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At 2/7/10 12:22 AM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Indeed. There are some great songs by Led Zep that are underrated, like Rock and Roll, Back Dog, Moby Dick (best drum solo ever)... But NO, it just had to be Stairway, all the time! >:(

I'm not much a fan of Led Zep in general, but yes, John Bonham is one of the best drummers. Moby Dick and Bonzo's Montreux are great. I'm more of a Neal Peart man myself though.

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It's not, strictly speaking, an achievement but it seems that today my posts per day went back up to 6.66 for the first time since about this time last year, when it was about 10.5 per day.


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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge 2010-02-07 16:17:39 Reply

Superbowl time!; congrats to:
life - Level 45
knugen - 5 years on NG
tally1989 - 8,000 Exp
milinko959 - Level 38 and Top 30 in B/P

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At 2/7/10 12:20 AM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Ah, they suffered a lot. But they played a prominent part in our culture.

When the Portuguese got here in 1500, they didn't do much for 30 years (aside from stealing Brazilwood). They used them as slaves, along with Africans that were also enslaved during their stops in Africa. Cutting sugar cane, mining... all the hard work.

They were released, eventually (I don't remember the year of the abolition, though). Since then, they have the option to live live they used to or to join the "common" society. Either way, some habits, culinary, tools... were adopted by pretty much everyone.

That doesn't sound too bad all in all compared to other indigenous nations. If it was just slavery it might have been abolished around the late 18th early 19th centuries.

At 2/7/10 04:51 AM, Coop83 wrote: I know - I'm just frustrated, I guess. With how things look, particularly on Clock Day, we do need to get a bunch of submissions removed, but with Tom's "There's some good in everything" attitude, we can't really move, which can't be helped - it is his website, after all.

Well Clock day is just one big spam fest anyways. There isn't much that can be done for it but I think there need to be some sort of revival in blamming; people should be excited in 'destroying other people's work' especially if it really on the borderline.


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- Possible achievement coming soon (but it shall be overwhelmed by Coop's next achievement);

- I hate when I see ads saying "MP10, MP11" and above. I can understand up to MP5s, but after that, isn't it easier just calling it a cellphone?

- Super Bowl tonight! I'm not too excited, though. I'd rather today's Capitals victory over the Penguins, marking their 14th straight victory! :)

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At 2/7/10 04:51 AM, Coop83 wrote: Coop relishes the fact that England beat Wales yesterday

In what sport, exactly?

At 2/5/10 11:51 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Oh yeah, that song. One of the high points of their concert, when they played Enter Sandman right after.
I'm trying to get the guys to play Nothing Else matters as a part of our repertoire, since we need something that effectively has vocal solos, since we cater to everything else :P

Hey, try convincing them, it'll sure be a great addition to your band's repertoire. I mean, everyone knows Nothing Else Matters, so you can always shout "sing along now!" :)

At 2/5/10 11:53 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Now, aiming for best or worst mod 2010? :P
Best, obviously ;) I'm not on General often enough to win worst :P

Hahahaha, of course. Make sure your ban messages cause the less butthurt possible, so you won't even be nominated.

Oh yeah, I want to hear that one! Hey Johnny Park is one of my favourite Foo Fighters' song, oddly. :)
It's one of those that I get caught up in trying to sing the backing and lead vocals at the same time with. Still, a big of encouragement for the guys and we can make that work :D

It must be hard then, since the back vocals are more melodic and the main ones are more "dry", mostly in the chorus.

If you're still taking suggestions, listen to "Walking A Line". It's a B-Side, but it's an excellent song as well. I dare you to scream like Dave Grohl. ;)
One of the very few Foos songs I haven't heard... I'll search for it.

Give it a listen: I have this one in a "One by One" special edition, that has some B-sides and a couple of live songs. It's worth trying it, since it's a quite heavy song, but with a catchy chorus. =)

At 2/6/10 04:18 PM, reverend wrote: It'll be a long shot asking Tom to raise the blam limits.
I know - I'm just frustrated, I guess. With how things look, particularly on Clock Day, we do need to get a bunch of submissions removed, but with Tom's "There's some good in everything" attitude, we can't really move, which can't be helped - it is his website, after all.

Indeed. He already tried making things harder for collabs, in a "more authors, better flash" attitude. Really, the normal threshold could be raised a little. He should listen to the community's ideas more often.

At 2/7/10 11:16 AM, Bahamut wrote: Uber EXP update!

Uber thanks for all those additions!

At 2/7/10 12:20 AM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Vista (a "crime", according to them)
Sadly, I have Vista and I have noticed some slow issues with it. If Windows 7 is said to be faster, then I will consider getting it. However, I need to think about it before going ahead with installing a new OS onto this laptop.

It's really good, it's much lighter than Vista is. And I believe that most hardware compatible with Vista works with W7 as well. At least on our laptop, only one thing was left out, a "card reader", I think.

