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At 2/8/13 03:23 AM, Chrausner wrote: Promoted to Lieutenant.

You will probably always have more b/p than I do D:.

I have 8,000 saves now. But my saves/blams ratio dropped down to 7:1 because of my recent gain of about 15:1


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At 2/4/13 06:25 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote: So, I finally got around to seeing The Hobbit last night and I must say that I was impressed. I loved the riddle game scene with Gollum and that part in Rivendell with all those original actors from LOTR was awesome! The only thing I can say is I thought it was a bit on the light side at times, as far as the comic relief went in some of the more serious scenes. (like with the Goblin King, for example.)

Personally, I kind of enjoyed the somewhat lighter undertone. It suits the book a lot better too.

The riddle scene with Gollum was excellently executed in my opinion. I was a bit worried they were going to cut that scene a lot, show like two riddles and move on, but they gave it a proper amount of time.

Anyway, I can honestly say that I'm glad they broke this up into 3 movies now. :P (I can't wait to see Beorn -he should be pretty early on in the next movie...)

As much as I enjoyed it, I still don't think three films was really necessary. Two, maybe, but three feels a bit like milking considering the book is only what.. 300 pages thick?

By the way, what was up with the crusted bird shit on Radagast's face...? 0.o

Maybe it was meant to be some kind of fungus or something? I have no idea.


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At 2/8/13 04:44 AM, Knuckstrike wrote:
You will probably always have more b/p than I do D:.

Tsk, it will always be always. The last time we had the same amount of B/P was when we were both Staff Sergeants. You're not getting any chances back, Sgt. 1st Class Knuck.

I'll laugh my ass off if you manage to bypass me. Seriously, I will.

But my saves/blams ratio dropped down to 7:1 because of my recent gain of about 15:1

You don't say, everyone's suffering from this. Check out my godly 17.5:1 save/blam ratio. It's awful.

If only I signed up around 2009, my blams could have been above 2,000 or something.

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At 2/7/13 01:12 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 2/7/13 07:49 AM, Bahamut wrote: Yeah, this was expanded a few years back. Chances are someone who's only deposited for a few months can actually participate in this.
The top 10,000 is quite a lot on it's own -the top ACTIVE 10,000, now I bet that stretches pretty far back. At least the vast majority of dedicated users will be able to participate in the voting and exp. bonus. (If the latter happens.)

Indeed. Auz's idea for not putting any barriers for active depositers sounds fair but on the other hand, I can sense alt abuse with them. Heh, I could even vote in the monthly voting for each of my alts and they all get their bonus EXP but with this case it really should only be one user per vote. Having alts is one thing, having them to participate in monthly voting is not cool. I'll say right now that I will definitely not make any of my alts get extra EXP from this.

I wouldn't be surprised if she finds a way around it.
Hopefully. If not, you could still calculate your own deposit rating easily enough by keeping track of how many months the extra 50 exp. has been in effect for and subtract that amount from your total exp. then calculate the percent. (That's assuming you haven't missed any of the bonus exp...)

It can be difficult if one doesn't log in NG stats for 6 days and gets +60 EXP as a result making the system think they got the extra EXP from the monthly voting. I suppose you can track the deposit rate on your own but that's all going to be manual.

I'm still weary about it but the system is still consistent so it does work. I wouldn't dramatically boost up my progress to level 60; I'll only take two months less. Getting 50 bonus EXP won't shoot me up there in a year's time.
It would get me to level 60 about 9 months faster. Sounds ok to me.

When you look at it that way, it doesn't sound that bad. Maybe they can compensate the challenge of the level system by adding ten more. It'll set the bar higher for the top users again but at the same time making progress a bit faster.

Tom did state that they'll add a PM notification for when the monthly votes arrive. There's no better way to be notified of things than a number next to your inbox.
True. Seeing PMs and friend requests are always exciting and are never missed. :P

Except I dread certain users PM'ing me.

