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by Wolf
Thu Dec 31, 2009 8:22 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Rush Limbaugh Rushed to Hospital
Replies: 70
Views: 6905

Re: Rush Limbaugh Rushed to Hospital

/my conscience will let me despise a person, but won't let me actively wish for awful things for that person I just want to say that Poxic wins my beautiful person award for being able to think this way. I also hope it's an awakening for him, but I don't really hold out hope. I gotta admit, though,...
by Wolf
Thu Dec 31, 2009 7:35 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2653
Views: 560963

Re: Great Steam Deals (Update me regularly!)

And now they have even more of my money. :D Thanks to the lovely SoapyHobo, I ended up picking up the bundle packs for Max Payne and Civilization IV, along with Osmos (because I need to play more indie games). I hope there are more days before the end with games I really want on sale, it makes me ha...
by Wolf
Wed Dec 30, 2009 9:05 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2653
Views: 560963

Re: Great Steam Deals (Update me regularly!)

I finally caved and picked up Jade Empire. I've been wanting to play it for a while, and the price was right. A friend took advantage of the deals to get me a copy of The Witcher for Christmas, and I ended up getting him Blueberry Garden and Braid for his birthday on the 28th. I gotta say, this sale...
by Wolf
Sun Dec 27, 2009 7:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1770146

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned that Time Machine is highly silly and that I get to do the fun thing and delete my entire backup database and have it make a new backup (which it's working on right now). This contributed to me setting up Boot Camp will always take me forever, no matter what. I also learned that my i...
by Wolf
Sun Dec 27, 2009 5:46 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Sherlock Holmes Movie
Replies: 79
Views: 14316

Re: Sherlock Holmes Movie

I just went and saw it today and I rather enjoyed it. I thought all the roles were well casted and the setting was really well-done. (I can't comment about similarity to the original stories, as I've only read one or two of them.) As for the fighting question: I also had the impression he was going ...
by Wolf
Mon Dec 21, 2009 6:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 2009 XKCD Fora Secret Santa Gift Exchange!
Replies: 360
Views: 40791

Re: 2009 XKCD Fora Secret Santa Gift Exchange!

Azrael001 wrote:I just got my awesome gift from Wolf, which included a preposterous amount of chocolate, tea and teapot. All of which are good choices. Pictures to go up soon.

I'm glad that you like it. :D I was worried they wouldn't be good choices. :\
by Wolf
Thu Dec 17, 2009 7:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 2009 XKCD Fora Secret Santa Gift Exchange!
Replies: 360
Views: 40791

Re: 2009 XKCD Fora Secret Santa Gift Exchange!

I sent mine out several days ago, I just keep forgetting to upload photo proof (which I will do within a day). I'm super-bummed because I just learned that the housing office at my complex is closing from the 19th until after Christmas, so I'm hoping my package (the one being sent to me) will make i...
by Wolf
Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:36 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Nanowrimo 2009!
Replies: 112
Views: 12536

Re: Nanowrimo 2009!

GhostWolfe wrote:I had been planning on finishing on the 29th, but I lost Saturday due to a last-minute gig. I managed to grind out the last 2000 words on Monday night. What a relief.

/angell

*gives you a high five* Yay for finishing! *celebrates with you in a manner you would find appropriate*
by Wolf
Sat Dec 05, 2009 5:47 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Nanowrimo 2009!
Replies: 112
Views: 12536

Re: Nanowrimo 2009!

I finished too, and I'm especially happy because it's my first time! Kept a really even curve until the 28th when I shot ahead and finished, and by midnight the 30th I was on 58k. Whew. You are officially a better winner than I'll ever be because you managed to stick to a curve. Mine was. . .more s...
by Wolf
Wed Dec 02, 2009 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Nanowrimo 2009!
Replies: 112
Views: 12536

Re: Nanowrimo 2009!

I managed to finish on the 29th! (With 50,079 words according to the official counter.) I'm really happy because this means I've finished five years in a row (every year I've entered). Now I just have to keep going! My story still needs to be finished, after all. (Although it'll probably be finished...
by Wolf
Wed Dec 02, 2009 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1770146

Re: Today I Learned

That OpenOffice actually has a very nice track changes tool now, including putting the notes that one makes on the side instead of making them awkward mouse-over text on inserted yellow boxes. This makes me very happy, as my papers are usually edited remotely. (Yay for having a dad that can edit on ...
by Wolf
Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1770146

Re: Today I Learned

Vohu Manah wrote:Today I Learned that when I Google myself, the results are full of obituaries.

That's. . .ominous.

Today I learned that no matter how productive I want to be at it, math homework will still go excruciatingly slowly. No matter what. (Discrete math makes me sad. :( )
by Wolf
Tue Dec 01, 2009 10:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 2009 XKCD Fora Secret Santa Gift Exchange!
Replies: 360
Views: 40791

Re: 2009 XKCD Fora Secret Santa Gift Exchange!

