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161  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Do you like bananas? (NSFK) on: July 17, 2015, 09:48:24 PM

Quote from: Lordnine on July 17, 2015, 08:26:16 PM

Why would you let it finish?  That banana would go either straight into fire or out the front door!
That is a Renderostda ThreeDeeiorum and they are impervious to fire.
162  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4/XB1/PC] Batman: Arkham Knight (Rocksteady Returns) on: July 17, 2015, 09:41:54 PM
While I haven't had any major issues with the game myself (Some minor slow downs at some points, but nothing I can't deal with), I am thinking about refunding my season pass. Mostly because of 2 reasons.
1) I don't know if the 6 months starts now since it gives you the costumes now. 6 months from now the new DLC may just be starting. They already postponed BatGirl DLC for the PC.
2) Even if it doesn't start now, who knows what will happen or even when the game will be released.

I am liking the game though. I am at 90% completion and only have the Riddler stuff left. This may be my first 100% completion game even!
163  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4/XB1/PC] Batman: Arkham Knight (Rocksteady Returns) on: July 03, 2015, 07:55:53 PM

Quote from: whiteboyskim on July 03, 2015, 07:45:00 PM

Yup, that worked. I'm apparently with stupid.

I'm at around 43% now and opened up the third island. I pegged who I figured the Arkham Knight was right from the start, but it wouldn't make sense in this universe because they never mentioned the original character. Uh, yeah that changed in a big way just now. I don't know who all has completed the main storyline yet, but this is was my original prediction and who I think it still is:

Spoiler for Hiden:
Jason Todd
I think I'm a little behind you in completion, but that was my first thought as well, but I have been having doubts, because as you mentioned, the person hasn't been part of the series, so I am hoping the person isn't just crammed into the story line.
164  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Movie trailer catch all on: June 29, 2015, 06:00:23 PM

Quote from: farley2k on June 25, 2015, 08:18:29 PM

Big Game 

How does stuff like this get green lit?  It just seems so silly.
Sam L. Jackson that's how...
165  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Gay Marriage is now totally a thing. on: June 29, 2015, 05:01:46 PM

Quote from: rittchard on June 26, 2015, 08:25:27 PM

Quote from: Caine on June 26, 2015, 03:14:23 PM

I expect certain people to be very upset about this.

I was super upset because now I have no excuse to avoid getting married!   crybaby

This is exactly why many in the gay and lesbian community should have been against it..
"Of course I love you and want to get married, but alas, it is not legal, so we can't.. What can you do?"

166  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Game of Thrones - Season 4 is coming (please mark spoilers) on: June 16, 2015, 03:48:17 PM
I believe I read somewhere that Miracle Max shows up in Season 6 Episode 1.
167  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Call of Duty on: June 05, 2015, 01:29:00 PM
If you are going to play Witcher 3 and like that type of game, it could probably fill your 5 days by itself.
168  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Movie trailer catch all on: June 01, 2015, 02:29:44 PM
I saw this movie a while back through one of those preview things. Was a pretty decent popcorn action flick..
169  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Movie trailer catch all on: May 18, 2015, 05:41:10 PM

Quote from: WorkingMike on May 16, 2015, 05:38:58 AM

Totally fake looking.. airplanes don't have radar like that.
170  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Digital vs. Physical Comics on: May 06, 2015, 04:08:50 PM
I used to have a huge comic book collection, but lost most of them in Hurricane Floyd years ago. I think I'm down to about 10-15 boxes now.
After that I mostly stopped collecting/reading...
About a year or so ago, I started reading again. I got a free subscription to Marvel at NY Comic Con, then I have been keeping it up. I also use comixology for walking dead and DC's Injustice series.
Overall for reading purposes, both work well.
171  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: May 04, 2015, 06:54:22 AM
Awesome Story:
172  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: April 29, 2015, 03:13:50 PM
173  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: April 28, 2015, 12:42:20 PM

Quote from: USMC Kato on April 24, 2015, 03:31:03 PM

Quote from: Mystic95Z on April 24, 2015, 11:15:47 AM

I think Kato would totally agree with this one.

