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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 16, 2015, 16:48 1badmf
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jul 16, 2015, 11:23:
harlock wrote on Jul 16, 2015, 10:53:
never owned a microwave.. they just fuck shit up in my experience

not worth it.. toaster oven is plenty good

So how do you reheat stuff that you can't put in a oven? Or do you just not prepare food in advance?

I don't particularly like microwaving but nothing beats it at reheating food without making it brick or leather. Obviously you don't ever put vegetables or fruits in a microwave...

I usually reheat stuff on a ceramic plate though It's interesting that "hard" plastic containers can cause such problems... mnhmhn. Also Tupperware is not actually affected by this, both BPA and Phyt.. whatever free.

actually i figured out a quick and easy way to steam veggies in the microwave - put them in a bowl, fill water to about halfway, cover so that it vents, nuke for 10 minutes. i like to throw in butter and salt. voila! perfect steamed buttery broccoli. add cheese and it's pretty awesome.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
21. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 16, 2015, 02:39 1badmf
 
jdreyer wrote on Jul 15, 2015, 14:15:
Dog Senses Baby Dolphin In Need, Rushes To Save Him.

Good dog, bad human. By pushing that baby back to sea, you've killed it. The only hope was to call animal rescue.

yeah that thing was way too small and weak to survive on its own. i doubt it'd even been weaned from mother's milk yet. its only chance was if mother was close by offshore; otherwise it starved or was eaten. the way it was struggling so mightily just to swim against some small surf, i doubt it was a month old.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 11, 2015, 22:42 1badmf
 
harlock wrote on Jul 11, 2015, 18:44:
1badmf wrote on Jul 11, 2015, 18:25:
jdreyer wrote on Jul 11, 2015, 16:38:
harlock wrote on Jul 11, 2015, 15:51:
btw, if you guys arent watching Penny Dreadful, you might want to check that out

reimagined victorian horror all-stars kinda thing

Yeah, on my To Watch list. Read an article with Josh Hartnett last year about how he dropped out of Hollywood a decade ago because he hated being famous and didn't want to be defined as an action star. Interesting dude.

i also highly recommend it. it's a great horror show, but in its quiet moments it also takes a deep look at what it means to be human surrounded by not just supernatural horror, but the horror of 19th century industrial london. the acting is out of this world good, and the dialogue is almost Shakespearean at times. artistically, definitely a step outside the box from modern television drama. just renewed for season 3 =DDDD

not to mention.. eva green Smitten

hey hey.... dibs! =P

is it weird that the thing i'm most excited about in that trailer is jeremy irons as alfred?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 11, 2015, 18:25 1badmf
 
jdreyer wrote on Jul 11, 2015, 16:38:
harlock wrote on Jul 11, 2015, 15:51:
btw, if you guys arent watching Penny Dreadful, you might want to check that out

reimagined victorian horror all-stars kinda thing

Yeah, on my To Watch list. Read an article with Josh Hartnett last year about how he dropped out of Hollywood a decade ago because he hated being famous and didn't want to be defined as an action star. Interesting dude.

i also highly recommend it. it's a great horror show, but in its quiet moments it also takes a deep look at what it means to be human surrounded by not just supernatural horror, but the horror of 19th century industrial london. the acting is out of this world good, and the dialogue is almost Shakespearean at times. artistically, definitely a step outside the box from modern television drama. just renewed for season 3 =DDDD
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 10, 2015, 16:50 1badmf
 
have none of you seen braveheart? Uncle Argyle! he was great!  
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News Comments > GOG.com's Windows 10 Support
24. Re: GOG.com's Windows 10 Support Jul 8, 2015, 16:50 1badmf
 
jdreyer wrote on Jul 8, 2015, 13:29:
Ludomancer wrote on Jul 8, 2015, 13:09:
What in the holy fuck did Microsoft do to Win10 that can fuck up Gog? I swear, Win10 is the biggest honeypot in the history of technology. That shit is going to rape control and privacy from the user once and for all. >:(

Every new major OS brings its own headaches. Galaxy could have issues. Game installs, especially older ones using Dosbox could have issues. It's good to know that they're on top of things.

