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1161  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: What are the "must-watch/must-have" television series on DVD? on: March 16, 2009, 06:52:39 PM
According to my find feature the term "Friday Night Lights" hasn't been used so I'm going to add that show to the discussion.  I think this is a fantastic show even if the high school kids are like 26 years old.
1162  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Official 2009 American Idol Thread on: March 14, 2009, 07:04:51 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on March 14, 2009, 05:07:39 AM



- Never, ever, ever, ever, ever show us another fucking Ford commercial disguised as a "music video."



But Sarver had so much fun making that commercial!, didn't you hear him just before the commercial aired?  Don't be taking away so much fun from the contestants. 

Quote

- Eliminate theme weeks. I could have sworn before this season started one of the big changes they said was coming was the elimination of theme weeks. And what do we get right off the bat? Michael Jackson week. If you want the contestants to stop singing so old-fashioned, stop forcing them to pick songs from the goddamn Barbra Streisand song book. If a video game like Rock Band can afford to license contemporary songs, surely to God one of the highest rated shows on TV can afford to shell out for artists from this decade.


I think I strained my eyes by excessive rolling after they announced last weeks theme, I hate their themes.
1163  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Do you use the Calendar Function at GT? on: March 13, 2009, 06:04:38 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 13, 2009, 02:21:25 PM

[  ] Yes
[  ] No
[√] Didn't know it existed / Forgot about it

This
1164  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Official 2009 American Idol Thread on: March 12, 2009, 06:12:37 PM
No surprise PRG was sent off, Jasmine was a bit of one for me since the judges seemed to like her so much.  Stupid theme choice to go with Micheal Jackson songs, way to stay current AI!  I hope the upcoming themes are better than this weeks and that Megan can last a bit longer.  I'm wondering who the judges are going to "save" this season using the new rule.  My guess would be Gokey/Adam/Lil if any of those got voted off before the top 5.  It will also be interesting to see if they get to the top 5 and haven't used the save yet, will they keep a singer just because they can?

I didn't listen to much of the Kayne West song, it seemed a bit electronic and screechy but I did get a laugh out of what the band costumes were.  Kelly's song was decent (I know it has been out awhile but I never listen to radio stations that would play it) but the title sucked (hehe) and it seemed disconnected every time she sang the title refrain, way too long IMHO.
1165  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: American Idol: The Final 13 on: March 11, 2009, 06:00:58 PM

Quote from: Captain Caveman on March 11, 2009, 12:23:25 PM

This week only confirmed my initial impressions: Megan is an awkward mess and Adam is an utter douche. I was pleasantly surprised by Matt (the piano guy who can see), and the 16 year old gumby-face seemed pretty good again, but other than that, the show waws a big serving of meh. I'm guessing Jasmine goes home, but I'm not sure about the 2nd. I'll pull a shocker and predict Megan bites it.

Can't see two girls going home, that would leave 3 girls and 8 guys for the top 11.  Anoop probably should be gone with that performance but the judges are pimping him up so he may survive.  Megan sang better than Jasmine IMHO but again the judges hit her for song choice and didn't really comment on the same issues for Jasmine.  Much as I hate Adam, he did provide the best act last night and I really didn't like Pinky Tuscadero in the pimp slot singing Dirty Diana, maybe it is the song itself but the staccato rhythm really didn't work for me dawg!

Predictions?  Man I just don't know..... sigh Megan due to judge hatin' (and yeah the song was a bad choice) and jeeze I don't know, Kris Allen or PRG.
1166  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Amazon Kindle on: March 10, 2009, 08:25:43 AM
Hmm not liking some of the new release prices.  Joker One (story about a platoon in Iraq) is getting very good reviews and was just released today.  Hard cover price= $15.60  Kindle price= $14.30,  while I don't like extra books cluttering up my shelves Amazon needs to have a better enticement than saving $1.30 for me to get this on the Kindle and not go for the hardback edition.
1167  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Off Season on: March 09, 2009, 05:26:04 AM

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1168  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Official 2009 American Idol Thread on: March 06, 2009, 07:49:19 PM

Quote from: PaulBot on March 06, 2009, 04:36:36 PM

Quote from: Captain Caveman on March 06, 2009, 02:31:00 PM

I might be abnormal, but I totally don't get Megan (the girl with the tatooed arm). Sure she's pretty, but her voice seems rather plain, her movements are awkward, and she really doesn't seem to be all that interesting.

