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121  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Need a good joke on: April 20, 2010, 01:54:09 PM

Quote from: El-Producto on April 16, 2010, 07:23:20 PM

What's the generic drug name for Viagra?

Mycoxaphalin

It's also marketed under Mycoxaflopin.
122  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Need a good joke on: April 20, 2010, 01:51:42 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on April 16, 2010, 04:09:32 PM

A guy walks into a restaurant and orders four tacos, but the Mexican waiter only brings him three...

Well played, sir.  Well played.
123  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Went to the mall..came home missing $250 on: April 20, 2010, 01:02:29 AM

Quote from: msduncan on April 20, 2010, 12:52:50 AM

Quote from: Zarkon on April 19, 2010, 11:44:41 PM

I honestly wonder how many of them are /not/ Israeli, and are Palestinian or something else?

note the standard issue M-16's.

Palestinians use non-US issued munitions.



That's not standard issue, BTW.  Looks like a GAU-5 (collapsible stock, shorter barrel)...  
124  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Went to the mall..came home missing $250 on: April 20, 2010, 12:59:51 AM
So she had a muffin-top?
125  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 17, 2010, 05:07:18 PM
It's Ben Roethlisberger.
126  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Any SCUBA divers here? (56K'ers beware) on: April 12, 2010, 04:13:28 PM
Pics from the tugboat dive at Caracasbaii...







127  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 12, 2010, 03:53:22 PM
That is horrifying.
128  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Any SCUBA divers here? (56K'ers beware) on: April 12, 2010, 03:47:15 PM
Superior Producer in better days...




Superior Producer sinking in December 1977...

129  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Any SCUBA divers here? on: April 12, 2010, 03:32:37 PM
Three more...






130  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Any SCUBA divers here? on: April 12, 2010, 03:30:46 PM
Here are some pictures of the Superior Producer wreck...





131  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Any SCUBA divers here? on: April 12, 2010, 02:21:39 PM
Finished up the advanced open water certification yesterday...discovered during the Peak Performance Buoyancy dive that I suck at peak performance buoyancy.   icon_lol

Likely will complete the wreck diver specialty next...maybe even rescue diver.

132  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 01, 2010, 06:44:36 PM




133  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Gaming Trend Powers, Activate! Form Of, Voting Me A Winner! on: March 30, 2010, 06:11:57 PM
Stuffed.   icon_wink
134  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Any SCUBA divers here? on: March 29, 2010, 12:01:29 PM
Well, I'm open water certified.  smile

On our last dive, we saw a large school (60+) of tarpon about 20' below us.  What an impressive sight! 

Up next is advanced open water, which will occur in about two weeks.  We'll get to dive a wreck called Superior Producer, and a night dive among other things.  Can't wait!  smile
135  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Any SCUBA divers here? on: March 28, 2010, 09:42:37 AM

Quote from: Biyobi on March 28, 2010, 06:22:00 AM

Quote from: crumsteel on March 28, 2010, 01:50:42 AM

Quote from: Gromit on March 27, 2010, 11:18:52 PM

Had my first open water dive today...went to a depth of 40' for 41 minutes.

The scenery was simply phenomenal.  I was blown away by the colors, the variety of underwater plants, and the myriad of fish.  Most of them could've cared less that we were there.  I had expected all of them to give us a very wide berth.  We did have a videographer film our dive which was very cool.  The DVD will be ready on Monday.  I can't wait to see it!

Finish up the open water cert tomorrow, and then will press on to the advanced diver course in two weeks.

Thanks again for all the tips!



This is great to hear. You think you see colors now, wait till you do your first night dive - that really brings out some colors underwater.

+1.  All the critters that come out only at night are pretty damn cool.  The only annoying thing will be the continual "Jaws theme" soundtrack running continuously through your head. nod

Great.  Thanks, jerk.   icon_biggrin icon_lol
136  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Any SCUBA divers here? on: March 27, 2010, 11:18:52 PM
Had my first open water dive today...went to a depth of 40' for 41 minutes.

The scenery was simply phenomenal.  I was blown away by the colors, the variety of underwater plants, and the myriad of fish.  Most of them could've cared less that we were there.  I had expected all of them to give us a very wide berth.  We did have a videographer film our dive which was very cool.  The DVD will be ready on Monday.  I can't wait to see it!

Finish up the open water cert tomorrow, and then will press on to the advanced diver course in two weeks.

Thanks again for all the tips!

137  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Old Games (PC): Where Can They Go? on: March 26, 2010, 07:35:47 PM
How old are they?  What titles?

Have you tried offering them up here for at least the cost of shipping?
138  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Best Sci-Fi Captain? on: March 23, 2010, 02:32:15 PM
139  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Despair.com strikes again on: March 21, 2010, 12:44:10 PM
Out of stock.
140  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Any SCUBA divers here? on: March 19, 2010, 12:24:15 PM
Wow...many more responses than I expected.   thumbsup

As an Independent Duty Medical Technician on flying status, I'm well-versed in pressure equalization when going to altitude...just not the opposite way.  From what I understand, you need to valsalva way more often diving than you do flying.  It'll take some getting used too.

