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1  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: April 14, 2014, 08:09:19 AM

Quote from: IkeVandergraaf on April 14, 2014, 07:56:16 AM

Does anyone know if there's a way to calibrate the controller? One of mine is pulling to the left a little.

That comment next to a pic of Ron Jeremy speaks volumes.
2  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Weekend Playlist -- 4/11/14 on: April 13, 2014, 10:37:21 PM
I'm about to finish infamous on my first play through. I've been too busy..great game though!
3  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Fast food menu items you miss on: April 10, 2014, 06:12:18 AM

Quote from: wonderpug on April 10, 2014, 02:06:15 AM

Quote from: heloder on April 09, 2014, 11:36:42 PM

Ribs? Or "ribs"?

Mmm... mechanically separated meat-like products steam formed into ribish shapes...

Icky. But yes tasty. I have enough bad habits already so I "try" to avoid Fast Food.
4  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Need a new router. Help Please on: April 09, 2014, 05:43:53 AM
So after rebooting it this time for 20 mins or so...it's been rock solid for the last 15-20 hrs...
5  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Need a new router. Help Please on: April 08, 2014, 05:01:55 PM
So most of you guys run custom firmware? I just want my pew pew back!
6  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Need a new router. Help Please on: April 08, 2014, 09:11:16 AM
Linksys - Dual-Band Wireless-N Router with 4-Port Ethernet Switch
  

Ehh??

Oh silly router , you broke my first post!
7  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Need a new router. Help Please on: April 08, 2014, 08:53:43 AM
ATB, thx for cursing mine too! Tongue My good old linksys also pooped the bed. My ps4 wouldn't connect to it, which I've never seen before. After a reboot it worked for a little while. Now my iphone sees it, but, also won't connect !!! It's not my net, it's the router. Any ideas on a fix, or more realistically a replacement without breaking the bank? Also, I'd love to be able to set it up wirelessly.
8  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: April 07, 2014, 05:05:12 PM

Quote from: Caine on April 06, 2014, 02:55:50 AM

Damn,  my console has a penis? All this time I have thought it was just the hard drive bay.

My console has quad-penis processing power.
9  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: April 01, 2014, 06:07:50 PM
According to the save file I'm at 50 some % and still enjoying it immensely.
10  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: LEDs too bright at night, and using blackout tape on: April 01, 2014, 06:34:45 AM

Quote from: Lee on March 29, 2014, 03:57:13 PM

Ha, you guys would go nuts if you had to sleep where I do. Recently moved into a much smaller apartment than I had for quite awhile and had to put my 2 computer desks in the bedroom. It's quite a light show, with the modem, router, NAS, and various standby lights. The modem is the worse since it always has flashing lights going. Unless I tossing and turning it doesn't usually bother me. If it does, I arrange an office chair to block my direct eye site at the modem, but it still does a good job lighting up the wall next to it.

Trippy! Tongue
11  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Verizon Contract Is Up, Don't Want to Renew Due to Grandfathered Data- Halp! on: April 01, 2014, 06:31:45 AM

Quote from: Caine on March 28, 2014, 04:05:50 PM

Quote from: ATB on March 28, 2014, 01:06:13 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 27, 2014, 07:04:22 PM

Quote from: ATB on March 27, 2014, 07:02:19 PM

Quote from: Harpua3 on March 27, 2014, 06:21:47 PM

They did give me 6 instead of 2 for my troubles.

6 instead of 2 what?

Formytroubles™

Yes but they gave you 6 what instead of 2 what?
if I had to guess, GB/month?  

I do like the jokes spawned from the question though.  maybe it's donuts.

Sorry for the tease then slow response. They bumped it up from 2 gb to 6 for the same price. They said they had a offer going on. That's all I know. We had unlimited also, never came close to 2
Gb even. We use wifi ALOT.
12  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: New gaming computer? Where to buy? on: April 01, 2014, 03:37:14 AM

Quote from: jztemple2 on March 27, 2014, 12:18:59 PM

I just got my new Talon from Falcon Northwest about a month ago and I'm very happy with it. It's my second Falcon NW computer, I got my first one, a Mach V, in early 2003 and used it till 2011, although I did have to add more RAM and upgrade the video card. It ran without a problem, I just had to finally replace it because the processor just wasn't able to handle anything modern. After that I got a Hewlett Packard office computer with a entry level video card, but that was a mistake, so that's why I got the Talon.

