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Forum: Encyclopedia Twinsunica 2012-09-27, 17:26
Replies: 42
Views: 16,336
Posted By wacko
Pretty good idea, you could well start a new wiki...

Pretty good idea, you could well start a new wiki altogether and use the now restored Twinsunica as a read-only source for reference, or to copy/paste from if the quality of a particular article is...
Forum: Encyclopedia Twinsunica 2012-09-27, 15:59
Replies: 42
Views: 16,336
Posted By wacko
It's back: http://twinsunica.waxo.nl/ Short...

It's back: http://twinsunica.waxo.nl/

Short summary:


Some of the tables in the mediawiki's database were completely empty after what I think was an upgrade of the MySQL database server...
Forum: News 2011-04-17, 13:50
Replies: 63
Views: 22,162
Posted By wacko
I just wanted to mention that Zero Punctuation's...

I just wanted to mention that Zero Punctuation's Yahtzee posted a miniature LBA1 review on his "I am a <x>; ask me anything" q&a on reddit:
"Painfully bad isometric controls, shit voice acting,...
Forum: Off topic 2010-10-04, 22:36
Replies: 20
Views: 2,128
Posted By wacko
fine, I raise fire alarm jam session ...

fine, I raise fire alarm jam session
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vXBY6c_oBE
Forum: Off topic 2010-10-04, 20:54
Replies: 20
Views: 2,128
Posted By wacko
I see your flute, and raise you a toy trumpet ...

I see your flute, and raise you a toy trumpet
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ydyh9l_jao
Forum: Off topic 2010-09-09, 19:17
Replies: 46
Views: 3,425
Posted By wacko
I was actually submitted to a pretty thorough...

I was actually submitted to a pretty thorough background check upon entering #aniboshi:

[01:39:54] <OBattler> no
[01:39:57] <OBattler> THIS IS WACKO FROM MAGICBALL

[01:40:18] <user99672> Dutch...
Forum: Off topic 2010-09-09, 12:43
Replies: 46
Views: 3,425
Posted By wacko
It was fun while it lasted. I got banned while I...

It was fun while it lasted. I got banned while I was sleeping:

[05:13:16] <Patrick> wacko: good day
[05:13:29] <Patrick> wacko: you are using a nickname that may impersonate another user...
Forum: Off topic 2010-07-16, 00:28
Replies: 72
Views: 16,969
Posted By wacko
Ugly.[/QUOTE] haha :D

Ugly.[/QUOTE]
haha :D
Forum: Off topic 2010-07-13, 16:05
Replies: 93
Views: 6,176
Posted By wacko
Some were really bad yeah, most prominently De...

Some were really bad yeah, most prominently De Jong's flying kick to the chest. That deserved a red. But a lot of fouls were quite light and I was surprised about the number of yellow cards given to...
Forum: Off topic 2010-07-12, 02:09
Replies: 93
Views: 6,176
Posted By wacko
Cock :( Congrats, Spain

Cock :(

Congrats, Spain
Forum: Off topic 2010-07-11, 20:27
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By wacko
the album Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady By...

the album Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady By (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_to_Make_Love_to_Your_Old_Lady_By)
Forum: Off topic 2010-07-11, 19:46
Replies: 93
Views: 6,176
Posted By wacko
Thanks, Gustav! Go Holland!! Here...

Thanks, Gustav!

Go Holland!!

Here (http://www.flickr.com/photos/waxorian/sets/72157624470477026/) are some pre-finale scenes from Amsterdam.
Amsterdam is now "full", people from elsewhere are...
Forum: Off topic 2010-07-07, 22:19
Replies: 93
Views: 6,176
Posted By wacko
What a calm match so far (Germany - Spain). No...

What a calm match so far (Germany - Spain). No goals, no cards. Pretty exciting nontheless, wonder what the second half will give us.
Forum: Off topic 2010-06-28, 02:10
Replies: 14
Views: 1,634
Posted By wacko
ooh, an e-penis thread. Let me participate: ...

ooh, an e-penis thread. Let me participate:

http://www.speedtest.net/result/861480930.png (http://www.speedtest.net)

also

--- magicball.net ping statistics ---
50 packets transmitted, 50...
Forum: Off topic 2010-06-24, 15:17
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
Futurama s6e02 - Most excellent, I laughed a lot....

Futurama s6e02 - Most excellent, I laughed a lot.
"I'll be in the chamber of understanding!"
Forum: Off topic 2010-06-23, 01:56
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
Modern Family s1 - Pretty "American" if you get...

Modern Family s1 - Pretty "American" if you get what I mean, but I had some literal laugh-out-louds while watching it. I wonder if it's been renewed?

Breaking Bad s1+s2 - Quite nice. I don't...
Forum: Off topic 2010-06-22, 21:44
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By wacko
Perhaps your MBR is broken. Try this?...

Perhaps your MBR is broken.
Try this? http://helpdeskgeek.com/how-to/fix-mbr-xp-vista/

You could also check the BIOS and see if "hdd" is still one of the boot options, and perhaps "boot other...
Forum: Off topic 2010-06-21, 23:53
Replies: 93
Views: 6,176
Posted By wacko
Yeah, their families are probably not alive...

Yeah, their families are probably not alive anymore right now.
Forum: Off topic 2010-06-18, 21:45
Replies: 84
Views: 5,190
Posted By wacko
They have a pretty good experience description in...

They have a pretty good experience description in the Engadget preview (http://www.engadget.com/2010/06/15/nintendo-3ds-in-depth-preview-it-works/) (note: the dude wearing sunglasses is a bit...
Forum: Off topic 2010-06-18, 02:07
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By wacko
try Air France, listen to some tracks on their...

try Air France, listen to some tracks on their myspace (http://www.myspace.com/theairfrance) (skip the remixes)
Forum: General 2010-06-16, 00:00
Replies: 8
Views: 2,582
Posted By wacko
The person who took that photo really needs to...

The person who took that photo really needs to clean their sensor (http://www.google.com/#hl=en&q=dslr+sensor+cleaning&aq=f&aqi=g1g-c1g1g-c3g4&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=&fp=686584fbbbb57664).
Forum: Off topic 2010-06-01, 14:59
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
Hey I thought Better Off Ted was cancelled, but I...

Hey I thought Better Off Ted was cancelled, but I suddenly see two more episodes of season two scheduled for June 17th. Perhaps it's just the final eps they had lying around and might as well air...
Forum: Off topic 2010-05-25, 21:37
Replies: 93
Views: 6,176
Posted By wacko
I was patriotic and voted my own country.

I was patriotic and voted my own country.
Forum: Off topic 2010-05-13, 22:15
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
The whole last season of Lost seems a bit...

The whole last season of Lost seems a bit crammed, like they're thinking up and quickly explaining everything that has happened in previous seasons on the go. Like the explanation of the voices in...
Forum: Off topic 2010-05-13, 20:56
Replies: 22
Views: 1,981
Posted By wacko
I'm pretty sure this one is permanent. "Buy" it...

I'm pretty sure this one is permanent. "Buy" it for $0 and have it activated in your Steam account forever. You don't even have to download/install the game right away if you're out of disk space or...
Forum: Off topic 2010-04-29, 08:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By wacko
Can you tell us something about the storyline and...

Can you tell us something about the storyline and characters? I can imagine these would have to be really good before someone would consider making art for it for free.
Forum: Off topic 2010-04-28, 21:10
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By wacko
Hey, aren't visual novels usually erotic visual...

Hey, aren't visual novels usually erotic visual novels? Where the choices you make change what girl the main character (you) end up with and affect the ending. Is it going to be like that?

Are you...
Forum: General 2010-04-18, 15:34
Replies: 13
Views: 2,150
Posted By wacko
Reminds of this scene from Garden State...

Reminds of this scene from Garden State (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0333766/)

http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=8360&stc=1&d=1271594044
Forum: Off topic 2010-04-17, 13:46
Replies: 47
Views: 3,698
Posted By wacko
That would be kind of like throwing a water melon...

That would be kind of like throwing a water melon from a moving van, smashing into a penguin wearing a party hat.
Forum: The site and forum 2010-04-09, 00:52
Replies: 19
Views: 2,480
Posted By wacko
vB Classic, for nostalgia and compactness.

vB Classic, for nostalgia and compactness.
Forum: Off topic 2010-04-02, 18:54
Replies: 18
Views: 1,652
Posted By wacko
That's interesting, any information / web site?...

That's interesting, any information / web site? Are they all part-timers?
Forum: Off topic 2010-03-30, 01:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,652
Posted By wacko
SONG: Not by number of plays but definitely by...

SONG:
Not by number of plays but definitely by total playing time (it's a pretty long track): Olympians by Fuck Buttons. That whole album was pretty awesome. I also approve of SolidFlam's album...
Forum: Off topic 2010-03-26, 03:56
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
I guess he [[spoiler removed]]

I guess he [[spoiler removed]]
Forum: The site and forum 2010-03-16, 01:18
Replies: 34
Views: 4,797
Posted By wacko
I wouldn't mind, sounds like a nice idea.

I wouldn't mind, sounds like a nice idea.
Forum: First aid 2010-03-15, 01:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By wacko
What game? Do you have Vista 32 or 64 bit? ...

What game?

Do you have Vista 32 or 64 bit?

What patch do you have and how does it not work?

Have you tried DosBox?
Forum: Off topic 2010-03-13, 22:08
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By wacko
Yeah, I also had to do the first mission like...

Yeah, I also had to do the first mission like four times before I pulled through and did the rest of the game after that. You're kind of thrown into the deep at the start, perhaps a bit too much....
Forum: Off topic 2010-03-04, 22:35
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
Nice. I saw some similar but more obvious ads for...

Nice. I saw some similar but more obvious ads for the show around town. It clearly says Comedy Central on them though, so you can see it's for a TV show.

I liked the show but I'm not too bothered...
Forum: Off topic 2010-03-01, 17:10
Replies: 26
Views: 4,318
Posted By wacko
Tucked in: T-shirt: no, never. T-shirt...

Tucked in:

T-shirt: no, never.

T-shirt underneath a shirt or sweater: usually. It's warmer.

Shirt: usually not, except on more formal occasions or if it looks better with the rest of my...
Forum: Off topic 2010-02-10, 20:46
Replies: 30
Views: 2,454
Posted By wacko
It doesn't have a harddrive, but it does have...

It doesn't have a harddrive, but it does have internal storage, so that's kind of a harddrive.
The biggest problem is its custom Apple A4 system-on-a-chip hardware; neither normal Mac OS X or...
Forum: General 2010-02-08, 19:02
Replies: 39
Views: 6,757
Posted By wacko
I meant instrumental as in there are no vocals....

I meant instrumental as in there are no vocals. Isn't that the correct term for that?
Forum: General 2010-02-08, 02:12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,462
Posted By wacko
When you start LBA2 and stay idle for a while in...

When you start LBA2 and stay idle for a while in the main menu, it plays some bits from the game. They give some nice previews of the various environments and exciting moments, so you could show that...
Forum: Fan Art 2010-02-07, 22:50
Replies: 30
Views: 4,491
Posted By wacko
Excellent! I'm sure there are more FFFFUUU...

Excellent! I'm sure there are more FFFFUUU moments to be found in Twinsen's epic journeys.
Forum: General 2010-02-07, 22:37
Replies: 39
Views: 6,757
Posted By wacko
I was listening to The Knife's album Deep Cuts...

I was listening to The Knife's album Deep Cuts again the other day, and there's this weird instrumental track that stands out from the other tracks, pretty far into the album. It's called Behind the...
Forum: Off topic 2010-01-30, 01:04
Replies: 30
Views: 2,454
Posted By wacko
JoeMonster does not allow hotlinking I only...

JoeMonster does not allow hotlinking

I only see a bunch of JoeMonster logos
Forum: Off topic 2010-01-28, 16:54
Replies: 30
Views: 2,454
Posted By wacko
Kobold: yesterday. Darkflame: yeah, there...

