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  • VajIsForFags: Yeah, I really wanted to watch Alabama lose. Started out good. Hopefully Clemson kicks the shit out of them like they did Ohio State.
    January 04, 2017, 01:04:02 PM
  • VajIsForFags: Also, if anyone is interested in visiting Cuba, now is a good time to go. I had a great time for 2 weeks in December.
    January 04, 2017, 03:29:23 PM
  • Agent Orange: That's got to be the fastest I've heard anyone getting out of Gitmo.
    January 04, 2017, 07:52:29 PM
  • VajIsForFags: :D
    January 05, 2017, 09:57:27 AM
  • Derpo Bugginz: I don't know how many of you have it already but I'm going to try and get into Rainbow 6 Siege this year
    January 08, 2017, 01:54:51 PM
  • Derpo Bugginz: Don't have any friends that regularly play so I pretty much solo queue right now
    January 08, 2017, 01:55:08 PM
  • Disrobed Monk: Have Siege on ps4 and xbone.  Love it
    January 09, 2017, 12:40:31 AM
  • Disrobed Monk: That moment:  when you haven't played CS:GO in long enough that you have no rank and get to play against silvers as a no rank.
    January 11, 2017, 12:29:39 AM
  • Disrobed Monk: Comp dust2: 35 minute game
    January 11, 2017, 12:30:01 AM
  • Humblefunk: Hey strangers! I added a post in the forums but figured I'd type here to add more visibility. Johnny and I have started up the Minecraft realms server again that so many of us worked on. Come join us!
    January 19, 2017, 01:26:24 PM
  • VajIsForFags: Have any of you accepted/added me to your XBOX live friends lists?
    January 27, 2017, 10:24:03 AM
  • Disrobed Monk: Dunno.  Same name as here; add me.
    January 27, 2017, 10:28:28 PM
  • hypnotics.: Hello
    January 31, 2017, 02:36:43 AM
  • Derpo Bugginz: hello
    February 04, 2017, 07:54:38 PM
  • 311: Hello
    February 04, 2017, 09:41:27 PM
  • VajIsForFags: Fucking pats...
    February 06, 2017, 09:57:57 AM
  • AnThRaX_: ;)
    February 08, 2017, 09:55:21 AM
  • xGraeme63x: Hello?
    March 02, 2017, 11:03:45 PM
  • xGraeme63x: Am I still alive? Am I still allowed around here?
    March 02, 2017, 11:06:31 PM
  • Agent Orange: You are dead and banned, that's why you can post!
    March 04, 2017, 02:06:41 PM
  • xGraeme63x: Classic me. Dead as per usual.
    March 07, 2017, 04:01:53 AM
  • Agent Orange: Huh, the gaming news bot is still pulling in info from everywhere.
    March 21, 2017, 07:45:31 PM
  • Darth Shitty: MAGA
    April 04, 2017, 11:48:54 PM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: Maira diseappered for a month now. o0 that's not good
    April 14, 2017, 07:52:29 PM
  • Disrobed Monk: When the bleeding has stopped for a month; that's when you know you're pregnant.
    April 15, 2017, 12:42:21 AM
  • VajIsForFags: She has other good news that has been occupying her time. Something about a sex change is what I gathered.
    April 15, 2017, 08:15:40 PM
  • Agent Orange: Well eventually a fetus gets a gender or two I guess.
    April 16, 2017, 01:39:49 AM
  • Disrobed Monk: Did you just assume how many genders the Fetus planned to exemplify?!?
    April 16, 2017, 02:37:36 AM
  • Agent Orange: Sorry, I forgot that I was on Tumblr.
    April 17, 2017, 02:45:11 AM
  • Agent Orange: Anyone interested in Arma 3 plays? Mods? I don't know. I've played some of the campaign but I think Arma is probably best with some teammates.
    April 26, 2017, 08:17:03 PM
  • Sushi K: arma 3 is pretty much the only thing I play these days. It is wayyyy better with people and mods, but not that king of the hill stuff. I play with a group that do ops every friday and sunday.
    April 27, 2017, 01:06:07 AM
  • Agent Orange: Awesome! Any recommended mods?
    May 02, 2017, 05:42:42 AM
  • Sushi K: RHS for sure, leights opfor pack is pretty good too. And if you decide to play some insurgency (game mode in A3) then you'll probably need acre2 or tfar as most of those servers use some form of radio system.
    May 02, 2017, 11:46:22 PM
  • Sushi K: also ace, almost forgot that one
    May 02, 2017, 11:46:45 PM
  • Derpo Bugginz: I'
    May 11, 2017, 05:59:41 PM
  • Derpo Bugginz: I'm* going to have to get Arma eventually -- Most of my Steam friends have moved onto that
    May 11, 2017, 06:00:06 PM
  • VajIsForFags: Agent, I know you hate Colombians, especially of the fetal variety, but I am neither of those, so could you unblock my cellphone? :p
    May 15, 2017, 05:28:49 PM
  • VajIsForFags: (I am currently in Fetus' city: CalĂ­)
