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by spupy
Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:08 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 739826

Re: Doctor Whom

And I'm really disappointed that they killed Lorna, I thought her story was really interesting -- a woman who went to war for a chance to come upon the Doctor again.[/spoiler] [Spoiler regarding "A Good Man Goes to War"] She is dead then , but I think we might meet her again - in her past...
by spupy
Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 739826

Re: Doctor Whom

He'll kill Hitler and cause a time paradox. Duuh [spoiler regarding "A Good Man Goes to War" and the title of the first episode after the break] "Killing Hitler" is a cliché for the first thing one does with a time machine, inadvertently causing a paradox by not following th...
by spupy
Tue May 31, 2011 9:25 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 739826

Re: Doctor Whom

Thing I am curious about: Was the pregnant!Amy conscious the entire time, and that was a consciousness cloned at the time of fleshination (like the Flesh!Doctor)? Then when her Flesh body died, it just got overwritten by her true consciousness? Or was her body just dormant while her mind we...
by spupy
Sun May 29, 2011 12:31 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 739826

Re: Doctor Whom

On "The Almost People": This post was my theory from couple of episodes ago, I think I hit somewhat close: http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=15357&start=2880#p2603227 In retrospect about the Silence saying to Amy "Your path will soon be over" - it was actually F...
by spupy
Sun May 08, 2011 11:17 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal 2 : Princess No-Knees 3 : Jump Harder
Replies: 833
Views: 170885

Re: Portal 2

In my second play through I made sure to replace the portal that was under Wheatley, it still showed the portal being under him in the scene. It would have been cool if they would have made it work through the stalemate room as well. How did you replace it? Below him was the only place with moon ge...
by spupy
Sun May 08, 2011 9:37 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 739826

Re: Doctor Whom

Thoughts on the EL I like the split idea. Maybe Amy's pregnancy is taking place in a parallel dimension and she's straddling the line. That would explain why she sometimes sees the eye-patch lady and the Tardis pregnancy confusion. Perhaps there is another Amy, in a room with at least one s...
by spupy
Sun May 08, 2011 12:00 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 739826

Re: Doctor Whom

On the preview for "Doctor's Wife":
You, sir, name? wrote:
Spoiler:
I heard timelord cell

Spoiler:
Now that you mention it it sounds like that.
Also, the scenes where Amy and Rory are running - could this possibly be somewhere inside of the/a TARDIS? The hexagonal motif is there.
by spupy
Sat May 07, 2011 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal 2 : Princess No-Knees 3 : Jump Harder
Replies: 833
Views: 170885

Re: Portal 2

This has probably been mentioned before, but the moon scene at the end... that was goddamn epic. "What... why can't I look around? The moon? Wait a minute... that white gel... NO FUCKING WAY." Although it is just a little bit unlikely that you would manage to hit the middle of a landi...
by spupy
Sat May 07, 2011 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal 2 : Princess No-Knees 3 : Jump Harder
Replies: 833
Views: 170885

Re: Portal 2

He keeps firing bombs into the exact same spot, you don't need an indicator. :P No, but you do need to be faster about it, especially if you need to both reset your floor portal because the bombs weren't going into it and the out portal because his shields were blocking. Personally, I thoug...
by spupy
Sat May 07, 2011 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 739826

Re: Doctor Whom

I can't quite make out what the Doctor says in the preview of the next episode ("Doctor's Wife"): "I've got mail!.. There's a living Time Lord XYZ out there!" A living what now? Did anyone catch what the Eyepatch Lady said this time? She says: "It's fine, you'...
by spupy
Sat May 07, 2011 11:06 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal 2 : Princess No-Knees 3 : Jump Harder
Replies: 833
Views: 170885

Re: Portal 2

About the names of the two co-op robot characters: "Atlas" may somehow fit the theory about Prometheus, but I'm not that familiar with the details. What about "P-body"? I was reading about Black Mesa in wikipedia and found this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Mesa_Peabody...
by spupy
Sun May 01, 2011 11:57 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 739826

Re: Doctor Whom

SlyReaper wrote:I honestly don't see anything except reflections. What looks like it could be a mouth is just a reflection of part of the suit, distorted by the curved surface of the helmet.


It's Richard Nixon in the suit! You heard it here first!
by spupy
Sun May 01, 2011 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 739826

Re: Doctor Whom

Spoiler for 2nd episode: I feel that the Silence are somehow responsible for the pregnancy. Remember they told Amy that they "do her honour", she "will bring the silence", and her "path will soon be over". They definitely got a finger (hey, no dirty thoughts!) i...
by spupy
Sat Apr 30, 2011 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal 2 : Princess No-Knees 3 : Jump Harder
Replies: 833
Views: 170885

Re: Portal 2

Xeio wrote:
uncivlengr wrote:In regard to the Portal 1 mods, is it true that the free version that came out on Steam back when 2 was announced can't play the mods?
You need another source game that you purchased to be able to play mods.



