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2401  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Pre-Workout Meal (No not The Meal) on: March 01, 2005, 10:28:17 PM
Quote from: "Tony"
Pancakes, pancakes, and more pancakes.  Seriously, I get a tremendous amount of energy from eating them, more than any other food laden with carbohydrates.

 For some reason that is funny to me. Kind of like in a Pop-eye kind of way smile .
2402  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Funniest & Saddest E-mail I've Ever Seen (Now w/ Pic!) on: March 01, 2005, 10:25:26 PM
Well, I also agree a picture is needed to figure this one out. Even looking average at best I wouldn`t think this would be needed to get a date. There`s a lot of average at best looking guys out there, not me of course Tongue .
 Wow, it really is sad and funny at the same time. How about that! Here`s me--> biggrin  :shock:  :cry: .
2403  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / HOLY CRAP JACKO! WTF? on: March 01, 2005, 10:18:05 PM
Seriously more people might know him as "wacko jacko" than micheal jackson. Did anyone here of this whole hospital lawsuit issue of his now? Wow :shock: !
2404  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Dues ex:IW on: March 01, 2005, 10:15:52 PM
This has to be cheap now. Does anyone recommend it at a cheap price(10-20 bucks)? I know when it came out it was buggy etc, but from what I`ve read they fixed most of those issues, is that true? I loved the first one, but I really don`t have any idea of what to expect here. That`s gotta be a good thing. Any comments?
2405  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / HOLY CRAP JACKO! WTF? on: March 01, 2005, 08:29:53 PM
Wow his childhood had to have been SUPER bad. I knew it was bad, but for someone to do this to themself...on Watch out for that pun... :wink:
2406  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Half-Life 2 F/S/T...unplayed account with 5 discs. TAKEN on: March 01, 2005, 05:39:04 PM
So you`re not going to play it?!?!? To each his own. But that is one hell of a game.
2407  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Psi ops help on: March 01, 2005, 05:32:53 PM
Lol, I want good not worthless info :wink: .
2408  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Things that sound too good to be true... on: February 28, 2005, 10:28:58 PM
That`s what I thought for the most part. Does anyone have any ideas of legit methods of working from home? Just curious.
2409  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Things that sound too good to be true... on: February 28, 2005, 09:45:58 PM
I always see "work from home and make $$$" and it always seems to be too good to be true. Has anyone around here had any experience with any of it? Is any of it actually legit? Also, what about that crazy guy with the money signs on his shirt(the who says you can get $$$ from the government for rent etc). Is that at all legit? I would think not, but...So spill the beans on this for me. Later.
2410  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Good Xbox Games You May Be Missing... on: February 28, 2005, 09:41:15 PM
I just got second sight and psi ops both for $30.00 new. Both are really worth it so far. Not perfect games, but LOTS of fun each.
2411  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Psi ops help on: February 28, 2005, 07:11:50 PM
Yes there are but...the vents have a cover that need lifted to get into(or so gamefaqs wants me to think). So I can`t seem to lift the vent cover and move the box over at the same time. Only one thing can be moved at a time... :cry:
2412  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Psi ops help on: February 28, 2005, 05:32:01 PM
Hmmm. I didn`t think of that for some reason...Judging by the faqs that isn`t the way to do it. I`ll give it a go though when I play next though. Thanks.  Does anyone else have any other ideas in case that`s not it?
2413  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Psi ops help on: February 28, 2005, 09:55:44 AM
I looked at gamefaqs but all the faqs were useless on this part anyway. SPOILERS!!! If anyone cares :wink: )...

