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Posted by: Tessou Apr 3 2012, 11:27 AM
I have decided to unearth http://idforums.net/index.php?showtopic=37340. It was ripped away from the community years ago due to forum politics and a lot of fighting, but I'd like to see it revived now that the atmosphere is far less contentious.

This is random thoughts. You may post whatever comes to your mind, be it your thoughts on condensed farts, or deep philosophical wisdom regarding corn futures. We're all different, and thus we all think differently. The original thread had many moments of brilliance, and I loved watching members bounce off of each other.

So please, keep it real, and have an open mind.

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Today I entertained the notion that it would be cool to be the night janitor at a high school. Then I started looking up job listings in the area I'll be moving to in a few months.

Ball's in your court, IDW.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 3 2012, 11:37 AM
And I was searching for that thread just earlier today! Aww, I wish I could remember what I wanted to post. Ahh oh well.

Corn futures look bleak my friend. sleep.gif

Posted by: Alastair Apr 3 2012, 11:41 AM
I loved that thread glad to know that it's back.

random thought of the moment.

1. I'm ready to fly out to New York, but why do I have to wake up at 2am god know's why.

2. Why do the next door neighbors own both a 3000gt and a Dodge Stealth?? Aren't they both the same or something?

3. What shall I do in New York City for a whole day on my own??

Posted by: Tessou Apr 3 2012, 11:45 AM
The difference between the 3000GT and the Stealth is that one's a piece of shit and the other is a bigger piece of shit.

The Stealth is the bigger pile, because it has the Dodge logo without the name Challenger next to it. The 3000GT at least has a good name behind it.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 3 2012, 11:47 AM
QUOTE (Tessou @ 2 minutes, 28 seconds ago)
The difference between the 3000GT and the Stealth is that one's a piece of shit and the other is a bigger piece of shit.


The Stealth is the bigger pile, because it has the Dodge logo without the name Challenger next to it. The 3000GT at least has a good name behind it.

But the fun mystery is which is the bigger piece of shit?

Oh crap, House's liver is failing.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 3 2012, 11:49 AM
What is the future of society if 10 year olds already have iPhones and boy/girlfriends?

Will the 'Ask _______ Anything' threads ever come back? I miss answering questions, and it seems like the only thread that is left alive is Perry's. And he takes forever to answer his questions.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 3 2012, 11:50 AM
QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2 @ 1 minute, 55 seconds ago)
What is the future of society if 10 year olds already have iPhones and boy/girlfriends?

Will the 'Ask _______ Anything' threads ever come back? I miss answering questions, and it seems like the only thread that is left alive is Perry's. And he takes forever to answer his questions.

Give the guy a break for now, he IS in China. laugh.gif

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 3 2012, 11:54 AM
I know! But I want people to ask me questions again. I have one of those threads too, but it died a while ago. I need someone to bring it back from the dead or something. pinch2.gif

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 3 2012, 11:54 AM
The mighty noob to the rescue!

Posted by: HorizontalMitsubishi Apr 3 2012, 11:57 AM
Trying to figure out a way to unseat our imperious leader.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 3 2012, 12:00 PM
You forgot the all mighty "Muahahahaha".

Posted by: Tessou Apr 3 2012, 12:27 PM
QUOTE (HorizontalMitsubishi @ 29 minutes, 50 seconds ago)
Trying to figure out a way to unseat our imperious leader.

Nobody is forcing you to be here and you are not an indentured servant. If I was truly a cruel admin, I'd be reading your PM records aloud to the rest of the class, and then publicly executing you for treason even though you didn't do anything.

Besides, "imperious" means that I've taken power without the justification to do so, which is entirely untrue. I purchased the site and it's sister sites last week, which means I have justification for my authority (read: I own it).

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Bought three varieties of Toblerone before leaving base. I hate dark chocolate, but Cecilia loves it, so she gets a whole bar for herself. tongue.gif

Posted by: Alastair Apr 3 2012, 12:31 PM
QUOTE (Tessou @ 3 minutes, 31 seconds ago)

Bought three varieties of Toblerone before leaving base. I hate dark chocolate, but Cecilia loves it, so she gets a whole bar for herself. tongue.gif

She better like dark chocolate!

on my way to the city to do some last minuet shopping before my flight. why the hell do i have to fly out at 6am??

Posted by: Kiroshino Apr 3 2012, 12:32 PM
The more I work and go to school, the less I want to do either. Not that I don't appreciate it, just don't like being bound to an inflexible schedule.

Two rejection letters yesterday, a reminder that I'm still a nobody.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 3 2012, 12:40 PM
Gotta admit though, you did purchase an empire of sorts.

Okay, I feel like a nap nao. Well, after Key & Peele.

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 3 2012, 01:02 PM
Got a test tomorrow... need to study... why am I using IDW as my personal diary?

I'm just glad to have you back, Random Thoughts. I will use you often.

Posted by: Lebon14 Apr 3 2012, 01:31 PM
I wish there was no copyrights.

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 3 2012, 01:46 PM
QUOTE (Lebon14 @ 14 minutes, 43 seconds ago)
I wish there was no copyrights.

I feel you, brother.

This thread ought to be sticky'd.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 3 2012, 01:48 PM
Thread now sticky'd.

I wonder how my pet turtles are doing...

Posted by: Tessou Apr 3 2012, 02:57 PM
If wishes were fishes, the sea would be full throttle action league now we're talking on the phone sex operator can you help me help you are my sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Jin Dynasty Warriors Orochi 3.

Boom.

Posted by: Smikey Apr 3 2012, 03:00 PM
QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2 @ 1 hour, 12 minutes ago)
Thread now sticky'd.

I wonder how my pet turtles are doing...

You want another pet turtle?

Posted by: Nerubian Apr 3 2012, 05:00 PM
‮҉I'm afraid of clowns.
Why the moon has the correct size and distance from the earth to cover the entire sun as viewed from the earth at a solar eclipse?
I like pizza.
Where is my wallet?
Am I crazy? Why I'm thinking about this?
Why I'm writing this text? Is it legal?
Does anybody hear it when I fart?
Why is 150 larger than 140?
Why I'm asking those questions?
Maybe I'm really crazy.
I should stop thinking.
I can't stop thinking.
Why I can't stop thinking?‮

Posted by: Jardim Apr 3 2012, 05:11 PM
Need money. Only thought in my brain since i graduated high school.


Posted by: Mazda ina Ford guy Apr 3 2012, 06:26 PM
Why does "Flammable" and "Inflammable" mean the same thing?

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 3 2012, 06:54 PM
A better question for the moon, Y U NO SPIN?!

And you would be grateful for copyright laws if you knew how many Russian composers where screwed over by Walt-Disney since RU didn't partake in the initial copyright laws.

Posted by: Alastair Apr 3 2012, 07:03 PM
I gotta get to sleep, flight at 5am. :/

Posted by: Spaz Apr 3 2012, 09:11 PM
QUOTE (Mazda ina Ford guy @ 2 hours, 44 minutes ago)
Why does "Flammable" and "Inflammable" mean the same thing?

Because Latin.

Can't wait for the Sonic meet tomorrow. Wednesday needs to happen more than once a week.

Posted by: APX Apr 4 2012, 12:56 AM
Wondering if I should make a new ava/sig combo after becoming a mod. biggrin.gif

Posted by: Lonely_Driver Apr 4 2012, 04:43 AM
QUOTE (APX @ 3 hours, 47 minutes ago)
Wondering if I should make a new ava/sig combo after becoming a mod. biggrin.gif

I need a sweet Av too.

I wonder if this coffee will be healthy for me if I drink it black.

Posted by: Tessou Apr 4 2012, 06:36 AM
I love Mass Effect 3, but I hate the way the "emotional" dialog scenes work out. Why did I go through all the trouble of staying faithful to Liara throughout three games, only to get rewarded with a 2-second unemotional declaration of courtship?

Seriously. Read this next bit as deadpan as possible, and you'll still sound better than the actual scene.

Liara: I'd like things to stay this way, as good friends.
Shepard: I want to be more than friends, Liara.
Liara: Interesting, since I was thinking the same thing.
Shepard: I know. (embrace)

*END SCENE*

This is AFTER we had a much more interesting encounter in her office about an hour earlier. The payoff for avoiding the charms of Kelly, Miranda and Tali was absolutely nothing. Granted, there will probably be a sex scene before the final mission (par for the course in Mass Effect), but the confession scene was just awful.

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He should be banging his head against the glass.

And I thought the Reapers would be the biggest threat to the galaxy, not bad acting!

Posted by: Spaz Apr 4 2012, 06:46 AM
I love how video games have come so far now that they can be criticized for containing bad acting. Look out, Hollywood.

Posted by: Tessou Apr 4 2012, 07:00 AM
A lot about Mass Effect 3 leaves me wondering what the hell Bioware was talking about when hyping the game.

The gameplay is fantastic to the point of almost being perfect. The story itself is great, despite the issues with the ending.

The problem comes with any scene designed to be emotional and personal to the player who has worked hard to get where he/she is. I'm at the point of just not responding to Miranda's calls about her sister, because they all end up the same way: Shepard wants to help, Miranda pushes Shepard away, call ends. A lot of the big moments the player has geared up for end up flaccid, without a decent payoff.

I mean, come on. Harbinger was touted to be the big evil bad guy at the end of Mass Effect 2, and he ends up showing himself in a very brief scene near the end of 3, without a single speaking line throughout the game. He had some really great, deep lines in 2. I mean, who can ever forget "Assuming Direct Control"?

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Maybe it's just the caffeine talking. I'm double barrel shotgunning Mountain Dew Voltage and Code Red right now.

I must be the only Star Wars fan on the planet that took this joke well. Star Wars Kinect has apparently alienated a ton of Star Wars fans, saying that the franchise is dead, Lucas is a retard, the Empire won, etc. I think any example of Lucasfilm making fun of their own franchise is a good thing.

YOUTUBE ( www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_xJqkzngBI )


Lando's got the mooOOOooves like Jagger.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 4 2012, 08:29 PM
Sounds weird, but I'm proud to say I have never bought a single pack of cigarettes, cigarillos on the other hand. Well, let's say I've bought my fair share since I turned 18.

Posted by: APX Apr 4 2012, 08:56 PM
Played Battlefield 3 since the update, and I hate what they did to the MAV, it can take locked on missiles from jets, but after roadkilling a noob, it explodes. sad.gif

Oh well, I made a awesome ava/sig for me.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 4 2012, 09:08 PM
Only real thing that annoyed me about the update, NO MORE MAV ELEVATOR. I used to use it so much. crying2.gif

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 4 2012, 10:28 PM
I wonder if there are members on the forums who are younger than me. I also wonder if there were any prominent female members before my time (silly question, but I never got a straight answer from anyone about it).

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 4 2012, 10:31 PM
The only other female I've recognized on the forums is Kylie_FD3S.

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 4 2012, 10:35 PM
Yes, Kylie is before Honda's time, as well as Kiwi, Cecilia, Paula and one other member whose username I seem to have forgotten (forgive me!) but she was even before my time, so yeah, heh. As I recall, her signature featured an image of Vanilla Ice's face with the text "word to your mother" with it.
As for members younger than you, I am 18, and "Lombo", who goes by some other jumble of numbers and letters here is (I believe) 16.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 4 2012, 10:42 PM
QUOTE (kyonpalm @ 6 minutes, 58 seconds ago)
Yes, Kylie is before Honda's time, as well as Kiwi, Cecilia, Paula and one other member whose username I seem to have forgotten (forgive me!) but she was even before my time, so yeah, heh.
As for members younger than you, I am 18, and "Lombo", who goes by some other jumble of numbers and letters here is (I believe) 16.

