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15961  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / 360 Playlists on: June 07, 2006, 06:32:07 PM
yessir. Also, as long as the content isn't DRM protected, it can also copy / burn it right from the iPod.
15962  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Xbox 360 Live update O' Doom coming tomorrow (6/5) on: June 07, 2006, 06:30:38 PM
Quote from: "Arkon"
Quote from: "Purge"
I'm impressed. biggrin

+1 to Microsoft for fixing problems...

now if only there was some way to get FFXI off the hard drive without the disk frown


Once I uninstall my copy I could send you my disk Purge.


I appreciate that, man. I'm still going to play FFXI, just not on the 360. It's better on a PC.
15963  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Boob massage on: June 07, 2006, 12:05:31 PM
If that looks like a guy to you... wait, I think it's been said!

As to implants, unlikely. I've spent the last few minutes "examining" them; I don't believe their implants at all. There WAS that news article two weeks ago claiming that asian women have been growing larger boobs in the last few years. smile Let's hope the trend continues.
15964  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / 360 Playlists on: June 07, 2006, 12:01:57 PM
use media monkey. biggrin I don't know that this fixes the media on the xbox thing, but sheesh... iTunes? slywink
15965  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Xbox 360 Live update O' Doom coming tomorrow (6/5) on: June 07, 2006, 12:00:38 PM
I'm impressed. biggrin

+1 to Microsoft for fixing problems...

now if only there was some way to get FFXI off the hard drive without the disk frown
15966  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Get ready for 06-06-06 on: June 04, 2006, 06:02:34 PM
right at home devil? slywink
15967  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Windows Vista - 40 page preview on: June 03, 2006, 12:35:42 PM
the preview was pathetic. It covered more about things like windows games (yuck) than it did on control panels and basic interface.

For one, you can now see your drive performance from the manage system option ( it runs an io test and you get to see drive performance). I've only played with the 32bit for an hour or two.. MAYBE.

500 hours? Unlikely.
15968  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Windows Vista - 40 page preview on: June 03, 2006, 12:11:52 PM
Quote from: "Dreamshadow"
It's true...MS has seen the apocalypse...and it consists of square blocks falling upon us!!!

Thanks Purge...you just made my day.


biggrin  Your falling blocks remind me of the space invasion on earth in Futurama...

(fully misquoted due to lack of memory and abundance of headache)
"Troops: stop, drop altitute, reverse direction and speed up!"

I'm running it; it's nice. The difference between beta2 of XP and RC2 is significant; I expect the final product to be different as well. This OS should run faster and smoother, and take advantage of multi-core processors (such as mine). It would be nice if they could have integrated 32bit architecture into the 64bit  version; I only have the 32bit version installed right now. I'll be getting the 64bit version sometime next week and I'll post my findings.

(We have TechNet enterprise at work; this gives us beta versions to play with).

If you guys want a taste of the IE version, go to www.microsoft.com/ie and install the 7.0 beta 2. It's nice, and I've had almost no issue with site compatibility.

On page 7 they talk about protected mode; this does not exist for the IE7 beta on XP... this may be one of the BIG reasons Vista is being rolled out. It seems small, but it's quite significant. Also note that the local zone does NOT have protected mode.
15969  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Windows Vista - 40 page preview on: June 02, 2006, 07:09:55 PM
Quote from: "Dreamshadow"
So are you implying that pubs may not have been dropping Starforce because of user complaint, but instead due to a ramp of publicity and MS wanting to get titles onto Vista?

*thinks about it*  Argh..the timing is just so wrong all of a sudden for these little bits of news.  ITS A GLOBAL CONSPIRACY TO KEEP RUSSIA FROM MAKING MORE TETRIS TITLES!!!!!

*pant* *pant*


KD, time to up his meds.. he's making sense again.
15970  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / [x360] - Arcade Games on: June 02, 2006, 06:57:32 PM
bastard! ::shakes fist::
15971  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Top 10 Headline Predictions for 2007? on: June 02, 2006, 06:56:18 PM
Yeah, like that whole "The DS sucks" diatribe. slywink
15972  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Top 10 Headline Predictions for 2007? on: June 02, 2006, 01:29:48 PM
SPIDERMAN 3 Movie fails to pull Sony out of Debt; PS3 to blame for fiscal loss.

Sony drops 2007 Q2 earnings estimate by nearly 40%.

Nintendo Licenses DEVIL to run PR campaign; Mario bathing in Money commercials on the horizon.

Microsoft licenses Dildolectronic devices; Rumble Roses XXX to use new "innerface"

Team Ninja follows Sony path : DOA Extreme 3 to scrap vibration in new dual semi-hemispherical Silicone control gel pads. "Vibration is exactly what we expect game players to bring to the competition" says founder.
15973  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Back to square one on: June 02, 2006, 01:40:13 AM
Unless you want to move to Canada, I can't help you. frown
15974  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Pics of 360 dashboard update on: June 01, 2006, 03:05:34 PM
It was listed (last week) as scheduled for spring 2006, which means they have another 3 weeks to release it.

I'm betting it will come in the next two weeks.

