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by Zorlin
Tue Dec 06, 2016 3:15 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Perth, Australia. Is anyone interested?
Replies: 8
Views: 11274

Re: Perth, Australia. Is anyone interested?

suffer-cait wrote:I also, in the politest way, totally forgot to get a hold of you. I was staying with family in Perth, so.... overwhelmed as that can be.

Totally okay, I know how that goes. Next time maybe :)
by Zorlin
Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:09 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Cheap online storage with SFTP access?
Replies: 30
Views: 10791

Re: Cheap online storage with SFTP access?

An interesting (cheap) option is to use a seedbox provider like Feral Hosting. About 10 euros a month for 1TB of storage and unlimited BW. No root, but you do get an SFTP account.
by Zorlin
Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:02 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Perth, Australia. Is anyone interested?
Replies: 8
Views: 11274

Re: Perth, Australia. Is anyone interested?

hi! i will be in town from the 17th-22nd of august if anyone would like to meet up? Damn. I wish I'd seen this thread! I've been back in Perth for a while and it would have been cool to catch up with you. I can make most times/places work at the moment if anyone else would like to hang out at some ...
by Zorlin
Tue Jun 28, 2016 9:56 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [NZ] New Zealand!
Replies: 470
Views: 186847

Re: [NZ] New Zealand!

suffer-cait wrote:I was looking at it, but cost:tine just wasn't working out for me. I'll keep you posted closer to arriving.

Come to Perth! :P
by Zorlin
Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:56 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: What hosting do you all use?
Replies: 8
Views: 4884

Re: What hosting do you all use?

cjmcjmcjmcjm wrote:I ended up picking Digital Ocean, for a $5/mo VPS that I can use to host small websites and also an IRC bouncer.

Digital Ocean is a great choice. My pick would be between Digital Ocean, Dreamhost, Nearly Free Speech and Rackspace.
by Zorlin
Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:39 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Wanted: "Layered/tiered" password manager
Replies: 15
Views: 7990

Wanted: "Layered/tiered" password manager

Hey there, I've been using LastPass for a few years now, and something bothers me. I have a nice, secure master password - but if someone gets that, all of my passwords are fair game. I can partially mitigate this by using Two Factor Authentication (2FA) everywhere that I can. But what I'd really lo...
by Zorlin
Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Movie night.
Replies: 511
Views: 70251

Re: Movie night.

The main Movie Night-related posts have been updated and revamped with better and prettier instructions, which should make it easier for everyone who wants to watch. We will be showing Coraline Saturday, April 16th at 6pm PST/9pm EST. Join us! #xkcd-hugs on Foonetic. Be sure to tune into the stream...
by Zorlin
Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Movie night.
Replies: 511
Views: 70251

Re: Movie night.

Movie Night runs weekly on Saturday (PST/EST) or Sunday (UTC) depending on where you are in the world. normally but is currently on hiatus. We use polls in order to figure out when to run Movie Night sessions, which use UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) to make it easier to coordinate...
by Zorlin
Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Movie night.
Replies: 511
Views: 70251

Re: Movie night.

We will be playing Birdemic for movie night @ 9pm PST/12am EST.

Join us!

#xkcd-hugs on Foonetic.
by Zorlin
Sat Mar 19, 2016 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Movie night.
Replies: 511
Views: 70251

Re: Movie night.

http://i.imgur.com/bld8UP8.png Welcome to #xkcd-hugs Movie Night . The core idea of Movie Night is that we watch a movie together and discuss it (as much or as little as we want) in our IRC channel, #xkcd-hugs. Currently we are showing movies on Saturdays @ 6pm PST/9pm EST (Sunday @ 1am UTC)...
by Zorlin
Sat Mar 19, 2016 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Little Prince
Replies: 4
Views: 2384

Re: The Little Prince

Considering playing this for Movie Night in a while. Would you guys be interested in watching it?
by Zorlin
Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1013: "Wake Up Sheeple"
Replies: 165
Views: 34087

Re: 1004: "Wake Up Sheeple"

Mchl923 wrote:hahahaha
That's... really not commentary. You're also missing the link.

