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2521  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Was I a jerk? on: April 05, 2008, 12:27:29 PM

Quote from: ATB on April 05, 2008, 12:23:46 PM

Meh. Not a jerk. If we showed that much care about our fellow man all the time, the world would be a better place.

You are right, nothing screws up the world quite like college kids drinking. If we could stop that, the world would be a better place.
2522  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Was I a jerk? on: April 05, 2008, 11:55:19 AM

Quote from: Thin_J on April 05, 2008, 10:35:38 AM

The business in question was plainly breaking a very solid law set in place to prevent the kinds of things I was talking about, whether this situation would have ended that way or not.

So then, do you call the cops every time you see a lone person drink 3 drinks at the bar and then drive home? If you walk into an apartment building and smell pot outside of someones door do you call the cops? If you see someone speeding do you call the cops? Etc. I see people plainly break very solid laws daily, some of them potentially dangerous to you and your family and I don't do anything about it. In this case, Papasmurf did not call the cops because he was worried about them drinking and driving, he called the cops because some underage (I am guessing college age kids since he knows them) were having some fun at a bar. No one was hurt, and there was no implication in the original post that this was the case.

And I also disagree, as a HS aged drinker, we were far more likely to drink somewhere where there would be no driving as compared to an adult. We were much more careful about getting caught.
2523  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Forum Recovery on: April 05, 2008, 08:33:28 AM
Well I guess this means you can stop spamming. Tongue
2524  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Was I a jerk? on: April 05, 2008, 08:23:54 AM

Quote from: Thin_J on April 05, 2008, 08:06:30 AM

I work with two guys who lost family members to seperate car accidents. One lost his son about a year ago and the other lost his nephew just a week and a half ago. In both cases the other drivers were underage and drunk.

You did the right thing.

So a drunk driving 20 year old is different than a drunk driving 21 year old? He also didn't discuss whether these people were driving, so your statement is irrelevant. If they were driving then yes he should have called the cops on a drunk driver regardless of age. But then again I can point you to any bar in the country and you will see someone tipsy drive away.
2525  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Was I a jerk? on: April 05, 2008, 08:21:57 AM
I didn't take a potshot, it wasn't a question, it was a statement. For you to do that, I made a correct assumption that you didn't drink when underage.

How old were these people? 15 or 19? I could understand if you called the cops on a 15 year old to possible help the kid. I don't see the difference between a 19 year old and a 21 year old drinking, but then we could discuss the morality of drinking laws all day. I will say, if underage drinking is such a threat where you live why is it ok at home but not in public? What is the difference?

In my opinion, since you don't work for the place and didn't have anything to do with it besides your moral superiority (that is a potshot), the adult thing to do would have been to go to the underage drinkers in question, since you know them well enough to know their ages and kindly say "Hey guys, you know you shouldn't be in here, get out of here".
2526  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Was I a jerk? on: April 05, 2008, 07:01:11 AM
It was of none of your business and I don't see why you care. Under age people drink all the time, but I am guessing you never did.
2527  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Some Keeley Hazel under-boobage NSFW on: April 05, 2008, 04:27:49 AM
Sorry Warning (and GT), didn't really think about it. Won't happen again.
2528  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Some Keeley Hazel under-boobage NSFW on: April 05, 2008, 01:29:16 AM

Quote from: Purge on April 05, 2008, 12:22:50 AM


[Totally annoying porn link with multiple popups FTL]
2529  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: A look at the Monster Hunter G2 Special Edition on: April 03, 2008, 05:02:53 AM
Whats the difference from Monster Hunter Freedom? Just a couple of extra monsters to catch?
2530  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection for Wii on: April 02, 2008, 07:53:32 PM
Amazon sent me an email, they are shipping it today.
2531  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Myth Busted: S&G Met an Asteroid on: April 02, 2008, 02:55:45 PM
I don't think there is any doubt that S&G existed from my very limited knowledge. IIRC there are 5 sites which could be it, they just don't have enough enough evidence to narrow it down. There is an excellent episode of Digging for the Truth on the subject ($1.99 on iTunes).
2532  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: What's the stance on "Rickrolling"? on: April 02, 2008, 01:25:47 AM

Quote from: naednek on April 02, 2008, 12:56:40 AM

Didn't know there was a stance on Rickrolling.  My stance is, it's not funny. Tongue

Well it was pretty funny with how Youtube did it today (every video on the front page linked to it).
2533  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Bethesda sucks and they and anyone who likes them are going to hell (Fallout on: April 01, 2008, 09:49:23 PM

Quote from: IkeVandergraaf on April 01, 2008, 09:32:54 PM

I just don't understand why we needed another FO3 thread.  Don't we already have a bunch of them.  This one does not appear to offer any new information, other than the obvious unbreakable-baiting.

