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8481  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Udderly Ridiculous on: October 01, 2008, 06:05:06 PM

Quote from: Daehawk on October 01, 2008, 04:59:32 PM

Thats a woman?

I believe the correct term is 'heifer': female, immature.
8482  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Debug Error on: October 01, 2008, 05:30:01 PM
A Runtime Error has occurred. 
Do you wish to Debug?

Line: 53
Error: Expected ')'

I am getting this on the main board index, the sub-forums, and some of the topics. 

8483  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: CHUCK IS BACK! Chuck vs. The First Date Spoilers! on: October 01, 2008, 04:40:20 PM
Go here, because I want to make it as convenient as possible.
8484  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Back to the Future... 2, or 3? on: October 01, 2008, 04:30:47 PM

Rackafracking Kevin Grey    mad
8485  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Cineplexity, Game 2!!! on: October 01, 2008, 04:27:30 PM
In Bruges
8486  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: A Game of Thrones! on: October 01, 2008, 03:45:21 PM
Go order Longclaw..

8487  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Back to the Future... 2, or 3? on: October 01, 2008, 03:40:41 PM
Jumping the shark means that it continued on after that.  That only works if you count the Saturday morning cartoon.
8488  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: A Game of Thrones! on: October 01, 2008, 03:35:33 PM
If you bring down the curse of Jordan on him, I will hunt you down and scatter your limbs to the four corners of the world.
8489  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: New DVD/BD releases 9/30 - It's baaaaaaack! on: September 30, 2008, 09:08:24 PM
You may have gotten bypassed by an 11th hour recall.
8490  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Week 5 on: September 30, 2008, 06:58:42 PM
Add Kiffin to the list.  It's official.
8491  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Gamefly kind of sucks on: September 29, 2008, 05:33:45 PM
It doesn't.  The incoming mailer has you remove a perforated panel, remove the sticky covering, seal it, and drop it back in.  You pay no postage.  Since I'm an apartment dweller, however, getting it to a mailbox usually requires making a conscious effort
8492  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Books Read in 2008 on: September 29, 2008, 04:00:11 PM

Will be moving on to Volume 2 shortly.
8493  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Oh and by the way, Posse Comitatus ends Wednesday on: September 27, 2008, 07:09:05 PM
I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.

Quote from: Wiki
HR5122 also known as the John Warner Defense Authorization Act was signed by the president on Oct 17, 2006 John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007. Section 1076 Text of Hr5122 is titled "Use of the Armed Forces in major public emergencies". Removing the legalese from the text, and combining multiple sentences, it provides that: The President may employ the armed forces to restore public order in any State of the United States the President determines hinders the execution of laws or deprives people of a right, privilege, immunity, or protection named in the Constitution and secured by law or opposes or obstructs the execution of the laws of the United States or impedes the course of justice under those laws. The actual text is on page 322-323 of the legislation. As of 2008, these changes were repealed, changing the text of the law back to the original 1807 wording, under Public Law 110-181 (H.R. 4986, Section 1068,) however in signing H.R. 4986 into law President Bush attached a signing statement which indicated that the Executive Branch did not feel bound by the changes enacted by the repeal.
8494  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: NHL '09 Talk on: September 26, 2008, 10:26:53 PM
There still openings for more people?  After I get paid at the end of the month, I'll be combing the budget to see if I can support the purchase.
8495  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Lego Batman on: September 26, 2008, 10:24:50 PM
I still haven't gotten to 50% on the other games.  Anyone wants to join up and work through soem block busting, let me know.  Once I finish those two, I'll give Batman a look.  It'll probably be a lot cheaper by then.
8496  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Too funny Pope condemns love of money and power on: September 26, 2008, 09:23:49 PM
Most people don't make that distinction. 

Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God
- Matthew 19:24
8497  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Friend is on the new Survivor on: September 26, 2008, 09:21:20 PM
One day a week is "Polar Bear Day."  Usually the day they run out of firewood.
8498  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Where do you fit on the Political Map? on: September 26, 2008, 07:47:35 PM
Take the quiz!!

Your PERSONAL issues Score is 90%.
Your ECONOMIC issues Score is 80%.