Kobold: yesterday.

Darkflame: yeah, there were a lot of tablets announced at CES too. I hope they'll get more attention and a boost in software development now that Apple's doing it. Perhaps...
Forum: Off topic 2010-01-28, 01:16
Replies: 30
Views: 2,454
Posted By wacko
It can't replace MacBooks as it doesn't run OSX,...

It can't replace MacBooks as it doesn't run OSX, merely a stripped down OSX that's basically the same as the iPhone. It's very closed and you probably can't even browse the filesystem, for example.
...
Forum: Off topic 2010-01-17, 17:33
Replies: 17
Views: 2,347
Posted By wacko
I'm guessing they changed that after this...

I'm guessing they changed that after this incident (http://www.nydailynews.com/money/2009/03/27/2009-03-27_jewish_facebook_group_gets_pranked_group.html).
Forum: Off topic 2010-01-16, 00:16
Replies: 17
Views: 2,347
Posted By wacko
Click on the group, read the info, check their...

Click on the group, read the info, check their sources. If they have no or unreliable sources, it's a joke.

Double-J has a good source that claims the opposite, so I guess that's answered.

The...
Forum: Off topic 2010-01-14, 23:38
Replies: 59
Views: 5,259
Posted By wacko
USA politics getting involved:...

USA politics getting involved: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/google/6983322/Obama-backs-Google-in-dispute-with-China.html

I don't get what Clinton wants to do here though:
Forum: Off topic 2010-01-14, 20:19
Replies: 59
Views: 5,259
Posted By wacko
Article that sums up the situation quite well,...

Article that sums up the situation quite well, and includes the first official statements from China's government: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8458462.stm
Forum: Off topic 2010-01-14, 17:02
Replies: 59
Views: 5,259
Posted By wacko
Best case scenario, it opens new discussions in...

Best case scenario, it opens new discussions in China about their internet policies, and decrease censoring as a result.

Worst case scenario, western companies lose money for pulling out of China...
Forum: Off topic 2010-01-12, 03:37
Replies: 256
Views: 13,576
Posted By wacko
Why? The only thing that makes it really stand...

Why? The only thing that makes it really stand out seems to be ZFS (which is awesome, I must say). Unless if you're running high-end enterprise-y servers I don't see a reason to run Solaris.

I...
Forum: Off topic 2010-01-09, 20:41
Replies: 22
Views: 1,757
Posted By wacko
What you're hearing is electronic interference...

What you're hearing is electronic interference caused by the CPU and maybe voltage regulators. A lot of onboard soundcards have this problem because it's so close to all the chips/components. It's...
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-12-31, 00:02
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By wacko
Posting in a bogus thread Sup guys

Posting in a bogus thread

Sup guys
Forum: Off topic 2009-12-14, 14:22
Replies: 56
Views: 3,561
Posted By wacko
"This Thread is more than 1433 days old. It is...

"This Thread is more than 1433 days old. It is very likely that it does not need any further discussion and thus bumping it serves no purpose."

I got an email from Frappr the other day, notifying...
Forum: Off topic 2009-12-11, 00:27
Replies: 46
Views: 4,343
Posted By wacko
Yeah, I'm guessing this measurement is only in...

Yeah, I'm guessing this measurement is only in countries a lot of spam signups come from.

Google knows my phone number for calendar sms reminders, too.
Forum: Off topic 2009-12-08, 04:15
Replies: 38
Views: 4,562
Posted By wacko
Me; when I go to www.google.com I insert my...

Me; when I go to www.google.com I insert my search query (with the keyboard, in the pre-activated input field) and press enter (keyboard) to submit. No mouse moving there, unless I need something...
Forum: Off topic 2009-12-08, 02:34
Replies: 38
Views: 4,562
Posted By wacko
yes...

yes (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/12/now-you-see-it-now-you-dont.html)
Forum: Off topic 2009-12-05, 14:47
Replies: 38
Views: 4,562
Posted By wacko
It doesn't show the clutter (useless stuff) if...

It doesn't show the clutter (useless stuff) if you're only going to use the search box anyway, which is a nice minimalist touch I think.
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-26, 14:53
Replies: 32
Views: 2,740
Posted By wacko
I'm going to spend end year's night with (irl)...

I'm going to spend end year's night with (irl) friends and you should do the same!

The practicality of this idea isn't very good either, since we're all in different timezones.

Since I don't...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-23, 23:17
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
Dexter s4s09: woah, ending! [[spoiler removed]]

Dexter s4s09: woah, ending!
[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-19, 20:55
Replies: 41
Views: 2,612
Posted By wacko
From what I have read online, Wendy's and Jack in...

From what I have read online, Wendy's and Jack in the Box have some of the most high-calorie, heart attack-inducing products ever. Neither are in the Netherlands, though.

I got some really tasty...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-19, 19:27
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
I recently finished watching Bored to Death...

I recently finished watching Bored to Death (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1255913/) season 1 (only 8 eps of 30 mins each). It's a very entertaining and sweet series, easily paced, with some great...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-14, 18:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By wacko
http://www.iphonestuff.org/images/iphone-comic.gif

http://www.iphonestuff.org/images/iphone-comic.gif
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-14, 16:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By wacko
That was really cool, made me once again realize...

That was really cool, made me once again realize what an awesome song Umbrella really is. (*gasp!*)
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-13, 20:38
Replies: 18
Views: 1,248
Posted By wacko
Given they have comparable screen size, but...

Given they have comparable screen size, but e-readers' displays are usually 2~4x as big;

They have e-paper (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-paper) displays; not LCD, no backlight. They look very...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-13, 19:58
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By wacko
iPod Classic is good if you just want (a lot of)...

iPod Classic is good if you just want (a lot of) music.
iPod Touch is good if you want to be able to watch video as well, and like fancy stuff.

I've had a 30GB iPod Photo for years, and I'd...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-13, 19:37
Replies: 18
Views: 1,248
Posted By wacko
Being able to read PDFs on a phone seems...

Being able to read PDFs on a phone seems convenient in an emergency, but doesn't seem very practical for actually reading large amounts of text...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-13, 17:33
Replies: 40
Views: 2,354
Posted By wacko
@CF: ooh, not sure about the recent developments,...

@CF: ooh, not sure about the recent developments, but that seemed promising yeah.
Then it's just the health issues.
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-13, 17:27
Replies: 40
Views: 2,354
Posted By wacko
In a nutshell: 1kg of meat requires FAR more...

In a nutshell: 1kg of meat requires FAR more resources to produce it than 1kg of similar non-meat foods.
...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-13, 17:16
Replies: 40
Views: 2,354
Posted By wacko
eeeew wtf!

eeeew wtf!
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-13, 16:52
Replies: 40
Views: 2,354
Posted By wacko
Yeah, I'm not a particular fan of...

Yeah, I'm not a particular fan of "meat-imitation" but rather "soy- or fungi-based protein-rich products" :D
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-13, 16:26
Replies: 40
Views: 2,354
Posted By wacko
I agree, for environmental and overpopulation...

I agree, for environmental and overpopulation issues.
I still eat meat and I'm not planning to become a vegatarian, but I eat way, way less of it ever since I started living on my own and has to...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-13, 16:10
Replies: 18
Views: 1,248
Posted By wacko
So, I got an e-reader yesterday as a gift for...

So, I got an e-reader yesterday as a gift for participating in some stuff. It's the Sony Reader "Pocket Edition" PRS-300. Compared to its bigger brother (the "Touch" version), it has got a smaller...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-13, 15:48
Replies: 41
Views: 2,042
Posted By wacko
got it yesterday and played it for a couple of...

got it yesterday and played it for a couple of hours, pretty good so far :)
related Penny Arcade comic (http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2009/11/11/)
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-11, 07:55
Replies: 22
Views: 3,984
Posted By wacko
I played Samorost and Samorost 2 a while ago,...

I played Samorost and Samorost 2 a while ago, haven't tried Machinarium yet though! Might buy it when it's on sale some time.
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-11, 07:51
Replies: 41
Views: 2,042
Posted By wacko
I saw it on Steam for €60. Ordered the game on...

I saw it on Steam for €60.
Ordered the game on DVD for €35.

I enjoyed CoD4, it was quite good. It's one of those games you can completely throw yourself into; unfortunately CoD6's single player...
Forum: The site and forum 2009-11-01, 22:59
Replies: 19
Views: 1,540
Posted By wacko
Confirmed (IE7, WinXP SP2)

Confirmed (IE7, WinXP SP2)
Forum: The site and forum 2009-11-01, 22:56
Replies: 28
Views: 3,439
Posted By wacko
I think best practice for web sites is this...

I think best practice for web sites is this format: "1 Nov 2009". Non-ambiguous and not too long.
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-11-01, 16:31
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By wacko
Thank you, and happy birthday to Bot13 and...

Thank you, and happy birthday to Bot13 and Polaris!
Forum: Encyclopedia Twinsunica 2009-10-29, 00:37
Replies: 1
Views: 2,753
Posted By wacko
I'll look into that, it seems very useful and I...

I'll look into that, it seems very useful and I also noticed it's not default.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-10-29, 00:35
Replies: 52
Views: 6,760
Posted By wacko
in phpBB you can basically set the format of the...

in phpBB you can basically set the format of the php function date() (http://nl.php.net/manual/en/function.date.php), but that's not particularly useful and perhaps too powerful for (I'm guessing)...
Forum: The site and forum 2009-10-27, 23:50
Replies: 52
Views: 6,760
Posted By wacko
It doesn't seem like vB3 will be unsupported any...

It doesn't seem like vB3 will be unsupported any time soon. vB4 isn't even out yet (it's currently on pre-sale on their site (http://www.vbulletin.com/order/index.php)). If anything, phpBB might be...
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-27, 16:54
Replies: 3,816
Views: 277,008
Posted By wacko
Cute dog! What breed is that?

Cute dog! What breed is that?
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-14, 19:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,517
Posted By wacko
- Double-J: nice drawing. ;)

- Double-J: nice drawing. ;)
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-14, 19:18
Replies: 38
Views: 3,129
Posted By wacko
Legal action = reporting a post? That was an...

Legal action = reporting a post? That was an anticlimax...
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-13, 02:06
Replies: 44
Views: 8,586
Posted By wacko
Up for Amsterdam any time.

Up for Amsterdam any time.
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-12, 17:21
Replies: 26
Views: 2,048
Posted By wacko
alexfont, wow, man. That is some terrific news....

alexfont, wow, man.
That is some terrific news.
I'm happy for you!
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-09, 02:53
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By wacko
Thanks. Not my work btw, if that wasn't obvious.

Thanks. Not my work btw, if that wasn't obvious.
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-09, 02:49
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By wacko
Hello, I would like to contribute the...

Hello,

I would like to contribute the following to this thread.

http://imgur.com/u4RdI.jpg

Also,
http://imgur.com/r4e2C.jpg

Regards,
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-29, 23:42
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
Dexter's new episode was sweet. The season...

Dexter's new episode was sweet. The season preview at the end of it seemed very promising. Exciting cliffhanger at the end!

Californication was pretty lol again. Best watched with a glass of wine...
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-29, 18:56
Replies: 23
Views: 1,908
Posted By wacko
Related: http://www.dataliberation.org/

Related: http://www.dataliberation.org/
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-29, 01:46
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By wacko
also Mac

also Mac
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-26, 20:53
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
I just finished watching Lost s5! I was ill and I...

I just finished watching Lost s5! I was ill and I finally felt like watching them, and it was very nice.

Loved the first episodes of The Big Bang Theory's and How I Met Your Mother's new seasons....
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-26, 12:13
Replies: 23
Views: 1,908
Posted By wacko
There are plenty of campaigns for "the...

