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41  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: E3 2014 on: June 09, 2014, 08:10:12 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on June 09, 2014, 08:00:56 PM

Quote from: Punisher on June 09, 2014, 07:59:08 PM

Quote from: TiLT on June 09, 2014, 07:53:21 PM

What the hell kinds of robberies are they trying to portray here???
I don't know, isn't it like that in California all the time?

Yes, every time I drive through downtown LA there are explosions and automatic weapons going off everywhere.  Almost more annoying than traffic.  slywink

That's what I figured. Wasn't sure if that was gameplay or if they just stuck a camera out the window..

LAPD getting badass with trip mines !
42  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: E3 2014 on: June 09, 2014, 07:59:08 PM

Quote from: TiLT on June 09, 2014, 07:53:21 PM

What the hell kinds of robberies are they trying to portray here???
I don't know, isn't it like that in California all the time?
43  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: E3 2014 on: June 09, 2014, 07:56:40 PM
Stuck on authenticating for the PC beta signup..
44  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Amazon's new product: Holographic 3D Phone? on: June 09, 2014, 11:44:08 AM

Quote from: Destructor on June 09, 2014, 03:12:19 AM

Quote from: Dante Rising on June 08, 2014, 10:49:27 PM

3D on my Nintendo DS was cool for about 3 days. I haven't used it since. I imagine it would be the same on a phone.

I had it on a phone - after fiddling around with it for a few days, I never used it again (short of a random wow! factor to friends and coworkers).
I suspect this will be the case for it.. plus, it is probably hell on battery life.
45  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Revolution - season 2 is here. on: June 01, 2014, 09:10:59 PM

Quote from: Autistic Angel on June 01, 2014, 06:20:06 PM

The unresolved loose ends mostly concern plot elements you have not yet encountered.  Suffice it to say that a lot of the drama between the main characters and their antagonists is resolved, while the central plot element of the global blackout itself enters into a new phase that would have set up Season 3.

-Autistic Angel
Thanks guys.. between this and what Mystic95Z sent me, I think I may just drop it... Even tough it sounds like the stuff I am invested in gets resolved, I don't want to get invested in a new plot just to be left hanging.
46  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Man applying for work is hard on: June 01, 2014, 02:10:58 AM
Monster and career builder will let you automate the start of the application process for some jobs. Basically, you fill out all the info once and then when you click on apply, it just sends the hiring company the info from the website you entered. It will sometimes not work though and this is due to the hiring companies requirements..
But yeah it is a huge pain and there really should be a way to just have your info entered once. I especially hate the sites that ask you to upload your resume and then proceed to ask you everything that is on your resume.
47  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [E3 2012] Watch Dogs on: May 31, 2014, 07:55:31 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on May 31, 2014, 05:24:29 PM

If you do the mobile invasion thing, please be a gentleman and don't leave as soon as the player starts winning the race. 

I have probably done a dozen of those races and only a couple of them had the mobile person actually stay through the whole race.  It seems once I reach about the halfway point and I'm ahead of the cops (and I'm assuming they are out of action points or something)...oops, disconnected.   icon_evil  finger
no worries there.. I've already had few races that other people won and I don;t know how I could have beat them... They started the first few checkpoint near multiple things I could hack, then checkpoints 5-9 had literally no hackables along the route. tried to get them with my sharpshooter and a couple of cars, but no luck.. frown
48  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [E3 2012] Watch Dogs on: May 31, 2014, 04:43:19 PM
Can people post their uplay usernames so I can add it to my friends list. I started messing with the iPad app last night..
49  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Revolution - season 2 is here. on: May 31, 2014, 04:41:49 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on May 22, 2014, 12:30:49 PM

Punisher - without going into detail, no proper ending. They were clearly setting things up for a third season and had the rug yanked from underneath them.

