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by AKAnotu
Sun Feb 01, 2009 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: "Little Brother" by Cory Doctorow
Replies: 32
Views: 5233

Re: "Little Brother" by Cory Doctorow

Resolution was a little too happy. Wait - I haven't read this. How can a dystopic novel end happily? The government of California kicks the Department of Homeland Security out of the state and storms the secret prison with troopers. The main character is tried for only petty theft (steals a gir...
by AKAnotu
Sun Jan 11, 2009 3:43 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: PETA Strikes Again-They Want Fish to be Called 'Sea Kittens'
Replies: 198
Views: 22277

Re: PETA Strikes Again-They Want Fish to be Called 'Sea Kittens'

d33p wrote:
EmptySet wrote:Oh, oh, even better. Since regular fish are sea kittens, are sharks sea lions? If so, what are we calling actual sea lions?

Obviously, given their cuddly and slow-moving behaviour, they are watersloths.

Actually, because a lion would now be a land shark, a sea lion is now a sea land shark.
by AKAnotu
Sun Jan 11, 2009 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Dark Knight
Replies: 602
Views: 53635

Re: The Dark Knight

A bit off topic, but I was watching the special features and apparently the crew were worried that Batman's cape would be caught in the axle of the batpod, but when they tried it the cape billowed out fast enough to not be caught. I mention this because some people were wondering near the beginning ...
by AKAnotu
Tue Dec 16, 2008 12:51 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: worst ever gaming moments
Replies: 47
Views: 4277

Re: worst ever gaming moments

I was playing Odin Sphere "wrong," although I didn't realize it, by focusing more on weapon level ups than HP level ups. Anyways, I got through the first two "books" of the game without any incident, thinking that it was just a hard game. I get around two thirds of the way throug...
by AKAnotu
Fri Dec 05, 2008 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: MMORTSFPS: plausible?
Replies: 51
Views: 4953

Re: MMORTSFPS: plausible?

SecondTalon wrote:... as he said, he's thinking of Savage 2, sequel to Savage. Which is freeware now.
ehh, didn't google it. Probably should have. Nevermind.
by AKAnotu
Fri Dec 05, 2008 8:54 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: MMORTSFPS: plausible?
Replies: 51
Views: 4953

Re: MMORTSFPS: plausible?

[OP]You've described exactly one of the three gaming ideas that have been brewing in my head. Kind of creepy. (As for the other two, one was basically that world domination mode that was implemented into Kane's Wrath and the other is a complicated scheme for a regular MMO) Anyways, as been stated, a...
by AKAnotu
Fri Nov 21, 2008 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Super Dungeon Rumble.
Replies: 530
Views: 33213

Re: Super Dungeon Rumble.

Well, I'll be on vacation for thanksgiving break, so there goes my hopes of being active.....
by AKAnotu
Fri Nov 21, 2008 1:03 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kingdom of Loathing
Replies: 449
Views: 59601

Re: Kingdom of Loathing

BomanTheBear wrote:Ugh. What the hell do you do with the cage after turning the digital key in the lair?
What's the most famous cheat code ever?

(hint: Konami)


Cage is the star key, by the way. I hated this puzzle.
Spoiler:
Wear a star hat, star robe, a star weapon, and have a star starfish as a familiar.
by AKAnotu
Fri Nov 21, 2008 12:59 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem
Replies: 1713
Views: 213824

Re: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem

As for the current discussion about armor, at some point someone mentioned wrapping exposed arms and legs in hockey tape or ductape, which zombies wouldn't be able to bite through. It seems like a good idea to me, because A) it won't weight you down, and B) while it won't keep the zombie from break...
by AKAnotu
Thu Nov 20, 2008 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nitpicky design failure (Merge'd Game Mechanics)
Replies: 285
Views: 24111

Re: Most annoying level themes

Vehicle sections with crappy controls. 'Nuff said. This isn't really a theme , per se, but levels that are too long. Especially in FPS'. I realize you have to make the game longer, but don't do that by throwing another five encounters between me and my next objective. Do that by giving me another ob...
by AKAnotu
Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:28 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem
Replies: 1713
Views: 213824

Re: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem

Has anybody here read the comic "Walking Dead"? The way the survivors live in that comic is about how I plan to survive, only with the addition of marking a place as a safehouse after I move on. Also, now that I think about it, there's not much reason to carry more than three or four chan...
by AKAnotu
Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:26 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: LittleBigPlanet!
Replies: 92
Views: 7408

Re: LittleBigPlanet!