    May 15, 2017, 05:29:57 PM
  • Fetus: WHY SO MUCH HATE FOR ME???? I'll have you all know I've been busy settling down and doing my womanly duties in the kitchen. That's all I do now. Clean and work. Please end my existence.
    May 15, 2017, 08:52:53 PM
  • Agent Orange: I guess its unblocked by itself already? Not sure if that VZW address caused an autoblock.
    May 16, 2017, 11:31:29 AM
  • VajIsForFags: I was on the road so it migjg have sent a few packets a couple of times in a row. Was a bit weird.
    May 16, 2017, 09:56:47 PM
  • VajIsForFags: Fetus, welcome to being an adult. Also, the woman I pay to clean my place is totally worth it. She even changes my sheets and puts them in the wash!
    May 16, 2017, 09:58:16 PM
  • Fetus: Yeah... I've done that maybe twice in 5 months? Nothing like sleeping in your own filth and sweat!
    May 22, 2017, 09:30:41 PM
  • VajIsForFags: Well, you could try sleeping in someone else's filth and sweat.
    May 27, 2017, 02:01:41 PM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: oo
    June 11, 2017, 01:23:08 AM
  • Fetus: oo
    June 14, 2017, 08:22:51 PM
  • VajIsForFags: Sorry for killing the conversation...
    June 22, 2017, 09:57:25 AM
  • Disrobed Monk: What conversation?
    June 24, 2017, 02:05:35 PM
  • Fetus: When will you come back and play ARAM with me? :'(
    June 26, 2017, 11:24:15 PM
  • VajIsForFags: When Agent buys me a laptop? :P I do miss playing. Pero tambien tengo una argentina viviendo conmigo ahora... :D
    July 07, 2017, 12:45:10 PM
  • Derpo Bugginz: C'mon Agent, get the man a laptop
    July 14, 2017, 09:53:14 AM
  • Agent Orange: OK let me know when it gets there
    July 17, 2017, 04:38:13 AM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: anyone still have invites to private torrent sites?
    July 18, 2017, 01:57:07 AM
  • CJmango: PUBG though.
    July 27, 2017, 08:05:50 AM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: it went thru a phase playing that game... first started bunch of wins easy, then a ton of shit htis the fan, and now im back to wins all day everyday... that said that server desync is real... so low fps too qq
    July 29, 2017, 02:28:49 AM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: and when i said shit hits the fan i had like 200 games and like only 2-3 wins... last 50-60 games i have 21 wins so
    July 29, 2017, 02:29:44 AM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: ranking restart soon though take those SS of the server where i have 1 game played 1 win 10k 0 d and call it worth $35
    July 29, 2017, 02:30:31 AM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: 5 million copies sold.. they should've fix way more shit by now derp
    July 29, 2017, 02:30:55 AM
  • CJmango: Yeah, I could see that.  It's a lot to fix in a short period of time too though.
    July 30, 2017, 08:29:47 AM
  • CJmango: kinda fucked up psychology too.  They made a ton of money and they could just say fuck it.  But now they have all these users and can go try and make the game better and figure out another way to extract cash from the users with crates and keys and shit
    July 30, 2017, 08:30:49 AM
  • Fetus: hats
    August 01, 2017, 07:09:44 PM
  • CJmango: HATS.
    August 01, 2017, 07:30:54 PM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: 400$ skirts.. lmao pubg u scare me
    August 06, 2017, 02:09:57 PM
  • Derpo Bugginz: had some guy I know sell a ton of H1Z1 skins and buy a $120 skirt for PUBG instead
    August 14, 2017, 02:48:13 AM
  • CJmango: jeesus
    August 14, 2017, 12:10:54 PM
  • CJmango: is he hoping it'll go up in value?
    August 14, 2017, 12:11:18 PM
  • Derpo Bugginz: i think he just wanted a skirt
    August 15, 2017, 10:58:58 PM
  • Agent Orange: Well you know what they say
    August 19, 2017, 05:56:30 PM
  • CJmango: play more PUBG?
    September 11, 2017, 07:27:52 PM
  • Agent Orange: I don't remember.
    September 12, 2017, 06:16:35 AM
  • Derpo Bugginz: I think that's right
    September 21, 2017, 11:25:51 AM
  • AnThRaX_: oh fuck i figured out how to login
    September 25, 2017, 03:14:09 PM
  • CJmango: win.
    September 25, 2017, 03:37:44 PM
  • VajIsForFags: Wait, I can have a male character that wears a skirt? Can it be pink?
    September 28, 2017, 01:21:39 PM
  • VajIsForFags: And god damn't, I let my domain lapse quite a few years ago and now it is listed for $1900... :(
    September 28, 2017, 01:22:15 PM

