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by iamevn
Mon Jan 02, 2012 3:13 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2631
Views: 462484

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

The Ship, the ship single player (one game) I've also received a second copy of the ship. A game I already own. I love that they gave me two copies of a game I already own. If anyone wants to trade, cool. If anyone wants them period, I'm also fine with giving them away. Other than the coal. I'll gi...
by iamevn
Fri Dec 09, 2011 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl
Replies: 55
Views: 8606

Re: STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl

GSC was closed, all employers are fired. Stalker 2 will never be released. I have that depression feel Somebody with an IP pointing to GSC posted this this morning on krautchan GSC'S twitter initially denied it, but that post has been deleted now. also http://galyonkin.com/2011/12/09/gsc-zakryilas/...
by iamevn
Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:36 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Black Mesa (Very Sourcy!)
Replies: 187
Views: 29864

Re: Black Mesa (Very Sourcy!)

Saw that this thread got bumped recently and was very disappointed when I checked the site.
Looking at the wiki, there are some fairly recent files uploaded, but I have no idea if that indicates much progress :(
by iamevn
Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:25 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Texas judge beats his daughter for gaming [trigger warning]
Replies: 110
Views: 17776

Re: Texas judge beats his daughter for gaming [trigger warni

Hilary's twitter wrote:It is my wish that people stop threatening my father and start offering professional help. That is what he really needs.


Well that would be a fairly mature stance she's taking
by iamevn
Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:32 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Happy 10th Birthday Windows XP!
Replies: 25
Views: 3700

Re: Happy 10th Birthday Windows XP!

iirc, win+D is show desktop. Just hides everything open. (same function as bottom right aero button)
win+M minimizes the current window to taskbar.

Not absolute on those, not on my desktop at the moment :D
by iamevn
Sat Sep 10, 2011 7:15 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9337
Views: 1308482

Re: Minecraft

Once 1.8 comes out, I propose that a small group of us set out through the nether to travel a long distance away and get to the new biomes on the server, and there set up a new society. Anyone with me? We could/should link the nether portals with a railway, and cover it to protect from ghasts. I've...
by iamevn
Sat Sep 10, 2011 5:49 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9337
Views: 1308482

Re: Minecraft

Has anyone found an NPC village yet? :D I'm *contemplating* downloading the beta beta. Not sure, though. Well I've found villages... they are lacking in NPCs (I think NPCs are planned for a later update) http://i.imgur.com/c8tSC.jpg There seems to be several different buildings that it arranges ran...
by iamevn
Sat Sep 03, 2011 2:29 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Xenoblade
Replies: 30
Views: 6544

Re: Xenoblade

Arrgghhhhh Bump BUmp Bump why is no-one posting about this game? The fact its not available in North America I'm sure isn't helping things. The only legal way to play it would be to import it, then import a Wii as well and hope your TV supports PAL. I'm still playing Deus Ex at the moment, but I'm ...
by iamevn
Tue Aug 30, 2011 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gizmodo Girl Writes Scathing "Magic" Article
Replies: 61
Views: 11868

Re: Gizmodo Girl Writes Scathing "Magic" Article

Maybe I'm an OKCupid asshole for calling it that way. Maybe I'm shallow for not being able to see past Jon's world title. I'll own that. But there's a larger point here: that judging people on shallow stuff is human nature; one person's Magic is another person's fingernail biting, or sports obsessi...
by iamevn
Tue Aug 23, 2011 8:16 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Ace of Spades: Minecraft with guns!
Replies: 5
Views: 3282

Re: Ace of Spades: Minecraft with guns!

one of my favorite things to do in this is start tunneling around the edges of the map so nobody finds my tunnels and get right up next to the river and pop out and shoot a few greens and then back up into my tunnels closing the way behind me so nobody stumbles across it. I've been on a server where...
by iamevn
Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:02 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Ultimate glitch thread
Replies: 51
Views: 7716

Re: Ultimate glitch thread

I was watching a stream of someone messing around with a super mario bros rom and a tool that randomly corrupt it. Not quite on topic, but a whole lot of fun when he found interesting setups. Can you post the URL to the stream if it was archived? I'd love to see it, thanks. :D It was quite a while ...
by iamevn
Mon Aug 22, 2011 2:39 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Ultimate glitch thread
Replies: 51
Views: 7716

Re: Ultimate glitch thread

I was watching a stream of someone messing around with a super mario bros rom and a tool that randomly corrupt it. Not quite on topic, but a whole lot of fun when he found interesting setups. As a kid I spent hours trying to mess up Pokemon Red as bad as I could without a gameshark. Mostly messed ar...
by iamevn
Sun Aug 07, 2011 9:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 31702

