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by Manial
Fri Sep 12, 2008 10:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How self-obsessed are you?
Replies: 11
Views: 1185

Re: How self-obsessed are you?

I sometimes google Manial. I don't know why really, all I get is misspellings of "Manila" and "menial" :(
by Manial
Sat Sep 06, 2008 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Things to do - Melbourne
Replies: 32
Views: 4804

Re: Things to do - Melbourne

Well, it is a pretty long bridge (640m), but there could easily have been a tunnel or a ferry that allowed you to drive there :wink:

Maseiken wrote:Um... there pretty clearly IS at least ONE bridge there.
It's like... Famous, and all...

Oh right... yeah :x
by Manial
Fri Sep 05, 2008 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Things to do - Melbourne
Replies: 32
Views: 4804

Re: Things to do - Melbourne

Does anyone know were I can see the penguins? Phillip Island , about 2 hours drive from the city. You can also see seals, and they have a nice koala reserve. EDIT: Huh... I never knew there were penguins in St. Kilda Beach. I see... amphibious cars are common in melbourne? ... There aren't any brid...
by Manial
Sat Aug 30, 2008 1:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Things to do - Melbourne
Replies: 32
Views: 4804

Re: Things to do - Melbourne

diego5wh wrote:Does anyone know were I can see the penguins?


Phillip Island, about 2 hours drive from the city. You can also see seals, and they have a nice koala reserve.

EDIT: Huh... I never knew there were penguins in St. Kilda Beach.
by Manial
Fri Aug 29, 2008 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dumbest things said in movies
Replies: 87
Views: 10641

Re: Dumbest things said in movies

Anyway, Resident Evil: Apocalypse has some particularly horrendous quotes and plot points. Like the fact that the characters decide to walk through a cemetery . They've just been attacked by hundreds of living dead, so clearly the cemetery's the best place to be :roll: And yet, now that I think abo...
by Manial
Fri Aug 29, 2008 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Name that device! No, seriously...
Replies: 7
Views: 1273

Re: Name that device! No, seriously...

The slot does look like the right size for a SIM card, but what would it do with them? :?

EDIT: Maybe it's a SIM cloner...
by Manial
Thu Aug 28, 2008 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dumbest things said in movies
Replies: 87
Views: 10641

Re: Dumbest things said in movies

A.I.: Artificial Intelligence Everything. Just... everything... It would've been a lot better if the film ended with them underwater in front of the fairy statue. Anyway, Resident Evil: Apocalypse has some particularly horrendous quotes and plot points. Like the fact that the characters decide to w...
by Manial
Thu Aug 28, 2008 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Defense of the Ancients is win.
Replies: 211
Views: 23923

Re: Defense of the Ancients is win.

Yeah, I really would recommend playing some local games with friends before joining battlenet. Enchantress (Aiushta[?]) is also a good starting character. Just put levels into Nature's Attendants and Untouchable (her ultimate). The good thing about her is that once you get better, she has more compl...
by Manial
Tue Aug 26, 2008 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Defense of the Ancients is win.
Replies: 211
Views: 23923

Re: DotA is win.

Now I feel terrible for perfectly understanding Ixtellor's post.
by Manial
Mon Aug 25, 2008 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Geohashing story you wont believe
Replies: 4
Views: 704

Re: Geohasing story you wont believe

andjustin4all wrote:what's a "jjj breakfast show"?


triple j, the radio station.

Also, was there a surprise party?
by Manial
Sun Aug 24, 2008 9:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fun words to misspronounce.
Replies: 217
Views: 18579

Re: Fun words to misspronounce.

I spent about 6 months trying to get a reaction with "Die-query". (Daiquiri)

It turned out everyone was just too polite to correct me :|
by Manial
Sat Aug 02, 2008 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1955
Views: 570090

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

COLOBOT. So awesome. Well, the demo was. I don't think it ever got published, but the demo came with a bunch of levels and a level editor so it didn't really matter. Your details differ a bit here and there, but the spaceship description makes me definitely think it's Colobot. The coolest thing was...
by Manial
Fri Aug 01, 2008 3:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1955
Views: 570090

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

I'm looking for a game that I played for a few days (I think my hard drive got wiped by technicians, so I lost it >.<) To be honest, I'm not sure whether my mind just pieced this together from bits of other games, but anyway: * Background : It's a PC puzzle game, set on (a) random planet(s). * Year ...
by Manial
Thu Jul 31, 2008 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: If you could combine two(or more) games
Replies: 228
Views: 65871

Re: If you could combine two(or more) games

LoZ: Majora's Mask + Cursor*10

Actually, this is what I thought Majora's Mask would be when it was first described to me, and I was kinda disappointed when I played it. But imagine how complicated the puzzles could be!
by Manial
Mon May 19, 2008 10:58 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cool games on the interweb
Replies: 1035
Views: 203969

Re: Cool games on the interweb

did you stick the disk into the computer? did you stab the kid with the answering machine? did you pick the diary lock with a needle? all of those lead to a slightly worse ending Well, I did set the kid on fire (by accident, I just tried it out for fun), and pick the diary lock with the needle. I a...
by Manial
Sun May 18, 2008 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cool games on the interweb
Replies: 1035
Views: 203969

Re: Cool games on the interweb

4=5 wrote:diversitygame, an escape the room game with multiple paths.


