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by F117Landers
Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Battlefield 3
Replies: 360
Views: 49789

Re: Battlefield 3

Dark567 wrote:All the time. The new expansions are pretty cool.

SurgicalSteel wrote:I am. I bought premium as well so I'm playing the Armored Kill and Close Quarters maps in addition to the regular ones.


Any thoughts on AK and CQ? Or preferences, stat reset bugs, etc.
by F117Landers
Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Battlefield 3
Replies: 360
Views: 49789

Re: Battlefield 3

I apologize for the necro; I am curious if anyone is still playing
by F117Landers
Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Assassin's Creed 3
Replies: 100
Views: 22406

Re: Assassin's Creed 3

mosc wrote:
F117Landers wrote:They are. AC3 is built on events that occur to Desmond in AC:B and AC:R, and refer back to the entire plot of AC:R.

AC:R had a plot???


Shocking, isn't it!

I actually meant to put AC:B. Good catch though.
by F117Landers
Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Assassin's Creed 3
Replies: 100
Views: 22406

Re: Assassin's Creed 3

They are. AC3 is built on events that occur to Desmond in AC:B and AC:R, and refer back to the entire plot of AC:R.
by F117Landers
Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Assassin's Creed 3
Replies: 100
Views: 22406

Re: Assassin's Creed 3

Quizatzhaderac wrote:Quick question: I've played one, two and Altaïr's Chronicles, but not Brotherhood or Revelations. Story wise, do you think I'd be missing anything playing three before them?


Yes, quite a bit.
by F117Landers
Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:41 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Assassin's Creed 3
Replies: 100
Views: 22406

Re: Assassin's Creed 3

About to start playing. Interesting that they added exclusive dlc for the PS3. They are bundling it with the new Super Slim PS3.

The bundle:
by F117Landers
Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:07 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Skyfall
Replies: 48
Views: 8314

Re: Skyfall

Ok, seen it. Frankly, wow. IMHO best yet. For those who don't intend to see it, but want to know the answer to my opening questions: [spoilered for serious spoilerage (don't open if you are going to see it any time soon)] - too much product placement? - hell, yes! (How much did Sony pay, for st...
by F117Landers
Sat Oct 27, 2012 12:50 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Run 10,000 miles
Replies: 1340
Views: 310061

Re: Run 10,000 miles

9119.5 + 4.9 = 9124.4
by F117Landers
Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:19 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Skyfall
Replies: 48
Views: 8314

Re: Skyfall

I doubt M dies. Dame Judy Dench is associated as much with the series as the Aston Martin, Martinis, and iconic villains. Even the series reboot couldn't get rid of her. Speaking of villains, what does everyone think of Javier Bardem, who plays the big bad in Skyfall? Edit: Trailers Teaser Trailer -...
by F117Landers
Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Run 10,000 miles
Replies: 1340
Views: 310061

Re: Run 10,000 miles

9100.3 + 5 = 9105.3

Jumble wrote:Last decent length run before Run to the Beat next weekend. Does not bode well.


Well, have fun at least!

Edit: 9105.3 + 4.25 = 9109.55
by F117Landers
Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:09 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)
Replies: 13
Views: 13557

Re: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)

That looks awesome! I wish I could attend...
by F117Landers
Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:55 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)
Replies: 13
Views: 13557

Re: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)

The previous videos I didn't know you had to pick the proper container from the start to process the video in, I just went with picking the highest quality. That was wrong. The starting container needs to match *exactly* how the video was taken to keep the quality, otherwise, quality will decrease....
by F117Landers
Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:48 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [Japan] Tokyo!
Replies: 11
Views: 38520

Re: Tokyo meetup?

Suzaku wrote:Awesome. That timing should mean there's enough time to get something organised.

Anyone else out there?


I'm still around.

Any ideas on what to do? It's been a while since I've gone into certain parts of Tokyo.
by F117Landers
Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9421
Views: 1496299

Re: Minecraft

If anyone is really looking to get rid of cobblestone, I am attempting (albeit somewhat horrendously) to build a tower on the floating island. Feel free to dump it there, or something.



