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by Edawan
Tue Dec 28, 2010 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Pronunciation, Spelling and Grammar. How important are they?
Replies: 50
Views: 4881

Re: Pronunciation, Spelling and Grammar. How important are t

Eh, it's been my experience that various English as a Second Language folks on the intertubes are either like you : English better than most native speakers around me, possibly better than my own..... OR the other kind, who's odd sentence structure and peculiar word choices mark them as not really ...
by Edawan
Tue Aug 10, 2010 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618264

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Kinda obvious, but I don't think I've seen it.

Source : 725
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by Edawan
Wed Jan 27, 2010 12:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0694: "Retro Virus"
Replies: 164
Views: 38824

Re: "Retro Virus" Discussion

Everyone seems to think this is about Linux. Maybe I'm stupid, but I thought the joke was something to do with Windows 7 no longer getting viruses... Note win32 (where everyone these days uses 64-bit, but 64-bit XP was a horrendous mess), and the alt-text implication that "year-of-desktop-linu...
by Edawan
Wed Jan 13, 2010 11:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618264

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

FCN wrote:
Spoiler:

We make xkcd slightly different ?
by Edawan
Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 453831

Re: WoWzers!

Do you other ret paladins use 2 handers or 1 handers? I switch back and forth constantly based on how many mobs I will have to fight at once. But the 1 + shield combo means a lot less healing. iirc, It doesn't really make a difference until you have Crusader Strike. Once you do, 2h weapons are by f...
by Edawan
Thu Jul 02, 2009 1:43 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 86173
Views: 6147016

Re: Count to a Million [Space Page Toppers PT.2!]

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by Edawan
Thu Jul 02, 2009 1:05 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3629
Views: 546525

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

Adobe After Effects 7.0 Keyframe Data Units Per Second 25 Source Width 1024 Source Height 576 Source Pixel Aspect Ratio 1 Comp Pixel Aspect Ratio 1 Effects Appliquer un cache #2 Utiliser comme cache #3 Frame 3 Effects Appliquer un cache #2 Inverser le cache #4 Frame 1 Effects Appliquer un cache #2 ...
by Edawan
Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count up in Trinary!
Replies: 554
Views: 61985

Re: Count up in Trinary!

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by Edawan
Tue Mar 03, 2009 11:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 10,000th Living Day
Replies: 65
Views: 10648

Re: 10,000th Living Day

Hehe the only thing I ever programmed was "number of days between two dates" on my Ti82.
(congratulation! you've learned to use while() )

Luthen wrote:I hit 10,000,000 minutes just five days after my next birthday. Cool.

Looks like 10M minutes is 5 days after turning 19. (general rule)
by Edawan
Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Facts of the Days (ITT: Amazing Facts!)
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: Facts of the Days (ITT: Amazing Facts!)

I was more thinking of this thread.
by Edawan
Sat Feb 07, 2009 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Love it or Hate it?
Replies: 94
Views: 8166

Re: Love it or Hate it?

Never watched it but I think I'd love it.

World of Warcraft.
by Edawan
Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You Laugh, You lose
Replies: 1095
Views: 198719

Re: You Laugh, You lose

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by Edawan
Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:32 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What games are you currently playing?
Replies: 107
Views: 9711

Re: What games are you currently playing?

World of Warcraft
Frets on Fire
GTA 4 (PC)
Mario Galaxy

WoW is far ahead in playtime.
by Edawan
Mon Jan 12, 2009 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90038
Views: 8014791

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

I was wondering how much wing surface a dragon would need relative to its mass to be able to fly.

The conclusion is that I have no idea and should draw them however I want.
by Edawan
Mon Dec 15, 2008 10:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: stupidest comment ever
Replies: 339
Views: 31257

Re: stupidest comment ever

nightlina wrote:Silvo Berlusconi sounds like the funniest guy... I wish our politicians were able to actually make a joke - and that the media would be able to interpret it as such.
I'm not sure the Italians find Berlusconi funny...
by Edawan
Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: It looks like... a nuclear bomb!
Replies: 424
Views: 29522

Re: It looks like... a nuclear bomb!

You could take days off of work with that !

The ability to instantly know if someone farted within 10m of you, and who it was.
by Edawan
Fri Dec 05, 2008 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Is iTunes the only way to sync your iPod?
Replies: 18
Views: 2278

Re: Is iTunes the only way to sync your iPod?

If all else fails, can't you just plug in a ten-dollar thumbdrive and reassign its drive letter? Hadn't thought of that... Why the hell are you blaming Microsoft for Apple's shitty program? Instructions for changing the location of your shell folders (of which Music/My Music is one) are here and he...
by Edawan
Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Is iTunes the only way to sync your iPod?
Replies: 18
Views: 2278

Re: Is iTunes the only way to sync your iPod?

Now that's great : I had previously set my Music folder to an external drive, which I don't have with me anymore. The problem is, when I launch iTunes (which I just installed) it tries to create an iTunes folder in my Music folder, but it can't since the drive's not there ! iTunes won't launch becau...
by Edawan
Thu Dec 04, 2008 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You know your tired when....
Replies: 72
Views: 6470

Re: You know your tired when....

When you can't even focus your eyes on anything.
by Edawan
Thu Dec 04, 2008 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 10000 days of christmas
Replies: 14566
Views: 563354

Re: 10000 days of christmas

1378 trees you didn't hear falling. Have they actually made any sound ?
by Edawan
Thu Dec 04, 2008 1:23 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Is iTunes the only way to sync your iPod?
Replies: 18
Views: 2278

Re: Is iTunes the only way to sync your iPod?