How come the Soldier lost? =/
Because Psycho Mantis has special powers the Soldier doesn't have.

So? I want to see Psycho Mantis dodging a Direct Hit!

Ehh... not really. =P
Aww shucks.

Indeed. I won't ever risk installing Steam there.

Hey, not a bad idea. Since he deals with the interesting stuff around here ;)
Have you even seen how terrible he is at news reporting? Everyone hates that guy!

But since he's the only reporter around, what else can we do? Get S-k-y to "tweet" the winners? =P

Oh, and are you going to give a go at CS?
Of course but I may as well wait until I get onto C. I'm close to finishing off A but Oddworld got in my way. However, I could cheat and say it is part of my A-Z Steam games challenge and say Abe's Oddysee and Exoddus start with A. XD

Hahahaha, cheat for CS as well, then.

At 2/7/10 11:32 AM, Auz wrote: And I've seen them live on a festival last summer, which was probably the best performance I've seen of them yet. But that's most likely because they were actually the main act and not just a supporting act, so they could make more use of the stage and all.

Yeah, you can't really tell if someone's concert is really good if they're only the opening act. The concert is shorter and the crowd is probably "saving" themselves for the main act.

I especially liked the last 16-minute track of the album consisting of three parts called "The Lightning Strike". They also had some nice animations for that song during the live performance (could be one of the reasons why I like it so much).

Nice, I'll check The Lighting Strike. I usually like songs that are divided in many parts, I think the bands tend to put more effort in them. Muse's Exogenesis Symphony and Dream Theater's "Trial of Tears" are good examples of this.

At 2/7/10 12:15 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/7/10 12:22 AM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Really? I like S&M a lot. I have both the CD and the DVD, they're great. I think some song could've been included though, like The Unforgiven and Fade to Black. But it's still worth listening.
I don't know... sure some songs sound nice with the orchestra, but most of the time it just doesn't fit so well.

Yeah, I agree. I also don't know why they included so many songs from their recent albums (at the time). I mean, it's an special occasion, you don't play with an orchestra every day. But I agree, some songs don't really go well with the orchestra.

Same thing for albums. It just feels good when you have the real thing in your hands, not just a mere copy. Too bad most games in here are really expensive. This is why there's so much piracy in here (and the PS3 not being very popular =P).
...Plus, the UK doesn't get stupid cut games like we get in Germany most of the time (yeah, green blood in horror games... or no blood at all like in Resident Evil 3!).

Really? Wow, that's a bit too much!

Oh.. back to topic. I used to have pirated copies of many games, but I threw them all out one day and bought the original games. I still download music from time to time, though, but I also buy a lot more albums than "back in the days" now.

I admit that I still download some songs from time to time, but I really try searching for the albums. I'm still looking for a 311 album in here, heh.

I wake up and the street lights are still turned on. It's really tough now that we're in DST. But yeah, at least the day are longer. =)
DST? I wish... :P
It's not that hard to wake up when the street lights are still turned on here. ^^
But at least the days are getting longer now. :P

Well, where I was, we could say that it was eight in the afternoon, since the sun was still up by then. =P

Another band that is mostly recognized by one song (one riff, actually). Deep Purple also has great songs, but Smoke on the Water blanks them most of the times.
Yeah, it's a shame. Painter is really good as well as is Speed King or Child in Time.

I really like Highway Star and Woman From Tokyo. Real classics!

Also, it's weird that only their drummer remains from their original line-up. =P

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Finally, 11,000 saves!

I kept refreshing my page constantly, but it never seemed to appear there! =P

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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge 2010-02-08 03:19:53 Reply

Coop wonders if his office will be back to full strngth today, while congratulating:
tally1989: 8,000 Experience
SCTE3: 4,444 Blams
milinko959: Level 38; Top 30 B/Per
Odyssic: 16,000 Saves
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At 2/7/10 11:16 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 2/7/10 04:51 AM, Coop83 wrote: Except maybe the top 50 Experienced!
No, not yet.

Well, I should be in the top 150 within the week, so that allows me to concentrate on geting even closer to that major milestone :P

At 2/7/10 04:17 PM, reverend wrote:
At 2/7/10 04:51 AM, Coop83 wrote: I know - I'm just frustrated, I guess. With how things look, particularly on Clock Day, we do need to get a bunch of submissions removed, but with Tom's "There's some good in everything" attitude, we can't really move, which can't be helped - it is his website, after all.
Well Clock day is just one big spam fest anyways. There isn't much that can be done for it but I think there need to be some sort of revival in blamming; people should be excited in 'destroying other people's work' especially if it really on the borderline.

Exactly why the blam threshold should be raised to 2.00 on Clock Day - very few things get past the portal on that day with scores of below 3, so why not?

