* Posts by TheGrapesy

4 posts • joined 12 Apr 2010

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TheGrapesy

Sorry...

...but Addicting -is- a word. Granted, 99 times out of 100 it's used incorrectly, but the word does exist and can be used.

Take the word 'abuse' as an example. 'The husband was caught abusing his wife' - 'the husband was abusive to his wife' - 'the husband abused his wife'.

'Addicting' is also listed in the OED, which to me is far more reliable a proof than someone just saying it doesn't exist.

TheGrapesy

Really?

If he's not saying there's no such word as addicting, why does his post start with 'There's no such word as addicting'? Not sure I'm the one who needs to read it again ;)

TheGrapesy

Technically...

...there is such a word as addicting.

'iPad games are addicting players across the globe'.

Steve Jobs: 'Pad? That's my word'

TheGrapesy

Hmm...

"complain about the glaring absence of an equally functional market place for one-man developers for platforms anything up to 20 years old: MS Windows, Blackberry, Nokia, Linux, Mac, Xbox."

Ignoring the operating systems (do they really need a unified marketplace? A discussion for another time, maybe), Xbox Live has an indie section on its marketplace where one-man dev teams often put up their games. Blackberry has App World (I haven't used it myself). Nokia has Ovi.

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