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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge Oct. 15th, 2012 @ 09:35 AM Reply

At 10/15/12 04:51 AM, Jolly wrote:
At 10/15/12 02:47 AM, Knuckstrike wrote: Aww... I missed the mark by one point.
Last night I had 999, and when I woke up, I had 1,001...

Ah well, I'm still happy with my three achievements!
I'll admit.. whenever this has happened to me in the past I've edited it for the screenie.

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Speaking of 7000 B/P, last night I crossed 27,000 of them. Less than 3,000 remaining to Supreme Commander.


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At 10/15/12 01:41 AM, gamejunkie wrote: Thanks Haggard. Downloading it right now. Cheers. Also I sent you a PM with a link to the NG Dump where I actually managed to get one clip to upload. Please check it out and let me know what you think.

The sound quality isn't that great, but I guess this is because the camera doesn't have such a good microphone. But as far as I can tell, the guitar playing is excellent. I love the look on his face at the end of the video. "Oh, what just happened?" :)

At 10/15/12 04:13 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/14/12 02:23 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/14/12 07:10 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/13/12 10:41 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/12/12 02:24 PM, Coop wrote:
At 10/11/12 01:43 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/9/12 01:45 PM, Haggard wrote:
Oh dear god. At least Carly Rae is a girl that I wouldn't mind getting close to.
So, um... just call her, maybe? :P
I would, but it appears that she wrote her number down wrong.
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".

Then get another account and check this one periodically.
I already have 6 e-mail adresses that I use every now and then. No need to get another one. :P
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.

That's plenty to see, though.
One of my colleagues showed me some "turkish Gangnam Style" a few days ago. So, that's two videos I've seen a few seconds of.
Since my recent experiences of the Turks is in Assassin's Creed Revelations, I've now got the Constantinople Assassin's Guild dancing to Gangnam Style in my head. Weird.
I just got reminded of "Dschingis Kahn", some german Disco-Combo...
Gangman Style, Disco Version.
Saw the guys from F1 dance it yesterday. Now I think there is little hope for the world.

I heard the song today on some internet stream. "Top 40" or whatever it was called. If my colleagues turn on the same stream tomorrow, I'll ask them if they can change it. I can tolerate different tastes in music, but not for 8 hours straight...

At 10/15/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 10/14/12 02:23 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 10/13/12 03:18 PM, Bahamut wrote: You'd think that but as time has progressed, Steam has declined and it's only gotten worse and worse at this point.
Good thing that I never got into Steam in the first place. :P
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.

I'd love to see fresh faces here. Hell, if I didn't then what would have been the point of handling the Wi/Ht? Regulars and Members lists for 2008-2010? I have love for this place and I'd hate to see it die out completely. Of course, we all have to move on from things so this is something I may have to let go if activity continues to drop.
Activity has been very low for quite some time now. I sure hope that it does pick up again. Because if it doesn't... well, then this place IS going to die out sooner or later. :/
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 just got reminded of "Dschingis Kahn", some german Disco-Combo...
I love that song!!

Is there an english version of that song?


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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge Oct. 15th, 2012 @ 02:27 PM Reply

Congrats to:
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It seems I now have over 9000 saves. (I couldn't resist...)


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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge Oct. 15th, 2012 @ 04:53 PM Reply

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.


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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.

There could be reasons why it is broken, but I haven't looked. I will continue to use Steam though because I simply love it.
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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.

Sorry, I just felt like saying something different. I usually never mention any type of meme.


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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge Oct. 15th, 2012 @ 09:49 PM Reply

At 10/15/12 04:13 AM, Coop wrote: I think we've been over this before and while I can see what you're getting at, I've still not reached the tipping point of saying that it's officially too easy to get 5,000 Medal Points... not unless you count when the HTD pieces were spewed out daily, with a 100 point medal apiece, just for clicking to their site.

I agree. It's taken me 3 years to get to 60,000. Some people obviously get points faster than I do, but regardless.. I'm near the top 100 in total medal points and if you only congratulated every 10k medal points then I would have only posted here 6 times.. In the same times I've posted here around 22 times for B/P rank upgrades, 33 times every 1k saves, 5 times every 1k blams, and around 11 times every 1k EXP.

Not many people get 10k medal points very quickly, and for the most part the ones that do don't even post here.

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.

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'm a bit supportive of Origin because of stuff like this.. Since Origin came along Steam has released a lot of new features. (e.g. Big picture and the community redesign) Hopefully they'll eventually get to the point where they make sure games work on a wide variety of computers.
I wouldn't have much hope in them at this point. I don't even want to know what Origin can do to me if I have problems with Steam.

Origin is alright. The Origin client feels a lot smoother than Steams, but I'm not sure if they release buggy games or not. I've only gotten one game on Origin, and I only have it because they gave anybody that used a promotional code $20 to buy any game they want.

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.

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 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.

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.
There could be reasons why it is broken, but I haven't looked. I will continue to use Steam though because I simply love it.

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)

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.

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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?

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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge Oct. 16th, 2012 @ 03:11 AM Reply

Coop gets up slowly, while congratulating:
Knuckstrike: Master Sergeant
Addict: Lieutenant General
DiMono: 27,000 B/P
SmashLuigiFan1: 9,000 Saves

At 10/15/12 06:37 AM, gamejunkie wrote:
At 10/15/12 04:13 AM, Coop wrote: Knuckstrike: Private
LOL! I'm going to assume you're wearing the ever popular Peril Sensitive Sunglasses? If you take them off, you will see that it clearly says Rank: 'Master Sergeant'.

Too many statistics, too many statistics.

BLAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH! Too tired, while writing all of this.

I think I make a most eloquent argument, don't you?

At 10/15/12 08:31 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 10/15/12 04:13 AM, Coop wrote:
At 10/14/12 10:22 AM, Bahamut wrote: Wow... Are racist adverts allowed on British TV now?
It's not racist. You laugh at the bigots, not at the jokes.
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

Of course but in the matter of Armissea, it's really all about how long he's been banned for in total. I'd say three years.
And counting.
Until he gets the axe which is probably.... never.

Yep

Depends where you're posting it, though.
Every now and again, here.
That I can settle with. It would help if you had it stored on a news post somewhere.

I can do that as well.

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. So we call her Carly Rae Maybe, now?

Perhaps...

Then get another account and check this one periodically.
I already have 6 e-mail adresses that I use every now and then. No need to get another one. :P
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.

At 10/15/12 09:49 PM, Jolly wrote:
At 10/15/12 04:13 AM, Coop wrote: I think we've been over this before and while I can see what you're getting at, I've still not reached the tipping point of saying that it's officially too easy to get 5,000 Medal Points... not unless you count when the HTD pieces were spewed out daily, with a 100 point medal apiece, just for clicking to their site.
I agree. It's taken me 3 years to get to 60,000. Some people obviously get points faster than I do, but regardless.. I'm near the top 100 in total medal points and if you only congratulated every 10k medal points then I would have only posted here 6 times.. In the same times I've posted here around 22 times for B/P rank upgrades, 33 times every 1k saves, 5 times every 1k blams, and around 11 times every 1k EXP.

Not many people get 10k medal points very quickly, and for the most part the ones that do don't even post here.

Well, that's 2-2... I'll still congratulate at 5k and post at 5k for my own achievement. At least it's a way of getting +1 post :P


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I have over 59,000 saves.


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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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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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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!

)

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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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!

)
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!

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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.

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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