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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 06:11 PM Reply

I found what I believe to be a decent deal.

Pc World Refurbished PC's (Yes I know what your thinking, bear with me)

2.2 ghz Intel core 2 duo
2x 512mb ram
Nvida 8300gs (Shit yes I know, but you can get 8600s for basically dirt anyway)
180gb hard drive
Includes Vista and mouse and keyboard

Now your thinking it sounds nothing special, but for 160 pounds, i think its a pretty damn awesome deal.

Can anyone else find a better budget pc? (<200 pounds I guess)


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 06:15 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 06:11 PM, CaiWengi wrote: I found what I believe to be a decent deal.

Pc World

It wont work. There's only 1 thing I've found to be worse than PC world, and thats currys.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 06:23 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 05:41 PM, liaaaam wrote: although 2GB of RAM?

why not upgrade it with this?


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 06:25 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 06:11 PM, CaiWengi wrote: Now your thinking it sounds nothing special, but for 160 pounds, i think its a pretty damn awesome deal.

Can anyone else find a better budget pc? (<200 pounds I guess)

Wow! Cybex has a point (is your main banned cybex? lol) but for 160 that is well worth it.. although I'd buy a bit more RAM, 1gb is not enough for vista. On my laptop I use about 800mb without running any applications, maybe just Google Chrome.. I also suggest installing linux and running away to the hills with my and my 12 mutant daughters. No, really.

Here is the RAM I bought (actually 33 quid, but, you know). Or the RAM Toast mentioned, if you want 4GB.. hah ^^


Sup, bitches :)

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 06:33 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 06:25 PM, liaaaam wrote: Wow! Cybex has a point (is your main banned cybex? lol)

No. I haven't been on newgrounds for like a year, and only came back about a week ago because im bored of holiday. When i came back i found my account to be hacked or something, so now I'm just using this until i piss off again in a couple of weeks.

Google Chrome.

I like google chrome. I like how its all basic and stuff. I'd use it as my main browser, if it had add ons like firefox does.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 06:44 PM Reply

Ive built a few pc's (my brother's in the business. So i should know) and it ain't hard at all. I built my own a while ago, like two years or something. Thing is, your computer gets way cheaper, specially if you can afford to get all parts as if you were a reseller.

You know, cheaper prices and all that.
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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 06:47 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 06:01 PM, Toast wrote: Do you really think you can build such a good computer from scratch? I would be interested to learn more about building PCs cause I kinda wanted to build one when I read some article. Are you good with that stuff?

Yeah, i've built 5 pcs to date, it's easy :D. Take a look here if you're interested, you can post what you want, and people will give you help, cheaper prices, ideas etc. A lot cheaper to buy things seperately, the only tricky thing is water cooling, but that's not a necessity.

Chrome

I'll start using it when it's more stable, i've had a lot of crashes so far, and i'm used to good olde firefox :P.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 08:37 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 06:25 PM, liaaaam wrote:
At 9/9/08 06:11 PM, CaiWengi wrote: Now your thinking it sounds nothing special, but for 160 pounds, i think its a pretty damn awesome deal.

Can anyone else find a better budget pc? (<200 pounds I guess)
but for 160 that is well worth it..

so anyone know what the conversion for a pond to a dollar is? cause I want to know whether it is a good deal or not.


Hey yo

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 09:15 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 06:47 PM, Depredation wrote: Chrome

I'll start using it when it's more stable, i've had a lot of crashes so far, and i'm used to good olde firefox :P.

I agree with you. Even though I haven't tried Chrome yet. I'm going to wait until its fully (or close to fully) done being developed and all the bugs worked out and such. Firefox is good enough for me right now :D.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 09:34 PM Reply

Chrome hasn't crashed on me yet, it's incredibly stable. There are a few bugs with javascript but it's incredibly fast, loads up immediately and the JS is faster than the current FF engine. I love FF but I've replaced it for Chrome already


Sup, bitches :)

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 10:05 PM Reply

Alright right now I'm using Chrome. It seems to be running pretty nicely. Does anyone know if there is there new templates or skins or whatever.

kthxbai


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 10:08 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 09:15 PM, NG-Unit wrote:
At 9/9/08 06:47 PM, Depredation wrote: Chrome

im still using ie 6. DONT BEAT ME UP.

