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161  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Walking Dead tap dances onto AMC for Season 4 on: April 01, 2014, 10:13:09 PM

Quote from: hepcat on April 01, 2014, 06:08:46 PM

From the constant look of discomfort on Rick's face throughout the episode, I'm guessing he's kiestered one of the rifles....

Thought it was a good episode over all.  I really hope the cannibalism hints are just red herrings though.  They spent an awful lot of time during that episode emphasizing just how far some would go for their loved ones...or to survive.  I'd like to see Terminus revealed as a community like Rick's, but one that was attacked so ruthlessly or so often that they eventually lost their humanity and now they're of the "strike first, ask questions later" kind.  The only thing that wouldn't work in that scenario is the calls for recruits they send out.  Unless they're operating under the belief that they need to exterminate everyone in order to be safe.
I think the "calls for recruits" is more of food delivery/recruit. I would suspect that some people are actually recruited.
162  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Walking Dead tap dances onto AMC for Season 4 on: April 01, 2014, 04:46:19 PM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on March 31, 2014, 09:37:47 PM

Quote from: Punisher on March 31, 2014, 09:33:10 PM

The storm trooper thing was on purpose.. They were herding them to A. ( I kept thinking.. " the bomb has been planted")

I thought that at first, but the path didn't make a lot of sense.
Not sure what you mean? The path was pretty obviously marked with the letter A.. Hence my counter strike reference.
163  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Walking Dead tap dances onto AMC for Season 4 on: March 31, 2014, 09:33:10 PM
The storm trooper thing was on purpose.. They were herding them to A. ( I kept thinking.. " the bomb has been planted")
164  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Walking Dead tap dances onto AMC for Season 4 on: March 25, 2014, 06:41:31 PM

Quote from: Crusis on March 24, 2014, 07:30:05 PM

Quote from: Scraper on March 24, 2014, 05:57:27 PM

Terminous is just wrong. Where are the guards, where are the defenses? They just walked right on in. I'm betting on cannibals with a whole ton of hidden firepower.

That's exactly what I said when the episode ended. Look at all the vegetables and the big grill. Wait - where's the MEAT ... Cannibals.
Even my wife realized this! This was probably the most unrealistic thing I've seen in a while on this show.
165  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Verizon Contract Is Up, Don't Want to Renew Due to Grandfathered Data- Halp! on: March 25, 2014, 06:11:00 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.
This.... I've tried myself. In fact, I have heard of cases where if you buy a full priced 4G phone, they pull you off because the unlimited plan was supposedly 3G only.
166  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: March 25, 2014, 06:08:05 PM

Quote from: Blackjack on March 25, 2014, 03:34:32 PM

So is a Blizzard flunkee more likely to counterfeit my passport or my driver's license? I'm debating which image to send to see if I can finally fix my authenticator situation. Yes I'm paranoid, it's just a question of which would contribute least to my paranoia.  paranoid icon_razz
Use your DL.. Then go out and commit several felonies and run, leaving your license behind ( mess up the pic first). Then when they steal your identity, they go to jail for the felonies and you take theirs!
167  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: X-Men:Days Of Future Past on: March 24, 2014, 05:13:49 PM
Spoiler for Hiden:
I wonder if that is nimrod in there..
168  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: MKV files and Anime on the Ipad on: March 23, 2014, 09:22:32 PM
I've been using PlayerXtreme:

I also purchased all the addons and I especially like the volume boost. It (volume boost) doesn't always work the way I'd like, but in crowded areas, when it works, it works great.
169  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Amazon Prime price hike coming? on: March 15, 2014, 11:37:55 PM
I haven't seen the email for renewal yet, but if it goes to $99 I don't know what I'll do yet. I mostly use my Prime account for the unlimited movies now. I don't really buy much from Amazon anymore (I used to buy a ton of books, but that stopped once I got the kindle)...
170  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/XB1/PS3/PS4/Wii U/PC]Assassin's Creed IV:Black Flag on: March 02, 2014, 03:44:56 PM

Quote from: jztemple2 on March 01, 2014, 10:36:26 PM

Quote from: TiLT on March 01, 2014, 09:17:35 PM

What do you need a manual for? Most games don't have one (a real one) these days anyway.