Can you (or anyone) put in a spoiler for what loose ends were not tied up and your opinion on if they are true cliffhangers that leave too many unanswered questions.
50  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Revolution - season 2 is here. on: May 31, 2014, 04:40:38 PM

Quote from: Mystic95Z on May 31, 2014, 04:51:28 AM

So Punisher, did you delete or watch? IMHO you should still give it a go even though those numb nuts at NBC didn't give it a proper ending. Another good show fucked up by stupid tv execs...
Haven't decided yet.. I cannot stand shows that don't have a proper ending that need one... Do I want to invest in something with no payoff?
That being said, even if I do decide to watch it, it wont be for a while. besides those 32 episodes, I have a bunch of other stuff on my Tivo.
51  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [E3 2012] Watch Dogs on: May 26, 2014, 03:23:56 PM

Quote from: Autistic Angel on May 26, 2014, 11:06:40 AM

Agreed.  As far as I can tell, Uplay still doesn't allow you to archive your downloaded games to an external hard drive the way you can on Steam and Origin.  If I ever want to play Assassin's Creed IV again, I'll need to download all 30+ gigs from scratch.
-Autistic Angel
What if you backed up the folder manually, then started a redownload, stopped it, dragged the backup files over, and did a repair install?
52  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Ok, let me explain how the Internet works... on: May 26, 2014, 03:10:35 PM
Lies! Everyone know you have control over the reset Internet button!
53  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Revolution - season 2 is here. on: May 22, 2014, 12:58:42 AM

Quote from: Mystic95Z on May 21, 2014, 03:02:03 PM

Yeah... IIRC the last episode is tonight  mad

Looking forward to the report. I checked and not counting tonight I have 32 episodes saved on my Tivo.
54  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Godzilla to return to American shores on: May 18, 2014, 05:51:19 PM

Quote from: ericb on May 17, 2014, 10:28:49 PM

Saw it today and it was ok...good but not great.  It would have been much better if they had cut about 30 mins of non-monster parts out in the middle.
This... I'd have to revisit the old ones, but I seem to remember a lot more Godzilla in a Godzilla movie.. My wife even mentioned that there wasn't enough godzilla/monster fights.
Spoiler for Hiden:
(No, 1/2 an hour of showing his back fins while swimming doesn't count.
I could have been happy if they cut the price and showed the last 30 minutes or so..
55  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Revolution - season 2 is here. on: May 14, 2014, 10:34:57 PM

Quote from: Mystic95Z on May 14, 2014, 09:25:50 AM

Not sure yet as there are one or two more episodes left.
Ok. Please post here and let me if if there is a proper ending
56  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Revolution - season 2 is here. on: May 13, 2014, 10:08:56 PM

Quote from: Mystic95Z on May 13, 2014, 09:30:14 PM

And WTF NBC... Revolution has been axed.... I swear they kill the good shows and keep the CRAP ones...
I have this on severe backlog (I think there are 30 episodes on my tivo). Is there a REAL ending or do they end the series on a cliffhanger? If it is real, I'll keep them in Tivo, if they just bail, I'll delete it.
57  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV]Constantine on: May 12, 2014, 10:19:41 PM
That looks interesting! For some reason it gave me a Doctor Who vibe and thought this was a BBC thing...
58  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on: May 12, 2014, 10:13:33 PM

Quote from: hepcat on May 11, 2014, 07:00:11 PM

Kraven the Hunter?  That's just crazy talk.  Ka-Zar, baby...Ka-Zar!

Chloé Wang?  How much you wanna bet she added the diacritical mark without realizing what it's grammatically supposed to represent?

edit:  "wang"  heh heh

Never liked Ka-Zar.. Not a Tarzan fan either, so that is probably why.
59  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on: May 12, 2014, 10:12:51 PM

Quote from: Isgrimnur on May 11, 2014, 12:59:17 AM

I'll just leave this and this here.
That is pretty interesting!
60  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on: May 10, 2014, 11:20:24 PM

Quote from: hepcat on May 09, 2014, 05:25:59 PM

Next up:  The Marvel Comics Comedy Hour, (hosted by DeadPool and Spidey), The Marvel Variety Show (Juggling Juggernaught, Hawkeye's Box Tricks), Dancing with the Marvel Superheroes (Death and DeadPool team-up), Survivor:  Savage Land (hosted by Kraven the Hunter), Two Superheroes and a Baby (IronMan and War Machine bringing up a baby), My Mother the Skrull
Spoiler for Hiden:
(Obviously, Spider-Woman in the lead)
, and LASERHEAD (This one is just silly) (that last one is just something I like to blurt out occasionally).
61  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Godzilla to return to American shores on: April 29, 2014, 11:52:52 PM
I don't get it... where's Matthew Broderick?
62  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Beta access for Splash Damage's Extraction on: April 26, 2014, 06:39:23 PM
Thanks for the invite. I signed up, now just have to find a way to move the games install folder.
63  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC] Space Engineers on: April 14, 2014, 06:37:04 PM

Quote from: Caine on April 14, 2014, 03:46:12 AM

after JZ's write up, I found the lure of the game too much to resist and picked up a copy through the IndieGala store for $15.  glad I did. 
Do you have a link to this? Their search engine isn't very good.
64  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Fast food menu items you miss on: April 14, 2014, 03:44:03 PM

Quote from: heloder on April 10, 2014, 11:23:01 AM

Well I'll be. After a quick Googling I've discovered that they were actual ribs!