At 2/7/13 01:38 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/6/13 07:37 PM, Bahamut wrote: I agree. I certainly won't make it any sooner than three years. My sister got engaged three years after being with her love partner and it worked out reasonably well that way.
Yes, that is enough time to get to know each other. And still, there's a lot to discover about your "significant other".

Indeed. There's still so much more to find out and my mum keeps asking me if I found out anything else about her. My mum can do with getting off my back once in a while.

They probably could come up with 500 more episode ideas. However, I think we can both agree that stopping at 25 seasons would be a fair idea.
Yes, that's enough.

I always like round numbers and 25 works fine. Stopping at 400 episodes with the movie would have been another reasonable place to retire but they had to go further.

Still plenty of fire, though.
But a cosy fire.

Just watch out. It may be a bonfire but Grisu shall find a way to make the fire bigger. ;D

At 2/8/13 05:57 AM, Auz wrote: Level 52!

Remember when we were level up buddies? That's no longer the case when I'm 55 days away from my next level up.


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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge 2013-02-08 12:27:49 Reply

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At 2/8/13 05:57 AM, Auz wrote: Personally, I kind of enjoyed the somewhat lighter undertone. It suits the book a lot better too.

Knowing the story already, I did anticipate a higher level of comic relief in this movie, when compared to LOTR. It's not entirely a bad thing, as The Hobbit is a better fit for that kind of thing, as you said. I just think there was a scene or two that NEEDED to be serious that were just made silly by being a little too lighthearted.

The riddle scene with Gollum was excellently executed in my opinion. I was a bit worried they were going to cut that scene a lot, show like two riddles and move on, but they gave it a proper amount of time.

Yeah, I was worried about that, too. I think they knew it was the part of this first movie that many people would be anticipating the most. They did it justice.

As much as I enjoyed it, I still don't think three films was really necessary. Two, maybe, but three feels a bit like milking considering the book is only what.. 300 pages thick?

I thought the same thing before I watched it, but now that I've seen it, I have faith the next two will be just as good. At least they'll be less apt to leave out huge parts of the story, like they did with LOTR.

Maybe it was meant to be some kind of fungus or something? I have no idea.

White fungus that was positioned directly below the bird's nest on his head? bird shit, I say! :P

At 2/8/13 07:39 AM, Bahamut wrote: Indeed. Auz's idea for not putting any barriers for active depositers sounds fair but on the other hand, I can sense alt abuse with them. Heh, I could even vote in the monthly voting for each of my alts and they all get their bonus EXP but with this case it really should only be one user per vote. Having alts is one thing, having them to participate in monthly voting is not cool. I'll say right now that I will definitely not make any of my alts get extra EXP from this.

I hadn't considered alts... Couldn't they make it so each IP address can only vote once, like with the Flash Portal? (That would really suck if two people in the same house had NG accounts, though.

It can be difficult if one doesn't log in NG stats for 6 days and gets +60 EXP as a result making the system think they got the extra EXP from the monthly voting. I suppose you can track the deposit rate on your own but that's all going to be manual.

Honestly, I'm weary of looking at my deposit rating anyway. :P

When you look at it that way, it doesn't sound that bad. Maybe they can compensate the challenge of the level system by adding ten more. It'll set the bar higher for the top users again but at the same time making progress a bit faster.

Adding 10 more levels at the highest tier would outweigh the 50 extra exp a month, I think. At this rate I'll be on my fucking deathbed by the time I reach the final level. LOL

Except I dread certain users PM'ing me.

Am I one of those users? :P


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I originally submitted the Idea of EXP reward to Tom, with the current system for levels it works because its a once a month reward and there will be pre-requisites for it to apply so it shouldn't effect the level system to much.

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At 2/8/13 05:57 AM, Auz wrote: The riddle scene with Gollum was excellently executed in my opinion. I was a bit worried they were going to cut that scene a lot, show like two riddles and move on, but they gave it a proper amount of time.