There are plenty of campaigns for "the spirit-part of our nature" anyway; examples are the Alpha course (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha_course), Jehovah's Witnesses knocking on your door,...
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-24, 19:41
Replies: 18
Views: 1,248
Posted By wacko
No, you're wrong. That might be a personal...

No, you're wrong. That might be a personal preference for you but it's widely rejected for a majority of the people. Black text on a light-coloured background is generally the best choice for...
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-24, 00:28
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By wacko
Torrents are definitely still my primary source...

Torrents are definitely still my primary source for stuff. Other public sources like filesharing websites and newsgroups are just not worth the effort for me. Torrents are so convenient. Since my...
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-24, 00:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,248
Posted By wacko
Well, if you're really eager to get one you might...

Well, if you're really eager to get one you might want to be one of the early adopters. I've seen some e-readers popping up in public places so the price:quality ratio should be just about alright...
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-23, 21:38
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,831
Posted By wacko
Cool! I finished Monkey island 2 somewhere last...

Cool! I finished Monkey island 2 somewhere last week; the only MI game I had never finished. I also purchased and started on Tales of Monkey Island, maybe halfway episode 1 now. It really is a...
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-23, 00:05
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By wacko
My go-to torrent site always was Mininova, until...

My go-to torrent site always was Mininova, until they started filtering torrents. Now I usually use The Pirate Bay, partly because the vast majority of public torrents are tracked by them anyway.
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-22, 23:29
Replies: 18
Views: 1,248
Posted By wacko
My colleague bought that really popular e-reader...

My colleague bought that really popular e-reader by Sony, I played with it. It's alright, but the contrast was kind of a disappointment. It's better if you make the letters larger, but then you have...
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-10, 13:09
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,831
Posted By wacko
I finished Professor Layton and the Diabolical...

I finished Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box (NDS) last week. The puzzles were a bit easier than in Curious Village (or did I get more intelligent after playing that?), but because of that the...
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-10, 13:01
Replies: 20
Views: 6,529
Posted By wacko
Ah cool, yeah I tried to find the specifications...

Ah cool, yeah I tried to find the specifications and costs of both devices of around the same time period for a more direct comparison so it must have been a first gen iPod Touch.

You can find...
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-10, 04:21
Replies: 20
Views: 6,529
Posted By wacko
The iPod Touch is thinner than the iPhone and...

The iPod Touch is thinner than the iPhone and packs some space-saving features the iPhone does not have. The iPhone has telephony and bluetooth components the iPod Touch does not have. These are the...
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-24, 03:10
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,831
Posted By wacko
I've finished Professor Layton and the Curious...

I've finished Professor Layton and the Curious Village two days ago! I only have some additional puzzles to solve, and yet to fully decorate the rooms. Classy game :) looking forward to the sequel...
Forum: Off topic 2009-07-13, 01:14
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By wacko
It's probably the CCFL backlighting that's...

It's probably the CCFL backlighting that's broken. Is it all four sides or one side specifically? I don't think there's much you can do about that except replacing the CCFLs and/or the inverter(s)....
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-26, 10:29
Replies: 115
Views: 7,974
Posted By wacko
R.I.P. Google Ads at the top of this thread...

R.I.P.

Google Ads at the top of this thread are still advertising tickets for Michael Jackson's shows.
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-22, 18:41
Replies: 89
Views: 4,009
Posted By wacko
I use this a lot in FF3 actually, dragging...

I use this a lot in FF3 actually, dragging artwork into iTunes for example works great. You can also drag images into folders / desktop. Is it specific programs where this doesn't work?
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-19, 21:37
Replies: 89
Views: 4,009
Posted By wacko
I printed out that comparison sheet and hung it...

I printed out that comparison sheet and hung it up at work for office laughs
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-07, 23:18
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By wacko
Wow, you have Aldi in the US? (I can't be of...

Wow, you have Aldi in the US?

(I can't be of much help with your problems I'm afraid...)
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-02, 19:26
Replies: 3,816
Views: 277,008
Posted By wacko
effects caused by a selective focus lens

effects caused by a selective focus lens
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-26, 03:13
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By wacko
URLs! ...

URLs!

http://www.vimeo.com/davidoreilly/videos !
http://www.vimeo.com/3388129 !

Just watched it, it's very nice :)
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-21, 01:05
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
NBC cancels Earl...

NBC cancels Earl (http://www.thrfeed.com/2009/05/cbs-cancels-the-unit.html)
Aww! That was still a super cute show. I hope they'll get an opportunity to end the series respectfully. The season ending...
Forum: The site and forum 2009-05-18, 01:11
Replies: 34
Views: 3,466
Posted By wacko
mushroom mushroom

mushroom mushroom
Forum: The site and forum 2009-05-18, 00:49
Replies: 34
Views: 3,466
Posted By wacko
No. You don't really propose a solid reason and...

No. You don't really propose a solid reason and changing forum software is pretty drastic.

If you must, could we have another poll with public results so we can see who voted which option? The...
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-16, 01:09
Replies: 44
Views: 2,140
Posted By wacko
Dear Quetch, Welcome in this thread, and...

Dear Quetch,

Welcome in this thread, and thank you for your concern. I appreciate the time you have taken to make a contribution to this thread.

With regard to your question, please allow me to...
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-14, 02:13
Replies: 44
Views: 2,140
Posted By wacko
Don't worry, WGA will disappear in Windows 7......

Don't worry, WGA will disappear in Windows 7... just kidding, it will be rebranded as Windows Activation Technology...
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-14, 02:11
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By wacko
I do think it's kind of lame indeed to put...

I do think it's kind of lame indeed to put locality-based restrictions on a global medium such as the internet.
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-03, 01:40
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By wacko
you should have made that a PNG instead of a JPEG...

you should have made that a PNG instead of a JPEG ;)
another protip: use alt+printscr to capture only the active window. No more cropping!
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-02, 20:37
Replies: 17
Views: 2,330
Posted By wacko
a DS takes DS and GBA cards, not CDs. ...

a DS takes DS and GBA cards, not CDs.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bd/DS-card.jpg

Anyway, using a DS emulator doesn't seem as fun to play as on an actual DS.
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-29, 18:33
Replies: 17
Views: 2,330
Posted By wacko
I'll consider it! It appears to cost €15 in...

I'll consider it!
It appears to cost €15 in local shops here, which is still quite cheap for a game.
http://www.budgetgaming.nl/game-profile/soul+bubbles_DS.html
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-29, 18:31
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By wacko
or the official "space is awesome"...

or the official "space is awesome" thread?
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-29, 01:45
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By wacko
talking about musical medleys, this dude does the...

talking about musical medleys, this dude does the best mashups!
http://www.myspace.com/girltalk

I recommend buying his album Feed The Animals...
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-29, 01:30
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By wacko
http://voyager2.ytmnd.com/ !

http://voyager2.ytmnd.com/ !
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-29, 00:15
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By wacko
I missed a few but... [[spoiler removed]]

I missed a few but...
[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-25, 19:33
Replies: 92
Views: 3,655
Posted By wacko
Bump for http://www.softclaws.com/

Bump for http://www.softclaws.com/
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-25, 02:04
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By wacko
Here are some super impressive night sky...

Here are some super impressive night sky timelapses, among others: http://www.vimeo.com/4038064
It's really good to see the layered distance difference in the stars while they move across the sky,...
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-25, 01:40
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By wacko
Yeah, I watched Cosmos...

Yeah, I watched Cosmos (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081846/), it's in there.
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-25, 00:25
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By wacko
everyone should read this...

everyone should read this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pale_Blue_Dot#Reflections_by_Sagan) :)
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-24, 22:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,839
Posted By wacko
If it's a well selling concept, why abandon it? ;)

If it's a well selling concept, why abandon it? ;)
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-24, 22:49
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By wacko
It's the milky way. It's flat, like a disc. You...

It's the milky way. It's flat, like a disc. You can see the shape.

Remember you wouldn't be able to actually see this, as our eyes aren't able to collect light for a period of time like a camera...
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-21, 02:44
Replies: 256
Views: 13,576
Posted By wacko
How is Flash support in linux these days? And...

How is Flash support in linux these days? And Skype for linux; does it support video chat like normal?
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-21, 01:45
Replies: 256
Views: 13,576
Posted By wacko
I know Yellow Dog is designed to run on a wide...

I know Yellow Dog is designed to run on a wide number of hardware architectures, whereas Ubuntu is focused on x86 primarily.
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-21, 00:54
Replies: 256
Views: 13,576
Posted By wacko
Ubuntu seems great. I've used Fedora and Debian...

Ubuntu seems great. I've used Fedora and Debian with Gnome before, it's a very pleasant desktop setup. I'm sticking with Windows on my desktop mainly because I'm comfortable with it, games run on it...
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-12, 10:48
Replies: 127
Views: 6,603
Posted By wacko
It's from SomethingAwful's Photoshop Phriday...

It's from SomethingAwful's Photoshop Phriday (here (http://www.somethingawful.com/d/photoshop-phriday/childrens-books2.php)) so I guess the latter.

Aha, found the original...
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-12, 10:46
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By wacko
naa but in all seriousness, that really is quite...

naa but in all seriousness, that really is quite amazing! (the dude in the video you posted)
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-12, 03:07
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By wacko
I prefer Heidi Klum...

I prefer Heidi Klum (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jJhpfMzTsE) [00:40]
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-12, 03:05
Replies: 127
Views: 6,603
Posted By wacko
Correct; abstinence is the answer.

Correct; abstinence is the answer.
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-11, 19:32
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By wacko
are you hosting this on your home connection?...

are you hosting this on your home connection? it's slooooooooooow :p
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-11, 19:15
Replies: 127
Views: 6,603
Posted By wacko
http://worldsareapart.files.wordpress.com/2007/07/...

http://worldsareapart.files.wordpress.com/2007/07/dot_matrix1.jpg
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-11, 00:05
Replies: 92
Views: 3,655
Posted By wacko
I've never heard of anyone declawing their cat,...

I've never heard of anyone declawing their cat, it seems a pretty unfriendly thing to do for various reasons mentioned in this thread. The same way a dog's tail doesn't seem very useful, but as it...
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-09, 21:09
Replies: 23
Views: 1,062
Posted By wacko
I have no idea what you're talking about because...

I have no idea what you're talking about because you're being extremely vague.
Try to make a photo of your problems?

If it has to do with weird colours around text, try...
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-08, 22:41
Replies: 23
Views: 1,062
Posted By wacko
Phase of the crystals? You mean like this...

Phase of the crystals? You mean like this (http://www.techmind.org/lcd/phasexplan.html)? Is your monitor connected with d-sub (analog)? Try hitting that auto adjust button on your monitor in that...
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-08, 19:53
Replies: 23
Views: 1,062
Posted By wacko
CRT still has the best colour representation and...

CRT still has the best colour representation and speed. I totally agree it's better than LCD quality wise, although obviously LCD is still getting better. LCD screens also just have a lot of other...
Forum: News 2009-03-31, 19:37
Replies: 77
Views: 79,495
Posted By wacko
Awesome! Feels a bit redundant to pay $6 since I...

Awesome! Feels a bit redundant to pay $6 since I already own the game, but I've just bought and downloaded it anyway. Will use it next time I want to play it. Great stuff :)
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-30, 20:09
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By wacko
true fanboys would boycott this

true fanboys would boycott this
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-28, 02:05
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By wacko
It's a different director, too. In fact, I think...

It's a different director, too. In fact, I think Richard Kelly had a dispute over the whole movie so he doesn't seem to support it. ([edit] see wikipedia...
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-24, 23:25
Replies: 26
Views: 1,492
Posted By wacko
Notepad++...

Notepad++ (http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/uk/site.htm) (open source) is a pretty decent all-around text editor with HTML syntax highlighting.
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-19, 02:07
Replies: 38
Poll: Fruits
Views: 2,053
Posted By wacko
I've never seen a guava either! And I've never...

I've never seen a guava either! And I've never eaten figs.

