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15121  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Robotron 2084 (XBL Arcade) 20% off DEAL!!! on: December 18, 2006, 06:15:44 PM
I got it in a bundle, I have no interest in the game.

4USD and it's yours (paypal plz).

I'll PM you the code that gets you the game that gets you the girl that gets you into the doctors office that gets you that ointment that gets you relief.

Pretty big benefit for just a measley 4bux, don'tcha think?  nod

[updated price]
15122  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: RS: Vegas- Terrorist Hunters on: December 18, 2006, 06:05:13 PM
I'm interested; I haven't opened my copy yet. I need to get some work done first. it's my reward.
15123  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: ATB, they've got a solution to your problem... (WikiHow thread) on: December 18, 2006, 06:03:25 PM
It's not for *my* pants; I just found em in the dumpster outside.  :slywink:

I'm not entirely sure that it's ketchup either.  eek
15124  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: ATB, they've got a solution to your problem... on: December 18, 2006, 05:49:59 PM
it's amazing what makes it on WikiHow.

They still don't have anything about cleaning ketchup off of leather pants though.  saywhat
15125  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / ATB, they've got a solution to your problem... (WikiHow thread) on: December 18, 2006, 05:44:29 PM
right on teh intarweb!  nod  ninja
15126  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: One Game At a Time: Updated. Backlog Pared Significantly! on: December 18, 2006, 05:41:26 PM

That means I'll have to return the monkey.
15127  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: I kept it on: December 18, 2006, 03:34:20 PM
At least I didn't have to mail you one. biggrin
15128  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [FFXII] - Putting faces to voice actors on: December 18, 2006, 03:23:19 PM
Eww. Please don't use the word "Shot" when we're talking about Dep's VA obsessions. That could get messy.  disgust
15129  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Survivor is over for the year on: December 18, 2006, 03:18:20 PM
Intelligence FTW.
15130  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Life is Good (Major personal announcements) on: December 16, 2006, 06:58:54 PM
 thumbsup Awesome man!

If you ever need advice on how to keep a marriage together (cuz not all days are easy) feel free to drop me a PM. smile

I wish you both a happy and safe holiday, and the best that Chicago has to offer you! (I hate your airport though). slywink
15131  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PS3 buyers remorse? on: December 16, 2006, 06:36:59 PM
I just got one too.  (I had pre-ordered on launch day for a  60GB unit, they JUST got their 10th one in)


I have that same dread. I think mine is going onto teh ebayz for now.

I'll rebuy late 2007 / 2008 with price drop and a more complete library.

15132  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: FFXI took my MMO virginity - now I wants me some WoW on: December 16, 2006, 03:08:11 AM
Buy some ointment.  disgust

I sold my collectors edition to your step-bro, Mik.

15133  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 4 out of 5 Bachelor Pad guys choose Xbox on: December 16, 2006, 01:16:04 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on December 15, 2006, 03:18:03 PM

Quote from: coopasonic on December 15, 2006, 03:08:22 PM

Were there really that many good xbox games to make it worth keeping the old xbox around after purchasing a 360? I guess maybe if you're a bachelor you have more time than there are 360 games.

I still have my old X-Box, but it's disconnected and sitting in the closet.  I didn't feel like trading it in and figured it might be worth it in case I ever get the urge to play some titles that aren't backward compatible yet.

Or when you buy a PS3 and decide to tie them together to form a mass so heavy it rivals a black hole and your house colapses on itself.

Can we say insurance claim?  :slywink:  icon_lol
15134  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: WTB/WTT Viva Pinata (tin box preferred) on: December 15, 2006, 02:35:44 AM
YGPM Lu-ee-cifer.  icon_twisted
15135  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: At Last: Recognition for a Job Well Done! on: December 14, 2006, 08:28:06 PM
You should LOVE That thing man... it's like Stone Gumby.

Now if only they'd give you the other half of the set... the Granite Jackass.  icon_lol
15136  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / WTB Viva Pinata ...still looking! (tin box preferred) on: December 14, 2006, 05:58:59 PM
send me a PM. CeeKay got 15USD in trade at a store for his... missed it by THAT much.  icon_frown
I would offer more than that; I'm just showing that it's better to trade here than to go to some store.  nod

My deal fell through with JBlank; his wife fell in love with it and so he didn't feel right about destroying her happiness.