Spinnee is another prominent female on the forums right? I've seen her pop in a few months ago to post on Perry's AMA thread. But other than Kylie, Cecilia, kou, and I; where are all the girls on the forums? Did all you guys scare them away?

In terms of young members, I know we have a few people born in '93. I'm a '92 kid myself, but I'm sure that all you guys knew that already. Anyways, who is this "Lombo" person that you speak of? Does he post here often?

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 4 2012, 11:01 PM
QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2 @ 19 minutes, 18 seconds ago)
Spinnee is another prominent female on the forums right? I've seen her pop in a few months ago to post on Perry's AMA thread. But other than Kylie, Cecilia, kou, and I; where are all the girls on the forums? Did all you guys scare them away?

Ah yes, Spinnee was the unknown female member I was describing. Sorry for forgetting about you, Kou! You don't post as often as you used to, so I tend to remember you by your real name more often, now. Kylie's been off due to personal stuff, apparently, and Cecilia probably just hasn't got much to post about, but I can't speak for her. I'm certain no one scared her off, though, she's together with our Dear Leader, is she not? Doesn't that make her Queen Ruler Supreme of IDW?

QUOTE (Honda)
Anyways,

"Anyways" was never a word, please refrain from using it (common grammatical error.) Proper form is simply "anyway."[/grammarnazi]

QUOTE (Honda)
who is this "Lombo" person that you speak of? Does he post here often?

I found his profile. He doesn't post too much, but he's as new as you are, I think. I got to know him a little on IRC, but he's hardly online at all anymore due to college.

http://idforums.net/index.php?showuser=37471

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 5 2012, 02:42 AM
AC: Revelations only $20 at GameStop. I wish I had $29 to spend. pinch2.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 5 2012, 03:50 AM
The ups and downs of running IDW are incredibly close to what the President is going through. I both love and hate it to death.

Funny enough, I made note to the mod team a few days ago that "eventually, you guys will be called a tyrant, dictator or worse by a member offended by one of your choices." I'm used to that kind of treatment by now, but I'm wondering how the team is taking it. Being a public figure isn't at all what it's cracked up to be. No wonder Perry grew tired of it! laugh.gif

Posted by: Lonely_Driver Apr 5 2012, 04:33 AM
QUOTE (ATRUM_Neto @ 8 hours, 4 minutes ago)
Sounds weird, but I'm proud to say I have never bought a single pack of cigarettes, cigarillos on the other hand. Well, let's say I've bought my fair share since I turned 18.

I smoke grape bullseyes in the summer.

I don't know why but I just look damn cool leaning against my car while doing it.

Posted by: logan510 Apr 5 2012, 04:54 AM
It's fun to watch n00bs talk about the history of IDW smile.gif





Casey

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 5 2012, 06:23 AM
QUOTE (kyonpalm)
QUOTE (me!)
Anyways,


"Anyways" was never a word, please refrain from using it (common grammatical error.) Proper form is simply "anyway."[/grammarnazi]

Sorry. I always say 'anyways' when I speak. It's become a really bad habit for me, almost like that time a few years ago when I used to say 'like' at the beginning of all my sentences. Those were dark times... Thanks for pointing that out kyon! I need to make an effort to speak better English, anyone who's talked with me over the phone or skype can agree with me there.

Moving on with this topic, who is this Kiwi person that you speak of? I think I may have seen her post once or twice, but she seems very enigmatic. How would IDW look if we had an even ratio of guys to girls?

Posted by: Spaz Apr 5 2012, 06:28 AM
QUOTE (Tessou @ 2 hours, 38 minutes ago)
Funny enough, I made note to the mod team a few days ago that "eventually, you guys will be called a tyrant, dictator or worse by a member offended by one of your choices." I'm used to that kind of treatment by now, but I'm wondering how the team is taking it. Being a public figure isn't at all what it's cracked up to be. No wonder Perry grew tired of it! laugh.gif

You know it won't bother me, I do what I want and don't give two shits about other people's reactions to it.

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 5 2012, 06:41 AM
QUOTE (logan510 @ 1 hour, 47 minutes ago)
It's fun to watch n00bs talk about the history of IDW  smile.gif





Casey

Sure is! I always was interested in the old days when I was green, so I ended up doing a lot of research. As a result, I know more about IDW than some people who've been around longer than myself.
I'll tell you what's not fun, that's watching "OGs" pretend they're better than "n00bs" in all those "old times" threads where the newbies are just trying to learn some more about this site's history...

Honda, here is her profile. She had something to do with Perry, but it's personal, so I won't delve into it here.

http://idforums.net/index.php?showuser=1013

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 5 2012, 06:47 AM
Woah, glad to see Perry's name shows up like this again! This deserves its own post. smile.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 5 2012, 07:44 AM
It would be foolish for me to leave him as a regular member after everything he's done. Remember, he's the guy that built this place. It's only natural that I allow him to maintain it.

Consider him my VP. He's not going anywhere. smile.gif

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I got latex paint all over my hand in a truly slapstick moment, as I didn't realize that our scut detail folks were painting the walls of one of our offices in the command building. I was talking to an SNCO and casually put my hand on the wall, and found out that the wall was rather wet...

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 5 2012, 08:25 AM
QUOTE (Lonely_Driver @ 3 hours, 52 minutes ago)
I smoke grape bullseyes in the summer.

I don't know why but I just look damn cool leaning against my car while doing it.

I prefer Original Black & Mild Wood-Tips, and I wish I had my own car to look cool in front of. sad.gif

Posted by: HorizontalMitsubishi Apr 5 2012, 08:30 AM
I'm wondering how Perry could stand by and let the average IQ of the admin/mod team get cut by more then %50.

Posted by: Tessou Apr 5 2012, 08:53 AM
Because he doesn't operate solely on the opinion of one irate member.

Posted by: Lebon14 Apr 5 2012, 10:38 AM
I'm not looking forward to Sunday. It's not because of Easter.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 5 2012, 11:38 AM
Damn, this Black hits smooth in the sun.

Posted by: HorizontalMitsubishi Apr 5 2012, 11:43 AM
QUOTE (Tessou @ 2 hours, 50 minutes ago)
Because he doesn't operate solely on the opinion of one irate member.

says the post whore with 12K worth of mostly inane ramblings.

Posted by: Tessou Apr 5 2012, 11:51 AM
That's completely irrelevant to your grievance. That's like me saying "says the guy with Mitsubishi in his name". It's nonsense.

Or, I guess you could say it's a genuinely random thought.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 5 2012, 12:20 PM
Someone's not happy about the regime change.

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 5 2012, 01:27 PM
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Posted by: Spaz Apr 5 2012, 07:51 PM
QUOTE (HorizontalMitsubishi @ Today, 11:30 AM)
I'm wondering how Perry could stand by and let the average IQ of the admin/mod team get cut by more then %50.

I resemble that statement.

Wait... that didn't come out right. biggrin.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 6 2012, 02:23 AM
The whole "character driven story" is muted when you realize that some characters in Mass Effect 3 are doomed to die no matter what.

Poor Legion. sad.gif

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 6 2012, 02:42 AM
Spoiler alert much commander? There are me who haven't played the game yet. tongue.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 6 2012, 03:06 AM
Wait... you can't be serious. Aerith isn't really dead!

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 6 2012, 07:16 AM
Wow, who knew Indonesia would have their own form machaca?

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 6 2012, 07:57 AM
Early Kraftwerk stuff was so different than the ~1974 on that we know.

Posted by: Tessou Apr 6 2012, 08:16 AM
I'm testing out various pens at the office. Pen geeks will understand this activity.

I recently bought a new Sharpie Liquid Pencil, which uses liquid graphite as if it was an pen (it dispenses much like a ballpoint pen), but can be erased within about 24 hours. It touts the permanence of a pen with the convenience of a pencil. I've only used it a few times so far, and it seems to live up to the hype, although the lines produced are a lot lighter that I expected.

I also have a traditional Uni-Ball Signo 207, which is a typical office gel pen. I like the smoothness, but hate the streaks that tend to appear in the lines. It always looks as if the pen is running out of ink when it isn't. The grip feels great, and the clicker isn't obnoxious, so I like it. I don't love it, though.

Next, I have the almighty pen that everybody swears by: the Pilot G-2 5mm (labeled as fine point on the label). I've admittedly been a huge fan of these things since they never seem to run out of ink, and that clicker is sooooo satisfying, but the tip has a tendency to break at the slightest touch, rendering the pen useless until a replacement ink stick is purchased. They're also easily the most stolen pens I've ever bought. I buy packs of four, affix them to the corresponding pen holders on my uniform, and within a few weeks they start disappearing. I've probably spent more on replacement G-2s than gasoline at this point.

Posted by: Shirogane Apr 6 2012, 09:55 AM
Mini Cooper S R56

To be honest, I never really saw the Cooper or the S, particularly both generations (R53-56) to be capable of going against anything Japan has made for their hot hatchbacks, but wow, was the little bugger phenomenal.

Had a chance to test drive both the Hardtop and the Clubman (Both S, obviously), and even though they have a very-interesting price tag (The Hardtop S comes in at $22,000, while the Clubman S is $3,000 more), I don't think I have driven something that small yet so fun (apart from the Fiat 500, but even the 500 is too laid-back.)

My only 2 complaints would be the thing now hugging my right knee, however. Spirited driving with Sport Mode on changes absolutely everything from the engine to the transmission, making shifts a tad more proper. It's only when I have Sport mode off that it behaves like a very confused puppy. Went down SR99 doing 35 MPH, and the damn Austrian gearbox can't decide on which gear is appropriate. "Stop changing gears! DON'T DO THAT!"

Also, use better thermal shielding, that faux hood scoop looks like it's ready to melt!

Posted by: Lebon14 Apr 6 2012, 04:25 PM
My grandfather just gave a chocolate for Easter... I said thanks and all but... looking at it only makes my stomach hurt. Even though it's only 175g. I bought like 2 boxes of maraschino cherries, like, yesterday... I east 3 at the time before stopping for a while coz of stomach aches... I'm no good with sugar >_<

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 6 2012, 05:42 PM
My old man thought the provinces of Skyrim... where a place near Israel. It was quite entertaining. laugh.gif

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 9 2012, 06:22 PM
What does the future hold in store for us when children these days can't respect others? I've seen it at work. Some of those kids have absolutely no respect. No respect for their elders. No respect for their friends. And surprisingly enough, no respect for themselves. What is the world coming to when the next generation is full of ignorant, rude people?

Posted by: Nerubian Apr 9 2012, 07:24 PM
I'm just listening to Zelda: Twilight Princess songs.

To be more preciser: the current track is the theme of the Chamber of Stone. It remembers me of my childhood in the year 2004, where I played Zelda: The Wind Waker. I got the game at my birthday. It was the most wanted gift I wished for this birthday. I started playing it immediately the whole morning after I unpacked it. It was a cloudy day back then.

On a sunny day in august 2004 I was at the forbidden grove. It took five or six hours until I finished this level. I was so focused on the game that I forgot my pizza in the stove. Fortunately, the pizza wasn't charred.