They had to. It's one of the key scenes in the book. Without the ring, the whole story wouldn't work out. So there's really no reason at all to cut down the riddle scene.
But yes, it was very well executed. I liked how Bilbo really was fiddling around in his pocket before asking: "What do I have in my pocket?", just like it was described in the book. And how he slowly realizes that he is invisible while wearing the ring.

Anyway, I can honestly say that I'm glad they broke this up into 3 movies now. :P (I can't wait to see Beorn -he should be pretty early on in the next movie...)
As much as I enjoyed it, I still don't think three films was really necessary. Two, maybe, but three feels a bit like milking considering the book is only what.. 300 pages thick?

That's my main criticism as well. LortR had to be done in three movies. It's three books, after all. It just wouldn't work in one or tow movies. But "The Hobbit"? I don't know...

By the way, what was up with the crusted bird shit on Radagast's face...? 0.o
Maybe it was meant to be some kind of fungus or something? I have no idea.

No, it was guano. Because... well, there are birds living on his head.

At 2/8/13 07:39 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 2/7/13 01:38 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/6/13 07:37 PM, Bahamut wrote: I agree. I certainly won't make it any sooner than three years. My sister got engaged three years after being with her love partner and it worked out reasonably well that way.
Yes, that is enough time to get to know each other. And still, there's a lot to discover about your "significant other".
Indeed. There's still so much more to find out and my mum keeps asking me if I found out anything else about her. My mum can do with getting off my back once in a while.

Ha, I'm just glad I moved out (or... had to move out ^^) rather quickly after meeting my wife.

They probably could come up with 500 more episode ideas. However, I think we can both agree that stopping at 25 seasons would be a fair idea.
Yes, that's enough.
I always like round numbers and 25 works fine. Stopping at 400 episodes with the movie would have been another reasonable place to retire but they had to go further.

Even M*A*S*H ended after 11 seasons.

Still plenty of fire, though.
But a cosy fire.
Just watch out. It may be a bonfire but Grisu shall find a way to make the fire bigger. ;D

He's more keen to keep it small or putting it out, though. See pic.

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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge 2013-02-09 07:55:47 Reply

I've been busy

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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge 2013-02-09 07:58:06 Reply

I didn't mean to double post, I did have this in my original post but I don't know what happened, what is with the MP4 not having a preloader or fucking anything, with flashes, you click a button to load it but with the MP4 shit, it just starts up. It is pissing me off because half of them are shittttttttt home movies...

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At 2/6/13 07:37 PM, Bahamut wrote: Out of all the ideas for bonus EXP, this is quite possibly the least horrible I've heard yet. Although this can't apply to everyone as it covers top 10,000 active users in EXP, it's still a large majority of us so everyone getting +50 EXP for doing this is pretty fair to me. However, this will completely ruin deposit rates altogether and getting an additional 50 EXP each month would put me well above 100% deposit rate within a few months time. Personally I'd like to hear feedback from EVERYONE who is an active depositer on this site.

I don't like the idea, as although I'm an active depositer, I don't vote on the best of the month, as I don't have time to go in depth and pick out the top 10. Sure, a couple of minutes will tell me Blam or a Save score, but to watch each of the whole pieces would take a day.

At 2/6/13 03:36 PM, Coop wrote:
At 2/3/13 09:44 AM, Bahamut wrote: Busy in the real world, that's good for sure. My habits with posting on Wednesdays and Saturdays vary. Because I'll be out all day, I might be too lazy to even post at all then. Heh, no wonder my progress to 30k posts has been slower than a drone metal song.
I try to post daily, but it is becoming difficult. Having to post my lists on here at night is certainly a culture shock for me...
Yeah, I miss your morning LUL posts.

Sorry, I'm in bed, reading at that stage. It helps me to wake up. Perhaps if I move somewhere closer to work, I may start again...