Kumquat (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kumquat) is a pretty interesting fruit, it also has a lot of hybrid forms...
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-18, 02:22
Replies: 38
Poll: Fruits
Views: 2,053
Posted By wacko
I'm gonna go with apple. Tasty and very...

I'm gonna go with apple. Tasty and very convenient - I usually pack one wherever I go.

This is a graph [source (http://xkcd.com/388/)]. I don't particularly agree with everything.
...
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-06, 00:48
Replies: 45
Views: 2,562
Posted By wacko
The Prodigy still exists; in fact they just...

The Prodigy still exists; in fact they just released a new album (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invaders_Must_Die).

No, to the extend of my knowledge they have nothing to do with Full throttle.
...
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-03, 03:17
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By wacko
well, we're used to that sort of stuff...

well, we're used to that sort of stuff (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mudflat_hiking) in the Netherlands ;)
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-02, 00:16
Replies: 45
Views: 2,562
Posted By wacko
Buy myself a decent house/apartment and other...

Buy myself a decent house/apartment and other stuff I need. Maybe a small car; it's practical to have. Finish studying. Probably gonna give up work.

Give money to family and close friends so they...
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-06, 00:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By wacko
Schedule changes ("class X is cancelled", "class...

Schedule changes ("class X is cancelled", "class X is in room Y", ...), absent teachers, upcoming events, that sort of things. A digital bulletin board.

They have LCD TVs with information up at my...
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-04, 22:11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By wacko
Buy it here...

Buy it here (http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.2663), $2.40, free worldwide shipping, pay through PayPal. Will take a few weeks though, but it's near-free and if you're not in a hurry...
...
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-27, 08:12
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
yes :) we snuck in a lecture room at the end of...

yes :) we snuck in a lecture room at the end of the day after classes, ordered pizza and watched Lost on the projector. It was nice :)
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-25, 03:45
Replies: 35
Views: 1,537
Posted By wacko
HDR images have a big "wow!" effect at first but...

HDR images have a big "wow!" effect at first but it really gets boring after a while. It just looks too unnatural and unpleasant for the eyes. I like subtle HDR where you can't tell it's HDR at first...
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-24, 04:26
Replies: 47
Views: 2,849
Posted By wacko
yeah, that's what you get with 4 hyperthreading...

yeah, that's what you get with 4 hyperthreading cores.
why did you make that a .jpg?


I like AntiVir, I also hear good stuff about AVG. Both are free and lightweight.
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-21, 18:38
Replies: 25
Views: 1,859
Posted By wacko
it's healthy to absorb as much light as possible...

it's healthy to absorb as much light as possible in the morning, apparently. I do think it helps against feeling drowsy in mornings too. You only need to get over the initial brightness.

I have...
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-21, 17:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,859
Posted By wacko
On days I work I wake up around 6:30. On...

On days I work I wake up around 6:30.

On days I go to uni it's variable, but usually between 07:30 and 11:00.

On days I'm off I try to be up by 11, not to waste too much time.

I notice that...
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-20, 16:11
Replies: 47
Views: 2,849
Posted By wacko
I had a virus once during the DOS era. It...

I had a virus once during the DOS era. It infected .exes and was generally a pain in the ass. I think I had to format and reinstall for that.

I had another one which spread around .eml files all...
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-19, 20:12
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
some friends and me are gonna watch the new Lost...

some friends and me are gonna watch the new Lost episodes on a beamer in uni this thursday, if everything works out :)
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-17, 20:45
Replies: 16
Views: 1,187
Posted By wacko
hmm I don't have this problem, most of my friends...

hmm I don't have this problem, most of my friends appreciate unusual yet good movies.

KKBB was great yeah, watch In Bruges if you liked that :)
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-15, 01:26
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
What do we think of the new Scrubs season so far?...

What do we think of the new Scrubs season so far?

imo the stories of each episode so far are a bit meh but the jokes are great, I irlol'd quite a few times.
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-14, 22:41
Replies: 39
Views: 1,643
Posted By wacko
Vista is very demanding when it comes to system...

Vista is very demanding when it comes to system specs, however it's virtually impossible to buy a normal laptop today without it being installed on it. People buy low-end laptops with 'only' 1 GB RAM...
Forum: General 2009-01-14, 21:03
Replies: 38
Views: 2,454
Posted By wacko
No way. The DS only has a 67 MHz ARM CPU and a 33...

No way. The DS only has a 67 MHz ARM CPU and a 33 MHz co-processor and 4 MB RAM, compare this to the original recommended specifications of LBA: 486DX2 66 MHz and 8 MB RAM. For emulation you need a...
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-12, 02:53
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By wacko
You mean the stock cooler as provided in the...

You mean the stock cooler as provided in the 'box' editions of Intel CPUs? (I don't get what their chipsets have to do with this; their cooling is quite different depending on the motherboard...
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-11, 21:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By wacko
this. It's really hard to keep up with...

this.



It's really hard to keep up with nVidia GeForce / ATi Radeon model numbers, so I tend to ignore them until I need to upgrade my card. Then I use price as a general guideline for...
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-02, 00:35
Replies: 34
Views: 6,452
Posted By wacko
I agree companions are fucking useless....

I agree companions are fucking useless. Pathfinding is horrible so what usually happens is that I run off, they get stuck, and after a while I get a notification he/she died.

I'd rate the game...
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-26, 22:41
Replies: 21
Views: 1,435
Posted By wacko
Some other country censors an image on Wikipedia...

Some other country censors an image on Wikipedia first and asks questions later (turns out it's considered legal and was already published in books freely available in the same country). Makes you...
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-11, 02:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,491
Posted By wacko
Outcast, well... the max resolution of 512x384 is...

Outcast, well... the max resolution of 512x384 is just painful. I think there might be a few problems trying to get it work in a modern Windows installation (getting the latest patch helps), but...
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-09, 00:26
Replies: 34
Views: 6,452
Posted By wacko
I play first person. Third person only rarely...

I play first person. Third person only rarely when strolling around a friendly area or when making screenshots ;)

I'm extremely good, except I pickpocket / steal from friendlies. But that's very...
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-08, 22:50
Replies: 34
Views: 6,452
Posted By wacko
Time to show your characters!! This is...

Time to show your characters!!



This is me when I was a lil noob.



http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=7867&stc=1&d=1228769246
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-08, 21:04
Replies: 34
Views: 6,452
Posted By wacko
Yes ...

Yes

http://www.videogamesblogger.com/2008/11/02/fallout-3-downloadable-content-coming-to-xbox-360-and-pc.htm...
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-08, 19:03
Replies: 78
Views: 12,378
Posted By wacko
I see a tiny dock though, that's not very usable...

I see a tiny dock though, that's not very usable imo (even with magnification, which has its usability problems in itself).

Spotlight is an excellent app launcher, imo it's about as fast or faster...
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-08, 18:45
Replies: 78
Views: 12,378
Posted By wacko
I prefer having the bare minimum in the dock and...

I prefer having the bare minimum in the dock and launching the rest via spotlight when required. I don't see the point of having a dock filled with a ton of icons.
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-08, 18:39
Replies: 34
Views: 6,452
Posted By wacko
Xbox 360 and PC are getting downloadable content....

Xbox 360 and PC are getting downloadable content.


Although the main quest is a tad short and ended quite abrubtly, the rest of the game is immense and a lot of fun to explore. I have around 45...
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-08, 18:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,491
Posted By wacko
Linear games tend to have a strong storyline,...

Linear games tend to have a strong storyline, because everything is scripted, it's kind of like an interactive movie. It can truly drag the player in the story, but it can feel a bit empty. In too...
Forum: Member Announcements 2008-12-01, 08:51
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By wacko
sycophantic adj : attempting to win...

sycophantic

adj : attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
[syn: bootlicking, fawning, obsequious, toadyish]

...welcome, Weklim! I hear you're very...
Forum: Encyclopedia Twinsunica 2008-12-01, 05:36
Replies: 8
Views: 3,893
Posted By wacko
yes, you have to sign up and log in before you...

yes, you have to sign up and log in before you can edit anything (link is in the upper right corner), after that you can click the 'edit' tab a the top of each page, or follow a link to a...
Forum: Off topic 2008-11-28, 08:13
Replies: 82
Views: 8,355
Posted By wacko
here...

here (http://www.getup.org.au/campaign/SaveTheNet/442)'s a petition.

I signed, although I'm not sure if anyone out of Australia really can or should be able to say anything about their policies....
Forum: Encyclopedia Twinsunica 2008-11-27, 02:52
Replies: 8
Views: 3,893
Posted By wacko
Hi! Here's how you can help out. Here is a...

Hi! Here's how you can help out.

Here is a list of articles that are referenced in other articles but don't exist yet, in order of importance:...
Forum: Off topic 2008-11-16, 14:27
Replies: 91
Views: 7,862
Posted By wacko
It's Rushmore...

It's Rushmore (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0128445/) and it's a red barrett.

http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=7833&stc=1&d=1226838369

Anyone; feel free to post a new one :)
Forum: Off topic 2008-11-15, 15:47
Replies: 91
Views: 7,862
Posted By wacko
The wideangle, kinda fisheye shot should be a...

The wideangle, kinda fisheye shot should be a huge hint to the movie's director. It's one of his trademarks.
Forum: Off topic 2008-11-15, 06:10
Replies: 59
Views: 7,400
Posted By wacko
When going out I usually drink pilsner...

When going out I usually drink pilsner (whatever's on tap), occasionally white beer in summer (Hoegaarden but preferably Wieckse Witte), and coke in between to stay hydrated / keep going all night /...
Forum: Off topic 2008-11-15, 06:03
Replies: 91
Views: 7,862
Posted By wacko
Naa, it's not a war movie. Although there are...

Naa, it's not a war movie. Although there are some war-related elements in the movie.

It's a highschool comedy/drama.

And no, it's not a helmet.
Forum: Off topic 2008-11-08, 12:22
Replies: 91
Views: 7,862
Posted By wacko
wrong and very wrong. Would you guys like a hint?

wrong and very wrong. Would you guys like a hint?
Forum: Off topic 2008-11-03, 00:21
Replies: 3,816
Views: 277,008
Posted By wacko
haha! a book about sex

haha! a book about sex
Forum: Off topic 2008-11-02, 15:08
Replies: 14
Views: 2,096
Posted By wacko
yeah they went from no memory management to some...

yeah they went from no memory management to some memory management :p
Forum: Off topic 2008-11-01, 05:03
Replies: 91
Views: 5,149
Posted By wacko
woot workstation: Intel Core 2 Duo...

woot

workstation:

Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 (2.4 GHz)
Asus P5B Deluxe
3 GB RAM (I'd get more if my Windows was 64 bit)
GeForce 8800GT
2x36GB 10000 RPM WD Raptor SATA disks in RAID0
320 GB...
Forum: Off topic 2008-10-29, 02:21
Replies: 91
Views: 7,862
Posted By wacko
Sorry, I kinda forgot about this :) ...

Sorry, I kinda forgot about this :)

http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=7801&stc=1&d=1225239503

The character in this movie is missing a certain piece of headwear.

I need...
Forum: The site and forum 2008-10-26, 14:32
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By wacko
I don't think you can hotlink images on mediafire...

I don't think you can hotlink images on mediafire with a free account by the looks of it. Anyway, what you do is use the tag, for example:

[img]http://mediafire.com/bla/image.jpg

You can see...
Forum: Off topic 2008-10-25, 22:40
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
I watched the pilot episode of Fringe when it...

I watched the pilot episode of Fringe when it came out; it's very nice and I've been meaning to watch the rest of it. So far I haven't found time to do so whilst keeping up to date with other TV...
Forum: Off topic 2008-10-25, 18:18
Replies: 91
Views: 7,862
Posted By wacko
Lord of the Rings? item: the one ring

Lord of the Rings?
item: the one ring
Forum: Off topic 2008-10-21, 09:56
Replies: 11
Views: 2,046
Posted By wacko
http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/www.popuw.com

http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/www.popuw.com
Forum: Off topic 2008-10-12, 23:08
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By wacko
this is pretty cute :)

this is pretty cute :)
Forum: Off topic 2008-10-10, 00:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By wacko
According to http://www.last.fm/charts/artist : ...