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

I'm fairly certain I'm not the only one who has done this... http://i.imgur.com/8kOt4.png My goal is to have as many as possible installed and to try a new one each week. I also wish I could get the Pokemon browser working on my 64bit system :( Also using different versions of firefox is annoying si...
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club
Replies: 548
Views: 32513

Re: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club

and my argument was about how stupid addicts were ...what? I fail to see how a difference in tense changes your argument that anyone that gets addicted to something is stupid because they should have known better. I probably should have stressed the other part of that that is past tense. I realize ...
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club
Replies: 548
Views: 32513

Re: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club

Hey kids! How many of you arguing about how stupid addicts are spent a few years with D.A.R.E. back during school? Yep and- In March 2007, the D.A.R.E. program was placed on a list of treatments that have the potential to cause harm in clients in the APS journal, Perspectives on Psychological Scien...
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club
Replies: 548
Views: 32513

Re: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club

sourmìlk wrote:
Felltir wrote:Then you don't understand coercion.

Coercionn: the act of compelling by force or authority.

"We want you to do it" does not count as coercion.


But that does come with authority.
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club
Replies: 548
Views: 32513

Re: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club

I'm gonna come back later and paste together what I meaninto this post. Right now I'm on mobile and ios does not like these fora. The cursor gets lost
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club
Replies: 548
Views: 32513

Re: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club

The Mighty Thesaurus wrote:That's your example of a person fully aware of the consequences of their actions? Man, if you thought you were being belittled before...

No, that was me. :D

sourmilk you are contradicting yourself and destroying what argument you had.
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 2:38 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club
Replies: 548
Views: 32513

Re: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club

Just because poor people tend to try drugs... But isn't that the argument? If y'all don't mind I'm going to take the "while-I-don't-agree-I-understand-the-opposing-side-and-don't-care-to-change-anyone's-mind" road. Or more briefly: http://images.cheezburger.com/completestore/2011/6/5/e08d...
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club
Replies: 548
Views: 32513

Re: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club

I'll throw this comic in here about the 'you knew it was a bad decision when you started taking drugs': http://www.viruscomix.com/page519.html . It's not exactly talking about taking drugs, but the concept is the same - no-one just goes 'hey, things are going pretty good right now in my life, but w...
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 1:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club
Replies: 548
Views: 32513

Re: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club

It's not supposed to be veiled: I'm telling you that the claims you are making/positions you are holding are based on childish preconceptions that at best suggest a lack of exposure to what you are discussing. Instead of just telling me that I'm wrong, can you explain further? I would appreciate it...
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club
Replies: 548
Views: 32513

Re: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club

Izawwlgood wrote:I find myself painfully aware of how old some of you are. I'm looking at you, sourmilk, iamevn, and M1k3_Nix.

Damn is my naivety showing?
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 12:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Mac OS X Lion is out today
Replies: 39
Views: 4603

Re: Mac OS X Lion is out today

So how hard would it be to get lion set up as a hackintosh? Would I be able to actually use the disc or would buying it just be an excuse to download a custom version like with last time I tried with leopard?
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 12:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club
Replies: 548
Views: 32513

Re: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club

Angua wrote:...shows lack of backbone when you give in.


Other people were saying that and I disagree with that bit. I would rather not imply weakness for giving in to peer pressure.

Edit: double negatives != positive
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 12:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club
Replies: 548
Views: 32513

Re: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club

Enjoy being white and middle class. Can you explain what this has to do with it? The peer pressure is there, availablity isn't an issue, if it's that white middle-class doesn't know hardship or something I would respecfully disagree. Price? There are a ton of more cheaper recreational acrivities. P...
by iamevn
Sun Jul 24, 2011 9:19 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club
Replies: 548
Views: 32513

Re: Amy Winehouse joins the 27 Club

I find myself siding with sourmilk here. While it does suck when someone dies, a drug addiction is your own damn fault. Peer pressure? That's just a factor that is a part of the choice. You really need to be careful with the choices you make, especially if you are someone who has a pre-existing tens...
by iamevn
Wed Jul 20, 2011 8:21 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kerbal Space Program
Replies: 718
Views: 303837

Re: Kerbal Space Program

I love it! Can you actually get to (and hit) the sun, or is it just for show? I dunno. It seemed to somewhat get closer on the run I made where I was slightly under escape velocity. I haven't actually checked, but I'm fairly certain that the sun is just part of the skybox. Also getting there would ...
by iamevn
Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:33 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kerbal Space Program
Replies: 718
Views: 303837

