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I am surprised to note that it's now been eight years now that I've been on the hardware accelerated bandwagon (I guess it's safe to assume the trend is here to stay). It was right about now in 1996 that I got my Vérité-based Rendition Reactor with which to play Quake. In these days when my current video card has more RAM than NASA did back then, it's fun to recall the joys of first pounding out the polygons with that sort of horsepower... I have to confess I still check out my framerates in Quake II after big upgrades to recreate those moments. Yeah, I'm a geek.

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67. Re: Halloween on Sunday Oct 18, 2004, 16:15 tron
Tron, this isn't really the best argument to make, since the 'fundies' also don't know how to "live and let live" as proven by their stance on, for example, Halloween on Sunday.

i know, which is exactly my point. Halsy's solution to his problem is to combat the intolerance of fundamentalists with --- intolerance! his "wipe out those who disagree with me" approach is just as bad as the approach of the fundamentalists. the hypocrisy of his post boggles my mind.

as for the Halloween on Sunday people - well, i disagree with what they are saying, but i don't hear them claiming that the world would be better off without those who disagree with them.
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