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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge 2012-10-16 09:24:24 Reply

Listening to:

Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden. Classic!

At 10/15/12 12:39 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/15/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote: Yep, you made a good call on that. Sadly, if I want to play those games, it'll be a matter of rebuying them elsewhere. Well, that's if they're available on non-Steam services so something like Half-Life is out the window.
That really sucks.

While Half-Life IS on console, it's just not the same as the PC experience.

Same can be said for the BBS as a whole.
Same can be said for Newgrounds as a whole. Portal activity has been declining as well.

I miss 2005 a lot.

I love that song!!
Is there an english version of that song?

Who needs an English version of Moskau?

At 10/15/12 05:02 PM, Odyssic wrote:
At 10/14/12 10:22 AM, Bahamut wrote: I've got examples above. I could probably go through my games library and point out more games that find themselves to be broken from the very start.
This could happen on any platform though, I'd say Steam needs more play testers (there is also the possiblity that the game did work at one point during a testing but it could be broke when it was going live on Steam) but it is mostly the development studio who should be doing that.

The thing is, how often do you hear console games just being broken from the start? It seems to happen more with Steam than anywhere else but none of them are excused in this case. Consumers shouldn't buy the games and be beta testers for developers.

At 10/15/12 09:49 PM, Jolly wrote:
At 10/13/12 03:18 PM, Bahamut wrote:
Yep, you made a good call on that. Sadly, if I want to play those games, it'll be a matter of rebuying them elsewhere. Well, that's if they're available on non-Steam services so something like Half-Life is out the window.
Well, you could always switch to console gaming. All of the Half-Life games, even the first, have come out on consoles.

So should I get The Orange Box on PS3 and play TF2 on that? :P Yeah, horrifying thought but this is where the 360 has an advantage for me if I had one.

One bullshit to another is what's keeping me away from Steam games. I did buy two games from GOG the other day and although I had problems running Duke Nukem 3D, all it took was to run it on admin mode and it worked like a charm. However, controls are a different story as I have a hard time adapting to arrow keys for movement.
GOG is amazing. It'll probably never be as popular as steam is though, unfortunately. They actually make old games compatible with newer operating systems.

I've bought three games so far which are Duke Nukem 3D as mentioned above, Rayman and Another World. All have worked fine so I can't complain. Sure, I had that blip with Duke Nukem 3D but at least there was a way around the problem.

It sucks for me to do it right now but I've had enough grief from them. I only wish someone could do a deal with me so that they take my account and I'll get something in return. It would be bad to let this account rot away when someone else would have a lot more use with it.
I don't go there often so I'm not sure how people would respond.. but you could try /v/. You could probably find somebody willing to buy it there.

Yeah, I've been thinking I might have to bite the bullet on that. I know a friend of mine who frequents 4chan so I'll ask him if he sees any Steam accounts being sold.

I only speak to a maximum of two people right now. For Coop, I may just PM him from now on but my friend who uses Steam a lot, half the time he doesn't even respond to my messages so I wonder if there's any point in even using Steam for IM now. There's still Facebook for him to use the chat feature to talk to me.
I speak to 20+ people on Steam on a regular basis.. Only about 4 of which I have added on something else. I'd have to stop talking to a lot of people if I stopped using steam.

I'm just glad I am working my way without having to use Steam. I could do the same for MSN but there's still the odd person or two that I still speak to a lot.

I honestly want to slap the face of whoever thought of the idea of GFWL. This really is the bane of PC gaming and if shit like this continues, then I can see PC gaming dying out fast.
Microsoft makes so much money off each Xbox game sale and from Xbox live subscriptions.. I think Microsoft gets a cut of every GFWL game sold, but none from non-GFWL games. They just want more money.

I'm clean from having an Xbox Live subscription. :P My problem with their online services is the monthly fee which I feel I won't ever be committed to make the money justified.

Ever game you buy on consoles will be at least somewhat playable. That's a guarantee. (Unless it gets scratched up or something, of course)

Or it's Silent Hill HD...

At 10/15/12 10:44 PM, gamejunkie wrote: That's 13.65 Saves (approximately) for every 1 Blam. Surely you can do better than that?

He would except everyone is suffering with lack of blams. There's just so little showing up. At least he's not like those jerks with a couple ten thousand of saves and only 0/1 blam point. Those are the kind of jackasses that need to be deleted from the site.

At 10/16/12 03:11 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/15/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote: If I was part of that culture, I'd be offended and be filing in a complaint by now.
They are just making a play on the name of the company - Amigo Loans. Complain more about the silly APR

Still looks racist to me.

That I can settle with. It would help if you had it stored on a news post somewhere.
I can do that as well.

I know you want to keep the Blammer 30 story on your main page for a while so whenever's good.

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DoctorStrongbad: 59,000 Saves

At 10/15/12 09:49 PM, Jolly wrote: There are some games that are buggy as hell, but you'll always be able to at least play some of them. PC gaming unfortunately has some flaws, like that games some times might not work at all.

Having just got into the PC scene, most of the stuff is blind ignorance for me because it hasn't happened to me. I understand the deal with a broken game though, I just haven't experienced a completely broken game to the point where I can't play it... yet.

At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: The thing is, how often do you hear console games just being broken from the start? It seems to happen more with Steam than anywhere else but none of them are excused in this case. Consumers shouldn't buy the games and be beta testers for developers.

I hear of game breaking bugs which might as well be broken, maybe something for the future where more developers could get fans (or just testers in general) to test games before it goes up so it is 100% working.

Maybe not 100% because bugs can be bitches but I hope you get the idea.
At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote:
GOG is amazing. It'll probably never be as popular as steam is though, unfortunately. They actually make old games compatible with newer operating systems.

GOG is great, but I hardly use it because most of the games I want on there is:
1) On Steam
2) I own it and it still works

It is worth joining though for the free games you get for just signing up.

