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41  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Gobble-gobble ... on: October 15, 2013, 12:41:52 AM
I bucked the trend this year and made an amazing beef tenderloin instead of turkey.
Very very happy with the outcome.
Mom, sister and son ate very well smile

42  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: October 10, 2013, 03:59:29 PM
I bought it - played it - beat it - and sold it.
While I enjoyed my time with it  - the second time thru I chose a different character and I felt that it lost its replayability for me frown
then again I did beat it 3x on the PC...........

I don't look at it like wasted time / money. I enjoyed playing on my couch and the control scheme worked well.

43  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Gravity on: October 06, 2013, 03:08:03 AM
Is the movie good - or is it just the visuals etc that make this a must see. I'm all for eye candy but I like a little substance too. Not too much though - I get headaches
44  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PS4/PS3/360/PC]Battlefield 4 on: October 05, 2013, 04:45:57 AM

Quote from: Harkonis on October 05, 2013, 01:51:40 AM

Quote from: Roman on October 04, 2013, 11:04:56 PM

ugh - that doesn't bode well. I've sworn off COD for now and was really hoping that BF4 would be the better choice............
 

if you liked 3, you will likely like 4.  I didn't care for 3, and this feels a lot like it.

The PC version feels heads and shoulders above the 360 version Jarrod, you would probably like it a lot.

double doggy doo doo! I didnt take to 3 either. just felt to un-hitched imho. 
45  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PS4/PS3/360/PC]Battlefield 4 on: October 04, 2013, 11:04:56 PM
ugh - that doesn't bode well. I've sworn off COD for now and was really hoping that BF4 would be the better choice............
 
46  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: You're In the Mood for A Drink. What's Your Pleasure? on: October 01, 2013, 03:29:39 AM
I've been doing a shit ton of rye and coke lately.
47  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Breaking bad as good/bad as usual! on: September 23, 2013, 03:23:33 PM
good point guys. I missed that fact.
48  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Breaking bad as good/bad as usual! on: September 23, 2013, 05:50:59 AM
If Jesse wants revenge he should just ingest a shit ton of his next batch.
49  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: You know what I hate about IOS7? on: September 19, 2013, 06:56:55 PM
I've noticed little to no change in battery life on my 4s. I did turn off background app refresh and the parallax thingy just in case. 2 things I don't care about anyway.
50  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Breaking bad as good/bad as usual! on: September 16, 2013, 03:02:38 PM
what was Jesse screaming when Todd was taking him out of the hole? Something about something being at the house - and to take him there so he can show him?

What was that all about? I missed it and deleted the episode already frown
51  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: September 09, 2013, 04:16:34 PM
no screen tear here but I do get the odd hiccup when walking etc. not a deal breaker imho.
maybe if I installed it wouldn't happen? meh. 
52  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: September 08, 2013, 09:27:20 PM
agreed - fugly. The metro UI works on the PC but at first glance not on the console. There are just too many icons there for any real semblance of order.

Yuck.
53  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: September 08, 2013, 12:00:20 AM
When I played through the game on the PC (2 or 3 times I think) I obviously didn't hate it. I did however grow tired of the terrible drops and the perceived need that I needed to hit the AH in order to progress further at many many points.

I like the console version plain and simple. I like the dual sticks, I like that I don't have to keep one 'eye' on the keyboard so I don't mis-press a key etc.

As I posted earlier I got 3 legendaries in one sitting - that makes 4-5 in the first 21 levels or so. On the PC I got maybe 3 in 3 play throughs - only 1 of which was for my barb. It was actually a shitty pair of boots....

Colour me impressed and satisfied.
54  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: September 07, 2013, 06:34:14 PM

Quote from: Harpua3 on September 07, 2013, 05:24:39 PM

I want this for couch coop with the wife. I really don't want to double dip... Well see how long I can hold off...

I felt the same way - I traded in a few games and ended up on top - $61 in trades vs $49.99 purchase. Glad I did it!
55  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: September 07, 2013, 04:11:42 AM
Played up to level 21 today - and I got 3 count em 3 legendary drops in one session!
Too bad the PC version wasn't this generous........
56  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: September 06, 2013, 01:44:45 AM
what can I say - you're a great salesman!
57  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: September 06, 2013, 12:31:23 AM
I've got my toon up to about level 17 I think and I've already come across 2 legendaries - and the kicker here is that they can actually be USED by my character!! (unlike the PC version  finger)

I like the interface and quite enjoy sitting on my couch and playing.
58  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: What stupid things did you do as a teen? on: August 28, 2013, 04:22:33 AM
The stupidest thing I did as a teen was getting in cars with drunk people.
Looking back I was lucky too many times.
59  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: OO off line for a short time on: August 26, 2013, 10:30:55 PM
Last Result:
Download Speed: 10551 kbps (1318.9 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 1574 kbps (196.8 KB/sec transfer rate)
Latency: 20 ms
8/26/2013 6:27:07 PM
60  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: OO off line for a short time on: August 24, 2013, 05:25:19 AM
Wait a second! do you think this could be the same Josh from way back in the GoneGold days? Perhaps he's back for revenge!
61  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: August 23, 2013, 01:38:01 AM
went back to D3 today............. kinda wish I stayed away.