 I`m very early on where I need to get into a dudes office and there are vents on the wall that you can move with TK, but I have no clue on what to do. I can lift the vent cover, but I can`t seem to find a way ot go into the vents. All the faqs say thats what is needed to be done, but not how to do it... Does anyone know what I`m talking about? If so, please share :wink: . Thanks a bunch.
2414  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / What Xbox Live games are you playing? on: February 28, 2005, 09:05:51 AM
I`m still not sure. Xbox or PC of BIA??? This week, on my bday with full voice support out of the box w/ live! vs. pc in a few weeks, not on my bday...and 3rd party voice(I think anyway). The xbox version has been pulling me over that way. Not sure yet though. :?
 Rage and thin, I`ve been alot recently and on late recently! I play with a few people that are pretty good, not that I am frown . I`m a big fan of tactics.  Tongue  Sent me a invite and I`ll shoot stuff :wink: .
2415  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / 9700pro 128mb card...still here...any bites? on: February 27, 2005, 11:28:47 PM
:evil:  :evil:  :evil: :wink:   Hehe. Just kidding. No biggy. I`m not going to lie I really want to get rid of this stuff, but it`s not you fault. Thanks for telling me as soon as you found out. So, is anyone else out there interested in this 9700pro128mb card?
2416  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / What Xbox Live games are you playing? on: February 27, 2005, 11:21:05 PM
Still Project gotham racing 2, a bit of crimson skies, Halo 2 LOTS. That`s about it right now! Hopefully Brothers in arms next week!
2417  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / 9700pro 128mb card...still here...any bites? on: February 27, 2005, 02:40:44 AM
I mailed you again :wink: .
2418  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / PSP pics ... holy *@#$%^&*!!! (56K warning) on: February 27, 2005, 02:32:23 AM
Quote from: "Hetz"
The PSP lauch games are mostly shit anyway.

*cough* fanboi *cough*  :wink:

Seriously though, I don't know how you can claim the PSP launch games are mostly shit. I think this is one of the most impressive launch lineups for a system, handheld or not, ever.

Compare it with the launch lineup of the that was mostly shit. I bought the DS, not for DS games (since there are basicly none that interest me at all right now) but for the GBA games.

 They are all mostly shit imho. There`s alot of them...I won`t deny that. It`s the quality I think that will be lacking.
2419  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / PSP pics ... holy *@#$%^&*!!! (56K warning) on: February 27, 2005, 02:28:51 AM
Quote from: "Cleric7"
I think, in the end, quality software is going to be the deciding factor (at least for us gamers  smile )

I bought a DS at launch and have tried most of the games that have come out for it. Out of those I would say that only Zoo Keeper is a great title, with Touched and Mario having their moments (well, the mini-games in Mario anyways) That's a pretty underwhelming start--and this from someone who really wanted it to succeed right out of the gate. Looking to the future, there are a few titles like Advance Wars, Animal Crossing and Pokemon (NOT Pokemon Dash -- a proper Pokemon RPG!)  that are promising, but I get the distinct feeling that this will be another Nintendo platform where we wait for months in between quality games.

The PSP, on the other hand, has a very impressive lineup of games coming. We'll have to wait on reviews for many of the launch titles (I am particularly leery of the EA sports titles), but I'd be willing to bet that there will be at least a half dozen or so of the 24 launch titles that score in the 80-90+ range (Ridge Racer and Lumines being my top picks) After launch, the PSP has a VERY impressive lineup of games coming: Grand Theft Auto, Gran Turismo, Devil May Cry, Final Fantasy (down the road) and a slew of others. I don't think it will be valid to say that the PSP doesn't have the "genre of game I like", because it will have plenty of games of every genre!!

And let me tell you, just wait til you see that screen!!! :shock:  :shock: biggrin

 I`ve played a PSP(at EB) it really just doesn`t do anything for me. I have a cube, xbox, pc and ds. If you noticed I don`t have a ps2. Most of the psp games are similar to what`s on the ps2. And I guess that`s just not my cup of tea.
 And seriously those launch games DO NOT impress me. Metal great solid card game...I don`t like metal gear solid(minus the 1st one) and while the games graphics are good, it just doesn`t look fun for me at least. The racers don`t look that good either, other than gt mobile. And that is really not my kind of a racing game. And then the other stuff looks blah.
 I`m not saying it`s a bad system...but for the price it`s going for, and the fact that I don`t want a mp3 players, movie players and moving parts on a handheld gaming machine...I just don`t see why many people are going nuts over it.
 I like innovation. The touch screen and the duel screens are really interesting. There is SO much potention here it`s crazy. I think even if most of it never sees the light, we`ll still see great amounts of new, fresh ideas. Add in my backlog of gba games playable on the machine and I was sold.
2420  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / PS2 Online / Splinter Cell on: February 26, 2005, 04:45:03 AM
Quote from: "infoghost"
Well, the main reason I ask is that I don't have convenient access to my Xbox anymore, I am 100% Ps2 right now.

