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by Yoshisummons
Fri Feb 06, 2015 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Diablo III
Replies: 2186
Views: 300256

Re: Diablo III

So I nabbed the vanilla version around 2 weeks ago to unwind while listening to favorite podcasts and etc. After running through the story mode on torment I multiple times I've been getting only one/two set items per entire run. Is the drop rate really that low or is there a specifc set of hoops I n...
by Yoshisummons
Wed Apr 09, 2014 3:50 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: FTL - ohcrapshieldsaredown!
Replies: 352
Views: 56900

Re: FTL - ohcrapshieldsaredown!

To unlock the A model you need to do a quest in the game under specific conditions, to unlock the B version you need to get 2/3 of the achievements with the type A version and for type C you need to get to the final stage with the type B. Really love the tier 2 chainlaser and the new atypical ways t...
by Yoshisummons
Tue Jan 28, 2014 7:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual* Velociraptor Cage For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 4089

Re: Actual* Velociraptor Cage For Sale

Didn't a guy get horribly murdered in the opening scene of the movie when they were moving the raptor in that thing? Pass.
by Yoshisummons
Tue Jan 28, 2014 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: You can't prove a negative : why, logically?
Replies: 25
Views: 5022

Re: You can't prove a negative : why, logically?

But what if it's a very well insulated container, and is also invisible?
by Yoshisummons
Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1494
Views: 205024

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

I'd like to vote that the last age(the age of entertainment) be changed to the Maximum Fun-Fun Ultra Super Happy Age . I would argue that the information age would have more to do with the large collection of information for predictive analytic's like Target using shopping information to advertize t...
by Yoshisummons
Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Worm : Parahuman Web Serial - Comic Booky
Replies: 15
Views: 17799

Re: Worm : Parahuman Web Serial - Comic Booky

I blasted through this story in a week in December and loved it. Although to be fair through most of the story I kept saying in my mind "so this is what misery porn looks like" with the few happy moments between all the depressing stuff. I really liked how the information and probability b...
by Yoshisummons
Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: British gov. wants all sex websites blocked by default
Replies: 54
Views: 11712

Re: British gov. wants all sex websites blocked by default

Doesn't the statistic of 83% of the kids knowing how to protect themselves on the internet already show that parents have done at the very least a decent job of teaching their kids to be responsible about the internet? It says 83% of the 8 to 11 year olds SAID they knew how to protect themselves on...
by Yoshisummons
Thu Jan 16, 2014 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: British gov. wants all sex websites blocked by default
Replies: 54
Views: 11712

Re: British gov. wants all sex websites blocked by default

Doesn't the statistic of 83% of the kids knowing how to protect themselves on the internet already show that parents have done at the very least a decent job of teaching their kids to be responsible about the internet?
by Yoshisummons
Wed Jan 15, 2014 2:21 am UTC
Forum: Fictional Science
Topic: Is an intelligent egg-laying alien race possible?
Replies: 115
Views: 23697

Re: Is an intelligent egg-laying alien race possible?

Just because birds are born without fully formed skulls, but it does not mean that a hatchling can achieve the same amount of intelligence as a mammal overall. Being birthed without a fully formed skull is because if the brain in the offspring while still in the womb/egg grows any larger ie: develo...
by Yoshisummons
Mon Jan 13, 2014 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: Fictional Science
Topic: Is an intelligent egg-laying alien race possible?
Replies: 115
Views: 23697

Re: Is an intelligent egg-laying alien race possible?

I mean if we want to go with this brain bio mass percentage unit then wouldn't comparing placental mammals to marsupials that are in the same general weight class/fill the same ecological niche be the best way to compensate for the small sample size of marsupial species in comparison? So far the gen...
by Yoshisummons
Thu Jan 09, 2014 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Doing naughty art of your comic characters...
Replies: 13
Views: 8728

Re: Doing naughty art of your comic characters...

Dare I ask what a OCS is? The best candidates I could find were Only-Child-Syndrome, Oreo-Cookie-Syndrome, and Owl-Crime-Squad. (Now all I have left is the sadness that I lack the artistic skills to draw owls wearing suggestive crime investigator outfits. I think that qualifies as a sentence that wa...
by Yoshisummons
Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13901
Views: 1846018

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Hah! Now I feel vindicated on getting new flip phone(new as in it came in a box with dust all over it) a couple months back!
by Yoshisummons
Mon Dec 23, 2013 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Neverwinter Nights I and II
Replies: 51
Views: 17121

Re: Neverwinter Nights I and II

Yea I was having that trouble as well but you should be able to remap it to the tab key or one of your choosing. Other than that good luck! :D
by Yoshisummons
Sun Dec 22, 2013 3:51 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Neverwinter Nights I and II
Replies: 51
Views: 17121

