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by LuNatic
Wed May 26, 2010 6:12 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: If you were a final boss
Replies: 24
Views: 8331

Re: If you were a final boss

Name: The Lumberjack Pre-Battle Quote: You will be DEATHECATED ! *Roar* Battle Location: Forest Weapon: A large wooden club, with a wolverine hanging onto the end that snarls bites, and slashes when he swings the club Attire: A grizzly bear, dressed something like this http://www.cyclelikethesedins...
by LuNatic
Tue May 25, 2010 6:08 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Draw Mohammad Day
Replies: 414
Views: 37862

Re: Draw Mohammad Day

Based on the likelihood of hijacking by /b/tards, I object, and propose a better alternative ... The reasons given by the people who initiated DMD were to send a message that they wouldn't be cowed by threats, not to be arseholes, and I think this would be a better and less offensive way of accompl...
by LuNatic
Mon May 24, 2010 8:42 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Draw Mohammad Day
Replies: 414
Views: 37862

Re: Draw Mohammad Day

Based on the likelihood of hijacking by /b/tards, I object, and propose a better alternative:get a scan of a proper historical painting of him from before the whole no pictures rule was brought in to place, and then get people to use it as forum avatars/facebook profile pics for a day. And only in d...
by LuNatic
Sat May 22, 2010 4:52 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Rape accused to be given anonymity in UK
Replies: 221
Views: 18883

Re: Rape accused to be given anonymity in UK

Essentially, these laws prevent the police from getting corroborating evidence (from other women who were raped but didn't come forward), they send a message that we'd rather make sure that men are safe from rape accusations (whether false or true), rather than making sure women are safe from rape,...
by LuNatic
Fri May 21, 2010 7:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F/R/T)
Replies: 129
Views: 11852

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Teehee. I can't resist but posting this: I'm paying $20 a month for this (I get 10 public IPs too), and I have no download or upload caps. http://www.speedtest.net/result/819356774.png It's difficult to find a speedtest server that seems to be able to handle my upload speed. It should be able to do...
by LuNatic
Fri May 21, 2010 7:18 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Draw Mohammad Day
Replies: 414
Views: 37862

Re: Draw Mohammad Day

I disagree with what you're saying, but I will die for your right to say it At this sort of sentiment in general, rather than just one poster: The point of freedom of speech is to ensure that people of a democratic nation can be critical of their leaders without fear of retaliation. It's a big-pict...
by LuNatic
Fri May 21, 2010 6:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Quantum Teleportation over 10-miles
Replies: 31
Views: 2948

Re: Quantum Teleportation over 10-miles

Why do they insist on calling it teleportation when it isn't? To add to what big boss said, you can never transmit information faster than light. You can use quantum effects to transmit information, as long as you're obeying the Universal Speed Limit while you do it. I thought the whole point of qua...
by LuNatic
Thu May 20, 2010 8:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6331779

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Not a Californian software tyrant from the noughties?(also, noughties is a prime contender for dumbest word ever)

You can rely on the Swedes to make something you can have sex on.


Chefs?
by LuNatic
Wed May 19, 2010 9:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6331779

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Mighty Jalapeno wrote:Now time to see how much weight I can lose in 3 weeks. Starting tonight. On my daughter's birthday. With unlimited burgers, chips, cake and ice cream.

Feck.


Enjoy tonite, go for a long walk tomorrow. A very long walk. Take a tent.
by LuNatic
Wed May 19, 2010 7:29 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Women Lie More Than Men
Replies: 141
Views: 11867

Re: Women Lie More Than Men

What counts as a lie? Because by some definitions, it's possible to lie without ever uttering a false statement. For example: Have you done activity X? I have done activity X a number of times. That is not actually false even if the "number" in question is zero, but could be seen as lying...
by LuNatic
Wed May 19, 2010 6:30 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1805
Views: 404328

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stu

Read Cursor's Fury of the Codex Alera series by Jim Butcher. I really enjoyed this one, much more than the others.
by LuNatic
Wed May 19, 2010 6:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8617
Views: 1387256

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Under A Pale Grey Sky wrote:Don't mind me, just making things worse..