Unless someone deems it too tacky, in which case I will relocate it.
by F117Landers
Mon Oct 08, 2012 12:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9421
Views: 1496299

Re: Minecraft

MaFraL wrote:Yeah, the Benders are just random graffiti. They're on everything. If you go elsewhere and build something noticeable before whoever's making them gets bored of it you'll probably log in one day staring at bender.


I thought that they were all made by ST?
by F117Landers
Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:13 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9421
Views: 1496299

Re: Minecraft

Boom. Done. Danke Edit: Magnificent. There is a floating island in the north of Pandora, near the oil fields. Since Bender is already in the mountain, should I find another floating island? Bender - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/37294115/map.html#layerId=LayerA&worldX=-16050&worldY=0&worldZ=-...
by F117Landers
Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:57 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9421
Views: 1496299

Re: Minecraft

I would like to be added. Username is F117Landers.
by F117Landers
Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:38 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9421
Views: 1496299

Re: Minecraft

Sounds fun. How do I access the server?
by F117Landers
Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9421
Views: 1496299

Re: Minecraft

Well, the server is a great place to start if you want live help, since we can guide you through things and answer questions faster than if you were alone in SSP. (Also, SSP gets extremely... scary for me sometimes. The sense of isolation in an infinite world.) The server won't let you cheat your w...
by F117Landers
Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:18 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9421
Views: 1496299

Re: Minecraft

Hi everyone! I just downloaded Minecraft. Am I able to check out one of these servers, or should I practice somewhere else first? I'd practice somewhere else if I were you, at least till you can stay alive without too much effort. roger that! Any tips? Edit: Also reading through all 189 pages of th...
by F117Landers
Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:15 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: XKCD PSN/XBL/Wii/Steam/Specific Game IDs
Replies: 188
Views: 237216

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

Xbox 360, PS3, and Steam ID: F117Landers

Hit me up, I'll play pretty much anything (except horror)
by F117Landers
Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:08 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9421
Views: 1496299

Re: Minecraft

Hi everyone! I just downloaded Minecraft. Am I able to check out one of these servers, or should I practice somewhere else first?
by F117Landers
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)
Replies: 13
Views: 13557

Re: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)

I apologize; it's been a long day and I'm pretty tired. If I am not mistaken, you are saying: -Select HD Container at start of project -Container has to match added videos -Cannot change HD Container after start -The previous projects did not have the above setup -Cannot fix previous projects due to...
by F117Landers
Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Cheese Buttons (Kase Knoephla)
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

Re: Cheese Buttons (Kase Knoephla)

Pierogies are a general group for similar dishes from Eastern Europe; Cheese Buttons can be considered a particular type (depending on who you talk to). Cottage Cheese is the main trait of Cheese Buttons; with pepper and butter flavoring it up.
by F117Landers
Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:02 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Run 10,000 miles
Replies: 1340
Views: 310061

Re: Run 10,000 miles

8256.7 + 6.3 = 8263
by F117Landers
Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Cheese Buttons (Kase Knoephla)
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

Re: Cheese Buttons (Kase Knoephla)

Nath wrote:Seems pretty pierogi-ish.

They are similar; probably a mutation of the recipe. The taste is different, more noticeable if you prefer a bland diet.

Nath wrote: Here's a shortcut recipe:
Foodwishes: Cheater Pierogi.

I will have to make these!
by F117Landers
Sat Sep 22, 2012 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Cheese Buttons (Kase Knoephla)
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

Cheese Buttons (Kase Knoephla)

I would like to take a moment to introduce a delicious food dish called Kase Knoephla. (Spoilered for size) http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_wDxIGKHFf04/TTZpDC_r6vI/AAAAAAAADak/CI5xGF_NHv0/s1600/pierogi.jpg These little delicious pockets are filled with dry curd cottage cheese, salt and pepper, then boiled...
by F117Landers
Sat Sep 22, 2012 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The honey problem (only really a problem for vegans)
Replies: 15
Views: 7163

Re: The honey problem (only really a problem for vegans)

I can't comment on the issue with pollination, but I can contribute on costs and management, at least for where my family is from (which is South Dakota, for reference). Our family rents land to beekeepers (and farmers). The beekeepers tend to their hives, the bees help pollinate the fields, which m...
by F117Landers
Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:51 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Run 10,000 miles
Replies: 1340
Views: 310061

Re: Run 10,000 miles

8242.5 + 6.2 = 8248.7
by F117Landers
Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:10 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 397
Views: 243412

Re: Photography thread.

