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by Shadic
Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Seattle area!
Replies: 149
Views: 74319

Re: Seattle area!

I'd like to go, but I'm in Portland for school until mid June.

Also, I live in Olympia.
by Shadic
Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0562: "Parking"
Replies: 193
Views: 76946

Re: "Parking" Discussion

This comic reminds me of You Park Like An Asshole.
by Shadic
Thu Mar 26, 2009 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 548471

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

I swear the battles felt like some sort of mix between Fire Emblem and Chess. But I could be off on that part. But the guillotine part I'm 100% positive of, I'm sure I could recognize a screenshot (or video) of it.
by Shadic
Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 548471

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

I don't think so. If I remember correctly, it was turn based and felt more like chess. The PC game looks interesting though, thanks.

Anybody else have an idea?
by Shadic
Thu Mar 26, 2009 3:57 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 548471

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

* Background: It was a Genesis game, I'm fairly sure. * Year: I probably played in in '94, but it could have been as late as '96. * Perspective: Top-down * Art style: Pseudo-realistic. What you'd expect of a Genesis game. I think it was pretty, though. * Environment: I remember what I think was a ty...
by Shadic
Wed Mar 25, 2009 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: PS3, Xbox360, Wii, Atari 5200. Why buy? (PS3 vs XBox360)
Replies: 88
Views: 12261

Re: Should I sell my 360 and get a PS3?

..I don't even own a 360 (Nor a PS3) and I LOVE the 360 controller. The left stick is in a more natural place for my thumb to rest over the PS1/2/3, (And I hold the N64 controller from the outside) and the whole feel goes into my hands much better. I find the bumpers a bit goofy, but PS3 has the sam...
by Shadic
Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:32 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Super Smash Bros.
Replies: 1073
Views: 86538

Re: Super Smash Bros.

Kirby's Dair spikes in Brawl, as well. It's just a soft spike, and harder to use.

Kirby and Ness has the best spikes in Smash64.
by Shadic
Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0557: "Students"
Replies: 223
Views: 65631

Re: "Students" Discussion

ABlaqueHat wrote:I am a gay guy and I DO have that dream occasionally. But Tommy is, and will forever be, the white ranger The green ranger is Rita's thrall, thus the crisco.

Forget the white supremacy ranger, it's all about the Green.
by Shadic
Wed Mar 18, 2009 6:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0557: "Students"
Replies: 223
Views: 65631

Re: "Students" Discussion

I just took my Calculus final today. DAMN YOU RANDALL! OUT OF MY LIFE!

Also:

Jest Phulin wrote:I have skipped a class for so long that I no longer know where it meets

That happened to me. In real life. CS161.
by Shadic
Tue Mar 17, 2009 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SNES game recomendations
Replies: 63
Views: 4261

Re: SNES game recomendations

Fun fact: Every time you spend Evolution points on anything , your health gets completely refilled. This can include minor things like getting a horn and breaking it off again, or increasing and decreasing the size of your critter. Knowing this transforms the last boss from "virtually impossib...
by Shadic
Mon Mar 16, 2009 2:51 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Unfailable plan B's
Replies: 16
Views: 2646

Re: Unfailable plan B's

For school, plan A is typically "Do my work at a responsible pace, avoiding procrastination."

Plan B is pretty much always "Don't sleep."
by Shadic
Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nitpicky design failure (Merge'd Game Mechanics)
Replies: 285
Views: 23850

Re: Nitpicky design failures in awesome games

Speaking of both Tactics Advance games... The law system. Everything about it. It fucking sucks. End of story. And in terms of other games.. Assassin's Creed with the guards. I can grab somebody and throw them, but if I walk too quickly on a horse, they want to kill me? Huh? Also, Oblivion's psychic...
by Shadic
Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SNES game recomendations
Replies: 63
Views: 4261

Re: SNES game recomendations

EVO.

This game. So hard.
by Shadic
Thu Mar 12, 2009 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How many funny pictures DO you have saved to your hard drive
Replies: 12
Views: 1671

Re: How many funny pictures DO you have saved to your hard drive

Due to recently deciding to actually start saving images again, I only have 5MB in my "Image archives" folder. Which isn't even humor.

My entire pictures folder is 163MB, though.
by Shadic
Thu Mar 05, 2009 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Good games to play at LAN parties
Replies: 33
Views: 4674

Re: Good games to play at LAN parties

Soldat would be good.