According to http://www.last.fm/charts/artist :

Coldplay > Radiohead >> (The Beatles) >> Muse >>> (Pink Floyd) >> Oasis

last.fm isn't really linked to record sales or radio plays though; it has...
Forum: Off topic 2008-10-03, 00:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By wacko
Oasis is alright, I'll listen to their new album.

Oasis is alright, I'll listen to their new album.
Forum: Member Announcements 2008-09-28, 23:01
Replies: 43
Views: 3,003
Posted By wacko
mobile broadband is like GPRS, EDGE, UMTS (3G). ...

mobile broadband is like GPRS, EDGE, UMTS (3G).

wifi is just wifi. you'd need a hotspot with internet connection nearby in order to use that.
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-25, 11:56
Replies: 104
Views: 5,736
Posted By wacko
Kitarii: I don't think there's any scientist who...

Kitarii: I don't think there's any scientist who says he/she has the answer to the origins of the universe. If so they would have really good proof of some sort or a lot of faith in their hypothesis,...
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-24, 21:34
Replies: 104
Views: 5,736
Posted By wacko
I think "most people" would actually say that...

I think "most people" would actually say that nobody knows;
only blindly faithful religious people would have an answer right away.
Forum: The site and forum 2008-09-23, 22:24
Replies: 54
Views: 3,983
Posted By wacko
MBN runs on a laptop with permanent GPRS...

MBN runs on a laptop with permanent GPRS connection

elmuerte stops by once every two weeks to refuel the generator
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-20, 23:05
Replies: 17
Views: 2,794
Posted By wacko
it was pretty cute. :)

it was pretty cute. :)
Forum: Fan Music 2008-09-15, 21:20
Replies: 20
Views: 2,376
Posted By wacko
It should work, also according to the help file: ...

It should work, also according to the help file:

http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=7758&stc=1&d=1221502829

The remix is pretty cool but gets repetitive - I prefer the LBA...
Forum: Fan Music 2008-09-15, 18:58
Replies: 20
Views: 2,376
Posted By wacko
they play just fine in QuickTime

they play just fine in QuickTime
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-15, 00:43
Replies: 104
Views: 5,736
Posted By wacko
I still don't get it

I still don't get it
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-15, 00:37
Replies: 104
Views: 5,736
Posted By wacko
wha? I don't get it. Zerath^: there's not...

wha? I don't get it.


Zerath^: there's not much to believe in; convincing proof exists.
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-11, 00:22
Replies: 60
Views: 4,548
Posted By wacko
water intoxication...

water intoxication (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_intoxication)
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-10, 21:48
Replies: 60
Views: 4,548
Posted By wacko
Drinking only milk would be super gross. I...

Drinking only milk would be super gross. I wouldn't want to drink a litre of milk if I was super thirsty. Water, juice or tea would be just fine.

I'd say water. But tea is very appealing.
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-10, 14:42
Replies: 109
Views: 4,444
Posted By wacko
yeah it needs an RSS feed

yeah it needs an RSS feed
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-10, 00:09
Replies: 109
Views: 4,444
Posted By wacko
Here's a handy link for y'all ...

Here's a handy link for y'all

http://www.hasthelhcdestroyedtheearth.com/
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-09, 22:27
Replies: 104
Views: 5,736
Posted By wacko
this is awesomer ...

this is awesomer

http://www.chn-net.com/images/ceation1.gif

P.S. this (http://foo.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/atheism_motivation.jpg)
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-09, 21:31
Replies: 104
Views: 5,736
Posted By wacko
Ok, so ...

Ok, so
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon#Formation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_impact_hypothesis
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-09, 17:03
Replies: 104
Views: 5,736
Posted By wacko
I'll take the liberty to link to the page you...

I'll take the liberty to link to the page you poorly copy/pasted it from because you're missing out on all the supertext action:
http://www.answersingenesis.org/creation/v14/i4/moon.asp
I was just...
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-09, 16:10
Replies: 104
Views: 5,736
Posted By wacko
Assuming the moon has steadily been moving away...

Assuming the moon has steadily been moving away from the earth in the same pace and has had the same position since the history of the solar system...

4.5 billion years times 3.8 cm:
4500000000 *...
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-09, 15:27
Replies: 104
Views: 5,736
Posted By wacko
So Quetch, what you're trying to say with this...

So Quetch, what you're trying to say with this topic is that because we can't explain how the universe began, we should consider evolution and creationism equal theories when it comes to species on...
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-08, 18:41
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By wacko
try here...

try here (http://twinsunica.waxo.nl/index.php?title=Special:Imagelist&sort=img_timestamp&limit=1000&asc=1&ilsearch=.gif)
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-05, 19:41
Replies: 109
Views: 9,469
Posted By wacko
Firefox comes with an EULA...

Firefox comes with an EULA (http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/legal/eula/)
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-03, 18:23
Replies: 109
Views: 9,469
Posted By wacko
Hmm...

Hmm (http://tapthehive.com/discuss/This_Post_Not_Made_In_Chrome_Google_s_EULA_Sucks)...
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-02, 23:28
Replies: 109
Views: 9,469
Posted By wacko
Looks and feels pretty nice. Really snappy. Would...

Looks and feels pretty nice. Really snappy. Would like more options for customisation.

Darkflame: inspector tool? Have you ever tried the Firebug extension for Firefox? It's awesome.
Forum: Off topic 2008-09-02, 17:19
Replies: 42
Views: 2,948
Posted By wacko
good thing my nickname doesn't have a capital w

good thing my nickname doesn't have a capital w
Forum: Off topic 2008-08-27, 04:56
Replies: 42
Views: 2,948
Posted By wacko
http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachme...

http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=7725&stc=1&d=1219801988
Forum: General 2008-07-18, 13:24
Replies: 36
Views: 2,570
Posted By wacko
Interesting :) ...

Interesting :)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soul_Bubbles#Development

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fr%C3%A9d%C3%A9rick_Raynal#As_Consultant
Forum: Off topic 2008-07-08, 20:36
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By wacko
(lineup...

(lineup (http://www.hopfarmfestival.com/lineup.html) so others don't have to google :p)

cool :)

I happened to have seen Guillemots live a while ago but they were a bit boring to me.
Forum: Off topic 2008-07-04, 10:48
Replies: 26
Views: 2,708
Posted By wacko
from left to right: Lewi-G, Bas (my irl friend,...

from left to right: Lewi-G, Bas (my irl friend, not MBN/#lba related), CS2x, Bushmeister, Pandy, me
Forum: Member Announcements 2008-06-30, 16:10
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By wacko
congrats! nice graphic :D

congrats!

nice graphic :D
Forum: Off topic 2008-06-14, 16:17
Replies: 29
Views: 1,589
Posted By wacko
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/06/one-fish-tw...

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/06/one-fish-two-fish-red-fish-blue-fish.html
Forum: Off topic 2008-06-14, 01:07
Replies: 132
Views: 7,989
Posted By wacko
lol @ France

lol @ France
Forum: Off topic 2008-06-10, 02:45
Replies: 132
Views: 7,989
Posted By wacko
lol @ Italy otherwise I basically agree with...

lol @ Italy

otherwise I basically agree with elmuerte
Forum: Off topic 2008-06-04, 19:21
Replies: 126
Views: 92,881
Posted By wacko
Banning a country or a provider within a country...

Banning a country or a provider within a country isn't racist.
mIRC is just a client and has nothing to do with EFNet's policy or turktelecom.

There are multiple EFNet servers; have you tried...
Forum: Off topic 2008-04-30, 04:39
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By wacko
AMD Durons and Athlons aren't expensive, I guess...

AMD Durons and Athlons aren't expensive, I guess they made the videos using redundant hardware they had lying around anyway. Oil-submersed hardware is still functional so that's not really throwing...
Forum: Off topic 2008-04-06, 17:35
Replies: 47
Views: 3,039
Posted By wacko
Congratulations :D how was the wedding?

Congratulations :D how was the wedding?
Forum: Off topic 2008-03-25, 00:34
Replies: 22
Views: 1,346
Posted By wacko
Formatting won't change partitions :)

Formatting won't change partitions :)
Forum: Off topic 2008-03-24, 22:58
Replies: 22
Views: 1,346
Posted By wacko
Maybe the space you snooped from E: has been...

Maybe the space you snooped from E: has been freed at the end of the partition. A partition needs to be physically sequential so you can't add unallocated space at the end of the disk to that first...
Forum: Off topic 2008-03-21, 01:55
Replies: 26
Views: 3,230
Posted By wacko
It's a slick device alright, first time I had it...

It's a slick device alright, first time I had it in my hands I was pretty "woah" at first. Then I noticed how it could do a lot of things very easily, but if you want a few somewhat advanced features...
Forum: Off topic 2008-02-28, 23:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,855
Posted By wacko
I voted Hakan Sukur because that would appear to...

I voted Hakan Sukur because that would appear to be a comical choice!
Forum: The site and forum 2008-02-28, 23:21
Replies: 44
Views: 5,160
Posted By wacko
Yeah it's pretty ugly :D but I can appreciate it...

Yeah it's pretty ugly :D but I can appreciate it for that.

Ugly themes need some love, too!
Forum: Off topic 2008-02-28, 10:34
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By wacko
Which Killer Instinct...

Which Killer Instinct (http://www.imdb.com/find?s=all&q=killer+instinct&x=0&y=0) exactly? You can have a look at "soundtrack listing" on the corresponding IMDb page if available.
Forum: Off topic 2008-02-27, 22:05
Replies: 53
Views: 2,964
Posted By wacko
Merry christmas!!

Merry christmas!!
Forum: Off topic 2008-02-26, 11:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By wacko
There's a big explanation on the site......

There's a big explanation on the site... http://www.stage6.com/
Forum: Off topic 2008-02-26, 08:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By wacko
Stage6 was quite nice, I enjoyed the quality. ...

Stage6 was quite nice, I enjoyed the quality.

I think YouTube is experimenting with higher quality video.

What's happening to Joost these days?
Forum: The site and forum 2008-02-26, 00:26
Replies: 44
Views: 5,160
Posted By wacko
I use vB Classic atm, it's space efficient...

I use vB Classic atm, it's space efficient (smaller fonts in more places) and has a retro feeling (this used to be the only available theme for MBN).

Before that I always used vB Grey. It's like...
Forum: Off topic 2008-02-05, 20:34
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By wacko
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celeron : I...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celeron :

I think this sums it up pretty well.

If you have the chance to upgrade, why not?

Anyway Pentium is also end of the line (I never liked or owned any of...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-29, 01:42
Replies: 21
Views: 1,534
Posted By wacko
Well remember it's a full fledged PC that can do...

Well remember it's a full fledged PC that can do anything, not just emulate NES games (although the CPU isn't too powerful so it might be a bit too weak for a media player PC).
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-27, 21:33
Replies: 21
Views: 1,534
Posted By wacko
It (http://www.mini-itx.com/projects/nespc/) has...

It (http://www.mini-itx.com/projects/nespc/) has (http://www.lofi-gaming.org.uk/nespc/index.php) been (http://crazybob.travisbsd.org/projects/nesmod/nes1.html) done...
Forum: The site and forum 2008-01-27, 00:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By wacko
A 'week' in this context would be 'the last 7x24...

A 'week' in this context would be 'the last 7x24 hours'.

But those are interesting algorithms that can be difficult to adjust, I suppose. Like digg's 'frontpage algorithm' (that decides which...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-27, 00:21
Replies: 17
Views: 1,277
Posted By wacko
Just divide kilobits/megabits by 8 and you get...

