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At 8/20/12 10:45 PM, reverend wrote: Level 45!

I know this is a movie reference but forgot what it belongs to. Can someone refresh my memory?

Phantasm. I've watched all 4 films and even after the fourth one I still had no idea what the plot was about.


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At 8/20/12 07:55 AM, Odyssic wrote:
At 8/20/12 04:26 AM, Coop wrote: So, you're not planning on developing "OdyssicGrounds", or something similar, are you?
Nah, if anything I would want to make some form of video game website.

What, like gamefaqs?

At 8/20/12 09:30 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/20/12 04:26 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/19/12 08:13 AM, Bahamut wrote: I assure you, I have had that card countered a fair amount of times, especially with blue counter decks. The power of a single mana card like Unsummon is also good.
Unsummon merely delays the inevitable. A black / blue deck can work that well, as you unsummon it, then get a card that can kill the damned thing completely.
Oh but stalling can help, particularly when paired with other counters. Then again, I'm not playing blue cards so I shouldn't be concerned with how I use it.

Not having played for so long, I've gone a little rusty, tactics-wise.

At 8/20/12 02:40 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/19/12 05:29 AM, Coop wrote: After two wins this weekend, Coop tries for the fabled hat trick.
Good luck with that.

And as per usual, we suffered a loss. 10 wicket defeat, we just couldn't get them out. I don't expect you to understand, that's mostly for gamejunkie.

At 8/18/12 08:49 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/17/12 07:29 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/17/12 05:46 AM, Haggard wrote:
And you have every reason to be happy. My little "rant" isn't focused on the last Olympic Games, though. It's almost always the case, that "the usual suspsects" seem to recieve better ratings from the judges than other nations. But oh well, I better stop complaining. I don't care too much for gymnastics anyway. ^^
It's the same in professional football - the teams expected to win get longer to win it, despite there being a few minutes worth of incident, you'll see 4-5 minutes added on by the 4th official at Man. Utd and Man. City games, just so they can do something spectacular.
Yeah, but for ManCity is new. Even in Germany we know what "Fergie time" means. ;)

Fergie time, isn't that when David Beckham gets hit in the face with a football boot that Fergie has just kicked across the dressing room at him?

Best of all: Sir Alex complained about the german players after yet another lost against Bayern Munich in the Champions League. He said something like "they always complain to the ref, blabla, english players would never do that". Funny, since ManUtd players have a reputation for complaining to the ref.

Too many footballers complain to the referee. In rugby, the ref just moves it 10 yards further up the pitch for dissent. That would shut most of the pricks up.

That being said: I'm happy with the performance of team germany as well. Except for the swimmers who just where disappointing once again. But maybe it's a pattern: They disappointed in Athens, they won 3 medals in Beijing, they disappointed in London. So maybe they will win some medals again in Rio de Janeiro?
It'll be interesting to find out.
So, how long until the next summer games? Oh right, 4 years...

Yeah, we need to focus on Sochi 2014 now ;)


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At 8/20/12 02:40 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/18/12 03:50 PM, Bahamut wrote: On the other hand, everything spent on this puts UK in a deeper hole. There's no way we can recover.
At least the money went into the british economy, right?

Haha, you're funny. :)

I admit, I do watch stuff online. It's become a bad habit and I would like to buy DVDs. Well, sometimes they don't release it over here or they are ridiculously late (e.g. Futurama volume 6 DVD/blu-ray in March 2013) so I resort to watching online. I've watched too much Simpsons lately because of that but I will get the DVD box sets someday. I promise that!
Sometimes I do watch stuff online as well. I was watching nearly the first half of the first Futurama season when I was bored a few months ago (all in one sitting). But sometimes it's hard to find decent stuff to watch online. When I'm extremly lazy, I watch some Columbo online, even though I have all the seaons on DVD. But to watch those, I would've to go upstairs to get them, lol.

Well, I will resort to it if shit does get really stupid. For some odd reason, Metalocalypse season 3 DVD has gone out of stock entirely for region 2. That really makes no sense at all.

