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by Nya
Sat Feb 02, 2008 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: MMO Recommendations?
Replies: 41
Views: 4959

Re: MMO Recommendations?

If you like PvP, wait some months and play Warhammer Online.
by Nya
Thu Jan 31, 2008 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: To MMORPG, or not to MMORPG
Replies: 48
Views: 5795

To MMORPG, or not to MMORPG

Today I finally applied for a guild in the upcoming Warhammer Online. My friends have been bugging me about the guild for a while now, but I was always declining saying that I have more important stuff to do and that MMORPGs are like cocaine. Today, I thought about it. The courses on university are ...
by Nya
Thu Jan 31, 2008 9:13 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Best *nix Desktop Environment/Window Manager/whatever
Replies: 243
Views: 49451

Re: Best *nix Desktop Environment/Window Manager/whatever

I use gnome/xfce/openbox. Mainly because they look the most elegant. I cannot stand any of the themes for KDE and I hate Amarok with a passion, why is everything KDE just so damn ugly. KDE is for kids, it has to be. Why is everything so glossy, why are the icons so glossy, it's really annoying. You...
by Nya
Thu Jan 31, 2008 8:09 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Best *nix Desktop Environment/Window Manager/whatever
Replies: 243
Views: 49451

Re: Best *nix Desktop Environment/Window Manager/whatever

http://www.isholf.is/hringur/lotr4_files/troll.jpg KDE is the finest Desktop Environment that Linux has to offer right now. I had to use GNOME for a while and I didn't like it's lack of configurability. Yup, Linus is a troll, but I still agree with most of his points regarding GNOME. Every time I s...
by Nya
Thu Jan 31, 2008 7:49 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Vim inconveniences
Replies: 36
Views: 6426

Re: Vim inconveniences

by Nya
Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0377: "Journal 2"
Replies: 346
Views: 55753

Re: "Journal 2" Discussion

Randall is on to something!
by Nya
Wed Jan 30, 2008 3:02 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Podcasts!
Replies: 19
Views: 2293

Re: Podcasts!

I used to listen to podcasts on the way to the university when my iPod was still working. Interesting ones: The Skeptics Guide to the Universe - It was a good show, full of news and an enjoyable commentary on them. The Linux Action Show - Linux one. It was good and all. But their love of Ubuntu bore...
by Nya
Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: not owning an ipod?
Replies: 137
Views: 10597

Re: not owning an ipod?

I have a broken iPod Video 60GB. I can't listen to music, but with Rockbox in it, I can play Breakout in the subway.
If I had to buy a new device I would totally buy an iPod Video 60GB again, put Rockbox in it and play Breakout in the subway while listening to music.
by Nya
Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gift ideas
Replies: 16
Views: 1424

Re: Gift ideas

Cool timepieces, you say? Tokyoflash to the rescue :D Great site! And it's free-shipping-on-over-63euro-orders offer is superb. Most of the watches there, tho, are geeky or just for the pose. I would not give an 80 euro watch as a present if that person would not wear it for real(only autistics wou...
by Nya
Tue Jan 29, 2008 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1824
Views: 483644

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?

These last 4 months I've read absolutely no literature, unfortunately. On the other side, tho, I've been studying every bit of computer science knowledge that comes to my hands. I'll try to start a literature reading routine every day, on Easter and keep it up. And aw my! the things I have to read. ...
by Nya
Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gift ideas
Replies: 16
Views: 1424

Re: Gift ideas

Some years ago, I gave my sister a photo of mine as her birthday present, I also wrote the following in the back of it:

"You are lucky you have me as a brother.
Your brother."


She liked it. A lot.

You should consider it too.
by Nya
Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep patterns
Replies: 207
Views: 15671

Re: Sleep patterns

I have a weird sleeping schedule. When I have Uni classes on the morning (usually at 10:00 or 12:00) I usually sleep at 03:00 and I wake up two hours before the class (I'm leaving quite far away). When I don't have Uni classes on the morning I sleep somewhere between 05:00 and 08:00 and I usually wa...
by Nya
Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:43 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Using programs with the "wrong" desktop manager
Replies: 18
Views: 4090

Re: Using programs with the "wrong" desktop manager

Noughmad wrote:
d3adf001 wrote:
Dingbats wrote:
Noughmad wrote:
Dingbats wrote:Yeah, I know, I use apt all the time, but I still worry about dependencies:
May I ask you why?

I have no rational reason at all.


messed up packages?
Some things are apt-able. For everything else, there's ldd.


Amen, brother.
by Nya
Mon Jan 28, 2008 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Using programs with the "wrong" desktop manager
Replies: 18
Views: 4090

Re: Using programs with the "wrong" desktop manager

segmentation fault wrote:
Nya wrote:or because they prefer loading only the necessary libraries. Loading gnome-terminal while on KDE will also pull libgnome with it, which is quite a burden for the average 1GB RAM computer.


like i said, elitist/purist.

if youre concerned about your ram stop using a desktop environment.


