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by Nemiro
Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:17 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Anyone feel like trying Dungeons & Dragons Online?
Replies: 2
Views: 956

Anyone feel like trying Dungeons & Dragons Online?

So DDO has been free-2-play for a while now, and I'm pretty bored these days.. Does anyone feel like getting a few people together to play? If you've played it before, some insight on to how likely this is to be fun would be appreciated. I don't have much more to add to this OP, except for maybe kee...
by Nemiro
Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:41 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magicka
Replies: 85
Views: 10613

Re: Magicka

qfqfsaa death beam works well. kinda boring to just spam that all the time so sometimes i just mess around if I'm not too far from checkpoints. That or just shielding and using mines (healmines to overheal the shield , then arcane/fire/whatever mines outside to blast stuff). Doesn't work at Fafnir ...
by Nemiro
Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:38 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Artemis, the game we all call Spaceship
Replies: 8
Views: 6028

Re: Artemis, the game we all call Spaceship

Okita wrote:And it's how you get videos like this and this.


THAT. WAS. FANTASTIC.
by Nemiro
Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:11 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dungeons : A Dungeon Keeper Remake? Answer: No.
Replies: 40
Views: 7030

Re: Dungeons : A Dungeon Keeper Remake?

Saw this thread and just thought I'd add that this game turned out to be nothing like Dungeon Keeper. I'd dig up the thing I read, but I may take some time to find it. Suffice to say, someone was very unhappy. Check back here for a link, if I can work out what it was. EDIT: Thankyou history function...
by Nemiro
Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:07 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magicka
Replies: 85
Views: 10613

Re: Magicka

At first I tried to play with two friends, one on the same LAN, the other in their own house. Mind me asking how you got this to work? A friend and I are trying to get in a game together but when one hosts, the other can't see the game in the server list. Direct connect doesn't work either, stoppin...
by Nemiro
Sun Jan 30, 2011 3:45 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magicka
Replies: 85
Views: 10613

Re: Magicka

Bought this game 3 hours ago. Only reached level.. 6? The part just after the skyship. Magic is awesome and hilarious, and due to not finding out by talking to people before I left, I discovered steam on my own later, which made Meteor Shower all the more rewarding. At first I tried to play with two...
by Nemiro
Mon Nov 22, 2010 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: I killed it! DAMN MEEEEE
Replies: 10
Views: 1459

Re: I killed it! DAMN MEEEEE

I could probably do that if I hadn't already wiped the HDD and installed arch, then bricked the bios chip ;)

Just waiting on a new soldering iron, then I can have a go at replacing the thing. Should be a fun experience, soldering surface mount components XD
by Nemiro
Sun Nov 21, 2010 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: I killed it! DAMN MEEEEE
Replies: 10
Views: 1459

Re: I killed it! DAMN MEEEEE

ubuntu has disabled root, just a main user account and a bunch of other accounts for pulse and such, and the card readers work if they have a card in at POST. thats why i keep a 64MB card in all the time. and in my usage, I don't need more space. I was just referring to the password in general - an...
by Nemiro
Mon Nov 15, 2010 12:10 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: I killed it! DAMN MEEEEE
Replies: 10
Views: 1459

Re: I killed it! DAMN MEEEEE

I'm pretty sure that theres another way to recover from a bad BIOS flash on an aspire one. If there is, I haven't yet found it. If you're referring to holding Fn+Esc before boot with a USB stick with the zgiasomething.fd and flashit.exe, yada yada yada... that's what started this mess :D (Then I pu...
by Nemiro
Sun Nov 14, 2010 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: I killed it! DAMN MEEEEE
Replies: 10
Views: 1459

Re: I killed it! DAMN MEEEEE

I am guessing that when you removed the cable and battery, the BIOS flashing might still have been going on, or got hanged somehow. I am also suspecting that (the screen remains blank during the process so there's no way to tell). Chalk that one up to experience XD. Am thinking it may have been due...
by Nemiro
Sun Nov 14, 2010 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Backup Software
Replies: 9
Views: 1390

Re: Backup Software

Knowing what OS you use would be handy ;)

On Linux, you could just set a cron job to copy the folder.. The only tool I recall on Windows was "Drive XML" or something similar, although I'm sure there are others. Mac? No clue :D
by Nemiro
Sun Nov 14, 2010 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: I killed it! DAMN MEEEEE
Replies: 10
Views: 1459

I killed it! DAMN MEEEEE

Interesting title lures lurkers.. I appear to have bricked my (second hand) aspire one, and am not sure what to do next.. obviously it's out of warranty (it's the AOA110 [ZG5]), so acer aren't going to be much help (without throwing cash at them). I'm unsure as to the extent of the deadness, really....
by Nemiro
Thu Oct 07, 2010 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Looking for an Image Search/Compare Tool
Replies: 4
Views: 1068

Re: Looking for an Image Search/Compare Tool

The "Tineye" extension for firefox is pretty handy for this kind of thing.
by Nemiro
Sun Aug 29, 2010 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 542577

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

http://store.steampowered.com/app/48700 - "Mount and Blade", and the standalone sequel, "Mount and Blade: Warband" are pretty damn cheap right now, especially compared to what you'd pay at taleworlds.
by Nemiro
Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9422
Views: 1502143

Re: Minecraft

I would buy this game, if not for the fact that it doesn't even appear on the page. Firefox, ubuntu.. No dice. Netbeans works just fine, so I'm not sure what could be the problem.