Re: Neverwinter Nights I and II

That's good to hear! Been blasting NWN I/II and BG I/II rolling with a wizard everytime(don't do this). They seem to stuff the game with waves upon waves of enemies which frankly I felt added nothing to the game other than to make me have to rest between every bloody batch of enemies and more of a g...
by Yoshisummons
Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Neverwinter Nights I and II
Replies: 51
Views: 17121

Re: Neverwinter Nights I and II

I actually recently played through the original campaigns of both games recently, are you possibly talking about this section? I don't know what could be wrong other than maybe you haven't looked at the fours books on the four pedestals but hopefully you can spot the secret doors on the outside wall...
by Yoshisummons
Mon Dec 16, 2013 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: British gov. wants all sex websites blocked by default
Replies: 54
Views: 11712

Re: British gov. wants all sex websites blocked by default

Damn necromancy! Clicked on the Monty Python song link then when it was taken down by youtube I chuckled over it as if it was a meta-joke, and then I saw the post date :( . So is this just one service provider volunteering to have this system, then what's the problem? Well obviously past the part wh...
by Yoshisummons
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:54 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Hobbit
Replies: 217
Views: 72513

Re: The Hobbit

Well they do have that +1 dexterity -1 constitution modifier.
by Yoshisummons
Tue Nov 26, 2013 2:27 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Couple Found Guilty of Murder, followed parenting book
Replies: 219
Views: 23893

Re: Couple Found Guilty of Murder, followed parenting book

Using the slippery slope argument for the record puts a really dirty taste in my mouth but this is something that I'd personally wouldn't trust myself with it because once I play a scenario in my head what would come next after trying to limit these awful parenting books my dark side goes ":twi...
by Yoshisummons
Tue Nov 26, 2013 1:40 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown
Replies: 456
Views: 121637

Re: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown

Oh I remember after not playing xcom for 3 months firing it up to play enemy within on impossible and on the third turn of the first mission a sectoid teleported behind three of my guys and crit shot one, causing 2 panics and the second sectoid rounding the corner to flank and killed my remaining no...
by Yoshisummons
Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Couple Found Guilty of Murder, followed parenting book
Replies: 219
Views: 23893

Re: Couple Found Guilty of Murder, followed parenting book

But isn't the mere precedent of putting that kind of label on particular books that we currently think is alright to do is also breaking the very first initial barrier of entry to put warning labels on other things that people find morally repugnant. I think what I'm trying to say is that setting a ...
by Yoshisummons
Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown
Replies: 456
Views: 121637

Re: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown

Oh and also there is also the fact that mech soldier's require more kills(exp) to be promoted. Also I can't seem to find the actual cost of meld(since that's the limiting resource) to repair the mec suits on any of the wiki's. i Even on Ironman you can restart the initial mission/final mission and a...
by Yoshisummons
Fri Nov 22, 2013 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown
Replies: 456
Views: 121637

Re: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown

After one play-through on Impossible Ironman everything except Mimetic skin in the gene lab just did not wow me at all compared to the utility of a mech sponge(seriously just strap a support in a mech and just watch it tank everything you can't kill in that turn) in the early game. My game went extr...
by Yoshisummons
Mon Nov 18, 2013 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The "People In My Kitchen" Fallacy?
Replies: 18
Views: 12090

Re: The "People In My Kitchen" Fallacy?

Wait how is scratching an itch with a rake immoral? If anything the words "pleasure seeker" ought to be actions to elevate happiness utility above the baseline of happiness instead of actions to reset to the baseline. Thanks for satisfying my Today I Learned requirement ST.
by Yoshisummons
Fri Nov 15, 2013 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Southern Methodist University student solves rape
Replies: 240
Views: 20032

Re: Southern Methodist University student solves rape

And also, just as productive as most of the advice given on this thread that men can give to women, the cycle is now complete.
by Yoshisummons
Fri Nov 15, 2013 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: STAR! Trek into Darkness?
Replies: 165
Views: 42565

Re: STAR! Trek into Darkness?

I always thought the 'hardness' of sci-fi was more about it being based on real stuff and less on consistency side. Heck with all the books/movies/shows/games from the Star Wars universe you could argue it's just as consistent if not more(though that's mostly because they give explanations of how st...
by Yoshisummons
Wed Nov 13, 2013 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28295
Views: 2455840

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

JudeMorrigan wrote:There are times humanity *really* tries to test my faith in it.