Yup, it's expensive, but then I figure I'm worth it icon_biggrin. The nice thing about Falcon NW, the computers come with NO crapware, they are tested before they are shipped and the quality, at least in the two I've owned, is top notch. They come with a leather binder thing with all the the extra cables, manuals and disks that came with the individual components:




That little red thing on the right in the last photo is the recovery USB. Just before it's shipped, they image the OS drive and put it on a thumb drive, so if you need or just want to get things back to the original state they came in, just plug her in and follow the directions.

The computer itself it pretty modest, I don't go for painted cases and the like:



I haven't had to use Falcon NW support so far, but on my first computer I did have some questions. They have their own support guys, right at their location, and what's nice when I called was I got a machine, left my number and question, and they called me back pretty quickly on their own dime and the guy I talked to actually knew his stuff. That was in 2003 but they say they still supply support that way.

Let me know if you have any other questions about Falcon or my Talon.




If money isn't a question. That's the best you can buy. Period. I had fnw years ago and the product and the company are simply outstanding.
13  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (03/31) on: March 31, 2014, 07:30:39 PM
Free ps+ games. Nothing more.
14  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4, PS3, Vita] Helldivers (Starship Troopers with friendly fire) on: March 31, 2014, 06:52:03 PM
I sooooo want this!
15  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Quick PSN Question on: March 31, 2014, 06:37:13 PM
Triple confirmation. Correct.
16  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Playstation Plus - Now with lots more free games! on: March 28, 2014, 02:55:16 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on March 28, 2014, 02:19:41 PM


Nice! That's two more games to fill up my backlog. Loving it.
17  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Verizon Contract Is Up, Don't Want to Renew Due to Grandfathered Data- Halp! on: March 27, 2014, 06:21:47 PM

Quote from: hepcat on March 26, 2014, 02:09:54 PM

Quote from: gellar on March 25, 2014, 03:08:31 PM

As far as I know, zero chance of this happening. You have to pay an unsubsidized price for a new phone or give up the unlimited data.

Yup, I just went through the exact same process about 4 months ago with Verizon.  I actually held onto my phone for about two years as things slowly fell apart on it (volume control stopped working, etc.) because I didn't want to lose that unlimited plan.  Finally the charge port on it stopped working and I had no choice.  When getting the new phone, they told me it wasn't possible to keep my unlimited data plan.




Same here. Exactly. They did give me 6 instead of 2 for my troubles. They said they had some offer running for people in this situation. This was only about 2 months ago.
18  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS3] The Last Of Us on: March 27, 2014, 06:17:26 PM
Same here. PS3 pooped out and I grabbed a 360 for a buffer before ps4 came out. Never got a chance to play this.
19  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 27, 2014, 06:24:51 AM
Can't wait to see what's after neon! This game is incredible .
20  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 26, 2014, 08:05:50 AM

Quote from: Canuck on March 25, 2014, 09:55:03 PM

inFAMOUS increased system sales by 106% percent in the UK.  Sounds like it's a system seller after all!

The honeymoon has certainly not worn off for me.
21  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/XB1/PS4/360/PS3] Thief on: March 26, 2014, 06:13:31 AM
Urgent. To buy at 30 or not!?!
22  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 24, 2014, 10:16:31 AM

Quote from: Autistic Angel on March 24, 2014, 10:13:12 AM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on March 22, 2014, 04:59:02 AM

So far I'm not really a fan of the combat in this game.  It seems like the melee isn't nearly powerful enough to be useful most of the time, and I don't really like all of the "shooting" and now I'm constantly getting shot from a long way away. 


Man, if you're in the market for stronger melee, the Neon power set is made to order.  Flicker-speed light tackles are one-hit kills on the regular grunts, plus a sweet Force Push ability for bowling over groups or blasting aside destructible cover.  And that 80's light blade is the MC Skat Kat of the upgrade tree.

This game is tits.

-Autistic Angel

Yes. Tits is is! Tongue
23  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 23, 2014, 09:44:01 PM

Quote from: TiLT on March 23, 2014, 08:58:15 PM

There is no such thing.

So is there or not? Two people sound really convinced of opposite things.
24  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 23, 2014, 07:38:28 AM
To touch on a few subjects...

The touchpad use for me is perfect . It takes no extra effort to swipe it. Double button presses are another option, one that I hate. I'd always, somehow, not get it right. Human error, whatever. Not cool. I've seen it before. Trying to do "A" option but end up with "B". Call me clumsy.

Graphics are amazing period.

Side stuff to do . Awesome . Maybe repetitive, but completely fun and optional even if I personally can't skip. If you'd like, skipable.

Loving it.
25  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 22, 2014, 05:21:53 PM
I'd love to call off work today...
26  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 22, 2014, 09:23:07 AM
Must sleep... This game, thus far, is a true gem.
27  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 22, 2014, 06:42:14 AM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on March 22, 2014, 03:37:18 AM

Quote from: msduncan on March 22, 2014, 02:18:48 AM


Got mine tonight.  Waiting to try it until kids are asleep.