That being said, the July 29 date is a soft launch. Win 10 only goes out to about 5 million people. Which sounds like a lot, but they're expecting one billion installs by EoY 2017.

is it only a soft launch? i bought win7 like 3 months ago for a mini-upgrade, and reserved my win10 upgrade for the 29th. i'd expect people who bought it before me would get priority if it was limited.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 8, 2015, 16:41 1badmf
 
DangerDog wrote on Jul 8, 2015, 15:18:
nin wrote on Jul 8, 2015, 09:56:
Star Wars- Han Solo origins film announced. Bitten by a radioactive rogue.

HEY hey hey hey hey...keep it down, allright? Let's not give them any ideas!


It's going to be based around the time in Empire when he was frozen in carbonite, groundhog's day style.

hah! now that would be trippy - a star wars movie that was nothing but an acid trip mindfuck david lynch style.
 
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News Comments > World of Warships Open Beta
16. Re: World of Warships Open Beta Jul 3, 2015, 06:13 1badmf
 
InBlack wrote on Jul 3, 2015, 02:32:
So....Youve convinced me to give it a go. Just to see what the gameplay is all about. Last time round (with WOT) I went with the wrong tree. Since there is no Soviet tree in this game, which tree should I try first and what class?

Had a quick looksee at the tech trees....Japan has battleships, the US has carriers?

as krov said, which tree depends on how you like to play. destroyers are the most intense class imo - low hp, low armor hanging around right at the edge of detection range, occasionally taking a risk so you can launch torps. if you're not constantly on the verge of death, you're not doing it right. DD life homie =D

cruisers - exciting life, but for me a bit anticlimactic. outgunned by battleships, outmaneuvered by destroyers, they're sortof a compromise class if you ask me. they're best used as anti-aircraft/destroyer screens for your capital ships, and then cut loose for the hunt when danger is gone.

battleships - big armor and guns, but ironically extremely vulnerable if left alone. a lone bb is free lunch for a good carrier or destroyer driver. if done right they'll kill you with torps and you'll never even see them. you feel like a badass, a real floating fortress, until you get torped in the nuts and a destroyer is laughing at you as he drives over your corpse.

carriers - honestly kinda boring, and i'm a big RTS fan. guess i just like big guns more. torp squadrons are lethal in the hands of a good player, dive bombers need a significant buff though. it feels kinda disconnected from your ship cuz you're always in an overhead view instead of down with your ship like the other classes.

jap bbs have longer range but lousy turning and mediocre AA. US bbs turn almost like cruisers, deadly AA and guns turn faster. US guns turn much faster in every class.
 
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News Comments > World of Warships Open Beta
10. Re: World of Warships Open Beta Jul 2, 2015, 17:27 1badmf
 
st louis is a little OP man. irritates the fuck outta me when i have to go up against one in one of my battleships. HE does way too much damage against armored targets and its rate of fire is ridic.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: TransAsia crash pilot pulled wrong throttle, shut down sole working engine. Jul 2, 2015, 13:13 1badmf
 
you would think it wouldn't be difficult to identify the failed engine - it's probably the one with the out-of-bounds RPMs and/or fuel flow. or at least it shouldn't be difficult to identify the working one.  
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News Comments > World of Warships Open Beta
8. Re: World of Warships Open Beta Jul 2, 2015, 12:35 1badmf
 
grind is about the same as WOT. you can get up to about tier 6 in a week, and then it becomes a slog after that. i don't mind though - i got up to the battleship north carolina in closed beta and man, that was a dream ship.

i happened to get in when they were doing a x5 weekend though, and i got like 5 separate lines up to tier 5 in one day XD.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 29, 2015, 17:29 1badmf
 
descender wrote on Jun 29, 2015, 14:08:
The Kili/Tauriel thing is the only thing that felt out of place to me, I was really glad to see such an expanded view of what was going on in "The Hobbit".

Limiting it to the contents of the 80-page children's book would have done it a serious disservice. I think given some time to digest that they may not be so reviled as they are now. I see this same lack of imagination permeating every aspect of our culture.

the book is a lot longer than 80 pages - i have it sitting next to me. and it's reviled because of PJ's style. there's a significant subset of us tolkien fans that denigrate everything he makes because, simply, it's overproduced, soulless crap. story and depth take a back-of-the-schoolbus backseat to spectacle and it really shows with stupid shit like adding legolas and that chick, as well as making the story all about thorin when all of them were at best supporting casts to bilbo's story in the book.

i still think the best version ever made was the 1977 rankin/bass animated film. concise, compelling, perfect.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Into the Black Jun 27, 2015, 19:12 1badmf
 
NegaDeath wrote on Jun 27, 2015, 15:47:
Can you fly into the danger zone while sitting at a console controlling a drone?

frankly they should turn it into a comedy like the SNL skit val kilmer did were iceman relives his glory days while at the controls of an airliner.
 
