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by Sir-Taco
Thu Sep 30, 2010 4:10 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: RSA key / PKCS12
Replies: 2
Views: 2014

RSA key / PKCS12

So I need to somehow use this key -----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY----- Snipped private key data... you really shouldn't be sharing that sort of thing. If you really want this here, then PM me. - phlip -----END RSA PRIVATE KEY----- and turn it into a pkcs12 format cert that I can use in firefox...I've tri...
by Sir-Taco
Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Machete!
Replies: 30
Views: 3583

Re: Machete!

Are there any preview showings for this yet?
by Sir-Taco
Tue May 25, 2010 12:22 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: OFFICIAL! MEETUP: San Francisco, CA - June 26, 2010
Replies: 72
Views: 23508

Re: OFFICIAL(?) MEETUP: San Francisco, CA - June 26, 2010

I'll keep an eye on this date to see if I'm free then. Should be easy since I live near Sac to start with.
by Sir-Taco
Tue May 18, 2010 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Need help thinking of a word...
Replies: 28
Views: 2908

Re: Need help thinking of a word...

True, but is that really a bad thing? I mean, technically, he wasn't bad to start with. In all honesty with no context or background at all, even Lucifer would work, but sadly nearly everyone has heard it connotated with the devil before they even could take it apart in Latin.
by Sir-Taco
Tue May 18, 2010 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Need help thinking of a word...
Replies: 28
Views: 2908

Re: Need help thinking of a word...

Sparks (non-fighting followers), Torchbearers (footsoldiers), Light-bringers (captains), High Illuminatiors (leaders) <-different ranks from lowest to highest maybe?
by Sir-Taco
Tue May 18, 2010 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Homebrew Boardgames?
Replies: 2
Views: 954

Re: Homebrew Boardgames?

I've already played it a few times and with a few friends the game goes quite smoothly (though were used to stuff like Arkham Horror or Axis and Allies), basically we thought it was best with a new player for whoever introduces the game starts it off small, only basic weapons and simple moves (maybe...
by Sir-Taco
Mon May 17, 2010 3:17 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26070
Views: 2445181

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Granted, you have all the willpower you want only for holding back embarrassing farts.

I wish I had a pie...just a big freaking pie...
by Sir-Taco
Mon May 17, 2010 2:53 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: House of omgwhyamIturningmybook Leaves.
Replies: 239
Views: 60623

Re: House of omgwhyamIturningmybook Leaves.

After finally some of my friends finished it, we agreed that its probably the only book that's just weird and harmless until you finish it, then you just don't go down dark hallways for a while. I really hope he releases something like House again, Only Rev. was good, but I want more Truant/Z/Navids...
by Sir-Taco
Sat May 15, 2010 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Homebrew Boardgames?
Replies: 2
Views: 954

Homebrew Boardgames?

Anyone else have anything homemade they want to share? This is one I'm working on right now, its nearly finished but just needs some more playtesting/map guide. Currently maps are just drawn on a grid with black borders to show height differences (using common sense like "ok...thats a building,...
by Sir-Taco
Wed May 05, 2010 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Inspiration for a future jazz trumpeter
Replies: 6
Views: 1478

Re: Inspiration for a future jazz trumpeter

Hey! I play jazz trumpet too! It's hella fun, though for inspiration the main one I say is yourself. Honestly playing a solo gives you so much freedom, to be able to play anything and make it sound badass (as long as you know your chords and all that jazz [really bad pun]). For some reason I listen ...
by Sir-Taco
Tue Apr 27, 2010 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Kick-Ass [Spoilers]
Replies: 35
Views: 6180

Re: Kick-Ass [Spoilers]

Cage was perfect, as a homicidal vigilante maniac, but nonetheless perfect.

"Fuck this, I'm getting the bazooka."
by Sir-Taco
Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:53 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26070
Views: 2445181

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Granted, you have a nicer room, but you need a giant ladder to get to it that happens to be in a wind tunnel.

