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by Ian Ex Machina
Fri Oct 24, 2008 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Discuss your Signature
Replies: 800
Views: 70344

Re: Discuss your Signature

Slayer.
Classy.
by Ian Ex Machina
Fri Oct 24, 2008 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2807948

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NBA

Confession: I really need to tidy my room, and it will involve bin bags :(
(Just to note nothing is rotting/dead in my room.)
by Ian Ex Machina
Thu Oct 23, 2008 11:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2807948

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NBA

Confession: Last time I posted here it was about me not posting enough on these forums, after that i didn't have inrternet til now so I didn't actually do anything about it.
by Ian Ex Machina
Sat Aug 30, 2008 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 699124

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.

I doubt i'm doing better. For one I have no defence, and two I dunno if I'll survive winter... don't know if I have plump helmet seeds as I have no seed bag. (Not cooking them though, no kitchen as of yet.) EDIT- Survived winter but then dug a misplaced channel and flooded my furnace and farm floor,...
by Ian Ex Machina
Sat Aug 30, 2008 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 699124

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.

I haven't lost yet. I didn't bother to pick what I started with so it may disadvantage me. So far I have: -Dug an underground lair -Dug through flashing blue blocks near some blue 7 -Hastily abandoned an underground lair -Dug into the side of a mountain -Started farming, crafting shell things, minin...
by Ian Ex Machina
Sat Aug 30, 2008 3:33 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 699124

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.

After reading this thread I am intrigued and have downloaded DF.
Expect tales of failure soon
by Ian Ex Machina
Sat Aug 30, 2008 11:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2807948

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NBA

Confession: Recently I have just been reading these fora but hardly ever posting in them.
by Ian Ex Machina
Wed Aug 20, 2008 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Soul Caliber IV
Replies: 42
Views: 4480

Re: Soul Caliber IV

I have to say I preferred SC3 character creation, if only for the fact they had the extra weapon styles (like monkey style pole and blade shoes.)

However so far i think I'm competant with...
..no-one, I need lots of practice :(

Also Critical finishes are so awesome if only they were less rare.
by Ian Ex Machina
Thu Aug 07, 2008 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Charity Shops / Secondhand Items
Replies: 45
Views: 4310

Re: Charity Shops / Secondhand Items

@3fj - If I see one will do.

@Wombat + hipp5 - Used lingerie is banned from sale at my shop (Scope), but bras and swimwear isn't, so hey ho.

I also bought some salt and pepper shakers today that looked like marble, kind of.
:)
by Ian Ex Machina
Wed Aug 06, 2008 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Charity Shops / Secondhand Items
Replies: 45
Views: 4310

Re: Charity Shops / Secondhand Items

http://img227.imageshack.us/img227/5650/p8060008smqb8.jpg From left to right "Red Lion Company" "China" "Wu Han" (It's a city, or province, I'm rusty on Chinese geography) Bottom: "East Wind Abacus Factory" (factory is the closest translation I can think of a...
by Ian Ex Machina
Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Charity Shops / Secondhand Items
Replies: 45
Views: 4310

Re: Charity Shops / Secondhand Items

Ps. Anyone know chinese? As there is a tag, whch I'm guessing says the equivalent of "Made in China" but I'm not sure and it annoys me not knowing. http://img227.imageshack.us/img227/5650/p8060008smqb8.jpg It says "Use 2x AA Batteries. Observe correct polarity. Do not use dissimilar ...
by Ian Ex Machina
Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Charity Shops / Secondhand Items
Replies: 45
Views: 4310

Charity Shops / Secondhand Items

I am back in my hometown, between housing contracts, too little time for me to get a paying job so I am volunteering at a local charity shop, anyhow I never really went in charity shops before hand, but after working there I've found it fun to see what people donate/throw away. Sometimes its a whole...
by Ian Ex Machina
Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Super Smash Bros.
Replies: 1074
Views: 90975

Re: Super Smash Bros.

aion7 wrote:Super Smash Bros. XXX


FAAAALCON COCKSLAP!
I would buy it if it had that.
by Ian Ex Machina
Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:22 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Super Smash Bros.
Replies: 1074
Views: 90975

Re: Super Smash Bros.

Super Smash Bros. Rumble
It sounds likely?
by Ian Ex Machina
Mon Aug 04, 2008 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Brag to me and I shall listen
Replies: 84
Views: 7524

Re: Brag to me and I shall listen

I completed tetris.
by Ian Ex Machina
Sat Jul 26, 2008 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SMAC Carbon on Mac OS 10.6 (problem with saving progress)
Replies: 114
Views: 12081

Re: Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Great Game, or Greatest Game?

