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81  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!
82  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

Quote
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!
83  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
84  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: These 12 New Headline Trends Will Astound You! on: February 18, 2014, 12:02:03 AM
 icon_confused
85  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...
86  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Robocop 2 Location revealed! on: February 17, 2014, 12:25:57 AM
87  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

[edit]
Actually, I take that back.  The reason is that people can make a big deal out of shaking it.
[/edit]
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 looked..off....

Spoiler for Hiden:
Michael Keaton's character seemed pretty good for most of it, but he seemed to change too quickly towards the ending..
88  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

89  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.
90  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: [Price Drop] Assassin's Creed 4 Steam Code - $25 on: February 08, 2014, 10:55:17 PM
pM sent!
91  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.
92  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.
93  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.
94  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.

http://www.sacbee.com/2014/01/28/6107861/an-unpaid-bill-leads-to-game-battle.html

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"..
95  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Bitcoin explained on: January 30, 2014, 05:48:40 PM
I still don't get it... icon_confused
96  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...
97  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?
PC
98  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....
99  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?
100  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
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9GU4P-1AWI
Poor Deer...  icon_frown
101  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....
102  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).
Ditto..
103  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...
104  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!
105  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...
106  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...
107  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!
108  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.
109  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!
110  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Alien: Isolation announced - kinda looks good? 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!
111  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Alien: Isolation announced - kinda looks good? on: January 22, 2014, 03:41:49 AM

Quote from: TiLT on January 21, 2014, 09:55:21 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on January 21, 2014, 05:29:47 PM

Quote from: paulstraytalker on January 21, 2014, 05:27:45 PM

It's Aliens....I'm gonna wait and see... I do like the visuals though.
Not Aliens, it's Alien.

This is one of those rare cases where arguing semantics is actually hugely important.

Quote from: Teggy on January 21, 2014, 09:46:52 PM

I don't remember Ripley having a daughter. When was that mentioned in the movies?

In the Aliens special edition. She had a daughter before she left on the Nostromo trip, and by the time she returned to civilization in the beginning of Aliens, her daughter had already lived a full life and died of old age.
Well I guess you can't die in the game then..
112  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Door to Door Salesmen (fun times) on: January 22, 2014, 03:39:53 AM

Quote from: naednek on January 22, 2014, 01:19:32 AM

Moral of the story, don't answer the door when you are alone Tongue
Or always answer it with a large attack dog..and a shotgun....and maybe a leopard...
113  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Court affirms Mass. murderer's right to get sex change in prison on: January 22, 2014, 03:35:27 AM
So, it's ok to fund this, but not the federal unemployment extension program? Our country is awesome!
 Roll Eyes
114  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/Consoles] Rambo: The Video Game on: January 21, 2014, 09:44:49 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on January 14, 2014, 05:30:32 AM

graphics seem fine to me, not AAA obviously, but I'm not seeing how the word appalling can be used.
Agree. Not the greatest in the world, but not horrible either...
I do think the Rambo character model is bad though.. Just seems off... and, as was mentioned elsewhere in the thread.. why now?
115  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: January 20, 2014, 11:04:55 PM

Quote from: TiLT on January 20, 2014, 06:20:36 PM

Those fingers cost him (the guy on the right) his medal, which is as it should be.
It looks like the one on the left is doing the same thing..
116  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Alien: Isolation announced - kinda looks good? on: January 20, 2014, 10:59:51 PM
Some of those look too good to be true. I suspect it may be a mix of in game and cutscenes..
117  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Issue with laptop display on: January 20, 2014, 10:53:20 PM

Quote from: Graham on January 20, 2014, 10:10:12 PM

I did hook up an HDMI cable into it and it showed up on the TV, so it doesn't look like the GPU isn't working.  Does anyone have any suggestions as far as what it could be?
Do you mean that the Windows desktop showed up on the TV?
If so, look at the F keys and you should have one that looks like a monitor of sorts. try pressing that a few times slowly. (give it 10 seconds between  presses)
118  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (01/20) on: January 20, 2014, 06:00:35 PM

Quote from: Suitably Ironic Moniker on January 20, 2014, 04:56:41 PM

I bought M&M Legacy a while back, so there's that.
Is that the special edition with the green M&M's?
 Tongue
119  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Women in combat on: January 19, 2014, 05:32:38 PM

Quote from: USMC Kato on January 18, 2014, 04:08:26 PM

As long as any male or female meet the standards, it's A-OK
But how do you feel about lowering the standards to allow more females to succeed? Why not lower the standards for the men as well so more men can succeed?
I don't have an issue with women fighting, but it can't be good or safe for them to lower the standards to get the female recruitment numbers up.
Even though everyone is considered a soldier first, why not lower the standards for certain MOS's? Maybe one's that have very low chances of being ion the front lines?
120  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: January 19, 2014, 05:21:08 PM
The Force is strong in this one..
http://videosift.com/video/Wrestler-uses-the-force
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