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3801  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: American Idol on: May 05, 2007, 01:24:39 AM
Blake is pretty good, he won't win, but he's good.  At first he heavily relied on the beat box, and I'm glad he held back, because it was quickly becoming old.  He brought it back at the best moment.  However, he doesn't have the talent to be #1.  Melinda or Jordan will win it.
3802  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: CSI!!?? (Spoilers) on: May 04, 2007, 05:46:25 PM
We were talking about this last night.  I made the suggestion that Grissom could be the miniature killer. 
3803  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 30, 2007, 01:14:56 AM
3804  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: New Sony marketing idea: Showing decapitated animals. (NSFW) on: April 30, 2007, 01:10:34 AM
damn, if only Hetz was here Tongue  That would have been interesting to see.
3805  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Truck Plows Through Gas Station on: April 22, 2007, 09:40:15 PM
http://www.videosift.com/video/truck-plows-through-gas-station
3806  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / OO Down on: April 22, 2007, 03:21:52 AM
Is OO Down?

All I get is this...
arning: mysql_connect(): Too many connections in /home/overlord/domains/octopusoverlords.com/public_html/phpBB2/db/mysql4.php on line 48

Warning: mysql_error(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL-Link resource in /home/overlord/domains/octopusoverlords.com/public_html/phpBB2/db/mysql4.php on line 330

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phpBB : Critical Error

Could not connect to the database
3807  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 21, 2007, 07:38:09 PM




3808  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 21, 2007, 04:21:25 PM
3809  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 20, 2007, 02:30:58 AM
pretty tacky...

3810  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 20, 2007, 12:18:50 AM
3811  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Valve - Steam Hacked? on: April 19, 2007, 02:39:05 AM
I tell you they sure have problems with being hacked...

http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=6972
3812  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 19, 2007, 02:32:17 AM

3813  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 18, 2007, 04:31:25 AM
3814  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 17, 2007, 12:56:35 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v353/naednek/Email/708a75e360d1.gif
3815  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 17, 2007, 03:14:45 AM
click on the image

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3816  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 16, 2007, 12:35:57 PM
3817  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 15, 2007, 02:58:42 PM


3818  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Switchfoot and Guitar Hero on: April 11, 2007, 02:22:11 AM

Quote from: disarm on April 11, 2007, 02:15:51 AM

cool video...great concept and pretty neat implementation.  i think it's something like that video that really shows just how much games like Guitar Hero and DDR have embedded themselves into pop culture now.  the song isn't bad either.  i've heard a couple other Switchfoot songs before and thought they were decent...might have to check out the new album icon_cool

Oh Gravity is a good album, but Meant to Live is what took them from a limited Christian Market to the secular scene.  That album is my favorite of theirs, there are too many good songs.  Oh Gravity falls closely behind.
3819  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Switchfoot and Guitar Hero on: April 11, 2007, 12:12:44 AM
ok, finally an offical link...

http://switchfoot.com/awakening/
3820  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Happy Easter!!!!! on: April 08, 2007, 04:58:46 AM
3821  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Switchfoot and Guitar Hero on: April 06, 2007, 11:47:45 PM
The name of the Song is Awakening.  I can't find the same video now.
3822  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Switchfoot and Guitar Hero on: April 06, 2007, 10:51:54 PM
Took me a few mins just to figure where I should post this Tongue

Switchfoot is one of my favorite bands, and they have a new video out that features Guitar Hero, thought some people might enjoy it.  It's not that great, but still a fun video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jng06I1q4o
3823  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: What a day on: April 05, 2007, 12:13:50 AM

Quote from: javahead on April 04, 2007, 05:48:15 PM

Jeez! Glad to hear mom is ok, but I have to wonder what the difference in velocity was for this collision!

Was this a freeway or an expressway or something because that looks like, at least, 30mph to do that to a civic.

I've always hated the bug for its looks and the pricks I've known who drive them, but it looks like I have to admire the engineering.

It happened on I-5, and she said she was going 60mph.  It happened on a spot where two lanes merge.  She said she didn't even see him at first, and then realized he was right there.  She said he was driving really slow. 
3824  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: What a day on: April 05, 2007, 12:12:46 AM

Quote from: CrayolaSmoker on April 04, 2007, 02:53:23 PM

Some thoughts:

Glad to hear your mom's okay.
The first pic makes me feel even better about my wife driving her VW Bug.
Any news on "the other guy?" His car looks horrible.


