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by Benitosimies
Tue Dec 11, 2007 7:40 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: GO weiqi igo baduk
Replies: 154
Views: 61499

Re: GO....

Alright thanks. I've never played chess or anything (only D&D) so I don't know how my brain is supposed to work.
by Benitosimies
Tue Dec 11, 2007 12:45 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Oblivion
Replies: 443
Views: 59989

Re: Oblivion

If I eat a sandwich first, I can do the gritty dark elf voice from Morrowind really good. :D It was a half joke. In Morrowind it took 15 swings to kill a rat when you're wielding a warhammer with the blunt skill of 35. That's a bit unrealistic, eh? Warhammer = 5 times the size of the rat. And you mi...
by Benitosimies
Tue Dec 11, 2007 12:41 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: GO weiqi igo baduk
Replies: 154
Views: 61499

Re: GO....

So... am I supposed to learn to recognize every arrangement of groups there is and hold every strategy in my head for each situation and know what I'm going to do 20 moves from now?

Because this is hard and I'd just like to know.
by Benitosimies
Mon Dec 10, 2007 7:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Invention idea: Save the trees?
Replies: 31
Views: 2152

Re: Invention idea: Save the trees?

Privacy and ethical debating aside, if you're doing it for tax purposes you could send one copy of the receipt to the consumer, one copy to the seller (or company that made the thing the user bought), and one copy to the IRS.
by Benitosimies
Sun Dec 09, 2007 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Oblivion
Replies: 443
Views: 59989

Re: Oblivion

pretty sure the caldera mines had ebony mining argonian slaves The question there is that if it's a legitimate mining operation, why do the slave-drivers always attack you? What if I didn't want to free the slaves? Stay off their slaves man. You might accidentally bump one and free it. So the slave...
by Benitosimies
Sun Dec 09, 2007 7:22 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Oblivion
Replies: 443
Views: 59989

Re: Oblivion

I guess you have fast travel instead? That can take hours . Who has that kind of time? Mannimarco has returned. There's barely time for a powerlunch. Surely there must be a mine somewhere which actually has miners in it?? Those guys you killed are miners. They were just mining their own business an...
by Benitosimies
Sun Dec 09, 2007 1:07 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Caffeine is bad, mmkay?
Replies: 23
Views: 3216

Re: Caffeine is bad, mmkay?

This stuff is cool. I had some 'mocha' kind and although it was too sugary for my tastes it was cool to heat my coffee with Science.
by Benitosimies
Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Help me think up crazy hard SF technology ideas
Replies: 74
Views: 6670

Re: Help me think up crazy hard SF technology ideas

That reminds me. Putting stuff straight onto a HDD, straight from your brain. And computers will be good enough to think for them selves, and extrapolate concepts you give them into whatever you want. Computer games will be fucking amazing. I'm talking photorealism. Wireless everything. Leave your ...
by Benitosimies
Sat Dec 08, 2007 8:29 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Oblivion
Replies: 443
Views: 59989

Re: Oblivion

Just run everywhere. Doesn't matter. Eventually you'll be fast. This is also why you never have running as a primary skill, unless you like being level 10 before you hit the next town, without the other skills to back it up. Mark, Recall, and mages guild teleport people don't hurt none, neither. I ...
by Benitosimies
Sat Dec 08, 2007 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Help me think up crazy hard SF technology ideas
Replies: 74
Views: 6670

Re: Help me think up crazy hard SF technology ideas

-Robot citizens -If you lose a limb or organ you can clone a new one like how a newt regenerates -Mechs -Wireless ASIST and simsense -You can put a serial port in your head to put your memories on an external drive, and then when you die you can put those memories into a new brain in a new body. Or ...
by Benitosimies
Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:32 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Caffeine is bad, mmkay?
Replies: 23
Views: 3216

Re: Caffeine is bad, mmkay?

Energy drinks are the dumbest drink. You should know that a Tosimies drink is coffee.

Also: Do you smoke?
Also: Don't get the diabetes.
by Benitosimies
Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:26 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Most Boring Game Ever
Replies: 29
Views: 4637

Re: The Most Boring Game Ever

Akhel wrote:Sounds better than the Final Fantasy series. :lol:


YOU sound better than the final fantasy series! (My indignant response only counts I, II/IV, III/VI, VII, parts of IX and XII)
by Benitosimies
Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:22 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Underrated & Obscure Games
Replies: 171
Views: 25858

Re: Underrated games

Twasbrillig wrote:Also, EVO: The Search for Eden for SNES. That game rocked my socks off bigtime.