At 2/6/13 09:06 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 2/6/13 03:36 PM, Coop wrote: Not horny because I want to fuck them, you understand. Just that it's the part I miss the most about a relationship.
yuuuup. You tell it like it is, I like that. :P

I'm telling the truth, dammit!

I'm at a Crossroads here - do I continue, or do I just let him win? Nah, I still have Hope and Vital Signs and I still want the Limelight! It may be a Sweet Miracle if I do win, but I will learn the Lessons that come from each and every one of these song titles.
That's right, Coop, put on your Bravest Face and Stick It Out! Because For What It's Worth, it is our Mission to use every last Rush song in the form of a pun! We must Hold On!

I think I'm approaching Red Sector "A" on this one, losing touch here. You can have the Limelight, if you come up with a pun for O Baterista, deal?

I think they tried not to make it as boring as Fellowship. Lesson learned.
Fellowship was boring, compared to the other two, but it did have its moments. (Boromir's last stand against the Orcs and of course Gandalf vs the Balrog both give me goosebumps.)

Yeah, but those films got better as they went on through the series. This works for Star Wars, until Episode VII is released :P

Frontal laser cannon? What, do I lose the ability to jizz?
No, you just jizz lasers that deal death to those you deem unfit to enter the Portal. There is no compromise here. (Yes, you get a blam-cannon for a save milestone. I didn't think that one though. Deal with it.) :P

I'm not sure that any Mrs Coop would like having a blam cannon inserted in her, lest she give birth to a P-Bot...

Nice, but do you have to parachute in? That's fucking too much.
Ether jet packs or we ride in on winged washing machines -which is more believable? lmao

Drink plenty of Red Bull.

I always preferred Glamdring.
Glamdring is awesome, too; it's on my LOTR sword wishlist. It's just the big, broad curve of Orcrist's blade that I love so much. The thing is though, if I get Orcrist, it's going to set off a chain reaction where I'll have to also get Glamdring and Sting. That way I'll have the complete set of the swords that were found in the troll's cave. That's going total at least $500. Fuck.

Better get saving, then ;)

At 2/7/13 01:38 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/6/13 03:36 PM, Coop wrote:
At 2/3/13 10:01 AM, Haggard wrote: Just let them have an account early enough, and they might catch up to you eventually. :P
Eventually. They will need to get up early in the morning to beat me to the Portal :P
Nothing that some sleeping pills in your meal couldn't fix...

Only if the horse in my Findus Beef Lasagne was given Ketamine!


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At 2/9/13 09:36 AM, Coop wrote: Only if the horse in my Findus Beef Lasagne was given Ketamine!

WWWWAAAAAAAYYYYY hahaha I was worried by the news of horse meat in the Lidl lasagnes but then I thought to myself that I haven't really had a bad tasting one. Maybe the french are on to something with this horse meat.


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Congratulations To

Haggard: level 51 -All hail Haggard, mighty king of the Angry faic!

Just got done shoveling a 4-foot tall wall of snow from the end of my driveway. My back aches, I've got blisters on my palms and my nose wont stop running. Is it spring yet?

At 2/8/13 01:19 PM, Haggard wrote: No, it was guano. Because... well, there are birds living on his head.

Indeed there are, but you might think he'd want to wipe it away every so often with some leaves or something. It's just wrong.

He's more keen to keep it small or putting it out, though. See pic.

It looks like he's enjoying spraying that hose a little too much. :P

At 2/9/13 09:36 AM, Coop wrote: I'm telling the truth, dammit!

I wasn't being sarcastic; I was agreeing with you.

I think I'm approaching Red Sector "A" on this one, losing touch here. You can have the Limelight, if you come up with a pun for O Baterista, deal?

I've spent most of my time playing guitar in recent years, but I started with the drums. You Bet Your Life I'd play the "roll" of O Baterista for Peart at the Rush concert this May! Though I somehow don't think I'd make it Home Again, once the crowd found out they've been cheated!