Awesome.
by Nya
Mon Jan 28, 2008 12:29 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Feature-Rich Linux
Replies: 35
Views: 9204

Re: Feature-Rich Linux

calling all ye linux experts! calling all ye linux experts! I got a new desktop and i've decided it's strictly for linux. Since I'm not going for anything in specific, except a desktop internet-browsing machine, I was wondering what the most eye-candy'd version of linux exists. I'm looking for cont...
by Nya
Sat Jan 26, 2008 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Using programs with the "wrong" desktop manager
Replies: 18
Views: 4090

Re: Using programs with the "wrong" desktop manager

I'm cool with running Amarok on Gnome, or the gnome terminal in KDE. Why are so many people against it? because they are elitist/purist and are looking for a reason to think they are better than you. or because they prefer loading only the necessary libraries. Loading gnome-terminal while on KDE wi...
by Nya
Sat Jan 26, 2008 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What do you listen to when you study?
Replies: 63
Views: 7872

Re: What do you listen to when you study?

Back when I was studying stuff that I didn't want to study, I would listen to something soft that would not distract me, like Mark Knopfler, Jazz or Classical music. When I was having exams on stuff that I didn't want to study, I would study with no music. Now that I only study stuff that I like to ...
by Nya
Thu Jan 24, 2008 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Annoying things that happened to you today
Replies: 1053
Views: 144848

Re: Annoying things that happened to you today

The last week I've been a living vampire. I've been sleeping the whole day, staying up all the night. Yesterday, I went out just after having a bath without a windbreaker and with my hair all wet (I don't know why). Today I'm sick, I've been sleeping all day, I can't study, and I'm having semester e...
by Nya
Thu Jan 24, 2008 4:52 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Best *nix Desktop Environment/Window Manager/whatever
Replies: 243
Views: 49451

Re: Desktops and UIs

http://www.isholf.is/hringur/lotr4_files/troll.jpg KDE is the finest Desktop Environment that Linux has to offer right now. I had to use GNOME for a while and I didn't like it's lack of configurability. Yup, Linus is a troll, but I still agree with most of his points regarding GNOME. Every time I s...
by Nya
Wed Jan 23, 2008 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ideas for an adventure.
Replies: 87
Views: 7080

Re: Ideas for an adventure.

I insist that you take a recording device and keep a diary. In front of her. Then post the transcript. "7:12 pm: It seems to be going well, although she seems ill at ease. I can't understand why." "7:14 pm: She has asked me to stop recording everything. I have agreed." "7:3...
by Nya
Tue Jan 22, 2008 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ideas for an adventure.
Replies: 87
Views: 7080

Re: Ideas for an adventure.

Handing out cookies or jelly would be a bad idea, especially in London. People will view it with suspicion and you might get arrested. I'm pretty sure that handing out desserts isn't against the law. If it is, I'll get to be a prisoner of conscience. I suppose going to prison is an adventure! Going...
by Nya
Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ideas for an adventure.
Replies: 87
Views: 7080

Re: Ideas for an adventure.

-Starting Inventory: 2xBicycle, 2xSleepingBag, 1xMap -Meeting at 16:30 (For the sun to be down. Make sure to check the weather forecast, you won't like rain.) -Start cycling. No need to hurry. Relax. -2 hours of relaxed cycling after, you will be out of London. Find a small friendly village. -Drink ...
by Nya
Tue Jan 22, 2008 11:18 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books everyone seems to like that you think are bad
Replies: 129
Views: 10558

Re: Books everyone seems to like that you think are bad

Pratchett talk : I'm a long time Neil Gaiman fan. I've read his graphical novels and some of his books. One day I decided to also read Good Omens that was co-written with Pratchett and I've heard great words about him too. I loved it. I liked it's satire, it's mythology-references, the parts that I...
by Nya
Mon Jan 21, 2008 10:56 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fallout 3!
Replies: 1500
Views: 148242

Re: Fallout 3!

I don't know if Bethesda will make it with capturing the whole Fallout feeling, but I'm totally satisfied from the available screen-shots.
by Nya
Mon Jan 21, 2008 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books everyone seems to like that you think are bad
Replies: 129
Views: 10558

Re: Books everyone seems to like that you think are bad

I didn't like The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. It was interesting, but I didn't like the whole "life path" concept and the continuous metaphors. I'm not saying it's a bad book, but it didn't give me the "food for thought" it promised.
by Nya
Mon Jan 21, 2008 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: New characters for Soul Calibur 4 (theoretical)
Replies: 41
Views: 7591

Re: New characters for Soul Calibur 4 (theoretical)

Chise from Saikano.
by Nya
Mon Jan 21, 2008 3:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Achievements!
Replies: 23
Views: 1919

Re: Achievements!

