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1121  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / FS - Zune 80gb Red. Mint. Any interest? SOLD on: April 27, 2010, 01:53:06 PM
Hi all,

I am getting rid of my 80gb Zune (2nd generation) Would there be any interest on this end?

Includes:

Red 80gb Zune - also has a protective 2 piece skin from bestskinsever.com http://www.bestskinsever.com/microsoft-zune-80-120-total-body-skin-2nd-gen that was applied soon after I purchased the Zune. The Zune also spent all its time inside the leather case before the skin application.
Retail Box
Official leather case
USB charging and sync cable (official)
USB charging and docking station (official)

It will not include the earbuds. I like them too much and I am sure that you won't want what was in my ears  Tongue

The unit is flawless in every way. I am only selling it because the Zune marketplace is not available in Canada and I am tired of waiting for it. I am jumping to the Ipod Touch dark side.

I was thinking of a price close to $110 - includes shipping to NA. I have looked on ebay and that is how I came up with the price.

Thoughts?

Roman

1122  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Battlefield Bad Company 2 Impressions on: April 27, 2010, 01:18:16 PM
It's odd.

I played the heck out of MW2 (pre map pack) and did not mind the lack of map rotation - not one bit. But now with BBC2 I am awfully bored with the maps. Could be simply because I am primarily a death match player.

I wonder if I did actually tire of the MW2 maps but did not realize it until BBC2 and its slim offering.

I was also thinking about trading it in - but I have yet to complete the campaign. I would hate to think that I dropped $70 on a multiplayer only title  retard

Roman
1123  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Battlefield Bad Company 2 Impressions on: April 21, 2010, 07:21:54 PM
Slightly increased the damage of the AEK971, F2000, AN94, and AUG over long range to balance them with other Assault Rifles.

LOVE LOVE LOVE that they increased my AN-94 baby! Although the honest side of me doesn't understand that at all either. It served me just fine to begin with.

Slightly reduced the rate of fire of the M1911 pistol to balance it with other pistols. - About time on this one too.

Reduced the lethal blast range of the 40mm grenade and M2CG to highlight their role as a secondary weapon against infantry. - How the EFF does this make sense? Reduce lethality on something that needs to be used against soldiers? Um ya. Personally  I think they needed to upgrade the splash damage on the grenades as they are like tossing ping pong balls today.
1124  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Battlefield Bad Company 2 Impressions on: April 21, 2010, 07:12:14 PM
Decreased the base damage of the M60 and XM8 LMGs to bring them in line with the other LMG damage values.
1125  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / [Movie] KickAss - reviews on: April 18, 2010, 03:23:46 PM
Hi all - thought I would start a new topic seeing as the original has moved into debate mode.

Saw the 7pm showing last night and enjoyed the movie overall. It did not 'rock my socks' off like I thought it would after reading some of the reviews out there - looks like I mis managed my own expectations on that front.

Acting was great - good characters etc. Great action. A little slow in parts but overall I am glad that I saw this and also would consider this a full price movie ( I rate them as to full price OR half price Tuesday night).

I loved Hit Girl - her language and violence did not bother me one bit. Hey - I am there to be entertained not be a moral compass (more on that below)
Spoiler for Hiden:
I did not enjoy watching her get beat by the main bad dude - that was something that I was not prepared for.  Something about a grown up beating a child did not sit well with me - but a child killing grownups? not an issue - weird eh

The film was shot in Toronto and Hamilton (yuck) and it was cool to see one of my old stomping grounds from the high school days. Specifically when KickAss is fighting the 3 thugs to protect some other guy outside what appears to be a donut (doughnut) shop. Back in the day that used to be called Dip`N`Sip donuts - that is where we used to play super mario bros after school before heading home. It is at the corner of Kingston Road and Southwood.

Back to the moral compass thing - when I enter the theater there is a group of like 14-15 years olds there - then this guy comes in with his 8-10 yr old kid. WTF! This is a rated R film and people are bringing in their little ones AND the theater does not bother to post someone at the door to ensure that only adults are entering this movie. Wow!

Over all I would give this movie a 4 out of 5 rating. I will buy the DVD so that I can re-live the ending parts again and again.

Thanks for reading - please please please no rants etc.
1126  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Battlefield Bad Company 2 Impressions on: April 16, 2010, 11:30:10 AM

Quote from: Razgon on April 16, 2010, 05:58:00 AM

Why would you avoid a player who uses the best weapons available and is good at it?

Frustration. Nothing more and nothing less.
1127  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Battlefield Bad Company 2 Impressions on: April 15, 2010, 08:09:23 PM

Quote from: Nonnahob on April 15, 2010, 07:33:40 PM

I think Teggy posted the chart with the stats on what weapons were getting the most kills in BF. Does anyone know the specific link that came from and if so, is it updated daily or weekly?