Also, re; the alt text: I think "your will" is a mistake - anyone else with me on this?

Hi joel!
by Zorlin
Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:19 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4917
Views: 650136

Re: Doctor Whom

TaintedDeity wrote:No more awesome than men. It's kind of a nonsensical statement. Some people are awesome; it's pretty irrelevant of gender.

BUT SHE'S A /MOTHER/
by Zorlin
Thu Dec 22, 2011 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

The cat would have just clawed them or lifted the freezer with the huge gap an open lid would have forced. They certainly couldn't rely on being able to snap it off in 10 seconds either. Well, they were acting like it wasn't exactly light. Tigers will paw around out of curiosity but likely ...
by Zorlin
Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:33 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

Spoiler:
So... lift lid, flip anyway.
by Zorlin
Wed Dec 07, 2011 7:27 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

Spoiler:
I don't know... that was effectively Beckett being like "HEY LET'S DO THIS AGAIN SOME TIME." There isn't really an out for that statement, besides "I wasn't myself" or "I changed my mind".
by Zorlin
Tue Dec 06, 2011 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: xkcd torrents
Replies: 19
Views: 14465

Re: xkcd torrents

New torrents coming as soon as xkcd hits #1000 ;)
by Zorlin
Tue Dec 06, 2011 10:32 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

So the latest episode was one of the best of the series I think, it was completely different than anything else. That episode hinted at Castle and Becket's relationship more so than in any other previous episode, and then there are all the sexual innuendos with the handcuffs and sex positions. ...
by Zorlin
Tue Dec 06, 2011 3:48 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

That episode was... actually really good. Got a decent jump out of me a couple of times, too.

yes, I'm double-post-bumping. deal with it. ;p
by Zorlin
Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:36 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

ArgonV wrote:Anyone else think wild-haired Beckett was ridiculously sexy?

Yup.
by Zorlin
Tue Nov 22, 2011 6:16 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

WINDOWS LOGO OUT OF NOWHERE ...but seriously, Microsoft, enough with your fucking product placement. It was fine when it was nicely integrated, but blahhhh. Enough. I hope ABC's getting paid a lot for that shit. Vaguely amusingly the iPhone featured moments later was also locked... I realize I'm jus...
by Zorlin
Sat Sep 24, 2011 12:09 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Reven8e (TV)
Replies: 9
Views: 2722

Re: Reven8e (TV)

Ugh, the 8 in the title pisses me right off.
by Zorlin
Sat Sep 17, 2011 9:17 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Firefly & Serenity (Use Spoilers!)
Replies: 918
Views: 183173

Re: Firefly & Serenity (Use Spoilers!)

Going to see Serenity on the big screen tomorrow... and a pretty lady from the interwebs. Hopefully she's not too much of a creeper.

I have to say though, as places to first meet go, that's pretty awesome.
by Zorlin
Wed Sep 07, 2011 6:26 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

Spoiler'd for finding out Beckett's fate: They basically said they're going to drag out the relationship dangling even further, which implies it'll be next season before they get together. This probably means Beckett isn't dead. Also they confirmed she'll remember he said he loved he...
by Zorlin
Wed Aug 31, 2011 6:44 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4917
Views: 650136

Re: Doctor Whom

So, um, can we talk about this? Amy: “I don’t understand, one minute she’s gonna marry you, and then she’s gonna kill you?” Doctor: “Ah well, she’s been brainwashed, it all makes sense - plus, she’s a woman!” Amy looks pissed. Doctor: “Oh shut up, I’m dying.” I'm not even surprised , I'm just disap...
by Zorlin
Tue Aug 30, 2011 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