EDIT: For some reason the browser plugin is not an included part of the openjdk install..
by Nemiro
Mon Apr 26, 2010 8:33 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Video Games inducing Nausea
Replies: 24
Views: 6547

Re: Video Games inducing Nausea

Although I personally suffer only irritation and difficulty in engaging the enemy - Alien story in Alien vs Predator, in any confined space, with auto-transition on. I suspect that could well be worse than Mirrors Edge for some people (although Mirrors Edge was fine for me). Any of you guys play it ...
by Nemiro
Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Cases
Replies: 10
Views: 1869

Re: Cases

Not to mention, sitting there loading 10,000 DVDs is going to be.. boring? Even if you can do it 8 at a time or whatever. You're also gonna want something like this or this . Also: If they're your friend's 10,000 DVDs, are they going to be stumping up for this? Seems it'd only be fair. EDIT: For thi...
by Nemiro
Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 189141

Re: Strange or even mildly arousing things about your body

One of my feet is bigger than the other. Didn't know that until I got fitted for some nice boots. Unless we're talking pretty noticeably bigger, that's quite common afaik. I have a fair number of random scars, some of which I'd say should have been quite painful to get... I have no recollection of ...
by Nemiro
Wed Mar 24, 2010 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is it possible for twins to have sex before they are born?
Replies: 76
Views: 15274

Re: Is it possible for twins to have sex before they are bor

kernelpanic wrote:
chuuurls wrote:there wouldn't be a babby because females don't start ovulating until a certain age outside the womb

No shit, Sherlock.


I have an image of a mother having a period while pregnant.

PS:- If you're about to post "no that can't happen", STOP. THINKING CAP TIME.
by Nemiro
Fri Mar 19, 2010 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: If a guy cuts his PENIS off can he go in public naked?
Replies: 38
Views: 5268

Re: If a guy cuts his thing off can he go in public naked?

If you don't mind people freaking out about all the blood, and then probably bleeding to death on the pavement, then yeah, go ahead. You won't be alive long enough to get arrested for it.
by Nemiro
Fri Mar 12, 2010 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: D&D - Making it Memorable (Split from Character Concept Help)
Replies: 45
Views: 5482

Re: D&D - Making it Memorable (Split from Character Concept

If you want to have a really memorable gaming experience try and kill your own party. To be fair that's not really the same as "Always kill your party it's really fun lolzlolzlolz". On the whole I think Ixtellor just plays D&D differently to you guys, with more emphasis on... letting ...
by Nemiro
Thu Mar 11, 2010 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: US Income Distribution By Religion
Replies: 47
Views: 6547

Re: US Income Distribution By Religion

I think that it would also be interesting to know what the average income of those in the $100,000+ bracket is for each religion, ie. What is the average wage of a $100,000+ Jew, vs. a $100,000+ Catholic. It's all very well saying that 45% of Jews earn more than $100,000, but if they all earn $100,0...
by Nemiro
Tue Mar 02, 2010 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Building a miniature desktop
Replies: 24
Views: 3252

Re: Building a miniature desktop

I doubt I would ever do justice to an expensive sound card or top-end graphics card. In fact, I have no budget for a sound card at all, on the assumption that onboard will do fine for me. On the other hand, I am surprised to hear that a large graphics card is really useful for Photoshop - I thought...
by Nemiro
Mon Feb 22, 2010 4:51 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bloom Box
Replies: 23
Views: 2954

Re: Bloom Box

You're either talking about little boxes with lights that grow vegetables, or people getting power using a diesel/ethanol/kitten/water wheel generator in their own homes, then storing it and either using it or selling it back to the grid, and somehow this is much better than stereotypical big stinky...
by Nemiro
Sat Feb 20, 2010 10:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Dick Cheney admits to role in War Crimes
Replies: 44
Views: 3755

Re: Dick Cheney admits to role in War Crimes

but from what I see there are maybe 5 people who have publicly undergone it, and that's a very small sample. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterboarding#Historical_uses and so on. Media personalities are not the only people to describe waterboarding, just the most recent and high profile. Very inter...
by Nemiro
Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Dick Cheney admits to role in War Crimes
Replies: 44
Views: 3755

Re: Dick Cheney admits to role in War Crimes

With a little training and effort, holding one's breath can be done to the point of passing out. So, it can be done indefinitely, in as much as anything can be done until exhaustion or fatigue makes it physically impossible. The big difference here is that waterboarding is not under the control of ...
by Nemiro
Sat Feb 20, 2010 2:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Dick Cheney admits to role in War Crimes
Replies: 44
Views: 3755

