Games save the world. If only... source: www.dorkly.com/article/1996/videogame-characters-solve-real-world-problems.. No Mario, Luigi, Stop! Video games solve Real world problems Dorkly tags what the fuck do You say here
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Games save the world

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#6 - retris (04/04/2013) [-]
No Mario, Luigi, Stop!
#68 to #6 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
>Hyper inflating the currency

#1 - anon (04/03/2013) [-]
gold one that Mario and Luigi do will not work, instead they will create hyperinflation and destroy value on paper money that we have.
#8 to #1 - walmartysghost **User deleted account** (04/04/2013) [-]
nope. Paper money represents gold (along with other resources but whatever we'll call it gold to simplify things) printing more money means more money is available but represents the same amount of value ie gold. So $1000 = 1 oz of gold and you print of another $1000 then suddenly the value of paper money goes down so you have to have 2000$ for the same value. If you create more gold the value of paper money actually increases. In other words if you have 1 oz of gold, then you go find another 1oz of gold suddenly there's more value behind that dollar. that's why gold is almost always a solid investment.
User avatar #9 to #8 - pyrothermal (04/04/2013) [-]
But, with the amount of gold they're creating, the value of gold will decrease.
User avatar #49 to #8 - siridontcare (04/04/2013) [-]
He is right though... According to you guys if you found a gold mine then digging it would ruin the economy. When actually them creating gold out of no where would allow us to sell it to other countries for more money.
User avatar #61 to #49 - songemot (04/04/2013) [-]
Parts of Europe experienced significant inflation when new gold from the Americas was injected into their economies.
User avatar #62 to #61 - siridontcare (04/04/2013) [-]
Now hang on. injected how? given to the government? or to the streets? If we used this logic could we help economy's by destroying gold? Also fun fact: Hitler was planning on destroying london by dropping a **** ton of counterfeit money into the streets.
User avatar #66 to #62 - songemot (04/04/2013) [-]
When Europeans came to America way back in the day, they brought tons of gold back to Europe. That gold was not previously in the European economy. The value of gold there was reduced.
#21 to #1 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
Damn you and your comment that I though of too... Nah, it's cool.
User avatar #2 to #1 - chuckbillrow ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
i was going to say that good work anon
#60 to #1 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
The paper money hasnt been backed by actual gold for a while now. The value of money now a days is entirely based on trust. And the dollar in particular, is held afloat entirely by oil.

Infinite gold would make gold itself a low value metal. Which would suck for the people who invested in it, and you because your wife now wants another expensive wedding ring. But it also opens up the potential to use gold for everyday application.
#64 to #1 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
but it's gold... it's not like printing money... printing money is bad... printing gold... is not.
#75 to #64 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
You have no concept of how economics and currency works.
#128 to #1 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
ITT:
godly anonymous
#24 to #1 - lastsamurai (04/04/2013) [-]
we will melt the gold down and use it as a better conductive source for everything.
better internet. It's worth it.
#102 to #24 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
If the world has unlimited gold it would be worthless.
User avatar #139 to #102 - killerliquid (04/04/2013) [-]
But at the same time, bring millions.
#103 to #24 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
Too bad that copper and silver are the best conducting metals there are
#137 to #103 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
At first I wanted to say false, because Platinum and Iridium are extremely conductive. But then I remembered that it's not their electrical conductivity that makes them good for electrical applications it's their thermal conductivity and resistance to corrosion. Electricity causes far less thermal conduction in those two metals which means they are far better for certain applications.
#44 - europeanswallow (04/04/2013) [-]
This picture was taken moments before the infinite supply of gold made coins worthless, causing everyone who invested in Mario and Luigi's coins to lose all their money, causing a huge economic depression
User avatar #47 to #44 - galaxyguy (04/04/2013) [-]
On the other hand, gold is a particularly useful conductor for electricity, so the price of electricity was greatly reduced.
#29 - dinosauraids (04/04/2013) [-]
SNOWBALL FIGHT!
User avatar #122 to #67 - fuckberries (04/04/2013) [-]
two popsicles in my ass
User avatar #98 to #67 - johnnybtrollin (04/04/2013) [-]
www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVIyvh254aI

Please stand up for the Moonbase Alpha National Anthem

for John Madden.
User avatar #35 to #7 - kallebanan (04/04/2013) [-]
Cactuar
#97 - tbagbandit (04/04/2013) [-]
Hahahaha I lost it at the Cactuar   
   