Spoiler:
campfiresw.jpg

Source: 742

Cue hate-posts from any 13 year old girls who happen to see me ripping on their beloved Justine.


Spoiler:
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by LuNatic
Wed May 19, 2010 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: F/R/T?
Replies: 1
Views: 886

F/R/T?

What happened to Fleeting/random thoughts? I don't see an announcement anywhere. Did it get moved to FaiD or something?
by LuNatic
Tue May 18, 2010 7:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6331779

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

That too.
by LuNatic
Tue May 18, 2010 7:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6331779

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Whoa, that was quicker than I anticipated.
by LuNatic
Tue May 18, 2010 7:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6331779

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Mighty Jalapeno wrote:Three times now in the past three days, I've felt something just out of the corner of my eye...


Have you tried goggles?
by LuNatic
Mon May 17, 2010 8:47 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Nun punished for display of sanity, compassion
Replies: 46
Views: 7613

Re: Nun punished for display of sanity, compassion

"An unborn child is not a disease. While medical professionals should certainly try to save a pregnant mother's life, the means by which they do it can never be by directly killing her unborn child. The end does not justify the means." So killing the mother to save her "unborn child&...
by LuNatic
Thu May 13, 2010 6:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Bored at work. What do you do?
Replies: 81
Views: 5616

Re: Bored at work. What do you do?

What can I do when I'm bored at work? My main computer is not connected to the Internet, so to post here, I have to go over to one of the Intenet-connected machines. And if I do that too often, everyone will know I'm slacking. Also, all computers here have minesweeper, solitaire, etc disabled. Dwar...
by LuNatic
Wed May 12, 2010 5:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6331779

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

The Cat wrote:I love the writers de senor colbert. You mess with them, you mess with the smoke monster!


More dried frog pills old chap?
by LuNatic
Wed May 12, 2010 5:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14353
Views: 1099461

Re: Boy Thread: All Roads Got Back

I've actually started thinking about fish, I'm not in the mood for lamb. Although I do love a good kebab, I can get excellent ones cooked on a charcoal thing at one of the many Turkish restaurants near me. I usually go for the lamb chops. :D If you can get the fish in filleted form, soak them in le...
by LuNatic
Tue May 11, 2010 7:02 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1805
Views: 404328

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stu

Lords and Ladies by Terry Pratchett. Again. :mrgreen:

I tend to go through my Discworld collection every 9 months or so
by LuNatic
Mon May 10, 2010 8:49 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: headphones vs. speakers
Replies: 38
Views: 11086

Re: headphones vs. speakers

I generally prefer speakers, but I'll swap to headphones to avoid conflicts over the content or volume.
by LuNatic
Mon May 10, 2010 8:27 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Too little space on C
Replies: 19
Views: 1748

Re: Too little space on C

It isn't for me. As firefox downloads it caches my files to memory whilst created an incrementally size increasing file at the destination. Thanks to the memory caching, it starts downloading as soon as I click ok, so I don't even have to pick a download location until I actually need the file. I al...
by LuNatic
Mon May 10, 2010 8:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dicks?
Replies: 148
Views: 17253

Re: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dick

Aaeriele wrote: because they're not going out of their way to say "HI, I'M MODERATING YOU BUT I'M BEING REALLY, REALLY NICE ABOUT IT"


Maybe this is the problem. What if every Xth post without coloured text were to become some variant on this?
by LuNatic
Fri May 07, 2010 5:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6331779

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Felstaff wrote:You should all be using http://www.blackle.com/ anyway, to help save the planet.


My eyes rejoice. How did I not know about this?
by LuNatic
Thu May 06, 2010 5:08 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: If you could combine two(or more) games
Replies: 206
Views: 25447

Re: If you could combine two(or more) games

Star Wars: Jedi Outcast + Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance. That would be so epic.
by LuNatic
Thu May 06, 2010 5:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6331779

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

It's like, you twist the stick to turn the torso, but you tilt the stick to steer the legs. Add in the fact that some 'mechs can twist their torsos 360 degrees and it's almost insane. ...I thought that was the standard? After going through 10-15 missions using my Logitech 3D Pro, I've gone and swit...
by LuNatic
Wed May 05, 2010 8:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20862
Views: 2216591

Re: Postify your facerity

In picture number 2, you look very angry at whomever stole your nose.
by LuNatic
Tue May 04, 2010 6:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8617
Views: 1387256

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

vonKarma wrote:132 + questionable content =
Spoiler:
music_knowledge sw final.jpg

bss stands for broken social scene, in case anyone was wondering

i hope people dont mind that i referenced another comic...