Agreed, ban both of them. slywink
2534  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Anyone else having trouble with Penny-Arcade? on: April 01, 2008, 03:39:39 PM
It cleared up for me without doing anything.
2535  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PS3: Get a 60/80GB now or wait for the MGS version? on: April 01, 2008, 03:29:24 PM
I thought the MGS version was going to be improved hardware? I read that somewhere around here I thought. No? I was waiting for it.
2536  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection for Wii on: April 01, 2008, 03:24:56 PM
Never even heard of the game. Target didn't have it online, but Amazon does. 2-4 weeks to ship though. I ordered.
2537  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Strange Wal-Mart God of War PSP on: March 30, 2008, 06:20:23 PM
Sony must have gave them permission to do it, if not made them themselves.
2538  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Movie: Stop-Loss on: March 30, 2008, 05:42:10 PM
I am in the military. We all know about stop loss. People who bitch about things they should have known about get no sympathy at all. I would think you would be hard pressed to find anyone in the military who had much sympathy for a kid like the movie depicts, especially from an NCO.
2539  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Movie: Stop-Loss on: March 30, 2008, 08:12:59 AM

Quote from: papasmurff on March 30, 2008, 05:24:36 AM

I mean, that shit really happens and I think they handled the movie with real class.

And any idiot who didn't read his contract deserves what he got. You sign up for eight years (regardless of your active duty time), they make it pretty damn clear when you enlist.
2540  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Someone passed away today and I can't handle it on: March 30, 2008, 08:06:05 AM
Don't think of it that way Jeff. She was in her late 70's, she had a long life and it was her time to go. Don't be sad about it.
2541  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: The Condemned 2 review on: March 30, 2008, 08:03:58 AM

Quote from: th'FOOL on March 30, 2008, 03:21:45 AM

pish posh.  Real words I have no problem with- never, ever had to study for a spelling test.  Doubt you'll find Visine on a spelling bee....

When was the last time you had a spelling test? I am not sure if not having to study for a spelling test in 3rd grade means much 30 years later. smile
2542  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: The Condemned 2 review on: March 29, 2008, 10:20:28 PM
LOL, I was thinking how I can't wait for a new review to be posted because I pretty much hate the review pic.
2543  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: How scratch-resistant is the DS Lite screen? on: March 28, 2008, 09:57:25 PM
Mine doesn't have any scratches at all, I don't get carried away on it though. Unlike the PSP that scratches if you just look at it wrong.
2544  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: THE most important sequel of 2008 has been announced! on: March 28, 2008, 06:33:46 AM
Micheal Bolton (Office Space) would fucking love this game. I bet all white wannabe gangstas would.
2545  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: An odd Amazon recommendation on: March 28, 2008, 05:56:40 AM
I got an Amazon today for some Sci-fi book (I don't read sci-fi and never bought that type of book from them). Why did they recommend it? Because I bought a mortar and pestle from them. I can't figure out the connection.
2546  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Miley Cyrus - See You Again on: March 27, 2008, 09:05:27 AM
You couldn't even take out the "edit" after you cross posted from OO?
2547  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Online classes SUCK on: March 26, 2008, 04:36:55 AM
Your post makes it sound like you took online classes because you expected them to be easier and now you are pissed off because they aren't.
2548  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Crisis Core: FF7 on: March 25, 2008, 03:24:04 AM
Anyone who gets it, can you let me know how actiony it is? I hate the arcade/action stuff of later FF, and will be avoiding this if it's too bad.
2549  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: March 25, 2008, 03:22:17 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on March 25, 2008, 12:31:51 AM

pan up!!!! PAN UP!!!!

Screw that, that tattoo already means she is not only brain dead, but hideously ugly.
2550  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: WHere's Denzel When You Need Him? on: March 24, 2008, 08:02:21 PM

Quote from: denoginizer on March 24, 2008, 07:54:53 PM

What the hell was Sinbad doing there?