I'm missing the old times...


The Temple of Time in Twilight Princess is my favorite temple. I like games where you can travel to the past.


I'm going to sleep now!

Posted by: Kiroshino Apr 9 2012, 07:29 PM
According to my professor when confronting him about final exam conflicts after he changed the date, it's common for people to be in two places at once. Hence, he's not willing to make special arrangements for me to take the exam. FU, wannabe Mitt Romney.


Posted by: Tessou Apr 10 2012, 04:31 AM
Albert Wesker is a dickhole. That's all I can really say about my experiences with Resident Evil 5.

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 10 2012, 06:25 AM
I don't get why people love John Lennon's "Imagine" so much. It's pretty good, but there's far better to choose from in his catalogue. Eh, sheeple...

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 10 2012, 06:27 AM
I see what you did there.

Man I really wish I had a real bed. >.<

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 10 2012, 12:01 PM
Barack Obama made a speech at Florida Atlantic University moments ago (this is extremely close to where I live, about 5-10 minutes from me.) I would have posted about this earlier, but was hesitant since I think our government, world-renown for it's ability to respect it's own citizens' privacy, and generally mind it's own business, probably would have started tracking me due to the post.

Posted by: Nerubian Apr 10 2012, 12:57 PM
Damn, I just forgot something, but it wasn't something like a forgotten pizza in the stove. I'm totally sure about this.

Posted by: Möbius Apr 10 2012, 03:45 PM
QUOTE (HorizontalMitsubishi @ Apr 5 2012, 02:43 PM)
says the post whore with 12K worth of mostly inane ramblings.

Your point would be?

troll.gif

Edit:

QUOTE (HONDA GC8)
I wonder if there are members on the forums who are younger than me. I also wonder if there were any prominent female members before my time (silly question, but I never got a straight answer from anyone about it).


I can't believe you guys forgot about:

- http://idforums.net/index.php?showuser=19388, she used to be the leader of the interview commitee
- http://idforums.net/index.php?showuser=1489 , she used to be the commie mod.
- http://idforums.net/index.php?showuser=78, she was hosting Secret Santa events back in the day.

Posted by: Spaz Apr 10 2012, 07:49 PM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 4 hours, 4 minutes ago)
Your point would be?

troll.gif

^ Epic post whore is epic. awesome.gif

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 10 2012, 07:51 PM
Ah, Möbius! Welcome back! (I guess... I'm not sure if it's in my place to say something like that though, since you were here way before I signed up) Anyhow, you misquoted my name, just call me Honda.

Posted by: Alastair Apr 10 2012, 08:30 PM
after this post, three out of the 4 mods would have posted something here...

Posted by: Jardim Apr 11 2012, 12:06 AM
QUOTE (Apex Carver)

Honda CG8 lol

user posted image
the epic Cibaru!

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 11 2012, 12:16 AM
QUOTE (Jardim @ 10 minutes, 1 seconds ago)
QUOTE (Apex Carver)

Honda CG8 lol

http://j.imagehost.org/0829/23_4.jpg
the epic Cibaru!

STi and V-Tech?

Posted by: Möbius Apr 11 2012, 12:58 AM
QUOTE (Spaz @ 5 hours, 9 minutes ago)
^ Epic post whore is epic. awesome.gif

I prefer the term awesome. awesome.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 11 2012, 03:46 AM
Darkman II is more entertaining than Darkman.

Arnold Vosloo (who does not attempt to hide his accent) replaces Liam Neeson (who was trying to hide his accent), and they retcon his being part of the series by reshooting key scenes from the first film to make it look like Arnold was Darkman the whole time. The second film is also rated R for the very rare descriptor "Brutal Violence" (the golf scene is pretty much the reason for this). Also, Durant finally swears, and it's hilarious.

For those that don't remember, Arnold Vosloo is the guy that plays Imhotep in the Mummy films.

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 11 2012, 06:26 AM
Wow, I can't believe I forgot Sanae, either! I guess it's just because she doesn't post nowadays.
I messed up earlier, though. I did indeed indirectly mention UL_Chick418 before, but mistook her for Spinnee, somehow. rolleyes.gif
Also, "Honda GC8" made my day almost as much as seeing you return, Moby (if you don't mind my calling you that)!

Posted by: Spaz Apr 11 2012, 06:53 AM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 5 hours, 54 minutes ago)
I prefer the term awesome. awesome.gif

I thought it was implied. Oh wells. tongue.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 11 2012, 07:03 AM
Vacation pending for all of next week, to mark one month from my departure from the enlisted force. I'm planning on taking a scenic trip to absolutely nowhere.

By then, IDW will know.

----------

Allow me to match a few things...

Kenshin Himura = Takumi Fujiwara
Sanosuke Sagara = Keisuke Takahashi
Hajime Saito = Ryosuke Takahashi
Makimachi Misao = Natsuki Mogi
Kamiya Kaoru = Mika Uehara
Hiko Seijuro = Bunta Fujiwara

Just think about it. Notice the incredible similarities.

I just blew your minds.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 11 2012, 04:44 PM
QUOTE (Tessou @ 9 hours, 38 minutes ago)
Vacation pending for all of next week, to mark one month from my departure from the enlisted force. I'm planning on taking a scenic trip to absolutely nowhere.

By then, IDW will know.

----------

Allow me to match a few things...

Kenshin Himura = Takumi Fujiwara
Sanosuke Sagara = Keisuke Takahashi
Hajime Saito = Ryosuke Takahashi
Makimachi Misao = Natsuki Mogi
Kamiya Kaoru = Mika Uehara
Hiko Seijuro = Bunta Fujiwara

Just think about it. Notice the incredible similarities.

I just blew your minds.

MIND. BLOWN.


How did you know I love Rurouni Kenshin? And how did you know that my favorite character was Sanosuke? I totally agree that he matches up with Keisuke. But I don't see the similarities between Misao and Natsuki... laugh2.gif

Posted by: Möbius Apr 11 2012, 06:42 PM
And I just remembered another "prominent female member" that was missed :

http://idforums.net/index.php?showuser=20861

And that, is where the GC8 slip came from. biggrin.gif

Posted by: Lebon14 Apr 11 2012, 07:22 PM
sleepy as heck because I ate too much again.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 11 2012, 10:22 PM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 3 hours, 38 minutes ago)
And that, is where the GC8 slip came from. biggrin.gif

LOL, GC8 as in Bunta's Impreza? I would be infinitely more awesome if I was rolling around in an Impreza... But alas, I just drive around your normal 1999 Honda Accord Coupé. Nothing huge, the chassis code for it is CG2 hence my username. But I think I already answered that in my "Ask Me Anything" thread. happy.gif

Posted by: Möbius Apr 12 2012, 01:11 AM
QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2 @ 2 hours, 48 minutes ago)
LOL, GC8 as in Bunta's Impreza?

No, GC8 as in Shale's Impreza. wink2.gif

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 12 2012, 01:41 AM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 30 minutes, 0 seconds ago)
No, GC8 as in Shale's Impreza. wink2.gif

Well, for what it's worth, Shale's Impreza is a Bunta replica. laugh.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 12 2012, 02:26 AM
QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2 @ 9 hours, 42 minutes ago)
But I don't see the similarities between Misao and Natsuki... laugh2.gif

Flighty, disappears all the time, worthless character. She doesn't go out and betray him, but she's the closest match.

Posted by: Spaz Apr 12 2012, 07:43 AM
I'm NEVER processing photos on my laptop again. Screen is far too bright, everything from last night came out at least a stop underexposed, so I had to do it all over. I tried tuning the screen this morning with no real luck, without manual brightness control, gamma correction only does so much.

In the process, I lost around 20 extra tags for people I didn't know on Facebook, over 30 comments, and at least 50 likes. The latter doesn't bother me, but everything else severely undercuts my ability to get my photos out there. Had to purge the new shots from my Flickr as well, so of course I have to repost everything on all the boards I posted them on.

Joy. facepalm.gif

Posted by: Möbius Apr 12 2012, 04:31 PM
QUOTE (kyonpalm @ Today, 4:41 AM)
Well, for what it's worth, Shale's Impreza is a Bunta replica. laugh.gif

Only for people who can't count past two. tongue.gif

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 12 2012, 04:43 PM
I'm the noob of the world!
Wait, that came out wrong.

Posted by: Möbius Apr 12 2012, 05:54 PM
QUOTE (ATRUM_Neto @ 1 hour, 10 minutes ago)
I'm the noob of the world!
Wait, that came out wrong.

Joined almost two years ago, not really a noob anymore. biggrin.gif

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 12 2012, 06:02 PM
Lol, I registered here a month after WME, but was always more active on there until my retirement 2 weeks ago. Now I'm mostly on here.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 12 2012, 07:05 PM
Huh, what brought you from WME to here? I mean we are obviously better at IDW, but did something happen to make you leave or did you get bored and decide to move?

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 12 2012, 07:57 PM
Lol well a friend introduced me to WME, then got introduced to IDW through Perry's sig. Got bored of WMMT because lots of people stopped playing, so retired and am focusing on getting better at IDAS6AA so I came here. The possibility of my arcade getting MT4 is slim to none so I'm staying here! biggrin.gif

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 12 2012, 08:06 PM
LOL, it's good that you're staying here then. We need more people like you. smile.gif

Aw man, speaking of which. I totally forgot to go to the arcade over spring break! D'oh! There's an arcade by my house called Round 1 and they're supposed to have amazingly nice IDAS6AA machines! I wanted to go when I was home to confirm but I totally didn't. Maybe when I go home again in a few weeks. Does anyone else recognize the name Round 1? I'm sure there are a few people from my area. shifty2.gif

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 12 2012, 08:16 PM
I know of Round 1, Arcade Infinity, Japan Arcade, Family Arcade, and Super Arcade in LA thanks to the So Cal thread on WME, but don't know how the machines are.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 12 2012, 11:29 PM
I can finally appreciate oldies music. I have synth pop to thank for that, oddly enough.

Posted by: Alastair Apr 12 2012, 11:49 PM
thoughts of the moment.

1. we have trolls in these here forums.

2. I have a dance show to do tomorrow

3. i wanna watch more wakfu

Posted by: Möbius Apr 13 2012, 01:15 AM
Added forum activity results in that sort of thing, Al.

Posted by: Spaz Apr 13 2012, 06:34 AM
The FedEx guy needs to not show up at 9:30am when I'm still in my boxers...

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 13 2012, 06:41 AM
All the more reason to be punctual. To encounter that awkward situation. Besides, his shorts might be shorter than your boxers.tongue.gif

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 13 2012, 06:47 AM
QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2 @ Yesterday, 11:05 PM)
we are obviously better at IDW

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Posted by: Wanderer Apr 13 2012, 06:52 AM
Soo. Should I expect the cookie via UPS or FedEx?

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 13 2012, 07:13 AM
QUOTE (kyonpalm @ 21 minutes, 25 seconds ago)
user posted image
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Mhm. Don't lie. You know we are cooler here at IDW. If we weren't I wouldn't be here with you guys. Either way, these are the best forums I've ever been to. We are a great community with people who are actually approachable and friendly to talk to. I mean when I was first here so many of you guys came out to say hi to me. You know who you are; and I thank you for that. I've made so many friends here, it's not even funny. wub.gif

Also kyon, you made my day. Thanks for the great laugh. This is the community I'm talking about right here. laugh.gif

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 13 2012, 08:03 AM
Hey, I'm a cool guy, and I came from WME. Does that me I conquered a notch on my cool belt by crossing over. biggrin.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 13 2012, 08:08 AM
Being an NCO sucks. The rewards are minimal compared to the shit ton of work being done.

