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by MisterCheif
Fri Mar 11, 2011 12:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 8.8 Earthquake hits 250 miles from Tokyo
Replies: 471
Views: 73598

Re: 8.8 Earthquake hits 250 miles from Tokyo

Well...that and making sure their nuclear power plants don't fail. I don't know why kind of reactor they use, but I definitely remember reading that modern reactors are impossible to have a melt down. Not figuratively, but literally. The danger would be being without power. Those are only the pebbl...
by MisterCheif
Wed Mar 09, 2011 2:25 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Elder Scrolls: Discussion
Replies: 486
Views: 65774

Re: Elder Scrolls: Discussion

Vaniver wrote:
Spambot5546 wrote:Given the success of the last trailer, Bethesda has already released a trailer for Elder Scrolls VI.
That was beautiful.


It was so beautiful. Yet so horrible... It must be the music. Only such awesome music could make such a video awesome...

I love that composer.
by MisterCheif
Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books you had to read for school that you could not stand
Replies: 778
Views: 210585

Re: Books you had to read for school that you could not stan

who was it who was talking about Montana 1948? I really have to agree with you there. That book is completely based on the possible rape and possible murder of a native american woman, and for some reason the main character keeps accidentally seeing women naked. I just thought that the book should ...
by MisterCheif
Thu Mar 03, 2011 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Battlefield 3
Replies: 360
Views: 50710

Re: Battlefield 3

cod clone... I dunno, that might be true. To be honest, I don't really care. Single player is not what draws me to the Battlefield series (and considering it didn't even have a campaign at all until the Bad Company series...). I've owned Bad Company 2 since it released and I have yet to load up a s...
by MisterCheif
Thu Mar 03, 2011 11:13 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Anonymous Hacks Westboro Baptist Church's site
Replies: 71
Views: 8299

Re: Anonymous Hacks Westboro Baptist Church's site

mmmcannibalism wrote:
MisterCheif wrote:
broken_escalator wrote:pictures!


I like the "Pirates hate Ninjas" and "God Rickroll" signs.

I also now dislike anonymous slightly less.

EDIT: I also could have sworn it was illegal to make clothing out of the American flag...


Its against the flag code, not illegal.


Ah. My mistake.
by MisterCheif
Thu Mar 03, 2011 2:24 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Anonymous Hacks Westboro Baptist Church's site
Replies: 71
Views: 8299

Re: Anonymous Hacks Westboro Baptist Church's site

broken_escalator wrote:pictures!


I like the "Pirates hate Ninjas" and "God Rickroll" signs.

I also now dislike anonymous slightly less.

EDIT: I also could have sworn it was illegal to make clothing out of the American flag...
by MisterCheif
Sun Feb 27, 2011 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Libya's Protests and Civil War
Replies: 540
Views: 51908

Re: Protests: Libya's turn

Gadaffi's son has joined the protestors. http://presstv.com/detail/166900.html I made the mistake of reading the comments on that article. Suddenly, I feel myself hoping these revolutions will lead to global nuclear war. Those comments made me lose almost all faith in humanity. Though, of course, t...
by MisterCheif
Mon Feb 21, 2011 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 646744

Re: EVE Online

A friend of mine just convinced me to try the eve trial. And I love it. Now I just need to see if my plan to pay for it (initially with the use of one of those sites that pays you for completing surveys, to give me enough time to afford a pilots license) and then with pilots licenses. It should work...
by MisterCheif
Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: There's a monster in my closet
Replies: 31
Views: 4320

Re: There's a monster in my closet

Use the Pratchett method. See, if you cover your head with a blanket, the monsters doesn't know that you aren't there. But if you throw a blanket over the monster's head, then the monster doesn't know if it's there, which throws it into a terrible, paralyzing existential quandary. Darn! I was going...
by MisterCheif
Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:50 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Teacher Quotes
Replies: 1764
Views: 399559

Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

On Monday we had an assembly on sexting, and the fact that it is illegal. Why? Because the freshman are stupid extremely immature. They brought in somebody from the state to speak about it, and they are not a good speaker at all. So, I get to physics after the assembly and my physics teacher tells u...
by MisterCheif
Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kings and Castles was cancelled :(
Replies: 2
Views: 1033

Re: Kings and Castles was cancelled :(

[EDIT]

Damn. Double post.
by MisterCheif
Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kings and Castles was cancelled :(
Replies: 2
Views: 1033

Re: Kings and Castles was cancelled :(

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I've been waiting for this since the announced it! I had hoped it would correct the mistakes they made in SupCom 2, and be closer to the idea of SupCom FA, while still being more accessible. I am sad. EDIT: Wait, it seems that it is more of a "put on hold" an...
by MisterCheif
Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0852: "Local g"
Replies: 159
Views: 42485

Re: 0852: "Local g"