From viewing the source looks like the image is hosted here: http://elxx.net/bfbc2/statscharts/weapons-1.png
Going back to the root the domain is party to someone in Montana?
1128  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Red Dead Redemption gameplay trailer on: April 15, 2010, 08:02:53 PM

Quote from: Nonnahob on April 15, 2010, 07:48:31 PM

Quote from: coopasonic on April 15, 2010, 07:08:31 PM

Quote from: Bob on April 15, 2010, 06:50:37 PM

Is Blur mostly multiplayer? 

I haven't been following it much at all.

The website mentions a single player campaign/events, but it certainly looks multi focused. That would be why Hark is in and coop is out.  crybaby

Blur MP has been a lot of fun, but I'm not 100% sold on picking it up yet. It's utter chaos nearly 90% of the time, which is both fun and incredibly frustrating. I know there are supposed to be a ridiculous amount of maps and lots of other defensive / offensive abilities and power-ups, but I'll wait for word around here to see how it goes over.

agreed. For me its like playing God of War on wheels. Button mashing and speed.  The demo is fun - but that's about it.
1129  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Gears of War 3 announced! on: April 13, 2010, 07:35:39 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on April 13, 2010, 06:54:22 PM

Quote from: DamageInc on April 13, 2010, 06:53:21 PM

Quote from: denoginizer on April 13, 2010, 06:47:02 PM

Quote from: Gratch on April 13, 2010, 06:16:04 PM

Oh goodie, more Space Marines!

/ducks

They are not space marines.  They are COG (Coalition of Ordered Governments) Soldiers.

Get your terminology right !!!

 icon_biggrin

Plus didn't they grow up on the planet this occurs on? It's not like they traveled on a ship to get there, unless I am mistaken.  icon_lol

but it's a planet.... IN SPACE!!!!!!!!  Truthiness!

Wholly sh*t - with that logic...... Ceekay is a Space Marine. Run! Run for your lives!!
1130  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Gears of War 3 announced! on: April 13, 2010, 06:09:18 PM

Quote from: Ridah on April 13, 2010, 05:36:34 PM

The trailer was "meh" to me, I mean it was interesting but I hate when trailers don't show gameplay. I know, it's a launch trailer, but give us something.

same vein as the 'Mad World' trailer. More emphasis on art than actual game play etc. Noticed 2 new guns- 2x barrel shotgun and some other rifle with a blade on the end.
Will play for sure - I like the series even before this trailer.
1131  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Trailer on: April 10, 2010, 02:46:33 PM
Looks very pretty. Will def look at this one once it comes out - I miss the NES versions from my youth.
1132  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: [Live] - BFBC2 - planned game this evening @ 10pm EST. Any interest?? on: April 10, 2010, 02:44:00 PM

Quote from: USMC Kato on April 10, 2010, 04:12:28 AM

Sorry I couldn't make it tonight, my wife took my dogtags  disgust

Ha! Someone ratted me out - I said the same thing yesterday evening. icon_lol  How was Buffy?
1133  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: [Live] - BFBC2 - planned game this evening @ 10pm EST. Any interest?? on: April 09, 2010, 05:31:44 PM

Quote from: USMC Kato on April 09, 2010, 05:18:14 PM

Sure, I can be on at that time.... just don't take my dogtags thnx  ninja2

no worries - I already have 1 set from you and Hark. I don't have anymore room thanks to Nannohob's 7 or 8 that I have  icon_lol
1134  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Escapist: Zero Punctuation on: April 09, 2010, 01:39:32 PM

Quote from: Isgrimnur on April 09, 2010, 01:00:45 AM


Bang on. While I am enjoying the game immensely I couldn't agree more.
Well done.

Roman
1135  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / [Live] - BFBC2 - planned game this evening @ 10pm EST. Any interest?? on: April 09, 2010, 01:31:51 PM
Hi all,
        Looks like we have all fallen off the BFBC2 wagon over the past 2 weeks or so. I was talking to Nonnahob last night and we 'planned' to try and get as many people together as possible this evening.

