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by SecondTalon
Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:29 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1837
Views: 406597

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

* Background : a game I used to play a lot as a kid but is lost either in my 999 in 1 games CDs or collection of floppy's that I lost a lot of. You have a fighter plane you control with the mouse and there's a lot of power-ups while opponents come from all directions. * System : PC: Windows 95 or D...
by SecondTalon
Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]
Replies: 42
Views: 7421

Re: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]

Nah, someone finally tranq'd davean and we managed to drag him back to the admin cave.

We're done here.
by SecondTalon
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1837
Views: 406597

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

I sometimes feel like making up a game and giving it an overly broad timeframe (like 1994-2005) and just seeing if Deva can find something that matches it.
by SecondTalon
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:28 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1548
Views: 212321

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

The volume of the Great Pyramid of Giza is 2,583,283 cubic metres (91,227,778 cu ft)

It's volume is similar enough to The Millennium Dome/The O2

It's pretty fucking big, is what I am trying to convey here
by SecondTalon
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Good Plaice
Replies: 34
Views: 1324

Re: The Good Plaice

How have people watched S02E07 already? Aren't there still a few days before it airs Production numbers, writers, self-identification all show the double-time season premier was two distinct episodes. Star Trek:TNG's episode All Good Things is another example of this phenomenon of two different epi...
by SecondTalon
Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:30 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Rick and Morty forever and forever a hundred years
Replies: 19
Views: 3873

Re: Rick and Morty forever and forever a hundred years

Re-Microverse Setting up robots which self repair and build solar panels is *work*. It'll take hours of planning and testing, after you create the microverse. Setting up a universe to spawn life is barely any twerking over one that won't, then convincing them you're a god is a hilarious ...
by SecondTalon
Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9323
Views: 1148031

Re: Minecraft

Like, when a command block that runs a command goes - I do like seeing the output. Especially when I'm testing something.

I literally just want to suppress a single block's output.
by SecondTalon
Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9323
Views: 1148031

Re: Minecraft

I'd prefer to just destroy that script at this point. Night fell, and suddenly I couldn't see anything oscar was saying because my chat window was full up on creepers being teleported to invalid locations. Which was wild as I don't think either of us were close enough to the UFO to trigger it, and y...
by SecondTalon
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9323
Views: 1148031

Re: Minecraft

Admin: Please link the Flying Dutchman into the Harbor Transportation system as follows: The forward cabin on the Main Deck of the Flying Dutchman has a setup for telports out to the following destinations: 1) Teleport to the Asgerd Asketill: on the dock at coordinates -16530,64.5,-7600. 2) Telepor...
by SecondTalon
Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1837
Views: 406597

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

No worries. I know a lot of the time when I can't remember something clearly, just being asked can help - hence the questions.
by SecondTalon
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:28 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Good Plaice
Replies: 34
Views: 1324

Re: The Good Place

Spoilers up to S2E4 General Janet musing I don't believe creation of a Janet is especially difficult. I think that, for whatever reason, The Bad Place can't make Good Place Janets, and likely vice versa. Janet also seemed.... very, very new at the start. More specific, season 2 spoilers but...
by SecondTalon
Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:26 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1837
Views: 406597

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

Problem is - as I'm sure you're realizing - you described a genre more than a specific game. Like asking about "This game I remember where it was all first person and you ran around shooting things and there was a machine gun that was pretty fantastic. Maybe a rocket launcher too?" Which d...
by SecondTalon
Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1905: "Cast Iron Pan"
Replies: 98
Views: 4769

Re: 1905: Cast Iron Pan

Flumble wrote:Seasoning is adding spices. You add spices to food, not to pans. Unless you want to eat the pan.

Words can mean two things
by SecondTalon
Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1902: "State Borders"
Replies: 53
Views: 3607

Re: 1902: "State Borders"

Giving the dangly bit of Kentucky to Tennessee is the only way I know to resolve the Fulton County Problem.
by SecondTalon
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6337258

Re: Thoughts for ships

Only when dining with Mother.
by SecondTalon
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28314
Views: 2522496

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

Kewangji wrote:The Pretty Decent Generation, Considering.

The "Fought Facists (and sometimes were Facists)But Still Treated Minorities Like Shit" Generation

Little long, though.
by SecondTalon
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6337258

Re: Thoughts for ships

So.... what does this suggest about M. Pence calling his wife "Mother"?
by SecondTalon
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:14 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Help with some friends trying to join the site (no reply to their signups)
Replies: 25
Views: 3163

Re: Help with some friends trying to join the site (no reply to their signups)

Weird, it should be the one linked in the Face thread in General, not the one linked to the "Check out my bitchin' hat" thread in the Mod Forum.
by SecondTalon
Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Help with some friends trying to join the site (no reply to their signups)
Replies: 25
Views: 3163

Re: Help with some friends trying to join the site (no reply to their signups)

I look exactly like her when I shave and grow my hair out and rework my facial bones and skin.

Also you'd already know what I looked like if you properly stalked me.
by SecondTalon
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Help with some friends trying to join the site (no reply to their signups)
Replies: 25
Views: 3163

Re: Help with some friends trying to join the site (no reply to their signups)

You are right. I recall being able to look at Cached versions of the forum and viewing profiles that way, but it no longer seems to work. Weird. At any rate, if there's a secondtalon (or second talon) on another platform, it's got a 99% chance of being me. (Which also means I can't wait for a time w...
by SecondTalon
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13192
Views: 1214555

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

poxic wrote:This is why I don't have sex with anyone.

