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*Mom shows me laptop ad of 3000 bucks with the most overkill specs ever*
Mom: "Son, will this laptop run Google?"
Me: "Do you want to surf Google or actually run Google's server?"
Mom: *looks confused*
"I also want to use Fesabook on it"
Me: *brings her a 5 year old laptop with a new ssd in it*
*has an old i3, 8gb ram and no gpu*
Mom: "This laptop is super fast! Thanks son!"
*One hour later*
"Son, I think the laptop broke"
Me: "What? What happened?"
Mom: "I pressed a button and now all the keys are lighting red" (backlit keyboard)
Me: "You can choose the color of your keyboard mom"
Mom: "Ooh! How do I make it pink?"
Me: "You can only choose between red and blue..."
Mom: "What a ripoff"
*Hangs up the phone*35
So, there was this person I met on the internet who was preaching about how the success of games depends primarily on luck.
His argument was that even though he made a great game(his opinion) and uploaded it to the appstore his game failed to gain popularity.
He stated that there are about 500 games uploaded daily and it is only the matter of luck whether or not a game gets noticed and that he ran out of luck.
Now, his game was a pretty ripped off copy of the overused tile matching games. I pointed out to him that the reason his game didn't do well was probably because he made a ripoff(I actually used 'a copy's but 'ripoff' sounds more rant like) and that he priced it fairly high, while there were free games with more features and better graphics and mechanics(based on the description of the game and screenshots).
He then began to rage(all caps obviously) about how I am talking out of my ass and that I probably haven't even made a game yet.
I politely(the only reason I was polite was because the account was known to my Twitter followers. Sometimes one has to protect one's name) told him that I am an indie game developer and that I have made a decent amount of games.
He then proceeded to mock me and dared me to name a few.
So I posted four links to my 48 hour competition games and one to an official game.
He then began to call me an imposter, so I did a shout-out to him through my Twitter account.
Instead of continuing on Twitter, he ran back to the forum, and began to shit talk about how anyone can do it if they have a team with them.
I corrected him on that, stating how I was alone at the time and these particular games were the results of me working hard and striving to improve myself.
Then the guy finally starts spamming on different threads about how I am an arrogant bastard and other explicit forms of abuses before finally getting banned.
Sometimes I don't even know why I bother.
When I was starting out, there was this developer who would point out the faults in my games so that I could work on them. That was a great help and probably accelerated my growth. He was a great mentor and is now a good friend and is now in my team.
I guess some people are so hung up on their pride that they will refuse to accept their mistakes and make any efforts to improve.10
Trashy Girl that literally did not talk to me in over five years and even back then only talked to me if she needed something texts me today:
Girl: Hi :) How are you?
Me: *oh fuck no* Hi! Good, how about you?
Girl: Great! You know how to program apps right?
Me: *Fuck you* Yeah, whatcha planning?
Girl: Sooo my boyfriends brother has an idea for an app, it’s basically like instagram and snapchat but it’s actually *insert location based snapchat ripoff idea*
Me: Well sure but that’s quite a long term project and App Development kinda isn’t cheap to outsource!
I’m like what did you expect?
Same shit everyday. Sometimes I consider starting a new life in a country where noone knows I can code, work remote and answer with “pleas” when people ask me what I do.15
It annoys me when a client wants to blatantly rip off a website. Just got a mail saying: "On their page the boxes are bigger, why is ours different?"
Please kill me now.1
FUCK CHEAP AIRLINES!
THOSE SHITTY AS COCKSUCKERS SHOULD DO ONE!
I'm currently waiting in line for a ShitAir flight(because flying with decency is not necessary, according to my family). For more then an hour.
One more to go.
YOU FUCKING HAVE TO WALK ON THE TARMAC, BECAUSE USING THE BUSSES WOULD BE TOO EXPENSIVE FOR THESE PILES OF BURNING GARBAGE.
THEN I'LL BE ON A PLANE WITH NO FREE FOOD(AND THE PAID IS STILL BARELY EDIBLE) AND NO WIFI, IN 20 FUCKING 18.
IT'LL BE A 3 HOUR FLIGHT IN A WAY TOO SMALL SEAT, BECAUSE FUCK PASSANGERS.
I KNOW THIS IS A BUDGET AIRLINE, BUT THIS HORRIBLE SHIT IS A RIPOFF. FUCKING CHOOSING YOUR SEAT, SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO SIT WITH STRANGERS COSTS MORE THAN THE PLANE TICKET.
OH, AND DID I MENTION THERE'S NO FUCKING PLACE TO SIT DOWN BEFORE QUEING!
I HOPE ALL PEOPLE WHO RUN THIS SHIT AIRLINE GET VARICOSE VEINS THAT'S A JOKE ONLY A SMALL PERCENT OF YOU WILL GET), DIE HELL WHERE THEY'LL BE FORCED TO FLY WIZZAIR ALL ETERNITY)!!10
This appears to be a service designed for idiots. $89 a month for ho-hum specs. What strikes me more though is that with CentOS selected, it still gives me MSSQL options. Learn to js, n00bs!7
I wanna make a mobile app. I just don’t know what to do. I was thinking on a study app , but my mockups were basically a ripoff from an app i used some time ago (funny how we think we can do better, but end up with the same shit). So now, back to square one :/
Any ideas? Anyone needing a very willing developer ?3
Question: Does anyone take scratch as a real programming language?
My answer: Hell no! But I'd like to see your opinion below.
Why now? Cuz I'm new to devrant and I saw and as saying that this robot had AI, when what it really meant was you can use our scratch ripoff and use our 10 lines of premade code...
Thanks for putting up with me!10
Sometimes I can't comprehend how clients rather want a complete rip off from an existing website rather than add some originality
So yesterday I watched a short documentary about the FUCKING WORST RIPOFF IN THE WORLD: "the church of" Scientology.
Don't get me started on why you shouldn't join a cult on a philosophical level, it's enough to know that it's a ripoff to never want to join.
Anyway, they have their bullshit mandatory "counseling" called "auditing" which costs 500$ each time.
Now whenever I hear the word "auditing" I think of that.
I imagined a system audit as the sysadmin taking the PCs/servers to Scientology for counselling.
Was looking at devRant ducks, then saw the shipping price. 😭. 16 Bucks... Wishing for cheaper shipping this Christmas...4