A first-person action/puzzle video game, developed by Valve Corporation. It is the sequel to Portal.

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FPS drop with gels in Portal 2

I have an Phenom II X3 720 and an ATI 6850 HD. Portal 2 runs very well at maximum settings on my PC in almost all chambers — expect when there are a lot of gel drops in air; then I experience ...
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Is there a list of the “job titles” that were used in the credits for co-op mode?

Some of them where pretty hilarious, and I'm wondering if they are randomly created, or specific to the staff listed? If they aren't random, is there a list somewhere?
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Portal 2 - What do the turrets sing in the end [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Portal 2's Turret Symphony Song and Lyrics? When the turrets sing their song while you are riding the lift to the surface, it sounds a lot like real words. Do they ...
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Can you reset your Portal 2 coop progress? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you reset saved multiplayer progress in Portal 2? GLaDOS mentions a few lines as you and your cooperative testing partner in science unlock areas. Once you ...
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Where can you place a portal on a moving surface in Portal 2?

I've heard there are places in Portal 2 where it is possible to place a portal on a moving surface without the portal disappearing? What chamber is this in, and is it possible that I played through ...
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Did my Portal 2 saves get deleted?

So I was playing and was at about chapter 7, I think. All the time I had been relying on autosaves; when I loaded the game after exiting, I just selected "Continue Game" and I just kept on playing. ...
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What Portal 2 functionality is unavailable when the PSN is down?

What Portal 2 functionality is unavailable when the PSN is down? Can Portal 2 owners still play the single player game?
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The Final Hours of Portal 2 without an iPad [closed]

I was just wondering if The Final Hours of Portal 2 is available somehow for people who don't own an iPad? Thank you! EDIT: It is now possible to get it on Steam : ...
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Are there any other “hidden” bits of dialogue like this in Portal 2?

OK, so the above video ...
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Where is the hidden weighted companion cube when playing Portal 2 in co-op? (Party of three achievement)

Amazingly I'm having trouble Googling for this one and I don't have the time going through all the chambers for crazy jumps etc... Where is it?
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Why were these things removed from the game? [closed]

Does anybody have a source as to why these awesome things didn't make it into the game? The pneumatic diversity vent: http://www.thinkwithportals.com/media_05.php This level: ...
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What do the numbers in the end credits mean?

If you look carefully at the Portal 2 end credits (found here, spoiler warning), you'll see the following numbers at the top of the screen: 2.67 1002 45.6 Is there meaning behind these numbers, or ...
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Why did I stop getting achievements halfway through Portal 2?

I played through Portal 2's single player in 4 hours yesterday, however, I have only gained achievements for the first hour or so of playtime. What could have caused this? I didn't use any cheats, ...
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Was GLaDOS initially “too mean” for Portal 2? [closed]

I just read a Youtube comment saying that the developers canned some of GLaDOS dialogue because she was "too mean" for players initially. Is there actually additional GlaDOS dialogue that didn't make ...
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How Can I Reproduce GLaDOS' Voice Modulation Effect? [closed]

One of things I'm particularly interested is how they transformed Ellen McLain's voice to GLaDOS' musical one. I don't think it's entirely a natural effect by voice acting, though I have to admit I ...
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Is there an achievement in Portal 2 like Portal's Transmission Received?

Similar to the previous Portal's achievement, do you get an achievement in Portal 2 for bringing a radio along to certain points?
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Turning on Aerial Faith Plate trajectory display?

In the Advanced Aerial Faith Plate room, the commentary node shows you trajectory lines for the Aerial Faith plates and talks about some of the implementation details of them. I was wondering if all ...
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Are the posters within Portal 2 available as a resource?

I would like a copy of some of the safety signs/posters within Portal. Are they available within the Portal 2 folder somewhere? Example poster: "Know your paradoxes! In the event of a rogue AI ..."
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What's the story behind the drawings on the wall in Portal 2?

While playing Portal 2 I encountered several drawings on the walls: Something about someone getting shot, companion cubes, people choking on poisonous gas and Chell doing nasty things to GLaDOS. ...
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What are all the facts that Core 3 babbles about in Portal 2?

I just finished Portal 2 and found the facts by Core 3, the "fact" core, quite humorous and informative (I don't believe him). Since time was short, I couldn't listen to all the facts he might say. ...
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How to make this jump across in Testchamber 16 in Chapter 8?

I managed to get rid of those nasty turrets on the right of the entrance of the Testchamber 16 in Chapter 8: But I'm can't seem to figure out how to get to the exit on the other side. I've tried ...
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Can we play Portal 2 co-op on one PC or Mac?

Is there a way to play Portal 2 co-op on a single PC or Mac? If so, do we need two keyboards, or two mice, or what? Do we need to buy two copies of the game? Note: The wireless XBox 360 controller ...
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Portal 2 end rooms

I had a question about the ending:
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All Portal 2 Achievements and how to get them [closed]

Being the achievement whore that I am, and knowing that others out there are as well, I thought it'd be good to have a centralized place where you can see what you have to do to get them all. ...
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Getting the Overclocker achievement in Portal 2

One of the achievements in Portal 2 is Overclocker Complete Test Chamber 10 in 70 seconds There doesn't seem much room for error if you want to finish that room in under 70 seconds. Any ...
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How can you skip the intro sequence in Portal 2?