Re: Dick Cheney admits to role in War Crimes

A stimulus that can only be voluntarily withstood for a matter of seconds is severe pain. I'm not sure you're right there. Holding one's breath is not painful, but it is not something that can be done indefinitely. Hell, tickling is not painful, but there are people who cannot stand it for long. Th...
by Nemiro
Sat Feb 20, 2010 12:33 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Dick Cheney admits to role in War Crimes
Replies: 44
Views: 3755

Re: Dick Cheney admits to role in War Crimes

A stimulus that can only be voluntarily withstood for a matter of seconds is severe pain. I'm not sure you're right there. Holding one's breath is not painful, but it is not something that can be done indefinitely. Hell, tickling is not painful, but there are people who cannot stand it for long. Th...
by Nemiro
Sun Dec 06, 2009 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: COSCO's Nuclear Fleet
Replies: 38
Views: 3002

Re: COSCO's Nuclear Fleet

... 2.) Piracy... Somalia... Singapore... Disaffected crew... Does it not follow that as Nuclear ships are likely to be more expensive, greater care will be taken in Crew selection? ... 3.)...shipping regs are so lax... easy for organised crime and terrorist organisations to opperate freely within ...
by Nemiro
Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:49 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: A sane way to install Puppy on that old G4?
Replies: 3
Views: 692

Re: A sane way to install Puppy on that old G4?

Did you try installing a lighter desktop environment for Ubuntu? Say, xfce, or lxde? Gnome is not the most frugal. Should be available in the repositories, and then it's just a matter of choosing it as a session at login.
by Nemiro
Sat Nov 28, 2009 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 13-year-old feeding the poor, one meal at a time.
Replies: 57
Views: 4255

Re: 13-year-old feeding the poor, one meal at a time.

We've had the altruism discussion a lot of times in Psychology. It doesn't go anywhere.

Also, why is everyone saying "the boy"? If you read the spoilered article, it's a girl. The quote at the bottom of the OP is from the father who's name is Mike.
by Nemiro
Thu Nov 19, 2009 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Puerto Rico - first recorded hate crime?
Replies: 16
Views: 2084

Re: Puerto Rico - first recorded hate crime?

Wow. The very first sexual orientation based hate-crime? Kinda makes me wonder how corrupt/biased the cops are.. I am actually more shocked to hear that no murders motivated by this have been committed before. I can imagine the guy might be a little shocked when he discovered what was what when they...
by Nemiro
Sun Nov 15, 2009 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Borderlands
Replies: 517
Views: 46007

Re: Borderlands

You guys are taking this story way too seriously. I'm pretty sure it's just there to give you an excuse to kill things. Well, if I'm honest I thought the game was too short anyway. Either that or I was way more absorbed than I reckoned. And the vault *is* out in the open if you're l...
by Nemiro
Sat Nov 14, 2009 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Borderlands
Replies: 517
Views: 46007

Re: Borderlands

You make a lot of sense.
Spoiler:
That would explain the affinity for Claptraps. But maybe it was just her vantage point that allowed her to see it? And I'd expect Hyperion's to be a lot more shock-based if they were alien influenced. I stand by my assertion that there'll be a sequel though.
by Nemiro
Sat Nov 14, 2009 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Borderlands
Replies: 517
Views: 46007

Re: Borderlands

Well, I have now finished my first play through as a Soldier. Not bad, but I'm not totally sold on playing this through again (and again). I used the same Shotgun, Assault+Sniper rifles and Class mod for.. 12, 15 levels? Never changed grenade type after I got Corrosive MIRVs. The loot better get a *...
by Nemiro
Wed Nov 11, 2009 12:10 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Borderlands
Replies: 517
Views: 46007

Re: Borderlands

Well, it appears I already have a gamespy account as a consequence of using fileplanet once-upon-a-blue-moon. My "unique" nick is "kaolbrec" and my normal nick is "virtualoverlord" (a long forgotten email address). Add me if you dare. Also, shh! You're ruining the suspe...
by Nemiro
Mon Nov 09, 2009 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Borderlands
Replies: 517
Views: 46007

Re: Borderlands

Awwww maaannnn. I'll get an account eventually then. For now, I'll enjoy single-player.
by Nemiro
Mon Nov 09, 2009 9:04 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Borderlands
Replies: 517
Views: 46007

Re: Borderlands

What ever happened to the Borderlands xkcd group on Steam? I don't have gamespy and already use xfire, so I'm loathe to install yet more programs that fulfill a similar purpose. Don't have a mic either, although I'm working on that.
by Nemiro
Sun Nov 08, 2009 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Borderlands
Replies: 517
Views: 46007

Re: Borderlands

Can you what? You have to understand that there's a world of difference between Borderlands and MW2. Borderlands... lot and lots of fun... MW2.. crippled multiplayer... I do know that. By prestige I meant replay the game at a higher difficulty (which granted isn't even what CoD's prestige mode does...
by Nemiro
Sun Nov 08, 2009 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: XKCD PSN/XBL/Wii/Steam/Specific Game IDs
Replies: 188
Views: 238804

Re: XKCD PSN/XBL/Wii/Steam/Specific Game IDs

SteamID: Nemiro

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