The update in the fall speaks to the new camera and added functionality; I'm thinking september, and the next one will be feb for the Vista interconnectivity.
15975  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / [360] Ninety-Nine Nights preview on: June 01, 2006, 03:22:06 AM
No, it apparently is really good. frown :sigh: no demo on live either, even though they do have a demo version for japan (disk only too :cry: )
15976  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Dog Worms on: May 30, 2006, 06:06:59 PM
There seemed to be some lag in the board man; I wrote my response and there was clay's post, and then I hit submit and there were 4 other posts between.

You're not an ass; you just looked like one for a bit. Consider your insensitive statement and how it hurts someone like me; a full-time ass who has to work hard at being one. biggrin
15977  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Dog Worms on: May 30, 2006, 06:01:16 PM
Quote from: "Clay"
Don't worry... worms aren't that bad.


I dunno, Worms 3D wasn't all that spectacular.

That reminds me, my parent's neighbors kid knew I was into video games, and so he'd always ask me " Do you haff wermth?".I'd say stuff like "Not this week; I just got my prescription filled!"

He was 6; it confused the hell out of him. :lol:

And I love puppies, and their pictures. I don't think Dafones was laughing at the situation there sparhawk; he was commenting on the pic.

As to the worms, I wouldn't worry to much about it; let the vet take care of it.
15978  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / [x360] - Arcade Games on: May 30, 2006, 04:14:03 PM
Quote from: "markus"
I know what you mean about seeing jewels with your eyes closed.  That happened to me a ton when I was playing that.  Now I see little colored balls due to my Zuma obsession.  :shock:


So you're pretty much a drooling vegetable when you see all those colored balls in the McDonalds Playland gyms? Or do you dive in and start whipping them at their own colors as quickly as possible screaming "STAY AWAY FROM MY HOLE OF DOOOM!!!"?
15979  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / GT, help me with my dating ineptness! on: May 30, 2006, 01:22:17 PM
Quote from: "stiffler"
Quote from: "GatorFavre"
Call her up and tell her you want to take her out to lunch.  Pack a picnic, pick her up and drive to Multnomah Falls.  Eat lunch at the top and on the way back down stop at the bridge and ask to take a picture.  Then tell her how pretty she looks, and you are almost guaranteed a kiss.  It sounds super cheesy, but I promise it will work.


OMG I'd be all over that!

:shock:
Or you could ditch your third date and pick stiffler up... he's easy enough; he just gave away what works on him!!

:lol: biggrin  :twisted: biggrin  :lol:
15980  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / NOW can you close this section? on: May 30, 2006, 11:42:36 AM
I mean Geez... I can't keep up with all the forum sections, and E3 is dead. Tongue
15981  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / *****PRE-E3 CONTEST MONTH***** SWAG BAG CONTEST UPDATE!!!!!! on: May 30, 2006, 11:41:49 AM
If there's anything you want to get rid of, you might wanna send me a pm... biggrin I could use a new faceplate. slywink
15982  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / *****PRE-E3 CONTEST MONTH***** SWAG BAG CONTEST UPDATE!!!!!! on: May 29, 2006, 07:59:18 PM
Yes, and I payed with BLOOD. (how was it by the way? Too much iron?)
15983  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / GT, help me with my dating ineptness! on: May 29, 2006, 07:42:34 PM
Tease her a bit on safe stuff (like if she's in excellent shape don't be afraid to tell her to stay away from the cheesecake, clearly it's getting to her)... take her out of her comfort zone, and this makes her attracted to you. Don't go for the cutesy hand-holding unless it's appropriate.

Do some wining and dining, take her out to a club and get her going. Don't go to one club and hang there; catch a few dances, and maybe go do something more intimate.

Stimulate her; if you stay static or seem unsure of yourself you'll fall into the "friend" role. It's the way it goes, it would seem.

Don't ask me why. It works. :: shrug ::

-1995,96 champion "woman's best friend"
15984  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / *****PRE-E3 CONTEST MONTH***** SWAG BAG CONTEST UPDATE!!!!!! on: May 29, 2006, 07:05:45 PM
[ insert bated (baited) breath ]

....and the Academy Award goes to.....


PURGE!!!!


or at least, thats' how I'd see it playing out. biggrin
15985  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Paypal and Mail Donations for GT Now Accepted on: May 29, 2006, 07:03:46 PM
what, I've got to donate in EVERY thread?

What is this, Microsoft software licensing running the GT servers? slywink
15986  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Paypal and Mail Donations for GT Now Accepted on: May 29, 2006, 06:57:31 PM
Man, I can't walk FIVE MINUTES on the intarweb without being accosted by pan-handlers and charletans.

Cripes. slywink Hope that helps, buddy... it's more than I can afford.
15987  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / [360] Ninety-Nine Nights preview on: May 29, 2006, 06:49:52 PM
Yeah, I agree that it would be a waste of time to give a dog-and-pony show, and just let you see the finished japanese game.