Also Starcraft, and Warcraft III. Failing all else, try custom maps. (Especially for WCIII) Hero Wars and Footman Wars are great fun.
by Shadic
Wed Mar 04, 2009 8:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0551: "Etch-a-Sketch"
Replies: 124
Views: 25316

Re: "Etch-a-Sketch" Discussion

I know how it is, man. Some day she'll climb out of my monitor. I just hope she figures out a way to not break the screen when she does. (It'd also be nice if she scaled proportionally when she did that. Being less than a foot tall is kind of a turn-off for me.) Anime females are by default not sca...
by Shadic
Wed Feb 25, 2009 3:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 2008 Moderator and Administrator of the Year Announced!
Replies: 35
Views: 3110

Re: 2008 Moderator and Administrator of the Year Announced!

It was my response to the fact that the two of you won.. I don't really have much else to say about the two of you.

The greatest post? No, not really. But I'm sure you've dealt with worse.
by Shadic
Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 2008 Moderator and Administrator of the Year Announced!
Replies: 35
Views: 3110

Re: 2008 Moderator and Administrator of the Year Announced!

I had both Belial and Hammer respond to a request thread I made months ago, and they never gave me a follow up. :(
by Shadic
Tue Feb 17, 2009 2:21 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Beginning Dungeons & Dragons
Replies: 70
Views: 6035

Re: D&D - A new player's questions.

If he's in 3.5, wouldn't you actually want something that can heal?

I'm not that good at playing, which is probably WHY I'm so keen on having a healer, but it's very, very handy.
by Shadic
Mon Feb 16, 2009 2:58 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Retrogaming! Remember Get Off My Lawn on Snextrum 64?
Replies: 62
Views: 12554

Re: Retro Gaming: Fond memories...

And playing Zelda II (my first Zelda, and I still have a soft spot for it) with 'Swap SHEILD spell for THUNDER spell" on, only to realise that it made the game freeze when you kill the giant angel thing (before fighting Shadow Link.) That'd be Thunderbird. I love that game. :) My first Zelda a...
by Shadic
Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0543: "Sierpinski Valentine"
Replies: 138
Views: 39847

Re: Sierpinski Valentine

*Blush*
by Shadic
Mon Feb 09, 2009 5:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0541: "TED Talk"
Replies: 221
Views: 52006

Re: "TED Talk" Discussion

I use backwards smileys (: Advantages: - No annoying emoticon replacements. - Smile looks down on the sentence it applies to. - Slightly better bracket performance (this is an example (: ) But what if you start something in parenthesis with a smily? ((: Like this!) Anyways, I typically just put a s...
by Shadic
Wed Feb 04, 2009 10:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Stephen Colbert and xkcd
Replies: 43
Views: 5447

Re: Stephen Colbert and xkcd

SecondTalon wrote:Nah, you just stab one of them. Based on their reactions, you know who the liar is. That's the guy yelling "Holy crap, you totally didn't just stab me and I'm definitely not bleeding to death, and you're not a sociopath!"

You mean like this?
by Shadic
Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!
Replies: 733
Views: 114471

Re: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!

Man, if this was "Typical-length, mediocre geek guys wanted," I'd totally be in.

My hair just got back to the point where it won't stick up very bad in the morning. Another half inch or so and I'll be good.
by Shadic
Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you feel any different?
Replies: 39
Views: 3406

Re: Do you feel any different?

He's already done some things in his first day and a half, I'm happy.
by Shadic
Tue Jan 20, 2009 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Intolerant family members!
Replies: 175
Views: 16499

Re: Intolerant family members!

Luckily for me, my family is pretty tolerant towards everything, which is pretty awesome, coming from a white family that basically lived in the woods. (Only 20 minutes out of town, but whatever.) We had a gay family friend for a long while when I was much younger, but he was either killed by either...
by Shadic
Mon Jan 19, 2009 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What games are you currently playing?
Replies: 107
Views: 11029

Re: What games are you currently playing?