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At 10/15/12 04:53 PM, Bahamut wrote:
At 10/15/12 04:08 PM, SmashLuigiFan1 wrote: It seems I now have over 9000 saves. (I couldn't resist...)
Seriously...

Let this dinosaur age of a joke die already.

WHAT YOU SAY?! Old memes don't die out. They will come back eventually.
http://xkcd.com/286/

At 10/16/12 03:11 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/15/12 12:39 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/15/12 04:13 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/14/12 02:23 PM, Haggard wrote: This was crazy anyway, you just met her.
Well, she did just meet me and give me the number. It does happen.
But not too often. And I still don't know why Mrs. Rae wants to be called "Maybe".
I think she's still a miss, hence why she is hitting on guys.

Oh right. Almost every other language gets rid of distinguishing between a married and an unmarried woman, but in the english language, it still maters. :P
Why is a man always called "Mr.", but for a woman it matters wether she's married or not?

So we call her Carly Rae Maybe, now?

She says "Call me 'Maybe'" not "Call me 'Carly Rae Maybe'".

6?! Wow, I survive with three.
I had 7 mail accounts at one time, but I had to abandon one, because it was flooded with spam-mails. I don't even know why that happened. Maybe I should try creating that account again to see if it's still on the spammers radar.
A good spam filter is always a bonus.
Yeah, I blocked many adresses and keywords, but it didn't help. My other e-mail-adresses recieve the occasional spam every now and then, but nothing that I can't handle. Maybe it did pay off that I use services like guerillamail.org when I sign up for websites that I don't trust too much or that I just know I won't use too often.
It's not as bad as going through the works email and filtering out their spam, because the woman before me never bothered to uncheck the boxes for stuff she booked online.

Even worse when there's no "unsubscribe" option.

At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 10/15/12 12:39 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/15/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote: Yep, you made a good call on that. Sadly, if I want to play those games, it'll be a matter of rebuying them elsewhere. Well, that's if they're available on non-Steam services so something like Half-Life is out the window.
That really sucks.
While Half-Life IS on console, it's just not the same as the PC experience.

I wouldn't know, since I never played any Half-Life game, heh. But I played Resistance on PS3 and I still have to say, that ego shooters are best played with a mouse and a keyboard. Even though the controls for Resistance where pretty good.

Same can be said for the BBS as a whole.
Same can be said for Newgrounds as a whole. Portal activity has been declining as well.
I miss 2005 a lot.

I cannot name a specific year, but I sure miss the times when the portal was way more active.

I love that song!!
Is there an english version of that song?
Who needs an English version of Moskau?

People who don't speak German? Ok, the lyrics aren't really that important... but the "throw your glasses at the wall" part is pretty cool. "Wirf die Glaeser an die Wand! Russland ist ein schoenes Land! Hahahaha!"


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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge 2012-10-16 19:03:17 Reply

Breaking News...I upgraded to a Supporter!

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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge 2012-10-17 01:50:01 Reply

Has NG been super slow for anybody else lately, or is it just me?

At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: Listening to:

Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden. Classic!

At 10/15/12 12:39 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/15/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote: Yep, you made a good call on that. Sadly, if I want to play those games, it'll be a matter of rebuying them elsewhere. Well, that's if they're available on non-Steam services so something like Half-Life is out the window.
That really sucks.
While Half-Life IS on console, it's just not the same as the PC experience.

I'm pretty sure there's a way you can use your mouse and keyboard on a 360. It wouldn't be much different then, would it?

At 10/15/12 05:02 PM, Odyssic wrote:
At 10/14/12 10:22 AM, Bahamut wrote:
The thing is, how often do you hear console games just being broken from the start? It seems to happen more with Steam than anywhere else but none of them are excused in this case. Consumers shouldn't buy the games and be beta testers for developers.

I think it's mainly just a flaw of PC gaming. I haven't been into PC gaming that long so I'm not sure if it happens.. but have you ever bought a physical game that didn't work?

At 10/15/12 09:49 PM, Jolly wrote:
At 10/13/12 03:18 PM, Bahamut wrote:
Yep, you made a good call on that. Sadly, if I want to play those games, it'll be a matter of rebuying them elsewhere. Well, that's if they're available on non-Steam services so something like Half-Life is out the window.
Well, you could always switch to console gaming. All of the Half-Life games, even the first, have come out on consoles.
So should I get The Orange Box on PS3 and play TF2 on that? :P Yeah, horrifying thought but this is where the 360 has an advantage for me if I had one.

If you like completely vanilla TF2 and you get that thing that lets you play console games with a mouse and keyboard it might not be to bad.

GOG is amazing. It'll probably never be as popular as steam is though, unfortunately. They actually make old games compatible with newer operating systems.
I've bought three games so far which are Duke Nukem 3D as mentioned above, Rayman and Another World. All have worked fine so I can't complain. Sure, I had that blip with Duke Nukem 3D but at least there was a way around the problem.

I haven't actually ever bought a game from GOG. I got Fallout 1 and 2 for free a few months ago, but that's all I have. Most games I prefer to buy on Steam.. Honestly mainly because I like knowing how long I've played the game. That's kind of a stupid reason to prefer Steam, I know.

I really wish GOG had the Black & White series.

It sucks for me to do it right now but I've had enough grief from them. I only wish someone could do a deal with me so that they take my account and I'll get something in return. It would be bad to let this account rot away when someone else would have a lot more use with it.
I don't go there often so I'm not sure how people would respond.. but you could try /v/. You could probably find somebody willing to buy it there.
Yeah, I've been thinking I might have to bite the bullet on that. I know a friend of mine who frequents 4chan so I'll ask him if he sees any Steam accounts being sold.

I'm pretty sure people do occasionally sell steam accounts on /v/. I'm not really sure how it would work though.

I'm clean from having an Xbox Live subscription. :P My problem with their online services is the monthly fee which I feel I won't ever be committed to make the money justified.