Here's something to cheer you up and Addams I for some reason deep down want to think you wrote that for the sole purpose of abusing the car -> cat filter, and I want to thank you for it :D .
by Yoshisummons
Sat Oct 19, 2013 12:21 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: .dll woes
Replies: 2
Views: 2166

.dll woes

Ok after a windows update last Sunday my sister's computer has a error where the file lpk.dll is missing making me unable to run any programs even in safemode. After not being able to run any virus scans I went into cmd and ran sfc /scannow and it encountered an error at 29%. Doing a system restore ...
by Yoshisummons
Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The brain of Henry Molaison, the Momento Man
Replies: 27
Views: 4710

Re: The brain of Henry Molaison, the Momento Man

First off I feel bad for noticing this thread was made three years ago after reading it all. Also, why was this mentioned in the New Yorker recently? Exempting the hindsight bias I find it hard to pass harsh judgement on the doctor for poor experimental methodology when only 15% of doctors get the f...
by Yoshisummons
Mon Oct 14, 2013 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1277: "Ayn Random"
Replies: 534
Views: 60624

Re: 1277: "Ayn Random"

Ok I just wrote a long-ass, detailed reply to many comments but the software tells me it was flagged as spam... Is there anything I can do about that? The forums flag posts with links from forum accounts with less than 5 posts total. What omgryebread said, and with all the new posters already in th...
by Yoshisummons
Mon Oct 07, 2013 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Galilean:x' with respect to S'? AND SPECIAL BONUS x' = x-d?
Replies: 908
Views: 131925

Re: The wheels on the bus

Hello, compulsive lurker here that has been around since the original pressure thread and still pretty confused on this whole situation(thingy), and I just want to clear some issues in my own head. I feel I should start by saying I'm still in the middle of my Math education so please keep it nice an...
by Yoshisummons
Fri Sep 13, 2013 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: [Biology] Are we pooing correctly?
Replies: 24
Views: 4579

Re: [Biology] Are we pooing correctly?

Cracked did an segment about this a while ago about this here we go http://www.cracked.com/article_19121_7-basic-things-you-wont-believe-youre-all-doing-wrong.html . From the sources that article cites mostly diverticular disease(sounds lovely), and a main cause of hemorrhoids. I'm rather strapped f...
by Yoshisummons
Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Debt Ceiling Round 3? 4?
Replies: 340
Views: 31123

Re: Debt Ceiling Round 3? 4?

Xenomortis wrote:*flips coin*
Go team blue!

(am I doing this right?)

No you have to roll a D2 like all the cool kids.
by Yoshisummons
Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:11 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Almost a quarter of men admit to rape in parts of Asia
Replies: 28
Views: 3792

Re: Almost a quarter of men admit to rape in parts of Asia

Start off by playing soap operas over the radio that involve families with a more level power field among couples for starters. Super cheap in terms of social engineering but I'm not saying it's entirely clear from a moral standpoint. Education for all is also definitely another method of making spe...
by Yoshisummons
Tue Sep 10, 2013 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0062: "Falling With Helium"
Replies: 68
Views: 14683

Re: What-If 0062: "Falling With Helium"

You an only post links if you already had 5 posts to your account previously. The tanks they sell with such a high pressure are mostly made of very heavy materials. I can already see the Bond movie where the bad guy tosses Bond out of a jet in flight tied to a helium tank to kill him but Bond uses i...
by Yoshisummons
Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:29 pm UTC
Forum: Fictional Science
Topic: Motivations of Aliens to Visit Earth
Replies: 135
Views: 30478

Re: Motivations of Aliens to Visit Earth

Like others said trade in non-bulk goods luxuries and ideas/art etc. and even the potential ability to have a group of sentient beings that think very different than you(provided the small chance of them even recognizing us as creatures worth talking to (apes and angels and all of that). A culturall...
by Yoshisummons
Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Facebook vs. Google+
Replies: 22
Views: 5477

Re: Facebook vs. Google+

As someone off-the-grid so to speak I don't see why someone would choose one over the other when the primary reason to be on the social site is to interact with people. If everybody is on one particular site the competition would have advantages in functionality. To be honest the only tangential pos...
by Yoshisummons
Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: My Pokemanz, let me show you them...
Replies: 541
Views: 103802

Re: My Pokemanz, let me show you them...

They must be confusing fairies with dryads or whatever. The terminology for this stuff is so mangled in pop culture at this point I don't see why to get worked up over it. They either added fairies in because of balance reasons(lol), or because they want Evee to eventually have 25 evolutions. Lookin...
by Yoshisummons
Wed Sep 04, 2013 11:59 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4372
Views: 645423

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

Oh dear god I meant crunchyroll :oops:, sleep deprivation does that I guess, but yes thanks.
by Yoshisummons
Wed Sep 04, 2013 3:06 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4372
Views: 645423

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

Do you mean Crankyroll?

Angel Beat's spoiler
Spoiler:
Oh ok so they used handwavium to throw in the heart metaphors at the end
by Yoshisummons
Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4372
Views: 645423

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

I would hardly call it super great fantastical awesome but I still liked it in the end(hell it's on Netflix online when I watched it a couple months ago). If the place is a purgatory for kids that didn't lead fulfilling lives or whatever then why does the protagonist appear in the place long aft...

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