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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 10:31:08 Reply

I've just watched a video of some guy on Fox News (Bill O'Reilly? I'm not sure) talking about Amsterdam.. apparently he slandered Amsterdam saying they had a drugs and sex problem so some Dutch people responded via YouTube, showing statistics to prove he was wrong.. so this video was in response to that. The Dutch video showed that around 20% of Dutch people have tried marijuana whereas over 40% of Americans have, and some other statistics.. so this O'Reilly guy was going on about how Amsterdam is full of organised crime and that all the brochures warn of crime, then someone else with him (co-anchor or whatever) was saying "Well.. all the other European city brochures warn of that too" and he went on to say that the statistics are wrong in the Netherlands there aren't as many people as there are in America so the statistics are skewed.. That last sentence made me close the video and hate America. I read something similar a week ago about Canadian healthcare, that America has 10x the people of Canada which is why the American average age is much lower than Canadas.. wtf -.- I am so glad I don't live in America because if I had to put up with that sort of news coverage I would want to burn things down. Not that I watch the news often, but to know it's out there is worrying.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 10:43:29 Reply

The only knowledge of American news I have comes from Charlie Brooker.

American politics always seems weird. I mean, over here even the most insanely right-wing of mainstream parties aren't going to say anything against the idea of universal healthcare, apart from general complaining about competence. It's scary to see people so far to the right of sanity that they view it as some sort of Communist conspiracy :/


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 10:54:23 Reply

American News

I can't stand Fox, i don't understand how such a biased, offensive and moronic channel is allowed to describe themself as news. People like Bill O'Reily, Glenn Beck etc are allowed to be in public, never mind on television.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 11:28:42 Reply

At 8/4/09 10:54 AM, Depredation wrote: American News

I can't stand Fox, i don't understand how such a biased, offensive and moronic channel is allowed to describe themself as news. People like Bill O'Reily, Glenn Beck etc are allowed to be in public, never mind on television.

Exactly my opinion, they're a bunch of idiots who try to appeal to the stupid mayority by making completely opinionated reports to benefit their conservative point of view, it's extremely annoying, the worst part is, they can't even get their facts right, even though I have to admit, it makes it hilarous at times.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 11:47:21 Reply

At 8/4/09 11:28 AM, Zyphonee wrote:
At 8/4/09 10:54 AM, Depredation wrote: American News

I can't stand Fox, i don't understand how such a biased, offensive and moronic channel is allowed to describe themself as news. People like Bill O'Reily, Glenn Beck etc are allowed to be in public, never mind on television.

FoxNews is for children who sat too close to the television, growing up. It is a known fact that they are truth benders par excellence. FoxNews memos read like a George Orwell novel. Fear mongering and propaganda poorly disguised as journalism.

PS...you think Bill-O the Clown is bad news? Try watching more than 10 minutes of Glenn "Moral Orel" Beck.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 12:26:49 Reply

Or you could just not watch television and enjoy the fruits of ignorance!


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 12:33:06 Reply

At 8/4/09 11:47 AM, doctormario wrote: PS...you think Bill-O the Clown is bad news? Try watching more than 10 minutes of Glenn "Moral Orel" Beck.

I've seen clips of Glenn Beck, on Charlie Brokers show and from random clips online I guess.. his face needs to be introduced to a brick.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 13:58:49 Reply

I'll second that motion.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 15:28:55 Reply

At 8/4/09 12:26 PM, jmtb02 wrote: Or you could just not watch television and enjoy the fruits of ignorance!

(television == true) != (ignorance == false)


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 15:34:58 Reply

At 8/4/09 12:33 PM, liaaaam wrote:
At 8/4/09 11:47 AM, doctormario wrote: PS...you think Bill-O the Clown is bad news? Try watching more than 10 minutes of Glenn "Moral Orel" Beck.
I've seen clips of Glenn Beck, on Charlie Brokers show and from random clips online I guess.. his face needs to be introduced to a brick.

I like his summary of Glenn Beck as 'Peter Finch in Network, only crazier'.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 15:52:24 Reply

Facebooks

Has anyone played around with the "ActionScript 3.0 Client Library for Facebook Platform API" yet? I've been messing around with it the last couple of days. It seems like it'll be a great thing to learn. Check this thing out.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 16:01:31 Reply

At 8/4/09 03:52 PM, Kirk-Cocaine wrote: Has anyone played around with the "ActionScript 3.0 Client Library for Facebook Platform API" yet?