At 2/7/10 04:29 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: - Possible achievement coming soon (but it shall be overwhelmed by Coop's next achievement);

Which achievement is this? 24k Blams?

At 2/7/10 04:51 AM, Coop83 wrote: Coop relishes the fact that England beat Wales yesterday
In what sport, exactly?

Rugby - the only sport that matters to a Welshman. I shall be making a few phone calls to Wales today in order to rub salt into the wounds :P

At 2/5/10 11:51 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Oh yeah, that song. One of the high points of their concert, when they played Enter Sandman right after.
I'm trying to get the guys to play Nothing Else matters as a part of our repertoire, since we need something that effectively has vocal solos, since we cater to everything else :P
Hey, try convincing them, it'll sure be a great addition to your band's repertoire. I mean, everyone knows Nothing Else Matters, so you can always shout "sing along now!" :)

That could only be fun if we get people turning up to the gigs we play :P

At 2/5/10 11:53 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Now, aiming for best or worst mod 2010? :P
Best, obviously ;) I'm not on General often enough to win worst :P
Hahahaha, of course. Make sure your ban messages cause the less butthurt possible, so you won't even be nominated.

We'll see. Sometimes, my wit gets the better of even me, so it can be difficult ;)

Oh yeah, I want to hear that one! Hey Johnny Park is one of my favourite Foo Fighters' song, oddly. :)
It's one of those that I get caught up in trying to sing the backing and lead vocals at the same time with. Still, a big of encouragement for the guys and we can make that work :D
It must be hard then, since the back vocals are more melodic and the main ones are more "dry", mostly in the chorus.

I'm an artist when it comes to voices - everyone knows that... At least I thought they did


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Congrats to:
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gamejunkie: 400 Flash Reviews, 100 Flash Review Responses
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It's a celebration Bitches I'm lv 26 :DD!!


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New gaming rant: Oddworld

Alternative Character Battle 2 - Battle 8: Tommy Vercetti vs Max

Listening to:

Fear Factory - Mechanize. Second 2010 album obtained. :)

At 2/7/10 12:15 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/7/10 11:16 AM, Bahamut wrote: But I have more EXP! :)
But that doesn't make your opinions more important than mine. :P

Oh yes it does. More EXP means more important opinion. :P

If by changing opinions over time, you mean finding new things and liking them, then yes.
Well, if you find new things then you don't change your opinion. You form a view on something new, not change your opinion alltogether. And how's that related to the amount of Exp you have? :P

You were talking about EXP and opinions. Also, no, my opinions don't change. MANOWAR RULES!

Wow, I thought mine would be a one man's opinion. I guess I could enjoy them more if I had a compilation album and showed their highlights.
I've heard at least 4 or 5 similar complaints from various people that Status Quo do have some nice songs, but overall they just sound too similar on all their albums.

Yeah, I can name Rocking All Over the World, Whatever You Want...Uhh, that's it.

Sadly, I have Vista and I have noticed some slow issues with it. If Windows 7 is said to be faster, then I will consider getting it. However, I need to think about it before going ahead with installing a new OS onto this laptop.
You should get Windows 7, it's really worth it.

I was originally holding off until issues with games and Windows 7 were solved but now shouldn't be too bad. If anyone else I know is talking about switching to Windows 7, we'll see what happens.

Because Psycho Mantis has special powers the Soldier doesn't have.
Because Psycho Mantis read the mind of all who where going to vote!

We'll see how he does in the next round. Will he win the whole thing? Can Psycho Mantis see who will win the second Alternative Character Battle?!

At 2/7/10 04:29 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote:
At 2/7/10 11:16 AM, Bahamut wrote: Because Psycho Mantis has special powers the Soldier doesn't have.
So? I want to see Psycho Mantis dodging a Direct Hit!

Soldier didn't know anything about port 2.

Have you even seen how terrible he is at news reporting? Everyone hates that guy!
But since he's the only reporter around, what else can we do? Get S-k-y to "tweet" the winners? =P

How about Bahamut7? He handles the Character Battle polls very well. :P

Of course but I may as well wait until I get onto C. I'm close to finishing off A but Oddworld got in my way. However, I could cheat and say it is part of my A-Z Steam games challenge and say Abe's Oddysee and Exoddus start with A. XD
Hahahaha, cheat for CS as well, then.

Naw, Oddworld is full of nostalgia to me. Well, speak of the devil.

At 2/8/10 03:19 AM, Coop83 wrote:
At 2/7/10 11:16 AM, Bahamut wrote: No, not yet.
Well, I should be in the top 150 within the week, so that allows me to concentrate on geting even closer to that major milestone :P

Before top 50, focus on:

Top 150 (obviously)
Top 125
Top 100
Top 90
Top 80
Top 70
Top 60

And then top 50.

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Woo-Hoo - 45,000+ B/P today - and still going!