Being further from the center of the earth means there is a stronger push "upward" due to the rotation of the earth around itself? Then wouldn't pole vaulting at night be much more efficient due to rotation around the sun? Actually, wouldn't it be better during the day, since the sun woul...
by MisterCheif
Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:25 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Glowing Trees
Replies: 41
Views: 5363

Re: Glowing Trees

My second thought was of Laurelin and Telperion, if that helps any. Nature already has a way to take care of the bug[...] Giant freaking spiders. I have a feeling this will turn out poorly... So we just need spiders to evolve into Ungoliant to solve all the problems of insects being attracted to th...
by MisterCheif
Thu Jan 20, 2011 2:30 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo 3DS - Soon to be Cheaper, Still Headache Inducing
Replies: 120
Views: 29532

Re: Nintendo 3DS: March 27 (US), $249

SirBryghtside wrote:-quote pyramid-
I always feel like I'm the only person in the world with a non-broken original DS... it's awesome.


I wish I could say mine isn't fully broken. I mean, it still works fine, it is just one of two pieces of plastic that holds the top screen section on somehow broke.
by MisterCheif
Wed Jan 19, 2011 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Halo: Reach
Replies: 60
Views: 7719

Re: Halo: Reach

I wouldn't mind reading some spoilers about the book, if you're up to the task :) I have some studying for my physics midterm now, so I'll just give you this. Halo: Cryptum Later I may type up what you learn about the origins of the flood. EDIT: It seems that the Halo: Legends details about the For...
by MisterCheif
Wed Jan 19, 2011 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Halo: Reach
Replies: 60
Views: 7719

Re: Halo: Reach

The book is great. Not only is it very good hard sci-fi, it still gives that "Halo" feeling, despite taking place before the rings were fired. And you won't expect a lot of the history of the Halo universe that is revealed.
by MisterCheif
Wed Jan 19, 2011 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Destructable Environments
Replies: 39
Views: 4554

Re: Destructable Environments

World in Conflict. Unfortunately , it is not fully destructible, and water physics aren't there, so you can't use nukes to create a canal across the map as I attempted... However, the No Hope mod makes up for that with awesome nukes, and everything else. EDIT: Link removed, I'm trying to find a vide...
by MisterCheif
Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:03 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 582733

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim

I dare say all that nonsense about people fighting over a sword you drop in the street will be cut, but they're again promising RadiantAI. Was RadiantAI featured in Oblivion? Either they took it out completely and so we're getting something new, or they scaled it well back from the tech demo they s...
by MisterCheif
Sun Jan 09, 2011 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 582733

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim

Was RadiantAI featured in Oblivion? Either they took it out completely and so we're getting something new, or they scaled it well back from the tech demo they showed us and still called it RadiantAI, in which case this is no surprise. They completely swept Radiant AI under the rug when Oblivion was...
by MisterCheif
Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 582733

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim

-snip- The magical school of mysticism. Isn't that redundant? Touché. But fireballs and healing spells aren't proper magic, and enchantment and summoning are lame. Levitate, Detect Life, Telekinesis, Invisibility, Demoralise. Those are real spells, mageling. I imagine that most of those will be gro...
by MisterCheif
Sun Jan 02, 2011 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 582733

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim

You, sir, name? wrote:Bah. It's just gonna be Fallout 3 with swords.


In a new engine.

And anyway, wasn't Fallout 3 supposed to be "just Oblivion with guns"?
by MisterCheif
Sat Dec 25, 2010 12:38 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Perfect Moments In Music
Replies: 396
Views: 201882

Re: Perfect Moments In Music

Pretty much every sing major impact in this show.
Wow.
by MisterCheif
Fri Nov 26, 2010 12:20 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Call of Duty:Black Ops (also it's advertising)
Replies: 46
Views: 6818

Re: Call of Duty:Black Ops (also it's advertising)

360: Decent, but the community sucks with the occasional exception. Quick muting is a required skill. Also larger online population. The mute problem is solved by sticking with friends in a XBL party. Yeah, I can't talk with my teammates, but from my experience in really any game before the introdu...
by MisterCheif
Thu Sep 30, 2010 2:07 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Halo: Reach
Replies: 60
Views: 7719

Re: Halo: Reach

My Xbox hates Reach, and that's annoying, 'cause i traded in ODST to get it. I can play everything other than Campaign, which sucks, and it's not just my disc. 'cause i tried another one, and it still didn't work. Me=Fucking pissed as shit Do you have one of the 4GB slims? If not, you could try ins...
by MisterCheif
Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0795: "Conditional Risk"
Replies: 89
Views: 23145

Re: "Conditional Risk" Discussion (#795)

phlip wrote:
CorruptUser wrote:So at most 270 people know that statistic.

Not necessarily... it doesn't say those 1 in 6 deaths are caused by lightning...