No, but I think Facebook is a fantastic distribution platform for games and I think if I ever make a game I'll seriously consider distributing on Facebook somehow.

Check this thing out.

Wow. I was expecting exactly that, and yet I still enjoyed it a lot.. really cool :)


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 16:54:21 Reply

At 8/4/09 03:28 PM, Coaly wrote:
At 8/4/09 12:26 PM, jmtb02 wrote: Or you could just not watch television and enjoy the fruits of ignorance!
(television == true) != (ignorance == false)

doesn't that mean Boolean(television) = !Boolean(ignorance)?

if television = false then television == true is false, and therefore ignorenace == false = false, so ignorenace = true
if television = true, then television == true is true, and therefore ignorance == false = true, so ignorance = false

that means television is the boolean opposite of ignorance, so if you watch television you are not ignorant, and if you don't you are ignorant, which seems like a bizzare claim to be making.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 17:44:19 Reply

I made another game Hur Hur Hur


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 17:52:50 Reply

At 8/4/09 05:44 PM, chickendance333 wrote: I made another game Hur Hur Hur

oh god the jumping! make him jump about 90% sooner

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 18:07:10 Reply

At 8/4/09 05:44 PM, chickendance333 wrote: I made another game Hur Hur Hur

I can see this game becoming a real hit, I love the idea of collecting things and combining them to pass obstacles.

Just make him jump faster.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 18:18:17 Reply

A truly, truly, truly un-decompilable flash file.

how? By writing the functions yourself in pure bytecode so that they have no equivalent in AS3, and by using fp10 new opcodes that Alchemy uses, that decompilers don't support, and if they did, they have no idea how to convert it to AS3 eitherway, as an example, this is what Sothink Swf Decompiler thinks of my malloc() function.

public function malloc(param1:int) : int
        {
            var _loc_2:int = 0;
            var _loc_3:int = 0;
            var _loc_4:int = 0;
            if (0 != 0)
            {
                
                if (0 + 17 >= param1)
                {
                    _loc_3 = 0 + 17;
                    _loc_2 = 0;
                    if (++_loc_2 != 0)
                    {
                    }
                    if (_loc_4 != 0)
                    {
                    }
                    if (_loc_3 != 0)
                    {
                    }
                    if (++_loc_2 != 0)
                    {
                    }
                    if (_loc_3 != 0)
                    {
                    }
                }
                if (_loc_3++ + 5 != 0)
                {
                }
            }
            return _loc_3 - (21 + param1) < 4 ? (_loc_4 + 5) : (_loc_3++ + 5 != 0 ? (if (++_loc_2 == 0) goto 6, _loc_4 = _loc_2 + , if (_loc_4 == 0) goto 9, _loc_3 = _loc_2 + 2, _loc_4 = _loc_2 + (21 + param1, _loc_3 = _loc_2 + 1, if (_loc_3 == 0) goto 16, if (++_loc_2 == 0) goto 19, _loc_3 = _loc_2 + , if (_loc_3 == 0) goto 22, _loc_4) : (if (_loc_3++ + 5 == 0) goto 25, // Jump to 2, _loc_3++ + 5));
        }// end function

This is what it actually looks like (before being passed through my program that inserts the opcodes into the swf)

http://pastebin.com/m9ae4750


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 18:20:55 Reply

Well done, now all you have to do is write your entire games in bytecode!!!

>_>


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-04 20:13:20 Reply

At 8/4/09 04:54 PM, Toast wrote: that means television is the boolean opposite of ignorance, so if you watch television you are not ignorant, and if you don't you are ignorant, which seems like a bizzare claim to be making.

Even though my point was technically incorrect in the statement I made, I think it was preeeetty obvious what I was trying to say, which was that you can easily enjoy the fruits of ignorance while watching television. It could also be argued john meant ignorance in a very strict sense of not knowing, while I mean it in the sense of knowing something but not knowing the truth, which is the type of ignorance you'd get from watching bill oreilly. And even still he was obviously joking around, and probably realizes that the absence of television doesn't imply ignorance and the presence of television doesn't imply knowledge. I'm a little surprised you wouldn't bring either of those things up considering they're equally useless things to be arguing.

But I suppose it's my fault for not putting a disclaimer about the playfully symbolic nature of a code snippet I decided to use replacing the usual english language.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-05 00:10:02 Reply

At 8/4/09 06:07 PM, 4urentertainment wrote:
At 8/4/09 05:44 PM, chickendance333 wrote: I made another game Hur Hur Hur
I can see this game becoming a real hit, I love the idea of collecting things and combining them to pass obstacles.