Thanks for the replies. I'll give it a shot sometime.

 I noticed that. You added me to your friends list, or vice versa. Then I never saw you online :cry: .
 Why no access to Xbox anymore?
2421  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Resident Evil 4 Impressions on: February 26, 2005, 04:41:30 AM
I just was going to get into Ada`s story too. I heard it is a few hours long!!! Is this true?
2422  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Second sight. Cheap and good! on: February 26, 2005, 04:38:50 AM
Ahh, nice to see I`m not alone :wink: I`m going to play a bit tonight too. Dispite it being quite rough around some of it`s edges, it`s truly a good experience. I only paid 10 bucks for this new biggrin .
2423  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / 9700pro 128mb card...still here...any bites? on: February 25, 2005, 10:43:53 AM
You have some mail :wink: .
2424  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Why why WHY?! CSI Finale to be directed by Tarantino... on: February 25, 2005, 05:23:03 AM
I`m assuming he has to blow up his ego some more...He`s talented in some areas, there`s no denying that. I just can`t stand him. :twisted: ...
2425  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Brothers in arms is gold!!! on: February 25, 2005, 05:18:55 AM
That says it all. I can`t wait to see how it turns out. It should be in stores next week they say. Just in time for my b-day!!!
2426  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Second sight. Cheap and good! on: February 25, 2005, 05:17:05 AM
Wow, that thread was brutal!!! This game surely isn`t perfect...but it really is fun. The story is amazing so far. It`s a great game, just really rough around the edges.
2427  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Second sight 9.99 NEW at EB! on: February 24, 2005, 03:46:39 PM
I hope that was a "good" "jeepers" :wink:
2428  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / 9700pro 128mb card...still here...any bites? on: February 24, 2005, 03:45:01 PM
The 9800pro is taken. It`s about to be shipped out to someone that I made a deal with. Sorry. I`ll check my mail :wink: .
2429  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Second sight. Cheap and good! on: February 24, 2005, 11:40:25 AM
I just grabbed this while looking for psi ops. I`m still looking for that, but this one is fun stuff. Great story so far, and the action/stealth is put together good enough. It`s not perfect, but it is pretty fun stuff! Anyone else really like this one?
2430  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Second sight 9.99 NEW at EB! on: February 24, 2005, 11:37:27 AM
That says it all. I picked it up and so far it`s really good. It`s not perfect, but it sure is damn fun.
2431  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / 9700pro 128mb card...still here...any bites? on: February 24, 2005, 11:31:58 AM
I still have the 9700pro available. To tell you the truth I got it off of and I`m not sure of the manufacter. I know that it IS a 9700pro128mb card. I still have the box it came in(not a big video card box but a shipping box they used for it),the cables, the instruction manual, and the driver disk etc.
 Here`s that info.

 North royalton,Ohio

 I have a feeling that it will cost more than what you guessed. Give it a shot though. Get back to me after take a look. Thanks, Andy.
2432  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Resident Evil 4 Impressions on: February 23, 2005, 02:18:31 PM
I`m just going to start adas mission thingy soon :wink: . How long is it anyways?
2433  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / I just started watching 24 on: February 23, 2005, 06:36:48 AM
I still think every single eposide in this shows history is way above the quality on any similar shows...or any shows really, or movies for that matter. I`m speaking of 24 :wink: .
2434  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Xbox 2 is wireless on: February 20, 2005, 11:55:43 PM
I want wireless without batteries and with rumble...Maybe it will be like a wireless mouse or beard trimmer for that matter. You know, you put it onto a charging base while not in use.
2435  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / PSP pics ... holy *@#$%^&*!!! (56K warning) on: February 20, 2005, 11:39:53 PM
To be fair I said both launch lineups were mostly shit...
2436  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Wario Ware touched (NDS). Impressions on: February 20, 2005, 11:37:21 PM
I agree with everything you said there. It is a bit on the easy side compared to the gba game. To be fair though, I did the same thing that you said with the gba game on a few of the games(going for ever without any challenge after a certain point). I just finished the main story stuff too with the wife last night. And I have unlocked some of the other stuff, but not nearly all. To me though, this is a game that I`ll play over and over again, even after everything is unlocked.
2437  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / ps2 on hdtv on: February 20, 2005, 11:32:17 PM
Resident evil 4 looks amazing with those cables! I got mine last year and waited about a month to get them. It was worth it though.
2438  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / PSP pics ... holy *@#$%^&*!!! (56K warning) on: February 19, 2005, 10:28:03 AM
Quote from: "Scott"
Also scott, there is a thumb thingie so you dont have to use the stylus