At 8/20/12 11:31 PM, SCTE3 wrote:
At 8/20/12 10:45 PM, reverend wrote: Level 45!

I know this is a movie reference but forgot what it belongs to. Can someone refresh my memory?
Phantasm. I've watched all 4 films and even after the fourth one I still had no idea what the plot was about.

You'd think with the staff being enthusiastic about some of these movies to even reference them on the site, you'd think they'd be good but if that's the case, then I am disappoint.

At 8/21/12 07:06 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/20/12 09:30 AM, Bahamut wrote: Oh but stalling can help, particularly when paired with other counters. Then again, I'm not playing blue cards so I shouldn't be concerned with how I use it.
Not having played for so long, I've gone a little rusty, tactics-wise.

So when was the last time you played standard?

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At 8/21/12 07:06 AM, Coop wrote: What, like gamefaqs?

I don't see taking over gamefaqs, that's pretty much everyone's "one stop shop" for walkthroughs. Think a website like IGN only not crap. Reviews, news and just messing about videos. I would have most fun doing things like that.

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At 8/21/12 08:06 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/20/12 11:31 PM, SCTE3 wrote:
At 8/20/12 10:45 PM, reverend wrote: Level 45!

I know this is a movie reference but forgot what it belongs to. Can someone refresh my memory?
Phantasm. I've watched all 4 films and even after the fourth one I still had no idea what the plot was about.
You'd think with the staff being enthusiastic about some of these movies to even reference them on the site, you'd think they'd be good but if that's the case, then I am disappoint.

From what I understand, the protagonist at a young age has his father die and buried but noticed the whole time and shortly before his death that The Tall Man (not Slenderman mind you, everyone in the series simply calls him "The Tall Man") was nearby watching him for no apparent reason. Later he goes to bury up his father being quite suspicious of The Tall Man and notices that his grave is EMPTY!

Upon further investigation The Tall Man is some being from somewhere in time and space that reanimates the dead to do work for him. The luckier ones (and by lucky, they have all their memories) sometimes get turned into those flying orbs (said level icon), however most seem to go straight to wanting to kill people. However, the protagonist's brother becomes one and tries to help him as much as possible.

Later into the 2nd, 3rd, and lastly 4th movie... well it's pretty much a mind fuck all over the place. All of it ending with the protagonist, his dead brother, and a gun shop owner "killing" The Tall Man only to shit some bricks a few minutes later when ANOTHER Tall Man appears from a gate and simply stares at them.

they never made a 5th one, probably because by the 4th one they had lost their audience totally lost and clueless on what was happening
sorry if this is going deep away from the subject of what should be happening in this thread :(

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At 8/21/12 07:06 AM, Coop wrote: And as per usual, we suffered a loss. 10 wicket defeat, we just couldn't get them out. I don't expect you to understand, that's mostly for gamejunkie.

Yikes. Maybe trying some different/crazy/extreme tactics might help. Like letting your shitty bowlers or the Wicketkeeper bowl a couple of overs, lull those batsmen into a false sense of security or some whacko tactics like that. Even get your pace bowlers, bowling spin and your spinners bowling pace. You have to try crazy things when things aren't going your way. Anything is better than nothing. You can't keep losing big like that it will eventually become so demoralizing no-one will want to play.

As for the Hat-trick, good luck. I only ever got one whilst playing Indoor Cricket. But that's so much easier.

And I suppose I should post that I just reached Base Voting Power of 9.00

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At 8/21/12 07:06 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/20/12 02:40 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/19/12 05:29 AM, Coop wrote: After two wins this weekend, Coop tries for the fabled hat trick.
Good luck with that.
And as per usual, we suffered a loss. 10 wicket defeat, we just couldn't get them out. I don't expect you to understand, that's mostly for gamejunkie.

Criket reminds me a bit of Quizzlestick, but Quizzlestick isn't as confusing. So, why don't you just bowl the secret "points swap around bowl" when you are about to lose?