Will you be filming the descent? Edit: Have a photo to share: http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8298/7837419876_617ee050ab.jpg Ember by F117Landers , on Flickr Edit 2: There is now a cinematography Thread - http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=88995 Went and posted it in the cinematography th...
by F117Landers
Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:07 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)
Replies: 13
Views: 13557

Re: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)

Wow, Japan looks so crowded! I guess no surprise really. And that looks like a sweeeet camcorder, much better than my little thing, the audio on it sucks I bet that picks up everything! I learned that my camera only records hd when set to 16:9 ratio which is why it was bad! The most recent video I ...
by F117Landers
Sat Sep 15, 2012 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [Japan] Tokyo!
Replies: 11
Views: 38520

Re: Tokyo meetup?

Out near Machida, but on a trip away until mid-Oct. If something comes about after mid-October, would be able to make it.
by F117Landers
Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:09 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)
Replies: 13
Views: 13557

Re: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)

Thoughts on this? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4Yan5Ws80c&feature=plcp It was suggested I make the text scroll faster and do a voiceover read of it next time. And still having encoding issues - why is it - and especially the photos which are very high resolution - sooo "pixilated"?...
by F117Landers
Sun Sep 02, 2012 2:42 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Sleeping Dogs
Replies: 14
Views: 3725

Re: Sleeping Dogs

Major Plot Twist! I just got to the part where Winston and Peggy get gunned down on their wedding day. That sucked. I was starting to like Winston, and Peggy was awesome. "Whoa, slow down", "But... cake", "Oh right, of course, cake. Drive faster!" Anyway I think Winsto...
by F117Landers
Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Sleeping Dogs
Replies: 14
Views: 3725

Re: Sleeping Dogs

Extremely Useful tips Found this out after. I should boot it up again, but I am too busy playing Skyrim on the PC. Games are so much better looking on the PC. I actually like driving, as long as its not on a bike. God I hate bikes in this game. Also I hate making turns since I always instinctually ...
by F117Landers
Thu Aug 30, 2012 3:32 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Sleeping Dogs
Replies: 14
Views: 3725

Re: Sleeping Dogs

I don't like the driving physics much at all. Every car has perfect handling and stops on a dime. Drifting is also really strange, some cars recover very fast and thus lose a lot of speed from drifting, and then others drift like they're on ice skates. Only the cars that are somewhere in between re...
by F117Landers
Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:33 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)
Replies: 13
Views: 13557

Re: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)

Warner Bros. assigned Nolan an email at his office, and he didn't realize it until a couple years later. "There were thousands of emails in this account -- some from quite important people, actually," he said. "I had them take it down, so people didn't think they were getting in touc...
by F117Landers
Thu Aug 23, 2012 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)
Replies: 13
Views: 13557

Cinematography Thread (Video/film creation)

Hello! This thread is intended for the discussion of filming and video creation, editing, or something loosely related to aforementioned. Whether you are new to filming or a blockbuster producer (... although I doubt Christopher Nolan spends his afternoons reading xkcd fora), please feel free to con...
by F117Landers
Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:19 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 397
Views: 243412

Re: Photography thread.

Again, the photos from India are amazing. Was it a pain to transport the film? Yeah. First problem is the language barrier, hard to explain that it's film and shouldn't be x-rayed. Once or twice is usually fine – I had some fast film (ISO 3200) that shouldn't be x-rayed at all – but x-raying has a ...
by F117Landers
Wed Aug 22, 2012 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 397
Views: 243412

Re: Photography thread.

Spoilered for length I first heard about it a few years ago, when it was mentioned in the paper (afterwards...). I wanted to go last year, but the weather was a bit iffy and I had just had shoulder surgery a few weeks before. I simply wasn't able to lift my camera to my face for extended...

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