Cut To The Chase, Coop! Is this really your Grand Finale? I really can't wait until Bastille Day to find out if I've won or not...

Yeah, but those films got better as they went on through the series. This works for Star Wars, until Episode VII is released :P

Never got into Star Wars; I'm more of a medieval fantasy kind of guy.

I'm not sure that any Mrs Coop would like having a blam cannon inserted in her, lest she give birth to a P-Bot...

This is strictly your e-penis I speak of, which exists only in the digital world. Your real penis is not affected in any way -Mrs Coop need not fret. :P

Drink plenty of Red Bull.

I've actually been cutting back on the stuff. I used to go through a 16 oz can every day. Never got wings. :(

Better get saving, then ;)

I have the money to buy them now, I just have much better things to spend it on. Like bills and groceries. :(

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At 2/9/13 09:36 AM, Coop wrote:
At 2/7/13 01:38 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/6/13 03:36 PM, Coop wrote: Eventually. They will need to get up early in the morning to beat me to the Portal :P
Nothing that some sleeping pills in your meal couldn't fix...
Only if the horse in my Findus Beef Lasagne was given Ketamine!

That can be arranged.

At 2/9/13 02:04 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 2/8/13 01:19 PM, Haggard wrote: No, it was guano. Because... well, there are birds living on his head.
Indeed there are, but you might think he'd want to wipe it away every so often with some leaves or something. It's just wrong.

Maybe he doesn't care... or he doesn't even notice it anymore.

He's more keen to keep it small or putting it out, though. See pic.
It looks like he's enjoying spraying that hose a little too much. :P

Well, that's because he wants to become a firefighter. Here's an episode: Grisu.

Sorry, it's in german, so I guess you won't understand much. I can't find any other languages, not even french... But be sure to listen to the theme music at the end of the video!
Oh, btw: That little kid that speaks the voice of Grisu is still in the business. He's a very well known dubbing actor. :)


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so a ton of videos have been autoplaying recently despite me having it turned off, which is irritating


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Full 11 votes as voting power. BOOM.


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At 2/8/13 07:39 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 2/8/13 05:57 AM, Auz wrote: Level 52!
Remember when we were level up buddies? That's no longer the case when I'm 55 days away from my next level up.

Yeah that was quite a while ago, wasn't it? Odd that there's already a 55 days difference.

Anyway, I seem to be level up buddies with Haggard now.

At 2/8/13 12:27 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 2/8/13 05:57 AM, Auz wrote: Personally, I kind of enjoyed the somewhat lighter undertone. It suits the book a lot better too.
Knowing the story already, I did anticipate a higher level of comic relief in this movie, when compared to LOTR. It's not entirely a bad thing, as The Hobbit is a better fit for that kind of thing, as you said. I just think there was a scene or two that NEEDED to be serious that were just made silly by being a little too lighthearted.

That is true perhaps. I agree that the scene in the Goblin caves was so silly that it started to look a bit cartoony. Like how they dashed through the caves and not a single arrow hit them. Heck, they didn't even have a scratch when they walked out.

The riddle scene with Gollum was excellently executed in my opinion. I was a bit worried they were going to cut that scene a lot, show like two riddles and move on, but they gave it a proper amount of time.
Yeah, I was worried about that, too. I think they knew it was the part of this first movie that many people would be anticipating the most. They did it justice.

Indeed. I think most fans would not have liked it if they neglected this part of the book.

As much as I enjoyed it, I still don't think three films was really necessary. Two, maybe, but three feels a bit like milking considering the book is only what.. 300 pages thick?
I thought the same thing before I watched it, but now that I've seen it, I have faith the next two will be just as good. At least they'll be less apt to leave out huge parts of the story, like they did with LOTR.

Well the additions they made to the original story were pretty good scenes at least. Like all the extra stuff with Radagast and the scene at Rivendell with Saruman. I'm curious about how they're going to work out the side plot with the Necromancer.