At 8/18/12 08:49 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/17/12 07:29 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/17/12 05:46 AM, Haggard wrote:
And you have every reason to be happy. My little "rant" isn't focused on the last Olympic Games, though. It's almost always the case, that "the usual suspsects" seem to recieve better ratings from the judges than other nations. But oh well, I better stop complaining. I don't care too much for gymnastics anyway. ^^
It's the same in professional football - the teams expected to win get longer to win it, despite there being a few minutes worth of incident, you'll see 4-5 minutes added on by the 4th official at Man. Utd and Man. City games, just so they can do something spectacular.
Yeah, but for ManCity is new. Even in Germany we know what "Fergie time" means. ;)
Fergie time, isn't that when David Beckham gets hit in the face with a football boot that Fergie has just kicked across the dressing room at him?

Not quite, even though that must have looked hilarious.

Best of all: Sir Alex complained about the german players after yet another lost against Bayern Munich in the Champions League. He said something like "they always complain to the ref, blabla, english players would never do that". Funny, since ManUtd players have a reputation for complaining to the ref.
Too many footballers complain to the referee. In rugby, the ref just moves it 10 yards further up the pitch for dissent. That would shut most of the pricks up.

Worst of all, when the whole team gathers around the ref. This is what Fergie complained about. Funny, because if you do a little research on google images then you can find pictures of United players doing the exact same thing. Even though Alex said that United players wouldn't do something like it.

Also: Everton 1-0 United. LOL!

That being said: I'm happy with the performance of team germany as well. Except for the swimmers who just where disappointing once again. But maybe it's a pattern: They disappointed in Athens, they won 3 medals in Beijing, they disappointed in London. So maybe they will win some medals again in Rio de Janeiro?
It'll be interesting to find out.
So, how long until the next summer games? Oh right, 4 years...
Yeah, we need to focus on Sochi 2014 now ;)

Well, at least "Sochi" is easier to pronounce than "Pyeongchang".

At 8/21/12 08:06 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/20/12 02:40 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/18/12 03:50 PM, Bahamut wrote: On the other hand, everything spent on this puts UK in a deeper hole. There's no way we can recover.
At least the money went into the british economy, right?
Haha, you're funny. :)

But it's still true. Or did some foreign companies build all the sport arenas? :P

I admit, I do watch stuff online. It's become a bad habit and I would like to buy DVDs. Well, sometimes they don't release it over here or they are ridiculously late (e.g. Futurama volume 6 DVD/blu-ray in March 2013) so I resort to watching online. I've watched too much Simpsons lately because of that but I will get the DVD box sets someday. I promise that!
Sometimes I do watch stuff online as well. I was watching nearly the first half of the first Futurama season when I was bored a few months ago (all in one sitting). But sometimes it's hard to find decent stuff to watch online. When I'm extremly lazy, I watch some Columbo online, even though I have all the seaons on DVD. But to watch those, I would've to go upstairs to get them, lol.
Well, I will resort to it if shit does get really stupid. For some odd reason, Metalocalypse season 3 DVD has gone out of stock entirely for region 2. That really makes no sense at all.

Only solution is to set your DVD player to Region 0.


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At 8/21/12 08:06 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/21/12 07:06 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/20/12 09:30 AM, Bahamut wrote: Oh but stalling can help, particularly when paired with other counters. Then again, I'm not playing blue cards so I shouldn't be concerned with how I use it.
Not having played for so long, I've gone a little rusty, tactics-wise.
So when was the last time you played standard?

Probably early this year - I can't cope and I "forget" to bring my cards, when people ask me to as an aside.

At 8/21/12 08:15 AM, Odyssic wrote:
At 8/21/12 07:06 AM, Coop wrote: What, like gamefaqs?
I don't see taking over gamefaqs, that's pretty much everyone's "one stop shop" for walkthroughs. Think a website like IGN only not crap. Reviews, news and just messing about videos. I would have most fun doing things like that.