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General Discussion / Re: hello?
« on: October 20, 2017, 05:59:52 PM »
Yay not being dead yet! 

Lame for losing domain names--that shit could have bought you a computer. 

I managed to quit DotA cold turkey in Feb... got my life back just in time to start playing PUBG.  Never did manage to get much into League. 

Questions / Re: TV Wall Mount Suggestions?
« on: January 11, 2015, 12:34:20 PM »
Highly unlikely that the metal stud is load bearing (structural vs. used to hang drywall), so it probably won't help you here. 

I wonder if you could offset the mount (black) to use the stud (brown) on the visible side of the TV, then use lumber (brown) to reach the other stud.  Basically extending the wall mount.  If you have a nice piece of aluminum or something you could make it pretty, but that part wouldn't necessarily be visible anyway. 

General Discussion / Re: Well there goes my productivity at work...
« on: January 08, 2015, 07:18:22 PM »
Holy awesome Double Dragon!!!  I always loved that game growing up. 

Almost finished Oregon Trail and hit the refresh accidentally, that was unfortunate. 

Questions / Re: TV Wall Mount Suggestions?
« on: January 04, 2015, 09:10:06 PM »
CJ, I did look at that one, it is only 19.5" wide: http://www.amazon.com/MI-310B24-Articulating-32-60-inch-extended-suitable/product-reviews/B002CTP6JM/ref=cm_cr_dp_qt_hist_one?ie=UTF8&filterBy=addOneStar&showViewpoints=0.

Wow, that's pretty damn annoying considering the title is all caps 24" studs.  Good on you for catching it in the reviews.

Questions / Re: TV Wall Mount Suggestions?
« on: January 04, 2015, 01:22:36 AM »
...my dad cut a piece of wood and screwed it on top of the two studs and then placed the wall mount over it so it'd be secured.

This is actually a pretty great solution. 

Otherwise there are some beefy options like this: http://www.amazon.com/MI-310B24-Articulating-32-60-inch-extended-suitable/dp/B002CTP6JM.  Seems pretty legit and is way on sale, with articulation in horizontal and vertical direction, too. 

Videos and Pictures / Re: First thought was CJMango made this
« on: December 24, 2014, 05:32:01 PM »
Couldn't have been me--I would have made the save.  Badass kick though.

"other" games / Re: League of Legends and/or DotA?
« on: May 05, 2014, 07:33:26 PM »
It's all about the .a 2 

I've played all the MoBAs and settled here, but that's just my preference.  Knives says LoL is prettier, so there's that.  Mechanics of .a just always seemed to win out over the others. 

I can be flexible after next Friday, I put votes in for that weekend but weekdays are fine after that. 

"other" games / Re: Dota 2 OFPR Scrim
« on: April 08, 2014, 10:29:48 PM »
You can count me in for sure.  I just submitted my dissertation and I defend at the end of next week.  I think that means more game time is on the horizon...

Also, I'll try and take it easy on you guys.

"other" games / Path of Exile
« on: January 11, 2014, 02:00:49 AM »
Anyone out there playing this Diablo spoof?  It's free-to-play and I've put a good deal of time in.  I definitely recommend it if you were disappointed with D3 but want something in the genre. 