Buy an AppleTV for $99, jailbreak it, install XBMC = profit? That also means easier access to iTunes, too! :P
by Zorlin
Tue Aug 30, 2011 1:44 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

The only reasons I'd ever move to the US would be to get a job at Bethesda Game Studios or to get stuff on their proper release dates :P Might I suggest either acquiring shows over less legitimate means, or hooking up with someone with a US credit card and getting them to set up a US iTunes account...
by Zorlin
Sun Aug 28, 2011 7:29 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

New episode soon! Anyone else excited?
by Zorlin
Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:37 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

Oh squee, new episodes soon!
by Zorlin
Wed Aug 17, 2011 3:23 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Kanon Tipton, 4-Year-Old Preacher
Replies: 20
Views: 4220

Re: Kanon Tipton, 4-Year-Old Preacher

Well, fuck. That was extremely unsettling.

Something about the ominous music I think they added to the video really didn't help either.
by Zorlin
Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9352
Views: 1320101

Re: Minecraft

I'm building a 52,000 block project. Legit in SMP. Oh god. Any more info on this? Soon! I might post a couple of teasers here though ;) Alright, here you go, in lovely 1018p: http://i.imgur.com/TetNQ.jpg Note: Not even half-done yet. Anyone trying to guess the building can die in a fire, I want it ...
by Zorlin
Fri Jul 29, 2011 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9352
Views: 1320101

Re: Minecraft

I'm building a 52,000 block project. Legit in SMP.

Oh god.
by Zorlin
Fri Jul 15, 2011 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: People suicidal after watching Avatar
Replies: 215
Views: 26664

Re: People suicidal after watching Avatar

Decker wrote:Translation for those who don't speak "confrontational troll".

Vash thinks there's nothing wrong with gravedigging and makes his point in a sarcastic and mocking way.

As you were.

Gravedigging is preferred over starting a new thread here.
by Zorlin
Fri Jul 15, 2011 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0539: "Boyfriend"
Replies: 145
Views: 37532

Re: 0539: "Boyfriend"

Just re-stumbled upon this comic for the first time in a while. It happens to be more relevant to my interests right now than I'd like. ;p
by Zorlin
Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: d33p, The Avenger
Replies: 118
Views: 26987

Re: d33p, The Avenger

podbaydoor wrote:Best way to necro a thread, or greatest way to necro a thread?

d33pest way to necro a thread.
by Zorlin
Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Over 700 xkcd comics as Kindle Screensavers
Replies: 2
Views: 7119

Re: Over 700 xkcd comics as Kindle Screensavers

Could you make a version with the alt-texts embedded in the image? You can get a nice list of alt-texts to get you started from my torrents (in my signature) - I've got 1-600 done.
by Zorlin
Fri Jul 08, 2011 7:56 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Merged ISP and Media Results In New Anti-piracy
Replies: 3
Views: 998

Re: Merged ISP and Media Results In New Anti-piracy

What's the source/linkback for the article?

edit: Found it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/08/techn ... lties.html
by Zorlin
Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:37 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 319
Views: 131789

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

Oh god... Jewell Staite as Beckett...

That would have been freakin' awesome.
by Zorlin
Sat Jun 04, 2011 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Start Screen
Replies: 3
Views: 1551

Re: Start Screen

Edit: This is serious, because the survival of Microsoft hangs in the balance Fixed that for you. And if they die as you claim they may, good fucking riddance . The world will THRIVE without them. By the time you could see the writing on the wall the OEMs would have jumped ship to Linux, OS X (mayb...
by Zorlin
Sat Jun 04, 2011 7:12 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Sony sucks at network security
Replies: 46
Views: 5661

Re: Sony sucks at network security

blah blah It's seriously less terrifically hard than you think. I do agree that most of the code running high-profile websites and companies is probably a tangled mess and auditing it is a bitch, but if that's the case performing some basic testing on each potential attack vector might be an idea. ...

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