My wife says she dances like a two year old. She just stands there and moves her upper body back and forth occasionally. She is very cute, but cute only gets you so far on this show. I find her tattoo very distracting.

I like her because she sings different types of songs so I may change my mind once they all have to sing one style in the up comming weeks.  And no I don't like her on stage movements at all.
1169  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Official 2009 American Idol Thread on: March 06, 2009, 11:05:14 AM
Thank you Jeebus Tatiana is gone, that was pathetic whore mongering of the highest caliber.  Megan picked a great song to sing and it paid off, I didn't think Jasmine did that well but it seemed obvious that the judges were pimping her up from day one.  I jumped in my chair when they showed Jasmine's mom (?), scary spice indeed. Quite a mismatch of guys (Cool to girls (5) so I would expect a few casualties for the guys in the next weeks.
1170  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Amazon Kindle on: March 05, 2009, 07:13:28 PM
I have the M-case cover for my first gen Kindle and it works great.  The wider shelf on the left side makes a great thumb rest when holding the device in my left hand (which is my preferred way).  I actually had to use the Amazon customer service for the Kindle, I turned it on one day and the upper right of the screen was smeared, like an etchasketch that had had the screen pressed real hard  icon_evil.  I don't know why it happened but Amazon was quick to ship me a (brand new) replacement using next day shipping and just had me swap out the damaged unit with the new one.  Return shipping was also free and the CS reps were very helpful and quick to answer the phone (located in the US as well), no hassle at all which was much appreciated since I love to read with my Kindle so much.  The CS reps also set up the new Kindle to download my books that I had already bought so I still have all of those.
1171  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Official 2009 American Idol Thread on: March 05, 2009, 10:56:45 AM
NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!?!?!?!?!?  Not Tatiana again  finger .  She stands a good chance of getting past the wild card too, I just can't see them taking more than one guy and even that will leave a top 12 of 7 guys to 5 girls.  At least they took Megan and Red Hot Redhead and I admit I was hoping for a reprise of Nick/Norman  ninja.  I wonder if they will change this format in upcoming seasons, it's pretty clear the guys have a big advantage when it goes down this way.  Jasmine and Megan are my guesses along with Anoop for the guys.
1172  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Official 2009 American Idol Thread on: March 04, 2009, 07:54:35 PM
Pretty forgettable night but agree with Lil Rounds in the pimp spot going into the top 12.  Blindy (I call him Eye-Mac btw) didn't do as well as I expected and the rest sorta were meh for me dawg!  And I'm not sure AI needed another Randy which is how I view Kara most of the time, very similar in their comments.  DVR is a must for me with this show, I cannot listen to Paula's comments and hey producers I've already seen the clips of the performers like 4 times already.
1173  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What is the best game you own? on: March 01, 2009, 11:29:54 PM
1174  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Official 2009 American Idol Thread on: February 27, 2009, 06:48:58 PM
Seems to me the new format favors the guys more than the girls,  and I base this solely on the assumption that the largest base of voters are tween/teenage girls who vote for guys more than girls.  It would be interesting to see the voting results if they only took the 3 highest vote getters and see how many gals would make the cut.  I do hate the new format as well, I'd have liked to see Drops of Jupiter and Bette Davis Eyes girls get in there for more chances.  Oh well I suppose the wild card may allow for that.
1175  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Anyone play Eschalon: Book 1 ? on: February 23, 2009, 08:57:48 AM
Finished up just a moment ago,  really enjoyed the game.  I played an assassin character up to level 15 and total play time was 24.4 hours.  I did get off track on the main story line at some point and had to take my powerful guy back to some lower level areas to pick up a missing item.  Plenty of fun though, I rarely finish this type of game but this one had me hooked.  I would like to see a larger loot table for the next version, I don't know how many gloves of skullduggery I found and sold but it was a lot and I never ran across much else for magical leather gloves.
1176  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Official 2009 American Idol Thread on: February 18, 2009, 08:42:16 PM
I really dislike Noxious Attention Whore Tatiania  or NAWT, can't wait until she is gone.  Alexis was ok and Gokey in the pimp spot did fine as well, the others all seemed very very poor and I couldn't watch their entire performances.  I agree that the format seems contrived but it will be interesting to see how the last chance round goes.
1177  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Amazon MP3 Daily Deal (keep it updated!) on: February 15, 2009, 08:21:43 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on February 15, 2009, 09:01:14 AM

2-15

The Singles Collection by No Doubt

I am all over this one.  one helluva deal for $1.99.

