Mikokun158,517 (78,482)New York

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Mikokun has won 3,782 Achievements in 149 games

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Jul
07
The difference between good and liking something
It has become much more noticeable to me that people will hold their thoughts on something, no surprise there. However, I've increasingly noticed that people use terms like "Good" and "Bad" to echo their opinions on something, whether they like it. It seems 90% of the people in the world think that something they like is good, while something they don't either sucks, is bad, or suckin fucks. But, good and bad determine the quality of something, liking or not liking something is independent of said quality.

I like a lot of things that a lot of people don't, again pretty obvious if you know me. I'll be the first to say a lot of the things I like can be pretty bad quality-wise. But that's the thing, LIKING SOMETHING AND THINKING IT IS GOOD ARE NOT THE SAME THING. Let's take the ever Testosterone-bleeding Halo for a minute. I don't really care for Halo games, they're okay. But don't think that makes me think they're bad games, because they aren't really. They have solid graphics, and the music is usually well done. But I don't care for the gameplay itself, so the games are of little consequence to me. Lets look at it again: I don't really like the games, but I can admit they are rather solidly done, not 10/10 good, but perhaps a good 7 or 8. And we'll leave the lasting impacts the game has had on the industry, how gamers are viewed, and how the cesspit that was xbox live was born for another tale.

It defies the English language, and I can excuse non-native speakers, because they probably don't know. But it really does piss me off that people are ignoring such a blatant cockup. People seem to have developed this idea where if you like something it's good. Which okay, that's fine and all, but if you don't look at the bigger picture you devalue whatever it is you're talking about, your opinion, and everyone who's around to hear or read it. Not liking something doesn't make it bad, it just means you don't like it, and there's nothing wrong with not liking things.
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Marx0rThe Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Marx0r won 33 Achievements in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian for 1024 points
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Chad and JessieFrozen Free Fall: Snowball Fight (Xbox 360)Winter Levels Complete achievementChad and Jessie won the Winter Levels Complete achievement in Frozen Free Fall: Snowball Fight (Xbox 360) for 840 points
Comment by Chad and Jessie at 04:08 on 18 Dec 2018

*sigh* was hoping popping something big would make me feel better...no such luck

Chad and JessieCall of Duty: Black Ops III (Xbox 360)I Did It! achievementChad and Jessie won the I Did It! achievement in Call of Duty: Black Ops III (Xbox 360) for 40 points
Comment by Chad and Jessie at 03:00 on 18 Dec 2018

And this is the achievement I was planning on popping for 400k GS/800k TA

Comment by BemusedBox at 03:46 on 18 Dec 2018

Shame alot of planing went into that.

Comment by Chad and Jessie at 03:53 on 18 Dec 2018

Yeah...I'm a bit bummed. If we all could just pretend that this was my 400k/800k achievement (on the nose for both scores, btw) I'd feel a lot better. Thanks!!!

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Comment by omgeezus at 01:24 on 18 Dec 2018

Wow, what a great game!

Comment by IRISH PATRIOT x at 01:30 on 18 Dec 2018

I played the Win 8 version. It was amazing.

Comment by Koding at 02:08 on 18 Dec 2018

Best 2 bucks (or whatever it was) I ever spent.

omgeezusWin Streakomgeezus is currently on a 1375 day achievement win streak
Comment by IRISH PATRIOT x at 01:32 on 18 Dec 2018

Nice. I'm right behind you.

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Comment by The Globalizer at 01:00 on 18 Dec 2018

Nice ratio.

Comment by Chad and Jessie at 02:14 on 18 Dec 2018

Ahhhh….crap. I had something planned but accidently popped two achievements I wasn't expecting. Screwed again by my dancing skills cry

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