The skill system is great.  All characters share the same passive skill web(which is massive); each character type starts in a different region of the web.  During the game, you pick up socketable gems that contain the active skills you use.  The gems can be unsocketed and re-socketed for free and they level with your character. 

Economics and crafting is interesting in its own right, no gold involved which is interesting.  You also share a stash across all characters, a nice touch. 

The "story" has more of a Diablo 2 feel than the clusterfuck that was D3, so that was a plus. 

I'm currently favoring a lvl 40-something blood mage (using health to cast spells rather than that mana stuff) and it has been a blast. 

"other" games / Re: PAYDAY 2
« on: November 26, 2013, 02:24:27 PM »
I got it the day after release. It's dramatically improved since day one.

I've skilled enough to try covert missions now, but the glitchyness still makes it a coin toss.  I spent 45 minutes sneaking the frame job last mission only for a guard to tweak out and draw his gun at nothing on the other side of the map, ruining everything.  No broken cameras or dead bodies or anything, either, I dragged all the bodies back to the roof. 

Otherwise, I've enjoyed it, even if it is crazy unrealistic. 

PvP would be sweet... maybe you'd have to do a deal or work a job together?  Or raid another gang's safe house?

"other" games / Re: PAYDAY 2
« on: November 25, 2013, 11:05:38 PM »
Busting this thread out of retirement.

Did anyone end up getting this game?  I know Duck Jumped in on one with me the other day.

What do you guys think about it?



He put in all that tim and effort...  and it just makes people want to scroll past it.

Wish I had scrolled past the movie.

Pacific Rim: Stupid, lazy screenwriting disguised behind impressive CGI and an unflinchingly fun modern take on kaiju movies. The characters are depicted with as much emotion and personality as the robots -- none. But it's fun seeing Guillermo Del Toro play with his action figures and the absurdity of the plot, which takes no breaks to evaluate plausibility or sensibility, is charming.

This is easily the worst movie I've seen in a decade.  Not only are the things Thrax points out true, but the movie has no sense of neuroscience, robotics or even physics for that matter. 

I have vented my frustrations here for you to enjoy. 

If you decide to proceed and watch anyway, I encourage you to do so completely wasted.  You'll never get those two hours back. 

Spoiler alert:

The mechs are piloted by a neural interface; they use your brain to control the mech.  Which seems like a pretty cool bonus to an already awesome premise of HUGE robots.  The pilots are strapped into robots inside the mech's head but despite the neural interface, they have to move around to do the fighting... ok fine maybe it helps with the signals.  But then they spend every combat sequence pushing buttons inside the cockpit!  I'm not sure what the neural interface is for except to see the memories of the copilot and to make robots shoot allies accidentally.

Next, they insist that it takes two pilots to control the mech because it's too much "neural load" for a single pilot.  Cut to early pilots grasping their poor brains as they try to move an identically shaped, although larger, version of their body; because yea, body size is proportional to brain size requirements.  They even reference dinosaurs as having two brains at some point, because of their size (wow).  They proceed to show a graphic of how the neural interface works, each pilot uses one hemisphere for one half of the robot.  Not sure how that reduces any neural load at all... To further emphasize that they had no intelligent consultation on their movie premise or execution (and to be nit-picky) they only use the cerebellum from the left pilot (see terrible in-movie graphic).

These mechs, ~40 stories tall and made of anything from solid iron (wtf rustbucket) to titanium, are air lifted by 8 Chinook-type helicopters into combat.  A single helicopter can carry a payload of 8000 lbs and I'm pretty sure those mechs weigh a hell of a lot more than 60k lbs, likely by an order of magnitude.  To give you a reference, a sedan weighs about 3k lbs, so that many helicopters can carry about 20 cars - impressive.  But, if you stacked up 20 cars it likely wouldn't even reach the knee of one of these robots. 

While fighting one monster, they use a boat as a sword.  No way in hell an oil tanker can be held at one end and repeatedly used to pummel a giant monster. 

