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481  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Battlefield 2 Demo on: June 10, 2005, 05:53:42 PM
Quote from: "Rage"
Come OOOOON mofoers, release the demo!!

I agree.  I am off work today and was hoping to be knee deep in sand, blood, and victory by now!

482  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Battlefield 2 Demo on: June 10, 2005, 12:32:05 PM
Able to stick C4 on a player?  LOL I can't wait to see that!

Still nothing yet to download though.  Have to leave soon to take wife to doctor  frown

Hopefully will be ready when I get home  :twisted:

483  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Battlefield 2 Demo on: June 09, 2005, 10:00:50 PM
Count me in!  The wife has a doctor procedure in the morning tomorrow so I am off all day.  Will d/l as soon as it comes out if possible.

Again I don't care what I am I just want to kill something.  :twisted:

484  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / NHL Update - Salary Cap Agreement Reached on: June 09, 2005, 09:57:51 PM
What is this NHL you speak of?
485  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Question of the week: How did you find ConsoleGold? on: June 09, 2005, 09:56:53 PM
GG refugee

I remember checking the console site (here) maybe once or twice will gg was still live and kicking but was never a huge console player.

Now I am a daily visitor  and consider this home.

486  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / No more staying logged in? on: June 08, 2005, 01:50:14 PM
I will give that a shot.  I just wasn't sure if it was on my end or if you guys had to change something.


487  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / No more staying logged in? on: June 08, 2005, 04:15:39 AM
I think it was last week there was a banner that said you guys were working on a cookie issue.  Ever since then I can no longer stayed logged in to the site.

What I mean by this is I visit and login.  I check the option to keep me logged in.  When I come back later though I have to login again.

Was this causing a problem that you guys had to turn off?

488  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Battlefield 2 - What do we know? on: June 03, 2005, 11:36:22 PM
I am hoping just chatting comes through the headset.

Also count me on the CG squad thing.  I don't care what I end up being I can be anything.  Hell even if you want a crazy son of bitch that runs into abushes I am your man  :x

489  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Battlefield 2 - What do we know? on: June 03, 2005, 04:11:45 PM
Quote from: "AgtFox"
Quote from: "Bulletpig"
I'm really excited for this game.  Can anyone tell though if the headset that comes with the pre-order is USB or that other thing that is like two connectors.

I got is the two connector variety, not USB.  It is a behind the back type like the Xbox communicator although the mic is a lot shorter.

Thanks for the information.  I will hold off on the pre-order then.  I guess I will be heading out to pick up a USB headset.  I have read that the PS2 headset is USB and will work with windows so I might pick that up.  Anyone else used the PS2 headset on a PC with success?

Also can't wait for the DEMO!

490  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Battlefield 2 - What do we know? on: June 02, 2005, 08:31:50 PM
I'm really excited for this game.  Can anyone tell though if the headset that comes with the pre-order is USB or that other thing that is like two connectors.

491  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Star Wars LEGO short - HOLY CRAP on: May 31, 2005, 01:38:53 PM
that was classic

492  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / LOST Season 1 Finale - Nice on: May 27, 2005, 01:33:44 PM
I have the finale on DVR and need to go back and look but wanted to offer up this question.

The white guy that Jin met in the bathroom at the airport and ended up was actually working for Jin's father-in-law.  I swear in the last scene while they were showing everyone take their seats on the plane that guy was also on the plane.  If this is true then I wonder if he like the chic from SWAT is going to show up next season and cause trouble for Jin.

I need to go back and look to make sure but when I saw him I told my wife "Hey thats the guy from the bathroom!".

Nobody else has said anything about it and just wanted to see if anyone else noticed.

493  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Your CG-Account BIrthday Personality Revealed on: May 27, 2005, 01:26:14 PM
Your Birthdate: May 16
Your birth on the 16th day of the month gives a sense of loneliness and generally the desire to work alone.
You are relatively inflexible, and insist on your being independent.
You need a good deal of time to rest and to meditate.