I wish I had some good food.
by Sir-Taco
Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:46 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Axis & Allies
Replies: 23
Views: 2098

Re: Axis & Allies

I'm willing to play TripleA with anyone who wants to sometime, I don't care who hosts, PM me if there is a game coming up.
by Sir-Taco
Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:37 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1559
Views: 388336

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

I want to find a game that is something in the vein of Mechwarrior 4: Mercs or Mercs 2, where well...you're a mercenary. Even though MW4:Mercs had a definite good/bad by the end, it was still fun as a recruit/arm/raise-all-hell style game. Though I'm having trouble finding more like this...any sugge...
by Sir-Taco
Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:30 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 760
Views: 283322

Re: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name

Its an old movie, but its about a plane crash or wreck or something, and the survivors find out they're in hell or purgatory, its probably 70's or earlier. I can't remember the name or anything more of the plot, so if anyone remembers/knows this it will be a lucky chance.
by Sir-Taco
Wed Mar 17, 2010 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: As I Lay Dying Socialism
Replies: 2
Views: 1270

As I Lay Dying Socialism

So for an AP English assignment we're supposed to invent some sort of demonstration. This has to include classmates and for us, potray an interpretation of the novel through a socialistic scope. (As in classes, gender diff, ect) We have an idea to demonstrate have-and-have-not by splitting the class...
by Sir-Taco
Thu Mar 11, 2010 11:39 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: D&D - Making it Memorable (Split from Character Concept Help)
Replies: 45
Views: 5485

Re: D&D - Making it Memorable (Split from Character Concept

I will never forget my first few games of D&D, the second one was hilarious. We arrived in a town and a few orcs decided to attack, in the combat that ensued our rouge ran off. Then me being a bumbling monk set the general store on fire... I forgot how. Everyone died apart from me, who jumped ou...
by Sir-Taco
Sat Mar 06, 2010 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2642
Views: 543053

Re: Great Steam Deals (Update me regularly!)

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is 7.50 (USD). With the co-op I thought it was worth it.

^My bad I wrote Operations, apparently it's not spelled right on Steam either.
by Sir-Taco
Sun Feb 28, 2010 10:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0673: "The Sun"
Replies: 157
Views: 35425

Re: "The Sun" Discussion

Its not SciFi/SyFy, its a full blown movie affiliated with FOX searchlight and its British. Rings heavily of Solaris or anything else of Tarkovsky (Stalker anyone?).
by Sir-Taco
Sat Feb 27, 2010 5:31 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music Video Identification Thread
Replies: 74
Views: 91888

Re: Music Video Identification Thread

Does anyone know the music video of a techno-esque band as two people make a coffin-bread. Like a giant loaf of bread out of a coffin.
by Sir-Taco
Fri Feb 26, 2010 3:44 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Borderlands
Replies: 517
Views: 46018

Re: Borderlands

Getting it now, I really hope this isn't the end for Borderlands. (Is it just me, or is it now a bit more 'serious'?)
by Sir-Taco
Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:51 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Science Fiction books you would like to see as anime?
Replies: 80
Views: 18555

Re: Science Fiction books you would like to see as anime?

I want to see Snow Crash as one, even though it may come out looking like a painful GITS rip-off. I just want to see what happens when someone doesn't listen to reason.
by Sir-Taco
Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Allusions in video games
Replies: 31
Views: 6562

Re: Allusions in video games

Hmmm, I say OP has somewhat of a point as the initial game (which the dev team of it got hired and went to Vavle to make Portal) Narbacular Drop has to do with demons and ect, so there might be some basis to this theory. I would think the sequel to ND was going to be Dante-esque, but when the dev te...
by Sir-Taco
Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:53 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2642
Views: 543053

Re: Great Steam Deals (Update me regularly!)

I played through the whole of Shadowgrounds and I'm halfway through Survivor, they're not bad. It's very Doom-y, as in storyline is thin and its more about how many rounds you can put into that alien without him blowing into pieces. Worth the five dollars, though I really wish they had network multi...
by Sir-Taco
Fri Feb 12, 2010 3:00 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Text Based MMO's (MUDS!)
Replies: 94
Views: 16058

Re: MUDs - Who else plays 'em?

I play Fed II and Aardwolf, the first is a mix of pretty much everything fantasy and sci fi, Aardwolf is your 'standard' MUD and has a decent player base. I don't know why I keep going back to them, Nethack (even if its not a MUD, but is a rougelike). Maybe I'm just a whore for minimalism.
by Sir-Taco
Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Making a party game
Replies: 5
Views: 995

Re: Making a party game

I think the best way to do this would be to host a party and only tell the mafia and FBI that there's a game going on. Invitees would only be told about the game if they were killed or if a gunfight erupts or something. If the invitees know about the game they will act a little strangely. Hmm, good...
by Sir-Taco
Sun Feb 07, 2010 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Making a party game
Replies: 5
Views: 995

Making a party game

Does this sound like a good idea (thanks to the wonders of Google Wave this was cobbled together in about 10 minutes, so go ahead and edit the crap out of it) A few of us thought it would be cool to mix "Mafia" and "Murder" into one big package. Heist Rules: There are four groups...
by Sir-Taco
Thu Feb 04, 2010 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2642
Views: 543053

Re: Great Steam Deals (Update me regularly!)