This would be awesome
Hahahaha I lost it at the Cactuar

This would be awesome
#26 - kaboomz (04/04/2013) [-]
This image has expired
**kaboomz rolls 56** but osama is kill
User avatar #46 to #26 - neoexdeath ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
Some jackass cast Reraise on him.
User avatar #99 to #26 - redorbit (04/04/2013) [-]
**redorbit rolls 42** dubs and he will resurrect in 2020
User avatar #100 to #99 - redorbit (04/04/2013) [-]
**redorbit rolls 36**
#72 to #28 - instalation (04/04/2013) [-]
That image now makes incredible sense to me (or at least the last line.)
Of course I doubt any other Funnyjunkie knows about the SCP series (Maybe aside from that one game.)
User avatar #109 to #72 - toamax (04/04/2013) [-]
Of course people know about SCP, that picture is actually me, SCP 426
User avatar #118 to #109 - instalation (04/04/2013) [-]
One of my friends drew me when I requested him to draw me. I think I came out pretty well!
User avatar #120 to #118 - toamax (04/04/2013) [-]
I look fantastic!
#10 - SirSheepy (04/04/2013) [-]
that's not how portals work....
User avatar #13 to #10 - zerosonaku (04/04/2013) [-]
You never know, the dirt on Mars may have the same consistency as on the moon?
User avatar #14 to #13 - SirSheepy (04/04/2013) [-]
i was talking about how the air on earth would be sucked out, as it did at the end of portal 2, until the portal was closed.
User avatar #15 to #14 - zerosonaku (04/04/2013) [-]
wh-what....*sigh* Mar's isn't a Vacuum, Mars has an atmosphere, a oxygen deprived atmosphere, but an atmosphere.
#77 to #15 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
Sorry, but you don't understand basic physics. it doesn't matter if it's a complete vacuum. all that matters is that the pressure on Earth is greater than the pressure on Mars. Gas will be pushed out of Earth into Mars like a balloon full of air until the pressure equalizes.
#22 to #15 - ddtink (04/04/2013) [-]
There is oxygen on mars. Its just in the ground. Thats why it is red. Its Rusted, Hydrogen is what it lacks. The weakening of its magnetic field allowed the sun's rays to seperate the H from the O in the water that was once on Mars. The H floated into space. The O remains.
User avatar #16 to #15 - SirSheepy (04/04/2013) [-]
i didn't think about that. i feel stupid now.



also did you put an apostrophe in Mars?
User avatar #17 to #16 - zerosonaku (04/04/2013) [-]
Me putting an Apostrophe on mars is nowhere near as dumb as you thinking that Mars was a Vacuum. nor as it as dumb as thinking that a Vacuum would be able to suck ALL the air on earth.
User avatar #25 to #17 - therealtjthemedic ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
Look, you were being smart for a second, but now you're being a dick. And yes, a portal, given enough time would easily suck out all of earth's air.
#79 to #25 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
Nope. Not all. Mars has a gravity fool. It's like sticking the neck of two balloons together while one has more air in it. If you let them exchange gas, they will exchange gas until pressure is the same on both sides. Gas doesn't leave one balloon and go out into the air.
User avatar #82 to #79 - therealtjthemedic ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
also he said a vacuum...
User avatar #80 to #79 - therealtjthemedic ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
I thought he was talking about the moon scenario, actually.
User avatar #18 to #17 - SirSheepy (04/04/2013) [-]
i didn't say all the air on earth. nor did i think mars was a vacuum. i thought that mars was the moon in spite of the red ground.
#39 - manicekman (04/04/2013) [-]
Pig Monster Spawner - infinite food.
Mage from WoW - Conjure whatever, infinite water and food.
User avatar #58 to #39 - darthblam (04/04/2013) [-]
Until everyone who owns the mage's food goes to sleep...
#129 - xcat (04/04/2013) [-]
not all games... :(
User avatar #134 to #129 - Crusader (04/04/2013) [-]
He got rid of drug dealers
#81 - therealtotodile ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
**** yeah BioShock!
#105 to #81 - theundone ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
Did I hear a bioshock wallpaper thread?
#86 to #81 - azraelthemage (04/04/2013) [-]
Wallpaper version for those who want it.
#90 to #86 - therealtotodile ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
Thanks. Have this.
#92 to #90 - azraelthemage (04/04/2013) [-]
Thank you. Have this.
User avatar #56 - angelious ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
mario is actually causing inflation.


they are ruining economy!
User avatar #78 to #56 - therealtotodile ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
But it's gold... I'm not an economic genius but isn't gold what the economy's based off of? D:
User avatar #89 to #78 - angelious ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
gold is valuable material because it is rare

the more we have gold the less it costs.so in other words they would cause the value of gold to go down to nothing.and make all gold in the world worthless and that would be a kick to the balls for our economy



example: rocks are abundant everywhere that is why they are not valuable.but gold is rare thing to come by so it is valuable
User avatar #91 to #89 - therealtotodile ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
Oh. Thanks for evaluating!
User avatar #135 to #78 - Crusader (04/04/2013) [-]
Not anymore, most countries have left the gold standard and gone to the "trust standard" or something like that, basically weighing the economic value of their resources and such.
#50 - minnesotaids (04/04/2013) [-]
For the Portal one, there should have been a blue astronaut from Moonbase Alpha on that alien planet, fixing their settlements.