(Just a little good news for a Monday morning)


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Achievement of the Day
milinko959: Level 38, Top 30 BP

Top 30 BP is quite impressive. That also reminds me, I'll be entering the top 40 myself soon. Anyway, congrats on these nice achievements!

Congrats to:
SCTE3: 4,444 Blams
mwmike: 6.66 PPD
Odyssic: 16,000 Saves
gamejunkie: 400 Flash Reviews, 100 Review Responses
Sir-Nuts: 11,000 Saves
Jamie: Level 22
fuzzum111: Level 26

At 2/7/10 04:29 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote:
At 2/7/10 11:32 AM, Auz wrote: And I've seen them live on a festival last summer, which was probably the best performance I've seen of them yet. But that's most likely because they were actually the main act and not just a supporting act, so they could make more use of the stage and all.
Yeah, you can't really tell if someone's concert is really good if they're only the opening act. The concert is shorter and the crowd is probably "saving" themselves for the main act.

Indeed. It's not really what the crowd is paying for, and they usually can't make any use of the stage either. Plus I'm guessing that they wouldn't really want to go all out as a supporting act anyway. They probably want to save that for their own concerts/fans.

I especially liked the last 16-minute track of the album consisting of three parts called "The Lightning Strike". They also had some nice animations for that song during the live performance (could be one of the reasons why I like it so much).
Nice, I'll check The Lighting Strike. I usually like songs that are divided in many parts, I think the bands tend to put more effort in them. Muse's Exogenesis Symphony and Dream Theater's "Trial of Tears" are good examples of this.

You should check out Pink Floyd - Shine On You Crazy Diamond then. It's a ~24 minute song divided in nine parts of which the first five are played at the beginning of their album* and the last four at the end. It's quite a relaxing and interesting song to listen to.

And actually, Pink Floyd have made quite a lot of 10+ minute songs split in several parts. If you have never listened to them, you might want to give them a try someday. If you like Dream Theater and Muse, I guess you will probably like Pink Floyd as well.

*Wish You Were Here album

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Looks like I passed 38,000 Saves!


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Congrats to the New Orleans Saints for the amazing game yesterday!

And apparently, there's a new girl in my school that came from England. I'll see if that's true or not tomorrow.

Listening to:
Metallica - One (S&M);

Congrats to:
Odyssic - 16,000 Saves;
gamejunkie - 400 Flash reviews + 100 Flash review responses;
Jamie - Level 22;
fuzzum111 - Level 26;
byteslinger - 45,000 B/P;
Auz - 38,000 Saves;

Thanks to:
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At 2/7/10 12:26 PM, milinko959 wrote:
At 2/7/10 12:22 AM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Indeed. There are some great songs by Led Zep that are underrated, like Rock and Roll, Back Dog, Moby Dick (best drum solo ever)... But NO, it just had to be Stairway, all the time! >:(
I'm not much a fan of Led Zep in general, but yes, John Bonham is one of the best drummers. Moby Dick and Bonzo's Montreux are great. I'm more of a Neal Peart man myself though.

Ah, Bonham is one of the best drummers ever. He's influenced many modern drummers. But Neal Pert is excellent as well. I think he has a lifetime award for best drummer, because he kept winning it every year. :P

At 2/7/10 04:17 PM, reverend wrote: That doesn't sound too bad all in all compared to other indigenous nations. If it was just slavery it might have been abolished around the late 18th early 19th centuries.

The thing is, they were under slavery for about 4 centuries. And about 70% of the tribes which were here when the Portuguese arrived doesn't exist anymore.

At 2/8/10 03:19 AM, Coop83 wrote:
At 2/7/10 04:29 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: - Possible achievement coming soon (but it shall be overwhelmed by Coop's next achievement);
Which achievement is this? 24k Blams?

Exactly. As of now, you're 1 Blam away from it. =)

In what sport, exactly?
Rugby - the only sport that matters to a Welshman.

Ah, right. At first, I thought about football, but there were league games that day, so... Plus, Wales only have Ryan Giggs as player, I think. :P

I shall be making a few phone calls to Wales today in order to rub salt into the wounds :P

Of course, that one of the best parts of a rivalry victory!

Hey, try convincing them, it'll sure be a great addition to your band's repertoire. I mean, everyone knows Nothing Else Matters, so you can always shout "sing along now!" :)
That could only be fun if we get people turning up to the gigs we play :P

Why, the bartender must know the song , right? ;P

No worries, from small pubs to Live Aid gigs in a few years time. At least is what Eric Clapton said.

Hahahaha, of course. Make sure your ban messages cause the less butthurt possible, so you won't even be nominated.
We'll see. Sometimes, my wit gets the better of even me, so it can be difficult ;)

No, save that wit for the lock messages, where the enjoyment is public. ;)

It must be hard then, since the back vocals are more melodic and the main ones are more "dry", mostly in the chorus.
I'm an artist when it comes to voices - everyone knows that... At least I thought they did

Sure, you are gifted with the voice talent... but can you pull two different voices at the same time?