In the past two days alone, I've had maybe an hour of solid "I can actually sit at my desk" time. Everything seemed to explode at the same time when my assistant took leave this week. Government vehicles go missing and/or suffer catastrophic failures, a group of dormitory keys are missing for no reason, and my assistant decided it was in his best judgment to take the equipment shed and equipment fuel locker keys with him before taking a vacation 200 miles away.

I've fielded at least twenty calls alone from my direct superior, and suffered more than a few visits from howling, purple-faced Group First Sergeants wondering just why I have a complete idiot working with me (he was appointed by the squadron, not me!). I have a feeling he's going to get shitcanned. Hard.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 13 2012, 08:13 AM
If you don't mind my asking, what do you work in?

Posted by: Tessou Apr 13 2012, 08:27 AM
USAF. I'm currently the dorm manager for the entire group here at Fort Gordon. That means that I am the new Airmen's first supervisor for a few weeks (or more, for troublemakers) as they get their paperwork transferred from their previous base, get acclimated to the area, and begin their careers as intelligence operators.

For those few weeks before they go do their actual job, I have them working basic, menial jobs like mowing lawns, escorting VIPs, and maintaining the government vehicles. They do the jobs that nobody else wants to do.

As special requests for extra duties come in from up top just about every day, I have to keep them in line and accountable for their locations and actions. This involves a lot of running around base making sure my "minions" are doing what they're supposed to be doing. I catch them slacking off and staring at their phones a lot, and they end up having a bad day once I confront them about it.

As a front line supervisor for what we call "scut details" (menial labor), my job involves a lot of yelling and constant hand-holding since these newbies cannot make their own decisions. You'd be surprised at how many ways a lazy Airman can attempt to convince me that he doesn't know what I mean when I tell him/her to pull weeds.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 13 2012, 08:38 AM
What do you mean there's an app for that MMMMMAGGOT!? Was the first thing that came to mind. laugh.gif

Posted by: crazym4n Apr 13 2012, 12:39 PM
rain rain go away.....

Posted by: Smikey Apr 13 2012, 01:27 PM
QUOTE (crazym4n @ 48 minutes, 9 seconds ago)
rain rain go away.....

Naw man, that lightning is sick as fuck

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 13 2012, 03:09 PM
QUOTE (Smikey @ 1 hour, 39 minutes ago)
Naw man, that lightning is sick as fuck

It was sunny in the morning, some low clouds but I honestly thought they were just going to dissipate and we would be in the clear. SO I didn't bring my umbrella. How wrong was I? It rained after I got out of class and I have to trek back to my room without any sort of cover. I know for a fact that walking in the rain without an umbrella is fun for the first two minutes. After that it becomes a journey through hell as you fight your way through the wind and the water. /truestory.

Heard a couple of thunderclaps here and there. Overall the weather is nice today, I always welcome the rain. Except for the fact I forgot my umbrella, today was alright. happy.gif

Posted by: Möbius Apr 13 2012, 03:12 PM
QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2 @ 2 minutes, 44 seconds ago)
It was sunny in the morning, some low clouds but I honestly thought they were just going to dissipate and we would be in the clear. SO I didn't bring my umbrella. How wrong was I? It rained after I got out of class and I have to trek back to my room without any sort of cover. I know for a fact that walking in the rain without an umbrella is fun for the first two minutes. After that it becomes a journey through hell as you fight your way through the wind and the water. /truestory.

Heard a couple of thunderclaps here and there. Overall the weather is nice today, I always welcome the rain. Except for the fact I forgot my umbrella, today was alright. happy.gif

You must be crazy... The only thing better than walking in the rain is riding a bike in the rain, instant watercooling. smile.gif

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 13 2012, 03:16 PM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 3 minutes, 33 seconds ago)
You must be crazy... The only thing better than walking in the rain is riding a bike in the rain, instant watercooling. smile.gif

Yeah, I noticed the people riding bikes today were thoroughly enjoying themselves. I didn't get to see any amazing wipe outs so that was a bit of a let down. Well, now I have to deal with drying out all of my wet clothes today. Wet jacket. Wet shirt. Wet backpack. Wet jeans. Wet shoes. Yup. It's going to be oodles of fun! At least I have a nice warm mug of tea with me! biggrin.gif

Posted by: Möbius Apr 13 2012, 03:19 PM
QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2 @ 2 minutes, 21 seconds ago)
Yeah, I noticed the people riding bikes today were thoroughly enjoying themselves. I didn't get to see any amazing wipe outs so that was a bit of a let down. Well, now I have to deal with drying out all of my wet clothes today. Wet jacket. Wet shirt. Wet backpack. Wet jeans. Wet shoes. Yup. It's going to be oodles of fun! At least I have a nice warm mug of tea with me! biggrin.gif

Underwear did not get wet?

Must have been only a drizzle. tongue.gif

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 13 2012, 03:24 PM
I've (involuntarily) biked in the rain before. Any benefit from cooling is outweighed by the discomfort of rain pelting me, getting wet. laugh.gif

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 13 2012, 03:24 PM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 2 minutes, 21 seconds ago)
Underwear did not get wet?

Must have been only a drizzle. tongue.gif

Please, I was soaked all the way through my shirt. I can assure you that I did not look pretty by the end of my 15 minute walk. I took special care to make sure that I wasn't soaked all the way through my jeans though. I hate walking with wet pants. But I guess this rain was only a drizzle compared to what other people may go through. Living in California, we always seem to freak out at the smallest amount of water falling through the sky.

Posted by: Möbius Apr 13 2012, 03:28 PM
QUOTE (kyonpalm @ 4 minutes, 41 seconds ago)
I've (involuntarily) biked in the rain before. Any benefit from cooling is outweighed by the discomfort of rain pelting me, getting wet. laugh.gif

I thoroughly enjoy riding in the rain. It feels like I can't get tired, like the water is so refreshing it is giving me energy. smile.gif

QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2)
Please, I was soaked all the way through my shirt. I can assure you that I did not look pretty by the end of my 15 minute walk. I took special care to make sure that I wasn't soaked all the way through my jeans though. I hate walking with wet pants. But I guess this rain was only a drizzle compared to what other people may go through. Living in California, we always seem to freak out at the smallest amount of water falling through the sky.


Just found it weird that there was no underwear on that list. Or maybe it is not so weird... cool.gif


Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 13 2012, 03:50 PM
Hmm, well on second thought, I probably would enjoy riding in the rain for that reason you've mentioned, but only if I were wearing something that wouldn't be inconvenient to get wet, like sportswear or swimwear.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 13 2012, 03:53 PM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 23 minutes, 10 seconds ago)
Just found it weird that there was no underwear on that list. Or maybe it is not so weird...  cool.gif

What are you trying to imply sir? I'm just saying that I absolutely hate walking around with wet jeans because they get heavy and disgusting, so I take extra care to make sure that they don't get wet. But today, it was raining a little harder than usual.

Anyway, since we are on the topic of rain and such. I thought about one of my all time favorite movies. Forrest Gump. And then I thought of this clip. If I had to say anything, today's rain seemed to be flying in sideways. Yes, it was that windy today. laugh2.gif
YOUTUBE ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2ihL_FrFPs )

Posted by: Alastair Apr 13 2012, 09:21 PM
my dance group lost to a break dancer today...i dunno how to feel about this.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 13 2012, 10:40 PM
I'm so hungry. Need food.

Posted by: Möbius Apr 14 2012, 01:09 AM
Even though I knew what was going on, I can't help but think...

"Everything returns to nothing"

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 14 2012, 05:05 AM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 3 hours, 55 minutes ago)
Even though I knew what was going on, I can't help but think...

"Everything returns to nothing"

I feel exactly the same way...

Alastair, was the soundtrack as great as this, at least?

YOUTUBE ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jF7Rax8Uws&nomobile=1 )

Posted by: Boost1995 Apr 14 2012, 05:20 AM
~I really need to get the vin ran on the CB. If it comes back stolen im gonna be sad.
~Ive grown to love that little turd of a bike.

Posted by: crazym4n Apr 14 2012, 12:41 PM
looks like sunny weather for this week that means I can go wash my car, ill probably never buy another black car ever again....ill wash it today and by monday itll be dirty fml

Posted by: Nerubian Apr 14 2012, 01:34 PM
Need a 1 TB HDD to backup several hundred of GBs from my boot HDD to reinstall windows but HDDs are too f*cking expensive. I won't spend over 100 € for 1 TB.
Even SSDs have a more suitable price-per-GB ratio than HDDs.

I haven't reinstalled windows for 2 years and never installed SP1.

Posted by: Spaz Apr 14 2012, 03:38 PM
QUOTE (crazym4n @ 2 hours, 56 minutes ago)
looks like sunny weather for this week that means I can go wash my car, ill probably never buy another black car ever again....ill wash it today and by monday itll be dirty fml

Never mind the swirl marks that'll need attention every few months. rolleyes.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 14 2012, 04:06 PM
I'm not surprised at all that the North Korean launch failed. Their tech has never been up to snuff.

Posted by: Möbius Apr 14 2012, 06:30 PM
But it was only a communications satellite!

awesome.gif

Why would they need one, they try to restrict all outside contact...

Posted by: Kiroshino Apr 14 2012, 06:31 PM
I chose the wrong college major. Should have studied Physics.

I really, really need to study for my exam on Monday. It pretty much decides whether or not I have a chance on passing the class, since the class average is so high while my average is so low. Professor promised a harder test, and considering how much content we're responsible for this time, I'm nervous as ****.

Need cosplay ideas.

I've been going back and forth about this for years, but I'm still on the fence about keeping my MR2.

Posted by: crazym4n Apr 14 2012, 07:10 PM
QUOTE (Spaz @ 3 hours, 31 minutes ago)
Never mind the swirl marks that'll need attention every few months. rolleyes.gif

ugh, dont remind me..waiting for the perfect day to get it detailed, and knowing my luck its going to rain the very next day laugh.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 14 2012, 07:26 PM
QUOTE (Kiroshino @ 54 minutes, 58 seconds ago)
I've been going back and forth about this for years, but I'm still on the fence about keeping my MR2.

If you're thinking of selling it, give me some details and price. I have a potential buyer.

Posted by: Rudy Apr 14 2012, 08:10 PM
I can't wait for my Dohm to arrive. Having slept at Paula's hotel with her room climate control device makes all the difference in the WORLD at how well I sleep. Mechanically-produced white noise FTW.

Posted by: Kiroshino Apr 15 2012, 07:44 AM
QUOTE (Tessou @ Yesterday, 10:26 PM)
If you're thinking of selling it, give me some details and price. I have a potential buyer.

Details are in my thread here or on MR2.com if preferred. Nothing has changed since then, except I have more updated pictures on IDW. My asking price is $1600 for current MR2 owners, $1800 for car forum enthusiasts, and $2000 for everyone else.