Re: Kerbal Space Program

/me is dev :) Oh cool, did I get most of that info right? also is the bug where the names will start to creep off the screen going to be fixed in the next update? It's not really game-breaking, but it's a bit annoying for longer flights. (Last screenshot in OP shows it starting to happe...
by iamevn
Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:45 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Need some help: Nintendo Wii versus Gamecube
Replies: 44
Views: 4528

Re: Need some help: Nintendo Wii versus Gamecube

Yes, there is Netflix on the wii. I enjoy mine a lot, there are many great games out for it that, alongside the gamecube compatibility, will justify the purchase. :D
by iamevn
Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:37 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I had a crazy idea for fighting games on consoles
Replies: 34
Views: 3932

Re: I had a crazy idea for fighting games on consoles

I never really had a problem with the controls of the soul-caliber game I played (SC2 on the gamecube) You start out mashing random buttons until you find something that pisses off your friends and do that more. Then you go play more alone with a character you like so you can look at the movelists a...
by iamevn
Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Worst Dreams Ever
Replies: 100
Views: 14105

Re: Worst Dreams Ever

I had this one dream that would repeatedly haunt me as a little kid (approximately from age 6 to 12) and had actually affected me for a long time. It started with the family out somewhere where the car would be left in a fairly large parking lot, usually like a shopping mall or an amusement park... ...
by iamevn
Sat Jul 16, 2011 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kerbal Space Program
Replies: 718
Views: 303837

Kerbal Space Program

It's a game in which you build and pilot a rocket into space. Currently in pre-release and is a lot of fun. Play right now is fairly limited to orbits and going forever, but devs are going to add more things like docking missions and other planetoids soon. Spoilered are a few shots of my first succe...
by iamevn
Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Obama Assasinated (according to hacked Fox News feed)
Replies: 81
Views: 8286

Re: Obama Assasinated (according to hacked Fox News feed)

It always annoys me to hear the media talk about anonymous like it's some super-secret hacker club or something. They seem to have comepletely the wrong idea. There are some of those, but as far as I can tell (having taken part in several raids and loic attacks) anonymous is just a massive group of ...
by iamevn
Sun Jun 19, 2011 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Duolingo
Replies: 32
Views: 11991

Re: Duolingo

This is actually really cool and I am going to try to see how effective it is when it comes out since I am already learning french in school and some actual application would be really nice.
by iamevn
Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Most Amusing Thing on Github
Replies: 8
Views: 2636

Re: The Most Amusing Thing on Github

... I assume they tested this before releasing so that nobody's computer got accidentally'd





i hope
by iamevn
Wed Jun 15, 2011 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Trolling Wikipedia
Replies: 28
Views: 4759

Re: Trolling Wikipedia

stuff this is why I prefer to watch the Daily Show. I always get a little sad watching the Report when he has a prolific interviewee who doesn't get to get their point across because Colbert is being silly. The Kissinger interview from monday is an example of this. While Jon Stewart does do this so...
by iamevn
Wed Jun 15, 2011 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: It's illegal to.... dance? In the U.S.?
Replies: 68
Views: 7401

Re: It's illegal to.... dance? In the U.S.?

What the videos online do not show are the denonstratiors being told that dancing is not allowed inside the memorial and that they could either stop or go outside and continue dancing there several times before security had to use force. They were being dicks and they don't deserve the attention the...
by iamevn
Thu Jun 09, 2011 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Kuwaiti woman politician calls to legalize sex slavery
Replies: 41
Views: 5670

Re: Kuwaiti woman politician calls to legalize sex slavery

Box Boy wrote:
sourmìlk wrote:Really, trying to solve the pseudo-problems of adultery and premarital sex via sex slavery is like trying to remove a splinter from your foot by chopping someone else's leg off and then pissing on them while they scream.


Reading that and then your sig made me double-take.
by iamevn
Sat Jun 04, 2011 3:52 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Apple's Patented Concert Anti-Piracy
Replies: 18
Views: 2252

Re: Apple's Patented Concert Anti-Piracy

so wait... people actually use cellphone cameras for recording a concert? the audio quality has to be absolute crap with the mic in the iPhone. also as far as I knew, recording a concert for the purpose of re-watching it later yourself is entirely legal. This sort of thing would punish those doing ...
by iamevn
Sat Jun 04, 2011 3:33 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Apple's Patented Concert Anti-Piracy
Replies: 18
Views: 2252

Re: Apple's Patented Concert Anti-Piracy

so wait... people actually use cellphone cameras for recording a concert? the audio quality has to be absolute crap with the mic in the iPhone. also as far as I knew, recording a concert for the purpose of re-watching it later yourself is entirely legal. This sort of thing would punish those doing i...

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