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2761  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / What are the must-see movies? on: December 07, 2004, 02:39:39 PM
Iron Giant
Dr. Strangelove
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Bubba Hotep
Brazil
Big Trouble In Little China
Buckaroo Banzai
Repo Man
2762  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / "The Matrix" was a rip-off? WTF? on: December 07, 2004, 05:12:28 AM
Quote from: "ATB"
bah. Reloaded is the best one of the franchise...


Oh yeah, that rave scene was TOPS. :roll:  :roll:  :roll:
2763  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / "The Matrix" was a rip-off? WTF? on: December 06, 2004, 07:53:47 PM
I hope the wachowski brothers get it up the butt good and proper for putting me through Matrix 2 & 3.  My wife and I were both wondering if the second and third movies were even written by the same guys, and now I guess we know.

I still can't believe the idiotic 'ultimate' matrix set got made.  Commentary by philosophers?  gimme a fucking break.....
2764  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Spyware in the banner ads? on: December 06, 2004, 05:05:24 PM
it's a tracking cookie.
2765  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / World to America: F**K YOU on: November 24, 2004, 09:29:19 PM
Thanks!
2766  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / World to America: F**K YOU on: November 24, 2004, 09:10:58 PM
Say, I don't suppose we could at least keep profanity out of the thread titles, can we?  I mean, 'F---K You' would be just as effective.
2767  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Another post-partum tragedy on: November 23, 2004, 05:34:28 PM
I'm sorry, but to just dismiss this as post partum depression is ridiculous.  I'm not saying that she didn't have it, but she obviously had other more serious mental problems.  Post Partum may have catalyzed it, but it doesn't explain away insanity of that level.

And might I add that this is REALLY fucked up.  I can't get it out of my head, it's really disturbing me
2768  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Cobalt/ RawOre Prototype Theme has been nuked on: November 23, 2004, 05:04:28 AM
Sorry to any of those who were using it.  I was installing the new ad code on all of the themes and that one got hosed beyond my abilities to repair.  To be honest it never liked to play nice with me.

Sometime in the near future I will work up another theme for the forums, I just don't have time now.
2769  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: STEAM stole my money!! >:( on: November 19, 2004, 04:39:51 AM
Quote from: "Alice"
The box and manual are rather worthless, so I can't really sell it.  I guess I will just throw it in the garbage and chalk this one up to a hard lesson learned.


Ummm, now I bought it through steam so i don't know this firsthand, but I read somewhere that the retail version of the game didn't actually come with a manual....

 :question:
2770  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Half-Life 2 Impressions (Possible Spoilers) on: November 17, 2004, 10:09:41 PM
Half Life 2 makes Doom 3 look like checkers  unibrow
2771  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / real simple: How do I play Half-life 2 w/o steam??? on: November 17, 2004, 04:43:52 PM
Quote from: "Sepiche"
I really can't understand all the problems people are having with Steam now.  I've had it for a few months now, never had a problem with it, and I truly think it's the future of PC gaming.

Before H2 was released I had the whole game on my system, and at two in the morning while sitting at my desk I was able to start playing it.  That's just badass.

s


My sentiments exactly.  Tycho at PA pretty much nails my opinion as well.
2772  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Half-Life 2 Impressions (Possible Spoilers) on: November 16, 2004, 07:16:07 PM
This is my game of the year, hands down, no question.  I don't remember the last time I got this giddy over a game.  Every little thing in it is just AWESOME.
2773  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / HALO 2 CLAN on: November 12, 2004, 09:10:48 PM
I started a poll

http://www.consolegold.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2694[/url]
2774  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Half-Life 2 Midnight Sale/X800 xt Platinum Giveaway... on: November 11, 2004, 05:53:43 PM
Bah!  It's reasons like this I'd rather go to Fry's!
2775  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / HALO 2 CLAN on: November 11, 2004, 04:27:36 PM
Well, I believe that Ron is going to start up an 'official' CG clan sometime soon...
2776  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Half-Life 2 Midnight Sale/X800 xt Platinum Giveaway... on: November 11, 2004, 07:00:16 AM
Hey Sloan, can you call up the clueless idiots at the Houston MicroCenter and tell them to get with the program?  Pretty please?
2777  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / HALO 2 CLAN on: November 11, 2004, 05:57:07 AM
'GoldFingers'

