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by emceng
Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I forgot to study for a test. It was a written test about video games, and ended up being about something like Halo, maybe Halo 2, or just nebulously the franchise. I was worried because I hadn't studied. It was open book, or maybe I tried to sneak reading a book about it. Spent an hour on the test,...
by emceng
Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

We're leaving on vacation on Wednesday. Last night had around 4 dreams that involved forgetting luggage. First forgot all my luggage, and was really upset, especially because I forgot to bring any reading material. Then remembered one t-shirt. Then remembered a small suitcase, that had like 7 t-shir...
by emceng
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Went back to college for a semester or two. Afterwards, was in a hotel room with my sister talking about my job. Think I had gotten a new job, or got an offer or something. It was for like $101k, plus a 2% raise. I started complaining about it, and realized I hated my job, and my life in general. Th...
by emceng
Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Was on a small plane with other people, and we were landing on a floating air base thing. All metal, only a few feet out of the water. We landed safely, but there was turbulence. On the base, it was cold and snowy. We went inside, and at some point I was eating corn, and got a cricket in my mouth, a...
by emceng
Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2542
Views: 374912

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)

I played Shovel Knight at my brother in law's house. Just didn't do it for me. Maybe because I sucked at it and kept dying. Either way, took it off my wish list.
by emceng
Wed Feb 22, 2017 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Forgotten most of it. What I recall - was at a conference of some sort. At one point was sitting around a table for a meal, then the meal finished and everyone started dancing. Was also chatting with a pretty woman next to me, and we danced together. It was really fun, then people's phones started b...
by emceng
Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kickstarter Thread. Everything Goes Here.
Replies: 422
Views: 131583

Re: Kickstarter Thread. Everything Goes Here.

I've backed at least two video games that straight up failed(one buggy, horrible graphics, poor gameplay mess) and the other never finished. Backed a few that did complete(Pillars and Torment). Backed a gaming miniatures, and that was a waste of money. Got a few figures that were of very poor qualit...
by emceng
Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Went to a meat shop, and didn't feel like buying any meat, so they tried to sell me caramel rolls. For some reason bought a maroon mobility scooter. Went to take it home and it wouldn't fit in the trunk of my car, so I tried to return it. I think I bought it at a Goodwill or something, then returned...
by emceng
Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Was with some archaeologists or something. We somehow traveled back in time, and were trying to figure out how far. We went between different sites that had a bunch of clay, because they could dig up artifacts at the places they'd found them in the future. No artifacts meant we were before whatever ...
by emceng
Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Was travelling somewhere, I think with my brother and one of his friends. It was jumbled, but at one point we were trading who was driving, then all of a sudden I was driving to meet them. I took two pills to keep myself awake, then the walls started vibrating and I heard music coming from them. I w...
by emceng
Tue Dec 20, 2016 5:08 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1805
Views: 387895

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

...now reading The Diamond Age: Or, The Young Lady's Illustrated Primer and loving it. Wish I had had someone trying to teach me subversion... Dangit, now I want to re-read that. I really enjoyed it. Currently reading a book for my job, but also for fun reading The Undoing Project about Kahneman an...
by emceng
Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

One - was in a bathroom at work(but in a new building). Someone started opening the door and I realized I hadn't locked it. Hopped up and kept it closed, then worried that whoever it was wouldn't go away. Was at my old house, except the layout was way different. I was in the attic, but it was like 3...
by emceng
Mon Dec 12, 2016 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pillars of Eternity
Replies: 16
Views: 4800

Re: Pillars of Eternity

Well I found out later that I was critically fatigued. I thought I was rested, because I had slept just before that, and I hadn't used any spells yet. But I guess the event at the end of the second area also makes you fatigued or something? The icon for fatigue is exactly the same as in Baldur's ga...
by emceng
Mon Dec 05, 2016 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Lots of dreams. Only thing I can remember. Felt kind of like a film. I was impersonating somebody famous, maybe an author. Was talking to an actor playing somebody, and I think he mentioned how the person I was impersonating was in Iceland recently. I made some comment, then Seal walked out. He was ...
by emceng
Fri Dec 02, 2016 7:54 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kickstarter Thread. Everything Goes Here.
Replies: 422
Views: 131583

Re: Kickstarter Thread. Everything Goes Here.