Why You Should ALWAYS Kill Spiders With Fire  

Sweet Jesus. I would have upgraded to a makeshift flamethrower I kid you not

Edit: is this Australia again?
Just think about this comment in there:
You think this is bad? have you ever pulled your foreskin back to find hundreds of baby spiders crawling out?
174  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Arrow on: April 23, 2015, 08:47:35 PM

Quote from: rittchard on April 23, 2015, 06:40:10 PM

The whole League of Assassins plotline seems off to me.  Earlier they made it sound like once he took over he could do whatever he wanted with it.  So why not just take it over and have them all stop killing people, or all kill each other or whatever lol.  Now they seem to have flipped and want it to be much more negative. 

I think Ras implied that so Oliver would bite, but Oliver has been skeptical of that and has said multiple times "they are called the league of assassins for a reason"
175  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Star Wars Episode VII Director Revealed on: April 17, 2015, 01:05:48 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on April 17, 2015, 02:53:49 AM

Quote from: Jimmy the Fish on April 17, 2015, 12:50:51 AM

Quote from: Gratch on April 16, 2015, 09:19:40 PM

Quote from: Jimmy the Fish on April 16, 2015, 06:18:37 PM

My brain just exploded. So IN it's not even funny.

Pretty much this.  Absolutely epic.

The other thing that blew my mind was during the Episode 7 panel live broadcast, they brought out the fully functioning remote controlled BB-8 ball droid on the stage, proving that it was not a CGI creation but a working mechanical prop. I'm sure it works based on some complex magnetic system but it was a magical moment when it rolled out. I'm as jaded as any movie fan nowadays and that was an "oh wow" moment for me. JJ Abrams discussed the fact that they wanted to shoot as much of the movie as they could using practical sets and props. Sure the movie will have a ton of CG effects, but to Abrams, a lot of the magic of the original trilogy is that you felt like you were there because the world and the vehicles felt so real. Something the prequel trilogy really lacked in it's overuse of blue screen and CG everything. That aspect alone has me so excited and I have all the faith in the world that episode 7 is in very good hands.

Between Marvel and Lucasfilm, the Disney corporation has pretty much become the overlords of all of nerd-dom, and I don't even mind one bit!  icon_smile

Here's the BB-8 video.  So cool.
This was a definate highlight for me.. I had heard that it was a practical effect, but really thought that was a rumor... it almost seems like magic..
176  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron on: April 14, 2015, 05:08:18 PM

Quote from: farley2k on April 14, 2015, 01:22:44 PM

First clip that has disappointed me

Spoiler for Hiden:
I hated the way they animated Ultron's mouth.  I know it is really hard do make a robotic mouth move to match the words but they should just not try and have it be fixed like the comics and then James Spader's voice over.
I agree with your spoiler. seems odd looking for some reason..
177  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: 13" or 14" Gaming Laptop Recommendations on: April 14, 2015, 05:01:55 PM

Quote from: Destructor on April 13, 2015, 11:36:56 PM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on April 13, 2015, 11:17:42 PM

I did not get the extended warranty. That always seems like a sucker's bet. What are people's experiences there?

Put money away to cover repair/replacement and you'll be far better off, IMHO.

It also makes you be a lot more careful with it and such, too.
I generally get the accidental coverage, because I have had accidents in the past.
178  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Terminator: Genesis + a TV series? on: April 13, 2015, 06:12:00 PM
Definite spoiler warning...
179  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] The Walking Dead Season 5 on: March 30, 2015, 04:27:06 PM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on March 30, 2015, 03:43:24 PM

Quote from: naednek on March 30, 2015, 02:23:36 PM

Speaking of wolves...

So next season is going to parallel the 3 little pigs and wolf nursery rhyme.

Awesome, now my 5 year old and I can watch together!

Ha!  That never occurred to me.  That's good.

Can someone tell me if the the Wolves were in the comics?