WITH ONE MOUTH? =OO

At 2/8/10 10:01 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 2/7/10 04:29 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: So? I want to see Psycho Mantis dodging a Direct Hit!
Soldier didn't know anything about port 2.

What now, play with the arrows instead? =P

But since he's the only reporter around, what else can we do? Get S-k-y to "tweet" the winners? =P
How about Bahamut7? He handles the Character Battle polls very well. :P

Ah, of course! Well, we know who will handle the awards, if they ever happen.

And he gets my vote for "favourite Bahamut alt"!

At 2/8/10 11:39 AM, Auz wrote:
At 2/7/10 04:29 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Yeah, you can't really tell if someone's concert is really good if they're only the opening act. The concert is shorter and the crowd is probably "saving" themselves for the main act.
Indeed. It's not really what the crowd is paying for, and they usually can't make any use of the stage either. Plus I'm guessing that they wouldn't really want to go all out as a supporting act anyway. They probably want to save that for their own concerts/fans.

Indeed. It's just a warm-up to the big thing. Sometimes the crowd doesn't even know the band, which was my case in the Metallica concert. I had no idea what Hybria was about. =P

Nice, I'll check The Lighting Strike. I usually like songs that are divided in many parts, I think the bands tend to put more effort in them. Muse's Exogenesis Symphony and Dream Theater's "Trial of Tears" are good examples of this.
You should check out Pink Floyd - Shine On You Crazy Diamond then. It's a ~24 minute song divided in nine parts of which the first five are played at the beginning of their album* and the last four at the end. It's quite a relaxing and interesting song to listen to.

Hahahaha, I know that song! My dad has Wish You Were Here, we listen to it in his car every now and then. I'm a Pink Floyd fan, I don't know why I didn't mention them in the long songs thing.

Dogs isn't split, but it's a 17-minute epic song. Another brick in the wall has three parts, although they're split in the album. Pink Floyd is one of my favourite bands! =)

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At 2/7/10 04:29 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote:
At 2/7/10 12:15 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/7/10 12:22 AM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Same thing for albums. It just feels good when you have the real thing in your hands, not just a mere copy. Too bad most games in here are really expensive. This is why there's so much piracy in here (and the PS3 not being very popular =P).
...Plus, the UK doesn't get stupid cut games like we get in Germany most of the time (yeah, green blood in horror games... or no blood at all like in Resident Evil 3!).
Really? Wow, that's a bit too much!

It got a bit better in recent years, but it's still kind of rare that a game is released uncut in Germany. Ah well, since importing is much cheaper plus my english skills are quite good I don't mind too much.
Hell, I even played the japanese version of Resident Evil 3. Couldn't read the texts, but the voice acting is still in english. ^^

Also, it's weird that only their drummer remains from their original line-up. =P

Yeah, that's really weird. ^^
Even weirder than his glasses he always wears. XD

At 2/8/10 10:01 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 2/7/10 12:15 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/7/10 11:16 AM, Bahamut wrote: But I have more EXP! :)
But that doesn't make your opinions more important than mine. :P
Oh yes it does. More EXP means more important opinion. :P

LOL! Nothing more to say about that. :P

If by changing opinions over time, you mean finding new things and liking them, then yes.
Well, if you find new things then you don't change your opinion. You form a view on something new, not change your opinion alltogether. And how's that related to the amount of Exp you have? :P
You were talking about EXP and opinions. Also, no, my opinions don't change. MANOWAR RULES!

You started talking about discovering new things. And I asked how this is related to the amount of Exp you have. :P

Also Manowar sucks monkey balls
Wow, I thought mine would be a one man's opinion. I guess I could enjoy them more if I had a compilation album and showed their highlights.
I've heard at least 4 or 5 similar complaints from various people that Status Quo do have some nice songs, but overall they just sound too similar on all their albums.
Yeah, I can name Rocking All Over the World, Whatever You Want...Uhh, that's it.

In the army now is great as well.

Because Psycho Mantis has special powers the Soldier doesn't have.
Because Psycho Mantis read the mind of all who where going to vote!
We'll see how he does in the next round. Will he win the whole thing? Can Psycho Mantis see who will win the second Alternative Character Battle?!

I bet he can. But I doubt he will win it.

At 2/7/10 04:29 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote:
At 2/7/10 11:16 AM, Bahamut wrote: Because Psycho Mantis has special powers the Soldier doesn't have.
So? I want to see Psycho Mantis dodging a Direct Hit!
Soldier didn't know anything about port 2.

Stupid soldier. The colonel didn't tell him?