I'm quite excited about starting.  I'm a strong swimmer, and don't have any irrational fear of diving.  I need to dig around online though and attempt to find a reasonably priced underwater camera...   icon_biggrin

Good thing my wife back in OKC doesn't read these forums.   icon_lol
141  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Any SCUBA divers here? (56K'ers beware) on: March 18, 2010, 11:15:33 PM
I'm TDY (temporary duty) with the Air Force down in Curacao right now, and have the opportunity to get a PADI certification (Open Water and Advanced).  I signed up today, and will take the course starting at the end of the month.

Any advice for a newbie?  smile  
142  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Soliciting recommendations for a new gaming rig on: January 28, 2010, 12:06:59 AM
I'm not by any means intimidated by building a replacement rig.  I'm just concerned that if I somehow screw up a portion of the installation and/or damage a component that I'm stuck having to buy a replacement part.  Plus, I'm not getting any younger, and my eyes aren't what they were 5 years ago.  I'm in the middle of finishing my bachelor's degree, I've got a crap load of work to do to prepare 300+ airmen for deployment to UAE, and I've got an 8 year-old who enjoys playing with me.

I appreciate that there are those that relish the thought of building a rig themselves...I'm just not one of those folks anymore.  smile
143  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Soliciting recommendations for a new gaming rig on: January 26, 2010, 11:52:41 PM
Here's what I'm looking at now through CyberPC:

BLUETOOTH:None
CD:LG 22X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Dual Layer Drive (BLACK COLOR)
CD2:None
CAS:Apevia X-Dreamer 3 Mid-Tower Gaming Case w/ Side-Panel Window & Temperature Display (Black Color with Red Ring & Red LED Fan)
CASUPGRADE:12in (Red Color) Cold Cathode Neon Light
CS_FAN:Maximum 120MM Color Case Cooling Fans for your selected case  (Red Color)
CPU:Intel® CoreT i5-750 2.66 GHz 8M L2 Cache LGA1156
FAN:Asetek LCLC 120 Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan (Extreme Cooling Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA)
FREEBIE_RM:None
FA_HDD:None
FLASHMEDIA:None
FLOPPY:None
HDD:Single Hard Drive (1TB (1TBx1) SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
HDD2:None
IEEE_CARD:None
KEYBOARD:Xtreme Gear (Black Color) Multimedia/Internet USB Keyboard
MOUSE:XtremeGear Optical USB 3 Buttons Gaming Mouse
MODEM:None
MULTIVIEW:Non-SLI/Non-CrossFireX Mode Supports Multiple Monitors
MONITOR:None
MONITOR2:None
MOTHERBOARD:[CrossFireX/SLI] EVGA P55 TR Intel P55V Chipset DDR3 Socket 1156 mATX Mainboard w/ 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, USB2.0, SATA-II RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe, & 2 PCIe X1
MEMORY:4GB (2GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory Module (Corsair or Major Brand)
NETWORK:Onboard Gigabit LAN Network
OVERCLOCK:No Overclocking
OS:Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition)
POWERSUPPLY:700 Watts Power Supplies [+36] (XtremeGear SLI/CrossFireX Ready Power Supply)
PRINTER:None
PRINTER_CABLE:None
RUSH:NO; READY TO SHIP IN 5~10 BUSINESS DAYS
SOFT1:Free 60 Days Microsoft® Office® 2007 (Words, Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook + More) - Microsoft Windows OS Required
SERVICE:STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT
SOUND:HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
SPEAKERS:None
TEMP:None
TVRC:None
USB:Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
USBHD:None
USBX:None
VIDEO:ATI Radeon HD 5770 1GB DDR5 16X PCIe Video Card [DirectX 11 Support] [+115] (Major Brand Powered by ATI)
VIDEO2:ATI Radeon HD 5770 1GB DDR5 16X PCIe Video Card [DirectX 11 Support] [+190] (Major Brand Powered by ATI)
VIDEO3:None
VC_PHYSX:None
VC_GAMES:None
WNC:None


PRICE:  $1145 (free shipping, to boot)



Here's what it looks like essentially from Newegg (not all items are identical, and some are not included like the liquid cooling).

APEVIA X-DREAMER3-RD Black / Red Metal ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail                                                                                    $ 60
Intel Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Processor - Retail                                                                  $200
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive                                                                         $  90
EVGA 120-LF-E650-TR LGA 1156 Intel P55 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail                                                                                       $120
OCZ Gold 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G16004GK - Retail        $102
GIGABYTE GV-R577UD-1GD Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Retail (x2) $340
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Full - Retail                                                                                                                                   $185


Total (roughly) through Newegg:  $1097


$48 bucks for them to build it for me?  No brainer...