1.5 hrs grinding in Act2 Inferno yeilded more 'rare' items than I can remember - however (wait for it) they were all useless for my class or WAY below what I have equipped.
Sad. So sad.
62  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Commando + 20 Years: Does Not Hold Up At All on: August 22, 2013, 05:52:15 AM
I saw an interview or documentary type thing about Commando a while back and they touched on the wardrobe issues with Wells. Turns out he was not the original bad guy - whomever they cast first quit and they had zero time for problems so they just hired him and he had to wear what was originally made for his predecessor.

ta da!

knowing is half the battle.
63  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: headphone advice please on: August 21, 2013, 03:54:19 PM
Sennheiser was next on my list believe me - however I picked up the ATs for under a hundred so it was a no brainer.

Also agreed on the noise reduction - they seem to be 'passive' rather than active - either way they do a great job.
64  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: headphone advice please on: August 20, 2013, 09:07:03 PM
thanks so much for all the help and suggestions guys.
After much hemming and hawing I decided on............

http://www.audio-technica.com/cms/headphones/8899070fa454699b/index.html

The Audio-Technica M50s in White.
So far I am very happy with them - sound is great and they are comfortable.

65  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: headphone advice please on: August 20, 2013, 06:32:03 AM
thanks pug - no pc gaming really. maybe torchlight only.
gaming is done on console.

when I work from home I like to listen to my iTunes library. no roomies just me so sound bleed is ok.
I cab spend up to 300 or so.
66  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / headphone advice please on: August 20, 2013, 05:00:18 AM
I've moved into an apartment from a home and thus cannot listen to music at the levels that I've been used to.......

I'm looking for suggestions on a decent pair of headphones for use with my pc and receiver.

I'm no audiophile however I do enjoy music. I'm not looking for a pair of $1k earcups.

thoughts?
67  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: August 02, 2013, 02:00:31 PM
11:08 made me laugh.
68  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Do you wear a watch? on: July 29, 2013, 11:19:17 PM
Yes I still wear watches - I circulate between 3. All Tags.
69  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: It's July 25, 2013. What's Your Game of the Year? on: July 29, 2013, 08:18:20 PM
Tomb Raider
70  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: July 24, 2013, 11:10:13 AM

Quote from: metallicorphan on July 22, 2013, 08:58:40 AM





that horse has meth teeth!
71  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Stuck.. possibly NSFW? on: July 21, 2013, 05:18:41 AM
Gosh dang it! I done forgot t'use ma spellchecker thang.
72  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Stuck.. possibly NSFW? on: July 21, 2013, 12:32:12 AM
coupled with the cold he has does he also have an accent, speech impediment or way dkwn south southern drawl?
73  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Walking Dead tap dances onto AMC for Season 4 on: July 19, 2013, 10:29:13 PM
Boing!!!!!!!
74  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Happy Birthday Hark! on: July 19, 2013, 09:30:30 PM
HBD Hark. Hope you've had a great day!
75  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Test your Die Hard knowledge (Die Hard is 25 years old?!) on: July 16, 2013, 09:18:16 PM
You scored 18 out of a possible 20

Very good! You're the Special Agent Johnson of Die Hard quizzes.

Hark is the other agent Johnson - no relation.
76  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Pacific Rim on: July 15, 2013, 02:32:24 AM
Just saw this with my 11yr old and we liked it. I knew what to expect coming in and I was not disappointed. Great effects and character design along with some cheesy humour and an interesting story.

Put it this way - I liked this better than Iron Man 3 !

Roman
77  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Pacific Rim on: July 11, 2013, 03:52:26 AM
here's another positive review. seems del toro is hitting all marks on this one.
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/moviesnow/la-et-mn-pacific-rim-20130711,0,4458733.story
78  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS3] The Last Of Us on: June 26, 2013, 01:27:23 AM
Darn Gone Gold effect! My town is completely sold out!
79  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: World War Z Movie on: June 24, 2013, 04:23:17 PM
Saw it last night and enjoyed it for what it was.
I knew ahead of time that there was no real link to the book so my expectations were managed.
I simply feel that this could have been called '28 Days Later: The Global Story'



I do think they did a great job of portraying a sense of tension throughout the movie.
80  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Superman: Man of Steel on: June 21, 2013, 03:12:53 AM

Quote from: Harkonis on June 20, 2013, 10:13:05 PM

Romy, there were no fights in NY btw, that would make it Marvel.  DC uses fake cities, they can't afford the real thing.  ninja

all I read/heard is Charlie Brown's teacher  Tongue
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