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by big boss
Tue Sep 27, 2011 1:10 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Mindfuck Movies
Replies: 72
Views: 37976

Re: Mindfuck Movies

No one has mentioned Memento? Then again that is a more popular movie and the OP might be looking for some more obscure films.
by big boss
Mon Sep 26, 2011 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 762304

Re: Doctor Whom

Finally watched the entire series in the past 3 months been wanting to read this thread for a while but used my willpower to avoid spoiling it for myself. Anyways... This might have been mentioned before but its a long thread... Did anyone else think of the funeral scenes from Star Wars when the doc...
by big boss
Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:24 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Whitehouse opens petition site
Replies: 224
Views: 31095

Re: Whitehouse opens petition site

How long until Colbert starts a petition for something and it becomes the most popular one...
by big boss
Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:59 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gizmodo Girl Writes Scathing "Magic" Article
Replies: 61
Views: 13461

Re: Gizmodo Girl Writes Scathing "Magic" Article

My high school english teach always told his class "good writing is concise writing." Which I think he didn't do too well, but that does not invalidate his points. I do think he was overly forgiving of Alyssa, and I was angry that he was so convinced in thinking that she was not being shal...
by big boss
Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: NASA satellite could land anywhere
Replies: 77
Views: 9121

Re: NASA satellite could land anywhere

I'm actually kind of surprised they can't determine where its going to land yet (at least a general area), they can't even determine what continent/ocean except that its not North America.
by big boss
Fri Sep 23, 2011 1:29 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books you had to read for school that you could not stand
Replies: 778
Views: 210751

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

The Scarlet Letter. Damn Nate and his periodic sentences. Ohh and Pride and Prejudice.
by big boss
Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Who have you hated escorting the most?
Replies: 68
Views: 10912

Re: Who have you hated escorting the most?

If anyone played Blast Corps on the N64, escorting the train by clearing the track with the Backlash truck was horror. Technically any hard part of Blast Corps counts, since the whole game is an escort mission. But I agree, the backlash was rage-inducing to an unheard-of degree. Augh, that horrible...
by big boss
Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 320
Views: 142971

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

It's back!!!!!! I really liked that episode. I'll be interested to see how they draw out the mysterious man with information storyline - will Castle be trying to figure out who he is, or will he just leave him alone? Will he keep calling to remind Castle to pull Beckett everytime she gets too c...
by big boss
Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:41 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Topman pulls T-shirts with 'sexist and offensive' slogans
Replies: 66
Views: 9696

Re: Topman pulls T-shirts with 'sexist and offensive' slogan

I thought the 1st shirt was funny and would have bought it as a joke (that is if I was ever looking for a shirt to piss of my girlfriend), never worn it in public because I don't want to come across as a douchbag to complete strangers, but if your with friends/family who know your not a dick and its...
by big boss
Mon Sep 19, 2011 3:45 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Slutwalk [trigger warning]
Replies: 149
Views: 17219

Re: Slutwalk

"You know, I think we're beating around the bush here. I've been told I'm not supposed to say this – however, women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimised." I guess opinions can differ on exactly what he was implying by that statement. I don't think he was trying t...
by big boss
Sun Sep 18, 2011 6:34 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Port Blockage
Replies: 2
Views: 796

Port Blockage

I can't play assassin's creed 2 because I can't connect to their servers (their damn DRM). Anyways a port being blocked might be the problem. I have tried the game on an internet connection at a book store and it worked fine, but it won't work on my home network. My googlefu has failed me so I turn ...
by big boss
Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:14 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Credible 9/11 anniversary terrorism threat
Replies: 79
Views: 9148

Re: Credible 9/11 anniversary terrorism threat

It's awful that 3000 people died, but hey, anybody remember that earthquake in Hatia, or Hattland, or I dunno, all those other countries seem just the same to my self-important American brain. I think it's near Japan. </snark> That earthquake is estimated to have killed 46000 to 316000 people. At L...
by big boss
Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Suites
Replies: 5
Views: 3785

Re: Suits

I do have to admit that Louis as a character annoys me. Because, if you look at USA network, all their shows are about cool, sexy people that usually look too young to be of a rank/prestige in a profession. Most people would rather watch a show with cool/sexy actors/actresses than the same exact sh...
by big boss
Sun Sep 11, 2011 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle
Replies: 320
Views: 142971

Re: Nathan Fillion's New Series: Castle

I really want to click on that spoiler, but i'll restrain myself.
by big boss
Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:19 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scientists Create Reptile-Snouted Chicken
Replies: 55
Views: 7976

