, Jay Taylor
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Is recycling worth the effort?
If done right, there is no doubt that recycling saves energy and raw materials, and reduces pollutio...
Thu Aug 23, 2007 5:06 pm, turck_mm

Muslim Tory 'advised not to run'
Tory frontbencher Sayeeda Warsi says she was advised not to stand as an MP by her local party as vot...
Wed Aug 22, 2007 10:51 pm, Editorial Team

PC or Mac?
My view, is that Apple Macs are superior - Their Design - More efficient Operating System - Us...
Mon Aug 13, 2007 2:57 pm, Tom_Allen
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The Turner Prize
A somewhat misleading title perhaps. A lot of \'modern art\' atm I think, is an absolute joke. THe TU...
Mon Aug 13, 2007 1:39 pm, Editorial Team

Religion the Root of all evil?
Religion exists because of Control, A Good way of contolling people, now Imn no crank, but I its pre...
Mon Aug 13, 2007 11:21 am, sa_rocky
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Feasibility Study vs. Business Plan
According to Don Hofstrand and Mary Holz-Claus of Ag Marketing Resource Center: [quote:b9b28f85e8...
Sat Aug 11, 2007 11:16 am, turbino

No credit or debit interest charges for the Islamic account
[quote:8297ce278a]In accordance with Shariah law, there are no credit or debit interest charges for ...
Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:44 am, turbino

God Bless Atheism... Atheism Explained!
Speaks for itself... Watch it all! [FLASH=425,350][/FLASH] I saw th...
Sat Aug 04, 2007 9:42 pm, Editorial Team

Do U Like U S A
U S A A.k.A United States of america I have so much points for hate USA. 99.99:0.01 is my ratio of ...
Fri Aug 03, 2007 5:18 pm, mac_pro
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Life outside earth
i think that the universe is too large and infinite for there not to be life in another corner of th...
Fri Aug 03, 2007 3:26 pm, Mafia
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Should Marijuana be legalized?
I think that it shouldn\'t be legal because even if it stops iliegal drug dealers, there are people w...
Fri Aug 03, 2007 3:11 pm, Mafia
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Can anyone convince me WHAT IS GLOBLALIZATION?
I like to be in GLOBAL VILLAGE!! but!! i think the G-8 wont like it!! whats ur opinion?
Wed Jul 11, 2007 3:46 pm, Jesus_and_his_Good_Friend

what do u believe.. Science or Religion?
what do u believe.. Science or Religion? Evolution vs Adam and Eve? Creationist vs Scientist? Bible...
Wed Jul 11, 2007 3:43 pm, Jesus_and_his_Good_Friend
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CIA FBI or NSA!! Do u like em? topic about Louder then words
there was a news i got from newspaper(i cant remember the name) that: CIA is gonna reveal some true...
Tue Jul 10, 2007 1:07 pm, A_Pickle

Kids Like M-Rated Games?
In what comes as a surprise to no one, a study has established that kids really like M-rated games. ...
Mon Jul 09, 2007 2:17 pm, oo7don

Digital fortress: David brown
if u didnt read this book. Please read it. it reveals something about NSA. i know an usa Neval man m...
Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:16 pm, sa_rocky

07-07-07 is that lucky
it s the date today here in Asian zone. most asians take 7 as lucky number!! do u think its lucky!...
Sat Jul 07, 2007 5:44 am, sa_rocky

Inkjet printers are filthy, lying thieves? [ DEBATE ]
A new study says that on average, more than half of the ink from inkjet cartridges is wasted when us...
Fri Jun 29, 2007 10:43 pm, Thomas Lohse

Cable, Phone, and Fiber
Here in the United States,you have to go with Cable or Phone, the provider where you live at is the ...
Fri Jun 29, 2007 6:30 pm, mac_pro

Real Manchester Cathedral in a first person shooter - DEBATE
The Church of England is considering legal action against entertainment firm Sony for featuring Manc...
Sat Jun 16, 2007 5:51 am, Editorial Team

Any Wonder Why Prison Doesn't Work
Just been reading this and no wonder criminals aren\'t bothered about going to jail: Last month, w...
Fri May 25, 2007 6:47 pm, Editorial Team
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48% of Americans Reject Evolution - It explains a lot.
...and a world leader rejects it all too. I think the fighting against this "religious war"...
Fri May 25, 2007 2:36 am, A_Pickle

Army tells soldiers they can blog after all
The Army is downplaying its own regulations requiring soldiers to get their commander\'s approval bef...
Fri May 18, 2007 9:55 am, sa_rocky

God Vs All
So many people believe that there is a "big brother" figure looking over us formally known...
Wed May 16, 2007 8:46 pm, Knockout

Imminent World War 3?
With the Middle Eastern Islamic countries fighting with the west over oil, what is the real hope for...
Thu May 10, 2007 7:04 am, Knockout
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9/11 terrorist organization or conspiracy?
What do you think really happend?
Thu Apr 26, 2007 10:08 pm, mac_pro

Computers Vs Games consoles. The BIG debate.
[b:3cddf50886]This was originally posted by a guest on the members introduction page, this topic was...
Mon Apr 23, 2007 4:51 pm, caboos
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Do commercial open source projects need an office?
It had to do with his desire for a central office. "When we got our whole team, in the same roo...
Wed Apr 04, 2007 8:35 pm, Editorial Team

Call for a Blogger's Code of Conduct? (Debate)
Following the Kathy Sierra debacle (see below), Tim O\'Reilly of O\'Reilly Media, Inc has posted a Cal...
Sat Mar 31, 2007 8:22 pm, Editorial Team

China Eyes Military Uses Of Cyberspace
[b:32341f75cc]China\'s development of modern modes of warfare, including military uses of outer space...
Sat Mar 31, 2007 7:17 pm, Editorial Team

Wet Sounds: Waterproof Radio-DAP from JVC
Here\'s something for those of you who have enough time in the day to enjoy a relaxing soak in the tu...
Sat Mar 31, 2007 12:45 pm, sa_rocky

Helio Ocean mobile phone
Craving some more one-on-one time with Helio\'s new dual slider? The guys at PhoneScoop got an in-dep...
Sat Mar 31, 2007 12:43 pm, sa_rocky

India vs China: The battle begins.
There\'s no question about it: India has a massive lead on China in the software off-shoring game. Bu...
Tue Mar 27, 2007 8:27 am, Vinod_javas

Firefox is Crap Myth - "Firefox and Mozilla are th...
Sun Mar 25, 2007 5:40 pm, vaio
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Digital Rights Management (DRM) - The Debate; Your Thoughts?
A Hot topic, with some conflicting Views. Steve Jobs posted a very good article (
Sat Mar 24, 2007 7:54 pm, Editorial Team

Martial Arts and you.
I was just wondering if any of you do any martial arts? I personally do Tae Kwon Do and Nunchuku. (b...
Thu Mar 15, 2007 3:57 pm, krazykaveman
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