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by Ishindri
Sat Sep 27, 2008 3:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Discuss your Signature
Replies: 800
Views: 70444

Re: Discuss your Signature

Mighty Jalapeno wrote:EDIT: Also, no-one on here had anything to say about my son's quote? :)

I would say it is pretty awesome. You have a budding Gordon Freeman on your hands.

...

SCIENCE!
by Ishindri
Sat Sep 27, 2008 3:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9226854

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Oh, the decongestant's taking effect. Thank Gordon Freeman.
by Ishindri
Thu Sep 25, 2008 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9226854

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

bigglesworth wrote:Could you set your avatar to be a snake, then add extra 's' onto everything you say please?

thankyou

No!

yessssss
by Ishindri
Thu Sep 25, 2008 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9226854

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Belial wrote:*old avatar*

YESSSSS
by Ishindri
Thu Sep 25, 2008 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Heroes! (No spoiler tags for episodes already aired in US)
Replies: 2377
Views: 156876

Re: Heroes: Here thar be spoilers (Merg'd Season 2)

Future Peter has demonstrated an ability to put people into other people's bodies. Maybe Linderman is along for the ride in Nathan's body somehow?
by Ishindri
Thu Sep 25, 2008 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It was a year ago. And it was awesome.
Replies: 15
Views: 2039

Re: It was a year ago. And it was awesome.

I found xkcd like... two weeks before the meetup. I am sorely disappointed that I didn't get to go.
by Ishindri
Thu Sep 25, 2008 9:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2813337

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NBA

Fess: I've always had the nagging desire to sit down and spend a few days reading through the entirety of this thread. I remember back when it was only 200 pages long... Confession: I'm going to request college recommendations from my teachers tomorrow. I need two for the Common App, I've only chose...
by Ishindri
Wed Sep 24, 2008 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 404647

Re: Team Fortress 2

That was a fake. (Look at the very bottom, end of the copyright notices.)
by Ishindri
Wed Sep 24, 2008 10:58 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fun with Video Editing
Replies: 4
Views: 887

Re: CONDOM BOOTS

Plus, some of the sprites they used were from very recent games. I'm calling fake, though a rather convincing one (I didn't catch on until halfway through.) It was just ludicrous enough to be real.
by Ishindri
Mon Sep 22, 2008 3:34 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: How long until games are photorealistic?
Replies: 98
Views: 7870

Re: How long until games are photorealistic?

I believe fracture is trying to have more scenery blow up in non-pre-rendered styles, though I don't know exactly to what extent this happens. The demo was quite cool though, with terrain deformation and such (I want to see the multiplayer...) A link please? That sounds quite cool. As for the poll,...
by Ishindri
Thu Sep 18, 2008 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 404647

Re: Team Fortress 2

So, the Team Fortress blog has been updated. I'm hoping the title is a hint at something...

http://www.teamfortress.com/post.php?id=1823
by Ishindri
Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2813337

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NBA

Huh. My one-year anniversary on the fora passed by 13 days ago. Funny how much it's changed since then. Therefore:

Confession: I miss Belial's old avatar.
by Ishindri
Sat Sep 13, 2008 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Elder Scrolls: Discussion
Replies: 486
Views: 65794

Re: Elder Scrolls: Morrowind (Merged:Elder Scrolls Question)

Now I'm really tempted to play again... Does anybody know of a mod that changes how leveling happens in Morrowind? I found one for Oblivion so that every time a skill levels up, the appropriate attribute is raised by a fraction. Having to manage (and stress about) which skills to level up when is j...
by Ishindri
Wed Sep 10, 2008 1:59 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 404647

Re: Team Fortress 2

Speaking of which, does whacking a spy with the wrench kill them immediately? I get this often, but I'm not sure of Valve's mechanics behind this. It's just you. Engineers just tend to have high crit chances because a. It's a melee weapon, and b. Their sentries rack up damage for them. Although I c...
by Ishindri
Tue Sep 09, 2008 2:20 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Hidden: Source (HL2 Mod)
Replies: 2
Views: 843