Being QC, shouldn't it have 3 or 4 Decemberist references?
by LuNatic
Mon May 03, 2010 8:42 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?
Replies: 377
Views: 128800

Re: So what other webcomics do you kind folk read?

3) There really should be a giant list of webcomics at the beginning of this thread. Or something. Stumbling through eight pages of text wasn't fun. I can't do anything to the beginning of the thread, but right now I have the time and inclination to start building such a list. Geek Culture: xkcd - ...
by LuNatic
Mon May 03, 2010 7:42 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2550
Views: 404483

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Hey guys, you should check out this amazing little indie-pearl available for 8.99€: Plain Sight, a game about gravity, robot ninjas and suicidal tendencies. I have been following it since the open beta and it really turned out great. It's great fun when you get a hang of how the gravity works. The ...
by LuNatic
Mon May 03, 2010 7:25 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Anyone remember the Mechwarrior games? Well guess what...
Replies: 42
Views: 4524

Re: Anyone remember the Mechwarrior games? Well guess what.

I've got the Mekpak 3.1 release, but I've been unable to download the patch that upgrades it to the free version so far. I'll try that tutorial when I get home. Edit: After mucking around with various ideas and links, I came up with this: Manual Method Download the MTX program from here and install ...
by LuNatic
Mon May 03, 2010 7:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6331779

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Xeio wrote:Am I the only one afraid of the day the cloud starts to overtake desktop computers?


They can take my hard drive when they pry it out of my cold, dead case.
by LuNatic
Mon May 03, 2010 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1805
Views: 404328

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stu

So, I've now finished my copy of Arcadia Snips and the Steamwork Consortium , a work of amateur steampunk that I found by following interesting pictures in TheGreatHippos sig. The book has been released online by the authors here . Not a bad read, but the writing style gets a little too... perhaps t...
by LuNatic
Sat May 01, 2010 9:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6331779

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Fat Zombie wrote:Quick! Someone call her something awful; the balance must be restored.

In other news, I am due to go clubbing tonight. But the free Mechwarrior 4 thingy has just been released. DILEMMA!


Their server got hammered into the dirt. Go clubbing.
by LuNatic
Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6331779

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

I thought it was whippy. Like, related to or having the qualities of a whip. Like a tail. He asked us... *snorts loogie* BE YOU ANGELS? FTFY :wink: WE ARE BUT MEN (AND/OR WOMEN AS APPROPRIATE TO THE SITUATION)! ROCK. OoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOoOo...
by LuNatic
Thu Apr 29, 2010 7:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: McAfee update knocks out a slew of computers
Replies: 40
Views: 3719

Re: McAfee update knocks out a slew of computers

I have never had that problem with Norton. It pops up a few warnings along the lines of "please don't kill me, please please please", but I've never needed to contact the company for special downloads or whatnot. I don't recall exactly what version it was, but it was causing problems on a...
by LuNatic
Thu Apr 29, 2010 7:39 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Time Zones?
Replies: 4
Views: 1673

Re: Time Zones?

*Looks at time of O.P.*

Ah, that makes sense. Thanks!
by LuNatic
Wed Apr 28, 2010 7:45 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Time Zones?
Replies: 4
Views: 1673

Time Zones?

Despite having control panel time zone set to GMT+8 , everything is appearing in UTC still. Is this normal? Can it be fixed?
by LuNatic
Wed Apr 28, 2010 7:42 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: McAfee update knocks out a slew of computers
Replies: 40
Views: 3719

Re: McAfee update knocks out a slew of computers

If its anything like Norton, the provided uninstaller will simply pop up a message saying something to the effect of "You are not authorised to uninstall this product". Then you have to contact the vendor, who will demand a reason for why you are trying to remove their product. Once you co...

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