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by Gellert1984
Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Fifty Shades of Grey
Replies: 49
Views: 43689

Re: Fifty Shades of Grey

So, my mother tried reading this, she lasted four pages. I might try, I've heard its like bad fanfiction and bad fanfiction is a guilty pleasure of mine. Although I've also heard it totally screws up BDSM which is a pet peeve of mine. So I'll try reading it... after pretty much all of ian m banks wo...
by Gellert1984
Mon Oct 22, 2012 9:49 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dishonored
Replies: 57
Views: 13415

Re: Dishonored

So after my first playthrough I slaughtered just about everything on abput 2 missions and the lighthouse after figuring screw it. It seems like you have 3 options in how to complete this game. Either run and blink through everything without really doing anything and complete the game in about 2 hour...
by Gellert1984
Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [Thought Experiment]Bringing Fictional Characters to Life
Replies: 79
Views: 11776

Re: [Thought Experiment]Bringing Fictional Characters to Lif

1: Belgarion, Sorcerer/warrior/king. Once killed a god, able to shapeshift, cast spells using the will and the word, intelligent and skilled with iron age era weapons. Being a king he has some skill with diplomacy. Being married to Cenedra he has a hell of a lot of patience. 2: Polgara, Sorceress/du...
by Gellert1984
Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Recommend a headset for me
Replies: 10
Views: 1787

Re: Recommend a headset for me

I have a G35, only 2 problems I have with them are that if I wear glasses with thick arms they crush into the side of my skull. Not a problem until I take them off and may be due to my weird shaped head. The other is a hum in the background when the mic is in the up and off position. All in all I'm ...
by Gellert1984
Sun Jul 08, 2012 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Secret World
Replies: 91
Views: 15366

Re: The Secret World

The investigation missions are great, a real sense of satisfaction can be had from solving a quest with yer brain muscle.

Its just a shame half of them seem to be bugged :(
by Gellert1984
Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:19 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Iron Sky (pre production)
Replies: 17
Views: 6190

Re: Iron Sky (pre production)

All in all, I think that was the most fun I've had watching a film for a long time. My one small niggle is that there was no acknowledgment that the space Nazis should be feeling damned uncomfortable in 6 times the gravity that they're used to once they get to earth. They could at least have hand w...
by Gellert1984
Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: prometheiomimus
Replies: 62
Views: 15861

Re: prometheus

Izawwlgood wrote:this review


Yup.
by Gellert1984
Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:47 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: prometheiomimus
Replies: 62
Views: 15861

Re: prometheus

Eh, I don't take it as argument, this isn't my preferred method of sci-fi with its quasi religious/mystical overtones. I like Larry Niven/star trek/star gate type stuff where its more figuring out whether the quantum sphere fits in tesseract A or tesseract B. What was with the murals, and the room w...
by Gellert1984
Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:34 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: prometheiomimus
Replies: 62
Views: 15861

Re: prometheus

A lot of what happens in the movie is visual and meant to be open to interpretation. The thing to remember is that clues as to whats going on are everywhere, this isn't the kind of movie where what the engineers do is completly seperate from what the humans do. For example, the ships name is pr...
by Gellert1984
Sun May 06, 2012 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers!
Replies: 279
Views: 53780

Re: Avengers!

I'm probably going againt the mainstream of this thread, but I found the movie a bit too long (could've done with 120 minutes) and some parts, storywise, irked me. I'll spoiler-tag it, maybe someone can answer them for me? So I know that the Merged Hulk is supposed to be in control and not the mind...
by Gellert1984
Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:44 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 233914

Re: Mass Effect 3 (To Avoid Spoilers -Don't Read)

If the beacon offered immunity to indoctrination, there wouldn't be all those stories from the prothean extinction of prothean colonies falling to indoctrinated agents. Ditto for prothean VIs being able to detect all stages of indoctrination. It's far more likely that prothean VIs only trigger on t...
by Gellert1984
Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:04 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 233914

Re: Mass Effect 3 (To Avoid Spoilers -Don't Read)

I don't buy it. Strong willed people, and powerful Biotics are able to resist for a time. Shepard's been intermittently exposed to Reaper artifacts for well over 2 years, not to mention been rebuilt by indoctrinated Cerberus staff and knocked out by exposure to Object Rho. I think "for a time&...
by Gellert1984
Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:11 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: April Fools 2012 roundup
Replies: 40
Views: 10408

Re: April Fools 2012 roundup

Reddit now has a timetravel timeline.

Google maps has has an 8-bit quest mode with monsters, aliens at area 51, nessie at loch ness etc.
by Gellert1984
Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 233914

Re: Mass Effect 3 (To Avoid Spoilers -Don't Read)

An image I came accross about the ending of ME3, gave me a chuckle. Somewhat relevant to Belial's Shep.