I was thinking for 10pm EST tonight (Friday)

Thoughts?
Roman
1136  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Battlefield Bad Company 2 Impressions on: April 07, 2010, 06:18:21 PM

Quote from: DamageInc on April 07, 2010, 05:27:05 PM

I just needed to take a break for a bit. My backlog was getting deep. (Well for me at least)

Kinda the same on this end.
I have simply just not been 'feeling' it as of late. Take into account my backlog:

Batman
Battlefield Bad Company 2 (campaign)
MW2 (campaign)
Darksiders
God of War 3
Killzone 2
Uncharted 1
Forza 3
Mario Bros (Wii)
Demons Souls.


ugh!  eek retard

I did play a little MW2 with Stock last night and am liking the new maps over there.
1137  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Get ready for a big surprize! (Diet wise) on: April 05, 2010, 10:57:41 PM

Quote from: SensuousLettuce on April 05, 2010, 10:47:48 PM



glad someone got it!
1138  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Get ready for a big surprize! (Diet wise) on: April 05, 2010, 10:57:21 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on April 05, 2010, 08:45:11 PM

I have to admit I'm a bit curious. Sounds like something I'd slap together from leftovers some lazy morning.

Quote from: Roman on April 05, 2010, 06:53:03 PM

chicken and bacon are ok together - but add cheese? Yuck.

Never had chicken cordon bleu?  It's pretty similar in concept, chicken stuffed with ham and cheese. 

oops - yes I have  paranoid
1139  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Get ready for a big surprize! (Diet wise) on: April 05, 2010, 06:53:03 PM
chicken and bacon are ok together - but add cheese? Yuck.
1140  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Get ready for a big surprize! (Diet wise) on: April 05, 2010, 06:21:17 PM
http://consumerist.com/2010/04/kfcs-bacon-sandwich-on-fried-chicken-bread-kills-people-everywhere-on-april-12.html

good god! how fat can people get! At least they have free health care for the influx of fat bastards.

Roman
1141  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Gears of War 3 announced! on: April 01, 2010, 06:21:29 PM
really looking forward to this title too. I still have 1 & 2 on the shelf thinking that I may go back and play them again....
1142  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: I hate MS Points so much on: March 31, 2010, 01:46:41 PM
wait a second. Are you saying that when I add points to my account via my credit card that is on file with them that they cost more than they would if I purchased a card thru a bricks and mortar retail outlet?
1143  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: MW2 Map Pack - F*ng broken on March 30th on: March 31, 2010, 01:44:01 PM
ya! Hey who changed the thread title?  ninja ninja ninja ninja Oh ya - it was me icon_lol
1144  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: MW2 Map Pack - coming March 30th on: March 30, 2010, 02:02:27 PM

Quote from: denoginizer on March 30, 2010, 01:28:39 PM

Seems like there are some early issues with the map pack. 

Internet nerd rage is boiling over.

any links to support this? My google has turned up nada. Would love to know before jumping in with both feet.
1145  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3] Splatterhouse on: March 29, 2010, 08:40:41 PM
main guy looks  like John Cena from the WWE. jean shorts and high tops. Very 1980s.
1146  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Battlefield Bad Company 2 Impressions on: March 29, 2010, 08:35:23 PM
sweet! Now I get to spend even more money on the 30th. This plus the MW2 maps = gaming gluttony

EDIT - wait a minute. Those aren't new maps. they are existing maps with 'new modes'. Lame  finger. Looks like I will be saving money.
1147  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Official Review] God of War III - Monday, March 8th on: March 29, 2010, 06:53:07 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on March 29, 2010, 06:32:52 PM

Quote from: Roman on March 29, 2010, 05:04:33 PM

I just beat Hermes last night as well. Kratos' method of dispatching him was very satisfying to say the least  icon_twisted

This game is just too beautiful. I think I am in love.

Roman

I was leaning towards spoiler, but then I was reminded that it is Kratos' job to kill EVERYONE!!!!   icon_twisted

ya I thought about spoiler too - but then figured that everyone knows he kills everything in his path.....  thumbsup I tried to be vague - if you can consider his predefined outcome as vague.

Roman
1148  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Dead Space 2 on: March 29, 2010, 05:28:18 PM

Quote from: TiLT on March 29, 2010, 10:28:15 AM

It looks like an anime costume. Not sure I'm liking that.

It could also be construed as 'concept art'. Also - I never focused on his suit too much in the 1st game anyway - I am not Mr. Blackwell. I play a game for the content - not the cool fashions.  icon_biggrin

Roman
1149  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Official Review] God of War III - Monday, March 8th on: March 29, 2010, 05:04:33 PM
I just beat Hermes last night as well. Kratos' method of dispatching him was very satisfying to say the least  icon_twisted

This game is just too beautiful. I think I am in love.

Roman
1150  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Dead Space 2 on: March 27, 2010, 09:31:46 PM
Very nice - short and sweet. I like the boosters on Isaac's feet a la Iron Man.

Dead Space 1 ranks as my all time best GT forum effect buy - this will be a day 1 purchase for me.