Faction Creating: SMACX comes with an easy faction creator, whereby you load another faction's file and are able to change nearly everything about it. However you will use their photo/city artwork. I know the files that contain the images, but I am unsure how to make them link to a newly created fa...
by Ian Ex Machina
Fri Jul 25, 2008 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SMAC Carbon on Mac OS 10.6 (problem with saving progress)
Replies: 114
Views: 12081

Re: Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Great Game, or Greatest Game?

Faction Creating: SMACX comes with an easy faction creator, whereby you load another faction's file and are able to change nearly everything about it. However you will use their photo/city artwork. I know the files that contain the images, but I am unsure how to make them link to a newly created fac...
by Ian Ex Machina
Tue Jul 22, 2008 7:39 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SMAC Carbon on Mac OS 10.6 (problem with saving progress)
Replies: 114
Views: 12081

Re: Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Great Game, or Greatest Game?

I've never had an compulsion to play Crossfire. Sure, some of the new secret projects are nice but they are also kind of broken (Ex. Cloudbase Academy). On the other hand, they did fix Hunter-Seeker Algorithm. But H-S isn't that broken either since Miriam can more or less have the equivalent by bei...
by Ian Ex Machina
Mon Jul 21, 2008 6:56 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SMAC Carbon on Mac OS 10.6 (problem with saving progress)
Replies: 114
Views: 12081

Re: Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Great Game, or Greatest Game?

"A handsome young Cyborg named Ace, Wooed women at every base, But once ladies glanced at His special enhancement They vanished with nary a trace." -- Barracks Graffiti, Sparta Command You know, I never did figure out exactly what kind of dirty that limerick is supposed to be. There's a f...
by Ian Ex Machina
Mon Jul 21, 2008 12:12 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SMAC Carbon on Mac OS 10.6 (problem with saving progress)
Replies: 114
Views: 12081

Re: Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Great Game, or Greatest Game?

"A handsome young Cyborg named Ace,
Wooed women at every base,
But once ladies glanced at
His special enhancement
They vanished with nary a trace."

-- Barracks Graffiti, Sparta Command
by Ian Ex Machina
Mon Jul 21, 2008 12:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Discuss your Signature
Replies: 800
Views: 70344

Re: Discuss your Signature

Mine is a picture I found in my pictures folder.
So I assume I downloaded it for a reason.

It shows that, I am for real.
by Ian Ex Machina
Sat Jul 19, 2008 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1940
Views: 557800

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

* Background: PlayStation I think * Year: mid 90's * Perspective: Third person * Art style: Cartoony * Environment: Usually cityscapes * Mood: I think it was light hearted * Genre: Platformer * Gameplay: You played as some sort of rabbit thing (Which I think was a robot) and you had to find Carrots...
by Ian Ex Machina
Sat Jul 19, 2008 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Should America retire the Penny? (Also, let's compare money)
Replies: 174
Views: 18008

Re: Should America retire the Penny? (Also, let's compare money)

In the interest of comparing money here is the UK's money (no scottish notes i'm afraid.) http://www.uk-yankee.com/wiki-manual/lib/exe/fetch.php/finances/gbp-notes.jpg Coins: http://www.metric.org.uk/images/decimalcoins.gif Different designs on the £1 coins: http://farm1.static.flickr.com/121/273023...
by Ian Ex Machina
Sat Jul 19, 2008 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Super Smash Bros.
Replies: 1074
Views: 90975

Re: Super Smash Bros.

Pink Captain Faclon is the only way to go. Same goes for Luigi, Dedede, and toon Link. Yes. On the topic of Xkcd game night talky voice stuff, any program used specifically, and also it will be casual with some items? According to the Brawl data I main Lucario, and he is awesome but I kinda got a l...
by Ian Ex Machina
Fri Jul 18, 2008 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Super Smash Bros.
Replies: 1074
Views: 90975

Re: Super Smash Bros.

Oooh, I'd like to play brawl against someone, if they want.
If there is any matches coming up (my codes are in the stickied code thread.)
by Ian Ex Machina
Fri Jul 18, 2008 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SMAC Carbon on Mac OS 10.6 (problem with saving progress)
Replies: 114
Views: 12081

Re: Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Great Game, or Greatest Game?

Actually... I was wondering about Infiltrator status. You get it with the Empath Guild and/or being the Planetary Governor. As Lal, of course, I'm almost always the Planetary Governor (pop limits restriction removed + double vote means I can outvote the entire planet) but I don't know what the Infi...
by Ian Ex Machina
Thu Jul 17, 2008 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Super Smash Bros.
Replies: 1074
Views: 90975

Re: Super Smash Bros.