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Rev is loving the Saints win yesterday; congrats to:
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At 2/7/10 04:29 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Indeed. He already tried making things harder for collabs, in a "more authors, better flash" attitude. Really, the normal threshold could be raised a little. He should listen to the community's ideas more often.

Now that was a good idea, to raise the Blam limit on collabs. Of course it might be more effective if you couldn't add nine co-authors after passing judgment to dance around the rule.

At 2/8/10 03:19 AM, Coop83 wrote: Exactly why the blam threshold should be raised to 2.00 on Clock Day - very few things get past the portal on that day with scores of below 3, so why not?

I don't see that doing much when everything passes with a score of 3.5 including the illegal/stolen/hateful ones.

At 2/8/10 02:13 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Congrats to the New Orleans Saints for the amazing game yesterday!

Who dat?! :)

The thing is, they were under slavery for about 4 centuries. And about 70% of the tribes which were here when the Portuguese arrived doesn't exist anymore.

Even without slavery, bloodlines would then to get mixed and lost. There are plenty of tribes here that doesn't exist anymore.


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24,000 Blams

I spend so damned long stuck at 23,999 Blams last night *sigh* Now I'm back moving up the list. List later, I'm off for a shower.


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Coop celebrates milestones in his sleep, while congratulating:
Jamie: Level 22
fuzzum111: Level 26
byteslinger: 45,000 B/P
Auz: 38,000 Saves
cheezebizkit: Master Sergeant
WeirdAlthe3rd: 6,000 Saves

At 2/8/10 10:01 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 2/8/10 03:19 AM, Coop83 wrote: Well, I should be in the top 150 within the week, so that allows me to concentrate on getting even closer to that major milestone :P
Before top 50, focus on:

Top 150 (obviously)
Top 125
Top 100
Top 90
Top 80
Top 70
Top 60

And then top 50.

Well, I'm focusing on the top 50 as the major end-goal for now. Once I get there, who knows how far I'll climb :P

At 2/8/10 11:39 AM, Auz wrote: You should check out Pink Floyd - Shine On You Crazy Diamond then. It's a ~24 minute song divided in nine parts of which the first five are played at the beginning of their album* and the last four at the end. It's quite a relaxing and interesting song to listen to.

I love that track (those tracks), but they really do disagree with iTunes, since it's always on shuffle. I'd end up in the middle of the track, but listening to Absolute Classic rock in work does help this, as they put the radio edit of Shine on you Crazy Diamond at least once a week.

At 2/8/10 02:13 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote:
At 2/8/10 03:19 AM, Coop83 wrote:
At 2/7/10 04:29 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: - Possible achievement coming soon (but it shall be overwhelmed by Coop's next achievement);
Which achievement is this? 24k Blams?
Exactly. As of now, you're 1 Blam away from it. =)

And so it stayed overnight, despite my best efforts >:(

In what sport, exactly?
Rugby - the only sport that matters to a Welshman.
Ah, right. At first, I thought about football, but there were league games that day, so... Plus, Wales only have Ryan Giggs as player, I think. :P

Yeah, but we've got to play the Welsh in the football to qualify for the European Championships, which should be fun.

Hey, try convincing them, it'll sure be a great addition to your band's repertoire. I mean, everyone knows Nothing Else Matters, so you can always shout "sing along now!" :)
That could only be fun if we get people turning up to the gigs we play :P
Why, the bartender must know the song , right? ;P

We'll see. I know that the landlady knows quite a few songs that our drummer's other band played a week last Saturday.

Hahahaha, of course. Make sure your ban messages cause the less butthurt possible, so you won't even be nominated.
We'll see. Sometimes, my wit gets the better of even me, so it can be difficult ;)
No, save that wit for the lock messages, where the enjoyment is public. ;)

And that's what causes the most butthurt, sometimes.

I'm an artist when it comes to voices - everyone knows that... At least I thought they did
Sure, you are gifted with the voice talent... but can you pull two different voices at the same time?

WITH ONE MOUTH? =OO

No, I'm not that good, but I did try singing Enter Sandman in the voice of Zapp Brannigan the other day, much to the amusement of all involved.


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Well lvl 44 so it's a little something atleast. Congrats to everyones stat-isims today.

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Well, I've got some writing to do - thankfully, I don't do stories for every single 1,000 point milestone, or I'd be snowed under today :P


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God, I still feel like a nub here... Anyway, level 5! God I suck.

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Just passed 4,000 saves. Looks less impressive when it's surrounded by people posting 20,000+ stats.

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Alternative Character Battle 2 - Battle 9: Chell vs Alyx Vance

Listening to:

Fear Factory - Mechanize

At 2/8/10 02:13 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote:
At 2/8/10 10:01 AM, Bahamut wrote: Soldier didn't know anything about port 2.
What now, play with the arrows instead? =P

Nope, you still need port 2 to beat Mantis.