Maybe it was meant to be some kind of fungus or something? I have no idea.
White fungus that was positioned directly below the bird's nest on his head? bird shit, I say! :P

Now that I take a good look at it again, it does look more like bird shit :p

At 2/8/13 12:44 PM, Haggard wrote: Level 51!

The angry face never was more fitting than now. Even the Staff has an angry face mounted on top of it! >:(

I didn't know we were going to level up on the same day. Awesome!

At 2/8/13 01:19 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/8/13 05:57 AM, Auz wrote: The riddle scene with Gollum was excellently executed in my opinion. I was a bit worried they were going to cut that scene a lot, show like two riddles and move on, but they gave it a proper amount of time.
They had to. It's one of the key scenes in the book. Without the ring, the whole story wouldn't work out. So there's really no reason at all to cut down the riddle scene.

Also, I think they were trying to make some clear connections with the Lord of the Rings films, just for the crowd that never read the book.

But yes, it was very well executed. I liked how Bilbo really was fiddling around in his pocket before asking: "What do I have in my pocket?", just like it was described in the book. And how he slowly realizes that he is invisible while wearing the ring.

I always imagined that part to be a bit silly. Like, how would Gollum even consider that to be a proper riddle? However, they made it fairly believable in the film.

As much as I enjoyed it, I still don't think three films was really necessary. Two, maybe, but three feels a bit like milking considering the book is only what.. 300 pages thick?
That's my main criticism as well. LortR had to be done in three movies. It's three books, after all. It just wouldn't work in one or tow movies. But "The Hobbit"? I don't know...

They even cut a lot of parts of the LotR just to keep it all within 3 hour portions.

But oh well. It seems to be hip nowadays to split books in as many films as they think they can get away with.

Maybe it was meant to be some kind of fungus or something? I have no idea.
No, it was guano. Because... well, there are birds living on his head.

Yeah, Metal-Therapy's link convinced me :p


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This next 10K very well may be my last, as I am tempted to retire at 50,000...

Maybe.

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At 2/9/13 10:31 AM, Decky wrote:
At 2/9/13 09:36 AM, Coop wrote: Only if the horse in my Findus Beef Lasagne was given Ketamine!
WWWWAAAAAAAYYYYY hahaha I was worried by the news of horse meat in the Lidl lasagnes but then I thought to myself that I haven't really had a bad tasting one. Maybe the french are on to something with this horse meat.

They regulate it, so it's more likely to be fit for human consumption than some horse that was killed over here...

At 2/9/13 02:04 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 2/9/13 09:36 AM, Coop wrote: I'm telling the truth, dammit!
I wasn't being sarcastic; I was agreeing with you.

Oh. Sorry, the [:P] made it look like sarcasm...

I think I'm approaching Red Sector "A" on this one, losing touch here. You can have the Limelight, if you come up with a pun for O Baterista, deal?
I've spent most of my time playing guitar in recent years, but I started with the drums. You Bet Your Life I'd play the "roll" of O Baterista for Peart at the Rush concert this May! Though I somehow don't think I'd make it Home Again, once the crowd found out they've been cheated!

Miming playing the drums is a difficult skill. You'd need a Passage to Bangkok to get away from that sort of crowd ;)

Cut To The Chase, Coop! Is this really your Grand Finale? I really can't wait until Bastille Day to find out if I've won or not...

By the Shapes Of Things, I thought it was, but Circumstances have changed. I'm a Working Man and I will continue to work at this!

Yeah, but those films got better as they went on through the series. This works for Star Wars, until Episode VII is released :P
Never got into Star Wars; I'm more of a medieval fantasy kind of guy.

Fair enough. Almost a waste of a song, considering that John WIlliams' finest composition just came on iTunes ;)

I'm not sure that any Mrs Coop would like having a blam cannon inserted in her, lest she give birth to a P-Bot...
This is strictly your e-penis I speak of, which exists only in the digital world. Your real penis is not affected in any way -Mrs Coop need not fret. :P

Thank god, or any divine being who coincidentally happens to exist. When you've got a unit like mine, you will not accept trade ins!