Z.A.K wrote:Heh, slapping people is especiallly fun when they don't know how to slap back.

We kept the secret of slapping from around two people in our group.

...Yes. Slapping the defenseless is very, very fun
by AKAnotu
Thu Nov 20, 2008 2:56 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: LittleBigPlanet!
Replies: 92
Views: 7408

Re: LittleBigPlanet!

I played this with four other friends at a party and it extremely fun. The gameplay was nice and the aesthetic was great. We played a few story missions, but had even more fun designing our own levels and playing them, despite the fact that the ones in the story were "better." I guess play...
by AKAnotu
Sun Nov 16, 2008 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bush Miscalculates Legislation Cutoff
Replies: 14
Views: 1672

Re: Bush Miscalculates Legislation Cutoff

This brightened my day.
by AKAnotu
Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Bloodline Dwarf Fortress game - Done.
Replies: 239
Views: 19679

Re: Bloodline Dwarf Fortress game

I'll play another round.

In an unrelated question, why is my legendary seige operator a trapper? (Heck, I'm just glad he's alive, but trapper just seems random.)
by AKAnotu
Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Congradulations Meaux and Felstaff!
Replies: 14
Views: 1552

Re: Congradulations Meaux and Felstaff!

What's with Saladin? He was green, but then he turned black, then blue, and now he's back to black.
by AKAnotu
Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mirrors Edge - AMAGAD it looks so good
Replies: 106
Views: 11033

Re: Mirrors Edge - AMAGAD it looks so good

It's way more like the Squirrel on Meth, you can turn the red stuff off, it's only there to help you work out where to go, nearly everything you see you can run up, on, or jump off. And Red Faction was touted to have destructible terrain that somehow vanished almost completely by the end of the gam...
by AKAnotu
Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3528217

Re: Rant Thread

What the hell? I don't know if you are still dating her, but whether or not he is attracted to her is none of your business. If she's fine with dating you, she'll say no. If she likes him more than you, she'll be with him. What you don't do is start a group on facebook called "___ is not good e...
by AKAnotu
Wed Nov 05, 2008 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Valkyria Chronicles
Replies: 10
Views: 2252

Re: Valkyria Chronicles

I played the demo of this, and it was great fun, but won't be getting it 'till Christmas.

I am sad. :(
by AKAnotu
Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:50 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner
Replies: 327
Views: 27384

Re: Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner

Can someone explain something for me, about how American elections work? In particular, I'm looking at this results site , and have been for most of the day... How can they say that, say, California is an Obama win, with only 4% of the votes counted (I assume that's what "precincts reporting&q...
by AKAnotu
Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:38 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: U.S. Democratic Super Majority: Implications
Replies: 39
Views: 3540

Re: U.S. Democratic Super Majority: Implications

well, with the way CNN is calling it, it's impossible now. I'm going to put my money on 59 democrats in the senate.
by AKAnotu
Mon Nov 03, 2008 12:40 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Red Vs Blue; Rooster Teeth and other such parody fun
Replies: 59
Views: 12085

Re: Red Vs Blue; Rooster Teeth and other such parody fun

Would this be the place to mention Yu-Gi-Oh the Abridged Series? Because that's nine kinds of awesome. "Attention, duelists! My hair allows me to defy gravity!" But my voice gives me super strength! Back to RedVsBlue I don't think we'll see Wash around much, or that he'll just...
by AKAnotu
Sun Nov 02, 2008 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Red Vs Blue; Rooster Teeth and other such parody fun
Replies: 59
Views: 12085

Re: Red Vs Blue; Rooster Teeth and other such parody fun

Caboose: What exactly he is doing with epsilon. My guess is that he's trying to bring back Church using his [Church's] memories or something. Donut: He hasn't come back yet, so he must be doing something. I'm pretty sure Donut's voice actor quit. He was probably annoyed at the m...
by AKAnotu
Sun Nov 02, 2008 12:35 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mirrors Edge - AMAGAD it looks so good
Replies: 106
Views: 11033

Re: Mirrors Edge - AMAGAD it looks so good

The demo came out recently, and I have to say, it's really addicting. I played the demo around ten times trying to find the most dramatic way through. The only problem I found with the demo is the enormous amounts of screen tearing. It happens nearly every time I touch the right analog stick. Not a ...
by AKAnotu
Mon Oct 27, 2008 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Super Dungeon Rumble.
Replies: 530
Views: 33213

Re: Super Dungeon Rumble

"Well then.....let's do that."
by AKAnotu
Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: You can't sue God..
Replies: 49
Views: 5484

Re: You can't sue God..