LIBERTARIANS support maximum liberty in both personal and economic matters. They advocate a much smaller government; one that is limited to protecting individuals from coercion and violence.  Libertarians tend to embrace individual responsibility, oppose government bureaucracy and taxes, promote private charity, tolerate diverse lifestyles, support the free market, and defend civil liberties.
8499  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Kidney Stones, holy crap... on: September 26, 2008, 05:58:22 PM

Quote from: PeteRock on September 26, 2008, 05:55:55 PM

Quote from: LordMortis on September 26, 2008, 12:40:58 PM

All of my Mexican coworkers swear drinking beer is difference between having kidney stones and not.  I haven't had another since I started drinking beer.  biggrin 

Christ, with the amount of beer I drink I've probably protected me and my wife from getting kidney stones. 

What are you doing with the beer when you're done with it??   icon_eek
8500  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Say what you will about FOX News... on: September 26, 2008, 04:59:54 PM
It's been a while since I watched Benson.  Sometimes I get them confused.
8501  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 46 hours since my last cigarette on: September 26, 2008, 03:46:29 PM
Glad to hear you're giving it a go.  I'm glad both my parents finally managed to quit.

Not that I've been through this battle, but I have a manual fixation. Try sunflower seeds to keep your mouth busy and a cup for the shells. 
8502  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [10/11/08] Arizona Welcome Home Party for our Favorite One-Eyed Asian Pirate... on: September 26, 2008, 03:44:57 PM
You ought to keep the XBox hooked to a chat channel like we've been doing in Madden.  I don't know how many people it can support, but something where we can drop in and chat with the guest of honor.
8503  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Kidney Stones, holy crap... on: September 26, 2008, 03:43:39 PM

Those are 5mm.

God, I hope I never have to go through this...
8504  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Cineplexity, Game 2!!! on: September 26, 2008, 03:34:09 PM
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
8505  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Week 4 on: September 26, 2008, 03:21:27 AM
Peter King can SHUT IT!

And SI decided to honor the Eagles cheerleaders this week.

And later down the list are the Buffalo Jills...

8506  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [10/11/08] Arizona Welcome Home Party for our Favorite One-Eyed Asian Pirate... on: September 25, 2008, 10:20:46 PM
As much as I would love to hop a weekender flight out, the budget just won't support it.  icon_frown  Stupid creditors and wanting their money back.

But if there's a repeat performance once they send you back to the World for good, I will do everything in my power to make it to the sequel.
8507  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Week 4 on: September 25, 2008, 10:06:10 PM
For now, I'm fine with straight picks.  It'll give me practice to go lose my money next year.
8508  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Week 4 on: September 25, 2008, 09:40:14 PM
They are here.  Now please try to remember where they are for the next 48 weeks.   icon_biggrin
8509  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Week 4 on: September 25, 2008, 08:23:42 PM
If I can make a good run for the rest of the season, I'll definitely have to look into playing Zaxxon's tourney next year.
8510  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Say what you will about FOX News... on: September 25, 2008, 08:18:02 PM
That's about par for the course for the American public, however.  We're going to express our dislike of the Alaskan mayor by putting a Chilean winery out of business...   
8511  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Jack Thompson = Disbarred on: September 25, 2008, 05:37:37 PM
In response to our request for comment Thompson sent Kotaku a copy of an emergency motion he filed with the court, this despite the ruling which states that only another attorney in good standing with the Florida Bar could file a motion for rehearing on Thompson's behalf.

In the motion Thompson outlines what he hints at as a perversion of justice, one that won't allow him, for instance, to meet with a potential client who he says is an inmate in a state prison.

Thompson also sent over a press release saying that the disbarment is in retaliation for, among other things, Thompson's Tyndale House book Out of Harm's Way which he says blew the whistle on what he describes as the Florida Supreme Court's attack on his activism against the American entertainment industry.

He's going to wind up in jail before this is done (if it's ever done).
8512  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Jack Thompson = Disbarred on: September 25, 2008, 05:23:55 PM
Game Politics is leading the Happy Dance charge.  they're a pretty good read.