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News Comments > World of Warships Shipstorm
18. Re: World of Warships Shipstorm Jun 27, 2015, 00:35 1badmf
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Jun 26, 2015, 22:35:
InBlack wrote on Jun 26, 2015, 13:42:
Illegal where? These guys are from Belarus. A country with a 'legally' elected strongman dictator and a close ally of Vladimir Putin.

Illegal where? Pretty much everywhere in the world that has contract law. If you think that them being in another country doesn't stop you from taking them to court in your home country, you've missed the last ~18 years of legal changes.

if they do business in the US, then US law applies. shame, it's a really fun game.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
4. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jun 25, 2015, 01:33 1badmf
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jun 24, 2015, 18:33:
I blame you for a sudden craving to rewatch Gattaca

so conflicted about that film. conceptually brilliant, but i felt (and still feel) it lacked heart.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 22, 2015, 03:54 1badmf
 
jdreyer wrote on Jun 22, 2015, 03:24:
Slick wrote on Jun 22, 2015, 02:47:
did anyone even watch that telerobotic thing? it's madness

Teledildonics, on the other hand, is amazing.

not sure if kidding...
 
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
13. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Jun 20, 2015, 17:54 1badmf
 
NewMaxx wrote on Jun 20, 2015, 16:37:
eRe4s3r wrote on Jun 20, 2015, 16:03:
I only just now checked your post Man your post was really informative.. I just wanted to thank you for that. No idea how you got that info but you really did have it right, so kudos to you ;)

Thanks! I didn't know this information would come out so quickly but I always post the rumor mill stuff I hear on Blue's News. Only on Blue's News. I worked for AMD a decade ago (writing white papers) but not long after that I transferred to NVIDIA (worked on what became Tesla) and then EA (java game coding for mobile). Burned out super quick but I got a good taste of the scene and it wasn't for me. I kept the contacts, though. Disclaimer: I do not invest in AMD, NVIDIA or Intel.

I wanted to elaborate on my comment earlier about the top guys being ballsy. I came across as saying they were defiant by making this move early but that's actually not entirely the case. They've been in talks with buyers (again, Samsung primarily) for about a year as I said, so them leaking it means they couldn't get the price they wanted. I stated that "AMD is overvalued" and that's true - however, people invested in the company (including top employees) want to get the most money they can. By leaking it early they are saying that negotiations failed and they are opening it to all bidders. This is good for consumers because transparency is always good, to explain my earlier comments.

is it legal for you to be leaking this stuff to us? i love juicy gossip but i wouldn't want anyone here to go to federal pound-me-in-the-ass prison for it. i know you don't work for them but maybe your contacts could get screwed.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
7. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs Jun 20, 2015, 17:48 1badmf
 
harlock wrote on Jun 20, 2015, 17:20:
thats why i like to pirate shit and say "fuck em"

for real man. sometimes i pirate music on principle because those fucktards have stolen so much from the public and from their own artists.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
10. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jun 20, 2015, 00:32 1badmf
 
at 4k you don't need AA tho i think, especially on a computer monitor. kinda speaking out of my ass, but the pixels would be so small that jaggies would be invisible. i play on a 1920x1200 27" screen, and i only do low AA cuz that's more than sufficient to get the jaggies away. i imagine if the pixels were a quarter the size i could turn AA off and not really notice unless i buried my nose on the screen.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
17. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 18, 2015, 17:09 1badmf
 
sauron wrote on Jun 18, 2015, 13:24:
Verno wrote on Jun 18, 2015, 11:48:
My girlfriends mother is a vet who sometimes gets called out by the county to look at stuff like that when they get trapped animals and etc. I texted her the pic and she said its probably a tumor, apparently there is a lot of fibromatosis in animals in the wild.

Yes, I'm a veterinarian as well, and agree with her - it looks like a benign growth. Much too big to be a tick, and too smooth and rounded to be an abcess. Probably not directly dangerous to health, but is obscuring vision and could get infected. If it were a domestic animal, you'd remove it.

so the dark lord of mordor is an animal lover. huh.
 
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