Noooooooooo!
by spupy
Fri Apr 29, 2011 2:24 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal 2 : Princess No-Knees 3 : Jump Harder
Replies: 833
Views: 170885

Re: Portal 2

I want a game where it's just me and my portal gun exploring the Aperture Science facilities. This place is HUGE . I'm utterly fascinated by the endless tunnels, bottomless pits, gigantic structures inside of other even gigantic-er structures. There is whole wing of stockpiled test chambers...
by spupy
Sat Apr 09, 2011 3:19 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Interesting but flawed games
Replies: 168
Views: 22636

Re: Interesting but flawed games

There was this game called Furcadia. It was a MMOwhatever. What was interesting that each player could create their own realm and place a portal to it on the map where all the portals are. People could visit each others realms and have fun. You create your realm with an editor - create buildings, pl...
by spupy
Tue Apr 05, 2011 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 664
Views: 259580

Re: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic

I'm trying to recall the names of 3 sci-fi books/stories I read when I was little. I didn't read them in English so I can't find them using what I remember of the titles. 1. Medieval knights in space. They kick some alien ass. That is all. 2. Some aliens arrive on Earth. The interesting thing was th...
by spupy
Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?
Replies: 544
Views: 220349

Re: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?

Opera. The sleekness and speed of Chrome with the versatility of Firefox. Opera is my standard browser. It's spell check bests chrome/chromium every time. I totally agree with you on this. Opera rules! If your debating whether or not you should try it, just go for it. It's basically like if Firefox...
by spupy
Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?
Replies: 544
Views: 220349

Re: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?

Why are you doing this to me, Firefox 4? Why? I was so comfortable with Chromium/Chrome. Then you release a new version and get all fast and shit on my netbook. Seeding doubt about chrome in my heart. I really don't want to get back to using Firefox with Vimperator - it was just too perfect. I must ...
by spupy
Fri Feb 11, 2011 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cool games on the interweb redux
Replies: 514
Views: 319500

Re: Cool games on the interweb redux

I was going to post Canabalt but of course everyone knows it already.

Can anyone recommend me a game that is very fast and requires mad reflexes? Canabalt does kind of, but it's too simple.
by spupy
Tue Feb 08, 2011 12:04 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010)
Replies: 14
Views: 2245

Re: Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010)

I have mixed feelings about this game. The one thing that annoys me most are the unskippable intro videos and some others, like when you get a new car. Then you get some cars, but I don't know where I can ride them! The last game that I played from the series was Carbon I think, and I miss having a ...
by spupy
Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:53 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 675787

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

How playable is Adventure mode at the moment? Doing quests and exploring and stuff? Items, NPCs, towns, is this stuff there?
I've always wanted a roguelike with a huge world and lots of stuff to do, then I remembered that my beloved DF has an adventure mode.
by spupy
Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:16 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Distro Whores...I mean Distro Wars!
Replies: 246
Views: 48723

Re: Distro Whores...I mean Distro Wars!

Let me elaborate on the left-side-buttons, especially in Unity. Look at these screenshots: http://www.ubuntu.com/sites/default/files/active/maverick/U3.1_play_01_large.jpg http://www.ubuntu.com/sites/default/files/active/maverick/U3.1_share_01_large.jpg http://www.ubuntu.com/sites/default/files/acti...
by spupy
Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Distro Whores...I mean Distro Wars!
Replies: 246
Views: 48723

Re: Distro Whores...I mean Distro Wars!

Does Arch Linux really have the reputation of a distro for hipsters? I guess the trolls from /g/ might be getting into my head! Ubuntu WAS a great distro, but has since tried to go its own way, and migrate farther and farther from Linux itself. How on Earth can Ubuntu migrate away from Linux? That d...
by spupy
Thu Jan 20, 2011 1:43 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4413
Views: 800585

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

Although it was kind of disappointing that I came to the exact same conclusion that she did about the case the instant I heard it... I mean it kinda puts a damper on her and the detective's abilities. There is a somewhat similar setup in a Haruhi episode. Opening a door pushed a knife through the h...
by spupy
Thu Jan 20, 2011 1:34 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: So... Why'd you choose your "Top Ten Favourite Games"?
Replies: 134
Views: 29241