I don't recall them there, but Noah/whole hospital thing wasn't there either. The wolves could be a combination of a couple of things from the comic though.
180  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Super Troopers 2 - IndieGoGo campaign on: March 25, 2015, 02:57:04 AM
From Reddit:

I love Super Troopers, Beefest, Slammin' Salmon, but nowhere near as much as my friend Rick. Super Troopers is literally his favorite movie of all time. Whenever we buy gifts for him, we buy Super Troopers stuff, and he quotes the movie on an almost daily basis. He can't ask you anything because he's in Boston right now getting bone marrow treatment for Lymphoma, his third time having the cancer. He actually checked into the hospital today and will be in there for three weeks. I know the biggest surprise in the world to him would be a video message from you guys wishing him luck. Is there a way to do that?
[]SteveLemmeSTEVE LEMME 3176 points 8 hours agox2
Here you go. We wish him the best.

Really cool of them!
181  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Re: Re: [TV] The Walking Dead Season 5 on: March 25, 2015, 02:39:11 AM

Quote from: disarm on March 24, 2015, 09:25:56 PM

Quote from: Roman on March 24, 2015, 09:21:00 PM

was the sneak peek into next week's episode during the Talking Dead the one with Maggie on the front porch of Deana's home?

I obviously missed it live (watched on YouTube)  but things I've read online are like: "wow! Shit getting real next week!" etc etc.

The Talking Dead peek involved Carol
Sweet, Gentle, Carol.. Mother to everyone.
182  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (3/24) on: March 23, 2015, 07:01:43 PM
Did anyone who backed it get your keys yet?
183  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: March 23, 2015, 05:33:30 PM
184  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/PS4/XB1]Rainbow 6: Siege on: March 23, 2015, 12:11:01 AM
185  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: March 21, 2015, 08:42:17 PM
NSFW. Not safe for stomach either....
186  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / So, who has to go to the bathroom? on: March 21, 2015, 04:46:58 PM
187  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Elder Scrolls Online on: March 20, 2015, 01:29:35 PM

Quote from: ericb on March 18, 2015, 12:49:42 AM

Quote from: Soulchilde on January 21, 2015, 04:43:39 PM

TES Online going subscription free on 3/17, but you still will need to buy the base game and PS4/XB1 versions launching in June.   So glad I missed the hype on this one.  I might pick this up in June to play if they don't have micro-transaction
You can get the imperial version for PC for around $25 on eBay right now.

Where are you seeing this? I am seeing them everywhere for at least $100.
188  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Zombie FPS Co-op games on: March 15, 2015, 07:09:54 AM
So... Infestation, DayZ (the new one) and H1Z1...

Who plays what?
Which seems to have the best co-op people?
Can you actually build a safe zone?

I may want to get into one of these, but would prefer not to be in game for 5 minutes and getting killed.
189  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Does ice cream that is partially melted on: March 15, 2015, 06:52:26 AM

Quote from: Autistic Angel on March 15, 2015, 01:46:35 AM

Not usually.  Condensation from the air causes the melted surface to refreeze as ice crystals, giving it a watered down and often "freezer-burned" taste.
-Autistic Angel
This is true, but many times if you scrape the top layer off, it is still good.
190  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/PS4/XB1]Rainbow 6: Siege on: March 13, 2015, 07:55:06 PM

Quote from: Soulchilde on March 12, 2015, 08:16:09 PM

Closed Alpha Signup PC only North America and Europe elig
Thanks! Just signed up!
191  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC]Cities: Skylines on: March 10, 2015, 11:14:22 AM
I wonder what the holdup in the release is. Other games have no problem unlocking at midnight from Steam, but they are saying that Steam is the reason for the delay. I think it is unlocking at 2:00PM EST.
192  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Thumb sucking on: March 06, 2015, 08:59:13 PM

Quote from: naednek on March 06, 2015, 05:21:58 PM

Quote from: Harpua3 on March 06, 2015, 11:23:59 AM

Thanks for prefacing this post by saying, "no, it's not me"...

Hey, I know this forum well. 

Well we tried the natural fingernail polish that had cayenne pepper and citris extract.  He didn't flinch.  Moved on to a nail polish that is used for nail biting and sucking, but it was chemically based.  He could care less, sucked away.