He was walking around cleaning out the front seat of his car (got his stereo out and other things)  He kept asking me what happened, and if this was real.  I think he was in shock, but this was like an hour after it happened.  I couldn't tell if he was drugged up.
3825  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / WTF. Keith Richards snorted father's ashes on: April 04, 2007, 12:55:29 PM
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17933669/
3826  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: What a day on: April 04, 2007, 12:53:14 PM
I'm glad there wasn't any passengers in the backseat.  I don't think anyone would have survived
3827  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / What a day on: April 04, 2007, 03:49:23 AM
So this morning I wake up for work, as I head out I get my cell phone only to realize it's not charged.  So I bring my charger with me.  I head off to work and about 5 miles from my exit, there's a nice traffic jam.  Great now I'm late.  As I approach the accident all I see is glass and no cars.  I think wtf, where's the cars?  I get to work, do some stuff, and remember to plug in my phone.  Turn it on, and notice I have a voicemail and a Text Message waiting for me to see.  I listen to the voicemail, and it's my dad telling my that mom got in a car accident.  I haven't been near my phone since last night, so I'm thinking, crap this could be from last night. 

Turns out it was the accident that I drove passed.

Dad is in SoCal, so I go to check on her.  Her foot is hurting and think that it's broken.  Some dude pulled in front of her going in a slower speed.  Mom didn't see him at all, and rear ended him.  My mom drives a VW bug (2005) and he was driving a 90's civic. 

Here's her car...



here's his



Never knew a plastic car can do that amount of damage

The freeway crew told my mom that the other driver told them that he fell asleep.  I asked mom if she told the officer that, she didn't so, I found the officer and made him aware of that.

Then I took her to the hospital.  But first she needed to use the bathroom.  That was a fun experience Tongue 

Took her to the hospital, got xrayed, and found out it was only a sprain.

Drove her to the pharmacy by her house, picked up the medication, and somehow lost my cell phone between the ER and the Rx, and nobody has turned it in.  So now I'm out $200 and I can't cancel the contract without penalty.

Had a hell of a time getting her to the house, every entrance to her home has stairs. 

So from 6:30am to 4:30 I was being a good son and looking after her.  I never knew how much work it is to go see the ER.
3828  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Ban announcement on: April 03, 2007, 01:30:12 AM

Quote from: corruptrelic on April 03, 2007, 01:18:11 AM


Actually you agreed to the COC, so technically you agree with our decision smile
3829  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Preview] Enemy Territory: Quake Wars on: April 03, 2007, 01:29:09 AM

Quote from: Knightshade Dragon on April 02, 2007, 05:18:55 PM

Quote from: unbreakable on April 02, 2007, 04:53:52 PM

I was a huge, huge fan of Enemy Territory.  I loved how they incentivized teamplay, and it worked really well.

Any chance they are interested in beta test help?   icon_biggrin icon_biggrin icon_biggrin

I used to literally stay up all night playing ET.

I'll be getting beta access to you guys as soon as I can. smile

Think of your staff who moderates your forums for free Tongue
3830  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Buying an X-BOX 360 this week! on: April 02, 2007, 03:12:10 AM

Quote from: CSL on April 02, 2007, 02:48:01 AM

Congrats!

Get used to this screen, you will be seeing it quite a bit in the next year...





 icon_wink


Lets see if we change the scenario a bit.

read the quote below....

Quote from: Hetz on April 02, 2007, 02:36:22 AM

Gonna pull the trigger and get one of these after an absolutely awesome bonus cheque arrived at work. Anyways so far i've decided on the following....

PS3

Anything else I need? I would like to connect it into my computer soundcard, but not sure what kind of connection I'd need for that?

Game recommendations? After those first two i'm looking at....

Ressurection
Motorstorm
Call of Duty 3

And then lets say I come in and say the following....


Quote

Quote from: Naednek on April 02, 2007, 02:48:01 AM

Congrats!

You might as well turn this into this...



because that's all you can do it, because the PS3 has no good games out and Sony Sucks!

 icon_wink



I'm quite sure you would react in a negative manner.  You would think you are getting picked on, and you would think that I was being a troll. 