I never changed into a human. I always stayed a longnecked rhino-skinned dogdeer bull.

Did you notice that the last boss in fact whacks you with its penis?
by Benitosimies
Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3438309

Re: Girl Thread: The first rule of PMS - Only talk about chunks

Fuck the anthrax first!
by Benitosimies
Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: When was the last time you skipped
Replies: 41
Views: 3150

When was the last time you skipped

Not skip as in 'omit' or 'a hip way to say not going to class or work', but as in the jumping gait.

I just skipped in here wishing I was also naked.
by Benitosimies
Mon Dec 03, 2007 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: No. 1 Pencils
Replies: 25
Views: 2069

Re: No. 1 Pencils

Klye wrote:Don't call them the wrong thing, someone might stab you with an x-acto knife.


You mean a slicey-slice?

Also: http://www.nataliedee.com/112807/cut-you.jpg
by Benitosimies
Mon Dec 03, 2007 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It's a series of tubes!
Replies: 34
Views: 2959

Re: It's a series of tubes!

sethicus wrote:
Will wrote:
trickster721 wrote:It seems to be loading slowly. Can everybody stop sending tubutarbs for a second?


fix'd


fix'd


Made different.
by Benitosimies
Mon Dec 03, 2007 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: No. 1 Pencils
Replies: 25
Views: 2069

Re: No. 1 Pencils

by Benitosimies
Sun Dec 02, 2007 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Does anyone else think FFXII is a rip-off of Star Wars?
Replies: 31
Views: 5615

Re: Does anyone else think FFXII is a rip-off of Star Wars?

http://ias.berkeley.edu/orias/hero/ (You rollover, counterclockwise. I know. Stupid web design.) Most stories look like ripoffs of each other. And I don't think Square's designers were just putzin around thinkin up of FFXII, and decided "Let's just make Star Wars. Tee hee." If you're talki...
by Benitosimies
Sat Dec 01, 2007 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles
Replies: 19
Views: 1832

Re: Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles

Not my thumb dawg. Does the same with thumb on and thumb off. I don't like that Leon's not a perfect at holding a gun, but it only bothers me in this one specific game. If he wobbled it in RE2 I wouldn't mind, or any other zombie game really, like if the guy from Dead Rising was kind of a crappy sho...
by Benitosimies
Sat Dec 01, 2007 6:38 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles
Replies: 19
Views: 1832

Re: Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles

From what I remember Leon held his gun straight, the only thing that was a bit off was the camera angle over the right shoulder; But where else is the camera going to go in a TPS? Anywhere where my peripheral vision isn't blocked by my own giant head. As for not holding his gun straight, he doesn't...
by Benitosimies
Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles
Replies: 19
Views: 1832

Re: Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles

I loved the knife in Umbrella Chronicles. Cutcutcutcutcutcutcut. With two people you create an impenetrable blade barrier that mows down everything except punching zombies. I think this is way more appropriate then "Hit the button, make one slow swipe"-knives I usually see in video games. ...
by Benitosimies
Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Goldeneye.
Replies: 61
Views: 6953

Re: Goldeneye.

My favorite part in Goldeneye was sneaking into the facility through the vent, then aiming the pistol at that guard in the bathroom before you drop, then shooting him in the hat. Not the head, but the hat. That's saying "I could have killed you. AND I knocked your helmet off because you're a ch...
by Benitosimies
Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gamespot review of The Black Mirror
Replies: 2
Views: 1048

Gamespot review of The Black Mirror

http://www.gamespot.com/pc/adventure/theblackmirror/review.html I played this in junior year of high school (that's like 4 years ago) and it was a pretty nice little thing that I treasure for its unintended humor. Voice acting stumbles to a miserable new low in The Black Mirror. Almost everyone spea...
by Benitosimies
Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: D&D security nerd rant
Replies: 78
Views: 7561

Re: D&D security nerd rant

Re: OP All of what was said above plus: That's awesome! And cruel! But awesome! But you figure that a character who is skilled at finding traps would have heard of something like this, but the player wouldn't be thinking about that (maybe). I mean if you spent a lot of time studying gas traps and ho...
by Benitosimies
Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm so nerdy that I ...
Replies: 1377
Views: 202391

I should maybe go outside

Whenever I get finished with a big chunk of calc homework, on a physical notebook with a physical pencil, my left hand moves to do a "CTRL+s" on a keyboard that is not there. So I don't... lose my work. It's some kind of weird computer-accustomed proprioception (even though I don't think I...
by Benitosimies
Thu Nov 29, 2007 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It's hard to tell which is coolest.
Replies: 63
Views: 6012

Re: It's hard to tell which is coolest.