Actually im sure all web designers around the world hate me right now... i cant blame em. I use it cause its challenging i guess.. making sense of the bugs it carries css-wise which make absolutely NO sense. meh i dunno im masochistic.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 10:22 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 10:08 PM, Luis wrote:
At 9/9/08 09:15 PM, NG-Unit wrote:
At 9/9/08 06:47 PM, Depredation wrote: Chrome
im still using ie 6.

LOL, luis' a browser n00b. I'm still going on Firefox, I might've tried out Chrome, but I'm stuck on an iMac. Don't get me wrong, Macs are pretty good, but all they run are safari and firefox... and no games. :O


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 10:22 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 10:08 PM, Luis wrote: im still using ie 6. DONT BEAT ME UP.

Actually im sure all web designers around the world hate me right now... i cant blame em. I use it cause its challenging i guess.. making sense of the bugs it carries css-wise which make absolutely NO sense. meh i dunno im masochistic.

Next you're going to tell us you animate with a mouse.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 10:53 PM Reply

Spore
is one hell of a game, C/D?

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 10:59 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 10:22 PM, Alpharius120 wrote: LOL, luis' a browser n00b. I'm still going on Firefox, I might've tried out Chrome, but I'm stuck on an iMac. Don't get me wrong, Macs are pretty good, but all they run are safari and firefox... and no games. :O

pfft..wanna trade?


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 11:05 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 10:53 PM, x-factor11 wrote: Spore
is one hell of a game, C/D?

uh.. C/D?


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 11:12 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 10:59 PM, atomic-noodle wrote:
At 9/9/08 10:22 PM, Alpharius120 wrote: LOL, luis' a browser n00b. I'm still going on Firefox, I might've tried out Chrome, but I'm stuck on an iMac. Don't get me wrong, Macs are pretty good, but all they run are safari and firefox... and no games. :O
pfft..wanna trade?

haha lemme guess, your computers like a 15 year old relic or something, right?


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 11:33 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 11:05 PM, Wurmy1029 wrote: uh.. C/D?

Confirm/Deny

pssh, lrn2speakfailglish

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 9th, 2008 @ 11:53 PM Reply

At 9/9/08 05:16 PM, Duchednier wrote:
At 9/9/08 04:24 PM, Glaiel-Gamer wrote: Emo
Is officially not as bad as hippies, well, some hippies are good, but not the ones that rant through my art class about how she is born to be a rapper and her existance is crucial to the world being happier......

WTF.... That doesn't describe hippies at all. Hippies are tree hugging environmentalist liberal organic-eating all natural vegan pot smoking technologically inept socially awkward beings who promote love, peace, and that even slight republicans and independents are the essence of Satan on earth.

I'm about half a hippy, cause I am liberal and eat organic and all natural type foods mostly and I do care about the environment and nature and stuff. None of the other stuff though.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 10th, 2008 @ 01:37 AM Reply

At 9/9/08 11:53 PM, Glaiel-Gamer wrote:
At 9/9/08 05:16 PM, Duchednier wrote:
At 9/9/08 04:24 PM, Glaiel-Gamer wrote: Emo
Is officially not as bad as hippies, well, some hippies are good, but not the ones that rant through my art class about how she is born to be a rapper and her existance is crucial to the world being happier......
WTF.... That doesn't describe hippies at all. Hippies are tree hugging environmentalist liberal organic-eating all natural vegan pot smoking technologically inept socially awkward beings who promote love, peace, and that even slight republicans and independents are the essence of Satan on earth.

I'm about half a hippy, cause I am liberal and eat organic and all natural type foods mostly and I do care about the environment and nature and stuff. None of the other stuff though.

WHERE DO I CATEGORIZE HER THEN?!?!!!!

I chose hippie because of the long rant she did about "you are born to be who you are and you are who you are who you are because thats who you and because you were born to be etc etc"
(that went on for a while)

but yeah... ok change hippies to just insane dumbshit!

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 10th, 2008 @ 01:50 AM Reply

At 9/10/08 01:37 AM, Duchednier wrote: WHERE DO I CATEGORIZE HER THEN?!?!!!!