How about Bahamut7? He handles the Character Battle polls very well. :P
Ah, of course! Well, we know who will handle the awards, if they ever happen.

And he gets my vote for "favourite Bahamut alt"!

Good. :) Toohot is a slacker in terms of blams so Bahamut7 is indeed my best alt.

At 2/8/10 04:22 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/8/10 10:01 AM, Bahamut wrote: Oh yes it does. More EXP means more important opinion. :P
LOL! Nothing more to say about that. :P

I believe I'm right about this.

Also Manowar sucks monkey balls

That makes no sense whatsoever.

Yeah, I can name Rocking All Over the World, Whatever You Want...Uhh, that's it.
In the army now is great as well.

Oh yeah, Rain is another one but only because Helloween covered them. I could probably name a few more songs of theirs but not right now.

Soldier didn't know anything about port 2.
Stupid soldier. The colonel didn't tell him?

No-one nominated Colonel for the Character Battle so he couldn't do a thing.

At 2/9/10 03:26 AM, Coop83 wrote: Well, I'm focusing on the top 50 as the major end-goal for now. Once I get there, who knows how far I'll climb :P

At least you're not mentioning #1 at all right now. Otherwise, a Mega Flare would be coming right to your house. :P

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Achievement of the Day
Coop83: 24,000 Blams, 17,000 Posts

Both are equally impressive to me. Congrats on these nice achievements Coop!

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At 2/8/10 02:13 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote:
At 2/8/10 11:39 AM, Auz wrote: Indeed. It's not really what the crowd is paying for, and they usually can't make any use of the stage either. Plus I'm guessing that they wouldn't really want to go all out as a supporting act anyway. They probably want to save that for their own concerts/fans.
Indeed. It's just a warm-up to the big thing. Sometimes the crowd doesn't even know the band, which was my case in the Metallica concert. I had no idea what Hybria was about. =P

That is often the case I think. Although the bigger bands usually have more familiar names in the supporting act.

But U2 also had Arkansas 101 or something once. They weren't bad, but it was five years ago and I haven't heard anything of them ever since.

You should check out Pink Floyd - Shine On You Crazy Diamond then. It's a ~24 minute song divided in nine parts of which the first five are played at the beginning of their album* and the last four at the end. It's quite a relaxing and interesting song to listen to.
Hahahaha, I know that song! My dad has Wish You Were Here, we listen to it in his car every now and then. I'm a Pink Floyd fan, I don't know why I didn't mention them in the long songs thing.

Lol. Well I checked your favorites and Pink Floyd didn't seem to be in there so I just assumed you might not know about them. Or just don't like them of course, but in that case you would probably not know their songs that well.

Dogs isn't split, but it's a 17-minute epic song. Another brick in the wall has three parts, although they're split in the album. Pink Floyd is one of my favourite bands! =)

Yeah, but you could easily split up Dogs in two at that quiet barking point. And I love that song as well, it's probably one of my favorites. Well actually the entire Animals album might be among my favorite Pink Floyd stuff.

Another Brick in the Wall is indeed another one, although the parts are not that long. Another album that comes to mind is Ummagumma. I haven't listened to it all that much yet, but I believe there are many songs with many parts on it.

And of course there is Echoes. I guess Pink Floyd just really loved to split up their songs for some reason.

At 2/9/10 03:26 AM, Coop83 wrote:
At 2/8/10 11:39 AM, Auz wrote: You should check out Pink Floyd - Shine On You Crazy Diamond then. It's a ~24 minute song divided in nine parts of which the first five are played at the beginning of their album* and the last four at the end. It's quite a relaxing and interesting song to listen to.
I love that track (those tracks), but they really do disagree with iTunes, since it's always on shuffle. I'd end up in the middle of the track, but listening to Absolute Classic rock in work does help this, as they put the radio edit of Shine on you Crazy Diamond at least once a week.

I believe they have actually brought out a 'single' of the song once. It's the entire 24 minutes in one track. So you might want to put that version on your iPod if you can find it.


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At 2/9/10 11:46 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 2/8/10 04:22 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/8/10 10:01 AM, Bahamut wrote: Oh yes it does. More EXP means more important opinion. :P
LOL! Nothing more to say about that. :P
I believe I'm right about this.

But what you believes doesn't matter. :P

Also Manowar sucks monkey balls
That makes no sense whatsoever.

It does.

Soldier didn't know anything about port 2.
Stupid soldier. The colonel didn't tell him?
No-one nominated Colonel for the Character Battle so he couldn't do a thing.

The colonel still could have given Soldier a call on his codec.


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I've been trying to push my B/P count even more... I want to get to EGSC before the end of the year! Only 7670 B/P away from it, if I keep a 25 B/P pace until the end of the year, I'll make it!