we could specialize in CTF and call ourselves the 'Golden Retrievers'
2778  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / HALO 2 CLAN on: November 11, 2004, 05:53:01 AM
How about 'Fool's Gold'  unibrow  unibrow
2779  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Anybody for Halo2? on: November 11, 2004, 04:17:32 AM
It's 10:15 this fine tuesday night, and a few of us are trying out Halo2 mp for the first time- care to join us?

thFOOL
DarkEl
and GrahamGB

C'mon!  biggrin  biggrin  biggrin
2780  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / slow forum on: November 08, 2004, 01:05:50 AM
I've actually notice a general sluggishness with various sites- this one included.  I don't think it's isolated.
2781  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / The Incredibles is... well incredible! Duh! on: November 06, 2004, 11:06:30 PM
My 6 yr old declared it his favorite movie today.  I asked him to rate it on a scale of 1 to 10 and without hesitation he declared it to be a one hundred!

Mind you, this morning he also refused to go outside and play because they were showing Godzilla vs Space Godzilla on Encore....

My wife claims I am brainwashing him, but I am convinced it's genetic  :twisted:
2782  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / The Incredibles is... well incredible! Duh! on: November 06, 2004, 03:53:24 AM
WOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOW!!!!!

Took my wife and son to it this evening- WE LOVED IT!!!!!!

Easily in my top 10 of all time- yes, it was that good!

Oh, a little bit of trivia for you guys- Edna Mode, the costumer?  None other than Brad Bird, the director/ writer himself  unibrow
2783  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / LOTR: Third Age Review!! on: November 05, 2004, 04:00:47 AM
:shock:  Dooood....!  :shock:
2784  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Star Wars Episode 3 Trailer - November 4th! on: November 05, 2004, 02:38:38 AM
Try this guys: http://www.filerush.com/download.php?target=swep3-480.mov
2785  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Bah a Pox on you AT&T on: October 27, 2004, 10:57:09 PM
T-Mobile used to cut me off for not paying my bill

....before they even sent me one....

AT&T has been smooth sailing for the last year for me.  they all suck, really...
2786  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / [GC] X-Men Legends and other GameCube Questions on: October 27, 2004, 10:03:44 PM
I have a review of X-Men Legends for the GC that I'm finishing up now.  I thought it was pretty good but the control scheme was a bit frustrating.  Look for the review in the coming days.
2787  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Looking for a GBA game recommendation on: October 27, 2004, 06:36:08 AM
Quote from: "depward"
Superstar Saga.  A great RPG if you're into the whole Mario-Luigi thing.


I second that.  who knew it would be so addicting? WHO KNEW?!?!
2788  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Thinking of buying an Apple computer on: October 27, 2004, 12:53:49 AM
Quote from: "Montag"
Foolish mortals!  You would have been better off playing with Linux.  It would have been cheaper and there is all the open source software out there.   :twisted:


What, and be forced to use Gimp?  I think not!

Linux is about as far on the other end of the spectrum of user-friendliness as it gets puke

Next time I want to build a mail server, I'll get back to you...
2789  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Thinking of buying an Apple computer on: October 27, 2004, 12:10:42 AM
Actually, the model I got comes with 512.  That should tide me over for a little while at least
2790  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Thinking of buying an Apple computer on: October 26, 2004, 08:29:06 PM
Well, I just placed my order: http://www.apple.com/powerbook/index15.html