Clearly he's missed the POINT of marriage. slywink

So yeah... still looking.
15137  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: At Last: Recognition for a Job Well Done! on: December 14, 2006, 05:44:20 PM
It looks like it's based on the inuit stone structure inukshuk.
The 2010 Olympic Winter Games is using it.
15138  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: DELL.CA sale on 2407WFP - 699 CAD; free shipping!! (one day only) on: December 14, 2006, 03:35:48 PM
That's about $605.00 US and it has free shipping on it too.

I don't know if there is a comparable sale on the US site.
15139  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / DELL.CA sale on 2407WFP - 699 CAD; free shipping!! (one day only) on: December 14, 2006, 03:29:45 PM
I have the 2405FPW (prev. year model) and I freakin' love it!!

Not literally  disgust .. well, maybe a little.  icon_twisted

2407WFP (click on image)

15140  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Third Party component cables... yay or nay? Wii. on: December 14, 2006, 03:17:54 PM
Soap on a Rope?

Your family is expecting you to have some prison time coming up?
15141  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Dare to replace "next gen"? on: December 14, 2006, 02:53:02 PM
Wait... all  "next gen" consoles have wireless controllers coming standard (except the 360 gimped).

15142  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Dare to replace "next gen"? on: December 14, 2006, 02:35:39 PM
I think that was Boom Boom kitty-f$#&.

And no... I think this generation's connectivity is the common-ground. Even though it's not as good as it could be, this is the online-gen. Or Wi-Fi gen.
15143  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Viva Pinata? on: December 14, 2006, 02:13:43 PM
If anyone wants to sell/trade their copy, I'd be interested.  icon_biggrin
15144  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Military Folks- Abu Ghraib Question on: December 12, 2006, 07:44:55 PM
It is not the fault of the person who points out the crime. A rat is someone who blows the whistle to save their own ass, not "doing the right thing".

As to the harms way, one could state that Mr. Bush has directly put his troops in harms way. As it stands, the AG incident acted as fuel on the fire of an already active anti-american attitude.

Frankly, if the roles were reversed (a country like Iraq) were "bringing peace" to another nation and this got out, the USA would have just nuked the desert into an irradiated field of melted glass. This was a military crime, and it flies in the face of the "we're a morally and culturally advanced civilization; we expect you to change to our standards" that the Us/Iraqi occupation represents. Regardless of how your enemy behaves, there is a need to maintain the virtues upon which you expect others to follow.

"Do it or we'll violate your troops with broomsticks" ain't gonna fly in a media-centric society.  eek It will undermine your footing both at home AND on the front-lines; the fact that someone reported it is merely inevitability; that person was acting upon the doctrines taught by the culture they represent; the same one that was "hiding" the indescretions of their peers.
15145  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Need some advice ASAP on this TV on: December 12, 2006, 07:34:34 PM
The Aquos is amazing (I speak from experience; my parents have that one).  nod
15146  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: The Official GT Trader Feedback List (updated 11/06) on: December 12, 2006, 03:25:21 PM
+1 to Mookee for Wii transaction.
+1 to Gellar for iPod Dock transaction.
+1 to Laner for Amped 3 transaction.
15147  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Phantasy Star Universe Review on: December 12, 2006, 12:28:53 AM
1: dunno
2: yes, a hunters license is required.
15148  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Best Dynasty Warriors Game? on: December 11, 2006, 07:09:47 PM
If you check out the front page, Samurai Warriors 2: Empires has just been announced.

3 months from now. (Feb27)
15149  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: FFXI took my MMO virginity - now I wants me some WoW on: December 11, 2006, 04:56:24 PM
There is nothing, I mean NOTHING, as satisfying in WoW that can compete with a well-balanced party in FFXI. It's all about chaining monsters and no downtime.

Unfortunately there is nothing, I mean NOTHING, as elusive as a well-balanced party in FFXI. Not even the Emperor Dragonfly in Valkurm is that rare... disgust If you get yourself into a fairly large (not tooo large) Linkshell (read:clan) then it makes it worthwhile.