Drink plenty of Red Bull.
I've actually been cutting back on the stuff. I used to go through a 16 oz can every day. Never got wings. :(

I only drank it with Tequilla. never liked the stuff.

Better get saving, then ;)
I have the money to buy them now, I just have much better things to spend it on. Like bills and groceries. :(

Ah, yes. I dream of the day when I get those sorts of things :P

At 2/9/13 03:32 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/9/13 09:36 AM, Coop wrote:
At 2/7/13 01:38 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/6/13 03:36 PM, Coop wrote: Eventually. They will need to get up early in the morning to beat me to the Portal :P
Nothing that some sleeping pills in your meal couldn't fix...
Only if the horse in my Findus Beef Lasagne was given Ketamine!
That can be arranged.

Only in the world of Dr. House

At 2/9/13 08:42 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote: 10,000 b/p: May 6th, 2008
20,000 b/p: September 29th, 2008

Are you sure? 4.5 months to get 10,000 B/P? More like May 6th 2007...


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At 2/10/13 11:40 AM, LiquidFire wrote: Entered the top 800 in experience points.

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At 2/9/13 03:32 PM, Haggard wrote: Maybe he doesn't care... or he doesn't even notice it anymore.

It's quite clear that he's not caring, I'm just disturbed that someone thought bird feces would be a good idea for Radagast's character design.

Sorry, it's in german, so I guess you won't understand much. I can't find any other languages, not even french... But be sure to listen to the theme music at the end of the video!

Don't worry, French wouldn't be any easier for me to understand. I understood the "happy birthday" song, though! lol

Oh, btw: That little kid that speaks the voice of Grisu is still in the business. He's a very well known dubbing actor. :)

Grisu is adorable!

At 2/9/13 06:30 PM, Auz wrote: That is true perhaps. I agree that the scene in the Goblin caves was so silly that it started to look a bit cartoony. Like how they dashed through the caves and not a single arrow hit them. Heck, they didn't even have a scratch when they walked out.

Yes, that's my main beef; when they were captured by the Goblins. I actually didn't mind the comedic nature of the Goblin King, with his grotesquely sagging jowls. It was the general sillyness of their escape, culminating with the Goblin King saying: "That'll do!" in response to Gandalf slashing his gut. HIS STINKING, STEAMING GUTS SHOULD HAVE SPILLED ALL OVER THE FLOOR, DAMMIT!! (ok, maybe that's a little much) That was just a wtf moment for me, anyway. :P

Well the additions they made to the original story were pretty good scenes at least. Like all the extra stuff with Radagast and the scene at Rivendell with Saruman. I'm curious about how they're going to work out the side plot with the Necromancer.

Should be interesting. I also like how they left us hanging with Smaug's appearance. Hopefully we'll get to see him in his entirety in the next movie. :P

Now that I take a good look at it again, it does look more like bird shit :p

All matted in his beard and shit. Eww.

At 2/10/13 07:26 AM, Coop wrote: Oh. Sorry, the [:P] made it look like sarcasm...

I use that emoticon too much. :(

Miming playing the drums is a difficult skill. You'd need a Passage to Bangkok to get away from that sort of crowd ;)

I've got pretty good Chemistry behind the skins, but lets face it, you'd need to travel Half The World to find another with Peart's skills...

By the Shapes Of Things, I thought it was, but Circumstances have changed. I'm a Working Man and I will continue to work at this!

I knew you wouldn't be so Faithless as to Turn The Page now, but will you remain Driven as we continue to Carve Away The Stone?

Thank god, or any divine being who coincidentally happens to exist. When you've got a unit like mine, you will not accept trade ins!

I'll take your word for it. :P

I only drank it with Tequilla. never liked the stuff.