John Madden!
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User avatar #53 to #50 - jaxsrain (04/04/2013) [-]
you madden? man i needed a chance to say that.
User avatar #69 to #50 - rototornjik (04/04/2013) [-]
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#125 to #50 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
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User avatar #144 to #125 - minnesotaids (04/04/2013) [-]
NO U
User avatar #11 - dragontamers (04/04/2013) [-]
The mario one would caude inflation
User avatar #12 to #11 - dragontamers (04/04/2013) [-]
*cause
#20 to #11 - bezza (04/04/2013) [-]
And the final fantasy one overpopulation
User avatar #27 to #20 - spycheckingpyro (04/04/2013) [-]
not necessarily.
but the thing that disturbs me the most about the hospital one isn't that, nor the fact that the medic from TF2 is there. but there fairy and the mushroom. you have the option of healing anyone in that hospital back to full health but you still keep around, on the top of the cart none the less, two options that require the person to die in order to heal them back to full health. as to say: if you want to experience life, you must experience death first.
#83 to #27 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
You don't have to die to use a fairy. They heal you if you just touch them.
#3 - jynxedangel (04/04/2013) [-]
I love you so much for Okami.
#4 to #3 - xwindinthewires (04/04/2013) [-]
..Agreed.
..Agreed.
User avatar #19 to #3 - evilanakie ONLINE (04/04/2013) [-]
loved those games
the 2nd one was a bit ehhh forced but
still good
#117 to #3 - tempman (04/04/2013) [-]
Can't agree more, one of my favorite PS2 games.
Can't agree more, one of my favorite PS2 games.
#30 to #3 - shishiko **User deleted account** (04/04/2013) [-]
Might get red thumbs, but...


I hated Okami. It just seemed like Zelda with a dog and Japanese Mythology.
User avatar #34 to #30 - RamzaBeoulve (04/04/2013) [-]
Can you elaborate how? I can't see how it could be compared to Legend of Zelda accept 'Get new powers' which is more akin to Metroid in the first place, but I'd love to hear your opinions.
User avatar #38 to #34 - shishiko **User deleted account** (04/04/2013) [-]
Power's was just a different way of the Zelda actions. The Grass Whip was the hookshot for example.

The story was forgettable at best, the Bosses were repetitive, (I swear I fought that spider Boss 4 times by doing the exact same thing over and over again, and Orochi, the hyped up bad guy from the beginning 3 times.) and, to be honest, Issun(?) was annoying most of the time.
User avatar #40 to #38 - RamzaBeoulve (04/04/2013) [-]
I don't know, I really liked the story, and a lot of the powers were really fun to mess with. The bosses did tend to get a little repetitive, but every new one was really amazing, at least to me. Yeah, after the first playthrough Issun does annoy me, but the first time it was kind of hilarious. I liked a lot of the twists in it, it seemed much more... Mature? I guess, compared to other games like LoZ and Metroid, such as, finding (Spoilers for an old game) the Priestess Rao's skeleton underground.
User avatar #41 to #40 - shishiko **User deleted account** (04/04/2013) [-]
I'll be honest, the only parts I liked about the game was the art style, the Mythology and Susano. He got some laughs out of me.

But beyond that, I don't really see the pull to it. But, Opinions are Opinions. If you enjoy it, all the power to ya.
User avatar #42 to #41 - RamzaBeoulve (04/04/2013) [-]
Yeah, Susano was pretty great, I liked how they played that out, you play through the game and he's just sort of making it his own story, but yeah, to each their own. //shrug
User avatar #110 - regaleus (04/04/2013) [-]
aerith is dead
User avatar #112 to #110 - darkoblivion (04/04/2013) [-]
i'm sure someone has similar healing abilities within the world of final fantasy
User avatar #114 to #112 - regaleus (04/04/2013) [-]
someone
User avatar #115 to #114 - darkoblivion (04/04/2013) [-]
what?
User avatar #116 to #115 - regaleus (04/04/2013) [-]
everyone can use heal! except dark mages i think
User avatar #119 to #116 - darkoblivion (04/04/2013) [-]
I always thought Aerith had her own person super healing limit break or whatever. I've only played crisis core so my final fantasy knowledge is limited
#124 to #110 - holeymoley (04/04/2013) [-]
Screenshot from Wreck-it Ralph

look on the left
#127 to #124 - regaleus (04/04/2013) [-]
jesus crust
User avatar #23 - deusinsanus (04/04/2013) [-]
I see a lot of people talking about how the Mario brothers would cause inflation due to the fact that they create money. I thought that way at first, too, but then I realized that you couldn't actually use Mushroom Kingdom coins as currency, but they are still made of gold or another metal.
#101 to #23 - anon (04/04/2013) [-]
but the reasonm gold is expensive, is that it's rare... mario and luigi makes it as common as iron or rocks, who wants to use money on something everyone can get for free?
#155 to #23 - anon (01/16/2015) [-]
says who people have used plenty of odder stuff one place even uses stone coins bigger then people en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rai_stones
#37 - paarskwadraat (04/04/2013) [-]
half life 3 confirmed
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