Oh, I forgot to ask...  Is it in High Def? biggrin
15988  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Your LONG Weekend of Gaming? on: May 29, 2006, 06:49:08 PM
Quote from: "ATB"
I've also just begun Metal Gear Solid 2 and by begun I mean watched the opening cinematic. smile


So you're three hours in then?  :twisted:
15989  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / What are you buying this week? (5/29) on: May 29, 2006, 06:47:51 PM
Quote from: "Destructor"
Thanks for the thumbs up for me doing this every week. Gives me a reason to keep on doing it.


Destructor Sucks!!


Spoiler for Hiden:
I get the image of the happy lion in Black & White 2 and then slapping so hard it falls down biggrin
15990  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Is this a TV, DVD Player or DVD Problem? on: May 29, 2006, 03:40:56 PM
My first reaction was to think "Macrovision" on VHS. If that's not the case, I'd suggest running the outputs into a stereo and see if you have the same problem. If so it looks like it's either a DVD/config issue or a connection.

I am assuming you've tried several DVDs on this, right?

(also, shouldn't this thread be in the hardware / software hell ? )
15991  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / The Official GT Trader Feedback List (updated 7/30) on: May 29, 2006, 03:34:46 PM
+1 to Graham for fast payment on the GC Component Cable & Wavebird recharge kit x2.
That paypal money went straight to Red Vs Blue Season 4 + Strangerhood DVD 1. biggrin
15992  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / What are you buying this week? (5/29) on: May 29, 2006, 03:32:31 PM
Half-Life 2: Episode One for PC. (June 1, baby!!)
Sure, it's 1 of 3, but since the full game didn't have an ending why would this be different? slywink
15993  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / [360] Ninety-Nine Nights preview on: May 29, 2006, 03:26:14 PM
Posted by Mitch on the front page. Whoh, that's a whole lot of bitter there, buddy. smile

I can tell you this: the story is about the war between humans and goblins. There is an event that happens where the world is cast into ninty-nine nights, and whomever is victorious will reign supreme.

N3 was released in Japan in late april and it got a 9,9,8,9 (IIRC) from Famitsu magazine.
15994  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / *****PRE-E3 CONTEST MONTH***** SWAG BAG CONTEST UPDATE!!!!!! on: May 28, 2006, 05:33:25 PM
still no word on who won... frown I really hope it's me.


Wahhhh!!! slywink
15995  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Mod chips for PSP? Supposedly.... on: May 28, 2006, 03:02:53 PM
Quote from: "Knightshade Dragon"
Begs the question


Grrrrrrr.... I think you mean "Prompts the question" or "Brings up the question"....

Thanks.
15996  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / *****PRE-E3 CONTEST MONTH***** PSP Giveaway WINNERS!!!! on: May 27, 2006, 10:44:24 PM
unsticky this thread. let it die!! smile
15997  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Your LONG Weekend of Gaming? on: May 26, 2006, 08:26:52 PM
In canada it's not-so-long ... but I've got some Black & White 2, replaying Half-Life 2 and Age of Empires 3.

I am also looking into getting more achievements in Dynasty Warriors 5 : Empires, Amped 3 and Oblivion. If I have time... gotta 'till the garden, get some plumbing stuff done and wax philosophical with a buddy of mine on the new Dr. Who episodes.

Oh, and keep the girlfriend happy while writing a registered letter to my soon-to-be-ex as I look for a decent family law lawyer to file the divorce.
15998  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Cleaning XBox Hard Drive and Live Account? on: May 26, 2006, 08:23:05 PM
Yeah. go into the memory storage on the xbox dashboard and select the hard drive. from there, just delete everything (hit A with the game heading selected).

The other option is to call microsoft and complain about a faulty DVD drive.

For some reason, this constitutes them wiping the hard disk.  :evil:
15999  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / The 25 Worst Tech Products on: May 26, 2006, 05:22:05 PM
WinME was the last iteration of the Win9x line, and the functions they added to it didn't work right (system restore, for instance).

Also, it was incompatible with a percentage of win9x drivers and apps (not a large percent, but there were a few).

WinME should have been released when 98SE2 was release instead.

Here's the full list :

America Online (1989-2006)
RealNetworks RealPlayer (1999)
Syncronys SoftRAM (1995)
Microsoft Windows Millennium (2000)
Sony BMG Music CDs (2005)
Disney The Lion King CD-ROM (1994)
Microsoft Bob (1995)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (2001)
Pressplay and Musicnet (2002)
dBASE IV (1988)
Priceline Groceries and Gas (2000)
PointCast (1996)
IBM PCjr. (1984)
Gateway 2000 10th Anniversary PC (1995)
Iomega Zip Drive (1998)
Comet Cursor (1997)
Apple Macintosh Portable (1989)
IBM Deskstar 75GXP (2000)
OQO Model 1 (2004)
CueCat (2000)
Eyetop Wearable DVD Player (2004)
Apple Pippin @World (1996)
Free PCs (1999)
DigiScents iSmell (2001)
Sharp RD3D Notebook (2004)

They don't have the DIVX players that were going to compete with DVD players though... odd.
16000  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Wanted : Harmon Kardon Speaker Stands. on: May 25, 2006, 09:28:21 PM
6 of em, if you have any for sale.

Model is HKFS2. I've got a 7.1 surround with HKTS-14's and a pair of rear channel speakers.
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