So sue me, I like to read manuals Roll Eyes. Back in my day, the manuals were HUGE!!! Of course, they were on stone so even a GTAV size manual weighed more than Fred Flintstone's car. And don't get me started on how long it took to load a program from a cassette...
Ahh. Good old load"*",8,1
I am also disappointed in the manuals now adays.. Granted, you probably don't need them as much for most fps or 3rd person games, and there aren't any real simulator games.. although ARMA could use a good manual.. I still have my Falcon 4.0 binder somewhere...
171  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Using "Program Files (x86)" folder on non-OS drive on: March 02, 2014, 03:40:11 PM

Quote from: jztemple2 on March 02, 2014, 01:35:58 AM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on March 02, 2014, 12:28:18 AM

Thanks for posting the link, there's some interesting information there. I'll probably just use the default path from now on, just changing the "C" to a "D" as needed.
This is what I do. Besides the previously mentioned issue where some programs don't like (And I have run into programs that REQUIRE installing it on the C: drive, I like the program files folder to keep things organized.
172  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Uganda president set to sign anti-gay bill into law on: February 24, 2014, 11:02:21 PM

Quote from: hepcat on February 24, 2014, 02:15:08 PM

Speedos and short shorts are the international symbol of homosexuality?  I know monocles are the international symbol for being rich, so it's nice to know I can now tell a gay person by his choice in swim and summer wear.

I think it's specifically lime green speedos.. and I always wear my monocle whenever I go for a loan.. Fools them every time! Never even need a credit check!
173  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Arizona passes controversial anti-gay bill on: February 23, 2014, 07:53:39 PM

Quote from: rshetts2 on February 23, 2014, 04:36:42 PM

In my life and in my businesses, if I don't want to do business or if I don't want to deal with a particular company or person or whatever, I'm not interested. That's America. That's freedom."

Uh no, thats not freedom, thats prejudice. 

Freedom to have prejudice!

Anyway, I don't see how this would be different from the same businesses saying that white/black/asian/etc.. people aren't allowed in due to religion.. which isn't legal... I smell... LAWSUITS!
174  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: February 18, 2014, 12:08:36 AM
For anyone playing on PC I am chpunisher
175  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: These 12 New Headline Trends Will Astound You! on: February 18, 2014, 12:02:03 AM
176  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Norway Attacks on: February 18, 2014, 12:00:50 AM
You know, prison doesn't sound like much of a deterrent if you have access to stuff like video games...
177  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Robocop 2 Location revealed! on: February 17, 2014, 12:25:57 AM
178  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: New Robocop! on: February 16, 2014, 06:11:44 PM
Wife and I saw this last night..
 As a fan of the original, I really liked this overall. I did feel let down a little by the ending. It just didn't fit right to me.

Quote from: Covenant on February 13, 2014, 04:36:15 PM

Nope.  It does change sides once during the movie though with no explanation  icon_lol

Actually, I take that back.  The reason is that people can make a big deal out of shaking it.
I didn't notice a hand switch except for when they first show him to himself.. but that was a mirror...

I liked Sam Jackson, but his character

Spoiler for Hiden:
Michael Keaton's character seemed pretty good for most of it, but he seemed to change too quickly towards the ending..
179  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: February 12, 2014, 01:02:38 AM

Quote from: wonderpug on February 11, 2014, 10:51:50 PM

News from twitter that the beta signups will start at 6pm Pacific tonight, with the signup website to be announced and go online shortly prior.
Looks like it's up. if you know where to look..  ninja

180  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Amazon] The After on: February 09, 2014, 04:09:04 PM
I saw this last night as well... Still kind of confused as to what exactly happened.
Spoiler for Hiden:
There are obviously some kind of power issues but then some electronics work, so not an EMP like event, so why don't the radios work? Also sounds like some kind of time dilation going on as well.