Spoiler:
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by Gellert1984
Thu Mar 29, 2012 1:16 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13989
Views: 1888796

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

Sheer bat-awesome Police pulled a man over on Route 29 in Silver Spring last week because of a problem with his plates. This would not ordinarily make international news, but the car was a black Lamborghini, the license plate was the Batman symbol, and the driver was Batman, dressed head-to-toe in ...
by Gellert1984
Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13989
Views: 1888796

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

Tell you what, I'll stop mentioning dinosaurs if they stop mentioning Jesus and God. See, I'm an atheist and I object to such things, and you have to respect it because I said so. Oh wait, it doesn't work both ways? Silly SlyReaper, everybody knows atheists dont have feelings, you need souls for fe...
by Gellert1984
Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Your clothes were asking for it: Now in mens!
Replies: 623
Views: 111754

Re: Your clothes were asking for it: Now in mens!

Dudes old man is a judge it'd be interesting to see the judge's phone records from that night.
by Gellert1984
Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:13 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 233914

Re: Mass Effect 3 (To Avoid Spoilers -Don't Read)

Switching immediately to a new villian for a DLC leaves you with some whiplash. There's simply not the emotional attachment to the new Big Bad there was to the first. The DLC would have you fighting cerberus remnants who're screwing with dark matter, at the end of the DLC you discover that they wer...
by Gellert1984
Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 233914

Re: Mass Effect 3 (To Avoid Spoilers -Don't Read)

I don't know, I rather liked the idea posited earlier in the thread about the Reapers being developed to solve a problem with Dark Energy that numerous civilizations hadn't been able to handle in their own organic lifetimes. It would have neatly tied in the mission in ME2 where you rescue Tali from...
by Gellert1984
Mon Mar 26, 2012 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13989
Views: 1888796

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

http://digitallife.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/23/10827562-porn-star-accepts-prom-date-over-twitter-gets-banned-by-school The rare story that's both funny and sad and sort of anger-inducing. I don't get what school policy this was breaking, perhaps I'm missing some information. It'd be nice i...
by Gellert1984
Mon Mar 26, 2012 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Your clothes were asking for it: Now in mens!
Replies: 623
Views: 111754

Re: Your clothes were asking for it: Now in mens!

I was given the impression that the stand your ground law has a retreat clause. Meaning should the opportunity to retreat from a threat* present itself, in this case, in the form of Trayvon Martin running away, you're required to retreat or lose the protection of this law, as such by persuing Trayvo...
by Gellert1984
Mon Mar 26, 2012 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13989
Views: 1888796

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

http://digitallife.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/23/10827562-porn-star-accepts-prom-date-over-twitter-gets-banned-by-school The rare story that's both funny and sad and sort of anger-inducing. Yeah I've seen this story knocking about over the past few days. IMO the school should have kept schtu...
by Gellert1984
Mon Mar 26, 2012 3:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 233914

Re: Mass Effect 3 (To Avoid Spoilers -Don't Read)

During that fight, I didn't realize it was unwinnable, but it ends up not only do you have to do X damage, you also have to let him return to the spot in the center of the temple. When I fought him, I kept charging him preventing him from returning to the center and the fight went on for like a hal...
by Gellert1984
Mon Mar 26, 2012 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 233914

Re: Mass Effect 3 (To Avoid Spoilers -Don't Read)

I also went for the synthesis option, control didnt strike me as a paragon option and destruction seemed more of a stop gap than a solution. I also didnt like the idea of offing the Geth. The Geth really dissappointed me. In ME2 EDI states that the Geth cover a full arm of the milky way, in ME3 the...
by Gellert1984
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Church kidnaps 17 kids; pennsylvania
Replies: 33
Views: 7935

Re: Church kidnaps 17 kids; pennsylvania

I was putting it out there that maybe if a parent is aware and gives consent, then what would normally be a kidnapping would no longer be considered one. I'm sure a lot of that would depend on how the local courts view children...are they their parents' property until 18 or merely those who are sup...
by Gellert1984
Sun Mar 25, 2012 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13989
Views: 1888796

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

Ghostbear wrote:Too bad it's a hoax:

Indiana National Guard Spokesperson wrote:TSA does not have personnel or conduct any screening in the facility where military charters are processed at Indianapolis International Airport.