I'm currently getting destroyed by the end of term, but I should (through the miracle of paying extra for faster shipping) still be able to get my gift to my SS in time.

(Silly school, I have to shop for a forumite! Why must you stop this with things like "tests" and "grades?")
by Wolf
Sun Nov 29, 2009 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mirrors Edge - AMAGAD it looks so good
Replies: 106
Views: 11168

Re: Mirror's Edge PC Demo

Did they ever release the extra levels, the abstract ones, for the PC? Yes. You can buy them from EA's online/download store, if I remember correctly. I really need to buy those, I absolutely adored the rest of the game and would love to get some fresh action for it. (Aka levels that are completely...
by Wolf
Mon Nov 23, 2009 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Nanowrimo 2009!
Replies: 112
Views: 12536

Re: Nanowrimo 2009!

In the morning on Friday I had ~ 3,700 words. Now I'm at 30,090.

I can do this thing!
by Wolf
Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1770146

Re: Today I Learned

Vieto wrote:don't you mean snake-holes?

*awkward mental images GO*
by Wolf
Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 2009 XKCD Fora Secret Santa Gift Exchange!
Replies: 360
Views: 40791

Re: 2009 XKCD Fora Secret Santa Gift Exchange!

Waugh, it just occurred to me I forgot to go through and answer the questions. Deepest apologies to the person who's my secret santa. Programming : I've done Java, QBasic, some Ruby on Rails and some Scheme, as well as random HTML. I really like Ruby on Rails, but I wish I knew more about how to use...
by Wolf
Sun Nov 22, 2009 7:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Palin-Beck 2012!
Replies: 93
Views: 8985

Re: Palin-Beck 2012!

And China will be the lone world superpower. Or Canada could rise up and finally take over with politeness and civility. I for one welcome this new world order. That never works. If you want to take over the world, you'll have to perfect your battle-curling. Well, of course that will be prepped as ...
by Wolf
Fri Nov 20, 2009 11:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Palin-Beck 2012!
Replies: 93
Views: 8985

Re: Palin-Beck 2012!

EsotericWombat wrote:And China will be the lone world superpower.

Or Canada could rise up and finally take over with politeness and civility. I for one welcome this new world order.
by Wolf
Fri Nov 20, 2009 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fusion Power maybe? (and other experimental power sources)
Replies: 65
Views: 5921

Re: Fusion Power maybe?

I really want this to work. If only so I could stuff one in my basement and run a jillion computers at the same time without worrying about drawing too much power. Plus, it's certainly smaller than current power plants, which'd be nice in that it could enable restoration projects and the like. (By r...
by Wolf
Fri Nov 20, 2009 6:52 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Palin-Beck 2012!
Replies: 93
Views: 8985

Re: Palin-Beck 2012!

Well, nightmare for the Daily Show writing staff who would be completely not needed for the entirety of that ticket's existence. Imagine being very good at your job and then some dingbats come along and pretty much are the jokes to start with. It's horrid, and Sarah Palin needs to stop destroying t...
by Wolf
Mon Nov 16, 2009 6:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 2009 XKCD Fora Secret Santa Gift Exchange!
Replies: 360
Views: 40791

Re: 2009 XKCD Fora Secret Santa Gift Exchange!

I hope I make the deadline, as this sounds super-fun. I believe there's still about 17.5 hours left now, so you made it. =) Awesome. = D I always get confused when GMT gets in the mix. And the idea of "midnight." (Because a lot of people consider it the end of that particular day, but if ...
by Wolf
Mon Nov 16, 2009 6:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 2009 XKCD Fora Secret Santa Gift Exchange!
Replies: 360
Views: 40791

Re: 2009 XKCD Fora Secret Santa Gift Exchange!

I hope I make the deadline, as this sounds super-fun. User Name: Wolf Are you okay with getting packages explicitly stating "from the internet!"/crazily decorated: Yeah. If it's too crazy (aka NSFW), if the crazy packaging could be put in a boring box, it would be appreciated (because this...
by Wolf
Wed Nov 11, 2009 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Nanowrimo 2009!
Replies: 112
Views: 12536

Re: Nanowrimo 2009!

Started on my third day of writers block. I am contemplating bringing out the red rum. This but it's not writers block killing me it's time. Unless I get a hold of bernard's watch, I might start killing people. Ugh, me too. I've got *just* enough work from random bits of college to keep me from eve...
by Wolf
Wed Nov 11, 2009 7:43 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Nanowrimo 2009!
Replies: 112
Views: 12536

Re: Nanowrimo 2009!

Hah, I wrote about 700 words Sunday night and one of my characters surprised me and switched personalities (he didn't have one before now, as he was just introduced) from a sadsack to joking about killing the main character.

Writing is fun. :D
by Wolf
Mon Nov 09, 2009 4:30 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Nanowrimo 2009!
Replies: 112
Views: 12536

Re: Nanowrimo 2009!