The monthly fee is awful. It cost $60 per year and the dashboard is absolutely full of ads? I don't know how they get away with that when PSN is is free, besides the optional PSN+.

Ever game you buy on consoles will be at least somewhat playable. That's a guarantee. (Unless it gets scratched up or something, of course)
Or it's Silent Hill HD...

What was wrong with it? I've actually never even played a Silent Hill game.

At 10/15/12 10:44 PM, gamejunkie wrote:
At 10/15/12 04:08 PM, SmashLuigiFan1 wrote: It seems I now have over 9000 saves. (I couldn't resist...)
That's good but you should try hitting the '0' and '1' buttons a little more frequently. Your Save to Blam ratio is appalling.

Blams 664
Saves 9,016

That's 13.65 Saves (approximately) for every 1 Blam. Surely you can do better than that?

If he started B/Ping recently then it isn't that bad. I mean as of recently I've been regularly getting between a 1:20 to a 1:40 Save to blam ratio.. A lot of days I don't even get a single blam. If this continues, a year from now a 1:20 save to blam ratio will be considered okay for a new user.

At 10/16/12 11:12 AM, Odyssic wrote: Congrats to:
SmashLuigiFan1: 9,000 Saves
DoctorStrongbad: 59,000 Saves

At 10/15/12 09:49 PM, Jolly wrote: There are some games that are buggy as hell, but you'll always be able to at least play some of them. PC gaming unfortunately has some flaws, like that games some times might not work at all.
Having just got into the PC scene, most of the stuff is blind ignorance for me because it hasn't happened to me. I understand the deal with a broken game though, I just haven't experienced a completely broken game to the point where I can't play it... yet.

I actually have one game that is almost completely unplayable without a patch, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines.
It's really buggy without the patch, and even with it you can't use the Steam community features.. so you can't talk to friends while you're playing it. I've never gotten into the game because of that.

At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote:
GOG is amazing. It'll probably never be as popular as steam is though, unfortunately. They actually make old games compatible with newer operating systems.
GOG is great, but I hardly use it because most of the games I want on there is:
1) On Steam
2) I own it and it still works

It is worth joining though for the free games you get for just signing up.

It's definitely the best for buying old games because they make it so they work better for newer operating systems. I'll probably buy any older games from GOG from now on.

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Coop wonders if there is a breakdown in communication (like always), while congratulating:
DoctorStrongbad: 59,000 Saves
Painbringer: 10,000 Saves; Triplelisted
Cootie: Top 200 B/Per
gamejunkie: Medals from 900 Games

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Rush - Dreamline (in Rio)
Monty Python - Bruce's Philosophy Song
Limp Bizkit - My Way

At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: Listening to:

Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden. Classic!

Very much so - hard to pick a best album of theirs though, isn't it?

At 10/16/12 03:11 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/15/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote: If I was part of that culture, I'd be offended and be filing in a complaint by now.
They are just making a play on the name of the company - Amigo Loans. Complain more about the silly APR
Still looks racist to me.

Fair enough - I can't really argue that point and still call Frankie Boyle a racist. A claim which the Mirror is going to defend in court on the grounds of "truth".

That I can settle with. It would help if you had it stored on a news post somewhere.
I can do that as well.
I know you want to keep the Blammer 30 story on your main page for a while so whenever's good.

Well, I want to make sure that it's right, first. I've got a few things to concentrate on for the moment - getting a chapter of my story finished and published today is the main thing.

At 10/16/12 02:06 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/16/12 03:11 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/15/12 12:39 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/15/12 04:13 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/14/12 02:23 PM, Haggard wrote: This was crazy anyway, you just met her.
Well, she did just meet me and give me the number. It does happen.
But not too often. And I still don't know why Mrs. Rae wants to be called "Maybe".
I think she's still a miss, hence why she is hitting on guys.
Oh right. Almost every other language gets rid of distinguishing between a married and an unmarried woman, but in the english language, it still maters. :P

I thought the French still had Madame / Madamoiselle and Spanish Senora / Senorita? Doesn't that count for about half of the language in the world? Maybe a third, considering Mandarin and Hindi.

Why is a man always called "Mr.", but for a woman it matters wether she's married or not?

Because it's a contraction of Mister for a man over the age of either 21 or 18, as is more common these days, with "Master" being the prefix until then.

Despite what I've learned about the English Language since, where a Master is higher up the food chain, professionally speaking, than a mere Mister.

So we call her Carly Rae Maybe, now?
She says "Call me 'Maybe'" not "Call me 'Carly Rae Maybe'".

Ah, right.

So if Maybe wants to change her name, she has to release a single called "(No, fuckwit) I really want you to call me Carly Rae Jephsen"?

6?! Wow, I survive with three.
I had 7 mail accounts at one time, but I had to abandon one, because it was flooded with spam-mails. I don't even know why that happened. Maybe I should try creating that account again to see if it's still on the spammers radar.
A good spam filter is always a bonus.
Yeah, I blocked many adresses and keywords, but it didn't help. My other e-mail-adresses recieve the occasional spam every now and then, but nothing that I can't handle. Maybe it did pay off that I use services like guerillamail.org when I sign up for websites that I don't trust too much or that I just know I won't use too often.
It's not as bad as going through the works email and filtering out their spam, because the woman before me never bothered to uncheck the boxes for stuff she booked online.
Even worse when there's no "unsubscribe" option.

I managed to get quite a few sorted.

At 10/16/12 07:03 PM, Toocool100 wrote: Breaking News...I upgraded to a Supporter!

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What, you did, or your main did? Paying for supporter twice or even thrice is really committed!

At 10/17/12 01:50 AM, Jolly wrote: Has NG been super slow for anybody else lately, or is it just me?

Only for traffic on the forums in my eyes.