IGN, only not crap. Had I known much about IGN, I'd probably be impressed :P

At 8/22/12 12:32 AM, gamejunkie wrote:
At 8/21/12 07:06 AM, Coop wrote: And as per usual, we suffered a loss. 10 wicket defeat, we just couldn't get them out. I don't expect you to understand, that's mostly for gamejunkie.
Yikes. Maybe trying some different/crazy/extreme tactics might help. Like letting your shitty bowlers or the Wicketkeeper bowl a couple of overs, lull those batsmen into a false sense of security or some whacko tactics like that. Even get your pace bowlers, bowling spin and your spinners bowling pace. You have to try crazy things when things aren't going your way. Anything is better than nothing. You can't keep losing big like that it will eventually become so demoralizing no-one will want to play.

We did - I came on to bowl and my pies were dispatched over the fence, just the same. I felt more sorry for poor Jasper - he's only 12 and he was being tonked as well. His figures were better than mine, just showing how good a bit of left arm spin can be.

As for the Hat-trick, good luck. I only ever got one whilst playing Indoor Cricket. But that's so much easier.

I meant a hat-trick of victories - both the 1st and 2nd XI won on Saturday and I wanted to complete the weekend, by winning as well.

I've taken a hat-trick outdoors - last year in the cup, so that's a nice side to things.

At 8/22/12 01:11 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/21/12 07:06 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/20/12 02:40 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/19/12 05:29 AM, Coop wrote: After two wins this weekend, Coop tries for the fabled hat trick.
Good luck with that.
And as per usual, we suffered a loss. 10 wicket defeat, we just couldn't get them out. I don't expect you to understand, that's mostly for gamejunkie.
Criket reminds me a bit of Quizzlestick, but Quizzlestick isn't as confusing. So, why don't you just bowl the secret "points swap around bowl" when you are about to lose?

I wish that we had the chance to do that, but being English, we just don't come up with rules as insane as that.

But you know what they say - That's Numberwang!

Yeah, but for ManCity is new. Even in Germany we know what "Fergie time" means. ;)
Fergie time, isn't that when David Beckham gets hit in the face with a football boot that Fergie has just kicked across the dressing room at him?
Not quite, even though that must have looked hilarious.

Well, we only saw Beckham with a couple of sterrastrips across his eyebrow and The Sun went ape about how Fergie was a terrible cunt and so forth.

Worst of all, when the whole team gathers around the ref. This is what Fergie complained about. Funny, because if you do a little research on google images then you can find pictures of United players doing the exact same thing. Even though Alex said that United players wouldn't do something like it.

Also: Everton 1-0 United. LOL!

I was around at a Utd fan's home on Monday night. not a fun atmosphere... not until we cracked out the D&D.

So, how long until the next summer games? Oh right, 4 years...
Yeah, we need to focus on Sochi 2014 now ;)
Well, at least "Sochi" is easier to pronounce than "Pyeongchang".

"Puh-yong-chang" Simple, right?


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At 8/22/12 06:02 AM, Coop wrote: IGN, only not crap. Had I known much about IGN, I'd probably be impressed :P

Well, I would use Kotaku. A website that gets away with doing non video game news like girls licking doorknobs and when something is video game related, it is like a sentence. For a website that is self-proclaimed "Gamer's Guide", I call bullshit on their bullshit. So yeah, if I could make a website better than Kotaku, I would be happy.

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Listening to:

Blind Guardian - A Night at the Opera. You know what seems to be impossible about this band? Them writing a bad album since some complain about this one in particular but it's all good.

At 8/22/12 01:11 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/21/12 08:06 AM, Bahamut wrote: Haha, you're funny. :)
But it's still true. Or did some foreign companies build all the sport arenas? :P

Don't even think the stupid government will actually help the economy.

Well, I will resort to it if shit does get really stupid. For some odd reason, Metalocalypse season 3 DVD has gone out of stock entirely for region 2. That really makes no sense at all.
Only solution is to set your DVD player to Region 0.