Probably not what you're looking for since the body isn't as clean as most would prefer. Nevertheless, for automotive sports where cosmetics aren't as much of a concern, it's not a bad base. It's a California stripper model so, except for the sunroof and A/C (that doesn't work atm), it's light compared to other MR2's of the same year. Has some rust but nothing major.

Only reasons I'm considering selling at this moment are:
1) I haven't driven it in a year other than on my driveway.
2) I really want a T-top model with all power accessories.
3) I want to travel and explore the world.

Drifter gets first dibs if he puts together enough money. I'm not comfortable with doing a payment plan.

Posted by: Alastair Apr 15 2012, 03:17 PM
found a video of my dance crew from this weekends past performance, im the guy on the piano in the beginning.
YOUTUBE ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urFqw_MPnKE )

Posted by: Spaz Apr 15 2012, 05:34 PM
I like how I decided to go to St. Paul as the storm came through, then see a pic on Facebook of inch diameter hail 5 minutes from home. Definitely made the right choice.

Posted by: Kiroshino Apr 15 2012, 05:44 PM
That feeling you get when you feel it's Saturday but it's really Sunday.

I am so screwed.

Edit:

Where the heck did this cut on my leg come from? Wouldn't have noticed if it didn't sting in the shower.

Course registration time...

Posted by: Lebon14 Apr 15 2012, 08:28 PM
Just finished the Persona 4 anime... I don't like how they announced the OAV...

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 16 2012, 09:44 AM
Oh how I love my crazy weekends. Can't wait till next week.

Posted by: Kiroshino Apr 17 2012, 03:49 PM
Last night's exam kicked my butt. For the first exam, we had two hours to do two problems. This time, there were five questions of equal difficulty. However, instead of 120 minutes, we had 80 minutes. That's 16 minutes/question compared to 60 minutes/question!

Can't really complain though. Exams are open book and open notes, so it was expected.

Posted by: Nerubian Apr 17 2012, 07:20 PM
I'm tired all the day but when I want to sleep, I can't sleep... sigh.

Can't believe that this month is already over, soon....

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 18 2012, 12:30 PM
Heads up! I'm needing to sell some pieces of music in my collection bad, so please give this a look through - if you see anything you like, shoot me a PM and we can work out a deal. All offers are considered!

http://www.discogs.com/seller/ryosuke63

Posted by: Kiroshino Apr 18 2012, 09:42 PM
Was told that I was given a raise. Sweet! biggrin.gif

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 18 2012, 10:08 PM
Gold at last, online ay long last! laugh.gif

Posted by: Kylie_FD3S Apr 19 2012, 09:56 AM
I miss Hawaii....

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 19 2012, 01:46 PM
I'm hungry, thank god I just ordered animal style double double and fries. biggrin.gif

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 19 2012, 01:52 PM
The heck man? Are you sharing? I've been craving me some In N Out for weeks. Be sure to get a Neapolitan shake to go with those fries! On that note, have you ever been to the original In N Out in Baldwin Park? It's not there anymore, but they have the In N Out University across the street. That place is amazing. laugh.gif

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 19 2012, 01:52 PM
>no In-N-Out in Florida
Feels bad, man. We've got Five Guys, at least. I'll have to go there again soon.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 19 2012, 02:38 PM
Baldwin park? Where's that?

And 5 guys is awesome now and then.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 19 2012, 07:04 PM
Baldwin Park is near West Convina, center of the San Gabriel Valley. Basically Southern California. You are not a real In N Out fan unless you know the history of the company sir.

Oh kyon, you only have Five Guys in Florida? I've tried both In N Out and Five Guys and I have to say, Five Guys is a nice change from the set burger joints that we have around here. The fact that you can customize what you want on your burger is really nice. But you just can't beat the originality of In N Out. If given the choice, In N Out all day everyday. smile.gif

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 19 2012, 07:09 PM
Hey, I said I liked the food and I know the secret menu... that's good enough! tongue.gif

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 19 2012, 07:59 PM
Knowing the secret menu is not enough! You need to have an In N Out shirt, and a bumper sticker for your car! That's it, next time I'm at In N Out University, I will get a stack of bumper stickers to mail out to people! biggrin.gif

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 19 2012, 08:20 PM
If you could send me an FC to put it on that would be swell.laugh.gif

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 19 2012, 08:28 PM
Sweet! I could totally send you a drawing of an FC if you really want it now! All I need is your address and we are set to go! On the topic of cars, I just saw a new 2012 Miata in a parking lot, and the new Honda CR-Z. Both of which are terribly small cars. I swear, you can fit two of them in a normal parking spot. Also, It's kinda strange seeing super new cars here around college. I wonder who they belong to... laugh.gif

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 19 2012, 08:36 PM
I just saw a F40 get beat by an EK on the straight in Forza 4. My eyes... they BURN!

Posted by: Spaz Apr 19 2012, 09:02 PM
QUOTE (ATRUM_Neto @ 6 hours, 24 minutes ago)
And 5 guys is awesome now and then.

Agreed. Delicious burgers for sure.

Only problem is that I'm not a huge fan of messy burgers, and theirs definitely fall into that category.

Posted by: SgtXDNX Apr 19 2012, 09:57 PM
QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2 @ 1 hour, 57 minutes ago)
Knowing the secret menu is not enough! You need to have an In N Out shirt, and a bumper sticker for your car! That's it, next time I'm at In N Out University, I will get a stack of bumper stickers to mail out to people! biggrin.gif

This is the best plan ever.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 19 2012, 10:03 PM
Of course it's a good plan! If you talk to me outside of the forums, then you should know that I'm a huge letter buff. I love using the postage system to send things and it's even better when I get replies from people! Now how much is it to send mail to Australia? I could totally send something in a normal envelope as long as it doesn't cost an arm and a leg. laugh.gif

Posted by: Alastair Apr 19 2012, 10:05 PM
The In & out burger near my college is almost open. My body is ready!

Posted by: Tessou Apr 20 2012, 07:12 AM
I keep playing the shit game that is Naughty Bear for no reason.

Posted by: SgtXDNX Apr 20 2012, 07:51 AM
QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2 @ 9 hours, 48 minutes ago)
Of course it's a good plan! If you talk to me outside of the forums, then you should know that I'm a huge letter buff. I love using the postage system to send things and it's even better when I get replies from people! Now how much is it to send mail to Australia? I could totally send something in a normal envelope as long as it doesn't cost an arm and a leg. laugh.gif

Not a whole lot, from what I remember. The only reason I've been paying such high postage from LA is because most of the stuff is in giant packages. laugh.gif

Posted by: Yoshida Seiji Apr 20 2012, 08:57 AM
I hate hate hate marketing and proposals.

Trying to get a $500,000-$1,000,000 deal for race programs. So hard to do these days.

Posted by: MattW Apr 20 2012, 01:20 PM
is there an english dub of wangan midnight?

Posted by: Meteor Apr 20 2012, 01:26 PM
^There isn't one as of yet. Why do you ask? I thought you'd lost all interest in these things.

Posted by: MattW Apr 20 2012, 02:44 PM
im almost completely through initial d, 'cos its on netflix.

if there was wangan midnight in an english dub, its the next logical step after.

Posted by: Tessou Apr 20 2012, 04:41 PM
Bought a Nerf Longstrike for modding purposes. It's easily the weakest Nerf gun in stock condition, but it has a lot of potential. The air restrictor is the biggest offender with this one.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 20 2012, 07:23 PM
On another note, I totally failed today. I got a bunch of balloons as a gift and some cake today from work. I was the happiest person in the world--at the moment. And then I accidentally let go of the balloons. They all shot up into the sky like a rocket, and I nearly dropped the cake in shock. I watched sadly was they floated away to the heavens... It was a beautiful yet depressing sight. At least I still have the cake though! pinch2.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 21 2012, 07:30 AM
Here you go, folks. Me looking like a complete idiot.

YOUTUBE ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhxG6phNyl0 )

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 21 2012, 08:12 AM
Now you have a way to snipe those pesky subordinates ay? laugh.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 21 2012, 09:54 AM
Not yet. The gun is a piece of shit straight out of the box and needs modification. Look at the second shot! Flaccid as a windsock. It's unreliable since the spring is weaksauce.

Posted by: Möbius Apr 22 2012, 03:43 PM
I thought this used to be pinned?

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 22 2012, 03:45 PM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 1 minute, 35 seconds ago)
I thought this used to be pinned?

I forgot about that! Done. awesome.gif

Posted by: Lebon14 Apr 22 2012, 04:38 PM
I hate when people say they will there at x hour and they show up at x hour + 45min. Especially when it's a friend that you haven't seen in 3 months.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 22 2012, 09:10 PM
Today my dad just pulled off a Bunta Fujiwara in the car... He was driving on freeway when he decided it was time for a smote so, he took his hands off of the steering wheel and rummaged around in his pockets for a cig and a lighter. All while going about 80mph on the freeway. He proceeded to light it and take one freakishly long drag before returning his hands on the wheel, after a good two minutes of letting the car go where ever it wanted. I had the suspicion he was steering with his knees and the car was on cruise control. Either way it freaked me out, whenever I get in the car it would always have the faint smell of a cigarette so I guessed that my dad would smoke before getting in the car. But I never imagined that he would do it IN the car. Now I know how Yuichi feels when he's in the car with Bunta... blink.gif

Posted by: Kiroshino Apr 23 2012, 04:35 AM
lol That was such an awesome scene. Reminder: http://youtu.be/aR5XyHtI9Ew

I can imagine how nerve racking that would be. XD

Posted by: Tessou Apr 23 2012, 05:16 AM
Only 29 days left before I'm a regular civilian again. I want it to happen, and I don't want it to happen.

The Air Force has been good to me these past six years, and I enjoy the steady paycheck and responsibilities. I don't want to give those up, but at the same time I really don't like my potential future here. My career field can only be stationed at one of two places stateside because of our top secret clearance. Moving up in this field is basically impossible.

I applied to cross-train into another field, but got rejected since, and I'm quoting from my top sergeant here, "we're downsizing the USAF and all the job training slots are being reserved for kids coming out of Basic". So essentially I couldn't avoid my walking papers. sad.gif

Oh well. I'm always looking forward to new possibilities. Not having the restrictions of being a federal employee will be super nice.

QUOTE (Möbius)
I thought this used to be pinned?


Perry unpinned it yesterday, according to the mod logs. It really isn't an important thread, but then again, this is the Off-Topic section. blink.gif

Posted by: Hannah Apr 23 2012, 02:46 PM
Christ, I hate being the only employee at my job. Doing the work of 4 people is really tiring. I'm sure that it's what triggered my carpal tunnel. Frigging 80qt tubs of buttercream.. I'll never be able to wash the smell of cake from my clothing. ;o; woe is me.

Posted by: Möbius Apr 23 2012, 03:56 PM
QUOTE (Tessou @ Today, 8:16 AM)
I applied to cross-train into another field, but got rejected since, and I'm quoting from my top sergeant here, "we're downsizing the USAF and all the job training slots are being reserved for kids coming out of Basic". So essentially I couldn't avoid my walking papers. sad.gif

That's just plain BS in my eyes.

Why get rid of already proven professionals to get a bunch of young inexperienced people?

Posted by: Perry Apr 23 2012, 04:58 PM
QUOTE (Tessou @ Today, 5:16 AM)
QUOTE (Möbius)
I thought this used to be pinned?