Got it through my brother's employee discount (he's tech support) and a special promotion they are giving them.  Naturally, I got the high-end 15 incher biggrin

man, I have NEVER made that big of a purchase online.... :shock:
2791  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / First CG PC Review! - Kohan II on: October 25, 2004, 10:43:03 PM
Yes, and very soon.  We have a few surprises for you guys in the works!
2792  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / [Music] Jem! on: October 24, 2004, 01:56:43 AM
but is she truly outrageous?

seriously, I'm flashing back to a bad 80's cartoon my sister used to watch....
2793  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Friday...The Home Stretch on: October 22, 2004, 04:39:59 PM
Quote from: "So, whats in the package of goodies?  Can you share?  On my plate tonight I got Fable and Second Sight.  I can't wait to get into second sight, I think it is really going to keep me interested.[/quote


Let's just say that we all will be doing a LOT of writing in the coming weeks.
2794  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Farscape - it's coming! on: October 16, 2004, 02:56:01 PM
ok, you guys are gonna think I'm crazy, but see, they've been airing the series 7 episodes at a time  in order from the beginning since the first of the month, and I just got this nifty DVR from my cable company.  I've been recording them on my dvr, and then transfering the episodes to dvd through a dvd recorder I borrowed from work.  been getting about 5-6 episodes per disc, admittedly at a lower quality (slightly above VHS), but I have the whole series now!

   :twisted:
2795  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Thanks admins ! Board Style: BlackGold! on: October 14, 2004, 08:50:05 PM
I have another default theme in the works.  there will probably be a few of them when all is said and done.
2796  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Fantastic Four movie cast pics with Jessica Alba on: October 14, 2004, 08:14:13 PM
Quote from: "Sith Lord"
Chiklis is the Thing?? That rocks!


 unibrow
2797  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / My son is 6 today! here's what we got him.... on: October 14, 2004, 07:31:19 PM
Quote from: "Rob_Merritt"
Quote from: "JSHAW"
Those MicroMan figures look very similar to the MICRONAUT's of the late 1970's.

I know there was a GG'er who was a big collector of Micronaut toys...he has a website with the pic's...pretty cool old school toys.


That would be me. And yes I have those figures above as well. They even have a MicroMan scalled batman which is cool.

Here is pics of my collection from about 4 years ago.
http://mywebpages.comcast.net/rcmerritt/micronaut/micronauts.htm


Damn.  that's sweet!  I'll have to show your site to Griffin when I get home today, he loves the old-school stuff.
2798  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / My son is 6 today! here's what we got him.... on: October 14, 2004, 07:30:22 PM
Would you believe....WalMart?

I was looking for a good SpongeBob poster, which they were out of, and found that.  it was a no-brainer.
2799  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / My son is 6 today! here's what we got him.... on: October 14, 2004, 06:42:42 PM
Quote from: "JSHAW"
Those MicroMan figures look very similar to the MICRONAUT's of the late 1970's.

I know there was a GG'er who was a big collector of Micronaut toys...he has a website with the pic's...pretty cool old school toys.


In Japan they were called MicroMen originally.  I used to have Biotron but that's it- they were insanely hard to find and my parents just didn't get it.

You know what's really cool?  Takara has a Godzilla line of Micromen coming out in December.  Not exactly sure how they're going to work that, but you better believe I'm going to be anxiously awaiting pics.
2800  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / My son is 6 today! here's what we got him.... on: October 14, 2004, 06:13:27 PM
Man, this doesn't even scratch the surface of what he's going to have by saturday.  My wife's family not only likes to give a lot of gifts, they like to give you exactly what you want.

I always pick out the odd/ hard to find/ imported japanese stuff that he digs and no other kid in the world has even heard of (hence the microman figures- which he actually asked for btw)  He's just lucky he's got a game/toy geek dad who- doesn't buy for himself yet lives vicariously through him. Heck, we actually spent LESS on him this year than the last few.  He doesn't actually get too much throughout the year either- the occasional action figure or movie, but we usually save it up for the b-day and xmas.

We are throwing a party for him saturday as well.  the SpongeBob Moonwalk will be arriving by mid-morning....
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