So, you're saying that he's wasting taxpayer money on a stupid lawsuit because he thinks it's wrong to spend taxpayer money on stupid lawsuits. I've seen this happen before....where was that again? Oh yeah, it was right here. He's a state legislator, why doesn't he just introduce a bill that makes ...
by AKAnotu
Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:10 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Super Dungeon Rumble.
Replies: 530
Views: 33213

Re: Super Dungeon Rumble

Talell stared at the prophet. He'd never seen him this angry before. "Ummm, hate to point this out here, but isn't killing an entire village...you know....a little harsh? Especially after their whole village burned down? Besides, we have our reward, let's just take it and leave." (Wow Chri...
by AKAnotu
Sun Oct 19, 2008 2:21 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Anywhere, USA (Part 2)
Replies: 984
Views: 104822

Re: Anywhere, USA (Part 2)

(I've had, and still have, several papers, projects, and video games. I'll re-post my intro to the character later, and jump in then. Act as if my post never happened)
by AKAnotu
Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Top Ten Playcounts
Replies: 12
Views: 1270

Re: Top Ten Playcounts

1. More Than a Feeling-Boston (278) 2. Peace of Mind-Boston (275) 3. Float On-Modest Mouse (254) 4. Rock and Roll Band-Boston (239) 5. Foreplay/Long Time-Boston (230) 6. Smokin'-You guessed it. Boston (218) 7. Hitch a Ride- Boston (217) 8. Something About You-Guess (208) [if you chose "Boston,&...
by AKAnotu
Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9218677

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

You know what sucks? Playing Uncharted: Drake's Fortune in a dark room, and spending the whole game thinking: This is a realistic game, there won't be zombies in this mausoleum. And then right when you reach the treasure room.....zombies. I cussed about three times in every breath, on average. @Fell...
by AKAnotu
Sun Oct 05, 2008 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Not when I'M watching [NOW IN ENDGAME, Plays until 31st Dec]
Replies: 6803
Views: 331201

Re: Not when I'M watching [You know, when you've been Keo'd!]

score=29
record=29
Keo'd=1
by AKAnotu
Sun Oct 05, 2008 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Not when I'M watching [NOW IN ENDGAME, Plays until 31st Dec]
Replies: 6803
Views: 331201

Re: Not when I'M watching [You know, when you've been Keo'd!]

Score=28
Record=28
Keo'd=1
by AKAnotu
Fri Oct 03, 2008 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Not when I'M watching [NOW IN ENDGAME, Plays until 31st Dec]
Replies: 6803
Views: 331201

Re: Not when I'M watching [You know, when you've been Keo'd!]

score=23
record=23
keo'd=1
by AKAnotu
Fri Oct 03, 2008 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Not when I'M watching [NOW IN ENDGAME, Plays until 31st Dec]
Replies: 6803
Views: 331201

Re: Not when I'M watching [You know, when you've been Keo'd!]

score=22
record=22
keo'd=1
by AKAnotu
Fri Oct 03, 2008 2:01 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Anywhere, USA (Part 2)
Replies: 984
Views: 104822

Re: Anywhere, USA (Part 2)

Name:Yoshiya "Joshua" Kiryu Pic: images.jpg Joshua's around 14 or 15, with a minty shade of hair. Wears a plain button down shirt, which he leaves untucked, along with a pair of dark pants. Often has a smirk on his face. Medium: Video Game (The World Ends With You) Timeline:Right after def...
by AKAnotu
Fri Oct 03, 2008 12:09 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23681
Views: 1849724

Re: Guess the next poster (thanks a lot, Rodan...[/sarcasm])

And now you are.

Cheese
by AKAnotu
Fri Oct 03, 2008 12:05 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Not when I'M watching [NOW IN ENDGAME, Plays until 31st Dec]
Replies: 6803
Views: 331201

Re: Not when I'M watching [You know, when you've been Keo'd!]

score=21
Record=21
Keoooooooooooo'd=1

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