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Congrats to:
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Cootie: Rank 200 in B/P
gamejunkie: Medal from 900 Games

At 10/17/12 01:50 AM, Jolly wrote: I actually have one game that is almost completely unplayable without a patch, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines.
It's really buggy without the patch, and even with it you can't use the Steam community features.. so you can't talk to friends while you're playing it. I've never gotten into the game because of that.

This has to change I think, this is one thing I don't like about playing really old games on steam.

It's definitely the best for buying old games because they make it so they work better for newer operating systems. I'll probably buy any older games from GOG from now on.

I get the same thing from steam, too many games to pick from, I don't even get games on impulse that much.

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At 10/17/12 06:48 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/16/12 02:06 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/16/12 03:11 AM, Coop wrote: I think she's still a miss, hence why she is hitting on guys.
Oh right. Almost every other language gets rid of distinguishing between a married and an unmarried woman, but in the english language, it still maters. :P
I thought the French still had Madame / Madamoiselle and Spanish Senora / Senorita? Doesn't that count for about half of the language in the world? Maybe a third, considering Mandarin and Hindi.

We still have the word "Fraeulein" in german, but it isn't used anymore. "Madmoiselle" isn't as common anymore as it used to be.

Despite what I've learned about the English Language since, where a Master is higher up the food chain, professionally speaking, than a mere Mister.

So, a married woman is higher up the food chain than an unmarried woman?

So we call her Carly Rae Maybe, now?
She says "Call me 'Maybe'" not "Call me 'Carly Rae Maybe'".
Ah, right.

So if Maybe wants to change her name, she has to release a single called "(No, fuckwit) I really want you to call me Carly Rae Jephsen"?

Or maybe "I was just kidding, my name is Carly".
I don't know why, but those made up song titles remind me of that NoFX song called "Clams Have Feelings Too (Actually They Don't)"

I don't beleive it's selfish
To eat defenceless shellfish...

It's not as bad as going through the works email and filtering out their spam, because the woman before me never bothered to uncheck the boxes for stuff she booked online.
Even worse when there's no "unsubscribe" option.
I managed to get quite a few sorted.

And I managed to get a few bugs sorted in our ticket system. Hard to believe, but one bug was solved by simply renaming the status of the ticket. No other changes where made... simply rename the status to "merged" and it works as it is supposed to work. Name it anything else, and it stops working. My brain is full of fuck!


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:At 10/17/12 06:48 AM, Coop wrote:

What, you did, or your main did? Paying for supporter twice or even thrice is really committed!

I didn't realize there were rumors about me having an alternate "main" account.

That notion doesn't hold water once you realize this account has been active since 2002 and I have been making regular posts on the BBS for years afterwards.

If people want to believe it, fine with me.

BUT, I would like to know something. Who does everyone think the main account is?


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At 10/17/12 03:55 PM, Toocool100 wrote: BUT, I would like to know something. Who does everyone think the main account is?

I heard those rumors about Toocool being an alt account. But I always wondered: Who on earth would gather 140,000 Saves on their alt account... and I always wondered who the main account should be, if Toocool was the alt account. But I could never make out a single user where I would think: "Oh, THIS is the main user!"

For me, Toocool100 always has been a "legit" main account.


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:At 10/17/12 04:11 PM, Haggard wrote:

For me, Toocool100 always has been a "legit" main account.

That's because it is :)


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Wintersun - Time I. Not even trolling with that.

At 10/16/12 11:12 AM, Odyssic wrote:
At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: The thing is, how often do you hear console games just being broken from the start? It seems to happen more with Steam than anywhere else but none of them are excused in this case. Consumers shouldn't buy the games and be beta testers for developers.
I hear of game breaking bugs which might as well be broken, maybe something for the future where more developers could get fans (or just testers in general) to test games before it goes up so it is 100% working.

Heh, I even read an article regarding Steam/Valve inviting more to playtesting but my opinion on the whole Steam client still remains.

At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote:
GOG is amazing. It'll probably never be as popular as steam is though, unfortunately. They actually make old games compatible with newer operating systems.
GOG is great, but I hardly use it because most of the games I want on there is:
1) On Steam
2) I own it and it still works

It is worth joining though for the free games you get for just signing up.

True, I've even seen a few free games in my GOG library. Hard to complain as free games are still free but expect them to collect dust.

At 10/16/12 02:06 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/15/12 04:53 PM, Bahamut wrote: Let this dinosaur age of a joke die already.
WHAT YOU SAY?! Old memes don't die out. They will come back eventually.
http://xkcd.com/286/

Ehhhh, I could actually give All Your Base the pass. At least that's a classic.

At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: While Half-Life IS on console, it's just not the same as the PC experience.
I wouldn't know, since I never played any Half-Life game, heh. But I played Resistance on PS3 and I still have to say, that ego shooters are best played with a mouse and a keyboard. Even though the controls for Resistance where pretty good.

Yeah, you just can't beat mouse and keyboard for FPS games.

I miss 2005 a lot.
I cannot name a specific year, but I sure miss the times when the portal was way more active.

2005 was really NG's peak of popularity. Each day had at least 200 submissions and a Clock Day would have to be lucky to even get that much nowadays.

Who needs an English version of Moskau?
People who don't speak German? Ok, the lyrics aren't really that important... but the "throw your glasses at the wall" part is pretty cool. "Wirf die Glaeser an die Wand! Russland ist ein schoenes Land! Hahahaha!"

Nah, Moskau is good as it is.

At 10/16/12 03:23 PM, Painbringer wrote: 10000+ saves.

Good work, now go for 10k blams.

At 10/17/12 01:50 AM, Jolly wrote:
At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: While Half-Life IS on console, it's just not the same as the PC experience.
I'm pretty sure there's a way you can use your mouse and keyboard on a 360. It wouldn't be much different then, would it?

One problem: I have no 360.

At 10/15/12 05:02 PM, Odyssic wrote:
I think it's mainly just a flaw of PC gaming. I haven't been into PC gaming that long so I'm not sure if it happens.. but have you ever bought a physical game that didn't work?