Re: Scientists Create Reptile-Snouted Chicken

So we can't hatch a raptor chicken, but scientists can inject chickens (or mice more often so) with deadly diseases... Does the ethics issue revolve around undue suffering to the animal or something else?
by big boss
Fri Sep 02, 2011 6:28 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9440
Views: 1518713

Re: Minecraft

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdnO1QZJ--M&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OkGjIcV28A&annotation_id=annotation_394433&feature=iv Check these 2 videos out, its worth your time. This guy made a computer that can play minecraft within mincraft. Albeit its in 2d and very prim...
by big boss
Tue Aug 30, 2011 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Swimming to get back in shape
Replies: 21
Views: 4022

Re: Swimming to get back in shape

So when you guys say sprint do you mean swim at 90% of the fastest you could possibly go? I know its been mentioned that swim is a full body workout but if you want to burn fat would running be better? I have been doing ab exercises for a while and feel that I have pretty solid abs but I have this l...
by big boss
Mon Aug 29, 2011 6:48 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The new Red Hot Chili Peppers album....
Replies: 9
Views: 4633

Re: The new Red Hot Chili Peppers album....

I think its good; however, I much preferred their style on Stadium Arcadium and By the Way then their older funky stuff so I was worried when I heard that they were trying to go back in style to their older stuff. But its not bad, not as awesome as I was hoping for but ohh well.
by big boss
Mon Aug 29, 2011 6:42 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: what's the maximum
Replies: 11
Views: 2354

Re: what's the maximum

I'll point you in the right direction: use the quotient rule. Then use what you know about the value the slope is at a local maxima (or minima) of a function.
by big boss
Mon Aug 29, 2011 6:34 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 36940
Views: 2430877

Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must p

well i accidentally looked so i guess ill post.
by big boss
Mon Aug 29, 2011 6:17 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15152
Views: 2670077

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

does tagging mean something like a tracking anklet?
by big boss
Sun Aug 28, 2011 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Battlefield 3
Replies: 360
Views: 50968

Re: Battlefield 3

The Scyphozoa wrote:24, actually.


This is why consoles suck. Also any player using a controller will get their ass beat by someone with a mouse and keyboard (FPS's that allow games across PC's and consoles are unfair for any console gamer). Mouse and keyboard are simply better than a controller.
by big boss
Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:09 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Battlefield 3
Replies: 360
Views: 50968

Re: Battlefield 3

so if i understand sandboxie correctly, it basically boxes off part of your harddrive and you run your program (Origin) within that "box" and it cannot access or change any information outside of that box? And that will prevent Origin from accessing information about your system?
by big boss
Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:22 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Battlefield 3
Replies: 360
Views: 50968

Re: Battlefield 3

It's weird that people are trying to pick apart EA's ToS when steam has essentially the same things... I already pre-ordered, I don't care. Free Mass Effect 2 and MoH for me. :mrgreen: I just read the steam subscriber agreement and it doesn't mention keeping track of what programs you have installe...
by big boss
Wed Aug 24, 2011 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Battlefield 3
Replies: 360
Views: 50968

Re: Battlefield 3

I have had high anticipation for this game since I heard about it, but it seems like EA is just trying to piss of their customers. Soon they won't have any feet left to shoot. 1st they have the debacle with steam whereby the game gets pulled from steam (and in my opinion valve had every right to be ...
by big boss
Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0938: "T-Cells"
Replies: 125
Views: 46284

Re: 0938: "T-Cells"

I'm pretty sure that the number of people who understand this to be a standard lab technique are VERY SMALL minority. The general population (IMHO) probably doesn't know much, if anything, about gene therapy (myself included). So, to find out the types of things that are going on in the research th...
by big boss
Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Student eggs teacher, teacher grabs student. Shitstorm
Replies: 63
Views: 9711

Re: Student eggs teacher, teacher grabs student. Shitstorm

Singa Crew, I think the problem most people are having isn't the fact that he grabbed her, but the fact that he grabbed her around the neck. That's a different kettle of fish entirely - more potential to go wrong, worse consequences if it does go wrong. Yes, but how did he grab her around the neck?...
by big boss
Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:01 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Heroes of Newerth.
Replies: 42
Views: 6811

Heroes of Newerth

Like dota and Lol but better! I used to play LoL exclusively because I thought it was better, but after a week on HoN I can't go back to LoL after realizing how lacking LoL is (at least in my opinion I can understand why others like it). I like how the game is more difficult and has a clan system. D...
by big boss
Thu Jul 28, 2011 1:06 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9440
Views: 1518713