Yeah, it seems like the less I drink it, the more I wondered why I ever did in the first place. I haven't even had a beer since I started working out. (At least 9 months ago.)

Ah, yes. I dream of the day when I get those sorts of things :P

It's like Christmas morning every time I open the mailbox. ;P

Are you sure? 4.5 months to get 10,000 B/P? More like May 6th 2007...

Very sure. Have you forgotten what kind of pace I was putting up back then?

I signed up for NG Log on May 8th 2008, so I added on 2 days to the end date to compensate:

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At 2/10/13 11:42 AM, UVSoaked wrote: I now have 1 fan.

At 2/10/13 11:40 AM, LiquidFire wrote: Entered the top 800 in experience points.
Damn, son. Congrats!

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At 2/8/13 12:27 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 2/8/13 07:39 AM, Bahamut wrote: Indeed. Auz's idea for not putting any barriers for active depositers sounds fair but on the other hand, I can sense alt abuse with them. Heh, I could even vote in the monthly voting for each of my alts and they all get their bonus EXP but with this case it really should only be one user per vote. Having alts is one thing, having them to participate in monthly voting is not cool. I'll say right now that I will definitely not make any of my alts get extra EXP from this.
I hadn't considered alts... Couldn't they make it so each IP address can only vote once, like with the Flash Portal? (That would really suck if two people in the same house had NG accounts, though.

That was further discussed in the news thread. Making it exclusive for supports could help that but there are consequences...

It can be difficult if one doesn't log in NG stats for 6 days and gets +60 EXP as a result making the system think they got the extra EXP from the monthly voting. I suppose you can track the deposit rate on your own but that's all going to be manual.
Honestly, I'm weary of looking at my deposit rating anyway. :P

I'll shut up about my deposit rating.

When you look at it that way, it doesn't sound that bad. Maybe they can compensate the challenge of the level system by adding ten more. It'll set the bar higher for the top users again but at the same time making progress a bit faster.
Adding 10 more levels at the highest tier would outweigh the 50 extra exp a month, I think. At this rate I'll be on my fucking deathbed by the time I reach the final level. LOL

Just try to keep that deposit habit. :P

Except I dread certain users PM'ing me.
Am I one of those users? :P

Nah, you're good!

At 2/8/13 12:44 PM, Haggard wrote: Level 51!

The angry face never was more fitting than now. Even the Staff has an angry face mounted on top of it! >:(

Actually, I cannot argue with that.

At 2/8/13 01:19 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 2/8/13 07:39 AM, Bahamut wrote: Indeed. There's still so much more to find out and my mum keeps asking me if I found out anything else about her. My mum can do with getting off my back once in a while.
Ha, I'm just glad I moved out (or... had to move out ^^) rather quickly after meeting my wife.

That's something I still need to do... Still not getting anywhere with that.

I always like round numbers and 25 works fine. Stopping at 400 episodes with the movie would have been another reasonable place to retire but they had to go further.
Even M*A*S*H ended after 11 seasons.

And most Britcoms only had 2-3 seasons.

Just watch out. It may be a bonfire but Grisu shall find a way to make the fire bigger. ;D
He's more keen to keep it small or putting it out, though. See pic.

I'm sure he has the more pure dragon side to him as well.

At 2/9/13 09:36 AM, Coop wrote:
At 2/6/13 07:37 PM, Bahamut wrote: Yeah, I miss your morning LUL posts.
Sorry, I'm in bed, reading at that stage. It helps me to wake up. Perhaps if I move somewhere closer to work, I may start again...

Then again, I'm missing some days in the LUL myself so I'm not all that better. Not even made a LUL post for at least 48 hours until now.

At 2/9/13 04:41 PM, jonthomson wrote: so a ton of videos have been autoplaying recently despite me having it turned off, which is irritating

I'm hoping they have this fixed. Not doing a damn thing about autoplay exploit for YouTube is one thing, this they better not overlook.


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