You are introspective and a little stubborn.
Because of this, it may not be easy for you to maintain permanent relationships, but you probably will as you are very much into home and family.
This birth day inclines to interests in the technical, the scientific, and to the religious or the unknown realm of spiritual explorations.

The date gives you a tendency to seek unusual approaches and makes your style seem a little different and unique to those around you.
Your intuition is aided by the day of your birth, but most of your actions are bedded in logic, responsibility, and the rational approach.
You may be emotional, but have a hard time expressing these emotions.
Because of this, there may be some difficulty in giving or receiving affection.
494  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Git your Red Hot Sexy Brazilian Name! on: May 27, 2005, 01:23:37 PM
You may now call me:

Rafael Peixe

Sex god to all fat women.  Bring me your large, X-large, and XX-large, just don't roll on top of me!

495  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Selfish Century Post! on: May 24, 2005, 07:24:11 PM
I'm still here.  Just was leaving for work on the original post and just now finally had a chance to check back and with the milestone added pic to my name.

As far as where the ship went, I'm just happy that more than two people responded  :lol:

Thanks everyone!

496  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Selfish Century Post! on: May 24, 2005, 02:06:44 PM
Since I am not a huge poster it was amazing to me that I this is my 100th post!

I would like to thank the academy...

Sorry for selfish post but needed the limelight for a few seconds.  :twisted:


497  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Where did your online name come from? on: May 24, 2005, 02:02:39 PM
Bulletpig comes from my high school days of hair bands.  Some friends and I had front row seats to a concert and the BulletBoys were an opening act.  We didn't care for them before the show but after seeing them live they were cool as hell.

Anyway I saw them on MTV (when they were playing music still) and during that interview the bass player always referred to themselves as the Bulletpigs.  I thought that name was really cool and since I was one of the few people that actually liked that band my friends started calling me Bulletpig.  So when this Internet thing hit and I needed a name this just fit.

The great thing is that I have yet to have a problem obtaining the name during online games, forums, etc.  Hell I even named my side web design business Bulletpig Productions.

I also use Mad Hatter sometimes for things because that was name of our band in high school.  The problem with Mad hatter though is that it is much more commonly used.  I think there is even someone here that uses that name.

498  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / E3 Time! Who is going? on: May 06, 2005, 01:32:49 PM
I have always wanted to go  frown

The problem is though that I can't convince work how E3 would help me in developing web applications for work.

Personal trip?  Yea right, the wife and I haven't been able to go on an actual vacation since we were married 7 years ago.  I am sure she would love to go to E3 instead of relaxing on the beach  :roll:

Oh well there is always hope for next year  :lol:

499  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Resume Assistance on: May 03, 2005, 01:47:02 PM
Quote from: "Zarkon"
See, I have an issue with #1.  Unless you've personally (or as you say, have been on a team) that have made a direct impact like that, there's nothing to put.  I.E. if you were in customer service, and just a phone tech, there's not anything you can really put there.

Zarkon that is where you are completely wrong.  As a phone tech did you do anything to help improve customer service?  Improve the call tracking or procedures?  There are a million things that you glamor up.  It is not always about how much money you made the company.  Companies like to hear how you improved something or similar along those lines.

What I am saying is that you make sweeping the floors important if you word it right.  I'm not saying lying at all but be creative.

The best offer of advice I can give is to highlight problem-solving and communication.  These two things are critical to any job out there.

500  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Napster on: April 29, 2005, 03:59:52 PM
Cool thanks!  Just wanted to make sure.
501  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Napster on: April 29, 2005, 01:28:15 PM
I signed up for the 14 day trial yesterday.  Checked it out and really didn't care for it much at all.  I decided to cancel this morning and went to help then customer support.  Filled out the cancellation request and it went through fine.

The thing that bothered me though is the text that said "Your account will be cancelled at the end of this billing cycle."

Does this mean they are going to charge my credit card the $10?  Or does it mean since I cancelled during my trial period that I won't get charged anything.  I didn't even use the service for 24 hours?