I think I know the type you're talking about. The up-in-the-clouds type who maintain their unrealistic aspirations by banking their success on fatalism, religious intervention, or some other supposed certainty they can't seem to describe. They rely on things like this because they don't require for the person to actually go through the necessary work and hardship needed to meet their goals. Instead, they trust in these hypothetical powers-that-be while they laze around in their little bubble world. Deluded dreamers, I'd call em. And they never become anything :P


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 10th, 2008 @ 02:06 AM Reply

At 9/10/08 01:50 AM, NegativeONE wrote: And they never become anything :P

Well if you believe in quantum mechanics AND spiritualism (science and technology mixed? WTF... BTW I'm making this up on the spot), then the fact that there's multiple timelines and alternate realities branching off at every moment in time means that conceivably our "souls" should be able to pick the timeline which is best for it to go down. Meaning, that while you might see her as a loser, from her little deluded pointless world, she might be a rapper, and we're all the losers. But cause it's all alternate timelines, they don't overlap.

Something to think about there really. Goes along kinda with the "Quantum Immortality" theory. Then again, there's really no proof to any of it, just speculation. So there goes the science!

Kinda weird on your ego if you think that nothing can go wrong to you though, although personally I think things need to go wrong sometimes or we don't grow as people and a species.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 10th, 2008 @ 02:17 AM Reply

Yeah, those "everything happens for a reason" people piss me off. Making something from everything is one thing, but suggesting there's this big plan laid out and we have no influence over it is poppycock.

lol cock.

Word to your mother

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 10th, 2008 @ 02:39 AM Reply

At 9/10/08 02:17 AM, ImpendingRiot wrote: Yeah, those "everything happens for a reason" people piss me off. Making something from everything is one thing, but suggesting there's this big plan laid out and we have no influence over it is poppycock.

That's sort of a religious thing at first, but as you learn more you realize that making decisions is important, then as you learn science you learn that hey, if you could calculate the position and velocity of every particle in the universe, you could essentially calculate the future (so therefore it IS set in stone), then when you learn Quantum theory and stuff like schrodinger's cat and parallel universes you realize that there is discrepancy and that free will and choice comes back into play here, so it becomes not so much that the future is set in stone but that your decisions effect which version of the future you get to witness by following those splits in the timeline.

Then you suddenly realize that if you really think about it too much, it hurts your head, so it's better to just accept the universe for what is is and live however the hell you feel like (as long as you don't hurt other people along the way, this includes emotionally).

Maybe I need to stop thinking so much about things other than programming and get back to work.

IPhone SDK

I just bought the new ipod touch (finally caved in, been a mac user my whole life and never had an ipod.... we do exist but I might be the last of my kind until the itouch arrives in a week).

Also was going to download Xcode for my c++ stuff, then thought wait I can get the iphone SDK and get xcode with it... why the hell not?

Anyway I'm not allowed to talk about it or ask questions about it and there's no tutorials or books about it. WTF apple?

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 10th, 2008 @ 05:37 AM Reply

iPod touch
what do you need it for? If you wanna listen to music buy something cheaper and smaller, unless you use wi-fi connections a lot. I didn't really know anything about iphone / itouch until this summer, and when I learned about it I wanted to get myself one so badly, but I would've had to spend pretty much all my spare money on it. I thought it would be really cool to have something like that, but now i realised that pretty much half of my school has some sort of uber mobile device with a touch screen already so i cooled off on that idea :/

I still have my very very old mp3 player which is 50 times thicker than an ipod touch but hey, it's pretty small and it does play music... but if you want to buy yourself something fancy im not gonna stop you, it's your money.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 10th, 2008 @ 05:50 AM Reply

LHC
It's lauunched!!!!! we're all gonna die !!! :O

http://www.scitech.ac.uk/lhc/

die from a protomicroscopic blackhole that's gonna fade away in a billionth of a second, but still. we're gonna die :(

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 10th, 2008 @ 05:58 AM Reply

At 9/10/08 05:50 AM, Toast wrote: LHC - death

If you aren't being incredibly sarcastic then I have lost all respect for you that may never be re-attained.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 10th, 2008 @ 06:01 AM Reply

im being incredibly sarcastic

also i just read more about it, all they did today was launch the protons into the LHC, they aren't actually colliding anything yet.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge Sep. 10th, 2008 @ 06:40 AM Reply

At 9/10/08 06:01 AM, Toast wrote: also i just read more about it, all they did today was launch the protons into the LHC

not quite, they have already tested previously sections of the main ring, today was simply the first test for passing a beam throughout the entire ring in one go, at which point they will now close the loop and allow proton beams to continously circulate; at which point they will begin testing other systems related to grouping the packets of protons and accelerating them futher.


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