Downloading it now! 
1178  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (2/2) on: February 02, 2009, 06:35:51 PM
I picked up Eschalon last night and played for a few hours, I love it so far.
1179  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Playoffs - AFC/NFC Championship Games on: January 19, 2009, 05:43:58 AM

Quote from: Devil on January 19, 2009, 03:37:12 AM

You guys are great - I thought the game was pretty damn boring.

If I was Dick LeBeau, I would have loved it.

36 yards a quarter isn't all that interesting to me.

Sorry if I offended the football Gods in here again.

I have to agree here, too many 1 yard and a cloud of dust (snow) plays.  Both defenses were great but I'd like to see creative offense go against a stout defense not boring stuff like we saw in the AFC game here.  I hope the Cardinals can continue with some intricate plays to go against the Steelers D.
1180  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NBC's coverage for the Super Bowl on: January 08, 2009, 10:30:33 PM

Quote from: Hrothgar on January 07, 2009, 11:07:50 PM

Quote from: Zinfan on January 07, 2009, 09:58:05 PM

Wasn't Napoleon exiled to Elba the first time and St Helena the second?  No need to curse Corsica with Matt Millen but I do agree WTF is he doing back on TV?  I would like to know what skeletons are buried where that he has the goods on, the only reason I can see for him having a job.
You're right.  He was born on Corsica.  My apologies to all islanders for mixing up the order of his stays.  And thank you for being the only one to get into the spirit of Millen bashing. 

Obviously I failed my colorful language check.  I've gotten people arguing about exile and pride and HD quality when we should be arguing about how much worse Millen makes the NBC broadcast.  How many years until NBC is at the bottom of the heap?

 slywink

No idea on how long it will take but I'm sure we'll know when the bottom has been reached when NBC replaces the peacock with a Detroit Lions symbol. 
1181  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Time for a new computer on: January 07, 2009, 10:09:38 PM
I'm very happy with the computer I built as listed here http://www.gamingtrend.com/forums/index.php?topic=29415.0  .  I can't remember final cost but somewhere around $2300 without the monitor.
1182  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NBC's coverage for the Super Bowl on: January 07, 2009, 09:58:05 PM
Wasn't Napoleon exiled to Elba the first time and St Helena the second?  No need to curse Corsica with Matt Millen but I do agree WTF is he doing back on TV?  I would like to know what skeletons are buried where that he has the goods on, the only reason I can see for him having a job.
1183  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (1/5) on: January 05, 2009, 06:17:14 PM
I might get Saints Row 2 for the PC, undecided yet so I think I'll go read up on how the 360 version was received.
1184  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Are you a theater goer? on: December 31, 2008, 04:57:38 PM
The wife doesn't like going to the movies and I'm not a big fan either so usually I'll go with my friend when there is a big action flick like Batman or Iron Man so that makes it like 2-3 times a year at most.  And I hate having to sit though commercials in the movie theater now!  I payed lots of money for the show and I don't want commercials  icon_evil
1185  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: How did you choose your Gamertag or Forum name? on: December 30, 2008, 09:40:18 PM
Contrary to the name, I don't enjoy Zinfandel wines, the name stems like many others from a game.  Jump into the way back machine to the date September 25th 1997 where in Ultima Online launched and I joined the Napa server.  Deciding to name my archer Zinfan Dale (didn't like Del for some reason or I just couldn't speel) was a quick choice and that name as been my forum moniker ever since except for one other board where I chose Otter.  Otter was my first Xbox Live handle but I let the sub lapse and at the time you couldn't get your name back once it "expired" so I needed to come up with another one that suited my playing style,  Otter Chaos fit pretty well and was available so there you have it. 
1186  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Need some photography advice on: December 29, 2008, 05:04:14 PM
Ken Rockwell has a guide on how he sets up his D40.  I used similar settings for my D50 and really liked the results.

http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/d40/users-guide/index.htm
1187  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Tomb Raider: Legends Impressions (all platforms!) on: December 28, 2008, 05:42:53 AM
I'm stuck on the final battle and don't see any real way I'll ever get past it, too bad since I've enjoyed the game so far.  I just don't have enough health packs to take the boss down.  I'll take a break and then maybe try Anniversary next and move to Underground after that.
1188  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Pet Photos] Happy holidays from the pets of the community... on: December 28, 2008, 05:39:39 AM
Star wonders why I'm taking so many pics, had to try out some settings for my D50.