Obscenely expensive from what I see, though. You can go to an actual BBQ place and get a half rack for almost the same price.

Yeah, they were VERY good to me, but because of the price I couldn't get them often.. They were good for a quick rib fix.. not having to go out anywhere and being able to get them quick was the hook..
65  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Fast food menu items you miss on: April 09, 2014, 10:49:28 PM

Quote from: EddieA on April 08, 2014, 09:55:49 PM

Several years ago, Burger King had a dollar menu with some unusual items on it, including sourdough burgers and some sort of taco-like thing.  I really liked them both, and then they took them away frown  At least they brought back icees.
I remember the sourdough burgers and I liked them. I REALLY liked the BK ribs they had for a little while. They were pricey, but tasted good.
66  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Captain America: The Winter Soldier confirmed on: April 06, 2014, 07:25:49 PM

Quote from: th'FOOL on April 06, 2014, 01:56:29 AM

Quote from: Punisher on April 06, 2014, 12:54:45 AM

Quote from: disarm on April 05, 2014, 11:09:57 PM

Went to see The Winter Soldier this afternoon on IMAX 3D...awesome movie that is easily one of the top Marvel films so far, right up there with Ironman and The Avengers. I think the coolest thing is that it really raises a lot of questions about what will happen in future Marvel films, and might even have a major impact on the Agents of SHIELD tv show. I love the way that Marvel is tying all their stories together...great stuff!
Spoiler for Hiden:
I think next weeks episode takes place during the end of the movie. This past weeks takes place before the movie, right to the end of the episode which sounded like it takes place at the start of the end of the movie.show spoiler maybe..
Spoiler for Hiden:
I would guess that the clairivoient is the AI from the movie

Spoiler for Hiden:
Really? I was thinking Sitwell or Hand, though Sitwell's death in the film seems to take the oomf out of that particular reveal. I think we're definitely going to see that a previously established character in the show will end up being Hydra, though
Spoiler for Hiden:
The reason I am saying the AI is that it was a big part of project insight which was basically depicting the future of someone through the data of their lives. That's how they decided who to kill in the movie and in the show Skye seems to uncover that the clairvoyant is using SHIELD data to predict their movements..
67  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Need a new router. Help Please on: April 06, 2014, 07:18:37 PM
NetGear, Linksys (Cisco), and Asus and good brands.
Get wireless N. Dual Bands can be useful if you have interference, but then you need a dual band adapter for your device, so, regular N is usually good enough unless you get a REALLY good deal and want to prepare for a possible future upgrade.
Most are easy to install. Sometimes programming them to get the best setup can be a little daunting to someone who hasn't done it before, but basic setup is pretty easy.
68  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Captain America: The Winter Soldier confirmed on: April 06, 2014, 12:54:45 AM

Quote from: disarm on April 05, 2014, 11:09:57 PM

Went to see The Winter Soldier this afternoon on IMAX 3D...awesome movie that is easily one of the top Marvel films so far, right up there with Ironman and The Avengers. I think the coolest thing is that it really raises a lot of questions about what will happen in future Marvel films, and might even have a major impact on the Agents of SHIELD tv show. I love the way that Marvel is tying all their stories together...great stuff!
Spoiler for Hiden:
I think next weeks episode takes place during the end of the movie. This past weeks takes place before the movie, right to the end of the episode which sounded like it takes place at the start of the end of the movie.show spoiler maybe..
Spoiler for Hiden:
I would guess that the clairivoient is the AI from the movie
69  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.
70  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.
71  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")
72  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.
73  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.
74  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!
75  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..
76  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:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/media-player-playerxtreme/id456584471?mt=8

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.
77  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)...
78  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...
79  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.
80  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!
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