Or get a region 0 DVD Player. Problems solved for all. My friend had to get a region 0 DVD Player due to all the stuff he was getting that wasn't available in region 2. Meh, the region locking bullshit never made sense to begin with and Nintendo should be ashamed of themselves for being more tight on it. Sony on the other hand, region free for most games!

At 8/22/12 06:02 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/21/12 08:06 AM, Bahamut wrote: So when was the last time you played standard?
Probably early this year - I can't cope and I "forget" to bring my cards, when people ask me to as an aside.

Good, so your standard deck is still in check. Well, until six weeks time when Scars of Mirrodin block is rotated out. Thankfully I'm already taking out cards from my deck that are due to be rotated out then.

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At 8/22/12 06:02 AM, Coop wrote: But you know what they say - That's Numberwang!

Probably the greatest game ever invented. And this is why British Comedy rules.

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At 8/22/12 09:34 AM, gamejunkie wrote:
At 8/22/12 06:02 AM, Coop wrote: But you know what they say - That's Numberwang!
Probably the greatest game ever invented. And this is why British Comedy rules.

Das es Numberhosen!!!!!!
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At 8/22/12 06:02 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/22/12 01:11 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/21/12 07:06 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/20/12 02:40 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/19/12 05:29 AM, Coop wrote: After two wins this weekend, Coop tries for the fabled hat trick.
Good luck with that.
And as per usual, we suffered a loss. 10 wicket defeat, we just couldn't get them out. I don't expect you to understand, that's mostly for gamejunkie.
Criket reminds me a bit of Quizzlestick, but Quizzlestick isn't as confusing. So, why don't you just bowl the secret "points swap around bowl" when you are about to lose?
I wish that we had the chance to do that, but being English, we just don't come up with rules as insane as that.

Sorry, but I believe otherwise. After all, you drive on the wrong side of the road!

But you know what they say - That's Numberwang!

Shit just got real.

Yeah, but for ManCity is new. Even in Germany we know what "Fergie time" means. ;)
Fergie time, isn't that when David Beckham gets hit in the face with a football boot that Fergie has just kicked across the dressing room at him?
Not quite, even though that must have looked hilarious.
Well, we only saw Beckham with a couple of sterrastrips across his eyebrow and The Sun went ape about how Fergie was a terrible cunt and so forth.

What I meant was: Must have been interesting to watch that in the changing room. Also, I thought Fergie IS a terrible cunt?

Worst of all, when the whole team gathers around the ref. This is what Fergie complained about. Funny, because if you do a little research on google images then you can find pictures of United players doing the exact same thing. Even though Alex said that United players wouldn't do something like it.

Also: Everton 1-0 United. LOL!
I was around at a Utd fan's home on Monday night. not a fun atmosphere... not until we cracked out the D&D.

Ugh, that reminds me of the LITERAL translation of the name "Dungeons & Dragons" on that one Simpsons episode (the one where Homer is back in College). That's even worse than those incidences where they translated "to swear" in the meaning of "to swear an oath" and not in the meaning of "swear words". Yes, "I never swear" CAN mean "I never swear an oath", but it doesn't make too much sense...

So, how long until the next summer games? Oh right, 4 years...
Yeah, we need to focus on Sochi 2014 now ;)
Well, at least "Sochi" is easier to pronounce than "Pyeongchang".
"Puh-yong-chang" Simple, right?

And now do it in a voice like this.
"Pyeongggggg Channggggg!"

At 8/22/12 07:59 AM, Bahamut wrote: Blind Guardian - A Night at the Opera. You know what seems to be impossible about this band? Them writing a bad album since some complain about this one in particular but it's all good.

Well, the cover album isn't THAT great. But on the other hand, they didn't write the songs.

At 8/22/12 01:11 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/21/12 08:06 AM, Bahamut wrote: Haha, you're funny. :)
But it's still true. Or did some foreign companies build all the sport arenas? :P
Don't even think the stupid government will actually help the economy.

