• shenstra posted a message on the post The Growing Illusion of Single Player.

    @scribblethief said:I think we have two issues here: marketing/PR and audience identification/development....Agreed. Here's my take on both issues. Marketing:Sales numbers rule the industry and the in...

  • shenstra posted a message on the post Microsoft Walks Through Next Month's Xbox One Update.

    Meanwhile in the Netherlands (and 58 other countries), PS4 has the distinct advantage of being out there, for people to buy. Doesn't really affect me personally (I just bought a new PS3, no plans to b...

  • shenstra posted a message in the forum topic Ok to call someone skinny, but not ok to call someone fat?. on the Off-Topic board

    @monkeyking1969 said:The science is pretty clear that too many people are obese, that it isn't good for them. There is not 'big boned', there is not 'my metabolism', and there is a HUGE difference be...

  • shenstra posted a message in the forum topic Ok to call someone skinny, but not ok to call someone fat?. on the Off-Topic board

    While these words are roughly each other's opposite, they carry very different emotional and social implications. The word "skinny" (as far as I can tell) generally isn't meant in a bad way. Unlike, s...