Oooh I'll have to install it then.
by Edawan
Thu Dec 04, 2008 2:32 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Is iTunes the only way to sync your iPod?
Replies: 18
Views: 2278

Re: Is iTunes the only way to sync your iPod?

I just bought an iPod, and I do not want to install iTunes. The problem is, when I connect my iPod to my computer it disconnects immediately, so I can't even try to manage it with another program. Do I have to connect it at least once with iTunes to use it ? What would be even better would be to all...
by Edawan
Mon Nov 24, 2008 1:57 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Guitar Hero
Replies: 578
Views: 47668

Re: The Single Coolest Guitar Hero Related Video Ever.

Lycur wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlMYWuGUZlM

This. is. so. awesome. it. deserves. William. Shatner's. praise.
Just so you know, that was viral marketing. -source-
Still impressive, though.
by Edawan
Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nitpicky design failure (Merge'd Game Mechanics)
Replies: 285
Views: 21165

Re: Nitpicky design failures in awesome games

Anything with enemies that never respawn (Dungeon Siege 1, somewhat 2) Why that ? I can't see why you'd want respawns in a single player game... I believe he's referring to the fact that you are physically able to save your game once you've jumped down the little slide and have taken the elevator u...
by Edawan
Tue Nov 18, 2008 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nitpicky design failure (Merge'd Game Mechanics)
Replies: 285
Views: 21165

Re: Nitpicky design failures in awesome games

When you arrive at the final boss of the game and he completely pwns you, but you can't go back to gain more stuff / levels because you saved at a point just before the fight where it's not allowed. This happened to me in Golden Sun, which is an excellent game until the final boss' final form. Actua...
by Edawan
Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 221252

Re: High and low point of your day

Shit.
The formula that looked perfect in in my graphing calculator acts nothing like it should in 3ds max.

EDIT: apparently the calculator uses radians and Max uses degrees. :roll:
by Edawan
Wed Nov 05, 2008 6:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 221252

Re: High and low point of your day

Context : I work as a CG artist in a company doing motion graphics for TV. Low : getting assigned another small crappy thing to do over the afternoon when I have more interesting things to do. (namely modeling, texturing and animating a rose) High : finding a good formula for animating my rose. It's...
by Edawan
Fri Oct 31, 2008 1:07 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You Laugh, You lose
Replies: 1095
Views: 198719

Re: You Laugh, You lose

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by Edawan
Fri Oct 31, 2008 12:40 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Clipboard dump!
Replies: 160
Views: 15352

Re: Clipboard dump!

Bachi-bouzouk
by Edawan
Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Most rewarding gaming experiences?
Replies: 115
Views: 11780

Re: Most rewarding gaming experiences?

You, sir, name? wrote:Playing The Longest Journey. Awesomely well crafted story. It's better than many books that are supposed to be awesomely well crafted.
I got it recently but it won't work on my computer. :(
by Edawan
Fri Oct 17, 2008 3:26 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Most rewarding gaming experiences?
Replies: 115
Views: 11780

Re: Most rewarding gaming experiences?

I'll have to bring up WoW again, but one of my most rewarding gaming moment was when we first killed Lucifron in MC. Such an adrenaline rush when you realise ezerything is going smoothly and Oh me yarm we're going to kill it !!! Sadly you can never quite find these sensations again after the first t...
by Edawan
Wed Oct 08, 2008 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: When Your Brain Breaks
Replies: 86
Views: 5244

Re: When Your Brain Breaks

You can say anything and it will be the right answer.
by Edawan
Tue Oct 07, 2008 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 10000 days of christmas
Replies: 14566
Views: 563354

Re: 10000 days of christmas

6744 plot twists.
by Edawan
Mon Oct 06, 2008 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your old forum sites
Replies: 62
Views: 5154

Re: Your old forum sites

I wasted a lot of time on HL Fallout around the time when HL2 came out.
I remember the speculations before the release, then the fun with Garry's mod. :)
by Edawan
Mon Oct 06, 2008 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 10000 days of christmas
Replies: 14566
Views: 563354

Re: 10000 days of christmas

6759 lines at Tetris !!!
by Edawan
Mon Oct 06, 2008 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 10000 days of christmas
Replies: 14566
Views: 563354

Re: 10000 days of christmas

6761 helicopters ready to take of.
by Edawan
Mon Oct 06, 2008 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 10000 days of christmas
Replies: 14566
Views: 563354

Re: 10000 days of christmas

6763 wipes on the Reliquary of Souls (and counting)
by Edawan
Mon Sep 29, 2008 10:39 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 453831

Re: WoWzers!

My guild finally reached Illidan !
Now to kill him before the expansion comes.....
by Edawan
Mon Sep 22, 2008 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Guitar Hero
Replies: 578
Views: 47668

Re: Guitar Hero III Rant!

The problem with Frets on Fire is that most songs are either really easy or really hard, because they're fan made. Yeah fan made songs are usually pretty hard cause they're made by people already skilled with the game. But it's possible the find rips of Guitar Hero and Rock Band tracks which are tu...
by Edawan
Mon Sep 22, 2008 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: How long until games are photorealistic?
Replies: 98
Views: 7238

Re: How long until games are photorealistic?

Games that AREN'T trying to look like reality tend to have much better animation, I"ve noticed. It's just a perception. Stylised looks call for stylised animation, and in itself, a cartoonish animation isn't "better" than a realistic animation, it's just a different style, and cartoo...

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