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by MisterCheif
Sat Aug 27, 2011 2:34 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 701740

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

so, what would be the best way to capture an alligator in a murky pool? I think it'd make a nice addition to my fortress, either as a trophy or a beast of gladiator-killing. Build a tunnel to the side of the pool and place a cage trap in it, as well as cage traps around the tile you will channel ou...
by MisterCheif
Fri Aug 26, 2011 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 584368

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

Good hands-on article. Confirms Vamps, pushing zombies off cliffs, better loot and a ton of other stuff. I really, reeaaallllllllly, need to get around to preordering this. Also, those argonians = amazing! I still think I'll have to stick to a cliched Nord for my first character. But my second? Arg...
by MisterCheif
Mon Aug 22, 2011 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Billionaire funding artificial libertarian islands
Replies: 387
Views: 34560

Re: Billionaire funding artificial libertarian islands

Adacore wrote:So basically, they want to build a floating version of Rapture? Yeah, I can totally see that ending well.


That was the first thing I though of when I saw this.

Peter Thiel: Real life's Andrew Ryan
by MisterCheif
Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:22 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Ultimate glitch thread
Replies: 51
Views: 8521

Re: Ultimate glitch thread

might as well toss in the Gary glitch from FO3 operation anchorage DLC. if you position a dead body (there's a conveniently located one near the start of the DLC with the name "Gary 23", thus the name of the glitch) in front of you before you enter the simulation pod that brings you to th...
by MisterCheif
Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Pakistan lets China see US helicopter
Replies: 40
Views: 5067

Re: Pakistan lets China see US helicopter

Edit: As a US citizen, the news in the OP is not happy-making. But the reflexive demonization of China in this thread as a result is dismaying. You're surprised that China doesn't want to play contented minion to the US and wants to get some of its own back? No shit. I just hope we don't decide tha...
by MisterCheif
Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fallout: New Vegas : It's Anti-Materiel. Not Material.
Replies: 613
Views: 91658

Re: Fallout: New Vegas : It's Anti-Materiel. Not Material.

Finally made my way to the quarry with all the deathclaws. Level 24 + sniper rifle + AP ammo = a lot of dead deathclaws having no idea what just hit them. I think mama deathclaw took 2 or 3 shots. Alpha male took a few more. I did feel kind of bad slaughtering the baby deathclaws, though. Just a fe...
by MisterCheif
Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Your Schedule
Replies: 655
Views: 164069

Re: Your Schedule

Ah yes, they tried putting AP Calc BC during band one time (I was a freshman and didn't have to worry about it). It was surprising how fast it got changed (basically because nearly everyone in BC was in band). It got to the point where the school actually learned that if you've got an AP class that...
by MisterCheif
Sat Jul 30, 2011 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Your Schedule
Replies: 655
Views: 164069

Re: Your Schedule

Well, the school has finally put up the gradebook, so I know how my classes are arranged for my senior year. Pd 1: AP Physics B/C Pd 2: 2 AP Physics lab days, 2 AP Bio lab days, and 2 Study Halls. (That's right bitches, my school actually did something right for the overachieving students and made A...
by MisterCheif
Sat Jul 30, 2011 2:06 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 701740

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

Alright I can't seem to prevent my farm animals from starving to death. I made a nice big pasture on grass for them but they just die and die and die. I believe there are some that are currently a bit glitched because of their speed. Farm animals need to eat a certain number of tiles of grass per a...
by MisterCheif
Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Classical works with the best use of percussion
Replies: 23
Views: 16261

Re: Classical works with the best use of percussion

I'd say Holst's 2nd Suite in Eb, especially the 3rd movement, Song of the Black Smith. The score calls for an anvil, but at District Band when it turned out that we had no anvil, they took one of those removable metal door posts (that are especially used in double doors at schools, because of the fa...
by MisterCheif
Thu Jul 07, 2011 12:56 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Lord of the Rings Online
Replies: 49
Views: 15249

Re: Lord of the Rings Online - Now Free2Play!

I played this for a while back when they first made it free, and I got to level 20 with a Captain but I quit once I hit the end of the free stuff. I'm thinking about getting back into it. I'm a US player, if that makes any difference. I know that they added free stuff up to level 30 before I starte...
by MisterCheif
Wed Jul 06, 2011 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Lord of the Rings Online
Replies: 49
Views: 15249

Re: Lord of the Rings Online - Now Free2Play!

I played this for a while back when they first made it free, and I got to level 20 with a Captain but I quit once I hit the end of the free stuff. I'm thinking about getting back into it. I'm a US player, if that makes any difference. I know that they added free stuff up to level 30 before I starte...
by MisterCheif
Fri Jul 01, 2011 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1991
Views: 488336

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

Word I hate? Pop. When referring to a soda. I just look at them like they said "do you have any aoasdaeklahf?" I refuse to acknowledge any sentence with the word pop in it as an english sentence. I just say "what?" until they say soda. They know the right way. Listen: Fuck you ....
by MisterCheif
Fri Jul 01, 2011 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Let's ACTUALLY listen to each other's music!
Replies: 72
Views: 13703

Re: Let's ACTUALLY listen to each other's music!