Just make him jump faster.

faster? You obviously mean slower. When a character jumps, i feel he should definetily have a REALLY long charge to it, at least 10 seconds, that way you KNOW he's doing his best to jump as high as he can just for you!

jk

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I'll take a picture for ya'll! Just 1 though >__>

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-05 05:10:56 Reply

At 8/5/09 12:10 AM, Duchednier wrote: So guys! I'm totally going to the caribbean for 10 days as of 4 hours from now!!!!!

I'll take a picture for ya'll! Just 1 though >__>

Have fun :)

I recently came back from italy :) which was awesome..

Who else has been on holiday already?


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-05 12:31:53 Reply

At 8/4/09 06:18 PM, dELtaluca wrote: A truly, truly, truly un-decompilable flash file.

I give it a week of mainstream use before someone makes a decompiler patch to get around it :p


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-05 14:35:43 Reply

CS3 or CS4

So which one do you guys like better? Right know i like CS3 better. I think it's just easier to work with. Honestly i've only had CS4 a few days, and i was kinda laggy and slow on my computer. I'm gonna re-install the trial and see if i like it now that i can probably run it faster. I cleared a lot of shit from my HDD.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-05 14:54:45 Reply

I wonder if they will even be able to add anything to CS5 that could run on 32 bits.

At 8/5/09 12:31 PM, Paranoia wrote: I give it a week of mainstream use before someone makes a decompiler patch to get around it :p

Not like there are any open decompilers to patch? And there's no need for such a decompiler, it's not compiled from Actionscript, and the programs will be so complex they couldn't be read. Anyone who'd be interested in them is better off asking Luca.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-05 14:56:01 Reply

At 8/5/09 02:35 PM, Blackfang wrote: CS3 or CS4

So which one do you guys like better? Right know i like CS3 better. I think it's just easier to work with. Honestly i've only had CS4 a few days, and i was kinda laggy and slow on my computer. I'm gonna re-install the trial and see if i like it now that i can probably run it faster. I cleared a lot of shit from my HDD.

never used cs4 but i know that it has some really cool features cs3 was basicly a slicker looking flash 8
as 3 so from my pint of view flash cs4 for the win...i prefer flash 8 over cs3..


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-05 15:35:48 Reply

I still like flash MX 2004 ^^ The IDE itself is very light and compact, which is ideal for what I use flash for. Actually I use notepad++ for a fair part of the code writing I do, but it's always nicer to just click ctrl enter and instantly see the outcome of your work.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-05 16:10:17 Reply

At 8/5/09 03:35 PM, Toast wrote: I still like flash MX 2004 ^^ The IDE itself is very light and compact, which is ideal for what I use flash for.

This is true for making big animations and stuff, i think CS4 is too bulky in terms of extra stuff, but i really like the filters that were added with flash 8 pro. Currently i use CS3 because when i trade off files with programmers that use AS3 theres no huge issues with converting them to the appropriate fla format.

As i do art rather than actionscript, filters are definitely a nice tool :D

I'm currently in florida in a hotel with nothing to do!!!! Universal studios tomorrow :D

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-05 16:55:45 Reply

Unless you need those fancy things they added, CS4 = Fail.
I regret buying it.

AddictingGames

They want me to sign some contracts and a W8-BEN form. WTH!
I'm not used to all that and then I need to wait 30 days before they even send my check.
Grah.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-05 17:16:25 Reply

Sleep routine reboot

Anybody else have a tendency to sometimes mess up your "sleep routine" so that you eventually end up sleeping until the evening, then staying awake for 24+ hours so that you can get to sleep early the next day?

I have done it like 2-3 times this summer, and now it's time for another try: Local time is now 11-ish PM (normally I never go to bed this early if I'm free the next day) , and I have been awake for almost 30 hours. The weird thing is that I was really tired a couple of hours ago, now I actually feel pretty sharp.. A little bit of reading should cure that though :P

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2009-08-05 17:22:24 Reply

At 8/5/09 05:16 PM, knugen wrote: Sleep routine reboot

Anybody else have a tendency to sometimes mess up your "sleep routine" so that you eventually end up sleeping until the evening, then staying awake for 24+ hours so that you can get to sleep early the next day?

Yes.


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