Will probably give it at least 2 more episodes before I decide on staying with it.
181  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: [Price Drop] Assassin's Creed 4 Steam Code - $25 on: February 08, 2014, 10:55:17 PM
pM sent!
182  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: [Price Drop] Assassin's Creed 4 Steam Code - $25 on: February 06, 2014, 12:22:18 AM
I am interested if you can wait until the weekend to work things out. I'm away from home and have to wait for some money coming fri/sat.
183  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PS4/PS3/360/PC]Battlefield 4 on: February 01, 2014, 06:02:47 PM

Quote from: Isgrimnur on February 01, 2014, 01:01:46 AM

Well, I'm on Origin as HadronSmasher.  All you PC folk add me so I can stop playing with randoms.
I'm chpunisher. Just sent out some friend requests to people.
184  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Bitcoin explained on: January 30, 2014, 06:51:26 PM
Let me elaborate... I "think" I understand the concept of the ledger system, but I still don't "get" what a bitcoin is or how it has value. Or the mining stuff I hear about..
Also, I don't see how the security works.. If the universal ledger says we each have 100 bitcoins, at some point I would earn more bitcoins and that would be a single entry until it propagates... Sort of like DNS changes. With DNS changes they start on one server until they spread to the universal DNS "ledger.
185  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: And here the rest of the world laughs at us. (EVE Online) on: January 30, 2014, 05:56:35 PM

Quote from: naednek on January 29, 2014, 12:06:48 AM

And here the rest of the world laughs at us.

Really?  1: This is news?  2: People spend all that real money for this?  Wow 
I am curious as to who you mean by "us"..
186  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Bitcoin explained on: January 30, 2014, 05:48:40 PM
I still don't get it... icon_confused
187  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 2014 Winter TV Season on: January 29, 2014, 09:21:42 PM

Quote from: rittchard on January 29, 2014, 06:25:44 PM

Quote from: rittchard on December 30, 2013, 09:40:19 PM

Banshee, Bates Motel, The Americans, Cougar Town, The Following - looking forward to all of these!

Intelligence - it's Sawyer with a Chuck implant!

Helix - Ron Moore's new show, viruses, black goop, gonna give it a chance

So far Cougar Town, Banshee and The Following are back and have not disappointed. 

I was surprised by how much I like Intelligence, I had originally decided to pass.  It's nothing too far off a conventional procedural blended with Chuck, but thus far I like how they've used the chip, particularly the 3D rendering sequences.  Also it doesn't hurt that in the short amount of episodes they've already had two guest stars from Lost which of course appeals to my pathetic nostalgic sensibilities.

Helix has also been great.  Even though I'm not particularly fond of anyone in the cast (Rocketman is looking terribly old and wrinkly) and some of the "surprises" have been pretty obvious, the creepy/gory intensity has kept me looking forward to each upcoming episode.  Definitely looking forward to future episodes when 7 of 9 joins the cast.  I really have no idea how they are going to keep the show moving forward when they keep infecting and killing off characters, but I'm excited to see where it goes.
Just saw the 1st and 2nd show of Helix last night and.... I'm not sure yet... I had recorded the limited commercial version of the two episodes (recorded back to back and total of 1.5 hours with the few commercials they had..(WOW 1/2 an hour of commercial for 2 hours of show... never realized that)).. Anyway, with that viewing, I had to force myself to watch the last 1/2 hour... Usually if I am into a show, I have to force myself to stop so I can get some sleep.. I have 2 more episodes recorded, so I will watch them, but if the bug doesn't catch me  paranoid I'll be out...
188  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PS4/PS3/360/PC]Battlefield 4 on: January 29, 2014, 09:16:08 PM