I don't have an X-Box but I have wasted many hours playing Halo with a friend in X-Box Live. One day my friend rented Marvel: Ultimate Alliance and we started playing multiplayer when we got this achievement:
You have a friend!

Simply awesome.
by Nya
Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:04 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Interesting Roleplaying and LARP Stories
Replies: 149
Views: 21308

Re: Interesting D&D Stories

Unfortunately, evne tho I've read the basic D&D books and have played many D20 based RPGs, I could never find a good group to play with. I started playing with my cousins but soon enough we run to troubles like: DM: Okay, John, you are left with 2 HP and it's your turn, what do you do? John: Ehm...
by Nya
Mon Jan 21, 2008 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Come on! Why are you not dancing?!
Replies: 17
Views: 1675

Re: Come on! Why are you not dancing?!

Some of you, gentlemen, are being bad. Like I said, the girl knew me well enough to know that I won't dance with her. If I were to explain exactly where I knew this girl from and how many years I knew her, my first post would be big and pointless. I don't need advices on this matter (I already state...
by Nya
Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Come on! Why are you not dancing?!
Replies: 17
Views: 1675

Re: Come on! Why are you not dancing?!

first of all this "bitch" probably didnt know you dont like dancing since you've never really hung out with her. She jsut saw you standing there, alone, surrounded by people having a good time no matter how ridiculous they look and thought "maybe he's just shy. maybe he's not having ...
by Nya
Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Shoes (And the Posting of Them)
Replies: 96
Views: 11074

Re: Shoes (And the Posting of Them)

Image

I've been buying these shoes for the last three years. I have bought them three times, and I love them. They also love me too.
by Nya
Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Come on! Why are you not dancing?!
Replies: 17
Views: 1675

Come on! Why are you not dancing?!

Next time a girl comes to me in a bar/club and tells me "Hey! Come on! Why are you not dancing? Come on, dance! Hey, let's dance!" and starts "dancing" around trying to "make" me dance, I swear to IPU that I will grab her head and ram it to the wall. Once again, it hap...
by Nya
Sun Jan 20, 2008 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Making the world a weirder place
Replies: 1920
Views: 179922

Re: Making the world a weirder place

Also, I've been making my nonsense little poems (the last one was a hit too. My friends are still singing it.) Really? Can we see it? It's not in English, 20% of the words are imaginary (taken from the pool of cute words I mentioned before), and it would spoil it if I just spitted the lyrics out he...
by Nya
Sun Jan 20, 2008 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Prison Break
Replies: 7
Views: 1827

Re: Prison Break

I think Prison Break might just be my favourite show (currently airing on tv) . The characters are amazing --Mahone and T-Bag being the most intriguing -- and the plots they create are brilliant. And I love cliffhangers, they're what keep me interested, and Prison Break ends almost every episode wi...
by Nya
Sun Jan 20, 2008 8:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Making the world a weirder place
Replies: 1920
Views: 179922

Re: Making the world a weirder place

Great thread! Most posts made me laugh because I've done or thought something similar. For example, the high-five while you are running. I was doing that in my gym class back in high-school. We also found out that most people respond to a female dual-hand high five (placing your hands parallel to th...
by Nya
Sun Jan 20, 2008 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 443374

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Killing 56K since January]

Ended wrote:
Marvin wrote:
Ended wrote:I just posted this in Hardware because of the Samurize config, but I like how it looks, so it's going here as well.

how did you get those system stats on desktop? what program?

Samurize. Conky is the Linux equivalent.


What the... I didn't notice the Start menu in the bottom.
:X
by Nya
Sun Jan 20, 2008 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Prison Break
Replies: 7
Views: 1827

Prison Break

I have not watched many TV shows. Most of what I've watched are comedies (Friends, Family Guy, Simpsons, Futurama, etc), and the occasional CSI:Miami or Las Vegas when I had nothing to do. Lately (as in the last two years) there has been a buzz for TV Shows like Lost, Heroes and Prison Break. I've b...
by Nya
Sun Jan 20, 2008 3:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 443374

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Killing 56K since January]

:3

Image

Marvin wrote:
Ended wrote:I just posted this in Hardware because of the Samurize config, but I like how it looks, so it's going here as well.

how did you get those system stats on desktop? what program?


It's called Conky
by Nya
Sun Jan 20, 2008 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: primer
Replies: 54
Views: 11219

Re: Primer

Primer was interesting but not THAT interesting to watch it twice and understand it better. Actually, when I finished it, I was so confused that I only thought that there were only 3 timelines. I checked the wikipedia Primer entry and saw that there were like 9 timelines. I tried watching it again, ...
by Nya
Sun Jan 20, 2008 2:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9358876

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

must...get...back...to....algebra

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