That game turned creepy fast... I'm not sure what I did, but in the last room a dead cat attacked me :?
by Manial
Sun May 18, 2008 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3583121

Re: Rant Thread

Wow... that makes me kinda embarrassed about my school now. Let me put it this way; The year after I left they got permission to demolish a (beautiful, imo) 1930's heritage listed building to build a fairly ugly, expensive (it cost around $10 million to build I think), almost totally glass building,...
by Manial
Sat May 10, 2008 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Long hair in males as a cultural or political statement?
Replies: 153
Views: 22539

Re: Long hair in males as a cultural or political statement?

So essentially, my hair is certainly not a political statement of any sorts, just simply a mixture of laziness and irrational fear of hairdressers. This pretty much sums up my attitude to my hair. It grows really quickly (since the last time I've cut it, 6 months ago, it's grown 2 or so inches), an...
by Manial
Sat May 10, 2008 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Zelda:Twilight Princess
Replies: 161
Views: 21412

Re: Zelda:Twilight Princess

I was discussing TP with a friend, and he pointed out the fact that Telma has unusually large breasts. Am I the only one who's vaguely disturbed by this? The fact that they're large, or the fact that they're painted on? Well both, the fact that someone would design such a disturbingly sexual charac...
by Manial
Sat May 10, 2008 7:49 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Zelda:Twilight Princess
Replies: 161
Views: 21412

Re: Zelda:Twilight Princess

I was discussing TP with a friend, and he pointed out the fact that Telma has unusually large breasts. Am I the only one who's vaguely disturbed by this?
by Manial
Fri May 02, 2008 4:53 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mario Kart
Replies: 70
Views: 8308

Re: Mario Kart

I've had the game for a week now, and I love it. I noticed that the game notes how much you use your Wii Wheel, so I'm going to try and keep a 100%. That and the Wheel is loads of fun. I've actually managed to get a few single star ratings in 100cc mode, but the best I can do in 50cc is an A. I don'...
by Manial
Sun Apr 20, 2008 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Zelda:Twilight Princess
Replies: 161
Views: 21412

Re: Zelda:Twilight Princess

Although I must admit, Carrying a Barrel of Hot Springs-Water across Hyrule Plain to give some guy a Shower? Not one of the best points. I'm up to that point now. It's just not fair! I can deal with the birds that come at you, and the fire-arrow shooting goblins... but why do those stupid green thi...
by Manial
Tue Apr 15, 2008 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem
Replies: 1713
Views: 216928

Re: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem

Ideally, you'd want to not have to kill any Zombies. Ideally, there won't BE any zombies. Ideally, I'm in Kirby's Dreamland getting Free Blowjobs and Pudding . Fix'd. From Kirby?! Wouldn't that... hurt? Anyway, I was thinking about this (zombies, not kirby sex) the other day, and I came up with: a ...
by Manial
Tue Apr 15, 2008 8:20 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Urban dead (GRAAAH!!!)
Replies: 444
Views: 42404

Re: Urban dead (GRAAAH!!!)

There is like no incentive in this game. If you die, you can get revived. Actually that can be quite hard if you die in a zombie controlled area, I had to spend ages as a zombie before. Also, now I can revive people! I have a largish stock of syringes, but the only problem is that I'm down in Osmon...
by Manial
Tue Apr 15, 2008 7:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: packratting
Replies: 29
Views: 2713

Re: packratting

My packrattiness is entirely confined to my computer, but it's terrible. I have school work from year 9 (I finished school last year), random videos which I found funny 3 years ago, and games that I haven't played for years which I keep because I might one day want to go back and play them again. I ...
by Manial
Sun Apr 13, 2008 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2864242

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

Confession: When my friends dared me to say "There are always other ways to get where you want" for my mini-speech at the valedictory assembly, I didn't think of the sexual connotations until just after I said it. :oops:
by Manial
Sun Apr 13, 2008 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 379392