Quote from: Teggy on January 29, 2014, 05:17:38 PM

Well who is playing on XBONE or PC?
189  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Ghost Recon Online (F2P, 3rd person shooter) on: January 28, 2014, 11:35:34 PM
So far, i'm not doing too bad.. Definitely win some/lose some.. Got killed a bunch of times by a couple of golden guns, but it could have been skill....
190  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Ghost Recon Online (F2P, 3rd person shooter) on: January 28, 2014, 09:49:45 PM
Just started playing this and having fun so far.. anyone still playing? did anyone make a GT clan?
191  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: January 27, 2014, 10:56:29 PM
Poor Deer...  icon_frown
192  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [BBC]Sherlock on: January 27, 2014, 04:48:38 AM

Quote from: Soulchilde on January 21, 2014, 12:40:38 PM

Well, I enjoyed episode 1 of this new season and I agree with Bullwinkle on his theory for this season arch.   
OMG EP 1 was horrible...
Spoiler for Hiden:
Everyone knows that when disabling a bomb, the counter must reach 1. OK, sometimes 2-4, but still....
193  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Might & Magic X being teased on: January 25, 2014, 10:00:25 AM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on January 24, 2014, 08:51:27 PM

Quote from: Knightshade Dragon on January 24, 2014, 08:27:23 PM

Gah, I just got some codes to do a giveaway, and so many of you already bought it!   I'm going to try to spin up the giveaway asap.  smile

Um, I didn't buy it yet (hint, hint).
194  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: New Robocop! on: January 24, 2014, 12:39:12 AM
I don't know. I think I like the other more...
195  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Guardians of the Galaxy on: January 24, 2014, 12:36:31 AM

Quote from: Harkonis on January 23, 2014, 06:38:45 PM

probably bristling with weapons that we can't see yet
I don't know.. Is that a wand on his belt? Voldermort returns!
196  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Court affirms Mass. murderer's right to get sex change in prison on: January 24, 2014, 12:34:01 AM

Quote from: Teggy on January 23, 2014, 10:40:03 PM

And by the way the issue is not that the person is allowed to have the operation, it's that the state has to pay for it. A person outside of jail has to foot their own bill.
This! I think this wouldn't even be much of an issue if he was paying for it himself... This person is 64 years old.. Why wasn't it a medical issue before now? Maybe he feels uncomfortable in his body, but tough.. Prison isn't built for comfort...
197  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So, what really happened? on: January 23, 2014, 12:13:54 AM

Quote from: Razgon on January 22, 2014, 09:49:43 PM

Quote from: rittchard on January 22, 2014, 09:04:29 PM

All of your weird inside jokes are confusing my feeble brain.  saywhat

Did something really happen with CeeKay? 

In another thread someone said they'd talked with him via facebook and he was fine, but just taking a break from GT it seems.
This must be the longest bot reboot in history...
198  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Alien: Isolation announced - kinda looks good? on: January 22, 2014, 08:51:44 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on January 22, 2014, 06:54:18 PM

Quote from: Punisher on January 22, 2014, 06:42:56 PM

Quote from: TiLT on January 22, 2014, 05:42:32 AM

Quote from: Punisher on January 22, 2014, 03:41:49 AM

Well I guess you can't die in the game then..

Considering how trustworthy Weyland-Yutani is, we can't really know if they were telling the truth to Ripley.
What do you mean? Burke seemed very trustworthy!

Not to contain them only to destroy, you have my word!
Technically they were destroyed! See.. Listen to Burke!
199  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Star Citizen, space combat simulation game (Chris Roberts' latest) on: January 22, 2014, 06:49:23 PM

Quote from: TK-421 on January 21, 2014, 10:03:07 PM

Organizations module dropped today.

Is there any interest in forming a GT/OO based organization?
Not sure how often I'll play, but I'm interested.. as I'm sure other people will be.
200  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So, what really happened? on: January 22, 2014, 06:47:20 PM

Quote from: Scraper on January 22, 2014, 03:51:22 PM

Skynet attacked and then deleted Ceekay out of fear and jealousy.
Not possible. Ceekay becomes Skynet!
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