Perry unpinned it yesterday, according to the mod logs. It really isn't an important thread, but then again, this is the Off-Topic section. blink.gif

Sorry, I was testing the mobile skin with some addition. Unpinned it accidentally. sad.gif

And why hand the jobs to the inexperienced ones? Because then they will have a long time to catch up to the higher up. By the time they catch on to the same level, they will be given the walking papers and they hire more new inexperienced people. It's a vicious cycle to keep the higher up in power. happy.gif

Posted by: Möbius Apr 23 2012, 05:45 PM
QUOTE (Perry @ 47 minutes, 3 seconds ago)

Perry unpinned it yesterday, according to the mod logs. It really isn't an important thread, but then again, this is the Off-Topic section. blink.gif [/QUOTE]
Sorry, I was testing the mobile skin with some addition. Unpinned it accidentally. sad.gif

And why hand the jobs to the inexperienced ones? Because then they will have a long time to catch up to the higher up. By the time they catch on to the same level, they will be given the walking papers and they hire more new inexperienced people. It's a vicious cycle to keep the higher up in power. happy.gif

It is a waste of money and resources in the private sector. smile.gif

Posted by: Yoshida Seiji Apr 23 2012, 10:59 PM
You know what, it really bugs me when people mention me having money or "winning" the lottery. Fact of the matter is, I didn't win it at all. I hit a few numbers, got a little bit of cash. Had I "won" the lottery, I would've had a nice solid 80mil. After all was said and done, I walked away with about 200k. That paid for my house, which is nothing fancy by any means, just a decent piece of land and a nice comfy home.

For whatever reason, everyone on here seems to think I've won millions of dollars and I shit in bowls made of 100 dollar bills. I cannot grasp why that is. The lottery didn't really do anything for me, it helped me out a bit, but, my business is what funds all of my car related things. I'm still a very wary person when it comes to spending cash, considering I grew up poor, in a trailer park, in Florida. As an adult, I'd like to think I'm pretty smart with my money, not to the point of never spending it, but I don't just throw it away, like most folks on here seem to think. Then, I just want to force people to live my life for a week, make the financial decisions I have to make on a daily basis and just understand what goes into running a business and working a race program like I do. It's like 24/7 dedication. Most people just can't handle it.

I don't really care about what a bunch of folks I'll likely never meet think of me in the end I guess, but bringing up money is just something that always pisses me off.

No, I not mad. Just a little frustrated. sad.gif

Posted by: Tessou Apr 24 2012, 03:48 AM
I think explaining that at the beginning would have alleviated your frustrations.

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Completed a tough mission in Warriors Orochi 3, saving a character that was doomed to die and gaining three allies, "victory" screen comes up.

What does Kaguya say in the mission review dialog? "I must go back in time to repair this grievous mistake."

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Posted by: Kiroshino Apr 24 2012, 05:38 PM
Opened a new pack of contact lenses yesterday and wore them for the past couple days. Just realized that I had accidentally swapped them around so that the prescriptions were off. No wonder it didn't seem right. XD

Posted by: Rudy Apr 24 2012, 10:02 PM
Downing all of this beer, I'm probably going to wake up with a headache. But damn, feels good brony.

Posted by: Tessou Apr 25 2012, 04:53 AM
I swore off of caffeine as of yesterday morning. The caffeine headache hit me hard almost exactly the minute I got off work, and I ended up crashing completely by 8PM. 10 hours of sleep later, I'm back in action.

I've been drinking honey tea for a few days and it seems to balance out my energy. I don't feel sluggish, but I'm not a crack-addicted hummingbird, either.

Posted by: Lonely_Driver Apr 25 2012, 05:05 AM
QUOTE (Tessou @ 12 minutes, 2 seconds ago)
I swore off of caffeine as of yesterday morning. The caffeine headache hit me hard almost exactly the minute I got off work, and I ended up crashing completely by 8PM. 10 hours of sleep later, I'm back in action.

I've been drinking honey tea for a few days and it seems to balance out my energy. I don't feel sluggish, but I'm not a crack-addicted hummingbird, either.

I tried quitting caffeine a few years back, its true what they say its almost as hard as quitting smoking.

Caffeine withdrawals, headaches, mood swings,

Good luck!

Posted by: Tessou Apr 25 2012, 05:43 AM
I've been careful to only get teas that have no caffeine in them (a surprising amount of them have tons of it). So far, so good. I only had the headache and that was it. This is surprising considering the absurd amounts of the stuff I drank every day. 4-6 cans of Mountain Dew per day was the average. My tolerance was to the point that it didn't keep me awake or more alert at all, which wasn't problematic because I've never had problems staying awake. I only kept drinking it to stave off the inevitable headache. laugh.gif

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 25 2012, 06:53 AM
It better have been White Out. tongue.gif

Posted by: crazym4n Apr 25 2012, 06:55 AM
QUOTE (Lonely_Driver @ 1 hour, 50 minutes ago)
I tried quitting caffeine a few years back, its true what they say its almost as hard as quitting smoking.

Caffeine withdrawals, headaches, mood swings,

Good luck!

I recently started drinking coffee after years of rockstars, redbulls, monster energy drinks. I have to say Im enjoying coffee a lot better. I dont think I will ever leave caffeine seeing as I have to be awake at 5am everyday. Its sort of required for me to function.

Posted by: Kiroshino Apr 25 2012, 08:57 AM
I'm so glad I never got hooked on caffeine.

After experiencing the next-morning headache after downing two NOS energy drinks... staying away. Caffeine doesn't do anything for me anyway. I fall right asleep.

Posted by: Spaz Apr 25 2012, 10:12 AM
QUOTE (crazym4n @ 3 hours, 16 minutes ago)
I recently started drinking coffee after years of rockstars, redbulls, monster energy drinks. I have to say Im enjoying coffee a lot better. I dont think I will ever leave caffeine seeing as I have to be awake at 5am everyday. Its sort of required for me to function.

Coffee is definitely nicer on your body, I just default to energy drinks when I haven't had a bunch of sleep because it's quicker to grab and go than to fill up a cup. Coffee's great though because it guarantees the work day poop, and who doesn't love getting paid to do that!

I've never been addicted to caffeine, but I don't keep caffeinated sodas around the house on a regular basis anyway.

Alcohol, on the other hand, is everywhere.

Posted by: Nerubian Apr 25 2012, 10:26 AM
I never have drunk coffee nor alcohol. I have tasted beer in 2009 but only one sip but I don't like it anyway.
I don't like beer, alcohol and coffee.

Posted by: Spaz Apr 25 2012, 12:45 PM
QUOTE (Nerubian @ 2 hours, 18 minutes ago)
I never have drunk coffee nor alcohol. I have tasted beer in 2009 but only one sip but I don't like it anyway.
I don't like beer, alcohol and coffee.

And all of those are acquired tastes. I can't say I've met anyone who thought any of those was the greatest tasting thing they'd ever had the first time they tried them.

Posted by: Yoshida Seiji Apr 25 2012, 12:58 PM
QUOTE (Spaz @ 13 minutes, 31 seconds ago)
And all of those are acquired tastes. I can't say I've met anyone who thought any of those was the greatest tasting thing they'd ever had the first time they tried them.

When I first started drinking, I didn't like or dislike beer really. But then again, like most folks, I didn't start out with the good stuff, just typical horse piss.

I've always kind of liked coffee though.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 25 2012, 10:49 PM
I actually liked tequila the first time I tried it. Though the greatest thing that has ever touched these lips is...... no not that...... Cranberry Juice.

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 26 2012, 12:31 AM
Screw you Pandora. When I tell you to play, you play! You're not supposed to stop after the songs done ya piece of s***.

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 26 2012, 12:37 AM
Mmm, Mountain Dew Baja Blast.

Posted by: Hannah Apr 26 2012, 04:30 AM
Mmmm, Baja Blast... *high 5*

I really hate being the only employee at my store. Recently, I've been hating going into work because of all the stress of doing the work of 3 people. Not to mention it's making my carpal tunnel worse. >_<

Posted by: Yoshida Seiji Apr 26 2012, 07:48 AM
QUOTE (kyonpalm @ 7 hours, 10 minutes ago)
Mmm, Mountain Dew Baja Blast.

Yeah. That shit is pretty much awesome. I don't even drink soda that much these days.

Posted by: Boost1995 Apr 26 2012, 08:56 AM
Dear kindest person, thanks for screwing up traffic this morning. Nothing makes me happier than getting to work 2 min til clock in time. Lame, learn to drive and stop screwing off in am traffic!!

Posted by: Tessou Apr 26 2012, 09:25 AM
2 minutes until clock in time? Doesn't that still mean you're early? awesome.gif

I know what you mean. I typically come in to work 15-20 minutes early so I can ease into my day.

Posted by: Boost1995 Apr 26 2012, 10:45 AM
Tessou thats about the time frame I try for. Its always better for me to get to work early and acclimate.


Posted by: Kiroshino Apr 26 2012, 12:40 PM
Ten minutes late for class today. Traffic was backed up worse than usual, so I had to take an alternate route. Then the parking lot, which is usually at around 30-40% capacity, was packed. There must have been only ten spaces open out of the 500+.

Edit:

I've never liked it when professors had an online presence. Last day of classes have already passed for some of my classes and they're still assigning homework!

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 26 2012, 06:04 PM
At long last, my brother has begun to let me drive. I know the basics, now, but still have quite a bit to learn. smile.gif

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 26 2012, 07:48 PM
QUOTE (ATRUM_Neto @ 1 hour, 43 minutes ago)
At long last, my brother has begun to let me drive. I know the basics, now, but still have quite a bit to learn.  smile.gif

Do you have your license yet?

Sorry, I just have to ask because you're a year younger than me right? You don't have to answer if you feel like I'm being too nosy

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 26 2012, 08:28 PM
Lol it's okay. I don't have my license yet because of certain stuff I prefer not to go into. Unfortunately don't see myself getting a license anytime soon.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 26 2012, 08:30 PM
Ah, not even a permit? My dad was such a stickler to the rules; I wasn't allowed to touch the drivers seat of a car until I passed my written exam. Good thing I aced it on my first try! awesome.gif

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 26 2012, 09:00 PM
Lol we come from completely different families. My parents simply don't want me driving so they feel like they're "baby" still needs them. I understand, but still, I'd like my freedom I've earned. Luckily, my bro's here for me.

Also, if I where to make a thread just for the discussion of science and ideas/theories, would anybody join me in the discussion?

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 26 2012, 09:08 PM
Being the youngest in the family must be nice. As the oldest daughter and child in my family I've always had the responsibility of taking care of my sisters and my cousins. I guess the point I'm trying to make here is; With freedom comes great responsibility. Once you lose it, its hard to get it back.

Ok. I'm done with being cliche. /cheesystory


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You can make a thread about science/ideas/theories if you want. If its interesting enough, I'll join in! happy.gif

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 26 2012, 09:46 PM
Being the youngest is only nice until you hit 16, then you start to realize how differently your parents treat you than your older sibling.

Posted by: Meteor Apr 27 2012, 12:08 AM
Managed to catch a radio show, but as usual can't join the chat on this laptop for some reason. I type in my username, click "go", then there's no loading message or anything, the chat room never loads and the box on the upper-right always says (TIMEOUT).

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 Apr 27 2012, 12:12 AM
What is exactly wrong with your laptop? If you can post here then you should be able to connect to the IRC unless there is something up with your internet connection. Is that also the reason why you're never on the facebook chat?