Middle Earth Minecraft Style

Middle Earth Watch the video its pretty astounding at what these guys made. They used minecraft to make a replica of Middle Earth, not just the Shire or Rivendell but the entire damn thing, literally everything. The level of detail is unbelievable. Apparently it would take at least 7 hours to trave...
by big boss
Mon Jul 25, 2011 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Parents Sell Children for $500
Replies: 29
Views: 4976

Parents Sell Children for $500

A Chinese couple sold their children to pay for online gaming. DONGGUAN, China) -- A young Chinese couple has sold all three of their children in exchange for money to play online games at Internet cafes, reports a southern Chinese newspaper. According to Sanxiang City News, the couple met in a...
by big boss
Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Space shuttle Atlantis in historic final lift-off
Replies: 36
Views: 5029

Re: Space shuttle Atlantis in historic final lift-off

Just to point out for those of you who don't know, the ISS is of little research value outside of figuring out methods to avoid muscle atrophy due to weightlessness and the effects of microgravity on the human body, otherwise not much important scientific research has really come out of it. To me it...
by big boss
Fri Jul 01, 2011 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0919: "Tween Bromance"
Replies: 147
Views: 53124

Re: 0919: "Tween Bromance"

Kirby wrote:
LSN wrote:On an unrelated note: where is the forum link on the main site page?


I was wondering about that. Are these forums being disowned by Randall? Are we that much of a disappointment? :(


The sheeple can no longer provide adequate entertainment for him.
by big boss
Tue Jun 28, 2011 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: No "him" or "her" in Preschool
Replies: 61
Views: 7296

No "him" or "her" in Preschool

No 'him' or 'her': Preschool Fights Gender Bias STOCKHOLM (AP) — At the "Egalia" preschool, staff avoid using words like "him" or "her" and address the 33 kids as "friends" rather than girls and boys. From the color and placement of toys to the choice...
by big boss
Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:31 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 638985

Re: League of Legends

Wow, I think Cho is my guy, another three wins today so far and only one loss (4v5 due to a leaver) and even the loss I was pretty dominant. I mostly build tanky early and then build a hybrid tank/ap item, then a straight ap/magic pen item... (all these after boots of course) it seems to be working...
by big boss
Thu Jun 16, 2011 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Pakistan Arrests CIA's Bin Ladin Informants
Replies: 26
Views: 2566

Re: Pakistan out for revenge after Osama raid

LaserGuy wrote: Frankly, I think the Pakistani government is well within its rights to be arresting people spying for foreign governments.


Except when the people are spying for the good guys, duh...
by big boss
Wed Jun 15, 2011 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Duke Nukem Forever. Seriously.
Replies: 197
Views: 30123

Re: Duke Nukem Forever. Seriously.

The escapist is 50% shit, 30% good, and 20% awesome. You have to accept that half the shit on their website is not worth clicking on. I regularly follow Movie Bob's movie reviews and his cultural musings along with extra credit and zero punctuation. I also liked Doraleus and associates. There, I fe...
by big boss
Wed Jun 15, 2011 4:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: US, NZ, Sweden, others condemn "three strikes" copyright law
Replies: 15
Views: 2807

Re: US, NZ, Sweden, others condemn "three strikes" copyright

Internet access should be an unalienable right! Yeah, I'm not so sure that calling it a human rights violation is entirely appropriate since cutting someone's internet isn't quite in the same league as selling them into sex slavery, but I'm still happy to see the US signing this (although who knows...
by big boss
Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Inmate Ophelia De'lonta sues for medical treatment [trigger]
Replies: 403
Views: 30258

Re: Inmate Ophelia De'lonta sues for medical treatment [trig

... Please note what we are responding to: Mental problems do overwhelmingly happen in the bottom of the income spectrum Care to provide a citation for that bold claim? http://www.masspsy.com/leading/0506_ne_cover_study.html First google hit. Pretty self evident Tiberius epically failed at citing h...
by big boss
Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: US, NZ, Sweden, others condemn "three strikes" copyright law
Replies: 15
Views: 2807

Re: US, NZ, Sweden, others condemn "three strikes" copyright

Internet access should be an unalienable right!
by big boss
Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Inmate Ophelia De'lonta sues for medical treatment [trigger]
Replies: 403
Views: 30258

Re: Inmate Ophelia De'lonta sues for medical treatment [trig

Considering the correlation can be feasibly hand waved to be occurring in either direction (mental illness causes poverty, or, poverty causes mental illness), I daresay even showing the non-overwhelming majority doesn't really indicate anything. Ahh I misunderstood, I just though we were looking fo...

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