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Misconception: The modifier "literally" can be used for exaggeration when the subject did not, in fact, "literally" perform the action it is modifying. Example: A couple years ago, this kid in my class was describing a shocking experience. He continued to say, "I literally ...
by Manial
Sun Apr 13, 2008 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Anti-jokes
Replies: 185
Views: 20495

Re: Anti-jokes

I'm sure someone must have posted this somewhere, but I noticed something in the last panel of this comic ... I don't get the difference between a duck joke. One of my friends wrote it on my maths book, and it's confused me ever since. It's just that the punchline doesn't seem to make any grammatica...
by Manial
Sun Apr 13, 2008 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Videogame Name Generator
Replies: 96
Views: 15233

Re: Videogame Name Generator

Muppet Makeout X-treme ( :lol: ) also, Inappropriate Ping Pong Conquest Violent Booty Conundrum National Lampoon's Hovercraft of Death Fruity WWII Stadium Deadly Makeout Basketball Barbie's Sloth Conflict Inbred Deer Hunter of the Damned And finally, games I'd want to play: Epic BMX Boxing Killer Ho...
by Manial
Fri Apr 11, 2008 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mario Kart
Replies: 70
Views: 8308

Re: Mario Kart

Still two more weeks until the Wii version comes out here. It'll probably sell out in a day and then re stock in a month like anything Wii related :x (Seriously, I had to wait a month before I could buy the console because any store that got stock would be sold out in hours. And this is a year after...
by Manial
Wed Apr 09, 2008 5:17 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Zelda:Twilight Princess
Replies: 161
Views: 21412

Re: Zelda:Twilight Princess

I love it :) I'm about 30 hours in, and at the castle in the sky. I find that the puzzles are generally a lot easier than in the N64 games, although I haven't really done many of the sidequests. But, nothing is going to be harder (for me at least) than the mask quest in MM where you have to light al...
by Manial
Wed Apr 09, 2008 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Urban dead (GRAAAH!!!)
Replies: 444
Views: 42404

Re: Urban dead (GRAAAH!!!)

I may be wrong, but.. here's what happens in my experience. I tell the game to do something, it sends data back and forth or whatever the hell it does that takes 15 seconds and my action resolves. My actions have a normal chance of success.. If, however, I tell the game to do something and it resol...
by Manial
Sun Mar 30, 2008 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: This apparatus convects my ventricles...
Replies: 22
Views: 3126

Re: This apparatus convects my ventricles...

My Wii. It's just so beautiful. All the more so because I didn't want to buy it during my final year of school (last year). I've stayed up til 3am playing Twilight Princess. I even love the smell of the remote. I've actually found myself admiring it instead of turning it on. And it's backwards compa...
by Manial
Sun Mar 30, 2008 12:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sometimes everybody is wrong
Replies: 54
Views: 6859

Re: Sometimes everybody is wrong

thc wrote:Here's one:

myth: that Pedophilia/Pederasty is (necessarily) wrong.

Discuss


On the other hand, acting on it is most definitely wrong.
by Manial
Sat Mar 15, 2008 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Pillow fight day!
Replies: 12
Views: 1473

Re: Pillow fight day!

Maseiken wrote:Aw Poo!
Why no Melbourne?!


Fed square at 7pm!

(*considering going, but has no feather stuffed pillows*)
by Manial
Fri Mar 14, 2008 7:24 am UTC
Forum: Fictional Science
Topic: What would you do if time travel was real?
Replies: 246
Views: 33469

Re: What would you do if time travel was real?

Make out with myself.


That is all.
by Manial
Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How normal are you?
Replies: 129
Views: 10304

Re: How normal are you?

Your level of weirdness isn't something you can decide for yourself. I mean, a lot of my friends declare themselves as being weird based on the fact that they've done this or that, but the fact that you think it's weird means it's outside of your normal behaviour. In fact, most of the truly weird pe...
by Manial
Sun Mar 09, 2008 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Irrational fears
Replies: 562
Views: 76452

Re: Irrational fears

I'm quite sure this doesn't have a name, but I'm really afraid of some computer error messages. Like the blue screen thing that comes up in Windows. Or when it reverts to the DOS thing. If I'm alone, using my computer at night and it comes up, it's terrifying. I feel like someone's coming to kill me...
by Manial
Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:28 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Game endings. Spoilers, duh.
Replies: 53
Views: 6706

Re: Game endings. Spoilers, duh.

The Fire Emblem series has nice endings, where every character gets their own little ending story and your actions during the game can change a lot of their endings. Although one story (in No.7) is effectively: He went home and died in a snowstorm. :cry: I mean, he fights an epic battle against hord...
by Manial
Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:16 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: best space RTS
Replies: 26
Views: 6422

Re: best space RTS

Homeworld 1 is one of the few RTS games that I've both played and liked. So I'll give it another point.

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