Define "didn't work". Is that either a game-breaking bug or something that while unstable can still be played?

So should I get The Orange Box on PS3 and play TF2 on that? :P Yeah, horrifying thought but this is where the 360 has an advantage for me if I had one.
If you like completely vanilla TF2 and you get that thing that lets you play console games with a mouse and keyboard it might not be to bad.

This is why a 360 is so tempting. I would happily go back to vanilla TF2. Hell, Valve should actually offer that option to provide vanilla mode for the game.

Yeah, I've been thinking I might have to bite the bullet on that. I know a friend of mine who frequents 4chan so I'll ask him if he sees any Steam accounts being sold.
I'm pretty sure people do occasionally sell steam accounts on /v/. I'm not really sure how it would work though.

I know it's a dodgy place but maybe, just maybe I can get what I want.

I'm clean from having an Xbox Live subscription. :P My problem with their online services is the monthly fee which I feel I won't ever be committed to make the money justified.
The monthly fee is awful. It cost $60 per year and the dashboard is absolutely full of ads? I don't know how they get away with that when PSN is is free, besides the optional PSN+.

Maybe I've not seen Xbox Live in full action but I feel a subscription for extras like PSN is doing is more reasonable. Hell, I don't even recall any ads on PSN so yeah, what is Microsoft's reason? I would have accepted ads on PSN seeing as the online services are free for me.

Or it's Silent Hill HD...
What was wrong with it? I've actually never even played a Silent Hill game.

The Silent Hill games themselves (well, the first three anyway) are masterpieces but the HD remaster was a joke. If the purpose of HD remasters is to play the game in better frame rate, graphics, etc but it failed at doing both of these, what am I really getting from them? I'm good enough with firing up my PS2 for SH2 and 3.

It's definitely the best for buying old games because they make it so they work better for newer operating systems. I'll probably buy any older games from GOG from now on.

Yeah, I still appreciate GOG for getting me able to play Duke Nukem 3D. Hell, I'll start praising them if they get Grim Fandango, Full Throttle and any other LucasArts games from the 90s on there.

At 10/17/12 06:48 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: Listening to:

Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden. Classic!
Very much so - hard to pick a best album of theirs though, isn't it?

I'm always torn apart between self-titled, The Number of the Beast and Powerslave.

Still looks racist to me.
Fair enough - I can't really argue that point and still call Frankie Boyle a racist. A claim which the Mirror is going to defend in court on the grounds of "truth".

The Mirror, you say? You can expect me to be disgusted right away.

At 10/16/12 07:03 PM, Toocool100 wrote: Breaking News...I upgraded to a Supporter!

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What, you did, or your main did? Paying for supporter twice or even thrice is really committed!

I actually wouldn't mind giving one of my alts supporter.

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At 10/17/12 06:48 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/17/12 01:50 AM, Jolly wrote: Has NG been super slow for anybody else lately, or is it just me?
Only for traffic on the forums in my eyes.

It's been really slow for me lately. But I do have really bad internet. My download speed is .30 Mbp/s.

At 10/17/12 07:52 AM, Odyssic wrote:
At 10/17/12 01:50 AM, Jolly wrote: I actually have one game that is almost completely unplayable without a patch, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines.
It's really buggy without the patch, and even with it you can't use the Steam community features.. so you can't talk to friends while you're playing it. I've never gotten into the game because of that.
This has to change I think, this is one thing I don't like about playing really old games on steam.

Yeah, it does. As far as I know Vampires has always been a pretty buggy game.. It was probably only released as it is because of the fact that it was made on the source engine. Valve seems to give source games special treatment. Even if they're awful. (Revelations 2012)

By the way, if you ever have a problem with any game, this site is really helpful:
http://pcgamingwiki.com/

It's definitely the best for buying old games because they make it so they work better for newer operating systems. I'll probably buy any older games from GOG from now on.
I get the same thing from steam, too many games to pick from, I don't even get games on impulse that much.

I buy way too many games at once on Steam and it usually takes me ages to get to them. There's a lot of games I bought during the summer sales that I haven't played for more than 10 mins yet.

At 10/17/12 06:38 PM, Bahamut wrote:
At 10/16/12 11:12 AM, Odyssic wrote:
At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: The thing is, how often do you hear console games just being broken from the start? It seems to happen more with Steam than anywhere else but none of them are excused in this case. Consumers shouldn't buy the games and be beta testers for developers.
I hear of game breaking bugs which might as well be broken, maybe something for the future where more developers could get fans (or just testers in general) to test games before it goes up so it is 100% working.
Heh, I even read an article regarding Steam/Valve inviting more to playtesting but my opinion on the whole Steam client still remains.

With the amount of money Valve makes I don't see why they don't put more money into things like play testing. They only have around 240 employees. I think a company that makes as much money as them can afford to hire a few more people.

At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote:
GOG is amazing. It'll probably never be as popular as steam is though, unfortunately. They actually make old games compatible with newer operating systems.
GOG is great, but I hardly use it because most of the games I want on there is:
1) On Steam
2) I own it and it still works

It is worth joining though for the free games you get for just signing up.
True, I've even seen a few free games in my GOG library. Hard to complain as free games are still free but expect them to collect dust.

Treasure Adventure Game is fun for about an hour or so. They other free games don't really seem appealing to me.

At 10/16/12 02:06 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/15/12 04:53 PM, Bahamut wrote: I miss 2005 a lot.
I cannot name a specific year, but I sure miss the times when the portal was way more active.
2005 was really NG's peak of popularity. Each day had at least 200 submissions and a Clock Day would have to be lucky to even get that much nowadays.

From what I've seen from forum post from 2005-2006, the BBS looked a lot more fun.

At 10/17/12 01:50 AM, Jolly wrote:
At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: While Half-Life IS on console, it's just not the same as the PC experience.
I'm pretty sure there's a way you can use your mouse and keyboard on a 360. It wouldn't be much different then, would it?
One problem: I have no 360.