Just wondering if anyone can help.

502  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Work starts at 8am on: April 28, 2005, 01:40:35 PM
Just call in and tell them that you have the runs.  They can't argue with that at all  biggrin

503  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Here kitty kitty kitty on: April 13, 2005, 08:30:16 PM
Quote from: "Enough"
Quote from: "-Lord Ebonstone-"
Quote from: "Enough"
There was a lighthouse keeper who had a cat that unknown to him had been dining on a population of Stephen's Island Wren birds.  The bird would faithfully bring him this same species of bird, but the guy didn't know he was looking at the last members of a species here on earth.  Too bad he didn't find out in time as that one cat single-handily drove the species to extinction (ironically the same year the species was discovered by science!).  The guy felt awful when he found out, but it was too late.  frown

If you have outdoor cats consider a break away collar for safety and get one with a bell on it to help protect the birds.  Our cat's lose their breakaway collars fairly frequently but at least they won't die a painful hanging death someday that can happen with poorly designed collars.
Oh come on.  A species died to another species through normal channels, not human aggression.

It's called natural selection.  Get over it.

Why is it natural selection when a cat is kept artificially alive on an island that a lighthouse is perched on?  And I never called it human aggression, let's not put words in my mouth please.

Secondly it was a human-caused extinction.

Third is this RP at CG?   Tongue

Seriously the feral cat populations and other abandoned pets cause havoc on native ecosystems, this is not contestable.  And imho to do nothing about it is unconscionable.

Human-caused extinction?  Last time I checked we are just a part of nature as everything else.  I don't really have an opinion on the shooting of cats but when people have the nerve to act like we are above or seperate from nature is just crazy.

504  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / LOST - 04/06/05 on: April 12, 2005, 09:08:05 PM
Kevin is correct.  I wasn't saying that they replied there were no survivors but that whoever was on the other end of the radio was claiming that they were the survivors of flight 815.

Is it possible there is another group out there that we haven't seen yet?

Kevin thanks for the help  Tongue

505  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / LOST - 04/06/05 on: April 12, 2005, 03:35:58 PM
Just something I heard the other night on the previews for upcoming lost shows.


When Boone is in the plane and calling for help on the radio he gets someone to answer.  During the show it was hard to hear what the person said to boone but on the preview it's clear as day.  Boone says we the surviors of flight 815.  The person responds "no we're the surviors of flight 815".  Strange.

506  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Chocolate MPIRE on: April 12, 2005, 03:30:21 PM
This is just classic:

I love stupid crap like this  Tongue

507  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Watched Clone Wars vol1 - yup, HOLY CRAP! on: March 25, 2005, 04:21:12 PM
Hey is this something I can pick up at my local BlockBuster?

You guys have me interested in checking it out.

508  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / The Office - 03/24/05 on: March 25, 2005, 03:03:18 PM
I have yet to see the Brit version so I wasn't sure what to expect.  I loved the previews though so I checked it out last night.

I have to say that I am hooked and can't wait for the next one.  I love this type of show like Curb your Ent.


The part in the begining when the rep calls on the phone and is on speaker had me on the floor.  When he asked his one question I spit coke all over myself!  biggrin

509  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / So who here runs their own website? on: March 24, 2005, 02:49:10 PM
I guess you could say I run a web site for profit...

Really it's just my web hosting and development biz.

Nothing fancy but affords me new computer stuff when I need/want.

I have been kicking around several ideas for a site but have yet to really act on any.  Of course I guess we all do that  :lol:

510  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Anyone an inventor? on: March 23, 2005, 02:06:33 AM
I invented the Internet.
511  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Need some advice on: March 18, 2005, 03:16:27 PM
Yea I have to agree with most here.  Your friend is really not so much at fault.  It's your sister-in-law that is really completely to blame.

The big question is do you tell your brother?  Guy code states that you keep your mouth shut to him but with it being blood it's a tough call.