The Hidden: Source (HL2 Mod)

http://www.hidden-source.com/ It's a total conversion mod for Half-Life 2. The basic premise is that up to eight players on one team (the IRIS) fight a single, genetically augmented human (the Hidden, so named because he is almost totally invisible). I discovered it just today, actually, and it's gr...
by Ishindri
Wed Sep 03, 2008 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google announces new web browser
Replies: 113
Views: 13852

Re: Google announces new web browser

Yeah, it's pretty standard fare with EULAs. Nevertheless: http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20 ... ge-it.html
by Ishindri
Wed Sep 03, 2008 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: XKCD TF2 Server Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 6019

Re: XKCD TF2 Server Poll

I'd prefer stock maps simply for the sake of not having to download them through Steam, although if links to get them online (say, via FPSBanana) were provided, I'd love to play on custom maps as well.
by Ishindri
Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 404647

Re: Team Fortress 2

Damn, Rippy, I just favorited that server a few days ago.
by Ishindri
Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Mafiascum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 4
Replies: 1266
Views: 60405

Re: Mafiascum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 3

Wow, it's been a week already? Really sorry for my neglect of the game, people. I'll try and stay up on it. But yes, I've been pretty busy with school stuff for the last week and a half. Anyway, I don't know what to tell you. I made an honest mistake, and I'm sorry that it hurt the town's chances, b...
by Ishindri
Sun Aug 31, 2008 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 404647

Re: Team Fortress 2

I wrote out this wall of text a few days ago. The Spy poses a design problem when being considered for updates. Simply unlockables alone are not enough, the basic class needs a boost as well - and here is why. The Spy has become weaker since the game came out. This is not because of any action on Va...
by Ishindri
Tue Aug 26, 2008 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Reverse Spelunking (now with pics!)
Replies: 47
Views: 6381

Re: Reverse Spelunking (now with pics!)

That is an amazing piece of work. Kudos to you, Ati. I'd love to attend that lan...
by Ishindri
Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:05 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Mafiascum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 4
Replies: 1266
Views: 60405

Re: Mafiscum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 2

My apologies. I spent most of the day playing TF2. And for reference, I am male. Yes, it appears I didn't think my vote through very well. I didn't take into account pure statistical chance, so I suppose my train of thought went something like: if the device was made by the Architect, then it probab...
by Ishindri
Sun Aug 24, 2008 4:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Warning! Idiot flux detected.
Replies: 64
Views: 5300

Re: Warning! Idiot flux detected.

Mr. Beck wrote:*snip pure awesome*

That's going in my little Notepad file of cool quotes. Just thought you ought to know.

And as for the topic, I used to lurk on the WoW forums, so it might not be that bad... unless it was linked on the OT. That's the /b/ of the WoW boards. (I am vaguely ashamed to know this.)
by Ishindri
Fri Aug 22, 2008 1:59 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Sinfest
Replies: 24
Views: 22180

Sinfest

http://www.sinfest.net/ (may not be safe for work) I discovered it a few days ago, and have spent most of the intervening time indulging in an Archive Binge (well, and playing Morrowind too). I quite like it, I get a very Calvin and Hobbes-esque feeling from it (if much more adult). What do you all ...
by Ishindri
Thu Aug 21, 2008 11:54 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Mafiascum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 4
Replies: 1266
Views: 60405

Re: Mafiscum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 1

Vote: Vox Imperatoris

I stand by my own analysis of the riddle, especially since we now know it wasn't an Oracle vision.
by Ishindri
Wed Aug 20, 2008 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 404647

Re: Team Fortress 2

Considering they buffed it to be 25% faster than the Medigun, I'd say it's a pretty even tradeoff now. I've been using it on Heavies, to great effect.
by Ishindri
Wed Aug 20, 2008 1:04 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Mafiascum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 4
Replies: 1266
Views: 60405

Re: Mafiscum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 1

I agree with Nebuduck:
Nebuduck wrote:Oh, also, I like gojoe's plan. Don't finalise any lynches yet, see how this plays a bit more, and then if it's still all a bit dodgy investigate OB

On a side note, are first days always like this?
by Ishindri
Wed Aug 20, 2008 4:36 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 404647

Re: Team Fortress 2

Huh. I stand corrected, then.
by Ishindri
Wed Aug 20, 2008 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!"
Replies: 27
Views: 7962

Re: "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!"