The metascore has dropped to 80%.     Not even close to a system seller and borderline purchase for me.   I usually only get titles that are 85 and above.

Uh huh, sure you do.   Roll Eyes  Can you quit this barely disguised console warrior nonsense already?


Yeah, don't even bother reading reviews on this as far as I'm concerned now. For me at
Least, if you enjoyed 1 and 2 this is a serious no brainer. I acquired a ps4 at launch, but if I didn't already have one. This would sell a system.
28  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 21, 2014, 08:04:27 AM
I have a hard on for this game! Take that serious conversation!

Anywho, I HOPEFULLY get off work early tomorrow, so I can come home, turn the lights off, and well... My precursor to this post didn't exactly paint the right picture.
29  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 20, 2014, 09:12:51 AM

Quote from: Turtle on March 20, 2014, 06:06:54 AM



What was that about animations not being next gen enough?


Can't wait!
30  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Project Morpheus: Sony Playstation VR on: March 19, 2014, 09:19:48 AM
Mel , kiss my grits.  eek

I've, thus far at least been alive for long enough to witness that TV show and this! On consoles! That's a lot in a lifetime.  If only for technology, I hope reincarnation exists.
31  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: March 19, 2014, 07:14:23 AM
I might actually buy a baseball game this year. Wow, that looks awesome .
32  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Project Morpheus: Sony Playstation VR on: March 19, 2014, 07:06:34 AM
I'm interested . That's for sure .
33  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: March 18, 2014, 06:56:36 AM

Quote from: Kagath on March 18, 2014, 12:33:37 AM

Jeez at this rate Major Nelson will become the Sony mouthpiece.  icon_lol


One never knows.
34  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 18, 2014, 06:54:32 AM

Quote from: Turtle on March 18, 2014, 04:03:39 AM

Heh, looks like some of you found the ebay sellers, many of which were selling it at near retail.

Or as in my buddies case , 55 shipped. Which makes no sense. Realistically, I can wait 3 more days. I just don't want to. Tongue
35  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 18, 2014, 04:02:10 AM
This blows. Isn't the reason for release dates is so everyone gets it all at once ? I have numerous friends on my list playing it now . Even some of you jerks. icon_wink
36  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (03/17) on: March 17, 2014, 03:49:54 PM
Infamous.
37  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: March 17, 2014, 03:47:36 PM
Cool , I'll check it out soon . Sorry to hear bout the hp.
38  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: March 17, 2014, 06:22:28 AM
Off topic and on topic post...

Yes macs are awesome for minimal gaming and all else for me. I'm about to download this and check it out . I'm new to card games. Looks interesting .
39  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 16, 2014, 05:12:16 PM

Quote from: Hetz on March 16, 2014, 11:21:16 AM

Quote from: Harpua3 on March 16, 2014, 08:07:38 AM

Quote from: msduncan on March 16, 2014, 02:05:44 AM

Quote from: Hetz on March 16, 2014, 01:54:43 AM

Quote from: msduncan on March 16, 2014, 01:38:38 AM


Your Vita skin would totally distract me from the game.  Tongue

It's not my Vita! I wish it was though, since that would mean I had the game already.   Tongue

DUH.   Sorry.  I'm about 5 beers in.   slywink

Lightweight. Tongue

Btw, my buddy in Colorado got this delivered today to his house from eBay for 55 shipped. Wtf is that about? I saw him playing it all night long . Why would the seller sell it under market value and pay for shipping? Like I said, wtf?

Lucky guy! Yeah, lots of people have the game early it seems from a certain seller on eBay. Though, when I saw the listing he was selling it for $10 over retail price. There are already two people on my friends list playing it.

Bastards!!! My wife says to just be patient. Jerk. icon_wink
40  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 16, 2014, 08:07:38 AM

Quote from: msduncan on March 16, 2014, 02:05:44 AM

Quote from: Hetz on March 16, 2014, 01:54:43 AM

Quote from: msduncan on March 16, 2014, 01:38:38 AM


Your Vita skin would totally distract me from the game.  Tongue

It's not my Vita! I wish it was though, since that would mean I had the game already.   Tongue

DUH.   Sorry.  I'm about 5 beers in.   slywink

Lightweight. Tongue

Btw, my buddy in Colorado got this delivered today to his house from eBay for 55 shipped. Wtf is that about? I saw him playing it all night long . Why would the seller sell it under market value and pay for shipping? Like I said, wtf?
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