So 5 out of 6 people who know that statistic discovered the secret of immortality?
I hope I am one of the 5!
by MisterCheif
Sun Sep 05, 2010 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Lockers? Bah!
Replies: 48
Views: 7891

Re: Lockers? Bah!

Turns out they gave us new lockers without telling us, and didn't change the combination on our old lockers. So, first day of school, I go to my old locker, put my lunch in, and then go to homeroom. I find out we're getting new lockers, and so I have to run all the way down the hallway to get my lun...
by MisterCheif
Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:27 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Discovery Channel held hostage by human-hating animal lover
Replies: 75
Views: 8207

Re: Discovery Channel held hostage by human-hating animal lo

>human-hating animal lover He hates humans?! I am so offended! Yeah, the title of the thread is somewhat sensationalist. That being said, look carefully boys and girls. This is what happens when you get violent for a cause, any cause; people start to vilify it. Yeah, I was sort of tired and feeling...
by MisterCheif
Wed Sep 01, 2010 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Discovery Channel held hostage by human-hating animal lover
Replies: 75
Views: 8207

Discovery Channel held hostage by human-hating animal lover

He apparently has bombs strapped to himself... This is the link to CNN's blog of what is going on. http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/09/01/police-reports-of-armed-man-at-discovery-channel-headquarters/?hpt=C1 Also, Lumbajak over at the Bay12 forums found what seems to be the cached version of his web p...
by MisterCheif
Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Travel by geology
Replies: 9
Views: 1872

Re: Travel by geology

Yes you're quite right. Realised that as I submitted the post :) Just had a thought - if the plates are converging, and the plate I am on passes over the top of the other when they meet, it could have the effect of raising me up to the required floor level too, right? No. If a plate passes on top o...
by MisterCheif
Fri Aug 27, 2010 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Lockers? Bah!
Replies: 48
Views: 7891

Re: Lockers? Bah!

I probably won't even use my locker this year because of my school's stupidity. For my freshman year, they started this 9th grade academy (which, me and a few other friends broke the team system by being in Chem for 9th grade, but that is another story). So, they have all the freshman homerooms toge...
by MisterCheif
Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: [NO LYRICS ALLOWED]Instrumental Music Thread
Replies: 45
Views: 9956

Re: [NO LYRICS ALLOWED]Instrumental Music Thread

DCI

More specifically Phantom Regiment's 2008 show. It is epic.
by MisterCheif
Wed Aug 25, 2010 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Getting a Dog During College
Replies: 14
Views: 2655

Re: Getting a Dog During College

There are these miniature dotsons that are just cute little dogs... Dachsunds (pronounced dock-sin). They're great little dogs, even purebred. Though, they do tend to develop back problems. But then again, most breeds of dogs tend to have some sort of breed-specific health problem that occurs when ...
by MisterCheif
Tue Aug 24, 2010 1:24 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 699920

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

(unfortunately I haven't started digging yet, so I suspect there will be some nasty mechanic that will prevent me from making my settlement down there. For example, the undead/skeletal creatures that occupied the fortress at first had miasma all around them. I don't know if this is a feature of und...
by MisterCheif
Sat Aug 21, 2010 5:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 699920

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

Or if you have the space to spare, but not easily available water, you could carve out a solid chunk of natural wall above, and drop it into the channel. I'm not familiar with the consequences of cave-ins - when the wall falls, will it be a wall when it falls or just rocks? This seems to be the eas...
by MisterCheif
Fri Aug 20, 2010 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 699920

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

I forgot to put in a diagonal path in the plumbing for my wells to get rid of the pressure, as it is filling from the brook several z-levels above. I lost two of my planned well rooms, along with the hospital that I had dug out and not set up yet. I'll have to drain it into the caverns when winter c...
by MisterCheif
Thu Aug 19, 2010 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 699920

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

While building my 24 z-level pump stack to bring magma to my workshop level, I keep looking up to the surface to find it engulfed in flames. Apparently turkeys keep startling one of my dwarves, who happens to be an obsidian dwarf. Obsidian dwarves have the tendency to shoot fireballs... (I'm using t...
by MisterCheif
Sat Aug 14, 2010 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SpaceStation 13
Replies: 41
Views: 9822

Re: SpaceStation 13

Apparently the ban from one server was changed from 10 days to permanent... I am annoyed...
by MisterCheif
Sun Aug 08, 2010 2:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SpaceStation 13
Replies: 41
Views: 9822

Re: SpaceStation 13

Say. I just started playing, but now I have been banned from 3 of the major public servers. One was for filling the station with plasma before I understood that it tells you if you are syndicate if you actually are, and you aren't automatically syndicate if you select "yes"... The other tw...
by MisterCheif
Thu Aug 05, 2010 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: DF Succession 3.1
Replies: 100
Views: 10929

Re: DF Succession 3.1

I won't be able to work on it until a week from Monday, so push me to the back of the list...
I have to move stuff out of the basement so we can get leaks fixed and the floor tiled...

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