So every mini-game for DS games can use both the stylus and digital control?  All the Wario mini games, etc.?  I was under the impression that the games defined the control, and could do pure stylus control, or just digital, etc.  I'd bet a lot of the DS games make use of the stylus input.  Otherwise, just make it a GBA game.  I still haven't seen a great use of the second screen either.  

I just looked at the reviews for the DS games.  They all apparently suck.  IGN and Gamespot are very critical of the DS games it seems, as well as some other sites.  Maybe suck is too strong a word, but it doesn't look like a solid library of games at all.  

I can't see getting a PSP if you already own a PS2. If they are close in quaility why would you spend $250 for a PSP plus $40-$50 for games that you may have already played, or are available for, the PS2??? It makes no sense to me. Unless of course you are a world traveler and then I understand.

The libraries are a bit different for one.  It is also nice to play in the car, at the gym, in bed, on the couch while your wife watches Apprentice, etc.  Also save me taking out my PS2 to play for 20 minutes, then spend about as much time cleaning up and putting it away so my kids don't get it.  There are tons of reasons to get the PSP for people.

I also could never sit down and watch a movie on a handheld device when I can watch it on my widescreen tv with surround sound. If I'm going to spend $20 on a DVD I'm going to buy a regular one for my regular DVD player and not a proprietary one for a handheld.

I can't take my HDTV and surround sound to the gym, or in the car smile.

Hmm, are the DS screens scratching? Ive only seen one extensively andit hasnt scratched yet even though it is from launch.

Scratching has to be a problem.  I admit, I haven't looked at the screen in detail, but the second you get a piece of dirt between the stylus and DS, you are in trouble.  All of the demo units I've seen have been badly scratched.  I'm the type of person that one of two scratches would drive me crazy.

Why only 14 or so games for the DS?  Hasn't it been out since November?  Where are all the cool DS games?  Is this another Nintendo product that people have to wait forever for each new game that takes advantage of the hardware?   It looks like 20+ PSP games at launch as a comparison.

 UG! Where to  begin ???:wink: .

 The DS has been out for only a few months...Don`t you think these things take time. The PSP lauch games are mostly shit anyway. Both systems will have good games in time. Plus the DS does have afew great games right now. I like how you say all the games suck because you read reviews at ign etc. Ign gave warioware touched a 85. And M64DS a high score too...
 And I have zero scratches on my screen...And as for the ones at the stores getting scratched...Everytime I go into eb or a store with a ds on display. Some idiot kid is jabbing the stylus into the screen...certainly not being used correctly...
2439  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / PSP pics ... holy *@#$%^&*!!! (56K warning) on: February 18, 2005, 07:42:28 AM
I was just shooting my mouth off and *cough*cough* the truth out there, that`s all. :wink: I come in peace smile .

 And I was just speaking to the people in general. :wink:
2440  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / PSP pics ... holy *@#$%^&*!!! (56K warning) on: February 18, 2005, 06:42:28 AM
Yeah , the GBA is still quite nice. But my DS gets lots of play so far. All the GBA games look a tad better than the GBA, and the two(well, 3 if you count the demo)are great. On par with what I expected. Could their be a  better  seleection of AAA games? Sure. Are the 2 I have great and original? Hell yes! I think Warioware Touched is amazing. M64DS is also fun, and the mini games are a hoot! The metroid demo shows how capable this DS thingy is, with graphics and controls. They set out to make something different and they sure did. I`m not nintendo fanboy, but this thing rocks. It has serious potential. If your not impressed at all by the DS, you confues me :wink: .  It`s not perfect but it sure is interesting and great so far and only looks to get better. Sorry to hijack the thread a bit.
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