Portal gun if I can have two of them . That way I can make new portals by shooting through existing portals. Otherwise nanolathe. Portal gun loses some functionality though because if I fell out of a high one I'd break my damn legs since I don't have Oscar Pistorius implants in the back of my leg or...
by Benitosimies
Thu Nov 29, 2007 12:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Holding a handgun sideways
Replies: 60
Views: 5300

Re: Holding a handgun sideways

Heh. Halfway through the replies I remembered this thing I made from an In Extremo video.

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by Benitosimies
Wed Nov 28, 2007 2:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Holding a handgun sideways
Replies: 60
Views: 5300

Re: Holding a handgun sideways

Ok, so here is the deal. I'm assuming that you are not an assasin looking for some target and are more interested in self defense when someone is coming after you in your own home. I don't want to know why you think this is a good idea. Worst weapons in confined spaces. Hi powered weapons. 30.06? A...
by Benitosimies
Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Holding a handgun sideways
Replies: 60
Views: 5300

Re: Holding a handgun sideways

Man, I thought there was a secret reason.

:(
by Benitosimies
Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Holding a handgun sideways
Replies: 60
Views: 5300

Holding a handgun sideways

I was wondering why some people hold their handguns sideways instead of keeping the butt of the gun parallel to the floor or whatever. Is there some ergonomic or physics or historical reason for shooting all sideways? I asked google and here's what it said: You know why they hold the gun sideways, d...
by Benitosimies
Tue Nov 27, 2007 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Oblivion
Replies: 443
Views: 59989

Re: Oblivion

What's the point of sleeping in elder scrolls games? Does it mess you up if you don't?
by Benitosimies
Tue Nov 27, 2007 8:18 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Oblivion
Replies: 443
Views: 59989

Re: Oblivion

Tip: Don't put off doing the main quest until you're level 20+. There are some parts in particular that will make you tear your hair out if you wait too long because they become unfucking-ridiculously hard. In particular, the destroyed town that occurs almost right away, if you wait too long to cle...
by Benitosimies
Tue Nov 27, 2007 7:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The guy who invented Venetian blinds is seriously an asshole
Replies: 44
Views: 4390

Re: The guy who invented Venetian blinds is seriously an asshole

Then the only correct choice is to move your school into huts. With palm leaves instead of blinds.
by Benitosimies
Tue Nov 27, 2007 4:35 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1166177

Re: What are you listening to?

I always feel these types of threads are completely pointless unless you give the song some background and a little information. Nobody is going to listen to your song just from it's name or the artist, unless they're not very good at being a music fan. If they were a real fan of the artist, they w...
by Benitosimies
Mon Nov 26, 2007 9:47 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: favorite dungeons and dragons class
Replies: 142
Views: 14571

Re: favorite dungeons and dragons class

The most fun thing in video games is to multiclass barbarian/ranger/fighter. (Only really fun if you're a human or half-elf or such).

When I'm playing with my buddies I like to be a druid or cleric.
by Benitosimies
Mon Nov 26, 2007 9:33 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: It is like an orgasm for your ears.
Replies: 35
Views: 4513

Re: It is like an orgasm for your ears.

Nirvana. So good. The only band where I owned (notice the past tense) every one of their albums. Unless they had hidden albums that I never knew about. I hate that people (or many people I've talked to) won't listen to them for stupid reasons. I've heard these: they sold out, Kurt Cobain was a terr...
by Benitosimies
Mon Nov 26, 2007 9:30 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Oooh. Christmas music!
Replies: 121
Views: 10201

Re: Oooh. Christmas music!

I like Type O Negative more when it's around christmastime. So I basically listen to Type O Negative for christmas music.
by Benitosimies
Mon Nov 26, 2007 9:18 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1166177

Re: What are you listening to?

Corrosion of Conformity -- World On Fire
by Benitosimies
Wed Nov 21, 2007 12:20 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Oblivion
Replies: 443
Views: 59989

Re: Oblivion

Yah, but in Morrowind by the time you're level 25 you can kill EVERYTHING. Agreed. I got all the way to Dagoth Ur thinking "This guy has GOT to be harder than the incredible number of Ascended Sleepers and Ash Vampires I've had to kill getting to him" and then it took me two hits to kill ...

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