So I've been thinking about buying Pillars of Eternity. Looks like a good game, the type I'd like. Just looked back and found I backed it on Kickstarter, but never got my game key. Looks like I may have other things I backed and forgot about.
by emceng
Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Dreamed Alex got laid off. Another one, Mike finished his project early.

Very mundane dreams, and irritating. I'm already confused, and dreaming about possible real life events just makes it harder to know wtf is going on.
by emceng
Thu Oct 20, 2016 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Some sort of spy/robbery/murder mystery like movie dream. Most has faded, but recall I was meeting two people - one an older woman, at her apartment/townhome to plan leaving the area or country to hide from pursuers. I may have faked my own death or something. A young couple came to the door, and I ...
by emceng
Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I was part of a group, maybe Federation, that was on a captured planet. We were hiding from the Cardassians and someone else, and were going to launch a sneak attack. Later, I was walking to a church rummage sale with my gf. My parents were going too, and had driven. We ran into them on the way when...
by emceng
Mon Oct 17, 2016 2:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I was the main assistant to a politician(Senator or Rep). Think he was Canadian, as he spoke French and English. He had a stroke, and we were trying to hide it from the media during a campaign. During a press conference I jumped in at the end and put a hand over the mike and then talked in his ear a...
by emceng
Mon Oct 10, 2016 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Lots of weird stuff. Part of it was like I was in a movie with Simon Pegg's chubby sidekick guy. Was locked in a giant building. I was a spy, or was trying to avoid the guards. They were part of a cult. The cult also only ate junk food - sugary, sweet things, which normally I like, but in the dream ...
by emceng
Wed Sep 21, 2016 12:28 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Free network monitor or something
Replies: 2
Views: 1815

Re: Free network monitor or something

Well it's this router:

http://www.belkin.com/us/p/P-F9K1102/

But we also have a
http://www.belkin.com/us/F9K1106/p/P-F9K1106/

Which complicates things.
by emceng
Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:14 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Free network monitor or something
Replies: 2
Views: 1815

Free network monitor or something

So I now have four adults in my household, all using the internet. I would like to see what devices are using the network, how much bandwidth they're using, and maybe set limits sometimes.

What's a good way to do this? Just via the router?
by emceng
Thu Sep 15, 2016 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2542
Views: 374912

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)

Free steam copy of Tropico 4 for the next couple days. https://www.humblebundle.com/store/tropico-4-free-game It's one of the great city builder games. It tends to get overlooked but I think it's must-play for the genre. Dang, guess I missed this. It's showing for $3.74 right now, but considering I...
by emceng
Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dark Souls 3
Replies: 41
Views: 5170

Re: Dark Souls 3

I think those numbers were reversed - soul spear does slightly more damage, at the cost of way, way more mana. Anyway, the more I play the less I am enjoying 3. That is primarily due to the bosses. I really don't like the two phase system. I'm making it through the non-boss areas if not easily at le...
by emceng
Wed Aug 17, 2016 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I was driving down the interstate at 85 or so, and went to change lanes. The road was wet, so when I changed lanes the car went off the road and went flying. It tumbled around, then landed upright again. I got out, and was fine. Then the car turned into a rental car, and I was worried about insuranc...
by emceng
Wed Jul 27, 2016 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Was on vacation in Hawaii with the family and girlfriend. Was upset with myself because for some reason I only brought one book along. Was trying to figure out where to get more books. Also walked around outside exploring beaches, then found this kind of hidden beach farther along, and a party was s...
by emceng
Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Was at a baseball game. Batter hit to between pitcher and 1st. Both guys ran to get it. Pitcher grabbed it, threw it to home, and hit an ump that was between him and the plate. Then the home plate ump threw him a new ball, which he threw back and hit that ump(all unintentional). Then later I was lay...
by emceng
Thu Jul 14, 2016 5:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Was in a massive battle against stormtroopers. It was part strategy board/video game, and part first person live action. I was built like The Hulk, or slightly smaller. At one point was in a stairwell and grabbed an enemy, put him over my head, and threw him down the center of the stairwell. I was t...
by emceng
Wed Jul 13, 2016 4:29 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 731
Views: 202689