Bioshock 2 with Bioshock in the 4 pack is dirt cheap (for a new game). Its only 35 per person! Personally I think its worth it, the usual 60-50$ cost is always a pain to buy something that may be iffy.
by Sir-Taco
Thu Jan 21, 2010 6:22 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Co-op Boardgames
Replies: 45
Views: 4729

Re: Co-op Boardgames

So already Arkham Horror has become quite a weekly happening with my friends and I, and now Im thinking of delving into one of the many expansions. What's a good expanison to start with? Im thinking either Dunwich Horror or any of the other "Horror" full board expansions. (Also, am I corre...
by Sir-Taco
Fri Jan 01, 2010 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1559
Views: 388336

Re: I need a Game Recommendation (Recently renamed)

I guess this question is quite related here, anyways. So in the myriad of amazing steam deals I saw Shattered Horizon, but didn't get it due to my computer can't run that (even the Unreal 3 engine has considerable trouble at native res). Being a cheapskate and not willing to build another computer a...
by Sir-Taco
Sun Dec 27, 2009 6:21 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1559
Views: 388336

Re: I need a Game Recommendation (Recently renamed)

Advance Wars: Dual Strike and Advance Wars: Days of Ruin, I liked em imho. Ones much more arcade style and the other is darker/gritter, but both have good storylines and the final areas always have cool 007-style evil mastermind weapons to go up against. Difficulty is decent, with plenty of maps you...
by Sir-Taco
Sat Dec 26, 2009 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Torchlight
Replies: 25
Views: 5354

Re: Torchlight

Its on steam for 5 bucks now, and I'm wondering (to anyone whos played it), would it be worth it to someone who dosent like most rpgs and stays loyal to the Nethack/rougelike games? The random dungeons ect sure could be called diablo-ish, but is there anything there for nethack players?
by Sir-Taco
Thu Dec 17, 2009 9:56 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Computer Oddity
Replies: 11
Views: 1252

Re: Computer Oddity

Not any that I have at the moment in my big bin of hardware (ATI 9550's / Nvidia 6k series mainly), I could get a pretty decent one at frys or something.
by Sir-Taco
Thu Dec 17, 2009 4:31 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Cal Poly / Other Early Admissions
Replies: 2
Views: 818

Cal Poly / Other Early Admissions

So amazingly I got into Cal Poly with the Early crowd (first choice anyways) so heres to my useless UC / private apps that are still out there.
Anyone else going to Cal Poly? Or anyone else admitted early for that matter?

(BS in Comp Sci here)
by Sir-Taco
Thu Dec 17, 2009 4:22 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Computer Oddity
Replies: 11
Views: 1252

Re: Computer Oddity

I'll try that out, seeing if I can find the voltmeter that always would hang around in my room somewhere.
by Sir-Taco
Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:36 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Computer Oddity
Replies: 11
Views: 1252

Re: Computer Oddity

Ok, the computer has been running this whole time (2ish hours) with heat monitoring systems up. CPUs @ 64F - 72F hdds @ 96F-104F ATI gpu @ 165-181F (w fan speed at 71%) Heatsinks on CPU are still cool to the touch, mobo heatsinks are cool, ram sinks, everything is just as if it was just turned on......
by Sir-Taco
Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:27 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Computer Oddity
Replies: 11
Views: 1252

Re: Computer Oddity

Works fine on two different 2.1ghz systems, I haven't swapped the cpu out. The two were a laptop and a 4 year old clunker, but then I've taken alot of care into keeping those computers running amazingly well. I also can appropiate roughly 100-200 dollars from school funds to do whatever has to be do...
by Sir-Taco
Wed Dec 16, 2009 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Computer Oddity
Replies: 11
Views: 1252

Re: Computer Oddity

I checked temps and it runs at 70 F average and only goes up a bit, in October I replaced all the fans and made probably the best fan/heatsink only cooling system I have made to date. It also does Photoshop and all that other rendering madness, but Vegas is the most intensive on it. The odd thing is...
by Sir-Taco
Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:28 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Computer Oddity
Replies: 11
Views: 1252

Computer Oddity

So in my free time after school (huzzah for seniors) I do freelance computer repair jobs and what not; for all of my jobs I've always gotten the job done ASAP (while 60% of these are "Is it plugged in" scenarios, the rest are pretty fun to work on). But this time its different, a Student G...
by Sir-Taco
Wed Dec 09, 2009 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0673: "The Sun"
Replies: 157
Views: 35425

Re: "The Sun" Discussion

First thing in my head was "SUNSHINE!" which probably means I should watch The Core and Sunshine back to back to see what this might actually look like. I haven't seen both in a while.

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