Congrats to:
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At 2/8/10 06:58 PM, reverend wrote:
At 2/7/10 04:29 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Indeed. He already tried making things harder for collabs, in a "more authors, better flash" attitude. Really, the normal threshold could be raised a little. He should listen to the community's ideas more often.
Now that was a good idea, to raise the Blam limit on collabs. Of course it might be more effective if you couldn't add nine co-authors after passing judgment to dance around the rule.

Heh, indeed. I remember that Afro_Stud did that after he submitted his old Pokemon flashes. And yeah, that had also been suggested at the time, but the staff didn't take that idea.

At 2/8/10 02:13 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Congrats to the New Orleans Saints for the amazing game yesterday!
Who dat?! :)

I loved the "WHO DAT?!" shout in the final minutes of the game. Really impressive!

At 2/9/10 03:26 AM, Coop83 wrote: I love that track (those tracks), but they really do disagree with iTunes, since it's always on shuffle.

Heh, that happens. I'd rather put the CD on the computer and play it on order, anyway. I do that with most CDs I have.

At 2/8/10 02:13 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Exactly. As of now, you're 1 Blam away from it. =)
And so it stayed overnight, despite my best efforts >:(

Yeah, yesterday was a hard day for blams, I got only 9 blams + 3 flagged ones. Soon my saves count will match my blams one. =/

Ah, right. At first, I thought about football, but there were league games that day, so... Plus, Wales only have Ryan Giggs as player, I think. :P
Yeah, but we've got to play the Welsh in the football to qualify for the European Championships, which should be fun.

Ah, but we all know who wins all the time (unless it's a HUGE upset!).

Speaking of which, I'll make the FIFA World Cup thread. But should I make it now or wait a little more, closer to the first game date?

No, save that wit for the lock messages, where the enjoyment is public. ;)
And that's what causes the most butthurt, sometimes.

But it also draws a fan base. "Look, it's Coop, that mod with cool and witty lock messages!"

At 2/8/10 04:22 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/7/10 04:29 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Really? Wow, that's a bit too much!
It got a bit better in recent years, but it's still kind of rare that a game is released uncut in Germany. Ah well, since importing is much cheaper plus my english skills are quite good I don't mind too much.

Hahahha, yes. I try to avoid subtitles, just to check if I can understand everything. I try that with musics sometimes. But I end up giving up. =(

Also, it's weird that only their drummer remains from their original line-up. =P
Yeah, that's really weird. ^^
Even weirder than his glasses he always wears. XD

Ah, the blue glasses? They actually look good on him. It's like Bono Vox, you wouldn't recognise him without glasses.

At 2/9/10 11:46 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 2/8/10 02:13 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: What now, play with the arrows instead? =P
Nope, you still need port 2 to beat Mantis.

Ah, dammit!

*switches keyboards*

At 2/9/10 12:17 PM, Auz wrote:
At 2/8/10 02:13 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: Indeed. It's just a warm-up to the big thing. Sometimes the crowd doesn't even know the band, which was my case in the Metallica concert. I had no idea what Hybria was about. =P
That is often the case I think. Although the bigger bands usually have more familiar names in the supporting act.

Either that or bands with a "rising" success. That would help the band promote themselves, opening for a famous band.

Hahahaha, I know that song! My dad has Wish You Were Here, we listen to it in his car every now and then. I'm a Pink Floyd fan, I don't know why I didn't mention them in the long songs thing.
Lol. Well I checked your favorites and Pink Floyd didn't seem to be in there so I just assumed you might not know about them. Or just don't like them of course, but in that case you would probably not know their songs that well.

Heh, I really need to organize my favourites. =P

But I really like Pink Floyd. I remember listening to them since I was 6 years old. My dad used to play "Animals" all the time in his car, and I liked them since the beginning!

Dogs isn't split, but it's a 17-minute epic song. Another brick in the wall has three parts, although they're split in the album. Pink Floyd is one of my favourite bands! =)
Yeah, but you could easily split up Dogs in two at that quiet barking point. And I love that song as well, it's probably one of my favorites. Well actually the entire Animals album might be among my favorite Pink Floyd stuff.

Yeah, the song has a pretty big "jamming" part. In a Roger Waters DVD, during that part, some of the bands members stop to play poker in the middle of the stage, with the backing vocals as the dealers. Neat stuff.

Another Brick in the Wall is indeed another one, although the parts are not that long.

And it's hard to count them as one song, since they're "bonded" with other songs. I mean, you can't listen to parts 1 and 2 without "The Happiest Days In Our Lives" between them. I'd rather listening to The Wall as a whole.

Another album that comes to mind is Ummagumma. I haven't listened to it all that much yet, but I believe there are many songs with many parts on it.

I've never heard it, despite my dad having it (I think). I'll give a listen to some of his old LPs one day, there are some great (and rare) things in there.

Now I feel like listening to Pink Floyd. =)