Noting that "The Court concludes that the facts, as even more extensively detailed in the referee's report, support the referee's numerous recommendations as to guilt," the justiecs of the Florida Supreme Court affirmed Thompson's offenses as delineated by Judge Tunis:

[Thompson] made false statements of material factto courts and repeatedly violated a court order
[Thompson] communicated the subject of representation directly with clients of opposing counsel
[Thompson] engaged in prohibited ex parte communications
[Thompson] publicized and sent hundreds of pages of vitriolic and disparaging missives, letters, faxes, and press releases, to the affected individuals
[Thompson] targeted an individual who was not involved with respondent in any way, merely due to "the position [the individual] holds in state and national politics;"
[Thompson]falsely, recklessly, and publicly accused a judge as being amenable to the "fixing" of cases
[Thompson] sent courts inappropriate and offensive sexual materials
[Thompson] falsely and publicly accused various attorneys and their clients of engaging in a
conspiracy/enterprise involving "the criminal distribution of sexual materials to minors" and attempted to get prosecuting authorities to charge these attorneys and their clients for racketeering and extortion
[Thompson] harassed the former client of an attorney in an effort to get the client to use its influence to persuade the attorney to withdraw a defamation suit filed by the attorney against respondent
[Thompson] retaliated against attorneys who filed Bar complaints against him for his unethical conduct by asserting to their clients, government officials, politicians, the media, female lawyers in their law firm, employees, personal friends, acquaintances, and their wives, that the attorneys were criminal pornographers who objectify women.

The Court also upheld a fine of $43,675 against Thompson.
8513  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Week 3 on: September 25, 2008, 03:42:51 PM

Quote from: Semaj on September 24, 2008, 10:48:47 PM


Put up or shut up *points to week 4* smile

Done cold in 5 minutes.
8514  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Week 4 on: September 25, 2008, 03:41:24 PM
SF @ NO - SF
GB @ TB - TB
8515  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Drum Shirt on: September 25, 2008, 03:15:02 PM
Make sure you get one of these for when that one's in the wash.

I know it's not a perfect substitution, but most people won't notice or care.
8516  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: When Did Upturned Collars on Polos Come (back?) Into Style? on: September 25, 2008, 03:12:33 PM

Quote from: Scraper on September 25, 2008, 01:35:39 AM

The answer is never. They have never come back into style. It's just a select few douche bags who insist on wearing them up who keep it alive. It's a lot like Mullets. They were never in style, yet you can still see this abortion of a hair cut in the wild from time to time.

I went down to Montgomery, AL on business a few months ago and got to see a mullet in the wild.  I think they're on the protected species list.

Every popped collar I have been exposed to has been very steeped in irony.
8517  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: need medical advice on: September 25, 2008, 03:10:04 PM

Quote from: disarm on September 22, 2008, 11:45:49 PM

Quote from: Isgrimnur on September 20, 2008, 06:05:16 PM

Quote from: disarm on September 20, 2008, 06:14:08 AM

hmm...i am one of the medical people around here, so i guess i'll throw my opinion in the ring...

Do you wear the Decepticon badge around your patients?  'Cause that would certainly give my the idea to ask for a different (whatever medical thing you are).   Tongue

hmm...maybe i should work that into my badge somewhere just to see how many people notice icon_wink
lots of people have stickers or photos of their kids on their ID...adding a little sticker wouldn't be a problem...

for what it's worth, i'm an anesthesiologist...not a surgeon, but i spend my working life watching them work icon_cool

What was the old line?  You charge $1 to turn the gas on and the rest of your fee is to remember to turn it off?   slywink
8518  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Week 4 on: September 25, 2008, 03:04:38 PM

Quote from: SensuousLettuce on September 24, 2008, 09:27:53 PM

Quote from: Isgrimnur on September 24, 2008, 08:22:08 PM

I submit that it's harder being subjected to a Tantalus-like torment on a regular basis than having to perform a self-inflicted Prometheus every year.

Receiver Roscoe Parrish will miss four to six weeks after having surgery to repair ligament damage in his right thumb, leaving the Buffalo Bills without their fastest and one of their most elusive threats.

Has it begun?

Buck up!  That just means that we can get Steve Johnson acclimated that much sooner!  Parrish was providing 20 yards per game.  He's not the lynchpin.
8519  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Week 4 on: September 24, 2008, 08:22:08 PM
I submit that it's harder being subjected to a Tantalus-like torment on a regular basis than having to perform a self-inflicted Prometheus every year.
8520  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Week 3 on: September 24, 2008, 07:32:19 PM
Picked on a Tuesday, went 13-3.   ninja2
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