Posted by: crazym4n Apr 27 2012, 11:52 AM
I love pay day anyone else get paid today? I might hit up the beach after work who knows

Posted by: Boost1995 Apr 27 2012, 06:59 PM
Yes, pay days make it all worth it. Going to the beach sounds nice. Im 6 hours or so from the beach. I would love to live closer one day.

Posted by: Spaz Apr 27 2012, 09:43 PM
I got paid at 2AM Thursday morning. Jelly?

Posted by: Rudy Apr 27 2012, 09:52 PM
QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2 @ Apr 26 2012, 11:30 PM)
Ah, not even a permit? My dad was such a stickler to the rules; I wasn't allowed to touch the drivers seat of a car until I passed my written exam. Good thing I aced it on my first try! awesome.gif

Wow, seriously? I was whipping my Dad's '83 Dodge Aries (and later '86 Buick Century) around cornfields like it was nothing at the age of 11 - as soon as I could reach the pedals. I think I learned how to drift before I learned what a turn signal was. awesome.gif

Posted by: crazym4n Apr 28 2012, 09:06 PM
QUOTE (Spaz @ Yesterday, 10:43 PM)
I got paid at 2AM Thursday morning. Jelly?

extremely...you get direct deposit or something?

anyways my video card died today and i have to RMA it thankfully it has a lifetime warranty...so i have to go from a gtx 570 to a hd5750 in the meantime which sucks...

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Posted by: Wanderer Apr 28 2012, 10:22 PM
Driving lessons from parents have begun, FINALLY. Al thanks to a successful dialogue explaining that I'm not asking for a car, simply to be taught to drive. Hopefully this time I get to drive more than one day a year.

Posted by: Tessou Apr 29 2012, 04:47 AM
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I'm supervising a bunch of contractors working on the staff offices here, on one of my days off. I can't be mad since I volunteered to come in on the weekend, but it's boring as hell. I'd rather be tinkering on the car. sad.gif

Posted by: kyonpalm Apr 29 2012, 02:27 PM
¿ʇɥƃıɹ ʇı ƃuıop I ɯ∀

Posted by: Wanderer Apr 29 2012, 02:49 PM
QUOTE (kyonpalm @ 21 minutes, 15 seconds ago)
¿ʇɥƃıɹ ʇı ƃuıop I ɯ∀

No sir. Gravity goes down, not up. tongue.gif

Posted by: Kiroshino Apr 30 2012, 06:26 PM
Usually, my grades are good enough that I'm only depending on the final exam grades. This is the first semester that I'm depending on a significant curve just to pass not just one class, but two or three of the five classes I'm taking at the moment.

Today was my last day of classes, so only the final exams are left. I need to ace them for even a chance of getting a 'C' or 'D', so I'll mostly be afk for the next week and-a-half, only checking my emails, so that I can concentrate on studying.

In other news, someone is interested in buying my MR2. If it sells, I'll be able to reach my goal of paying off my last year of college.

Posted by: Hannah Apr 30 2012, 07:15 PM
Here's a random thought: what the fuck is this!?

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Posted by: Wanderer May 1 2012, 02:31 AM
It's a shame how petty certain people are. I guess it's better to let them be themselves alone then to be around them and have a confrontation.

Posted by: Spaz May 1 2012, 05:24 AM
I want a Syclone. Badly.

Posted by: Möbius May 2 2012, 02:22 PM
QUOTE (Demon Boost @ Apr 28 2012, 12:52 AM)
Wow, seriously? I was whipping my Dad's '83 Dodge Aries (and later '86 Buick Century) around cornfields like it was nothing at the age of 11 - as soon as I could reach the pedals. I think I learned how to drift before I learned what a turn signal was. awesome.gif

I drove a van when I was 6...

Posted by: kyonpalm May 2 2012, 02:52 PM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 30 minutes, 34 seconds ago)
I drove a van when I was 6...

I drove a racecar when I was 5.

In a video game.

Posted by: Möbius May 2 2012, 02:54 PM
Mine was real, and was a stick. smile.gif

Posted by: Tessou May 2 2012, 02:59 PM
How does one drive a stick? It has no moving parts. biggrin.gif

Posted by: Möbius May 2 2012, 03:04 PM
QUOTE (Tessou @ 4 minutes, 51 seconds ago)
How does one drive a stick? It has no moving parts. biggrin.gif

The same way one puts an elephant into a fridge. smile.gif

Posted by: Kiroshino May 2 2012, 03:26 PM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 21 minutes, 56 seconds ago)
The same way one puts an elephant into a fridge. smile.gif

Is that the same elephant you shot in your pajamas?


Posted by: Wanderer May 3 2012, 05:12 PM
Seems everybody's enjoying Moby-sans smilie. Might as well do the same.

derp.gif

Posted by: Kiroshino May 4 2012, 06:34 AM
I'm really bad with interviews. >.<

Hopefully I did well enough to get to the second interview.

Posted by: TB_InuYasha_X May 4 2012, 08:26 AM
QUOTE (Kiroshino @ 1 hour, 52 minutes ago)
I'm really bad with interviews. >.<

Hopefully I did well enough to get to the second interview.

I don't know you, but I will be praying for you homie', I know the feeling. happy.gif

Posted by: Kiroshino May 4 2012, 09:03 AM
Thanks. I'll know on Monday whether or not I made the cut for the second interview.

First interview was on the phone. Typical screening questions. I stammered a lot and admitted to not knowing their company very well. It's a large company, so it's likely a few of us use their products, particularly if you use cosmetic products.

Second interview would be in person. I'm slightly better at in-person interviews than remote interviews, though I still tend to blank out. Definitely need more practice with the interview process.

Edit:

Glass lens fell out. Fortunately, it was only the screw that came loose, and it happened significantly before the final exam.

Posted by: Rudy May 5 2012, 11:26 AM
I smell vomit in my nose. I wonder what the most effective way to clean vomit out of boogers is. blink.gif

Posted by: Meteor May 5 2012, 12:01 PM
Do you remember puking out your nose or something? blink.gif

Seriously, how'd you get puke in your upper airway? Wouldn't that be super difficult (since puke getting there pretty much never happens despite there being nothing in place to keep vomit from going up to the nose)?

Does it burn? I hope it doesn't. Are you sure you're smelling it in your nose?

Posted by: Rudy May 5 2012, 12:05 PM
It burns a little, yeah some of the vomit went out my nose. It sucks. pinch2.gif

Posted by: Rudy May 5 2012, 12:23 PM
Using the shower head set to 'masturbate' mode and forcing water through my nostrils (and whatever's behind them) worked better than I expected.

My world no longer smells like puke. w00t2.gif

Posted by: Meteor May 5 2012, 12:25 PM
Good to know the problem's fixed.

Posted by: kyonpalm May 5 2012, 01:50 PM
The puke smell is out of Drifter's nose, all is well in the universe.

Posted by: s12drifter May 5 2012, 03:51 PM
hmmm i wonder if two 40mm wastegates are better then a big 60mm wastegate.

Posted by: Kiroshino May 5 2012, 05:01 PM
The new WRX seems like a good balance of performance, sportiness, and practicality for the sub-$30k range. Contrary to popular opinion, I like the way it looks. Read that it feels like a boat to drive though.

I think the SC MR2 is the only car for me. Fun to drive, T-tops, low upfront costs, great community. Not a very practical car, but practicality isn't much of a concern for me atm.

Posted by: kyonpalm May 5 2012, 09:15 PM
Just tried these:

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Not bad at all.

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 May 5 2012, 09:18 PM
JUST finished watching the Avengers today and I thought the movie was simply amazing. I'd talk more about it but I don't want to give away any spoilers. But there was one thing I noticed while watching the movie... I think Hawkeye looks a little like one of our members here. I guess you can be the judge of that though. shifty2.gif

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Posted by: sideways May 5 2012, 10:00 PM
Im being suckered into admitting this because i concurred with the lady- But I agree somewhat once it was pointed out to me. I can see where shes coming from

Posted by: Möbius May 6 2012, 06:05 PM
I don't get who he is supposed to look like? confused2.gif

Posted by: Wanderer May 6 2012, 11:37 PM
F**k you PayPal, just f**k you. Don't take my money that's meant to pay Netflix, then decide not to pay it. You can lick my nuts PayPal.

Posted by: Kiroshino May 7 2012, 02:03 AM
Got less than an hour left to study. WTF am I doing on here?

Posted by: Tessou May 7 2012, 03:51 AM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 9 hours, 45 minutes ago)
I don't get who he is supposed to look like? confused2.gif

I'm right there with you. What the hell are you guys talking about?

Posted by: Hannah May 7 2012, 07:14 AM
I seriously can't wait to gain a coworker at my damned shop. How the heck am I supposed to get a break if I'm working 24/7? *died*

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 May 7 2012, 07:59 AM
QUOTE (Möbius)
I don't get who he is supposed to look like? confused2.gif

QUOTE (Tessou)
I'm right there with you. What the hell are you guys talking about?

Discussing with a few other members I guess I might be going crazy. But while I was watching the Avengers I couldn't help but think of am3pkcet. I thought he bore a slight resemblance with Jeremy Renner. Some agree, others do not. Their face shape is definitely different, but both are amazing marksmen and just simply bad ass. laugh2.gif

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Posted by: Nerubian May 7 2012, 10:07 AM
Just wondering if anybody else noticed the red arrow in the right upper corner and clicked on it.

Posted by: Tessou May 7 2012, 10:25 AM
15 days left until I'm free from government work! I'm still thinking about what I'm going to do on my last day.

Posted by: logan510 May 7 2012, 10:27 AM
It's annoying when shit gets pulled out of a thread for no good reason.





Casey

Posted by: Meteor May 7 2012, 10:38 AM
QUOTE
Just wondering if anybody else noticed the red arrow in the right upper corner and clicked on it.
*raises hand*

Posted by: Tessou May 7 2012, 10:44 AM
QUOTE (logan510 @ 16 minutes, 35 seconds ago)
It's annoying when shit gets pulled out of a thread for no good reason.





Casey

• Stay on topic. If you must talk about a new topic, start your own thread or look for an existing thread that relates to what you have in mind.

shrug.gif

Posted by: logan510 May 7 2012, 11:48 AM
QUOTE (Tessou @ 1 hour, 4 minutes ago)
• Stay on topic. If you must talk about a new topic, start your own thread or look for an existing thread that relates to what you have in mind.

shrug.gif

With as little foot traffic we have here you're going to nitpick that? shrug.gif






Casey

Posted by: kyonpalm May 7 2012, 12:50 PM
QUOTE (logan510 @ 1 hour, 2 minutes ago)
With as little foot traffic we have here you're going to nitpick that? shrug.gif






Casey

If it's obviously not on-topic, what's the problem? And if you think we have little foot traffic, I'm sure you could find other forums with comparable traffic that have stricter rules.

And for what it's worth, we have evidence the traffic here is increasing. awesome.gif

Posted by: logan510 May 7 2012, 02:28 PM
My initial comment was on topic. Now we're having a discussion in a random thoughts thread...is that off topic? awesome.gif





Casey

Posted by: Wanderer May 7 2012, 02:38 PM
I thought this random thoughts thread was for random thoughts? That seemed like a legitimate random thought.

Posted by: Tessou May 8 2012, 02:21 AM
I don't listen to hip hop, so stop rapping.