If it were my sister-in-law I would tell the bitch off.  I would be done with her after that and then never speak to her worthless ass again.

Dealing with the friend is another issue.  Tough call and would have to be there to decide.

512  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Am I weird? (ads) on: March 18, 2005, 03:06:39 PM
Yea I am the same way.  I actually love the golf one.  I have no idea what company it is but a fun little game.

513  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Anyone own or have any impressions of the Nissan Z350? on: March 18, 2005, 03:02:47 PM
Quote from: "Raven"
It's your money, but if you are an American, I'm sure US autoworkers would appreciate you buying a domestic.

With that out of the way, that rear window sure looks tiny.

Yea US autoworkers really need help getting paid their overpriced salaries and pushing out inferior quality domestic cars.  There is a reason why Toyota and Honda etc are ranked at or near the top every year.  You really can't even blame the workers because Toyota and Honda have plants here now too.

Sorry couldn't resist.  I honestly am not trying to start anything.

The Z's though do look sharp.

514  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Holy crap....the US PSP includes mini web-browser! on: March 17, 2005, 08:37:38 PM
Yea I am really wondering too if you can actually surf say with the PSP?

If you can then I am damn near sold.
515  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Is having more then one credit card a bad thing? on: March 16, 2005, 02:35:42 PM
I am by no means a expert.  My wife however does work in the credit industry and here is some useful information.

1.  Having 3 credit cards is not bad.  Actually a good thing.  Just not sure where the cutoff is for the number you have before it becomes bad.

2.  To really help your credit you should use them and then pay the balances off every month.  This shows activity and also shows you know how to handle your debt.  Just having the account is good but using it is better.  Example if you are planning on buying a DVD player use the credit card instead of cash and then pay the credit card off.

3.  MAKE sure your credit card balance does not exceed 50% of your credit limit for more than 30 days.  When a company pulls your credit and sees that you owe $900 and only have $1000 limit they consider that just as bad as being over 30 days late with payment.  Just found this out a few weeks ago.

Again I am no expert and in fact am struggling to get our debt paid off but if our current plan holds true we should be all set this time next year.

516  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Help me Movie / TV Buffs on: March 05, 2005, 02:50:20 PM
Yea Full Monty came to mind instantly.  Although it's a bunch of guys dancing and not a girl.  From what you described though that scene reminds me of True Lies with Arnold and Jamie Lee Curis but not sure what song it is that she is dancing to.  Man that was a hot scene though  :shock:

517  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Ever heard of FullSail? on: February 27, 2005, 02:47:52 AM
Sorry to bump this back up but wanted to check back on a couple of things.

Turtle if your still around can you tell me what school you attend?

Also any graphic artist out there that can help out in recommending schools for animation or graphics?

Thanks again everyone!

518  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Girlfriend wants me to move to Italy with her.... on: February 26, 2005, 02:40:38 PM
I don't see how this is even a issue.  I would take the chance in a second.  Your still fairly young and no kids.  Your only really talking about a year.

Get your passport and visa stuff in order and have a great time.  I have never left the country but my boss always says that if you do go somewhere always make sure you have passport and a visa coming in and a visa coming out!

Good Luck!

519  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / LOST - 02/16/05 on: February 17, 2005, 03:14:57 PM
Not a bad one at all.  My wife and I though looked at this several times on the DVR and not sure what to think.

When Charlie and Hurley are digging and talking about Ethan, we swear you can see Ethan's hand move and also notice that he looks like he is breathing.

Not sure if it was just bad editing but with the twists these guys give us also not sure if it wasn't a hint.

I don't know what to think but I have a feeling that we haven't seen the last of Ethan.

520  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Blockbuster false advertising on: February 15, 2005, 10:06:20 PM
The wife and I here in KC have started renting from the local grocery store Hy-Vee.  The movies are 2.99 for two night rental.  They always have the copies of the new releases available.

It's perfect for us.  We don't ever rent any old movies at all.

I am done with blockbuster completely.  Between Hy-Vee and TW OnDemand I have no use for them.

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