Re: Top Ten Favorite Games

Yeah, my list is very strange since I don't play a lot of games, but I tend to spend a lot of time on one game. I wouldn't call myself a gamer. In no order: Nethack Dwarf Fortress Soldat Little Fighter 2 Portal Dragon Age: Origins KOTOR Diablo II Star Wars Pod Racer (don't know how bad it was, but i...
by spupy
Thu Jan 20, 2011 1:25 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Light side vs Dark side
Replies: 61
Views: 14092

Re: Light side vs Dark side

We don't Anakin Skywalker - the votes are in balance already! :D Anyway, I recently finished playing Knights of the old Republic (the first one), and it really irked how the Dark side was presented. The Light Side and all the game choices you had to make to go down that path are the standard do-good...
by spupy
Thu Jan 20, 2011 1:10 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: PC != Windows
Replies: 190
Views: 135279

Re: PC != Windows

I was talking about the Mac vs PC commercials specifically, and I also think that in most people's minds anything non-Mac = PC. The Linux users I know would say that they own a PC, so as far as I can tell, the only thing associated with being not a PC is Mac. Most of the Mac users I know would call...
by spupy
Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:53 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: The 1 true style
Replies: 198
Views: 160505

Re: The 1 true style

I use the Ctrl+Shirt+F style, because it is the style to which Eclipse formats when I press that key combo.
I have no idea to which real style it corresponds to. Ideas?

EDIT: After checking Wikipedia, it looks like 1TBS - "The One True Brace Style".
by spupy
Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 675787

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

Yeah, selecting "Make me 20 right socks" and then "Make me 20 left socks" isn't too much trouble. Besides, when it really matters is when your blood splattered, half-crazed dwarven berzerker comes out of a fight with an undead five headed titan with fire coming out it's ears, we...
by spupy
Tue Nov 23, 2010 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 675787

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

Undead wagon hero in adventure mode. "Your equipement is ready blah blah blah ask your friends where to go blah blah..." "You have been scuttled." So being undead doesn't prevent the scuttling. Eh... Next adventurer (wagon demigod *snicker*) is "average sized for a wagon&qu...
by spupy
Tue Nov 23, 2010 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 675787

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

I tried making a wagon civ. In legends, they changed kings and generals every year. They also got pillaged repeatedly by goblins and dwarves. Oh and "The defenders were lead by the wagon Ineth Luckstricken" sounds really really hilarious. In fortress mode, my 7 peasant wagons scuttled at ...
by spupy
Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Petty Python Predicament
Replies: 8
Views: 2834

Re: Petty Python Predicament

"[3 tests: 0 failed] line 49: This was a triumph!"


Relevant xkcd.
by spupy
Sat Oct 16, 2010 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 675787

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

rath358 wrote:Anyone have a clue as to what is going on here?

Spoiler:
df weirdness.png

(it appears to be showing negative distance for material selection)



Do you have locked doors/active burrows?
by spupy
Sat Oct 16, 2010 1:22 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 675787

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

This reminds me of a new bugged embark. The nightmare mode adamantine spire: http://www.bay12forums.com/smf/index.php?topic=67846.0 We are talking about molten rock mountains hanging in the sky, leaking magma all over the map. Oh, and there are adamantine spires here and there. It runs at about 0 fp...
by spupy
Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:54 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 675787

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

Seems 0.31.14 doesn't have goblin ambushes/sieges due to a bug. Go slaughter an elven caravan for fun. The smooth-faced were going to come after me anyway. Just noticed a funny scene. A dwarf was leading a puppy to chain it to a restraint, while the butcher wanted it for butchering. They were playin...
by spupy
Sat Sep 18, 2010 11:48 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 675787

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

This schematic should work if you have your fortress higher than your river. Dig a set of stairs down to the level where the lowest level of the river is. Channel out the nearby shaft, this is where your well will be ( marked by W ). Dig a tunnel all the way to the river ( don't be afraid about bre...
by spupy
Thu Sep 16, 2010 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 675787

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

dbsmith wrote:Minecraft + Dwarf Fortress

Because dreams are free...


IIRC there is a DF->Minecraft map converter. :twisted:
by spupy
Mon Sep 13, 2010 2:56 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 675787

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

Sabremine - A demonic dwarven fortress. (AKA, I play in an empty demonic fortress) May contain spoilers. Top 4 floors are smoothed slade. Slade is undiggable, but you can construct staircases between levels. Started pretty cool. Top level is one big floor, perfect for piles. Second floor - workshops...
by spupy
Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:16 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 675787

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

rath358 wrote:I would love a copy of the world.


I don't understand - do you mean my save or the World?

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