Just divide kilobits/megabits by 8 and you get the equivalent in kilobytes/megabytes.

So when you have an '8 mbit' connection you should theoretically get 1 MB/s transfer rates (with some...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-26, 17:09
Replies: 17
Views: 1,277
Posted By wacko
8 mbit down, 1 mbit up. Shared with 3 others (but...

8 mbit down, 1 mbit up. Shared with 3 others (but they're not very nerdy so they don't use it a lot).

There's supposed to be fiber optics connections available here in april, so we'll probably get...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-24, 01:06
Replies: 79
Views: 3,838
Posted By wacko
Doesn't seem comfortable to have a huge lens...

Doesn't seem comfortable to have a huge lens sticking out of your head, and I don't think it's physically possible to make lenses with such qualities in eye-size. And image sensors are still far away...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-23, 23:46
Replies: 79
Views: 3,838
Posted By wacko
I can't compare of course, but I think human eyes...

I can't compare of course, but I think human eyes are pretty kickass when it comes to detail and dynamic range. More so than any technology currently available. Part of the awesomeness is the cool...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-23, 20:11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By wacko
For that money you could have gotten two of those...

For that money you could have gotten two of those 150 GB 10000 RPM Western Digital Raptor SATA disks (probably the fastest consumer disks around) and put them in RAID0 on your motherboard's onboard...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-23, 17:57
Replies: 79
Views: 3,838
Posted By wacko
I'm -0.75 left / -1.25 right. I wear glasses in...

I'm -0.75 left / -1.25 right. I wear glasses in class, while driving, in the cinema, at some concerts, sometimes at night or situations where I otherwise need to see clearly. It's slightly annoying...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-22, 23:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By wacko
Seems perfect. Next time it would help if...

Seems perfect.

Next time it would help if you'd supply a link to the product page (http://www.adaptec.com/en-US/products/sas_tech/entry/SAS-44300/) for technical specifications. Seriously, I have...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-22, 19:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By wacko
SAS is form factor compatible with SATA. You need...

SAS is form factor compatible with SATA. You need a SATA cable.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_Attached_SCSI#Connectors
Forum: First aid 2008-01-17, 21:30
Replies: 17
Views: 6,294
Posted By wacko
Well, this is sort of a continuation of my...

Well, this is sort of a continuation of my previous post (http://forum.magicball.net/showpost.php?p=269787&postcount=29) where I tried to get LBA1 work properly on my iBook G4. Slightly over a year...
Forum: Dear moderators 2008-01-17, 00:25
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By wacko
Yeah, I agree, well said. If people don't like...

Yeah, I agree, well said.
If people don't like it, it will simply drop and disappear eventually. I hope people have that much self control :p
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-17, 00:22
Replies: 2,710
Views: 156,536
Posted By wacko
I've been quite obsessed with Broken Social Scene...

I've been quite obsessed with Broken Social Scene (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broken_Social_Scene) again recently, as well as a lot of their related acts...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-14, 04:28
Replies: 100
Views: 4,637
Posted By wacko
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/fulltext-fi...

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/fulltext-fine-tuning.html:


It's a limitation / default behaviour of MySQL, not PHP.
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-14, 04:17
Replies: 69
Views: 5,721
Posted By wacko
Meanwhile, for a lot of people MP3 players have...

Meanwhile, for a lot of people MP3 players have been too complex, because people couldn't figure out how to put music on it - until Apple introduced the iPod.

What's not intuitive about dragging...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-14, 02:42
Replies: 69
Views: 5,721
Posted By wacko
Yeah it's not great, but many people I know like...

Yeah it's not great, but many people I know like it a lot. Especially novice computer users. So maybe the interface does work better than those of other audio players, after all?
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-13, 20:02
Replies: 1,857
Views: 195,065
Posted By wacko
New? That article is from a year ago.

New? That article is from a year ago.
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-13, 19:20
Replies: 69
Views: 5,721
Posted By wacko
Windows XP at home and at work. I don't have much...

Windows XP at home and at work. I don't have much problems with it and it's overall quite good and fast. I also prefer it on my main workstation because of the flexibility (almost everything is on...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-13, 16:56
Replies: 22
Views: 1,848
Posted By wacko
I like AntiVir, it's quite light weight and such....

I like AntiVir, it's quite light weight and such.

And the scanner program is called "Luke Filewalker"; how awesome is that!

Here's a tip...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-12, 02:33
Replies: 18
Views: 1,303
Posted By wacko
Yeah, Avira AntiVir Personal Edition is quite...

Yeah, Avira AntiVir Personal Edition is quite awesome.
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-08, 22:40
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By wacko
Water cooling can be nice I suppose, but the...

Water cooling can be nice I suppose, but the consumer packages are usually pretty weak or expensive, and otherwise it's a bit too much hassle/maintenance for me. Air cooling solutions have really...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-08, 15:44
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By wacko
Depends, the way you put it I'd say they cool...

Depends, the way you put it I'd say they cool about equally well.
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-08, 15:19
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,831
Posted By wacko
I finished Half-Life 2: episode 2 last sunday....

I finished Half-Life 2: episode 2 last sunday. When I got the game months ago I had to cope with a bug that made the game crash at one point in the game whatever I tried, then when I started the game...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-08, 15:07
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By wacko
Oh. An FX5200 won't get that hot I think.

Oh. An FX5200 won't get that hot I think.
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-08, 14:29
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By wacko
You could connect using another EFNet server and...

You could connect using another EFNet server and ask this question in #irc.inter.net.il (make your question contain the error message "You are banned from this server- K-line" and the hostname/IP you...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-08, 14:25
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By wacko
Depends really, if you have a fancy cooling...

Depends really, if you have a fancy cooling solution with heatsinks, heatpipes and a radiator-thing without fan that's big enough it might compensate for not having a fan. Often though, passively...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-08, 04:07
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By wacko
Um yeah, unless you have a really big heatsink...

Um yeah, unless you have a really big heatsink you need a fan, and a fan without any heatsink is madness. Neither is 'better'; a cooler with a fan will probably keep it cooler and is probably less...
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-01, 21:54
Replies: 74
Views: 3,844
Posted By wacko
Tomato soup with mushrooms + French bread with...

Tomato soup with mushrooms + French bread with camembert.

Rivella Green (it's not very good).
Forum: Off topic 2008-01-01, 21:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By wacko
I've never owned a console.

I've never owned a console.
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-31, 08:36
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By wacko
I don't know, unplug the mouse and see if it...

I don't know, unplug the mouse and see if it works properly then?
Tried it on another pc yet?
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-30, 16:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,291
Posted By wacko
Maybe your optical mouse made the cursor shake...

Maybe your optical mouse made the cursor shake around, preventing your computer from being idle.
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-28, 19:48
Replies: 74
Views: 3,844
Posted By wacko
Couscous with spinach, tomato, red and white...

Couscous with spinach, tomato, red and white onion, garlic, baked out strips of bacon.

Water.
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-26, 23:18
Replies: 2,710
Views: 156,536
Posted By wacko
Sufjan Stevens - O Holy Night ^_^

Sufjan Stevens - O Holy Night

^_^
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-20, 02:46
Replies: 74
Views: 3,844
Posted By wacko
Oreo cookies. Oolong tea.

Oreo cookies. Oolong tea.
Forum: Dear moderators 2007-12-19, 20:08
Replies: 49
Views: 4,467
Posted By wacko
Too bad Members Announcements where new members...

Too bad Members Announcements where new members can introduce themselves is a subforum of Off-topic though.
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-19, 16:51
Replies: 30
Views: 4,755
Posted By wacko
Are you listening to In An Aeroplane Over The...

Are you listening to In An Aeroplane Over The Sea? Because I don't really like On Avery Island.
[edit] I see you are. Listen to the whole album; it's put together real nice and is quite epic.
Forum: Dear moderators 2007-12-19, 14:30
Replies: 49
Views: 4,467
Posted By wacko
Yeah... some posts in offtopic are quite personal...

Yeah... some posts in offtopic are quite personal and I like how people can be open about anything. I think closing the forum to non-registered users will only enhance this. It won't be 'safe'...
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-19, 00:22
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
I just watched the christmas special of Extras...

I just watched the christmas special of Extras (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0445114/), which was quite nice. :)
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-18, 22:07
Replies: 74
Views: 3,844
Posted By wacko
White long-grain rice with shii-take mushrooms,...

White long-grain rice with shii-take mushrooms, bamboo shoots, zucchini, carrot, white and red onion, sesame seeds, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, szechuan sauce. Cheap white wine.
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-17, 21:55
Replies: 30
Views: 4,755
Posted By wacko
Yeah, I got to know them through Garden State....

Yeah, I got to know them through Garden State. It's every sane man's wet dream to meet Natalie Portman letting you hear The Shins on her big headphones.

I prefer the first two albums to the third...
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-17, 21:48
Replies: 74
Views: 3,844
Posted By wacko
Noodles with shrimps, zucchini, mushrooms, bean...

Noodles with shrimps, zucchini, mushrooms, bean sprouts, onion, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, spices. Cheap white wine.
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-14, 07:53
Replies: 47
Views: 3,059
Posted By wacko
I heard ß was going to be obsolete at some point...

I heard ß was going to be obsolete at some point and to be dropped altogether in modern German, but they changed it back I think.
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-14, 07:51
Replies: 151
Views: 9,711
Posted By wacko
FLCL is seriously great indeed. I love how...

FLCL is seriously great indeed.
I love how random it all is, but still makes sense in the end.
Perfect for watching several times; I think I've seen it 5x or so.

You could take a look at Mind...
Forum: The site and forum 2007-12-12, 18:38
Replies: 35
Views: 32,216
Posted By wacko
Glad to hear that, morshem. :)

Glad to hear that, morshem. :)
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-12, 17:53
Replies: 2,710
Views: 156,536
Posted By wacko
That's one of my favourite Sigur Rós tracks.

That's one of my favourite Sigur Rós tracks.
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-12, 17:50
Replies: 30
Views: 4,755
Posted By wacko
Yeah, after having listened to Kent for a while I...

Yeah, after having listened to Kent for a while I know what you mean. Maybe that's why I don't like the new album; I just got bored with Kent in general I guess.
Forum: The site and forum 2007-12-10, 20:45
Replies: 35
Views: 32,216
Posted By wacko
congratulations!

congratulations!
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-09, 23:57
Replies: 30
Views: 4,755
Posted By wacko
I've listened to and really enjoyed some Kent...

I've listened to and really enjoyed some Kent albums Gustav, but after hearing the new album one time I thought it was horrible. Should I give it another try?
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-09, 19:00
Replies: 47
Views: 3,039
Posted By wacko
Nice card, the_angry, and thanks for the...

Nice card, the_angry, and thanks for the invitation. :)
I'll have to pass, however.
Best of luck at the wedding; hope it will be a nice day!


Did you find a good wedding photographer, by the...
Forum: The site and forum 2007-12-06, 14:01
Replies: 176
Views: 17,997
Posted By wacko
we need morshem back

we need morshem back
Forum: The site and forum 2007-12-06, 01:04
Replies: 4
Views: 5,192
Posted By wacko
posting in a sticky because you can't close the...

posting in a sticky because you can't close the thread
Forum: Off topic 2007-12-05, 21:25
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
Finished Dexter season 2. Wow, brilliant season...

Finished Dexter season 2. Wow, brilliant season finale. And great overall season again :)
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-29, 22:24
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
Hehe. I thought the abortion clinic episode in...

Hehe. I thought the abortion clinic episode in season 2 was one of the best.
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-28, 11:49
Replies: 151
Views: 9,711
Posted By wacko
I prefer "The Place Promised in Our Early Days";...

I prefer "The Place Promised in Our Early Days"; it's more of a coherent full-length feature than 5cm is.

Haha, awesome :) that's VERY well done for an amateur video.
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-27, 15:51
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
Yes, that's what I thought right from the start...