1189  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: My Accomplishment on: December 28, 2008, 12:44:20 AM
I need to get back into this game, the Wii has just been sitting there for quite a long time now.  I liked SMG and I probably have 4 stars  icon_biggrin
1190  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Kung Fu Panda on: December 27, 2008, 05:01:19 AM
I've got DirectTV recording the HD version off of PPV right now, probably will watch with the wife this weekend.  The other tuner is picking up Tropical Thunder so plenty of choices to watch.
1191  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Ollie's retired and moving in. on: December 27, 2008, 02:07:56 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on December 27, 2008, 01:41:27 AM

w00t!  grats!  are you going to change his name to Santa's Little Helper?

I believe in these times of credit card crunch the name should be Santos M Halper!
1192  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360]Mistwalker's Cry On Cancelled on: December 26, 2008, 05:56:51 PM

Quote from: warning on December 26, 2008, 12:22:50 PM

Cry off?

Crysis?
1193  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Help with Vista choices for a new system build... on: December 26, 2008, 05:53:41 PM
I used the OEM "system builder" version of 64 bit Vista on my build earlier this year and there were no issues at all.  If you read the package it states this version can only be installed using the OEM Preinstallation Kit (OPK) but some searching on the interwebs showed me that that isn't the case and I just put the disc in the optical drive and it installed Vista.  I've no idea about Microsoft support issues, the computer does all the automatic or manual system updates like normal.  I'd say go for the system builder version if it saves a few dollars, I'm not sure what the retail version of the OS comes with in the box.
1194  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: My new toy (and a chance to say "I told you so")... on: December 24, 2008, 05:49:11 AM

Quote from: Scuzz on December 23, 2008, 04:58:14 PM

Ah, men discussing the best vacuum cleaner and how to use it.....


I must be on the wrong forum, pardon me................

Damn and I was just about to start a thread extolling the virtues of my new gas range  crybaby
1195  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Which pc case would you buy... on: December 20, 2008, 06:32:30 PM

Quote from: ibdoomed on December 16, 2008, 08:43:19 PM


The CM HAF932 is my new favorite cheap case.

I have this case and it is great except that I had to unplug the leads for the power LED, that thing is a frigging laser!  I think I could get a blue suntan if I was exposed to it's light for a short period of time.  Other than that I love the case, plenty of room and lots of cooling.  Just a bit outside the price range though for this thread.
1196  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Help me find a Christmas gift for my wife... on: December 18, 2008, 01:43:26 AM
If she wants an outdoor swing seat, maybe you could add one of those outdoor propane heaters so you can sit outside in colder weather?  Some thing like this costco one? http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11308603&whse=BC&topnav=&browse=&lang=en-US&s=1
1197  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Help me find a Christmas gift for my wife... on: December 17, 2008, 06:13:06 PM
One thing I've gotten is the past that gets lots of use was a microwaveable pillow filled with flaxseed.  The seeds hold heat for a long time and my sister loved hers when she was pregnant.  Here is a link to someone selling similar items http://beckys_bags.tripod.com/index.html .   
1198  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: CHUCK IS BACK! Chuck vs. The First Date Spoilers! on: December 16, 2008, 09:57:31 PM
Great episode but man did they miss a golden chance to dress Casey up as Santa's Elf!  Yippie Ki Yay. 
1199  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Angel seasons 1-5 box set for $50.99 on: December 12, 2008, 07:12:04 PM
Thank you! I never watched Angel but was a Buffy fan so I've ordered this up.
1200  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Ever lived on an Aircraft Carrier? on: December 09, 2008, 05:27:32 AM

Quote from: JohnathanStrange on December 09, 2008, 03:37:10 AM

I think she may be doing well since you've not mentioned anything outrageous. Her email photos from the ship and Japan seemed to show a very happy swabbie. Swabbie? Is that correct? Anyhow, she seemed to have friends and some fun time so it's not all duty duty duty.

Squid is also acceptable  Tongue
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