You can do it on PS3 too. Either way you do it you have to buy third party hardware, unfortunately.

I think it's mainly just a flaw of PC gaming. I haven't been into PC gaming that long so I'm not sure if it happens.. but have you ever bought a physical game that didn't work?
Define "didn't work". Is that either a game-breaking bug or something that while unstable can still be played?

I'd say anything that's so buggy that it's nearly unplayable. I guess something like big rigs could be considered not working.

If you like completely vanilla TF2 and you get that thing that lets you play console games with a mouse and keyboard it might not be to bad.
This is why a 360 is so tempting. I would happily go back to vanilla TF2. Hell, Valve should actually offer that option to provide vanilla mode for the game.

Is the PS3 version bad, or do you just mean so you can use a mouse and keyboard? Don't get your hopes up about it. It's fun to play the vanilla version of TF2 but the console version, in my experience, has very few people online and most people aren't very good.

Maybe I've not seen Xbox Live in full action but I feel a subscription for extras like PSN is doing is more reasonable. Hell, I don't even recall any ads on PSN so yeah, what is Microsoft's reason? I would have accepted ads on PSN seeing as the online services are free for me.

The only reason I can think of, other than them doing it just for the money, is that it might discourage people from cheating.

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At 10/17/12 02:27 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/17/12 06:48 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/16/12 02:06 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/16/12 03:11 AM, Coop wrote: I think she's still a miss, hence why she is hitting on guys.
Oh right. Almost every other language gets rid of distinguishing between a married and an unmarried woman, but in the english language, it still maters. :P
I thought the French still had Madame / Madamoiselle and Spanish Senora / Senorita? Doesn't that count for about half of the language in the world? Maybe a third, considering Mandarin and Hindi.
We still have the word "Fraeulein" in german, but it isn't used anymore. "Madmoiselle" isn't as common anymore as it used to be.

I thought that Fraeulein was being phased out, because it's usually a condescending term used by people visiting restaurants to summon their waitress.

Despite what I've learned about the English Language since, where a Master is higher up the food chain, professionally speaking, than a mere Mister.
So, a married woman is higher up the food chain than an unmarried woman?

Back in the 1950s, I'd have said so, as the profession "housewife" was well respected. Until then, nurse or secretary was good for a woman, until she got a husband...

So we call her Carly Rae Maybe, now?
She says "Call me 'Maybe'" not "Call me 'Carly Rae Maybe'".
Ah, right.

So if Maybe wants to change her name, she has to release a single called "(No, fuckwit) I really want you to call me Carly Rae Jephsen"?
Or maybe "I was just kidding, my name is Carly".

My song will sell better :P

I don't know why, but those made up song titles remind me of that NoFX song called "Clams Have Feelings Too (Actually They Don't)"

I don't beleive it's selfish
To eat defenceless shellfish...

... I think I've heard that one before.

It's not as bad as going through the works email and filtering out their spam, because the woman before me never bothered to uncheck the boxes for stuff she booked online.
Even worse when there's no "unsubscribe" option.
I managed to get quite a few sorted.
And I managed to get a few bugs sorted in our ticket system. Hard to believe, but one bug was solved by simply renaming the status of the ticket. No other changes where made... simply rename the status to "merged" and it works as it is supposed to work. Name it anything else, and it stops working. My brain is full of fuck!

Your brain is doing better than mine.

At 10/17/12 03:55 PM, Toocool100 wrote:
At 10/17/12 06:48 AM, Coop wrote:
What, you did, or your main did? Paying for supporter twice or even thrice is really committed!
I didn't realize there were rumors about me having an alternate "main" account.

Sorry, I'm scan reading in the mornings and seeing Too and 100 on your account name, I've gravitated to Bahamut's alt, Toohot100, which is a parody of yours. Do I feel like a twat now :P

At 10/17/12 06:38 PM, Bahamut wrote:
At 10/17/12 06:48 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: Listening to:

Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden. Classic!
Very much so - hard to pick a best album of theirs though, isn't it?
I'm always torn apart between self-titled, The Number of the Beast and Powerslave.

Beast has some songs in there that are too weak - The Assassin, for example. Powerslave is iconic and I think that Dance of Death and Final Frontier run the self-titled and Powerslave close, in my eyes.

Still looks racist to me.
Fair enough - I can't really argue that point and still call Frankie Boyle a racist. A claim which the Mirror is going to defend in court on the grounds of "truth".
The Mirror, you say? You can expect me to be disgusted right away.

Why? Don't tell me that you're one of these Daily Mail types...

At 10/16/12 07:03 PM, Toocool100 wrote: Breaking News...I upgraded to a Supporter!

)
What, you did, or your main did? Paying for supporter twice or even thrice is really committed!
I actually wouldn't mind giving one of my alts supporter.

Dropping the ball, but giving Bahamut an idea...

At 10/17/12 10:55 PM, Jolly wrote:
At 10/17/12 06:48 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/17/12 01:50 AM, Jolly wrote: Has NG been super slow for anybody else lately, or is it just me?
Only for traffic on the forums in my eyes.
It's been really slow for me lately. But I do have really bad internet. My download speed is .30 Mbp/s.

That might explain it, especially with bigger files coming through these days.


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Listening to:

Kenji Yamamoto - Metroid Prime Soundtrack. The game is awesome so why not listen to the soundtrack?

At 10/17/12 10:55 PM, Jolly wrote:
At 10/17/12 06:38 PM, Bahamut wrote: Heh, I even read an article regarding Steam/Valve inviting more to playtesting but my opinion on the whole Steam client still remains.
With the amount of money Valve makes I don't see why they don't put more money into things like play testing. They only have around 240 employees. I think a company that makes as much money as them can afford to hire a few more people.

Hell, they can afford to make TF2 free but then again, that's only because of the hats.