He was still a symbol of US dominance and good will in 1996.
2551  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Anyone using a Safety, Straight, or Electric razor? on: March 24, 2008, 07:02:24 PM
Hell if I know DamageInc, just an idea. Just seems strange that you get cut up, thought maybe you pressed too hard, went against the grain at an odd angle or something. Been shaving myself for 18 years or so and can't think of the last time I cut myself even when using a disposable.
2552  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Anyone using a Safety, Straight, or Electric razor? on: March 24, 2008, 05:18:25 AM

Quote from: DamageInc on March 23, 2008, 06:53:15 PM

I may try the safety razor. I simply have no choice to switch out the blade that often. I have been doing it since I started shaving over 25 years ago. When I shaved every day a blade would last a week, switching to every other day is easier on my skin but the blade still lasts just a week. I know it sound like the I am being frivolous, but I simply just can't use a blade beyond that amount of time without ripping my face apart and having ingrown hairs all over the place.

Maybe it's the way you shave? I shave 5 days a week and probably go around 2 months on a blade. Even then I don't cut myself.
2553  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: March 22, 2008, 08:00:16 AM
Just because you find a guy taking a shit a turn on doesn't need the rest of us need to see it.
2554  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Obama's Race Speech on: March 22, 2008, 04:47:56 AM

Quote from: CSL on March 22, 2008, 04:30:29 AM

Fox News has been the no. 1 news agency going after this and i'm certain they'd skew the story no matter if the paster was black, white, asian, or latino.

Chris Wallace criticizes Fox & Friends for "two hours of Obama bashing" in which hosts "distort what Obama had to say"

Not a huge Wallace fan, but this was pretty good. He came on to promote his Sunday Fox News show during "Fox and Friends". It was supposed to be a nice little banter piece but instead Wallace came down on them and accused them of cutting the Obama quote after "typical white person" and not including the rest of the quote. F&F guys were speechless and looked to be pretty pissed. I guess afterwards one of them even walked off set he was so mad.

Edit: I am mistaken on that last sentence, Brian Kilmeade walked off the set because he was upset the other 2 wouldn't quit the Obama bashing not because he was upset with Wallace.
2555  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Expelled on: March 21, 2008, 07:24:48 PM

Quote from: SkyLander on March 21, 2008, 07:19:37 PM

Quote from: Lee on March 21, 2008, 06:38:28 PM

Surprisingly it sounds like the movie sucks.

How is that surprising.

It was sarcasm, I thought with my record around here that no smilies were needed. smile
2556  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PSP on: March 21, 2008, 07:04:04 PM
And I am willing to bet that the controls suck so bad for it that you won't want to play Doom on the couch or toilet or doctor's office.

Anyway, weren't you saying you don't want FPS on it?
2557  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Expelled on: March 21, 2008, 06:38:28 PM
Thanks to Mr Fed at OO for an update.

It appears the movies producer had a biologist featured in the movie kicked out of a pre-screening. They didn't realize that said biologist was with Richard Dawkins and let him in.

PZ Myers blog about it. His blog has various other links in about the event and the movie. Surprisingly it sounds like the movie sucks.
2558  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PSP on: March 21, 2008, 05:16:26 AM

Quote from: Destructor on March 21, 2008, 02:46:41 AM

Quote from: Daehawk on March 21, 2008, 01:10:40 AM

You have to own the .WAD file so I dont see it as piracy. I have both DOOm(somewhere) And DOOM II(again somewhere). But Im not sure I can use it without a homebrew operating system. If thats the case Ill skip it for now.

You definitely can't do it without homebrew. This is why all of us homebrew people tell everybody else to get it. biggrin

Wouldn't it be easier to just load it on the PC and play it with a mouse if for some strange reason I actually wanted to play the game again? Tongue
2559  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PSP..what do you use for wireless net / mp? on: March 21, 2008, 02:30:23 AM
Go with the G (cheaper one). The other just seems to have more options for advanced stuff you would never use. I have the G and it works great and does everything you could want it to, meaning it will work with your PSP.
2560  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: MS Office or on: March 21, 2008, 01:24:03 AM

Quote from: corruptrelic on March 21, 2008, 12:55:25 AM

Casual user as well, so OpenOffice works fine for me.. I can't imagine paying $100+ just to be able to write a word document!

What are you talking about? I get Office for $25 through work.
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