So, we'll just have to wait it out.  Gonna try the reward stuff.  We did that recently for staying in his bed all night and that worked.  Now it's time to try it with thumb sucking.
Cut open a ghost pepper and rub it on his fingers...
193  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Break Out Your Ruler: Definitive Penis Length Study Concluded on: March 03, 2015, 07:21:02 PM
What if you're not mean?
194  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] The Walking Dead Season 5 on: March 02, 2015, 09:34:30 PM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on March 02, 2015, 05:00:29 PM

But I like the yummy artist mom (same actress played the even yummier version of the maid in the first season of American Horror Story), and I still really like Aaron (his bit about not having phones was, again, endearing), and I love the set up of this story arc.

I was watching this unfold and thinking, "Well, this just looks perfect, so what's going to go wrong?  What the hell is wrong?"  and then it hit me pretty early in: They're what's wrong.  Rick and Co. are going to fuck this up so bad, and it really fits this world perfectly.  Plus the debate about society and where it ends and whether it's good and how much of it is a pure construct/fabrication...  This kind of highlighted illustration is what good sci fi/fantasy/horror should be doing.

Carol, in particular, scared the hell out of me in her taped interview.  Saying she missed her abusive awful husband every day and adding the junior league bit.  She'd gone Stepford Carol.  A little part of me wondered if she hadn't just cracked.  But of course she was just playing the part to get inside there.  But then Carol has cracked, clearly.  She has gone into the deep end more than a lot of folks in the group.  She's hardened too much.  She's going to be the issue even more than Rick, I think.  Keep your eye on her.

Rick has Carl (and the increasingly goofy-looking Ass-Kicker), and we've seen him get pulled back from the brink because of that before.  I think it'll happen again, but in a different way this time.  It's not going to be as simple as Rick sees Carl has lost his place in the world and realizes he's done the same, so he pulls himself back to society.

Because the group is done with society by this point. This town may seem wonderful, but it's still self-contained.  They are holding onto the way it was, but since they're not part of something larger, there's no real point.  It's empty.

Glenn is the only one who gets it.  I can't remember the line he said, but he had one comment about the town, and why it was important to not let go entirely, and it was dead on.  I think he may finally be the full leader of the group after this.  Or we'll lose him entirely, and it'll be the most tragic to date. 

And then watch out for Maggie.

MAJOR COMIC SPOILER!!!!! (Possible future show spoiler)
Spoiler for Hiden:
In the comic, Glenn does get killed a little while after they get to this town. In a very gruesome way too. I suspect they may skip that for the show..
195  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: What the Hell Color is This Dress? on: March 02, 2015, 09:04:43 PM
Color me confused. I saw a quick clip about this on the news the other day, but didn't get the whole story. The one I saw on the news looked white and gold. Since I didn't know the whole story, I thought the argument was about whether to cal it a white dress or a gold dress..

The picture in this thread is obviously blue/black to me...

and the Vine link looks fake.
196  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Agency in your Dreams? on: February 24, 2015, 05:48:30 PM
I can do lucid dreaming from time to time... sometimes full blown control, sometimes partial control. most times, once I start to get control I wake up.
197  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Interrogation or helpful? (GameStop) on: February 22, 2015, 08:12:37 PM

Quote from: WorkingMike on February 21, 2015, 02:11:23 PM

I generally tell them "my answer to every question you will ask is No" and then stare at them while they stumble through the spiel.
Would you want to walk out of here without a warranty?
198  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Help/Advice for amateur fighting on: February 09, 2015, 04:48:18 PM

Quote from: ATB on February 05, 2015, 05:37:38 PM

Awesome vids, Kato.

I don't know. I don't see any bamboo stalks or coconuts anywhere..
199  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Help/Advice for amateur fighting on: February 09, 2015, 04:44:40 PM

Quote from: USMC Kato on February 05, 2015, 05:57:43 PM

I'll give it a try. But must avoid eye contact.

200  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [teaser trailer] Fantastic 4 on: January 27, 2015, 06:27:04 PM
and ditto.
felt very meh to me...
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