I got Classic Feynman (a compilation of a few of his books) out of the library a few weeks ago, and it was awesome. Feynman is one of my new favorite scientists, right up there with Tesla.
by Ishindri
Wed Aug 20, 2008 3:48 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 404647

Re: Team Fortress 2

Actually, it's the Killing Gloves of Boxing taunt. The Heavy swings his fists around a bit, and it can kill.

http://tf2wiki.net/wiki/Heavy (Just above the 'Strategy' subheader.)
by Ishindri
Wed Aug 20, 2008 3:33 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Elder Scrolls: Discussion
Replies: 486
Views: 65794

Re: Elder Scrolls: Morrowind (Merged:Elder Scrolls Question)

Heheh. I don't know how I'm going to survive without those boots and only 30 speed... I may just blow Galbedir's stolen soulgems on a Fortify Speed ring or something. Anyway, thanks for the information. I've been doing the Alchemy thing, but mostly with just Restore Fatigue potions. And mostly with ...
by Ishindri
Wed Aug 20, 2008 3:01 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Elder Scrolls: Discussion
Replies: 486
Views: 65794

Re: Elder Scrolls: Morrowind (Merged:Elder Scrolls Question)

Mmm... I read the last few posts of this thread, then did a fresh install of my GOTY edition and made a Breton mage. I've already decided not to use the Boots of Blinding Speed, Creeper, or the Mudcrab Merchant... Azura help me. (Also, do the contents of mining nodes respawn? Or do I have to find a ...
by Ishindri
Tue Aug 19, 2008 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Mafiascum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 4
Replies: 1266
Views: 60405

Re: Mafiscum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 1

Parts of it really seem to scream 'Agent Smith' to me as well. Out, damned spot! out, I say! You have known what you should not Heaven knows what she has known This disease is beyond my practice God forgive us all! Say, from whence You owe this strange intelligence? They have tied me to a stake; I c...
by Ishindri
Tue Aug 19, 2008 3:07 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 404647

Re: Team Fortress 2

Unlock 10, 15, and 20 of the achievements for each class. First ten get you the secondary unlock, the next five net you the primary unlock, and the last five unlock the melee weapon (at least, that's how it's been done so far.) In other news, the Heavy update should be coming out today. http://steam...
by Ishindri
Mon Aug 18, 2008 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Mafiascum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 4
Replies: 1266
Views: 60405

Re: Mafiscum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 1

I too am pro-town and an enemy of the Smiths and the Machines (despite my avatar.)
by Ishindri
Mon Aug 18, 2008 5:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Explain your avatar!
Replies: 1628
Views: 151577

Re: Explain your avatar!

Mine's Lain from Serial Experiments Lain. It's an awesome anime, and really brain-bending at times. Suitable for a geek-type forum I thought. Her pose is exactly the same way as I sit at the computer. I found the larger pic on DeviantArt, and cropped one of Lain's portraits, then added the WIRED an...
by Ishindri
Mon Aug 18, 2008 3:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Poll: Pill to eliminate the need for sleep
Replies: 80
Views: 30810

Re: Poll: Pill to eliminate the need for sleep

This thread rang a bell, so I went to The Google and dug up this article. A drug like this is not completely hypothetical at all.

http://www.wired.com/science/discoverie ... eprivation

Edit: Reworded myself.
by Ishindri
Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Poll: Pill to eliminate the need for sleep
Replies: 80
Views: 30810

Re: Poll: Pill to eliminate the need for sleep

I definitely would, being a transhumanist - anything to help improve on the inefficiency of our bodies is fine by me.
by Ishindri
Mon Aug 18, 2008 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Mafiascum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Day 4
Replies: 1266
Views: 60405

Re: Mafiscum Round 6 - Enter The Matrix - Signups

Count me in! I've been following the last few games, and it looks like great fun.
by Ishindri
Tue Aug 05, 2008 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9226854

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Damn it, I just spent the last two hours browsing ThinkGeek. This always happens when I go on there.

Edit: In addition, Firefox is consuming 145 MB of RAM from all the tabs I have open. I've only had more than this with TVTropes.

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