But helping the construction business to actually build some things (and thus employing more construction workes) does help the economy.

Well, I will resort to it if shit does get really stupid. For some odd reason, Metalocalypse season 3 DVD has gone out of stock entirely for region 2. That really makes no sense at all.
Only solution is to set your DVD player to Region 0.
Or get a region 0 DVD Player. Problems solved for all. My friend had to get a region 0 DVD Player due to all the stuff he was getting that wasn't available in region 2. Meh, the region locking bullshit never made sense to begin with and Nintendo should be ashamed of themselves for being more tight on it. Sony on the other hand, region free for most games!

Most DVD players should have the option to set them to Region 0. But most of the time, this option is not explained in the manual. You could try to google a solution.
Also, region codes are just lame. They where invented because cinema owners started whining about how people might import DVDs before the cinemas even got a chance to show the movie... but in reality, not too many people import DVDs anyway. And because of high shipping costs (and long waiting times) it might actually be cheaper to just go to the cinema anyway.
And I think Sony wants to bring back region codes for newer games and/or the PS4. Lame, I say.


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Listening to:

Blind Guardian - At the Edge of Time

At 8/22/12 04:06 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/22/12 07:59 AM, Bahamut wrote: Blind Guardian - A Night at the Opera. You know what seems to be impossible about this band? Them writing a bad album since some complain about this one in particular but it's all good.
Well, the cover album isn't THAT great. But on the other hand, they didn't write the songs.

If covers determined album quality, Dance of Death would be one of the worst metal albums of all time. :P

Don't even think the stupid government will actually help the economy.
But helping the construction business to actually build some things (and thus employing more construction workes) does help the economy.

Don't worry, you'll see how our government will be a complete fuckup again for the nth time.

Or get a region 0 DVD Player. Problems solved for all. My friend had to get a region 0 DVD Player due to all the stuff he was getting that wasn't available in region 2. Meh, the region locking bullshit never made sense to begin with and Nintendo should be ashamed of themselves for being more tight on it. Sony on the other hand, region free for most games!
Most DVD players should have the option to set them to Region 0. But most of the time, this option is not explained in the manual. You could try to google a solution.

So how about a PS3? I mostly use that for DVD/blu-ray purposes.

Also, region codes are just lame. They where invented because cinema owners started whining about how people might import DVDs before the cinemas even got a chance to show the movie... but in reality, not too many people import DVDs anyway. And because of high shipping costs (and long waiting times) it might actually be cheaper to just go to the cinema anyway.

Well, the shipping of a single DVD in a case can still be fairly cheap. I'm sure the difference between a CD and a DVD isn't a whole lot.

And I think Sony wants to bring back region codes for newer games and/or the PS4. Lame, I say.

They do that, I will not pick up a PS4. Oh who am I kidding, I probably will get one anyway. With the WiiU's lackluster game line-up so far and whatever the hell Sony and Microsoft do, it looks like I'll be moving more and more to PC gaming for good.

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Do you have my username in your checking list for the next 2x10k list Bahamut? Because I've just passed 9000 medals.

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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge 2012-08-23 15:34:43 Reply

I said I'd drop by again. HEY AGAIN

As soon as I posted that, the strike ended. And I actually beat Half Life. Winner!

At 8/18/12 06:23 AM, Coop wrote:
At 8/17/12 04:18 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: I declare that I have no reason whatsoever not to say at least "HEY" around here.
It's been too long, how are things?

Long enough indeed. Things have been pretty good - I now have a driving license and my own car. I'm in university studying International Relations. And I want to volunteer for the World Cup in 2014. Stuff stuff stuff

How are you peoplez? Was Clock Day a huge disappointment again?
I'm well thanks. Hoping to put the cricket team back to the top of the table today. We'll see how that pans out, though :)

Worcester Warriors? :P

At 8/18/12 08:49 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/17/12 04:18 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: So... hey! I'll try staying around for more than 5 minutes this time. Maybe until the strike ends. Or I grow some bollocks and face Half-Life again.
Oh hai Sir-Nuts!

