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1  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Let's talk Iphone on: September 16, 2014, 04:01:32 AM
I just had a popup in hangouts asking about letting hangouts handle google voice sms/voicemail so it seems like they are slowly integrating all the major things into hangouts.
2  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Do you buy DVDs anymore? on: August 23, 2014, 04:40:26 PM
I only stream/download. The only blu-rays I own are movies that I truly loved growing up that I've rebought at least 2 or 3 times now.
3  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: {Movie]Automata on: August 21, 2014, 04:21:22 PM
Or a better I,Robot.
4  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Where do you stand on the crucial topic of hotdogs? on: August 07, 2014, 04:35:39 PM
I think it's an east coast thing, I've never seen anyone get a hot dog without ketchup.
5  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: X-Men Origins: Deadpool on: July 30, 2014, 04:45:30 PM

Quote from: McNutt on July 30, 2014, 04:29:01 PM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on July 30, 2014, 04:22:52 PM

I don't know how you can see any action movies, ever.

Most action movies don't have things that don't make sense, like a motorcycle rider getting off his motorcycle to stand in front of a flipping vehicle which looks like it would crush him, just to shoot blindly into it.  This is not typical of action movies. 

Typical of bollywood action movies, which make it amazing.
6  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: X-Men Origins: Deadpool on: July 30, 2014, 04:15:53 PM
People were saying that he was drawing it in the beginning, he's obviously writing or drawing something.
7  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: X-Men Origins: Deadpool on: July 30, 2014, 03:42:28 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on July 30, 2014, 03:24:46 PM

Quote from: SkyLander on July 30, 2014, 03:19:41 PM

Can finally see what he drew and it just makes it funnier.

What was it?

Spoiler for Hiden:
Him cutting off the motorcyclists head

I don't know if I really need to spoil that.
8  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: X-Men Origins: Deadpool on: July 30, 2014, 03:19:41 PM
Can finally see what he drew and it just makes it funnier.
9  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Anime thread of anime on: July 22, 2014, 08:05:58 PM
If you love Kill a Kill, I strongly suggest Guuren Lagann.

Also if you can find it, Steins;Gate is pretty much my favorite anime.

As was said earlier Knights of Sidonia is pretty good. Very Evangelionesk without the total craziness towards the end.
10  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So...what would ya say...ya do here? on: July 18, 2014, 02:54:01 PM
That's a

Quote from: Harpua3 on July 18, 2014, 06:05:46 AM

I'm still waiting for the response that says.." Jerk off, play games, then jerk off again followed by..." paranoid

That's assumed for everyone here already.
11  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So...what would ya say...ya do here? on: July 14, 2014, 10:41:57 PM
Senior Firmware Engineer at Bally Technologies.

I basically make slot machines.
12  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Wildstar (Carbine Studios' first project) on: June 01, 2014, 05:06:09 PM
They are from the Something Awful form, they were orginally going to be on Pergo but apparently Carbine asked them to move to warbringer because of the population on Pergo. The goon guilds usually get really big and they are usually just a giant horde of jerks. If you are Dominion also then it should be fine. Just thought I would throw it out since there is usually stigma that comes with where ever the goons are.

In either case since I'm not huge on PVP the rest of them are on Evindra which is where I have an exile guy and a dominion guy.  I'm in as SkyLander for my dominion guy if you want to friend me.

I also think a majority of dungeons or instances in general are cross realm? I'm not totally sure how that works.
13  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Wildstar (Carbine Studios' first project) on: May 31, 2014, 04:49:17 PM
Just an FYI since I know how some people can be the Goon Squad is on Warbringer, there primary faction is dominion.
14  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Your Favorite Star Wars Games on: May 06, 2014, 02:21:38 AM
I'm sure X-Wing and Tie Fighter are probably better games, but I loved X-Wing Alliance. I loved the whole story, being just a family of smugglers and flying the YT-1300 and other variants and just going out and doing runs and so forth. It was just a great game in general.
15  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Great Cable Purge of 2014 on: April 21, 2014, 03:36:46 PM

Quote from: Scraper on April 21, 2014, 02:25:27 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on April 21, 2014, 01:56:30 PM

I talked to my wife and we're going to try to cut the cord (mostly) in July when our current cable deal is up. The biggest heartache for us is going to be giving up the kid channels. While Netflix has TONS of kid content, it's still a bit of a pain vs just turning on Disney Jr. and letting it run.