At some point after the first mech ever loses to a monster, the world leaders decide to defund the mech project in favor of the Pacific Rim Job; a giant wall with guns around the ocean.  It fails but yea, duh, that's about all they got right in the movie.  Anyhow, their logic is that these mechs can no longer 1v1 the monsters so scrap 'em.  Yeah, because that's more intelligent than just sending 2 mechs against a monster.  Keep in mind, at this point the monsters only show up every several months and they always show up from a single spot in the Pacific Ocean and they have several dozen of these mechs on standby. 

Carrying on from that, they never do a good job talking about numbers or combats.  Sometimes it sounds like there are 100 mech pilots and they're undefeated.  Then later it sounds like winning a few fights is a miracle and most mechs get destroyed.  That's a minor point but they basically said whatever they wanted to set the tone for whatever scene it was. 

The fight scene between the guy and girl was shit.  But hey, for some reason it meant they were brain buddies. 

Then when they are in the mech together for the first time it is also the first time they brain synch.  Yeah, that makes sense, let's do this incredibly traumatic brain synchronization for the first time while you're connected to this huge ass destruction machine surrounded by helpless tiny people.  Obviously they all almost die when the pilots lose their shit.  Oh and the only fail safe is to pull out some plugs in the a room on the other side of the building and that magically dissipates all the energy in a plasma cannon.  Clearly this has never happened and everyone else always has no problem with this trauma.  Another instance of twisting things around to set the scene and obviously poor insight to how things would actually be done. 

Later, in another mech-monster fight, a beast grabs hold of a mech and carries them to the edge of space.  Using its flapping wings.  Wonder why we don't use those things on the ISS?  Seemed effective. And to carry a mech with it?  I guess it probably does have about the lift of those 8 helicopters so maybe I'm beating a dead horse here.  Moving on, while their being carried into space the copilot suddenly announces that they have a built in sword.  They use that sword to 1-shot the beast carrying them.  If they have a sword built in, why did they use a boat like a sword in an earlier fight?  If their sword can 1 shot this giant monster, what was the problem with any of the other monsters? 

As you can imagine, killing their lift at the edge of space sends them falling back down.  They manage to fix their coolant leak (by  button mashing, because why use the neural interface for things like that), and then they turn on some gyroscopes and land on their feet no problem.  Que astonishing cut scene through ruble and smoke on thermal imaging goggles to confirm successful landing.  Hooray physics. 

The monsters keep getting bigger and stronger, which makes sense, things need to escalate for the movie to get more interesting.  They claim it's because the monsters are evolving, but they kill every monster that comes through and they also say nothing can go back through the gate.  Yup, that's how evolution works.  Just like a tower defense. 

Don't even get me started on linking minds with an excorporeal brain of an alien.  Or that when he does so, his linking headset can seemingly bounce around wherever while he's linked and it doesn't impact the connection.  Also that synch evidently connects him to the hive-mind and the monsters are gonna get 'em!

Aliens have EMPs which is cool, obviously they got some info back through the rift and they know all about electronics.  But don't worry, the one guy's mech is "analog" so it can run just fine with it's analog nuclear reactor and neural interface.  I almost died laughing and had to pause the movie at that point.  You know, for fear of missing something even more stupid. 

Then the guy in charge decides he's going to pilot a mech for t he big finale because why not.  I'm sure he's a better choice than the hundreds of other pilots they've shown.  Even with his radiation poisoning and they claim that if he gets in another mech he'll die.  The start of that makes sense, he fought with a first gen mech that got damaged and he spent 3 hours exposed to radiation and now he takes medication to fight rad sickness.  But really, hopping in a modern mech is going to kill him?  Yup... that's how radiation works.  Of course, this is a moot point anyway because he blows up the ocean before he can die of instant radiation poisoning. 

How the hell do they have a wireless signal through that dimensional gate?  I can't get wifi on the other side of my house but they get it across dimensions; that's pretty sweet.  I want their wireless provider.  Also the hive mind wireless goes through the rift no problem, too. 

Then, somehow, after missing the window to detonate the nuke and collapse the gate (as monitored on wifi from home base), the guy ejects and blows up his mech inside the alien world.  This one attack that missed by a long shot evidently destroyed everything and the world is saved. 

To close things out, the female pilot swims between life rafts in the ocean wearing a full suit of armor.  Then, she revives her co-pilot by squeezing him too tightly (you know, rather than giving the guy CPR) for that happy-go-lucky cliche ending.


My sarcasm muscles hurt. 

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