Hello Mr. Haggard! How's life up there in Germany?

At 8/18/12 03:50 PM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/17/12 04:18 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: How are you peoplez? Was Clock Day a huge disappointment again?
This thread always needs more Sir-Nuts.

btw, is gfox still alive?

My life has been a bit slow right now. I did have the Manchester meet to look forward to next week but enthusiasm is starting to die out completely. You just can't organise an event without official support.

Messy organisation? I guess if everyone gathers in the same place at the same time is already a decent start.

As for Clock Day, I was hanging out with my friends instead of staying home for it so I missed out on most of it. No saves were claimed that day either.

I guess I was trying out the Co-Op mode in TF2. Pretty fun, but forgetting Clock Day was shameful!

As for jobs and such, any news?

At 8/22/12 07:59 AM, Bahamut wrote: Listening to:

Blind Guardian - A Night at the Opera. You know what seems to be impossible about this band? Them writing a bad album since some complain about this one in particular but it's all good.

A Twist In The Myth. It isn't bad, although it's pretty weak.

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At 8/23/12 08:17 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 8/22/12 04:06 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/22/12 07:59 AM, Bahamut wrote: Blind Guardian - A Night at the Opera. You know what seems to be impossible about this band? Them writing a bad album since some complain about this one in particular but it's all good.
Well, the cover album isn't THAT great. But on the other hand, they didn't write the songs.
If covers determined album quality, Dance of Death would be one of the worst metal albums of all time. :P

It's not the covers, but the songs they chose and how they play it. Out of the whole discography I'd probably rate the cover album the worst. But it's still better than any Manowar album. :P

Don't even think the stupid government will actually help the economy.
But helping the construction business to actually build some things (and thus employing more construction workes) does help the economy.
Don't worry, you'll see how our government will be a complete fuckup again for the nth time.

As long as it doesn't effect me, I don't care too much. :P
But I'm surprised about the lack of "lost CDs with sensitve data" in the near past.

Or get a region 0 DVD Player. Problems solved for all. My friend had to get a region 0 DVD Player due to all the stuff he was getting that wasn't available in region 2. Meh, the region locking bullshit never made sense to begin with and Nintendo should be ashamed of themselves for being more tight on it. Sony on the other hand, region free for most games!
Most DVD players should have the option to set them to Region 0. But most of the time, this option is not explained in the manual. You could try to google a solution.
So how about a PS3? I mostly use that for DVD/blu-ray purposes.

If the DVD has a region code that doesn't match: Tough luck. The BluRay standard supports a region code, but most of the time it's not implemented. Time Warner for example, doesn't implement a region code on their BluRay releases.

Well, the shipping of a single DVD in a case can still be fairly cheap. I'm sure the difference between a CD and a DVD isn't a whole lot.

But it still can be a hassle to buy DVDs overseas.

And I think Sony wants to bring back region codes for newer games and/or the PS4. Lame, I say.
They do that, I will not pick up a PS4. Oh who am I kidding, I probably will get one anyway. With the WiiU's lackluster game line-up so far and whatever the hell Sony and Microsoft do, it looks like I'll be moving more and more to PC gaming for good.

PC gaming is DEAD! :P

At 8/23/12 03:34 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote:
At 8/18/12 08:49 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 8/17/12 04:18 PM, Sir-Nuts wrote: So... hey! I'll try staying around for more than 5 minutes this time. Maybe until the strike ends. Or I grow some bollocks and face Half-Life again.
Oh hai Sir-Nuts!
Hello Mr. Haggard! How's life up there in Germany?

Cold and rainy, what did you think? :P
Actually, it has been pretty hot last week (30°C and above), but now it's a bit colder.


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At 8/24/12 02:01 AM, jonthomson wrote: how the fuck does shit like this pass

Because of twats like this!

Review by Maltos 1 day ago.
Rated 4 / 5 stars
Looking forward to the game and good work on the menu
4 stars