Yes, that's what I thought right from the start of episode 1.
But it's done in a pretty bad way.

I got bored with the series after a few episodes (5 or so).
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-18, 21:33
Replies: 47
Views: 3,059
Posted By wacko
I really want to visit Paris, might even go next...

I really want to visit Paris, might even go next summer, but those are still rather vague plans.
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-18, 21:31
Replies: 40
Views: 2,632
Posted By wacko
I'm looking forward to playing it once my (only)...

I'm looking forward to playing it once my (only) Wii owning friend gets it.
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-18, 21:26
Replies: 3,816
Views: 277,008
Posted By wacko
(Or even "colour", if educated in British English...

(Or even "colour", if educated in British English like everyone else in the Netherlands.)

I personally was reminded of the cover of "Good Bye Lenin!";
...
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-16, 02:09
Replies: 14
Views: 1,398
Posted By wacko
I have Gary's Mod, some of my friends are really...

I have Gary's Mod, some of my friends are really into it and create rocket-powered-zombie-smashing-car-devices in it. It's pretty funny. It should also work with Team Fortress 2, but I haven't had...
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-11, 17:45
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,831
Posted By wacko
That's too bad you people don't like NOLF. The...

That's too bad you people don't like NOLF. The game is indeed much better if you use stealth, you can play 90% of the game that way. One of the greatest thing of the game is overhearing guards, their...
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-09, 02:06
Replies: 151
Views: 9,711
Posted By wacko
...............what?

...............what?
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-09, 01:43
Replies: 151
Views: 9,711
Posted By wacko
Your post reminds me of this...

Your post reminds me of this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFvelQFWLVU).

(Genshiken is an anime about anime fanboys.)
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-09, 01:00
Replies: 151
Views: 9,711
Posted By wacko
The anime series Excel Saga has a parodic episode...

The anime series Excel Saga has a parodic episode about western animation - like the classic black/white mickey mouse animation and such.

Sure, anime has certain common style elements, like big...
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-08, 03:02
Replies: 151
Views: 9,711
Posted By wacko
Well, Adult Swim has a decent collection of...

Well, Adult Swim has a decent collection of bizarre cartoons.
But very different from most anime.


I loved the movie the instant I saw the trailer in 720p. Mindblowing art. I also really like...
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-02, 02:05
Replies: 90
Views: 6,147
Posted By wacko
Yep, there are a lot of them here. I have one on...

Yep, there are a lot of them here. I have one on my bike but I don't use it; it has too many factors that can break (wiring, dynamo, light). I just use battery-powered LED lights I carry with me. On...
Forum: Off topic 2007-11-02, 01:37
Replies: 90
Views: 6,147
Posted By wacko
Amsterdam has 700,000~1,000,000 bicycles for...

Amsterdam has 700,000~1,000,000 bicycles for ~750,000 people.
Bicycles are great! Go read this (http://www.ski-epic.com/amsterdam_bicycles/) article on bicycles in Amsterdam by an American dude....
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-31, 22:51
Replies: 90
Views: 6,147
Posted By wacko
8. Drink 10 litres of water. Osmosis does the...

8. Drink 10 litres of water. Osmosis does the rest.
Forum: Member Announcements 2007-10-31, 21:14
Replies: 20
Views: 1,365
Posted By wacko
Hi! Thanks all. You're too kind. ^_^ No...

Hi! Thanks all. You're too kind. ^_^

No gifts so far, but I want a (new) bed.
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-30, 04:01
Replies: 18
Views: 1,347
Posted By wacko
Nice, I've seen some great macro shots made with...

Nice, I've seen some great macro shots made with a Fuji S6500(-alike), possibly with extra macro lenses/filters. Most lenses for DSLRs don't even do much macro.
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-29, 23:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,347
Posted By wacko
I really like the first picture, the rest is a...

I really like the first picture, the rest is a bit so-so.
Lightroom is the shit. I should set it up properly and use it more.
Forum: The site and forum 2007-10-29, 22:36
Replies: 176
Views: 17,997
Posted By wacko
I nominate Jasiek, Assassin and Homeless, if any...

I nominate Jasiek, Assassin and Homeless, if any would want to.
Forum: The site and forum 2007-10-25, 01:05
Replies: 130
Views: 10,548
Posted By wacko
Roofles Den. Come on guys.

Roofles Den. Come on guys.
Forum: The site and forum 2007-10-24, 14:07
Replies: 130
Views: 10,548
Posted By wacko
Roofles Den. There is no other choice. I...

Roofles Den. There is no other choice.

I really, really like the name, and having new members go "wtf" over the name will cause a positive, natural barrier towards them. They are likely to either...
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-22, 20:30
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By wacko
Some stuff you should consider: - If you're...

Some stuff you should consider:

- If you're behind a firewall/router, open up or forward the respective port of your client to your computer. You can set the port to use in the client. It will...
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-17, 04:19
Replies: 28
Views: 1,698
Posted By wacko
No, I have plenty free space on my Windows...

No, I have plenty free space on my Windows partition so that won't be necessary.

It appears there's around 1.33 GB on uninstall information in c:\windows, all of which are required if I ever want...
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-17, 01:06
Replies: 28
Views: 1,698
Posted By wacko
A basic install of Ubuntu with swap space...

A basic install of Ubuntu with swap space requires less than 2 GB (8 GB is recommended): link (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/SystemRequirements)

That's not bad at all. My...
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-16, 21:43
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By wacko
Played Oblivion for a bit, totally ignored the...

Played Oblivion for a bit, totally ignored the main quest, had some good times until the difficulty level would suddenly rise mile high, even the weaker monsters were really strong, didn't want to...
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-16, 20:40
Replies: 28
Views: 1,698
Posted By wacko
It is, but you'd have to replace the old one. ;)

It is, but you'd have to replace the old one. ;)
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-16, 17:59
Replies: 28
Views: 1,698
Posted By wacko
Yeah, HDDs are too cheap and convenient. I never...

Yeah, HDDs are too cheap and convenient. I never burn stuff anymore. Getting a drive of less than 160 or 250 GB is hardly worth it, seeing the price is almost the same as a disk of half the capacity....
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-16, 11:53
Replies: 25
Views: 1,645
Posted By wacko
The Xbox 360 Elite has HDMI output, btw.

The Xbox 360 Elite has HDMI output, btw.
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-15, 20:50
Replies: 45
Views: 6,827
Posted By wacko
Haha. Oops, Anakin.

Haha.

Oops, Anakin.
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-15, 20:46
Replies: 25
Views: 1,645
Posted By wacko
Seriously? S-video is rather crap.

Seriously? S-video is rather crap.
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-15, 19:34
Replies: 25
Views: 1,645
Posted By wacko
Some upscaling filters for big TVs are really...

Some upscaling filters for big TVs are really retarded, they apply a bunch of overdone sharpening filters to compensate for the huge size. (And the overall picture tends to be over-saturated to look...
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-13, 15:55
Replies: 45
Views: 2,542
Posted By wacko
http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachme...

http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=7090&stc=1&d=1192280099
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-01, 23:11
Replies: 30
Poll: Controls
Views: 3,178
Posted By wacko
How does QWERTY makes sense, now that we don't...

How does QWERTY makes sense, now that we don't have mechanical typewriters anymore?

(I couldn't/wouldn't ever be arsed to learn DVORAK though.)
Forum: Off topic 2007-10-01, 23:07
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
Yeah it was nice :)

Yeah it was nice :)
Forum: The site and forum 2007-10-01, 00:36
Replies: 27
Views: 3,449
Posted By wacko
I've been using vB Grey for the longest time,...

I've been using vB Grey for the longest time, although recently I'm using vB Classic. It's slightly more compact and had this retro MBN feeling so I stuck with it for a while.

No, black on white...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-24, 02:21
Replies: 134
Views: 8,519
Posted By wacko
And to contribute something of myself to this...

And to contribute something of myself to this thread... it's more of a photo compilation than a 'graphic', but we don't have a thread for photos so here goes.
Made it last wednesday, some people in...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-24, 02:18
Replies: 134
Views: 8,519
Posted By wacko
I understand that (well not completely, you...

I understand that (well not completely, you should use vectors), I was just pointing out that in this case you should have better used PNG for the resized version to be published here as well.
This...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-23, 21:40
Replies: 134
Views: 8,519
Posted By wacko
I bet a PNG of the same dimensions is smaller...

I bet a PNG of the same dimensions is smaller than this JPEG with visible compression artifacts. Don't blindly assume JPEG = smaller.
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-23, 13:51
Replies: 106
Views: 4,735
Posted By wacko
What about Wales? It's also part of UK. Well,...

What about Wales? It's also part of UK.
Well, it's fairly complicated to integrate in the union jack, I suppose:...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-23, 13:47
Replies: 134
Views: 8,519
Posted By wacko
It gets a bit messy on the left, with the thin...

It gets a bit messy on the left, with the thin lines in the word 'Noel' and the curly grey letter on the background. Try to enhance contrast (especially) there.

Also, did you seriously save that...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-22, 18:31
Replies: 49
Poll: Ugly Girls
Views: 3,125
Posted By wacko
I voted "Im a werido", whatever a werido...

I voted "Im a werido", whatever a werido is.
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-22, 18:26
Replies: 49
Poll: Ugly Girls
Views: 3,125
Posted By wacko
Hmm, perhaps post a link to the subject also?...

Hmm, perhaps post a link to the subject also? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEHoFOfe2vM


Also, I don't think the brunettes are ugly.
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-22, 00:51
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By wacko
Logitech MX510, blue: ...

Logitech MX510, blue:
http://www.logitech.com/lang/images/0/3456.jpg

and a normal plain cloath-on-rubber (no foam! - it slips) mousepad.
I've had that mouse for years, still works fine but I'm...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-19, 22:50
Replies: 73
Views: 4,035
Posted By wacko
http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachme...

http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=7048&stc=1&d=1190231429
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-18, 21:33
Replies: 3,393
Views: 225,005
Posted By wacko
Yeah, PB s3e01 was quite nice. I have good hopes...

Yeah, PB s3e01 was quite nice. I have good hopes for this season.
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-16, 05:37
Replies: 51
Views: 2,292
Posted By wacko
lol beer

lol beer
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-15, 21:59
Replies: 51
Views: 2,292
Posted By wacko
Well, the original question was: Only drinking...

Well, the original question was:
Only drinking beer in those places is realistic.

I'm not sure coke is much worse for your teeth than beer is, except that it's sweeter.
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-15, 19:15
Replies: 86
Views: 4,283
Posted By wacko
You'll still have to wait a month for episode 3...

You'll still have to wait a month for episode 3 then...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-15, 16:57
Replies: 86
Views: 4,283
Posted By wacko
Yeah, 3 months ago. But I deliberately didn't...

Yeah, 3 months ago. But I deliberately didn't watch them because the wait for episode 3 would be enormous.
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-15, 16:21
Replies: 51
Views: 2,292
Posted By wacko
Coke, tea and orange juice at home, sometimes...

Coke, tea and orange juice at home, sometimes iced tea, rarely beer (mostly white) or wine.

Water at university and on the go.

Tea and water at work.

Wine and beer with friends.

Beer when...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-15, 14:09
Replies: 28
Views: 1,656
Posted By wacko
Like I said; ...

Like I said;

http://will.incorrige.us/facepalm/picard.jpeg
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-15, 01:09
Replies: 33
Views: 2,467
Posted By wacko
There's also AZERTY because the French are...

There's also AZERTY because the French are pricks. ;)
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-15, 00:55
Replies: 28
Views: 1,656
Posted By wacko
pff. it's a picard facepalm. lurk moar.

pff. it's a picard facepalm.

lurk moar.
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-13, 15:56
Replies: 28
Views: 1,656
Posted By wacko
·ɹỊ-lə ɟo əɔuỊɹd əɥʇ sɐ əuoɹɥʇ ʎɯ uo ʇỊs o ...