Posted by: Kiroshino May 8 2012, 04:36 AM
That exam last night... was painful. Couldn't answer a single question.

First part of the first question:

You have a turboprop engine with an afterburner. The ambient temperature and pressure are 300*K and 1 atm, the temperature at the turbine inlet is 1900*K, and the pressure at the afterburner inlet and exit are 0.97 atm. The pressure increase at the diffusor accounts for 20% of the pressure increase over the compressor. 30% of the power generated by the turbine powers the compressor. Air flows through the engine at 50 kg/s. Find the pressure and temperatures at the compressor inlet, combustor inlet, main engine outlet, afterburner inlet, and nozzle. Use cp = 1.005 kj/kg*K and cp/cv = 1.2.

Given enough time, I could have probably figured out the last three questions (four questions total). Still, regardless of how much I studied, I don't think I would have ever been prepared for this exam. Just hope the curve is large enough so that I pass the class. Been doing below average all semester. dry.gif

Posted by: Tessou May 8 2012, 05:15 AM
Came in to the base clinic for my annual blood tests, specifically an HIV test they forgot to update during my last physical assessment. They targeted me with a TDAP shot (10-year Tetanus booster) out of the blue. Shit sucks. It's a big punch in the arm, followed by this feeling of itching under your skin.

At least the HIV test was quick. tongue.gif

Posted by: Boost1995 May 8 2012, 05:30 AM
Today is the last day of vacation, time for one last walk on the beach. I want to live near the ocean one day.

Posted by: Nerubian May 8 2012, 11:12 AM
I hate non-stop mixes. I hate it! I pay for cds with sample songs. This is so annoying...
Do all the DJs think they make the customers happy because there are no pauses between the tracks? They treat good Trance music like the most precious treasure on earth. Only mainstream trance songs are available as extended versions on cds. They do this on purpose! It is just another kind of copyright.
Many songs are available on vinyls but the super best songs not. Even if they are on iTunes Japan I cannot buy them because I do not live in Japan. This is also another kind of copyright. I am sick of this.
Ah yes, 128 kbps AAC is not nice but better than nothing. However, they could provide 256 kbps or even WAV for download. Many sites provide up to 320 kbps MP3 and WAV. This is a perfect deal. 128 kbps AAC might have a quality of 160 kbps MP3 (or even slightly better) but the low bitrate is again just another kind of copyright. They do not grant you the superior enjoyment of music.

So, damn you Avex and all the other companies who are selling cds with sample songs and low quality songs on iTunes and other online stores which are additionally only available in Japan.

At least iTunes sell AAC and not protected ATRAC or DRM protected WMA files.

Posted by: Tessou May 8 2012, 11:20 AM
A lot of them are released in what would be considered "normal" versions and extended versions, just not in widely published releases.

Norm Schiavone's R20WORKS extended version was a real bastard to find before discogs made everything easy.

Posted by: Nerubian May 8 2012, 11:56 AM
I already searched on Discogs, but I didn't find what I'm looked for.

Posted by: Rudy May 8 2012, 01:23 PM
I really really REALLY hope she doesn't get caught driving without insurance. Bi-weekly pay can be a bitch when payday is 7 days after the payment is due and you don't have money to make the payment.

Posted by: Kiroshino May 8 2012, 05:11 PM
Woot! Got my first 'D' ever and I'm happy because it's not a 'F'. Got a 29% on the final exam after the curve.

Also, interview right after my last final tomorrow. New places, new people, new job. Nervous as heck, but my second hardest final comes first.

Why is the final hard? Because the content is broad, the professor likes to supplement with his own material, and there's no partial credit.

Posted by: Möbius May 8 2012, 05:17 PM
QUOTE (Kiroshino @ Today, 7:36 AM)
That exam last night... was painful.  Couldn't answer a single question.

First part of the first question:

You have a turboprop engine with an afterburner.  The ambient temperature and pressure are 300*K and 1 atm, the temperature at the turbine inlet is 1900*K, and the pressure at the afterburner inlet and exit are 0.97 atm.  The pressure increase at the diffusor accounts for 20% of the pressure increase over the compressor.  30% of the power generated by the turbine powers the compressor.  Air flows through the engine at 50 kg/s.  Find the pressure and temperatures at the compressor inlet, combustor inlet, main engine outlet, afterburner inlet, and nozzle.  Use cp = 1.005 kj/kg*K and cp/cv = 1.2.

Given enough time, I could have probably figured out the last three questions (four questions total).  Still, regardless of how much I studied, I don't think I would have ever been prepared for this exam.  Just hope the curve is large enough so that I pass the class.  Been doing below average all semester. dry.gif

Seriously, that's not even hard, what year are we talking of here?

Edit: Although a turboprop with an afterburner made me chuckle... XF-84? derp.gif

Posted by: Hannah May 8 2012, 05:30 PM
QUOTE (Demon Boost @ 4 hours, 7 minutes ago)
I really really REALLY hope she doesn't get caught driving without insurance. Bi-weekly pay can be a bitch when payday is 7 days after the payment is due and you don't have money to make the payment.

GAHHHH I hate that CURE's employees punch out at 5pm. *eyes the time* All I wanna do is pay for my effin' insurance. Oh, well.. At least I have some time before work tomorrow to call those jippers up and finalize my effin' insurance.
Oh, and I'm not in jail. Go, me. awesome.gif

Posted by: Kiroshino May 9 2012, 12:48 AM
QUOTE (Möbius @ 7 hours, 30 minutes ago)
Seriously, that's not even hard, what year are we talking of here?

Edit: Although a turboprop with an afterburner made me chuckle... XF-84? derp.gif

It's a 400-level class, Aerospace Propulsion. It's the only class I've ever taken that made me feel stupid. I'm honestly glad it did, because I was getting bored with easy classes.

Yeah, you're probably right: it was most likely a turbojet with an afterburner.

Edit:

In case anyone is curious:

First part of the second question: x lbs/s of liquid Oxygen at 124*K burns with y lbs/s liquid Hydrogen at 164*k. What is the temperature of the resulting hydrogen/steam mixture? x and y were given, but I don't remember the numbers.

First part of the third question: A rocket of 11360000 lbf has three engines in its boost stage, each consuming 1000 lbs of fuel per second and provides z lbf of thrust (z was given, don't remember the number). Given that the total burn time is about six minutes, what is the maximum altitude that the rocket reaches?

First part of the fourth question: A jet passes you overhead at 250 m/s. The nozzle velocity appears to be 500 m/s. What is the thrust of the rocket?

Each question had around four parts to them.

Posted by: Wanderer May 10 2012, 01:59 AM
I want to drive on a mountain, but I know I'm not ready. I just have to bide my time, learn as much as I can from my brother, then I'll be ready. Also gotta find myself a damn job. pinch2.gif

Posted by: Tessou May 10 2012, 05:19 AM
Think about this. In ten years, all the tech we take for granted now will be considered as terrible and obsolete as the brick-and-backpack cell phones I remember when I was a kid.

Posted by: Rudy May 10 2012, 05:24 AM
I find it funny that my best friend is converting all of her CD's to old NOS Maxell cassette tapes from the '90's, and that she put this in her car:

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Yet, there's something so reassuring and comforting about hearing the crackle and buzz of a manual tuner as one searches for a station. It's just something you don't really hear anymore.

Posted by: kyonpalm May 10 2012, 05:52 AM
QUOTE (Demon Boost @ 27 minutes, 26 seconds ago)
I find it funny that my best friend is converting all of her CD's to old NOS Maxell cassette tapes from the '90's

I do this occasionally, but only because my dad's car doesn't have a CD player. tongue.gif
I also use new Sony HFs. Despite that, tapes still sound like shit, I don't care what anyone says.

Posted by: Drew May 10 2012, 06:22 PM
June 6 2012 will be the best June 6th since D-day...

why?

BECAUSE DANGER IN DC.



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Posted by: Kiroshino May 10 2012, 07:17 PM
Tomorrow's Agenda:

Root WebOS
Wash, polish, and wax two cars
Chapters 1 and 2 of learning Japanese
Research the Kinect

All new experiences for me. happy.gif

Posted by: Tessou May 11 2012, 03:05 AM
What do you need to research about the Kinect?

Posted by: MattW May 11 2012, 03:30 AM
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Posted by: Kiroshino May 11 2012, 03:53 AM
QUOTE (Tessou @ 47 minutes, 39 seconds ago)
What do you need to research about the Kinect?

I'd like to take advantage of Microsoft's willingness to allow people to develop programs that utilize the capabilities of the Kinect. It's surprisingly powerful technology.

Posted by: Tessou May 11 2012, 07:14 AM
Apply to work for Microsoft, specifically the "Kinect Fun Labs" project. Those programs allow experimentation of the device's abilities, many of which are not (yet) present in the current game library.

Posted by: Kiroshino May 11 2012, 08:13 AM
Having access to that library will make things easier, but probably not critical if I can come to an understanding of how the Kinect sensor works and how I can use the data it records for whatever I have in mind.

Posted by: Hannah May 11 2012, 12:27 PM
Before Demon Boost has a field day spamming photos on another part of the forum, all I have to say is this; Aa, que bella!! <3 <3 What a classy dame!

Posted by: Mazda ina Ford guy May 11 2012, 01:44 PM
Bumper sticker spotted on a Cobalt.

"I brake for saucy wenches"

Hummm, maybe a rennisance fest fan? I brake for saucy wenches too...

Posted by: Wanderer May 11 2012, 02:30 PM
I bet I could pull off telling people I'm barely turning 17. troll.gif

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 May 11 2012, 07:14 PM
QUOTE (ATRUM_Neto @ 4 hours, 43 minutes ago)
I bet I could pull off telling people I'm barely turning 17. troll.gif

No way! You can't be that young! But then again... I'm not much older than you, which is saying something... Where am I going with this? derp.gif


Anyway, I finally got to drive the car for the first time in over two months. Listening to EuroBeat while I drive doesn't really cause me to drive fast anymore. Unless you play Running in the 90s. That will get me going. There wasn't any traffic on the way home so it was 80+mph for me most of the time. It feels good man.

Posted by: Nerubian May 12 2012, 06:05 PM
THE_HONDA_CG2, you should check your Ask me anything thread. derp.gif

Posted by: Möbius May 12 2012, 06:55 PM
QUOTE (THE_HONDA_CG2 @ Yesterday, 10:14 PM)
It feels good man.

You mean, user posted image ?

Posted by: THE_HONDA_CG2 May 12 2012, 10:17 PM
QUOTE (Nerubian @ 4 hours, 9 minutes ago)
THE_HONDA_CG2, you should check your Ask me anything thread. derp.gif

I'm actually waiting on more people to ask me questions. Be patient, I don't really see the point of answering just one question. pinch2.gif

QUOTE (Möbius)
You mean, user posted image ?

Maybe... actually yes. I got to drive to San Diego and back today to visit some family and it was awesome! I even got to drive my uncle's Lexus IS300! It was great. But there was one thing about the car that confused me, it was a semi automatic transmission. Which in turn blew my mind, so if I may ask the obviously stupid question, what and how? derp.gif

Posted by: Wanderer May 13 2012, 04:00 PM
I swear I saw a half-moon with a flat bottom Friday night. Getting closer to it as we drove up the mountain, it was indeed flat bottomed. Dafuq did I see? derp.gif

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