Funny, that's why I only have sex with no fewer than 50 people at once. I figure 1/50th of the whatever will just make my immune system learn to fight it off, like a vaccine.

It's a foolproof plan!
by SecondTalon
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:17 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]
Replies: 42
Views: 7421

Re: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]

In order...

Don't think that would work, no, yes to the first part and not really to the second, don't think that'll work but I did it anyway.
by SecondTalon
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:36 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]
Replies: 42
Views: 7421

Re: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]

davean was notified via the only contact method I have for him that does not involve the forum on or around August 30th. I don't recall the exact date and while I could look it up for precision I don't see the point. I have attempted to contact him through other avenues but have been unsuccessful. O...
by SecondTalon
Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Help with some friends trying to join the site (no reply to their signups)
Replies: 25
Views: 3163

Re: Help with some friends trying to join the site (no reply to their signups)

That's happened.

I can be reached by my profile, technically.
by SecondTalon
Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Good Plaice
Replies: 34
Views: 1324

Re: The Good Place

Wikipedia disagrees , but that doesn't particularly matter. My point about asking for specific spoilers stands. So you're saying that the creators of the show are wrong about the episode numbering of their own show? That's certainly a novel way to look at things. I am saying that who gives a single...
by SecondTalon
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Good Plaice
Replies: 34
Views: 1324

Re: The Good Place

sure, I'm not disputing that Janet is from the actual Good Place. But she's.... whatever she is, she's AI, so she only answers what she is asked. Since their hellscape is literally named The Good Place, she doesn't lie when she says that's where they are. That's my only real...
by SecondTalon
Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Good Plaice
Replies: 34
Views: 1324

Re: The Good Place

Note - I've not watched any of season 2 yet, so this maybe wrong. Did you miss the background episode on Micheal? The name of the place is The Good Place. Like Sunmerdale Estate, Rolling Hills Farm, CBGB, etc. She's not lying. She gave an incomplete answer. A complete answer would be "We...
by SecondTalon
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movie actors on TV
Replies: 7
Views: 809

Re: Movie actors on TV

Ha, silly Zohar. Like any entertainment outside American creations counts.
by SecondTalon
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movie actors on TV
Replies: 7
Views: 809

Re: Movie actors on TV

Well, yeah. Now. 15, 20 years ago? Not so much. I mean, just imagine for a minute, it's 1999. The Matrix just did it's thing. Keanu Reeves's next role is... the dopey brother of a cop on a story-based comedic drama. And he'll take time off from it in season 2 to shoot the next Matrix Film. That woul...
by SecondTalon
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28314
Views: 2522496

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

Also, and I guarantee you this -

If you disable that confirmation dialog you'll shift-del something important, impossible to recreate, or just really really time consuming to recreate in the next 90 days.

It's a fact.
by SecondTalon
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"
Replies: 398
Views: 13118

Re: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"

I also remind you of my first point. Applying D&D alignments to well rounded characters or real people is dumb. Because the D&D alignment chart is both dumb and always used incorrectly.
by SecondTalon
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"
Replies: 398
Views: 13118

Re: The Shiny New Thread!!

What is it okay to discuss? It seems like whatever doesn't suit you isn't relevant. Don't compare the antifac to fascists. Don't talk about the law. What exactly have you left to discuss? Nothing of note Why are these people Nazis in 2017? How can I help prevent strangers from becoming Nazis? How c...
by SecondTalon
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:21 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 740
Views: 217078

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

So, I just now remembered I posted that here, sent the name to my friend and that was it.

So add "Can find things off a half-assed description provided through someone else" to your list of skills.
by SecondTalon
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"
Replies: 398
Views: 13118

Re: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"

If you're asking *why* I'm sharing my known biases? It's because I am rapidly running out of shits to give re:Being An Impartial Moderator. Well at least your honest. Could you post a list of those things that you are running out of shits on so I can avoid them as topics. Toodles Alrighty. Just kee...
by SecondTalon
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"
Replies: 398
Views: 13118

Re: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"

Oh, it is. That's why I labeled it as anecdotal. Because I know it's confirmation bias. I remember all the times BenTheCrusader and LordArthur talked about "those people" in terms to make it clear they knew saying "The Blacks" wasn't acceptable but wanting to also talk about how ...
by SecondTalon
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"
Replies: 398
Views: 13118

Re: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"

In this thread, which was admittedly split from another, on the first page, you have KnightExemplar (kinda reinforcing the anecdotal data I have that people with knight or other feudal/chivalry usernames are white supremacists, knowingly or unknowingly) and SlyReaper (who has since been banned) not ...
by SecondTalon
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"
Replies: 398
Views: 13118

Re: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"

Thesh wrote:
MartianInvader wrote:Are people saying that antifa is as bad as Nazis?


That's the position of the government.

And Bingo was his name-o.
by SecondTalon
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"
Replies: 398
Views: 13118

Re: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"

The Devil doesn't need more advocates. 1. You can decide to not be a Nazi. You can't decide to not be Afro-Caribbean. 2. So the idea around the recent White Nationalist Marches are to show that there are more racist White folk than everyone thinks. I mean, in their head it's just showing support for...

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