Thoughts/suggestions?

144  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Revealed - your Wii has actually been a PS2 in disguise all this time on: January 26, 2010, 03:46:07 AM

Quote from: Eel Snave on January 25, 2010, 06:10:27 PM

I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it.

I'm about to lose control, and I think I like it.
145  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Soliciting recommendations for a new gaming rig on: January 26, 2010, 03:40:38 AM
Thanks for the link, CeeKay.  I'm liking what I'm seeing there.

That $350 difference is worth the time I don't have to put into the build process, the troubleshooting process, the binge-drinking process due to the troubleshooting process not working...you get the picture.   icon_lol
146  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: A long time battle is over. I'm now a CCNA on: January 26, 2010, 12:58:31 AM
LOL.   I thought maybe you were a stuttering certified nursing assistant.   icon_lol


Congratulations!
147  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Looking for a term on: January 26, 2010, 12:53:09 AM
Assimilation.

148  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Soliciting recommendations for a new gaming rig on: January 24, 2010, 08:07:26 PM
I built the one I'm on right now 5 years ago.  I purchased everything through Newegg, and while the purchase process was incredibly smooth, I'm just not sure I have it in me to build another one.  Sometimes when you get older, it's worth it to just let someone else build it for you.  smile

I guess the biggest piece of advice I need is regarding a mobo/processor combination.  I've been using AMD products for years and have never had a problem.  But again, I haven't paid attention to advances and am not sure who really has the better product, if anyone. 

I'm also partial to NVIDIA, but I've heard really good things about ATI lately, so that's up in the air, too...
149  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Soliciting recommendations for a new gaming rig on: January 24, 2010, 03:52:53 AM
Primarily, where online to buy and hardware recommendations...budget of around $1000.


Thanks in advance.
150  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Wanted: Microsoft Sidewinder USB Gamepad on: January 13, 2010, 12:09:07 AM

Quote from: disarm on January 12, 2010, 11:01:05 PM

if i remember correctly, they only sold the USB version for a very short period of time before they disappeared.  they spent more of their time trying to sell inferior USB-based designs, then pulled the plug on the Sidewinder brand without much support for the USB version of the original design.

Well, if it's rare, then I'm jacking the price up!

ONE MILLION DOLLARS!   icon_lol
151  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Wanted: Microsoft Sidewinder USB Gamepad on: January 12, 2010, 10:30:01 PM

Quote from: KC on January 12, 2010, 02:30:18 AM

I had one of these back in the day, but don't remember it being USB.

They were.  I still have two of them.
152  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Wanted: Microsoft Sidewinder USB Gamepad on: January 12, 2010, 12:26:58 AM
I've got one for you.  PM inbound.
153  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 2009 NFL Season has started! on: January 11, 2010, 10:41:37 PM
Silly rabbits, picking against the Cards.

Someday you'll learn.   Roll Eyes icon_smile
154  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 2009 NFL Season has started! on: January 11, 2010, 01:20:03 AM

Quote from: WinoMcCougarstein on January 11, 2010, 01:05:20 AM

Good game.  Go Favre frown

The Packers scared the crap out of me.  Their resilience against a 17 point deficit was amazing.  I thought they were destined to win after they battled back.

But I am happy the Cards won.  slywink
155  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 2009 NFL Season has started! on: January 11, 2010, 01:18:38 AM
Hot damn.   icon_twisted

I can't tell you how much it pleases me to see the Packers sent packing...
156  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 2009 NFL Season has started! on: January 10, 2010, 11:52:02 PM

Quote from: WinoMcCougarstein on January 10, 2010, 11:14:52 PM

Quote from: Gromit on January 10, 2010, 11:12:04 PM

Quote from: WinoMcCougarstein on January 10, 2010, 09:40:22 PM

GO PACKERS!!!!

How 'bout those Cardinals?   icon_lol

Can't remember, are you a Cards fan?

Oh, yes.  Ask PeteRock.  smile
157  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 2009 NFL Season has started! on: January 10, 2010, 11:12:04 PM

Quote from: WinoMcCougarstein on January 10, 2010, 09:40:22 PM

GO PACKERS!!!!

How 'bout those Cardinals?   icon_lol
158  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Who's up for Fantasy Football? on: December 30, 2009, 10:58:14 PM
7th place.

Last time I invite you bastages to my league.   icon_lol
159  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 2009 NFL Season has started! on: December 28, 2009, 12:19:08 AM
Arizona finally gets over the double-digit win hump since moving to the Valley in 1988.   nod

160  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: December 06, 2009, 12:32:49 AM

Quote from: Meisterbrew on December 05, 2009, 10:05:08 PM

Quote from: SensuousLettuce on December 05, 2009, 07:26:22 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on December 05, 2009, 04:36:14 AM

probably going to hell for this one:

 <the img>

Not cool.  thumbsdown




Wow.  You are quite the prick, aren't you?
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