I assume by school you mean University/ College? I know American's take 'band' much more seriously than the UK but that was very impressive for 'just' a school band. Nope. It's all high school level. :) Nice performance. Shitty crowd. I like Opeth, but I haven't heard this track before and I like i...
by MisterCheif
Mon Jun 27, 2011 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: If you could combine two(or more) games
Replies: 228
Views: 64207

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

Battlefield and Battlestations: Pacific. The gameplay mechanics and vehicular focus of the Battlefield games, combinged with the massive scale of Battlestations and its massive air and sea battles (and naval landings in Pacific). Titan mode with carriers? Sweet. Massive air battles, with teams havin...
by MisterCheif
Sat Jun 18, 2011 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Let's ACTUALLY listen to each other's music!
Replies: 72
Views: 13703

Re: Let's ACTUALLY listen to each other's music!

I'll point you towards Closure Nice performance. Shitty crowd. I like Opeth, but I haven't heard this track before and I like it. Now how about an Assassin's Creed 2 OST ? Well, now I've got another OST to start listening through. :P Based off that, you might like the 3 OSTs for Fullmetal Alchemist...
by MisterCheif
Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Lord of the Rings Online
Replies: 49
Views: 15249

Re: Lord of the Rings Online - Now Free2Play!

Yep, Snowbourne still seems to be UK, as I (a US player) went to sign up and got a UK terms of service. Not that I won't try and see what my ping is to confirm. EDIT: Yep. Bad lag. Definitely not a US server. EDIT2: I may have been wrong. I tried Snowbourn again, to do some Turbine Point grinding wi...
by MisterCheif
Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9440
Views: 1519894

Re: Minecraft

Minecraft coming to XBox Live with Kinect support! Soon we can all punch trees by punching at the air! And I though Wii elbow was painful. Kinect shoulder sounds absolutly excrutiating. But all that more realistic when you have to mine blocks one excruciating pick swing at a time! Which is why it i...
by MisterCheif
Thu May 26, 2011 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0903: "Extended Mind"
Replies: 666
Views: 185084

Re: #903: Extended MInd

The alt text is incorrect. There are several articles ( "computer software" and "oral history" for instance) that will trap you in loops. It's rather funny - I'd talked about this with a friend of mine a couple days ago, and I've spent the last few looking for those loops and pl...
by MisterCheif
Wed May 25, 2011 11:09 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Replies: 41
Views: 5172

Re: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

And you could always say they are copying Battlefield 3's plot, seeing as combat in New York, Paris, and London have already been confirmed for that for months. But that' something a fanboy would do. And if I were to do that, it would make me more like the CoD fanboys that would go on a store's webp...
by MisterCheif
Thu May 19, 2011 7:22 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Project Amandacation
Replies: 24
Views: 2398

Re: Project Amandacation

Shadow of the Colossus, somehow. If I was to recommend a good multiplayer game, I'd go for Civilization IV, which I play with my own girlfriend and is a simple, straightforward and pretty introduction to 4X gaming. Alpha Centauri was brilliant, but it's not the easiest thing in the world to pick up...
by MisterCheif
Sat May 14, 2011 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 701740

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

JamesP wrote::oops:

I was still using the version the goes with the 'Newby's guide.'

God damn.


I wish he would make a new newby guide for 2010. I still hate finding an embark with everything I want, which the embark from the newby guide provided.
by MisterCheif
Sun May 01, 2011 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: FIRST Robotics and Tech Challenge Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 1482

Re: FIRST Robotics and Tech Challenge Thread

Paper airplanes? Why :roll: ? BOB and Hayley were there for concert or something? :D I think the people stuck in the upper decks were bored or something. One person started it, and suddenly half the stadium was trying to make one that could reach the stage. Before the FRC finals, somebody got one t...
by MisterCheif
Fri Apr 29, 2011 10:32 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: FIRST Robotics and Tech Challenge Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 1482

Re: FIRST Robotics and Tech Challenge Thread

Yeah, its great. There was a FTC match with Dean Kamen coaching one side and Will I Am coachnig the other. Then there is the Black Eyed Peas concert tonight. Anyway, we placed 8th 11th (our rank changed after I was on the field for alliance selection and nobody told me until now) in Edison but didn'...
by MisterCheif
Wed Apr 27, 2011 1:18 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: FIRST Robotics and Tech Challenge Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 1482

FIRST Robotics and Tech Challenge Thread

I remember there used to be a FRC/FTC thread in the school forum, but since my searches are not turning up anything, I am starting this new one.

Anybody here at Worlds in St. Louis? I'm here as a member of FTC team 4077, MASH.