I played for about a year; I loved it. When I first started WoW (last public beta) I was enthralled with the ability to solo... that wore off pretty quick. Oh, and the cost of things in FFXI is astronomical. Utsusemi anyone? Hell, throwing stars have a <50% hit rate, and cost 10k a stack (and that was over a year ago).
15150  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: McDonalds just got owned. on: December 11, 2006, 04:44:58 PM

Quote from: Grievous Angel on December 11, 2006, 02:57:05 PM

Quote from: corruptrelic on December 09, 2006, 01:20:52 PM

Yeah I'd be using the dollar menu until I read this..

But there is a difference between something made from good ground beef and a manufactured, frozen patty made of cow lips, newspaper, and chemical beef flavoring.

Unbreakable where did you hear that from? Because it makes me sick to my stomach just reading it, let alone actually trying a mcdonalds burger. (I usually end up at McD's once a week when I'm running late for work)

If there's any truth to that though (damn that's disgusting) it's going to change my entire outlook on McDonalds, to the point of me probably never eating there again.
For crying out loud.. fucking lips and NEWSPAPER?!?  wasted

It's not the least bit true, don't worry. USDA/FSIS inspectors watch large meat-processing plants like a hawk, so there's no chance that anything other than ground beef is going into the burgers. McD's may not be the healthiest thing in the world, but you're not eating the Washington Post or USA Today if you go there.  icon_smile

Oh, and hawk-bits too. You might even find a feather.

1. a whip or lash, esp. for the infliction of punishment or torture.  
2. a person or thing that applies or administers punishment or severe criticism.  
3. a cause of affliction or calamity: Disease and famine are scourges of humanity.  
–verb (used with object) 4. to whip with a scourge; lash.  
5. to punish, chastise, or criticize severely.  

[Origin: 1175–1225; (n.) ME < AF escorge, deriv. of escorgier to whip < VL *excorrigiāre, deriv. of L corrigia thong, whip (see ex-1); (v.) ME < OF escorgier]

Famine and disease have historically been related to divine punishments upon mortals. Up until the mid 1800's years ago, "GOD" was the prevelant force in all things in the world. Apparently "SCIENCE" is taking over now. Even the origins of the word are derived from a tool of punishment.

So mleh.  Tongue deadhorse

McDicks doesn't get my money often, but they do get it sometimes. I take the salads instead of fries, but the Big Xtra with cheese is something I enjoy... mayo and ketchup/catsup/reddish-candied-tomato-sauce omitted.

And I agree, BK or Wendys are better; they just aren't anywhere near me.
15151  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: I'd like to ban Superhiro on: December 11, 2006, 04:56:42 AM

Quote from: Purge on December 09, 2006, 03:33:15 PM

If I hear ONE MORE PEEP outta either of you, I'm turning this car around!!  mad
Quote from: from the open-mouth-breathing masses

15152  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: I'd like to ban Superhiro on: December 09, 2006, 03:33:15 PM
If I hear ONE MORE PEEP outta either of you, I'm turning this car around!!  mad
15153  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: McDonalds just got owned. on: December 09, 2006, 05:57:26 AM

Quote from: Lee on December 08, 2006, 06:03:27 AM

Quote from: CrayolaSmoker on December 07, 2006, 08:04:09 PM

Quote from: Kobra on December 07, 2006, 05:03:39 PM

Because McDonalds is a scourge.

This word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

Actually it does.

No. A scourge is a punishment; it's not self-inflicted.

If people stopped eating there, they would not exist. Mikky-D's is self-inflicted by the populace.
15154  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: UPDATED with prices: 360 Games and iPod Accessories for sale on: December 09, 2006, 05:25:46 AM
Sorry EN9; Laner sent me a PM this morning and pp'd me. frown

Interested in any others?
15155  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: It needs to stop. on: December 09, 2006, 03:40:21 AM
pshaw... did you just use "Moderation" in a sentence?

That completely disagrees with my current level of drunk.