·ɹỊ-lə ɟo əɔuỊɹd əɥʇ sɐ əuoɹɥʇ ʎɯ uo ʇỊs o

əɹəɥʇ ʎllɐuỊɟ sɐʍ I ɯopნuỊʞ ʎɯ ʇɐ pəʞoo⅂

ɹəʇɐl ɐʎ lləɯs səɯloɥ oʎ ʎqqɐɔ əɥʇ oʇ pəlləʎ I pu

8 ɹo ⎳ ʇnoqɐ əsnoɥ əɥʇ oʇ dn pəllnd I


„¡ɹỊ-lə...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-13, 01:27
Replies: 86
Views: 4,283
Posted By wacko
nah.

nah.
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-08, 01:18
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By wacko
Saw it long before as well, but it's still good...

Saw it long before as well, but it's still good :D
There are a bunch of others as well, mostly based on the counsel of Elrond, because their faces are just absolutely priceless there.
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-07, 23:46
Replies: 3,816
Views: 277,008
Posted By wacko
We have a computer lab with iMacs... now, we also...

We have a computer lab with iMacs... now, we also used to have a lab with flat X terminals, that was awesome. It's really great to be on one big server together!
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-07, 19:53
Replies: 24
Views: 1,264
Posted By wacko
Had a can of Mountain Dew in the train. Got...

Had a can of Mountain Dew in the train.
Got 0.156 twice now and all below 0.2 easily.
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-07, 02:53
Replies: 54
Views: 3,382
Posted By wacko
Yes! I was thinking that also.

Yes! I was thinking that also.
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-07, 01:46
Replies: 24
Views: 1,264
Posted By wacko
0.171 I get 0.219 a lot now. I should try...

0.171

I get 0.219 a lot now.
I should try this after a dose of caffeine.
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-06, 22:20
Replies: 79
Views: 4,391
Posted By wacko
Yeah, good practice is to log in as a normal user...

Yeah, good practice is to log in as a normal user and use sudo for administrative tasks. You could use sudo to start a file manager window and do all your copy/move tasks from there.

[edit] oh,...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-06, 19:44
Replies: 54
Views: 3,382
Posted By wacko
Semi-skimmed. It's the most common and cheapest...

Semi-skimmed. It's the most common and cheapest (?) milk found here. I'm used to the taste and prefer it over full fat milk. It looks better when poured over cornflakes, too. :p

I had some ultra...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-05, 02:14
Replies: 3,816
Views: 277,008
Posted By wacko
I've been to Luton!! ...airport...

I've been to Luton!! ...airport...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-01, 23:27
Replies: 79
Views: 4,391
Posted By wacko
Oh I see! Didn't know that. Are you...

Oh I see! Didn't know that.




Are you going to call me girls names now?
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-01, 23:14
Replies: 79
Views: 4,391
Posted By wacko
Why didn't you say so in the first post if you...

Why didn't you say so in the first post if you already had a few you want to choose from?

I've never heard of PC Linux, perhaps you mean PCLinuxOS? That's what I could find with Google. I'm...
Forum: Off topic 2007-09-01, 17:15
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By wacko
You could create the tables using a PHP script, ...

You could create the tables using a PHP script,
or manually, using a command line MySQL client,
or using a piece of software like phpMyAdmin (http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/index.php).
Forum: Encyclopedia Twinsunica 2007-09-01, 16:05
Replies: 2
Views: 4,933
Posted By wacko
Most certainly! I've added a warning box...

Most certainly! I've added a warning box displayed on all pages. There's also a direct link for the specific article, which should work most of the time.
Forum: Encyclopedia Twinsunica 2007-09-01, 13:03
Replies: 3
Views: 3,351
Posted By wacko
Yup, great. Thanks for noticing the mistakes :). ...

Yup, great. Thanks for noticing the mistakes :).

You can click the Discussion tab at the top of the page to see/add comments (just click the + tab on top to add a new discussion).
If the...
Forum: Off topic 2007-08-31, 23:46
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By wacko
A database is a place to store information in a...

A database is a place to store information in a logical way. The data is stored in tables. You can retrieve data from the database using queries. This way you can get data in the amount, order and...
Forum: Off topic 2007-08-31, 00:16
Replies: 16
Views: 934
Posted By wacko
Everybody stand back. I know regular...

Everybody stand back.

I know regular expressions.

*perl*
Forum: The site and forum 2007-08-26, 02:17
Replies: 21
Views: 1,396
Posted By wacko


Forum: Off topic 2007-08-25, 03:10
Replies: 365
Views: 44,092
Posted By wacko
Impressive male:female ratio on your MSN, dude,...

Impressive male:female ratio on your MSN, dude, rock on!! \m/
Forum: Off topic 2007-08-24, 16:57
Replies: 126
Views: 92,881
Posted By wacko
One more. This should be all.

One more.
This should be all.
Forum: Off topic 2007-08-24, 16:57
Replies: 126
Views: 92,881
Posted By wacko
Here are the pics - could a mod please edit the...

Here are the pics - could a mod please edit the first post?
Forum: Off topic 2007-08-24, 16:50
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By wacko
Actually I saw those in Japan. There were some...

Actually I saw those in Japan. There were some with hamsters in cages, and I think also with turtles.

No fluffy piles of cramped puppies or kittens though.
Forum: Off topic 2007-08-24, 13:12
Replies: 47
Views: 3,189
Posted By wacko
kaderoboy <3

kaderoboy <3
Forum: Off topic 2007-08-24, 13:06
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By wacko
I got this doll from one of those grappling claw...

I got this doll from one of those grappling claw machines (what do you call them?) in an arcade in Japan in 2004:

http://pics.waxo.nl/taiko/IMG_2947.jpg
(the one on top, fyi.)

Ever since I...
Forum: Off topic 2007-08-23, 02:01
Replies: 29
Views: 2,103
Posted By wacko
CS:S requires a great deal of precision; the...

CS:S requires a great deal of precision; the ability to make headshots is very important in this game. I do not believe you can have this speed and precision with a gamepad without some sort of...
Forum: Off topic 2007-08-16, 03:59
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By wacko
I've had that with my onboard soundcard as well,...

I've had that with my onboard soundcard as well, but I disabled it somewhere. I think the pop-up window even has a checkbox "next time don't display this message".

Does it?
Forum: Fan Creations - General 2007-08-14, 23:46
Replies: 18
Views: 2,525
Posted By wacko
Well, the bright area around his head comes from...

Well, the bright area around his head comes from the gaussian blur of his own head, so it would be better to somehow select only the to-be-blurred area and blur that instead of the whole image, I...
Forum: Fan Creations - General 2007-08-14, 14:12
Replies: 18
Views: 2,525
Posted By wacko
Hey, nice photos overall. I don't know if and...

Hey, nice photos overall.
I don't know if and how much you cropped these pictures, but some aren't framed too well - especially 3, 4 and 6 are rather tight (the top one being 1). The framing in 2 is...
Forum: Off topic 2007-08-08, 23:10
Replies: 24
Views: 1,651
Posted By wacko
See the green screen in the beginning.

See the green screen in the beginning.
Forum: Member Announcements 2007-08-05, 13:49
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By wacko
Sorry for kicking, I had to do this: A...

Sorry for kicking, I had to do this:

A CHALLENGER APPEARS!


(also: welcome!)
Forum: Encyclopedia Twinsunica 2007-07-31, 17:18
Replies: 17
Views: 4,448
Posted By wacko
It says 'too many connections', so it's probably...

It says 'too many connections', so it's probably the database server being busy...
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-31, 17:11
Replies: 22
Views: 1,547
Posted By wacko
I watched Det Sjunde inseglet from 1957, it was...

I watched Det Sjunde inseglet from 1957, it was very nice.

In this movie you see the main character playing chess with death, according to some interview Bergman was very afraid of death around...
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-31, 16:57
Replies: 30
Views: 2,522
Posted By wacko
Sony batteries exchange program?

Sony batteries exchange program?
Forum: Encyclopedia Twinsunica 2007-07-31, 13:20
Replies: 17
Views: 4,448
Posted By wacko
Me neither - I guess it was temporary?

Me neither - I guess it was temporary?
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-28, 14:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,662
Posted By wacko
Yeah... I'm attending the Free University (Vrije...

Yeah... I'm attending the Free University (Vrije Universiteit), but costs the same as any university in the Netherlands to attend.
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-18, 02:23
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By wacko
Also I think it's very easy for them to use...

Also I think it's very easy for them to use characters, concepts and ideas from your work and adapt it into something else without giving you any credit - I suppose they have pretty smart lawyers and...
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-18, 01:57
Replies: 40
Views: 2,345
Posted By wacko
It was a purely informational inquiry, in which...

It was a purely informational inquiry, in which case it's really better to stick with facts, seriously.
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-18, 01:49
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By wacko
Send it to them, I bet they get lots of them and...

Send it to them, I bet they get lots of them and I suppose they at least get briefly reviewed as there might be a great idea in it. But I think way more series come into existance through networking...
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-17, 23:03
Replies: 49
Views: 3,946
Posted By wacko
Yeah, watched that yesterday. It's...

Yeah, watched that yesterday.


It's interesting that Scientology is not considered a religion everywhere. In Germany especially it's considered a commercial business association and is being...
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-16, 22:09
Replies: 49
Views: 3,946
Posted By wacko
Try wikipedia...

Try wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientology).
I don't think there are videos except for "training videos" and the like.
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-15, 23:00
Replies: 49
Views: 3,946
Posted By wacko
That would only make the islamic intolerance...

That would only make the islamic intolerance towards other religions look worse.
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-15, 22:55
Replies: 40
Views: 2,345
Posted By wacko
That's only with DVD screeners which no one...

That's only with DVD screeners which no one except some film critics get to see. We're talking about legal retail DVDs here.
Forum: Encyclopedia Twinsunica 2007-07-15, 04:48
Replies: 12
Views: 4,352
Posted By wacko
I noticed quite a few number of users with random...

I noticed quite a few number of users with random names in the User List (http://twinsunica.waxo.nl/index.php/Special:Listusers). They don't seem to be contributing anything constructive; two recent...
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-14, 23:33
Replies: 49
Views: 3,946
Posted By wacko
Thanks Homeless! That's a very shocking...

Thanks Homeless!

That's a very shocking video. :eek:
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-14, 17:27
Replies: 49
Views: 3,946
Posted By wacko
Axx, your link doesn't seem to be working, I get...

Axx, your link doesn't seem to be working, I get redirected to the main page. I'd like to see it.


YTMND (http://www.ytmnd.com/) has a nice collection of Scientology-related material (biased),...
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-12, 23:06
Replies: 365
Views: 44,092
Posted By wacko
haha. that's equally good as setting a friend's...

haha. that's equally good as setting a friend's Windows pc to marquee screensaver with "<name> is a poo poo LOLOLOLOLOL!!!1"
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-12, 06:45
Replies: 38
Views: 2,024
Posted By wacko
HD jokes?

HD jokes?
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-12, 06:44
Replies: 23
Views: 2,817
Posted By wacko
Oh, is that 'from Skype'? I've played around wih...

Oh, is that 'from Skype'? I've played around wih Joost a bit but wasn't very impressed.
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-11, 23:11
Replies: 38
Views: 2,024
Posted By wacko
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Name_Is_Earl ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Name_Is_Earl
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0460091/







oh my, I've just pulled a morshem.
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-11, 22:57
Replies: 74
Views: 3,541
Posted By wacko
Old indeed. But relevant.

Old indeed. But relevant.
Forum: Off topic 2007-07-11, 20:06
Replies: 74
Views: 3,541
Posted By wacko
An English professor wrote the words, “Woman...

An English professor wrote the words, “Woman without her man is nothing” on the blackboard and directed his students to punctuate it correctly.

The men wrote: “Woman, without her man, is...
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