We're going to try to go back to a basic cable package for $20/month. This will give us all the major channels (which is pretty much all we watch anyway), and we'll have Netflix and Hulu to fill in the gaps for anything else. Worst case scenario we cave and wind up going back up to a tier that gives us the kid's channels. Even then we'll still be saving a little money over the full blown package we have now.

If you have Amazon Prime they have all of the Nickelodeon programming.

And Netflix does automatically start the next episode now, I think after 10 or so there is a popup asking if you are still watching.
16  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Captain America: The Winter Soldier confirmed on: April 17, 2014, 03:41:12 AM
To me the 3D in this movie was utterly horrible. Saving grace was that I liked the movie enough to get passed the 3D for most of it. Everyone that I went with pretty much agreed with me. It seemed like there were times where they tried to do tricks with the blur and bring into focus different things, with 3D the whole frame just became blurry. Most of the quick cuts/shaky cam fights were a blurry mess to me. I also left the movie with a pounding headache. Nothing has come close to Avatar in doing 3D well. Hence why I usually avoid it like the plague, only reason I went to this in 3D was that my boss was taking everyone out and I wanted to go to the new imax theater that opened up here. The imax screen is great and I loved the sound to bad every movie in that theater is going to be 3d so this is probably the last movie I will see in it.
17  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Captain America: The Winter Soldier confirmed on: April 11, 2014, 06:06:45 AM

Quote from: hepcat on April 10, 2014, 08:34:00 PM

Did Scarlett Johansson spend the entire movie looking like she'd lost a battle with a can of spray tan, or is it just me.  She looked oddly orange throughout the entire film.

My wife pointed this out too, she was saying her makeup didn't go with the red hair very well.
18  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: AT&T Wireless New Mobile Share Plan - Really? on: March 25, 2014, 03:46:51 PM
Yeah, I have a family plan on T-Mobile, I have unlimited everything at 110 a month, including data, unthrottled. Before I was doing 145-150ish. And for 90 percent of the places I go to I have good signal with LTE or at least HSPA+, I average around 10meg down consistently. I don't think I can ever go back to Verizon or ATT, contracts or subsidized phones. It would be a wash anyway since for a new flagship type phone I've seen 250-299 at least on verizon unless you find a good deal somewhere, whereas a Nexus phone is usually about 350.
19  Gaming / Analog Gaming / [KickStarter] Mob Town on: January 31, 2014, 06:22:32 PM
So a good friend from work has designed a board game and he got a publisher and they just put up a kickstarter for his game.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/5thstreetgames/mob-town

It's a map building/town takeover kind of game. It uses quite a few familiar mechanics if you kept up with Tabletop or any recent popular games. I helped him playtest it and it is actually a pretty fun and simple game. Just wanted to throw it out there if anyone would be interested.
20  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: TMNT Live Action Reboot inc? on: January 23, 2014, 06:02:32 AM
Only fear is that it's modeled after the movie, which means sun glasses and a tattoo?
21  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: TMNT Live Action Reboot inc? on: January 23, 2014, 12:18:40 AM
Holy shit.
22  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Amazon Prime...... Air? on: December 02, 2013, 05:41:53 AM
How many of them will be stolen/broken/to windy/2 billion other things that I don't think this would work well. It's cool and I love the idea I just didn't think it was going to work that well.
23  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Paul Walker dead in car crash on: December 02, 2013, 03:38:00 AM
I have read up more on him. Getting past my bias of the Fast and Furious movies. It is sad that someone died that was actually involved with there charities and went out and got things done.

More than I've done.
24  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Paul Walker dead in car crash on: December 01, 2013, 05:50:58 PM
Alright this one may be better

25  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Paul Walker dead in car crash on: December 01, 2013, 05:16:18 AM
But he died in a porsche?
26  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Feels Like Friday. on: November 21, 2013, 04:18:25 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on November 21, 2013, 04:03:48 PM

nope, it's not XB1 day yet.

Yeah, not flame warsy enough at the moment.
27  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Re: the Apple iPad on: November 05, 2013, 09:30:51 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on November 05, 2013, 07:25:31 PM

Quote from: disarm on November 05, 2013, 07:21:40 PM

I just got my fiancÚ an Air on release day, and it is a really slick device...significantly lighter and easier to hold than the previous iPad, and very quick to load apps.

I was a little surprised to compare it to my almost two year old Asus Transformer Prime,however, and realize that they're pretty much the same thickness, feel like the same weight, and only differ in their longest dimension because the Prime has a 10-inch 16:9 screen. Apple talks up the Air like it's a marvel of engineering, and it is a good step from previous iPads, but they're not breaking new ground this time. I still think it's a pretty impressive device though.