Roman
1151  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Battlefield Bad Company 2 Impressions on: March 26, 2010, 09:05:10 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on March 26, 2010, 07:13:08 PM

I do find it humorous the number of times Romy is on a roof and the number of times you can hit Dan and Romy with one bullet due to their attachment at the hips. lol

You can kill us with your bullets. But you'll never kill our love!

Roman
1152  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Battlefield Bad Company 2 Impressions on: March 26, 2010, 03:14:56 PM
Best in game chat quote of the night - ArchDan:

Dan: " Hey Romy I like what you have going on up here. Great spot for sniping " nod
Roman: "shut up man - now they know where we are " Roll Eyes

Hark: " Hey guys - their squad is way up high on that ridge "

Roman: "no we aren't" ninja

M4ck3r & Nonnahob then proceed to launch 2 direct hit rocket attacks.  crybaby retard
1153  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Battlefield Bad Company 2 Impressions on: March 26, 2010, 02:23:41 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on March 26, 2010, 06:05:02 AM

it was actually 11 vs 2 slywink  though we did send you invites a couple of times.

That was effing ridiculous last night for a couple of matches.  Talk about rolling thunder batman. You guys just kept coming and coming Bradley (Nonna, Hark) /tank (Nonna,Hark,Pug) /UAV (kato, M4ck3r) / chopper (pug).
If memory serves it was something like this in terms of teams:

Harkonis
Damage
Kato
Nonnahob
M4ck3r
Owain
Wonderpug

Vs:
ArchDan
RomyBolognaPony
Useless twat #1
Useless twat #2
Useless twat #3
Useless twat #4
Useless twat #5
Useless twat #6
Useless twat #7

Now I know what it must feel like to be a soldier on a vastly overpowered force ! Very demoralizing and frustrating to say the least.

Yes you guys did send out invite and they did mean something to Dan and I. But we wanted to not come across like quitters in some weird way hope that makes sense.
Like I said last night - Dan and I are like peas and carrots. We spawn together and camp together ( I mean get stuck behind rocks and such)
Still was fun but I almost Nonnahob rage quit once maybe twice.

Roman
1154  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: God of War 2 Impressions on: March 25, 2010, 04:20:02 PM

Quote from: SensuousLettuce on March 25, 2010, 04:10:10 PM

Quote from: Roman on March 25, 2010, 03:43:46 PM

Bring your own!

What's that supposed to mean!?  We're not about to embark on a QTE sex minigame if that's what you're waiting for sicko.


crybaby
1155  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: God of War 2 Impressions on: March 25, 2010, 03:43:46 PM
 Bring your own!
1156  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: How to manage two XBox360 consoles? on: March 25, 2010, 12:47:07 AM
yup. If memory serves the last update killed the 3rd party memory card options that were out there.
Up here in Canada they run about 40 bucks - http://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/product/xbox-360-512mb-memory/10086830.aspx?path=6f79c07243a18b53ce6360c3ac031567en02

I am pretty sure that mine is only 64mb - so that should be cheaper.

here is the MS site: http://www.xbox.com/en-US/hardware/x/xbox360memoryunit512mb/

1157  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: How to manage two XBox360 consoles? on: March 25, 2010, 12:19:01 AM
I store my profile on a memory card for swapping between the upstairs and downstairs consoles.
You can do the recover option but you will have to do so each and every time  - without the chat pad it is a pain....

Roman
1158  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Battlefield Bad Company 2 Impressions on: March 24, 2010, 08:40:50 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on March 24, 2010, 06:46:58 PM

you don't get assists for a darted person, nor can you home in on one with a rocket.  You do get the 30 points for putting the dart on him though.  Some people just try to dart then knife for extra points

How in the heck do you know about the details of something like this? You are like a gaming god - Cliff Clavin style. Props to you my friend.
1159  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: MW2 Map Pack - coming March 30th on: March 23, 2010, 05:33:36 PM

Quote from: Nonnahob on March 23, 2010, 03:10:23 PM

Quote from: Roman on March 23, 2010, 02:41:13 PM

I like the look of the new maps and am very happy to hear about the double XP weekend - this may make me change my mind and move to the 2nd prestige.... just maybe.

Roman

Booooo! Hissssss! I am trading my copy in while I can still get decent $$$ for it. The last few times I've played it's just been to see what Calvin is up to. I can just bug him on gmail all day for that.  nod

You're gonna miss out on all the fun with Calvin, Dan and I. I will also be taking you off my friends list.
1160  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: MW2 Map Pack - coming March 30th on: March 23, 2010, 02:41:13 PM
I like the look of the new maps and am very happy to hear about the double XP weekend - this may make me change my mind and move to the 2nd prestige.... just maybe.

Roman
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