True, I've even seen a few free games in my GOG library. Hard to complain as free games are still free but expect them to collect dust.
Treasure Adventure Game is fun for about an hour or so. They other free games don't really seem appealing to me.

And that's the major downfall to free games. Most of them won't be that good.

2005 was really NG's peak of popularity. Each day had at least 200 submissions and a Clock Day would have to be lucky to even get that much nowadays.
From what I've seen from forum post from 2005-2006, the BBS looked a lot more fun.

Yeah, at times I really do miss those days. Can you believe I was making 30-60 posts per day back then? It takes me a week just to make that much now. I guess back then threads were far more appealing to me.

One problem: I have no 360.
You can do it on PS3 too. Either way you do it you have to buy third party hardware, unfortunately.

That will have to be some other time. I'll see when my budget becomes more stable but right now is not the case.

Define "didn't work". Is that either a game-breaking bug or something that while unstable can still be played?
I'd say anything that's so buggy that it's nearly unplayable. I guess something like big rigs could be considered not working.

Then for consoles, it does happen. I've not forgiven Tomb Raider's broken games that had fatal glitches.

This is why a 360 is so tempting. I would happily go back to vanilla TF2. Hell, Valve should actually offer that option to provide vanilla mode for the game.
Is the PS3 version bad, or do you just mean so you can use a mouse and keyboard? Don't get your hopes up about it. It's fun to play the vanilla version of TF2 but the console version, in my experience, has very few people online and most people aren't very good.

I've heard many bad things about TF2 on PS3, particularly with exploits.

Maybe I've not seen Xbox Live in full action but I feel a subscription for extras like PSN is doing is more reasonable. Hell, I don't even recall any ads on PSN so yeah, what is Microsoft's reason? I would have accepted ads on PSN seeing as the online services are free for me.
The only reason I can think of, other than them doing it just for the money, is that it might discourage people from cheating.

That's the only good thing that seems to come from the subscription pay. Even so, ads on top of it as well? They sure know what they can get away with.

At 10/18/12 04:42 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/17/12 03:55 PM, Toocool100 wrote:
At 10/17/12 06:48 AM, Coop wrote:
What, you did, or your main did? Paying for supporter twice or even thrice is really committed!
I didn't realize there were rumors about me having an alternate "main" account.
Sorry, I'm scan reading in the mornings and seeing Too and 100 on your account name, I've gravitated to Bahamut's alt, Toohot100, which is a parody of yours. Do I feel like a twat now :P

Hahahaha. That alt will always be the best.

At 10/17/12 06:38 PM, Bahamut wrote: I'm always torn apart between self-titled, The Number of the Beast and Powerslave.
Beast has some songs in there that are too weak - The Assassin, for example. Powerslave is iconic and I think that Dance of Death and Final Frontier run the self-titled and Powerslave close, in my eyes.

Wait what? The Assassin is in No Prayer for the Dying.

The Mirror, you say? You can expect me to be disgusted right away.
Why? Don't tell me that you're one of these Daily Mail types...

I HATE THEM ALL!

I actually wouldn't mind giving one of my alts supporter.
Dropping the ball, but giving Bahamut an idea...

Now that's a bribing plan. :P "Front page dragon porn and I'll give all my alts supporter."

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Could Red Dwarf be on the hat trick tonight? That's what I'm asking myself.

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At 10/17/12 03:55 PM, Toocool100 wrote: BUT, I would like to know something. Who does everyone think the main account is?

I always thought Toohot100 was the alt. 100,000+ saves is a lot for an alt so I always thought it was a main.

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At 10/17/12 01:50 AM, Jolly wrote: Has NG been super slow for anybody else lately, or is it just me?

Nope, no trouble for me. Running smooth as silk as always.

At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: Listening to:

Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden. Classic!

Sweet, I saw this, pulled it out from between Maiden Japan and Seventh Son OASS and I put it straight on my Record Player, and rocked out . I have the Album on ye olde Vinyl grooved record. And virtually everything else they have ever done. A couple of Cassettes of theirs around here somewhere too.

At 10/17/12 01:50 AM, Jolly wrote: At 10/15/12 10:44 PM, gamejunkie wrote: That's 13.65 Saves (approximately) for every 1 Blam. Surely you can do better than that?
If he started B/Ping recently then it isn't that bad. I mean as of recently I've been regularly getting between a 1:20 to a 1:40 Save to blam ratio.. A lot of days I don't even get a single blam. If this continues, a year from now a 1:20 save to blam ratio will be considered okay for a new user.

Phew that's pretty high. I guess I'm just a touch harsher than you when I vote. I get somewhere around 1:10 to 1:15 P/B a day (which is disgusting, I was once 2:1 B/P not P/B) but there are the good days when you might get 5 to 8 blams and then you get 0 and 1 for the next 2 days. It's just so up and down. Very unpredictable.

But everyone that votes and especially heavy voters should be able to get at least 1 to 4 blams a day, you just need to be tougher on shitty submissions.

More people need to be educated on spotting shovelware and stolen games and Voting '0' on them. If the Portal Mods had the ability to see a submissions score and see if it was going to pass judgement, they could delete it, but if they could see it was not passing judgement because people were actually voting sensibly with '0' or '1' they could leave it be and then we don't miss out on our blam points.

You can only hope people grow up, smarten up and get with the program.

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Wow, I'm going to a club tonight, I joined music club so I could learn the piano. I'm just looking forward to going overall.

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At 10/18/12 12:11 PM, Odyssic wrote: Could Red Dwarf be on the hat trick tonight? That's what I'm asking myself.

No need to worry myself, it was awesome.

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At 10/18/12 12:11 PM, Odyssic wrote: Could Red Dwarf be on the hat trick tonight? That's what I'm asking myself.

Halfway through the season and there's hardly anything to complain about. I'd say this is the best since VI but it could top that.