Sigh. I can't help but get the feeling I am going forward too quickly. I want this story to end up being more than fifty thousand words. Then let it. There's no rule saying your story has to be finished by fifty thousand. Several of mine were only about 1/3 of the way through when I hit fifty thous...
by Wolf
Tue Nov 03, 2009 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Nanowrimo 2009!
Replies: 112
Views: 12536

Re: Nanowrimo 2009!

Ugh, I'm already behind with a mere 622 words done due to classes being crappy at me, and not really having a plot but having characters I love enough that I need to give them somewhere to go. But hopefully I'll be able to catch up over the course of the rest of this week/this weekend. And if not, I...
by Wolf
Fri Oct 23, 2009 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Plans for the weekend!
Replies: 414
Views: 60110

Re: Plans for the weekend!

Friday (today): After spending the day learning more Ruby on Rails for my research group (where I am now), and going to class, I'm going to go over to my research group leader-professor's house and apparently play pool and eat delicious cheese/soy-cheese pizza with the other research people This und...
by Wolf
Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Prince of Persia: Disney Movie
Replies: 41
Views: 5619

Re: Prince of Persia: Disney Movie

This is all I could think of. <Distilled awesome> sorry But I would actually pay to see this film, if only to spend the entire time laughing. And they'd get triple bonus points if they managed to make an entire theme song that fit Fresh Prince's tune exactly (along the lines of the snippet on the p...
by Wolf
Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Let's Celebrate! (Oct. 25 - Do something Awesome Day)
Replies: 68
Views: 5098

Re: OCTOBER 22- INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY

I JUST FEEL I HAVE TO PARTICIPATE BECAUSE CAPSLOCK IS AWESOME. WOOO!

(ALSO BILLY MAYS HAS MADE MY DAY!)
by Wolf
Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1770146

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned that if you leave a partially drunk bottle of cranberry-pomeganate cocktail on a shelf where you can't see it, it will eventually explode in sticky fermented goodness all over the girl your roomate is trying to impress This made me laugh out loud. (I'm a bad person. Sorry.) Today I ...
by Wolf
Wed Oct 21, 2009 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Four player games?
Replies: 28
Views: 3123

Re: Four player games?

Hel-looo? Borderlands , dumbheads! I somehow doubt that would run on a netbook. And does it allow a split-screen four-player mode? If you can get an N64 emulator or something like that, I'd recommend Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense . That game was totally ridiculous, over-the-top, and fun, and the matches...
by Wolf
Sun Oct 18, 2009 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Zombieland!
Replies: 56
Views: 6806

Re: Zombieland!

This movie was good. I am terrified of Zombies to the point where Shawn of the Dead left me feeling freaked out. This movie, all fun and excitement, no bad post-apocalyptic worry after-taste. I definitely think the combination of a little fear adrenaline works FANTASTICALLY combined with lots of la...
by Wolf
Wed Oct 14, 2009 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 254194

Re: High and low point of your day

L33tsaber wrote:High: Got a new tablet.

Oooh! What kind of tablet is it?
by Wolf
Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1770146

Re: Today I Learned

*more hugs for BigBoss*

Today I learned that no matter how careful I try to be with my car, there will be that one point where I don't realize how steep a driveway is/don't think about it and scrape paint off my bumper.
by Wolf
Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 254194

Re: High and low point of your day

High: Helped friend who's been homeless for about a month moved into another friend's new condo. (Agreed to by both parties, of course). He has a roof over his head now yay! Low: Leaving for the night and scraping the bumper of my car on the way out of the parking lot. Considering I got this car (a ...
by Wolf
Mon Oct 05, 2009 6:26 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Stairgate: Universe
Replies: 763
Views: 75986

Re: Stargate: Universe

Also the musical score ain't bad either. I noticed this, too. I especially like the piece that played when The soldier and the Senator's daughter were talking about the Senator's death. It was great at adding flavor but never got in the way of the dialogue, and only really rose up when no o...
by Wolf
Sun Oct 04, 2009 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Stairgate: Universe
Replies: 763
Views: 75986

Re: Stargate: Universe

Yeah, I just finished watching this and I'm not feeling too strongly one way or the other. I hope it's good, but this first episode didn't particularly impress me. (At the same time, it wasn't a disappointment either, which was a bit of a relief.) Although I thought they did a good job making the vi...
by Wolf
Sat Oct 03, 2009 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Tell me about this "Blade Runner" movie
Replies: 56
Views: 8423

Re: Tell me about this "Blade Runner" movie

I've been thinking about grabbing the disc for this and giving it a spin as well, but I wanted to ask: Does anyone have a recommended way to go through all the different cuts? (For example, will I appreciate the final cut more if I watch the theatrical release first, or should I just go for the fina...
by Wolf
Mon Sep 28, 2009 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Nanowrimo 2009!
Replies: 112
Views: 12536

Re: Nanowrimo 2009!

I'm definitely in again. Thanks for the reminder! I totally would have forgotten to think of story ideas if you hadn't posted this. (Not that a lack of coherent plot stopped me these last few times anyway :P ).

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