Re: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of

Only remember a vague scene. I think it was a movie about music or a band. The guys are talking about bass guitar, maybe about why they don't need one or what's the point. A black guy explains that bass provides the beat and feeling of the music, that makes women want the band members. He may have r...
by emceng
Mon Jul 11, 2016 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dark Souls 3
Replies: 41
Views: 5170

Re: Dark Souls 3

Further study - soul spear is dreadful. I don't recall the exact numbers, but against guys in the archives great soul arrow did like 236, and soul spear 226. And that's for I think almost 3 times the mana. What the hell?
by emceng
Wed Jul 06, 2016 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dark Souls 3
Replies: 41
Views: 5170

Re: Dark Souls 3

Still playing, still somewhat enjoying it. A few things are making me unhappy. First, I don't like that every freaking boss has a 'stage two'. Previous games just had bosses that were bosses. Fight them, done. With the two stage fights I'm many times getting bored with the first half, and frustrated...
by emceng
Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

My father was helping one other guy carry something heavy for a masonic ritual. He was getting inducted into something. I kept asking to do it for him because he gets tired so easily due to cancer. He kept refusing. At some point we were sitting up in bleachers watching the ritual prep, which was ju...
by emceng
Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

My sister and I were on a trip. We stayed in a hotel, then left after the weekend, and came back the next Friday. We walked in the room, and it was a mess. I was confused because I didn't think I'd paid to keep the room, and even if I had the maid hadn't stopped by in the days we were gone. I was th...
by emceng
Thu Jun 16, 2016 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Bits and pieces. Was being chased through a hospital and/or library. At one point went out some double doors, and jumped or fell down some stairs, then up other stairs at a right angle to the first set. Then for some reason started bashing in part of a wall because the stairs ended in a wall, and wh...
by emceng
Wed Jun 15, 2016 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

It was night. Was sneaking in to a school gym, through windows that were high up on the wall. Think I was leaving a party or avoiding an annoying group of people. Came in, and saw my sister in law sitting on the end of the bleachers near me near the top. She made a comment about something, then I we...
by emceng
Sat Jun 11, 2016 10:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

My family was going to my father's law school graduation. He was driving us in a van and kept getting madder and madder because he couldn't find a place to park. He circled the block and all of a sudden the cars were in diffreent spots, showing that he could have parked along this one road. Then we ...
by emceng
Tue Jun 07, 2016 6:12 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1805
Views: 387895

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

I have been on a reading kick lately, mostly light-ish fantasy. Picked up On a Pale Horse on Saturday to re-read, and finished it by Sunday afternoon. Read Songs of the Earth by Elspeth Cooper, and thought it was pretty bad. Pretty sure the author had a major crush(or more) at some point with a teac...
by emceng
Mon Jun 06, 2016 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Saturday night - I walked through a door at work, and was headed to the safety lab. As I walked by, I overheard a co-worker say something about how she needed the person on the phone to repeat themselves. She said she'd eaten a pot brownie on Saturday, and she was still a bit out of it because of th...
by emceng
Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Starting to fade, but...Was at the airport, and randomly saw my brother. We talked about stuff. Was on a plane, and the seats were sideways. The pilot flew the plane upside down and skimmed the ground before going in to land. Was in a hotel, and it was a survival free for all thing. I was looking fo...
by emceng
Wed Jun 01, 2016 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3219
Views: 524881

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I was in a darkened store, like a Kohl's or Penney's. I was there with a few other people, and we were stocking the hanging things that hold shirts on hangers. It was a race or competition against the clock. Some of the people there made fun of me because I didn't do well the first few times, becaus...

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