Hetz, you are always get upset when this happens to your threads, and yet, you do the same thing that you say others do to you.  If you really want us to believe that you are always being "picked on" by other members, your post doesn't help any for your cause.  I have received 2 reports about your post already.  I can't tell other people to stop when you partake in the same actions
3831  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Blizzard announces Warcraft: Heroes of Azeroth (WHoA) on: April 01, 2007, 03:52:29 PM
jesus I totally forgot today was Apr 1st, and before seeing this thread, I fell for it.
3832  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: C&C 3 Impressions on: April 01, 2007, 01:01:18 AM
So far, I'm not really thrilled about it.  It's way too easy on Hard, and it's way to quick (not speed wise, gameplay wise) I don't like how long the missions or should I say short.
3833  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Children of Men - what has been better? on: March 31, 2007, 06:32:34 PM
just finished the movie.  Had great atmosphere, but boring story.
3834  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: GTA IV Countdown on: March 30, 2007, 12:42:53 PM

Quote from: Hetz on March 30, 2007, 12:16:38 AM

Quote from: Kevin Grey on March 30, 2007, 12:12:03 AM

Looks fine but it doesn't really feel like there is hook this time like Vice City (Miami in the 80s) and San Andreas (California Gangs in the 90s) had.  Which doesn't necessarilly impact the quality of the final product but doesn't make the trailer particularly compelling.

Exactly what I was thinking. The other games had a new hook to them, like the 80's or 90's Rap thing....but this just looks like some generic mob/gang thing set in....oh wow, Liberty City...again.

I dunno, I'm sure it will be cool and all....but this trailer sure was a letdown, IMO.

The hook might be, that it might actually have a story line...
3835  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: WHAT THE FUCK, NETFLIX? on: March 29, 2007, 11:55:37 PM

Quote from: gellar on March 29, 2007, 05:19:46 PM

Oh I tried Blockbuster for 2 weeks.  I gave up after about 2 days when I realized their website was designed by even bigger idiots than Netflix'.

gellar

yeah the only bad thing about BB is their website.  Even the new and improved version blows
3836  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: PASTE!!! on: March 29, 2007, 11:54:40 PM

Quote from: gellar on March 29, 2007, 08:03:27 PM

Round 1: No. 11
Round 2: No. 42
Round 3: No. 76, No. 97 (Peterson Comp)
Round 4: No. 104 (Lloyd trade), No. 110, No. 124 (Barlow trade), No. 135 (Carter Comp)

Go niners!


.....


http://www.rockstargames.com/IV/trailer_splash.html
3837  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: A prayer to the Lord my God--PLEASE get rid of Sanjaya Malakar on: March 29, 2007, 05:16:15 AM

Quote from: Grievous Angel on March 29, 2007, 02:57:34 AM

Blake is the only interesting person left on the show. Last night's show convinced me that Melinda and Lakisha are one-trick ponies, and they both bore me to tears. I'm actually looking forward to rock night or country night, so they are forced to sing something different.

Blake is far from interesting.  I hate the dude.  The beat box thing was cool the first few times, move on.  Then when he does actually sing, it's pretty bad.  The same with the wanna K-Fed Chris whatever his name.  How in the hell are these two clowns still in it is beyond me.
3838  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Need Moderator Action ASAP Re: Reefer Madness-Do not view posts NSFW on: March 27, 2007, 04:00:02 AM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on March 27, 2007, 03:53:53 AM

I always just use the "Reporte to moderator" button...does that not get to all of you guys like PMs or what?

Yep, we all get them
3839  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Need Moderator Action ASAP Re: Reefer Madness-Do not view posts NSFW on: March 27, 2007, 12:08:31 AM
Thanks to Calvin, I was peacfully eating my Honey Nut Cheerios while browsing the forums before work, and yes I was up at that ungodly hour of 5:00am Pacific Time.  I check my email, and I see I have a PM from my friend Calvin.  I check out the link, and holy shit, there goes breakfast.  I removed two pics in the two different threads.  Unfortunately at the time, I didn't have the ability to ban.  But now I do.  So Fear me now smile
3840  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: C&C 3 Impressions on: March 27, 2007, 12:01:49 AM

Quote from: Calvin on March 26, 2007, 03:52:56 PM

Quote from: siege on March 26, 2007, 03:45:33 PM

Quote from: Calvin on March 26, 2007, 03:43:20 PM

Quote from: siege on March 26, 2007, 03:39:48 PM

Looks like it's been released on the net now. 8 gigs.

One more day!

Like legally or not?

Illegally. I don't think you can get it from EALink until the 28th.

Eurogamer has their review up.

http://www.eurogamer.net/article.php?article_id=74577  8/10

OK thats too bad-I doubt I will do the EA Link thing. For some reason I am still really attached to physical media. Possibly because I format my damn HDD so much biggrin

That's because you can't lay in bed while hugging the box...
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