I'm playing Oblivion as well. This is my first time playing it, and I'm having a lot of fun. I love the Redguard class. The Adrenaline Rush ability is completely kick-ass, and I managed to beat the entire arena with almost no outside leveling just using that race ability. Strangely enough though, I'...
by Shadic
Mon Jan 19, 2009 3:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: getting rid of smoke smell
Replies: 20
Views: 2780

Re: getting rid of smoke smell

I could be totally wrong here, but your best bet would be to leave it somewhere that gets a LOT of airflow. Like, in front of a fan or something.
by Shadic
Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0528: "Windows 7"
Replies: 222
Views: 56240

Re: "Windows 7" discussion

Sorry, no. These are multiple brand new machines with a clean, fresh Vista install, no bloatware at all, and I personally watched them boot up and timed them at, at best, 5 minutes to reach the login screen and another 5 to finish logging in. I'm on a 2.2ghz Dual-Core Processor that came with 1GB o...
by Shadic
Wed Jan 07, 2009 8:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Vote for XKCD!
Replies: 51
Views: 3602

Re: XKCD vs OTHER COMICS

Bluggo wrote:No Dinosaur Comics, no Buck Godot, no Order of the Stick, no Questionable Content, no Girl Genius.


And that would be why this fails.

At least xkcd is winning.
by Shadic
Thu Dec 25, 2008 8:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's wrong with your car?
Replies: 76
Views: 5837

Re: What's wrong with your car?

ABS Light comes on randomly.
Handle to adjust angle of passenger seat cracked.
CD player blows.
Trunk likes to mold.
by Shadic
Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:56 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: MASSIVE Eve dupe uncovered (4 years and over 2,500-3,000 bil
Replies: 62
Views: 6795

Re: MASSIVE Eve dupe uncovered (4 years and over 2,500-3,000 bil

Xaddak wrote:Maybe that $5 or $10 you picked up off the street was somebody's food for the day, and now they get to go hungry at the end of the week because they're too broke to replace it. You don't know.

That's a terrible example. Whose to say that if you left the money, they're going to get it back?
by Shadic
Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: That is cruel.
Replies: 201
Views: 16838

Re: That is cruel.

ROFL is safe, though.

Odd.
by Shadic
Tue Dec 09, 2008 11:37 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Dark Board Theme/Style? (Request)
Replies: 16
Views: 2937

Re: Dark Board Theme/Style? (Request)

All this, however, is tangential to the topic. I already said that: :? And this has nothing to do with the topic at hands, anyways. I just thought you should be aware that we do have access to your profile and preferences. Do you have access to the Admin Control panel? Yes. That would be it, then. ...
by Shadic
Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Dark Board Theme/Style? (Request)
Replies: 16
Views: 2937

Re: Dark Board Theme/Style? (Request)

I just thought you should be aware that we do have access to your profile and preferences. Do you have access to the Admin Control panel? And yeah, my settings - http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/5461/settingsws2.png Edit: Also, Grouchy - I did get your PM, and no, no email. (As I said in response...
by Shadic
Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Dark Board Theme/Style? (Request)
Replies: 16
Views: 2937

Re: Dark Board Theme/Style? (Request)

I'm pretty sure that moderators can't change member's account settings. The only way you could email me from the board would be to use the "Email member," setting, which for me is currently disabled, so only you people with power get access to it. And this has nothing to do with the topic ...
by Shadic
Tue Dec 09, 2008 5:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How cluttered is your desk?
Replies: 32
Views: 3156

Re: How cluttered is your desk?

Considering it's finals week, my desk is full of stuff for studying... Ugh.

Stttuuudddyyyyyyyy........
by Shadic
Tue Dec 09, 2008 4:58 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Dark Board Theme/Style? (Request)
Replies: 16
Views: 2937

Re: Dark Board Theme/Style? (Request)

Awesome! Thanks much. If you guys need a new xkcd icon for a darker theme, and don't feel like making one, I'd be up to the task. Although contacting me via some sort of instant messaging, or even email would likely work better than here. Like a forum PM, which would send a message to your e-mail? ...
by Shadic
Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ever had a weird roommate?
Replies: 43
Views: 5293

Re: Ever had a weird roommate?

Mine's relatively tame compared to most of yours, perhaps partially because I was able to get out in time. I only lived with the guy for two months or so, but requested a move (Aka, calling the higher-ups in the Housing Office) regularly until they moved me. Anyways.. He was Psychology Major (That a...
by Shadic
Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Dark Board Theme/Style? (Request)
Replies: 16
Views: 2937

Re: Dark Board Theme/Style? (Request)

Awesome! Thanks much. If you guys need a new xkcd icon for a darker theme, and don't feel like making one, I'd be up to the task. Although contacting me via some sort of instant messaging, or even email would likely work better than here.

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