At 10/18/12 03:31 PM, gamejunkie wrote:
At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: Listening to:

Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden. Classic!
Sweet, I saw this, pulled it out from between Maiden Japan and Seventh Son OASS and I put it straight on my Record Player, and rocked out . I have the Album on ye olde Vinyl grooved record. And virtually everything else they have ever done. A couple of Cassettes of theirs around here somewhere too.

I have very little on vinyl. Infact, I've only got the one album on vinyl and it just so happened to have an artwork that mixes necrophilia and zoophilia... I only wanted it for the music. As for Iron Maiden, I have all their studio albums and the majority of live albums. I feel they've done too many live albums so I've only kept to the remasters and Rock in Rio. It's very rare I'd actually listen to live albums anyway. It just doesn't beat the real experience.

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At 10/18/12 10:14 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 10/18/12 04:42 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/17/12 03:55 PM, Toocool100 wrote:
At 10/17/12 06:48 AM, Coop wrote:
What, you did, or your main did? Paying for supporter twice or even thrice is really committed!
I didn't realize there were rumors about me having an alternate "main" account.
Sorry, I'm scan reading in the mornings and seeing Too and 100 on your account name, I've gravitated to Bahamut's alt, Toohot100, which is a parody of yours. Do I feel like a twat now :P
Hahahaha. That alt will always be the best.

Yep and now the value becomes even more apparent, as it's caught me out a few years later...

At 10/17/12 06:38 PM, Bahamut wrote: I'm always torn apart between self-titled, The Number of the Beast and Powerslave.
Beast has some songs in there that are too weak - The Assassin, for example. Powerslave is iconic and I think that Dance of Death and Final Frontier run the self-titled and Powerslave close, in my eyes.
Wait what? The Assassin is in No Prayer for the Dying.

Funny, I always thought it was in Beast... Okay, it must be Gangland, Invaders or Total Eclipse.

The Mirror, you say? You can expect me to be disgusted right away.
Why? Don't tell me that you're one of these Daily Mail types...
I HATE THEM ALL!

They report stuff and give a very political point of view, as opposed to the BBC's "neutral" PoV.

I actually wouldn't mind giving one of my alts supporter.
Dropping the ball, but giving Bahamut an idea...
Now that's a bribing plan. :P "Front page dragon porn and I'll give all my alts supporter."

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At 10/17/12 06:38 PM, Bahamut wrote:
At 10/16/12 02:06 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/15/12 04:53 PM, Bahamut wrote: Let this dinosaur age of a joke die already.
WHAT YOU SAY?! Old memes don't die out. They will come back eventually.
http://xkcd.com/286/
Ehhhh, I could actually give All Your Base the pass. At least that's a classic.

Phew, I just got lucky here, I guess. :P

At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: While Half-Life IS on console, it's just not the same as the PC experience.
I wouldn't know, since I never played any Half-Life game, heh. But I played Resistance on PS3 and I still have to say, that ego shooters are best played with a mouse and a keyboard. Even though the controls for Resistance where pretty good.
Yeah, you just can't beat mouse and keyboard for FPS games.

But on the other hand, playing console games on an emulator with a keyboard just sucks.

I miss 2005 a lot.
I cannot name a specific year, but I sure miss the times when the portal was way more active.
2005 was really NG's peak of popularity. Each day had at least 200 submissions and a Clock Day would have to be lucky to even get that much nowadays.

Yeah, it's a real shame.

Who needs an English version of Moskau?
People who don't speak German? Ok, the lyrics aren't really that important... but the "throw your glasses at the wall" part is pretty cool. "Wirf die Glaeser an die Wand! Russland ist ein schoenes Land! Hahahaha!"
Nah, Moskau is good as it is.

Good to know.

At 10/17/12 06:48 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/16/12 09:24 AM, Bahamut wrote: Listening to:

Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden. Classic!
Very much so - hard to pick a best album of theirs though, isn't it?
I'm always torn apart between self-titled, The Number of the Beast and Powerslave.

Easy pic for me: Number of the Beast. But "22 Acacia Avenue" is a lame song...
Second for me is Killers.

At 10/18/12 04:42 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/17/12 02:27 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/17/12 06:48 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/16/12 02:06 PM, Haggard wrote: Oh right. Almost every other language gets rid of distinguishing between a married and an unmarried woman, but in the english language, it still maters. :P
I thought the French still had Madame / Madamoiselle and Spanish Senora / Senorita? Doesn't that count for about half of the language in the world? Maybe a third, considering Mandarin and Hindi.
We still have the word "Fraeulein" in german, but it isn't used anymore. "Madmoiselle" isn't as common anymore as it used to be.
I thought that Fraeulein was being phased out, because it's usually a condescending term used by people visiting restaurants to summon their waitress.

I think it was used in a pejorative way quite often. And women just got fed up that they where only a "Frau" if they married.

Despite what I've learned about the English Language since, where a Master is higher up the food chain, professionally speaking, than a mere Mister.
So, a married woman is higher up the food chain than an unmarried woman?
Back in the 1950s, I'd have said so, as the profession "housewife" was well respected. Until then, nurse or secretary was good for a woman, until she got a husband...

Yeah, but society has developed since then. Or at least that's what I hope has happened. It's not sing of "weakness" for a man if his woman has a job as well.

She says "Call me 'Maybe'" not "Call me 'Carly Rae Maybe'".
Ah, right.

So if Maybe wants to change her name, she has to release a single called "(No, fuckwit) I really want you to call me Carly Rae Jephsen"?
Or maybe "I was just kidding, my name is Carly".
My song will sell better :P

There's only one way to find out... let's enter the studio and record the songs!

And I managed to get a few bugs sorted in our ticket system. Hard to believe, but one bug was solved by simply renaming the status of the ticket. No other changes where made... simply rename the status to "merged" and it works as it is supposed to work. Name it anything else, and it stops working. My brain is full of fuck!
Your brain is doing better than mine.

I sure hope it does. :P


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