Sorry if any formatting is screwed up. I am posting from my zune hd.
by MisterCheif
Mon Apr 25, 2011 1:01 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: College Decisions
Replies: 16
Views: 2966

Re: College Decisions

Looks like I'm going to Rensselaer. Really glad about it, because even though it's more expensive than the other school I was considering, by a lot, it offered enough financial aid to cover the difference. By a lot. :D Majoring in aeronautical engineering, tentatively, I 'm really not sure yet. Con...
by MisterCheif
Sat Apr 16, 2011 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: SpaceStation 13
Replies: 41
Views: 9881

Re: SpaceStation 13

The admin just banned space because of mass complaints about it griefing...
by MisterCheif
Fri Apr 15, 2011 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Shogun 2: Total War
Replies: 51
Views: 10564

Re: Shogun 2: Total War

Well, I got the black ship, and it is one bad ass-ship. It destroys everything. And it was not difficult to capture seeing as it as it war with everyone, but will not actually attack, or move through the zone of control of your ships unless retreating. It stopped just south of my trade node, so I ju...
by MisterCheif
Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fallout 3!
Replies: 1500
Views: 146933

Re: Fallout 3!

I could swear they use the same music. The same music! I find that very unlikely. However, I believe both had their atmospheric music done by Jeremy Soule, and his compositions are all broadly similar. I definitely hear pure, unaltered Oblivion atmospheric music in there. It had a nice nostalgic fe...
by MisterCheif
Mon Apr 11, 2011 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Shogun 2: Total War
Replies: 51
Views: 10564

Re: Shogun 2: Total War

And did anybody get a problem where a trade spot stopped working, and you could select but not move the fleet in it? It happened to three of mine, so I had to scuttle and replace the fleets. I started as the Shimaze and the happened to me too, it normally occured if there was a battle with the trad...
by MisterCheif
Sun Apr 10, 2011 1:41 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Shogun 2: Total War
Replies: 51
Views: 10564

Re: Shogun 2: Total War

I have to agree with how awesome the Shimazu are. I quickly sent fleets of 7 trade ships and three ships to defend them to every single trade port after I brought down the Ito, and then I finished seizing Kyushu after Sagara attacked me. Now I'm just pushing past Kyoto to secure my last few province...
by MisterCheif
Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:12 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Shogun 2: Total War
Replies: 51
Views: 10564

Re: Shogun 2: Total War

Remember, you need to hold Kyoto for a full year. [edit]Actually, is that true? That's true to be named Shogun, apparently, but it's not clear that's actually one of the victory conditions (i.e. hold 25 provinces plus these 7 provinces). Idk. I can check on sunday or monday when I have time to play...
by MisterCheif
Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Word filter reverseengineerapalooza
Replies: 172
Views: 17898

Re: Word filter reverseengineerapalooza

n u c l e a r -> nuclear
by MisterCheif
Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Word filter reverseengineerapalooza
Replies: 172
Views: 17898

Re: Word filter reverseengineerapalooza

I am here from the minecraft thread to report another one.

c r e e p e r (s) -> creeper
by MisterCheif
Wed Mar 30, 2011 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9440
Views: 1519894

Re: digital crack and Lego

mieulium wrote:Wait when is wordfilter day?

Rippy's castle getting.. holy.


Right now is wordfilter day.

And I just got into this as well. Though I wish the mod used for the Super Minecraft videos was updated to v1.3_01. And on the topic of mods this one will be epic if it is ever finished.
by MisterCheif
Wed Mar 30, 2011 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Word filter reverseengineerapalooza
Replies: 172
Views: 17898

Re: Word filter reverseengineerapalooza

e f f e c t -> effect
by MisterCheif
Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo 3DS - Soon to be Cheaper, Still Headache Inducing
Replies: 120
Views: 29567

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

My original DS worked fine last time I tried it, which was right before I got a DSi. According to Wiki, there's exactly four retail DSi only games. DSiWare has a lot more of varying quality. I have to say that I just got a DSi. I considered the 3DS, but because the main reason I wanted a new DS was...
by MisterCheif
Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Burrito Rage.
Replies: 49
Views: 3946

Re: Burrito Rage.

Air Gun =/= Air Soft However, I'm not American, so the phrase could have a different meaning. Here in the UK, I always think of the metal pellets meant for killing birds and rats. Not the plastic balls used for games. I've heard of serious injuries from the metal pellet ones. Mainly eye and brain d...
by MisterCheif
Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Anonymous plans on releasing BoA documents
Replies: 44
Views: 4916

Re: Anonymous plans on releasing BoA documents

Radical_Initiator wrote:
juststrange wrote:That said, they'd have to do something Anon wouldn't do, and thats a very small list.


Abusing cats is the only thing that comes immediately to mind.


Or bringing down lolcats, seeing as the internet is more of their element.
by MisterCheif
Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:47 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Alternative Energy Storage
Replies: 50
Views: 5181

Re: Alternative Energy Storage

1600Kcal/Kg Try more like 9000. (Maybe even more than that...) Sure, if you're Goku. Goku doesn't store power in fat! He stores it in his hair! Anyway, using assuming the entire population of the US is fat is kind of an assholish thing to do. Of course, if you are using it merely as a general extre...

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