I say nix (nichts) on the M word. Viva la Conflicte!
15156  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / I'd like to ban Superhiro on: December 09, 2006, 03:36:37 AM
as the word is Schadenfreude.

 That is a word that is near and dear to my heart. It needs to be cherished, not butchered by the english populace.

Ooo, and Angst. We gotta hunt us down some self-important psychologists who need to make themselves look big by using the word "fear" in other languages.

Farking Ice-holes.  disgust  icon_twisted
15157  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: FS/T: Two (2) SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo Flash Memory on: December 09, 2006, 03:18:46 AM
15158  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Is Lord Ebonstone banned? on: December 08, 2006, 07:25:57 PM
Between KD and Warning, that was the "complete" answer I was looking for. The KGB thing was what I was worried about; I don't like over-moderation. I'm very happy to see that this isn't the case. smile I also have a warm-n-fuzzy that people are given consideration and that (at least some of us) are willing to tolerate beyond the letter of the law and see the spirit.

As to -LE-: the management are the ones to make that decision. I appreciated the fact that Ron was willing to listen to us in a situation where the community wanted him back, but I for one am not calling for a recount of the vote.

-LE- blew it; there isn't a damn thing anyone other than LE could have done about it. He should have been more moderate in his posts; and I'm not sure he's crying in his milk right now about this.

Now, who do we ban next? ATB? He's always dropping snide remarks.  icon_twisted
15159  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Is Lord Ebonstone banned? on: December 08, 2006, 04:31:28 PM
KD, read up. I updated it whilst you were replying.  I need my own personal editor. or at least use the "Preview" button. icon_lol

Oh, actually, the directors commentary on Dogma is on the Vulgar DVD cuz he couldn't release it with the publishers approval.
15160  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Is Lord Ebonstone banned? on: December 08, 2006, 03:37:35 PM
Before you read this: consider that I am only stating my personal opinion. If you don't like this discussion, there are thousands of other threads for you to enjoy.

Suggesting that I care any more about one organized religion over would be a misnomer. I see the benefits of religion and most of them come out as family values and community. Point those people towards something, and it goes from "community" to "mob" in a heartbeat. For reference to my feelings on this, watch the Directors commentary on the Dogma Special Edition DVD to understand, from a first-hand account, of persecution by the "Conservative Christians".

Christianity is generally considered a conservative faith (it certainly isn't a hedonists first choice for faith  :slywink: ). Censorship in North America is largely held by Christianity, and right now we have an uproar on seeing a nipple and 3 different versions of gore-shows like CSI that have licence to print money on the TV ratings.

Saying "Conservative Christian" to me is like saying "religious zealot" poor choice of words ... more like "Christian extremist" or "Christian fundamentalist". Swap Israeli, Jew or Muslim into that and you start to see the picture I get. Zealot is technically the right term, but for news reference they tend to "soften it up" a bit when one of these whackos goes and suicide bombs, or keeps his wife and kids locked up and abuses them physically or mentally. This is a border-free comment, I am not singling any nation or religion in this comment. The scope is the width of humanity, right down to the darkest nether reaches of the radical religious soul.

Using the term Conservative in that context is parallel to the Russian regime who ran Germany prior to fall of the Berlin wall calling themselves "DDR - Deutsche Demokratishe Republik" ... translated to mean Republic of Democratic Germany.

I am not at ALL calling out anyone or any religion in this post; I am merely outlining that just because it says "christ" doesn't mean that he's talking about your own connection with god, or the community YOU subscribe to.

He's had his warnings, people don't want him here, whatever. If he's gone, he's gone. LE was the black sheep; I get that. He sometimes used cuss words and crossed lines. He got better at doing it, and he DID contribute to this board more than he crossed lines. He has crossed his last line here, and that's fine. I am not railing against a decision; I am concerned that we are following letter more than spirit is all.

I would like to applaud KD for allowing a frank discussion on the subject without having the thread locked down. That we have been able to discuss this and provide viewpoints without hollerin' and name-calling is a testament to the people here, and don't think that I for a minute hold that in less-than-noteworthy regard.

Oh, and I DID mean statute of limitation.  (see #5 on limitation) :slywink:

[edited to fill out the ideas more fully]
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