I'm not sure if I'm dissappointed, relieved or surprised...
by Gellert1984
Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13989
Views: 1888796

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

http://jhameia.tumblr.com/post/19862833842/masteradept-fyi-from-sgt-mad-dog-tracy-as FYI - from Sgt. Mad Dog Tracy - As the Chalk Leader for my flight home from Afghanistan, I witnessed the following: When we were on our way back from Afghanistan, we flew out of Baghram Air Field. We went through c...
by Gellert1984
Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Church kidnaps 17 kids; pennsylvania
Replies: 33
Views: 7935

Church kidnaps 17 kids; pennsylvania

link A southeastern Pennsylvania church subjected members of a youth group to a mock kidnapping and interrogations without telling them it was staged, and the outraged mother of one 14-year-old girl has filed a complaint with police. The pastor of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God in Middletown said...
by Gellert1984
Sat Mar 24, 2012 5:37 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Your clothes were asking for it: Now in mens!
Replies: 623
Views: 111754

Re: Your clothes were asking for it: Now in mens!

I'll always remember the story about the little old lady being asked to leave a wetherspoons because of the pink knitted hoodie she was wearing.

The saying used to be the clothes maketh the man, know it seems the clothes maketh the target.
by Gellert1984
Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 327526

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

ISHTST: knocking on the side door doesn't bypass the 'no canvassers' sign, I'm aware it's only on the front door but it applies to the whole house.
by Gellert1984
Mon Feb 27, 2012 1:33 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13989
Views: 1888796

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

This makes me feel just a little warm and fuzzy.

TL;DR, an 18yo guy who has cancer for the second time asks Taylor Swift to the prom, she declines, invites him to ACMA instead.
by Gellert1984
Thu Feb 23, 2012 1:45 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Virginia's New Restrictive Abortion Bills (Trigger Warning)
Replies: 129
Views: 9247

Re: Virginia's New Restrictive Abortion Bills (Trigger Warni

Link Rebecca Greenfield 11,193 Views 2:27 PM ET After an understandable uproar over a mandatory procedure that federal law would consider rape, Virginia legislators have opted to forgo the invasive and most definitely uncomfortable procedure for women seeking abortions. On top of a big invasion of ...
by Gellert1984
Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:45 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: chronicle
Replies: 9
Views: 2725

Re: chronicle

Joeldi wrote:I loved it, but why in the helling hell did they have to
Spoiler:
Black guy dies first
???


The worst part about that is it made the death unintentionally hilarious, kinda ruining the moment.

I enjoyed the movie, the guy I watched it with thought it started to slow but I found it well paced.
by Gellert1984
Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:59 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13989
Views: 1888796

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

Quebec woman ‘cooked to death’ A 35-year-old woman joined a seminar called Dying in Consciousness and was covered with mud, wrapped in plastic, put under blankets and immobilized with her head in a cardboard box for about nine hours. She was found unconscious with a body temperature of 40.5 ºC. She...
by Gellert1984
Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 327526

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

* Don't include your homoerotic World of Warcraft fan-art in your art portfolio that you're sending to a non-erotica software team. A little bit of useless information for you. Neil Gaiman of Sandman fame was at a convention, a fan asked him to sign a hand drawn picture of Death, y'kno, in the buff...
by Gellert1984
Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Los Angeles Prohibits Frisbee on Beaches
Replies: 73
Views: 6061

Re: Los Angeles Prohibits Frisbee on Beaches

AngelfishTitan wrote:At what level of harm, due to one's own negligence or intention, does it need to be to become illegal then?


At about the point that they start killing more people per frisbee on beaches than cars do per car on the road (if that makes sense).
by Gellert1984
Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Sherunlocked
Replies: 81
Views: 24763

Re: Sherlock

Tricking Watson was besides the point, because who he really needed to trick were the snipers, and he had no idea where they were holed up or what line of sight they had. He'd know where all the good sniping spots were though. This is the same guy who, from memory managed to pinpoint a single locat...
by Gellert1984
Mon Feb 06, 2012 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 327526

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

I assumed tentacle was referring to jet bridge , the moving tunnel thingy leading to airplane. Second possibility was flying boom , the thing used to fuel airplanes mid-air. (Links and explanations because I had no idea myself what the terms for those things were, so couldn't assume others have, al...
by Gellert1984
Sun Feb 05, 2012 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Major website shutdown by US govt without trial
Replies: 713
Views: 68594

Re: Major website shutdown by US govt without trial

Whats wrong with just buying the media you're interested in and not copying it? You do have the option of not having it you know. No one is coming around saying that you have to have that movie/song/game in order to be a member of society. If you don't like the fact that you aren't allowed to copy ...
by Gellert1984
Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6368429

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

The Scyphozoa wrote:I think that, if xkcd characters were more complexly drawn (or at least if they had faces), there would have been a great opportunity for Elaine Roberts to become an internet-wide figure during the SOPA thing.


There still was, if those websites that went dark had only played rock music...

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