Does the Asus have the same CPU/GPU performance and battery life as the Air?  I would think that it's* much further ahead (aside from the 2 year gap in tech). *the Air

I think he was getting at the thinness/weight is really not that much better than what has been put out from other companies in the past.
28  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I just made a new thread on: November 01, 2013, 11:12:48 PM
Holy shit ground floor, 2nd page of this here thread.
29  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I just made a new thread on: October 31, 2013, 10:37:37 PM
This sure is a thread.



Yep.
30  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: October 18, 2013, 09:17:20 PM
Part 2

31  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So what's your ride? on: October 16, 2013, 05:12:48 AM
2011 Ford Fusion

32  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I like feeling a part of a gaming community.. on: October 14, 2013, 08:27:47 PM

Quote from: Caine on October 14, 2013, 04:34:22 PM

Quote from: SkyLander on October 14, 2013, 04:00:57 PM

The forums are naturally slow on the weekends since most people browse from work/school/pool side gazebo during the weekdays. So I'm not sure what was expected with the gobble gobble post. That I only click on things that look interested to me and I thought the gobble gobble post pertained to the deep introspective research into turkeys, and since I think I know all there is know about turkeys I didn't feel like adding to the post.

you forgot "the John, potty, crapper, Library, shitter and can"

Arc, come back and join the fun.  we can have Ceekay insult you if that would make you feel at home.  as for the gobble thread, I usually avoid the foreign events threads.  very surprised that they thread could have wandered off into international bickering. 


Flying a plane, whilst paying a stripper, driving a monster truck into a flaming bus
33  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I like feeling a part of a gaming community.. on: October 14, 2013, 04:00:57 PM
The forums are naturally slow on the weekends since most people browse from work/school/pool side gazebo during the weekdays. So I'm not sure what was expected with the gobble gobble post. That I only click on things that look interested to me and I thought the gobble gobble post pertained to the deep introspective research into turkeys, and since I think I know all there is know about turkeys I didn't feel like adding to the post.
34  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: September 28, 2013, 08:08:19 PM
35  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Steam Box on: September 24, 2013, 03:00:28 PM
This is something that I've been looking for. I believe the streaming is the main feature. People who use steam most likely have a gaming pc that isn't hooked up to the TV. So if you get games like, Batman or Assassins creed which were built with a controller in mind you can then just stream those games to your big screen if you want. Or a bunch of indy games that don't look the best on your pc monitor or are more casual/aren't hardcore. Which is exactly what I would like since I have a beefy main gaming rig that is to big/heavy/loud to take down to my main big screen TV. But there are games that are most suited to the couch. So why buy something twice or have to split my library when I could get the best of both worlds.
36  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Let's talk Iphone on: September 11, 2013, 03:06:59 PM
I got an HTC One in the last 2 weeks and it fits in my pocket just fine. I went from a Nexus one which was a 3.5 inch to a Galaxy S2 and size kind of scared me and my wife who had an iPhone 4. But after using it for awhile I can't go back to a smaller screen. The HTC One is actually a little longer than I would probably like I would say a 4.5 inch screen is the sweet spot for me. But the phone is amazing in many ways so I'm happy with my choice.
37  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So, this just happened on: September 01, 2013, 04:06:38 AM

Quote from: KKBlue on August 31, 2013, 10:52:53 PM

CeeKay! That is so funny!

I don't believe this statement on the internet without a "lol" and or "roflmao" this is instantly seen as sarcasm.

I would also take a roflcopter. I would not take just a straight rofl though.
38  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: TDS-Jon Stewart to take summer off,John Oliver to fill in on: August 22, 2013, 06:19:59 PM
I could see doing what Ceekay did, give him Friday-Sunday. or doing some thing through Wednesday. I mean it is called The Daily Show and it's only new Monday-Thursday....
39  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Hey, you know what show I miss? Whose Line Is It Anyway. on: August 17, 2013, 06:44:06 AM
There were quite a few that were just as bad before.
40  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: You're Not Drinking Enough Soda! on: August 07, 2013, 04:13:34 PM
I did a biggest loser challenge thing at work once and basically dropped all soda/sobe that I drink. Switched to just iced tea at restaurants or water. Now regular soda is way to sweet. I maybe have one sobe a week. I still just have iced tea when going out even though that is more of a sham than soda since usually it's 2-2.50 for a glass of tea.
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