Looking at the ceiling and floor and art is exhilarating and all, but if I want to just skip to the gameplay on future playthroughs rather than listen to Wheatley for those couple minutes, is there a ...
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Where do I find the turrets practicing singing in Portal 2?

I read in this question's answer that you can see the singing turrets of the Portal 2 ending practicing earlier in the game. Where can I find them?
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How do I give Wheatley a custom skin in Portal 2?

I really love to edit my skins in games, but Portal 2 is using .vpk package files where it takes the skins from so I can not easily just put the .vtf files into the Portal 2 map. How do I give ...
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Where do you hear The National?

I seem to recall stumbling across a radio playing something fairly uncharacteristic for the normal Portal music, in an overgrown chamber if I recall correctly, but I can't find it anymore; what ...
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How do I achieve “Smash TV”?

Which eleven monitors do I have to break to obtain the Smash TV achievement? I'm assuming it's the monitors that appear throughout Chapter 8? But, having just run through Chapter 8 and trying to ...
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How do I convert this “developer commentary” to an image?

In the following video, a hidden commentary is discovered, they think that it's an image in audio form... ...
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Is the last developer commentary reachable?

The one time I tried reaching it, I got blown by the explosion just before reaching it. If so, what does it say?
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Cameo appearances by the co-op characters?

Somewhere in Chapter 8, possibly a test numbered 15 (I can't exactly remember now), another chamber (to the right as you enter) gets ripped in half, and for a short while you can see P-Body (the ...
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Does GLaDOS say anything meaningful when she “gives us the fast version” in Test Chamber 8?

When we enter the testing area, GLaDOS informs us that she has to go attend to the turbines; before she leaves, she sarcastically gives a radically sped up "explanation" of the test we face in the ...
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How to reach my cubicles in Testchamber 11 of Chapter 8?

So I made it into Chapter 8, but I got stuck into this room with lasers and Excursion Funnel. I need to get my two cubicles on the left and right, but I can't seem to figure out how to reach them. ...
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Where is the “impossible space” in Portal 2?

One of the commentary nodes by a Portal 2 developer, Eric Tams, said they used "world portals" to quickly reconfigure maps and puzzles during testing, which allowed them to create rooms that were ...
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How to race my way through Room 01 in Chapter 7 The Reunion?

I gave the room a nice paint job, so the whole room and the corridor on the left are covered: So I managed to reach the third room with the cubicle that I need in this room. But I'm having ...
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How to continue in Chapter 6 The Fall?

I'm at the control room in Chapter 6, but I have no idea how to continue. My first guess is to get across here: So I made two portals: one high above me and one right below, so that I would get ...
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Does split-screen count towards Professor Portal?

I have completed co-op online and have the "You Saved Science" achievement. If I play with someone who has played offline co-op do I still get "Professor Portal"?
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Can I unlock the “You Saved Science” achievement in split-screen co-op?

The achievement description states: Complete all test chambers in all courses of co-op. Can this be completed in split-screen to unlock this achievement, or does it have to be done over Xbox ...
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How can I enable the developer console on a non-US keyboard?

I tried to enable the developer console in the options menu in Portal 2, but it doesn't work out of the box because I'm using a german keyboard and the ~ key is not recognized. I tried to edit the ...
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How to redirect the lasers in Testchamber 19 in Chapter 4?

I'm stuck again, this time in Testchamber 19 in Chapter 4. I've used the cubicle on the ground to change the angle of the laser on the right. I also know there's are cubicles to the left and right ...
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Does GLaDOS hate Atlas, the blue robot?

While in multi-player GLaDOS only seems to compliment Orange (P-Body) for winning and says that Blue (Atlas) is "Dead weight". I'm pretty sure this is standard because she says it when Orange is just ...
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What is Caroline's fate at the end of Portal 2?

At the end of Portal 2, when something in the building makes an announcement that Caroline is deleted, how much of her was really deleted? Maybe this is intended to be open-ended, but it seems a ...
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Are there multiple endings to Portal 2's singleplayer mode?

I could have sworn that I heard about multiple endings in Portal 2's singleplayer adventure. Am I mad or are there actually multiple endings?
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What are the lyrics to the Turret Opera at the end of Portal 2?

So after you beat the main game and the finale movie starts to run, Chell's upward elevator-ing is abruptly halted by a quartet of turrets. Rather than shoot at you, they start to... sing? What are ...
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Where is the Portrait of a Lady achievement?

Where do I need to go in Portal 2 to get the Portrait of a Lady achievement? I thought it would've been the portrait of Chell I found (the one that was on the cover of the comic) but that apparently ...
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Are there any alternatives to real cash to obtain objects listed in the in-game shop?

In Portal 2 there is an in-game shop similar to the Mann Co. of TF2. Are there any alternatives to real cash to obtain objects listed in the shop? Is it possible for these items to drop while gaming ...
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Flashing blue “error” - is this part of the game, or a fault?

This is what I get when I start Portal 2, after the introduction "Look Up" "Look Down" screen. Is this part of the game, or is there something wrong with my installation?
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How can I extract the full audio or get subtitles of GLaDOS's sentences in Portal 2?

I started playing Portal 2 and GLaDOS voice and dialogs are simply amazing. I would like to hear or read again some of her sentences. Is it possible extracting them in audio or text form, from some ...