Snake should give some of his priority to Captain Falcon.
by Ian Ex Machina
Thu Jul 17, 2008 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SMAC Carbon on Mac OS 10.6 (problem with saving progress)
Replies: 114
Views: 12081

Re: Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Great Game, or Greatest Game?

Tch, all this talk about Spartans, Gaians, and UoP. Am I the only guy who likes the UN and Morgan? (Also, whenever I play Morgan, I don't imagine Nwabudike Morgan's voice but instead imagine Morgan Freeman saying everything) I played UN the other day, so many talents, so many popups about golden ag...
by Ian Ex Machina
Thu Jul 17, 2008 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Registrar wins same-sex tribunal.
Replies: 19
Views: 2055

Re: Registrar wins same-sex tribunal.

Would you protest then when you lost your job? That's my issue with these kind of cases. I don't object to letting your morals overrule your work, but you should not expect to do that and remain working at that job. If you refuse to do the work you're being paid to do, whether it's because you obje...
by Ian Ex Machina
Thu Jul 17, 2008 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3524282

Re: Rant Thread

Someone has been using my toothpaste. It pisses me off that when everyone was in the house no-one used it but now we are all moving out soon they think they won't buy their own stuff and just use mine.(Just like they won't buy toilet paper, hence why those that bought some are keeping it, and those ...
by Ian Ex Machina
Thu Jul 17, 2008 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Registrar wins same-sex tribunal.
Replies: 19
Views: 2055

Registrar wins same-sex tribunal.

The story is that a registrar; Lillian Ladele won a case so that she does not have to perform civil partnerships, and that after reading the previous articles about her, that she feared that the council would harass her and she would be vilified. BBC link to pre-decision information: http://news.bbc...
by Ian Ex Machina
Thu Jul 17, 2008 12:14 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: FF XIII
Replies: 136
Views: 13235

Re: FF XIII

Woo Xbox release :D
I hope it is more like FF9 gameplay mechanics than 12 or 7, I'd be happy it had FF5 style job systems, (not the dressup X-2).

I hate materia, I like everyone have their own specfic jobs to start with...
by Ian Ex Machina
Thu Jul 17, 2008 12:06 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SMAC Carbon on Mac OS 10.6 (problem with saving progress)
Replies: 114
Views: 12081

Re: Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Great Game, or Greatest Game?

For some reason, I've never played as anyone but the Gaians in every one of my games. I considered playing UN once, but at the last moment switched back to Gaian. Probably because (a) I have a ridiculous weakness for playing hotties and (b) she has a *really* easy time converting/pumping up mindwor...
by Ian Ex Machina
Wed Jul 16, 2008 9:47 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SMAC Carbon on Mac OS 10.6 (problem with saving progress)
Replies: 114
Views: 12081

Re: Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Great Game, or Greatest Game?

Her redeeming feature for me is that her church bases look more pleasing than most of the others I know. The faction is so terrible (probably slightly better than the Spartans, but still so terrible) but they have the best-looking bases. Ugh Spartans, their bases look the worst I think. Maybe we co...
by Ian Ex Machina
Tue Jul 15, 2008 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SMAC Carbon on Mac OS 10.6 (problem with saving progress)
Replies: 114
Views: 12081

Re: Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Great Game, or Greatest Game?

@Phen I'm running Smac and Smacx in Vista, and no problems running. @Okita I hate (not in difficulty to play against or as but for annoyance) Miriam, all the time she is just "blah blah you chose tech eeeeeevil, but gimme it or i'll attack, or maybe i'll just attack everything in crazed fury&qu...
by Ian Ex Machina
Tue Jul 15, 2008 2:23 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: If you could combine two(or more) games
Replies: 228
Views: 63168

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

Viva Pinata + FEAR = Not as happy and safe for children as you'd expect.

You get given the garden to start, but strange things start to happen, strange very scary things...
by Ian Ex Machina
Tue Jul 15, 2008 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Super Smash Bros.
Replies: 1074
Views: 90975

Re: Super Smash Bros.

Adding to the position against a wall thing, maybe eat a hot curry, use the fireballs, or use a fire flower aswell?
by Ian Ex Machina
Tue Jul 15, 2008 2:00 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Tesla Commits to Cheaper Car
Replies: 19
Views: 2312

Re: Tesla Commits to Cheaper Car

I think we could all be convinced to ride with the mastermind, forcibly if necessary...
by Ian Ex Machina
Tue Jul 15, 2008 1:49 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Tesla Commits to Cheaper Car
Replies: 19
Views: 2312

Re: Tesla Commits to Cheaper Car

Indon wrote:
Ian Ex Machina wrote:If it looks like this I want one:


The prism cars would be better.

They run more efficiently depending on how many of them are on the road with you!


Why not go camping in mirage cars, a nice private holiday away from the crowds, no-one here but us trees...

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